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Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output July category listing 07/10

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07/29/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100191866 - Information processing device, for controlling the same method and recording medium: An information processing device that is connected to external devices includes a receiving unit that receives a command from the external devices, a judgment unit that determines whether the command received by the receiving unit is a first type command that reads out, rewrites, or deletes data stored in the... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100191868 - System and method for migrating data from a storage device: According to one embodiment of the present disclosure, a method for migrating data from a storage device includes accessing data on a storage device. The method also includes providing at least one interface that allows for selecting a first operating system stored on the storage device. The interface further allows... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100191867 - Systems and methods for performing field updates of firmware: Systems and methods for updating firmware in a target device are disclosed. A system may include a source device, a target device, and a standardized bidirectional communication path coupling the source device to the target device. The source device is operable to verify that the target device is capable of... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p

20100191869 - Redundant i/o module: A redundant I/O module includes: a control I/O module that communicates with a controller and that comprises a first IOM setting information holding section for storing IOM setting information downloaded from a high-level apparatus, and a standby I/O module that communicates with the controller and that comprises a second IOM... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100191870 - Equipment and method to implement adaptive functions of communication protocols: An equipment and method to implement the adaptive functions of communication protocols are provided so that the smart card operation system can adaptively select the corresponding communication protocol according to that of the terminal. The equipment includes: a communication protocol setting module; a communication protocol detecting module; a communication protocol... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100191871 - Controller, program and methods for communicating with devices coupled to the controller: A controller coupled to a redundant array of inexpensive disks (RAID) includes a processor and a non-volatile memory element. The processor has an input/output port that is configurable in one of an open-drain driver configuration, a high-impedance driver configuration and a totem-pole driver configuration. The totem-pole driver configuration is capable... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20100191872 - Controller: A controller includes an inputting/outputting portion, which receives data from a field device and outputs operated data to the field device, a flash memory including a file system, and a file system driver, which reads data held on a shared memory and writes the read data into the file system... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100191873 - Enabling and disabling device images on a platform without disrupting bios or os: Device images, for example IDE mass storage device images, may be enabled and disabled without disrupting a host system. In one embodiment, the invention includes a memory device register to indicate the presence of a memory device to a computer system, a switch coupled to the memory device register to... Agent: The Law Offices Of Christopher K. Gagne C/o Cpa Global

20100191874 - Host controller: The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for controlling a memory device. One method for controlling a memory device embodiment includes storing device class dependent information and a command in one or more of host system memory and host controller memory, setting a pointer to the command in a... Agent: Brooks, Cameron & Huebsch , PLLC

20100191875 - Communication network and converter module: A converter module comprising a first connection for connection to a first data line for communication with a superordinate plane, a second connection for connection to a second data line for communication with a subordinate plane having a conversion means for converting a first protocol of the superordinate plane into... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100191876 - Method and system for optimizing network input/output performance: A method and system for optimizing network I/O throughput is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for optimizing an input/output (I/O) throughput for a storage network comprises measuring a service time for a storage device of the storage network in completing an I/O request serviced by a storage driver. The... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100191877 - Method and system for polling multifunction devices based on performance criteria: A method and system suitable for grouping a plurality of multifunction devices (MFDs), the system including a storage station for storing information gathered from the plurality of MFDs by selectively polling the plurality of MFDs; wherein the information is selectively processed based on static performance data and dynamic performance data... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)

20100191878 - Method and apparatus for accomodating a receiver buffer to prevent data overflow: Methods and apparatuses for preventing overflow at a receiver buffer are provided. Data packets of varying size are received into a receiver buffer and quantified by a byte counter to determine an amount of data in the receiver buffer at a given time. A data capacity status for the receiver... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100191879 - Host-peripheral adaptor: A host-peripheral adaptor includes a host adaptor and a portable peripheral adaptor. The host adaptor includes a substantially flat peripheral-adaptor-side interface. The peripheral-adaptor-side interface is designed in a way that it is not easy to tamper with. The portable peripheral adaptor includes a host-adaptor-side interface that is designed to operatively... Agent: Toler Law Group

