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Brett B Stewart: Method and apparatus for geographic-based communications service. Wayport, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, November 10, 1998: US05835061 (408 worldwide citation)

A geographic-based communications service system has a mobile unit for transmitting/receiving information, and access points connected to a network. The access points are arranged in a known geographic locations and transmit and receive information from the mobile unit. When one of the access points ...


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Gregory L Slaughter, Bernard A Traversat, Robert J Block: Highly-available distributed cluster configuration database. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, January 11, 2000: US06014669 (364 worldwide citation)

The cluster configuration database is a distributed configuration database wherein a consistent copy of the configuration database is maintained on each active node of the cluster. Each node in the cluster maintains its own copy of the configuration database and configuration database operations can ...


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James C Liu: System and method for on-line multimedia access. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, September 14, 1999: US05953005 (346 worldwide citation)

A method and system for providing access to multimedia content on-line which is updated virtually simultaneously with the vendor's update process. By a user accessing a page on the World Wide Web, for example, data (encrypted and unencrypted) and instructions are automatically downloaded to a user's ...


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Hossein Moiin: System and method for modifying membership in a clustered distributed computer system and updating system configuration. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, August 22, 2000: US06108699 (227 worldwide citation)

Multiple nodes can concurrently gain membership in a cluster of nodes of a distributed computer system by broadcasting reconfiguration messages to all nodes of the distributed computer system. In response to a reconfiguration request resulting from a node petitioning to join a cluster or a node leav ...


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Michael A DeMoney: System and method for indexing between trick play and normal play video streams in a video delivery system. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Mark L Berrier, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, May 16, 2000: US06065050 (214 worldwide citation)

A system and method for indexing between video streams in an interactive video delivery system. The interactive video delivery system includes at least one media server which stores video streams having different presentation rates. In one embodiment, the system stores a normal play stream and one o ...


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Christopher Lindblad, Stephan E Cachat: Video on demand applet method and apparatus for inclusion of motion video in multimedia documents. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon, May 1, 2001: US06225993 (210 worldwide citation)

A computer process which requests streams of motion video titles and decodes and displays the motion video signals of the stream for display in a computer display device is constructed in the form of an applet of a multimedia document viewer such as a World Wide Web browser. Accordingly, a designer ...


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Andreas Bechtolsheim, Edward Frank, James Testa, Shawn Storm: Single in-line memory module. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, October 26, 1999: US05973951 (185 worldwide citation)

A single in-line memory module (SIMM) for memory expansion in a computer system. The SIMM includes a plurality of memory chips surface-mounted on a printed circuit board. The printed circuit board includes a dual read-out connector edge adapted for insertion within a socket of the computer system. O ...


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Becky Wong Insley: System and method for cross-platform application level power management. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon P C, October 10, 2000: US06131166 (170 worldwide citation)

A framework for the development of applications which manage the power resources and power states of power-manageable computer systems and attached devices. In one embodiment, the power management framework comprises a plurality of Java.TM. programming interfaces (APIs) which are part of the Java.TM ...


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David B Witt, Rajiv M Hattangadi: Data cache which speculatively updates a predicted data cache storage location with store data and subsequently corrects mispredicted updates. Advanced Micro Devices, B Noel Kivlin, Lawrence J Merkel, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, January 12, 1999: US05860104 (168 worldwide citation)

A data cache configured to perform store accesses in a single clock cycle is provided. The data cache speculatively stores data within a predicted way of the cache after capturing the data currently being stored in that predicted way. During a subsequent clock cycle, the cache hit information for th ...


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Zahir Ebrahim: System for context-dependent name resolution. Sun Microsystems, B Noel Kivlin, Conley Rose & Tayon PC, November 28, 2000: US06154777 (162 worldwide citation)

A context-dependent, multiply binding name resolution system. A name resolver is provided, connected to either a requester's system or a receiver's system, or both. Requests to a given service or domain name are resolved to the appropriate IP address. The intended recipient of the request is resolve ...