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System for multi-profile boot selection of an embedded device
A system for multi-profile boot selection of an embedded device and method therefor are described. The system comprises a storage device reader, a processing...
Virtualization of a non-privileged instruction that behaves differently
when executed by privileged code than...
In various embodiments of the present invention, a virtual monitor can arrange to properly emulate execution of a cover instruction by operating-system code, or...
Communications bus transceiver
A computer system is disclosed that includes: a communications bus implemented in accordance with an Inter-IC bus specification; a bus controller coupled to the...
Resource entitlement control system controlling resource entitlement based
on automatic determination of a...
A control system for controlling resource entitlement for a resource compartment in a resource-on-demand system includes nested loops. An inner loop includes an...
Duration minimum and maximum circuit for performance counter
A circuit for tracking the minimum and maximum duration of an event of interest is described. The circuit is connected to a counter for counting a number of...
Method and system for predicting the outcome of an online auction
A method and related system for predicting, possibly a software program executing on a computer system, an online auction outcome for each of a plurality of...
Dynamic environmental management
A system is described herein for providing environmental management of a physical location using a sensor network having a plurality of environmental sensors and...
Printing device and method for switching between monochrome and color
A method for printing images on at least one substrate using an apparatus having a plurality of print modes, wherein at least one of the print modes is a...
Method and system for using an optical sensor array to control a labeling
A method for using an optical sensor array to control a labeling device includes scanning a surface texture of an imageable media with the optical sensor array,...
Generating and displaying spatially offset sub-frames using a sharpening
A method of displaying an image with a display device is provided. The method includes generating a first sub-frame and a second sub-frame corresponding to image...
Data input apparatus and method
An apparatus is disclosed for providing data into a template document, the template document having a number of portions for completion by a user. The apparatus...
Secure printing method to thwart counterfeiting
A method for authenticating a target item with a security code is provided. The method includes the steps of determining a first content of security information...
Storing a structure within a electronic device
An electronic device comprises a bay for receiving a storage container that stores removable objects. The bay has an interface therein. A mouse is adapted to...
Determining a media feature using a photovoltaic cell and an
electroluminescent light panel
This invention relates to an apparatus for determining a media feature, comprising: a plurality of light filters such that the filters include a media...
Image display system and method
A method of displaying an image with a display device including a plurality of display pixels includes receiving image data for the image, the image data...
Determining fluid characteristics
Characteristics of a fluid are determined, in one embodiment, by flowing the fluid (which may contain charged particles) between a plurality of electrode pairs,...
One embodiment of a color filter includes a substrate and a color filter pattern formed on the substrate, the color filter pattern including at least two,...
A dye-based ink includes a dye and a solvent. The dye-based ink has a high print quality on plain paper. The dye-based ink may have a print quality similar to...
Fluid ejection device and manufacturing method
An ink cartridge for an ink jet printer includes a substratum and a cover attached to the substratum and having an aperture provided therein. A printhead is...
Printing device locking mechanism for consumable enclosures
A user inserts one or more consumable enclosures into one or more corresponding slots of a printing device. The user engages a locking mechanism of the printing...
Calibration of a print head having multiple dies
A method, apparatus, and computer program for calibration of a printer having a printed head with multiple dies creates linearization tables that compensate for...
Defective imaging element compensation
A method for forming an image with at least one linear array of imaging elements. Defective ones of the imaging elements associated with a particular color are...
A sheet feeder has a tray for receiving one or more media sheets. An arm is configured to pivot relative to the tray. A roller is rotatably coupled to the arm. A...
Multiple resolution readable color array
A multiple resolution readable color array printed for labeling or displayed electronically achieves readable data at multiple optical resolutions. The array has...
System and method of expediting certain jobs in a computer processing
In one embodiment, jobs requiring short processing time are given preference over jobs requiring long processing time by processing to completion all jobs for...
Method and system for optional code scheduling
A method of scheduling optional instructions in a compiler targets a processor. The scheduling includes indicating a limit on the additional processor...
Method and apparatus for generating code for scheduling the execution of
Dynamic binary translators enable binaries of a source platform to execute on a target platform without recompilation. This is achieved by runtime (on-the-fly)...
Identifying noncomplying datapoints in control charts
Control limit values may be related to noncomplying points by receiving a user selection indicating one or more datapoints to be used in a control limit...
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...
Computation of processor clock frequency ratios
An embodiment of the invention provides an apparatus for computation of processor clock frequency ratios in a multi-processor system. The apparatus includes a...
Resetting multiple cells within a partition of a multiple partition
One embodiment of the invention is a method for resetting a partition of a multiple partition system, wherein the partition comprises a plurality of processors,...
Method and system to determine device criticality for hot-plugging in
The invention relates to a method for determining device criticality in a computer system comprising the steps of building a component hierarchy graph using...
Systems and methods for providing reliable multicast messaging in a
multi-node graphics system
Embodiments of the present invention are broadly directed to novel systems and methods for providing reliable multicast of data in a multi-node graphics system....
Method and apparatus for designing multi-tier systems
A system and method for selecting a preferred design for a multi-tiered architecture of components based on a set of established criteria is provided. The system...
Database modification history
A database system including an encoder module and a revision control archive module is disclosed. The encoder module receives signals representing a database...
Grid network management via automatic trend analysis of a service level
A method for managing a GRID network. The method includes performing trend analysis of a job type repeatedly processed by the GRID network to anticipate a future...
System and method for improved page composition
A system and method for page composition in a processor-controlled printing system. Formatted image data is first received to a processor, the data representing...
Image processing methods and systems
Systems and methods according to the present invention provide techniques to reliably detect edges, lines and quadrilaterals, especially those with low local...
Hardware throttling of network traffic sent to a processor based on new
In an embodiment of the invention, a method and apparatus for hardware throttling of network traffic, includes: receiving a packet; and preventing the packet...
A data communications architecture employing serializers and deserializers that reduces data communications latency. In an illustrative implementation, the data...
Optical print head using a glass arm waveguide
This invention relates to an optical mechanism comprising: an optical beam generating mechanism to generate an optical beam; and a unitary, transparent waveguide...
Card holder and bracket in computer system
In a computer system, a card holder is removably attached to a bracket to hold an add-in card in an I/O connector. The card holder is capable of being slid onto...
Color target layout
A printer is configured to print a color target that associates colors to which humans are most sensitive to color variance with areas of the color target within...
Methods and apparatus for analyzing an image
A method analyzes an image to be scanned and analyzes at least part of the image pixel-by-pixel. Elements in the image are characterized according to a perceived...
Optical disk labeling system and method
In one embodiment, a disk labeling system is configured to use calibration indicia to produce calibration data. A disk is then marked using a laser in a first...
Wireless communication system
A wireless communication system comprising a radio module. The radio module comprises a radio transceiver and an antenna electrically coupled to the radio...
Redundant clock switch circuit
A redundant clock switch circuit that includes two delay circuits and control logic is presented. The first delay circuit is configured to delay a first clock...
Apparatus for shielding electromagnetic radiation
A gasket and gasket system for diminishing electromagnetic radiation from an enclosure having two edges remote from one another. The gasket has tangs on one edge...
Electronic device fabrication
A system performs a method including contact printing one of a wetting agent and a non-wetting agent on a semiconductor and inkjet printing an electrically...
Substrate marking using encapsulated materials
Substrates, coatings and methods for marking substrates using the coatings. The substrate contains a coating of encapsulated marking materials. Capsules of the...