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Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support February patents, inventions by USPTO category 02/07Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
Listing for abstract view: USPTO application #, Title, Abstract excerpt,Patent Agent. Listing format for list view: USPTO National Class full category number, title of the patent application. 02/22/2007 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patents, inventions by USPTO category
20070043937 - Status information recording: For recording status information of a computer controlled device, a given number of data of said device is recorded on an initiating event, said data being indicative of a current status of said device. An output file having said recorded data is generated.... Agent: Perman & Green
20070043938 - Method of accessing data in a computing device: A method of operating a computing device having NAND flash memory for storage of program code and user data. At start up, only selected components of the computing device core operating system are shadowed into RAM. Other components, such as read only system files associated with the core operating system,... Agent: Synnestvedt Lechner & Woodbridge LLP
20070043939 - Systems and methods for accelerated loading of operating systems and application programs: Systems and methods for providing accelerated loading of operating system and application programs upon system boot or application launch. In one aspect, a method for providing accelerated loading of an operating system comprises the steps of: maintaining a list of boot data used for booting a computer system; preloading the... Agent: Fish & NeaveIPGroup Ropes & Gray LLP
20070043941 - Communication control apparatus and communication control system: A communication control apparatus selects an optimum terminal for an authentication device among a plurality of terminals that have completed authentication of the authentication device via wireless communication. The communication control apparatus has an information acquiring unit and a selecting unit. The information acquiring unit acquires address information and capability... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070043940 - Mechanism to avoid expensive double-encryption in mobile networks: A method for enabling a mobile node to transmit encrypted data over a path including a wireless link and an untrusted link, while avoiding double encryption on any link. The data on the end-to-end path is encrypted using an application specific security mechanism, or an L2 mechanism is used for... Agent: Kramer & Amado, P.C.
20070043942 - Multilayered security for systems interacting with configuration items: Systems, methodologies, and other embodiments associated with providing multi-layered security for configuration items are described. One exemplary system may include a security logic configured to process the contents of a configuration item based on the source of the configuration item and the integrity of the configuration item. The exemplary system... Agent: Mcdonald Hopkins Co., Lpa
20070043943 - Methods and systems for network-based management of application security: To control privileges and access to resources on a per-process basis, an administrator creates a rule that may be applied to modify a process's token. The rule includes an application-criterion set and changes to be made to the groups and/or privileges of a token. The rule is set as a... Agent: Foley Hoag, LLP Patent Group, World Trade Center West
20070043945 - Method for performing multiple pre-shared key based authentication at once and system for executing the method: A method and apparatus for performing a multiple Pre-Shared Key (PSK) based authentication in a single procedure is described, where the multiple PSK based authentication generates a combined credential in a terminal by using a plurality of credentials including a user identifier and the PSK, and authenticates the terminal in... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070043944 - Storage control device, storage control device host interface control unit, and storage control device information protection method: When a channel adapter (CHA) is replaced, the storage control device of the present invention deletes the security information held in the channel adapter to improve security. The CHA conducts encrypted communications with the host. Security information (encryption keys and the like) employed in encrypted communications is stored in the... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20070043946 - Key confirmed authenticated key exchange with derived ephemeral keys: Key confirmed (KC) authenticated key exchange (AKE) with derived ephemeral keys protocol using a mathematical group is described. In one aspect, a first party, using the mathematical group, determines whether a second party has received information to compute an agreed session key value for exchanging information securely with the first... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070043947 - Providing multimedia system security to removable user identity modules: The present invention provides a method of authenticating a user identity module to an entry node of a wireless communication system. The method may include receiving a first challenge formed according to a first security protocol from the entry node and forming, according to a second security protocol different from... Agent: Williams, Morgan & Amerson
20070043949 - Method and system for certifying the authority of a signer of an electronic document: Method and system for endorsing and verifying the authority of a digital signature is provided. The system includes, a server that is operationally coupled to a user's computer via a network link, wherein the server receives a signed document; the server identifies the type of document submitted and the signer's... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20070043948 - Method and system for maintaining digital signature integrity: Method and system for maintaining digital signature integrity is provided. The method includes, creating a first electronic signature using a first set of hashing and signing algorithm; creating a second electronic signature using a second set of hashing and signing algorithms different than the first set of hashing and signing... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20070043951 - Safety device for electronic devices: In a safety device for electronic devices in a vehicle, it is provided that a security module with a data memory is only accessible after prior authentication; that signatures of data of the devices are stored in the data memory; and that a comparator is provided for comparing the stored... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P. Patent Department
20070043950 - Target apparatus, certification device, and certification method: The present invention has a target apparatus that provides a predetermined service by certifying a certification device when said certification device enters a predetermined certification area. The target apparatus includes a controller configured to control the changing of contents of a service to be provided in accordance with a certification... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070043953 - Method and apparatus for managing private data in multi-function products: A method and apparatus is provided for managing private data, such as a phone book, in a multi-function product (MFP) used by multiple users. The method involves receiving user information and performing user authentication, and reading data stored in a user area allocated to the authenticated user in a storage... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.
20070043952 - System and method for providing a form for registering a sensing device with a relay device: A system for registering a sensing device with a relay device using a form. The system includes a computer system for determining information relating to at least one interactive element associated with the registration and generating an identity indicative of the at least one interactive element. The computer system generates... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd
20070043954 - Legacy access control security system modernization apparatus: A system is provided for upgrading a legacy security system having a legacy control panel and a legacy card reader, without interfering with legacy system operation. A new control panel is installed between the legacy card reader and the legacy control panel. Also, a new token reader is installed next... Agent: Eric W. Cernyar Gunn & Lee, P.C.
