Mark Williams: Method and apparatus to make and transmit objects from a database on a server computer to a client computer. Tricoron Networks, Gray Cary Ware & Freidenrich, July 8, 2003: US06591272 (317 worldwide citation)

Contents of databases are translated into objects by reading the database schema metadata to determine data interrelationships and create objects with nominal human to computer interaction. Metadata for any number of databases is normalized in a standardized view. Skeleton code templates representat ...

Paul Thomas Leone, Mark Williams Lumsden, Victor Edward Pulizzi: Dynamic hypertext link converter system and process. International Business Machines, Edward H Duffield, April 28, 1998: US05745360 (276 worldwide citation)

The methodology used converts non-HTML softcopy documents to HTML formatted documents based on examination of hypertext link entry points. To resolve these links, the invention interrogates the non-HTML formatted texts for hypertext links, verifies that the links are still valid (determines whether ...

Roger Robertson, Mark Williams, Paul Eckels, Peter Weller, Danny Lambeth, Randy Pyrtle, Randy Backler: Phosphorous fluorescent light assembly excited by light emitting diodes. May 30, 2000: US06068383 (192 worldwide citation)

The present invention incorporates a series of light emitting diodes which transmit an ultra-violet region of the electromagnetic spectrum to a bed of phosphorous to provide a fluorescent light source.

David Mark Williams: System and methods for visual programming based on a high-level hierarchical data flow model. Borland International, John A Smart, December 15, 1998: US05850548 (131 worldwide citation)

A computer system having a Visual Development Environment (VDE) is described. The Visual Development Environment includes an interface having a Component Inspector, Component Manager, Component Library, and one or more visual editors. In operation, a user constructs a program by selecting one or mor ...

Jerome J Cuomo, N Mark Williams, Andrew David Hanser, Eric Porter Carlson, Darin Taze Thomas: Method and apparatus for producing MIIIN columns and MIIIN materials grown thereon. Kyma Technologies, Jenkins Wilson & Taylor P A, February 17, 2004: US06692568 (95 worldwide citation)

A method utilizes sputter transport techniques to produce arrays or layers of self-forming, self-oriented columnar structures characterized as discrete, single-crystal Group III nitride posts or columns on various substrates. The columnar structure is formed in a single growth step, and therefore do ...

Aram Lindahl, Joseph Mark Williams: Efficient techniques for modifying audio playback rates. Apple, Beyer Law Group, February 16, 2010: US07664558 (89 worldwide citation)

Improved techniques for modifying a playback rate of an audio item (e.g., an audio stream) are disclosed. As a result, the audio item can be played back faster or slower than normal. The improved techniques are resource efficient and well suited for audio items containing speech. The resource effici ...

Aram Lindahl, Joseph Mark Williams: Method and system for approximating graphic equalizers using dynamic filter order reduction. Apple, Beyer Law Group, May 4, 2010: US07711129 (85 worldwide citation)

Improved approaches to flexibly implementing graphic equalizers on media players are disclosed. These approaches provide dynamic order reduction of a multi-band graphic equalizer so that equalizer effects can be timely performed with only limited computational resources. In one embodiment, a media p ...

Muthya K Girish, Aram Lindahl, Joseph Mark Williams: Portable media device with video acceleration capabilities. Apple, Beyer Law Group, March 2, 2010: US07673238 (84 worldwide citation)

Improved techniques for performing accelerated video presentation on a media device are disclosed. The improved techniques enable smooth, uniform accelerated video presentation by displaying key frames from a video file in a periodic fashion. The rate and direction of accelerated video presentation ...

Jerome J Cuomo, N Mark Williams, Andrew David Hanser, Eric Porter Carlson, Darin Taze Thomas: MIIIN based materials and methods and apparatus for producing same. North Carolina State University, Jenkins Wilson & Taylor P A, August 31, 2004: US06784085 (43 worldwide citation)

A high deposition rate sputter method is utilized to produce bulk, single-crystal, low-defect density Group III nitride materials suitable for microelectronic and optoelectronic devices and as substrates for subsequent epitaxy, and to produce highly oriented polycrystalline windows. A template mater ...

Mark Waller, Tim Parker, Mark Williams, Jeremy Birch, Graham Balsdon, Fumiaki Sato: Method of automatic shape-based routing of interconnects in spines for integrated circuit design. Pulsic, Aka Chan, August 14, 2007: US07257797 (38 worldwide citation)

A method and technique of routing interconnects of an integrated circuit providing improved routing quality. In an embodiment of the invention, the technique provides linear spine interconnect routing. In memory array blocks, such as in DRAM and SRAM memory designs, connected pins are generally sepa ...