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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems June invention type 06/09Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20090160732 - Display system and method of restricting operation in same: A control section 10 makes a judgment about which occupant the menu icon of an operation restricted item is operated by, and thereby makes invalid the operation of a touch panel related to the operation restricted item by an occupant on a driver's seat side while a vehicle is moving... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090160731 - Method for clustering displays of display devices: A method and system for clustering displays is disclosed. The method includes collecting clustering information of display devices. A profile is generated from the collected clustering information. A list of display configurations for the display devices is created based on the generated profile. A particular display configuration is selected from... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090160733 - Information processing device and display control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a cabinet, a first display section connected to the cabinet, a first display control section, integrated in the cabinet, which executes display control of the first display section, a second display control section, integrated in the cabinet, which executes display control... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090160734 - Portable electronic apparatus and operating method thereof: A portable electronic apparatus is disclosed. The portable electronic apparatus comprises a shell, a first display module disposed on a first face of the shell, a second display module disposed on a second face of the shell, a detecting module, and a controlling module. The detecting module is used for... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec
20090160735 - System and method for distributing content to a display device: A system and method for distributing content to a display device is disclosed. In some embodiments, the display device comprises a processor that decodes visual content, a wireless interface that communicates with a wireless device associated with a viewer of the display device, and logic configured to receive information from... Agent: Kevin J. Mack
20090160736 - Automotive head up display apparatus: A HUD apparatus for vehicles including a light source, a scanning unit for scanning light from the light source two-dimensionally, a screen to focus the scanned light on, and a projection unit for projecting the image on the screen. The apparatus further includes a moving mechanism for changing the position... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090160737 - Head mounted display apparatus: A head-mounted display apparatus for a first external video source and a second external video source includes a support, an optical unit, a receiver, and a micro controller. The support is to be worn on a user's head. The optical unit displays video for the user. The receiver selectively receives... Agent: Attn: Juan Carlos A. Marquez Reed Smith LLP
20090160738 - Optical article having protective layer: Disclosed herein is an optical article including a multilayer optical film of alternating layers of first and second optical layers, wherein the first and second optical layers have refractive indices along at least one axis that differ by at least 0.04; and a protective layer disposed on an outer surface... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20090160739 - Plasma display panel and plasma display: A technology for the four-electrode type PDP for preventing the lowering of luminance depending on the display load ratio due to the voltage drop at electrode by mitigating concentration of discharge timing. On a front substrate of a PDP (10), a first (X) electrode, a second (Y) electrode, and a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090160740 - Electroluminescent display compensated analog transistor drive signal: Apparatus for providing an analog drive transistor control signal to the gate electrode of a drive transistor in a drive circuit that applies current to an EL device, the drive circuit including a first supply electrode of the drive transistor and the EL device connected to a second supply electrode... Agent: Frank Pincelli Patent Legal Staff
20090160742 - Measurement of pixel current in display device: During image display, pixel current measurement for brightness irregularity correction is carried out. Display is carried out by sequentially writing pixel data in a horizontal direction to pixel sections that are arranged in a matrix shape. Horizontal power supply lines PVDD are arranged for each horizontal line, and power is... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff
20090160743 - Self-luminous display device and driving method of the same: Disclosed herein is a self-luminous display device including: pixel circuits; and a drive circuit, wherein each of the pixel circuits includes a light-emitting diode, a drive transistor connected to a drive current path of the light-emitting diode, and a holding capacitor coupled to a control node of the drive transistor,... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090160744 - Light emitting device and display using the light emitting device, and method of driving the light emitting device: In a light emitting device, a display device using the light emitting device, and a method of driving the light emitting device, the light emitting device includes: a plurality of cathode electrodes, an anode electrode, and a cathode driver to generate a light emitting data signal corresponding to a predetermined... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm
20090160745 - Liquid crystal display module having contact protrusion between top chassis and bottom chassis: A liquid crystal display module with a thermal passage between a bottom chassis and top chassis is presented. The liquid crystal display module includes a top chassis and a bottom chassis. The top chassis has an inwardly elongated contact protrusion on a lateral cover. The contact protrusion connects the lateral... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090160746 - Light valve display using low resolution programmable color backlighting: A display comprises a front-end component having a matrix of neutral light valves that defines the resolution of the display. A backlight unit provides backlighting for the front-end component and has a plurality of individual elements grouped into repeat units, wherein the individual elements in the repeat units differ in... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090160747 - Transmissive liquid crystal display device: In a transmissive liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel and a backlight, the liquid crystal panel has pixels each divided into four subpixels, namely red (R), green (G), blue (B), and white (W) subpixels. Further, the backlight is a white backlight whose light emission luminance is controllable.... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090160748 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device, which is configured such that a liquid crystal layer is held between a pair of substrates, includes a scanning line which extends in a row direction of pixels, a signal line which extends in a column direction of the pixels, a pixel electrode which is... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090160749 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: Disclosed herein are a liquid crystal display device which is capable of driving a liquid crystal using image signals supplied to two adjacent data lines, and a driving method thereof. The liquid crystal display device has a plurality of liquid crystal cells formed respectively in pixel areas defined by intersections... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090160750 - Liquid crystal display driver and liquid crystal display driving method for improving brightness uniformity: The present invention discloses an LCD driver and LCD driving method for improving brightness uniformity, wherein a detection-count circuit is used to calculate a number of waiting voltage offsets of each one of data electrodes during a scanning period, convert the number of waiting voltage offsets into an offset time,... Agent: Joe Mckinney Muncy
20090160751 - Pixel design for active matrix display: A display pixel arrangement is provided in which the row electrode metal layer is between the pixel electrode layer and the metal layer defining the columns. In this way, it can be used to provide a shield between the pixel electrodes and the column lines, thereby reducing capacitive coupling between... Agent: Liu & Liu
20090160753 - Display device: When semi-amorphous TFTs are used for forming a signal line driver circuit and a pixel, a large amplitude is required for driving the pixel, and a large power supply voltage is thus needed. On the other hand, when a shift register is made up of transistors having a single conductivity,... Agent: Eric Robinson
20090160752 - Pixel array with reduced sensitivity to defects: An array of active pixels comprises rows of pixels and row select lines for selecting rows of pixels. Each active pixel comprises a buffer amplifier for buffering an output of a photo-sensitive element. An output of the buffer amplifier can be selectively put into a high impedance state, by control... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090160756 - Display device with a backlight: A display device comprises an image display unit (2) configured to display an image, a backlight (6) comprising at least one group of light emitting sources arranged on a substrate (3), said group comprising at least a red, a green, a blue and a white light emitting source, and backlight... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090160757 - Intra-pixel illumination system: Methods and systems are disclosed to provide intra-pixel illumination to a modulating display panel, where regions of a pixel are provided incident light with controlled intensity and color at different periods of the panel's addressing cycle. This can lead to increased resolution beyond that intrinsic to the panel's physical make... Agent: Real D - Patent Department
20090160754 - Liquid crystal display device, television apparatus, and method for controlling liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is provided with a color LCD panel having a plurality of pixels, an LCD driver for driving the respective pixels of the LCD panel based on R, G, and B signals, a backlight for illuminating the LCD panel, a light control section for controlling a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090160755 - Power-applying module, backlight assembly, and display apparatus having the same: A power-applying module includes a substrate, a voltage transformer, a voltage-applying pattern, a voltage induction pattern, and a protection part. The voltage transformer is disposed on the substrate. The voltage-applying pattern is formed at an end portion of the substrate and is electrically connected to the voltage transformer to apply... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090160758 - Surface lighting device and portable terminal using the same: A surface lighting device has one single light source and a light-guide-board. The board includes a light-guiding-section and a light-emitting-section. A shorter side of the light-guiding-section is not more than 8 mm, and an area of the light-emitting-section is not less than 500 mm2. The light-emitting-section has the following features:... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090160759 - Moving particle display device: A moving particle display device comprises an array of rows and columns of display pixels (41,42,43,44), a plurality of row address lines (Row1,Row2;72; 112), each row address line for addressing a respective row of pixels and a plurality of column address lines (Col1,Col2;76; 108), each for providing pixel data to... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090160763 - Haptic response apparatus for an electronic device: A user input for an electronic device includes a haptic feedback layer (100) and a touch sensitive user interface (200). The haptic feedback layer (100) provides a tactile response to a user when the user actuates a user actuation target (301) on the touch sensitive user interface (200) to simulate... Agent: Philip H. Burrus, Iv
20090160765 - Inputting unit, inputting method, and information processing equipment: According to one embodiment, an inputting unit for inputting a first control instruction to change a display status of a screen, includes: an acceleration acquiring section configured to acquire an acceleration applied to the inputting unit; an acceleration determining section configured to output a first signal when the acceleration exceeds... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090160761 - Method and handheld electronic device including first input component and second touch sensitive input component: A handheld electronic device includes a housing having a surface; a first input component having input members disposed external to the surface; a second touch sensitive input component disposed about the input members, the touch sensitive input component being separate and distinct from the input members and the first input... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott
20090160760 - Multi-functional presenter: A multi-functional presenter includes a case, a control unit in the case, an operating unit on the case and connected to the control unit, a pointer unit connected to the control unit, a bidirectional wireless communication unit connected to the control unit and linked with an external electronic device, a... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20090160764 - Remote control system: A remote control system, comprising a hand-operated remote control device and a control menu present in a display unit. Picking up the remote control device by hand activates a motion or position or push-button controlled user interface in the display unit. The remote control device is provided with an identification... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)
20090160762 - User input device with expanded functionality: The present invention can include systems and methods for expanding the functionality of user input devices. In particular, the present invention can expand the functionality of user input devices by changing the functions assigned to hardwired user input mechanisms responsive to user actuation of a function-change user input mechanism and/or... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20090160766 - Coordinate input device: A coordinate input device includes an operation unit that is provided so as to be operated, strain sensors that output data corresponding to an operation amount of the operation unit, and a control unit. The control unit performs the count corresponding to the increase or decrease of speed data that... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090160767 - Systems and methods of camera-based fingertip tracking: Systems and methods for camera-based fingertip tracking are disclosed. One such method includes identifying at least one location of a fingertip in at least one of the video frames, and mapping the location to a user input based on the location of the fingertip relative to a virtual user input... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090160768 - Enhanced presentation capabilities using a pointer implement: Providing enhanced presentation capabilities using a pointer implement. In an embodiment, a user operates a key on a pointer implement to cause the pointer implement to capture the display image on a screen and send the captured image frame to a digital processing system. The digital processing system examines the... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP
20090160769 - Input mechanism for handheld electronic communication device: A handheld electronic communication device features an optically based user input device and navigation tool. In one embodiment, the optically based user input device features a translucent domed lens and a light source to illuminate a user's finger as the user slides his finger over the domed lens. In another... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)
20090160771 - Generating audio signals based on input device position: A computer input device and computer system are provided that determine if the input device is at an edge of a pattern on a working surface based on an image of the working surface captured by the input device. An audio control message is generated based on the input device... Agent: Westman Champlin (microsoft Corporation)
20090160770 - Haptic interface device and actuator assembly providing linear haptic sensations: An interface device and method providing haptic sensations to a user. A user physically contacts a housing of the interface device, and a sensor device detects the manipulation of the interface device by the user. An actuator assembly includes an actuator that provides output forces to the user as haptic... Agent: Immersion - Nixon Peabody LLP
20090160772 - Diffuse optics in an optical mouse: Embodiments of diffuse optics in an optical mouse are disclosed. In one embodiment, an optical mouse comprises a light source configured to emit light toward a tracking surface, an image sensor, an optical diffuser disposed optically upstream of the tracking surface and configured to diffuse light from the light source... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090160774 - Displacement detection apparatus and method: A displacement detection method includes the steps of: capturing a first image and a second image, and obtaining a displacement variation according to the first and the second images; comparing the displacement variation with at least one threshold value; and adaptively adjusting a displacement sensitivity outputted from a displacement detection... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090160773 - Optical mouse: Various embodiments of optical mice are disclosed. One embodiment comprises a light source configured to emit light having a wavelength in or near a blue region of a visible light spectrum toward a tracking surface at an oblique angle to the tracking surface, an image sensor positioned to detect non-specular... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090160775 - Trackball input for handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device that includes a display screen located above a trackball-based user input device is disclosed. At least one sensor is operatively associated with the trackball and configured to sense motion induced in the trackball when the trackball is rotated by substantially circular motion applied about an exposed... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)
20090160776 - Hand-held electronic device: A hand-held electronic device being held by a user with a single hand for dialing or with both hands for inputting characters includes a body, a keyboard, two sensors respectively disposed on two opposite sides of the body, and a backlight source. The keyboard has keys forming a region marked... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC
20090160777 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device has various functions such as mobile communication, multimedia entertainment, and data processing. The device includes a main body installed with two keyboards and two slide rails, and two sub-bodies respectively equipped with a display. The sub-bodies are pivoted to each other and rotate through a shaft,... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090160788 - Adaptive non-contact testing method for touch panel: An adaptive non-contact testing method is provided for testing a touch panel, wherein an air nozzle generates an air jet toward a selected position on a touch panel under testing to cause the touch panel to generate a touch signal. A testing system receives the touch signal generated by the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090160778 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for using variable numbers of tactile inputs: An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for using varying numbers of tactile inputs to manipulate different features of an electronic device. In particular, varying numbers of tactile inputs resulting from a user touching the electronic device touchscreen or touchpad may be used in order to adjust the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090160802 - Communication apparatus, input control method and input control program: A communication apparatus includes a touch panel for inputting a command by touching a surface thereof having an oblong profile short in one direction relative to the other direction orthogonal thereto, the touch panel outputting a touch position detection data in response to a touch given to a spot on... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090160784 - Computer and switching circuit: A RF module generates a high-frequency transmission signal. An inclination sensor detects an inclination of a computer to detect that an antenna is set in a state where the antenna may come close to a user's body. A mode sensor detects that a first housing unit is closed by facing... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090160815 - Detection of an incident light distribution: A device for detecting an incident light distribution. The device has an array of light sensors, and a shadow casting element spaced above the light sensor array, with the shadow casting element between the incident light to be modelled and the sensor array. A processor interprets a cast shadow detected... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090160812 - Electronic apparatus and input interface thereof: An electronic apparatus includes an input interface, a controller and a processor. The input interface includes a first touch sensing region, a second touch sensing region and a third sensing region. The first touch sensing region has a plurality of touch pads arranged in a radial array. The second touch... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090160779 - Emulating a keyboard on a touch screen monitor of a computer system: Methods, apparatus, and products for emulating a keyboard on a touch screen monitor of a computer system are described that include displaying on the touch screen monitor through an on-screen display (‘OSD’) module of the touch screen monitor a merged image comprising a graphics display image from a video adapter... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP
20090160814 - Hot function setting method and system: A method for setting a hot function for a user on an electronic device having a touch screen, hot function modules for providing hot functions, and a database storing recognizable traits, the recognizable traits being corresponding to the hot function modules. The function setting method includes the steps of: (i)... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090160805 - Information processing apparatus and display control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display module configured to display an image including a pointer on a display screen, a detection module configured to detect a touched position on the display screen, a coordinate detection module configured to detect coordinate data of the touched position,... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090160811 - Information processing apparatus and input control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a case, a display device provided in the case, a plurality of touch switches configured to output an operation signal in accordance with the change of capacitance and arranged inside the case, two or more touch switches being arranged in the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090160793 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a pressure detecting unit for detecting a magnitude of a contacting pressure of a contacted object with respect to an input device operated when physically contacted by the contacted object; and a changing unit for changing a display region displayed on a display device of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090160803 - Information processing device and touch operation detection method: An information processing device includes: a display unit having a touch panel on its front surface; a movement amount calculation unit that calculates the movement amount of a touch operation based on a touch point at which the touch operation is performed with respect to the touch panel and a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090160781 - Lateral pressure sensors for touch screens: An interactive touch screen and method of manipulating an image on an interactive touch screen. The device includes a user interface screen, an interactive image in the user interface screen, at least one pressure sensor positioned adjacent a periphery of the user interface screen, and a pressure sensitive widget responsive... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group, LLP (cust. No. W/xerox)
20090160804 - Method for controlling electronic apparatus and apparatus and recording medium using the method: A method for controlling an electronic apparatus, and an apparatus and a computer program using the method are disclosed. The method includes: detecting a moving motion on a touch sensitive module to generate a sensing signal corresponding to the moving motion; and controlling an operation of the electronic apparatus according... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090160806 - Method for controlling electronic apparatus and apparatus and recording medium using the method: A method for controlling an electronic apparatus, and an apparatus and a recording medium using the method are disclosed. The method includes: detecting a moving motion on a central sensitive module and a peripheral sensitive module surrounding the central sensing module to generate a central sensing signal and a peripheral... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090160808 - Method for controlling electronic apparatus and electronic apparatus using the method: A method for controlling an electronic apparatus and an electronic apparatus using the method are provided. The method includes: when a first touch input and a second touch input on a touch sensitive module are detected, comparing a first parameter of the first touch input and a second parameter of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090160807 - Method for controlling electronic apparatus and electronic apparatus, recording medium using the method: A method for controlling an electronic apparatus, and an apparatus and a recording medium using the method are disclosed. The method includes: detecting a moving motion on a touch sensitive module; generating a sensing signal corresponding to the moving motion; and controlling an operation of the electronic apparatus according to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090160799 - Method for making touch panel: An exemplary method for making a touch panel includes the steps of: providing a flexible substrate; fabricating a carbon nanotube film; laying the carbon nanotube film to form a carbon nanotube layer stacked on the flexible substrate; heat-pressing the carbon nanotube layer of the flexible substrate; and separately forming at... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160794 - Method for scroll control on window by a touch panel: A method for scroll control on a window by a touch panel includes detecting the number of objects touching on the touch panel, enabling a scrolling function when the number of the objects is a first predetermined number, and detecting whether at least one of the objects is touching on... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services
20090160809 - Mobile terminal having touch screen and function controlling method of the same: A mobile terminal having a touch screen and a method of controlling functions in the mobile terminal are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a touch screen including a touch panel to detect a drag and drop generated on a function execution screen and a display unit to display the function... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090160816 - Multi-touch contact motion extraction: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles
20090160787 - Negative pixel compensation: Compensation of pixels that generate erroneous readings (so-called “negative pixels”), produced when multiple touch events are generated by the same poorly grounded object on a touch sensor panel is disclosed. To minimize negative pixels, a thicker cover material and/or a lower dielectric constant can be used. Alternatively, narrower drive and... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles
20090160791 - Non-contact touch screen: A non-contact actuable touch screen including a display screen adapted to display on a generally planar display surface thereof a plurality of mutually spaced target regions, any two adjacent ones of the mutually spaced target regions being mutually separated along the planar display surface by at least a lateral separation... Agent: Klony Lieberman Lumio Inc.
