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Method and apparatus for inferring topology of a network
Network topology is inferred by (a) determining which non-interconnect devices are visible to each adapter in the network; (b) determining sets of adapters...
A system has at least two data-receiving applications running on one or more data-receiving devices. Each data-receiving application is capable of requesting and...
Method for transferring and indexing data from old media to new media
A computer-based method and apparatus transfer files from a source media to a destination media. In one embodiment, the presence of a source media in a source...
Method of analyzing the capacity of a computer system
A method of analyzing the capacity of a computer system is described. The system is measured to obtain a datum population value N1. A maximum population value N2...
Method to regulate traffic congestion in a network
A method and system for controlling traffic on a network. A congestion indicator is generated by network components in response to the flow of network traffic....
Derivative qualified zero crossing detector apparatus and methods
Apparatus and methods are provided for detecting the presence of data in a recording media in a plurality of data locations. A mechanical detector is used to...
Data storage drive having movement sensors
A drive for data storage includes a first component and a second component movable with respect to the first component. The drive also includes a first sensor...
Metal etalon with enhancing stack
A device includes a pair of two partially transmitting optical surfaces positioned approximately parallel to each other and spaced apart. A high reflectance...
Pen/stylus apparatus and method
Embodiments of a pen/stylus apparatus are disclosed. In one embodiment, among others, a pen/stylus apparatus comprises a chamber configured to receive a pen, a...
Device having a getter structure and a photomask
A device including a substrate, a getter structure coupled to the substrate, and a photomask disposed over the getter structure. The photomask has a...
Micro electrical mechanical systems pressure sensor
A micro electrical mechanical system (MEMS) pressure sensor includes a base structure defining an opening, a plurality of support members coupled to the base...
Method for making a photonic structure
A method for making a photonic structure, including creating a first vapor stream of a first vapor material, the first vapor stream having a first non-uniform...
Use and preparation of crosslinked polymer particles for inkjet recording
A method of forming a print medium having porous and swellable properties. The method includes providing a coating formulation that has at least 50% by weight of...
Photonic crystals with nanowire-based fabrication
Fabrication of a photonic crystal is described. A patterned array of nanowires is formed, the nanowires extending outward from a surface, the nanowires...
Reflector with de-coupling interface layer
A method for forming a reflector includes depositing a decoupling material on an ultraviolet light and infra-red light absorption layer that is supported by a...
Projection light source having multiple light emitting diodes
A light source comprises a plurality of light emitting diodes arranged around the perimeter of a reflective optical element, wherein each of the light emitting...
A printing-fluid container includes a reservoir having an outer-face. A keying pocket is recessed from the outer-face of the reservoir and configured to mate...
Fluid delivery system for printing device
An apparatus for use in a fluid delivery system includes a housing configurable to separate a first volume of gas from a second volume of gas and an interface...
Irregular surfaced tape guide
A tape guide that has textured surface over which the tape passes. The textured surface has a surface roughness exceeding the flying height of the tape above the...
Multi-resolution color contact-type image sensing apparatus
A multi-resolution color contact-type image sensing apparatus whereby a color image of an original can be obtained with a particular resolution, depending upon...
Method and apparatus for playing content
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for playing content. In one embodiment, an identification key is generated. The identification key is encrypted and...
Method and apparatus for controlling connection rate of network hosts
A method for controlling data connections of host devices in a network includes creating a record of the number of attempted data connections from a host device...
System and method for determining the power drawn from a switching power
supply by counting the number of times...
Embodiments of a switching power supply circuit are disclosed wherein the number of times that a switch of the circuit is enabled is counted.
Mirrored computer memory on split bus
A fully mirrored memory system includes at least one split memory bus, with each portion of the split memory bus having active memory and mirror memory. Each...
System and method for sending data across a bus cable having in-band and
side-band signal conductors
A method and apparatus for sending data. One exemplary embodiment may be a method comprising sending a data rate synchronization pulse from drive controller in a...
Remote mirroring using IP encapsulation
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method for remote mirroring of network traffic. A data packet to be remotely mirrored is received by an entry device. The...
Technique for reducing network bandwidth for delivery of dynamic and mixed
A technique for reducing network bandwidth for delivery of dynamic and mixed content. When content, such as a web page or other data, is requested, the invention...
Network usage analysis system and method for updating statistical models
In one embodiment, the present invention provides a system and method for analyzing a stream of network data. The method includes generating a statistical model...
Shared drive that provides shared access to editable files in a database
A system includes a database, a shared drive and a link update routine. The database includes a plurality of files and access information. The access information...
Displaying metrics from an alternative representation of a database
A system and method comprises selecting at least one metric from an alternative representation of a database to create a request based on the at least one...
Technique for programmatically obtaining experimental measurements for
A technique for programmatically obtaining experimental measurements for model construction. A user provides criteria for the model, such as computational...
Performing quality determination of data
To perform data quality assurance, data values from a data source at discrete time points up to time point t are received. At least one estimated value is...
Method and system for providing transcodability to frame coded streaming
Disclosed are methods and systems for providing transcodability to media in a network, comprising separating an amount of media data into a segment, and...
Degradable network data path transmission scheme
A method an apparatus of communicating data, such as in a sending node or a receiving node of networked system, includes transmitting via a network connection...
Receive load balancing on multiple network adapters
Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with network load balancing are described. One exemplary system embodiment includes a load...
System comprising a slot configurable to receive a device having an
interface type that differs from the...
A system comprises a chassis and a slot that is externally accessible on the chassis. The slot is configured to receive a first electronic device having a first...
Storage device protection system
A storage device protection system. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are systems comprising a processor, a storage device electrically coupled to...
Electrical-optical signal conversion for automated storage systems
Electrical-optical signal conversion for an automated storage system. In an exemplary implementation, an automated storage system comprises a plurality of...
Storage compartment with positionable post for holding a compact disc and
related system and method
A storage compartment for storing a data storage disc and/or other items includes a side, and a post positionable relative to the side. With the positionable...
Method and systems for processing print jobs
Systems and methods according to the present invention provide the capability to identify, record and employ object reuse in print jobs. Reuse information, e.g.,...
Method and apparatus for embodying documents
An information technology network comprises a plurality of printers and at least one computing entity which serves as a print manager. The print manager is...
Method and apparatus for maintaining consistent white balance in
successive digital images
Consistent white balance between successive similar digital images of a scene is provided by comparing the digital images and, if they are sufficiently similar,...
Display resolution systems and methods
Systems and methods for improving resolution in a display are disclosed. One embodiment of the system includes a display and logic configured to change...
Media data decoding device
The present invention relates to media data decoding devices. Embodiments of the present invention pertain to devices that receive scalable media, receive...
Power supply and a device for providing a control voltage that is
substantially equivalent to a reference...
In an embodiment of the present invention there is provided a device for providing a control voltage that is substantially equivalent to a reference voltage used...
System and a method for manufacturing an electrolyte using electro
A method of forming an electrolyte includes removably coupling a perimeter support to a temporary substrate, and electrodepositing an electrolyte composite film...
Methods and systems for aligning and coupling devices
A first device has a micrometer-scale or smaller first structure and is flexibly coupled to a first substrate. A second device has a micrometer-scale or smaller...
An apparatus projects at least one color of light which is attenuated.
Book finishing station with heating element and method of use
A book finishing station configured to process a media sheet includes a support apparatus, a clamping apparatus, and a heating element. The clamping apparatus is...