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Ink ribbon cartridge
An ink ribbon cartridge includes: a supply spool which has at one end portion a driving hole, with which a driving shaft of a printer apparatus is engaged; a...
Short-range wireless communication apparatus and cellular phone terminal
There is provided a short-range wireless communication apparatus and a cellular phone terminal that can surely and immediately notify a user of the optimum...
Pixel circuit and display apparatus
Disclosed herein is a pixel circuit that includes a correcting section configured to correct the input voltage sampled in the pixel capacitance in order to...
Control apparatus, content transmission system and content transmission
Disclosed herein is a control apparatus for accepting a request for transmission of a content from a content transmission apparatus to the control apparatus and...
Method and apparatus for navigating video content
Methods and apparatus for navigating video content. Digital markers may be placed at desired locations within recorded or cached video content. In one...
Higher speed high definition television (HDTV) channel and external input
A high definition television (HDTV) is capable of displaying one or more streams. Typical stream changing is accomplished by freshly determining the stream...
Dynamic insertion of cinematic stage props in program content
Dynamically replaceable assets are inserted in program content and may be used for the insertion of cinematic stage props therein. Such assets can be used for...
Audiovisual user interface based on learned user preferences
A method and apparatus for providing an audiovisual user interface based on learned user preferences is described. In one implementation, the method involves...
Information processing device, method of processing information, and
An information processing device for providing a program selected on the basis of a predetermined theme among recorded programs and programs to be received to a...
Menu bar providing method and information browsing screen configuration
file creation program
It is an object of the present invention to enable displaying of a desired Web page and also displaying of a Web page including a menu bar without first...
User-friendly display of data
A display apparatus for displaying accumulated data items includes obtaining means for obtaining a plurality of data items accumulated, classifying means for...
Authenticating method for short-distance radio devices and a
short-distance radio device
The invention provides a method for making mutual authentication between short-distance radio devices automatically or after confirmation by users, and a...
Information processing apparatus and method, program, and information
An information processing apparatus includes a creating block configured to create relating information for relating each of one or more news gathering...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program
for recognizing behavior
There is provided an information processing apparatus including: a sensor data generator sensing a user behavior and generating sensor data corresponding to the...
Markovian-sequence generator and new methods of generating Markovian
A new type of Markovian sequence generator and generation method generates a Markovian sequence having controllable properties, notably properties that satisfy...
Apparatus and method for encoding and decoding of audio data using a
rounding off unit which eliminates...
A method and apparatus for encoding audio data and a method and apparatus for decoding audio data, which can generate and decode, respectively, scalable...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and
An apparatus, method and program for performing a speech recognition process utilizing contextual information that comprises an estimation of the intention of...
Method and apparatus for extracting prosodic feature of speech signal
The present invention discloses a method and an apparatus for extracting a prosodic feature of a speech signal, the method including: dividing the speech signal...
Electric vehicle, management apparatus, and drive management method
There is provided an electric vehicle including a battery that stores power, a connection unit that is to be connected a charger that communicates with a...
Auricle-installed device and bio-signal measurement apparatus
Disclosed herein is an auricle-installed device including, a reference electrode to be placed on the ear lobe, a detection electrode to be placed on a surface...
Image apparatus, imaging method and program
An imaging apparatus includes: a supplying section configured to supply a driving command for driving at least a portion of a lens in a specific direction to a...
Zoom tracking controller, compound-eye imaging apparatus, and method of
control by zoom tracking controller
A zoom tracking controller includes a lens position acquiring unit that acquires the positions of a first zoom lens and a first focus lens, a cam curve storage...
Editing apparatus and editing method
An editing apparatus for video data creates a bridge file for connecting a first file and a second file to be edited based on designation of an IN point of the...
Information processing apparatus and method for controlling input and
output operations on a buffer
An information processing apparatus includes bank overflow flag confirming means for confirming whether a bank overflow flag is set, the bank overflow flag...
Video recording apparatus, video recording method, and recording medium
A video recording apparatus optimally records partial images made up of a partial area from an original image and containing a feature point such as person's...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processor includes a main image statistical information generator that detects a parallax of each predetermined unit of a 3D main image from main image...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and imaging
An apparatus for evaluating the quality of an input image is disclosed. The apparatus may include a composition pattern selection unit configured to select a...
There is provided a headphone including a headband having flexibility; a slider having flexibility with the headband attached at one end, and a headphone unit...
System and method for scrambling wireless signals using a secure time
According to one embodiment, the invention is directed to a method for securing communications with an electronic device. The method comprises obtaining a...
Recording medium, method for manufacturing the same and apparatus for
reproducing the same
There is disclosed a method for generating data for a recording medium. The method includes receiving original content data representing a plurality of still...
Antenna measurement system and method
The present invention relates to an antenna measurement system and a corresponding method for measuring parameters of the transfer function of an antenna...
Power amplification apparatus, OFDM modulation apparatus, wireless
transmission apparatus, and distortion...
A power amplification apparatus that performs an inverse fast Fourier transformation on data allocated to a plurality of sub-carriers, converts time-domain data...
User interface system, scene description generating device and method,
scene description converting device and...
A user interface system comprises a server having a scene description converting device for converting scene description containing input user interaction into...
Image processing method and image information coding apparatus using the
An image information coding method for performing a motion vector search based on hierarchical search in an image compression information device adapted to...
NAT traversal for mobile network devices
Traversal of a Network Address Translator (NAT) can be facilitated for a mobile device configured to communicate with one or more other devices over a network...
Communication device and communication method
A communication device has a first communication section that supports a first communication mode having a low communication rate and a second communication...
Multilayer optical recording medium
An optical recording medium is provided. The optical recording medium includes a multilayer including an N (N.ltoreq.5) number of interfaces capable of...
Method of, and apparatus for, recording address information to disc medium
In step S1, the address generator generates address information composed of a sync signal which is recorded on an optical disc, address data and an error...
Storage element and storage device
A storage element includes a storage layer that stores information on the basis of a magnetization state of a magnetic material; a fixed magnetization layer...
An electronic apparatus includes a keyboard unit, a first circuit board, and a first electronic component. The keyboard unit includes a plate that includes a...
Position determining member to align a magnetic tape cartridge in a
magnetic recording and reproducing apparatus
A magnetic tape cartridge includes a cartridge case, a pair of cylindrical hubs rotatably provided in the cartridge case, and a magnetic tape laid between the...
Image recording medium, hologram replicating device and hologram
An image recording medium in which a refractive index modulation is recorded in a material in a layer such that, when the hologram recording medium is...
Apparatus, method and program for reducing deterioration of processing
performance when graduation correction...
An image signal processing apparatus includes the following elements. A control unit determines a gradation correction characteristic representing a conversion...
Video data processing apparatus and contrast correcting method
A video data processing apparatus includes: a contrast correction calculating section correcting the contrast of input luminance data by performing a...
Communication system, communication method, video output apparatus and
video input apparatus
A communication system may includes a source device to output video contents and a sink device to input the video contents, connected to the source device using...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and
information processing program
An information processing apparatus that has a frame buffer that stores an input video signal, that loads a video signal at an asynchronous timing with the...
Blur difference estimation using multi-kernel convolution
An apparatus and method for rapidly and accurately determining blur differences between captured images. Blur change is modeled as a point spread function from...
Solid-state imaging apparatus and camera using the same
At least a solid-state imaging device and one or a plurality of bare ICs that are disposed on the back face or on the back face side of the solid-state imaging...
Solid-state imaging device having a buried photodiode and a buried
floating diffusion positioned for improved...
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel including a buried photodiode formed inside a substrate, a buried floating diffusion formed at a depth equal to...