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US-5,708,817 Programmable delay of an interrupt
A programmable interrupt delay in a communication circuit enables accurate timing of an interrupt delay without tying up processor CPU cycles in the execution of...
US-5,708,816 Method and apparatus for interrupt management for low power PDA
A method and system for operating a computer system in a low power mode in which the central processor unit (CPU) responds only to system events that require CPU...
US-5,706,514 Distributed execution of mode mismatched commands in multiprocessor computer systems
A technique for handling processor mode mismatched instructions or commands encountered by a CPU within a multiprocessor computer system. During thread...
US-5,706,489 Method for a CPU to utilize a parallel instruction execution processing facility for assisting in the...
A method for obtaining parallel instruction execution (PIE) for frequently used programming operations, such as database record compression or expansion,...
US-5,706,478 Display list processor for operating in processor and coprocessor modes
A processor for executing display list command packets in processor or coprocessor mode of execution. The processor dynamically switches between the two modes...
US-5,703,858 System for encoding a glass master to enable detection of a counterfeit optical CD-ROM
A device for enabling detection of a counterfeit optical CD-ROM is disclosed for use in a conventional mastering system. The device includes a signal source for...
US-5,701,450 System including ATA sequencer microprocessor which executes sequencer instructions to handle plurality of...
A modular ATA hard disc controller includes a small on-chip ATA sequencer microprocessor having on-chip dedicated hardware to manage real-time events without...
US-5,699,504 Multiprocessor system formed of a plurality of duplex processors
A multiprocessor system includes duplex processors, each duplex processor having two processors, one being active and the other being a stand-by processor. Each...
US-5,696,987 Hardware based interface for emulation of a standard system control processor
A relatively fast system control processor, such as an Intel 8051, is substituted for an Intel 8042 microprocessor in a PC/AT type compatible personal computer....
US-5,692,119 Management method for a multiprocessor system
The number of instruction processors to be independently allocated to each supervisor is limited to a level at which the performance of the tightly coupled...
US-5,689,715 Low power ring detect for computer system wake-up
A computer system having a CPU, a power management processor, a modem, and a power supply in circuit communication. The power management processor controls the...
US-5,689,714 Method and apparatus for providing low power control of peripheral devices using the register file of a...
A method and apparatus for providing low power management of a data processing system (FIG. 1) involves a CPU (12) communicating to a register file (16) in a...
US-5,689,689 Clock circuits for synchronized processor systems having clock generator circuit with a voltage control...
A multiprocessor system includes a number of sub-processor systems, each substantially identically constructed, and each comprising a central processing unit...
US-5,689,431 Golf course yardage and information system
A player position determining and course management system for a golf course having a plurality of roving units for use by players in playing the course is...
US-5,684,993 Segregation of thread-specific information from shared task information
A multi-processor system includes memory and at least two central processing units (CPUs) that may execute different threads of computation of a same task at the...
US-5,682,552 Data communication adapter and data communication terminal apparatus for performing data transmission and...
In a data communication adapter apparatus for a digital data communication connected between a signal transmission path for transmitting both receive data and...
US-5,682,142 Electronic control system/network
A network system of programmable, identification, locating, monitoring and processing fixed position (FPN) and movable tag nodes, which provides direct...
US-5,680,641 Multiple register bank system for concurrent I/O operation in a CPU datapath
A system and method is provided for use in register-based CPUs for processing data in the CPU register bank while concurrently loading and unloading data into...
US-5,680,534 Video game/videographics program fabricating system and method with superimpose control
A videographics/video game fabricating system includes a multiprocessor based game processor console which includes a main central processing unit (CPU) which...
US-5,680,533 Videographics program/video game fabricating system and method
A videographics/video game fabricating system includes a multiprocessor based game processor console which includes a main central processing unit (CPU) which...
US-5,676,141 Electronic processor for pulse oximeters
An apparatus for measuring the concentration of blood constituents in which the architecture of the electronic processor reduces the amount of controller...
US-5,675,807 Interrupt message delivery identified by storage location of received interrupt data
A multiprocessor system includes a number of sub-processor systems, each substantially identically constructed, and each comprising a central processing unit...
US-5,675,763 Cache memory system and method for selectively removing stale aliased entries
A cache memory system and method for selectively removing stale "aliased" entries, which arise when portions of several address spaces are mapped into a single...
US-5,675,634 Announcement apparatus for switching system
An announcement apparatus for a switching system, comprising a host processor for controlling the output of announcement voices with respect to the total voice...
US-5,673,414 Snooping of I/O bus and invalidation of processor cache for memory data transfers between one I/O device and...
In a computer system that contains an input output (I/O) bus connecting to I/O devices, a central processing unit (CPU), a CPU cache memory, a system memory not...
