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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/13

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12/26/2013 > 166 patent applications in 59 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20130342426 - Facilitating use of a device based on short-range wireless technology: Various devices may include a short-range wireless transmitter and/or one or more short-range wireless readers. When a first device including the transmitter is placed near a second device including the one or more readers, a relative location of the first device may be determined. Information regarding the relative location of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130342428 - Display module, electronic device and display control method: The present invention provides a display module, an electronic device and a display control method. The display module may comprise: a first display unit disposed in a first area, configured to display first image information, wherein the first display unit has a first transmittance, and the first transmittance is higher... Agent:

20130342427 - Monitoring through a transparent display: Traffic obstacles or other objectives in front of a vehicle or a person can be monitored by using a monitoring system including a display device, a camera unit, and a control unit. The display device includes a transparent display which allows a user to view a scene through the transparent... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20130342429 - Flexible display panel, display device having the display panel, and method of manufacturing the display panel: A flexible display panel includes a non-flexible first substrate in a first display area, a flexible second substrate in a second display area, a light emitting unit on a side of the first and second substrates, and a thin film encapsulation member on the light emitting unit.... Agent:

20130342430 - Color sequential image method and system thereof: A color sequential image method for displaying images using two color fields includes analyzing and sorting percentages of a plurality of colors constituting an input color image, in which a first color possesses a most percentage, a second color possesses a middle percentage, and a third color possesses a third... Agent: Wistron Corp.

20130342432 - Cholesteric liquid crystal writing tablet erased by a piezoelectric transducer: A display device includes a cholesteric liquid crystal writing tablet and a piezoelectric transducer. The piezoelectric transducer is subjected to a mechanical force that generates a voltage that is applied to the writing tablet that erases writing on the writing tablet. A further feature is a display device comprising a... Agent: Kent Displays Incorporated

20130342431 - Systems and methods for calibrating a display to reduce or eliminate mura artifacts: Systems, methods, and devices are provided to reduce or eliminate mura artifacts on electronic displays. For example, pixels may be programmed to a uniform gray level before all or a substantial number of gates of the pixels are activated. The voltages on some or all source lines that supply the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130342433 - Dynamic backlight control for video displays: Extended operation of battery-powered devices including a visual display such as an LCD screen in a cell phone or a personal media player depends on low power consumption of the display device. For saving display power, dynamic backlight control can be used, involving adjustment of backlight brightness combined with transformation... Agent:

20130342434 - Liquid crystal display device capable of reducing residual images and related method thereof: A method of reducing residual images of a liquid crystal display device includes generating multiple pulse width modulation signals corresponding to display blocks of a liquid crystal panel in turn; generating multiple driving signals corresponding to the display blocks according to the pulse width modulation signals; and correspondingly providing backlight... Agent:

20130342435 - Thin-film transitor backplane for displays: An electro-optical element may be controlled by a circuit. The circuit may include two transistors having a control capacitor coupled to the common node of the two transistors. The control capacitor may be charged to a value through the selection transistor during the row selection period. The amount of the... Agent:

20130342441 - Character input method and information processing apparatus: A character input method to be executed by a computer, the character input method includes: acquiring a first image from an imaging device; detecting an object from the first image; specifying a character group corresponding to a first position of the object detected from the first image, based on correspondence... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20130342449 - Cushioned user inferface or control device: A user interface or control includes a cushion-type support member and a user input member that is interconnected with and carried by the support member. The support member defines an upwardly facing recess, and the input member may be a user interface or control device that is contained within the... Agent:

20130342450 - Electronic devices: Sensors (120-1) to (120-2) detect motion of a target or shape of a target or motion and shape of a target. Display section (140) displays an icon that denotes that sensors (120-1) to (120-2) are detecting the target.... Agent: Nec Corporation

20130342445 - External recording device combined with input unit: Provided is an external recording device including a text input unit capable of inputting text or data to a terminal device.... Agent:

20130342439 - Flexible display apparatus: A flexible display apparatus includes a substrate that is flexible and is foldable according to an intention of a user, the substrate including a display area, wherein a size of the substrate is variable according to a folding thereof, a deformation sensing unit that is in an overlapping relationship with... Agent:

20130342443 - Gesture detecting apparatus and method for determining gesture according to variation of velocity: The present invention discloses a gesture detecting apparatus which includes an image capturing device and a processing unit. The image capturing device is for capturing an object light beam reflected by an object and outputting corresponding image information accordingly. The processing unit is for processing the image information and generating... Agent: Pixart Imaging Incorporation

20130342447 - Handheld electronic device having gesture-based control and a method of using same: The present disclosure describes a handheld electronic device having a gesture-based control and a method of using the same. In one embodiment, there is provided a method, comprising: determining from a motion signal a movement type associated with a movement of the electronic device from a number predetermined types of... Agent: Blackberry Limited

20130342437 - Image data generation using a handheld electronic device: The present disclosure provides improved generation of images using a handheld electronic device. Motion of the handheld electronic device is detected using a sensor of the handheld electronic device and data, dependent upon the sensed motion, is transmitted from the device to a remote electronic device. An image, representative of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130342446 - Image display device, image display system including the same, and method for controlling the same: An image display device includes a display unit that displays images in page units and a memory which stores data, and flashes an import button displayed on the display unit upon receipt of image data, and in response to operation of the import button by a user, stores received image... Agent:

20130342448 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program product: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes: a detector configured to set a detection area curved in an arc shape to a frame image included in a video that is based on input video data, with reference to a position of a face image included in the video... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130342440 - Information processing device and information processing method: According to one embodiment, an information processing device includes: a display controller configured to display a screen comprising input regions to which information is capable of being input, on a display; a transmitter configured to transmit the information input to at least one of the input regions to an external... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130342442 - Input system: An input system includes a first gesture detection unit and a second gesture detection unit. The first gesture detection unit includes a first light emitting device for emitting a first light beam, a first light sensing device for receiving the first light beam reflected by a first motion trajectory generated... Agent: Pixart Imaging Incorporation, R.o.c.

20130342436 - Laptop and projector device: The present invention is a laptop and projector device that includes a laptop computer, a projector incorporated into the laptop computer and a projector eye disposed in front of the projector. The laptop and projector device also includes a hand held remote control that controls the projector eye and the... Agent:

20130342444 - Method and apparatus for hand gesture trajectory recognition: Method and apparatus for hand gesture trajectory recognition. The method includes: pre-defining sixteen hand gesture trajectory models, and classifying the sixteen hand gesture trajectory models into three types of hand gesture trajectory models; judging an input hand gesture trajectory belongs to which type of the three types of hand gesture... Agent:

20130342438 - Method and apparatus for measuring audience size for a digital sign: Measuring audience size for a digital sign comprises generating a plurality of paths, one for each face detected in a first sequence of video frames captured by a camera proximate the digital sign, and generating a zone in the sequence of video frames through which passes a threshold number of... Agent:

20130342451 - Methods, apparatus, and article for force feedback based on tension control and tracking through cables: A haptic interface system includes a cable based haptic interface device and a controller. The controller receives information related to movement of a grip in real-space and generates a stereoscopic output for a display device. The stereoscopic output includes images of a virtual reality tool whose motions mimic motions of... Agent: Mimic Technologies, Inc.

20130342452 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling a position indicator: A method includes displaying information including a plurality of characters on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device, detecting an indicator control mode input, in response to detecting the indicator control mode input, displaying an indicator controller associated with a position indicator, the indicator controller having a first area associated... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130342453 - Method for displaying a stereoscopic cursor among stereoscopic objects: A stereoscopic cursor method comprising: generating a virtual plane based on a variable cursor scene depth of a stereoscopic cursor for a stereoscopic user interface, the stereoscopic user interface comprising plural stereoscopic buttons, wherein the virtual plane is positioned between a viewer and the plural stereoscopic buttons; and causing the... Agent: Cyberlink Corp.

20130342457 - Data manipulation on electronic device and remote terminal: Methods and systems of manipulating data on an electronic device and a remote terminal are disclosed. The system includes at least one controller in an electronic device and a remote terminal, configured to initialize the electronic device and the remote terminal, detect a first input signal associated with a desired... Agent: Cape Evolution Limited

20130342454 - Display apparatus, remote controlling apparatus and control method thereof: A remote controlling apparatus, a display apparatus and a controlling method are provided. The remote controlling apparatus for selecting one of a plurality of operating modes of an external device being operable between a pointing mode and a gesture mode, associated with the remote controlling apparatus, includes an output unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130342455 - Display apparatus, remote controlling apparatus and control method thereof: A remote controlling apparatus, a display apparatus and a controlling method are provided. The remote controlling apparatus for selecting one of a plurality of operating modes of an external device being operable between a pointing mode and a gesture mode, associated with the remote controlling apparatus, includes an output unit... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20130342458 - Methods and systems for input to an interactive audiovisual device: A method of operating an user input device relative to a projection screen includes: displaying a user interface via a projector in the A/V device; receiving a captured image from a camera tracking a two-dimensional (2D) coordinate of a light source from images of the capture image; displaying a cursor... Agent:

20130342456 - Remote control apparatus and control method thereof: A remote controlling apparatus to provide a plurality of control modes includes a communicating unit which performs communication with an external display apparatus which provides a user interface screen, a detecting unit which detects a movement of the remote controlling apparatus, a mode change button unit which receives a user... Agent:

20130342459 - Fingertip location for gesture input: A user can use a finger, or other such object, to provide input to a computing device. The finger does not have to contact the device, but can be positioned and/or oriented in such a way that the device can determine an input that the user is attempting to provide,... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20130342460 - System, method, and graphical user interface for controlling an application on a tablet: A system, method, and graphical user interface for playing games and/or executing applications on a tablet-based client. One embodiment of a graphical user interface (GUI) for playing a video game on a tablet-based client device comprises: a virtual controller rendered on a display of the tablet computer, the virtual controller... Agent:

20130342461 - Heating device and mouse using same: An exemplary computerized mouse includes a heating device which can warm a hand of a user when the computerized mouse is operated. The heating device includes a first sensing device, a heating member, a temperature regulator, and a controller. The first sensing device generates a first sensing signal when the... Agent:

20130342462 - Controlling backlights based on angle of display and keyboard base: Example embodiments disclosed herein relate to turning on backlights of a keyboard. An angle of a display relative to a base or keyboard is determined or monitored. The backlights are turned on based on at least two values of the angle.... Agent:

20130342464 - Input device with interchangeable surface: An input device with an interchangeable surface is described. In one or more implementations, an input device base includes a connection portion configured to provide a physical and communicative coupling to a computing device and a plurality of sensors configured to initiate respective inputs responsive to contact from a user.... Agent:

20130342465 - Interchangeable surface translation and force concentration: An input device with an interchangeable surface is described. In one or more implementations, an input device base includes a connection portion configured to provide a physical and communicative coupling to a computing device and a plurality of sensors configured to initiate respective inputs responsive to contact from a user.... Agent:

20130342463 - Method for inputting character and information processing apparatus: A method for inputting a character executed by a computer that inputs a character, the method includes: obtaining a first pressed position at which the pressing operation has been performed and a first key corresponding to the first pressed position; detecting deletion of a character input using the first key;... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20130342466 - System and methods for raised touch screens: A touch sensitive display assembly includes a touch screen and a button array. The touch screen is configured to display one or more input keys. The button array includes one or more buttons corresponding to the one or more input keys. The button array is formed by a substrate attached... Agent: Tactus Technology, Inc.

20130342467 - Dynamically updating a smart physical keyboard: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system, method, and program product for dynamically updating an input language of a smart physical keyboard. A local computer receives an indication that a remote session has been started, where starting the remote session includes the local computer accessing a remote computer. The... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130342480 - Apparatus and method for controlling a terminal using a touch input: Terminals, apparatuses and methods for controlling an operation of or an application executed by a terminal by recognizing a touch input on a surface of a terminal, including: a mapping unit to map a touch recognition area on a first surface of the terminal on an active area on a... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20130342483 - Apparatus including a touch screen and screen change method thereof: An apparatus for screen change includes a touch screen to divisionally display a first region where a first screen is displayed and a second region where a second screen is displayed, and a controller to detect whether a display change event for a screen display change occurs in at least... Agent:

20130342486 - Automatic annotation de-emphasis: A method of modifying an annotation input on an interactive display in an interactive input system is described. Reference pixel values in a region of interest of a reference frame are determined. The region of interest is associated with the annotation. The reference pixel values are stored in memory. It... Agent:

20130342488 - Cholesteric liquid crystal writing tablet erased by a piezoelectric transducer: A display device includes a cholesteric liquid crystal writing tablet and a piezoelectric transducer. The piezoelectric transducer is subjected to a mechanical force that generates a voltage that is applied to the writing tablet that erases writing on the writing tablet or a portion thereof. A further feature is a... Agent:

20130342491 - Control method, control device, display device and electronic device: A control method is described that is applicable to an electronic device having a sensor unit with a first detection distance and a second detection distance measured from the electronic device, and with the second detection distance being smaller than the first detection distance. The method includes detecting the 3D... Agent:

20130342481 - Disabling display lines during input sensing periods: Embodiments of the present invention generally provide a processing system for a display device having an integrated sensing device. The processing system includes a driver module coupled to a plurality of transmitter electrodes. Each transmitter electrode includes one or more common electrodes configured for display updating and input sensing. The... Agent:

20130342479 - Display device with an integrated touch screen and method for driving the same: A display device with an integrated touch screen including a panel including electrodes divided into n number of groups, where n is an integer more than or equal to two; a display driver IC configured to apply a common voltage to the n divided groups when a driving mode of... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130342471 - Display with wireless transmission functions: A display with wireless transmission functions for transmitting wireless signals to a first wireless transmission module of an electronic device; said display comprising: a screen, touch module and second wireless transmission module; of which, the touch module is configured on the screen; and the second wireless transmission module is mounted... Agent:

20130342484 - Electronic device having floating panel: Disclosed is an electronic device having a floating panel. The electronic device includes a display bracket; a panel provided on the front side of the display bracket and configured to sense a touch input and to provide visual information; an actuator provided on the panel, and configured to provide a... Agent:

20130342468 - Method for determining touch location on a touch panel and touch panel module: s

20130342485 - Method for improving touch recognition and electronic device thereof: A method for recognizing touch information in an electronic device and an electronic device. The method includes, when a touch is detected, determining whether or not a touch input mode for the touch; determining a reference distance in consideration of the touch input mode; and determining an event type corresponding... Agent:

20130342487 - Mobile terminal and control method therefor: A mobile terminal capable of performing a touch input and a control method therefor are provided. A mobile terminal includes a display unit and a controller. The display unit displays screen information. The controller receives a control signal for setting the screen information as a locked screen, and controls the... Agent:

20130342482 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal including a wireless communication unit configured to wirelessly communicate with at least one other terminal; a touch screen display configured to display contents; and a controller configured to receive a touch and drag action across the touch screen display, display a moveable partitioning graphic at a position... Agent:

20130342473 - Multi-zone touchscreen orientation: A tablet portable information handling system touch screen display includes a touch surface that extends past the periphery of a display surface to accept touch inputs used to establish an orientation of images presented at the display surface. For example, thumb and palm touches at the touch surface outside the... Agent:

20130342474 - Multi-zone touchscreen sensing at a portable information handling system: An information handling system includes a touch screen with a first zone disposed over a display and a second zone that extends past a periphery of the display. End users interact with an operating system and applications of the information handling system with touches input in the first zone responsive... Agent:

20130342489 - Multimedia, multiuser system and associated methods: A table system includes a touch screen having a touch detection surface and a display, and a computer. The touch screen serves as an input device for the computer and the computer is configured to supply a continuous video signal to the display. The touch detection surface is configured to... Agent:

20130342472 - Pixel occlusion mitigation: In one embodiment, a method includes determining output modifications to apply to pixels of a display based on a modification map for pixels of the display. The modification map provides output-modification values for the pixels to mitigate optical occlusion of pixels of the display optically occluded by micro-features of a... Agent:

20130342492 - Portable multi-touch input device: A portable input device is described. The portable input device can wirelessly send control signals to an external circuit. The control signals can derive from touch or gestures applied to a touch sensitive surface. The control signals can also include a mouse click equivalent control signal generated by mechanical manipulation... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130342477 - Sensor for digitizer and method for manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a sensor for a digitizer including a first magnetic layer, a first coil formed on one surface of the first magnetic layer, an insulating layer formed on one surface of the first magnetic layer, a second coil formed on one surface the insulating layer, and a second... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130342470 - Systems and methods for memorization of an electronic publication: The present approach includes presenting an e-book having content, in which the content includes selected content and non-selected content. The method includes receiving a first prompt to hide the selected content of the e-book and hiding the selected content, in response to the first prompt, while presenting the non-selected content... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130342490 - Touch determination with signal compensation: A multi-touch system includes a panel for conducting signals, e.g. by FTIR, from incoupling points to outcoupling points, to define detection lines across the panel. A signal processor operates in a repeating sequence of iterations to obtain an output signal from a detector coupled to the outcoupling points and generate... Agent: Flatfrog Laboratories Ab

20130342469 - Touch intensity based on accelerometer readings: A mobile device having a touch screen and an accelerometer may utilize the accelerometer readings to determine the intensity of a touch made to the touch screen. The force of the touch causes the mobile device to move and vibrate thereby causing a change in the acceleration forces along the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130342475 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel. The touch panel according to a first embodiment of the present invention includes a transparent substrate that is partitioned into an active region and an inactive region outside the active region, a first electrode that is formed in the active region of one surface... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130342476 - Touch panel: Disclosed herein is a touch panel, including a transparent substrate on which a wiring array is formed; a first connector formed on an end of the wiring array; a flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) on which a circuit terminal is formed; and a second connector formed on the circuit terminal... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130342478 - Touch sensing apparatus and driving method thereof: A touch sensing apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a display device including a plurality of pixels and displaying an image; a touch screen including a plurality of touch sensors and being included in the display device; display panel driving circuits for driving the display device;... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130342494 - Auxiliary input device, and electronic device and electronic system including the auxiliary input device: An auxiliary input device is provided for an electronic device including a capacitive touch sensor. The auxiliary input device includes at least one key, which includes an upper conductive layer, a lower conductive layer, and at least one supporting element. The lower surface of the lower conductive layer has a... Agent: Htc Corporation

20130342508 - Bending threshold and release for a flexible display device: A flexible display device and a method for accurately recognizing a user's flex input bending of the flexible display device is described. The present invention is able to discard unintentional flexing of the flexible display device while being able to accurately recognize a user's intended flex input command based on... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20130342506 - Capacitive touch sensor having correlation with a receiver: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for digital signal processing (DSP) techniques for generally improving a signal-to-noise ratio (SNR) of capacitive touch sensors.... Agent:

20130342507 - Capacitive touchscreen system with switchable charge acquisition circuit: Disclosed herein are various embodiments of a capacitive touchscreen system which includes switchable charge acquisition circuits and corresponding charge integrator circuits for sensing mutual capacitances associated with a touchscreen. Various embodiments of the switchable charge acquisition circuits and corresponding charge integrator circuits provide lower power consumption, increased operational stability, substantially... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20130342497 - Detection method, device and system for detecting self-capacitance touch screen: It is provided a self-capacitance touch screen detection method, device and system. The method includes: receiving a scanning waveform by a currently detected channel of a self-capacitance touch screen; inputting the voltage of the scanning waveform into an input terminal of a voltage following unit, and driving at least a... Agent: Focaltech Systems, Ltd.

20130342509 - Flexible display device and data displaying method thereof: A flexible display device and a data displaying method thereof are disclosed. The device includes a touch sensor to generate touch events according to touch actions, a flexible sensor to generate a bend signal as one side of the device is bent, a storage unit to store a function table,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130342501 - Hybrid force sensitive touch devices: A hybrid touch-screen display that integrates force-based touch-screen technology with any one from among a group of projective capacitive, surface capacitive, resistive, digital resistive, SAW, IR, APR, DST, optical and electromagnetic touch-screen technologies to provide an ability to compensate for non-perfect force transfer. An alternate implementation is also disclosed that... Agent:

20130342505 - Input unit, electronic device, and mobile terminal: An input unit disposed opposite to a display unit having a plurality of pixel areas arranged in a matrix, includes: a substrate; a first detecting electrode pattern provided on the substrate; a second detecting electrode pattern provided on the substrate; and an insulator provided at a portion corresponding to an... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130342502 - Method for increasing accuracy of touch coordinate calculation in a capacitive multi-touch system: In a method for increasing accuracy of touch coordinate calculation in a capacitive multi-touch system, it performs operations on obtained data for de-noising of the obtained data and increasing its linearity so as to generate data with excellent stability and linearity. An integral accumulation operation is performed to generate data... Agent:

20130342496 - Sensing circuit of a touch panel and operation method of a sensing circuit of a touch panel: A sensing circuit includes a capacitor array, a comparator, and a processing unit. The comparator compares a detection voltage of each sensing unit with a common voltage of the touch panel to generate a corresponding comparison result. The processing unit generates a corresponding adjustment signal according to the corresponding comparison... Agent:

20130342503 - Signal enhancing method for capacitive touch panel of mobile device: A signal enhancing method for capacitive touch panel of mobile device provides a reference potential by a reference bar that is next to a sensor bar, wherein when the reference potential is a ground potential, the reference bar becomes a ground (GND) bar. The sensor bar and GND bar may... Agent:

20130342495 - Tape-based grounding structures: An electronic device housing may have conductive walls and planar metal internal housing structures. A display in the electronic device may have a touch sensor layer such as an array of capacitive touch sensor electrodes. The display may have display layers in a plastic chassis structure and a metal chassis... Agent:

20130342493 - Touch detection on a compound curve surface: Described is detecting touch on a compound curve surface that displays content for touch-based interaction. Touch may be detected by processing an infrared image to detect a shadow corresponding to the touch, and/or by detecting infrared reflection corresponding to the touch. Also described is providing a curved surface with capacitive... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130342504 - Touch panel and display device including the same: The present invention relates to a touch panel, comprising: a screen part comprising a first conductive pattern portion, and a router part comprising a second conductive pattern portion, in which the first conductive pattern portion and the second conductive pattern portion have the same line height, and there is no... Agent: Lg Chem, Ltd.

20130342498 - Touch panel and image display device including the same: A self capacitance type touch panel includes a touch driver including a plurality of touch ICs; and a touch unit including a plurality of touch groups that are controlled by the plurality of touch ICs, respectively, wherein each of the plurality of touch groups includes a plurality of pattern electrodes,... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130342499 - Touch-and-play input device and operating method thereof: A touch-and-play input device coupled to an electronic device having a touch unit is provided. The touch-and-play input device comprises an input unit, a attaching unit and at least one conductive unit. The input unit generates an input signal. The attaching unit comprises an attaching surface. The conductive units are... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20130342500 - Touch-sensing display panel module and related driving method: An embedded sensor of a touch panel includes at least a readout unit and a reset unit. The total readout length or the total reset length during each sensing period may be larger than the pixel refresh period by introducing other readout units, introducing other reset units, or increasing the... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20130342510 - Handwriting input apparatus: A handwriting input apparatus used with an electromagnetic pen is disclosed. The handwriting input apparatus comprises a controller, an electromagnetic antenna board, a signal processing circuit and a charging circuit. The signal processing circuit processes the electromagnetic signals received by the electromagnetic antenna board. The charging circuit used to charge... Agent: Waltop International Corporation

20130342511 - Touch-control writing tool: A touch-control writing tool wherein the pipe body of the touch-control writing tool has a long through hole and an opening on one end thereof. A rotating element is pivotally provided on the end of the opening of the pipe body. The writing head of a rod body goes through... Agent:

20130342514 - Detection apparatus, detection system, and detection apparatus drive method: A detection apparatus includes a substrate which includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix and adapted to generate pixel signals, a plurality of drive lines arranged in a column direction and each connected in common to a plurality of pixels in a row direction, a plurality of data... Agent:

20130342513 - Display apparatus and method of driving the display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a controller configured to receive image data associated with at least a first frame and a second frame immediately following the first frame. The controller is further configured to generate image signals using the image data. The display apparatus further includes a data driver configured to... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130342512 - Multiple function display system: A display system which includes a first image display; a second image display; a reflective polariser disposed between the first image display and the second image display, with the second image display disposed on a viewing side of the display system; and a controller for addressing image data to the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130342515 - Over-drive controller applied to a display panel and method for over-drive control therein: An over-drive controller applied to a display panel and a method for over-drive control are provided. The over-drive controller includes an analyzing unit and an over-drive delta value determining unit. The analyzing unit is arranged for analyzing information of a current pixel in order to generate an over-drive information. The... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp

20130342516 - Shift register unit and gate drive device for liquid crystal display: A shift register unit and a gate drive device for a liquid crystal display are disclosed. Both gate and drain of the tenth thin film transistor are connected to the source of the fifth thin film transistor, a source thereof is connected to a low voltage signal input terminal, threshold... Agent: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20130342517 - Grayscale-based field-sequential display for low power operation: A field-sequential display is operated in one of a color mode or a grayscale mode. In the color mode, a video source provides image content in the form of multiple-color image data having a frame rate of X Hz and a display controller uses the multiple-color image data to drive... Agent:

20130342518 - Information processing apparatus and method, and photoelectric conversion apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes: multiple optical propagation paths configured to propagate light; a photoelectric conversion element configured to perform photoelectric conversion on light propagated through each of the multiple optical propagation paths at mutually different partial areas in a photoelectric conversion area; and an estimating unit configured to estimate... Agent:

20130342520 - Digital-to-analog-conversion circuit and data driver for display device: DAC includes a decoder that receives N number of reference voltages and an n-bit digital signal (n 4) to select first to third voltages, and an operational amplifier to output (first voltage+second voltage+2 third voltage)/4 voltage. The operational amplifier is able to output, for respective 2̂n combinations of the n-bit... Agent: Renesas Electronics Corporation

20130342519 - Organic light emitting device: An organic light emitting device is provided. The organic light emitting device includes an organic light emitting panel, a drive unit receiving image data and image luminance discrimination signal that includes information on a maximum luminance of the image and providing a data voltage corresponding to the image luminance discrimination... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130342523 - Adaptive control of display characteristics of pixels of a lcd based on video content: Determining pixel behavior type of a pixel or a group of pixels of a LCD and triggering adjustment in drive power of the pixel or the group of pixels based on the pixel behavior type. The pixel behavior type indicates relative motion of areas on the LCD in a video.... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20130342522 - Circuits for controlling display apparatus: The invention relates to methods and apparatus for forming images on a display utilizing a control matrix to control the movement of MEMs-based light modulators.... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20130342521 - Electronic display device: In a display device (10) resembling a bottle and having electroluminescent display segments (12) resembling a spectrum analyser in the place of a label, the display segments are arranged to produce different display effects in response to differing sound levels as detected by a microphone (30). A control circuit (20)... Agent:

20130342524 - Image display method: An image display method comprising displaying a first image of an imaged zone in a first display window and displaying a second image of only a part of the imaged zone in a second display window (S2) distinct from the first display window, and refreshing a majority of the first... Agent:

20130342528 - Apparatus and method for traversing hierarchical acceleration structure: An apparatus and method for traversing a hierarchical acceleration structure may determine whether a current traversal node is a leaf node, may calculate a first distance from the current traversal node to a pop level and a second distance from a root node to the pop level when the current... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130342527 - Avatar construction using depth camera: A method for constructing an avatar of a human subject includes acquiring a depth map of the subject, obtaining a virtual skeleton of the subject based on the depth map, and harvesting from the virtual skeleton a set of characteristic metrics. Such metrics correspond to distances between predetermined points of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130342526 - Depth-assigned content for depth-enhanced pictures: According to various embodiments of the invention, a system and method are provided for enabling interaction with, manipulation of, and control of depth-assigned content in depth-enhanced pictures. Depth-assigned content can be assigned to a specified depth value. When a depth-enhanced picture is refocused at a focus depth substantially different from... Agent:

20130342525 - Focus guidance within a three-dimensional interface: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media providing focal feedback and control in a three-dimensional display. Focal anchors are provided at different depths and used to determine at what depth the user is currently focusing. The focal anchors are also used to receive input from the user. By looking at a focal... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130342530 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An information processing apparatus and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes receiving spatial positions associated with a plurality of images. The method determines displacements of the images in opposing first and second horizontal directions, based on at least the spatial positions. The method... Agent:

20130342531 - Image signal processing device, transmitting device, image signal processing method, program and image signal processing system: An image signal processing device is provided which includes a receiving unit for receiving an image signal and setting information for each predetermined unit of the image signal including image type setting information to define whether the image signal represents a stereoscopic image and gamma correction setting information to define... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130342529 - Parallax image generating apparatus, stereoscopic picture displaying apparatus and parallax image generation method: An embodiment provides a parallax image generating apparatus including a disparity generating section, a disparity correcting section and an image shifting section. The disparity generating section is configured to receive a depth of each part of an input image, and based on the depth, generate a disparity for each part... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130342533 - Multi-modal method for interacting with 3d models: The present disclosure concerns a methodology that allows a user to “orbit” around a model on a specific axis of rotation and view an orthographic floor plan of the model. A user may view and “walk through” the model while staying at a specific height above the ground with smooth... Agent:

20130342534 - Reactive virtual environment: A system (and corresponding method) is provided that enables virtual spaces to be created based upon user activity and populated with users associated with, interested in or active within the same areas as the user, thus facilitating serendipitous interactions and exchange of knowledge. The system dynamically binds user representations (e.g.,... Agent: Cisco Technology, Inc.

