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Electrical computers and digital processing systems: support April category listing, related patent applications 04/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100106952 - Apparatus, method and program product for initiating computer system operation: A computer system which includes a CPU for performing various processes by program control and storage elements which store at least one operating system and a BIOS, wherein upon starting a system, the CPU recognizes the system's own hardware configuration, and starts a selected one operating system stored in the... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.
20100106951 - Computer system and method for transmitting system information of configuration management program thereof: A computer system and a method for a configuration management program transmitting a system information are provided. The method includes the following steps. A first memory is provided, wherein the first memory records at least one system information. An interrupt is enabled from the configuration management program when the configuration... Agent: J C Patents
20100106956 - Bios switching system and a method thereof: A BIOS switching system applicable to a computer system is provided. The BIOS switching system includes an input module and a memory module, and the memory module further includes a plurality of BIOS's, an option recording block, and a boot-up management block. The input module produces a switching signal according... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100106953 - Method for patching rom boot code: The present invention relates to a method for patching a boot code stored on ROM comprising the steps of (a) storing at least one patching command for said boot code in a PROM; (b) loading said boot code from said ROM to a memory; (c) reading said at least one... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.
20100106955 - Methods and systems for recovering a computer system using a storage area network: Methods and systems for recovering and booting a computer system using a SAN. The computer system comprises a local storage device. A request for writing data to a boot volume on the local storage device is received. The data is written to the local storage device, as well as to... Agent: Lsi Corporation
20100106954 - Multi-layer content protecting microcontroller: The present invention relates to a microcontroller designed for protection of intellectual digital content. The microcontroller includes a secure CPU, a real-time cipher, and a user programmable multi-layer access control system for internal memory realized by programmable nonvolatile memory. Programmable nonvolatile memory allows in-system and in-application programming for the end... Agent: North Weber & Baugh LLP
20100106957 - Programming and configuration in a heating, ventilation and air conditioning network: Various embodiments of systems and methods of creating a memory of an HVAC device. A bootloader code is stored into a first protected memory of the HVAC device. A device designator is stored into a second protected memory of the HVAC device. A control serial number is stored into a... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.
20100106958 - Security audit system and method: Methods, apparatuses and a system are provided for performing a security audit of, for example, a multi-function device.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP
20100106960 - Content transmitting device, content receiving device and content transmitting method: Before content transmission, the content transmitting device and the content receiving device mutually authenticate each other to verify that the other device respects copyright and rightfully handles content, and then content is encrypted by shared key data and transmitted. It is arranged that in an authentication process, a time from... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100106959 - Triple and quadruple churning security for 1g and 10g pon: A data encryption-decryption method for enhancing the confidentiality of data transmitted between two, first and second communication network entities including the steps of: at the first network entity, performing a quadruple-churning operation on a byte N to obtain an encrypted byte N, the quadruple-churning operation including: performing a first churning... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch
20100106962 - Method, apparatus, and system for managing multimedia services: A method for managing multimedia services includes the following steps: A session receiver sends Real-time Transport Control Protocol (RTCP) packets to a distribution aggregation point, and each distribution aggregation point is connected to at least one session receiver and aggregates the received RTCP packets into the first aggregated packet whose... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20100106961 - Methods and apparatus for enabling unified (internet protocol version) ipv6/ipv4 routing services over ipv4-only interfaces: Some embodiments of the present invention provide an apparatus that provides routing services between a red network and a black network. The apparatus includes a red router within the red network, a black router within the black network, and an IP encryptor having a red side IPv4-only interface and a... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP
20100106964 - Authentication terminal, authentication server, and authentication system: In registration, a feature array x[i] obtained by client is basis-transformed into array X[i], transformed with a transformation filter array K[i] into a template array T[i] to be registered in the client. In authentication, the feature array y[i] is basis-transformed into an array Y[i] after inversely sorting and applied to... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100106963 - System and method for secure remote computer task automation: A system includes a third party authority in communication with a client computer and a target computer. The third party authority is configured to receive a request including authentication information and an access request from the client computer. The third party authority is configured to authenticate the client computer based... Agent: Lehman Brothers Inc. C/o Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP
20100106965 - Delivery of multiple third-party services to networked devices: Systems and methods for authenticating a media device or other information handling system so as to be able to receive content from one or more media content providers. Authenticating the device includes determining what authentication information the media content providers require for access and then to generating and providing to... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100106966 - Method and system for registering and verifying the identity of wireless networks and devices: The present invention discloses a method for registering a wireless network's identity using a central server. The central server receives a request for registration of an identifier of a wireless network. If the identifier has not been previously registered, the central server creates an association between the identifier and the... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP
20100106968 - Content distribution storage system, method for obtaining content, node device, and computer readable medium: A content distribution storage system includes: a first transmission unit configured to transmit a special content including certificate revocation list information indicating a list of at least an invalid electronic certificate to a first node group; a second transmission unit configured to transmit identification information for identifying the special content... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100106967 - Method and arrangement for provisioning and managing a device: A system, method, and owner node for securely changing a mobile device from an old owner to a new owner, or from an old operator network to a new operator network. The old owner initiates the change of owner or operator. The old owner or operator then commands the mobile... Agent: Ericsson Inc.
20100106970 - Device authentication: Authentication of two devices in communication with a third device is achieved where the first and second devices each possess a shared secret value. The authentication includes communication of authentication values from the first device to the second device using the third device. Similarly, there is communication of values from... Agent: Dimock Stratton LLP/research In Motion Limited
20100106969 - Dynamic foreign agent-home security association allocation for ip mobility systems: The present invention utilizes the AAA infrastructure to dynamically allocate the various parameters needed to establish the security association between the Foreign Agent and the Home Agent. The present invention uses the AAA server as a central entity to dynamically generate and distribute the chosen security association parameters needed to... Agent: Hemingway & Hansen, LLP
20100106971 - Method and communication system for protecting an authentication connection: A method for protecting an authentication connection is described, comprising generating a first keying material by generating a first authentication connection, deriving from the generated first keying material a second keying material and utilizing the second keying material for protecting a second authentication connection.... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP C/o Intellevate
20100106972 - Signalling delegation in a moving network: In order to delegate location update signaling responsibility from a Mobile Node to a Mobile Router, the Mobile Router is provided with a second symmetric key generated by a Mobile Node using a first symmetric key shared between the Mobile Node and a Peer Node. The Mobile Router is additionally... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.
20100106973 - Method and device for safeguarding of a document with inserted signature image and biometric data in a computer system: A method for safeguarding an electronic document includes inserting at least one digital signature image into the electronic document and generating a first check sum for the electronic document, with or without optionally-inserted biometric signature data, using a first hash function. A second check sum is then generated using a... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP
20100106974 - System for and method of writing and reading redundant data: In accordance with an embodiment of the invention, a method of writing and reading redundant data is provided. Data is written by storing a copy of the data along with a timestamp and a signature at each of a set of storage devices. The data is read by retrieving the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100106975 - System and method for user authentification using non-language words: A system and method for user authentication include a user instructing component and a voice authentication component. The user instructing component generates an instruction for authenticating a voice of a user. The instruction includes a first instruction to recite one or more non-language words. The voice authentication component analyzes a... Agent: Xerox Corporation (cdfs)
20100106978 - Display device and display content sharing method: This present disclosure provides a display device and a display content sharing method by employing the display device, the display device includes a storage unit and a display unit, the display content sharing method includes: obtaining an identity code of a wireless communication device; obtaining encrypted digital content of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100106977 - Method and apparatus for secure software platform access: In an advantageous approach to securing type safety in software platform accesses made by software applications, this disclosure teaches the inclusion of cryptographically signed type information in software applications, for authentication and registration by a software platform. With this approach, a given software application is permitted to make platform accesses... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20100106979 - Method, apparatus, and device for providing security among a calling function and a target function: The device and accompanying apparatus and method provides security among a calling function, such as an any executable code, and at least one target function, such as any executable code that the calling function wishes to have execute. In one example, the device includes an engine operative to perform run-time... Agent: Vedder Price P.C.
20100106976 - Representation and verification of data for safe computing environments and systems: Techniques for representation and verification of data are disclosed. The techniques are especially useful for representation and verification of the integrity of data (integrity verification) in safe computing environments and/or systems (e.g., Trusted Computing (TC) systems and/or environments). Multiple independent representative values can be determined independently and possibly in parallel... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20100106980 - Searchable encryption for outsourcing data analytics: A method for performing data analytics on outsourced data may include receiving, at a data analyst, cipher text representing data from a data owner such that the data remains hidden from the data analyst, generating a query token using a constant provided by the data analyst such that the constant... Agent: Brake Hughes Bellermann LLP
20100106982 - Adaptive computing responsive to environmental conditions: Methods, including service methods, articles of manufacture, systems, articles and programmable devices are provided for adapting the power consumption of a computational device in response to environmental conditions. Operating environmental condition data relevant to the generation of electric power is acquired from an operating environment feed and analyzed to determine... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.
