Hewlett-Packard patents granted on 16 March 2010

39 US patents granted on 16 March 2010 and assigned to Hewlett-Packard

1 7,681,199 Time measurement using a context switch count, an offset, and a scale factor, received from the operating system
2 7,681,023 Method for ensuring optimal memory configuration in a computer
3 7,680,999 Privilege promotion based on check of previous privilege level
4 7,680,990 Superword memory-access instructions for data processor
5 7,680,961 Device recognition system and method
6 7,680,692 Method and apparatus for accessing and storing digital images
7 7,680,641 Identifying a minimum cut and/or a maximum flow using balancing of vertex excesses
8 7,680,635 Configuration system and method
9 7,680,633 Automated process for generating a computed design of a composite camera comprising multiple digital imaging devices
10 7,680,590 Boundary detection algorithm for embedded devices
11 7,680,469 Electronic device power management system and method
12 7,680,453 Method of storing and accessing electronic data and apparatus therefor
13 7,679,895 Lubricated data connector
14 7,679,820 IR absorbing reflector
15 7,679,779 Image processing
16 7,679,763 System and method for managing capabilities in a network
17 7,679,647 Flexible suspension for image stabilization
18 7,679,633 Facilitating focusing of a multi-function digital media drive
19 7,679,630 Horizontal color plane registration correction
20 7,679,613 Image display system and method
21 7,679,603 Sensor array
22 7,679,426 Transistor antifuse device
23 7,679,326 Computer with multiple removable battery packs
24 7,678,844 Pigmented ink-jet inks with improved print quality and reliability
25 7,678,626 Method and system for forming a thin film device
26 7,678,525 Imaging apparatus and improved toner therefor
27 7,678,438 Optical media
28 7,678,289 Metrology structure and methods
29 7,678,186 Pigment-based inks for ink-jet printing
30 7,678,180 Integral fuel cartridge and filter
31 7,677,811 Lightpipe mounting assembly and method
32 7,677,720 Chemically-modified coatings for enhanced performance of ink-jet images
33 7,677,718 Flexible member having tensioning members
34 7,677,716 Latent inkjet printing, to avoid drying and liquid-loading problems, and provide sharper imaging
35 7,677,714 Inkjet inks providing improved wet smudge on porous print media
36 7,677,706 Electrostatic actuator and fabrication method
37 7,677,695 Fluid transfer device including a die
38 7,677,460 Smartcard method and computer system
39 7,677,084 Filtration tester