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20090135089 - In-vehicle display apparatus: The present invention provides an in-vehicle display apparatus including a switching button 151 that switches between a single display mode displaying the same images on the basis of a single image source on first and second screens, and a dual display mode displaying D-seat and P-seat images on the basis... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090135090 - Method for processing 3 dimensional image and apparatus thereof: A method and apparatus for processing a 3-dimensional (3D) are provided. The image apparatus includes a plurality of displays, an image processing unit which processes the 3D image by varying at least one of a resolution, clearness and position of the 3D image, and a control unit which controls the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090135091 - Historic information presentation system: An information presentation system and process may create the impression in the mind of a person viewing a real scene that the real scene contains a feature that is not in the real scene at the time the real scene is being viewed by the person. The system may include... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090135092 - In-vehicle information display apparatus: An in-vehicle information display apparatus including a virtual image generator that projects a virtual image on a windshield of a vehicle. The virtual image generator projects the virtual image on a windshield in at least one of the following projection modes: a first projection mode and a second projection mode.... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20090135093 - Emergency provision when using a large display: The present embodiments relates to a large display for the representation of medical images. The large display comprises at least a first and a second zone which can be controlled and operated independently of each other. Furthermore, an image configuration is provided which describes the representation on the large display... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090135094 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: A plasma display device capable of realizing an interlace drive in one line display and an interlace drive in two lines display by switching thereof without deteriorating display quality, is provided. The interlace drive in one line display and the interlace drive in two lines display are realized such that:... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090135095 - Flat display device: Provided is a technology for improving heat dissipating performance in a mounting structure of a driver IC chip and a driver module in a flat display device. The plasma display device is provided with a panel (PDP) (74); a structure of a chassis section (73) arranged close to the rear... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090135096 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a plasma display panel and a chassis base for supporting the plasma display panel, the chassis base having an edge. A printed circuit board assembly is on the chassis base, a flexible printed circuit electrically connects electrodes of the plasma display panel to the printed... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090135099 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A plasma display device and a driving method thereof includes a controller configured to receive an input image signal, to generate address, scan and sustain control signals, and to divide one frame into a plurality of sub-field. The controller checks sub-fields in which address power consumption exceeds a reference value... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090135100 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A method of driving a frame of plasma display device having a first electrode, a second electrode, and an address electrode, the method including gradually decreasing a voltage of the second electrode from a second voltage to a third voltage and, while decreasing the voltage of the second electrode, supplying... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090135101 - Plasma display panel: A shielding film is partially formed so as to shield light emission of a reset discharge, whereby it becomes possible to reduce a black luminance while keeping a display luminance by the reset discharge and a stability of driving. A plasma display panel includes a front-side substrate in which, by... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090135098 - Plasma display panel and driving method thereof: Disclosed is a PDP driving method having a misfiring erase period between reset and address periods. Large amounts of positive and negative charges are respectively formed on scan and sustain electrodes because of an unstable reset operation in the reset period. Because of the charges, discharging can occur between the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090135097 - Plasma display panel device: s

20090135111 - Display apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a pixel array section including a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in a matrix and each including a driving transistor for producing driving current, a storage capacitor for storing information of a image signal amplitude, an electro-optical element connected to an output terminal... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090135112 - Display apparatus and fabrication method and fabrication apparatus for the same: A display apparatus includes: a pixel array section including a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in rows and columns and each including a driving transistor configured to produce driving current, a storage capacitor configured to store information in accordance with a signal amplitude of an image signal, an electro-optical element... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090135110 - Display apparatus and integrated circuit: A display apparatus includes: an image display unit including plural electro-optic elements and plural pixel drive circuits, which elements and circuits being arranged two-dimensionally in row and column directions; a first power supplying line for supplying first potential to the image display unit; plural data lines severally connected to columns... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090135113 - Electro luminescent display panel and electronic apparatus: An EL display panel having a pixel structure corresponding to an active-matrix drive system, the EL display panel including a current supply line configured to be connected to a plurality of pixel circuits in common, line width of an intersection part of the current supply line with a signal line... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090135105 - Light-emitting element and display apparatus using the same: A light-emitting element comprises an auxiliary electrode provided on a substrate; an insulating layer provided on the auxiliary electrode; a first electrode supported by the insulating layer; a carrier injection layer made of an organic conductive material having carrier injecting property, and making contact with the first electrode; a light... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090135109 - Organic el element, organic el display device, and methods of manufacturing the same: In an organic EL element having a transparent conductive electrode and a cathode opposed to the transparent conductive electrode, the cathode includes a film of a rare earth element that can be sputtered. The film of the rare earth element having a low work function, for example, a LaB6 film,... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090135102 - Organic light emitting device: An organic light emitting device includes a substrate having a plurality of pixels, with each pixel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel includes an emission area, the emission area including a first electrode, a second electrode and an emitting layer. Scan, data, and power supply lines are provided to... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090135103 - Organic light emitting device: An organic light emitting device includes a substrate having a plurality of pixels, with each pixel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel includes an emission area that contains a first electrode, a second electrode, and an emitting layer. The emitting layer of at least one sub-pixel includes a phosphorescence... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090135104 - Organic light emitting device: An organic light emitting device includes a substrate having a plurality of pixels, each pixel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel includes an emission area that has a first electrode, a second electrode and an emitting layer, with the emitting layer of at least one sub-pixel includes a phosphorescence... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090135107 - Organic light emitting display: A pixel circuit for an organic light emitting display is disclosed. The pixel uses both current and voltage driving methods. A voltage based on an input current and on an input voltage is stored, and current for an organic light emitting diode is generated based on the stored current.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090135106 - Organic light emitting display and driving method for the same: An organic light emitting display and a driving method for the same for preventing picture playback disruption during the playback of a moving picture. An organic light emitting display includes: a display region including a plurality of pixels for displaying an image; a frame memory for storing image signals of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090135108 - Sample-and-hold display with impulse backlight: An apparatus includes a sample-and-hold display with a plurality of transmissive aperture holes, and an electroluminescent backlight source with a plurality of delimited emissive areas. A dedicated delimited emissive area is associated to each transmissive aperture hole of the sample-and-hold display. A display control component updates the sample-and-hold display with... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090135114 - Electroluminescent display with interleaved 3t1c compensation: A method of compensating for changes in the characteristics of transistors and EL devices in an EL display, includes providing an EL display having a two-dimensional array of EL devices arranged in rows and columns, wherein each EL device is driven by a drive circuit in response to a drive... Agent: Frank Pincelli, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20090135115 - Electronic device: An electronic device is provided which can appropriately adjust the brightness of a display apparatus in accordance with the lightness of visible light by preventing UV-light from being incident upon an optical sensor. An electronic device having, in a housing, a display apparatus (1) that includes an active matrix substrate... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090135117 - Array substrate of liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the array substrate: An array substrate of a liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a method of manufacturing the array substrate area disclosed. An array substrate of an LCD device includes an insulation substrate, a gate line, a data line, a thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090135116 - Gamma reference voltage generating device and gamma voltage generating device: A gamma reference voltage generating device and a gamma voltage generating device are provided herein. The gamma reference voltage generating device includes a reference voltage source and a selector. The reference voltage source has a first terminal and a second terminal respectively coupled to a first adjustable voltage and a... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090135119 - Light emitting device and display device having the same: A light emitting device and a display device using the light emitting device as a light source and including a panel assembly. The panel assembly has a gate lines for transferring gate signals, data lines for transferring data signals, and pixels at crossing regions of the gate lines and the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090135118 - Liquid crystal display device: Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display device having a pixel electrode in a shape of comb teeth, the pixel electrode including a plurality of comb tooth electrodes arranged in one direction, and having a reflective display section and a transmissive display section in each pixel, wherein the pixel electrode... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20090135120 - Color filter ink, color filter, image display device, and electronic device: A color filter ink according to the first aspect is adapted to be used to manufacture a color filter by an inkjet method, the color filter ink comprising. The color filter ink includes a pigment, a solvent, a dispersing agent and a curable resin material. The dispersing agent includes an... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20090135121 - Driving circuit and related method of a display apparatus: A driving circuit includes a data driving circuit, including a plurality of driving circuit modules respectively corresponding to a plurality of channels; and a control unit, positioned in at least one circuit sub-module of each driving circuit module of the plurality of driving circuit module. When the control unit is... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090135122 - Liquid crystal display and pre-charging method thereof: A liquid crystal display and a pre-charging method thereof for pre-charging data lines using a ESD circuit to simplify a circuit configuration are provided. In the method, video lines receiving video signals are floated in a pre-charge interval of time. A pre-charge voltage is supplied to the video lines floated... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135124 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device 100 has a matrix arrangement of pixels which are formed by a liquid crystal layer, display electrodes disposed across the liquid crystal layer, and a counter electrode made of a transparent material and represents a tone (gray scale level) per pixel by applying a drive... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.

20090135123 - Method for driving liquid crystal display apparatus: In one embodiment of the present invention, when a still image is displayed, applied voltages respectively corresponding to a total of n (n being an integer of not less than 4) types of gradation 0 to (n−1) are outputted to pixels. When a moving image is displayed, an applied voltage... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090135125 - Liquid crystal display device: A LCD device adapted to reduce data lines and prevent the deterioration of picture quality characteristics. The LCD device includes: a substrate defined into a plurality of pixels; a plurality of data lines arranged in a first direction on the substrate to divide the pixels in twos; a plurality of... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090135128 - Backlight unit assembly and liquid crystal display having the same: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a backlight unit assembly is provided with a lamp and a light emitting diode (LED) periodically turned on and off, and a liquid crystal display having the backlight unit assembly. A light source is configured with both the lamp and the LED,... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090135127 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device including: a panel assembly including a plurality of gate lines for transmitting a plurality of gate signals and a plurality of data lines for transmitting a plurality of data signals; a backlight unit including a plurality of scan lines for transmitting a plurality of scan signals and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090135126 - Liquid crystal display device: Provided are data lines, scanning lines crossing the data lines, and a switching element in vicinity of each intersection of the data lines and the scanning lines, the data lines being connected via the switching elements with pixel electrodes arranged in matrix. Direct-type backlights arranged in parallel with the scanning... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090135129 - Method, device and system for multi-color sequential lcd panel: A sequential color LCD device for displaying a color image using at least four different primary colors, with back illumination system comprising of at least three color LEDs. The device is capable of activating at least two color LEDs simultaneously, thus obtaining additional display colors. A method is disclosed for... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090135131 - Display: A display including a first substrate, a first electrode, a second substrate, a second electrode, and a mixed solution is provided. The first electrode is disposed on the first substrate, and the second electrode is disposed on the second substrate. In addition, the mixed solution is disposed between the first... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090135130 - Electrophoretic sheet, electrophoretic display device including the same, and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing an electrophoretic sheet includes forming a first adhesive layer on a first release sheet, forming a second adhesive layer on a second release sheet, forming an electrophoretic layer on one side of the first adhesive layer, and coupling the electrophoretic layer to the second adhesive layer.... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090135133 - 3d motion control system and method: There is disclosed a control system which may included a seat having a pelvis angle sensor to provide positional information indicative of an operator's pelvis angle in a frontal plane. The positional information provided by the pelvis angle sensor may be used to control, at least in part, a device.... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20090135134 - Education method and system including at least one user interface: An education method and system including a user interface. The user interface may illustrate a portion of the human anatomy that may be viewed in three dimensions. The user interface and method may also provide for selecting training modules, inputting student names, access codes, and tracking pre- and/or post-training student... Agent: The Procter & Gamble Company Global Legal Department - Ip

20090135132 - Electronic display system to show large size visual content on a small size display device:

20090135135 - Recording and reproducing apparatus: A recording and reproducing apparatus includes: a recording means for storing a plurality of images in groups; a display means for displaying images stored in the recording means; a detecting means for detecting a part of a human body or an object in a predetermined form; and a display switching... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090135137 - Data input method: The inventive method relates to information input means and can be used for inputting a wide data spectrum by using a handler. The invention makes it possible to increase the number of the handler displacement modes which are determined for ensuring a data input and correspond to the variants of... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20090135139 - Integrated input and display device for a mobile computer: A device and system are disclosed. In one embodiment the device comprises a primary display unit, a base unit coupled to the primary display unit, and a touch-sensitive secondary display unit, coupled to the base unit, operable to receive input from a user and display information for the user.... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate

20090135136 - Magnetic re-centering mechanism for a capacitive input device: Various embodiments provide an enhanced mobile computing experience by providing an input device in a mobile electronic device that is configured to accurately and quickly re-center a button or other user interface while providing a sensation of enhanced tactile feedback to a user. The biasing force of a magnetic re-centering... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090135138 - Storage medium having input processing program stored thereon and input processing device: An input processing device comprises a display screen and a pointing device for inputting corresponding 2-dimensional coordinates on the display screen. A 3-dimensional space is displayed on the display screen and the 2-dimensional coordinates inputted from the pointing device are detected. Next, shift amounts, per unit of time, of the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090135141 - Mouse with in-the-air positioning function and computer device using the same: A mouse with coordinate and suspension positioning functions, which receives a directional light produced by an external illuminator. A second image sensor receives and converts the directional light into an electrical signal, and accordingly produces a directional image corresponding to the directional light. A second memory stores the directional image.... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090135140 - System and method for accurate lift-detection of an input device: Various systems and methods are employed for lift-detection. Beam triangulation can be used, and in one embodiment, an optical lift detection module is separate from the optical tracking module. In one embodiment, a capacitive lift detection technique is used. A capacitor is built into the bottom case of the mouse.... Agent: The Law Office Of Deepti Panchawagh - Jain

20090135143 - Character input method and electronic device using the same: A character input method and an electronic device. According to the character input method, if a plurality of characters are input together by a user substantially simultaneously, the electronic device may recognize that the user desires to input a character other than the plurality of characters. Therefore, it is possible... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090135142 - Data entry device and method: A method of entering data into an electronic device (110, 210) includes touching (902, 912) with continual pressure a touch input region (114). Feedback is received (904, 914, 916, 920, 922) indicating a plurality of input possibilities for selection, wherein the touch is released (906, 924) in response to the... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090135144 - Electronic device and input module thereof: An input module for an electronic device includes a key and a touch sensing unit. The touch sensing unit includes a substrate, a sensing circuit, and a conductive member protruding from the substrate. The conductive member has a connection portion and a sensing portion. The connection portion is electronically connected... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135149 - Display apparatus with coordinate input unit: A display apparatus includes a touch panel provided overlapped on a display screen, a touch pen allowing switching of degree of smoothness of a pen tip portion in a plurality of levels and a controller causing, when the tip end of the touch pen touches the touch panel, a prescribed... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090135153 - Display system, display device, and program: A display system having an input device that communicates with a display device. The input device being able to: detect a track of points of contact between the input device and the display surface; write the track data to a memory; and send the track data to the display device.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090135152 - Gesture detection on a touchpad: A gesture detection on a touchpad includes detecting whether any object touches on the touchpad, and if any object is detected on the touchpad, further detecting whether more object touches on the touchpad, by which it may determine a gesture function to start a default function, such as drag an... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090135154 - Handheld device and operating method thereof: The invention provides a handheld device comprising an electronic paper, a control module and a touch module. When the handheld device is under a first input mode, the control module controls the electronic paper to show a first input image. Additionally, when the handheld device is under a second input... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090135151 - High transmittance touch panel: A touch panel includes: a transparent substrate; and a transparent multi-layered structure disposed on the substrate and including transparent inner and outer anti-reflection layers and a transparent touch control layer that is sandwiched between the inner and outer anti-reflection layers and that is made from an electrically conductive material. The... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090135147 - Input method and content displaying method for an electronic device, and applications thereof: In an input method and an input system for an electronic device, an electronic device having input functionality and content displaying functionality, and a content displaying method and a displaying system for an electronic device, the electronic device is provided with a sensing screen, and the input method includes the... Agent: Ladas & Parry

