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Flexible gaskets for wireless terminals with sliding members
Gaskets and wireless terminals with gaskets for sealing a space between sliding members in wireless terminals. The wireless terminals include: (a) a first...
Mobile terminal device
A mobile terminal device includes a first case including a display section, a second case including a keyboard, and a slide holding mechanism which, when the...
Location storage device, wireless terminal, location storage system,
location registration method, location...
It is characterized by including a storage section (214) in which location information of a base station (30) that performs wireless communication with a...
A receiving apparatus includes: a frequency conversion portion that has at least a mixer that down-converts a frequency of a reception radio-frequency signal by...
A tuner device includes tuner circuits, where each of the tuner circuits includes a radio frequency amplifier amplifying a radio frequency signal of a...
Power supply adapter and power supply system
Disclosed herein is a power supply adapter for supplying DC power to a broadcast receiver that processes a broadcast signal. The power supply adapter includes:...
Image capturing device and activation method therefor
An image capturing device includes a first controller operable to control image capturing; an operation section including a switch; a detector operable to...
Program recording system, communication terminal, as well as recording and
According to the present invention, a recording instruction signal including channel information on the program that the user is viewing at present is...
Contents replay apparatus and contents replay method
To enable a lot of audio data and image data such as a still image and a moving image to be effectively and efficiently used. When audio data accumulated in a...
Method for discriminating textures regions and homogeneous or flat regions
in an image and methods for...
A method for discriminating textured regions and homogeneous or flat regions in an image. A multi-scale or multi-resolution measurement is performed with...
System and method for generating a photograph
A camera assembly for generating high resolution photograph includes a sensor assembly that has two regions of different effective resolution. Image data from...
Apparatus, method, and computer program for processing information
An information processing apparatus includes a selecting unit for selecting extraction information concerning contents to be extracted from among a plurality of...
Translation and display of text in picture
A method performed by a mobile terminal may include receiving an image that includes text, translating the text into another language and superimposing and...
Method of high dynamic range compression with detail preservation and
A method for high dynamic range compression uses a modified cumulative histogram as a compression curve. This curve is computed from the cumulative histogram of...
Method and apparatus for transporting images
A portable image transport device and corresponding techniques for image transport are disclosed. The portable image transport device accommodates an automatic...
Compact biometric authentication device and associated methodology of
imaging and detecting living-tissue patterns
The present invention enables permanent biometric authentication without the risk of forgery or the like. The present invention enables living-tissue...
A method includes storing a picture or video that includes a first person. The method also includes automatically identifying the first person using speaker...
Sound image position correction system, sound image position correction
method, and audio/display apparatus
The present invention provides a sound image position correction system that applies sound image position correction processing to a voice signal so that an...
Encoding and detecting apparatus
An encoding data processing apparatus generates a video material item marked copy by embedding a payload data word into the video material item. The video...
Signal encoding apparatus and method, signal decoding apparatus and
method, programs and recording mediums
The encoding apparatus generates information for generating a high quality high frequency sub-band signal when expanding the frequency band at the decoding...
Apparatus and method for detecting motion vector, program, and recording
A motion vector detecting apparatus includes a first generation unit that generates a first evaluation value table from an image signal of a first level, a...
Method and apparatus for coding image information, method and apparatus
for decoding image information, method...
An image information decoding method for decoding compressed image information which has been coded via a process including dividing an input image signal into...
Simple next search position selection for motion estimation iterative
A next position selector for motion estimation iterative search improves the efficiency and quality of the integer-pel motion estimation iterative search by...
Apparatus and method for decoding picture data
A coding apparatus for hierarchically (layering) coding top field data and bottom field data divided from each of a plurality of picture data composing a moving...
Imaging apparatus, imaging system and method thereof
To provide a system, apparatus and method of changing frame rate of cameras according to the detector that has sent an alarm signal, in order to optimize...
Satellite signal receiver apparatus and satellite signal reception method
A satellite signal receiver apparatus by which the hardware scale can be suppressed while high speed synchronization is assured. A carrier frequency component...
Wireless communication system, wireless communication apparatus and
wireless communication method for...
In order to solve problems arising when a communication system such as a wireless LAN is constructed as a decentralized distributed type network without a...
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...
Optical disc apparatus, method of controlling the same, and information
An optical disc apparatus includes an optical pickup for outputting an output signal according to reflected light from an optical disc medium and a comparison...
Variable resistance memory device
A variable resistance memory device includes: a first common line; a second common line; plural memory cells each formed by serially connecting a memory...
Recording and reproducing device and polarization direction controlling
Disclosed herein is a recording and reproducing device including: a light source; an intensity modulating section; a polarization beam splitter; a selective...
Module system for permitting storage device interface with TV
In a TV system with a modular configuration that permits licensed primary modules such as disk players and personal video recorders to be removably slid into...
Systems and methods for optical block level adjustment of rear projection
In a rear-projection TV system in which the image is generated by an optical engine and projected through a mirror towards a diffusion plate screen, picture...
Overlaid images on TV
An ambient, beautiful, entertaining visual experience that can be displayed on a TV requiring little or no user interaction beyond initiation. Multiple image...
Video signal processing apparatus, method, and computer program product
for converting interlaced video signals...
There is provided a video signal processing apparatus that includes: a video signal input unit that receives an input of interlaced video signals for displaying...
Disclosed herein is an imaging device including: a body portion; a lens mount portion provided on the body portion for mounting a detachable taking lens; a...
Imaging apparatus, image processing apparatus, and exposure control method
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit configured to capture an image of an object to obtain an image signal, a detection unit configured to set a...
Display control device, display control method, and display control
program for superimposing images to create...
A display control device includes: a composite image generating unit configured to generate a composite image by compositing a unit image and a still image,...
Camera system and method for picture sharing using geotagged pictures
A system and method provide interactive techniques for sharing digital photos, in which a user of a portable electronic device may seek out a location at which...
Solid-state image pickup device
A solid-state image pickup device including a driver-control unit configured to control the operation timing of a pulse-driven actuator driver based on the read...
Image pickup device and image pickup result outputting method
The present invention is applied to an image pickup device with a CMOS solid-state image pickup element, in which an analog-to-digital conversion circuit is...
Chromatic aberration correction apparatus, image pickup apparatus,
chromatic aberration amount calculation...
The invention relates to a chromatic aberration correction apparatus. A judgment unit judges whether a selected pixel of interest is a white overexposure pixel...
Shared color sensors for high-resolution 3-D camera
In one embodiment, an apparatus for three-dimensional (3-D) image acquisition can include: (i) first and second lenses configured to receive light from a scene;...
A projector arrangement includes a first image generation and projection unit and a second image generation and projection unit. A first or two-dimensional...
Liquid crystal display
A liquid crystal display which may suppress image quality deterioration and enhance image contrast is provided. The liquid crystal display includes: a light...
Display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same
A display apparatus has a driving panel including a circuit part, a coating layer, and a display part, provided sequentially over a driving substrate. The...
Memory element and display device
The present invention provides a memory element includes a thin film transistor configured to have a semiconductor thin film and a pair of gate electrodes that...
Image display device, display panel and method of driving image display
An image display device applies a higher voltage than the original voltage to the pixel, without causing deterioration of the display quality. The image display...
Display device, control method and computer program for display device
A display device includes: a light emission amount detecting section which inputs video signals having linear property and detects an amount of light emission...
Linearity enhancement circuit, .SIGMA..DELTA. A/D converter, and reception
A linearity enhancement circuit is disclosed which includes: a first shift amount creation block creating a first shift amount in keeping with the immediately...