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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...
A reliable multicast service is operated between a source device and multiple destination devices participating in a multicast group. The source device includes...
Automatic TFTP firmware download
A method of performing automatic Trivial File Transfer Protocol (TFTP) firmware download, includes: obtaining, by either a network-connected device (i.e., DHCP)...
Method and system for managing and retrieving data
A method and a system for managing and retrieving data within an electronic mail editor and/or an application external of the electronic mail editor are...
Method and system for visually displaying and navigating virtual
In accordance with a method embodiment of the present invention, a method for visually navigating through a plurality of virtual meetings is disclosed. The...
Method for ranking hypertext search results by analysis of hyperlinks from
expert documents and keyword scope
A computer-implemented method and system for determining search results for a search query for hypertext documents. The hypertext documents are reviewed to...
Quantum information processing method and apparatus
A method and apparatus for quantum information processing is disclosed in which logical qubits |0>.sub.L and |1>.sub.L are respectively encoded by...
Automatic frame selection and layout of one or more images and generation
of images bounded by a frame
A method is disclosed of analyzing an image to identify "must exclude" regions and of determining the best fit of an image outline so as to generate an image...
Image artifact reduction using a neural network
A neural network is trained and used to reduce artifacts in spatial domain representations of images that were compressed by a transform method and then...
Optical object detector
An optical object detector including a feed path, a reference pattern facing the feed path, and an optical sensor configured to view the reference pattern...
Modified-layer EPROM cell
An EPROM cell includes a semiconductor substrate, having source and drain regions, a floating gate, including a semiconductive polysilicon layer electrically...
Circuit board assembly
A circuit board assembly includes a circuit board, an electronic component and a structure coupling the electronic component to the circuit board. The structure...
Electronic device enclosure with sliding and pivoting doors
An electronic device enclosure with sliding and pivoting doors. An opening of the electronic device enclosure provides access to electronic componentry. A first...
Heat spreader with multiple stacked printed circuit boards
A heat spreader with multiple stacked printed circuit boards (PCBS) includes top and side sections within which a first PCB is contained and bottom edges that...
System and method for locking a tablet computer display
Disclosed are systems and methods for locking a movable appendage (e.g., a display) of an electronic device (e.g., a tablet computer) comprising a rotational...
Reduction of artifacts in a scanning device
Stopping and starting the movement of media in a scanner before completion of scanning can generate artifacts in the display of the scanned image. These...
Time estimator for printing workflow
A preflight time estimator for a printing workflow is provided. An estimated preflight time is determined by analyzing a plurality of previously measured...
Recalling cancelled print jobs
When a print job is canceled, the printer saves the print job for potential subsequent retrieval. The printer implements a user interface that allows a user to...
Apparatus and method for adapting image sensor aspect ratio to print
aspect ratio in a digital image capture...
An apparatus and method for adapting a sensor aspect ratio to a print aspect ratio in a digital image capture device is disclosed In one embodiment, the...
Converter to provide an output voltage for plural input voltages
A system comprises a converter to produce an output voltage from at least a first input voltage and a second input voltage, and a selector to select a first...