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Method and system for restricted biometric access to content of packaged
A system, method, and user device for restricting access to the content of media over a network. Biometric information is collected and compared against...
HDMI switching technology for the coupling of consumer electronic control
and/or non-consumer electronic...
A switching module, system and method facilitate communications between one or more non-CEC enabled devices and a television of an audio/visual (A/V) system....
Disk drive apparatus and electronic appliance
A disk drive apparatus includes: a disk table on which a disk recording medium inserted into a disk insertion port for loading is mounted; an eject lever...
Apparatus, method, and computer program for setting and updating a
relationship between a logical processor and...
An information processing apparatus includes a control operating system executing a process for allocating a plurality of logical processors to a physical...
Image display controlling apparatus, image display controlling method, and
An image display controlling apparatus, including an image-data maintaining section for maintaining a plurality of image data, a link management section for...
A storage device, enabling elimination of redundant write operations of non-selected data and enabling optimization of arrangement of pages to a state efficient...
Distribution system and distribution method
A portable terminal apparatus including an individual identification acquiring device and a unit for transmitting individual identification information. A...
Battery pack and detection method
A battery pack includes: a plurality of batteries; a detection section to measure a voltage of each of the plurality of batteries to obtain a voltage variation...
Mobile transcoding architecture
A method and system for transcoding for a mobile device. The method includes accepting a master file, processing the master file with steps laid out in a...
Proactive application communications
A device may include a contact information database and a processor. The processor may interact with a participant in a session with an application, obtain...
Amplifying circuit, semiconductor integrated circuit, wireless
transmission system, and communication apparatus
An amplifying circuit includes: an amplifying cell portion configured by cascade-connecting a plurality stage of amplifying cells each including a pair of...
Wireless link status presentation for wireless displays
A deviation from an expected wireless link status between a wireless display device and a local wireless media transmission device is detected via the wireless...
Program recording reservation system, recording apparatus, and controller
A program recording reservation system includes a recording apparatus including a recorder for recording broadcast programs; and a remote controller for setting...
Video material management apparatus and method, recording medium as well
The apparatus displays a GUI screen that includes an image display section, and a time-position information display section for displaying time-position...
Information processing apparatus, disk, information processing method, and
An information processing apparatus includes a data processing unit that verifies data recorded on a disk and reproduces content recorded on the disk if a...
Recording apparatus, recording method, recording medium, and recording
A control unit of a recording apparatus determines a transfer mode of content data by an external device, re-encodes the content data by a re-encoding unit and...
Data processing method, data processing device, information recording
medium, and computer program
There is provided an apparatus and a method for generating record data, guaranteeing seamless playback even in a case of occurrence of a jump. In a multilayer...
Image-capture device, image-capture method, and image-capture program
An image-capture device includes: an image-capture section that captures an image of a subject; a detector that detects a portion of the subject, the portion...
Information processing apparatus
Audio data is prevented from not synchronizing with video data when splicing. A first GOP of a video stream of a second program is spliced to a last GOP of a...
Method for highly accurate estimation of motion using phase correlation
An image alignment method includes computationally efficient methods of achieving high-accuracy local motion estimates by using phase correlation. The method...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a pre-combination processing unit configured to perform a pre-combination process so that a plurality of frames of image...
Method for improving the performance of embedded graphics coding
Embedded Graphics Coding (EGC) is used to encode images with sparse histograms. In EGC, an image is divided into blocks of pixels. For each block, the pixels...
Information processing apparatus and information processing method
Methods and apparatuses for detecting a plurality of pixels of interest within an image and identifying luminance values corresponding to a predetermined...
Information processing apparatus and method for detecting associated
information from time-sequential information
An information processing apparatus detects, from time-sequential information continuously supplied for a given period of time, associated information regarding...
White balance adjustment
A portable electronic communication device includes an image memory that stores an image in its original colors; a display that presents the image, in its...
