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Information sharing between a backup storage device and a management
Backup storage apparatus and related methods wherein communication capabilities are provided that allow information to be shared between devices installed in...
Updating data entries stored on a data storage unit from an authority
A method of updating a data entry stored on a data storage unit, the data entry including data elements that are unique to the data storage unit and the data...
A method of analysing a network having a plurality of computing and infrastructure elements, some of which run agents that monitor one or more network...
Encryption keys for multiple drive fault tolerance
A system and related method for calculating parity information for disk array drive failure recovery. More specifically, using eight bit coefficients and...
Detecting duplicative user data on computing device
A client-side device is capable of wirelessly receiving user data for the device. The device is capable of removing duplicative user data items among data...
Method and system for anonymous reporting
A system and method for anonymous reporting. Specifically, the method includes collecting user information about a user and generating a user profile based on...
System and method for calculating employee expenses
A method and apparatus for calculating employee expenses is disclosed herein. One embodiment of the method may include transferring first data from a first...
Method and system for generating recommendations
A method and system for generating recommendations are described. The method of generating a recommendation list of products to a customer comprises using OLAP...
Managing power consumption in a wireless device
A property of a wireless signal over time is monitored while a processor is maintained in a first power state that utilizes less power than a second power...
Use of previously-calculated position fix for location based query
A computing device is provided for responding to a location-based query. The computing device receives the query, determines that a current position fix is...
Methods for providing universal network access within a wireless
A wireless network access point that is compatible with multiple wireless network access profiles. The wireless network access point of the present invention...
Traffic flow management through a multipath network
A method for managing traffic flow through a multipath network and systems and apparatuses configured to employ such a method are provided. The method includes...
System and method for identifying attributes of a printed image
Memorializing a printed image, including detecting at least one attribute associated with the originally printed image, the attribute identifying a ...
Thin film transistor logic
A thin-film logic circuit, which can be fabricated entirely of TFTs of the same conductivity type, includes a logic stage connected to a supply voltage and a...
Microneedles formed by electroplating and selectively releasing
temperature sensitive layers
Methods and structures including a release mechanism for use with the formation and then separation of a multi-layered structure are provided. The methods and...
Method and assembly for binding a book with adhesive
An adhesive application assembly is configured for use in a book binding station that includes a saddle for supporting a plurality of sheets. The adhesive...
Ink set, ink system and method for printing an image
An ink set includes a red ink and a magenta ink. The red ink includes an effective amount of a red pigment having a predetermined red/green lambda cutoff, and...
Sheet-feeding device and method of feeding sheet media
A sheet-feeding device includes a tray for holding sheet media of various widths and a shaft extending across the tray. A plurality of pick assemblies is...
Handheld computer system configured to authenticate a user and power-up in
response to a single action by the user
A computer system configured to authenticate a user and to power-up in response to a single action by the user is described. In particular, the computer system...
A method is disclosed that comprises creating a plurality of vaulting policies, each vaulting policy having one or more cycles specifying a movement of media to...
Detection of cloned identifiers in communication systems
According to one aspect of the present invention, there is provided a method, in a communication system having a plurality of communication devices each having...
An optical interconnect includes a translatable optical source; an optical modulator element disposed on a circuit board and configured to receive an optical...
Dynamic optical signal tracking on a detector array in a free space
optical communication system
A free-space optical communication system includes a detector array having a plurality of detector elements and a transmitting source. Dynamic movement of the...
Magnetically activated photonic switches and switch fabrics employing the
Various embodiments of the present invention are directed to photonic switches and switch fabrics employing the photonic switches. In one embodiment of the...
Photonic systems and methods for encoding data in carrier electromagnetic
Various embodiments of the present invention are related to photonic systems and methods that can be used to encode data in carrier electromagnetic waves. In...
Charge-based memory cell for optical resonator tuning
An optical resonator configured to be tuned using a charge-based memory cell includes an optical cavity configured to transmit light and receive injected charge...