20130342532 - Representation and discovery of geometric relationships in a three dimensional model: Systems and methods for maintaining equivalence relations in product data management (PDM) systems. A method includes receiving a 3D model including a plurality of components, and receiving a selection of one of the plurality of components of the model. The method includes receiving a selection of at least one equivalence... Agent: Siemens Product Lifecycle Management Software Inc.

20130342535 - Hierarchical tree traversal in graphics pipeline stages: Described is a technology by which a hierarchical tree structure is traverses at different stages in a graphics pipeline, in a coarse-to-fine fashion. In one aspect, each relevant coarser pipeline stage in the GPU pipeline traverses the tree until stopped by the “coarseness” of that pipeline stage, and passes the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130342536 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the same and computer-readable medium: Object information concerning an object image is input. Line-of-sight information of a viewer is input. Conversion parameters for converting for values on a coordinate system on an object image in the virtual space defined with respect to a display device into values on the coordinate system of the display device.... Agent:

20130342537 - Movement based level of detail adjustments: Systems and methods for providing movement based level of detail (“LOD”) adjustments for textures in a graphics application are disclosed. The method includes displaying, in a user interface of a display device, a plurality of frames representing movement within a geographic area. The geographic area has texture rendered at one... Agent:

20130342539 - Generating simulated eye movement traces for visual displays: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer programs encoded on a computer storage medium, for receiving a baseline resource and one or more candidate change resources at a computing device, the baseline resource and the one or more candidate resources being displayable on a display, rendering the baseline resource as an... Agent:

20130342538 - Method and apparatus for customer experience segmentation based on a web session event variation: Web session events are captured during different web sessions. A segmentation model is generated based on a number of occurrences of the web session events for different time stamp periods. The segmentation model plots a segmentation graph that may identify differences between the web session events with respect to time... Agent: Tealeaf Technology, Inc.

20130342540 - System and method for placing cluster groupers in a visual display: A system and method for placing cluster groupers in a visual display is provided. Groupers of document clusters are obtained. One of the groupers is placed into a center of a display. A further grouper is selected, and a size of the further grouper is determined. An angle for placement... Agent: Fti Technology LLC

20130342541 - Systems and methods for displaying patient-related data: Systems and methods for displaying patient-related data to a care provider are provided. Patient-related values are received. The quantity of values is greater than a graph overflow threshold indicative of an amount of display space of a graph. A set of visible values is defined based at least in part... Agent: General Electric Company

20130342542 - Method and system to manipulate multiple selections against a population of elements: Methods and systems to manipulate multiple selections against a population of elements are disclosed. One method may include: method for manipulating selections against a population of elements, the method comprising: receiving a plurality of data sets; determining one or more overlaps, each overlap comprising a common region between at least... Agent: Quintiles Transnational Corp.

20130342543 - Method and an apparatus for facilitating efficient information coding: A method and an apparatus for producing a coded graphic representation. The method includes providing a graphic array and processing at least a portion of the graphic array. A graphic array can be provided such that an array of graphic indications which includes a plurality of graphic indication pairs can... Agent: Creative Technology Ltd

20130342544 - Indicating the progress of a boot sequence on a communication device: Disclosed is a method of indicating the progress of a boot sequence on a communication device, the method comprising initiating the boot sequence; receiving input at the communication device during the boot sequence; and, in response to receiving input, outputting a progress indicator indicating the progress of the boot sequence.... Agent:

20130342545 - Displaying map layers in order: A system and method for displaying map layers in order. First vector data which defines one or more features of a first layer of a map is received from a server. Second vector data which defines one or more features of a second layer of the map is received from... Agent: Google Inc.

20130342546 - Method and system for conversion of graphical representations of automation environments: A method for the conversion of graphical representations of automation environments is provided. The method includes receiving first graphics data in a first format comprising a first graphical representation of a first portion of an automation environment. The method also includes processing the first graphics data to convert the first... Agent:

20130342547 - Early sample evaluation during coarse rasterization: A technique for early sample evaluation during coarse rasterization of primitives reduces the number of pixel tiles that are processed during fine rasterization of the primitive. A primitive bounding box determines when a primitive is small and may not actually cover any samples within at least one fine raster tile.... Agent:

20130342548 - Display module and electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, a display module includes a display unit, a control unit and a ground unit. The display unit includes a circuit and is configured to display an image. The control unit is connected to the display unit, is configured to control the display unit, and includes a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130342549 - Apparatus and method for processing rendering data: An apparatus and method for processing rendering data that may group vertex data that is received from a host computer, and may assign a shader processing unit to process a vertex shader among one or more shader processing units, and process the grouped vertex data using the assigned shader processing... Agent:

20130342550 - Method and apparatus for buffering read-only images and/or readable and writable images into buffer device: An exemplary method for buffering an image into a buffer device includes following steps: checking a first predetermined criterion; when the first predetermined criterion is not met, converting at least a first image in the buffer device into at least a corresponding second image in the buffer device, wherein a... Agent:

20130342551 - Methods and apparatus for image processing at pixel rate: Embodiments of the present invention provide for improved timing control in 2-D image processing to maintain a constant rate of fetches and pixel outputs even when the processing operations transition to a new line or frame of pixels. A one-to-one relationship between incoming pixel rate and outgoing pixel rate is... Agent: Analog Devices Technology

20130342552 - Techniques for accessing a graphical processing unit memory by an application: Various embodiments are presented herein that may allow an application direct access to graphical processing unit memory. An apparatus and a computer-implemented method may include accessing allocated graphical processing unit memory of a second resource via a link from a first resource. The allocated graphical processing unit memory may be... Agent:

20130342553 - Texture mapping techniques: Improved techniques for texture mapping are described. In one embodiment, for example, a host may include a processor circuit and a graphics management module, and the graphics management module may be operable by the processor circuit to determine that a texture value corresponding to a texture coordinate is unavailable, determine... Agent: Intel Corporation

20130342554 - Method, system and electronic device for association based identification: A method for association based identification. The method includes providing at least one identifier and communicating identification information based on the at least one identifier. The method further includes receiving and processing identification information. Each of the at least one identifier can be associated with a color code. Identification information... Agent: Creative Technology Ltd

20130342555 - Assistance for color recognition: Embodiments of the present invention provide an approach for processing a color image for a color blind person to perceive color variation within the color image. Specifically, in a typical embodiment, a color image is received from an image capture device or other means. Each area of the color image... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130342557 - Color correction of images: Systems and techniques can be used to correct color of an image by expanding red, green, blue (RGB) values at each pixel of the image using a base of order-root functions f(R, G, B). In one aspect, a method includes receiving an image, where a plurality of pixels of the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130342556 - Controlling an appearance of an apparatus: A method comprising: producing a visual output using a user history dependent upon a plurality of past events relevant to a user of an apparatus; detecting a new event relevant to the user of the apparatus; creating a new user history dependent upon the plurality of past events relevant to... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130342558 - Method of correcting unevenness of display panel and correction system: A process of correcting display unevenness of a liquid crystal panel 40 of the present invention includes following steps. (1) Supply image data to the liquid crystal panel 40 and display the liquid crystal panel 40. (2) Capture an image of a display area of the liquid crystal panel 44... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130342559 - Temporally consistent superpixels: A method and an apparatus for generating superpixels for a sequence of frames are described. A feature space of the sequence of frames is separated into a color subspace and a spatial subspace. A clustering is then performed in the spatial subspace on a frame basis. In the color subspace... Agent:

20130342561 - Data visualization rendering system and method: In a data visualization system, a method of generating a representation of data values for a plurality of data points being visualized in an image space, the method comprising the steps of the data visualization system: i) retrieving data values from a data storage module in communication with the data... Agent: Business Intelligence Solutions Safe B.v.

20130342560 - Layering a line with multiple layers for rendering a soft brushstroke: A method for drawing a line having a gradient opacity across a width of the line includes receiving a path for rendering the line in a user interface, and rendering, by a computing device, a plurality of composite lines on a user interface along the path to form the line.... Agent: Motorola Mobility LLC

20130342562 - Visual accessibility for vision impaired: A method involves presenting a viewer of images on an electronic display with a plurality of images each of which displays an ordered range of intensities of colors for each of a plurality of color families; providing the viewer with control over selection of a gamma correction factor for each... Agent:

20130342563 - Electronic device with mirror function command and mirror function: An electronic device includes a display screen, a protection layer located on the display screen, a detection unit, and a processing unit. The detection unit detects an operation of commanding a mirror function generated by a user, and produces a trigger signal when detecting the operation of commanding the mirror... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20130342564 - Configured virtual environments: A display apparatus and method for creating and displaying configured virtual environments based on real world source environments. A mixed reality environment includes real and virtual objects, and a set of one or more virtual objects may be associated with a source environment and stored as a configured environment for... Agent:

20130342565 - Indoor structure inference using points of interest: In one implementation, a method may comprise: obtaining a digital map of an indoor region that identifies boundaries between subsections within the indoor region; and approximating locations of walls separating rooms within at least one of the subsections based, at least in part, on locations of feature labels provided in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20130342566 - Method of editing contents and an electronic device therefor: Methods for editing contents in a touch screen electronic device are provided. One method detects user selection of a plurality of displayed contents to be combined within one contents region, such as a memo. Main contents and sub-contents are determined from the selected contents, based on a predetermined input gesture.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130342567 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for processing of multimedia content: In accordance with an example embodiment a method, apparatus and computer program product are provided. The method comprises determining an angle of rotation indicative of an overlap region between a first image and a second image associated with a multimedia content. The method further comprises determining one or more intermediate... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130342572 - Control of displayed content in virtual environments: A system and method are disclosed for controlling content displayed to a user in a virtual environment. The virtual environment may include virtual controls with which a user may interact using predefined gestures. Interacting with a virtual control may adjust an aspect of the displayed content, including for example one... Agent:

20130342568 - Low light scene augmentation: Embodiments related to providing low light scene augmentation are disclosed. One embodiment provides, on a computing device comprising a see-through display device, a method including recognizing, from image data received from an image sensor, a background scene of an environment viewable through the see-through display device, the environment comprising a... Agent:

20130342569 - Method and apparatus for augmenting an index generated by a near eye display: A method, apparatus and computer program product are provided in order to augment an index image generated by a near eye display in order to more clearly present at least a portion of the index image. In the context of a method, a position of the mobile terminal relative to... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130342571 - Mixed reality system learned input and functions: A see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display apparatus providing a mixed reality environment wherein one or more virtual objects and one or more real objects exist within the view of the device. Each of the real and virtual have a commonly defined set of attributes understood by the mixed reality system... Agent:

20130342570 - Object-centric mixed reality space: A see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display apparatus providing a mixed reality environment wherein one or more virtual objects and one or more real objects exist within the view of the device. Each of the real and virtual have a commonly defined set of attributes understood by the mixed reality system... Agent:

20130342574 - Range of focus in an augmented reality application: A computer-implemented augmented reality method includes receiving one or more indications, entered on a mobile computing device by a user of the mobile computing device, of a distance range for determining items to display with an augmented reality application, the distance range representing geographic distance from a base point where... Agent: Google Inc.

20130342573 - Transitioning 3d space information to screen aligned information for video see through augmented reality: Methods, apparatuses, and systems are provided to transition 3D space information detected in an Augmented Reality (AR) view of a mobile device to screen aligned information on the mobile device. In at least one implementation, a method includes determining augmentation information associated with an object of interest, including a Modelview... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20130342577 - Image synthesis for diagnostic review: Embodiments of methods and/or apparatus can allow a viewing practitioner to adjust how image content can combined from multiple radiographic images of the same subject or different image processing of one image of a subject to control additional information gained by the combination and/or for improved diagnosis. In one embodiment,... Agent:

20130342578 - Imaging system and method for use in surgical and interventional medical procedures: A system and method for displaying images of internal anatomy includes an image processing device configured to provide high resolution images of the surgical field from low resolution scans during the procedure. The image processing device digitally manipulates a previously-obtained high resolution baseline image to produce many representative images based... Agent:

20130342576 - Projector, image display system, and method of controlling projector: An image display system includes a first projector and a second projector, and makes the first projector and the second projector operate in cooperation with each other to form a single projection image on a common screen. The first projector and the second projector are connected to each other via... Agent:

20130342575 - Systems and methods to display rendered images: A computer-implemented method to display a rendered image is described. A base image is obtained. A rendered image is obtained. The rendered image is matched to a location on the base image. The rendered image is overlaid onto the base image at the location to generate a set of layered... Agent: 1-800 Contacts, Inc.

20130342579 - Multimedia interaction system and related computer program product capable of avoiding unexpected interaction behavior: A multimedia interaction system includes: multiple electronic devices and a location detection circuit. The location detection circuit dynamically detects respective electronic device's spatial position and orientation. When an user instructs a source electronic device of the multiple electronic devices to transmit a target image object toward a selected direction, the... Agent: Realtek Semiconductor Corp.

20130342580 - Virtual business desktop for arrangement of objects: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for user interfaces. In one aspect, there is provided a method. The method may include generating a virtual desktop including a plurality of objects organized in accordance with at least one of a theme and a structure; providing a navigation pane... Agent:

20130342581 - Touch sensor navigation: A method for image navigation on an electronic device is described. The method includes displaying an image. The method also includes detecting at least one contact with a touch sensor to obtain a first position. The method further includes obtaining an updated position corresponding to a contact movement. The method... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20130342582 - Image processing apparatus, method, and program using depression time input: An image processing apparatus which includes an extension width determination unit for determining an extension width based on a depression time of the cursor at a reference position on an image display unit where a releasing operation of the cursor was performed, which is a time during which the cursor... Agent: Facebook, Inc.

20130342583 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device capable of substantially preventing a bruising phenomenon and a driving method thereof are provided. The display device includes a display panel which displays an image and a signal controller which controls signals for driving the display panel. The signal controller includes a first accurate color capture (“ACC”)... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130342589 - Display method and apparatus having a display panel with a backlight unit utilizing white and blue light sources: A display apparatus is disclosed. The display apparatus includes a panel unit which comprises a plurality of sub pixels having different colors; a backlight unit which provides backlight to the panel unit using a white light source and a blue light source; an image processing unit which converts image data... Agent:

20130342587 - Display, image processing unit, and display method: A display includes: a gain calculation section obtaining, according to an area of a high luminance region in a frame image, a first gain for each pixel in the region; a determination section determining, based on first luminance information for each pixel in the high luminance region and the first... Agent:

20130342585 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus and image processing method are disclosed. The image processing apparatus includes an image input unit receiving input image data to obtain grayscale values of a display image, a modeling unit calculating a luminance change ratio for each grayscale value according to a change of an on-pixel... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130342586 - Parallax barrier type stereoscopic image display device: A parallax barrier type stereoscopic image display device comprises: an image panel that display a left-eye image and a right-eye image; a barrier panel that has a switchable barrier comprising a liquid crystal layer, a reference electrode positioned above the liquid crystal layer, and a plurality of driving electrode channels... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130342588 - Signal processing circuit, display device and electronic apparatus: A signal processing circuit supplies a gradation signal specifying a gradation to be displayed on pixels comprising; a conversion unit that extracts a extraction signal specifying a gradation to be displayed on a predetermined number of pixels including a certain pixel for each RGBW, from the video signal specifying a... Agent:

20130342584 - Stage circuit and organic light emitting display device using the same: An organic light emitting display device having a stage circuit capable of creating a scan signal and a light emitting control signal. The stage circuit includes a control unit controlling a first node and a second node corresponding to signals of a first input terminal, a third input terminal, and... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130342590 - Three-dimensional image display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel including left-eye pixels and right-eye pixels, a three-dimensional controller which separates a first image signal into left-eye and right-eye image signals, outputs a second image signal such that the left-eye image signal is applied to the left-eye pixels during a left-eye frame, a... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130342591 - Extending dynamic range of a display: A method for extending dynamic range of a display that can attenuate brightness to match scene brightness is disclosed. Standard RGB sub pixel filtering as well as neutral density sub pixel filtering is performed. The color addressability of the display is utilized to extend the dynamic range of the emitted... Agent:

  
12/19/2013 > 166 patent applications in 51 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20130335298 - Notification method: Method of providing notification messages on a bar form factor display device operating at low power, the bar form factor display device comprising front and back major faces, the front major face arranged to present a first display screen and the back major face arranged to present a second display... Agent: Yota Devices Ipr Ltd.

20130335299 - Display control device, display, display system and computer-readable medium: A display control device includes a position specifying unit, an image specifying unit and a controller. The position specifying unit specifies a position of a second apparatus on a display screen of a first apparatus. The image specifying unit specifies one of an image displayed on a display screen of... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20130335300 - Electronic apparatus, control method, and storage medium: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a virtual identification information generator and a display controller. The virtual identification information generator generates a virtual identification information item to virtualize the display, for each of two or more external devices wirelessly connected to the electronic apparatus by use of a... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130335302 - Selective illumination: In embodiments of selective illumination, an illumination system includes light sources implemented for selective illumination of a target within a field of view of an imaging system. The illumination system also includes optics that can be positioned to direct light that is generated by a subset of the light sources... Agent:

20130335303 - User interface interaction for transparent head-mounted displays: Embodiments of the present invention are directed toward enabling a user to quickly interact with a graphical user interface (GUI) displayed by the HMD. Utilizing techniques provided herein, a hand or other object can be used to select visual elements displayed by the HMD. The visual elements can be located... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20130335301 - Wearable computer with nearby object response: Exemplary methods and systems relate to detecting physical objects near a substantially transparent head-mounted display (HMD) system and activating a collision-avoidance action to alert a user of the detected objects. Detection techniques may include receiving data from distance and/or relative movement sensors and using this data as a basis for... Agent: Google Inc.

20130335304 - 3d display apparatus and 3d display system: The present invention provides a three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus and a 3D system. The system comprises the 3D display apparatus and polarizer glasses. The 3D display apparatus comprises a display panel and a pattern retarder film. Retarder rows of the pattern retarder film are positioned to pixel row pairs of... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.

20130335305 - 3d display apparatus and 3d display system: The present invention provides a three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus and a 3D system. The system comprises the 3D display apparatus and polarizer glasses. The 3D display apparatus comprises a display panel and a pattern retarder film. Retarder rows of the pattern retarder film are positioned to pixel row pairs of... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20130335307 - Displays with pixel circuits capable of compensating for transistor threshold voltage drift: A display device includes a pixel array. The pixel array includes multiple pixel elements. At least one pixel element includes an OLED, a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, a first capacitor and a second capacitor. The first transistor has a first terminal coupled to an anode of... Agent:

20130335306 - Organic light emitting display panel and method for driving the same: The present invention provides an organic light-emitting display (OLED) panel and a method for driving the same. The OLED panel comprises pixel rows, data lines, scan lines and power lines, and each of the pixel rows includes pairs of first and second pixels, and the data lines cross the scan... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20130335308 - Liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel is proposed. The LCD panel includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of matrix-arranged pixels. Each of the plurality of pixels includes a plurality of subpixels. Each of the plurality of subpixels is electrically connected to a... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.

20130335309 - Electronic devices configured for adapting display behavior: A method for adapting display behavior on an electronic device is described. The method includes obtaining an image. The method also includes determining a backlight level based on the image. The method further includes determining a compensated image based on the image and the backlight level. The method additionally includes... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America, Inc.

20130335317 - Apparatuses for contributively modifying image orientation for display: An embodiment of an apparatus for contributively modifying an image orientation is introduced. The apparatus includes a display angle detection unit configured to detect a display angle setting. A parameter storage unit stores a display parameter being utilized to determine how to modify images. The hot-plugging processing unit changes a... Agent:

20130335311 - Flexible portable device: A flexible portable device is disclosed. The flexible portable device includes a display unit for displaying an image, a communication unit for performing communication with an external device, a sensor unit for sensing user input or an environment of the flexible portable device, and a control unit for controlling the... Agent:

20130335316 - Gesture based control application for data sharing: Receiving user gesture input commands and interpreting the commands to conduct presentation level control system processing and related presentation communications includes, in one example, detecting an input gesture command via a controller and processing the input gesture command via a processor. The example may also include retrieving at least one... Agent: Amx LLC

20130335312 - Integration of thin film switching device with electromechanical systems device: This disclosure provides systems and methods for thin film switching devices, such as thin film transistors and thin film diodes, which are integrated in a display apparatus. In one aspect, a thin film switching device is positioned on a rear side of an electromechanical systems (EMS) display element formed over... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130335314 - Intelligent reminding apparatus and method thereof: An intelligence reminding apparatus and a method thereof. The intelligence reminding method comprises: using an image capturing unit to preview a preview-image or capture a dynamic image; detecting at least one face image of the preview-image or the dynamic image to obtain a face image; recognizing the face image according... Agent: Altek Corporation

20130335318 - Method and apparatus for doing hand and face gesture recognition using 3d sensors and hardware non-linear classifiers: A method of controlling a mobile or stationary terminal comprising of the steps of one of multiple ways for 3D sensing a hand or face, recognizing the visual command input by trained hardware that does not incorporate instruction based programming and then causing some useful function to be performed by... Agent:

20130335319 - Mobile device operation using grip intensity: Mobile device operation using grip intensity. An embodiment of a mobile device includes a touch sensor to detect contact or proximity by a user of the mobile device; a memory to store indicators of grip intensity in relation to the touch sensor; and a processor to evaluate contact to the... Agent:

20130335315 - Mobile handset accessory supporting touchless and occlusion-free user interaction: An accessory device for handheld electronic devices such as, for example, a cellular telephone, a smart phone, a media player, and a tablet computer includes circuitry for sensing flow of human breath and for communicating with the handheld electronic device, to enable user control of the handheld electronic device employing... Agent:

20130335313 - Process of creating a display, system for creating a display, and mobile untethered display device: A process of creating a display, a system for creating a display, and a mobile untethered display device are disclosed. The process includes providing image data to a first spectator display device, providing image data to a second spectator display device, and activating at least one of one or more... Agent: Tait Technologies, Inc.

20130335320 - Remote control communication device and navigation device: Disclosed is a remote control communication device including a data generating unit 107 for generating virtual image data imitating an interface not existing in a remote device 2 of type determined in such a way that the interface can be operated in the remote device 2; a data processing unit... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20130335310 - System and method for activating, actioning and providing feedback on interactive objects within line of sight: Systems and methods are provided for line of sight, hands free interaction with interactive objects within a defined space on a line of sight basis. The system can include a base station in communication with one or more interactive objects having a variety of display options. Details about the display... Agent: Mastercard International Incorporated

20130335321 - Head-mounted video display device: According to an illustrative embodiment, a head-mounted display is provided. The head-mounted display includes a display portion; and a touch sensor, wherein the head-mounted display is operable to display a cursor on the display portion at a position determined according to a line of sight between a wearer of the... Agent:

20130335322 - User input utilizing dual line scanner apparatus and method: A user input method and apparatus may comprise a two line object imaging sensor having a primary line scan-sensor providing a primary line scan-sensor output and a secondary line scan-sensor providing a secondary line scan-sensor output, representing pixels in a current primary scan row and a current secondary scan row,... Agent: Validity Sensors, Inc.

20130335324 - Computer vision based two hand control of content: A system and method for manipulating displayed content based on computer vision by using a specific hand posture. In one embodiment a mode is enabled in which content can be manipulated in a typically two handed manipulation (such as zoom and rotate).... Agent: Pointgrab Ltd.

20130335323 - Cursor control device and system: A cursor control device includes an image sensor, at least one button, a processing unit, a selection unit and a transmitter. The image sensor captures a plurality of image frames. The at least one button outputs a trigger signal while being pressed. The processing unit calculates a displacement according to... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20130335325 - Multi-part apparatus and data transmission method thereof: A multi-part apparatus and a data transmission method thereof are provided. The method is adapted to a multi-part apparatus having a master apparatus and a separable slave apparatus. The master apparatus and the slave apparatus are attached to each other through magnetism, and each of them has a wireless transmission... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20130335326 - Rfid-based input device: An input device for use with a computer system includes: a pad and a portable unit operating as a computer mouse. The pad includes: a first antenna providing power to the portable unit, a radio frequency transmitter, a radio frequency receiver, a data link between the pad and the computer... Agent:

20130335329 - Computer input device: An apparatus comprising a monitor and a base. The base may be configured to display a plurality of characters received from both a first source within the monitor and a second source. The base may be connected to the monitor through a physical connection and an optical connection. The optical... Agent:

20130335328 - Digital chalkboard menu: A digital chalkboard menu may be configured and utilized to provide active and/or interactive information to customers and potential customers of a restaurant, café, or other food service area. The digital chalkboard menu may be configured to display a menu of food or related items that are available for sale... Agent: Six Continents Hotels, Inc.

20130335327 - Keyboard appliance for touchscreen: A keyboard activates areas of a touchscreen according to user interaction with the keyboard. A discharge circuit provides a discharge path for altering the electrostatic field of the touchscreen. Such discharge circuit excludes the user's finger (or stylus). Instead of grounding to the user, a ground plane in varying embodiments... Agent: Solomatrix, Inc.

