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Video system varying overall capacity of network of video servers for
serving specific video
A method of serving out video over a network of video servers includes evaluating a capacity of the network as a whole to serve out specific video items by...
Network appliance having trusted device for providing verifiable identity
and/or integrity information
A trusted device, physically associated with a network appliance that does not include a CPU, communicates with at least one component of the appliance and is...
Parallel subword instructions with distributed results
The present invention provides for parallel subword instructions that cause results to be non-contiguously stored in a result register. For example, a...
Processor synchronization in a multi-processor computer system
A method for synchronizing a plurality of processors of a multi-processor computer system on a synchronization point is disclosed. The method includes triggering...
Data storage method and apparatus employing a tape cartridge for storing
Data storage apparatus comprises a tape drive and a tape cartridge, the tape cartridge having a data storage tape on which write-once-read-many (WORM) data is...
Managing a computer system having a plurality of partitions using a
The inventive multiple partition computer system allows the reconfiguration of the installed hardware, possibly while the various partitions continue normal...
Method and system for detecting image defects
An exemplary method includes identifying defects in a first image among a series of images, by identifying a first portion of the first image at a first location...
Content encryption using programmable hardware
Methods and apparatus are disclosed for a content encryption scheme using programmable hardware. In one embodiment, a content request is transmitted to a content...
System for determining network route quality using sequence numbers
A system and method for determining route quality in a network in which multiple routes exist between a transmitting end-point and a receiving end-point....
Apparatus and method for retrieving data related to a data cartridge in a
media storage system
An apparatus and method for retrieving data related to a data cartridge contained in a multi-plane media storage system. One or more data retrieval devices are...
Cartridge loading devices
A cartridge loading device for magnetic tape cartridges comprises a first member 12, a second member 14, a guide arrangement 30, 32, 36, 38 for guiding movement...
Optical scanning apparatus having self-propelled light bar assembly
The present invention provides for an optical scanning apparatus having a scanner body and a self-propelled light bar assembly supported within the scanner body....
Sequential color error diffusion with forward and backward exchange of
information between color planes
Disclosed are methods of halftoning images having multiple color planes using error diffusion techniques, and incorporating both error information from the...
Optical device with light attenuation and gain
Various embodiments and methods relating to an optical device in which light is attenuated and in which gain is applied to light are disclosed.
Method of processing a digital image
Processing of a mosaic digital image includes interpolating values of a first color at pixels where the first color was not sampled. The interpolation of the...
System and method for controlling a multi-function digital media drive
A multi-function digital media drive, has an optical pickup unit (OPU) configured to read data from or write data to a data layer of a digital medium, the OPU...
Microfluidic test systems with gas bubble reduction
A reservoir for use in testing a liquid as part of a microfluidic testing system, includes a testing chamber configured to receive the liquid to be tested. A...
Computer having a door
Propagation of viruses through an information technology network
Propagation of viruses in a network having a plurality of hosts is restricted. Network activity of a first host of the plurality is monitored, and a first record...
Propagating web transaction context into common object model (COM)
business logic components
Methods and systems for instrumenting a COM object are disclosed. A request from a client for creating a COM object is intercepted and a wrapper object...
System and method for generating a set of robot commands based on user
entry events in a user interface
A system for generating a set of robot commands uses user entry events in a user interface. Such a system may include an event queue to which the events are sent...
System and method for monitoring event based systems
A method and apparatus of monitoring business metrics, the method and apparatus providing an interface with which a user can specify what metrics to monitor,...
System and method for controlling application of an error correction code
(ECC) algorithm in a memory subsystem
A method for controlling application of an erasure mode of an error correction code (ECC) algorithm in a memory subsystem includes detecting errors in cache...
Method of checkpointing parallel processes in execution within plurality
of process domains
An embodiment of a method of checkpointing parallel processes in execution within a plurality of process domains begins with a step of setting communication...
Method and system for updating a value of a slow register to a value of a
Embodiments of the invention relate to synchronizing registers. An embodiment includes a plurality of processing cells each includes a plurality of CPUs, which...
Apparatus and method for establishing trust
Computer apparatus comprising a receiver for receiving an integrity metric for a computer entity via a trusted device associated with the computer entity, the...
Electronic message authentication
A method, and associated apparatus, comprises calculating a first part of a message authentication function by a first processor, calculating a second part of...
Method and apparatus for dumping memory
The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for dumping memory. More particularly a computer-implemented method of saving at least some data within...
System and method for collecting desired information for network
transactions at the kernel level
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for compiling desired information for network transactions is provided. The method comprises...
System and method for the hybrid harvesting of information from peripheral
In one embodiment there is a system and method for harvesting data from at least one device, such that there is stored on a particular device, prior to the start...
System and method for energy efficient data prefetching
A computer system uses a prefetch prediction model having energy usage parameters to predict the impact of prefetching specified files on the system's energy...
Access authentication for distributed networks
The present invention provides an account management system and method for use within a computer network that allows for automated provisioning, configuration,...
System and method for a multi-node environment with shared storage
A system and method are disclosed for providing multi-node environment comprising a first node associated with a first operating system; a second node associated...
Providing information regarding a trend based on output of a categorizer
In response to a query relating to a category, identify at least one case. An indication is received regarding whether the at least one case belongs to the...
Preparing data for machine learning
An apparatus and methods for feature selection and classifier builder are disclosed. The feature selection apparatus allows for removal of bias features. The...
Image forming devices and marketing methods
Image forming devices and marketing methods are described. One aspect of the invention provides an image forming device including an image engine configured to...
Use of I2C programmable clock generator to enable frequency variation
under BMC control
The present invention provides systems and methods for performing frequency margin testing of a computer system, such as a server. A system of the invention can...
A developer system component includes at least one surface configured to be driven so as to create fluid flow providing a shear force adjacent a cleaner.
Region-of-interest editing of a video stream in the compressed domain
The present invention, in one embodiment, is comprised of a method of performing region-of-interest editing of a video stream in the compressed domain. In...
Method and system for optimizing denoising parameters using
In various embodiments of the present invention, a noisy signal denoiser is tuned and optimized by selecting denoiser parameters that provide relatively highly...
Encryption of documents is used to restrict access to such documents to those users who have the appropriate decryption keys. The encryption of documents on...
Apparatus and method for real-time power distribution management
One embodiment disclosed relates to an apparatus for supplying redundant power to a plurality of computer systems. The apparatus includes at least one bus bar, a...
Controller for clock synchronizer
A controller arrangement and method for effectuating data transfer between a first clock domain and a second clock domain. In one embodiment, inversion circuitry...
Method for presenting streaming media
At least one data stream associated with an event is received. Compressing the data stream generates a first signal. A second signal is generated based on a...
Failed link training
A data communications architecture employing serializers and deserializers that reduces data communications latency. In an illustrative implementation, the data...
Electronic device display panel
An electronic device includes a panel having a display screen that moves along a first axis and pivots about a second axis perpendicular to the first axis.
Upside down PC
An entertainment device that includes ventilation openings in a bottom panel of a chassis of the device to reduce the chance that the ventilation openings will...
Personal computing device with removable accessory module
A computing device comprises a base, a lid, and a hinge structure coupling the base and the lid. The hinge structure has a variable height operable to enable the...
A micro-display has a device chip with a transparent layer overlying one or more micro-electromechanical system devices. A transparent cover overlies the...
Systems and methods for verifying scanning mode selection
In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a method for verifying a scan mode selection utilized for a scanned image. The method comprises comparing...