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US-8,161,566 Transmission/reception system, recording apparatus and method, providing apparatus and method, and program
A transmission/reception system includes a providing apparatus and a recording apparatus. The providing apparatus has a generating section which generates...
US-8,161,508 Image content and advertisement data providing method, system, and apparatus
To provide an image content providing method capable of promoting advertisement effect by dynamically inserting an advertisement image to a distributed image...
US-8,161,276 Demodulator device and method of operating the same
A demodulator device and a method of operating the demodulator device where the demodulator device runs a loaded operating system and operates a communication...
US-8,161,218 Network adapter, method, and computer program product
A network adapter for plugging into a host computer is provided. The network adapter may include an internal memory and connection means for connecting the host...
US-8,161,161 Information processing method and information processing apparatus
A certain process included in a first execution space requests a local resource manager to allocate a resource. The local resource manager obtains the...
US-8,161,129 Communication system, network system, information controller and terminal equipment
Information of a terminal equipment used by a user among the pieces of terminal equipment connected to a network is registered in prescribed registering means...
US-8,161,094 System and method for notification within decentralized network
Methods are provided for event notification in a decentralized peer-to-peer (P2P) network. Each node within the P2P network can publish a subscription object...
US-8,161,086 Recording device, recording method, computer program, and recording medium
There is provided a recording device for generating and coding metadata, the recording device including a metadata describing part for describing the metadata;...
US-8,161,021 Recording apparatus, reproduction apparatus, and file management method
A recording apparatus, a reproduction apparatus, and a file management method are disclosed wherein the operability in management of a large number of files...
US-8,160,987 Estimating device and method, and program
An estimating device includes: a predictive computing unit configured to estimate, based on an evaluation matrix made up of an evaluation value indicating an...
US-8,160,744 Contact shape computing apparatus and method, and computer program therefor
A contact shape computing apparatus for detecting contact between a plurality of three-dimensional solid models and computing a contact shape between two solid...
US-8,160,724 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, recording medium and program
An information processing apparatus which is capable of executing applications includes first control means for controlling a system of the information...
US-8,160,654 Power reception control device, power reception device, and electronic instrument
A power reception device utilizing non-contact power transmission causes a PMOS transistor as a switch circuit to be turned ON when a secondary battery is in a...
US-8,160,505 Wireless communication apparatus, program, wireless communication method and wireless communication system
A wireless communication apparatus includes a transmitting portion to transmit a data signal to other wireless communication apparatus, a receiving portion to...
US-8,160,431 Image reproduction system and device, image capture device, and information processing device
An image reproduction system configured by an image reproduction device that can accumulate a still image or a moving image for reproduction, and an information...
US-8,160,430 Recording apparatus and recording method
A recording apparatus includes a screen information generation unit and a recording control unit. When again generating screen information of a recording medium...
US-8,160,422 Data recording device, data recording method, data processing device, data processing method, program, program...
To effectively reproduce video depending on the performance of a reproducing apparatus. A controller 446 determines whether or not an entry of video is a...
US-8,160,418 Methods for content redistribution within networked recording devices
Systems and methods are described for personal video recorders (PVRs) and other devices configured for recording and playing back media content from a data...
US-8,160,370 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes: an image pyramid forming section configured to form an image pyramid by hierarchically creating layered image data...
US-8,160,366 Object recognition device, object recognition method, program for object recognition method, and recording...
An object recognition device includes: a model image processing unit having a feature point set decision unit setting a feature point set in a model image, and...
US-8,160,302 Image processing apparatus and method for estimating orientation
Method of estimating orientation of objects disposed on a plane from video images of a scene taken by a video camera. Includes receiving for each object, object...
US-8,160,299 Image processing apparatus
An image processing apparatus includes a moving image file storage unit operable to store a moving image file; an area selection receiving unit operable to...
US-8,160,288 In-ear earphone with cushioning member
An in-ear canal earphone includes a torus-shaped cushioning member defining an aperture therethrough. An audio housing is connected to the cushioning member...
US-8,160,277 Method for outputting audio signals and audio decoder
Method for outputting an audio signal to an audio output, comprising outputting a first audio signal to said audio output; providing a second audio signal;...
US-8,160,269 Methods and apparatuses for adjusting a listening area for capturing sounds
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses adjust a listening area of a microphone includes detecting an initial listening zone; capture a captured sound...
US-8,160,267 Car audio equipment
In order to enable a driver to obtain traffic jam information or to listen to a navigation guidance voice from a car navigation system without interrupting the...
