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Graphic assembly layout with maximum page coverage and minimum content
A method for arranging a plurality of graphic elements on a page into a final page layout is described. The method includes identifying a maximum cropping...
Method and system for gathering data using automatic appliance failover
A method for configuring data communication paths between a central controller and a plurality of devices is provided. The method ensures a first appliance is...
Method and apparatus for preparing and verifying documents
A method for preparing and verifying a document, comprising the steps of: presenting the document to a document-registering office in a machine-readable format;...
Backup optimization policy table for controlling buffered/un-buffered
A device includes a data collector module, a policy module, and an optimizer module. The data collector module is to collect values for a plurality of device...
Providing data redundancy using an internal mass storage device and an
external mass storage device
A computer includes an enclosure, an internal mass storage device within the enclosure, and a redundancy controller within the enclosure. At least one port...
Supply status indicator
A device has a consumable device component. A supply status indicator indicates a status of the consumable device component to at least one of a first host...
Computer resource utilization modeling for multiple workloads
Computer resource utilization modeling for multiple workloads includes a computer obtaining resource utilization data, the resource utilization data having...
Content grouping systems and methods
A method of grouping a plurality of media content is provided. The method includes converting at least a portion of the media content into at least one document...
Extracting information from unstructured data and mapping the information
to a structured schema using the...
An "unstructured event parser" analyzes an event that is in unstructured form and generates an event that is in structured form. A mapping phase determines, for...
Systems, methods, and apparatus, including software tangibly stored on a computer readable medium, involve a future deadline for completion of a project...
Automatic discharge of a failed battery
A system comprises a battery cell, control logic, and a battery drain latch circuit. The control logic is coupled to the battery cell and determines whether a...
System and method for selecting color tables for a color printer
A method for color printing includes the steps of determining a voltage level of electrical power supplied to an electrophotographic printing device having...
Image forming apparatus and method thereof
An initialization method of an electrophotographic image forming apparatus includes rotating a photosensitive member to receive toner along a width of the...
Method and apparatus for automatic and secure distribution of an
asymmetric key security credential in a...
Embodiments of the invention provide a method and an apparatus for automatic, secure, and confidential distribution of an asymmetric key security credential in...
Vertical-cavity surface-emitting laser
A VCSEL includes a grating layer configured with a non-periodic, sub-wavelength grating, in which the non-periodic, sub-wavelength grating includes at least one...
Systems and method of a carrier device for placement of thermal interface
Carrier device for placement of thermal interface materials. At least some embodiments are systems including a first electrical component that defines a first...
Power supply containment device
Embodiments of the present invention disclose a power supply containment device for a computing system. According to one embodiment, the power supply...
Tape drive apparatus and method
Disclosed is a method of storing data on a tape medium in at least one data recording session employing a tape drive apparatus operable to record the data in...
A method of calibrating a printing device includes storing current calibration data in the printing device; and modifying each incoming print job using the...
Replacing a defective colorant
A system and methods for modifying the values of halftoned image pixels to replace a defective colorant with at least one non-defective colorant.
Clustered halftone generation
A method for generating a clustered halftone representation of a continuous-tone image for printing includes applying a search technique. In the search...
Error diffusion halftoning with bandpass noise shaping
Error diffusion halftoning includes using a quantizer having an input and an output; and using a system having a bandpass characteristic to modify the quantizer...
Registration device for mail processing system having wide print nozzle
A registration device for a mail processing system having wide print nozzle arrays that reduces problems associated with printing on variable thickness media. A...
Display-color function image conversion
A display system includes a display-color function image generator and a DCF image converter. The DCF image generator generates a DCF image from a source image....
A memristive device includes a first electrode, a second electrode crossing the first electrode at a non-zero angle, and an active region disposed between the...
Templated circuitry fabrication
A method of making templated circuitry employs a template system that includes a template of an insulator material on a carrier having a conductive surface. The...
Various methods and apparatus relating to a multi-level layer are disclosed.
Electronic device housing assembly
An electronic device comprising a housing assembly having at least one fiber composite layer molded into a portion of the housing assembly, the at least one...
Systems and methods for using multi-part curable materials
Solid freeform fabrication (SFF) systems for producing a three-dimensional object and methods of producing three-dimensional objects are disclosed. The SFF...
Separation of electromagnetic radiation of electromagnetic spectrum to
An image forming apparatus includes an ink applicator unit to selectively apply ultraviolet (UV) curable ink on a media, a media support unit to support the...
Multi level printing device and method
A method of printing an image onto a substrate in a plurality of passes is presented. The method comprises the steps of separating the image into image...
Inkjet inks having sustained decap
The present disclosure provides sustained decap for inkjet inks and related methods. As such, an inkjet ink composition can comprise a linear polyurethane...
Pigmented ink-jet inks with quality enhancing polymers
An ink-jet ink includes a jettable vehicle, a plurality of pigment solids dispersed in the jettable vehicle, and a plurality of structurally related polymers...
Printhead for generating ink drops with reduced tails
A printhead (10) for use in an inkjet printing process includes a substrate (12) having at least one ink feed opening (14) defined therein, an ink chamber (16)...
Electrostatic liquid-ejection actuation mechanism
An electrostatic liquid-ejection actuation mechanism includes a membrane, a frame, and one or more deformable beams. The frame has two sides and a number of...
Wiper bumper for a fluid dispensing component
In one embodiment, a component for dispensing a fluid includes: a plurality of fluid ejection orifices arrayed in a plane; and an elongated bumper extending...
Fluid-ejection assembly substrate having rounded ribs
A fluid-ejection assembly includes a die, a substrate, ribs, and adhesive. The die has nozzles through which fluid is ejected. The substrate provides the fluid...
Manufacture of a print head
Manufacturing method for an inkjet print head, comprising forming a nozzle layer onto a substrate, depositing an LSE (low surface energy) coating onto the...
Wide-array inkjet printhead assembly
A wide-array inkjet printhead assembly with die carriers includes a backbone which delivers fluid through a manifold with a number of openings. The openings are...
Movable spittoon platform
Embodiments of the present disclosure include systems and methods of handling ink using a movable spittoon platform. A frame defines at least a reservoir...
Density error correction
A method for density error correction is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes a) calculating an average density error for at least one row of an...
Media handling system
A non-transitory storage medium is disclosed herein. An example of the non-transitory storage medium includes instructions that, when executed by a processor,...
Right angle ruler
Initiation of storage device scans
Example embodiments relate to initiation of storage device scans based on a record of existing scans of the storage device. In particular, example embodiments...
Test tool for concurrent web services and user interface testing
A computer-executed test tool combines testing of an application at a user interface layer and a web services layer. The computer-executed test tool comprises a...
Storage device erase command having a control field controllable by a
A storage device includes storage media and a controller to control access of the storage media. The controller receives an erase command used to specify an...
MPLS VPN fault management using IGP monitoring system
In an exemplary embodiment, a method for managing a network includes monitoring a network using an interior gateway protocol to detect change in the network,...
Method and system for site path evaluation using web session clustering
A method and system for site path evaluation using web session clustering is provided. The method identifies properties of a plurality of web site traversal...
Adaptive object identification
A adaptive object identification mechanism provides an object description of an object of an application that is executed by a processor, where the object...