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US-8,250,422 Receiving device, receiving method, program and wireless communication system
A receiving device is provided that includes a radio receiving unit to receive radio signals transmitted from multiple transmitting antennas by multiple...
US-8,250,344 Methods and apparatus for dynamic prediction by software
A method, storage medium, processor instruction and processor to for specifying a value in a first portion of a conditional pre-fetch instruction associated...
US-8,250,274 Portable terminal and USB device
The present invention helps to develop a smaller sized portable terminal without reducing the functions available for the user. A USB device which is detachable...
US-8,250,239 Network server, media format conversion method and media format conversion system
An network server includes a receiving unit that receives content from a client apparatus connected via a network, a conversion determining unit that obtains...
US-8,250,238 Network device, address change notification method, and address change notification program
A network device includes a storage unit configured to store an IP address assigned to the network device as an address to be sent to a plurality of domain name...
US-8,250,087 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
An information processing apparatus includes a controller that reads data by outputting, to a storage device having a data-recordable medium, a request for...
US-8,249,991 Contents reproduction expiration management system, contents reproduction expiration managing method, terminal...
Peculiar identification information to identify a recording medium itself is recorded onto the recording medium on which contents information as a target of a...
US-8,249,631 Transmission power allocation method, communication device and program
There is provided a method for allocating a transmission power to a second communication service making secondary usage of a spectrum assigned to a first...
US-8,249,617 Wireless terminal and user interface method
Communications is executed between users through wireless terminals thereof without fear of being located by each other. On terminal 1x, area 4 in which...
US-8,249,496 Broadcast frequency detection device
By detecting the broadcast frequency of a musical composition in radio broadcasting based on on-air information and now-on-air information being broadcast...
US-8,249,431 Recording device, recording method, and recording program
The recording apparatus acquires now-on-air information at a certain interval of time. The now-on-air information shows the contents of broadcast signals being...
US-8,249,427 Content playing device, content playing method, program, and content playing system
A content playing device includes: an identifying unit to identify, with regard to subsidiary contents created by secondarily using contents as editing material...
US-8,249,425 Method and apparatus for controlling image display
When an image is displayed on a material administration browser, a story board window and a time line window based on material data, the editing image display...
US-8,249,423 Electronic devices and methods that insert addressable chapter marks relative to advertising content in video...
Various embodiments provide an electronic device that includes video storage memory, a video signal receiver, and a video storage controller. The video signal...
US-8,249,422 Content usage system, content usage method, recording and playback device, content delivery method, and content...
A content usage system includes a recording and playback device and a portable electronic device mutually connected via a network. When the recording and...
US-8,249,375 Information processing apparatus and method
An information processing apparatus includes a device for performing horizontal analysis filtering, a device for performing vertical analysis filtering, and a...
US-8,249,310 Image processing apparatus and method and program
An image processing apparatus includes a face-image detector configured to detect a region of a face image from an image supplied thereto. A face-direction...
US-8,249,305 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and recording medium
An information processing apparatus includes a feature value detecting section, an image processing section, and an audio processing section. The feature value...
US-8,249,289 Electronic apparatus of splittable type
The present invention discloses an electronic apparatus of splittable type comprising at least two speaker portions, the two speaker portions are connected by...
US-8,249,276 Information processor and controller device
A controller device is provided whereby players can experience realistic sounds. The controller device is connected to the main body of an information...
US-8,249,252 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
An information processing apparatus for outputting a predetermined video signal from a component output terminal includes signal detection means for detecting a...
US-8,249,202 Communication system, signal processing method, signal processing device, and movable body
A communication system includes: a sampling section that samples a reception signal; a preprocessing execution section that acquires a sampling value, which is...
US-8,249,196 Equalizing structure and equalizing method
An equalizing structure and method for a wireless communication system receiving device, in which two or more transmit signals transmitted in parallel from one...
US-8,249,180 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, and program
A receiving apparatus is disclosed which includes a reception device configured to receive a signal modulated through Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexing...
US-8,249,169 Apparatus for encoding and decoding header data in 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-8,249,160 Extracting multiple classified adaptive decimation filters
A plurality of initial decimation filters are concatenated into an initial combined decimation filter. The initial decimation filters are assigned to a...
US-8,249,151 SIMD-processor-friendly MPEG-2 intra-quantizer
A method and apparatus for performing quantization during video compression, such as within an MPEG-2 encoder. Intra-quantization is particularly described,...
