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Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output May archived by USPTO category 05/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090138621 - System and method for delegating a dependent business object: Disclosed is a system and a method for delegating the object requests to a service provider class. For each request received at an object, the node identity of a node of the object is retrieved from the request. Based on this retrieved node identity, an instance of an object from... Agent: Sap Ag
20090138622 - Stand-alone personal portable device for transmitting and receiving a computer file between two mobile physical people: The invention relates to a stand-alone portable device equipped with: a universal serial bus (USB) port (1) enabling the device to be temporarily connected to a personal computer (PC); a transmission system (emitter and receiver) (4) (with or without contact that ensures the confidentiality function); a memory (20) compartmentalized into... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)
20090138623 - Method and apparatus for delegation of secure operating mode access privilege from processor to peripheral: In a processing system comprising a processor and a plurality of peripherals coupled to the processor, access privileges of a secure operating mode of the processor are delegated to at least a given one of the peripherals. The given peripheral is configured to store, in a secure portion of that... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090138624 - Storage system and method: Efficient and convenient storage systems and methods are presented. In one embodiment a storage system includes a plurality of storage nodes and a master controller. The storage nodes store information. The storage node includes an upstream communication buffer which is locally controlled at the storage node to facilitate resolution of... Agent: Spansion LLC C/o Murabito , Hao & Barnes LLP
20090138626 - Spi bank addressing scheme for memory densities above 128mb: Systems and methods of addressing two or more banks of memory utilizing a single-bank serial peripheral interface and an at least three-byte address protocol are provided. In one embodiment, a serial peripheral interface comprises a serial processing component configured to address one of the memory banks using the three-byte addressing... Agent: Thomas G. Eschweiler, Esq. Eschweiler & Associates, LLC
20090138625 - Split user-mode/kernel-mode device driver architecture: A device driver includes a kernel stub and a user-mode module. The device driver may access device registers while operating in user-mode to promote system stability while providing a low-latency software response from the system upon interrupts. Upon receipt of an interrupt, the kernel stub may run an interrupt service... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090138627 - Apparatus and method for high performance volatile disk drive memory access using an integrated dma engine: A method and apparatus for high performance volatile disk drive (VDD) memory access using an integrated direct memory access (DMA) engine. In one embodiment, the method includes the detection of a data access request to VDD memory implemented within volatile system memory. Once a data access request is detected, a... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC C/o Cpa Global
20090138628 - Multi-bus architecture for mass storage system-on-chip controllers: Systems and methods that can facilitate an expedient and efficient transfer of data between memory components (e.g., flash memory) and host components (e.g., multimedia cards, secure digital cards, etc.) are presented. A memory controller component can be employed to facilitate transferring between the memory components and host components by utilizing... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090138629 - Utilizing programmable channels for allocation of buffer space and transaction control in data communications: A control mechanism for data bus communications employs channels to which bus transactions are assigned, each channel having independent flow control. The control mechanism enforces an ordering algorithm among channels, whereby at least some transactions may pass other transactions. Channel attributes are programmable to vary the ordering conditions. Preferably, each... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20090138630 - Storage system and external volume connection path searching method for storage system: In a storage system including: a host, a first storage apparatus, a second storage apparatus connected to the first storage apparatus via a communication line, and a management apparatus that manages the first storage apparatus and the second storage apparatus, the host and the first storage apparatus being connected to... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090138631 - Remote usb access method: An improved remote USB access method allows a local host to access USB devices on a remote host in a manner that reduces network traffic in certain situations. When the local host copies a file from a USB device A to a USB device B both located on the remote... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP
