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Method for determining mobile device password settings based on check-in
Methods, devices, and systems are disclosed for altering a mobile electronic device's screen timeout based on a check-in of a mobile device at a venue. A...
On-demand download of partial encrypted content for partial super
A request to render content associated with a first super distributed content file is detected by a content rendering device. At least one portion of the...
Counter, counting method, ad converter, solid-state imaging device, and
A counter configured to perform counting at both edges of an input clock to output an additional value or a subtraction value for a previous count value and a...
Transmit power allocation for adaptive multi-carrier multiplexing MIMO
The present invention relates to transmit power allocation in multi-carrier, multiplexing MIMO communication systems. The present invention especially relates...
Apparatus and method for antenna management
A method and apparatus for antenna management. The method includes: collecting resource use status data from managed access networks; selecting access networks...
Wireless communication device, wireless communication system, and channel
A first communication control unit and a second communication control unit share a single transmission and reception unit. The second communication control unit...
Display device and electronic apparatus
Disclosed herein is a display device including a main board part configured to have a display area including drive wiring and have a display panel disposed in...
Zoom lens and imaging apparatus
A zoom lens includes, in order from an object side to an image side: a first lens group having a positive refractive power; a second lens group having a...
Liquid crystal display device and manufacturing method thereof
A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display element including a first alignment film and a second alignment film and a liquid crystal...
An imaging apparatus has an optical lens having an optical axis in a first axial direction; an imaging element facing the optical lens in this direction; an...
Exposure control methods and apparatus for capturing an image with a
moving subject region
A moving subject detection map is generated by performing moving subject region determination based on input image information from an image capture portion,...
Imaging apparatus and camera
An imaging apparatus including a pixel, a current source, and a signal processing circuit. The pixel outputs signal charge, obtained by imaging, as a pixel...
Image pickup circuit
An image pickup circuit including a plurality of circuit blocks. Each of the plurality of circuit blocks includes a plurality of comparing elements, a single...
Image signal processing circuit, image capture device, image signal
processing method, and program
The present invention relates to an image signal processing circuit, an image capture device, and image signal processing method, and a program capable of...
Solid-state image pickup device and signal processing method therefor
The invention makes it possible to perform effective A/D conversion on pixel signals read from a pixel array part, to achieve a reduction in power consumption...
Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program
An image processing apparatus includes a stereoscopic effect adjustment unit that receives left eye images and right eye images applied to three-dimensional...
Dynamic adjustment of predetermined three-dimensional video settings based
on scene content
Predetermined three-dimensional video parameter settings may be dynamically adjusted based on scene content. One or more three-dimensional characteristics...
Light emitting element drive apparatus and portable apparatus using same
A light emitting element drive apparatus capable of outputting the lowest voltage satisfying drive conditions and having high light emitting efficiency and low...
Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic device
A display device, a method for driving the same, and an electronic device capable of making .mu. correction function reliably even in the case where light...
Laminated structure, display device and display unit employing same
A laminated structure which can reduce defect by preventing deposition failure or holes of an insulating film, manufacturing method, and a display unit that...
EL display device and electronic apparatus to compensate back-gate effect
on light-emitting unit drive transistor
A display device includes: a plurality of light-emitting elements, each light-emitting element having a light-emitting unit and a driving circuit for driving...
Display apparatus and method of driving same
A display apparatus including a pixel array and a driver configured to drive the pixel array, the pixel array having scanning lines as rows, signal lines as...
Comparator, solid-state imaging device, electronic apparatus, and driving
A comparator includes: a first amplifying unit that includes a differential pair configured with a pair of transistors which are first and second transistors,...
Information processing device, terminal device, information processing
method, and status display method
There is provided an information processing device including a difference information acquiring unit that acquires, for one or a plurality of first vehicles...
Signal transmission cable and flexible printed board
A signal transmission cable includes a multi-layer parallel transmission path, a single-layer parallel transmission path, and a single-layer/multi-layer...
