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Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support June invention type 06/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090164768 - Information processing apparatus and operating system determination method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a determination module provided for an SMI handler of an ACPI compatible Basic Input/Output System (BIOS). The determination module determines, when a system management interrupt (SMI) occurs due to issuance of an Advanced Configuration and Power Interface (ACPI) Enable command by... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090164767 - Methods and systems for generating availability management framework (amf) configurations: Techniques for generating a system model for use by an availability management function (AMF) are described. Inputs are received, processed and mapped into outputs which are further processed into a configuration file in an Information Model Management (IMM) Service external Markup Language (XML) format which can be used as a... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20090164770 - Hypervisor runtime integrity support: A method and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the method includes computing, during runtime, an active hash value of a hypervisor on a computer platform using an authenticated integrity agent. The method also includes comparing the active hash value to a registered hash reference value. The method also includes... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090164771 - Method and apparatus for quickly reanimating devices from hibernation: A system that causes a computing device to enter a hibernation mode. During operation, the system creates a hibernation image for the computing device by identifying processes that do not have visible user interface elements, and generating the hibernation image so that processes with visible user interface elements can be... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20090164769 - Policy based provisioning of shared boot images: A method for policy based provisioning of shared boot images includes querying a storage name server for boot target that is in an accessible discovery domain. Boot target information about the boot target is received. A login request is sent to the boot target. The login request includes a flag... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090164773 - Dynamic reconfiguration supporting method, dynamic reconfiguration supporting apparatus, and dynamic reconfiguration system: A dynamic reconfiguration supporting method that generates a driver function to cause a dynamic reconfiguration circuit to execute a program of an application described in a predetermined language, includes acquiring a configuration defining file representing a configuration of a cluster of the dynamic reconfiguration circuit in execution of the process... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090164772 - Location based policy system and method for changing computing environments: A system and method for changing compute environments for a mobile platform device. The mobile platform includes a sensory and location determination engine coupled to a policy engine. The sensory and location determination engine determines a current location of the mobile platform device and the policy engine determines what applications... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090164775 - Broadband computer system: A broadband computer system comprising a network, a client computer comprising a secure log-on means, a user interaction means, a display means, processing means and client data storage means, wherein applications used on the client computer are stored on the client data storage means; a server connected to the network... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090164774 - Methods and systems for secure channel initialization: Methods and systems for secure channel initialization between a client network element and a server network element are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment of the present disclosure, the method includes: sending a secure channel initialization request from the client network element to the server network element; receiving the secure... Agent: Moffat & Co
20090164776 - Revocation status checking for digital rights managment: In accordance with an embodiment, a method, apparatus or tangible computer medium (which stores computer executable code or program code) performs or facilitates: maintaining information identifying a plurality of devices with which interaction has occurred; transmitting the information identifying the plurality of devices to a remote trusted party; receiving from... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing
20090164778 - Method and apparatus for communicating between a requestor and a user receiving device using a user device locating module: A system and method for communicating between a user device locator module and a user receiving device includes forming a secure connection with a user device locator module. The user receiving device communicates user identifier data and port data to the user device locator module. An authentication module authenticates the... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration
20090164777 - Method and system for securely communicating between a primary service provider and a partner service provider: A method and system for authenticating a partner service provider and a primary service provider includes a network and, a partner service provider generating a request for a first encrypted token from a partner service provider and communicating the request to the network. An authentication web service receives the request... Agent: The Directv Group, Inc. Patent Docket Administration
20090164779 - File system filter authentication: A software entity on a host device attempting to access protected content in a secure memory device must be authenticated using a challenge/response authentication mechanism before the secure file system can be accessed. A file system filter determines whether requested content is protected. If the content is protected, the file... Agent: Vierra Magen/sandisk Corporation
20090164781 - Methods and apparatus for secure content routing: Systems and methods are described which provide handling and secure routing of an article of content in accordance with a code or instruction set identifier embedded in or associated with the article of content. In one aspect, the invention provides a content handling system that comprises a digital data store... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP
20090164780 - Volume management method in a storage apparatus having encryption feature: The invention provides a computer system including a storage apparatus having an encryption feature, a management computer for running a management program for managing the storage apparatus, and an application host computer, wherein when allocating a logical volume or creating a copy pair, the management program selects, from the storage... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090164782 - Method and apparatus for authentication of service application processes in high availability clusters: A method and communication node that for generate a unique service application process biometric identifier for a service application service application process requesting resources and services to another service application service application process in a High Availability (HA) cluster. The method and communication node further authenticate the requesting service application... Agent: Ericsson Canada Inc. Patent Department
20090164783 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for authentication of fragments using hash trees: An apparatus for authentication of fragments using hash trees may include a processor. The processor may be configured to provide one or more data fragments and a hash tree representing the one or more fragments, send at least one first fragment accompanied by any nodes of the hash tree necessary... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090164784 - Secure peer-to-peer messaging invitation architecture: A system and methods providing immediate peer-to-peer messaging between mobile devices in a wireless system. An invitation architecture is disclosed which enables the exchange of personal identification numbers (PINs) without requiring a user to directly access or provide his or her PIN. A messaging application encrypts its associated PIN before... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090164785 - Method for authentication in a communication network: A method authenticates a first node to a communication network that includes a second node to which the first node desires to mutually authenticate. The method includes detecting a broadcast message from the second node and determining whether mutual authentication can be performed directly with the second node. When the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090164786 - Content delivery method, control terminal, and display terminal: A content delivery method, a control terminal for content delivery, and a display terminal for receiving content delivery. In a content delivery service, the control terminal for authentication and the display terminal for displaying and/or storing of content are separately provided to perform authentication and exchange of a key so... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090164787 - Method and system for the transmission of identification signals: The invention relates to a system for information transmission between a write- and/or read installation and several portable devices. According to the invention, the information transmission between a portable device and the write- and/or read installation is effected via two channels. On the one hand a first information transmission takes... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP
20090164788 - Efficient generation method of authorization key for mobile communication: The present invention relates to a method of generating an authorization key for a wireless communication system. In the wireless communication system, when an authorization key is generated after authentication between a subscriber station and base station is successfully performed, the authorization key is generated using a value indicating the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090164789 - Authenticated memory and controller slave: Systems and methods that can facilitate the utilization of a memory as a slave to a host are presented. The host and memory can provide authentication information to each other and respective rights can be granted based in part on the respective authentication information. The host can determine the available... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20090164792 - Data card verification system: A method of verifying a pair of correspondents in electronic transaction, the correspondents each including first and second signature schemes and wherein the first signature scheme is computationally more difficult in signing than verifying and the second signature scheme is computationally more difficult in verifying than signing. The method comprises... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon LLP
20090164790 - Method and system for storage of unstructured data for electronic discovery in external data stores: A method and system for storage of unstructured data in external data storage uses low-cost, minimally-functional external data stores (EDS) to store immutable, unstructured content. An external storage layer (ESL) interposed between an e-discovery management application (EMA), and the EDS constitutes an intermediary allowing access to external storage from the... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20090164791 - System and method for digitally signing an electronic document: A method for digitally signing an electronic document is disclosed. The method includes generating an electronic document to be signed and notifying an authorized signer to sign the electronic document. The method includes validating if the user is the authorized signer for the electronic document by comparing the received identification... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090164793 - Digital signature system and digital signing method: A digital signature program includes computer-executable instructions for giving a numerical value in a state where header information necessary for playback of each partial data item may be added to the partial data item resulting from the division to a one-way function to generate an output value sequence of the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090164794 - Digital content storage process: The digital content store provides users with an opportunity to purchase authorized usage of digital content, such as single or multiple music tracks, video, movies, and/or video games. The users can also buy license to a desired track for a fixed number of times, e.g. preferably the users can listen... Agent: Glenn Patent Group
