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Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output April category listing, related patent applications 04/09

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04/30/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090113078 - Method and apparatus for implementing memory enabled systems using master-slave architecture: Embodiments of the invention generally provide a system, method, and memory device for accessing memory. In one embodiment, a first memory device includes command decoding logic configured to decode commands issued to the first memory device and a second memory device, while command decoding logic of the second memory device... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP Gero Mcclellan / Qimonda

20090113079 - Computing device location: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to computing device location and provide a novel and non-obvious method, system and computer program product for visually locating a computing device. In one embodiment of the invention, a computing device location method can include establishing filter criteria... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090113080 - System and method for seamless management of multi-personality mobile devices: A system and method for managing multi-mode mobile devices from a personal computer (PC) in which the two devices are communicating over a point to point connection such as a Universal Serial Bus (USB) or TCP/IP and provides a mechanism to remotely control the personality of the device over the... Agent: Stainbrook & Stainbrook, LLP

20090113081 - Communication apparatus, communication protocol, and methods of communicating between devices: A method of wireless communication between personal devices includes wirelessly transmitting and/or wirelessly receiving a message at a low data rate and with low latency data. The message may include at least one of a sync data field, a channel frequency field, a channel period field, a channel type field,... Agent: Rissman Jobse Hendricks & Oliverio, LLP

20090113082 - Device, system, and method of speculative packet transmission: Device, system and method of speculative packet transmission. For example, an apparatus for speculative packet transmission includes: a credit-based flow control interconnect device to initiate speculative transmission of a Transaction Layer Packet if a number of available flow control credits is insufficient for completing the transmission.... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917

20090113083 - Means of control for reconfigurable computers: A data flow controller for reconfigurable computers. The novel data flow controller includes a first circuit for selecting one of a plurality of operating conditions and a second circuit for determining if the selected condition is met and outputting a control signal accordingly. In an illustrative embodiment, the operating conditions... Agent: Raytheon Company, Intellectual Property Eo/e04/n119

20090113084 - Controlling transmission on an asynchronous bus: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a bus controller including a mutual exclusion unit to receive a data transmission request from first and second agents and to select one of the agents for servicing based on which agent is the first to send the request, multiple selection units controlled... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090113085 - Flushing write buffers: A first node to cause flushing data units stored in a write buffer of a second node to a memory of the second node. While using a pin-based approach, the central processing unit (CPU) of the first node may activate a first pin coupled to a second pin of the... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090113086 - Method for providing a buffer status report in a mobile communication network: A method for providing a buffer status report in a mobile communication network is implemented between a base station and a user equipment. When data arrives to buffers of the user equipment and the priority of a logical channel for the data is higher than those of other logical channels... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090113087 - Stream data transfer control device: There are provided a stream I/F section 7 adapted to exclusively input/output stream data such as video data or audio data from/to a host section, a non-stream I/F section 5 adapted to input/output non-stream data such as an address, a command, photo data, or text data from/to the host section... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090113088 - Method and device for interoperability in heterogeneous device environment: System, device, method, and computer program and computer program products for providing communicating between devices having similar or dissimilar characteristics and facilitating seamless interoperability between them. Computer program software and methods of and systems and devices for sharing of content, applications, resources and control across similar and dissimilar permanently or... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20090113090 - Keyboard: A keyboard is provided with at least one keypad, a housing, and at least one USB port, wherein the USB port is located behind an opening in a top of the housing and the opening is at least partially closed by a dirt and/or dust protector.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090113089 - Sound box with usb interface: An exemplary sound box with USB interface includes a power system and a USB interface. The power system includes a power terminal and a ground terminal. The USB interface includes a power terminal and a ground terminal corresponding to the power terminal and a ground terminal of the power system... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090113091 - Digital arts and crafts computer peripheral toy device: A computer peripheral toy device is provided that connects to a personal computer and enables a child user to create drawings, animated figures, cards, posters, and other projects and items. The device includes a housing having a drawing tablet and a stylus that connects to the housing for use on... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20090113092 - Signal converter for debugging that expands fifo capacity: A signal converter includes an interconnect interface, a FIFO set, which comprises a transmitter FIFO and a receiver FIFO respectively connected to the interconnect interface through a data bus, a parallel/serial converter connected to the transmitter FIFO and the receiver FIFO by two data buses respectively and kept apart from... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090113093 - Mobile storage device: A mobile storage device is disclosed to include a connection interface connectable to an external electronic apparatus, an adapter interface for the connection of a mobile electronic device, a data storage device formed of a CPU, a charging unit, a voltage converter, a power indicator unit, a signal switch, a... Agent: Mike Chen

