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US-8,233,884 Information service phonebook update
A method of storing a phone number within a mobile phone that was received from an information service. The user places a call to an information service to...
US-8,233,864 Signal receiving apparatus, signal receiving method, signal receiving program and signal receiving system
Disclosed herein is a signal receiving apparatus including: a resonance section configured to receive an input signal at a variable resonance frequency; a...
US-8,233,775 Information processing system, portable information terminal apparatus, information processing method, program...
An object of the present invention is to provide a system that allows a user to preset a desired TV program for unattended recording by use of a PDA. A PDA...
US-8,233,769 Content data processing device, content data processing method, program, and recording/ playing device
A content data processing device includes: a stability score computing unit to compute a stability score corresponding to the stability of an image for each...
US-8,233,764 Program recording apparatus and program recording method
A program recording method receives and records a desired program, the recording of which is set based on at least a broadcast time period and a broadcast...
US-8,233,747 Method and apparatus for forming super resolution images from raw data representative of color filter array images
A method and apparatus for generating a super-resolution image are provided. The method may include obtaining a first set of RAW data representing a first image...
US-8,233,746 Image processing device, image processing method and program
An image processing device is provided that includes an image acquisition unit that obtains video data that includes a plurality of consecutive frames, and also...
US-8,233,737 Noise correction circuit, imaging apparatus, and noise correction method adding random number after noise removal
A noise correction circuit that detects and corrects noise included in an image signal output from an image sensor is provided. The noise correction circuit...
US-8,233,733 Image processing device
An image processing device includes: a first smoothing unit calculating, regarding multiple positions along a first direction in a neighbor region of a...
US-8,233,721 Image processing apparatus and method
A method of matching a pose of a synthesized representation of a human or animal body to a captured image of that human or animal body is provided, which can be...
US-8,233,709 Color effects for compressed digital video
Implementing color effects in compressed digital video is improved upon by re-using the original video's compression parameters during the re-encoding stage,...
US-8,233,678 Imaging apparatus, imaging method and computer program for detecting a facial expression from a normalized face...
An image processing apparatus for processing an image, includes a face detector for detecting an image of a face of a subject contained in a captured image,...
US-8,233,661 Object tracking apparatus and object tracking method
Candidate contour curves for a tracking object in the current frame are determined using a particle filter, based on the existence probability distribution of...
US-8,233,645 Audio signal output apparatus, audio signal output method, program, and recording medium
An audio signal output apparatus includes a driving unit and an output unit. The driving unit is configured to receive incident waves and generate a driving...
US-8,233,642 Methods and apparatuses for capturing an audio signal based on a location of the signal
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect an initial listening zone wherein the initial listening zone represents an initial area monitored for...
US-8,233,635 Audio signal transmitting apparatus, audio signal receiving apparatus, audio signal transmission system, audio...
According to the invention, there is provided an audio signal receiving apparatus which receives audio signals transmitted from external connection apparatuses...
US-8,233,630 Test apparatus, test method, and computer program
A sound element is generated by synthesizing, from a base sound, a frequency component of a sinusoidal wave one octave higher than the base sound. The base...
US-8,233,541 Recursive image quality enhancement on super resolution video
Method and apparatus for improving the quality of super-resolution video imaging by suppressing ringing artifacts, reducing high-frequency noise, reducing...
US-8,233,423 Display generating device, display generating method, program, and wireless communication system
A display generating device includes a display screen generator generating a display screen showing connection status between each wireless communication device...
US-8,233,370 Objective lens, optical pickup and optical disc apparatus
Provided is an objective lens used in an optical pickup that performs recording and/or reproducing of information signals on three different types of optical...
US-8,233,186 Print data processing apparatus, printer, photograph vending machine, and print data processing method and program
A print data processing apparatus includes a reception processing unit receiving an instruction for execution of a multi-size printing function to output a...
US-8,233,149 Biometric image pickup apparatus
A biometric image pickup apparatus includes: a light source section selectively switching between light of a first wavelength region with a high transmittance...
US-8,233,096 Information processing apparatus and television tuner
An information processor includes an operation unit for receiving a selected analog television channel, an identification signal generator for generating, from...
US-8,233,083 Camera module
A camera module includes a lens barrel, a lens holder, an image pickup device, and a plurality of springs supporting the lens holder in such a manner that the...
US-8,233,067 Solid-state imaging device, signal processing method of solid-state imaging device, and image capturing apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes: a plurality of pixel circuits each including a photoelectric conversion element; reading signal lines connected to the...
