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US-8,261,305 System and method for scrolling through TV video icons by category
In a TV displaying thumbnails of videos grouped by genre, genre labels are shown so that a user can conveniently move genre to genre with a single click on a...
US-8,261,210 TV widget animation with audio
An example television Widget movement method involves receiving a dedicated command from a remote controller that activates the plurality of Widget programs,...
US-8,261,178 Audio data distribution system and method for generating a photo slideshow which automatically selects music
An embodiment of the present invention relates to a method, system, or program that automatically associates background music with an image slideshow. The...
US-8,261,131 Recovery from HDD failure and technical support through WWAN
A user of a user computer whose hard disk drive (HDD) is "fried" can press a special key to cause BIOS to automatically gather location information about the...
US-8,261,096 Information processing apparatus, information recording medium, information processing method, and computer program
An information processing apparatus, an information recording medium, an information processing method, and a computer program are provided. In an information...
US-8,261,060 Content transmitting apparatus, content transmitting method, and content transmitting program
A content transmitting apparatus, includes: an acquisition device configured to acquire content data distributed in streaming mode; a temporary storage device...
US-8,260,955 Interface circuit for transmitting and receiving digital signals between devices
A video signal and an audio signal are TMDS transmitted from a source device to a sink device. Through a reserved line and a HPD line provided separately from a...
US-8,260,875 Entertainment device, entertainment system and method for reproducing media items
A method for reproducing media items using a first entertainment device is provided. The first entertainment device communicates with a portable entertainment...
US-8,260,860 Dynamic bandwidth control
Data transfer over a computer network relating to a data object of a multiple user network application, from a network user who owns the data object to an...
US-8,260,760 Content providing apparatus, content providing system, web site changing apparatus, web site changing system,...
Apparatus in which, with respect to a vague search request, content, such as a musical piece matching a user's mood at that time, can easily be searched for...
US-8,260,542 Navigation apparatus, operation control method, and mobile terminal apparatus
A navigation apparatus including a geomagnetic sensor that detects a geomagnetic field of the navigation apparatus, an orientation calculation unit that...
US-8,260,445 Signal processing system, signal transmission apparatus, signal receiving apparatus, and program
A signal processing system is provided, which includes a first converter for converting first information in to second information, a superimposer for...
US-8,260,343 Electronic devices including vertically mounted loudspeakers and related assemblies and methods
An electronic device may include a printed circuit board and a speaker box defining an acoustic volume between spaced apart first and second speaker box walls...
US-8,260,275 Data transmitting apparatus and method
A sending method includes supplying a material to a plurality of audio channels that send an entirety of a music title repeatedly for a certain unit of time....
US-8,260,205 Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless communication method and program
A first communication unit performs a non-contact communication with an external device and receives setting data from the external device. A second...
US-8,260,200 Non-contact wireless communication apparatus, method of adjusting resonance frequency of non-contact wireless...
A non-contact wireless communication apparatus and a mobile terminal apparatus are provided. The non-contact wireless communication apparatus includes a...
US-8,260,198 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, and wireless communication method
A wireless communication system is disclosed. The wireless communication system performs data transmission using spatially multiplexed streams from a first...
US-8,260,194 Information communication method, information communication system, information reception apparatus, and...
An information communication method includes transmitting a millimeter-band radio wave from a reception side, reflecting the transmitted radio wave at a...
US-8,260,120 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
A stream on a recording medium is divided into parts, and is subjected to rearrangement editing while the compatibility with a playback-only device is...
US-8,260,118 Video reproduction apparatus and video reproduction method
A lateral shake prevention when a video picked up by a digital camera is reproduced is realized, and viewing on a large screen television set is made...
US-8,260,108 Recording and reproduction apparatus and recording and reproduction method
A recording and reproduction apparatus may include an information signal recording section configured to record an information signal on a recording medium; a...
US-8,260,090 Information processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, image display control method and computer program
An apparatus for processing an image includes an input unit for inputting user operation information, a recording medium for recording moving image data, a data...
US-8,260,068 Encoding and decoding device and associated methodology for obtaining a decoded image with low delay
An identifying information generating unit that generates shared-process identifying information that identifies by which encoding processing and decoding...
