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A printer includes a fragment receiving section provided below a cutter and receiving a non-printing area cut off as a fragment falling thereinto, and a printed...
Backlight device, light source device, lens, electronic apparatus and
light guide plate
Disclosed herein is a backlight device. The device includes: a light emitting element; a lens having an incident surface on which light emitted by the light...
Combined headphone, audio player and recorder
Charger for a rechargeable battery
Picture encoding method, picture encoding apparatus and picture recording
This invention employs a scheme to allow an input video signal to undergo encoding, e.g., predictive encoding, DCT processing quantization at fixed quantization...
Information processing system, hand held cellular phone, and information
An information processing system comprises an information providing medium that stores information in an electromagnetic or optical manner, the information...
Television display device and method of operating a television system
A television display system with a television display for displaying television services and internet information, and an input unit for providing a command,...
Information signal processing apparatus, method of creating database,
method of processing information signal,...
Disclosed is an information signal processing apparatus. The information signal processing apparatus includes an adjustment unit by which users each adjust an...
Methods and apparatus for providing a secure buffer
The present invention provides a secure buffer for use in data storage and encryption processing. Blocks or packets of data are passed to a secure buffer within...
Service use method and management method
A user sets an apparatus name easily identified by the user to a terminal, transmits the apparatus name together with user identification information to a...
Communication system, transmitter, receiver, communication method,
program, and communication cable
The present invention relates to a communication system, a transmitter, a receiver, a communication method, a program, and a communication cable for providing...
Card type peripheral apparatus and host apparatus for accessing respective
parts of stored protocol ID...
A card type peripheral apparatus connected to a host apparatus for communication therewith according to a specific protocol. The card type peripheral apparatus...
Information processing apparatus and information processing method
outputting information on movement of person
In a position history analysis unit for analyzing a position history to acquire movement history information such as places of stay, a speed history computation...
Image commercial transactions system and method, image transfer system and
method, image distribution system...
An image commercial transactions system and method, an image transfersystem and method, an image distribution system and method, and a display device and method...
Electronic music marker device delayed notification
Method and system for providing a notification function for bookmarked music clips broadcast over a radio station to provide to a user of an electronic music...
Navigation apparatus and navigation apparatus display method
A navigation apparatus for displaying maps includes a current position detection section configured to detect the current position of the navigation apparatus;...
Dedicated accessory devices for handheld communication devices and related
An accessory device and a handheld device may be synchronized by forming a communication link between the handheld device and the accessory device. The handheld...
Wireless media player
A wireless device, such as a mobile phone, and a method for operating the wireless device to access a media option. The wireless device may include a media...
Connecting mobile terminals based on sensor data
A method performed by a mobile terminal may include receiving sensor data from a plurality of sensors on a mobile terminal, determining when the received sensor...
A receiving apparatus includes: an electronic device; a first antenna which is provided so as to be separate from a main body of the electronic device and...
Photographic apparatus and photographic method
A photographic apparatus infers a user's photographic intent and accordingly switches between a manual shoot mode and an automatic shoot mode. In the manual...
Apparatus, method and computer program for processing information
An information processing apparatus for recording data in a file by first unit on a recording medium in accordance with a predetermined file system, which may...
Information management method, information playback apparatus, and
information management apparatus
An information management method for managing whether to allow playback of copyrighted content includes an invalidating step, executed by playback management...
Content data recording/reproducing device, information communication
system, contents list generation method...
The present invention provides a content data recording/reproducing device, comprising a communication unit that engages in communication with an external...
Recording/reproduction apparatus and method as well as recording medium
The invention provides a recording/reproduction apparatus and method as well as a recording medium wherein, when nondestructive editing is executed for an AV...
Image recording and reproducing apparatus, and image reproducing method
A reproducing operation of still image content and a reproducing operation of moving image content are carried out by similar inputs by a user. A video...
Information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
An information processing apparatus decodes compression-coded video data including I-pictures, P-pictures, and B-pictures. The information processing apparatus...
Image processing device for performing interpolation
An image processing device includes: an interpolation unit configured to perform interpolation along each of a plurality of directions in a neighbor region of a...
Image processing device and image processing method
The present invention can realize an image processing device and an image processing method that enable a simplified circuit configuration. An image encoding...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
The present invention enables a reduction in circuit scale. In an image coding apparatus (100), as for DCT coefficients as simple coded data obtained by coding...
Recognition device, recognition method, and program
A recognition device includes storage unit that stores information of a cluster to which a model feature point belongs; extracting unit that extracts a feature...
Learning device, learning method, identification device, identification
method, and program
A learning device includes a feature-point extracting section extracting feature points from a generation image, a feature-point feature-quantity extracting...
Vein pattern management system, vein pattern registration apparatus, vein
pattern authentication apparatus,...
There are provided an imaging unit for capturing an image of a portion of a body surface of a living body with near-infrared light and generating near-infrared...
Biometrics authentication system
A biometrics authentication system includes: a light source applying light to a living organism; a microlens array section condensing light from the living...
Speaker system and video display
Disclosed herein is a speaker system including a speaker unit with a speaker body incorporated therein; and a speaker panel disposed on the front side of the...
A headphone device includes a pair of headphone units composed of a left headphone unit and a right headphone unit, a band section that is attached to the left...
Earpiece and electro-acoustic transducer
An earpiece including a tubular core portion attached to an end of an electro-acoustic transducer and extending in an acoustic wave output direction, and an...
In one implementation a method of authenticating the installation of a television receiver involves generating a fingerprint value as function of the television...
Optimum BER adjustment for adaptive multi-carrier modulation
The present invention relates to the fields of adaptive multi-carrier data transmission schemes. The present invention especially relates to a method of...
Method for transmitting a signal from a transmitter to a receiver in a
power line communication network,...
A method for transmitting a signal from a transmitter over a channel to a receiver on a Power Line Network, wherein said signal is OFDM-modulated on a set of...
Method and apparatus for coding image information, method and apparatus
for decoding image information, method...
An image encoding method for encoding an image in an image encoding apparatus. The encoding method includes: performing, in a quantization unit in the image...
Adaptive decimation filter
An initial decimation filter is applied to an original frame to generate a decimated frame. An optimized prediction filter is extracted from both the decimated...
Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, wireless
communication method and program
A wireless communication device includes: a first transmission portion that transmits a radio signal using a plurality of frequency bands in accordance with a...
Method of manufacturing semiconductor laser, semiconductor laser, optical
disc device, method of manufacturing...
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor laser having an end surface window structure includes the steps of forming a groove near at least the formation...
Receiving apparatus, receiving method and wireless communication system
A receiving apparatus is provided which includes a receiving unit to receive a radio signal, a transfer function estimation unit to estimate a transfer function...
Communication system, communication method, communication device, and
A communication system is provided which includes a first communication device for transmitting a plurality of packets in different packet sizes, and a second...