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US-8,229,348 Data transmitting apparatus and method
A ground station multiplexes audio digital data of a plurality of audio broadcasts, GUI data, and download audio data and transmits the multiplexed signal to a...
US-8,229,281 Recording apparatus, recording method, recording program, recording/reproducing apparatus,...
A recording apparatus for compression-coding video data and recording the compression-coded video data, including an encoder compression-coding video data using...
US-8,229,278 Portfolios in disc authoring
Authoring a Blu-ray Disc including: defining an initial project and exporting portfolios from the initial project, where the portfolios include portions of the...
US-8,229,273 Recording-and-reproducing apparatus and recording-and-reproducing method
A recording-and-reproducing apparatus for reproducibly controlling data recorded on a recording medium includes: a device configured to acquire control...
US-8,229,183 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus includes at least two living-body detecting units, a imaging unit, and a drive unit. The living-body detecting units are provided at a...
US-8,229,179 Finger vein authentication apparatus and finger vein authentication method
A finger vein authentication apparatus includes an image pickup device that creates two kinds of picked-up images by performing line scanning in both of a...
US-8,229,172 Algorithms for estimating precise and relative object distances in a scene
A two picture matching curve information is able to be used to determine precise object distance or relative object distance in a scene. Acquiring two images...
US-8,229,154 Headphone device
The present invention provides a more excellent headphone device that is provided with the portability and operability as compared with that in the past. The...
US-8,229,137 Volume control circuits for use in electronic devices and related methods and electronic devices
Volume control circuits for use in electronic devices are provided. Some embodiments of the present invention provide volume control circuits for use in...
US-8,229,135 Audio enhancement method and system
A method for transforming an audio signal and a system employing that method is disclosed. The method proceeds by extracting from the signal components that...
US-8,229,116 Information processing apparatus and method and program
An information processing apparatus configured to transfer encrypted information from a sending source to a sending destination, includes: a decryptor, an...
US-8,228,995 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program are provided. The image processing apparatus of processing an image includes: means for...
US-8,228,990 Template matching scheme using multiple predictors as candidates for intra-prediction
An apparatus and method for spatial encoding of intra-predictions for a current block of a video sequence without the need to average across a number of best...
US-8,228,988 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-8,228,969 Pseudo-echo cancellation processing apparatus, pseudo-echo cancellation method and digital-broadcast receiving...
Disclosed herein is a pseudo-echo cancellation processing apparatus including: a correlator for computing a complex mutual-correlation value, that is, the value...
US-8,228,960 Laser device, laser display device, and laser irradiation device
The present invention provides a laser device having a high wavelength conversion efficiency and a wide wavelength width, and is suitable as a display light...
US-8,228,941 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer...
Random access operation is performed under a communication environment in which a plurality of communication modes having different transmission rate coexist...
US-8,228,924 AC PLC to DC PLC transceiver
A device that provides an interface between alternating current powerline communication signals and direct current powerline communication signals. In one...
US-8,228,894 Synchronization circuit, synchronization method, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication...
A synchronization circuit includes a packet detecting unit that searches a received signal for a preamble that is added to the beginning of a packet and that...
US-8,228,884 Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer...
Disclosed is radar wave detection and DFS (dynamic frequency selection) with high efficiency while considering, for instance, the power consumption of each...
US-8,228,864 Communication unit, system and method for saving power therein
A communication unit comprises a receiver for receiving a message sent on an allocation channel, packet identifying logic, capable of identifying a data type of...
US-8,228,777 Objective lens, an optical pickup, and optical information recording/reproducing apparatus
An objective lens has a numerical aperture of 0.8 or more and focusing a light beam of a wavelength .lamda. of at least 450 nm or less on an optical information...
US-8,228,773 Laser driving device and optical apparatus
A laser driving device includes a storage unit that stores signal patterns for recording-waveform control representing level information of each divided driving...
US-8,228,764 Recording/reproducing apparatus and recording/reproducing system
A recording/reproducing apparatus includes an optical source and a near-field light generating unit. The near-field light generating unit includes two...
US-8,228,671 Electronic apparatus including a cooling unit and a wall member
Provided is an electronic apparatus capable of also supplying sufficient air flow to a heat generating device other than the heat sink. An electronic apparatus...
US-8,228,620 Variable focal length lens system and image pickup device
Disclosed herein is a variable focal length lens system including a first lens group, a second lens group, a third lens group, a fourth lens group, and a fifth...
