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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems April category listing, related patent applications 04/09

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20090109124 - Image processing method and system: An image processing method and system are provided. The system includes a master communication terminal for assigning a master displaying region and one or more slave displaying regions of an image when displaying the image, for splitting the image into the master displaying region and the slave displaying regions, and... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090109125 - Image processing method and system: An image processing method is disclosed. The method is applied to a display device including a plurality of series connection sub display devices. A video chip of each of the sub display devices sets a device ID for each of the corresponding sub display devices according to a setting signal.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090109126 - Multiple view display system: An interactive multiple view display system has a multiple view display which displays images of independently selectable content so as to make them visible in respective different viewing regions. A detection arrangement detects which of a plurality of users is attempting to interact with one of the displayed images. An... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090109127 - Three-dimensional image display device and a displaying method thereof: A three-dimensional image display device and a displaying method thereof. The display device includes a pixel array, a sub-pixel rendering device and a mask. The sub-pixel rendering device provides data signals to the sub-pixels to form the first frames and the second frames. The first frame and the second frame... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090109128 - Display with replica welding helmet viewer: A display device that includes a housing that houses a display, and a control panel. Control panel and display are connected to a controller disposed inside of the housing. A control device can also be attached to display device. The control device is configured to resemble a welding gun. The... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP

20090109129 - System and method for managing information handling system display illumination: A webcam integrated in a portable information handling system captures ambient light for analysis and application in automatically adjusting settings of a display integrated in the information handling system. As an example, a histogram of the webcam is analyzed to determine ambient light intensity and color temperature, which is then... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20090109131 - Display device: A display device includes a body including a stationary portion and an extendible portion movable relative to the stationary portion, an expandable display portion having a display area, an adjustable resistor, and a controlling unit. The first end of the expandable display is engaged in the stationary portion, and an... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090109130 - Methods and apparatus for interactive movable computer mediated information display: As the display module slides along the rails, a computer program receives positional and other sensor data. The program maps the sensor data to programmatic content, and presents said content on the display module or on other displays or in external effects such as lights or robotics. The entire system... Agent: Terence John Murphy

20090109135 - Display apparatus: To reduce moving image blurring with a simple circuit while an image quality of a still image is maintained, a display apparatus emphasizes and deemphasizes a change in display data along a temporal direction based upon preceding frame data and current frame data, emphasizes and deemphasizes a change in the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090109132 - Display apparatus and method for driving display panel thereof: A display apparatus and a method for driving a display panel thereof are provided. The display panel includes an inducing signal readout line and N gate lines, in which N is a natural number. The inducing signal readout line is coupled to a plurality of inducing circuits. Each inducing circuit... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090109134 - Display panel and method thereof: A display panel includes a first substrate having a first line and a second line and a second substrate facing the first substrate. The first substrate includes an electrostatic discharger that is electrically connected to the first line to discharge a static electricity inflowing into the display panel through the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090109133 - Driving device of display device and driving method thereof: A driver for pixels of a display, having pixels arranged into a plurality of pixel blocks including at least two pixels in a row and at least two pixels in a column is presented. The driver includes a first converter, a second converter, and a frame memory. The first converter... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090109136 - Apparatus for driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus thereof: The present invention relates to a driving apparatus for supplying a driving signal to a plasma display panel, and a plasma display apparatus employing the same. A reset signal supplied during a reset period of a first subfield of a plurality of subfields includes a first rising period where a... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090109137 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel including a first and second substrates. A plurality of discharge electrodes and a barrier rib structure are between the substrates. A plurality of discharge cells are defined between the substrates and at least one spacer is between the substrates to maintain a substantially constant distance between... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090109138 - Plsma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including a scan electrode and an address electrode, a scan driver that supplies a reset signal to the scan electrode during a reset period and supplies a scan signal to the scan electrode during an... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090109140 - Plasma display panel: The present invention relates to a plasma display panel. The plasma display panel includes a front substrate on which a first electrode and a second electrode are positioned parallel to each other, a first black layer at a position corresponding to the first electrode, a second black layer at a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090109139 - Plasma display panel device: A PDP device can realize both the reduction in power consumption in the sustain period and the appropriate erase operation. The PDP device has a plurality of display electrodes on a substrate surface, wherein the display electrodes include mutually adjacent X electrodes and Y electrodes. And the PDP has X,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090109141 - In-liquid plasma electrode, in-liquid plasma generating apparatus and in-liquid plasma generating method: Owing to this construction, it is possible to provide an in-liquid plasma electrode which can simply generate plasma in a wide variety of liquids including a conductive liquid such as water and alcohol, and furthermore an in-liquid plasma generating apparatus having this electrode, and an in-liquid plasma generating method using... Agent: Morgan & Finnegan, L.L.P.

20090109144 - Circuit device and active-matrix display apparatus: A circuit device includes a first circuit including a thin-film transistor and a second circuit including another thin-film transistor. The second circuit is controlled by control signals including a first control signal and a second control signal delayed from the first control signal. The second control signal is generated on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109146 - Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a pixel array section having a plurality of pixels each including an electro-optical element, a writing transistor, a driving transistor, and a holding capacitor; a power supply scanning circuit; and a signal outputting circuit; wherein the power supply scanning circuit is operable to... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090109142 - El display device: A switch being turned off using an output open function of a power supply circuit, a cathode voltage Vss is not transmitted, an output terminal takes on a high impedance condition and, a probing being done into a pad of the cathode voltage Vss output terminal with a probe, an... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090109143 - El display device and a method of manufacturing the same: To provide a high throughput film deposition means for film depositing an organic EL material made of polymer accurately and without any positional shift. A pixel portion is divided into a plurality of pixel rows by a bank, and a head portion of a thin film deposition apparatus is scanned... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20090109149 - Image display device: An image display device having a plurality of pixel, a plurality of signal lines for inputting an image voltage to each of the plurality of pixels, and a pixel selecting unit for selecting from the plurality of pixels a pixel into which the image voltage is to be written, in... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090109145 - Image display device and control method thereof: When not receiving the next display-switch starting signal even after a specified time elapses from the application of a previous display driving voltage, a driving unit applies another preparatory driving voltage for generating a preparatory electric field capable of improving the response of colored particles to a driving electric field... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090109148 - Organic electro-luminescent display device: A high-definition organic EL display device which enhances utilization efficiency of a space within a pixel is provided. In an organic EL display device in which pixels each of which is constituted of an organic El element are arranged in a matrix array, the pixel includes a pixel circuit which... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smity LLP

20090109147 - Organic light emitting display and power supply method thereof: An organic light emitting display and power supply method thereof operate an organic light emitting display panel using a high voltage EVLDD and a low voltage ELVSS supplied from a driver integrated circuit during a low power display mode. The organic light emitting display a first power supply configured to... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090109150 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel includes a light emitting diode, and a switching circuit that is coupled to a data line, and includes a transistor including a control terminal, a first main terminal coupled to a power source line, and a second main terminal coupled to the light emitting diode. The switching circuit... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090109151 - Light emitting diode package: A light emitting diode (LED) package includes a first serial array of light emitting cells formed on a first substrate to emit light of a relatively short wavelength, and a second serial array of light emitting cells formed on a second substrate to emit light of a relatively long wavelength.... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090109154 - Display device: Disclosed is a display device adapted to selectively display a normal image, a stereoscopic image, a multi-view image and a stereoscopic multi-view image is disclosed. The display device includes a liquid crystal panel displaying an image; a polarizer disposed on the liquid crystal panel; a liquid crystal lens disposed on... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090109153 - Liquid crystal display device: In one embodiment of the present application, a liquid crystal display device is disclosed, in which increased power consumption due to an excessive DAC capability and reduced display quality due to a deficient DAC capability do not occur as a result of dynamically adjusting the DAC capability such that variation... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090109152 - Monitor with multi-module communication function: A monitor with multi-module communication function includes a display screen framed in a housing, and a base, to a top of which the housing is mounted. At least one set of USB sockets and at least one set of PSTN jacks are externally provided on the housing or the base... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090109155 - Image processing apparatus for processing moving image to be displayed on liquid crystal display device, image processing method and computer program product: An image processing method for a liquid crystal display device includes: calculating first difference gradation, which is a difference between predicted attainment gradation and input gradation, the predicted attainment gradation being a predicted value of gradation which respective pixels of the liquid crystal display attain after one frame period after... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090109156 - Active device array substrate, pixel structure thereof and driving method thereof: A pixel structure including a first transparent electrode, a second transparent electrode, a reflective electrode, a first active device and a second active device is provided. The reflective electrode connects the second transparent electrode, while the first transparent electrode is electrically insulated from the second transparent electrode and the reflective... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090109157 - Dot-matrix display refresh charging/discharging control method and system: A dot-matrix display data refresh charging/discharging control method and system is proposed, which is designed for integration to a dot-matrix display device for providing a data refresh charging/discharging control mechanism on the dot-matrix display device. The proposed method and system is characterized by the capability of prior to a data... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090109158 - Liquid crystal display panel driving method, liquid crystal display device, and lcd driver: A driving method for driving an LCD panel having a counter electrode and a source line. In a first period, the counter electrode is driven to a potential VCOMH. In a second period, the counter electrode and the source line are short-circuited to a power supply interconnection having a power... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090109159 - Liquid crystal display image presentation: In one embodiment, a display device comprises a liquid crystal module comprising a matrix of pixels, a backlight assembly, and a controller comprising logic to receive an image comprising at least a first stationary portion and a second moving portion, separate the first stationary portion from the second stationary portion,... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090109160 - Liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display applying the same: A liquid crystal display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate, scan lines, data lines, pixel unit sets, and a liquid crystal layer is provided. The scan lines, data lines, and pixel unit sets are disposed on the first substrate. A first gap is formed between two adjacent pixel... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090109162 - Amorphous-silicon thin film transistor and shift resister having the same: An amorphous-silicon thin film transistor and a shift resister shift resister having the amorphous-silicon TFT include a first conductive region, a second conductive region and a third conductive region. The first conductive region is formed on a first plane spaced apart from a substrate by a first distance. The second... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090109161 - Signal output circuit, shift register, output signal generating method, display device driving circuit, and display device: A signal output circuit of one embodiment of the present invention is provided in a unit stage of a shift register. The signal output circuit includes a set-reset flip-flop, and a signal generation circuit for generating an output signal by loading or blocking a clock signal in accordance with a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090109164 - Backlight apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus having the same: A backlight apparatus includes a first backlight part and a second backlight part. The first backlight part includes a plurality of first lamps. The second backlight part includes a plurality of second lamps. At least one first lamp of the first lamps is disposed between two second lamps of the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090109168 - Backlight driver and liquid crystal display device including the same: A backlight driver and liquid crystal display device including the same are disclosed. The backlight driver, in accordance with an embodiment, includes a driving-voltage-generating unit supplying a driving voltage to a light-emitting unit, or cutting off the supply of the driving voltage to the light-emitting unit, in response to a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090109165 - Display device and driving method thereof: A backlight unit for a display device that reduces power consumption while and display of undesirable artifacts in images is presented. The backlight unit is divided into a plurality of light-emitting regions, and a luminance control signal generator controls the luminance of light emitted by each of the light-emitting regions.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090109169 - Display device and electronic appliance: To provide a liquid crystal display device capable of switching the range of viewing angles while being able to reduce the cost and thickness of the device, and to provide an electronic appliance having the same. The display device according to the present invention includes: a liquid crystal type display... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090109163 - Driving apparatus, backlight module, and driving method: The invention discloses a driving apparatus for driving a back light module, and the driving apparatus comprises a driving unit and a deviation detecting unit. The driving unit is used for driving a plurality of lighting units to emit light. The deviation detecting unit is used for calculating for a... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090109166 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method of driving the same are provided. The LCD includes a liquid crystal panel; and a plurality of light-emitting blocks providing light to the liquid crystal panel, the light-emitting blocks including light-emitting elements and wherein a peak value of current flowing through each... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090109167 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: Provided are a liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method of driving the same. The LCD includes a timing controller which receives a first image signal corresponding to a first frame frequency and outputs a second image signal corresponding to a second frame frequency; a liquid crystal panel which receives... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090109170 - Method of driving liquid crystal display device: A method of driving a liquid crystal display device includes inputting source image data, each of which has one of m gray level values, wherein m is a natural number, defining T error data from the source image data, wherein the error data have top k gray level values, and... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20090109171 - Display device and display method: A display device having a display panel having an electrophoretic device, and a drive control that controls displaying content on the display panel. The drive control evaluates the display data displayed on the display panel and changes the refresh time interval of the display panel according to the content of... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090109172 - Electrophoretic display device having improved color gamut: An electrophoretic display device has a first substrate that defines a plurality of sub-pixel areas; with shaped pixel electrodes formed in the sub-pixel areas. A second substrate is attached in facing relation to the first substrate during mass production. The second substrate has color filters of different colors (e.g., R,... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090109174 - Method and apparatus for user interface in electronic devices with visual display units: A system for a 3-D user interface comprises: one or more 3-D projectors configured to display an image of all or one or more parts of a first electronic device in a 3-D coordinate system; one or more sensors configured to sense user interaction with the image and to provide... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900

20090109175 - Method and apparatus for user interface of input devices: A system for a 3 dimensional (3-D) user interface comprises: one or more 3-D projectors configured to display an image at a first location in a 3-D coordinate system; one or more sensors configured to sense user interaction with the image and to provide user interaction information; and a processor... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090109173 - Multi-function computer pointing device: A first aspect of the present invention includes an N-persistent-mode pointing device and a 2N-mixed-mode pointing device. A second aspect of the present invention is an unconventional method for generating target-motion signals with common motion controls. This method utilizes a qualification-rule-based dynamic mapping of the present invention. A third aspect... Agent: Liang Fu

20090109176 - Digital, data, and multimedia user interface with a keyboard: A system and corresponding method for providing a 3-dimensional (3-D) user interface to display images in a 3-D coordinate system. The 3-D interface generates and displays one type of holographic keyboard in response to a user's desired selection. The holographic keyboard provides versatility and ergonomic benefits to the user. Sensors... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900

20090109177 - Electronic pen device: Various electronic pen devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an electronic pen with an improved ultrasound transducer (i.e. transmitter or receiver) is provided. In one embodiment an electronic pen with an improved ‘pen up/pen down’ detector is provided. In one embodiment, an electronic pen with an improved structure for... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20090109178 - Non-contact selection device: A non-contract selecting device is disclosed. The non-contract selecting device include a light source, emitting light to an outside; a camera unit, generating and outputting a video signal corresponding to an external video; a video data generating unit, generating video data corresponding to the video signal; and an identity unit,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090109179 - Hand-held electronic device: A hand-held electronic device includes a main body and a keyboard. The keyboard has a plurality of keys and is disposed on the main body. A pressing portion is constructed on the top portion of each key, and the keys are arranged into a plurality of columns and a plurality... Agent: Stevens & Showalter LLP

20090109180 - Arrangements for identifying users in a multi-touch surface environment: Arrangements to identify, in some form, multiple participants by an interactive surface system utilizing multi-touch technology are disclosed. The interactive surface system could identify authorize and allocate space on a surface for a participant based on identifying at least one attribute of the participant such as an object associated with... Agent: Ibm Coporation (rtp) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC

20090109186 - Display device: A display device is disclosed by the present invention and is constituted by a substrate, an inducing element, and a counter electrode. The substrate comprises a pixel electrode and a first conductive line. A counter substrate faces the substrate. The inducing element is disposed on the substrate and comprises a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090109185 - Electronic document reader: We describe a display device for displaying an electronic document page comprising a central rewritable portion, a non-rewritable border with external lateral physical dimensions defined by the display edges, wherein said border is coloured to substantially match a background colour of said central rewritable portion such that when a foreground... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090109187 - Information processing apparatus, launcher, activation control method and computer program product: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus with a display device and a contact input device arranged on the display device and receiving data corresponding to a contact position of a finger includes a detecting unit, a GUI determination unit, and a display control unit. The detecting unit detects... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090109188 - Input processing device: An input processing device includes an input member having an input pad and a detecting section that detects a position where an indicator touches the input pad and a processing section that controls a display state on a display screen on the basis of an input signal obtained from the... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090109189 - Mobile communication device capable of providing candidate phone number list and method of controlling operation of the mobile communication device: A mobile communication device capable of providing a candidate phone number list and a method of controlling an operation of the mobile communication device is provided. The method includes displaying a phone number input window and a display window on the touch screen, displaying a string of numbers input to... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090109184 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. Specifically, zooming in/out or shifting a display screen is facilitated. The mobile terminal includes a touchscreen for displaying a webpage including a plurality of areas, a wireless communication unit for accessing the Internet, and a control unit... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090109183 - Remote control of a display: Input data is received via a touchpad of a remote control. In a relative mapping mode, the input data is used to select a menu on a display. In an absolute mapping mode, the input data is used to select an item from multiple items on the selected menu on... Agent: Bose Corporation C/o Donna Griffiths

20090109182 - Text selection using a touch sensitive screen of a handheld mobile communication device: A system and method is disclosed that provides for character or text selection and editing. The text and character selection is made by user contact with a touch sensitive screen. In order to allow for refinement of the selection, a second expanded view is implemented as compared to the original... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090109181 - Touch screen and electronic device: A touch screen display includes a display device and a touch-sensitive overlay disposed on the display device. The touch sensitive overlay includes a substrate, first and second capacitive touch sensor circuit layers disposed on the substrate for determining a location of a touch to the touch screen display, and a... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090109190 - Switched capacitor projection scan multi-touch sensor array: A touch sensor panel can be constructed on a single surface of a substrate as a plurality of distributed RC lines arranged in rows and columns. Each distributed RC line can include alternating connected transistors and metal pads. During operation, the transistors on either side of the metal pads in... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090109192 - Touch display device and method of determining touch mode thereof: The present invention relates to a touch display device and a method of determining touch mode thereof. The touch display device comprises a control module, a resistance touch panel, and a measuring element. The resistance touch panel comprises a first conductive layer and a second conductive layer. The method comprises:... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20090109191 - Touch screen driver for resolving plural contemporaneous touches and methods for use therewith: A touch screen driver that can be used with a resistive touch screen includes an input/output module that supplies at least one input signal to at least one of a plurality of input/output ports of the touch screen and that generates at least one output signal, in response to the... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP

20090109193 - Detecting ambient light levels in a vision system: The detection of ambient light on an optical touch-sensitive device is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises capturing an image of at least a portion of a display screen with a camera located within the display device, and determined if ambient light in the image is at an acceptable... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090109194 - Touch screen: The present invention provides the system design of the positioning analysis of a touch screen. It receives the signals from the wave sensor that employs the concept of the reflection of the light, sound, or supersonic, and the signals are calculated by the core logic circuit to obtain the position... Agent: Kan Kuan Chuan

20090109195 - Method and apparatus for laplace constrained touchscreen calibration: A computer readable medium has instructions to calibrate a touch system by detecting touch points on a touchscreen that are each associated with touchscreen coordinates in a touchscreen coordinate system. The instructions associated each of the touch points with known calibration targets, and each of the calibration targets has display... Agent: Marguerite Gerstner Tyco Electronics Corporation

20090109196 - Self-aligned stylus with high-sphericity and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing a self-aligned stylus with high sphericity includes the steps of: forming a polymeric layer on a substrate; placing a sphere on the polymeric layer; softening the polymeric layer to make a portion of the sphere sink into the polymeric layer; forming a specific light absorbing layer... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090109198 - Buffer amplifier included in display driver and method of generating driving voltages using the same: A method of generating a driving voltage includes inputting a test gradation voltage to a first input terminal and a second input terminal of a buffer, latching the logic level of a test driving voltage output from an output terminal of the buffer, setting the buffer to a first type... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090109197 - Controlling method, signal controlling circuit, and flat panel display thereof: A flat panel display comprises a display panel, a scan driving circuit and a control unit, wherein the display panel includes a plurality of scan lines. The scan driving circuit generates the first and the second scan signals to enable a portion of the scan lines. Furthermore, the control unit... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090109199 - Display control apparatus, display control method and program: Disclosed herein is a display control apparatus for displaying an image from among a plurality of images arrayed in a predetermined order in an enlarged scale, including, a storage section, a detection section, a display control section, and a decoding section.... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090109200 - Electromagnetic interference absorber, display device and electronic device having the same: An electromagnetic interference (EMI) absorber includes an EMI conductive sheet having first and second portions, the first portion absorbing EMI from an EMI absorption target and the second portion for conducting EMI to an EMI discharge target, and an elastic member covered by the first portion.... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090109202 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method for the same: A liquid crystal display device according to an exemplary aspect of the invention includes a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate having a substrate and a display pixel arranged in a matrix form on the substrate, a counter substrate opposed to the TFT substrate, the pixel electrode and the first surface... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090109201 - Liquid crystal display device having improved visibility: A liquid crystal display device having improved visibility is disclosed. The liquid crystal display, in accordance with an embodiment, includes a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of display blocks, each display block including a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of pixels coupled... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090109203 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A data signal line drive circuit is provided with first sampling portions, and second sampling portions operated at a lower speed. By the action of selection circuits, the first sampling portions are operated during a normal display mode, and the second sampling portions are operated during a partial display mode.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090109204 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes a compensation device that applies a voltage to a data line over a compensation period from a first timing to a second timing in order to compensate for a decrease in electric potential of the data line that occurs at the first timing. The first timing... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090109205 - Monitoring and setting apparatus and production system including the same: A monitoring and setting apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: an obtaining means for obtaining settings information of a monitored apparatus from the monitored apparatus; a display means for displaying the settings information of the monitored apparatus obtained by the obtaining means; an input means for... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090109206 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including a scan electrode, and a driver that displays an image on the plasma display panel in a frame including a plurality of subfield groups each including a plurality of subfields. The driver controls a... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090109208 - Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus: Disclosed here in is a display apparatus, including, a pixel array section including a plurality of pixels arrayed in rows and columns and each including an electro-optical device, a pixel circuit provided commonly to each plural ones of the pixels in the same pixel row in the pixel array section... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090109207 - Display control circuit and display system: In a display control circuit 11 for controlling a display of a display device 12, data which is stored in a memory 13 is inputted to a FIFO circuit 111 by a DMA controller 14, and the FIFO circuit 111 transmits the stored data to the display device 12 at... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090109210 - Driving device, driving method, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A device drives an electro-optical device with a pixel area of arrayed pixels. A calculating section that calculates a difference between a gradation of an original image signal for one of the pixels and a gradation of the original image signal for an adjacent pixel that is adjacent to the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090109209 - Liquid crystal display driver and liquid crystal display device equipped with the same: Image data is displayed on a screen of a liquid crystal panel on the basis of an interlaced image data, by a liquid crystal display driver. On the screen, identical images for two successive lines are displayed. The crystal display driver is provided with source line driving circuits for driving... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090109211 - Liquid crystal display, lcd driver, and operating method of lcd driver: In an aspect of the present invention, a liquid crystal display apparatus includes: a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel; and an LCD driver. The LCD driver includes: a first memory having a capacity more than a capacity of image data for one frame and configured to receive the image data... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090109212 - Display device of electronic apparatus: A display device of the present invention includes a display unit and a display control unit. The display unit is configured to be installed in an electronic apparatus. The display unit is configured to display electrically an image. The display unit is configured to maintain display of the image even... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20090109213 - Arrangements for enhancing multimedia features in a virtual universe: In one embodiment, a method for operating a virtual environment is disclosed. The method can include receiving an interactive virtual universe feed from a network in coordinate format. The method can also include displaying an interactive virtual universe and providing a trigger to a client application responsive to a user... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jss) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC

20090109215 - Method and apparatus for user interface communication with an image manipulator: A system, and method for use thereof, for image manipulation. The system may generate an original image in a three dimensional coordinate system. A sensing system may sense a user interaction with the image. The sensed user interaction may be correlated with the three dimensional coordinate system. The correlated user... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090109216 - Method and server computer for generating map images for creating virtual spaces representing the real world: A method and server computer for generating map images and providing the map images to users through the Internet are described. Web sites are automatically and recursively visited and downloaded through hyperlinks. Content items containing address and establishment information are retrieved from the information as downloaded from the visited web... Agent: Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.

20090109214 - 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: Dla Piper LLP (us )

20090109217 - Pre-computing image manipulations: The present disclosure includes, among other things, systems, methods and program products for pre-computing image manipulations.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090109218 - System for supporting recognition of an object drawn in an image: A system including a memory device that stores, in association with each of a plurality of areas obtained by dividing an input image, an feature amount of an object drawn in the area; a selection section that selects a range of the input image to be recognized by a user... Agent: Anne Vachon Dougherty

20090109219 - Real-time mesh simplification using the graphics processing unit: A graphics-processing unit is used to perform mesh simplification. A vertex shader receives a dataset for an input mesh that portrays a three-dimensional graphics object. The vertex shader generates from the dataset vertices for primitives that make up the input mesh. The input mesh is divided into a grid of... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP

20090109220 - Subsurface rendering methods and apparatus: A method for a computer system includes receiving a three-dimensional model of an object, wherein the object includes a surface region, determining an incident irradiance associated with the surface region, determining a plurality of voxels associated with the three-dimensional model of the object, wherein a first plurality of voxels is... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar

20090109222 - Reconstructable geometry shadow mapping method: A reconstructable geometry mapping method is provided. The reconstructable geometry mapping method includes: extracting geometry information of a plurality of occluding geometry shapes of an object's front-face with respect to a light source's point of view; performing a consistency test on a testing pixel so as to determine an occluding... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090109221 - Translucent object rendering methods and apparatus: A computer system method includes determining a first surface illumination on an object based upon a respective irradiance, determining a first surface reflection based upon the respective irradiance, determining a second surface illumination on the object based upon a respective irradiance, determining a second surface reflection based upon the respective... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar

20090109224 - Display control apparatus and method, program, and recording media: A display control apparatus configured to execute control such that a list of a plurality of programs is displayed, includes a data capturer, a two-dimensional arranger, a setter, and a superimposed-display controller.... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090109223 - System and method for virtual journey futuring: A system for displaying at least one virtual future journey to at least one passenger onboard a mobile platform (such as a train, marine vessel, aircraft or automobile) is provided. The system includes a display device that displays the virtual future journey. The system further includes a journey futuring control... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC

20090109225 - System and method to organize assets in a repository: The embodiments of the invention provide a method of organizing assets having artifacts in a repository. The method begins by organizing artifacts of at least one of the assets as internal nodes in a graph based on a context. The method simultaneously organizes the assets as external nodes in the... Agent: Frederick W. Gibb, Iii Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC

20090109226 - Region overlap control for autorange/autoset functions: A method of region overlap control for the display of a plurality of waveforms on an instrument includes an overlap function that allows selection by a user of a vertical height on a display screen for each of the waveforms. A ground marker for each of the waveforms is adjusted... Agent: Thomas F. Lenihan Tektronix, Inc.

20090109227 - System and method for independent font substitution of string characters: Various embodiments of a system and method for independent font substitution of string characters are described. The system and method for independent font substitution may include a font substitution component configured to receive a descriptor item that may include a text string that includes multiple characters, metrics associated with characters... Agent: Robert C. Kowert Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20090109229 - Reducing a display quality of an area in a virtual universe to conserve computing resources: Described herein are processes and devices that reduce a display quality of an area of a virtual universe to conserve computing resources. One of the devices described is a virtual resource conserver. The virtual resource conserver determines, or selects, an area in the virtual universe. A computing resource processes data... Agent: Ibm Austin Iplaw (dg)

20090109228 - Time-dependent client inactivity indicia in a multi-user animation environment: A method for managing a multi-user animation platform is disclosed. A three-dimensional space within a computer memory is modeled. An avatar of a client is located within the three-dimensional space, the avatar being graphically represented by a three-dimensional figure within the three-dimensional space. The avatar is responsive to client input... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20090109230 - Methods and apparatuses for load balancing between multiple processing units: Exemplary embodiments of methods and apparatuses to dynamically redistribute computational processes in a system that includes a plurality of processing units are described. The power consumption, the performance, and the power/performance value are determined for various computational processes between a plurality of subsystems where each of the subsystems is capable... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090109231 - Imaging device providing soft buttons and method of changing attributes of the soft buttons: The present invention relates to an imaging device having a touch screen as a user interface and a method of changing attributes of a soft button provided on the touch screen. Each of the attributes has an attribute name and a plurality of attribute values. The method includes: receiving a... Agent: Jones Day

20090109234 - Display apparatus and method of image enhancement thereof: A display apparatus and a method of image enhancement are provided. The method of image enhancement includes acquiring color information from an image, determining a color distribution of the image based on the color information, and changing a brightness of the image based on the color distribution.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090109235 - Display device and method of auto-adjusting brightness: A display device includes a display panel, an imaging unit, a contrast measuring unit, a detecting unit, a processing unit and an adjusting unit. The imaging unit includes a focus lens, an imaging sensor, and a stepper motor, the focus lens being driven by the stepper motor to a number... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090109236 - Localized color transfer: Techniques for providing localized color transfer are disclosed. In some aspects, a user may select a source region of a source image and a destination region of a destination image. The source region and the destination region may be associated by a designator to create a color transfer pair. A... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090109232 - Methods and systems for backlight modulation and brightness preservation: Elements of the present invention relate to systems and methods for image enhancement for color enhancement, brightness enhancement and/or backlight modulation compensation. Some elements comprise backlight illumination level selection.... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.

20090109233 - Methods and systems for image enhancement: Embodiments of the present invention relate to systems and methods for image enhancement. Some embodiments comprise color detection, color mapping and differential processing based on color characteristics. Some embodiments comprise tonescale processing. Some embodiments comprise application of dither pattern noise to an image to reduce contouring artifacts.... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.

20090109237 - Generating colorimetric profiles from spectral data and user input: A profile generation module which generates colorimetric color profiles based on spectral data and user input on viewing conditions, light source, and medium. In situations where the available color profiles are colorimetric, the colorimetric color profiles are passed to the color management system. In situations where spectral color profiles are... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090109238 - Method for adjusting color values of pixels: A method for adjusting color values of a video signal. The video signal includes a first frame and a second frame prior to the first frame. The method includes steps of: determining a motion-level value of a first pixel in the first frame according to color values of the first... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090109239 - Method of and system for image processing with an in-built repository of medical codes: A method of adding information to a displayed electronic image includes receiving a search request based on information from the displayed electronic image, locating at least one information responsive to the search request, and receiving identification of a selected information of the at least one information. The method also includes... Agent: Winstead PC

20090109241 - Image display system, image display apparatus, and control method thereof: Upon receiving a communication switching instruction from a first wireless access point used for communication with an image processing apparatus, an image display apparatus disconnects communication with the first wireless access point. Simultaneously, the image display apparatus transmits, to a second wireless access point, a link request to establish communication... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090109240 - Method and system for providing and reconstructing a photorealistic three-dimensional environment: The present invention relates to a method and system for providing and reconstructing a photorealistic environment, by integrating a virtual item into it, comprising: (a) a dedicated marker, placed in a predefined location within an environment, in which a virtual item has to be integrated, for enabling determining the desired... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.

20090109242 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus including a process module, a screen and an electric module is provided. The process module determines the display mode of an image according to the format of the image. The screen coupling the process module displays the image. The electric module coupling the screen and the process... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090109243 - Apparatus and method for zooming objects on a display: A method including determining a content area of a display including at least one content item to be scaled, presenting scaled content, corresponding to the at least one content item, in an scaled content area on the display, providing an indication of the scaled content area on the display and... Agent: Perman & Green

20090109244 - Method and apparatus for maintaining a visual appearance of at least one window when a resolution of the screen changes: A method and apparatus for maintaining a visual appearance of at least one window displayed on a screen after a change in a resolution of the screen includes a first step of receiving a display change notice indicative that the resolution of the screen is to be changed from a... Agent: Mitel Networks Corporation Michelle Whittington, Esq.

20090109245 - Map scroll method and apparatus for conducting smooth map scroll operation for navigation system: A display method and apparatus for a navigation system utilizes enables a smooth map scroll operation when a scroll direction is changed sharply. Such a smooth map scroll operation is applied to a situation where such a change of scroll direction is within a predetermined angle range by adding a... Agent: Muramatsu & Associates Suite 310

20090109246 - Display apparatus and control method thereof for saving power: A display apparatus and a control method thereof, wherein output of a backlight is reduced depending on the remaining amount of a battery or a pixel of an input image, and a brightness value of an output image is increased to compensate for the reduced output of the backlight. A... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090109247 - Display panel control device, liquid crystal display device, electronic appliance, display device driving method, and control program: To provide a display panel control device capable of preventing generation of step-like tailing and ghost when executing black insertion drive. A first correction device performs first correction on a gradation value of a video signal by considering response delay of the display panel when changing from a second gradation... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090109248 - Display apparatus having a multiplicity of pixels and method for displaying images: A display apparatus has a multiplicity of pixels, having an image signal generation apparatus for generating color and brightness values for the multiplicity of pixels, a light modulation apparatus, which is coupled to the image signal generation apparatus, for the purpose of modulating the multiplicity of pixels on the basis... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc

  
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20090102744 - Multiple monitor display apparatus: A multiple monitor apparatus in the form of a laptop PC, a desktop monitor, a mobile device, and the like. In dual screen mode, the additional monitor is typically presented displaying different content and centered to the user. In single screen mode, the additional display enclosures are retracted and stored... Agent: Mr. Pranil Ram

20090102745 - Electronic device: An electronic device including a first display module, a second display module, a sensor, and a controller is provided. The second display module is independent from the first display module. The second display module and the first display module are located on the same surface of the electronic device. The... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102746 - Real-time self-visualization system: The present disclosure relates to a system which may allow a user to visualize and/or monitor motor activities during, e.g., rehabilitation exercises and/or athletic training. The system may include a camera that may be configured to capture images of a user performing a motor activity. The system may also include... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC

20090102747 - Multi-angle mirror: Multi-angle mirror methods and related systems.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20090102748 - Electronic display system: The invention relates to an electronic display system. The display system has a number of signs all linked together and to a controller by a mesh radio network. Each sign is made up of modular display units. Each display unit has a frame with at least two display sections (front... Agent: Law Office Of Dale B. Halling

20090102749 - Display device having digital and analog subpixels: An organic EL display including a plurality of digital data lines; a plurality of analog data lines; a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, each pixel having a digital sub-pixel connected to one of the plurality of digital data lines and an analog sub-pixel connected to one of the... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff

20090102752 - Display device: The display device includes a signal line and a pixel. The pixel includes a first switching element, a capacitor having a first electrode which is electrically connected to the signal line through the first switching element, a display element electrically connected to the first electrode of the capacitor, a second... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd. Suite 2850

20090102753 - Display device and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display device including: a plurality of sub-pixels configured to be arranged in a matrix and each include an electro-optical element having a structure in which a display functional layer is sandwiched between an upper electrode and a lower electrode; and an auxiliary interconnect contact configured to... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090102750 - Image display control apparatus, method for controlling the same, and program: An image display control apparatus includes an image data supply section that supplies an image composed of a plurality of pixels arranged two-dimensionally in a matrix form as captured image data, a mask data supply section that supplies mask data for masking the image data, an imaging instruction accepting section... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090102751 - Memory element and display device: The present invention provides a memory element includes a thin film transistor configured to have a semiconductor thin film and a pair of gate electrodes that vertically sandwich the semiconductor thin film with intermediary of insulating films therebetween, and a capacitor configured to be connected to a first gate electrode... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090102755 - Driving method of plasma display panel: In a driving method of a panel, one field period is formed by arranging a plurality of subfields that have an address period for selectively causing address discharge in a discharge cell, and a sustain period for causing as many sustain discharges as the number corresponding to luminance weight in... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090102756 - Method, circuit and program for driving plasma display panel: Disclosed is a method of driving a plasma display panel. In this method, one field corresponding to one image is divided into a plurality of sub-fields, and at least one second sub-field is arranged after a first sub-field. In the first sub-field, the method comprises a first step of forming... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090102754 - Plasma display device and method thereof: A method for driving a single frame of a plasma display device, the frame including a plurality of subfields, and each subfield including a reset period, an address period, and a sustain period. The method shortens an increasing time of at least one sustain pulse including the last sustain pulse... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090102757 - Apparatus and method to compensate a driving current of a light emitting diode: The present invention discloses a method for driving a light emitting diode according to a required luminance, wherein an actual luminance of the light emitting diode decays with time and a correlation there between is represented by a life-time curve. The method comprises the following steps. First, the driving current... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20090102760 - Display device and electronic apparatus have the same: A display device includes a pixel array portion in which sub-pixels each including an electro-optic element, a write transistor for writing a video signal, a hold capacitor for holding the video signal written by the write transistor, and a drive transistor for driving the electro-optic element in accordance with the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090102758 - Electro-optical device: An electro-optical device includes first and second signal lines that extend in directions for intersecting each other on a component substrate, a pixel area in which a pixel electrode is disposed in correspondence with an intersection of the first and second signal lines, a signal output circuit that is disposed... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090102761 - Image display device: The invention provides an image display device that has an especially satisfactory display quality for animated images, and sufficiently suppresses the irregularities of display quality among pixels. The image display device includes a light emitting drive means that drives a light emitting means, based on an analog display signal inputted... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090102759 - Pixel drive circuit for organic el display: A pixel circuit includes an organic EL element includes a storage capacitor charged with a data voltage; a first driving transistor responsive to charged voltage of the storage capacitor to supply drive current to the organic EL element; and a second driving transistor connected the storage capacitor and a predetermined... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20090102762 - Single-chip three color light modulator device: a projector or television set formed by an array of devices on a single chip, where the different devices form different color portions of a single image. For example, red, green and blue portions of the single image can be formed in different pixels on the chip. Each of the... Agent: Scott C Harris

