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US-8,244,537 Audience state estimation system, audience state estimation method, and audience state estimation program
Video signal relative to an imaged audience and audio signal according to voices from the audience are generated in an input unit. A characteristic amount...
US-8,244,239 Communication apparatus, communication method, program, and communication system
A communication apparatus is provided including a display unit, a storage unit capable of storing therein display condition information in which a display...
US-8,244,227 Information providing device, mobile communication device, information providing system, information providing...
An information providing device includes: a measurement information receiver receiving, from one or more mobile communication devices, measurement information...
US-8,244,114 Recording apparatus and recording method, playback apparatus and playback method, recording/playback apparatus...
The present invention relates to a recoding apparatus and a recording method, a playback apparatus and a playback method, a recording/playback apparatus and a...
US-8,244,109 Electronic device and content reproducing method and program
An electronic device includes a communication block configured to execute communication with an external device; a storage block configured to store content; a...
US-8,244,104 System for creating content using content project data
A system for creating content using content project data selects a template containing a setting of a scene arrangement of a plurality of scenes of content and...
US-8,244,100 Information apparatus for reproducing commercial broadcast information and method of same
An information reproducing apparatus for making sure a viewer watches commercial broadcast information contained in broadcast information. Concretely, a...
US-8,244,099 Picture reproducing apparatus and method, recording medium, and picture reproducing program
To facilitate implementing a user operation control in a picture reproducing apparatus for reproducing contents recorded on a disk or the like. A picture...
US-8,244,097 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
An information processing apparatus includes an image input section configured to input an edit target image, an edit target image attribute input section...
US-8,244,093 Video signal processing device and method, and program
A video signal processing device including a specification information obtaining unit for obtaining specification information indicating specifications of a...
US-8,244,068 Device and method for adjusting orientation of a data representation displayed on a display
An electronic device, preferably in the form of a mobile phone, comprising a support structure and a camera carried by the support structure. An orientation...
US-8,244,055 Image processing apparatus and method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes: a difference-value calculation mechanism calculating a difference value between the first accumulated value produced by...
US-8,243,964 Piezo speaker pressure sensor
A piezo speaker pressure sensor that includes a bladder and a piezo speaker element. The bladder abuts the piezo speaker element. A pressure may be sensed from...
US-8,243,959 Audio output control device and audio output control method
An audio output control device includes: display means for displaying two screens; speaker output control means for recognizing whether a main screen or a sub...
US-8,243,958 Receiver
The present invention provides a receiver for making an earphone cord of an earphone function as an earphone antenna. The receiver includes a receiver circuit...
US-8,243,921 Decryption system
A method of generating a set of clear packets, involves receiving a selectively encrypted stream of data, detecting encrypted packets within the selectively...
US-8,243,824 Information processing apparatus and method
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus configured to process a code stream having a first resolution with data having the first resolution...
US-8,243,809 Image information encoding method and encoder, and image information decoding method and decoder
In an image information encoder (10) supplied with an interlaced image in a 4:2:0 format, a color-difference signal phase correction unit (22) shifts, for...
US-8,243,808 Image information encoding method and encoder, and image information decoding method and decoder
In an image information encoder (10) supplied with an interlaced image in a 4:2:0 format, a color-difference signal phase correction unit (22) shifts, for...
US-8,243,807 Image processing method, a program of an image processing method, a recording medium on which a program of an...
An image processing method in which a video signal is processed to detect a conspicuous area which is thought that a camera person intends to shoot, the method...
US-8,243,776 Communication device, noise removing method, and program
A communication device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a communication antenna that receives a transmission signal where a spectrum...
US-8,243,769 Semiconductor light emitting device, optical pickup unit and information recording/reproduction apparatus
A semiconductor light emitting device downsized by devising arrangement of connection pads is provided. A second light emitting device is layered on a first...
US-8,243,664 Adaptive history aware beam steering
The present invention relates to the field of multi-path wireless communication. The present invention provides a system for assisting in providing a wireless...
US-8,243,564 Misjudgment correction circuit and optical disk drive
Disclosed herein is a misjudgment correction circuit, including, an edge detection section configured to detect, in a binarized full addition signal obtained by...
US-8,243,459 Electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus includes a rectangular-parallelepiped first casing, a rectangular-parallelepiped second casing, and a first connecting apparatus. The...
