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US-8,140,114 Receiving device and antenna
An antenna, to be connected to a receiving device for receiving broadcast waves in first and second frequency bands, includes a core-wire-side cable for...
US-8,140,109 Method of operating a mobile electronic device and mobile electronic device
A method of operating a mobile electronic device, a mobile electronic device, as well as a method of operating a server and a sever are disclosed. The mobile...
US-8,140,108 Website theme changing using a mobile device
An apparatus and method for changing a theme of a website automatically. A mobile device includes a processor and a memory. The memory contains an application...
US-8,140,056 Method and apparatus for notifying user of content change of a page outside a displayed portion
Embodiments of mobile electronic devices and methods are disclosed. In an embodiment of a method, a page is partially displayed on a display, and information is...
US-8,140,049 Power line communication methods and devices
A power line communication method for realizing data communication between at least one first or sending power line communication partner device and at least...
US-8,140,042 Distributing apparatus and method for communication using the same
A distributing apparatus distributes a high-frequency signal received from a transmitting-and-receiving module of a first wireless terminal to ...
US-8,140,016 Wireless communication terminals and methods using acoustic ranging synchronized to RF communication signals
Wireless communication terminals and methods are disclosed that determine acoustic ranging synchronized to RF communication signals. A communication terminal...
US-8,139,943 Optical communication apparatus and optical communication method
An optical communication apparatus is disclosed. The optical communication apparatus includes a light transmission section, a light reception section, and a...
US-8,139,942 Remote controlling system, electronic device, and controlling method
A remote controlling system is disclosed. An infrared remote controller generates a first serial signal containing a command corresponding to a user's operation...
US-8,139,926 Reproduction apparatus, reproduction method, reproduction program, record medium, and data structure
A reproduction apparatus has a player section, a content reproduction section, an interface section. The player section has a read section reading data from the...
US-8,139,922 Playback apparatus and method, program, recording medium, data structure, and manufacturing method for...
A playback apparatus includes an obtaining unit obtaining playback management information including a main playback path of a main stream set, a first sub...
US-8,139,921 Program recording reservation system and remote controller
A program recording reservation system includes a recording apparatus including a recorder for recording a broadcast program; and a remote controller for making...
US-8,139,918 Recording medium editing apparatus based on content supply source
An editing apparatus wherein the editing of content is controlled according to its supply source. Identification information for identifying a content supply...
US-8,139,887 Image-signal processing apparatus, image-signal processing method and image-signal processing program
Disclosed herein is an image-signal processing apparatus, including: a band pass filter configured to increase the bit count of an input digital image signal in...
US-8,139,883 System and method for image and video encoding artifacts reduction and quality improvement
Reducing artifacts and improving quality for image and video encoding is performed in one pass to preserve natural edge smoothness and sharpness. To reduce...
US-8,139,825 Authentication apparatus and authentication method
An authentication apparatus includes: a first determination section that determines whether a condition for determining that there is a possibility of an...
US-8,139,793 Methods and apparatus for capturing audio signals based on a visual image
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect an initial listening zone wherein the initial listening zone represents an initial area monitored for...
US-8,139,788 Apparatus and method for separating audio signals
An audio signal separation apparatus for separating observation signals in the time domain of a mixture of a plurality of signals including audio signals into...
US-8,139,776 Wireless receiving apparatus and electronic appliance
A wireless receiving apparatus that includes a connector including a plurality of terminals. A predetermined terminal is assigned as an identification terminal...
US-8,139,664 Reception apparatus, reception method and program
Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus, including, an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signal reception section, a first filter section, a...
US-8,139,655 System and method for effectively transferring electronic information
An architecture for electronically transferring information includes a transmitter with an encoder that performs a parity encoding procedure. The encoder...
US-8,139,648 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A basic pattern generating unit 81 generates a film grain basic pattern 86 in which the histogram of random noise is substantially the same as the film grain...
US-8,139,636 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 in an image decoding apparatus, which has been coded via a process including...
US-8,139,633 Multi-codec camera system and image acquisition program
A multi-codec camera system includes a multi-codec camera that acquires video in the form of multiple compression-rate image data and a determination module...
US-8,139,516 Wireless communication terminal, wireless communication system, communication management method and computer...
A wireless communication terminal, which forms a wireless network with a plurality of other wireless communication terminals, includes a detection portion to...