20090138633 - Computer, external storage and method for processing data information in external storage: The present invention provides a computer, comprising: a processor for processing data; a system bus connected to the processor; a management unit connected to the system bus; and an external storage connected to the system bus through the management unit, wherein the external storage comprises: a buffer for buffering data;... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090138634 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device which executes data transfer between a plurality of devices connected over network, and data transfer method: A semiconductor integrated circuit device includes a first semiconductor device and a second semiconductor device, first and second buffer circuits, a data bus, and a control circuit. The semiconductor integrated circuit device executes data transmission/reception between the first and second semiconductor devices. The first and second buffer circuits store data.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090138632 - Systems and methods for read data buffering: Methods for controlling read data buffering are disclosed. In one of the methods core operations are performed in response to a receipt of a read command from a master controller and an internal or external communication buffer of a data storage node is selected to forward information to the master... Agent: Spansion LLC C/o Murabito , Hao & Barnes LLP
20090138635 - Method and apparatus for controlling a peripheral via different data ports: A peripheral such as a printer is controlled to receive data from different data ports. A first port receives data formatted according to a first protocol. A second port receives data formatted according to a second protocol. A first processor is associated with the peripheral. A second processor is associated... Agent: Lipsitz & Mcallister, LLC
20090138636 - Wearable device assembly having athletic functionality: A wearable device has a carrier having an aperture. A device has a USB connection and a protrusion wherein the protrusion is received in the aperture to connect the device to the carrier. The device is a USB type device having athletic functionality.... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090138637 - Computer keyboard: An adjustable keyboard assembly and support mounts and keying layout are provided allowing a user to orient keying modules of the assembly in a variety of desired configurations. In one embodiment, the assembly includes pivoting support plates that allow the flexible adjustments. In another embodiment, at least one lift module... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20090138639 - Network adapter with tcp windowing support: A network adapter and corresponding method for its use are disclosed. The network adapter has an operational mode that allows a host CPU to offload transmission of a block of data to the adapter. The adapter segments the block into fragments, and builds a data packet for each fragment. The... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090138638 - Serial peripheral interface for a transceiver integrated circuit: A protocol may be implemented in a smart transceiver device that contains the physical (PHY) and media access control (MAC) layers of a protocol stack. In various embodiments, a serial peripheral interface (SPI) based design may be used. A protocol is disclosed that may be used to provide control and... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20090138640 - Data processing system, method and interconnect fabric supporting concurrent operations of varying broadcast scope: A data processing system includes a first processing node and a second processing node coupled by an interconnect fabric. The first processing node includes a plurality of first processing units coupled to each other for communication, and the second processing node includes a plurality of second processing units coupled to... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090138641 - Device, system, and method of handling delayed transactions: Device, system, and method of handling delayed transactions. For example, an apparatus to handle delayed transactions in a computing system includes: a slave unit adapted to pseudo-randomly reject a request received from a master unit.... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20090138642 - Computer-readable recording medium having communication program recorded thereon, communication apparatus, and communication method: A communication program causes a computer to perform communication processing of received packets in response to reception of interrupt processing, the interruption processing being a packet reception notification after the lapse of a predetermined holding time. The communication program causes the computer to perform a packet counting process of counting... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20090138643 - Method and device for securely configuring a terminal: A method of configuring a terminal including initializing the terminal, and which automatically triggers at least: detecting presence of a memory by a basic input/output system of the terminal, accessing the memory by the basic input/output system, starting up an operating system stored in the memory, and starting up a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090138644 - Switch architecture independent of media: A network device for handling data and a method for handling data in a network device are disclosed. The network device includes at least one media port and at least one high speed docking station, communicating with the at least one media port. At least one master is provided in... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090138646 - Method and apparatus for signaling between devices of a memory system: A method and apparatus for signaling between devices of a memory system is provided. In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, one or more of several capabilities are implemented to provide heretofore unattainable levels of important system metrics, for example, high performance and/or low cost. These capabilities relate to... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP
