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US-8,176,565 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer program
An information processing apparatus is provided. The information processing apparatus includes a cryptographic processor configured to generate encrypted data...
US-8,176,514 Expanded playlist for TV video player
An Internet TV video guide shows thumbnails of video assets available from one or more providers, and one or more of the assets may represent a playlist with...
US-8,176,481 Methods and apparatus for distributing software applications
Methods and apparatus for enabling execution of software programs permit: obtaining identification information that is indicative of a version of a software...
US-8,176,402 Decoding apparatus, decoding method, and decoding program
A decoding apparatus includes a memory and a receiving unit and is adapted to decode data in units of codewords each including a parity part. The memory has a...
US-8,176,305 Information processing apparatus, activation method, and program
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus, an activation method, and a program which allow activation to be performed more quickly so...
US-8,176,244 Information processing device, information recording medium, information processing method and computer program
Provided are a device and a method for identifying whether or not an information recording medium is a pre-formatted disc, and an information recording medium...
US-8,176,199 Content delivery system, communicating apparatus, communicating method, and program
A content delivery system includes a client and a server, the client requesting deliveries of content from the server which transforms the content into...
US-8,176,118 Server device, client device, information processing system, information processing method, and program
An information processing method of an information processing system including a client device functioning as a client and a server device functioning as a...
US-8,176,073 Imaging device
There is provided an imaging device including a first processor for, when a group and a data position in a group are specified for data divided to one or...
US-8,176,065 System and method for automatic selection of digital photo album cover
A photograph in an album of photographs is selected as the cover for the album based on metadata, e.g., most frequently viewed, last viewed, EXIF data, etc.
US-8,176,059 System and method for effectively implementing a personal channel for interactive television
A system and method for effectively implementing a personal channel for interactive television comprises a personal channel manager that may include a...
US-8,175,988 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program
An information processing apparatus learning a preference of a user for a content item includes acquiring means for acquiring an operation or expression of the...
US-8,175,976 Method for providing and obtaining content
In a data providing server 1101, whether or not specified compressed content data D51 generated by means of a specified compression coding method corresponding...
US-8,175,730 Device and method for analyzing an information signal
In order to analyze an information signal, a significant short-time spectrum is extracted from the information signal, the means for extracting being configured...
US-8,175,571 Communication equipment and communication system
A communication system includes: sender-side communication equipment including a detection unit configured to detect information indicating the condition of a...
US-8,175,561 Automatic optimization of RF receiver interference performance
A method and apparatus for optimization of RF receiver interference performance in a mobile phone operating in a TDMA communications system is disclosed. The...
US-8,175,531 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-8,175,529 Information processing apparatus, and method and information processing system
An information processing apparatus shares content data with a different apparatus which has the content data and management data including identification...
US-8,175,408 Image signal processing apparatus, image pickup apparatus, image signal processing method, and computer program...
An image signal processing apparatus for performing signal processing with respect to output from an image pickup device, which includes an image signal...
US-8,175,344 Fingerprint matching processor
In a fingerprint matching processor which has an electrostatic capacity semiconductor sensor 14 for detecting fingerprint information based on electrostatic...
US-8,175,340 Map information display apparatus, map information display method, and program
A map information display apparatus for displaying map information on the basis of information on image-capturing times and image-capturing positions that are...
US-8,175,335 Content adaptive detection of images with stand-out object
Content adaptive detection of images having stand-out objects involves block variance-based detection and determining if an object includes a stand-out object....
US-8,175,317 Audio reproducing apparatus and audio reproducing method
An audio reproducing apparatus is disclosed. The audio reproducing apparatus includes a plurality of speaker units and a directivity controlling section. The...
US-8,175,316 Ear speaker device
An ear speaker device includes an electroacoustic transducer including a housing mounted at a predetermined position of listener's head, a speaker unit mounted...
US-8,175,303 Electronic apparatus for vehicle, and method and system for optimally correcting sound field in vehicle
A sound field in a vehicle can be further readily and optimally corrected without forcing a user to do troublesome work. As an embodiment of the present...
US-8,175,273 Quantum cryptography communication method, quantum cryptography communication apparatus, and quantum...
