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Capturing device, capturing system and capturing method
A capturing device includes an image sensor that generates an image signal by performing photoelectric conversion for light from a subject, a control unit that...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and imaging apparatus
that corrects tilt of an image based...
There is provided an image processing apparatus including an operation display unit for displaying an image on a display screen and capable of an operation...
Transmission and reception apparatuses, methods, and systems for filtering
Disclosed herein is a transmission apparatus for distributing a content to a client, including: a question generation section configured to generate question...
Apparatus and method of data transfer
A data transfer system comprises a server and a plurality of devices each operable as a client of the server. The server in turn comprises a notification...
First communication unit obtaining second information apparatus address
information to establish a second...
In a communication of audio signals between first and second portable-telephone devices through a first portable-telephone base station, a second...
Communication method and transmission apparatus
An electronic device that performs an inverse fast Fourier transform (IFFT) on N (N is an integer equal to or larger than 2) orthogonal frequency-division...
Reception apparatus and electronic equipment
A reception apparatus includes a plurality of reception circuits that receive transmission signals, a plurality of local oscillation circuits that respectively...
Lithium-ion secondary battery, anode for lithium-ion secondary battery,
power tool, electric vehicle and energy...
A lithium-ion secondary battery allowed to improve cycle characteristics and initial charge-discharge characteristics is provided. The lithium-ion secondary...
Power storage device and power storage system
Provided is a power storage device including: a first chassis member; a second chassis member; a power inlet; one or plural power outlets; a battery module; a...
Transistor, display, and electric apparatus
A transistor includes: a gate electrode; a semiconductor layer facing the gate electrode with an insulating layer in between; a pair of source-drain electrodes...
Display device and electronic equipment
A display device includes a pixel array section, the pixel array section having pixels arranged in a matrix form, at least one of the pixels including an...
Processing apparatus and method for determining and reproducing a number
of images based on input path information
An apparatus includes a display controller, a detecting unit, and a reproduction unit. The display controller is configured to control a display unit to display...
Audio description availability notifier
A method and apparatus are provided to notify a visually impaired visual media consumer of the availability of audio description for items of visual media via...
Apparatus and method for augmenting a video image
A method of augmenting a video image comprises the steps of estimating the extent of an identified surface captured within the video image and identifying skin...
Image processing device, image processing method, and program
There is provided an image processing device including a body hair detection unit that detects a body hair region corresponding to body hair from a process...
Camera defocus direction estimation
Apparatus and methods for estimating defocus direction from a single image obtained, such as in a digital camera apparatus, are presented. To determine defocus...
Image processing device and image processing method for processing images
using memory-efficient principal...
A pixel set formation unit in an image analysis unit of an image processing device forms pixel sets from original images subject to analysis. A principal...
Object detection and extraction from image sequences
Object detection and extraction is performed from image sequences utilizing circular buffers for both source images and tracking. The detection and extraction...
Gesture recognition system for TV control
A gesture recognition system using a skin-color based method combined with motion information to achieve real-time segmentation. A Kalman filter is used to...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes an attention area detection unit, a luminance parallax conversion unit, and a parallax estimation unit. The attention...
Information processing terminal device, information processing device,
information processing method, and program
An information processing terminal device includes: a communication unit; a primary content information acquiring unit for acquiring primary content...
Linked display system, linked display method and program
Provided is a linked display system capable of improving availability of information having different scales and amounts of information, a linked display...
Information processing apparatus, program, and information processing
method for representing correlation of...
There is provided an information processing apparatus including a selection part selecting a parameter from graphic data, a display control part controlling an...
Time setting system and time setting method
The present invention provides a time setting system and method thereof that are capable of correctly setting time if a delay occurs in the transmission of time...
Microparticle analysis apparatus and microparticle analysis method
There is provided a microparticle analysis apparatus including a light detection unit configured to detect forward-scattered light generated from a...
Navigation apparatus having screen changing function
There is provided a navigation apparatus including: a display unit having a display screen; a touch panel provided to the display screen; and a display...
Illumination unit, projection display unit, and direct-view display unit
An illumination system including one or more light sources each including a solid-state light-emitting device; and an optical member configured to allow light...
Apparatus for sample introduction, chip for sample introduction, and
method for sample introduction
The present disclosure provides an apparatus for sample introduction including a flow channel, a sample inlet, a metering unit, a separating unit, cell...
Program mode transition
A computing system is configured to execute a computer program on a server and to provide a video stream of the program output to a geographically remote client...
Game device, game control method, and game control program configured to
control a game in which a character is...
A game device includes a light control unit configured to change, in a game field in which an object is located, a position of a light source or a direction of...
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
for a portable information terminal
Display screen or portion thereof with animated graphical user interface
for a portable information terminal
Head mountable display
Radio communication device, base station, method for radio communication,
program and radio communication system
Provided is a radio communication device including a radio communication section that communicates by radio with a base station that changes a cycle for sending...
Wireless communication system, terminal, message sending method, and
program for allowing terminal to execute...
Upon receiving a beacon, a terminal B sends a RTS control message to a terminal A before sending a registration request message to the terminal A. Upon...
Method, apparatus and system for cell handover in communication system
supporting carrier aggregation
A method, apparatus and system for cell handover in the communication system supporting Carrier Aggregation (CA). The method includes: after receiving a...
Wireless communication apparatus, communication system and control method
of wireless communication apparatus
Provided is a wireless communication apparatus including a reception unit that receives group information to identify a group as an operation input for...
System and method for effectively implementing a stroboscopic visual
A system and method for effectively implementing a stroboscopic visual effect with a television device includes a strobe engine that analyzes video data to...
Communication system, transmitter, receiver, communication method,
program, and communication cable
The present invention relates to a communication system, a transmitter, a receiver, a communication method, a program, and a communication cable for providing...
Operation terminal, electronic unit, and electronic unit system
An operation terminal includes: a posture detection section detecting a posture of the operation terminal, a change of the posture, or both thereof; a mode...
Receiving audio/video content
An audio/video content receiver configured to receive media content by a broadcast data path, the media content includes a host module having a tuner configured...
Logical intra mode naming in HEVC video coding
A method and apparatus of using logical mode numbers during both prediction and coding in the bit stream, such as for high efficiency video coders (HEVC). These...
Apparatus and method of adaptive block filtering of target slice
Provided is an image processing apparatus including: area determination unit configured to determine whether or not an area of a control block functioning as...
Image processing apparatus and method, and program
An apparatus for processing source images having known viewpoints is disclosed. The apparatus may include a viewpoint determining section for determining,...
Image processing device and image processing method
There is provided an image processing device including an image input unit that performs image division on an input image, an evaluation value generation unit...
Method and apparatus for protecting the transfer of data
According to one embodiment, a method of descrambling digital multimedia content starts by sending an out-of-band request for encrypted control data to a...
Electronic equipment, control information transmission and reception
methods having bidirectional communication...
Electronic equipment and methods for permitting quick control of the operating state of a source equipment side from sink equipment. A television receiver (sink...
Solid-state imaging device, imaging apparatus, and method of driving the
solid-state imaging device
A solid-state imaging device including a semiconductor substrate; plural photoelectric conversion units formed side by side on the semiconductor substrate to...
An imaging apparatus for performing efficient signal processing depending on the operational mode. In the finder mode, a CCD interface 21a decimates horizontal...
Image processing device and image processing method, and program
There is provided an image processing device including a characteristic estimation portion that, from one of image information obtained from an image sensor and...