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Semiconductor device and semiconductor device manufacturing method
A method for making a semiconductor device including: element isolation regions formed in a state of being buried in a semiconductor substrate such that an...
A cutting apparatus includes a base frame, a pair of holder assemblies, an overhead frame, a cutter assembly and a controller. The pair of holder assemblies are...
Mobile device with illumination
A mobile device is provided comprising a light guide modified at a plurality of locations to let light guided in the light guide at least partially escape....
Liquid discharge apparatus and liquid discharge method
A liquid discharge apparatus includes a liquid discharge head (120) having ink discharge nozzles (203) for discharging droplets of inks, and a head controller...
Mounting method using dilatancy fluid
Even pressure is applied to a mounting target, even in a case where electronic components having different heights from each other are attempted to be mounted...
Predictive frame dropping to enhance quality of service in streaming data
Methods and apparatus for optimizing quality of streaming data transmitted between a first node and a second node over a network, the streaming data including...
Metadata from image recognition
A method of acquiring data associated with a television program consistent with certain embodiments involves acquiring information that identifies a currently...
Non-real time services
In certain embodiments, a digital television broadcast method involves generating a digital television signal having one or more transport streams; where data...
Command description scheme providing for dynamic update of instance
documents and their associated schema
The present invention provides a method and system for dynamically updating descriptions of AV content, such as MPEG-7 content descriptions. One embodiment...
Non-real time services
In certain embodiments, a digital television receiving method that receives non-real time (NRT) content involves receiving a transport stream containing an...
Asset management system and asset management method
A program preparation and distribution system, in which metadata indicating variable information is generated from project to project, from medium to medium,...
Random image selection without viewing duplication
Particular embodiments generally relate to randomly displaying images on a display device. In one embodiment, a list of images for display on a display device,...
Routing of content, including: receiving a request to access a content item from a device; determining at least one of status, location, and format of the...
Method and system of manipulating data based on user-feedback
A method and system for providing content data to a user that includes providing a sample that is previewed by the user. The content data includes e-books,...
Internet strawman and user interface therefor
A system and method for implementing an intermediary to preserve user privacy and anonymity in electronic transactions. In one embodiment, a computer...
Content reproduction apparatus, content delivery apparatus, content
delivery system, and method for generating...
Metadata for a content delivered from a content server is generated while suppressing an increase in the network traffic. A content delivery system includes a...
Communication system, computer program execution device, recording medium,
computer program, program...
The communication system comprises a first access processing, which accesses a server via a network, receives program information files transmitted from said...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and
An information processing apparatus which may include basic-file management means for managing a file stored in a storage medium by utilizing basic-file...
Digital rights management dongle
A dongle for digital rights management protection, in accordance with one embodiment of the present technology, includes a digital right management engine and...
Data distribution system and method of same, data processing apparatus and
method of same, and data recording...
A data distribution system and method suitably performing various processing such as suitable distribution of data, control of copying, conversion of signals,...
GPS-based CE device wireless access point mapping
A CE device can incorporate a GPS receiver and can be moved around a building with wireless access point (AP) signal strengths recorded at various locations....
Magnetic sheet, method for producing the magnetic sheet, antenna, and
portable communication device
The present invention provides a magnetic sheet with improved resistance to folding while maintaining good magnetic characteristics and reliability; a method...
Communication apparatus and communication system
Remote control data is securely transmitted to a device under control. A remote control device transmits an acknowledge request for A ch to the device under...
Wireless connection for data devices
A method and a system are provided for wirelessly connecting two data devices. A user intending to connect the devices issues a connect activation command and...
Camera module and imaging apparatus
A camera module includes a barrel, a movable lens movable in the barrel in an optical axis direction, an imaging device that captures an image of a subject...
Lens barrel, camera module, and imaging apparatus
A lens barrel includes: a lens holding member that holds a lens; a drive coil attached to an outer peripheral portion of the lens holding member; a magnet...
Content reproduction device and method, recording medium, and program
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for content reproduction, a recording medium, and a program that make it possible to edit taken...
Method and system for scaling content for playback with variable duration
Adjusting the duration of first content having a plurality of segments including: identifying at least one segment of the first content; deleting the at least...
Apparatus, method, and computer program for processing information
An information processing apparatus includes an encoding and decoding unit for performing a data conversion process by decoding encoded still image data...
Information processing apparatus and method, and program
An information processing apparatus may include the following elements: an image information obtaining unit which obtains image information having at least...
Image display control device, image display method, and information
To provide an image display control device capable of displaying a process for switching images in a manner readily recognizable by an observer when...
Gradation converting device, gradation converting method, and computer
A gradation converting device that converts gradation of an image includes: a dither unit that applies dither to the image by adding random noise to a pixel...
Generating full color images by demosaicing noise removed pixels from
A method and apparatus to remove color noise included in raw data while effectively preventing image quality degradation. For interest pixels serially set onto...
Apparatus and method for determining line-of-sight direction in a face
image and controlling camera operations...
An information processing apparatus includes a face detecting unit that detects a face area included in image data, a face-component detecting unit that detects...
Peripheral device having light emitting objects for interfacing with a
computer gaming system claim of priority
A peripheral device for communicating with a computer gaming system having an image capture device associated therewith is provided. The image capture device is...
Image processing apparatus, image capturing apparatus, image processing
method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes an image clipping unit, a feature extracting unit, a candidate identifying unit, and a detecting unit. The image clipping...
System, apparatus, method and program for controlling output
An output control system includes a plurality of output control apparatuses, the output control apparatuses controlling audio signals supplied to respective...
Information processing apparatus processing notification sound and
audio-based contents, and information...
In a user terminal, a reproducing unit reads out from a music file memory unit a music file selected and input by a user and reproduces the music file. In a...
Frequency band extending apparatus, frequency band extending method,
player apparatus, playing method, program...
A player apparatus for playing an input signal after band-extending the input signal includes: an extension controller to determine an extension start band for...
Earphone with controllable leakage of surrounding sound and device
The invention relates to an earphone (1) with leakage control, which can be switched between states with and without leakage to adapt the earphone to different...
Cryptographic processing apparatus, algorithm constructing method,
processing method, and computer program...
To realize an extended-Feistel-type common-key block-cipher process configuration for realizing a diffusion-matrix switching mechanism (DSM). In a cryptographic...
Communications device and communications method
A communications device 100, which performs data communication, includes an AC cycle sensor 30 which is connected to a power line 106 supplied with an a.c....
Transmitting apparatus and method, and receiving apparatus and method
A method of transmitting data symbols via Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols, that includes forming data symbols into pairs, generating a...
System and method of video data encoding with minimum baseband data
Just-in-time up-conversion utilizes frame tagging, and optionally pixel tagging, to minimize the data bandwidth required to drive a display. According to this...