20100106986 - Device state control method and information processing apparatus: A device state control method for use in an information processing apparatus that has a body, a device connectable to the body, a storage portion which stores information of a state of power supply to the device, the device state control method including: determining whether the information of state of... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20100106981 - Methods of invoking various functions of a digital media player using a single switch of the digital media player: There is provided a method for charging a power source of a digital media player (20) using a cable (24) connected to a computer (34), and also a method for activating a lower volume during playback of content on the digital media player (20). Both methods may be triggered by... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department
20100106984 - Shared interface device for power supply over ethernet (poe) and wireless network mdoule: The present invention relates to a shared interface device for Power Over Ethernet (POE) and a wireless network module, comprises a motherboard and an interface device used for inserting a POE card or a wireless interface card. The motherboard includes an Ethernet connection interface, a signal processing unit, a logical... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100106983 - System and method for adjusting information handling system over current protection: An AC-to-DC adapter provides power to information handling systems at different power levels based on the power rating of the information handling system. An adapter manager sets a first lower level at an over current protection circuit unless the information handling system sends identification information that indicates the information handling... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20100106985 - System and method for global power management in a power over ethernet chassis: A system and method for global power management in a power over Ethernet (PoE) chassis. Power supply status signals indicative of an operating condition of a plurality of power supplies are provided to a plurality of power sourcing equipment (PSE) controller chips in a plurality of blades of a chassis... Agent: Law Office Of Duane S. Kobayashi
20100106988 - Control method with management server apparatus for storage device and air conditioner and storage system: To provide a system that can reduce the power consumption of an air conditioner and the power consumption of a storage device. A control method with a management server apparatus for a plurality of storage devices and an air conditioner includes calculating plural combinations of allocating the work amount to... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100106987 - Method for pre-chassis power multi-slot blade identification and inventory: Systems and methods for a blade server to obtain the blade type and configuration of the chassis without requiring the blades to be fully powered. Using this method the user has the ability to acquire correct inventory and slot status of the chassis through the use of a low power... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20100106989 - Embedded system with power-saving functions and power-saving method thereof: An embedded system with power-saving functions includes a central processing unit, a detecting and controlling unit, and a clock generating unit. The central processing unit is used for controlling operations of the embedded system. The detecting and controlling unit is used for detecting a designated operating status of the central... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100106993 - Image forming apparatus and control method thereof: An image forming apparatus and a control method thereof includes an image forming unit to form images, a main control unit to control operations of the image forming unit; a switching unit to selectively supply an operating voltage to the main control unit according to a level of the voltage... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20100106992 - Method and apparatus for detecting an idle mode of processing equipment: Methods and apparatus for detecting an idle mode of processing equipment are provided herein. In some embodiments, an apparatus for monitoring a processing system may include a first system adapter for monitoring a first process chamber and determining a state thereof; and a first support adapter for communicating with the... Agent: MoserIPLaw Group / Applied Materials, Inc.
20100106990 - Power savings using dynamic storage cluster membership: A system for controlling power usage in a storage cluster by dynamically controlling membership in the storage cluster is disclosed. The storage cluster includes multiple storage servers that provide access to one or more storage subsystems. The power management system uses a power management policy to set parameters for controlling... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100106991 - Slave circuit of a lin bus and method for operation: A slave circuit of a LIN bus and method for operating a slave circuit is provided. The slave circuit includes a receiver circuit that is connected to the bus in order to output bit sequences as a function of a bus voltage, an interface circuit for controlling a sleep mode... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100106994 - Method, apparatus, and system for adapting power consumption: A method, apparatus, and system are disclosed for adapting power consumption. A recording module records a usage record for each component within a computer at scheduled audit times. The usage record comprises a usage level, an application list, a time stamp, a network access point, a computation category, a time... Agent: Kunzler Needham Massey & Thorpe
20100106995 - Mode processing apparatus: A mode processing apparatus includes an MCU. The MCU executes a processing operation according to one of an audio reproducing mode and an audio recording mode, by using a battery as a power supply. Also, the MCU cyclically determines, in parallel with the processing operation according to an operating mode... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP
20100106996 - Serdes double rate bitline with interlock to block precharge capture: An embodiment of the invention provides a method of separating an early clock pulse and a late clock pulse into two different latches, wherein the early clock pulse is generated through a bit line. In response to the early clock pulse rising, a first data waveform is sent to a... Agent: Cahn & Samuels, LLP
20100106997 - Method and apparatus for generating expect data from a captured bit pattern, and memory device using same: Expect data signals are generated for a series of applied data signals having a known sequence to determine if groups of the data signals were properly captured. A first group of the applied data signals is captured, and a group of expect data signals are generated from the captured first... Agent: Kimton N. Eng, Esq. Dorsey & Whitney LLP04/22/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20100100716 - Conserving power using predictive modelling and signaling: Methods and systems for conserving power using predictive models and signaling are described. Parameters of a power management policy are set based on predictions based on user activity and/or signals received from a remote computer which define a user preference. In an embodiment, the power management policy involves putting the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100100718 - In-the-flow security services for guested virtual machines: Methods and apparatus provide security to guest virtual machines configured on a hardware platform. A plurality of I/O domains are also configured on the hardware platform and connect between each of the guest virtual machines and a network connected to the hardware platform or remote or local storage available to... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20100100717 - Mechanism for performing function level reset in an i/o device: An I/O device having function level reset functionality includes a host interface that may include a master reset unit, a plurality of client interfaces, each corresponding to one or more functions, and a plurality of hardware resources. Each hardware resource may be associated with a respective function. In response to... Agent: Mhkkg/sun
20100100720 - Computer system having dual bios program protecting function and control method thereof: A dual BIOS program protecting method is provided for protecting a first BIOS program and a second BIOS program of a computer system. Firstly, a flag is switched from a first status to a second status during the refreshing of the first BIOS program. If the first BIOS program is... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100100719 - Method for reducing booting time and computer using the same: The invention provides a method for reducing booting time and a computer using the same. The method includes the following steps. The computer is shut down. After the step of shutting down the computer, the computer is booted up to make the computer enter into a power-saving mode. Thus, when... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100100722 - Configuration method, system and device of cryptographically generated address: A configuration method of a cryptographically generated address (CGA) is disclosed. The configuration method is used to enable a generated CGA to satisfy requirements of a network configuration, and includes the following steps. A Dynamic Host Configuration Protocol (DHCP) server receives a client configuration information sent from a client. The... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20100100721 - Method and system of secured data storage and recovery: A method and a system of secured data storage and recovery are provided. First, a secured key and an encrypted user password of a storage device are obtained by using a controller of a storage device. Then, the secured key is encrypted by using the encrypted user password to generate... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100100723 - Service application platform and method for accessing service application platform: This invention provides a service application platform and a method for accessing a service application platform. The service application platform includes: a processing interface, adapted to send a service request to a service application client; the service application client, adapted to receive the service request sent from the processing interface,... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP
20100100727 - Encryption and authentication systems and methods: Methods, apparatus, and systems are disclosed for, among other things, passphrase input using secure delay, passphrase input with characteristic shape display, user authentication with non-repeated selection of elements with a displayed set of elements, document authentication with embedding of a digital signature stamp within a graphical representation of the electronic... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100100725 - Providing remote user authentication: Providing a remote computer user authentication service involves providing a reference to a user authentication service in a host server's source code (e.g., website source code). Further, integration code that may be used in an application programming interface (API) on the host server for interaction with a user authentication service... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100100724 - System and method for increasing the security of encrypted secrets and authentication: In general, in one aspect, the invention relates to a method for accessing encrypted data by a client. The method includes receiving from the client by a server client information derived from a first secret wherein the client information is derived such that the server can not feasibly determine the... Agent: Bainwood, Huang & Associates, LLC
20100100726 - System and method for unlocking content associated with media: There is presented a system and method for unlocking a content associated with media. In one aspect, the method comprises identifying the media, generating an authentication key using at least one key data from a set of key data contained in the media, determining an address in the media of... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP
20100100729 - Distribution medium for professional photography: The display of very high definition still images on a high definition television is achieved through the decryption of received images within a DRM capable decryption device embedded within a high definition TV. The decryption device stores a pre-set decryption key, decrypts the incoming high definition still image content, and... Agent: Miller Patent Services
20100100728 - Method of handling a certification request: In a certification request, a user device includes an object identifier. When a certification authority generates an identity certificate responsive to receiving the certification request, the certification authority includes the object identifier, thereby allowing improved management of the identity certificate at the user device and elsewhere.... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20100100730 - System and method for searching and retrieving certificates: A system and method for searching and retrieving certificates, which may be used in the processing of encoded messages. In one broad aspect, a method is provided in which a certificate search request is received, a search of one or more certificate servers for certificates satisfying the request is performed,... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.
