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Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output June invention type 06/10

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06/24/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100161833 - Apparatus and a method for predicting commands: An apparatus comprising at least one processor and at least one memory including computer program code. The at least one memory and the computer program code configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus at least to detect a first user input corresponding to a first command,... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100161832 - Method for executing discovery and status update polling procedures of networked devices: In a system of networked devices such as printers managed by a computer connected to them by a network, a method is described for executing device discovery and device status update at independent time intervals using a SNMP broadcast method while eliminating thread safety risk. Device discovery and status update... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100161838 - Host bus adapter with network protocol auto-detection and selection capability: A mechanism for detecting, associating, establishing, and executing an optimal virtualization protocol between a host and a given virtualized device. An Intelligent Host Bus Adapter (IHBA) is claimed that combines storage virtualization with I/O system resource virtualization and incorporates both Dynamic Storage Configuration Protocol (DSCP) and Dynamic I/O Configuration Protocol... Agent: Law Office Of Robert C. Klinger

20100161837 - Image forming apparatus: A license issue system includes a user terminal and a license information issue server that are connected to a network. In the case in which there is a transfer source device in which license information issued by the license information issue server has been installed, and there is a transfer... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100161836 - Method port arrangement and configuration method thereof for robot software component: A configuration method of a method port arrangement for robot software component includes: generating a requester method port module and a provider method port module; generating a requester method module and a provider method module depending on application of a method module to be generated in the component; registering the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100161835 - System for managing a power monitoring system containing a multiplicity of intelligent electronic devices: A method of managing a power monitoring and control informational system that encompasses multiple intelligent electronic devices (IEDs) of varying types comprises creating different device types, including tags associated with each of the device types; creating at least one profile for each of the device types; and generating a user... Agent: Schneider Electric / Square D Company Legal Dept. - I.p. Group (np)

20100161834 - User interface between a microcontroller and a flexray communications module; flexray user; and method for transmitting messages via such an interface: A user interface between a FlexRay communications module which is connected to a FlexRay communications link over which messages are transmitted and which includes a message memory for buffer storing messages from the FlexRay communications link or for the FlexRay communications link, and a microcontroller which is assigned to the... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100161839 - Electronic processing apparatus and configuration method: An electronic processing apparatus comprises one or more remote interactive display devices and a calculator unit, wherein the display device comprises at least a screen, a connector selectively connectable to the calculator unit, a user interface device and a microprocessor, whereas the calculator unit comprises at least one or more... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100161840 - Data reporting systems and methods: Systems and methods for data reporting in electronics devices are disclosed. An exemplary system may include a processor configured to encode a bit stream representing information from at least one subsystem in the electronics device. The system may also include an output device in the electronics device. The output device... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100161841 - Drive icon display device, method, and system: A drive icon display device of the present invention includes: a drive connection detecting section for detecting that a drive is connected; a drive identification information obtaining section for obtaining drive identification information about the drive; a drive identification information determining section for determining whether or not the drive stores... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100161842 - Mobile terminal and switching method for controlling data transmission interface thereof: A mobile terminal and switching method for controlling data transmission interface thereof are provided. The mobile terminal comprises an application processor, a communication processor and data transmission interfaces thereof, the application processor comprising a traffic monitor unit and an interface control unit, wherein the traffic monitor unit is configured to... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.

20100161843 - Accelerating internet small computer system interface (iscsi) proxy input/output (i/o): The present invention is a method for accelerating proxy Input/Output (proxy I/O). The method includes the step of receiving a command at a primary target storage system. The primary target storage system may be part of a clustered storage array. The command may be a command which was transmitted by... Agent: Lsi Corporation C/o Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20100161844 - Dma compliance by remapping in virtualization: Methods, systems, apparatuses and program products are disclosed for managing DMA compliance by remapping in hypervisor and hypervisor-related environments.... Agent: Phoenix Technologies Ltd.

20100161845 - Method and system for improving direct memory access offload: A system for improving direct memory access (DMA) offload. The system includes a processor, a data DMA engine and memory components. The processor selects an executable command comprising subcommands. The DDMA engine executes DMA operations related to a subcommand to perform memory transfer operations. The memory components store the plurality... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100161846 - Multithreaded programmable direct memory access engine: A mechanism programming a direct memory access engine operating as a multithreaded processor is provided. A plurality of programs is received from a host processor in a local memory associated with the direct memory access engine. A request is received in the direct memory access engine from the host processor... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

20100161847 - Virtualised interface functions: Roughly described, a data processing system comprises a memory addressable by a range of physical memory addresses; a plurality of non-privileged software domains each having a virtual memory address space; a privileged software domain; a memory management unit operable to perform virtual address translation of a virtual memory address into... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP

