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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems August inventions list 08/09

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20090213032 - Computer system having shared display devices: A computer system includes a first electronic device having a first display. The first display includes a first electronic image having an anchor point. The computer system also includes a second electronic device that is moveable relative to the first electronic device. The second electronic device includes a movement sensor... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - Ibm Rochester Division

20090213034 - Multi-modality medical image layout editor: A medical imaging system comprises one or more displays. A viewer device generates an interactive user interface screen on the display, which viewer device enables a user to simultaneously inspect selected image data of multiple patients or multiple images. A layout editor generates a layout editor user interface in the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090213033 - Timing controller for reducing power consumption and display device having the same: The invention provides a display device with reduced power consumption, comprising a host applied to generate a first image signal, a timing controller connected to the host, applied to generate a second image signal and comprised a memory for storing image data, and a panel connected to the timing controller... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20090213035 - Notebook computer system with dual integrated displays and method: A second display is integrated into a notebook computer system. The second display is mounted with the primary display and arranged for movement to various working positions which facilitate use with a second viewer or with programs which spread displays over two displays for clarity or working jointly with two... Agent: Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, Llc

20090213036 - Image display device and display unit for image display device: To provide an image display device in which the number of pixels of arranged light emitting elements or the like can be reduced and the cost can be drastically reduced while image degradation is minimized, and a display unit used therefore. In an image display device in which plural display... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney Pc

20090213037 - Head-up display with brightness control: A head-up display system suitable for an aircraft. The head-up display including an image source arranged outside the desired field of view of an observer and where the intensity of symbols of the image source are modulated differ depending on their perceived position relative to the horizon line. A light... Agent: Venable LLP

20090213038 - Head mounted display and real-time video device: A head mounted display is disclosed in this invention. The head mounted display includes a display module, a removable supporting frame, and a removable clamping device. The display module is connected to a multi-media player. The removable supporting frame is disposed on the display module. The removable clamping device is... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.l.p.

20090213039 - Display device: One embodiment of the present invention is a display device being visible from both sides, including a substantially transparent semiconductor circuit having a substantially transparent thin film transistor on one surface of a substantially transparent substrate and a wiring made of a substantially transparent conductive material, the wiring having an... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.l.p.

20090213040 - Apparatus and method for interpolating the intensities of scanned pixels from source pixels: A scan assembly of an image generator sweeps an image beam in a first dimension at a first rate and bi-directionally in a second dimension at a slower rate. Sweeping the beam bi-directionally in the vertical dimension (generally the dimension of the lower sweep rate) can reduce the scanning power... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20090213041 - Solar backlight for transmissive displays: A backlighted electronic transmissive display assembly consistent with certain implementations has an electronic transmissive display panel that produces a visual display using light passing through the panel. A solar light collector collects sunlight. Light is received from the solar light collector and supplied as a backlight to the electronic transmissive... Agent: Miller Patent Services

20090213042 - Matrix addressing method and circuitry and display device using the same: The invention aims at providing a matrix addressing method and circuitry and display device, which enable power savings without as little degrading the legibility of content of an image as possible. A matrix addressing method for driving pixels arranged over a display area by signals supplied to row electrodes and... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090213043 - Method for driving display panel: A method for driving a display panel includes generating data signals to drive pixels in the display panel. The pixels in the display panel are arranged in a matrix. In addition, the voltage values of the data signals are adjusted to render a sum of voltage values of the data... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090213044 - Sustain device for plasma panel: The present invention concerns a device for generating a rectangular sustain voltage between the line scanning electrodes and the line common electrodes of luminous cells in a plasma panel. The device includes a first sustain amplifier connected to the line scanning electrode of the cells to produce the transitions of... Agent: Thomson Licensing Llc

20090213045 - Display device and driving method thereof: It is provided a display device that prevents, when applying a reverse bias, an anode line and a power supply line included in a signal line driver circuit from being short-circuited, and a driving method thereof. According to the invention, a reverse bias applying circuit is provided in a scan... Agent: Eric Robinson

20090213047 - Electrophoretic display device and method of manufacturing electrophoretic display device: An electrophoretic display device includes pixels each including an electrophoretic element that has a pixel electrode, an opposing electrode that faces the pixel electrode, and an electrophoretic layer that is configured by electrophoretic particles disposed between the pixel electrode and the opposing electrode. The pixels are arranged two-dimensionally, and an... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, Llc

20090213046 - Organic light emitting diode display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting diode display includes a data line, a gate line that crosses the data line to receive a scan pulse, a high potential driving voltage source to generate a high potential driving voltage, a low potential driving voltage source to generate a low potential driving voltage, a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090213048 - Organic light emitting display device and processing method of image signals thereof: The present invention relates to an organic light emitting display device and a method for processing image signals thereof. An organic light emitting display device according to the present invention receives a plurality of input image signals respectively corresponding to the pixels representing a first color, a second color, a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLP Ip Section

20090213049 - Correction of tft non-uniformity in amoled display: Sub-pixel current in an OLED display is forced to converge to a desired level regardless of the source of pixel current error. By using a feedback loop, the pixel transistor current is forced to be equal to a predetermined target current that is established by an analog control circuit. The... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090213051 - Digital-to-analog converting circuit, data driver and display device: Disclosed is a digital-to-analog converting circuit (DAC) which in accordance with an m-bit digital signal, selects two reference voltages, inclusive of redundant selection of the same reference voltage (inclusive also of reference voltages other than adjacent voltages) out of a plurality of reference voltages and outputs a voltage level that... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, Pllc

20090213052 - Image display apparatus employing laser beam source and image display method therefor: An image display apparatus employing a laser beam source includes: a light modulating unit that modulates a laser beam emitted from the laser beam source into image light representing an image; and a driving-signal generating unit that generates, on the basis of an image signal of a frame image updated... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc

20090213050 - Image over-driving devices and image over-driving controlling methods: An image over-driving device is provided. An image detection device detects a size and a moving speed of an object according to an image signal and outputs an over-driving control signal according to the detected size and moving speed. A first image register receives and temporarily stores first image data... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090213054 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes red, green, and blue sub pixels and red, green, and blue data lines connected to the corresponding sub pixels. Red, green, and blue sampling switches are provided in a peripheral region and are electrically connected to data lines of the corresponding color. The green sampling switch... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, Llc

20090213053 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixels each connected to a signal line via a switching element. Each pixel includes first and second sub-pixels having voltage vs. luminance characteristics different from each other with respect to a signal voltage supplied from the signal line. A threshold signal... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090213055 - Display device capable of brightness adjustment by adjusting gamma curve and method thereof: Provided is a display device capable of brightness adjustment by adjusting gamma curves thereof, without adjusting brightness of input video signals. The display device includes a memory unit, storing a plurality of gamma reference voltage value sets in accordance with a plurality of gamma curves; a microprocessor, for selecting one... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090213056 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: An impulsive driving liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof are provided. The liquid crystal display comprises a liquid crystal display panel on which a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines cross each other; a data driving circuit for supplying a video data voltage and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090213057 - Display device: Provided is a display device including a level shift circuit, which includes a thin film transistor having a polycrystalline semiconductor layer, and which realizes a reliable operation even when a threshold of the thin film transistor varies. The display device includes: a board; and the level shift circuit which includes... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090213060 - Display device: A display device includes, in each pixel including a pixel electrode and a counter electrode with liquid crystal therebetween, a memory part which stores video data written to the pixel electrode and a switch part which applies a first video voltage to the counter electrode and selects and applies the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090213058 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display selectively operates in one of a full screen display mode, in which the full screen of the display panel is set as a display area, and a partial display mode, in which a partial area in the full screen is set as a display area and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, Plc

20090213059 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device which can recover a charge stored in a liquid crystal display panel without using an exteriorly mounted part such as a coil thus achieving the low power consumption. A display device includes a liquid crystal display panel having a plurality of... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090213061 - Display device: A display device is provided comprising a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix form in a display area of a substrate, each of the plurality of pixels having a memory which stores written data, a scan line which is provided common to pixels arranged along a row direction and... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090213063 - Backlight control circuit, backlight device, and liquid crystal display including the same: A backlight control circuit includes a shift register, first and second dividers, a counter/decoder, data registers and control signal generators. The shift register stores digital video data based on a transmission clock signal. The first and second dividers divide the transmission clock signal to generate first and second clock signals,... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090213062 - Color control of a backlighting system: In an embodiment, the invention provides a method of color control in a backlighting system comprising a plurality of light sources, a plurality of color sensors, a plurality of PWM controllers, and a video input for receiving video data. The plurality of light sources is activated during a first operative... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090213064 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel, a plurality of light sources for irradiating onto the liquid crystal display panel, at least two electrode boards at ends of each of the light sources for electrically connecting the light sources, an inverter board aligned parallel to the... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20090213065 - Electrophoretic display device and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display device includes pixels planarly arranged and including electrophoretic devices. The electrophoretic devices each include a pixel electrode, an opposite electrode opposing the pixel electrode, and an electrophoretic layer disposed between the pixel electrode and the opposite electrode and including electrophoretic particles. The region between the pixel electrodes... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, Llc

20090213068 - Ergonomic pointing device: An input device for a computer is described that positions the user's hand in a more ergonomically desirable position, i.e., at an angle of about 45° to the work surface. In preferred embodiments, the input device accommodates either a user's left or right hand, and in either case, positions the... Agent: Jones, Walker, Waechter, Poitevent, Carrere & Denegre, L.l.p.

20090213067 - Interacting with a computer via interaction with a projected image: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to user interfaces and provide a novel and non-obvious system for interacting with a computer via a projected image. In one embodiment of the invention, the system includes a projector for generating a projected image onto a surface,... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090213066 - One button remote control with haptic feedback: An input system for a TV remote control or other system has a single touch surface with a deformable haptic assembly below the touch surface such that a user placing a finger on the touch surface can feel deformation of the haptic assembly. A pressure sensing assembly is below the... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20090213069 - Electronic apparatus and method of controlling electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: a sensor portion configured to detect an input by touch; a button portion provided in a vicinity of the sensor portion; a first switch portion provided correspondingly to the button portion and configured to detect an input in response to press-down of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090213070 - Processor control and display system: An interactive display system comprising a position coded pattern that is printed on a display surface. An electronic pen is equipped with a decoding real-time processor; the decoding of the surface pattern reveal sets of predetermined (x, y) coordinates embedded within the pattern. A real-time processor works simultaneously to decode... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, Pc

20090213071 - Control system and method for a cursor in display device: The present invention discloses a control system for a cursor in display device, in which said display device is connected to a data processing device and said system comprises: an image acquisition device for acquiring user image information and sending a signal; a signal receiving unit for receiving the signal... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090213072 - Remote input device: An input device providing users with a pointing capability includes a sender portion and a receiver portion. The sender portion is adapted to be manipulated by a user to specify a target point within a target area. The sender portion projects a light beam including a pattern on to the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090213073 - Multi-axis joystick and transducer means therefore: The invention relates to improved multi-axis joysticks and associated multi-axis optical displacement measurement means. The joystick may comprise elements movable with respect to each other in at least, e.g., three degrees of freedom and comprise ionically conductive elements that are utilized to generate a position signal in, e.g., at least... Agent: Santangelo Law Offices, P.c.

20090213076 - Collapsible wireless input device: An input device for inputting commands to a host computer includes a base. An upper housing defines a plurality of control buttons for inputting commands to the computer. The base and upper housing are movably coupled to each other to enable the mouse to be placed in a collapsed position... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090213075 - Computer system, display control method and display controller: A display control method includes: generating an input signal according to a mouse input operation; detecting whether the input signal includes a scroll signal generated when a scroll wheel of the mouse is scrolled, and a press signal generated when a predetermined button of the mouse is pressed; and moving... Agent: Pce Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090213074 - System for controlling one or more computers: A system for controlling one or more computers comprises one or more host computers, a KVM (Keyboard/Video/Mouse) switching device and a computing device including a keyboard, a cursor control device, a video display unit and a data processing unit, wherein the KVM switching device includes a first driver coupled to... Agent: Roger H. Chu

20090213077 - Fingertip mouse and base: The subject matter of this specification can be embodied in, among other things, a system that includes a tracking device to generate movement information for use in moving a user interface object on a graphical user interface. The tracking device is configured to receive at least a portion of a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.c.

20090213080 - Mobile phone with dialing keys of uneven surface: A mobile phone includes an alphanumeric keypad on a first portion of a front surface thereof and including keys arranged in rows and columns; a direction key on a second portion of the front surface thereof; and a display on a third portion of the front surface thereof, wherein the... Agent: Sam Chen

20090213079 - Multi-purpose input using remote control: Systems and methods for inputting text and commands to an electronic device using a remote control device. One method includes displaying a first grid on a display device, wherein at least one cell in the first grid represents alphanumeric characters and at least one cell represents an operation function. The... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090213078 - User interface devices and methods with alphanumeric character enlargement: Disclosed are devices and methods for rendering, on a display of a mobile communication device, digits and/or characters that may be more easily perceived by a visually impaired user. The display shows a selected digit or character by itself, taking up a substantial part of the display. In an embodiment,... Agent: Motorola, Inc

20090213085 - Entering a character into an electronic device: The present invention provides a method (200) of entering characters into an electronic device (100). The method comprises receiving a number of scribed stroke samples (207) from a touch sensitive tablet (105) of the device, the scribed strokes corresponding to lines of one or more characters. Determining a character entry... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090213088 - Expedited communication key system and method: A method of performing expedited communication functions on a mobile device includes monitoring the duration-of key press on a keyboard of the mobile device and determining if the monitored duration of the key press is greater than a threshold duration. If the monitored duration of the key press is determined... Agent: Docket Clerk

20090213084 - Input aggregation for a multi-touch device: The aggregation of multiple inputs in a touch-sensitive input device is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises receiving multiple inputs related to a virtual object, aggregating the inputs into an aggregated output, and providing the aggregated output to an application that controls the virtual object.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090213087 - Man-machine interface for controlling access to electronic devices: The invention disclosed herein describes a man-machine interface device for controlling access to electronic devices. The man-machine interface device comprises an electronic display unit including a transparent finger touch sensor region that is seated above the display apparatus, which is responsible for determining the presence and absence of a finger... Agent: Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090213081 - Portable electronic device touchpad input controller: A touchpad input controller receives user input relating to a display. The input controller includes a facing surface that faces a user when the controller is held in the user's hand or hands during use, and one or more non-facing surfaces that each faces away from the user when the... Agent: Ipsolon LLP

20090213083 - Simulation of multi-point gestures with a single pointing device: This relates to allowing a computer system using a single pointing device to simulate multi-point gesture inputs. Simulating software can receive single pointing inputs (such as, for example, input from a mouse) and convert them to simulated multi-point gesture inputs such as finger pinches, reverse pinches, translations, rotation, and the... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090213082 - Touch panel with improved electrode pattern: A touch panel with an improved electrode pattern comprises: an insulating substrate; a conduction layer formed on the surface of the insulating substrate; and an electrode pattern formed on the surface of the conduction layer and arranged along the edges of the touch panel. The electrode pattern further comprises rows... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, Pllc