20090160792 - Portable device: According to one embodiment, a portable device includes a casing, a display contained in the casing and having a first side in proximity to a position of the casing which is held by a user with a hand, a plurality of icons displayed on the display, a touch panel which... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090160810 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device is provided and includes a first casing, a touch input unit, a switch, and a movable member. The touch input unit and the switch are disposed in the first casing, wherein the touch input unit is exposed to a first surface of the portable electronic device.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090160790 - Position detector and display device having the same: A position detector is disclosed, which includes a sensor substrate having a sensor coil for receiving an electromagnetic wave output from a position indicator, and a magnetic path plate that has an area equal to or larger than an area in which the sensor coil is arranged on the sensor... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20090160789 - Pressure sensitive inductive detector for use in user interfaces: An apparatus for user interfaces is described to measure inductively the deformation of a body (1) comprising at least two laminar conductive elements (3, 4), at least one of which is an AC energized inductor (4), wherein deformation causes relative axial movement between the at least two laminar elements (3,... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP
20090160780 - Self-healing and diagnostic screen: A method, system, and computer program product for determining a level of cleanliness of a multi-touch screen display, characterizing objects that make contact with the screen, and initiating a specific maintenance action on the screen, based on screen cleanliness and the object(s) characterization(s). A screen diagnostic and maintenance (SDM) utility... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090160801 - System and method for differentiating between pointers used to contact touch surface: A touch system comprises a touch surface and at least one camera acquiring images of the touch surface. A pointer contact data generator generates pointer position data in response to pointer contact with the touch surface, the pointer position data representing where on the touch surface pointer contact is made.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20090160818 - System and method for injecting ink into an application: A touch system includes a touch panel having a touch surface and a projector for projecting images onto the touch surface. A computer executing an applications program is coupled to the touch panel and the projector. The computer is responsive to contact output generated by the touch panel in response... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20090160786 - Touch control electronic display: A digital media apparatus includes display provided in a display housing. The apparatus include an electronic image display having an image display region. A mat material surrounds the display region, the mat material having a first side and a second side. A transparent cover material overlies the display region and... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP
20090160800 - Touch pad, method of operating the same, and notebook computer with the same: The present invention relates to the field of touch pad. In particular, there is provided a touch pad comprising a storage unit, a sensing electrode array unit and a processing unit. A trace graph composed of coordinate values of positions on the sensing electrode array unit, touched by a user... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090160795 - Touch panel and display device using the same: An exemplary touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer located on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160796 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer and a capacitive sensing member. The first conductive layer includes a plurality of first conductive lines. The second conductive layer separated from the first conductive layer includes a plurality of second conductive lines. One of the plurality of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160797 - Touch panel and display device using the same: An exemplary touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer disposed on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160798 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate, and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate, a first conductive layer, and at least two electrodes. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate, a second conductive layer, and at... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160813 - Touch-sensitive sheet member, input device and electronic apparatus: A touch-sensitive sheet member contains a body having predetermined hardness and a sheet shape and a sense-of-touch-representing unit that represents a sense of touch. The sense-of-touch-representing unit has a predetermined size and is arranged at positions of the body or at a predetermined position of the body. The touch-sensitive sheet... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090160782 - Translucent touch screen devices including low resistive mesh: The disclosed translucent or semi-transparent touch screen device includes a mesh composed of a low resistive material and method for forming a touch screen and applying components to the touch screen according to a heat based process. The low resistivity of the mesh beneficially allows pattern traces a small width,... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090160783 - Translucent touch screens including invisible elecronitc component connections: Disclosed is a touch screen of semi-transparent mesh that may be utilized by, for example, a mobile communication device. The mesh may be utilized for both a touch screen and an electrical circuit for an electronic component attached to it. That is, the mesh may be in part a touch... Agent: Motorola Inc
20090160817 - Transparent capacitive touch panel and manufacturing method thereof: A transparent capacitive touch panel comprising a transparent substrate, a transparent cover lens and a transparent adhesive layer is provided, wherein a first transparent electrode layer and a second transparent electrode layer are disposed on the transparent cover lens and the transparent substrate respectively. The transparent adhesive layer is used... Agent: Wpat, PC
20090160785 - User interface, device and method for providing an improved text input: A user interface module for a device having a touch display arranged with virtual keys and at least one first area. The device is adapted to execute at least one application adapted to receive text input and the touch display is arranged to display content associated with the application. The... Agent: Perman & Green
20090160822 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device, which has a display area and a plurality of sensing areas for detecting capacitance in the display area, includes a black matrix that is provided in the vicinities of display pixels in the display area, pixel electrodes that individually form the display pixels, a common electrode, a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090160819 - Touch panel and method for manufacturing film material for touch panel: The present invention is an inner touch panel in which a 1st and a 2nd planer member, each having an electrode disposed on one surface thereof, oppose each other with a fixed space therebetween. The electrodes face each other across the space, and a polarizing plate is stacked on the... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)
20090160820 - Touch panel with function of preventing fault detection: The present invention discloses a touch panel with function of preventing fault detection comprising a touch sensor and the outer peripheral area of the touch sensor is configured with at least one electrical lead. The present invention is characterized in having the conductive shield layer configured in a position corresponding... Agent: G. Link Co., Ltd.
20090160821 - Ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus and control panel thereof: An ultrasonic diagnostic apparatus includes a control panel for human-computer interaction, and a signal processing and managing unit. The control panel comprises a cover facing a user and arranged in a sealed manner, and at least one touch function unit. At least one function mark is displayed on the cover.... Agent: Mindray C/o Stoel Rives LLP
20090160823 - Optical contact controlled medium display: An optical contact controlled medium display includes a computing device containing at least one information, an indication device connected to the computing device via a video signal unit to indicate the at least one information of the computing device, and an optical position detection device mounted on the indication device... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.
20090160824 - Sensory structure of touch panel: A two-dimensional sensory structure for the capacitive touch panel is provided. The provided two-dimensional sensory structure includes a substrate having plural first metal structures and second metal structures on a first surface thereof, a dot-like insulating layer located on the substrate and composed of plural insulating dots, and an electrode... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090160825 - Stylus for data collection devices: A data collection device having a touch pad, supported by a housing, for receiving input from a stylus having a first end adapted to interact with the touch pad so as to input data through movement of the first end relative to the touch pad and a second end having... Agent: Hand Held Products, Inc.
20090160829 - Display device: To realize a random number generating circuit that is optimum for a liquid crystal display device that is used in a terminal device that includes a display/input component. A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel, a control circuit and a random number generating circuit, the random... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090160828 - Display, data control circuit thereof, and driving method for the same: A driving method for a display is provided. The display includes a plurality of data lines. The driving method includes the steps of: providing a black frame data output signal, and a trigger signal; receiving at least one of a plurality of normal frame data and a plurality of black... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090160826 - Drive circuit and electro-luminescent display system: A drive circuit for rapidly interleaving image data displayed on an EL device is disclosed. The drive circuit includes a signal source that provides a image data signals. Each image data signal is provided for a specified load period. A multiplexer receives the image data signals, and in response to... Agent: David Novais, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company
20090160831 - Information device: A device for obtaining, storing and displaying information from a remote server, the device has a modem for establishing communication sessions with the remote server. A memory coupled to the modem stores the obtained information, and a display is coupled to the memory for displaying the stored information. The device... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw
20090160830 - Photodetection semiconductor device, photodetector, and image display device: Shields that transmit light to be detected and have conductivity are disposed on light receiving surfaces of photodiodes (1 and 2) to prevent electric charges from being induced to the photodiodes (1 and 2) by electromagnetic waves entered from an external. Two kinds of filters having light transmittance depending on... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090160827 - Rewriting apparatus control circuit: A rewriting apparatus control circuit includes a display system and a processor. The processor includes a first input terminal receiving a rewriting complete signal from the rewriting apparatus; a second input terminal receiving a rewriting success signal from the rewriting apparatus; an output terminal connecting to the rewrite apparatus for... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160832 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: Disclosed herein are a liquid crystal display device which is capable of driving a liquid crystal using image signals supplied to two adjacent data lines, and a driving method thereof. The liquid crystal display device has a plurality of liquid crystal cells formed respectively in pixel areas defined by crossings... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090160834 - Display screen and sensor module thereof: A display screen with a display area includes a frame and a sensor module. The frame surrounds the display area. The sensor module is mounted on the frame and includes a mount disposed on the frame and a slidable assembly slidably disposed on the mount and including an ambient light... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090160833 - Laser projection white balance tracking: The radiance of a laser diode is a function of laser diode drive current. The radiance is also a function of other factors, such as age and temperature. A laser projection device includes laser diodes to generate light in response to a commanded radiance, and also includes photodetectors to provide... Agent: Microvision, Inc.
20090160836 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A driving method of an LCD device adapted to improve the quality of pictures is disclosed. The driving method includes: deriving a frame detection signal from a data enable signal and a data clock signal; simultaneously deriving a start signal and a first gate clock signal from the frame detection... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090160835 - Signal processing circuit and method: A signal processing method is provided and includes the following steps. A first synchronizing signal having a synchronizing frequency and a next expected pulse with an expected rising edge is provided. A second synchronizing signal having a selected frequency being within a frequency range is produced when the synchronizing frequency... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20090160837 - Display having illumination function: A display includes a display circuit, a power module connected to the display circuit to supply power thereto, a display card chip, and a switch. The power module is connected to a power pin of the display card chip via the switch. A driving pin of the display card chip... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160840 - Electronic circuit, method of driving the same, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: To reduce time for writing a target voltage in the gate of a driving transistor. In a first period, a transistor 211 is switched on to allow a driving transistor 210 to function as a diode and transistors 212 and 213 are switched on to electrically connect the drain of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090160839 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: There is provided a liquid crystal display, which prevents a blur on a display image by periodically varying a common voltage of the liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display comprises: a liquid crystal display panel having pixel electrodes for supplying data voltages and a common electrode for supplying... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090160838 - Liquid crystal display device: An LCD device being stably driven is disclosed. The LCD device includes: gate lines and data lines crossing each other; a gate driver applying gate scan signals to the gate lines; and a data driver applying pixel data voltages to the data lines. The data driver includes a multiplexer which... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione
20090160841 - Switching display update properties upon detecting a power management event: Systems and methods provide automatic switching of display update properties such as screen resolution, pixel depth, and refresh rate in response to a power management event. The display update property may be decreased when power is switched from AC power to DC power, for example, when the system is unplugged... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg, Woessner & Kluth, P.A.
20090160842 - Drive circuit: A drive circuit is disclosed. The drive circuit includes a first p-typed thin film transistor (PTFT), a second PTFT, a first n-typed thin film transistor (NTFT), a second NTFT and a capacitor. The drain of the first PTFT is coupled to a first electrical line, and the gate thereof is... Agent: Venable LLP
20090160844 - Data driving circuit, display apparatus comprising the same and control method thereof: A data driving circuit receiving an image signal and applying a data signal based on the image signal to a display panel, the data driving circuit includes a signal generator that generates a horizontal scanning identical signal based on the image signal and a load signal instructing an output of... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20090160843 - Display and electronic device using the same: A display comprising: a display module for displaying video signals thereon, a backlight module for emitting light towards the display module, and a controller electrically coupled with the backlight module for providing a control signal to the backlight module for disabling or enabling the backlight module. At a first time... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160846 - Display device: A system for driving a moving particle display device, such as an electrophoretic display device, is disclosed. The display device comprises first and second cells (30) that are set to target optical states to give the cells' their target optical appearances. The first and second cells are driven differently from... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090160847 - Display device, method for driving same, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display device including: a pixel array part including row first drive lines, row second drive lines, and column signal lines; and a drive part including a horizontal drive circuit, a first vertical drive circuit, and a second vertical drive circuit, wherein the first vertical drive circuit... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090160850 - Display panel and driving method thereof: A display panel including a number of data lines and scan lines, a number of first, second, and third switches, and a number of first, second, and third pixels is provided. Each first pixel located at an odd position at a first side of each data line is electrically connected... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090160849 - Integrated circuit device, electro-optical device, and electronic instrument: An integrated circuit device includes first to Nth data driver blocks that are disposed along a first direction. Each of the first to Nth data driver blocks includes first to Mth sub-driver blocks. Each of the sub-driver blocks includes a D/A conversion circuit that receives image data and D/A-converts the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090160848 - Level shift circuit, and driver and display system using the same: Disclosed is a level shift circuit including a first level shift circuit that is connected between a first power supply terminal and first and second output terminals and receives first and second input signals from the first and second input terminals, respectively, and sets one of the first and second... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090160845 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel having liquid crystal cells in a matrix array at crossings of data lines and gate lines, a data drive circuit for providing data signals to the data lines, a gate drive circuit for providing gate signals to the gate lines, and... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090160853 - Information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes: a plurality of graphics processing units (GPUs) having different characteristics; a memory configured to store information on association between one of the plurality of GPUs and an application program; and a drawing control unit configured to control the GPU associated with... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090160854 - Method and apparatus for integrating three-dimensional and two-dimensional monitors with medical diagnostic imaging workstations: A system and method for utilizing a spatial three-dimensional display unit with a medical diagnostic imaging system is disclosed. The medical diagnostic imaging system may be a picture archival communication system. The system may include at least one two-dimensional display unit and an additional spatial three-dimensional display unit. Accordingly a... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090160852 - System and method for measuring a three-dimensional object: A system for measuring a three-dimensional object is provided. The system measures differences between a 3D model of an object and a point cloud of the object, and highlights the differences on the 3D model using different colors according to difference ranges that the differences fall.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090160851 - Temporal ranking in virtual worlds: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to virtual world navigation and provide a method, system and computer program product for applying temporal rankings to elements in a virtual world. In an embodiment of the invention, a method for temporally ranking locations in a virtual... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg
20090160855 - Cumulative buffering for surface imaging: The description relates to surgical computer systems, including computer program products, and methods for cumulative buffering for surface imaging. A display image is buffered that has been saved from a previous update. A model representing a tool is subtracted from the buffered display image. The subtracted display image is displayed... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP
20090160856 - Systems, methods, and computer program products for home and landscape design: This patent application relates generally to systems, methods, and computer program products for home and/or landscape design.... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC
20090160857 - Unified compression/decompression graphics architecture: A unified compression/decompression architecture is disclosed for reducing memory bandwidth requirements in 3D graphics processing applications. The techniques described erase several distinctions between a texture (compressed once, and decompressed many times), and buffers (compressed and decompressed repeatedly during rendering of an image). An exemplary method for processing graphics data according... Agent: Coats & Bennett, PLLC
20090160858 - Method for reconstructing three dimensional model: A method for reconstructing a three dimensional (3D) model, suitable for reconstructing the 3D model of an object by using a voxel, is provided. After the voxel is cut to a plurality of sub-voxels, the sub-voxels of which a projection image is inside a silhouette image are reserved. It is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090160861 - Spreadsheet in-cell range graph display method: The present invention is developed for providing a method for displaying plural ranges in a spreadsheet in an easy-to understand manner by a simple operation. Based on range specification data entered in each of the plural cells, a zonal range graph displaying each range of the range specification data is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090160859 - Systems and methods for presenting visualizations of media access patterns: A method of presenting media access patterns to a user is disclosed. Requests are received for a media item from consumers located in a first geographic area, or media access information is otherwise collected. A first plurality of media accesses are recorded in a logging database associated with consumers who... Agent: Yahoo! Inc. C/o Greenberg Traurig, LLP
20090160860 - Using a bipartite graph to model and derive image and text associations: A method for deriving probabilistic association scores based on image content is provided. A bipartite graph is constructed based on a database of image content and associated textual content. One partition of the bipartite graph contains image content and the other partition of the bipartite graph contains textual content. Weighted... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/yahoo! Inc.
20090160862 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding: The present invention relates to a multimedia data encoding/decoding method and apparatus. The encoding method includes generating a data area including a plurality of media data areas; generating a plurality of track areas corresponding to the plurality of media data areas, respectively; and generating an animation area including at least... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090160864 - Image processor and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processor has a resolution detector, a first resolution changing unit, a second resolution changing unit, and a resolution changing controller. The resolution detector detects a resolution of an input image data. The first resolution changing unit changes the detected resolution into a resolution that... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090160863 - Unified processor architecture for processing general and graphics workload: A processor comprising one or more control units, a plurality of first execution units, and one or more second execution units. Fetched instructions that conform to a processor instruction set are dispatched to the first execution units. Fetched instructions that conform to a second instruction set (different from the processor... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel (amd)
20090160865 - Efficient video decoding migration for multiple graphics processor systems: Embodiments of the invention as described herein provide a solution to the problems of conventional methods as stated above. In the following description, various examples are given for illustration, but none are intended to be limiting. Embodiments include a frame processor module in a graphics processing system that examines the... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20090160866 - Method and system for video decoding by means of a graphic pipeline, computer program product therefor: A system for decoding a stream of compressed digital video images comprises a graphics accelerator for reading the stream of compressed digital video images, creating, starting from said stream of compressed digital video images, three-dimensional scenes to be rendered, and converting the three-dimensional scenes to be rendered into decoded video... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20090160867 - Autonomous context scheduler for graphics processing units: Embodiments directed to an autonomous graphics processing unit (GPU) scheduler for a graphics processing system are described. Embodiments include an execution structure for a host CPU and GPU in a computing system that allows the GPU to execute command threads in multiple contexts in a dynamic rather than fixed order... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20090160868 - Information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a connector, a graphics controller, a management controller, and a power supply control module. The graphics controller controls output of video signals and audio signals from the connector. The management controller inputs/outputs the various commands via the connector. The power supply... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090160869 - Extended texture mapping unit: An extended TMU system of a graphics system is disclosed. The extended TMU system includes a novel parameter, which allows the texture mapping unit to obtain multiple samples, calculate a dot product for the multiple samples, and return a sample of a maximum dot product value, all in a single... Agent: Carrie A. Boone, P.C.