20100161850 - Methods and apparatus for providing user level dma and memory access management: A memory access control apparatus receives from a DMA requestor an access request command, which contains an IOID, for a DMA address space that is a memory area used for a DMA transfer, and determines whether the access is permitted or not and executes the access if it is permitted.... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP

20100161849 - Multi channel data transfer device: Provided is a multi channel data transfer device. The multi channel data transfer device includes: a plurality of channel control unit connected to a plurality of peripheral devices, respectively; a plurality of control registers storing setting data for controlling an operation of each of the plurality of channel controllers; and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100161848 - Programmable direct memory access engine: A mechanism for programming a direct memory access engine operating as a single thread processor is provided. A program is received from a host processor in a local memory associated with the direct memory access engine. A request is received in the direct memory access engine from the host processor... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

20100161851 - Host-daughtercard configuration with double data rate bus: A double data rate bus system includes a host-network interface card configuration wherein the host is configured to recognize the network interface card to establish a double data rate bus between the host and the network interface card. The host is configured to generate a plurality of generic data frame... Agent: Indianapolis Office 27879 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100161852 - Data storage network management method, computer program and server: Disclosed is a method of managing a data storage network comprising a plurality of data storage volumes and a plurality of paths for connecting a server to a selected one of said data storage volumes, comprising determining, for an individual path, a plurality of performance parameters of said path during... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100161854 - Method for enabling several virtual processing units to directly and concurrently access a peripheral unit: The present disclosure relates to a method for enabling a virtual processing unit to access a peripheral unit, the virtual processing unit being implemented by a physical processing unit connected to the peripheral unit, the method comprising a step of transmitting to the peripheral unit a request sent by the... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100161853 - Method, apparatus and system for transmitting multiple input/output (i/o) requests in an i/o processor (iop): A method, apparatus and system for transmitting multiple I/O requests from an input/output processor (IOP) to an I/O device. The IOP is configured with multiple I/O threads, each having a corresponding active I/O, that allow a queuing thread to coordinate the transfer of multiple I/O requests at a time from... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20100161855 - Lightweight input/output protocol: A method and system for offloading I/O processing from a first computer to a second computer, using RDMA-capable network interconnects, are disclosed. The method and system include a client on the first computer communicating over an RDMA connection to a server on the second computer by way of a lightweight... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100161856 - Usb audio and mobile audio system using usb audio controller: A USB audio controller includes an USB interface unit, an audio interface unit, a storage interface unit, and a processing unit. The USB interface unit is used to connect to a USB bus for communicating with a host by a communication information. The audio interface unit is used to connect... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100161857 - Usb audio controller: An USB audio controller includes an USB interface unit, an audio interface unit, a storage interface unit, and a processing unit. The USB interface unit is used to connect to an USB bus for communicating with a host by a communication information. The audio interface unit is used to connect... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100161858 - Address conversion system and method: An address conversion system is applied for a numerical control device and connected between a software inner address unit and a hardware contact point address unit. The address conversion system includes an address editing unit and an address conversion unit. The address editing unit includes an address display module and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100161859 - System and method for separating information and signal communications: A communication system is disclosed for communicating data among a plurality of electronic modules. The communication system may include a data type classifier configured to separate the data into information-type data and signal-type data. The communication system may further include a first communication stack configured to communicate the information-type data... Agent: Caterpillar/finnegan, Henderson, L.L.P.

20100161861 - Bus data transmission apparatus, method for transmitting bus data and bus data communication apparatus: Provided are a method and an apparatus for compression transmission of bus data including a plurality of bytes including upper bits and lower bits. The apparatus includes a comparator and an aligner. The comparator compares upper bits of a previous byte with upper bits of a current byte among the... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20100161860 - Pin sharing device and method thereof for a universal asynchronous receiver/transmitter module and a universal serial bus module: A pin sharing device for a UART module and a USB module includes a first port coupled to a first terminal of the USB module, a second port, a first multiplexer, a second multiplexer, a first switch and a second switch. The first multiplexer is utilized for selectively coupling the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100161862 - Time and event based message transmission: In a CAN system, an arrangement is incorporated for making possible more efficient utilization of available band-width on the system's bus connection between, from and/or to modules incorporated in the system and/or reduction of accuracy requirements for clock functions utilized in the system. The system operates with communication on the... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100161863 - Communicating with usb devices after a computer system crash: One embodiment is a method of transferring data from a computer system to a Universal Serial Bus (USB) device after a computer system crash where interrupts are masked, the method comprising: (a) detecting the computer system crash; (b) transferring at least a portion of the data to a USB driver... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20100161864 - Interrupt request and message signalled interrupt logic for passthru processing: e