20100191880 - Memory module capable of improving the integrity of signals transmitted through a data bus and a command/address bus, and a memory system including the same: A memory module and a related memory system are disclosed. The memory module comprises a semiconductor memory having a data output buffer, a data input buffer, a command/address input buffer and a first termination resistor unit connected to a data bus. The memory module further comprises a second termination resistor... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100191881 - System and method for reserving and provisioning it resources: A method for reserving and provisioning IT resources comprises receiving, from a user, a request to reserve a desired configuration of IT resources. The desired configuration comprises one or more desired technical specifications and a desired reservation time having a start time and an end time. The method further comprises... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100191882 - Communication system and protocol: A communication system and protocol that permits a first device to communicate a plurality of messages in a predetermined order to a user of the first device, where the plurality of messages, their content, and their predetermined order need not be known to the first device until the messages are... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP A2000

20100191883 - Information device including main processing circuit, interface circuit, and microcomputer: An information device packaged in one package includes a main function unit and an interface function unit. The main function unit includes a main processing circuit for executing signal processing related to a main function in the information device and a first microcomputer for controlling the main processing circuit by... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100191884 - Method for replicating locks in a data replication engine: An automated method is provided of replicating a locking protocol in a database environment for performing I/O operations wherein the database environment includes a plurality of databases. A locking protocol is performed that includes one or more explicit locking operations on objects in a first database of the database environment.... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20100191885 - Guest interrupt controllers for each processor to aid interrupt virtualization: In one embodiment, a system comprises a processor, a first interrupt controller coupled to the processor, and a second interrupt controller coupled to the processor. The first interrupt controller is configured to signal the processor for an interrupt in response to receiving a first interrupt message communicating a first interrupt... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)

20100191886 - Resource-limited electronic device comprising means for prioritizing services: An electronic device, including: a storage device operable to store first priority data associated with a first signal, and second priority data associated with a second signal; and a processor operable to compare the first priority data and the second priority data, and when the second priority data is indicative... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100191887 - Monitoring interrupt acceptances in guests: In one embodiment, an interrupt acceptance control circuit is provided. The interrupt acceptance control circuit may monitor one or more guest interrupt controllers in a system in response to an IPI (or device interrupt) issued in a guest, to determine if each targeted vCPU in the guest has accepted the... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)

20100191888 - Guest interrupt manager to aid interrupt virtualization: In an embodiment, a system comprises a memory system and a guest interrupt manager. The guest interrupt manager is configured to receive an interrupt message corresponding to an interrupt that is targeted at a guest executable on the system. The guest interrupt manager is configured to record the interrupt in... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)

20100191889 - Memory structure to store interrupt state for inactive guests: In an embodiment, a system comprises a memory system configured to store a data structure. The data structure stores at least an interrupt request state for each destination in each of a plurality of guests executable on the system. The interrupt request state identifies which interrupts have been requested at... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)

20100191890 - Globally unique transaction identifiers: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method includes identifying a transaction from a first processor to a second processor of a system with a transaction identifier. The transaction identifier may have a value that is less than or equal to a maximum number of outstanding transactions between the... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100191891 - Combination personal data assistant and personal computing system dynamic memory reclamation: In order to continually receive messages in a dual personal computer system (PC) and personal digital assistant system (PDA) computer architecture, the PC system is deactivated to conserve battery power while the PDA continues to receive messages. As PDA memory is filled with messages, messages that are synchronized and archived... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20100191892 - Peripheral pointing devices and methods for manufacturing the same: Embodiments of peripheral pointing devices and methods for manufacturing the same are generally described herein. In at least one embodiment, a peripheral device comprises a housing, one or more buttons at a first side of the housing, a displacement tracker at a second side of the housing, a keypad comprising... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

