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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...
Correcting luminance non-uniformity in a tiled projection system
A method of correcting luminance non-uniformity in a tiled projection system is disclosed. The method includes projecting with a plurality of projection devices...
Method and apparatus for load-balancing in a distributed processing system
According to an embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method of routing a message to one of a plurality of available processing systems,...
Fault tolerant systems
According to one embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method of storing context information in an outgoing message sent from a node using a...
Sniffing-based network monitoring
A method is provided of monitoring a packet-switched network via which real-time data is transmitted. Data packets containing real-time data are sniffed by a...
System and method for distributed printer processing
The invention provides a system and method for the distributed processing of print jobs using multiple printer processors and centralized printing. The method...
System and method for spreading a non-periodic signal for a spatial light
A method is disclosed for spreading a non-periodic color signal sent to a spatial light modulator across a frame period. The method can include the operation of...
System and method for masking and overlaying images in multiple projector
A system and method for masking images in a multi-projector system, including: converting, using signal processors associated with at least two projectors, at...
Integrated color management
In one embodiment, a display device comprises a timing controller, a first computer readable memory medium coupled to the timing controller and comprising a...
NIR/IR curable coatings for light directed imaging
An imaging medium comprises a substrate and an imaging composition disposed on the substrate. The imaging composition comprises a matrix, a thermochromic...
System and method for marking an optical disk
A method for selectively marking a surface of an optical disk includes providing an optical disk, wherein the optical disk includes a metal, an electrolyte...
Inkjet recording medium
An image recording medium has a substrate having a hot melt extruded ink-receiving layer formed on a first side of the substrate. The ink-receiving layer...
Microfluidic centrifugation systems
A microfluidic device comprises a microfluidic coupon and a fluid reservoir associated with the microfluidic coupon. The fluid reservoir has a vented...
Handheld and/or mountable fluid-ejection device receptive to tip
containing fluid and fluid-ejection mechanism
A fluid-ejection device includes a handheld and/or mountable enclosure, a pneumatic fitting, an electrical connector, and a controller. The pneumatic fitting...
Keyboard case manufacturing system and method
Methods for forming a keyboard case are provided. A mold cavity configured to provide a keyboard case having a plurality of apertures disposed therethrough can...
Media power protection system and method
A media power protection system comprises a media controller configured to detect a type of media card coupled to a multi-card connector, and a protection...
Method and apparatus for achieving a tailored content response based upon
a product identifier coupled with a...
A method and an apparatus for achieving a tailored content response based upon a product identifier coupled with a user identifier are provided. In one method...
Power management system and method
A power management system comprises a power management module configured to determine a power draw limit for operating an electronic device by a power source,...
Data transfer device
A data transfer device for storing data to a removable data storage item, wherein data are received as records and encrypted by the data transfer device prior...