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Brad Taylor: Video processing module using a second programmable logic device which reconfigures a first programmable logic device for data transformation. Giga Operations Corporation, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, March 5, 1996: US05497498 (321 worldwide citation)

A video processing module designed for high performance using economical components. A programmable logic device (PLD) is configured to modify a data stream, in particular a video stream. The PLD can be connected to a memory resource. In addition, the PLD can be connected to a second PLD through an ...


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Brad Taylor: Pld connector for module having configuration of either first PLD or second PLD and reconfigurable bus for communication of two different bus protocols. Giga Operations Corporation, Adam H Tachner, David J Larwood, Crosby Heafey Roach & May, July 9, 1996: US05535342 (169 worldwide citation)

A module for supporting and connecting programmable logic devices through a common interface. A card in the PC Card format is provided with bus interface support for interconnection to other such modules. The module supports one or more programmable logic devices, each of which is connectable to fou ...


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Brad Taylor, Robert Dowling: System for compiling algorithmic language source code for implementation in programmable hardware. Giga Operations Corporation, Adam H Crosby Heafey Roach & May Tachner, February 11, 1997: US05603043 (143 worldwide citation)

A configurable hardware system for implementing an algorithmic language program, including at least two programmable logic devices (PLD), a private hardware resource connectible to one PLD, and a programmable connection between PLDs, all of which may be configured as a module or distributed processi ...


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Brad Taylor: Programmable logic device for real time video processing. Giga Operations Corporation, Adam H Crosby Heafey Roach & May Tachner, January 5, 1999: US05857109 (131 worldwide citation)

A real time video processing system adds a programmable logic device between a conventional frame buffer and a conventional digital to analog converter to provide real time and off-screen processing power to enhance video output capabilities. The system may include a history FIFO connected to delive ...


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Brad Taylor, Turgut Sahin, Charles Dornfest, Fritz Redeker: Plasma cleaning of a CVD or etch reactor using a low or mixed frequency excitation field. Applied Materials, Michaelson & Wallace, March 16, 1999: US05882424 (122 worldwide citation)

An apparatus and method for cleaning the interior of a vacuum chamber of a plasma reactor which includes introducing an etchant gas through inlet ports into the vacuum chamber and applying RF power to a RF plasma excitation apparatus so as to ignite and sustain a plasma within the chamber. The frequ ...


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Brad Taylor: Implementation of a selected instruction set CPU in programmable hardware. Giga Operations Corporation, Adam H Crosby Heafey Roach & May Tachner, July 29, 1997: US05652875 (76 worldwide citation)

A method of designing a CPU for implementation in a configurable hardware device by identifying a series of operations in a logic scheme which are suitable for implementation in the device, identifying an executable function and any needed parameters in the logic scheme, identifying the logic flow i ...


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David W Groechel, Brad Taylor, John R Henri, Naomi Obinata: Process for RIE etching silicon dioxide. Applied Materials, Paul L Hickman, John P Taylor, June 4, 1991: US05021121 (52 worldwide citation)

An improved RIE process is disclosed for etching one or more openings in a layer of an oxide of silicon on a semiconductor wafer characterized by a contact angle of at least 80.degree., with respect to the plane of the oxide layer, and highly selective to silicon which comprises flowing an inert gas ...


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Anshu Aggarwal, Brad Taylor: Personalization search engine. Fenwick & West, January 7, 2014: US08626753 (3 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus provide for a personalization search engine that receives a search query from a first user and identifies multiple portions of indexed content—where each respective portion of indexed content has metadata that matches at least one characteristic of the search query. The persona ...


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Warren John Howlett, Mark White, Brad Taylor: Post mounting system and device. Onesteel Wire, The Webb Law Firm, March 28, 2017: US09605791

A post mounting system includes a post and at least one device for mounting to the post. The post includes a first elongate flange and at least one other elongate flange projecting from a proximal edge of the first flange. A portion of the first flange is deformed to facilitate mounting of the devic ...


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Brad Taylor, Daniel James Harman: System and method for automatically detecting and initiating a walk. MARS INCORPORATED, Greenberg Traurig, November 27, 2018: US10142773

A system, method, and apparatus for detecting the start of a walk event. The method comprises identifying the location of a wearable device; determining if the wearable device has exited a geo-fence zone; confirming that a wearable device is in a walk mode if it is determined that the wearable devic ...