  
07/22/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100185782 - Method and system for reducing address space for allocated resources in a shared virtualized i/o device: A method for reducing address space in a shared virtualized I/O device includes allocating hardware resources including variable resources and permanent resources, to one or more functions. The method also includes allocating address space for an I/O mapping of the resources in a system memory, and assigning a respective portion... Agent: Mhkkg/oracle (sun)

20100185783 - Application setting management apparatus, and method and program for controlling setting management apparatus: An application setting management apparatus provided therein is capable of managing settings that differ in accordance with the device groups even when a plurality of device groups differing in function and option from each other are included. The management apparatus is connected to a plurality of devices through a communication... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100185784 - Automatic address assignment for communiation bus: A system comprises a plurality of electronic devices connected to a bus in operational use. For automatic address configuration of the devices, the devices are daisy-chained. In the daisy-chain, a preceding one of the devices transfers its address to a next one of the devices, and the latter determines its... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100185785 - Automatic mapping and updating computer switching device: s

20100185786 - Systems and methods for maintaining data integrity of removable media of an electronic device: The described embodiments relate generally to methods, systems and devices for maintaining data integrity of a removable media card of a handheld electronic device, particularly when such media card is removed from such device.... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP S.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100185787 - Dynamic call handling from multiple attached devices: Multiple peripheral devices are used for various modes of communication in a unified communication application. Employing standard or custom protocols, connected peripheral devices can be configured automatically and different modes of communication such as audio, video, data, and text, are routed to available or selected peripheral devices. Incoming communication requests... Agent: Microsoft Corporation Patent Group Docketing Dept.

20100185788 - Electronic device, manual provision system having the same, and manual provision method: Disclosed is a system for providing a manual. The system includes a memory device storing the manual, a port into which the memory device is inserted, and an electronic device provided with a display unit that displays the manual if the portable memory device is connected with the port. According... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100185790 - Data transfer device and data transfer method: There are provided a transfer request module 2 for interpreting a data transfer request received from outside; a transfer instruction module 1 including a receiving section 10 for receiving the data transfer request after interpretation by the transfer request module 2, a remaining data setting section 12 for setting a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100185789 - Dma engine: Disclosed herein is a method of accessing a slave device from a circuit including a central processing unit, a data transfer engine, and an interface to the slave device. In one embodiment, the method includes: executing code on the central processing unit to set up the data transfer engine to... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20100185791 - Transport frame structure for retransmission in dsl: Included are embodiments for retransmission in a digital subscriber line environment. At least one embodiment of a method includes framing data into transport frames, each transport frame carrying payload data that is viewed differently according to the computing layer in which it is transported; transporting the transport frames over a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100185792 - Data transmission system using in computer: The invention disclosed a data transmission system, comprising a first conversion module provided on the host side, used for converting USB data into data in format which may be transmitted by a data transmission module and for converting data in format which may be transmitted by the data transmission module... Agent: Intellectual Property / Technology Law

20100185793 - Storage device and data transfer method for the same: A storage device is connected to a tape library having a plurality of tapes holding data and a host device. The storage device includes a receiving section, a first determining section and a reading section. The receiving section receives a request for data held in one of the tapes from... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100185794 - Failover and load balancing: Provided are techniques for static load balancing implemented in a filter driver. The filter driver determines a data quota for each of multiple data paths. The filter driver identifies a maximum number of commands for a target logical unit. The filter driver selects a data path on which to send... Agent: Konrad Raynes & Victor, LLP. Attn: Int77