20090113094 - System for performing a serial communication between a central control block and satellite components: The various embodiments described herein relate to a system for performing a serial communication between a central control block and a plurality of satellite components within a semiconductor chip. The system comprises at least one logical ring that serially connects the satellite components to the central control block. The system... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20090113095 - Computer with compound audio interface: An exemplary computer with compound audio interface includes a chassis, a USB interface arranged in the chassis, an audio interface arranged in the chassis, and a switch arranged in the chassis. The USB interface includes two signal terminals and a ground terminal. The audio interface includes two audio signal terminals... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090113096 - High bandwidth split bus: A system includes a first bus segment and a second bus segment. The first bus segment is operatively coupled to one or more first bus agents, where the first bus agents are configured for writing messages to the first bus segment and reading messages from the first bus segment and... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global

20090113097 - Method and apparatus for attaching multiple slave devices to a single bus controller interface while supporting command pipelining: In a method and apparatus associated with a bus controller, a set of mechanisms are selectively added to the bus controller, as well as to slave devices connected to the bus controller. A mechanism is also added to one or more master devices connected to the bus controller, in order... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20090113098 - Method and apparatus for maintaining memory data integrity in an information handling system using cache coherency protocols: An information handling system includes a processor integrated circuit including multiple processors with respective processor cache memories. Enhanced cache coherency protocols achieve cache memory integrity in a multi-processor environment. A processor bus controller manages cache coherency bus interfaces to master devices and slave devices. In one embodiment, a master I/O... Agent: Mark P. Kahler

20090113099 - Arbiter module providing low metastability failure probability: An arbiter module receives two or more closely occurring asynchronous requests and provides an output with a low metastability failure probability. The arbiter module includes a request resolving module that receives multiple asynchronous requests for providing a final output. The request resolving module includes one or more arbiter stages cascaded... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLP

20090113100 - Logic gateway circuit for bus that supports multiple interrupt request signals: A logic gateway circuit is provided for a bus to support multiple interrupt request signals, including an output OR gate having a plurality of input terminals and an interrupt request signal output signal, an inverter having an input terminal connected to the interrupt request signal output terminal of the output... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090113101 - Adapter for usb interface: An adapter for USB interfaces, includes a cable, and two interface units respectively electrically connected to ends of the cable. Each of the interfaces includes a main body and two different types of USB interfaces extending from the main body.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090113102 - Detachable expansion device and host: A host having a casing, a motherboard, and at least a detachable expansion device is provided. The casing has at least an expansion bay. The motherboard is disposed in the casing and has at least a bus expansion portion. The detachable expansion device is detachably disposed in the expansion bay... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090113103 - Cascade type charge assembly: A cascade type charge assembly is provided. The cascade type charge assembly is shaped in an expansion card and can be detached according to different purposes. The cascade type charge assembly comprises at least a first adapter, a second adapter, a third adapter, and a cover. A first type universal... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090113104 - Input devices and methods of operating same: Input devices and methods of operating the same are described. In one aspect, an apparatus includes a housing, a display screen, a main input device, a wireless receiver, a carrier bay, and an auxiliary input device. The main input device translates user manipulations of the main input device into control... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090113105 - Method of operation of a portable computer apparatus with thermal enhancements and multiple modes of operation: A portable computer adapted for electrical connection to a docking station having multiple power modes of operation is described. The portable computer has one or more CPU chips which have at least two power modes of operation, a low power mode and a high power mode. When the portable computer... Agent: Thomas A. Beck, Esq.

