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Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
A lens barrel includes: a holding frame; a cam ring rotatable relative to the holding frame around a rotational axis substantially parallel to an optical axis...
Zoom lens and image pickup device
Disclosed herein is a zoom lens formed by arranging a first lens group having a negative refractive power, a second lens group having a positive refractive...
Liquid crystal display panel and manufacturing method thereof
A mounting terminal portion 33A of an FFS mode liquid crystal display panel includes a gate insulator 14 and a passivation film 17 covering a surface of a...
Remote controller, image signal processing apparatus, and image signal
A remote controller includes a base unit having a transmission section configured to transmit a remote control signal, a plurality of function operation units...
Integrated user interface and control in HDMI/CEC
A TV in a HDMI home network discovers other components that can source a common UI such as a cross-media bar (XMB). The XMB generated by each component is...
Video signal processing apparatus, video signal processing method, and
A video signal processing apparatus includes: a gain inverse correction means for giving an inverse correction gain resulting in an inverse correction...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus for processing first image data into second image data having a higher quality includes the following elements. A determination...
Drive control unit, drive control method and program thereof
A drive control unit of the present invention includes: a first external force detecting section for detecting that an external force is applied to a first...
Imaging apparatus, user interface, and associated methodology for a
co-existent shooting and reproduction mode
A currently captured image R of an object is displayed nearly at a center portion of a display frame SC on a display screen ST1 that is a shooting mode. When a...
Solid-state image sensing device, method for reading signal of solid-state
image sensing device, and image...
An image sensor includes a pixel array having vertical signal lines, each interconnected to one of columns of the pixel array, and a column processor including...
Solid-state imaging device, method of producing the same, and camera
The prevent invention is to provide a solid-state imaging device having a electrode configuration applicable to a progressive scan, and able to reduce a...
Information recording apparatus, imaging apparatus, information recording
method, and program
An imaging apparatus includes: a captured image data generation unit generating captured image data by capturing a subject; a positional information acquisition...
Image taking apparatus, correction circuit and correction method
Disclosed herein is an image taking apparatus including an image taking device, a gain adjustment circuit, and a correction circuit. The image taking device...
Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and program
An imaging apparatus includes: determination means for determining whether a capture image is a frontlit image or a backlit image; detecting means for detecting...
Imaging apparatus and associated methodology of independently powering
components to limit power consumption
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit configured to photoelectrically convert light into an electrical signal serving as an imaging signal and...
Image monitoring system and image monitoring program
Disclosed herein is an image monitoring system including: a camera connected to a network; display means for displaying an image captured by the camera; and...
Method, device and program for processing stereoscopic images and
recording medium storing the program
A stereoscopic image processing method capable of preventing occurrence of undesirable cutout of image when a stereoscopic combined image is printed out is...
Display, liquid crystal display, and data processing method for reducing
interference due to noise
Disclosed herein is a display including, a digital signal processing circuit that processes pixel data, a digital-to-analog conversion circuit that converts...
The invention provides a display unit that has a display area and first and second photodetectors 10a and 10b on a substrate and outputs as a light intensity...
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...
User interface, apparatus, method, and computer program for viewing of
content on a screen
A user interface is disclosed, comprising a screen arranged to view content, wherein the screen is arranged to display a part of the content if there is not...
Keyboard and electronic equipment
A keyboard includes a plurality of key row holders each supporting a plurality of key elements constituting each of the plurality of key rows, a support shaft...
Display device and electronic equipment
A display device is disclosed. The display device includes: a pixel array unit and a driving unit which drives the pixel array unit. The pixel array unit...
Display apparatus and driving method for the same
A display apparatus includes a pixel array, a life control unit, a signal output unit, and a duty ratio transmission unit. The pixel array, including...
Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic
Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a pixel array section having a plurality of pixels each including an electro-optical element, a writing...
Method and apparatus for multitouch text input
Text input may be entered on an electronic text input device by a user simultaneously contacting at least two of a plurality of discrete touch sensitive areas...
