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Laser-driven light source for generating light from a plasma in an
An apparatus for producing light includes a chamber and an ignition source that ionizes a gas within the chamber. The apparatus also includes at least one laser...
X-ray cells and other components having gas cells with thermally-induced
A method includes creating a gas flow in a gas cell and cooling a portion of the gas flow to create a thermally-induced temperature gradient in the gas flow....
Cyber foraging network system for automatic wireless network access point
detection and connection
A cyber-foraging network system which automatically and intelligently detects, selects, and connects to a wireless networking access point utilizing data...
Systems and methods for electronic news gathering
A system comprising: at least one network modem configured to communicate wirelessly with at least one base station; and a subsystem configured to provide data...
Systems and methods for the detection of transmission facilities
A method of detecting a transmitting device within an obstruction rich environment is disclosed. The method may involve detecting the transmitting device with a...
Automatic audio system equalizing
An automated process for equalizing an audio system and an apparatus for implementing the process. An audio system includes a microphone unit, for receiving the...
Headphones with cable management
Headphones that have one or two earphones. A headband carries the earphones such that they are held against the head of a wearer. A coupling member is located...
Iterative video optimization for data transfer and viewing
Computer-implemented techniques that leverage available CPU resources to incrementally improve quality and compression of media for faster transfer over data...
Remote monitoring and inspection of measurement devices, emergency equipment, parking spaces, and other items is accomplished by using an image sensor (e.g., a...
Camera module and operating method
A completely self-contained camera module and operating method are provided. The camera module includes a housing member for mounting to a desired surface, an...
Methods and systems for providing telecommunications services
The present invention is related to telecommunications. A call processing system receives a first call from a caller intended for a first person. A notification...
Method for connecting users with agents using user selected agents and
A content type of content interacted by a user is determined and a skill set is determined based on the content type. A first set of preferred agents is...
Method of indicating packet bandwidth in a wireless OFDM network with
multiple overlapped frequency bands
A wireless OFDM transceiver uses a method of utilizing subcarrier characteristics, such as phase and amplitude, to indicate the bandwidth of a transmitted...
Transceiver that indicates the packet bandwidth in a wireless OFDM network
with multiple overlapped frequency bands
A wireless OFDM transceiver uses subcarrier characteristics, such as phase and amplitude, to detect the bandwidth of a received packet. By detecting different...
Synchronization of shared identifiers across servers in an IMS network
Methods and apparatuses, including computer program products, are described for synchronization of shared initial filter criteria in an IP Multimedia Subsystem...
Frame-rate conversion in a distributed computing system
Described herein are, among other things, distributed processing methods and systems for frame rate conversion. In an embodiment, a transcoding management...
Compressed headers for encapsulated real-time communications
A system performs tunneling for real time communication ("RTC") between a source endpoint and a destination endpoint. The system receives, by a server, a...
Systems and methods to enforce security policies on the loading, linking,
and execution of native code by...
Methods and systems described herein relate to enhancing security on a device by enforcing one or more policies on the loading, linking, and/or executing of...
Media content system utilizing user sponsored data
A system may receive a request to access user sponsored media content ("media content"), the request including a digital token ("token"), the media content...
Strong user authentication for accessing protected network
Systems and methods for strong user authentication for accessing protected networks. An example method may include: transmitting, by a processing device, an...
Application-aware connection for network access client
Virtual private network (VPN)-related techniques are described. The techniques provide intuitive mechanisms by which a client device more efficiently...
Digital data processing methods and apparatus for the automated generation
of personalized digital content
The invention provides, in some aspects, digital data processing methods of generating digital content pieces (e.g., email messages or portions thereof) that...
Computing disjoint paths for reactive routing mesh networks
In one embodiment, a reactive routing computer network may be partitioned into diverse logical topologies, and a source node may transmit route request (RREQ)...
Systems and methods for recovery from network changes
Systems, methods and apparatus for recovery from network changes. In some embodiments, a first network device may operating in a network comprising a second...
Service node originated service chains in a network environment
An example method for service node originated service chains in a network environment is provided and includes receiving a packet at a service node in a network...