20100100731 - Pushing certificate chains to remote devices: Rather than managing a certificate chain related to a newly issued identity certificate at a terminal to which a wireless device occasionally connects, a certificate server can act to determine the identity certificates in a certificate chain related to the newly issued identity certificate. The certificate server can also act... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20100100732 - Personal information distribution management system, personal information distribution management method, personal information service program, and personal information utilization program: The present invention is intended to allow distribution of personal information to be managed on the basis of not only a personal information management policy defined by a personal information producer but also management policies of all apparatuses which handle personal information when the distribution of personal information is managed... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100100735 - Apparatus and method for providing a portable broadband service using a wireless convergence platform: An apparatus and method for providing a portable broadband service, the method comprising enabling a first connectivity between a wireless convergence platform and an Internet gateway; enabling a second connectivity between the wireless convergence platform and at least one device; obtaining an application service through the Internet gateway using the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100100734 - Digital radiology system and method for implementing the radiology system: The invention relates to a digital radiology system and a method of implementing the radiology system. The radiology system includes a mobile cassette and a fixed base station, the cassette including an X-ray image acquisition device to which the cassette is exposed, the system also including a communication interface between... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20100100736 - Method and system for secure communication: A method and system for secure communication is provided. The method for secure communication with devices includes: obtaining a parameter for protecting a content; authenticating each other by exchanging a certificate with the device; and exchanging a key with the device using a key authenticated through the certificate to establish... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100100738 - Method for establishing a secure ad hoc wireless lan: Secure communications on a network. An unauthenticated client on an network sends start packets to locate other clients. The unauthenticated client receives responses to the start packets from other clients on the network. The responses may be advertise packets that are from advertising clients that may be authenticated clients or... Agent: 3com Corporation
20100100737 - System and method for generating a non-repudiatable record of a data stream: A system and method for generating a non-repudiatable record of a communications data stream is provided, which is applicable to real-time and quasi-real-time data streams. A binary communication data stream is captured and segmented into defined frames. A key frame is generated for each of a number of data frames... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20100100733 - System and method for secure provisioning of an information handling system: Systems and methods for reducing problems and disadvantages associated with provisioning of information handling systems, including without limitation those associated with bare metal provisioning of information handling systems, are disclosed. A system may include a processor, and a memory and an access controller each communicatively coupled to the processor. The... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p
20100100739 - System and method for secure communication, and a medium having computer readable program executing the method: A system and a method for a secure communication, and a medium having a computer readable program therefor. The system for a secure communication comprises an identification information extracting unit for extracting identification information from a request message sent from a web browser, and a response message sending unit for... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100100741 - Establishing shared information in a network: A method for establishing shared information is described. The method includes estimating characteristics of a communication channel between two nodes based on signals transmitted between the nodes. The method also includes transmitting a signal from the first node to the second node, the signal being modulated with a first data... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20100100740 - System and method for security association between communication devices within a wireless home network: Embodiments of the application describe a method and system for discovering and authenticating communication devices and establishing a secure communication link within a wireless home network without requiring a secure channel. According to an embodiment, communication devices exchange public keys using multiple messages each including at least a portion of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20100100745 - Method of communicating a digital signature to certify a transmission, associated system and aircraft: a step of transmitting (17) the said digital signature to a local entity, the said digital signature (200) being transmitted with at least one identification information item (210) for the said received and signed data (2), the said identification information item (210) being of smaller size than the said received... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100100743 - Natural visualization and routing of digital signatures: Embodiments are provided for securely visualizing and routing digital signatures in an electronic document generated by an application program executing on a computer system. The application program may generate an electronic document for receiving a signature graphic, and calculate a hash value from the electronic document and the signature graphic,... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)
20100100742 - Transport stream watermarking: Methods and apparatuses for processing and watermarking a transport stream with a message. A processed transport stream that includes processed content packets, associated carrier packets, and a watermark descriptor for a group of the associated carrier packets is created from the transport stream. The processed content data represent a first... Agent: Dolby Laboratories, Inc.
20100100744 - Virtual image management: Apparatus, systems, and methods may operate to create a virtual image, define usage privileges associated with the virtual image in a description file, and associate a coded summary of an encrypted version of the description file with the virtual image. Other activities may include receiving a request to access the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/novell
20100100746 - Secure authentication using hardware token and computer fingerprint: A method and apparatus for secure authentication of a hardware token is disclosed. In one embodiment, a host computer fingerprint is used to generate a partial seed for a challenge-response authentication which is performed on the hardware token. In another embodiment, the host computer fingerprint is used as a personal... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group
20100100747 - Systems and methods for downloading code and data into a secure non-volatile memory: A method (400) for downloading information into a secure non-volatile memory (150) of a secure embedded device (SEP) during a manufacturing or personalization process. The method involves communicating the information and a software program from a device (104) to a temporary storage memory (108) of the SEP (106). The method... Agent: Darby/spansion C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20100100748 - Arrangement for and method of protecting a data processing device against an attack or analysis: In order to further develop an arrangement for as well as a method of protecting at least one data processing device, in particular at least one embedded system, for example at least one chip card or smart card, against at least one attack, in particular against at least one side-channel... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100100749 - Single-chip computer and tachograph: A single-chip computer includes at least one first processor core and at least one second processor core constructed on a common chip. The at least one first and the at least one second processor cores are interconnected via a processor interface. Data can be read via a separate or common... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP
20100100751 - Power management method for a portable computer system and related power supply device and portable computer system: A power management method for a portable computer system is disclosed. The portable computer system includes a plurality of power storage devices utilized for storing power and outputting a discharge current to the portable computer system. The power management method includes receiving a power and generating a corresponding charge current... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100100750 - Techniques for ensuring power delivery over only data-active pairs of data communications cabling: A power delivery technique which involves connecting power sourcing equipment (PSE) with a powered device (PD) through data communications cabling (e.g., an Ethernet cable). The technique further involves negotiating an acceptable power level for the PD and a data rate for the PD, and enforcing delivery of power to the... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20100100752 - System and method for managing power consumption of an information handling system: An AC-to-DC power adapter provides DC power to an information handling system at a first higher DC voltage or a second lower DC voltage based upon a power state of the information handling system. For example, approximately 19 Volts DC power is provided if the information handling system is in... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP
20100100754 - Automatic power-up of portable electronic device based on time-dependent event: A method of controlling a portable electronic device includes receiving a power-down command, determining an automatic power-up date and time based on an earliest one of a next preset power-up and a next time-dependent event reminder, entering a power-down state, monitoring a date and time, and automatically powering up at... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)
20100100753 - Power control circuit: A power control circuit for supplying power for a computer component of a computer includes first to sixth switches. In response to the computer changing to a normal work state, a power state signal changes from low level to high level and a motherboard state signal is at high level,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100100755 - Power management method for input device: A power management method for an input device is provided, which includes the following steps: starting to count time and recording a trigger time of the input device after the input device enters a light-sleep mode; and dynamically updating a deep-sleep start time according to the trigger time. When the... Agent: J C Patents
20100100756 - Power supply wear leveling in a multiple-psu information handling system: In some embodiments, a method for power supply wear leveling in an information handling system including multiple power supply units (PSUs) is provided. The method includes maintaining each of multiple PSUs in one of multiple different operational states, automatically determining an accumulated on-time for each of the multiple PSUs, ranking... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p
20100100757 - Power estimating method and computer system: In order to calculate the power of logically-partitioned areas without using a power meter in a storage system logically partitioning a storage area, there is provided a power estimating method in a computer system including a management computer and a storage system connected to the management computer and a host... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100100758 - Power over network methods and systems: Methods and systems for providing electrical power over a network configured to facilitate digital communications are described herein. In different aspects, the methods and systems may include a service provider network module configured to facilitate digital communications and having an autonomous power supply, and a network connection device operably connected... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Tkhr Attn: Patent Docketing
20100100759 - Electronic timer system, time control and generation of timing signals: An electronic timer system includes a counter-based time generator (10) for continuously generating raw base time, and a translator (20) for translating between raw base time and local precise time using configurable parameter values. The timer system can be used for generating local precise time by capturing a raw base... Agent: Young & Thompson04/15/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20100095104 - Administering computer processor execution of basic input/output services code: Administering computer processor execution of BIOS code that includes a primary BIOS code and a recovery BIOS code stored in ROM, the ROM operatively coupled to a control module and the processor, where administering processor execution of the BIOS code includes determining, by the control module, a size of the... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP
20100095106 - Boot algorithm: A method, chip and computer program product for booting from a secondary boot source. In one embodiment, the method includes: (1) retrieving primary boot code from an on-chip primary boot source on the same chip as a processor, the primary boot code comprising at least a boot discovery algorithm for... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.
