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US-8,166,024 Information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium
An information processing apparatus includes: an extracting means for extracting a feature volume from a predetermined content; and a computing means for...
US-8,165,924 Virtual shopping center
In one embodiment, a method of controlling a virtual shopping center can include: receiving a user input at a query input engine; aggregating an output from the...
US-8,165,873 Speech analysis apparatus, speech analysis method and computer program
A speech analysis apparatus analyzing prosodic characteristics of speech information and outputting a prosodic discrimination result includes an input unit...
US-8,165,649 Torsion spring
The invention is about a sliding mechanism for a portable electronic device. Among others, the sliding mechanism comprises a first part with a guiding groove...
US-8,165,605 Automatic detection of personal networks
A method may include receiving information about a geographic position of each of a plurality of mobile terminals for a particular time. The method may further...
US-8,165,564 Emotional communication between portable equipments
The present invention relates to a possibility of communicating emotional information between a first and a second portable equipment. A first portable...
US-8,165,560 System and method for providing data to an emergency call center
Described are techniques for transmitting information from a calling device to an emergency call center upon the initiation of a call to the emergency call...
US-8,165,455 Data processing apparatus and data processing method, and computer program
Division editing of a movie stream file picked up for a recording application is executed while conforming to a predetermined standard format. When a stream...
US-8,165,454 Recording control apparatus, recording control method and recording apparatus integral with camera
The present invention efficiently executes a transfer process from a flash memory to an optical disc. A recording control apparatus includes a UDF file system...
US-8,165,409 Mobile device identification of media objects using audio and image recognition
A method obtains media on a device, provides identification of an object in the media via image/video recognition and audio recognition, and displays on the...
US-8,165,398 Method and device for handwriting detection
The invention relates to a method for handwriting detection using a handwriting tool (2) being arranged for communicating with a further device (2) and...
US-8,165,395 Automatic image color tone correction
A method of image color tone correction is disclosed, which may include the steps of (a) providing a reference image and one or more source images, wherein all...
US-8,165,387 Information processing apparatus and method, program, and recording medium for selecting data for learning
An information processing apparatus includes a statistical analysis processing device configured to perform statistical analysis processing, an acquisition...
US-8,165,314 Audio output apparatus and audio output method
An audio output apparatus includes a masking band determining unit configured to determine a first frequency band in which masking due to environmental sounds...
US-8,165,308 Arrangement and method for determining operational mode of a communication device
A wireless electronic arrangement configured to connect to an earphone arrangement may include a signal generator to generate an electric signal to be sent over...
US-8,165,306 Information retrieving method, information retrieving device, information storing method and information...
A sound characteristic parameter is obtained for an audio signal to be analyzed by analyzing the signal by means of a sound characteristic parameter analyzing...
US-8,165,302 Key table and authorization table management
In certain embodiments, a player device that receives and plays content stored on packaged media, the player device has a media reader that receives a packaged...
US-8,165,298 Quantum cryptography communication apparatus and communication terminal
In a quantum cryptography communication apparatus, a light pulse is generated by a light source and split into a signal light pulse and a reference light pulse...
US-8,165,295 Data transmission method
Encrypted auxiliary information data DYAE/DCAE including no inhibited codes is generated based on auxiliary information data DYA/DCA including no inhibited...
US-8,165,288 Cryptographic processing apparatus and cryptographic processing method, and computer program
In extended Feistel type common key block cipher processing, a configuration is realized in which an encryption function and a decryption function are commonly...
US-8,165,252 Signal processing device and method, and program
A signal processing device for detecting, from an input signal expressing data series, the data, including: a sampling clock generating unit for generating,...
US-8,165,205 Natural shaped regions for motion compensation
A method of irregular motion compensation includes using contours of objects in a reference image to tile the reference image into a plurality of irregular...
US-8,165,197 Method and apparatus for video upscaling
Upscaling video data for presentation on a relatively high resolution display device is described. Supplemental video data corresponding to video data is...