20090213086 - Touch screen device and operating method thereof: A touch screen device and an operating method thereof are provided. The touch screen device is operated by touching a touch screen and moving a touch while the touch is maintained on the screen. A detector detects a touch point and a moving trajectory, and a controller selects a user... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090213090 - Display panel: A display panel is provided having a capacitive touch panel over a display region, wherein the capacitive touch panel comprises a plurality of X electrodes and a plurality of Y electrodes formed with an insulating layer there between and in a manner to cross each other, each of the X... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090213089 - Flat display device unified with touch panel: A flat display device unified with a touch panel which is adaptive to improve its reliability is disclosed. The flat display device unified with touch panel includes: a liquid crystal display panel having a color filter substrate and a thin film transistor substrate; and the touch panel disposed on the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090213091 - Panel display with selective touch-active screen areas: A touchscreen computer display panel apparatus having selected areas able to detect and register touch by a user and at least one selected area of higher screen resolution not being touch-activatable.... Agent: Bryan Cave Powell Goldstein

20090213092 - Touch display, liquid crystal display with a built-in touch panel: A liquid crystal display (LCD) with a built-in touch panel includes an LCD unit, a touch panel and a second polarized plate. The LCD unit includes a lower substrate, an upper substrate, a liquid crystal layer and a first polarized plate. The upper substrate is disposed opposite to the lower... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090213095 - Display and imaging apparatus and object detecting method: A displaying and imaging apparatus includes a displaying and imaging panel, a generating unit for generating a difference image between a reflection light using image and a shadow image obtained from the displaying and imaging panel, and an image processing unit for obtaining information of at least one of position,... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20090213094 - Optical position sensing system and optical position sensor assembly: An optical position sensing system includes a bezel surrounding a display, a position sensor assembly, and a processor for calculating touch locations. Prismatic film may be applied to the bezel. Each optical position sensor assembly includes a body. A lens holder holds an illumination window on a first side and... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090213093 - Optical position sensor using retroreflection: An optical position sensing system includes a display surrounded by a bezel, which may have high performance prismatic retroreflective film applied to it. The prismatic film may have a plurality of metallized and canted cube corner, with cant angles of greater than 5 degrees. The system also includes least one... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090213096 - Color filter with touch screen function and liquid crystal display device: A color filter includes a transparent substrate, a conductive layer, a color filtering layer, and a protection layer. The conductive layer is formed on the transparent substrate for sensing touch signals, and the periphery of the conductive layer is provided with peripheral electrodes. The color filtering layer is formed on... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, Pllc

20090213099 - Apparatus and method for broadcasting visible light information in visible light communication: Provided is a method for broadcasting visible light information in visible light communication. The method includes determining a time interval for a simultaneous signal and a time interval for an individual signal of information to be displayed on a display device; simultaneously modulating output signals of three Red-Green-Blue (RGB) Light... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090213097 - Display driver and built-in-phase-calibration circuit thereof: A phase-calibration circuit including a pattern generator, a phase adjuster, a rotate register unit, a detector unit, and an optimization unit is disclosed. The pattern generator generates a clock pattern and a data pattern for a target circuit. The phase adjuster adjusts a phase between a first clock and a... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090213098 - Reducing scrolling effect for lcd lamps: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device's microcontroller is used drive an LCD lamp ballast such that the scrolling effect from its light leakage may be reduced to a visually imperceptible level. A check may be performed of lamp's control status in order to verify the microcontroller's ability to properly and... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090213100 - Electro-optical device, method of driving electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes n (n is an integer of 2 or more) main scan lines; m (m is an integer of 1 or more) sub scan lines provided in correspondence with a k-th main scan line (1≦k≦n) of the n main scan lines; m logic circuits provided between the... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090213102 - Booting method and shutting down method for image display device: During booting of a display panel and a light source, low power supply for electronic circuits is provided to the display panel. Then, the display panel is set by R/W commands. Then, high power supply for liquid crystal transition is provided to the display panel. Then, the display panel is... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090213101 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device able to amplify the same input as a power supply voltage of IC by using low temperature polysilicon having high threshold voltage and large variation and an electronic apparatus using the same, including MCK use level shifters 171-1 and 171-2 of a type where a reset operation... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer Pllc

20090213106 - Display terminal and computer-readable medium storing display terminal program: A display terminal includes a nonvolatile display device and a power-off control device. The display device has a display region and holds display in the display region even if a supply of power from a power source is cut off. The power-off control device updates only the display in a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090213105 - Driving method of plasma display panel: A driving method for a plasma display panel capable of stabilizing a sustain discharge. The driving method for a plasma display panel according to exemplary embodiments of the present invention includes applying a signal gradually rising to a first voltage to scan electrodes during a first period of a sustain... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090213103 - Led driving element, backlight device, and backlight device driving method: An LED driving element that can perform black line insertion display without increasing the clock frequency. LED driving element 11 has first and second shift registers 34a, 34b used for controlling the light-emitting elements on one side among the light-emitting elements arranged in two adjacent rows. In the normal mode,... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090213104 - Source driver circuit: A plurality of source amplifiers, arranged for each of a plurality of data lines, generate a drive voltage corresponding to brightness data indicating pixel brightness, to supply corresponding data lines. An output terminal of each source amplifier is connected to a corresponding data line. A high side transistor is arranged... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090213109 - Driving method for a display: The invention discloses a driving method for a display. The method includes the following steps: providing a pixels structure; receiving a plurality of frames; driving the (2n−1)th scan line and the (2n)th scan line by turns while receiving the number of odd frame; driving (2n)th scan line and (2n−1)th scan... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, Pllc

20090213107 - Method and apparatus for sensing, measurement or characterization of display elements integrated with the display drive scheme, and system and applications using the same: Methods and systems for electrical sensing, measurement and characterization of display elements are described. An embodiment includes integrating the electrical sensing, measurement and characterization with the display drive scheme. This embodiment allows for measurement of DC or operational hysteresis voltages and/or response times of interferometric modulator MEMS devices, for example,... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090213108 - Surface discharge type plasma display panel divided into a plurality of sub-screens: A surface-discharge type PDP includes plural electrode pairs formed of first and second sustain electrodes arranged on a first substrate. Each pair extends along a line direction, and the first and second sustain electrodes are in parallel and adjacent to each other. Plural address electrodes arranged on a second substrate... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090213110 - Image mixing apparatus and pixel mixer: An image mixing apparatus and a pixel mixer capable of mixing image data items having different pixel resolutions, and mixing image data items in an arbitrary display priority, irrespective of the order of mixing, even if the order of mixing is determined in advance is provided. Of two pixel data... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)

20090213113 - 3d image processing method and apparatus for enabling efficient retrieval of neighboring point: Disclosed are data storing and processing methods or apparatuses which may efficiently perform a process of retrieving neighboring points between points stored in a leaf cell in a point-based 3D data expressing method. A computer-readable recording medium having stored thereon instructions for implementing a method of three-Dimensional (3D) data processing,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090213115 - Instant ray tracing: Methods, systems, devices and computer program products operable in a computer graphics system include constructing a hierarchical ray tracing acceleration data structure comprising a tree structure, the nodes of which are generated utilizing a bounding interval hierarchy based on defining an axis-aligned scene bounding box and two parallel planes to... Agent: Jacobs & Kim / Mi

20090213111 - Method for three-dimensional depiction of a digital road map: In order to provide a method that uses the region of a visual depiction of a digital road map in the vicinity of and above the horizon to convey to the user an enhanced impression of depth, provision is made that a plurality of image objects are drawn in the... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090213114 - Portable immersive environment using motion capture and head mounted display: Embodiments of the present invention provide a collaborative visualization system, which integrates motion capture and virtual reality, along with kinematics and computer-aided design (CAD), for the purpose of, for example, virtual training on a task. A portable motion capture system tracks the movements of one or more trainers and records... Agent: Bracewell & Giuliani LLP

20090213112 - Using image content to facilitate navigation in panoramic image data: The present invention relates to using image content to facilitate navigation in panoramic image data. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method for navigating in panoramic image data includes: (1) determining an intersection of a ray and a virtual model, wherein the ray extends from a camera viewport of an image... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.l.l.c.

20090213117 - Method and system for a computer-rendered three-dimensional mannequin: A human body is three-dimensionally reproduced to create a computer-rendered model. The model is dynamically manipulable to adjust or customize the dimensions of the model to specified measurements. Computer renderings of garments are stored in the computer. The model may be “clothed” with one or more garments, the representation of... Agent: Dla Piper LLP Us

20090213116 - Pmi data visualization: Technology creates a better visual perception of PMI data in a three dimensional representation of an object by adjusting the opacity of elements not normal to the view of the user.... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090213118 - 3-dimensional image processor and processing method: A three-dimensional (3D) image processor and processing method are described. The 3D image processor includes a space division unit to divide a virtual object space where a virtual 3D object is located into a plurality of sub-spaces, and a plurality of processors to correspond to each of the divided sub-spaces... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090213119 - Remeshing method and apparatus for restoring sharp features of mesh made smooth enough: A three-dimensional (3D) remeshing apparatus includes a curved surface geometry module for calculating one or more geometric elements, including a normal and a curvature, based on data of an input mesh, a vertex grouping module for grouping vertices of the mesh into a general group, an edge group, and an... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090213120 - Method and system for enhanced formulation and visualization rendering: t

20090213121 - Image processing method and apparatus: An image processing method and apparatus. The image processing method includes an analysis module analyzing vanishing points of an image and icons by using a database, a mesh mapping module mapping a mesh on the image based on the result of analysis, and an icon mapping module mapping icons on... Agent: Mcneely Bodendorf LLP

20090213122 - Graphical display of cpu utilization: A method for graphically displaying central processing unit consumption for at least one variable capacity or uncapped partition including displaying CPU utilization or consumption of at least one variable capacity or uncapped partition in a variable-size colored pie chart. The pie chart shows time spent in at least one of... Agent: Cahn & Samuels, LLP

20090213124 - Method of displaying product and service performance data: An entertaining and informative method of displaying competitive product performance data is disclosed. The various embodiments include a method for displaying product performance data by use of animated contests between animated representatives of competing products. The contest results are relative to selected product test results. The relationship between the test... Agent: Storm LLP

20090213123 - Method of using skeletal animation data to ascertain risk in a surveillance system: The present invention discloses a method of surveillance comprising the steps of matching skeletal animation data representative of recorded motion to a pre-defined animation. The pre-defined animation is associated with a risk value. An end-user is also provided with at least the recorded motion as well as a risk value.... Agent: Gearhart Law, Llc

20090213125 - Image processing apparatus: An aspect of the invention provides an image processing apparatus that processes image data on the basis of received data, the image processing apparatus comprising: a CPU operatable on multiple CPU clocks; a selecting unit configured to select a first CPU clock on the basis of an operation mode of... Agent: Mots Law, Pllc

20090213126 - Hardware architecture for video conferencing: Video processing architectures, systems, and methods for a multipoint control unit are provided. In one example, a video processing system includes a motherboard and at least one daughterboard, each daughterboard having a plurality of processors interconnected via a daughterboard switch, where the daughterboard switch is configured to switch data between... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.c.

20090213127 - Guided attachment of accelerators to computer systems: A method of guided attachment of hardware accelerators to slots of a computing system includes dividing a first group of hardware accelerators into a plurality of priority classes, dividing a first group of slots of the computing system into a plurality of hierarchical tiers, and attaching each hardware accelerator of... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie

20090213128 - System and method for instruction latency reduction in graphics processing: A system, method and apparatus are disclosed, in which an instruction scheduler of a compiler, e.g., a shader compiler, reduces instruction latency based on a determined instruction distance between a dependent predecessor and successor instructions.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090213129 - Storage unit and storage module for storing edid: With the aid of a storage unit for storing EDID, a memory unit is merely provided power by a bus power while a related power source is turned off, and power leakage is prevented since possible paths of the power leakage are blocked by reverse biasing of related elements of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090213130 - Display device: In a display device provided with a frame memory developing an auxiliary line image as a display image and a means of reading out and displaying the image data developed in the aforementioned frame memory, the aforementioned auxiliary line image is constituted by background pixels and dashed auxiliary lines constituted... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090213131 - Mesh transfer: Mesh data and other proximity information from the mesh of one model can be transferred to the mesh of another model, even with different topology and geometry. A correspondence can be created for transferring or sharing information between points of a source mesh and points of a destination mesh. Information... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar

20090213132 - Secure computer screen entry system and method: A method for entering secure data at an input device includes displaying a graphical input region having input elements, such as a number keypad, and receiving selections of the input elements via a display selection device, such as a mouse or touch screen. An attribute of the displayed graphical input... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20090213133 - Display-data generating apparatus and display-data generating method: A display-data generating apparatus obtains reputation information indicative of reputation of a subject and extracted from a text accessible via a network, and linkage information indicative of a linkage between texts, and couples the reputation information and the linkage information to obtain the linkage between the texts associated with the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090213134 - Touch screen and graphical user interface: A selective input system and associated method is provided which tracks the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20090213135 - Providing color space conversion: A method for providing color space conversion is desribed. The method included receiving a graphics object. The graphics object includes at least a first component expressed in a first color space and a second component expressed in a second color space. The first color space is distinct from the second... Agent: Harrington & Smith, Pc

20090213136 - Color sampler: A method for selecting a desired color from a screen display using a color selection tool that may appear as an eyedropper. Rather than independently choosing pixels or a matrix of pixels, the user blends a color by selecting pixels using a mouse cursor. In response, the color of each... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.l.p.

20090213137 - Method and apparatus for pixel sampling: A method and a device for generating a pixel value from a plurality of sample values being generated from a plurality of sample points. The method comprises generating a plurality of sample values; and weighting said plurality of sample values for determining said pixel value. Each sample value is generated... Agent: Potomac Patent Group Pllc

20090213138 - Mesh transfer for shape blending: Techniques are disclose that may assist animators or other artists working with models. Information from a plurality of meshes in a collection may be blended or combined using correspondences between pairs of the meshes. Meshes in the collection may include different topologies and geometries. The combined information can be used... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar

20090213139 - System and a method for providing information to a user as object moving over a display: A number of events are available to a user, and images relating to a group thereof are provided as images moving across a display. Depending on the frequency of use, source, relevance or availability thereof, the images may follow different paths having different directions over the display.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090213140 - Medical support control system: A control device connected to a display manipulation device and a plurality of display devices, comprising: superposition means creating a superposition image that is obtained by superposing drawing information on an image of an input video signal; and output means outputting, to the respective display devices, the superposition image and... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20090213141 - Method of manipulating visibility of images on a volumetric display: The invention relates to a method of manipulating the visibility of image elements on the screens of a multi-screen display. In particular, methods of maximising the visibility of selected target image elements are identified.... Agent: Murabito, Hao & Barnes, LLP

20090213142 - Coding system and method for a bit-plane: A coding system and method for a bit-plane is disclosed. A bit-plane is decomposed or segmented into at least a background area and a foreground area. A number of encoders are provided for efficiently encoding the background area and the foreground area respectively. Accordingly, the performance of compression is substantially... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090213143 - Image processing system and program: An object can be deformed in a remarkably short processing time. The image processing system (10) comprises: a first mesh creating section (36) for creating data on such an intermediate triangular mesh that the secondary error metric representative of the difference between an original triangular mesh and a processed intermediate... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, Pc

20090213144 - Apparatus and method to calculate raster data: A computer apparatus is disclosed for determining high quality raster data generation of scalar fields or vector fields, represented by piecewise polynomials or piecewise rational functions. It comprise one or more CPUs operative to do portions of the raster data generation algorithm, initializing sub-algorithms thereof, control the sub-algorithms, and possibly... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.l.p.

