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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...
E-field polarized materials
The invention described herein includes a molecular switch, comprising: a donor subunit; an acceptor subunit; and an aromatic bridging subunit comprising one or...
System and method for routing cables
One disclosed system comprises a first channel for routing at least one of a plurality of cables in a first direction; a second channel for routing said at least...
Bolster plate assembly for processor module assembly
Systems, methodologies, methods of manufacture, and other embodiments associated with semiconductor/processor module assemblies are described. One exemplary...
Optical connections and methods of forming optical connections
In one embodiment, a fiber assembly is provided. The fiber assembly has a first fiber having at least one core. The core has a length, a first end, and a second...
Replaceable ink supply with ink channels
A replaceable ink supply comprises an ink container with an internal chamber formed from a plurality of walls. An ink reservoir block can be located within the...
Software controlled pre-execution in a multithreaded processor
A processor capable of running multiple threads runs a program in one thread (called the "main" thread) and at least a portion of the same program in another...
System and method for increasing OS idle loop performance in a simulator
A system and method for increasing Operating System (OS) idle loop performance in a simulator environment. Upon encountering an OS idle loop condition on a...
Method for verifying thermal and power compatibility of components in a
A method is disclosed for verifying compatibility of components in a computer system. In one aspect, the BIOS determines the identity of the computer motherboard...
Method and apparatus for implementing two architectures in a chip
The present invention is a method for implementing two architectures on a single chip. The method uses a fetch engine to retrieve instructions. If the...
Updated package generation based on analysis of bank dependency
Aspects of the present invention may be seen in an electronic device network that employs a generator to generate update packages and a corresponding update...
Integrated circuit with a scalable high-bandwidth architecture
An integrated circuit component is provided comprising logic capable of being configured to interface with a first companion integrated circuit and to receive...
Plan generation in database query optimizers through specification of plan
Methods and systems receive a query, receive a control statement that represents at least a portion of a desired execution plan associated with the query, and...
Photonic interconnect system
A photonic interconnect system avoids high capacitance electric interconnects by using optical signals to communicate data between devices. The system can...
Systems and methods for arriving at an auto focus Figure of Merit
A method comprises detecting edges in at least a region of a captured focus image, using adjacent pixels of the region to obtain first edge detection results and...
Apparatus and method for estimating device availability
A method and apparatus for estimating device availability in a pervasive peer to peer environment is presented. The method and apparatus include a linear...
System and method for writing data using an electron beam
A system for writing data using an electron beam to change the structure of a small section of a storage medium and includes at least one focused electron beam...
Capacitor plate for substrate components
A method and apparatus to mount a capacitor plate to a substrate, under a component. One embodiment of the invention involves a method to assemble a capacitor...
Air duct with airtight seal
A cooling apparatus comprises a printed circuit board and an air duct positioned adjacent the printed circuit board spanning space and forming an air-guiding...
Systems and methods for improved operation and troubleshooting of a
Systems and methods are described herein for improved operation and troubleshooting of a printing device. A printing device includes a master module wherein...
Dynamically variable separation among nanoparticles for nano-enhanced
Raman spectroscopy (NERS) molecular sensing
A NERS-active structure includes a deformable, active nanoparticle support structure for supporting a first nanoparticle and a second nanoparticle that is...
Method for rapid power-on to first picture in a digital camera
Digital cameras and methods that provide for a rapid camera power-on sequence. A warm-sleep state is defined in which the camera and nearly all of its internal...