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Electrical computers and digital data processing systems: input/output August inventions list 08/12Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 08/30/2012 > 19 patent applications in 17 patent subcategories.
20120221746 - Approach for discovering devices on a common bus without direct communication: A system for discovering devices on a common bus without direct communication. Each device on the bus has a unique identification. One of the devices or a computer may be a master or a host. The host may broadcast a request asking every device with an identification value in a... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20120221747 - Method for reordering the request queue of a hardware accelerator: Reordering the request queue of the hardware accelerator, wherein, the request queue stores therein a plurality of coprocessor request blocks (CRBs) to be input into the hardware accelerator. A content addressable memory is connected to the request queue for storing the state pointer of each CRB in the request queue... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120221748 - Monitoring network performance and detecting network faults using round trip transmission times: A method of processing communications includes: receiving transmission data over a selected time interval for each of a plurality of communication paths between a host processor and a control unit configured to control at least one I/O device; calculating an average round-trip transmission time for each of the communication paths... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120221749 - Automatic access and control of media peripherals on a media exchange network: Methods are disclosed for automatically monitoring and controlling at least one media peripheral device in a media exchange network. A communication link is established between a media management system (MMS) and a media peripheral (MP) device in the media exchange network and an operation of the MP device is automatically... Agent: Broadcom Corporation
20120221750 - Data transfer circuit and memory device having the same: A data transfer circuit includes a serial-to-parallel converter configured to convert multi-bit data inputted in series into parallel data by controlling the number of bits of the parallel data and a conversion timing based on an operation mode, and a data transmission unit configured to transfer the parallel data to... Agent:
20120221751 - Extensions for usb driver interface functions: In embodiments of extensions for USB driver interface functions, a set of USB driver interfaces are exposed by a USB core driver stack, and the USB driver interfaces include USB driver interface functions to interface with USB client function drivers that correspond to client USB devices. A composite device driver... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120221752 - Device management apparatus, device management system, information management method, information management program and recording medium storing the program therein: A device management apparatus connected to one or more devices via a data transmission channel includes an input information holding unit for holding an input information group including one or more pieces of input information, each of which is to be connected to device information of a device; a device... Agent:
20120221753 - Method and device for waking up users in a bus system and corresponding users: An apparatus for waking up users of a CAN bus system, a sensing element being provided which senses at least one predefined signal property of the signals transmitted on the bus system and the further wakeup operation being initiated as a function of the behavior of the at least one... Agent:
20120221754 - System on chip bus system and a method of operating the bus system: A method of operating a bus system in a locked access mode includes allowing one of masters to access one of slaves through a control module and restricting other masters from accessing the one of slaves through other control modules connecting the other masters and the one of slaves in... Agent:
20120221755 - Device and method for addressing a slave unit: The invention relates to a dynamically addressable slave unit, comprising a bus interface, an enable circuit having a switch and two control ports which are connected via the enable circuit. The enable circuit only releases the slave unit for assigning an address by an address signal provided at the bus... Agent:
20120221756 - Method and apparatus for adjusting period of clock interruption: The present application relates to a method and an apparatus for adjusting a period of clock interruption. The method comprises: determining a number of processes in a run-queue of a processor; and determining the period of clock interruption for use in a run state of the processor such that the... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.
