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US-8,218,077 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...
US-8,218,058 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...
US-8,218,057 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...
US-8,218,049 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...
US-8,218,043 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...
US-8,218,031 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...
US-8,218,029 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...
US-8,218,028 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...
US-8,218,022 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...
US-8,218,010 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...
US-8,217,991 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...
US-8,217,967 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...
US-8,217,927 Display unit
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...
US-8,217,914 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...
US-8,217,906 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...
US-8,217,898 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...
US-8,217,878 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...
US-8,217,865 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...
US-8,217,862 Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a pixel array section having a plurality of pixels each including an electro-optical element, a writing...
US-8,217,787 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...
US-8,217,585 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...
US-8,217,479 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...
US-8,217,431 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...
US-8,217,407 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...
US-8,217,374 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,...
US-8,217,276 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...
US-8,216,726 Battery
A battery is provided. The battery includes an electrolytic solution, a positive electrode and a negative electrode. The negative electrode has a negative...
US-8,216,724 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...
US-8,216,714 Battery pack
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...
US-8,216,656 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...
US-8,216,655 Optical information recording medium
An optical information recording medium is provided and includes a supporting substrate, a light-transmissive protective layer, information recording layers,...
US-8,216,036 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...
US-8,215,819 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...
US-8,215,547 Data communicating apparatus and method for managing memory of data communicating apparatus
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...
US-8,215,545 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...
US-D663,286 Headphone
US-8,214,860 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...
US-8,214,858 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...
US-8,214,761 Imaging device
The present invention is to provide an imaging apparatus superior in operability and visibility at the time of setting and adjusting functions thereof. The...
US-8,214,739 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...
US-8,214,637 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...
US-8,214,564 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...
US-8,214,552 Transmission apparatus, transmission method, communication apparatus, and program
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...
US-8,214,540 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...
US-8,214,498 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...
US-8,214,431 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...
US-8,214,318 Apparatus, method and computer program for content recommendation and recording medium
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...
US-8,213,988 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...
US-8,213,986 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...
US-8,213,860 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...
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