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Fan cage for computer systems
Fan cage assemblies for computer systems are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment a method may comprise providing a single-enclosure fan cage to house a...
Anti-oscillation device for a notebook display
An anti-oscillation device for a notebook display can include a clutch housing and a dampening device connected to the shaft extension. The clutch housing can...
Printing system and method
A system and method for printing on media includes a printhead assembly, a memory, and a controller. The printhead assembly is configured to make physical print...
Imaging device with burst zoom mode
A method of capturing images in an imaging device in a burst zoom operation includes zooming the imaging device from a first zoom setting to a second zoom...
Systems and methods of customizing a color palette on a digital camera
Systems and methods are disclosed for customizing a color palette on a digital camera. An exemplary method of customizing a color palette on a digital camera...
Method and apparatus for the creation of image capture device parameter
A user provides a graphical representation of a desired image capture device control parameter curve with respect to time. A digital image of the graphical...
Ink-jet media porous coatings with chemically attached active ligands
The present invention is drawn to a coated substrate for ink-jet ink printing comprising a substrate, having coated thereon, a porous coating, wherein the...
Ink sets with infrared blockers
The present invention is drawn to ink sets, methods of electronically sensing printed images, and ink-jet printing systems. In one embodiment, an ink set for...
Drop detector system and method with light collector
One aspect is a drop detection arrangement including a light source for projecting a light beam for scattering light off of an ejected drop. The arrangement...
Multiple drop weight printhead and methods of fabrication and use
A printhead includes a chamber layer and at least two orifice layers. A first orifice layer is disposed on the chamber layer, and a second orifice layer is...
Computer controller front bezel
Method and apparatus for organizing addressing elements
A method and apparatus for organizing and accessing addressing elements is herein disclosed. In many situations in use of a handheld computer, for example, it...
Model driven application framework
A system, apparatus, method and article for a modular electronic mail software architecture are described. The apparatus may include a processing sub-system...
Quality of service controller and method for a data storage system
A quality-of-service controller and related method for a data storage system. Requests for each of a plurality of storage system workloads are prioritized. The...
System and method for improving the performance of a plurality of
A system for improving the performance of a plurality of peripheral devices is disclosed. In one embodiment, the invention comprises a first peripheral device...
Engine for rendering widgets using platform-specific attributes
A widget engine renders widgets using operating system platform-specific attributes. A widget application written at least partly in platform non-specific code...
System and method of reporting error codes in an electronically controlled
A method of reporting errors in an electronically controlled device, comprises generating a first bit field representative of a severity of an internal error,...
Systems and methods for CPU repair
Systems and methods for repairing a processor are provided. In one embodiment, a method for repairing a processor is provided that includes, for example, the...
Systems and methods for managing network communications
First and second management systems are placed in active and standby modes, respectively. The first and second management systems are configured to be in...
Method of controlling the processing of data
A method of controlling the processing of data, is provided comprising defining security controls for a plurality of data items, and applying individualised...
Virtual user authentication system and method
A virtual user authentication system comprising a virtual machine manager (VMM) communicatively coupled to a user operating system (OS) and a service OS, the VMM...
Method and system for governing access to storage device on SAN
The present invention in at least some embodiments relates to improved methods and systems for governing access to SAN data storage devices (or simply "SAN...
Communication within a communication network
A web page, including clickthroughs, is cached at a location within a network intermediate a client requesting the page and the host web site for the page....
Compositional balance and color driven content retrieval
For each image in a collection of images, a respective model of visual weight in the image and a respective model of color in the image are determined. An image...
Automatically processing digital assets of a digital camera
Embodiments of the present invention provide methods, a digital camera system and a computer-readable medium for processing digital image assets of a digital...
Profile configuration for a data processing apparatus
Data processing apparatus is disclosed comprising: a sensor module configured to sense a first profile comprised of one or more attributes of an environment of...
System and method using multiple automated speech recognition engines
A system comprises a computer system comprising a central processing unit coupled to a memory and resource management application. A plurality of different...
Methods and apparatus for controlling a mobile device by using a pivoting
A mobile device that performs at least one computing application and at least one phone application. This mobile device includes a user-controllable pivoting...
Processing of mosaic digital images
A full color output image is estimated from a mosaic digital image, the output image is transformed from an original color space into a luminance/chrominance...
Security printing method and system for enhancing security printing
A security printing method includes generating a security file having a plurality of metadata fields and an information field concatenated together in an initial...
Methods and apparatus for controlling processing entities, such as
distributed signalling gateways
A method of controlling a local process that forms part of a first processing entity, where the first processing entity maintains a plurality of associations...
Digital telephone data and control signal transmission system
Techniques are disclosed for using Ethernet Layer 1 as a means for transporting audio, control, and status signals between telephones and an aggregator device in...
Stackable routers employing a routing protocol
A stack of network routers is composed of at least one (elected) master unit and one or more slave units each capable of running a routing protocol. Only the...
Filter design for colorimetric measurement
A color detector includes a light source configured to generate light with a spectrum of wavelengths; a plurality of filters in optical communication with the...
Labeling methods and apparatus using energy of two wavelengths
A method of measuring a relative darkness of an image recorded on a recording medium, comprising: applying first electromagnetic energy having a first wavelength...
User interface technique for managing an active call
A portable electronic device includes a housing, a processor supported by the housing, a memory coupled to the processor, and a communications transceiver...
Power sequencing with logic enabled regulator
A power sequencing circuit includes a PNP transistor, a first, second and third resistor, and a logic enabled regulator. A voltage is coupled at a first node to...
Transparent double-injection field-effect transistor
A double-injection field-effect transistor has an anode, a cathode, a substantially transparent channel, a substantially transparent gate insulator, and at least...
Collapsible battery holder
A battery holder comprises a collapsible frame configured to receive at least one battery, the frame couplable to an electronic device to provide power from the...
System and a method for forming a heat fusible microporous ink receptive
A system for forming a microporous ink receptive coating includes a fusible latex configured to coat a substrate, wherein the fusible latex includes a hard core...
Fluid ejection device with deflective flexible membrane
A fluid ejection device includes a substrate having a fluid channel including a fluid inlet and a fluid outlet, a flexible membrane supported by the substrate...
Purging fluid from fluid-ejection nozzles by performing spit-wipe
Fluid is purged from a plurality of fluid-ejection nozzles of a fluid-ejection mechanism. A first series of spit-wipe operations is performed. A second series of...
Media handling system and method
A media handling system for delivering media sheets to be printed from a staging location to a drum along a media path, including: at least one drive roller...
Secure remote referencing of a networked object of service
A solution for a remote service provider outside a customer's controlled network to reference an object of service (OOS) that is part of the customer's...
Interposing a virtual machine monitor and devirtualizing computer hardware
A virtual machine monitor is interposed between computer hardware and an operating system at runtime. Hardware that is already virtualized can be devirtualized...
Multi-sample read circuit having test mode of operation
A data storage device includes non-volatile memory; and a read circuit for performing multi-sample read operations on the memory during a normal mode of...
Method for changing the configuration of a media drive apparatus, computer
readable medium, and media drive...
A configuration of a media drive apparatus is stored as a plurality of configuration settings in a non volatile memory of a media drive apparatus. A removable...
DMA access systems and methods
Methods and systems for performing direct memory access (DMA) transfers are described. An invalidate queue (or other storage device) contains an entry associated...
Model-based provisioning of resources
Resources are provisioned for shared services in a resource-on-demand system. A model representing an observed state of resources in the resource-on-demand...
Correlation of web service interactions in composite web services
Method and apparatus for tracing operations of and interactions between components of a composite web service. An identifier code is generated at the initiation...