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US-8,079,055 User managed internet links from TV
A method of obtaining metadata associated with an element of television programming involves instructing an access device to generate and communicate a signal...
US-8,079,029 Content acquisition method, content acquisition device, and content acquisition program
The present invention allows for the acquisition of content data. The present invention temporarily stores the first and second process progress information in...
US-8,079,028 Information processing device and method, recording medium and program
The present invention relates to an apparatus and a method for information processing, a recording medium, and a program that can provide newest functions in a...
US-8,078,936 Encoding method, encoding apparatus, and program
An encoding method encodes by using a quasi-cyclic code having a code length of n=m n.sub.0 and an information word length of k=m k.sub.0. The method includes...
US-8,078,896 Adaptive power saving
A device may enter a first active state associated with a device, exit the first active state and entering a sleep state associated with the device when user...
US-8,078,766 Apparatus and method of displaying image
An apparatus of displaying an image connects an external device by using universal serial bus (USB) connection. The apparatus contains a display unit and a...
US-8,078,746 Mobile terminal, contents delivery system, and contents reproduction program
Low bit rate contents data as pre-data corresponding to a series of stream data are preliminarily stored in a mobile phone. In order to reproduce certain...
US-8,078,695 Media on demand using an intermediary device to output media from a remote computing device
Particular embodiments generally relate to providing media for display to a user. In one embodiment, the media may be stored on a remote computing device. An...
US-8,078,654 Method and apparatus for displaying image data acquired based on a string of characters
An information reproducing apparatus and method thereof. The information reproducing apparatus includes a storage unit, communication unit, controller, and...
US-8,078,635 Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program
An information processing apparatus includes a communication connection section that is communicably connected to an external apparatus; a first storage section...
US-8,078,472 Voice-activated remote control service
A method of remotely controlling operation of a controlled device involves receiving a telephone call from an owner via a telephone network; authenticating the...
US-8,078,468 Speech recognition for identifying advertisements and/or web pages
A device may identify terms in a speech signal using speech recognition. The device may further retain one or more of the identified terms by comparing them to...
US-8,078,132 Selectively skipping listen windows in power saving mode in multi-mode radio handsets
Disclosed is a method of selectively skipping one or more listen windows during power saving (i.e., sleep mode) operation in a multi-mode radio handset capable...
US-8,078,127 Reception device, reception method and program
A reception device includes: an AGC circuit adapted to control the amplitude of a receive signal; a correction circuit adapted to correct the flutter component...
US-8,078,112 Decentralized wireless communication system, apparatus, and associated methodology
Communication stations select the channel which as many communication stations as possible can receive as a beacon sending channel based on interference...
US-8,078,048 Imaging device and video recording/reproducing system
An imaging device includes a photographing lens configured to focus light from a subject, a splitter configured to split the focused light to left and right in...
US-8,078,036 Custom content compilation using digital chapter marks
Digital marks are used to define segments that are sequenced in a custom content compilation that provides a virtual program. A system is configured to receive...
US-8,078,032 Method and apparatus for information processing, and medium for storing information
In an information processor having a function to check out a content to a portable device (6) such as a portable disc player, a content is recorded to a content...
US-8,078,003 Biometric image processing apparatus, biometric image acquisition method, and biometric authentication program
The present invention provides an image processing apparatus which acquires an image of quality desired for an object located in a biological body; sets up...
US-8,077,978 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus may include a feature quantity extraction unit configured to extract a feature quantity from an image, a setting unit configured...
US-8,077,964 Two dimensional/three dimensional digital information acquisition and display device
A two dimensional/three dimensional (2D/3D) digital acquisition and display device for enabling users to capture 3D information using a single device. In an...
US-8,077,932 Face recognition apparatus, face recognition method, gabor filter application apparatus, and computer program
In a face recognition apparatus adapted to recognize an input face image on the basis of one or more registered face images, similarity between an input face...
US-8,077,915 Obtaining information by tracking a user
A device may obtain tracking information of a face or a head of a user, determine a position and orientation of the user, and determine a direction of focus of...
US-8,077,882 Audio reproducing apparatus
An audio signal processing apparatus includes a harmonic overtone adder and an equalizer. The harmonic overtone adder includes a high-pass filter for extracting...
US-8,077,876 Delivery system, transmission apparatus, and delivery method
A delivery system is disclosed, which has a transmission apparatus and a plurality of reception terminals communicably connected through a network. The...
US-8,077,804 Transmitting apparatus, receiving apparatus and transmitting/receiving system for digital data
A transmitting apparatus for transmitting digital data includes storage unit for storing a digital data delay due to digital processing inside the transmitting...
