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US-8,218,856 Information presentation system, information presentation apparatus, information presentation method, program,...
Disclosed is an information presentation system that includes a plurality of information presentation apparatuses movable and displaying images of a plurality...
US-8,218,825 Capturing and processing facial motion data
Capturing and processing facial motion data includes: coupling a plurality of sensors to target points on a facial surface of an actor; capturing frame by frame...
US-8,218,820 Image processing method, recording medium carrying image processing program, and image processing apparatus
An image processing method includes the steps of extracting edges from each of a plurality of original images, thereby obtaining edge images; extracting...
US-8,218,782 Headphone device, signal processing device, and signal processing method
A headphone device includes: a sound reproduction unit having a diaphragm which is configured to perform sound reproduction based on a sound signal; a sound...
US-8,218,779 Portable communication device and a method of processing signals therein
A portable communication device is disclosed. The portable communication device comprises a speaker adapted to be held to an ear of a user for conveying sound...
US-8,218,706 Communication system, receiving apparatus, and receiving method
A communication system includes a transmission apparatus for transmitting a plurality of serial data signals that are synchronized in phase with one another and...
US-8,218,653 Lossy frame memory compression using intra refresh
Pixel data is compressed using a combination of variable and fixed quantization for luminance data. The luminance is compared to the result of variable...
US-8,218,641 Picture encoding using same-picture reference for pixel reconstruction
Digital pictures may be encoded by padding all un-processed pixels within a currently processing picture with temporary pixel values; searching the picture for...
US-8,218,640 Picture decoding using same-picture reference for pixel reconstruction
Digitally encoded pictures may be decoded by padding all un-decoded pixels within a currently decoding picture with temporary pixel values to produce a padded...
US-8,218,637 Image processing apparatus and associated method
An image data processing method includes selecting a motion compensating vector of a noticed region based on additional information added to student data. The...
US-8,218,627 Scalable MPEG video/macro block rate control
A scaleable macro block rate control method particularly well-suited for MPEG video. There is provided a method to easily derive a quantization parameter (QP)...
US-8,218,620 Picture processing apparatus, index creating apparatus, imaging apparatus, index creating method, and program
Disclosed herein is a picture processing apparatus including: an attribute information detection section configured to detect attribute information about a...
US-8,218,605 Preamble for synchronization
A method for generating a preamble signal for a wireless communication system including the step of combining a plurality of different short PN sequences into a...
US-8,218,596 Vertical cavity surface emitting laser and method of manufacturing the same
A Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser capable of decreasing the lowering of the yield due to displacement and separation of a pedestal without enormous...
US-8,218,594 Vertical cavity surface emitting laser
The present invention provides a Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser including: a first multilayer film reflector; an active layer having a light emission...
US-8,218,592 Laser device, optical pickup, and optical disk device
A laser device includes a semiconductor laser, a signal generating circuit generating a pulse signal for driving the semiconductor laser, an amplifying circuit...
US-8,218,560 Apparatus and method for demultiplication
Disclosed is a demultiplexer for demultiplexing a multiplexed stream, obtained on time division multiplexing a plurality of elementary streams. A buffer...
US-8,218,548 Information processing apparatus, method, and program
The present invention provides an information processing apparatus which is a component of an information processing system in which real time data for which...
US-8,218,501 Data forwarding controller, communication terminal apparatus, data communication system and method, and...
A communication terminal apparatus of a mobile type performs data transmission/reception via a network and changes access points based on data receiving...
US-8,218,485 System and method for multi-link communication in home network
A client in a home entertainment network can communicate with other components, including the server, over both a wired and a wireless link, with the particular...
US-8,218,404 Apparatus and method for recording content information which satisfies a predetermined standard
A recording apparatus including: a receiving portion for receiving a content data sent using radio wave; a recording portion for recording the content data...
US-8,218,321 Self-cooling electrical device
The invention relates to a portable electronic device, e.g. a mobile phone, comprising a shell, a display, a battery, a processor and a receiver. In the...
US-8,218,303 Information processing apparatus and electronic apparatus system
An information processing apparatus includes a main body portion, a support portion, and a communication portion. The main body portion includes a display...
US-8,218,249 Lens barrel and imaging apparatus
A lens barrel includes: a holding frame; a cam ring rotatable relative to the holding frame around a rotational axis substantially parallel to an optical axis...
US-8,218,247 Zoom lens and image pickup device
Disclosed herein is a zoom lens formed by arranging a first lens group having a negative refractive power, a second lens group having a positive refractive...
