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Combine speaker box and amplifier
Disc cartridge including an inner shell formed by severing a molded
portion and a flanged thin-walled section
The present invention is related to a disc cartridge in which an optical disc, an inner shell and shutter members are housed in a main cartridge body unit,...
License management in a media network environment
Acquiring a license in a hub network, including: sending a license request from a client to a server through an intermediary device; sending a connection...
Method and arrangement relating to a communication device
The present invention relates to a novel method for handling applications in a device by associating an application signed by a domain certificate to a...
Real-time bookmarking of streaming media assets
A method for real-time bookmarking of streaming media assets is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method includes dynamically changing a presentation segment of...
Communication apparatus, communication system, and method of same
A communication apparatus, a communication system, and a method of same enabling control of a mode of output of additional information such as advertisements on...
Method and software for optimising the positioning of software functions
in a memory
The present invention is related to a method and a software program for optimizing the positioning of software functions in a memory of a computing device. The...
Semiconductor integrated circuit and switch arranging and wiring method
A semiconductor integrated circuit includes: a circuit block having a first power supply line to which one of a power supply voltage and a reference voltage is...
Information processing apparatus, display control method and program
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a display control unit that displays a list screen of thumbnails associated with content, an...
Menu selection using a rotating dial and button
A system and method for making menu items easily adjustable on the setting screen of a camera with regard to the predetermined object to be operated. The camera...
Information processing apparatus, information recording medium
manufacturing apparatus, and information...
A configuration is provided for enabling a process in which appropriate content code corresponding to apparatuses and applications of various model types and...
Process and apparatus for automatically identifying user of consumer
Consumer devices and methods for operating consumer devices are disclosed. A consumer electronic device may include user identification unit incorporated into a...
Information processing system, information processing apparatus and
method, program, and recording medium
An information processing system is disclosed which configured to: distribute publicly a first key by a change in a ray of light emitted from a light source;...
Electronic apparatus, content reproduction method, and program
An electronic apparatus includes a reception section, a buffer section, a reproduction section, an operation reception section, a transmission section, and a...
Transmission apparatus, reception apparatus and transmission/reception
apparatus for image and/or audio data...
The present invention provides a transmission/reception apparatus capable of achieving both a high processing speed and good extensibility in performing...
Content data providing server, content data providing system and method,
and terminal unit
A server includes a memory that stores unique identification information of an optical disc that stores at least one content data. The server also includes a...
Remote control system and remote control method, device for performing
remote control operation and control...
A portable information terminal is placed in proximity with an ID recognition unit of a notebook PC. By reading ID from the portable information terminal, the...
Method for tagging media content, portable electronic device, and computer
A method for tagging media content captured by a portable electronic device is disclosed. The method comprises determining a time for capturing of a piece of...
Information processing system, information communication terminal and
method, information processing apparatus...
An information processing system, information communication terminal and method, information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program...
Structure for grammar and dictionary representation in voice recognition
and method for simplifying link and...
A speech recognition engine is provided with an acoustic model and a layered grammar and dictionary library. The layered grammar and dictionary library includes...
On-vehicle apparatus and content providing method
The present invention is applied to, for example, a multimedia terminal having a function of navigation equipment and a function of playing back video and...
Content reproduction system, content reproduction apparatus and content
In a content reproduction system including a plurality of content reproduction apparatuses, at least one of the plurality of content reproduction apparatuses...
Number to a name
Embodiments disclosed may include a mobile terminal for communication in a wireless communication network comprising a transmitter for transmitting a contact...
Systems, methods, and computer program products for determining
performance of portable electronic devices
A link performance analysis (LPA) system is provided for multi-path radio frequency (RF) testing. The LPA system includes a shielded chamber and an antenna...
Image capturing device and activation method therefor
An image capturing device includes a first controller operable to control image capturing; an operation section including a switch; a detector operable to...
