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5983280 System using standard ethernet frame format for communicating MIDI information over an ethernet network  
A technique of allowing MIDI format information to be transmitted over an Ethernet connection. The MIDI is changed to Ethernet, and an Ethernet broadcast or multicast address is used. This allows...
5983291 System for storing each of streams of data bits corresponding from a separator thereby allowing an input port accommodating plurality of data frame sub-functions concurrently  
A computer system coupled to a network is disclosed which provides multiple paths for each serial input/output connection. In the receive mode, the current invention separates serial data frames...
5974518 Smart buffer size adaptation apparatus and method  
Disclosed is a network device having a shared memory, a controller for storing Ethernet frames in frame buffers using data chaining to divide up at least the larger frames over a plurality of same...
5960176 Apparatus for management of SNMP/OSI gateways  
The gateway apparatus for SNMP/OSI management enables that an SNMP manager manages an OSI management agent, by using a basic conversion of a management operation and a management information...
5953507 Method and apparatus for providing a 3-way connection between a mobile computing device, a stationary computing device and a computer network  
A method and apparatus for providing a three-way connection between a mobile computing device, a stationary computing device and a computer network. When there is an established connection between...
5951646 System and method for scheduling and processing image and sound data  
A system and method for scheduling temporal data and non-temporal data to create a unified stream of data that includes both the temporal and non-temporal data and for processing the unified data...
5948067 Converting between an internal cell and multiple standard asynchronous transfer mode cells  
A switch control module (16) is provided for converting between an internal cell (23) and a first standard asynchronous transfer mode cell (34) and second standard asynchronous transfer mode cell...
5946467 Application-level, persistent packeting apparatus and method  
A persistent packet provides a wrapper that may be interpretable by an application, a packeting process, a database engine, or a device intermediate a sending device and a receiving device....
5941952 Apparatus and method for transferring data from a transmit buffer memory at a particular rate  
An apparatus and method for transferring data from a source memory to a transmit buffer memory and then from the transmit buffer memory at a particular rate. A current time counter advances at the...
5938736 Search engine architecture for a high performance multi-layer switch element  
A multi-layer switch search engine architecture is provided. According to one aspect of the present invention, a switch fabric includes a search engine, and a packet header processing unit. The...
5937151 Method for setting error print output mode  
An error print output setting method for controlling whether an error message is printed out by a printer when an error occurs. The method includes a step to judge whether the status monitor...
5930477 Header converting method  
An ATM switch accommodates a plurality of input lines. Conversion controlling units are disposed corresponding to the input lines. Each of the conversion controlling units analyzes a header of a...
5922063 Automatic hardware message header generator  
A method and apparatus for reducing the software overhead of message passing in parallel systems. Special purpose hardware assists in constructing each data message sent through a network. Message...
5920703 Systems and methods for managing the processing of relatively large data objects in a communications stack  
Management of the processing of relatively large data objects in a communications stack having multiple layers improves the performance in a communications system in preparing relatively large...
5918022 Protocol for transporting reservation system data over a TCP/IP network  
An ALPS tunneling protocol (ATP) is used to transport airline reservation data over ATP virtual circuits extending between branch and data center resources of an air-line reservation internetwork...
5916305 Pattern recognition in data communications using predictive parsers  
Data communication packets are processed to determined whether they match network protocols using a parser table and a predictive parser. The parser table is encoded from production rules derived...
5913038 System and method for processing multimedia data streams using filter graphs  
Multimedia data processing accomplished by automated assembly of a filter graph comprising filters operative to conduct processing functions on data streams. The filter graph can be assembled by...
5909553 Systems and methods for controlling the transmission of relatively large data objects in a communications system  
Transmission control improves the performance in a communications system relating to transferring large data objects between domains or applications. This reduces or eliminates data movement...
5903559 Method for internet protocol switching over fast ATM cell transport  
A method for transporting Internet Protocols (IP's) over an Asynchronous Transfer Mode (ATM) network that exhibits the strengths of ATM, namely packet interleaving (using cell-based transport)...
5903722 Network of data processing apparatuses having transmission modes with different block sizes  
In an information processing system in which an input apparatus (10) which can input information and can transmit the input information, and a processing apparatus (7) which can process received...
5903733 Multifunction peripheral controller  
A data processing system comprising a single Host coupled by a communications channel to a single multifunction peripheral is disclosed. The multifunction peripheral comprises a paper tray, a...
5898841 Inter-processor communication  
A multi-processor system has a number of processing elements interconnected by a network for transmitting data frames between the elements. Each element includes an application layer, a transport...
5892921 Prestaging method, buffer management method and file system  
A prestaging method is adapted to a computer system comprising a central processing unit, a buffer and a secondary storage, where the prestaging method reads input data of a submitted job into the...
5892925 Method of communicating data from a host to a network controller  
The basic invention is to define the TBD data structure in the driver layer to be exactly the same as the pointer structure in the TCB fragment structure and to have the TBD pointer in the TxCB...
5884244 Method for measuring quality of service in a computer system  
A method for operating a computer system having a plurality of software modules which interact with each other by sending and receiving messages. The computer includes a user interface which...
