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US-8,207,936 Voice remote control
A device may include an image capture device and logic. The logic may be configured to receive voice input from a user and identify the voice input. The logic...
US-8,207,910 Information presentation device
The present invention relates to a device and a method for presentation of information on a display. The method performs obtaining information to be presented...
US-8,207,899 Folded dipole antenna device and mobile radio terminal
Disclosed is a folded dipole antenna device which is of an unbalanced feed type and includes an antenna element of approximately plate-like loop structure,...
US-8,207,847 Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless communication method, and program
A wireless communication apparatus according to the present invention includes a wireless communication transmitting circuit and a wireless communication...
US-8,207,791 Amplifier circuit with a first and a second output line
An amplifier circuit including an amplifier to amplify a signal and to output the amplified signal in a first output, a coupling line connected to the first...
US-8,207,705 Charging apparatus and charging method
The present invention provides a charging apparatus capable of efficiently charging battery in view of power consumption and a charging method. The charging...
US-8,207,088 Transfer substrate and method for fabricating organic electroluminescent element
A transfer substrate includes a light transmissive support substrate; a light-heat conversion layer formed on the light transmissive support substrate; and a...
US-8,207,007 Method of producing semiconductor device, solid-state imaging device, method of producing electric apparatus,...
There is provided a method of producing a semiconductor device. The method includes the steps of: forming a first hard mask having an opening above a substrate;...
US-8,206,844 Battery and center pin
A battery with improved safety that can more surely short-circuit electrodes when flattened out by the external force is provided. A center pin (30) is inserted...
US-8,206,805 Optical recording medium, and method for producing optical recording medium
An object of the invention is to provide an optical recording medium and a method for producing an optical recording medium that enable to improve the quality...
US-8,206,544 Cutting method and cutting device for adhesive film
A device for ideal cutting of an adhesive film mother sheet which prevents or reduces displacement or peeling of a cover film, etc. on an adhesive layer when...
US-8,206,224 User created content and quests
A computer-implemented method of providing an environment for a crafting player to craft a role-playing content and/or quests in a computer game, the method...
US-8,206,181 Connector arrangement
A connector arrangement is provided comprising an elongate member with a tip end and a base end. The elongate member has at least one ring area electrically...
US-8,205,234 Information processing device and method for controlling programmed video recording of television broadcast...
A recording reservation data comprised of text data indicating the information that the text data is the recording reservation data, the information specifying...
US-8,205,225 Television transmitter, television transmitting method, television receiver and television receiving method
A TV transmitter, a TV transmitting method, a TV receiver and a TV receiving method allowing users to find and choose desired programs through the use of a...
US-8,205,130 Decoding apparatus
In the present application, there is provided a decoding apparatus for decoding low density parity check codes, including: a plurality of storage sections...
US-8,205,075 Authentication device and method
Provided is an authentication system capable of identifying a cause of a failure when authentication fails. A data structure of data to be authenticated has a...
US-8,205,033 Memory device, memory management method, and program
A memory device includes a non-volatile memory which allows data to be written, read, and erased electrically and in which writing and reading are done in units...
US-8,205,030 Composite type recording apparatus, data writing method and data writing program
There is provided a composite type recording apparatus restricting write operations depending on the type of a connected host apparatus, including a recording...
US-8,204,983 Allocation of on-line monitoring resources
Methods, apparatuses, and techniques for adjusting a level of monitoring of the activity of users in an online community are described. Aspects include a...
US-8,204,919 File generation apparatus, method, program, and recording medium
A file generating apparatus for improving the usability of recording media and providing efficient read and write processes. A header control portion generates...
US-8,204,837 Information processing apparatus and method, and program for providing information suitable for a predetermined...
The invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method and a program which can provide an item suitable for a feeling (mood) of a user. A user...
US-8,204,789 Apparatus and method for receiving a transport stream containing a plurality of content data
To compensate a failure in downloading of music piece data. For example, when a viewer instructs purchase of a music pieceC to an IRD at a timing t0 during the...
US-8,204,785 Information processing system, portable information terminal and its control method, information providing...
A portable information terminal includes: a position detecting section that detects a position of the portable information terminal; a selecting section that...
US-8,204,687 Display route creation method, display route creation apparatus, and display route creation program
A display route creation method includes: a route determination step in which a route determination section determines a route based on a departure point and a...
US-8,204,616 Data output apparatus and data output method
A data output apparatus is provided. The data output apparatus includes a playback unit and an audio processing unit. The playback unit carries out playback of...
