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Media interaction device drive system
Various methods and apparatus relating to a media interaction device drive system having at least one reduced dimension are disclosed.
Remote firmware upgrade via I/O connection
Imaging devices and methods of operating imaging devices that facilitate reducing nonvolatile storage needs of the imaging devices. The imaging devices are...
Providing pixels from an update buffer
A method comprises storing pixel data in a frame buffer, retrieving the pixel data from the frame buffer and processing at least one pixel value of the pixel...
Protective layer for use in computing devices with touch-sensitive
A computing device is disclosed comprising a touch-sensitive surface, a housing structure, and a protective layer. The touch-sensitive surface receives touch as...
High resolution inkjet printer
A method of manufacturing a printhead for an inkjet print cartridge includes depositing a metal film on a mandrel; separating the metal film from the mandrel,...
Ink jet recording head
An ink jet recording head (100) comprising edge shooter type head units (20) each having a head chip provided with a nozzle ejection surface, a positioning...
Sheet lifting with corner projections
Various methods and apparatuses are disclosed for handling a sheet, wherein at least one projection extends across a stack of sheets such that corners of the...
Secure resource access
A method, computer readable media, and system for providing a first network resource with secure but limited access to a second network resource. A method...
Input/output virtualization through offload techniques
A computer apparatus provides support multiple virtual computing machines. In accordance with one embodiment, the computer apparatus includes a platform...
Allocating resources among tiered partitions of different types
In one embodiment, a system comprises a plurality of partitions that provide isolated operating environments for execution of software processes, wherein the...
Method and system for defining separate print quality regions within a
A user defines regions within each page of a print job and independently specifies a desired print quality setting for each such region. The printer driver...
Visualizing growing time series data in a single view
To visualize growing time series data, first data values of a time series are presented for display in a single view, where the data values are for display in...
Checksum generator for variable-length data
One embodiment relates to a method of generating an N-bit checksum for variable-length data. An N-bit data word of the variable-length data is received by data...
Selective availability in processor systems
Processor operating methods and integrated circuits are described. According to one embodiment, an integrated circuit includes a processor configured to execute...
A method embodiment for publishing a PIN for use in establishing a pairing with a printing device, including the printing device generating the PIN in response...
Extensible firmware interface with pre-start configuration phase for
A computer system provides an extensible firmware interface with a pre-start configuration phase. This permits configuring a device prior to beginning a start...
Selective exposure of configuration identification data in virtual
In one embodiment, a computer system comprises a host machine comprising a plurality of compute resources, at least one secure memory location coupled to the...
Coherency directory updating in a multiprocessor computing system
Coherency directory updating is provided in a multiprocessor computing system. A plurality of memory resources have a directory, and are operably connected to...
Locating media by characteristics in storage apparatus
Backup storage apparatus and related methods having a controller for controlling and monitoring a robotics assembly that loads and unloads storage media into...
Apparatus and methods for providing keypress commands and directional
commands to a mobile computing device
Various embodiments for providing directional commands for a mobile computing device are described. In one or more embodiments, a mobile computing device may...
Managing command request time-outs in QOS priority queues
In one embodiment a storage controller comprises a processor, a computer readable storage medium coupled to the processor, and logic instructions in the memory...
Input/output tracing in a protocol offload system
I/O tracing is implemented in a system in which an I/O device is configured for protocol offload. A data unit having headers and payload is replicated and the...
Associating multiple devices with remote computers
A method comprises determining whether settings associated with a plurality of devices coupled to a client computer are provided in the client computer. The...
Embedded file system recovery techniques
Various Embedded File System recovery techniques are described. A mobile computing device may comprise a radio, a processor coupled to the radio, and a memory...
Ring light emitting diode
An optical apparatus includes an optical resonator ring having at least one active region. The active region is configured to generate optical energy under an...
Apparatus and methods of producing photorealistic image thumbnails
Methods, systems, and machine-readable media for processing an input image are described. In one aspect, respective visual features of local input image regions...
Method and apparatus for providing a specialized resource function in a
To provide a specialized resource function within the telephone network, server apparatus is described having a first interface for communication with a...
Communication control for device with telephonic functionality
A system and a method are disclosed for controlling voice communications through a mobile computing device. In one embodiment, a mobile computing device enabled...
Service provision at a network access point
A system for providing one or more services at a network access point is described. The system comprises a controller, a wireless interface coupled with the...
Method of distributing multiple spanning tree protocol configuration
A system and method of distributing a Multiple Spanning Tree Protocol (MSTP) configuration to at least one Ethernet switch. The method comprises assigning an...
Portable computer docking station
A portable computer docking station comprises a cradle coupled to a docking base where the cradle is adapted to receive a portable computer. The docking station...
Video conferencing system
A video conferencing system includes a camera and a display within a room. The camera is directed towards participants in a foreground against a background. The...
Context driven navigation mechanism
A computing navigation mechanism includes a scroll wheel integrated below a keyboard layout for navigation of applications displayed on a computer screen. In...
Internal diversity antenna architecture
Various embodiments of an internal diversity antenna architecture are described. In one embodiment, a wireless device may include a housing enclosing a printed...
Multiple power supply control
Apparatus and methods are provided. A system includes two or more power supplies receiving electrical energy from respective independent sources. One of the...
Method, apparatus, and system for securing data on a removable memory
A method, apparatus, and system for securing data on a removable memory device, which is removably coupled to and accessible by a computing apparatus, are...
Methods and systems for laser processing
The described embodiments relate to slotted substrates. One exemplary method forms a feature into a substrate, at least in part, by directing a laser beam at...
Embodiments of a biodegradable absorbent material in a permeable membrane are disclosed.
Evaluating performance of software application
A method of evaluating software application performance includes receiving, in an evaluation module in a computer system and from an application program: 1) a...
Method and system for data speculation on multicore systems
The method and system for data speculation of multicore systems are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes dynamically determining whether a current...
System and method for improved snapclone performance in a virtualized
A system and method of creating a snapclone for on-line point-in-time complete backup in a virtualized storage system is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method...
Restoring data to a point in a continuum of input/output operations
To restore data, substantially continuous recording of input/output (I/O) operations in a storage system is performed to provide an I/O continuum of I/O...
Data processing system and method
A data processing system and method uses metadata associated with data to be retrieved from storage to identify further data to be retrieve at least a portion...
Apparatus, and associated method, for assessing viability of communication
system arrangement transformation
Apparatus, and an associated method, for determining viability of transformation of a conventional computer system arrangement into a virtualized arrangement. A...
Change collision calculation system and method
A method of performing a change collision calculation and corresponding system are described. The method comprises: determining a collision information change...
Methods and systems for ascertaining web cutting locations
In one embodiment, a method comprises storing information in a database that describes cutting locations on a web upon which multiple images are printed;...
Methodology to program sensors into collaborative sensing groups
Embodiments of the invention employ a distributed algorithm to enable sensor nodes in a sensor network to adaptively self-configure into sensor clusters to...
Current source driver for common ground signal interface
A mobile computing device comprises a housing, a memory, a first current source driver, an audio interface and a processing circuit. The housing is configured...
Object tagging system and method
A method of indexing information stored on a portable electronic device. The method includes receiving an association signal by the portable electronic device...
Apparatus and method for image and print blanket enhancement
Apparatus and methods for improving print quality and print blanket life in liquid electrostatic printing, for example, forming a first toner image on an image...