20090135155 - Panel switch device: A panel switch device for use in a load control system, which includes the panel switch device serving to monitor a pressing operation of icons of loads having individual addresses allocated thereto and output to a signal line a transmission signal including operation information and address information obtained by the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090135148 - Proximity sensing by actively driving interested objects: A touchpad that includes the ability to send a signal along an electrode to a user, wherein the user is then visible to the touchpad without having to touch the surface of the touchpad, and wherein different signals can be transmitted simultaneously to different users so that the different users... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20090135145 - Tactile touch screen for electronic device: An electronic device includes a base and a touch screen display connected to the base and movable relative thereto. The touch screen display includes a display device and a touch-sensitive input surface overlying the display device. The electronic device includes a feedback mechanism including a switch moveable relative to the... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090135146 - Touch screen with resistive electrode: A touch screen includes a resistive layer made from conductive ink and overlying at least a portion of a substrate. The resistive layer has a sheet resistance of 1,000-5,000 Ω/ In one embodiment of the invention, the touch screen is transparent. The touch screen also includes a patterned conductive layer... Agent: Paul F. Wille Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090135150 - Touch-sensitive sheet member, input device and electronic apparatus: A touch-sensitive sheet member contains a first raw material member having predetermined hardness and a second raw material member that presents sense of touch. The second raw material member is disposed in the first raw material member. The second raw material member has hardness different from the hardness of the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090135157 - Capacitive sensing input device with reduced sensitivity to humidity and condensation: A capacitive sensing input device particularly well adapted for use in electronic devices such as portable computers, PDA's, cell phones, MP3 players and the like is disclosed that has reduced sensitivity to humidity and condensation. One or more fixed potential or ground conductors are placed between a sense electrode and... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090135160 - Capacitive type touch panel: A capacitive type touch panel includes: a transparent substrate; and a transparent touch control unit disposed on the substrate and including a plurality of spaced apart transparent key pads that are made from a transparent electrically conductive material, and a transparent electrically conductive reference potential member that is associated operatively... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090135161 - Panel-type input device and electronic apparatus having the same: A panel-type input device including a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate and an intermediate layer fixing the first electrode plate to the second electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive coat on the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090135159 - Touch panel assembly: A touch panel assembly includes: a transparent front cover adapted to cover a screen of a display; and a touch control unit including a transparent multi-layered structure deposited on the transparent front cover. The multi-layered structure defines a plurality of transparent sensor areas, each of which is operable to sense... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20090135158 - Touch screen apparatus: There is provided a touch screen apparatus capable of detecting the presence a touch action and a position in a touch region depending on a change in electrical energy of one node of a touch sensor. A touch screen apparatus according to the present invention includes a plurality of pixels... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090135156 - Touch sensor for a display screen of an electronic device: A touch sensor for mounting over a display screen of an electronic device is provided. The touch sensor includes: an elongate input pad formed in a layer of transparent conductive material on a transparent substrate, the input pad tapering from a broad end to a narrow end to provide an... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090135162 - System and method for detecting the location, size and shape of multiple objects that interact with a touch screen display: A system, method and apparatus is disclosed for detecting the location, size and shape of an object, or multiple objects, placed on a plane within the touch sensor boundaries of a touch screen (10).... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090135163 - System for digitizing freehand graphics on a printed surface: A system for digitizing a freehand graphic. The system comprises: a base including a surface; a position-coding pattern printed on the surface and detectable by an optical sensor; a first area of the surface; and a second area of the surface. The system further comprises a drawing device including an... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090135164 - Pointing apparatus capable of providing haptic feedback, and haptic interaction system and method using the same: Provided are a pointing apparatus capable of providing haptic feedback, and a haptic interaction system and method using the same. The pointing apparatus includes a wireless communication unit, a controller, and a haptic stimulator. The wireless communication unit receives an event including haptic output information through wireless communication with the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090135165 - Current driver device: The present invention provides a current-driven driver device capable of current writing at high speed even when a parasitic capacitance exists in a circuit to be driven. Each of current driver circuits includes a first current source for supplying a data current of a current value corresponding to a data... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC

20090135166 - Display apparatus and fabrication method and fabrication apparatus for the same: A pixel array section includes a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in a matrix and each including a driving transistor, a storage capacitor, an electro-optical element, and a sampling transistor. Each pixel circuit includes a pixel divided into a plurality of divisional pixels for each of which an electro-optical element... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090135167 - Display device and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display device including a first light sensor unit configured to include a light-receiving element and detect intensity of ambient light to a display area; a second light sensor unit configured to include a light-receiving element and be provided with an infrared filter disposed on an optical... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090135168 - Circuit for driving light-emitting element, and cellular phone: A light-emitting element driving circuit is installed on a second substrate, which is connected via a signal line to a first substrate, on which is mounted a CPU configured to generate an LED drive control signal. The light-emitting element driving circuit includes a pulse generation unit configured to start and... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090135169 - Driver for displaying display data and display device using the driver: A driver includes a plurality of output portions; and an output switching control portion. The plurality of output portions is synchronized with a shift pulse signal. The shift pulse signal indicates one specification shift pulse signal among a plurality of specification shift pulse signals. The plurality of specification shift pulse... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090135170 - Display device: A display device capable of driving at low power consumption is provided. In a display device (1) for displaying images by supplying voltages on the sub-pixel electrode (Ep) and the common electrode (Ecom), the display device (1) includes a voltage selection circuit (102) for receiving first and second refresh voltages... Agent: Venable LLP

20090135171 - Voltage generating system: A voltage generating system applied to a display driving apparatus is disclosed, which is capable of changing a time point at which a signal of a pixel electrode and a signal of a common electrode perform polarity inversion, so as to adjust the frequency of an AC common voltage dynamically.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090135173 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving liquid crystal display: In a liquid crystal display that generates a drive voltage based on input image data corresponding to an image, and applies the drive voltage to a liquid crystal pixel, thereby displaying the image, a plurality of sub-frame data for displaying a plurality of sub-frames are generated. On this occasion, a... Agent: Yokoi & Company U.s.a., Inc.

20090135172 - Plasma display device and plasma-display-panel driving method: In a plasma-display-panel driving method, a field period is divided into a plurality of sub fields, each of which has an address period for allowing discharge cells to selectively generate an address discharge and a sustain period for allowing the discharge cells having generated the address discharge to generate a... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090135174 - Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus: The present invention provides a display apparatus, includes: a pixel array section; and a driving section; the pixel array section including a plurality of scanning lines extending along the direction of a row, a plurality of signal lines extending along the direction of a column, and a plurality of pixels... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090135178 - Method and system for constructing virtual space: A system, method and computer program product for constructing virtual space. The system includes an image processing unit for processing images, a data receiving unit for receiving data over a network, an image acquisition unit for obtaining image information from an image database, a control unit for obtaining the image... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20090135179 - Method of coding and system for displaying on a screen a digital mock-up of an object in the form of a synthesis image: method of coding, in the form of a digital file of a three-dimensional synthesis image, a model of an object formed by a stream of image elements (FEI) in which elementary images which are subsets of image elements {EIe}e=1e=ex are discriminated (A) in the stream (FEI), each elementary image is... Agent: Gottlieb Rackman & Reisman PC

20090135176 - Systems and methods for creating personalized media content having multiple content layers: Systems and methods are disclosed for creating personalized media content having multiple content layers in “one-click” fashion by selecting a background media template or by using an end-user media composition tool to create or modify a template. For example, the personalized media content can include at least two separate layers,... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090135177 - Systems and methods for voice personalization of video content: Systems and methods are disclosed for performing voice personalization of video content. The personalized media content may include a composition of a background scene having a character, head model data representing an individualized three-dimensional (3D) head model of a user, audio data simulating the user's voice, and a viseme track... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090135175 - Visualization of a rendered multi-dimensional dataset: A method of visualization of a multi-dimensional dataset of data-elements involves rendering process in which a display-value and an opacity value are assigned to individual data-elements. The display-values are determined on the basis of a histogram of the data-values of the multi-dimensional dataset. The histogram being is displayed in combination... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090135180 - Apparatus and method for volume rendering on multiple graphics processing units (gpus): A method for volume rendering a volumetric dataset with multiple graphics processing units (GPUs) coupled to a computer system, comprises building a block hierarchical structure of blocks for the volumetric dataset, the block hierarchy comprising a block sequence; partitioning the block sequence into a plurality of groups; determining a target... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090135181 - Method for uniformizing surface normals of a three-dimensional model: A method for uniformizing surface normals of a three-dimensional model is provided. The method uniformizes the surface normals to surfaces in the three-dimensional model by determining intersection surfaces of each of the surfaces, and determining surfaces whose surface normals are to be reversed according to the intersection surfaces of each... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090135182 - Processing of shape data of a dental prosthesis: The invention relates to the processing of data regarding the three dimensional shape of a dental prosthesis, having two prosthesis sections and a connector section, wherein the connector section is connected to the two prosthesis sections and is less stable than the two prosthesis sections. The method includes the steps... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090135183 - Normal vector information generating device and normal vector information generating method: The normal vector information generating device generates normal vector information on the surface of an object, and includes: an image information obtaining unit obtaining information about an image of the object, the information including luminance information about luminance of light from the object and polarization information about polarization of the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090135184 - Game machine, game machine control method, and information storage medium: Provided is a game machine for realizing, by relatively simple processing, an execution of predetermined game processing based on how a region of interest in a virtual three-dimensional space is displayed on a game screen (such as the size, or the position within the game screen). The present invention relates... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090135185 - Operability verification apparatus, operability verification method, and computer-readable storage medium storing operability verification program: An operability verification apparatus includes a work plane generation section that generates a work plane on a virtual space where a three-dimensional model of an equipment to be verified is disposed; a plane display section where a two-dimensional image on a work plane generated in the work plane generation section... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090135186 - Wipe pattern generation apparatus: A wipe pattern generation apparatus 100 includes a sin θ generation section 101 for calculating sin θ from input angle information θ; a multiplier 103 for multiplying the calculation result of sin θ by a first coefficient; a cos θ generation section 102 for calculating cos θ from the angle... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090135189 - Character animation system and method: A character animation system includes a data generating unit for generating a character skin mesh and an internal reference mesh, a character bone value, and a character solid-body value, a skin distortion representing unit for representing skin distortion using the generated character skin mesh and the internal reference mesh when... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090135188 - Method and system of live detection based on physiological motion on human face: A method and a system of live detection based on a physiological motion on a human face are provided. The method has the following steps: in step a, a motion area and at least one motion direction in visual angle of a system camera are detected and a detected facial... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090135187 - System and method for dynamically generating response motions of virtual characters in real time and computer-readable recording medium thereof: A system and a method for dynamically generating response motions of a virtual character in real time and a computer-readable recording medium thereof are provided. The system includes a balance state module, response graph module, and a tracking control module. The balance state module calculates a balance state of the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090135190 - Multimode parallel graphics rendering systems and methods supporting task-object division: In a PC-level hosting computing system embodying a parallel graphics processing subsystem (PGPS) having a plurality of GPPLs and supporting at least a task-based object division mode of parallel operation, a method of method of operating the GPPLs its task-based object division mode of operation during the run-time of a... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski , Esq., P. C.

20090135191 - Coregistration and analysis of multi-modal images obtained in different geometries: A method for coregistration of multi-modal images obtained in different geometries includes acquiring multi-modal image data, wherein the multi-model image data includes image data of a first modality and image data of a second modality, wherein the image data of the respective modalities have different geometries, defining a volume of... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090135192 - Programmable data processing circuit: A programmable data processing circuit has a memory for storing pixel values, or more generally data values as a function of position in a signal. The programmable data processing circuit supports instructions that include an indication of a selected parameter value set that indicates how a plurality of data values... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090135193 - Method and device for rending three-dimensional graphics: A method for updating values of a depth buffer comprising values for display blocks of a display, and a device for implementing the method. The display is partitioned into a plurality of display regions, including a plurality of display blocks and having a minimum region depth value and a maximum... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090135194 - Optimized display of medical images on a large-format display unit: A device for controlling the display of medical images on a large-format display unit is provided. The device includes a number of programs, which are assigned respectively to a medical workflow. The programs are configured for control of the display on the large-format display unit according to the associated workflow... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090135195 - Liquid crystal display and method for adjusting backlight brightness thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a scaler module, a field-programmable gate array (FPGA) module, a buffer, a backlight module and a LCD module. The FPGA module includes a regional peak detector, a backlight control unit and a pixel value control unit. The regional peak detector is configured for detecting a... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090135196 - Medication management system: A method for dynamically adjusting the screen brightness of a pump screen display. The method includes providing a medical pump including an internal clock and a screen display having a first screen brightness and a second screen brightness. The method further includes providing a medication management unit operatively connected to... Agent: Brian R. Woodworth

20090135197 - High brightness wide gamut display: A device to produce a color image, the device including a color filtering arrangement to produce a plurality of primary colors, each primary color having a spectral range, wherein the spectral ranges of at least two of the primary colors overlap significantly.... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20090135199 - Display system, display system display control method, data display program, and recording medium: A display system provided in a drivable vehicle is arranged to display information including the information on the vehicle on the screens corresponding to the information, on a front liquid crystal panel and a rear liquid crystal panel. The liquid crystal panels can each display data at least one screen.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090135198 - Method and apparatus for producing digital cartoons: An apparatus for producing digital cartoons includes: an image collection unit for collecting photorealistic image data; and a cartooning processor for performing a rendering process including image abstraction and edge generation on the photorealistic image data collected by the image collection unit to generate cartooned images. The apparatus further includes... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090135201 - Device and method for adapting medical images for representation on a large display: The present embodiments relate to an adaptation device and a method for representing a plurality of images on a large display. The adaptation device has a plurality of inputs for different types of medical image and is embodied for compiling an overall image from at least two different types of... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090135202 - Input device for the representation of medical images on a large display: An input device for the selection of medical images for representation on a large display is provided. An image configuration can be selected for display on the large display from a plurality of image configurations by the input device. Selecting the image configuration enables a plurality of images for display... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090135200 - Selective edge blending based on displayed content: A method and an image processing system for blending edges of images for collective display. The method includes the step of evaluating at least a pair of images whose edges border each other when displayed to determine whether the collective display of images will benefit from blending of the edges... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC

20090135203 - Display unit and display method: When displaying on a display (46) a plurality of thumbnails respectively corresponding to a plurality of image files selected from an external memory card (40), the CPU 26 determines whether each image file is a moving image file or a still image file, and creates an enlarged thumbnails by clipping... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090135204 - Automated image processing: Automated electronic document design systems and methods for appropriately sizing and positioning uploaded user images into predefined image areas in a product design being created in a Web environment. For an image that is not to be cropped when incorporated into the design, the image is sized to fit within... Agent: Vista Print Usa, Inc. Attn: Patent Counsel

20090135206 - Color management system with advance function module and color management process for display device: A color management system for display device includes a color management controller, a color sensor, and an advance function module configured to implement a process (a) or a process (b) applied to multiple PWM signals generated from the color management controller. Process (a) includes the steps of using a reset... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090135207 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a display panel and a driving circuit. The display panel has a pixel including red, green, blue, and white sub-pixels. The driving circuit receives a display signal and provides at least a first luminance weighting and a second luminance weighting of the red, green, blue, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090135205 - Display method for color sequential display: A display method for a color sequential display is disclosed. The display method includes following steps. First, a frame is displayed by four color signals of a red signal, a green signal, a blue signal and a compensation signal. Next, a frame period is divided into eight subframe periods according... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090135209 - Electro-optical device: A driving circuit of an electro-optical device that includes scanning lines divided into two or more groups and two or more common electrodes that correspond to the two or more groups of scanning lines. The driving circuit includes a data line driving circuit and a common signal supply circuit. The... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090135208 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus may include a light source, a spatial light modulation element, light quantity adjustment section, image correction section and re-adjustment section. The re-adjustment section may perform re-adjustment such that, of a light quantity adjustment target and a luminance level correction target, at least the luminance level correction... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090135211 - Image displaying system and method for eliminating mura defect: Image displaying systems comprising a pixel array, a memory, a parameter selector and a compensator. The memory stores compensation parameter sets of a plurality of specific pixels of the pixel array. According to driving signals of the pixel array, the parameter selector determines a target pixel that the system is... Agent: Venable LLP

20090135212 - Light emitting device, driving method for the light emitting device, and display device using the light emitting device: A light emitting device, a driving method thereof, and a display device are provided. The light emitting device includes: a controller for generating a light emission signal according to an input video signal; a column driver for generating a light emission data signal corresponding to the light emission signal; and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090135210 - Video processing apparatus and video processing method: There are provided a video processing apparatus and a video processing method. The video processing apparatus includes: a video processing part which performs video processing to display a video on a display module which includes a plurality of light emitting devices corresponding to basic colors; and a controller which adjusts... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090135213 - Display: A display device includes a pixel defined by a plurality of sub-pixels. The plurality of sub-pixels include first, second, third and fourth sub-pixels. A second hue of the second sub-pixel is closest to a first hue of the first sub-pixel in the chromaticity diagram of the L*a*b* color system, and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090135214 - Raster data creation device, computer-readable medium storing raster data creation program, and display device: A raster data creation device that creates raster data for displaying content includes an electronic data acquisition unit that acquires electronic data of content to be displayed on a display unit provided on a front face of a display device, a resolution storage unit that stores a first resolution computed... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

  
05/21/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20090128447 - Display apparatus and a control method therefor: A control unit 201, after sending information that should be displayed on a sub-display to a sub-control unit 301, turns power to itself off and enters a standby state. When returning to a power-on state from standby state, first a sub-control unit is started up and a power-on request is... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090128449 - Augmenting reality for a user: Augmenting reality for a user including creating a model of a region of the user's environment in a direction of the user's field of vision; determining, in dependence upon the model of the region of the user's environment, that an object located within the user's environment is invisible to the... Agent: International Corp (blf)

