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8218187 Method and apparatus for automatic language switching for an imaging device  
Recognizing a language format of an input data stream including reading a next data sample of the input data stream in a current state, selecting a next state in response to the next data sample,...
8214752 Systems and methods for dynamically generating user interfaces for controlling a device with a client side filter  
A method for dynamically constructing a user interface definition is disclosed. A request for an information list is sent. The user interface definition with the information list is received. A...
8214545 Multi-functional USB apparatus with auto-configuration and USB battery cap  
The present invention describes a multi-module USB system consisting of a multi-function USB apparatus and associated USB cap. The multi-function USB apparatus operates as a USB host as well as a...
8209451 Electronic device and method for automatically controlling operation of the electronic device  
An electronic device is adapted to be connected to a plurality of peripheral devices, and includes a storage unit and a control circuit. The storage unit records a preset time and a control list....
8209528 Method and system for certifying a circuit card lacking any non-volatile memory as being compatible with a computer  
Systems and methods for confirming that a circuit card is compatible with a computer in which it is installed includes accessing a list of compatible circuit cards stored in the computer's...
8205017 Systems and methods for addressing and synchronizing multiple devices  
This is generally directed to systems and methods for control of two or more devices through a shared control bus. For example, the devices can be coupled to a host system through the control bus....
8200860 Apparatus and method to perform a version pre-check of a storage controller command  
A method to perform a version pre-check of a storage controller command, wherein the method extracts a plurality of objects from a storage controller command, and determines, without querying the...
8200862 Low-power USB flash card reader using bulk-pipe streaming with UAS command re-ordering and channel separation  
A flash-card reader improves transmission efficiency by using bulk streaming of multiple pipes. A bulk data-out pipe carries host write data to the card reader and can operate in parallel with a...
8195839 Apparatus and method for producing identifiers regardless of mixed device type in a serial interconnection  
A method and apparatus for assigning a device identifier for a plurality of devices of mixed type (e.g., DRAMs, SRAMs, MRAMs, and NAND-, NOR- and AND-type Flash memories) in a serial...
8196153 Method and apparatus for associating device drivers via a device tree  
Techniques for associating device drivers via a device tree are described herein. In one embodiment, a device tree having a hierarchical structure is maintained by a kernel of an operating system....
8190783 Assigning input devices to specific sessions  
Architecture that allows programmatic association of devices to sessions and redirects input to the desired session. When the solution is active, input from the devices is not realized by the...
8185674 System having a plurality of buffers for providing audio for synchronized playback to multiple audio devices  
An audio system communicates with an aggregate device that includes multiple audio devices. When providing audio data for playback, the system compensates for presentation latency differences...
8180930 Information processing device, and device initialization method in the information processing device  
The information processing device of the present invention includes: an initialization unit that is realized by the execution of firmware for carrying out a first initialization process for...
8180933 Dynamic call handling from multiple attached devices wherein devices advertize its capabililes before facilitating call through appropriate device  
Multiple peripheral devices are used for various modes of communication in a unified communication application. Employing standard or custom protocols, connected peripheral devices can be...
8176207 System debug of input/output virtualization device  
An adapter card for testing the functionality of a particular interface configuration may include an interface core. The interface core may comprise an electric circuit including electronic...
8176226 KVMP switch allowing asynchronous and synchronous switching for console devices and peripheral devices among different computers  
A signal switch for sharing a video monitor, a plurality of console devices compliant with an industry standard and one or more than one peripheral device in any of a plurality of computer systems,...
8174722 Image forming apparatus and control method thereof  
The present invention relates to an image forming apparatus that minimizes the consumption of power during physical formatting of the hard disk drive or the deletion of data therefrom and to a...
8176211 Computer system, control apparatus, storage system and computer device  
A computer system which enables more efficient use of a storage system shared by plural host computers and optimizes the performance of the whole system including the host computers and storages. A...
8176215 Semiconductor memory device and control method for semiconductor memory device  
A memory card capable of connecting to a host device includes a flash memory, a host interface unit which transfers data between a host device and the memory card, and a transfer mode control unit...
8171502 Methods, devices and computer program products for automatically installing device drivers from a peripheral device onto a host computer  
One or more custom device drivers for a peripheral device may be installed from the peripheral device onto a host computer. Upon connecting the peripheral device to the host computer, an operating...
8171185 Electronic device and communication method  
This invention provides an electronic device that can suppress the undesired influence of signals flowing on the bus as interference on devices connected to the bus. The electronic device has two...
8171180 Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and recording medium  
An information processing apparatus is disclosed that is connected to a device and generates data processable by the device based on device information about the device. The information processing...
8171313 Communication device and power supply method  
Provided is a communication device capable of efficiently performing a power supply control when reducing power consumption by reducing the time during which the power is supplied. In the device, a...
8171178 Scaling of small computer system interface input output (SCSI I/O) referrals  
A command is issued to a first data storage system for addressing a set of data and at least one of a first referral response including a referral to at least a second data storage system or at...
