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Computational nodes and computational-node networks that include
Embodiments of the present invention are employ dynamical, nanoscale devices, including memristive connections between nanowires, for constructing parallel,...
Method and apparatus for product selection
A method for determining a total benefit derived from a subset of products in a product portfolio includes identifying a set of customer orders having a set of...
Pre-pay communication services
A method and system for crediting a user account of a pre-pay communication service is presented. The method comprises the steps of: providing a shared credit...
Providing network services to a network agent
In a communications network, data that establishes a network agent's entitlement to network services is stored within the network agent and not within the...
Detection of signatures in disordered message segments
A method of detecting signatures in message segments comprises employing a state machine for the detection of character strings in the message segments. The...
Determining network paths
In an embodiment of a method of tracing a path through a switch mesh from a first device connected to the switch mesh to a second device connected to the switch...
Utilizing multiple distortion measures
Utilizing multiple distortion measures. A first distortion measure for at least one packet is received. A second distortion measure for the at least one packet...
System and method having evaporative cooling for memory
A system, in one embodiment, may include an in-line memory module with a plurality of memory circuits disposed on a circuit board, wherein the circuit board may...
Electro-optical display systems
Electro-optical display systems are disclosed. An electro-optical display system may include a plurality of electrodes; a display volume containing a fluid...
Printers and printer systems having cellular input/output
In one embodiment, a system comprises a printer configured to provide one or more print services, one or more processors associated with the printer, and a...
Photochemical and photothermal rearrangements for optical data and image
A system for recording and/or transmitting optical data or visual images includes an optical data or visual image recording medium and a light and/or heat...
An embodiment of a media sheet has a barrier layer formed on a first surface of a substrate. An image-receiving layer is formed on the barrier layer. A porous...
Inkjet recording medium and method of making the same
An inkjet recording medium includes a substrate, a base layer, and a porous ink receiving layer. The base layer is established on at least one surface of the...
Media engaging members
Medium engaging members are rotatable about an axle. In one embodiment, the members have filed hubs asymmetrically extending towards one another. In another...
System and method of projecting an image using a plurality of projectors
A device and method is provided for projecting an image within a defined content area using a plurality of projectors configured to each project a portion of an...
Method of treating and probing a via
A method of treating a via connected with a substrate and a method of probing the via are disclosed. A pattern of a lead-free solder paste is applied around a...
Self-describing kernel modules
A method, and a corresponding mechanism, are used for creating a self-describing kernel module. The method includes the steps of expressing data describing a...
ACPI to firmware interface
In one embodiment a computer system comprises a processor, a basic input/output system (BIOS) including logic instructions which, when executed by the...
System and method for discovering I/O bus capabilities on a computer
system via ACPI
A system and method for discovering I/O bus capabilities. Specifically, a system is described for discovering I/O bus capabilities on a computer system. The...
Method and apparatus for mapping peers to an overlay network
In a method of mapping peers in a peer-to-peer network to an overlay network, network coordinates are determined for a selected peer. The logical coordinates in...
System and method for evaluating a heterogeneous cluster for supporting
expected workload in compliance with at...
According to at least one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, into a capacity planning system, workload information representing an expected workload of...
Methods for merging text snippets for context classification
One embodiment is a method that stores user interface events and file system events to capture text snippets visible on an output device. Similar text snippets...
Display device output adjustment system and method
A display device output adjustment system comprises an electronic device having a visual adjustment module configured to automatically adjust a size of visual...
System and method of switching between multiple viewing modes in a
multi-head computer system
The present technique provides a system and method for automatically switching a computer system between multiple display profiles in response to a system...
Multi-battery charging system and method
A multi-battery charging system comprises a computing device having a controller configured to control a plurality of power regulators, each of the plurality of...
Polymeric charge adjuvants in electrostatic inks
Ink toners, methods of making ink, and methods of changing viscosity are disclosed.
Reactive color inks
An ink for use in inkjet printing has a colorant which has a precipitation rate in the presence of a predetermined fixer that is selected to have a value...
Ink level detection by electronic means
An ink cartridge configured to hold an ink includes a substantially hollow body including an inner space and a substantially continuous inner wall. An optical...
Printing device having supply of colorant and receptive to print cartridge
having self-contained supply of colorant
A printing device includes a supply of colorant and a mechanism. The mechanism is receptive to removable insertion of a first print cartridge and a second print...
Method of detecting overlapping sheets within a paper feed mechanism, a
detector for detecting overlapping...
A paper feed detector is disclosed for detecting when a plurality of overlapping sheets of paper occur in a transport path intended to transport paper to a...
Computing device support system
A computing device comprising a support system extendable and retractable relative to a housing, the support system extending across a lateral dimension of the...
Package security having a static element and a dynamic element
A package security feature is provided, the package security feature having a static element and a dynamic element. The dynamic element selectively interacts...
Electronic device with an update agent that employs preprocessing
techniques for update
Methods of updating an electronic device having an update agent employing preprocessing techniques is disclosed. The methods described permit an electronic...
Provision of resource allocation information
A system is provided for disseminating resource allocation information from system resources to state-information observers comprising resource users and...
According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided a mobile telephone operable to use a feature of a second mobile telephone comprising a share...
Combining differently exposed images of the same object
An image processing system includes: an image capture device operable to capture at least first and second images of an object at different exposures, a storage...
Method and apparatus for discovering topology information in a network
A topology or connectivity of a computer network is discovered by identifying interface addresses in an address table of a node in the network, comparing...
A motor configured to selectively drive a carriage and document transport. A single imaging element is used to provide a dual function of detecting conveying...
Molecular wire crossbar logic (MWCL)
A programmable logic array (PLA) comprising a two-dimensional array of a plurality of nanometer-scale switches is provided. Each switch comprises a pair of...
Method and apparatus for molecular analysis using nanoelectronic circuits
Devices and methods for detecting the constituent parts of biological polymers are disclosed. A molecular analysis device comprises a molecule sensor and a...
Surface modification of silica in an aqueous environment
The present invention is drawn to a method of treating silica in an aqueous environment. The method can comprise steps of dispersing silica particulates in an...
Synthesis of poly(ethylene amine) on an oxide support
Methods of polymerizing polyethylene-based polymers on a support, and supports coated with polyethylene-based polymers. The coated supports may be used to...
Printer with print head platen
A wet ink printer uses a heated printhead. A platen guides and supports the print medium during printing, and has a plurality of raised ribs. In an example, the...
Universal USB charging accessory
Embodiments of the present invention relate to an apparatus for supplying power to electronic devices, comprising a housing, an electric power source connector...
Systems and methods for managing conversations between information
A system for managing a conversation includes one or more interfaces configured to provide management information about the conversation to a manager. The...
Dynamic storage based on performance throttling
A system and method for dynamic storage based on performance throttling. The method comprises providing an array of storage devices coupled to a computing...
Reduced wireless internet connect time
A method for reducing the connect time for server access by wireless devices connecting to the server via a gateway is described. A connection from the wireless...
System and method for accessing network services
The present disclosure relates to a system and method for accessing network services. In one arrangement, the system and method pertain to obtaining an address...
Methods and systems for dynamically configuring a network component to
reroute media streams
A method for dynamically configuring a network component to reroute media streams is disclosed. The method includes receiving a request for content from a first...