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John F Acres, Alec Ginsburg, David Wiebenson: Method for operating networked gaming devices. Acres Gaming, Marger Johnson et al, August 12, 1997: US05655961 (1394 worldwide citation)

A system for monitoring and configuring gaming devices interconnected over a high-speed network is disclosed. The system can support a file server, one or more floor controllers, one or more pit terminals, and other terminals all interconnected over the network. Each gaming device includes an electr ...


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Bruce A Cole, James Ronald Forster: Method and apparatus for serverless internet protocol address discovery using source address of broadcast or unicast packet. Cisco Systems, Marger Johnson et al, December 29, 1998: US05854901 (174 worldwide citation)

An IP address is automatically discovered by a network endpoint, such as a PC or router. The endpoint listens for a broadcast network packet or promiscuously listens for a unicast network packet sent from a web browser from a host system. The network packet includes the IP address for the host syste ...


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William L Quackenbush, Charles J Naegeli, David J Tsiang, John T Chapman, Glenn Lee: Hot plug port adapter with separate PCI local bus and auxiliary bus. Cisco Systems, Marger Johnson et al, August 11, 1998: US05793987 (141 worldwide citation)

A pluggable port adapter is used for connecting PCI devices to a host system through a PCI local bus while also adding functionality to the host system. The port adapter communicates with the host system through a port adapter/host interface that includes the PCI local bus and an auxiliary bus. The ...


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Jonathan M Parlan, Shashi Kumar: Internetworking device with enhanced protocol translation circuit. Cisco Systems, Marger Johnson et al, July 28, 1998: US05787255 (88 worldwide citation)

A special memory overlay circuit uses a first DRAM buffer memory in combination with a second faster SRAM buffer memory to reduce the time required to translate information into different network protocols. Packet data is stored in the DRAM buffer memory and packet headers requiring manipulation are ...


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Ashwin Baindur, Andrew G Harvey, Pokman Perry Leung, Andrew J Valencia, Shoou Jiah Yiu: Dynamic bidding protocol for conducting multilink sessions through different physical termination points. Cisco Technology, Marger Johnson et al, June 6, 2000: US06073176 (71 worldwide citation)

A stack group bidding protocol (SGBP) establishes systems as members of a stack group connected together through one or more networks. When an event, such as establishment of a point-to-point link, occurs on one of the systems, a bid request is sent to each stack group member. Each stack group membe ...


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Steven John Bares: Radio modem docking station for palm-sized computer. EnBloc, Marger Johnson et al, April 14, 1998: US05739665 (71 worldwide citation)

A portable RF docking station is detachably coupled to a palm-sized computer to provide extended wireless communication through a radio modem and wireline communication through a wireline modem. Both modems are contained inside the docking station and are powered by rechargeable batteries. The docki ...


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Barrie Gilbert: Variable gain mixer having improved linearity and lower switching noise. Analog Devices, Marger Johnson et al, December 31, 1996: US05589791 (46 worldwide citation)

A mixer section is combined with a post-mixer linearizer to counteract the nonlinear transconductance characteristics of the RF input section of the mixer thereby increasing the overall linear response of the mixer. The post-mixer linearizer has a response that is increasingly non-linear outside the ...


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Brian K Clark, Roy R Miller: Method and apparatus for separating paper from cardboard. Bulk Handling System, Marger Johnson et al, September 1, 1998: US05799801 (27 worldwide citation)

A disc screen classifies material by size. The disc screen includes a frame, a plurality of shafts mounted on the frame parallel with one another and a first stage including discs mounted on the shafts in a substantially coplanar row. Each of the discs has a perimeter shaped to maintain the space be ...


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Shaw Min Lei: System for avoiding start code emulation and long carry-over propagation. Sharp Laboratories of America, Marger Johnson et al, September 21, 1999: US05955977 (23 worldwide citation)

An encoding scheme controls long carry-over propagation while at the same time prevents start code emulation. An arithmetic encoder converts an input signal into an encoded bit stream that provides data compression of the original input signal. The encoding scheme identifies carry-overs from the enc ...


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John Misko, Robert J Miller, Stan Heard: Apparatus for stereotactic radiosurgery and fractionated radiation therapy. Oregon Neuro Medical Technology, Marger Johnson et al, June 3, 1997: US05634929 (17 worldwide citation)

The invention comprises a rigid frame that is positioned around the skull to define a multi-dimensional coordinate system. Multiple arms are coupled to the frame, each arm having an attachment assembly movable along a longitudinal axis directed toward the center of the rigid frame assembly. Multiple ...