Patents by Inventor Gian Franco Faggian

Gian Franco Faggian has filed for patents to protect the following inventions. This listing includes patent applications that are pending as well as patents that have already been granted by the United States Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO).

  • Patent number: 3939452
    Abstract: A desk-top electronic computer with MOS circuit logic comprising an input device, an output device and a logic unit adapted to carry out the various operations of the computer. The logic unit is disposed on at least two MOS circuit chips synchronized by a main oscillator. Each MOS chip is provided with a corresponding timing circuit adapted to generate mutually coordinated timing signals. The logic unit includes a read only memory or ROM for storing the microinstructions commanding the various functions, a computing unit and a control unit adapted to permit the selection of the microinstructions from the ROM by addressed access for the purpose of supplying a sequence of microinstructions to the computing unit, access of the address and output of the microinstructions taking place through a single connection between the ROM and the control unit.
    Type: Grant
    Filed: July 11, 1973
    Date of Patent: February 17, 1976
    Assignee: Ing. C. Olivetti & C., S.p.A.
    Inventor: Gian Franco Faggian