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Latexes and ink-jet inks prepared using blocked acid monomers
The present is drawn to the use of blocked acid monomers for the incorporation of highly acidic groups, such as strong acids and multiple acids, on the surface...
Computer having a door
Computer having a door
Method and apparatus for access security services
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method for a switch to respond to a new client. A new client is detected at a port of the switch. The switch temporarily...
Integrated circuit analysis method and program product
A method for analyzing integrated circuits (IC's) has steps of dividing the circuit into a plurality of individual blocks that are linked together. Each block is...
Systems and methods of simulating signal coupling
Systems and methods for simulating signal coupling in electronic devices are disclosed. In an exemplary implementation a computer program product executes a...
In-service raid mirror reconfiguring
This disclosure describes a technique including operating a redundant disk drive device, wherein the redundant disk drive device includes a primary disk drive...
Method and apparatus for recovery from loss of lock step
An apparatus, operating on an advanced multi-core processor architecture, and a corresponding method, are used to enhance recovery from loss of lock step in a...
Systems and methods for increasing the difficulty of data sniffing
Disclosed are systems and methods for increasing the difficulty of data sniffing. In one embodiment, a system and a method pertain to presenting information to a...
Validation for secure device associations
The present invention provides for validating an association between computing devices using a succession of human-perceptible stimuli such as sounds, lights...
Self-packaged optical interference display device having anti-stiction
bumps, integral micro-lens, and...
An electronic device of an embodiment of the invention is disclosed that at least partially displays a pixel of a display image. The device includes a first...
Systems and methods of sharing removable media storage devices in
Systems and methods of sharing removable media storage (RMS) devices in multi-partitioned systems are disclosed. An exemplary method may include receiving...
Method and system for absorbing defects in high performance microprocessor
with a large n-way set associative cache
A method and architecture for improving the usability and manufacturing yield of a microprocessor having a large on-chip n-way set associative cache. The...
Dynamic generation of a networked information resource
A networked information resource generation system includes a wireless network (10), a transceiver (12) and mobile devices (14a-c). The mobile devices (14a-e)...
Communications network capable of determining SIM card changes in
A communication network comprising a carrier network with a service coordinator is capable of acting upon SIM card change information detected by an agent...
Selection of radio station based on preferred program content
A method and apparatus for selecting radio stations for reception based on a preferred program content. A list of radio station identifiers is stored in a memory...
Print toner density mode/print media default link
A method for automatically selecting a print job parameter including the steps of ascertaining a first print job parameter and automatically selecting a second...
Radiation emitting structures including photonic crystals
Radiation emitting structures that include an active radiation emitter and a passive photonic crystal structure surrounding the emitter are disclosed. The...
Method for fabricating a nano-imprinting mold
An imprinting apparatus and method of fabrication provide a mold having a pattern for imprinting. The apparatus includes a semiconductor substrate polished in a...
Servicing system for an inkjet printhead
A wet-wiping printhead cleaning system for inkjet printer incorporating a wiper for wiping the printhead including a treatment fluid applicator configured for...
System for generating efficient and compact update packages
A system for generating efficient and compact update packages makes it possible to process a source binary image of software/firmware for an electronic device...
Method and apparatus for analyzing machine control sequences
A graphical user interface (GUI) is provided that enables machine control sequences and the results of their execution to be easily and expediently analyzed....
Detecting data races in multithreaded computer programs
In one aspect, a value of a variable shared by multiple threads for executing the program code is stored in a thread-local variable. A data race condition is...
System and method for maintaining in a multi-processor system a spare
processor that is in lockstep for use in...
According to one embodiment, a method comprises assigning a first processor of a multi-processor system a role of spare processor for at least a second...
Systems and methods for disabling power management in a computer system
A power adapter comprises a power supply to output power for powering a powered device when the powered device is coupled to the power adapter. The power adapter...
Selecting input/output devices to control power consumption of a computer
Input/output (I/O) devices may be controlled to reduce power consumption of a computer system. A power consumption metric for the I/O devices connected to the...
Generating updated virtual disks using distributed mapping tables
accessible by mapping agents and managed by a...
The present invention provides a method for copying data through a virtualized storage system using distributed table driven (I/O) mapping. In a system having a...
Block size allocation in copy operations
Described herein are exemplary storage network architectures and methods for block size allocation in copy operations. A copy operation from a first storage cell...
Internal disk array mirror architecture
A disk array having an internal mirror architecture may include: a plurality of disk drives configured to provide a primary logical storage device (LDEV), a...
Systems and methods for scheduling memory requests utilizing multi-level
In an embodiment, a memory scheduler is provided to process memory requests. The memory scheduler may comprise: a plurality of arbitrators that each select...
Apparatus & method for automatically switching media connections when
operating in forced speed and duplex mode
A method of automatically configuring media connections when operating in forced speed and duplex mode, includes: connecting a first pair of connectors to a...
System and method for transparency optimization
One embodiment pertains to analyzing a document that is to be printed on a transparency, determining whether the document formatting is optimized for...
Dither matrix design using sub-pixel addressability
A method of generating a dither matrix for an output device having sub-pixel addressability that permits the attenuation of tone for less than whole pixels. An...
Image capture system and method
An image viewed by a person is recorded in response to the pointing direction of the eyes of the person by using an optical sensor arrangement that...
Camera with visible and infra-red imaging
A digital camera derives an infrared and visible signals from IR and visible sensors. The sensor fields of view overlap or share a common field of view. An...
General purpose delay logic
A logic circuit for delaying a signal input thereto by a number of clock cycles X is described. In one embodiment, the logic circuit comprises a demultiplexer...
Gate-coupled EPROM cell for printhead
An EPROM cell in a printhead control circuit for an inkjet printer, having exactly one polysilicon layer and a conductive layer disposed above the polysilicon...
Polymer systems with reactive and fusible properties for solid freeform
A powder system for use in solid freeform fabrication. The powder system includes at least one polymer having reactive properties and fusible properties. The at...
Pigmented ink-jet inks with improved print quality and reliability
An ink includes a jettable vehicle, a plurality of pigment solids dispersed in the jettable vehicle, and a styrene-maleimide copolymer dispersed in the jettable...
System and a method for variable velocity printing
A method for variable velocity printing includes printing a first swath at a first velocity, and printing a second swath at a second velocity. Thus, different...
User-controllable latching carrier rail system
A system rack configured to house rack-mount modules comprising a support structure; a rack-mount module slidingly mounted within the support structure; a...
Command management using task attributes
An efficient technique for performing remote asynchronous mirroring includes receiving a stream of command requests, performing the requested commands, relaying...
Delivery of an interruption to an operating system
One embodiment of the invention is a method for handling an interruption during execution of an application on a computer system that uses a register stack, the...
Rack equipment management system and method
A rack equipment management system and method for providing a convenient and efficient manner to automatically manage rack equipment associated with information...
Apparatus and method for selectively mapping proper boot image to
processors of heterogeneous computer systems
A machine-readable identification register is provided on each cell of a cellular computer system. The identification register is read during system startup to...
Methods and apparatus for provisioning servers to clients
In one embodiment, a server is provisioned to a client by: 1) pre-booting a server of a server pool using a client-neutral operating system image, before the...
System and method of optimizing memory usage with data lifetimes
A method of storing data includes the steps of storing data comprising the steps of identifying respective lifetimes of each member of an indexed collection of...
Method for taking snapshots of data
A method for taking snapshots of data. In an embodiment, a first map data structure is obtained that records locations for a plurality of data blocks. A second...