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Method of assembling content from content providers
An automated document delivery service acquires content from content providers publishing on different schedules and using different URLs to define the path to...
Error correction code generation method and apparatus
A method and apparatus for generating an error correction code used in communicating over a channel, includes generating a set of candidate circulant blocks...
Method and system for providing information for remote device support
A method and system gather information to facilitate the remote support of devices installed on a computer. For example, an exemplary method comprises first...
System and method for multiple cycle capture of chip state
Test circuitry is incorporated on a chip die together with a circuit to be tested, such as an ASIC or microprocessor, to provide external access to signals that...
Methods and apparatus for backing up data in a data center
In one embodiment, and under control of resources belonging to a controller domain of a data center, a farm server for which a backup operation is to be...
Implementing memory evacuation using copy-on-write
A method for evacuating a source memory page. The method includes ascertaining a first set of processes, the first set of processes representing processes...
Secure data scrubbing
In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, at a processor, an input/output request that designates at least one data block on a storage medium against...
Methods for address and name discovery for Ethernet entities
The present invention provides methods for address and name discovery for Ethernet entities. In one aspect, a method is provided for discovering an Ethernet...
Input and evaluation of fractions using a calculator
A method of input and evaluation of fractions using a calculator is described. The calculator receives a user-entered expression including a fraction where the...
System and method for category organization
A system and method for category organization is disclosed. The method discloses: receiving an information collection including a set of strings; identifying...
System and method for category discovery
A system and method for category discovery is disclosed. The method discloses: receiving an information collection including a set of strings; identifying...
Method and system for correcting the effect of non-uniform illumination
A system and a method are provided for correcting the effect of non-uniform illumination on a reproduced image of a 2-D object. An image of a reference card in...
Inspection systems and methods
In one embodiment, a system comprises logic configured to identify a tip of a pin that has been press fit into a circuit board, logic configured to measure...
Method of and system for determining angular orientation of an object
A method of and system for determining the angular orientation of an object, such as a person's head. In one aspect, a plurality of images of the object is...
Multiple voice channel communications
According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided apparatus for controlling a communications system having a plurality of voice channels and a...
Focus control via AC input signal
A method of mapping a surface of a printable medium comprises illuminating the surface with electromagnetic radiation and focusing the electromagnetic radiation...
System and method for determining the value of a memory element
A method for determining memory element values may include: selecting a column of interest containing a desired memory element, disabling the desired memory...
Data storage apparatus and method
Data storage apparatus is provided for storing data on a tape in accordance with a format specifying a plurality of logs of tape-usage information and a data...
Printer expansion method and apparatus
The present invention is a computing system typically but not necessarily used in a printer, which includes a processor for managing operation of a print engine,...
System and method for downloading and for printing data from an external
A system and method are provided for enabling faster downloading and printing of data received from an external content source. In one embodiment, the method is...
Imaging three-dimensional objects
Imaging systems and methods are described. In one aspect, an imaging system includes a light source that is operable to generate a beam of light directed along a...
Optical print head positioning using mechanically coupled optical pickup
An optical print head (OPH) on the label side of an optical disc is positioned to a desired labeling position through a mechanical coupling between the OPH and...
Synchronization of pixilated labeling media
A system and method for synchronization of a pixilated labeling media and a digital medium are disclosed. The digital medium includes a substrate and a pixilated...
Pressure-sensitive input device for data processing systems
Provided is a pressure sensitive input device for data processing systems. In a particular embodiment, the device includes a transferable overlay for placement...
Soft-error rate improvement in a latch using low-pass filtering
In a preferred embodiment, the invention provides a circuit and method for reducing soft error events in latches. A low-pass filter is placed between the output...
Method and system for sizing a load plate
A method of sizing a load plate for an Application Specific Integrated Circuit (ASIC) assembly includes compressing the load plate prior to installation in the...
Scalable, modular, high availability fan system
In one embodiment, the invention recites a fan motor assembly with integrated redundant availability. The fan motor assembly comprises a fan motor subassembly...
Connector management structure with channel
A structure for permitting connectors to be passed through a support from back to front is herein disclosed. The structure includes a channel formed in the...
A device stabilizer, according to an embodiment, includes a latch, an elevation lock, and an actuator. The latch, when engaged, holds an outrigger in a closed...
System and a method for on-axis separate ink and silicon ink delivery
A system providing ink to a printing device includes a carriage including a fluid interconnect probe, a plurality of ink supply cartridges, and an autoloader...
Retractable and adjustable diagnostic panel
Computer release latch
Allowing an electronic device accessing a service to be authenticated
A method for allowing an electronic device accessing a service to be authenticated. A communications device is loaded with a first identifier. To gain access to...
Method and system for dynamically allocating computer system resources
A method and system are disclosed for allocating computer resources. The method may be implemented in software instructions in a resource allocator that...
Systems, methods, and devices are provided for scoring assertions in software testing. One method embodiment includes registering assertions which fail during...
Mechanism for sharing web-based imaging information from a multi-function
The method of the present invention is capable of providing distributed imaging capability to a user of a multi-function peripheral. Document creation,...
Method and apparatus for encrypting/decrypting data using timed-release
A computer system comprises a first computer entity arranged to encrypt data using an encryption key comprising a time value, and a second computer entity...
Verification of connections between devices in a network
Methods and systems for verifying that devices in a network are properly connected physically are described. A listing is received from a device in the network....
Sub-circuit voltage manipulation
An integrated circuit is provided which in one embodiment includes a first sub-circuit coupled to a first power supply rail providing a first power supply...
Data transfer apparatus head cleaning
A data transfer apparatus is described for transferring data between at least one transducer head of the data transfer apparatus and a data medium removably...
Print device and program product for supporting print by reference methods
A print device for printing data for a client comprises a wireless communications port for receiving a reference communicated from the client, with the reference...
E-mail to job retention
The present invention relates to a system and method for transmitting and storing print jobs sent via e-mail. A first embodiment entails sending a document to be...
System and method for authorizing printing services
A system and method for proper authorization of printing services is described. The system and method allows networks to control which users have access to...
SERS-active structures having nanoscale dimensions
SERS-active structures including features having nanoscale dimensions are disclosed, including methods for forming such SERS-active structures and methods for...
Micro-displays and their manufacture
A method of forming a micro-display includes forming a device that includes forming a partially reflecting layer on a first substrate and forming a plate...
Mutual exclusion lock implementation for a computer network
A system and methods are disclosed for preventing computers in a network from concurrently processing a task, where the task can be successfully processed by...
Native language verification system and method
The present invention includes a native language verification method for verifying native language information associated with an emulation class. Verification...
System and method for testing memory at full bandwidth
There is disclosed systems and methods for testing a memory where at least one bit field at certain address locations cannot be directly accessed. In one...
Error indication in a raid memory system
A computer system includes a plurality of memory modules that contain semiconductor memory, such as DIMMs. The system includes a host/data controller that...