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US-8,285,062 Method for improving the performance of embedded graphics coding
Embedded Graphics Coding (EGC) is used to encode images with sparse histograms. In EGC, an image is divided into blocks of pixels. For each block, the pixels...
US-8,285,054 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
Methods and apparatuses for detecting a plurality of pixels of interest within an image and identifying luminance values corresponding to a predetermined...
US-8,285,051 Information processing apparatus and method for detecting associated information from time-sequential information
An information processing apparatus detects, from time-sequential information continuously supplied for a given period of time, associated information regarding...
US-8,285,038 White balance adjustment
A portable electronic communication device includes an image memory that stores an image in its original colors; a display that presents the image, in its...
US-8,284,887 Clock data recovery circuit and multiplied-frequency clock generation circuit
Disclosed herein is a clock data recovery circuit including: a first phase detector; a loop filter; a charge pump; a voltage-controlled oscillator; a second...
US-8,284,843 Information encoding apparatus and method, information searching apparatus and method, information searching...
An information searching system includes an encoding apparatus and a searching apparatus. The encoding apparatus inputs information to be stored, encodes the...
US-8,284,834 Video-signal processing apparatus, video-signal processing method, and video-signal processing system
A video-signal processing apparatus includes a video-signal input unit to which a video signal including multiple images arranged in a time sequential manner is...
US-8,284,797 Method for wireless data transfer
A method for wireless data transfer between first and second multimedia devices connected via a wireless connection operated according to a first wireless...
US-8,284,643 Recording apparatus and control method
A recording apparatus for performing information recording using formation of marks by focusing a first light with an objective lens at a given position in a...
US-8,284,564 Circuit board
A circuit board includes balls as electrodes in a grid, a power supply wiring pattern area connected to power supply terminals of an integrated circuit mounted...
US-8,284,512 Recording medium and apparatus for protecting copyrighted digital data
Copying, dubbing or reproducing copyrighted digital data can be inhibited or restricted to properly protect a copyright. AV data recorded on a pre-recorded tape...
US-8,284,499 Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side: first, second and third lens groups having a negative refractive power, a positive...
US-8,284,320 Program delivery apparatus and operation button function assigning method
A program delivery apparatus including a program delivery control section configured to control program delivery based on a program delivery program made up of...
US-8,284,310 Delay matching in audio/video systems
An audio/video system comprises an audio signal processing path having an audio path delay and a video signal processing path having a video path delay. The...
US-8,284,306 Method and unit to process an image signal involving frame rate conversion to improve image quality
An image signal processing unit includes a frame rate conversion circuit performing double frame rate conversion on an input image signal from a first frame...
US-8,284,302 Electronic device with low battery warning
A video camera includes a processor that is operable to obtain a capacity value of a battery by communicating over a communications line with a battery pack...
US-8,284,286 Solid state image sensing device having logarithmic signal output when image sensor is saturated
A solid-state image sensing apparatus with a wide dynamic range, and a high performance, and further, a small size, and a low cost and its driving method are...
US-8,284,285 Duty correction circuit, delay locked loop circuit, column A/D converter, solid-state imaging device and camera...
A duty correction circuit includes: a C-element including a first input and a second input; and an inverter connected to the second input of the C-element,...
US-8,284,284 Solid-state imaging element, method for driving the same, and camera system
Since the great number of elements constituting a unit pixel having an amplification function would hinder reduction of pixel size, unit pixel n,m arranged in a...
US-8,284,282 Solid state imaging device, driving method of the solid state imaging device, and electronic equipment
A solid state imaging device includes: multiple unit pixels including a photoelectric converter generating electrical charge in accordance with incident light...
US-8,284,277 Solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array section having an effective pixel region formed by a plurality of pixels which are disposed in the form of...
US-8,284,268 Imaging apparatus and method, information processing apparatus and method, and recording medium storing a...
An imaging apparatus acquires and displays an image of a subject such that a target subject remains displayed on a monitor even after performing an area zoom...
US-8,284,262 Shake correction device, shake correction method, and imaging apparatus
A shake correction device includes a shake detection unit detecting shake so as to generate a shake detection signal, a driving unit displacing a relative...
US-8,284,260 Optimal raw RGB determination for color calibration
Improving color calibration, and similar operations, by generating an optimal raw RGB color chart, in the raw RGB domain, for an imaging device with a given...
