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US-8,265,421 Video system with blocking artifact two-dimensional cross filtering
A video system includes: analyzing video data, having a block; performing a transition change detection for determining a spatial intensity transition within...
US-8,265,418 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer-readable storage medium for calculating a...
An image processing apparatus includes: means for extracting, for each pixel of an image, a high-frequency component as focus information from a brightness...
US-8,265,417 Image processing apparatus, method, and program for adding shadow information to images
An image processing apparatus processes an input image while also considering the luminous intensity information thereof, and thereby generates an output image...
US-8,265,414 Image processing device and method and program
An image processing device to process a moving image, which is shot by a video shooting device, in increments of access units, includes: a correcting unit to...
US-8,265,374 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program and recording medium used therewith
An image processing apparatus acquires and transforms first plane image data representing a space having a depth. The apparatus includes a vanishing point...
US-8,265,321 Method and apparatus for detecting a position of a pair of ear phones at a user
A method for detecting a position of a pair of headphones at a user and a detection apparatus for detecting a position of a pair of ear phones at a user are...
US-8,265,301 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, program, and input apparatus
Audio signal processing apparatus is disclosed. The audio signal processing apparatus includes a first audio signal extracting section, a second audio signal...
US-8,265,297 Sound reproducing device and sound reproduction method for echo cancelling and noise reduction
A sound reproducing device is provided including a communication unit that transmits/receives signals; at least one sound output unit that outputs sound based...
US-8,265,277 Content scrambling with minimal impact on legacy devices
A method of encrypting a digital television signal involves examining unencrypted packets of data in the digital television signal to identify a selected packet...
US-8,265,146 Information processing apparatus, imaging device, information processing method, and computer program
An information processing apparatus includes a data processor configured to execute processing for selecting a plurality of frame pictures from moving-picture...
US-8,265,143 Method and apparatus for coding image information, method and apparatus for decoding image information, method...
An image information decoding method for decoding a bit stream in an image decoding apparatus. The decoding process includes decoding, in a decoding unit in the...
US-8,264,984 Telecommunications apparatus and method, storage medium, and program
A data transmitting apparatus including a transmitting unit connected to a first network and configured to transmit a check packet to a data receiving...
US-8,264,841 Heat sink and laser diode
The present invention is directed to improve reliability by preventing deterioration in the structure of an inner wall of a water channel caused by galvanic...
US-8,264,826 Electronic apparatus and battery pack
An electronic apparatus includes: a main body including a battery pack mounting portion at an end in a direction; a display portion to be openable to the main...
US-8,264,825 Flat type image display apparatus
A flat image display device that has a bracket and a frame section integrally formed by a transparent material, an apparatus mounting section is disposed in an...
US-8,264,727 Data processing apparatus, method, program, and storage medium for setting identification information based on...
Disclosed herein is a data processing apparatus that sets identification information for identifying each of a plurality of contents based on metadata added to...
US-8,264,649 Liquid crystal device and method of manufacturing liquid crystal device having surface grooves and alignment...
A liquid crystal device includes a pair of substrates, liquid crystal sandwiched between the pair of substrates, and a plurality of sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel...
US-8,264,648 Impact resistant electro-optical module and electronic device
An electro-optical module includes: an electro-optical panel; and a transparent protector disposed on a viewer-side surface of the electro-optical panel,...
US-8,264,647 Image display apparatus and optical compensation device
An image display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel having a liquid crystal layer disposed between a pair of substrates, and an optical compensation...
US-8,264,618 Remote control apparatus
A remote control apparatus for remotely operating an electronic device. The remote control apparatus including: an operation section having a plurality of...
US-8,264,617 Analog TV broadcast signal receiving apparatus and analog TV broadcast signal demodulating apparatus
Disclosed herein is an analog television broadcast signal receiving apparatus including: a tuner section configured to convert an analog television broadcast...
US-8,264,608 Television-signal receiver and receiving method
A television-signal receiver includes: a tuner receiving a television signal; a video demodulation unit for an analog broadcast received by the tuner; an audio...
US-8,264,604 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A image processing apparatus includes an interlace/progressive converter that converts interlaced input image data into progressive image data; an up-convert...
US-8,264,600 Image processing apparatus for converting a lower resolution image into a higher resolution image using cyclic...
An image processing apparatus includes a converter converting an interlace image including a first number of pixels into a first progressive image, an...
US-8,264,590 Imaging apparatus and method
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device, a light guide mechanism, and a signal processing unit. The imaging device converts light incident on a...
