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J Robert Sims III: Media content protection utilizing public key cryptography. Hewlett Packard Development Company, April 15, 2003: US06550011 (406 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing protection of content which may be transmitted over unsecure channels, including storage and transmission in bulk media, transmission over a network such as the Internet, transmission between components of an open system, and broadcast transmitted, to compliant stor ...


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J Robert Sims III: Media content protection utilizing public key cryptography. Hewlett Packard Company, August 20, 2002: US06438235 (102 worldwide citation)

A system and method for providing protection of content stored on a bulk storage media is disclosed. The technique for providing protection from unauthorized utilization of the content so stored is provided publicly in order to allow for those utilizing a conforming media device to master or generat ...


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J Robert Sims III, Kyle Way: Systems and methods to perform defect management to block addressable storage media. Hewlett Packard Company, April 3, 2001: US06212647 (56 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and system for providing defect management of a bulk data storage media wherein logical addresses of media data blocks are continuously slipped to omit all media data blocks determined to be defective at the time of an initial media format. Thereafter, select ...


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Jonathan Firooz, J Robert Sims III: Unconfigured device that automatically configures itself as the primary device if no other unconfigured device is present. Hewlett Packard Company, Augustus W Winfield, November 7, 2000: US06145019 (31 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically configuring a computer peripheral device as a primary device or as a secondary device. There are four possible cases: (1) no other device present, (2) legacy primary device present, (3) legacy secondary device present and (4) second unconfigured device present. Each unconfi ...


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J Robert Sims III, Kyle Way: Systems and methods to perform defect management to block addressable storage media. Hewlett Packard Development Company, October 18, 2005: US06957360 (19 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and system for providing defect management of a bulk data storage media wherein logical addresses of media data blocks are continuously slipped to omit all media data blocks determined to be defective at the time of an initial media format. Thereafter, select ...


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J Robert Sims III: Method of reducing formatting time for rewritable compact disks by formatting less than the entire logical format. Hewlett Packard Company, Augustus W Winfield, September 5, 2000: US06115346 (19 worldwide citation)

A method of formatting rewritable compact optical disks. In some example embodiments, a disk is initially partially formatted for immediate useability, and then additional incremental formatting is provided until the disk is completely formatted. The additional formatting may take place while a driv ...


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J Robert Sims III, Lawrence N Taugher: Method of reducing formatting time for rewritable compact disks by pre-formatting less than the entire standard logical format. Hewlett Packard Company, Augustus W Winfield, December 28, 1999: US06009058 (14 worldwide citation)

A method of formatting rewritable compact optical disks. In some example embodiments, a disk is initially partially formatted for immediate useability, and then additional incremental formatting is provided until the disk is completely formatted. The additional formatting may take place while a driv ...


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J Robert Sims III, Kyle Way: Systems and methods to perform defect management to block addressable storage media. Hewlett Packard Development Company, June 6, 2006: US07058852 (9 worldwide citation)

The present invention discloses a method and system for providing defect management of a bulk data storage media wherein logical addresses of media data blocks are continuously slipped to omit all media data blocks determined to be defective at the time of an initial media format. Thereafter, select ...


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J Robert Sims III, Jonathan Firooz: Autoconfigurable device that provisionally configures itself as the primary or secondary peripheral device depending on if another peripheral device is present. Hewlett Packard Company, Augustus W Winfield, February 19, 2002: US06349345 (5 worldwide citation)

A method of automatically configuring an autoconfigurable computer peripheral device as a primary device or as a secondary device. There are four possible cases: (1) no other device present, (2) legacy primary device present, (3) legacy secondary device present and (4) second autoconfigurable device ...


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Zhubiao Zhu, Kenneth Koch II, J Robert Sims III: Method and system for performing sampling on the fly using minimum cycle delay synchronization. Hewlett Packard Development Company, May 11, 2004: US06734709 (2 worldwide citation)

A method and system for sampling on the fly one or more integrated circuit nodes coupled to one or more bus domain clocks of an integrated circuit using minimal clock cycle delay synchronization. Sample on the fly circuitry, set-reset circuitry and metastable rejection circuitry are used to provide ...