20120221757 - Converting a message signaled interruption into an i/o adapter event notification: One or more message signaled interruption requests from one or more input/output (I/O) adapters are converted to I/O adapter event notifications. Each I/O adapter event notification includes the setting of one or more specific indicators in system memory and an interruption request, the first of which results in a pending... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120221758 - Electronic devices using divided multi connector element differential bus connector: In one example an electronic device includes a housing that includes an A/C input or DC input, and at least one circuit substrate that includes electronic circuitry, such as graphics processing circuitry that receives power based on the A/C input or DC input. The electronic device also includes a divided... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc
20120221759 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device includes: a first transistor; a second transistor; an interlayer insulating film covering the transistors; a rectangular-shaped first bus formed on the interlayer insulating film and connected to first source/drain regions; a rectangular-shaped second bus formed on the interlayer insulating film with spacing from the first bus and... Agent:
20120221762 - Logic node connection system: A system to mate logic nodes may include a connector to secure at least one of an inter-nodal circuit and a fabric bus, where the inter-nodal circuit provides communications between any connected logic nodes, and the fabric bus provides logical connections to a first logic node and any other logic... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120221761 - Shared system to operationally connect logic nodes: A shared system to operationally connect logic nodes may include an inter-nodal circuit to provide communications between any connected logic nodes. The system may also include a fabric bus carried by the inter-nodal circuit, the fabric bus to provide logical connections to a first logic node and any other logic... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120221760 - System to operationally connect logic nodes: A system to operationally connect logic nodes may include an inter-nodal circuit to provide communications between any connected logic nodes. The system may also include a fabric bus that may be physically separate from the inter-nodal circuit, the fabric bus may provide logical connections restricted to any two connected logic... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120221763 - Gateway apparatus for substation automation system: A communication gateway apparatus for a substation automation system, the gateway includes a VERSA Module Eurocard (VME) bus to provide a data communication path, a Peripheral Component Interconnect (PCI)-VME module connected to the VME bus for communication and having a PCI-VME bus bridge circuit to transfer data of the VME... Agent: Lsis Co., Ltd.
20120221764 - Low latency precedence ordering in a pci express multiple root i/o virtualization environment: An apparatus and method of low latency precedence ordering check in a PCI Express (PCIe) multiple root I/O virtualization (MR-IOV) environment. The precedence ordering check mechanism aids in enabling a port to comply with PCIe MR-IOV ordering rules. A posted information array mirrors a posted transaction queue, storing precedence order... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation08/23/2012 > 18 patent applications in 13 patent subcategories.
20120215941 - Accessing a configuration space of a virtual function: A computer implemented method includes receiving a request to access a configuration space that is associated with a virtual function. The request may include a configuration space address and a root complex identifier. The computer implemented method may include identifying a root complex based on the root complex identifier. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120215942 - Electronic component with assignment of an address to the component: An electronic component (10a, 10b), with assignment of an address to the component, comprises a first terminal (A10a) for the application of a first signal (SCL) and a second signal (SDA) different from the first signal, and a second terminal (A10b), different from the first terminal, for the application of... Agent: Austriamicrosystems Ag
20120215944 - Imaging device and method of controlling the same: An imaging device receives from a host image data and commands including a normal command and a real-time command to be processed prior to the normal command. A receiver receives a real-time processing disable command, and a processor processes the image data without processing the real-time command, even if a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120215943 - Input buffer protection: Apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed that operate to boost an electrical potential of a control terminal of a transistor from a signal on an input terminal of the transistor to render a channel in the transistor more conductive. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are disclosed.... Agent:
20120215945 - Computer system and its renewal method: A computer system including a management computer for managing the entire system, an integral apparatus, and a high-level connecting device for connecting the management computer and the integral apparatus is designed so that the management computer retains integral apparatus internal configuration information, configuration information about an integral apparatus to be... Agent: Hitachi, Ltd.
20120215946 - Discovery and configuration of device configurations: A computer program product is provided for performing a method comprising: receiving, by the host processor, physical configuration information including identification of a location of each physical endpoint connected to the host processor and a plurality of communication paths associated with each physical endpoint; sending at least one message to... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120215947 - Configuring an input/output adapter: A computer-implemented method includes initializing a driver associated with an input/output adapter in response to receiving an initialize driver request from a client application. The computer-implemented method includes initializing the input/output adapter to enable adapter capabilities of the input/output adapter to be determined. The computer-implemented method also includes determining the... Agent:
20120215948 - Supporting global input/output interconnect features on ports of a midpoint device: In a first embodiment of the present invention, a method for operating a midpoint device utilizing an Input/Output (I/O) interconnect is provided, wherein the midpoint device contains a plurality of ports, the method comprising: receiving a request to initiate a session between a device on a first port of the... Agent: Plx Technology, Inc.
