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US-8,224,819 Apparatus, method, and program for processing information
An information processing method for an information processing apparatus to process content data, including generating content data information associated with...
US-8,224,752 Digital rights management license renewal
A method of playing back content based on digital rights management (DRM) between a portable storage and a device and a portable storage for the same are...
US-8,224,639 Methods and apparatus for achieving thermal management using processing task scheduling
The present invention provides apparatus and methods to perform thermal management in a computing environment. In one embodiment, thermal attributes are...
US-8,224,619 Gesture recognition apparatus, gesture recognition method and program
A gesture recognition apparatus includes: first and second one-dimensional sensor means for detecting movement corresponding to a motion of an object in a...
US-8,224,567 Map-based browser
A map is presented by a browser, and breaking news content such as still photos, videos, etc. is placed on areas of the map to which the news pertains. A user...
US-8,224,395 Auditory spacing of sound sources based on geographic locations of the sound sources or user placement
A method may include connecting to another user device, identifying a geographic location of the other user device, identifying a geographic location of the...
US-8,224,251 Data communication apparatus and control method for prevention of audio noise signals due to transmitted data
A data communication apparatus includes a band-elimination filter configured to perform a process of reducing a specific frequency component included in...
US-8,224,243 Communication system, communication method, and data processing apparatus
A communication system performs, by first and second data processing apparatuses, an electromagnetic-induction communication using a carrier having a single...
US-8,224,156 Recording apparatus, reproduction apparatus and file management method
A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus and a file management method are disclosed wherein, even if one of files recorded on a recording medium cannot...
US-8,224,155 Techniques for preventing skipping playback of content
The present invention relates to a playback apparatus, playback method, a storage apparatus, a storage method, a program, a storage medium, a data structure,...
US-8,224,154 Recording control device and method, program, and recording medium
The present invention relates to a recording control apparatus and a recording control method which can improve the convenience of a storage medium and also to...
US-8,224,148 Decoding apparatus and decoding method
A decoding apparatus for enabling decoding processing free of unneeded delay at a switching point between digital high definition broadcast and multi-view...
US-8,224,126 Motion compensated temporal interpolation for frame rate conversion of video signals
The present invention relates to a method for interpolating a subpixel at an interpolation position, which is situated in the chronological order between two...
US-8,224,124 Image processing device and image processing method, and program
An image processing device includes: a rescaling unit configured to obtain an image subjected to scaling, and subject the image to rescaling with the scaling...
US-8,224,089 Information processing device and information processing method, image processing device and image processing...
To perform progressive mesh segmentation suitable of interactive applications a high speed with high precision. An image processing device 10 includes an image...
US-8,224,025 Group tracking in motion capture
Tracking a group of motion capture markers in a sequence of frames, comprising: establishing a group relationship among a plurality of motion capture markers in...
US-8,224,015 Speaker, voice coil unit, and method of manufacturing the voice coil unit
A speaker includes a magnetic circuit forming a slit-like magnetic gap, a frame that houses and holds the magnetic circuit, a diaphragm attached to the frame so...
US-8,223,847 Editing device, editing method, splicing device, splicing method, encoding device, and encoding method
A plurality of bit streams are seamlessly spliced. Separate decoders decode each bit stream. A controller selects the decoded pictures according to a...
US-8,223,814 Semiconductor laser
The present invention provides a semiconductor laser realizing reduced possibility that a wiring layer disposed in the air is broken even under severe...
US-8,223,786 Quality of service scheduling for home mesh network
An embodiment is a technique to perform packet scheduling for QoS. A plurality of buffers is visited in a variable round robin manner. The buffers store packets...
US-8,223,675 Information processing apparatus and duplex transmission method
There is provided an information processing apparatus includes a first module and a second module. The first module includes a first signal generator that...
US-8,223,645 Communication control apparatus, communication control method, and communication control program
Disclosed herein is a communication control apparatus including: a bandwidth measuring section configured to measure a physical bandwidth of data communication...
US-8,223,619 Optical recording medium, reproduction apparatus, and tracking servo method
A reproduction apparatus for an optical recording medium that has a convex pit recording layer, in which pits are formed in a convex shape viewed from a laser...
US-8,223,618 Optical information recording medium capable of changing the light absorption amount
An optical information recording medium includes a recording layer that includes a mark layer in which recording marks formed in accordance with condensed...
US-8,223,610 Apparatus and method for initializing information recording medium, apparatus and method for recording...
An initialization apparatus that has a simplified configuration and that forms an initial hologram in an information recording medium is provided. An...
US-8,223,608 Optical pickup adjusting apparatus and adjusting method
Disclosed is an adjustment apparatus for adjusting an optical pickup capable of recording and/or reproducing plural optical discs of different sorts. The...