In quantum cryptography communication, a sequence of signals in the form of quantum states randomly selected from a plurality of quantum states each having a...
US-8,175,204 Receiving device, signal processing method, and program
A receiving device includes: a pilot extracting section; a first estimating section; a second estimating section; a third estimating section; a distortion...
US-8,175,162 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus which performs processing on an input moving image including a plurality of access units arranged every first period, includes a...
US-8,175,142 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 a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of Orthogonal Frequency Division...
US-8,175,128 Semiconductor laser element and semiconductor laser device
A semiconductor laser element is provided which includes a first semiconductor layer, an active layer having a current injection region, a second semiconductor...
US-8,175,116 Multiprocessor system for aggregation or concatenation of packets
A network processing apparatus is provided. A send buffer receives from a protocol stack a long packet with a data length exceeding a maximum transmission unit...
US-8,175,109 Beaconless communication system
The present invention relates to an energy efficient mechanism for establishing and maintaining a communication between nodes (A . . . F) in a wireless...
US-8,174,947 Evaluation apparatus and evaluation method
An evaluation apparatus includes: a signal reading block; a first waveform equalization block; a boundary detection block; a selective output block; and an...
US-8,174,745 Optical unit, method for controlling drive, and holographic apparatus
An optical unit includes an acousto-optic deflector and a drive control unit. The drive control unit controls the acousto-optic deflector by changing a...
US-8,174,643 Light guide plate, display device, and electronic apparatus with display
Disclosed herein is a light guide plate including: a side end face on which light from a light source is incident; an incoming part which forms the side end...
US-8,174,640 Illumination apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus
An illumination apparatus is disclosed. The illumination apparatus includes a polarization plate, a light source, and a light transmission film disposed between...
US-8,174,633 Display device
The invention is directed to reduction of a leak current of a TFT of a pixel caused by light from a backlight or external light to improve a display quality of...
US-8,174,619 Reception apparatus and method of controlling image output by reception apparatus
Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus including: a signal reception section configured to receive a video signal transmitted via a transmission path; an...
US-8,174,615 Method for converting an image and image conversion unit
A method for converting an image and an image conversion unit are provided, the method comprising: determining a target pixel of pixels of the image;...
US-8,174,613 Substrate mounting structure for a camera device
The present invention provides a camera device including: an image pickup element; a substrate mounted with the image pickup element thereon; and a housing...
US-8,174,598 Solid state image capture device and camera system
A solid-state image capture device includes: a pixel section in which pixels are arranged in a matrix; control lines; a pixel drive section that performs...
US-8,174,597 Solid-state imaging device and signal processing system
A solid-state imaging device includes: a pixel portion configured to convert light into an electric signal; a substrate where the pixel portion is formed; an...
US-8,174,587 Imaging apparatus, integrated circuit for image pickup device and image data processing method
The present invention is applied to imaging apparatuses including video cameras for recording moving pictures, electronic still cameras, monitoring devices and...
US-8,174,582 Drive device and image pickup apparatus
Disclosed herein is a drive device including an imaging element creating a image signal relating to an object image, a securing body, a displacement body...
US-8,174,571 Apparatus for processing images, apparatus for processing reproduced images, method of processing images, and...
Thumbnails are used, facilitating any operation on an object that changes from time to time as in a moving picture, thereby to prevent failure in capturing...
US-8,174,565 Three-dimensional image display system
Disclosed herein is a three-dimensional image display system, including: a multi-parallax image reproduction apparatus configured to reproduce two-dimensional...
US-8,174,561 Device, method and program for creating and displaying composite images generated from images related by...
A system for presenting recorded data includes an electronic device and a database connectable to the electronic device over a communications network, the...
US-8,174,549 Image forming apparatus, surface property reforming sheet, and method for forming image
An image forming apparatus includes a feeding device feeding a recording medium to be recorded, a thermal transfer sheet having an ink layer to form an image...
US-8,174,527 Environment mapping
A system and method for environment mapping determines a computer-generated object's reflective appearance, based upon position and orientation of a camera with...
US-8,174,511 Touch panel display, electronic apparatus and playing apparatus
Disclosed herein is a touch panel display including, a flat plate-shaped movable panel unit, a movable support member, an acoustic vibration unit, and a soft...
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