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US-8,219,753 Resource management cache to manage renditions
A resource management cache of a computing device receives a request for an item. The item may include any type of content, such as an image or a video. A...
US-8,219,734 Electronic apparatus and data corruption prevention method
An electronic apparatus includes a main body and a panel unit removable from the main body. The electronic apparatus also includes an attachment unit in the...
US-8,219,722 DMA and graphics interface emulation
An emulator schedules emulation threads for DMA emulation and other emulation functions in a time-multiplexed manner. Emulation threads are selected for...
US-8,219,704 Selection of content in response to communication environment
A content transfer service manager node of a computer network manages the transfer of content over the network from a content provider node to a user node. The...
US-8,219,703 Method for sharing information between handheld communication devices and handheld communication device therefore
The present invention relates to a method and an electronic equipment for a communication system enabling information sharing, wherein desired information...
US-8,219,700 System and methods of streaming media files from a dispersed peer network to maintain quality of service
A multi-source peer content distribution system transfers content files from multiple, distributed peer computers to any requesting computer. The content...
US-8,219,643 Server/client system for managing the transmission and use of copyrighted content, information processing unit,...
A method of information processing in a server/client system including a server for storing content and a client for receiving from the server and storing copy...
US-8,219,634 Information distribution system, and information distribution method
Information distribution systems and information distribution methods are provided. In an information distribution system, header files of contents in...
US-8,219,619 Data management server, data management system, data management method, and program
There is provided a data management server that is connectable to a plurality of content servers that store content data and metadata that includes content data...
US-8,219,610 Content providing system, monitoring server, and SIP proxy server
A content providing system that provides content to a user terminal via a network includes a content providing server that is connected to the network and...
US-8,219,559 Information recording/reproducing apparatus, information recording/reproducing method, program storage medium,...
An information recording/reproducing apparatus is disclosed which includes: a recording section for recording files to a storage medium; an arranging section...
US-8,219,495 Method of using personal device with internal biometric in conducting transactions over a network
A method of authorizing a commercial transaction between a customer and a provider of goods or services over a network, wherein the provider of goods or...
US-8,219,345 Methods of calibrating a clock using multiple clock periods with a single counter and related devices and methods
A method of calibrating a first clock signal using a second clock signal and a plurality of calibration periods may include generating incremented counter...
US-8,219,154 Power transmission device, power transmission method, program, power receiving device and power transfer system
There is provided a power transmission device including a communication part that performs communication with an external power transmission device that...
US-8,219,146 Audio-only user interface mobile phone pairing
Address book content information and an input command set are synchronized by an audio-only user interface mobile phone with a mobile device pairing server,...
US-8,219,071 Portable terminal, information recommendation method and program
An information acquisition section acquires application halfway information, user preference, updated date and time, real-timeness, usage frequency, usage...
US-8,219,029 Wireless communication device, program, method, and system for communicating operation instruction information
A wireless communication device includes: a generation portion that generates management information for forming a wireless network with wireless communication...
US-8,218,962 Image-capturing apparatus
An image-capturing apparatus includes an image-capturing optical system; a sensor unit having line sensors that receive light fluxes of an object, which have...
US-8,218,903 3D object scanning using video camera and TV monitor
A system creates three-dimensional computer models of physical objects by displaying illumination patterns on a display device to incidentally illuminate a...
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...
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