20130335330 - Media processing input device: Media processing input devices are described. In one or more implementations, an input device includes a connection portion having at least one communication contact configured to form a communicative coupling with a computing device and a magnetic coupling device to form a removable magnetic attachment to the computing device to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130335331 - Ergonomic keyboard: An ergonomic keyboard is described. In one aspect, a keyboard layout for a subject language is developed by determining a percent of frequency of monograph characters and digraphs of characters used in writing in the subject language. Thereafter, each key for the characters from each most frequent digraph is positioned... Agent: King Saud University

20130335332 - Method for adjusting angle of chemical bond figure and device thereof: The application provides a method for adjusting angles between graphical chemical bond vectors comprising: receiving an input from specific keys of a keyboard when a typesetting focus is located at one end of a graphical chemical bond vector; determining a rotating direction for the vector based on the received input;... Agent:

20130335340 - Controlling display of images received from secondary display devices: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for controlling display of images received from secondary display devices. In accordance with embodiments of the present invention, a method includes controlling a first display to display a first image. The method may also include receiving predetermined touch input via the first display. Further,... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130335357 - Cover glass button for display of mobile device: A cover glass pressure-sensitive button for a mobile device is disclosed, a piece of pressure sensor is configured under peripheral of a cover glass for a display of a mobile device. The cover glass can be pressed like a button, and a signal is output from the pressure sensor to... Agent: Universal Cement Corporation

20130335342 - Display device with integrated touch screen: A display device with integrated touch screen is provided. The display device may include a panel and a touch IC. The panel may include a plurality of driving electrodes and sensing electrodes. The touch IC may compensate for a feedback common voltage outputted from the panel by generating a compensation... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130335343 - Display device with integrated touch screen: A display device with integrated touch screen is provided. The display device may include a panel, a display driver IC, and a touch IC. The panel may include a plurality of driving electrodes and sensing electrodes. The display driver IC may apply a driving pulse to the driving electrodes and... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130335344 - Display devices and methods of manufacturing display devices: A display device includes a display panel, a phase retardation layer disposed above the display panel, a touch sensing structure including at least one sensing pattern directly disposed on at least one face of the phase retardation layer, a polarization plate disposed on the touch sensing structure, a window disposed... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335348 - Dual display device and method of controlling the same: A dual display device includes: a transparent first display device; a second display device coupled to the first display device; and a controller for controlling first information regarding an external environment to be displayed on at least one of the first display device or the second display device.... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335333 - Editing content using multiple touch inputs: Multitouch capabilities can be used to allow a user to set adjust one or more application control parameters at the same time as editing commands are provided via touch input. The control parameters may relate to how/what edit commands are provided, such as allowing for varying brush characteristics, colors, gradients,... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20130335350 - Electronic chalkboard system and control method thereof and display apparatus: An electronic chalkboard system including a plurality of display panels, a pointing device which touches the plurality of panels, an image processor which processes an image to be displayed on one of the plurality of panels that is drawn by the pointing device, a controller which selects one of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130335338 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: A method includes exciting a first gate line of a touch-sensitive display to control display of information, driving a first scanning electrode of the touch-sensitive display while exciting the gate line, wherein the first gate line is associated with a first area of the display and the first scanning electrode... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130335358 - Gesture recognition: A state machine gesture recognition algorithm for interpreting streams of coordinates received from a touch sensor. The gesture recognition code can be written in a high level language such as C and then compiled and embedded in a microcontroller chip, or CPU chip as desired. The gesture recognition code can... Agent:

20130335356 - Gesture-based selection text recognition: An image is displayed on a touch screen. A user's underline gesture on the displayed image is detected. The area of the image touched by the underline gesture and a surrounding region approximate to the touched area are identified. Skew for text in the surrounding region is determined and compensated.... Agent: Google Inc.

20130335341 - Image display device, image control device, image forming device, image control method, and storage medium: An image display device includes: a display that displays an image which represents a first part of information content and that switches the image to represent a second part of the information content; a detection section that detects a contacting object which contacts the display; an image switch determination section... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20130335352 - Image display system, display apparatus, and display method: According to some aspects, an image display apparatus is provided comprising a display apparatus comprising a display section and a controller. The controller may be configured to display a map image via the display section, set location specification information based on an input specifying a position on the map image,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130335359 - Information processing terminal, and method for controlling same: The present invention provides an information processing terminal that has improved operability in the vicinity of the gap between a plurality of touch panel displays. The information processing terminal has a first combination display and detector, a second combination display and detector, a detector, and a processing unit. The first... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications Ltd.

20130335353 - Interactive and 3-d multi-sensor touch selection interface for an automated retail store, vending machine, digital sign, or retail display: Vending machines, automated retail stores, and retail displays with a computer controlled, activation system that senses either the gesture of a customer proximate product display tubes or a touch-screen selection on a computer screen. Item-based lighting produces variable visual effects in conjunction with actual or potential vends to provide an... Agent:

20130335336 - Interactive lobby partition: An interactive lobby partition may be used to provide interactive information to users and/or to provide area or module integration within a larger space. The partition may include a first side with an interactive display device and/or digital travel information. The partition may also include a second side with a... Agent: Six Continents Hotels, Inc.

20130335335 - Method and apparatus for gesture based copying of attributes: A method and apparatus for copying of attributes of user interface (UI) elements on a touch screen display is disclosed. The method comprises detecting a gesture of a plurality of predefined gestures made on a UI element displayed on a touch screen display, wherein the gesture selectively signifies at least... Agent: Adobe Systems Inc.

20130335351 - Modeling piezos for minimized power consumption and maximized tactile detection on a haptic display: A haptic display with a touch screen surface enabled to be tactically detectable by the addition of a thin-film piezo stimulator thereto is disclosed. A modeling for minimized power consumption and a maximized tactile detection on the display is also disclosed. The haptic screen, during operation of a touch screen,... Agent:

20130335334 - Multi-dimensional image detection apparatus: According to the present invention, a multi-dimensional image detection apparatus includes a touch surface, at least one two-vision image sensing module located proximally to the touch surface, and a control module coupled to the image sensing module. The multiple-dimensional image detection apparatus can detect a foreign object's image with at... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

20130335339 - Multi-touch gesture-based interface for network design and management: Methods, computing devices, and computer-readable media are provided for interpreting gestures and triggering actions on a graph when the gestures are detected. The triggered actions may include the addition or deletion of nodes, connections between nodes, or connections between node ports; the expansion or collapse of a set of nodes;... Agent:

20130335346 - Portable electronic apparatus with sensing mechanism of physiological characteristics and related method thereof: A method used for a portable electronic apparatus includes: providing a touch panel for receiving an input of a user; and, determining whether to perform a sensing operation upon an sensed object corresponding to the input of the user via the touch panel to generate a sensing result which is... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20130335361 - Systems and methods for displaying data on large interactive devices: A method for displaying data on a large interactive device is provided. The method can include detecting a cupped hands gesture including a first cupped hand and a second cupped hand proximate a LID display surface. The method can further include altering a first display parameter of a display object... Agent:

20130335355 - Touch device and an electrostatic shielding method thereof: The present disclosure provides a touch device comprising at least one first conductive axis, a plurality of second conductive units, a plurality of bridging structures and an insulating layer. The first conductive axis has a plurality of openings in which the second conductive units are located respectively There is a... Agent:

20130335345 - Touch display device: A touch display device includes a transparent substrate, a light-blocking frame layer and a transparent protecting layer. The transparent substrate includes a frame area and a visual area. The light-blocking frame layer is disposed above the frame area of the transparent substrate. The transparent protecting layer is disposed above the... Agent: Hannstouch Solution Incorporated

20130335347 - Touch display devices, cover lens thereof and bonding equipment for fabricating touch display device: A touch display device is provided. The touch display device includes a cover lens which has a first flat outside surface and an opposite second concave inner surface. A touch sensing element is disposed under the second surface of the cover lens and a display element is disposed under the... Agent: Hannstar Display Corp.

20130335337 - Touch modes: Touch modes are described. In one or more implementations, a first mode of interaction is supported with a user interface displayed by a display device of a computing device having touchscreen functionality, the first mode usable to interact directly with a user interface using the touchscreen functionality. A second mode... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130335362 - Touch panel control circuit, drive circuit of display device, and display device: A touch panel control circuit includes a switch signal generation circuit, a touch panel drive signal generation circuit that generates a touch panel drive signal, and a synchronizing signal generation circuit. The switch signal generation circuit generates a switch signal corresponding to a generation timing of the touch panel drive... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130335360 - Touch screen interaction methods and apparatuses: Methods, apparatuses and storage medium associated with touch screen interaction are disclosed herein. In various embodiments, a method may include detecting, by a device, such as a mobile device, an about to occur interaction with an area of a touch sensitive display of the device; and providing, by the device,... Agent:

20130335349 - Touch sensing apparatus and method: An apparatus may include a processor and a touch sensing device coupled to the processor. The apparatus may further include a force determining module operative on the processor to receive a detection signal from a first portion of the touch sensing device, determine a contact area at the first portion... Agent:

20130335354 - Ultra-thin inertial actuator: An inertial actuator includes an electro-active polymer EAP actuator, a substrate, and one or more mass elements. The EAP actuator includes at least one EAP layer located between a pair of driving electrodes. The EAP actuator may include a multilayer stack of alternating EAP layers and electrode layers. The EAP... Agent: Strategic Polymer Sciences, Inc.

20130335370 - Apparatus and method for proximity touch sensing: An apparatus performs proximity touch sensing, and includes a shield layer, an electrostatic capacity touch panel disposed with a specific distance above the shield layer, and a proximity touch controller for sensing a non-contact touch by supplying a voltage to the electrostatic capacity touch panel and the shield layer and... Agent:

20130335375 - Curved touch panel, method for fabricating the same, and display system with the same: A method for fabricating a capacitive curved touch panel is provided for solving the problems of the conventional methods, i.e., unsuitableness of the methods for mass production and fabricating large touch panels and touch panels of complicated curved surface shapes. The method includes the steps of (a) preparing a patterned... Agent: Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.

20130335368 - Display device: A display device includes a first substrate, a display unit located at the first substrate for displaying an image, a first pad unit coupled with the display unit and located at an end side of the first substrate in a first direction, and a second substrate on the first substrate... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335365 - Display device including touch sensor: A display device include a first surface, a sensing capacitor having a sensing input electrode and a sensing output electrode, wherein the sensing capacitor stores a first amount of charges and the sensing capacitor stored a second amount of charges when an external object contacts on the first surface, a... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335366 - Display device with integrated touch screen: A display device with integrated touch screen is provided. The display device may include a panel and a touch IC. The panel may include a plurality of driving electrodes and sensing electrodes. The touch IC may apply a driving pulse to the driving electrodes and receive a plurality of sensing... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130335373 - Electronic device with a touch sensor: The electronic device 1 includes a touch sensor 11, a press detection unit 12 configured to detect a press on the touch sensor 11, a control unit 15 configured to, upon detecting data based on a press that satisfies a predetermined standard, any of the applications running in the background... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130335363 - Electronic system and the control method therein: The invention relates to an electronic system comprising a touch module and a control module. The touch module includes at least one sensing unit and a touch panel for sensing input operations executed by a user respectively and generates at least one sensing signal or at least one touching signal... Agent: Ideacom Technology Inc.

20130335369 - Information processing device, information processing method: An information processing device includes an input operation function identification unit configured to identify an input operation and a function performed on a display screen including at least two areas; an area determination unit configured to determine an area among the at least two areas of the display screen to... Agent:

20130335367 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: Provided are a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) device and a driving method thereof. A method of driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes: transferring a pull-up signal to a corresponding gate line formed in an in-cell touch panel during an image output period in one frame and, after the... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130335364 - Portable electronic apparatus and key pad thereof: A portable electronic apparatus and a key pad thereof are disclosed. The portable electronic apparatus includes a processing module, a panel, and a key pad. The processing module provides a virtual keyboard interface on a capacitive touch surface of the panel. The key pad is placed on the capacitive touch... Agent:

20130335371 - Touch device and a detection method thereof: A touch device is provided in the present disclosure. The touch device comprises a plurality of piezoelectric transducers arranged in a touch region of a substrate and a plurality of signal wires located on the substrate and electrically connecting the plurality of piezoelectric transducers. The touch device in the present... Agent:

20130335374 - Touch panel equipped display device and driving method for the same: A touch panel includes a plurality of drive lines and a plurality of sense lines, a sampling switch connected to the sense lines, and an integral circuit connected to the sense lines through the sampling switch. The sampling switch is arranged to keep an on- or off-state for a certain... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130335372 - Touch screen device and method thereof for sensing approach: The present document discloses a touch screen device and a method for implementing proximity sensing by the touch screen device. The method includes: within a time interval of scanning sensing channels of a capacitive touch screen one by one, performing whole layer scanning for the sensing channels of the capacitive... Agent: Zte Corporation

20130335376 - Voltage difference-based capacitive touch detection device, capacitive touch detection method and capacitive touch screen panel, and display device with built-in capacitive touch screen panel: Provided is a new capacitive touch detection device, detection method, and touch screen panel for detecting a touch signal by detecting a voltage difference of a sensor pattern from a driving voltage applied by an auxiliary capacitor, and to a display device having a built-in capacitive touch screen. A capacitive... Agent:

20130335379 - Computing device, apparatus and system for display and integrated projection: Embodiments of an apparatus and system are described for a hybrid computing device. Some embodiments may comprise a computing device having an enclosure arranged to support a display on a front of the enclosure, a projector adjustment ring integrated into a portion of the perimeter of the enclosure, and a... Agent:

20130335377 - Notebook touch input device: A notebook touch input device includes a first main body, a second main body and at least one touch module. The first main body has a display module. The second main body is pivotally connected to the first main body. The first main body can be selectively closed onto the... Agent:

20130335378 - Touch device: A touch device includes a frame body, multiple first transmitters, multiple first receivers, multiple second transmitters, multiple second receivers and a connection unit. The frame body has a first side, a second side, a third side and a fourth side. Two ends of the first and third sides are respectively... Agent:

20130335380 - Stylus with control ring user interface: Control rings are mounted on a stylus body. A controller within the stylus body generates a control signal dependent upon the control rings. The control signal is transmitted to a host electronic device where information contained in the control signal is used to control properties of a drawing tool in... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130335381 - Vacuum metalized plating stylus: A metalized plated stylus is described. The stylus includes a pen stem, a metal plating coat adhered to the pen stem. and a conductive rubber stylus tip attached with the pen stem such that the stylus tip is in direct contact with the metal plating coat. Importantly, the the metal... Agent:

20130335385 - 3-dimensional image display device and driving method thereof: A 3-dimensional image display device and a driving method thereof, the method including using a first array of a matrix of unit pixels to form an image while a remaining array of the unit pixels displays black, and forming openings in a barrier panel to expose the unit pixels of... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd

20130335386 - Display, image processing unit, and display method: A display includes: a display section including a plurality of subpixels; and a display driving section driving the display section, based on a first image data set and a second image data set that alternate with each other. The display driving section assigns a predetermined number of subpixels to one... Agent:

20130335382 - Evaluating temporal response of a display: Improved evaluation of temporal response of a display is achieved by displaying a plurality of test patterns. The number of pixels of each test pattern driven at the first driving level is greater than the number of pixels driven at the second driving level. In addition, each pixel is driven... Agent:

20130335384 - Method of driving a display panel, a display panel driving apparatus for performing the method and a display apparatus having the display panel driving apparatus: A display panel driving apparatus includes a user position data output part and a move control part. The user position data output part receives user image data and outputs user position data based on the user image data. The user image data is generated by photographing a user. The user... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335383 - Removal of molybdenum: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus which involve selectively removing a sacrificial portion of molybdenum (Mo) relative to other structural materials in a self-limiting manner. The Mo is only partially removed, leaving behind a remaining portion of molybdenum. The self-limiting etch can form an internal cavity by removing only... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130335388 - Display apparatus and control method: A display apparatus and a control method which displays an image based on an image signal transmitted from the outside are provided. The display apparatus includes a display which generates light in a plurality of colors and displays an image; a signal receiver which receives an image signal; a signal... Agent:

20130335389 - Enhanced user interface elements in ambient light: Embodiments of enhanced user interface elements in ambient light are described. Sensor inputs can be received from light sensors that detect ambient light proximate an integrated display of a portable device. A determination is made that the ambient light detracts from the visibility of user interface elements displayed in a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130335390 - Multi-projection display and brightness adjustment method thereof: A multi-projection display includes: a plurality of projector units; a plurality of optical sensors that are provided corresponding to each of the projector units; and a main control unit that both causes adjustment images to be projected by each of the projector units and vertically synchronizes each projected adjustment image.... Agent: Nec Corporation

20130335387 - Object-detecting backlight unit: This document describes techniques and apparatuses for implementing an object-detecting backlight unit for a display device. An object-detecting backlight unit includes two or more light sources configured to provide light to a display to form an image, and a light sensor configured to receive reflected light when an object is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130335392 - Gate drive circuit and display device having the gate drive circuit: A gate drive circuit in which multiple stages are connected together one after each other. An n-th stage includes a pull-up part, a carry part, a pull-down part, a switching part, a first maintaining part and a second maintaining part. The pull-up part outputs a high voltage of a first... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335391 - Organic light emitting diode display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting diode display device may include a first transistor connected between a data line and a first node; a second transistor connected between the first node and a second node; a third transistor connected between a reference voltage line and a third node; a fourth transistor connected... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130335399 - Display apparatus: The display apparatus has a plurality of arrayed pixel circuits. Each of the pixel circuits has a current light emitting device; a driving transistor supplying current to the current light emitting device; a first capacitor having a first terminal connected with a gate of the driving transistor; a second capacitor... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130335396 - Display device, power control device, and driving method thereof: A display device includes a plurality of pixels and a power supply controller that includes a first power supply source unit supplying a high power supply voltage, and a second power supply source unit supplying a low power supply voltage. The high power supply voltage is different from the low... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335394 - Driving circuit of an organic light emitting device and method of operating a driving circuit of an organic light emitting device: A driving circuit of an organic light emitting device includes a switch module, a capacitor, and a driving unit. The switch module includes a first switch unit and a second switch unit. The first switch unit is coupled to a data line. The second switch unit is coupled to the... Agent:

20130335398 - Electronic device and receiving system: An electronic device includes a device main unit and a control unit that controls visual demonstration of a display on a displaying portion so as to visually display, upon receiving from a user an operation pertaining to an energy conservation setup of the device main unit, a state in which... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20130335393 - Liquid crystal display panel and array substrate thereof: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display panel and array substrate thereof. The array substrate includes at least a plurality of first scan lines, second scan lines, data lines and a plurality of pixel units arranged in a matrix form; pixel electrodes of pixel unit being divided into at... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd

20130335397 - Organic light emitting diode display: A display including: pixels; a gate driver for supplying a gate signal to gate lines; a lighting test circuit coupled to a first input line (for transmitting a lighting test signal), and a second input line (for transmitting a test control signal), the light test circuit being for supplying the... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335395 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display includes pixels positioned at intersections of scan lines, emission control lines, control lines, and data lines, wherein gate voltages of driving transistors of the pixels are initialized by a first or second initialization power supply and an initialization power supply generating unit for supplying the... Agent:

20130335400 - System and method for switching two-dimensional (2d) and three-dimensional (3d) display modes: A 2D/3D switching system contains a 2D/3D switching device having a display area for selectively processing lights from 2D images and 3D images. The 2D/3D switching device includes a first substrate, a plurality of first electrodes formed on the first substrate, a second substrate, a plurality of second electrodes formed... Agent: Superd Co. Ltd.

20130335401 - Multifunctional operating device: In a method and devices, data for the display of an application on a screen is provided. In addition, information with regard to a degree of distraction of the application, e.g., information regarding user-interface elements, and/or information regarding a degree of distraction of a driver of a vehicle (110) is... Agent: Volkswagen Ag

20130335408 - Apparatus for processing, generating, storing and displaying images in picture archiving communication system, and method thereof: Disclosed are an apparatus and method for storing and displaying images in a picture archiving and communication system (PACS). The apparatus, comprising: a processor configured to: generate a two-dimensional (2D) medical image for a three-dimensional (3D) medical image at each of reference points of a predetermined 3D screen model; and... Agent: Infinitt Healthcare Co. Ltd.

20130335411 - Architectures and methods for creating and representing time-dependent imagery: The present invention pertains to geographical image processing of time-dependent imagery. Various assets acquired at different times are stored and processing according to acquisition date in order to generate one or more image tiles for a geographical region of interest. The different image tiles are sorted based on asset acquisition... Agent: Google Inc.

20130335407 - Coherent presentation of multiple reality and interaction models: A method for navigating concurrently and from point-to-point through multiple reality models is described. The method includes: generating, at a processor, a first navigatable virtual view of a first location of interest, wherein the first location of interest is one of a first virtual location and a first non-virtual location;... Agent: Reincloud Corporation

20130335404 - Depth of field control for see-thru display: One embodiment provides a method for controlling a virtual depth of field perceived by a wearer of a see-thru display device. The method includes estimating the ocular depth of field of the wearer and projecting virtual imagery with a specified amount of blur. The amount of blur is determined as... Agent:

20130335410 - Image display apparatus and method for controlling the same: When a user instructs a control unit about a position in a substantially central portion of an illustration with an electronic pen, the control unit determines a rectangular area that surrounds the illustration as an enhancement area. An image adjustment unit carries out a process of shifting the portion in... Agent:

20130335409 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus for restoring a three-dimensional shape of an object from images captured from a plurality of viewpoints, includes: a divider configured to divide a surface of a three-dimensional model to estimate the three-dimensional shape into a plurality of partial areas; a camera configured... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130335412 - Method and apparatus for authoring stereoscopic 3d video information, and method and apparatus for displaying such stereoscopic 3d video information: A method and an apparatus for authoring stereoscopic 3D video information comprising a 3D video stream and 3D overlay graphics are described. A depth range in z-space for the stereoscopic presentation of the 3D video stream is determined for a plurality of time codes. A reference plane in z-space for... Agent:

20130335406 - Point-based global illumination directional importance mapping: Locations are shaded for use in rendering a computer-generated scene having one or more objects represented by the point cloud. A hierarchy for the point cloud is obtained. The point cloud includes a plurality of points. The hierarchy has a plurality of clusters of points of the point cloud. A... Agent: Dreamworks Animation LLC

20130335402 - System and method for stereoscopic 3-d rendering: A method and system for rendering scenes in stereoscopic 3-D comprises identifying, or detecting, that a rate of change, of one or more elements of a scene to be rendered in stereoscopic 3-D, satisfies a criterion. The perceived depth of elements of the scene is then dynamically modified, and the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130335403 - Two dimensional/ three dimensional switchable display module and display deice having the same: A two dimensional/three dimensional (2D/3D) switchable display module, comprising a display panel, an optical module and a revising circuit is disclosed. The display panel has an active area. The optical module is disposed on the active area for changing a light path of a light emitting from the active area.... Agent: Innocom Technology(shenzhen)co., Ltd.

20130335405 - Virtual object generation within a virtual environment: A system and method are disclosed for building and experiencing three-dimensional virtual objects from within a virtual environment in which they will be viewed upon completion. A virtual object may be created, edited and animated using a natural user interface while the object is displayed to the user in a... Agent:

20130335415 - Converged security management system and method: A converged security management system includes a geographical information optimization converter for converting pieces of geographical information collected for converged security management into a data format for high-speed rendering; a three-dimensional (3D) object model generator for generating security facilities that are a subject of the converged security management in a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20130335413 - System and method for estimating construction duration: A system and method for estimating construction duration. The system includes a three-dimensional (3D) building information model (BIM) module, a duration estimation module, and a 4D BIM module. The 3D BIM module constructs a 3D BIM based on inputted modeling instructions and generates quantity information corresponding to the 3D BIM.... Agent: National Chiao Tung University

20130335414 - Visualization of three-dimensional models of objects in two-dimensional environment: Provided is a method for virtual visualization of a three-dimensional (3D) model of an object in a two-dimensional (2D) environment. The method may include receiving an import request to import a 2D environment to be used as a background for the 3D model; importing, based on the import request, the... Agent:

20130335416 - Systems and methods for generating a 3-d model of a virtual try-on product: A computer-implemented method for generating a three-dimensional (3-D) model of a virtual try-on product. At least a portion of an object is scanned. The object includes at least first and second surfaces. An aspect of the first surface is detected. An aspect of the second surface is detected, the aspect... Agent:

20130335418 - Analysis of food items captured in digital images: Data analysis of a food item based on one or more digital images of the food item is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprises displaying, on a display unit of the smart device, first and second digital images of a meal, where the first digital image is captured before... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20130335417 - Space carving in 3d data acquisition: Three-dimensional scanning is improved with the use of space carving to exclude certain scan results from processing and display. Using space carving techniques, a spatial matrix is maintained to store data on volumetric regions (or voxels) known to be empty. By excluding or modifying processing of outlier data from within... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20130335419 - Consumer history graphics: Apparatus for calculating and displaying a banking customer's banking history is provided. The apparatus may include a receiver configured to receive a first set of data relating to a plurality of deposits and a plurality of withdrawals. Each of the plurality of deposits and each of the plurality of withdrawals... Agent: Bank Of America

20130335421 - Method for generating a graphical representation of structured data, generation apparatuses and computer program product: A method for generating a graphical representation of structured data may include: identifying interaction markers in data elements of the structured data, wherein each interaction marker identifies an interaction interface of the respective data element, analyzing at least one predetermined attribute of the identified interaction markers, selecting a symbolic representation... Agent:

20130335422 - Selective learning for growing a graph lattice: A system and method generate a graph lattice from exemplary images. At least one processor receives exemplary data graphs of the exemplary images and generates graph lattice nodes of size one from primitives. Until a termination condition is met, the at least one processor repeatedly: 1) generates candidate graph lattice... Agent: Palo Alto Research Center Incorporated

20130335423 - Synthetic aperture beam focusing method and apparatus for determining the number of composite beams according to a movement level: Provided is an apparatus of determining the number of synthetic beams, comprising: a motion measurement unit which measures the degree of motion in an output beam-forming image; a synthetic beam number determination unit which determines the optimum number of synthetic beams based on the measured degree of motion in case... Agent:

20130335420 - Using cinematic technique taxonomies to present data: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for using cinematic technique taxonomies to present data. Embodiments of the invention can be used to infer and identify cinematic techniques or combinations thereof based on a model and user action. Cinematic techniques can be used to meet the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130335424 - Character display method and device: A character display technique relating to computer information processing to improve the display of characters. Whether a thickening process on a glyph outline corresponding to a character to be displayed is needed is determined by calculating a mean grayscale value of pixels of a grayscale bitmap of the glyph outline.... Agent: Beijing Founder Apabi Technology Ltd.

20130335427 - System and method for generating dynamic display ad: In this disclosure, a method and system are disclosed executed on a communication device. The method and system are configured to request for a dynamic display ad from a dynamic display ad system; receive an animation sequence from the dynamic display ad system, the animation sequence comprising one or more... Agent:

20130335425 - Systems and methods for combining animations: Systems and methods are disclosed to facilitate a user's ability to create animations. Improved software applications, for example, can facilitate a user's ability to create complex animations by allowing the user to separately declare multiple simple animations, such as individual from/to animations, and then combine these individual animations into a... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20130335426 - Temporal noise control for sketchy animation: Techniques are presented for controlling the amount of temporal noise in certain animation sequences. Sketchy animation sequences are received in an input in a digital form and used to create an altered version of the same animation with temporal coherence enforced down to the stroke level, resulting in a reduction... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20130335428 - Method for automatic display of spread in ebook: A method for automatic display of a spread in ebooks is revealed. The method includes several steps. First scan at least one paper book by a scanner to get at least one original page file with at least two original pages. Then execute a transcription suite in a computing device... Agent: Yingqida Information Co., Ltd.

