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US-8,972,626 Content reproducing device and content reproduction control method
A content reproducing device includes: an input unit connected to a source side via a content transmission channel for transmitting a content and a control...
US-8,972,625 Electronic apparatus and host determination method
An electronic apparatus includes a plurality of interfaces and a host determination controller. To the plurality of interfaces, a plurality of host candidate...
US-8,972,548 Systems and methods for seamless host migration
Systems and methods of the present invention for maintaining network data distribution are provided. Network data may be distributed in such as manner as to...
US-8,972,503 System and method of automatic entry creation for blogs, web pages or file-sharing sites based on game events
Systems and methods are provided for at least partially automating content generation of blog entries chronicling an entity's interaction with a multiuser...
US-8,972,486 Terminal apparatus, processing system, processing method, and program
A terminal apparatus includes a communication unit, a storage unit, and a controller. The communication unit is capable of communicating with a web server and...
US-8,972,479 Methods and apparatus for online program application execution between servers
An information processing system includes a first server and a second server. The first server includes a first executing unit configured to execute an...
US-8,972,373 Customization of the appearance of a user interface
A querying system in a computer apparatus may be customized by connection of a removable storage medium device to a storage medium interface of the computer...
US-8,972,364 Defining new rules for validation of network devices
A system and method for actively validating a network device is provided. Nodes in a network game community are prompted to engage in interrogation and response...
US-8,972,302 Information service method, information service unit, recording or reproducing controlling method, and...
Unique identification information is prerecorded on a disc. The identification information is registered to a server along with user's license when he or she...
US-8,972,301 Information processing device, data processing method, and program
An information processing device includes: a local memory unit storing data including encrypted content; a memory storing data including key information to be...
US-8,972,267 Controlling audio video display device (AVDD) tuning using channel name
A television, or other device with television tuner, can be controlled to directly tune to a specific channel name, such as a broadcaster's station name, by...
US-8,972,249 Decoding apparatus and method, encoding apparatus and method, and program
The present invention relates to a decoding apparatus, a decoding method, an encoding apparatus, an encoding method, and programs that can shorten the delay...
US-8,972,186 Electronic guide system, contents server for electronic guide system, portable electronic guide device, and...
Tour guide contents stored in a tour guide apparatus carried by a user at a tour destination are provided with points of interest information and map data. This...
US-8,972,054 Robot apparatus, information providing method carried out by the robot apparatus and computer storage media
A robot apparatus, method and computer program storage device use a memory that stores cueing point information and user information to assist a user in an...
US-8,971,965 Method for operating a color display of a mobile device
A method for operating a color display of a mobile device is provided. According to the method, a usage condition of the mobile device is detected and based on...
US-8,971,939 Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus, and communication system for formatting data
A transmitting apparatus, a receiving apparatus, and a communication system are provided that allow a reduction in a frame loss due to interference caused by...
US-8,971,900 Information processing method, information processing device and communication system
Provided is an information processing method including an extraction procedure of extracting another communication service provider other than a first...
US-8,971,817 Communication apparatus and communication method, computer program, and communication system
To appropriately effect a coordination with a plurality of communication parties that perform a millimeter wave communication. Transmission and reception beams...
US-8,971,795 Display generating device, display generating method, program, and wireless communication system
A display generating device includes a display screen generator generating a display screen showing connection status between each wireless communication device...
US-8,971,692 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
An information processing device includes an API (Application Programming Interface) only for reading/writing of an offset value, which is data providing...
US-8,971,662 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
An image processing apparatus to generate a trimming image from an input image. The apparatus including a central processing unit (CPU) programmed such that...
US-8,971,651 Videolens media engine
A system, method, and computer program product for automatically analyzing multimedia data are disclosed. Embodiments receive multimedia data, detect portions...
US-8,971,633 Content retrieval to facilitate recognizing content details of a moving image
An apparatus, a content retrieval method and a program facilitate recognizing content details of a moving image by displaying a retrieval result for each of a...
US-8,971,550 Signal processing device and signal processing method
A signal processing device includes: a detection unit generating a digital detection signal corresponding to motion of a diaphragm of a speaker to output the...
US-8,971,549 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and program
The present disclosure provides a audio signal processing apparatus including, an amplitude detector configured to detect a noise start point of an audio signal...
