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US-8,209,734 Data transmission control method, data transmitting method, data transmitting apparatus, and receiving apparatus
A receiving apparatus comprising means for receiving an event notice that includes time information. Upon receipt of the event notice, an event corresponding to...
US-8,209,730 Speculative video on demand
A method of transmitting a Video-on-Demand (VOD) program involves at a service provider head-end, separating VOD program data into first and second parts;...
US-8,209,722 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program
An information processing apparatus includes a program information display controller configured to display recommendation information which relates to a...
US-8,209,716 Apparatus and method for managing video audio setting information and program
A setting information database associates setting information used to output a video signal or an audio signal with a corresponding viewing condition. A setting...
US-8,209,678 System, apparatus, and method for an upgrader module
A method and apparatus for obtaining and installing software updates on consumer electronics devices is described. In one embodiment, the method may include...
US-8,209,677 Broadcast download system via broadband power line communication
A method of providing a software patch to an electronic device. A device containing a software patch for an electronic device may be plugged to an electrical...
US-8,209,635 System and method for dynamically changing a display
A technique for managing the display of content on a display of an electronic device may be based on a distance of the user to the display. The distance may be...
US-8,209,623 Visualization and control techniques for multimedia digital content
A multimedia preview system in a client/server-based network environment for browsing content of requested multimedia data to be previewed includes a processor....
US-8,209,614 Graphical user interface, display control device, display method, and program
There is provided a graphical user interface that displays information on a plurality of different types of content on a single screen. The graphical user...
US-8,209,611 Data-providing apparatus, data-providing method and program-sorting medium
In the present invention, image data is edited in response to a demand transmitted from a data-processing apparatus through a network. A moving-picture server...
US-8,209,610 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
Program viewing is provided so that a user can easily search for a program which the user desires to view. An information processing apparatus includes an EPG...
US-8,209,581 Receiving apparatus and method and program for receiving and decoding a low density parity check code
A receiving apparatus including, an LDPC decoder configured to decode both of the data signal and the transmission control signal, a data signal input buffer...
US-8,209,467 Recording apparatus, recording method, program for recording method, and storage medium that stores program for...
A recording apparatus includes: a type detecting section that detects a type of storage medium; an erase-block size detecting section that detects an...
US-8,209,434 Continued transfer or streaming of a data file after loss of a local connection
A server receives a request for transfer or streaming of a data file sent in the local network from a portable communication device. The server provides the...
US-8,209,348 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program
In an information processing apparatus, an acquisition unit acquires a keyword, and a calculation unit calculates the importance level of each keyword by adding...
US-8,209,329 Apparatus, method, and program for information processing
An information processor is disclosed. The processor includes: a keyword extraction portion for extracting keywords from a text created by a user; a keyword...
US-8,209,326 Information system, method, device and method providing system for conveying predetermined information as...
An information providing device for providing various provide information formed with the predetermined format responding to a transfer request, and the...
US-8,209,296 Information processing apparatus, divided management server, information processing method, divided management...
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a blocking unit that acquires holding block information, which is information about blocks to be...
US-8,209,179 Speech communication system and method, and robot apparatus
This invention realizes a speech communication system and method, and a robot apparatus capable of significantly improving entertainment property. A speech...
US-8,208,945 Information processing device and method, program, and recording medium
An information processing device for transmitting information to be provided to a user to a terminal held by the user, including: current position obtaining...
US-8,208,901 Mobile terminal apparatus
A mobile terminal apparatus checks if a user is a proper user based on the operation of the user and, if the result of authentication is negative, uploads...
US-8,208,899 Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, authentication method of wireless communication...
There is provided a wireless communication system in which a plurality of wireless communication devices form a network in an autonomous distributed manner....
US-8,208,794 Reproducing apparatus, reproducing method, program, and program storage medium
A reproducing apparatus includes an acquisition unit for acquiring playback management information containing first information containing a main playback path...
US-8,208,785 Video recording system, video camera, video recording apparatus, method of controlling video recording...
A video recording system is provided in which reliability of information supplied from a video camera to control recording and the like is improved when video...
US-8,208,782 Recording device, recording method, and recording program
When the BD-ROM standard is extended to recordable record mediums, a system which stores title numbers when a title is deleted and a system which stores the...
US-8,208,735 Image processing device, image processing method, learning device, learning method, and program
An image processing device, to convert a first image data into a second image data having a higher image quality, includes: a predicted tap extracting unit to...