20100161865 - Method and apparatus for improving radio performance of wireless data terminal device: A wireless data terminal device comprises a detachable USB connector and a main circuit board, where at least two redundancy grounding connections are provided between the detachable USB connector and the main circuit board, and the grounding points of the at least two redundancy grounding connections are not adjacent to... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

20100161866 - Logic controller having hard-coded control logic and programmable override control store entries: Control logic of a node controller receives an input vector and produces an output vector. The control logic includes a plurality of tied control store entries including hard-coded logic to identify unique values of the input vector and to produce the output vector from a hard-coded output vector when the... Agent: Unisys Corporation

20100161867 - System and method for distributing signal with efficiency over microprocessor: A system and associated method for distributing signals with efficiency over a microprocessor. A performance monitoring unit (PMU) sends configuration signals to a unit to monitor an event occurring on the unit. The unit is attached to a configuration bus and an event bus that are daisy-chained from PMU to... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100161868 - Data transfer apparatus and data transfer method: A data transfer apparatus performing data communication by transmitting a bus use request to an arbiter between a plurality of nodes coupled in a tree shape through a bus is provided. The data transfer apparatus includes a request generation circuit which generates a highest priority request indicating that a priority... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100161869 - Information processor: According to one embodiment, an information processor has: an input/output module configured to input/output a data signal through a data signal line; a first voltage supply module configured to supply a first differential signal pair; a second voltage supply module configured to supply a second differential signal pair; a first... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100161870 - Virtualized pci endpoint for extended systems: Virtualization of a PCI Endpoint via the Internet and LANs. The invention is a solution that allows the use of low-complexity, low-cost PCI Express Endpoint Type 0 cores or custom logic for relatively simple virtualization applications. The invention combines two physically separate assemblies in such a way that they appear... Agent: Law Office Of Robert C. Klinger

20100161871 - Computer: An all-in-one computer has a switch button is exposed on the front of the housing for a KVM switch, that is a switch for switching manual input data and VDU data. The KVM switch has a keyboard data input connection, a mouse data input connection, and two VDU data input... Agent: Lambert & Associates, P.l.l.c.

20100161872 - Software-based virtual pci system: A means for extending a PCI System of a host computer via software-centric virtualization. A Root Complex is virtualized at the host computer, and physically separated with a portion located remotely at an Endpoint, such as at a Remote Bus Adapter. One aspect of the invention avoids the need for... Agent: Law Office Of Robert C. Klinger

  
06/17/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100153586 - Peripheral control device and method for controlling peripheral device: The invention provides a peripheral control device for allowing the user to select preferentially a setting of a peripheral device through a wired port. A setup utility searches a port of a printer installed onto a computer to search a pertinent printer. If the pertinent printer is found during the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100153587 - Method of setting mode of external device operable in plurality of modes and communication device to use the same: A method of setting a mode of an external device which is operable in a plurality of modes and a communication device using the same. The method of setting a mode controls the external device to be operated in at least one mode of a plurality of modes according to... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100153588 - Computer executable program for managing medias: A computer executable program for managing medias is provided. The computer executable program includes a connection detecting module, a searching module, a removing module, and a downloading module. When the connection detecting module detects a communication connection between a portable electronic device and a computer is established, the searching module... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100153589 - Method and apparatus for detecting electrical idle: A system and method for detecting electrical idle in a receiver is disclosed herein. A receiver includes a differential receiver, an analog idle detector, and a first filter. The differential receiver receives a variable rate differential signal. The analog idle detector is coupled to the differential receiver. The analog idle... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100153590 - Dma (direct memory access) coalescing: In general, in one aspect, a method includes determining a repeated, periodic DMA (Direct Memory Access) coalescing interval based, at least in part, on a power sleep state of a host platform. The method also includes buffering data received at the device in a FIFO (First-In-First-Out) queue during the interval... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100153591 - Interface unit and electronic system including the same: An electronic system includes a central processing unit and an interface unit. The interface unit includes a plurality of first interfaces for connecting a plurality of host devices, and a plurality of second interfaces for connecting a plurality of data storage devices. The interface unit further includes a controller for... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100153592 - Use of peripheral component interconnect input/output virtualization devices to create redundant configurations: In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for creating redundant system configurations is presented. The computer-implemented method creates a set of virtual function path authorization tables, and receives a request from a requester to provide requested data from a virtual function wherein the virtual function is performed by a single root... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20100153593 - Transitions between ordered and ad hoc i/o request queueing: Disclosed is a computer implemented method and apparatus for queuing I/O requests to a pending queue. The I/O device driver sets a maximum ordered queue length for an I/O device driver coupled to a storage device then receives an I/O request from an application. The I/O device driver determines whether... Agent: Ibm Corp. (aus/rcr) C/o The Rolnik Law Firm, P.C.

