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US-8,119,215 Optical recording medium and method for manufacturing the same
A write-once type optical recording medium 10 has an inorganic recording film 2. The inorganic recording film 2 has an oxide film 2a containing an oxide of...
US-8,119,043 Method of making master for manufacturing optical disc and method of manufacturing optical disc
The method of the present invention includes: an exposing process in which an inorganic resist layer 101 formed on a substrate 100 is irradiated with recording...
US-8,118,671 Image display apparatus, image display method, and image display system
An image display apparatus which realizes a new visual effect is provided. According to a game apparatus 10 of the present invention, images from the viewpoints...
US-8,118,469 Surface illuminating device and image display apparatus
A surface illuminating device is provided and includes a plurality of linear light sources, a light-transmissive optical sheet including a ...
US-8,118,398 Disc recording and/or reproducing apparatus and mist adsorbing method of the disc recording and/or reproducing...
A disc recording and/or reproducing apparatus includes a disc mounting unit to which a disc recording medium is removably mounted, the disc mounting unit...
US-8,118,376 Display rack
A display rack, on which a display apparatus is mounted, is provided. The display rack includes an amplifier, a top board portion, a transparent top board...
US-8,117,570 Integrated circuit design phase technique with virtual power switch
An integrated circuit design system able to generate circuit data enabling a clear grasp of power switch cells and circuit cells whose power is cut off without...
US-8,117,528 Information handling
An information handling apparatus, in which metadata is generated in respect of a current information item by reference to an ensemble of information items...
US-8,117,476 Information processing apparatus, startup method and computer program
An information processing apparatus pausing in one of pause states may include a suspension state and a hibernation state, includes a storage control unit for...
US-8,117,463 Information device, information server, information processing system, information processing program method,...
An information device includes a unit that stores an encrypted content whose use requires a license. The information device also includes a unit that stores the...
US-8,117,345 Signal processing device and method, program, and signal processing system
A signal processing device is a predetermined signal processing device among signal processing devices which perform signal processing on an input signal that...
US-8,117,212 Information processing apparatus and method, program and recording medium
Herein disclosed an information processing apparatus for providing a service of introducing, from a predetermined item which is to make a reference, associated...
US-8,117,211 Information processing device and method, and program
The present invention relates to an information processing device, an information processing method, and a computer-readable storage medium storing a program...
US-8,117,128 Content usage management system method, and program providing medium therefor
When the encrypted content is provided from a service provider to a user device, a usage log including information of the content usage fee is created in the...
US-8,116,768 Automatic selection of a background image for a display on a mobile telephone
A method for providing a background image on a display of a mobile telephone, whereby the data of one or more background images are stored in at least one...
US-8,116,680 Near field communication search for mobile communication devices
A method and apparatus are disclosed for aiding shoppers. A shopper enters a product search query into a hand-held device and, via Near-Field Communication...
US-8,116,679 WLAN connection facilitated via near field communication
A near field communication (NFC) device is utilized in a mobile communications device to facilitate sensing the presence of and connecting to a wireless local...
US-8,116,615 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program storage medium, and program
An information processing apparatus, an information processing method, a program storage medium, and a program for permitting the selection of a recording...
US-8,116,594 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes: a detecting unit configured to detect a motion vector from an input image signal acting as the image signal for each of...
US-8,116,593 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program for determining a zoom area for a displayed...
An image processing apparatus includes display means for displaying a zoom image resulting from enlargement of a certain area in an original image to a zoom...
US-8,116,577 Encoding method, encoding device, encoding process program, and recording medium on which encoding process...
The present invention is applicable to video cameras, for example. The present invention encodes input image data D1 on the basis of a true predicted code...
US-8,116,563 Image processing device and method, recording medium, and program
An image processing device for processing image data includes: a gray level transforming processing unit which receives input, of image data, performs gray...
US-8,116,537 Image recording device, player device, imaging device, player system, method of recording image, and computer...
An imaging device detects a face of a subject from an image in response to inputting of the image containing the subject, and generates face data related to the...
US-8,116,536 Face detection device, imaging apparatus, and face detection method
A face detection device for detecting the face of a person in an input image may include the following elements: a face detection circuit including a hardware...
US-8,116,507 Electronic apparatus
An electronic apparatus includes an electronic-apparatus housing provided with a sound release hole, a speaker unit housed in the electronic-apparatus housing...
US-8,116,505 Speaker apparatus and display apparatus with speaker
A speaker apparatus arranged in a predetermined casing includes a speaker unit disposed at a predetermined position in the casing, a speaker grill section...
US-8,116,484 Sound output device, control method for sound output device, and information storage medium
To provide a sound output device capable of preferably outputting, while utilizing control data created based on an assumption that sound data will be output...
US-8,116,476 Audio signal receiving apparatus, audio signal receiving method and audio signal transmission system
An audio signal receiving apparatus includes a sound source information receiving portion to receive sound source information containing sound source type...
US-8,116,465 Measuring apparatus and method, and recording medium
A sound measuring apparatus includes an impulse response obtaining section obtaining an impulse response, a positive transform section performing a positive...
US-8,116,343 Method of driving a laser diode
An ultrashort pulse/ultra-high power laser diode with a simple structure and configuration. The laser diode can be driven by a pulse current which is 10 or more...
US-8,116,336 Distributed IP address assignment protocol for a multi-hop wireless home mesh network with collision detection
An apparatus and method for a multi-tier wireless home mesh network is described. The method may include formation of a wireless home networking environment...
US-8,116,296 Communication system, a communication method, and a communication apparatus for carrying out data communication...
A communication system for carrying out data communication among a plurality of communication stations is disclosed in which a first communication station for...
US-8,116,251 Mobile phone, communication terminal, phone call method and phone call program
A mobile phone connected to a telephone network which uses a telecommunication line by way of a communication terminal including: a wireless communication unit;...
US-8,116,217 Wireless communication apparatus, method and program storage medium
A wireless communication apparatus having a wireless communication function capable of using a plurality of transmission rates. The wireless communication...
US-8,116,194 Optical information recording method, optical information recording medium, optical information reproducing...
The invention is able to enhance a recording speed. In the invention, a recording mark (RM) composed of a cavity is formed by vaporizing a two-photon absorbing...
US-8,116,188 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...
US-8,116,177 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,...
US-8,116,113 Cross-point semiconductor memory device and method of manufacturing the same
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...
US-8,115,911 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...
US-8,115,882 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...
US-8,115,879 Liquid crystal display with slitted pixel electrodes to orient liquid crystal material
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;...
US-8,115,875 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...
US-8,115,870 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...
US-8,115,860 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...
US-8,115,838 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...
US-8,115,828 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...
US-8,115,826 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...
US-8,115,822 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...
US-8,115,816 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...
US-8,115,815 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...
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