20090138645 - Soc system: Provided is a System on Chip (SoC) system for a multimedia system enabling high-speed transfer of a large amount of multimedia data and a processor to rapidly control a peripheral device. The SoC system includes a processor; a plurality of peripheral devices; a plurality of physically divided memories; a control... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090138647 - Bus switch, electronic equipment, and data transfer method: A serial transfer interface bus switch provided between a memory control unit which controls reading and writing of data with the memory, and multiple process control units which process the data is disclosed. The bus switch includes one or more first data transmitting and receiving units provided for each of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.05/21/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20090132728 - Audio-video processing apparatus and program therefor: Provided is an audio-video processing apparatus having significant operability. The first electronic device (100) includes a state information sending unit (105) that sends, to a second electronic device (200) being the audio-video processing apparatus, a state information indicating a state of the self electronic device. The second electronic device (200)... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090132729 - Methods and systems for integrating unique information in sas interface components: Methods and systems for customizing information in a memory associated with a SAS host bus adapter (“HBA”). A SAS HBA typically includes a memory component that stores information common to all SAS HBA's manufactured by a particular vendor (e.g., common instructions and data). In addition, each HBA memory component typically... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman LLP
20090132730 - Appparatus and method for controlling power to usb device: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for controlling power to a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device. The present invention provides an apparatus for controlling power to a USB device, the USB device being used to connect a Personal Computer (PC) with a peripheral device, the power control... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC
20090132731 - Communication system, information processing apparatus, peripheral apparatus, and method and medium therefor: A communication system has a peripheral apparatus and a data processing apparatus configured to make a request for processing to the peripheral apparatus. The peripheral apparatus includes a changing unit configured to change state identification information representing a state of the peripheral apparatus by changing a value if the peripheral... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090132732 - Universal peripheral processor system for soc environments on an integrated circuit: A universal peripheral processor architecture on an integrated circuit (IC) includes first and second data buses coupled to interface logic devices for enabling communication between the first and second data buses including enabling interface of multiple signaling protocols. One or more processors communicate with the first and second data buses... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090132733 - Selective preclusion of a bus access request: A system and method for selective preclusion of bus access requests are disclosed. In an embodiment, a method includes determining a bus unit access setting at a logic circuit of a processor. The method also includes selectively precluding a bus unit access request based on the bus unit access setting.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090132734 - Controller with indirect accessible memory: A controller has an interface, a buffer memory, a first set of registers for accessing the buffer memory, a second set of registers independent from the first set of registers for accessing the buffer memory, and a control unit for decoding and executing buffer memory access commands received by the... Agent: Baker Botts, LLP
20090132735 - Method for exchanging information with physical layer component registers: A device and a method for exchanging information with registers of a physical layer component. The method includes allocating at least one receive buffer for receiving the status information; associating at least one receive buffer descriptor with the at least one receive buffer; sending to a physical layer component a... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090132736 - Memory buffering system that improves read/write performance and provides low latency for mobile systems: A memory buffering system is disclosed that arbitrates bus ownership through all arbitration scheme for memory elements in chain architecture. A unified host memory controller arbitrates bus ownership for transfer to a unified memory buffer and other buffers within the chain architecture. The system is used within a communication system... Agent: Thomas G. Eschweiler, Esq. Eschweiler & Associates, LLC
20090132738 - Pre-association for cwusb: Certified Wireless USB 1.0 defines two different types of association: cable association and numeric association. In order to implementation these two association methods, the CWUSB device needs to have either upstream USB connector (for cable association) or display capability (for numeric association). These extra requirements make the CWUSB device bulkier... Agent: Thaddeus Gabara
20090132737 - Remote interface apparatus, control system, and the method thereof: A remote interface apparatus comprises a network interface, a peripheral device interface, an interface-providing mechanism and a network address setting mechanism. The network interface is configured to communicate with a remote host. The peripheral device interface is configured to connect to a peripheral device. The interface-providing mechanism cooperates with the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090132739 - Portable handheld memory card and methods for use therewith: In one embodiment, a portable handheld memory card may include a Universal Serial Bus (USB) port, USB controller circuitry, an input/output (I/O) port, a memory, and decompression circuitry configured to decompress compressed data stored in the memory. The memory card includes a housing storing the memory and exposing the USB... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20090132740 - Storage system, storage device, and host device: Provided is a storage system including a host device and a storage device connected to the host device through multiple paths and configured to perform hot-swap of firmware. The host device generates and sends an inquiry command to inquire about whether to allow firmware exchange. In response to the command,... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090132741 - Communication channel calibration using feedback: A method for calibrating a communication channel coupling first and second components includes transmitting a data signal from the first component to the second component on the communication channel, and sensing a characteristic, such as phase, of the data signal on the second component. Information about the sensed characteristic is... Agent: Rambus, Inc. C/o Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
