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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...
Method and system for print consumables management
A method for managing just-in-time print consumables for a print job can be performed on a computer server. The method includes estimating print consumable...
Apparatus and methods for forming optically visible marks on a rotating
An embodiment includes disposing optically visible marks along one or more spiral segments on a rotating medium, where the one or more spiral segments include a...
Rack sensor controller for asset tracking
A rack sensor controller is operable to sense information for assets housed in a rack. The rack sensor controller includes a memory storing a location of the...
Nanoscale electronic latch
In one embodiment of the present invention, a nanoscale latch is implemented by interconnecting an enable line, two control lines, and a pull-down line, when...
Solid freeform compositions, methods of application thereof, and systems
for use thereof
Compositions, methods of using the compositions, and solid freeform fabrication (SFF) systems for producing three-dimensional objects are disclosed. One...
Metal coated polymer electrolyte membrane having a reinforcement structure
A metal-coated, wire-reinforced polymer electrolyte membrane that is permeable only to protons and hydrogen is disclosed. The metal-coated, wire-reinforced...
Surface modification of silica in an aqueous environment
The present invention is drawn to a method of treating silica in an aqueous environment. The method can comprise steps of dispersing silica particulates in an...
Sulfur-containing inorganic media coatings for ink-jet applications
The present invention is drawn to a media sheet, comprising a substrate and a porous ink-receiving layer deposited on the substrate. The porous ink-receiving...
Cement system including a binder for use in freeform fabrication
A cement system for use in freeform fabrication includes a binder composition, which comprises an organic acid and/or an inorganic acid including a phosphate...
Methods and systems for producing an object through solid freeform
A method of producing an object through solid freeform fabrication, the method including fabricating a support structure about at least a portion of the object...
Apparatus and method to avoid detecting output motion and media movement
This invention relates to a cover attached to an output device that is connected to an imaging device. The purpose for this cover is to avoid output motion and...
System and method for arc lamp power control
An arc lamp system includes an arc lamp, having a life span, a power supply, and a power control servo. The power supply is electrically coupled to the arc lamp...
Light coupling system and method
A light coupling system includes a waveguide, configured to receive light from at least two light sources and to internally reflect light therein; a diffraction...
Display device movable for front and rear projection
A display device has a screen, a housing, a mirror, and a projector. The housing extending away from one side of the screen and has an opening. The mirror is...
System and method to hide die-to-die boundary banding defects in a drum
Exemplary embodiments of the invention include systems and methods of reducing visible print defects in drum printers having multi-die printheads oriented...
Apparatus for adjusting a spacing between a printhead and a print medium
in a printer
An apparatus for adjusting a spacing between a printhead and a print medium in a printer is provided. The printhead is mounted in a carriage which is slidable...
Reversible fan of electronic module
An apparatus in one example comprises a reversible fan of an electronic module that rotates in a clockwise direction if the electronic module is communicatively...
Method and apparatus for supporting a circuit component having solder
column interconnects using an external...
A circuit board assembly having a circuit board and a column grid array ("CGA") integrated circuit package. The CGA package has a substrate having an array of...
System and method for writing to a drive when an application lacks
A system and method are provided which enable a user of a computer application without administrator privileges to write to a drive without using a third party...
Update package generator that employs genetic evolution to determine bank
Disclosed herein is an update package generator which may employ a bank order determination module to determine an optimum bank order of memory banks of a binary...
Identifying memory leaks in computer systems
Embodiments of the invention relate to identifying sources of memory leaks. In an embodiment, an agent collects information related to object allocations and...
Method and apparatus providing for extendable interaction between firmware
and operating systems on digital devices
A method, memory system, and program product is described for providing extended functions in a digital device conforming to an intercompartment language...
PDF document to PPML template translation
A system and method of operation is configured to produce a PPML template from a PDF document. In one implementation, the system opens the PDF document and...
Automatically layout of document objects using an approximate convex
In a method for automatically generating a document layout including an object containing text, an approximate convex function model for the object is built and...
Read control systems and methods
A read control system and method for a memory device are provided. One embodiment of a system, among others, includes dump logic coupled to a data source, said...
Network-based memory error decoding system and method
A server computer system receives error data including a physical memory address along with configuration data associated with the physical memory address, and...
Systems and methods for identifying system links
In one embodiment, a method for identifying links in a system under evaluation includes assigning unique identifiers to drivers of the system, emitting the...
Method and system of determining whether a user program has made a system
Method and system of determining whether a user program has made a system level call and thus whether the user program is uncooperative with fault tolerant...
Methods and systems for providing an identification key to a printing
One method embodiment of providing an identification key to a printing device or printing device consumable includes storing the identification key in a memory...
Copying of unaligned data in a pipelined operation
Methods, computer readable media and computing devices including program instructions are provided for copying unaligned data. One method embodiment includes...
System and method for coherency filtering
Systems and methods for coherency filtering are disclosed. A system may comprise a coherency filter that provides information identifying a coherency domain for...
Self-adapting plug-in service
A self-adapting plug-in service that runs on a plurality of platforms and obviates the need to develop a different version of the plug-in service for each...
Method and data structure for participation in multiple negotiations
A method of participating by a purchaser in a plurality of negotiations for purchasable items, where an item may be a good or a service, in order to obtain one...
Power management logic that reconfigures a load when a power supply fails
A system comprises a plurality of power supplies, a fan coupled to the power supplies, power management logic adapted to reconfigure the load to draw less power...
Interactive video playback
A system for interactive video playback includes a store for holding a set of video streams and an input device for obtaining a set of action inputs. The system...
Enhancing text-like edges in digital images
Systems and methods of enhancing text-like edges in digital images are described. In one aspect, pixels in a block of image pixels are segmented into first and...
Method for compressing images and image sequences through adaptive
An image is compressed by selectively performing at least one of palettization and interframe coding on certain regions of the image. The regions are adaptively...
Scaling an array of luminace values
A method includes scaling up at least one portion of an array of luminance values to generate a matrix having a plurality of expanded luminance values and...
Color adjustment using black generation and under color removal
In one embodiment, mapping color data from CMY to CMYK is performed in a manner which allows selection between creating better harmony between process-neutral...
Stabilizing a sequence of image frames
Respective sets of motion vectors are computed for pairs of image frames. The computed motion vectors are classified into motion classes. Motion clusters are...