20090164795 - System and method for providing program credentials: A system for providing a client's credentials to a computer program comprises a database remote from the client and a single signon server module. The single signon server module can receive a request for the client's credentials from the computer program, determine whether the client's credentials are stored in the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20090164796 - Anonymous biometric tokens: A biometrically enabled machine readable token is biometrically associated with the user or owner of the token. Such a token may be generated by initially providing biometric data of the user, and concealing the biometric data such that the biometric data is selectively accessible. The concealed biometric data is then... Agent: Daon, Incorporated Attn: Kevin Mcdermott
20090164799 - Ic card in which biometric information is stored and method of controlling access to the ic card: Biometric information previously obtained from an IC card bearer and security status for determining whether or not the IC card is accessible are stored in the IC card. Then, a biometric authentication device obtains biometric information from the IC card bearer and reads the previously-obtained biometric information from the IC... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090164797 - Secure off-chip processing such as for biometric data: In a biometric sensor system and method, storage of acquired biometric data and/or processing of that data may be shifted from specialized secure processing hardware to host system resources for improved speed and reduced cost of biometric sensor devices and systems. Stored data may be encrypted and/or signed by the... Agent: JasIPConsulting
20090164798 - System and method for wireless state identification: A system and method for processing a state identifier. A request is received for a state identifier. A biometric associated with the state identifier is requested from a user. Authenticity of the biometric is verified in response to receiving the biometric from the user. The state identifier is transmitted to... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090164802 - Memory management method: A mobile communicator including a CPU, communications software and application software for at least one application which can be launched only by using at least one application key, the at least one application key being scrambled using a scrambling function which is based on a seed, which seed is not... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)
20090164801 - Recording/reproducing device, communication device, program, system lsi: A reading unit 8 reads, from a memory card 300, encrypted license information and license management information corresponding thereto. A decryption unit 9 decrypts the encrypted license information, and thereby obtains license information in plain text. An operation execution unit 2 executes an operation based on the license information in... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090164800 - Secure end-of-life handling of electronic devices: Methods and apparatus for verifying that an electronic device has been disabled are disclosed. An exemplary electronic device includes a communications interface, a secure memory, storing a secret key, and a cryptographic circuit configured to calculate a verification token from the secret key, using a first cryptographic operation. The cryptographic... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090164803 - Cipher message assist instruction: A method, system and program product for executing a cipher message assist instruction in a computer system by specifying, via the cipher message assist instruction, either a capability query installed function or execution of a selected function of one or more optional functions, wherein the selected function is an installed... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation Richard Lau
20090164804 - Secured storage device: A method of preventing unauthorized access to digital content includes obtaining from a trusted entity a public key of a public-private key pair, encrypting content being received by a storage device using the public key, and storing the encrypted content on the storage device. The public-private key pair includes the... Agent: Mark M. Friedman
20090164806 - Apparatus, system, and method for a high efficiency redundant power architecture: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for providing regulated electric power. At least two power buses transfer regulated direct current (“DC”) power from at least four power supplies to an electric load. The power supplies receive electric power from one or more electric sources and convert the electric power... Agent: Kunzler & Associates
20090164808 - Monitor: A monitor includes a display device, a signal interface, a power interface, and a power controller. The display device is configured for displaying information to users. The signal interface is configured for receiving display signals, and providing the display signals for the display device. The power interface is configured for... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090164809 - Power supply testing architecture: A power supply testing architecture for embedded sub-systems is described, where each embedded sub-system can have at least one testable internal voltage supply. A plurality of embedded sub-systems are organized into groups, where each group of sub-systems shares a common voltage test line connected to the internal voltage supplies of... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP Anne Kinsman
20090164807 - Self-configurable multi-regulator asic core power delivery: A method for operating an electronic product having an application specific semiconductor circuit (ASIC) including in its circuitry both a linear regulator module for use with an optional external capacitance and a capless regulator module coupled to internal capacitance of the product selects a low-power sub-module or high-power sub-module of... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk
20090164805 - System and method for enabling power over ethernet for legacy devices: A system and method for enabling power over Ethernet (PoE) for legacy devices. Legacy devices often represent a large installed base of devices. This installed base of devices (e.g., mobile computing devices) may have little or no PoE functionality. It is a feature of the present invention that an external... Agent: Law Office Of Duane S. Kobayashi
20090164811 - Methods for analyzing environmental data in an infrastructure: Embodiments include methods, apparatus, and systems for analyzing data in an infrastructure. One embodiment includes a method that senses environmental data at equipment racks in an infrastructure, identifies patterns in the environmental data, and uses the patterns to modify the infrastructure to improve thermal management in the infrastructure.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090164810 - Methods, apparatuses, and computer program products for managing power usage in mobile devices: An apparatus for managing power usage in mobile devices may include a processor. The processor may be configured to determine whether authorization to use a power source exists and to execute one or more functionalities using power provided by the power source if authorization exists. Corresponding methods and computer program... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090164816 - Data processing apparatus and data processing method: When a packet received in a deep sleep mode matches a packet stored in a WOL-pattern storage region, a network portion performs reply processing suited for the matched packet after returning a power supply mode of a power supply unit from the deep sleep mode to a normal mode. When... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division
20090164815 - Data transfer controlling device and ic card: A data transfer controlling device is mounted in an IC card having: a communication device for data communication with an external device; a memory device for storing data received from and transmitted to the external device; and an operation processing device for controlling the memory device and the communication device,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090164812 - Dynamic processor reconfiguration for low power without reducing performance based on workload execution characteristics: A method, system and program are provided for dynamically reconfiguring a pipelined processor to operate with reduced power consumption without reducing existing performance. By monitoring or detecting the performance of individual units or stages in the processor as they execute a given workload, each stage may use high-performance circuitry until... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP IBM Austin
20090164814 - Hardware driven processor state storage prior to entering a low power mode: A data processing apparatus comprising: a processor for processing data, said processor comprising memory interface logic for controlling transfer of data to a memory, said processor being powered in a first power domain; a memory for storing data processed by said processor said memory being powered in a second power... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20090164813 - Techniques to manage power based on motion detection: Techniques to manage power based on motion detection are described. For example, a mobile computing device may include a radio module having a communications failure event detector operative to detect a communications failure event, a motion detector operative to detect motion, and a processor coupled to the radio module and... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road
20090164817 - Interrupt controller: In this way, interrupt control circuitry of the interrupt controller can be switched into a low power mode, thereby saving power, while incoming interrupt requests can continue to be monitored by interrupt request monitoring circuitry of the interrupt controller, and the interrupt control circuitry of the interrupt controller can be... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090164818 - Activity window notification protocol: Power management protocols for maximizing energy efficiency in power usage by mobile devices are described in this application. The power management protocols may allow for at least two power states by a CPU—active state, and inactive state. The active state corresponds to an active window when the mobile device is... Agent: Kirton & Mcconkie Attorneys At Law
20090164821 - Method and a system for controlling a sleep mode of a device in a wireless communications network or in a mobile point-to-point connection: The present invention relates to a method for controlling a sleep mode of a device in a wireless communications network or in a mobile point-to-point connection in order to turn off system components of the device, especially to turn off a medium access control (2) comprising the steps of: receiving... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090164820 - Methods and apparatus for managing power on a computer in the event of a power interruption: A computer power management system, comprises a source of primary power, a motherboard, and an uninterruptible power system (UPS) including a power sensing circuit, a battery charger, a battery and power regulator module, a switching device, and control logic. The power management system operates to manage power on a computer... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090164819 - Tri-layered power scheme for architectures which contain a micro-controller: Various embodiments are directed to a tri-layered power scheme for architectures which contain a microcontroller. In one embodiment, a power management system may comprise a microcontroller in a chipset, a low consumption power well to control a power supply to the microcontroller, and a power controller to control a power... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate
20090164822 - Method for managing storage, program and system for the same: A system including plural storage devices provides a technique for controlling storage devices in which files are located by a file system, and turning on or off the storage devices based on prediction of the start or end of access to the files. A program that manages power to the... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.