Recording apparatus, recording method, and recording program
A recording apparatus capable of multiplexing video data and audio data and recording the video data and audio data in multiple record units as one file on a...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program and recording
An image processing apparatus includes: an imaging information calculation unit acquiring a first image and higher-resolution second images, and calculating...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus is disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes a thinning-out section generating thinned-out line data of thinned-out data...
Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus includes a horizontal analysis filtering unit that receives image data in units of lines and generates a low-frequency component...
Content management apparatus, image display apparatus, image pickup
apparatus, processing method and program...
Disclosed herein is a content management apparatus, including: content inputting means for inputting a content with which position information is associated;...
System and method for effectively performing data restore/migration
A system and method for effectively supporting data transfer procedures includes a source device that registers with an account server to participate in a data...
Modular broadcast receiver system and method
The construction of a receiving apparatus for receiving a broadcast from a plurality of broadcasting providers is simplified. In a receiving apparatus for...
Content receiving apparatus, method of controlling video-audio output
timing and content providing system
The present invention can reliably adjust the lip-sync between an video and audio at a decoder side, without making the viewer feel strangeness. In this...
Estimation of P frame average rate quantization parameter (QP) in a group
of pictures (GOP)
Rate-QP estimation for a P picture is disclosed which involves the steps of: providing an input group of pictures (GOP); selecting an input P picture within the...
Decoding method, program for decoding method, recording medium with
recorded program for decoding method, and...
A decoding method and device for decoding a coefficient data row subjected to orthogonal transform processing in a predetermined coding processing unit from an...
Editing apparatus, editing method, editing program, and editing system
An editing process is to be properly performed for video data that have been compression-encoded using inter-frame compression. Identification information that...
Video-information encoding method and video-information decoding method
A video-information encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus with a guarantee of a fixed processing time. By limiting the amount of data to be input...
Laser diode device
A laser diode device comprises an n-type cladding layer containing aluminum (Al); an active layer containing indium (In), gallium (Ga) and nitrogen (N); and a...
Disclosed herein is a capacitative element, including: a first electrode formed on a substrate; and a second electrode provided so as to sandwich a dielectric...
An optical element includes a container including first and second end face walls, a side face wall, and an accommodating chamber inside the walls; first and...
Recording/playback apparatus, recording apparatus, playback apparatus,
recording/playback method, recording...
A recording/playback apparatus includes a light-generating and intensity-modulating section for generating signal light and reference light to be shined on a...
Liquid crystal display device and process for manufacturing the same
A liquid crystal display device including: a pair of substrates with a liquid crystal layer therebetween, one of the substrates carrying scanning lines and...
Display device and method of manufacturing the same
A display device formed by plural pixels that have reflective regions and transmissive regions is disclosed. The display device includes, in each of the pixels:...
Liquid crystal display having a patterned retardation film and method for
manufacturing the same
A liquid crystal display includes a pair of substrates and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the substrates and has a reflective area and a transmissive...
Non-programmable universal remote system and method
A TV detects the capabilities of connected components to respond to various function commands. Subsequently, when a non-programmable remote control is used to...
Solid-state imaging device, method for manufacturing the same and imaging
A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor substrate having a pixel region including a photoelectric conversion portion, a wiring portion including a...
Orientation-based approach for forming a demosaiced image, and for color
correcting and zooming the demosaiced...
A method and apparatus for forming a demosaiced image from a color-filter-array ("CFA") image is provided. The CFA image comprises a first set of pixels colored...
Power consumption detection apparatus, power consumption control
apparatus, image processing apparatus,...
Disclosed herein is a power consumption detection apparatus including: a line current calculation section configured to calculate, based on an image signal, a...
Display and imaging apparatus and object detecting method
A displaying and imaging apparatus includes a displaying and imaging panel, a generating unit for generating a difference image between a reflection light using...
Operation input device and character input device
Provided is an operation input device to be attached to a base having a recessed portion including a side surface that faces one end of the base. The operation...