20100185795 - Digital video/audio capture device and method thereof: In audio/video (AV) capture, two video streaming adapters (VSAs) receive an original input video signal and a compressed input video signal respectively to generate an uncompressed video streaming and a compressed video streaming respectively. The uncompressed video streaming and the compressed video streaming are transmitted to an external device by... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100185796 - Interface component and method for the operation thereof: According to the invention it is defined that the conversion unit has an analyzing unit (210) for separation of the useful signals (NS) and the control signals (SS) that are contained in the D+ and D− signals, and that the analyzing unit is subsequently connected to a recovery unit (220,... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100185797 - Keyboard-mouse switch and switching method thereof: A keyboard-mouse switch is disclosed. The keyboard-mouse switch mentioned above is embedded in a computer apparatus and includes an information monitoring unit, a hot-key look up table and a hot-key identification controller. The information monitoring unit receives input information generated by at least one of a keyboard and a mouse.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100185798 - Method and communications system for the configuration of a communications module containing a logic component: The invention relates to a method according to which a cycle-oriented control program generated for a programmable logic controller (110) is at least partially converted into a code that may be executed by a logic component (80) of a communications module (10), such that at least the converted program segment... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC

20100185799 - System and method for security configuration: A system and method for accessing and identifying the security parameters of a device in an information handling system is disclosed. A device in a computer system may operate according to a defined security protocol, and multiple security protocols may exist across the devices of the system. In operation, a... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p

20100185800 - Communication protocol for sharing memory resources between components of a device: In a device, such as a cell phone, memory resource sharing is enabled between components, such as integrated circuits, each of which has memory resources. This may be accomplished by providing an interconnect between the components and constructing transaction units which are sent over the interconnect to initiate memory access... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100185801 - Distributed equipment arbitration in a process control system: A distributed process control equipment ownership arbitration system and method for arbitrating equipment ownership conflicts are disclosed. Individual control modules representing various process control entities within a process control system define a plurality of lists or queues for storing equipment arbitration information. Requests by one process control entity to acquire... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)

  
07/15/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100180050 - Communication system capatible to universal serial bus (usb) and method thereof: A communication system compatible to universal serial bus (USB) and method thereof are described. The communication system includes a client electronic device and a remote electronic device. The client electronic device establishes a communication link to the peripheral device connected to the remote electronic device. The client electronic device has... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100180051 - System, apparatus, and method for fast startup of usb devices: Exemplary embodiments are directed to fast enumeration of a device in a USB system including a USB device and a USB host. The USB device includes two device descriptors, a memory for holding firmware for operation of the USB device, and a controller for executing the firmware. A first device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100180052 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus with a plurality of USB (universal serial bus) ports to which USB devices can be connected, includes: detection means for detecting the USB port of the plurality of USB ports to which the USB device that is in the course of data communication is connected; and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100180053 - Direct memory access controller: A direct memory access controller is provided, in which an internal storage section storing control setting information; and a control section loading the control setting information from an external storage section to the internal storage section when a transfer request signal does not belong to a first group, and not... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100180054 - Blade center usb locking: A computer-implemented method, system and computer program product for managing USB ports on blades in a blade center are presented. A set of remotely-transmitted instructions causes a multiplexer to physically disconnect one or more selected USB ports on a blade. In one embodiment, the same one or more selected USB... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice

20100180055 - Monitor sharing system: A display monitor includes a plurality of monitor inputs, a monitor switch for switching between the plurality of monitor inputs, a plurality of universal serial bus (USB) ports, where a first one of the USB ports is positioned at a first location and is dedicated to a first processing device,... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100180056 - Bus access control apparatus and method: An apparatus that controls access by multiple IP cores to a bus is provided. The apparatus includes a main controller and multiple sub controllers, each of the sub controllers being associated with each IP cores. The main controller switches connection between each of the IP cores and the bus according... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Dept. 18g

20100180057 - Data structure for implementing priority queues: Particular embodiments of the present invention are related to implementing a priority queue.... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100180058 - Communication system, communication apparatus, communication method, and computer program: In a WUSB communication environment in which isochronous transfer cannot be used, priority communication is performed in units of devices. A WUSB host manages assigning of a band of reserved one or more MASs in a superframe by using a device information management table, in which device information entries each... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100180059 - Detection circuit and sensor device: Provided is a detection circuit for monitoring a power supply voltage with a circuit configuration in which power consumption is reduced, and a sensor device including the detection circuit. A detection circuit (100) detects an input signal input thereto to output an output signal. An interrupt condition generating circuit (10a)... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/seiko Instruments Inc.

