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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...
Enabling and disabling cache in storage systems
Embodiments include methods, apparatus, and systems for enabling and disabling cache in storage systems. One embodiment includes a method that changes a time...
Critical resource management
In one embodiment, a method of managing critical resource usage in a storage network comprises receiving, in a storage controller, an input/output operation...
Relocatable virtual port for accessing external storage
The present invention provides for relocatable virtual ports for accessing external storage.
Method and system for performing load balancing across control planes in a
A system and method analyzes resource usage within a utility data center (UDC) and recommends options to maximize efficient usage of these resources....
Method and system of copying a memory area between processor elements for
A method and system of copying a memory area between processor elements for lock-step execution. At least some of the illustrative embodiments may be a method...
Method and system to determine if a composite service level agreement
(SLA) can be met
A method and system for determining whether a composite service level agreement (SLA) may be met. An exemplary method comprises calculating a baseline metric...
Removable speaker arrangement
An exemplary embodiment of the invention includes removable speaker arrangements. A speaker structure is pivotally mounted with a first base such that the...
Guide apparatus, guide system, and guide method
A guide apparatus 50 according to the present invention is provided with a service information DB 30d storing service information containing a service providing...
Method for playing contents using master and slave optical disc
Various disc enhancement systems and methods are disclosed. In some embodiments, methods comprise retrieving information from a master optical disc; retrieving...
Heat transfer systems and methods
A heat transfer system is provided. The system includes a heat sink disposed proximate a first circuit. An air mover is adapted to provide airflow, and at least...
Constructing substantially equal-width pixel bar charts to enable visual
A graphical production system produces pixel bar charts, in various embodiments. In an embodiment, a pixel bar chart is constructed that may include multiple...
Microfluidic system utilizing thin-film layers to route fluid
Systems, including apparatus and methods, for microfluidic processing and/or analysis of samples. The systems include a microfluidic device having a substrate...