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US-8,289,364 TV with internet videoconferencing
A TV with Internet communication capability includes a built-in microphone and video camera. Signals from the microphone and video camera are processed by an IP...
US-8,289,325 Multi-pass shading
An application binary interface includes a descriptor specifying a binary shader for each pass of a multi-pass shader. The application binary interface also...
US-8,289,323 Drawing processing apparatus, texture processing apparatus, and tessellation method
A drawing processing apparatus for performing tessellation processing, comprising a pixel shader and a texture unit. An internal division operation part of the...
US-8,289,321 Method and apparatus for detecting plane, and robot apparatus having apparatus for detecting plane
In a plane detection apparatus, a plane detection unit (3) includes a line fitting block (4) to select a group of distance data points being in one plane from...
US-8,289,315 Image signal generating apparatus, image signal generation method, computer program, and recording medium
An image signal generating apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a sight-line detecting unit, a peripheral image determination unit, and an image...
US-8,289,309 Inverter circuit and display
An inverter circuit includes: a first transistor and a second transistor; a first switch and a second switch; and a first capacity element, in which the first...
US-8,289,306 Static retention mode for display panels
A video display method consistent with certain embodiments involves sampling video from a video source using a sample and hold frame buffer such that frames are...
US-8,289,290 Touch sensing apparatus for a mobile device, mobile device and method for touch operation sensing
The present invention relates to a touch sensing apparatus for a mobile device, a mobile device and a method for touch operation sensing to reliably sense an...
US-8,289,273 Scan line driving circuit, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus
Each scan line 112 has a unit circuit 40 that has TFTs 62,64 and 66. Capacitance C1 is short-circuited by the TFTs. Reset signal Rst is supplied to the gate...
US-8,289,248 Light sensor within display
A mobile communication device with a display may be configured to apply pulse width modulation (PWM) signals to light emitting diodes (LEDs) for providing...
US-8,289,245 Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic device
The present invention provides a display device, a method for driving the same, and an electronic device capable of making .mu. correction function reliably...
US-8,289,239 Display apparatus and display-apparatus driving method
Disclosed herein is a driving method for driving a display apparatus, the display apparatus including: N.times.M light emitting units; M scan lines; N data...
US-8,289,236 Method for replacing a main signal line with a sub signal line when a pixel circuit is defective
An active-matrix-type organic EL display panel having pixel circuits includes a main signal and a sub-signal line wired vertically in parallel to each other....
US-8,289,100 High-frequency electric field coupler, communication system, and communication apparatus
A high-frequency electric field coupler is provided for use in a contactless communication system propagating high frequency signals in a wide band utilizing...
US-8,289,003 Discharge apparatus, method of controlling discharge apparatus, and imaging apparatus
A discharge apparatus includes a discharge device having a temperature characteristic in which the impedance of the discharge device in a discharging state...
US-8,288,988 Contactless power supply apparatus, contactless power receiving apparatus, and associated methodology of...
A contactless power supply for charging at least one device using magnetic field resonance includes an AC power supply, at least one circuit, a charging surface...
US-8,288,836 Solid state imaging device capable of supressing generation of dark current
A solid state imaging device having a light sensing section that performs photoelectric conversion of incident light includes: an insulating layer formed on a...
US-8,288,770 Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging device is disclosed. In the solid-state imaging device, plural unit areas, each having a photoelectric conversion region converting...
US-8,288,764 Organic electronic device, method for production thereof, and organic semiconductor molecule
An organic electronic device which has stable physical properties and which allows easy production is provided. The organic electronic device has a conductive...
US-8,288,681 Laser processing apparatus and laser processing method as well as debris extraction mechanism and debris...
A laser processing apparatus is provided. The laser processing apparatus removes and extracts debris generated by irradiating a transparent resin layer formed...
US-8,288,247 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device
There is provided a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device which, in the case where an InP-based device is formed with a sacrificial layer in between,...
US-8,287,373 Control device for communicating visual information
Methods and systems for interfacing a control device with a computer program executing at a base computing device are presented. The method generates a visual...
US-8,287,172 Planar illumination device
The planar illumination device includes: a light guide plate formed by arranging a plurality of unit light guide plates each having a light emission surface as...
