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US-8,294,661 Controlling image display according to a high-luminance reference value and a low-luminance reference value
A projection display unit includes: a light modulation panel which modulates light from a light source in accordance with a given image signal; an iris...
US-8,294,642 Display device, picture signal processing method, and program
There is provided a display device including a display unit having pixels, each of which includes a luminescence element that individually becomes luminous...
US-8,294,638 Power saving display mode for organic electroluminescent displays
An improved organic electroluminescent display includes a plurality of normal mode colors and a plurality of user-selected power saving mode colors. The display...
US-8,294,632 Antenna interface circuits including tunable impedance matching networks, electronic devices incorporating the...
An antenna interface circuit for a wireless communication device includes a tunable matching circuit that is coupleable to an antenna. The tunable matching...
US-8,294,627 Microwave alignment apparatus
A microwave alignment apparatus is operable to align an electromagnetic wave in the microwave range. The microwave alignment apparatus includes a focusing...
US-8,294,623 Electromagnetic wave measuring apparatus
An electromagnetic wave measuring apparatus includes: a reception antenna receiving an electromagnetic wave generated from an electronic apparatus placed at a...
US-8,294,569 Communication between devices based on device-to-device physical contact
A method includes detecting one or more physical contacts between the device and another device and determining whether the one or more physical contacts...
US-8,294,185 Solid-state imaging device
A solid-state imaging device includes: a photoelectric conversion portion that receives an incident light from a back surface side of a silicon layer to perform...
US-8,294,175 Light-emitting device and display
A light-emitting device includes: a semiconductor layer including a first conductive contact layer, a first conductive cladding layer, an active layer, a second...
US-8,294,143 Display unit including a multlayer structure
A display unit that secures favorable display performance and has a simple structure is provided. The display unit includes a multilayer structure in which an...
US-8,294,037 Method for arranging a component on a circuit board
A method for arranging a component on a circuit board, a circuit board, and a mobile device comprising a circuit board are described.
US-8,294,018 Playback apparatus, playback method and program
A playback apparatus is provided that includes an operation plane, a detection unit to detect which of contact relationship including first contact...
US-8,293,866 Method of producing a poly (ethylene oxide) copolymerised with at least one other alkylene oxide
The present invention relates to a method of producing a poly(ethylene oxide) copolymerized with one alkylene oxide and to a poly(ethylene oxide-co-alkylene...
US-8,293,585 Solid-state imaging device and method for making the same
A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor substrate, one or more wiring interlayer films disposed on or above the semiconductor substrate, and one...
US-8,293,563 Method for manufacturing semiconductor device
Disclosed herein is a method for making a semiconductor device including the steps of: forming a light-receiving portion for carrying out photoelectric...
US-8,293,395 Method for preventing erroneous loading of component-to-be-loaded on main body side apparatus,...
A battery device having a casing configured to house at least one battery cell and having an end surface that defines an outermost surface of the casing. A...
US-8,293,352 Optical recording medium and method for manufacturing the same
An optical recording medium includes: a substrate; an information signal layer provided on the substrate; and a protective layer provided on the information...
US-8,292,737 Entertainment system
The present invention provides a game system using LEDs in a controller 20. In a game system of the present invention, an image pickup apparatus captures the...
US-8,292,438 Projection image display device and projection optical system for performing extended projection
A projection image display device includes a light source; an illumination optical system that uniformly irradiates a surface of an image modulating element...
US-8,291,820 Intaglio printing plate, production method for intaglio printing plate, production method for electronic...
An intaglio printing plate includes a substrate and a photosensitive resin film provided on the substrate. The photosensitive resin film includes a plurality of...
US-8,291,775 Torque sensor and robot apparatus
Provided is a torque sensor including a first rotating body, a second rotating body, a strain body, and a detection element. The first rotating body is...
US-D669,519 Video camera
US-D669,463 Vehicle panel
US-D669,453 Earphone
US-D669,450 Headphone
US-8,291,502 Information processing apparatus and method, information recording medium, and computer program
An information processing apparatus includes a data processor configured to obtain first content stored in a first information recording medium and second...
