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Michael Victor Stein: Supervisory control system for networked multimedia workstations that provides simultaneous observation of multiple remote workstations. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, October 10, 2000: US06130668 (134 worldwide citation)

A supervisory control system for a networked multimedia computing system includes an observation feature which enables a teacher, or other supervisory person, to observe a reduced view of multiple workstations at one time. The teacher is provided with a good representation of the entirety of each of ...


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Michael Victor Stein, Paul Richard Wenker: Graphical user interface with icons having expandable descriptors. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, May 5, 1998: US05748927 (129 worldwide citation)

A graphical user interface for a computer includes an arrangement of icons that provides for a large number of icons to be present on screen while maintaining a large amount of useable screen space. An icon text description setting out the icon's function is provided adjacent to each icon. The icon ...


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Michael Victor Stein: Supervisory control system for networked multimedia workstations that provides reconfiguration of workstations by remotely updating the operating system. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis, November 4, 1997: US05684952 (110 worldwide citation)

A supervisory control system for a networked multimedia computing system permits a teacher or network administrator to quickly and easily update system software on selected destination workstations with the system software currently residing on the master workstation. In one mode of operation, only ...


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Michael Victor Stein, Paul Richard Wenker: Supervisory control system for networked multimedia workstations that provides remote launching of files. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, March 3, 1998: US05724530 (54 worldwide citation)

A supervisory control system for a networked multimedia computing system that addresses the foregoing limitations associated with currently existing systems provides a teacher or network administrator at a master workstation with the ability to open a specified document on selected remote workstatio ...


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Michael Victor Stein, Paul Richard Wenker: Security and report generation system for networked multimedia workstations. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, August 11, 1998: US05793951 (23 worldwide citation)

A method for providing security in a networked multimedia computing system is provided wherein an administrative workstation is challenged by a network workstation when the administrative workstation is attempting to manipulate or query the network workstation. The administrative workstation respond ...


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Michael Victor Stein, Paul Richard Wenker, Mark Alfred Neubieser, Jon D Butah: Displaying workstations requests in differentiating manner according to their respective priorities. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, November 6, 2001: US06314438 (22 worldwide citation)

A supervisory arrangement for a networked multimedia computing system provides features which facilitate the use and control of the networked system. One disclosed feature enables slave workstations to request attention from a master station. At the master workstation, multiple requests are prioriti ...


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Michael Victor Stein, Paul Richard Wenker: Security and report generation system for networked multimedia workstations. Apple, Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, March 19, 2013: US08402079 (1 worldwide citation)

A method for providing security in a networked multimedia computing system is provided wherein an administrative workstation is challenged by a network workstation when the administrative workstation is attempting to manipulate or query the network workstation. The administrative workstation respond ...


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Michael Victor Stein: Entropy codec with variable divisor. Apple, Fish & Richardson P C, June 1, 2010: US07728739 (1 worldwide citation)

Data values are encoded for transmission to a recipient on a communication channel. Performance information associated with the encoding or the communication channel is obtained and used at least in part to determine quantization factors used in the encoding. The data values can be scaled based on t ...


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Michael Victor Stein, Paul Richard Wenker: Security and report generation system for networked multimedia workstations. Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, October 9, 2003: US20030191833-A1

A method for providing security in a networked multimedia computing system is provided wherein an administrative workstation is challenged by a network workstation when the administrative workstation is attempting to manipulate or query the network workstation. The administrative workstation respond ...


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Michael Victor Stein, Paul Richard Wenker: Security and report generation system for networked multimedia workstations. Apple Computer, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, October 21, 2004: US20040210622-A1

A method for providing security in a networked multimedia computing system is provided wherein an administrative workstation is challenged by a network workstation when the administrative workstation is attempting to manipulate or query the network workstation. The administrative workstation respond ...