20100180060 - Managing message signaled interrupts: Managing Message Signaled Interrupts (MSIs). For example, a method of managing MSI requests in a computing system may include receiving a plurality of MSI requests from one or more components of the computing system; directing data of the plurality of MSI requests to be stored sequentially, according to a First... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917

20100180061 - Interface control device: An interface control device includes a first interface, a second interface, a third interface and an interface controller. The first interface is used to communicate with a first information processing device. The second interface is used to communicate with a second information processing device. The second information processing device is... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100180062 - Internet connection switch and internet connection system: A switch (304) includes a plurality of bridges (3041, 3042, 3043, 3044, 3045) and a switch forwarding mechanism (20). Each of the bridges transmits and receives a TLP frame complying with PCI express to and from a device connected to each of the bridges. The switch forwarding mechanism includes a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100180063 - Serial pass-through device: A host device and an accessory exchange information (e.g., commands and data) via an intermediate device. The host device and accessory can each connect to the intermediate device. The host device can exchange commands and data with the intermediate device, while the accessory device can serially exchange data with the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100180064 - Method and device for implementing usb endpoint multiplexing: A method and device for implementing USB endpoint multiplexing are disclosed. The USB device of the present disclosure supports at least two USB functional devices, and the number of the USB functional devices that are supported by the USB device is larger than the number of data endpoints of the... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd (for Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd)

  
07/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100174832 - Output system and method for restoring location arrangement of output devices: A docking device for restoring location arrangement of output devices is provided according to an aspect of the present invention. The docking device includes a transmission module configured to obtain output information from an information generation module and transmit it to an output device and an identifier storage module configured... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100174833 - Method and apparatus for identifying a device handle in a computer system: The present invention provides a method and apparatus for identifying a desired device handle in a computer system such as a personal computer running Linux™. The desired device handle is capable of facilitating or providing for interaction with a desired peripheral device, such as a USB™ device. The invention comprises... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20100174834 - Software install automation: Method and peripheral device to facilitate the installation of software on a host device to allow communication between that host device and a peripheral device. On connection to a host device a peripheral device presents in a first mode. In the first mode the device identifies itself as a Human... Agent: Novak Druce Deluca + Quigg LLP

20100174835 - Signal converter for an all-in-one usb connector: A signal converter is used to connect between an all-in-one USB connector and a PCB and has outer communication interfaces, an inner communication interface and a processing unit. The processing unit has an identifying and converting procedure. The identifying and converting procedure is periodically executed to detect the outer communication... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20100174836 - Using usb suspend/resume to communicate information through a usb device: Methods and systems for communicating information through a USB device using suspend/resume states are presented. A USB host stops transmitting Start-of-Frame (SOF) packets to a USB device, causing the USB device to enter a sleep/suspend state. The USB host then restarts the transmission of SOF packets to trigger the USB... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100174837 - Using analog signals to communicate through an a/d converter and usb interface: Methods and systems for communicating information through a USB device with A/D converters are presented. Active components which provide analog signals to the A/D converters are switched off to cause spikes in the analog signals/channels. The spikes are digitized by the A/D converters and sent to the host through a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100174838 - Method and apparatus for employing a second bus controller on a data bus having a first bus controller: A method for employing a second bus controller on a data bus having a first bus controller including: (a) recording appearances of predetermined character groups on the data bus; (b) noting patterns of the appearances preceding a qualifying quiet period on the data bus; a qualifying quiet period being a... Agent: Law Office Of Donald D. Mondul

