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Joel F Bartlett: Apparatus and method for detecting and executing positional and gesture commands corresponding to movement of handheld computing device. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Pennie & Edmonds, February 12, 2002: US06347290 (350 worldwide citation)

A method is provided for processing an input command for a handheld computing device, comprising the steps of: measuring movement of the device over an interval of time with a motion sensor mounted to the device to generate a signal; analyzing the signal measured over the interval of time to determi ...


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Stephen H Zalewski, Andrew H Mason, Gregory H Jordan, Karen L Noel: Software partitioned multi-processor system with flexible resource sharing levels. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Conley Rose P C, April 1, 2003: US06542926 (159 worldwide citation)

Multiple instances of operating systems execute cooperatively in a single multiprocessor computer wherein all processors and resources are electrically connected together. The single physical machine with multiple physical processors and resources is subdivided by software into multiple partitions, ...


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Steven E Fairchild, John M Hemphill, James A Rozzi: Automatic state consolidation for network participating devices. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld L, January 29, 2002: US06343320 (143 worldwide citation)

A network including one or more network subnets, a plurality of network participating devices (NPDs) and at least one management server. Each NPD initializes, gathers its status information and sends an initial beacon packet on each subnet to which it is coupled. The beacon packets are preferably co ...


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Sompong Paul Olarig, David J Koenen, Chai S Heng: Method and apparatus for supporting heterogeneous memory in computer systems. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, March 4, 2003: US06530007 (142 worldwide citation)

A memory controller capable of supporting heterogeneous memory configurations enables seamless communications between a bus and memory modules having different characteristics. Thus, owners of computer systems need no longer replace entire memory arrays to take advantage of new memory modules; some ...


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Michael Z Moricz, Louis M Monier, Jean Claude Michelou: Dynamic query expansion. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Pennie & Edmonds, June 25, 2002: US06411950 (135 worldwide citation)

A dynamic search result refinement for refining a general search query into a more specific search query. For a general search query, a user is presented with a list of more specific queries. The entries in the list selected from a log-file of queries according to the index frequency of each query. ...


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Ce Richard Liu: Transmit/receive switch for 10BASE-T home network. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, May 21, 2002: US06393050 (123 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method is disclosed for providing 10BASE-T Ethernet compatible data communications between multiple network elements, such as computers, computer peripherals, computerized appliances, and the like, over a two wire residential phone line. Each network element may include a 10BASE-T c ...


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Jean Manuel Van Thong, Pedro Moreno: Method for refining time alignments of closed captions. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, August 27, 2002: US06442518 (116 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are provided for refining time alignments of closed captions. The method automatically aligns closed caption data with associated audio data such that the closed caption data can be more precisely indexed to a requested keyword by a search engine. Further, with such a structur ...


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Joel S Emer, Rebecca L Stamm, Bruce E Edwards, Matthew H Reilly, Craig B Zilles, Tryggve Fossum, Christopher F Joerg, James E Hicks Jr: Method and apparatus to quiesce a portion of a simultaneous multithreaded central processing unit. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, December 10, 2002: US06493741 (112 worldwide citation)

Execution of a program's instructions in a simultaneous multithreaded processor is halted while the program is waiting for one or more events to occur by first arming an event monitor upon an arm instruction, that is, identifying to the event monitor one or more events to be monitored, such as ...


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Mark W Peters, Richard H Hodge: Independently controlling passive and active cooling in a computer system. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Michael F Heim, Jonathan M Harris, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, October 22, 2002: US06470289 (112 worldwide citation)

A computer system having thermal control logic that efficiently cools the computer system. In accordance with one embodiment of the invention, the thermal control logic couples to a CPU module and a fan. The CPU module includes a pair of temperature response elements. One temperature response elemen ...


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Richard A Stupek Jr, William D Justice Jr, James A Rozzi: Programmable operational system for managing devices participating in a network. Compaq Information Technologies Group, Akin Gump Strauss Hauer & Feld, February 25, 2003: US06526442 (111 worldwide citation)

A programmable operational system for managing devices participating in a network including a collection of notices, operation logic that filters the collection of notices based on at least one criteria and that generates at least one operation indicative of a state change of the network, and an aut ...