US-8,204,615 Information processing device, information processing method, and program
An information processing device for reproducing content data is provided. The information processing device includes a reproducing unit for reproducing content...
US-8,204,614 Audio processing apparatus and audio processing method
A user selects a plurality of pieces of music data desired to be reproduced concurrently, at an input unit of an audio processing apparatus, from music data...
US-8,204,540 Wireless transfer of data from a mobile device to a server
The present invention relates to a mobile device for recording data that includes recording unit that records data, a memory that stores the recorded data, a...
US-8,204,476 Portable telephone and electronic device
A portable telephone and electronic device are provided. The portable telephone includes a casing having a first surface: a finger guide section that is...
US-8,204,462 Digital radio receiver
A digital radio receiver for receiving information on a piece of music that is identification information for specifying content of digital acoustic...
US-8,204,461 Digital radio receiver and method of reproducing acoustic information
A digital radio receiver for receiving information on a piece of music that is identification information for specifying content of digital acoustic...
US-8,204,455 Techniques for pre-distorting transmitted signals for a transmitter device
Techniques for sending and receiving signals include pre-distorting signals before transmission across a communication path. The signals are pre-distorted as a...
US-8,204,370 Image pickup apparatus, focus control method and focus control program
An image pickup apparatus includes: an in-focus operation section configured to drive a focus lens to move over a predetermined driving range in order to detect...
US-8,204,366 Method, apparatus and program for recording and playing back content data, method, apparatus and program for...
A method, apparatus and program for recording and playing back content data, method, apparatus and program for playing back content data, and method, apparatus...
US-8,204,360 Recording apparatus, recording method and record medium
A recording apparatus for recording video data to a record medium is disclosed, that comprises an encoding means for encoding video data in a group structure of...
US-8,204,357 Reproducing device, reproducing method, reproducing program and recording medium
For a BD-ROM, a picture-in-picture function and a wallpaper display function are accomplished. A second video plane 50 for displaying a moving picture is added...
US-8,204,356 Control device and method, recording medium and program
The present invention relates to a control apparatus and a method, a recording medium and a program, which enable to control devices more efficiently and...
US-8,204,355 Image signal processing device, imaging device, and image signal processing method
An image signal processing device that includes: a recording section; a first processing section that calculates an amount of screen motion through detection of...
US-8,204,331 Information processing apparatus and method to reduce delay in image decoding
In an information processing apparatus, a synthesis filtering process is performed on image data which has been subjected to hierarchical executions of an...
US-8,204,329 System and method for image quality enhancement by reducing the effects of air pollution and haze
A low cost image quality enhancement method to be utilized in an ordinary consumer camera and for post processing of an existing image database is described...
US-8,204,326 Data processing apparatus, data processing method and data processing program, encoding apparatus, encoding...
A data processing apparatus includes a motion vector storage unit, an index value generating unit, a storage control unit, and a motion vector reading unit. The...
US-8,204,319 Image compression apparatus and image compression method
An image compression apparatus includes: first and second imaging sections for capturing an image of a subject to generate first and second image signals,...
US-8,204,308 Image processing apparatus, method, and program
An image processing apparatus generates a 3-value image from a 2-value image, wherein the first and second values from the 2-value image indicate foreground and...
US-8,204,272 Lighting control of a user environment via a display device
A system and method for controlling lighting conditions in a user environment in the context of an image capture device are disclosed. An inner frame area and...
US-8,204,270 Apparatus, method, program, and mobile terminal device with person image extracting and linking
Face images are extracted from still image content and linked to communication address information. When a person is selected from the still image content the...
US-8,204,256 System and method for muting TV speakers when headphones in use
An audio source (TV, stereo) detects, through a wireless signal from a headphone or from its cradle, when the headphone has been disengaged from the cradle. In...
US-8,204,241 Sound outputting apparatus, sound outputting method, sound output processing program and sound outputting system
The present invention provides a sound outputting apparatus, including: a housing; an electro-acoustic conversion section provided in the housing and configured...
US-8,204,239 Audio processing method and audio processing apparatus
Samples of a component having a frequency less than a predetermined frequency in an input audio signal that is a digital signal having a predetermined sampling...
US-8,204,220 Simulcrypt key sharing with hashed keys
A method of sharing keys among a plurality of conditional access (CA) vendors having differing CA systems used at a distribution headend involves receiving a CA...
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