20070043955 - Logon user interface feedback: Methods and systems to provide a user tile to a user of a computer device relating to a logon process are provided. In one aspect, the user tile is configured to supply feedback to the user regarding the status of the logon process through a graphical representation. In at least... Agent: Banner & Witcoff Ltd., Attorneys For Client Nos. 003797 & 013797
20070043956 - System and methods that facilitate third party code test development: A generic testing framework is provided that allows components authored by third parties to be tested on a platform such as an operating system while mitigating exposure of implementation details of the third party components. In one aspect, a computerized test system is provided. The system includes at least one... Agent: Amin. Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20070043957 - Method for managing an executable code downloaded in a reprogrammable reprogrammable on-board system: A method for managing an original executable code downloaded into a reprogrammable computer on-board system such as a microprocessor card. The code includes a cryptographic signature and is executable by the microprocessor once the validity of the signature has been checked. Off the card, a modified executable code corresponding to... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20070043958 - Method of managing recording medium, library apparatus and information processing apparatus: The recording media recording an encrypted data or non-encrypted data therein, wherein the management of the recording media is reinforced by protecting the recording media (cartridge 8) from taking out without authorization etc. Recognition information is generated to identify that the recorded data in the recording media is an encrypted... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain
20070043959 - Battery system configurations for docking components: Systems and methods for providing an extended battery system for a docking component such as a media slice. The extended battery system may be a high capacity battery system provided to power components of the docking component and to provide a relatively longer battery life than a conventional non-high capacity... Agent: William W. Enders O'keefe, Egan & Peterman, LLP
20070043962 - Data processing apparatus and data processing method: When a plurality of electric devices is charged, each electric device is charged by priorities. The data processing apparatus related to the present invention comprises; a first data processing unit which comprises a first memory, a first data control section and a first battery; a second data processing unit which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20070043961 - Novel personal electronics device with thermal management: A novel personal electronic device includes a first (embedded) and second (non-embedded) processors including associated operating systems and functions. In one aspect, the first processor performs relatively limited functions, while the second processor performs relatively broader functions under control of the first processor. Often the second processor requires more power... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
20070043960 - Systems and methods for mutually exclusive activation of microprocessor resources to control maximum power: A device for controlling power parameters in a microprocessor includes a resource activation control unit for controlling the maximum power of the microprocessor and two or more resources. The resource activation control unit controls the activation of the resources such that the consumed and dissipated power of the microprocessor does... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20070043963 - Power management in an information channel: Methods and associated apparatus to reduce electrical power consumption in an information channel may include identifying times at which to restore power to elements in the information channel, and restoring power to the elements at the identified times. Times for each element are identified based on a recovery time for... Agent: H. Sanders Gwin, Jr. Shumaker & Sieffert, P.A.
20070043964 - Reducing power consumption in multiprocessor systems: Techniques that may be utilized in a multiprocessor system to reduce power consumption are described. In one embodiment, one or more internal components of a processor core are clocked at least partially by a frequency controlled clock signal.... Agent: Caven & Aghevli C/o Intellevate
20070043965 - Dynamic memory sizing for power reduction: Systems and methods of dynamic memory for power reduction are described with respect to a memory with a coupled sleep device. In one embodiment, the operating requirements can reflect amount of memory required to perform commensurate operations. Memory power management logic is used to coordinate memory requirements with operating requirements.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Intellevate, LLC
20070043966 - Dynamic clock change circuit: A clock change circuit includes enabling a clock change frequency to be accepted while a system is active and clock frequencies are at a low period. The circuit includes generating an enabling signal representing a window of time in which a frequency change is accomplished.... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP02/15/2007 > 30 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. patents, inventions by USPTO category
20070038852 - Configuration of a multilevel flash memory device: A multi-level flash memory device allows for a faster and more effective configuration of the operating parameters of the memory device for performing the different functioning algorithms of the memory The identification of an optimal configuration of the operating parameters of the memory device during testing is simplified by allowing... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist P.A.
20070038851 - Method for programming secure data into integrated circuits: A method for programming secure data into nonvolatile memory in an IC is disclosed. The method includes steps for loading the secure data into temporary memory, temporarily disabling tester logging functions, and loading the secure data from temporary memory to the nonvolatile memory of the device. Further steps include verifying... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20070038850 - System boot and resume time reduction method: A system and method to reduce the time for system initializations is disclosed. For at least one embodiment, data accessed during a system initialization is loaded into a non-volatile cache during shutdown or entry into a low-power mode. On a subsequent boot, or resumption after a low power mode, the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman
20070038853 - Split termination for secure communication protocols: Transaction accelerators can be configured to terminate secure connections. A server-side accelerator intercepts a secure connection request from a client and directed to a server. The server-side accelerator responds to secure connection request in place of the server, thereby establishing a secure connection between the client and the server-side accelerator.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20070038854 - Secure nfc apparatus and method for supporting various security modules: Disclosed herein are a secure Near Field Communication (NFC) apparatus and method for supporting various security modules. The NFC apparatus includes an NFC unit, a protocol conversion unit and a security module. The NFC unit transmits information corresponding to a first signal based on a first protocol via non-contact NFC... Agent: Mayer, Brown, Rowe & Maw LLP
20070038855 - System and method for authenticating streamed data: A system and method that facilitates the authentication of streamed data received at a device, where authentication information is not distributed over the data stream. One embodiment of a method of authenticating data comprises the steps of: receiving, at the device, data in a plurality of packets transmitted by a... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20070038856 - Methods and systems that selectively permit changes to a cryptographic hardware unit's state: In at least some embodiments, a system comprises a hardware unit and a plurality of software agents that couple to and utilize at least one function of the hardware unit. The system further comprises a consensus module coupled to the hardware unit and the software agents. The consensus module is... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070038857 - Data archiving system: An encrypted file storage solution consists of a cluster of processing nodes, external data storage, and a software agent (the “File System Watcher”), which is installed on the application servers. Cluster sizes of one node up to many hundreds of nodes are possible. There are also remote “Key Servers” which... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
20070038858 - Compliance in a network memory architecture: A network memory system for ensuring compliance is disclosed. The network memory system comprises a first appliance configured to encrypt first data, store the encrypted first data in a first memory device. The first appliance also determines whether the encrypted first data exists in a second appliance and transmits a... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP
20070038859 - Method and apparatus for hierarchical assignment of rights to documents and documents having such rights: A self-contained device for protecting content, the content having usage rights associated therewith, includes a usage rights portion having usage rights that control the use of the content; a rights management module that authorizes a request to access to the content based on the usage rights; a rights assignment module... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20070038860 - Authentication system: To provide an authentication technology making it compatible to facilitate inputting of authentication information and to ensure the security. An authentication device connected to a transmitting terminal and a receiving terminal via a communication line, receives a message from the transmitting terminal, receives authentication information from the transmitting terminal, registers... Agent: Bingham Mccutchen LLP
20070038864 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus for performing processing on the basis of data stored in a predetermined memory area includes a storage section configured to store, for each management entity for which a memory area is to be formed, an authentication key and an encryption key, the authentication key being necessary... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070038861 - Marking techniques for tracking pirated media content: A system and method for generating forensically marking image data from source material. A generated forensic mark will vary from copy to copy by using a selected forensic marking technique and forensic marking parameters that change from copy to copy of the source image data.... Agent: Thomson Licensing Inc.
