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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...
Semantic file system
A data model represents semantic information associated with objects stored in a file system. The data model includes a first object identifier, a second object...
System and method of sending video and audio data over a network
A system and method of sending video and audio data over a network. At least some of the illustrative embodiments may be a method comprising writing at least a...
Fan unit and methods of forming same
The described embodiments relate to fans units. One exemplary fan unit includes a housing supporting a motor. The fan unit also includes an impeller coupled to...
Modular three-dimensional chip multiprocessor
A chip multiprocessor die supports optional stacking of additional dies. The chip multiprocessor includes a plurality of processor cores, a memory controller,...
Metallic inkjet ink and method for forming the same
A metallic inkjet ink includes a silver metallic colorant, another colorant and at least one ink vehicle. The other colorant is selected from a pigment, a dye,...
Print media feed system and control method for the same
A print media feed system comprises: a drive unit configured to move a feed roller; a sensing unit configured to sense movement of a feed roller; a detection...
Determining an adjustment
A method of compensating in a projection system includes measuring a characteristic of ambient light incident on a screen; determining a gradient of the...
Light interaction states
Various embodiments of moving between light interaction states are disclosed.
Filter for printhead assembly
A method of supplying liquid ink to a printhead assembly including a carrier, a printhead die mounted on the carrier, and a fluid delivery assembly communicated...
One embodiment of a vent seal includes a vent that defines a vent channel and a seal positioned within the channel in both a closed vent condition and in an open...
Low profile mechanical assist hood latch
A mechanical assist apparatus is provided for biasing an access cover relative to a housing. The mechanical assist apparatus comprises a user-engageable lever,...
Predictive diagnosis of a data read system
A data read system comprising a read channel for processing a signal, and a diagnostic controller in communication with the read channel. The diagnostic...
CPU register diagnostic testing
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method of compiling a program to be executed on a target central processing unit (CPU). The method includes ...
Error detection in a system having coupled channels
A data communications architecture employing serializers and deserializers that reduces data communications latency. In an illustrative implementation, the data...
Detecting floating point hardware failures
A method for testing floating point hardware in a processor while executing a computer program is disclosed. The method includes executing a first set of code of...
Method and apparatus for utilizing a microcontroller to provide an
automatic order and timing power and reset...
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus for utilizing a microcontroller to provide an automatic order and timing power and reset...
Power monitoring for processor module
A processor module includes an execution unit and a power monitor for monitoring power consumption by processor components including said execution unit.
Partially virtualizing an I/O device for use by virtual machines
A computer system comprises a physical computer and a virtual machine monitor executable on the physical computer and configured to create an emulation of at...
Segment-based model of file accesses for streaming files
A system and method for modeling accesses of a streaming file are provided. In certain embodiments, the method comprises identifying, for a time interval of...
System, method, and apparatus for discovering a new server connected
within an automated data center
A technique for automatically discovering a new server connected within an automated data center. In one example embodiment, this is performed by connecting and...