20090113106 - Method of operation of a portable computer apparatus with thermal enhancements and multiple modes of operation: A portable computer adapted for electrical connection to a docking station having multiple power modes of operation is described. The portable computer has one or more CPU chips which have at least two power modes of operation, a low power mode and a high power mode. When the portable computer... Agent: Thomas A. Beck, Esq.

20090113107 - Differential transmitter circuit: A driver circuit is configured as a frequency compensated differential amplifier having one input coupled to a first data signal and a second input coupled to a second data signal. Each stage of the differential amplifier is biased with a current source. The driver circuit generates a first output signal... Agent: Ibm Corp (wsm) C/o Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.

20090113108 - Bus terminator/monitor/bridge systems and methods: Computing systems including first and second processors configured to control first and second buses, respectively, and a terminator-monitor-bridge (TMB) device coupled between the first and second buses are provided. The TMB device is configured to selectively enable the first processor and the second processor to control at least a portion... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

04/23/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090106456 - Method and apparatus for interactions of web applications with the local host environment: The invention provides a method and apparatus for providing an access layer for web-based applications to access at least one resource of a local host. The interface is removed from the application code and the application code exchanges data with the access layer to access the local resources of the... Agent: Gearhart Law, LLC

20090106458 - Imaging system and method capable of managing file transmission with external device: An imaging system includes an internal storage unit, a connection unit, a user interface, and a management unit. The internal storage unit is configured for storing a file. The connection unit is configured for connecting the imaging system to an external storage device, and thereby establishing a communication for file... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090106457 - Sequencing control of functions on interacting devices: A method for controlling the sequence of a plurality of functions which are executable on at least two interacting devices is provided, first of the functions being implemented on a first device and the second of the functions being implemented on a second device. A system for implementing the method... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090106459 - Configuration identification tool and methods: A tool for communicating configuration information includes an analysis tool to determine changes to the configuration of an information handling device. The analysis tool develops a set of configuration tags to identify the configuration changes by identifying a subset of tables or other information, such as XML pairs, associated with... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP

20090106460 - Removable memory device, phase synchronizing method, phase synchronizing program, medium recording the same, and host terminal: An object of the present invention is to provide a technique to improve the data transmission efficiency which allows correct reception of the data at the same time. A removable memory device that transmits/receives data to and from a host terminal, which includes: a clock reception section 41 of receiving... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090106461 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus comprises a first device and a second device of which each executes the same processing independently, a status acquiring part which acquires a status of the first device, and an event generating part which generates a common event according to the acquired status in the first... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090106463 - Information processing apparatus method for processing data: An information processing apparatus including: an input unit that allows a user to input operation; an input controller that receives the operation input through the input unit; a data conversion unit that converts console data, which is output from another apparatus used as a serial console, into code data that... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090106462 - Method and circuit for capturing keypad data serializing/deserializing and regenerating the keypad interface: A serializer/deserializer interfacing a keypad or keyboard to a processing system is illustrated. In one application, the processor is arranged to generate keypad scan and input keypad sense lines directly. However, to minimize wires on intervening cables, a serializer and deserializer is inserted between the processor system, the serializer/deserializer forming... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP

20090106464 - Interface device for printing from a host to an imaging apparatus having a pictbridge port: An interface device is configured for printing from a host having a communications port to an imaging apparatus having a PictBridge port for receiving print data from a camera. The host includes an operating system having a spool subsystem. The interface device includes an input port configured to communicatively connect... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department

20090106465 - Method of piggybacking multiple data tenures on a single data bus grant to achieve higher bus utilization: An improved method, device and data processing system are presented. In one embodiment, the method includes a source device sending a request for a bus grant to deliver data to a data bus connecting a source device and a destination device. The device receives the bus grant and logic within... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20090106466 - Design structure for piggybacking multiple data tenures on a single data bus grant to achieve higher bus utilization: A design structure for piggybacking multiple data tenures on a single data bus grant to achieve higher bus utilization is disclosed. In one embodiment of the design structure, a method in a computer-aided design system includes a source device sending a request for a bus grant to deliver data to... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20090106468 - Hierarchical bus structure and memory access protocol for multiprocessor systems: A hierarchical bus structure is disclosed in which clusters of processors are arranged and interconnected within a hierarchy to facilitate processor communications via shared memories. The bus structure is well suited for voice processing applications in which clusters of embedded processors process voice streams in parallel, although the architecture is... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20090106467 - Multiprocessor apparatus: Disclosed is a multiprocessor apparatus including a co-processor provided in common to a plurality of processors and including a plurality of resources and an arbitration circuit that arbitrates contention among the processors with respect to use of a resource in the co-processor by the processors through a co-processor bus, which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090106469 - Signaling an interrupt request through daisy chained devices: A system and a method for asynchronously signaling interrupts from a plurality of devices in a computing system, while optimizing the latencies in handling the interrupts. In a particular embodiment, an interrupt is signaled via a plurality of daisy chained devices by handing over the interrupt request from one device... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/ Sandisk