US-8,165,005 Optical recording method and optical recording apparatus
Disclosed is an optical recording method. The optical recording method includes irradiating an area where a recording mark is formed in a medium with a pulse...
US-8,164,992 Optical disc medium and data recording method and apparatus
An optical disc medium and corresponding optical recording method and optical recording apparatus. The optical disc medium comprises a substrate on which a...
US-8,164,990 Recording apparatus, recording method, recording program, recording/reproducing apparatus,...
To provide a recording/reproducing apparatus for recording at least content data and reproduction control information for controlling reproduction of the...
US-8,164,792 Printing device, printing method, and program
A printing device includes a controlling section that converts visible information, expressed using biaxial orthogonal coordinate data, into polar coordinate...
US-8,164,713 Liquid crystal display device and method for driving same
Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display device that includes a normally-black liquid crystal panel whose transmittance takes a minimum value when no...
US-8,164,681 Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device configured to capture an image regarding an object image; an object detector detecting a specific...
US-8,164,647 Image pickup apparatus and its light source estimating apparatus
A light source estimating apparatus for estimating a type of a light source used when an input image was picked up, the apparatus including: distribution...
US-8,164,643 Composition determining apparatus, composition determining method, and program
A composition determining apparatus includes a subject detecting unit configured to detect existence of one or more specific subjects in an image based on image...
US-8,164,638 Communication system and method thereof
The present invention makes it possible to process at high speed the foreground component image and the background component image of picked up images on a...
US-8,164,607 Printing apparatus and method
A printing apparatus is provided which uses, as a print head, a thermal head having heating elements arrayed in a line perpendicular to the traveling direction...
US-8,164,577 Input device, control method of input device, and program
Disclosed herein is an input device including, a target creating section a performing section, and a height information generating section wherein the target...
US-8,164,571 Slideable keyboard for an electronic equipment
An electronic equipment (1) comprising a casing (10) having a front surface (11); a display (20); a mechanical keypad (30); and a set (40) of navigation and...
US-8,164,566 Remote input device
An input device providing users with a pointing capability includes a sender portion and a receiver portion. The sender portion is adapted to be manipulated by...
US-8,164,467 Power saving mode for remote controller
A method, system and apparatus provide for enhanced power savings of a remote controller. Power savings are achieved by automatically entering a power saving...
US-8,164,455 Backscatter communication system with reflector for transmitting a modulated signal to a reader
The present invention provides a communication system of a backscatter type, the communication system including: a reflector for transmitting data by a...
US-8,164,253 Optically-functional film and method of manufacturing the same, display and method of manufacturing the same
There are provided an optically-functional film allowed to prevent peeling due to adhesion failure or deterioration due to moisture diffusion and a method of...
US-8,164,131 Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method of manufacturing the same
A nonvolatile semiconductor memory device includes: a first semiconductor region having first conductivity; a channel formation region in which a channel...
US-8,163,592 Method of manufacturing thin film transistor, thin film transistor, and display unit
A method of manufacturing a thin film transistor capable of simplifying the steps is provided. The method of manufacturing a thin film transistor includes the...
US-8,162,747 Game control method and apparatus for controlling resumption of game
A game control program is provided to improve user convenience of a game. A game control unit executes a game program, and records a history into a history...
US-8,162,128 Component mounting apparatus, mounting-component producing method, and conveyor apparatus
A component mounting apparatus includes: a load area to load a substrate; an unload area to unload the substrate; a main area interposed between the load and...
US-8,161,827 Torque measuring apparatus and actuator drive control system
A torque measuring apparatus includes: a flexure element that is attached between an output shaft of an actuator or a speed reducer as a torque measurement...
US-D658,260 Controller triggering device
US-D658,185 Memory card adapter
US-D658,175 Display device
US-D658,171 Computer
US-D658,150 Portable recorder
US-RE43,323 Transmission of random access bursts with at least one message part
The present invention proposes communication devices (1, 6) and a method for transmitting and receiving random access bursts in a random access channel of a...
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