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US-8,164,681 Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device configured to capture an image regarding an object image; an object detector detecting a specific...
US-8,164,647 Image pickup apparatus and its light source estimating apparatus
A light source estimating apparatus for estimating a type of a light source used when an input image was picked up, the apparatus including: distribution...
US-8,164,643 Composition determining apparatus, composition determining method, and program
A composition determining apparatus includes a subject detecting unit configured to detect existence of one or more specific subjects in an image based on image...
US-8,164,638 Communication system and method thereof
The present invention makes it possible to process at high speed the foreground component image and the background component image of picked up images on a...
US-8,164,607 Printing apparatus and method
A printing apparatus is provided which uses, as a print head, a thermal head having heating elements arrayed in a line perpendicular to the traveling direction...
US-8,164,577 Input device, control method of input device, and program
Disclosed herein is an input device including, a target creating section a performing section, and a height information generating section wherein the target...
US-8,164,571 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...
US-8,164,566 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...
US-8,164,467 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...
US-8,164,455 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...
US-8,164,253 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...
US-8,164,131 Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method of manufacturing the same
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device includes: a first semiconductor region having first conductivity; a channel formation region in which a channel...
US-8,163,592 Method of manufacturing thin film transistor, thin film transistor, and display unit
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...
US-8,162,747 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...
US-8,162,128 Component mounting apparatus, mounting-component producing method, and conveyor apparatus
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...
US-8,161,827 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...
US-D658,260 Controller triggering device
US-D658,185 Memory card adapter
US-D658,175 Display device
US-D658,171 Computer
US-D658,150 Portable recorder
US-RE43,323 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...
US-8,161,566 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...
US-8,161,508 Image content and advertisement data providing method, system, and apparatus
To provide an image content providing method capable of promoting advertisement effect by dynamically inserting an advertisement image to a distributed image...
US-8,161,276 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...
US-8,161,218 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...
US-8,161,161 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...
US-8,161,129 Communication system, network system, information controller and terminal equipment
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...
US-8,161,094 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...
US-8,161,086 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;...
US-8,161,021 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...
US-8,160,987 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...
US-8,160,744 Contact shape computing apparatus and method, and computer program therefor
A contact shape computing apparatus for detecting contact between a plurality of three-dimensional solid models and computing a contact shape between two solid...
US-8,160,724 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...
US-8,160,654 Power reception control device, power reception device, and electronic instrument
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...
US-8,160,505 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...
US-8,160,431 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...
US-8,160,430 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...
US-8,160,422 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...
US-8,160,418 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...
US-8,160,370 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...
US-8,160,366 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...
US-8,160,302 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...
US-8,160,299 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...
US-8,160,288 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...
US-8,160,277 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;...
US-8,160,269 Methods and apparatuses for adjusting a listening area for capturing sounds
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses adjust a listening area of a microphone includes detecting an initial listening zone; capture a captured sound...
US-8,160,267 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...
US-8,160,265 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...
US-8,160,259 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and program
An audio signal processing apparatus includes a localization direction detector that detects localization directions of two-channel input audio signals, a...
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