US-8,160,265 Method and apparatus for enhancing the generation of three-dimensional sound in headphone devices
A headphone device includes a first and a second ear piece coupled to an assembly, wherein the assembly facilitates the placement of the first and second ear...
US-8,160,259 Audio signal processing apparatus, audio signal processing method, and program
An audio signal processing apparatus includes a localization direction detector that detects localization directions of two-channel input audio signals, a...
US-8,160,239 Echo canceller and speech processing apparatus
An echo canceller used for hands-free communication systems in which hands-free communication is performed by using a speaker and a microphone is disclosed. The...
US-8,160,162 Method for transmitting a signal via a power line network, transmitter, receiver, power line communication...
A method for transmitting signals over a power line network, wherein within the power line network at least one transmitter and at least one receiver...
US-8,160,155 Apparatus for encoding and decoding header data in picture signal transmission
A picture decoding method and apparatus for decoding a bit stream, the bit stream being compatible with MPEG 1 moving picture video standard. The method...
US-8,160,151 Motion vector detection apparatus, motion vector processing method and program
A motion vector detection apparatus includes: a base luminance value production section configured to produce a base luminance value of the base block; an...
US-8,160,141 Advanced video coded pictures--reduced cost computation of an intra mode decision in the frequency domain
A method of intra mode prediction uses a block of pixels and their horizontal H.sub.pos and vertical V.sub.pos pixel positions and adjacent horizontal and...
US-8,160,135 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-8,160,134 Encoding system and method, decoding system and method, multiplexing apparatus and method, and display system...
The present invention relates to an encoding system for encoding input video data and a multiplexing system for multiplexing a plurality of encoded streams....
US-8,160,129 Image pickup apparatus and image distributing method
An image pickup apparatus capable of distributing a picked up image through a network is provided. The image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup unit...
US-8,160,082 Data distribution by proxy
A communication device communicates with an originating device during an originating session and receives originating data from the originating device over a...
US-8,159,990 Wireless audio data distribution using broadcast and bidirectional communication channels
Embodiments include a method of communicating an audio stream from an audio source terminal to a plurality of speaker terminals. A broadcast channel is...
US-8,159,924 Optical disc device and media type determination method
A device includes: an objective lens that serves as a lens having a first numerical aperture when a first optical beam corresponding to a first optical disc...
US-8,159,918 Reproduction signal evaluation method, reproduction signal evaluation unit, and optical disk device adopting...
A reproduction signal evaluation method evaluates the quality of a reproduction signal reproduced from an information recording medium based on a binary signal...
US-8,159,914 Information-recording system including error detection and a data recording position adjustment unit and...
[Object] To Reduce Read Errors. [Solving Means] Where new data recording is started from LRA (old) and a record error is detected, at position P0, an extent is...
US-8,159,911 Recording device, recording method, disc manufacturing method and optical disc recording medium
An optical disc recording medium is irradiated with laser light having a predetermined laser power to deform an irradiated portion of a substrate into a...
US-8,159,909 Optical head, optical drive apparatus, and method for generating tracking error signal
An optical head that includes a laser light source, an optical system that applies 0-order diffracted light, +1-order diffracted light, and -1-order diffracted...
US-8,159,865 Information storage element and method of writing/reading information into/from information storage element
In a method of writing information into and reading information from an information storage element which includes a strip-shaped ferromagnetic material layer,...
US-8,159,766 Data processing system having data reproduction independent of data processing
An information-processing apparatus includes a processing unit that compresses inputted data to produce compressed data of a first compressed format. The...
US-8,159,756 Variable focal length lens system image pick up apparatus
A vari-focal length lens system includes a first lens group having a positive refractive power, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third...
US-8,159,754 Optical device, electronic apparatus, and method of manufacturing optical device
Disclosed herein is an optical device including: a light-transmitting first main body which constitutes a part on a light incidence side; a light-transmitting...
US-8,159,611 Television receiver for electromagnetic wave type remote control
The resent invention provides a television receiver including: a radio frequency section for an electromagnetic wave type remote control, the radio frequency...
US-8,159,607 Video signal display system, video signal reproducing apparatus, and video signal display method
A video signal display system includes: a reproducing apparatus including a decoder that decodes input video data to produce a video signal, an IP converter...
US-8,159,596 Infrared-absorbing filter with multilayer film in imaging optical system
An optical element includes: a base material formed of a film-like resin material that has an infrared absorbing effect; and a multilayered film that adjusts...
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