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US-8,111,328 Image signal processing apparatus, image display, and image display method
An image signal processing apparatus, an image display, and an image display method that enable detecting a black band region included in an input image signal...
US-8,111,325 Image processing apparatus and method and program
An image processing apparatus includes an interlace-progressive converter converting an interlace input image into a progressive intermediate image, a...
US-8,111,317 Image capturing apparatus with lens cover
An image capturing apparatus includes a camera body having an image-capturing lens for receiving light to form an image of a subject and a display unit having a...
US-8,111,312 Solid-state imaging device, method of driving the same, and camera
A solid-state imaging device includes: a plurality of pixels which are arranged in a matrix; a sequential scanning device that selects each row of pixels; and...
US-8,111,306 Apparatus, method and computer-readable medium for eliminating dark current components of an image pickup device
An image pickup apparatus includes an image pickup device including plural imaging planes each having different dark current characteristics, each of the...
US-8,111,298 Imaging circuit and image pickup device
An imaging circuit includes a photoelectric conversion section and a transferring section. The photoelectric conversion section in which pixels each having a...
US-8,111,281 Methods and terminals that control avatars during videoconferencing and other communications
Methods and associated wireless communication terminals are disclosed that control the display of avatars on communication terminals. A person's portrait...
US-8,111,247 System and method for changing touch screen functionality
A system and method changes touch screen functionality based on whether a user is detected during camera operation. A first camera generates a video signal...
US-8,111,236 Backlight driving device and display
A backlight driving device for driving a backlight that illuminates a display panel is disclosed. The backlight driving device includes: a luminance data input...
US-8,111,234 Liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid-crystal-display controlling method, and computer program
A liquid crystal display apparatus including a liquid crystal display as a display unit, including the following elements: a backlight configured to illuminate...
US-8,111,190 Navigation apparatus and navigation-related information display method
A navigation apparatus and a navigation-related information display method acquire a plurality of orbit data from a plurality of GPS satellites, pinpoint the...
US-8,111,041 Power transmission control device, power reception control device, non-contact power transmission system, power...
A power reception device transmits authentication information (e.g., start code, manufacturer ID, product ID, rated power information, and resonance...
US-8,111,020 Apparatus and method for driving backlight unit
The present invention is directed to a drive apparatus for a backlight unit (20) in which plural LED (Light Emitting Diode) elements are cascade-connected every...
US-8,110,978 Display device
The present invention provides a display device including: a pair of substrates in which a plurality of pixels are disposed in a matrix form as a whole, the...
US-8,110,856 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-8,110,756 Electronic device
An electronic device includes a housing and a positioning portion. The housing includes a first member secured to the housing and a second member secured to the...
US-8,110,459 MOSFET having a channel region with enhanced stress and method of forming same
A semiconductor device is provided that includes a semiconductor substrate, an n-channel MOSFET formed on the substrate and a p-channel MOSFET formed on the...
US-8,110,343 Manufacturing method for optical recording and reproducing medium stamper
In an optical recording and reproducing medium having a groove 2 formed along a recording track and which is recorded and/or reproduced with irradiation of...
US-8,109,592 Liquid-ejecting head, liquid-ejecting device, liquid-ejecting method, and ejection medium for liquid-ejecting head
A liquid-ejecting head includes a liquid cell that contains an ejection medium that is liquid at normal temperature, a nozzle for ejecting the ejection medium...
US-8,109,584 Liquid ejection head, liquid ejection apparatus, and manufacturing method of liquid ejection head
A liquid ejection head includes an energy-generating element arranged on a semiconductor substrate, a barrier layer deposited on the semiconductor substrate for...
US-8,108,991 Method and device for connecting a wiring board
Connection with an ACF is realized relative to a wiring board having an electronic component mounted on the rear surface thereof with high connection...
US-D653,672 Display device with user interface
US-D653,647 Audio system
US-8,108,934 Information processing apparatus and method, and a program
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus that processes an encrypted content. The apparatus includes a control section configured to control the...
US-8,108,898 Content and application download based on a home network system configuration profile
A system and method is provided for identifying, accessing, and managing service applications for use with associated consumer electronic devices in a home...
US-8,108,886 Receiving apparatus and receiving method, broadcasting apparatus and broadcasting method, information...