20090106470 - Host bus adapter with multiple hosts: A multi-host host bus adapter (HBA) can be connected to multiple host devices to allow the multiple host devices to communicate on a SAN fabric. More specifically, the multi-host HBA provides an interface for multiple SAN hosts without necessitating an HBA on each host, eliminating the need for an on-board... Agent: Wong Cabello Lutsch Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP

20090106471 - Apparatus and method for enumeration of processors during hot-plug of a compute node: An apparatus and method for enumeration of processors during hot-plug of a compute node are described. The method includes the enumeration, in response to a hot-plug reset, of one or more processors. The enumeration is provided to a system architecture operating system in which a compute node is hot-plugged. Once... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090106472 - Virtual sata port multiplier, virtual sata device, sata system and data transfer method in a sata system: A virtual SATA port multiplier and a virtual SATA device are provided for a SATA system. The virtual SATA port multiplier uses a SATA physical layer for data transfer between it and a SATA host, and a non-physical layer for direct data transfer between it and the virtual SATA device.... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090106473 - Crossover operation in a 1+1 protection switching environment: A communication unit comprises a first port; a second port, each of the first and second ports configured to transmit signals to and receive signals from another communication unit; a programmable logic unit configured to process signals transmitted and received by the first and second ports; and a processor configured... Agent: Fogg & Powers LLC

20090106474 - Multi-host usb device: A USB device may be simultaneously configured and accessed by two or more USB hosts. The USB device may include separate upstream ports and buffers for each host, and a multi-host capable device controller configured to respond to simultaneous USB requests received from more than one host. The USB device... Agent: Jeffrey C. Hood Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel PC

20090106475 - System and method for managing metrics table per virtual port in a logically partitioned data processing system: A method, computer program product, and distributed data processing system that allows a single physical I/O adapter, such as a PCI, PCI-X, or PCI-E adapter, to track performance and reliability statistics per virtual upstream and downstream port, thereby allowing a system and network management to be performed at finer granularity... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20090106476 - Association of multiple pci express links with a single pci express port: A method and apparatus for association of multiple PCI Express links with a single PCI Express port. The method includes: connecting a first bus interface component to a second bus interface component with a set of K lanes and set of N lanes, each lane of the set of K... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20090106477 - Asynchronous/synchronous kvmp switch for console devices and peripheral devices: A signal switch for sharing a video monitor, a plurality of console devices compliant with an industry standard and one or more than one peripheral device in any of a plurality of computer systems, is provided comprising a CPU with a first memory for storing a management program for managing... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

04/16/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090100198 - Addressing multiple devices on a shared bus: Assigning addresses to legacy sharing at least one signal line with a plurality of client devices. Each of the devices includes a number of I/O pins selected ones of which are connected to the at least one signal line and each client device includes a first and a second initialization... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/ Sandisk

20090100199 - Device and recognition control method among devices: A recognition control method among devices, the recognition control method includes receiving a second device recognition signal via a wireless signal module of a first device from a wireless signal module of a second device, and recognizing that the second device is located in a direction from the first device... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090100200 - Channel-less multithreaded dma controller: A channel-less system and method are provided for multithreaded communications with a direct memory access (DMA) controller. The method accepts a plurality of DMA command messages directed to a fixed port address. The DMA command messages are arranged in a first-in first-out (FIFO) queue, in the order in which they... Agent: Gerald W. Maliszewski

