06134631 is referenced by 188 patents and cites 6 patents.

Computer systems may be provided with additional performance for demanding applications while adding little additional hardware. For example, a slave device for a host computer system combines an embedded programmable controller with non-volatile memory, local RAM, and interface logic. The host computer system treats the slave device as if it would be a hierarchical memory system such as a conventional disk drive on which it may store and retrieve files. Additionally, the host computer system may program the controller to perform operations on stored information, including image processing and/or data compression. The non-volatile memory may include a disk drive, writable CD-ROM, optical drive, or non-volatile solid state memory.

Title
Non-volatile memory with embedded programmable controller
Application Number
8/739394
Publication Number
6134631
Application Date
October 31, 1996
Publication Date
October 17, 2000
Inventor
Earle W Jennings III
San Jose
CA, US
Agent
Townsend & Townsend & Crew
Assignee
Hyundai Electronics America
CA, US
IPC
H04L 9/00
G06F 12/00
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