20090128450 - Head-mounted device: A head-mounted device for mounting on the head of a user includes a first pressing member for pressing a first portion of the head from a first direction; a second pressing member for pressing a second portion of the head from a second direction that is different from the first... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090128448 - User interface for a head mounted display: A headset comprises an arrangement and a display. The arrangement is situated at least partially on a head of a user. The display is coupled to the arrangement and capable of displaying a pointing device to the user. The headset is coupled to a mobile device which includes a sensor.... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP/ Motorola

20090128451 - Image display device: An image display device is provided which detects light emission intensity of a light source without affecting a display image and can perform a preferable image display by using the detected value even when luminous efficacy of the light source is changed by the temperature change and the change over... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090128452 - Single integrated monitor with networking and television functionality: A personal computer (PC) monitor system is disclosed in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention to include a display unit and a base coupled the display unit for use by a user. The base includes a control module responsive to input television (TV) signals for processing the same... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine LLP - San Francisco

20090128455 - Display panels and methods and apparatus for driving the same: Methods and apparatus for mitigating or substantially eliminating pixel burn-in on phosphor-based display panels. A visual display includes a display installation and a computer. The display installation may include a display panel having including a plurality of pixels each with a bit depth and an interface for receiving a video... Agent: Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090128453 - Plasma display device and driving apparatus and method thereof: A plasma display device having a plurality of address electrodes; a controller that divides a frame into a plurality of subfields each having a weight value, and converts an input video signal into a plurality of subfield data that represent turn-on/turn-off for respective subfields; a timing controller that receives the... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090128454 - Plasma display device, and driving apparatus and method thereof: A plasma display device having a first switch is connected between the electrode and a first power supply that applies a high level voltage, and a second switch is connected between the electrode and a second power supply that applies a low level voltage. A capacitor for collecting power is... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090128456 - Plasma display panel and driving method thereof: A driving method for a plasma display panel to improve brightness when the load is low is provided. The driving method of the plasma display panel includes allocating a first number of sustain pulses for driving the plasma display panel when a load of the plasma display panel exceeds a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090128457 - Organic electroluminescent display panel and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides an organic electroluminescent display panel that is resistant to deterioration by outgas and to light emission problems attributable to mask contact, and a method for manufacturing this panel. The organic electroluminescent display panel includes a substrate, a first display electrode formed on the main face of... Agent: Perman & Green

20090128458 - Organic light emitting diode display: Disclosed is an organic light emitting device which includes a first pixel displaying red, a second pixel displaying green, a third pixel displaying blue, and a fourth pixel displaying blue and forming a dot along with the first pixel, the second pixel, and the third pixel. The first to fourth... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090128459 - Image processing systems: This invention generally relates to image processing systems, and more particularly to systems and methods for displaying images using multi-line addressing (MLA) or total matrix addressing (TMA) techniques, with reduced noise. Embodiments of the invention are particularly useful for driving OLED (organic light emitting diode) displays. A method of driving... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090128460 - Apparatus and methods for selecting light emitters for a transmissive display: Provided are devices and methods for providing front-of screen uniformity. Methods include estimating a filter function corresponding to the display and selecting multiple light emitters as a function of characteristics corresponding to light transmitted from the display as determined via the filter function. Devices are provided that include multiple light... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090128461 - Large scale display system: A large scale LED display system (12) is provided on a building structure (100). The system has a screen (12) formed of a number of side by side display panels (14) which may be foldable or rollable. Each panel has a number of equally spaced transparent polycarbonate tubes (80) which... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090128464 - Mirror array device: The present invention provides a mirror array device, comprising: a plurality of mirror elements configured as two-dimensional array extending along a vertical direction and a horizontal direction on a device substrate. Each of the mirror elements further comprises an address electrode placed on the device substrate. A bit line is... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128462 - Spatial light modulator and mirror device: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a pixel array includes a plurality of pixel units each having a memory. The spatial light modulator further includes bit lines for transmitting a first data signal and a second data signal to the memory of each of the pixel units... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128463 - Spatial light modulator implemented with a mirror array device: The present invention discloses a spatial light modulator that includes a plurality of pixel units arranged as a pixel array. Each of the pixel units further comprises memory circuits. The spatial light modulator further includes a first data line for transmitting a first data signal to the memory circuits and... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128465 - Spatial light modulator implemented with a mirror array device: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a plurality of pixel units configured as a two dimensional array extending in a vertical direction and a horizontal direction; a plurality of row lines each comprises a word line and a plate line connected to a plurality of the pixel... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128469 - Display device and electronic device provided with same: An intra-panel protective circuit (120) is provided between an input/output terminal (300) of a liquid crystal panel (10) and an intra-panel electric circuit (110), and, an intra-LSI protective circuit (220) is provided between the input/output terminal (300) of the liquid crystal panel (10) and a liquid crystal controller (210) in... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090128470 - Horizontal stripe liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device for improving picture quality includes a common electrode formed on a first substrate, gate lines and data lines formed on a second substrate bonded to the first substrate by a sealing member with liquid crystals disposed therebetween, thin film transistors connected to the gate lines... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090128467 - Liquid crystal display with pixel region having nine sub-pixels: An exemplary liquid crystal display (20) includes a plurality of pixel regions arranged in a matrix manner. Each pixel region includes two first red sub-pixels, two first green sub-pixels, two first blue sub-pixels, a second red sub-pixel, a second green sub-pixel, and a second blue sub-pixel. In each pixel region,... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090128468 - Liquid crystal module having storing member for controlling working mode of driving chip thereof: An exemplary liquid crystal module (20) includes liquid crystal panel (200) and a driving chip (210). The driving chip includes an interface circuit (230), a storing member (260), and a plurality of input ports. The plurality of input ports are configured for receiving display data. The storing member and the... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090128466 - Methods and apparatus for driving liquid crystal display device: A driving circuit for driving a display panel comprising: (i) a printed circuit board, (ii) an input interface to receive input video signal, (iii) a timing controller to control timing signal for the display panel, (iv) a plurality of first source drivers, and (v) at least one second source driver,... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20090128471 - Integrated driving board and liquid crystal display module having the same: A liquid crystal display module and an integrated driving board thereof are disclosed. The driving board includes a substrate, a circuit pattern, a timing clock driver, a light emitting diode (LED) driving module, a color management module and a photosensitive chip. The circuit pattern is disposed on the surface of... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090128472 - Liquid crystal display device and related operating method: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device and method for operating the device including, during a first time period, applying data from a data line to a capacitor included in a pixel and applying additional data from the data line to a capacitor included in an additional pixel. During a second... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090128473 - Active matrix display devices: Active matrix display devices capable of improving aperture ratio of pixels and of smoothing intermediate colors are presented. An active matrix display device has static random access memory (SRAM) devices and digital to analog converters (DAC), which are both allocated to each of sub-pixels divided by a pixel. The SRAM... Agent: Venable LLP

20090128474 - Stereoscopic display apparatus: In a stereoscopic display apparatus having optical directory elements (21) such as lenticular elements an overdrive voltage, e.g. obtained by introducing a resonant impedance (22) in one of the switching states, enhances switching speed between the 2D and the 3D state.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090128477 - Display device capable of measuring an illuminance and widening a dynamic range of the measured illuminance: A capacitor charged beforehand is discharged according to a light surrounding a display unit. A data is decreased similarly to the voltage between the electrodes of the capacitor. A trigger signal is outputted if the data becomes equal to or less than a threshold value. A clock signal whose cycle... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090128476 - Gate driving circuit and display device including the same: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a display device having a display panel in which gate lines are formed and a gate driving circuit which is connected to the gate lines and outputs gate signals. The gate driving circuit includes a first stage, a second stage which is positioned in... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090128478 - Liquid crystal display device and image display method of the same: To provide a liquid crystal display device which performs pseudo impulsive driving, ensures brightness of a screen, and can improve the contrast of the screen. An arithmetic device for generating insertion images is provided in a liquid crystal display device for realizing pseudo impulsive driving. A moving object region and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090128475 - Method for transmitting control signals and pixel data signals to source drives of an lcd: A method is applicable to an LCD for transmitting control signals and pixel data signals to source drivers. First, control signals are transmitted to each of source drivers in parallel during a control period. Pixel data signals for driving a horizontal pixel line are transmitted to each of the source... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090128479 - Display device and method of controlling the same: A display device includes a driving signal generator being supplied with a synchronous signal and a clock signal and generating an inverter driving signal having a given frequency that is multiplied by a predetermined ratio from a frequency of the synchronous signal, an inverter outputting a driving signal based on... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090128483 - Advanced navigation techniques for portable devices: The present invention provides a unique system and method that facilitates navigating smoothly and gracefully through any type of content viewable on portable devices such as cell-phones, PDAs, and/or any other hybrids thereof. In addition, such navigation can be performed while preserving perspective and context with respect to a larger... Agent: Amin, Turocy & Calvin, LLP

20090128482 - Approach for offset motion-based control of a computer: A system for controlling a computing device. The system includes, a plurality of sensed locations corresponding to a sensed object, a sensing apparatus to sense a position of the sensed locations relative to the sensing apparatus, and a motion control engine executable on a computing device, in response to the... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP

20090128480 - Device for connecting an electronic unit to screens of different types without distinction, and a corresponding screen: The invention relates to a device for connecting an electronic unit (1) to different types of screen, the device comprising an external connection connector (6) possessing connector elements (10) distributed in a first series for connection to the display members (17, 21) of screens, and a second series for connection... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090128484 - Information processing apparatus, scroll control apparatus, scroll control method, and computer program product: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus including a display unit and an inclination detection unit detecting an inclination of its main body includes a direction instruction unit, a reference inclination storage unit, an inclination difference output unit, and a scroll unit. The direction instruction unit instructs a scroll... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090128481 - Integrated system with computing and imaging capabilites: An integrated system comprising both imaging and computing capabilities comprises a light valve and a CPU, as well as other functional members for performing computing and imaging.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090128487 - Indication of the condition of a user: A wearable electronic device such as a wrist watch (60) is supplied with conventional clock with two pointers (32,33). The device displays a parameter indicative of how “cool” the wearer has been over the past period as a function of time, using the time axis of one of the pointers... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090128486 - Method of drawing a graphical object: A method is presented to control the value of an attribute of a graphical object in an image displayed on a visual display screen, comprising use of a position indicator represented on the visual display screen and comprising use of a user interaction tool to generate user events and control... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090128485 - Pointing input device: This invention discloses a pointing input device for controlling a cursor position of an image processing device, and the pointing input device comprises an inertia device, a signal processor and a wireless transmitter, wherein the inertia device has a gyroscope and an accelerometer. The input device is reduced to a... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090128489 - Methods and devices for removing unintentional movement in 3d pointing devices: Systems and methods according to the present invention describe 3D pointing devices and methods which detect movement of the 3D pointing device and remove unintentional movement from the output readings.... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20090128488 - Optical navigation device with consolidated processing for surface and free space navigation: An optical navigation device for operation in a surface navigation mode and a free space navigation mode. The optical navigation device includes a microcontroller, a first navigation sensor, and a second navigation sensor. The first navigation sensor is coupled to the microcontroller, and the second navigation sensor is coupled to... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090128490 - Input apparatus and optical mouse for computer and operation method thereof: An input apparatus for a computer system comprises an image object, a prime motion detector, and a receiver. The prime motion detector has an image detection unit, a G-sensor, a mouse module, a switch unit, and a micro control unit (MCU). The image detection unit is used for detecting the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090128491 - Information processing apparatus, remote system, and computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes a mouse driver that adds a second data to a first data showing a movement distance of a mouse cursor, and transmits the combined data to an OS. The information processing apparatus has: an input portion that inputs the first data from an external device... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090128492 - Keyboard and method of selecting colors of keys of the keyboard: The present invention discloses a keyboard comprising light emitting devices, each respectively disposed below a key to lighten the top surface of the key; and a micro controller unit transmitting signals generated by each key to the computer, having switches for controlling the light emitting devices, and controlling switches according... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c

20090128494 - Computerized phone book: A handy, lightweight computerized phone book includes a main memory partitioned into various compartments for storage of residential phone numbers and business phone numbers that are inputted manually or from a disc whereupon the numbers and addresses whereupon the numbers and addresses are segregated by number, business address, emergency numbers,... Agent: The Inventors Network, Inc.

20090128493 - Portable computer: A portable computer includes a first display, a second display, an interconnection portion, and a controller module. The interconnection portion rotatably connects the first and second displays to each other. At least one of the first and second displays is capable of sensing operations of users and generating sensor signals... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090128496 - Light-emitting keyboard: A light-emitting keyboard includes a plurality of keys, a circuit switch module, and at least one light-emitting element. The circuit switch module is disposed below the keys and is depressible by the keys so as to transmit corresponding electrical signals. The circuit switch module includes at least one light-transmissive flexible... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090128495 - Optical input device: An input device includes an optical waveguide, one or more light sources, one or more imaging sensors, and a translator. The optical waveguide has an input surface, a back surface substantially opposite the input surface, and a side surface therebetween. The input surface has a plurality of different input locations.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090128497 - Portable electronic device and its key structure: A key structure of a portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device has a first operation mode and a second operation mode. The key structure comprises a key, a first light source, and a second light source. The first light source emits a first colored light in the... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC

20090128507 - Display method of information display device: The information display apparatus is equipped with: a display unit for displaying a plurality of choice items in the list form; a control unit for controlling an array of the choice items; and a track ball for instructing a coordinate signal. The choice items are displayed in a matrix array... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090128506 - Electronic device with touch sensitive input: The present invention relates to an electronic device comprising a control unit, a display, a body portion, and a touch sensitive area outside the display. According to an aspect of the invention, the touch sensitive area is arranged such that there is a level difference between the surface of the... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20090128509 - Externally reconfigurable input system: An externally reconfigurable input system for an electronic device is provided. The input system has the flexibility of receiving input via an input interface with the guidance of key-based substrate overlay positioned proximate a sensor array that is coupled to a printed wiring assembly. An input correlation component receives signals... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon, L.L.P. (c/o Intermec)

20090128499 - Fingertip detection for camera based multi-touch systems: Touch detection systems and methods are described. The system comprises a light guiding sheet, a light source, a reflective layer and a detector. When a fingertip or other suitable object is pressed against the light guiding sheet, light which is undergoing total internal reflection within the sheet is scattered. The... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090128502 - Image display with cordless phone: A method and device for image display with cordless phone 120. In particular, the claimed invention relates to an image display which can access the Internet 110 in wired or wireless fashion and interact with a DECT/CATiq phone 126 to make calls or send emails.... Agent: Schwabe, Williamson & Wyatt, P.C. Pacwest Center, Suite 1900

20090128510 - Input device: An input device includes an operation surface, a first detection means, a second detection means, an operation signal generating means, and a transmission means. The operation signal generating means generates an operation signal used to perform a first operation on a screen where a detection result of the first detection... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090128505 - Link target accuracy in touch-screen mobile devices by layout adjustment: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system for improving link target accuracy for a mobile browser with a touch-screen display. The system receives a page with a plurality of selectable text objects and adjusts the page layout. The method further includes placing a number of targets within the... Agent: Pvf -- Parc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20090128503 - Method and apparatus for providing a fixed relief touch screen with locating features using deformable haptic surfaces: A method and apparatus for an electronic interface device capable of providing a fixed relief touch screen with locating features using deformable haptic surfaces are disclosed. The device, in one embodiment, includes a haptic mechanism and a touch-sensitive surface. The haptic mechanism provides haptic feedback in response to an activating... Agent: James M. Wu Jw Law Group

20090128508 - Multi touch flat display module: A display module including a touch panel configured to be touched so as to input information, a liquid crystal display panel disposed below the touch panel and configured to display the information to be touched on the touch panel, a plurality of emitting light units configured to emit infrared light... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090128498 - Multi-layered display of a graphical user interface: A graphical user interface for a display uses 3-D sensing in order to manipulate various functions. In particular, instead of a menu being constantly on the display screen occupying space, when the finger of a user is at a certain distance from the screen, the menu then appears. By moving... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090128501 - Tactile touch screen for electronic device: An electronic device includes a base, a touch screen display, a pair of switches and operational components. The touch screen display is connected to the base, movable relative thereto and includes a display device and a touch-sensitive input surface overlying the display device. A pair of switches disposed between the... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20090128504 - Touch screen peripheral device: A touch screen peripheral device having a touch-responsive screen. The inventive device provides for both input to and output from an electronics system. A project/input designator display means provides at least one project/input designator on the touch-responsive screen, wherein the display properties of each project/input designator are customizable. A project... Agent: Hayworth, Chaney & Thomas, P.A.

