Holtey Thomas O: Card reader data logic with position indication and error detection. Honeywell Information Systems, Reiling Ronald T, December 24, 1974: US3857019 (88 worldwide citation)

Card reader data logic for reading information from a coded card in either a first or second position is disclosed. Once one position of the card as presented has been determined, the data logic interprets each pattern provided on each column of the coded card and generates a compressed code denotin ...

Chaffin III John H, Ellis William D, Heist Herbert E, Walters Wayne L: Patient-specimen identification system using stored associated numbers. Honeywell, Solakian John S, Reiling Ronald T, August 20, 1974: US3831006 (76 worldwide citation)

A patient-specimen identification system provides error-free identification of a specimen or sample from the time it is taken from a patient to the time when the results of the sample analysis are reported. Machine-readable labels are attached to the patient and to each container in which a sample o ...

Curley John L, Martland Wallace A: Variable masking for segmented memory. Honeywell Information Systems, Prasinos Nicholas, Reiling Ronald T, March 26, 1974: US3800292 (74 worldwide citation)

A variable masking technique and apparatus for simultaneously accessing under program control a variable number of bytes b of information stored in groups of i bytes per group in any of n modules of a storage device that is capable of operating in any of m storage modes. Storage is provided by a mul ...

DeVoy David D, Barlow George J: Technique for detecting memory failures and to provide for automatically for reconfiguration of the memory modules of a memory system. Honeywell Information Systems, Driscoll Faith F, Reiling Ronald T, April 9, 1974: US3803560 (65 worldwide citation)

Apparatus included within a memory system which comprises a plurality of memory modules is operative in response to command signals to remove automatically modules detected as faulty during system operation and to reconfigure the remaining modules to form a continuous address space.

Dulaney Ernest Neil, Elmhurst Richard F: Error-rate monitoring unit in a communication system. Honeywell Information Systems, Reiling Ronald T, Prasinos Nicholas, October 28, 1975: US3916379 (59 worldwide citation)

A method and apparatus are disclosed for monitoring the accuracy of electronic data transmitted over a communication channel or telemetry link. An error code is generated for a unit of data transmitted and one for a unit of data received. The error code for a unit of data received is transmitted to ...

Coulter Brent W, Migdalek Laurence F: Data processing system having emulation capability for providing wait state simulation function. Honeywell Information Systems, Solakian John S, Reiling Ronald T, June 24, 1975: US3891974 (49 worldwide citation)

An emulator for use in a data processing system for providing simulation of the machine wait state of the emulated central processor. A combination of hardware, firmware and software is provided to allow processing in the native mode of the data processing system while the emulated processor is in t ...

Parmar Pravinsinh L, Wilder Richard P, Louie Ming H, Franklin Benjamin S: Ring checking hardware. Honeywell Information Systems, Prasinos Nicholas, Reiling Ronald T, October 28, 1975: US3916385 (48 worldwide citation)

Computer data and procedure protection by preventing processes from interferring with each other or sharing each other's address space in an unauthorized manner is accomplished in hardware/firmware by restricting addressability to a segmented memory and by a ring protection mechanism.To protect info ...

Homberg John A, McLaughlin Albert T, Melus John J, Pinheiro Edwin J, Recks John A, Rittenburg George: Search processing apparatus. Honeywell Information Systems, Driscoll Faith F, Reiling Ronald T, October 14, 1975: US3913074 (46 worldwide citation)

A microprogrammable processor is operative to control a plurality of disk storage devices in response to channel commands received from the input/output processor of the system. The microprogrammable processor includes storage which allows buffering of search argument bytes received from the input/o ...

Curley John L, Donahue Thomas J, Martland Wallace A, Franklin Benjamin S: Multi-level storage system having a buffer store with variable mapping modes. Honeywell Information Systems, Prasinos Nicholas, Reiling Ronald T, June 25, 1974: US3820078 (45 worldwide citation)

A multi-level storage system providing multiple levels of storage comprising a high-speed low capacity storage device (buffer store) coupled serially to successive levels of lower speed, higher capacity storage devices including means for varying key physical buffer store parameters such as mapping, ...

Braun William A, Dunn David S: Transducer positioning system. Honeywell Information Systems, White William F, Reiling Ronald T, July 1, 1975: US3893180 (41 worldwide citation)

A transducer positioning system is disclosed wherein a transducer is positioned over a magnetic disc by sensing previously recorded information. The information consists of separately identifiable magnetic recordings occurring on adjacent tracks of a disc surface. The information is sensed by a serv ...