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US-8,259,042 Varying the peak luminance of a display panel with comparison of the mean gradation value of a current frame...
A self-luminous display apparatus capable of varying a peak luminance of a display panel in a unit of one frame, which includes: a mean gradation value...
US-8,258,989 Data demodulator, data demodulation method and program thereof
A data demodulator includes: a conversion means for converting an RLL code obtained by converting data in which information bits including specific bits are...
US-8,258,988 Encoding apparatus, encoding method, and program
Provided is an encoding apparatus including an encoding unit that converts, based on a first conversion rule group according to which a total value for a base-K...
US-8,258,914 Touch panel and method of manufacturing the same
A touch panel includes a first transparent electrode substrate, a second transparent electrode substrate, a first bonding layer, a first transparent substrate,...
US-8,258,514 Semiconductor device and display apparatus using the semiconductor device
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor device which employs a thin-film transistor. In addition, the semiconductor device has a gate electrode, a gate insulation...
US-8,258,500 Photovoltaic device containing carbon nanotubes and at least one organic hole conductor
The invention relates to a photovoltaic device, uses of the photovoltaic device, combinations of this photovoltaic device with circuits and to a method of...
US-8,258,481 System and method for selectively enabling or disabling an optical device
A system for selectively enabling or disabling an optical device. In an illustrative embodiment, the system implements an optical-device theft-prevention...
US-8,257,849 Winding electrode body, nonaqueous electrolyte secondary battery, and method for manufacturing winding...
A winding electrode body is provided which includes a belt-shaped positive electrode, a belt-shaped negative electrode, and two belt-shaped separators. In the...
US-8,257,538 Device transfer method and display apparatus
A device transfer method and a display apparatus are provided. A device transfer method and a display apparatus are provided by or in which, in transferring...
US-8,256,873 Liquid discharge apparatus
An apparatus including nozzles that discharge liquid; a liquid discharge head including nozzle arrays where the nozzles are arranged in one direction; a liquid...
US-8,256,684 Antenna apparatus
The present invention provides an antenna apparatus (60) for use in a non-contact type IC card into and from which data can be written and read by an electronic...
US-8,256,501 Plate-type heat transport device and electronic instrument
A plate-type heat transport device and electronic instrument are provided. The plate-type heat transport device includes a heat absorbing plane absorbing heat...
US-D666,565 Television receiver
US-8,256,014 Content processing device, server device, communication method, and storage medium containing computer program
When a PC 10 connects to a PD 20, the PC 10 decides whether or not the PD 20 holds a group ID and if the PC 10 decides PD 20 holds the group ID, PC 10 decides...
US-8,255,897 Software updating system, information processing apparatus and method, recording medium and program
It is made possible to update software appropriately. When additional software is installed, update management data for the additional software is generated....
US-8,255,588 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, signal processing system, program and medium
A signal processing apparatus and method for processing an input signal. A first signal processing unit processes the input signal, and an expansion unit adds a...
US-8,255,573 Communication network system, gateway, data communication method and program providing medium
This invention relates to provide a communication network system, a gateway, and a data communication method, in which the gateway has an advanced...
US-8,255,555 Reception apparatus and method for reducing time delay in channel switching
A reception apparatus receiving a stream delivered by multicast through a network includes: a stream receiving a stream of a first channel as a viewing stream...
US-8,255,488 Information communication terminal, information distribution apparatus, information distribution system,...
In a server serving as an information distribution apparatus and an information communication terminal, contents are managed by using content identifiers...
US-8,255,462 Information processing system and information processing apparatus
An information processing system and apparatus which have a plurality of actuators, a plurality of sensors, a signal processing unit, a control unit, and an...
US-8,255,214 Signal processing method and processor
A first signal of two signals to be compared for similarity is divided into small areas and one small area is selected for calculating the correlation with a...
US-8,255,204 Character input apparatus, character input assist method, and character input assist program
Disclosed herein is a character input apparatus including: a display section having a screen capable of displaying at least characters; an operation section...
US-8,254,972 Device and method for handling messages
A device, method and system for handling received messages on a portable electronic device. The device includes a message handling section 12 to handle or route...
US-8,254,964 Method and arrangement relating to location based services for a communication device
A system and method may include receiving information about a movement of a device from a motion detector of the device, receiving information about ambient...
US-8,254,790 Communications system and communications lighting apparatus
An optical-information transmitting, lighting apparatus 2 is installed in a place where a lighting apparatus of the existing type for applying light generally...
