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Patrick E Weston, Harry Laswell: Method and apparatus for dynamically adapting the clock rate and data transfer rate of phone-line powered modems.. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, August 25, 1998: US05799069 (45 worldwide citation)

Methods and apparatus are disclosed for detecting the amount of the power available from a phone line and for adjusting the clock rate and data transfer rate of a modem or a device that transfers data over the phone line to provide the best possible performance for the available phone-line power. A ...


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David C Scheer, Robert J Gormley, Michael E Pierce, Patrick E Weston: Keying notches for side contacts on a thin form factor computer card. Intel Corporation, Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman, April 8, 1997: US05619660 (14 worldwide citation)

An integrated circuit (IC) card and corresponding computer IC card receptacle apparatus is described which provides for enhanced electrical isolation of the IC card's side contacts during insertion, and which provides for enhanced IC card security features. The apparatus includes an IC card containi ...


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Patrick E Weston, Abraham D Fechter, Yann T Ramin, Rituparna Ghosh, Sean L Bell, Seokman Paul Han, Raju Pandey: Apparatus and method for instrumenting devices to measure power usage using a multi-tier wireless network. SynapSense Corporation, Inventive Patent Law P C, Jim H Salter, August 19, 2014: US08811377 (3 worldwide citation)

Various embodiments provide an apparatus and method for instrumenting devices to measure power usage using a multi-tier wireless network. An example embodiment includes: establishing communication with a plurality of networked power monitors deployed at particular points in a facility, each power mo ...