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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...
US-8,213,781 Data processing device, data processing method, program, program recording medium, data recording medium, and...
The present invention relates to a data processing apparatus, a data processing method, a program, a program recording medium, a data recording medium, and a...
US-8,213,777 Recording/reproducing apparatus and method, simultaneous processing program storage medium, and simultaneous...
The present invention aims to certainly use an electronic program guide. According to the present invention, a switch circuit part 24 for connecting a first...
US-8,213,775 Information processing apparatus and method, and program
An information processing apparatus and method for providing images which coincide in reproduction time and atmosphere with BGM as a slideshow to a user. From...
US-8,213,772 Editing apparatus, editing method, and program
An editing apparatus for performing editing in which a second video is added to or inserted into a first video, includes: an editing unit performing the...
US-8,213,771 Templatized commands in disc authoring
Authoring a Blu-ray disc (BD), comprising: generating a template code representing templatized navigation commands, the template code specifying a first object...
US-8,213,764 Information processing apparatus, method and program
An information processing apparatus includes area image extracting means for extracting, as a telop image, an area displaying a telop in contents, detecting...
US-8,213,755 Optical device, and virtual image display device
A virtual image display device with an optical waveguide to guide, by internal total reflection, parallel pencil groups meeting a condition of internal total...
US-8,213,734 Active autofocus window
A method for changing the depth at which an image is focused is provided in a portable imaging device that includes an image recording arrangement that has a...
US-8,213,731 Information processing device and method
An information processing device includes: a synthesis filter processing unit to subject image data to analysis filtering for dividing the frequency components...
US-8,213,721 Product identification apparatus, product identification method, and program
A product identification apparatus for determining whether an inspection target product to be identified is the same as a predetermined verification product...
US-8,213,718 Method for video mode detection
A method for video mode detection, wherein video input data (VID) corresponding to a video picture (P) is received and a video mode is determined for said video...
US-8,213,690 Image processing apparatus including similarity calculating unit, image pickup apparatus, and processing method...
An image processing apparatus includes an object-feature-information storage unit configured to store feature information of a predetermined object; an image...
US-8,213,665 Headphone
A headphone includes a headband and a left housing and a right housing. The left housing and the right housing are mounted to respective ends of the headband...
US-8,213,662 Earpad and headphones
There is provided an earpad that is attachable to a housing capable of containing an audio signal processing unit and includes a ring-shaped cushioning member...
US-8,213,648 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and audio signal processing program
An audio signal processing apparatus includes: a division section that divides at least two or more channel audio signals into components in a plurality of...
US-8,213,647 Electroacoustic device
An electroacoustic device includes a rear body portion containing electronic circuits, being so dimensioned and shaped as to be carried by a human user behind...
US-8,213,632 Electroacoustic transducer and ear speaker device
A reproduced sound of high quality is allowed to be listened to by a listener while natural sound image localization is provided. By providing a housing 4L...
US-8,213,609 Key generating device, encrypting device, receiving device, key generating method, encrypting method, key...
A key generating device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a parameter determining unit that randomly determines a plurality of...
US-8,213,603 Encryption processing apparatus
Disclosed herein is an encryption processing apparatus including: a first register device; a second register device; a first flag operation device; a first...
US-8,213,588 Communication terminal, communication system, server apparatus, and communication connecting method
A communication terminal includes a communication unit configured to carry out communications with a communication terminal of an intended counterparty; a...
US-8,213,586 System, method, and devices for allocating communications-related charges
Methods, systems, and devices for allocating communications-related charges are disclosed. In an exemplary method, a communications device receives notification...
US-8,213,560 PLL circuit
Disclosed herein is a phase-locked loop circuit including: a voltage controlled oscillator; a variable frequency divider circuit for frequency-dividing an...
US-8,213,534 Transmission apparatus and communication system
Disclosed herein is a transmission apparatus including a first transmission block configured to modulate a carrier-wave signal having a predetermined frequency...
US-8,213,532 Information processing device and bidirectional transmission method
In a provided information processing device, a first information processing module, within its transmission time segment, transmits an encoded signal in which...
US-8,213,518 Multi-threaded streaming data decoding
Streaming data may be decoded by dividing a process for decoding the streaming data into two or more tasks based on data dependencies between the two or more...
US-8,213,516 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing apparatus that compresses moving-picture data includes an image converter configured to decimate pixels in individual blocks that are...
US-8,213,505 Encoding apparatus, encoding method, program for encoding method, and recording medium having program for...
An encoding apparatus for generating, in an intra prediction mode, difference data by subtracting prediction values from input image data, and performing...
US-8,213,504 Image display apparatus, video signal processor, and video signal processing method
The present invention provides an image display apparatus capable of suppressing deterioration in picture quality resulting from precision of detection of a...
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