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Method and system for managing a peer of a peer-to-peer network to search
for available resources
A method and apparatus for managing a peer of a peer-to-peer network to search for an available resource includes organizing peers of the peer-to-peer network...
Content and playlist providing method
A content providing method includes the steps of preparing, on a network, a bulletin board server that provides an electronic bulletin board and a content...
Apparatus, method and computer program for content recommendation and
An attribute weight adjustment engine adjusts a weight of a user in accordance with a record of an identified member ID out of records of an attribute weight...
Method and apparatus for managing data using a SIM card
An information processing apparatus including an IC chip receiving, by communicating with a reader/writer, service data corresponding to a service provided via...
Communication system and communication method
The present invention relates to a communication system and a communication method for simply and quickly starting communication. A cellular phone is loaded...
Information processing apparatus, method, and program for performing near
field communication with an external...
An information processing apparatus including a plurality of elements each configured to perform an independent process, a controller configured to control the...
Data processing device, data processing method, program, program recording
medium, data recording medium, and...
The present invention relates to a data processing apparatus, a data processing method, a program, a program recording medium, a data recording medium, and a...
Recording/reproducing apparatus and method, simultaneous processing
program storage medium, and simultaneous...
The present invention aims to certainly use an electronic program guide. According to the present invention, a switch circuit part 24 for connecting a first...
Information processing apparatus and method, and program
An information processing apparatus and method for providing images which coincide in reproduction time and atmosphere with BGM as a slideshow to a user. From...
Editing apparatus, editing method, and program
An editing apparatus for performing editing in which a second video is added to or inserted into a first video, includes: an editing unit performing the...
Templatized commands in disc authoring
Authoring a Blu-ray disc (BD), comprising: generating a template code representing templatized navigation commands, the template code specifying a first object...
Information processing apparatus, method and program
An information processing apparatus includes area image extracting means for extracting, as a telop image, an area displaying a telop in contents, detecting...
Optical device, and virtual image display device
A virtual image display device with an optical waveguide to guide, by internal total reflection, parallel pencil groups meeting a condition of internal total...
Active autofocus window
A method for changing the depth at which an image is focused is provided in a portable imaging device that includes an image recording arrangement that has a...
Information processing device and method
An information processing device includes: a synthesis filter processing unit to subject image data to analysis filtering for dividing the frequency components...
Product identification apparatus, product identification method, and
A product identification apparatus for determining whether an inspection target product to be identified is the same as a predetermined verification product...
Method for video mode detection
A method for video mode detection, wherein video input data (VID) corresponding to a video picture (P) is received and a video mode is determined for said video...
Image processing apparatus including similarity calculating unit, image
pickup apparatus, and processing method...
An image processing apparatus includes an object-feature-information storage unit configured to store feature information of a predetermined object; an image...
A headphone includes a headband and a left housing and a right housing. The left housing and the right housing are mounted to respective ends of the headband...
Earpad and headphones
There is provided an earpad that is attachable to a housing capable of containing an audio signal processing unit and includes a ring-shaped cushioning member...
Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and
audio signal processing program
An audio signal processing apparatus includes: a division section that divides at least two or more channel audio signals into components in a plurality of...
An electroacoustic device includes a rear body portion containing electronic circuits, being so dimensioned and shaped as to be carried by a human user behind...
Electroacoustic transducer and ear speaker device
A reproduced sound of high quality is allowed to be listened to by a listener while natural sound image localization is provided. By providing a housing 4L...
Key generating device, encrypting device, receiving device, key generating
method, encrypting method, key...
A key generating device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a parameter determining unit that randomly determines a plurality of...
Encryption processing apparatus
Disclosed herein is an encryption processing apparatus including: a first register device; a second register device; a first flag operation device; a first...
Communication terminal, communication system, server apparatus, and
communication connecting method
A communication terminal includes a communication unit configured to carry out communications with a communication terminal of an intended counterparty; a...
System, method, and devices for allocating communications-related charges
Methods, systems, and devices for allocating communications-related charges are disclosed. In an exemplary method, a communications device receives notification...
Disclosed herein is a phase-locked loop circuit including: a voltage controlled oscillator; a variable frequency divider circuit for frequency-dividing an...
Transmission apparatus and communication system
Disclosed herein is a transmission apparatus including a first transmission block configured to modulate a carrier-wave signal having a predetermined frequency...
Information processing device and bidirectional transmission method
In a provided information processing device, a first information processing module, within its transmission time segment, transmits an encoded signal in which...
Multi-threaded streaming data decoding
Streaming data may be decoded by dividing a process for decoding the streaming data into two or more tasks based on data dependencies between the two or more...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing apparatus that compresses moving-picture data includes an image converter configured to decimate pixels in individual blocks that are...
Encoding apparatus, encoding method, program for encoding method, and
recording medium having program for...
An encoding apparatus for generating, in an intra prediction mode, difference data by subtracting prediction values from input image data, and performing...
Image display apparatus, video signal processor, and video signal
The present invention provides an image display apparatus capable of suppressing deterioration in picture quality resulting from precision of detection of a...
Moving image converting apparatus, moving image converting method, and
A moving image converting apparatus includes: a block dividing unit executing block division processing for each of frames that form the moving image data; a...
Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing
A motion-vector-setting section (31) sets a motion vector in units of pixel in a target image. Based on the motion vector, a target-pixel-setting section (35)...
Communications system and communication apparatus
Disclosed herein is a communications system that uses multiple transmission media, the system including: communications interface combining adapters connected...
Wireless communication system, communication apparatus, setting
information providing method, setting...
A wireless communication system includes an access point, a master communication apparatus, and a slave communication apparatus, and the master communication...
Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless
communication method, and program
A set-N table (110) is a table holding information regarding other wireless communication devices that can be reached from a wireless communication device (a...
A recording apparatus having a reproduction means to play digital data from a recording medium recorded with that digital data and retrieval information, a...
Multi-layered rewritable optical disc recording apparatus and recording
A recording apparatus performs recording on an optical disc recording medium which has a plurality of recording layers and is capable of having data rewritten...
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...
Content reproduction system, content reproduction apparatus, and content
The present invention provides a content reproduction system that can continue reproduction of a plurality of content even if a part of content is...
Storage device and information rerecording method
A storage device that improves ability of adjusting a resistance value level in recording and enables stable verification control is provided. VWL supplied from...
Image display device
An image display device includes an image forming device, collimating optical system, and optical device, with the optical device including a light guide plate,...
Microparticles measuring apparatus
Disclosed herein is a microparticles measuring apparatus including: an optical detecting section configured to direct a laser beam toward microparticles passing...
Liquid crystal display element and projection type liquid crystal display
Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display element in which a liquid crystal layer is interposed between a pair of substrates laminated to each other by a...
Liquid crystal display unit and electronic device
A liquid crystal display unit includes: a first substrate having an under-layered insulation film, a common electrode formed on the under-layered insulation...
Liquid crystal apparatus and electronic apparatus
A liquid crystal apparatus includes: a liquid crystal panel having a pair of substrates; a liquid crystal layer arranged between the pair of substrates and...
Polarizer, method of manufacturing polarizer and liquid crystal projector
A polarizer capable of being manufactured in simple steps, and a method of manufacturing the polarizer, as well as a liquid crystal projector are provided. The...