20090102763 - Display device with capture capabilities: An image capture and display device is described. The device includes a liquid crystal display panel, which can switch between two states, a display state and the capture state. Wherein at least a portion of the display and a switchable diffuser become transparent in the capture state. One or more... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20090102764 - Liquid crystal display and driving method therefor: A liquid crystal display is provided. The liquid crystal display includes a substrate, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines, a gate driving circuit, and a source driving circuit. The substrate includes a pixel array including a plurality of pixels arranged as a matrix. The data lines... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090102765 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal modulation element configured to modulate light from a light source, and including a first electrode, a second electrode, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, and a controller configured to provide a first potential to... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090102766 - Display device: The present invention prevents a TFT liquid crystal display device from deteriorating its image quality due to the insufficiency of voltage written through TFTs. There is disclosed a display device that includes a display panel in which the plural pixel electrodes are positioned between two neighboring video signal lines and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090102769 - Image display device, and image display method used for same: An image display device is provided which is capable of improving reproducibility of a white color. An RGB video signal is converted by a gamma converting section into three color luminance values and the maximum luminance value and minimum luminance value of the three color luminance values are calculated by... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090102768 - Imaging device and display apparatus: An imaging device includes on-chip color filters in four or more colors, and these on-chip color filters are arranged two-dimensionally in a mosaic form. Focusing on only on-chip color filters of the same color from among the on-chip color filters, these on-chip color filters are arranged such that an arrangement... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090102767 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: In a liquid crystal display apparatus realizing a dual view display by bonding a liquid crystal panel and a parallax barrier, the parallax barrier separates display images by treating three pixels including R, G, and B pixels as one unit (one picture element). At this time, luminance variation due to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090102770 - Display device: A display device includes a reflection type display unit reflecting light of a predetermined wavelength at a front surface side of the display device to display a first image at the front surface side; a light emission type display unit disposed at a back side of the reflection type display... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090102771 - Image processing apparatus, image display and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a detection means for detecting a motion index of an input picture; a generation means for generating a mask signal for a fluctuation pixel region due to a line flicker component; a mask processing means for performing a mask process on the motion index through... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090102772 - Image display system: The invention provides an image display system including a detection module, an adjusting module, and a display module. The display module includes a control unit and a panel. The detection module is used to determine whether an image signal includes a black stripe area. If the determination is true, the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090102774 - Electro-optical device: Provided is an electro-optical device including a device substrate having a pixel region in which a plurality of pixels each including a pixel electrode and a pixel transistor are arranged, wherein, in the device substrate, a temperature detection resistance line extends along at least a half of the whole periphery... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090102773 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes thin film transistors (TFTs) respectively coupled to different gate lines and to a pixel electrode and a direction control electrode, and to which different gate-off voltages are respectively applied. Alternatively, a reduced gate voltage is applied to the pixel electrode TFT according to a... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090102775 - Low power driving method and driving signal generation method for image display apparatus: By a low power consumption driving method for an image display apparatus, unusual display may be prevented even if gate driving is not enough. When a rising edge of an output enable pulse is detected, a logic LOW gate driving signal is discharged to GND. When a falling edge of... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102776 - Timing controller, liquid crystal display having the same, and method of driving liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a first timing controller for receiving image signals in synchronization with a first clock signal and outputting representative image signals in synchronization with a second clock signal, the frequency of the second clock signal being lower than the frequency of the first clock signal; and... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090102777 - Method for driving liquid crystal display panel with triple gate arrangement: A method is provided for driving a liquid crystal display panel in which each pixel includes a plurality of sub-pixels arranged in a specific direction, the method including feeding drive voltages to sub-pixels within the liquid crystal display panel by using operational amplifiers. The polarities of the drive voltages fed... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090102778 - Shift register, gate driving circuit with bi-directional transmission function, and lcd with double frame rate: A shift register applied on a double-frame-rate LCD is provided. The LCD includes an upper display area with c gate lines, a lower display area with d gate lines, and a gate driving circuit. The gate driving circuit includes a first shift register coupled to the corresponding x gate lines... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090102780 - Active matrix liquid crystal device: In one embodiment of the present invention, an active matrix liquid crystal device (AMLCD) includes an active matrix substrate including an active matrix area and a counter electrode substrate carrying a common electrode whose voltage may vary so as to reduce liquid crystal degradation. A layer of liquid crystal material... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090102779 - Gate-off volatage generating circuit, driving device and liquid crystal dispaly including the same: A gate-off-voltage-generating circuit that can enhance display quality at low temperatures, a driving device, and a liquid crystal display having the same are provided. The driving device includes a boost converter to receive and boost a first input voltage, and output a driving voltage and a pulse signal; a gate-on... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090102783 - Adaptive smoothing of backlight to reduce flicker: A method and apparatus for adaptively controlling the backlight to reduce flicker in a display is provided. The apparatus includes a display, a backlight providing illumination for said display, a backlight control module for providing backlight control signals to said backlight, and an adaptive transition rate module. The module calculates... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090102782 - Backlight apparatus: A backlight apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a light emitting unit, a voltage converter, a voltage detection unit, a correction unit, and a feedback control unit. The light emitting unit has a first connection end and a second connection end. The voltage converter transforms an input voltage into a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102784 - Liquid crystal display and liquid crystal television: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display capable of making the variations and the oblique lines, which are caused on the screen in the liquid crystal display using the TN liquid crystal panel, less visible. The liquid crystal display includes a video signal reception section adapted to receive a... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.

20090102781 - Method for processing images in liquid crystal display: A method for processing images in a liquid crystal display is provided. The method includes the steps of: acquiring a backlight index according to an image; adjusting a backlight according to the backlight index; acquiring a reference gray level according to the adjusted backlight, wherein the reference gray level lies... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090102786 - Method for testing and pairing wireless peripheral device: The present invention relates to a method for testing and pairing a wireless peripheral device. Different communication channels and different identification codes are used for testing and pairing the wireless peripheral device. As a result, the erroneous pairing relation the wireless input device and the wireless transceiver of the wireless... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090102785 - Six-direction button: The six-direction button includes a base, a rotation detector having a rotation pin disposed on the base, a button cover coupled with the rotation pin, and four pressure detectors disposed on the base under the button cover. The button cover and the rotation pin may be rotated clockwise or counterclockwise.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090102787 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel and a control unit. The control unit is configured to control a display condition of the display panel by successively switching a plurality of frames, thereby to display a pointer image indicating a pointer and a path image indicating a path of motion... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090102788 - Manipulation input device: When a vehicle navigation system is manipulated by taking pictures of a user hand motion and gesture with a camera, as the number of apparatuses and operational objects increases, the associated hand shapes and hand motions increase, thus causing a complex manipulation for a user. Furthermore, in detecting a hand... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090102789 - Input apparatus and operation method for computer system: An input apparatus for a computer system is provided. The input apparatus includes a positioning module, a motion detector, and a receiver. The positioning module includes a plurality of positioning light sources, for emitting light rays having a predetermined wavelength. The motion detector includes a G-sensor, and a light sensing... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102790 - Mouse dongle storage: A computer mouse for use with a computing device, and a user input device assembly including a computer mouse and a communications dongle, are provided. The computer mouse may include a body having an outer casing, the outer casing having a battery compartment formed therein, and a battery door releasably... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090102791 - Pointing device covering: A pointing device cover having a topside and an underside having a hollowed-out area for receiving the pointing device. A pressure zone and a fidgeting member are disposed on the topside. The cover is formed of a unitary rubbery material and the pressure zone enables actuation of a button on... Agent: Arnold & Knobloch, L.L.P.

20090102794 - Electronic pen with retractable nib: An electronic pen for interacting with a substrate having coded data disposed thereon. The pen comprises: an image sensor for sensing the coded data when the pen is used to interact with the surface; a slidably retractable nib for contacting the surface; a processor configured to generate indicating data indicative... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090102793 - Optical mouse: An optical mouse configured to track motion on a broad range of surfaces is disclosed. In one embodiment, an optical mouse includes a light source configured to emit light having a wavelength in or near a blue region of a visible light spectrum, an image sensor positioned relative to the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090102792 - User input device with phosphorescent indicator: A user input device for use with a computing device is provided. The user input device may include a body, a light source coupled to the body and configured to produce a source light, and a phosphorescent portion positioned proximate to the body and configured to emit a phosphorescent light... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090102795 - Input device: An input device includes a ball having a magnetic body therein. The magnetic body includes projections radially extending from the core toward the outer periphery of the ball. The device also includes a ring magnet and magnet detection elements surrounded by a lower area of the ball so as to... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090102796 - Communication device with advanced characteristics: A communicator device which allows improved functions. The communicator device may have real movable keys which are reconfigured when the device is used in different orientations. In a sideways orientation, the device has a rectangular aspect ratio which is wider than it is tall. And in that sideways orientation, the... Agent: Scott C Harris

20090102798 - Kvm switch, method for controlling the same, switching syestem for multi-monitor, and switching method for multi-monitor: A KVM switch includes: a first input portion and a second input portion that inputs a plurality of video signals from the first and the second information processing apparatus, respectively; a converting portion that converts the video signals input from the first or second input portion into a plurality of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090102797 - Method and apparatus for displaying multiple images on individual keys of a keyboard: A key for an information handling system, the key including a finger surface configured for interaction with a user's finger and an inverted lenticular lens positioned beneath the finger surface. The finger surface may be substantially transparent to at least one wavelength of visible light. The inverted lenticular lens may... Agent: Baker Botts, LLP

20090102799 - Handheld mobile communication device with flexible keys: Keypad keys for handheld mobile communication devices feature flexible key bodies and actuators extending from the key bodies. Switches below the actuators are connected in series circuits. All actuators beneath an intended key must be depressed in order for the circuit to be closed and the key to be recognized... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090102807 - Book-shaped display apparatus and method of editing video using book-shaped display apparatus: Disclosed herein is a book-shaped display apparatus including: a cover portion; sheet portions each formed by a flexible paper-like display device; a spine portion that binds the cover portion and the sheet portions, so that the book-shaped display apparatus has a book-like structure with the sheet portions constituting pages. The... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090102809 - Coordinate detecting device and operation method using a touch panel: In a touch panel capable of detecting the coordinates of two pressed-down points individually at the same time, the coordinates detected while one point is pressed are stored and, if a second point is subsequently pressed, the stored coordinates of a first point are used to identify the coordinates closer... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090102800 - Interactive input system, controller therefor and method of controlling an appliance: An interactive input system comprises a consumer electronic device and a controller for the consumer electronic device. The controller is operable in one of a touch input mode and a gesture input mode and controls the consumer electronic device in response to one of the detected user touch input and... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20090102811 - Method of displaying hyperlinked information using mobile phone: A method of displaying hyperlinked information using a mobile telephone device. The method includes the steps of: (i) positioning the device over a substrate; (ii) reading coded data from the substrate; (iii) generating interaction data using the read coded data; (iv) retrieving display data corresponding to a part of the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090102801 - Methods and devices for displaying and collecting information at windows: An arrangement is disclosed for displaying and collecting information. A substantially transparent or translucent touchscreen is disposed at an exterior of a window comprised by a building. A display device is disposed at an interior side of the window and has a display visible from the exterior of the building... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090102806 - System having user interface using object selection and gestures: A system includes a touchscreen display and an interface application. The interface application may control the touchscreen display to provide a container and a selectable user interface control. The user interface control may be selected through manipulation of the touchscreen display in an area of the container proximate the user... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090102803 - System lock: A system and method are described for locking a touch sensitive screen input component of a device. The system and method receives input from an input component, adds the received input to a input sequence, and checks the input sequence against a key sequence. If the input sequence matches the... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20090102805 - Three-dimensional object simulation using audio, visual, and tactile feedback: A multi-sensory experience is provided to a user of a device that has a touch screen through an arrangement in which audio, visual, and tactile feedback is utilized to create a sensation that the user is interacting with a physically-embodied, three-dimensional (“3-D”) object. Motion having a particular magnitude, duration, or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090102810 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer disposed on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate and a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090102808 - Touch panel and fabricating method thereof: A method of fabricating a touch panel is provided. First, a first substrate having a first electrode layer is provided. Then, a sealant is formed on the first substrate, and the sealant surrounds a periphery of the first substrate to define a closed area. Next, a dielectric material is dripped... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102802 - Touch panel detection circuitry and method of operation: A touch panel detection circuit includes current limiting circuitry that has a first portion coupled between a first supply voltage terminal and a first input node and a second portion coupled between a second input node and a second supply voltage terminal. Programmable precharge circuitry connects the first input node... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20090102804 - Touch-based apparatus and method thereof: A touch-based apparatus includes a display screen, a sensitive screen, and a micro processing unit. The sensitive screen and the display screen are coupled to the micro processing unit. The display screen is used for displaying images or icons. The sensitive screen is used for detecting positional coordinate of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090102814 - Image displaying systems: An image displaying system is provided, in which a touch panel comprises a transparent substrate with a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a black matrix, a protection layer, at least one first transparent electrode, a planarization layer, a color filter and a common electrode.... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090102813 - On-screen input image display system: Provided is a capacitance coupling type on-screen input image display device that enables multipoint detection in a short period of time. The on-screen input image display device includes: a detection circuit (4) for detecting a change in capacitance between the plurality of X coordinate electrodes and the plurality of Y... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090102812 - Wiring board and touch panel using the same: A wiring board includes a base, plural wiring patterns provided on the base, and plural connection patterns which extend from the wiring patterns, respectively, and which reach an outer periphery of the base. The wiring patterns are provided at an inner side of the outer periphery of the base. This... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090102815 - Optical waveguide for touch panel and touch panel using the same: w

20090102816 - Electronic pen device: Various electronic pen devices are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, an electronic pen with an improved ultrasound transducer (i.e. transmitter or receiver) is provided. In one embodiment an electronic pen with an improved ‘pen up/pen down’ detector is provided. In one embodiment, an electronic pen with an improved structure for... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20090102818 - Method and device for error-free keypad input: A method of reducing user keypad errors includes sensing a user touch of a push button, storing a current state of the device in memory, displaying a graphic representing a new state of the device, where the new state corresponds to a press of the push button, and then sensing... Agent: Mayback & Hoffman, P.A.

20090102817 - User input device with flywheel for scrolling: User input devices and methods for use in scrolling with a computing device are provided. One disclosed user input device includes a housing, a control surface coupled to the housing and configured to be manipulated by a digit of the user, and a flywheel operatively coupled to the control surface,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090102822 - Display device: The present invention provides an integral-type liquid crystal display module having a first display panel and a second display panel which can use a display panel of high resolution as the second display panel. The display device includes a first display panel, a second display panel, and a first flexible... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090102823 - Information processing apparatus and method, recording medium, and program: In order to carry out information transmission/reception intuitively and easily, a black-and-white pattern of a symbol representative of data of an image is switched every scan timing of one frame of a display unit and is displayed continuously only during a period displaying whole data of the image. In an... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090102820 - Method for driving pixels of a display panel: A method for driving pixels of a display panel is provided. The display panel includes a first gate line coupled to a gate of a first-switch transistor, wherein a source of the first-switch transistor is coupled to a liquid crystal capacitor and a first-storage capacitor. The liquid crystal capacitor includes... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102819 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel and a driver. The plasma display panel includes a front substrate including a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, a rear substrate opposite to the front substrate, and a phosphor layer that is positioned between... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090102821 - Portable digital photograph albums and methods for providing the same: Portable digital photograph albums are provided. Such albums may include an electronic component for displaying digital photographs and a compartment for receiving the electronic component. The electronic component may include a display device, a processor, a battery, an input device, a storage device, and an I/O interface device. The electronic... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20090102824 - Active matrix substrate and display device using the same: In an odd-shaped display whose display area is not rectangular in shape, a defect such as a reduction in the display quality due to the bright line or the like caused by the pixels that are located in a specific portion can be prevented. In an active matrix substrate used... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090102826 - Display device: A display device having a display element is configured such that the extending directions of electrodes are made different from each other among upper, lower, left and right pixels.... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090102825 - Energy recovery circuit and plasma display apparatus: The present invention relates to an energy recovery circuit for supplying driving signals to a plasma display panel (PDP), and a plasma display apparatus employing the same. The plasma display apparatus includes a PDP, and a driver for generating a driving signal for driving the PDP. The driver includes a... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090102827 - Driving method for display apparatus: A display apparatus is capable of performing a gradation display and a high-speed low-power-consumption display by controlling the colored state of each pixel to an appropriate state. A driving method for the display apparatus displays images through deposition and dissolution of a metal by impressing a predetermined voltage on each... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20090102828 - Projection apparatus with adjustable light source: A projection apparatus includes a light source for emitting a light including at least two different wavelengths; a light source control circuit for controlling a light source to emit the light as pulse emissions with a pulse modulation control; at least two spatial light modulators each comprises plurality of pixel... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090102830 - Display apparatus and method for compensating beam tilt: Disclosed is a display apparatus compensating the tilt discrepancy of a light beam irradiated on a one-dimensional diffraction type optical modulator. The display apparatus corresponds to a 1-panel display apparatus that includes: a plurality of monochromatic light sources irradiating illumination light beams having different wavelengths; an optical modulator sequentially receiving... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20090102831 - Driving circuit for display apparatus: A driving circuit for a display apparatus, includes a first selecting circuit configured a to select a binary voltage from a plurality of voltages based on a image data to output to a first node as a first selection voltage and to a second node as a second selection voltage;... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090102829 - Pixel circuit and image display apparatus having the pixel circuit: A pixel circuit and an image display apparatus are provided making use of a hysteresis characteristics of a transistor for driving a display element. The pixel circuit comprises: a transistor providing both different first and second relations between a gate voltage value and a drain current value at a transition... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090102832 - Selective refresh of computer-aided design drawings: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for updating drawing elements of a first computer aided design (CAD) drawing to reflect changes to corresponding drawing elements in a second CAD drawing. A method for updating a CAD drawing may include receiving a selection of drawing elements from the second CAD drawing,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090102837 - 3d graphic rendering apparatus and method: A three-dimensional (3D) graphic rendering apparatus is provided. The 3D graphic rendering apparatus includes an object-information extraction module which extracts a bound box of each of a plurality of objects, including an i-th object and a j-th object, wherein i and j are natural numbers; an object alignment module which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090102839 - Electronic display device: An electronic display device includes a display unit including a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of pixels, and a barrier unit covering the display unit, including a plurality of first areas and a plurality of second areas alternately arranged along a length direction... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090102835 - Generating an asset for interactive entertainment using digital image capture: Systems, methods and apparatus for generating an asset for a simulated environment using digital image capture are disclosed. An outline of an object in a digital image is automatically traced to generate data representing a two-dimensional polygon that encompasses the object. The outline is traced without relying on further input... Agent: Joshua D. Isenberg Jdi Patent

20090102834 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: A CPU (201) updates scene data (206) by changing the management order of the data of virtual objects in the scene data (206) based on the processing result of a search of the scene data (206), which is executed upon generating an image of virtual space viewed from a first... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090102836 - Method for remote-controlling target apparatus using mobile communication terminal and remote control system thereof: A remote control system and method is provided for remote-controlling a target apparatus using a mobile communication terminal. The mobile communication terminal senses a movement of the mobile communication terminal to measure current position information, acceleration information and angular velocity information of the mobile communication terminal according to the movement,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090102838 - Methods and systems for remoting three dimensional graphical data: Systems and methods for remotely displaying three dimensional graphical data, include a local computing machine that communicates with a remote computing machine via a connection. An application executing on the local computing machine, generates three dimensional graphics commands which are intercepted and transferred to either the remote computing machine or... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart / Citrix Systems, Inc.

