At Patents you can conduct a Patent Search, File a Patent Application, find a Patent Attorney, or search available technology through our Patent Exchange. Patents are available using simple keyword or date criteria. If you are looking to hire a patent attorney, you've come to the right place. Protect your idea and hire a patent lawyer.
Method and system of locating a position in memory at which to store
incoming firmware image
A method of locating a starting point of a firmware image in a non-volatile memory unit may include checking each of a number of possible starting points within...
Dynamic memory word line driver scheme
A circuit which accurately controls the word line (pass transistor gate) driving voltage to a voltage which is both controlled and is not significantly greater...
Retaining system for front and rear boot holder units of a binding for
skis or snowboards
A ski or the like has integrated in it a flat retaining or securing system which bears the boot-retaining units of a binding in an adjustable manner.
Binding for retaining a boot on a gliding or rolling apparatus
A binding to retain a boot on a gliding or rolling apparatus, such as a snowboard, ski, or roller skate. The binding includes a linkage that connects first and...
Boot for motorcycling
Memory bus checking procedure
A method for checking usable width of a data bus linking a host device and a memory card. Preferably, at the boot up process the host device sends a test bit...
Reliability of diskless network-bootable computers using non-volatile
A method and apparatus is provided that provides a reliable diskless network-bootable computers using a local non-volatile memory (NVM) cache. The NVM cache is...
Systems and methods for detecting tampering of a computer system by
calculating a boot signature
A computer system that contains a boot signature checker is disclosed. In one example, the boot signature checker monitors the bus connecting the processor with...
Process of making a flexible resin boot
There is provided a flexible resin boot of which the noise-preventing effect lasts long and which ensures improved sealability and durability. The boot is formed...
Lock, particularly a tailgate lock for a motor vehicle
A lock, particularly a boot or tailgate lock for a motor vehicle having a drive (14) and a lock mechanism operated by the drive (14), the drive (14) being in the...
Method and installation for separating constituents of used tires
The invention concerns a method for treating tyres, belts, inflatable boats, boots and other manufactured articles containing rubber, polymers and reinforcing...
Hoof boot for hoofed animals and methods of making same
A hoof boot for the hoof of hoofed animals, the hoof boot comprising a ground engaging sole portion, a hoof bell and a means for retaining the hoof boot to the...
Virtual partition for recording and restoring computer data files
Some computer operating systems do not permit application programs to perform certain tasks. If there is a desire to perform a forbidden task, a virtual...
Method and apparatus for booting a microprocessor
A method and system for bootstrapping a processor from a volatile memory device connected to the processor is disclosed. The first processor is bootstrapped from...
PPPOA spoofing in point-to-point protocol over ATM using an XDSL modem
A PPPoA (point-to-point (PPP) over asynchronous transfer mode (ATM)) spoofing function utilizing an asymmetric digital subscriber line (ADSL) modem to form a...
Switch for electrode selections in Single-pass Atrial/Ventricular leads
An implantable electrical lead for electrical sensing and stimulation of the heart includes a lead body which includes a ventricular tip, a pair of distal atrial...
Power transmission system
A power transmission system which facilitates positioning of gaskets to ensure their sealing performance. The power transmission system includes a constant...
Snowboard binding with tensioning member for determining neutral position
A snowboard binding is provided having a base to accommodate the boot of the user and keep it in a fixed position on the base; and a highback. The highback is...
Anatomically correct skating boot
A skating boot adapted to fit around the foot of the user and allowing adequate forward and backward motion of the upper portion relative to the lower portion....
Array controller ROM cloning in redundant controllers
A system and method for synchronizing firmware revisions in redundant controllers in a storage system is disclosed. Redundant controllers transmit firmware...
System for booting distributed processor architecture by loading boot
software via ethernet to sub-unit after...
The invention relates to a base station comprising distributed processor architecture and a method of booting distributed processor architecture of a base...
Program executing device and method for executing programs
A program executing device that can execute two programs produced using the same source program is disclosed. The program executing device 1 is generally...
Guaranteed bootstrap hold-up circuit for buck high side switch
A buck regulator switching power supply (10) selectively enabling a low side device to effectively recharge a bootstrap capacitor (C.sub.boot) during a high duty...