Synchronized MME pool
Example implementations are directed to systems and methods involving a mobility management entity (MME) pool. In example implementations, the MME of the pool...
Reliable multipath forwarding for encapsulation protocols
In one embodiment, an ingress router sends a multipath information query across a computer network toward an egress router, and builds an entropy table based on...
Method for real-time synchronization of ARP record in RSMLT cluster
Embodiments herein include systems and methods for providing a mechanism for efficient data synchronization of ARP records between two peer nodes of an SMLT...
Extending data confidentiality into a player application
In a content protection scheme, and in response to a request for a content segment received by a server, the server generates and associates with the segment a...
Systems and methods for detecting and controlling wireless transmission
Disclosed is a system for managing wireless transmitting devices in which a wireless transmission from a transmission device is detected within or about a set...
Messaging devices and methods
An electronic messaging device includes a receiver configured to receive a message at one of a first operational frequency and second operational frequency. The...
Compression of integer data using a common divisor
According to one embodiment of the present invention, a system for compressing data determines a common divisor for a set of values comprising integers. The...
ADC background calibration with dual conversions
An analog-to-digital converter (ADC) system can sample an input voltage for at least a first conversion into a first N.sub.1-bit digital value and to use the...
Methods and apparatus for reducing timing-skew errors in time-interleaved
A time-interleaved (TI) analog-to-digital converter (ADC) architecture employs a low resolution coarse ADC channel that samples an input analog signal at a...
Frequency tuning for LC circuits
Apparatus and methods are disclosed related to tuning a resonant frequency of an LC circuit. In some implementations, the LC circuit can be embodied in a low...
Apparatus and methods for paralleling amplifiers
Provided herein are apparatus and methods for low distortion composite amplifiers with high load current. In certain configurations, a composite amplifier can...
Apparatus and methods for power amplifier bias circuits
Apparatus and methods for power amplifier bias circuits are disclosed herein. In certain implementations, a power amplifier bias circuit includes a current...
Mode control device, voltage converter, and control method used in the
A voltage converter can include a voltage conversion circuit having an inductor configured to be charged and discharged to facilitate conversion of an input...
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...
Apparatus and method for switch state detection and controlling electrical
A device includes a connection receiving power from a power source under normal conditions and circuitry configured to determine, based on an input from the...
Auxiliary power system for optical network terminal
A system is provided for powering an optical network terminal, including a power adapter connected to the optical network terminal and configured to power the...
Buck pre-charger for series-connected battery modules
Systems and methods of pre-charging battery cells that can reliably pre-charge battery cells included in a plurality of series-connected battery modules. The...
Wildlife protective cover having a conductor/insulator guard and system
for power distribution and transmission...
A conductor cover apparatus for use with an overhead electrical transmission and distribution system and related methods is provided. The conductor cover...
High density electrical connector with shield plate louvers
An electrical assembly has a lead frame with a plurality of elongated conductor sets and an insulative housing. Each conductor set has two differential signal...
Continuous phase delay antenna
Antennas and other transducers for use in transmitting and receiving twisted waves are disclosed. A reflector includes numerous parabolic segments having focal...
System, method and apparatus including hybrid spiral antenna
A spiral antenna device includes a plurality of generally polygonal loops. The polygonal loops have respective side counts that decrease progressively as a...
Multi-layer digital elliptic filter and method
The present invention relates generally to digital elliptic filters, and more particularly, but not exclusively to multi-layer digital elliptic filters and...
Lithium secondary cell with high charge and discharge rate capability and
low impedance growth
A lithium-ion battery is provided that has a fast charge and discharge rate capability and low rate of capacity fade during high rate cycling. The battery can...
Hybrid active-field gap extended drain MOS transistor
An integrated circuit includes an extended drain MOS transistor with parallel alternating active gap drift regions and field gap drift regions. The extended...
High-z oxide nanoparticles embedded in semiconductor package
A method includes embedding high-z oxide nanoparticles in a semiconductor package of a semiconductor packaged assembly, wherein the high-z nanoparticles are...