20090213146 - Display device: Provided is a display device capable of improving image quality. The display device includes a display panel, a gate driver, a data driver and a gamma reference voltage generator. In the display panel, gate lines and data lines cross each other to define a plurality of liquid crystal cells. The... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090213145 - Display device and method for adjusting color tone or hue of image: A display device includes an image data receiving unit receiving image data, a liquid crystal display unit displaying an image based on the image data received by the image data receiving unit, a light source supplying light to the liquid crystal display unit, an input unit inputting information showing a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090213148 - Image display device: An image display device includes a plurality of pixels, and feeders that commonly supply power to the plurality of pixels. In this image display device, each of the pixels has a light-emitting portion that emits light by a current supplied to the light-emitting portion, a driver that controls light emission... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090213147 - Single view display: A single view display of reduced power consumption is provided. The display comprises a display device for displaying the single view and an optical system for concentrating light modulated by the single view into a reduced angular range. A viewer direction determining system determines the direction of a viewer relative... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

  
08/20/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20090207097 - Application display switch: A bridge system for auxiliary display devices connected to a computer, including a computer running a plurality of mini-programs, each mini-program sending information of a specific nature from the computer to a corresponding auxiliary display device, for presentation to a user, a plurality of auxiliary display devices, each auxiliary display... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20090207096 - Multi panel display device: Disclosed is a multi panel display device comprising, at least two liquid crystal panels connected to each other at positions adjacent to each other and respectively composed of image display portions and non-display portions; and image shift films disposed above each of the liquid crystal panels with being spaced therefrom... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090207098 - Portable electronic device and displaying method thereof: A portable electronic device capable of displaying high resolution image is provided. The portable electronic device includes: a processor for providing a first video signal and a second video signal, wherein the first video signal is for displaying control options for selection, and the second video signal is generated according... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090207099 - Virtual screen for a storage element: A storage element with a virtual screen is provided. The storage element includes a first side panel and a second side panel, a top panel, a bottom panel and a rear panel defining an interior cavity and an open front. The storage element also includes at least one shelf within... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090207100 - Color filter substrate and color display device including the same: In a color filter substrate (1) in which unit pixels (2), each of which is formed of sub-pixels (3) of a plurality of colors, are arranged two-dimensionally in matrix, when an area of each of the unit pixels (2) exceeds 0.1 mm2, a viewer has not been able to recognize... Agent: Bruce L. Adams, Esq Adams & Wilks

20090207101 - Two-dimensional code pattern, two-dimensional code pattern display device, and its reading device: A two-dimensional code pattern according to the invention includes: a boundary pattern in which each of pixels arranged in an endmost column and each of pixels arranged in an endmost row in a block of pixels arranged in N columns×M rows are all set into a turn-on state or a... Agent: Gardner Carton & Douglas LLP (meshnetworks/motorola) Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20090207102 - Liquid crystal display module: A liquid crystal display module includes a bottom case; a backlight assembly on the bottom case; a liquid crystal panel on the backlight assembly; a top case covering peripheral portions of the liquid crystal panel; a main supporter having a frame shape and surrounding side portions of the liquid crystal... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090207104 - Demultiplexer and organic light emitting display device using the same: An organic light emitting display device, wherein the device includes a scan driver for supplying a scan signal to scan lines during a frame time-divided into a plurality of subframes, a data driver coupled to output lines for supplying data signals on each of the output lines, demultiplexers coupled to... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090207107 - Electro-luminescence display device: An electro-luminescence display device and a method of driving the same for controlling a full white brightness depending upon a brightness of the external environment and thus controlling a brightness mode is disclosed. An electro-luminescence display device according to the present invention comprising: a display panel having pixels light-emitted by... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090207103 - Light-emitting hologram based on organic polymeric diode - (oled/pled): The present invention concerns a color display device. The pixel of display consists of three light-emitting two-dimensional holograms, of blue, green and red colors. The holograms are formed as interference pictures, and registered on an organic layer of the polymeric diode. The polymer layer radiates a full spectrum of white... Agent: Igor Gregory Mative

20090207106 - Organic el display module and manufacturing method of the same: On a panel, a plurality of PVDD lines, each of which corresponds to a horizontal line of pixels and supplies power to the pixels of the horizontal line, are provided. A voltage drop correction unit that obtains a voltage drop before reaching the pixel, based on resistance in the plurality... Agent: Raymond L. Owens, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20090207105 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display including a plurality of data lines to which a data voltage is supplied, a plurality of pairs of gate lines each comprising a first gate lines to which a first scan pulse is supplied and a second gate lines to which a second... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090207108 - Display substrate and method of manufacturing the same: A display substrate includes a driving element, a switching element, a gate line, a data line, a driving voltage line and an electroluminescent element. The driving element includes a driving control electrode formed from a first conductive layer, and a driving input electrode and a driving output electrode formed from... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090207109 - Circuit and method for driving light emitting diodes: A circuit and a method for driving light emitting diodes (LEDs) are provided. First, an input voltage is converted into an output voltage and the output voltage is transmitted to the anode terminals of LED strings. The output voltage is reduced when the output voltage is greater than a first... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090207110 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: The organic light emitting display device according to the present invention includes a scan driver for supplying a scan signal to scan lines during a frame time-divided into a plurality of subframes, a data driver coupled to output lines for supplying data signals on each of the output lines, data... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090207111 - Full color light emitting diode display: A full color LED display includes a plurality of pixel units. Each of the pixel units includes a first sub-pixel unit, a second sub-pixel unit and a third sub-pixel unit. The first sub-pixel unit includes a first LED chip for emitting first light of a first wavelength and a first... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090207113 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device includes: first and second pixels:, first and second gate lines which transfer first and second gate-on voltages, respectively, to both the first and second pixels in a first frame and a second frame, respectively; and a data line which transfers a first data voltage to both the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090207112 - Viewing device and book-type arrangement of a plurality of interconnected viewing devices: The invention relates to a viewing device having viewing openings for viewing a flat object present on an object support in the interior of the housing. The invention provides a viewing device which is as flat as possible in its rest position and which can be changed to a viewing... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20090207114 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal display panel having a matrix of pixels arranged in rows and columns; a light unit overlapping the liquid crystal display panel to illuminate the liquid crystal display panel, including a light guide plate composed of a plurality of light guide blocks;... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090207115 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a substrate, gate lines that extend in a first direction, data lines that cross the gate lines and extend in a second direction, and unit pixels. Each unit pixel includes a first subpixel electrode connected to an ith gate line by a first switching... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090207116 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate, a first field generating electrode formed on the first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a second field generating electrode formed on the second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer formed between the first field generating electrode and the second... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090207117 - Field sequential lcd driving method: The present invention discloses a driving method for a liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal display has a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form. The method includes the following steps. The first step is to write black data to the pixels using an over driving voltage. The second... Agent: Chih Feng Yeh Brian M. Mcinnis

20090207118 - Data driving unit and liquid crystal display: A data driving unit and a liquid crystal display (LCD) are provided. The data driving unit includes a first buffer, a second buffer, a charge sharing switch connected between an output terminal of the first buffer and an output terminal of the second buffer, and a controller configured to compare... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20090207119 - Demultiplexer drive circuit: A demultiplexer drive circuit includes a first, a second, a third, a fourth, and a fifth switching devices. The first switching device is connected to the first and the second scan clock signals. The control terminal of the second switching device is connected to the first switching device, and the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090207120 - Method for fast switching interfaces in liquid crystal display of portable electronic device: A method fast switches interfaces in liquid crystal display (LCD) of portable electronic device. The registers in LCD driver apparatus are divided into first registers, which need not refreshing during interface switching, and second registers, which need refreshing during interface switching. After power on, the initial setting for LCD is... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090207122 - Automatic display unit activation: The present invention provides apparatuses and methods for controlling the brightness of a display unit based on detected movement of an external object such as a user. An apparatus includes a display, e.g., a color liquid crystal display (LCD) or organic light emitting diode (OLED). A proximity circuit generates a... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090207125 - Backlight assembly, display device having the same and method for assembling the backlight assembly: A backlight assembly includes a receiving container, a plurality of light-emitting modules, a driving unit and a side mold. The receiving container includes a bottom plate and a side part formed on a peripheral edge portion of the bottom plate. Light-emitting modules of the plurality of light-emitting modules are disposed... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090207123 - Backlight driving apparatus and driving method thereof: A backlight driving apparatus and a driving method thereof, in which the backlight driving apparatus includes a driving unit and a controller. The driving unit boosts an input voltage in response to a duty ratio of a control signal and provides the boosted input voltage to an LED array. The... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090207127 - Contrast ratio promotion method: A contrast ratio promotion method for a display device is provided. The display device contains a back light module having a brightness and has a maximum luminance. The contrast ratio promotion method comprises the steps of continuously receiving a picture signal during each unit time, continuously calculating a ratio of... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090207124 - Display device and portable terminal having the same: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, a display device includes a driver, a main display panel that receives an image signal from the driver to display an image and that is substantially fixed to the driver, a backlight assembly that is disposed between the main... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090207126 - Liquid crystal display device: The invention provides a liquid crystal display device which can reduce the manufacturing cost by reducing the number of parts and simplifying the fabrication and the assembling operation, for the conduction between a metal frame and a color filter substrate. A liquid crystal display panel has a conductive layer on... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090207121 - Portable electronic device automatically controlling back light unit thereof and method for the same: A method automatically controls a back light unit in a display of a portable electronic device. A back light unit in the display is turned on when an input keystroke is detected. When an idle time of the portable electronic device exceeds a threshold time, an image-fetching unit is activated... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090207128 - Digital electrophoretic display panel driving method and apparatus: The present invention discloses a digital electrophoretic display panel driving method and apparatus, the driving device digitally reads a setup value from a memory unit to eliminate manual adjustment to save labor and to avoid manual adjustment error, and also to reduce a voltage error of a common electrode voltage... Agent: Schmeiser Olsen & Watts

20090207131 - Acoustic pointing device, pointing method of sound source position, and computer system: There is disclosed an acoustic pointing device that is capable of performing pointing manipulation without putting any auxiliary equipment on a desk. The acoustic pointing includes a microphone array that retains plural microphone elements; an A/D converter that converts analog sound pressure data into digital sound pressure data; a buffering... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090207132 - Display device, image feeding device, display system, program, and information storage medium: A display device includes: a mute deciding unit that decides whether mute designation for an image has been changed; a displaying side communication unit that receives image information from an image feeding device and that if the mute designation has been changed from invalidation to validation, transmits suspension-of-feed instructing information... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090207130 - Input device and input method: The present invention discloses an input device and an input method. The input device comprises: a device for receiving input signals; and a processor circuit for generating control information according to comparison between a first difference between two input signals in a first direction and a second difference between two... Agent: Tung & Associates

20090207129 - Providing haptic feedback to user-operated switch: Systems and methods are disclosed herein for generating haptic feedback, tactile feedback, or force feedback to an electromechanical switch that is toggled by a user. In one specific example among many possible embodiments, a switch feedback system is disclosed. The switch feedback system comprises a user-operated switch, which is operable... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090207133 - Pointing device: A pointing device comprises an omnidirectional pressure sensor positioned on a portion of instrument, and a click switch positioned on another portion of the instrument different from the position of said omnidirectional pressure sensor. The omnidirectional pressure sensor is positioned in front of the instrument and the click switch is... Agent: Leighton K. Chong Patent Attorney

20090207134 - Remote control apparatus with integrated positional responsive alphabetic keyboard: In accordance with one embodiment, a remote control apparatus includes a first transmission means for use when the remote control apparatus is in a horizontal orientation and a second transmission means for use when the remote control apparatus is in a vertical orientation. The remote control apparatus further includes a... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20090207135 - System and method for determining input from spatial position of an object: A system and method for determining an input is provided. The system includes an object position determination device and an input determination device. The object position determination device is configured to determine a first position of an object at a first time and a second position of the object at... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090207136 - Multi-button mouse: A mouse with multi button functionality is disclosed. The mouse includes a housing that surrounds the internal components of the mouse. The housing includes at least a first member and a second member, each of which forms a substantial portion of the housing. The first member moves relative to the... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.

20090207137 - Method and system for adjusting depth of view in optical sensor: Method and system are disclosed for adjusting the depth of view in an optical sensor of a pointing device (see FIG. 4). The method and system of the invention allow a user to select a depth of views from multiple depths of view. The user may select the depth of... Agent: Andrew G. Dinovo Dinovo Price Ellwanger & Hardy LLP

20090207139 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for manipulating a reference designator listing: An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for manipulating a reference designator listing displayed in association with an ordered content list. When the user touches the touchscreen proximate the location at which at least one reference designator is displayed, the electronic device may not only jump to the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090207142 - Apparatus, method, computer program and user interface for enabling user input: An apparatus including a display configured to present an object; a touch sensitive input device configured to enable a user to make touch inputs, including trace inputs; and a processor configured to perform a geometric transformation of the object on the display in response to a sequence of distinct touch... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090207145 - Display apparatus and image pickup apparatus: An HPF eliminates an image of an object which is not to be detected from a captured image, thereby obtaining an HPF image. A binarizing unit performs a binarizing process on the HPF image, thereby generating a binary image. A peak detector extracts, using the binary image as a mask,... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090207140 - Identifying and responding to multiple time-overlapping touches on a touch panel: An electronic device includes a touch panel interface that receives information from a touch panel indicating sensed movement between two user touch positions on the touch panel, and identifies that at least two time-overlapping touches have occurred at different positions on the touch panel in response to at least a... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090207149 - Information processing system, information processor, information processing method, and program: An information processing system includes a first information processor to process data to be displayed in a first display unit and a second information processor to indicate the data displayed in the first display unit. The first information processor includes a first display control unit to control the data to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090207146 - Input/output integrated display apparatus: An input/output integrated display apparatus according to an embodiment of the present invention includes a capture device for capturing an image of a user, an information register device for relating users' image information to pen settings information for each scheduled user and registers it, a user identification device for comparing... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090207148 - Portable electronic device, method of controlling input operation, and program for controlling input operation: Disclosed herein is a portable electronic device including an operation surface for inputting an operating action of a user, detecting means for detecting the coordinates of a point of contact of a user's finger with said operation surface, a memory for storing information representing a deviation between the coordinates of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090207144 - Position sensing system with edge positioning enhancement: Position sensing systems and methods for enhancing user interaction with an edge of a display. Position sensing components generate signals for determining touch point locations. A distance between the touch point and a nearest edge of the display is calculated. If the distance is not less than a threshold value,... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090207138 - Selecting a layout: A device may display content in an area on a surface of a touch screen, obtain a signal in response to a touch on the surface, determine a touch pattern associated with the touch, select a portrait layout or a landscape layout for displaying the content based on the touch... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090207143 - Text entry into electronic devices: A method of entering text into an electronic device 1 comprising a display 7, the method comprising: controlling 21 the display 7 to display one or more demarcated areas 51 having a transparent background 55; detecting 23 an input in one of the one or more demarcated areas 51; and... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090207141 - Touch pad for computer: A computer touch pad can be used for joystick-type navigation by allowing a user to touch her finger at a location on the pad that is distanced from a reference location of the pad, and the cursor is moved on screen the direction from the reference location to the touch... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20090207147 - Touch-sensitive interface device and method: A touch-sensitive interface device includes:—a touch-sensitive keypad including elements for generating a voltage as the effect of a mechanical deformation, and—a signal processing electronic interface adapted to detect pressing and/or releasing of a voltage generator elements and to go to standby after the pressing and/or the releasing of each voltage... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090207151 - Capacitive touch panel: An integrally-formed capacitive touch panel is disclosed including: a singular lens substrate, a mask layer, and a sensing circuit integrally coupled with said singular lens substrate. Said singular lens substrate, said mask layer, and said sensing circuit are integrally formed.... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day

