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Method of installing circuit board component
A circuit board component installation tool includes a tool head having a surface receptive of a press; a seating member connected to the tool head and receptive...
Parallel data network billing and collection system
A billing and collection system comprising an access management computer for enabling payment for a service provided over a data network to be made for a...
Data transfer protocol for data replication between multiple pairs of
storage controllers on a san fabric
A system for communicating between two devices in a network in which a semi-persistent tunnel is established between the two devices in advance of data...
Electronic device network supporting compression and decompression in
Disclosed herein is an electronic device network including a plurality of electronic devices. The electronic devices may each have update agents capable of...
Allocating resources in a system having multiple tiers
To perform resource allocation in a system having plural tiers, one of plural resource allocation algorithms is selected in response to determining, based on one...
Hardcopy output engine configuration apparatus and method
A method of configuring a hard copy output engine includes receiving an electronic message including configuration data and configuring the hard copy output...
Prioritizing service degradation incidents based on business objectives
Embodiments of the present invention pertain to prioritizing services based on business objectives is described. According to one embodiment, a probability of a...
Scanning a media stack
An apparatus includes a tray, a sensor, and a transport mechanism. The tray holds a media stack. The transport mechanism moves the tray past the sensor to scan a...
Methods, systems, and devices are provided for controlling the power level of voice signal streams. A gain controller embodiment includes a measurement module, a...
System and method for call center dialog management
A system and method for call center dialog management is disclosed. The method discloses: presenting a contact with a first call center dialog segment having a...
A method of communicating information between an intermediate element and a source element in a message-based communications system is provided where request and...
Communications infrastructure for content delivery using edge servers
A communications infrastructure, such as a public land mobile network (PLMN) complying with the GPRS standards, is described comprising at least a local support...
Media access control (MAC) address management system and method
A media access control (MAC) address management system, comprises logic configured to generate a MAC address for at least one network device of a computing...
Reducing motion blur from an image
A method for reducing blur from an image is described. The method includes accessing a blurred image, wherein the blurred image has a width and a length that can...
Proxy device to packetize data to send to a wireless network
A data transmission system includes: a data generation device generating data in each time slot; a wireless access device; a proxy device interconnecting the...
Fluid moving device having a fail-safe operation
In a method for operating a fluid moving device, the fluid moving device is operated under one of a local mode where the fluid moving device operates...
Tracing information flow using a signature
To perform information tracing, at least one signature to be traced is received. It is detected that a first process causes data to be provided to at least one...
System and apparatus for managing personal and work-related matters
A family management system provides a family manager with family-related and work-related information. This information may be provided to the family manager in...
Utility, method and device providing vector images that may be formatted
for display in different locales
In one embodiment, in response to receiving an image request, a computer-implemented method: 1) retrieves a vector image from a device that is a target of the...
Electronic device with flexible processing system
An electronic device comprising a host module and a wireless module each comprising a processing unit, wherein the electronic device is configurable to be...
Fingerprint reader remotely resetting system and method
A fingerprint reader resetting method comprising enabling an electronic device to accept a reset command for a fingerprint reader in response to a physical...
System and method for saving dump data of a client in a network
A system and method for saving memory dump data from an operating system of a client in a network. The method includes configuring the client to allocate client...
Rapid access to data on a powered down personal computer
The disclosed embodiments provide rapid access to information stored on a personal computing device even though the personal computing device is powered off or...
Centralized billing credit system utilizing a predetermined unit of usage
Disclosed is an electronic transaction recording system for accumulating data from printer devices comprising a mobile access unit containing content which is to...
Diagnostic apparatus and method
Provided is a diagnostic apparatus easily applied to diagnosis of a small lot product, etc. When measurement data on a measurement object is inputted...
Mobile communication device and method for controlling component
activation based on sensed motion
A mobile communication device in accordance with an exemplary embodiment comprises a transceiver, a motion sensor, and logic. The transceiver is configured to...
Electronic device network employing provisioning techniques to update
firmware and/or software in electronic...
Disclosed herein is a network for managing one of a firmware update service option and a software update service option in electronic devices such as, for...
System and method for configuring a wireless module power limit
A system for configuring a wireless module power limit comprises a wireless module having a control module configured to automatically select a power limit...
Space-time-power scheduling for wireless networks
A technique is disclosed to schedule frame transmissions in a wireless local area network. The network includes a plurality of stations configured to communicate...
Method and system for providing telecommunication subscriber services
without provisioning or maintenance
An intelligent router takes the place of a conventional SCCP relay in a wireless network. The intelligent router automatically provisions and updates subscriber...
One embodiment disclosed relates to a switching system. The switching system includes first, second, and third sets of switches. The first set of switches is...
Portable computing device for wireless communications and method of
In one embodiment of the present invention, a portable computing device for wireless communications comprises a first network interface for communicating with a...
System and method for broadcast pruning in Ethernet based provider
A system and method for delivering multicast/broadcast data frames, originating in a service virtual local area network (S-VLAN), to a plurality of locations on...
Integrated handheld data processing device having a sliding form factor
A handheld data processing device having three functional components assembled in a sliding configuration. A processor module is mechanically coupled to two...
Method and apparatus for localization of configurable devices
A localization method for setting the locale of a configurable device is presented. The first portion of the localization transmits localization selections for a...
Sensing system and method of making the same
A sensing system includes a nanowire, a passivation layer established on at least a portion of the nanowire, and a barrier layer established on the passivation...
Structure having nanoapertures
A structure includes a film having a plurality of nanoapertures. The nanoapertures are configured to allow the transmission of a predetermined subwavelength of...
Waste ink collection system
An ink collection system includes at least one target surface and a fluid supply system in communication with the at least one target surface. The fluid supply...
Printed substrate having embedded covert information
A method for embedding covert information on a printed substrate is provided. The method can include the steps of printing overt indicia on a substrate and...
Cable spool for carrying connectivity cables for mobile computing devices
Automated immune response for a computer
Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with making an automated immune response on a computer that may be infected with a malicious...
Performance of a service on a computing platform
A method of performing a service for a requestor on a computing platform includes the requestor providing to the computing platform a specification of the...
Flexible operating system operable as either native or as virtualized
According to at least one embodiment, a flexible operating system comprises operability for executing in a first manner as a native operating system on a...
Handling caught exceptions
Embodiments of the invention relate to exceptions. In a Java embodiment, if the count of a program statement that causes the exception reaches a threshold, then...
Correcting a target address in parallel with determining whether the
target address was received in error
As disclosed herein, an interface for a device adapted to couple to an interconnect may comprise decode and error check logic and a plurality of decode logic...
Use of operational configuration parameters to predict system failures
The use of operational configuration parameters to predict digital system failures is described herein. At least some illustrative embodiments include a method...
Tamper-evident data management
A tamper-evident data management system uses public-private digital signature keys to control use of data and to ensure the fidelity of data that is stored on a...
System and method for writing data and a time value to an addressable unit
of a removable storage medium
A system (and associated method) comprises a storage drive and a central processing unit ("CPU"). The storage drive is adapted to accommodate a removable storage...
Infrastructure by contract
One embodiment in accordance with the invention is a method that can include generating a repository of computing system architecture designs. An offer can be...
Reducing vibration in an electronic system
In a method for reducing vibration in an electronic system, at least one component of interest that is subject to vibration is identified, at least one component...