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Method and apparatus for authenticating users in a network
Methods, apparatuses, and techniques for authenticating users of a network are described. Once a user has been authenticated on a first network, authentication...
Using network server to establish TV setting
TV settings such as brightness can be established by sending from a TV signals from an ambient light sensor to a network server, with the network server...
Methods, devices and computer program products for automatically
installing device drivers from a peripheral...
One or more custom device drivers for a peripheral device may be installed from the peripheral device onto a host computer. Upon connecting the peripheral...
Additional-information detection processing apparatus and method, content
playback processing apparatus and...
Information capable of tracing a content distribution route, such as a user ID of a content destination, a content ID, a content provider ID, and a service...
Atomic compare and swap using dedicated processor
An atomic compare and swap operation that can be implemented in processor system having first and second processors that have different sized memory transfer...
Memory access system, memory control apparatus, memory control method and
A memory control apparatus disposed in a memory access system having a bus, a single storage unit with a bank structure and a bus arbitrating unit, includes: an...
Information processing apparatus and method, and program
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus, including: setting means for setting, a maximum transfer size; calculation means for subtracting a...
Main electronic device for communicating within a network and method for
operating a main electronic device for...
The present invention relates to a main electronic device (1) for communicating within a network (7) comprising an interface (6) for enabling communication...
Network bandwidth detection and distribution
In a node configured to communicate with one or more other nodes over a network, available bandwidth for network traffic may be distributed among two or more...
Apparatus and method for processing information, recording medium and
An information processing apparatus includes a target problem acquisition unit for acquiring a target problem, a generation unit for generating a plurality of...
Navigation units having multiple operation modes for outputting a current
position or a stored position,...
A navigation unit includes a position mode module that is operable to place the navigation unit in a first mode in which the navigation unit provides for output...
Information processing system, information processing apparatus and
method, recording medium, and program
An information processing apparatus and method is disclosed which navigation information conforming to the interest and the liking of a user can be produced...
Method for classifying audio data
A method for classifying audio data. For a given piece of audio data a location or position for the given audio data within a mood space is generated and...
Differentiated access to a data item store
A portable electronic device includes an interface unit for connection to a removable storage medium; at least one data item store; a group of application...
Mobile station and application server for providing a service to the
mobile station and operation methods for...
A mobile station, application server and wireless communication system are disclosed to provide for improved service related information distribution. The...
Wireless headset with FM transmitter
A method and device are provided for relaying audio from a source audio device via a wireless headset. Audio signals are received from the source audio device...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing apparatus that generates an output image according to interpolation performed by using an input image includes a pixel-value calculating...
Image processing apparatus and method for controlling the same
An image processing apparatus includes an input unit receiving an encoded image data stream; a decoding processor decoding the stream to obtain image data; a...
Biometric image pickup apparatus
A biometric image pickup apparatus with a simple configuration capable of reducing light amount variations in a picked-up image. The biometric image pickup...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a face-image storage unit storing a face image of a predetermined face as a registered face image; a color storage unit...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
The present invention provides an image processing apparatus which may include scene change detection means, object detection means, and determining means. The...
Audio output apparatus and vibrator
An audio output apparatus is provided. The audio output apparatus includes: a vibration member, a vibrator, a vibrator positioning unit, and a vibrator-depth...
The present invention is equipped with a USB interface 7 for being connected to a portable music player that is an external device, a browser button 27, a...
Augmented reality enhanced audio
A device and method for providing augmented reality enhanced audio. The device is portable and may include a location processing module capable of receiving...
Size adjustable device and method
One or more embodiments may provide for a size adjustable earphone that may include a foldable sleeve attached to an earphone housing. A first end of the...
Enciphering apparatus and method, deciphering apparatus and method as well
as information processing apparatus...
The invention provides an enciphering apparatus and method, a deciphering apparatus and method and an information processing apparatus and method by which...
Electronic device with motion controlled functions
An electronic device may be controlled with a remote control device. The remote control device may be moved in a first manner to cause the electronic device to...
Carrier synchronizing circuit and carrier synchronizing method
Disclosed herein is a carrier synchronizing circuit including at least frequency synchronizing means and phase synchronizing means. The phase synchronizing...
Receiver and method of receiving
A receiver detects and recovers data from Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols, which are transmitted as first and second versions to form a...
Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus for encoding a baseband signal, the information processing apparatus includes: a data splitting block; an encoder; a control...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method and
Encoding parameters of picture and higher layers of importance to a number of applications, and encoding parameters of slice and lower layers of no importance...
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...
Extension to the AVC standard to support the encoding and storage of high
resolution digital still pictures in...
A codec configured to operate in a sequential mode extends the current AVC standard in order to provide support for coding high resolution still image pictures...
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 sub-carrier signals of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols....
1K mode interleaver in a digital video broadcasting (DVB) standard
A data processor maps input symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM)...
Data processing apparatus and method using a 32K mode interleaver in a
digital video broadcasting (DVB)...
A data processing apparatus maps input symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of an Orthogonal Frequency Division...
Content recommendation system and method, and communication terminal
A content recommendation system includes first and second communication devices which are connected to each other and in which content recommendation...
Communication-processing method on network-connected equipment and
A communication-processing method performs communication processing on any network-connected equipment. The method includes the steps of sending an...
Optical information recording method, optical information reproducing
method, optical information recording...
An optical information recording method of recording information three-dimensionally by irradiating a laser light beam onto a medium having a servo information...
Recording method for magnetic memory device
A recording method for a magnetic memory device that includes applying, when recording one piece of information, one or more main pulses and one or more...
Image capture lens and image capture apparatus
An image capture lens includes, in following order from an object side, a first lens made of glass which has a meniscus shape with a convex surface facing the...
Zoom lens, camera module and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a zoom lens, including: an object side lens group disposed on the object side and including a first variable lens having a deformation...
Zoom lens and image capture apparatus
An image capture apparatus includes: a zoom lens; and an image pickup device converting an optical image formed by the zoom lens into an electric signal. The...
Thermal dye sublimation printer and ink ribbon cassette therefor
A thermal dye sublimation printer to which an ink ribbon cassette having a function of transmitting and receiving data via wireless communication with a printer...
Display apparatus and electronic apparatus
A display apparatus includes: at least one pixel section including a display cell that has a pixel electrode and a light-receiving cell that has a...
Liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same
A liquid crystal display with good reliability is provided. A pixel substrate 11 and a facing substrate 12 facing each other, a liquid crystal layer 14...
Liquid crystal display device
A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate having a first electrode and a second electrode, a second substrate, a liquid crystal interposed...
Control method, control apparatus and control program for photographing
The present invention relates to a control method of a photographing apparatus, the photographing apparatus and a control program, which are capable of...
Optical imaging device, and lens control method and apparatus
The invention provides an optical imaging device, which includes: an input unit, adapted to receive lens category information that is inputted; a storage unit,...
Apparatus selectively presenting distortion corrected image data
Relative to an image processing apparatus that processes image data containing a distortion of an image pickup optical section, which is obtained by picking up...