US-8,264,580 Solid state imaging device, signal processing method of solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus...
A solid-state imaging device is disclosed. The device includes: a pixel array unit in which unit pixels including photoelectric conversion elements are...
US-8,264,570 Location name registration apparatus and location name registration method
A location name registration apparatus includes a reception unit configured to receive, from a picture-taking apparatus, picture data of a picture of an object...
US-8,264,567 Electronic apparatus, imaging device, method for time correction, and program
An electronic apparatus includes a time measuring unit that measures time, a time information acquiring unit that acquires time information, a determining unit...
US-8,264,563 Image pick-up apparatus and synchronization-signal-generating apparatus
An image signal generation portion 11 generates an image signal of a variable frame-rate picked-up image. A signal generation control portion 24 drives the...
US-8,264,559 Image pickup apparatus and image pickup method
This invention makes it possible to produce a high quality synthesized panoramic image when it is difficult to highly precisely shift the image pickup...
US-8,264,552 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes a still/motion determining unit and a motion blur adder. The still/motion determining unit makes a still/motion...
US-8,264,551 Methods for correcting distortions of image-taking video signals and apparatus for correcting distortions of...
A method and an apparatus for correcting distortions of image-taking video signals are provided. The method and an apparatus adopting the method are capable of...
US-8,264,548 Steering mirror for TV receiving high frequency wireless video
In a home system in which a TV receives video from various sources over directional wireless links such as 60 GHz links, a mirror apparatus is provided that can...
US-8,264,546 Image processing system for estimating camera parameters
An image processing system includes a camera, an image processor and a calibration surface including a calibration pattern, comprising plural alternately...
US-8,264,533 Video conversion device, video conversion method, and program
Disclosed herein is a video conversion device including a color characteristic memory, a color characteristic correction processor, a selector, and a controller.
US-8,264,511 Printing apparatus and thermal transfer printing method
Provided is a printing apparatus including: a medium transporting unit configured to transport a printing target medium; a sheet traveling unit configured to...
US-8,264,487 Method for converting polygonal surfaces to levelsets
A method for use in computer graphics includes receiving data defining an explicit surface representation of three-dimensional (3D) geometry and casting a ray...
US-8,264,471 Miniature character input mechanism
A device includes a touch screen with a maximum of nine distinct touch areas, displays an input interface on the touch screen, where the input interface...
US-8,264,469 Touch panel and display unit
A touch panel capable of decreasing concavity and convexity generated on the surface and a display unit including the same are provided. The touch panel...
US-8,264,463 Input device and electronic apparatus
An input device inputs information by a slide operation depending on an operation body. The device contains a housing having an operation surface, a detection...
US-8,264,456 Portable electronic apparatus, user interface controlling method, and program
An electronic apparatus is disclosed which includes: a main body motion determination device configured to determine whether a predetermined accelerated motion...
US-8,264,452 Display device, display method, and electronic device
There is provided a display device, including a display panel; a first light emitting unit for inputting a first input light to the display panel based on a...
US-8,264,450 Illuminating apparatus and display apparatus
The present invention provides an illuminating apparatus locally reducing light intensity without depending on the configuration of a light source itself. An...
US-8,264,447 Display apparatus and method for controlling a backlight with multiple light sources of a display unit
A display apparatus includes a display unit having a display screen divided into a plurality of regions and controlled using a transmittance ratio on a...
US-8,264,437 Display for high brightness conditions
A device including a housing and a display provided on a surface of the housing. The device also includes a light sensor provided on the surface of the housing,...
US-8,264,291 Resonator and a method of manufacturing the same, and oscillator and electronic apparatus including the same
Disclosed herein is a resonator including, a vibrating portion having a conductor portion, and three or more insulating portions provided so as to electrically...
US-8,264,231 Switch circuit
A switch circuit includes: a first charge/discharge circuit having a fixed first time constant; a second charge/discharge circuit having a second time constant...
US-8,264,198 Battery pack, battery charger and charging method having multiple charging modes
A battery pack, a battery charger, a method for charging a battery pack are provided. The battery pack includes a secondary battery, a switch element for...
US-8,264,123 Piezoelectric vibration device system and electronics apparatus
A piezoelectric vibration device system includes a piezoelectric vibration device that performs predefined movements using the vibration of the piezoelectric...
US-8,263,956 Optical flow channel measuring instrument
An optical measuring instrument includes: a flow channel for allowing a specimen to be circulated therein; a first light source including a light emitting diode...
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