US-8,260,060 Comparison method, comparison system, computer, and program
A comparison apparatus 2 designates first registration information RT1 inherent to a first parameter obtained by applying generalized Hough transform processing...
US-8,260,041 Image-capturing apparatus and method, 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...
US-8,260,012 Image-capturing apparatus and method, 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...
US-8,260,003 Image-signal processor, image-signal processing method, and program for tracking a moving object
An image-signal processing apparatus configured to track an object moving in an image includes a setting unit configured to set an eliminating area in an image...
US-8,259,984 Headset with on-ear detection
A headset including a body configured to be affixed to an ear of a user, and a speaker for reproducing an audio signal, the speaker representing part of the...
US-8,259,956 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus includes a jack, a noise-canceling section, a judgment section, and a first regulation section. The jack is connectable with...
US-8,259,946 Communication apparatus, reader/writer, communication system, and communication method
There is provided a communication apparatus including a non-contact communication unit for performing a non-contact communication with a reader/writer; a...
US-8,259,945 Communication system, information processing apparatus, information processing method, recording medium and program
A portable server has an antenna and radio communicating portion having a receivable distance of several m to several tens of m and an authentication antenna...
US-8,259,855 Equalizing structure and equalizing method
An equalizing structure and method for a wireless communication system receiving device. Two or more transmit signals transmitted in parallel from one or more...
US-8,259,849 Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, computer program, and wireless communication...
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...
US-8,259,826 Receiving apparatus, communication system, receiving method and program
A receiving apparatus according to the present invention has a plurality of synchronizing circuits which is provided corresponding to different preamble signals...
US-8,259,799 Encoding device, encoding method, decoding device, and decoding method
Continuous reproduction can be made possible. An encoding apparatus for executing an encoding process with an encoding system capable of at least B-pictures as...
US-8,259,793 System and method of fast MPEG-4/AVC quantization
A system and method for coding moving pictures according to MPEG-4/AVC is described which performs rapid quantization of the transformed residue signal is...
US-8,259,650 Communication device connectable to an access point based on setting information wirelessly provided from...
A communication device is disclosed. The communication device includes a radio communication section and a switching section. The switching section switches a...
US-8,259,573 Contents providing system, server device and contents transmission device
A user management server device (a) registers a contents transmission request when receiving the contents transmission request to an electronic device from a...
US-8,259,553 Optical pickup and optical disc device
An optical pickup includes: a light source outputting a light beam; an objective lens collecting the light beam on a target recording layer as a target of...
US-8,259,546 Optical disc device, tracking control start method, and tracking control start program
The present invention can promptly start the tracking control. According to an embodiment of the present invention, after making it possible to discriminate the...
US-8,259,453 Card device
Disclosed herein is a card device including a semiconductor package section having memory functions and a substrate section joined to the semiconductor package...
US-8,259,384 Illumination device and display device
An illumination device is provided and includes: a light guide member; a light source provided on one or more side faces of the light guide member; and a light...
US-8,259,232 Image display apparatus and image display method
An image display apparatus including an image receiving unit that receives an image signal on which additional display information is superimposed, an image...
US-8,259,220 Imaging device containing a rotary shutter for frame rate controlling
Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: an imaging element configured to carry out photoelectric conversion of subject image light incident through a...
US-8,259,211 Lens driver and image pickup apparatus
A lens driver includes a lens unit, a polymer actuator, and an orthogonal transformation mechanism. The lens unit includes a lens holding frame having a pressed...
US-8,259,208 Method and apparatus for performing touch-based adjustments within imaging devices
A camera and method which selectively applies image content adjustments to elements contained in the image material. By way of example, the method involves...
US-8,259,200 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging section receiving color light and interpolation light including at least a part of a wavelength range of the color...
US-8,259,196 Comparator, method of calibrating comparator, solid-state imaging device, and camera system
A comparator includes: a signal input terminal; a capacitor connected between the signal input terminal and a signal line; and a switching transistor for...
US-8,259,185 Terminal device, connectable position information display method and program
A terminal device includes: a communication means radio communicatable to access points; a storage means for storing a database associating identification...
US-8,259,184 Imaging apparatus with shake correction
In an imaging apparatus with a shake correction function, the influence of front curtain shock is prevented from being exerted on a shake correction function...
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