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Bios security management
In one embodiment a computer system, comprises a processor, a basic input/output system (BIOS) including logic instructions which, when executed by the...
Method and an apparatus for switching root cells for a computer system
without requiring the computer system to...
Embodiments of the present invention pertain to methods and systems are described for switching root cells for a computer system without requiring the computer...
Time-interval-based system and method to determine if a device error rate
equals or exceeds a threshold error rate
An apparatus and method to determine if a device error rate equals or exceeds a threshold. In an apparatus embodiment, a system comprises a device, and an...
Dynamic command filter
A filter comprises a first device, a second device, a dynamic filter, and a device monitor. The dynamic filter is coupled to the first device and the second...
Enablement of route table entries
A router routes packets among a plurality of nodes based on entries in a route table. Entries in a route table enable mask characterize the enablement of the...
Secure initialization of communication with a network resource
A method for initialization of secure communication between a network resource and a client via a network. The method includes receiving an access at the network...
Automated advertising and matching of data center resource capabilities
Method and apparatus for automated advertising and matching capabilities of data centers. In various embodiments, respective capability data sets are registered...
Systems and methods for accessing a printing service
Disclosed are systems and methods for accessing a printing service. In one embodiment, a system and a method pertain to attempting to print to the printing...
Hierarchical categorization method and system with automatic local
selection of classifiers
The present invention relates generally to the classification of items into categories, and more generally, to the automatic selection of different classifiers...
System and method having improved efficiency for distributing a file among
a plurality of recipients
Systems and methods for efficiently distributing a file from a first node to a plurality of recipient nodes are provided. A method comprises distributing a...
Content consistency in a data access network system
A data access network system is described that includes a content server coupled to a plurality of proxy servers via an interconnect network. The content server...
Use of a job ticket service to store bid information
A bidding service may be used to receive bid information to complete a job request, from processors coupled to a job ticket service center. The processors submit...
Estimating an electronic device condition
In a method for estimating a condition of an electronic device, a model correlating at least one utilization metric of a component of the electronic device and...
Photonic crystal devices including gain material and methods for using the
A device includes a photonic crystal having a plurality of voids disposed in a periodic lattice throughout a dielectric material. Each void is at least partially...
Method and apparatus for aligning optical components
Methods and apparatuses are provided for aligning two optical components. Two optical components are aligned by stacking a first, a second, and a third...
Secure foreign enterprise printing
Example systems, methods, computer-readable mediums, and other forms of a secure foreign enterprise printing system are provided. An example system may include a...
Method and apparatus for controlling content consumption
A method and apparatus is provided in which playable content is transmitted in response to a playable-content request; a key for the playable content is...
Encoding and encrypting devices for secure scalable data streaming
A device and method thereof for encoding and encrypting data. The device includes a segmenter adapted to receive the data and segment at least a portion of the...
System and method for extracting demographic information
A system and method for extracting demographic information from a contact is disclosed. The method discloses: initiating a dialog between a contact and a call...
Distributed multiplexing circuit with built-in repeater
A multiplexor circuit comprising a plurality of data connections, first stage logic configured to receive a first data word from one of the connections and to...
Assigning IP addresses in an internet data center
An IP address assignment scheme is described. The IP address assignment scheme is well suited for enabling an Internet Data Center (IDC) to assign IP addresses...
System and method of monitoring e-service Quality of Service at a
Quality of Service (QoS) management in a service-based system may be provided by adaptively adjusting system operational parameters in response to real time...
A latch mechanism comprising a frame having an insertion axis therethrough. A first latch spring is disposed on the frame and is biased to an extended position....
Computer device display protector
A computer device comprises a display member coupled to a base member. The computer device further comprises a display protector actuatable in response to...
Cartridge loading devices
A cartridge loading device 10 for magnetic tape cartridges includes a first member 12, a second member 14 movable relative to the first member from a first...
