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US-8,072,564 Liquid crystal device having a band-shaped retardation film extending outwardly to a parting area outside of a...
A liquid crystal device includes a pair of substrates, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the pair of substrates, a display area having a plurality of...
US-8,072,529 Solid-state imaging device and signal processing circuit
A solid-state imaging device includes a semiconductor substrate having a principal surface, and three or more pixel regions formed in at least one direction of...
US-8,072,528 Solid state imaging device and camera system
A solid state imaging device able to make noise from a nonselected row small, able to suppress occurrence of vertical stripes in a bright scene, not requiring...
US-8,072,522 Solid-state imaging device, imaging apparatus, and electronic apparatus
A solid-state imaging device includes a pixel unit in which unit pixels are arrayed, a complementary-signal generating unit that generates two kinds of...
US-8,072,521 Solid-state imaging device, method for driving solid-state imaging device and imaging apparatus
A solid state imaging device with pixels in a two-dimensional array, a controller which performs window cutting on signals read out of the pixel array in...
US-8,072,518 Solid-state imaging device, driving control method thereof, and imaging apparatus
A solid-state imaging includes a comparing circuit, an inverting circuit, and a masking circuit, and performs column parallel AD conversion processing of analog...
US-8,072,502 Multi-mega pixel resolution with small sensor
A camera device includes optics to produce a projected image, where the projected image has a projected image area. The camera device also includes a moveable...
US-8,072,499 Image capture device and method
An image capture device, including: a motion vector detection unit that detects a motion vector of a plurality of successive images; a determination unit that...
US-8,072,498 Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program
An apparatus and a method for outputting high-quality images in which both jerkiness and blur are reduced are provided. At generation of moving images to be...
US-8,072,491 Information processing system and method, information processing apparatus, image-capturing device and method,...
An information processing system includes a sensor that obtains sensor data. The system also includes a feature extracting mechanism that extracts a feature of...
US-8,072,470 System and method for providing a real-time three-dimensional interactive environment
An invention is provided for affording a real-time three-dimensional interactive environment using a three-dimensional camera. The invention includes obtaining...
US-8,072,432 Image sense tags for digital images
A method and apparatus for presenting the sense of an image is disclosed. First, a digital image is acquired and then various sensing tags are assigned to...
US-8,072,415 Control signal input system and control signal input method
Disclosed herein is an interface which users can intuitively operate. A control signal input system includes a display device which displays a graphical user...
US-8,072,413 Display device, display control method and electronic equipment
A display device includes: a first detection section configured to detect the light intensity around a display area; a second detection section configured to...
US-8,072,412 Backlight, backlight drive apparatus, display apparatus
A proposed backlight is suitable for a large size liquid crystal display. A backlight 2 for illuminating a liquid crystal panel 3 from the rear, is formed by...
US-8,072,399 Display device, method of driving same, and electonic device
A display device is disclosed. The display device includes: a pixel array portion and a driver portion for driving the pixel array portion. The pixel array...
US-8,072,397 Display apparatus and electronic apparatus
A display apparatus includes a pixel unit in which pixels are arranged in a matrix pattern and a driving circuit for driving the pixel unit. Each of the pixels...
US-8,072,304 Noncontact power-transmission coil, portable terminal and terminal charging device, planar coil magnetic layer...
A noncontact power-transmission coil is provided. The noncontact power-transmission coil includes a planar coil and a magnetic layer. The planar coil is formed...
US-8,072,148 Fluorescent lamp driving device and liquid crystal display apparatus using the same
A fluorescent-lamp-driving device contains a driving control circuit that receives direct current power voltage and a lamp control signal for performing drive...
US-8,072,139 Light emitting element module and method for sealing light emitting element
Disclosed is a method for sealing a light-emitting device wherein formation of air bubbles in a light-emitting device module can be prevented by performing no...
US-8,072,135 Organic EL device and display
An organic EL device and display are provided. An organic EL device which has light emission components in three colors of red, green and blue in a good balance...
US-8,072,015 Solid-state imaging device and manufacturing method thereof
A solid-state imaging device includes a photoelectric conversion unit, a transistor, and an element separation region separating the photoelectric conversion...
US-8,071,985 Display device and method of manufacturing the same
The invention provides a display device having a thin film transistor and a storage capacitor storing a display signal applied to a pixel electrode through this...
US-8,071,965 Projection optical system and projection-type image display apparatus
There is a need for providing a projection optical system that is appropriate for maintaining high resolution with low distortion, miniaturizing a reflector,...