US-8,254,777 Image capturing device and activation method therefor
An image capturing device includes a first controller operable to control image capturing; an operation section including a switch; a detector operable to...
US-8,254,757 Information processing apparatus and data processing method and program
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including: a first data processing block configured by a virtual machine as a virtual hardware...
US-8,254,753 Subtitle generating apparatus and method
For generation of a subtitle in a digital movie screening system, it is essential to reduce the burden of processing the subtitle when screening a movie. There...
US-8,254,726 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus that converts an input image having first resolution into an output image having second resolution higher than the first...
US-8,254,722 Masking tool
A system for controlling effects performed on an image includes a digital camera having a display that displays the image. Masking tools position graphical...
US-8,254,713 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program therefor, and recording medium in which the...
In an image processing apparatus that processes image data containing a distortion of an image pickup optical section, which is obtained by picking up an...
US-8,254,708 Encoding device, encoding method, recording medium, and image processing apparatus
An encoding device includes: a color-difference signal encoding unit for encoding a color-difference signal for each processing block in multiple ...
US-8,254,707 Encoding device, encoding method, encoding program, decoding device, decoding method, and decoding program in...
The present invention relates to an encoding apparatus, an encoding method, an encoding program, a decoding apparatus, a decoding method and a decoding program...
US-8,254,690 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
An information processing apparatus that compares a query image and a model image and provides support information for discriminating a subject of the model...
US-8,254,677 Detection apparatus, detection method, and computer program
An apparatus for detecting a cut change based on a similarity between a first image and a second image, includes a unit for generating one of a luminance...
US-8,254,645 Image processing apparatus and method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a holding unit configured to hold, for each combination of a first angle indicating a face direction of a first face...
US-8,254,641 Biometrics authentication system
A biometrics authentication system includes: a detection section; a light source section including a plurality of unit light sources capable of illuminating...
US-8,254,639 Image storage device, imaging device, image storage method, and program
An image storage device includes a facial-expression-correlation estimator configured to estimate a facial expression correlation representing a degree of...
US-8,254,613 Speaker apparatus
A speaker apparatus includes a speaker, a tubular duct extended in order to make the sound generated in the inside of the cabinet of the speaker get to the...
US-8,254,603 Speaker apparatus and method for driving speaker
A speaker apparatus includes an acoustic vibration plate, and an actuator mounted to the acoustic vibration plate such that one end and the other end thereof,...
US-8,254,594 In-vehicle apparatus
Disclosed herein is an in-vehicle apparatus having an apparatus body, a loading slot formed on the front surface of the apparatus body, a front panel arranged...
US-8,254,465 Apparatus for encoding and decoding header data in picture signal transmission
A picture decoding method and apparatus for decoding a bit stream, the bit stream being compatible with MPEG 1 moving picture video standard. The method...
US-8,254,414 Communication apparatus and communication method, communication system, and computer program
A communication system includes a plurality of communication stations arranged to respectively transmit a beacon on which beacon time information related to a...
US-8,254,356 Methods, systems and computer program products for suspending packet-switched sessions to a wireless terminal
Methods, systems and computer program products are provided through which a wireless terminal participating in a packet-switched communications session may...
US-8,254,339 Receiver apparatus and method for releasing memory thereof
In a receiver apparatus of HSDPA (High Speed Downlink Packet Access) data transmission scheme, it is achieved to minimize the occurrence of the system...
US-8,254,231 Driving device and method, program, and recording medium
A driving device includes: n pickups; n first control means for respectively controlling the pickups; and a second control means for controlling the n first...
US-8,254,230 Recording apparatus and method, and recording medium and program used therewith
A recording apparatus includes an acquiring unit for acquiring, from an optical disc, disc-state information including at least information of an optical disc...
US-8,254,226 Disc-shaped recording medium, cutting apparatus for same, and disc drive
There is provided an optical disc having preformed thereon a spiral wobbled track as a grove and/or land along with data is to be recorded. The track is wobbled...
US-8,254,223 Optical drive device and tilt detection method
An optical drive device for performing information recording or reproduction of recorded information by formation of a mark by focusing a first light at a...
US-8,254,144 Circuit board laminated module and electronic equipment
A circuit board laminated module includes: a first circuit board having a multi-layer structure in which ground layers are provided in a plurality of layers; a...
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