Hewlett-Packard patents granted on 10 October 2006

33 US patents granted on 10 October 2006 and assigned to Hewlett-Packard

1 7,120,902 Method and apparatus for automatically inferring annotations
2 7,120,832 Storage device performance monitor
3 7,120,828 System and method for in-order queue draining
4 7,120,825 Adaptive batch sizing for asynchronous data redundancy
5 7,120,815 Clock circuitry on plural integrated circuits
6 7,120,758 Technique for improving processor performance
7 7,120,752 Multi-processor computer system with cache-flushing system using memory recall
8 7,120,724 USB interface extension through split transaction protocol
9 7,120,717 Method and apparatus for controlling interrupt storms
10 7,120,678 Method and apparatus for configurable data collection on a computer network
11 7,120,667 Method and system for ad hoc networking of computer users
12 7,120,605 Systems and methods for secure printing
13 7,120,512 Method and a system for solid freeform fabricating using non-reactive powder
14 7,120,349 Fiber optic cable device with retractable operation
15 7,120,273 Apparatus and method for image group integrity protection
16 7,120,248 Multiple prime number generation using a parallel prime number search algorithm
17 7,120,195 System and method for estimating motion between images
18 7,120,023 Method of assembly of a wedge thermal interface to allow expansion after assembly
19 7,120,022 Loop thermosyphon with wicking structure and semiconductor die as evaporator
20 7,119,835 Camera docking solution provides a user interface for printers, CD writers and other devices
21 7,119,582 Phase detection in a sync pulse generator
22 7,119,133 Latex-encapsulated particulates for ink-jet applications
23 7,118,982 Emitter and method of making
24 7,118,826 Electrode-electrolyte composites having discrete regions
25 7,118,679 Method of fabricating a sharp protrusion
26 7,118,285 Optical connections and methods of forming optical connections
27 7,118,228 Image display system
28 7,118,203 Peristaltic pump
29 7,118,188 Hardcopy apparatus and method
30 7,118,081 Adjustable support for multimedia display device
31 7,118,041 Two-dimensional color barcode with preserved plane and lossy plane layers
32 7,117,929 Heat sink
33 7,117,743 Multiple-transducer sensor system and method with selective activation and isolation of individual transducers