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US-8,589,982 Video searching using TV and user interfaces therefor
Using a TV, a viewer watching broadcast TV or Internet video content on a display can select a "Video Search" application indicating viewer desire to obtain...
US-8,589,972 Information processing device, video playback method, program, and video playback system
A video playback system includes a video distribution server and at least one information processing device. The video distribution server includes a video...
US-8,589,961 Disc changer for diverse recording media
A disc changer includes: a disc cartridge having a case body in which a plurality of disc-shaped recording media are storable by being arrayed in the axial...
US-8,589,943 Multi-threaded processing with reduced context switching
Multi-threaded processing with reduced context switching is disclosed. Context switches may be avoided through the use of pre-emption notification, a...
US-8,589,905 Game device and information processing apparatus
A version file retrieving unit of a game device retrieves via a network a version file including version information identifying an OS recommended for the...
US-8,589,816 CE device for home energy management
A CE device employs user interfaces to allow a user to define energy management rules within the user's premises, visualize energy use in the home and in...
US-8,589,781 Information processing device, information processing method, program, and information processing system
In a case where a link to jump to a destination page is included within a source page, when movement information indicating that the link is moved to a...
US-8,589,699 Storage media device and recording apparatus
A storage media device includes a user-data storage section that is capable of storing encrypted user data; a key-information storage section that is capable of...
US-8,589,586 Method and apparatus for managing transmission of TCP data segments
A communication device that transmits data segments over an interface, wherein the communication device comprises transmission management logic. After receipt...
US-8,589,551 Multiprocessor computer and network computing system processing use and provision of hardware resource via a...
In distributed processing on a network, improvement of resource management and high efficiency of task scheduling are becoming the goals that need to be...
US-8,589,546 Network management in a media network environment
Methods and apparatus for managing devices and content in a network environment. In one implementation, a method of adding a client as a member of a hub network...
US-8,589,506 Information distributing system, information processing terminal device, information center, and information...
The invention relates to an information distributing system for distributing data to at least one information processing terminal device from an information...
US-8,589,485 Graphical user interface apparatus and connection method in two-way communication system
A GUI (graphical user interface) apparatus for connecting with a location of a participant by a two-way communication system such as a video conference system....
US-8,589,480 Automatic performance and capacity measurement for networked servers
Measuring performance and capacity of a networked server, the method including: initializing each client machine of a cluster of client machines with a fixed...
US-8,589,476 Method and apparatus for providing a customized selection of audio content over the internet
A method an apparatus is provided for providing selected media files, which are chosen from among a plurality of media files, to a user over a packet-switched...
US-8,589,305 Tracking activation of licensable component in audio video device by unique product identification
An audio-video display device (AVDD) includes a licensable component providing a licensable function. The licensable function is available to present data on...
US-8,588,994 On-vehicle device
An on-vehicle device with a storage unit that includes a transfer unit that transfers data stored in the storage unit to another on-vehicle device of equal...
US-8,588,979 Enhancements to mechanical robot
A mechanical robot can have a GPS receiver for localization, to enable it to navigate and/or perform location-specific functions. Also, the robot can be caused...
US-8,588,969 Enhancements to mechanical robot
A mechanical robot senses smoke or CO or other indication of air quality and alarms when air quality falls below a threshold.
US-8,588,945 Reproduction apparatus, reproduction method and reproduction program
Disclosed herein is a reproduction apparatus for reproducing audio data. The apparatus includes: an analysis section configured to start an analysis of...
US-8,588,829 Transmission power control method, communication device and program
There is provided a method for controlling a transmission power in a second communication service making secondary usage of a spectrum assigned to a first...
US-8,588,825 Text enhancement
A method including receiving text authored by a user to create a text message; interpreting a meaning of the text; determining a mood of the user; obtaining...
US-8,588,722 Radio communication control device to dynamically handle calls in high traffic
A radio communication control device accepts a call-up from a radio communication terminal and includes a unit configured to detect the degree of jamming in a...
US-8,588,691 Information processing apparatus, and method and information processing system
An information processing apparatus includes a first communication unit that receives management data including at least identification information of content...
US-8,588,678 Control method, control apparatus, data receiving and recording method, data receiver and receiving method
A data receiving and recording method and data receiver are provided for receiving data coded by a predetermined method and copyright information attached to...