20090102840 - System and method for 3d measurement and surface reconstruction: A system and method for measuring and surface reconstruction of a 3D image of an object comprises a projector arranged to project a pattern onto a surface of an object to be imaged; and a processor stage arranged to examine distortion or distortions produced in the pattern by the surface.... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090102833 - System, method, and program product for re-parameterizing three dimensional models represented as catmull-clark subdivision surfaces: A system, method, and program product for re-parameterizing one or more three-dimensional Catmull-Clark models is disclosed. Each of the models has one or more surfaces and one or more extraordinary vertices. One or more adjacent iso-parameter lines of the model have a spacing between them that increases as the iso-parameter... Agent: Keusey, Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.

20090102841 - Setting and visualizing a virtual camera and lens system in a computer graphic modeling environment: A virtual camera and lens system in a three dimensional computer graphic modeling environment is set using a nominal focal length and a focus distance. A true focal length is calculated. An optical axis object that represents the optical axis of the virtual camera and lens system is created in... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090102842 - Clipping geometries in ray-casting: A computer implemented method for creating a depth range buffer for supporting clipping geometries for ray-casting includes inputting image data, establishing a depth range buffer for specifying a start and an end point of each ray, computing a near depth of the image data corresponding to the start point of... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090102845 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An object region detection unit (130) decides the region of a physical object of interest in a physical space image. An image manipulation unit (140) performs shading processing of an inclusion region including the decided region. A rendering unit (155) arranges a virtual object in virtual space at the position... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090102843 - Image-based proxy accumulation for realtime soft global illumination: General and realtime technique for soft global illumination in low-frequency environmental lighting. The technique accumulates over a relatively few spherical proxies that approximate the light blocking and re-radiating effect of dynamic geometry. Soft shadows are computed by accumulating log visibility vectors for each sphere proxy as seen by each receiver... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090102844 - Method for synthesizing a virtual image by beam launching: The invention concers a method for preparing a synthetic image of a scene from a camera, said scene comprising a plurality of objects defined by elementary meshes stored in a database, said method including: (a) a step of defining, via a central processing unit, a plurality of rays exiting from... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090102847 - Computer-readable storage medium having distribution chart display program stored therein, information processing apparatus, and distribution chart display system: A distribution chart representing a distribution of accomplishment times included in a plurality of pieces of result data is generated based on the plurality of pieces of result data including the accomplishment times of a racing game. Icons for identifying the plurality of pieces of result data are displayed on... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090102848 - Method and apparatus to provide plot data of contents: A method and an apparatus to provide time based plot data of contents. The method includes extracting a time of requesting plot data, based on time information that is recorded on a predetermined unit-by-unit basis, when a signal to request plot data is received while contents are being reproduced; checking... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090102846 - Rendering graphics using fonts: Methods for rendering graphics using a proprietary font are disclosed. A method includes receiving data, receiving graph parameters, preparing graphics rendering instructions based on the received data, the received chart parameters, and at least one proprietary font. The graphics rendering instructions comprise a character string and color parameters. The method... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20090102849 - Display underflow prevention: In devices in which display data is read from a memory for display, display underflow in a processing block is alleviated by controlling a clock frequency driving the processing block. Stages of the processing block send underflow detection signals to underflow prevention logic. The underflow prevention logic controls the frequencies... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090102850 - Error diffusion for display frame buffer power saving: Methods and apparatuses for error diffusion for display frame buffer power saving are described herein. According to one embodiment, pixels of a color plane of image data are stored in a first segment and a second segment of a frame buffer during a normal power state. During a low power... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090102851 - Computer graphics rendering apparatus and method: A computer graphics rendering apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention generates a screen image, using plural texture images having different mipmap levels. The apparatus generates a normalized texture coordinate of a texture image, generates, from the normalized texture coordinate of the texture image, a texel coordinate of... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090102853 - Color display apparatus and active matrix apparatus: A color display apparatus which has a color display unit in which color pixels are arranged in a matrix, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of column drive circuits which output data signals to a plurality of data lines for every row, has a first dispersion circuit for... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090102854 - Display method and color sequential display: A display method and a color sequential display using the same are provided. The color sequential display displays a frame in a frame period, wherein the frame includes a plurality of sub-frames, and the frame period includes a plurality of sub-frame periods. In the display method, a first sub-frame is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102852 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing improved gray mapping: An apparatus for providing improved gray mapping may include a processor. The processor may be configured to divide gray value byte data into high priority portions and low priority portions distributed as constellation points in a constellation matrix and to provide separation between each of the constellation points by assigning... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090102855 - Subpixel rendering filters for high brightness subpixel layouts: A display system comprises a display panel substantially comprising a subpixel repeating group tiled across the panel in a regular pattern. The subpixel repeating group comprises at least one white subpixel and a plurality of colored subpixels. The display system further comprises input circuitry configured to receive input image data... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090102856 - Color coordinate systems and image editing: Color is edited using a color representation including digital values B (brightness), e and f such that B=√{square root over (D2+E2+F2)}, e=E/B, f=F/B, where DEF is a linear color coordinate system. Alternatively, color is represented using digital values B, C (chroma) and H (hue), where cos C=D/B and tan H=E/F.... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090102857 - Antialiasing of two-dimensional vector images: Described is a method of rendering an image. A transparency of a destination pixel and a transparency of a source pixel are determined at multiple sample positions in each pixel. A new pre-multiplied color is determined for the destination pixel in response to the transparencies of the destination pixel, the... Agent: Guerin & Rodriguez, LLP

20090102858 - Virtual spotlight for distinguishing objects of interest in image data: Assistance systems are increasingly being used to assist vehicle drivers when driving their vehicles. To this end, a camera is used to record image data from the area surrounding a vehicle, and at least some of the image data (1) are shown on a display following object identification and image... Agent: Patent Central LLC Stephan A. Pendorf

20090102860 - Image creating device, image creating method, information recording medium, and program: In an image creating device (201) for creating an image viewably showing the distribution of environment parameters in a virtual space, a parameter acquiring unit (202) acquires environment parameters at a predetermined plurality of places in a virtual space, and an image creating unit (203) creates an image based on... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090102859 - User augmented reality for camera-enabled mobile devices: Disclosed are apparatus and methods for providing a user augmented reality (UAR) service for a camera-enabled mobile device, so that a user of such mobile device can use the mobile device to obtain meta data regarding one or more images/video that are captured with such device. As the user points... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!

20090102861 - System compositing images from multiple applications: A system for compositing images using a multilayer graphics controller includes first and second applications. The first application defines masked display regions to a layer of the multilayer graphics controller using masking criterion. The second application provides an image to a further layer of the multilayer graphics controller for display... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090102862 - Real time desktop image warping system: The present invention relates to an image warping software algorithm for a real time alteration of a display scene running under the Microsoft Windows Operating System. The image warping software algorithm alters the display scene and allows an observer to view the display scene as a single unbroken image when... Agent: Navairwd Counsel Group

20090102863 - Method of decoding fetched scene on encoded dotmap and electronic device thereof: By determining a center physical grid dot at intersects of virtual grid lines of a fetched scene on an encoded dotmap, and by defining a blank dot closest to the determined center physical grid dot on the fetched scene, the orientation of encoded blocks on the encoded dotmap may be... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090102864 - Driving method for color sequential display: A driving method for color sequential display, for displaying a frame during a frame period, is provided. The frame period includes a plurality of sub-frame periods, and a compensation period is included between adjacent sub-frame periods. The driving method includes the following steps. During a plurality of sub-frame periods, a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102866 - Lighting control apparatus using digital sigma-delta modulation: There is provided a lighting control apparatus using digital sigma-delta modulation, the apparatus including: a control part supplying a brightness control signal; a sigma-delta modulation part generating a carry signal according to the brightness control signal of the control part and a predetermined threshold signal by using a sigma-delta modulation... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090102865 - Method for driving pixel: A method for driving a pixel is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of determining a first predetermined gray-level and a second predetermined gray-level which are corresponding to a target gray-level according to the target gray-level of the pixel, wherein an equivalent gray-level of sum of the first predetermined gray-level... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102867 - Display method: A display method for a color sequential display to display a frame in a frame time is provided. The frame time includes a first sub-frame time and a second sub-frame time, and the frame includes a first sub-frame and a second sub-frame. The display method includes displaying the first sub-frame... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090102868 - Method and apparatus for dynamically adjusting resolution of display device in mobile computing devices: A method and apparatus for dynamically selecting one of plurality of resolutions for display in a mobile computing device is disclosed. The method may include determining at least one of a media type of the visual media file and an image height and an image width of the visual media... Agent: Prass LLP

  
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20090096710 - Dual display device: The invention relates to a dual display device (DD2) for displaying an input image (I). The dual display device comprises a first display (D1) and a second display (D2). The first display is arranged for modulating an image from the second display. The dual display device further comprises a processor... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090096712 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. The display apparatus displays first image data, received from a computer through a first interface, and second image data, received from the computer through a second interface, together. Accordingly, a single monitor can display image data from two or more... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090096711 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device including: a plurality of display panels being adjacent to each other, each display panel having a display region including a plurality of pixels and a non-display region formed in a circumference of the display region. The display device includes a panel driver which drives the plurality of... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090096713 - Apparatus, system, and method for displaying: A display device, system, and method are provided. A host device of the display system controls to scale an area of a screen on a first display device, and to display the area on a second display device. The resolution of a part of the screen on the first display... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090096714 - Image display device: A see-through type image display device is provided to easily designate a displayed virtual image or to easily, quickly and precisely select the same. The image display device projects light of an image to the retina of a viewer while external light is transmitted through the image display device in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090096715 - Discharge lamp for dielectrically impeded discharge with rib-like supporting elements between the bottom plate and the top plate: The present invention relates to a discharge lamp with a floor plate and a roof plate, which is designed for dielectrically impeded discharge, with at least two electrodes of different polarity being allocated to the sections of the discharge space, which is divided by rib-like support elements, with the electrodes... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090096716 - Display device: The seal member has an adhesive strength that lies substantially in a range between 5 and 200 kg f/cm2, a glass transition temperature that lies substantially in a range between 100 and 200° C., and a water vapor permeation rate greater than 0 and equal to or less than 10−2... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090096719 - Method of driving plasma display panel, and plasma display device: A method and device for driving a plasma display panel are provided that do not cause false lighting even if the all-cell initializing operation becomes unstable. In an initializing period of a subfield, an all-cell initializing operation of causing initializing discharge in all discharge cells or a selective initializing operation... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090096717 - Plasma display device: A technique which enables improvement of luminance and reduction of consumption power in a sustain discharge driving of a four-electrode structure PDP, particularly, by devising driving method to Z electrodes. In this plasma display device, a sustain discharge by a method to apply a narrow pulse to the Z electrode... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090096718 - Plasma display device: The plasma display device has the following structure: a panel having a plurality of discharge cells; an electrode-dedicated power supply for generating voltage to be applied to any one of the electrodes disposed on the panel; a driving-waveform generator that has a switching element for outputting voltage of the electrode-dedicated... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090096720 - Plasma display apparatus and method of driving the same: A plasma display apparatus and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The plasma display apparatus driven in a frame comprised of a plurality of subfields includes a plasma display panel including a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, and a driver. The driver supplies a first signal, that... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090096722 - Electrophoretic display device, electronic apparatus, and method of driving electrophoretic display device: An electrophoretic display device includes a common electrode and a plurality of pixel electrodes, and a disperse system containing electrophoretic particles, that is held between the common electrode and the plurality of pixel electrodes,. The electrophoretic display device includes a switching transistor and a control portion. The switching transistor supplies... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090096721 - Pixel circuit: A pixel circuit has a light emitting diode, a driving transistor, a capacitor, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, and a forth switch. The driving transistor has a drain, coupled to a second end of the light emitting diode. The capacitor is coupled between a gate of... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090096723 - Pixel drive circuit for electroluminescent element: A pixel circuit including a storage capacitor to which data is written including a black level; a second driving transistor supplies a drive current corresponding to data written to the storage capacitor to a second organic electroluminescence element; a first driving transistor supplies to a first organic electroluminescence element drive... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker, Patent Legal Staff, Eastman Kodak Company

20090096724 - Display apparatus, quantity-of-light adjusting method for display apparatus and electronic equipment: A display apparatus includes display means for displaying an image, a light source that irradiates light to the display means, and control means for controlling the quantity of light of the light source with pulse width modulation. The control means controls the quantity of light of the light source based... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090096725 - Organic electroluminescent display: In an organic light-emitting display screen, each picture dot includes an organic diode (OLED) and first and second current driver circuits for the diode. Each driver circuit includes: a driving transistor connected between a reference voltage and one electrode of the said diode, a switching transistor for switching a gate... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090096726 - Display device, terminal device, display panel, and display device driving method: To provide a plural-viewpoint display device having an image separating optical element such as a lenticular lens or a parallax barrier, which is capable of achieving a high image quality by suppressing deterioration in the display image quality caused when a block division driving method is employed, and to provide... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090096727 - Light-emitting device and driving method thereof: In a light emitting device, luminance irregularities caused by fluctuation in threshold of TFTs for supplying a current to EL elements among pixels hinder the light emitting device from improving the image quality. A voltage equal to the threshold of a TFT 110 is held in capacitor means 111 in... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090096729 - Correction of visible mura distortions in displays by use of flexible system for memory resources and mura characteristics: A display that includes at least one gray level being provided to a plurality of pixels that illuminates each of the pixels with the gray level. The display applies interpolated corrective data for the pixels so as to reduce the mura effects of said display for those characteristics generally visible... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20090096732 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device which can achieve the high breakdown voltage proof property, the enhancement of reliability or the expansion of the designing/process tolerance of transistors by the improvement of a circuit. A display device includes a plurality of pixels and a drive circuit which drives the... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090096730 - Display substrate, display device having the same and method of driving the same: A display substrate includes first and second storage electrodes, a pixel electrode and a direction control electrode. A slit is formed through the pixel electrode. The direction control electrode is positioned in a region aligned with the slit, and a level of a voltage applied to the direction control electrode... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090096731 - Method and apparatus for generating gradation voltage for x-axis symmetric gamma inversion: A method and apparatus for generating gradation voltages are provided. Maximum and minimum reference voltages are selected from a distribution of voltages ranging from a first source voltage to a second source voltage. The maximum reference voltage is selected as a 1st gradation voltage and the minimum reference voltage is... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20090096728 - Test circuit for liquid crystal display device, lcd device including test circuit, and testing method for lcd device: There is provided a test device for a liquid crystal display device in which a liquid crystal display unit has liquid crystal display elements arranged in matrix, and thin film transistors have their respective drains connected to the liquid crystal display elements, their respective gates commonly connected to row lines,... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090096733 - Liquid crystal display device: (Means for Achieving Object) According to a driving method for improving the properties of an animated image by dividing one frame into a bright field having high brightness and a dark field having low brightness where an image is displayed in the case where the gradation of the image is... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090096734 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A method of driving a liquid crystal display apparatus is provided. Each pixel of the liquid crystal display apparatus has a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The method of driving the liquid crystal display apparatus includes receiving a selecting signal and then deciding the display mode of the liquid... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090096735 - Liquid crystal display having compensation circuit for reducing gate delay: An exemplary liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a gate driving circuit, a data driving circuit, and a compensation circuit. The liquid crystal panel includes gate lines and data lines intersecting the gate lines. The compensation circuit includes capacitors corresponding to the gate lines. The gate driving circuit... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090096736 - Driving apparatus and display device including the same: The present invention relates to a driving circuit for a liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof. A signal controller of the driving circuit generates a data signal according to an input image signal input to the display device, generates a clock signal according to the input control signal,... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090096737 - Display device, driving device and driving method thereof: In a gate driver of a display device, a plurality of first stages each transmit a first gate signal having a first gate-on voltage to first gate lines, and a plurality of second stages each transmit a second gate signal having a second gate-on voltage to second gate lines and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090096738 - Driving circuit capable of simultaneously driving three-color bistable liquid crystals: This invention provides a driving circuit for simultaneously driving three-color bistable liquid crystals, which employs a voltage-shift circuit to provide different-color bistable liquid crystals with respective level-shift voltages. A grey-scale voltage is respectively added to the respective level-shift voltages. By this invention, the whole grey-scale voltages are capable of falling... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090096742 - Backlight modulation circuit having rough and fine illumination signal processing circuit: An exemplary backlight modulation circuit includes a backlight source, a backlight driving circuit, a rough modulation key, a fine modulation key, a scaler, and an illumination modulation signal processing circuit. The backlight driving circuit is configured for driving the backlight source. The rough modulation key and the fine modulation key... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090096739 - Light source driving circuit for backlight module: A light source driving circuit for a backlight module is disclosed, wherein each driving unit includes a reference resistor, a transistor, a bias resistor and a shunt regulator. The transistor is coupled between an LED string and the reference resistor, and the bias resistor is coupled between an operation voltage... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090096740 - Liquid crystal display device and apparatus and method for controlling luminance of liquid crystal panel thereof: A liquid crystal display device, an apparatus and a method for controlling a luminance of a liquid crystal panel thereof are provided. The liquid crystal display device receives an image signal, generates an image compensating parameter according to the image signal and a plurality of luminance control parameters, and generates... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC

20090096741 - Liquid crystal display device including backlight unit and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes: a light emitting diode array unit including at least two groups of light emitting diode arrays for emitting light; a light emitting diode driving unit for supplying at least two pulse width modulation signals having different phases from each other to the at least... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20090096743 - Digital picture frame with peripheral audio input: An apparatus for displaying digital image data includes a display panel of a plurality of rows and columns of pixels. The selected ones of the pixels are activatable to form a visual representation of the digital image data. The apparatus further includes a memory module for storing the digital image... Agent: Stetina Brunda Garred & Brucker

20090096745 - Approach to adjust driving waveforms for a display device: The present invention is directed to methods for adjusting or selecting driving waveforms in order to achieve a consistent optical performance of a display device. When a method of the present invention is applied, even if there are changes in the display medium due to temperature variation, photo-exposure or aging,... Agent: Howrey LLP

20090096744 - Display device and gamma data adjusting method thereof: A display device including a display panel which displays an image, a signal controller which comprises a gamma data storing unit, and receives an external signal to drive the display panel. The signal controller extracts a gamma data signal from the external signal, stores the gamma data signal in the... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090096746 - Method and apparatus for wearable remote interface device: A method and apparatus of using a wearable remote interface device capable of detecting inputs from movements are disclosed. The wearable remote interface device, which could be attached to a finger or a hand or any parts of a body, includes a sensor, a filter, an input identifier, and a... Agent: James M. Wu Jw Law Group

20090096747 - Method of rolling picture using input device: A method of rolling picture by using input device is disclosed. The input device has a housing and a rotatable component relative to the housing, and through rotating the component, an instruction signal for rolling picture being produced. The method includes steps of setting picture rolling, wherein the input device... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy

20090096748 - Input device with physiological measuring function: An input device with the physiological measuring function includes a housing, a position-adjustable mechanism and a sensor module. The housing has a handheld part and an opening. The position-adjustable mechanism is disposed in the housing and a part of the position-adjustable mechanism is exposed from the opening. The sensor module... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090096749 - Portable device input technique: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a portable device that receives user input. The portable device includes a touchpad and a display screen on opposite sides of the portable device. During operation, the portable device obtains a position on the touchpad provided by a user, obtains a screen position... Agent: Pvf -- Sun Microsystems Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090096750 - Scroll wheel device: The major characteristic of the present invention lies in the adoption of electromagnetic means to translate the spin of a wheel module into continuous electrical signals. A permanent magnet is incorporated in the wheel module to provide magnetic field. Two sensors tangential to the spinning direction of the permanent magnet... Agent: Leong C Lei

20090096751 - Projected cleanable keyboard: Systems and methods are described for simulating physical features of a projected keyboard in a sterile environment by incorporating a mechanical keyboard and a virtual keyboard. A keyboard projection apparatus projects light toward a mechanical keyboard. When a key is pressed, the keyboard projection apparatus tracks finger locations. User input... Agent: Mcdermott, Will & Emery

20090096753 - Apparatus and method for changing on-screen image position, and navigation system using the same: Provided are an apparatus and method for changing a position of an image on a screen of an image display device, such as a map provided by a navigation system or mobile phone and a broadcast program played back by a television receiver, allowing the image to be reduced, enlarged,... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20090096752 - Hand tool with touch display: A hand tool with a touch display comprises a rod body having a control section; one end of the rod body being formed with a handle and another end thereof can be installed with a tool head for driving a screw means; a strain gauge installed in the rod body... Agent: Chien-hui Su

20090096757 - Multipoint touchscreen: A touch panel having a transparent capacitive sensing medium configured to detect multiple touches or near touches that occur at the same time and at distinct locations in the plane of the touch panel and to produce distinct signals representative of the location of the touches on the plane of... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090096758 - Multipoint touchscreen: A touch panel having a transparent capacitive sensing medium configured to detect multiple touches or near touches that occur at the same time and at distinct locations in the plane of the touch panel and to produce distinct signals representative of the location of the touches on the plane of... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090096755 - Reproduction apparatus, reproduction method and program: Disclosed herein is a reproduction apparatus which includes a touch panel and vibrates the touch panel, including: a reproduction circuit configured to reproduce data in a unit of a frame in response to an operation of the touch panel by a user; and a driving circuit configured to vibrate the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090096759 - Touch panel, display device and touch panel manufacturing method: A touch panel includes an insulating substrate, a transparent touch electrode provided on the insulating substrate, and a frame portion connected to a periphery of the touch electrode. The touch panel detects a touched position on the touch electrode based on an electric signal through the frame portion. The frame... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090096754 - Touch panel, electro optical device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a touch panel including a first substrate, a second substrate opposing the first substrate, a first electrode film formed on the first substrate, a second electrode film formed on the second substrate, the second electrode film opposing the first electrode film. An openings is formed in each... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090096756 - Video display and touchscreen assembly, system and method: A touch screen assembly for use with a display, such as, for example, a flat panel display. The touch screen assembly includes a transparent panel, preferably in the form of a panel of tempered glass adhered to a touch screen panel. Consoles having touch screen assemblies are also disclosed.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090096760 - Capacitance type touch panel: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display (LCD). The LCD includes a plurality of display units formed with a first substrate, a color matrix formed on the first substrate, and a common electrode formed on the color matrix, a second substrate spaced from the first substrate, a pixel... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20090096761 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel and a touch substrate. The display panel displays an image. The touch substrate is disposed on the display panel. The touch substrate includes a first transparent layer having an elasticity, a second transparent layer disposed on the first transparent layer, a transparent electrode... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090096762 - Input device, display device with input function, and electronic apparatus: An input device includes: a resistive film type input unit; and a non-contact type input unit that overlaps at least a portion of the resistive film type input unit. The resistive film type input unit includes: first and second substrates each having a first surface and a second surface; a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090096765 - Touch panel and liquid crystal display panel: A touch panel having a color-filtering function is provided. The touch panel includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, a first dielectric layer and a second dielectric layer. The second electrode layer is disposed above the first electrode layer. The first dielectric layer is disposed between the first... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090096763 - Touch panel, display device with input function, and electronic apparatus: A touch panel includes: first and second substrates each having a first surface and a second surface, the second substrate being arranged on an input operation side of the first substrate; a first electrode that is formed on the first surface of the first substrate; a second electrode that is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090096766 - Touch panel, method for driving same, and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first conductive coating (23), a second conductive coating (24), a first wire (L1), a second wire (L2), a third wire (L3), a first switch element (233), and a second switch element (243). The first and second conductive coatings are opposite to each other. The first... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090096764 - Touch screen display device and method for controlling the same: A display device includes a first insulating substrate, a plurality of sensing lines extending in a first direction on the first insulating substrate and disposed at predetermined intervals thereon, a second insulating substrate facing the first insulating substrate, a plurality of sensing spacers disposed on the second insulating substrate and... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090096768 - Display system and method for detecting pointed position: At least two infrared light-emitting areas are displayed within a display screen of a liquid crystal display apparatus. The infrared light-emitting areas are areas for emitting light having a wavelength in the infrared region. Then, an image is captured by an operating device in the direction of a position pointed... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090096767 - Touch-sensing display device and method for manufacturing the same: A display device and method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a touch-sensing element, and a liquid crystal. The first substrate has a first surface and a second surface thereon. The second substrate has a pixel array and is disposed... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090096770 - Detecting defects in display panel pixels: A method of detecting a defect in a display panel, includes providing a display panel comprising a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form, wherein each pixel comprises a static memory and emits light according to data stored in the static memory; writing data to the static memory of... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff

20090096771 - Display driving device capable of reducing distortion of signal and/or power consumption, and display device having the same: A display driving device includes a plurality of data drivers; and a timing controller including a data transmission unit. The data transmission unit transmits data to the data drivers, The data transmission unit controls an electrical signal based on a distance difference between each of the data drivers and the... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20090096772 - Image display apparatus and its display method: An image display apparatus (100) comprises a calculation unit 164A) for calculating respective luminance value of pixels of an image data and a total luminance value which is a sum of luminance values of the pixels; a conversion unit (164B) for converting a pixel having the second lowest luminance value... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090096769 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method of the same: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel, gate and data drivers providing the liquid crystal panel with gate and data signals, and a timing controller receiving input signals that include an image signal, a sync signal, a data enable signal and a clock signal, wherein the timing... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090096773 - Electrophoretic display device, electronic apparatus, and method of driving electrophoretic display device: An electrophoretic display device includes a common electrode and a plurality of pixel electrodes, a disperse system containing electrophoretic particles, the disperse system being held between the common electrode and the plurality of pixel electrodes. The electrophoretic display device includes a switching transistor and a control portion. the switching transistor... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090096774 - Display and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing a display includes selecting at least one of pixels which can be seen as a luminous line or a luminous dot with a dark line-like tail when an inspection image is displayed, and breaking a first conductive path connecting a display element to a power supply... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090096776 - Device for controlling output of light source unit in single panel display system: The present invention relates generally to a device for controlling the output of a light source unit in a single panel display system. More particularly, the present invention relates to a device for controlling the output of a light source unit in a single panel display system, which adjusts the... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20090096775 - Differential signal interfacing device and related method: The present invention provides a differential signal interfacing device, including a reduced swing differential signaling (RSDS) transmitter and a plurality of RSDS receivers, in order to improve RSDS signal capacity. The RSDS transmitter is coupled to the plurality of RSDS receivers via a bus and transmits a RSDS signal in... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090096777 - Liquid crystal display device: A data driver outputs image data to a liquid crystal panel, using a trailing edge of a timing signal as a trigger. When a user operates a remote control for power-off, a main controller outputs, to a driver controller, a stop signal for stopping the timing signal, and a power... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090096780 - Interface apparatus and method thereof: Provided is an interface apparatus. The interface apparatus comprises a signal synthesizer, a connector, and a signal separator. The signal synthesizer outputs at least one of display signals, display control signals, and chip control signals. The connector includes a transmission line connected with the signal synthesizer and through which the... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20090096779 - Light source device, image display device, and light amount correction method: A light source device includes: a light source; a driving signal generating unit that supplies a driving signal to the light source; a light amount measuring unit that measures the amount of light of the light source; and a light amount correcting unit that calculates as a light amount error... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090096778 - Method and apparatus of detecting image-sticking of display device: A method of measuring image-sticking of a display device based on a vision model is described. A display device is provided, and a test frame is displayed on the display device. The test frame has a pattern formed by a maximum gray level and a minimum gray level. After burning-in... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090096781 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A driving method of a plasma display device, the plasma display device having a plurality of first and second electrodes disposed adjacent to each other and a plurality of third electrodes disposed so as to intersect with the first and second electrodes, the driving method includes providing a reset period,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090096782 - Message service method supporting three-dimensional image on mobile phone, and mobile phone therefor: A message service method supporting a three-dimensional (3D) image on a mobile phone, and a mobile phone therefor, are provided. A memory stores at least one 3D image code and a 3D image mapped to each 3D image code. When a text-based message is created, a controller inserts a 3D... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090096783 - Three-dimensional sensing using speckle patterns: Apparatus (20) for 3D mapping of an object (28) includes an illumination assembly (30), including a coherent light source (32) and a diffuser (33), which are arranged to project a primary speckle pattern on the object. A single image capture assembly (38) is arranged to capture images of the primary... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd

20090096784 - Computer graphics systems and methods for encoding subdivision triangular surfaces: A system is described for generating a plurality of identifiers, each associated with one of a like plurality of subdivision surfaces of a surface element, and for generating, using an identifier for a subdivision surface, coordinates for the subdivision surface. Each identifier includes one or more position codes. Each position... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP

20090096786 - Apparatus of and method for drawing graphics, and computer program product: An apparatus of drawing graphics includes an edge coefficient calculator calculating, from vertex data on vertices of a triangle, edge coefficients of edge functions used to determine whether a pixel is present in an inside region of the triangle, and a bounding box calculator calculating a bounding box of projected... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090096785 - Method for producing technical drawings from 3d models with at least two colliding 3d bodies: The invention relates to a method and a computer-aided modelling system for creating a technical drawing from at least two modelled 3D bodies that collide with one another. In a first step, one or more of the regions of the 3D bodies that are affected by the collision are selected.... Agent: Shelsinger, Arkwright & Garvey

20090096787 - Method and apparatus for processing three dimensional images, and recording medium having a program for processing three dimensional images recorded therein: A pseudo three dimensional image is generated, based on an aspect image and a mapping image generated from an original three dimensional image, using a volume rendering method. A mapping image that represents the functions of a subject is generated using first voxel data that constitute an original three dimensional... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090096788 - Method and apparatus for increasing efficiency of transmission and/or storage of rays for parallelized ray intersection testing: For ray tracing, methods, apparatus, and computer readable media provide efficient transmission and/or storage of rays between ray emitters, and an intersection testing resource. Ray emitters, during emission of a plurality of rays, identify a shared attribute of each ray of the plurality, and represent that attribute as shared ray... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20090096789 - Method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for light energy accounting in ray tracing: For ray tracing systems, described methods, media, apparatuses provide for accounting of light energy that will be collected at pixels of a 2-D representation without recursive closure of a tree of ray/primitive intersections, and also provide for adaptivity in ray tracing based on importance indicators of each ray, such as... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20090096790 - System and method for 3d object recognition: The present invention provides a system and method for recognizing a 3D object in a single camera image and for determining the 3D pose of the object with respect to the camera coordinate system. In one typical application, the 3D pose is used to make a robot pick up the... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing

20090096791 - Overlap density (od) heatmaps and consensus data displays: Systems and methods that generate or provide overlap displays of multiple sets of data in a manner that advantageously simplifies trend visualization in large sets of data. A two-dimensional, three-dimensional, or greater-dimensional occurrence count array is generated for a plurality of similar data sets. Each element in the array is... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090096792 - Fill mode determination in vector graphics: An efficient method for improving use of different fill modes in vector graphics and a system using the method. The filling method uses a graphics hardware that is capable of producing objects to be filled. Before the actual filling the edges of the objects must be computed. Edges are then... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20090096793 - Image processing method, program thereof and image processing apparatus: An electronically implemented method for processing an image is disclosed, the method including: receiving an electronic command for creating a printable image from a vector image, the vector image including a first arc connected to a second arc; converting the first arc into a plurality of first line segments, including... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090096794 - Thick line drawing method and apparatus thereof: A thick line drawing method includes: drawing at least a predetermined pattern according to a thickness of a thick line to be drawn and at least one of a start point and an end point of a line path corresponding to the thick line; determining a plurality of polygon vertexes... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090096795 - Method for processing font data in embedded system: A method for processing font data is used in an embedded system exhibiting a display function. The embedded system includes a first processor, a second processor, a non-volatile memory and a volatile memory. The method for processing font data includes steps of: issuing a request by the first processor; converting... Agent: Wpat, PC

20090096796 - Animating speech of an avatar representing a participant in a mobile communication: Animating speech of an avatar representing a participant in a mobile communication including selecting one or more images; selecting a generic animation template; fitting the one or more images with the generic animation template; texture wrapping the one more images over the generic animation template; and displaying the one or... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090096797 - Demand based power control in a graphics processing unit: Disclosed herein is power controller for use with a graphics processing unit. The power controller monitors, manages and controls power supplied to components of a pipeline of the graphics processing unit. The power controller determining whether and to what extent power is to be supplied to a pipeline component based... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090096798 - Graphics processing and display system employing multiple graphics cores on a silicon chip of monolithic construction: A high performance graphics processing and display system architecture realized on a monolithic silicon chip, supporting a cluster of multiple cores of graphic processing units (GPUs) that cooperate to provide a powerful and highly scalable visualization solution supporting photo-realistic graphics capabilities for diverse applications. The present invention eliminates rendering bottlenecks... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski

20090096799 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a memory circuit for storing information regarding the display apparatus, a read enable unit for allowing an external device to read information from the memory circuit, and a write disable unit for inhibiting a write operation in the memory circuit when either one of the power... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090096800 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a memory circuit for storing information regarding the display apparatus, a read enable unit for allowing an external device to read information from the memory circuit, and a write disable unit for inhibiting a write operation in the memory circuit when either one of the power... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090096801 - Display device, output device and computer-readable recording medium storing ouput control program: A display device includes a plurality of electronic papers that are each provided with a display surface outputting a piece of display data, a binding member that binds together the plurality of electronic papers, and an output device that controls output of the piece of display data to each of... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090096802 - Apparatus and method for programming functions of display: The present invention provides an apparatus for programming functions of a display. The apparatus comprises a memory, a programming device, and a program code checking unit. The memory is for storing a program code. The programming device coupled to the memory is for reading the program code with a predetermined... Agent: Wpat, PC

20090096804 - Reducing visibility of display errors: A method and system are described for adjusting displaying of images to be displayed on a display system. The method is suitable for display systems comprising at least one hardware feature (f1, f2, f3) influencing the display uniformity of the displaying of images, such as e.g. a defect pixel, seams,... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090096803 - Shading of translucent objects: Embodiments of the invention relate for rendering translucent objects. According to some embodiments, the color of a pixel of a translucent object that is not directly illuminated by a light source can be determined by decaying the illumination contributed by the light source according to a predefined decay function. The... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090096805 - Correction arithmetic circuit: A plurality of one-port split lookup tables having alternately stored therein correction data corresponding to input data is provided as a lookup table that has stored therein the correction data corresponding to the input data at predetermined intervals relevant to predetermined higher-order bits. An address generating unit generates addresses for... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090096806 - Image signal converting apparatus and image display apparatus: The image signal converting apparatus is used in a lighting unit. The lighting unit includes a liquid crystal panel modulating a red component light according to a red image signal, a liquid crystal panel modulating a green component light according to a green image signal, and a liquid crystal panel... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20090096807 - Systems and methods for image colorization: Systems and methods for colorizing an image. In one embodiment, a method for colorizing an image comprises assigning a first color from a first color map to a data point to define a first graphical element, assigning a second color from a perceptual color map to the data point to... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