20090160870 - Run-time reconfigurable fabric for 3d texture filtering system: The present invention discloses a texture filtering system, comprising a sequence generator, a retrieve unit and a dispatch unit. The sequence generator generates an execution sequence in each duty cycle. The execution sequence is the priority of respectively retrieving multiple pixels from multiple queues. The retrieve unit outputs multiple Boolean... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20090160872 - Imaging system: According to one embodiment, an imaging system includes a processing system and a display generator. The processing system is operable to process a signal received from a camera to yield foveal data for a foveal display region and outer data for an outer display region. The outer data have a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP
20090160873 - Interactive virtual weather map: An interactive map may be provided. The map may include weather information such as temperature information, precipitation information, radar information, or the like, street information such as road information, traffic information, or the like, and/or advertising information for a particular area that may be chosen by the user. The map... Agent: Lawrence A. Aaronson, P.C. Lawrence A. Aaronson
20090160875 - Document information managing apparatus and computer readable medium: A document information managing apparatus includes: a storage storing document information and a first reference image in correspondence with each other, the first reference image being formed by changing a size of an output image of the document information based upon first magnification; a producing unit producing a second reference... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090160874 - Method for adjusting image output of a digital photo frame and related digital photo frame: A method for adjusting image output of a digital photo frame comprising storing a plurality of digital image data, displaying the plurality of digital image data, measuring a distance between the digital photo frame and a user, and adjusting display modes of the plurality of digital image data according to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090160876 - Virtual contact groups: A computer-implementable method, system and computer-usable medium includes a virtual contact group that can be dynamically created, in response to a particular user input such as, for example, registration by the user with a particular organization and/or facility. The virtual contact group generally includes a plurality of key or designated... Agent: Ibm Corporation Intellectual Property Law
20090160879 - Data driver using a gamma selecting signal, a flat panel display with the same and a driving method therefor: A data driver using a gamma selecting signal, a flat panel display with the same and a driving method therefor are provided. A first to a fourth data lines are electrically connected to a first left sub-pixel, a first right sub-pixel, a second right sub-pixel and a second left sub-pixel,... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090160878 - Device, system, and method of display calibration: Device, system, and method for display calibration. For example, an apparatus includes: one or more color sensors, embedded within a body of a mobile device, to measure one or more color attributes of a visual element displayed by a display unit of the mobile device when a lid of the... Agent: Shiloh Et Al.
20090160881 - Integrated circuit device, electro-optical device, and electronic instrument: An integrated circuit device includes first to Nth memory blocks that are disposed along a first direction, and first to Nth data driver blocks that are disposed along the first direction in a second direction with respect to the first to Nth memory blocks. A Jth memory block among the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090160882 - Integrated circuit device, electro-optical device, and electronic instrument: An integrated circuit device includes first to Nth memory blocks disposed along a first direction, a power supply circuit, and a data driver disposed in a second direction with respect to the first to Nth memory blocks. The power supply circuit includes an analog reference power supply voltage output circuit... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090160877 - Method and apparatus for enhancing an image displayed on an lcd device: A method and apparatus for image enhancement in a display illuminated by a lighting device. Enhancement is via use of a non-linear mapping function. An illumination level for the lighting device is determined and used with the mapping function to find a compensation factor for each pixel of the image.... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd
20090160880 - Organic electroluminescent display device and method of driving the same: An organic electroluminescent display device, includes: a gray level extractor that extracts gray levels of frame data signals for a frame image; an image type determiner that determines a type of the frame image using a distribution of the gray levels of the frame data signals, the type of the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090160883 - Information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes an internal display device that displays image information; an output terminal connectable with at least one external display device or more; and a display adjustment section that changes resolutions of the internal display device and the external display device to a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP06/18/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20090153434 - Display assistant system: A display assistant system includes an image capturing and processing unit for re-encoding main display images, secondary display images or screen capture from running process or a portable computer to images data and capturing the re-encoded images data, an image transmission unit for transferring the re-encoded images data and screen... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090153436 - Multifunctional display apparatus: A multifunctional display apparatus including a plurality of unit display modules is provided. The multifunctional display apparatus includes two or more unit display modules, one or more electrical connection units, and one or more sensing units. The unit display modules each include a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD). The electrical connection... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20090153435 - Presentation system: A presentation system comprises a personal computer (PC) (1) and a display arrangement (3). The display arrangement (3) includes a large main monitor (5) and four small satellite monitors (7a-7d) arranged around the main monitor. Each monitor (5, 7a-7d) is a thin-film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) and is separately... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090153437 - Device and method for alignment of binocular personal display: There is provided a binocular device, including a rigid mechanical body supporting two image sources (2, 4), one for each eye (6, 8) and two lensing devices (12, 14), one for each eye, the lensing devices having a first surface adjacent to the image sources and an opposite, second surface,... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)
20090153438 - Electronic device, display and touch-sensitive user interface: Display devices and methods for operating the same are provided. In one embodiment, the display device has an electronic display having an active area for presenting visual content; a housing holding the electronic display and having an opening allowing a person to view a first portion of the active area;... Agent: David A. Novais Patent Legal Staff, Eastman Kodak Company
20090153440 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes plasma display panel and a data driver. Plasma display panel includes a front substrate and a rear substrate faced to each other to form a discharge space therebetween. The front substrate includes a plurality of display electrodes, each having scan electrode and sustain electrode. The... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090153441 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device is provided which includes: drive circuits which supply, to display electrodes, progressive scan pulses for performing display on display lines of a plasma display panel based on respective display data, or simultaneous scan pulses for performing display based on the same display data with one even-numbered... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090153439 - Plasma display device and plasma display panel drive method: A plasma display device includes a plurality of sub fields, each sub field having an address period and a sustain period in which a sustain discharge is generated by applying a sustain pulse by the number of times corresponding to a brightness weight. A sustain pulse generating circuit has a... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20090153442 - Plasma display apparatus: According to the invention, by forming at least every two frames having video contents corresponding to each frame of a video signal, for example, a frame rate of movie contents whose frame rate is equal to 24 Hz is converted into 48 Hz. A plurality of subfields (SFs) corresponding to... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090153443 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: A plasma display device including: a display panel including discharging cells; a driving unit that supplies a reset signal, an address signal, and a sustain signal to the discharging cells; and a logic controller that controls the driving unit. The driving unit includes a scan driver for generating the reset... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090153444 - Image display apparatus and manufacturing method thereof: An image display apparatus includes a face plate with a plurality of light-emitting regions, a rear plate with electron-emitting devices corresponding to the plurality of light-emitting regions, respectively, and a drive circuit that drives the electron-emitting devices. The drive circuit has a correction circuit that calculates a correction value evaluated... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090153445 - Capacitive coupling-type transmitting and receiving circuits for information signal: A capacitive coupling-type transmitting and receiving circuit for information signal is provided in which attenuation of a signal on a non-contact transmission path via a capacitor and a change of voltage on the receiving side due to a slight change in capacitance are suppressed, modulation and demodulation processes of signals... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP
20090153446 - 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
20090153447 - Laser light source device, video display device: A laser light source device which is used for a video display device displaying video by using plural image frame data inputted from an image generating device includes a laser light source emitting laser light, a drive circuit driving the laser light source, a target light amount acquisition unit that... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090153449 - Picture image display device and method of driving the same: A display device including: a display portion with gate lines to which scanning signals are fed, a plurality of data lines to which picture image signals are fed, wherein the gate lines and data lines are crossed with each other in a matrix shape, TFTs and OLED elements disposed in... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090153448 - Self-luminous display device and driving method of the same: A self-luminous display device includes: pixel circuits; and a drive circuit, wherein each of the pixel circuits includes a light-emitting diode, a drive transistor connected to a drive current channel of the light-emitting diode, and a holding capacitor coupled to a control node of the drive transistor, the drive circuit... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090153451 - Display and electronic apparatus: A display is provided. The display includes at least one display cell having a display circuit; at least one light receiving cell including a light receiving element; a light emitting section operative to radiate light to the side of a display surface; and a polarizing plate disposed on the front... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090153450 - Systems and methods for providing color management control in a lighting panel: Provided are systems and methods for providing a stabilized color management system in a solid state lighting panel. Methods according to some embodiments include receiving, in the microcontroller, a color management reference value corresponding to a color characteristic of the solid state lighting panel and adjusting a control mode of... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20090153453 - Flat display panel and assembly process of driver components in flat display panel: A flat display panel comprises a plurality of driver ICs and one or more flexible printed circuit, a plurality of common wires formed on the substrate to electrically connect the ICs to the one or more flexible printed circuit, and at least one anisotropic conductive film that connects respective connecting... Agent: David I. Roche Baker & Mckenzie LLP
20090153452 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display includes scanning lines organized in sets of at least two, data lines overlapping the scanning lines at intersection regions, pixels located at the overlaps, a scanning line driver sequentially scanning the sets of scanning lines, a data line driver applying a voltage corresponding to an image... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090153454 - Color liquid crystal display device and gamma correction method for the same: In one embodiment of the present application, a color liquid crystal display device is disclosed which can realize display having a high color reproducibility when a screen is viewed from an oblique direction as well as from a front direction, while improving a viewing angle dependence of γ-characteristics by employing... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090153457 - Display apparatus and method for driving the same: A display apparatus includes a light source, a liquid crystal display element, and a signal generating unit. The signal generating unit includes first to third correction values calculation unit, and a correction value calculating unit. The first correction value calculation unit detects a gray scale of an image signal and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090153458 - Driving method and device of electro-optic element, and electronic equipment: With the conventional technique, pixels can display different levels of grayscale resulting from irregularity of a relation in terms of position among selected sub-fields, when the same level of grayscale is displayed. The invention provides a pixel driving method that can include a selecting step of sequentially selecting, according to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090153455 - Gray insertion device and liquid crystal display: A gray insertion device and a liquid crystal display (LCD) are provided. The gray insertion device is adapted to the LCD. The LCD includes a source driver and a source driving line. The gray insertion device includes a gray insertion controller and a gray insertion switch unit. The gray insertion... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090153456 - Method for generating over-drive data: A method for generating over-drive data includes storing a reduced over-drive table and a predetermined weighting table, finding first and second reference values from the reduced over-drive table according to received previous current pixel values, finding first and second weighting values from the predetermined weighting table according to the received... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090153460 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: To change a proportion of a black image display period based on an image brightness in one frame, improving a moving image performance while suppressing a reduction in luminance. A method of driving a liquid crystal display device which includes a liquid crystal display panel having plural pixels, and displays... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090153459 - Picture element structure of current programming method type active matrix organic emitting diode display and driving method of data line: The present invention provides a novel structure of picture elements in current programming-type semiconductor devices, and in particular, the structure of picture elements of an active matrix organic light emitting diode (OLED) display. The device makes a self-compensation for OLED current deviations due to the deterioration in threshold voltage and... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC
20090153464 - Display unit and backlight unit: The color liquid crystal display unit has a color display panel of transmissive type and a backlight unit placed behind the color display panel. The backlight unit has a plurality of LEDs connected in series, the drive unit to drive the LEDs in correspondence with the LEDs, and the temperature... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090153462 - Illumination device and display apparatus provided with the same: A display apparatus that can perform a high quality moving picture display and provides improved color purity, and an illumination device used in the display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes an illumination device that includes a first light source that emits light of a first color and a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP
20090153463 - Infusion pump with configurable screen settings: A method and apparatus provides for configuring the backlight brightness level. The backlight brightness level can be configured at the drug library and/or at the medical device, thereby improving the flexibility a user has in changing backlight parameters. A method and apparatus for managing a power saving mode allows the... Agent: Brian R. Woodworth
20090153461 - Light valve display using low resolution programmable color backlighting: A display comprises a front-end component having a matrix of neutral light valves that defines the resolution of the display. A backlight unit provides backlighting for the front-end component and has a plurality of individual elements grouped into repeat units, wherein the individual elements in the repeat units differ in... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090153465 - Electrophoretic display apparatus: An electrophoretic display apparatus includes a display module and a case. The display module includes a flexible array substrate, a front plane laminate, a driving circuit and a flexible printed circuit board. The flexible array substrate has a display area and a peripheral circuit area adjacent to the display area.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090153471 - Apparatus and method for inputting characters: The present invention provides an apparatus and method for inputting characters, which allow various characters to be inputted to a multimedia device. The character input apparatus preferably includes a user manipulation unit for generating one or more stroke signals and/or one or more arc signals, and a character detection unit... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090153472 - Controlling a viewing parameter: The invention relates to a method (100) of controlling a viewing parameter for viewing an image on a display for displaying the image, the method comprising a determining step (110) for determining a view of interest within the image, an identifying step (120) for identifying a field of view within... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090153470 - Electronic device with module integrating display unit and input unit: An electronic device includes a housing, a main display unit, an auxiliary display module and a processor. The main display unit and the auxiliary display module are both disposed on the housing. The auxiliary display module includes an auxiliary display unit and an input unit. The auxiliary display unit is... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090153469 - Input device and handheld electronic device: An input device and a handheld electronic device comprising the input device are provided. The input device comprises an elastic sheet and a switch sheet, both with alignment through-holes for precise alignment. Thereby, a protrusion of the elastic sheet is disposed precisely above a switch of the switch sheet. Because... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC
20090153466 - Method and system for optimizing scrolling and selection activity: Described are a method, a device, and a system for activating and deactivating a scrolling operation. The method includes receiving an input signal from an input interface on a mobile unit (“MU”), activating a scrolling operation of a display of the MU, sensing at least one of a motion and... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP/ Motorola
20090153467 - System and method for connection detection: A system and method for detecting a display connection. The system includes a transmitter operable to be coupled to a receiver. The transmitter includes a controller operable to generate a connect signal when the receiver is coupled to the controller and is further operable to generate a disconnect signal when... Agent: Murabito Hao & Barnes LLP
20090153468 - Virtual interface system: The invention relates to a virtual interface system, to a method of providing a virtual interface, and to a data storage medium having stored thereon computer code means for instructing a computer system to execute a method of providing a virtual interface. A virtual interface system comprises a camera; a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090153476 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A method of controlling a display apparatus includes: displaying a pointer corresponding motion of a user, in which the user's motion is analyzed on the basis of images generated by sensing the user; and generating an input signal preset corresponding to the analyzed motion of the user. With this configuration,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090153473 - Method and apparatus for changing a display mode for a graphical user interface: The illustrative embodiments described herein provide an apparatus and method for changing a display mode. The apparatus includes a graphical user interface having one of a set of display modes. The set of display modes include a passive matrix display mode and an active matrix display mode. The apparatus also... Agent: Duke W. Yee Yee & Associates, P.C.
