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US-8,184,170 Imaging apparatus, information processing apparatus and method, and computer program therefor
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit that captures an image; a recording unit that records the image on a recording medium; a first position estimating...
US-8,184,143 Simulated reflective display
A method may be performed by a device having a camera and a display. The method may include identifying a graphical element to be presented on the display,...
US-8,184,124 Automatic color adjustment of a template design
The present invention generates a color template design to format a presentation. According to one aspect, a plurality of template designs are provided on a...
US-8,184,122 System and method for video choreography
An electronic entertainment system for creating a video sequence by executing video game camera behavior based upon a video game sound file includes a memory...
US-8,184,099 Information processing apparatus and processing program in information processing apparatus
The present invention provides an information processing apparatus including: a keyboard that has a plurality of operating keys and is foldable via a hinge...
US-8,184,075 Active matrix display device
An active matrix display device includes a driving section provided on a substrate, an insulating film stacked on the substrate, and light-emitting elements...
US-8,184,053 Position estimating system, radio communication apparatus, program, position estimating method and information...
A radio communication apparatus has a storage section for correlating and storing positional information and identification information of the base station, a...
US-8,183,609 Solid-state imaging device and camera
Disclosed is a solid-state imaging device which includes a plurality of pixels in an arrangement, each of the pixels including a photoelectric conversion...
US-8,183,603 Solid-state imaging device for inhibiting dark current
A solid-state imaging device includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface, light being incident on the second surface side; a wiring layer...
US-8,183,074 Light emitting element, method for manufacturing light emitting element, light emitting element assembly, and...
A method for manufacturing a light emitting element includes the steps of (A) forming sequentially a first compound semiconductor layer having a first...
US-8,182,899 Anti-glare film, method of manufacturing the same, and display apparatus using the same
An anti-glare film is provided and includes a substrate and an anti-glare layer which is formed on the substrate and contains fine particles. The anti-glare...
US-8,182,722 Methods for manufacturing zinc oxide base sputtering target and transparent electrically conductive film
A method for manufacturing a zinc oxide based sputtering target includes the step of producing a zinc oxide based sputtering target by using ...
US-8,182,067 Droplet discharge head and droplet discharging unit incorporating the same
A droplet discharge head includes: a liquid reservoir which holds a liquid; a channel through which the liquid is guided to the liquid reservoir; and a driving...
US-8,181,873 Information reading apparatus and information reading method
A portable information reading apparatus includes: a first antenna which has a loop or spiral like shape and is provided in a plate-like manner on one surface...
US-8,181,226 Method and apparatus for multimedia session transfer
The invention consists of a first communications device on which an active session is taking place and a second communications device that is not involved in...
US-8,181,216 Data processing apparatus, data processing method, and data processing system
A data processing apparatus that appropriately adjusts the image quality of an image. At a plurality of user terminals, image data transmitted from a...
US-8,181,214 Recording system and recording substitution system
A recording center station includes functions for receiving a broadcast wave and saving or recording received data. In response to a request from each receiving...
US-8,181,120 TV widget animation
An example television Widget movement method involves receiving a dedicated command from a remote controller that activates the plurality of Widget programs,...
US-8,180,925 Service providing method and integrated circuit
An application program relating to a process of an integrated circuit 21 is stored in a virtual integrated circuit 21 storage area server apparatus 13....
US-8,180,731 Apparatus and method for computing evaluation values of content data stored for reproduction
An information-processing apparatus, reproduction apparatus, communication method and computer program are disclosed wherein an evaluation value can be added...
US-8,180,437 Optical pulse wave velocity obtaining apparatus and method thereof
A biological-information obtaining apparatus includes a light-emitting unit, an image sensor configured to capture images, in a time sequence, relating to a...
US-8,180,411 Injection molded solid mobile phone, machine, and method
A mobile phone includes a phone core with operative components thereof in a one piece phone housing that is directly molded to the phone core. Operative...
US-8,180,363 Communication apparatus preventing communication interference
A game apparatus according to a preferred embodiment includes a first wireless communication module and a second wireless communication module. The first...
US-8,180,305 Communication apparatus, communication system, and communication method
There is provided a communication apparatus including a reference electrode; a signal electrode which electrostatically couples to a communication medium; a...
US-8,180,300 Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication method, and computer program
A wireless communication apparatus includes a plurality of antenna branches through which radio signals are transmitted and received; a calibration factor...
