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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...
US-8,230,346 Graphical user interface for an information mediation system
A graphical user interface for an information mediation system is provided for assisting the user to discover an information source that matches a sense of...
US-8,230,169 Electronic apparatus, disk switching method and computer program
There is provided an electronic apparatus including a plurality of hard disk drives having a standby state and an active state as power application state. The...
US-8,230,118 Interface circuit and video apparatus
An interface circuit includes: a first transmitting section transmitting a first signal as an in-phase signal to an external device through a transmission path;...
US-8,230,084 Network management in a media network environment
Methods and apparatus for managing devices and content in a network environment. In one implementation, a method of adding a client as a member of a hub network...
US-8,230,004 Information processing apparatus, information communication system, information processing method, and computer...
A configuration is provided in which a device in a home network receives content from a server outside the home network and plays the content. A home IMS...
US-8,229,941 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program therefor
An information processing apparatus displays image data and plays back music data such that background music (BGM) is applied to a collection of content such as...
US-8,229,845 Withdrawal processing apparatus and withdrawal processing method
A withdrawal processing apparatus is arranged with a storage unit for storing deposit balances of respective yen account and foreign currency account; an...
US-8,229,488 Methods, apparatuses and computer programs for media content distribution
Methods for distributing media content between portable electronic devices enabled for media acquisition and wireless communication are disclosed. The methods...
US-8,229,465 Position estimation of a wireless terminal in a structure using base station signal information
An information processing device is provided that includes: a storage portion associating and storing section information indicating one section of a building...
US-8,229,460 Demodulation apparatus and receiving apparatus
A portable phone device comprises a telephone unit for base band processing of a receiving signal and audio conversion processing, as well as a global...
US-8,229,426 Mobile communication terminal, method, and radio communication system
A mobile communications terminal divides a plurality of multipath signals associated with radio signals transmitted from a plurality of base stations using an...
US-8,229,405 Communication terminals, systems, methods, and computer program products for publishing, sharing and accessing...
A method for publishing and sharing media files includes: making a published media file available to other wireless communication terminals from a publisher...
US-8,229,402 Generic parser for electronic devices
Electronic device, comprising a memory for storing data files, and means for accessing information in a data file stored in the memory, including a computer...
US-8,229,394 Methods, devices and computer program products for tracking usage of a network by a plurality of users of a...
Methods for tracking usage of a network by a plurality of users of a mobile phone include associating a plurality of user accounts with the mobile phone, where...
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