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US-8,139,883 System and method for image and video encoding artifacts reduction and quality improvement
Reducing artifacts and improving quality for image and video encoding is performed in one pass to preserve natural edge smoothness and sharpness. To reduce...
US-8,139,825 Authentication apparatus and authentication method
An authentication apparatus includes: a first determination section that determines whether a condition for determining that there is a possibility of an...
US-8,139,793 Methods and apparatus for capturing audio signals based on a visual image
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect an initial listening zone wherein the initial listening zone represents an initial area monitored for...
US-8,139,788 Apparatus and method for separating audio signals
An audio signal separation apparatus for separating observation signals in the time domain of a mixture of a plurality of signals including audio signals into...
US-8,139,776 Wireless receiving apparatus and electronic appliance
A wireless receiving apparatus that includes a connector including a plurality of terminals. A predetermined terminal is assigned as an identification terminal...
US-8,139,664 Reception apparatus, reception method and program
Disclosed herein is a reception apparatus, including, an orthogonal frequency division multiplexing signal reception section, a first filter section, a...
US-8,139,655 System and method for effectively transferring electronic information
An architecture for electronically transferring information includes a transmitter with an encoder that performs a parity encoding procedure. The encoder...
US-8,139,648 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
A basic pattern generating unit 81 generates a film grain basic pattern 86 in which the histogram of random noise is substantially the same as the film grain...
US-8,139,636 Method and apparatus for coding image information, method and apparatus for decoding image information, method...
An image information decoding method for decoding compressed image information in an image decoding apparatus, which has been coded via a process including...
US-8,139,633 Multi-codec camera system and image acquisition program
A multi-codec camera system includes a multi-codec camera that acquires video in the form of multiple compression-rate image data and a determination module...
US-8,139,516 Wireless communication terminal, wireless communication system, communication management method and computer...
A wireless communication terminal, which forms a wireless network with a plurality of other wireless communication terminals, includes a detection portion to...
US-8,139,463 Objective lens, optical pickup, and optical disc apparatus
Provided is an objective lens for selectively focusing each of light beams having three wavelengths .lamda.1, .lamda.2, and .lamda.3 on a signal recording...
US-8,139,171 Audio/display device
There is provided an audio/display apparatus including an audio unit (2) including speaker units (13L, 13R) that reproduce and output audio information, a...
US-8,139,167 Projection display apparatus which enables a selected image inverting process to be performed to facilitate...
The present invention provides a projection display apparatus realizing improved operability at the time of registration adjustment irrespective of a use...
US-8,139,164 Using A/V device to send controlled device communication-related parameters to program remote control
An A/V device such as a TV presents a series of GUIs that a user can navigate through using a programmable bidirectional remote control to select a type of...
US-8,139,162 Rapid television channel scan using frequency plans to identify channels
In accord with embodiments and implementations consistent with the present invention, rather than perform a full scan of every frequency to find a channel, the...
US-8,139,152 Image processing apparatus, image processing method and program
An apparatus for processing an image includes a motion vector detector, a motion-blurring-mitigated image generator, and a spatial resolution creation unit. The...
US-8,139,119 Video still camera
A digital still camera has a cylindrical image pick up portion with a lens, a strobe unit, and a display. The image pick up unit is cylindrical and is rotatably...
US-8,139,094 Thermal head and thermal printer
A thermal head which forms an image on a recording medium by pressing a protruding portion on which heating elements are arranged on the recording medium while...
US-8,139,083 Custom image frames
A method includes retrieving an image stored on a device, creating a mask in a portion of the image, and creating a custom image frame from the image and the mask.
US-8,139,079 Color gamut component analysis apparatus, method of analyzing color gamut component, and color gamut component...
A color gamut component analysis apparatus having a histogram processing unit that performs histogram processing on color components in a video signal; a color...
US-8,139,051 Driver and driving method, and display device
The present invention provides a driver, including: data lines disposed in parallel with each other; gate lines disposed in parallel with each other and at...
US-8,139,042 Input device and display device with input function
An input device which includes a light-transmissive touch panel, a phase difference plate disposed on the opposite side to an input operation surface of the...
US-8,139,015 Amplification circuit, driver circuit for display, and display
An amplification circuit includes: an amplifier apparatus configured to amplify an input signal and outputting the amplified signal from an output terminal; and...
US-8,139,004 Display device and electronic apparatus
A display device includes a drive section and a pixel array section including power lines, scanning lines, signal lines, and pixels in a matrix. Each pixel...
