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US-8,172,656 Attribute-driven gameplay
Methods and systems for emotion-based game character manipulation are provided. Each character is associated with a table of quantified attributes including...
US-8,172,367 Liquid-ejecting method and liquid-ejecting apparatus
In a liquid-ejecting method for ejecting liquid contained in a liquid chamber from a nozzle as a liquid droplet group, the ejection amount of each liquid...
US-8,171,792 Inertia sensor and inertia detector device
A detector device includes a drive circuit for outputting a drive pulse signal for displacing the variable block, a detection pulse signal applying unit by...
US-8,171,664 Configurable computer display stand bearing signage with a user-selected one of multiple orientations to...
A display stand for a laptop computer has an L-shaped spine supporting the computer. A T-shaped upper advertising substrate holder can be slid into the vertical...
US-D659,153 Mobile phone with graphical user interface
US-D659,131 Mobile phone
US-D659,125 Earphone
US-D659,116 Headset
US-RE43,377 Data transfer apparatus and data transfer method
Disclosed herein is an apparatus along with a method for displaying a list of data to be transferred from one storage area to another in conjunction with a...
US-8,171,536 Method and apparatus for authenticating users in a network
Methods, apparatuses, and techniques for authenticating users of a network are described. Once a user has been authenticated on a first network, authentication...
US-8,171,507 Using network server to establish TV setting
TV settings such as brightness can be established by sending from a TV signals from an ambient light sensor to a network server, with the network server...
US-8,171,502 Methods, devices and computer program products for automatically installing device drivers from a peripheral...
One or more custom device drivers for a peripheral device may be installed from the peripheral device onto a host computer. Upon connecting the peripheral...
US-8,171,294 Additional-information detection processing apparatus and method, content playback processing apparatus and...
Information capable of tracing a content distribution route, such as a user ID of a content destination, a content ID, a content provider ID, and a service...
US-8,171,235 Atomic compare and swap using dedicated processor
An atomic compare and swap operation that can be implemented in processor system having first and second processors that have different sized memory transfer...
US-8,171,222 Memory access system, memory control apparatus, memory control method and program
A memory control apparatus disposed in a memory access system having a bus, a single storage unit with a bank structure and a bus arbitrating unit, includes: an...
US-8,171,213 Information processing apparatus and method, and program
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus, including: setting means for setting, a maximum transfer size; calculation means for subtracting a...
US-8,171,197 Main electronic device for communicating within a network and method for operating a main electronic device for...
The present invention relates to a main electronic device (1) for communicating within a network (7) comprising an interface (6) for enabling communication...
US-8,171,123 Network bandwidth detection and distribution
In a node configured to communicate with one or more other nodes over a network, available bandwidth for network traffic may be distributed among two or more...
US-8,170,963 Apparatus and method for processing information, recording medium and computer program
An information processing apparatus includes a target problem acquisition unit for acquiring a target problem, a generation unit for generating a plurality of...
US-8,170,794 Navigation units having multiple operation modes for outputting a current position or a stored position,...
A navigation unit includes a position mode module that is operable to place the navigation unit in a first mode in which the navigation unit provides for output...
US-8,170,782 Information processing system, information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program
An information processing apparatus and method is disclosed which navigation information conforming to the interest and the liking of a user can be produced...
US-8,170,702 Method for classifying audio data
A method for classifying audio data. For a given piece of audio data a location or position for the given audio data within a mood space is generated and...
US-8,170,603 Differentiated access to a data item store
A portable electronic device includes an interface unit for connection to a removable storage medium; at least one data item store; a group of application...
US-8,170,589 Mobile station and application server for providing a service to the mobile station and operation methods for...
A mobile station, application server and wireless communication system are disclosed to provide for improved service related information distribution. The...
US-8,170,486 Wireless headset with FM transmitter
A method and device are provided for relaying audio from a source audio device via a wireless headset. Audio signals are received from the source audio device...
US-8,170,378 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing apparatus that generates an output image according to interpolation performed by using an input image includes a pixel-value calculating...