20100153594 - Terminal apparatus, terminal apparatus controlling method, and control program: Disclosed herein is a terminal apparatus designed as a self-powered device according to the Universal Serial Bus standard, the terminal apparatus including: a battery; a USB port; and a control section configured to allow relevant components of the terminal apparatus to operate on power from the battery upon power-up, the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100153595 - Wireless usb communication system, usb host, and usb device: A wireless USB communication system includes: a USB host that has a first communication module for performing communication based on a wireless USB standard; and a USB device that has a second communication module for performing communication based on the wireless USB standard, another communication module for performing communication based... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100153596 - Method for producing a mapping tool, a pc game having the mapping tool and operation method therefore: A method for producing a mapping tool, a PC game having the mapping tool and operation method therefore is disclosed. The mapping tool is created by means of linking a remote motion signal generated from a remote device which is operated by user with a keyboard signal from the inside... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100153597 - Generating furtive glance cohorts from video data: The illustrative embodiments described herein provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating furtive glance cohorts. In an illustrative embodiment, video data of a monitored population is received and processed to form digital video data. The digital video data includes metadata describing glancing patterns associated with... Agent: Stewart & Liu PLLC

20100153598 - Semiconductor device and data processing system: The present invention is to provide a semiconductor device that can correctly switch endians on the outside even if the endian of a parallel interface is not recognized on the outside. The semiconductor device includes a switching circuit and a first register. The switching circuit switches between whether a parallel... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100153599 - Signal processing system and method, signal processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program: According to one aspect of the invention, when an algorithm bay is connected to a signal processing apparatus according to a first connection mode, a selector of the algorithm bay selects and sets a first function provided by a first function provider as the signal processing function of the signal... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100153602 - Computer system and abnormality detection circuit: A computer system includes multiple modules that perform communication via a bus, and abnormality detection circuits that monitor signals on the bus related to communication between the modules to detect a hang-up, wherein each of the abnormality detection circuits is arranged to correspond to a part of the multiple modules,... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100153601 - Method for preventing transaction collision on bus and computer system utilizing the same: A computer system is provided. The computer system includes a bus, a first master device, a second master device and a processor. The bus has a data line and a clock line. The first master device is coupled to the bus, detects a start phase of a first transaction on... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100153600 - System, apparatus, and method for broadcasting usb data streams: Exemplary embodiments are directed to broadcasting data on a USB system. The system includes a USB host and multiple broadcast-capable USB devices. Each USB device includes at least a default control endpoint for receiving control information and an isochronous sink endpoint for receiving a broadcast stream. The USB host programs... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100153603 - Share resources and increase reliability in a server environment: Methods and systems for a low-cost high density compute environment with increased fail-over support through resource sharing and resources chaining. In one embodiment, one of a number of servers qualified to share resources is elected as a resource server. The shared resource can be firmware memory, hard-drive, co-processor, etc. The... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100153604 - Data exchange between a handheld device and another computer system using an exchange manager via synchronization: A method and electronic system for exchanging data between a handheld device and another computer system are described. A data file is transferred to the handheld device using the install application of a synchronization manager. The transferred file is stored as a digital stream file with its native data encoding.... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.

20100153606 - Approaches for meeting smi duration limits by time slicing smi handlers: Approaches that allow the context of an SMI task to be saved between SMIs. Upon entering an SMI handler for a task, a new task context stack is created. Thereafter, the SMI handler uses the task context, leaving the original stack unchanged. When the time limit for a single SMI... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20100153605 - Redispatching suspended tasks after completion of i/o operations absent i/o interrupts: Input/output (I/O) interrupts are avoided at the completion of I/O operations. A task requests (implicitly or explicitly) an I/O operation, and processing of the task is suspended awaiting completion of the I/O operation. At the completion of the I/O operation, instead of an I/O interrupt, an indicator associated with the... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.

