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US-8,191,090 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...
US-8,191,055 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...
US-8,191,026 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...
US-8,191,014 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...
US-8,190,993 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...
US-8,190,910 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...
US-8,190,907 Process and apparatus for automatically identifying user of consumer electronics
Consumer devices and methods for operating consumer devices are disclosed. A consumer electronic device may include user identification unit incorporated into a...
US-8,190,882 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;...
US-8,190,762 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...
US-8,190,759 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...
US-8,190,709 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...
US-8,190,695 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...
US-8,190,607 Method for tagging media content, portable electronic device, and computer program
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...
US-8,190,529 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...
US-8,190,433 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...
US-8,190,326 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...
US-8,190,184 Content reproduction system, content reproduction apparatus and content reproduction method
In a content reproduction system including a plurality of content reproduction apparatuses, at least one of the plurality of content reproduction apparatuses...
US-8,190,132 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...
US-8,190,097 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...
US-8,190,018 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...
US-8,190,000 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...
US-8,189,960 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program and recording medium
An image processing apparatus includes: an imaging information calculation unit acquiring a first image and higher-resolution second images, and calculating...
US-8,189,953 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...
US-8,189,932 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...
US-8,189,928 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;...
US-8,189,794 System and method for effectively performing data restore/migration procedures
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...
US-8,189,782 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...
US-8,189,679 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...
US-8,189,677 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...
US-8,189,674 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...
US-8,189,665 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...
US-8,189,658 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...
US-8,189,638 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...
US-8,189,320 Capacitative element
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...
US-8,189,266 Optical element
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...
US-8,189,250 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...
US-8,189,157 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...
US-8,189,145 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:...
US-8,189,144 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...
US-8,189,120 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...
US-8,189,083 Solid-state imaging device, method for manufacturing the same and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor substrate having a pixel region including a photoelectric conversion portion, a wiring portion including a...
US-8,189,080 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...
US-8,188,994 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...
US-8,188,987 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...
US-8,188,977 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...
US-8,188,968 Methods for interfacing with a program using a light input device
An input device for interfacing with a computing device is provided. The input device includes a body configured to be held within a human hand. The input...
US-8,188,950 Temperature control for display device
A display device includes a display panel, light emitting elements, a temperature detector, and an image processing circuit. The light emitting elements are...
US-8,188,944 Display device, method for driving same, and electronic apparatus
In an embodiment of the present invention, a signal driver employs a two-stage system in which the potential of a signal line (SL) is switched from a reference...
US-8,188,941 Pixel circuit and display device, and a method of manufacturing pixel circuit
There is provided a pixel circuit, including: a signal line; a drive transistor; a light emitting element; and at least one power source line wired so as to...
US-8,188,851 Wake-up system and method for an electronic apparatus
An electronic device may include a wireless transceiver for establishing a wireless interface with a wireless transceiver of another device. The electronic...
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