20090128500 - User interface, apparatus, method, and computer program for viewing of content on a screen: A user interface is disclosed, comprising a screen arranged to view content, wherein the screen is arranged to display a part of the content if there is not space for the entire content on the screen, and wherein the content is scrollable to enable the desired part of the content... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090128513 - Device identification method and apparatus, device information provision method and apparatus, and computer-readable recording mediums having recorded thereon programs for executing the device identification method and the device information provision met: Provided are a touch-screen based device identification method and apparatus, a touch-screen based device information provision method and apparatus, and computer-readable recording mediums having recorded thereon programs for executing the touch-screen based device identification method and the touch-screen based device information provision method. The device identification method for a touch... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090128517 - Device identification method and apparatus, device information provision method and apparatus, and computer-readable recording mediums having recorded thereon programs for executing the device identification method and the device information provision met: Provided are a touch-screen based device identification and information provision method and apparatus, and computer-readable recording mediums having recorded thereon programs for executing the touch-screen based device identification method and the information provision method. The device identification method for a touch screen device includes propagating a signal induced by touching... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090128516 - Multi-point detection on a single-point detection digitizer: A method for recognizing a multi-point gesture provided to a digitizer, the method comprises: detecting outputs from a digitizer system corresponding to a multi-point interaction, the digitizer system including a digitizer sensor; determining a region incorporating possible locations derivable from the outputs detected; tracking the region over a time period... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090128511 - Pointing and data entry input device: An input device includes an array of adjacent capacitive sensors arranged into rows and columns. Each capacitive sensor exhibits a capacitance characteristic when in proximity to a conductive element. A plurality of mechanical hysteresis mechanisms are each deposited on and in contact with each of the capacitive sensors and configured... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090128515 - Proximity sensing by increasing gain in touchpad circuitry and increasing distance between sensor electrodes and a sense electrode: A touchpad, wherein proximity sensing is increased by modifying existing touch-sensitive capacitance touchpad technology, wherein the first method is to increase the gain of a SENSE P electrode of the touchpad, wherein a new balancing circuit is created on the SENSE N electrode to prevent circuit saturation, and wherein the... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20090128518 - Screen-input image display device: The screen-input image display device has a touch panel for outputting touched locations of a finger or the like in contact with a display panel screen; and a sensing circuit for sensing coordinates of the touched locations based on the output of the touch panel. The touch panel has a... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090128512 - Secured touch screen: A secure touch screen device comprises a resistive touch screen having a plurality of touch positions, having a first pair of first and second terminals at opposite ends of a first axis of the touch screen, and a second pair of first and second terminals at opposite ends of a... Agent: Natter & Natter

20090128514 - Touch display device and a method of determining a plurality of touch points thereof: A touch display device and a method of determining a plurality of touching points thereof are disclosed. The touch display device has a control module, and a resistive touch panel with a first electrical conductive layer and a second electrical conductive layer. The first electrical conductive layer and the second... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20090128519 - Optical waveguide device for touch panel and touch panel using the same: t

20090128523 - Electronic device: An electronic device (200) comprises a touch screen (210), a pen-form stylus (170) for activating the touch screen (210), and a receptacle (220) located within or coupled to the electronic device (200) for storage of the pen-form stylus (170). The electronic device (200) comprises a flexible attachment mechanism (130) that... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090128521 - Stylus and portable electronic device employing the same: A portable electronic device (60) includes a housing (70) having a magnet (704) held therein and a stylus (80). The stylus has a body (802) and a magnetic piece (804) received in the body. The stylus is received in the housing by the engagement of the magnet and the magnetic... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090128522 - Stylus used to operate on touch screen: A stylus (20) includes a main member (21), a resilient member (22), a pressing member (24) and a barrel member (25). The barrel member is fixed on the main member. The pressing member is movably received in the barrel member and extends out of the barrel member. The resilient member... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090128520 - Use of physical media having the same position-identifying pattern in digital documentation production: A method of producing an electronic document using a plurality of pieces of physical media having a common position location pattern marked thereupon, comprising the steps of: (i) marking a first piece of the physical media using a digital pen, said pen being arranged to acquire data to enable the... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090128524 - Display device control systems and methods: Display device control systems and methods are provided. The system includes at least a first display device and a control device wirelessly coupled to the first display device. The first display device has a first identification. The control device includes an input unit. The control device generates a second identification... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090128525 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving same with making of drive voltages opposite to one another on the basis of an inversion pattern: A liquid crystal display device dividing a single frame of an image signal into m fields and driving the signal at m times speed, including (a) a circuit comparing a concerned frame's image signal with that of an immediately preceding frame for each pixel in the first field, and performing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090128526 - Plasma display device and driving apparatus thereof: A driver circuit for a plasma display panel is disclosed. The driver circuit has a switch which is shared between the reset driver portion of the driver circuit and the sustain driver portion of the driver circuit. The driver circuit sharing the switch between the two portions is smaller and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090128527 - Display apparatus, driving method of the same and electronic equipment using the same: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: an available pixel section having a plurality of available pixel circuits; a plurality of scan lines; a plurality of capacitor lines; a plurality of signal lines; a driving circuit; and a monitor circuit wherein each of the available pixel circuits laid out on... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090128528 - Display device and a television receiver having the display device: A display device has a reduced number of components, assembly processes, and number of electric wires which can be impediments to the assembly process. The display device includes a liquid crystal display panel, a common circuit board attached to a peripheral portion of the liquid crystal display panel, lamps as... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090128530 - Ambient light dependent themes: A portable electronic device may include a display for displaying an image having different color or grey scale fields. Neighboring fields in the image may have different luminance. The portable electronic device may also include an ambient light detecting unit and a control unit. The control unit receives a luminance... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090128529 - Display device and electronic device: A display apparatus including an optical sensor in its peripheral region is intended to response to visible rays efficiently by preventing a malfunction due to the reaction of the optical sensor to near ultraviolet rays. For this purpose, a display apparatus that includes an active matrix substrate (2) having a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090128532 - Method for driving a plasma display panel: A method for driving a plasma display panel is disclosed. The driving method alternately applies sustain pulses to a scanning electrode and a sustain electrode during a sustain period in a selective writing subfield followed by a selective erasing subfield. The driving method applies a first voltage to an address... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090128531 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A plasma display device and driving method generate a control signal based on an image signal from an external source and a mode signal from a mode input unit, and output a driving waveform based on the control signal, the driving waveform used to drive a plasma display panel of... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090128533 - Active matrix substrate and display device having the same: In at least one embodiment of the present invention, deterioration of display quality is prevented from occurring in a display device provided with an active matrix substrate even when a larger size or a higher resolution is employed and a drive frequency is increased. In an active matrix substrate of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090128534 - Active matrix display devices: A method of driving an active matrix display device comprises, for each pixel, driving a current through a drive transistor (22) by applying a gate voltage to the drive transistor which comprises a fixed component and a component which depends on a measurement of the threshold voltage of the drive... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090128536 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes: a first substrate having a display area and a non-display area surrounding the display area, the first substrate including first, second, third and fourth sides; a first common line formed in the non-display area corresponding to the second, third and fourth sides of the... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20090128535 - Low power source driving device: A low power source driving device adopted for use on liquid crystal drivers includes a time series controlled digital circuit to generate different digital signal combinations and a dynamically regulated source driver bias circuit to regulate by stages bias currents of source drivers according to the digital signal combinations so... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy

20090128537 - Plasma display device: There is provided a plasma display device using a driving device for supplying driving signals to a plasma display panel (PDP). In a sustain falling period that at least partially overlaps the rising period of reset signals supplied to scan electrodes formed on the PDP, a voltage supplied to sustain... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090128538 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device that can utilize an energy recovery voltage regardless of whether pixels are selected. An energy recovery circuit of the plasma display device includes first and second switches serially coupled between a first voltage source and a second voltage source, a third switch coupled to a connection... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090128539 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A scan electrode driver includes a scan integrated circuit including first and second control signal input terminals, a data input terminal, first and second voltage terminals and a plurality of output terminals, and a logic element. A voltage of the plurality of output terminals may be a voltage of one... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090128540 - Liquid crystal display device with dynamically switching driving method to reduce power consumption: A liquid crystal display device of reducing power consumption includes a liquid crystal panel having a plurality of liquid crystal capacitors for displaying an image, an input interface for generating a scan control signal, an oscillator for generating a predetermined frequency, a control unit electrically coupled to the oscillator for... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090128541 - Shift register: A shift register comprises many stages, and each of stages comprises a first, a second and a third level control unit and a first and a second control unit is provided. The first and the second level control unit respectively provides a first clock signal and a voltage to an... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090128544 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a light source unit including a plurality of light sources that irradiate the display panel with light, a first control signal generating unit that inverts and forward rectifies a scan signal for scanning of the light source unit, a second control signal generating... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090128545 - Display device and control method thereof: A display device includes a display panel that has a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines intersecting each other, a plurality of sensing lines that is formed in the display panel, a sensing driver that applies a sensing scan signal to the plurality of sensing lines... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090128543 - Method and systems for improving performance in a field sequential color display: Methods and systems for displaying an image on a display device having first and second light sources are provided. A video signal is provided to the display device. The video signal includes a plurality of frames, and each frame includes first and second sub-frames corresponding to the respective first and... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.

20090128542 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display apparatus: A plasma display panel driving method is provided in which one field of an image signal includes a plurality of sub fields each having an initialization period, an address period and a sustain period, one field period includes an all-cell initialization sub field in which an initializing discharge is generated... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090128547 - Apparatus for displaying 3d image: A three-dimensional image display apparatus having improved resolution and an expanded elementary three-dimensional space is disclosed. The three-dimensional image display apparatus includes a display device (22) sampling, multiplexing and displaying a plurality of parallax images so as to implement a three-dimensional image and a lenticular lens plate (24) provided on... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090128550 - Computing system supporting parallel 3d graphics processes based on the division of objects in 3d scenes: A computing system supporting parallel 3D graphics processes based on the division of objects in 3D scenes. The computing system includes (i) a CPU memory space for storing one or more graphics-based applications and a graphics library for generating graphics commands and data (GCAD) during the run-time of the graphics-based... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski , Esq., P. C.

20090128549 - Fading techniques for virtual viewpoint animations: In one aspect, an image of an event is obtained from a camera, and an object is detected in the image. Data of a textured 3d model of the event and data from the object are combined to depict virtual viewpoints of the event which differ from a real viewpoint... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090128552 - Image processing apparatus for combining real object and virtual object and processing method therefor: When an image in a virtual space in which a virtual object is arranged is generated using a ray tracing method, and when it is determined that a ray which is generated in accordance with the ray tracing method successively intersected an approximate virtual object such as a hand which... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090128548 - Image repair interface for providing virtual viewpoints: A system and method for repairing an object in image data of an event. An image of the event is obtained from a camera, and an object is detected in the image. For example, the event may be a sporting event in which the object is a participant. Moreover, a... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090128553 - Imaging of anatomical structures: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an imaging device having a Magnetic Resonance Image (MRI) scanner to generate MRI data associated with soft tissue of a patient, and supply said MRI data to diagnostic equipment that selects one or more normative soft tissue... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20090128554 - Method and apparatus for determining view impact: A computer implemented method of determining a view impact of a target structure, the method constituted of: loading a 3D scene; determining a view point and direction of interest of the loaded 3D scene; rendering, without the target structure, a plane of the loaded 3D scene image perpendicular to the... Agent: Simon Kahn - Pyi Tech, Ltd. C/o Landonip, Inc

20090128546 - Method and program for registration of three-dimensional shape: As a feature, a local range image described in a log-polar coordinate system with a tangential plane set as an image plane is used. In a created image, ambiguity concerning an angular axis around the normal is normalized as a power spectrum using Fourier series expansion and changed to an... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090128551 - Multi-pass method of generating an image frame of a 3d scene using an object-division based parallel graphics rendering process: A multi-pass method of generating an image frame of a 3D scene, using a parallel graphics processing system having a plurality of graphics processing pipelines (GPPLs), including a primary GPPL. In the system, each GPPL includes a color frame buffer and Z depth buffer, and the GPPLs support an object-division... Agent: Thomas J. Perkowski , Esq., P. C.

20090128555 - System and method for creating and using live three-dimensional avatars and interworld operability: A system and method for creating a live 3D avatar and effecting interworld operability. The system includes an arrangement for providing a 3D wireframe or surface; an arrangement for providing a series of images; and an arrangement for mapping the series of images onto the wireframe or surface. A mechanism... Agent: William J. Benman

20090128556 - Automatic remeshing by mapping a 2d grid on 3d genus-g meshes based on topological analysis: The present invention provides a novel remeshing approach for genus-g meshes that overcomes distortion problems. The proposed approach is based on continuous mapping of a 2D grid on the 3D meshed model. The criteria of the new mesh can be defined directly on the 2D grid. The remeshing is invariant... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090128557 - Method and apparatus for generating data for three-dimensional models from x-rays: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program code for generating a three-dimensional model of an object of interest in an aircraft. In response to transmitting a plurality of x-rays from a set of transmission points into the aircraft, backscatter x-ray data is received. The object identified from a... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20090128558 - Systems and methods for computational design and modeling of buildings: A method and system generates a building design and a three-dimensional image thereof. First building information comprising a length, width, total height and wall height of a building is received via a first graphical user interface. If the length, width, total height, wall height, and a selectable building shape yield... Agent: Jones Day

20090128559 - Topology determination, decomposable shape generation, and structured mesh generation: Enables efficient correction of topological consistency of an input three-dimensional shape approximated in a spatial graph. Structured mesh generation systems of the present invention include: a topology determination apparatus for reading shape data from a shape data storage device to determine topological consistency and outputting data for solving a problem... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20090128560 - Rendering of data sets comprising multiple-resolution samples: A data set may be represented by samples of multiple resolutions, such as an image represented by pixels of various resolutions. When such multiple-resolution samples are potentially overlapping, it may be inefficient to render both a lower-resolution sample and also the plurality of higher-resolution samples that overlap the lower-resolution sample.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090128561 - Tinting a surface to simulate a visual effect in a computer generated scene: A tinted color value is produced for a surface of an object in a computer generated scene. The surface is illuminated by a light source having a lighting color value associated with the light source. A first reflected color value is calculated for the surface. The first reflected color value... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090128564 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Position and orientation information of a specific part of an observer is acquired (S403). It is determined whether or not a region of a specific part virtual object that simulates the specific part and that of another virtual object overlap each other on an image of a virtual space after... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090128562 - Systems and methods for rendering with ray tracing: For ray tracing scenes composed of primitives, systems and methods accelerate ray/primitive intersection identification by testing rays against elements of geometry acceleration data (GAD) in a parallelized intersection testing resource. Groups of rays can be described as shared attribute information and individual ray data for efficient ray data transfer between... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20090128563 - User interface for accessing virtual viewpoint animations: A user such as a television viewer is provided with the capability to view an event from different virtual viewpoints which differ from the viewpoint of a camera. In one aspect, the user is informed of particular camera images from which a virtual viewpoint can be viewed. For example, a... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090128565 - Spatial exploration field of view preview mechanism: Indicators operable to preview or show the position and relative zoom level of a field of view within a virtual space. Virtual space exploration tools typically make use of a field of view for limiting a user's view of the virtual space and zooming in on a portion of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090128566 - Image generating apparatus and method, and image display apparatus and method: To solve the problem that when a space with a set width is inserted after each character to regularize the spaces between characters the overall character spacing is widened, making text less easy to read, there are provided a character control code storage unit (5) for storing, for each character... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090128567 - Multi-instance, multi-user animation with coordinated chat: Two or more participants provide inputs from a remote location to a central server, which aggregates the inputs to animate participating avatars in a space visible to the remote participants. In parallel, the server collects and distributes text chat data from and to each participant, such as in a chat... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20090128569 - Image display program and image display apparatus: An image display method for displaying an image of a character in a virtual space configures a computer to execute steps of, a parameter setting step for setting parameters concerning movement of the character, a reference unit time setting step for setting a reference unit time of stepwise change of... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP

20090128568 - Virtual viewpoint animation: In one aspect, images of an event are obtained from a first video camera and a second camera, where the second camera captures images at a higher resolution than the first video camera. A particular image of interest is identified from the images obtained by the first video camera, e.g.,... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090128570 - Method and system for automatically analyzing gpu test results: A method and system for automatically analyzing graphics processing unit (“GPU”) test results are disclosed. Specifically, one embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method, which includes the steps of identifying the GPU test results associated with a first register type, creating a template document associated with the same... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090128571 - Data processing hardware: This invention generally relates to data processing hardware, and more particularly to hardware accelerators and related methods for matrix factorisation especially non-negative matrix factorisation (NMF). Embodiments of the invention are particularly useful for driving electroluminescent displays such as OLED displays. A matrix factorisation hardware accelerator for determining a pair of... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090128572 - Video and graphics system with an integrated system bridge controller: A video and graphics system on an integrated circuit chip includes an integrated system bridge controller to interface a CPU with devices internal to the system as well as external peripheral devices. The system bridge controller is capable of performing format conversion between big-endian data and little-endian data. The system... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090128573 - Memory based content display interception: In one aspect, the invention relates to a method for blocking or otherwise regulating content. The method includes the steps of intercepting a call to a graphics API; determining if the image meets the requirements for further analysis; and if the image meets the requirements for further analysis, generating a... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090128574 - Multiprocessor system, library module and rendering processing method: A multiprocessor system in which a CPU (100) and a GPU (200) are interconnected via an IOIF (110) is provided. A main memory (120) is installed on the CPU (100) side and a local memory (220) is installed in the GPU (200) side. The CPU (100) queues a graphics command... Agent: Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.