US-8,249,150 SIMD-processor-friendly MPEG-2 inter-quantizer
A method and apparatus for performing quantization during video compression, such as within an MPEG-2 encoder. Inter-quantization is particularly described,...
US-8,249,147 Image decoding device, image decoding method, and image decoding program
The present invention is directed to an image decoding apparatus adapted for decoding information obtained by implementing inverse quantization and inverse...
US-8,249,138 Symbol analyzing device, symbol analyzing method, and information storage medium
To provide a symbol analyzing device capable of carrying out post hoc analysis of the meaning of a symbol used in communications. The symbol analyzing device...
US-8,249,115 Slave device, time synchronization method in slave device, master device, and electronic equipment system
A slave device includes: a clock unit that is configured by a counter so as to output time information; a clock generation unit that generates clocks for...
US-8,249,093 Communication method and communication device as well as computer program
Communication performed within a network including a plurality of communication stations is provided, in which when an access control is performed so that...
US-8,249,048 Distinguishing between data packets sent over the same set of channels
Embodiments of the present invention distinguish a first type of data packet transmitted over a random access communication channel of a wireless cellular...
US-8,249,034 Wireless communication terminal, air interface apparatus and method for participating in wireless network
A game device is provided with a processor and an air interface apparatus. In a wireless communication environment such as that of IEEE802.11, a CPU of the air...
US-8,249,002 Wireless communications system, wireless communications apparatus, wireless communications method and computer...
In performing SVD-MIMO transmission, a set-up procedure is simplified while assuring a satisfactory decoding capability with a reduced number of antennas. A...
US-8,248,904 Recording and reproducing unit and recording and reproducing method
A recording and reproducing unit includes: a first optical head having at least one route of laser beam irradiation system that irradiates an optical disc...
US-8,248,902 Reproduction signal evaluation method, reproduction signal evaluation unit, and optical disk device adopting...
A reproduction signal evaluation unit includes a pattern detection section for extracting, from a binary signal, a specific state transition pattern which has a...
US-8,248,900 Optical disc apparatus, focus position control method and recording medium
An optical disc apparatus can highly accurately record a hologram representing information on or reproduce such a hologram from an optical disc. When recording...
US-8,248,847 Information storage element and method for driving the same
Disclosed herein is an information storage element including: a word electrode includes a first magnetic material that is continuously formed and is...
US-8,248,722 Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
Disclosed herein is a lens barrel including a lens having a reference portion, a barrel body having a supporting portion adapted to come into contact with the...
US-8,248,555 Display apparatus comprises three polarizers and a polarization control element whose orientation of a...
The present application provides a display apparatus including: a display panel having a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix; a first polarizer; a second...
US-8,248,539 Channel selecting device, channel selecting method, and program
A channel selecting device includes: a tuner unit selecting a broadcast wave signal of a channel-selection frequency corresponding to supplied frequency...
US-8,248,537 Video-signal processing method, program of video-signal processing method, recording medium having recorded...
A video-signal processing method for measuring a noise level of an input video signal includes the steps of detecting an intra-field or intra-frame feature for...
US-8,248,530 Electronic device, communication system, method of communication, and program
An electronic device includes a Consumer Electronic Control (CEC) device unit and a connected-device determination unit. The electronic device is capable of...
US-8,248,520 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus includes: an imaging device; an imaging device control portion supplying the imaging device with a read command signal; an operation input...
US-8,248,512 Image-capturing apparatus, image-capturing method, display apparatus, and display method
The present invention provides full-parallax images having high spatial resolution in real time. An image-capturing optical unit (21) includes a plurality of...
US-8,248,506 Imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus for performing efficient signal processing depending on the operational mode. In the finder mode, a CCD interface 21a decimates horizontal...
US-8,248,504 Image display device and image display method
An image display device includes first and second image display units that display images, a video signal processing unit that executes a predetermined signal...
US-8,248,492 Edge preserving and tone correcting image processing apparatus and method
This present invention relates to an image processing apparatus capable of performing edge preserving smoothing processing with less operations, an image...
US-8,248,478 Receiver, situation-of-installation notification method, and transmitting and receiving system
A receiver includes: a band detection unit that detects a frequency band within which the receiver can be connected to a transmitter by radio; a quality...
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