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Lightpipe mounting assembly and method
A lightpipe mounting assembly comprises a panel having at least one opening extending from a front side of the panel to a rear side of the panel. The panel also...
Chemically-modified coatings for enhanced performance of ink-jet images
Ceramic pigment-based, chemically-modified porous coatings can be used for enhancing image permanence of ink-jet image printing. Specifically, a porous coated...
Flexible member having tensioning members
Several embodiments of apparatus and methods are disclosed. One or more of the disclosed example devices includes a flexible member having first and second...
Latent inkjet printing, to avoid drying and liquid-loading problems, and
provide sharper imaging
Ejected liquid forms a latent image on a charged transfer surface. In some invention aspects electrostatic charge is first applied to the surface; inkjet devices...
Inkjet inks providing improved wet smudge on porous print media
A printing system for use in inkjet printing. The printing system includes an inkjet ink having a free binder, an additional free binder, and a chemically...
Electrostatic actuator and fabrication method
In one embodiment a method of making an electrostatic actuator includes: forming a first conductor over a first substrate to form a first structure; forming a...
Fluid transfer device including a die
Embodiments of a fluid transfer device are disclosed.
Smartcard method and computer system
A method and computer system for determining the compatibility, for application to a smartcard, of smartcard personalization profiles, the respective smartcard...
A filtration tester has a scale, a collector disposed on the scale, a pump having an outlet aligned with an opening of the collector, and a force sensor...
Digital signature method and apparatus
A digital signature method and apparatus is provided in which a first party with a first public/private key pair forms an ambiguous signature on subject data...
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...