20090153474 - Motion tracking user interface: A method to transition focus of a display corresponding to an object's motion tracked by a video camera or like device is disclosed. In one implementation, the display shows one or more windows or user interfaces on the display. The object's motion can be used to select one of the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090153475 - Use of a remote controller z-direction input mechanism in a media system: An electronic device associated with a remote wand controlling the operations of the electronic device is provided. The wand may include a motion detection component operative to provide an output reflecting the motion of the wand to the electronic device, such that the movements of a cursor displayed by the... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20090153478 - Centering a 3d remote controller in a media system: An electronic device associated with a remote wand controlling the operations of the electronic device is provided. The wand may include a motion detection component operative to provide an output reflecting the motion of the wand to the electronic device, such that the movements of a cursor displayed by the... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP
20090153477 - Computer mouse glove: A computer mouse glove for transferring computer mouse functions to the hand of a computer user. The glove includes: a glove member having finger fittings and a thumb fitting; a computer cursor control system having buttons and a tracking system having an optical tracking device; a computer module; a power... Agent: Advantia Law Group
20090153479 - Positioning device of pointer and related method: A positioning device for positioning an aim point of a pointer on a screen includes a screen, a pointer and a processor. The screen is utilized for displaying a plurality of characteristic points having already-known coordinate values. The pointer is utilized for forming an aim point, and includes an image... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090153480 - Input panel apparatus, image forming apparatus using the same, and method thereof: An image forming apparatus to provide a visual feedback in response to a manipulation of a navigation key includes a display panel unit, a navigation which is selectable and rotatable, to perform a menu navigation over the display panel unit according to at least one of a selection and a... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20090153481 - Data output device having a plurality of key stick devices configured for reading out data to a user and method thereof: A data output device and associated method for reading out data to a computer user. The data output device includes a keyboard having a plurality of key stick devices configured for reading out data. Each key stick device is coupled to a key stick positioning actuator that is responsive to... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090153483 - Ambidextrous operated mouse: A method for operating the mouse adapted for right-handed or left-handed includes storing a default operation mode and a current operation mode of the mouse; generating button signals according to click operations exerted on buttons of the mouse; obtaining the current operation mode and the default operation mode; changing the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153482 - Computer input device with inertial instruments: A computer input device includes, in one embodiment, at least two accelerometers, at least two gyroscopes, and a processor within a housing. Signals from the accelerometers and the gyroscopes are utilized to determine the relative motion of the computer input device.... Agent: Goodwin Procter LLP Patent Administrator
20090153484 - Mouse and method for cursor control: A mouse and a method for controlling such a mouse are disclosed. The mouse comprises a plurality of balls which are classified into at least two groups, each of which has a function; a plurality of sensors connected to the plurality of balls for sensing and measuring the plurality of... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20090153486 - Optical mouse with limited wavelength optics: Various embodiments of optical mice are disclosed that facilitate off-surface detection while also providing high-contrast images of a tracking surface. In one embodiment, an optical mouse comprises a light source configured to emit light having a wavelength in or near a blue region of a visible light spectrum toward a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090153485 - User input device with optical tracking engine that operates through transparent substrate: A user input device for use with a computing device is provided. The user input device may include a housing with a bottom portion including a substrate that includes a transparent portion. The user input device may further include an optical tracking engine mounted in the housing proximate the substrate... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090153487 - Data input device having a plurality of key stick devices for fast typing and method thereof: A data input device and associated method for fast typing. The data input device includes a keyboard having a plurality of key stick devices for entering data. A sensor element is coupled to each key stick device in a first position. The sensor element is responsive to a change in... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090153489 - Information processing device: An object of the present invention is to provide an information processing device which is capable of suitably switching between hardware buttons and an electrostatic pad such as a touch panel, depending on the operating circumstances of a user. In a cellular phone, judgment is made as to an application,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090153488 - Keyboard, input method, and information processing apparatus: A keyboard includes: a key panel that includes: a plurality of keys that are respectively assigned to input characters and symbols, the keys including a specific key that is assigned to input a pair of characters by a single keystroke; and a plurality of switches that are provided for each... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20090153490 - Signal adaptation in response to orientation or movement of a mobile electronic device: A mobile electronic device generates a signal in response to an event in the device for informing the user of the occurrence of the event. The electronic device is provided with an orientation sensor or a movement sensor. The electronic device is configured to adapt the signal that is generated... Agent: Perman & Green
20090153491 - Key in a keypad of an electronic device providing feedback: The embodiments relate to a key in a keypad of an electronic device and a system to control the value associated with the key. The key comprises: a programmable display to generate a character associated with the key; and a switch assembly associated with the key to register activation of... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP
20090153493 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for using multi-touch to transfer different levels of information: An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for differentiating between and transmitting different levels of information associated with an object or file depending upon a number of tactile inputs detected. In particular, a user can define a number of levels (e.g., of privacy, of detail, etc.) associated with... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090153498 - Communication method control system: A communication method controlling system includes a control apparatus and a writing apparatus. The writing apparatus includes a function that employs plural communication methods. When a user selects content by manipulating an operation terminal, a control apparatus detects the content ID, and transmits corresponding content data and communication method information... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090153500 - Dual pointing device and method based on 3-d motion and touch sensors: A dual pointing device and method based on 3-D motion and touch sensors are provided. The dual pointing device includes a sensor including a first sensor sensing a motion in a space and a second sensor sensing a touch input, a movement-mode-determining unit determining a movement mode type using signals... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090153495 - Input method for use in an electronic device having a touch-sensitive screen: An input method for use in an electronic device having a touch-sensitive screen is disclosed. The method comprises the following steps. An input signal is first received. Then, at least one control item corresponding to the specific program is displayed on the touch-sensitive screen in which the control item has... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC
20090153519 - Method and apparatus for tomographic touch imaging and interactive system using same: A touch screen in the form of a panel is capable of conducting signals and a tomograph including signal flow ports is positioned adjacent the panel with the signal flow ports arrayed around the border of the panel at discrete locations. Signals are introduced into the panel to pass from... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl
20090153518 - Method for controlling value of parameter: A method for controlling a value of a parameter of an application executed on a device comprising a touch-sensitive input apparatus with a touch-sensitive area comprises the steps of defining a region map specifying within the touch-sensitive area a plurality of parameter control regions that have assigned a parameter change... Agent: Matthias Scholl
20090153492 - Selection and display of media associated with a geographic area based on gesture input: An interactive media display system is provided to display media associated with a selected geographic area based on a gesture input of user. The interactive media display system may include a touch-sensitive display surface configured to display a geographic map and receive a gesture input generated by a user on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090153499 - Touch action recognition system and method: A system for recognizing a touch action that a person has performed upon an object, is provided with a sensor component for detecting a sensor value corresponding to the touch action through an inertial sensor attached to part of a body of the person; and a signal processing component for... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090153494 - Touch display for an appliance: A display device for an appliance is shown. The display device comprises a touch screen interface and a multi-level menu having reconfigurable virtual buttons.... Agent: General Electric Company Ge Global Patent Operation
20090153517 - Touch pad, notebook computer and method of controlling light effect on touch pad: This invention discloses a touch pad, comprising: a touch surface layer made of a photic material; an electrode layer placed under the touch surface layer, the electrode layer comprising photic electrodes arranged based on a pre-set first coordinate array; a light-emitting component layer placed under the electrode layer, the light-emitting... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090153502 - Touch panel and display device using the same: An exemplary touch panel includes a substrate, transparent conductive layers, a capacitive sensing circuit, and conductive wires. The transparent conductive layers are disposed on a surface of the substrate and spaced apart from each other. Each transparent conductive layer includes a carbon nanotube layer. The carbon nanotube layer includes carbon... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153503 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer disposed on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153505 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer located on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153507 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a substrate, a transparent conductive layer, and at least two electrodes. The transparent conductive layer is formed on a surface of the substrate. The transparent conductive layer includes at least two carbon nanotube layers, and each carbon nanotube layer includes a plurality of carbon nanotubes arranged... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153508 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate, and a first conductive layer disposed on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate, a second conductive layer disposed on an... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153509 - Touch panel and display device using the same: An exemplary touch panel includes a substrate, transparent conductive layers, a capacitive sensing circuit, and conductive wires. The transparent conductive layers are disposed on a surface of the substrate and spaced apart from each other. Each transparent conductive layer includes a carbon nanotube layer. The carbon nanotube layer includes carbon... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153510 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate, and a first conductive layer disposed on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate, and a second conductive layer disposed on... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153511 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a substrate, a transparent conductive layer, and at least two electrodes. The transparent conductive layer is disposed on the substrate. The at least two electrodes is separately disposed, and electrically connected with the transparent conductive layer. At least one of the electrodes includes a carbon nanotube... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153512 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer located on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153514 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a transparent conductive layer, and at least two electrodes. The transparent conductive layer is formed on a surface of the transparent substrate. The transparent conductive layer includes at least two carbon nanotube layers, and each carbon nanotube layer includes a plurality of carbon... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153515 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a substrate, a transparent conductive layer, and at least two electrodes. The transparent conductive layer is formed on a surface of the substrate. The transparent conductive layer includes a carbon nanotube layer, and the carbon nanotube layer includes a plurality of carbon nanotubes arranged along a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153504 - Touch panel, method for making the same, and display device adopting the same: A touch panel includes a substrate, a transparent conductive layer, and at least two separate electrodes. The substrate includes a first surface. The transparent conductive layer is formed on the first surface of the substrate. The transparent conductive layer includes a carbon nanotube layer, and the carbon nanotube layer includes... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153506 - Touch panel, method for making the same, and display device adopting the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate, and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer located on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153513 - Touch panel, method for making the same, and display device adopting the same: A touch panel includes a substrate, a transparent conductive layer, and at least two separate electrodes. The transparent conductive layer is formed on a surface of the substrate. The transparent conductive layer includes a carbon nanotube structure comprised of carbon nanotubes, and the carbon nanotubes in the carbon nanotube structure... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153516 - Touch panel, method for making the same, and display device adopting the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate, and a second electrode plate separated from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate and a first conductive layer located on a lower surface of the first substrate. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153497 - User interface device and input element: A user interface device and an input element include at least one input button that protrudes to be deformed when being pressed and then elastically restored when not being pressed, a sensing unit to sense whether the at least one input button has been pressed, and a display panel disposed... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20090153501 - Video system having a touch screen: A video system such as a television signal receiver includes a touch screen that may be suitable for larger image screens. According to an exemplary embodiment, the video system includes a screen having first and second sides, wherein a depression of the screen on the first side produces an image... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC
20090153496 - Writing apparatus, electronic paper system, and computer readable medium: A writing apparatus includes: a detecting unit; a reading unit; a writing unit; a display; a first controlling unit; a second controlling unit; and a third controlling unit.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090153520 - Touch panel and display device using the same: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate, a first conductive layer disposed on a lower surface of the first substrate, and two first-electrodes disposed on opposite ends of the first conductive layer. The second electrode plate... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153521 - Touch panel and display device using the same: An exemplary touch panel includes a flexible substrate, a transparent conductive layer, and four electrodes. The flexible substrate includes a surface. The transparent conductive layer is disposed on the surface of the substrate. The transparent conductive layer includes a carbon nanotube layer. The carbon nanotube layer includes carbon nanotubes. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090153522 - Function switch methods and systems: Function switch methods and systems for use in an electronic device having a touch-sensitive device are provided. First, the touch-sensitive device is touched by an input tool. Then, it is determined to switch between functions according to a force of the input tool touching the touch-sensitive device.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090153523 - Passive touch system and method of detecting user input: A method of tracking an object of interest preferably includes (i) acquiring a first image and a second image representing different viewpoints of the object of interest; (ii) processing the first image into a first image data set and the second image into a second image data set; (iii) processing... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20090153526 - Determining the location of the tip of an electronic stylus: An electronic stylus system includes an electronic stylus and base receiving unit. The electronic stylus includes a first ultrasonic transmitter, a second ultrasonic transmitter, an electromagnetic transmitter, and a writing tip. The base receiver unit includes a first ultrasonic receiver, a second ultrasonic receiver, and an electromagnetic receiver. The ultrasonic... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090153524 - Fixing structure, pen clipping set, and electronic device: The fixing structure of the invention capable of connecting to a pen with a slot comprises a main body, a slide piece, and a push module. The main body comprises a slide slot and an opening. The slide piece can slide into the slide slot. The slide piece comprises a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090153525 - Touch pen with erasure function: A touch pen with erasure function, applied for an electronic apparatus having a touch screen, comprises a body and a sensing unit. The body holds a accommodating space for disposing the sensing unit therein, and has a writing end and an erasing end. While detecting that the touch pen is... Agent: Hudak, Shunk & Farine, Co., L.p.a.
20090153527 - User interface for selecting and controlling plurality of parameters and method for selecting and controlling plurality of parameters: A user interface for selecting and controlling a plurality of parameters of a device comprises a touch-sensitive apparatus (100) with a touch-sensitive area (101) and a controller (107). The touch-sensitive area (101) has a closed-loop shape limited at outside by an outer closed curve (105) and at inside by an... Agent: Matthias Scholl
20090153530 - Active device array substrate and method for driving the same: An active device array substrate having a display area and a circuit area connected thereto is provided. The active device array substrate includes scan lines, data lines intersecting the scan lines, pixel units, scan-signal terminals, transmission circuit sets, controlling lines and controlling switches. The pixel units are located in the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090153533 - Apparatus and method for driving liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display device is provided with: a liquid crystal display panel and a data driver IC driving the liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel includes first and second gate lines, a data line and a pixel including a first sub-pixel connected to the data line... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090153531 - Digital inverter and monitor control apparatus: The present invention provides a digital inverter and monitor control apparatus for controlling optical characteristics of a monitor. The digital inverter of the invention comprises a formula or a lookup table storing a plurality of default control parameters and a plurality of default optical parameters which each corresponds to one... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20090153529 - Display apparatus and communication system for drive data of the same apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a communication controller that acquires a piece of drive data related to the display panel from pieces of drive data stored in a server via a network, a storage unit that stores the acquired piece of drive data and history management information for... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090153532 - Pixel-driving method and circuit thereof: A method for driving pixel, being compatible between dot-inversion driving mechanism and dual-gate driving mechanism, includes setting four continuous pixels as a driving sub-unit, having a first pixel transistor, a second pixel transistor, a third pixel transistor, and a fourth pixel transistor. The first gate line commonly controls two gates... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090153534 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device and display apparatus: A semiconductor integrated circuit device and a display apparatus each having enhanced electromagnetic immunity realized using a simple configuration are provided. The semiconductor integrated circuit device has a group of registers, an interface circuit, and a timing generation circuit. The signal processing circuit has a signal processing function which is... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090153528 - Settings control in devices comprising at least two graphics processors: In a device comprising at least two graphics processors, a determination is made that the device has switched from a first or current graphics processor to a second or target graphics processor. At least a portion of settings corresponding to the first graphics processor are identified for application to the... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20090153535 - Plasma display device and plasma display panel drive method: Provided is a technique of a PDP device capable of preventing error display arising from changes in discharge characteristics in a reset period particularly due to a long-period operation. In the PDP device, a slope of a slope waveform in the reset period is changed corresponding to operation time of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP
20090153536 - Receiving module and signal transmitting apparatus using the same: A receiving module includes a receiving unit and a power supply substrate. The receiving unit includes a connector that receives an image signal and a control signal from a signal transmitting medium. And the power supply substrate is provided in an image display device and supplies a power to the... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.
20090153540 - Driver architecture for computer device having multiple graphics subsystems, reduced power consumption modes, software and methods: Many computing device may now include two or more graphics subsystems. The multiple graphics subsystems may have different abilities, and may, for example, consume differing amount of electrical power, with one subsystem consuming more average power than the others. The higher power consuming graphics subsystem may be coupled to the... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20090153538 - Liquid crystal driving device, and liquid crystal display device using same: A liquid crystal driving device includes: a power supply unit for monitoring, using a first power supply voltage as a drive voltage, a second power supply voltage higher than the first power supply voltage to generate a monitor signal indicating whether or not the first power supply voltage is below... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. Citigroup Center
20090153537 - Power consumption controller, image processor, self-luminous display apparatus, elelcrtonic equipment, power consumption control method and computer program: The prior art power consumption control techniques convert the video signal (gray level) in one way or another based on the estimated power consumption level. The present invention proposes a power consumption controller which includes (a) a power consumption calculation section which sequentially calculates the power consumption level of a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20090153539 - Power supply circuit for liquid crystal display: An exemplary power supply circuit includes an output terminal configured for providing electric power to a load circuit, a direct current (DC) power supply, a first resistor, a second resistor, a first switch and a second switch. The first switch includes a control electrode is grounded via the first resistor,... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20090153541 - Liquid crystal panel driving apparatus: A liquid crystal panel driving apparatus that produces a normal display without damaging the liquid crystal panel even when each of a plurality of timing controllers receives an abnormal display data signal. In an exemplary apparatus, each of the timing controllers transmits an abnormality detection signal, which is generated by... Agent: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP
20090153545 - Display processing device and timing controller thereof: A timing controller for a display processing device includes: a plurality of predetermined pins for receiving an image signal by a pin-share method, wherein the image signal is a first format image signal or a second format image signal; a detector coupled to the predetermined pins and for detecting at... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090153546 - 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
20090153543 - Driving method of plasma display panel and plasma display device: In a technique of a PDP having a four-electrode structure of (X, Y, Z, and A), the technique capable of preventing a delay of a discharge timing due to a voltage applied to the Z electrode is provided. In the four-electrode product structure of (X, Y, Z, and A) and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090153544 - Driving system, electro-optic device, and electronic device: A driving system that drives an electro-optic device including a plurality of pixel electrodes, a counter electrode, a plurality of storage capacitor elements, and an electro-optic material is provided. The driving system includes a supply circuit that selectively supplies voltage to first and second ends of capacitor elements corresponding to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090153542 - Light diffuser for a stretchable display: An apparatus (100) including a pixel diffuser for a stretchable display is disclosed. The apparatus may include an elastic viewable display (110) that is stretched in a first viewable display area configuration and contracted in a second viewable display area configuration. The apparatus can also include a plurality of addressable... Agent: Prass LLP
20090153547 - Electronic device of a source driver in an lcd device for enhancing output voltage accuracy: An electronic device of a source driver in an LCD device, for enhancing accuracy of voltage outputted to an equivalent capacitor of a panel of the LCD device, includes a first node, a second node, an output unit, a first charge sharing switch, a second charge sharing switch, a first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090153553 - Method and apparatus for creating 3d face model by using multi-view image information: A method for creating a 3D face model by using multi-view image information, includes: creating a mesh structure for expressing an appearance of a 3D face model by using a first multi-view image obtained by capturing an expressionless face of a performer; and locating joints of a hierarchical structure in... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090153551 - Method and apparatus for transferring pose of 3-dimensional characters: A method for transferring a pose from an original digital character to a newly-created digital character, includes: deriving constraints from a pose of the original character; modeling pose characteristics of each joint of the newly-created character as a probability distribution function having an input variable of a rotation angle of... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090153554 - Method and system for producing 3d facial animation: A method for producing a 3D facial animation using a single facial video stream, includes producing a representative joint focused on a major expression producing element in a 3D standard facial model, producing a statistical feature-point model of various facial expressions of different people in the 3D standard facial model,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090153548 - Method and system for slice alignment in diagnostic imaging systems: A method and system for slice alignment in multiple image views are provided. The method includes determining an adjustment of one of a plurality of image views to align an imaged object with at least one alignment marker. The method further includes updating the plurality of image views based on... Agent: Dean D. Small The Small Patent Law Group LLP
20090153549 - System and method for producing multi-angle views of an object-of-interest from images in an image dataset: Disclosed are a system and method for creating multi-angle views of an object-of-interest from images stored in a dataset. A user specifies the location of an object-of-interest. As the user virtually navigates through the locality represented by the image dataset, his current virtual position is determined. Using the user's virtual... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC
20090153552 - Systems and methods for generating individualized 3d head models: Systems and methods are disclosed for generating a substantially life-like, individualized three-dimensional (3D) head model. In one example, the method includes reconstructing a 3D face mask from the input image data of an individual's head or face. Detected facial landmarks of the reconstructed face mask are aligned with corresponding facial... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090153550 - Virtual object rendering system and method: There is provided a virtual object rendering system comprising a camera, at least one sensor for sensing perspective data corresponding to a camera perspective, a communication interface configured to send the perspective data to a virtual object rendering computer, and the virtual object rendering computer having one or more virtual... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP
20090153555 - System and computer-implemented method for modeling the three-dimensional shape of an object by shading of a two-dimensional image of the object: A computer graphics system generates a three-dimensional model of an object in an interactive manner under control of an operator. An initial model for the object to be modeled is displayed to the operator as illuminated from a particular illumination direction and projected onto an image plane. The operator can... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090153556 - Ray tracing device based on a pixel processing element and method thereof: A pixel processing element (PPE)-based ray tracing device, includes an internal shared memory for receiving and storing image data to be rendered; a PPE processor for performing parallel ray tracing on the image data on a pixel-by-pixel basis; and a shading processor for accumulatively calculating color values of respective pixels... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090153557 - Horizon split ambient occlusion: The method includes receiving a plurality of graphics primitives for rendering at a GPU of a computer system and rendering graphics primitives into pixel parameters of the pixels of a display, wherein the parameters include pixel depth values and pixel normal values. For each pixel of the display, an ambient... Agent: Murabito Hao & Barnes LLP
20090153558 - System and method for generating pixel values for pixels in an image using strictly deterministic methodologies for generating sample points: A computer graphics system generates pixel values for pixels in an image of objects in a scene, using strictly-deterministic low-discrepancy sequences, illustratively Halton sequences, as sample points for evaluating integrals which are used to simulate a number of computer graphic techniques. The computer graphics system uses the low-discrepancy sequence to... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090153559 - Automatic generation of frequency domain mask: Automatic generation of a frequency domain mask is achieved by drawing a reduced waveform representing frequency domain data for an input signal as a pixel map. The reduced waveform is blurred by applying a user selected frequency offset, and from the blurred waveform data points are selected to generate upper... Agent: Matthew D. Rabdau Tektronix, Inc.
