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Naughton Patrick J, Warth Chris, Clanton Charles H Iii, Palrang Joseph M, Gosling James A, Frank Edward H, Lavallee David A, Sheridan R Michael: Improved graphical user interface with method and apparatus for interfacing to remote devices.. Firstperson, November 30, 1994: EP0626635-A2 (163 worldwide citation)

An intuitive graphical user interface is based upon a geographic map structure, and includes a system for controlling remote external electronic devices. In the defined graphical user interface, each Space of the geographic map structure is rendered on a touch screen display as a graphic image of a ...


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Frank Edward H, Naughton Patrick J, Gosling James Arthur, Liu John C: Method and apparatus for presenting information in a display system using transparent windows.. Firstperson, July 13, 1994: EP0605945-A1 (39 worldwide citation)

A central processing unit (CPU) is provided and is coupled to a display for displaying graphic and other data in multiple overlapping windows. The CPU is further coupled to one or more input devices which permits a user to selectively position a cursor and input and manipulate data within each of th ...


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Buer Mark, Frank Edward H, Seshadri Nambirajan: Proximity authentication system. Broadcom, June 1, 2005: EP1536306-A1 (33 worldwide citation)

Access to secured services may be controlled based on the proximity of a wireless token to a computing device through which access to the secured services is obtained. An authorized user may be provided access to a service only when a wireless token assigned to the user is in the proximity of the co ...


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Frank Edward H: Remote control and pointing device.. Firstperson, May 11, 1994: EP0596594-A1 (29 worldwide citation)

A control device method and apparatus has application for use in multi-media systems. The multi-media system contains a host computer having a video display, a control device and at least one target device. The target device is any remotely controlled equipment that the user wishes to integrate into ...


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Forrest Craig S, Frank Edward H: Touch screen power control in a computer system.. Firstperson, November 30, 1994: EP0626633-A1 (14 worldwide citation)

A touch screen power control function in a computer system is disclosed, wherein a touch screen input device is employed to control power modes for the computer system. A touch screen controller senses a touch input from the touch screen input device. If the computer system is in a full power mode, ...


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Martin Richard, Frank Edward H: Method and system for providing multiple encryption in a multi-band multi-protocol hybrid wired/wireless network. Broadcom, March 16, 2005: EP1515510-A2 (6 worldwide citation)

Multiple encryption in a multi-band multi-protocol hybrid wired/wireless network may include receiving on a first PHY channel of an access point, a request for initiation of a communication session from an originating access device. The received request may be acknowledged on the first PHY channel a ...


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Frank Edward H, Naughton Patrick J: Method and apparatus for rendering object on a display with added realism.. Firstperson, March 1, 1995: EP0640942-A2 (5 worldwide citation)

The graphics applications of a 2-D graphics computer system provide each object to be rendered on a 2-D raster display with a pair of rendering reference coordinates (x and y), and a relative depth value (z). Additionally, the computer system is provided with a library of predetermined 2-D images an ...


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Block Aleck, Frank Edward H, Shoemaker Robert H: Descaling of steel strip. Merit Abrasive Products, Roston Ellsworth R, March 25, 1975: US3873280 (3 worldwide citation)

Steel strip is descaled by a combination of steps including molten salt bath treatment followed by flailings with abrasive leaves whereby descaling is effected without acid bath treatment and without deleterious effects upon the basic stock. Optionally, mechanical scale breaking by flailings with ab ...


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Mcdonald John F, Golson Steven E, Frank Edward H: Method and apparatus for writing directly to a frame buffer in a computer having a windowing system controlling its screen display.. Sun Microsystems, July 8, 1992: EP0493920-A1 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for writing directly to a frame buffer providing signals to an output display in a computer system having a first processor running a window management program controlling furnishing of data furnished in a first format to the frame buffer, and a second processor running application programs ...


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