20090164824 - Administering power supplies in a data center: Administering power supplies in a data center including, upon connection of a first power supply through a power line to a circuit breaker in the data center, querying, by a power supply communications device of the first power supply through the power line, a circuit breaker communications device of the... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP
20090164823 - Portable battery driven apparatus: A mobile telephone handset (1) has its circuitry (11) to be driven by a rechargeable battery (17). The handset can to perform a data processing operation such as a download or a memory defragmentation, which requires battery power over a considerable period of time and a battery sensor (20)... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan Transition Team C/o Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell
20090164825 - Power supply with integrated uninterruptible power control: An architecture for a power supply with an integrated UPS control system to which generic batteries may be connected. Such an architecture greatly reduces the overall cost, complexity, size and inefficiency of providing uninterruptible power to a device such as a computer system.... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Amd
20090164826 - Method and device for synchronizing in a multiprocessor system: A method and a device for synchronization in a multiprocessor system having at least two processors, switchover means being provided which make it possible to switch between at least two operating modes, the device being designed in such a way that a synchronization is performed using a stop signal which... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20090164827 - Method and apparatus for generating or utilizing one or more cycle-swallowed clock signals: An electronic device is provided for generating or utilizing one or more cycle-swallowed clock signals derived based on one or more first clock signals. The device includes a module configured to receive a first clock signal having a first frequency. The module is configured to generate a second clock signal... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090164828 - Network overclock control circuit: A network overclock control circuit for a computer includes an RC circuit, first and second comparator circuits, and first and second switch circuits. A signal pin of a network indicating lamp is connected to input terminals of the first and second comparator circuits via the RC circuit. Output terminals of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090164829 - Method for increasing a programming speed for a time signal receiver, programmable time signal receiver, and programming device for programming a time signal receiver: Method for increasing a programming speed for a time signal receiver, programmable time signal receiver, and programming device for programming a time signal receiver. The method for wireless programming of a time signal receiver provides the following steps: provision to the time signal receiver of a programming clock frequency that... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090164830 - Non-volatile semiconductor memory device with power saving feature: A non-volatile semiconductor memory device, which comprises (i) an interface having an input for receiving an input clock and a set of data lines for receiving commands issued by a controller including an erase command; (ii) a module having circuit components in a feedback loop configuration and being driven by... Agent: Smart & Biggar
20090164831 - Controlled default otp settings for asics: An OTP and Reset Assert Counter and a method for protecting one-time programmable memory settings during read-out from an OTP memory block. The OTP memory block is set at ground and in a reset mode with a clock driven External Reset (RSTB) signal set at ground true active. A Delay... Agent: Mendelsohn & Associates, P.C.06/18/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090158023 - Adaptive system boot accelerator for computing systems: An acceleration mechanism for boot-up processing in a computing system is provided. The acceleration mechanism relies on recording most, if not all, of the read transactions, associated with requests and retrievals made during a boot-up and, in some aspects most, if not all, of the write transactions, associated with requests... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090158024 - Dual bios circuit: A dual BIOS circuit includes a first BIOS chip, a second BIOS chip, and a transistor. The first and the second BIOS chip include a setup program configured for setting the voltage of a GPIO pin of a Southbridge chip. The first and the second BIOS chip are connected to... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090158025 - Dual bios circuit: A dual BIOS circuit includes a first BIOS chip, a second BIOS chip, a power supply, and a switch. The first BIOS chip is connected to a Southbridge chip of a motherboard via a bus. The second BIOS chip is connected to the Southbridge chip of a motherboard via another... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090158027 - Electronic device having an alterable configuration and methods of manufacturing and configuring the same: An electronic device having an alterable configuration includes a non-volatile memory configurable to include at least a first partition and a second partition, the non-volatile memory storing a boot ROM. The boot ROM is operable when executed by a processor of said electronic device to, in the event that a... Agent: Sim & Mcburney
20090158021 - Methods of using bios information when booting information handling systems and machine-executable code for carrying out the methods: A method of using BIOS information can include exporting first BIOS information from a first information handling system. The method can further include initiating a boot sequence for the second information handling system and importing second BIOS information into a second information handling system after initiating the boot sequence and... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP
20090158022 - Snoop filter optimization: A snoop filter optimization system includes one or more subsystems to operate a snoop filter, determine information that that affects operation of the snoop filter, and adjust operation of the snoop filter relative to the information that affects operation of the snoop filter.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090158020 - System backup and recovery solution based on bios: A system performs system initialization for a computing device, comprising a module to back up one or more files of the computing device in response to a backup request and to restore one or more files of the computing device in response to a recovery request; and a point managing... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090158028 - Drm method and drm system using trusted platform module: The present invention relates to a terminal apparatus including a trusted platform module (TPM) and a DRM method using the same. The terminal apparatus receives information on a validity period from a server, uses the TPM generates a public key including the information on the validity period, transmits the public... Agent: Ampacc Law Group
20090158029 - Manufacturing unique devices that generate digital signatures: A method of manufacturing devices that generate digital signatures such that each device may be reliably and uniquely identified includes creating a public-private key pair within each device during manufacture; exporting only the public key from the device; retaining the private key within the device against the possibility of divulgement... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP
20090158034 - Authentication gateway apparatus for accessing ubiquitous service and method thereof: An authentication gateway apparatus for accessing a ubiquitous service includes: an authentication server of a service provider that receives an authentication data request message from a portable apparatus, and provides an authentication token; a first authentication device of the portable apparatus that transmits the authentication data request message to the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090158030 - Doing business without ssn, ein, and charge card numbers: This invention introduces encrypted identifiers to be used when the owner of an identifier wants to hide the original identifier away from public exposure but still be able to be uniquely identified through the encrypted form of the identifier. The logical requirement for such an encrypted identity is that it... Agent: Mehran Randall Rasti
20090158033 - Method and apparatus for performing secure communication using one time password: The invention relates to a communication method and system using a one time password (OTP). The communication system includes: a user computer that has an OTP generator for generating the OTP provided therein; a service server that performs user authentication using user information and an OTP value input from the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090158032 - Method and system for automated and secure provisioning of service access credentials for on-line services to users of mobile communication terminals: In a communications network including at least one authentication entity adapted to authenticating a network access requestor in order to conditionally grant thereto access to the communications network, wherein the authenticating is based on public key cryptography, a method for automatically provisioning the network access requestor with service access credentials... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090158031 - Secure certificate installation on ip clients: According to one embodiment of the invention, a method is deployed for loading a user CA certificate into the trusted certificate storage of a network device The method comprises a number of operations. A first operation involves a downloading of addressing information. Thereafter, a communication session is established using the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090158035 - Public key encryption for web browsers: A method, apparatus, and article are provided to support encryption of web service applications on a remote server. In a computer system with a remote server and a local client machine, a browser is provided on the local client machine to access applications on the server. Web server applications are... Agent: Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC
20090158036 - protected computing environment: A method of establishing a protected environment within a computing device including validating a kernel component loaded into a kernel of the computing device, establishing a security state for the kernel based on the validation, creating a secure process and loading a software component into the secure process, periodically checking... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090158037 - System and method for protecting an electronic file: A method for protecting an electronic file is provided. The method symmetrically encrypts the electronic file with a symmetric key, and asymmetrically encrypts the symmetric key. In addition, the method calculates a message digest for the encrypted electronic file, and obtains a trusted timestamp for the message digest. The method... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090158039 - Device pairing using \"human-comparable\" synchronized audible and/or visual patterns: A first device may authenticate a key of a second device (after discovering the second device, and executing a pairing protocol with the second device, wherein a result of the pairing protocol is a bit string) by encoding the bit string, transmitting a human-perceptible representation of the encoded bit string,... Agent: Straub & Pokotylo
20090158038 - Universal authentication method: The universal authentication method also provides security against a “middle man” type scam. Scammers will e-mail an unsuspecting internet user about problems with his bank account, for example, and request the user to rectify the problems providing a link to follow. The link takes the user to a websites that... Agent: Cloutier & Engle, PLLC Attn: Priya Sinha Cloutier
20090158042 - Managed access point protocol: Methods, apparatuses and systems facilitating deployment and configuration of managed access points in hierarchical wireless network systems. An embodiment of the invention facilitates deployment and configuration of conventional, substantially autonomous access points operating in connection with a central management node, such as a server or appliance. In another embodiment, the... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090158040 - Method and system for secure exchange of data in a network: A first network device implements a method for the secure exchange of data in a network. The network also includes a second network device and a remote device. The method includes establishing an indirect path to the remote device and pre-negotiating first security parameters with the remote device over the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090158041 - Methods and devices for creating security group and authentication over p2p network: A method of creating a security group over a Peer-To-Peer (P2P) network is disclosed. An invitee terminal attaches a public key to a peer advertisement in which its own identification information is encrypted using its own private key, and then sends a resulting peer advertisement over the P2P network. An... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090158044 - Optical dna based on non-deterministic errors: The claimed subject matter relates to architectures and/or mechanisms that can facilitate issuing, embedding and verification of an optical DNA (o-DNA) signature. A first mechanism is provided for obtaining a set of manufacturing errors inherent in an optical media instance. These errors can be non-deterministic and can be encoded into... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090158043 - Secure digital signature system: The illustrative embodiments provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for receiving a request from a client to instantiate an electronic document. After successful completion of mutual authentication between a web application server and the client, the web application server provides the electronic document to the client.... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20090158046 - Hash-based systems and methods for detecting and preventing transmission of polymorphic network worms and viruses: A system (200) detects transmission of potentially malicious packets. The system (200) receives, or otherwise observes, packets and generates hash values based on variable-sized blocks of the packets. The system (200) then compares the generated hash values to hash values associated with prior packets. The system (200) determines that one... Agent: Chris Edgeworth Stragent