20090153561 - Method and apparatus for capturing screen based on wddm: The present invention relates to a technique of capturing screen. It discloses a method for capturing screen based on WDDM, which is aimed at solving the problem that the existing techniques are not suitable for Vista. The method comprise the steps of outputting commands of drawing image by an image... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.
20090153560 - Multiple source waveform drawing system and method: A method of waveform drawing, including generating a plurality of waveforms with certain waveforms being in the same space in a display, eclipsing the waveforms in a rank order and storing the related data in an eclipsed list, the related data of the eclipsed list including a plurality of drawing... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP
20090153562 - Image generation system, projector, computer-readable program, computer-readable medium, and image generation method: A projector includes a storage section that stores character string data that indicates a character string in at least one language and arrangement designation data that indicates whether the character string in the at least one language is displayed in a left-to-right direction or a right-to-left direction, a determination section... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090153563 - Method for generating a digital map: e) storing text display attributes that are assigned to the text data sets, wherein the text display attributes contain information on which text messages (03) are not displayed in the graphic illustration of the digital map at a specified resolution in order to prevent overlaps (07).... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP
20090153564 - Storage medium having stored thereon display control program and display control apparatus: In accordance with a size of a drawing area and a character size, the number of characters arrangeable in the drawing area is calculated. Based on the calculated number of characters, whether a character string in the obtained character size is arranged in the drawing area or the character string... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.
20090153565 - Methods and apparatus for designing animatronics units from articulated computer generated characters: A method for specifying a design for an animatronics unit includes receiving motion data comprising artistically determined motions, determining a design for construction of at least a portion of the animatronics unit in response to the motion data, and outputting the design for construction of the animatronics unit.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar
20090153566 - Methods and apparatus for estimating and controlling behavior of animatronics units: A method for determining behavior of an animatronics unit includes receiving animation data comprising artistically determined motions for at least a portion of an animated character, determining a plurality of control signals to be applied to at least the portion of the animatronics unit in response to the animation data,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar
20090153567 - Systems and methods for generating personalized computer animation using game play data: Systems, methods, and computer storage media for generating a computer animation of a game. A custom animation platform receives game play data of the game and determines at least one scene based on the game play data. Then, one or more frames in the scene are set up, where at... Agent: Patent Office Of Dr. Chung S. Park
20090153568 - Locomotion generation method and apparatus for digital creature: A locomotion generation method for a digital creature includes: imaging and capturing movements of a creature placed on a base plate having a printed pattern; extracting body position information, body posture information, leg posture information, and footprint information of the creature by analyzing captured images; and generating creature movement by... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090153569 - Method for tracking head motion for 3d facial model animation from video stream: A head motion tracking method for three-dimensional facial model animation, the head motion tracking method includes acquiring initial facial motion to be fit to an image of a three-dimensional model from an image inputted by a video camera; creating a silhouette of the three-dimensional model and projecting the silhouette; matching... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090153570 - Triangle setup and attribute setup integration with programmable execution unit: A system for integrating triangle setup and attribute setup operations into a programmable execution unit of a graphics processing unit is disclosed. A method for integrating triangle setup and attribute setup operations into a programmable execution unit graphics processing unit is also disclosed. In one embodiment, at least one execution... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090153571 - Interrupt handling techniques in the rasterizer of a gpu: Techniques for handling an interrupt in the rasterizer, in accordance with embodiment of the present technology, start with rasterizing one or more primitives of a first context. If an interrupt is received, state information of the rasterizer is saved in a backing store after coarse rasterizing a given tile. After... Agent: Murabito Hao & Barnes LLP
20090153572 - Apparatus and method for processing data: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for processing data, capable of controlling the use of a graphic controller based on data usage in a memory, a variation speed of a memory data value, and/or operating states/conditions of a system.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090153573 - Interrupt handling techniques in the rasterizer of a gpu: Techniques for handling an interrupt in the rasterizer, in accordance with embodiment of the present technology, start with rasterizing one or more primitives of a first context. If an interrupt is received, the tile count of tiles of a current primitive that have been coarse rasterized is saved in a... Agent: Murabito Hao & Barnes LLP
20090153574 - Method and system for updating firmware: A system for updating firmware through a DisplayPort interface includes a source device with a DisplayPort interface, and a sink device with a DisplayPort interface. The source device includes a storage circuit for storing and providing an updated firmware, and a source device auxiliary channel for outputting the updated firmware... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC
20090153575 - Method for sharing graphics card among multiple operation systems and computer system: The present invention provides a method for sharing a graphics card among multiple Operation Systems (OSs) and a computer system. The method comprises: detecting a first GOS to be displayed, the first GOS being one of at least two GOSs; calling a correspondence table to determine a first display control... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.
20090153576 - Image synthesis methods and systems: The present invention provides systems, devices, computer-implemented methods and computer program code products (software) operable to evaluate integrals using quasi-Monte Carlo methodologies, and in particular embodiments, adaptive quasi-Monte Carlo integration and adaptive integro-approximation in conjunction with techniques including a scrambled Halton Sequence, stratification by radical inversion, stratified samples from the... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090153578 - Apparatus for proccessing effect using style lines: An apparatus for processing an effect using style lines, includes a contour line creation unit for creating contour lines using polygons of a three-dimensional (3D) object and location information of a camera; a style line creation unit for putting edge lists, extracted at the time of creating the contour lines,... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090153577 - Method and system for texturing of 3d model in 2d environment: A method for texturing of 3D model in 2D environment includes (a) generating a texture map set for 3D model data; (b) UV unwrapping the 3D model data on each of projected planes to obtain a UV map set for each projected plane; (c) performing a 2D image authoring on... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20090153579 - Speckle reduction method: A projection apparatus includes a laser light source for projecting an illumination light to a plurality of spatial light modulators (SLMs) through an illumination optical system. The projection apparatus further comprises an image position change unit for changing a position of an image projected on a projection surface by projecting... Agent: Bo-in Lin
20090153580 - Image processing apparatus and computer readable medium storing program: An image processing apparatus includes a characteristics acquisition unit that acquires some of color reproduction characteristics of additive color mixing applied in a display; and a transform method determination unit that determines a transform method from one color gamut of an input color space to another color gamut used by... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090153581 - Electronic torque tool with multiple color display assembly: An electronic torque tool with multiple color display assembly comprises a driving portion formed at one end of the spanner body for driving an object; a handle formed at another end of the spanner body for being held by users; and a display portion installed between the driving portion and... Agent: Chien-hui Su
20090153582 - Laser displays based on color mixing between colored light and phosphor-emitted visible colored light: Laser display systems using at least one scanning laser beam to excite one or more fluorescent materials on a screen which emit light to form images. The fluorescent materials may include phosphor materials.... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC
20090153583 - Flat-panel display device: According to an embodiment of the invention, even if a sample-and-hold circuit samples a signal from a signal processor to a display unit, an image quality reduction is hard to occur. According to an embodiment of the invention, there is provided a flat-panel display device includes a phase control circuit... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090153584 - Image adjusting apparatus: An image adjusting apparatus is provided for adjusting the contrast of an input image. The image adjusting apparatus comprises a transformation module, a memory module, a processing module, an output module and a display module. The transformation module is used for transforming the input image to a plurality of input... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090153585 - Changing visual content communication: Techniques for presenting changing visual content, including video, animation and so on, as an overlay are discussed. Changing visual content, included in a visual presentation, may be identified from other visual elements included in the visual presentation. The changing visual content may be manipulated based on available resources associated with... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC
20090153586 - Method and apparatus for viewing panoramic images: A method and apparatus for viewing panoramic images comprising a panorama viewer which further comprises at least two layers with each layer corresponding to a point of time within an interval during which a set of images are taken. Each layer is constructed by taking into account only the images... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group
20090153587 - Mixed reality system and method for scheduling of production process: A mixed reality system includes a camera for providing captured image information in an arbitrary work environment; a sensing unit for providing sensed information based on operation of the camera; a process simulation unit for performing simulation on part/facility/process data of the arbitrary work environment, which is stored in a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090153588 - Image display method: This image display method includes dividing an image larger than a display region of a viewer 12 into a plurality of areas longitudinally and transversely, each divided image being provided beforehand in a server. The viewer 12 determines plural divided images at least a part of each of which is... Agent: Hedman & Costigan P.C.
20090153589 - Mobile radio terminal apparatus: Control unit executes automatic scrolling display processing of allowing an explanation of an item corresponding to a focus, of listed items displayed in a list display area of display unit, to be automatically scrolled in a scrolling display area of the display unit. When the control unit repeats this processing... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090153594 - Apparatus and method for driving liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display device is provided with a liquid crystal display panel, and a data driver IC that drives the liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel is provided with a gate line, first and second data lines, and a pixel that includes a first sub-pixel connected... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20090153593 - Data driving device and liquid crystal display device using the same: A gray scale voltage generator includes a voltage dividing resistor string to generate blue (B), red (R), and green (G) gamma voltage signals, the voltage dividing resistor string including a B gamma voltage signal generating section, a R/G gamma voltage generating section, and a common (COM) gamma voltage generating section... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090153591 - Display apparatus and control method of the same: A control method of a display apparatus having a display panel formed with a plurality of pixels is provided. The method includes: detecting high gray level pixels having gray scale values greater than a predetermined high gray scale value; detecting a highlight zone including the detected high gray level pixels,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090153596 - Image displaying method, image displaying device, and contrast-adjusting circuit for use therewith: A system provides an image displaying technique that provides stable high contrast even in an area having high brightness. Based on information about an average brightness level of a digital luminance signal, black-correction processing which decreases a brightness level by offsetting the brightness level to the minus side, and increase... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20090153595 - Infusion pump with configurable screen settings: A method and apparatus provides for configuring the backlight brightness level. The backlight brightness level can be configured at the drug library and/or at the medical device, thereby improving the flexibility a user has in changing backlight parameters. A method and apparatus for managing a power saving mode allows the... Agent: Brian R. Woodworth
20090153592 - Signal processing device, method of correction data using the same, and display apparatus having the same: A signal processing device includes a memory in which a color correction data is stored. The memory stores a first color correction data having the same number of bits as an input image data and a second color correction data having fewer number of bits than the input image data.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090153590 - Spoke synchronization system with variable intensity illuminator: A spoke synchronization technique allowing for lamp-pulsing synchronizes a spoke based on sub-arrays of a spatial light modulator. The lamp pulsing occurs during the spoke synchronization; and the lamp pulse for pulsing the lamp spans substantially across the entire spoke synchronization time period.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090153597 - Flat panel display and method for detecting resolution of image signal thereof: A flat panel display includes a data interface, a scaler control circuit, and a pulse generator configured to provide an external pulse signal to the scaler control circuit. The data interface is configured to receive an image signal including a vertical synchronization pulse signal and a horizontal synchronization pulse signal.... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.06/11/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20090146909 - Integrated display system for a computer and a portable device: A display-based device includes a display assembly having a first viewing portion and a second viewing portion within the first viewing portion and a docking station that removably docks a portable device having an imaging apparatus that includes a display apparatus and/or an image capture apparatus. When docked, the portable... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC
20090146908 - System and method for event-dependent state activation for a mobile communication device: A method for event-dependent state activation for a mobile communication device, the device having an opened configuration and a closed configuration, the device having a primary display visible in the opened configuration and a secondary display visible in the closed configuration.... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20090146910 - Modular lighting and video apparatus: Modular flexible panels for mounting lighting strands. In certain embodiments, each individual panel is an integral unit comprised of cables and node holders that combine to create a flexible, scalable and modular lighting surface. One or more of the panel edges can connect to an edge of another panel (either... Agent: Nields, Lemack & Frame, LLC
20090146911 - Presentation apparatus having dual displays: Disclosed is a dual-display presentation apparatus. The dual-display presentation apparatus comprises an auxiliary member having a first display unit on a side thereof, a main body having a second display unit on a side thereof and having a support member and a depression for receiving the support member on the... Agent: Ipla P.A.
20090146912 - Display control device: A display control device is provided with a switch for selecting whether to permit or not to permit an operation of displaying a second display source on a second display by an operational instruction of a first input device, and only when the switch is set to an operable condition,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090146913 - Display device: There is provided a display device capable of switching the display mode between liquid crystal display and electroluminescence display using a single display panel. The display device includes a driver that generates an EL pixel data pulse according to the brightness level represented by an input image signal during an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090146914 - Display apparatus and method for displaying 3-dimentional image: A display apparatus and method for displaying a 3D image using a left-eye image signal and a right-eye image signal are provided. The display apparatus includes an image signal division unit which divides an image signal into a plurality of subfields, and a control unit which arranges the plurality of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090146915 - Multiple view display device: A multiple view display device may employ an array of lenticular lenses to concurrently display a plurality of images at different viewing angles. The display device may include a plurality of pixels, one or more display drivers, and a lenticular lens array comprising a plurality of lenticular lenses. The pixels... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.
20090146916 - Display intented to be mounted on a pair of spectacles: The invention relates to a display (1) for mounting on a pair of eyeglasses (2), the display comprising an electronic and optical system (20A) for generating light beams, and an imager (20B) for shaping the light beams therefrom, the display including a removable connection arrangement for connection to the pair... Agent: Sofer & Haroun LLP.
