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Thomas W Getzinger, Hans L Habereder, R Loyd Harrison, Donald M Hopp, David L Mitchell, Chao Kuang Pian, John A Propster: Data flow signal processor method and apparatus. Hughes Aircraft Company, Wanda K Denson Low, November 20, 1990: US04972314 (151 worldwide citation)

A single instruction stream multiple data steam data flow signal processor and method for implementing macro data flow control, in which a plurality of data processors have contentionless access to global memory data. Data processing tasks for the data processors, such as primitive executions togeth ...


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Thomas W Getzinger, Ascher Shmulewitz: Methods and apparatus for correlating ultrasonic image data and radiographic image data. Neovision Corporation, Nicola A Pisano, Fish & Neave, June 24, 1997: US05640956 (57 worldwide citation)

Apparatus and methods are provided for correlating radiologic and ultrasonic images of biological tissue. An X-ray image and a plurality of corresponding ultrasound images are generated while the biological tissue remains immobilized. X-ray opaque indexing points provide lateral registration of the ...


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Sabrina D Boler, Karen L Baker, Robert E Gruhl, Robert D Young, Thomas W Getzinger: Lossless manipulation of media objects. Microsoft Corporation, Ronald M Anderson, November 28, 2006: US07142225 (23 worldwide citation)

An original media object, such as an image, is edited without loss of the data comprising the media object. Changes applied to the media object are defined by metadata associated with the media object. For example, metadata define the cropping of an original JPEG image without loss of the original i ...


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Lord Nigel Featherston, Dennis M Lee, Thomas W Getzinger: Dynamic WAN port detection. Microsoft Corporation, October 9, 2007: US07280547 (21 worldwide citation)

A method and system for automatically detecting a wide area network (WAN) communication connection to a selected one of a plurality of substantially equivalent communication ports. An initiation event, such as a link detect or a power on event, is detected for the selected port. An attempt is then m ...


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Eric P Filer, Thomas W Getzinger: Dynamic endian switching. Microsoft Corporation, Banner & Witcoff, November 21, 2006: US07139905 (15 worldwide citation)

The dynamic switching of a bi-endian processor between endian modes is described. A device having the bi-endian processor may also have an endian select circuit. The endian select circuit may receive a signal from the processor that determines what the endian-ness should be after the processor reset ...


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Thomas W Getzinger, Henrique S Malvar: Distributing limited storage among a collection of media objects. Microsoft Corporation, Ronald M Anderson, December 13, 2005: US06976026 (10 worldwide citation)

A quality level determining the extent to which each image file is compressed is automatically computed for each image file in a set to ensure that the total size of the compressed image files does not exceed a predefined limit. The compressed size of each image file is initially determined when com ...


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Thomas W Getzinger, Henrique S Malvar: Distributing limited storage among a collection of media objects. Turocy & Watson, July 7, 2009: US07558801 (6 worldwide citation)

A quality level determining the extent to which each image file is compressed is automatically computed for each image file in a set to ensure that the total size of the compressed image files does not exceed a predefined limit. The compressed size of each image file is initially determined when com ...


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Thomas W Getzinger, Henrique S Malvar: Distributing limited storage among a collection of media objects. Microsoft Corporation, Ronald M Anderson, August 29, 2006: US07099514 (4 worldwide citation)

A quality level determining the extent to which each image file is compressed is automatically computed for each image file in a set to ensure that the total size of the compressed image files does not exceed a predefined limit. The compressed size of each image file is initially determined when com ...


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Thomas W Getzinger: Intelligent media caching based on device state. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, November 25, 2008: US07457915 (4 worldwide citation)

A portable media device intelligently caches media based on device state. The portable media device has a hard disk memory to store the media (e.g., music, videos, movies, games, etc.) and a cache memory. When the device is in a state of user interaction (e.g., the user is navigating a menu or playl ...


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Sabrina D Boler, Karen L Baker, Robert E Gruhl, Robert D Young, Thomas W Getzinger: Lossless manipulation of media objects. Microsoft Corporation, Workman Nydegger, July 3, 2007: US07239328 (3 worldwide citation)

An original media object, such as an image, is edited without loss of the data comprising the media object. Changes applied to the media object are defined by metadata associated with the media object. For example, metadata define the cropping of an original JPEG image without loss of the original i ...