20090100201 - Optimizing the responsiveness and throughput of a system performing packetized data transfers: A mechanism for managing packetized data transfers in a system including a transmitting and a receiving device. The transmitting device may transmit data to the receiving device in a plurality of packets, each packet a predetermined number of data bytes wide. The transmitting device may include a transfer count unit... Agent: Jeffrey C. Hood Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel PC

20090100202 - Wireless fieldbus management: The invention relates to a communication system for interchanging data in an automation system for communication between central and peripheral devices. A converter is connected into the communication path between the central devices and peripheral devices and being designed for line-bound communication with the central device and for wireless communication... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090100203 - Method and apparatus for providing updated processor polling information: Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus to collect and dynamically update processor polling information. In one method embodiment, the present invention collects processor polling information at boot time to be provided to an operating system. The processor polling information describes operating conditions of an integrated processing... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090100204 - Method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for migrating virtual adapters from source physical adapters to destination physical adapters: A computer-implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code are disclosed for migrating a virtual adapter from a source physical adapter to a destination physical adapter in a data processing system where multiple host computer systems share multiple adapters and communicate with those adapters through a PCI switched-fabric bus. The... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20090100205 - Managment system for re-displaying characters on terminal and method thereof: A management system for re-displaying characters on the terminal and re-displaying method thereof are disclosed. The management system includes a buffer having first buffer and a second buffer, a first switch, a second switch, and a control unit. The first buffer stores a plurality of characters constituting an image shown... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20090100206 - Memory and i/o bridge: The present invention is directed to an improved memory and I/O bridge that provides an improved interface for communicating data between the data bus of the system processor and the memory controller. The memory and I/O bus bridge according to the present invention provides increased performance in the system. The... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090100207 - Memory card reader to provide access to multiple memory card types: A memory card reader is disclosed. In one embodiment, the memory card reader comprises a first slot to receive a first memory card of a first format; a second slot to receive a second memory card of a second format having fewer interface pins than the first format; an Integrated... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP (onspec/tpl)

20090100208 - Systems and methods for performing a hot input function: A computer software system is disclosed for facilitating a user's replacement or insertion of devices in a computer server network system. The system allows a user to swap or add peripheral devices while the system is running, or in a “hot” condition, with little or no user knowledge of how... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090100209 - Universal serial bus hub with shared high speed handler: A device may include an upstream port and several downstream ports configured to transfer data at a different data transfer rate than the upstream port. The device may also include several downstream data handlers, each coupled to a respective one of the downstream ports, and an upstream data handler coupled... Agent: Jeffrey C. Hood Meyertons Hood Kivlin Kowert & Goetzel PC

20090100210 - Assembly for permitting power over ethernet connection: An assembly for permitting “Power-over-Ethernet” (PoE) connection between a PoE control device and the components of a cabling network includes a patch panel or conventional design. The patch panel includes on a front face thereof a plurality of first sockets that are each open on the front face such that... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP

20090100211 - Verification-scenario generating apparatus, verification-scenario generating method, and computer product: Hardware blocks respectively of an arbitrary access origin and an arbitrary access destination that are mutually accessible are extracted from among a plurality of hardware blocks constituting a bus system to be verified, and a path reaching from the access-origin hardware block to the access-destination hardware block is searched for.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

04/09/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090094384 - Portable computer system for expanding usage function: A portable computer system for expanding usage function includes an independent host unit and a function expansion unit. The host unit at least includes a motherboard module, a first power supply module, a display module, a wireless transmission module, and a first I/O interface module. The motherboard module, the first... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090094385 - Techniques for handling commands in an ordered command stream: A technique for handling commands includes assigning respective first tags to ordered commands included in an ordered command stream. Respective second tags are then assigned to subsequent commands that follow an initial command (included in the ordered commands). Each of the respective second tags correspond to one the respective first... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20090094386 - Display, computer system and method for controlling a computer to fall asleep: A display includes a power switch, a serial bus interface, a microprocessor and other necessary components. The serial bus interface is configured to connect to a serial bus interface of a computer through a data cable. The power switch is provided to be pressed down by user, which is used... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090094387 - Universal serial bus assistance engine: A method to interact with a local USB device is disclosed. A message is received from the local USB device. Predetermined information is extracted from a proper subset of the message. The extracted information is transmitted to a local process.... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20090094388 - Dma completion mechanism: An apparatus and a computer program product are provided for completing a plurality of (direct memory access) DMA commands in a computer system. It is determined whether the DMA commands are chained together as a list DMA command. Upon a determination that the DMA commands are chained together as a... Agent: Ibm Corporation (cs) C/o Carr LLP