US-8,971,355 Information processing apparatus, synchronization correction method and computer program
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a transmission unit for transmitting a query request for querying another device for a count...
US-8,971,249 Terminal device and data transmission/reception method
An application execution unit executes an application, and a communication ID acquisition unit acquires a communication identifier set for the application. When...
US-8,971,063 Grid tied inverter, system and method including a buck-boost mode
A grid tied inverter connectable to an electricity grid, the grid tied inverter comprising a DC to DC current fed push-pull converter operable to generate a...
US-8,971,035 Electronic apparatus and hard-disc holder mounted thereto
Provided is an electronic apparatus capable of reducing dependence of a connection state between a hard disc device and a connector on degree of fastening of a...
US-8,970,791 Circuit board
Provided a circuit board including an input terminal to which a high-frequency signal is input, a high-frequency amplifier for amplifying the high-frequency...
US-8,970,786 Ambient light effects based on video via home automation
A system for controlling ambient light effects comprises a receiving device including at least one processor programmed to parse incoming video content to...
US-8,970,784 Driving apparatus, driving method, and program
There is provided a driving apparatus which includes an acquisition section which acquires a parameter for driving an imaging element, which receives an optical...
US-8,970,765 Image processing device, image processing method and program
An image processing device may include a control unit. The control unit may be operable, in a first mode, to control display on a display screen of a...
US-8,970,753 Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel section wherein pixels including photoelectric conversion devices are arranged in a matrix; and a pixel driving...
US-8,970,750 Image outputting apparatus, image outputting method, image processing apparatus, image processing method,...
An image outputting apparatus includes a header production section for producing a header including header information formed from first and second frame...
US-8,970,735 Capturing device, capturing system, and capturing method
A capturing device includes: an image sensor generating an image signal; a storage unit setting a second region in a first region; a timing adjusting unit...
US-8,970,734 Imaging apparatus having temporary recording mode and direct recording mode
An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging device acquiring a captured image on a subject; a display section; setting means for setting whether to make effective...
US-8,970,727 Image processing apparatus, image taking apparatus, image processing method and image processing program having...
Disclosed herein is an image processing apparatus including a synthesizing processing section configured to synthesize a plurality of images taken at different...
US-8,970,707 Compensating for blooming of a shape in an image
A number of brightness samples are taken outside a shape to compensate for blooming of the shape in an image generated by a digital camera. The brightness of...
US-8,970,705 Graphical power meter for consumer televisions
A graphical power meter involving a device for measuring, in real time, an internal power consumption value corresponding to power being consumed by an...
US-8,970,695 Image processing device, image processing system, camera device, image processing method, and program
An image processing device includes: a detecting section configured to detect a plurality of objects by type from one input image; a generating section...
US-8,970,634 Operation control device, operation control method and computer program
An operation control device includes a contact detection unit for detecting contact of an operation body with a display surface of a display unit on which...
US-8,970,630 Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program
An information processing device includes: an operation recognition part that recognizes a user operation for a display screen of a display unit; a...
US-8,970,624 Entertainment device, system, and method
An entertainment device comprises an image receiver operable to receive, from a video camera, images captured therefrom, and display logic for displaying the...
US-8,970,620 Position information providing device, position information providing method, position information providing...
A position information providing device includes a display control portion which controls, based on sound position information showing sound data transmission...
US-8,970,606 Facilitating use of multiple graphics chips
An information processing apparatus includes a first graphics chip having a first drawing processing capacity and being capable of producing a first image...
US-8,970,563 Display panel module, semiconductor integrated circuit, driving method of pixel array section, and electronic...
A display panel module includes: a pixel array section in which a sub-pixel formed by a self-luminous element of a current-driven type and a pixel circuit...
US-8,970,520 Display device and electronic unit
A display device includes: a first substrate having a light extraction plane; a plurality of first electrodes; an organic electroluminescence layer; a second...
US-8,970,491 Computer system, computer system control method, program, and information storage medium
To prevent a user from sensing change in feeling of operation of a pointing device. There is provided a computer system control method for controlling a...
US-8,970,488 Operation input device and method, program, and electronic apparatus
An operation input device includes: angular velocity detecting means for detecting an angular velocity; relative velocity detecting means for contactlessly...
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