Scanning probe microscope with independent force control and displacement
A nanoindenter that includes an interferometer, a rod, a force actuator and a controller is disclosed. The interferometer generates a light beam that is...
Method for interactive real time sharing of multimedia data, server, and
interactive real time communication...
A method of sharing multimedia data, comprising: a step of inserting multimedia data into a space administered by an author; a step of the author establishing...
Providing extended memory protection
In one embodiment, the present invention provides for extended memory protection for memory of a system. The embodiment includes a method for associating a...
Piracy prevention using unique module translation
A method for providing solidified software in a computing environment includes creating a new reference for a function in a function table; copying an address...
Network device and method for providing content compatibility between
network devices having different...
The present invention relates to a network device and a method for providing content compatibility between network devices having different respective digital...
Modeling goodware characteristics to reduce false positive malware
A set of likelihood values associated with a set of characteristics associated with the set of goodware entities is determined. The set of characteristics is...
Profile-aware filtering of network traffic
A system and a method for profiling traffic on a computer network. Flows are observed traversing a communication link. Relative uncertainty values are computed...
Intrusion detection using dynamic tracing
Techniques have been developed whereby dynamic kernel/user-level tracing may be employed to efficiently characterize runtime behavior of production code. Using...
Protected environments for protecting users against undesirable activities
Various embodiments protect against undesirable activities, in at least some embodiments, by combining the protection of a data or message filter with the...
Automated generation of configuration elements of an information
A firewall rule generation method, a load balancing rule generation method, and a wrapper generation method, for an Information Technology (IT) system,...
Method and system for the authentication of a public key certificate
A method and system of authenticating a public key certificate for a relying party (RP). A Certificate Authority (CA), who issued the certificate, is a member...
Verification method of a target device connected to a master device
Example embodiments are directed to a revocation lists management method, namely a verification method of a target device connected to a master device, the...
Source access using request and one-way authentication tokens
A method for authenticating an entity at a first data resource, the method comprising the steps of: sending a first request token from the entity (100) to a...
System, apparatus, and program for biometric authentication
A client apparatus transmits environmental information acquired from an environmental information acquisition device as well as a biometric authentication...
Proxy authentication network
A Proxy Authentication Network includes a server that stores credentials for subscribers, along with combinations of devices and locations from which individual...
System and method for authenticating components in wireless home
Configuration information is exchanged between a home entertainment system server and various wireless components by pushing a button on the server and a random...
Method and system for a low-cost-internet-base station (LCIB) granting a
client device temporary access
Methods and systems are provided for a low cost Internet base station (LCIB) to grant a client device temporary access to a wireless network. In an embodiment,...
Federating trust in a heterogeneous network
A check of a processing device is performed. A device may receive a network access request to access a network from a first processing device. A security check...
Invocation of a third party's service
Invoking a computer implemented service includes receiving a request from a first user to access a service associated with a second user. The request is...
Method for transmitting policy information between network equipment
A method for transmitting policy information between network equipment, extending protocol types of messages in layer-2, layer-3 or a higher application layer...
Method and system for employing a first device to direct a networked audio
device to obtain a media item
A method for playing music includes displaying a list of playlists names, selecting one of the displayed playlists names, sending at least one attribute of a...
Method and apparatus for network content download and recording
Methods and apparatus for providing content to users of a network that can be selectively recorded via the user's equipment. In an exemplary embodiment, the...
Broadcast signal receiving apparatus
A broadcast signal receiving apparatus 1 can display channel map information of receivable channels on a screen of a monitor display apparatus when a user...
System and method for providing media to media playback device
Systems and methods for delivering media to media playback devices are provided. When a media playback device requests suspension of a media stream, the media...
Passive video caching for edge aggregation devices
Techniques for delivering video on demand (VOD) channel content via streaming from a first edge aggregation device are provided. The first edge aggregation...
Remote control unit for activating and deactivating means for payment and
for displaying payment status
The invention relates to a remote control unit for intelligent digital audiovisual reproduction systems, comprising storage means, payment means, a sound...
Integrated live video production system
Described is a system used in defining and producing a live television broadcast. The system includes one or more control panels, a workstation, a router, and...
Broadcasting system, broadcasting station apparatus, receiving device, and
A receiving device receives a plurality of first and second program information. The first program information is information relating to each of broadcasting...
Systems and methods for using an interactive television program guide to
access fantasy sports contests
Systems and methods for using an interactive television program guide application to access fantasy sports contests are presented. In some embodiments of the...
Audiovisual information management system
A system, may include, at least one of audio, image, and a video comprising a plurality of frames. A preferences description, describing preferences of a user...
Linear program guide for media content access systems and methods
In one of many possible embodiments, a system includes a media content processing subsystem configured to provide at least a portion of a linear program guide...
Information processing apparatus and content registration method, and
The present invention registers a content so that its composition can be easily recognized, and promotes the reduction of a load in playing processing on the...
Multiple positioner data storage device
An optical data storage device having at least two removable rotatable disks and at least one actuator assembly for writing data onto each side of the disks and...
Optical pickup and disk drive device
An optical pickup includes a moving base moved in a radial direction of a disk-like recording medium mounted on a disk table, and an objective lens drive device...
Optical read/write device
According to one aspect, an optical read/write device for reading and/or writing an optical disk includes a rack disposed between the worm gear and the optical...
Optical disk transport device for optical disk player
An optical disk transport device for an optical disk player includes a carrying roller, an optical disk guiding part located above the carrying roller, an...
Disk apparatus having disk conveying arms
A disk storage medium processing apparatus includes at least an apparatus body having a disk loading/unloading slot, a traverse unit which is disposed in the...
Disk storage medium processing apparatus
A disk storage medium processing apparatus includes a disk conveying device for conveying a disk between a disk loading/unloading slot of an apparatus body and...
Disk storage medium processing apparatus
A disk storage medium processing apparatus includes an apparatus body having a disk loading/unloading slot, a traverse unit which is disposed in the apparatus...
Techniques allow for communication with and management of multiple external components. A component manager communicates with one or more component adapters....
Multi-protocol object distribution
The present invention is a multi-protocol object distribution system. The multi-protocol object distribution system can include one or more remote procedure...
Software architecture system with embedded virtual router
The invention relates to a network system of at least two appliances, each appliance configured to perform a cycle of operation on an article, and each...
Restricting recordal of user activity in a processing system
A method/system for restricting recordal of user activity in a processing system. In one form, the method comprises intercepting a kernel API call of the...
Extensible device driver
A device driver module for supporting the use of an external device by a computing device which executes an operating system, the device driver module including...
Computer architecture and method of operation for multi-computer
distributed processing with finalization of...
The present invention discloses a modified computer architecture (50, 71, 72) which enables an applications program (50) to be run simultaneously on a plurality...
Systems and methods for managing shared resources in a computer system
An operating system is provided wherein a plurality of objects are established and registered in response to requests from hardware or software associated with...
Nonstop program system and a method of continuously running programs by
switching between program sides
A nonstop program system includes program sides each including programs accomplishing the required function of the system and a dedicated variable area storing...
Providing a wrapper around native synchronization objects
A facility for managing a synchronization mechanism that supports initialization, acquisition, release, and deletion operations is described. When a thread...
Apparatus, system, and method for persistent user-level thread
Embodiments of the invention provide a method of creating, based on an operating-system-scheduled thread running on an operating-system-visible sequencer and...
Progress management for projects
Project progress management technology is made more objective by excluding as much human subjectivity as possible. Consideration is given to levels of...