20070038862 - Method and system for controlling the disclosure time of information: Methods, systems and computer program products are provided for controlling the disclosure time of information by a publisher to one or more recipients. A trusted body generates an asymmetrical key pair for a specified date and time of disclosure with an encryption key and a decryption key. The trusted body... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley Sajovec P.A.
20070038863 - System and method for decoupling identification from biometric information in biometric access systems: A system and method are provided for providing increased security when storing biometric information and personal information in a biometric access system. A personal information number or personal search code that is known only to the individual and not stored by the biometric access system may be used to generate... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP
20070038865 - Tamper-proof caps for large assembly: A tamper-proof cap adapted to be mounted on a large assembly for shielding a selected area of the large assembly is disclosed. The tamper-proof cap comprises a laminate stack-up structure wherein at least one open chamber is formed. The stack-up structure comprises at least two layers wherein tamper-proof layers are... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Dept. 18g
20070038866 - Control of port based authentication protocols and process to support transfer of connection information: Method, system, and program product for port based authentication protocols where addresses are dynamically assigned within a network environment, and more particularly to port based authentication in the network environment, where connection information is captured and stored. This facilitates administrator access to information created as a result of protocol exchanges... Agent: Richard M. Goldman
20070038869 - Apparatus for and method of controlling propagation of decryption keys: A security system for controlling access to encrypted information, comprising: a memory for storing at least one decryption key for use in decrypting an encrypted item of information, the decryption key being associated with a security code which can be used to determine whether the security system is authorised to... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department
20070038867 - System for biometric signal processing with hardware and software acceleration: A secure embedded system that uses cryptographic and biometric signal processing acceleration is described. In one embodiment, the secure embedded system is configured as a wireless pay-point protocol for brick-and-mortar and e-commerce applications in which biometric information is localized and does not require transmission of biometric data for authentication. In... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070038868 - Voiceprint-lock system for electronic data: A voiceprint-lock system for electronic data includes a voiceprint-key which is used to encrypt or decrypt the electronic data to form a voiceprint-lock of the electronic data. A voiceprint verification system is used to generate a voiceprint feature from which to retrieve the voiceprint-key. The voiceprint verification system includes a... Agent: Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A.
20070038870 - Loading media data into a portable data: In a method for loading media data (M) into a memory of a portable data carrier (10) connected to an external operator device (24), the data carrier (10) receives a loading job, an encrypted data transfer channel (50) is set up between the data carrier (10) and a trustworthy, non-local... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP
20070038871 - Method for protecting information carrier comprising an integrated circuit: The invention relates to an information carrier comprising a integrated circuit (1) representing a physical unclonable function. To make the integrated circuit more secure it is proposed that it comprises: an input means (7) for receiving a challenge signal for challenging said integrated circuit (1), a response signal providing means... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070038872 - Multi-function printing device: A document processing device configured to communicate with a first device and a user input device. The document processing device includes a controller having memory. The controller is operable to receive a first communication from the first device. The first communication includes a job to be processed by the printing... Agent: Lexmark International, Inc. Intellectual Property Law Department
20070038873 - Protecting digital media of various content types: Systems and/or methods (“tools”) are described that enable a digital rights management policy to be associated with digital media having an arbitrary content type or transfer control protocol. In some embodiments, the tools encrypt data segments of a media file and add a descriptor to each of those segments. These... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070038876 - Circuit arrangement for activating a circuit block and method for the same: An integrated circuit includes functional blocks, a power control unit controlling the provision of power to the different functional blocks of the integrated circuit, a detecting unit detecting if a turned off functional block is to be turned on, and a clock signal control unit controlling the provision of the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione Infineon
20070038874 - Embedded controller and computer system with the same: An embedded controller and a computer system with the same are provided. The embedded controller includes a control unit and a firmware. The embedded controller also has a memory device embedded therein or connected thereto. By a synchronal software tool or a driver, the personal information data stored in the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20070038877 - Method and apparatus for implementing a sleep proxy for services on a network: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for implementing a sleep proxy. The system starts by receiving a request at the sleep proxy for information pertaining to a service provided by a device. In response to this request, the system determines if the device is a member of... Agent: Apple Computer, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20070038875 - Novel personal electronics device with simultaneous multi-processor operation: A novel personal electronic device includes a first (embedded) and second (non-embedded) processors including associated operating systems and functions. In one aspect, the first processor performs relatively limited functions, while the second processor performs relatively broader functions under control of the first processor. Often the second processor requires more power... Agent: Haynes Beffel & Wolfeld LLP
