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Sheet media input system
The present invention provides a removable input tray to be used in an image forming device, such as a printer. The input tray includes a front wall with a...
Sheet feed method and apparatus including pivotally mounted pick arm
Various embodiments of a sheet feed apparatus for an electronic device are disclosed. The sheet feed apparatus includes a mount pick arm that pivotally moves...
Method for making a pharmaceutically active ingredient abuse-prevention
A method of making a pharmaceutically active ingredient abuse-prevention device includes providing a pharmaceutically active ingredient and providing an...
Determining a speed of media
In one embodiment, a method includes applying at least one invisible mark to media, sensing the at least one invisible mark with separate sensors, and...
Method and apparatus for allocating resources to applications using a
linearized objective function
A method, system, and apparatus is disclosed for allocating resources to applications. Available resources of a networked computing system may be determined. For...
Hierarchical dataset dashboard view
Receiving a hierarchical dataset including child data items that depend directly or indirectly from one or more parent data items. Processing the hierarchical...
System and method of using a transactional unit comprised of transactional
An exemplary method comprises receiving an identifier of a transactional unit along with parameters for the transactional unit. The transactional unit includes...
Method for offloading encryption and decryption of a message received at a
message server to remote end devices
A method for offloading encryption and decryption of a message received at a message server to one or more end devices that are remote from the message server....
Methods and systems for configuring computers
A system is provided, the system includes a base computer having operating system (OS) settings and Basic Input/Output System (BIOS) settings. The system also...
Method of controlling access to computing resource within shared computing
An embodiment of a method of controlling access to a computing resource within a shared computing environment begins with a first step of determining a plurality...
Graphics processor in a docking station
A system that includes a docking station comprising a graphics processor and a transceiver. The system also includes a computer comprising a display. The...
Determination of a state of flow through or a cut of a parameterized
Provided are techniques for determining a state of flow through, or a cut of, a network in which some the capacities of at least some of the conduits are...
Selecting nodes close to another node in a network using location
information for the nodes
A network includes a plurality of nodes. A set of candidate nodes from the plurality of nodes is selected based on location information for the candidate nodes...
System and method of controlling multiple computer platforms
A system and method are provided for controlling multiple computer platforms. The method can include the operation of storing command line tasks in a database....
According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method of identifying a document in a support automation system in response to receiving...
Methods of reading and writing data
An embodiment of a method of writing data includes issuing write messages to a replica set of storage devices. Write confirmations are received from at least a...
Method of distributing
A method for a first organization to do business including entering into a contractual relationship with a second organization to deliver products and services...
Fortuitous combinations of ad-hoc available sets of different electronic
devices to respond to user jobs
A computer-implemented method for selecting a combination of devices from a plurality of available devices, each device having service description information...
Feature-aware image defect removal
Provided are systems, methods and techniques which use local image properties to determine which potential defects in an image should be corrected. In one...
Component retention with distributed compression
A retention assembly comprises a hinged load plate configured for rotational closure over a component and compression of a pre-compressed spring that distributes...
Computer stylus with integrated memory
A computer stylus comprises at least one memory element for storing data therein.
Power distribution system utilizing redundant AC sources or DC sources
A power distribution system includes a plurality of loads and a plurality of power sources. The power distribution system also includes an interconnect...
Electronic package with compliant electrically-conductive ball
An electronic device comprises a device substrate, a plurality of compliant electrically-conductive balls, and a plurality of solder joints that couple the...
Electrostatic aerosol control
In one embodiment, an aerosol trap for an inkjet printer includes a conductor at least partially surrounding ink ejection nozzles such that, when the conductor...
Media binder systems with datum stops for registering physical media
Media binder systems with datum stops for registering physical media sheets are described. A media binder system that includes a cover, a binding system, and a...
Method of hashing address space to storage servers
An embodiment of a method of hashing an address space to a plurality of storage servers begins with a first step of dividing the address space by a number of the...
System and method for providing, by a plurality of schedulers,
differentiated service to consumers of...
One embodiment of the present invention provides a method comprising assigning a first weight to a first consumer and a second weight to a second consumer. The...
Clock source selection for modular computer system as a function of modulo
A computer system provides for connecting consecutively positioned modules to operate collectively as server. Each module calculates a modulo difference between...
Measuring AC power consumption using choke with inductive power sensor
An electrical device includes a choke with a sensor inductor in addition to inductors used for supplying AC power.
Making a storage device unusable until a request is provided to recover an
operating system or system firmware
A system comprises a storage device comprising code that is executable to cause recovery of at least one of an operating system and system firmware. Logic...
Method and apparatus for automatic and secure distribution of a symmetric
key security credential in a utility...
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus for automatic, secure, and confidential distribution of a symmetric key security credential in a...
Remote computer operating system upgrade
Methods of upgrading a kernel image of a remote computer are described. The method comprises, during a first connection between an update computer and a remote...
Semi-persistent relocatable ram-based virtual floppy disk method
The invention is a method and related structure for providing operating system drivers during installation of the operating system, where those operating system...
Mass storage system with user interface
A mass storage system usable with a storage device is described. The mass storage system includes a housing, a device interface, a user interface, a controller,...
Method of satisfying a demand on a network for a network resource
A demand on a server farm or local area network for a farm or network resource is satisfied. The farm or network has a demand director server, a first resource...
Methods and systems for sharing remote access
In one embodiment, a first client device establishes a remote session between a remote computing device and the first client device. One or more subsequent...
System and methods for monitoring application server performance
A monitoring system monitors the amount of time spent by specific application components, such as Java components, during execution of specific web site...
Method and system for peer to peer common channel collaboration
A method and system for peer to peer common channel collaboration. The method includes exchanging collaboration messages between a plurality of proxies. The...
Generation of cost or price quotations
Provided are systems, methods and techniques for, among other things, generating a master price quotation. In one representative embodiment, a representative...
Dynamic prioritization of activities
A system comprises a first store of process instance data, a second store of data including predictions and statistics respectively corresponding to the process...
Customer profiling apparatus for conducting customer behavior pattern
analysis, and method for comparing...
A customer profiling apparatus is provided for conducting customer behavior pattern analysis. The apparatus includes processing circuitry, a data warehouse, a...
System and method for accessing a wireless network
A method for accessing a wireless network comprises detecting at least one wireless network within which a wireless device is located while the wireless device...
Routing key interpreter
A method of providing a routing key interpreter for a signalling gateway, the method comprising the steps of generating an input file comprising a plurality of...
Sharing of host bus adapter context
A system comprises a first host bus adapter (HBA) that uses a first context to facilitate the transmission of packets through a logical connection through the...
Cell board interconnection architecture
According to at least one embodiment, a cell board interconnection architecture comprises an interconnection structure for interconnecting a plurality of cell...
Heatsinks and a spring in a baffle slot between adjacent components
A baffle has a slot, with the slot positioned between first and second adjacent components when the baffle is installed above the components. A pair of heatsinks...
Laser line generator
A laser beam emission is collimated by optics. The collimated beam is shaped into an expanding planar laser beam by line generator optics. The expanding planar...
Alternative to pre-printed special forms
A system and method allowing pre-printed forms to print onto plain paper and also for converting a pre-printed form type system into a plain paper system. The...
System and methods for administering bioactive compositions
Bioactive agents are dosed by a jet dispenser using inkjet technology, such as that used in printing devices. A controller may control delivery of one or more...
Method and apparatus for finishing sheets for a bound document
A method of finishing a plurality of sheets for a bound document. The method comprises accumulating a stack of sheets at a first position, scoring the sheets at...