Method and apparatus for router aggregation
One embodiment disclosed relates to a method of routing a packet by way of a router aggregation. A packet is received from outside the aggregation by an...
Apparatus and methods for maintaining a reliable time clock on a mobile
computing device supporting satellite...
Various embodiments for maintaining a reliable time clock on a mobile computing device are described. In one embodiment, a mobile computing device may...
Providing a capacitor-based power supply to enable backup copying of data
from volatile storage to persistent...
A system includes a volatile storage, a persistent storage, a capacitor-based power supply, and a controller coupled to the capacitor-based power supply. The...
Memory access strobe configuration system and process
A memory access strobe configuration system and process operable to generate a strobe signal having a selected phase. Based on the strobe signal, a write/read...
Server infrastructure having independent backplanes to distribute power
and to route signals
Embodiments of the present technique are directed to a backplane infrastructure. The backplane infrastructure may include a passive power backplane configured...
Removable airflow guide assembly for a computer system
In accordance with at least some embodiments, a computer system include a chassis and a main airflow channel within the chassis. The computer system also...
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to single prism beamsplitters and compound beamsplitters formed from combining one or more of the single prism...
Memristors with insulation elements and methods for fabricating the same
Embodiments of the present invention are directed to nanoscale memristor devices that provide nonvolatile memristive switching. In one embodiment, a memristor...
Pigmented ink having infrared absorption and low visible color
An ink having infrared (IR) absorptivity includes an ink vehicle and an IR absorptive pigment having low visible color. According to one exemplary embodiment,...
Pretreatment fluid and method of making and using the same
A pretreatment fluid includes an effective amount of a fluorinated surfactant and a vehicle. The fluorinated surfactant is selected from at least one non-ionic...
Ink compositions for use in highlighter markers and associated methods
Highlighter ink compositions can be prepared which provide improved abilities to reduce smear during highlighting. Highlighter ink compositions can include an...
Microfluidic device and a fluid ejection device incorporating the same
A microfluidic device includes first and second substrates bonded together. The first substrate has first and second opposed surfaces. A die pocket is formed in...
Pressure sensor grid
A pressure sensor grid can comprise a plurality of bottom wires, arranged substantially parallel to each other and overlaid by a plurality of top wires arranged...
Central processing unit with multiple clock zones and operating method
One embodiment of the invention comprises, in each clock zone of a central processing unit, at least one sensor that generates a power signal indicative of a...
TPM device for multi-processor systems
In one embodiment, a computer system comprises at least a first computing cell and a second computing cell, each computing cell comprising at least one...
Storage system including capability to move a virtual storage device group
without moving data
A storage system comprises a plurality of storage arrays, a plurality of controllers selectively coupled to ones of the storage arrays, a network fabric...
System and method of a storage expansion unit for a network attached
A system and method of a storage expansion unit for a network attached storage device. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are storage expander...
Apparatus for communicating with a network
An apparatus for communicating with a network comprises a queue and logic. The queue has at least one entry stored therein. The at least one entry respectively...
Method for intelligently selecting wireless access point
A method and system for selecting and connecting to an access point in a wireless network of devices, such as a Bluetooth network. Initially, an initiator...
A method for discovering a network comprising network devices, the method including dividing the network into zones of network devices, in a zone of the...
Tiered web site with web-tier admission control based on utilization data
generated on application tier
An e-commerce web site has an application tier and a web tier, each with multiple servers. The application tier runs the resource-intensive functions germane to...
Ink cartridge vending machine
A vending machine capable of refilling used ink cartridges as well as dispensing filled ink cartridges is closed. The vending machine includes at least one...
Method and system for reducing a voice signal noise
A method is provided whereby, before being subjected to a low rate voice coding, an incoming digital voice signal is chronologically segmented into blocks, the...
Identifying remote, external devices and facilitating communication
A method for enabling a portable electronic device, such as a personal data assistant (PDA), cellular telephone, or notebook computer, to identify remote,...