US-8,170,375 Image processing apparatus and method for controlling the same
An image processing apparatus includes an input unit receiving an encoded image data stream; a decoding processor decoding the stream to obtain image data; a...
US-8,170,300 Biometric image pickup apparatus
A biometric image pickup apparatus with a simple configuration capable of reducing light amount variations in a picked-up image. The biometric image pickup...
US-8,170,296 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a face-image storage unit storing a face image of a predetermined face as a registered face image; a color storage unit...
US-8,170,269 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
The present invention provides an image processing apparatus which may include scene change detection means, object detection means, and determining means. The...
US-8,170,243 Audio output apparatus and vibrator
An audio output apparatus is provided. The audio output apparatus includes: a vibration member, a vibrator, a vibrator positioning unit, and a vibrator-depth...
US-8,170,232 Vehicle-mounted device
The present invention is equipped with a USB interface 7 for being connected to a portable music player that is an external device, a browser button 27, a...
US-8,170,222 Augmented reality enhanced audio
A device and method for providing augmented reality enhanced audio. The device is portable and may include a location processing module capable of receiving...
US-8,170,219 Size adjustable device and method
One or more embodiments may provide for a size adjustable earphone that may include a foldable sleeve attached to an earphone housing. A first end of the...
US-8,170,206 Enciphering apparatus and method, deciphering apparatus and method as well as information processing apparatus...
The invention provides an enciphering apparatus and method, a deciphering apparatus and method and an information processing apparatus and method by which...
US-8,170,186 Electronic device with motion controlled functions
An electronic device may be controlled with a remote control device. The remote control device may be moved in a first manner to cause the electronic device to...
US-8,170,170 Carrier synchronizing circuit and carrier synchronizing method
Disclosed herein is a carrier synchronizing circuit including at least frequency synchronizing means and phase synchronizing means. The phase synchronizing...
US-8,170,127 Receiver and method of receiving
A receiver detects and recovers data from Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols, which are transmitted as first and second versions to form a...
US-8,170,120 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus for encoding a baseband signal, the information processing apparatus includes: a data splitting block; an encoder; a control...
US-8,170,118 Information processing apparatus, information processing method and recording medium
Encoding parameters of picture and higher layers of importance to a number of applications, and encoding parameters of slice and lower layers of no importance...
US-8,170,100 Video-information encoding method and video-information decoding method
A video-information encoding apparatus and decoding apparatus with a guarantee of a fixed processing time. By limiting the amount of data to be input...
US-8,170,097 Extension to the AVC standard to support the encoding and storage of high resolution digital still pictures in...
A codec configured to operate in a sequential mode extends the current AVC standard in order to provide support for coding high resolution still image pictures...
US-8,170,092 Odd-even interleaving while changing the operating mode in a digital video broadcasting (DVB) standard
A data processing apparatus to map input data symbols to be communicated onto sub-carrier signals of Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM) symbols....
US-8,170,091 1K mode interleaver in a digital video broadcasting (DVB) standard
A data processor maps input symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of an Orthogonal Frequency Division Multiplexed (OFDM)...
US-8,170,090 Data processing apparatus and method using a 32K mode interleaver in a digital video broadcasting (DVB)...
A data processing apparatus maps input symbols to be communicated onto a predetermined number of sub-carrier signals of an Orthogonal Frequency Division...
US-8,170,003 Content recommendation system and method, and communication terminal device
A content recommendation system includes first and second communication devices which are connected to each other and in which content recommendation...
US-8,169,913 Communication-processing method on network-connected equipment and receiving apparatus
A communication-processing method performs communication processing on any network-connected equipment. The method includes the steps of sending an...
US-8,169,876 Optical information recording method, optical information reproducing method, optical information recording...
An optical information recording method of recording information three-dimensionally by irradiating a laser light beam onto a medium having a servo information...
US-8,169,818 Recording method for magnetic memory device
A recording method for a magnetic memory device that includes applying, when recording one piece of information, one or more main pulses and one or more...
US-8,169,719 Image capture lens and image capture apparatus
An image capture lens includes, in following order from an object side, a first lens made of glass which has a meniscus shape with a convex surface facing the...
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