US-8,287,169 Backlight and displaying/imaging apparatus
The present invention provides a backlight capable of suppressing loss of light from an invisible light source and a displaying/imaging apparatus using the...
US-8,287,159 Reflector, display device, and method of manufacturing the same
A reflector capable of suppressing contrast reduction caused by retro-reflection of outside light, a display device having the same, and a method of...
US-D669,108 Video camera
US-D669,107 Binoculars
US-D669,057 Earphone
US-RE43,751 Browser system having simplified URL address registering method
.[.The present invention relates to a browser apparatus for browsing a variety of homepages supplied from servers over e.g. the Internet. In the browser...
US-8,286,256 Method and system for restricted biometric access to content of packaged media
A system, method, and user device for restricting access to the content of media over a network. Biometric information is collected and compared against...
US-8,286,210 HDMI switching technology for the coupling of consumer electronic control and/or non-consumer electronic...
A switching module, system and method facilitate communications between one or more non-CEC enabled devices and a television of an audio/visual (A/V) system....
US-8,286,200 Disk drive apparatus and electronic appliance
A disk drive apparatus includes: a disk table on which a disk recording medium inserted into a disk insertion port for loading is mounted; an eject lever...
US-8,286,161 Apparatus, method, and computer program for setting and updating a relationship between a logical processor and...
An information processing apparatus includes a control operating system executing a process for allocating a plurality of logical processors to a physical...
US-8,286,091 Image display controlling apparatus, image display controlling method, and program
An image display controlling apparatus, including an image-data maintaining section for maintaining a plurality of image data, a link management section for...
US-8,285,916 Storage device
A storage device, enabling elimination of redundant write operations of non-selected data and enabling optimization of arrangement of pages to a state efficient...
US-8,285,783 Distribution system and distribution method
A portable terminal apparatus including an individual identification acquiring device and a unit for transmitting individual identification information. A...
US-8,285,501 Battery pack and detection method
A battery pack includes: a plurality of batteries; a detection section to measure a voltage of each of the plurality of batteries to obtain a voltage variation...
US-8,285,403 Mobile transcoding architecture
A method and system for transcoding for a mobile device. The method includes accepting a master file, processing the master file with steps laid out in a...
US-8,285,317 Proactive application communications
A device may include a contact information database and a processor. The processor may interact with a participant in a session with an application, obtain...
US-8,285,230 Amplifying circuit, semiconductor integrated circuit, wireless transmission system, and communication apparatus
An amplifying circuit includes: an amplifying cell portion configured by cascade-connecting a plurality stage of amplifying cells each including a pair of...
US-8,285,223 Wireless link status presentation for wireless displays
A deviation from an expected wireless link status between a wireless display device and a local wireless media transmission device is detected via the wireless...
US-8,285,123 Program recording reservation system, recording apparatus, and controller apparatus
A program recording reservation system includes a recording apparatus including a recorder for recording broadcast programs; and a remote controller for setting...
US-8,285,120 Video material management apparatus and method, recording medium as well as program
The apparatus displays a GUI screen that includes an image display section, and a time-position information display section for displaying time-position...
US-8,285,117 Information processing apparatus, disk, information processing method, and program
An information processing apparatus includes a data processing unit that verifies data recorded on a disk and reproduces content recorded on the disk if a...
US-8,285,116 Recording apparatus, recording method, recording medium, and recording system
A control unit of a recording apparatus determines a transfer mode of content data by an external device, re-encodes the content data by a re-encoding unit and...
US-8,285,110 Data processing method, data processing device, information recording medium, and computer program
There is provided an apparatus and a method for generating record data, guaranteeing seamless playback even in a case of occurrence of a jump. In a multilayer...
US-8,285,108 Image-capture device, image-capture method, and image-capture program
An image-capture device includes: an image-capture section that captures an image of a subject; a detector that detects a portion of the subject, the portion...
US-8,285,106 Information processing apparatus
Audio data is prevented from not synchronizing with video data when splicing. A first GOP of a video stream of a second program is spliced to a last GOP of a...
US-8,285,079 Method for highly accurate estimation of motion using phase correlation
An image alignment method includes computationally efficient methods of achieving high-accuracy local motion estimates by using phase correlation. The method...
US-8,285,075 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a pre-combination processing unit configured to perform a pre-combination process so that a plurality of frames of image...
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