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US-D653,277 Camera
US-D653,243 Earphone
US-D653,242 Earphone
US-D653,231 Mobile phone
US-8,104,066 User identification and prioritization using Bluetooth
In certain implementations, a method of automatically changing an attribute defining operation of a television system involves determining that a plurality of...
US-8,104,064 Bi-directional remote control unit and method of using the same
A bi-directional communications link between a television set and a remote control unit assists a viewer in controlling the entertainment system. The television...
US-8,104,062 Information providing apparatus and method, display controlling apparatus and method, information providing...
The invention provides an information providing apparatus and method by which the amount of data to be transmitted when data of a program table composed of...
US-8,104,060 Information transmitting method and television broadcast receiver
The address information for reading the detailed information of a computer server which provides the detailed information of distribution information displayed...
US-8,103,969 Automatic generation of TV history list that stacks TV channels and other objects
A television system presents the user with a list of recently viewed objects as a History list that meets one of a set of History list criteria. The History...
US-8,103,963 Graphical user interface, display control device, display method, and program
There is provided a graphical user interface that is displayed within one screen of a display device. The graphical user interface includes a matrix-shaped...
US-8,103,945 Decoding method and decoding apparatus as well as program
A decoding method for sorting received words in the order of the magnitude of the reliability of the received words, performing belief propagation using a...
US-8,103,886 Dedicated power supply apparatus, terminal, power supply system, and power supply method
Disclosed is an electronic device including a rechargeable battery, a connector, a controller, an operation unit, a storage unit, and a playback unit. The...
US-8,103,848 Memory control device and information processing apparatus
An information processing apparatus includes a memory configured such that structural data areas holding therein structural data, each being constituted by a...
US-8,103,839 Content data communication system, content data recording/reproducing device, data communication method and program
A content data communication system comprises a content data recording/reproducing device and an information processing device. The content data...
US-8,103,771 Distributing processing apparatus, method, and system
An information processing apparatus for performing, in response to a user's operation, reliable and effective distributed processing among a plurality of...
US-8,103,699 Contents reordering in a contents reproduction apparatus
The present invention provides a contents reproduction apparatus which includes a file identifier generation unit that generates file identifiers that uniquely...
US-8,103,562 System and method for processor cycle accounting and valuation
A system monitors the operations of a programmable processor to determine how much of its time is spent performing a certain task. An estimate of the value of...
US-8,103,450 Navigation apparatus and navigation processing method
A navigation apparatus includes: a section that calculates, in accordance with a predetermined calculation method, a current speed of a mobile object at...
US-8,103,149 Playback system, apparatus, and method, information processing apparatus and method, and program therefor
A playback instruction data generator determines, for each type of exceptional and special playback, a portion of target content with specific details to be...
US-8,103,126 Information presentation apparatus, information presentation method, imaging apparatus, and computer program
A method of presenting information, capable of displaying an image including one or more objects being in the vicinity of the ground, the method including the...
US-8,103,124 Registration apparatus, registration method and program
A registration apparatus includes: a calculation section that calculates a positional difference between a part of a physical trait on a first image that is...
US-8,103,115 Information processing apparatus, method, and program
An information processing apparatus that compares an input image with a model image to identify the subject of the input image with the subject of the model...
US-8,103,114 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...
US-8,103,106 Image processing method, image processing method program, recording medium recording image processing method...
A method of processing a plurality of still images. The method includes the steps of: detecting an object photographed for each of the still images; arranging...
US-8,103,069 Registration apparatus, verification apparatus, registration method, verification method and program
A registration apparatus includes: display control means for controlling display means to display a body part reflected on an image pickup surface and where the...
US-8,103,062 Video processing apparatus
A video processing apparatus includes: face-area detection means for detecting a face area included in a frame forming video data; trace-generation means for...
US-8,103,060 Feature point reduction for blood vessel biometric system
To suitably reduce data amount. For example, feature points from a branch point or an end point to the next branch point or an end point in a blood vessel line...
US-8,103,004 Method, apparatus and system for use in distributed and parallel decryption
The present embodiments advantageously provide methods and systems for use in decrypting content, and in some preferred embodiments expanding a security...
