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Donald F Hooper, Matthew S Goldman, Peter C Bixby, Suban Krishnamoorthy: Segmented video on demand system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arthur W Fisher, Barry N Young, May 9, 1995: US05414455 (493 worldwide citation)

In a system for distributing videos, a plurality of videos are stored on a mass storage device. Each video includes a plurality of frames of digitized video data for play-back on a viewing device. The system includes a memory buffer for storing a segment of a selected one of the videos. The segment ...


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Donald F Hooper, Matthew S Goldman, Peter C Bixby, Suban Krishnamoorthy: Video on demand with memory accessing and or like functions. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, Ronald C Hudgens, Arthur W Fisher, August 15, 1995: US05442390 (430 worldwide citation)

In a system for interactively viewing videos, a selected video is transmitted as a plurality of frames of digitized video data for playback on a viewing device. The system receives the transmitted video data and includes a memory buffer for storing a segment of a selected one of the videos. The segm ...


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Robert M Wyman: License document interchange format for license management system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arthur W Fisher, Gary E Ross, August 1, 1995: US05438508 (385 worldwide citation)

A distributed computer system employs a license management system to account for software product usage. A management policy having a variety of alternative styles and contexts is provided. Each licensed product upon start-up makes a call to a license server to check on whether usage is permitted, a ...


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Robert M Wyman: Method and system for managing execution of licensed programs. Digital Equipment Corporation, Anne E Saturnelli, Arthur W Fisher, April 28, 1998: US05745879 (322 worldwide citation)

A distributed computer system employs a license management system to account for software product usage. A management policy having a variety of alternative styles and contexts is provided. Each licensed program upon start-up makes a call to a license server to check on whether usage is permitted, a ...


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Steven P Miller, Butler W Lampson: Distributed configuration profile for computing system. Digital Equipment Corporation, Ronald C Hudgens, Arthur W Fisher, December 12, 1995: US05475819 (282 worldwide citation)

A distributed computing system using a data communications network may have a number of service providers for a given service or remote procedure call. A client on the network makes reference to a name service to obtain the network address of one of these service providers. The name service maintain ...


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Neal F Jacobson, Michael J Renzullo, Paul A Reilly: Methods and apparatus for implementing server functions in a distributed heterogeneous environment. Digital Equipment Corporation, Dirk Brinkman, Ronald C Hudgens, Arthur W Fisher, August 8, 1995: US05440744 (259 worldwide citation)

In distributed heterogeneous data processing networks, dispatcher and control server software components execute the code of a single application or of many portions of the code of one or more applications in response to a method object received from a client application. The method object includes ...


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William R Hamburgen, John S Fitch, Yezdi N Dordi: Paddleless molded plastic semiconductor chip package. Digital Equipment Corporation, David A Dagg, Denis G Maloney, Arthur W Fisher, February 18, 1997: US05604376 (216 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is a semiconductor package and method in which a semiconductor chip is mounted within the opening of a lead frame by bonding wires extending between the active front side of the chip and bonding pads of the lead frame, and the lead frame/chip assembly is encased. within a plastic molded bo ...


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Maurice Herlihy, J Eliot B Moss: System for achieving atomic non-sequential multi-word operations in shared memory. Digital Equipment Corporation, Arthur W Fisher, Denis G Maloney, June 27, 1995: US05428761 (203 worldwide citation)

A computer system provides transactional memory operations, in which a selected data item in a shared memory is referenced by a CPU in local storage (such as a write-back cache). The CPU performs some operation to alter or use the data item while it is in local memory, and meanwhile monitors the bus ...


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Meichun Hsu, Adel Ghoneimy, Karl Kleissner: Work flow management system and method. Digital Equipment Corporation, Diane C Drozenski, Denis G Maloney, Arthur W Fisher, December 3, 1996: US05581691 (177 worldwide citation)

A work flow description database represents long running work flows as a set of work units, called steps, with information flows therebetween. The description database defines each step's input and output signals, input condition criteria for creating an instance of the step, an application program ...


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James S Miller: Method and system for data retrieval in a distributed system using linked location references on a plurality of nodes. Digital Equipment Corporation, Ronald C Hudgens, Arthur W Fisher, April 9, 1996: US05506984 (172 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus for virtual data integration in a database management system, specifically for providing multidatabase query and retrieval capability, where queries are generated at a user interface and passed to one of a plurality of databases. An organization engine (OE) is coupled to the u ...



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