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US-8,204,124 Image processing apparatus, method thereof, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a unit configured to calculate a sum of absolute differences between pixel values of pixels in a block of interest and...
US-8,204,104 Frame rate conversion system, method of converting frame rate, transmitter, and receiver
A frame rate conversion system includes a transmitter and a receiver. The transmitter includes a decoding unit decoding a compressed video signal encoded by an...
US-8,204,030 Communication method and communication terminal device
A communication method includes the steps of: establishing a session with one or two or more other communication terminals according to a set content before it...
US-8,203,990 Wireless-communication system, wireless-communication device, wireless-communication method, and program
A wireless-communication device configured to communicate with a different wireless-communication device provided outside a wireless-communication range through...
US-8,203,929 Frame and data pattern structure for multi-carrier systems
The present invention relates to a transmitting apparatus (82) for transmitting signals in a multi carrier system on the basis of a frame structure, each frame...
US-8,203,914 Disc storage apparatus and disc storage method
A disc storage apparatus includes a disc changer mechanism including a disc slot through which a disc is insertable, a storage section having storage locations...
US-8,203,913 Recording/reproduction apparatus and recording/reproduction system
A recording/reproduction apparatus includes: a light source; and a near-field light production section that includes two conductor sections disposed opposite...
US-8,203,730 Information processing device, information recording medium manufacturing device, information recording medium,...
An information processing device for executing content reproduction processing includes: a content reproduction processing unit for executing data...
US-8,203,711 Light irradiation method, light irradiation device, and fine particle analyzing apparatus
A light irradiation method of irradiating a specimen in a flow channel with directional light includes the step of irradiating the specimen with the directional...
US-8,203,683 Electro-optic device having terminal section and pixel section with particular multilayer structures
An electro-optic device includes a pixel section and a terminal section through which a semiconductor circuit or a wiring board is mounted around the pixel...
US-8,203,677 Polarizing plate, display, and electronic apparatus
The present invention provides a polarizing plate including: a layer of polarizer for polarizing incident light and emitting the polarized light; and a coating...
US-8,203,642 Selection of an auto focusing method in an imaging apparatus
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging device receiving light from an object through an imaging lens at a predetermined imaging plane and performing...
US-8,203,634 Physical quantity detecting device, solid-state imaging device, and imaging apparatus
A physical quantity detecting device includes a pixel array and a vertical driving circuit. In the pixel array, pixels each for converting a physical quantity...
US-8,203,631 Solid-state imaging device
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array section having a two-dimensional array of pixels each having a photoelectric conversion section; a memory...
US-8,203,624 Image-data processing apparatus and image pickup apparatus
An image-data processing apparatus includes an operation unit; a correcting unit multiplying image data generated by an image pickup device by a correction...
US-8,203,619 Target bit rate decision method for wavelet-based image compression
A method of deciding a target bit rate for wavelet-based image encoding based on the wavelet coefficients is described. The target bit rate is used for...
US-8,203,598 Method and apparatus for capturing three-dimensional stereoscopic images
A method for capturing a three-dimensional image. The method comprises capturing a combined beam of light having first polarized beam of light and a second...
US-8,203,569 Graphics processor, graphics processing method, information processor and information processing method
Registers 32a-32d hold data for pixels interleaved. An operator 34 reads the pixel data from the registers and processes the pixel data in accordance with a...
US-8,203,560 Method for predictively splitting procedurally generated particle data into screen-space boxes
A method for use in rendering includes receiving an input particle system, an instancing program, and a number indicating a maximum number of particles to be...
US-8,203,537 Tactile and visual user interface device and personal digital assistant
A user interface device and a PDA include: a transparent panel unit possessing plural layers, each provided with plural transparent deformation sections...
US-8,203,528 Motion activated user interface for mobile communications device
Disclosed is a system for interpreting motion of a mobile communications device as input to the mobile communications device. The system includes a processor...
US-8,203,510 Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus
A display apparatus, including: a pixel array section; and a driving section; the pixel array section including a plurality of scanning lines disposed along the...
US-8,203,505 Information presentation device
The present invention relates to a method and a device for presentation of content-rich information portions and content-poor information portions, such as list...
US-8,203,436 Remote controller for enabling an operation command to be obtained from an electronic apparatus and set into an...
