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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...
Data communication device, data communication method and program thereof
A communication device includes a communication unit having plural function operation units performing communication with an external device at plural...
Information processing device, disc, information processing method, and
An information processing device that uses contents recorded in a disc includes: an application execution unit that executes an application, which is a program...
Method of, and apparatus for, recording address information to disc medium
In step S1, the address generator generates address information composed of a sync signal which is recorded on an optical disc, address data and an error...
Playlist sharing methods and apparatus
A player device uses playlists having names of contents. Users can update the playlists via network. The player device includes a storage device for storing...
Chassis structure and electronic apparatus
A chassis structure includes a chassis member including a receiving portion and a case member including a contact surface portion mounted on the receiving...
Print terminal, print system, storage medium, and program
A print terminal includes a memory reader for reading image data recorded in a recording medium, an image-capturing unit for capturing the image data read by...
Liquid crystal display
Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display including a liquid crystal panel including, a first substrate, a second substrate opposed to said first substrate,...
Light emitting device assembly, surface light source device, liquid
crystal display device assembly, and light...
A light emitting device assembly includes: a light emitting device; and a light output member provided on the light emitting element and having an upper surface...
Liquid crystal display apparatus, antistatic method for liquid crystal
display apparatus, and electronic apparatus
A transverse-electric-field liquid crystal display apparatus includes a transparent conductive resin portion and an electrode portion. The transparent...
Electronic device, manufacturing method of the same and electronic
Disclosed herein is an electronic device including, an active matrix region, a short-circuit line, electrostatic protection elements, and a light-shielding film.
Electronic device, method for responding to message, and program
An electronic device includes a connection terminal to connect to an external device via an interface including a first transmission path capable of...
Receiving device, and input switching control method in receiving device
A receiving device includes a plurality of digital input terminals, a signal receiving unit for receiving a video signal, and a switch unit for selectively...
A television apparatus (20) including a display (22) and an audio transducer (24,28) for reproducing video and audio component parts of a television signal. A...
Image processing method, image processing program and image processing
apparatus, and playback method, playback...
An image processing method for converting the frame frequency of a video signal includes a first step for subjecting a video signal having a first ...
Positioning accessory for camera-equipped wireless terminals
A stand for a camera-equipped wireless communications device comprises an adjustable terminal support configured to be mounted to a base. The adjustable...
Displaying images subjected to change operations in a primary and a
secondary display region
An image-capturing device (image display device) 1 includes a rear monitor 12 (display means) having a primary display region MR and a plurality of secondary...
Portable information terminal and image management program
A portable information terminal and an image management program are provided. A portable information terminal includes: a display part which has a screen...
Solid-state imaging device and load current source circuit
Disclosed herein is a solid-state imaging device including: a plurality of pixel circuits each of which converts an optical signal into a pixel signal; a load...
Analog-to-digital converter, analog-to-digital converting method,
solid-state image pickup device, and camera...
An analog-to-digital converter that converts an analog input signal into a digital signal includes a comparator configured to compare a reference signal with an...
Apparatus for imaging objects of changing luminance
In an imaging apparatus, a function whose value increases in time is used as a threshold electric-signal level, and an electric-signal level of a photoreceptor...
Solid-state image pickup device, driving control method, and image pickup
A solid-state image pickup device, a driving control method, and an image pickup apparatus are capable of, in the case of changing the resolution of AD...
Image processing apparatus, method, program and image pickup apparatus
An amplifier gain setting section estimates a light source parameter which relies upon a spectral distribution of an image pickup light source based on an image...
Solid-state image pickup device and image pickup apparatus
A solid-state image pickup device includes a pixel array including a plurality of pixels, each having a photoelectric converter; a signal conversion circuit...
Image processing device, imaging apparatus, image-processing method, and
program for face detection,...
An image processing device includes a storage unit, a face detection unit, a face discrimination unit, and a control unit. The storage unit is provided for...
Signal processing method and signal processing system
A signal SG41 that has color signals thereof time-sequentially arranged in a color array corresponding to the color array in an image sensor 3 and that has not...