US-8,228,612 Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
A zoom lens and an image pickup apparatus are disclosed. The zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side, a first lens group having a...
US-8,228,462 Optical element laminate, backlight, and liquid crystal display apparatus
An optical element laminate is provided and includes a first optical element and a second optical element superimposed with the first optical element. The first...
US-8,228,436 Image synthesizing apparatus
An image synthesizing apparatus is provided. The image synthesizing apparatus includes: a key image selector, a background selector, a key processor, an image...
US-8,228,435 Enhanced metadata presented in a pop-up window on cross-media bar user interface when a user hovers a screen...
When a user hovers a screen cursor over a TV channel icon on a cross-media bar (XMB) user interface (UI) for a threshold period, enhanced metadata from...
US-8,228,432 Picture processing device, method therefor, and program
A picture processing device is capable of performing a process of superposing a sub picture image on a moving picture image which forms a base. The device...
US-8,228,420 Lens driver, camera module, imaging apparatus, and camera-equipped mobile terminal
A lens driver includes: an imaging lens; a housing accommodating the lens; a spring member provided between the lens and the housing and holding the lens in the...
US-8,228,412 Information display apparatus, image taking apparatus, and method and computer program for controlling...
An information display apparatus includes an input device adapted to input user operation information, a touch sensor adapted to detect the state of the input...
US-8,228,400 Generation of simulated long exposure images in response to multiple short exposures
Simulating a long exposure-time image from a sequence of short exposure-time images captured at slightly different times. The sequence of images is combined in...
US-8,228,392 Method and unit for generating high dynamic range image and video frame
An embodiment of the invention relates to a method for High Dynamic Range (HDR) image creation by generating a mean difference curve for use in aligning the...
US-8,228,390 Image taking apparatus with shake correction, image processing apparatus with shake correction, image...
In an image taking apparatus, an imaging unit senses an image of a subject, and a face detection unit detects a face in the image sensed by the imaging unit. A...
US-8,228,383 Image pickup apparatus and method for controlling ranging area based on detected object
An image pickup apparatus includes a motion amount detecting unit that detects an amount of motion of an object on the basis of an image signal of the object, a...
US-8,228,361 Information processing device, information processing method, information processing program, and portable...
An information processing device includes a communication unit conducting a videophone call, a memory storing a telephone directory which registers at least...
US-8,228,351 Image display apparatus featuring improved contrast
An image display apparatus may include a light source, a spatial light modulation element, light quantity adjustment section, image correction section and...
US-8,228,341 Image processing apparatus and image processing method, and program
A plurality of input image signals are synthesized to generate a synthesis signal on the basis of synthesis information indicating an area where input image...
US-8,228,334 Image processing method
An object surface is rendered by not only grid lines indicating a slope in the surface of an object, but also by moving objects which move over the object...
US-8,228,309 Display apparatus and information input apparatus
A display apparatus includes a display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate opposed to the first substrate, and a touch sensor switch disposed...
US-8,228,303 Information communication apparatus and method of controlling information communication apparatus
An information communication apparatus includes: an electrostatic panel unit that is at least provided with an electrostatically chargeable panel surface; a...
US-8,228,285 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 suppress deterioration in the image quality of...
US-8,228,268 Display device, method of driving display device, and computer program
There is provided a display device including a display unit having pixels, each of which includes a luminescence element for individually emitting light...
US-8,228,262 Method and system for processing wireless digital multimedia
Multimedia from a source can be wirelessly transmitted in a 60 GHz system to a display. To support rapid reads of encryption, EDID, and other data written into...
US-8,228,255 Printed circuit board (PCB) antenna assembly with radio frequency (RF) shroud
A printed circuit board (PCB) antenna assembly having a metal shroud and a method of making the same are presented. The shroud reduces radio frequency (RF)...
US-8,228,246 Electronic device
An electronic device includes multiple first antennas; at least one second antenna used in a different wireless communication system therefrom; a display panel...
US-8,228,242 Ultra wide band secondary antennas and wireless devices using the same
A secondary antenna in a wireless communication terminal is provided. The secondary antenna includes an electrically conductive planar element that includes a...
US-8,228,202 Transmitting information to a user's body
A method for transmitting information to a body includes providing a set of standardized codes. Each code of the standardized codes is associated with a...
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