US-8,139,003 Display device, video signal processing method, and program
There is provided a display device provided with a display portion, in which pixels having a light-emitting element for self-light-emitting, and a pixel circuit...
US-8,138,999 Display device and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a display device including a pixel array part configured to include scan lines disposed along rows, signal lines disposed along columns, and...
US-8,138,895 Force/tactile feedback device
A force/tactile feedback device feeding back a force sense to a fingertip of an operator includes a fingerstall to which the fingertip of the operator is...
US-8,138,663 Light emitting device and method of manufacturing the same
The present invention provides a light emitting device solving weakness caused by bonding between first and second light emitting elements and a method of...
US-8,138,466 Video signal processing apparatus and method with infrared component remover
A video signal processing apparatus includes an image sensor and an infrared component remover. The image sensor receives light through a color filter, the...
US-8,138,421 Flat cable
A flexible flat cable capable of having good flexibility and good bending strength while reducing a thickness thereof without damaging a good electrical...
US-8,138,065 Solid-state imaging device and method for manufacturing the same
A solid-state imaging device having a high sensitivity and a structure in which a miniaturized pixel is obtained, and a method for manufacturing the solid-state...
US-8,138,002 Semiconductor light-emitting element, fabrication method thereof, convex part formed on backing, and convex...
A convex part formation method of forming a convex part in parallel with a <110> direction of a backing on the backing having a {100} face as the top...
US-8,137,832 Spirally wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery having insulating members
A spirally-wound non-aqueous electrolyte secondary battery including a staked electrode assembly is disclosed. The stacked electrode assembly has first and...
US-8,137,584 Luminescent composition, light source device, display device and process for preparing luminescent composition
Disclosed is a luminescent composition containing a fluorescent body having Eu2+ as a luminescent center. The luminescent composition is obtained by a process...
US-8,137,569 Method of fabricating a membrane having a tapered pore
A method of fabricating a membrane having a tapered pore, a polymeric membrane having a tapered pore, and uses of such polymeric membrane are disclosed. The...
US-8,136,581 Heat transport apparatus and heat transport apparatus manufacturing method
A heat transport device having a composite structure that is readily manufactured and a method for manufacturing such a heat transport device are provided. The...
US-8,136,398 Vibration gyro sensor, control circuit, and electronic apparatus
Provided is a vibration gyro sensor including: a vibration element including a piezoelectric element group which has a first side provided with a drive...
US-8,136,206 Biaxial hinge device and portable terminal device
A biaxial hinge device includes: a first-shaft member; a second-shaft member orthogonal to the first-shaft member; a thrust-cam member provided to the...
US-8,136,205 Biaxial hinge device and mobile terminal device
A biaxial hinge device includes: a first rotation axis mechanism configured to form a first rotation axis by using a substantially cylindrically shaped first...
US-D656,125 Headphone
US-8,136,097 Thread debugging device, thread debugging method and information storage medium
A thread debugging device which can provide reliable debugging is provided when at least one thread is debugged among a plurality of threads which are executed...
US-8,136,064 Bijectively mapping character string to integer values in integrated circuit design data
A data processor which includes: a circuit data providing section which provides circuit data including a character string; a replacement section which...
US-8,136,051 Method and apparatus for automatically updating a primary display area
Receiving commands from a remote controller and automatically activating display areas for cursor navigation. Content display areas within a display frame...
US-8,136,018 Network communication protocol for large scale distribution of streaming content
Forward error correction may be implemented in a network having first, second and third nodes. The second node receives streaming media message packets and one...
US-8,135,991 Semiconductor device and processing method for starting the same
A flash memory is made to store a same boot program in a plurality of blocks in it. When a flash memory controller receives an access command for accessing the...
US-8,135,888 Translation module to facilitate control of TV using home network controller
A module interconnects a home network controller and a TV and translates signals from the controller into a non-infrared (IR) protocol understandable by the TV....
US-8,135,887 Relay, entertainment apparatus, communication system, communication method, and program
A relay unit (70) is used to connect one or a plurality of manipulation terminals or external storage units to an entertainment apparatus. The entertainment...
US-8,135,870 Information processing apparatus and information processing method
An information processing apparatus includes a communication processing unit configured to communicate with an external communication device and a data...
US-8,135,867 Secure operation of processors
Secure operation of processors is disclosed. A cell processor receives a secure file image from a client device at a processor of a host device (host cell...
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