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Physical object with memory tag and apparatus for use with such objects
A physical object includes a base medium, such as a paper sheet, and a memory tag embedded in it or attached to it. The memory tag stores at least one...
Embodiments of determining power to be supplied to the load using an expected voltage decrease that would result from supplying power to the load are disclosed.
Method and apparatus for improving the accuracy of atrial fibrillation
detection in lossy data systems
An apparatus and a method for detecting cardiac atrial fibrillation events in an EKG signal. The method comprises the steps of detecting a portion of an EKG...
Method and system for offset estimation and alignment
A method for determining an offset vector. The method includes obtaining an image of a first feature. An image of a second feature is also obtained. Also, a...
Striping data over transmission channels
Data is striped over transmission channels having limited bandwidths and variable delays. Data to be striped over the channels is accessed. An expiration time of...
Method and mechanism for identifying an unmanaged switch in a network
An exemplary method for managing a network includes accessing information associated with a managed switch in the network, querying an external data source, and...
Storage device with pulsed motor torque
A system and method for overcoming adhesion between media and a surface of a storage device in contact with the media. A storage device comprises a media...
Light modulator with tunable optical state
An electronic light modulator device for at least partially displaying a pixel of an image, the device comprising first and second reflectors defining an optical...
Facilitating surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy
An apparatus and related methods for facilitating surface-enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS) are described along with methods for fabricating the apparatus. For...
One embodiment of a display system includes a control module that controls a position of an adjustable neutral density filter based on a calculated filter...
Virtual shadow for physical object placed on surface
The placement of a physical object at a location on a surface is detected. A virtual shadow for the physical object is displayed at the location on the surface.
In various embodiments, a display device can include a number of pixel cells and a number of receptor cells. Each receptor cell can be coupled to a group of...
Embodiments of a resistor are disclosed.
Defining electrode regions of electroluminescent panel
An electroluminescent panel includes a partial electroluminescent panel base, a layer of electrically isolated conductive areas next to the partial...
Semiconductor package with getter formed over an irregular structure
A semiconductor package includes a substrate having a first surface portion in a cavity. The first surface portion includes an artificially formed grass...
Method of making a semiconductor device having a multicomponent oxide
One exemplary embodiment includes a semiconductor device. The semiconductor device can include a channel including one or more of a metal oxide including...
Microfluidic mixing assembly
A microfluidic mixing assembly includes at least first and second liquid sources, a microfluidic manifold, a first capillary valve between the first liquid...
Fuel storage devices and apparatus including the same
A fuel storage device in accordance with a present invention includes a fuel containing substance and a heater in thermal communication with the fuel containing...
Light source shining through a template on to a base
A system in at least some embodiments comprises a housing containing a processor and a base coupled and supporting the housing. The housing comprises a slot...
Drum-mounted roller spittoon system and method
Various embodiments of a system and method for spitting are disclosed.
Various embodiments of a storage system are disclosed.
Imaging head elevator
Various embodiments of an apparatus and method for lifting an imaging head are disclosed.
Gripper control system using a servo driven CAM and a method for use
A gripper system for controlling the loading and unloading of sheets on a cylindrical sheet guide. The gripper system comprises one or more grippers, which are...
Various embodiments of a duplexer are disclosed in which a guide directs a sheet to a first transport which continues to move the sheet in a first direction or...
Authenticating a package using noise level
In a method of authenticating a package, an origin noise level of the package is determined based upon one or more identifying characteristics, where the origin...
Refrigeration system with serial evaporators
A refrigeration system for controlling airflow around an air-cooled heat generating device includes a variable speed compressor. The refrigeration system also...
System and method for migrating virtual machines on cluster systems
In one embodiment, a method comprises executing a plurality of virtual machines on a plurality of nodes of a cluster computing system, wherein at least one...
Field-replaceable unit revision compatibility
In a computer system including a first field-programmable unit including first field-programmable unit (FPU) code, computer-implemented techniques are disclosed...
Dynamic linking of modules in a pre-operating system environment
A dynamic linking loader is provided for a pre-operating-system environment. Such a loader can provide a simple, flexible, and cost effective way for loading...
Testing a component of a distributed system
In a method for testing a component of a distributed system, a first invocation request is sent to the component, where the first invocation request includes an...
Image processing system and method
A machine-implemented image processing method includes segmenting a scene into a background scene portion and a foreground scene portion, forming a mosaic for...
Workload management for maintaining redundancy of non-data computer
A computer system takes redundancy into account when allocating hardware resources to workloads in the event of a failure of a non-data-handling component.
Method and system of determining the execution point of programs executed
in lock step
A method and system of determining the execution point of programs executed in lock step. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are computer systems...
Hard disk drive self-test system and method
A hard disk drive (HDD) self-test system comprises a basic input/output system (BIOS) configured to automatically invoke a self-test of an HDD based on a...
Parallel subword instructions for directing results to selected subword
locations of data processor result register
In the context of a microprocessor and a program, the invention provides parallel subword compare instructions that store results in a selectable intra-register...
Device and configuration method
A process for configuring a computing device to operate with a peripheral device having a configuration control and that is coupled to the computing device via a...
Method and system for configuration and management of client access to
Embodiments of the present invention provide for automated client-computer connection to NAS objects within a networked computer system. In certain embodiments...
Synthetic bridging for networks
A method of creating a synthetic bridge (100) has select data (406) logically extracted from an application layer of a first network (12A) which contains one or...
Detecting nearby devices in a network environment
In a networked environment, an inferred proximity of one or devices to another device is determined. The inferred proximity is determined, for a particular one...
Method and system for identifying network connected devices such as
A method for identifying a device such as a computer in a network includes providing a storage containing a plurality of entries, each entry corresponding to a...
Modulated signal resonators
Various embodiments and methods utilizing resonators that differently receive electromagnetic radiation from a modulated signal are disclosed.
System for high bandwidth imaging across PC chipsets and custom ASIC's
An image processing system includes at least one processor having a plurality of PCI Express channels and at least two application specific integrated circuits....
Embodiments of modifying data are disclosed.
Network buffer caching
One embodiment relates to a method of processing packets by a network stack. A first data packet is received from a client via a network, and a network buffer is...
Methods and apparatus for marking media with collimated electromagnetic
A method is provided for recording visible marks on a recording medium using an input beam generated by an electromagnetic radiation source. The method comprises...
Modular DIMM carrier and riser slot
A modular DIMM carrier and riser slot device includes a slot section having a slot configured to hold a plurality of memory device planars, a first latch...
Print job manifest
A method for providing a print job manifest includes querying a press database containing data corresponding to print jobs recorded on a web. A print job...
Printing device driver
A driver for a printing device includes a communication protocol configured to retrieve capabilities of the printing device, invocation commands for invoking the...
A display system has a device for projecting a light beam and a display. The light beam includes encoded data. The display includes light sources selectively...
Positively indicating to user whether signal has been detected on each
A method detects whether a signal is present on each of a plurality of video inputs. The method positively indicates to a user whether a signal has been detected...