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Modular sensor assembly
A modular sensor assembly for sensing conditions at a computer rack, such as environmental conditions. The sensor assembly includes an elongate flexible body,...
Event-driven discovery method and apparatus
Provided is a method and apparatus for performing discovery between devices in a network. Using event-driven discovery, devices conserve energy resources and...
Microfluidic device with thin-film electronic devices
A microfluidic device for analysis of a sample. The microfluidic device includes a substrate portion that at least partially defines a chamber for receiving the...
Slotted substrates and methods of forming
The described embodiments relate to slotted substrates and methods of forming same. One exemplary method forms a first slot portion into a first surface of a...
Methods for forming and protecting electrical interconnects and resultant
The described embodiments relate to methods and systems for forming and protecting electrical interconnect assemblies. In one embodiment, an electrical...
Calculator device having a USB connection
A method for transferring a signal between a calculator device having a USB connector and a remote device is described. The method includes: connecting the...
System and method for recovering a device state
In one embodiment, a system and a method for recovering a device state related to detecting the installation of an application on a computing device, identifying...
Executing conditional branch instructions in a data processor having a
There is disclosed a data processor having a clustered architecture that comprises at least one branching cluster, at least one non-branching cluster and remote...
Managing physical memory in a virtual memory computer
A method for use in a computer. A user of the computer stores a table of selections in a permanent memory structure of the computer, each selection indicating a...
Method of managing a data storage array, and a computer system including a
A method of managing disk array includes providing a disk array and a RAID controller, receiving commands using the controller, accessing data within the array...
Heat sink fan management based on performance requirements
A fan system is described for cooling a heat dissipating component within an electronic system. The fan system includes a fan that is controllable to a desired...
Multi-chip module with power system
Embodiments include apparatus, methods, and systems having a multi-chip module with a power system. An exemplary electronic module includes a printed circuit...
Heat sink detection
In one embodiment, a printed circuit board assembly comprises a heat sink having an electrically conductive mounting support and a printed circuit board...
Transforming an input image to produce an output image
An input image is transformed to produce an output image. Pixels occurring at edges that represent detail within the input image are detected to produce an...
Efficient hardware A-buffer using three-dimensional allocation of fragment
A method and apparatus for arranging fragments in a graphics memory. Each pixel of a display has a corresponding list of fragments in the graphics memory. Each...
Wireless temperature monitoring for an electronics system
A method of monitoring an electronics system comprises obtaining temperature information via at least one component of the electronics system, and communicating...
Nanometer-scale memory device utilizing self-aligned rectifying elements
and method of making
A memory device including a substrate, and multiple self-aligned nano-rectifying elements disposed over the substrate. Each nano-rectifying element has multiple...
A ChemFET Sensing system is Described.
Cartridge-handling apparatus for a media storage system
Cartridge-handling apparatus for a media storage system comprising a lift assembly having at least one guide track aligned along a first displacement path in the...
Printer, printhead, apparatus and method for air-free ink delivery
A printer having an ink delivery system with an air purge to ambient. A vent sealing material is disposed in an air vent. The vent sealing material is pervious...
Method and system to deposit drops
A system to deposit drops on a substrate includes a dispenser to dispense the drops, a shutter disposed between the dispenser and the substrate to focus the...
Fluid-ejection device and methods of forming same
The described embodiments relate to fluid-ejection devices and methods of forming same. One exemplary embodiment includes a plurality of fluid drop generators...
System and method for creation of video annotations
A system and method for annotating a video data stream integrates geographic location data into the video data stream. A site name is mapped from the geographic...
Computer power conservation apparatus and method that enables less
speculative execution during light processor...
A computer measures a processor load and configures itself so that a lesser amount of speculative execution is enabled when the processor is lightly loaded than...
Method and apparatus for managing access to out-of-frame registers
Method and apparatus for managing access to registers that are outside a current register stack frame are disclosed. An instruction execution unit in a processor...
