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US-8,248,904 Recording and reproducing unit and recording and reproducing method
A recording and reproducing unit includes: a first optical head having at least one route of laser beam irradiation system that irradiates an optical disc...
US-8,248,902 Reproduction signal evaluation method, reproduction signal evaluation unit, and optical disk device adopting...
A reproduction signal evaluation unit includes a pattern detection section for extracting, from a binary signal, a specific state transition pattern which has a...
US-8,248,900 Optical disc apparatus, focus position control method and recording medium
An optical disc apparatus can highly accurately record a hologram representing information on or reproduce such a hologram from an optical disc. When recording...
US-8,248,847 Information storage element and method for driving the same
Disclosed herein is an information storage element including: a word electrode includes a first magnetic material that is continuously formed and is...
US-8,248,722 Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
Disclosed herein is a lens barrel including a lens having a reference portion, a barrel body having a supporting portion adapted to come into contact with the...
US-8,248,555 Display apparatus comprises three polarizers and a polarization control element whose orientation of a...
The present application provides a display apparatus including: a display panel having a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix; a first polarizer; a second...
US-8,248,539 Channel selecting device, channel selecting method, and program
A channel selecting device includes: a tuner unit selecting a broadcast wave signal of a channel-selection frequency corresponding to supplied frequency...
US-8,248,537 Video-signal processing method, program of video-signal processing method, recording medium having recorded...
A video-signal processing method for measuring a noise level of an input video signal includes the steps of detecting an intra-field or intra-frame feature for...
US-8,248,530 Electronic device, communication system, method of communication, and program
An electronic device includes a Consumer Electronic Control (CEC) device unit and a connected-device determination unit. The electronic device is capable of...
US-8,248,520 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging device; an imaging device control portion supplying the imaging device with a read command signal; an operation input...
US-8,248,512 Image-capturing apparatus, image-capturing method, display apparatus, and display method
The present invention provides full-parallax images having high spatial resolution in real time. An image-capturing optical unit (21) includes a plurality of...
US-8,248,506 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus for performing efficient signal processing depending on the operational mode. In the finder mode, a CCD interface 21a decimates horizontal...
US-8,248,504 Image display device and image display method
An image display device includes first and second image display units that display images, a video signal processing unit that executes a predetermined signal...
US-8,248,492 Edge preserving and tone correcting image processing apparatus and method
This present invention relates to an image processing apparatus capable of performing edge preserving smoothing processing with less operations, an image...
US-8,248,478 Receiver, situation-of-installation notification method, and transmitting and receiving system
A receiver includes: a band detection unit that detects a frequency band within which the receiver can be connected to a transmitter by radio; a quality...
US-8,248,436 Method for graphically displaying pieces of music
A Method for graphically displaying pieces of music on a screen, comprising: providing a plurality of pieces of music, each piece of music having a music...
US-8,248,419 Generation of cubic Bezier control points in computer graphics systems
A system for interactive computer graphics enables generation of Bezier curves from a series of points based on the relative position of successive points in...
US-8,248,397 Method of driving organic electroluminescence emission portion
Disclosed herein is a method of driving an organic electroluminescence emission portion, the driving method including the steps of: executing steps from...
US-8,248,386 Hand-held device with touchscreen and digital tactile pixels
A hand-held electronic device is disclosed. The device may comprise a case case having one or more major surfaces; a touch screen disposed on one of the major...
US-8,248,361 Display control apparatus and method, and program
The present invention relates to a display control apparatus and method, and a program which make it possible to prevent deterioration in image quality due to...
US-8,248,359 Display apparatus and driving method therefor
A display apparatus includes a display section, a backlight, and a drive section. The display section is formed from a liquid crystal display apparatus of the...
US-8,248,334 Method of driving organic electroluminescence emission portion
Disclosed herein is a method of driving an organic electroluminescence emission portion, the method including the steps of: applying a first node initialization...
US-8,248,329 Display apparatus
Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a pixel array section including a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in a matrix and each including a...
US-8,248,309 Antenna arrangement for high speed data transfer and wireless energy transfer
The present invention relates to an antenna arrangement, an electronic communication device and an electronic communication set. By using a parallel plate type...
US-8,247,847 Solid-state imaging device and manufacturing method therefor
A solid-state imaging device including a first transfer electrode portion and a second transfer electrode portion having a pattern area ratio higher than that...