US-8,223,530 Variable-resistance memory device and its operation method
A variable-resistance memory device includes: memory cells; first wires; a second wire; a drive/control section; and a sense amplifier.
US-8,223,410 Imaging device and method of processing imaging result in imaging device
The present invention relates to an imaging device and a method of processing an imaging result in an imaging device, and is applied to e.g. an electronic still...
US-8,223,310 Liquid crystal device, method of manufacturing liquid crystal device and electronic apparatus
Provided is a liquid crystal device including a first substrate and a second substrate which face each other with a liquid crystal layer interposed...
US-8,223,295 Optical element, liquid crystal panel, and liquid crystal display
A liquid-crystal display that can inhibit the coloring of an image when a liquid-crystal panel is viewed from an oblique direction is provided. An optical...
US-8,223,280 Phase difference element and display device
A phase difference element, in which imbalance hardly occurs between right and left pictures during displaying a three-dimensional image, and a display device...
US-8,223,270 Transmitter, receiver, transmission method, reception method, transmission program, reception program, and...
A transmitter which transmits video content via a predetermined network, wherein the video content is encoded while an image group containing a plurality of...
US-8,223,268 Image processing apparatus, method and recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes: a generation unit configured to generate image signals for displaying a plurality of screens on one display surface; an...
US-8,223,267 Signal processing apparatus and signal processing method
There is provided a signal processing apparatus including a first image generating unit, a second image generating unit, a first selecting unit selects at least...
US-8,223,239 Clock signal generation circuit, display panel module, image sensor apparatus, and electronic apparatus
A clock signal generation circuit of a delay locked loop type includes a delay line configured to delay a first clock signal to generate a second clock signal;...
US-8,223,237 Solid-state imaging device in which a transfer signal line is held at a constant voltage to prevent crosstalk...
Disclosed is a solid-state imaging device including a photoelectric conversion portion photoelectrically converting incident light into signal charge and...
US-8,223,236 Apparatus and method for image recording
Apparatuses and methods which involve reading out an image sensor comprising an array of light-sensitive sensor elements are disclosed. In an embodiment, the...
US-8,223,220 Image processing device, image processing method, and information storage medium
Provided is an image processing device, an image processing method, and a program which can prevent a total processing time from significantly increasing while...
US-8,223,210 Apparatus and method for transmission, apparatus and method for production, program, and recording medium
Transmit data composed by linking to main data representing an image and/or audio accessory information including frame rate information and frame...
US-8,223,195 Three-dimensional image pickup apparatus, three-dimensional display apparatus, three-dimensional image pickup...
A three-dimensional image pickup apparatus, a three-dimensional display apparatus and a three-dimensional image pickup and display apparatus are disclosed by...
US-8,223,155 Method for simulating large numbers of spherical bodies interacting
A method for use in computer graphics includes receiving data representative of a plurality of particles. For each particle, the method further includes...
US-8,223,149 Cone-culled soft shadows
Soft shadows in computer graphics images are created by rendering the scene from the camera viewpoint and at least one light viewpoint. The positions of scene...
US-8,223,144 Method and apparatus for processing object collision
A parallelization permission and prohibition management unit of a processor manages the permission or prohibition of the parallelization for each combination of...
US-8,223,130 Touch-sensitive sheet member, input device and electronic apparatus
A touch-sensitive sheet member contains a first raw material member having predetermined hardness and a second raw material member that presents sense of touch....
US-8,223,041 Information processing apparatus, and signal processing method
Provided is an information processing apparatus including a distributor that distributes input data in units of M bits and generates N M-bit bit sequences, an...
US-8,222,991 System, apparatus and method for supplying electric power, apparatus and method for receiving electric power,...
An electric power supply system includes an electric power reception apparatus and an electric power supply apparatus adapted to supply electric power to the...
US-8,222,935 Communication system, phase-locked loop, movable body and communication method
A communication system includes a phase-locked loop that maintains synchronization of a reception signal. The phase-locked loop includes a loop filter that has...
US-8,222,864 Battery system including two or more unit cells electrically connected in series
A battery system capable of inhibiting a reverse voltage applied to a unit cell that has lost the electromotive force without active control is provided. The...
US-8,222,840 Fuel cell mount apparatus and electric power supply system
A fuel cell mount apparatus includes: a fuel cell system including a power generation unit for generating electric power by use of a fuel and air, a hydrogen...
US-8,222,824 Light emitting diode driving apparatus
A light emitting diode driving apparatus includes: a switching converter having an inductor and a switching device; a plurality of serial light emitting diode...
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