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Coding apparatus, coding method and coding program for combing two
different code words
Disclosed herein is an encoding apparatus which combines an RLL code word and an error correction code word, with an interleaving technique when encoding,...
Storage device and storage method, and information-processing device and
A storage device that can be attached and/or detached to and/or from an information-processing device is provided. The storage device includes a storage unit...
Information processing device and method, recording medium, program and
information processing system
An information processing device regarding which access to data held by the information processing device itself, in multiple regions, is requested from another...
Methods of searching using captured portions of digital audio content and
additional information separate...
A method of conducting a search using a mobile electronic device may include playing digital audio content at the mobile electronic device, and accepting user...
Content distribution architecture
A hierarchical cached media distribution system that employs the Internet. The distribution system assures reliability and quality of service in delivery of...
Transmission system and method, transmission apparatus and method,
reception apparatus and method, and...
A transmission system includes a transmission apparatus transmitting metadata relating to content via a network and a reception apparatus receiving the...
Electronic money apparatus and an electronic circuit
An apparatus of the invention comprises an operation inputting element for designating one of a plurality of functions; a function executing element for...
Playing state presentation system, playing state presentation device,
playing state presentation method, and...
A playing state presentation system has a contents server for supplying consecutive contents data, and a contents playing device for obtaining and playing the...
A portable apparatus includes a first case portion including a full keyboard, a second case portion superposed on the first case portion, a slide connection...
Communication system and communication apparatus
A communication system includes the following elements: a transmitter including a transmission circuit unit configured to generate an RF signal for transmitting...
Method and apparatus for processing image data which enables switching to
and from a reproduction mode
An image pickup device includes an image pickup including an image pickup lens system and an image pickup element operable to obtain a pickup image; a recording...
Signal processing apparatus and method, and program
A signal processing apparatus for performing a filtering process on an input image using a plurality of filters to generate an output image includes the...
Moving image creating apparatus, moving image creating method, and program
A moving image creating apparatus includes a memory that stores a plurality of template files each of which holds a plurality of component templates each for...
Image processing apparatus and method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a feature extracting unit configured to extract a feature in each local area from an image including a plurality of...
Image-capturing apparatus and method, facial expression evaluation
apparatus, and program
An image-capturing apparatus for capturing an image by using a solid-state image-capturing device may include a face detector configured to detect a face of a...
Biometric authentication system and biometric authentication method
There is provided a biometric authentication system including a plurality of information processing devices divided to a first group for performing a primary...
Sound pickup apparatus and echo cancellation processing method
A sound pickup apparatus selecting one of a plurality of microphones and performing echo cancellation processing for a plurality of microphones with an echo...
Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, wireless
communication system, and computer...
There is provided a wireless communication apparatus including: a matrix estimating unit that estimates a channel matrix of N rows and M columns (N and M are...
Decoding device and method, receiving device and method, and program
A decoding device that decodes demodulated data obtained by demodulating a quadrature modulated signal arising from digital modulation of a carrier and detects...
Methods and apparatus for concealing corrupted blocks of video data
Methods and apparatus for concealing corrupted blocks of streaming data are disclosed. It is determined whether a subdivision of the streaming data is a corrupt...
The bitstream includes digital codes representing an information signal. At least one digital code is selected. The code occupies a part of the bitstream which...
Apparatus and method for processing wavelet information
An inverse wavelet transformer causes a level-graded buffer to store one of two lines of coefficient data generated through a synthesis filtering operation. In...
Decoding apparatus, decoding method, and program of same
An encoding apparatus for encoding progressive image data and interlace image data corresponding to this progressive image data, having a first encoding unit...
Image processing apparatus and method
To predict a target code amount from a code amount calculated on a single quantizer scale. The present invention stores relationship information on a plurality...
Synchronized audio/video decoding for network devices
A method of synchronizing decoders within a network to a server includes receiving a set of timestamps and local clock signals upon receiving the beacon...
Signal transmitting and receiving devices, systems, and method for
multiplexing parallel data in a horizontal...