US-8,218,116 Liquid crystal display panel and manufacturing method thereof
A mounting terminal portion 33A of an FFS mode liquid crystal display panel includes a gate insulator 14 and a passivation film 17 covering a surface of a...
US-8,218,093 Remote controller, image signal processing apparatus, and image signal processing method
A remote controller includes a base unit having a transmission section configured to transmit a remote control signal, a plurality of function operation units...
US-8,218,090 Integrated user interface and control in HDMI/CEC
A TV in a HDMI home network discovers other components that can source a common UI such as a cross-media bar (XMB). The XMB generated by each component is...
US-8,218,089 Video signal processing apparatus, video signal processing method, and program
A video signal processing apparatus includes: a gain inverse correction means for giving an inverse correction gain resulting in an inverse correction...
US-8,218,077 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus for processing first image data into second image data having a higher quality includes the following elements. A determination...
US-8,218,058 Drive control unit, drive control method and program thereof
A drive control unit of the present invention includes: a first external force detecting section for detecting that an external force is applied to a first...
US-8,218,057 Imaging apparatus, user interface, and associated methodology for a co-existent shooting and reproduction mode
A currently captured image R of an object is displayed nearly at a center portion of a display frame SC on a display screen ST1 that is a shooting mode. When a...
US-8,218,049 Solid-state image sensing device, method for reading signal of solid-state image sensing device, and image...
An image sensor includes a pixel array having vertical signal lines, each interconnected to one of columns of the pixel array, and a column processor including...
US-8,218,043 Solid-state imaging device, method of producing the same, and camera
The prevent invention is to provide a solid-state imaging device having a electrode configuration applicable to a progressive scan, and able to reduce a...
US-8,218,031 Information recording apparatus, imaging apparatus, information recording method, and program
An imaging apparatus includes: a captured image data generation unit generating captured image data by capturing a subject; a positional information acquisition...
US-8,218,029 Image taking apparatus, correction circuit and correction method
Disclosed herein is an image taking apparatus including an image taking device, a gain adjustment circuit, and a correction circuit. The image taking device...
US-8,218,028 Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and program
An imaging apparatus includes: determination means for determining whether a capture image is a frontlit image or a backlit image; detecting means for detecting...
US-8,218,022 Imaging apparatus and associated methodology of independently powering components to limit power consumption
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit configured to photoelectrically convert light into an electrical signal serving as an imaging signal and...
US-8,218,010 Image monitoring system and image monitoring program
Disclosed herein is an image monitoring system including: a camera connected to a network; display means for displaying an image captured by the camera; and...
US-8,217,991 Method, device and program for processing stereoscopic images and recording medium storing the program
A stereoscopic image processing method capable of preventing occurrence of undesirable cutout of image when a stereoscopic combined image is printed out is...
US-8,217,967 Display, liquid crystal display, and data processing method for reducing interference due to noise
Disclosed herein is a display including, a digital signal processing circuit that processes pixel data, a digital-to-analog conversion circuit that converts...
US-8,217,927 Display unit
The invention provides a display unit that has a display area and first and second photodetectors 10a and 10b on a substrate and outputs as a light intensity...
US-8,217,914 Information display apparatus with proximity detection performance and information display method using the same
An information display apparatus with proximity detection performance contains a display device that displays image information, a sensor constituted of plural...
US-8,217,906 User interface, apparatus, method, and computer program for viewing of content on a screen
A user interface is disclosed, comprising a screen arranged to view content, wherein the screen is arranged to display a part of the content if there is not...
US-8,217,898 Keyboard and electronic equipment
A keyboard includes a plurality of key row holders each supporting a plurality of key elements constituting each of the plurality of key rows, a support shaft...
US-8,217,878 Display device and electronic equipment
A display device is disclosed. The display device includes: a pixel array unit and a driving unit which drives the pixel array unit. The pixel array unit...
US-8,217,865 Display apparatus and driving method for the same
A display apparatus includes a pixel array, a life control unit, a signal output unit, and a duty ratio transmission unit. The pixel array, including...
US-8,217,862 Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a pixel array section having a plurality of pixels each including an electro-optical element, a writing...
US-8,217,787 Method and apparatus for multitouch text input
Text input may be entered on an electronic text input device by a user simultaneously contacting at least two of a plurality of discrete touch sensitive areas...
US-8,217,585 Balancer board for backlight device
In a balancer board for a back light device, a plurality of shunt coils configured to transfer power from an inverter to a plurality of fluorescent tubes...
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