20090096808 - Object-level image editing: Systems and methods for editing digital images using information about objects in those images are described. For example, the information about objects comprises depth ordering information and/or information about the class each object is a member of. Examples of classes include sky, building, aeroplane, grass and person. This object-level information... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090096809 - Color quantization based on desired upper bound for relative quantization step: A computer system (710) receives a desired upper bound δSmax for a relative quantization step ∥S′−S″∥/∥S′∥ to be used when quantizing any color in some range of colors. Here S′ and S″ are adjacent colors in the set of colors to be made available for the quantized image, and ∥·∥... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090096810 - Method for selectively remoting windows: Methods and apparatus for the display of an image at a remote computer, where the image includes a graphical object to be at least partially omitted from the image displayed at the remote computer. Different regions of the desktop are identified and processed by different capture methods, in such a... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP

20090096811 - Display device and method for mounting the same: An object of the invention is to provide a display device having a display section that displays different images intended for a plurality of different viewing ranges on the same screen, wherein provisions are made so that the image intended for at least one viewing range can be viewed in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090096812 - Apparatus and method for morphing data visualizations: A computer readable storage medium comprises executable instructions to display a first visualization associated with a first set of data. A display transformation from the first visualization into a second visualization is animated by morphing selected polygons in the first visualization into corresponding polygons in the second visualization while fading... Agent: Sap Global C/o Cooley Godward Kronish LLP William S. Galliani

20090096813 - System and method for displaying a rotated image in a display device: A method controls display of an image by dividing a source image into a plurality of M×N blocks of pixels, selecting a first one of the blocks, and transferring the pixels in the first block from a source memory to a display memory, the pixels in the first block transferred... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090096814 - System and method for displaying a rotated image in a display device: A method for controlling display of an image includes generating a list of non-sequential random numbers, each number corresponding to a respective one of a plurality of lines in a source image. The lines in the source image are then transferred in non-sequential order from a first memory to a... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090096817 - D/a conversion circuit, data driver, integrated circuit device, and electronic instrument: A D/A conversion circuit includes a first D/A converter and a second D/A converter that respectively output a first voltage and a second voltage. An ith two-input selector among a plurality of input selectors of the first D/A converter selects a (4i+1)th input voltage or a (4i+3)th input voltage based... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090096816 - Data driver, integrated circuit device, and electronic instrument: A data driver includes a D/A conversion circuit that receives grayscale data and outputs a first grayscale voltage and a second grayscale voltage corresponding to the grayscale data by time division in each of first to Nth sampling periods, and first to Nth data line driver circuits that share the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090096818 - Data driver, integrated circuit device, and electronic instrument: A data driver includes a D/A conversion circuit, a switch circuit, and a data line driver circuit. The switch circuit includes a first switch element provided between a first voltage output node of the D/A conversion circuit and a first input node of a grayscale generation amplifier, a second switch... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090096815 - Image signal processing device and color conversion processing method: A color conversion processing execution portion 114 implements color conversion processing on an input image signal, and outputs a color conversion-processed display image signal to an image display unit. Color conversion characteristic information required for the color conversion processing performed by the color conversion processing execution portion 114 is gathered... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090096819 - Driving circuit apparatus: A driving circuit that reduces chip size of a source driver while maintaining image quality when image data is configured by multiple bits. The source driver provided in connection with a timing controller that converts image data into color data. The source driver displays an image by controlling pixel density... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

  
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20090091511 - Aspect-ratio independent, multimedia capture and editing systems and methods thereof: A multimedia capture system includes a plurality of imaging systems and one or more detection systems. The plurality of imaging systems capture image areas of a scene from at least partially different locations. The one or more detection systems determine a relative position of each of the plurality of imaging... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group

20090091510 - Aspect-ratio independent, multimedia capture and presentation systems and methods thereof: A multimedia capture and presentation system includes a plurality of imaging systems and one or more detection systems. The plurality of imaging systems capture image areas of a scene from at least partially different locations. The one or more detection systems determine a relative position of each of the plurality... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP - Patent Group

20090091512 - Dual display device and multi display device using the same: A dual display device in which the screen directions of two display panels, connected to each other, are variously changeable and a multi display device using the same. The dual display device includes a first display panel having a first screen, a second display panel having a second screen, and... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090091513 - Dispaly system, in particular for an industrial automation device: There is described a display system which is used, in particular, in an industrial automation device. This display system has a first display panel which can be electrically operated and is transparent at least in parts and/or at times. The display system also has a second display panel, wherein the... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090091517 - Method of driving plasma display apparatus: A method of driving a plasma display apparatus including a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, that are positioned parallel to each other, are disclosed. The method includes supplying a scan signal to the scan electrode during an address period of a first subfield among a plurality of subfields of... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090091514 - Method of driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus: Plural subfields are provided in one single field period, where each subfield has an initialization period during which a gradient waveform voltage gently falling is applied to a scan electrode to generate initializing discharge in a discharge cell; a writing period during which a scan pulse voltage is applied to... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090091518 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: In a plasma display device, a first transistor is connected between an electrode and a power source supplying a first voltage, and a second transistor is connected to a control terminal of the first transistor. A first gate driver supplies a first control signal to the control terminal of the... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090091515 - Plasma display apparatus and related technologies: A plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel having a screen on which the plasma display panel displays an image, a driver unit that supplies at least one drive signal to the plasma display panel, and a control unit that monitors an input signal to the plasma display apparatus... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090091516 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device that can prevent errors is disclosed. The display independently detects each voltage from driving power supplies, and initializes the driver integrated circuits when a voltage variation occurs in any of the driving power supplies. The picture quality degradation of the plasma display panel is prevented by... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090091519 - Display method of display device and display device: Image quality deterioration resulting from a dither process is controlled by using a matrix like random pattern as a dither toggle pattern in signal processing for display such as a plasma display. A matrix like random pattern is generated for each frame in a pseudorandom code generator as a dither... Agent: Mattingly, Stanger, Malur & Brundidge, P.C.

20090091520 - Datadriver and method for an oled display: A data driver for an OLED display has a resistor string, digital-to-analog converters and converting transistors. The resistor string provides a set of gamma voltages. Each of the digital-to-analog converters converts an input word into an output voltage selected from the gamma voltages. Each of the converting transistors conducts a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090091521 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: To improve the unevenness of brightness. A plurality of pixel circuits is arranged in a pixel region A. Main power lines LR, LG, and LB are provided in the outside of the pixel region A. In addition, first sub-power lines Lr1, Lg1, and Lb1 and second sub-power lines Lr2, Lg2,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090091522 - Driving an in-plane passive matrix display: A driving circuit for driving an in-plane moving particle device has a pixel (P) comprising movable charged particles (PA). The pixel (P) has a reservoir electrode (RE), a display electrode (DE), and a gate electrode (GE) laterally placed in-between the reservoir electrode (RE) and the display electrode (DE). The driving... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090091524 - Display controller and display: A display controller is provided for controlling a display device, such as a liquid crystal device, to provide pixel overdrive for improving pixel response time. The controller comprises a threshold detector (2) which sets a flag having fewer bits than each pixel value indicating whether a pixel is in a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090091523 - Electrooptic device and electronic apparatus: An electrooptic device includes: a plurality of scanning lines; a plurality of m image signal lines; m connecting signal lines provided in a one-to-one correspondence with the m image signal lines, each connecting signal line being connected to the corresponding image signal line to feed a data signal; a plurality... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090091525 - Backlight driving method: A backlight driving method, which provides three kinds of light sources comprising a red light source, a blue light source, and a green light source. The driving method includes dividing a frame into four sub-frames, and lighting the green light sources twice during two sub-frames respectively, dividing the first frame... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090091526 - Color active matrix type vertically aligned mode liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A big screen display suitable for moving image displaying that has an excellent viewing angle property, an excellent reliability and a productivity, and a quick speed of response, and has a bright and excellent contrast is realized at low cost. Vertically aligned mode liquid crystal display comprises a scan wiring,... Agent: Yasuo Muramatsu Muramatsu & Associates

20090091527 - Display and method of transmitting image data therein: A display is provided. The display includes a first timing controller, a second timing controller and drivers. The first timing controller receives and transmits a first portion of pixel values, in which the first portion of the pixel values includes the pixel values of at least two non-adjacent pixels. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090091528 - Apparatus and method for dynamically controlling backlight: An apparatus for dynamically controlling backlight source receives a pixel input data, and outputs a pixel output data and a PWM signal. The apparatus includes image analysis unit for receiving the pixel input data and outputting image data after performing image analysis. An information unit stores relation data including luminance... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090091529 - Rendering display content on a floor surface of a surface computer: Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for rendering display content on a floor surface of a surface computer, the floor surface comprised in the surface computer, the surface computer capable of receiving multi-touch input through the floor surface and rendering display output on the floor surface, that include: detecting, by... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090091530 - System for input to information processing device: New input systems, that is, a paper icon, a paper controller, a paper keyboard, and a mouse pad capable of inputting letters, characters or the like to a computer and performing operations with easy manipulation and replacing hardware devices such as a keyboard, a mouse, and a tablet are provided.... Agent: Smith Patent Office

20090091531 - Guidance device and method: A guidance device which performs measurement by placing an object without contact, comprising: a virtual image display unit displaying a virtual image; a sample display generation unit making the virtual image display unit display a sample virtual image based on a shape of the object at a position where the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090091533 - Keyboard: A keyboard includes a control panel and a cursor controller. The cursor controller includes a first key unit provided on the control panel, a second key unit provided on the control panel and a photo-sensor unit provided on the control panel. When a user moves his finger over the photo-sensor... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia

20090091532 - Remotely controlling computer output displayed on a screen using a single hand-held device: A method, hand-held device and system for remotely controlling computer output displayed on a screen. A single hand-held device is used to remotely control the output of the computer displayed on a screen, where the hand-held device includes both a laser pointer and a camera. The camera is aligned with... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wsm) C/o Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.

20090091534 - Mouse with adjustable cable direction: A mouse with adjustable cable direction includes a main body and a cable. The main body has a plurality of positioning grooves formed in a front end portion of a bottom thereof, and each positioning groove extends to an outer edge of the main body. One end of the cable... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090091536 - Dial pad data entry: Interpreting keystrokes from the key pad of a device incorporates both key touch and key stroke into the decision to display a character, advance a cursor or execute a command. The device contains switches capable of determining when a keystroke cycle is completed. The switches may include touch sensitive switches... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090091535 - Keyboard with touch-sensor space bar: A keyboard is provided with a touch sensor incorporated within a space bar thereof, allowing for cursor manipulation in two dimensions. The keyboard may be a split keyboard having an enlarged space bar. The touch sensor may be operated with the thumb of the user without removal of the user's... Agent: Michael J. Ure

20090091537 - Electronic device with automatic switching input interfaces and switching method thereof: An electronic device with automatic switching input interfaces and a switching method thereof. The electronic device supports an Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI), and includes a display unit, a storage unit, a memory unit, and an embedded controller. The display unit can be changed to a first position or a... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20090091538 - Computer system and a method for determining whether a hot key is triggered: A computer system and a method for determining whether a hot key is triggered are disclosed. The method includes: querying a BIOS whether any hot key is triggered by a processing module every first interval time; querying the BIOS every second interval time if the BIOS replies there is any... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090091550 - Apparatus and method for reproducing music in mobile terminal: A method and mobile terminal for reproducing contents is provided. A list of a plurality of contents is displayed and a touch input is detected to select at least one of the plurality of contents from list, with the selected at least one of the plurality of contents reproduced either... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090091544 - Apparatus, method, computer program and user interface for enabling a touch sensitive display: An apparatus including a touch sensitive display including a first portion and a second portion; and a processor configured to detect user inputs on the touch sensitive display and control the touch sensitive display, wherein; the processor is configured to control the touch sensitive display, to enable a first state,... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090091546 - Display with touch screen panel and method of manufacturing the same: A display device with a built-in touch screen panel and a method of manufacturing the same are presented. The display includes a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other, a first sensing electrode and a second sensing electrode disposed on the first substrate and spaced apart from each... Agent: Macpherson Kwok Chen & Heid LLP

20090091545 - Hand-held electronic device: A hand-held electronic device including a body, a touch-sensing display area, and a holding area is provided. The touch-sensing display area located at a surface of the body is divided into several sub-touch-sensing areas disposed at a part of a surrounding region of the touch-sensing display area. The sub-touch-sensing areas... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090091543 - Handheld electronic devices supporting operation as a musical instrument with touch sensor input and methods and computer program products for operation of same: A handheld electronic device, such as a mobile terminal, a personal digital assistant, an ultraportable computer and/or a media player, includes a touch sensor, such as a sensor used for fingerprint sensing. A control circuit of the device is configured to support user operation of the handheld electronic device as... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090091547 - Information display device: An information display device having a large display screen that facilitates input/edit to a position away from the operation position of a user is provided. This information display device is equipped with a touch sensor on a display screen to enable an operation for screen display through a touch operation... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090091540 - Method and apparatus for controlling timing of status change of electronics apparatus based on user's finger location and input speed: A method and apparatus adjusts a timing of state change of an electronics apparatus having an input device by measuring user's input speed for the input device and a distance of user's finger from the input device. The method includes the steps of measuring a current interval CI between recent... Agent: Muramatsu & Associates

20090091541 - Method for controlling appearing and disappearing of screen keyboard tables: A method for controlling appearing and disappearing of screen keyboard tables includes at least the following steps: (1) triggering: present the keyboard tables on a screen when a touch panel is touched by a user's finger; (2) depressing the touch panel: user's finger depresses each character segment on the touch... Agent: Bruce H. Troxell

20090091539 - Sending a document for display to a user of a surface computer: Methods, apparatus, and products are disclosed for sending a document for display to a user of a surface computer, the surface computer comprising a surface, surface computer capable receiving multi-touch input through the surface and rendering display output on the surface, that include: registering at least two users with the... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090091548 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes an upper substrate, a lower substrate, an insulating spacer, a bonding layer, and a water-absorbing layer. This structure allows suppressing dew formation, so that the touch panel which is excellent in visibility and capable of positive operation is obtainable.... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090091549 - Touch panel and input device using the same: A touch panel includes multiple belt-like upper conductive layers and lower conductive layers formed in an orthogonal direction to the upper conductive layers. Those two kinds of layers are formed on a light transmissible substrate. A strong adhesion layer and a weak adhesion layer are layered together on a top... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090091542 - Touch-panel display device and portable equipment: A touch-panel display device in which a plurality of operation items are displayed in arrangement includes a tilt detector detecting an inclination of a portable equipment, and controls a display ratio of the plurality of operation items according to the direction of an inclination detected by the tilt detector and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090091551 - Single-layer touch-sensitive display: A touch sensor panel having co-planar single-layer touch sensors fabricated on a single side of a substrate is disclosed. The drive and sense lines can be fabricated as column-like patterns in a first orientation and patches in a second orientation, where each column-like pattern in the first orientation is connected... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090091552 - Touch panel and control method thereof: In a touch panel having at least one pixel and/or in accordance with a method of controlling the touch panel, a first bias signal is sent to a touch-sensitive sensing capacitor of the pixel during a first time period to charge the sensing capacitor with a sensing charge. The charged... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090091554 - Correcting for ambient light in an optical touch-sensitive device: The correction of an image for ambient light in an optical touch-sensitive device is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises integrating a first field of pixels in an image data frame for a different duration of ambient light exposure than a second field of pixels in the image data... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090091553 - Detecting touch on a surface via a scanning laser: The detection of touch on an optical touch-sensitive device is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises a touch-sensitive device including a display screen, a laser, and a scanning mirror configured to scan light from the laser across the screen. The touch-sensitive device also includes a position-sensitive device and optics... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090091555 - Non-intrusive capture and display of objects based on contact locality: Methods, apparatus, or products for displaying an image of an object placed on a surface computer, the surface computer including a surface, surface computer capable receiving multi-touch input through the surface and rendering display output on the surface, the surface computer including a scanner, that include: detecting, by the surface... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090091556 - Ring-shaped wireless input device with scroll function: A ring-shaped wireless input device is disclosed. The ring-shaped wireless input device includes a housing having a ring shape, a wheel rotatably installed on the housing, a first sensor unit, that has first and second sections alternatively disposed along a circumference of the wheel and rotated along with the wheel,... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20090091557 - Pixel unit, method for controlling the pixel unit, and display apparatus comprising the same: A pixel unit, a method for controlling the pixel unit, and a display apparatus having the same are provided. The display apparatus includes a driving circuit and a plurality of pixel units. Each of the pixel unit includes a switch circuit and an energy storage circuit. The energy storage circuit... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090091558 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device which displays a black image by periodically inserting the black image, wherein after the display of the black image, a first period in which a video signal different from a video signal for the black image is outputted to video signal lines is... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090091559 - Display driver circuits for organic light emitting diode displays with skipping of blank lines, method of reducing power consumption of a display, processor control code to implement the method, and carrier for the control code: Display driver circuits are described for driving organic light emitting diode displays, particularly passive matrix displays with greater efficiency. Display driver control circuitry (506) comprises a frame memory interface (505) for reading data from a frame memory (504) for presentation on a passive matrix OLED display. A blank line identifier... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090091560 - Method and apparatus to control display brightness with ambient light correction: An ambient light sensor produces a current signal that varies linearly with the level of ambient light. The current signal is multiplied by a user dimming preference to generate a brightness control signal that automatically compensates for ambient light variations in visual information display systems. The multiplying function provides noticeable... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090091561 - Control method for information display device and an information display device: driving circuit, a first voltage to the common electrode after power is supplied to the display driving circuit; applying, by the display driving circuit, a second voltage, which is different from the first voltage and varies a potential of the pixel electrode according to a charge state of the memory... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090091562 - Display apparatus and driving method therefor: A sampling transistor T1 is brought into conduction in accordance with a control signal supplied from a scanning line WS, and writes to a holding capacitor C1 a video signal supplied from a signal line SL. A driving transistor T2 outputs a driving current to an output node S in... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090091565 - Advertising with an influential participant in a virtual world: Technologies are described herein for advertising with an influential participant in a virtual world. A facilitator rating is determined for each of a plurality of participants in the virtual world. The facilitator rating may indicate an influence of each of the plurality of participants on other participants in the virtual... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090091563 - Character animation framework: An extensible character animation framework is provided that enables video game design teams to develop reusable animation controllers that are customizable for specific applications. According to embodiments, the animation framework enables animators to construct complex animations by creating hierarchies of animation controllers, and the complex animation is created by blending... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/ea

