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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...
Inverter circuit and display device
An inverter circuit including: first to third transistors; first and second switches; and a first capacitive element. The first and second transistors are...
Inverter circuit and display device
An inverter circuit includes: first and second transistors connected between first and second voltage lines; a fifth transistor having a drain connected to a...
Display panel module and electronic apparatus
A self-light-emission-type display panel module employs: a pixel array section including pixel areas laid out to form a two dimensional matrix in a display area...
Display device and luminance control method therefor
Disclosed herein is a display device having an insulating substrate, an effective pixel area formed on the insulating substrate and having at least pixels...
Information display apparatus with proximity detection performance and
information display method using the same
An information display apparatus with proximity detection performance contains a display device that displays image information, a sensor constituted of plural...
Display apparatus and electronic instrument
A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel circuits; and a signal supply circuit which supplies any one of a potential of a video signal, an extinction...
Self-luminous display device and driving method of the same
A self-luminous display device includes: pixel circuits; and a drive signal generating circuit, wherein each of the pixel circuits includes a light-emitting...
A portable device includes a case configuring the body of the portable device and a fuel cell system included in the case and having air inlets formed in the...
Solid-state imaging device and method of manufacturing solid-state imaging
A solid state imaging device having a back-illuminated type structure in which a lens is formed on the back side of a silicon layer with a light-receiving...
Laser processing apparatus and laser processing method, debris collection
mechanism and debris collection...
A laser processing apparatus is provided for patterning with laser light a resin film or a metal film formed on a substrate. The apparatus includes a laser...
Scheme for providing audio effects for a musical instrument and for
controlling images with same
A method for use with a musical instrument includes receiving a signal representative of a sound produced by the musical instrument, receiving a selection of an...
Manufacturing method of thin film transistor and thin film transistor, and
A manufacturing method of a thin film transistor made of a stack of an organic semiconductor layer, a gate insulating film and a gate electrode in this order on...
Optical recording medium
Disclosed herein is an optical recording medium, including: a substrate; and an information recording layer formed on the substrate, an information signal being...
Network system, message processing method, service server, direct access
management server, network home...
A network system includes a terminal apparatus, a network home appliance, a service server that provides the terminal apparatus with a service for controlling...
Information processing apparatus and method, and program
In the present invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus for recommending contents. The information processing apparatus may include...
Mechanism to load disc from cartridge to recording apparatus
A disc loading mechanism transporting a disc between a disc cartridge and a recording and reproducing apparatus includes: a loading arm having at a leading end...
Event direction detector and method thereof
Event direction detection method that distinguishes an external event from an internal event and detects a direction of an event, includes the steps of: acting...
Information processing device and method
An information processing device to execute programs performing encoding processing configured from a plurality of processes, includes: a program storage unit...
Reproduction apparatus and reproduction method
A reproduction apparatus includes a reproduction unit reading a reproduced signal of the data recorded on an optical disk, a reproduced signal processing unit...
LDPC decoding apparatus, decoding method and program
Disclosed herein is a decoding apparatus for decoding an LDPC code, the decoding apparatus including: a message computation section configured to carry out a...
Information processing device, information recording medium, information
processing method, and computer program
A data placement configuration which ensures seamless playback of contents having segment portions including multiple different variations of encrypted data is...
Authentication system and authentication object device
To provide an authentication system for improving security, using fewer encryption keys. An authentication requesting device (20) and an authentication target...
Local media cache with leader files
An apparatus and method for providing media content to electronic equipment includes transferring media content to the electronic equipment, and using rules to...