20070038878 - Generator of a signal with an adjustable waveform: A generator of a signal including a memory in which instructions are stored, each instruction including a code portion and an argument portion; circuitry for successively reading instructions stored in the memory; decoding circuitry capable of receiving, for each read instruction, the code portion of the instruction and of providing... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Inc. C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, PC
20070038879 - Single wire serial interface: A single wire serial interface for power ICs and other devices is provided. To use the interface, a device is configured to include an EN/SET input pin. A counter within the device counts clock pulses sent to the EN/SET input pin. The output of the counter is passed to a... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP02/08/2007 > 30 patent applications in 15 patent subcategories. patents, inventions by USPTO category
20070033386 - Computer working environment apparatus: A computer-working-environment apparatus that can be used on and transferred between a plurality of computers. The apparatus comprises: a memory, a computer-working-environment software and one identification code. The computer-working-environment software is stored in the memory, and will be automatically installed on a computer when the computer-working-environment apparatus is connected to... Agent: Bruce H. Troxell
20070033387 - System design and code update strategy to implement a self-healing, self-verifying system: The present invention relates to boot code processing of a computer system, and in particular to a method and respective system for managing boot code of a computer system, wherein the system comprises at least a first and a redundant second boot memory portion, and wherein the system is booted... Agent: Lynn L. Augspurger IBM Corporation
20070033390 - Basic input output system selection device: A basic input output system (BIOS) selection device is applicable in an electronic device. The BIOS selection device includes a storage unit and a control unit, which are mounted on a mainboard of the electronic device. The storage unit includes a first chip and a second chip, each of which... Agent: Edwards & Angell, LLP
20070033388 - Computer system and booting method thereof: A computer system and a booting method thereof are disclosed. The computer system contains a storage device for storing a booting system and a multi-tasking kernel; and a microprocessor coupled to the storage device for loading the multi-tasking kernel to execute the booting system.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070033389 - Multiple, cooperating operating systems (os) platform system and method: Embodiments of a multi-processor platform including multiple, cooperating operating systems are described. Multiple operating systems, each of which may be of a different type or nature, run on different partitions of the multi-processor platform, yet coexist and cooperate. In various embodiments, different specialized operating systems, suitable for particular tasks, run... Agent: Courtney Stanford & Gregory LLP C/o Intellevate
20070033391 - Data distribution apparatus and data communications system: An RTP packet generating unit 11 packetizes data into packets, and adds identification information to the header of each of the packets, the identification information identifying each of the packets. An RTP packet encrypting unit 13 divides data included in each of the generated packets into blocks, and encrypts the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070033392 - Augmented single factor split key asymmetric cryptography-key generation and distributor: To establish credentials, a user network station transmits a first value. An authenticating entity network station generates a first key portion based on the transmitted first value and a second value unknown to the user, splits one of a private key and a public key of a user asymmetric crypto-key... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070033393 - Secure login using single factor split key asymmetric cryptography and an augmenting factor: A user network station transmits a cookie including a user identifier and an augmenting factor transformed with one key of a first asymmetric crypto-key or with a symmetric crypto-key. A authenticating entity network station recovers the augmenting factor from the transformed augmenting factor with the other key of the first... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20070033394 - System for identification and revocation of audiovisual titles and replicators: A system and method relating to the production and rendering of pre-recorded audiovisual titles, such as movies or other programs sold on digital versatile discs (DVDs), or other digital storage mediums. In at least one embodiment, the present invention is intended to thwart unauthorized mass distribution of titles. Embodiments of... Agent: Intel/blakely
20070033395 - Method and system for hierarchical license servers: A method and system for hierarchical license servers is disclosed. According to one embodiment, a computer implemented method comprises receiving license requests from a plurality of clients. The license requests are serviced using a plurality of mini servers, each mini server serving licenses to a client of the plurality of... Agent: Orrick, Herrington & Sutcliffe, LLPIPProsecution Department
20070033396 - Method and device for securing content delivery over a communication network via content keys: A method for descrambling secure content received over a network is disclosed. The method is operable at a receiving device (150) located at a remote site in communication with a network (140) for receiving a first information item scrambled using an encrypting key (Pu) known by the remote site, descrambling... Agent: Thomson Licensing Inc.