20090128575 - Systems and methods for managing texture descriptors in a shared texture engine: Provided are methods for managing texture data. The methods include preloading a first plurality of texture descriptor values from a memory location in a first buffer located in a first logic block, wherein the first buffer is further configured to receive data corresponding to non-texture functions performed in the first... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090128576 - Texture codec: Techniques for pre-processing image blocks containing texture are disclosed herein which reduce memory requirements without degradation of quality. This is accomplished by determining the level of texture in each pixel block of the image and then performing a compression algorithm on such pixel block. Various methods are available to determine... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20090128577 - Updating backround texture for virtual viewpoint animations: Image data of an event is provided by updating a textured 3d model of the event. For example, in a sporting event, a model of a stadium can be periodically updated to reflect changes over time in lighting, advertisements, number of spectators in the stands and so forth. Different virtual... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090128578 - Methods and systems for efficient white balance and gamma control: Elements of the present invention relate to systems and methods for determining device white point and gamma correction curve characteristics.... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.

20090128579 - Method of producing test-wearing face image for optical products: A method of producing test-wearing face image for optical products includes the steps of posting a facial image of a user on a posting platform; selecting at least one of spectacle frame images from a frame database; matching the spectacle frame image with respect to the facial image; generating a... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm

20090128580 - Telestrator system: A telestrator system is disclosed that allows a broadcaster to annotate video during or after an event. For example, while televising a sporting event, an announcer (or other user) can use the present invention to draw over the video of the event to highlight one or more actions, features, etc.... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090128581 - Custom transition framework for application state transitions: An application may feature a number of application states among which a process shifts during execution of the application. A user or software developer may wish to define one or more transitions to be rendered between a first application state and a second application state, but the application development environment... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090128582 - Method and apparatus for magnifying computer screen display: A screen magnification tool to scale the content of a computer display screen by distinguishing text and non-text elements of the content and applying different scaling methods to the text and non-text elements. Information about the text elements is stored in a database. Other embodiments are also described.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090128584 - Apparatuses and methods for converting sub-pixel data using pipe-lined dithering modules: A sub-pixel data conversion apparatus may include: a gamma correction block that converts input sub-pixel data to first sub-pixel data; and a dithering process block that generates a first dithering mask pattern and that performs a first dithering operation on the first sub-pixel data to a second sub-pixel data based... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090128588 - Color display system: An image display apparatus is disclosed in this invention. The image display apparatus includes a light source for emitting an illumination light, at least one spatial light modulator for receiving and applying an image signal for modulating illumination light from the light source, and a control circuit for controlling the... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090128587 - Color reproduction system, color reproduction device, color reproduction method, and computer-readable recording medium recorded with color reproduction program: In a color reproduction system for displaying an image subjected to color conversion processing by a server side system on a monitor device of a user side system, the server side system comprises a first storage unit for storing a multi-spectrum image, a second storage unit for storing color reproduction... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090128586 - Data processing apparatus, liquid crystal display apparatus comprising the same and control method thereof: A data processing apparatus which revises n-bit image data, includes a frame memory which stores therein n−m bit image data of a previous frame; a memory interface which outputs n-bit revision data including upper n−m bits having n−m bit image data of the previous frame outputted by the frame memory... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090128585 - Electrophoretic display device, method for driving electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display device including a display section in which an electrophoretic element containing electrophoretic particles is sandwiched between a pair of substrates, and which has pixels is provided. The electrophoretic display device includes pixel electrodes formed on one of the pair of substrates, each of the pixel electrodes being... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090128583 - Image display device and method capable of adjusting brightness: Provided is an image display device capable of adjusting brightness. The image display device includes a brightness determining unit that determines the brightness of image data, applied from outside, so as to output a backlight selection signal and a contrast selection signal; a backlight control unit that is connected to... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090128589 - Display device and pixel therefor: A pixel includes a primary element and a secondary element. At least a portion of the primary element is deformable between two positions. In one position, the light source is reflected such that the observer observes a dark pixel. In the other position, the light is reflected such that the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

  
05/14/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20090121968 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes first display means that displays an image in monochrome, first control means that controls the display of the monochrome image, and interface means that is used to communicate with the first control means. When second control means that controls second display means is connected to the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090121969 - Multi-display system for displaying identical information on multiple display screens situated in different viewing planes for monitoring or demonstrating the activity of the input device's operator: A multi-display screen device including a plurality of display screens with each display screen situated in alternative directions and each display screen displaying identical images. This device can be used with any input device. The preferred embodiment is a two panel display device in which the screen of each panel... Agent: Michelle N. Schneiderheinze Hunziker Law Group - Commerce Bank Bldg.

20090121970 - household appliance: This invention relates to a household appliance (1) comprising a display unit (6) installed thereon.... Agent: Venable, Campillo, Logan & Meaney, P.C.

20090121971 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus which comprises an image module for generating an image, a spectacle-like frame which carries the image module, and wherein the spectacle-like frame comprises a front portion with a nose support, as well as two lateral temples mounted to the front portion. At least one of the temples... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.

20090121972 - Crt display having a single plane sheath beam bender and video correction: There are provided CRT display systems. A CRT display system includes an electron gun assembly, a single plane sheath beam bender, and a digital processor. The electron gun assembly is configured to emit electron beams. The single plane sheath beam bender is configured to apply a deflection force to the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC

20090121973 - Display device and method of fabricating the same: A display device includes a pixel unit, the pixel unit including at least one pixel having a control line coupled thereto, the control line being configured to supply a control signal to the pixel, a data line configured to supply a data signal to the pixel, and at least one... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090121974 - Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display device including: a pixel array part configured to include scan lines disposed along rows, signal lines disposed along columns, and pixels that are disposed at intersections of the scan lines and the signal lines and are arranged in a matrix; and a drive part configured... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090121975 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus includes: a plurality of line switching units which corresponds to a plurality of image signals and selectively transmits the plurality of image signals; an output switching unit which selectively outputs one of the plurality of image signals transmitted by the plurality of line switching units; and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090121977 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display device includes a plurality of scan lines, each scan line corresponding to a plurality of discharge cells, a controller and a driver. The controller may be adapted to determine, for at least one of the plurality of scan lines, a width of a scan pulse to be... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090121976 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: Wall charges of a turn-off cell selected from among a plurality of discharge cells are erased by applying an address voltage to a third electrode corresponding to the turn-off cell in an address period, and first and second pulse strings are respectively applied to first electrodes and second electrodes in... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090121978 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A plasma display device includes a plurality of scan lines for selecting a plurality of discharge cells and extending in a row direction. The plasma display device sequentially applies a scan pulse to the plurality of scan lines. The plasma display device calculates a data similarity ratio of two adjacent... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090121979 - Method of driving plasma display panel: A method of driving a plasma display panel (PDP) capable of improving gray scale display comprises the steps of applying pulses having a first voltage to first electrodes and second electrodes during a sustain period of at least one subfield and reducing a voltage of the first electrodes to a... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090121980 - Display apparatus and information processing apparatus using the same: A display apparatus has a plurality of column-current generating circuits for supplying signal currents respectively to the corresponding columns of a plurality of EL devices that are arranged two-dimensionally. Each of the column-current generating circuits includes two or more transistor devices the gates, sources and drains of which are respectively... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090121984 - Electroluminescent display panel and electronic device: An EL display panel including: a pixel array section in which EL display elements whose light emission state is controlled by an active matrix driving system are arranged in a form of a matrix; a first writing control line driving section and a second writing control line driving section configured... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090121982 - Organic light emitting diode display and method for manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting device according to one or more embodiments includes a gate line, a data line intersecting the gate line, a switching thin film transistor connected to the gate line and the data line, a driving thin film transistor connected to the switching thin film transistor, and a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090121983 - Organic light emitting diode display and method for manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a plurality of first, second, and third pixels for displaying different colors, wherein the plurality of first and second pixels are alternately arranged in a first column, the plurality of third pixels are continuously arranged... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090121981 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method using the same: An organic light emitting display device is disclosed. The pixels of the display emit light which is independent of the threshold voltage of the drive transistor for the pixel. The pixel is reset before each time new data is written thereto, and the luminance data stored in the pixel includes... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090121986 - Display apparatus with solid state light emitting elements: A display apparatus includes a display system and a control system. The display system includes pixel units and a network interface based on a network protocol. The pixel units are arranged in a matrix and each of the pixel units includes solid state light emitting elements. The control system includes... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090121988 - Large scale flexible led video display and control system therefor: A flexible display for displaying images comprises a plurality of columns of pixel elements, each pixel element having display elements, a pixel driver for processing an output signal from a preceding adjacent pixel element in the same column and generating and transmitting an output signal to a succeeding adjacent pixel... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20090121987 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is provided, which includes a liquid crystal element including a pixel electrode, a counter electrode, and a liquid crystal disposed between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode, a light source, a comparing circuit configured to compare a potential of the pixel electrode and a... Agent: Eric Robinson

20090121985 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: A translucent organic light emitting display having high image quality is disclosed. The display includes a substantially transparent organic light emitting display (OLED) panel, and a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. The pixels in the OLED panel overlap the pixels in the LCD panel. The LCD panel pixels are configured... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090121989 - Active matrix device, electrooptic display, and electronic apparatus: An active matrix device includes: a plurality of pixel electrodes provided above a surface of the substrate; a plurality of switching elements provided so as to correspond to the pixel electrodes, each switching element including: a fixed electrode coupled to one of the pixel electrodes; a movable electrode provided so... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090121991 - Array substrate and liquid crystal display: An array substrate of liquid crystal display having a novel pixel structure comprises data lines; scanning lines, the scanning lines and the data lines being arranged across each other and defining a number of pixel regions; a dielectric layer disposed on the scanning lines; pixel electrodes in the pixel regions;... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20090121990 - Display apparatus: A threshold table (3) has stored therein thresholds for classifying gradation values, and the gradation values are classified into a plurality of gradation sections in accordance with the thresholds. A look-up table (2) has stored therein differential gradation values corresponding to combinations of gradation section values for data concerning the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090121992 - Color display apparatus: A color display apparatus is of the type wherein a unit pixel is constituted by at least three subpixels including first to third subpixels, and at each subpixel, a medium for changing an optical property depending on a voltage applied thereto is disposed. The color display apparatus includes means for... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090121993 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving same: A color field-sequential liquid crystal display device comprising: a liquid crystal panel; a planar light-source unit for emitting light toward the liquid crystal panel; and a signal processor connected to the liquid crystal panel and to the planar light-source unit; wherein the signal processing includes: a comparing unit that compares... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090121994 - Display device, liquid crystal monitor, liquid crystal television receiver, and display method: In one embodiment of the present invention, a display device is disclosed wherein if a frame luminance is less than a maximum value, the device creates a difference between luminance outputs in the two subframes and sets the luminance difference to a value less than a sub-maximum luminance which is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090121995 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and method for driving the LCD using one or more polarity inversion methods is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a method of driving an LCD comprising a liquid crystal panel partitioned by a plurality of gate lines and data lines and including... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090121996 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is provided with: a number of gate signal lines and a number of drain signal lines formed so as to cross the gate signal lines provided on the surface of one of a pair of substrates provided so as to face each other with liquid... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090121997 - Display device: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present invention, a display device includes a timing controller that generates a control signal and a data signal for displaying an image, a memory that records the data signal, and an I2C bus that connects the timing controller and the memory... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090121998 - Display apparatus and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display apparatus (1) wherein the shift registers of a source driver (4) are configured by use of asynchronous RS flip-flops in which an active input to a set input terminal has a higher priority than an active input to a reset terminal. In a second mode of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090121999 - Temperature sensor for liquid crystal display device: A temperature sensing apparatus for a liquid crystal display device is disclosed. The apparatus can measure the device temperature without the existence of a conventional PN junction. The temperature sensing apparatus comprises at least one thin-film transistor (TFT) cell, a variable current source, a buffer and a sensing circuit. Each... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20090122003 - Driving device for backlight module and display device thereof: A display device and a driving device for driving a backlight module are provided. The driving device includes a power conversion circuit (PCC), a PWM generator, a current control unit (CCU) and a voltage feedback compensation circuit (VFCC). The PCC is used for converting an input voltage into an adjustable... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090122000 - Image processing method of backlight illumination control and device using the same: An image processing method of backlight illumination control is provided herein. First, an image including a plurality of pixels is received, wherein a first function is a relation between a gray-level value of one of the pixels and a displaying illumination of a backlight. The first function is compared with... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090122004 - Light source system for a color flat panel display: A system for operating a color flat panel display (FPD) is provided that includes a color FPD, a light source, and a display processing device. The color FPD has an adjustable color depth and is configured to reflect ambient light. The light source transmits light through the bottom surface of... Agent: Joseph M. Sauer, Esq. Jones, Day, Reavis & Pogue

20090122001 - Method and apparatus for image display with backlight illumination: An LCD display apparatus arranged to display image on an image display surface at an image frame rate of M image frames per second, the apparatus including a backlight arrangement comprising an LED backlight device for providing backlight illumination to said image display surface and a backlight controller for controlling... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090122002 - Method for driving field sequential lcd backlight: The present invention provides a method for driving a backlight module of a liquid crystal display. The backlight module includes three light sources, a first light source, a second light source, and a third light source, that illuminate different color light respectively. The method includes sequentially turning on the three... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090122005 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof for reducing the number of data lines and the number of data drive integrated circuits corresponding thereto are disclosed. In the device, a plurality of gate lines is provided in a direction crossing a plurality of data lines. First and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090122006 - Enhanced protocol and architecture for low bandwidth force feedback game controller: Haptic features are stored in a haptic device by preloading or otherwise downloading them, e.g., wirelessly, into the haptic device at the time of manufacture, immediately prior to game play, during game play, and/or at any other time. Haptic features may be activated, deactivated, modified or replaced at any time.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20090122007 - Input device, control method of input device, and program: Disclosed herein is an input device including, a target creating section a performing section, and a height information generating section wherein the target creating section generates the information on the target to which information the height information is added, and the performing section performs predetermined processing on a basis of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090122008 - Probe with a virtual marker: A probe for use in a coordinate digitizing system includes an indicator, such as a pointing tip or crosshairs, and a marker, the location of which can be determined by a marker tracking system relative to a coordinate system. The probe is configured to effectively place the marker's virtual image—as... Agent: The Marbury Law Group, PLLC

20090122009 - System and method for controlling cursor movement: A system and method are provided for controlling the movement of a cursor relative to an image displayed in a video screen display by way of an operating element that is rotatable about its longitudinal axis, while being moveable is at least two additional degrees of freedom transverse to the... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090122010 - Apparatus for operating objects and a method for identifying markers from digital image frame data: An input apparatus other than mice is provided that supports an input to a computer by fingers or a mouth. An apparatus for operating objects according to the present invention operates an object on a screen based on an imaged operating element. The apparatus includes a computing apparatus; a display... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20090122011 - Efficient mode switching in a video processor system: Methods and apparatus are provided for efficiently controlling source computers connected to a display system. A control computer is connected to one or more source computers and video output is shown on a display system. A mouse and associated input devices may operate in video processor mode or source computer... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20090122012 - User input device with ring-shaped scroll wheel: A user input device including a ring-shaped scroll wheel for use with a computing device is provided. The user input device includes a housing and a scroll wheel assembly coupled to the housing. The scroll wheel assembly includes a scroll wheel having a ring-shaped body and a scroll wheel support... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090122013 - Keyboard device and keyboard cover: A label having an identifier 41L is applied to the upper left corner of the key top of each character key in a left hand region of a keyboard device. A label having an identifier 41R is applied to the upper right corner of the key top of each character... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090122014 - Method and apparatus for processing character-input: Provided are a method and apparatus for processing character-input. The processing method includes receiving a first signal representing a classification of a character to be input and a second signal representing a key selected from a plurality of keys to which a character of the classification is assigned, requesting an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090122015 - Mobile terminals having a movable keyboard and methods for operating the same: Mobile terminals are provided including a portable housing. A display is rotatably coupled to the portable housing for movement between a closed position proximate the housing to an open position extending from the housing. A keypad moveably coupled to the portable housing. A coupling mechanism couples to the display and... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090122016 - Keypad panel assembly having laterally-illuminated keypad surface: A keypad panel assembly having a laterally-illuminated keypad surface is arranged on an electronic device. The keypad panel includes a light-guiding plate and a panel. The light-guiding plate has a carrier thereon. One side surface of the carrier is provided with a plurality of protruding strips. Each protruding strip is... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090122024 - Display device provided with optical input function: In a display device, an object approaching a display unit is detected by referring to an image picked up by the display unit. An alternating current drive circuit drives an alternating current signal to the display unit, so that a detection circuit detects an amplitude change or a phase shift.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090122019 - Display for information handling system: An information handling system includes a chassis. A first display is coupled to the chassis. A card slot is defined by the chassis. A window is defined by the chassis immediately adjacent the card slot, and a card including a second display may be positioned in the card slot such... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090122023 - Information display apparatus, method for displaying information, program, and recording medium: An original image is displayed on a display screen. Here, when a sub-screen input mode is set, a sub-screen that is obtained by reducing an entire screen displayed on the display screen is displayed on an image display portion. The user uses an electronic pen to select an optional input... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090122022 - Method for displaying content and electronic apparatus using the same: A method of displaying content and an electronic apparatus using the same, the method of displaying content of an electronic apparatus using an touchscreen including: dividing the touchscreen into a viewable area and an un-viewable area according to a touching of the touchscreen; and displaying the content on the viewable... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090122017 - Mobile electronic device having capacitive sensor with reduced visibility isolation areas and corresponding method: A mobile electronic device and corresponding method have a user interface for receiving a touch input. The mobile electronic device includes a capacitive sensor having an electrode layer with non-etched away portions and etched away portions, and having isolation areas formed in the etched away portions, and a segmented optical... Agent: Prass LLP

