Hewlett-Packard patents granted on 31 May 2011

16 US patents granted on 31 May 2011 and assigned to Hewlett-Packard

1 7,954,086 Self-describing kernel modules
2 7,953,996 ACPI to firmware interface
3 7,953,900 System and method for discovering I/O bus capabilities on a computer system via ACPI
4 7,953,858 Method and apparatus for mapping peers to an overlay network
5 7,953,843 System and method for evaluating a heterogeneous cluster for supporting expected workload in compliance with at least one service parameter
6 7,953,752 Methods for merging text snippets for context classification
7 7,952,748 Display device output adjustment system and method
8 7,952,569 System and method of switching between multiple viewing modes in a multi-head computer system
9 7,952,328 Multi-battery charging system and method
10 7,951,520 Polymeric charge adjuvants in electrostatic inks
11 7,951,233 Reactive color inks
12 7,950,791 Ink level detection by electronic means
13 7,950,788 Printing device having supply of colorant and receptive to print cartridge having self-contained supply of colorant
14 7,950,656 Method of detecting overlapping sheets within a paper feed mechanism, a detector for detecting overlapping sheets, a feed mechanism including such a detector and an apparatus including such a detector
15 7,950,611 Computing device support system
16 7,950,584 Package security having a static element and a dynamic element