When the user of a receiving apparatus presses a notice button provided for a remote controller to indicate the preference concerning the person or thing...
US-8,108,861 Information management apparatus and method, recording medium, as well as program for scheduling a recording of...
An information management apparatus presents an unexpected event to all users. This apparatus displays time ranges of scheduled events from the start time to...
US-8,108,789 Information processing device, user interface method, and information storage medium
To group a plurality of data items through a simple operation, an information processing device includes a displaying unit for displaying an image of a virtual...
US-8,108,688 Information processing apparatus, method, and program
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus that processes content data supplied in a format that has at least a metadata region in which metadata...
US-8,108,674 Transmitting/receiving system and method, transmitting apparatus and method, receiving apparatus and method,...
A transmitting/receiving system includes a transmitting apparatus that transmits, to another apparatus, first encrypted data obtained by encrypting stream data...
US-8,108,572 Communication system and its method and communication apparatus and its method
This invention relates to a communication system including a first apparatus having a first storage medium, and a second apparatus for transmitting data to the...
US-8,108,509 Altering network transmitted content data based upon user specified characteristics
A system for converting content data transmitted over a computer network from a first computer to a second computer is disclosed. Content data comprising text...
US-8,108,493 Remote access management
A remote access management service for enabling remote access to an item of media content stored in a network device from a remote device, said network device...
US-8,108,489 Server reservation method, reservation control apparatus and program storage medium
To allow many users to efficiently use functions of a processing server that performs predetermined processing, via a network and also prevent a time during...
US-8,108,462 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing program and recording...
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus capable of exchanging information with another apparatus. The apparatus includes: a unit for carrying...
US-8,108,319 System and method for controlling access to computer readable content using downloadable authentication
An invention is provided for controlling access to computer readable media is disclosed. The method includes receiving a digital authentication ticket, which...
US-8,108,310 Recording apparatus and method, and communication device and method
The present invention relates to a recording apparatus and method and communication apparatus and method suitably for use in supplying the encoded data of...
US-8,108,305 Data sending/receiving method and apparatus, data receiving apparatus and data sending apparatus
A sending receiving method for data, such as musical data, in which plural data stored in a first storage unit are retrieved based on the request information...
US-8,108,211 Method of and apparatus for analyzing noise in a signal processing system
A fast accurate multi-channel frequency dependent scheme for analyzing noise in a signal processing system is described herein. Noise is decomposed within each...
US-8,108,021 Communications structures including antennas with filters between antenna elements and ground sheets
A communications structure may include a ground sheet, a feed conductor, and an active antenna branch electrically coupled to the feed conductor. A parasitic...
US-8,108,016 Portable communication device having a dual sliding flip hinge assembly
A portable communication device includes a base assembly, a flip assembly and an intermediate assembly operatively coupled to the base assembly and the flip...
US-8,108,014 Portable communication device including a spring lift assembly
A portable communication device is configured to include a display and an auxiliary portion. In conventional operating modes, such as with the display closed or...
US-8,108,005 Method and apparatus for displaying an image of a device based on radio waves
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus and method, and a program in which information can be reliably exchanged when performing...
US-8,107,907 Information processing apparatus, method, and program
Disclosed herein is an information processing apparatus including: judging means for judging whether a receiving device for receiving a signal amplified by an...
US-8,107,796 Data processing device, data processing method, program, program recording medium, data recording medium, and...
Video data and output data that need to be output in synchronization therewith are synchronized. When an output of video data is later than an output of output...
US-8,107,787 Recording and reproducing device and recording and reproducing method
A recording and reproducing device including sound collecting means for collecting external sound, and outputting sound information corresponding to a result of...
US-8,107,771 Image processing apparatus and image processing method
Disclosed herein is an image-processing apparatus. The apparatus includes: a taken-image acquisition section configured to acquire a taken image; and a...
US-8,107,755 Information processing apparatus and method
An information processing apparatus for encoding image data includes: a rearranging unit for rearranging coefficient data divided for each frequency band in...
US-8,107,748 Adaptive motion search range
A technique for performing motion estimation using an adaptive motion search range includes calculating motion vectors for blocks of pixels in a target image,...
US-8,107,706 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and electronic apparatus
The present invention relates to an information processing apparatus, an information processing method, a program, and an electronic apparatus that are capable...
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