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US-8,150,782 Methods and apparatus for recognizing compact discs and issuing corresponding credits
For possible use in an electronic content distribution system, automatic recognition of compact discs or other storage media containing particular content, and...
US-8,150,454 System and method for implementing antenna diversity
A system, communications device, method and computer program product for implementing antenna diversity may include a first switch to selectively connect a...
US-8,150,337 Wireless communication device, communication state notification method, wireless communication system and program
There is provided a wireless communication device forming an autonomous distributed wireless network by intermittently transmitting and receiving a...
US-8,150,319 Communication apparatus
A communication apparatus includes an antenna configured to generate a magnetic field corresponding to a signal of a first communication method; and a...
US-8,150,256 Electronic apparatus, imaging apparatus, and grip structure
An electronic apparatus includes: a window member containing a material that attenuates visible light but transmits specific light that does not lie in the...
US-8,150,237 Reproducing apparatus, reproducing method, reproducing program, and recording medium
For a content-prerecorded large capacity disc-shaped recording medium, a user interface having high flexibility is accomplished. Button image data,...
US-8,150,231 Data processing method, data processing apparatus, information recording medium and computer program cross...
There is provided an apparatus and a method determining a data arrangement that guarantees seamless reproduction even in a case of occurrence of a jump in a...
US-8,150,205 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program, and data configuration
An image processing apparatus comprises a first and a second eyes-and-mouth detecting units, a first and a second skin model generating units, an...
US-8,150,201 Image processing apparatus, method, and computer program with pixel brightness-change detection and value...
An image processing apparatus includes the following elements. An image input unit receives a long-time exposure image and a short-time exposure image. An image...
US-8,150,195 Adaptive prediction using a dimensionality reduction process
Multi-field taps are defined based on a decimated field. The multi-field taps are used to generate correlation matrices, the elements of which are used to...
US-8,150,186 Amount-of-compressed data control method and image data compressing apparatus
An amount-of-compressed-data control method applicable to image data compression processing for compressing an amount of data is disclosed. The method includes...
US-8,150,182 Image information decoding apparatus and image information decoding method for motion prediction and/or...
The present invention is directed to an image information encoding apparatus, used in receiving compressed image information through network media when...
US-8,150,097 Concealed metadata transmission system
System and method for embedding and concealing data within a video signal such that the embedded data is displayed within an unused portion of a video display...
US-8,150,091 Printed circuit board for a flat-panel speaker
A flat-panel speaker is attached to an exterior surface of a printed circuit board (PCB) housed within a consumer electronic device. Rather than place the...
US-8,150,090 Headphone and ear pad
The present invention provides a headphone with a more comfortable and stable feeling to the user when being worn by the user. The headphone includes a...
US-8,150,089 Wireless microphone and apparatus for fixing transmitter of the wireless microphone
A wireless microphone is provided. The wireless microphone includes: a transmitter wirelessly transmitting audio signals converted from sound collected with a...
US-8,150,072 Vibration generator for electronic device having speaker driver and counterweight
A vibration generator for a portable electronic device includes a speaker driver and a counterweight retained by a housing to form a closed assembly. When a...
US-8,150,069 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, and sound field correction system
A signal processing apparatus includes at least one equalization section, each of the equalization section being capable of setting a center frequency, a gain...
US-8,150,067 Bass enhancing method, signal processing device, and audio reproducing system
If the absolute value of the current sample is greater than or equal to an envelope value at the immediately preceding sample, an envelope value at the current...
US-8,150,061 Sound generating method, sound generating apparatus, sound reproducing method, and sound reproducing apparatus
The present invention provides a sound generating method of generating sound signals related to a video signal, which comprises a step of generating...
US-8,150,056 Audio signal transmitting apparatus, audio signal receiving apparatus, audio signal transmission system, audio...
There is provided an audio signal transmitting apparatus which can communicate with a plurality of external connection apparatuses and transmits audio signals...
US-8,150,040 Key providing system, terminal device, and information processing method
A terminal device improved with a digraph generation method in a key distribution method of various types of broadcast encryption systems is provided. The...
US-8,149,980 System and method for implementing a phase detector to support a data transmission procedure
A system and method for effectively supporting a data transmission procedure includes a phase-locked loop with a phase detector that compares a clock signal and...
US-8,149,913 Moving picture converting apparatus and method, and computer program
A restored image is reconstructed from a thinned image to which no motion vector is incident. There is provided a moving picture converting apparatus for...
US-8,149,849 Zigbee/IP gateway
A gateway enables communications between a personal area network, such as a Zigbee network, and an Internet Protocol (IP) network. The gateway includes a first...
