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Apparatus and method for use in transferring information relative to a
Plural information transfer elements transfer signals from plural magnetic tape tracks of plural tapes. Each element and track has a different non-linear...
A printing device can transmit authentication data to a client computer remotely connected to the printing device. The authentication data can be used by the...
Indirect processing of print jobs
A system for processing a print job stores the print job on a first device. A pointer is provided to a printing device, which notifies the printing device that...
Camera interface module
A camera interface module is disclosed. The camera interface module has a first connector on one side configured to couple with a camera dock. The camera...
Focus verification in a digital imaging device
Disclosed are digital imaging devices that embody a method or algorithm for transitioning from a displayable focus process to a high speed focus process which...
Apparatus for electrostatic imaging
A print head includes a first electrode layer including a plurality of generator electrodes, a second electrode layer including a plurality of discharge...
An apparatus includes a first member, a second member and a flexure. The flexure has a central portion connected to the first member, outer portions connected to...
Data sequence compression
In a method of compressing a data sequence, the data sequence is parsed into data segments, where at least one of the data segments includes a match. In...
Securing electronic annotations
Methods are described for securing access to an electronic annotation provided on an object. The methods include the steps of providing the object with a...
Cable management system
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to a cable management system. In one embodiment, the cable management system includes a housing, a plurality of...
Inkjet printing system that provides improved mottle
An inkjet printing system that includes a fixer fluid and a pigment-based inkjet ink. The fixer fluid includes a cationic polymer and an acidic crashing agent....
Fused nanocrystal thin film semiconductor and method
A thin film semiconductor and a method of its fabrication use induced crystallization and aggregation of a nanocrystal seed layer to form a merged-domain layer....
Liquid toner with additives for enhancing life of intermediate transfer
A liquid toner or toner concentrate comprising: pigmented toner particles in an amount of 0.5% to 20% by weight; a carrier liquid comprising: a liquid...
Curved band-pass filter
An apparatus includes an electromagnetic radiation source, a reflector about the source having an aperture and a curved band pass filter at least partially...
Enhancing color space of reactive ink using heat
The present invention includes a method of enhancing color space of dye-based ink. The print zone is heated while depositing fixer fluid and dye-based ink. In an...
Method of managing computer system
An embodiment of a method of managing a computer system begins with a step of placing a virtual machine monitor on a computer. The virtual machine monitor...
Securely propagating authentication in an ensemble of devices using single
A single sign-on technique suitable for a network of devices with no centralized device or synchronized clocks such as a personal area network (PAN) is...
Mechanism for handling load lock/store conditional primitives in
directory-based distributed shared memory...
Each processor in a distributed shared memory system has an associated memory and a coherence directory. The processor that controls a memory is the Home...
Time separated signals
Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with time separated signals are described. One system embodiment includes a delay circuit, two or more sets of...
Method and system for handling input/output (I/O) errors
A method and system for handling errors on an Input/Output (I/O) link of a system is provided. The link is being shared by a plurality of devices of the system;...
System and method for conflict responses in a cache coherency protocol
A system comprises a first node that provides a broadcast request for data. The first node receives a read conflict response to the broadcast request from the...
Thermal management of data centers
In a method for thermally managing a data center housing at least one electronic component, the heat generated by a heat generating device of the at least one...
Method and apparatus for automated on-line printing service
There is disclosed an on-line print network comprising a print merchant computer, and a plurality of print service providers. Within each print service provider,...
Cooling components across a continuum
A method of cooling components across a continuum having a plurality of levels includes receiving and evaluating detected data related to the components across...
System and method for providing messages on a printing component
A consumable printing component for use in a printing device includes an imaging member and a memory storing message data. In response to a trigger event, a...
Method and apparatus for reducing shutter lag in a digital imaging device
A digital imaging device, such as a digital camera, minimizes shutter lag by determining some capture parameters, such as focus and exposure settings, before a...
Collage generation with occlusion costing
In a computer implemented method of creating a collage of images, a first image is seeded into a viewing region to start the collage. A plurality of trial layout...
System and method for compressing an image
In a method for compressing an image, a number of non-zero AC coefficients for a component transform and the locations of the non-zero AC coefficients in a...
Artifact reduction in a digital video
A method performed by a processing system is provided. The method comprises detecting an artifact in a first frame of a digital video using a plurality of edges...
A system and methods provides secure end-to-end printing in networked computing environments, such as a corporate office environment employing a number of shared...
Controlled wireless access to a local area network
Method and system for controlling wireless access to a local area network. A first area is provided for wireless access to a local area network. Wirelessly...
Device, method and program for managing area information
In an apparatus for managing area data, the first data structure for area management includes: a first index data structure including a first root node...
Securable electronic module
Example systems and methods associated with positioning and securing an electronic module to a circuit board are described. In one embodiment, an electronic...
User interface module for a server chassis
A device that may include a server chassis and a user interface module moveably coupled to the server chassis. In some embodiments, the user interface module is...
Light modulator device
A light modulator device includes a bottom charge plate, a top charge plate, and a pixel plate supported by at least one flexure, wherein the flexure is a...
Color calibration in a printer
A printer includes a color measurement system. The printer can, in response to a trigger event, automatically calibrate the color measurement system using a...
Method and system for dynamically configuring printing device settings
A method of configuring a printing device includes dynamically modifying printing device settings based an identifier in an incoming print job identifying a...
Digital image capture apparatus and method for obtaining a digital image
of an object
A digital image capture apparatus is provided which is arranged to capture at least two images of a document and combine the images to produce a final image in...
In automatic photographic or electronic camera apparatus, sounds from a person are preferentially received or identified to provide an audio signal, used to...
Methods and systems for producing seamless composite images without
requiring overlap of source images
A method for producing seamless composite images without requiring overlap of source images is disclosed. A plurality of source images are acquired and combined...
BIOS password security using modified scan codes
A BIOS password security technique includes first logic operable to extract a down scan code from a keyboard input queue, the down scan code having a most...
Oscillator phase matching
A system comprises a primary oscillator that provides a first signal having a first phase and a backup oscillator that provides a second signal having a second...
Deformation-based contact lithography systems, apparatus and methods
One or more of a contact lithography module, a pattern tool and a substrate include a strain control region to prevent deformation-related misalignment.
Porous pigment coating
In one aspect of the present system and method, an electrophotographic media includes a porous base media and a bi-modal pigmented composition disposed on the...
Method for providing an anti-stiction coating on a metal surface
A method for providing an anti-stiction coating on a metal surface includes reacting a vapor of perfluorooctylhydroxamic acid with the metal surface in a...
Worksheet wizard--system and method for creating educational worksheets
A method, system, and computer program product for creating educational worksheets is provided. In one embodiment, a worksheet creation wizard receives worksheet...
Inkjet printing system with push priming
An ink supply for a push-primed inkjet printer including an ink reservoir, a housing, and a pair of valves. The housing may enclose the ink reservoir and define...
Apparatus and method for preventing damage to printing systems
Damage is prevented in printing systems by allowing fluid from the printing system's fluid delivery system to expand. In one embodiment, this is accomplished by...
Method of forming a housing for an electronic device
The described embodiments relate to electronic devices. One exemplary device includes a pair of sidewall components extending between respective top portions and...
Method and apparatus for accessing a memory
The disclosed embodiments relate to an optimized memory registration mechanism that may comprise an upper layer protocol that associates I/O buffers with memory...