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Objective lens, optical pickup and optical disk apparatus
A plastic objective lens is configured to collect a light beam with at least a wavelength .lamda. on a recording layer of an optical disk and is used in an...
Optical pickup and disc drive apparatus
An objective-lens driving device includes a fixed block fixed to a moving base, a movable block having a lens holder configured to hold objective lenses,...
Cross-point semiconductor memory device and method of manufacturing the
A cross-point semiconductor memory device includes: a plurality of first wirings extending in a first direction; a plurality of second wirings positioned on a...
Image pickup apparatus
In one example embodiment, an authentication apparatus determines whether to emit an imaging light to a target of authentication based on a detected position of...
Liquid crystal display device and manufacturing method thereof
A liquid crystal display includes an interlayer resin film covering a surface of the display area including thin film transistors, first electrodes formed of...
Liquid crystal display with slitted pixel electrodes to orient liquid
A liquid crystal display has a driving substrate on which transparent pixel electrodes are formed; a counter substrate on which a counter electrode is formed;...
Image display device and method of controlling the same
An image display device may have a display portion, a signal-processing portion, a power supply portion that supplies power to the display portion and the...
Content reproducing system and content reproducing method
A content reproducing system having a first device and a second device connected to each other through a transmission path for transmitting content data is...
LED flash control
An image recording apparatus with a solid state light emitting device is provided that controls one or more exposure settings for an image recording in low...
Signal processing device for solid-state imaging device, imaging apparatus
having the signal processing device,...
A signal processing device for a solid-state imaging device correcting inter-pixel color mixing in the solid-state imaging device in which color filters having...
Image processing apparatus, flicker reduction method, imaging apparatus,
and flicker reduction program
An image processing apparatus includes: an integrating unit integrating an input image signal over a time interval equal to one horizontal period or longer; a...
Image processing apparatus, imaging apparatus, method and program
An image processing apparatus includes a tone conversion section configured to execute luminance tone compression on an entered image by use of a predetermined...
Image capturing apparatus, for determining a subject scene included in a
captured image, method for controlling...
An image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit configured to capture an image of a subject and generate a captured image of the subject, a...
Image capturing method, control method therefor, and program
An image capturing apparatus includes an image capturing unit that captures an image of a subject and generates a captured image; a determination-information...
Image pickup apparatus and time correction method
An image pickup apparatus that records a picked-up image and time information indicating when the picked-up image was picked up includes a unit that obtains...
Application of selective regions of a normal map based on joint position
in a three-dimensional model
A method. for use in animation includes the steps of establishing a model having a plurality of joints, exposing a region of a first normal map based on a...
Rule-based procedural terrain generation
Disclosed are systems and methods for rule-based procedural generation of terrain in real time for a virtual world. Using the terrain editor tool, the terrain...
Map display system, map data processing apparatus, map display apparatus,
and map display method
Map display systems, map data processing apparatuses, map display apparatuses, and map display methods for general navigation systems are provided. A map data...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method,
information processing system and information...
An information processing apparatus includes: a key operation section that has one or more operation keys arranged planarly, and outputs a key operation output...
Provided is an electro-optical device including: pixel electrodes provided in intersections of gate lines and data lines; counter electrodes provided to face...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An image processing apparatus including a frame doubling processing part for generating a doubled image signal, a false impulse drive processing part for...
Operating device and game controller
A novel game controller is provided. The game controller includes: a lower operation button supported by a rotation shaft so as to be capable of a rotating...
Light-emitting display with auxiliary wiring section and method of
manufacturing the same
A light-emitting display capable of maintaining low power consumption and improving display quality irrespective of the configuration of an auxiliary wiring is...
Solid-state imaging device with channel stop region with multiple impurity
regions in depth direction and...
Channel stop sections formed by multiple times of impurity ion implanting processes. Four-layer impurity regions are formed across the depth of a semiconductor...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method of the same
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor device including: a first conductivity type semiconductor base body; a first conductivity type pillar region; second...