20100153607 - System and method for operating a media device: A media device and docking device used in a home entertainment system are described. The entertainment system 100 includes a docking device operating in several modes allowing the media device to be charged by the docking device and allowing the docking device to be used for conveying a signal to... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100153608 - Tool-less modular expansion card carrier: A carrier for supporting an expansion card is disclosed herein. The expansion card is configured for connection to a server. The carrier includes a module that is configured to receive and removably retain the expansion card. The module is further configured to support the expansion card in a position that... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C. /oracle America/ Sun / Stk

20100153609 - Non-system bus width data transfer executable at a non-aligned system bus address: Disclosed are a method and apparatus of non-system bus width data transfer executable at a non-aligned system bus address. In one embodiment, a method of a controller is described. The method includes applying a FIFO buffer having a buffer width (e.g., determined using a transfer algorithm) that is wider than... Agent: Raj Abhyanker LLP

20100153610 - Bus arbiter and bus system: A bus interface unit receives first and second data sent out to a data bus and observes address values indicated on an address bus. The first and second data are written into first and second registers respectively. First and second address detection unit receive the address values observed by the... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group

20100153611 - System and method for high performance synchronous dram memory controller: The disclosed system and method enhances performance of pipelined data transactions involving FIFO buffers by implementing a transaction length indicator in a transaction header. The length indicator in the header is formed by components coupled to a memory controller through FIFO buffers. The memory controller uses the length indicator to... Agent: Weingarten, Schurgin, Gagnebin & Lebovici LLP

20100153613 - Scaling of small computer system interface input output (scsi i/o) referrals: A command is issued to a first data storage system for addressing a set of data and at least one of a first referral response including a referral to at least a second data storage system or at least a first subset of the set of data and the first... Agent: Lsi Corporation C/o Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20100153612 - Transport agnostic scsi i/o referrals: The present invention is a method for providing multi-pathing via Small Computer System Interface Input/Output (SCSI I/O) referral between an initiator and a storage cluster which are communicatively coupled via a network, the storage cluster including at least a first target device and a second target device. The method includes... Agent: Lsi Corporation C/o Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20100153615 - Compound computer system and method for sharing pci devices thereof: A resource management module of a management server for controlling a multi-root I/O manager connected to a PCI switch for connecting a plurality of I/O devices and a plurality of computers with each other includes: failure handling content information indicating, for each computer sharing a multi-root I/O device, a content... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100153614 - Information transmission system, information sending device and information receiving device: In an information transmission system, an information sending device includes a generating unit that generates instruction information that instructs switching between operation states of each of transmission paths and a sending unit that apportions information to be transmitted to transmission paths that have been set in an effective state and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

  
06/10/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100146153 - Function module integrating device: A function module integrating device is disposed on an upper frame of a display of an electronic apparatus to communicate with a peripheral communication module on a motherboard of the electronic apparatus. In an embodiment, the function module integrating device comprises plural function modules and a connector. The function modules... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20100146154 - System for verifying the identification of a device: A system for verifying the identification of a device. A codec is configured to measure at least one electrical characteristic of a device connected to a jack and to identify the device based on the measured electrical characteristic. An updateable database is populated with the electrical characteristic of at least... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Patent Administrator

20100146155 - System and method for configuring an electronic device: A system and method configures an electronic device. The method comprises detecting a coupling of a peripheral device to a host device. The peripheral device appears as a compound device including an interface device and a communications device. The method comprises identifying a protocol utilized by the communications device. The... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100146156 - Memory control apparatus and method: A memory control apparatus generates a plurality of commands whose unit of data transfer is smaller than the unit of data transfer of a memory access request, and when the memory access requests are transmitted from a plurality of request sources, issues the plurality of commands to a memory in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100146158 - Data processing circuit: A CPU decodes MP3 data, stores it in a buffer memory, and issues a transfer instruction. A predetermined time period is required for the CPU to issue a first transfer instruction after turning-on of power supply. A DMA controller transfers data stored in the buffer memory in response to the... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100146157 - Multi-radio interfacing and direct memory access based data transferring methods and sink node for performing the same in wireless sensor network: Provided are a method of mediating a plurality of radio frequency (RF) transceivers, which is performed in a sink node in order to perform multi-radio interfacing between the sink node and a plurality of sensor nodes in a wireless sensor network (WSN), and a direct memory access (DMA) based data... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100146159 - Memory flash apparatus and method for providing device upgrades over a standard interface: An electronic device includes routing logic operatively coupled to a communication port that is externally accessible so that there is no need to disassemble the electronic device to gain access. The port may be a USB port and provides access to an internal bus. The routing logic is also operatively... Agent: Vedder Price P.C.

