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Negative index material-based modulators and methods for fabricating the
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to external, electronically controllable, negative index material-based modulators. In one aspect, an...
Processing a memory request in a chip multiprocessor having a stacked
A chip multiprocessor die supports optional stacking of additional dies. The chip multiprocessor includes a plurality of processor cores, a memory controller,...
Computer workload redistribution based on prediction from analysis of
local resource utilization chronology data
The present invention provides for redistributing workloads among computers to optimize resource utilization. Utilization by software workloads of computer...
Matching descriptions of resources with workload requirements
Workload requirements for an application to be deployed in a system are received. Descriptions of resources in the system are matched with the workload...
Voice mark-up language and interpreter
A voice markup language for a service for a telecommunication service platform, the telecommunication service platform having a communication layer and a...
Systems and methods for controlling use of power in a computer system
In one embodiment, a power adapter comprises a power supply to output power for powering a powered device. The power adapter outputs information indicative of...
Method and system for presenting an interrupt request to processors
executing in lock step
A method and system of presenting an interrupt request to processors executing in lock step. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are computer systems...
Servicing memory read requests
Included are embodiments for a method for servicing memory read requests. At least one embodiment of a method includes receiving read requests from the I/O...
Network access device capability alert mechanism
A system on a computer network device for managing a network access device capability arranged to alert a computer network administrator if a network access...
Reserving a shared volume in a multiple node data storage system
A method for reserving a shared volume in a multiple node data storage system is disclosed. The method ensures that only one host at a time has access to the...
System and method for facilitating distribution of a translator
Disclosed are systems and methods for installing translators. In one embodiment, a system and a method pertain to identifying devices that are to receive the...
Predicting user-item ratings
A method of predicting user-item ratings includes providing a first matrix of hidden variables associated with individual items, a second matrix of hidden...
Auto-updating reader program for document files
A document reader program determines the existence of an updated version of a document file at a network location specified by an original version of the...
File system consistency checking in a distributed segmented file system
A method of performing a file system consistency check in a distributed, segmented file system, includes: analyzing primary objects of a first segment of the...
Customs information system with selective transaction audit
A system for generating and auditing customs documents for the importation of goods purchased by a buyer from a seller. The system includes a customs...
System and method for managing supplier intelligence
A method of managing supplier intelligence is provided. The method includes collecting procurement data from a plurality of data sources. The procurement data...
Determining feasible variations for assigning applications to resources
Constraints on assigning applications to resources are determined. The applications are divided into sets, wherein applications in a set are related by at least...
Evaluating service level agreement violations
A technique for evaluating service level agreement (SLA) violations occurring in a computing system with agreed-upon model for exemptions is provided. The...
Device control system
A device control system includes a general device component, a feature definition set, and a specific device component. The feature definition set is...
Task switching between two computing devices
A method is provided to enable the person to switch use of computing devices when working with records and/or documents. A method such as described may be...
Open update framework for mobile handsets capable of processing packages
based on mime-types
Disclosed herein is a mobile handset, part of an open update framework, that uses a mime-type to determine if an update package received is appropriate for an...
Dynamic networking modes method and apparatus
A portable electronic device is disclosed. The portable electronic device includes a wireless transceiver, a processor coupled to the wireless transceiver, a...
Ink development units for printers
An ink development unit is disclosed for liquid electro photography (LEP) printers or the like. An exemplary squeegee on PIP (photo imaging plate) (or "SOP")...
Cameras are adjusted by setting magnifications of two or more cameras to be substantially equal, focusing the two or more cameras, and setting the two or more...
Text extraction and its application to compound document image compression
Disclosed are systems and methods to identify text-like pixels from an image by providing an image and classifying line segments of pixels within the image by...
Methods and systems for data rate detection for multi-speed embedded clock
A method of determining a data rate of a high speed serially transmitted data stream comprises statistically examining edge timing characteristics of the...
Serial connection external interface riser cards avoidance of abutment of
parallel connection external...
A first riser card of an apparatus in an example substantially axially connects with a first serial connection external interface of a printed circuit board...
Via design for flux residue mitigation
Provided is an electrically conductive via for reducing flux residue. The via has a first aperture having a first diameter size. The via further has a second...
System and method for manufacturing a thin-film device
A thin-film device includes a plurality of circuit components defining an operational region of the thin-film device, an unpatterned channel portion (108, 340)...
Rounded three-dimensional germanium active channel for transistors and
A process is provided for fabricating rounded three-dimensional germanium active channels for transistors and sensors. For forming sensors, the process...
Methods and systems for providing print media distortion compensation
A reference image of an area of a print media is captured at approximately a first time by an image acquisition system. A first application of ink is applied...
Method of printing and printing system
A method of printing comprising: determining the position of ink marks on a medium resulting from the breakaway of secondary ink drops from primary ink drops;...
Double-sided printing system
A method for double-sided printing may include ejecting printing fluid from a fluid ejector to a platen configured to receive print media, the platen supporting...
Printer media transport system
A printer media transport system includes a pick roller and a cleaner roller. The pick roller has a pick surface configured to rotate and frictionally direct...
Data encoding pattern
A product 100 having a data encoding pattern 108 printed on it, the pattern defining a grid having a grid spacing, wherein the grid spacing has discontinuities...
Event aggregation in a network
A network system can have a plurality of distributed software agents configured to collect events from network devices. In one embodiment, the agents are...
Apparatus, and an associated methodology, for facilitating authentication
using a digital music authentication...
An apparatus, and an associated methodology, for facilitating authentication of a user device to access content at another device. A music file is selected as...
Software fault detection using progress tracker
The invention provides for software fault detection. A software process tracks its own progress. In the event the timer times out, a handler checks the...
Data processing apparatus and method of processing data
Data processing apparatus comprising: a chunk store containing specimen data chunks, a manifest store containing at least one manifest that represents at least...
Real-time monitoring of service agreements
A telecommunications network management system is disclosed that continuously monitors compliance with a service level agreement. In a preferred embodiment, the...
System and method for data clustering
A method for data clustering may comprise entering data into a computer network comprising a master processor, an array of slave processors, and two cluster...
Determining whether change in workload of database system has occurred,
and/or whether executing current...
Whether a change in workload of a database system has occurred can be determined. Investigative queries are formulated. Each investigative query is adapted to...
Contact-centric user-interface features for computing devices
Embodiments described herein provide a system, method and technique for operating a communication device. According to an embodiment, information contained in a...
Method and apparatus for electromagnetic resonance using negative index
An electromagnetic resonance device includes an input reflector, an output reflector, and a periodic dielectric medium (PDM) disposed between the input...
Data processing modules and systems
Data processing modules including a housing and connectors carried by the housing, and systems including the same.
Method for forming an electronic device
Provided is a low cost system and method for forming electronic devices, especially large surface area devices. The process of imprint lithography is combined...
Fluid ejection device
A fluid ejection device includes a fluid chamber, a resistor formed within the fluid chamber, and an orifice communicated with the fluid chamber, wherein the...
In one embodiment, a print bar includes: a substrate having a longer part and a shorter part extending along and parallel to the longer part such that each end...
Techniques for providing a personal identification security feature to a
portable computing device
One embodiment in accordance with the present invention includes implementing a personal digital assistant (PDA) with a wireless personal identification...
Method and system for integrating policies across systems
The disclosed embodiments relate to a system and method of applying policies. The method may include identifying a first entity and a first relationship, the...