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Portable computer power system
A portable computer power system comprises a battery an external battery housing providing an airflow path therethrough into an airflow vent of a portable computer.
Nanoscale structures, systems, and methods for use in nano-enhanced raman
NERS-active structures for use in Raman spectroscopy include protrusions extending from a surface of a substrate. A Raman signal-enhancing material is disposed...
Still image capturing of user-selected portions of image frames
Image capture systems and methods are described. In one aspect, an image capture system includes an image sensor, an image frame generator, and an image region...
Sensing method and nanosensing device for performing the same
A sensing method includes exposing a nano-transducer having a controlled surface to a sample including at least one species. Adsorption of the species on the...
Anti-kogation additives compatible with cationic polymers for fixer-based
A fixer fluid having reduced kogation. The fixer fluid includes at least one phosphate ester surfactant and at least one cationic polymer, wherein the fixer...
Black ink-jet inks
The present invention is drawn toward a black ink-jet ink, comprising a liquid vehicle and a black colorant solubilized or dispersed in the liquid vehicle. The...
Replaceable lamp header for positioning a lamp within a reflector assembly
A replaceable lamp header includes a base member and an annular lamp engaging protrusion extending from a first surface of the base member, at least two positive...
Image display system and method
An image display device includes an image processing unit, a light source assembly, an optical modulator assembly, and a projection lens assembly. The image...
A microfluidic architecture is disclosed. The microfluidic architecture includes a substrate having an edge and a thin film stack established on at least a...
Methods and architecture for applying self-assembled monolayer(s)
The present invention is drawn to methods and architecture for depositing one or more self-assembled monolayer(s) onto a print nozzle orifice plate surface. In...
Calibration method for printing apparatus
A calibration method for a printing apparatus is disclosed. The printing apparatus has at least one ink pen and a carriage for scanning the ink pen across a...
Fluid ejecting methods and related circuits
An energizing circuit and methods and systems for same are described. One exemplary energizing circuit incorporated into a fluid ejecting device includes a...
Key pad decoder
A system for determining which key of a key-pad device is activated by an algorithm that employs the same number of steps to make the determination regardless of...
System and method for efficiently blocking event signals associated with
an operating system
A blocking system intercepts communications between a software program and an operating system in order to handle blocking and unblocking of event signals. The...
Method for determining logical components of a document
A method for determining logical components of a portable document format (PDF) document is disclosed. The method includes separating the document into a...
Reduced bus turnaround time in a multiprocessor architecture
Systems and methods of reducing bus turnaround time in a multiprocessor architecture are disclosed. An exemplary method may include mastering the system bus...
Rack equipment power pricing plan control system and method
A rack equipment power pricing plan control system and method is presented. In one embodiment of the present invention, a power pricing plan rack equipment...
Firmware developer user interface with break command polling
A method for providing a firmware developer user interface in a multi-nodal computer system comprises polling for a break command during boot of a multi-nodal...
Communication among partitioned devices
Information objects and system firmware for a processor in a partitionable computing system are disclosed. One object comprises information corresponding to...
Internet protocol data mirroring
A method, system, and computer program product for mirroring data in a computer network is described. At least one connection is established between a local...
Method and system for determining size of a data center
A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed for determining a size of a utility date center. In one embodiment, a computer system includes a bus, a...
System and method for generating an audio thumbnail of an audio track
A method and system for generating an audio thumbnail of an audio track in which a first content feature, such as singing, is detected as a characteristic of an...
Indexing video by detecting speech and music in audio
A video processing device includes an audio event detector and a memory that stores video data and audio data corresponding to the video data. The audio event...
Method and system for end of run watermarking
Embedding a watermark includes receiving a datastream of repeated values, determining if an end of run mode permits embedding a first or second binary value,...
Directory assistance utilizing a personalized cache
A directory assistance platform embodiment includes a directory assistant and a personalized cache. The personalized cache is accessible using voice recognition...
Processor module with rigidly coupled processor and voltage-regulator heat
A processor module includes a processor and a voltage regulator both mounted on a carrier. The voltage regulator is mounted with its contacts under compression...
Systems and methods for optimizing printing
Disclosed are systems and methods for print optimization. In one arrangement, a system and a method pertain to determining a source of print data, determining...
A method of photo display comprises electronically selecting at least one photo from a memory and electronically arranging at least one electronic photo sheet...
Systems and methods for scheduling print jobs
Methods for print scheduling are provided. A representative method for print scheduling includes receiving user input identifying a time for printing a print...
Print by reference method for portable wireless devices
A print by reference method for a portable wireless device allows the portable wireless device to obtain a reference that indicates where a print content is...
Print processing system and method with print job advertising
A system and method of processing a print job of a customer and including advertising with the print job includes defining a network communication link between...
Authoring tool for bayesian network troubleshooters
An authoring tool assists an author in building an automated troubleshooter for a product. The authoring tool includes a cause editor interface, an action editor...
Optimizing raster image processing pipeline data throughput
Systems and methods for optimizing raster image process (RIP) pipeline data throughput are described. The RIP pipeline includes multiple RIP engines. In one...
Integrated modular system and method for enhanced Raman spectroscopy
Devices, systems, and methods for enhancing Raman spectroscopy and hyper-Raman are disclosed. A molecular analysis device for performing Raman spectroscopy...
System and method for displaying graphics
The present disclosure relates to a system and method for displaying graphics. In one arrangement, the method can comprise the steps of receiving an...
Keyboard illumination system and method
A keyboard illumination system comprises a computer device having a plurality of liquid crystal displays (LCDs). The system also comprises a display controller...
Latex particulates with active ester functional groups
The present invention is drawn to compositions and methods of generating active ester functionalized latex particulates in a liquid suspension, as well as...
Method of detecting analytes in a microfluidic sample and a system for
performing the same
A method of detecting analytes in a microfluidic sample includes introducing at least one type of analyte, at least one type of carrier particle, and a fluid...
Method of analyzing blood
A method of analyzing blood includes delivering a blood sample to a test device, applying a spatially varying electric field to the blood sample to provide a...
An apparatus includes a print chassis supporting a print engine within a chassis structure, and a handle engaged with the print chassis to move both the print...
Fluid ejection device with address generator
A fluid ejection device having firing cells, signal lines configured to receive a series of pulses, and an address generator configured to receive pulses from...
Modular networked sensor assembly
The invention provides a modular network sensor assembly operable to sense environmental conditions at a computer or equipment rack. The network sensor assembly...
Fan module having a handle
Method and system for limiting the impact of undesirable behavior of
computers on a shared data network
Undesirable behavior patterns of computers on a network impact network performance. A system and method are provided for limiting the impact of undesirable...
System and method for configuring graphics pipelines in a computer
graphical display system
A system and method for configuring a plurality of graphics pipelines in a computer graphical display system is disclosed. The method comprises displaying a...
Diagnostic memory dumping
A computer-implemented method is disclosed which includes steps of: (A) receiving a memory dump request from a first operating system executing in a computer;...
Configuring settings of a computer system to be compatible with an
During a power-on sequence of a computer system, it is detected whether the computer system is connected over a first type of connection to a terminal. In...
Computer architecture containing processor and decoupled coprocessor
A computer system comprises a first processor 1 and a second processor 2 for use as a coprocessor to the first processor 1. The system has a main memory 3. The...