20100146160 - Method and apparatus for providing data access: A method of providing access to first data stored at a first device to a second device, the first device storing the first data in a memory accessible to said second device. The method comprises, at a control element distinct from each of said first and second devices accessing the... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg LLP

20100146161 - Burst termination control circuit and semiconductor memory device using the same cross-references to related application: A burst termination control circuit includes: a pull-up unit for pulling up a first node in response to a burst termination signal, a latch unit for latching a signal of the first node, a buffer for generating a first termination control signal for stopping data output operation by buffering an... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100146162 - Apparatus and method to maximize buffer utilization in an i/o controller: An apparatus and method for maximizing buffer utilization in an I/O controller using credit management logic contained within the I/O controller. The credit management logic keeps track of the number of memory credits available in the I/O controller and communicates to a chipset connected to the I/O controller the amount... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100146163 - Memory device and management method of memory device: A memory device and a method of managing a memory are provided. The memory device includes a command queue configured to receive a first command from a host to store the first command, and to read and transmit the first command, a controller configured to read, from a storage device,... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100146164 - Method and apparatus for providing usb pass through connectivity: Methods, systems, and devices for facilitating pass-through USB connectivity are provided. A computing device engages with an accessory device such that the computing device connects to a corresponding USB engine in the accessory device. A signal corresponding to an engagement of an external device to the accessory device is detected... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100146165 - Remote control apparatus for consumer electronic appliances: An apparatus for the remote wireless control of a consumer electronic audio visual appliance such as a TV set, and/or for internet uploading, includes a remote control handset and a wireless receiver for connection to the appliance. The remote control unit is adapted to transmit audio and/or visual data (A/V... Agent: Tessera/fotonation Patent Legal Dept.

20100146167 - Control and/or data-transmission module: The invention relates to a control and/or data-transmission system comprising a number of I/O modules connected in series one adjacent to the other and a control and/or data-transmission module, as well as a control and/or data-transmission module for controlling I/O modules for such a control and data-transmission system. The invention... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC

20100146166 - Methods and apparatuses for improving sata target device detection: Methods and apparatuses for improving detection of a Serial Advanced Technology Attachment (“SATA”) target device by a storage initiator over a link. The storage initiator receives a Frame Information Structure (“FIS”) and determines whether the FIS is valid. In direct response to a determination that the FIS is invalid, the... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman LLP

20100146168 - System and method of inter-connection between components using software bus: A method for inter-connection between components using a software bus, which may analyze whether a port in which at least one component is connected with each other is a data transmission port or a function interface calling port in accordance with an application of the port, determine an execution attribute... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100146169 - Bus-handling: A processor, comprising a processing unit having an active state and a sleep state in which at least one of its sub-sections is inactive and a communication port adapted to receive signals from external units over a bus, which is configured to be not fully operative when the processor is... Agent: Robert G. Lev

20100146170 - Differentiating traffic types in a multi-root pci express environment: Mechanisms for differentiating traffic types in a multi-root PCI Express environment are provided. The mechanisms generate a first mapping data structure that, for each single-root virtual hierarchy in the multi-root data processing system, associates a plurality of traffic classes with a plurality of priority groups and maps each traffic class... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

20100146172 - Apparatus and method for controlling a master/slave system via master device synchronization: A method of operating a master/slave system includes the step of identifying a master receive data phase value to coordinate the transfer of data from a slave device without phase alignment circuitry to a master device with a universal phase aligner. Data is transferred from the slave device to the... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/rambus Inc.

20100146171 - Memory system having a plurality of types of memory chips and a memory controller for controlling the memory chips: A memory controller converts controller output signals output from a controller into memory input signals according to the operation specifications of memory chips to operate, and outputs the resultant to the memory chips through a common bus. The memory controller also receives memory output signals output from the memory chips... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100146175 - Data driving apparatus and display device using the same: A display device includes; a signal controller which outputs a master image signal having first data information and second data information, a master data driver which samples the first data information and the second data information from the master image signal using a first sampling clock signal, generates a slave... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100146176 - Data transmission method, serial bus system, and switch-on unit for a passive station: In a serial bus system data in the form of telegrams, representing process images of control tasks of the active station, are transmitted to the connected passive stations, and the process data are allocated to the process images in the passive station.... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing - Intellectual Property

20100146173 - Establishing communication over serial buses in a slave device: In accordance with an aspect of the present invention, a slave device enters a state suitable for establishing communication with a host device only if additional information is received on a serial bus after receiving a reset signal on the same bus. Such a feature may avoid or reduce disruption... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100146174 - Method for protecting against external interventions into a master/slave bus system and master/slave bus system: The method serves for protecting against external interventions into a master/slave bus system. The master/slave bus system contains at least one slave and at least one authorized master for outputting an authentic command. The authentic command instructs the slave to carry out a function. Accordingly, the authenticity of the command... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100146177 - Negation-based round-robin arbiter: A device includes an M-bit input request for service bus, a MASKGEN component that generates a shifting mask, the MASK component that generates an 2*M-bit enabled request for service bus, a NEGATE component that may perform a negation operation on the MASK 2*M-bit enabled request for service output, and a... Agent: Daaven S. Messinger