20090132742 - Ethernet controller: An Ethernet controller semiconductor chip has a system control unit, a media access control layer coupled with the system control unit, a physical layer coupled with the media access control layer, wherein the physical layer comprises a receiving port and a transmitting port, a switch control unit for providing a... Agent: Baker Botts, LLP
20090132743 - Data path master/slave data processing device apparatus: An apparatus is described for data processing in a computer system. The apparatus comprises a data processing device having a data processing master, a functionally coupled data processor core, and a functionally coupled data processor slave. Both the data processing master and the data processing slave are coupled to a... Agent: Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law
20090132744 - Interrupt jitter suppression: A data processing apparatus comprises a processing unit which is responsive to a plurality of interrupt signals to carry out a corresponding interrupt routine. On receipt of an interrupt signal, the processing unit stores data values from a plurality of registers onto a data stack and carries out the corresponding... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20090132745 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable program: An information processing apparatus improves the efficiency of use of a program capable of dynamically interrupting another program with a process. The program capable of dynamically interrupting another program with a process is received via a network and applied to the other program. A setting is received indicating whether the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090132746 - Universal device id registry, back-end, and self-verification architecture: Modular devices consist of a user-interface shell and a detachable communication cartridge. The shell and cartridge both contain unique serial numbers, user-defined passwords, and secret authentication keys, which can be communicated to cartridges and shells, and to a network. A universal wireless device registry system stores serial numbers of integrated... Agent: Alfred Tom
20090132747 - Structure for universal peripheral processor system for soc environments on an integrated circuit: A design structure including universal peripheral processor architecture on an integrated circuit (IC) includes first and second data buses coupled to interface logic devices for enabling communication between the first and second data buses including enabling interface of multiple signaling protocols. One or more processors communicate with the first and... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090132748 - Multiple carrier signals on a legacy bus: A device (e.g., an ultra-wideband device) is added to a system including a legacy wired bus (e.g., a MIL-STD 1553 bus). The legacy bus has a legacy bus signal with a center frequency, and the device has a carrier signal with a frequency that is substantially higher than the center... Agent: Hugh P. Gortler05/14/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20090125640 - Ultrasmall portable computer apparatus and computing system using the same: An ultrasmall portable computer apparatus includes a communication unit for communication with peripheral devices, and a storage unit for storing an identification information list of the peripheral devices and at least one program. A control unit compares identification information provided through the communication unit from a peripheral device with the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090125642 - Hdmi network control of a media center computing device: A software or hardware agent running on a personal computing (PC) device provides allows a consumer electronic device connected to the PC device over a high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) network to control the PC device using standardized commands. This enables a user to control the PC device and other... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090125641 - Method and apparatus for managing an olfactory device: One embodiment of a method for managing a scent dispensing request made to an olfactory display includes applying one or more filtering criteria to the request and determining whether to provide the request to the olfactory display for fulfillment, in accordance with the filtering criteria. In another embodiment, a system... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090125643 - System and method for drive resizing and partition size exchange between a flash memory controller and a smart card: A system and method to control a device having at least one configurable parameter. Enumerating the device as a first peripheral device and as a second peripheral device wherein the first peripheral device corresponds to a first microcontroller connected to a storage medium and the second peripheral device corresponds to... Agent: The Jansson Firm