20090094389 - System and method of matching data rates: The present disclosure is directed to systems and methods of matching data rates. In a particular embodiment, a device includes a first data bus and a controller having a first output coupled to the first data bus to provide data to the first data bus. The device also includes a... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC C/o Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20090094390 - Data transfer control device and electronic instrument: A data transfer control device including: a link controller which analyzes a packet received through a serial bus; a packet detection circuit which detects completion or start of packet reception based on analysis result of the received packet; first and second packet buffers into which the packet received through the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090094391 - Storage device including write buffer and method for controlling the same: A storage device having a write buffer and a method of controlling the same, in which data having a relatively lower temporal and spatial locality from an input/output (I/O) operation request requested from the storage device is filtered using a filter. Accordingly, the I/O operation request may be performed in... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090094392 - System and method for data operations in memory: A system and method for receiving, by a memory device, data in a first format, transforming, by the memory device, the data from the first format to a second format and outputting the data in the second format. An integrated circuit having at least one data segment and a logic... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP

20090094393 - Kvm switch and kvm system: A KVM switch includes: an inputting portion that is capable of inputting a plurality of video signals output from an information processing apparatus; and a transmitting portion that adds the pieces of identification information of the respective corresponding video signals to the plurality of video signals input by the inputting... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090094394 - Transmission cable capable of transmitting e-sata signals and electricity: A transmission cable includes a first plug including a housing. A slot is formed inside the housing. The first plug further includes an E-SATA terminal set disposed on a side of the slot for transmitting E-SATA signals, and a power terminal set disposed on the other side of the slot... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090094395 - Kvm switch having a media and information center and multi-computer system incorporating the same: A KVM switch system is disclosed where the KVM switch is connected to data terminals of the computers to receive various data from the computers, such as system information of the computers, multimedia data retrieved from the computers, information downloaded from the Internet such as stock quotes, etc. Each computer... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20090094396 - Module for reproducing a transmitter signal: The invention relates to a module for reproducing a transmitter signal (xactE). A control device (1) is coupled to a driving device (4a) for controlling a machine while being coupled to the module (5, 5′) via a data bus (7) for exchanging data. A reproduced transmitter signal (xactEn) is determined... Agent: Henry M Feiereisen, LLC Henry M Feiereisen

20090094398 - Centralized bus interface with single wire secondary distribution: A system for single wire secondary distribution comprising a spacecraft platform; a central bus interface unit coupled to the spacecraft platform; a payload unit coupled to the central bus interface unit; and a centralized power supply for powering the central bus interface unit and the payload unit; wherein the spacecraft... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery

20090094397 - Host controller device and data transfer control method: Data transfer efficiency has been unsatisfactorily decreased in host controller devices for USBs because of the fact that they must read out a loop of endpoint information including endpoint information that do not contribute to data transfer in a successive manner. In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention,... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090094399 - Dynamic virtualization of switches and multi-ported bridges: A virtualization of the internal interconnection bus, which results in a virtualized switch or virtualized multi-ported bridge. In the case of a PCI Express switch, one embodiment includes virtualization of the undefined interconnection bus. In the case of a Multi-ported bridge, one embodiment includes virtualization of the internal PCI/PCI-X bus.... Agent: David A. Daniel

