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A headphone includes a pair of acoustic reproduction units, a supporting member connecting the pair of acoustic reproduction units, and a soft member configured...
System and method to remove outdated or erroneous assets from favorites or
Systems and methods for creating and employing software to handle the playback of media, especially video, in browsers that, in addition to or instead of...
Adaptive block partitioning with shared bit-budget
In the inventive embedded block coding (EBC) image coding system, sub-block partitioning is selected based on the image content. For example, decisions based on...
Flexible band offset mode in sample adaptive offset in HEVC
A Flexible Band Offset (FBO) apparatus and method of performing Sample Adaptive Offset (SAO) filtering within encoders and decoders, such as according to the...
Image processing apparatus and method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes an image obtaining unit configured to obtain a plurality of images, which are images of the same subject captured from...
System and method for generating robust depth maps utilizing a
A system and method for generating robust depth maps includes a depth estimator that creates a depth map pyramid structure that includes a plurality of depth...
Transmission device, transmission method, reception device, reception
method, and transmission/reception system
High-quality content reproduction is to be realized. A transmission clock is supplied from a sink (repeater) device to a source device via a clock signal line....
Solid-state imaging device and camera
A solid-state imaging device which includes a plurality of pixels in an arrangement, each of the pixels including a photoelectric conversion element, pixel...
Solid-state imaging element, method of driving the same, and camera system
Provided is a solid-state imaging element including pixel signal read lines, and a pixel signal reading unit for reading pixel signals from a pixel unit via the...
Imaging apparatus, imaging method, and program
There is provided an imaging apparatus including a correction section configured to amplify an addition pixel value, which is a value obtained by adding results...
Signal processing device and method, imaging device and solid state
A signal processing device includes a control unit that suspends supplying of a signal to an A/D conversion unit which performs A/D conversion, during an A/D...
Portable electronic equipment with automatic control to keep display
turned on and method
Apparatus and method provide a hold on function in a mobile phone or other portable electronic equipment keeps the display thereof turned on in spite of a...
Communication system and its method and communication apparatus and its
This invention relates to a communication system including a first apparatus having a first storage medium, and a second apparatus for transmitting data to the...
Digital rights management of streaming contents and services
Managing digital rights of contents and services streamed to a client device, including: receiving and validating a certificate from the client device; enabling...
Transmitter, communications system and method for transmitting data
A transmitter for transmitting data signals to at least one communications device over a wired network on a plurality of carriers is provided, wherein the...
Data reproduction circuit and data transmission device
Disclosed herein is a data reproduction circuit including: a comparator configured to compare input data resulting from capacitive coupling with a comparison...
DA converter, solid-state imaging device, driving method of solid-state
imaging device, and electronic...
Disclosed is a digital-analog converter including a current generation section, a current source transistor bias voltage keeping section, a cascade transistor...
Charging apparatus for charging a secondary battery with a wireless
A charging apparatus including a mounting portion on which a plurality of information processing apparatuses are mounted, a power transmission unit that...
Battery, method of manufacturing battery, battery pack, electronic device,
electric vehicle, capacitive storage...
A battery including cladding members in which a metal layer, an external resin layer, an inner resin are laminated; an electrode body which includes a positive...
Memory element and memory device
There are provided a memory element and a memory device in which the state of erasing remains stable by deactivation of a localized site(s) formed inside of a...
Solid-state imaging device with channel stop region with multiple impurity
regions in depth direction
Channel stop sections formed by multiple times of impurity ion implanting processes. Four-layer impurity regions are formed across the depth of a semiconductor...
Solid-state image pick-up device and manufacturing method thereof,
image-pickup apparatus, semiconductor device...
A solid-state image pick-up device is provided which includes a semiconductor substrate main body which has an element forming layer and a gettering layer...
Solid-state imaging device and method of manufacturing the same
A solid-state imaging device with a semiconductor substrate; a pixel formation region in the substrate and including a pixel made of a photoelectric conversion...