20120215949 - Storage application performance matching: Input/output (I/O) activity in the multiple tier storage system is monitored to collect statistical information. The statistical information is recurrently transformed into an exponential moving average (EMA) of the I/O activity having a predefined smoothing factor. Data portions in the multiple tier storage system are sorted into buckets of varying... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120215950 - Cross-over and bypass configurations for high-speed data transmission: Circuits, methods, and apparatus that may improve networking techniques for transferring data among various electronic devices. One example may provide sharing data among various devices by daisy-chaining devices together. That is, several devices may be connected to each other through a series of cables to form a chain of devices.... Agent: Apple Inc.
20120215952 - Protocol for transmission of data over a communication link: Video data is transmitted from a video source to a video sink via a fixed rate serial link with a substantially constant unit interval for transmission of each symbol of the encoded data. The unit interval of the serial link is maintained substantially constant, and does not vary regardless of... Agent: Rambus Inc.
20120215951 - Serial control device, semiconductor device, and serial data transfer method: Provided is a serial control device that makes the length of data transferred as one frame variable. The serial control device transfers serial data having an arbitrary length, and uses end information indicating inclusion or non-inclusion of end data of the serial data. The serial control device transfers data having... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120215953 - Large-key numeric keypad: A large-key numeric keypad includes large keys with bold, easy-to-read lettering for increased visibility and contrast.... Agent:
20120215954 - Resetting a hypertransport link in a blade server: Methods, apparatus, and computer program products are described for resetting a HyperTransport link in a blade server, including reassigning, by a blade management module, a gate signal from enabling a transceiver to signaling a HyperTransport link reset; sending, by the blade management module to a reset sync module on an... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120215955 - System on chip comprising interconnector and control method thereof: A system on chip includes a plurality of master devices, a plurality of slave devices that supply data in response to requests of the plurality of master devices and pointer update logic configured to process the requests from the plurality of master devices sequentially in a pipeline manner.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120215956 - Computing device with independent dual cpus: A computing device includes a first motherboard and a second motherboard perpendicularly attached to the first motherboard. The first motherboard includes a first CPU module and a plurality of first peripheral component interconnect (PCI) sockets. The second motherboard includes a second CPU module and a plurality of second PCI sockets.... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (wuhan) Co., Ltd.
20120215957 - Semiconductor storage device-based cache storage system: Embodiments of the present invention provide a SSD-based storage system. Specifically, in a typical embodiment, a network cache server is coupled to an internal storage network and an external storage network. Coupled to the network cache server is a network cache component (NCC) that comprises: a set of semiconductor storage... Agent:
20120215958 - Variable impedance control for memory devices: This document generally describes systems, devices, methods, and techniques for variably controlling impedance for a memory device where multiple NVM units (e.g., NVM dies) are accessible over a shared bus. Impedance can be varied using switches that are configured to switch between a NVM unit and an impedance terminal. Switches... Agent: Apple Inc.08/16/2012 > 20 patent applications in 16 patent subcategories.
20120210021 - Apparatus, system, and method for coordinating storage requests in a multi-processor/multi-thread environment: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for coordinating storage requests in a multi-processor/multi-thread environment. An append/invalidate module generates a first append data storage command from a first storage request and a second append data storage command from a second storage request. The storage requests overwrite existing data with first... Agent: Fusion-io, Inc.
20120210022 - Managing read requests from multiple requestors: Techniques are disclosed for managing data requests from multiple requestors. According to one implementation, when a new data request is received, a determination is made as to whether a companion relationship should be established between the new data request and an existing data request. Such a companion relationship may be... Agent: Apple Computer, Inc.
20120210023 - Electronic appliance, connecting appliance, electronic appliance system, and computer readable medium: A small-sized connecting appliance is provided. An electronic appliance includes: a connecting section including a power-supply terminal and a connecting terminal to be connected to a connecting appliance; a detecting section that detects the potential of the connecting terminal; a power source control section that starts supplying power via the... Agent: Nikon Corporation
20120210024 - Data transfer device and storage device: A data transfer device includes a transmitter, a receiver, and a monitor. The transmitter transmits data by non-handshake communication, and the receiver receives the data transmitted from the transmitter. Further, the monitor is provided separately from the receiver, and monitors a size of data received by the receiver to notify... Agent: Fujitsu Limited
20120210025 - Device to device flow control: The present disclosure includes methods, devices, and systems for device to device flow control. In one or more embodiments, a system configured for device to device flow control includes a host and a chain of devices, including one or more memory device, coupled to each other and configured to communicate... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20120210026 - Connector: The invention relates to an assembly comprising a main device and an accessory, which can be connected by a safe connector and a safe detection method. According to the invention, the assembly comprises:—a main device (2),—an accessory (3) connectable to the main device (2),—the accessory (3) comprising an accessory connector... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.
