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Multiplexed voltage and current signaling
Circuitry and methods are provided. Voltage and current of an electrical load are scaled, biased and alternately sampled to derive a multiplexed signal. The...
Compound, a molecular switch employing the compound and a method of
Classes of molecules are disclosed which can, for example, be used in molecular switches. The classes of molecules include at least three segments--an electronic...
Nanowire devices and systems, light-emitting nanowires, and methods of
precisely positioning nanoparticles
A radiation-emitting device includes a nanowire that is structurally and electrically coupled to a first electrode and a second electrode. The nanowire includes...
Maleimide-containing latex dispersions
The present invention is drawn to the use of blocked maleimide monomers for the preparation of latex particles, including those having active maleimide surface...
Method for preparation of anisotropic materials
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods for manufacturing complex, anisotropic materials with desirable properties for information...
Computer device with retractable connector
A computer device comprising a connector configured to be coupled to an external device, the connector configured to be disposed flush with an opening in a...
Printhead and method of printing
A printhead having a plurality of drop generators formed on a substrate. Each drop generator includes a nozzle, and the nozzles are arranged in a dual inline...
Fluid ejection devices and methods of fabrication
A fluid ejection device includes a fluidic layer assembly mounted to a substrate, the fluidic layer assembly having a raised portion formed on a side that faces...
Method and system for dispensing liquid
A method and an apparatus for dispensing liquid are disclosed. The method includes the steps of storing one or more liquids in a thermal inkjet print head and...
Navigation button set for a computing device
Data handling apparatus and methods
A data handling apparatus (400) for a computer platform (1) using an operating system executing a process, the apparatus comprising a system call monitor (402)...
Hierarchal control system for controlling the allocation of computer
A control system for controlling the allocation of computer resources includes control plug-ins arranged in a multi-level hierarchy. A first-level control...
Method and system for automatically selecting images from among multiple
Exemplary embodiments of the present invention are directed to a method for automatically selecting images, from among multiple images, for sequential display,...
Multi-processor computer with plural boot memories
The present invention provides a controller that allows plural processor nodes to access plural boot memories concurrently.
System and method for a distributed crossbar network using a plurality of
A system and method for single hop, processor-to-processor communication in a multiprocessing system over a plurality of crossbars are disclosed. Briefly...
Identifying characteristics in sets of organized items
A system and method is provided for determining characteristics of sets of organized items.In an illustrative implementation, a first set of organized items as a...
A computer-based method of determining freight cost accruals pertaining to shipments provided by transportation providers for an ordering party having cost...
System and method for adjusting ink drying level during a printing process
A system for adjusting air supply applied to evaporate carrier liquid during a one shot process printing job, comprises at least one air supply unit, at least...
Hard imaging methods and hard imaging devices
Hard imaging methods and hard imaging devices are described. According to one embodiment, a hard imaging method includes forming a plurality of latent images,...
Optical waveguides and methods of making the same
An optical waveguide includes a silicon wafer having two opposed sides. A first notch is defined in each of the two opposed sides such that the silicon wafer...
Blend maps for rendering an image frame
A method performed by a processing system includes determining at least first and second distances between a first pixel location having a first pixel value in a...
Laser diode with a grating layer
A laser diode is provided comprising a multiple quantum well structure, a current concentrating layer having an oxide-confined aperture, a grating layer having...
Overlay network for location-independent communication between computer
A computer network system having an overlay network, which comprises of a plurality of nodes and an initiator node connected via a reference. The generalized...
Determining link costs
Embodiments of a system with a first network device and at least first and second links connecting the first network device and one or more other network devices...
Active heat sink with multiple fans
In an active heat sink, a heat sink comprises a plurality of heat sink fins and multiple fans configured in a redundant arrangement coupled to the heat sink.
Display support for a clamshell electronic device
A clamshell electronic device provided. A first hinge having a first centerline along the axis of rotation of the first hinge can be disposed on a base member. A...
Scanner with an adjustable light source for scanning opaque and
A scanner has a movable carriage, a platen that is substantially transparent to visible light overlying the carriage, and a light source physically connected to...
Image scanning without directly detecting all color channel color space
values for each image line
A scanning device includes a scanning mechanism and logic to control the scanning mechanism. A digital color representation of a hardcopy image is generated that...
Type selective and polarization selective device for Raman spectroscopy
A type and polarization selective device for Raman spectroscopy includes a set of at least two antennas and a gap at their intersection. First antenna geometry...
Track labeling on a medium
A method for labeling a plurality of tracks on a medium is disclosed. The method detects one or more contiguous blank pixels at the conclusion of a data set...
Method for placement of data for visualization of multidimensional data
sets using multiple pixel bar charts
A method for effective placement of data for visualization of multidimensional data sets using multiple pixel bar charts. Data is received comprising a plurality...
Methods of making nano-scale structures having controlled size, nanowire
structures and methods of making the...
Methods of making nanometer-scale semiconductor structures with controlled size are disclosed. Semiconductor structures that include one or more nanowires are...
System and a method for inkjet image supporting medium
An image supporting medium includes a raw base paper, and a film forming resin disposed on at least one side of the raw base paper, wherein the raw base paper is...
Porous silica coated inkjet recording material
A method of treating silica in an aqueous environment includes dispersing silica particulates in an aqueous environment to form an aqueous dispersion, reversing...
Ink jet recording sheet with photoparity
An ink jet recording sheet is provided that delivers a photoparity image when printed with ink jet printer. The recording sheet comprises a two-layer coating....
Inkjet recording media
An ink receiving substrate includes a base substrate, and an ink receptive coating formed on the base substrate. The ink receptive coating includes a binder and...
Paper with photo-feel backcoat
A method of treating paper to have a photo-feel backcoating includes preparing a mixture of a binder and polyethylene particles wherein the polyethylene...
Cluster system and method for operating cluster nodes
In one embodiment, a cluster system comprises a plurality of cluster nodes for executing a plurality of applications, and a management process for controlling...
Firmware update in electronic devices employing update agent in a flash
A controller in a removable memory card operatively coupled to an electronic device is employed by the electronic device to create a newer/updated version of...
Assisted memory system
A memory system comprises a plurality of memory storage elements, an address sparing module coupled to the plurality of memory storage elements and operable to...
Managing a power state for a peripheral
A method for managing a power state for a peripheral includes listening for activity packets communicated from one or more of a plurality of clients configured...
System for providing a trustworthy user interface
The preferred embodiment of the invention comprises a computer system which employs a trusted display processor (260), which has a trusted processor (300) and...
Consumable resource access control
A consumable resource access control unit includes a consumable resource and an authorization interface coupled to the consumable resource. The interface is...
Data security for use with a file system
An embodiment of the invention provides an apparatus and method for providing data security for use with a file system. The apparatus and method performs acts...
Method and system for achieving varying manners of memory access
A method and system for operating a computer system are disclosed. In at least some embodiments, the present invention relates to a method of operating a...
Switch providing external access to computer-system components and
Embodiments of the present invention include a switch component, incorporated within a computer system, that receives switch commands from users and that...