A remote controller for operating another apparatus has: an operating unit having operation keys to which different key numbers have been allocated and with...
US-8,203,312 Battery pack and control method
A battery pack includes at least one secondary battery, a fuse, and a control section. The fuse is configured to cut off charge or discharge current of the...
US-8,203,306 Battery pack and control method therefor
A battery pack includes one or more cell blocks in which one or more secondary battery cells are connected in series and/or in parallel, and a control section...
US-8,203,175 Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device includes: diffusion layers formed at the front surface of a substrate; low-resistance parts formed at the front surfaces of the diffusion...
US-8,202,750 Method of manufacturing semiconductor device, semiconductor laser, optical pickup, and optical disk device with...
A method of manufacturing a semiconductor laser having an end face window structure, by growing over a substrate a nitride type Group III-V compound...
US-8,201,946 Projection image display apparatus and polarization converter with optimally aligned phase difference plates
Disclosed is a projection image display apparatus which includes a light source; and an illumination optics including a phase difference plate. The illumination...
US-8,201,920 Head cartridge and liquid ejection apparatus
A head cartridge and a liquid ejection apparatus in which cleaning is performed using a liquid absorbing force of a wiping member produced along with...
US-D662,108 Display panel or screen with computer generated image
US-D662,086 Earphone
US-8,201,263 Method and apparatus for enabling access to contact information
A method, an apparatus and a processor readable medium for enabling access to contact information. The contact information for contacting a recipient may be...
US-8,201,212 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, and transmitting/receiving apparatus
A signal from a tuner is outputted to a primary display. An analog signal from another tuner is digitally compressed, subjected to an encrypting process,...
US-8,201,209 Recording system, receiving apparatus, recording apparatus, recording control method, and program
Disclosed herein is a recording system including a receiving apparatus and a recording apparatus, wherein the receiving apparatus includes, a creation section,...
US-8,201,202 High quality video delivery via the internet
A method of providing improved quality of Internet Protocol (IP) video content over the Internet involves, for an item of content, calculating a score...
US-8,201,198 Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and computer program
An information processing system, an information processing apparatus and method, a recording medium, and a computer program can easily provide a user with...
US-8,201,162 Software updating system, software updating method, and software updating program
A user terminal obtains a version information file from a first server when activating its application software. If a version-up or updating of the existing...
US-8,201,104 Content player and method of displaying on-screen menu
Favorable visual appearance and ease of operation are required in the user interface of digital home appliances using a television screen. An array of function...
US-8,201,097 Information processing apparatus, display control method, and program
An information processing apparatus includes a detector and a display controller. The detector detects a user operation performed by using a first input...
US-8,201,092 Theme creator
A theme creator includes an input unit for selecting and/or activating the theme creator, and a control unit configured to control the theme creator. The...
US-8,200,882 Memory system, access control method therefor, and computer program
A memory system includes: a memory that has plural banks; a memory controller that includes a request queue and a bank monitor and controls access to the...
US-8,200,875 Processing and forwarding of message-signaled interrupts
An interrupt detection apparatus includes a detection address region storing unit configured to store an address region, as a detection address region, to be...
US-8,200,873 Editing system, computer, timing notice apparatus, computer program, and method for acquiring timing
An editing system in which a personal computer is easily configured as an editing apparatus that performs editing processing in synchronization with...
US-8,200,808 Communication apparatus and computer program
A communication apparatus includes history information storing means for storing history information on communication; displaying means for displaying a...
US-8,200,795 Mobile phone game interface
Systems, apparatus and methods for enabling a mobile station to control a virtual world being executed on a console system are described. The method can include...
US-8,200,785 Efficient use of networked computing resources
An apparatus and method for computing resources existing in domestic network systems to be utilized with maximum efficiency. Condition of the connection of...
US-8,200,724 Communication terminal, transmission method, and transmission system
A communication terminal includes a first storage section configured to store address information for performing connection to a communication terminal of a...
US-8,200,689 Apparatus, method and computer program for content recommendation and recording medium
A base/inversion component extractor calculates an occupancy rate of each component of a vector of user preference information obtained from information stored...
US-8,200,588 Information processing device, method and program for selecting expression candidates
An information processing device includes: a candidate generating unit employing a user evaluation matrix of evaluation values indicating evaluations as to...
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