20100095105 - System and method for determining an optimum number of remotely-booted information handling systems: Systems and methods for reducing problems and disadvantages associate with remotely booting multiple information handling systems are disclosed. A method may include obtaining system-specific parameters regarding a system including a plurality of remotely-booted clients, the system-specific parameters including a average client boot time threshold. The method may also include generating... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p
20100095108 - Data transfer device and data transfer method: A data transfer device and method include obtaining a compression ratio and a compression speed of data for each of a plurality of compression levels, obtaining a compression ratio of data for each of the compression levels, adding a predicted time required for the compression and a predicted time required... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100095107 - Method and apparatus for device detection and multi-mode security in a control network: A method and apparatus for device discovery and multi-mode security in a wired and/or wireless control network are described. A controlled device is configured with discovery-level instructions and application-level control instructions. The controlled device includes a user-configurable parameter for selecting between multiple security modes. In one or more security modes,... Agent: The Hecker Law Group
20100095109 - Method for managing opaque presence indications within a presence access layer: A method for a presentity to provide private presence information for a watcher. The method includes the presentity providing the private presence information in an encrypted form. The method also includes a presence access layer obtaining the private presence information. The method also includes the presence access layer performing one... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./cr Attn: J. Robert Brown
20100095112 - Data encryption using a key and moniker for mobile storage media adapted for library storage: Disclosed are a method and apparatus for a data storage library comprising a plurality of drives and a combination bridge controller device adapted to direct and make compatible communication traffic between a client and the plurality of drives. The combination bridge controller device is further adapted to encrypt a first... Agent: Spectra Logic Corporation
20100095111 - Gateway registry methods and systems: A gateway device for managing a set of two or more local management devices at a location. A system for networks at a plurality of locations. A method of operating a gateway device in a control network. A method for storing information to operate a gateway device in a control... Agent: Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati
20100095110 - Out of band encryption: Embodiments of the invention relate to systems and methods for securing data transmission in networks. Embodiments of the invention further relate to encryption methods that dynamically adjust during the course of data transmission. Further, the encryption methods can adapt dynamically without user intervention. In one embodiment, an encryption scheme can... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower
20100095113 - Secure content distribution system: In accordance with one aspect of the invention, a system is provided that includes a database configured to store data according to a first encryption protocol such as an FDE HDD protocol. The data provided to the database is encrypted according to a second encryption protocol such as an AES... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100095114 - Method and system for encrypting and decrypting data streams: A method of encrypting a data stream includes receiving the data stream, and for each data packet in the data stream, forming an encrypted packet by encrypting a header portion of the data packet while leaving a body portion of the data packet unencrypted. The method also includes assembling an... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP
20100095115 - File encryption while maintaining file size: A technique for encrypting a file without changing file size may involve encrypting a first set of a plurality of blocks of a file in a first encryption mode using the first set of encryption keys and/or the first set of configuration rules, and a second set of the plurality... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group
20100095119 - Communication apparatus, and method for controlling communication apparatus: A communication apparatus is provided that encrypts content data that is to be uploaded to a server by using a first encryption key used in a process for sharing a communication parameter for communicating with other communication apparatus via a wireless network or a second encryption key based on the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100095118 - Cryptographic key management system facilitating secure access of data portions to corresponding groups of users: Cryptographic Key Management System facilitating secure access of data portions to corresponding groups of users. In an embodiment, corresponding group key (asymmetric key pair) is provided for each group, with the private key being stored in a secure format requiring the user credentials for decryption. In addition, a data key... Agent: Law Firm Of Naren Thappeta
20100095116 - Method and system for secure collaboration using slepian-wolf codes: A method and system provide for secure sharing of arbitrary data between users with limited mutual trust. A user can encode its information by using a Slepian-Wolf code at a rate which enables a second user to correctly decode only if the side-information it has satisfies a conditional entropy constraint.... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson, P.C.
20100095117 - Secure and positive authentication across a network: One embodiment takes the form of a method for authenticating an identity of a first party to a second party, without any prior contact between the parties. Further, the first party may authenticate its identity to the second party while eliminating the ability of the second party to steal the... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney, LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100095121 - Imparting real-time priority-based network communications in an encrypted communication session: This specification describes technologies relating to imparting real-time priority-based network communications in an encrypted session. In general, aspects of the subject matter described can be embodied in methods that include establishing, based on cryptographic information in a reserved, random-data portion of a handshake communication, a session, receiving parameter values relating... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100095122 - System and method for collaboration over shared storage: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, systems and methods disclosed herein enable synergy among a group of users by providing a real-time, secure collaboration environment that allows for cooperative interaction and decision making and provide the ability for users to simultaneously view, revise, and review... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100095120 - Trusted and confidential remote tpm initialization: Techniques are provided to allow remote initialization of a Trusted Platform Module. The results may be trusted and confidential even if the target device has malicious operating system or other software running.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100095124 - Method and system for access authentication: A method and a system for access authentication. A shared services resource includes a second factor authentication module. At least one network resource each include a first factor authentication module. A trusted computing base communicates with the shared services and the at least one network resource through a pipe. An... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100095123 - Method, system and device for negotiating security capability when terminal moves: A method for negotiating a security capability when a terminal moves is provided. When a user equipment (UE) moves from a second/third generation (2G/3G) network to a long term evolution (LTE) network, the method includes the following steps. A mobility management entity (MME) acquires a non-access signaling (NAS) security algorithm... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.
20100095125 - Certificate verification: An improved secure programming technique involves reducing the size of bits programmed in on-chip secret non-volatile memory, at the same time enabling the typical secure applications supported by secure devices. A technique for secure programming involves de-coupling chip manufacture from the later process of connecting to ticket servers to obtain... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100095126 - Scanned image disclosure apparatus, method and storage medium; electronic mail transmission apparatus, method and storage medium; and internet facsimile transmission apparatus: A scanned image disclosure apparatus has a disclosure unit that encrypts and discloses to a disclosure destination a scanned image by using a public key or a private key relating to a public key certificate that has been verified to be valid, a re-verification unit that judges whether or not... Agent: Gauthier & Connors, LLP
20100095128 - Document integrity verification preparation: A system and method are disclosed for rendering published documents tamper evident. Embodiments render classes of documents tamper evident with cryptographic level security or detect tampering, where such security was previously unavailable, for example, documents printed using common printers without special paper or ink. Embodiments enable proving the date of... Agent: Kelce Wilson
20100095127 - Tunable encryption system: A method, programmed medium and system are provided for enabling a user to choose a user-preferred encryption type from among a plurality of encryption types listed in a user's Kerberos configuration file. During the ticket granting process in a Kerberos system, a user is requested to select a preferred encryption... Agent: Ibm Corporation (rvw)
20100095129 - Computer program integrity verification: A system and method are disclosed that can extend, by many years, the useful life of currently-trusted integrity verification algorithms, such as hash functions, even when applied to binary executable files and data files, the contents of which are not thoroughly examined by humans in their binary state. Embodiments can... Agent: Kelce Wilson
20100095131 - Method and system for seamless integration of preprocessing and postprocessing functions with an existing application program: A method for associating file activity of an application with the graphical display of the file on a screen comprises loading by an operating system an executable code of a message monitoring program adapted to monitoring a message sent by an operating system to a document display window. The message... Agent: Dr. D. Graeser Ltd.
