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Three-dimensional image display apparatus
A three-dimensional image display apparatus includes a light source and an optical system including a light modulation unit having pixels for generating a...
Copy control, for a video signal with copyright signals superimposed as
predetermined bits in the VBID data of...
A video signal is processed to selectively permit copying by superposing in that portion of the video signal which does not contain useful picture information a...
Method for making contents public or private, information providing
system, and information providing program
Contents can be made public or private, when to be switched so, by designating a common file identifier before and after the switching. An information providing...
Content transmission apparatus, content reception apparatus, and content
Disclosed herein is a content transmission apparatus connected to a content reception apparatus at a remote place via a network, the content transmission...
Recording medium drive apparatus and electronic apparatus
Disclosed is a recording medium drive apparatus configured to drive a recording medium, including a case, a drive source used for loading/ejecting the recording...
Information processing device
Methods and apparatus include: providing a computer having a program execution module for carrying out a process according to a program; providing an execution...
Reproduction device and display control method
A reproduction device including a reproduction unit configured to reproduce content data including at least one of audio, video, and text for which attribute...
Information processing apparatus, information recording medium,
information processing method, and information...
An information processing apparatus includes: a reproducing unit that reads, from a disc, a content and a content code file storing a content code that includes...
Resource management cache to manage renditions
A resource management cache of a computing device receives a request for an item. The item may include any type of content, such as an image or a video. A...
Electronic apparatus and data corruption prevention method
An electronic apparatus includes a main body and a panel unit removable from the main body. The electronic apparatus also includes an attachment unit in the...
DMA and graphics interface emulation
An emulator schedules emulation threads for DMA emulation and other emulation functions in a time-multiplexed manner. Emulation threads are selected for...
Selection of content in response to communication environment
A content transfer service manager node of a computer network manages the transfer of content over the network from a content provider node to a user node. The...
Method for sharing information between handheld communication devices and
handheld communication device therefore
The present invention relates to a method and an electronic equipment for a communication system enabling information sharing, wherein desired information...
System and methods of streaming media files from a dispersed peer network
to maintain quality of service
A multi-source peer content distribution system transfers content files from multiple, distributed peer computers to any requesting computer. The content...
Server/client system for managing the transmission and use of copyrighted
content, information processing unit,...
A method of information processing in a server/client system including a server for storing content and a client for receiving from the server and storing copy...
Information distribution system, and information distribution method
Information distribution systems and information distribution methods are provided. In an information distribution system, header files of contents in...
Data management server, data management system, data management method,
There is provided a data management server that is connectable to a plurality of content servers that store content data and metadata that includes content data...
Content providing system, monitoring server, and SIP proxy server
A content providing system that provides content to a user terminal via a network includes a content providing server that is connected to the network and...
Information recording/reproducing apparatus, information
recording/reproducing method, program storage medium,...
An information recording/reproducing apparatus is disclosed which includes: a recording section for recording files to a storage medium; an arranging section...
Method of using personal device with internal biometric in conducting
transactions over a network
A method of authorizing a commercial transaction between a customer and a provider of goods or services over a network, wherein the provider of goods or...
Methods of calibrating a clock using multiple clock periods with a single
counter and related devices and methods
A method of calibrating a first clock signal using a second clock signal and a plurality of calibration periods may include generating incremented counter...
Power transmission device, power transmission method, program, power
receiving device and power transfer system
There is provided a power transmission device including a communication part that performs communication with an external power transmission device that...
Audio-only user interface mobile phone pairing
Address book content information and an input command set are synchronized by an audio-only user interface mobile phone with a mobile device pairing server,...
Portable terminal, information recommendation method and program
An information acquisition section acquires application halfway information, user preference, updated date and time, real-timeness, usage frequency, usage...
Wireless communication device, program, method, and system for
communicating operation instruction information
A wireless communication device includes: a generation portion that generates management information for forming a wireless network with wireless communication...