Solid state imaging device having a charge accumulation capacitor section
A solid-state imaging device includes a plurality of pixels, each of which includes a photoelectric converter section formed on a first substrate to generate...
Solid-state imaging device with layered microlenses and method for
A solid-state imaging device with microlenses having a first lens layer and a second lens layer, the second lens layer being formed at least at a periphery of...
Light emitting device-light receiving device assembly, and manufacturing
A light emitting device-light receiving device assembly includes: a mount substrate having first and second surfaces, and including a first base as a raised...
Distributing media using a portable digital device compatible with optical
A media distribution system is provided in which a primary means of transport for digital media is through a device with housing shaped as an optical disc and...
Voice processing device and method, and program
A voice processing device includes a voice pitch converting unit that performs a voice pitch converting process with respect to an input voice signal and...
Playback control apparatus, playback control method, and medium for
playing a program including segments...
A playback control apparatus includes a playback controller configured to control playback of first content and second content. The first content is to output...
Display device and display method
Disclosed herein is a display device including: a liquid crystal display section adapted to display an image based on a video signal; a backlight; and a...
A display apparatus includes pixels arranged in a two-dimensional matrix pattern, each of which including a light-emitting unit and a drive circuit that drives...
Position-dependent gaming, 3-D controller, and handheld as a remote
Methods and systems for using a position of a mobile device with an integrated display as an input to a video game or other presentation are presented....
Object recognizing apparatus and method
An object recognizing apparatus and method are provided. The apparatus may include: a viewing direction estimating device configured for respectively estimating...
Security chip, program, information processing apparatus, and information
There is provided a security chip having a tamper-resistant feature, including an acquisition part configured to acquire specific information transmitted by a...
Apparatus, method, program and system for processing information utilizing
a multi-platform capable of managing...
There is provided an information processing apparatus, including a multi-platform capable of managing a plurality of applications, and an operating system which...
Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and
Provided is an information processing apparatus including a transmission processing unit (106) that performs near-field one-to-one communication with a first...
Optical unit and imaging apparatus
An optical unit and an imaging apparatus including the optical unit. The optical unit includes a first lens group, a second lens group, and a third lens group,...
Imaging device and imaging method having saturation determination for an
An imaging device includes an exposure control unit, a determination unit, and an illuminance calculation unit. The exposure control unit is configured to...
Power receiving device, control method of power receiving device, and
power feeding system
A power receiving device including: a power receiving coil configured to receive power when a power feeding device supplies the power via a magnetic field; an...
Aptamer sensor device
The present invention relates to aptazyme sensor devices comprising, in addition to the aptamer, ribozyme and communication components, a competitive inhibitory...
Information processing apparatus and information processing system
An application execution unit executes a game program. A play item acquisition processing unit generates item acquisition information by using an item ID...
Video game competition notifications
Methods and systems are described for automatically sending a popup or other message to another person's electronic device upon finishing a predetermined goal...
System and method for compressing video by allocating bits to image tiles
based on detected intraframe motion...
A system and method are described below for encoding interactive low-latency video using interframe coding. For example, one embodiment of a...
Physiologically active substance collecting device and biological
information acquisition method
A physiologically active substance collecting device, includes: a collecting section brought into contact with a body surface of a living organism to acquire a...
Portable information terminal
Method and apparatus for serving data
VPI/VCI of an ATM cell is translated into an internal ID by distribute VPI/VCI entries into sections in a table according to a portion of each VPI/VCI entry. A...
Wireless communication apparatus, communication system, and information
A wireless communication apparatus includes: a communication control unit performing a connection rights reservation request for wirelessly connecting to a...
Wireless home mesh network bridging adaptor
A network bridging adaptor and method for enabling nodes to access a multi-tier wireless home mesh network is described. The network bridging adaptor is adapted...
Reception apparatus, reception method, transmission apparatus, and
Enable appropriate caching of application programs executed in coordination with AV content. The cache memory temporarily stores a coordinated application that...
Information processing apparatus, data management method, and program
[Object] To realize processing for switching a reproduction state from broadcast data to network data and resuming the reproduction of the original broadcast...