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Portable database system
An improved method of storing databases in a portable computer is provided to reduce and optimize storage space required while ensuring accessibility to...
An apparatus in a first device of an association of devices includes a processor configured to: communicate with a storage device storing segments of a...
Virtualization of a parition based on addresses of an I/O adapter within
an external emulation unit
Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with external virtualization are described. One exemplary system embodiment includes an emulation...
Tracking usage of a functional unit
An image forming system for receiving an identification signal from a first identification tag, identifying a user associated with the first identification...
Method, apparatus and system for data block rearrangement for LZ data
A technique for rearranging an input data stream for LZ data compression system to achieve a higher data compression. In one example embodiment, this is achieved...
Multiple layer alignment sensing
Using an imaging system in relation to a plurality of material layers is described, the material layers being separated by a distance greater than a depth of...
Method and system of network communication receive load balancing
A method and system of network communication receive load balancing. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising determining...
Apparatus for inexpensive mezzanine-type card board-to-board connector
blind mate alignment system using...
An alignment system for a mezzanine-type printed circuit board is provided. The alignment system includes tab portions formed from the insulating material of the...
Independent thresholds for power supply control circuitry
A system may comprise a control system that controls a state of a switch network, the control system having first and second thresholds that determine the state...
Polyurethane with fluoro-diols suitable for ink-jet printing
The present invention is drawn toward ink-jet inks, coating compositions, methods of printing durable images, and fluoro-diol-modified polyurethanes. The ink-jet...
Fluid ejection device with data signal latch circuitry
A fluid ejection device includes a first fire line, a second fire line, data lines, latch circuitry, first drop generators, and second drop generators. The first...
Sensing of fluid ejected by drop-on-demand nozzles
Various apparatus and methods relating to determining a quantity measurement of fluid ejected by drop-on-demand nozzles and modifying the ejection parameters...
Method for printing on a print media
In a method for printing on a print media using nozzles in a printhead, it is determined as to whether one or more of the nozzles are out. In response to the one...
Upgradeable, modular data center cooling apparatus
A data center is configured using alternating rows of racks containing heat-generating electronic devices and air conditioners. Fluid, such as water or a...
Automated user interaction in application assessment
Various embodiments of systems, methods, software tools, etc. for performing an assessment of an application are provided. One embodiment comprises a method for...
Network fault pattern analyzer
Network state information and network topology information associated with a network is retrieved and transformed using a meta-language. The transformed data is...
Power consumption management among compute nodes
In a method for managing power consumption among compute nodes having respective power components, an increase in the power utilization of a first compute node...
Method and apparatus for providing updated system locality information
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus to collect and dynamically update system locality information during runtime. In one method...
Storage-system-portion sufficiency determination
A method, for determining sufficiency of a given set of portions included within a storage system (SS) to accommodate one or more flows of data anticipated as...
Transactional shared memory system and method of control
A transactional shared memory system has a plurality of discrete application nodes; a plurality of discrete memory nodes; a network interconnecting the...
Method and system for managing fragmented information packets in a
A method and system are disclosed for managing fragmented information packets in a computer network. In accordance with exemplary embodiments of the present...
Method and system for implementing storage strategies of a file
autonomously of a user
A method and system for implementing storage strategies of a file autonomously of a user. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are methods comprising...
Cellular telephone with print preview system
In one embodiment, a print control system is provided for use in a cellular telephone. A printing logic is configured to generate printer-ready data from a...
Imaging apparatus and improved toner therefor
The invention relates to a liquid toner and imaging apparatus provided with an imaging surface having a liquid toner image formed thereon on fibrous toner...
Network resource teaming combining receive load-balancing with redundant
A computer system teams its network resources by apportioning each of the one or more network resources into one of two or more groups. The resources of each of...
Tracing discrete spiral path relative to optical disc
As an optical disc is being rotated within an optical drive, an optical mechanism of the optical drive traces a discrete spiral path relative to the optical...
A computing device includes a baseboard, a memory coupled to the baseboard, an input/output coupled to the baseboard and a processor system coupled to the...
Scanning method and system
In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, an image capture device comprises a first scanning module operable to scan a first side of an object...
A detector for detecting the presence of a memory tag, the detector comprising a radio frequency source operable to generate a radio frequency signal and a...
Adjusting an output voltage of a converter based on current consumption
A system includes a converter to convert an input voltage to an output voltage, where the converter has an adjustment input. The system further includes a...
Embodiments of voltage monitoring are disclosed.
System for distributing AC power within an equipment rack
A system comprises a first equipment rack, a power distribution unit (PDU) and a plurality of rack connectors. The PDU is mounted in the first equipment rack and...
Optical detection for low optical density web
Apparatus for buffering of a web feed system using feedback based on the amount, or extent, of loop of the web within a buffering module. The extent of the loop...
Computational music-tempo estimation
Various method and system embodiments of the present invention are directed to computational estimation of a tempo for a digitally encoded musical selection. In...
Multi-cell fuel cell layer and system
A fuel cell layer includes a substrate, an array of fuel cells each having an anode, a cathode, and an electrolyte disposed on the substrate, conductors...
Method of improving color quality in an object produced by solid freeform
A method for improving color quality in an object created by a solid freeform fabrication system keeps a colorant in an ejected material near a surface of the...
Electroluminescent panel with inkjet-printed electrode regions
An electroluminescent panel includes a partial electroluminescent panel base and one or more electrode regions. The electrode regions are inkjet-printed on the...
A structure has an edge configured to contact an underside of a medium along a media path. The edge extends path across a majority of a width of the media path.
Printhead-to-media spacing adjustment apparatus and method
An apparatus for adjusting the printhead-to-media spacing in an inkjet printer is disclosed. The apparatus includes a carriage rod that is fixed in position...
Determining drop weight
Embodiments of determining drop weight are disclosed.
Infrared light absorbent dye
Embodiments for use with infrared light absorbent dyes are disclosed.
Various embodiments and methods relating to lifting a printhead are disclosed.
Transfer drum and blanket fastening assembly
A blanket fastening assembly for securing an image transfer blanket to an intermediate transfer member drum of an electrostatic printer comprising a resilient...
User interface on a display device
Resource management for shared computing environment
According to an embodiment, a method of managing resources in a shared computing environment begins with a first step of receiving a resource request object from...
Update system capable of updating software across multiple FLASH chips
Disclosed herein is a mobile services network including an electronic device with an update agent that may be capable of updating firmware and application...
System with required enhancements to SyncML DM environment to support
A system for employing SyncML DM for updating firmware in mobile handsets and other devices. The system employs enhancements to SyncML DM specifications. A...
Network having customizable generators and electronic device having
customizable updating software
Disclosed herein is a network having a customizable update generator and electronic devices having customizable updating software adapted to dynamically...
Generating a configuration of a system that satisfies constraints
contained in models
To configure a system, models of corresponding components are provided, where the models contain constraints. The models specify that at least one of the...
Constraint-based albuming of graphic elements
Methods, machines, systems and machine-readable instructions for albuming graphic elements are described. In one aspect, candidate relative layouts of graphic...