An image-capturing apparatus includes an image-capturing optical system; a sensor unit having line sensors that receive light fluxes of an object, which have...
3D object scanning using video camera and TV monitor
A system creates three-dimensional computer models of physical objects by displaying illumination patterns on a display device to incidentally illuminate a...
Information presentation system, information presentation apparatus,
information presentation method, program,...
Disclosed is an information presentation system that includes a plurality of information presentation apparatuses movable and displaying images of a plurality...
Capturing and processing facial motion data
Capturing and processing facial motion data includes: coupling a plurality of sensors to target points on a facial surface of an actor; capturing frame by frame...
Image processing method, recording medium carrying image processing
program, and image processing apparatus
An image processing method includes the steps of extracting edges from each of a plurality of original images, thereby obtaining edge images; extracting...
Headphone device, signal processing device, and signal processing method
A headphone device includes: a sound reproduction unit having a diaphragm which is configured to perform sound reproduction based on a sound signal; a sound...
Portable communication device and a method of processing signals therein
A portable communication device is disclosed. The portable communication device comprises a speaker adapted to be held to an ear of a user for conveying sound...
Communication system, receiving apparatus, and receiving method
A communication system includes a transmission apparatus for transmitting a plurality of serial data signals that are synchronized in phase with one another and...
Lossy frame memory compression using intra refresh
Pixel data is compressed using a combination of variable and fixed quantization for luminance data. The luminance is compared to the result of variable...
Picture encoding using same-picture reference for pixel reconstruction
Digital pictures may be encoded by padding all un-processed pixels within a currently processing picture with temporary pixel values; searching the picture for...
Picture decoding using same-picture reference for pixel reconstruction
Digitally encoded pictures may be decoded by padding all un-decoded pixels within a currently decoding picture with temporary pixel values to produce a padded...
Image processing apparatus and associated method
An image data processing method includes selecting a motion compensating vector of a noticed region based on additional information added to student data. The...
Scalable MPEG video/macro block rate control
A scaleable macro block rate control method particularly well-suited for MPEG video. There is provided a method to easily derive a quantization parameter (QP)...
Picture processing apparatus, index creating apparatus, imaging apparatus,
index creating method, and program
Disclosed herein is a picture processing apparatus including: an attribute information detection section configured to detect attribute information about a...
Preamble for synchronization
A method for generating a preamble signal for a wireless communication system including the step of combining a plurality of different short PN sequences into a...
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser and method of manufacturing the
A Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser capable of decreasing the lowering of the yield due to displacement and separation of a pedestal without enormous...
Vertical cavity surface emitting laser
The present invention provides a Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser including: a first multilayer film reflector; an active layer having a light emission...
Laser device, optical pickup, and optical disk device
A laser device includes a semiconductor laser, a signal generating circuit generating a pulse signal for driving the semiconductor laser, an amplifying circuit...
Apparatus and method for demultiplication
Disclosed is a demultiplexer for demultiplexing a multiplexed stream, obtained on time division multiplexing a plurality of elementary streams. A buffer...
Information processing apparatus, method, and program
The present invention provides an information processing apparatus which is a component of an information processing system in which real time data for which...
Data forwarding controller, communication terminal apparatus, data
communication system and method, and...
A communication terminal apparatus of a mobile type performs data transmission/reception via a network and changes access points based on data receiving...
System and method for multi-link communication in home network
A client in a home entertainment network can communicate with other components, including the server, over both a wired and a wireless link, with the particular...
Apparatus and method for recording content information which satisfies a
A recording apparatus including: a receiving portion for receiving a content data sent using radio wave; a recording portion for recording the content data...
Self-cooling electrical device
The invention relates to a portable electronic device, e.g. a mobile phone, comprising a shell, a display, a battery, a processor and a receiver. In the...
Information processing apparatus and electronic apparatus system
An information processing apparatus includes a main body portion, a support portion, and a communication portion. The main body portion includes a display...