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Slideable keyboard for an electronic equipment
An electronic equipment (1) comprising a casing (10) having a front surface (11); a display (20); a mechanical keypad (30); and a set (40) of navigation and...
Remote input device
An input device providing users with a pointing capability includes a sender portion and a receiver portion. The sender portion is adapted to be manipulated by...
Power saving mode for remote controller
A method, system and apparatus provide for enhanced power savings of a remote controller. Power savings are achieved by automatically entering a power saving...
Backscatter communication system with reflector for transmitting a
modulated signal to a reader
The present invention provides a communication system of a backscatter type, the communication system including: a reflector for transmitting data by a...
Optically-functional film and method of manufacturing the same, display
and method of manufacturing the same
There are provided an optically-functional film allowed to prevent peeling due to adhesion failure or deterioration due to moisture diffusion and a method of...
Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method of manufacturing the
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device includes: a first semiconductor region having first conductivity; a channel formation region in which a channel...
Method of manufacturing thin film transistor, thin film transistor, and
A method of manufacturing a thin film transistor capable of simplifying the steps is provided. The method of manufacturing a thin film transistor includes the...
Game control method and apparatus for controlling resumption of game
A game control program is provided to improve user convenience of a game. A game control unit executes a game program, and records a history into a history...
Component mounting apparatus, mounting-component producing method, and
A component mounting apparatus includes: a load area to load a substrate; an unload area to unload the substrate; a main area interposed between the load and...
Torque measuring apparatus and actuator drive control system
A torque measuring apparatus includes: a flexure element that is attached between an output shaft of an actuator or a speed reducer as a torque measurement...
Controller triggering device
Memory card adapter
Transmission of random access bursts with at least one message part
The present invention proposes communication devices (1, 6) and a method for transmitting and receiving random access bursts in a random access channel of a...
Transmission/reception system, recording apparatus and method, providing
apparatus and method, and program
A transmission/reception system includes a providing apparatus and a recording apparatus. The providing apparatus has a generating section which generates...
Image content and advertisement data providing method, system, and
To provide an image content providing method capable of promoting advertisement effect by dynamically inserting an advertisement image to a distributed image...
Demodulator device and method of operating the same
A demodulator device and a method of operating the demodulator device where the demodulator device runs a loaded operating system and operates a communication...
Network adapter, method, and computer program product
A network adapter for plugging into a host computer is provided. The network adapter may include an internal memory and connection means for connecting the host...
Information processing method and information processing apparatus
A certain process included in a first execution space requests a local resource manager to allocate a resource. The local resource manager obtains the...
Communication system, network system, information controller and terminal
Information of a terminal equipment used by a user among the pieces of terminal equipment connected to a network is registered in prescribed registering means...
System and method for notification within decentralized network
Methods are provided for event notification in a decentralized peer-to-peer (P2P) network. Each node within the P2P network can publish a subscription object...
Recording device, recording method, computer program, and recording medium
There is provided a recording device for generating and coding metadata, the recording device including a metadata describing part for describing the metadata;...
Recording apparatus, reproduction apparatus, and file management method
A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus, and a file management method are disclosed wherein the operability in management of a large number of files...
Estimating device and method, and program
An estimating device includes: a predictive computing unit configured to estimate, based on an evaluation matrix made up of an evaluation value indicating an...
Contact shape computing apparatus and method, and computer program
A contact shape computing apparatus for detecting contact between a plurality of three-dimensional solid models and computing a contact shape between two solid...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method, recording
medium and program
An information processing apparatus which is capable of executing applications includes first control means for controlling a system of the information...
Power reception control device, power reception device, and electronic
A power reception device utilizing non-contact power transmission causes a PMOS transistor as a switch circuit to be turned ON when a secondary battery is in a...
Wireless communication apparatus, program, wireless communication method
and wireless communication system
A wireless communication apparatus includes a transmitting portion to transmit a data signal to other wireless communication apparatus, a receiving portion to...
Image reproduction system and device, image capture device, and
information processing device
An image reproduction system configured by an image reproduction device that can accumulate a still image or a moving image for reproduction, and an information...
Recording apparatus and recording method
A recording apparatus includes a screen information generation unit and a recording control unit. When again generating screen information of a recording medium...
Data recording device, data recording method, data processing device, data
processing method, program, program...
To effectively reproduce video depending on the performance of a reproducing apparatus. A controller 446 determines whether or not an entry of video is a...
Methods for content redistribution within networked recording devices
Systems and methods are described for personal video recorders (PVRs) and other devices configured for recording and playing back media content from a data...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes: an image pyramid forming section configured to form an image pyramid by hierarchically creating layered image data...
Object recognition device, object recognition method, program for object
recognition method, and recording...
An object recognition device includes: a model image processing unit having a feature point set decision unit setting a feature point set in a model image, and...
Image processing apparatus and method for estimating orientation
Method of estimating orientation of objects disposed on a plane from video images of a scene taken by a video camera. Includes receiving for each object, object...
Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a moving image file storage unit operable to store a moving image file; an area selection receiving unit operable to...
In-ear earphone with cushioning member
An in-ear canal earphone includes a torus-shaped cushioning member defining an aperture therethrough. An audio housing is connected to the cushioning member...
Method for outputting audio signals and audio decoder
Method for outputting an audio signal to an audio output, comprising outputting a first audio signal to said audio output; providing a second audio signal;...
Methods and apparatuses for adjusting a listening area for capturing
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses adjust a listening area of a microphone includes detecting an initial listening zone; capture a captured sound...
Car audio equipment
In order to enable a driver to obtain traffic jam information or to listen to a navigation guidance voice from a car navigation system without interrupting the...
Method and apparatus for enhancing the generation of three-dimensional
sound in headphone devices
A headphone device includes a first and a second ear piece coupled to an assembly, wherein the assembly facilitates the placement of the first and second ear...
Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and
An audio signal processing apparatus includes a localization direction detector that detects localization directions of two-channel input audio signals, a...
Echo canceller and speech processing apparatus
An echo canceller used for hands-free communication systems in which hands-free communication is performed by using a speaker and a microphone is disclosed. The...
Method for transmitting a signal via a power line network, transmitter,
receiver, power line communication...
A method for transmitting signals over a power line network, wherein within the power line network at least one transmitter and at least one receiver...
Apparatus for encoding and decoding header data in picture signal
A picture decoding method and apparatus for decoding a bit stream, the bit stream being compatible with MPEG 1 moving picture video standard. The method...
Motion vector detection apparatus, motion vector processing method and
A motion vector detection apparatus includes: a base luminance value production section configured to produce a base luminance value of the base block; an...
Advanced video coded pictures--reduced cost computation of an intra mode
decision in the frequency domain
A method of intra mode prediction uses a block of pixels and their horizontal H.sub.pos and vertical V.sub.pos pixel positions and adjacent horizontal and...
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...