US-8,291,443 Recording medium cartridge
A disk cartridge includes, between a recordable position and an unrecordable position, a first guide surface that gradually increases an elastic force of an...
US-8,291,343 Display control apparatus, display control method, and program
A display control apparatus is disclosed which includes: an application configured to display a plurality of first icons each representing a category; and a...
US-8,291,326 Information-processing apparatus, information-processing methods, recording mediums, and programs
An information-processing apparatus including a reproducer for synchronously reproducing content data common to another information-processing apparatus, a user...
US-8,291,321 Apparatus and method for sorting video inputs in input select menu of display device
A display device has a plurality of video inputs and a video selection switch for switching between video inputs based on user inputted commands. An input...
US-8,291,164 Adapter apparatus coupled to a memory card and data transmission system including the adapter apparatus
An adapter apparatus has a function of determining the type of a memory card, by communicating with the memory card at plural communication speeds and...
US-8,291,134 Communication system and its method and communication apparatus and its method
This invention relates to a communication system including a first apparatus having a first storage medium, and a second apparatus for transmitting data to the...
US-8,291,104 Scalable video coding (SVC) file format
The currently existing ISO/AVC file format is modified by providing extensions to store and access video content currently being defined by the SVC standard....
US-8,291,100 Service managing apparatus and method, and service providing system and method
A service providing system is provided which enables the users of an information transmission service in which information is sent and received in real time...
US-8,291,037 Networked local media cache engine
A local media cache engine stores content locally for a particular local device. The content is downloaded or copied from other source devices within a network...
US-8,291,008 Information image use system using information image
This invention relates to information operation carried out between information processing apparatuses such as computer, etc. mutually connected through network...
US-8,290,903 Updating a portable communication device with media files
Embodiments of the invention are directed to a system for updating a portable communication device from a media file server. The device automatically orders...
US-8,290,887 Learning device, learning method, and program for implementing a pattern learning model
A device for implementing a pattern learning model, the device including a plurality of learning modules, each of which performs update learning to update a...
US-8,290,885 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
An information processing apparatus includes: model learning means for self-organizing, on the basis of a state transition model having a state and state...
US-8,290,817 Selectable options for downloading digital content to a mobile terminal
A user may select and purchase digital content for a mobile terminal over a wireless communication system. The user may select among two or more delivery...
US-8,290,784 Signal processing method and program
The present invention provides a signal processing apparatus, a signal processing method and a program for outputting a high-quality coded string. A signal...
US-8,290,706 Map data display control apparatus, map data display control method, and program for the same
A map data display control apparatus includes: a position information acquiring section acquiring position information; a latitude determining section...
US-8,290,604 Audience-condition based media selection
Methods and systems for audience-based media selection are provided. A media player may play a first media file, which may be viewed by one or more audience...
US-8,290,550 Electromagnetic field strength reducing device, electromagnetic field strength reducing method, and radio...
An electromagnetic field strength reducing device includes a high-frequency wave eliminator that eliminates a high frequency component from an electrical signal...
US-8,290,531 Power transmitting apparatus, power transmission method, program, and power transmission system
There is provided a power transmitting apparatus including a power transmission side communication unit for communicating with one or more power receiving...
US-8,290,443 Iterative beam selection method with receiver and transmitter diversity
The present invention relates to a method for determining the best transmitter and receiver beams with a reduced number of calculations for the best antenna...
US-8,290,359 Optical finder unit and imaging apparatus
An optical finder unit includes: light guide means for guiding an optical image of a subject to a finder window through an internal space formed in the optical...
US-8,290,349 Playback apparatus, method, and program
The present invention relates to a playback apparatus, a method, and a program which can appropriately perform jump playback when content transmitted through a...
US-8,290,343 Electronic apparatus, reproducing method and program
[Object] To download, even when a recording medium having content recorded thereon is not inserted in an electronic apparatus, subcontent related to the...
US-8,290,340 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
An apparatus and a method for quickly starting recording seamless-playable data are provided. At the end of recording a preceding record content, identification...
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