20100174839 - Main board system and method for setting main board system: A method for setting a main board system is disclosed. According to the method, a first pin setting signal is received, and a board module is determined if it is a master module or a slave module according to the received first pin setting signal. Then, a potential of a... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100174840 - Prioritization for conflict arbitration in transactional memory management: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method, system and computer program product for software prioritization of concurrent transactions for embedded conflict arbitration in transactional memory management. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for software prioritization of concurrent transactions for embedded conflict arbitration in transactional memory management can... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20100174841 - Providing multiple virtual device controllers by redirecting an interrupt from a physical device controller: Embodiments of apparatuses, methods, and systems for providing multiple virtual device controllers by redirecting an interrupt from a physical device controller are disclosed. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes a processor, a physical device controller, and virtualization logic. The virtualization logic is to receive a first interrupt from the physical... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100174842 - Effectively mixing real-time software with a non-real-time operating system: This disclosure describes a processor system that allows non-real time code to execute normally, while permitting a real time interrupt in hardware or software to execute with minimal added latency.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100174843 - System and method for operating a bus system: A bus system for the real-time communication of a superordinate unit with one or more subordinate units is used for exchanging address and data information via a bus. For the rapid exchange of messages, further fields are provided between the fields for the address and data information.... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100174844 - Multiple module computer system and method including differential signal channel comprising undirectional serial bit channels: A computer system for multi-processing purposes. The computer system has a console comprising a first coupling site and a second coupling site. Each coupling site comprises a connector. The console is an enclosure that is capable of housing each coupling site. The system also has a plurality of computer modules,... Agent: Cooley LLP Attn: Patent Group

  
07/01/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100169509 - Host configured for interoperation with coupled portable media player device: Methods and system for transferring images between devices is disclosed. For example, differently scaled images by a host device may automatically and/or selectively be transferred to a media player for display. In turn, appropriately scaled images may be transferred automatically and/or selectively to another display device for example a TV,... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.

20100169510 - Auto-execution signal processing method and apparatus performing the method: An auto-execution signal processing method and an apparatus performing the method are provided. That method is particularly applied to the apparatus supporting recognition of a human interface device standard. The apparatus preferably has an activation element such as a button, and it is to execute an automatic execution process by... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100169512 - Method and apparatus for enabling enhanced usb interaction: Systems and methods for configuring a universal serial bus (USB) including for connection by a peripheral device by detecting an attach event at a USB port on the peripheral device; receiving, at the USB port, a first request for device identification; sending, at the USB port, a first identification data;... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.

20100169511 - Universal serial bus host to host communications: In some embodiments a detector detects a host or device coupled via a link. A port negotiates with a port of the detected host or device and determines whether to operate as a host and/or as a device. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100169513 - Identifying a self-powered device connected to a medical device: This patent application relates generally to identifying a self-powered device connected to a medical device.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100169514 - Picture push: A media providing device is configured to communicate with a media rendering device through a standard supported by the media providing device and the media rendering device. The media providing device comprises a first module configured to acquire new media on the media providing device and to store the new... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20100169515 - Data relay apparatus for communication module: A data relay apparatus for communication module is disclosed, whereby a plurality of normally operative communication modules can perform data communication thereamong by allowing a data relay unit to relay data received by an input/output (I/O) port of an inoperative communication module in a case there is available an inoperative... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100169516 - Split transaction protocol for a bus system: A method of and apparatus for communicating between a host and an agent. The method includes the step of performing a first transaction between a host controller and a hub. The hub is operable to perform a single transaction with an agent based on the first transaction. The method then... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100169517 - Multimedia switch circuit and method: A detection circuit indicates when a source device is coupled to a sink. An interface circuit separately interfaces with the plurality of source devices and permits display identification data associated with an interfaced source device to be sent from the memory unit to the interfaced source device. A monitoring unit... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100169518 - Semiconductor memory device: A semiconductor memory device includes a plurality of output buffer units connected to a plurality of terminals. Each of the output buffer units includes a first high speed data output (HSDO) buffer adapted to buffer even-numbered data of a corresponding data row among a plurality of data rows and to... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100169519 - Reconfigurable buffer manager: In some embodiments a reconfigurable buffer manager manages an on-chip memory, and dynamically allocates and/or de-allocates portions of the on-chip memory to and/or from a plurality of functional on-chip blocks. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100169520 - Information processor: An information processor (program processing unit 1) for managing a data sequence in a fixed order comprises a direction array (reference data storage section 2) for storing a reference to each data item of the data sequence in an element of the index associated with the key to the data,... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100169521 - Method, system, and computer program product for automatic learning of software keyboard input characteristics: A method for automatic learning of software keyboard input characteristics includes the following steps. (a) An input is received. (b) Whether the input is a normal key input is determined. (c) The input value of the input is stored when the input is determined to be the normal key input.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100169522 - Method and apparatus to defer usb transactions: An apparatus and method are provided that include providing a transaction data structure, and monitoring the transaction data structure for a predetermined amount of time. A link between a bus device and a host controller may be provided into a low power state in response to the monitored transaction data... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP Intel Corporation