20090125644 - Image processing apparatus and image processing apparatus controlling method: Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including an input section, a bus, a memory interface, an output section, and a control section.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090125645 - System and method for supporting multiple tokens having a smart card to control parameters of a flash memory device: A system and method to control a device having at least one configurable parameter. Enumerating the device as a first peripheral device and as a second peripheral device wherein the first peripheral device corresponds to a first microcontroller connected to a storage medium and the second peripheral device corresponds to... Agent: The Jansson Firm
20090125646 - Method and system for securing input from an external device to a host: The pureness of a connection between an external device and a host computer can be inspected or monitored to determine the status: connected or disconnected. When it is determined that a disconnection state is entered, an indication can be sent to the host and, in parallel, the data transportation from... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP
20090125647 - Device and method for executing a dma task: A method for executing a DMA task, the method includes receiving a request to execute a DMA task; the method characterized by including: defining inter-buffer jumping points at substantially an end of one or more dimensions of each multidimensional buffer out of a plurality of multidimensional buffers; and executing multiple... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090125648 - Direct memory access system and method: A DMA system includes at lease one read bus, at least one write bus, at least one buffer memory bus, and a DMA controller. The DMA controller comprises a plurality of channels and a bus arbiter. The channels are electrically connected to the read bus, the write bus, and the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090125650 - Buffer status reporting apparatus, system, and method: An apparatus, system and method for increasing buffer status reporting efficiency and adapting buffer status reporting according to uplink capacity. User equipment is configured a monitor a usage of a plurality of buffers, detect one of a plurality of pre-selected conditions corresponding to at least one of the plurality of... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090125649 - Variable speed buffer servo control for linear tape drives: A variable speed linear tape drive includes a driver portion for rotating a supply reel of a tape cartridge having storage media spooled therein, a motor coupled to rotate the driver portion, a controller configured to control the motor in accordance with a control algorithm, an interface for one or... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090125651 - Keypad de-bouncing apparatus and method: An apparatus and method for de-bouncing keypad inputs is disclosed including interrupting a processor upon detecting a key press, reading input signals from the key pad to determine an initial port value and starting a timer. A keypad interrupt is disabled and processing resumes until expiration of the timer. The... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20090125652 - Physical layer device having a serdes pass through mode: A physical layer device (PLD), comprising: a first serializer-deserializer (SERDES) device having a first parallel port; a second SERDES device having a second parallel port; a third SERDES device having a third parallel port; and a path selector being selectively configurable to provide either (i) a first signal path between... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090125653 - Association using usb video adapter: Certified Wireless USB 1.0 (CWUSB) defines two different types of association: cable association and numeric association. In the numeric association, the CWUSB host and device use a specific protocol to exchange the security information. At final stage of this information exchange, both host and device need to display a number... Agent: Thaddeus Gabara
20090125654 - Kvm switch: A KVM switch which allows a far end console and a near end console to share a single bus is provided. The KVM switch includes a host port, a far end port, a near end port, a video processing module, a far end video processing module, a video switching module,... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.
20090125655 - Enabling sas expander loops for increased fairness and performance: The use of loops in SAS networks is enabled by designating ports connected to loop connections as table loop ports (TLPs). Under normal operating conditions, each TLP is blocked from receiving BCNs, appears to the expander to have nothing connected to it, and is made invisible to initiators. The loop... Agent: Emulex Design & Manufacturing Corporation C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090125656 - Method and arrangement for the automatic configuration of a master-slave field bus system: A field bus system (16), especially a LIN bus system, has a master (14) and at least one bus subscriber (15). In order to carry out an automatic configuration of the bus system, the master (14) stores the current configuration of the field bus system (16) as the known configuration,... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. Patent Department
20090125658 - Cwusb host management system: Universal Serial Bus (USB) is a Master/Salve or Host/Device system in which there is only one host and one or more devices connected by cables to the host. To connect a USB device to a different host controller (say another PC), the user unplugs the USB cable and establishes the... Agent: Thaddeus Gabara
