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Enabling and disabling of powering-off of computer system
A computer system powers off upon operation of a power switch when the power switch is enabled. A switch mask enables and disables the power switch without...
Cryptographic method and apparatus
First data to be sent by a first party to a second party is encrypted using an encryption key that is formed using at least a hash value generated by a keyed...
Multi-processor system utilizing concurrent speculative source request and
system source request in response to...
Multi-processor systems and methods are disclosed that employ speculative source requests to obtain speculative data fills in response to a cache miss. In one...
Asynchronous data redundancy technique
A primary copy of data is held at a primary storage facility, while data that is redundant of the primary copy is held at a secondary storage facility. To...
Calculating unneeded data storage credits for a data transmission to a
pair of storage devices
A method for controlling data flow to a pair of storage devices includes receiving at least one new entry to store in a first storage device or a second storage...
System and method for managing data flow and measuring service in a
A computer network has several machines, including machines having storage systems, and communication resources for communicating between the machines. A...
Apparatus, system and method for reporting financial data and remitting
funds over an interactive...
A computer-implemented method includes transmitting tax related data to a selected financial institution, reporting the data and remitting funds corresponding to...
Autonomous system topology based auxiliary network for peer-to-peer
A system and method for an auxiliary network for a peer-to-peer overlay network using autonomous system level topology. Using information available through the...
Computing device module
A computing device module for receipt within a computing device chassis includes an enclosure and a handle movably coupled to the enclosure. The handle moves...
Air flow regulation devices
In one embodiment, an airflow regulation device comprises a at least one base member configured to couple to a connector on a circuit board, a first segment...
Data structure, data storage apparatus and method
Data stored on a tape in a plurality of data recording sessions employs tape drive apparatus programmed to record the data in accordance with a format specifying...
Methods and apparatus for reading a CCD architecture in a sampling mode
and a non-sampling mode
A pixel-differentiated CCD imager architecture may include: a plurality of photo-sensing pixels arranged in a matrix, each pixel being classified according to...
Method and apparatus for computing an image stability measure
A camera computes an image stability measure by measuring the variability of an edge-detect figure of merit evaluated from several immediate past photographs.
Controlling text symbol display size on a display using a remote control
Described is a solution for controlling text symbol size on a display of a display unit based on a measurement of the distance between a remote control device...
Generating pointer position data from position data of a pointing device
of a remote console
A method and apparatus of remotely accessing a computer system by a remote console includes receiving, by an emulation device, pointer position data representing...
Polarizing photonic band gap system with reflector
A polarizing photonic band gap system has a photonic crystal emitter. The photonic crystal emitter has a crystal end surface. The photonic crystal emitter is...
Printed circuit board substrate and method for constructing same
A printed circuit board (PCB) substrate and method for construction of the same. In one embodiment, a first dielectric material is associated with a first...
Compound, a molecular switch employing the compound and a method of
Classes of molecules are disclosed which can, for example, be used in molecular switches. The classes of molecules include at least three segments--an electronic...
Method of forming catalyst nanoparticles for nanowire growth and other
Methods for forming a predetermined pattern of catalytic regions having nanoscale dimensions are provided for use in the growth of nanowires. The methods include...
System and method for providing electrical power to an equipment rack
using a fuel cell
A system and method for providing electrical power to an equipment rack using a fuel cell is disclosed. The system discloses: an equipment rack; an electrical...
Flextensional transducer and method of forming flextensional transducer
A method of forming an opening through a substrate having a first side and a second side opposite the first side includes forming a trench in the first side of...
Cosolvents in printing fluids
An aqueous printing fluid, comprising a cosolvent, the cosolvent or mixture of compounds comprising at least one inner salt compound having a sp.sup.3-hybridized...
A reflector includes a body having a reflective surface formed therein and a reflector opening defined in the body, the reflector opening having a plurality of...
Hydrophobic nozzle exit with improved micro fluid ejection dynamics
A fluid delivery system includes a plurality of nozzles having an outer surface and a bore. A hydrophobic layer is applied to a portion of the outer surface of...
