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Robert C Pike: Dynamic generation and overlaying of graphic windows for multiple active program storage areas. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Robert O Nimtz, November 26, 1985: US04555775 (413 worldwide citation)

A graphic terminal is disclosed using bitmaps to represent plural overlapping displays. Graphics software is also disclosed in which the overlapping asynchronous windows or layers are manipulated by manipulating the bitmaps. With this software, the physical screen becomes several logical screens (la ...


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Carol M Auer, Daniel L Castagno, Allen W Haley Jr, Harry H Moore IV, Sean E O Leary, Steven J Paley, Thomas E Rutt: Computer interface device. American Telephone and Telegraph Company AT&T Bell Laboratories, Robert O Nimtz, Henry T Brendzel, February 16, 1988: US04725694 (216 worldwide citation)

A computer terminal device includes a flat screen display element and a touch-sensitive element. Simulated keyboards can be displayed on the display element and, in response to the touching of the simulated keys, generate appropriate control signals. The same flat screen display can also be used to ...


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Jeffrey H Derby, Willibald A Doeringer, Harold D Dykeman, Liang Li, Haldon J Sandick, Ken V Vu: Methods and apparatus for interconnecting local area networks with wide area backbone networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Gerald R Woods, Robert O Nimtz, June 20, 1995: US05426637 (201 worldwide citation)

A system for interconnecting widely separated local area networks (LANs) by means of a wide area network (WAN) utilizes network level facilities to establish a connection through the wide area network and to create connection table entries at the WAN access point which allow subsequent data frames t ...


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John E Drake Jr, Elizabeth A Hervatic, Joseph W Pace, Ralph J Potok, David E Taber: Quality of service management for source routing multimedia packet networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert O Nimtz, October 24, 1995: US05461611 (200 worldwide citation)

A management system for local area networks ensures selected levels of quality of service to all transmission requests submitted to the management system. This management system is attached to the network and receives requests from all other stations on the network to reserve facilities for a partic ...


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James Loton Flanagan: Packet transmission of speech. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, Robert O Nimtz, July 11, 1978: US04100377 (180 worldwide citation)

A multiplex transmission system is disclosed in which speech activity is detected as a sequence of talkspurts and intervening silent intervals. The speech information is encoded and accumulated in a buffer store by omitting the silent intervals. A time stamp is associated with each talkspurt code bu ...


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Jack H Winters: Wireless PBX/LAN system with optimum combining. AT&T Bell Laboratories, Patrick E Roberts, Robert O Nimtz, January 27, 1987: US04639914 (176 worldwide citation)

A wireless PBX or LAN system is disclosed that allows multiple, simultaneous users per channel for communication between a base station and a plurality of remote terminals by a combination of adaptive signal processing arrays using optimum combining at the base station for interference suppression a ...


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Philip F Chimento Jr, Vidyadhar G Kulkarni, Levent Gun: Traffic management in packet communications networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Robert O Nimtz, July 18, 1995: US05434848 (157 worldwide citation)

A packet communications network is adapted for efficiently handling of multi-priority traffic (such as multi-media traffic) by defining an access algorithm that not only ensures the requested loss probabilities for both priorities of traffic, but also optimizes the bandwidth required to carry both p ...


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David G Greenwood, David B Lindquist: Multimedia distribution over wide area networks. International Business Machines Corporation, Jerry W Herndon, Robert O Nimtz, October 22, 1996: US05568181 (152 worldwide citation)

A video distribution management system utilizes a shared video library and a wide area network to deliver video files to local caches on the local area networks serving a subset of local viewing stations. A combination of direct local cache access, scheduled future local cache access and speed match ...


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Ronald Eldon Crochiere, Lawrence Richard Rabiner: Interpolation-decimation circuit for increasing or decreasing digital sampling frequency. Bell Telephone Laboratories Incorporated, A E Hirsch Jr, Robert O Nimtz, J S Cubert, April 26, 1977: US04020332 (136 worldwide citation)

A general purpose interpolator-decimator circuit for increasing or decreasing the sampling rate of a digital signal by a factor L/M, where L and M are integers, is disclosed. The circuit includes means for determining each output sample by multiplying a sequence of previous input samples by a set of ...


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Hamid Ahmadi, Roch Guerin, Levent Gun: Traffic management in packet communications networks. International Business Machines, Gerald R Woods, Robert O Nimtz, February 22, 1994: US05289462 (120 worldwide citation)

In a packet communications network, the addition or deletion of a connection to the network by a user is governed by a link traffic metric which represents the effective capacity of each link in the network which participates in the packet connection route. The link metric is calculated in real-time ...