20130335429 - Using cost estimation to improve performance of tile rendering for image processing: An analysis of the cost of processing tiles may be used to decide how to process the tiles. In one case two tiles may be merged. In another case a culling algorithm may be selected based on tile processing cost.... Agent:

20130335430 - Configurable information handling system display communication link: A display cable supports communication of display information and peripheral information between a display and an information handling system by selectively adapting data links of the display cable to include peripheral information. The data links can switch between display information and peripheral information communication or can include identifier information to... Agent:

20130335431 - Virtual display device drivers compatible with windows display driver model: A virtual display system, compatible with Windows Display Driver Model (WDDM), facilitates extending a display virtually, to any display target, such as a window on the primary display, a tablet, or another personal computer altogether. The virtual WDDM display system device has a PCI filter driver, a virtual device user... Agent:

20130335432 - Rendering server, central server, encoding apparatus, control method, encoding method, and recording medium: After writing, to a memory which is to be inspected, data appended with parity information, an encoding apparatus reads out the data from the memory, and generates encoded data by applying run-length encoding processing to the data. When the encoding apparatus generates the encoded data with reference to a bit... Agent: Square Enix Holdings Co., Ltd.

20130335433 - System and method for managing data of video card: A video card includes a mapping module to map data of the video card from a first video memory into a second video memory. The video card further includes a detection module to detect whether there is a non-working bit in the first video memory or in the second video... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20130335434 - Rendering global light transport in real-time using machine learning: Some implementations disclosed herein provide techniques and arrangements to render global light transport in real-time or near real-time. For example, in a pre-computation stage, a first computing device may render points of surfaces (e.g., using multiple light bounces and the like). Attributes for each of the points may be determined.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130335436 - Case data visualization application: A case data visualization application is provided that, when executed on a device, allows a user to visualize a chronology of events associated with a case, view a summary of one or more supporting details of an event, and drill-down to view specific case data of each supporting detail of... Agent: Ntrepid Corporation

20130335435 - Color vision deficit correction: Embodiments related to improving a color-resolving ability of a user of a see-thru display device are disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment includes, on a see-thru display device, constructing and displaying virtual imagery to superpose onto real imagery sighted by the user through the see-thru display device. The virtual imagery... Agent:

20130335438 - Local multiscale tone-mapping operator: Techniques are provided to apply local multiscale tone mapping to relatively high dynamic range images. A global ratio operator may be applied to luminance values derived from an input high dynamic range (HDR) image to generate a high resolution gray scale ratio image comprising luminance ratio values. A local multiscale... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20130335437 - Methods and systems for simulating areas of texture of physical product on electronic display: Design images are inserted into scene rendered animations to depict and preview a design at different lighting angles. In an embodiment, the scene rendered animations use real images (i.e., photographs) of real finishes (such as foil, spot gloss, vinyl, etc.) that will be used in the secondary finish regions of... Agent: Vistaprint Technologies Limited

20130335439 - System and method for converting color gamut: A color gamut conversion system comprising a color gamut conversion function generator, a color gamut converter, and a scaler is disclosed. In some embodiments, the color gamut conversion function generator is configured to generate a color gamut conversion function for determining an intermediate color gamut located in a color space... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335440 - Defining a midlet region space: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to MIDlet execution in a desktop environment and provide a method, system and computer program product for clip region definition for a MIDlet region space. In one embodiment of the invention, a method for clip region definition for... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130335443 - Buffers for display acceleration: Embodiments enable a graphics processor to more efficiently process graphics and compositing processing commands. In certain embodiments, a client application submits client graphics commands to a graphics driver. The client in certain embodiments can notify a window server that client graphics commands have been submitted. In response, the window server... Agent:

20130335442 - Local rendering of text in image: Various embodiments are disclosed that relate to enhancing the display of images comprising text on various computing device displays. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides, on a computing device, a method of displaying an image, the method including receiving from a remote computing device image data representing a non-text portion... Agent:

20130335444 - Mobile communication terminal and method therefore: Method in a mobile communications device, comprising: providing foreground picture data, providing background picture data, displaying the background and foreground picture data according to determined first positions and amounts on said display unit, receiving direction data, determining, based on the received direction data, a second position and amount of the... Agent:

20130335441 - System and method for procucing parametric maps of optoacoustic data: A method is disclosed for creating and outputting a masked parametric map that reflects parameters in a first parametric map and second parametric map. First and second parametric maps are generated, and then a masked parametric map that reflects parameters in the first and second parametric maps is generated. The... Agent: Seno Medical Instruments, Inc.

20130335447 - Electronic device and method for playing real-time images in a virtual reality: In a method for playing real-images in a virtual reality using an electronic device, the method generates a request for obtaining a real-time image of a scene and notifies a Virtual Reality(VR) client to send the request to a web sever to obtain the real-time image. The real-time image is... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20130335446 - Method and apparatus for conveying location based images based on a field-of-view: An approach for enabling users to view an image of a location from different fields-of-view is described. A field-of-view generator causes a rendering of a user interface element representing a field-of-view. The field-of-view generator further processes one or more interactions with the user interface element to determine one or more... Agent:

20130335448 - Method and apparatus for providing video contents service, and method of reproducing video contents of user terminal: Disclosed is a method of providing a video contents service including calculating conversion information indicating a relation between a projection area and an area corresponding to the projection area in order to project video contents on the area corresponding to the projection area which is a partial area within a... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20130335445 - Methods and systems for realistic rendering of digital objects in augmented reality: A system and method of rendering in real time a virtual object onto a viewfinder display, the method comprising determining one or more scene properties of a scene on a viewfinder display of a device, receiving a virtual object for insertion into the scene, determining a location for placing the... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20130335450 - Apparatus and method for changing images in electronic device: An apparatus and method for changing a background image or a lock screen image in an electronic device is provided. The method includes selecting a first screen image when a screen image change menu is selected, adjusting a size of the selected first screen image, disposing the first screen image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130335449 - Method of generating anthropmorphic vehicle images: A method of generating anthropomorphic vehicle images for a vehicle owner is shown that includes providing a plurality of anthropomorphic vehicle images on a visual display for a vehicle owner to select; receiving a selection of an anthropomorphic vehicle image from the vehicle owner using a wireless device; obtaining vehicle... Agent: General Motors LLC

20130335451 - Projector, trapezoidal distortion correction method, and storage medium storing trapezoidal distortion correction program: A projector includes a projection unit to project an image on a screen; an angle detector to detect shaking of the projection unit; and a trapezoidal distortion correction unit to conduct automatic trapezoidal distortion correction of the image displayed on the screen based on an inclination angle of the projection... Agent:

20130335452 - System and method for scaling vector-based graphic designs: A method to scale a vector-based graphic design by a non-integer scaling factor. The relationships of control points of the vector-based graphic design, with respect to each other and with respect to the coordinate system of the workspace, are determined prior to rescaling the vector-based graphic design. Subsequent a multiplication... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130335453 - Display apparatus and method of controlling the same: A display apparatus including: a display unit for displaying image data in a first display region of the display unit; a motion sensor for sensing a motion of a user; and a display controller for controlling the display unit to divide the first display region into a bezel display region... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130335455 - Heads-up scrolling: Methods, program products, and systems for heads-up scrolling are described. In heads-up scrolling, a scrolling control can be used to scroll through multiple data records in a database. When a slider of the scrolling control receives an input dragging the slider, a semitransparent window can be overlaid on content being... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130335454 - Method and apparatus for representing user interface metaphors as physical changes on a shape-changing device: An electronic device having a user interface device that has a flexible surface, a haptic output device operatively coupled to the flexible surface and configured to cause a deformation of the flexible surface, and a controller in signal communication with the haptic output device. The controller is configured to trigger... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20130335456 - Display device and control method therefor: A display device having pixels in a matrix where the pixels compose at least two drive blocks each including at least two pixel rows, includes a first signal line and a second signal line disposed in a pixel column direction. The first signal line is disposed in one of the... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130335457 - Display unit, image processing unit, and display method: An image processing unit includes: a gain calculating section obtaining, based on first luminance information for each pixel, a first gain, in which the first gain is configured to increase with an increase in pixel luminance value in a range where the pixel luminance value is equal to or larger... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130335458 - Image projection module, mobile device including image projection module and method for operating the same: An image projection module, a mobile device including the image projection module, and a method for operating the same are disclosed. A method for operating a mobile device including an image projection module includes splitting an input image into a left-eye image and a right-eye image in a three-dimensional (3D)... Agent:

20130335460 - Method and apparatus for controlling the refresh and illumination of a display: An apparatus, method and computer program are provided. The method includes detecting, at processing circuitry and illumination drive circuitry, at least one synchronization signal provided by display drive circuitry; writing display data to at least one frame memory using the processing circuitry, in dependence upon the at least one synchronization... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130335459 - Stereographic display apparatus and vehicle headlight: A stereographic display apparatus and a vehicle headlight can include an optical modulator including a position sensor and a voltage supply. The position sensor can be configured to detect an inclined angle, and the voltage supply can be configured to apply a voltage to the optical modulator in accordance with... Agent:

20130335461 - Control device, display device, control method, illumination control method, and program: There is provided a control device including an illumination control unit that controls an illumination device illuminating a non-display region of a light-shielding unit that includes a display region in which an image is displayed and the non-display region in which the image is not displayed and is designed to... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130335463 - 2d/3d switchable display device and method for manufacturing the same: A 2D/3D switchable display device comprising a display module, an optical control module and a driving module is disclosed. The optical control module comprises a plurality of optical controlling elements. The display module is disposed opposite to the optical control module and thereby relative information is generated. The driving module... Agent:

20130335462 - Stereoscopic image display apparatus having film-type patterned retarder: A stereoscopic image display apparatus having patterned retarder is described. The stereoscopic image display apparatus having patterned retarder includes an array substrate, a polarized plate and a film-type patterned retarder (FPR). The array substrate includes a gate driver, a source driver, a plurality of pixel units and a plurality of... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

  
12/12/2013 > 208 patent applications in 71 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20130328745 - Display apparatus, display synchronization apparatus, display synchronization system, and method for synchronizing of display apparatus: A method of synchronizing of a plurality of display apparatuses. The method includes determining a victim function, receiving a count value counting a number of times that the victim function is called in a predetermined period of time from at least one display apparatus, determining a minimum count value by... Agent:

20130328746 - Image distribution apparatus, display apparatus, and image distribution system: An image distribution apparatus which is connected to multiple display apparatuses and which includes a distribution unit which distributes an image displayed in the display apparatuses is disclosed. The image distribution apparatus includes a specifying unit which designates an area of the image, wherein the distribution unit distributes information indicating... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20130328747 - Image viewing system, arbitrating terminal, image viewing method, and arbitrating method: An image viewing system according to the present disclosure includes (i) plural mobile terminals each including: a memory unit; an input receiving unit which receives an input for displaying an image selected by a user on the large display apparatus; and a display instructing unit which issues a first instruction... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130328748 - Image display apparatus and head mounted display: An image display apparatus includes: an image forming device; an optical system converting light emitted from the image forming device into parallel light; and an optical device to which the light beams converted into the parallel light by the optical system enter, in which the light beams are guided, and... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130328749 - Voltage threshold determination for a pixel transistor: A display is disclosed that includes a transparent substrate and a plurality of pixel transistors that are formed on the transparent substrate to generate an image for display. A transistor drive circuit is used to drive the pixel transistors to generate the image. The transistor drive circuit may include a... Agent: Apple Inc

20130328750 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes; a data driver integrated in one chip and which outputs data signals; a gate driver which sequentially outputs gate signals, a display panel which includes; a plurality of data lines which receive the data signals, a plurality of gate lines which receive the gate signals, and... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130328751 - Portable frame-less reversible luminous suction cup display: The invention provides a frameless, lightweight, bright light, portable display in the form of electroluminescence with multiple reversible mounting suction cups. The luminous unit comes in various sizes of which most are round in shape. Each unit contains a power plug, inverter, and the electroluminescent panel. However, each unit also... Agent:

20130328753 - Display apparatus: A pixel circuit has a first capacitor having a first terminal connected with a gate of a driving transistor; a second capacitor connected between a second terminal of the first capacitor and a source of the driving transistor; a first switch applying a reference voltage to a node at which... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20130328752 - Display device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus: A display device comprises a pixel array unit including a plurality of pixels, and power supply lines and a power supply scanner for supplying a power supply voltage switching between first and second potentials to each of the power supply lines, wherein each of the pixels includes a light emitting... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130328754 - Led display device with automatic brightness adjustment: A display device includes a housing, a screen mounted on the housing, an imagine capture unit, a distance measuring unit, and a display module assembly received in housing. The display module assembly includes a light emitting unit, a micro reflection unit, and a micro control unit; the micro control unit... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20130328756 - Display and driving method thereof: A driving method applied in a display is provided. The display includes M scan lines, N data lines, M control lines and M×N pixels. M and N are natural numbers greater than 1. The driving method includes the following steps of: driving M scan lines in M scan periods respectively;... Agent:

20130328757 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device with a touch panel function, a second substrate has detection electrodes of a touch panel, each pixel has a pixel electrode and a counter electrode, the counter electrode is divided into a plurality of blocks, and the counter electrodes of the respective divided blocks... Agent: Japan Display Inc.

20130328755 - Systems and methods for reducing or eliminating mura artifact using contrast enhanced imagery: Systems, methods, and devices are provided to calibrate an electronic display to reduce or eliminate mura artifacts. Such mura artifacts may be due to differential behavior of multiple common voltage layers (VCOMs) of the display. One method for reducing or eliminating such muras may involve setting pixels of an electronic... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328758 - Differential active-matrix displays: A differential subpixel of a display apparatus includes a first drive transistor and a second drive transistor. The first drive transistor has a first drive signal with a first polarity and the second drive transistor has a second drive signal with a second polarity. The first polarity is opposed to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328759 - Systems and methods for mura calibration preparation: Systems and methods for calibrating an electronic display to reduce or eliminate artifacts are provided. One method for reducing or eliminating artifacts may involve baking the operational—but not yet fully calibrated—electronic display to reduce stray charge on the electronic display. After baking the display, the electronic display may be calibrated... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328769 - Apparatus and method for inputting command using gesture: Disclosure is a method of inputting commands into displays such as TVs or image processing devices. User's hands have been photographed through a camera to recognize the motion of the user's hands, so that commands are input according to the motion of user's hands instead of conventional input devices such... Agent: Lg Innotek Co., Ltd.

20130328762 - Controlling a virtual object with a real controller device: Technology is described for controlling a virtual object displayed by a near-eye, augmented reality display with a real controller device. User input data is received from a real controller device requesting an action to be performed by the virtual object. A user perspective of the virtual object being displayed by... Agent:

20130328760 - Fast feature detection by reducing an area of a camera image: An apparatus and method for a mobile device to reduce computer vision (CV) processing, for example, when detecting features and key points, is disclosed. Embodiments herein reduce the search area of an image or the volume of image data that is searched to detect features and key points. Embodiments limit... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20130328764 - Flexible display apparatus and control method thereof: A flexible display apparatus includes a display unit which displays a screen which includes at least one object; a sensor unit which senses a bent state of the display unit; and a control unit which controls the display unit to display a 3D image of the at least one object... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130328767 - Information processing apparatus, conference system, and information processing method: An information processing apparatus includes a voice acquiring unit configured to acquire voice information remarked by a user; an image information acquiring unit configured to acquire image information of the user; a user specifying unit configured to specify the user having remarked the voice information based on the image information... Agent:

20130328763 - Multiple sensor gesture recognition: Methods for recognizing gestures using adaptive multi-sensor gesture recognition are described. In some embodiments, a gesture recognition system receives a plurality of sensor inputs from a plurality of sensor devices and a plurality of confidence thresholds associated with the plurality of sensor inputs. A confidence threshold specifies a minimum confidence... Agent:

20130328761 - Photosensor array gesture detection: Photosensor array gesture detection techniques are described. In one or more embodiments, a computing device includes an array of photosensors. The photosensor array can be configured in various ways to measure changes in the amount of light that occur based upon a user's hand position above the photosensor array. In... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130328766 - Projection type image display apparatus, image projecting method, and computer program: Disclosed herein is a projection type image display apparatus, including: a projecting portion projecting an input image on an image projected body; a camera portion photographing the image projected body; a display control block controlling display of a projected image projected by the projecting portion; and a gesture recognizing unit... Agent:

20130328765 - Signage system and display method by the same: A signage system includes a plurality of display devices, an image capturing devices and a signage processing device. The signage processing device includes a personal recognition section for recognizing a person imaged in the image data, a data selection section for selecting a data group corresponding to the person recognized... Agent:

20130328768 - Vehicular terminal: A vehicular terminal receives an input of a condition via an input unit, such that the input may be performed via manual operation or voice recognition. An input restriction function restricts a reception of the condition by manual operation during vehicle travel. The vehicular terminal determines whether an input reception... Agent:

20130328770 - System for projecting content to a display surface having user-controlled size, shape and location/direction and apparatus and methods useful in conjunction therewith: Image projector apparatus comprising a user input device operative to accept from a user, at least one parameter defining projection of visual content, other than the content itself, and a visual content projector projecting desired visual content, on a surface area, in accordance with the at least one parameter including... Agent: Muv Interactive Ltd.

20130328771 - Camera-assisted motion estimation for application control: Embodiments of the present invention generate estimates of device motion from two data sources on a computing device—a motion sensor and a camera. The device may compare the estimates to each other to determine if they agree. If they agree, the device may confirm that device motion estimates based on... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328773 - Camera-based information input method and terminal: Disclosed are a camera-based information input method and a terminal, for providing an input method that consumes few resources and does not block the terminal screen. The method comprises: a terminal identifying an area having specified color information from an image acquired by a camera; determining change information of the... Agent: China Mobile Communications Corporation

20130328772 - Handheld pointing device: A handheld pointing device includes a main body, an image sensing module, an acceleration sensing module and a processing circuit. The image sensing module is disposed in the main body and configured to capture an image comprising at least one reference light source and accordingly generate an optical sensing signal.... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc.

20130328776 - Method for executing user command according to spatial movement of user input device and image apparatus thereof: A method for executing a user command in a display device including receiving, from an input device, a signal that indicates a movement direction of the input device, determining the movement direction of the input device based on the received signal, determining one of a plurality of functions of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130328774 - Optical touch mouse: An optical touch mouse includes a cover having a portion as a detect window, a lightguide adjacent to the detect window for directing light to the detect window, and a light source adjacent to the lightguide for providing light to enter the lightguide. The detect window is transparent to light... Agent:

20130328775 - User interface elements positioned for display: User interface elements positioned for display is described. In various embodiment(s), sensor input can be received from one or more sensors that are integrated with a portable device. A device hold position that corresponds to where the portable device is grasped by a user can be determined based at least... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130328777 - System and methods for visualizing information: A system and methods for visualizing information on a generally large scale. Certain embodiments include display elements that include a minimized border margin, 2D/3D dual functionality, and ultra-high resolution. The display elements may be positioned relative to an infrastructure element configured to permit generating a wide variety of display geometries.... Agent:

20130328778 - Method of simulating the touch screen operation by means of a mouse: A method of simulating the touch screen operation by means of a mouse is provided and particularly makes the mouse work in a computer operating system with a screen touch function. The mouse comprises at least one simulation touch trigger button and one touch signal converter unit. Press the simulation... Agent:

20130328779 - Remote session control using multi-touch inputs: Accessing and controlling a remote desktop of a remote computing system using a multi-touch display of a local computing system. The remote desktop is displayed on the multi-touch display. Upon detecting a user contact with the multi-touch display when the display is not engaged as a trackpad, the multi-touch display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130328780 - Display structure having a transmittance-controllable layer: A display structure includes a liquid crystal module, and a light guide layer arranged on a surface of the liquid crystal module, first light-emitting devices arranged at an edge of one end portion of the light guide layer, and a transmittance-controllable layer arranged on a surface of the light guide... Agent: Empire Technology Development LLC

20130328782 - Information terminal device and biological sample measurement device: d

20130328781 - Input device with contoured region: Embodiments of the invention are directed to input devices configured for use with computing devices. The present invention relates to input device configured with a plurality of input members grouped into contoured-shaped bowls on a portion of the input devices. The input device may also be configured for use with... Agent:

20130328784 - Display apparatus and mode selection method thereof: A display apparatus includes: an image receiver which receives an image signal of at least one channel; an image processor which processes the received image signal; a display which displays an image thereon based on the processed image signal; a communication unit which communicates with at least one multi-view device... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130328783 - Transmission of information to smart fabric ouput device: A system and method are provided for a user to communicate uniquely human and personal information to one or more other users, via a smart textile input/output device. The information may be displayed on the device associated with the user, on one or more other articles of clothing associated with... Agent:

20130328785 - Keyboard backlight features for a portable computer: The present application describes various embodiments of systems and methods for internal components for portable computing devices relating to keyboard components and keyboard backlighting. In one embodiment, a keyboard module can include a rectangular light guide panel and a driver board including discrete light sources mounted on the driver board... Agent:

20130328809 - Accessibility aids for users of electronic devices: A screen protector is provided with tactile aids for vision-impaired users. The screen protector can be placed on the display screen of a computing device to enhance the out-of-box experience for vision-impaired users and/or guide the user during subsequent use of the device. For example, the screen protector can be... Agent:

20130328799 - Condition based controls for a display: A system, method, and device for increasing uniformity between displays incorporating components from different manufacturers. Incorporating components from different manufactures in different displays may cause the different displays to appear differently even under similar conditions. By modifying the operating parameters used to drive the display according to performance characteristics for... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328787 - Context based gesture-controlled instrument interface: An instrument and method for operating the same is disclosed. The instrument includes an input port for receiving a signal, a processor for measuring a first parameter related to the signal, and a touch-enabled display. The touch-enabled display receives commands directed to the processor and displays the first parameter. The... Agent:

20130328795 - Devices and methods for improving image quality in a display having multiple vcoms: Methods and devices for improving image quality in a display having multiple common voltage layers (VCOMs) are provided. In one example, a method may include maintaining a deactivation signal on pixels of the display after programming a frame of data onto the pixels of the display, but before a touch... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328796 - Devices and methods for reducing power usage of a touch-sensitive display: Methods and devices employing circuitry for reducing power usage of a touch-sensitive display are provided. In one example, a method includes receiving power for a display of an electronic device. The method also includes powering a touch subsystem and a display subsystem of the display. The method includes, in a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328797 - Devices and methods for reducing power usage of a touch-sensitive display: Methods and devices employing circuitry for reducing power usage of a touch-sensitive display are provided. In one example, a method for reducing power usage of a touch-sensitive display may include receiving power for the display of an electronic device. The method may also include powering a touch subsystem and a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328815 - Display device with touch panel: A display device with a touch panel which includes a first substrate, and a second substrate facing the first substrate. The first and second substrates each include a detection area to detect a coordinate and an outside area which includes external terminals. The first substrate includes first lines to detect... Agent: Japan Display Inc.

20130328820 - Electronic device: In an electronic device including a touch panel 20, a vibration unit 50 for causing the touch panel 20 to vibrate and an upper housing 10a having an opening in which the touch panel 20 is disposed, a first elastic member 60 configured to close the gap between the panel... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130328819 - Electronic device and method for displaying content: Improved operability can be achieved in receiving a handwritten input via a touchscreen panel. An electronic device includes a touchscreen panel, a memory for storing content having at least one predetermined position set for the content, and a processor for obtaining a first touched position via the touchscreen panel, and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130328793 - Electronic device and method of control of displays: A method includes displaying information in a display area of a first display of an electronic device, detecting a low-power condition for the electronic device, in response to detecting the low-power condition, discontinuing displaying information in the display area of the first display, and displaying information on a second display,... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130328792 - Electronic device with wrapped display: An electronic device may have a hollow display cover structure. The hollow display cover structure may be formed from a structure having an inner surface. The structure may be an elongated member having a longitudinal axis. A material such as sapphire, other crystalline materials, or other transparent materials may be... Agent:

20130328800 - In-cell touch display device: An in-cell touch display device comprises a plurality of pixel structures, a display scanning circuit, a touch scanning circuit, and a control module. The pixel structures are applied to display an image and include a plurality of display scanning lines and a plurality of common electrodes. The display scanning circuit... Agent: Giantplus Technology Co., Ltd.

20130328818 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method, recording medium, and program: A user interface apparatus provides multiple touch panels coupled to a processor and operating as a single touch panel. Multiple touch inputs can be provided to the multiple touch panels. The touch panels provide spatial and temporal touch information to the processor such that the touch inputs are reliably analyzed... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130328804 - Information processing apparatus, method of controlling the same and storage medium: Provided is an information processing apparatus equipped with a display unit including a touch panel, and a method of controlling the same. In response to a plurality of fingers of a user that are in touch with a display object displayed on the display unit including the touch panel moving... Agent: Canon Kabusiki Kaisha

20130328803 - Information terminal device and display control method: An information terminal device includes a displaying unit that displays information, a detecting unit that detects, when contact is made with a displayed screen of the displaying unit, a contact position and contact pressure, and a processor. The processor executes a process including storing, in a storing unit, a contact... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20130328786 - Information triage using screen-contacting gestures: A user is able to triage information on a touch-enabled computing device. Information objects are displayed on a touch-sensitive screen of the device. Whenever the user makes a first gesture on the screen using a first user input modality, the first gesture and that it was made using this first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130328811 - Interactive layer on touch-based devices for presenting web and content pages: Techniques are described for selecting and providing enhanced, interactive content that can be displayed atop web-based content when presented via a touch-enabled display. The enhanced and interactive content is presented in an opener component that has a visual representation that is intended to convey a metaphorical representation of a real-world... Agent: Kontera Technologies, Inc.

20130328814 - Interactive touch screen metaphors with haptic feedback: A system and computer-implemented method of providing haptic effects to a first user of a multi-user application. The method includes executing a first instance of the multi-user application on a first computing platform associated with the first user. The multi-user application is configured to interface with an object based on... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20130328807 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device, a second substrate includes a detection electrode of a touch panel, pixels include pixel electrodes and counter electrodes, the counter electrodes are divided into a plurality of blocks, the counter electrodes of the divided blocks are provided in common to the pixels on a... Agent:

20130328788 - Method and apparatus for choosing an intended target element from an imprecise touch on a touch screen display: A method and apparatus for an improved workflow for choosing an intended target element from an imprecise touch on a touch screen display comprises determining whether a touch is within a bounding box of precisely one of a plurality of elements on a touch screen display; expanding the bounding box... Agent: Adobe Systems Inc.