US-8,139,463 Objective lens, optical pickup, and optical disc apparatus
Provided is an objective lens for selectively focusing each of light beams having three wavelengths .lamda.1, .lamda.2, and .lamda.3 on a signal recording...
US-8,139,171 Audio/display device
There is provided an audio/display apparatus including an audio unit (2) including speaker units (13L, 13R) that reproduce and output audio information, a...
US-8,139,167 Projection display apparatus which enables a selected image inverting process to be performed to facilitate...
The present invention provides a projection display apparatus realizing improved operability at the time of registration adjustment irrespective of a use...
US-8,139,164 Using A/V device to send controlled device communication-related parameters to program remote control
An A/V device such as a TV presents a series of GUIs that a user can navigate through using a programmable bidirectional remote control to select a type of...
US-8,139,162 Rapid television channel scan using frequency plans to identify channels
In accord with embodiments and implementations consistent with the present invention, rather than perform a full scan of every frequency to find a channel, the...
US-8,139,152 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program
An apparatus for processing an image includes a motion vector detector, a motion-blurring-mitigated image generator, and a spatial resolution creation unit. The...
US-8,139,119 Video still camera
A digital still camera has a cylindrical image pick up portion with a lens, a strobe unit, and a display. The image pick up unit is cylindrical and is rotatably...
US-8,139,094 Thermal head and thermal printer
A thermal head which forms an image on a recording medium by pressing a protruding portion on which heating elements are arranged on the recording medium while...
US-8,139,083 Custom image frames
A method includes retrieving an image stored on a device, creating a mask in a portion of the image, and creating a custom image frame from the image and the mask.
US-8,139,079 Color gamut component analysis apparatus, method of analyzing color gamut component, and color gamut component...
A color gamut component analysis apparatus having a histogram processing unit that performs histogram processing on color components in a video signal; a color...
US-8,139,051 Driver and driving method, and display device
The present invention provides a driver, including: data lines disposed in parallel with each other; gate lines disposed in parallel with each other and at...
US-8,139,042 Input device and display device with input function
An input device which includes a light-transmissive touch panel, a phase difference plate disposed on the opposite side to an input operation surface of the...
US-8,139,015 Amplification circuit, driver circuit for display, and display
An amplification circuit includes: an amplifier apparatus configured to amplify an input signal and outputting the amplified signal from an output terminal; and...
US-8,139,004 Display device and electronic apparatus
A display device includes a drive section and a pixel array section including power lines, scanning lines, signal lines, and pixels in a matrix. Each pixel...
US-8,139,003 Display device, video signal processing method, and program
There is provided a display device provided with a display portion, in which pixels having a light-emitting element for self-light-emitting, and a pixel circuit...
US-8,138,999 Display device and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a display device including a pixel array part configured to include scan lines disposed along rows, signal lines disposed along columns, and...
US-8,138,895 Force/tactile feedback device
A force/tactile feedback device feeding back a force sense to a fingertip of an operator includes a fingerstall to which the fingertip of the operator is...
US-8,138,663 Light emitting device and method of manufacturing the same
The present invention provides a light emitting device solving weakness caused by bonding between first and second light emitting elements and a method of...
US-8,138,466 Video signal processing apparatus and method with infrared component remover
A video signal processing apparatus includes an image sensor and an infrared component remover. The image sensor receives light through a color filter, the...
US-8,138,421 Flat cable
A flexible flat cable capable of having good flexibility and good bending strength while reducing a thickness thereof without damaging a good electrical...
US-8,138,065 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing the same
A solid-state imaging device having a high sensitivity and a structure in which a miniaturized pixel is obtained, and a method for manufacturing the solid-state...
US-8,138,002 Semiconductor light-emitting element, fabrication method thereof, convex part formed on backing, and convex...
A convex part formation method of forming a convex part in parallel with a <110> direction of a backing on the backing having a {100} face as the top...
US-8,137,832 Spirally wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having insulating members
A spirally-wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a staked electrode assembly is disclosed. The stacked electrode assembly has first and...
US-8,137,584 Luminescent composition, light source device, display device and process for preparing luminescent composition
Disclosed is a luminescent composition containing a fluorescent body having Eu2+ as a luminescent center. The luminescent composition is obtained by a process...
US-8,137,569 Method of fabricating a membrane having a tapered pore
A method of fabricating a membrane having a tapered pore, a polymeric membrane having a tapered pore, and uses of such polymeric membrane are disclosed. The...
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