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Image aspect ratio adjustment system and method
An image aspect ratio adjustment system comprises an adjustment module configured to adjust image content to correspond to an aspect ratio of a display device...
Camera apparatus with saliency signal generation
An electronic still, video or hybrid camera has a physically or mechanically operable user control receiving an input from a user and generates a binary,...
Computing device entertainment mode system and method
A computing device entertainment mode system comprises a computing device comprising at least one indicator element disposed thereon, the computing device...
Redundant power supply systems and methods
A redundant power supply method is provided. The method includes communicatively coupling a load to a first source via a plurality of first power supplies and...
Fluid cartridge for a fluid supply system
A fluid cartridge for a printing device includes a housing having a base and a first and second chamber. A wall extends outwardly from and substantially normal...
Over-molded fluid interconnect
A fluid interconnect for a fluid enclosure includes an overmolded sealing surface of a thermoplastic elastomeric material, the sealing surface having an...
Delivering specific contents to specific recipients using broadcast
Systems and methods for delivering specific contents to specific recipients using broadcast networks. The methods include receiving an AV signal of a broadcast...
Object reference in a system
A system can be configured using configuration objects that have the ability to refer to one another. In one embodiment, the present invention includes such a...
Automated provisioning of virtual machines for a virtual machine buffer
pool and production pool
An automated provisioning system provisions computing resources for shared services in a resource-on-demand system. A number of virtual machines needed for a...
Single pass automatic photo album page layout
A method for quickly and efficiently locating objects, such as images having fixed aspect ratios, within a predefined space, such as a printed page, is...
Transmitting data words
There is provided a method of transmitting data words. The method includes (a) scrambling a first occurrence of a data word to produce a first scrambled data...
Adjusting cap settings of electronic devices according to measured
Workload of electronic devices in an electronic device enclosure is measured. Cap settings of the electronic devices are adjusted according to the measured...
Persistent security system and method
A persistent security system comprises a computing system comprising an operating system (OS), a basic input/output system (BIOS) and a hard disk drive (HDD),...
System and method for improving data integrity and memory performance
using non-volatile media
A system includes a non-volatile mass storage unit, e.g., a flash memory device and/or a hard drive unit for instance. A memory device is used as a high speed...
Method and system for automatic peripheral device identification
Method and system for latency-independent peripheral device identification. The computer system receives an interrupt from a peripheral device via a...
Configuring templates for an application and network management system
Methods and Systems for configuring secure templates for an application and network management system to provide network security. A template for an application...
Method and system for lexical mapping between document sets having a
Terms (e.g., words) used in an expert domain that correspond to terms in a naive domain are detected when there are no vocabulary pairs or document pairs...
Byte-based method, process and algorithm for service-oriented and utility
infrastructure usage measurement,...
A method for accounting for data processing system service usage is provided. The method comprises monitoring a total environmental consumption related to an...
Communication system and method therefor
To effectively prevent information leakage from a communication node, such as a cellular phone. Not an actual communication-destination telephone number, but a...
Control mechanisms for mobile devices
A control mechanism for a mobile communication device includes a first mode element, a second mode element and a third mode element. Each mode element...
Three-dimensional die stacks with inter-device and intra-device optical
Examples of a computer system packaged in a three-dimensional stack of dies are described. The package includes an electrical die and an optical die coupled to...
Apparatus, and associated method, for displaying data using data painting
of an asymmetrical facial image
An apparatus, and an associated methodology, by which to display multi-dimensional data. Data of a plurality of dimensions is mapped onto visualization...
Nonhuman animal integument pixel classification
Systems and methods of classifying pixels into a nonhuman animal integument class are described. In one aspect, values of features in a discriminant space are...
File management of digital images using the names of people identified in
A method and apparatus for organizing digital images that contain a persons face is disclosed. A database of known faces allows the faces in the images to be...
Protocol incompatibility detection
A network switch configured to detect protocol incompatibility and a corresponding method are described. The switch comprises one or more network ports and a...
Apparatus for discovering devices in a wireless network
A Bluetooth-enabled computing device includes a user interface for displaying a prompt to specify a descriptive identifier for a network device prior to...
Image-stabilization systems and methods
Image stabilization systems and methods are disclosed. One embodiment of the image stabilization method, among others, includes detecting motion of a camera,...
RFID system with a mobile RFID reader
An RFID system includes a pair of guide tracks located on opposite boundaries of at least one zone. A channel is movably attached to the guide tracks and is...
Memristor amorphous metal alloy electrodes
A nanoscale switching device comprises at least two electrodes, each of a nanoscale width; and an active region disposed between and in electrical contact with...
Polymer for an ink receiving layer of an inkjet recording element
A polymer for an ink receiving layer of an inkjet recording element includes at least one first monomer chemically bonded to at least one second monomer. The...
Signaling cable with flexible metallic shielding
Apparatus and methods are provided directed to signal cabling. An illustrative cable includes first and second connectors. Each connector includes a plurality...
Dynamic trust management
A method and apparatus are provided for tracking the state of a software component in use on a computing platform. Upon a change of a first type in the software...
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...
Procedure for booting a first computer using the operating system of a
A method for operating at least one first computer entity with an operating system of a second computer entity includes: detecting and registering a set of...
Electronic device data access system and method
An electronic device data access method comprising sharing, by an operating system and a pre-boot environment module, data stored in a hard disk drive in the...
Method of allocating memory
A method of allocating memory in a memory unit includes creating a data structure containing a list of all available memory segments; and assigning a bias to...
System and method for providing serial bus connectivity
Versatile serial bus connectivity is provided for enabling detection and use of passive media output devices that connect to a host device through a serial bus...
Diagnosing a path in a storage network
Described herein are exemplary storage network architectures and methods for diagnosing a path in a storage network. Devices and nodes in the storage network...
Method and apparatus for dynamically managing bandwidth for clients in a
storage area network
A method for managing bandwidth allocation in a storage area network includes receiving a plurality of Input/Output (I/O) requests from a plurality of client...
System and method for managing information requests
A system for managing information requests a header data library accessible by a processor. The system also comprises a security module accessible by the...
Multiple server workload management using instant capacity processors
In one embodiment, a method for workload management using instant capacity (iCAP) processors comprises generating performance data related to workloads on...
System and method for determining a streaming media server configuration
for supporting expected workload in...
According to at least one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, into a capacity planning system, workload information representing an expected workload of...
Positionally dependent pattern checking in character strings using
deterministic finite automata
A deterministic finite state machine organised for the detection of positionally significant matches of characters in a string of characters examines each...
Techniques to associate media information with related information
System, apparatus, method, and article for techniques to associate media data with related information. A mobile computing device includes a media manager...
Automatic conversion schema for cached web requests
Various embodiments are directed to a proxy system for implementing an automatic conversion schema which allows data results from a publishing application to be...
Determining whether a digital rights management system's native license is
Embodiments of the present invention pertain to determining whether a digital rights management system's native license is valid. According to one embodiment, a...
Software application domain and storage domain risk analysis process and
A method for analyzing management risk of a computer network includes selecting a portion of a storage system, determining a first downtime cost associated with...
Provided are techniques for allowing consumers to reserve a resource, in which potential consumers have a choice among a number of different reservation...
Digital audio device
A digital audio system configured to facilitate a collaborative audio session comprises a first digital audio device operable by a first user, a second digital...
Light illumination compensation for mobile computing devices
A mobile computing device includes a housing, a light source, a power circuit, and a processing circuit. The housing is configured to be carried by a user while...