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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...
Reliable datagram via independent source destination resources
A method includes producing units of work with at least one source application instance (AI) at a source device and consuming units of work with at least one...
System and method for servicing inquiry commands about target devices in
storage area network
Inquiry data received from sequential target devices is stored in a cache memory. In one embodiment, the cache memory is coupled to a router. In one embodiment,...
Policy enforcement and access control for distributed networked services
Apparatus for controlling cross-organizational access by end users associated with a plurality of organizations to one or more distributed object services...
Computer-implemented method for compressing representation of binary
One embodiment relates to an automated method for compressing an n-partite representation of an access control list or other binary relation. A first joining...
Compressed data structure for extracted changes to a database and method
of generating the data structure
A method of identifying and storing data changes of a first compressed database compared with a previous compressed database and updating a second compressed...
Methods of returning merchandise purchased by a customer from a vendor,
computer implemented methods performed...
A currency distribution system and method. In accordance with the invention, a first transaction is facilitated by which currency is transferred electronically...
Method and system of sending an audio stream and a data stream
A method and system of sending an audio stream and a data stream over a data network. Some of the illustrative embodiments may be a method comprising sending an...
Marked packet forwarding
A network, network devices, and methods are described for marked packet forwarding. A network device includes a network chip having a number of network ports for...
System and method for improving multi-node processing
In one embodiment there is shown a method for improving multi-node processing, the method operable in a system having multi-node resources distributed across a...
Method of controlling data transfers between nodes in a computer system
A method for controlling data transfers through a computer system is provided. First information is transferred to a first node of the computer system regarding...
Thermal mitigation device and method
An exemplary thermal protection system includes a body having a first surface, at least one stationary thermal member disposed at least partially proximate the...
System and method for cooling an electronic device
A system for cooling an electronic device having a heat-generating component includes a passive cooling device having a cooling ability designed to expire after...
According to one embodiment, a data center comprises a first data center section comprising one or more equipment element elements. Each computer element has one...
Methods, apparatus and software for printing location pattern and printed
A print control system adapted to control a digital printer having a first machine-readable ink of a first colour and a second ink that is not machine readable...
Compression of image regions according to graphics command type
A method according to the invention conserves host system resources by compressing an image region according to the type of graphics command used to generate or...
Microcontroller for controlling an actuator
A microcontroller for controlling an actuator includes a single wire controller configured to receive data and power from a base station through a single wire...
Extensible three dimensional circuit
An extensible three dimensional circuit includes an access layer and crossbar arrays overlying the access layer. The crossbar arrays are formed from tiled...
Porous inkjet printing substrate containing polymer-grafted mineral oxides
The invention relates to the discovery that pre-treating mineral oxide particles with a silylated polymeric coupling agent prior to suspending the particles in a...
Apparatus state determination method and system
In a method for determining a state of an apparatus, detected temperatures are received from a plurality of sensors and are compared to at least one preset...