20090207150 - Information processing apparatus, position detecting apparatus and sensing part for performing a detection operation: An information processing apparatus includes a casing, an operation surface disposed at a predetermined location of the casing and being operable from outside the casing, a first sense unit disposed under the operation surface to electrically detect contact on the operation surface, and a second sense unit disposed under the... Agent: Berenato, White & Stavish, LLC

20090207152 - Remote controller: A remote controller includes a case having an upper surface having an opening provided therein, an electrostatic touch panel provided at the opening of the case, a board having an upper surface facing the electrostatic touch panel, a push switch provided on upper surface of the board, a cover sheet... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090207153 - Liquid crystal display device and a method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel having a first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, and first and second electrodes formed on a surface side, of the first... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090207154 - Sensing device, display device, electronic apparatus, and sensing method: A sensing device includes: a plurality of sensors that are arrayed on a screen and that generate first detection signals each having a level corresponding to a touch state of an object on the screen or a distance between the object and the screen; a read unit that reads the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090207156 - Method of driving electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: The invention provides a method of driving an electro-optical device and an electronic apparatus which are capable of reducing the time for writing data without providing special circuits. In the electro-optical device pixel circuits having reset transistors for controlling an electric connection between drains and gates of driving transistors between... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090207155 - Self contained device for displaying electronic information: A thin flexible electronic display includes a flexible membrane, control circuitry, and self-contained power source, which may be a thin flexible battery. A display may be affixed to an associated device for use in displaying dynamic information or video.... Agent: Whiteford, Taylor & Preston, LLP Attn: Gregory M Stone

20090207157 - Photosensor for display device: A photosensor for a display device includes a light receiver, a reset unit, and a sample unit. The light receiver is used for receiving ambient light to generate a photovoltage. The light receiver includes a first transistor and a first conversion unit that transforms the output of the first transistor... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090207158 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a light emitting element to emit light having an intensity that varies depending on a magnitude of a driving current, a capacitor connected between a first node and a second node, a driving transistor having an input terminal connected to a first voltage, an output terminal,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090207159 - Method and apparatus for sensing, measurement or characterization of display elements integrated with the display drive scheme, and system and applications using the same: Methods and systems for electrical sensing, measurement and characterization of display elements are described. An embodiment includes integrating the electrical sensing, measurement and characterization with the display drive scheme. This embodiment allows for measurement of DC or operational hysteresis voltages and/or response times of interferometric modulator MEMS devices, for example,... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090207160 - Display drive apparatus, display apparatus and drive control method thereof: A display drive apparatus for driving a display pixel including a light-emitting element and a drive element in which one end of a current path is connected to the light-emitting element. The display drive apparatus has a specific value detection section detecting a difference value between a measured voltage detected... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090207163 - Liquid crystal driving circuit, driving method and liquid crystal display apparatus: In one embodiment of the present application, a memory stores a lookup table storing, in accordance with a combination of a value of a video signal of a current frame and a value of a video signal of a previous frame, each of correction values, the correction values in each... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090207161 - Method for driving plasma display panel and plasma display device: The method for driving a plasma display panel effects control of the sub-fields in a manner that at least one sub-filed carries out, in its initializing period, an all-cell initializing operation on the discharge cells and the plurality of sub-fields other than the aforementioned sub-field selectively carry out an addressing... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090207164 - Mirror control within time slot for slm: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a plurality of pixel elements; a first control circuit for supplying control signal data to each of the pixel elements in a time slot having a predetermined time interval to control and apply a first control process to operate the pixel... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090207162 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display apparatus: A plasma display panel driving method and a plasma display apparatus are disclosed in which heat generation is reduced in a Y electrode driving circuit even when a display pattern on the plasma display panel becomes a horizontal band pattern. The plasma display panel driving method includes the steps of... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090207165 - Spatial light modulator including drive lines: A method for controlling a spatial light modulator implemented with plate lines extended along rows of a pixel array including a plurality of pixel elements arranged in a form of a matrix, comprising: selecting and transmitting a data access signal on a first plate line; and selecting and transmitting a... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090207167 - Method and system for remote three-dimensional stereo image display: An information handling system (IHS) for three-dimensional (3D) image processing may include a stereo image frame buffer that stores two images of a frame, the stereo image frame buffer including a three dimensional rendering surface. A fetcher fetches the two images from the stereo image frame buffer. An encoder encodes... Agent: Mark P. Kahler

20090207166 - Visualization method and apparatus for multidimensional data: The present invention provides a visualization method and apparatus for multidimensional data. According to an embodiment, there is provided a visualization method for multidimensional data including a plurality of parameters to be viewed which are related to a given object, including: displaying the plurality of parameters to be viewed which... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090207169 - Processing device: A processing device for performing a geometry process performed as preprocessing for rendering a three-dimensional object on a display by modeling the three-dimensional object using a polygon mesh. The geometry process includes a vertex process that is performed for each of the vertices of the polygon mesh by a different... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090207168 - Three-dimensional model deformation system, method and computer readable program, and computer readable storage medium storing that program: A three-dimensional model modification system for modifying a three-dimensional model, defined by a plurality of surfaces and representing an arbitrary object is disclosed. The system includes a base-curve generating unit fitting skeleton lines, representing a prerecorded approximate outline of the object, to a three-dimensional model to be modified and generating... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090207172 - Compression system, program and method: An object is to calculate an accurate motion vector with a small computational effort. To this end, provided is a system for compressing a motion picture generated by projecting objects onto a screen, the objects moving relatively to the screen in a 3D space, the system including: a motion calculating... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20090207170 - Map display system, map display method for map display system, map display device, and program: When a bird's-eye view map showing roads, the roads are emphatically displayed. A map display system comprises a database storing map data and display means for displaying an image of a planar map or a bird's-eye view according to the map data acquired from the database storing map image. The... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090207171 - Method for segmenting a three-dimensional image data set, corresponding computer program and corresponding system: e

20090207173 - Contact center data visualization system and method: A data visualisation system including a data value memory in which is maintained a finite set of data values, each data value associated with at least one time value, a display arranged to display a representation of each data value centered on respective data points, and a contour generator arranged... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson, LLP

20090207174 - Computer graphic method and modular thereof: Computer graphic method is used to transform a irregular hand drawing into a regular shape, such as a circuit, a rectangle, or a curve. First step of the computer graphic method is inputting the hand drawing to a computer. Then, identify at least one characteristic of the hand drawing, and... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090207175 - Animation using animation effect and trigger element: Among other disclosed subject matter, a computer-implemented method for animating an image element includes determining that a trigger element defined by a trigger element occurs. The method includes, in response to the trigger element, applying an animation effect to a group that comprises at least one image element. A first... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090207176 - Fast oceans at near infinite resolution: The surface of a body of water can be animated by deconstructing a master wave model into several layer models and then reconstructing the layer models to form an optimized wave model. A wave model is obtained, which describes the wave surfaces in a body of water. The wave model... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20090207177 - Apparatus for retouching and displaying image and method of controlling the same: Disclosed is an improved apparatus and method for display of retouched images. The apparatus includes a storage medium, a display unit, and an image file retouch unit. The storage medium stores a plurality of image files, including both original and retouched images. When an image is retouched, the image file... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20090207178 - Video processing with multiple graphical processing units: One embodiment of a video processor includes a first media processing device coupled to a first memory and a second media processing device coupled to a second memory. The second media processing device is coupled to the first media processing device via a scalable bus. A software driver configures the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090207180 - Fpd for aircraft: A method and apparatus are provided for displaying information on a flat panel display. The method includes the step of providing a plurality of serial data sources, where each serial data source provides pixel data for display within a corresponding respective portion of the display where the respective corresponding portions... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20090207179 - Parallel processing method for synthesizing an image with multi-view images: A parallel processing method for synthesizing multi-view images is provided, which may parallel process at least a potion of the following steps. First, multiple reference images are input, wherein each reference image is correspondingly taken from a reference viewing angle. Next, an intended synthesized image corresponding to a viewpoint and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090207181 - Apparatus and method of processing signals: An apparatus of processing a signal is provided, which includes: a frame memory storing data for two frames; and a signal processing unit writing data for two rows into the frame memory or reading data for two rows from the frame memory during input of data for one row.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090207182 - Display device: The deterioration (darkness) of image quality due to a reduction in the brightness of a single color as a result of the conversion from RGB pixels to RGBW pixels is prevented and a reduction in the power is achieved. A processing portion for conversion from RGB to RGBW 106 is... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090207183 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method, and program: A plurality of input image signals are synthesized to generate a synthesis signal on the basis of synthesis information indicating an area where input image signals which are image signals of an image composed of at least one of input moving images and still images are respectively synthesized, a motion... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090207186 - Image display method, image display device, and projector: An image display method includes dividing one frame into a plurality of sub-frames by multiplying a frame frequency of an input image signal, reducing a high-spatial frequency component of an image signal which is used for image display in at least one predetermined sub-frame among the plurality of sub-frames in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090207185 - Image processing device, projector, and distortion correction method: An image processing device adapted to correct distortion of an image projected on a projection screen with projection light emitted from a projector includes a detection section adapted to detect at least one of display positions of a plurality of predetermined figures displayed in a correction image projected by the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090207184 - Information presentation based on display screen orientation: A handheld device presents information on a display screen in alternate formats. The device determines its orientation relative to a device user and selects a format based on that orientation. The displayed information may also be scrolled or zoomed based on a detected motion of the device.... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090207188 - Image display device, highlighting method: An image display device for displaying an image includes an image display unit that displays an image based on image data inputted from the outside, a superimposing unit that superimposes a pointer image which can be moved according to an instruction from the outside on the displayed image, a position... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090207187 - Mobile terminal for multi-displayable contents information which is composed with independent channel, method thereof, and computer readable record medium on which program for executing method is recorded: A method of a mobile communication terminal displaying channels, and more particularly, to a mobile communication terminal that is capable of multi-displaying contents information that is composed of independent channels are provided. The mobile communication terminal comprises an input unit for a user inputting commands in order to read or... Agent: Cozen O''connor

20090207189 - Display apparatus and method for processing image object: A display apparatus includes a display unit and a touch panel. The display unit has a display panel. The touch panel is electrically connected to the display unit and corresponds to a selected region of the display panel, for processing an image object in the selected region. A method for... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090207190 - Method for requesting and viewing an attachment image on a portable electronic device: A method for viewing a full image of a server stored original attachment on a portable electronic device including: building a graph structure within the server representing a map of the original image, downloading and displaying a re-sized image from the server to the portable electronic device, the original image... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20090207192 - Data line driving circuit outputting gradation signals in different timing, display device, and data line driving method: A neutralization switch is provided for each of the RGB (red, green and blue) colors to control the charge neutralization periods of those RGB colors respectively. Each of the neutralization switches has an on-resistance value that differs among the RBG colors. A low value is set for the on-resistance value... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090207194 - Driving method: A driving method adapted to driving an optical touch panel is provided. The optical touch panel is disposed on a backlight module and has a plurality of touch sensing elements. The touch sensing elements have a light-shading sensing mode and a light-reflecting sensing mode. The driving method includes sensing an... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090207193 - Lighting period setting method, display panel driving method, backlight driving method, lighting condition setting device, semiconductor device, display panel and electronic equipment: Disclosed herein is a lighting period setting method for a display panel which permits control of the peak luminance level by controlling the total lighting period length which is the sum of all lighting periods per field period, the lighting period setting method including the steps of, calculating the average... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090207191 - Method for gamma correction and a device having gamma correction capabilities: A method and device for gamma compensation. The method includes: receiving a non-gamma compensated input; selecting, in response to the input value, a selected approximating interval out of a group of low-brightness approximating intervals and out of a group of high-brightness approximating intervals; wherein at least one low-brightness approximating interval... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20090207195 - Screen condensation with heterogeneous display resolution: In one embodiment, a video signal is displayed on a display screen in two or more resolutions. The video signal may be of a first resolution and the display screen may be set to a second resolution. In one embodiment, the video signal resolution is of a size that is... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC

  
08/13/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20090201222 - Multiple screens for laptops, monitors, portable devices: xFlexVision offers concept offers a simple, inexpensive solution to users on the road, at their desk, or at their leisure time the capability to see, work, enjoy simultaneously with larger monitors/screens or multiple screen then usually their devices provide. The concept of xFlexVision presents an affordable, integrated multiple monitor system... Agent: Sorin Damian

20090201223 - Electronic book: A compact folding electronic book 10 is described having two individual screens configured to appear as an open book. Advanced features include a retractable photovoltaic panel.... Agent: Kenton R. Mullins Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins, LLP