20090125659 - Inter-integrated circuit (12c) slave with read/write access to random access memory: A program and device for data access via an inter-integrated circuit (I2C) protocol are provided, which includes receiving an I2C read command at an I2C slave device from an I2C master device, and the I2C read command at the I2C slave device is altered such that the I2C read command... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20090125657 - Serial peripheral interface circuit: An exemplary serial peripheral interface circuit includes a host, a plurality of slaves, and a decoder. A data output terminal, a data input terminal, and a serial clock terminal of the host are connected to a data input terminal, a data output terminal, and a serial clock terminal of each... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090125660 - Interrupt and exception handling for multi-streaming digital processors: A multi-streaming processor has a plurality of streams for streaming one or more instruction threads, a set of functional resources for processing instructions from streams, and interrupt handler logic. The logic detects and maps interrupts and exceptions to one or more specific streams. In some embodiments, one interrupt or exception... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090125661 - System for secure transactions of card-borne value units: The invention relates to a system for secure transactions of card-borne value units. The system comprises a card peripheral device for setting up a link with the card and comprising a transparent mode, a terminal linked to the card peripheral device, a host device linked to the terminal. The host... Agent: Lowe Hauptman & Berner, LLP
20090125662 - Switch having integrated connectors: A switch having integrated connectors for connecting to computers has a casing, multiple peripheral ports, at least two integrated connectors and a switch unit. The peripheral ports are mounted on the casing and are for connecting respectively to multiple corresponding peripheral devices. Each integrated connector is a peripheral component interconnect... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20090125663 - Interface arrangement, especially for a system on a chip, and use thereof: An interface arrangement (24) is disclosed that provides an interface between a signal line (5) for connecting external peripheral devices and a microcontroller bus (3). Data input and output interfaces (1, 2; 4) are provided for connecting corresponding register units (6, 7) to the bus systems (3, 5) and are... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20090125664 - System controller: A system LSI section 901 having a new function includes an embedded system control microcomputer, but uses a microcomputer within an external microcomputer section 902 having an existing function as a system control microcomputer without using the embedded system control microcomputer. The external microcomputer section 902 outputs a bus request... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090125665 - Usb device and usb system including the same: A Universal Serial Bus (USB) device includes an internal circuit and an interface circuit. The interface circuit is configured to interface the internal circuit and an external device for wireless USB (WUSB) communication and USB communication. The interface circuit includes a WUSB module enabling the WUSB communication, an on-the-go (OTG)... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090125666 - Dynamically scalable queues for performance driven pci express memory traffic: A computer program product for implementing a method within a data processing system and a PCI Express protocol for enabling high performance IO data transfers for multiple, different IO configurations, which include variable packet sizes and/or variable/different numbers of transactions on the IO link. PCI Express protocol is enhanced to... Agent: Ibm Corporation05/07/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20090119418 - Control device, and controlled device: The invention provides a control device and a controlled device capable of reducing a management burden on a manufacturer by means of an easy-to-use method. A TV is a control device which controls a DVD recorder, including: a device ID acquisition unit which requests the DVD recorder to transmit a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090119419 - Semiconductor memory device with high-speed data transmission capability, system having the same, and method for operating the same: Semiconductor memory device with high-speed data transmission capability, system having the same includes a plurality of address input circuits and a plurality of data output circuits and a training driver configured to distribute address information input through the plurality of address input circuits together with a data loading signal for... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090119420 - Apparatus and method for scaleable expanders in systems management: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for generating scalable addressing for expansion units. The method, system and computer program product for generate scalable addressing for an expansion unit is provided. The method, system and computer program product can include detecting a multiplexer of... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090119421 - Apparatus and method for connectivity in networks capable of non-disruptively disconnecting peripheral devices: An apparatus and method for connectivity in networks configured for non-disruptive disconnection of one or more peripheral devices are disclosed. The apparatus includes a first logical layer associated with a first peripheral device, the first peripheral device arranged in a network configured for non-disruptive disconnection of at least one peripheral... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090119422 - Method and apparatus for performing maintenance operations on peripheral devices: The illustrative embodiments described herein provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for performing maintenance operations on a first set of peripheral devices. The method initiates communication to the first set of peripheral devices using a radio frequency transmission link. A set of diagnostic routines is initiated... Agent: Duke W. Yee Yee & Associates, P.C.
