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Robert P Fitzgerald, Joseph S Barrera III, William J Bolosky, Richard P Draves Jr, Michael B Jones, Steven P Levi, Nathan P Myhrvold, Richard F Rashid, Garth A Gibson: Video on demand system comprising stripped data across plural storable devices with time multiplex scheduling. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, December 5, 1995: US05473362 (181 worldwide citation)

A scalable method and system for easily scheduling data transfer for a video-on-demand server system is provided. A strategy for locating available bandwidth and allocating available bandwidth to subscribers as needed is provided. The input/output bandwidth of storage devices that store data for vid ...


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Michael B Jones, Eric Bailey, David B Lura: Peep control in a piston ventilator. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, July 6, 1999: US05918597 (162 worldwide citation)

A piston ventilator is provided which advantageously monitors the positive end expiratory pressure (PEEP) in a patient circuit for supplying breathable gas to a patient, and controls a shiftable valve element in an exhalation valve to regulate the amount of resistance during the exhalation portion o ...


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Michael B Jones, Eric Bailey, David B Lura: Oxygen blending in a piston ventilator. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Hovey Williams Timmons & Collins, June 20, 2000: US06076523 (139 worldwide citation)

A piston ventilator is disclosed herein which uniquely includes an oxygen blending module which supplies oxygen enhancement for aiding patients requiring respiratory treatment. The oxygen blending module supplies a preselected enrichment of oxygen to a piston and cylinder assembly wherein the amount ...


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Michael B Jones, Eric Bailey, David B Lura: Oxygen blending in a piston ventilator. Nellcor Puritan Bennett, Hovey Williams, July 2, 2002: US06412483 (137 worldwide citation)

A piston ventilator is disclosed herein which uniquely includes an oxygen blending module which supplies oxygen enhancement for aiding patients requiring respiratory treatment. The oxygen blending module supplies a preselected enrichment of oxygen to a piston and cylinder assembly wherein the amount ...


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Michael B Jones, Paul J Leach, Richard P Draves Jr, Joseph S Barrera III, Steven P Levi, Richard F Rashid, Robert P Fitzgerald: Method and system for scheduling the use of a computer system resource using a resource planner and a resource provider. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, December 14, 1999: US06003061 (130 worldwide citation)

A method and system for scheduling the use of a computer system resource using a resource planner and a resource provider is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a resource is scheduled for use by a plurality of consumer entities. Each consumer entity may request the commitment of a share of the res ...


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Mukund Sankaranarayan, Forrest C Foltz, George Shaw, Dale A Sather, Andy R Raffman, Jai Srinivasan, Terje K Backman, William G Parry, David S Bakin, Michael B Jones, Sean C McDowell, Jayachandran Raja, Robin Speed: Resource manager architecture. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, September 28, 2004: US06799208 (130 worldwide citation)

Resource management architectures implemented in computer systems to manage resources are described. In one embodiment, a general architecture includes a resource manager and multiple resource providers that support one or more resource consumers such as a system component or application. Each provi ...


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Michael B Jones: Steering wheel control attachment apparatus. Crow River Industries Incorporated, Merchant Gould Smith Edell Welter & Shmidt, May 28, 1996: US05520071 (122 worldwide citation)

A hand control attachment apparatus, for attaching a hand control member to a steering wheel or the like. A web is extended from a housing of the hand control attachment apparatus. The web member cooperates with an outer surface of the housing so as to secure the hand control attachment apparatus on ...


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Michael B Jones, Paul J Leach, Richard P Draves Jr, Joseph S Barrera III, Steven P Levi, Richard F Rashid, Robert P Fitzgerald: Method and system for scheduling the execution of threads using optional time-specific scheduling constraints. Microsoft Corporation, Seed and Berry, September 22, 1998: US05812844 (117 worldwide citation)

A method and system for scheduling the execution of threads using optional time-specific constraints is provided. In a preferred embodiment, a scheduler schedules the execution of a plurality of threads each specifying either a percentage processor time scheduling constraint, indicating that a certa ...


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Linda D Galasso, Edward M Hope, Michael B Jones, Ram S Ramamurthy: Method and system to provide an action control point master gatekeeper. AT&T, Kenyon & Kenyon, April 16, 2002: US06374302 (91 worldwide citation)

An action control point master gatekeeper for a communications network creates a hierarchical scalable signaling and transaction infrastructure for supporting carrier level deployment of, for example, IP telephony using H.323 terminals and gateways. The action control point master gatekeeper support ...


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Michael B Jones: System and method for providing dynamic bandwidth on demand. AT&T, October 7, 2003: US06631118 (52 worldwide citation)

A system and method to adjust dynamically network speed or bandwidth allocation. A network connection is established at some initial speed. The bandwidth usage through the connection is monitored, and when the connection speed becomes congested with data, the connection is dropped and a higher speed ...