20100146178 - Negation-based fixed-priority arbiter: A device includes an M-bit input request for service bus, a NEGATE component that may perform a negation operation on the M-bit input bus, an AND component that may perform a Boolean AND operation on the M-bit input signal and the negated input, and an M-bit 1-HOT grant output bus... Agent: Daaven S. Messinger

20100146179 - Interruption control system and method: An interruption control system includes two sense elements, a microprocessor, and a controller. The microprocessor includes two registers, two flip-latches, a multiplexer, and a microcontroller. Each sense element senses a device and sends a sense signal. The corresponding register receives and stores the sense signal. The microcontroller sets an identity... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100146180 - Information processing apparatus and method for reconfiguring the information processing apparatus: The method for reconfiguring an information processing apparatus includes: transmitting, by the system management unit, a register setting request to set a register included in the control unit to a predetermined value to all of the system boards within the information processing apparatus, when a system board is added to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100146181 - Method and apparatus for providing a high-speed communications link between a portable device and a docking station: A docking station is provided with a SerDes component, one or more peripheral device I/O ports, and at least one high-speed serial I/O port for interfacing the docking station with a high-speed serial communications link. A portable device that can be docked on the docking station is also provided with... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100146184 - Cabin telecommunication unit: A cabin telecommunications unit that provides combined telephone and entertainment/information services onboard an aircraft. The includes a central data bus for exchanging data between components of the cabin telecommunication unit; a first processor connected to said central data bus for processing a communication received by the cabin telecommunication unit and... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100146182 - Field bus system: Field bus system, comprising (i) at least one field bus module with a connection unit for the connection to a network, wherein a control unit can be connected to the network and the at least one field bus module can be addressed in the network, and with a plurality of... Agent: Lipsitz & Mcallister, LLC

20100146183 - Method and system for enhanced interconnectivity in vessel computers: Apparatus and methods are provided for alleviating processing requirements of a central computer in a vessel. Each apparatus is placed in close proximity to one or more pieces of electronic equipment implementing a legacy interface. The apparatus processes data to and from the electronic equipment, including converting data to formats... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100146185 - Combined fibre channel and sas host bus adapter: Apparatus, systems, and methods for coupling Fibre Channel (FC) storage devices and serial attached SCSI (SAS) storage device to a computer system through a single host bus adapter (HBA). The HBA includes a SAS storage controller four coupling to one or more SAS storage devices and an FC interface for... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman LLP

  
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20100138563 - System and method for managing communication links: A system and method for managing a communication link between a consumer electronic device adapted for two-way, wireless communications with at least one peripheral. The communication link is managed using a controller that is associated with the consumer electronic device that functions to assign communication slots to the peripheral to... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20100138564 - virtual port number assigning method and a computer readable medium that stores a virtual port number assigning program: A virtual USB port numbers assigning method, applicable to a client device for generating a virtual port representing an actual port of a remote USB hub. The steps comprise: detecting an electrical device connecting to the actual port; requesting data regarding the actual port and the connected electronic device, such... Agent: Kile Goekjian Reed & Mcmanus

20100138565 - Automatic qos determination with i/o activity logic: Systems and methodologies for automatic quality of service (QoS) management for data network devices are provided herein. As described herein, active versus inactive interaction between a user and a network device can be identified, based on which an appropriate QoS level can be applied to the device. For example, a... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100138566 - Control system for legacy computers using peripheral devices: A system and method for transferring data with a peripheral of a computer controlled system is presented. The system and method comprises a means for monitoring an interface cable between the peripheral and the peripheral controller to identify an idle interval, a switching means for connecting a controller to the... Agent: Thompson Hine L.L.P. Intellectual Property Group

20100138567 - Apparatus, system, and method for transparent ethernet link pairing: A solution for reducing latency in a host computing device communicating with network-attached devices over a network. The host includes two network adapters that each support bidirectional communications with the host. The solution includes a dual module that represents the two network adapters as a single logical interface to both... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20100138568 - Method for programming a safety-oriented programmable logic controller and router function block: The present invention relates to a method for programming a safety-oriented programmable logic controller (10) which is connectable to a device (3) which performs a device-integrated safety function and may be activated using predetermined, first data (100), in which case the programmable logic controller (10) is equipped with at least... Agent: Michael J. Striker