20090122025 - Terminal with touch screen and method for inputting message therein: A terminal with a touch screen and a method for inputting a message therein are provided. The method includes: arranging at least two letters allocated to a key area of the touch screen in a message input mode and displaying the letters in the key area; determining whether a touch-flick... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090122020 - Touch pad system: Radiation guided by Total Internal Reflection inside a solid element from a point of engagement of a reflecting/emitting/scattering object and toward a detector reaches an area of the solid element on which the surface has areas preventing reflection of the radiation back into the element. This provides a spatial modulation... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP

20090122021 - Touch screen display with electric field shielding layer: Disclosed is a touch screen display with an electric field shielding layer arranged between a liquid crystal layer of an LCD device and a glass substrate, having a touch sensing layer arranged on a top surface thereof, so that the electric field shielding layer isolates signal interference between the touch... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090122018 - User interface for touchscreen device: A free-flowing user interface for a touchscreen device of a mobile electronic device provides touch-sensitive application icons and a touch-sensitive hotspot having an optional activation radius surrounding the hotspot. A user can launch a selected application by touching the hotspot and then touching and dragging the application icon corresponding to... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20090122026 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal having an input device that performs inputting in a tactile manner is disclosed. A touch screen of a first region and touch buttons of a second region are implemented by a single touch sheet without having ouch sensing units. Thus, manufacturing, assembling and handling can be facilitated.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090122027 - Touch panel display system with illumination and detection provided from a single edge: A touch panel that has a front surface, a rear surface, a plurality of edges and an interior volume. An energy source is positioned in proximity to a first edge of the touch panel and is configured to emit energy that is propagated within the interior volume of the touch... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090122028 - Method for determining the location of impacts by acoustic imaging: A method for determining the location of an impact on a surface (1) comprising N acoustic sensors (2a, 2b, 2c), transmitting a sensed signal si(t) to a processing unit (4) comprises the following steps (a) computing P intercorrelation products (b) calculating P inverse Fourier transforms p′ij (u) (c) computing for... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20090122030 - Display system and method for detecting pointed position: A plurality of infrared-light-emitting areas are displayed in a display screen of a liquid crystal display apparatus in a method that allows each of the infrared-light-emitting areas to be distinguished. Then, an image in a direction of a pointed position is captured by an operating device. Further, a predetermined number... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090122029 - Stylus pen: An improved stylus pen is disclosed, which comprises a body; a pen support part which is engaged to an upper side of the body and includes a support body having a holding groove at its one side, and a stopper support part which is spaced apart from an inner wall... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090122032 - Hand-held electronic device with multiple input mode thumbwheel: A thumbwheel input device oriented on an incline and comprising a wheel such that a first input is generated by rotation of the wheel about its axis, and a holder also having an axis of rotation and a portion thereon to receive the wheel whereby a second input is generated... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090122031 - Scroll device and method of using the same: A scroll device and a scroll method are provided. The scroll device includes a scroll button installed and partially projected on the case frame of an apparatus, the scroll button being able to move in forward and backward directions by manipulation, a sensing means for detecting the movement of the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090122033 - Circuit board and liquid crystal display comprising the same: Provided are a circuit board that stores Extended Display Identification Data (EDID) information provided externally and a liquid crystal display (LCD) comprising the same. The liquid crystal display comprises a circuit board and a liquid crystal panel. The circuit board comprises a first connector which receives an externally provided video... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090122036 - Controller and driver features for bi-stable display: An interference modulator (Imod) incorporates anti-reflection coatings and/or microfabricated supplemental lighting sources. An efficient drive scheme is provided for matrix addressed arrays of IMods or other micromechanical devices. An improved color scheme provides greater flexibility. Electronic hardware can be field reconfigured to accommodate different display formats and/or application functions. An... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090122034 - Display device, and driving apparatus and driving method thereof: In a display device, a first frame of input image signals is received by a signal controller, stored in a memory, and applied to rows of pixels while a gate driver scans a gate-on voltage to a gate line in a first mode to select a row of pixels, one... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090122035 - Driving device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A driving device for driving an electro-optical device includes an outputting section that divides original image signal into and outputs a number of signal portions. The number corresponds to a number of groups of data lines. An assigning section assigns the signal portions to the data lines of corresponding group.... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090122037 - Plasma display panel and method of driving the same: There is provided a method of driving a plasma display panel (PDP) capable of reducing an address period. The method of driving a PDP includes supplying scan signals to scan lines and supplying data signals to address electrodes. Each of the scan lines includes a scan pulse, and each of... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090122038 - Semiconductor circuit: A semiconductor circuit with the reduced scale of circuitry and a semiconductor integrated circuit chip which is obtained by integrating the semiconductor circuit and enables chip size reduction are provided. For this purpose, a two-decode method is used. The method uses: a pre-decode circuit comprising a first decoder of the... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090122039 - Display apparatus and electronic device provided with the same: In a display apparatus having an active matrix substrate, a counter substrate provided so as to be opposed to a pixel array region of the active matrix substrate, and a display medium provided in a gap between the active matrix substrate and the counter substrate, an optical sensor (11) is... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090122040 - Drive device and drive method: A first generation section (106) sequentially turns k first signals to the output state. A second generation section (107) sequentially turns m second signals to the output state. A total of (k×m) output circuits (X1 to Xkm) are divided into k groups. Each of the k groups includes m output... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090122042 - Plasma display device and method for driving plasma display panel: One field period includes a plurality of subfields each having an initialization period in which a gradually descending sloping waveform voltage is applied to a scan electrode, a writing period in which a negative scan pulse voltage is applied to the scan electrode, and a sustain period. A sloping waveform... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090122041 - Plasma display device and method of driving plasma display panel: In displaying a predetermined image on a plasma display panel, occurrence of an initializing bright point can be suppressed to reduce the maximum voltage in an all-cell initializing operation, light emission in the all-cell initializing operation is suppressed to reduce the black luminance, and the contrast is sharpened. In driving... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090122043 - Systems for displaying images: A system for displaying images is provided. The system comprises a reference voltage source, a digital-to-analog converter, a multiplier and a buffer. The reference voltage source outputs a voltage signal, wherein the magnitude of the voltage signal is 1/N of a driving voltage. The digital-to-analog converter converts the voltage signal... Agent: Venable LLP

20090122044 - Circuit providing common voltage for panel of display: A circuit providing a common voltage for a panel of a display includes a first operational amplifier, a second operational amplifier, a third operational amplifier, a capacitor and a switch circuit. The first operational amplifier outputs a first voltage. The second operational amplifier is powered by the first voltage and... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090122046 - Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and electronic instrument: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a pixel array section including pixel circuits laid out to form a matrix as pixel circuits each having an electro optical device, a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor, and a storage capacitor; a power-supply scan circuit; a signal outputting circuit; and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090122047 - Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus: The present invention provides a display apparatus, includes: a pixel array section including a plurality of scanning lines disposed in rows, a plurality of signal lines disposed in columns, and a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns at places at which the scanning lines and the signal lines... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090122045 - Power source display apparatus, power source display method, and electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, a power source display apparatus is provided with a main power source switch, a power source display module, an Illumination performing decorative illumination display when lighted up, a setting module for setting whether or not the illumination should be caused to conduct decorative illumination display, and... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090122050 - Cooling apparatus of plasma display panel and method for stabilizing plasma display panel: A cooling apparatus of a plasma display panel and a method for stabilizing the PDP to minimize the residual image on the display are disclosed. In particular, the present invention minimizes the residual image that is generated due to the degeneration of phosphors caused by a high voltage and a... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090122049 - Display device and controlling method thereof: A conventional setting voltage was a value with an estimated margin of a characteristic change of a light emitting element. Therefore, a voltage between the source and drain of a driver transistor Vds had to be set high (Vds≧Vgs−VTh+a). This caused high heat generation and power consumption because a voltage... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090122048 - Display drive device: A display drive device includes a low-voltage circuit section driven by a first power supply potential and a high-voltage circuit section driven by a second power supply potential higher than the first power supply potential. The display drive device further includes a voltage supply circuit for supplying a third power... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090122051 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: The plasma display device includes a plurality of discharge cells, a controller, and a driver. The controller is configured to divide one frame into a plurality of subfields each having a weight value, determine a sustain number allocated to one frame according to a screen load ratio calculated based on... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090122053 - Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus: A plurality of scanning periods are combined to form a composite period (2H). Within the first period of the front half, threshold value (Vth) correction is carried out all at once, and within the second period of the latter half, signal (Vsig) writing operation is carried out. High speed writing... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090122052 - Overdrive apparatus for advancing the response time of a liquid crystal display: An overdrive apparatus for advancing the response time of a liquid crystal display (LCD) is disclosed, comprising a overdrive table, a memory storage, and a determining device, wherein the overdrive table is used for saving a plurality of overdrive-voltage values, the memory storage is used for saving a first frame,... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090122054 - Apparatus and method for driving liquid crystal display device: An apparatus for driving a liquid crystal display device, and which includes an image analyzer configured to compare a pattern of input image data with a plurality of stored patterns of image data, to determine a stored pattern of image data from the plurality of stored patterns of image data... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090122056 - Drive apparatus with improved testing properties: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a drive electronics for driving a display with a matrix 101 of picture elements. The drive circuit 102x and 102y for generating signals for driving the pixels via control lines 103 is provided with signals at the input terminals 110 via contact areas... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090122055 - Driving circuit for display device, and display device: A driving circuit of display device includes digital/current converting (DCC) circuits one for each data line. The DCC circuit operates to charge a capacitor with a reference current according to a supplied signal from a shift register. The DCC circuit stores a current value of the reference current and outputs... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090122057 - Method for increasing speed in virtual three dimensional application: A method for increasing speed in virtual 3D application is applied to a game console, which includes a processor and is used for outputting scan lines of a frame. The method includes the steps of: providing registers corresponding to the scan lines; and interrupting the processor in a vertical blank... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090122059 - Part identification image generation device, part identification image generation method, part identification image display device, part identification image display method, and recording medium: A disclosed part identification image generation device includes a model management unit that manages a 3D model; a model region calculation unit that projects the shape of the 3D model and computes model region information; a part region calculation unit that projects the shape of a part of the 3D... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090122058 - System and method for tracking three dimensional objects: Embodiments of the invention are directed to improved systems and methods for three dimensional (3D) image reconstruction. The systems and methods are directed to extracting, digitally reconstructing and optionally tracking 3D objects from multiple two dimensional (2D) video camera sources. The systems and methods are directed to reconstructing a 3D... Agent: Arnold & Porter LLP Attn:IPDocketing Dept.

20090122060 - Bone segmentation: c) expanding the bone seeds into bone components by progressively identifying candidate bone voxels, adjacent to the bone seeds or to other previously identified bone voxels, as bone voxels, responsive to predetermined criteria which distinguish bone voxels from voxels of other body tissue.... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan Prtsi, Inc.

20090122061 - Seismic data processing: A suite of processes and tools for preprocessing data prior to seismic interpretation including: voxel connectivity mapping, seismic response reduction, voxel suppression and voxel density. Voxel connectivity is used to assist with removing insignificant data. Seismic response reduction is used to reduce the seismic response of a given reflector to... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20090122063 - Computer graphics methods and systems using quasi-monte carlo methodology: A computer graphics system generates a pixel value for a pixel in an image, the pixel value being representative of a point in a scene as recorded on an image plane of a simulated camera, the computer graphics system comprising a sample point generator and a function evaluator. The sample... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP

20090122062 - Translating renderman shading language code: The present disclosure includes, among other things, systems, methods and program products for translating RenderMan shading language code.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090122064 - Efficient tile-based rasterization: An apparatus and method for rasterizing a primitive in a graphics system is disclosed in one example of the invention as including scanning a first row of tiles, one tile at a time, starting from a first point and scanning in a first direction. Immediately after scanning the first row... Agent: Stevens Law Group

20090122065 - Network rating visualization: In one example embodiment, a system and method is shown as including identifying a context set data defining a context within which a person resides. Next, an operation is executed so as to retrieve the context set data that includes person data and relationship between persons data, the relationship between... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20090122066 - Drawing-editing system and apparatus and grouping processing method: The drawing-editing system includes a drawing processing unit which draws a drawing object based on an input from a coordinate input apparatus, a calculation unit which calculates a first speed indicating a drawing speed upon drawing of a first drawing object drawn by the drawing processing unit, and a second... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090122067 - Open fonts including human-readable fonts for compilation: Described is a technology by which an open font type (e.g., comprising human-readable script) may be compiled into compiled font code (e.g., by a just-in-time, or JIT compiler) and used to provide a font for use by a requesting program. In one example, upon receiving a request to load a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090122068 - Intelligent configurable graphics bandwidth modulator: An apparatus and method to dynamically regulate system bandwidth in a graphics system includes receiving vertex data from an application by way of an application programming interface. The rate that the vertex data is received from the application is then determined. In the event the rate is greater than a... Agent: Stevens Law Group

20090122071 - Graphics processing method and system: The embodiments discussed herein involve flood filling a region with anti-aliasing. In forming a fill region, a candidate pixel can be included in the region based on a color of the pixel and also a color of a neighbor of the point. The inclusion basis may be a color distance... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090122072 - Graphics processing method and system: The embodiments discussed herein involve flood filling a region with anti-aliasing. In forming a fill region, a candidate pixel can be included in the region based on a color of the pixel and also a color of a neighbor of the point. The inclusion basis may be a color distance... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090122070 - Image display apparatus and image display method: An image display apparatus that displays an image on the basis of input image signals corresponding to sub-pixels forming one pixel includes a shift-amount storing unit that stores shift amounts of display positions of the sub-pixels relative to given reference positions in a display image, an image-signal correcting unit that... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090122069 - Information processing apparatus: A cellular phone includes an illuminance sensor and a controller. The illuminance sensor detects illuminance in an ambient environment of the cellular phone. The controller refers to a control table in which a brightness region corresponding to an illuminance value and a set value related to a brightness value of... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090122073 - Gamut mapping and subpixel rendering systems and methods: In a first embodiment, a display system comprises a display panel with 4 or more colored subpixels. The display system receives input image data specified in a first color space and outputs image data specified in a second color space. The display system further comprises a gamut mapping module for... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090122074 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device includes a color converter, a timing controller, and a display panel. The color converter converts R, G, and B data into R′, G′, B′, and W′ data. The R′, G′, B′, and W′ data includes first component data and second component data. The timing controller provides the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090122075 - Color conversion method and apparatus for display device: A color conversion method and apparatus for a multi-primary display (MPD) are provided with analyzing an input image to determine a transformation parameter; interpolating at least two look-up tables for color conversion according to the transformation parameter, in order to calculate a look-up table for the input image; and applying... Agent: Stein, Mcewen & Bui, LLP

20090122077 - Graphics processing method and system: The embodiments discussed herein involve flood filling a region with anti-aliasing. In forming a fill region, a candidate pixel can be included in the region based on a color of the pixel and also a color of a neighbor of the point. The inclusion basis may be a color distance... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090122078 - Graphics processing method and system: The embodiments discussed herein involve flood filling a region with anti-aliasing. In forming a fill region, a candidate pixel can be included in the region based on a color of the pixel and also a color of a neighbor of the point. The inclusion basis may be a color distance... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090122076 - Thin-line detection apparatus and method: An apparatus and method for detecting and handling thin lines in a raster image includes reading depth values for each pixel of an n×m block of pixels surrounding a substantially central pixel. Differences are then calculated for selected depth values of the n×m block of pixels to yield multiple difference... Agent: Stevens Law Group