Balancer board for backlight device
In a balancer board for a back light device, a plurality of shunt coils configured to transfer power from an inverter to a plurality of fluorescent tubes...
Solid-state image pickup element, method of manufacturing the same, and
image pickup apparatus including the same
An embodiment of the invention provides a solid-state image pickup element, including: a semiconductor layer having a photodiode, photoelectric conversion being...
Solid-state image pickup device for preventing cross-talk between adjacent
pixels and manufacturing method thereof
A solid-state image pickup device for preventing crosstalk between adjacent pixels by providing an overflow barrier at the deep potion of a substrate. A partial...
Light emitting device and method of manufacturing the same
A method of manufacturing a light emitting device, including the steps of: (A) sequentially forming a first compound semiconductor layer of a first conduction...
Projection optical system and projection-type image display apparatus
There is a need for providing a projection optical system that is appropriate for maintaining high resolution with low distortion, miniaturizing a reflector,...
Multilayer printed circuit board and method of manufacturing multilayer
printed circuit board
A multilayer printed circuit board which can surely establish interlayer connection with low resistance. The multilayer printed circuit board comprises: a first...
A battery is provided. The battery includes an electrolytic solution, a positive electrode and a negative electrode. The negative electrode has a negative...
Polymer electrolyte and battery
A polymer electrolyte capable of obtaining superior discharge characteristics and a battery using it are provided. A cathode (21) and an anode (22) are wound...
Disclosed herein is a battery pack including: a plurality of cylindrical battery cells arranged in a plurality of rows and a plurality of layers; a partition...
Disc master, disc master manufacturing method, stamper, disc substrate,
optical disc, and optical disc...
In a process of manufacturing a disc master, a stamper, a disc substrate, and an optical disc, separation performance between the stamper and the disc substrate...
Optical information recording medium
An optical information recording medium is provided and includes a supporting substrate, a light-transmissive protective layer, information recording layers,...
Entertainment system and method
An entertainment system comprises a remotely controlled toy having a video camera operable to capture video images of a real environment and an entertainment...
Clip and backlight assembly
A clip provided by the present invention includes an insert portion that is inserted into an insertion hole formed in a flat-shaped chassis and that engages...
Data communicating apparatus and method for managing memory of data
An IC card has a mechanism to securely manage information for each of a plurality of service providers in a memory area of the IC card. The IC card is shared by...
Controlling device and method for controlling an apparatus
A controlling device that controls an apparatus includes a display unit configured to display an image representing a certain scene included in content that is...
Image retrieval assisting method, image retrieval assisting apparatus, and
broadcast receiving set
The present invention enables a user to retrieve his or her desired one of a number of image programs easily and to view it quickly. An image retrieval...
Audio and/or video generation apparatus and method of generating audio
and/or video signals
An audio and/or video generation apparatus comprises a recording processor which is operable to record audio and/or video signals on a recording medium, a meta...
The present invention is to provide an imaging apparatus superior in operability and visibility at the time of setting and adjusting functions thereof. The...
Imaging device and user interface
A screen ST1 of an LCD with which a digital camera is provided displays an icon of a folder F1 indicating that the folder F1 has been selected. Image files P11...
Public key certificate issuing system, public key certificate issuing
method, digital certification apparatus,...
A public key certificate issuing system is disclosed which comprises a certificate authority for issuing a public key certificate for an entity, the certificate...
Content transfer system, information processing apparatus, transfer
method, and program
A content transfer system composed of a content reproduction terminal and an information processing apparatus is disclosed. A storage section stores information...
Transmission apparatus, transmission method, communication apparatus, and
A transmission apparatus includes a memory adapted to store data to be transmitted, a transmission unit adapted to transmit, via a network, the data to be...
Peripheral device and device connection system
A peripheral device includes: an input/output block connected to a device subject to connection; a communication block configured to communicate with a device...