20120210027 - Speculative read-ahead for improving system throughput: Devices, methods, and systems for a mass storage device attached to a host device use speculation about the host command likely to be received next from the host device based on a previously received command to improve throughput of accesses to the mass storage device. Host device commands are used... Agent:
20120210028 - Service scheduling system and method, and control device: The disclosure discloses a service scheduling system, a service scheduling method, and a control device; the control device is added to the service scheduling system, and the control device obtains connection status information of each bus port in the service scheduling system respectively, updates a first corresponding relationship between transfer... Agent: Zte Corporation
20120210030 - Automation system and method for operating an automation system: An automation system has a first automation controller and a redundant second automation controller. The automation system further includes at least one peripheral unit and a bus system interconnecting the two automation controllers and the at least one peripheral unit. The peripheral unit is connected to the bus system through... Agent: Siemens Aktiengesellschaft
20120210029 - Interface device and system including the same: An interface device includes a request queue and a request queue manager. The request queue includes multiple elements configured to receive corresponding requests from at least one master device and to indicate whether the corresponding requests are included using corresponding occupying bits. The request queue manager is configured to manage... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120210031 - Computer-implemented multi-resource shared lock: In one embodiment of a computer-implemented system, comprising a plurality of computer entities and multiple resources, one of the computer entities may request a multi-resource lock to one of the multiple resources; the one resource determines whether a resource lock is available at the one resource and, if so, the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120210033 - Real-time messaging system for an image display device: A real-time messaging system for an image display device is provided. One disclosed embodiment includes an image display device including a light source and an image-generation device configured to receive light from the light source, and in response, generate an image. The image display device may further include a projection... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation
20120210032 - Techniques for managing power consumption state of a processor: Techniques are described for determining a temporary latency tolerance report (tLTR) value. A processing unit has to respond to a device interrupt within a duration specified by tLTR to ensure no incoming data is lost due to device buffer overflow. The tLTR value can be used to prevent the processing... Agent:
20120210034 - Portable data processing system and signal input/output device thereof: A portable data processing system includes a handheld communication device and a signal input/output device. The signal input/output device includes a casing, communication module, an input module, an output module and a bridging unit. The input module is used for generating and outputting a control command. When the handheld communication... Agent: Teco Image System Co., Ltd.
20120210035 - Device for a multi-boot system with network switches: A device for a multi-boot system with network switches has a box, a selection module and a bridge connecting card. The box has an operation panel mounted with multiple switches. The selection module is mounted in the box and has a hard disk selector and a network selector. The hard... Agent:
20120210037 - Electrical device: An electrical device, which is assembled from modules or includes assembled modules, the modules each including an electronic circuit mounted on a respective heat sink, the modules being configured as nodes of a system bus that also leads to an electronic circuit designed as a node of the system bus,... Agent:
20120210036 - Non main cpu/os based operational environment: A computing system is described that includes a main system bus that remains active while said computing system operates within a non main CPU/OS based operational state. The computing system also includes a controller that operates functional tasks while the computing system is within the non main CPU/OS based operational... Agent:
20120210038 - External bridge system: An external bridge system includes a host interface, a first device interface and a second device interface, which uses a communication protocol different from that of the first device interface. A bridge controller translates signals compliant with the communication protocol of a host to or from signals compliant with the... Agent: Skymedi Corporation
20120210039 - Selective link aggregation in a virtualized environment: A method for selective link aggregation in a virtualized data processing environment is provided in the illustrative embodiments. A data packet is received at a switch. An identifier associated with the data packet is determined. The identifier corresponds to a logical partition in a logical partitioned data processing system. A... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120210040 - Micro-crossbar and on-die data network: An integrated circuit (IC) having an on-die data network is disclosed. The IC includes a first bus and second buses configured to convey signals in first and second directions, respectively, along a first axis. The second direction is opposite the first. The IC further includes third and fourth buses configured... Agent:08/09/2012 > 16 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories.