20130328805 - Method and apparatus for controlling touch input of terminal: A method of controlling a touch input of a terminal is provided. The method includes determining, when a touch input is sensed, a touch position, and setting a partial area of a touch panel including the determined touch position as an effective touch area of the touch panel. The method... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20130328802 - Method for operating functions of a vehicle and corresponding device: The present disclosure relates to a method for operating functions of a vehicle, in particular of a motor vehicle, by means of an operating element. The operating element comprises a touch-sensitive operating surface, wherein via the operating surface a plurality of functions can be operated, and the respective functions are... Agent: Gm Global Technology Operations LLC

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20130328810 - Storing trace information: The disclosure is directed to storing trace information. An aspect includes determining whether or not a pen is within a threshold distance of the touchscreen, storing trace information generated by a user's touch in a touch buffer if the pen is not within the threshold distance of the touchscreen, and... Agent:

20130328790 - Touch device and method for detecting touch point thereof: A touch device and method for detecting a touch point thereof are provided. The method includes: detecting a plurality of first touch values, second touch values and third touch values corresponding to a plurality of touch regions of a touch panel, respectively, during a first frame period, a second frame... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20130328789 - Touch device and operating method thereof: A touch device and an operating method of the touch device are provided. The operating method includes following steps. A plurality of touch values of a touch panel are obtained. During a first frame period, the obtained touch values are stored in a first memory unit, and a touch point... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20130328794 - Touch display module: A touch display module includes a display device and a first panel. The display device includes a display panel, a frame surrounding the display panel, and at least two first positioning parts disposed on the frame. The first panel is disposed on the display device. The first panel includes a... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20130328806 - Touch panel: A touch panel including a substrate, a plurality of sensing units, a decoration layer, first signal lines, second signal lines, and a conductive component is provided. The substrate has an operation region and a periphery region surrounding the operation region. The sensing units are located within the operation region for... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20130328817 - Touch panel and touch type input device: A sensing apparatus that includes a polylactic acid film having a first surface and an opposing second surface. The polylactic acid film is molecularly oriented and thermally treated so as to have a shear piezoelectric property. An electrode arrangement is provided adjacent at least one of the first and second... Agent: Murata Manufacturing Co.

20130328798 - Touch panel with sapphire substrate and display device: A touch panel includes a substrate, a transparent conducting layer, and an antireflection film. The substrate is made of sapphire, and includes a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The transparent conducting layer is covered on the first surface and is configured for detecting a... Agent:

20130328812 - Touch sensor integrated type display device and method of manufacturing the same: A display device includes a plurality of first electrodes arranged on a substrate in parallel in a first direction; a plurality of second electrodes arranged in parallel in the first direction and a second direction crossing the first direction without contacting with the plurality of first electrodes; a plurality of... Agent:

20130328791 - Touch system inadvertent input elimination: In one aspect a method is provided that includes: detecting touch input at a first touch point on a touch screen; detecting touch input at a second touch point on the touch screen within a predetermined time of detecting said touch input at the first touch point, the second touch... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20130328808 - Touch window with sensor member: Disclosed is a touch window with a sensor member. The touch window includes: a cover window including an active area, an unactive area, and a function area; and a sensing electrode on the active area, wherein the function area includes a first printing layer on the cover window and a... Agent:

20130328813 - Unlocking mechanism for a touch screen device: A method for unlocking a touchscreen device comprises no involvement of pressing a physical button of the touchscreen device. Rather, it employs a pre-defined touchscreen area as the unlocking spot. The location and size of this unlocking spot can be redefined by a user. When this spot is touched by... Agent:

20130328816 - Waveform observing apparatus and waveform observing system: There are provided a waveform observing apparatus and waveform observing system that solve a problem of displacement of a handwritten comment which occurs with enlargement/reduction in display in such a manner that, when a determination is NO in a process step, namely when a current compression ratio differs from a... Agent: Keyence Corporation

20130328822 - Baseline capacitance calibration: An embodiment of the invention provides a method of creating a statistical model of a baseline capacitance CP of a capacitive sensor located on a capacitive-touch screen. A sensed capacitance CS of a capacitive sensor is measured during a particular state of the electronic device that includes the capacitive-touch screen.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20130328825 - Detection system and method between accessory and electronic device: Accurate and reliable techniques for determining information of an accessory device in relation to an electronic device are described.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328824 - Dynamic voltage generation for touch-enabled displays: The disclosed embodiments relate to a system that provides power for a touch-enabled display, wherein the touch-enabled display cycles between a display mode and a touch mode. During the display mode, the system drives a display-mode voltage to the touch-enabled display through a power output, wherein the power output is... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328828 - Glove touch detection for touch devices: Apparatuses and methods of glove touch detection are described. One method performs a first scan to detect an object proximate to a sense array. The first scan comprises a first sensitivity parameter. The method compares touch data from the first scan against a plurality of thresholds. The method performs a... Agent:

20130328829 - In-cell touch display panel system with increased accuracy of touch positions: An in-cell touch display panel system with increased accuracy of touch positions includes a panel display unit, a touch unit, a display unit power supply, and a touch unit power supply. The display unit power supply has a power supply end and a ground end for supplying power to the... Agent:

20130328831 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus is provided which include a display control unit that causes a touch panel to display a slider to specify one of specifiable values by an operating body as a specified value and a start edge value and an end edge value stored in a storage unit... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130328827 - Information terminal device and display control method: An information terminal device includes a displaying unit that displays information and that detects, when a touch is performed on a displayed screen, a touched position, a memory, and a processor that is connected to the displaying unit and the memory. The processor executes a process including determining whether an... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20130328821 - System and method for gradient imaging sensors: A processing system for an input device includes a transmitter module, a receiver module, and a determination module. The transmitter module, which includes transmitter circuitry, is coupled to a plurality of transmitter electrodes and configured to drive a first end of a first transmitter electrode of the plurality of transmitter... Agent: Synaptics Incorporated

20130328823 - Touch device and operating method thereof: A touch device and an operating method thereof are provided. The operating method includes the following steps. A plurality of data baseline values of the touch panel is calibrated and set during an initialization of a touch panel. A plurality of touch data is obtained after scanning the touch panel.... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20130328826 - Touch panel: A touch panel including multiple electrodes is provided. The electrodes form a sensing area and are disposed on a same plane. The sensing area has a first border and a second border that are substantially perpendicular to each other. The electrodes include one parallelogram electrode. The parallelogram electrode has two... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20130328830 - Touch screen panels: A touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate, a first sensing line and a second sensing line. The first sensing line includes first sensing cells arranged along a first direction and first connection patterns coupling the first sensing cells. The second sensing line includes second sensing cells arranged in a... Agent:

20130328832 - Tracking input to a multi-touch digitizer system: A method for identifying intended input to a digitizer sensor includes identifying a plurality of regions of input to a digitizer sensor over a plurality of refresh cycles, classifying each of the plurality regions as one of intended input and unintended input, the classifying performed for each of the plurality... Agent: N-trig Ltd.

20130328833 - Dual-mode input apparatus: A dual-mode input apparatus is disclosed and includes a panel, a processing module, and an image-capturing system capable of capturing images in front of the panel. The image-capturing system can capture a touch input image and a gesture input device by an image-sensing component and a light-modulating component. The processing... Agent:

20130328834 - Imaging systems and methods for user input detection: An imaging system may be provided that includes a camera module, a transparent or translucent surface, and processing circuitry that is configured to perform character recognition operations based on images of the translucent surface that have been captured using the camera module. The camera module may include an image sensor... Agent: Aptina Imaging Corporation

20130328835 - Optical touch panel: The optical touch panel includes a light transmission screen imaging an infrared light incident into a front surface thereof and scattering the infrared light along the front surface, and transmitting a visible light incident into a rear surface thereof to the front surface, a first infrared light sensor module provided... Agent: Eastsea Institute For Applied Science And Technology

20130328836 - Information input apparatus using ultrasonic signal: Provided is an information input apparatus using an ultrasonic signal according to the present invention, a connector which is to be inserted into a communication port of a portable electronic apparatus is installed in a position measurement module which measures a position of a signal generation device to generate position... Agent:

20130328837 - Image supply device, image display system, method of controlling image supply device, image display device, and recording medium: An image supply device used with an image display device and an operation detection device adapted to detect an indication location in accordance with a position indication operation on a display surface includes a drawing section adapted to generate a superimposition image to be displayed while being superimposed on an... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20130328838 - Diffusers for different color display elements: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for improving brightness, contrast, and viewable angle of a reflective display. In one aspect, a display includes a diffuser including a topographical pattern that is different in different areas of the display and a planarization layer over the diffuser. The diffuser is configured... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130328840 - Display panel, display device provided with display panel, and electronic device provided with display panel: In a display panel (1) according to the present invention, where the pitch at which a plurality of first row control wires (11A) are arranged in a first display screen (10A) is set to P_PIX1, and the pitch at which a plurality of unit circuits (13a) are arranged in a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130328839 - Gate driver fall time compensation: A display system includes a display panel of pixels, a gate driver and a compensation unit. The gate driver receives a control signal and based on the control signal, generates a gate signal to drive a transistor included in a pixel. The compensation unit measures and compensates for a fall... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328841 - Backlight calibration and control: A system and method for characterizing the power and luminance values for a display. This may include testing a device to determine a luminance value for a display of a given device at a given current and determining whether the first current is to be adjusted during future uses based... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328842 - Electronic device with display brightness control: Automatic display brightness adjustments may be made by an electronic device based on ambient light sensor data. Proximity sensor data from a light-based proximity sensor, from nearby capacitive sensor electrodes in a touch screen, or from other proximity sensing components may be used to determine whether the ambient light sensor... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328843 - Systems and methods for reducing or eliminating mura artifact using image feedback: Systems, methods, and devices for calibrating an electronic display to reduce or eliminate a mura artifact are provided. The mura artifact may be due to differential behavior of common voltage layers (VCOMs) in the electronic display. One method for reducing or eliminating the mura artifact may involve setting pixels of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328845 - Adaptive frame rate control for power savings: Embodiments disclosed herein pertain to power conservation for electronic devices. According to one embodiment, power conservation can be achieved through adaptive frame rate control for a display associated with an electronic device. The frame rate is able to be controlled so as to adapt to a frame rate that is... Agent:

20130328846 - Characterization of transistors on a display system substrate using a replica transistor: Better performance can be provided for a display system that has semiconductor microelectronic components such as demultiplexors, gate line and data line drivers, and pixel switches formed on the display substrate, e.g., a glass substrate that constitutes part of an active matrix display panel. A constituent transistor of one of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328847 - Devices and methods for common electrode mura prevention: Methods and devices employing mura prevention circuitry, are provided. In one example, a method may include supplying a first voltage pathway between a common electrode driver and a common electrode of an electronic display device and supplying a second voltage pathway between the common electrode driver and ground. Mura prevention... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328849 - Display with wireless charging function, operation method thereof and corresponding portable electronic apparatus: A display with wireless power charging function, an operation method thereof and a corresponding portable electronic apparatus are provided. The display includes a RFID read/write module and is applicable to electrically charge a portable electronic apparatus with a RFID tag. The operation method includes steps of: displaying an image on... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20130328850 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A LCD and a method of driving the LCD are provided. The LCD includes first and second gate lines extending in a first direction, a data line insulated from the first gate line and crossing the first gate line, a pixel electrode including first and second sub-pixel electrodes, the pixel... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130328848 - Pixel driving circuit, driving method thereof and display panel: A pixel driving circuit includes a first switch, a capacitor, a second switch and at least one organic light emitting diode. The first switch includes a first end for receiving data voltage, a control end for receiving a first scan signal, and a second end for outputting the data voltage.... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20130328844 - Using clock detect circuitry to reduce panel turn-on time: Systems, devices, and methods for using clock detector circuitry to reduce turn-on time of an electronic display, improve image quality, and reduce operations of a host are provided. In one example, a system may include a host configured to transmit a number of signals and a display driver coupled to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328856 - Driving of electro-optic displays: A display apparatus includes a display device and a display driving system having a data input connected to a distributor for providing signals for driving image regions. Each image region has an active display state in which it is driven with an active voltage signal including a first signal level... Agent: Liquavista B.v.

20130328851 - Ground noise propagation reduction for an electronic device: A system and device for reducing ground bounce in circuitry. Utilization of a common ground supplied to multiple integrated circuits reduces the complexity and costs of producing circuitry but tends to interfere with signal quality within the circuitry by subjecting each integrated circuit to the ground bounce of every other... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328852 - Measurement of transistor threshold voltage on a display system substrate using a replica transistor: Better performance can be provided for a display system that has semiconductor microelectronic components such as demultiplexors, gate line and data line drivers, and pixel switches formed on the display substrate, e.g., a glass substrate that constitutes part of an active matrix display panel. A threshold voltage of a constituent... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328855 - Method and apparatus for driving active matrix display panel, and display: A method and apparatus for driving an active matrix display panel includes a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of data lies intersecting the scanning lines, and a plurality of pixel electrodes that are coupled to the scanning lines and the data lines. The method includes activating the scanning lines... Agent:

20130328853 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display including a substrate; a scan line formed on the substrate and applying a scan signal; a data line and a driving voltage line intersecting the scan line and respectively applying a data signal and a driving voltage; a switching TFT connected to the... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130328854 - Output short circuit protection for display bias: A display power circuit is provided. The display power circuit includes a power supply circuit that receives an input voltage and generates an output voltage to power a display. A power switching device couples the output voltage from the power supply circuit to provide a display voltage for the display.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20130328857 - Streaming hierarchy traversal renderer: A method is provided for a streaming hierarchy traversal renderer with particular application for feature films and other demanding content creation using scenes of high complexity that cannot fit in memory. The renderer organizes scene geometry into a spatial hierarchy, generates directional queries to be traced in the spatial hierarchy,... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. (burbank, Ca)

20130328859 - Adaptive image manipulation: Shadows, reflections, and other image effects for use with high-resolution display screens may be quickly and efficiently generated to maximize resources available for other applications and programs. These effects may be quickly and efficiently created by identifying a region surrounding an image, distorting the image in the region, applying a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328865 - Apparatus and method for graphic offloading based on virtual machine monitor: Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for graphic offloading based on a virtual machine monitor. A graphic offloading server device includes a virtual machine unit for performing graphics processing of three-dimensional (3D) graphics software, and a virtual machine monitor unit for transmitting graphics processing instructions of the 3D graphics... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20130328867 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality information using three dimension map: An apparatus for providing augmented information using a 3-D map in a mobile device including a camera, a display that displays a current image including a first object acquired in real time through the camera, and a controller that performs to control such that the current image acquired in real... Agent:

20130328868 - Computer product, rendering method, and rendering apparatus: A computer-readable recording medium stores a rendering program that causes a computer to execute process that includes acquiring an internal organ model that is a set of elements having physical values according each position of an internal organ; setting a plurality of planes that form given angles with a line... Agent:

20130328863 - Computing plausible road surfaces in 3d from 2d geometry: Road network data can include two dimensional (2D) coordinates corresponding to junctions and non junctions in the road network. Height values for roads at junctions can be obtained from optimizing a cost function or as input. Height values for roads at non junction locations can be obtained from a height... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328861 - Generation of road data: Some embodiments provide a method for generating road data. The method receives data regarding several road segments and several junctions for a map region. The road segments include a first road segment and a second road segment that intersect at a particular junction. The method determines whether the first road... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328862 - Geospatial representation of data-less map areas: Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores a mapping application which when executed on a device by at least one processing unit renders views of a three-dimensional (3D) map. The mapping application requests a first set of map tiles associated with a portion of the 3D map. In... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328864 - Image display apparatus and method for operating the same: An image display apparatus and a method for operating same are disclosed. The method includes storing a first captured image that does not include a viewer image being an image of a viewer as a background image, calculating a position of the viewer based on a differential image between the... Agent:

20130328869 - Method and system for providing a face adjustment image: The present invention relates to a method and system for providing a face adjustment image, the method comprising the steps of: (a) generating a matched image by superimposing a cephalometric image having a cranium image of a patient whose face is to be corrected with a three-dimensional facial image of... Agent: Morpheus Co., Ltd.

20130328860 - Method, system and apparatus for blending overlapping images: A method, system and apparatus, for blending overlapping images are provided. Image areas mapped to a common image space that includes a blend region: fixed image values are assigned to areas outside the blend region. Pixels from the blend region are iteratively sampled in the common image space, and for... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.

20130328866 - Spatially multiplexed imaging directional backlight displays: Disclosed is an imaging directional backlight that cooperates with a spatial light modulator to direct light into a first viewing window for one set of image pixels and into a second viewing window for a second set of image pixels. The waveguide may comprise a stepped structure, where the steps... Agent: Reald Inc.

20130328858 - Three dimensional image data models: The present invention provides methods and apparatus for generating a three dimensional output which includes a continuum of image data sprayed over three-dimensional models. The three-dimensional models can be representative of features captured by the image data wherein image data can be captured at multiple disparate points along another continuum.... Agent:

20130328872 - Computer aided modeling: To facilitate modeling a virtual object type is introduced. The virtual object type is a generic modeling aid by means of which one or more virtual objects, each representing a three-dimensional determined volume within a model, may be created, the virtual object being usable for modeling one or more physical... Agent:

20130328871 - Non-static 3d map views: Some embodiments provide a mapping application for generating views of a three-dimensional (3D) map. The mapping application includes a geographic data module for identifying a set of geographic data that represents a portion of the 3D map. The set of geographic data includes a set of camera captured images that... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328870 - System and method for generating 2d texture coordinates for 3d meshed surfaces: Systems and methods for generating 2D texture coordinates for 3D surfaces meshes may assign initial 2D texture coordinates to each node within a mesh using dead reckoning, compute a conformal mapping solution to revise the texture coordinates dependent on the initial mapping, and store the texture coordinates for subsequent use... Agent:

20130328873 - Forward rendering pipeline with light culling: A method for enhanced forward rendering is disclosed which includes a depth pre-pass, light culling and a final shading. The depth pre-pass minimizes the cost of final shading by avoiding high pixel overdraw. The light culling stage calculates a list of light indices overlapping a pixel. The light indices are... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc.

20130328874 - Clip surface for volume rendering in three-dimensional medical imaging: Volume rendering with a clipping surface is provided in three-dimensional medical imaging. An open curved surface is defined for clipping. The clipping surface is fixed relative to the volume rather than any images, but is editable on multi-planar reconstruction.... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.

20130328876 - Building kd-trees in a depth first manner on heterogeneous computer systems: Apparatuses, computer readable mediums, and methods of building a k-dimensional tree (kd-tree) are disclosed. The method may include a first processor, for example a graphics processing unit (GPU), selecting a node to split in a depth first manner. The method may include the GPU splitting based on a split plane... Agent:

20130328875 - Integration cone tracing: A method is provided for integration cone tracing with particular application for feature films and other demanding content creation using scenes of high complexity requiring global illumination. Instead of using a conventional noise prone ray tracer, cones are intersected with a scene bounding hierarchy to determine intersecting scene geometry, and... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20130328877 - Product modeling system and method: A product modeling system and method are provided. On one embodiment, the product modeling system is used to model a piece of apparel, such as a shirt, with a design wherein the model with the design is used to display the piece of apparel with the design to a consumer.... Agent: Zazzle, Inc.

20130328878 - System and method for display mirroring: A computing system that supports the use of multiple displays in display mirroring mode and extended display mode may automatically determine a display mode in which to configure the system (with little or no user input) based on various characteristics of the displays in the system. For example, the system... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328880 - Identification of marker features in multi-dimensional data: Method(s) and system(s) for identifying marker features of various subsets of a multi-dimensional data are provided. Each subset includes various data points associated with various features. Each of the data points are defined by feature values corresponding to the associated features. The method includes identifying feature pairs based on a... Agent: Tata Consultancy Services Limited

20130328881 - Method and apparatus for displaying multidimensional data: A method and apparatus for displaying and manipulating the rendering of multiple parameters obtained from a plurality of objects simultaneously. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps of: plotting the parametric locations of the plurality of objects in m-dimensional parametric space on a first 2-dimensional display; positioning a closed... Agent: Beckman Coulter, Inc.

20130328879 - Scalable and efficient cutting of map tiles: A process is provided that reduces the amount of data for a map tile that could not be displayed separately on the scale of that tile. The process generates an equivalent of the road data by rasterizing the vectors representing road segments lying within a tile and generating a connectivity... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328884 - Direct opencl graphics rendering: A method and apparatus for rendering graphics is disclosed. An edge list and polygon list are generated from a polygon based model. Each polygon is handled in parallel. For each polygon, an active edge pair table is generated based on the polygon list and edge list. Active edge pairs are... Agent:

20130328883 - Generating land cover for display by a mapping application: Some embodiments provide a method for conflating geometries to a road in a map region for an electronic mapping service. The method receives a first geometry representing a road. The method receives several geometries arranged such that a gap representing the road is between the geometries. The gap is not... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328882 - Named area generation: Systems, methods, and computer program products for named area generation are disclosed. In some implementations, documents are processed to uncover pairs of text strings and geographical regions (e.g., a collection of simple convex polygons). For any string/polygon pair, each polygon defines a geographical region whose name is the associated string.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328885 - Depth highlight, depth highlight range, and water level offset highlight display and systems: A digital mapping display and related system for fishing, and other applications... Agent: Johnson Outdoors Marine Electronics, Inc.

20130328886 - Systems and methods for creating an electronic signature: Systems and methods for creating an electronic signature that looks like a handwritten signature.... Agent: Barracuda Networks, Inc.

20130328887 - Methods and systems for hosting a portion of a user interface and synchronizing animation between processes: Methods and systems for hosting a portion of a user interface and synchronizing animations between processes are described herein. In one embodiment, a method includes receiving with a first service at least one request for animation from a first process, transferring the at least one request for animation from the... Agent:

20130328888 - Systems and methods for animating between collection views: Techniques, systems, and methods for allowing a user to select amongst different collection views and to animate the transition from one collection view to another. To select a different collection view, the user may provide a certain gesture on the display screen which causes the items displayed in the current... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328890 - Gpu with dynamic performance adjustment: In one embodiment, a system includes a power management controller that controls a duty cycle of a processor to manage power. By frequently powering up and powering down the processor during a period of time, the power consumption of the processor may be controlled while providing the perception that the... Agent:

20130328889 - Padding for multi-channel memory: Techniques described in the disclosure are generally related to reserving padding bytes in system memory when storing data in the system memory. The reserving of padding bytes may allow a memory interface to efficiently utilize the channels to the system memory when storing or subsequently retrieving the data.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20130328891 - System and method for providing low latency to applications using heterogeneous processors: Methods, apparatuses, and computer readable media are disclosed for responding to requests. A method of responding to requests may include receiving requests comprising callback functions. The one or more requests may be received in a first memory associated with processors of a first type, which may be CPUs. The requests... Agent:

20130328892 - Display apparatus, user terminal for controlling display apparatus and controlling method thereof: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display unit which displays a screen including at least one content, a communication unit which communicates with a user terminal to control an operation of the display apparatus, and a control unit which transmits screen data corresponding to at least... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130328893 - Display device, displaying method and computer-readable storage medium: A display device includes an identification information receive unit that receives, from a communication device which transmits a radio signal to a predetermined range, predetermined identification information of the communication device, an electromagnetic wave range receive unit that receives an electromagnetic wave range of the communication device based on electromagnetic... Agent: Ricoh Company, Ltd.

20130328894 - Adaptive frame rate control: Displaying frames on an electronic display. Each frame is characterized by a time. Determining a characteristic of data related to each element of a first set of frames, each frame characterized as within a first time period. Determining a rate of change over time of the characteristic. Determining a frame... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328895 - Graphics library extensions: Methods for enabling graphics features in processors are described herein. Methods are provided to enable trinary built-in functions in the shader, allow separation of the graphics processor's address space from the requirement that all textures must be physically backed, enable use of a sparse buffer allocated in virtual memory, allow... Agent:

20130328896 - Tiled viewport composition: A system that buffers an application image reduces bandwidth requirements for accessing memory. The application image may be logically separated into tiles. A viewport may identify a visible portion of the application image, where the visible portion is smaller than the application image. The tiles overlapped by the viewport may... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited

20130328897 - Reducing output latency in an electrophoretic display controller: When updating an impulse-driven, electrophoretic display, a pixel synthesis operation is started first. After a first quantity of synthesized pixels has been generated, a display output operation is started. After generating the first quantity of synthesized pixels, the first frame of the display output operation is performed at substantially the... Agent:

20130328898 - Render tree caching: GPU fragment programs can be used to render images in a computer system. These fragment programs are generated from render trees, which specify one or more filters or functions to be applied to an input image to render an output image. It is not uncommon for successive frames to require... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328899 - Rendering device, rendering method and recording medium: A DMA controller reads image information recorded on a ROM by address unit from a front reading start position. A shift operator shifts a first data sequence of one row of the reading by only a designated number of bits, and generates a second data sequence. A DMA controller reads... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20130328900 - Image processing apparatus and control method therefor: A bidirectional texture function image as a bidirectional reflectance distribution function for each pixel of a target object is input. An average bidirectional reflectance distribution function within at least a partial region of the bidirectional texture function image data, a power of the bidirectional reflectance distribution function of each pixel... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130328901 - Campbell diagram displays and methods and systems for implementing same: Methods and systems for creating Campbell diagram displays for illustrating vibration characteristics of a moving apparatus, such as a rotary machine, are provided. Data, representing vibration amplitudes and frequencies are recorded against rotational speeds of an apparatus. The data is used to create waveforms representing the forward and/or reverse vibration... Agent:

20130328904 - Display device: Disclosed herein is a display device, including: a display panel having a display area having a plurality of pixels each composed of one or more sub-pixels, a first image and a second image being alternately displayed adjacent to each other in the sub-pixels, the first image and the second image... Agent: Japan Display West Inc.

20130328903 - Efficient cache preloading: Methods, systems, and software are provided that may perform, for example, the following. A preload table may be determined based on a graphics item to be processed. The graphics item may comprise a plurality of graphics lines. The preload table may indicate a pattern of pixel processing and cache line... Agent:

20130328902 - Graphical user interface element incorporating real-time environment data: A graphical user interface element incorporates real-time environment data from the user's environment. For example, a live video image captured by a local camera can be incorporated into the GUI, e.g., in a background region of a GUI element such as a menu bar. Front-facing (or rear-facing) camera images can... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328905 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: In an image processing performing local tone correction on an image, tone correction on an object (face) area can be suppressed from becoming nonuniform. The apparatus is provided with an acquisition unit (102) that acquires coordinate information on an object area, a division unit (103) that divides the inputted image... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130328906 - Gray color balance tools for editing images: Some embodiments provide a method that provides a graphical user interface (GUI) for color balancing an image. The method provides a display area for displaying the image. The method provides several color balance modes. The method provides a user interface (UI) control associated with a color balance mode in the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328907 - Method and apparatus for image data transformation: Image data is transformed for display on a target display. A sigmoidal transfer function provides a free parameter controlling min-tone contrast. The transfer function may be dynamically adjusted to accommodate changing ambient lighting conditions. The transformation may be selected so as to automatically adapt image data for display on a... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20130328908 - Transparency information in image or video format not natively supporting transparency: Colour information and transparency information of pixels of a source image, which may be a partially transparent overlay image of a format that natively support transparency, are stored as a transformed image. The transformed image is of a format that does not natively support transparency. The transformed image has two... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130328909 - Systems, methods, and media for generating multidimensional heat maps: Systems, methods, and media for generating heat maps of event data are provided herein. Methods may include gathering instances of event data according to a performance characteristic, discretely decomposing the instances by applying at least one constraint to the instances, assigning a hue to each instance, the hue being associated... Agent: Joyent, Inc.