Oscillation circuit and test circuit
Disclosed herein is an oscillation circuit including: a control transistor changing an electric potential at an output terminal thereof by proceeding to one of...
Reference voltage circuit and image-capture circuit
A reference voltage circuit for generating a reference voltage to be referred when a pixel signal is digitally converted, includes ramp voltage generating means...
Battery controller, battery control method and program
There is provided a battery controller including a storing unit which stores an upper limit voltage and a lower limit voltage, each defining a first voltage...
Self-light emitting display unit and electronic device
A self-light emitting display unit capable of improving manufacturing yield is provided. Sizes of color pixel circuits corresponding to pixels for R, G, and B...
Semiconductor device and method of fabricating the same
A semiconductor device includes: a mount body; a semiconductor chip mounted on the mount body via projecting connecting terminals; and a filling resin filled...
Semiconductor device and method of manufacturing the same
A semiconductor device including a semiconductor substrate having oppositely facing first and second surfaces, the first surface being an active surface and...
Semiconductor device with a chip prevention member
There is provided a semiconductor device including a semiconductor layer, a protective layer including a transparent material, and a transparent resin layer...
Metal oxide semiconductor having epitaxial source drain regions and method
of manufacturing same using dummy...
A method of manufacturing a transistor by which sufficient stress can be applied to a channel region within allowable ranges of concentrations of Ge and C in a...
Method for producing organic transistor, organic transistor, method for
producing semiconductor device,...
Provided is a method of producing an organic transistor, including collectively forming a gate insulating film and an organic semiconductor film by applying,...
Infrared sensing element and infrared imaging device
An infrared sensing element is provided and includes a substrate, a supporting electrical insulating layer formed on the substrate; a first electrode formed on...
Information processing apparatus, sound material capturing method, and
An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a music analysis unit for analyzing an audio signal serving as a capture source for a sound...
Solid-state imaging device, method of manufacturing solid-state imaging
device, and electronic apparatus
A solid-state imaging device including a substrate, a through-hole, a vertical gate electrode, and a charge fixing film. A photoelectric conversion unit...
In the present invention, there is provided a battery pack including first to fifth terminal portions sequentially arrayed at one side surface of a housing,...
Wireless communication system
In order to transmit a large amount of data in series at a time with a MIMO communication scheme while avoiding deterioration of decoding characteristics due to...
Communication system, transmission apparatus, transmission method,
reception apparatus and reception method
An AV system composed of an HD recorder and a display unit uses a communication interface of the HDMI. An HDMI source of the HD recorder transmits image data...
Dynamic insertion of cinematic stage props in program content
Dynamically replaceable assets are inserted in program content and may be used for the insertion of cinematic stage props therein. Such assets can be used for...
Methods, information providing system, and reception apparatus for
distribution of at least one content version
An information providing system, reception apparatus, and methods thereof are provided for providing content data. The method for providing content includes...
Method for replacing an illegitimate copy of a software program with a
legitimate copy and corresponding system
A method for replacing an illegitimate copy of a software program with a legitimate copy is provided, the method including: determining metadata of a first...
Information processing apparatus, method and computer program storage
device having user evaluation value table...
An information processing apparatus includes a user evaluation value table and a display controller portion. In the user evaluation value table, user evaluation...
Information processing apparatus, information storage medium, content
management system, data processing...
A configuration for achieving efficient content verification processing based on hash values is provided. Hash values of hash units set as segmented data of a...
Information processing apparatus, method and program for writing file
system metadata of plural operating systems
An information processing apparatus includes a transmission unit transmitting a command of a second operating system to the second operating system when...
Sound localization for user in motion
Methods, apparatus, and computer programs for simulating the source of sound are provided. One method includes operations for determining a location in space of...
Relay station and communication control method
Provided is a relay station relaying wireless signals between a base station and a mobile station, the relay station including: a communication unit configured...