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Timothy W Gentry, Gerald J Fredin, Daniel A Riedl: Method for partitioning disk drives within a physical disk array and selectively assigning disk drive partitions into a logical disk array. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Hyundai Electronics America, Symbios Logic, Wayne P Bailey, James M Stover, October 22, 1996: US05568629 (235 worldwide citation)

A method for partitioning a disk array into logical storage units distinct from the physical storage units within the array. A set of individual drives within the array are partitioned into multiple partitions. Corresponding partitions from the individual drives are grouped together to form a logica ...


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Alexander R Kenneth, Munther S Mahsoub: Multiple standard smart card reader. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, James M Stover, January 14, 1997: US05594233 (175 worldwide citation)

A card reader (16) having a single entry slot (18) for cards (2), and an electronic control means (35) for controlling the operation of the reader (16). The reader (16) further includes a smart card reading section (26) incorporating a plurality of terminals (34,38,36) respectively adapted to read c ...


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Joseph W Yates IV: Touch screen device and shielding bracket therefor. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Albert L Sessler Jr, Paul W Martin, November 26, 1996: US05579036 (143 worldwide citation)

A bracket for shielding a capacitive touch screen from external noise arising from stray capacitance comprises upper and lower complementary rectangular conductive metal shield elements which are joined together inside a housing with a transparent touch screen retained therebetween. The upper shield ...


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John F Crooks, Robert L Protheroe: Portable handwritten data capture device and method of using. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Albert L Sessler Jr, Paul W Martin, December 24, 1996: US05587560 (127 worldwide citation)

A system for capturing handwritten data includes a base station, a docking station coupled to the base station and a plurality of portable handwriting capture devices, which may be in the form of pads or trays. The pads or trays normally rest in quick release slots in the docking station, and are re ...


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Keith B DuLac, T M Ravi: Architectural arrangement for a video server. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Hyundai Electronics America, Symbios Logic, David F Zinger, Wayne P Bailey, James M Stover, April 29, 1997: US05625405 (121 worldwide citation)

A Video-On-Demand (VOD) system including a plurality of video storage devices; an asynchronous transfer mode (ATM) telephony technology network connected to provide video data to a plurality of subscribers; and a unique video server coordinating the conversion and transfer of video data from compute ...


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Richard G Stellwagen Jr: Multi-processor computer system for operating parallel client/server database processes. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Schmidt, November 10, 1998: US05835755 (116 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for operating parallel databases in a multi-processor computer system. Client Applications interact with a Navigation Server executing on the computer system, and through it, with one or more Data Servers. The Navigation Server receives requests from the Client Applications, w ...


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Edward D Bemis: Concurrent image backup for disk storage system. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Hyundai Electronics America, Symbios Logic, Wayne P Bailey, James M Stover, January 23, 1996: US05487160 (115 worldwide citation)

A disk drive within a disk array is utilized to capture the original image of data blocks that are updated, i.e., written over, through normal array processes during backup operations. The method captures original data images in a manner that allows the array to be restored to the state that existed ...


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Nedim Erkocevic: Antenna apparatus. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Paul J Maginot, May 30, 1995: US05420599 (114 worldwide citation)

The invention provides for antenna apparatus having antenna members extending parallel to a ground plane, which members are L-shaped and can be provided in advantageously miniaturized form. Two such antenna members can be provided on the same ground plane so as to achieve antenna diversity and a swi ...


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Robert W Paterson, Werner B Stephan: Modular cabinet bezel. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Francis L Conte, August 20, 1996: US05547272 (111 worldwide citation)

A modular bezel for the front side of a cabinet includes a bezel frame fixedly joinable to the cabinet, with the frame including a plurality of windows therethrough for providing access into the cabinet. A face panel is sized to cover at least one of the frame windows, and is removably fixedly joina ...


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James S Prater: Communications transceiver using an adaptive directional antenna. AT&T Global Information Solutions Company, Hyundai Electronics America, Symbios Logic, David K Lucente, Wayne P Bailey, April 1, 1997: US05617102 (106 worldwide citation)

A directional antenna connected to a portable communications transceiver is adaptively directed towards a remote station in a communication system. The amount of RF power required by the portable device is significantly reduced, relative to a non-directional antenna. The operational period of the tr ...