A signal transmitting device includes: a synchronous-data detecting unit that detects, from parallel data specified by a predetermined format and including...
Load balancing distribution of data to multiple recipients on a
A method and system for load balancing the distribution of a file or block of data to multiple recipients on a peer to peer network is disclosed.
Information processing device and method, information providing system,
information processing system, and...
A recording apparatus records music on a recording medium. The recording apparatus may access a music piece purchasing data base and select music to be recorded...
Optical recording medium, optical recording medium driving apparatus, and
optical recording medium driving method
An optical recording medium driving apparatus includes an optical pickup which irradiates first and second laser lights from one object lens with respect to an...
Information storage element and method of writing/reading information
into/from information storage element
An information storage element includes a strip-shaped ferromagnetic material layer; a first electrode disposed at a first end of the ferromagnetic material...
Semiconductor memory device and its operation method
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor memory device including: a bit line and a sense line; a data storage element having a data storage state changing in...
A semiconductor device includes: a memory cell array having a plurality of memory cells arranged in arrays; a plurality of bit lines formed correspondingly to a...
Liquid lens device and manufacturing method therefor
A manufacturing method for a liquid lens device includes: preparing a body having a liquid chamber, a conductive first liquid stored in the liquid chamber, an...
Hologram medium manufacturing method, master hologram medium manufacturing
method, recording medium, and...
A hologram medium manufacturing method that includes disposing a first pair of master hologram media with a predetermined interval so that the first pair of the...
Liquid crystal display, and projection type display using liquid crystal
There is provided a micro lens array (11) in which a plurality of micro lenses (21) is disposed two-dimensionally on a substrate, wherein the focal distance f...
Illuminating device, display device, and method of manufacturing light
An illuminating device includes a light guide plate, a light source disposed on a side face of the light guide plate, and a light modulation element disposed on...
Optical sheet, method of manufacturing the same, and display apparatus
A method of manufacturing the optical sheet is provided. The method includes: a first step of heating a composition containing a liquid crystal monomer or...
Disclosed herein is an imaging device, including: an imaging lens having an aperture stop; an imaging element adapted to obtain image data based on received...
Imaging device, imaging device control method and program for imaging
device control method
The present invention is applicable to, for example, a camera-integrated video tape recorder, displaying a marker M so that a luminance level, converted into a...
Imaging apparatus, imaging control method, and imaging control program
Imaging signal obtained through exposure for divided exposure times is A/D converted to digital imaging signal. Dark current component is subtracted from the...
Imaging apparatus, control method thereof, and program
An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging device generating an image signal on a subject image; a shooting control mechanism dividing an exposure to be made to...
Solid state imaging device and imaging apparatus adjusting the spatial
positions of pixels after addition by...
There is provided a solid-state imaging device, which includes: a comparator for sequentially comparing a predetermined level of an analog pixel signal obtained...
Communication system and method, sending apparatus and method, receiving
apparatus and method, and program
Disclosed herein is a communication system, including: a sending apparatus configured to transmit a Digital Visual Interface signal wherein pixel data formed...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing
An image processing apparatus that displays, on a display region having a first number of pixels, an image represented by gigantic image data that is recorded...
Panel and driving controlling method
The present invention provides a panel, including: a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in rows and columns and each including a light emitting element for...
Display device, electro-optical element driving method and electronic
The present invention permits a capacitance value of an electro-optical element such as organic EL element to be arbitrarily set without changing the light...
Apparatus and method for detecting contact on or proximity to a touch
To provide an information processing apparatus and information processing method capable of correcting a contact or proximity position to be closer to a...
Information processing apparatus, method and program
An information processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, an icon display control unit causing a display to display an operation icon, a pickup image...
Temperature control method for display device and display device
A method of controlling the temperature of a display device which includes a display panel having a plurality of light emitting elements arrayed in a matrix...
Image display device
Herein disclosed is an image display device including a pixel circuit array portion, a scanner portion, and a signal portion.