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Interconnect detection system
An interconnect detection system comprises a first connector member having a set of laterally spaced-apart contacts for communicatively engaging a corresponding...
Inkjet web printer
In one embodiment, an inkjet printer includes: a first series of print bars arranged along an arc on a first side of an arched printing unit and a second series...
Flexible circuit for fluid-jet precision-dispensing device cartridge
A fluid-jet precision-dispensing device cartridge assembly includes a housing, a fluid-jet precision-dispensing device die, and a flexible circuit. The housing...
Blur resistant barcode
A blur resistant barcode is disclosed. The blur resistant barcode comprise a plurality of parallel lines and spaces where information is encoded in the barcode...
Multi-function imaging and printing device
Multi-function imaging and printing device
Quadruple hinge assembly
Data storage means
Apparatus in accordance with at least one embodiment of the present invention includes a data storage cartridge and/or a receiver configured to receive the...
Software licensing management
In one embodiment, a method of computing comprises executing a software application, wherein the software application comprises at least first and second...
An apparatus and methods for modifying the security status of a computer component are disclosed. The apparatus represents a plurality of computer components;...
Formatting power-on request by blade module in power-off state under
auxiliary power in blade server system
By supplying auxiliary power to a blade's optional components, instead of polling the blade for the power requirements of a fully configured module, each...
Direct anonymous attestation using bilinear maps
Direct Anonymous Attestation, DAA, involves a Signer entity using a credential supplied by an Issuer to attest its possession of a particular characteristic to...
Systems and methods for resource access
Systems and methods are provided to manage access to computing resources. More specifically, certain embodiments are described in which a resource or resource...
Memory module including environmental optimization
A memory apparatus enable operation which is adapted to environmental conditions. The memory apparatus includes a memory module that can store and incorporate...
System and method for a hierarchical interconnect network
A system and method for a hierarchical interconnect network. Some illustrative embodiments comprise a network switch comprising a plurality of ports each...
Workload management using robustness mapping
Computer-implemented systems and associated operating methods use performance maps created by evaluating robustness of a database operator, query plan, or query...
Selectivity-based optimized-query-plan caching
Optimized query plans are partitioned into equivalence groups that each include equivalence classes. Each equivalence group corresponds to a particular...
Allocating goods to bidders in combinatorial auctions
Embodiments are directed to systems, methods, and apparatus for allocating goods to bidders in combinatorial auctions. In one embodiment, bids are received in a...
Advertisement selection based on key words
A computer-implemented method comprises running, by a processor, a plurality of classifiers on a web page to obtain one or more keywords. The method further...
Information technology service request level of service monitor
A method, system, and computer program product for monitoring service tickets for information technology (IT) service providers to ensure that levels of service...
Using application performance signatures for characterizing application
One embodiment is a method that determines application performance signatures occurring at an application server in a multi-tier architecture. The method then...
Systems and techniques for reducing power consumption in a mobile
Various embodiments are directed to systems and techniques for reducing power consumption in a mobile computing device. In one or more embodiments, a mobile...
Integrated personal digital assistant device
An integrated device provides functionality of both a PDA and cellular telephone. Features include a power button offering control of both the computing and...
Image developer for presenting ink to a photoconductor
In one embodiment, an image developer includes a developer roller rotatable along a photoconductor for presenting a layer of ink to the photoconductor and a...
Method of tracking an object in a video stream
A method of tracking an object such as a face in a video stream comprises running an object detector at a plurality of locations on a first frame, defining a...
Echo cancellation in which sound source signals are spatially distributed
to all speaker devices
A system includes microphone devices, echo cancellation mechanism, and speaker devices. Each echo cancellation mechanism corresponds to one of the microphone...
Determining an active line
Embodiments for connecting and disconnecting a first pair of conductors of a jack from a second pair of conductors of the jack, the first pair of conductors...
Method, apparatus and software for providing communications between a
packet switched network and a public...
A method, apparatus and software is disclosed in which a gateway server provides communications between an Internet Protocol (IP) network and Public Switched...
Selecting communication mode of communications apparatus
A communications device capable of communicating via any one of a number of communication modes comprises a mode comparator configured to determine which of the...
A virtual network has virtual machines on physical devices connected to network interfaces each coupled by tunnels (100) through a forwarding network (40), each...
Electronic device restraint mechanism
A docking station comprises a sliding member accessible to a user of the docking station and coupled to a post. The station also comprises a locking mechanism...
Printer including output matching
A printing system includes a first module configured for capturing an image of a target printer test page including a plurality of color patches and configured...
Printers and printer systems having cellular input/output
A method includes accessing a cellularly configured printer with a cellular device; and cellularly sending the printer an indication of a resource that is to be...
Cellular telephone protocol adaptive printing
A cellular telephone protocol adaptive printing method is provided. An example method may include identifying a cellular telephone print item to print,...
Positioning devices in a rack based on optical signals
To position electronic devices in a rack, one of the electronic devices in the rack emits an optical signal. One of a plurality of optical receivers mounted to...
Signal-amplification device for surface enhanced raman spectroscopy
A signal-amplification device for surface enhanced Raman spectroscopy (SERS). The signal-amplification device includes a non-SERS-active (NSA) substrate, a...
User interface for a video teleconference
A method is described for initiating and controlling a video conference between multiple video conference studios. A virtual meeting space is defined within a...
Electronic device having improved user interface
Embodiments of the present invention provide an electronic device, comprising a first display and a second display arranged to display a region of the first...
Computer device output setting indicator
A computer device comprises an output monitor configured to determine an output configuration setting for the computer device and automatically actuate an...
Techniques to provide automatic reminders
Techniques to provide automatic reminders are described. A mobile computing device may comprise a memo database and a memo application. The memo application may...
Compensating for position errors in displacement transducers
Methods of compensating for position errors due to signal scaling, linearity, and offset between first and second members in a displacement transducer are...
Methods of producing ink toners and ink compositions including ink toners
Methods of making ink toners for use in electrostatic imaging are disclosed.
Method of charging toner particles
A method of charging toner particles in a liquid toner includes mixing the toner with an acid, and mixing the toner with a base that reacts with the acid to...
Cable management system and method
A cable management system comprises an electronic device having a display member movably coupled to a base member, and a printed circuit board (PCB)...
Web flow path
A web flow path extends in a first direction opposite a print head and in a second opposite direction from the print head to a dryer.
Tray surface cleaning device
An apparatus and method are disclosed in which printing material is printed upon a tray surface and transferred to a sheet supported by the tray surface. A...
Computer processor with fairness monitor
A computer processor includes a fairness monitor for monitoring allocations of a processor resource to requestors. If unfairness is determined, a resource...
Firmware update network and process employing preprocessing techniques
A network for updating firmware, drivers, or application software facilitates the access to generated update packages by electronic devices and the update of...
Displaying multiple storage windows
Various embodiments are disclosed for displaying multiple storage windows. One embodiment is a method that displays a first window having a depiction of storage...