US-8,588,591 Reproducing apparatus and reproducing method
A reproducing apparatus includes: a storing unit in which data is accumulated; a readout control unit that controls readout of the data from the storing unit; a...
US-8,588,554 Interpolation
A method of pixel interpolation in which a two-dimensional digital filter is arranged so as to interpolate an output pixel from a two-dimensional array of input...
US-8,588,550 Virtual level for a digital camera
A method of and apparatus for generating a reference line or a virtual level enables tilt correction of an image. A user is able to utilize the reference line...
US-8,588,544 Method and system for reducing ringing artifacts of image deconvolution
The present invention relates to a method for reducing ringing artifacts of image deconvolution. A deconvolution is applied to the original blurred image and...
US-8,588,543 Apparatus, method and program for filtering data signals using low-frequency and compensating filters
A signal processing apparatus includes: a first low-pass filter filtering a data signal; and a convolving section convolving low frequency components of the...
US-8,588,538 Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus includes the following elements. A specifying unit specifies a blank region of an image of image data by using coefficient data...
US-8,588,518 Superpixel-boosted top-down image recognition methods and systems
Systems and methods for implementing a superpixel boosted top-down image recognition framework are provided. The framework utilizes superpixels comprising...
US-8,588,475 Image processing apparatus and image processing method for indicating movement information
An image processing apparatus including: a representative image creating section which creates a representative image on the basis of images of respective...
US-8,588,469 Image processing method, recording medium carrying image processing program, and image processing apparatus
An image processing method includes the steps of extracting edges from each of a plurality of original images, thereby obtaining edge images; extracting...
US-8,588,458 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes: a pixel selecting unit that selects pixel values which are provided at each of pixel positions in input images that are...
US-8,588,456 Acoustic conversion device
An acoustic conversion device includes: a driving unit including a pair of magnets disposed so as to face each other, a yoke to which the pair of magnets are...
US-8,588,314 Communication device and method for detecting broadcast wave to be performed by communication device
A communication device includes a data communication unit that sends a communication signal, which is obtained by at least modulating transmission data, to a...
US-8,588,265 Semiconductor laser element and manufacturing method of the same
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor laser element including: on a substrate, a laser structure section configured to include a semiconductor laminated structure...
US-8,588,264 Method of driving a laser diode
An ultrashort pulse/ultra-high power laser diode with a simple structure and configuration is provided. In a method of driving a laser diode, the laser diode is...
US-8,588,098 Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus, communication system, and processing method used in reception...
The present invention relates to a transmission apparatus, a reception apparatus, a communication system, and a processing method used in the reception...
US-8,588,042 Recording-and-reproducing apparatus and content-managing method
A recording-and-reproducing apparatus for managing content data recorded on a removable recording medium includes: a device configured to acquire reproduction...
US-8,587,986 Variable-resistance memory device and its driving method
A variable-resistance memory device includes: a memory cell including a memory element being variable in resistance in accordance with a polarity of an...
US-8,587,886 Lens drive device, lens module, and image pickup device
Provided are a lens drive device capable of moving with good accuracy a lens in the direction of an optical axis thereof, and a lens module and an image pickup...
US-8,587,884 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus includes a first lens barrel, a second lens barrel disposed side by side with the first lens barrel in a direction perpendicular to an...
US-8,587,778 Light irradiation apparatus, component image pickup apparatus, and component mounting apparatus
A light irradiation apparatus capable of irradiating, while a component having a first side is held on the first side by a holding body of a component mounting...
US-8,587,737 Display device
A display device includes: a display section including display pixels; and a liquid crystal barrier section including barrier regions. Each of the barrier...
US-8,587,735 Stereoscopic glasses
A pair of stereoscopic glasses includes a pair of left and right stereoscopic rims connected to each other and respectively holding stereoscopic optical...
US-8,587,732 Projection display apparatus which enables a selected image inverting process to be performed to facilitate...
The present invention provides a projection display apparatus realizing improved operability at the time of registration adjustment irrespective of a use...
US-8,587,729 Receiver
The present invention relates to a receiver capable of reducing influence of disturbance waves and capable of receiving analog and digital broadcast signals...
US-8,587,728 System and method for using partial interpolation to undertake 3D gamma adjustment of microdisplay having...
In a microdisplay TV with dynamic iris control, interpolation is used to undertake 3D gamma adjustment of the display for intermediate brightness levels.
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