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US-8,281,205 LDPC decoding apparatus, decoding method and program
Disclosed herein is a decoding apparatus for decoding an LDPC code, the decoding apparatus including: a message computation section configured to carry out a...
US-8,281,156 Information processing device, information recording medium, information processing method, and computer program
A data placement configuration which ensures seamless playback of contents having segment portions including multiple different variations of encrypted data is...
US-8,281,130 Authentication system and authentication object device
To provide an authentication system for improving security, using fewer encryption keys. An authentication requesting device (20) and an authentication target...
US-8,281,077 Local media cache with leader files
An apparatus and method for providing media content to electronic equipment includes transferring media content to the electronic equipment, and using rules to...
US-8,281,048 Information processing apparatus and method for detecting a type of apparatus connected to a connector thereof
An information processing apparatus includes a connector that conforms to a Universal Serial Bus standard. The information processing apparatus detects voltages...
US-8,281,047 Electronic device and control signal sending method in electronic device
[Object] To make it possible to control a CEC-non-compliant device connected to a television receiver by using a remote control sender of the television...
US-8,281,045 Device control device, device control method, and computer program
A device control device includes a transmission signal receiving/outputting unit configured to receive/output a signal containing a control signal for...
US-8,281,016 Program and information processing method and apparatus
The present invention relates to a program and an information processing method and apparatus with which a connection can be formed reliably between apparatuses...
US-8,280,933 Information processing apparatus, control method, control program, and name mapping information
An information processing apparatus includes a local storage in which a virtual file system is created, the virtual file system supporting an information...
US-8,280,862 Digital-cinema processing apparatus, ingesting method, and program
A digital-cinema processing apparatus for ingesting a digital cinema package (DCP) in a storage device includes a DCP obtaining unit configured obtain at least...
US-8,280,818 License source component, license destination component, and method thereof
Disclosed herein is, a license source component for transferring a license defining a content usage rule to a license destination component, the license source...
US-8,280,461 Electronic device including a function button operable by a stylus or similar device
An electronic device may include a stylus and a housing. An opening may be formed in the housing for inserting and storing the stylus. A function button may be...
US-8,280,435 Communication system, settlement management apparatus and method, portable information terminal and information...
The present invention provides a communication system that enables safe and easy addition of a function for use of credit card settlement services to a portable...
US-8,280,432 Mobile communication device and method for operating a mobile communication device
The present invention relates to a mobile communication device and a method for operating a mobile communication device with which triggering of a certain...
US-8,280,318 Core modem assembly for mobile communication device
The invention described herein provides a core modem assembly for a communication circuit that is well suited for mobile communication devices such as cellular...
US-8,280,306 Information processing apparatus and method
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method that allow wireless communications to be readily and quickly started. When a...
US-8,280,302 Communication device and method, and program
The present invention relates to a device and a method for communication, and a program that makes it possible to provide a communication environment not...
US-8,280,225 Information processing device, display data providing method, and program
There is provided an information processing device capable of communicating with a purchase history storage device for storing purchase history data and a...
US-8,280,224 Information recording apparatus and information recording method
An information recording apparatus is disclosed which comprises: a first recording element for recording input picture information in units of recording into a...
US-8,280,222 Use of metadata in video to establish TV settings
Metadata defining TV video settings is embedded in or otherwise accompanies a video stream. The metadata is executed by the TV to establish the settings, which...
US-8,280,221 Transmission server system and material transfer method
A transmission server system includes: a material output portion that temporarily stores materials making up a program and transferred from a material server...
US-8,280,220 Reproduction apparatus, data processing system, reproduction method, program, and storage medium
A reproduction apparatus successively decoding and reproducing a plurality of picture data forming reproduced data, comprising a reproduction memory, a decoder...
US-8,280,219 Apparatus, method, and program for converting information
An information converting apparatus includes an additional information retrieval unit for retrieving additional information incidental to moving image data...
US-8,280,194 Reduced hardware implementation for a two-picture depth map algorithm
An imaging system generates a picture depth map from a pair of reduced resolution images. The system captures two full resolution images, receives image...
US-8,280,165 System and method for segmenting foreground and background in a video
The present invention discloses a system and method for segmenting foreground and background in a video, wherein the system comprises: a video shooting module...