20090158045 - Light-overhead and flexible wireless sensor message authentication method: The present invention relates to a wireless sensor message authentication method, which is characterized by an authentication scheme of any message authentication code applied to any secure message authentication code (MAC); an authentication scheme using the concept of error correcting code (ECC) and applied to any binary ECC to provide... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090158047 - High performance secure caching in the mid-tier: In a multi-tier data server system, data from the first tier is cached in a mid-tier cache of the middle tier. Access control information from the first tier for the data is also cached within the mid-tier cache. Caching the security information in the middle tier allows the middle tier... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker/oracle
20090158048 - Method, client and system for reversed access to management server using one-time password: Provided are a method, client and system for reservation access to a management server using a one-time password. A generated personal identification number (PIN) is transmitted to the management server when a reservation time comes. The management server generates a random number encrypted using the PIN and transmits the random... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090158049 - Building a security access system: In an embodiment, a secure module is provided that provides access keys to an unsecured system. In an embodiment, the secure module may generate passcodes and supply the passcodes to the unsecured system. In an embodiment, the access keys are sent to the unsecured system after receiving the passcode from... Agent: Michael Fiske
20090158053 - Battery pack and electronic apparatus: A battery pack includes at least one rechargeable battery configured to output power; a remaining battery capacity detection unit configured to detect a remaining battery capacity of the at least one rechargeable battery; and a cryptographic unit configured to output a response word in response to an external request word... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c
20090158052 - Image processing apparatus for checking unauthorized access to information and method of performing the same: Information is prevented from being retrieved by an unauthorized person when an information processing apparatus is stolen or lost. There is provided an information processing apparatus including: a storage; dividing logic/utility that divides data stored on the storage into a predetermined first number of pieces of partial data; transmitting logic/utility... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090158051 - Method and system for obfuscating a cryptographic function: A method of protecting an integrity of a data processing system. The method comprises determining (902) a data string to be protected, an integrity of the data string being an indication of the integrity of the data processing system. Computing (904) a set of parameters representing a predetermined data processing... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090158054 - Private data processing: A method for processing one or more terms includes, at a first computation facility, computing an obfuscated numerical representation for each of the terms. The computed obfuscated representations are provided from the first facility to a second computation facility. A result of an arithmetic computation based on the provided obfuscated... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP
20090158050 - Trusted labeler: A cryptographic device and method are disclosed for processing different levels of classified information. Input and output ports are physically isolated on the cryptographic device. Within the cryptographic device, each port has its packets labeled in such a way that it can be processed differently from other packets by a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP Viasat, Inc (client #017018)
20090158055 - Method for cryptographic authentication: The invention relates to a method for cryptographic authentication in access security systems. The aim of the invention is to provide a software solution. To this end, the method for secured storage of counter states in a non-volatile memory (EEPROM) (10) involves an incrementing (11) process, and the current counter... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property Department
20090158058 - Assembly of a power supply to a data access device: An assembly of a power supply to a data access device inside which a 3.5-inch hard disk and a circuit are provided. The hard disk is electrically connected to a signal and power conversion unit to obtain a required voltage and signal supplied by the signal and power conversion unit.... Agent: Hugo Lin
20090158056 - Battery load allocation in parallel-connected uninterruptible power supply systems: An uninterruptible power supply (UPS) of a UPS system including a plurality of UPSs connected in parallel at a load bus and configured to provide power thereto from respective batteries of a plurality of batteries is operated such that a difference between a variable, for example, battery voltage, indicative of... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec
20090158061 - Method and apparatus for on-demand power management: Embodiments of a method and an apparatus for on-demand power management of a processing system have been presented. In some embodiments, the apparatus includes a power management unit (PMU) to provide power to an electronic system. The apparatus further includes a power management controller (PMC) coupled to the power management... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090158063 - Method and device for dynamically controlling power consumption and connection mode of network card: The invention provides a method and a device for dynamically control power consumption and a connection mode of a network card, which relates to a power saving technique for the network card. The method comprises steps of: monitoring a data transmission state in a network in real time, and obtaining... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090158062 - Peripheral telecommunications device having movable cover with integrated antenna: A computer peripheral telecommunications device having an electronic interface for connection to a computer and being configured for adding wireless telecommunication functionality to the computer, the device comprising a movable cover portion for covering the electronic interface while not in use and an antenna integrated in the movable cover portion.... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090158060 - Runtime control of system performance: An apparatus includes a hardware unit having an interface to a clock generator, an interface to a power supply and an interface to a software unit. The interface to the software unit is configurable to receive a request from the software unit that identifies at least one operating point for... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090158057 - System and method for interchangeably powering single or multiple motherboards: In one embodiment, a single electrical power supply is used to interchangeably power either a single motherboard or dual motherboards. Switchable output power and individual sequencing may be provided to each motherboard using FETs, such that the power supply may respond to the sequencing of each motherboard as if it... Agent: Ibm Corporation (ss/nc) C/o Streets & Steele
20090158059 - Voltage regulating circuit for motherboard: An exemplary voltage regulating circuit for a motherboard includes a selecting switch and a first switch module, the selecting switch comprising a first input terminal arranged to receive a standby power provided by a power supply, a first control terminal arranged to receive a state signal from the motherboard via... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090158064 - Home network client and server including energy-away control element and control method thereof: Provided are a home network client and server including an energy-away control element (ECE), and a control method thereof. A client advertises an ECE serving as a functional block of each service unit. The advertisement is recognized and the ECE is registered by a plug and play method. An ECE... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090158065 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system and power control method thereof: Provided is an image processing apparatus including a microcomputer, a standby power supply unit to supply standby power to the microcomputer, a power control port to receive an external control signal, and a power controller to supply the standby power or to cut off the standby power supplied to the... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090158066 - Power management using automatic load/unload detection of dac: An automatic load detection system. A first reference signal that may be known apriori can be used for load detection. For example, the first reference signal may be used for invisible portion of a frame. The DAC receives the first reference signal and outputs a signal that is based on... Agent: Murabito Hao & Barnes LLP Third Floor
20090158069 - Apparatus and method for power management control: A power management control apparatus including a memory unit configured to store a program for disabling a previously determined Link power management state when a system enters a specific operating state and for enabling the disabled Link power management state when the system is resumed, a processor configured to access... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090158068 - Reducing core wake-up latency in a computer system: A power control unit (PCU) may reduce the core wake-up latency in a computer system by concurrently waking-up the remaining cores after the first core is woken-up. The power control unit may detect arrival of a first, second, and a third interrupt directed at a first, second, and a third... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090158067 - Saving power in a computer system: A power management unit (PMU) may promote a processing core from a working state to a first non-working power saving state after receiving a signal from an automatic core C-state promotion (ACCP) unit. An OS component may detect the idling of the processing core and may initiate the ACCP. The... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090158074 - Cluster system with reduced power consumption and power management method thereof: Provided are a cluster system, which can reduce power consumption by controlling power at a cluster level according to loads, and a power management method of the cluster system. The cluster system includes a plurality of management target nodes for performing an actual task which the cluster system is supposed... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090158071 - Integrated power management logic: A device and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the device includes a programmable power supply management logic. The programmable power supply management logic is capable of managing a plurality of voltage regulators present in a computer system. Additionally, the power supply management logic is integrated into an input/output complex... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20090158070 - Selecting between high availability redundant power supply modes for powering a computer system: Methods, apparatus, and products for selecting a redundant power supply mode for powering a computer system are disclosed that include detecting, by a voltage monitoring module, an input voltage level of a power supply; determining, by the voltage monitoring module, whether the input voltage level of the power supply is... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP
20090158073 - Self-aware adaptive power control system and a method for determining the circuit state: The present invention provides a self-aware power control system and a method for determining the circuit state. The self-aware adaptive power control architecture comprises of a multi-mode power gating network, a current monitoring translator, a variable threshold comparator, a slack detector, and a bi-directional shift register. The multi-mode power gating... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090158072 - System and method to identify power savings: A device includes an estimation module, a ratio module, and a recommendation module. The estimation module is adapted to receive a first performance level and a first power consumption level associated with a current server, and adapted to estimate a second performance level and a second power consumption level associated... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP
20090158075 - Synchronization of independent clocks: A system and method to synchronize independent local clocks in multi-core processing system are disclosed. A shared counter or a shared memory/file is provided to establish a partial happened-before relationship (e1<e2 in the happened-before order if we know that the event e1 happened before the event e2) and a synchronizer... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.