20090201224 - Readerboard system: A graphic panel system for providing a message spanning all or substantially all of a readerboard is provided. According to embodiments of the present invention, panel elements may be combined to form larger graphic images and textual messages. The individual panel elements may be single track height, even though they... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20090201225 - Display apparatus and mobile apparatus: A display apparatus includes a light-flux-generating section configured to generate a light flux containing image information; a light-flux-controlling section configured to control the light flux and making the light flux come toward a head of an observer, and an image-taking section configured to take an image of the observer. At... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201226 - Driving method for plasma display panel and plasma display device: A driving method for a plasma display panel is disclosed in which sustain pulses are alternately applied to a pair of display electrodes of plural discharge cells provided in the plasma display panel to generate a sustain discharge, thereby causing an image to be displayed on the plasma display panel.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201228 - Photo sensor and flat panel display device using thereof: A photo sensor that is capable of generating a photo sensing signal corresponding only to ambient light by comprehending changes in electrical current depending on the change of temperature and compensating for the electrical current according the change of temperature and a flat panel display device using the photo sensor,... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090201227 - Plasma display device: The plasma display device has a display panel having first and second display electrodes and address electrodes, an electrode drive circuit, and a drive control circuit for controlling the electrode drive circuit. The drive control circuit performs a reset drive control, address drive control and sustain drive control in each... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090201230 - Active matrix organic electro-optic devices: An active matrix organic electro-optic device, the device having a plurality of pixels and comprising a substrate bearing pixel interface circuitry for each of said pixels and organic material over said pixel interface circuitry, wherein said device is configured such that over at least a part of an area of... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090201231 - El display device: An EL display device includes: a source driver circuit to output a video signal voltage; a gate driver circuit to select a pixel in a display screen; a first capacitor to maintain the video signal voltage; and a drive transistor to supply current to an EL element of a pixel.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201232 - Light emitting display apparatus and driving method thereof: A light emitting display apparatus, capable of protecting light emitting elements by preventing overcurrent from flowing into the elements, and a method of driving the light emitting display apparatus are disclosed. In one embodiment, the light emitting display apparatus comprises a pixel portion comprising a plurality of pixels for emitting... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090201229 - Light-emitting apparatus, method for producing light-emitting apparatus, and electronic apparatus: The invention provides a light-emitting apparatus that has a plurality of pixels each of which has a set of four sub pixels including a red, a green, a blue, and a remaining sub pixel, together making up a display screen. Each of the sub pixels has a light-emitting layer and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090201233 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes a drive section and a pixel array section including power lines, scanning lines, signal lines, and pixels in a matrix. Each pixel includes a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, a light-emitting element, and a storage capacitor. The drive section includes a write scanner supplying a control... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090201234 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode display: Provided is an active matrix light emitting diode (AMOLED) display. A driver circuit of the AMOLED display can be easily manufactured in a simple structure in a current programming method. The AMOLED display programs a voltage corresponding to a current necessary for the operation of an OLED in a memory... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201235 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode display: Provided is an active matrix light emitting diode (AMOLED) display. A driver circuit of the AMOLED display can be easily manufactured in a simple structure in a current programming method. The AMOLED display programs a voltage corresponding to a current necessary for the operation of an OLED in a memory... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201236 - Deformable micromirror device: A micromirror device, which makes an image display with digital image data, comprises pixel elements each of which makes pulse width modulation (PWM) for incident light depending on the deflection state of light and which are arranged in the form of a matrix. Each of the pixel elements has a... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090201237 - Operational amplifier circuit and display apparatus using the same: An operational amplifier circuit includes: an input differential stage circuit supplied with power supply voltages in a first voltage range; and an output stage circuit supplied with power supply voltages in a second voltage range which is different from the first voltage range. The operational amplifier circuit amplifies a signal... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090201238 - Display panel driving apparatus, display panel driving method, display apparatus, and television receiver: In a display panel driving apparatus which generates, based on an input gray scale, a gray scale of a first sub-frame and a gray scale of a second sub-frame so as to display the input gray scale as a result of a summation of respective display corresponding to the first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201239 - Display element: A display element in which a tone variation in halftone color is reduced at the time of repetitive driving. The display element contains electrolyte which contains silver between counter electrodes or contains a compound including silver in the chemical structure, and performs drive operation of the counter electrodes to cause... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090201240 - Liquid crystal display, driver chip and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and the driving method thereof. The LCD includes a timing controller, a plurality of driver chips and a display panel. The driver chips are cascaded together for driving the display panel to display frames. A driver chip includes a differential receiver, a single-ended receiver, a shift... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090201241 - Method to display gray shades in rms responding matrix display: Instant invention is related to a method to display gray shades in RMS responding display matrix, comprising acts of: selecting each row of the display matrix with a set of “s” discrete select voltages in a sequence or random and applying a set of discrete data voltages to a column... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201242 - Sensing to determine pixel state in a passively addressed display array: Devices and methods for determining an operational state of a selected display device in an array of display devices. One method includes determining the operational state of a particular display device in the array by measuring an electrical characteristic of a plurality of the display devices, and determining the operational... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201244 - Driving system for liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display device including the same, and driving method using the same: A driving system for a liquid crystal display device includes a system unit to supply image data to be displayed on a liquid crystal panel, the system unit generating a system dimming signal, an inverter unit to control luminance of a backlight unit, the inverter unit receiving the system dimming... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090201245 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes: a liquid crystal panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form; a back light having a plurality of light sources controlled individually in light emission luminance to supply light to the liquid crystal panel; an image processing unit configured to calculate... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090201243 - Methods and systems involving diurnal computing: A method for controlling a computer system comprising, determining an ambient light level, starting a lighting device operative to illuminate an input device responsive to determining that the ambient light level is below a threshold value, and stopping the lighting device responsive to determining that the ambient light level is... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Tuscon Division

20090201247 - Communications with a haptic interface device from a host computer: The present invention comprises methods and apparatuses that can provide reliable communications between a computer and a haptic interface device. The methods and apparatuses can provide communication that is more secure against errors, failures, or tampering than previous approaches. Haptic devices allow a user to communicate with computer applications using... Agent: V Gerald Grafe

20090201246 - Motion compensation for screens: A method for compensating for motion on screens is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes varying the display of a screen on a device using motion data. In this embodiment, a display adjustment amount also may be determined using screen properties and motion limits. In another embodiment, the method... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20090201248 - Device and method for providing electronic input: An input apparatus comprises an input device comprising a shuttle capable to move substantially within a two-dimensional surface when engaged by a user member. The input device and a display are communicatively connected to a host. A cursor is displayed and moved on the display. The shuttle is moved by... Agent: EagleIPLimited

20090201249 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, and handheld apparatus: An input apparatus controlling a movement of a pointer and an image displayed on a screen is provided and includes a casing, a sensor, an operation section, and a mode switch section. The sensor detects a physical amount corresponding to a movement of the casing. The operation section is used... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090201250 - Joystick assembly for improved machine control: A joystick assembly that provides enhanced operator control and stability during rough operation by being primarily rotatable about a vertical axis of a clockspring. The joystick assembly also includes a palm support that is associated with the clockspring via a clamp in the lower housing of the palm support. Further,... Agent: Caterpillar Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.

20090201251 - Computer mouse with glide pads for reduced friction and noise: A computer mouse includes a bottom and glide pads attached to convex mounting surfaces on the bottom. The glide pads are flexible enough to conform to the convex mounting surfaces. A surrounding outer portion of each glide pad has a slightly angled surface relative to a mousing surface under the... Agent: Jack Lo

20090201253 - Data input device with variable-colour illumination: A data input device for inputting data to an electronics device includes at least one data input key, a variable-colour light and a light controller. The key(s) is/are configured to facilitate data input to the electronics device and comprises a transparent key indicia. The light of the data input device... Agent: Heenan Blaikie LLP

20090201255 - Input device and operating method thereof: The invention provides an input device. The input device comprises a plurality of keys, a recording module, a database, an analyzing module, and a selecting module. The recording module is connected to the keys, for recording a former keystroke sequence and voltage variation information related to the keys. The database... Agent: Reed Smith LLP Suite 1400

20090201252 - Method and apparatus for alphanumeric data entry using a keypad: A keypad for inputting alphabetical characters for use in an electronic device comprises an array of keys, each of which is assigned to one of elements of alphabetical characters. Each element is a portion of an alphabetical character and combination of the elements forms each character. The alphabetical character is... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201254 - Transportable/convertible desktop computer: A transportable desktop computer convertible to a notebook computer with minimal footprint. The computer has a screen element, with contained computer operational elements, and a support stand. The screen element is releasably hingedly attached to a keyboard element having two members with one member including the operational keyboard and pointing... Agent: Israel Nissenbaum

20090201260 - Apparatus and method for controlling mobile terminal: A mobile terminal control apparatus and method. The mobile terminal control apparatus includes a plurality of touch sensors formed on a rear of the mobile terminal, a touch recognition unit recognizing a touch of a finger sensed by the plurality of touch sensors and displaying a user interface on a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090201259 - Cursor creation for touch screen: Quick cursor creation is obtained by providing touch detection information of at least one pixel cell to a source driver at the time when pixel information of the pixel cell is updated and updating pixel information of the pixel cell within a pixel output buffer depending on the touch detection... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090201257 - Display device: An image processing portion compares a preregistered fingerprint with a fingerprint sensed by a fingerprint-sensor-equipped key, and determines whether the fingerprints match with each other or not. When the fingerprints match with each other, a finger direction determining portion determines a direction of a finger from a displacement of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090201267 - Display device having touch panel: The present invention realizes the reduction of cost of a display device having a touch panel. The display device having a touch panel includes a display panel, and a touch panel which is arranged on the display panel in an overlapping manner in plane. The touch panel includes a first... Agent: Juan Carlos Marquez Reed Smith LLP

20090201263 - Golf course management system for golf carts: The present invention relates to a golf course management system for golf carts. The system includes a touch screen display device and a processor communicatively connected with the touch screen display device. The processor includes a global positioning system is configured to determine a location of the golf cart on... Agent: James Hofmann

20090201262 - Linear shape processing device, linear shape processing method, information recording medium, and program: In a line shape processing device (201) for receiving an entry of a line shape via a mouse, a touch panel, etc. and processing the line shape, an entry receiving unit (202) receives an entry of information indicating whether a touch pen pushes the touch panel or not, and the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090201261 - Method and apparatus for extended adjustment based on relative positioning of multiple objects contemporaneously in a sensing region: A touch sensor device and method is provided that facilitates improved device usability. Specifically, the device and method provide improved user interface functionality by facilitating extended parameter adjustment using proximity sensor devices. The device includes a processing system and a sensor adapted to detect objects in a sensing region. The... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20090201264 - Mobile phone and method for controlling the same: A mobile phone is provided. The mobile phone comprises a touch panel, a camera, and a processor. The touch panel comprises a touch-sensitive display screen, implementing a plurality of virtual buttons. The camera comprises a camera lens having a view-finding area in relation to the touch panel. The processor, respectively... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20090201266 - Operation information input apparatus and ultrasonic imaging apparatus: An operation information input apparatus includes a button image display device which displays a button array image with a plurality of button images arranged therein, a touch panel device which is overlaid on a display surface of the button image display device and detects proximity position information indicative of each... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (20459) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20090201256 - Portable terminal having inputting means using image sensor: The present invention is directed to a portable terminal having inputting means using an image sensor and its input method. The portable terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises a transparent solid plate mounted in a keypad area; an image sensor having unit cells of lattice type... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090201258 - Three-dimensional touch-sensitive display device: A portable electronics device comprises a data processor and a display. The display comprises a display device, and a transparent three-dimensional touch-sensitive screen disposed over the display device. The touch-sensitive screen comprises a raised region and a recessed region surrounding the raised region. The data processor renders on the display... Agent: Heenan Blaikie LLP

20090201265 - Touch screen display apparatus, and system and method for same: A touch screen apparatus 1, having a screen 2 which is adapted to be touched by one or more users to operate a computer system according to command steps which appear on the screen for displaying information thereon. There is sensor means 3 in the form of an array of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090201268 - Panel-type input device, method of manufacturing panel-type input device, and electronic apparatus having panel-type input device: A panel-type input device including a pair of electrode plates, each electrode plate having a substrate and a conductive coat provided on a surface of the substrate, the conductive coat of each electrode plate being formed from a conducting polymer. The conductive coat of each electrode plate includes a detecting... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090201269 - Semiconductor device: A variable capacitor is formed from a pair of electrodes and a dielectric interposed between the electrodes over a substrate, and an external input is detected by changing capacitance of the variable capacitor by a physical or electrical force. Specifically, a variable capacitor and a sense amplifier are provided over... Agent: Eric Robinson

20090201270 - User interface having realistic physical effects: A user interface module includes a display and a motion detector arranged to detect a motion. The module is arranged to display an emulated movement of a graphical representation of a first object on the display according to a motion detected by the motion detector. The first object has a... Agent: Perman & Green

20090201272 - Timing controller, display apparatus having the same and signal processing method thereof: A timing controller includes a count control circuit, a pulse width detector, and a pulse generator. The count control circuit receives an external enable signal. Pulses of the external enable signal include an effective and a blank period of image data. The count control circuit counts pulse widths of each... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090201271 - Video display device: Information about an emergency warning is received. When the emergency warning condition is determined not to have occurred, the display power mode is determined based on the selection of the viewer. When the emergency warning condition is determined to have occurred, the display power mode is automatically changed to the... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090201273 - Display module: A display module includes a substrate. The substrate has a plurality of pixels, a signal line, a current supply line, and a data driving circuit. The pixel includes an emitting device and an active device, wherein the emitting device include a first electrode layer, an organic emitting layer formed on... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090201276 - Driving method of a plasma display device and a plasma display device: At an on-cell reset, a positive ramp wave of an ultimate voltage, which is larger than a maximum voltage of a sustain pulse, and smaller than an ultimate voltage of a positive ramp wave applied to a Y electrode at an all-cell reset, is applied to the Y electrode to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201275 - Gamma voltage generator, method of generating gamma voltage, and organic light emitting display using the same: A gamma voltage generator capable of displaying linear gray levels at low gray levels. The gamma voltage generator includes a ladder resistor positioned between an uppermost voltage and a lowermost voltage to output a plurality of voltages, a first gray level voltage selector for outputting one of some voltage values... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090201274 - Timing signal generating circuit, electronic apparatus, display apparatus, image-reception apparatus, and driving method: A timing signal generating device for a matrix-type display apparatus is disclosed, conducive to reduction of power consumption, the matrix-type display apparatus including the timing signal generating device, and a driving method thereof. In at least one embodiment, a timing signal generating apparatus provided in an active-matrix liquid crystal display... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201277 - Transmission signal generating method and related apparatus for a display device: The present invention provides a transmission signal generating method for a display device to compensate channel effect. The transmission signal generating method includes using a plurality of signal amplitudes and a first signal direction to generate a plurality of positive levels, using the plurality of signal amplitudes and a second... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090201280 - Image display system: The present invention provides an image display system that includes a charge pump circuit. The charge pump circuit further includes a first inverter, a first switch, and a capacitor. The first inverter has a first input terminal and a first output terminal. The first input terminal receives a first clock... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090201279 - Plasma display device: Provided is a plasma display device including a plasma display panel having a plurality of first and second electrodes extending in the horizontal direction and a plurality of third electrodes extending in the vertical direction, and first electrode driving circuit substrates to supply voltage to the first electrodes, in which... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201278 - Unit pixels and active matrix organic light emitting diode displays including the same: A unit pixel of an organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display includes an organic light emitting diode, a driving transistor, a programming transistor, a switching transistor, and a memory capacitor. An active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display includes a plurality of the unit pixels. The unit pixels and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201281 - Active matrix display drive control systems: This invention relates to methods, apparatus, and computer program code for driving an active matrix display, in particular an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display, with reduced power consumption.... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090201282 - Methods of tuning interferometric modulator displays: A method of tuning interferometric modulator display driving is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprising applying at least one voltage to an interferometric modulator display element, and while applying the voltage, adjusting a release and an actuation response time for the interferometric modulator. In another embodiment, the release and... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201283 - Source driver of lcd panel: A source driver performs inversion driving of data lines of a liquid crystal panel. For every two adjacent data lines, there are provided a high-side amplifier HAMP which generates a driving voltage of a first polarity and a low-side amplifier LAMP which generates a driving voltage of a second polarity... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090201284 - Liquid crystal display, driver chip and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and the driving method thereof. The LCD includes a timing controller, a plurality of driver chips and a display panel. The driver chips are cascaded together for driving the display panel to display frames. A driver chip includes a differential receiver, a single-ended receiver, a shift... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090201286 - Light emitting period setting method, driving method for display panel, driving method for backlight, light emitting period setting apparatus, semiconductor device, display panel and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a light emitting period setting method for a display panel wherein the peak luminance level is varied through control of a total light emitting period length which is the sum total of period lengths of light emitting periods arranged in a one-field period, including a step of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090201285 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display device: A plasma display driving method capable of displaying a vigorous image having enhanced maximum luminance and contrast. For this purpose, one field is divided into a plurality of sub-fields each including a sustain period. In the sustain period, the number of sustain pulses obtained by multiplying a proportionality factor by... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090201287 - System and method of adaptively filtering parametric data for display: A system and method are provided for accurately rendering one or more parameters on an electronic display without being distractive. The system and method provide for adaptively filtering parametric data prior to rendering images representative of the parametric data on a display. Relatively heavy electronic filtering is applied to the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090201289 - Method and apparatus for inputting three-dimensional location: Provided are a method and apparatus for inputting a three-dimensional (3D) location. The method determines whether a control signal for moving a pointer existing at a point in a two-dimensional (2D) coordinate plane is a 3D movement signal for moving the pointer into a 3D space; and based on a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090201290 - Methods and systems for scoring multiple time-based assets and events: The methods and systems for scoring multiple time-based assets and events include declaratively playing a first media sequence; and declaratively initiating a second media sequence at a predetermined time prior to an end point of the first media sequence wherein the predetermined time is independent from an amount of time... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090201288 - Rendering 3d computer graphics using 2d computer graphics capabilities: Method for generating and displaying 3D graphic images on the display of a terminal device using 2D graphic environments, where every possible scene is modeled by one or more objects that can be represented by polygons using a suitable modeling method. The geometry of the polygons that correspond to each... Agent: William S. Frommer Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20090201291 - Gating with anatomically varying durations: A method for reconstructing a radioactive emission image of an overall volume having first and second volumetric regions, each volumetric region having respectively independent dynamic characteristics. The method comprises the following steps: a) obtaining radioactive emissions from the overall volume, including the volumetric regions, b) reconstructing an initial radioactive emission... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090201292 - Three-dimensional processor and method for controlling display of three-dimensional data in the three-dimensional processor: A method is provided for controlling display of three-dimensional data in a three-dimensional processor that processes three-dimensional data indicating three-dimensional position coordinates of each point on a surface of an object to be measured, the three-dimensional data being obtained by projecting measurement light onto the object and receiving measurement light... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090201293 - System for providing strategies for increasing efficiency of data centers: A system is described for providing strategies for increasing the efficiency of data centers. The system may include a memory, an interface, and a processor. The memory may store a historical dataset, a profile and an initial configuration of a data center. The interface may communicate with a user. The... Agent: Accenture Chicago 28164 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090201294 - Systems and processes for transforming and displaying accounting and financial information: Embodiments of the invention can provide systems and processes for transforming and displaying accounting and financial information. One embodiment relates to the selection, or creation, and use of graphical symbols to represent the flow of cash in an organization, with the size of the graphical symbols presented approximately to scale.... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20090201295 - Associative fillet: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture provide the ability to update a filleted curve in a computer graphics application. A drawing having a first input curve and a second input curve is displayed. The first and second input curves are selected. A fillet curve is calculated, created, and displayed... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP

20090201296 - Image processing method, recording medium storing program thereof and image processing apparatus: This ground tint image generating routine sets an arrangement area where a plurality of character strings are arranged, sets an arrangement start line of a character string at least within the arrangement area (S100), arranges a plurality of character strings from a start position of the arrangement start line in... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090201297 - Electronic device with animated character and method: An electronic device may display an animated character on a display and, when presence of a user is detected, the character may appear to react to the user. The character may be a representation of a person, an animal or other object. Ascertaining when the user is looking at the... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090201298 - System and method for creating computer animation with graphical user interface featuring storyboards: Systems, methods, and computer readable media for customizing a computer animation. A custom animation platform prepares a storyboard including at least one customizable storyboard item and one or more replacement storyboard items configured to replace the customizable storyboard item. Then, the custom animation platform sends the storyboard and the replacement... Agent: Patent Office Of Dr. Chung S. Park

20090201299 - Pack avatar for shared inventory in a virtual universe: Generally speaking, systems, methods and media for providing a pack avatar for sharing inventory in a virtual universe are disclosed. Embodiments of a method may include receiving a request to create a pack avatar carrying one or more shared inventory items in a virtual universe and creating a pack avatar... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jss) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC

20090201301 - Integrated front light solution: An integrated illumination apparatus includes a light injection portion having a first end for receiving light from a light source. The light injection portion includes material that supports propagation of said light along the length of the light injection portion. Turning microstructure is disposed on a first side of the... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201300 - Method for increasing operation speed in virtual three dimensional (3d) application and operational method thereof: The present invention relates to a method for increasing operation speed in virtual three dimensional (3D) application and an operational method thereof. The method includes the steps of: providing a display frame, which includes a plurality of scan lines; dividing the display frame into at least one first area and... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090201302 - Graphics rendering on a network on chip: Graphics rendering on a network on chip (‘NOC’) including receiving, in the geometry processor, a representation of an object to be rendered; converting, by the geometry processor, the representation of the object to two dimensional primitives; sending, by the geometry processor, the primitives to the plurality of scan converters; converting,... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)

20090201303 - Multi-user multi-gpu render server apparatus and methods: The invention provides, in some aspects, a system for rendering images, the system having one or more client digital data processors and a server digital data processor in communications coupling with the one or more client digital data processors, the server digital data processor having one or more graphics processing... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090201304 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method and program: A detecting section which detects a carrier wave near the receiving section, a switching control section which controls a switching section so as to, when the detecting section detects the carrier wave, switch connecting destination of the first storage section into the receiving section, and when the detecting section does... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201305 - Electronic system and method for selectively allowing access to a shared memory: An electronic system, an integrated circuit and a method for display are disclosed. The electronic system contains a first device, a memory and a video/audio compression/decompression device such as a decoder/encoder. The electronic system is configured to allow the first device and the video/audio compression/decompression device to share the memory.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20090201306 - Method for reducing framebuffer memory accesses: A method and electronic device employing a method of reducing memory accesses during the readout of a scanline of a frame buffer is provided, which includes reading out a series of bits on the scanline corresponding to a series of regions of pixels of the scanline, entering a default pixel... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20090201308 - Method for setting operating parameters of a data processing system: A method is disclosed for setting operating parameters of a data processing system having at least one display device. In at least one embodiment, the method includes providing a graphic parameter file which specifies at least one geometric parameter of a graphic element displayable on the display device; providing a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201307 - Rasterizing method: m

20090201309 - System for accurately and precisely representing image color information: A method and system for accurate and precise representation of color for still and moving images, particularly sequences of digitized color images. Spectral and/or extended dynamic range information is retained as images are captured, processed, and presented during color adjustment. Using this extra spectral information, various methodologies for further presenting... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090201310 - Adjusting color attribute of an image in a non-uniform way: Some embodiments of the invention provide an image-editing process that non-uniformly adjusts at least one particular color attribute (e.g., saturation level) of pixels in an image. Specifically, the image-editing process of these embodiments uniformly adjusts the particular color attribute of pixels with a first set of values and non-uniformly adjusts... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090201311 - Electronic manifest of underground facility locate marks: Methods and apparatus for generating a searchable electronic record of a locate operation in which one or more physical locate marks are applied by a technician to indentify a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. A digital image of a geographic area... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090201312 - Video/graphics port adapter and method thereof: A mode of operation of an information handling system is determined based upon configuration information received at a video/graphics port of the information handling system. In response to determining the mode of operation is a first mode of operation, information is provided from the first video/graphics port that represents only... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP

20090201313 - Electronic devices that pan/zoom displayed sub-area within video frames in response to movement therein: An electronic device can include a display and a controller. The controller identifies a location within a displayable area of video frames which has movement, and controls panning/zooming of a sub-area within the video frames that is displayed on the display in response to the identified location of the movement.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090201314 - Image display apparatus, image display method, program, and record medium: An image display apparatus is disclosed. The image display apparatus includes a detection section, an image forming section, and a display process section. The detection section detects a user's watching state. The image forming section that forms a display image which is displayed on a screen based on a plurality... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201315 - Diagnostic support device and diagnostic support system: A diagnostic support device supports a diagnosis of a display state of a composite image displayed on a display device that is arranged to display a composite image obtained by combining a plurality of composite target images corresponding to pieces of information supplied from respective devices mounted on a vehicle,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090201316 - Image application performance optimization: Some embodiments provide a method for displaying one or more versions of an image. The method provides a display area and provides a scaling tool that can select a first portion of a first version of an image to scale and can display a scaled second portion of a second... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090201317 - Display device: The present invention reduces moving image blurring while suppressing the lowering of brightness, lowering of contrast and the increase of electricity necessary for light emission. A display device includes a first gradation voltage generation circuit which generates a first gradation voltage based on gradations of display data amounting to 1... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090201318 - Multi-level stochastic dithering with noise mitigation via sequential template averaging: Displays, and methods of displaying images with the displays, which have quantized display characteristics for each of the pixels are disclosed. The displays and methods relate to both spatially and temporally dithering images so that the effective resolution of the display is higher than the result of the native spatial... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201319 - Plasma display panel drive method and plasma display panel device: The aim is to improve the display capability of a PDP at lower gray scale levels by driving the PDP in a manner to adjust the luminance of Gray Scale 1 to an appropriate level. According to the drive method, one TV field is divided into a plurality of subfields... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20090201320 - Temporal filtering of video signals: A process for reducing noise and temporal artifacts (e.g. walking LEDs) on a dual modulation display system by applying temporal filtering to rear modulation signals of a sequence of video frames. Flare and dimming rates are calculated for a current frame in the video. If a flare rate threshold is... Agent: Dolby Labratories Inc.

  
08/13/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20090201222 - Multiple screens for laptops, monitors, portable devices: xFlexVision offers concept offers a simple, inexpensive solution to users on the road, at their desk, or at their leisure time the capability to see, work, enjoy simultaneously with larger monitors/screens or multiple screen then usually their devices provide. The concept of xFlexVision presents an affordable, integrated multiple monitor system... Agent: Sorin Damian

20090201223 - Electronic book: A compact folding electronic book 10 is described having two individual screens configured to appear as an open book. Advanced features include a retractable photovoltaic panel.... Agent: Kenton R. Mullins Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins, LLP

20090201224 - Readerboard system: A graphic panel system for providing a message spanning all or substantially all of a readerboard is provided. According to embodiments of the present invention, panel elements may be combined to form larger graphic images and textual messages. The individual panel elements may be single track height, even though they... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20090201225 - Display apparatus and mobile apparatus: A display apparatus includes a light-flux-generating section configured to generate a light flux containing image information; a light-flux-controlling section configured to control the light flux and making the light flux come toward a head of an observer, and an image-taking section configured to take an image of the observer. At... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201226 - Driving method for plasma display panel and plasma display device: A driving method for a plasma display panel is disclosed in which sustain pulses are alternately applied to a pair of display electrodes of plural discharge cells provided in the plasma display panel to generate a sustain discharge, thereby causing an image to be displayed on the plasma display panel.... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201228 - Photo sensor and flat panel display device using thereof: A photo sensor that is capable of generating a photo sensing signal corresponding only to ambient light by comprehending changes in electrical current depending on the change of temperature and compensating for the electrical current according the change of temperature and a flat panel display device using the photo sensor,... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090201227 - Plasma display device: The plasma display device has a display panel having first and second display electrodes and address electrodes, an electrode drive circuit, and a drive control circuit for controlling the electrode drive circuit. The drive control circuit performs a reset drive control, address drive control and sustain drive control in each... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090201230 - Active matrix organic electro-optic devices: An active matrix organic electro-optic device, the device having a plurality of pixels and comprising a substrate bearing pixel interface circuitry for each of said pixels and organic material over said pixel interface circuitry, wherein said device is configured such that over at least a part of an area of... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090201231 - El display device: An EL display device includes: a source driver circuit to output a video signal voltage; a gate driver circuit to select a pixel in a display screen; a first capacitor to maintain the video signal voltage; and a drive transistor to supply current to an EL element of a pixel.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201232 - Light emitting display apparatus and driving method thereof: A light emitting display apparatus, capable of protecting light emitting elements by preventing overcurrent from flowing into the elements, and a method of driving the light emitting display apparatus are disclosed. In one embodiment, the light emitting display apparatus comprises a pixel portion comprising a plurality of pixels for emitting... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090201229 - Light-emitting apparatus, method for producing light-emitting apparatus, and electronic apparatus: The invention provides a light-emitting apparatus that has a plurality of pixels each of which has a set of four sub pixels including a red, a green, a blue, and a remaining sub pixel, together making up a display screen. Each of the sub pixels has a light-emitting layer and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090201233 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes a drive section and a pixel array section including power lines, scanning lines, signal lines, and pixels in a matrix. Each pixel includes a sampling transistor, a drive transistor, a light-emitting element, and a storage capacitor. The drive section includes a write scanner supplying a control... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090201234 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode display: Provided is an active matrix light emitting diode (AMOLED) display. A driver circuit of the AMOLED display can be easily manufactured in a simple structure in a current programming method. The AMOLED display programs a voltage corresponding to a current necessary for the operation of an OLED in a memory... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201235 - Active matrix organic light emitting diode display: Provided is an active matrix light emitting diode (AMOLED) display. A driver circuit of the AMOLED display can be easily manufactured in a simple structure in a current programming method. The AMOLED display programs a voltage corresponding to a current necessary for the operation of an OLED in a memory... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201236 - Deformable micromirror device: A micromirror device, which makes an image display with digital image data, comprises pixel elements each of which makes pulse width modulation (PWM) for incident light depending on the deflection state of light and which are arranged in the form of a matrix. Each of the pixel elements has a... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090201237 - Operational amplifier circuit and display apparatus using the same: An operational amplifier circuit includes: an input differential stage circuit supplied with power supply voltages in a first voltage range; and an output stage circuit supplied with power supply voltages in a second voltage range which is different from the first voltage range. The operational amplifier circuit amplifies a signal... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090201238 - Display panel driving apparatus, display panel driving method, display apparatus, and television receiver: In a display panel driving apparatus which generates, based on an input gray scale, a gray scale of a first sub-frame and a gray scale of a second sub-frame so as to display the input gray scale as a result of a summation of respective display corresponding to the first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201239 - Display element: A display element in which a tone variation in halftone color is reduced at the time of repetitive driving. The display element contains electrolyte which contains silver between counter electrodes or contains a compound including silver in the chemical structure, and performs drive operation of the counter electrodes to cause... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090201240 - Liquid crystal display, driver chip and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and the driving method thereof. The LCD includes a timing controller, a plurality of driver chips and a display panel. The driver chips are cascaded together for driving the display panel to display frames. A driver chip includes a differential receiver, a single-ended receiver, a shift... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090201241 - Method to display gray shades in rms responding matrix display: Instant invention is related to a method to display gray shades in RMS responding display matrix, comprising acts of: selecting each row of the display matrix with a set of “s” discrete select voltages in a sequence or random and applying a set of discrete data voltages to a column... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201242 - Sensing to determine pixel state in a passively addressed display array: Devices and methods for determining an operational state of a selected display device in an array of display devices. One method includes determining the operational state of a particular display device in the array by measuring an electrical characteristic of a plurality of the display devices, and determining the operational... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201244 - Driving system for liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display device including the same, and driving method using the same: A driving system for a liquid crystal display device includes a system unit to supply image data to be displayed on a liquid crystal panel, the system unit generating a system dimming signal, an inverter unit to control luminance of a backlight unit, the inverter unit receiving the system dimming... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090201245 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes: a liquid crystal panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form; a back light having a plurality of light sources controlled individually in light emission luminance to supply light to the liquid crystal panel; an image processing unit configured to calculate... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090201243 - Methods and systems involving diurnal computing: A method for controlling a computer system comprising, determining an ambient light level, starting a lighting device operative to illuminate an input device responsive to determining that the ambient light level is below a threshold value, and stopping the lighting device responsive to determining that the ambient light level is... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Tuscon Division

20090201247 - Communications with a haptic interface device from a host computer: The present invention comprises methods and apparatuses that can provide reliable communications between a computer and a haptic interface device. The methods and apparatuses can provide communication that is more secure against errors, failures, or tampering than previous approaches. Haptic devices allow a user to communicate with computer applications using... Agent: V Gerald Grafe

20090201246 - Motion compensation for screens: A method for compensating for motion on screens is provided. In one embodiment, the method includes varying the display of a screen on a device using motion data. In this embodiment, a display adjustment amount also may be determined using screen properties and motion limits. In another embodiment, the method... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20090201248 - Device and method for providing electronic input: An input apparatus comprises an input device comprising a shuttle capable to move substantially within a two-dimensional surface when engaged by a user member. The input device and a display are communicatively connected to a host. A cursor is displayed and moved on the display. The shuttle is moved by... Agent: EagleIPLimited

20090201249 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, and handheld apparatus: An input apparatus controlling a movement of a pointer and an image displayed on a screen is provided and includes a casing, a sensor, an operation section, and a mode switch section. The sensor detects a physical amount corresponding to a movement of the casing. The operation section is used... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090201250 - Joystick assembly for improved machine control: A joystick assembly that provides enhanced operator control and stability during rough operation by being primarily rotatable about a vertical axis of a clockspring. The joystick assembly also includes a palm support that is associated with the clockspring via a clamp in the lower housing of the palm support. Further,... Agent: Caterpillar Inc. Intellectual Property Dept.