20120203934 - Determination of one or more partitionable endpoints affected by an i/o message: A data processing system includes a processor core, a system memory including a first data structure including a plurality of entries mapping requester identifiers (IDs) to partitionable endpoint (PE) numbers, and an input/output (I/O) subsystem including a plurality of PEs each having an associated PE number, where each of the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120203935 - Self-adjusting scsi storage port queue: A method for managing storage space in a storage port queue includes establishing a watermark for the storage port queue. The method further receives, at the storage port associated with the storage port queue, a command having an initiator-target-LUN (ITL) nexus associated therewith. Upon receiving the command, the method determines... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120203936 - Direct peripheral interconnect: A direct peripheral interconnect (DPI) device and a method for providing a direct interconnect between peripherals are disclosed. The DPI device includes a selector configured to receive producer signals output by peripherals and control signals output by a control unit. The selector is configured to select and output one or... Agent: Energy Micro As
20120203937 - Transfer of uncompressed multimedia contents or data communications: A system and corresponding method for transferring data via an interface assembly. The data may be transferred between a USB port of a first device and a media port of a second device. Uncompressed high definition media data may be received from the USB port. The received uncompressed high definition... Agent:
20120203938 - Information processing apparatus, and method for controlling the same: An information processing apparatus includes an interface unit, a detection unit, an unmount unit, a display unit, and a control unit. The interface unit connects a reader/writer device, which is capable of receiving a memory storage medium. The detection unit detects a connection and a disconnection between the interface unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120203939 - Injection of i/o messages: A data processing system includes a processor core, a system memory coupled to the processor core, an input/output adapter (IOA), and an input/output (I/O) host bridge coupled to the processor core and to the IOA. The I/O host bridge includes a register coupled to receive I/O messages from the processor... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120203940 - Information processing apparatus and computer program product: An information processing apparatus includes a core unit configured to control an external device that is communicatively connected to the information processing apparatus; and a calling unit that is included in the core unit and is configured to call a plug-in that enables the external device to implement a predetermined... Agent:
20120203941 - Serial communication device and serial communication method: A serial communication device has: a MAC (Media Access Control), a mask circuit and a buffer. The MAC conforms to Serial Media Independent Interface specification and outputs an identical segment data for plural times within a unit period. The mask circuit is configured to mask a predetermined segment data out... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation
20120203942 - Data processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus may include a data acquisition unit, a buffer unit that includes a plurality of division buffers, a valid data area determination unit that calculates an area of valid data, a buffer state management unit that manages whether or not the data is stored in the division... Agent: Olympus Corporation
20120203943 - Radio communication device and method for controlling rf-bb state in the same: A radio communication device enabling a serial interface to restart transmission in a short time when interface setting is changed, as well as a method for controlling RF-BB state in the device, are provided. According to the radio communication device in which a radio frequency section (20) and a baseband... Agent: Nec Corporation
20120203945 - System and method for initializing a memory system, and memory device and processor-based system using same: Systems, controllers, and methods are disclosed, such as an initialization system including a controller configured to receive patterns of read data coupled from a memory device through a plurality of read data lanes. The controller is operable to detect lane-to-lane skew in the patterns of read data. The controller then... Agent: Micron Technology, Inc.
20120203944 - Systems and methods for providing access to financial trading services: A system and method to allow service consumers to access financial services deployed using various integration technologies with optimal latency through a technique of data-driven bus arbitration and the use of on-demand delivered bus integration plug-in components.... Agent: Itg Software Solutions, Inc.
20120203946 - Livelock prevention mechanism in a ring shaped interconnect utilizing round robin sampling: A novel and useful cost effective mechanism for detecting the livelock/starvation of transactions in a ring shaped interconnect that utilizes minimal logic resources. Rather than monitor all transactions concurrently in the ring, the mechanism monitors only a single transaction in the ring. A sampling point is located at a point... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120203947 - On-demand interrupt vector allocation based on activity detection: A method and system for dynamically allocating interrupt vectors on demand. A computer system measures a rate of activities associated with an event. Based on the rate of activities, the computer system determines whether to allocate a dedicated interrupt vector to the event. The rate of activities can be an... Agent: Red Hat Israel, Ltd.
