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Method of preparing active ligand-modified inorganic porous coatings on
Methods of preparing media sheets for inkjet printing applications are provided. In one embodiment, the media sheets can be prepared by dispersing or dissolving...
Halftone printing on an inkjet printer
An inkjet printer is used to print on media an amplitude modulated (AM) halftoning pattern where dot size is varied to create different tones. Different sized...
Advancing a media sheet along a media path
Embodiments of a method and apparatus for advancing a media sheet are shown and described in which a media sheet is urged along a media path toward a first...
Method and apparatus for detecting and responding to email based
propagation of malicious software in a trusted...
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus for detecting and responding to email based propagation of malicious software (malware) in a...
Bus technique for controlling power states of blades in a blade enclosure
A blade enclosure includes a plurality of blades, an enclosure manager processing device and a bus coupling the enclosure manager processing device to each of...
Method for automatic adjustment of timing of double data rate interface
Timing of a write and read strobes for a memory having a double data rate (DDR) interface are automatically adjusted using write-read operations. A first and a...
Gauge having a dynamically updated indicia of a value's normal range, and
methods and means to facilitate the...
In one embodiment, a computer-implemented method of indicating measurement values involves: receiving a plurality of measurement values; dynamically determining...
Computing device and methods for mobile-printing
A driver for a mobile-computing device. The driver comprises a communication interface for communicatively coupling the driver to an application executing on the...
Selective smoothing including bleed-through reduction
A group of pixels of a digital image is processed to reduce bleed-through. The processing includes generating an upper bound for each pixel of the group; and...
Digital watermark with variable location
A digital watermark in a data file occurs at multiple locations within the file. The location of each digital watermark, other than a first digital watermark, is...
Determining highest workloads for nodes in an overlay network
Nodes in a network are operable to provide an information service. A set of the nodes having a highest workload are identified by routing a list of workloads for...
One embodiment relates to a method by a switch of tracing a broadcast path from the switch through a group of switches. A broadcast traceroute packet is issued...
Calibration of lens position in an optical disc drive
Disclosed are various systems, methods, and programs embodied in a computer readable medium for calibration of a lens position in an optical disc drive. In one...
Colour display device and method of manufacture
A color display device comprises: a first display substrate (13) and a second display substrate (18), said substrates being spaced apart and opposed to each...
Providing information in a multi-screen device
A method of displaying information in an information display device may include retrieving an information file from storage media accessible from an information...
Data storage means
Apparatus in accordance with at least one embodiment of the present invention includes a data storage cartridge and/or a receiver configured to receive the...
Removable front panel for a computer hardware chassis
A front panel that can be removed from and installed onto a computer hardware chassis. A computer system housing includes a chassis and a removable front panel...
Method and apparatus for thread scheduling on multiple processors
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method of distributing threads to processors of a multiprocessor computer system. Prior to assigning a thread at a current...
Kernel module interface dependencies
A method, and a corresponding mechanism, are used for resolving interface dependencies in kernel modules during an operating system (O/S) update. The method...
Constrained document layout
A description of document elements to be laid out on a page, include two or more hierarchical levels. Each document element is placed at one of the hierarchical...
Method and system for monitoring network health
A method and system for monitoring a characteristic relating to real-time network health are described. The method includes detecting a functionality attribute...
Determining power consumption in IT networks
A method is provided of determining total electric power consumption of a managed IT network including network devices having a management-addressable address....
User-configurable power architecture with hot-pluggable power modules
A power management system for use in a power-consuming system is disclosed. The system comprises one or more power module bays each adapted to have a power...
Devices, systems, and methods for secure download of data
A secure content receiver includes a processing unit operable to request a data file from a remote device, to provide a first encryption key to the remote...
Method and apparatus for identifying a voice caller
A voice call system and a method and apparatus for identifying a voice caller are disclosed. The system includes a call originator apparatus 10 and a called...