Clock data recovery circuit and multiplied-frequency clock generation
Disclosed herein is a clock data recovery circuit including: a first phase detector; a loop filter; a charge pump; a voltage-controlled oscillator; a second...
Information encoding apparatus and method, information searching apparatus
and method, information searching...
An information searching system includes an encoding apparatus and a searching apparatus. The encoding apparatus inputs information to be stored, encodes the...
Video-signal processing apparatus, video-signal processing method, and
video-signal processing system
A video-signal processing apparatus includes a video-signal input unit to which a video signal including multiple images arranged in a time sequential manner is...
Method for wireless data transfer
A method for wireless data transfer between first and second multimedia devices connected via a wireless connection operated according to a first wireless...
Recording apparatus and control method
A recording apparatus for performing information recording using formation of marks by focusing a first light with an objective lens at a given position in a...
A circuit board includes balls as electrodes in a grid, a power supply wiring pattern area connected to power supply terminals of an integrated circuit mounted...
Recording medium and apparatus for protecting copyrighted digital data
Copying, dubbing or reproducing copyrighted digital data can be inhibited or restricted to properly protect a copyright. AV data recorded on a pre-recorded tape...
Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side: first, second and third lens groups having a negative refractive power, a positive...
Program delivery apparatus and operation button function assigning method
A program delivery apparatus including a program delivery control section configured to control program delivery based on a program delivery program made up of...
Delay matching in audio/video systems
An audio/video system comprises an audio signal processing path having an audio path delay and a video signal processing path having a video path delay. The...
Method and unit to process an image signal involving frame rate conversion
to improve image quality
An image signal processing unit includes a frame rate conversion circuit performing double frame rate conversion on an input image signal from a first frame...
Electronic device with low battery warning
A video camera includes a processor that is operable to obtain a capacity value of a battery by communicating over a communications line with a battery pack...
Solid state image sensing device having logarithmic signal output when
image sensor is saturated
A solid-state image sensing apparatus with a wide dynamic range, and a high performance, and further, a small size, and a low cost and its driving method are...
Duty correction circuit, delay locked loop circuit, column A/D converter,
solid-state imaging device and camera...
A duty correction circuit includes: a C-element including a first input and a second input; and an inverter connected to the second input of the C-element,...
Solid-state imaging element, method for driving the same, and camera
Since the great number of elements constituting a unit pixel having an amplification function would hinder reduction of pixel size, unit pixel n,m arranged in a...
Solid state imaging device, driving method of the solid state imaging
device, and electronic equipment
A solid state imaging device includes: multiple unit pixels including a photoelectric converter generating electrical charge in accordance with incident light...
Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array section having an effective pixel region formed by a plurality of pixels which are disposed in the form of...
Imaging apparatus and method, information processing apparatus and method,
and recording medium storing a...
An imaging apparatus acquires and displays an image of a subject such that a target subject remains displayed on a monitor even after performing an area zoom...
Shake correction device, shake correction method, and imaging apparatus
A shake correction device includes a shake detection unit detecting shake so as to generate a shake detection signal, a driving unit displacing a relative...
Optimal raw RGB determination for color calibration
Improving color calibration, and similar operations, by generating an optimal raw RGB color chart, in the raw RGB domain, for an imaging device with a given...
Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus and a method for generating a three dimensional representation of a scene, which includes a plurality of objects disposed on a...
Preventing interference between primary and secondary content in a
A method of positioning primary and secondary images on a stereoscopic display device involves ascertaining a perceived depth of the primary image and the...
Display control apparatus and display control method
A display control apparatus and method is disclosed wherein the amount of use of a memory to be used to store an image to be displayed can be reduced. The...
Display panel module and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a self-light-emission-type display panel module including: a pixel array section including pixel areas laid out to form a 2-dimensional...
Power consumption detection apparatus, power consumption control apparatus
image processing apparatus,...
Disclosed herein is a power consumption detection apparatus including: a line current calculation section configured to calculate, based on an image signal, a...