US-8,071,929 Automatic focus control unit, electronic device and automatic focus control method
Disclosed herein is an automatic focus control unit including: a first light-emitting element; a line sensor; a second light-emitting element; a slit member; a...
US-8,071,256 Electrochemical energy generating apparatus and method for driving the apparatus
To provide an electrochemical energy generating apparatus which can regulate the operating conditions of an electrochemical device such as a fuel cell,...
US-8,071,236 Laminated packaging material, and battery using the material
A laminated packaging material and a battery using the material are disclosed. The material includes an inner layer composed of a resin film, a first adhesive...
US-8,070,603 Network game system, network game server, and network game terminal
Disclosed is a network game system in which a time lag is adjusted, using game terminal type information such as its ID number. A network game server comprises...
US-8,070,301 Multi-lamp projection display apparatus with lamp management
A multi-lamp projection display apparatus is provided. The multi-lamp projection display apparatus includes a plurality of detachable lamp boxes each having a...
US-D649,960 Microphone
US-D649,955 Portable recorder
US-8,069,453 Transfer mechanism and device, and electronic device
A transfer mechanism includes: a tray that includes a placement surface section on which a recording medium is placed, and retention means for keeping hold of...
US-8,069,361 Method and program for setting microprocessor power supply voltage
A determining unit determines the state of the microprocessor. A setting unit sets a power supply voltage to be supplied to the microprocessor according to the...
US-8,069,360 Apparatus, method and computer program for processing information
An information processing apparatus working in pause states containing at least both a suspension state and a hibernation state, may include a time counting...
US-8,069,297 Storage device, computer system, and storage device access method
A storage device that includes: an address table; a cache memory; a flash memory device that is a storage medium for user data; and a control circuit that is in...
US-8,069,277 System and method for operating USB peripheral device in extented power mode or standard power mode wherein...
A peripheral device is connected to a host device by a transmission path according to a predetermined interface standard to be communicable with the host...
US-8,069,170 Private information storage device and private information management device
The events experienced are stored automatically, so that the information of higher utility for a user may be taken out with responsiveness and efficiency higher...
US-8,069,158 Receiving apparatus, receiving method, receiving program, recording medium, and receiving system
After a reception start request of contents is issued, the presence or absence of a PD connected to a PC is discriminated. If no PD exists, the received...
US-8,068,940 Method and apparatus for controlling heat generation
In a control stack included in a software, a control execution unit allows a receiving unit to receive the temperatures of a main processor and a graphic...
US-8,068,809 Communication reward
A method is performed by a device that includes a display and a communication application. The method includes identifying a reward criterion for communication...
US-8,068,798 Full closed loop auto antenna tuning for wireless communications
A wireless terminal includes an RF transceiver, an auto tuner, and an antenna. When a remote signal is received at the wireless terminal, the auto tuner is...
US-8,068,784 Communication system and communication device
A communication apparatus includes a short-range communication unit and a long-range communication unit that communicates via electromagnetic waves in a range...
US-8,068,737 Remote control device, apparatus control device, and remote control method
A remote control method for remotely controlling a plurality of electronic apparatuses connected to an apparatus control device using a remote control device...
US-8,068,720 Recording device and method, reproduction device and method, and recording medium
A disc (1) has formed therein a header area (21) in which management information is recorded, and a data area (22) in which content information is recorded....
US-8,068,701 Image-processing apparatus, image-processing method and image-processing program
Disclosed herein is an image-processing apparatus which may include an image holding section configured to store an input image; an image division section...
US-8,068,699 Imaging apparatus and imaging method
An imaging apparatus includes imaging means for imaging an image at a first aspect ratio, and image processing means for converting an original image at the...
US-8,068,682 Generating output pixels of an output image from one or more input images using a set of motion vectors having...
An image processing apparatus in which output pixels of an output image are generated from one or more input images using motion vectors having a sub-pixel...
US-8,068,672 Image processing apparatus and method, data recording medium, program recording medium, and program therefor
An image processing apparatus includes a feature value extractor configured to extract a feature value from an image; a setting unit configured to set setting...
US-8,068,639 Image pickup apparatus, control method therefor, and computer program for detecting image blur according to...
An image pickup apparatus includes: a face detection section configured to detect a face area from an image obtained by the image pickup apparatus; and a...
US-8,068,605 Programmable keypad
A device may include logic configured to process a request for a keypad layout, and to provide a keypad layout via keypad display in response to the processed...
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