20090119423 - Transfer control device, lsi, and lsi package: A transfer control device is arranged between a bus and a bus interface. The transfer control device includes a bus connecting unit that is connected to plural signal lines of the bus, an interface connecting unit that is connected to plural signal lines of the bus interface, and a connection... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090119424 - Method for storing data: A method for storing data is disclosed. The method is used for storing data into a program memory used for storing program codes. The program memory is divided into a first buffer storage area and a second buffer storage area. By alternate accessing of the first buffer storage area and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090119425 - Data communication unit, integrated circuit and method for buffering data: A data communication unit comprises a host processor operably coupled to a communication controller having a plurality of buffers comprising a plurality of data elements. The plurality of data elements comprise a lock data element for access by the host processor to acquire sole use of a respective buffer of... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090119426 - Serial data interface system and method using a selectively accessed tone pattern generator: A system and method performs speed and connection handshaking between Beta signal ports and/or Bilingual ports in a serial data interface system. A tone pattern generator (e.g., a flip-flop) can be used to generate a tone pattern signal representing approximately 49 MHz to approximately 62 MHz. A selecting system (e.g.,... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090119427 - Radio communication apparatus, communication control method, and computer-readable program: A radio communication apparatus configured to perform radio communication according to a first radio communication protocol includes an identification information memory unit configured to store first identification information identifying a host apparatus and second identification information identifying the host apparatus based on a second radio communication protocol, the first and... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20090119428 - Method and apparatus for indirect interface with enhanced programmable direct port: Device, apparatus and methods for implementing a direct address mode to directly access registers by passing an indirect interface includes a display controller. A plurality of direct access registers for bypassing indirect interface is defined within the display controller. The display controller includes a bus interface having a first pin... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090119431 - Multi-purpose flight attendant panel: A flight attendant panel, in which a plurality of computer units can be coupled to a common input/output device by a circuitry. One of the computer units is designated as the master computer unit and controls the circuitry in order to specify which of the computer units should be coupled... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20090119430 - Semiconductor device: The router which relays a transfer request and a reply between master and slave components has request-control circuits provided therein. The request-control circuits judge the slave component to transfer a request from each master component to, and arbitrate the conflict between requests to one slave component. Further, for the router,... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090119429 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: A semiconductor integrated circuit according to an aspect of the invention includes a plurality of master devices which issue data transfer requests, at least one slave device which performs data transfer in accordance with the data transfer requests, and a network which arbitrates the plurality of data transfer requests respectively... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090119432 - Starvation prevention scheme for a fixed priority pce-express arbiter with grant counters using arbitration pools: Method and apparatus for arbitrating prioritized cycle streams in a manner that prevents starvation. High priority and low priority arbitration pools are employed for arbitrating multiple input cycle streams. Each cycle stream contains a stream of requests of a given type and associated priority. Under normal circumstances in which resource... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090119433 - Data processing system and method for memory arbitration: The present invention relates to a data processing system is provided which comprises at least one first processing unit (CPU), at least one second processing unit (PU), at least one memory module (MEM), and an interconnect. The memory module (MEM) serves to store data from said at least one first... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090119434 - Method and apparatus for binding shadow registers to vectored interrupts: A method and apparatus within a processing system is provided for associating shadow register sets with interrupt routines. The invention includes a vector generator that receives interrupts, and generates exception vectors to call interrupt routines that correspond to the interrupts. The exception vector considers the type of interrupt and the... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090119435 - Portable computer systems with thermal enhancements and multiple power 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.
20090119436 - Portable computer systems with thermal enhancements and multiple power 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.
20090119437 - Method for data communication of bus users in an open automation system: A method for data communication of bus users of an open automation system such that any bus user with an individual and interactive communication may be connected, provides for a communication controller (KC) made up of at least one freely-programmable communication-ALU (RPA, TPA, PEA), with several commands being encoded on... Agent: Kohler Schmid Moebus
20090119438 - Data processing device adaptable to variable external memory size and endianess: A data processing device (D) comprises an external memory (EM) for storing data defining at least part of a program in an Endian form, and an integrated circuit (IC), connected to the external memory (EM), via a memory bus (MB) having an N-bit width, and comprising i) an embedded processor... Agent: Hogan & Hartson LLP
20090119439 - Structure compatible with i2c bus and system management bus and timing buffering apparatus thereof: A structure compatible with I2C bus and system management (SM) bus is provided. The structure includes a first device having an I2C bus interface, a second device having a SM bus interface, and a timing buffering apparatus connected between the I2C bus interface and the SM bus interface. The timing... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20090119441 - Heterogeneous parallel bus switch: A parallel bus switch has an input stage configured to convert a bus signal from a first bus having a first configuration to a second configuration, an internal standard bus configured to receive the bus signal in the second configuration and transport the bus signal to an output stage. The... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090119440 - Self-configuring bus for connecting electronic devices: A design structure for an apparatus for connecting electronic devices having a flexible cable bus housing containing a plurality of same or different communication and power channels extending along a length thereof and a plurality of bus ports at different locations along the bus housing length. Each bus port is... Agent: Law Office Of Delio & Peterson, LLC.Previous industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: multicomputer data transferring or plural processor synchronization
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