20090201251 - Computer mouse with glide pads for reduced friction and noise: A computer mouse includes a bottom and glide pads attached to convex mounting surfaces on the bottom. The glide pads are flexible enough to conform to the convex mounting surfaces. A surrounding outer portion of each glide pad has a slightly angled surface relative to a mousing surface under the... Agent: Jack Lo

20090201253 - Data input device with variable-colour illumination: A data input device for inputting data to an electronics device includes at least one data input key, a variable-colour light and a light controller. The key(s) is/are configured to facilitate data input to the electronics device and comprises a transparent key indicia. The light of the data input device... Agent: Heenan Blaikie LLP

20090201255 - Input device and operating method thereof: The invention provides an input device. The input device comprises a plurality of keys, a recording module, a database, an analyzing module, and a selecting module. The recording module is connected to the keys, for recording a former keystroke sequence and voltage variation information related to the keys. The database... Agent: Reed Smith LLP Suite 1400

20090201252 - Method and apparatus for alphanumeric data entry using a keypad: A keypad for inputting alphabetical characters for use in an electronic device comprises an array of keys, each of which is assigned to one of elements of alphabetical characters. Each element is a portion of an alphabetical character and combination of the elements forms each character. The alphabetical character is... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201254 - Transportable/convertible desktop computer: A transportable desktop computer convertible to a notebook computer with minimal footprint. The computer has a screen element, with contained computer operational elements, and a support stand. The screen element is releasably hingedly attached to a keyboard element having two members with one member including the operational keyboard and pointing... Agent: Israel Nissenbaum

20090201260 - Apparatus and method for controlling mobile terminal: A mobile terminal control apparatus and method. The mobile terminal control apparatus includes a plurality of touch sensors formed on a rear of the mobile terminal, a touch recognition unit recognizing a touch of a finger sensed by the plurality of touch sensors and displaying a user interface on a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090201259 - Cursor creation for touch screen: Quick cursor creation is obtained by providing touch detection information of at least one pixel cell to a source driver at the time when pixel information of the pixel cell is updated and updating pixel information of the pixel cell within a pixel output buffer depending on the touch detection... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090201257 - Display device: An image processing portion compares a preregistered fingerprint with a fingerprint sensed by a fingerprint-sensor-equipped key, and determines whether the fingerprints match with each other or not. When the fingerprints match with each other, a finger direction determining portion determines a direction of a finger from a displacement of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090201267 - Display device having touch panel: The present invention realizes the reduction of cost of a display device having a touch panel. The display device having a touch panel includes a display panel, and a touch panel which is arranged on the display panel in an overlapping manner in plane. The touch panel includes a first... Agent: Juan Carlos Marquez Reed Smith LLP

20090201263 - Golf course management system for golf carts: The present invention relates to a golf course management system for golf carts. The system includes a touch screen display device and a processor communicatively connected with the touch screen display device. The processor includes a global positioning system is configured to determine a location of the golf cart on... Agent: James Hofmann

20090201262 - Linear shape processing device, linear shape processing method, information recording medium, and program: In a line shape processing device (201) for receiving an entry of a line shape via a mouse, a touch panel, etc. and processing the line shape, an entry receiving unit (202) receives an entry of information indicating whether a touch pen pushes the touch panel or not, and the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090201261 - Method and apparatus for extended adjustment based on relative positioning of multiple objects contemporaneously in a sensing region: A touch sensor device and method is provided that facilitates improved device usability. Specifically, the device and method provide improved user interface functionality by facilitating extended parameter adjustment using proximity sensor devices. The device includes a processing system and a sensor adapted to detect objects in a sensing region. The... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20090201264 - Mobile phone and method for controlling the same: A mobile phone is provided. The mobile phone comprises a touch panel, a camera, and a processor. The touch panel comprises a touch-sensitive display screen, implementing a plurality of virtual buttons. The camera comprises a camera lens having a view-finding area in relation to the touch panel. The processor, respectively... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20090201266 - Operation information input apparatus and ultrasonic imaging apparatus: An operation information input apparatus includes a button image display device which displays a button array image with a plurality of button images arranged therein, a touch panel device which is overlaid on a display surface of the button image display device and detects proximity position information indicative of each... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (20459) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20090201256 - Portable terminal having inputting means using image sensor: The present invention is directed to a portable terminal having inputting means using an image sensor and its input method. The portable terminal according to an embodiment of the present invention comprises a transparent solid plate mounted in a keypad area; an image sensor having unit cells of lattice type... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090201258 - Three-dimensional touch-sensitive display device: A portable electronics device comprises a data processor and a display. The display comprises a display device, and a transparent three-dimensional touch-sensitive screen disposed over the display device. The touch-sensitive screen comprises a raised region and a recessed region surrounding the raised region. The data processor renders on the display... Agent: Heenan Blaikie LLP

20090201265 - Touch screen display apparatus, and system and method for same: A touch screen apparatus 1, having a screen 2 which is adapted to be touched by one or more users to operate a computer system according to command steps which appear on the screen for displaying information thereon. There is sensor means 3 in the form of an array of... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090201268 - Panel-type input device, method of manufacturing panel-type input device, and electronic apparatus having panel-type input device: A panel-type input device including a pair of electrode plates, each electrode plate having a substrate and a conductive coat provided on a surface of the substrate, the conductive coat of each electrode plate being formed from a conducting polymer. The conductive coat of each electrode plate includes a detecting... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090201269 - Semiconductor device: A variable capacitor is formed from a pair of electrodes and a dielectric interposed between the electrodes over a substrate, and an external input is detected by changing capacitance of the variable capacitor by a physical or electrical force. Specifically, a variable capacitor and a sense amplifier are provided over... Agent: Eric Robinson

20090201270 - User interface having realistic physical effects: A user interface module includes a display and a motion detector arranged to detect a motion. The module is arranged to display an emulated movement of a graphical representation of a first object on the display according to a motion detected by the motion detector. The first object has a... Agent: Perman & Green

20090201272 - Timing controller, display apparatus having the same and signal processing method thereof: A timing controller includes a count control circuit, a pulse width detector, and a pulse generator. The count control circuit receives an external enable signal. Pulses of the external enable signal include an effective and a blank period of image data. The count control circuit counts pulse widths of each... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090201271 - Video display device: Information about an emergency warning is received. When the emergency warning condition is determined not to have occurred, the display power mode is determined based on the selection of the viewer. When the emergency warning condition is determined to have occurred, the display power mode is automatically changed to the... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090201273 - Display module: A display module includes a substrate. The substrate has a plurality of pixels, a signal line, a current supply line, and a data driving circuit. The pixel includes an emitting device and an active device, wherein the emitting device include a first electrode layer, an organic emitting layer formed on... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090201276 - Driving method of a plasma display device and a plasma display device: At an on-cell reset, a positive ramp wave of an ultimate voltage, which is larger than a maximum voltage of a sustain pulse, and smaller than an ultimate voltage of a positive ramp wave applied to a Y electrode at an all-cell reset, is applied to the Y electrode to... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201275 - Gamma voltage generator, method of generating gamma voltage, and organic light emitting display using the same: A gamma voltage generator capable of displaying linear gray levels at low gray levels. The gamma voltage generator includes a ladder resistor positioned between an uppermost voltage and a lowermost voltage to output a plurality of voltages, a first gray level voltage selector for outputting one of some voltage values... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090201274 - Timing signal generating circuit, electronic apparatus, display apparatus, image-reception apparatus, and driving method: A timing signal generating device for a matrix-type display apparatus is disclosed, conducive to reduction of power consumption, the matrix-type display apparatus including the timing signal generating device, and a driving method thereof. In at least one embodiment, a timing signal generating apparatus provided in an active-matrix liquid crystal display... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201277 - Transmission signal generating method and related apparatus for a display device: The present invention provides a transmission signal generating method for a display device to compensate channel effect. The transmission signal generating method includes using a plurality of signal amplitudes and a first signal direction to generate a plurality of positive levels, using the plurality of signal amplitudes and a second... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090201280 - Image display system: The present invention provides an image display system that includes a charge pump circuit. The charge pump circuit further includes a first inverter, a first switch, and a capacitor. The first inverter has a first input terminal and a first output terminal. The first input terminal receives a first clock... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090201279 - Plasma display device: Provided is a plasma display device including a plasma display panel having a plurality of first and second electrodes extending in the horizontal direction and a plurality of third electrodes extending in the vertical direction, and first electrode driving circuit substrates to supply voltage to the first electrodes, in which... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090201278 - Unit pixels and active matrix organic light emitting diode displays including the same: A unit pixel of an organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display includes an organic light emitting diode, a driving transistor, a programming transistor, a switching transistor, and a memory capacitor. An active matrix organic light emitting diode (AMOLED) display includes a plurality of the unit pixels. The unit pixels and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090201281 - Active matrix display drive control systems: This invention relates to methods, apparatus, and computer program code for driving an active matrix display, in particular an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display, with reduced power consumption.... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090201282 - Methods of tuning interferometric modulator displays: A method of tuning interferometric modulator display driving is disclosed. In one embodiment, the method comprising applying at least one voltage to an interferometric modulator display element, and while applying the voltage, adjusting a release and an actuation response time for the interferometric modulator. In another embodiment, the release and... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201283 - Source driver of lcd panel: A source driver performs inversion driving of data lines of a liquid crystal panel. For every two adjacent data lines, there are provided a high-side amplifier HAMP which generates a driving voltage of a first polarity and a low-side amplifier LAMP which generates a driving voltage of a second polarity... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090201284 - Liquid crystal display, driver chip and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and the driving method thereof. The LCD includes a timing controller, a plurality of driver chips and a display panel. The driver chips are cascaded together for driving the display panel to display frames. A driver chip includes a differential receiver, a single-ended receiver, a shift... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090201286 - Light emitting period setting method, driving method for display panel, driving method for backlight, light emitting period setting apparatus, semiconductor device, display panel and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a light emitting period setting method for a display panel wherein the peak luminance level is varied through control of a total light emitting period length which is the sum total of period lengths of light emitting periods arranged in a one-field period, including a step of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090201285 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display device: A plasma display driving method capable of displaying a vigorous image having enhanced maximum luminance and contrast. For this purpose, one field is divided into a plurality of sub-fields each including a sustain period. In the sustain period, the number of sustain pulses obtained by multiplying a proportionality factor by... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090201287 - System and method of adaptively filtering parametric data for display: A system and method are provided for accurately rendering one or more parameters on an electronic display without being distractive. The system and method provide for adaptively filtering parametric data prior to rendering images representative of the parametric data on a display. Relatively heavy electronic filtering is applied to the... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090201289 - Method and apparatus for inputting three-dimensional location: Provided are a method and apparatus for inputting a three-dimensional (3D) location. The method determines whether a control signal for moving a pointer existing at a point in a two-dimensional (2D) coordinate plane is a 3D movement signal for moving the pointer into a 3D space; and based on a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090201290 - Methods and systems for scoring multiple time-based assets and events: The methods and systems for scoring multiple time-based assets and events include declaratively playing a first media sequence; and declaratively initiating a second media sequence at a predetermined time prior to an end point of the first media sequence wherein the predetermined time is independent from an amount of time... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090201288 - Rendering 3d computer graphics using 2d computer graphics capabilities: Method for generating and displaying 3D graphic images on the display of a terminal device using 2D graphic environments, where every possible scene is modeled by one or more objects that can be represented by polygons using a suitable modeling method. The geometry of the polygons that correspond to each... Agent: William S. Frommer Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20090201291 - Gating with anatomically varying durations: A method for reconstructing a radioactive emission image of an overall volume having first and second volumetric regions, each volumetric region having respectively independent dynamic characteristics. The method comprises the following steps: a) obtaining radioactive emissions from the overall volume, including the volumetric regions, b) reconstructing an initial radioactive emission... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090201292 - Three-dimensional processor and method for controlling display of three-dimensional data in the three-dimensional processor: A method is provided for controlling display of three-dimensional data in a three-dimensional processor that processes three-dimensional data indicating three-dimensional position coordinates of each point on a surface of an object to be measured, the three-dimensional data being obtained by projecting measurement light onto the object and receiving measurement light... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090201293 - System for providing strategies for increasing efficiency of data centers: A system is described for providing strategies for increasing the efficiency of data centers. The system may include a memory, an interface, and a processor. The memory may store a historical dataset, a profile and an initial configuration of a data center. The interface may communicate with a user. The... Agent: Accenture Chicago 28164 Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090201294 - Systems and processes for transforming and displaying accounting and financial information: Embodiments of the invention can provide systems and processes for transforming and displaying accounting and financial information. One embodiment relates to the selection, or creation, and use of graphical symbols to represent the flow of cash in an organization, with the size of the graphical symbols presented approximately to scale.... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20090201295 - Associative fillet: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture provide the ability to update a filleted curve in a computer graphics application. A drawing having a first input curve and a second input curve is displayed. The first and second input curves are selected. A fillet curve is calculated, created, and displayed... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP

