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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred C Thomas, Max Chen, Arthur Sandoval, Travis Lee, Matthew Peterson: Drive carrier for computer systems. Hewlett Packard Development Company, December 29, 2009: US07639492 (11 worldwide citation)

A drive carrier for computer systems. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are drive carriers comprising a first suspension member that defines a first side of the drive carrier, a second suspension member that defines a second side of the drive carrier (the second suspension member configu ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
SUGGS Bradley Neal, CAMPBELL Robert, THOMAS III Fred Charles: ACTIVATION DUN DISPOSITIF ÉLECTRONIQUE, WAKING AN ELECTRONIC DEVICE. HEWLETT PACKARD DEVELOPMENT COMPANY, SUGGS Bradley Neal, CAMPBELL Robert, THOMAS III Fred Charles, BURROWS Sarah E, December 6, 2012: WO/2012/166109 (2 worldwide citation)

Implementations disclosed herein relate to waking an electronic device 107. In one embodiment, an electronic device 107 detects a person within a particular proximity of the electronic device 107 and wakes the electronic device 107 while suppressing an outward indication of the operation of the elec ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred Charles Thomas III, Walter A Gaspard: Data storage apparatus with a HDD and a removable solid state device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, September 3, 2013: US08527692 (1 worldwide citation)

A data storage apparatus includes a non-volatile hard disk drive platter, a coupling interface for removably receiving a non-volatile solid state device operable as a cache. The data storage apparatus also includes a communication line functionally connected to the hard disk drive platter and the co ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred Charles Thomas, Paul A Boerger, Matthew D Haines: Providing data redundancy using an internal mass storage device and an external mass storage device. Hewlett Packard Development Company, November 5, 2013: US08578091 (1 worldwide citation)

A computer includes an enclosure, an internal mass storage device within the enclosure, and a redundancy controller within the enclosure. At least one port enables direct connection of the computer to at least one external mass storage device. The redundancy controller is configured to provide data ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred Charles Thomas III, Bryce Carl Wemple, Charles Shilling, Allen O Buckner: Interface adapter systems and methods. Hewlett Packard Development Company, Michael Czarnecki, February 26, 2013: US08386689

Interface adapter systems and methods are provided. An adapter means can be provided for coupling a first interface to a second interface, the second interface configured to accommodate the coupling of a peripheral device. A detector means can be provided for detecting the peripheral device. A means ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
THOMAS FRED CHARLES III , BAUM ROBERT ADAM , HANES DAVID H , MAIN JOHN MICHAEL : [en] Virtual hand based on combined data. HEWLETT PACKARD DEVELOPMENT CO , December 24, 2014: GB2515436-A

[en] An example computing system may include a display and an input device. The input device may include a touch sensor to provide touch data, and a contactless sensor to provide contactless data. A field of view of the contactless sensor is directed away from the touch sensor. A controller is to co ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Fred Charles Thomas III, Bryce Carl Wemple, Charles Shilling, Allen O Buckner: Interface adapter systems and methods. Hewlett Packard Development Company, February 16, 2012: US20120042112-A1

Interface adapter systems and methods are provided. An adapter means can be provided for coupling a first interface to a second interface, the second interface configured to accommodate the coupling of a peripheral device. A detector means can be provided for detecting the peripheral device. A means ...


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Fred Thomas Fred Thomas
Thomas Fred Charles, Walker Phiilip M, Lipinski Greg J: Direct attached storage system and method for implementing multiple simultaneous storage schemes. Hewlett Packard Development Co, liu jinfeng wang hongbin, August 24, 2011: CN200880131321

A direct attached storage (DAS) system configurable to simultaneously implement a plurality of data storage schemes, comprising one or more storage devices, a controller coupled to the storage devices for implementing and managing a plurality of data storage schemes on the storage devices, an I/O po ...