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Ownership tag on power up screen
An "ownership tag" in a special area of memory of a computer system identifies an owner of the computer system by displaying the ownership tag during...
Cooling assist module
Systems associated with moving heat out of a computer are described. One exemplary system embodiment includes a large heat exchanger, large, quiet, automatically...
System and method to reduce jitter
One disclosed embodiment may comprise an interpolation system that includes an interpolator that interpolates between a selected phase from a preceding cycle and...
Registering stations between protocols
A wireless system including a first network protocol, a second network protocol, and an interoperability node. The interoperability node operable on the system...
Processing of usage data for first and second types of usage-based
Embodiments for monitoring a network are provided. In one embodiment, a method is provided. The method includes collecting data containing information on usage...
Memory correction system and method
An error correction system and method operable to identify and correct a memory module disposed within a computer memory system. In one embodiment, the memory...
Embodiments of a security device utilizing electrochromic material are disclosed.
Remote printer management via email
Various systems, methods, and computer programs are provided for remotely monitoring a printer status. In monitoring the printer status, one selects a printer...
Power management system and method for controlling use of power-consuming
A power management system comprises a power management module configured to receive a requested duration for powering an electronic device by a battery, the...
Flex based fuel cell
A fuel cell uses porous metal layers attached on a flex substrate for delivery of liquid fuel to the active catalytic areas on the anodic side. The flex...
Structure formed with template having nanoscale features
A structure is provided that is formed with a template defining a pattern having nanoscale features. The template may be positioned on a substrate and include a...
Sheet handling using a ramp and grippers on an endless belt
An apparatus and method transport a sheet on a tray. In one embodiment, feet carried by an endless member contact a bottom and edge of the sheet to move the...
Method and system for supporting a plurality of event types
The present invention provides a method and system that is capable of identifying an event type from a plurality of event types to direct an event translator to...
Contact sheet based image management
Methods, systems and machine-readable instructions for managing images are described. In one aspect, images are segmented into image clusters. A page layout for...
Packet protection for header modification
A network device is provided which can include logic associated with the operations of a data communications protocol stack. The logic can operate to receive a...
Method and apparatus for selecting a primary resource in a redundant
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and apparatus for selecting a primary resource in a redundant subsystem. In one method embodiment, the present...
Network storage devices
A storage box includes bulk non-volatile memory storage locations, an input/output unit for connection to a network, and a controller for controlling reading and...
System and method for safely executing downloaded code on a computer
Embodiments of the present invention include a system and method for making it safe to execute downloaded code. The method includes accessing an application, the...
Apparatus and method for user-defined tunables
A user-defined tunable, and an apparatus and a method for creating the user-defined tunable, are described. The user-defined tunable includes a tunable name, an...
Splitting a workload of a node
A node is identified from a set of nodes in a peer-to-peer network having the highest workloads in the peer-to-peer network. The workload of the node is split...
Computerized file system and method
A computerized network file system and method are provided. The present invention permits the amount of network bandwidth that is consumed by tasks related to...
Method for assessing electronic devices
In a method for assessing a plurality of electronic devices, cooling efficiencies for the plurality of electronic devices are calculated, where the cooling...
Determining a location of an uncharged region on a photoconductive drum
A method for determining a location of an uncharged region on a photoconductive drum in an electrophotographic device, including rotating the photoconductive...
Efficient sensing system
An efficient sensing system. The efficient sensing system includes a first mechanism for sensing and a second mechanism for sensing. A third mechanism...
High resolution image reconstruction
A technique of reconstructing a high resolution image from at least one image sequence of temporally related high and low resolution image frames wherein each of...
Segmenting pixels in an image based on orientation-dependent adaptive
Methods, machines, and computer-readable media storing machine-readable instructions for segmenting pixels in an image are described. In one aspect, a region of...
Reducing noise in an audio signal
Methods, machines, systems and machine-readable instructions for processing input audio signals are described. In one aspect, an input audio signal has a noise...
Reducing the resolution of media data
A method and system for reducing the resolution of media data. Input data at a first resolution are received from a source. The input data are compressed. The...
Method of laser spot location and adjustment thereof
This invention relates to a method of determining the location of a plurality of laser spots, comprising: determining a first distance of a first laser spot;...
Portable photo scanner with task assigner
A preferred embodiment for the inventive portable picture storage device comprises an input for receiving a plurality of pictures, a storage area for storing the...
Providing optimized digital images
An exemplary method for providing an optimized digital image comprises obtaining digital image data by a digital image capture device, based on the digital image...
Method and system for determining an occlusion cost for concurrently
presenting one or more images in a shared...
Methods and systems for determining an occlusion cost for concurrently presenting multiple images within a shared viewing region are described. Image saliency...
Optimizing lifetime of a display
A lifetime of a display is optimized by determining whether to control at least a portion of a display based on a lifetime metric. A plurality of display control...
Process for bonding and electrically connecting microsystems integrated in
several distinct substrates
A process for bonding two distinct substrates that integrate microsystems, including the steps of forming micro-integrated devices in at least one of two...
Various embodiments and methods are disclosed for sheet ejecting in which a claw boost the twain positions and response to engagement of a cam follower with a...
UV curable coating composition
Disclosed is method of coating an inkjet print head using a UV curable coating composition containing a (methyl)acryloxy or vinyl functionalized silane, silica...
Medium pressing guide
Various embodiments and methods relating to a guide for pressing a medium towards a surface of a drum and for retracting the guide away from the surface are...
Various methods and apparatus are disclosed separating sheets of media.
Media feed system and method
A media feed system includes a roller and a selectively adjustable biasing system operatively connected to the roller, wherein the adjustable biasing system...
Thermal generation of droplets for aerosol
A thermal-type drop generator having a geometry that is configured so that the ejection of liquid from the chamber has the effect of separating the ejected...
Method of forming a slotted substrate with partially patterned layers
A method of forming a slotted substrate that includes patterning a thin film over a substrate so that at least a portion of the substrate within a slot region is...
Processing thread launching using volunteer information
A method of and computer system for selecting a processor of a computer system on which to launch a processing thread is described. Each processor load is...
Straight-line post-increment optimization for memory access instructions
A compiler configured for optimizing non-loop memory access instructions of a computer program to form architected memory instructions conforming to a base...
Method and apparatus for translating binary code
A method of translating binary code instructions from a source format to a target format for processing by a target processor includes converting a source...
Parity error checking and compare using shared logic circuitry in a
ternary content addressable memory
Methods and apparatus for performing, using smaller, more efficient shared logic circuitry, the parity checking function and the compare function in a mutually...
Analysis engine for analyzing a computer system condition
A computer-executable method for analyzing a condition of a computer system comprises executing an operating system on a processor according to an operating...
Systems and methods to determine processor utilization
In at least some embodiments, a system comprises a processor and a memory coupled to the processor. The memory stores processor performance utility instructions...
Digital content distribution system
A digital content distribution system comprises a high definition television broadcaster and a consumer media unit. The high definition television broadcaster...