20070033397 - Securing digital content system and method: A system and method of encrypting digital content in a digital container and securely locking the encrypted content to a particular user and/or computer or other computing device is provided. The system uses a token-based authentication and authorization procedure and involves the use of an authentication/authorization server. This system provides... Agent: Charles J Gross Mcguirewoods
20070033401 - Security enhancements for pervasive devices: A method, apparatus, and program product for tiered, multi-state intelligent detection and enforcement of security on a pervasive device is provided. The method/apparatus first monitors the pervasive device for the presence of a security identifier, then establishes a current security level chosen from a plurality of security levels for the... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20070033400 - System and method for secure electronic data delivery: Electronic data is securely delivered from an issuer to a recipient, in the form of an encrypted object. Data belonging to the issuer to be delivered is first selected and then encrypted into the object. The object is registered with a transaction archive for tracking the object prior to transmitting... Agent: Ade & Company Inc. 1795 Henderson Highway
20070033398 - System and method for selective encryption of input data during a retail transaction: A retail environment having retail terminals with data entry point devices selectively encrypts input received by the data entry point devices and passes the encrypted data to a security module. The selective encryption is based on whether or not sensitive or confidential information, such as a personal identification number (PIN)... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20070033399 - Transmitting/receiving system and method, transmitting apparatus and method, receiving apparatus and method, and program used therewith: A transmitting/receiving system includes a transmitting apparatus that transmits, to another apparatus, first encrypted data obtained by encrypting stream data including consecutive unit data items in accordance with a first encryption technique prescribing that, when the stream data is encrypted for each item, keys used for encrypting the items are... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070033402 - System and method for pre-loading personal media device content: A method, system and article for allowing access to pre-loaded media content on a personal media device. Access is allowed depending upon the presence of a pre-loaded content encryption key on the personal media device. The pre-loaded encryption key is associated with the pre-loaded media content.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20070033405 - Enhanced key agreement and transport protocol: A key agreement protocol for use in a public key cryptographic scheme between a pair of correspondents each of which has a long term public key and an ephemeral public key. The protocol includes the steps of exchanging the ephemeral public keys between the correspondents for computing a shared secret... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
20070033403 - Extended authenticated key exchange: Extended authenticated key exchange is described. In one aspect, an identity (IDA) of an initiator and an identity (IDB) of a responder are determined. A first party (i.e., the initiator or the responder) computes a session key based at least on IDA and IDB. A second party (i.e., the initiator... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070033406 - Information processing apparatus and method, and program: An information processing apparatus for performing processing of a storage device which includes first storage means for storing encryption key setting information and package setting information, second storage means for storing an encryption key linked to the encryption key setting information, third storage means for storing a package linked to... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070033404 - System and method for the secure recognition of a network device: A system and method for the secure recognition of network devices. The method begins with the receiving of a first communication via a first communication network. The first communication includes identification data representing a network device to be added to a selected network. In response to the identification data, a... Agent: Tucker, Ellis & West LLP
20070033407 - Systems and methods for governing content rendering, protection, and management applications: System and methods are disclosed for governing digital rights management systems and other applications through the use of supervisory governance applications and keying mechanisms. Governance is provided by enabling the supervisory applications to revoke access keys and/or to block certain file system calls, thus preventing governed applications from accessing protected... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20070033409 - Methods, apparatus and programs for generating and utilizing content signatures: The present invention relates to deriving and/or utilizing content signatures. A content signature includes a representation of a content item, which is derived from the content item itself. According to one embodiment of the invention, a method of generating a content signature for a signal is provided. The method includes:... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20070033408 - Preventing illegal distribution of copy protected content: Method and devices are directed to invention is directed towards analyzing packets on-the-fly for pirated content. Packets are intercepted and analyzed to determine if the packets include media content. If media content is detected, a comparator determines a fingerprint associated with the media content. The comparator then compares the determined... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20070033410 - System and method for securely duplicating digital documents: A system and method is provided for securely duplicating digital documents of disparate types, such that there is a cryptographically secure link between the duplicate and the original. The system also provides each document with a serial number that is both sequential with all other copied documents and cryptographically linked... Agent: Jenkens & Gilchrist, PC
20070033411 - Mobile station security mode method: A security mode method (200) receives (210) a layer 3 message in a first domain from a network, determines (220) if the layer 3 message has integrity protection information, ascertains (240) if a security mode has been initiated in the first domain, and forwards (260) the layer 3 message to... Agent: Motorola Inc
20070033412 - Communications device: A communications device comprising a reader for reading a signal from a user, a communicator for generating a telephone call to a number, and a processor, in communication with the reader and communicator, adapted to instruct the communicator to call a specified number dependent on the signal received by the... Agent: Diane Dunn Mckay Mathews Collins Shepherd & Mckay
20070033413 - Secure virtual interface: A network interface for secure virtual interface data communication includes a doorbell circuit, a processor, memory, and a bridge circuit. The doorbell circuit responds to physical I/O addresses of the host that are mapped by a memory management unit by a registration process. An application program seeking to use a... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20070033415 - Locking device and key: A key used in a locking device includes a fingerprint sensor that acquires fingerprint information of an operator, an authentication unit that authenticates the operator based on fingerprint information acquired by the sensor when the key is inserted into a lock, and a transmitting unit that transmits a result of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20070033414 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for sharing digital rights management-protected multimedia content using biometric data: Digital multimedia content having a rights object associated therewith may be shared between multiple devices. A first device includes digital multimedia content and an associated rights object therein. Biometric user data is obtained at the first device via a biometric sensor associated therewith and is combined with the rights object... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20070033417 - Apparatus and method for protecting the integrity of data: By arranging a redundancy means and a control means upstream from an encryption means which encrypts and decrypts the data to be stored in an external memory, the integrity of data may be ensured when the generation of redundancy information is realized by the redundancy means, and when the generation... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20070033416 - Content distribution server, key assignment method, content output apparatus, and key issuing center: The present invention is a content distribution system for distributing contents. The content distribution system (1) includes a key issuing center (11), a server (12), eight output apparatuses (13a) to (13h), and a communication path (10) that connects them to each other. Here, a pair of the key issuing center... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070033418 - Information managing method, information managing system, server apparatus, and recording medium: At a seller, an encryption device encrypts content data stored in a content server using an encryption key generated by an encryption key generation device, and records the encrypted content data and a communication program on a recording medium. A paper indicating an identification code unique to each recording medium... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20070033420 - Automatic update of computer-readable components to support a trusted environment: The present automatic update mechanism provides a method for determining whether computer-readable components loaded within a memory device are at a level of protection specified for protected content that a media application is attempting to process. If a current level of protection provides lower protection that the level specified, a... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070033421 - Information processing apparatus and method, and computer program: An information processing apparatus for processing encrypted data input as a byte stream with dynamically changing decryption keys includes the following elements. An encrypted data receiving section receives encrypted data input as a byte stream, identifies a range of data that is decrypted using an identical key as a unit... Agent: C. Irvin Mcclelland Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland, Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20070033422 - Method and device for processing sound file: A system and a method of combining authentication information with a sound file are disclosed. In one embodiment, the sound file is combined with an authentication code such that the authentication code is located outside the audio frequency, which is not audible to human ear. A sound file playback device... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070033419 - Reprogrammable security for controlling piracy and enabling interactive content: Technologies are disclosed to transfer responsibility and control over security from player makers to content authors by enabling integration of security logic and content. An exemplary optical disc (200) carries an encrypted digital video title combined with data processing operations that implement the title's security policies and decryption processes. Player... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20070033424 - Power management device with a remote control function: A power management device with a remote control function configured in a computer system includes a power management unit, a remote control receiver, and a remote control transmitter. The power management unit is configured in the computer system for managing the power of the computer system. The remote control receiver... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, P.C.