US-8,208,721 Signal processing apparatus and method, and program
Signals are provided which allow colors in a wider color range than predetermined standards, which can be handled by apparatus according to such predetermined...
US-8,208,690 Image-processing device and image-processing method, image-pickup device, and computer program
An image-processing device configured to process image data including at least one face image includes an image-input unit configured to input the image data, a...
US-8,208,676 Earpiece and earphone
There is provided an earpiece comprising: a main unit having a cylindrical shape having made therein a through hole that can allow sound to be transmitted...
US-8,208,672 Headphone
A headphone including a housing that includes a speaker unit and that has a generally flat surface that comes into contact with an outward facing surface of an...
US-8,208,657 Signal processing device, signal processing method, and program
A signal processing device includes a sound pickup unit configured to pick up sound and convert the sound into a sound signal; a signal recording unit including...
US-8,208,596 System and method for implementing a dual-mode PLL to support a data transmission procedure
A system and method for effectively utilizing a dual-mode phase-locked loop to support a data transmission procedure includes a voltage controlled oscillator...
US-8,208,531 Information processing device, information processing method, program storage medium, program, data structure,...
The present invention relates to an information processing device and information processing method, program storage medium, program, data structure, and...
US-8,208,525 2K mode interleaver with odd interleaving only and per OFDM symbol permutation code change in a digital video...
A data processing apparatus maps input symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of an Orthogonal Frequency Division...
US-8,208,524 4K mode interleaver with odd interleaving only and per OFDM symbol permutation code change in a digital video...
A data processing apparatus maps input symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of an Orthogonal Frequency Division...
US-8,208,510 Semiconductor laser device and heat sink used therein
A semiconductor laser device has a heat sink of which multiple laminated plates are constituted and a semiconductor laser element mounted on upper surface of...
US-8,208,357 Optical disc apparatus and optical disc drive control method
A movement speed of a lens included in an optical pickup is calculated by differentiating a total reflection return light quantity that is detected by emitting...
US-8,208,217 Magnetic recording medium and magnetic recording/reproducing system
A magnetic recording medium includes a tape-shaped nonmagnetic support, and a vertical magnetic layer formed on a main surface of the nonmagnetic support by a...
US-8,208,112 Display device
A display device is provided and includes pixel electrodes, each of the pixel electrodes including a plurality of electrode sections which are arranged parallel...
US-8,208,079 Optical compensator, liquid crystal display system, and projection type liquid crystal display system and...
An optical compensator handling higher luminance, capable of achieving a higher contrast ratio while suppressing variation of the contrast ratio, and able to...
US-8,208,076 Front end circuit
An IC of a front end circuit which can be ready for various television broadcasting systems is provided. The front end circuit includes tuning circuits 12A to...
US-8,208,074 Information processing apparatus and method, computer program, and information processing system
An information processing apparatus includes: video-signal transmitting and receiving means for transmitting/receiving a video signal to/from one or more...
US-8,208,073 Display device, display method, supply device, supply method, storage medium, and control system for...
A display device includes a display section configured to perform display and provided with a display screen; communicating sections configured to perform...
US-8,208,064 Wipe video signal processing apparatus, wipe video signal processing method, computer program product, and...
A video signal processing apparatus includes a video signal synthesis section for, when positions after and before a border position by a predetermined length...
US-8,208,053 Imaging device, camera, control method for imaging device, and computer program
An imaging device includes: plural pixel blocks with a predetermined number of pixel circuits of respective plural blocks set as one unit, the plural blocks...
US-8,208,045 Method and system for reducing noise in image data
The present invention relates to a method for reducing noise in image data, comprising the steps of performing (S4, S7, S10) a spatial noise reduction on the...
US-8,208,038 Image signal processing device and image signal processing method
A dynamic range is widened by effectively using an output range that is originally possessed by a solid-state image-capturing device, and an image having less...
US-8,208,030 Method and unit for motion detection based on a difference histogram
Method for motion detection in a current picture (CP) with respect to a reference picture (RP), wherein for a plurality of locations in the current picture (CP)...
US-8,208,010 Face image correction using multiple camera angles
Methods for adjusting a picture of an object captured by a camera in a mobile radio communication terminal include defining a first camera angle relative to the...
US-8,207,966 Terrain editor tool for rule-based procedural terrain generation
Disclosed are systems and methods for rule-based procedural generation of terrain in real time for a virtual world. Using the terrain editor tool, the terrain...
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