Assembly of a boot and an inserting device
An inserting device (3) of an assembly (1) includes a wall-plug guide (31) and a contact foot (32). The boot (2) has a head (25) pierced by a through hole (21)...
Support device for a binding element and board for gliding over snow thus
A support device for a binding element securing a user's boot to a board for gliding over snow has a zone for mounting on the board for gliding over snow and a...
An entry port including at least one cylinder with a lip on the attachment portion surrounding each hole in a plate. The rim surrounding each hole is rolled over...
Boot mounted braking device for snow sleds
A braking member attachable to a sledder's boot is provided. The braking member includes a braking surface that is oriented at a specific ranges of angles with...
Data processing recovery system and method spanning multiple operating
A system and method for recovering from a computer system crashing as a result of the storage disk suffering physical damage and/or the corruption of an...
Conversion card and method to convert a general purpose personal computer
into a dedicated mass storage appliance
A general-purpose personal computer is converted into a dedicated mass storage appliance, and a mass storage operating system for performing mass data storage...
Method and apparatus for updating boot code using a system controller
Method and apparatus are disclosed that allow boot code within the apparatus to be updated using a system controller. The apparatus includes a central processing...
Method and apparatus for recovering from corrupted system firmware in a
The disclosed embodiments relate generally to providing increased data integrity in computer systems and, more particularly, to using a system management...
Disk drive having a protected partition configured to load an operating
system for performing a user-selected...
A system for configuring, loading and executing an operating system for performing a user-selected function is disclosed. The system includes a disk drive...
Automatically enabling editing languages of a software program
A method for enabling editing languages in an application program module is disclosed. The method begins with a determination when the application program boots...
Bootable CD for transferring files independently of computer operating
A method of transferring CD ROM formatted files independently of operating systems. The method includes booting a computer with an operating system kernel loaded...
Pre-execution environment compliant dynamic host configuration protocol
A pre-boot server address relay device relays packets from the diskless computing device to an address allocation server to discover available network addresses....
Air conditioner with a circular air diffuser system
A ceiling has an upper surface, a lower surface and a circular aperture. A boot has a cylindrical lower section and a large circular cross sectional ...
Boot for practicing a gliding sport, or snowboard binding equipped with
strap parts providing gripping
The invention relates to a snowboard binding including a baseplate and at least one strap formed from at least one strap part articulated relative to one side of...
Modular cable termination plug
The invention is a modular cable termination plug having a conductor divider having an entrant barb and a plurality of divider channels, a load bar having a...
Shaped neon light spark plug connectors
Shaped neon light spark plug connectors which include a continuous length of neon tubing fitted with electrodes at each end and configured to extend between and...
Actuator for a rear panel on a motor vehicle
The invention relates to an actuator for a rear panel (4), on a motor vehicle, for a lid (3) on a boot (2) and a convertible roof, which moves from a position...
Boot assembly for a vehicle
A boot assembly for a vehicle includes a retainer adapted to be connected to vehicle structure of a vehicle and a boot for surrounding either one of a shifter...
Method and system for reducing boot time for a computer
A method for reducing the boot time for a computer includes: supplying power to the computer; disabling a plurality of input/output (I/O) devices coupled to the...
Method of booting a computer operating system to run from a normally
unsupported system device
A computer operating system (OS) is altered to boot so as to run from a normally unsupported system device (NUSD). The OS kernel is loaded from a natively...
Method and system to provide first boot to a CPU system
A boot-up operation system is provided. In one exemplary embodiment, the system includes a CPU, a bootstrap memory, a boot memory, a main memory, an I/O port and...
Apparatus and method to decrease boot time and hibernate awaken time of a
computer system utilizing disk...
A method and apparatus to decrease the boot time and the hibernate awaken time of a computer system is presented. Static and dynamic configuration data is stored...
System and method for using a firmware interface table to dynamically load
multiple ACPI SSDT tables
The firmware interface table (FIT) of IA-64 instruction set is used to populate the hardware component namespace using SSDT data, where the SSDT data describes...
Method of manufacturing in-line roller skate with detachable boot
A method of fabricating an in-line roller skate is provided. The in-line roller skate has a chassis (2;39) equipped with at least two rollers (3) and two...