5881247 System having a plurality of frame bytes capable of identifying addressed recipients and assert a busy signal onto the backplane bus to forthrightly abort the message transfer  
A bus structure for interconnecting the modules of an industrial automation controller includes DATA lines and associated control lines that enable interface circuits on each module to transfer...
5878229 Maintaining frame sequence in a multiprocessor network device  
A sequence in which two or more of the data units enter the network node, via a specific one of the multiple ports, is recorded. And, the two or more of the data units are transmitted from the...
5878217 Network controller for switching into DMA mode based on anticipated memory overflow and out of DMA mode when the host processor is available  
A network controller has a default non-DMA mode of data transfer that transfers received data frames to a desired location in internal memory under control of a host CPU. A DMA mode of data...
5872920 Programmed I/O ethernet adapter with early interrupts for accelerating data transfer  
In a Local Area Network (LAN) system, an ethernet adapter exchanges data with a host through programmed I/O (PIO) and FIFO buffers. The receive PIO employs a DMA ring buffer backup so incoming...
5870556 Monitoring a messaging link  
A deficiency in a link in a messaging system is detected by sending across the link a request message that includes a coded data string, receiving across the link a reply message that includes the...
5864682 Method and apparatus for frame accurate access of digital audio-visual information  
A method and apparatus for use in a digital video delivery system is provided. A digital representation of an audio-visual work, such as an MPEG file, is parsed to produce a tag file. The tag file...
5864680 Method and system for distributing data in a real time data imaging network  
A computer network system repetitively distributes messages including uniquely identified blocks of real time data containing a current data image over a broadcast communications network to all...
5862311 Inter-equipment data link system  
An inter-equipment data link system performs a data link between double equipments of an A data transmission equipment and a B data transmission equipment. In the system, a monitor output of the A...
5862343 Circuit for logical stream sorting at CPU transfer time division for multiplexed (TDM) including bus interface circuitry  
A network-to-CPU interface circuit interfaces an isochronous physical layer to an ISA bus such that a host CPU connected to the ISA bus can communicate with the isochronous physical layer. Inbound...
5852719 System for transferring data over a network in which a data source sends only a descriptor which a data sink uses to retrieve data  
An apparatus and method for getting descriptors to data and passing the descriptors among data sources and sinks, thereby avoiding copying the data among the data sources and sinks. The data...
5845085 System for receiving a data stream of serialized data  
A high-level data-link controller (HDLC) receiver state machine for controlling the data-receiving functions of a HDLC receiver which receives frames of serialized data over a data-link. The state...
5841986 Method for the transmission of binary asynchronous data via a synchronous channel  
A method is specified for the transmission of binary asynchronous data, with a data word length of N bits, from a transmitter via a synchronous channel to a receiver. Maximum utilization of the...
5841987 Simple bus and interface system for consumer digital equipment  
A system for generating a signal for coupling digital audio, video and data signals in compressed form via a bus. A processing means formats the digital audio, video and data signals into...
5841992 Network-to-serial device intelligent converter  
An intelligent converter is programmably adaptable for interfacing a data processing system to any one of plural selectable serial devices, each uniquely responsive to a serial data bit stream of...
5841432 Method and system of building and transmitting a data file for real time play of multimedia, particularly animation, and a data file for real time play of multimedia applications  
A compressed data file for real time display of multimedia applications, e.g., animation, on a network is disclosed. The file includes general information about the animation. Also included in the...
5842007 Method and system for transferring high level control messaging framing and payload data in a serial stream in a communications system  
A method of transferring payload, control and messaging data in a communications system, in a serial data stream at a pre-set bit rate per second is disclosed. The method comprises, transferring a...
5838917 Dual connection interactive video based communication system  
An interactive video based communication system provides apparatus and methods for user guided information retrieval in video frame format and transmission of the selected and retrieved...
5838750 Binary data electronic communication system  
A binary data communication system includes a transmitter unit coupled to a receiver unit via a communications link. The transmitter sends a message signal packet to the receiver. The packet...
5838492 Method and apparatus for a binocular optical system  
An optical system which is telecentric to an image, having an objective optical system for forming a model image based on rays from the model magnified by a predetermined ratio to an actual...
5838925 Method and apparatus for transmission of compressed picture data  
In this invention, an approach is employed to transmit as a data train in transmitting every frame picture data compressed by using frame correlation and compressed picture data necessary for...
5838923 Method and system for synchronizing computer mail user directories  
A method and system for synchronizing directories containing information about computer mail users. In a preferred embodiment, a computer mail facility synchronizes a user directory stored in a...
5832233 Network coupler for assembling data frames into datagrams using intermediate-sized data parcels  
A data processing element comprises at least one processor, a main memory, and a network coupler for coupling the processing element to a network. The network coupler includes a packing circuit...
5828901 Method and apparatus for placing multiple frames of data in a buffer in a direct memory access transfer  
A method and apparatus of managing a multi-channel direct memory access (DMA) operation in which a sequence of data frames are received at a controller that controls a DMA transfer. The data...
5826032 Method and network interface logic for providing embedded checksums  
A method and network interface logic for providing an embedded checksum in a packet transferred over a packet network. The packet network comprises a plurality of interconnected, directly-attached...
5822540 Method and apparatus for discarding frames in a communications device  
The invention comprises a method and apparatus for discarding frames in a communications device. In accordance with the method of the invention, a plurality of cells are received representing a...