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Configurable input in a portable computing device
A configurable portable computing device having a first display panel and a second display panel, a first user input device and a second user input device....
Systems and methods for correcting image perspective
Systems and methods for correcting perspective in an image are invented and disclosed. One embodiment comprises capturing image data responsive to light...
Fast injection optical switch
A fast injection optical switch is disclosed. The optical switch includes a thyristor having a plurality of layers including an outer doped layer and a...
Fabricating arrays of metallic nanostructures
A patterned array of metallic nanostructures and fabrication thereof is described. A device comprises a patterned array of metallic columns vertically extending...
Air detection in inkjet pens
An inkjet pen includes a standpipe plenum, a printhead in fluid communication with the standpipe plenum, and a detector for detecting the amount of air in the...
Method for forming a fluid ejection device
A method of forming a fluid ejection device includes forming a pair of first glass layers and forming a second glass layer. Each first glass layer includes a...
A web has a surface layer integrally extending between opposite transverse edges. The surface layer includes absorbent region separated by at least one...
Method of estimating alignment
The invention relates to a method of estimating the alignment in the printing medium direction between a first and a second pen of a printing system having a...
Network for lifecycle management of firmware and software in electronic
Disclosed herein is an electronic device network for lifecycle management of firmware and software in electronic devices. The electronic device network may also...
Declarative association of dialog fields
A computer-based user interface comprises a dialog control element for usage in creating a dialog. The dialog control element acts upon a data model containing...
Methods and systems for handling hidden dialogs in a media centered
graphical user environment
An exemplary method for handling a hidden dialog in a media centered graphical user environment is presented including: detecting the hidden dialog; determining...
Personalized slide show generation
A personalized slide show generation system is comprised of a script generator and a personalized slide show generation engine. The script generator is...
Device management network with support for roaming
A device management network that supports roaming selectively conducts device management activities on a mobile device when it is roaming. The mobile device is...
Methods and systems for utilizing cryptographic functions of a
A computer platform is provided that comprises a processor and a cryptographic co-processor coupled to the processor. The computer platform further comprises a...
Cryptographic method and apparatus
A cryptographic method and apparatus is provided in which an identifier-based encryption process is used to encrypt a message with an identifier string that...
System and method for determining a gamma curve of a display device
A method of determining a gamma curve of a display device includes identifying a region of interest of a display surface of the display device. A centroid of...
Graphics optimization system and method
A graphics optimization system comprises a graphics application adapted to render a data model for presentation via a graphics card using a plurality of...
Three-dimensional contact-sensitive feature for electronic devices
An electronic device is formed at least partially from a deflectable material that generates an electrical signal in response to contact. The first material is...
A memristive device includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and an active region disposed between the first and second electrodes. At least one of the...
Synchronization using commitment
A method of sharing a file object among a plurality of competing processes, the file object having a content that at least one competing process may need to...
Pattern discovery in a network system
Patterns can be discovered in events collected by a network system. In one embodiment, the present invention includes collecting and storing events from a...
Ingestion interface for transferring update package containers into a
Aspects of the present invention may be seen in a method and system for the ingestion of update package containers (or other types of containers, in general)...
Efficient mechanism for preventing starvation in counting semaphores
An algorithm for preventing starving threads in a counting semaphore for a computer operating system. The algorithm operates in a stealing mode where threads...
Update system employing reference software to reduce number of update
Disclosed herein is an electronic device having an update agent capable of updating application software employing reference software and an update package...
System and method for secure operating system boot
There is provided a method for operating a basic input/output system (BIOS) of a pay-as-you go computer system. In one example embodiment, the method includes...
Evasion of power on self test during an operating system initiated reboot
A system and method to evade the power on self test during an operating system initiated reboot is disclosed. In one embodiment, a method for optimizing reboot...
Program thread syncronization
A barrier for synchronizing program threads for a plurality of processors includes a filter configured to be coupled to a plurality of processors executing a...
Controlling processor access to cache memory
A plurality of bits are added to virtual and physical memory addresses to specify the level at which data is stored in a multi-level cache hierarchy. When data...
A virtual tape library including a module which is operable to issue input and output commands to a tape drive connected to the virtual tape library, wherein an...
Enhanced CPU RASUM feature in ISS servers
Generally, in accordance with embodiments of the present invention, a system having a north bridge and two or more Front Side Buses (FSBs) coupled to the north...
Synthetic bridging for networks
An apparatus has a content node to logically select a first A/V stream from an application layer of a first network and a collaboration node to logically select...
Cell compatibilty in multiprocessor systems
In one embodiment, a multiprocessor computer system comprises at least a first partition having a first operating system comprising logic to initiate a request...
Apparatus and method for identifying a requested level of service for a
An apparatus for identifying a requested level of service for a transaction wherein the transaction may be processed in accordance with the requested level of...
System and method for discovering managed information technology resources
A system for managing an information technology (IT) resource comprises a managed object that represents the resource. At least one management interface is...
Method and system for load balancing
A system and method of load balancing in an upstream proxy. Information is received from a plurality of downstream proxies. A list of downstream proxies is...
Techniques to reduce radio frequency noise
Various embodiments to reduce radio frequency noise are described. An apparatus may comprise a mobile computing device having a radio frequency noise reduction...
Systems and methods of generating Z-buffers in cameras
Systems and methods for implementing Z-buffer generation in a camera are disclosed. In an exemplary embodiment the method may comprise actuating a light sensor...
Photonic connection and method for enhancing alignment accuracy thereof
A photonic connection includes a first fiber and a second fiber. The first fiber has a core with a first predetermined pattern defined on or in a facet thereof,...
Estimating a point spread function of an image capture device
In a method for estimating a point spread function of an image capture device, a first function representing a captured version of a first test image is...
System and method for identifying symbols for processing images
An image-processing system receives an image from a user and identifies an image-processing instruction which has been added to the image by the user. The...
A method of establishing a shared secret random cryptographic key between a sender and a recipient using a quantum communications channel is described. The...
Optical system with superlens
An optical system includes an optical recording medium configured to store data and a light device configured to emit a beam of light to write the data to the...
Flexible sheet with sealing skirt for keyboard assembly
A computer comprises an upper housing, a lower housing, and a flexible sheet disposed between the housings. The sheet covers and area of least one of the...
Detecting blocks of commercial content in video data
Systems and methods of detecting blocks of commercial content in video data are described. In one aspect, visual parameter values and audio parameter values are...
Interconnection architecture for multilayer circuits
An interconnection architecture for multilayer circuits includes an array of vias and a CMOS layer configured to selectively access the array of vias according...
Power sharing with stackable switches
Power is automatically allocated among a plurality of network switches, such as a plurality of stackable switches. In one embodiment, one device in the network...
Augmented small form-factor connector
A connector that is structured to electrically and physically connect with (i) a first connector type using a first set of electrical contacts, and (ii) a...