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Pradeep Kathail, Thomas E Saulpaugh, Holly Knight, Jano Banks, Ron Hochsprung: Dynamic device matching using driver candidate lists. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, September 1, 1998: US05802365 (154 worldwide citation)

A method and mechanism for automatically correlating a device to its appropriate driver and family within a computer system utilizing candidate matching. A device tree indicating devices coupled to a computer system is available from an operating system. Within the device tree are device nodes which ...


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Thomas E Saulpaugh, Holly Knight, Jano Banks, Ron Hochsprung: Dynamic device matching using driver candidate lists. Apple Computer, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, May 13, 1997: US05630076 (132 worldwide citation)

A method and mechanism for automatically correlating a device to its appropriate driver within a computer system utilizing candidate matching. A device tree indicating devices coupled to a computer system is available from an operating system. Within the device tree are device nodes which specify a ...


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Seung Ho Hwang, Jano Banks, Paul Daniel Wolf, Eric Lee, William Sheet, Albert M Scalise: Method and system for reducing inter-symbol interference effects in transmission over a serial link with mapping of each word in a cluster of received words to a single transmitted word. Silicon Image, Girard & Equitz, August 14, 2007: US07257163 (30 worldwide citation)

A system in which encoded data (e.g., encoded video and auxiliary data) are transmitted over a serial link. Other aspects of the invention are transmitters for use in encoding data for transmission over a serial link, receivers for receiving such data, and methods for sending encoded data over a ser ...


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Thomas B Mader, Dale Adams, Jano Banks: Methods and apparatus for electrically terminating a high speed communications pathway. Apple Computer, David J Larwood, December 5, 1995: US05473264 (20 worldwide citation)

A circuit arrangement and methods for sensing whether line terminator devices are present at terminal ends of high speed communications pathways, and enabling a switching terminator in accordance therewith, are disclosed. In one embodiment, the communications pathway comprises a Small Computer Syste ...


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Seung Ho Hwang, Jano Banks, Paul Daniel Wolf, Eric Lee, Baegin Sung, Albert M Scalise: Encoding method and system for reducing inter-symbol interference effects in transmission over a serial link. Silicon Image, Girard & Equitz, April 15, 2008: US07359437 (18 worldwide citation)

A communication system including a transmitter, a receiver, and a serial link, in which encoded data (e.g., encoded video data and encoded auxiliary data) are transmitted from the transmitter to the receiver. The serial link can but need not be a TMDS or TMDS-like link. In typical embodiments, alter ...


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Jano Banks, David Buuck, Jeff Boone, Jon Norenberg, Brad Bozarth, Eric Wiles, David Northway: Methods and systems to provide automatic configuration of wireless speakers. AliphCom, Kokka & Backus PC, November 27, 2012: US08320824 (10 worldwide citation)

An apparatus is described that includes an AV receiver with a wireless audio module (WAM) host. The apparatus further includes a plurality of wireless speakers each having a WAM device to enable bi-directional communications with the WAM host. The apparatus further includes a wireless input/output d ...


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Bradley Bozarth, Jeffrey D Boone, Jon Norenberg, Jano Banks, David C Buuck, Eric Wiles: Auto-select algorithm for a high-definition multimedia interface switch. AliphCom, Kokka & Backus PC, August 19, 2014: US08810732 (5 worldwide citation)

A multimedia device is described. The multimedia device includes a multiplexer. The multimedia device also includes a plurality of high-definition interface inputs coupled with the multiplexer and an output coupled with the multiplexer. Moreover, the multimedia device includes a processor coupled wi ...


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Jano Banks, Jeffrey D Boone, Bradley Bozarth: Wireless link to transmit digital audio data between devices in a manner controlled dynamically to adapt to variable wireless error rates. AliphCom, Kokka & Backus PC, July 16, 2013: US08489136 (4 worldwide citation)

A communication system including a host transceiver, one or many device transceivers, and a wireless or wired link, in which encoded digital audio data and optionally also other auxiliary data are transmitted and received between the host transceiver and one or many device transceivers. The wireless ...


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Brad Bozarth, Thomas Mader, Jano Banks: Mesh networking for wireless communications. Radiient Technologies, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, April 19, 2011: US07929446 (3 worldwide citation)

A method for optimizing wireless communications in a mesh network is described. The method includes transmitting a data stream from a wireless module (WM) host to a plurality of WM devices in the mesh network. The method further includes sending status messages from the WM devices to the WM host and ...


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Jano Banks, David Buuck, Jon Norenberg, Brad Bozarth, Eric Wiles, Thomas Mader: Audio video system with embedded wireless host and wireless speakers. AliphCom, Kokka & Backus PC, September 16, 2014: US08839342 (2 worldwide citation)

An audio video system is described that includes an AV receiver with a wireless audio module (WAM) host and without audio amplifier functionality. The system further includes a plurality of wireless speakers each having a WAM device to enable unidirectional or bidirectional communications with the W ...