High resolution inkjet printer
A high-resolution printer includes a printhead having optimized features including 3 to 20 micron diameter orifices spaced apart from adjacent orifices by a...
Article of manufacturing including a two-part adhesive with a fluorescent
dye and method of making
An article of manufacture including a first adherend and a mixed two-part adhesive disposed on the first adherend, wherein the first part of the two-part...
Computing device mounting systems
In one embodiment, a computing device includes an outer housing having opposed sides, and a mounting feature provided on one of the opposed sides of the outer...
Apparatus and method for creating a trusted environment
A computer apparatus for creating a trusted environment comprising a trusted device arranged to acquire a first integrity metric to allow determination as to...
System and method for implementing a bubble policy to achieve host and
A method of creating a structured access list template, which includes dividing an access list template into a plurality of sections, creating an inbound local...
Apparatus and method for routing a transaction to a server
Apparatus and method for routing a transaction to a server. The apparatus may be embodied in computer readable program code stored on computer readable storage...
Resource allocation and protection in a multi-virtual environment
A computer includes hardware, a virtual machine monitor, and first and second operating system instances. The virtual machine monitor is used to expose a first...
Hardware ROM upgrade through an internet or intranet service
An on-line service is automatically accessed by the computer as it boots up to determine if a ROM update exists for the system. If so, the updated ROM code is...
Method of seeking consensus among computer processes
An embodiment of a method of seeking consensus among computer processes begins with a first step of saving a new timestamp in a timestamp array for a particular...
Data processing system and method
Embodiments provide a data processing system comprising first initialisation software to initialise the data processing system, means to access storage...
Distributed storage array
Systems and methods for asynchronous backup of virtual disks in a distributed storage array are disclosed. An exemplary method may comprise receiving an IO...
System for reducing the latency of exclusive read requests in a symmetric
A symmetric multi-processing system for processing exclusive read requests. The system includes a plurality of cell boards, each of which further includes at...
Coherent signal in a multi-processor system
Multi-processor systems and methods are disclosed. One embodiment may comprise a multi-processor system comprising at least one data fill provided to a source...
Generic interface for operating modes of modules
A generic interface for a module, method of providing a generic interface, and a module controller system providing a register slave having a generic interface...
System for aborting response to client request if detecting connection
between client server is closed by...
An HTTP server is programmed to detect timed-out client requests by inferring states of its client-server connections. These connections, being full-duplex, can...
Method and apparatus and program for scheduling and executing events in
real time over a network
The present invention relates to a method, system, computer program product, or apparatus that schedules and executes events within a network in real-time. An...
Postage franking system, device and method
In one embodiment, a postage franking device includes: a scale; an envelope holder suspended from the scale; a printer supported by the holder, the printer...
Method for distributing images via a network
A method for the distribution of pictures over a network, whereby a supplier computer, a web shop computer and a customer computer are connected to the network,...
Wireless data network security
Access to a wireless data network to nodes located in a defined operational area is limited by transmitting a network signal within the defined operational area...
Optical coupling assembly
An optical coupling assembly includes light transmitting or reflecting members fusion bonded to one another.
One embodiment disclosed relates to a switching system. The switching system includes first, second, and third sets of switches. The first set of switches is...
Device identification using a programmable memory circuit
Systems and methods for identifying a device using a programmable memory circuit having at least one partially blown fuse are described herein. An electronic...
Continuous carbon-nanotube filaments for radiation-emitting devices and
This disclosure relates to continuous carbon-nanotube filaments of radiation-emitting devices and methods for fabricating them.
Method of utilizing a contact printing stamp
A method of using a contact printing stamp, including forming a transfer material on a plurality of stamping surfaces. The plurality of stamping surfaces are...
Zero insertion force connector assembly for circuit boards/cards
An apparatus and method for installing an electrical support structure, such as a printed circuit board or card in a computerized device, are disclosed. In at...