US-8,280,123 Authentication apparatus, registration method, collation method, and program
An authentication apparatus and authentication method which can improve the authentication accuracy are provided. The authentication apparatus consecutively...
US-8,280,122 Registration device, collation device, extraction method, and program
The present invention provides a registration device which can improve the authentication accuracy. The registration device includes a detection means for...
US-8,280,108 Image processing system, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing system includes: an object detecting unit that detects a moving body object from image data of an image of a predetermined area; an...
US-8,280,075 Apparatus, method and program for processing signal and method for generating signal
A signal processing apparatus includes a signal output unit for outputting a measurement signal, the measurement signal being produced by synthesizing a signal...
US-8,280,071 Voice output system and method
A voice output system and method provide a voice of high quality while enabling coexistence with other wireless transmission systems. Compression-encoded voice...
US-8,280,050 Modular broadcast receiver system and method
The construction of a receiving apparatus for receiving a broadcast from a plurality of broadcasting providers is simplified. In a receiving apparatus for...
US-8,279,979 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and program
Disclosed herein is a signal processing apparatus that processes a signal transmitted over a transmission path that causes stationary distortion to occur in a...
US-8,279,958 Receiver and method
A receiver for receiving a sequence of OFDM symbols transmitted via a channel. Each OFDM symbol comprises a plurality of data bearing sub-carriers and a...
US-8,279,956 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, display apparatus and information processing...
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including: a demodulation FFT processing section configured to carry out an FFT process on a...
US-8,279,942 Image data processing apparatus, image data processing method, program for image data processing method, and...
An image data processing apparatus includes: plural arithmetic processing sections; a main memory; and a cache memory, wherein slices of the image data are...
US-8,279,941 Apparatus for encoding and decoding header data in a picture signal transmission
A picture decoding method and apparatus for decoding a bit stream, the bit stream being compatible with MPEG 1 moving picture video standard. The method...
US-8,279,939 Apparatus for encoding and decoding header data in picture signal transmission
Control data subsequent to an extension start code is stored in an encoding apparatus when transmitted after each header data of a video sequence layer, a GOP...
US-8,279,938 Encoding device and method, decoding device and method, program, recording medium, and data structure
It is possible to display a caption with an aspect ratio independent from the aspect ratio of a main video. When a flag indicating that the aspect ratio of the...
US-8,279,932 Information processing apparatus and method
An information processing apparatus includes: a synthesis filter unit configured to execute synthesis filtering for coefficient data of each subband, obtained...
US-8,279,930 Image processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
A compensation allocation unit performs allocation compensation of a motion vector to a pixel to which a motion vector is not allocated by a victor allocation...
US-8,279,906 Laser diode and method of manufacturing the same
A laser diode includes an active layer, a strip-shaped ridge provided above the active layer, a pair of resonator end faces sandwiching the active layer and the...
US-8,279,819 Wireless communication method
A wireless communication method is provided which includes the steps of selecting, by a wireless communication device belonging to a communication system...
US-8,279,747 Information processing apparatus and signal transmission method
There is provided an information processing apparatus includes, an encoding section for encoding a bit string to generate a data signal having an amplitude of...
US-8,279,725 Control device, control method, program, and recording medium
A control device includes n optical pickups, n being an integer greater than one; a dividing unit configured to divide one block into n pieces of data, the one...
US-8,279,722 Method, apparatus and program for processing information
In an information processing apparatus that stores data on a plurality of storage media, a management information generator generates management information...
US-8,279,720 Hard disk apparatus and driving method therefor
Disclosed herein is a hard disk apparatus, including: a magnetic recording medium; a recording head adapted to record information on the magnetic recording...
US-8,279,654 Resistance change memory device and operation method of the same
A resistance change memory device includes: memory cells each having a current path in which a storage element, whose resistance changes according to the...
US-8,279,590 Electronic apparatus and method for producing an electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus includes an accommodation plate, a first exterior member, and a second exterior member. The accommodation plate accommodates a plurality...
US-8,279,528 Optical element
An optical element includes a container including first and second end face walls, a side face wall, and an accommodating chamber inside the walls; first and...
US-8,279,373 Liquid crystal module and electronic device
A liquid crystal module according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a liquid crystal panel, a transparent panel member configured to include a...
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