20070033423 - Reducing power consumption at a cache: In one embodiment, a method for reducing power consumption at a cache includes determining a nonuniform architecture for a cache providing an optimum number of cache ways for each cache set in the cache. The nonuniform architecture allows cache sets in the cache to have associativity values that differ from... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20070033425 - Increasing workload performance of one or more cores on multiple core processors: A processing node that is integrated onto a single integrated circuit chip includes a first processor core and a second processor core. The processing node also includes an operating system executing on either of the first processor core and the second processor core. The operating system may monitor a current... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)
20070033426 - System and method for direct-attached storage and network-attached storage functionality for laptops and pcs: A chipset in a host computer enables the internal HDD of the host computer to be accessed by another computer either through the USB port (for direct access shared storage) or the Ethernet port (for network attached storage) without having to boot the host computer.... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20070033428 - Network interface with double data rate and delay locked loop: A network device is provided which includes a device input, at least one port, a frequency doubler, a data I/O device, and a programmable delay locked loop. The frequency doubler is coupled to the input and configured to receive an input signal and output an output signal having double the... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20070033427 - Power efficient cycle stealing: Arrangements and methods to cycle steal and reduce power consumption in an integrated circuit are disclosed. Embodiments of the invention exploit the art of cycle stealing for increased system performance, while facilitating a more power efficient bypass mode when power conservation is desired over performance. One embodiment includes a network... Agent: Ibm Coporation (rtp) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20070033429 - Instantaneously restartable clocks and their use such as in connecting clocked subsystems using clockless sequencing networks: Disclosed are, inter alia, instantaneously restartable clocks and their use. For example, instantaneously restartable clocks can be used to receive data from another independently clocked subsystem in a manner that removes the possibility of metastability errors. A restartable clocking signal generator, relying on oscillating signals typically generated by a continuous... Agent: The Law Office Of Kirk D. Williams02/01/2007 > 53 patent applications in 26 patent subcategories. patents, inventions by USPTO category
20070028086 - Data processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus has a first processing unit for processing an input data, a second processing unit responsive to the data processed by the first processing unit for executing a processing dependent on the data and producing a display data, and a display unit having a display drive unit... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20070028081 - Generating an interrupt in a system having plural partitions that share a resource: A system includes a plurality of partitions having respective operating systems, and a resource shared by the partitions. The resource has plural segments, where a first one of the segments is accessed to invoke a first interrupt. An operating system of a first one of the plurality of partitions invokes,... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070028084 - Method and system for a self-booting ethernet controller: Certain embodiments for a self-booting Ethernet controller chip (NAC) may comprise a processor within the NAC that determines whether legacy boot code is present in memory external to the NAC. If legacy boot code is present in the external memory, the NAC may boot from the legacy boot code. If... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070028083 - Method and system for modifying operation of rom based boot code: Certain embodiments for modifying operation of ROM based boot code may include modifying a bootup sequence for boot code resident in a ROM within a network adapter chip (NAC). The bootup sequence may be modified during booting of the NAC using code patches in memory external to the NAC. The... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070028082 - Method for booting computer multimedia system with high speed data storage: A method for express execution of multimedia playing for a computer multimedia system to load kernel operating system from a high speed data storage is provided. The computer of the computer multimedia system has a central processing unit, a data storage, a system memory, a BIOS, a plurality of hot... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070028080 - Sleep state resume: In one embodiment a method comprises collecting device configuration information during an initialization process in a computing device, storing the device configuration in a memory buffer, and using the device configuration information to restore the computing device from a low-power mode to an operational mode.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070028085 - Wireless communication device and system startup method for the same: A wireless communication device includes a first storage unit, a second storage unit, an operating unit, and a control unit. The first storage unit further includes a plurality of separate storage areas corresponding to a plurality of program codes, respectively. The second storage unit is used to execute the plurality... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.