US-5,673,398 Data transfer control method, and peripheral circuit, data processor and data processing system for the method
A memory 1 performs its internal operation in response to access requests (200, 201 and 202) of a CPU 2 in synchronism with the oscillated output of a...
US-5,669,003 Method of monitoring system bus traffic by a CPU operating with reduced power
A method for maintaining cache coherency while minimizing the power consumption. The method includes operating a first processor in a reduced power mode. While...
US-5,666,516 Protected programmable memory cartridge having selective access circuitry
A computer system for high-performance video and audio manipulations comprising a locked memory cartridge and an audio/video/compact disk (CD) drive...
US-5,664,095 Dynamic scaling of CPU cycle consumption in a computer system
A method for dynamically scaling consumption of processor cycles by a task executing in a computer system, wherein a performance task determines an error measure...
US-5,663,804 Image processor having recording paper cutting control
Transportation of a document (P1), transportation of a recording sheet (P2), activation of a cutter system and simultaneous transportation of the document (P1)...
US-5,657,248 Image display apparatus
An image display apparatus having a computer system and an image processor. The computer system includes: a personal computer having a CPU and a main memory; and...
US-5,655,142 High performance derived local bus and computer system employing the same
An integrated processor is provided that includes a CPU core, a local bus coupled to the CPU core, and a variety of peripheral such as a memory controller, a...
US-5,655,080 Distributed hash group-by cooperative processing
A method is provided for parallel and cooperative processing of data in a system wherein a coordinator process cooperates with one or more agent processes to...
US-5,652,858 Method for prefetching pointer-type data structure and information processing apparatus therefor
In order to allow prefetching of pointer-type data structure, an instruction word of load instruction has pointer hints indicating that the data being loaded by...
US-5,649,304 Method and apparatus for communicating auxiliary information in a measurement signal
A method and apparatus for fast response and distortion measurement of a signal transfer device. A computer processor generates a multitone test signal of...
US-5,649,173 Hardware architecture for image generation and manipulation
An image generation and manipulation system includes an integrated circuit dedicated exclusively to direct manipulation of pixel values in a frame buffer. This...
US-5,649,159 Data processor with a multi-level protection mechanism, multi-level protection circuit, and method therefor
A data processor (30) includes a multi-level protection circuit (50) which enables the generation of external control signals. The multi-level protection circuit...
US-5,649,090 Fault tolerant multiprocessor computer system
A fault tolerant computer system includes at least two central processing units each having a cache memory and a parity error detector adapted to sense parity...
US-5,642,499 Method and apparatus for controlling timing of execution of saving and restoring operations in a processor system
In a coprocessor system having a central processing unit (CPU), a floating-point processing unit (FPU) and a memory (RAM), coupled with each other through buses,...
US-5,642,482 System for network transmission using a communication co-processor comprising a microprocessor to implement...
A system for transmitting data (NCC) between a computer bus (PSB) and a network (RE), including (1) a general purpose unit (GPU) connected to the bus and to a...
US-5,640,584 Virtual processor method and apparatus for enhancing parallelism and availability in computer systems
A virtual processor method and apparatus for parallel computer systems that increases the level of parallelism to include multiple threads per node. If a...
US-5,640,573 Power management message bus for integrated processor
An integrated processor is provided that includes a CPU core coupled to a variety of on-chip peripheral devices such as a DMA controller, an interrupt...
US-5,640,503 Method and apparatus for verifying a target instruction before execution of the target instruction using a test...
A Test Operation-Code (TSTOP) instruction pre-verifies the validity of a target instruction op-code prior to execution of the target instruction. The...
US-5,638,507 Duplex computer system
Herein disclosed is a duplex computer system to be used in process automations or factory automations. The system is constructed of two computer (or processor)...
US-5,638,306 Testing hooks for testing an integrated data processing system
The present invention is directed to various features of an integrated data processing system that includes a general purpose (GP) CPU core for processing data...
US-5,636,367 N+0.5 wait state programmable DRAM controller
CPU system performance is improved by reducing the time required to complete a DRAM access by microprocessors such as the 386DX, 386SX and 80286 by incorporating...
US-5,634,099 Direct memory access unit for transferring data between processor memories in multiprocessing systems
There is provided a Direct Access Memory Unit (DAu) that is associated with a remote processor module in a multi-processing system. The DAU performs Direct...
US-5,634,033 Disk array storage system architecture for parity operations simultaneous with other data operations
A high performance scaleable hardware architecture for a disk array storage subsystem which supports RAID modes 0, 3, 4 and 5. The architecture features a high...
US-5,631,974 Image processing
Apparatus for image processing which consists of a display (1) and controller (2), a CPU (3) connected to accept user instructions from a mouse (4), an image...
US-5,630,153 Integrated digital signal processor/general purpose CPU with shared internal memory
An integrated data processing platform for processing a digital signal that includes a general purpose processor and a digital signal processor (DSP) module. The...
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