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System, device and method for keeping track of portable items by means of
a mobile electronic device
The present invention relates to the field of mobile communications, and in particular to a system for near field wireless data communication using RFID for...
Secure link between controller and device
In certain embodiments consistent with the invention, a method of associating a controlled device with a remote controller device involves providing a...
Electric field coupler, communication apparatus, communication system, and
fabrication method for electric...
An electric field coupler includes a strip-like coil formed by bending a strip-like conductor which snakes along a plane perpendicular to a coupling direction...
Electronic apparatus, charging method therefor, and battery
An electronic apparatus is disclosed. The electronic apparatus includes a battery, a main body, a charging section, an obtaining section, and a controlling...
Display apparatus and electronic device
A display apparatus, includes: a substrate; a plural light emitting elements provided on the substrate and each formed from a lower electrode, a light emitting...
Back-illuminated type solid-state imaging device
A back-illuminated type solid-state imaging device is provided in which an electric field to collect a signal charge (an electron, a hole and the like, for...
Back-illuminated type solid-state imaging device
A back-illuminated type solid-state imaging device including (a) a semiconductor layer on a front surface side of a semiconductor substrate with an insulation...
Solid-state image pickup apparatus and production method thereof
A solid-state image pickup apparatus includes: a substrate in which a charge generation portion that generates a signal charge is formed on a surface layer; a...
Input sensitive user interface
A device may include a thermo-sensitive, tactile-responsive user interface that may be used in activating and/or deactivating a key lock function to control...
Aluminum chelate latent curing agent and production method thereof
An aluminum chelate latent curing agent includes an aluminum chelate curing agent, and a porous resin that holds the aluminum chelate curing agent and is...
Method of manufacturing solid-state imaging device
A method of manufacturing a solid-state imaging device. Light-receiving sensor portions each constituting a pixel in the form of a matrix is arranged. The...
A reaction device including: a plurality of reaction areas; and a plurality of heating parts configured to be each provided for a respective one of the reaction...
Anode and battery
A battery capable of improving cycle characteristics and a manufacturing yield is provided. An anode includes: an anode current collector; and an anode active...
Cathode active material and battery
A cathode contains: a lithium cobalt composite oxide expressed by Li.sub.xCo.sub.aM1.sub.bM2.sub.cO.sub.2, where M1 denotes the first element; M2 indicates the...
A battery capable of improving the cycle characteristics even if the thickness of an anode active material layer is increased is provided. The battery includes...
Electromagnetic-wave suppressing material, electromagnetic-wave
suppressing device, and electronic apparatus
An electromagnetic-wave suppressing material is provided. The electromagnetic-wave suppressing material includes an ionic liquid and nanometer-order particles...
System and method for detecting interaction between substances by
superimposingly applying sinusoidal voltage
Disclosed herein is a system for detecting interaction between substances includes a reaction field for allowing the interaction to proceed between the...
Liquid ejection apparatus
A liquid ejection apparatus includes a rotating moving table that is rotatable between a horizontal orientation and a vertical orientation and movable in a...
Method of manufacturing suction cup, suction cup, and on-vehicle apparatus
A suction cup includes a suction cup main body, an attachment surface and a gel layer. The surface of the gel layer serves as a suction surface. In a method of...
Icon for a portion of a display panel or screen
Display panel or screen with an animated graphical user interface
Secure digital certificate storing scheme for flash memory and electronic
A method for storing and updating digital certificates in a flash memory, a flash memory, and an electronic apparatus exploiting the method are disclosed. The...
Apparatus and method for efficient caching via addition of branch into
program block being processed
A main memory stores cache blocks obtained by dividing a program. At a position in a cache block where a branch to another cache block is provided, there is...
Autonomous information processing apparatus and method in a network of
information processing apparatuses
An apparatus and a method for implementing an execution configuration for efficiently recording and reproducing data using distributed nodes are provided. When...
Data processing method, data processing system, and recording medium
utilizing computing resources on a network...
The present invention has enabled computing resources existing in domestic network systems to be utilized with a maximum efficiency. Actual condition of the...