20130328910 - Dynamically generated images and effects: A shape may be virtually generated from a formula specifying a scalable property of the shape that determines the appearance of the shape as the size of the shape is changed. Once the shape is generated, a reflection and/or shadow may be generated according to one or more customizable parameters... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328911 - Image color estimation method, image color estimation device, and image color estimation program: In an image color estimation method, a signal value SG (Rs, Gs, Bs) is calculated based on a first display property and a tone value T (S121), and an offset value Co (Ro, Go, Bo) that corresponds to the respective components (Rs, Gs, Bs) in the signal value SG is... Agent:

20130328915 - Annotation of map geometry vertices: Some embodiments provide a method for a mapping service. The method receives a set of road segments for a map region. For each road segment in the set, the method generates a geometry that includes a set of vertices that define a boundary for the road segment. The geometries are... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328913 - Methods for viewing and navigating between perspectives of a data set: Methods for viewing and navigating between perspectives of a data set are described. In one example, a method includes the steps of displaying a view of a data set arranged according to a first perspective and receiving an input associated with an affordance. The method includes the additional steps of... Agent: Orgbook, Inc.

20130328914 - Peek mode and graphical user interface (gui) experience: A tablet device determines a spatial relationship between the tablet device and a protective cover. The tablet device operates in accordance with the spatial relationship.... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328916 - Smoothing road geometry: Some embodiments provide a method for a mapping service. For a set of road segments that intersect at a junction in a map region, the method generates an initial set of geometries for use in generating downloadable map information for the map region. For each corner formed by the geometries... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328912 - System and method for managing, publishing and manipulating data objects: Apparatus and methods for managing, manipulating and presenting data objects within a graphical user interface with variable dimensions, shapes, locations and interactions. The apparatus and methods allow for variable data objects to be both pinned and liquid depending on a larger management and manipulation apparatus. The apparatus consists of databases... Agent:

20130328917 - Smart cover peek: A tablet device includes a display configured to present visual content, a sensor array configured to detect a status of a foldable flap in relation to the display, and a processor configured to operate the tablet device in accordance with the determined status of the foldable flap in relation to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328918 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program: There is provided an image processing device including an image generation unit that analyzes an input image, cuts out, based on an analysis result of the input image, a cut-out image from the input image, and generates cut-out image information in which the cut-out image is associated with a restrictive... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130328922 - Cell-based composited windowing system: A system improves the performance of compositing individual images representing graphic layers into a composite image. The system may subdivide an image area of the composite image into cells such that for each one of the cells, either none of the graphic layers overlap within a respective one of the... Agent: Qnx Software Systems Limited

20130328920 - Compiling images within a respondent interface using layers and highlight features: An apparatus for compiling images within a respondent interface includes a survey datastore recording surveys including one or more test images. A rendering engine accesses the survey datastore and displays the one or more test images with controls for at least one respondent to provide feedback about the one or... Agent: Ipinion, Inc.

20130328924 - Constructing road geometry: Some embodiments provide a method for a mapping service. The method generates an initial set of geometries for a road graph defined for a map region. The road graph includes several road segments and junctions aggregated into roads. The method identifies an overlap between a first geometry of a first... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328919 - Correction of spatial artifacts in radiographic images: The present invention encompasses methods, apparati, and computer-readable media for correcting spatial artifacts in composite radiographic images of an object (1). A method embodiment of the present invention comprises the steps of generating the composite image from a plurality of views of the object (1); estimating a shift profile; and... Agent: Varian Medical Systems, Inc.

20130328923 - Dialog notification: A user interface in which a notification is to be displayed in the context of a dialog already being displayed over a primary application work area. Rather than pop up an additional dialog to show the notification, the notification is displayed adjacent the existing dialog. If the notification is a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130328921 - Utilizing heat maps to represent respondent sentiments: An apparatus utilizes heat maps to represent respondent sentiments. A datastore has recorded therein respondent feedback corresponding to detected interaction by respondents, during first and second modes of operation, with a touch screen displaying a test image. The respondent feedback is recorded in the datastore by feedback types according to... Agent: Ipinion, Inc.

20130328930 - Apparatus and method for providing augmented reality service: An apparatus for providing an augmented reality service is provided. The apparatus includes a first server configured to provide an augmented reality service for a first region, a second server configured to provide an augmented reality service for a second region that is differentiated from the first region, and a... Agent:

20130328926 - Augmented reality arrangement of nearby location information: A method of displaying information of interest to a user on an electronic device comprises capturing an image of surrounding area via a camera, displaying the image on a display of the electronic device, identifying objects of interest in a portion of the image as points of interest (POI) to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20130328927 - Augmented reality playspaces with adaptive game rules: A system for generating a virtual gaming environment based on features identified within a real-world environment, and adapting the virtual gaming environment over time as the features identified within the real-world environment change is described. Utilizing the technology described, a person wearing a head-mounted display device (HMD) may walk around... Agent:

20130328929 - Mobile communication terminal for providing augmented reality service and method of changing into augmented reality service screen: A method of changing into a screen of an Augmented Reality (AR) service in a mobile communication terminal including a camera is provided. The method of changing into a screen of an AR service in a mobile communication terminal includes displaying a prior screen different from an AR service screen,... Agent:

20130328925 - Object focus in a mixed reality environment: A system and method are disclosed for interpreting user focus on virtual objects in a mixed reality environment. Using inference, express gestures and heuristic rules, the present system determines which of the virtual objects the user is likely focused on and interacting with. At that point, the present system may... Agent:

20130328928 - Obstacle avoidance apparatus and obstacle avoidance method: An obstacle detecting unit detects an obstacle for a user wearing a head mounted display from an image of the outside world. A distance calculating unit calculates the distance from a detected obstacle to the user wearing the head mounted display. An obstacle replacing unit replaces the detected obstacle with... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20130328931 - System and method for mobile identification of real property by geospatial analysis: A system and method of identifying real property based on real time sensor collected geospatial data regarding the location, orientation and field of view of a camera enabled mobile computing device by a mobile device and collecting and returning information related to the identified real property. A mobile device user... Agent:

20130328932 - Add social comment keeping photo context: A method of sharing image comments comprises displaying an image on a display of an electronic device, adding a comment associated with the image, selecting one or more destinations for sharing the image and the associated comment, and sharing the image and the associated comment with the one or more... Agent:

20130328933 - Interactive electronically presented map: The present invention provides computerized systems and methods for providing electronically presented interactive area representation, such as a map, and information associated therewith. A user can select text, imagery, or other information presented on the map and associated with one or more items or locations, causing presentation of information relating... Agent: Activemap LLC

20130328934 - Display device and control method thereof: Disclosed are a display device and a control method thereof. The display device includes first and second display units each configured to output an image, a sensor unit configured to generate orientation state information by measuring relative positions and/or directions of the first and second display units and to generate... Agent:

20130328935 - Multi-stage device orientation detection: In general, in one aspect, a method includes receiving data from one or more motion sensors of a mobile device and calculating, after the period of time, a statistical measurement of the motion sensor data. The method also includes comparing the calculated statistical measurement to one or more threshold values,... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328936 - Display apparatus and method for rotating displayed content: A display apparatus includes a detector to detect an angle of a center line of the display apparatus relative to a horizontal line of the south geomagnetic pole when in the horizontal plane. The apparatus stores a reference angle. The apparatus determines the rotation angle of the display apparatus by... Agent: Fu Tai Hua Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd.

20130328937 - Compression of road features in map tiles: Road information is compressed for map tiles of a map containing a network of roads. The map can have different sets of tiles for each zoom level. For a given zoom level, road segments can be grouped based on the class of the roads (e.g., interstate highway, state highway, divided... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328939 - Method and apparatus of physically moving a portable unit to view an image of a stationary map: A background map remains stationary while a portable unit moves within a plane parallel to the screen of the portable unit. As the user moves the unit, images of the background map appear on the screen of the portable device. The user scans the stationary map presented on the screen... Agent: Trackthings LLC

20130328938 - Object sharing system and non-transitory computer readable medium storing object input assistance program: An object sharing system includes a common terminal and a personal terminal. The common terminal includes a common screen for displaying an object handwritten in the personal terminal, and a control section configured to define a reference size and transmit the reference size to the personal terminal. The personal terminal... Agent:

20130328940 - Designing device, designing method, and recording medium: A designing device includes a memory and a processor coupled to the memory. The processor executes a process including displaying, selecting, calculating, and causing. The displaying is displaying a designing screen. The selecting is selecting an element serving as a target to be edited from elements displayed on the designing... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20130328941 - Scalable processing for associating geometries with map tiles: A method is provided that utilizes a parallel processing system to determine whether different geometries intersect each tile in a map hierarchy. The method receives a description of a geometry and an identification of a tile in a tile tree. The method utilizes an available processing unit to determine whether... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328949 - Apparatus and method for displaying image, apparatus and method for driving light emitting device: An apparatus and a method for displaying an image, and an apparatus and a method for driving a light emitting device are provided. The light emitting device of the image display is controlled in accordance with a periodic signal relating to the image and a sensing signal reflecting an operating... Agent:

20130328948 - Combined emissive and reflective dual modulation display system: Pixels of a display system may comprise light emitting elements whose light output levels are set based on image data as well as background areas whose light reflectance levels are set based on the same image data. These light output levels and/or light reflectance levels may also be adjusted based... Agent:

20130328943 - Diffuser including particles and binder: Systems, methods, and apparatuses for improving brightness, contrast, and/or viewable angle of a reflective display. A display includes a diffuser including particles and a binder over a substrate. At least some of the particles protrude from a planar or substantially planar upper surface of the binder, which provides a topographical... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130328946 - Display: A display having a substrate is provided. The substrate is at least partially made of a partially transparent material having a non-homogenous spectral transmission curve. The substrate has a display face and a rear face with at least one luminous element disposed in the region of the rear face. The... Agent: Schott Ag

20130328951 - Display apparatus and drive method therefor, and electronic equipment: A drive section sequentially supplies respective scanning lines with a control signal and supplies respective signal lines with a video signal to carry out a correction operation for holding a voltage equivalent to a threshold voltage of a drive transistor in a holding capacitance, and subsequently performs a write operation... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130328945 - Display device and method of operating the same: A display device includes a first substrate, a display unit, an encapsulation structure, and a light transmittance converter. Each of the pixels in the display unit includes a first region from which light is emitted in a first direction and a second region, adjacent to the first region, through which... Agent:

20130328947 - Display system and display method: A display system includes a first image data generation section that generates first image data from color image data inputted, a second image data generation section that generates second image data by area coverage modulation of the first image data and a display processing section that performs a processing to... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20130328944 - Framework for display brightness control and visual experience: A system and method calibrating operational characteristics of a device. Commands for operation of the device may be derived from a set of operational characteristics common to a set of devices similar to the device. This set of operational characteristics may further be adjusted by operational characteristics related to the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130328942 - Head up display for a vehicle: A head up display for a vehicle uses an anti-peep film to limit the optical image from the display module to be projected along a predetermined path, and the HUD is particularly designed so that the driver just can see the optical image displayed on the windshield without being able... Agent:

20130328950 - Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption for displays: A system, apparatus and method to reduce power consumption for displays is described. The method may include receiving image data comprising a plurality of color components, generating a histogram for each of the plurality of color components, and adjusting each of a plurality of light sources based on the histograms.... Agent:

20130328952 - Differential vcom resistance or capacitance tuning for improved image quality: Devices and methods for reducing a variation in voltage perturbation between common voltage layers (VCOMs) of a display in response to voltage interference are provided. In one example, a resistive element may be coupled to one of several VCOMs to increase the resistance value of the VCOM. The resistive element... Agent: Apple Inc.

  
12/05/2013 > 258 patent applications in 69 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20130321243 - Displaying method of integrating multiple electronic devices in a display device and a display device thereof: A displaying method of integrating multiple electronic devices in a display device is disclosed. At least one of the electronic devices or the display device has compatible data. The displaying method includes steps: establishing a connection between the electronic devices and the display device, respectively; transferring the compatible data to... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.

20130321244 - Portable terminal and display method: A portable terminal has a first display and a second display, and is transformable between a first form and a second form. The first form is formed by arranging the first display and the second display to form a combined display, and the second form is formed by overlaying the... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130321245 - Mobile device for monitoring and controlling facility systems: A mobile device for monitoring and controlling systems while moving about within a facility is described. The mobile device includes a processor, memory, a display, and software for viewing and managing system data. The device provides produces augmented views of the facility by overlaying actual facility video camera images with... Agent: Fluor Technologies Corporation

20130321246 - Stereoscopic display apparatus and adjustment method: A 3D display system for displaying a 3D image includes a tracking unit, a pixel panel, a grating array, and a control unit. The tracking unit is configured to determine a spatial position of a viewer of the 3D display system. The pixel panel contains alternatingly arranged display units from... Agent: Superd Co., Ltd.

20130321247 - Display device and display method: Provided is a display device and a display method for the display device with which a three-dimensional stereoscopic image with reduced crosstalk and a two-dimensional planar image with high brightness can be displayed. In a display device that is capable of displaying an stereoscopic image by displaying an image for... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321250 - Pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving pixel circuit: A pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving a pixel circuit enabling source-follower output with no deterioration of luminance even with a change of the current-voltage characteristic of the light emitting element along with elapse, enabling a source-follower circuit of n-channel transistors, and able to use an n-channel transistor... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130321248 - Semiconductor device and method for driving semiconductor device: By holding a voltage that depends on a video signal in a first capacitor, holding a voltage that depends on a threshold voltage of a transistor in a second capacitor, and then applying a total voltage of the voltage held in the first capacitor and the voltage held in the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20130321249 - Semiconductor device and method for driving semiconductor device: One electrode of SW1 is connected to a first wiring, and the other electrode of the SW1 is connected to one electrode of SW2, one electrode of second capacitor, and a gate electrode of a transistor. The other electrode of the SW2 is electrically connected to one electrode of SW3... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20130321251 - Display device: A display device includes: a plurality of gate lines extending in a row direction; a plurality of data lines; a plurality of pixels connected to the gate lines and the data lines; and a gate signal supply line connected with at least two gate lines among the plurality of gate... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321252 - Lcd driving device and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display driving device, comprising a scanning driving unit; a data driving unit; gate lines; data lines; pixel regions defined by the gate lines and the data lines; and a compensation circuit connected to the gate lines, wherein the gate lines include gate scanning lines and a redundant... Agent: Beijing Boe Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20130321253 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a display panel, a timing controller, a gate driver, and a data driver. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels. The timing controller receives an image data, compares a previous line data with a present line data to determine whether the present line data... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321254 - Backlight driver of liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A backlight driver and a method of driving the same are disclosed, which remove an unstable duty ratio by filtering an input PWM signal so as to prevent backlight flicker although the input PWM signal becomes unstable. The backlight driver includes a duty ratio detector for detecting a duty ratio... Agent:

20130321260 - Apparatus and method for displaying a screen using a flexible display: A method of displaying a display screen by using a display that is flexible is disclosed. The method includes detecting deformation of the display; determining whether an object is displayed within a set range from a folding line at which the deformation is detected; and modifying the displayed objected and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130321266 - Apparatus, and associated method, for selecting information delivery manner using facial recognition: An apparatus, and an associated method, selects a manner by which to deliver received information at a wireless, or other electronic, device. A facial recognition indication is obtained and analyzed. Responsive to the analysis of the facial recognition indication, selection is made of the manner by which to deliver the... Agent:

20130321259 - Double sided advertisement billboard for parking lots: A Double Sided Advertisement Billboard for Parking Lots is a viewing panel that is positioned between two opposite parking spaces and elevated off the ground by supports in order to display advertising materials to people utilizing the parking spaces. The viewing panel has two opposite sides with identical components which... Agent:

20130321265 - Gaze-based display control: A method includes receiving an image including an eye of a user of a computerized system and identifying, based the image of the eye, a direction of a gaze performed by the user. Based on the direction of the gaze, a region on a display coupled to the computerized system... Agent: Primesense Ltd.

20130321256 - Method and home device for outputting response to user input: Discussed are a method and a home device for efficiently providing a user with a response to a user input when the home device is outputting audio and/or video content. The method includes outputting content including a video output and/or an audio output, receiving a user input, detecting an output... Agent:

20130321257 - Methods and apparatus for cartographically aware gestures: Methods and apparatus for a map tool on a mobile device for implementing cartographically aware gestures directed to a map view of a map region. The map tool may base a cartographically aware gesture on an actual gesture input directed to a map view and based on map data for... Agent:

20130321264 - Mobile terminal and control method for the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a flexible display unit and a related control method are provided. The mobile terminal may include a flexible display unit configured to display first screen information that is flexible in response to an external physical force, a sensing unit configured to sense flexure of the flexible... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20130321255 - Navigating content in an hmd using a physical object: Technology is disclosed herein to help a user navigate through large amounts of content while wearing a see-through, near-eye, mixed reality display device such as a head mounted display (HMD). The user can use a physical object such as a book to navigate through content being presented in the HMD.... Agent:

20130321262 - Operating system with haptic interface for minimally invasive, hand-held surgical instrument: A haptic system for a minimally invasive, hand-held surgical instrument and the system's various parts including a graphical user haptic interface, one or more haptic interfaces associated with a hand-held handle used to control a sensorized end-effector of the surgical instrument or inserted catheters, associated hardware, and an operating system.... Agent:

20130321261 - Recognition apparatus: The acquiring unit is configured to acquire positions of a particular part of a user in time series. The calculator is configured to calculate a feature value of a motion of the particular part from the positions acquired in time series. The comparing unit configured to compare the feature value... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130321263 - System and method for unlocking screen of portable electronic device: A method executes a gyroscope and an accelerometer function to unlock a portable electronic device. A user can rotate the portable electronic device to set a predetermined rotation direction, a predetermined rotation angle, and a predetermined accelerometer for unlocking the portable electronic device. In an unlock procedure, the gyroscope and... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20130321258 - Two-way communication system by using eye movements: A two-way communication system by using eye movements of the present invention comprises a first display module, a second display module and a data processing module. The first display module is configured to display first operative window interface and to detect the eye movements of the users to provide various... Agent:

20130321268 - Control of remote applications using companion device: Embodiments of the invention provide underlying communication functionality to enable companion experiences. A companion experience allows the user to interact with content playing on a primary device through a companion device. An application on the companion device interacts with an application running on a base device (e.g., a game console,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321267 - Dynamically changing a character associated with a key of a keyboard: A software keyboard is provided with a dedicated key (dynamic character key) for inputting a character, where the character associated with the key is determined based upon a context and may dynamically change according to the context. For example, a first character may be dynamically determined and associated with the... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321270 - Arrangement, method and computer program for controlling a computer apparatus based on eye-tracking: A computer apparatus is associated with a graphical display presenting at least one GUI-component adapted to be manipulated based on user-generated commands. An event engine is adapted to receive an eye-tracking data signal that describes a user's point of regard on the display. Based on the signal, the event engine... Agent: Tobii Technology Ab

20130321269 - Displaying elements: Apparatus comprises at least one processor, and at least one memory including computer program code, wherein the at least one memory and the computer program code are configured to, with the at least one processor, cause the apparatus to cause a plurality of elements to be displayed in respective positions... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20130321271 - Pointing-based display interaction: A method includes receiving and segmenting a first sequence of three-dimensional (3D) maps over time of at least a part of a body of a user of a computerized system in order to extract 3D coordinates of a first point and a second point of the user, the 3D maps... Agent: Primesense Ltd

20130321273 - Programmable analog keys for a control device: A control devices includes a key having a top surface configured to be pressed by a user, and a resistance device coupled to the key and configured to provide a resistance force to the key that opposes a user force applied to the top surface. A force sensor is coupled... Agent: Logitech Europe S.a.

20130321272 - Wheel mouse: The present invention discloses a wheel mouse including a wheel module, a trigger switch and a switch module. The trigger switch is located under the wheel module, which is capable of being pressed to generate a wheel button signal, so as to enable the wheel mouse to execute a wheel... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20130321274 - Low power image sensor adjusting reference voltage automatically and optical pointing device comprising the same: The low power image sensor includes: an image sensing unit which senses light from an object, converts the light into an electric signal, and outputs the electric signal; a comparing unit which receives an electric signal from the image sensor, compares a voltage level of the electric signal with a... Agent:

20130321276 - Electronic apparatus, image data display control method and computer-readable medium: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes an input module, a controller and a determination module. The input module includes a plurality of keys. The controller displays a primary image and a secondary image which indicates an input position on the primary image. The determination module determines a position... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20130321277 - Electronic apparatus, key inputting method and computer-readable medium: An electronic apparatus includes a key pad unit which is disposed on the key board and displays a plurality of divided button areas, a mode determination unit which determines an operation mode of the key pad unit, and a control unit which controls the key pad unit to display information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20130321275 - Illuminated keyboard: An illuminated keyboard includes a keyset portion and at least one light source substrate. The keyset portion includes a plurality of keys and a baseboard to hold the keys and allow the keys to respectively generate a trigger displacement. The keys are arranged in parallel rows to form a plurality... Agent:

20130321279 - Method of capturing system input by relative finger positioning: A reader is utilized to detect motion of a user's fingers when a user mimics a typing motion. The system can be used to define various key press states for particular finger positions and then monitor the motion of fingers to detect when a key state is entered. The system... Agent:

20130321278 - Methods for driving electro-optic displays: A touch screen electro-optic display is arranged such that upon a touch being detected on the display surface, the display surface surrounding the touch “blinks” by being driven to a different optical state, then back to its original state. A second method uses a display having a pen or stylus... Agent: E Ink Corporation

20130321281 - Keypad: The invention provides a keypad comprising at least consonant keys and vowel keys such that the vowel keys are arranged in a column between two edge columns of consonant keys, or in a row between two edge rows of consonant keys, wherein the consonant keys other than Z follow an... Agent: Ideatron Pty Ltd.

20130321280 - Method and system for rendering diacritic characters: A method and system for enabling input of diacritic characters on a handheld electronic device. The method includes detecting an input associated with a selected key and determining likelihood that the input reflects selection of a diacritic character. The time after which the set of possible diacritic characters that are... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130321289 - Combined accumulator and maximum/minimum comparator: In one embodiment, a method comprises detecting, by a hardware accelerator, that a value has been written to a first location of a memory, the first location identified by a first address. The method further includes adding the value to an accumulated value stored in an accumulator register of the... Agent:

20130321306 - Common drawing model: An approach for sharing a master version of a drawing with multiple clients is provided, wherein an example embodiment comprises capturing a first gesture associated with a first digital resource at a first device, transmitting data representing the first gesture from the first device to a server, processing the data... Agent: Door Number 3

20130321318 - Coordinate input device and touch panel device: A coordinate input device and a touch panel device determine a correction value with a plurality of output values obtained from a plurality of sensors arranged in a touch panel based on the output value of a 1st peak sensor that outputs the largest output value, the output value of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20130321302 - Device for keying in data in braille, corresponding method and computer program product: A device is provided for logging data in Braille. The device includes a touch-sensitive surface and is configured to detect a plurality of pressures on the touch-sensitive surface, wherein the plurality of pressures form a Braille character, construct an image formed from the points associated with the plurality of pressures;... Agent: Compagnie Industrielle Et Financiere D'ingenierie "ingenico"

20130321293 - Display device: Disclosed is a display device capable of decreasing a bezel width, wherein the display device comprises a display panel; a cover glass on an upper surface of the display panel; a housing member for receiving the display panel, and covering lateral and rear sides of the display panel and a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130321296 - Display device with integrated touch screen and method for driving the same: A display device with an integrated touch screen including a display panel including electrodes divided into a plurality of block type groups and a plurality of data lines; a display driver IC configured to apply a common voltage to the electrodes when a driving mode of the panel is a... Agent: Lg Display Co., Ltd.

20130321294 - Driving method for touch panel and touch-sensing device thereof: A driving method for a touch panel is provided. The touch panel has a plurality of electrodes, the plurality of electrodes are coupled to a driving circuit respectively via different electrical paths. The driving method includes: defining a plurality of sub-frame periods in a first frame period; converting a driving... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20130321295 - Driving method for touch panel and touch-sensing device thereof: A driving method for a touch panel is provided. The touch panel has a plurality of electrodes, the plurality of electrodes are coupled to a driving circuit respectively via different electrical paths. The driving method includes: defining a plurality of sub-frame periods in a first frame period; converting a driving... Agent: Acer Incorporated

20130321287 - Dual touch surface multiple function input device: For one disclosed embodiment, an apparatus includes a first housing and a touch input device supported by the first housing. The touch input device includes a first touch surface layer, a second touch surface layer, and a touch sensor disposed between the first touch surface layer and the second touch... Agent:

20130321288 - Dual touch surface multiple function input device: For one disclosed embodiment, an apparatus includes a first housing and a second housing coupled to the first housing. The first housing and the second housing are rotatable between an open configuration and a closed configuration. The apparatus further includes and a touch input device supported by the first housing.... Agent:

20130321284 - Dynamic modular control system: A modular control system including a plurality of individual touch screen devices, each touch screen device including a display unit, a touch input, a computing device, a network connection, and a programming logic for controlling a remote system and displaying a status of the remote system on the touch screen... Agent: General Electric Company

20130321291 - Electronic apparatus and operating method thereof: There are provided an electronic apparatus and an operating method thereof. The electronic apparatus includes: at least one mechanical button unit receiving a mechanical button input from a user; a touch screen receiving a touch input from the user; and a control unit detecting a first input signal generated from... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130321321 - Electronic device: The electronic device 1 is provided with a touch panel 3, vibration units 15 and 16 that vibrate the touch panel 3, and a display unit 18 disposed adjacent to the backside of the touch panel 3. The display unit 18 is held suspended from the touch panel 3 via... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130321317 - Electronic device and control method for electronic device: An electronic device (10) according to the present invention is provided with a display unit (102) that displays an object with which a predetermined function is associated, a touch sensor (103), a tactile sensation providing unit (104) that provides a tactile sensation to a touch face of the touch sensor,... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130321310 - Electronic device and method for determining position of the electronic device: In a method for determining a position of a first electronic device including a first touch screen relative to a second electronic device including a second touch screen, a communication connection between the first electronic device and the second electronic device is established. When a user slides an object from... Agent: Chi Mei Communication Systems, Inc.

20130321299 - Electronic device having tactile display using squeeze film effect: An electronic device has a touch screen, a protecting panel for protecting the touch screen by covering the touch screen, a vibration actuator coupled to the protecting panel to vibrate the protecting panel, and a control module for collecting location information of an input unit which touches the protecting panel,... Agent: Korea Institute Of Science And Technology

20130321319 - Electronic device, control setting method and program: An electronic device includes a touch position receiving unit which receives from a touch panel, touch position information indicating each of touch positions of a first object and at least one of second objects with respect to the touch panel for each object, the second object being different from the... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications Ltd.

20130321301 - Electronic device, information processing apparatus and control method therefor: When a touch panel is operated and erroneous processing has been performed, the probability of the same operation error next time is reduced. For this purpose, when a touch to the touch panel is detected, one of respective items in a menu, which the touch position belongs to is determined.... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321298 - Electronic devices and command input methods thereof: An electronic device is provided, including a housing, at least one tap sensing unit and a processing unit. The housing has a touch surface, in which, when the touch surface is tapped more than one time in a predetermined interval, shock waves are generated. The tap sensing unit receives the... Agent: Wistron Corp.

