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Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
A lens barrel includes: a variable focal length lens system including at least three movable lens groups; and guiding means for moving the variable focal length...
Zoom lens and image-capture device
A zoom lens includes a plurality of lens groups having at least first, second and third lens groups arranged in order from an object side. The first lens group...
Optical element, illumination device and display device
An optical element for an illumination device, an illumination device, and a display device using the illumination device is capable of performing surface light...
Liquid crystal display device, backlight source and optical film
A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight source provided on a rear surface of the liquid...
Transmission system, transmission apparatus, and transmission method for
transmitting video data
An HDMI(R) source determines whether or not an HDMI(R) sink can receive a sub-signal based on VSDB of E-EDID. When the HDMI(R) sink can receive the sub-signal,...
Imaging apparatus, imaging apparatus control method, and computer program
product, with eye blink detection...
An imaging apparatus includes a focus control unit that sets an image area including eyes, which is included in an input image inputted in the imaging...
Picture signal processing circuit, signal processing method, imaging
apparatus, display device, and camera system
A picture signal processing circuit includes a filter unit, a memory and a main control unit. When a display operates in a first display mode, the filter unit...
Solid-state imaging device, imaging device and driving method of
solid-state imaging device
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array section having unit pixels arranged two-dimensionally in a matrix form. Each of the unit pixels includes a...
Solid state image device having multiple PN junctions in a depth
direction, each of which provides an output signal
A solid-state image device is provided which has a semiconductor substrate, pixels A each containing a photoelectric conversion portion in which at least two PN...
Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes: a first interpolating portion calculating a first interpolation value for a pixel value of a pixel of interest using...
Photographing apparatus and method, and program
A photographing apparatus is provided, which includes: a correction data acquiring section that acquires correction data for image correction; a recording...
Image blur correction unit, lens barrel device, and camera apparatus
An image blur correcting unit allows the optical axis of a lens system to coincide with the center of an imager, thus correcting an image blur. The unit...
Analog-digital converter, analog-digital conversion method, image pickup
device, method of driving the same,...
An analog-digital converter includes: comparators disposed to correspond to analog signals which are converted into digital signals and configured to compare a...
Correcting angle error in a tracking system
To correct an angle error, acceleration data is received corresponding to a tracked object in a reference frame of the tracked object. Positional data of the...
Image processing apparatus and image display method
An image processing apparatus may include an input accepting unit configured to accept an operation input about an input image; a time-series section generating...
Image processing device and method, storage medium, and program
The present invention relates to an image processing device and method, a storage medium, and a program for performing high-quality enlargement processing. Of...
Imaging display apparatus and method
An imaging display apparatus, includes: display means for image display; first image signal generation means for generating a display image signal based on a...
Power consumption reduction device, visibility improvement device,
self-luminous display apparatus, image...
A power consumption reduction device includes a region-adaptive gray level conversion unit wherein the gray level conversion unit is operable to convert n1 bits...
Methods of operating electronic devices including touch sensitive
interfaces using force/deflection sensing and...
An electronic device may include a touch sensitive user interface and a contact detector configured to detect a location of contact on a surface of the touch...
Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and electronic
A display apparatus and display driving method. A selective scan operation is performed on pixel circuits in row units, and a threshold-voltage correction...
Dielectric rod antenna and method for operating the antenna
A rod antenna and a method for operating the rod antenna. The rod antenna includes a two-dimensional patch for radiating and/or receiving an electromagnetic...
Data compression and decompression
Data decompression apparatus is disclosed which is arranged to act on compressed data comprising: an ordered stream of references to groups of previously...
Phase locked loop with divider bias control
A phase-locked loop circuit includes: a phase and frequency comparing section configured to compare a phase of an external reference clock signal with a phase...
A power amplifier comprises a series stack of power amplifier devices, connected in parallel to the amplifier input for receiving an RF input signal, and having...
Air-core stepping motor and shaft support structure
An air-core stepping motor includes: a tubular stator including a yoke and a coil; a tubular rotor including a cylindrical magnet; and rotor support means for...
Semiconductor light emitting device and method of manufacturing it
A semiconductor light emitting device capable of precisely detecting a cleavage position is provided. A second light emitting device is layered on a first light...
Solid-state imaging device and method of fabricating the same
A solid-state imaging device includes a layer including an on-chip lens above a sensor section, and the layer including the on-chip lens is composed of an...
Thin film transistor and method for producing the same
The present invention provides a method of manufacturing a thin film transistor of a top-contact structure with suppressed deterioration by a process which is...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device includes a semiconductor substrate having first and second surfaces opposite each other, the first surface being an active surface by...
Sensor for thiol analytes
The present invention relates to a sensor for thiol analytes, to a sensor array and to a method of detecting thiol analytes using said sensor.
Non-aqueous electrolyte battery and negative electrode, and method for
manufacturing the same
A non-aqueous electrolyte battery includes a positive electrode, a negative electrode having a negative electrode active material layer provided on a negative...
Methods and systems for enabling depth and direction detection when
interfacing with a computer program
One or more images can be captured with a depth camera having a capture location in a coordinate space. First and second objects in the one or more images can...
Game device, game control method, and game control program
A game device includes a shape data storage which stores data of an object disposed in a three-dimensional space, a first rendering unit which sets a point of...
Game control program, game control method, and game device
A game apparatus controls a game in which a user-controlled character and an opponent character hit a ball. A serve control unit receives the first input...
Light modulator and projection-type display apparatus
A light modulator includes: a holding member having a frame disposed around an opening; and a light modulation panel formed in such a way that the edge thereof...
Controller triggering device
Audio visual device
System and method for generating a target language markup language text
A system and method of generating a target language markup language (ML) text template comprise translating one or more words in a source language ML text...
Preference extracting apparatus, preference extracting method and
preference extracting program
A preference extracting apparatus includes a text information obtaining section that obtains text information having correspondence with a scene being currently...
Non-real time services
In certain embodiments, a digital television receiver method for receiving non-real time (NRT) content involves receiving a transport stream containing an...
Near real-time multiple thumbnail guide with single tuner
A method of presenting a video electronic program guide (EPG), consistent with certain embodiments involves establishing a sorting of television channels, with...
Information providing device, information acquisition terminal, broadcast
receiving terminal, information...
An ECG server for providing ECG information about a program to broadcast receiving terminals and user terminals includes an ECG information storage unit for...
Apparatus and method for computation of a pricing index
An information processing apparatus is disclosed which comprises: a first acquiring element for acquiring the number of times information contents are...
Receiving device, receiving method, program and wireless communication
A receiving device is provided that includes a radio receiving unit to receive radio signals transmitted from multiple transmitting antennas by multiple...
Methods and apparatus for dynamic prediction by software
A method, storage medium, processor instruction and processor to for specifying a value in a first portion of a conditional pre-fetch instruction associated...
Portable terminal and USB device
The present invention helps to develop a smaller sized portable terminal without reducing the functions available for the user. A USB device which is detachable...
Network server, media format conversion method and media format conversion
An network server includes a receiving unit that receives content from a client apparatus connected via a network, a conversion determining unit that obtains...