Observation device, method, and computer program product for replacing
An observation program residing within a processor receives and detects content which includes at least one term. The detected term(s) is then removed from the...
Content providing system, receiving apparatus and method, storage medium,
The present invention relates to a content providing system, a receiving apparatus and method, a storage medium, and a program, which enable to perform a...
Process management apparatus, computer systems, distributed processing
method, and computer program
When performing distributed processing in processing devices connected to a network and a processing managing device for managing the processing devices, it is...
Information retaining apparatus, information processing system,
information processing method and program
An information retaining apparatus of the present invention has a storage unit which retains a plurality of information, an input unit which receives an input...
Recording medium, recording device, recording method, data search device,
data search method, and data...
A data search device includes a playback unit playing back subjective data representing a subjectivity for predetermined content data from a recording medium on...
Information processing apparatus, music distribution system, music
distribution method and computer program
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a music storage portion to store music data, a music playback portion to play back music data, a...
Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and computer program
for setting targets in a range and...
A data processing apparatus includes: predicting means for calculating a prediction value of time series data with respect to input of the time series data...
Apparatus and method for detecting speech and music portions of an audio
In an information detecting apparatus (1), a speech kind discrimination unit (11) discriminates and classifies an audio signal at an information source into...
Data reproduction apparatus and data reproduction method
A data reproduction apparatus includes: arithmetic means for calculating difference data that indicate a difference between left-channel and right-channel data...
System and method for using SMS and tagged message to send position and
travel information to server and/or peers
The GPS position or other short information related to a wireless telephone is encapsulated in a tagged protocol such as XML and sent using short message...
User interface unit for a telephone
A user interface apparatus for remote control of a telephone having an input adapted for inputting telephone control signals; a display for outputting visual...
Content viewing support apparatus and content viewing support method, and
A content viewing support apparatus for supporting a user in operation for selecting a program desired to be recorded by one of programmed recording and...
Signal processing method, signal processing apparatus, signal processing
system, and machine readable storage...
A signal processing apparatus capable of easily linking video data of a DVCR connected by an i-Link or the like and utilizing the same in a desired format is...
Stream generating apparatus, imaging apparatus, data processing apparatus
and stream generating method
There is provided stream generating apparatus which generates a multiplexed stream including moving picture data. The apparatus includes a moving picture...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, image processing
program, and image capturing apparatus
An image processing apparatus for correcting an input image for blur using a recovery filter in accordance with image blurriness includes a blurriness...
Fast camera auto-focus
A camera auto-focuses using computed blur differences between images of a three-dimensional scene. The camera computes the blur difference between two images of...
Apparatus and method for reducing motion blur in a video signal
The present invention relates to a method and an apparatus for reducing motion blur in a video signal. The apparatus comprises motion estimation means (1) for...
Apparatus for and method of using reliability information to produce and
update image recognition data
In an information processing apparatus, an acquisition unit acquires information of a predetermined type, and a reliability information producing unit produces...
Sound reproducing system and sound reproducing method
A sound reproducing system includes a first speaker that is supplied with audio signals of a first channel and that is placed so that a reproduced sound image...
Voice processing apparatus, voice processing system, and voice processing
A voice processing apparatus includes a band dividing portion dividing a first voice signal generated by a first microphone and a second voice signal generated...
Methods, systems and devices for providing voice mail caller
identification for display on a telephone
Caller identification information is transmitted from a voice mail server to a telephone in response to receiving a voice mail message for the telephone at the...
Video data compression with integrated lossy and lossless compression
A method and apparatus to compress video data to smaller size and embed extra information into the compressed data using the integrated lossy and lossless...
Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus and
wireless communication method
A wireless communication system which performs data transmission using spatially multiplexed streams from a first terminal including N antennas to a second...
System and method for providing data to a wireless communication device
A system and method allowing a mobile device user to initiate a transaction over the most widely used network such as a CDMA or GSM network and then have the...
Quality of service architecture for home mesh network
An embodiment is a technique to perform QoS. An interface between an upper layer and a lower layer in a multi-hop mesh network receives and transmits packets...