20090146917 - Enumeration system and method for a led display: A system and method are provided for a pixel module to determine its location in a large scale LED display. The system and method determine the pixel module's location based upon the data received by the module and the identity of the module's port via which the data was received.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090146918 - Large scale led display: A large scale LED display has a cable and rigid link support structure for a number of LED modules. The cable and rigid link support structure is flexible but has sufficient structural integrity to prevent misalignment of the pixel modules. The LED modules are removable from the support structure individually... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090146919 - Large scale led display: A large scale LED display has a number of display panels each having a cable and spacer support structure for a number of LED modules. Adjacent display panels are connected together by a number of seam links that snap onto one cable of one of the display panels and one... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090146920 - Display device and electronic apparatus using the same: A display device with reduced power consumption, high definition, and a slim bezel. Both of a writing operation and an erasing operation are performed by one gate driver that is mainly constituted by a shift register for selecting a row and a control circuit for switching between a writing operation... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090146921 - Display devices: A display device in which pixels constituted by light emitting elements arranged on a substrate are arranged in a matrix, the substrate comprises: a canopy disposed at the upper or lower end of the pixels; and at least two kinds of anti-reflective components that are formed at a peripheral edge... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP
20090146925 - Address data processing device and method for plasma display panel, and recording medium for storing the method: A PDP address data processor, a method thereof, and a recording medium for storing a program used to perform the method. The address data processor generates subfield data corresponding to RGB input video data, divides them into two sets of subfield data, and stores them in a frame memory using... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090146924 - Display apparatus and method thereof: A display apparatus and a method use a driving signal containing plural types of waveforms. The display apparatus includes a display, a first waveform generating unit which generates a first waveform, a second waveform generating unit which generates a second waveform, a switching unit which switches to select one of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090146922 - Image display device: An image display device includes a pair of sustain pulse generators for applying either a first sustain pulse or a second sustain pulse to the display electrodes. The first and second sustain pulses generate a sustain discharge twice and once, respectively, in discharge cells when the voltage applied between the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090146923 - Plasma display device and plasma display panel: A PDP comprises an X electrode and a Y electrode forming a display electrode pair, and an address electrode. Upon a reset discharge for forming charges to all of a plurality of cells, the X electrode becomes a cathode and the Y electrode becomes an anode. On the other hand,... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090146926 - Driving apparatus and driving method for an organic light emitting device: A driving apparatus for an organic light emitting device including pixels with light-emitting devices and a method of making such apparatus are presented. The uniform values based on voltages for each frame corresponding to grays of input image signals are calculated and summed, and data voltages are increased when the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090146927 - Method for manufacturing thin film transistor (tft) and oled display having tfts manufactured by the same: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and thin film transistor (TFT) manufacturing method thereof are disclosed. According to the present invention, poly-silicon layers for forming active areas of non-driving TFT (e.g. peripheral circuit TFT and switch TFT) and driving TFT used in the OLED display are respectively made by... Agent: Venable LLP
20090146928 - Organic electroluminescence display device: Before a reset operation in which a threshold voltage Vth of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) driving thin film transistor (TFT) is compensated is performed by a first reset TFT switch, a second reset TFT switch is turned on to apply a reset reference potential to a gate of... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090146929 - Organic light emitting diode display: In an organic light emitting diode display comprising a first pixel and a second pixel that are associated with respective different colors, each of the first and second pixels being for displaying its associated color, each of the first and second pixels comprises: a first electrode; a second electrode facing... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090146930 - Organic electro-luminescent display apparatus: Each TFT for driving each of a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix-like configuration is configured using a stagger-type polycrystalline-Si TFT. A gate electrode, which is composed of a high-heat-resistant material capable of resisting high temperature at the time of polycrystalline-Si film formation, is disposed at a lower layer... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20090146932 - Apparatus for driving light emitting elements and electronic appliance employing the apparatus: An apparatus for driving light emitting elements includes a constant-current driver arranged for each of arrays of light emitting elements including a constant-current drive element and a current regulator; a first selector configured to select one having a highest signal level from among control signals of the constant-current drivers and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090146931 - Large scale led display system: A system distributes data in a robust manner to a large scale LED display formed of a number of display panels. The system includes a plurality of data hubs wherein each display panel is connected to at least two data hubs to receive redundant pixel data for each pixel of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090146933 - High contrast liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display comprising first and second liquid crystal display panel (1, 3), each defining an array of picture elements (13, 15). The resolution of the image displayed on the second liquid crystal display panel (3) is lower than that of the image displayed on the first liquid crystal... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090146935 - Liquid crystal display: The exemplary embodiment relates to a liquid crystal display device. The liquid crystal display panel according to the exemplary embodiment includes: a liquid crystal display panel on which a plurality of data lines cross a plurality of gate lines; a source drive IC that supplies data voltages to the data... Agent: Song K. Jung Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090146934 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and driving method thereof are disclosed. The liquid crystal display according to an embodiment of the invention includes a liquid crystal panel having liquid crystal cells in a matrix array at crossings of data lines and gate lines; a timing controller for receiving a digital video... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20090146936 - Liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same: A liquid crystal display capable of improving its viewing angle characteristic of luminance is provided. The liquid crystal display includes: a pair of signal lines extending so as to intersect to each other; a pixel provided for the pair of signal lines and configured of a plurality of sub pixels,... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090146937 - Colour sequential liquid crystal matrix display: A video system including a sequential color liquid crystal display with a panel of pixels arranged in rows and columns, including a mechanism that controls unit brightness levels on each pixel in the panel called grey levels, each grey level corresponding to a video information received at the input. The... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
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20090146939 - Display drive device and display apparatus having same: A liquid crystal display apparatus to which the present invention is applied has a first data conversion circuit and a second data conversion circuit. The first data conversion circuit converts each predetermined number of display data included in prepared display data into pixel data in which the respective display data... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090146940 - Liquid crystal display device: A display having a data driving integrated circuit includes N number of output channels (where N is an integer) having at least two regions including a first output channel and an Nth output channel, a data output channel group including M data output channels (where M is an integer less... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090146942 - Backlight apparatus, method of controlling the same and liquid crystal display apparatus having the same: A backlight apparatus includes a plurality of light source parts, a plurality of transformers and a scanning control part. The light source parts include at least one light source, respectively. The transformers provide the light source parts with power, respectively. The scanning control part drives a first transformer based on... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090146943 - Light source module, display device having the same, and a method thereof: A light source module includes a plurality of light source units arranged in a matrix form and independently emitting light, and a light source control unit. The light source control unit includes a column control unit supplying a column control signal to a plurality of light source unit columns according... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090146941 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A video with a display definition most suitable for the type of the video content to be displayed can be displayed. A liquid crystal display apparatus controls the luminance of the backlight light source according to the APL of the video signal measured by an APL measuring portion (16). The... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090146944 - Variable brightness lcd backlight: A display for a computer system, such as an LCD, is configured to consume less power when compared to conventional designs. The display includes a screen and at least one backlight configured to illuminate the screen. An input to the at least one backlight is adjustable to produce a desired... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20090146946 - Display and electronic apparatus: A display is provided. The display includes at least one display cell having a display circuit; at least one light receiving cell including a light receiving element; a light emitting section operative to radiate light to the side of a display surface; and at least one transparent plate disposed on... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090146945 - Touch screen panel type liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes an upper substrate, a lower substrate, and a liquid crystal layer interposed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate. The upper substrate includes a first insulating substrate, a transparent conductive layer on the first insulating substrate, and a first polarizer on the transparent conductive... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090146948 - Apparatus for providing sensing information: The invention relates to an apparatus for providing sensing information which includes a surface-sensing information combiner for collecting tactile sensing information on a surface of an object and accompanying sensing information attendant on the tactile sensing information of the surface of the object to produce surface-sensing information or edit the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090146947 - Universal wearable input and authentication device: The object of the wearable input device is to provide the user with one data input device and authentication system that is portable and can be worn like a fashion accessory, such as a watch or bracelet, so as to be unobtrusive to daily activity. The wearable input device can... Agent: Cloutier & Engle, PLLC Attn: Priya Sinha Cloutier
20090146949 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: An image processing apparatus includes: a display which displays an image through at least one screen; a processor which processes the image to be displayed on the display; a pointer adjuster which adjusts a pointer to select at least two points on the image displayed on the display; and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090146952 - Display system and liquid crystal display device: A display system includes a liquid crystal display apparatus and an operating device. The operating device can point a desired position on a display screen of the display apparatus and capture an image of the display apparatus to obtain the captured image including the desired position pointed by the operating... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090146950 - Method and system of visualisation, processing, and integrated analysis of medical images: The present invention concerns a method and a system for the management of a station of visualisation, processing and analysis of images based on not manuals commands, particularly optical and vocal, and able to provide a feedback to the user to direct the further exploration of the medical images.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090146951 - User interface devices: A method and apparatus of user interface having multiple motion dots capable of detecting user inputs are disclosed. In one embodiment, a user interface (“UI”) device includes a first motion dot and a second motion dot. The first motion dot is capable of attaching to a first finger and the... Agent: James M. Wu Jw Law Group
20090146953 - Methods for processing data from accelerometer in anticipating real-time cursor control movements: A method for controlling a display cursor includes a step of receiving and processing signals from an accelerometer included in a cursor control device by applying a low-pass filter for filtering out signals received from an accelerometer having a frequency higher than a cutoff frequency and adjusting the cutoff frequency... Agent: Bo-in Lin
20090146954 - Wireless mouse with companion wireless mouse pad: A mouse pointer device has an outer shell having a shape to accommodate a user's hand, an inner body enclosing electronic components for the mouse, and having a scrolling wheel implemented at a forward portion of the inner body, and a linear translation interface implemented between the inner body and... Agent: Central Coast Patent Agency, Inc
20090146955 - Mouse with a finger triggered sensor: A computer input device (e.g. a mouse) with a finger-triggered sensor is described. The sensor generates input signals in addition to the conventional mouse signals generated by click buttons, tracking device and scrolling wheel. The sensor may be an optical sensor, a touch-sensitive sensor or other types of sensors. The... Agent: Ying Chen Chen Yoshimura LLP
20090146957 - Apparatus and method for providing adaptive on-screen keyboard: An apparatus and method for providing an adaptive on-screen keyboard are provided. The apparatus includes a sensor for detecting touch action of a user from a touch screen, a pattern recognizer for recognizing a touch pattern of the user using the detected touch action of the user, a rearrangement processor... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090146956 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device (100) includes a main body (10), and a keypad module (12), a display module (14) and a system module (16) configured in the main body. The display module and the keypad module are respectively functioned based on the system module. The display module is electronically connected... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090146958 - Ergonomic hand-held text input device: A hand-held text input device includes a game controller and a keyboard. The device comfortably accommodates the hands of a user while the thumbs and fingers are associated with actuators of the game controller and keys of the keyboard. The overall configuration of the device and the arrangement of the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20090146959 - Input device for a portable terminal: A portable terminal includes an input device with five binary switching elements on a housing for the portable terminal and a display screen. The input device accesses telecommunications capabilities of the portable terminal. The display screen displays a graphical representation that can show an indication of the functions corresponding to... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin And Flannery
20090146960 - Computer keyboard having an enhanced ergonomic and intuitive design: A keyboard apparatus for use with a computing device is presented. The apparatus includes a plurality of alphanumeric keys grouped into at least a left group for use by a user's left hand and a right group for use by a user's right hand. A touchpad device for controlling a... Agent: Sune Gim
20090146961 - Digital image editing interface: A digital image editing system includes a keyboard with keys each mapped to a digital image editing operation encoded by one or more digital image editing application macros and scripts. Keys that are mapped to digital image editing operations that are related to one another are located adjacent to one... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20090146966 - Device for scanning and detecting touch point of touch control panel and method thereof: A device for scanning and detecting a touch point of a touch control panel is disclosed, wherein a driving/scanning circuit carries out one-end-sequential-driving or both-end-sequential-driving for driving each elongate conductive strip of a first conductive layer of the touch control panel, and a scan sensing circuit carries out one-end-sequential-scanning, both-end-sequential-scanning... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20090146967 - Display apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including a display section; a light radiating section; a plurality of light converging lenses; and a plurality of light receiving devices, wherein the display section includes pixel areas each used for creating a pixel section, and sensor areas each used for creating one of... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090146968 - Input device, display device, input method, display method, and program: An image acquisition section 105 obtains an image of a finger by bringing the finger into touch with a display 13 formed of a device including an image pickup device and picture elements or by bringing the finger closer to the display without touching the display. A computing section 120... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090146965 - Interactive communication system having an integrated key drive system: A device and method of connecting an interactive communication system to a processing device. The device is a cable system that includes first and second ends. The first end of the cable system has a leg connector, while the second end of the connector system has first and second arm... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP Bank Of America Plaza
20090146969 - Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information: A method and a system for navigating a display screen to search for a desired item of information stored in an electronic device. The electronic device includes a novel fly over user interface (FOUI) capable of receiving commands from a user to provide a zoom out view of the display... Agent: Berry & Associates P.C.
20090146963 - Method for determining multiple touch inputs on a resistive touch screen: The present invention provides a method for determining multiple touch inputs on a resistive touch screen, the method comprises determining a touching sequence between a first object and a second object when the first object and the second object touch the resistive touch screen respectively; calculating coordinate of a first... Agent: Wpat, PC
20090146962 - Mobile communication terminal and method: A device including a display, a memory and a tap detector arranged to generate a detection signal upon detection of a tap command. The device is arranged to assume either an idle state, in which the display is inactive, or a second state, in which the display is active and... Agent: Perman & Green
20090146964 - Touch sensing display device and driving method thereof: In a touch sensing display device, a plurality of sensor scanning lines extend in a first direction and sequentially receive a first voltage, and a plurality of sensor data lines extend in a second, different, direction. A plurality of sensing elements are formed in regions defined by the sensor scanning... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090146970 - Electronic device and touch screen having discrete touch-sensitive areas: An electronic device includes a base, a touch screen display, and operational components. The touch screen display is connected to the base and includes a display device and a touch-sensitive overlay disposed on the display device. The touch-sensitive overlay comprises at least one capacitive touch sensor circuit layer disposed on... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe
20090146972 - Apparatus and method for detecting a pointer relative to a touch surface: An apparatus for detecting a pointer relative to a touch surface includes at least two spaced imaging assemblies having overlapping fields of view encompassing the touch surface. The imaging assemblies see the touch surface in three-dimensions as a perspective view. The imaging assemblies acquire overlapping images from different locations. A... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20090146971 - Operation display device: An operation display device including: a display section capable of simultaneously displaying different operation screens in a plurality of directions; a touch panel provided on the display section; an operation direction detection section which detects, among the plurality of directions, an operation direction on which an operator operating the touch... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen
20090146973 - Dual mode touch systems: An apparatus for detecting a pointer includes a waveguide and a touch surface over the waveguide on which pointer contacts are to be made. At least one reflecting device extends along a first side of the waveguide and touch surface. The reflecting device defines an optical path between the interior... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)
20090146974 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device including a main body, a first magnetic member and a stylus is provided. The main body has a containing slot and the first magnetic member is disposed at one side of the containing slot. The stylus is suitable for being inserted in the containing slot and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090146975 - Stylus device capable of switching color: A stylus device capable of switching color is applied to an electronic device provided with a touch panel and comprises a body, several light-emitting devices, and an adjustment portion. The body has a plurality of holes and a pointer. The light-emitting devices are disposed in the hole, and each of... Agent: Hudak, Shunk & Farine, Co., L.p.a.
20090146979 - Automatic activity detection in a display controller: Detecting when the on-board power supply is powered on or off by an auto activity detection circuit by determining if the reference clock signal (TCLK) is toggling and if the reference clock signal is toggling, then charging a capacitor to a high voltage in the auto activity detection circuit based... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP
20090146977 - Liquid crystal display and driving control circuit thereof: A liquid crystal display device and a driving control circuit thereof are provided. The driving control circuit includes a voltage switch unit and a selection unit. The selection unit selects the voltages in accordance with the control signal, while the voltage switch unit outputs the selected voltage to the common... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090146976 - Method of interrupting computer usage: The novel method is embodied in a control circuit of a display device and a remote controller configuring the operation of the control circuit. The control circuit is positioned along the paths of video signals and electrical voltages to a display circuit driving the display device. By interrupting the electrical... Agent: Leong C Lei
20090146978 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display capable of preventing data collision to improve picture quality. The organic light emitting display includes pixels positioned at crossings between scan lines and data lines, a scan driver for driving the scan lines, a data driver for driving the data lines, a timing controller for... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090146980 - Information processing apparatus, image processing apparatus, information processing method, and firmware upload method: An information processing apparatus receives firmware information on firmware and an image processing apparatus which uploads the above-mentioned firmware, controls a display device to display a screen, including options of attribute information on an upload of the above-mentioned firmware, on the basis of the above-mentioned firmware information according to a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20090146983 - Circuit and method for driving self light-emitting display device: Disclosed is a circuit for driving a self light-emitting display device which itself emits light when an electric or other energy is inputted thereto and a method thereof. According to the circuit and method, the self light-emitting display device can be driven more stably and with a higher efficiency by... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20090146981 - Light detection system and related method: The present invention provides a light detection system essentially including a light detection circuit for generating a light detection signal by performing a light detection process, an integration-period control circuit for generating a control signal based on the light detection signal, and an integration circuit for adjusting an integration period... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090146982 - Lighting calibration system and method: A lighting calibration system for a video display environment includes a video display and a lighting sensor, fixedly positioned in the environment, and a lighting detection system, coupled to the lighting sensor and controllable from outside the environment. The lighting detection system is configured to receive positionally and temporally unique... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090146984 - Plasma display apparatus: The present invention relates to a plasma display apparatus. The plasma display apparatus of the present invention includes a plasma display panel having a plurality of scan electrodes and a sustain electrode formed in a front substrate, and drivers supplying driving signals to the plurality of electrodes. The plurality of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090146985 - Display driving apparatus for charging a target volume within a sampling period and a method therefor: A source driver includes a ladder circuit for outputting multilevel gradation voltages by resistance voltage division, a first decoder for selecting one of the gradation voltages which corresponds to the inputted image data to output the selected gradation voltage, an external power supply for supplying multilevel pre-charging voltages, a second... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC
20090146986 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display with improved display quality. The organic light emitting display includes a display panel including red pixels having red organic light emitting diodes (OLED), green pixels having green OLEDs and blue pixels having blue OLEDs, a first divided power source connected to at least one of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090146987 - Pixel and organic light emitting display: A pixel at an ith pixel row (i is a natural number) includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED); a driving transistor for supplying a current to the OLED and a storage capacitor between a gate electrode of the driving transistor and an (i−1)th emission control line; and a compensating... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090146988 - Active matrix electroluminescent display device with tunable pixel driver: Driver circuitry of each pixel provides pixel drive currents to respective LED display elements of the pixels of a display. An output transistor arrangement for each column drive circuit within a pixel has a plurality of output transistors (70, 72, 74) in parallel, and one or more of these are... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090146989 - Chromaticity converting device, timing controller, liquid crystal display apparatus, and chromaticity converting method: In one embodiment of the present invention, a chromaticity converting device is realized which can appropriately correct a shift in hue caused by a leakage of green light from a blue color filter when a color filter having improved transmittance is used to increase luminance. The chromaticity converting device serves... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090146992 - Display device: Disclosed herein is a display device including, a display section having a display surface, and capable of displaying information on the display surface, and a light storing section capable of receiving incident light including visible light, absorbing a part of the incident light, and outputting the part of the incident... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20090146991 - Driving method of electrophoresis display device: A driving method of an electrophoretic display device composed of a pair of substrates with electrophoretic elements, each containing electrophoretic particles, interposed therebetween, first electrodes provided on one substrate of the pair of substrates so as to correspond to pixels, and a second electrode which is provided on the other... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090146993 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A driving method of an LCD device driving a liquid crystal display device including the steps of deriving a frame detection signal from a data enable signal by detecting a blank interval between frames deriving a start signal from the frame detection signal deriving a first gate clock signal from... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090146990 - Method of generating frame control signal for reducing reaction time: A method of generating frame control signals for reducing reaction time comprises following steps: analyzing an input frame signal; generating a first reference liquid crystal control signal of a frame; setting a second liquid crystal control signal range and thereby generating a second reference liquid crystal control signal; generating a... Agent: Reed Smith LLP Suite 1400
20090146994 - Image displaying method and image display system employing the method: An image displaying system and method in which images that are categorized according to the aspect ratio of width of height thereof are displayed in a selection window and the images are put into and edited in an editing window, and an image display system employing the method. In the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.
20090146997 - Apparatus for displaying wiring: The present invention provides an apparatus which displays a plan wiring diagram and three-dimensional layout diagram by associating them with each other so that they can be viewed easily. A apparatus for displaying wiring includes a first storage for storing an image of a plan wiring diagram which shows parts... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.
20090146995 - Generating and rendering three dimensional models of flexible packaging: A method, and apparatus, and a computer-readable medium encoded with instructions to carry out a method. The method is of rendering a model of a surface of wrinkly material such as paper or foil, e.g., a model of packaging on a display device. The method includes accepting a description of... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld
20090146996 - Image generation using low-discrepancy sequences: A computer graphics system generates a pixel value for a pixel in an image and displays a human-perceptible image on an LCD, CRT or other display device based on an electrical output generated in response to the pixel value, the pixel being representative of a point in a scene as... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090146998 - Computer graphics using coarse level meshes: Computer graphics systems, devices and methods adapted to enable display and/or storage of human-perceptible images on a display device include an arrangement for generating a coarse level mesh representing a surface, from a finer level mesh surface representation. The arrangement includes an indicator value generator and a coarse level mesh... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090146999 - Rasterization engine and three-dimensional graphics system for rasterizing in order adapted to characteristics of polygon: A three-dimensional graphics system is provided. The three-dimensional graphics system rasterizes each of a plurality of polygons generated from vertexes in an order adapted to characteristics of each polygon. The three-dimensional graphics system includes a rasterization engine including a polygon setup unit receiving the vertexes and generating the polygons and... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP
20090147000 - Computer graphics systems and methods generating smooth feature lines for subdivision surfaces: Computer graphics systems and methods are provided for generating a representation of a feature in a surface defined by a mesh representation, the mesh comprising at a selected level a plurality of points including at least one point connected to a plurality of neighboring points by respective edges, the feature... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090147001 - Computer program to output contrast enhanced medical image data: A string of computer instructions is presented to output medical image data containing voxels representative of contrast enhanced material, and arranged to operate on a first object data set comprising voxels depicting contrast enhancement, whereby it segments a sub-set of voxels in the first object data set which voxels describe... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090147002 - System and method for generating pixel values for pixels in an image using strictly deterministic methodologies for generating sample points: A computer graphics system generates a pixel value for a pixel in an image, the pixel being representative of a point in a scene as recorded on an image plane of a simulated camera. The computer graphics system comprises a sample point generator and a function evaluator. The sample point... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090147003 - Conversion of two dimensional image data into three dimensional spatial data for use in a virtual universe: Arrangements are disclosed herein that can capture image data reflecting real world objects and/or interactions and convert this data into a format that is usable in a virtual universe (VU). In one embodiment, a method can include receiving sets of image data that capture an object or a setting from... Agent: Ibm Coporation (rtp) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20090147004 - Method and system for combining images generated by separate sources: A system and method for combining images generated by separate sources. The system comprises a plurality of video image data sources that generate separate video images. The video images are captured and scaled by image processing hardware to fit within the viewports of a target window generated by a computing... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP Bank Of America Plaza
20090147005 - Methods, systems and computer readable media facilitating visualization of higher dimensional datasets in a two-dimensional format: Methods, systems and computer readable media for representing multidimensional data derived from molecular separation processing to resemble a two-dimensional display created from a molecular separation process producing data values for two different properties. Multidimensional data having values for at least three different properties of molecules separated by the molecular separation... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.