US-8,284,238 Image processing apparatus and method
An image processing apparatus and a method for generating a three dimensional representation of a scene, which includes a plurality of objects disposed on a...
US-8,284,236 Preventing interference between primary and secondary content in a stereoscopic display
A method of positioning primary and secondary images on a stereoscopic display device involves ascertaining a perceived depth of the primary image and the...
US-8,284,213 Display control apparatus and display control method
A display control apparatus and method is disclosed wherein the amount of use of a memory to be used to store an image to be displayed can be reduced. The...
US-8,284,187 Display panel module and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a self-light-emission-type display panel module including: a pixel array section including pixel areas laid out to form a 2-dimensional...
US-8,284,185 Power consumption detection apparatus, power consumption control apparatus image processing apparatus,...
Disclosed herein is a power consumption detection apparatus including: a line current calculation section configured to calculate, based on an image signal, a...
US-8,284,183 Inverter circuit and display device
An inverter circuit including: first to third transistors; first and second switches; and a first capacitive element. The first and second transistors are...
US-8,284,182 Inverter circuit and display device
An inverter circuit includes: first and second transistors connected between first and second voltage lines; a fifth transistor having a drain connected to a...
US-8,284,178 Display panel module and electronic apparatus
A self-light-emission-type display panel module employs: a pixel array section including pixel areas laid out to form a two dimensional matrix in a display area...
US-8,284,176 Display device and luminance control method therefor
Disclosed herein is a display device having an insulating substrate, an effective pixel area formed on the insulating substrate and having at least pixels...
US-8,284,165 Information display apparatus with proximity detection performance and information display method using the same
An information display apparatus with proximity detection performance contains a display device that displays image information, a sensor constituted of plural...
US-8,284,135 Display apparatus and electronic instrument
A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel circuits; and a signal supply circuit which supplies any one of a potential of a video signal, an extinction...
US-8,284,131 Self-luminous display device and driving method of the same
A self-luminous display device includes: pixel circuits; and a drive signal generating circuit, wherein each of the pixel circuits includes a light-emitting...
US-8,283,887 Portable device
A portable device includes a case configuring the body of the portable device and a fuel cell system included in the case and having air inlets formed in the...
US-8,283,746 Solid-state imaging device and method of manufacturing solid-state imaging device
A solid state imaging device having a back-illuminated type structure in which a lens is formed on the back side of a silicon layer with a light-receiving...
US-8,283,596 Laser processing apparatus and laser processing method, debris collection mechanism and debris collection...
A laser processing apparatus is provided for patterning with laser light a resin film or a metal film formed on a substrate. The apparatus includes a laser...
US-8,283,547 Scheme for providing audio effects for a musical instrument and for controlling images with same
A method for use with a musical instrument includes receiving a signal representative of a sound produced by the musical instrument, receiving a selection of an...
US-8,283,200 Manufacturing method of thin film transistor and thin film transistor, and display
A manufacturing method of a thin film transistor made of a stack of an organic semiconductor layer, a gate insulating film and a gate electrode in this order on...
US-8,283,014 Optical recording medium
Disclosed herein is an optical recording medium, including: a substrate; and an information recording layer formed on the substrate, an information signal being...
US-D668,637 Earphone
US-D668,631 Earphone
US-8,281,357 Network system, message processing method, service server, direct access management server, network home...
A network system includes a terminal apparatus, a network home appliance, a service server that provides the terminal apparatus with a service for controlling...
US-8,281,340 Information processing apparatus and method, and program
In the present invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus for recommending contents. The information processing apparatus may include...
US-8,281,327 Mechanism to load disc from cartridge to recording apparatus
A disc loading mechanism transporting a disc between a disc cartridge and a recording and reproducing apparatus includes: a loading arm having at a leading end...
US-8,281,316 Event direction detector and method thereof
Event direction detection method that distinguishes an external event from an internal event and detects a direction of an event, includes the steps of: acting...
US-8,281,314 Information processing device and method
An information processing device to execute programs performing encoding processing configured from a plurality of processes, includes: a program storage unit...
US-8,281,226 Reproduction apparatus and reproduction method
A reproduction apparatus includes a reproduction unit reading a reproduced signal of the data recorded on an optical disk, a reproduced signal processing unit...
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