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System and method for controlling access to a function performed by a
A method and system for extending an authentication of a wireless device are disclosed. For example, the method includes authenticating access to the wireless...
Coding unit quantization parameters in video coding
A method is provided that includes receiving a coded largest coding unit in a video decoder, wherein the coded largest coding unit includes a coded coding unit...
User feedback systems and methods
An exemplary method includes detecting, by a user feedback system, ring-back content provided to a first computing device during a connection period prior to...
Apparatus, method, and computer program for streaming media peripheral
address and capability configuration
A network-enabled device may include an interface operably connected to an interface of a streaming media device, and be configured to receive a request from...
Trust level modifier
A computer establishes normal activity levels of a factor associated with an application, system, network, or computing environment. The computer receives rules...
System for authorizing electronic communication of confidential or
proprietary data to external entities
A platform for providing authorization of electronic communication of secure data to external entities, e.g., vendors, third parties or the like based on an...
Multi-level iSCSI QoS for target differentiated data in DCB networks
In an embodiment, a method can include setting metadata of a first data packet to have a first priority level based on a first internal classifier of the first...
Adaptive scheduling of data flows in data center networks for efficient
An approach is provided in which a first virtual machine, executing on a host computer system, generates a data packet with a target destination at a second...
Distributed acoustic sensing using low pulse repetition rates
A distributed acoustic sensing system and a method of obtaining acoustic levels using the distributed acoustic sensing system are described. The distributed...
Sequenced pulse-width adjustment in a resonant clocking circuit
A clock driver control scheme for a resonant clock distribution network provides robust operation by controlling a pulse width of the output of clock driver...
Programmable charge pump
A charge pump includes a charge pump core circuit, a replica bias circuit, and a differential amplifier. The charge pump core circuit includes current source...
Downhole energy harvesting method and device
A device generates electrical energy from mechanical motion in a downhole environment. The device includes a magnetostrictive element and an electrically...
Method of forming a gate shield in an ED-CMOS transistor and a base of a
bipolar transistor using BICMOS...
A method of fabricating a MOSFET transistor in a SiGe BICMOS technology and resulting structure having a drain-gate feedback capacitance shield formed between a...
A high-voltage bipolar semiconductor controlled rectifier (SCR) includes an emitter region having a first polarity and overlying a base region having a second...
Mutual ballasting multi-finger bidirectional ESD device
An integrated circuit includes a bidirectional ESD device which has a plurality of parallel switch legs. Each switch leg includes a first current switch and a...
Integrated circuit die with corner IO pads
An integrated circuit (IC) die has side input/output (IO) pads located along each side of the die interior. Each die corner has a corner IO pad. The side IO...
Hybrid thermal electrostatic clamp
An electrostatic clamp having improved temperature uniformity is disclosed. The electrostatic clamp includes an LED array mounted along an annular ring so as to...
Implant profiling with resist
A process for forming at least two different doping levels at the surface of a wafer using one photo resist pattern and implantation process step. A resist...
System and method of managing tags associated with read voltages
A data storage device includes a controller coupled to a non-volatile memory. The non-volatile memory is configured to store multiple tags that include a first...
Segmentation of blocks for faster bit line settling/recovery in
non-volatile memory devices
In non-volatile memory circuits, the amount of time needed for bit lines to settle can vary significantly depending on the location of the blocks selected. For...
Oversight control of an adaptive noise canceler in a personal audio device
A personal audio device, such as a wireless telephone, includes an adaptive noise canceling (ANC) circuit that adaptively generates an anti-noise signal from a...
Controlled coin portal
A controlled coin inlet or portal is described that allows for improved alignment of a coin with the coin entry slot of a coin acceptor mechanism. A coin entry...
Modeling geologic surfaces using unilateral non-node constraints from
neighboring surfaces in the stratigraphic...
Systems and methods for modeling three-dimensional ("3D") geologic surfaces, which represent a constraining surface and a constrained surface, in a...
Voice and context recognition for bill creation
Methods and systems for facilitating payment of a bill are described. The methods use voice and context recognition to create an inventory of items for a...