20100095132 - Protecting secrets in an untrusted recipient: A technique for protecting secrets may involve enclosing master secret keys in an encapsulation module functioning like an envelope on a host that may run an untrusted operating system. The encapsulation module itself can be obfuscated and protected with various software security techniques, such as anti-debugging techniques, which make reverse-engineering... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath Attn: Intellectual Property Group
20100095133 - Reduction of side-channel information by interacting crypto blocks: A cryptography device which reduces side channel information including a first computing block adapted to either encrypt or decrypt received first input data and to output the encrypted or decrypted first input data as first output data at a first data output, a second computing block adapted to either encrypt... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20100095130 - Smartcards for secure transaction systems: Systems and methods for programming a secured smartcard are described. An encrypted mapping is stored on the smartcard and is accessible using encryption keys, each encryption key providing an access level to the content of the mapping, providing a reference mapping and a development key to a developer. The developer... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP
20100095135 - Method and system for processing forward- locked drm contents, and portable device adapted thereto: A method and system and a portable device are disclosed that can process forward-locked DRM contents in a portable device. The method includes receiving forward-locked Digital Rights Management (DRM) contents, encrypting the forward-locked DRM contents using a unique number of the portable device, and storing the encrypted forward-locked DRM contents.... Agent: Docket Clerk
20100095134 - Programming non-volatile memory in a secure processor: An improved secure programming technique involves reducing the size of bits programmed in on-chip secret non-volatile memory, at the same time enabling the typical secure applications supported by secure devices. A technique for secure programming involves de-coupling chip manufacture from the later process of connecting to ticket servers to obtain... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP
20100095138 - Computer start-up timing control device and method thereof: A computer start-up timing control device and a method thereof are provided for generating a power supply signal to enable a power supply unit (PSU) to provide power. The device includes a chipset, a delay circuit, and a logic gate. The delay circuit delays a standby power ready signal of... Agent: J C Patents
20100095139 - Docking station: The present invention relates to a docking station that is operable as a host. The docking station is suitable for docking a portable device that is operable as a slave. The portable device may be, for example, a personal digital assistant (PDA) or a mobile phone. The docking station includes... Agent: Grabba International Pty Ltd
20100095137 - Dynamic frequency and voltage scaling for a computer processor: Dynamic frequency and voltage scaling for a computer processor, including retrieving information specifying a nominal operating point of frequency and voltage and an operating range of frequency and voltage for the processor; creating, by the power management module dynamically at run time in dependence upon the retrieved information, a table... Agent: International Corp (blf)
20100095136 - Powered communications interface with pre-operating mode using low voltages and currents for information signaling: A powered device can provide information to another device (such as a power sourcing equipment) via a powered communications interface when operating power is not being provided to the powered device via the powered communications interface, enabling a variety of functions and applications. Relatively low voltages and currents of the... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC
20100095141 - Apparatus and method for a power control in a system using an embedded cpu: A portable communication apparatus is configured to perform a method for a power control of a Central Processing Unit (CPU) in a portable communication apparatus. The portable communication apparatus for a power control of the CPU includes a CPU for reporting an operation status of the CPU. The CPU is... Agent: Docket Clerk
20100095140 - System and method for power reduction by sequestering at least one device or partition in a platform from operating system access: In some embodiments, the invention involves a system and method relating to managing power utilization in partitioned systems. In at least one embodiment, the present invention is intended to control the sleeping/wakefulness of devices, as necessary, to minimize power utilization of devices whose accesses are routed away. Inter-partition communication is... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100095142 - Information processing apparatus and method of controlling operating frequency of an information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus has a CPU, a clock supply unit configured to supply a clock signal, a CPU idle ratio obtaining unit configured to obtain the idle ratio of the CPU at each predetermined time, a clock control unit configured to determine an operating frequency of the clock signal,... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20100095143 - Information processing apparatus, activation method, and program: The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus, an activation method, and a program which allow activation to be performed more quickly so as to enter a state according to a user's operation. A host CPU (11) causes a state to transition to an initial state, which is an... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100095144 - Information processing unit, power-saving management program, and storage medium stored with the power-saving management program: An information processing unit having an auto power-off function includes: a mode setting means for setting one mode from a plurality of pre-prepared power-saving modes in conformity with input by a user, wherein the plurality of power-saving modes includes a first mode and a second mode, and the first mode... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20100095146 - Personal computer power control method and device: The present invention describes a method for controlling electrical power supply to a personal computer installation, which may have a number of peripheral devices attached, such as printers, monitors etc. The method includes providing a first controlled power outlet adapted for supplying electrical power to a plurality of first devices... Agent: J. Rodman Steele Novak Druce & Quigg LLP
20100095145 - System for reducing power consumption in an electronic chip: A system for reducing power consumption in an electronic device comprising at least one electronic chip comprises a plurality of local access network (LAN) ports, a transceiver coupled between the LAN ports and the electronic chip, a PLA device, and a central processing unit (CPU). The CPU is configured to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration04/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20100088497 - Software updating of a server supporting electronic gaming machines: An illustrative method imports configuration data used by a server that supports electronic gaming machines (EGMs). Configuration data is used by operational software of the server that supports EGMs in a server-client relationship and is stored in accord with a first data structure template that defines records having fields that... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP
20100088498 - System and method for managing hardware configuration parameters: A system and method manages configuration data within a hardware component of a device to support hardware component changes during development or manufacture of the device. A Standardized Virtual Part (SVP) file is formed as a binary file and includes a SVP header that comprises metadata of one of at... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim
20100088502 - Method for storing boot time: This invention takes advantage of the tendency of consumers to not boot the computer product in the event of malfunction. When the malfunctioning computer product is sent to a service center, the repairperson can determine whether the computer product broke down within a warranty period based on latest boot time... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group
20100088500 - Multiple guest o.s. boot for server component setup: A hypervisor boots all guest operating systems needed to setup/update server components as detected by an update utility. The update utility, after detecting server components, is booted into each guest O.S. so that the components are updated in parallel without having to sequentially boot the utility into a guest O.S.,... Agent: Rogitz & Associates
20100088501 - Post speedup in oprom systems with intervention support: Techniques related to personal computers and devices sharing similar architectures are disclosed. Particularly shown is a system and method for enabling improved computer initialization speed achieved by methods including causing apparently premature timeouts when fruitlessly waiting for human intervention.... Agent: Phoenix Technologies Ltd.
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20100088503 - Microcontroller: A microcontroller including: a first voltage detection circuit that generates a first detection signal when a power supply voltage decreases to a voltage lower than a first voltage value; a second voltage detection circuit that generates a second detection signal when the power supply voltage decreases to a voltage lower... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100088504 - System and method for implementing an enhanced transport layer security protocol: A system and method for implementing an enhanced transport layer security (ETLS) protocol is provided. The system includes a primary server, an ETLS servlet and an ETLS software module. The primary server operates on a computer network and is configured to communicate over the computer network using a non-proprietary security... Agent: Jones Day (rim) - 2n
20100088505 - Content delivery network encryption: A system and method for delivering content to end users encrypted within a content delivery network (CDN) for content originators is disclosed. CDNs transport content for content originators to end user systems in a largely opaque manner. Caches and origin servers in the CDN are used to store content. Some... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100088506 - Method and system for providing a rel token: The embodiments relate to a method for providing at least one REL (Rights Expression Language) token, the REL-token or tokens being provided in a message by a MIME (Multipurpose Internet Mail Extension) protocol.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100088507 - System and method for issuing digital certificate using encrypted image: The present invention relates to a system and method for issuing a digital certificate using an encrypted image, in which a digital certificate is sealed in a digital envelope image so as to protect a digital certificate user from damages caused by hacking, phishing attacks and the like in the... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC
20100088508 - Method for protecting content: Disclosed are a method of protecting content and a method of processing information. The method of protecting content can include service related information including revocation application information of content from the outside by employing a content management and protection system, and apply or not apply a content revocation process on... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100088509 - System and method for sequentially processing a biometric sample: This invention provides for progressive processing of biometric samples to facilitate verification of an authorized user. The initial processing is performed by a security token. Due to storage space and processing power limitations, excessive false rejections may occur. To overcome this shortfall, the biometric sample is routed to a stateless... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100088510 - Apparatus and method for data packet security in a wireless sensor network: An apparatus and method for providing data packet security in a wireless sensor network including a plurality of sensor nodes. The apparatus includes a memory unit for storing a plurality of node characteristic information and a plurality of settable security status information, each of the node characteristic information corresponding to... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100088511 - Information transmission security method: A method for securing the transmission of information in a communication network comprising a plurality of nodes, characterized in that it includes the steps of: an information transmitting node encodes the information with a given code; an error of given weight is added to the encrypted information; the encrypted information... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.
20100088512 - Method and apparatus for automatically publishing content based identifiers: A method and apparatus for automatically publishing content based identifiers are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises accessing an electronic communication to obtain a content based identifier (CBI) contained in the electronic communication. In one embodiment, the method may also comprise using the CBI to validate integrity of a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100088514 - Method and device for authorising access to data: The present invention is related to a device for authorising access to data content protected by a control signal (CW) and delivered to a terminal over a network comprising an access network. The device is arranged for receiving a version of the control signal and further comprises processing means for... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100088513 - Network security method: This invention provides a method for allowing the recipient of a message 2 to confirm the identity of the sender. In the message 1 the sender provides a web address that comprises an identifying code uniquely assigned to that message. The sender also provides a document 4 at that web... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.
20100088515 - Scramble key management unit, scramble key management information transmitting unit, method for scramble key output management, scramble key management program, license information management unit, license management information transmitting unit, method: A low cost scramble key management apparatus which enables to manage a scramble key based on individual contract information and to ensure security in narrow band broadcasting. The scramble key management apparatus 7 includes an ECM decoding unit 75 for decoding an ECM in which a scramble key and individual... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20100088516 - Systems and methods for providing security to different functions: Methods and systems are provided that use smartcards, such as subscriber identity module (SIM) cards to provide secure functions for a mobile client. One embodiment of the invention provides a mobile communication network system that includes a mobile network, a mobile terminal, a server coupled to the mobile terminal via... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20100088517 - Method and apparatus for logging based identification: A method and apparatus for logging based identification are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises extracting entries of a hash chained log that represents a series of previous transactions. The method may also comprise ordering hash values of the entries extracted from the hash chained log into an ordered... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100088519 - Client device, key device, service providing apparatus, user authentication system, user authentication method, program, and recording medium: In a user authentication system according to the present invention, at user registration, a client device obtains a signature for a user ID, a password, and a public key by using a private key corresponding to the public key, and sends user information that includes the signature and the above-described... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100088520 - Protocol for determining availability of peers in a peer-to-peer storage system: A method and system is provided for monitoring the availability of a peer in a P2P system that is used to provide remote storage or remote processing power. In one illustrative example, a recipient peer requests access to a service provisioned by another peer in a peer-to-peer network. The request... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100088521 - Public encrypted disclosure: Public encrypted disclosure provides a creation date verification system by making confidential information available in a secure encrypted form that can be decrypted at a later time to verify the existence of the content at the date of the encrypted disclosure. Options provide for various levels of security, verification, and... Agent: Quine Intellectual Property Law Group, P.C.