20090158077 - Circuit and method for generation of duty cycle independent core clock: A disclosed embodiment is a circuit for producing a core clock from a system clock so that a core clock cycle is independent of a duty cycle of the system clock. The circuit comprises a system clock receiving sub-circuit for generating a first rising edge of the core clock, a... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP
20090158076 - Technique to implement clock-gating: A system and method for providing clock gating while reducing area and power on an integrated circuit (IC) chip. An array of registers or memory cells may have a single clock gating circuit, rather than multiple circuits such as one clock gating circuit for each bit of storage. The single... Agent: Rory D. Rankin Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.
20090158078 - Clock ratio controller for dynamic voltage and frequency scaled digital systems, and applications thereof: The present invention provides a clock ratio controller for dynamic voltage and frequency scaled digital systems, and applications thereof. In an embodiment, a digital system is provided that includes a first digital circuit that operates at a first rate determined by a first clock signal and a second digital circuit... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.06/11/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090150659 - Device and method for adjusting a converged device: A method adjusts a computing device. The method receives configuration data relating to at least two functionalities of the device. The method adjusts configurations of components of the device as a function of the configuration data so that the device performs as if a first functionality of the at least... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP/ Motorola
20090150661 - Information processing apparatus and program: An information processing apparatus including: a first recording medium which stores a first program; a connection section which is capable of connecting to a second recording medium outside of the information processing apparatus; an instruction input section to input, while the information processing apparatus is in an activated state, an... Agent: Cameron Kerrigan Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090150660 - Pre-boot environment power management: A pre-boot environment is disclosed that manages power of a computing device prior to an operating system runtime phase. The pre-boot environment may be implemented in a computing device having a storage device to store an operating system, a firmware device to store firmware having a boot loader to load... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
20090150662 - Firmware modification in a computer system environment supporting operational state changes: A method of modifying a computer system firmware includes initiating a firmware modification. At least one prohibited pre-determined operational state is inhibited to prevent the computer system from entering the at least one pre-determined operational state until a subsequent boot. The firmware is modified.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090150663 - Method and system for monitoring a supply-chain: A method of monitoring supply chain activity throughout a plurality of supply chain sites includes extracting, at each supply chain site, supply-related data to be monitored. The data is maintained in plural formats at the supply chain sites, and translated the data to a common format. The extracted data is... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.
20090150664 - Computer management system: A computer management system is provided. In addition to a console and a computer, the computer management system comprises an encryption device and a decryption device. The console outputs a control signal. The encryption device encrypts the control signal to output an encryption signal. The decryption device then decrypts the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090150665 - Interworking 802.1 af devices with 802.1x authenticator: An apparatus comprising a supplicant proxy port authorization entity (PAE) configured to communicate with a user equipment (UE) and a network, wherein the supplicant proxy PAE causes a communication path to forward or block communications between the UE and the network. Included is a network component comprising at least one... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C.
20090150666 - Information processing apparatus and license distribution system: A reproducing device 1 transmits a request for reissuing the license for permitting the reproduction of the content in the domain, and participation information (S201). A server 2 receives the request for reissuing the license and the participation information (S202), and confirms validity of the transmitted participation information (S203). When... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090150667 - Mobile smartcard based authentication: In an authentication server, information representing a first part of a response to a challenge is received during the authentication preparation phase. The challenge and the first part of the response are stored for further use. The challenge is resent and information representing a second part of the response to... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090150668 - System and method for implementing security of multi-party-communication: A system and method for implementing security of multi-party communication is disclosed in the disclosure. The system mainly includes a group key management unit and a record protocol unit. The method mainly includes when the system runs in the centralized group key management mode, the Group Controller and Key Server... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090150669 - Method and apparatus for providing downloadable conditional access service using distribution key: An apparatus and a method for providing a downloadable conditional access service using a distribution key are provided. With regard to the apparatus for providing the downloadable conditional access service using the distribution key, a subscriber authorization system transmits a target entitlement management massage being encoded with a target distribution... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090150670 - Communication node authentication system and method, and communication node authentication program: [Means for Solving Problems] Computation is performed on the basis of a first communication identifier created by a second communication node and contained in a first authentication message replied to the first communication node in response to a connection request message transmitted from the first to the second communication node,... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20090150671 - Communication system and communication terminal device: There is provided a communication terminal device configured to include: a mutual authentication unit that performs mutual authentication with a service providing server; an obtaining unit that obtains biometric information of an authentication target associated with an encryption key common to the service providing server, which is obtained as a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090150672 - Method and apparatus for mutual authentication in downloadable conditional access system: Disclosed is a mutual authentication method and apparatus in a CAS including a headend system and DCAS host. In particular, example embodiments relate to a mutual authentication method and apparatus in DCAS, wherein the mutual authentication is performed between an authentication server of the headend system and an SM of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090150673 - Authentication of entitlement authorization in conditional access systems: A method for determining whether the terminal is authorized to receive the selected service is practiced in a terminal of a conditional access system in which a user selects a service, the selected service being associated with a frequency, the terminal having a tuner and a secure element with at... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley Scientific Atlanta, A Cisco Company
20090150674 - System and method for device bound public key infrastructure: Techniques are provided secured communication of data, such as in the context of a public key infrastructure (PKI). In one embodiment, the technique may involve using a private key that is bound to the device requesting the secure data, thereby making it harder for someone to copy, steal or fake.... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20090150675 - Secure message forwarding system detecting user's preferences including security preferences: A system and method for providing secure message services. The system includes a forwarding service to receive message for delivery to a recipient. The system checks for preferences for delivery of the message content including encryption preferences and notifies the recipient or delivers the message according to the encryption preferences.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090150676 - Method and system for robust watermark insertion and extraction for digital set-top boxes: Methods and systems for robust watermark insertion and extraction for digital set-top boxes are disclosed and may include descrambling, detecting watermarking messages in a received video signal utilizing a watermark message parser, and immediately watermarking the descrambled video signal utilizing an embedded CPU. The embedded CPU may utilize code that... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090150678 - Computer and method for sending security information for authentication: The present invention provides a computer and a method of sending security information for authentication, which relate to transmission of data information in computers. The present invention solves the vulnerability of information when a user conducts network transaction activities by a terminal. The computer of the present invention comprises: a... Agent: Kinney & Lange, P.A.