8169640 Network system, network setup method, and program and storage medium therefor  
A network system and network system setting method including a control apparatus connected to a network and an image processing apparatus connected to the control apparatus so as to access the...
8171287 Access control system for information services based on a hardware and software signature of a requesting device  
A system and method for the authorization of access to a service by a computational device or devices. A software agent generates a digital signature for the device each time it attempts to access...
8170402 Portable high capacity digital data storage device  
A portable data storage device compatible with both standard and high definition digital video cameras is provided. The device includes at least one SDI I/O, and preferably at least one audio I/O...
8166210 Electronic device and control method therefor  
According to this invention, when initialization of a storage medium such as a flash memory is erase of the data area, the processing can be stopped. When the processing is stopped, at least...
8150945 Host arbitrated user interface resource sharing  
A system and method for managing a user interface resource. Various aspects of the present invention comprise establishing a wireless communication link between a user interface resource and a...
8151265 Apparatus for and method for real-time optimization of virtual machine input/output performance  
The present invention implements a mechanism to decide when it is beneficial to switch from the current virtual input/output mechanism to a different one. The present invention determines which...
8144551 Reproducing control device having resuming function  
A battery charger includes: a resume information table for storing resume information about contents to be started to be reproduced with a portable player being connected to the battery charger; a...
8144256 Video signal transmission unit  
A repeater unit includes an input circuit having an input terminal that can be connected to output of an upstream repeater unit through a signal cable for inputting a video signal from the input...
8140716 Method and system for implementing automatic installation of key device  
The invention discloses a method and system for implementing automatic installation of a key device, and relates to the field of smart card. The method includes steps of: establishing, by the key...
8135882 Apparatus and managing method using a preset policy based on an invalidated I/O path by using configuration information acquired from storage system  
In order to appropriately manage configuration information acquired from a storage system for the purpose of performance management, etc., an information processing apparatus managing the...
8131882 Method for input output expansion in an embedded system utilizing controlled transitions of first and second signals  
A method for expanding input/output in an embedded system is described in which no additional strobes or enable lines are necessary from the host controller. By controlling the transitions of the...
8131902 Determining orientation of blade server inserted into a blade chassis  
An apparatus and method is provided for determining the orientation of a blade server with respect to a blade chassis, whenever the blade is inserted into a chassis with either vertical or...
8131887 Automatically customizing one or more interactive portable display devices with a calculator unit by exchanging parameter data  
An electronic processing apparatus comprises one or more remote interactive display devices and a calculator unit, wherein the display device comprises at least a screen, a connector selectively...
8131888 Activation of mobile computing device on a cellular network  
An automated network registration and activation system and method of the present invention automatically configures a communication network device for communicating on a network and automatically...
8122158 Method for improving I/O performance of host systems by applying future time interval policies when using external storage systems  
A method, system, and a computer program product for improving IO (input/output) performance of host systems using external storage systems. An aspect of the present invention predicts policies to...
8117349 Information processing apparatus  
An information processing apparatus includes a setting unit configured to set a set value group; an executing unit configured to execute a function using the set value group; a history storing unit...
8117369 Input-output module for operation in memory module socket and method for extending a memory interface for input-output operations  
An I/O module configured to operate in a memory module socket and method for extending a memory interface are generally described herein. The I/O module may include a serial-presence detection...
8117362 Programmable multi-function Z-wave adapter for Z-wave wireless networks  
The present invention provides a programmable multi-function adapter for a wireless network that includes a wireless communications module, a control module, a data communications interface and a...
8116814 Mobile communications terminal using multi-functional socket and method thereof  
A mobile communications terminal using a multi-functional socket and a method thereof, the mobile communications device comprising a connector capable of connecting the mobile communications device...
8117354 Automatically disabling input/output signal processing based on the required multimedia format  
A system and method operable to automatically disable input/output signal processing based on the required data format is provided. The need for an input/output module, such as an encoder, required...
8116290 Reduced interframe spacing in a wireless LAN receiver  
A receiver in a wireless local area network capable of receiving and processing plurality of frames that are separated by a reduced interframe spacing interval. Upon receiving a frame, the receiver...
8112554 Method and devices for transmitting data on a data line between a control device and at least one decentralized data processing device  
A method of transmitting data on a data line between a central control device and a decentralized data processing device. During a normal operation of the system, the central control device...
8108700 Power supply identification using a modified power good signal  
Method, system and apparatus enabling a computing system to automatically identify the capabilities of a power supply coupled to the computing system. The power supply includes a controller that...
8108838 System and method for adaptive run-time reconfiguration for a reconfigurable instruction set co-processor architecture  
A method for adaptive runtime reconfiguration of a co-processor instruction set, in a computer system with at least a main processor communicatively connected to at least one reconfigurable...
8108566 System and method for distributing user interface device configurations  
A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a server including a memory and a controller that is programmed to receive a first User Interface (UI)...
8108665 Decoupled hardware configuration manager  
The present disclosure relates to a technique or device to allow hardware related drivers to present a centralized configuration program and, more particularly, to a technique or device to allow...