Tape guide system for a magnetic tape transfer apparatus
A tape guide system for supporting magnetic tape about a rotary scan drum of a data transfer apparatus is disclosed. The tape guide system comprises a tape guide...
Screen having a layer of reflectors
A reflector comprises a core and a first dielectric mirror formed over at least a portion of the core to reflect light having a preselected wavelength. The...
IR absorbing reflector
An infrared (IR) light absorbing reflector is formed with a substrate that supports a first IR absorptive multilayer part having multiple layers of partial IR...
Controller for photosensor array with multiple different sensor areas
A controller controls selection of rows of photosensors residing in a photosensor array having at least one row of photosensors with a first sensor size, and at...
Method for introduction and linking of imaging appliances
An imaging appliance family is a cooperative system of two or more imaging appliances that are linked together to share images, command and control. Imaging...
Design-to-ship enabled shipping device in a commercial printing
environment and managing workflow for use with same
A design-to-ship enabled shipping device in a commercial printing environment and method for managing workflow for use with the same. The present invention...
System and method for displaying an image composition template
A system and method for displaying image composition templates with preview images is described. One embodiment comprises analyzing at least one characteristic...
Display system and method of using same
An optically addressable display includes a plurality of receptor and emitter pairs where each pair is for receiving optical display information and for...
System and method for generating a trigger signal
One disclosed embodiment may comprise an application specific integrated circuit (ASIC). The ASIC includes memory that stores condition data defining conditions...
Partially voided anti-pads
A printed circuit board comprises a conductive layer and a via transecting the conductive layer. The printed circuit board comprises a pattern of conductive...
Uniform force hydrostatic bolster plate
A method and apparatus to mount a uniform force hydrostatic bolster plate to a substrate. One embodiment of the invention involves a method to assemble a uniform...
Fuel cell with integral manifold
A MEMS-based fuel cell has a substrate, an electrolyte in contact with the substrate, a cathode in contact with the electrolyte, an anode spaced apart from the...
System and method for fabricating three-dimensional objects using solid
A method for solid free-form fabrication of a three-dimensional object includes depositing a particulate blend in a defined region, the particulate blend...
A socket alignment system comprising a receiving member disposed adjacent to a socket that is operable to receive an electronic component. A slot is disposed on...
Light source for a projection system having a light absorption layer
A reflector for use in a projection system comprises an anodized metal substrate having a metal oxide layer. The metal oxide layer has a plurality of pores. A...
Vent for a data center cooling system
In an embodiment of a vent for a data center cooling system the vent has a body that has a fluid outlet. The body of the vent also has a member that can be...
Compact and portable optical disc drive
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to a compact, portable, external optical disc drives. In one embodiment of the present invention, an...
System and method for displaying document metadata
A method for displaying metadata placed on a document, includes accepting a command to load a document file that corresponds to the document into a memory of a...
Match circuit for performing pattern recognition in a performance counter
A match circuit connected to a bus carrying data is described. In one embodiment, the match circuit comprises logic for activating a match_mm signal when a...
Apparatus and method for implementing programmable levels of error
A method and apparatus using a set of registers for indicating multiple error levels in a data processing system, wherein a register allows software to reprogram...
Diagnostic method, system, and program that isolates and resolves
partnership problems between a portable...
An automated method, system, and computer program for troubleshooting the inability of programs installed upon two computers interconnected by wired or wireless...
Routing communications to a storage area network
Systems, methods, and machine-readable media are disclosed for routing communications to a storage area network (SAN). In one embodiment, the machine-readable...
Persistent reservation IO barriers
A method for sharing a storage device amongst a plurality of computers while providing data integrity in the storage device is presented. A computer is...
Systems and methods for facilitating computer system recovery
In one embodiment, a system and a method for facilitating computer system recovery includes identifying a desired delivery mechanism for performing a recovery,...
Memory quality assurance
An example memory quality assuring system is provided. The system may include a memory mapping logic configured to facilitate accessing memory locations and...