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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...
US-8,200,488 Method for processing speech using absolute loudness
The invention provides a method for processing speech comprising the steps of receiving a speech input (SI) of a speaker, generating speech parameters (SP) from...
US-8,200,350 Content reproducing apparatus, list correcting apparatus, content reproducing method, and list correcting method
A content reproducing apparatus includes: a recording unit that records content impression values obtained by digitizing impressions of plural contents,...
US-8,200,294 Mobile terminal apparatus
A mobile terminal apparatus includes a first housing provided with a display, a second housing provided with a keyboard, and a slide holding mechanism including...
US-8,200,269 Content providing system, content providing server, information processing apparatus, and computer program
A content providing system is disclosed, which includes: a content providing server that is capable of delivering content data and information related thereto...
US-8,200,182 System and method for standby mode in directional signal receiver
A wireless receiver of a directional signal such as a 60 GHz signal can have a low power standby mode in which the linear oscillator (radio) portion of the...
US-8,200,066 Recording medium, reproducing apparatus and method using personal identification number
The present invention relates to a reproducing apparatus and a reproducing method. A code number is inputted. First control information is reproduced in an info...
US-8,200,018 Information management apparatus, image recording apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image management system,...
An image management apparatus may include an input image setting information acquiring unit configured to, when image analysis information on an input image is...
US-8,200,000 Microbead automatic recognition method and microbead
A microbead automatic recognition method includes the steps of: acquiring an image of a circular surface of a cylindrical microbead having a recognition pattern...
US-8,199,960 Integrated speaker and display
An integrated speaker and display that includes a display and a speaker assembly. The display is substantially integrated within the speaker assembly. The...
US-8,199,957 Speaker unit and audio output robot device
A speaker unit includes: a speaker that contains a magnet for vibrating a diaphragm to output sound; a speaker housing unit that houses the speaker so that the...
US-8,199,956 Acoustic in-ear detection for earpiece
An apparatus comprising at least one earpiece suitable to be applied at an auditory opening of a user's ear and a signal processor is disclosed. The earpiece...
US-8,199,950 Earphone and a method for providing an improved sound experience
The present invention provides an earphone comprising an electro-active polymer that is adapted such that the outer circumference of a resilient member of the...
US-8,199,942 Targeted sound detection and generation for audio headset
In an audio headset having one or more far-field microphones mounted to the headset; and one or more speakers mounted to the headset environmental sound may be...
US-8,199,940 Audio reproduction system and speaker apparatus
An audio reproduction system includes: a first speaker arranged near a listener and behind a head of the listener with a speaker unit being held by first...
US-8,199,937 Contents reproduction apparatus and method thereof
A contents reproduction apparatus that reproduces contents suitable for a user's environment includes a position detecting unit detecting a user's position, an...
US-8,199,936 Signal converter, output amplifying device, audio apparatus, and transmitting and receiving system
Four speakers are matrix-connected to each other and a conversion circuit for converting audio signals of four channels into pulse width modulation signals of...
US-8,199,932 Multi-channel, multi-band audio equalization
A signal processing apparatus includes a plurality of equalizers configured to input an audio signal of a corresponding channel among audio signals of a...
US-8,199,904 Method and device for creating a media signal
Embodiments relate to a method for rendering a media signal in a communication terminal, comprising the steps of, under control of a control unit in the...
US-8,199,823 Estimation of B frame average rate quantization parameter (QP) in a group of pictures (GOP)
Rate-QP estimation for a B picture is disclosed which involves: providing an input group of pictures (GOP); selecting an input B picture within the GOP; and...
US-8,199,814 Estimation of I frame average rate quantization parameter (QP) in a group of pictures (GOP)
Rate-QP estimation for an I picture is disclosed which involves the steps of: providing an input group of pictures (GOP); selecting an input I picture within...
US-8,199,805 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
Described herein is an image processing apparatus for calculating a motion vector between two screen images including a target screen image and a reference...
US-8,199,802 8K 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-8,199,776 System and method for effectively transmitting content bursts to electronic devices
A system for supporting a burst transmission procedure includes a burst manager that divides a selected content item into individual content segments. A...
US-8,199,737 Radio communication system, radio communication apparatus, radio communication method, and computer program
An autonomously dispersed type wireless network is suitably formed with communication stations avoiding collision of beacons transmitted one to another. In the...
US-8,199,734 Method and apparatus for sharing common interest links between communication devices
Techniques for processing data related to common interests of two or more users of a communication system are disclosed. In an exemplary method disclosed...
US-8,199,682 Wireless communication system and wireless communication control method, wireless communication device and...
A wireless communication device in a wireless network sets management information notification cycles at specified time intervals and transmits management...
US-8,199,625 Laser driving device and method with control signal patterns, reference pulses, and changing pulses
A laser driving system and method using a write strategy technique where a write strategy signal is generated based on a set of pulses that include timing...
US-8,199,617 Recording apparatus
A recording apparatus having a reproduction means to play digital data from a recording medium recorded with that digital data and retrieval information, a...
US-8,199,615 Recording/reproducing apparatus and adjustment method therefor
A recording/reproducing apparatus includes: a light source; a first correction section to correct a position of an objective lens that collects laser light from...
US-8,199,509 Electronic equipment
An electronic equipment includes: an attachment plate; attachments disposed on the attachment plate and each provided with a female screw; a printed circuit...
US-8,199,501 Electronic equipment
An electronic equipment includes an air flow control unit that controls an air flow generated by an air blow. The electronic equipment includes an expanding...
US-8,199,406 Optical element and method for manufacturing the same
An optical element includes: a first optical layer having a concavo-convex surface; a wavelength-selective reflective layer provided on the concavo-convex...
US-8,199,384 Method of compensating the color tone differences between two images of the same scene
The color tone compensation method provides a simple and efficient method to compensate the color tone differences between two different sources of images. A...
US-8,199,298 Liquid crystal device, method of manufacturing the same, and electronic apparatus
A liquid crystal device includes a pair of substrates with a liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween. A reflective display region for reflective display...
US-8,199,261 Projection display apparatus which enables misregistration between primary color lights projected on a screen...
The present invention provides a projection display apparatus realizing easy recognition of the effect of registration adjustment. The projection display...
US-8,199,248 Two-dimensional polynomial model for depth estimation based on two-picture matching
Apparatus and method for electronically estimating focusing distance between a camera (still and/or video camera) and a subject. Images at different focal...
US-8,199,245 Imaging device and focusing screen replacement mechanism
Disclosed herein is an imaging device including a device main body, a focusing screen holding member configured to detachably hold a focusing screen, and a...
US-8,199,239 Video display device, imaging apparatus, and method for video display
A video display device includes a brightness range specifying unit configured to specify a range of brightness values for highlight, a signal processing unit...
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