Hewlett-Packard patents granted on 09 March 2010

25 US patents granted on 09 March 2010 and assigned to Hewlett-Packard

1 7,676,677 Digital signature method and apparatus
2 7,676,671 System for multi-profile boot selection of an embedded device
3 7,676,662 Virtualization of a non-privileged instruction that behaves differently when executed by privileged code than by non-privileged code
4 7,676,621 Communications bus transceiver
5 7,676,578 Resource entitlement control system controlling resource entitlement based on automatic determination of a target utilization and controller gain
6 7,676,530 Duration minimum and maximum circuit for performance counter
7 7,676,397 Method and system for predicting the outcome of an online auction
8 7,676,280 Dynamic environmental management
9 7,676,171 Printing device and method for switching between monochrome and color modes
10 7,676,119 Method and system for using an optical sensor array to control a labeling device
11 7,676,113 Generating and displaying spatially offset sub-frames using a sharpening factor
12 7,676,092 Data input apparatus and method
13 7,676,038 Secure printing method to thwart counterfeiting
14 7,675,745 Storing a structure within a electronic device
15 7,675,622 Determining a media feature using a photovoltaic cell and an electroluminescent light panel
16 7,675,510 Image display system and method
17 7,675,298 Determining fluid characteristics
18 7,674,564 Color filter
19 7,674,328 Dye-based ink
20 7,673,971 Fluid ejection device and manufacturing method
21 7,673,968 Printing device locking mechanism for consumable enclosures
22 7,673,960 Calibration of a print head having multiple dies
23 7,673,958 Defective imaging element compensation
24 7,673,871 Sheet feeder
25 7,673,807 Multiple resolution readable color array