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Optical disk and method and apparatus for recording and then playing
information back from that disk
An optical disk having a diameter less than 140 mm and, a thickness of 1.2 mm.+-.0.1 mm, with a plurality of record tracks having data recorded thereon as...
Content card based user interface
An apparatus and method capable of selecting and providing content while reducing the load on a user are provided. A controlled device is determined based on...
Information providing method and information providing system
A terminal can play back song or video information in real time without downloading it, and thus restrictions on the hardware of the terminal are reduced and a...
Application pre-launch to reduce user interface latency
A device stores a plurality of applications and a list of associations for those applications. The applications are preferably stored within a secondary memory...
Memory control apparatus, memory control method and program
Memory control apparatus, memory control method, and program are provided. The present invention provides a preparatory process for determining whether or not a...
Information processing apparatus and access control method capable of
high-speed data access
Requestors acquire tokens before issuing access requests to a memory controller. The access requests issued are accumulated in a command queue of the memory...
Playback apparatus and playback control method
In a playback apparatus adapted to receive stream data transmitted from a server and play back the received stream data, attribute information is sequentially...
Method for host selection based on discovered NAT type
A host may be selected for a peer-to-peer grid based on discovered NAT type. NAT profile information may be collected by each of the peers and shared with the...
Distance-aware service discovery mechanism for determining the
availability of remote services in wireless...
A method for determining availability of requested services in a client/server-based network, in which each of a plurality of client terminals is connected to a...
Processor emulation using fragment level translation
Processor emulation using fragment level translation is disclosed. A target system having a main target processor, a secondary target processor element and an...
Dust sealing tape and display using same and method of sealing
A mounting system for a display includes support structure to support a display and viewing window in spaced apart relation, and a flexible attachment sealing...
Input device and electronic apparatus
An input device that inputs information by a slide operation depending on an operation body contains a housing including an operation surface, a detection unit...
The present invention relates to a radio communication terminal comprising a first casing, a second casing and a slider mechanism, comprising a slider and a...
Method and arrangement for power control
A method for setting a power control level (600) in a wireless communication system. The method includes the steps of obtaining (620) transmission information...
System and method for using SMS and tagged message to send position and
travel information to server and/or to...
The GPS position or other short information related to a wireless telephone is encapsulated in a tagged protocol such as XML and sent using short message...
Adaptive generation of irregular spatial sub-sampling for images
An adaptive filter is applied to samples in an initial pattern of samples. The samples in the initial pattern correspond to a subset of the image pixels which...
Adaptive area of influence filter for irregular spatial sub-sampled images
A sample cell corresponding to a sample is computed to include pixels of an image according to sample cell criteria and shape. The sample cell shape and...
Audio signal processing method and apparatus
When an inputted audio signal is outputted from a speaker device having a predetermined input-output characteristic, the predetermined input-output ...
Method for transmitting signals in a wireless communication system and
A method for transmitting signals in a wireless communication system including the steps of (a) transmitting and receiving the signals subsequently via...
Adaptive area of influence filter
A method of generating an adaptive temporal filter is performed by constructing a motion vector area cell around each of a plurality of motion vectors in a...
Electronic apparatus and method for detecting loop in electronic apparatus
To provide an electronic apparatus capable of easily detecting a terminal that forms a loop connection state with a simplified configuration. A control unit...
Optical pickup apparatus, optical recording medium driving apparatus, and
signal recording/reproducing method
An optical pickup apparatus capable of irradiating an optical recording medium having a plurality of recording layers on which a signal is recorded with laser...
Optical element and imaging device
An optical element includes a first liquid; a second liquid that is immiscible with the first liquid and that has polarity or electrical conductivity; a first...
Liquid crystal display device
Transmittance and contrast of a liquid crystal display device according to FFS method are improved. A plurality of picture elements, each made of an R pixel, a...
Liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same
A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal disposed between a first transparent substrate and a second transparent substrate, a first electrode and...
Transflective liquid crystal display
The present invention describes a display comprising a liquid crystal layer, an illumination system and a reflective layer, where the reflective layer is...
Light control element, surface light source device and liquid crystal
A light control element capable of controlling deflection of light output through a light guide plate to a desired output viewing angle is provided. A light...
Image pickup apparatus having a camera body and display unit
Disclosed is an image pickup device which includes a camera body and a display unit serving as a monitor, supported for turning on an upper surface of the...
Solid state image capturing apparatus and camera apparatus
A solid state image capturing apparatus is disclosed. A pixel array section has unit pixels containing photoelectric conversion elements, the unit pixels being...
Shooting apparatus and shooting method, and program
A shooting apparatus includes a shooting section that shoots a subject, an acquiring section that acquires sound of surroundings, and an assigning section that...
Digital photography using electronic image analysis to identify faces of
faces of known subjects in...
A method, apparatus and computer readable medium for use in photography are disclosed. A first electronic image analysis is performed on a potential image to...
Imaging apparatus and method, and method for designing imaging apparatus
A single-focus imaging apparatus having an array of imaging devices includes an optical system including a first imaging system that produces a focused image,...
Image-information recording device and image-information display device
To search image information regarding image data, recorded on a storage medium, based on a desired search condition and to perform efficient display. An...
Video detection and enhancement of a sport object
A system for video detection and enhancement of a sport object during a sport contest. The system includes the sport object configured to phosphoresce at a...
Display controller, display control method, display control program, and
mobile terminal device
A display controller includes a character display unit for displaying character information on a display unit; a keyword detecting unit for detecting a...
Data transfer using hand-held device
A hand-held electronic device and data transfer method are disclosed. The device may comprise a case, a processor and a memory. A case motion sensor and a...
The invention relates to a navigation device (2) for an electronic device (1), particularly a navigation device of the joystick type with two operating...
Input device and method, and character input method
There is provided an input device capable of detecting a motion of a hand of a user (102) and suitable to perform input of digital data with. The input device...
Liquid crystal display device and power supply circuit
A size of a power supply circuit in a liquid crystal display device is reduced while an efficiency of the circuit is improved. The power supply circuit is...
Antenna circuit and transponder
An antenna circuit and a transponder with the antenna circuit are provided for forming a resonant circuit. The antenna circuit includes a substrate, an antenna...
Antenna system and method for operating an antenna system
An antenna system is disclosed that includes two or more antennas and an impedance matching network. The antennas of the antenna system are closely separated,...
Code sequence generation method, modulation apparatus, modulation method,
modulation program, demodulation...
A modulation apparatus includes: a modulation section that modulates, in accordance with a correlation table where a data sequence with a predetermined number...
Display device with a second electrode including a first conductive layer
in an emission area and a...
A display device in which pixels, each including an emission area, are arranged in a form of a matrix, the display device including: a first electrode formed...
Semiconductor light emitting device, method for manufacturing same, and
method for forming underlying layer
Disclosed herein is a semiconductor light emitting device including: (A) an underlying layer configured to be formed on a major surface of a substrate having a...
Method of immobilizing and stretching a nucleic acid on a substrate
The present invention relates to a method of immobilizing and stretching a nucleic acid on a silicon substrate, to nucleic acids and substrates prepared...
Composite materials comprising carbon nanotubes and metal carbonates
The invention relates to a carbon nanotube composite material, to methods of its production and to uses of such composite material.
Outer casing of non-aqueous electrolyte battery and production method
An outer casing of a non-aqueous electrolyte battery is capable of being mass-produced as well as thin and resistant to damage. The outer casing 4 comprises a...
Methods and apparatuses for displaying interactive content through a
In one embodiment, the methods and apparatuses detect a device; detect a status level corresponding to the device; receive content on the device based on the...
Combined monitor display and disc player