20100088522 - Method and apparatus for tamper proof camera logs: A method and apparatus for maintaining a tamper proof device log are described. In one embodiment, the method comprises maintaining an embedded log in the device, the embedded log being a chain of log entries. In one embodiment, the method may also comprise publishing at least one log entry to... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100088524 - Data processing on a non-volatile mass storage device: A non-volatile mass storage device is provided comprising memory circuitry accessible to a host data processing device via a communication link. The non-volatile mass storage device comprises processing circuitry for locally accessing the memory circuitry of the file system and is capable of triggering generation of a file for storage... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20100088523 - Trusted platform module security: The described implementations relate to trusted platform module (TPM) security. One configuration that is implemented on a computing device includes a TPM configured to generate a key pair utilizing a factor stored on the TPM and an external cofactor that is not stored on the TPM. The computing device also... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100088529 - Data-mover controller with plural registers for supporting ciphering operations: A data processing system ciphers and transfers data between a first memory unit and a second memory unit, such as, for example, between a share memory architecture (SMA) static random access memory (SRAM) and a double data rate (DDR) synchronous dynamic random access memory (SDRAM). The system includes a ciphering... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Icc
20100088525 - External encryption and recovery management with hardware encrypted storage devices: Hardware encrypting storage devices can provide for hardware encryption of data being written to the storage media of such storage devices, and hardware decryption of data being read from that storage media. To utilize existing key management resources, which can be more flexible and accommodating, mechanisms for storing keys protected... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100088527 - Memory protection system and method: A memory protection method is provided with a user input key: The user input key is compared with an internal private key in a memory security circuit having an integral connection with a solid-state memory for controlling data flow therefrom.... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru
20100088528 - Method and apparatus for tamper-proof wirte-once-read-many computer storage: Disclosed is a method for storing digital information for storage in an adversarial setting in which trusted hardware enforces digital information compliance with data storage mandates. Secure storage overhead is minimized by identifying sparsely accessing the trusted hardware based on data retention cycles. Data retention assurances are provided for information... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP
20100088526 - System and method for modular exponentiation: To calculate the equation y=xe mod n, integral to solving cryptographic and authentication problems, much computing power is required despite elegant algorithms that greatly reduce the number of calculations required. Operations involved in computing this equation include shifting bits, comparing values, subtracting, and adding. This invention provides an improvement over... Agent: The Tpl Group
20100088530 - Cradle for connecting to portable electronic apparatus: A cradle for connecting to a portable electronic apparatus is described. The cradle includes an AC adapter connector, a USB connector, a mini USB plug, and a USB signal detecting circuit. The USB connector is used to connect to a USB interface of a computer. The mini USB plug is... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis
20100088531 - Hybrid-system computer: Disclosed is a hybrid-system computer comprising a first system, a second system and a power supply unit, wherein the power supply unit is connected to the first system and the second system, respectively, and wherein power consumption in an operating state of the second system is lower than that in... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20100088532 - Method and handheld electronic device having a graphic user interface with efficient orientation sensor use: A method and handheld electronic device having a graphic user interface with efficient orientation sensor input use are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method of rendering a graphical user interface (GUI) on a portable electronic device, comprising: displaying a user interface screen of a foreground... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP
20100088534 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device and ic card using the same: The present invention enables a power-supply voltage terminal and an internal circuit to be isolated from each other in a noncontact operation without largely increasing a chip area in a semiconductor integrated circuit device for an IC card. A semiconductor integrated circuit device comprises: a first power supply circuit for... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20100088533 - Single shared power domain dynamic load based power loss detection and notification: The advanced management module services in a data processing system are configured to determine the system load and provide an input to the early power off warning detection logic that evaluates the power system state to detect a condition when power resources are insufficient to maintain the write caching storage... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wip) C/o Walder Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20100088535 - Synchronization control apparatus, information processing apparatus, and synchronization management method: A synchronization control apparatus includes a counter that carries out a counting and outputs resulting count information, a timeout time holder that holds a predetermined timeout time and outputs the timeout time, a comparator that compares the count information output from the counter and the timeout time output from the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100088536 - Processor and method of decompressing instruction bundle: The description relates to an instruction fetch technology of a processor that processes a plurality of instructions in parallel. The processor exploits the use of a compression code fetched during a previous clock cycle when fetching compressed instructions from a program memory and creating an instruction bundle consisting of a... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100088537 - Method and device for bus arbitration, converter and production facility: A method for bus arbitration is for use when working with multi-carrier modulation methods. Each user on a bus is assigned a unique address which identifies the user and which is transmitted upon each initiation of communication. The address is represented as a sequence of binary numerals, the number of... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP04/01/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications
20100082956 - Bios parameter erasing method and apparatus applied to computer system: A computer system includes a triggering device; and a motherboard, connected to the triggering device, further comprising: a memory stored with a setting parameter of a basic-input-output-system; and a counter connected between the triggering device and the memory; wherein an erasing signal, for erasing the memory, is outputted to the... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100082954 - Configuration rule prototyping tool: A system for automatically creating configuration rule build files. One or more feature inputs are received according to requirements for a specific product by a configuration rule prototyping tool. The one or more feature inputs are source data. A selection of a function from a list of functions defined for... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC
20100082959 - File update system and boot management system of mobile communication terminal, method of updating file in mobile communication terminal, and method of booting mobile communication terminal: Disclosed are a file update system of a mobile communication terminal which is capable of recovering Same Owner ID Error caused by damage of a file header in an EFS (Embedded File System) area of the mobile communication terminal, a boot management system of a mobile communication terminal which is... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100082957 - Information processing device: An information processing device includes: a processing circuit that processes information; a management circuit that is independent of the processing circuit and that performs status management of hardware including the processing circuit; and a memory into which the management circuit stores setting information of the management circuit and from which... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100082958 - Method for implementing production processes and system for executing the method: A method for implementing production processes includes a step of programming a state machine for each production process. The programming step includes a definition of a plurality of states and a definition of a plurality of transitions between states, corresponding to possible actions which the corresponding production process may execute.... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP
20100082955 - Verification of chipset firmware updates: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes an apparatus that includes updatable non-volatile memory to store firmware and non-updateable non-volatile memory to store an interrupt sequence. The apparatus includes a chip interface to receive an interrupt instruction from management firmware. Receipt of the interrupt instruction controls access to and... Agent: Ryder, Lu, Mazzeo And Konieczny, LLC C/o Cpa Global
20100082961 - Apparatus and method to harden computer system: In some embodiments, a processor-based system may include a processor, the processor having a processor identification, one or more electronic components coupled to the processor, at least one of the electronic components having a component identification, and a hardware security component coupled to the processor and the electronic component. The... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100082969 - Embedded device for implementing a boot process on a host: An embedded device, for implementing a boot process on a host, is provided. This embedded device includes servers supporting various industry-standard Internet protocols and services related to the boot process. This embedded device also includes a storage medium that stores boot options for multiple Operating Systems (OSs).... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group
20100082963 - Embedded system that automatically updates its software and the method thereof: An embedded system that automatically updates its software and the method thereof are provided. A boot code in the boot module determines whether the operating system (OS) image file is abnormal. The determination result determines whether the embedded system automatically updates its software. This solves the problem that the user... Agent: Stevens Law Group
20100082962 - Flash memory device for booting a computing device including embedded general purpose operating system: Methods and apparatus involve booting a computing device from a flash device. The flash device has memory partitions, including a read-only and a read/write partition. The read-only includes an operating system for use by the computing device and defines an initial system state. The read/write is configured to store a... Agent: King & Schickli, PLLC
20100082965 - Information processing apparatus and method of controlling information processing apparatus: According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus configured to be operated by an operating system, including: a display device; a BIOS-ROM configured to store a BIOS program to be executed before starting the operating system; a memory configured to store image data... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100082966 - Method for computer startup protection and system thereof: A method for computer startup protection, wherein the method includes steps that a computer powers up, and loads and executes a dynamic password computer startup protection program; the dynamic password computer startup protection program receives a password entered by a user; the password is obtained by the user via sending... Agent: Hammer & Associates, P.C.
