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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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Electronic device, communication system, method of communication, and
An electronic device includes a Consumer Electronic Control (CEC) device unit and a connected-device determination unit. The electronic device is capable of...
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...
Image-capturing apparatus, image-capturing method, display apparatus, and
The present invention provides full-parallax images having high spatial resolution in real time. An image-capturing optical unit (21) includes a plurality of...
An imaging apparatus for performing efficient signal processing depending on the operational mode. In the finder mode, a CCD interface 21a decimates horizontal...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...
Antenna arrangement for high speed data transfer and wireless energy
The present invention relates to an antenna arrangement, an electronic communication device and an electronic communication set. By using a parallel plate type...
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...
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...
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...
Anisotropic conductive film, joined structure and method for producing the
Provided is an anisotropic conductive film having enhanced adhesion strength to a circuit member and attaining high conduction reliability; a joined structure;...
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...
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...
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...
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...
System for converting television commercials into interactive networked
Methods, systems, and computer programs for converting television commercials into interactive network video games are presented. In one method, a broadcast or...
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...
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...
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...
Content viewing system, content viewing apparatus, and viewing approval
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...
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...
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...
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...
History display apparatus, history display system, history display method,
According to an operation of a frame on an arrangement of history information displayed in a sequence, shared history information including action information...
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...
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...
Composite memory device, data processing method and data processing
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...
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...
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...
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...