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Rodney J Corder: Apparatus used to interface a peripheral device to a computer employing a reconfigurable interface circuit. New Media, Gregory Garmong, March 25, 1997: US05615344 (130 worldwide citation)

An apparatus used to interface a peripheral device to a computer has an adapter card that plugs into the computer and a smart cable that plugs into the adapter card at one end and the peripheral device at the other. The adapter card includes a reconfigurable interface circuit that is in communicatio ...


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Joseph D King, Geoffrey von Limbach, Marc B McDonald, Michael B Orr, Steven E Weil: Design engine for fitting content to a medium. Design Intelligence, Beyer & Weaver, September 21, 1999: US05956737 (130 worldwide citation)

A method of fitting content elements of a composition to a media layout is disclosed. Each content element has an associated content type, and the media layout has a content rendering space for presenting information contained in the content elements. For each content type, a content scale factor is ...


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Michael B Orr, Keith S Brintzenhofe, Joseph D King, Marc B McDonald, Geoffrey von Limbach, Steven E Weil: Design engine for automatic reformatting for design and media. Design Intelligence, Beyer & Weaver, April 20, 1999: US05895476 (130 worldwide citation)

A three-way separation of information in a document includes content, design and media aspects. This division supports automatic rendering to multiple forms of media such as print, Intranet, Internet, and OLE embedding. A method changes the design of a composition having a current design that is ren ...


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Anoop Gupta, Nosakhare D Omoigui, Li Wei He: Timeline correlation between multiple timeline-altered media streams. Microsoft Corporation, Lee & Hayes PLLC, July 2, 2002: US06415326 (128 worldwide citation)

A network client such as a streaming multimedia player is provided with the capability of changing playback speeds of a multimedia data stream. To change the playback speed, the client requests a different media stream. The client then initiates the new media stream at a point that corresponds in co ...


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Marc Davis, David Levitt: Time-based media processing system. Interval Research Corporation, Burns Doane Swecker & Mathis L, October 19, 1999: US05969716 (127 worldwide citation)

Existing media signals are processed to create new media content by defining content representations for the existing media and establishing functional dependencies between the representations. The content representations constitute different data types which determine the kinds of operations that c ...


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Steven M Drucker, Curtis G Wong, Steve Glenner, Asta L Glatzer, Steven D DeMar: Media frame object visualization system. Microsoft Corporation, Amin & Turocy, October 3, 2006: US07117453 (113 worldwide citation)

The present invention provides a unique system and method for facilitating browsing, sorting, clustering, and filtering any number of media objects grouped together in a quick and easy manner. In particular, the invention involves annotating the media objects, which have been clustered, sorted, and/ ...


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Daniel A Ford, Robert J T Morris: Data storage library array with log-structured file system which allows simultaneous write and garbage collection. International Business Machines Corporation, Thomas R Berthold, June 25, 1996: US05530850 (98 worldwide citation)

A data storage library system, preferably arranged in an array of independent libraries, uses a log-structured file (LSF) data architecture and assigned roles for the individual storage devices in the library. Each library includes a plurality of storage devices, such as optical disk drives, and a s ...


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Rick Hangartner, Francisco Martin, David Del Ser Bartolome, Guillermo Caudevilla Laliena, Matt McLaughlin, Craig Rowley, Andrew Yip, Jim Shur: System and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files. Strands, Stolowitz Ford Cowger, June 22, 2010: US07743009 (86 worldwide citation)

Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for prioritizing mobile media player files by providing for the automated addition and/or deletion of media items for a mobile media player. In some embodiments, a statistical method may be provided for inferring which media items on a mobile media pl ...


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Joseph D King, Geoffrey von Limbach, Marc B McDonald, Michael B Orr, Steven E Weil: Design engine for fitting content to a medium. Design Intelligence, Beyer Weaver & Thomas, December 12, 2000: US06161114 (85 worldwide citation)

A method of fitting content elements of a composition to a media layout is disclosed. Each content element has an associated content type, and the media layout has a content rendering space for presenting information contained in the content elements. For each content type, a content scale factor is ...


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Hoyle L Curtis, Terry L Loseke: Multi-function optical disk drive and media. Hewlett Packard Company, August 3, 1993: US05233576 (79 worldwide citation)

Disclosed is an apparatus and method for defining magneto-optical disk media and an optical data storage device that allows the media to be convertible from writable to read-only. The media has a media descriptor table contained within a control track which is modified to define the media as a new m ...