20100138569 - Method and apparatus for controlling the access by a plurality applications: The invention relates to a method and a device for controlling access to multiple applications which are each implemented as a client application in an operating system environment of a data processing device from a shared memory system. The problem addressed by the invention is that of providing an improved... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100138570 - Content processing apparatus and content processing method: According to one embodiment, a content processing apparatus has an interface circuit connected to one or more external devices, and a control circuit which executes plural kinds of content processing to access the one or more external devices simultaneously and in parallel. The control circuit includes a CPU configured to... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100138571 - Method and system for a sharing buffer: A system, method, and computer readable article of manufacture for sharing buffer management. The system includes: a predictor module to predict at runtime a transaction data size of a transaction according to history information of the transaction; and a resource management module to allocate sharing buffer resources for the transaction... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20100138573 - System including transmitter and receiver: A system includes a transmitter, a receiver and a plurality of paths connecting the transmitter and the receiver, the transmitter being configured to transmit a command and data to the receiver, the transmitter including a plurality of transmitting units that transmit the command and the data, a dividing unit that... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100138572 - Universal serial bus device with millimeter wave transceiver and system with host device for use therewith: A universal serial bus device includes a wireless millimeter wave transceiver that communicates first data with a host device via a first RF millimeter wave communication path. A USB interface, when coupled to a host device, communicates second data with the host device.... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100138574 - Electronic apparatus and signal disconnection/connection method: An electronic apparatus includes a first board that includes a first processor, a second board that is connected to the first board with a bus and that includes a second processor, and a disconnecting/connecting unit that, when the first board is in a first state in which power of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100138577 - Apparatus and method for writing bitwise data in system on chip: An apparatus and a method for writing bitwise data in a System On Chip (SOC) are provided. In the method, a master determines whether a size of data to be written on a slave is equal to or smaller than half of a size of data transmittable at a time.... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100138576 - Data transmission method between master and slave devices: A method for transmitting data frames between a master device and one or more slave devices via a bus system having at least one request line for transmitting request data frames from the master device to the slave devices, a response line for transmitting response data frames from the slave... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100138575 - Devices, systems, and methods to synchronize simultaneous dma parallel processing of a single data stream by multiple devices: Disclosed are methods and devices, among which is a system that includes a device that includes one or more pattern-recognition processors in a pattern-recognition cluster, for example. One of the one or more pattern-recognition processors may be initialized to perform as a direct memory access master device able to control... Agent: Fletcher Yoder (micron Technology, Inc.)

20100138578 - Memory access controller, system, and method: A memory access controller including a command analysis unit to receive write access request and command data and to analyze access to a memory, a command execution unit to output command and data control signals to the memory based on write data, and the analysis result, a mode setting unit... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100138579 - Network adaptor optimization and interrupt reduction: A method and system are disclosed for network adaptor optimization and interrupt reduction. The method may generate an immediate I/O interrupt notification to a host device driver in response to receiving data from a network. The method may also update an inbound buffer list based on the received data in... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20100138580 - Memory card adapter: A card adapter includes a plurality of memory card interfaces for interfacing with a plurality of memory cards, each of the memory cards having its own file system, and a host interface for interfacing a host of the memory cards. A controller of the card adapter interfaces with the plurality... Agent: Toler Law Group

20100138582 - Entertainment system with looped daisy-chained network of docking stations: An entertainment system comprising a media server networked with a plurality of docking stations is presented. The media server and docking stations can be networked together into a looped daisy-chained network to provide for content distribution to docked media players. The looped daisy-chained network retains connectivity or continuity when media... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish

20100138581 - Universal docking system: A docking system is presented for an ecosystem where multiple media players provide functionality according to the location of corresponding docking stations. The docking stations have locally encoded media player persona information that depends on the location where the docking station is installed. Once a media player is docked with... Agent: Fish & Associates, PC Robert D. Fish

20100138583 - Remote access gateway for semiconductor processing equipment: An apparatus for providing an interface for semiconductor processing equipment is disclosed. In some embodiments, an apparatus for providing an interface for semiconductor processing equipment having an interface card includes a display logic subsystem to provide an interface to one or more devices such as video and information displays, light... Agent: MoserIPLaw Group / Applied Materials, Inc.

20100138584 - Method and system for addressing a plurality of ethernet controllers integrated into a single chip which utilizes a single bus interface: A system for arbitrating access to a shared resource is disclosed and may include a bus interface, a first network controller for handling a first host function associated with a first host process, a second network controller for handling a second host function associated with a second host process, and... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100138585 - Personal area network with automatic attachment and detachment: A network (100) includes a hub device (110) and at least one unattached peripheral device (120). The unattached peripheral device (120) transmits an attach request to the hub device (110) with a selected address, receives a new address from the hub device to identify the unattached peripheral device (120), and... Agent: The Caldwell Firm, LLC

20100138586 - Adaptive and modular ups system and method: An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) system that may incorporate a battery subsystem including at least one battery for generating electrical power, and a UPS subsystem including at least one power module. At least one first bus system may couple the battery subsystem to the UPS subsystem to supply electrical power... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

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