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Method and article for determining use of consumable items in an
An image-forming device and method for determining use of consumable items therein includes a consumable item memory storing a substantially unique identifier...
Physical representational objects with digital memory and methods of
manufacture and use thereof
A representational object contains a visual representation of a character and a memory tag comprising a digital memory adapted to be read from when inductively...
Display device cradle
Methods and systems for using state ranges for processing regular
expressions in intrusion-prevention systems
Methods and systems are provided for using state ranges for processing regular expressions in intrusion-prevention systems. In an embodiment, in an...
Method and system for communicating media program information
A method for communicating media program information is provided. The method includes receiving a content-augmented broadcast signal at a conventional broadcast...
Method and a system that enables the calculation of resource requirements
for a composite application
Embodiments of the present invention that pertain to methods and systems for the calculation of resource requirements for a composite application are described....
System for controlling a distribution of unutilized computer resources
Computer resources from a pool of resources are allocated for executing an application. An amount of unutilized resources in the pool of resources is...
Determining power requirements by requesting auxiliary powered memory for
server's each onboard component's need
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...
Providing shared memory in a distributed computing system
A distributed computing system includes a plurality of processors and shared memory service entities executable on the processors. Each of the shared memory...
Maintaining data stored in a memory module when transferring the memory
module from a first controller to a...
To transfer a memory module between controllers, an external power source is connected to a memory module mounted to a first controller. The memory module is...
Access control management
In one embodiment, a cartridge library, comprises a management component comprising a first processor module and a memory medium communicatively connected to...
Converting data from a first network format to non-network format and from
the non-network format to a second...
A system including a first node configured to receive first data in a first format that specifies a network destination for the first data and convert the first...
Software release validation
Software release validation is disclosed. A plan of record is provided, having entity information for a software application associated with a plurality of...
Operating a communications infrastructure on a pre-payment basis
Subscribers to a communications infrastructure, such as a GPRS network, can pre-pay for use of metered resources of the infrastructure. When a pre-payment...
Quantum information conversion between matter and light representations
Structures and methods allow: transfer of quantum information represented using the states of light to a representation using the states of matter systems;...
Method and system of processing an image containing undesirable pixels
In a method of processing an image containing undesirable pixels, a coarse identification of a location of the undesirable pixels is received. The coarse...
The disclosed embodiments relate to a signaling packet that includes an indication that the packet is not part of a data transmission. The signaling packet may...
Method and system for WLAN synchronization
Method and system for synchronizing Access Points in a WLAN, such as a CSMA/CA Access Point. A method of synchronizing a first Access Point and a second Access...
Peripheral signal handling in extensible three dimensional circuits
A method for handling peripheral signals in an extensible three dimensional circuit includes forming an extensible three dimensional circuit with a plurality of...
Generating a visualization to show mining results produced from selected
data items and attribute(s) in a...
To visualize and analyze data, selection of at least one focus area in a visualization of a data set is received. Based on characteristics of the selected at...
Lighting and usability features for key structures and keypads on
A keypad is provided for a computing device. The keypad includes one or more lighting devices or mechanisms for illuminating a plurality of keys structures. In...
Thin film device fabrication process using 3D template
A fabrication process for a device such as a backplane for a flat panel display includes depositing thin film layers on a substrate, forming a 3D template...
Coated media for improved output stacking performance
The present invention is drawn to a coated substrate for ink-jet ink printing. The substrate can have an ink-receiving coating on the imaging side. On the...
Provided are, inter alia, systems, methods and techniques for facilitating identification of a skilled resource's skill set. Initially, a master set of...
Defining a bounding box for projected images
A system for defining a bounding box include one or more image projectors; one or more optical beam generators; a display surface; a computing element; and a...
Standalone open frame
A standalone open frame of an apparatus in one example is configured to support a rack-mount electronic component of a predetermined size selected from any of a...
Heat sink fin with stator blade
Systems, methodologies, and other embodiments are associated with a heat sink with a fin configured with a stator blade. One example includes a heat sink...
Dynamically controlling the number of busy waiters in a synchronization
An embodiment of the invention provides an apparatus and a method of dynamically controlling the number of busy waiters in for a synchronization object. The...
On-line memory testing
A method of testing on-line and spare memory is disclosed. Such memory may currently store in-use data at some addresses. The testing is initiated upon an...
System and method for adjusting operating points of a processor based on
detected processor errors
A processor comprises a processor core and a controller. The processor core has an execution unit configured to execute instructions and to attempt to perform...
Expander circuit for a solid state persistent storage device that provides
a plurality of interfaces to...
A system includes a solid state persistent storage device, and a plurality of storage controllers to manage access of the solid state persistent storage device....
Authentication of a request to alter at least one of a BIOS and a setting
associated with the BIOS
A system comprises storage and a basic input/output system (BIOS) stored in the storage and adapted to be executed by a processor. The BIOS has an associated...
Public-key infrastructure in network management
A method of granting a public-key certificate to a managed node in an IT network is provided. A request from the managed node to grant the certificate is...
Method to improve operating performance of a computing device
The system includes a microprocessor, a first buffer, a second buffer, and a control circuit. The control circuit includes a memory and an interface. The...
Transaction flow control in PCI express fabric
A computer-executed method for controlling transaction flow in a network comprises communicating transaction packets among a plurality of devices in a network...
Wireless communications systems and wireless communications methods
Wireless network access methods, communication device configuration methods, configuration devices, communications systems, and articles of manufacture are...
Federation of grids using rings of trust
A system for sharing computer resources comprises a node in a first computer grid, and one or more processing units adapted to instantiate an information path...
Storage area network mapping
A computerized method for determining whether a storage device detected in a SAN is associated with a storage array detected in the SAN, where the storage array...
Automated provisioning of computing networks using a network database data
A framework for automatically provisioning computing devices includes a central database system and a central file system. Information stored in the database...
Identifying files associated with a workflow
To determine files associated with one or more workflows, a trace of accesses of files in at least one server is received. The files are grouped into at least...
Systems and methods for utilizing printing device data in a customer
Systems and methods are described for collecting data in component memory of a printing device replaceable component and utilizing the data in a customer...
Auction method and apparatus
An automatic system for determining outcomes to an auction process represents the auction by a directed graph and uses a K best solutions algorithm to determine...
Energy efficient CRAC unit operation
A method for controlling one or more computer room air conditioning (CRAC) units configured to receive return air for energy efficient operation. In the method,...
System and method for locating and accessing wireless resources
A system and method are disclosed for locating resources available to portable electronic devices which are enabled for short range wireless communications. The...
Constructing arbitrary-plane and multi-arbitrary-plane mosaic composite
images from a multi-imager
A method for constructing arbitrary-plane and multi-arbitrary-plane mosaic composite images from a multi-imager is disclosed. A first homography set is...
Interactive pre-programmed voice response system
As apparatus for responding silently to incoming calls in a communication system. Such an apparatus provides the capability to respond to incoming calls in the...
Seamless roaming across wireless subnets using source address forwarding
To enable devices to detect L3 roaming users and to take appropriate forwarding actions, L3 knowledge is introduced inside a bridge in a non-intrusive way. In...
Memory module including voltage sense monitoring interface
Memory devices and systems include a voltage sense line for addressing voltage tolerances across variable loadings. The memory devices and systems comprise a...
A display system encompasses electrodes that induce a convective flow of a carrier fluid that transports a colorant species that is suspended in the carrier...