20090150677 - Techniques for real-time adaptive password policies: Techniques real-time adaptive password policies are presented. Patterns for passwords are regularly analyzed along with other factors associated with the patterns to dynamically determine password strength values. The strength values can change over time based on usage statistics. When a strength value falls below an acceptable threshold, passwords associated with... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20090150679 - Secure data cartridge: An embodiment of a data cartridge for interfacing with a data cartridge authorization system is disclosed. The data cartridge includes a drive and a communication interface. The drive is configured to store data, where the data comprises first information a first password and a fingerprint. The drive comprises an authentication... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090150680 - Data security in mobile devices: Systems, methods for computer program products for securely storing data in a data store or in an external data store associated with a mobile device are described herein. Data that is being sent from an application module to a data store, on the mobile device or an external data store... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20090150684 - Anti-attacking method for private key, controller, storage device and computer readable recording medium having the same: An anti-attacking method for a private key is provided. The method includes using a plurality of storage areas for storing the same security information. The method also includes selecting one of the storage areas as a currently-used storage area for accessing the security information and synchronously updating the security information... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.
20090150683 - Method and system for associating database content for security enhancement: A system and method for associating database content for security enhancement is provided, the method being applicable to a system comprising a computer configured to process a data management application and to store data in databases. According to one embodiment of the method according to the invention, the application uses... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP / Roche
20090150681 - Secure software download: Software can be downloaded securely using a multi-encryption method, where the decryption is completed when the software is executed. In one aspect, a multi-encrypted data item is received. One or more of the encryptions on the multi-encrypted data item is decrypted, yielding a partially decrypted data item. The partially decrypted... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090150682 - Third party secured storage for web services and web applications: A system and method for providing third party secure hosting of an application. The system and method includes providing a host system with a main memory and a third party secured memory, the third party secured memory storing third party information; encrypting the third party information stored on the third... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP IBM Rsw
20090150685 - Program execution device: A program execution device capable of protecting a program against unauthorized analysis and alteration is provided. The program execution device includes an execution unit, a first protection unit, and a second protection unit. The execution unit executes a first program and a second program, and is connected with an external... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090150689 - Data path controller with integrated power management to manage power consumption of a computing device and its components: A data path controller, a computer device, an apparatus and a method are disclosed for integrating power management functions into a data path controller to manage power consumed by processors and peripheral devices. By embedding power management within the data path controller, the data path controller can advantageously modify its... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20090150686 - Electrical power system event detection and anticipation: A method for analyzing an electrical power system includes analyzing data representing a signal of interest of the power system, the data containing at least one power system event; and based on the analysis, associating the power system event with a root cause. A computer program product is also provided... Agent: Trego, Hines & Ladenheim, PLLC
20090150688 - Method for efficient supply of power to a microcontroller: A method and a system for supplying power to a microcontroller with a single cell. One embodiment of the present invention discloses incorporation of a power supply pump circuit with the microcontroller and their dynamic interaction. The microcontroller sends its power requirements to the power supply pump circuit and in... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation
20090150690 - Personal computing device having single-cell battery: The present invention features a personal computing device that may be powered by a single battery having a single lithium-ion cell or by a plurality of lithium-ion cells connected in parallel. The personal computing device may provide computing power comparable to that of conventional laptop computers and execute an operating... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20090150687 - Power sharing between portable computer system and peripheral devices: A method and apparatus that allows for controlling operating time of a portable computer system and a peripheral device. A portable computing system that includes a rechargeable power supply and that includes a connection mechanism for coupling to a peripheral device is used to control operating time of the portable... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP
20090150691 - Power management method and system: A power management system used to control a computer system. The power management system includes a general purpose input/output (GPIO) pin, a power control chip, and a controller. The GPIO pin outputs a power control signal. The power control chip receives the power control signal to power on or off... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090150694 - Information processing apparatus and power supply control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a housing, a power supply incorporated in the housing, a conversion unit which converts a voltage supplied from the power supply, a detection unit which detects a voltage supplied from the power supply, and a control unit which, when the voltage... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090150693 - Method for power capping with co-operative dynamic voltage and frequency scaling: A co-operative mechanism in which a service processor and a host CPU (with an OS running thereupon) work together to implement both power capping and utilization-based power savings, and with negligible side effects. Preferably, a 2-level modulation scheme is employed to undertake both power capping and energy savings simultaneously. Preferably,... Agent: Ibm Corp. (gig)
20090150692 - Portable ultrasound system with variable power consumption: Power is conserved in a portable, ultrasound imaging device (102) by powering off circuits while they are not being utilized and by reducing the power mode of multi-power-mode circuitry when feasible (S420). Power conservation is triggered by a low battery condition (S412), changed device operation mode (S416) or manual user... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090150698 - Host apparatus connected to image forming apparatus and power save mode control method thereof: A method of controlling a power save mode of an image forming apparatus connected to a host apparatus, the method includes: requesting information on a power mode of the image forming apparatus; transmitting the power mode information and information on an entering time for a power save mode of the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090150697 - Media file reproduction apparatus and method: A media file reproduction apparatus and method which reduces power consumption by cutting off the power to a storage medium driving unit when a media file stored in a storage medium is being played back. The apparatus includes a storage medium driving unit for retrieving a media file per loading... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090150695 - Predicting future power level states for processor cores: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a method for providing power state change information from a plurality of cores of a processor package to a predictor at a periodic interval and generating a prediction to indicate a predicted operation level of the cores during a next operating period. Other... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090150699 - Sleep scheduling method based on moving directions of target in sensor network: Provided is a sleep scheduling method based on directions of a target in a sensor network. A track subregion is set as an oval shape that is in proportion to a probability of the target moving in certain directions so as to track the target, and sleep patterns of sensor... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090150696 - Transitioning a processor package to a low power state: In one embodiment, a processor package is controlled to be in a package low power state for a first portion of an operation interval and in a package active state for a second portion of the operation interval. To enable the low power state, operations scheduled during the first portion... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20090150700 - Method of controlling power to a plurality of servers: A method of controlling power to a plurality of servers operating in a virtualization mode. The method includes monitoring a demand for resources from the plurality of physical servers. Upon sensing a decrease in demand for resources from the plurality of physical servers, select ones of the plurality of virtual... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Lotus
20090150701 - Shadow write and transfer schemes for memory devices: Systems and methods for controlling memory devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a memory system comprises a memory controller for forwarding a command signal and an address signal and for receiving and forwarding a data signal, and a first memory device for receiving the command signal and the address signal... Agent: Spansion LLC C/o Murabito , Hao & Barnes LLP
20090150702 - Controlling auxiliary power to logic devices: Various example implementations are disclosed. According to one example implementation, a system may include multiple logic devices, a power input, and a logic controller. The logic devices may each be configured to assert a request for auxiliary power to a logic controller. The power input may be configured to provide... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Cpa Global
20090150704 - Apparatus and method for enabling near field communication equipment in a portable communications device: An apparatus and method for enabling a Near Field Communications (NFC) equipment integrated into a portable communications device, such that when the portable communications device's battery is low the residual charge of the battery is used to power the NFC equipment to enable various NFC applications without causing damage to... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090150703 - System and method for notifying a host of a service required by a slave storage device: A host device includes an electrical activity monitoring (EAM) module that is configured to monitor the electrical activity of a slave storage device interfaced with the host device. Responsive to the value of, or change in, the electric current fed to the slave storage device being at or near a... Agent: Mark M. Friedman
20090150705 - Method and apparatus for operating cooperating, differing devices: A method for operating cooperating, differing devices, particularly of a plant, with different controls controlling the control sequences and in particular with different control cycles, is characterized in that the clocks (IPOi) of the different controls (3.1, 3.2, 3.3) are interpolated on a common system clock (tTick) and that the... Agent: Mcglew & Tuttle, PC
20090150706 - Wrapper circuit for globally asynchronous locally synchronous system and method for operating the same: Provided are a high-performance wrapper circuit for a globally asynchronous locally synchronous (GALS) system and a synchronization method using the same, which are capable of solving a synchronization problem caused when data are transmitted between locally synchronous modules employing different clocks, and a method for operating the wrapper circuit. The... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090150707 - Mesosynchronous data bus apparatus and method of data transmission: A memory system is described, where the transmission time of data between memory modules is managed so that the overall time delay between specified points in the memory system is maintained a constant. Each lane of a multilane bus may be separately managed, and a data frame evaluated at the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090150708 - Apparatus and method for receiving parallel sfi-5 data interfaced with very high-speed deserializer: The development of transmission technologies have resulted in a several tens Gbps optical transmission system. In the present invention, a low-speed FPGA receives a plurality of several Gbps signals according to a very high-speed parallel converting unit and the SFI-5, divides each of the plurality of several Gbps signals into... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090150710 - Memory system with extended memory density capability: A system including a central processing unit, a first memory channel being configured to couple the central processing unit to a first semiconductor memory unit, wherein the first memory channel is configured to be clocked with a first clock frequency, and a second memory channel being configured to couple the... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.