20090122079 - Display apparatus, remote controller, display control method, and control method: In order to display selected content as desired by a viewer by performing an easy operation without interrupting current viewing, a display apparatus includes a reception unit for receiving from a remote controller for transmitting an operation instruction to the display apparatus operation information including the amount of operation of... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090122081 - Image compositing apparatus and image compositing method: A transition information calculating section 2 calculates the number of pixels moved by the transition effect of an image; an image generating section 3a reads out drawing source regions of image files 1a and 1b, which are calculated from the rounded down number of pixels moved, and writes into drawing... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090122080 - Information processing system and information processing apparatus: A display state of input data and a setting dialog on a display screen is determined to display the setting dialog at an appropriate position based on a determination result. An information processing system includes a scanner apparatus for inputting data and a PC for displaying input data input by... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090122082 - Superimposed display of image contours: Disclosed are computer-implemented methods, systems, and computer program products for displaying superimposed image contours. A first centroid or center-of-mass of a contour extracted from a first image that depicts a moving object as the object appeared at a first time is calculated. A second centroid or center-of-mass of a second... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP

20090122083 - Edge evaluation techniques for graphics hardware: The edge evaluation technique, in accordance with one embodiment of the present technology, includes determining a number of edges of a given primitive to be evaluated. The technique also includes sequencing evaluation of a first edge by a first edge evaluation circuit and a second edge by a second edge... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20090122085 - Display device, method and program: A display device includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire coordinates on a display screen designated by a coordinate input apparatus; a registering unit configured to register an enlargement target which is to be enlarged; an enlargement processing unit configured to enlarge and display a partial area, which includes the... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090122084 - Method of image scaling: A method of image scaling includes the steps of: determining the coordinates of a virtual pixel in an original image, wherein the virtual pixel corresponds to an actual pixel in a scaled image; determining the coordinates of four actual pixels in the original image that are closest to the virtual... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)

20090122090 - Data line driving circuit, electro-optic device, and electronic apparatus: To adjust brightness of an electro-optic device for each pixel. A data line driving circuit includes a DAC for generating a gray-scale current according to gray-scale data representing gray-scales of pixels, and a DAC for generating a correction current for correcting the brightness of the pixels. The data line driving... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090122087 - Display device: There is provided a display device capable of delivering adequate video display performance even when a lighting period of a backlight is varied in accordance with the content or the like of image data. The device has circuits (8050, 8060) for varying a lighting period of a backlight (8090) for... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090122089 - Image display apparatus and image display method: An image display apparatus that displays an image on the basis of image signals of sub-pixels of first, second, and third color components forming a pixel includes a first light modulating unit that modulates light of the first color component on the basis of the image signal of the sub-pixel... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090122086 - Light control picture frame: A light control picture frame system and method including a processor (300) responsive to a user input signal (350), generating a display signal (352), and generating a transmitter signal (354); a picture frame display (304) responsive to the display signal (352); a user input device (312) generating the user input... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090122088 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A plasma display device in which a single frame of an inputted video signal is divided into a plurality of subfields to display gray levels according to a combination of the subfields. The highest gray level among the gray levels of an image of a single frame is detected by... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

  
05/07/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20090115686 - Display system, display apparatus and control method thereof: A display system includes a server supplying an image signal through a network communication and at least one display apparatus displaying the image signal received through the network communication. The at least one display apparatus includes a display unit displaying the image signal thereon, a sensor device sensing a color... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090115687 - Video display device: When headphone housings (2) are tilted such that their upper portions are separated from side faces of the user's head and their lower portions are near the side faces, an arm (4) of the display section is horizontal. Generally, the human head at ear portions is formed in a shape... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090115688 - Light emitting display: A light emitting display includes light-emitting devices in which unnecessary layers for the emission operation of the light-emitting device are removed in an emission region, and in a case where a wavelength of a light, of which an interference intensity to the light emitted from an emissive layer constituting the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090115689 - Display apparatus: A liquid crystal display part includes a seven segment display group and first and second switches. If the first switch “on”, a display provided by the seven segment display group is switched to a normal direction display having an upward orientation. In addition, if the second switch is “on,” then... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090115691 - Display device: There is provided a display device including a plurality of pixels, a plurality of inverting circuits each for generating a second electrical potential by inverting a first electrical potential supplied to a pixel electrode included in the pixel, each of the plurality of inverting circuits being connected to a power... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090115690 - Gate drive circuit, display substrate having the same, and method thereof: A gate drive circuit includes a shift register, a clock wiring and a start wiring. The shift resister includes a plurality of stages arranged in a first direction on a base substrate to output a plurality of gate signals. The clock wiring is extended along the first direction. The clock... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090115696 - Method of driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus employing the same: The present invention relates to a method of driving a plasma display panel and a plasma display apparatus employing the same. In the plasma display apparatus, a plurality of scan electrodes formed in a plasma display panel are divided into first and second groups and then supplied with scan signals.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115699 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A method for driving a plasma display including a scan electrode and an address electrode crossing the scan electrode, the method including applying a scan pulse to the scan electrode and applying an address pulse to the address electrode when the scan pulse is applied to the address pulse. The... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090115693 - Plasma display apparatus: The present invention relates to a plasma display apparatus. In this plasma display apparatus, a plurality of scan electrodes are divided into first and second groups. An address period includes first and second group scan periods in which scan signals are supplied to the first and second groups, respectively. Scan... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115694 - Plasma display apparatus: The present invention relates to a plasma display apparatus. The plasma display apparatus includes a first layer and a second layer over an upper substrate of a plasma display panel. The first layer emits light having a peak at a first wavelength region with light emitted from a discharge space.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115695 - Plasma display apparatus: The present invention relates to a plasma display apparatus. The plasma display apparatus includes a first layer and a second layer over an upper substrate of a plasma display panel. The first layer emits light having a peak at a first wavelength region with light emitted from a discharge space.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115692 - Plasma display apparatus and method of driving plasma display panel: The present invention relates to a plasma display apparatus. In an aspect, the plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including a plurality of scan electrodes and sustain electrodes formed on an upper substrate, and a plurality of address electrodes formed on a lower substrate, and a driver for... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115697 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: In a plasma display device and a driving method thereof, a scan voltage is set to be lower than a reset minimum voltage in order to reduce an address discharge delay in an address period. In addition, in the address period, an address voltage and a scan voltage are set... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090115698 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: In a plasma display device, a single frame is divided into a plurality of subfields each having a luminance weight value, and a plurality of video signals, each corresponding to the plurality of discharge cells, are converted into a plurality of subfield data indicating whether or not light emission is... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090115700 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a display unit including a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of signal lines, a scanning unit that sequentially scans lines corresponding to the plurality of signal lines, a memory circuit that stores video data based on a scanning signal from the scanning... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090115701 - Method of driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus employing the same: The present invention relates to a method of driving a plasma display panel and a plasma display apparatus employing the same. A plurality of scan electrodes formed in a plasma display panel may be divided into first and second groups, each of the first and second groups may be divided... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115702 - Method of driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus thereof: The present invention relates to a plasma display apparatus and, more particularly, to a method of driving a plasma display panel. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including a plurality of scan electrodes and sustain electrodes formed on an upper substrate, and a plurality of address electrodes... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115708 - Active matrix display device: An active matrix display device includes a driving section provided on a substrate, an insulating film stacked on the substrate, and light-emitting elements arranged in a matrix on the insulating film, and each of the light-emitting elements includes an light-emitting layer between its upper and lower electrodes, the active matrix... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090115709 - Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and electronic instrument: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a pixel array section including pixel circuits each having an electro optical device, a signal writing transistor, a signal storage capacitor, and a device driving transistor; and a pixel driving section, wherein: in a no-light emission period, the pixel driving section carries out... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090115705 - Electro-luminescent display device: An electro-luminescent display includes a first array of light-emitting elements. Each of these light-emitting elements has an optical element. A second array of light-emitting elements also includes a second optical element different from the first. One or more row lines are electrically connected to either light-emitting elements in the first... Agent: David Novais Patent Legal Staff

20090115703 - Led display with control circuit: An active-matrix circuit for controlling an LED display pixel that includes a control circuit responsive to control signals for storing a luminance value in a storage circuit during a frame period. A drive circuit responds to the storage circuit for controlling current through an LED to emit light at a... Agent: David Novais Patent Legal Staff

20090115706 - Organic light emitting diode display and method for manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting device including a first pixel, a second pixel and a third pixel displaying different colors from each other according to the present invention, the organic light emitting device includes a reflecting electrode and a translucent member forming a micro-cavity along with the reflecting electrode, wherein a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090115707 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving thereof: An organic light-emitting display device and a method of driving the display device are disclosed. A pixel circuit used in the organic light-emitting display device includes a first switching transistor, a second switching transistor and a driving transistor. The first switching transistor switches a data voltage in response to a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090115704 - Pixel circuit for an active matrix organic light-emitting diode display: A pixel circuit for an OLED element comprises first, second, third and fourth transistors wherein controllable conduction paths of the first and second transistors are connected for receiving a data signal current, and the control electrodes thereof are connected for receiving a select signal for being enabled thereby. The third... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090115710 - Circuit and method for controlling a liquid crystal segment display: Circuit and method for controlling a liquid crystal segment (1) display wherein the shape of the control signals of the segments (e1, e2, b1, b2) is adapted according to a supply voltage (Vdd) so as to compensate at least partially the opacity variations caused by the supply voltage variations.... Agent: Blank Rome LLP

20090115711 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device can achieve reduction in the thickness thereof and the size of its frame while reducing color unevenness even when single color LEDs are incorporated as a light source for a backlight. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel, a light guide plate... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090115712 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel having a first substrate, a second substrate, and a Positive liquid crystal sandwiched between the first and second substrates. The liquid crystal display panel includes a plurality of sub pixels which include a first electrode and a second electrode... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090115713 - Color liquid crystal display device assembly: A color liquid crystal display device assembly includes a color liquid crystal display device in which pixels each including at least a first subpixel, a second subpixel, and a third subpixel are arranged in a two-dimensional matrix, and a planar light source device which has light sources emitting first primary... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090115714 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) having color filters configured according to optical characteristics of a field emission backlight. The LCD includes: a display panel having color filters including red, green, and blue filters; and a backlight device at a rear side of the display panel and including a vacuum panel... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090115715 - Liquid crystal display source driver integrated circuit: A source driver eliminates the need for a level shifter and enables the use of a low voltage digital-to-analog converter by using an operational buffer that performs voltage amplification in addition to driving a TFT panel.... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20090115717 - Display method for liquid crystal panel, and display apparatus: A display method for a liquid crystal panel is provided. The method includes a step of scanning pixels, arranged in a matrix, in an horizontal direction and in a vertical direction, to write video signals, thereby performing display; and a step of delaying the vertical-direction scanning for writing the video... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090115716 - Shift register, circuit driving display device, and display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, the present shift register is a shift register provided in a display device by which a partial-screen display is available. The shift register includes a shift stopping circuit that is provided in an in-between stage, and stops operation of the shift register between... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090115719 - Display method for lcd device with reduced color break-up: The present invention provides a display method for an LCD device with reduced color break-up, comprising the following steps: generating a control signal for each sub-frame, and displaying the sub-frames successively. The present invention generates, according to brightness of a screen to be displayed, second backlight control signals and second... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090115718 - Liquid crystal display method and the appratus thereof: The present invention discloses a liquid crystal display method, which can adjust the brightness of different segments of backlight according to the different images. Especially, the present invention discloses a liquid crystal display method, which includes: receiving a image signal; analyzing the image signal; dividing the image into at least... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090115720 - Liquid crystal display, liquid crystal display module, and method of driving liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes: a light source section including a plurality of lighting sections; a light source driving section for determining a light intensity of each lighting section according to the image signal inputted and driving the light source section so that each lighting section is independently activated with... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090115721 - Gesture recognition light and video image projector: A system and method is provided for a gesture recognition interface system. The system comprises a projector configured to project colorless light and visible images onto a background surface. The projection of the colorless light can be interleaved with the projection of the visible images. The system also comprises at... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.

20090115722 - Apparatus and method for tracking a light pointer: A light pointer apparatus has a light source module for projecting a light beam onto a surface. The light pointer apparatus also has an image sensor module and a transmitter module. The image sensor module detects a position in the surface of a visible light spot generated by the projected... Agent: Curtis A. Vock Attorney At Law

20090115725 - Input device and method of operation thereof: A generic input device built of Electro-optical camera, sensors, buttons and communication means, provides a measure for operating in absolute and/or relational mode, most software applications on many electronic platforms with display independent of the screen characters.... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20090115723 - Multi-directional remote control system and method: A multi-directional remote control system and method is adapted for use with an entertainment system of a type including a display (112) such as a monitor or TV and having display functions employing a mouse type control. The remote controller (110) may be conveniently held in one hand of a... Agent: Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20090115724 - Three-dimensional operation input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, method of producing a three-dimensional operation input apparatus, and handheld apparatus: A three-dimensional operation input apparatus for controlling a pointer on a screen includes: a casing; a sensor for detecting a movement of the casing; a movement value calculation section for calculating, based on a detection value detected by the sensor, first and second movement values respectively corresponding to the movements... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090115726 - Method for selecting the sensitivity of an input device: t

20090115727 - Input device with physiological measuring function: An input device with the physiological measuring function includes a housing, a circuit board, a sensor module and a light guiding element. The housing has a transparent handheld part. The circuit board is disposed in the housing. The sensor module is electrically connected with the circuit board. The light guiding... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090115728 - Optical image detecting structure with multiple function: A multiple function optical image detecting structure includes a shell body, a tracing ball, an optical base, a circuit board, a light-emitting element, and an image sensor. The shell body receives the tracing ball. The optical base has a slanted spectroscope that faces part of the spherical surface of the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090115729 - Cursor control device for avionics displays: A device for controlling a cursor on an avionics display screen. The device has a grab handle conveniently located and shaped to be comfortably gripped. The handle is equipped with a trackball which can be turned by the thumb to move the cursor on the display. Alternatively or additionally, a... Agent: Garmin International, Inc. Attn: Legal - Ip

20090115730 - Data input device and method thereof: Disclosed is a data input device and method thereof. The data input device comprises one or more character input buttons and character designation buttons, each having two operating states, input signal generators corresponding respectively to the plurality of buttons and generating input signals when the buttons are pressed, and an... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090115732 - Keyboard structure with a keyboard input function and a sensor pad input function: A keyboard structure with a keyboard input function and a sensor pad input function includes a motherboard module, a keyboard module, and a sensor pad module. The keyboard module is electrically connected with the motherboard module, and the keyboard module has a keyboard/sensor pad input function switch unit. The sensor... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090115731 - Raised rail enhanced reduced keyboard upon a handheld electronic device: A handheld wireless communication device is disclosed that has a housing, display, and keyboard. The keyboard consists of a plurality of keys having a right-hand keyfield located on a right-hand side of at least one elongate raised rail and a left-hand keyfield located on a left-hand side of at least... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090115737 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device of the invention includes a display panel 10 and a touch panel 22. A detector circuit 50 has switches 411 and 412. Switches 411 and 412 are alternately turned on and off repeatedly in the setting period. Touch detection is performed during a counting period that follows... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090115738 - Display with touch panel: A flat panel display having a display panel, a touch panel, a supporting structure and a frame is provided. The touch panel is assembled on the display panel. The supporting structure has a supporting unit and an elastic unit at least. The supporting unit is utilized for carrying the touch... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090115733 - Electronic device and tactile touch screen: An electronic device includes a base, a touch screen display, a shape memory alloy and operational components. The touch screen display is connected to the base and moveable relative to the base and includes a display device and a touch-sensitive input surface overlying the display device and connected to a... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20090115740 - Interrupt reduction method in touch screen controller: Integration of a FIFO memory, FIFO threshold and a timer, along with the other components of a touch screen system allows the number of interrupts to the touch screen controller to be reduced while allowing all point data to be acquired and preserved. In the first touch-detect event, an interrupt... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20090115739 - Method of providing user interface in a portable terminal: A method of providing a user interface for invoking a function related with a state indicator in a portable terminal where an altered state representation of the state indicator is displayed when a predetermined change occurs in the state representation of the state indicator is disclosed. According to the method,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.

