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Image shake correction apparatus and image pickup apparatus
An image shake correction apparatus includes: a fixed member; a first guide shaft; a second guide shaft; an intermediate member; and a movable member.
Reproduction apparatus having protection flags and code number
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for reproducing a recording medium that require input of a code number only once when the code number...
Signal reproducing apparatus and signal reproducing method
A signal reproduction device and signal reproduction method capable of automatically discriminating the format of input data and reproducing the data is...
Video recording apparatus and method, video transmission method, program
for video recording method, and...
A video recording apparatus includes a data acquisition section, an encoding section, and a recording section. With a plurality of groups of pictures...
Method and apparatus for processing image data by rearranging wavelet
An image data processing apparatus includes a memory for storing coefficient data obtained by performing a wavelet transform on image data, a calculation unit...
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...
Advertisement insertion systems and methods for digital cameras based on
Digital cameras include an image capture system, an object recognition system and an advertisement insertion system. The image capture system captures a visible...
Vibration speaker and a portable electronic device comprising the
A vibration speaker for a portable electronic device is disclosed herein. The vibration speaker comprises a case. A loudspeaker member for generating a sound is...
Wireless communications devices with three dimensional audio systems
Mobile terminals having three dimensional audio capabilities for making sound appear to originate from any location within a three dimensional space and to...
Sound source direction detecting apparatus, sound source direction
detecting method, and sound source direction...
Disclosed herein is a sound source direction detecting apparatus including: a plurality of microphones configured to collect sounds from a sound source in order...
Data processing system, data processing method, and program providing
The inventive data processing apparatus enables own memory device to store a plurality of key distribution approval data files each containing such a header...
Data processing apparatus, data processing method and program
A data processing apparatus includes: a branch-metric computation section configured to compute a branch metric; a state-metric computation section configured...
Midamble allocations for MIMO transmissions
Allocation of multiple training sequences transmitted in a MIMO timeslot from multiple transmit antenna elements is provided. For example, a method of...
Predictive encoding and data decoding control to decode fewest possible
A shortest cut duration is a minimum required period between an edit point set on a stream of pictures such as an MPEG stream and the next edit point set on the...
System for and method of transcoding video sequences from a first format
to a second format
The present invention discloses systems for and methods of transcoding first video data in a first format, such as AVC, into second video data in a second...
Laser diode and method of manufacturing the same
A laser diode allowed to stabilize the polarization direction of laser light in one direction is provided. The laser diode includes a laminate configuration...
Radio transmission apparatus and radio transmission method
A radio transmission apparatus and a radio transmission method for readily controlling retransmission timing presets a frame cycle for retransmission, and...
Light spot position control apparatus and light spot position control
Provided is a light-spot-position control apparatus including: a first-light-source; a second-light-source; a beam-splitter splitting a beam of the...
Information processing device and method and program
An information processing device includes: a writing and erasing means for writing and erasing predetermined information to and from a predetermined recording...
Content transmission device, content transmission method, and computer
program used therewith
A content transmission device for transmitting content, whose copying is controlled, includes an authentication section for performing an authentication...
Liquid crystal display panel
A liquid crystal display includes: a pair of substrates which are disposed so as to be opposite each other and have a liquid crystal layer interposed...
System and method for using partial interpolation to undertake 3D gamma
adjustment of microdisplay having...
In a microdisplay TV with dynamic iris control, interpolation is used to undertake 3D gamma adjustment of the display for intermediate brightness levels.
Nonlinear processing device and image display apparatus
A nonlinearly processed (gamma-corrected) video signal is subjected to three-dimensional signal level correction using three-dimensional correction values and...
Image determination apparatus, image determination method, and program,
and image processing apparatus, image...
An image determination apparatus includes a frequency band signal detecting unit, an average value calculating unit, a relative value calculating unit, and an...
Image signal processing apparatus, image display and image display method
An image signal processing apparatus capable of detecting a black band region included in an input image signal in a shorter time is provided. The image signal...
