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US-8,241,799 Methods of operating fuel cell power generators, and fuel cell power generators
A method of operating a fuel cell power generator, and a fuel cell power generator to be operated by the method, which method enables feeding of a diluted fuel...
US-8,241,795 Electrolytic solutions and battery
A battery capable of improving the storage characteristics and the cycle characteristics is provided. The battery includes a cathode, an anode, and an...
US-8,241,774 Battery device, electronic apparatus, and battery system
Disclosed is a battery device including a battery enclosure incorporating a battery cell. The battery device further includes an output terminal that outputs...
US-8,241,455 Method for packing electric components on a substrate
A compression bonding device capable of packaging electric components on both sides of a substrate is provided. A compression bonding device includes first and...
US-8,241,125 Apparatus and method of interaction with a data processor
A method of interaction with a data processor such as a games machine comprises the steps of capturing a wide angle image of an environment, obtaining image...
US-8,241,122 Image processing method and input interface apparatus
For an input interface apparatus for recognizing the motion of an object, there may be cases where the brightness of the object to be captured is insufficient,...
US-8,241,099 Generating custom creatures
A computer-implemented method of growing and incubating custom creatures in a computer game, including: obtaining genetic properties; combining the genetic...
US-8,240,568 Information communication system, information communication device, information communication method and...
Information communication includes communicating with an information storage medium having a data communication function determined by a physical communication...
US-8,240,562 Communication apparatus, communication method, antenna module and communication system
A communication apparatus has a first communication section which makes contactless communication by means of magnetic field coupling and a second communication...
US-D665,417 Display panel or screen portion with icon
US-D665,376 Audio system
US-D665,368 Television receiver
US-D665,346 Battery charger
US-D665,340 Rechargeable battery
US-8,239,961 Digital rights management using trusted time
A method for monitoring time so that the use of protected content can be controlled includes receiving a trusted time value from a trusted authority external to...
US-8,239,899 Method for reproducing data streams
Method for reproducing data streams, in particular of broadcast data, comprising the steps of: receiving at least one receiving data stream (RDS); providing a...
US-8,239,896 Integration of control data into digital broadcast content for access to ancillary information
Ancillary information associated with one or more images embedded in a digital broadcast data stream may be accessed by a digital broadcast receiving device....
US-8,239,894 Electronic apparatus, display controlling method for electronic apparatus and graphical user interface
A graphical user interface is disclosed which achieves an easy search for a desired item upon scrolling. A plurality of representation images individually...
US-8,239,742 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,...
US-8,239,690 Storage device and storage method, and information-processing device and information-processing method
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...
US-8,239,681 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...
US-8,239,480 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...
US-8,239,446 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...
US-8,239,353 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...
US-8,239,320 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...
US-8,239,049 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...
US-8,238,978 Portable apparatus
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...
US-8,238,824 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...
US-8,238,711 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...
US-8,238,684 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...
US-8,238,667 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...
US-8,238,652 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...
US-8,238,618 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...
US-8,238,616 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...
US-8,238,547 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...
US-8,238,498 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...
US-8,238,459 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...
US-8,238,442 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...
US-8,238,435 Modifying bitstreams
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...
US-8,238,434 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...
US-8,238,425 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...
US-8,238,423 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...
US-8,238,376 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...
US-8,238,332 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...
US-8,238,237 Load balancing distribution of data to multiple recipients on a peer-to-peer network
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.
US-8,238,211 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...
US-8,238,210 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...
US-8,238,150 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...
US-8,238,138 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...
US-8,238,132 Semiconductor device
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...
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