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Power over Ethernet emergency lighting system and method of detecting
power loss of a link segment thereof
A luminaire for use with power over an Ethernet emergency lighting is disclosed. The luminaire includes a rechargeable battery pack, an emergency backup LED...
Cooperative security in wireless sensor networks
Systems, apparatuses, and methods for cooperative security in wireless sensor networks are described herein. A wireless node may organize itself into a cluster...
Mobile application procurement and configuration options for VOIP service
In at least some embodiments, a system includes at least one server to manage voice over internet protocol (VOIP) services. The managed VOIP services provided...
Detection, location, and processing of static pixels
Systems and methods may provide for the detection, location, and processing of static pixels during video processing. In one example, the method may include...
Location-tag camera focusing systems
A system for improved camera focusing systems using subject location tags. More particularly, the disclosed subject matter relates to providing a system...
Criteria-based data push
Embodiments relate to criteria-based data push. An aspect includes receiving, by a criteria request server, a data push request from a user, the data push...
Bridge for implementing a converged network protocol to facilitate
communication between different...
Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for implementing a converged network protocol to facilitate communication between different...
Method and apparatus for demodulation of a desired signal by
constellation-independent cancellation of...
A method and apparatus are provided for demodulating a received signal containing modulated desired-signal digital data and relayed-interference that results...
Reliable data reading with data set screening by error injection
According to one embodiment, a method for processing data includes determining whether a PES is invalid while reading data from a magnetic medium using at least...
Soft start systems and methods for multi-stage step-up converters
A control circuit for a step-up converter includes a soft start module configured to control states of N transistor pairs of the step-up converter, where N is...
Battery circuit fault protection in uninterruptable power sources
A power system which includes a battery (or string of batteries) as well as a preemptive fuse driver, PFD, system. The PFD protection system reliably protects...
Photovoltaic devices and method of making
In one aspect of the present invention, a photovoltaic device is provided. The photovoltaic device includes a window layer and an absorber layer disposed on the...
Processes for uniform metal semiconductor alloy formation for front side
contact metallization and photovoltaic...
A method of forming a photovoltaic device is provided that includes a p-n junction with a p-type semiconductor portion and an n-type semiconductor portion,...
Reversed flexible TFT back-panel by glass substrate removal
The process of fabricating a flexible TFT back-panel includes depositing etch stop material on a glass support. A matrix of contact pads, gate electrodes and...
Common drain semiconductor device structure and method
In one embodiment, a common drain semiconductor device includes a substrate, having two transistors integrated therein. The substrate also includes a plurality...
Semiconductor device and driver circuit with source and isolation
structure interconnected through a diode...
Embodiments include methods of forming a semiconductor device having a first conductivity type, an isolation structure (including a sinker region and a buried...
ESD-protection circuit for integrated circuit device
A double-diffused metal oxide semiconductor (DMOS) structure is configured as an open drain output driver having electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection and a...
Method and materials for warpage thermal and interconnect solutions
Embodiments describe a semiconductor package that includes a substrate, a die bonded to the substrate, and a solder paste overmold layer formed over a top...
Semiconductor package with isolation wall
A semiconductor device package includes an isolation wall located between a first circuit and a second circuit on a substrate. The isolation wall is configured...
Reliable microstrip routing for electronics components
Reliable microstrip routing arrangements for electronics components are described. In an example, a semiconductor apparatus includes a semiconductor die having...
Pin grid interposer
An interposer to form a frame around a bottom chip bonded to a package substrate and to standoff a top chip or package for clearance of the bottom chip. The...
Semiconductor device with thin redistribution layers
A semiconductor device with thin redistribution layers is disclosed and may include forming a first redistribution layer on a dummy substrate, electrically...
Fan-out wafer level packages containing embedded ground plane interconnect
structures and methods for the...
Fan-Out Wafer Level Packages (FO-WLPs) and methods for fabricating FO-WLPs containing Embedded Ground Planes (EGPs) and backside EGP interconnect structures are...
Optical programming of electronic devices on a wafer
A system for programming integrated circuit (IC) dies formed on a wafer includes an optical transmitter that outputs a digital test program as an optical...
Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same
A method for manufacturing a semiconductor device is provided with: a step of preparing a semiconductor wafer (22) in a state where the circumference of the...
Stress relieving through-silicon vias
Methods and systems for stress relieving through-silicon vias are disclosed and may include forming a semiconductor device comprising a stress relieving stepped...
Implantable medical device including a molded planar transformer
The present disclosure provides methods and techniques associated with a planar transformer for an apparatus. The planar transformers include a substrate...
Voltage mode sensing for low power flash memory
Electrically erasable flash memory and method. The memory has a data storage element and a voltage sensing circuit. The data storage element is configured to...
Adaptive block matrix using pre-whitening for adaptive beam forming
An adaptive filter of an adaptive blocking matrix in an adaptive beam former or null former may be modified to track and maintain noise correlation between an...
Personal information device on a mobile computing platform
A method and apparatus for integrating a personal information device (PID) on a mobile computer that includes activating a first mode to display data...
Video feed playback and analysis
Systems and methods may provide for detecting motion of an object, capturing a video feed of the motion, analyzing the video feed according to a predefined...
Methods for feature analysis on consecutive tissue sections
Feature analysis on consecutive tissue sections (FACTS) includes obtaining a plurality of consecutive tissue sections from a tissue sample, staining the...
Method, system, and computer program product for merchant servicing
A method includes receiving a message comprising a user identification code via a social media messaging channel. In addition, the method includes receiving...
Time-delayed replication for data archives
In one embodiment, a computer program product for time-delayed replication includes a computer readable storage medium having program instructions embodied...
Managing a data set
A method of and system for managing a data set of a storage facility is disclosed. The data set may be a sequential-access data set. The method and system may...
Methods of micro-specialization in database management systems
Systems and methods for utilizing relation- and query-specific information to specialize DBMS code at runtime based on identifying runtime locally invariant...
Indicating a sending buffer and receiving buffer in a message to use to
validate the message in the receiving...
Provided are a computer program product, system, and method for indicating a sending buffer and receiving buffer in a message to use to validate the message in...
Hierarchical multi-core debugger interface
A hierarchical multi-core debugger interface is described that is configured to enable debugging of a multi-core device. In some implementations, a multi-core...
Methods and systems for die failure testing
The disclosed method includes, at a storage controller of a storage system, receiving host instructions to modify configuration settings corresponding to a...
Apparatus, system and method for temporary copy policy
A method according to one embodiment includes copying data incoming to and/or generated at a production site to a copy cluster at a remote copy site, thereby...
Determination of memory access patterns of tasks in a multi-core processor
A plurality of processing entities in which a plurality of tasks are executed are maintained. Memory access patterns are determined for each of the plurality of...
Method and apparatus for sharing instruction scheduling resources among a
plurality of execution threads in a...
A microprocessor includes a front end module and a schedule queue module. The front end module is configured to retrieve first instructions, corresponding to a...
Asynchronous tape backup and restore from tape backup in a disk storage
A first metadata object identifying a set of disk locations which have been written to since a previous consistency group is maintained. Backup data for the...
System and method for geographic data layer management in a geographic
A layer control tool for controlling the display of geographic data layers in a geographic information system is provided. The layer control tool can be...
Computer system backup performance optimization through performance
Embodiments in accordance with the present invention disclose a method, computer program product, and system for optimizing performance of a computer backup...
Apparatus and method for suppressing double images on a combiner head-up
A head-up display system and method are provided that suppress double images from a combiner by eliminating or reducing a reflection of a refracted image from...
Laser metrology system and method
A laser metrology system may include a modulated measurement beam, a beam splitter for splitting the measurement beam into a local oscillator beam and a...
Electrical load identification during an on event using a support vector
Methods and systems may provide for identifying, and distinguishing between electrical loads using time and frequency domain analysis of at least one property...
Probe card and method for testing magnetic sensors
A probe card and method are provided for testing magnetic sensors at the wafer level. The probe card has one or more probe tips having a first pair of solenoid...
Minimization of Abbe error caused by tip or tilt between an encoder head
and a wafer stage for arbitrary...
Methodology of measuring a position of a wafer with an encoder directing measurement beam(s) of light towards a wafer area that is being contemporaneously...