20070028087 - Method and system for reducing instruction storage space for a processor integrated in a network adapter chip: Certain embodiments for reducing instruction storage space for a processor integrated in a network adapter chip may include generating MIPS instructions from corresponding new instructions. The new instructions may be in patch code instruction (PCI) format. The new instructions may be decoded and the MIPS instructions may be generated by... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20070028088 - Polymorphic encryption method and system: The invention is directed to a symmetric encoding and decoding architecture for a communication system that may be implemented using multiple encoding levels. By changing the number of levels used, the system may be adapted to the user's speed and security requirements. Cryptoanalysis techniques attacking the encoding process may yield... Agent: J. Charles Dougherty
20070028089 - Automated integration of fault reporting: A system and method are provided for establishing a communication link between an on onboard computer system (OCS) of a mobile platform and a central computer system (CCS) located remotely from the mobile platform. A message containing data to be downloaded from the OCS to the CCS is sent from... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20070028090 - Method and system for providing strong security in insecure networks: A method for providing strong security in an insecure network, involving creating a payload associated with a data packet for transmission by a sending node, determining whether the payload is associated with a unicast data packet, if the payload is associated with the unicast data packet encrypting the payload using... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P./sun
20070028094 - Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium: An information processing system is disclosed which configured to: distribute publicly a first key by a change in a ray of light emitted from a light source; extract the first key from the ray of light emitted from the light source; encrypt a second key with the extracted first key... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20070028091 - Media services with access control: Systems and methods are describe wherein a service provider provides media services that can include, but are not limited to, telephone, radio, interactive and television services. A user residence and/or a user receiving device are designated as a primary location or device for receiving the services of the service provider.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20070028092 - Method and system for enabling chap authentication over pana without using eap: A method of authenticating a communication entity in a communication system based on a protocol for carrying authentication for network access (PANA) is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes i) transmitting, at a PANA authentication agent (PAA), a PANA start request (PSR) message to a PANA client (PaC), wherein... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070028093 - Verification of authenticity: An article identification method can comprise: determining a signature from an article based upon an intrinsic characteristic of the article; and comparing the determined signature to a stored signature. The method can also comprise splitting the determined signature into blocks of contiguous data, performing a comparison operation between each block... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070028096 - Certifying and grouping distributed objects: Disclosed herein is a technique for certifying distributable objects. The technique involves creating a certification for each distributable object to indicate properties of the object. Using certifications such as this, it is possible to accept objects having certain properties only from specified entities.... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070028097 - Scanned image disclosure apparatus, method and storage medium; electronic mail transmission apparatus, method and storage medium; and internet facsimile transmission apparatus: A scanned image disclosure apparatus has a disclosure unit that encrypts and discloses to a disclosure destination a scanned image by using a public key or a private key relating to a public key certificate that has been verified to be valid, a re-verification unit that judges whether or not... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20070028095 - Security certificate management: A system and method for establishing a mutually authenticated secure link between a mobile platform system and a remote system is provided. An onboard computer system (OCS) generates a dynamic certificate and digitally signs the dynamic certificate with a static certificate. The dynamic certificate is transmitted to a remote central... Agent: Ernest Caravalho
20070028098 - Encrypting units of work based on a trust level: A method, apparatus, system, and signal-bearing medium that, in an embodiment, determine a cipher strength based on a trust level associated with a request, create a unit of work based on the request, encrypt the unit of work into a message based on the cipher strength, and send the message... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20070028099 - Secure multicast transmission: A method of multicasting data. The method includes providing a data block for multicasting, generating a plurality of segments that represent the data block, such that a receiver needs to receive fewer than all the generated segments in order to reconstruct the data block, encrypting at least a portion of... Agent: Wolf, Block, Schorr & Solis-cohen LLP
20070028100 - Information processing method and apparatus for securely sharing personalized information: There is disclosed an apparatus capable of suitably deleting information of, e.g., an operation environment that is personalized in a given apparatus and handled in another apparatus and remains in it, thereby improving the operability and security. An information processing apparatus receives personalized information set in another information processing apparatus... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20070028101 - System and method for distributing data: A system for distributing data includes a volume of encrypted data distributed with activation and decryption software. The volume is provided to a user so that is locally accessible on the user's computer. A decryption key which allows the encrypted data to be decrypted by accessing a distribution control web... Agent: Bereskin And Parr
20070028103 - Communication system, communication apparatus, communication method, communication control method, communication control program, and program storage medium: A communication control method for a communication apparatus for performing communication in conformity with predetermined communication standards among a plurality of communication apparatus by setting predetermined system information common to the communication apparatus, the communication apparatus performing communication with another communication apparatus having authentication processing means for executing an authentication... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP
20070028102 - System for processing data and method thereof: Record carrier identification information is stored using an asymmetry modulation (FIGS. 1,2,3). This prevents the access to this information throught the regular data path (65) of the playback device (60). The asymmetry information is automatically removed by the playback device because of the inherent data slicing FIG. 4) and decoding... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20070028105 - Apparatus and method for providing security in computing and communication environments: A computing or communication system may provide an “issued back” password to a user who is authorized to access the computing or communication system. The issued back password may be used by the user to verify that communications with the computing or communication system are legitimate. For example, the issued... Agent: Docket Clerk
20070028104 - Communication protocol and method for authenticating a system: One aspect relates to a communication protocol for communicating between one or more entities, such as devices, hosts or any other system capable of communicating over a network. A protocol is provided that allows communication between entities without a priori knowledge of the communication protocol. In such a protocol, for... Agent: Lowrie, Lando & Anastasi
20070028106 - Extended authenticated key exchange with key confirmation: Extended authenticated key exchange with key confirmation is described. In one aspect, and before computing session keys to exchange information securely between an initiator and a responder, each party of the initiator and the responder, confirms whether the other party has received corresponding information to generate a valid session key.... Agent: Lee & Hayes PLLC
20070028108 - Access: A data access system can be provided. The system can comprise a data record associated with a stored access token signature and a signature generator, operable to scan an access token to create a signature for the access token, the signature being based upon an intrinsic property of the access... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070028107 - Prescription authentication: The invention relates to a system 100 for verifying the authenticity of medicament entitlement tokens, such as prescriptions 102, used to control the dispensing of medicaments. The system comprises a network 104 connecting at least one token provider terminal 106, a system server 120 and a verification terminal 130. The... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP
20070028109 - Configuration of a computing device in a secure manner: In accordance with a broad aspect, a method is provided to securely configure a computing device. A configuration indication is received into the computing device, including receiving a digital signature generated based on the configuration indication. Generation of the digital signature accounts for a unique identifier nominally associated with the... Agent: Beyer Weaver & Thomas, LLP
20070028110 - Content extractor and analysis system: A security system provides a defense from known and unknown viruses, worms, spyware, hackers, and unwanted software. The system can implement centralized policies that allow an administrator to approve, block, quarantine, and log file activities. The system can extract content of interest from a file container, repackage the content of... Agent: Wilmer Cutler Pickering Hale And Dorr LLP
20070028112 - Data transfer device: A data transfer device for transferring data between a host device and a data storage medium. The data transfer device encrypts and/or decrypts data transferred between the host device and the data storage medium using an encryption/decryption key stored in memory. A data storage medium stores an encryption/decryption key and... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070028111 - Methods and apparatus for authentication of content delivery and playback applications: A method is provided to notify or indicate to an end user of a computing device that a payload that is being viewed or listened to is in fact from a trusted source. A media signature, such as visual, audio, and/or tactile signature is selected by a user. When a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20070028113 - Systems, methods and devices for trusted transactions: The invention discloses a system for enhancing trust in transactions, most particularly in remote transactions between a plurality of transactional parties, for instance a seller and buyer(s) of goods and/or services over a public computer network such as the internet. Trust is disclosed to be a multivalent commodity, in that... Agent: Scott A. Moskowitz
20070028114 - Verification of identity based signatures: A database management system (1) comprises up to fifty or more workstations (2), each for a user. The environment may, for example, be a hospital and the system manages medical records in a secure manner. Each user has a private key issued by a KGC (5). A database controller (3)... Agent: Jacobson Holman PLLC
20070028115 - Method for guaranteeing the integrity and authenticity of flashware for control devices: The invention relates to a simplified symmetrical, cryptographic method. The basis of this method is an authentication code. This authentication code is calculated in a secured area, referred to as a trust center, by concatenating the application program, referred to as the flashware, with a secret data string and calculating... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group
20070028116 - Data collation system and method: A data collation system and method is disclosed that utilise a central repository, a collection agent, one or more branch agents and one or more leaf agents. Each of the leaf agents is associated with a respective branch agent and each branch agent is associated with the collection agent. Each... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070028117 - Method and apparatus for facilitating multi-level computer system authentication: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that facilitates authenticating a user at a computer system. During operation, the system creates an authentication profile and assigns the authentication profile to a user, wherein the authentication profile specifies authentication criteria. Next, the computer system receives a login request from... Agent: Oracle International Corporation C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20070028118 - System and method for encrypted smart card pin entry: A smart card, system, and method for securely authorizing a user or user device using the smart card is provided. The smart card is configured to provide, upon initialization or a request for authentication, a public key to the user input device such that the PIN or password entered by... Agent: Dimock Stratton LLP
20070028119 - Access control system: A system includes logic to authorize ingress to and/or egress from an area or areas at least in part according to contents of the area or areas.... Agent: Fsp LLC Attn: Charles A Mirho
20070028120 - Secure software updates: Improved techniques to update software in electronic devices that are already in use are disclosed. In one embodiment, software can be updated in a secure and controlled manner using cryptography. The authenticity of the updated software as well as its appropriateness for the particular electronic device can be confirmed prior... Agent: Beyer Weaver & Thomas, LLP
20070028121 - Method of protecting confidential data using non-sequential hidden memory blocks for mass storage devices: A method of protecting confidential data using a non-sequential hidden block mechanism is provided, including the following steps of: (a) configuring the size of the confidential file; (b) the electronic host reading the capacity of the physical memory; (c) configuring the capacity of usable physical memory space; (d) the electronic... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20070028126 - Computer system and interface card module thereof: An interface card module applied in a computer system is provided. The interface card module includes an interface card and an adapter. The interface card includes at least one interface card connector disposed on a first side of the interface card. The first side is fastened on a case of... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20070028124 - Measuring power-on-time in data processing systems: A system for measuring power-on parameters for data processing systems is disclosed. During periodic System Management BIOS states that interrupt operation of the data processing system, code is executed that estimates the amount of time a data processing system has been powered on. Also, code is executed that tracks the... Agent: Lenovo (us)IPLaw
20070028122 - Method and system for providing dying gasp support for a network component: A method for providing dying gasp support for a network component is disclosed. The method includes detecting an imminent loss of power to the network component and disabling all sub-systems of the network component except a designated sub-system of the network component upon the detection of the loss of power.... Agent: Wagner, Murabito & Hao LLP
20070028125 - Method for controlling operating frequency of integrated circuit: A method is provided for controlling an operating frequency of an integrated circuit when operating modes with different operating frequencies are changed. The method comprises the step of changing the operating frequency of the integrated circuit to an operating frequency of an operating mode after changing, in a stepwise manner.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20070028123 - Universal power control system for an autonomically controlled distributed computing system: A distributed computing system contains one or more application nodes. One or more control nodes provide for the efficient and automated allocation and management of computing functions and resources within the distributed computing system. The control node includes an automation subsystem that provides autonomic power control for the application nodes,... Agent: Shumaker & Sieffert, P. A.
20070028127 - Universal serial bus system, and method of driving the same: A universal serial bus (USB) system includes a host device and at least one client device connected with the host device through a USB connection. In a communication deadlock condition between the host device and client device, the host device interrupts a power supply to the client device and resumes... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20070028131 - Energy saving system: An energy saving system used in an electronic device is provided. The energy saving system includes a battery for supplying the electronic device with energy; a energy detector for measuring a energy level of the battery, and transmitting a battery energy saving control signal when the measured energy level is... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20070028130 - Power budgeting for computers: A computer system uses power-consumption monitors for each of plural sets of devices. A power budget arbiter determines whether a collective power-consumption criterion is met at least in part as a function of said power-consumption data.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070028129 - Power monitoring for processor module: A processor module includes an execution unit and a power monitor for monitoring power consumption by processor components including said execution unit.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20070028128 - Power saving method: A power-saving method of continuous display and effective cost in a system that includes memory directly accessed by a CPU and at least one display device within vertical blanking. The method includes the following steps: issuing a Power-saving related message; dropping the Power-saving related message, wherein a Power-saving related flag... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.l.p
20070028132 - Method for booting computer multimedia systems with a hot key standby state: A method for express activation of multimedia playing for a computer multimedia system with a hot key standby state is provided. The computer of the computer multimedia system, after completing BIOS booting and operating system booting, enters a hot key standby state. In the hot key standby state, when a... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & LeePrevious industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: processing architectures and instruction processing (e.g., processors)
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