20090150709 - Reducing inefficiencies of multi-clock-domain interfaces using a modified latch bank: A system and method for improving the performance and efficiency of multi-clock-domain data transmission interfaces. The data transmission interface may include a modified slave latch which includes one or more clock splitters and one or more transmission gates may be used. By having such a configuration, space requirements are reduced... Agent: Robert A. Voigt, Jr. Winstead Sechrest & Minick PC06/04/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type
20090144530 - Operating environment configuration system and method: An operating environment configuration system comprises a first operating system of a computer device having at least one configuration setting associated therewith, and a second operating system of the computer device configured to automatically retrieve the at least one configuration setting and configure at least one component associated with the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090144531 - Booting with sub socket partitioning: A method of booting up a computer system comprising a first multi-cored processor comprising a first plurality of cores and a second multi-cored processor comprising a second plurality of cores is disclosed. The method may comprise configuring a first partition comprising a first one or more cores from the first... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC
20090144534 - Data processing systems and methods: Various improvements to data processing systems involve enhancements to BIOS functionality, use of identifiers associated with specific instances of hardware, and data hiding techniques—sometimes alone, sometimes in combination. Many of these improvements can be applied to increase the security of computer systems, and networks of which they form part.... Agent: Digimarc Corporation
20090144532 - Efficient method for operating system deployment: Method and computer storage media for efficiently deploying an operating system are provided. A virtual hard drive file is received by a computing device. Upon receipt of the virtual hard drive file, the computing device is enhanced to expose and mount the virtual hard drive as a drive and boot... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)
20090144533 - Firmware exclusive access of a peripheral storage device: A method includes searching a peripheral storage device for a key during a firmware boot process of a computer system. Operating system access to the peripheral storage device is disabled if the key exists. Another method includes disabling operating system access to a peripheral storage device coupled to a pre-determined... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090144537 - Information processing apparatus and method for starting up information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes: a power button; a switching unit that switches a plurality of peripheral devices connected to the apparatus between a detectable state and an undetectable state; a determination unit that determines whether the start-up operation is a normal start-up operation for starting up all of the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090144535 - Method for automatically restoring system configuration with a single key: A method for automatically restoring a system configuration with a single key in a computer having a power button is provided. The method includes detecting a press mode of the power button; determining a relevant restoring item according to the press mode; performing a process for restoring the system configuration... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090144536 - Monitoring method and monitor apparatus: A monitoring method and a monitor apparatus thereof are disclosed. The monitor apparatus is used to monitor an USB port of a computer. The monitor apparatus comprises an input/output control unit and a basic input/output system code storage unit. The basic input/output system code storage unit is used to store... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090144538 - Patch installation at boot time for dynamically installable, piecemeal revertible patches: A method for booting a computer operating system is provided. A boot loader is loaded from a first flash memory to a random access memory and executed. In one embodiment, the boot loader loads from a second flash memory to a random access memory an operating system file system image... Agent: Lumen Patent Firm
20090144539 - Headend system for downloadable conditional access service and method of operating the same: A method of operating a headend system for a downloadable conditional access service, the method including: receiving, by an Authentication Proxy (AP) server, basic authentication information from a Downloadable Conditional Access System (DCAS) host, the basic authentication information being required to authenticate the DCAS host; transmitting, by the AP server,... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090144540 - Certificate management with consequence indication: A certificate management operation request is managed on a device, access to which is governed by an authentication certificate. Upon receiving a request to perform a certificate management operation on a certificate, a consequence of performing the certificate management operation is determined and the consequence is indicated via a user... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20090144541 - Method and apparatus of mutual authentication and key distribution for downloadable conditional access system in digital cable broadcasting network: A method and apparatus of X.509 certificate-based mutual authentication and key distribution for a Downloadable Conditional Access System (DCAS) in a digital cable broadcasting network is provided for composing a software-based secure DCAS in various Conditional Access Systems (CASs) based on an embodiment form of Conditional Access (CA) application for... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090144542 - System for distributing digital media to exhibitors: A system for packaging digital media and distributing digital media to exhibitors is described, which system enables distribution by utilizing media content booking, media content packaging, encryption, and delivery components.... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Fox Entertainment Group
20090144543 - Secret sharing device, method, and program: A secret sharing device of (k, n) threshold scheme creates a generator matrix G, first divided secret data, and random number data, calculates shared partial data based on the product of matrices with the random number data, the divided secret data, and the generator matrix G, and delivers the shared... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090144544 - Cable network system and method for controlling security in cable network encrypted dynamic multicast session: A security control method in a cable network dynamic multicast session, and more particularly, a method of controlling forward secrecy and backward secrecy in a Data Over Cable Service Interface Specifications (DOCSIS) 3.0 network dynamic multicast session is provided. A security control method in a cable network dynamic multicast session,... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090144545 - Computer system security using file system access pattern heuristics: A system for computer system security using file system access pattern heuristics is provided. The system includes access patterns to establish nominal read and write frequencies to a file system using heuristics, dynamic policies, and a policy manager. The policy manager monitors accesses to the file system to determine read... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie
20090144546 - Application controlled encryption of web browser data: A browser cache-securing component facilitates online communication of confidential data, such as for financial information, purchasing transactions, or user identification. Caching webpages for subsequent presentation enhances user productivity and efficiency while reducing burdens on network resources. Yet, the security risks of intrusions into cache memory are mitigated by retaining encrypted... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090144547 - Authentication protocol: The invention relates to an authentication protocol for increasing safety against a man-in-the-middle (MITM) access attack for point-to-point communication (10), between client computer (12) and server (14), to services. The server (14) responds with an N byte nonce value and the client computer (12) utilizes a hash algorithm to compute... Agent: Jones Day
20090144548 - Authentication while exchanging data in a communication system: An apparatus and method is described for authentication while exchanging data in a communication system includes deriving (100) an authentication signature from a shared secret, data in an existing data packet, and/or a sender identification. A next step (102) includes appending the authentication signature in an authentication field to the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.