20090091567 - Image enhancement method and system for fiducial-less tracking of treatment targets: A method and system are presented for enhancing one or more images of an object, so as to increase the visibility within the images of one or more structures within the object. The object may be an anatomical region of a patient, and may include one or more reference structures,... Agent: Accuray/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090091564 - System and method for rendering electronic documents having overlapping primitives: The subject application is directed to a system and method for document rendering. Scanline memory locations are first allocated by a memory allocation unit corresponding to a scanline of an electronic document to be rendered. Instruction memory locations are then allocated for each scanline memory location. An electronic document having... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20090091566 - System and methods for thick specimen imaging using a microscope based tissue sectioning device: Systems and methods according to embodiments of the present invention facilitate imaging and sectioning of a thick specimen that allow for 3D image reconstruction. An example embodiment employs a laser scanning microscope and sectioning device, where the specimen, and optionally, the sectioning device are affixed to respective programmable stages. The... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090091568 - Three dimensional spatial engine in a relational database management system: Systems, methodologies, media, and other embodiments associated with a three dimensional spatial engine in an RDBMS are described. One example system includes logic to receive and store data representing a set of spatial features of a three dimensional geometry object. The example system may also include logic to validate the... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Oracle

20090091569 - Apparatus and method for processing pixel depth information: An apparatus for rendering an image includes a command binning module. The command binning module generates binned image information by classifying command information into bins that each correspond to a display tile of an image to be rendered. The command binning module generates image depth information for each display tile... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20090091570 - Dividing method for three-dimensional logical puzzles: A dividing method used to easily divide a solid or hollow structure into perfectly interfitting parts by using at least one guiding polyhedron to establish an axis system serving as guiding paths for associated geometrical figure contours used to slice the structure. This axis system is coincident with all or... Agent: Maxime Paquette

20090091571 - Increasing the number of advertising impressions in an interactive environment: Increasing a number of advertising impressions in a system configured to facilitate user interaction with an interactive environment containing one or more advertising targets is described. A scene of a portion of the simulated environment is displayed from a camera point of view (camera POV) on a video display. The... Agent: Joshua D. Isenberg Jdi Patent

20090091572 - Method for graphically presenting auction information: A method for graphically presenting auction information. Characteristics of an auction for an item are received, wherein the characteristics comprise a target price for the item and a close time of the auction. The auction is then published to at least one bidder. At least one bid is received at... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090091573 - Systems and methods for computing a variogram model: Systems and methods for computing a variogram model, which utilize a variogram map and a rose diagram to compute the model.... Agent: Crain, Caton & James

20090091574 - Rendering device, image output device, and program: A rendering device includes: a outline rendering unit that renders outlines of a character on a rendering area, based on outline data of the character; a specifying unit that specifies a data size of a variable which increases/decreases depending on a drawing direction of each of the outlines, when the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090091575 - Method and apparatus for animating the dynamics of hair and similar objects: Animating strands (such as long hair), for movies, videos, etc. is accomplished using computer graphics by use of differential algebraic equations. Each strand is subject to simulation by defining its motion path, then evaluating dynamic forces acting on the strand. Collision detection with any objects is performed, and collision response... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090091576 - Interface platform: A system and method for presenting video/graphics images on a monitor requires a control unit, with a central processing unit (CPU), a system memory and a frame buffer that are mounted on a motherboard. It also includes a display module, without memory, that is remotely distanced from the control unit... Agent: Nydegger & Associates

20090091577 - Compression of multiple-sample-anti-aliasing title data in a graphics pipeline: Provided is a system for compressing multiple-sample-anti-aliasing (MSAA) tile data in a computer graphics pipeline. The system includes a plurality of pixels configured as a tile, where the tile has a plurality of samples of descriptor data for the pixels. Multiple graphics data processing units configured to receive the plurality... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090091578 - Adding secondary content to underutilized space on a display device: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for adding a secondary content to a display with underutilized space are provided. If a primary content, such as a movie, does not fill the entire display then the display includes underutilized space. The dimensions and location of underutilized space, if any, is determined using... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20090091579 - Image display apparatus, electronic device, portable terminal device, and method of displaying image: The present invention is applied to e.g. a liquid crystal display apparatus based on a multi-bit memory system. In the invention, input image data (SIG) is recorded in a memory part 62 in each pixel, and the grayscale is represented by time-division driving in accordance with the input image data... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20090091580 - Integrated circuit device and electronic instrument: An integrated circuit device having a display memory which stores data for at least one frame from among image information displayed in a display panel which has a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of data lines, the display memory including a plurality of wordlines, a plurality of bitlines,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090091581 - Combined object capturing system and display device and associated method: An combined object capturing system and display device and associated method are provided for capturing and measuring an object near a display device. The object capturing system may include at least one projection device for projecting a structured light pattern onto a surface of the object, at least one detection... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)

20090091582 - Multi-primary color display method and device: The object of the present invention is to provide a multi-primary color display method and device, which can achieve miniaturization and perform multi-primary color display with high definition and finer gradation without decreasing the time resolution. When displaying an image by four or more primary colors, a first image is... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090091583 - Apparatus and method for on-field virtual reality simulation of us football and other sports: An apparatus and method are disclosed for simulating United States football and other sports that are held on a playing field. The user stands in an area that at least approximates an actual playing field, and an apparatus incorporated into a football helmet or other headgear worn by the user... Agent: Russ Weinzimmer

20090091584 - Output device: This output device includes a read means which reads in image data of a first aspect ratio from an input port or from a medium. Moreover, this output device includes an image synthesis means which creates combined image data of a second aspect ratio by adding mask bands at the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090091585 - Screen enlargement/reduction device: A screen enlargement and reduction device includes: a coefficient calculation unit (2) for obtaining a coefficient corresponding to a pixel value of each pixel of an original image and storing the coefficient in a coefficient RAM (4) for each interpolation position set in accordance with an enlargement and reduction ratio... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20090091586 - Image display method, image display program, and image display apparatus: An image display method by which a presence of a variation in a color signal in video, a variation in brightness data in video, a bit rate of video reproduction, an audio signal, a variation in a bit rate of video reproduction, or caption data is checked, whereby it is... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090091587 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a first display plate, a first electrode and a second electrode disposed on the first display plate, a second display plate, a third electrode disposed on the second display plate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first display plate and the second display plate.... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090091588 - Liquid crystal driving method and circuit: In a liquid crystal driving method and circuit, a pixel of a display is driven from an initial pixel value associated with a previous frame to a target pixel value of a current frame by an overdrive gray value. The overdrive gray value is determined by an overdrive curve, the... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090091589 - Organic light-emitting element and display device: There is provided an organic light-emitting element comprising at least one light-emitting layer between a pair of electrodes formed on a substrate and at least two or more light emission center materials included in the light-emitting layer, and that the at least one or more light emission center materials include... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

  
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20090085829 - Display apparatus and method for compensating beam alignment: A display apparatus compensating the discrepancy of alignment of beams irradiated on one-dimensional diffraction type optical modulator is disclosed. A 1-panel display apparatus including: a plurality of monochromatic light sources irradiating illumination light beams having different wavelengths; an optical modulator receiving sequentially the illumination light beams and modulating the illumination... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20090085830 - Multiple video display device, screen forming program and computer readable recording medium: A dual-view liquid crystal display device (1) includes: screen scaling-down sections (32, 42) for forming child screens (11a, 12a), i.e., screens obtained by scaling down parent screens (11, 12); and screen combining sections (33, 34) for combining the child screens (12a, 11a) with the parent screens (11, 12), respectively. This... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090085828 - Projector and multiple projection control method of the projector: There is provided a projector including a projection control unit which controls a projection of a background window and computes location information of at least one projection window projected on the background window, a performance sensing unit which senses an object performance on the background window and the at least... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090085832 - Direct view 3d display and method: A method for three-dimensional viewing includes the following steps: providing first and second stereoscopic video component signals representative of a three-dimensional scene; providing first and second orthogonally oriented two-dimensional liquid crystal display panels, and respectively coupling the first and second video component signals to the first and second LCD panels... Agent: Martin Novack

20090085831 - Display device: A display device including a display element having a planar display face on which a plurality of pixels are arranged in a matrix shape and an optical element arranged in close contact with or in close proximity to at least a partial region of the planar display face and optically... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090085833 - Wearable display: A proposition is to provide a wearable display suitable for enjoying contents including images by plural users simultaneously. To realize the proposition, the wearable display provides an external output unit outputting a signal having the same contents as a signal input to a device to an external device, at an... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090085834 - Multi-primary color display and the manufacturing method thereof: A multi-primary color display has pixels, and each pixel includes at least four sub pixels which display red primary color, green primary color, blue primary color and cyan primary color, respectively. When the four primary colors are displayed to achieve white balance, their luminance ratios are: the relative luminance of... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090085839 - Plasma display apparatus: This invention is directed to a technique capable of achieving image quality improvement by the control of reset thinning drive (second drive) in a PDP drive control and of restricting or reducing the generation of hunting in ON/OFF control of the second drive and flickering of background luminance particularly in... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090085835 - Plasma display apparatus and method of driving the same: A plasma display apparatus and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including scan electrodes and sustain electrodes, a sensor unit for detecting a temperature or a peripheral temperature of the panel, and a scan driver for supplying reset signals... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090085838 - Plasma display device and method of driving plasma display panel: A plasma display device has a cumulative time measuring circuit for measuring the current-flow cumulative time, and a sustain electrode driving circuit. In the sustain electrode driving circuit, one field includes a plurality of subfields having an initializing period for initializing the discharge cells, an address period for selecting discharge... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090085837 - Plasma display panel and method of driving the same: A plasma display device driven during an address period and a sustain period includes a discharge cell defined by a scan electrode, a sustain electrode, and an address electrode, an addressing circuit for providing an address voltage to the address electrode, and an addressing compensation circuit for storing voltage corresponding... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090085836 - Plasma display, and driving method thereof: A three electrode plasma display device utilizing an auxiliary reset period and, during a sustain period, sustain pulses of variable widths. In the auxiliary reset period, a voltage at the scan electrode is gradually increased from a first voltage to a second voltage, and then gradually decreased from a third... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090085840 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A method for driving a plasma display including scan electrodes, address electrodes, sustain electrodes, and a plurality of discharge cells with one frame divided into a plurality of subfields. In the method, a voltage of the scan electrode is gradually increased from a second voltage to a third voltage while... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090085841 - Plasma display, controller therefor and driving method thereof: A plasma display, a controller therefor and a method of driving determines a total number of sustain pulses according to a screen load ratio, and allocates sustain pulses to each subfield according to a weight value of that subfield. A ratio of overlap sustain pulses to non-overlap sustain pulses is... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090085842 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel (PDP) and electrode drivers. The electrode drivers supply driving voltages to scan electrodes and sustain electrodes of the PDP through a connection circuit which includes a base film and electrode line groups electrically separated from one another. Electrodes from a first... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090085844 - Display device, driving method of the same and electronic apparatus using the same: A display device includes a pixel array section and a driving section. The pixel array section includes scanning lines arranged in rows, signal lines arranged in columns, and pixels arranged in a matrix. Each of the pixels includes at least a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, a holding capacitance, and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090085843 - Electronic device, manufacturing method of the same and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is an electronic device including, an active matrix region, a short-circuit line, electrostatic protection elements, and a light-shielding film.... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090085845 - Method and apparatus for driving led dot matrix: Provided are a method and apparatus for driving a Light Emitting Diode (LED) dot matrix. The apparatus includes a plurality of R, G and B LEDs, a clock multiplier generating R, G and B Pulse Width Modulation (PWM) clocks using an input system clock, and a column driver generating R,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090085846 - Image processing device and method performing motion compensation using motion estimation: An image processing device is provided. The image processing device includes a calculator and a controller. The calculator performs a block matching algorithm based on a difference between first image data of a macroblock and second image data of each of a plurality of blocks in a search range. The... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20090085848 - Liquid crystal display with color sensor on substrate: An exemplary liquid crystal display includes a substrate, a light source, and a color feedback system. The light source includes light emitting diodes. The color feedback system includes either one color sensor or plural color sensors. In one example, a single color sensor is disposed on the substrate and samples... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090085847 - Transmissive liquid crystal display device: In a transmissive liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel and a backlight, the liquid crystal panel contains pixels each divided into four subpixels, a red (R), a green (G), a blue (B), and a white (W) subpixel. The backlight is a white backlight emitting light with controllable... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090085849 - Fast overdriving method of lcd panel: A driving method for a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel is provided. The method comprises applying corresponding overdriving data for source data to the LCD panel at the beginning of a frame; applying black data to the LCD panel before the end of the frame, wherein the polarities of the... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20090085850 - Liquid crystal display device with ocb mode and method dividing one frame into two sub frames for driving same: A liquid crystal display device that operates in optically compensated bend mode includes a gate driving circuit, a data driving circuit, and pixel units. The gate driving circuit is configured for providing a gate signal to each of the pixel units. The data driving circuit is configured for providing a... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090085851 - Navigation for a non-traditionally shaped liquid crystal display for mobile handset devices: A method, apparatus, and electronic device for displaying data are disclosed. A non-rectangular addressable liquid crystal display 402 with a non-rectangular active area active matrix 334 may display an adjustable presentation of data. A display-integrated control key may control the presentation of data. A scrolling navigation control may scroll through... Agent: Prass LLP

20090085853 - Display substrate and liquid crystal display device having the same: A display substrate includes an insulation substrate, an (n)-th gate line, a data line, first and second source electrodes, first and second drain electrodes, a pixel electrode, a third drain electrode, and a storage line. The first source electrode overlaps a first portion of the (n)-th gate line and is... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090085854 - Display unit: The invention provides a display unit that has a display area and first and second photodetectors 10a and 10b on a substrate and outputs as a light intensity signal S a light intensity detected by the first and second photodetectors 10a and 10b. The first photodetector 10a includes a first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090085852 - Driving apparatus, system and method thereof: A driving apparatus, a system and a method thereof is provided by the present invention. The driving apparatus has at least an output terminal and includes a driving circuit and a control switch. The control switch is electrically coupled with the driving circuit. The driving circuit receives an input signal... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090085856 - Display device: An overdrive device corrects IN data by referring to a look-up table based on IN data, ODA data outputted from the look-up table, which is previous by one frame and ODB data outputted from the look-up table, which is previous by two frames.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090085855 - Liquid crystal display for reducing residual image phenomenon: A liquid crystal display includes a source driver, for generating a pixel data voltage, a gate driver, for generating a scanning signal voltage, and a plurality of pixel units. Each pixel unit includes a switch unit for delivering the pixel data voltage upon receiving the scanning signal voltage, a pixel... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090085857 - Liquid crystal display controller: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display controller device and method which provides for a full and/or partial display with good display quality and/or low power consumption based on the scanning period for an active scan line being dependent upon a number of reference clock pulses. Some embodiments of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090085858 - Driving circuit and related driving method of display panel: A driving circuit applied to a display panel includes a driving unit for generating a plurality of driving signals to drive a plurality of pixels in the display panel, and a plurality of multiplexers coupled to the driving unit and the plurality of pixels. Each multiplexer of the plurality of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090085861 - Backlight driver and liquid crystal display including the same: A backlight driver and a liquid crystal display (LCD) including the same, in which the backlight driver includes an interface unit enabled in response to a first carry signal, receiving serially provided optical data, and outputting a second carry signal; and a plurality of control units controlling one or more... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090085859 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus includes a display panel which includes a data pixel which is formed to a display area in which an image is displayed, and a dummy pixel which is formed to a non display area in which the image is not displayed, a light source unit which supplies... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090085860 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: In a method for driving a liquid crystal display, a plurality of first enabling pulses are transmitted to a first group of scan lines in a first period of a predetermined time, respectively. A plurality of second enabling pulses are transmitted to a second group of scan lines in a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090085862 - Video displaying apparatus: A video displaying apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel 3 that displays an input video signal, a backlight source 9 that applies light to the liquid crystal panel 3, an APL detecting part 6 that detects APL of the input video signal, and a control microcomputer 8 that variably controls... Agent: Day Pitney LLP

20090085865 - Device for underwater use and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a device for underwater use includes detecting a user-interaction with the electronic device based on signals received from an accelerometer, and performing an operation as a result of the user-interaction.... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20090085866 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes an input unit which has a display on which an image is displayed, a flexible sheet typed substrate, and a bending detection section which is arranged on a surface of the substrate to detect a bending deformation of the substrate, and a display control section... Agent: Reed Smith, LLP Attn: Patent Records Department

20090085864 - Method and system for gesture classification: The present invention is a method of identifying a user's gestures for use in an interactive game application. Videocamera images of the user are obtained, and feature point locations of a user's body are identified in the images. A similarity measure is used to compare the feature point locations in... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20090085863 - Motion based display management: A display manager is configured to handle the drawing of windows on one or more displays for an application differently based on detected motion information that is associated with a device. The display manager may not display windows for some applications while motion is detected, while the display manager may... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090085868 - Composite notebook: The present invention is a composite notebook, comprising a notebook main body, a controller, and wireless communication units thereon, wherein the controller comprises a switch unit, a touch screen, a keypad unit, a signal processing unit, and a power supply module. The controller respectively provides a joint operation mode when... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090085867 - Error-correction apparatus and method and 3d pointing device using the error-correction apparatus: An error-correction apparatus and method and a three-dimensional (3D) pointing device using the error-correction apparatus are provided. The error-correction apparatus includes a data-collection module which collects current data and calculates an actual variation in the current data; an estimation module which calculates an estimated data variation for the current data... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090085869 - Remote control pointing technology: Pointing device (2) comprising two light sources (X1,X2) symmetrically arranged along a first axis (X) and two light sources (Y1,Y2) symmetrically arranged along a second axis (Y) perpendicular to the first axis (X). The pointing device (2) is used in a system comprising a light detector (4) near a screen... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090085870 - Multimedia device: A multimedia device includes a display device, a storage device, an orientation sensor and a processing unit. The storage device has a plurality of programs, and each of which is capable of rendering of an operation interface on the display device. The orientation sensor is capable of detecting the disposed... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090085871 - Method and system for managing a multi-focus remote control session: A method and system for managing a multi-focus remote control session (RCS) within a computer system. A unique identifier (UserID) of each user and associated input devices are registered to the RCS. The users have shared concurrent control of a computer screen via the input devices. Responsive to selection of... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20090085872 - Tilt-wheel mouse circuit: A tilt-wheel mouse circuit is provided. Without adding more I/O pins, the tilt-wheel mouse circuit provides extra scrolling-left and scrolling-right functions through an external-extend circuit and firmware of a micro-controller within the tilt-wheel mouse circuit. It follows that the cost of the manufacturing of the tilt-wheel mouse is accordingly low... Agent: Wpat, PC

