Hewlett-Packard Patent Grants

Computer

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: D789921

Collect print substance

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9682562
Arrangement or method for collecting and heating print substance that passes through porous media in a printer.

Fabric print media

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9682587
The present disclosure is drawn to fabric print media and a method of coating a fabric substrate to form a fabric print medium. The fabric print medium can comprise a fabric substrate, a primer layer applied to the fabric substrate, and an ink-receiving layer applied to the primer layer. The primer layer can include a film-forming polymer and a phosphorus- or nitrogen-containing compound. The ink-receiving layer can comprise a phosphorus- or nitrogen-containing compound, a cationic metal…

Pigment particles containing a vinyl group and encapsulated by a cross-linked polymer

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9683113
Pigment particles containing a vinyl group are encapsulated by a cross-linked polymer, wherein the polymer has a dielectric constant of 2.8 or more. An inkjet ink containing the pigment particles is also described.

Inkjet printing

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9683117
A jettable ink composition comprising a hydrocarbon carrier liquid, colorant comprising pigment particles which are insoluble in the hydrocarbon carrier liquid, and binder resin comprising resin particles which are insoluble in the hydrocarbon carrier liquid; a method of making said jettable ink composition; and an indirect inkjet printing method comprising providing said jettable ink composition comprising, jetting said ink composition on a surface of an intermediate transfer member…

Fixer fluids

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9683120
The present disclosure provides fixer fluid compositions and related systems and methods. In one example, a fixer fluid can comprise a liquid vehicle, a surfactant, and a cationic polymer. The liquid vehicle can include water and co-solvent having a boiling point from 160° C. to 250° C., the co-solvent present in the fixer fluid in an amount of 1 wt % to 40 wt %. The surfactant can be present in the fixer fluid in an amount of 0.1 wt % to 10 wt %. The cationic polymer can be present in…

Roller coating

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684267
A method of preparing the surface of a roller comprising adding a coating comprising isocyanate to a ground surface of the roller. A roller comprising a ground surface, the ground surface having unreacted hydroxyl (—OH) groups on the surface of the roller and a layer of isocyanate layered over the unreacted hydroxyl (—OH) groups on the surface of the roller, the isocyanate forming a urethane bond on the surface of the roller.

Tablet computer overlay membrane

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684334
A tablet computer device comprises a overlay membrane detachably couplable to the tablet computer device to protect a display element of the tablet computer device, the overlay membrane having an integrated keyboard.

Controlling distribution of a depletable resource on a network-enabled device

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684478
A network-enabled device can operate to permit user access to the depletable resource only if information stored on the device indicates that the replenishment for the depleted resource is being obtained from an appropriate or approved source.

Option read-only memory use

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684518
Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to altered option read-only memory. A copy of an option read-only memory is stored. The copy is used during a boot process based on a determination that the option read-only memory has been altered.

Memory module including memory resistors

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684589
A computing device includes, a memory component, a memory module including memory resistors, and a virtualization module. The virtualization module intercepts communication between an application and a memory component and directs the communication to the memory module including memory resistors. The virtualization module directs communication from the memory module to the application.

Sharing video

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684728
A system and method that provides a hosted network video guide application. The guide application is provided as a service to web portals and other websites that wish to expose access to the video content available on a public network such as the Internet. The operation of the guide includes mechanisms for search application hosting and processes for content gathering. Video index information can be derived from random content owners, guide affiliates, proactively gathered public domain…

Determine authorization of a software product based on a first and second authorization item

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9684781
Embodiments disclosed herein relate to determining authorization of a software product based on a first authorization item and a second authorization item. Each authorization item may be a file or a registry key. A processor 104 may determine whether use of the software product is authorized at a particular time period by comparing a first authorization item and a second authorization item.

Updating virtual network maps

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9686099
A switch determines a path, not included in a first set of virtual networks associated with the switch. It is determined if the path can be added to an existing virtual network in the first set of virtual networks. If the path cannot be added, a new virtual network is created to include the path.

Visual representations of status

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9686159
An example device in accordance with an aspect of the present disclosure is to generate a visual representation of a status of a metric. The visual representation is to be updated according to the granularity during at least a portion of a time period. The visual representation is to depict passage of time along a first dimension, and is to separate the time period into a plurality of time blocks to be depicted as being stacked along a second dimension of the visual representation.

Color separation and printing

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9686444
The present disclosure relates to a computer implemented method for color separation for a printer, systems, and methods for printing using a printer. In some examples, the method for color separation for a printer comprises forming a color gamut for the printer in the form of a hull in a color space, the hull having vertices corresponding to Neugebauer Primaries, predicting the colorimetry in the color space of at least one Neugebauer Primary lying outside of an ink limit for the…

Determining an angle of direct path of a signal

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9686765
A signal transmitted from a mobile device is received at a device. A change in angle-of-arrival (AoA) of the signal is computed as the mobile device moves from a first location to a second location. A first distance and a second distance of the mobile from the device corresponding to the first and second locations, respectively are computed. A displacement of the mobile device from the first location to the second location is computed based on mobility information provided by a sensor of…

Device including interposer between semiconductor and substrate

Granted: June 20, 2017
Patent Number: 9686864
A device including a semiconductor, a substrate, and an interposer. The interposer is attached between the semiconductor and the substrate to absorb stresses between the semiconductor and the substrate.

Laptop computer

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: D789353

Integrated sensors

Granted: June 13, 2017
Patent Number: 9678013
Examples of integrated sensors are disclosed herein. An example of an integrated sensor includes a substrate and a sensing member formed on a surface of the substrate. The sensing member includes collapsible signal amplifying structures and an area surrounding the collapsible signal amplifying structures that enables self-positioning of droplets exposed thereto toward the collapsible signal amplifying structures.