20090144549 - Copyright protection processing apparatus and copyright protection processing method: According to one embodiment, a copyright protection processing apparatus is provided in a source device containing content items that are objects of copyright protection. The apparatus includes a network interface which is connected to a sink device which utilizes the content items, and a protection process section which executes mutual... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090144550 - Method and system for secure communication in near field communication network: Disclosed is a method for secure communication between a plurality of electronic devices in a Near Field Communication (NFC) network, and a system for supporting the method. To this end, a first electronic device shares a plurality of keys with the at least one device among the plurality of electronic... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090144551 - Period keys: A method for securing encryption keys is described, the method including providing a first device and a second device, the first device including first secure hardware and first insecure hardware, and the second device including second secure hardware and second insecure hardware, generating in the first secure hardware at least... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz
20090144552 - Method of electronic archiving, in particular remote archiving, of documents or objects: The invention relates to a method of electronic archiving, in particular remote archiving, of at least one document or object. The method is characterized in that it comprises the operations of creating a digital document of the document or object to be archived, of electronically signing the document and of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20090144553 - System and method of controlling access to a device: A method of controlling access to a device. First information is provided. Second information is retrieved from the device. The first information is used to retrieve associated third information. A key is generated based on the second information and the third information. Access to the device is controlled by using... Agent: Dicke, Billig & Czaja
20090144554 - Two-way authentication with non-disclosing password entry: A method of two-way authentication between a user and a known host using a non-disclosing password entry system generates a matrix of characters having a random characteristic with random characteristics being selected from a set of custom symbols, pictures or patterns (rather than alpha-numeric characters) that only the user recognizes.... Agent: Lipsitz & Mcallister, LLC
20090144555 - Fixed client identification system for positive identification of client to server: A tamperproof ClientID system to uniquely identify a client machine is invoked upon connection of a client application to a backend. Upon initial connection, the backend issues a unique ClientID containing a checksum. The client application prepares at least two different scrambled versions of the ClientID and stores them in... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090144556 - Generic electronic key provided with a customized smart card: A portable electronic device has a case including: a smart chip, an application which is stored in the smart chip, at least one interface for a user, and a microcontroller which controls the smart chip and the interface. The aforementioned microcontroller is configured to execute the primitive functions of the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC
20090144559 - Electronic device booted up with security, a hash computing method, and a boot-up method thereof: A method for authenticating a public key to execute a process with security, including: invoking a process; reading a public key from a first source; calculating a hash value of the public key with a block encryption algorithm, wherein part of the public key is an initial input value of... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090144560 - Image retrieval system and method: An image retrieval system that provides secured image data in response to a query specified by a user. The system includes a data retrieval unit, an encryption unit, and an output unit. The data retrieval unit is configured to retrieve image data relevant to the specified query from a collection... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090144558 - Method for anit-keylogger: A method for preventing keyloggers from logging text data, that is outputted by a computer user data input device. By encrypting the text data of the user data input device, the keyloggers cannot understand the text data of the user data input device in a computer.... Agent: Chi-pei Wang
20090144557 - Recoverable secure data store system and method: A data security provision system and method are provided herein.... Agent: Axios Law Group. PLLC
20090144561 - Method and system for software protection using binary encoding: Software is protected by encoding the target software instructions and decoding the target instructions.... Agent: University Of Virginia Patent Foundation
20090144564 - Data encryption interface for reducing encrypt latency impact on standard traffic: Methods and apparatus that may be utilized in systems to reduce the impact of latency associated with encrypting data on non-encrypted data are provided. Secure and non-secure data may be routed independently. Thus, non-secure data may be forwarded on (e.g., to targeted write buffers), without waiting for previously sent secure... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1
20090144565 - Method and system for asymmetrically encrypting .zip files: The present invention provides a method of integrating existing strong encryption methods into the processing of a .ZIP file to provide a highly secure data container which provides flexibility in the use of symmetric and asymmetric encryption technology. The present invention adapts the well established .ZIP file format to support... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090144563 - Method of detecting data tampering on a storage system: A storage system according to the invention maintains an arithmetic signature or fingerprint generated using the content of selected units of data stored on the media. The signature is stored in metadata in non-volatile storage on the system's electronics card preferably in a tamper resistant module (TRM). When reading a... Agent: Marlin Knight
20090144562 - Method and system for encryption of file characteristics of .zip files: The present invention provides a method of integrating existing strong encryption methods into the processing of a .ZIP file to provide a highly secure data container which provides flexibility in the use of symmetric and asymmetric encryption technology. The present invention adapts the well established .ZIP file format to support... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090144568 - Apparatus and method for modular dynamically power managed power supply and cooling system for computer systems, server applications, and other electronic devices: Network architecture, computer system and/or server, circuit, device, apparatus, method, and computer program and control mechanism for managing power consumption and workload in computer system and data and information servers. Further provides power and energy consumption and workload management and control systems and architectures for high-density and modular multi-server computer... Agent: Dykema Gossett PLLC
20090144567 - Blade server: A blade server that includes at least two data processing modules for receiving data and processing the received data; an exchange backboard for achieving data exchange between the data processing modules, and also for achieving data exchange between each of the data processing modules and an interconnection module; the interconnection... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.
20090144566 - Method for equalizing performance of computing components: A performance measure (e.g., processor speed) for computing components such as servers is optimized by creating models of power consumption versus the performance measure for each server, adding the power models to derive an overall power model, and calculating an optimum set point for the performance measure which corresponds to... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jvm)
20090144569 - Communication device, amc and method for supplying power to the amc: A communication device includes a power supply system, the power supply system includes: an MCH, a power module, and at least one AMC module. The AMC module is adapted to send a load power supply control command according to a received load power supply control request. The power module is... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090144571 - Integrated circuit apparatus: An integrated circuit apparatus may include: a plurality of power domains to which power voltage is separately supplied; a plurality of circuit macros belonging to a plurality of the power domains respectively; a plurality of power switches to conduct or to substantially block power coming from a power circuit and... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20090144570 - System and method for preventing user o.s. in vmm system from deenergizing device being used by service o.s.: A call from a user operating system (UOS) to BIOS to configure a connected device into a reduced energy consumption mode is routed through a virtual machine monitor (VMM). The VMM determines whether a service O.S. (SOS) is in need of the device and if so the VMM informs the... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20090144572 - Apparatus and method for controlling voltage and frequency: A method and an apparatus for controlling voltage level and clock signal frequency supplied to a system. The apparatus includes a hardware module, adapted to receive at least one indication of a load of the system and to determine a voltage level and a clock signal frequency to be provided... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department
20090144573 - Image forming apparatus and control method of image forming apparatus: A disclosed image forming apparatus includes a printing unit configured to print an image onto a recording sheet based on image data; a controlling unit configured to control a print execution process for the printing unit and to control all units of the image forming apparatus; and a monitoring unit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090144574 - Method and device for controlling operation of a portable electronic device: A method for controlling operation of a portable electronic device includes detecting an angle between a lid of the portable electronic device and a plumb line and controlling the operation of the portable electronic device according to the angle.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090144575 - Charging of mobile devices: A system which enables battery powered devices such as notebook computers to efficiently charge smaller mobile devices such as music players, cell phones and PDAs using the power signals provided over their data connections is made more efficient by ensuring that the power to the small mobile device is not... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP
20090144577 - Dynamic battery capacity allocation for data retention among mobile computers and electronic devices: Systems devices and/or methods that facilitate dynamic battery capacity allocation are presented. Extended use times or smaller form factors can be achieved for devices employing dynamic battery capacity allocation. By determining factors that can include the type of memory, the usage of the memory, and/or the user's preference to continue... Agent: Motorola- Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP
20090144578 - Power management unit and systems lsi having the power management unit: A power management unit for controlling power supply voltages of first and second power domains to which first and second CPUs belong respectively includes a power IC which supplies first and second power supply voltages to the first and second power domains respectively; a clock generating portion which generates first... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20090144576 - System and method for preserving processor memory during power loss: A method, and a system of using the method, of preserving memory of a processor powered by an external source. The method includes determining a drop in a first power to be supplied to the processor, generating a reset signal when the drop falls below a threshold, supplying a second... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLPPrevious industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: processing architectures and instruction processing (e.g., processors)
Next industry: Error detection/correction and fault detection/recovery
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