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Arthur R Nigro Jr, Marcel Boudreau: Housing for a portable computer. Data General Corporation, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, Irving M Kriegsman, May 3, 1988: US04742478 (108 worldwide citation)

A portable computer is sized to fit into a businessman's attache case and may be seated on a surface for use in either a normal position or a tilted forward position. The portable computer includes a housing having a base, a front top cover, a rear top cover and a foot door. The front top cover is p ...


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Arjun N Saxena, Courtney Hart: Method of fabricating metal-semiconductor interfaces. Data General Corporation, Joel Wall, Jacob Frank, November 1, 1977: US04056642 (82 worldwide citation)

An improved method of fabricating metal-semiconductor interfaces such as Schottky barriers and ohmic contacts. There is disclosed apparatus and method (or process) for chemically converting, etching, or passivating the surface of a material, such as the surface of a silicon wafer, in a gaseous plasm ...


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Lawrence H Katz, Douglas M Wells, Michael S Richmond, Richard A Belgard, Walter A Wallach Jr, David H Bernstein, John K Ahlstrom, John F Pilat, David A Farber, Richard G Bratt: Method of performing a call operation in a digital data processing system having microcode call and return operations. Data General Corporation, Gordon E Nelson, Joel Wall, Jacob Frank, January 8, 1985: US04493027 (77 worldwide citation)

A method for executing call and return instructions in a digital computer system operating under control of microcode. The microcode may specify calls to and returns from sequences of microinstructions. A call microinstruction sequence corresponds to the call instruction. The call microcode in turn ...


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Edward K Driscoll, Arthur R Nigro, Thomas D Fillio: Disk array subsystem having elongated T-shaped guides for use in a data processing system. Data General Corporation, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, Irving M Kriegsman, September 21, 1993: US05247427 (75 worldwide citation)

A disk array subsystem for use in a data processing system. In one embodiment, the disk array subsystem comprises a generally rectangular chassis having a top wall, a bottom wall, a pair of side walls, an open front end and an open rear end. Disposed within the chassis are three power supplies, a pa ...


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Kenneth J West: Apparatus for monitoring and/or controlling the operations of a computer from a remote location. Data General Corporation, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, Irving M Kriegsman, October 26, 1982: US04356545 (68 worldwide citation)

Apparatus for monitoring and/or controlling the operations of a computer at a user site from a support center over a telephone line, the computer at the user site including a central processing unit (CPU) and a display terminal. The apparatus includes a telephone instrument at each location connecte ...


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Frank Candilora Romeo, John Warren Carroll III: Hand-operated scanner. Data General Corporation, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, August 31, 1976: US03978318 (56 worldwide citation)

A hand-operated scanner having an inverted T-shaped extension for slideably receiving two adjacent fingers for manipulating the scanner and simultaneously allowing the operator's fingers to remain free for merchandise packaging, merchandise check-out and/or making keyboard entries by artful placemen ...


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David K Brown, Richard L Christensen: Methods and apparatus for implementing switched virtual connections (SVCs) in a digital communications switching system. Data General Corporation, Joseph J Kaliko, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, September 24, 1991: US05051982 (55 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are set forth for quickly making switched virtual connections (SVCs) in a digital circuit switch that integrates voice and data using common switch, control and distribution equipment. SVCs provide concurrent data connection service from one station device, such as a PC, to oth ...


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Hussein T El Gohary: Masterless and contentionless computer network. Data General Corporation, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, Irving M Kriegsman, June 7, 1983: US04387425 (53 worldwide citation)

A computer network is disclosed in which a plurality of computer stations are interconnected by a single bus and wherein access to the bus is controlled by the computer stations themselves through an adapter unit at each station. Each adapter unit is assigned a unique number. When the network is run ...


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Ronald Hans Gruner, Carl Justin Alsing: Microprogram data processing technique and apparatus. Data General Corporation, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, August 16, 1977: US04042972 (48 worldwide citation)

A microprogrammed processor in which control signals for data paths, the ALU function, the shifter and all other control signals are derived from the current microprogram control word which is normally periodically clocked into a ROM buffer. The processor provides for microbranching capability with ...


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Hussein T El Gohary, Gary P Vaillette, Keith F Nelson: Method and apparatus for controlling access of a network transmission bus between a plurality of spaced apart computer stations. Data General, Jacob Frank, Joel Wall, Irving M Kriegsman, June 26, 1984: US04456956 (42 worldwide citation)

A computer network is disclosed in which a plurality of computer stations are interconnected by a single bi-directional bus and wherein access to the bus is controlled by the computer stations themselves through an adapter unit at each station. Each adapter unit includes a microcontroller, a transmi ...