20130321307 - Handwriting input device: The advantage of the invention is to provide a handwriting input device in which a thickness of a line can be set while confirming a thickness of a line actually drawn in a more intuitive way. In the handwriting input device in which a line is drawn in the drawing... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20130321311 - Information processing apparatus and method of manufacturing information processing apparatus: There is provided an information processing apparatus, including: a display unit including a display area, the display area being configured to display an image; and a touchscreen unit including a facing area and an outer area, the facing area facing the display area, the outer area being outside of the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130321312 - Information processing apparatus, information display system and information display method: An information processing apparatus include a position detecting unit that detects positions of a plurality of users existing in a detection target area; a calculating unit that calculates a plurality of feature quantities representing a relation between the positions of the users detected by the position detecting unit and a... Agent:

20130321315 - Method and apparatus for inputting a character in a touch keypad: A method and apparatus for inputting characters using a touch keypad with a plurality of keys are provided, in which upon detection of a user's touch on one of the plurality of keys, a character corresponding to the touched key is acquired, a pop-up character set is generated using the... Agent:

20130321308 - Method and apparatus for moving object in terminal having touch screen: Provided are a method and an apparatus for moving an object in a terminal having a touch screen. The method of moving an object in a terminal having a touch screen, includes detecting a first touch on the touch screen, determining whether a contact time of multi-touch exceeds a threshold... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20130321290 - Method and apparatus for sensing touch input: There are provided a method and an apparatus for sensing a touch input. The method of sensing a touch input includes selecting at least a portion of a plurality of nodes in which a sensing signal is generated by a touch input, defining a node group according to the plurality... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130321314 - Method and terminal for activating application based on handwriting input: A method for controlling an application based on a handwriting input includes recognizing a handwriting input received on a touch panel of a terminal; determining a symbol corresponding to the handwriting input; selecting an application capable of being associated with the symbol; and associating the symbol with a function of... Agent:

20130321313 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for cropping screen frame: A screen frame cropping method, a screen frame cropping apparatus, and a computer program product adapted to an electronic apparatus having a touch screen are provided. In the screen frame cropping method, a frame is displayed on the touch screen, and a first touch and a second touch preformed by... Agent:

20130321322 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same. The mobile terminal includes a touch screen acquiring a touch signal regarding at least one region, and a controller selectively executing a function corresponding to a valid touch signal of the acquired touch signal, the valid touch signal... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20130321292 - Organic light emitting display integrated with touch screen panel: Embodiment of the present invention provide for an organic light emitting display with a touch screen panel, including a first substrate; a plurality of pixels on the first substrate; a plurality of signal lines and control lines on the first substrate and coupled to the pixels; a second substrate covering... Agent:

20130321283 - Portable electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: A method includes displaying a plurality of display elements on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device; in response to detecting a touch lasting at least a first duration and associated with a first portion of the plurality of display elements, selecting the first portion; and in response to the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130321300 - Reverse touchpad for portable computers: A portable computer is described including a reverse-mounted touchpad and associated buttons where the touchpad is mounted on the reverse surface of the panel containing the portable computer's display and facing away from the user. One or more associated buttons are mounted on the surface of the display panel facing... Agent:

20130321282 - Row and column navigation: Concepts and technologies are described herein for row and column navigation. In accordance with the concepts and technologies disclosed herein, a user device executes an application program configured to present data in a user interface (“UI”). The user device can execute a navigation controller to detect touch events at the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321286 - Systems and methods for interfacing with an ultrasound system: Systems and methods for enabling a user to interact with a medical imaging system using a touch screen display are disclosed. In certain embodiments, a primary imaging area displaying images captured by the medical imaging system may be displayed in a first area of the touch screen display. A touchpad... Agent: Mindray Ds Usa, Inc.

20130321309 - Terminal apparatus, display system, display method, and recording medium: To improve ease of operation in a case where a display device and a small terminal apparatus are connected to each other, and coordinated display is performed. When a contact or approach of an object having a size greater than or equal to a threshold value with or toward the... Agent: Sony Mobile Communications Japan, Inc.

20130321303 - Touch detection: A method of tracking one or more inputs at a touch sensitive surface, comprising: detecting one or more touch inputs in a first scanning frame; for each detected touch input, defining a scanning window around a determined location of the detected touch input; scanning each defined scanning window, in a... Agent: Promethean Limited

20130321320 - Touch input device, electronic apparatus, and input method: There is provided a touch input device which is capable of changing inputs based on the intuitive selection of a finger. Controller 12 detects a plurality of noncontact positions which represent respective positions of a plurality of detectable objects that have moved close to operation surface 11 within a predetermined... Agent: Nec Casio Mobile Communications, Ltd.

20130321316 - Touch panel and touch display device: A touch panel includes a first substrate, a first axis signal receiving electrode, a second axis signal receiving electrode, and a signal transmitting electrode. The first axis signal receiving electrode is disposed on a first inner surface of the first substrate, and the first axis signal receiving electrode includes a... Agent:

20130321304 - Touch panel, manufacturing method thereof and display device using the same: A touch panel, a manufacturing method and a display device using the same are provided. The touch panel includes a substrate, a conductive layer, an insulating layer, a shielding layer and a flexible printed circuit board. The conductive layer is disposed on the substrate. The insulating layer is disposed on... Agent: Innolux Corporation

20130321285 - Touch screen device data filtering: A data filtering menu enabling a user to select different characteristics and values may be displayed. Each of the characteristics may be displayed in a first selectable list in the filtering menu. Once a user selects one of the characteristics, a second list containing selectable values associated with the selected... Agent: Sap Ag

20130321305 - Touch unlocking method and apparatus, and electronic device: A touch unlocking method includes obtaining position information of a plurality of touch points on a device screen in response to sliding of a touch medium on the device screen. A value that reflects a change of a distance between touch points of the plurality of touch points is monitored... Agent:

20130321297 - Unlocking method for an electronic device with a touch screen: An unlocking method for an electronic device with a touch screen, comprises displaying a plurality of unlocking buttons and indicating the touching sequence for touching the buttons on the touch screen when the touch screen is in a locked state in which the user interface is locked; detecting contact with... Agent:

20130321337 - Additional touch-gesture sensors for rear or sides of mobile devices: A method for providing user interface features to a mobile device involving locating a touch-responsive sensor touchpad to the rear and/or at least one side of a mobile device. Touch-gesture measurement information from the touch-responsive sensor touchpad is processed and used to create an output signal responsive to a touch... Agent:

20130321325 - Apparatus and method for sensing capacitance, and touch screen apparatus: There are provided an apparatus for sensing capacitance, a method for sensing capacitance, and a touch screen apparatus. The apparatus for sensing capacitance includes; a first integration circuit unit including a first capacitor charged by a change in capacitance occurring in a sensing electrode; a comparison circuit unit comparing a... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130321326 - Apparatus and method for sensing capacitance, and touch screen apparatus: There are provided an apparatus for sensing capacitance, a method for sensing capacitance, and a touch screen apparatus. The apparatus for sensing capacitance includes; a driving circuit unit applying driving signals to a first capacitor; an integration circuit unit including a second capacitor and a third capacitor respectively charged by... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130321332 - Capacitive touch panel sensor and touch panel display device having the same: A capacitive touch panel sensor includes a plurality of driving-lines in a first direction, a plurality of sensing-lines in a second direction, a scan signal generator configured to generate a scan signal corresponding to at least one scan pulse, and to output the scan signal to the driving-lines, and a... Agent:

20130321333 - Controller, touch panel, electronic device: To simplify an operation at the time when a controller which can control a touch panel returns to the normal mode. The touch panel includes a capacitive sensor having a pair of electrodes. The controller includes a control switch controlling supply of a potential to one electrode of the capacitive... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20130321341 - Coordinate input device, and electronic device: A coordinate input device of the present invention includes: an M-sequence generator (12); a drive electrode driving circuit (13); and a receiving electrode selecting circuit (14) which receives a value corresponding to a coupling capacitance, an inputted coordinate position being detected in accordance with the value received by the receiving... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321331 - Detecting method and device for touch screen: One driving electrode or one set of driving electrode of a touch screen are designated as a base electrode or base electrodes. When the base electrode or base electrodes are provided by a driving signal, the detected signal from the sensing electrodes is designated as a level signal. The level... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20130321339 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a plurality of display screens, a joining part configured to join the display screens relatively movably, touch panels provided on the display screens, a touch panel control module configured to receive signals from the touch panels, a movement sensing sensor configured to sense relative movement between... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20130321338 - Firmware methods and devices for a mutual capacitance touch sensing device: Disclosed are various embodiments of methods and devices for operating a processor or host controller in a mutual capacitance sensing device. Methods and devices for sorting motion reports provided to a host controller or other processor in a mutual capacitance sensing device, reporting touch points to a host controller or... Agent:

20130321328 - Method and apparatus for correcting pen input in terminal: A method of correcting touch input in a terminal is provided. The method includes detecting touched locations of a pen and a hand when a pen touch is input, determining a rotation direction of the terminal and a pen use type of a user by comparing and analyzing the detected... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20130321336 - Method for acquiring information, electronic device and identifier apparatus: A method for acquiring information, an electric device and an identifier apparatus are described. The electronic device includes a wireless receiving apparatus capable of receiving information from a trigger object, and a display screen, the trigger object includes at least three surfaces each of which has a corresponding wireless communication... Agent:

20130321340 - Portable device comprising a touch-screen display, and method for controlling same: A method of controlling a portable device including at least one foldable panel and first and second touch screens is provided. The method includes displaying, on the first touch screen, a first page designated as a home screen and an icon related to at least one application, and a dock... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130321323 - Projected capacitive touch sensor circuit: A method for measuring a mutual capacitance between electrodes of a touch sensitive device includes generating a periodic pulse, communicating the pulse to a drive electrode, and measuring a mutual capacitance between the drive electrode and a sense electrode at a point of intersection between the drive electrode and the... Agent:

20130321330 - Signal measuring method and device for touch screen: Each one or each set of driving electrodes of a touch screen corresponds to a delay phase difference. Whenever a driving signal is provided to one or a set of the driving electrodes, a signal on at least one of sensing electrodes of the touch screen is measured after being... Agent: Egalax_empia Technology Inc.

20130321324 - System for reducing finger-coupled noise in capacitive touch sensors: The invention is a system for reducing finger-coupling capacitance of a touch-sensor panel such that finger-coupled noise signals do not overwhelm the sensing circuit and render the panel unable to detect the finger position.... Agent: Touch Turns LLC

20130321329 - Terminal apparatus, display method and recording medium: An information processing apparatus that controls a display disposed on a casing of the information processing apparatus to display an image; outputs, by a communication interface of the information processing apparatus, the image displayed on the display; detects an orientation of the casing; and generates different images as the image... Agent: Sony Mobile Communications, Inc.

20130321335 - Terminal device, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus that detects, at a touch panel formed on or integrally with a display, an object touching or approaching the touch panel; determines a change in an angle that the object forms with the touch panel based on an output of the touch panel; and controls content... Agent: Sony Mobile Communications, Inc.

20130321327 - Touch sensing apparatus and data processing method thereof: There are provided a data processing method and a touch sensing apparatus. The data processing method includes (a) obtaining a plurality of pieces of sensing data according to one or more touch inputs; (b) selecting one or more pieces of temporary reference data having the minimum difference value between adjacent... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20130321334 - Touch sensor system: A detecting section of a touch sensor system detects a hand placing region in accordance with (i) a strength threshold for determining a strength of an electrostatic capacitance signal in a detection region so as to determine whether or not a touch input is carried out by a finger and... Agent:

20130321346 - Interactive surface: In one implementation, a computer-implemented method includes accessing, by a computing device, a real-time three dimensional (“3D”) image of at least a portion of a user who is standing in front a surface; identifying, by the computing device, coordinates in 3D space for at least one appendage of the user... Agent: Opportunity Partners Inc.

20130321344 - Optical touch display panel: An optical touch display panel includes a supporting substrate, a flexible display panel, a transparent elastomer, at least one light emitting element and at least one sensing element. The flexible display panel is disposed above the supporting substrate. The transparent elastomer is disposed between the supporting substrate and the flexible... Agent: E Ink Holdings Inc.

20130321345 - Optical touch input device with embedded light turning features: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for optical touch detection systems. In one aspect, the optical touch detection systems include a light detector and a light guide including a plurality of angled slots. The angled slots can be configured to reflect light towards the light detector. A processor can... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130321342 - Optical touch screen expansion method: An optical touch screen expansion method comprises a primary optical touch module setting process and at least one expanded optical touch module setting process that respectively enable a host to acquire original touch position information according to an identification code thereof and work out information of an absolute position of... Agent:

20130321343 - Touch panel system and electronic device: A touch panel system includes a touch panel having sense lines, and drive lines which intersect the sense lines and form capacitance with the sense lines, a touch panel controller for processing signals of the sense lines, and a drive line driving circuit for driving the drive lines in parallel.... Agent:

20130321347 - Virtual touch device without pointer: Provided is a virtual touch device for remotely controlling electronic equipment having a display surface. The virtual touch apparatus include an image acquisition unit, a spatial coordinate calculation unit, a touch location calculation unit, and a virtual touch processing unit. The image acquisition unit includes two image sensors disposed at... Agent: Vtouch Co., Ltd.

20130321348 - Pen tablet device, and pen tablet system: An ultrasonic detector (8) included in a pen (3) detects ultrasonic waves which (i) are emitted from respective plurality of ultrasonic emitters (5a, 5b) and (ii) are transmitted to the pen (3) via an ultrasonic transmission sheet (2) and a writing medium (6) while a tip of the pen (3)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321349 - Method and apparatus for preventing false touch: An electronic device for preventing a false touch and a method thereof are provided. An operation method of an electronic device includes identifying each node value detected in at least one node positioned in a range that is set on a basis of a node where a maximum node value... Agent:

20130321358 - Coordinate indicating device and coordinate measuring device for measuring input coordinates of coordinate indicating device: A coordinate indicating device which inputs coordinates to a coordinate measuring device is provided. The coordinate indicating device includes a power receiver for wirelessly receiving drive power from the coordinate measuring device, a rectifier for rectifying the wirelessly received drive power into Direct Current (DC) drive power, a battery for... Agent:

20130321357 - Display panel and display device: In a display panel 24, each of information patterns is formed by using marks 42 each arranged on the basis of, as a virtual reference point, a grid point in a virtual grid. The marks include first marks 42a each arranged at one side of a target direction with respect... Agent:

20130321351 - Graphical display with optical pen input: Methods and apparatuses of obtaining user input. A display of an optical tracking grid is initiated on an electronic graphical display. Changes are determined among images of at least a portion of the optical tracking grid that are captured by a tracking pen device. Based on the determined changes in... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130321360 - Hand-writing pen and mobile terminal: A hand-writing pen and a mobile terminal are provided by the disclosure, wherein the hand-writing pen includes a penholder, the penholder includes a first rod and a second rod, the first rod and the second rod are connected by a rotation structure, an angle sensor module is set in the... Agent: Zte Corporation

20130321352 - Modifying information on a hand writable physical medium with a digital pen: One embodiment provides a method for modifying information stored in storage by modifying information on a hand writable physical medium with a digital pen, wherein the hand writable physical medium includes a predetermined field including one or more item field name and one or more first region for information entry... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20130321354 - Multi-tip stylus: A multi-tip stylus has a penholder and multiple tips longitudinally mounted on the penholder and mutually spaced apart. Any adjacent two of the tips form a tip-combined stroke set. When the multi-tip stylus is operated, the penholder is held horizontally for adjacent two of the tips on the penholder to... Agent: Dotted Design Company

20130321353 - Pen-shaped coordinate indicator: A pen-shaped coordinate indicator is provided, which is capable of preventing erroneous detection of the pressing force (writing pressure) and widening the detection range of the pressing force. The indicator includes a core body that forms a pen tip; a columnar first magnetic body having one end in contact with... Agent: Wacom Co., Ltd.

20130321359 - Stylus with pressure sensor: A pressure-sensitive stylus includes a tip operationally coupled to a pressure sensor, where the tip is constrained to depress longitudinally, and the tip is mechanically coupled to a first spring. The tip engages a second spring when depressed longitudinally by a force of a first magnitude.... Agent:

20130321356 - Tracking movement of a writing instrument on a general surface: Methods, systems, and apparatuses, including computer programs encoded on computer-readable media, for capturing, using a camera, an image of a general writing surface. The captured image is compared with one or more previously saved images. A related image is determined based upon syntax and semantics of handwriting recognized in the... Agent:

20130321350 - Virtual ruler for stylus input: The present disclosure provides for electronic drawing using a virtual ruler. An image rendered on a display of an electronic device executing a drawing application in response to stylus input is bounded by an edge of a virtual ruler. The virtual ruler is rendered in a region of the display... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20130321355 - Writing tip for a stylus: A stylus includes a housing, a writing tip at least partially extending out of the housing, and circuitry electrically connected to the writing tip, the circuitry operative to providing a signal for transmission via the writing tip. The writing tip of the stylus is formed with a compound material including... Agent:

20130321361 - Display having integrated thermal sensors: Thermal sensors are disposed with OLEDs across a display of an electronic device to measure temperatures across the display surface. Thermal sensors may be used to create a temperature map across the display surface due to both the ambient environment and the internal environment of the electronic device. The thermal... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321362 - Display panel and drive method of panel display device: The present invention discloses a display panel, including data IC and at least two scan ICs. Data IC includes input and output terminals of first scan signal. Scan IC includes input and output terminals of second scan signal. Input terminal of each scan IC is connected to output terminal of... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co. Ltd.

20130321365 - Display panel driving and scanning method and system: A display panel driving and scanning system includes a timing controller to divide one frame period into first to third time periods. In the first time period, an image processing device calculates an overdriving signal for a current frame based on the current frame and a previous frame. In the... Agent: Orise Technology Co., Ltd.

20130321364 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device includes pixels at intersection regions of scan and data lines, a scan driver configured to supply a scan signal to the scan lines, a data driver configured to supply a data signal to the data lines, and a timing controller configured to receive from... Agent:

20130321363 - Scan driving circuit: The present invention relates to a scan driving circuit, which comprises a decoding circuit, a plurality of level-shift driving circuits, and a control circuit. The decoding circuit produces a decoding signal according to a decoding control signal. The plurality of level-shift driving circuits are coupled to the decoding circuit and... Agent: Sitronix Technology Corp.

20130321366 - Semiconductor device and method of driving the same: To reduce the effect of external light and to improve the accuracy of detecting the location of a touch. In an image-capture period, light emission from a self-light-emitting element is controlled, and imaging data at the time of displaying white on a display screen and imaging data at the time... Agent:

20130321367 - Display device: A display panel of a liquid crystal display device includes smoothing parts provided on an output end side of auxiliary capacitance lines. Through the smoothing parts, the auxiliary capacitance lines arranged along scanning signal lines and a common electrode are connected to each other. The smoothing parts each have a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321368 - Apparatus and method for providing image in terminal: An apparatus and a method for providing an image to allow a user to feel the perspective of images on a terminal depending on his or her gaze position and distance are provided. The apparatus includes a camera module for capturing a face image and a controller for displaying an... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130321369 - Display brightness adjustment: A display comprising an array of pixels having individually adjustable brightness levels; an array of light sensors fixed relative to the pixel array; and a brightness controller for estimating a glare footprint on the pixel array from light level data provided by the sensor array and for adjusting the relative... Agent:

20130321370 - Charge pump for producing display driver output: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for driving a display array with a waveform having a plurality of voltage levels, wherein a first subset of the plurality of voltages is different from a second subset of the plurality of voltages by a defined amount. In one aspect, a display... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130321371 - Light-emitting device: A light-emitting device capable of displaying an image using image signals having different polarities is provided. The light-emitting device includes a first circuit holding a first image signal having a first polarity, a second circuit holding a second image signal having a second polarity different from the first polarity and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20130321373 - Electronic device, program, and recording medium: Reliability of a flexible electronic device is improved. Damage due to curving in a flexible electronic device is prevented. The present inventor has reached an idea of setting an allowable value of a radius of curvature at the time of curving a flexible electronic device. The electronic device includes a... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20130321372 - Shift register circuitry, display and shift register: A shift register circuitry includes plurality stages of shift registers. An Nth stage shift register of the plurality stages of shift registers includes an input unit, an output unit, a control unit, a first pull-up unit, a second pull-up unit and a compensation circuit. The output unit is used to... Agent: Au Optronics Corp.

20130321374 - Voltage converter: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for voltage conversion. In one aspect, a voltage converter includes a first feedback loop monitoring one of two converter outputs of opposite polarity. The converter may further include a second feedback loop for monitoring a weighted sum of the two converter outputs of... Agent:

20130321381 - Driving device for driving display medium, display device, method of driving display medium, and display method: There is provided a driving device for driving a display medium that includes a pair of substrates and plural particle groups which are provided between the pair of substrates and have different colors and different threshold voltages for separation from the substrates, including an application unit that applies reset voltages... Agent: Fuji Xerox Co., Ltd.

20130321377 - Driving device of image display medium, image display apparatus, driving method of image display medium, and non-transitory computer readable medium: e

20130321385 - Information display device and display driving method: An information displaying device is provided with a display portion that displays an image based on display information and a predetermined driving voltage, a CPU that sets a boost target value of the driving voltage of the display portion, a voltage divider resistance circuit that divides a power supply voltage... Agent: Optoelectronics Co., Ltd.

20130321382 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display (LCD) device having a touch panel function, power consumption is reduced in the standby state. The display section is divided into blocks each of which is formed of a plurality of display lines. The counter electrode is disposed for each block. A driving circuit selectively... Agent: Japan Display East Inc.

20130321384 - Method of driving display device, program, and display device: A display device includes first and second display pixels connected to a first source line, third and fourth display pixels connected to the second source line. The device further includes a receiver receiving display voltage for each display pixel, a calculator calculating first difference voltage between the display voltages of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321375 - Organic light emitting display device having pixels and method of driving the same: Disclosed herein is an organic light emitting display device capable of stably compensating for a threshold voltage of a driving transistor. The organic light emitting display device according the present invention includes pixels, each for storing a voltage of a data signal in a storage capacitor through a first threshold... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321376 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel and an organic light emitting display device using the same, which can improve display quality, are provided. An organic light emitting display device includes pixels, an emission control line, an initial power supply unit, a scan driver and a data driver. The pixels are at intersection portions of... Agent:

20130321383 - Pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving pixel circuit: A pixel circuit, display device, and method of driving a pixel circuit enabling source-follower output with no deterioration of luminance even with a change of the current-voltage characteristic of the light emitting element along with elapse, enabling a source-follower circuit of n-channel transistors, and able to use an n-channel transistor... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130321378 - Pixel leakage compensation: A display system has a display panel in which there are a first subset of pixels and a second subset of pixels. A first common voltage generation circuit drives a first common voltage line that is coupled to the first subset, and a second common voltage generation circuit drives a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321379 - System and method of sensing actuation and release voltages of interferometric modulators: This disclosure provides methods and apparatus for calibrating display arrays. In one aspect, a method of calibrating a display array includes determining a particular drive response characteristic and updating a particular drive scheme voltage between updates of image data on the display array. The drive response characteristic may be determined... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130321380 - System and method of sensing actuation and release voltages of interferometric modulators: This disclosure provides methods and apparatus for calibrating display arrays. In one aspect, a method of calibrating a display array includes determining a particular drive response characteristic and updating a particular drive scheme voltage between updates of image data on the display array. The drive response characteristic may be determined... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130321386 - Driver device, driving method, and display device: A driver device (10) of the present invention includes a scan line driving circuit (12) which carries out a first scan in which (i) the scan line driving circuit (12) starts to supply a first scan signal, which has an intermediate electric potential between a voltage of a low level... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321387 - Display control apparatus, display control method, program and recording medium: There is a display control apparatus including a dummy pixel region provided in a region different from a display region in which various images are displayed, and a temperature detector detecting a temperature of the dummy pixel region.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130321388 - Live event information reporting system: A live event information reporting system is described. An apparatus may comprise a live event information reporting application operative on a processor circuit to provide user interfaces for reporting and viewing information reported for live events. The live event information reporting application may comprise a context information component operative to... Agent: Cbs Interactive Inc.

20130321400 - 3d map views for 3d maps: Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores a program which when executed on a device by at least one processing unit provides different viewing modes for viewing a three-dimensional (3D) map. The program renders a first view of the 3D map for display in a first viewing mode... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321390 - Augmented books in a mixed reality environment: A system and method are disclosed for augmenting a reading experience in a mixed reality environment. In response to predefined verbal or physical gestures, the mixed reality system is able to answer a user's questions or provide additional information relating to what the user is reading. Responses may be displayed... Agent:

20130321406 - Control system for a directional light source: Disclosed is an autostereoscopic display apparatus comprising a light guiding valve apparatus including an imaging directional backlight, an illuminator array and an observer tracking system arranged to achieve control of an array of illuminators which may provide a directional display to an observer over a wide lateral and longitudinal viewing... Agent: Reald Inc.

20130321405 - Hole filling method for multi-view disparity maps: A hole filling method for multi-view disparity maps is provided. At least one disparity map is respectively captured as a plurality of known views among a plurality of views for capturing an object. As for a plurality of virtual views among the views excluding the at least one known view,... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20130321392 - Identifying and parameterizing roof types in map data: Methods and apparatus for a roof analysis tool for constructing a parameter set, where the parameter set is derived from mapping data for a map region, and where the parameter set describes the roofs for the buildings within the map region. In some cases, the parameter set includes a list... Agent:

20130321399 - Level of detail transitions for geometric objects in a graphics application: Systems and methods for providing smooth level of detail transitions for geometric objects, such as geometric terrain tiles, are provided. In one embodiment, a parent geometric tile associated with a first level of detail can be partitioned into sub-tiles. The sub-tiles can be blended independently with child geometric tiles associated... Agent:

20130321409 - Method and system for rendering a stereoscopic view: A method for rendering a stereoscopic view, the method comprising the steps of defining a stereoscopic scene view (102) comprising representation of a scene object (112), receiving a left-eye texture (203) and a right-eye texture (206) for the scene object (112) and generating a left-eye scene view (101) comprising the... Agent: Advanced Digital Broadcast S.a.