US-8,103,000 Slice mask and moat pattern partial encryption
A selective encryption encoder consistent with certain embodiments of the invention has vertical and/or horizontal stripes encrypted. In one embodiment, packets...
US-8,102,913 DCT/Q/IQ/IDCT bypass algorithm in MPEG to AVC/H.264 transcoding
In one embodiment, a first DCT block of coefficients is received from a transcoding process. The DCT block is of a first size, such as an 8.times.8 size, and in...
US-8,102,895 Radio transmission apparatus, radio reception apparatus, transceiver, and radio communication method
A radio transmission apparatus that uses a plurality of band groups and that transmits a signal subjected to frequency hopping between a plurality of bands in...
US-8,102,890 Semiconductor light emitting device
A semiconductor light emitting device includes a first-conductivity-type first multilayer film reflecting mirror, and a second-conductivity-type second...
US-8,102,829 Wireless transmission device, wireless transmission method, wireless communication system, and program
A wireless transmission device according to the present invention includes a packet transmission portion, a Block ACK receiving portion, a retransmission...
US-8,102,810 Adaptively selecting signal constellations for multi-carrier edge
The wireless communication device and corresponding method described herein selectively switches between a single-frequency mode, such as appropriate for an...
US-8,102,749 Object lens, optical pickup, and optical disc device
An optical pickup includes: a first emitting unit to emit an optical beam of a first wavelength; a second emitting unit to emit an optical beam of a second...
US-8,102,746 Method of recording data, method of manufacturing read-only optical disc, and read-only optical disc
A method of recording data includes: a first recording step of recording data in a condition that, within a certain error correction block in a data format in...
US-8,102,744 Recording medium playback device and recording medium playback method
There is provided a recording medium playback device that includes a first binarization portion that binarizes, by a PRML method, a signal that is read from a...
US-8,102,743 PLL circuit, recording apparatus, and clock-signal generating method
A phase-locked loop circuit that generates a clock signal synchronized with an input signal with a predetermined frequency, including an oscillator configured...
US-8,102,742 Optical information recording medium, optical information recordng apparatus, and optical information recording...
An optical information recording medium includes a recording layer in which a track is formed, the track having recording marks linearly arranged thereon. Each...
US-8,102,739 Optical disk playback apparatus and optical disk recording/playback apparatus
Disclosed herein is an optical disk playback apparatus including: a signal playback device configured to read and decode information recorded to an optical disk...
US-8,102,716 Nonvolatile semiconductor memory device and method for performing verify write operation on the same
Disclosed herein is a nonvolatile semiconductor memory device including a plurality of memory cells; and a driver circuit configured to perform a verify write...
US-8,102,609 Lens barrel and image pickup unit
Disclosed herein is a lens barrel including: a plurality of lenses arranged in a state of being separated from each other in a direction of an optical axis; and...
US-8,102,498 Liquid crystal display device
The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device realizing improved reliability by preventing occurrence of a pixel defect. A liquid crystal...
US-8,102,485 Electro-optical device including prismatic condensing layers
An electro-optical device includes: an electro-optical panel that includes a plurality of pixels each of which is equipped with a light transmissive region are...
US-8,102,473 Image correction circuit, image correction method and image display
An image correction circuit capable of preventing a loss of gray levels in a luminance region at the time of the direct current level conversion of a luminance...
US-8,102,467 Camera module and imaging device
Provided are a camera module and electronic equipment that are advantageous in alleviating a stress to be imposed on connectors and a flexible substrate at the...
US-8,102,459 Image pickup apparatus
An image pickup apparatus includes: an image pickup lens section having an aperture stop; an image pickup device obtaining image pickup data on the basis of...
US-8,102,458 Tilt direction detector for orienting display information
An electronic apparatus having a display function is able to alter the orientation of an image displayed on a display means for displaying images between a...
US-8,102,449 Image pickup circuit having circuit blocks with counters
An image pickup circuit includes a plurality of circuit blocks. Each of the plurality of circuit blocks includes a plurality of comparing elements, a single...
US-8,102,436 Image-capturing apparatus and method, recording apparatus and method, and reproducing apparatus and method
The present invention is applied to, for example, an image-capturing apparatus to generate an image signal by all-angle-of-view thinning-out read processing for...
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