Method for improving inline compression bandwidth for high speed buses
A method for inline bus data compression and decompression is disclosed. In one embodiment, data is selected for transfer via a data bus, the data is divided...
Unit time synchronization techniques in a manufacturing environment
Embodiments of the present disclosure provide systems and methods for synchronizing computer time in a computer manufacturing environment. Briefly described, in...
Method and system for clustering data streams for a virtual environment
A method for clustering data streams. Specifically, one embodiment of the present invention discloses a method for clustering data streams for use in a virtual...
System and method for determining difficulty measures for training cases
used in developing a solution to a problem
An approach for solving a problem involves modifying difficulty measures of training cases used to develop candidate solutions. A set of candidate solutions and...
System and method for allocating resources in a distributed computational
system using proportional share auctions
Embodiments of the present invention relate to a system and method for allocating resources in a distributed computational system. Embodiments of the present...
Method and apparatus for calculating a focus metric
A method comprises receiving a focusing image and shifting the focusing image to obtain a shifted focusing image. In the method, a focus metric of the focusing...
System and method for correcting image vignetting
A method of correcting vignetting in an image. The image includes a plurality of pixels, each pixel having an intensity. The image is flattened by adjusting the...
Imaging systems, articles of manufacture, and imaging methods
Imaging systems, articles of manufacture, and imaging methods are described according to aspects of the disclosure. According to one embodiment, an imaging...
System for providing support for an electronic device
A support system is provided by which a support agent (10) can assist a user (12) to resolve a problem with a device (14). The support service provides a...
Method and apparatus for updating sequences in a bitstream
A method and apparatus for updating sequence fields in a bitstream subsequent to bitstream segment drops is provided. Each sequence has a sequence field with a...
Communication data method and system for voice applications excecutable by
A communication system includes a data base storing voice applications corresponding to programs executable by user equipment and user profiles. The voice...
Self-sensing active-damping voice coil
A control circuit creates a self-sensing active-damping voice coil. The control circuit includes a current sensor coupled to a voice coil. A first filter is...
Liquid crystal alignment
A liquid crystal device comprises a first cell wall and a second cell wall enclosing a layer of liquid crystal material. The device has electrodes for applying...
Reflective color display device with selective reflector directly coupled
to outside surface of cell wall of...
A reflective colour display device comprising a display element including two opposed cell walls enclosing a layer of an electro-optic material, each cell wall...
An attention detection system comprises a portable attention detection module for receiving attention clues of a host person. The attention clues are generated...
DC-based data center power architecture
A DC-based power system including: an AC power distribution system for providing AC power to a first node and a second node; a first converting system coupled to...
Field-effect-transistor multiplexing/demultiplexing architectures
This disclosure relates to field-effect-transistor (FET) multiplexing/demultiplexing architectures and methods for fabricating them. One of these FET...
System and a method for manufacturing an electrolyte using
A method for manufacturing an electrolyte includes coupling a substrate to a charged electrode and electrodepositing a polymeric electrolyte on the substrate.
Systems including replaceable fuel cell apparatus and methods of using
replaceable fuel cell apparatus
A system in accordance with a present invention includes a host device and a fuel cell apparatus with an information storage device. A method of operating a host...
Ink-jet ink formulations containing imidazole
An ink for use in combination with an ink-jet printer comprises a mixture including a colorant, a liquid vehicle comprising 1,6-hexanediol and 1,5-pentanediol in...
Portable projection gaming system
A handheld projection gaming system includes a projection gaming device having a control portion and a projector portion, and an external user input device. The...
Transmitting data across firewalls
Systems and methods for transmitting data across a firewall are described. A representative method includes: receiving a request to transmit data to a...
Utility, method and device providing vector images that may be updated to
reflect the physical states of...
In one embodiment, in response to receiving an image request, a computer-implemented method 1) retrieves a vector image from a device that is a target of the...
Method and apparatus for calculating checksums
A method for calculating checksums includes calculating a first checksum based at least in part on a first block of data, and calculating a partial checksum...