20130321408 - Method and system for utilizing pre-existing image layers of a two-dimensional image to create a stereoscopic image: Implementations of the present invention involve methods and systems for converting a 2-D multimedia image to a 3-D multimedia image by utilizing a plurality of layers of the 2-D image. The layers may comprise one or more portions of the 2-D image and may be digitized and stored in a... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20130321395 - Method, system and apparatus for providing visual feedback of a map view change: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to provide visual feedback of a change in map view. Various embodiments may display a map view of a map in a two-dimensional map view mode. Embodiments may obtain input indicating a change to a three-dimensional map view mode. Input may be obtained through... Agent:

20130321398 - Methods and apparatus for building a three-dimensional model from multiple data sets: Methods and apparatus for a map tool displaying a three-dimensional view of a map based on a three-dimensional model of the surrounding environment. The three-dimensional map view of a map may be based on a model constructed from multiple data sets, where the multiple data sets include mapping information for... Agent:

20130321397 - Methods and apparatus for rendering labels based on occlusion testing for label visibility: Methods and apparatus for a map tool displaying a three-dimensional view of a map region, where the map tool determines whether or not partially occluded labels within the map region are to be drawn or are to not be drawn. The map tool determines whether or not to draw a... Agent:

20130321396 - Multi-input free viewpoint video processing pipeline: Free viewpoint video of a scene is generated and presented to a user. An arrangement of sensors generates streams of sensor data each of which represents the scene from a different geometric perspective. The sensor data streams are calibrated. A scene proxy is generated from the calibrated sensor data streams.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321404 - Operating area determination method and system: An operating area determination method and system are provided. In the operating area determination method, a plurality of depth maps of a target scene is generated at several time points. At least two specific depth maps among the depth maps are selected and compared to identify a moving object in... Agent: Wistron Corporation

20130321402 - Rotation operations in a mapping application: A mapping program for execution by at least one processing unit of a device is described. The device includes a touch-sensitive screen and a touch input interface. The program renders and displays a presentation of a map from a particular view of the map. The program generates an instruction to... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321391 - Sensor-enhanced localization in virtual and physical environments: In one embodiment, a computer-based system comprises a measurement device, a display, a processor, and logic instructions stored in a tangible computer-readable medium coupled to the processor which, when executed by the processor, configure the processor to determine a position and orientation in a real three dimensional space of the... Agent:

20130321393 - Smoothing and robust normal estimation for 3d point clouds: A “Point Cloud Smoother” provides various techniques for refining a 3D point cloud or other 3D input model to generate a smoothed and denoised 3D output model. Smoothing and denoising is achieved, in part, by robustly fitting planes to a neighborhood of points around each point of the input model... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321407 - Spatial data services: A method can include transmitting a call to a GIS; receiving a response; transmitting search criteria to a search engine based on the response; and receiving search results. A method can include orienting a plane in a view; constructing rays from the plane to a surface in the view; determining... Agent:

20130321389 - System and method for 3d imaging: A system and method for the three-dimensional visualization of medical images includes superimposing a left eye image polarized in a first orientation and a right eye image polarized in a second orientation. The system and method includes wearing a left contact lens that is polarized in the first direction and... Agent: General Electric Company

20130321403 - System and method for highlighting a feature in a 3d map while preserving depth: Systems and methods for rendering 3D maps may highlight a feature in a 3D map while preserving depth. A map tool of a mapping or navigation application that detects the selection of a feature in a 3D map (e.g., by touch) may perform a ray intersection to determine the feature... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321394 - Three-dimensional display device, system for creating three-dimensional display, and process of creating three-dimensional display: Disclosed is a three-dimensional display device, a system for creating a three-dimensional display, and a process of creating a three-dimensional display. The three-dimensional display device includes a rotatable portion and a plurality of light emitting elements connected to the rotatable portion. Rotation of the rotatable portion rotates the light emitting... Agent: Tait Technologies, Inc.

20130321401 - Virtual camera for 3d maps: Some embodiments provide a non-transitory machine-readable medium that stores a mapping application which when executed on a device by at least one processing unit provides automated animation of a three-dimensional (3D) map along a navigation route. The mapping application identifies a first set of attributes for determining a first position... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321415 - Analytical model information delivery device and analytical model information delivery program: Using this analytical model information delivery device, it is possible to quickly create analytical models even when the designer and the analyst are different people. This analytical model information delivery device is provided in a device for creating numerical models from CAD data. A shape search unit searches the components... Agent:

20130321414 - Converting a 3d model into multiple matrices: A method is disclosed for converting a 3D model into multiple matrices to extract information related to the 3D model in an automated manner. The extracted information may represent numerical information such as lengths, areas, or volumes, or may represent positional information describing the location of the objects of the... Agent:

20130321411 - Map tile selection in 3d: Methods and systems are provided for efficiently identifying map tiles of a raised-relief map to retrieve from a server. An electronic device can use estimates of height(s) for various region(s) of the map to determine map tiles that are likely viewable from a given position of a virtual camera. The... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321417 - Method and devices for transmitting 3d video information from a server to a client: A method is disclosed for transmitting a 3D representation of a 3D scene model, the 3D scene model being information defining geometry and material information for a set of 3D objects and light sources and being stored in a server, from the server to a first client device, over a... Agent: Alcatel Lucent

20130321416 - Method for estimation of occlusion in a virtual environment: A method for estimating occlusion in a virtual environment comprising at least two objects and observed from a viewpoint. Thereafter, a second item of information representative of the distance separating a second fragment of a second object from the viewpoint according to an observation direction is computed:, the second item... Agent: Thomson Licensing

20130321412 - Systems and methods for adjusting a virtual try-on: According to at least one embodiment, a computer-implemented method for generating a virtual try-on is described. A first model is obtained. The first model includes a first set of attachment points. A second model is obtained. The second model includes a first set of connection points. The first model and... Agent: 1-800 Contacts, Inc.

20130321413 - Video generation using convict hulls: Video of a scene is generated and presented to a user. A stream of mesh models of the scene is generated from one or more streams of sensor data that represent the scene. Each of the mesh models is sliced using a series of planes that are parallel to each... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321410 - Video generation using three-dimensional hulls: Video of a scene is generated and presented to a user. A stream of mesh models of the scene and a corresponding stream of mesh texture maps are generated from one or more streams of sensor data that represent the scene. Each of the mesh models includes a collection of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321418 - Interpolating oriented disks in 3d space for constructing high fidelity geometric proxies from point clouds: An “Oriented Disk Interpolator” provides various techniques for interpolating between points in a point cloud using RGB images (or images in other color spaces) to produce a smooth implicit surface representation that can then be digitally sampled for ray-tracing or meshing to create a high fidelity geometric proxy from the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321419 - Automatic processing scale estimation for use in an image process: In a first exemplary embodiment of the present invention, an automated, computerized method is provided for processing an image. According to a feature of the present invention, the method comprises the steps of providing an image file depicting an image, in a computer memory, calculating processing scale parameter information as... Agent: Tandent Vision Science, Inc.

20130321420 - Ray-node test using integer comparisons: A method including performing ray traversal wherein the ray traversal includes determining boxes intersected by a ray. The ray traversal includes performing a ray-box intersection test including calculating plane intersections, and determining comparisons of two operands wherein each operand is a binary representation of a floating point value and wherein... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20130321421 - Apparatus and method for finding visible points in a point cloud: A method for determining an optimal location for positioning an image capturing device within a volume, the method including, obtaining a plurality of points to be visible from the image capturing device, performing inversion on points located in the vicinity of the plurality of points thus creating a computerized inversed... Agent: Technion Research And Development Foundation Ltd.

20130321423 - Motion compensation and motion estimation leveraging a continuous coordinate system: Computer processor hardware receives settings information for a first image. The first image includes a set of multiple display elements. The computer processor hardware receives motion compensation information for a given display element in a second image to be created based at least in part on the first image. The... Agent:

20130321422 - System and method for loading and rendering curved features in a map: Embodiments of a system and method for loading and rendering curved features in a map are described. Embodiments may include a map tool of a mapping or navigation application configured to generate a display for a map that includes one or more curved features (e.g., curved roads or curved polygons).... Agent:

20130321425 - Reporting modules: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, are provided for processing analyte data. In some exemplary implementations, there is provided a method. The method may include generating, by at least one processor, a view comprising an abstraction distilled from the sensor data over a time period. The view may further... Agent: Dexcom, Inc.

20130321424 - System and method for generating signal coverage information from client metrics: Embodiments may include receiving signal strength information reported by multiple client communication devices. The signal strength information reported by a given client device may indicate one or more locations detected by the given client device. The signal strength information may also indicate, for each location, a respective measure of signal... Agent:

20130321426 - Integrated medicament delivery device for use with continuous analyte sensor: An integrated system for the monitoring and treating diabetes is provided, including an integrated receiver/hand-held medicament injection pen, including electronics, for use with a continuous glucose sensor. In some embodiments, the receiver is configured to receive continuous glucose sensor data, to calculate a medicament therapy (e.g., via the integrated system... Agent: Dexcom, Inc.

20130321427 - Computing device and method for generating drawing codes of pictures: Drawing parameters of a drawing model of the selected drawing element are replaced by the parameter values of the selected drawing element, to obtain drawing codes corresponding to the selected drawing element. According to a sequence of drawing steps of the picture, drawing codes corresponding to each selected drawing element... Agent: Hong Fu Jin Precision Industry (shenzhen) Co., Ltd

20130321428 - Method and apparatus for interactive curve generation: A system of curve generation takes a sequence of control points and constraint codes for each control point, and outputs a curve in which each of the constraints is satisfied. The set of constraints is chosen from the tangent angle, curvature, first derivative of curvature, and second derivative of curvature.... Agent:

20130321429 - String arrangement device: A string arrangement device includes: a character string arrangement data acquisition unit for acquiring character string arrangement data for arranging a character string along a road; a control point sequence creation unit for creating a control point sequence from a road node sequence included in the character string arrangement data... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20130321431 - Method, system and apparatus for providing a three-dimensional transition animation for a map view change: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to provide a three-dimensional transition for a map view change. Various embodiments may display a map view. Embodiments may obtain input selecting another map view for display. Input may be obtained through the utilization of touch, auditory, or other well-known input technologies. In response... Agent:

20130321430 - Systems and methods for providing and using animations: Certain embodiments relate to combining or blending animations that are attempting to simultaneously animate the same target. Certain embodiments simplify the blending of animations in the application development environment. For example, certain embodiments allow animations to be used or specified by a developer without the developer having to specifically address... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20130321434 - Electronic apparatus and method for switching display mode: An electronic apparatus and a method for switching a display mode are provided. The method includes: turning on the electronic apparatus to enter a full-screen display mode; switching the full-screen display mode to a block display mode when a mode-switching signal is triggered; and enabling a corresponding operation interface in... Agent: Compal Electronics, Inc.

20130321433 - Frontlight device with integrated electrical wiring: This disclosure provides systems, methods, and apparatus related to a the design of arrays of electrodes in a device which includes a light-guiding layer in optical contact with the electrodes. In one aspect, a device includes an array of electrodes, the electrodes include at least one edge having a non-linear... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20130321432 - Light guide with embedded fresnel reflectors: This disclosure provides systems, methods and apparatus for an optical system including a light guide and a plurality of angled slots. The angled slots are defined by undercuts in the light guide and are filled with a filler material having a refractive index that is mismatched with the refractive index... Agent: Qualcomm Memes Technologies, Inc.

20130321435 - Format and method for representing a dynamic digital image: An image format and method are presented for storing a digital image in the image format. The image format includes image data and executable computer instructions. Displaying a digital image stored in this image format requires executing the stored executable instructions which generate the image data for the associated digital... Agent:

20130321437 - Graphics processing unit and management method thereof: A graphics processing unit (GPU) and a management method of the GPU are provided. The GPU includes at least one graphics engine and an engine manager. The graphics engine performs a video decoding function or a graphics rendering function according to a graphics command from a driver software. The engine... Agent: Via Technologies, Inc.

20130321436 - Method and apparatus for unifying graphics processing unit computation languages: A method and apparatus for unifying graphics processing unit (GPU) computation languages is disclosed. The method comprises identifying a GPU of a computer system; accessing a plurality of macros representing a difference in source code between a first GPU computation language and a second GPU computation language, expanding each macro... Agent: Adobe Systems Inc.

20130321438 - Display control method and system and display device: The present invention provides a display control method and system, and a display device. The method includes acquiring a status value of a display buffer; comparing the status value of the display buffer with a preset warning value of the display buffer; and adjusting a value of a depth of... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd.

20130321439 - Method and apparatus for accessing video data for efficient data transfer and memory cache performance: An apparatus comprising a plurality of memory modules and a plurality of memory controllers. The plurality of memory modules may be configured to store video data in a half-macroblock organization. Each of the plurality of memory controllers is generally associated with one of the memory modules. The memory controllers are... Agent:

20130321440 - Computer-implemented methods and systems for laying out electronic content elements: One exemplary embodiment involves performing a function on a container to determine a value for a container size attribute, wherein a contained element is contained by the container. Performing the function on the container involves determining whether the container constrains a contained element size attribute of the contained element. Performing... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20130321442 - Method, system and apparatus for dynamically generating map textures: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to dynamically generate map textures. A client device may obtain map data, which may include one or more shapes described by vector graphics data. Along with the one or more shapes, embodiments may include texture indicators linked to the one or more shapes. Embodiments... Agent: Apple Inc.

20130321441 - Method, system and apparatus for rendering a map according to texture masks: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to render map data according to texture masks. A rendering device may obtain map data, which may include one or more shapes described by vector graphics data. Along with the one or more shapes, embodiments may include mask indicators corresponding to the one or... Agent:

20130321443 - Method, system and apparatus for rendering a map with adaptive textures for map features: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to render a map with adaptive textures for map features. Embodiments may for a portion of map data, such as a map tile, including a feature of a given feature type specify a level-of-detail texture. A level-of-detail texture may be one of a plurality... Agent:

20130321445 - Colorizing user interfaces: Various embodiments of systems and methods for colorizing user interfaces are described herein. In one aspect, the method includes receiving a request for rendering a user interface including a plurality of sections. Based upon the request, one or more identifiers associated with each of the plurality of sections are identified.... Agent:

20130321448 - Lighting control system: Lighting control system (100) for controlling luminaires (160) to enable illuminating a work surface (180) using the luminaires using the luminaires for rendering an image on the work surface, the lighting control system comprising a controller (120) for obtaining a dataset (102), the dataset comprising an input image (104) and... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20130321444 - Method and apparatus for transitioning between pages on a display screen: A method and apparatus for scrolling between a plurality of pages on a display device associated with a computer. In one embodiment, the method includes displaying, by the display device, a first page disposed in front of at least one background layer, receiving, by the computer, an input to scroll... Agent:

20130321446 - Methods and systems for visualizing data: A visualization system generates a visualization for a data set comprising multiple data points. The visualization system accesses the data set and determines a representative data characteristic of the data set. The visualization system also determines, for each of the multiple data points in the data set, a difference between... Agent:

20130321447 - System and method for object extraction: Systems and methods for extracting an image of a physical object constructed of for example bricks are presented. The method and system may detect boundaries and edges of a background using an edge detection operator, perform a perspective transformation calculation to compute a corrected virtual grid that is substantially aligned... Agent: Eyecue Vision Technologies Ltd.

20130321449 - Window combining device: A window combining device includes a window control unit for adding one window number to pixels on a window-by-window basis, a two-dimensional drawing engine for combining a drawn window including the pixels to which the window number is added by the window control unit into a display window, and a... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20130321451 - Information processing system, computer readable medium, information processing device, and display method: An example information processing device includes: a first display controller that displays a plurality of first objects each corresponding to a content included in a plurality of contents; and a second display controller that displays a plurality of second objects each corresponding to a user associated with at least one... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20130321450 - Method, system and apparatus for rendering a map according to a stylesheet: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to render a map according to a style sheet. Several embodiments of map rendering are described that may be suitable for rendering individual portions of a map, known as map tiles, which may include one or more features. Embodiments may obtain one or more... Agent:

20130321458 - Contextual visualization via configurable ip-space maps: In one embodiment, a method includes generating a treemap for a network space having an array of network addresses. The treemap includes a hierarchical network map with a plurality of leaf nodes, and each leaf node in the treemap characterizes a proper subset of the array of network addresses. The... Agent: Northrop Grumman Systems Corporation

20130321457 - Cursor driven interface for layer control: An approach for manipulating objects within a document whereby one or more objects are transposed between other objects in a display order. A first element of the plurality of elements is selected as the active element and a display interface is associated with the first element, and based on input... Agent: Door Number 3

20130321459 - Display control apparatus and method, image processing apparatus and method, and program: The present technology relates to a display control apparatus and a method, an image processing apparatus and a method, and a program that enable easy and noninvasive observation of an object to be observed. A first display control unit configured to perform display control of a cell image with one... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130321456 - Method, system and apparatus for rendering a map according to hybrid map data: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to render a map according to hybrid map data. A map may be generated by a map service and sent to a client device. Hybrid map data composed of raster graphics data and vector graphics data may be generated by a map service to... Agent:

20130321452 - System and method for protecting the privacy of objects rendered on a display: A system and method of protecting one or more objects rendered on a display device from being observed by an unwanted viewer. A primary object is rendered on the display device, and a privacy protection object is simultaneously rendered over at least a portion of the primary object. At least... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20130321453 - Virtual surface allocation: Virtual surface techniques are described. These techniques include support of initialization and batching of updates, use of updates and lookaside lists, use of gutters, blending and BLT operations, surface optimization techniques such as push down as well as enumeration and clumping, mesh usage, and occlusion management techniques.... Agent:

20130321454 - Virtual surface lookaside lists and gutters: Virtual surface techniques are described. These techniques include support of initialization and batching of updates, use of updates and lookaside lists, use of gutters, blending and BLT operations, surface optimization techniques such as push down as well as enumeration and clumping, mesh usage, and occlusion management techniques.... Agent:

20130321455 - Virtual surface rendering: Virtual surface techniques are described. These techniques include support of initialization and batching of updates, use of updates and lookaside lists, use of gutters, blending and BLT operations, surface optimization techniques such as push down as well as enumeration and clumping, mesh usage, and occlusion management techniques.... Agent:

20130321460 - System and method for editing image data for media repurposing: The present invention is directed to a system and method which allow for the automatic cropping and file generation of images from an existing image for display on multiple devices. An image, such as a video image, is provided to an Integrated Development Environment (IDE). Next a mask or plurality... Agent: Adobe Systems Incorporated

20130321461 - Method and system for navigation to interior view imagery from street level imagery: Systems and methods for navigating and displaying imagery in a geographic information system for displaying interactive panoramic imagery are provided. According to aspects of the present disclosure, tools are provided for navigating from an exterior view to an interior view of a geographic object depicted in the interactive panoramic imagery.... Agent: Google Inc.

20130321463 - 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 pixels within a test area corresponding to the estimated extent of the identified surface within the video image. The method also includes extrapolating positions... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited

20130321464 - Apparatus and method of augmenting video: A method of generating an internally consistent model of the state of a book captured in a video image is provided. The method comprises obtaining a plurality of pieces of evidence relating to the state of a corresponding plurality of aspects of the book in the video image, associating a... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Europe Limited

20130321462 - Gesture based region identification for holograms: Techniques are provided for allowing a user to select a region within virtual imagery, such as a hologram, being presented in an HMD. The user could select the region by using their hands to form a closed loop such that from the perspective of the user, the closed loop corresponds... Agent:

20130321465 - Map information display apparatus: A map information display apparatus includes: a display device that displays map information including a map and facility information; and a navigation device which, when a specific facility and a peripheral facility existing within a set distance of the specific facility are included in the map information displayed by the... Agent: Toyota Jidosha Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321466 - Determining to display designations of points of interest within a map view: Methods and apparatus for a map tool for determining which points of interest in a map region for which to display designations or labels in a map view such that a displayed designation does not disappear and reappear as a user zooms in or out of a map view or... Agent:

20130321467 - Using snapshots to represent slow applications: In response to certain inputs to an application, the operating system generates a snapshot of the graphical interface of an application. Such inputs include, but are not limited, actions that initiate an update of the graphical interface in the display area for the application, such as repositioning, resizing and/or rotating... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20130321468 - Corner detection: A computing device detects an orientation of a computing device and selects a corner of the computing device based on the orientation of the computing device. The computing device determines a height and width for each digital media item in a plurality of digital media items. The computing device displays... Agent: Red Hat, Inc.

20130321470 - Apparatus and method for viewing an image that is larger than an area of a display device: An apparatus and method are provided for viewing an image on a display device, where the image is larger than a display area of the display device. The method includes selecting an area of the image; detecting background and foreground areas in non-selected areas of the image; and displaying the... Agent:

20130321469 - Method of controlling display: An exemplary information-processing device includes: a display controller configured to display selectively in a display region of a display device a first image and a second image including the first image, in which second image a display magnification decreases or increases toward an end of the display region.... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20130321471 - Virtual surface compaction: Virtual surface update and composition techniques are described. These techniques include support of initialization and batching of updates, use of updates and lookaside lists, use of gutters, blending and BLT operations, surface optimization techniques such as push down as well as enumeration and clumping, mesh usage, and occlusion management techniques.... Agent:

20130321472 - Method, system and apparatus for selectively obtaining map image data according to virtual camera velocity: Methods, systems and apparatus are described to selectively obtain map image data according to virtual camera velocity. Embodiments may display a map view of a map using a virtual camera. Some embodiments may detect a velocity of the virtual camera. Embodiments may then determine map image data for the map... Agent:

20130321474 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling information processing apparatus, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus for improving operability when a content is scroll-displayed by an operation for scrolling such as a flick operation. The information processing apparatus displays a plurality of contents in a predetermined display area, and scroll-displays the contents according to an instruction to perform the scroll display. When... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321473 - Method of controlling display: An exemplary information-processing device includes: a first display controller configured to display selectively on a display a first image and a second image including the first image in a reduced size; and a second display controller configured, while the second display is displayed on the display, to display an indicator... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20130321476 - Devices and methods for processing image data: A module processes image data to provide gray level signals to be used for displaying an image. The module may include a scale value control member for determining a first scale value. The module may further include a brightness control member for determining a controlled brightness value using a requested... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321478 - Dislplay panel, flat-panel display device and driving method thereof: The display panel includes data driven chip and at least two scanning driven chips. The second scanning signal input terminal of each of the scanning driven chip is connected to a first scanning signal output terminal of the data driven chip by corresponding transmission circuits. At least one transmission circuit... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd

20130321493 - Display device: The display device includes: a display unit configured to display a combined image formed by dividing a plurality of different images into divided images and arranging the divided images in a predetermined order; a separating unit configured to separate the plurality of images included in the combined image; and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321483 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a memory which stores gamma data for gamma curves including a first gamma curve and a second gamma curve; a gray voltage generator which generates gray voltages based on the gamma data; a data driver which receives an input image signal from a signal controller and... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321492 - Display device and method for driving same: In a liquid crystal display device having a configuration in which one pixel is divided into a plurality of sub pixels, low power consumption is realized by reducing an amplitude of a video signal. In each pixel formation portion, an amplification circuit unit including a second-capacitor is provided between a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321489 - Display device, imaging device and gray level voltage generation circuit: Disclosed herein is a display device capable of displaying an image with two or more gray levels. The display device includes: a voltage division circuit adapted to generate a plurality of voltages using a resistance division circuit; a gamma correction section adapted to gamma-correct the image using the voltages generated... Agent: Sony Corporation

20130321477 - Display devices and methods for generating images thereon according to a variable composite color replacement policy: This disclosure provides systems, methods and display apparatus including pixels and a controller. The controller controls the amount of light emitted by the display apparatus for each of the pixels. Controlling the amount of light emitted includes controlling the luminance of at least four contributing colors emitted for the pixel.... Agent: Pixtronix, Inc.

20130321486 - Display method and electronic device thereof: A uniform display method and an apparatus of a self-luminous display device are provided. In the method, a brightness value of an image to display is determined. An amount of a supply current corresponding to the image is controlled depending on the brightness value of the image. And the controlled... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130321490 - Display system for displaying a signal parameter and related text: A display system for receiving an input signal is provided. The system includes an LCD display screen configured to indicate a signal parameter and to display text relating to the input signal. The LCD display screen includes a first area where the signal parameter is indicated and a second area... Agent:

20130321487 - Display, image processing unit, and display method: A display includes: a display section; and a display driving section driving the display section based on a first image data set and a second image data set that alternate with each other. The display driving section drives the display section by performing a first scan with use of a... Agent:

20130321480 - Driving method of organic light emitting display device: A method of driving organic light emitting display device includes: supplying data signals during scanning periods of each of n subfields of one frame, where n is a natural number greater than or equal to 2; and generating light in each of the pixels, the light corresponding to the data... Agent: Samsung Display Co. Ltd.

20130321491 - Light emission control device and method, light emission device, image display device, program, and recording medium: A light emission control device includes a partial region feature quantity detector, an enlarged region feature quantity detector, a whole screen feature quantity detector, and a light emission controller. The partial region feature quantity detector detects a feature quantity of the image as a partial region feature quantity. The enlarged... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20130321484 - Method of driving light-source and display apparatus for performing the method: A method of driving a light-source module includes adjusting a frequency of a boosting switching signal based on a dimming signal which controls luminance of a light-emitting diode (“LED”) string of the light-source module, where the LED string comprises a plurality of LEDs connected to each other in series, and... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321479 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device capable of stably compensating for a threshold voltage of a driving transistor is provided. The organic light emitting display device includes pixels each having a driving transistor and being configured to initialize a voltage of the driving transistor by an initialization power, a gray... Agent:

20130321485 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: A driving method of an organic light emitting display device includes: classifying a plurality of luminance steps into at least a low luminance section and a high luminance section; and setting a reference luminance at a predefined level during the low luminance section and adjusting an off duty according to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20130321488 - Self contained device for displaying electronic information: A thin flexible electronic display includes a flexible membrane, control circuitry, and self-contained power source, which may be a thin flexible battery. A display may be affixed to an associated device for use in displaying dynamic information or video.... Agent: Atg Designworks LLC

20130321481 - Self-luminescent display apparatus, adaptive display control method and adaptive adjusting circuit: A self-luminescent display apparatus is provided. The self-luminescent display apparatus includes a self-luminescent panel, a display controller and an adaptive adjusting unit. The self-luminescent panel comprises self-luminescent elements and an allowed active region. When the allowed active region is configured to a first range, the display controller drives the self-luminescent... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20130321482 - Three-dimensional display device: A 3D image display device including a position detector, a display panel, a barrier panel, and a barrier panel controller. The position detector detects a position of a viewer and generates a selection signal. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels and alternately displays a left-eye image and a... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321475 - Zonal illumination for high dynamic range projection: A zonal illumination system for use in a projector, comprising a source of illumination; a first modulation stage for dividing light from the source of illumination into a plurality of zones having respective light intensities based on zonal lighting intensity of an image to be projected; and a second modulation... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.

20130321495 - Display device: A liquid crystal display device (1), which is provided with a liquid crystal panel (display unit) (2) and a backlight device (backlight unit) (3), and which displays information by dividing one frame period into four sub-field periods. In the liquid crystal display device (1), a backlight control unit (23) controls... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321494 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal panel includes a pixel electrode, a common electrode, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of pixel selection lines, and a pixel switching unit. A driving device includes a data line driving unit, a pixel selection line driving unit, a voltage generation unit for generating various voltages... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20130321498 - Image display device and image display method: Control sections of displays 11 each determine control information Pi used when area-active driving is performed individually and transmit the control information Pi to a multi-display control section 12. The multi-display control section 12 determines control information Ps for the entire device on the basis of the received pieces of... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20130321497 - Method of signal compensation, transformation circuit in liquid crystal panel, and liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides a method of signal compensation in view area of liquid crystal panel, which includes: inputting respective display drive signal of each pixel of view area of liquid crystal panel; performing compensation on respective display drive signal of each pixel in boundary area of view area of... Agent: Shenzhen China Star Optoelectronics Technology Co., Ltd.

20130321496 - Segmented edge-lit backlight assembly for a display: An edge-lit backlight assembly is provided for backlighting a display. The backlight assembly may include: a light guide having a first segment and a second segment disposed within a common plane; a first light emitting diode disposed along an edge of the first segment of the light guide such that... Agent:

20130321499 - Display panel: A display device includes a plurality of pixels disposed in an display area, and a pixel driver connected to at least two of the pixels, wherein the pixel driver drives the at least two pixels, where a portion of the pixel driver is disposed in the display area, and the... Agent: Samsung Display Co., Ltd.

20130321500 - Image processing method and image display system utilizing the same: An image display system includes a data driving circuit, a gate driving circuit and a controller chip. The data driving circuit outputs a plurality of data driving signals to provide a display image signal to a plurality of pixels on a pixel array. The gate driving circuit outputs a plurality... Agent: Innolux Corporation

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