Solid state imaging device
A solid state imaging device in which .gamma. characteristic is obtained and enlargement of dynamic range is provided. The solid state imaging device includes a...
Organic semiconductor material, organic semiconductor thin film and
organic semiconductor device
An organic semiconductor material is provided. The organic semiconductor material includes a polyacene derivative expressed by the following general formula...
Memory element and display device
Disclosed herein is a memory element, including a parallel combination of a thin film transistor; and a resistance change element, the thin film transistor...
Solid-state image pickup device including a common phase feedback circuit,
a method of driving the same, a...
A solid-state image pickup device including: a pixel array portion; a differential circuit; a reset voltage supplying section; and a common phase feedback circuit.
Solid-state imaging device, method of producing the same, and imaging
A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor substrate including a pixel portion having a photoelectric conversion portion and a peripheral circuit...
Solid state imaging device with mode selection, method of driving solid
state imaging device, and image pickup...
A solid-state imaging device which includes a pixel unit, a plurality of pixels in the pixel unit which are two dimensionally arranged in rows and columns and...
Mashup data file, mashup apparatus, and content creation method
There are provided recording means for recording first data (12A) or (12B) used for dividing each of a first piece of content and a second piece of content into...
Mounting method using thermocompression head
A mounting method is provided using a thermocompression head which can mount an electric component in a short time with high connection reliability. The method...
Image-linked sound output method and device
A player can be notified both visually and aurally that his/her action is recognized. A velocity vector-calculating unit calculates a velocity vector of the...
Information processing apparatus, information processing method,
information processing system, and storage medium
An image and motion corresponding to the image are presented in response to a request issued by an user. The user transmits image data from a terminal to a...
Optical shaping apparatus and shaping base
An optical shaping apparatus includes a light transmissive member, a shaping base, and a movement mechanism. The light transmissive member includes a regulation...
This invention provides an antenna apparatus (60) for use in a non-contact type IC card into and from which data can be written and read by electronic...
Method for manufacturing multilayer wiring board
A process for manufacturing a multilayer wiring board including the steps of forming an insulating layer on a base provided with a bump for interlayer...
Holder for remote controller
Data processing system, information processing apparatus, data processing
method, and computer program
In an environment in which various usable information processing device exist in the neighborhood of a user, it is possible to a detect, from a main terminal...
Information playing/reproducing apparatus and method
A block key to encrypt block data is generated using an ATS (arrival time stamp) appended to each of TS (transport stream) packets included in a transport...
Disk transfer mechanism, and disk drive device
A recording medium drive device includes: a holding unit configured to hold a recording medium inserted from a slot; a link mechanism including a plurality of...
Method of designing semiconductor integrated circuit, apparatus for
designing semiconductor integrated circuit,...
A method of designing a semiconductor integrated circuit includes a cell arranging and wiring step of arranging and wiring cells for creating a physical layout,...
Playback apparatus, menu display method, and recording medium recording
program implementing menu display method
A playback apparatus includes a menu screen display unit for displaying a content menu screen, an input unit for detecting a user's input operation to detect a...
Information processing apparatus and method
The present invention relates to information processing apparatuses. A content to be checked out is stored in an automatic-checking-out-destination storage...
Data recording for a hard drive in response to commands
A data recording apparatus that writes data on/reads data from a hard disk drive in response to a data-write/read command received from an upper control device...
System, apparatus, and program for distributing incidental content
In response to a request, one of primary content data as a copyrighted work and incidental content data is received from a server. With a music editing and...
Information search system, information processing apparatus and method,
and information search apparatus and method
The present invention relates to an information search system, an information processing apparatus and method, and information search apparatus and method. A PC...
Digital recording and playback system with voice recognition capability
for concurrent text generation
A recording and playback system is provided. The system includes an audio capturing device configured to receive an analog input and an encoder coupled to the...
Wireless communication system, wireless communication device, wireless
communication method and program
A wireless communication method implemented by a wireless communication device includes performing a non-contact communication with an other wireless...