US-8,243,449 Heat-transporting device and electronic apparatus
A heat-transporting device includes a working fluid, a vessel, a vapor-phase flow path, and a liquid-phase flow path. The working fluid transports heat using a...
US-8,243,445 Electronic apparatus
Provided is an electronic apparatus capable of preventing an unnecessary space from being made inside the housing, and of improving ventilation efficiency of...
US-8,243,417 Variable capacitor and electronic device
Disclosed is a variable capacitor that includes signal electrodes configured to sandwich a dielectric layer so as to generate a signal electric field, and...
US-8,243,288 Object detection system and object detection method
Disclosed herein is an object detection system including, a light radiation section, a light sweeping block, a light reflection body, a reflected-light...
US-8,243,243 Display device
An embodiment of the invention provides a display device having a common electrode and pixel electrodes disposed in an insulating state on one of a pair of...
US-8,243,242 Liquid crystal display device, method for producing same, and electronic apparatus
A liquid crystal display device includes a pair of substrates, a plurality of gate lines arranged in parallel, a plurality of common lines arranged in parallel,...
US-8,243,237 Transmissive and transflective device display
A device includes a display that includes a transmissive portion, a transflective portion, and a lens array associated with the transflective portion.
US-8,243,204 Communication system, transmitter, receiver, communication method, program, and communication cable
The present invention relates to a communication system, a transmitter, a receiver, a communication method, a program, and a communication cable for providing...
US-8,243,199 Apparatus, method and program for enabling content displayed on a display screen to be switched
An information processing apparatus includes a content display control section switching contents to be displayed on a display screen, and a related information...
US-8,243,196 Motion adaptive image processing
A method of image processing for converting interlaced images to progressive scan images comprises the steps of generating a motion dependent mixing value for...
US-8,243,186 Solid-state image pickup apparatus and electronic apparatus
Disclosed is a solid-state image pickup apparatus including a plurality of pixels. The plurality of pixels each including a lens, a photoelectric converter to...
US-8,243,178 Physical quantity distribution detecting apparatus and imaging apparatus
A physical quantity distribution detecting apparatus includes a sensor array in which a plurality of unit sensors for sensing physical quantity are...
US-8,243,159 Image capturing device, image processing device, image analysis method for the image capturing device and the...
An image capturing device includes: an image capturing unit that captures a subject and generates a captured image; a resolution converting unit that converts...
US-8,243,156 Image-capturing apparatus and image-capturing control method
An image-capturing apparatus includes an image-capturing unit configured to capture an image of a subject in order to obtain captured image data; a storage...
US-8,243,150 Noise reduction in an image processing method and image processing apparatus
An image processing method is disclosed. The image processing method uses a first still image and a second still image which are chronologically successive and...
US-8,243,146 Solid-state imaging device and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a solid-state imaging device including a plurality of pixel units configured to be disposed in an imaging area in such a way that a...
US-8,243,089 Implementing lighting control of a user environment
A system and method for controlling lighting conditions in a user environment whereby bandwidth consumption may be managed is disclosed. An inner frame area and...
US-8,243,020 Actuated multi-faced keys
An assembly may include information that includes a first plurality of stripes making up a first icon and a second plurality of stripes making up a second icon....
US-8,242,991 Liquid crystal display apparatus
A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix shape and a drive circuit for actively driving the plurality of pixels....
US-8,242,973 Image signal processing apparatus, image signal processing method, image projecting system, image projecting...
An image processing apparatus receives first and second input image signals and generates first and second projection image signals for projecting images from...
US-8,242,894 Remote control system and remote control method
To realize a system for simplifying a user's operation to instruct a main device to operate as desired, using a remote control device such as a remote...
US-8,242,558 Semiconductor device and method for production of semiconductor device
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor device including: a gate electrode formed in a recess dug in the surface of a semiconductor substrate, with a gate...
US-8,242,552 Storage element, method of manufacturing same, and semiconductor storage device
Disclosed herein is a storage element including: a first electrode; a second electrode formed in a position opposed to the first electrode; and a...
US-8,242,548 Solid-state imaging device, manufacturing method for the same, and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel section including, in a semiconductor substrate, plural photoelectric conversion sections that photoelectrically...
US-8,242,547 Solid-state imaging device and camera
A solid-state imaging device which includes a plurality of pixels in an arrangement, each of the pixels including a photoelectric conversion element, pixel...
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