20120203948 - Flashcard reader and converter for reading serial and parallel flashcards: A flash memory card reader and a single converter chip for reading both serial and parallel flash cards. The read has connectors for both serial and parallel data transfer flash memory cards. The reader has a single chip converter. The converter supports both serial I/O and parallel I/O. The serial... Agent: Mcm Portfolio LLC
20120203949 - Portable electronic device docking station: A universal docking station for portable electronic devices is disclosed. In some embodiments, the docking station may utilize a universal interface to communicatively couple a portable electronic device to one or more inputs, displays, and/or accessory devices. In some embodiments, the universal interface may be a high-speed and/or super-speed universal... Agent: Targus Group International, Inc.08/02/2012 > 24 patent applications in 20 patent subcategories.
20120198097 - Safely sharing usb devices during a switch in state: System and methods for safely sharing universal serial bus (USB) devices are provided. A request is received to switch from a state in which user mode drivers are not enabled to a state in which user mode drivers are enabled. For each kernel mode USB driver in the system, an... Agent: Vmware, Inc.
20120198098 - Apparatus and method for bidirectional pairing between devices: An apparatus and a method support bidirectional pairing between devices. A connectable peripheral device is discovered. A list of discovered connectable peripheral devices is displayed. When a peripheral device is selected from the displayed list of the discovered connectable peripheral devices, an indicator operation request message for operating an indicator... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120198099 - Apparatus and method for providing application auto-install function in digital device: An apparatus and method install an application in a digital device. An apparatus for providing a connection program to a desired peripheral device in a digital device includes a communication unit for receiving system information from a peripheral device and transmitting a connection program list, a program detecting unit for... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120198100 - System and method for surveillance: A plug-and-play surveillance system that can be set up by even computer-illiterates is disclosed herein. The system comprises an external storage device connected to a computing device and a monitoring device. A registration and matching service receives at least one unique identification code from the external storage device and the... Agent:
20120198101 - Mobile device peripheral detection with independent state machines: This document discusses, among other things, methods and apparatus for detecting an attached state of a port of a device. In an example, a method can include monitoring a supply bus pin of a USB port for a valid voltage using a first state machine, monitoring an ID pin of... Agent:
20120198103 - Embedded system development platform: A modular development platform is described which enables creation of reliable, compact, physically robust and power efficient embedded device prototypes. The platform consists of a base module which holds a processor and one or more peripheral modules each having an interface element. The base module and the peripheral modules may... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20120198102 - Image processing apparatus, printing apparatus and controlling method in image processing apparatus: This invention is directed to reducing power consumption even when there is a great amount of power consumed by a root complex in a printing apparatus that employs a PCI Express architecture. To accomplish this, a printing apparatus that includes a controller capable of switching between a root complex and... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha
20120198104 - System and method for enabling network access to mass storage devices connected to multi-function devices: A system for enabling at least one mass storage device connected to at least one multi-function device to be accessible over a network, includes at least one processor; and a computer-readable storage medium in communication with the at least one processor, wherein the computer-readable storage medium comprises one or more... Agent: Xerox Corporation
20120198106 - Method of processing requests for hardware and multi-core system: In a method of processing requests for hardware in a multi-core system including a first processor core and a second processor core according to example embodiments, the first processor core receives a plurality of hardware input/output requests from a plurality of applications, manages the plurality of hardware input/output requests using... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
20120198105 - Methods and systems for tracking data activity levels: methods and systems for monitoring data activity may include various operations, including, but not limited to: modifying a value of at least one counter in response to one or more input/output requests directed to at least one data storage region during a first time interval; storing a first cumulative value... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120198107 - Methods and systems for migrating data between storage tiers: Methods and systems for migrating data between storage tiers may include various operations, including, but not limited to: determining at least one activity index of at least one data storage region; receiving an input/output request addressing at least one data segment included in the at least one data storage region;... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20120198108 - Administering the polling of a number of devices for device status: Administering the polling of a number of devices for device status including determining whether a task identification for polling the device is in the delayed polling queue; if the task identification for polling the device is not in the delayed polling queue, determining whether the task identification for polling the... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120198109 - Electronic measuring device and method of converting serial data to parallel data for storage using the same: An electronic measuring device includes a detection channel module, a sampling module, a control unit, a data path selector and a memory device. A user will be able to selectively enable the desired detection channels and store only data collected from enabled channels. The data collected from the detection channels... Agent: Zeroplus Technology Co., Ltd.
