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Steven T Senator, Dale R Passmore, Robert S Gittins: Metadevice driver rename/exchange technique for a computer system incorporating a plurality of independent device drivers. Sun Microsystems, William J Kubida, Stuart T Holland & Hart Langley, September 1, 1998: US05802364 (622 worldwide citation)

A metadisk driver functionally intermediate a computer operating system and one or more metadrivers and underlying layered drivers provides a driver rename/exchange function which does not depend on any particular driver having knowledge of the private data structures of any of the other drivers. Th ...


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Steven T Senator, Billy J Fuller: Computer system method and apparatus providing for various versions of a file without requiring data copy or log operations. Sun Microsystems, William J Kubida, Homer L Holland & Hart Knearl, June 2, 1998: US05761677 (602 worldwide citation)

Various versions of a computer file are provided without requiring copying the file or logging changed data, so that the files have consistent user data. A program module responds to a system call argument and allocates another node in file system tables and copies metadata information from the old ...


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Fredrick E Levine, Bruce A Carter: Stateless shopping cart for the web. Sun Microsystems, William J Kubida, Homer L Holland & Hart Knearl, April 28, 1998: US05745681 (409 worldwide citation)

A shopping cart metaphor is emulated on a network of server and client computing systems. A browser at the client station has a request module to send a shopping page request to the server. A shopping page module in the server sends a shopping page file to the browser in response to the shopping pag ...


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Michael Berthon Jones: Detection of apnea and obstruction of the airway in the respiratory system. ResMed, Holland & Hart, January 6, 1998: US05704345 (389 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus for determining the occurrence of an apnea, patency and/or partial obstruction of the airway are disclosed. Respiratory air flow from a patient is measured to give an air flow signal. The determination of an apnea is performed by calculating the variance of the air flow signal ...


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Yvette Gordon, James P Ludington: System for managing the addition/deletion of media assets within a network based on usage and media asset metadata. Time Warner Cable, John R Wahl, Robert G Holland & Hart Crouch, July 6, 1999: US05920700 (345 worldwide citation)

An intelligent asset management system is disclosed which includes a schedule manager for evaluation of predetermined events particular to each asset and predetermined requirements for distribution, updating, and deletion of the asset in view of real time current conditions and constraints; a resour ...


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James T Sears, David A Goldberg: Voice-output reading system with gesture-based navigation. Ascent Technology, Robert G Holland & Hart Crouch, September 5, 2000: US06115482 (338 worldwide citation)

An optical-input print reading device with voice output for people with impaired or no vision in which the user provides input to the system from hand gestures. Images of the text to be read, on which the user performs finger- and hand-based gestural commands, are input to a computer, which decodes ...


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Philip Rodney Kwok, Robert Edward Styles: Nasal mask and mask cushion therefor. ResMed, Holland & Hart, September 5, 2000: US06112746 (325 worldwide citation)

A nasal cushion (30) comprises a substantially triangularly shaped frame (32) from which extends a membrane (34). The frame (32) has a scalloped edge (36) by which the cushion (30) is affixed to a mask body. The membrane (34) has an aperture (38) into which the wearer's nose is received. The membran ...


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Charles W Anderson, John L Melanson, Richard C Zwiebel: Intelligent speaker unit for speaker system network. Peak Audio, Homer L Holland & Hart Knearl, April 11, 1995: US05406634 (315 worldwide citation)

An intelligent speaker unit is controlled by control data transmitted with the digital audio data. The intelligent speaker has a Digital Signal Processor (DSP) for processing the audio data in accordance with the control data. The control data contains an address to select the speaker unit. The DSP ...


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Larry W Shurling, Gregory R Nimis, Granville S Reagle, Darlene M Motschenbacher, Wayne P Hansen: Data processing technique for scoring bank customer relationships and awarding incentive rewards. The Harrison Company, Holland & Hart, December 28, 1999: US06009415 (308 worldwide citation)

A Relationship scoring and Incentive Reward awarding process determines a Relationship score for the Relationships between a Bank and each of its customers. Such Relationships may include deposit accounts, loan accounts, and customer referrals. Customer data describing the Relationship between the B ...


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Ralph W Brown: Integrated broadcast application with broadcast portion having option display for access to on demand portion. Time Warner Entertainment Co, Homer L Holland & Hart Knearl, September 8, 1998: US05805154 (252 worldwide citation)

An interactive integrated application, having a broadcast portion and an on-demand portion, is provided to a user station via a communication network. The broadcast portion of the application is broadcast over a first channel to a plurality of user stations from an application source. The broadcast ...