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US-8,186,015 Self-contained floating shaft hinge mechanism
A hinge mechanism pivotally connects first and second housings of an electronics device. The hinge includes a bracket, a floating shaft, a cam member, and a...
US-D660,836 Computer
US-8,185,924 Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program
Request information 3 is transmitted from a transmission means 1a of a communication device 1 to a server 2. Then, related information 4a corresponding to the...
US-8,185,921 Parental control of displayed content using closed captioning
According to one embodiment, a method for blocking scenes with objectionable content comprises receiving incoming content, namely a scene of a program....
US-8,185,918 Method and system for managing access to add-on data files
A method and system for managing access to add-on data files having an add-on data file attribute, which is used by a software application. The method: monitors...
US-8,185,858 Apparatus, method, and program for predicting layout wiring congestion
A layout-wiring-congestion prediction apparatus. The layout-wiring-congestion prediction apparatus includes: a circuit-data providing section providing circuit...
US-8,185,856 Manufacturing method, manufacturing program and manufacturing system for adjusting signal delay in a...
The present of the invention provides a method of manufacturing a semiconductor device, including the steps of: acquiring information on a graphic composing a...
US-8,185,821 Table generating method, information processing apparatus, and recording medium having recorded table...
A method of generating a table in which data having time or period information is laid out at corresponding positions along a chronological axis includes the...
US-8,185,805 Network communication protocol for large scale distribution of streaming content
Forward error correction may be implemented in a network having first, second, third and fourth nodes. The second node receives streaming media message packets...
US-8,185,755 Wireless communication apparatus, wireless communication system, wireless communication method, and program
A wireless communication apparatus according to the present invention includes a user terminal information acquiring unit that acquires user terminal...
US-8,185,748 Methods and apparatus for facilitating a secure processor functional transition
A processor and associated local memory are capable of operative connection to a main memory such that data may be read from the main memory for use in the...
US-8,185,732 Selecting and executing a content code corresponding to an information processing apparatus based on apparatus...
An information processing apparatus includes: a data processing unit that acquires content codes including a data processing program recorded in an information...
US-8,185,683 Bridge, information processing system, and access control method
Transparency of resources is provided and ordering in an access is guaranteed between nodes on a computer network. In an information processing system in which...
US-8,185,577 Content management apparatus, web server, network system, content management method, content information...
A content management apparatus includes a content storage section configured to store a piece of content together with a content unique identifier; a content...
US-8,185,541 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing program, reproduction...
An information processing apparatus includes a communication unit configured to receive, from a reproduction device that reproduces content recorded on a loaded...
US-8,185,267 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-8,185,265 Path planning device, path planning method, and computer program
A path planning device includes: an initial position and posture path acquiring unit which acquires an initial position and posture path including a plurality...
US-8,185,085 Power line communication methods and devices
A power line communication method for realizing data communication between at least one first or sending power line communication partner device and at least...
US-8,185,076 Radio receiver
Disclosed herein is a radio receiver including: an oscillator circuit including a phase-locked circuit and a voltage-controlled oscillator circuit; a first...
US-8,185,074 Receiving apparatus, receiving method and wireless communication system
There is provided a receiving apparatus including a plurality of antennas, a phase difference detection unit to detect a phase difference of each of a plurality...
US-8,185,071 Tuner module
A tuner module includes a filter that reduces the signal level outside the frequency band of a selected channel in an input RF signal of terrestrial television...
US-8,185,066 Multimode power amplifier with predistortion
A device may include an envelope detector to generate an envelope signal from the input signal, a drain bias controller to adjust a drain bias of the amplifier...
US-8,185,054 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and recording medium
There is provided an information processing apparatus according to the present invention performing a bidirectional communication with another information...
US-8,185,053 Information processing apparatus and information processing method having communication function
The present invention is an information processing apparatus which obtains identification information of an electronic device and makes communication with the...
US-8,185,047 Near field communication apparatus for automated assigning of various functions
There is provided a communication apparatus including a plurality of communication units for making communication through electric field coupling or magnetic...
US-8,184,966 Image blur correction device, lens barrel and imaging apparatus
There is provided an image blur correction device including: a correction optical element; a first movable frame; a second movable frame; a fixed frame; a first...
US-8,184,955 Information recording apparatus, information recording system, and information recording method
Disclosed is an information recording apparatus including: a storage portion configured to store information that is copy-protected; a recording portion...
US-8,184,947 Electronic apparatus, content categorizing method, and program therefor
An electronic apparatus includes a detecting unit and a categorizing unit. The detecting unit compares each of a plurality of frames that constitute each of a...
US-8,184,833 Electrostatic speaker arrangement for a mobile device
A speaker is integrally formed with a multi-layered printed circuit board. The printed circuit board includes a flexible membrane layer with a conductive...
US-8,184,823 Headphone device, sound reproduction system, and sound reproduction method
Disclosed herein is a headphone device, including: a sound pickup section configured to pick up an external sound; a directivity setting section configured to...
US-8,184,711 Image processing device and image processing method
To stop the decline of the quality of image associated with encoding. The present invention multiplies a decoding rescaling factor (RFr) possibly used in the...
US-8,184,699 Method of reducing computations in intra-prediction and mode decision processes in a digital video encoder
A method of improving the computation speed of the sum of absolute transformed distances (SATD) for different intra-prediction modes is described. Determining...
US-8,184,690 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
An image processing apparatus able to encode and decode images by a low cost, small sized circuit configuration, having a temporary storage portion for...
US-8,184,657 Reliable audio-video transmission system using multi-media diversity
A system and method for switching data packet traffic distribution across diverse transmission medium according to detected quality of service characteristics...
US-8,184,636 Information processing device and method, and computer readable medium for packetizing and depacketizing data
The present invention relates to an information processing device and method, and program, whereby unnecessary standby time can be reduced in depacketizing...
US-8,184,617 Call center enabler
A communication device sends a message to a server requesting a list of call center telephone numbers. The communication device receives the list of call center...
US-8,184,431 Methods of producing a housing of a portable electronic device and a housing portion of a portable electronic...
A method of producing a housing of a portable electronic device comprising at least two portions is provided. The method comprises the steps of providing a...
US-8,184,224 Display apparatus and method of laying out pixel circuits
Herein disclosed a display apparatus including: a pixel array having a matrix of pixel circuits each including respective electrooptical elements for...
US-8,184,209 Smart slate
Techniques used for movie, video, or television production, including: generating production information about recorded data of one of: (1) audio sequence; (2)...
US-8,184,198 Image-taking apparatus having optical view finder and autofocus capability
Disclosed herein is an image-taking apparatus including, a image pickup device, an optical viewfinder, focusing controlling means, display controlling means,...
US-8,184,179 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program for combining still images
An image processing apparatus includes the following elements. An obtaining unit obtains a first still image, a first difficulty level indicating a complexity...
US-8,184,172 Solid-state imaging device and driving control method
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel array section formed by a plurality of pixels including a photoelectric conversion element disposed in the form...
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...
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