20100082967 - Method for detecting memory training result and computer system using such method: A method for detecting a memory training result includes the following steps. Firstly, a computer system is booted. Then, a memory training program included in a basic input output system of the computer system is executed, thereby obtaining a plurality of reading time parameters and a plurality of writing time... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100082964 - Method of configuring computers with expansion cards: A method of configuring a computer with an expansion card to process a basic input output system (BIOS) program thereof, includes performing an expansion card detecting program to detect and identify the expansion card by reading signals from an identifying finger of the expansion card, and loading a configuration program... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100082968 - Processor boot security device and methods thereof: A method of securing network authentication information at a data processing device includes determining a boot source from which to boot the device and comparing the boot source to an expected source. If the boot source is not the expected source, access to the network authentication information is inhibited, such... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP
20100082960 - Protected network boot of operating system: Methods and apparatus are disclosed to protect an operating system booted by a client computing device and provided by a server computing device. One such method includes requesting a trusted platform module of the client computing device to unseal a sealed encryption key, and receiving an encrypted operating system via... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
20100082970 - Method and system for ensuring sequential playback of digital media: Techniques for ensuring that media playback proceeds sequentially through media content of a digital media asset are disclosed. In one embodiment, distinct portions (e.g., segments) of a digital media asset can be separately encrypted such that on playback decoded data being output from at least one prior portion can be... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC
20100082971 - Applying digital rights to newly created electronic documents: A routing computer is connected to one or more multi-function peripherals (MFPs) on a network. A routing manager located in the routing computer contains user information for users that operate one or more of the MFPs connected on the network. Based on a set of user preferences and or default... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20100082973 - Direct anonymous attestation scheme with outsourcing capability: A Direct Anonymous Attestation (DAA) scheme using elliptic curve cryptography (ECC) and bilinear maps. A trusted platform module (TPM) may maintain privacy of a portion of a private membership key from an issuer while joining a group. Moreover, the TPM can outsource most of the computation involved in generating a... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100082972 - Method to allow targeted advertising on mobile phones while maintaining subscriber privacy: An apparatus in one example has: a trusted advertising server operatively coupled to at least one terminal of a subscriber; and a trusted database having respectively at least one profile for the at least one terminal; wherein the trusted advertising server effects sending of one or more advertisements to the... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group, LLC
20100082974 - Parallel document processing: Documents distributed in parallel are processed. One or more digital document packages are received, where each digital document package includes a content portion and an identity-verification code (IVC) verifying an identity of a source from which the digital document package is received. Each IVC may be a private-key encryption of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100082975 - Method and apparatus for external organization path length validation within a public key infrastructure (pki): A method and apparatus for external organization (EO) path length (EOPL) validation are provided. A relying party node (RPN) stores a current EO path length constraint (EOPLC) value, and an EOPL counter that maintains a count of an actual external organization path length. The RPN obtains a chain of certificates... Agent: Motorola, Inc
20100082976 - System and method for retrieving related certificates: A system and method for searching and retrieving certificates, which may be used in the processing of encoded messages. In one embodiment, a certificate synchronization application is programmed to perform certificate searches by querying one or more certificate servers for all certificate authority (CA) certificates and cross-certificates on the certificate... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.
20100082977 - Sip signaling without constant re-authentication: A proxy server causes an authentication authority to authenticate a client in response to a first Session Initiation Protocol (SIP) request of the client on a connection. It does not cause the client to be authenticated in response subsequent requests on the connection as long as the underlying connection is... Agent: Avaya Inc. Margaret Carmichael, Docketing Specialist
20100082981 - Electronic business postal system: An electronic business postal system collects, clears and delivers electronic business mail through a closed access, secure messaging system. A collection subsystem consists of access portals that are associated with secured system nodes. The access portals provide authenticated users access to the system to send and retrieve electronic business mail... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP
20100082979 - Method for the provision of a network service: Methods and systems provide for sharing information between computer networks in which the information to be shared is required at one location (e.g. for the provision of a data-processing service) but is only available at a separate location. The information may be deliberately absent (e.g. for privacy reasons) or may... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100082980 - Method to connect wireless communication device, wireless communication device, and computer usable medium therefor: A method to connect a wireless communication device to an intended wireless network is provided. The method includes a first step, in which options of authorization methods are presented to be selectable to a user, a second step, in which a first authorization method is automatically selected if an option... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.
20100082982 - Service control system and service control method: In a safety determining system, an information processing apparatus performs authentication of biometrical information and gathers corresponding environment information (apparatus information, software, peripheral devices, location information). Then, the information processing apparatus sends the gathered environment information and service information of a target service to a central server. Based on the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100082978 - Wireless communication device, method for wireless connection, and computer usable medium therefor: A wireless communication device to be wirelessly connected to a wireless network is provided. The wireless communication device includes an encryption examiner to examine as to whether communication in the wireless network is encrypted, a password obtainer to obtain a password designated by a user for connecting the wireless communication... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20100082983 - Secure device association: Secure device association is generally described. In one example, a secure device association system comprises a first device comprising a mechanical actuator and a second device comprising a microphone, the mechanical actuator of the first device and the microphone of the second device to form an out-of-band (OOB) channel for... Agent: Cool Patent, P.C. C/o Cpa Global
20100082986 - Certificate-based encryption and public key infrastructure: The present invention provides methods for sending a digital message from a sender to a recipient in a public-key based cryptosystem comprising an authorizer. The authorizer can be a single entity or comprise a hierarchical or distributed entity. The present invention allows communication of messages by an efficient protocol, not... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100082985 - Methods for integrating security in network communications and systems thereof: A method, computer readable medium, and system for integrating security in network communications includes generating a private key and a public key by encrypting the private key with a first encryption. The generated private key and public key are provided in an initial response to an initial request over the... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group
20100082984 - Protocol-independent remote attestation and sealing: Messages, including messages in conformance with various protocols, can be hashed and the hash values added to an event log and provided to a Trusted Platform Module (TPM), which can extend one or more Platform Configuration Registers (PCRs) with the hash value, much as it would with the hash of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100082987 - Transparent trust validation of an unknown platform: A transparent trust validation of an unknown platform can be performed by communicationally coupling it to a trusted device, such as a portable peripheral device carried by a user, or one or more remote computing devices. Information from the unknown platform can be obtained by boot code copied to it... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100082988 - Wireless sensor network key distribution: When installing and maintaining a wireless sensor network in a medical or factory environment, distribution of keying material to sensor nodes (18) is performed by a key material box (KMB) (12), such as a smartcard or the like. The KMB (12) has a random seed stored to it during manufacture,... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100082992 - Cryptographic applications of efficiently evaluating large degree isogenies: Techniques are disclosed for representing and evaluating large prime degree isogenies for use in cryptographic signature and encryption schemes. An isogeny of prime degree 1 may be represented as an ideal in the form (1, A*alpha+B), where 1 comprises the degree of a prime number, the prime number is split... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100082990 - Establishment of a relationship between wireless devices: Embodiments related to the establishment of a relationship between wireless devices are disclosed. In one disclosed embodiment, a wireless device includes an image capture device, a wireless transmitter and receiver, a logic subsystem, and memory comprising instructions executable by the logic subsystem to capture a first image via the image... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100082994 - Method and apparatus for implementing electronic seal: A method for implementing electronic seal is disclosed. The method includes: storing seal data of an electronic seal, a digital certificate, electronic signature program and a private key of a sealer in an external portable apparatus; performing a Hash conversion to a file to be sealed and the seal data... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Attn: Patent Administrator
20100082989 - Storing composite services on untrusted hosts: A method of storing a composite service on an untrusted host without enabling the untrusted host to access resources called by the composite service is described. In an embodiment, the delegator provides a delegatee with credentials to enable verification of the composite service and to enable access to the resources.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20100082991 - Trusted key management for virtualized platforms: To provide a secure service to an application virtual machine running in a first domain of a virtualized computing platform, a second domain is arranged to run a corresponding service driver exclusively for the application virtual machine. As part of the secure service, the service driver effects a key-based cryptographic... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100082996 - Method, apparatus and article for off-line certification in mobile applications: A tamper-resistant certification device receives a certified digital time stamp from a trusted third party, resets a time function and produces a time stamp receipt in an on-line mode; The tamper-resistant certification device receives a digital file from a mobile computing device, and produces a certified digitally signed digital file... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20100082995 - Methods to communicate a timestamp to a storage system: Embodiments of methods to communicate a timestamp to a storage system are generally described herein. Other embodiments may be described and claimed.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100082997 - Secure data utilization: A system, comprising an external memory operative to store data therein, the data including a plurality of sections, each of the sections being associated with a signature, and an internal memory operationally connected to the external memory, and a processor arrangement operationally connected to the internal memory, the processor arrangement... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz
