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Mobile device identification of media objects using audio and image
A method obtains media on a device, provides identification of an object in the media via image/video recognition and audio recognition, and displays on the...
Method and device for handwriting detection
The invention relates to a method for handwriting detection using a handwriting tool (2) being arranged for communicating with a further device (2) and...
Automatic image color tone correction
A method of image color tone correction is disclosed, which may include the steps of (a) providing a reference image and one or more source images, wherein all...
Information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
for selecting data for learning
An information processing apparatus includes a statistical analysis processing device configured to perform statistical analysis processing, an acquisition...
Audio output apparatus and audio output method
An audio output apparatus includes a masking band determining unit configured to determine a first frequency band in which masking due to environmental sounds...
Arrangement and method for determining operational mode of a communication
A wireless electronic arrangement configured to connect to an earphone arrangement may include a signal generator to generate an electric signal to be sent over...
Information retrieving method, information retrieving device, information
storing method and information...
A sound characteristic parameter is obtained for an audio signal to be analyzed by analyzing the signal by means of a sound characteristic parameter analyzing...
Key table and authorization table management
In certain embodiments, a player device that receives and plays content stored on packaged media, the player device has a media reader that receives a packaged...
Quantum cryptography communication apparatus and communication terminal
In a quantum cryptography communication apparatus, a light pulse is generated by a light source and split into a signal light pulse and a reference light pulse...
Data transmission method
Encrypted auxiliary information data DYAE/DCAE including no inhibited codes is generated based on auxiliary information data DYA/DCA including no inhibited...
Cryptographic processing apparatus and cryptographic processing method,
and computer program
In extended Feistel type common key block cipher processing, a configuration is realized in which an encryption function and a decryption function are commonly...
Signal processing device and method, and program
A signal processing device for detecting, from an input signal expressing data series, the data, including: a sampling clock generating unit for generating,...
Natural shaped regions for motion compensation
A method of irregular motion compensation includes using contours of objects in a reference image to tile the reference image into a plurality of irregular...
Method and apparatus for video upscaling
Upscaling video data for presentation on a relatively high resolution display device is described. Supplemental video data corresponding to video data is...
Optical recording method and optical recording apparatus
Disclosed is an optical recording method. The optical recording method includes irradiating an area where a recording mark is formed in a medium with a pulse...
Optical disc medium and data recording method and apparatus
An optical disc medium and corresponding optical recording method and optical recording apparatus. The optical disc medium comprises a substrate on which a...
Recording apparatus, recording method, recording program,
To provide a recording/reproducing apparatus for recording at least content data and reproduction control information for controlling reproduction of the...
Printing device, printing method, and program
A printing device includes a controlling section that converts visible information, expressed using biaxial orthogonal coordinate data, into polar coordinate...
Liquid crystal display device and method for driving same
Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display device that includes a normally-black liquid crystal panel whose transmittance takes a minimum value when no...
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...
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...
Composition determining apparatus, composition determining method, and
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...
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...
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...
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...
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...