20120198110 - Main board and method for dynamically configuring pcie ports thereof: A main board and a method for dynamically configuring PCIE ports thereof. The main board comprises a PCIE slot, a detecting circuit, an ROM, a chipset and a modifying circuit. The chipset comprises a Management Engine controller and several PCIE ports. The chipset has a Management Engine function or a... Agent: Micro-star Int'l Co., Ltd.
20120198111 - Managing a resource lock: Controlling access to a resource by a plurality of resource requesters is disclosed. The resource lock operates in a contention efficient (heavyweight) operating mode, and in response to a request from a resource requester to acquire the resource lock, a count of a total number of acquisitions of the resource... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120198112 - Adapting legacy/third party ips to advanced power management protocol: An apparatus adapts a pre-designed circuit module not supporting a power management protocol to a power management protocol. The apparatus disconnects a bus interface, disables interrupt and stops a clock to the pre-designed circuit module on a external idle request signal.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20120198113 - Time measurement of power button signal activation: Embodiments herein relate to measuring a continuous time period a power button signal is in an active state. In an embodiment, a controller is to measure the continuous time period the power button signal is in an active state, where the power button signal enters the active state when a... Agent:
20120198114 - Converting a message signaled interruption into an i/o adapter event notification to a guest operating system: One or more message signaled interruption requests from one or more input/output (I/O) adapters are converted to I/O adapter event notifications while retaining the message vector indication. An I/O adapter event notification may be routed and presented to a host or to a guest that the host is executing. To... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120198115 - Raid-based storage control board: Embodiments of the invention relate to a (e.g., hybrid) redundant array of independent disks (RAID)-based storage control board. Specifically, the present invention relates to a storage control board having a RAID controller with a peripheral component interconnect express (PCI-e) interface. In one embodiment, the RAID controller is coupled to an... Agent:
20120198116 - Raid-based storage control board having fibre channel interface controller: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a (e.g., hybrid) redundant array of independent disks (RAID)-based storage control board having a fibre channel interface controller. Specifically, the present invention relates to a storage control board having a RAID controller with a peripheral component interconnect express (PCI-e) interface and a fibre... Agent:
20120198117 - System and method for improving throughput of data transfers using a shared non-deterministic bus: System and method for facilitating data transfer between logic systems and a memory according to various conditions. Embodiments include systems and methods for facilitating and improving throughput of data transfers using a shared non-deterministic bus, a system and method for managing a memory as a circular buffer, and a system... Agent:
20120198118 - Using dma for copying performance counter data to memory: A device for copying performance counter data includes hardware path that connects a direct memory access (DMA) unit to a plurality of hardware performance counters and a memory device. Software prepares an injection packet for the DMA unit to perform copying, while the software can perform other tasks. In one... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation
20120198119 - High current multi-port usb hub: A high-current Multi-Port USB hub has a microcontroller that selectively switches the hub between low current synchronizing state and high current charging state. During charging state in excess of two Amps of current can be provided to each device connected to the hub. Each USB port circuit includes a power... Agent: Bretford Manufacturing, Inc.
20120198120 - Expanded protocol adapter for in-vehicle networks: A protocol adapter for transferring diagnostic signals between a vehicle network and a computer including a vehicle connector, a common connector plate, and a common electronics package. The vehicle connector is interfaced with the vehicle network. The common connector plate is interfaced with the vehicle connector. The common electronics package... Agent: Dearborn Group, Inc.Previous industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: multicomputer data transferring or plural processor synchronization
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