US-8,247,811 Thin-film transistor and display device
A thin-film transistor includes: a gate electrode formed on a substrate; an oxide semiconductor layer forming a channel region corresponding to the gate...
US-8,247,759 Projector apparatus having a light leakage section
A projector apparatus includes: a case; a light source which is provided in the case and emits light by supply of power; an opening provided in the case; an...
US-8,247,697 Anisotropic conductive film, joined structure and method for producing the joined structure
Provided is an anisotropic conductive film having enhanced adhesion strength to a circuit member and attaining high conduction reliability; a joined structure;...
US-8,247,306 Solid-state image pickup device and a method of manufacturing the same
A solid-state image pickup device includes: a silicon layer; a pixel portion formed in the silicon layer for processing and outputting signal charges obtained...
US-8,247,106 Method for preventing erroneous loading of component-to-be-loaded on main body side apparatus,...
A battery device to be loaded on an electronic apparatus comprises a casing configured to house at least one battery cell therein and having upper and lower...
US-8,246,849 Magnetic powder production method
To provide a magnetic powder production method, a magnetic sheet production method, and an antenna module production method that are capable of reducing a size...
US-8,246,805 Micro-fluidic chip and flow sending method in micro-fluidic chip
Disclosed herein is a micro-fluidic chip including a hollow area into which a charged droplet is introduced, and an electrode configured to be provided toward...
US-8,246,454 System for converting television commercials into interactive networked video games
Methods, systems, and computer programs for converting television commercials into interactive network video games are presented. In one method, a broadcast or...
US-8,246,188 Illuminating device and display unit
An illuminating device capable of decreasing not only in-plane luminance unevenness in the front face direction but also in-plane luminance unevenness when...
US-8,245,929 Information processing device, with a control unit to control supply of light to an IC card when communicating...
There is provided an information processing device comprising: a light emitting unit to supply light to a power generating means mounted on an IC card with a...
US-D665,834 Video camera
US-D665,775 Headphone
US-D665,768 Portable recorder
US-8,245,311 Content data reproducing apparatus
The music data (output-prohibited music data) downloaded to the client terminal 2 cannot be output until it is formally purchased. In addition, this music data...
US-8,245,309 Content viewing system, content viewing apparatus, and viewing approval apparatus
Disclosed herein is a content viewing system including a content viewing apparatus, and a viewing approval apparatus used by a viewing approval party to perform...
US-8,245,254 Information processing apparatus and method, and recording medium
An information processing apparatus includes an obtaining unit configured to obtain program information on programs that are to be broadcast in a predetermined...
US-8,245,202 Processor emulation using speculative forward translation
A method and apparatus for processor emulation using speculative forward translation are disclosed. A potential candidate for forward translation is identified...
US-8,245,155 Computer implemented display, graphical user interface, design and method including scrolling features
An information processing apparatus includes a display unit and a control unit. The display unit is configured to display a dividing region dividing a main...
US-8,245,148 History display apparatus, history display system, history display method, and program
According to an operation of a frame on an arrangement of history information displayed in a sequence, shared history information including action information...
US-8,245,138 Recording and/or reproducing apparatus for displaying operating status thereof and a method of displaying a...
Disclosed is a recording-reproduction apparatus having a recording-reproduction unit which includes an operation unit and an output unit. The operation unit has...
US-8,245,015 Processor monitoring execution of a synchronization instruction issued to execution sections to detect...
A processor includes a plurality of executing sections configured to simultaneously execute instructions for a plurality of threads, an instruction issuing...
US-8,245,003 Composite memory device, data processing method and data processing program
A composite memory device, a data processing method and a data processing program can efficiently and selectively use a nonvolatile solid-state memory and a...
US-8,244,917 Communication system, communication apparatus and communication method as well as program
A communication system, a communication apparatus, and a communication method as well as to a program for acquiring the advantages of a plurality of...
US-8,244,897 Content reproduction apparatus, content reproduction method, and program
A content reproduction apparatus is provided for reproducing variable-speed content. The content reproduction apparatus includes a data acquisition section for...
US-8,244,751 Information processing apparatus and presenting method of related items
The present invention provides an information processing apparatus including: a first similarity degree calculating section for calculating the degree of...
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