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Light emitting device, area light source apparatus and image display
Disclosed herein is a light emitting device, including: a light emitting diode; an sealing resin member having an arrangement face and configured to seal the...
Disclosed herein is an AD converter, including, a reference voltage generator, a plurality of amplifiers, a plurality of averaging resistance elements, and a...
Touchless control of a control device
A method and a system are provided for controlling a controller without physically touching the controller. A hand or other object interacts with a field...
Electronic apparatus, remote controller and remote control system
An electronic apparatus is remotely controlled based on a remote control signal transmitted from a remote controller using radio wave. The electronic apparatus...
Switch and recording medium
A switch has a detection portion that contains a magnetic-field-sensing element and an attraction member. The attraction member generates a magnetically...
High-speed low-voltage differential signaling system
A system and a method for communicating data at a rate exceeding about a gigabit per second is described. The system may include circuitry and a ...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor device, including: a first semiconductor region of a first conductivity type; a second semiconductor region having pairs of...
Method of manufacturing display device and display device
A method of manufacturing a display device including the steps of: forming drive elements on a substrate; forming a planarization film in a position...
Playback apparatus and display method
A playback apparatus is able to present song categories to the user that are suited to the current environmental noise. An audio pickup picks up noise data of...
Optical recording medium and method of manufacturing the same
Recording and reproducing characteristics and data saving reliability are secured in a write-once two-layer recording medium. A second recording layer from a...
Transfer method of adhesive film
A method for transferring an adhesive film, which contains: conveying the adhesive film to an area between the heating part and the adherend; pressurizing the...
Portable electronic device
A portable electronic device (100) has a long sideways housing (10) whose both ends are held by the hands of a user and an LCD fitted in the surface of the...
Control device and control method
A technology for expressing object movements with higher levels of realism is provided. A control part 30 arranged in a game apparatus 10 includes an input part...
Spring connector and terminal device
A spring connector includes an inner conductor and an outer conductor. The inner conductor is formed of a conductive material, and has a small-diameter portion,...
Light emitting device, surface light source device, and image display
A light emitting device includes a plurality of light emitting diodes, a plurality of sealing resins, and a lens body formed in substantially a shape of a flat...
User identification and prioritization using Bluetooth
In certain implementations, a method of automatically changing an attribute defining operation of a television system involves determining that a plurality of...
Bi-directional remote control unit and method of using the same
A bi-directional communications link between a television set and a remote control unit assists a viewer in controlling the entertainment system. The television...
Information providing apparatus and method, display controlling apparatus
and method, information providing...
The invention provides an information providing apparatus and method by which the amount of data to be transmitted when data of a program table composed of...
Information transmitting method and television broadcast receiver
The address information for reading the detailed information of a computer server which provides the detailed information of distribution information displayed...
Automatic generation of TV history list that stacks TV channels and other
A television system presents the user with a list of recently viewed objects as a History list that meets one of a set of History list criteria. The History...
Graphical user interface, display control device, display method, and
There is provided a graphical user interface that is displayed within one screen of a display device. The graphical user interface includes a matrix-shaped...
Decoding method and decoding apparatus as well as program
A decoding method for sorting received words in the order of the magnitude of the reliability of the received words, performing belief propagation using a...
Dedicated power supply apparatus, terminal, power supply system, and power
Disclosed is an electronic device including a rechargeable battery, a connector, a controller, an operation unit, a storage unit, and a playback unit. The...
Memory control device and information processing apparatus
An information processing apparatus includes a memory configured such that structural data areas holding therein structural data, each being constituted by a...
Content data communication system, content data recording/reproducing
device, data communication method and program
A content data communication system comprises a content data recording/reproducing device and an information processing device. The content data...
Distributing processing apparatus, method, and system
An information processing apparatus for performing, in response to a user's operation, reliable and effective distributed processing among a plurality of...
Contents reordering in a contents reproduction apparatus
The present invention provides a contents reproduction apparatus which includes a file identifier generation unit that generates file identifiers that uniquely...
System and method for processor cycle accounting and valuation
A system monitors the operations of a programmable processor to determine how much of its time is spent performing a certain task. An estimate of the value of...
Navigation apparatus and navigation processing method
A navigation apparatus includes: a section that calculates, in accordance with a predetermined calculation method, a current speed of a mobile object at...
Playback system, apparatus, and method, information processing apparatus
and method, and program therefor
A playback instruction data generator determines, for each type of exceptional and special playback, a portion of target content with specific details to be...
Information presentation apparatus, information presentation method,
imaging apparatus, and computer program
A method of presenting information, capable of displaying an image including one or more objects being in the vicinity of the ground, the method including the...
Registration apparatus, registration method and program
A registration apparatus includes: a calculation section that calculates a positional difference between a part of a physical trait on a first image that is...
Information processing apparatus, method, and program
An information processing apparatus that compares an input image with a model image to identify the subject of the input image with the subject of the model...
Image processing apparatus, method, storage medium, and program
A motion-vector detector determines the centroid of pixels on a reference frame that is identified with position information set in a database and associated...
Image processing method, image processing method program, recording medium
recording image processing method...
A method of processing a plurality of still images. The method includes the steps of: detecting an object photographed for each of the still images; arranging...
Registration apparatus, verification apparatus, registration method,
verification method and program
A registration apparatus includes: display control means for controlling display means to display a body part reflected on an image pickup surface and where the...
Video processing apparatus
A video processing apparatus includes: face-area detection means for detecting a face area included in a frame forming video data; trace-generation means for...
Feature point reduction for blood vessel biometric system
To suitably reduce data amount. For example, feature points from a branch point or an end point to the next branch point or an end point in a blood vessel line...
Method, apparatus and system for use in distributed and parallel
The present embodiments advantageously provide methods and systems for use in decrypting content, and in some preferred embodiments expanding a security...
Slice mask and moat pattern partial encryption
A selective encryption encoder consistent with certain embodiments of the invention has vertical and/or horizontal stripes encrypted. In one embodiment, packets...
DCT/Q/IQ/IDCT bypass algorithm in MPEG to AVC/H.264 transcoding
In one embodiment, a first DCT block of coefficients is received from a transcoding process. The DCT block is of a first size, such as an 8.times.8 size, and in...
Radio transmission apparatus, radio reception apparatus, transceiver, and
radio communication method
A radio transmission apparatus that uses a plurality of band groups and that transmits a signal subjected to frequency hopping between a plurality of bands in...
Semiconductor light emitting device
A semiconductor light emitting device includes a first-conductivity-type first multilayer film reflecting mirror, and a second-conductivity-type second...
Wireless transmission device, wireless transmission method, wireless
communication system, and program
A wireless transmission device according to the present invention includes a packet transmission portion, a Block ACK receiving portion, a retransmission...
Adaptively selecting signal constellations for multi-carrier edge
The wireless communication device and corresponding method described herein selectively switches between a single-frequency mode, such as appropriate for an...
Object lens, optical pickup, and optical disc device
An optical pickup includes: a first emitting unit to emit an optical beam of a first wavelength; a second emitting unit to emit an optical beam of a second...