20090115734 - Perceivable feedback: The present invention is directed to a portable device and a method for using such a device, which device includes a touch sensitive arrangement comprising: a touch-surface arranged to be operatively actuated and to operatively receive touches from a user of the device, an actuator arrangement arranged to operatively actuate... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090115735 - Sensor with pressure-induced varied capacitance: A sensor with pressure-induced varied capacitance is disclosed. Each sensor pixel circuit of the sensor includes a touch capacitor, a charge TFT for storing charge at the touch capacitor according to a previous scan line, and a readout TFT for reading out voltage across the touch capacitor according to a... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090115736 - System having user interface using motion based object selection and mouse movement: A system includes a touchscreen display and an interface application. The interface application controls the touchscreen display to provide a container and a 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 interface control.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090115741 - Touch sensor and touch screen panel: A touch sensor includes a first substrate, a second substrate, an inducing electrode and an inducing switch. The second substrate is disposed opposite the first substrate. The inducing electrode is disposed on the first substrate. The inducing switch disposed on the second substrate includes a first switch electrode, a second... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090115743 - Liquid crystal display device: A capacitive touch screen 50 and a liquid crystal display panel 30 are connected, by the same flexible wiring substrate 70, on an interior side when the touch screen 50 and the liquid crystal display panel 30 are laid one on top of the other. By so doing, a terminal... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090115742 - On-screen input image display system: A detection resolution is improved in a display device that employs an electrostatic capacity coupling type touch panel provided with a transparent conductive film serving as a detection film. A plurality of electrode terminals (102) is provided such that at least three electrode terminals (102) are aligned in each side... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090115744 - Electronic freeboard writing system: A writing system includes a pen with a two-dimensional optical sensor and a three dimensional acceleration sensor positioned to indicate movement of the pen. A calibrator is coupled to receive path coordinate signals from the two-dimensional optical sensor and the three dimensional acceleration sensor. The calibrator and the two-dimensional optical... Agent: Michael Winfield Goltry

20090115746 - 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

20090115745 - Stylus, handheld electronic device, and method for operating the same: A handheld electronic device comprising a main body, a stylus and a non-contact sensor is provided. The main body has a containing slot, and the stylus having a sensing region is suitable for being inserted into the containing slot. The non-contact sensor is disposed beside the containing slot. The non-contact... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090115747 - Digital notebook: This invention relates to a digital notebook which comprises a pen, a USB storage unit and paper. The pen is provided with a wireless transmission module. The USB storage unit is provided with a wireless reception module, a processing module and a data storage module, and the USB storage unit... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090115749 - Input device: Disclosed is an input device. The input device includes a substrate including a sensor, a housing having an opening on the substrate, a sliding member slidably installed between the housing and the substrate, a sensing plate coupled with the sliding member to face the sensor, and a magnetic substance circumferentially... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20090115748 - Inputting device: An inputting device includes an actuator that can move and rotate, a rotation sensor for detecting a rotation of the actuator, a movement sensor for detecting that the actuator moves to a predetermined position, and a rotation suppressor for preventing the actuator from rotating when the actuator moves to the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090115751 - Apparatus and method for control of multiple displays: Methods and systems are disclosed for presenting media content on display systems. The display system includes two or more displays. In some display systems, the displays may be oriented in at least two different directions. Each of the displays are connected to a graphics communication bus. The graphics communication bus... Agent: Traskbritt, P.C.

20090115753 - Display apparatus and controlling method thereof: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a first video signal input terminal, a second video signal input terminal, a multiplexer, an identification detector, and a controller. The multiplexer has an identification output terminal, a first identification input terminal, and a second identification input terminal. The first identification... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090115752 - Display apparatus and method: A display apparatus and method are provided. A first control unit of the display device controls operation of the display apparatus, receives image signals from the external device, and displays the image signals. A second control unit receives user commands input through an input unit which is mounted in the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090115754 - Image display apparatus using thin-film transistors: There are provided a display apparatus and a display method, with which compressed image data that is to be decompressed can be transmitted to the display apparatus in an environment in which a transmission capacity is not always secured, and good image display is realized. An example of the display... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090115750 - Pixel driving method, pixel driving device and liquid crystal display using thereof: The present invention provides a pixel driving method for a liquid crystal display. The pixel includes a storage capacitor and a liquid crystal capacitor. The pixel driving method includes steps of: providing a common voltage signal to a liquid crystal capacitor, and providing a bias signal to a storage capacitor... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090115755 - Vacuum fluorescent display driving circuit: A vacuum fluorescent display driving circuit is disclosed. The vacuum fluorescent display driving circuit is used for driving a vacuum fluorescent display to avoid unusual displaying caused by coupling of the vacuum fluorescent display. The vacuum fluorescent display driving circuit includes a first output pin set and a second output... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090115757 - Low-power image display device and method: Provided is a low-power image display device including a brightness determining unit that determines the brightness of image data applied from outside; a histogram analyzing unit that is connected to the brightness determining unit, calculates a cumulative distribution function (CDF) of the determined image data, and selects the brightness of... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090115756 - Matrix phosphor cold cathode display employing ion activated phosphors: A vacuum flat panel display has a plurality of associated pixels each having a phosphor and nanotubes and a surrounding control frame. When a pixel voltage is negative relative to the frame then a plurality of electrons emitted by the nanotubes are attracted to the frame whereby electrons strike gas... Agent: The Plevy Law Firm Arthur L. Plevy

20090115758 - Drive circuit of display apparatus, pulse generation method, display apparatus: The subject invention provides a drive circuit for a display apparatus, comprising: a shift register; and a pulse generation circuit for generating a drive pulse signal using an output pulse signal generated in the shift register, wherein: the pulse generation circuit forms a pulse-starting edge and a pulse-termination edge of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090115759 - Method and apparatus for driving plasma display panel: The present invention relates to a plasma display panel, and more specifically, a method and an apparatus for driving a plasma display panel. According to the present invention, a method for driving a plasma display panel in which pluralities of first electrodes and second electrodes are arranged parallel and to... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090115763 - Drive method for an electrophoretic display device and an electrophoretic display device: A drive method for an electrophoretic display device that has an electrophoretic device composed of a suspension fluid containing electrophoretic particles disposed between a common electrode and a plurality of pixel electrodes, a driver that drives the electrophoretic device by applying voltage between the common electrode and the plural pixel... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090115760 - Field-through compensation circuit and display device: In order to reduce a field-through voltage generated by switching elements, and to decrease a difference between the field-through voltages generated by the respective switching elements arranged on the same scanning line, a negative charge, which is leaked when an input switching element SWa is changed from ON to OFF,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090115766 - Method and device for driving an image display apparatus:

20090115765 - Method of driving organic electroluminescence emission portion: Disclosed herein is a method of driving an organic electroluminescence emission portion, the driving method including the steps of: executing steps from preprocessing step to writing step for at least continuous three scanning time periods; applying a first node initialization voltage to corresponding one of the data lines, and supplying... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090115761 - Pixel driving method: A pixel driving method for a display device is provided. The display device includes at least a first and a second pixels coupled to a signal terminal. The first pixel is located farther from the signal terminal than the second pixel, and each pixel is driven during a time period,... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090115764 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A method of driving a plasma display using a frame having a plurality of weighted subfields includes applying overlapping sustain pulses to first and second electrodes of the display during a sustain period of at least one subfield in the frame, and applying at least one non-overlapping sustain pulse to... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090115762 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: A plasma display device and a method of driving the same. Embodiments of the present invention provide a plasma display device and a method of driving the same with a reduced number of power supplies and improved performance. During a reset period, a voltage that gradually increases to two times... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090115769 - Da converter, data line driving circuit, electro-optical device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus: To simplify s configuration of a current mode DA converter. A data line driving circuit includes DA converting units U1 to Un. Each DA converting unit U1 to Un a voltage DA converting circuit for generating an analog voltage signal Sv based on image data, a V/I converting circuit for... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090115770 - Display device and compensating method thereof: A display device includes a display panel, a gate driver circuit, a source driver circuit, a timing control circuit, current detection circuits, and a programmable voltage generator. The display panel includes display pixel cells and redundancy pixel cells. The gate driver circuit is connected to the display panel via scan... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090115768 - Image providing apparatus, image display apparatus, and image display system constituted by the same: An image display system of the present invention includes an image providing apparatus for providing image data by wireless communication using radio waves and an image display apparatus for receiving the image data. The image providing apparatus includes: a data acquisition section for acquiring image data to provide to the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090115767 - Power-saving mechanism of display and control method using the same: A power-saving mechanism of display and a control method using the same are disclosed. The mechanism has no need as the prior art where a user's setting is needed to decide whether or not entering a power-saving operation mode or shutting off the display. The display power-saving mechanism of the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090115773 - Compensation device, method, and electronic system utilizing the same: A compensation device receiving an input signal, generating a compensated signal to a display panel, and including a memory unit and a control unit. The memory unit stores a first overdrive look-up table and a second overdrive look-up table. The control unit is connected to the memory unit and selects... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20090115772 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof, television receiver, liquid crystal display program, computer-readable storage medium storing the liquid crystal display program, and drive circuit: In one embodiment of the present invention, a driving method of a liquid crystal display device is disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention a driving method of an active matrix display device is disclosed including: a plurality of source lines; a plurality of gate lines that intersect... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090115771 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving 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

20090115774 - Control circuit for a bandgap circuit: A control circuit for a start-up circuit that induces current flow in a bandgap circuit during a start-up phase is disclosed. A comparator passes a power supply to the start-up circuit according to an internal node of the bandgap circuit after the start-up phase. An activating circuit is used to... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090115775 - Control circuit for a bandgap circuit: A control circuit for a start-up circuit that induces current flow in a bandgap circuit during a start-up phase is disclosed. The control circuit is configured to pass a power supply to the start-up circuit according to an internal node of the bandgap circuit after the start-up phase.... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090115776 - Dynamically displaying personalized content in an immersive environment: Embodiments of the invention provide a method of managing content filters within a three dimensional (3D) immersive environment without compromising the visual and interactive integrity of the environment itself. In one embodiment, content may be selectively filtered by dynamically categorizing content within the immersive environment by tracking baseline avatar patterns.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20090115781 - Image processing device and image processing method: The invention is an image processing device for imaging and displaying the behavior of characters modeled on opponents in virtual three-dimensional space. It is determined (S21 to S24) whether or not there exists a certain situation in which the relation to the game contents (in the centering area, for example)... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Sega C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090115777 - Method of generating and using a virtual fitting room and corresponding system: and display an image (3) of the user wearing the garment on the display means by superimposing the representative image of the user (2) with an image of the garment obtained from the two-dimensional image of the garment (1) and the adapted flat surface.... Agent: Panitch Schwarze Belisario & Nadel LLP

20090115779 - Methods and systems for navigation and terrain change detection: Methods and systems for performing navigation and terrain change detection based on real-time projection of a structured light pattern are provided. In a method for detecting a change in a field of view from a first point in time to a second point in time, a current three-dimensional dataset of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090115780 - Rendering an output image: A method of rendering an output image (202) on basis of an input image (200) and a corresponding matrix of depth related data (204), the input image (200) corresponding to a first viewpoint and the output image (202) corresponding to a second viewpoint being different from the first viewpoint, is... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090115778 - Workstation for processing and producing a video signal: A workstation for processing and producing a video signal comprises a video input system, a video graphics processor, and a video output system. The video input system may comprise a video input module, a first video pipeline, and a second video pipeline. The video output system may comprise a receiver,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090115782 - Display of analytic objects and geometric objects: A method and system for simultaneously displaying and manipulating analytic objects and geometric objects on a display is provided. The display includes a coordinate system, such as an x-axis and a y-axis, on which an analytic object is shown. The display also includes a geometric object that is independent of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090115783 - 3d optical illusions from off-axis displays: A 3D viewing system captures offset images from off-axis camera perspectives inclined to a normal of base plane of a scene that includes one or more objects projecting from the base plane. The offset images, which take a planar form, are displayed from a display surface at an off-axis viewing... Agent: Brown & Michaels, PC 400 M & T Bank Building

20090115784 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Upon generation of an image of a virtual space on which a virtual object is laid out using a ray tracing method, an approximate virtual object, which is configured by at least one virtual element to approximate the shape of a physical object, is laid out on the virtual space.... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090115785 - User interface framework for viewing large scale graphs on the web: Various embodiments provide a computer-implemented system and method providing a user interface framework for viewing large scale graphs. An example embodiment includes obtaining graph data including information related to a plurality of nodes, the plurality of nodes corresponding to top search queries; assigning an absolute position in a graph for... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090115786 - Drawing device, and drawing method: A device that is not necessarily high in performance, includes: a standard information obtaining unit configured to obtain standard information including a type of drawing process that could be used for computer graphics and a feature of the shape of polygon; a drawing information obtaining unit configured to obtain drawing... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090115787 - Information processing apparatus and motion picture data processing method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a storage device to store motion picture data, a dividing module which divides the motion picture data stored in the storage device into first motion picture data and second motion picture data, a transmitting module which transmits one of the first... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090115788 - Mobile computer with auxiliary display on a secondary device: A system and method is disclosed for wirelessly communicating displayable information for display on an auxiliary display device. A primary display device comprising a first display and a first wireless modem generates displayable information. The availability of one or more auxiliary display devices and information is collected to determine which... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Amd

20090115790 - Display control device and mobile electronic apparatus: A display control device and technique for controlling displays on a display unit, in which a plurality of display segments are two-dimensionally arranged (e.g. a dot matrix type display unit), is provided. The technique is effectively applicable to a write data latch circuit of a memory for storing display data... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090115789 - Methods, systems and apparatus for maximum frame size: Apparatus, methods, and systems are disclosed for capturing video frames. The system determines a maximum memory size available for video capture. The system initiates video capture and acquires a frame. The system then analyzes the incoming frame and determines if the frame is larger than the maximum memory size. If... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20090115791 - Loading an internal frame buffer from an external frame buffer: A system includes internal memory and external memory. A display controller reads a frame from the external memory. At least one of a processor and a graphics chip copies the frame from the external memory to the internal memory while the frame is read from the external memory by the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20090115792 - Bidirectional shift register and display device using the same: A device, in which circuit size is small and operation is stable, comprises a plurality of serially connected unit registers (shift registers) in which transfer is controlled by any of three or more clock signals each having a different phase, and a setting signal which determines shift direction; and a... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090115793 - Enhanced alpha blending: A system including storage comprising a first graphical pixel and a second graphical pixel. Each of the first and second graphical pixels is associated with binary codes having red, green and blue sub-codes. The system also comprises processing logic coupled to the storage and adapted to alpha-blend the first and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090115794 - Magnetic resonance imaging apparatus and magnetic resonance imaging method: A magnetic resonance imaging apparatus includes an acquisition unit, a calculation unit, a recalculation unit, a correction unit and a generating unit. The acquisition unit acquires data from plural slices in an object by rotating a zonary region in frequency space by every repetition time. The calculation unit calculates correction... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090115795 - Incremental brightness compensation systems, devices and methods for organic light emitting display (oled): An Organic Light Emitting Display (OLED) includes an array of OLED devices and an incremental OLED brightness compensation system/method. The incremental OLED brightness compensation system/method is configured to incrementally change an electrical supply of the array of OLED devices in response to monitoring a measure of variation between an actual... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20090115797 - Image drawing method, portable terminal, and computer program: An image drawing method for drawing an image on an input screen of a portable terminal having input keys arranged in an N×M matrix includes the steps of: determining a size of an input window formed of grid squares arranged in an N×M matrix; determining a position of the input... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090115796 - Priori information encoding for manual adaptation of geometric models: The invention relates to the adaptation method (200) of adapting a geometric model to an image data comprising a region selection step (230) for selecting a region of the geometric model and a manual adaptation step (235) for manually adapting the geometric model to the image data using a set... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090115798 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus that displays, on a display region having a first number of pixels, an image represented by gigantic image data that is recorded in a recording medium and has a second number of pixels that is significantly greater than the first number of pixels, including: a reproducing... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090115799 - Method for displaying images: A method for displaying images is provided. First, an image viewing function is activated. Then, an image information file which stores image information corresponding to a plurality of images is read. Properties and effects of the images are adjusted based on the obtained image information. Finally, the adjusted image is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090115802 - Display device, display control method and electronic equipment: A display device includes: a first detection section configured to detect the light intensity around a display area; a second detection section configured to detect the dark current when light is shielded; and a comparator configured to compare the difference output between the first and second detection section against a... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090115801 - Electron emission display and driving method thereof: An electron emission display adapted to reduce or prevent non-uniformity of brightness between pixels and distortion of the white balance. The electron emission display includes a display region, a data driver, and a compensation unit. The display region has a plurality of pixels, each pixel comprising a plurality of sub-pixels.... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090115800 - Multi-view display device: A multi-view display device (100) is disclosed. The multi-view display device comprises: a structure of light-generating elements (10); a structure of optical means (15) for directing light being generated by the structure of light-generating elements (10) in a number of directions corresponding to respective views; and computing means (18) for... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090115803 - Optimal backlighting determination apparatus and method: To have an optimal use of a display for displaying particular, e.g. chromatically biased, image content, described is a method of calculating an optimal first and second backlight driving level, for a color display having a backlight which can be controlled to produce a first amount of light with a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

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