20090147006 - Method and system for event based data comparison: A method of displaying medical data for at least one patient allows the data to be displayed in graphical format as either a trend graph or a histogram. The data may be sorted based upon a selected event. The trend graph may include a line representing the event, and the... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP / Roche
20090147007 - Processor-assisted 2d graphics rendering logic: Presented herein is processor assisted two dimensional shape rendering logic. In one embodiment, there is presented a system for rendering graphics. The system comprises a controller and logic. The controller decomposes graphics objects into primitives. The logic determines pixel locations for said graphics objects, using said primitives.... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090147008 - Arrangements for controlling activites of an avatar: Systems are disclosed herein that allow a participant to be associated with an avatar and receive a transmission from the participant in response to a participant activated transmission. The transmission can include a participant selectable and time delayed mood and/or activity command which can be associated with a user configurable... Agent: Ibm Coporation (rtp) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC
20090147010 - Generation of video: An apparatus and a method are provided for generating video data derived from the execution of a computer program. In a first mode, the apparatus is operable to (a) execute a computer program comprising one or more components executed in a sequence of execution frames, each execution frame having a... Agent: Klein, O'neill & Singh, LLP
20090147009 - Video creating device and video creating method: A video creating device for creating a video full of originality from a text. A video viewer (102) has a user information list storage section (114), a user information adding section (119), a transmitting/receiving section (111), an animation constitutional element determining section (112), and an animation creating section (116). The... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20090147011 - Method and system for graphically indicating multiple data values: A system and method for displaying data are disclosed, the method being applicable to a system comprising a computing device having an output device and computer programs, and, optionally, an input device. The programs are configured to show point display objects and group display objects corresponding to data points located... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP / Roche
20090147012 - Parallelogram unified primitive description for rasterization: In a graphics pipeline of a graphics processor, a method for a unified primitive description for rasterization. The method includes receiving a group of primitives from a graphics application, wherein the group includes different types of primitives and the types of primitives include line primitives, point primitives and triangle primitives.... Agent: Murabito Hao & Barnes LLP
20090147013 - Processor task and data management: Task and data management systems methods and apparatus are disclosed. A processor event that requires more memory space than is available in a local storage of a co-processor is divided into two or more segments. Each segment has a segment size that is less than or the same as an... Agent: Joshua D. Isenberg Jdi Patent
20090147014 - Apparatus, method, and recording medium for detecting update of image information: When a processor, which transits from a first mode that causes a guest operating system to operate to a second mode that causes a virtual machine monitor managing the guest operating system to operate, when previously set transition condition is satisfied, transits to the second mode, a determining unit determines... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090147015 - Aperture compression for multiple data streams: A hardware-based aperture compression system permits addressing large memory spaces via a limited bus aperture. Streams are assigned dynamic base addresses (BAR) that are maintained in registers on sources and destinations. Requests for addresses lying between BAR and BAR plus the size of the bus aperture are sent with BAR... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP
20090147016 - Method for detecting border tiles or border pixels of a primitive for tile-based rendering: A method detects border tiles or border pixels of a primitive corresponding to an object to be displayed on a display screen. The detecting includes: calculating the number of border tiles or pixels covered by an edge of the primitive; identifying a plurality of vertices that divide the edge in... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC
20090147017 - Shader processing systems and methods: Various embodiments of shader processing systems and methods are disclosed. One method embodiment, among others, comprises a dependent texture read method executed using a multi-threaded, parallel computational core of a graphics processing unit (GPU). Such a method includes generating a dependent texture read request at logic configured to perform shader... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090147018 - Image sensing apparatus and control method thereof: An image sensing apparatus comprises a signal processor that performs processing corresponding to a plurality of color gamuts for image data, an image recording unit that records the processed image data, an image displaying unit that displays the processed image data, a first selector that selects a color gamut of... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20090147019 - Generating and merging two halftoned images: A method of producing a bit-map including rendering a bit-map of a first image using a first stochastic half-tone screen set, rendering a bit-map of a second image using a second stochastic half-tone screen set, wherein the first half-tone screen set and the second half-tone screen set have respectively associated... Agent: Patent Documentation Center Xerox Corporation
20090147020 - System and method for color format conversion in a graphics environment: A method of converting an input color codeword from a first color format to a second color format comprises providing a reference format having reference bit positions and comparing the first bit positions associated with the first color format to the reference bit positions. Second bit positions associated with the... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20090147021 - Wide color gamut display system: A wide gamut RGB digital display, such as an LCD display, digital television, printer, or any other suitable display, includes wide color gamut configuration message control logic that is operative to indicate, to an image source provider, wide gamut RGB indication information and wide color gamut format definition information that... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.
20090147022 - Method and apparatus for processing images, and image display apparatus: A method and apparatus for processing images, and an image display apparatus are provided that can produce favorable images even when digitized image are partially magnified (enlarged) or reduced (shrunk). The apparatus for expanding or reducing input image data supplied thereto, for each area of the image data, comprises a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090147023 - Detail-in-context lenses for digital image cropping and measurement: In one or more implementations, a cropped image is defined within a boundary on an original image displayed on a display. The original image is distorted to give an appearance of a lens being applied to the original image displayed on the display, the appearance of the lens including a... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps
20090147024 - Graphical display system and method: A method for displaying an operating parameter for a mobile platform. A plurality of different graphs can be digitized to place them in electronic form. Each graph represents a different operational or environmental characteristic relating to operation of the mobile platform, and each is further related to a common parameter.... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC
20090147025 - Method and system for modification of turf tv participant decorations based on multiple real-time factors: A method of modifying sporting event participant decorations displayed on a fiber optic “Turf TV” playing surface based on multiple real-time factors. A decoration utility calculates a direction of movement of a player or object in proximity to the playing surface, which is configured to display images, during a live... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP
20090147026 - Graphic zoom functionality for a custom report: The present invention relates to a software zoom feature capable of magnifying data plotted on a graph. The graph may display any type of data including medical data. The graph may also be customizable as to the type of data displayed. The data that is to be magnified by the... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP / Roche
20090147027 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus that classifies objects having the respective attribute information which are disposed on a display screen of a graphical user interface, the apparatus including an operation information acquisition unit that acquires operation information containing movement information which indicates a position of a movement destination... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090147028 - Data and power distribution system and method for a large scale display: A system and method distributes data and power in a robust manner for a large scale LED display. Master modules of the display are capable of receiving a data stream on any one of four data ports. The master modules extract the data for its module and an associated group... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd
20090147030 - Lcd driver ic and method for operating the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) driver integrated circuit (IC) is provided. The LCD driver IC, according to an embodiment, can include gamma reference buffers built in respective source drivers, where an output connection resistance is provided for connecting an output of a gamma reference buffer of one source driver to... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20090147029 - Multi-frame overdriving circuit and method and overdriving unit of liquid crystal display: A multi-frame overdriving circuit for use in a liquid crystal display including a counting unit and a multi-frame overdriving unit is provided. The counting unit counts a number m of frame periods for which a pixel data corresponding to a pixel keeps a first gray value, wherein m is a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090147032 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: There is provided a method of driving an organic light emitting display capable of displaying an image with uniform brightness. The method includes storing a brightness characteristic corresponding to emission time of an organic light emitting diode (OLED), adding first data supplied in units of frames by pixels to generate... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20090147031 - Projection system and projector: A projection system includes: a first image forming unit which releases the first image light; a second image forming unit which releases the second image light; a polarization combining system which combines the first image light and the second image light; a projection unit which projects the first image light... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20090147033 - Color display system: An image display apparatus for displaying images includes a light source for emitting an illumination light with an adjustable light intensity, at least one spatial light modulator (SLM) for receiving and applying an image signal for modulating the illumination light transmitted from the light source, and a control circuit for... Agent: Bo-in Lin06/04/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20090140950 - Display device having multiple viewing zones and method of displaying multiple images: A display device having multiple viewing zones includes a display panel including a plurality of pixels in a matrix form, each pixel including red, green and blue sub-pixels arranged in a vertical direction; and a light guide panel guiding a first image emitted from the pixels in first columns among... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090140952 - Plasma display device, power supply thereof and associated methods: A plasma display device includes a scan electrode, a scan circuit configured to selectively apply a first voltage through a first input terminal and a second voltage, lower than the first voltage, through a second input terminal to the scan electrode during an address period, a transformer including a primary... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20090140951 - Plasma display panel: A technology capable of stably maintaining the address discharge characteristics even in a long-term drive of a PDP is provided. A PDP has a structure where projecting portions are provided to a display electrode pair used for surface discharge so as to extend toward a reverse slit side in a... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC
20090140953 - Plasma display panel display device: The present invention sufficiently reduces unwanted radiation in a plasma display panel (PDP) display device. The display device includes a PDP having a pair of electrodes, a first, a second, and a third conductive member, and a pair of driving circuits used to apply a voltage to their respective electrodes.... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20090140954 - Method of driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus: A method of driving a plasma display panel displaying an image in a frame including a plurality of subfields and a plasma display apparatus are disclosed. In the method, at least one of the plurality of subfields is a selective write subfield, and at least one of the other subfields... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090140959 - Driving apparatus for organic electro-luminescence display device: Disclosed is an apparatus that prevents a degradation of image quality due to a deterioration of a driving apparatus in an organic electro-luminescence display device.... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20090140958 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a main display composed of an organic electronic luminescent including a light emitting layer and configured to display at least one instruction information in a first display area of a standby screen, and a control unit configured to perform such a control that an illumination... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC
20090140955 - Light-emitting element and display device: A light-emitting element that comprises a light emission layer that is deposited between first and second electrodes that lie opposite one another in parallel, an organic semiconductor layer that is deposited between the light emission layer and the first electrode, and an auxiliary electrode that is disposed via an insulation... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090140956 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display and a driving method thereof capable of reducing power consumption. A driving transistor controls a current through an organic light emitting diode of the display. A voltage controller supplies a first voltage to the anode of the OLED of at least one specific pixel and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20090140957 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel circuit with stable lamination is disclosed. A leakage current which would otherwise cause the voltage at the gate of the drive transistor to change, resulting in a change in the current to the OLED, is compensated for by an additional transistor.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090140960 - Communication using light-emitting device: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for communicating information. An event is detected. A light effect is emitted in response to the detected event. The emitted light effect simulates the detected event or a sensory output associated with the detected event.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090140961 - Reflective display: A reflective display device (2) comprises a plurality of controllable light absorption layers (8) arranged in a stack. Each of the layers (8) is capable of absorbing incident light in a specified wavelength band. A selective reflector (10) is immediately behind at least one of the layers (8) and is... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company
20090140962 - Display device and mobile terminal having the same: Provided are a display device and a mobile terminal having the same. The display device includes a transflective liquid crystal panel, a first light unit on a rear side of the transflective liquid crystal panel, and a second light unit on a front side of the transflective liquid crystal panel.... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association
20090140963 - Image display device: An image display device of the present invention comprises a casing including a front cabinet and a back cabinet, a liquid crystal display panel, a main circuit board for causing an image to be displayed on the liquid crystal display panel and a power supply unit board. A recess is... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090140965 - Image display system: This invention provides an image display system that includes an image display device having an overdrive processing circuit and allows reduction in memory cost as a whole. The image display system according to this invention includes an image generation device that generates image data, and an image display device that... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090140964 - Method of processing lcd images according to content of the images: An LCD turns on the black image insertion function when displaying motion images for reducing motion blur, and turns off the black image insertion function when displaying still images to avoid a flicker. Further, the LCD utilizes a set of gamma curves for black image insertion. The LCD stores a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090140966 - Panel adjustment method for increasing display quality: A panel adjustment method is executed on a host to adjust settings of a panel connected to the host through a serial bus. The method determines whether the panel is supported by the host. When the panel is supported by the host, the settings of the panel is read from... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090140967 - Data recovery architecture (cdr) for low-voltage differential signaling (lvds) video transceiver applications: The present invention discloses data recovery architecture (CDR) to improve a multi-link system's tolerance to delay mismatches (or skewing effect) in its different links. The architecture is entirely digital and usable in any multi-link transceiver implementation that makes use of a separate clock link and requires timing synchronization between the... Agent: Legal Department Mips Technologies, Inc.
20090140968 - Liquid crystal display device and method for decaying residual image thereof: By way of enabling a reset signal while turning off a liquid crystal display, a method for decaying residual image of the liquid crystal display is capable of setting the corresponding gate signal of each of a plurality of gate lines of the liquid crystal display based on the enabled... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20090140969 - Liquid crystal display drive circuit: This invention offers an LCD drive circuit that prevents conversion to a wrong duty driving state and an unintended display caused by taking in of serial data corresponding to the wrong duty driving state. The LCD drive circuit is provided with an LCD drive signal generation circuit that generates driving... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP
20090140975 - Image display apparatus and image display method: An image display apparatus includes: a luminance modification unit configured to modify the luminance setting value so as to make a luminance difference between adjacent partial regions of a back light smaller; a luminance distribution calculation unit configured to calculate a predicted value of luminance distribution of light incident on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20090140971 - Intelligent automatic backlight control scheme: A method of adjusting intensity of illumination of a device based on change in ambient light, the method comprising: measuring a first level of ambient light for a device, in response to detecting a change in ambient light; adjusting intensity of illumination for the device to a first illumination level,... Agent: CenturyIPGroup, Inc. [intel]
20090140972 - Light source assembly, liquid crystal display, and method of driving light source assembly: A light source assembly includes a light source which emits light; a detector which detects the light and generates a light signal based on a property of the light; an operator operably connected to the detector and which receives the light signal and calculates a color coordinate of the light... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090140974 - Lighting unit and projection display apparatus: The lighting unit includes the DMDs 80R, 80G, and 80B. The lighting unit also includes: the prisms 50 and 60 combining the light emitted from the DMDs 80R, 80G, and 80B; and the light modulating optical device 90G. The incident light including the green component light and the yellow component... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20090140973 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a method for driving the same, which are capable of achieving an enhancement in display quality, are disclosed. The LCD device includes a display panel for displaying an image, a backlight unit comprising a plurality red light sources, a plurality of green light... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090140970 - Methods and systems for weighted-error-vector-based source light selection: Elements of the present invention relate to systems and methods for selecting a display source light illumination level based on a histogram-weighted error value.... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.
20090140976 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: In a display apparatus, an interface unit receives N image signal groups each including i×j image signals from an external video system, wherein N is a natural number equal to or greater than 2. A display panel includes data lines, gate lines, and pixels to display images. The display panel... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20090140977 - Common user interface structure: A common user interface structure is described. In embodiment(s), a common user interface structure includes proportional geometry variables that can be adjusted such that the common user interface structure is scaled for display on media devices that each have different sized display screens. The common user interface structure includes a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090140978 - Cursor transitions: Responsive to a trigger event, a first cursor state having a first visual appearance is transitioned into a second cursor state having a second visual appearance. A transition type and transition time can be specified so that the transition can be visually perceived by a user. The cursor states can... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20090140980 - 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. Based on a result... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090140979 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a housing having an outer surface and an inner surface, a pointing device having a flat input surface and located in the housing with the input surface on the inner surface of the housing, an operation area provided in a position on... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20090140981 - Image sensor and optical pointing system: Provided is an image sensor and optical pointing system using the same. The image sensor has a plurality of pixels, each pixel including a photocell for receiving light and generating an analog signal having a voltage corresponding to a quantity of the received light, a comparator for, in response to... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20090140982 - Navigation input mechanism, electronic device including the same and method for switching mode thereof: A navigation input mechanism is provided. The navigation input mechanism is disposed on an electronic device. The navigation input mechanism further includes a switch sheet and a biometric recognition module. The switch sheet has a first penetrating hole and includes a plurality of switches. The switches are disposed on an... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090140983 - Ergonomic computer mouse: A computer mouse for use with a computing device is provided. The computer mouse may include a mouse body with an ulnar side digit support structure having a front concave region and a rear convex region formed proximate and behind the front concave region. The front concave region may include... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20090140984 - Self-calibrating optical feedback system in a laser mouse: A self-calibrating optical feedback system for an optical navigation device. The self-calibrating optical feedback system includes a light source, an illumination lens, a beam splitter, and an optical feedback device. The illumination lens is coupled relative to the light source. The light source emits light based on a programming current.... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20090140985 - Computing device that determines and uses applied pressure from user interaction with an input interface: A computing device processes input by determining one or more inputs corresponding to a user interacting with an input interface. In an embodiment, the input interface may correspond to a button state or to a multi-state input interface. A value corresponding to an amount of pressure applied by the user... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP
20090140995 - Character input method and apparatus in portable terminal having touch screen: A character input method and apparatus in a portable terminal having a touch screen using a virtual keypad in which a plurality of characters is allocated to each of at least one key area is provided. The character input method includes displaying, in a character input mode, a virtual keypad... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, P.C.
