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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...
Bistable liquid crystal display device
A bistable nematic liquid crystal display device includes two cell walls enclosing a layer of a nematic liquid crystal material, means for applying an electric...
Composite color and method of making the same
A composite color includes a first colored ink and a second colored ink. The first colored ink exhibits a color that is different from that exhibited by the...
Projection system and methods
A projection system has a housing and a projector removably, pivotally attached to the housing. The projector can pivot relative to the housing between a first...
Display device including a spatial light modulator with plural image
A display device includes a spatial light modulator and a light generator. The spatial light modulator may have an array of modulating elements with a plurality...
Sealing component defining first, second, and third seals
A sealing component includes an elastomeric material. An exterior side surface of the elastomeric material is to define at least a first seal with a first...
Multi-carriage printing device and method
A multi-carriage printing device has a first member, a first bar mounted on the first member, and a first printer carriage mounted on the first bar. The device...
Special service station module for extra servicing
A technique for servicing an inkjet printhead on an inkjet printer including a first service module. The technique includes identifying a printhead-related...
Cooling provisioning for heat generating devices
A method for controlling cooling provisioning for heat generating devices includes correlating the heat generating devices with primary actuators, such that the...
Method of fabricating a fluid ejection device having a data storage
Methods for fabricating a printhead are described. In one embodiment, a method includes forming on a substrate using a single fabrication technique multiple...
System and method for linking user accounts to business entitlement
A system comprises a business entitlement object, a primary account associated with a first user, wherein the primary account is linked to the business...
Embedded system employing component architecture platform
Disclosed herein is a component architecture platform (CAP) framework that provides a mechanism to update firmware, drivers, and/or application software in an...
Electronic device network supporting compression and decompression in
electronic devices and update generator
Disclosed herein is an electronic device network including a plurality of electronic devices. The electronic devices may each have software adapted to update...
Matching a slideshow to an audio track
In a method for a matching a slideshow with an audio track, a slideshow is received. The slideshow comprises a timebase defining display times for slides of the...
High speed bus system that incorporates uni-directional point-to-point
An apparatus comprises a plurality of ports wherein each port is adapted to couple to a device. At least one port connects by way of first and second...
Method for creating sketches of sets to permit comparison
Provided is a method for creating sketches of sets to permit comparing set members selected from a universe. The method includes selecting a size for the sketch...
Comparing distributions of cases over groups of categories
A first distribution of cases over a first group of categories is received. A categorizer trained using a search-and-confirm technique classifies the cases into...
Determining required capacity for a resource
One or more workloads are simulated on a resource, where each of the one or more workloads represents at least one application configured to run on the resource....
System and method for efficient manufacture and update of electronic
Disclosed herein is a system and method for the efficient manufacture and update of electronic devices that is capable of pre-programming firmware/software into...
Retrieving media items to a mobile device
A user visiting a space is equipped with a mobile device in communication with a service system. Media items held by the service system are associated with...
Liquid electro-photography printing device binary ink developer having
A binary ink developer (BID) for a liquid electro-photography (LEP) printing device includes a sponge roller to absorb unused ink. The BID includes a squeezer...
Printed circuit board printing system
The invention provides a printed circuit board (PCB) printing system. In a particular embodiment, the system includes a liquid electrophotographic printing...
Methods for moderating variations in writing parameters in liquid toner
A method of maintaining at least one writing parameter within a range during printing in a liquid toner printing system, comprising: setting an acceptable range...
Photography advice based on captured image attributes and camera settings
A method for providing photography advice, such as in the use of a camera, is provided. The method includes storing image attributes associated with a plurality...
Optical waveguide ring resonator with an intracavity active element
An optical resonator, a photonic system and a method of optical resonance employ optical waveguide segments connected together with total internal reflection...
Image layout constraint generation
In a method for generating a dimensionally tractable set of image layout constraints, a selected constraint is applied to limit a dimension of a highly...
Generating and displaying spatially offset sub-frames using image data
with a portion converted to zero values
A method of displaying an image with a display device is provided. The method comprises receiving image data associated with an image, generating a set of three...
Using camera metadata to classify images into scene type classes
In one aspect, a metadata-based classification result is obtained based on metadata associated with an image. A histogram-based classification result is...
Tagging systems using energy exchange
A tagging system contains first taggants and second taggants. The taggants differ from each other so that the first taggants have a first emission spectrum and a...
Digital imaging device shutter calibration method and apparatus using
multiple exposures of a single field
The shutter of a digital imaging device may be calibrated by comparing a characteristic of two separate exposures obtained from a single field of the device's...
Elimination of modulated light effects in rolling shutter CMOS sensor
Disclosed are digital imaging devices that embody a method for eliminating modulated light effects in rolling shutter CMOS sensor images. The digital imaging...
Optimized string table loading during imaging device initialization
A method for initializing an imaging device includes executing a startup procedure to enter an image capture mode without loading any string tables for a user...
Amphoteric pigment dispersion containing ink formulations, methods of
using ink formulations, and systems using...
Ink-jet ink sets, pigment-based ink formulations, methods of printing, and methods of enhancing print quality, are disclosed. One exemplary ink-jet ink set,...
Ink-jet inks having surfactants below the critical micelle concentration
and associated methods
Compositions and methods for ink-jet printing having increased slewing decap time and reduced clogging are disclosed and described. An ink-jet ink composition...
Printing system condenser
A printing system includes an ink dispenser configured to dispense ink upon a print medium, a condenser configured to condense vapor into a condensate and a...
Various embodiments and methods relating to a kicker are disclosed.
High-availability cluster node removal and communication
One embodiment disclosed relates to a high-availability cluster apparatus having a plurality of computing nodes and a hardware interface configured to connect to...
A method of operating a supercomputer having a plurality of computing elements each connected to a fast communications link is disclosed, the method comprising...
Method and system for storing recovery related information on a computer
Methods and systems for storing recovery related information on a computer memory are described. One exemplary method comprises accessing a user input relating...
Managing access to computer components
In one embodiment a computer system comprises a user interface and a component disable module including logic to initiate boot operations, and present, on a user...
Method and system for storing self-descriptive tabular data with
alphanumeric and binary values
A method and system for storing and retrieving alphanumeric (83) and binary data values (78) includes storing in a tabular data archive (60) an open tabular...