20100169523 - Scalable method and apparatus to configure a link: Disclosed herein are reconfigurable ports and methods for doing the same.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100169524 - Device control method and program recorded medium on which the method is recorded: Detecting an input source of a signal of a device connected to a bus and determining whether the signal is converted, extracted, multiplexed, or processed. Efficiently controlling the connection of each unit connected on the bus. Issuing a command for detecting the output plug or source plug as the signal... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100169527 - Data path master/slave data processing device: 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

20100169525 - Pipelined device and a method for executing transactions in a pipelined device: A pipelined device and method for executing transactions in a pipelined device, the method includes: setting limiter thresholds that define a maximal amount of pending transaction requests to be provided from one pipeline stage to another pipeline stage; executing an application while monitoring the performance of a device that comprises... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20100169526 - Slave and communicating method between a master and the same: A slave and a communicating method between a slave and a master that includes checking whether the command to be sent is one of a write command and a read-out command if the master attempts to send a command to the slave, determining whether a processing of a previous command... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100169528 - Interrupt technicques: Techniques are described that can be used by a message engine to notify a core or hardware thread of activity. For example, an inter-processor interrupt can be used to notify the core or hardware thread. The message engine may generate notifications in response to one or more message received from... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100169529 - Portable electronic apparatus and connection method therefor: A portable electronic apparatus and a connection method therefore are disclosed. The portable electronic apparatus comprises a connector, a processing circuit, and a switch module. After a plug is plugged into the connector, the processing circuit reads a voltage value of the plug via the switch module. When determining that... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC

20100169530 - Circuit board system: A circuit board system for connecting with at least an expansion card that includes a Programmable Logic Device (PLD) electrically coupled to the expansion slot. The PLD is configured to detect whether the expansion card is compatible with the circuit board system. If the PLD detects that the expansion card... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100169531 - Intellect station: Disclosed herein is an intellect station which allows a laptop computer, an MP3 player, and/or a mobile phone to be placed thereon, wherein the intellect station includes a connection port set and a power supply unit that can be connected to an external port set and a power supply unit... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100169532 - System lsi having plural buses: A system LSI includes first and second memories, first and second buses, a bus bridge that performs signal transfer between the first and second buses, a first bus system connecting to the first bus and accessing the first or second memory, a second bus system connecting to the second bus... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100169533 - Multi-port system and method for routing a data element within an interconnection fabric: The present invention relates generally to a generic fabric interconnect system and method for providing a data path between and among nodes and processing elements within an interconnection fabric. More specifically, there is provided a device accessible by a host processor for expanding access over a first bus to a... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100169535 - Data stream management: A method for packetizing and communicating data. Data payloads are allocated to data categories based on processing function. A dedicated communication channel is associated with each data category. A data processing header for each channel precedes the data payload in each data communication packet, includes particulars sufficient to support a... Agent: Madson Ip

20100169534 - Multiple connections to a single serial interface: This invention relates to a method, a computer program product, an apparatus and a system for switching a first switching unit of an apparatus into a state out of a set of states, wherein said apparatus comprises a first serial interface and a second serial interface, each of this first... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

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