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US-8,287,169 Backlight and displaying/imaging apparatus
The present invention provides a backlight capable of suppressing loss of light from an invisible light source and a displaying/imaging apparatus using the...
US-8,287,159 Reflector, display device, and method of manufacturing the same
A reflector capable of suppressing contrast reduction caused by retro-reflection of outside light, a display device having the same, and a method of...
US-D669,108 Video camera
US-D669,107 Binoculars
US-D669,057 Earphone
US-RE43,751 Browser system having simplified URL address registering method
.[.The present invention relates to a browser apparatus for browsing a variety of homepages supplied from servers over e.g. the Internet. In the browser...
US-8,286,256 Method and system for restricted biometric access to content of packaged media
A system, method, and user device for restricting access to the content of media over a network. Biometric information is collected and compared against...
US-8,286,210 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....
US-8,286,200 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...
US-8,286,161 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...
US-8,286,091 Image display controlling apparatus, image display controlling method, and program
An image display controlling apparatus, including an image-data maintaining section for maintaining a plurality of image data, a link management section for...
US-8,285,916 Storage device
A storage device, enabling elimination of redundant write operations of non-selected data and enabling optimization of arrangement of pages to a state efficient...
US-8,285,783 Distribution system and distribution method
A portable terminal apparatus including an individual identification acquiring device and a unit for transmitting individual identification information. A...
US-8,285,501 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...
US-8,285,403 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...
US-8,285,317 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...
US-8,285,230 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...
US-8,285,223 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...
US-8,285,123 Program recording reservation system, recording apparatus, and controller apparatus
A program recording reservation system includes a recording apparatus including a recorder for recording broadcast programs; and a remote controller for setting...
US-8,285,120 Video material management apparatus and method, recording medium as well as program
The apparatus displays a GUI screen that includes an image display section, and a time-position information display section for displaying time-position...
US-8,285,117 Information processing apparatus, disk, information processing method, and program
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...
US-8,285,116 Recording apparatus, recording method, recording medium, and recording system
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...
US-8,285,110 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...
US-8,285,108 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...
US-8,285,106 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...
US-8,285,079 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...
US-8,285,075 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...
US-8,285,062 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...
US-8,285,054 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...
US-8,285,051 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...
US-8,285,038 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...
US-8,284,887 Clock data recovery circuit and multiplied-frequency clock generation circuit
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...
US-8,284,843 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...
US-8,284,834 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...
US-8,284,797 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...
US-8,284,643 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...
US-8,284,564 Circuit board
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...
US-8,284,512 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...
US-8,284,499 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...
US-8,284,320 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...
US-8,284,310 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...
US-8,284,306 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...
US-8,284,302 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...
US-8,284,286 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...
US-8,284,285 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,...
US-8,284,284 Solid-state imaging element, method for driving the same, and camera system
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...
US-8,284,282 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...
US-8,284,277 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...
US-8,284,268 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...
US-8,284,262 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...
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