Generating machine-understandable representations of content
An electronic document is accessed. A structural definition that defines a structural convention according to which information within the electronic document...
Demonstrating integrity of a compartment of a compartmented operating
A computing platform 20 runs a compartmented operating system 22 and includes a trusted device 23 for forming an integrity metric which a user can interrogate...
System and method for making a recommendation based on user data
There is described a system and computer-implemented method for providing a recommendation based on a sparse pattern of data. An exemplary method comprises...
System and method for data structure synchronization
A system and method for data structure synchronization includes a control unit and a memory coupled to the control unit. The memory stores a first base data...
Providing a database as a service in a multi-tenant environment
In one embodiment, the present invention is directed to a system with multiple computing hosts each having a hypervisor to provide a virtual environment for the...
Augmenting an information request
An electronic device comprises a microphone for receiving an oral request for information about an unspecified object. A sensor receives augmentation...
Systems and methods for non-volatile cache control
In some embodiments, a method for controlling a cache having a volatile memory and a non-volatile memory during a power up sequence is provided. The method...
Built-in self-testing method of a near field communication device
A built-in self-testing method of a near field communication device including several functions tests a first internal communication link between a first...
Disk drive repair
According to an example, to repair a disk drive error, a determination is made if a disk field-repair is possible, if an operating system recovery image is...
Error correction for interconnect circuits
In approaches for correction of errors introduced in an interconnect circuit, an ECC proxy circuit is coupled between a first interconnect and the second...
Correlating business workflows with transaction tracking
Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for correlating business workflows with transaction tracking, the method including identifying an instrumentation...
Virtualization of purpose-built devices
A virtual instance of a hardware device is generated from device profile model data. The virtual instance of the hardware device simulates operation of the...
Updating a commit list to indicate data to be written to a firmware
interface variable repository
Examples disclosed herein relate to updating a commit list to indicate data to be written to a firmware interface (FI) variable repository. Examples include...
Buffering instructions of a single branch, backwards short loop within a
virtual loop buffer
A method and system for instruction fetching within a processor instruction unit, utilizing a loop buffer, one or more virtual loop buffers, and/or an...
Instruction source specification
Techniques are disclosed relating to specification of instruction operands. In some embodiments, this may involve assigning operands to source inputs. In one...
Translation of touch input into local input based on a translation profile
for an application
Examples disclosed herein relate to translation of touch input into local input based on a translation profile for an application. Examples include translating...
Input components of a device
Examples disclose a device including a communication component to couple the device to a first portable computing device and a second portable computing device...
Springs to apply a preloading force to a pressure sensor and to compress
in response to a compressing force...
Example embodiments relate to stylus. For example, a stylus includes a pressure sensor and a sensor holder in contact with the pressure sensor. The stylus also...
System and method for redirecting content based on gestures
Content such as advertisements received into a mobile device may be more appropriately displayed on an alternative device remote from the mobile device. When ad...
Direct view optical sight with integrated laser system
A direct view optical sight including an integrated laser rangefinder. One example of the sight includes an eyepiece, an objective providing an optical aperture...
Dual antenna for circular polarization
In an example embodiment, a nuclear magnetic resonance (NMR) logging tool comprises an arrangement of one or more magnets that generates a static magnetic field...
Non-resonant logging tools with H-bridge switching
Methods and systems are provided for tools having non-resonant circuits for analyzing a formation and/or a sample. For example, nuclear magnetic resonance and...
Multi-axial antenna and method for use in downhole tools
Embodiments of a multi-axial antenna system and system for measuring subsurface formations are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described...
Polymer ammunition cartridge having a wicking texturing
One embodiment of the present invention provides a polymeric ammunition cartridge having wicking texturing.
Projectile aiming optical system
Described herein are technologies related to a weapon-mounted scope to facilitate an aiming of a projectile (e.g., bullet, arrow, etc.) towards an intended target.
Dehumidifier having split condenser configuration
One aspect provides a dehumidifier that has a dehumidifying circuit and includes an evaporator, a first portion of a condensing circuit, and a first blower...