20100082998 - Active hip: Computing services that unwanted entities may wish to access for improper, and potentially illegal, use can be more effectively protected by using Active HIP systems and methodologies. An Active HIP involves dynamically swapping one random HIP challenge, e.g., but not limited to, image, for a second random HIP challenge, e.g.,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100082999 - Wireless communication device, method for wireless connection, and computer usable medium therefor: A wireless communication device to be wirelessly connected to a wireless network is provided. The wireless communication device includes a password obtainer to obtain a password designated by a user for connecting the wireless communication device to the wireless network, and a wireless connector to connect the wireless communication device... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20100083000 - Fingerprint sensor device and system with verification token and methods of using: A method and system of verification is provided for sensing a fingerprint. The present invention offers a secure authentication method and system based on a user's fingerprint data to grant the access to information at a remote location. A biometric input corresponding to the fingerprint is provided by a user... Agent: Stevens Law Group
20100083001 - Auditor assisted extraction and verification of client data returned from a storage provided while hiding client data from the auditor: Various approaches for extracting client's data from a storage provider are presented. In one approach, an auditor is initialized with a verification data set that confirms that an initial version of a data set stored by the storage provider is intact. The auditor extracts a second version of the data... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100083002 - Method and system for secure booting unified extensible firmware interface executables: A method and computing device for secure booting of unified extensible firmware interface executables includes generating a platform private key, signing a third party credential, storing the signed third party credential in a database located in a trusted platform module, and executing a unified extensible firmware interface executable only if... Agent: Barnes & Thornburg, LLP
20100083005 - Encryption device and encryption method: Even if failure, or the like, occurs during the encryption process, the encryption process is surely resumed. A flag changing unit changes an encryption flag of one disk to being encrypted after an encryption request is received and before the encryption of the data stored on the one disk is... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100083004 - Managing associations between keys and values: Provided are, among other things, systems, methods and techniques for managing associations between keys and values within a computer processing system. In one exemplary implementation, requests to store associations between keys and data values corresponding to the keys are input, and the associations are stored in entry nodes within a... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration
20100083006 - Memory controller, nonvolatile memory device, nonvolatile memory system, and access device: A memory controller receives an application identifier for identifying an application from an outside, an application, reference data to be referenced by the application, and a signature for the application and writes the application and the reference data. After receiving the application identifier from the outside, the memory controller accesses... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20100083003 - Method and apparatus for non-redundant encrypted storage: For secure non-redundant storage of data, to store a data blocklet (sub-block), one takes a hash of each blocklet. The hash value is used as a key to encrypt the blocklet data. The key is then hashed to encrypt it and the hashed key used in the blocklet index to... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20100083007 - processor performance during power supply failure: A method, system, and computer usable program product for improving processor performance during power supply failure are provided in the illustrative embodiments. A throttled condition of a processor is detected in a data processing system. A voltage of the electrical power being provided to the processor is reduced. The processor... Agent: Ibm Corp. (gig)
20100083008 - Battery management for optimizing battery and service life: The provision of a mode in silver zinc batteries where a user can access extra capacity as an emergency reserve for times when extra capacity is needed. While this temporarily increases capacity, it does not detrimentally affect cycle life over the longer term, and it permits a silver zinc battery... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC
20100083012 - Inductive signal transfer system for computing devices: At least two devices are provided that can each form part of a system to inductively exchange power and data. One device is capable of inductively transmitting a power signal to a second device, and to receive feedback from the second device in order to regulate the power signal.... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP
20100083011 - Information processing device: In a configuration provided with, for example, sixty four pieces of processor cores, an on-chip-memory, a bus commonly connected thereto, and others, the processor cores are operated by a power supply with low voltage and a clock with low frequency, and the bus is operated by a power supply with... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20100083010 - Power management for clusters of computers: Power management for clusters of computers, a cluster including a configuration of computers operating in a power management domain, one or more of the computers of the cluster having a power requirement that differs from power requirements of other computers in the cluster, data processing operations on the cluster effecting... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP
20100083009 - Power management for processing unit: Methods, apparatuses, and systems for managing power of a processing unit are described herein. Some embodiments include determining a voltage variation of a subset of current components of a current consumed by a processing unit. Other embodiments include detecting architectural events on a processing core of the processing unit and... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C.
20100083013 - Various methods and apparatuses for power states in a controller: Various methods, apparatuses, and systems are described in which a chipset controller has circuitry to control communications with a peripheral device in a computing device. The chipset controller has logic configured 1) to detect a plug-in event when the peripheral device connects to the chipset controller and 2) to transition... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100083016 - Communication device that enters active mode when updated feed is acquired: A communication device is communicable with a server that distributes a content item and a content summary. The communication device acquires the content summary from the server at fixed intervals. When an updated content summary is acquired while a display unit of the communication device is in a sleep mode,... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy &presser, P.C.
20100083014 - Data transmitter: According to one embodiment, a data transmitter includes a radio receiver, a power distributor, a storage module, a radio transmitter, and a power supply. The radio receiver receives a radio signal from an external device. The power distributor distributes power from the radio signal received by the radio receiver. The... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100083015 - Virtual pc management method, virtual pc management system, and virtual pc management program: The virtual PC management system includes: a unit which acquires a power on/off state of a virtual machine from a computer via the network and stores it in a storage; a unit which acquires a power on/off state of a computer from the computer via the network and stores it... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500
20100083017 - Energy-efficient transitioning among device operating modes: Methods and devices are provided for managing the transitions between operating modes in a data device. In an illustrative example, a method includes storing, in a control system for a device, a value for a first interval of time. The value indicates a minimum interval of time required for the... Agent: Seagate Technology LLC C/o Westman, Champlin & Kelly, P.A.
20100083018 - Fan speed control of silicon based devices in low power mode to reduce platform power: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes running a cooling fan within a computer at low speed while the computer is in low temperature operations (e.g., idle). The operation of the cooling fan may reduce processor (CPU) temperature enough to decrease processor leakage power, offsetting the power consumption of... Agent: Ryder, Lu, Mazzeo And Konieczny, LLC C/o Cpa Global
20100083019 - Multiprocessor system and control method thereof, and computer-readable medium: A multiprocessor system configured to share processes by a main system having a first processor and a subsystem having a second processor, comprises a first shared memory configured to receive accesses from the main system and the subsystem, a second memory configured to receive access from the subsystem at a... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100083020 - Information processing system and control method thereof: An information processing system comprising a main system which executes an application, and a subsystem which controls communication with an external apparatus, the information processing system having a power saving mode in which power consumption of the information processing system is reduced, the main system including a power control unit... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.
20100083021 - Voltage stabilization for clock signal frequency locking: A processor, system, and method are disclosed. In an embodiment, the processor includes a first site and a second site. There is a link to transmit a voltage stabilization signal from the second site to the first site. In the first site voltage correction logic can dynamically modify a voltage... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global
20100083022 - System and method for power over ethernet configuration for a power sourcing equipment using a network profile: A system and method for power over Ethernet (PoE) configuration for a power sourcing equipment using a network profile. Various types of PSE profile information can be stored in a network database. Upon startup or other configuration setting state, a PSE can retrieve the profile information from the network database... Agent: Law Office Of Duane S. Kobayashi
20100083024 - Electronics device having timekeeping function and computer-readable record medium storing program for timekeeping function: An electronics device comprising a time information acquisition unit which acquires time information representing present time from an external device, an update unit which updates reference time stored in a reference time storage unit to time represented by the latest time information acquired by the time information acquisition unit each... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20100083023 - Negotiation between multiple processing units for switch mitigation: A method for maintaining data and clock line synchronization, which may include a clock line that may be driven high after a clock line falling edge to mitigate a clock error. Additionally, the clock error may be mitigated by maintaining a saturated state of a device. Furthermore, a register may... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.
20100083025 - Clock device and computer-readable record medium storing program for implementing the same: A clock device comprises a time information acquisition unit which acquires time information representing present time from an external device at preset time intervals, a time correction unit which corrects time of an internal clock based on the time information, an error calculation unit which calculates an error of the... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689
20100083026 - Inter-processor communication channel including power-down functionality: Apparatuses and methods are disclosed for implementing an inter-processor communication channel including power-down functionality. In one embodiment, the apparatus may comprise a first integrated circuit (IC), a second IC coupled to the first IC via a communication interface, wherein the first IC is in one or more low power states... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.
20100083028 - Serial-connected memory system with duty cycle correction: Systems and methods for correcting clock duty cycle are provided for application in serial-connected devices operating as slave devices. A master device provides a clock to the first slave device, and each slave device passes the clock to the next slave device in turn, and the last slave device returns... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station D
20100083027 - Serial-connected memory system with output delay adjustment: Systems and methods for performing output delay adjustment are provided for application in serial-connected devices operating as slave devices. A master device provides a clock to the first slave device, and each slave device passes the clock to the next slave device in turn, and the last slave device returns... Agent: Smart & Biggar P.o. Box 2999, Station DPrevious industry: Electrical computers and digital processing systems: processing architectures and instruction processing (e.g., processors)
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