Electronic device and accessory device
A connector on an electronic device includes a pair of locking plates, a guide groove, and a space. Each locking plate has, on its edge, a first concave...
Imaging device, GPS control method, and computer program
An imaging device includes an imaging unit configured to execute processing to capture image data, a global positioning system (GPS) device configured to...
Image pickup device and image pickup apparatus
An image pickup device includes a group of photoelectric conversion cells that output distance-measurement signals for phase difference detection. Each...
Image pickup element for performing focus detection based on
phase-difference detecting and image pickup device...
An image pickup element includes a light receiver having a matrix arrangement formed by disposing first-direction arrays, each having photoelectric converters...
Portable electronic device having high-resolution camera with tunable
sensor auto focus
To improve the consumer experience with portable electronic devices, a high-resolution digital camera function is incorporated into a multifunction portable...
Solid state imaging apparatus, solid state imaging device driving method
A solid state imaging apparatus includes a solid state imaging device and a control circuit for performing control such that a first clock signal applied to...
Solid-state imaging device, signal processing method of solid-state
imaging device, and electronic apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel array section and a signal processing section. The pixel array section is configured to include a plurality of...
Solid-state imaging apparatus and camera using the same
At least a solid-state imaging device and one or a plurality of bare ICs that are disposed on the back face or on the back face side of the solid-state imaging...
Zoom lens and image pickup apparatus
Provided is a zoom lens including a first lens group, a second lens group having a negative refractive power, a third lens group having a positive refractive...
Pre- and post-shutter signal image capture and sort for digital camera
A camera system includes an image sensor and a processing apparatus receiving image frames from the sensor before and after receipt of a user picture signal....
Image extraction device, image extraction method, image processing device,
image processing method, and imaging...
An image extracting apparatus is provided which can automatically finish a captured image of a person to provide an easy-to-view picture. It includes an image...
Image pickup apparatus, control method, and control program, and data
processing apparatus, method, and program...
An image pickup apparatus performing moving-image data processing and still-image data processing in parallel includes an image pickup unit converting a ray...
Thermal head and printing device
A thermal head includes a glass layer provided with a groove section formed inside the glass layer, a heat generating resistor disposed outside the glass layer,...
Image display device
An image display device having an image generation unit for generating an image according to an instruction, a display unit able to display in color the image...
Display device, electronic device, and method of driving display device
A display device is provided having improved reliability compared with the related art. The display device includes, for each pixel: a photo-emission element...
Charger for lithium ion secondary battery, and method of charging the same
A charger for a lithium ion secondary battery includes a series circuit of a reverse-current preventive switch, a charging switch and a current-detecting...
A batter charger for charging a secondary batter using a power supply circuit which converts an AC input into a DC output, includes a first resistor for...
Solid-state imaging device, and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging device having a light-receiving section that photoelectrically converts incident light includes an insulating film formed on a...
Semiconductor device and manufacturing method of the same
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor device including: a main body transistor region; and an electrostatic discharge protection element region, wherein the main...
Method for forming pattern, method for manufacturing semiconductor
apparatus, and method for manufacturing display
A method for forming a pattern includes the steps of forming a resin pattern through printing on a substrate, forming a water-repellent pattern in such a way...
Method for producing a solid-state imaging element
There is provided a solid-state imaging element having a light receiving part generating charges by light irradiation, and a source/drain region of a...
Electrode current collector and method for inspecting the same, electrode
for battery and method for producing...
A current collector forming an electrode for battery. The electrode current collector is made of copper or a copper alloy, and has a front surface color and a...
Method for manufacturing optical disc master and method for manufacturing
A method for manufacturing an optical disc master using an existing exposure system, and a method for manufacturing an optical disc having higher recording...
Emotion-based game character manipulation
Methods and systems for emotion-based game character manipulation are provided. Each character is associated with a table of quantified attributes including...
Surface light source device and image display apparatus
A surface light source device includes a light source facing a reflective surface of a reflecting member, and a light-controlling member composed of a...