US-8,077,769 Method of reducing computations in transform and scaling processes in a digital video encoder using a...
A method of reducing computations utilizing a threshold to increase efficiency and speed of a video encoder is described. Computations of transform and scaling...
US-8,077,752 Vertical cavity surface emitting laser
A Vertical Cavity Surface Emitting Laser (VCSEL) capable of providing high output of fundamental transverse mode while preventing oscillation of high-order...
US-8,077,702 Caller information provision
By the present invention are disclosed a method for providing and a method for obtaining voice call related information from a first party device (100) to a...
US-8,077,696 Wireless communication apparatus and wireless communication method
A wireless communication apparatus for receiving a packet by detecting synchronization timing. The wireless communication apparatus includes: signal receiving...
US-8,077,645 Wireless communication terminal, semiconductor device, data communication method, and wireless communication system
A wireless communication terminal is provided. The wireless communication terminal including a first wireless communication section configured to operate in a...
US-8,077,582 Optical pickup, optical information recording method, and optical disc apparatus
The recording accuracy of information on an optical disc is increased. An information optical system (150) of an optical disc apparatus (110) enables a...
US-8,077,567 Recording and reproducing apparatus and recording and reproducing method
A recording and reproducing apparatus includes a drive unit that reads data from a first medium and a drive unit control unit that controls the drive unit. The...
US-8,077,563 Beam applying method, optical recording medium, and recording and reproducing apparatus
In a beam applying method, recording and reproducing operations are performed on an optical recording medium, in which a signal is recorded and reproduced by...
US-8,077,497 Resistive memory device and operating method thereof
A resistive memory device includes: a storage element; a first line and a second line; a first drive controller; and a second drive controller.
US-8,077,313 Optical measuring device, optical measuring apparatus and fine particle measuring apparatus using optical...
Disclosed herein is an optical measuring device, including: a plurality of microfluidic channels extending in parallel to each other; and a scanning section...
US-8,077,281 Liquid crystal device
A liquid crystal device includes a liquid crystal layer between a pair of substrates. One substrate includes pixel electrodes, an insulating layer and a common...
US-8,077,263 Decoding multiple remote control code sets
A method of processing remote control commands at a control device consistent with certain embodiments involves at the control device, receiving commands...
US-8,077,258 Image display apparatus, signal processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product
An image display apparatus includes the following elements. An IP converter performs signal conversion processing for converting an interlace signal into a...
US-8,077,249 Imaging apparatus, imaging method and program
An imaging apparatus includes an imaging unit to pick up an image of a subject, a focusing unit to perform focusing on the subject included in an autofocus area...
US-8,077,243 Video output device and OSD forced display method of video output device
A video output device includes an OSD generation means for generating OSD (On Screen Display) for controlling the device itself, a detection means for detecting...
US-8,077,229 Image parameter correction for picked-up image and simulated image
Disclosed herein is an imaging apparatus for performing predetermined image signal processing on an image signal picked up by an image pickup device in order to...
US-8,077,224 Imaging apparatus and imaging mode control method
In an imaging apparatus capable of selectively performing an imaging operation in normal imaging mode and that in composite imaging mode, an object is imaged by...
US-8,077,214 Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method, program and recording medium
A signal processing apparatus includes: an input unit receiving a first image generated by a first camera and higher-resolution second images generated by a...
US-8,077,213 Methods for capturing a sequence of images and related devices
A sequence of images is captured by an imaging device and stored in a digital format. After having captured and stored at least one image, a user is guided to...
US-8,077,209 Imaging preventing apparatus and imaging preventing method
An imaging preventing apparatus includes imaging means for obtaining an imaged image signal by performing imaging processing, image analyzing means for...
US-8,077,206 Image pickup apparatus, communication control method, and program
In an image pickup apparatus having a communication function through a predetermined communication interface and being equipped with a plurality of connectors...
US-8,077,205 Adaptive prediction of calibration parameters for color imaging devices
A method of and system for calibrating an imaging device is described herein. An iterative method that attempts to find the best calibration parameters...
US-8,077,172 Method and apparatus for processing an image, image display system, storage medium, and program
In an image display system, when a sequence of frames .alpha., .alpha.+1, .alpha.+2, .alpha.+3, . . . , with a frame rate of m is given as an input video signal...
US-8,077,136 Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus
An electro-optical device includes a display unit having a plurality of pixels, and the display unit is divided into a plurality of areas. The electro-optical...
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