US-8,180,295 Bluetooth enabled computing system and associated methods
A host device is provided to include a processor, a memory, and a peripheral device communication port. The processor and the memory are defined to collectively...
US-8,180,286 Wireless power and communication system
The present invention provides a wireless communication apparatus including: a communication processing unit that transmits and receives a radio signal; a...
US-8,180,278 Information processing system, communication terminal, information processing unit and program
There is provided an information processing system including a service provider unit, a communication terminal and an information processing unit. The...
US-8,180,199 Playback apparatus, playback method, program for playback method, and recording medium recorded with program...
A playback apparatus which plays back video or music contents, includes: a playback unit playing back the video or music contents recorded on a recording...
US-8,180,189 Optical module and optical waveguide
An optical module includes an optical waveguide including a plurality of waveguide cores through which light propagates, a clad configured to trap the light in...
US-8,180,119 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
A biometrics authentication system capable of easily performing biometrics authentication is provided. A biometrics authentication system includes: a microlens...
US-8,180,090 Headset with exchangeable speaker
An earpiece speaker system including an earpiece body through which an audio signal is provided, the earpiece body having a speaker mount surface, and a...
US-8,180,002 Digital signal processing device, digital signal processing method, and digital signal processing program
The present invention provides a digital signal processing device that considerably reduces a return noise generated in a processing result signal in specific...
US-8,179,955 Low density parity check (LDPC) coding for a 32K mode interleaver in a digital video broadcasting (DVB) standard
A data processing apparatus communicates data bits on a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM)...
US-8,179,954 Odd interleaving only of an odd-even interleaver when half or less data subcarriers are active in a digital...
A data processing apparatus is arranged to map input data symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of Orthogonal Frequency...
US-8,179,941 Laser diode and method of manufacturing the same
A laser diode which realizes NFP with a stable and uniform shape. The laser diode includes, on a semiconductor substrate, an active layer, one or a plurality of...
US-8,179,856 System and method for managing transmissions between communication devices using compression techniques
There is provided a communication device including a first communication unit and a second communication unit that use a band causing a conflict between them,...
US-8,179,756 Optical disc drive apparatus, control method thereof and optical disc drive system
An optical disc drive apparatus includes: a plurality of optical heads reading out data recorded on an optical disc; and a control section respectively...
US-8,179,754 Optical disc apparatus, method, and information storage medium for reading information recorded on an optical...
An optical disc apparatus controls a relative position of an optical pickup with respect to a surface of an optical disc medium according to an output signal...
US-8,179,618 Optical unit and image pickup apparatus
An optical unit includes a first lens, a second lens, a diaphragm, a third lens, a fourth lens, and a fifth lens, which are arranged in the stated order from an...
US-8,179,527 Terahertz spectrometer
A terahertz spectrometer includes an optical fiber and an emitter. The optical fiber is branched from a gain fiber constituting an ultra-short pulse oscillator....
US-8,179,513 Transflective liquid crystal display panel and electronic apparatus
A transflective liquid crystal display panel includes an array substrate and a color filter substrate. The array substrate includes a plurality of scanning...
US-8,179,504 Liquid crystal display with a light selective reflection filter
A liquid crystal display having a wide color reproduction range is provided. A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel driven based on image...
US-8,179,474 Fast iterative motion estimation method on gradually changing images
A fast iterative motion estimation method enables motion estimation to take place with fewer computations. The motion estimation and error determination steps...
US-8,179,472 Image pickup apparatus, image pickup method, and program therefor
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit selectively performing an image capturing operation in a normal image capturing mode where an exposure...
US-8,179,465 Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device and a camera system are provided. The solid-state imaging device capable of performing an intermittent operation includes a pixel...
US-8,179,461 Solid-state image pickup device, method for driving solid-state image pickup device, and image pickup apparatus
A solid-state image pickup device includes a pixel array section including an effective pixel region, an optical black pixel region, and a pixel region between...
US-8,179,453 Imaging method and imaging apparatus
An imaging method includes a step of setting, when a digital zoom operation mode for enlarging an image imaged by a imaging part of an X-Y address type is...
US-8,179,449 Portable electronic apparatus including a display and method for controlling display content based on movement...
A portable electronic apparatus includes a display, a user position estimating unit and a display movement estimating unit. The user position estimating unit is...
US-8,179,442 Imaging device and method for performing surveillance by infrared radiation measurement
It is possible to definitely identify a relative position of a moving subject in an infrared image captured by an infrared camera in a relation with the...
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