US-8,149,815 Communication system, a communication method, and a communication apparatus with clear to send signal frame...
A communication system for carrying out data communication among a plurality of communication stations is disclosed in which a first communication station for...
US-8,149,808 Electronic apparatus having communication function and control method
An address of a terminal on a network is fixed during the session. The present invention provides an electronic apparatus that can be connected to a network,...
US-8,149,778 Apparatus and method for communicating uplink signaling information
A User Equipment, UE, of a cellular communication system transmits scheduling assistance data to a base station comprising a base station scheduler which...
US-8,149,745 Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless communication method, and program
A wireless communication system is provided that includes a first wireless communication device, a second wireless communication device, and a base station that...
US-8,149,679 Recording/reproducing device and method, recording medium, and program
If a recording rate of data is close to a writing rate on a recording medium, recorded data is externally transmitted. The problems are solved by: an efficient...
US-8,149,675 Recording apparatus, recording method, program, and recording medium
The present invention relates to a recording apparatus, a recording method, a program, and a recording medium whereby data is reproduced from a two-layer...
US-8,149,661 Short-pulse light source, laser light emission method, optical device, optical disc device, and optical pickup
Directed to freely adjusting an emission period of a semiconductor laser. In the present invention, pulsed light serving as pulse-shaped laser light (LL) is...
US-8,149,660 Drive apparatus, method of informing possibility of handling and operating recording medium, control method of...
A drive apparatus that handles and operates a recording medium attached with a memory tag, the drive apparatus include: a recording medium mounting part on...
US-8,149,613 Resistance variable memory device
A resistance variable memory device is provided and includes a resistance variable memory cell that writes data by utilizing a spin transfer effect based on an...
US-8,149,593 Radiation level reducing device
A radiation level reducing device, including: a metal plate for covering surface of an electromagnetic wave generation source for radiating an electromagnetic...
US-8,149,581 Keyboard and display screen in separate housings connected by cam assemblies that tilt responsive to movement...
An electronic device includes separate housings, one includes a keyboard and the other includes a display screen, a pair of cam assemblies and a pair of...
US-8,149,486 Recording device, recording/reproducing method, and reproducing method
A hologram recording and reproduction method is configured such that the number of values which can be implemented per one pixel is increased from two according...
US-8,149,375 Display panel and manufacturing method thereof
There is provided a display panel formed by segmenting a large sized substrate into an individual substrate along alignment marks, remaining portions of the...
US-8,149,356 Liquid crystal display device, polarizing plate and backlight source
A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a liquid crystal panel which has a liquid crystal cell including a predetermined...
US-8,149,339 Broadcast receiving apparatus and reproduction processing method
In switching a channel or in switching an external input, a reduction in a psychological strain on a user is offered. An image generating unit 22 generates...
US-8,149,316 Imaging apparatus with a rotatable monitor
An imaging apparatus includes an apparatus body, a monitor connected to the apparatus body, and a hinge mechanism including a support member. The supporting...
US-8,149,309 Solid-state imaging device and camera system
A solid-state imaging device and a camera system are disclosed. The solid-state imaging device includes a pixel unit and a pixel signal readout circuit. The...
US-8,149,306 Solid-state imaging device, production method and drive method thereof, and camera
A solid-state imaging device capable of reducing an eclipse (blocking) of an incident light at a circumferential portion of a light receiving portion and...
US-8,149,302 Method of processing noise in image data, noise reduction unit, and imaging apparatus
A method of processing noise in image data by an image processor having a signal-processing portion converting an image signal from an image sensor into a...
US-8,149,280 Face detection image processing device, camera device, image processing method, and program
Disclosed herein is an image processing device including: a face detector configured to detect a face from an image given on a basis of detection information;...
US-8,149,255 Image forming apparatus and modification sheet cartridge using the same
An image forming apparatus includes a conveying unit that conveys a recording medium in a predetermined direction, a thermal transfer sheet traveling unit that...
US-8,149,242 Graphics processing apparatus, graphics library module and graphics processing method
There is provided a graphics processing system that includes a main processing unit and a graphics processing unit (GPU). The main processing unit puts...
US-8,149,185 Pixel circuit, display unit, and pixel circuit drive method
A pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving a pixel circuit enabling source-follower output with no deterioration of luminance even with a change of...
US-8,148,795 Functional device
A functional device includes plural substrates, an encapsulant arranged between the plurality of substrates, and a functional material arranged between the...
US-8,148,761 Solid-state imaging device, electronic apparatus, and method for manufacturing the same
Photoelectric conversion elements disposed on an imaging surface of a substrate, receiving light incident on a light receiving surface and performing...
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