20090140992 - Display system: A display system including: providing a processor; enabling a touch screen, having a measurement grid, by the processor; pressing a hard key, a soft key, a function tab, a function soft key, the measurement grid, or a combination thereof for activating the touch screen; and displaying a user data on... Agent: Law Offices Of Mikio Ishimaru
20090140987 - Duplex touch panel: A duplex touch panel comprising: a capacitive touch panel unit; a resistive touch panel unit which is overlapped to the capacitive touch panel unit to be formed as a plate body; a signal processing unit received sensing signals from the capacitive touch panel unit and resistive touch panel unit; a... Agent: Kai-ti Yang
20090140999 - Information-processing apparatus and programs used therein: In an information-processing apparatus employing a coordinate input unit such as a touch panel, processing of explicitly reporting the state of an operation carried out by the user to the user is carried out in order to present a result of the operation to the user. In the information-processing apparatus... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090140994 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus includes: a display plate having a plurality of display sections; an electrostatic touch panel provided at a lower face of the display plate; an operation body on which the display plate and the electrostatic touch panel are placed; a plurality of light-emitting elements for illuminating the plurality... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP
20090140991 - Input device and mobile terminal having the same: To provide the input device in the present invention, which allows comfortable operation with lightened mental and physical load, has at least one input key and includes: an association storage unit storing an array of plural information in association with the input key, the plural information each having an order;... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090140986 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for transferring files between devices via drag and drop: A method, apparatus, system and computer program product are provided for transferring files stored on a source device to a target device by dragging and dropping the file from the source device touchscreen to the target device touchscreen. When the source device detects that the user has dragged the file... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20090140998 - Mobile terminal having touch screen and method for inputting characters through the same: A mobile terminal having a touch screen and a method of inputting characters through the touch screen of the mobile terminal. When a user inputs characters though a touch screen of a mobile terminal, he or she can copy already written characters, character strings or images, or paste the copied... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090140996 - Press detection sensor, input device and electronic apparatus: A press detection sensor contains a base member having predetermined length and width and also having a predetermined shape, a first conductor having predetermined length and being arranged on the base member, and a second conductor that is arranged on the base member with the second conductor being faced to... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20090140993 - Sensation system: The present invention provides a sensation system comprising: a system housing; a haptic switching unit mounted at the system housing and having a haptic actuator for performing a haptic function in response to an electrical signal being inputted; a system control section electrically connected with the haptic switching unit for... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090140997 - Terminal and method for performing fuction therein: A terminal and a method for performing a function therein are provided. The method for performing a function in a terminal includes detecting touches in a first area and a second area of a touch screen in a specific mode, and performing a function corresponding to the first area with... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20090140988 - Touch panel with integrated function keys: A mobile unit comprises a housing, a display, and a touch panel. The display is at least partially dispose within the housing. The touch panel is disposed at least partially over at least a portion of the display receiving touch inputs. The touch panel is configured to incorporate a plurality... Agent: Fay Kaplun & Marcin, LLP/ Motorola
20090140990 - Touch screen, touch panel and manufacturing method thereof: A touch panel includes a substrate, a conductive circuit layer, a resistive layer and a dielectric layer. The substrate has a touch area and a peripheral area surrounding the touch area. The conductive circuit layer is formed on the peripheral area of the substrate. The resistive layer covers the conductive... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090140989 - User interface: The invention relates to a user interface for controlling an electronic device. The user interface includes a sensor element that has a sensor surface and is arranged to form a location indicator that indicates a location of a spot of the sensor surface that is closest to an external object.... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20090141003 - Apparatus and method for operating a symmetric cipher engine in cipher-block chaining mode: An optical touch screen apparatus and method for manufacturing an optical touch screen apparatus are disclosed. The optical touch screen apparatus may comprise a touch screen plate having at least one pair of grooves formed on a front surface thereof; at least one pair of circuit boards disposed on the... Agent: Ibm Corporation
20090141001 - Display apparatus, liquid crystal display apparatus, position detection system and position detection method: Backlight of a backlight device (3) attached to a liquid crystal panel device (2) is created by a multitude of light emitting diodes, and light emitted from each light emitting diode is modulated by position information indicating the position of a display screen (21A). The light receiving device (4) receives... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20090141004 - Display device and method for manufacturing the same: To provide an input device including a display screen which has an image display function and a text information input function by using a display portion in which a pixel includes an optical sensor. An optical sensor is provided in each pixel of the display portion in order to detect... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20090141005 - Optical waveguide for touch panel and touch panel using the same: A touch panel optical waveguide which obviates the need for positioning light receiving cores of the optical waveguide with respect to light emitting cores of the optical waveguide, and to provide a touch panel employing the optical waveguide. A projection (5) is provided in one of longitudinally opposite end portions... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20090141000 - System and method for performing optical navigation using horizontally oriented imaging lens: A system and method for performing optical navigation uses an imaging lens, which is positioned between a target surface and an image sensor array, that is orientated to be substantially horizontal with respect to the target surface such that the optical axis of the imaging lens is substantially perpendicular to... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20090141002 - Touch panel display device: A touch panel display device includes a liquid crystal panel to display an image by regulating transmittance of light supplied from a back light unit, and a touch sensing part provided on upper edges of the liquid crystal panel in order to detect a position touched by a user or... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20090141006 - Touch screen system with light reflection: The present invention discloses a touch screen system comprising LED infrared transceivers installed at appropriate positions on left and right sides of the screen respectively, and a transmitter end of the transceiver transmits LED infrared waves and spreads spherical waves all over the surface of the screen. If the surface... Agent: Kan Kuan Chuan
20090141007 - Dynamic calibration of physiologically driven image triage systems: A system and method of dynamically calibrating an image triage system. An image that may include one or more target entities is into a plurality of individual non-calibration image chips. Each non-calibration image chip is successively displayed to a user for a presentation time period. A calibration image chip that... Agent: Honeywell International Inc.
20090141008 - Electronic touch screen device providing signature capture and touch activation: A touch screen device comprising a display screen, an electromagnetic digitizer disposed behind the display screen for detecting stylus proximity and stylus coordinates, and an infrared touch device secured in front of the display screen for detecting the coordinates of an infrared opaque object. The touch screen device also includes... Agent: Ibm Corporation (ss/nc) C/o Streets & Steele
20090141009 - Lcd driver ic and method for manufacturing the same: Provided are a liquid crystal display (LCD) driver integrated circuit (IC) and a method for manufacturing the same. The LCD driver IC comprises a conductor, a first passivation layer, a first bump, and a first lead. The conductor is disposed on a source driver. The first passivation is disposed on... Agent: The Law Offices Of Andrew D. Fortney, Ph.d., P.C.
20090141010 - Liquid crystal displays and driving methods thereof: A liquid crystal display includes first and second pixel electrodes, first to fourth data lines, and a first gate line. The first pixel electrode has separated first primary and secondary sub-pixel electrodes. The second pixel electrode has separated second primary and secondary sub-pixel electrodes. The first data line is coupled... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20090141011 - Systems and methods for driving multiple displays using a common display driver: Various systems and methods for implementing multi-display driver systems are disclosed. As one example, a display system is disclosed that includes a display driver, a processor, a computer readable medium, and a splitter device. The computer readable medium includes instructions executable by the processor to configure the display driver to... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090141014 - Controlling an energy recovery stage of a plasma screen: A method and a circuit for controlling a power recovery stage of a plasma display panel including a resonant circuit of at least one inductive element and one capacitive element, wherein the capacitive element is precharged to half a supply voltage of the display panel.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics Inc. C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.
20090141013 - Display device and drive method thereof: A pixel circuit of a display device includes a pixel memory (50) capable of storing 1-bit data. When switching is performed from normal display to memory drive, binarized data for image display during a memory drive period is stored in the pixel memory (50). A first supply voltage (VAL) and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090141012 - Display, drive circuit of display, and method of driving display: A display control circuit (200) includes a source start pulse signal generating circuit (2311) that generates a source start pulse signal (SSP); and a source shift clock signal generating circuit (2313) that generates a source shift clock signal (SCK). The source shift clock signal generating circuit (2313) shortens a period... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090141015 - Image display device: A data line driving circuit 14 is provided with a triangular wave generating circuit 71 for generating a number of types of triangular waves having different phases and waveforms, and a gradation voltage-triangular wave switching circuit 75 for selecting and switching one of the number of types of triangular waves... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20090141016 - Lcd driving apparatus and method: The invention discloses a driving apparatus for driving an LCD. The driving apparatus comprises a voltage control unit, an operating unit, a resistance unit, and a voltage selection unit. The operating unit comprises two sets of buffers formed by a plurality of operational amplifiers in negative feedback circuit. The two... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20090141017 - Image display device and driving method for same: The period for the writing in of a display voltage (period for writing in of data) continues for a number of lines (three lines), and the reset pulse becomes of a “high” state. Subsequently, operation for three lines is carried out collectively during a triangular wave period (period for writing... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20090141019 - 4d real-world browsing with capability to recognize and access objects in real-time: 3D technologies have facilitated tremendous growth in terms of allowing real-world browsing using compositions of satellite or aerial images or static 3D models of real-world objects. Prior art approaches, however, are limited with respect to real-time capabilities. This invention responds to the noted deficiencies by providing a novel method, apparatus,... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20090141021 - Method and system for providing experiential knowledge associated with spatial and temporal information: A method for providing knowledge includes creating a three-dimensional virtual space, generating temporal and spatial information including knowledge and space information concerning the three-dimensional virtual space at a specific time point, and associating the temporal and spatial information with the three-dimensional virtual space to be stored in a memory. The... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090141023 - Selective filtering of user input data in a multi-user virtual environment: A multi-user animation process provides a modeled three-dimensional (“3D”) environment and virtual reality (“VR”) data to remote clients. The VR data comprises data for animating avatars in the modeled 3D environment. The remote clients provide input data including an ignore signal in response to commands from corresponding users. The multi-user... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP
20090141022 - Sensory unit for a 3-dimensional display: The invention relates to a sensor unit for a display system adapted for generating three dimensional images by combining at least first sub-images for a first eye and second sub-images for a second eye. The sensor unit includes a detector and is adapted to individually detect irradiation properties of the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20090141020 - Systems and methods for rapid three-dimensional modeling with real facade texture: Methods are described for automatically generating a three-dimensional model of a structure including real façade textures obtained from geo-referenced oblique images. The geographical position of at least one real façade texture is located. Geo-referenced images containing the real façade texture are located. A base image having the real façade texture... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.
20090141018 - Visualization of a rendered multi-dimensional dataset: A method of visualization of a multi-dimensional dataset of data-elements involves a rendering process in which a display-value and an opacity value are assigned to individual data-elements. One or several control sets are defined comprising respective datavalues, display-values and opacity values related according to the transfer function and for individual... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20090141025 - Drawing apparatus, drawing program, and drawing method: A drawing apparatus has dividing unit for dividing a rectangle frame circumscribing a triangle displayed on a display screen into a plurality of rectangle segments. A determining unit sequentially determines whether each rectangle segment included in the rectangle frame overlaps the triangle in a predetermined direction and outputs a determination... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20090141024 - Image apparatus for providing three-dimensional (3d) pip image and image display method thereof: An image apparatus which provides a three-dimensional (3D) picture-in-picture (PIP) image, and an image display method thereof are provided. The image apparatus includes a graphic processor which adds a graphic representation to a main image to be displayed on a display, and a controller which controls the graphic processor to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090141026 - Computer graphics with enumerating qmc sequences in voxels: The invention provides systems and computer-implemented methods for evaluating integrals using quasi-Monte Carlo methodologies, and in particular embodiments, adaptive quasi-Monte Carlo integration and adaptive integro-approximation in conjunction with techniques including a scrambled Halton Sequence, stratification by radical inversion, stratified samples from the Halton Sequence, deterministic scrambling, bias elimination by randomization,... Agent: Jacobs & Kim LLP
20090141027 - Image processing device and image processing method: The image processing device performs processing on a shadow in an image 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 light... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20090141028 - Method to predict edges in a non-cumulative graph: To predict edges in a non-cumulative graph, based on a sequence of non-cumulative previous occurrences of the graph, the sequence of non-cumulative previous occurrences of the graph is obtained, and topological properties of each of the previous occurrences of the graph are extracted. Topological similarities between each of the previous... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP
20090141029 - Text data displaying apparatus capable of displaying text data appropriately: In a text data displaying apparatus, input text data is analyzed at a text data analyze unit using a correspondence table acquired at a correspondence table acquisition unit from a data storage unit, and animation data corresponding to a specific character string included in the text data is determined at... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090141031 - Method for providing an animation from a prerecorded series of still pictures: The invention relates to a method for providing an animation from prerecorded still pictures where the relative positions of the pictures are known. The method is based on prerecorded still pictures and location data, associated with each still picture, that indicates the projection of the subsequent still picture into the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20090141030 - System and method for multilevel simulation of animation cloth and computer-readable recording medium thereof: A system for multilevel simulation of an animation cloth is provided. The system includes a multilevel area generation module, a curvature calculation module, a curvature comparison module, and a dynamic simulation module. The multilevel area generation module divides a plurality of grid units of the animation cloth into a plurality... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20090141032 - Synchronization of video input data streams and video output data streams: A method for synchronizing an input data stream with an output data stream in a video processor. The method includes receiving an input data stream and receiving an output data stream, wherein the input data stream and the output data stream each comprise a plurality of pixels. The method further... Agent: Murabito Hao & Barnes LLP
20090141033 - System and method for using a secondary processor in a graphics system: A system, method and apparatus are disclosed, in which a processing unit is configured to perform secondary processing on graphics pipeline data outside the graphics pipeline, with the output from the secondary processing being integrated into the graphics pipeline so that it is made available to the graphics pipeline. A... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20090141034 - System for improving utilization of gpu resources: A method, executable on a digital computer that includes a central processing unit (CPU) and a graphics processing unit (GPU), executes a series of instructions, in which a GPU data type is defined and at least one data unit is designated with the GPU data type. A series of instructions... Agent: Bryan W. Bockhop, Esq. Bockhop & Associates, LLC
20090141035 - Display control apparatus and image forming apparatus employing same: In one embodiment of the present invention, in a display control apparatus that repeatedly displays various image data on a screen, the display control apparatus includes: an input/setting means that, for each unit of image data, inputs/sets an image data display control method corresponding to a number of display times... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP
20090141036 - Video image display apparatus and buffer management method for video image display apparatus: A buffer management method implemented in a video image display apparatus for displaying images, including: controlling a write address in a buffer for writing input data thereto; controlling a read address in the buffer for reading display data therefrom; comparing the write address and read address; and managing a transmission... Agent: Bo-in Lin
20090141038 - Bezier curves for low memory embedded graphics systems: A method and system for determining a number of samples used in rendering a Bezier curve, defined by first, second, third and fourth sequential Bezier control points. The method and system determines: a visual significance of a curve by measuring a characteristic of the curve, a curvature estimation factor of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.
20090141037 - System and method for optimizing display colors of a digital light processing projector: A system for optimizing display colors of a digital light processing projector includes a color analyzer, and a central processing module. The color analyzer is configured for detecting a first image produced by the projector to obtain actual brightness proportions of red, green, and blue light components associated with the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20090141040 - Apparatus and method for converting color of an image: An apparatus for converting a color of an image includes an object region determination unit to determine a 3D object display region in an input image, a color gamut determination unit to determine whether a color of a pixel that constitutes the 3D object display region is included in a... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP
20090141039 - System and method for gamut mapping of out-of-gamut signals: A system and method for gamut mapping out-of-gamut signals. A method includes adjusting each color in a color signal, determining a maximum color value of the color signal, in response to a determining that the maximum color value exceeds a maximum displayable color value, scaling color values of colors not... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated
20090141042 - Method and apparatus for calibrating a display-coupled color measuring device: One embodiment of a method for calibrating a test color measurement device in conjunction with an emissive display includes measuring initial spectral sensitivities of at least four channels of the test color measurement device, linearly regressing the spectral sensitivities to a least-square best fit to CIE color matching functions, measuring... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan L.L.P. Nj Office
20090141043 - Image mosaicing apparatus for mitigating curling effect: The mosaicing curling effect which causes a mosaic strip to curl is effectively mitigated in a system for generating a mosaic image from sequential images which partially overlap with one another. The system has a matrix estimating unit, an adjustment element calculating unit, and an image projecting unit. The matrix... Agent: Reed Smith LLP
20090141044 - Fisheye lens graphical user interfaces: In an implementation, an appearance of a lens is applied to an original image by a data processing system to produce a presentation for display on a display screen, the appearance of the lens having a focal region at least partially surrounded by a shoulder region. A data interaction mode... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps
20090141045 - Systems and methods for generating translated display image based on rotation of a display device: Embodiments relate to systems and methods for generating address information to translate the order in which memory locations are accessed in a video buffer, to maintain a desired orientation in a rotated display. A video buffer is filled with display data to drive a CRT, LCD, or other display screen,... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group (cust. No. W/red Hat)
20090141046 - Multi-dimensional scroll wheel: A multi-dimensional scroll wheel is disclosed. Scroll wheel circuitry is provided to detect input gestures that traverse the center of the scroll wheel and to detect multi-touch input. The scroll wheel can include a first plurality of sensor elements arranged in a first closed loop and a second plurality of... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova
20090141047 - Virtual world communication display method: A method for displaying an instant message within a text box visible to a first avatar in a virtual world is disclosed. The instant message is sent from a second avatar to a third avatar. The method includes determining a distance within the virtual world between the first avatar and... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Rochester Division
20090141048 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for processing image: An image processing apparatus includes a separating unit that separates image data into foreground image data, background image data, and mask image data; a resolution converting unit that converts the foreground image data into low-resolution foreground image data; a dividing unit that divides the low-resolution foreground image data into a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20090141049 - Display apparatus for compensating optical parameter using forward voltage of led and method thereof: A display apparatus for compensating an optical parameter, and a display method thereof are disclosed, the display apparatus including a display, an optical source unit, a voltage detection unit which measures the forward voltage of an optical source, and a control unit which controls driving of the optical source unit... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20090141050 - Image signal converting apparatus and image display apparatus: The controlling unit 130 generates an image output signal based on an image input signal. The fourth color component light is substitutable by substitution component light composed of any two of the red component light, the green component light, and the blue component light. The controlling unit, according to a... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC
20090141051 - Method of compensating for luminance of an organic light emitting diode display: A method of compensating for luminance of an organic light emitting diode is provided. In an embodiment, an operational current of a dummy organic light emitting diode of a color is utilized to simulate the condition that a real pixel current attenuates with time, and a feedback current is outputted... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20090141052 - Display device, electronic apparatus, and image forming method: A display unit has subpixels arranged in a row direction and an intersecting column direction. A light-shielding member is arranged to overlap every other boundary of the subpixels arranged in the row direction in front view. An image data synthesis circuit generates image data of a composite image to be... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate TowerPrevious industry: Communications: radio wave antennas
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