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Light guide screen louver device
In a particular embodiment, the louver device includes a transparent layer of material having a first surface and, parallel thereto, a second surface. A...
System and method for tone composition
A system and method for assisting in tone composition that comprises receiving light information corresponding to light detected by a plurality of pixels,...
Image block classification based on entropy of differences
Edges in a block of a digital image are detected by determining an entropy of a histogram of the block.
Method and system of image segmentation using regression clustering
A processor-based method and a system are provided which are configured to regressively cluster pixels of an image and segment the image based upon the step of...
Method and apparatus for automatic removal of optical artifacts in
A system and method for removing optical iridescent artifacts in an image includes scanning an article having a transparent and reflective surface to create the...
Method and apparatus for generating a cryptographic key
A method and apparatus are provided for generating a cryptographic key from multiple data sets each related to a respective association of a trusted party and...
Various apparatus and methods are disclosed wherein a wedge member and a support engage one another to lock a first structure and a second structure to one...
Surface plasmon enhanced Raman spectroscopy
An apparatus and related methods for spectroscopic analysis of analyte molecules is described. The analyte molecules are disposed near a metallic film that is...
Ordered array of nanoparticles for efficient nanoenhanced Raman scattering
detection and methods of forming the...
Methods of forming NERS-active structures are disclosed that include ordered arrays of nanoparticles. Nanoparticles covered with an outer shell may be arranged...
Liquid crystal device comprising alignment posts having a random or
pseudorandom spacing therebetween
A liquid crystal device has a surface alignment structure comprising an array of alignment features (10) which are shaped and/or orientated to produce a desired...
Camera shake warning and feedback system that teaches the photographer
A camera creates successive digital images of a scene, and computes a stability measure estimate blur in a final photograph of the scene. The camera combines...
Object tracking method and system using tags
A method and system of tracking documents uses tags and a workflow. Initially, a workflow is developed for each document or type of documents using a state...
Monitoring an environment using a RFID assembly
An assembly for monitoring an environment includes a RFID tag and at least one sensor assembly. The sensor assembly is configured to sense information regarding...
Redundant clock source
A redundant clock source provides a stable clock source for digital system. The clock source uses two oscillators to generate a clock signal. If one of the...
Measuring fuel by counting coulombs
Subject matter includes an electric charge counting fuel gauge that displays an amount of fuel based on electric charges obtained from a fuel. The electric...
Carriage preloader and carriage system having a preloader
A carriage system for a printing apparatus is disclosed. The carriage system includes a movable carriage for carrying at least one ink pen, a carriage rod on...
Projection assemblies are provided herein for use in a display system. According to one exemplary embodiment, the projection assembly includes an illumination...
Inkjet printing system with high drop-weight yellow
Disclosed are printing systems and printhead assemblies in which yellow print nozzles are paired on a die with black print nozzles, with cyan and magenta print...
Flexible sheet having at least one region of electroluminescence
A flexible sheet which includes a substrate having at least one visually discernable surface and at least one electroluminescent lamp assembly positioned...
Method of, and system for, adjusting a document configuration
A method of adjusting a document configuration includes the steps of generating a set of document configuration constraints that define an acceptable range of...
Method for secure storage and verification of the administrator, power-on
password and configuration information
A computer includes a processor, an input device and a read only memory ("ROM"). One or more passwords are flashed in the ROM in encoded form. The encoding...
Method and system of changing a startup list of programs to determine
whether computer system performance increases
A method and system of changing a startup list of programs to determine whether performance of a computer system increases. Some illustrative embodiments are a...
Adaptive address space operating system
In an embodiment, a method for an adaptive address space operating system, includes: selecting a first model of the address space layout for a process;...
Computer operating system with selective restriction of memory write
A computer system and method that are useful for embedded operating systems, thin client computing applications and the like, protects memory blocks in a...
System and method for conflict responses in a cache coherency protocol
with ordering point migration
Systems and methods are disclosed for interaction between different cache coherency protocols. One system may comprise a home node that receives a request for...
System and method for providing network address information in a server
A cPCI server system includes a plurality of host processor cards. A management card is coupled to the plurality of host processor cards via at least one bus....
Imaging methods, imaging devices, transfer assemblies, and transfer member
Imaging methods, imaging devices, transfer assemblies, and transfer member lubrication assemblies are described according to some aspects. According to one...
Anti-counterfeiting identification system and method for consumables
Provided is an article of manufacturer with anti-counterfeit properties a consumable, having taggant nanoparticles dispersed within it. Each taggant nanoparticle...
Digital picture image color conversion
A computer method for transforming a sensor color space of a digital image to standard color space. The color pixels in the sensor color space digital image are...
Identifying optical disc properties from information read from label side
of optical disc
Identifying optical disc properties from information read from the label side of an optical disc is disclosed. The information from the label side of an optical...
Apparatus having a photonic crystal
An apparatus, including a substrate, having an internal surface where at least a portion of the internal surface has a smoothly varying curvature in three...
Modifying printing based on print job clues
A computer can transmit information about a print job to one or more printers. The computer can transmit the information to the one or more printers prior to...
Ambient light analysis methods, imaging devices, and articles of
Ambient light analysis methods, imaging devices, and articles of manufacture are described. According to one aspect, an ambient light analysis method includes...
System and method for dual white balance compensation of images
The present invention provides a system and method for compensating captured images. Briefly described, one embodiment comprises white balance compensating a...
System and method for dynamically varying a clock signal
According to at least one embodiment, a system comprises means for performing an operation utilizing a clock signal. The system further comprises means for...
Fluidic MEMS device
A method of manufacturing a fluidic MEMS package includes attaching a cover plate with a plurality of openings to a substrate with a plurality of bond rings with...
Rotating power receptacle
A rotating power receptacle for an electronic device is provided. The power receptacle includes a socket, coupled to a circuit board, and providing power to an...
Media projector system
A system comprising a media player configured to play media content, a projector operatively coupled to the media player and comprising a lamp, and a control...
Methods and systems for customer premises remote collaboration facility
Methods and structure of enabling secure communications between a customer computer system and a vendor support representative computer system despite firewall...
Localization cataloguing tool
A code arrangement for facilitating the localization of an information source comprising a collector module for collecting information units to be localized from...
Method and system for capturing, storing, sharing, and managing notes
taken during a computer based meeting
A method and system for capturing and managing electronic notes in a computer based application is presented. Electronic notes are captured in a note object and...
Method and system for secure storage, transmission and control of
A system and method are described supporting secure implementations of 3DES and other strong cryptographic algorithms. A secure key block having control, key,...
Moving kernel configurations
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for kernel configurations. One embodiment includes a kernel configuration tool, a system file accessible by the kernel...
Non-blocking distinct grouping of database entries with overflow
A grouping mechanism is provided which can return distinct groups of entries of data that satisfy a users query in a non-blocking fashion. Each distinct group...
Systems and methods for buffering data between a coherency cache
controller and memory
In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a system processing memory transaction requests. The system includes a controller for storing and...
System and method for applying an action initiated for a portion of a
plurality of devices to all of the...
In accordance with one embodiment of the present invention, a method of applying an action initiated for a portion of a plurality of devices to all of the...
Method and system for modelling a communications network
A system and method of modelling a communications network using a computer system is disclosed, the method including generating a network representation using...
Evaluating commonality of documents using segment vector, co-occurrence
matrix, and common co-occurrence matrix
In evaluating commonality of documents, each sentence is represented by a binary vector whose components indicate the presence or absence of corresponding terms,...
Providing virtual device access via firmware
Hardware access is provided for an operating system by allocating a portion of firmware address space of a data processing arrangement for use as a virtualized...