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Game control program, game control method, and game device
A highly amusing game apparatus is achieved. A game apparatus controls a game where a character operated by a user and an opponent character play ball to...
Scheme for inserting a mimicked performance into a scene and providing an
evaluation of same
A method for use in relation to a performance includes receiving a selection of a reference video segment, capturing a performance with a camera, generating a...
Mobile electronic device
A mobile electronic device is provided which includes a housing and a button arranged in an outer surface of the housing. Adjacent to the button, a surrounding...
Light emitting apparatus and image displaying apparatus
A light emitting apparatus is provided which includes a plurality of light sources for emitting a light, and a light guide plate having a substantially plate...
Reflective liquid crystal projector and image reproduction apparatus
Laser light beams are diffused and shaped by diffractive optical devices such that they are introduced to corresponding pixels of a liquid crystal layer over an...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and
An information processing apparatus is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a cryptographic processor configured to generate encrypted data...
Expanded playlist for TV video player
An Internet TV video guide shows thumbnails of video assets available from one or more providers, and one or more of the assets may represent a playlist with...
Methods and apparatus for distributing software applications
Methods and apparatus for enabling execution of software programs permit: obtaining identification information that is indicative of a version of a software...
Decoding apparatus, decoding method, and decoding program
A decoding apparatus includes a memory and a receiving unit and is adapted to decode data in units of codewords each including a parity part. The memory has a...
Information processing apparatus, activation method, and program
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus, an activation method, and a program which allow activation to be performed more quickly so...
Information processing device, information recording medium, information
processing method and computer program
Provided are a device and a method for identifying whether or not an information recording medium is a pre-formatted disc, and an information recording medium...
Content delivery system, communicating apparatus, communicating method,
A content delivery system includes a client and a server, the client requesting deliveries of content from the server which transforms the content into...
Server device, client device, information processing system, information
processing method, and program
An information processing method of an information processing system including a client device functioning as a client and a server device functioning as a...
There is provided an imaging device including a first processor for, when a group and a data position in a group are specified for data divided to one or...
System and method for automatic selection of digital photo album cover
A photograph in an album of photographs is selected as the cover for the album based on metadata, e.g., most frequently viewed, last viewed, EXIF data, etc.
System and method for effectively implementing a personal channel for
A system and method for effectively implementing a personal channel for interactive television comprises a personal channel manager that may include a...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and
An information processing apparatus learning a preference of a user for a content item includes acquiring means for acquiring an operation or expression of the...
Method for providing and obtaining content
In a data providing server 1101, whether or not specified compressed content data D51 generated by means of a specified compression coding method corresponding...
Device and method for analyzing an information signal
In order to analyze an information signal, a significant short-time spectrum is extracted from the information signal, the means for extracting being configured...
Communication equipment and communication system
A communication system includes: sender-side communication equipment including a detection unit configured to detect information indicating the condition of a...
Automatic optimization of RF receiver interference performance
A method and apparatus for optimization of RF receiver interference performance in a mobile phone operating in a TDMA communications system is disclosed. The...
Information processing apparatus and information processing method having
The present invention is an information processing apparatus which obtains identification information of an electronic device and makes communication with the...
Information processing apparatus, and method and information processing
An information processing apparatus shares content data with a different apparatus which has the content data and management data including identification...
Image signal processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image signal
processing method, and computer program...
An image signal processing apparatus for performing signal processing with respect to output from an image pickup device, which includes an image signal...
Fingerprint matching processor
In a fingerprint matching processor which has an electrostatic capacity semiconductor sensor 14 for detecting fingerprint information based on electrostatic...
Map information display apparatus, map information display method, and
A map information display apparatus for displaying map information on the basis of information on image-capturing times and image-capturing positions that are...
Content adaptive detection of images with stand-out object
Content adaptive detection of images having stand-out objects involves block variance-based detection and determining if an object includes a stand-out object....
Audio reproducing apparatus and audio reproducing method
An audio reproducing apparatus is disclosed. The audio reproducing apparatus includes a plurality of speaker units and a directivity controlling section. The...
Ear speaker device
An ear speaker device includes an electroacoustic transducer including a housing mounted at a predetermined position of listener's head, a speaker unit mounted...
Electronic apparatus for vehicle, and method and system for optimally
correcting sound field in vehicle
A sound field in a vehicle can be further readily and optimally corrected without forcing a user to do troublesome work. As an embodiment of the present...
Quantum cryptography communication method, quantum cryptography
communication apparatus, and quantum...
In quantum cryptography communication, a sequence of signals in the form of quantum states randomly selected from a plurality of quantum states each having a...
Receiving device, signal processing method, and program
A receiving device includes: a pilot extracting section; a first estimating section; a second estimating section; a third estimating section; a distortion...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus which performs processing on an input moving image including a plurality of access units arranged every first period, includes a...
Odd-even interleaving while changing the operating mode in a digital video
broadcasting (DVB) standard
A data processing apparatus to map input data symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of Orthogonal Frequency Division...
Semiconductor laser element and semiconductor laser device
A semiconductor laser element is provided which includes a first semiconductor layer, an active layer having a current injection region, a second semiconductor...
Multiprocessor system for aggregation or concatenation of packets
A network processing apparatus is provided. A send buffer receives from a protocol stack a long packet with a data length exceeding a maximum transmission unit...
Beaconless communication system
The present invention relates to an energy efficient mechanism for establishing and maintaining a communication between nodes (A . . . F) in a wireless...
Evaluation apparatus and evaluation method
An evaluation apparatus includes: a signal reading block; a first waveform equalization block; a boundary detection block; a selective output block; and an...
Optical unit, method for controlling drive, and holographic apparatus
An optical unit includes an acousto-optic deflector and a drive control unit. The drive control unit controls the acousto-optic deflector by changing a...
Light guide plate, display device, and electronic apparatus with display
Disclosed herein is a light guide plate including: a side end face on which light from a light source is incident; an incoming part which forms the side end...
Illumination apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus
An illumination apparatus is disclosed. The illumination apparatus includes a polarization plate, a light source, and a light transmission film disposed between...
The invention is directed to reduction of a leak current of a TFT of a pixel caused by light from a backlight or external light to improve a display quality of...
Reception apparatus and method of controlling image output by reception
Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus including: a signal reception section configured to receive a video signal transmitted via a transmission path; an...
Method for converting an image and image conversion unit
A method for converting an image and an image conversion unit are provided, the method comprising: determining a target pixel of pixels of the image;...
Substrate mounting structure for a camera device
The present invention provides a camera device including: an image pickup element; a substrate mounted with the image pickup element thereon; and a housing...