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HDD Write Recovery Patents Available from ICAP Patent Brokerage

October 19, 2014 Jon 0 Comments

NEW YORK (PRWEB) August 06, 2014

ICAP Patent Brokerage announces for sale patents disclosing a comprehensive data loss prevention solution for all hard disk drives (HDDs) that have the common unrecovered read error problems, from Starvolt Inc. Based on recent shipment history, future potential of the addressable market is hundreds of millions of HDD units a year worldwide. This IP package is available via sealed bid, with a bidding deadline of November 20, 2014.

This portfolio should be of interest particularly to hard disk drive manufacturers. The cost to implement the technology is minimal, and once implemented, data processing performance and data availability are increased significantly, says Dean Becker, CEO of ICAP Patent Brokerage.

Key Characteristics & Benefits

Disk drives are subject to grown defects during field use, causing data errors to occur in read operations. Spare sectors are provided to accommodate reallocated defective sectors and/or marginally defective sectors.

This portfolio discloses an apparatus for providing a reassignable log for those unrecovered and marginally recovered data blocks that require reallocation to be initiated by the storage controller. When any such data block has a recurrence of error during a next WRITE, the disk drive simply posts an unrecovered write error, forcing the storage controller to initiate a write error recovery procedure leading to reallocation of that data block.

Forward citing companies include Seagate, Cirrus Logic, Hitachi, HP, Netapp, and Bank of America.

See the technical description of the error detection & write recovery IP sales offering.

To learn more about the intellectual property available for sale in these portfolios or to place a bid:

Contact Paul Greco of ICAP Patent Brokerage at (212) 815-6692 or via email at Paul@icapip.com.

If you have a patent for sale, visit our website to make a patent submission for an upcoming sealed bid event.

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About ICAP Patent Brokerage

ICAP Patent Brokerage is the world’s largest intellectual property brokerage and patent auction firm, leveraging the talents of experienced patent brokers to match buyers and sellers for the sale of patents and other intellectual property assets. With multiple transaction platforms and unparalleled industry knowledge, including experience with trademarks, brands, intellectual property licensing, and UCC sales, ICAP Patent Brokerage is the global leader in the transaction of intellectual property.

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