20090085873 - Sensory enhancement systems and methods in personal electronic devices: Disclosed are personal electronic devices (PEDs) having a sensory enhancement (SE) system for monitoring environmental conditions and detecting environmental events, for example but not limited to, changes in acoustic, thermal, optical, electromagnetic, chemical, dynamic, wireless, atmospheric, or biometric conditions. The detection of such events can be used to invoke a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090085874 - Touch screen device and character input method therein: A device, computer program product and method of inputting a character in a touch screen device, in which a touch area is partitioned into a plurality of array positions, and one or more letters are assigned to each of the partitioned array positions. The method comprises the steps of: partitioning... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090085875 - Input device: To enable Japanese character input and the like to be performed efficiently by a simple operation. An input device includes: a device body (111); a rotator (104) that rotates in a plane parallel to a predetermined plane of the device body (111); a section specification unit (131) that specifies a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090085883 - Antiseptic touch panel and a method thereof: wherein X is a hydrolyzable silicon functional group and R1 is an isocyanate group and Z is a quaternary ammonium salt group. The antiseptic touch panel of the present invention has a safe and persistent antiseptic effect because it has a plurality of silicon functional groups to promote the covalent... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy

20090085884 - Controller and medical treatment apparatus: A controller according to the present invention has a control portion. The control portion reads out a panel image that is previously stored in a panel image memory, displays the panel image on a liquid crystal monitor of a touch panel, inputs panel coordinates information that is from the touch... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090085881 - Detecting finger orientation on a touch-sensitive device: The determination of an orientation of a finger touching a touch-sensitive device is disclosed. In one embodiment, a computing device comprises a display screen configured to display an image to a user, and an intensity-sensitive touch-sensing input mechanism configured to detect one or more objects touching the display screen. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090085882 - Directional haptic effects for a handheld device: A handheld device includes at least two sections that are substantially mechanically isolated. Each section includes an actuator that generates haptic effects. The haptic effects generated by an actuator in one section are substantially isolated to that section so that, for example, directional haptic effects can be generated on the... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090085879 - Electronic device having rigid input surface with piezoelectric haptics and corresponding method: An electronic device and corresponding method provide haptic feedback to a user. The electronic device includes a rigid input surface, a piezoelectric element directly attached to the rigid input surface, sensors disposed adjacent to the rigid input surface for sensing when the user selects various portions of the rigid input... Agent: Prass LLP

20090085876 - Environment synchronized image manipulation: A system for interfacing with a user. The system includes a sensor, a controller, and a display. The sensor is configured to sense environmental conditions about the display and communicate the environmental conditions with the controller. The controller is configured to generate graphics and provide the graphics to the display.... Agent: Visteon/brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090085886 - Method and apparatus for performing view switching functions on handheld electronic device with touch screen: A method for performing a view switching function of a handheld device with a touch screen is provided. The handheld device has an LCD panel and a touch panel. The touch panel has a touch region larger than a display area of the LCD panel. The touch panel has a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090085887 - Method for determining pressed location of touch screen: A method for determining pressed locations of a touch screen, suitable for an electronic device having the touch screen, is provided. In the present method, coordinates and pressure values of m samples where the touch screen is pressed are detected. Then, the pressure values of those samples are compared to... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090085878 - Multi-touch device having dynamic haptic effects: A system for generating haptic effects senses at least two generally simultaneous touches on a touchscreen and, in response, generates a dynamic haptic effect.... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090085877 - Multi-touch interfaces for user authentication, partitioning, and external device control: Multi-touch interfaces allow user interaction with multiple points of contact to control external devices such as game consoles, authenticate users, partition the interface for multiple users, and so forth. The multi-touch interface may provide graphical representations that are manipulated by users through multiple points of contact to participate in games... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Wk Attn: Patent Docketing

20090085880 - Software flow control of rotary quad human machine interface: A rotary quad control interface that allows a vehicle driver to control several vehicle systems without focusing on the interface itself. The interface includes four touch pads disposed in four quadrants of the interface, an outer rotary dial positioned substantially at the center of the four touch pads and an... Agent: MillerIPGroup, PLC General Motors Corporation

20090085885 - Touch panel and manufacturing method thereof: A touch panel and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. The touch panel has a double-layered sensing pad structure or a single-layered sensing pad structure. In the double-layered sensing pad structure, the sensing pads in each layer have corresponding dummy sensing pads in the other layer for compensating the difference... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090085891 - Capacitive touch panel with low impedance: A capacitive touch panel and a display device using the capacitive touch panel are provided. The capacitive touch panel includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and a dielectric layer disposed between two layers. The first electrode layer has a plurality of first A electrode strings and first... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090085892 - Input device using touch panel: There is provided an input device using a touch panel allowing input operations to be performed without viewing an input surface. The input device includes a transparent capacitance-type touch panel (12) formed in the shape of a dome, and a liquid crystal panel (14a) disposed on the back side of... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090085889 - Portable communication device having a touch key: A portable communication device having a panel and a touch key with a touch sensor pad integrally attached to the panel is provided. More particularly, the portable communication device includes a panel, a printed circuit board, and a control unit, wherein the portable communication device includes one or more touch... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090085888 - Resistive multi-touch panel and detecting method thereof: The present invention provides a resistive multi-touch panel and its method that comprises a first touch panel module, a second touch panel module, at least one touch sensing device and at least one coordinate acquiring device. Therein, the first touch panel module includes a plurality of first planar resistors independently... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090085890 - Touch panel and touch panel manufacturing method: A first laminated body is formed by printing an electroluminescent layer that emits radiant light through the first substrate, as well as a first resistive film, upon a flexible and optically transparent first substrate including a principal surface that functions as an operable surface. A second laminated body is formed... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090085893 - Field-sequential display apparatus and display system capable of sensing pixel address: A field-sequential display apparatus and a display system which is capable of sensing pixel address are provided. The field-sequential display apparatus comprises a plurality of pixels, each of which is adapted to present a plurality of display states. The display states includes at least one colored light and an invisible... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090085894 - Multipoint nanostructure-film touch screen: A touch screen comprising at least one nanostructure film and capable of detecting multiple touches occurring at the same time at distinct locations in a plane of the touch screen is described. The touch screen may comprise a sensing layer, a driving layer and/or a shielding layer. At least one... Agent: Unidym

20090085898 - Data processing module for generating dithered data and method thereof: A data processing module for generating dithered data includes a data transforming unit and a dithering unit, wherein the data transforming unit is utilized to transform input data into transformed data containing predetermined data, and the dithering unit is utilized to perform a dithering process on the transformed data to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090085897 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes a version detecting unit that detects a version of data about a subject, a control unit that compares at least a part of the version of the data about the subject detected by the version detecting unit with at least a part of a software... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20090085896 - Image encoding device, image processing device, image display device, image encoding method, and image processing method: An image encoding device includes a dynamic range generator for outputting dynamic range data Dd1 of block image data Dc1, an average value generator for outputting average value data De1 of the block image data Dc1, a number-of-pixel reducing unit 20 for decreasing number of pixels of the block image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090085895 - Image generating system having primary and auxiliary display: An image generating system with a primary display and an auxiliary display, the system comprising a display, the display comprising a primary display area and an auxiliary display area disposed at least partially inside a boundary of the primary display area, the primary display area being in an on condition... Agent: Gateway, Inc. Attn: Patent Attorney

20090085900 - Apparatus for the display of embedded information: An apparatus for the electronic display of information, where the apparatus is a substrate incorporating a digital recording medium attached to or embedded within the substrate. The substrate further includes a flexible-substrate display located on an exposed surface of the substrate, where the display is a medium capable of selectively... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20090085899 - Capacitive load driving circuit and plasma display panel: A scan driving circuit includes: a shift register section receiving a scan data signal and a scan clock signal; a plurality of pulse width control circuits each receiving an output signal from the shift register section and a negative pulse width control signal to output a signal whose pulse width... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090085902 - Active matrix liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: In one embodiment of the present invention, on each source bus line, an electric charge escaping transistor is provided having the same polarity as a pixel transistor and having a gate to which a turn-off voltage signal of the pixel transistor is supplied. When an active matrix liquid crystal display... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090085904 - Active-matrix electronic display comprising diode based matrix driving circuit: An active-matrix electronic display including a switching circuit for each pixel to control the optical state of the display. The switching circuit includes at least one diode and at least one load impedance for each circuit. The front plane electrode of the display may be unpatterned over a significant portion... Agent: Venable LLP

20090085903 - Display device, driving method of the same and electronic apparatus using the same: A display device includes a pixel array section and a driving section. The pixel array section includes scanning lines arranged in rows, signal lines arranged in columns, and pixels arranged in a matrix. Each of the pixels includes at least a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, a holding capacitance, and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090085901 - Light emitting diode driver providing current and power control: As apparatus for controlling operating parameters for a light emitting diode (LED). A driver receives an input voltage from a voltage source and a control signal. The driver provides a driver output current to the LED based on the control signal. The LED has an LED voltage as a function... Agent: Osram Sylvania Inc

20090085905 - Gamma-voltage generation device and liquid crystal display device: The present invention relates to a Gamma-voltage generation device and a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) device, wherein the Gamma-voltage generation device comprises: a voltage series generation unit for generating a plurality of groups of voltage series; and a multi-path selection unit for selecting one voltage value from each group of... Agent: Ladas & Parry

20090085906 - Power circuit and liquid crystal display using same: An exemplary power circuit includes a first rectifying and filtering circuit, a power factor correction (PFC) circuit, an inverter circuit and a second rectifying and filtering circuit. The first rectifying and filtering circuit receives an AC voltage and transforms the AC voltage to a first DC voltage. The power factor... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090085907 - Driving method for driver integrated circuit: The present invention relates to a driving method for a driver IC, comprising: detecting a polarity of a gate line being driven; when the polarity changes, the driver integrated circuit drives the gate line with a first mode signal; when the polarity does not change, the driver integrated circuit drives... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090085908 - Driving circuit for light-emitting device and display apparatus: A driving circuit for a light-emitting device outputs a drive current from an output terminal to the light-emitting device in accordance with a signal current input from an input terminal. The driving circuit includes a drive transistor, a capacitor connected between a gate and a source of the driving transistor,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090085909 - Electro-wetting display device: An exemplary electro-wetting display (EWD) device (30) includes: a first substrate (31); a second substrate (38) parallel to the first substrate; partition walls (34) arranged in a lattice on the second substrate thereby defining a plurality of pixel regions (P); a first fluid (35); and a second fluid (36). The... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090085912 - Full-color anaglyph three-dimensional display: Methods and systems for displaying full-color three-dimensional imagery are provided. A first color set, having a first color spectrum, is defined to include a first set of LEDs. The first color set is assigned to a first color-coded image perspective. A second color set, having a second color spectrum, is... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090085910 - Method and apparatus for creating a composite image: A method of rendering a computer generated 3D scene integrated with a base image, the method comprising loading a base image, such as a photograph, and a computer generated 3D scene or model. The base image is displayed on a monitor, and in one embodiment the calibration of the camera... Agent: Simon Kahn - Pyi Tech, Ltd. C/o Landonip, Inc

20090085911 - Navigation system for a 3d virtual scene: A navigation system for navigating a three-dimensional (3D) scene that includes a model or object with which a user can interact. The system accommodates and helps both novice and advanced users. To do this, the system provides safe navigation features including tool clustering, orientation indicators in the scene, slider indicating... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090085913 - Road shape estimating device: Roadside three-dimensional objects arranged along the road at irregular intervals are used to accurately estimate a shape of the road. A three-dimensional object extractor extracts a three-dimensional object existing in an image captured by an image pickup device. A feature point extractor extracts a feature point from the three-dimensional object... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20090085914 - No-reference video quality model: Methods and apparatus relating to video analysis are described. In an embodiment, a method comprises determining desirable features of the video content values, determining undesirable features of the video content values, constructing a quality model using the desirable features and the undesirable features, and storing the quality model in a... Agent: Caven & Aghevli LLC C/o Cpa Global

20090085915 - Geospatial modeling system providing user-selectable building shape options and related methods: A geospatial modeling system may include a geospatial model data storage device, a user input device, and a display. A processor may be included for cooperating with the geospatial model data storage device, the user input device and the display for displaying a geospatial model data set on the display... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090085916 - Method and apparatus for performing non service affecting software upgrades in place: The invention includes a method and apparatus for upgrading software represented as a graph, where the graph has a plurality of states and a plurality of state transitions and tokens traverse the graph executing functions. A method includes identifying a target region of the graph, obtaining a new region for... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20090085917 - Variable and event association on a display: A method is provided for associating a variable and an event on a display. The variable is displayed relative to a time period on the display, resulting in a graph of the variable. A user input is received indicating a portion of the time period. A determination is made if... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc/sr

20090085918 - Method and device for creating movies from still image data: A method and device for creating movies from still image data in which effects applied in creating the movie are randomly selected to create a novel movie experience each time a movie is created. The movie making method may permit the creation of genre specific movie scenes or whole movies.... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090085920 - Application programming interface for providing native and non-native display utility: Methods for controlling complementary dual displays for use with an electronic device are presented including: receiving an input for display on a non-native display, where the input includes a native user interface (UI) input and a non-native UI input, and where the non-native display is a bistable, low frame rate... Agent: Kali Law Group, P. C

20090085919 - System and method of mapping shader variables into physical registers: The present disclosure includes system and method of mapping shader variables into physical registers. In an embodiment, a graphics processing unit (GPU) and a memory coupled to the GPU are disclosed. The memory includes a processor readable data file that has a register file portion. The register file portion has... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090085921 - Populate web-based content based on space availability: A method, system and computer usable medium are disclosed for managing the display of content elements within a predetermined display area of a user interface. Content requests are submitted from a browser to a content server. In response, the content server acquires candidate content elements for display within the browser.... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP IBM Rsw

20090085922 - Display device modulation system: Arrangements and methods are provided that modulate various display device outputs in response to detected changes in environmental conditions affecting a display screen. The arrangement responds to changing environments to maximize the quality of the display. A sensor that is responsive to the changing environment, such as changes in ambient... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20090085923 - Road image creation system: A road image generating system which films road surfaces via an optical system mounted on a vehicle and generates road images by synthesizing the display contents of particular pixels in the road surface images obtained, and in which the display contents of multiple pixels obtained by filming of the same... Agent: Matthew K. Ryan Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20090085924 - Device, system and method of data conversion for wide gamut displays: A method and system for converting color image data (data outputting from element 202) from a, for example, three-dimensional color space format to a format usable by an n-primary display (206), wherein n is greater than or equal to 3. The system (converter 204) may define a two-dimensional sub-space having... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090085925 - Dithering mask and method of forming the same: A method of forming a dithering mask includes providing a specific sub-dithering mask, and generating a plurality of sub-dithering masks of the dithering mask by adjusting the specific sub-dithering mask. The dithering mask generated by the method includes a plurality of sub-dithering masks, each sub-dithering mask includes (4N)×(4N) dithering values,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090085926 - System and method for converting rgb to rgbw color using white value extraction: A system and method of converting a red-green-blue (RGB) pixel to a red-green-blue-white (RGBW) pixel by using a W value extraction, the RGB-to-RGBW converting system including: a lookup table generator to generate an RGBW lookup table using one or more RGB lattice points; and an RGBW value computation unit to... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090085927 - Liquid display device driving method: The present invention directs to a liquid crystal display device driving method, comprising: compensating data line input voltages according to gate line numbers in which respective TFTs of a liquid crystal panel exist, and outputting the compensated data line input voltage to the liquid crystal panel. The present invention firstly... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090085928 - Antialiasing using multiple display heads of a graphics processor: Multiple display heads of a single graphics processor are exploited to perform antialiasing and other processing tasks. In one embodiment, two display heads of the same graphics processor are coupled to each other in a master/slave configuration via a pixel transfer path. The “master” display head receives pixels from the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090085929 - Hdr displays and control systems therefor: A display has a screen which incorporates a light modulator. The screen may be a front projection screen or a rear-projection screen. Elements of the light modulator may be controlled to adjust the intensity of light emanating from corresponding areas on the screen. The display may provide a high dynamic... Agent: Dolby Labratories Inc.

20090085931 - Method for viewing image: A method for viewing an image is provided. The method is suitable for viewing an image displayed on a display by using an input device to directly touch the display. The method includes steps of receiving a static motion made by the input device on the display, determining a motion-temporal-still... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090085930 - Writing control system: A writing control system includes a display holding medium, a reading unit, an identifying unit, a control unit and a writing unit. The display holding medium includes a display section capable of displaying and holding an image in a no-power state and a storage section having a storage area for... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090085932 - Image processing apparatus, image processing system, image processing method, and computer-readable medium: An image processing apparatus includes a receiving unit, an image-element group determining unit and a shape changing unit. The receiving unit receives (1) a command to form a blank space and (ii) information specifying a position where the blank space is to be formed in a drawing space for displaying... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090085933 - Image processing method: An image processing method is provided. The image processing method is used for using a stream of drawing as an input on an image displayed on a display. The image processing method includes steps of identifying the input as a non-closed region input and performing an image rotation operation.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090085935 - Storage medium storing image processing program and image processing apparatus: An image is placed, based on a predetermined designation input, on a predetermined placement position in relation to a display area, and displayed. The image is enlarged and reduced in accordance with an enlargement ratio of the image, and an area within which the placement position can be set is... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090085934 - Visualization system(s) and method(s) for preserving or augmenting resolution and data associated with zooming or paning in an industrial automation environment: A visualization system that preserves, augments or increases resolution of images within an industrial automation environment is provided. A reference component identifies, determines, or maps level of zooming or panning in connection with an image within an industrial automation environment, the image data located at a first source. A resolution... Agent: Amin Turocy & Calvin, LLP Attention: Heather Holmes

20090085936 - Image processing method: An image processing method is provided. The image processing method is applicable to a display having a stream of drawing as an input for selecting at least a portion of an image thereon as a selected image region. The method includes steps of identifying the input as a closed region... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090085937 - Shared buffer display panel drive methods and systems: Methods of driving source lines and/or circuits/systems for driving source lines are provided. Source lines of a display device are driven by comparing first data for driving a first buffer associated with a first source line of the display device and second data for driving a second buffer associated with... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

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