US-8,233,065 Charge detection device and charge detection method, solid-state imaging device and driving method thereof, and...
A charge detection device includes: a substrate having a first conductive type of predetermined region; a second conductive type of drain region disposed in the...
US-8,233,062 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and imaging apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes an image adding unit to perform noise reduction processing in the spatial direction by adding multiple images while...
US-8,233,060 Image data processing apparatus, image data processing method, and program
Image data are compressed such that they do not visually deteriorate. Nonlinear compression and DPCM compression are performed in series. A compressing unit 41...
US-8,233,053 Imaging apparatus and image signal generating apparatus
Disclosed is an imaging apparatus including an imaging element photo-electrically converting light from a subject to generate an electric signal, an output unit...
US-8,233,012 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing apparatus displaying an image on a display screen having a predetermined image size includes an image scaling unit scaling image information...
US-8,232,958 High-contrast backlight
A method and device for providing a display having increased viewability are provided. The display assembly includes a backlight layer, an electrochromic layer...
US-8,232,935 Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a pixel array section including a plurality of pixels, a writing transistor, a driving transistor, a first...
US-8,232,921 Half-mode substrate integrated antenna structure
The present invention relates to a half mode substrate integrated antenna structure 1, 10, 11 for electromagnetic signals, comprising a substrate 2 with a top...
US-8,232,882 Photodetector used to control near field communication
A communication apparatus includes: an antenna; a first communication means that performs near field communication with a non-contact card via the antenna; a...
US-8,232,844 Synchronous oscillator, clock recovery apparatus, clock distribution circuit, and multi-mode injection circuit
Disclosed herein is a synchronous oscillator including at least one injection circuit having an injection signal input terminal, an internal clock signal input...
US-8,232,720 Display with organic light emitting elements including a light emitting layer provided by transferring a...
A display is provided. The display includes an acceptor substrate including red light-emitting elements arranged in a first column, green light-emitting...
US-8,232,719 Organic electroluminescence display device
An organic electroluminescence display device is provided. The organic electroluminescence display device includes plural organic electroluminescence elements....
US-8,232,715 Phosphor, fluorescent lamp using the same, and display device and illuminating device using fluorescent lamp
A phosphor includes Eu-activated YVO.sub.4:Eu doped Pith 10 ppm to 3,000 ppm of Tb and/or 50 ppm to 4,500 ppm of Sm. The luminance of light emitted by...
US-8,232,640 Device, method of manufacturing device, board, method of manufacturing board, mounting structure, mounting...
A mounting structure and a mounting method which are capable of securely electrically connecting wiring on a board and a device to each other in the case where...
US-8,231,999 Separator and battery using the same
A separator having at least: a base material layer made of a microporous membrane of a polyolefin resin; and a functional resin layer which is made of a resin...
US-8,231,854 Method for treating carbon nanotubes, carbon nanotubes and carbon nanotubes device comprising thereof
An efficient and cost-effective method for treating carbon nanotubes (CNTs) is provided. The method includes comprising: dispersing said carbon nanotubes in a...
US-8,231,468 Game control program, game machine, and game control method
The present invention provides a game device with enhanced entertainment capabilities. In a game device, a slope controller controls the inclination of the...
US-8,231,343 Axial fan apparatus, axial-flow impeller, and electronic apparatus
Provided is an axial fan apparatus including a housing and an axial-flow impeller. The axial-flow impeller is capable of rotating inside the housing and...
US-8,231,249 Lighting system
A lighting system is provided that includes: an optical device including a cylindrical lens made up of a liquid lens, an emission unit including an axis line in...
US-D664,601 Portable information terminal
US-D664,515 Mobile phone
US-8,230,488 Network system, direct-access method, network household electrical appliance, and program
A network system includes a first device, a second device, and a server device capable of registering the first and second devices in correlation and...
US-8,230,459 Program guide providing system, program guide providing apparatus, program guide providing method, and program...
Disclosed herein is a program guide providing system including: a terminal; a content providing server including a service providing section for providing...
US-8,230,453 Door opening and closing mechanism provided at the front of an apparatus body
A door opening and closing mechanism includes an apparatus body, a door configured to open and close a side face of the apparatus body, a closing mechanism...
US-8,230,364 Information retrieval
An information retrieval system in which a set of distinct information items map to respective nodes in an array of nodes by mutual similarity of the...
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