20090094400 - Method and apparatus for configuring electronic devices to perform selectable predefined functions using device drivers: A multifunctional mobile telephone handset is connected to a PC using a Universal Serial Bus. During bus enumeration, a device class descriptor is returned by the handset to the PC. The PC's operating system receives information relating to one of the functions of the handset and assigns an appropriate device... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090094402 - Portable computer having auxiliary io apparatus and system setup method thereof: A portable computer including an auxiliary Input/Output (IO) apparatus, a main controller configured to control the portable computer, a peripheral module configured to perform an individual function of the portable computer, an auxiliary Input/Output (IO) apparatus including a control unit configured to selectively control the peripheral module and being driven... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090094401 - System for dynamically balancing pci-express bandwidth: In a dynamic mode, firmware sets a threshold of errors that may occur within a predetermined period of time. If the threshold is exceeded, the firmware queries the front-side bus performance counters to determine whether the front-side bus is operating at its maximum data rate. If the front-side bus is... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

04/02/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20090089462 - Optimisation of the selection of storage device ports: A port optimisation component and method for selecting a pair of ports, each port having predetermined operating parameters, for connecting to a storage device in a storage area network, the port optimisation component comprising: a determination component for requesting configuration data and policy data pertaining to a storage device in... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090089463 - Information processing device, device access control method, and device access control program: An information processing device, a device access control method, and a device access control program are provided. When a device built in or mounted on the information processing device is controlled, the OS manages access to the device driver, so as to restrict the use of the device. When issuing... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090089464 - Modular i/o virtualization for blade servers: An apparatus includes a server comprising n operating system images and an IOV aware root complex; a plurality of physical I/O devices comprising n virtual I/O functions; and a PCI Express bus operatively connected to the server and the plurality physical I/O devices via the root complex, wherein the root... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun

20090089465 - Plug and play display device over ultra wideband link: A method for conveying display device data over an ultra wideband wireless link that provides an information handling system with an information handling system ultra wideband communication link. The method also provides a display device with a display device ultra wideband communication link and transmits display data between the information... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20090089468 - Coherent input output device: According to some embodiments, data to be exchanged via a system input output interface may be determined at a processor. It may then be arranged to exchange the data via a coherent input output device coupled to a coherent system interconnect. Other embodiments are described.... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20090089469 - Parallel burunig system and method: A parallel burning system and method is for burning chips of various different bus types in parallel. A computer compiles configuration information according to corresponding connection relations between the chips and the micro controller units, and transmits the configuration information, burning command and burning data to a master micro controller... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090089470 - Interrupt balancing for multi-core and power: A method and apparatus for balancing power savings and performance in handling interrupts is herein described. When an amount of interrupt activity is above a threshold, a performance mode of interrupt handling is selected. During the performance mode, interrupts and/or interrupt sources are distributed among multiple physical sockets, i.e. multiple... Agent: Intel Corporation

20090089471 - Process suspension through process model design: Various implementations are disclosed for designing a process model that includes a task, the task associated with a potential suspension, e.g., in response to an error or other exception. At least one suspension task may be provided in parallel with the task to form a parallel combination thereof within the... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP

20090089472 - Program memory test access collar: A memory access device includes logic to switch data from a processor memory bus to a memory bus in a first operational mode, and to switch data from a test bus to the memory bus in a second operational mode, and logic to switch address signals from the processor memory... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20090089474 - Motherboard for supporting different types of memory: An exemplary motherboard for supporting different types of memory includes a driving module, a first slot, a second slot, and a transmission line connected the driving module, the first slot and the second slot in turn. The first slot is arranged for mounting a first type of memory. The second... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090089475 - Low latency interface between device driver and network interface card: Methods and apparatus relating to a low latency interface between a device driver and a network interface device are described. In one embodiment, a network interface card (NIC) and a processor may be coupled through a coherent interconnection, e.g., to allow for coherent communication of data between buffers in the... Agent: Caven & Aghevli LLC C/o Cpa Global

20090089476 - Wireless universal serial bus system and driving method thereof: A wireless universal serial bus system (WUSB) includes a device, a first host, and a second host. The first host communicates with the device through a first superframe according to a wireless USB protocol. The first host sets a host-adding bit in the first superframe when the second host transfers... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090089477 - Deadlock avoidance in a bus fabric: Circuits, apparatus, and methods for avoiding deadlock conditions in a bus fabric. One exemplary embodiment provides an address decoder for determining whether a received posted request is a peer-to-peer request. If it is, the posted request is sent as a non-posted request. A limit on the number of pending non-posted... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

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