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Michael Sporer, Katherine H Cornog, Peter Zawojski, James Hamilton: Computer system and process for capture editing and playback of motion video compressed using interframe and intraframe techniques. Avid Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, December 26, 2000: US06167083 (121 worldwide citation)

Random access to arbitrary fields of a video segment compressed using both interframe and intraframe techniques is enhanced by adding state information to the bitstream prior to each intraframe compressed image to allow each intraframe compressed image to be randomly accessed by generating a field i ...


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Michael Sporer, Mark H Kline, Peter Zawojski: Motion video processing circuit for capture playback and manipulation of digital motion video information on a computer. Avid Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, March 16, 1999: US05883670 (93 worldwide citation)

A digital motion video processing circuit can capture, playback and manipulate digital motion video information using the system memory of a computer as a data buffer for holding compressed video data from the circuit. The system memory may be accessed by the circuit over a standard bus. A controlle ...


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William F Baxter, Robert G Gelinas, James M Guyer, Dan R Huck, Michael F Hunt, David L Keating, Jeff S Kimmell, Phil J Roux, Liz M Truebenbach, Rob P Valentine, Pat J Weiler, Joseph Cox, Barry E Gillott, Andrea Heyda, Rob J Pike, Tom V Radogna, Art A Sherman, Michael Sporer, Doug J Tucker, Simon N Yeung: Bus arbitration system for multiprocessor architecture. Data General Corporation, Sewall P Bronstein, William J Dike Bronstein Roberts & Cushman Daley Jr, February 15, 2000: US06026461 (86 worldwide citation)

A very fast, memory efficient, highly expandable, highly efficient CCNUMA processing system based on a hardware architecture that minimizes system bus contention, maximizes processing forward progress by maintaining strong ordering and avoiding retries, and implements a full-map directory structure ...


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William F Baxter, Robert G Gelinas, James M Guyer, Dan R Huck, Michael F Hunt, David L Keating, Jeff S Kimmell, Phil J Roux, Liz M Truebenbach, Rob P Valentine, Pat J Weiler, Joseph Cox, Barry E Gillott, Andrea Heyda, Rob J Pike, Tom V Radogna, Art A Sherman, Michael Sporer, Doug J Tucker, Simon N Yeung: Symmetric multiprocessing computer with non-uniform memory access architecture. Data General Corporation, Brian L Michaelis, David D Lowry, Sewell P Bronstein, March 23, 1999: US05887146 (81 worldwide citation)

A very fast, memory efficient, highly expandable, highly efficient CCNUMA processing system based on a hardware architecture that minimizes system bus contention, maximizes processing forward progress by maintaining strong ordering and avoiding retries, and implements a full-map directory structure ...


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Michael Sporer, Katherine H Cornog, Peter Zawojski, James Hamilton: Computer system and process for capture, editing and playback of motion video compressed using interframe and intraframe techniques. Avid Technology, Peter J Gordon, June 24, 2003: US06584152 (60 worldwide citation)

Random access to arbitrary fields of a video segment compressed using both interframe and intraframe techniques is enhanced by adding state information to the bitstream prior to each intraframe compressed image to allow each intraframe compressed image to be randomly accessed, by generating a field ...


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David L Beckedorff, Michael Sporer, Bruce R Watts: Programmable appliance controller. Massachusetts Microcomputers, July 14, 1981: US04279012 (54 worldwide citation)

Programmable apparatus for providing random on/off control of electrical devices such as appliances. Such control may be programmed for an entire week, with different programming for each day, and with programming control over small blocks of time, e.g. thirty minutes. Programming is secured by the ...


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Michael Sporer, Mark H Kline, Peter Zawojski: Motion video processing circuit for capture, playback and manipulation of digital motion video information on a computer. Avid Technology, Wolf Greenfield & Sacks P C, July 18, 2000: US06091778 (23 worldwide citation)

A digital motion video processing circuit can capture, playback and manipulate digital motion video information using the system memory of a computer as a data buffer for holding compressed video data from the circuit. The system memory may be accessed by the circuit over a standard bus. A controlle ...


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Foster D Hinshaw, Raymond J Andraka, David L Meyers, Sharon L Miller, Michael Sporer, William K Stewart, Barry M Zane: Intelligent storage device controller. Netezza Corporation, Hamilton Brook Smith & Reynolds P C, June 1, 2010: US07730077 (12 worldwide citation)

A programmable streaming data processor that can be programmed to recognize record and field structures of data received from a streaming data source such as a mass storage device. Being programmed with, for example, field information, the unit can locate record and field boundaries and employ logic ...


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John Yates, Michael Sporer, Sharon Miller: Technique for compressing columns of data. IBM International Group, Mohammed Kashef, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, November 24, 2015: US09195695 (1 worldwide citation)

An approach for providing compression of a database table that uses a compiled table algorithm (CTA) that provides leverage. Data within any given column in adjacent rows is often the same as or closely related to its neighbors. Rather than storing data in each column of each row as a specific integ ...


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Garth A Dickie, Michael Sporer, Jason A Viehland: Hardware acceleration for a compressed computation database. INTERNATIONAL BUSINESS MACHINES CORPORATION, Robert C Bunker, Edell Shapiro & Finnan, December 5, 2017: US09836473

According to embodiments of the present invention, machines, systems, methods and computer program products for hardware acceleration are presented. A plurality of computational nodes for processing data is provided, each node performing a corresponding operation for data received at that node. A me ...