Tiered multi-source software support using automated diagnostic-data
Primary and secondary support vendors 20 and 30 provide support for an application 15 running on a customer computer system 11. Diagnostic software 17 running on...
Content provider entity for communication session
A content-provider entity provides content to media channels established in respect of a network communication session. The content-provider entity has a...
Detecting and correcting redeye in an image
Systems and methods of detecting and correcting redeye in an image are described. In one aspect, pixels of the input image are segmented based on projections of...
Method and apparatus for separating data packets in a memory buffer
Method and apparatus of separating packets. Specifically, a method of separating data packets in a memory buffer is disclosed. The method locates a memory buffer...
Network communication device including bonded ports for increased
A network communication device including port control circuitry for controlling packet flow between the ports of the device, where the port control circuitry...
Media drive containment apparatus and method
Various embodiments of a media drive containment apparatus and methods are provided. In one representative embodiment a media drive containment apparatus...
Battery for dockable electronic device
A battery for a dockable electronic device is provided. The battery includes a housing having a recess, and at least one battery cell disposed in the housing....
Latch assembly that facilitates the insertion and removal of a battery
module from an electronic device
A technique that facilitates the removal of a battery module from a variety of electronic devices, such as portable computers. The technique utilizes a latch...
Storage system having a reader with a light sensing portion inclined with
respect to an axis of a label of a...
A storage system includes at least one storage medium having a label, the label having a width extending along a first axis. The tape storage system further...
System and method for reducing tracking noise in a tape drive
There is provided a system and a method for reducing noise in a tape drive. More specifically, in accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method of...
Image scanner with a single motor providing two-dimensional movement of
An image scanner has a movable photosensor array that can be moved in two dimensions in a plane. Two dimensional movement is provided using a single motor.
System and method for printing retained print jobs
A computing system including a computer and a printer. The computer is operable to transmit a print job to the printer that cases the printer to retain the job....
Color image processor
A color image processor is configured to locate at least two zones within a document. Within the zones, content types are recognized, wherein the content types...
Rendering a printing device pixel map
A device and method to render a page in a printing device are described. In an implementation, an object to be rendered onto the pixel map is converted from a...
Marking replaceable resource units within printing devices
A marking beam of electromagnetic energy is generated within a printing device and a visibly markable portion of a replaceable subsystem that is at least...
Tunable delay line using selectively connected grounding means
A tunable delay line system includes a stripline and a plurality of cross-over lines. The stripline defines a propagation delay characteristic. The plurality of...
Causing operation of load in alternate, reduced peak power mode
A system of one embodiment is disclosed that includes a load, a power supply, and a mechanism. The load is operable in a default mode and an alternate mode. The...
Polymeric dispersants for ink-jet applications
An ink-jet ink which includes a liquid vehicle and a polymer-dispersed pigment dispersed in the liquid vehicle is disclosed and described. More specifically, the...
Systems and methods for wafer bonding by localized induction heating
A system and method bond wafers using localized induction heating. One or more induction micro-heaters are formed with a first substrate to be bonded. A second...
Method for patterning an organic light emitting diode device
A method for laser patterning of a passive matrix organic light emitting diode device having a multilayered structure comprising a substrate and at least one...
Dye-based ink compositions
Disclosed is an ink composition that includes a colorant; a water-soluble organic solvent; and a penetrant, where the penetrant may be a hydroxylated pentane....
Ink delivery system and a method for replacing ink
An ink delivery system having a fluid supply and a printhead assembly, separate from and in fluid communication with the fluid supply. A primary flow path is...
Media input system
A media input system for an image forming apparatus is disclosed. The media input system includes an input tray for holding a stack of media sheets, a scissor...
Method of obtaining at least a portion of a document
A method of providing a copy of at least a portion of a document (2) comprising providing the document (2) with at least one document identifying indicia...
Deployable label display system
A label display system includes a deployable label base to display labels, such as regulatory and/or certification marking labels, for an electronic and/or...