20090201296 - Image processing method, recording medium storing program thereof and image processing apparatus: This ground tint image generating routine sets an arrangement area where a plurality of character strings are arranged, sets an arrangement start line of a character string at least within the arrangement area (S100), arranges a plurality of character strings from a start position of the arrangement start line in... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090201297 - Electronic device with animated character and method: An electronic device may display an animated character on a display and, when presence of a user is detected, the character may appear to react to the user. The character may be a representation of a person, an animal or other object. Ascertaining when the user is looking at the... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090201298 - System and method for creating computer animation with graphical user interface featuring storyboards: Systems, methods, and computer readable media for customizing a computer animation. A custom animation platform prepares a storyboard including at least one customizable storyboard item and one or more replacement storyboard items configured to replace the customizable storyboard item. Then, the custom animation platform sends the storyboard and the replacement... Agent: Patent Office Of Dr. Chung S. Park

20090201299 - Pack avatar for shared inventory in a virtual universe: Generally speaking, systems, methods and media for providing a pack avatar for sharing inventory in a virtual universe are disclosed. Embodiments of a method may include receiving a request to create a pack avatar carrying one or more shared inventory items in a virtual universe and creating a pack avatar... Agent: Ibm Corporation (jss) C/o Schubert Osterrieder & Nickelson PLLC

20090201301 - Integrated front light solution: An integrated illumination apparatus includes a light injection portion having a first end for receiving light from a light source. The light injection portion includes material that supports propagation of said light along the length of the light injection portion. Turning microstructure is disposed on a first side of the... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201300 - Method for increasing operation speed in virtual three dimensional (3d) application and operational method thereof: The present invention relates to a method for increasing operation speed in virtual three dimensional (3D) application and an operational method thereof. The method includes the steps of: providing a display frame, which includes a plurality of scan lines; dividing the display frame into at least one first area and... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090201302 - Graphics rendering on a network on chip: Graphics rendering on a network on chip (‘NOC’) including receiving, in the geometry processor, a representation of an object to be rendered; converting, by the geometry processor, the representation of the object to two dimensional primitives; sending, by the geometry processor, the primitives to the plurality of scan converters; converting,... Agent: Ibm (roc-blf)

20090201303 - Multi-user multi-gpu render server apparatus and methods: The invention provides, in some aspects, a system for rendering images, the system having one or more client digital data processors and a server digital data processor in communications coupling with the one or more client digital data processors, the server digital data processor having one or more graphics processing... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20090201304 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, information processing method and program: A detecting section which detects a carrier wave near the receiving section, a switching control section which controls a switching section so as to, when the detecting section detects the carrier wave, switch connecting destination of the first storage section into the receiving section, and when the detecting section does... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201305 - Electronic system and method for selectively allowing access to a shared memory: An electronic system, an integrated circuit and a method for display are disclosed. The electronic system contains a first device, a memory and a video/audio compression/decompression device such as a decoder/encoder. The electronic system is configured to allow the first device and the video/audio compression/decompression device to share the memory.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20090201306 - Method for reducing framebuffer memory accesses: A method and electronic device employing a method of reducing memory accesses during the readout of a scanline of a frame buffer is provided, which includes reading out a series of bits on the scanline corresponding to a series of regions of pixels of the scanline, entering a default pixel... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20090201308 - Method for setting operating parameters of a data processing system: A method is disclosed for setting operating parameters of a data processing system having at least one display device. In at least one embodiment, the method includes providing a graphic parameter file which specifies at least one geometric parameter of a graphic element displayable on the display device; providing a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

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20090201309 - System for accurately and precisely representing image color information: A method and system for accurate and precise representation of color for still and moving images, particularly sequences of digitized color images. Spectral and/or extended dynamic range information is retained as images are captured, processed, and presented during color adjustment. Using this extra spectral information, various methodologies for further presenting... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20090201310 - Adjusting color attribute of an image in a non-uniform way: Some embodiments of the invention provide an image-editing process that non-uniformly adjusts at least one particular color attribute (e.g., saturation level) of pixels in an image. Specifically, the image-editing process of these embodiments uniformly adjusts the particular color attribute of pixels with a first set of values and non-uniformly adjusts... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090201311 - Electronic manifest of underground facility locate marks: Methods and apparatus for generating a searchable electronic record of a locate operation in which one or more physical locate marks are applied by a technician to indentify a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. A digital image of a geographic area... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090201312 - Video/graphics port adapter and method thereof: A mode of operation of an information handling system is determined based upon configuration information received at a video/graphics port of the information handling system. In response to determining the mode of operation is a first mode of operation, information is provided from the first video/graphics port that represents only... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP

20090201313 - Electronic devices that pan/zoom displayed sub-area within video frames in response to movement therein: An electronic device can include a display and a controller. The controller identifies a location within a displayable area of video frames which has movement, and controls panning/zooming of a sub-area within the video frames that is displayed on the display in response to the identified location of the movement.... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20090201314 - Image display apparatus, image display method, program, and record medium: An image display apparatus is disclosed. The image display apparatus includes a detection section, an image forming section, and a display process section. The detection section detects a user's watching state. The image forming section that forms a display image which is displayed on a screen based on a plurality... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090201315 - Diagnostic support device and diagnostic support system: A diagnostic support device supports a diagnosis of a display state of a composite image displayed on a display device that is arranged to display a composite image obtained by combining a plurality of composite target images corresponding to pieces of information supplied from respective devices mounted on a vehicle,... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090201316 - Image application performance optimization: Some embodiments provide a method for displaying one or more versions of an image. The method provides a display area and provides a scaling tool that can select a first portion of a first version of an image to scale and can display a scaled second portion of a second... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090201317 - Display device: The present invention reduces moving image blurring while suppressing the lowering of brightness, lowering of contrast and the increase of electricity necessary for light emission. A display device includes a first gradation voltage generation circuit which generates a first gradation voltage based on gradations of display data amounting to 1... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090201318 - Multi-level stochastic dithering with noise mitigation via sequential template averaging: Displays, and methods of displaying images with the displays, which have quantized display characteristics for each of the pixels are disclosed. The displays and methods relate to both spatially and temporally dithering images so that the effective resolution of the display is higher than the result of the native spatial... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090201319 - Plasma display panel drive method and plasma display panel device: The aim is to improve the display capability of a PDP at lower gray scale levels by driving the PDP in a manner to adjust the luminance of Gray Scale 1 to an appropriate level. According to the drive method, one TV field is divided into a plurality of subfields... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20090201320 - Temporal filtering of video signals: A process for reducing noise and temporal artifacts (e.g. walking LEDs) on a dual modulation display system by applying temporal filtering to rear modulation signals of a sequence of video frames. Flare and dimming rates are calculated for a current frame in the video. If a flare rate threshold is... Agent: Dolby Labratories Inc.

  
08/06/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20090195479 - Output device and wearable display: A headphone (3) includes a pad (31) which is brought into contact with a human head, an enclosure (32) which outputs an audio, and a dome (33) as means for adjusting quality of the audio output by resonating or absorbing the sound wave emitted from the enclosure. The dome (33)... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090195480 - Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including a pixel array section; and a driving section; the pixel array section including a plurality of scanning lines extending along the direction of a row, a plurality of signal lines extending along the direction of a column, a plurality of pixels disposed in... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090195481 - Display device: A color display device includes a display area where a non-rectangular display range is determined. Pixels of which a display color is set to a mixed color formed by adjusting brightness of sub-pixels having a plurality of different single-colors are arranged within the display area. In addition, parts of the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090195482 - Pdp driver and semiconductor integrated circuit for driving pdp: A PDP-driving semiconductor integrated circuit includes a plurality of PDP drivers each for converting an input signal into a high-voltage pulse having an amplitude greater than that of the input signal and outputting the high-voltage pulse. The PDP-driving semiconductor integrated circuit has a function of performing sequential operation in which... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090195485 - Organic light emitting diode display: An OLED display that is enhanced in mechanical strength by improving a structure of a bezel supporting a panel assembly. The OLED display includes a panel assembly that includes a display region, a pad region, and a plurality of OLEDs arranged in the display region and a bezel coupled to... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090195484 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display and a driving method thereof. The organic light emitting display includes a display unit for emitting light in response to a current flowing through the display unit from a first power supply to a second power supply. The current corresponds to a data signal and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090195483 - Using standard current curves to correct non-uniformity in active matrix emissive displays: A plurality of gray level versus OLED current curves are generated by measuring many OLED panels from a stable manufacturing process, and those curves are stored as standard gray level versus OLED current curves. When a new OLED display is manufactured from the process, each of its sub-pixels is characterized... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090195486 - Systems and methods for color control of display devices: Various methods, systems, and apparatus for implementing aspects of color control in display devices are disclosed. One such method includes measuring an input/output profile of a display, then applying a mathematical model to the display's measured profile to generate color control tables. One such method may include tracking a first... Agent: Barcelo & Harrison, LLP

20090195487 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a plurality of pixels, each including first and second subpixels. When a predetermined grayscale tone is displayed continuously through four or more consecutive even number of vertical scanning periods, the first and second subpixels have different luminances in at... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090195488 - Liquid crystal display: A segmented-pixel liquid crystal display has a plurality of pixels of which each has three sub-pixels 10a-10c, namely one middle and two side sub-pixels, arranged next to one another in the column or row direction. The sub-pixels 10a-10c have different brightness levels when the pixel as a whole is in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090195489 - Thin film transistor substrate having high aperture ratio and method of manufacturing same: An exemplary TFT substrate (200) includes a plurality of first gate lines (218), a plurality of second gate lines (259), a plurality of data lines (238), a plurality of first pixel electrodes (254) and second pixel electrodes (255), and a plurality of first TFTs (201) and second TFTs (203). Each... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090195490 - Driving method for display device: A liquid crystal display includes pixels each having an switching element, drain drivers and gate drivers for operating the switching elements and the pixels, and drain lines and gate lines supplying signals from the drain drivers and the gate drivers to the switching elements being formed on one of a... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith Hazel & Thomas LLP

20090195491 - Multi-domain display device: There is a problem inherent in a multi-domain display device having a configuration in which a plurality of domains are formed in one pixel or one sub-pixel, in that a resolving power beyond the size of a unit pixel or a unit sub-pixel cannot be obtained. Provided is a multi-domain... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090195492 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device used in miniaturized portable equipment which adopts dot inversion in performing a display and adopts frame inversion in driving the liquid crystal display device thus acquiring favorable display quality with low power consumption is provided. In a liquid crystal display device which includes a liquid... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090195493 - Image display method and apparatus: An image display method and apparatus for generating display data from predetermined high-order bits of original image data, the display data reflecting an error of low-order bits in the original image data. The display data is used to drive each of pixels arranged in line and column directions. The high-order... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090195494 - Liquid-crystal display device and its manufacturing method: A liquid-crystal display device comprises; a display panel having a matrix array of pixel dots in red, green or blue color; a surface illuminant device that has white-light LEDs as light sources; one or more driver ICs, each of which includes three converter circuits respectively for the red, the green... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090195495 - Lcd with sub-pixels rearrangement: An LCD includes a display panel, a source driver, a gate driver, a timing controller, and a data converter. The display panel includes a plurality of pixel units, and each pixel unit has three sub-pixels. Each pixel is driven according to one or two data lines. The sub-pixels of the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090195496 - Information display having separate and detachable units: An information display has an information carrier including a storable display panel separate from a processing unit including a battery, and where there is a need to perform a process such as updating or manipulating information displayed on the display panel, it is possible to perform a desired process by... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090195497 - Gesture-based power management of a wearable portable electronic device with display: Methods and systems for providing gesture-based power management for a wearable portable electronic device with display are described. An inertial sensor is calibrated to a reference orientation relative to gravity. Motion of the portable device is tracked with respect to the reference orientation, and the display is enabled when the... Agent: Strategic Patent Group, P.C.

20090195498 - Signal generator providing isi scaling to touchstone files: A device and method for producing Inter Symbol Interference (ISI) scaling of S-Parameter Touchstone files for the generation of ISI scaling effects on serial data patterns by direct digital synthesis is described. The features of the present invention allow user to set parameters such as data rate, voltage amplitude, encoding... Agent: William K. Bucher Tektronix, Inc.

20090195501 - Handheld pointing device, pointing method thereof and method for improving static drift: The invention discloses a handheld pointing device, a pointing method thereof and method for improving static drift. The handheld pointing device includes a first piezoelectric vibrating gyro element, a second piezoelectric vibrating gyro element and a processing unit. The processing unit is coupled to the first and second piezoelectric vibrating... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090195499 - Optically based input mechanism for a handheld electronic communication device: Handheld electronic communication device is presented and includes a body with a display screen and an optically based user input device. The optically based user input device is a light-transmissive tubular member. The light-transmissive tubular member has an exposed surface and an image sensor. The handheld electronic communication device further... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090195500 - System and method for determining coordinates: A coordinate determining system is disclosed. The coordinate determining system comprises an image capturing module, a dividing module, a determining module, and a converting module. The image capturing module is used for capturing a plurality of images corresponding to the screen. The dividing module is used for dividing an overlapping... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090195502 - Pointing device: A pointing device is communicated with a computer system for controlling movement of a cursor shown on a display screen of the computer system. The pointing device includes a housing and a scroll wheel assembly. The housing has an opening therein. The scroll wheel assembly is positioned within the opening... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090195505 - Motion estimation device and power saving method thereof: A power saving method for a motion estimation device which has a fixed sampling period and includes a light source illuminating with an adjustable emitting cycle to provide the needed light for the motion estimation device during capturing images. The power saving method includes: capturing a first image at a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090195504 - Optical pointing device: An optical pointing device includes a light source, a light beam splitter, an image sensor and a lens. The light source provides an illumination light beam. The light beam splitter is disposed on a transmission path of the illumination light beam and configured for splitting the illumination light beam into... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090195503 - Reporting optical tracking data based on integrated resolution switching and surface detection: An integrated resolution switching surface detection system for an optical navigation device. The integrated resolution switching surface detection system includes a resolution switching engine, a surface detection engine, and a navigation engine. The resolution switching engine sets a resolution status based on a motion speed of a tracking surface relative... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20090195506 - Dynamic soft keyboard: In accordance with one or more aspects of a dynamic soft keyboard, a user input is received via a soft keyboard having multiple keys. Information describing a current input environment for the soft keyboard is obtained, and a determination is made as to which one or more keys of the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090195507 - Keyboard and electronic equipment: A keyboard includes a plurality of key row holders each supporting a plurality of key elements constituting each of the plurality of key rows, a support shaft placed to be rotatable about an axial center and support the plurality of key row holders arranged to intersect the axial center, an... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090195508 - Portable electronic device with keyboard: A keyboard for a handheld electronic device having a row of alphanumeric keys, each alphanumeric key having a plurality of associated alphanumeric characters. A plurality of alphanumeric keys located on a left side of the vertical centerline of the keyboard are rotated counter-clockwise and a plurality of alphanumeric keys located... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090195510 - Ergonomic user interface for hand held devices: A user interface for a hand held electronic device, such as a cell phone, provides multiple touch sensate feature functions. In one embodiment, the user interface may include a plurality of touch sensitive keys arranged contiguously with an outermost first subset of the plurality of touch sensitive keys symmetrically forming... Agent: Mcguirewoods, LLP

20090195509 - Narrow angular keyboard for a handheld mobile communication device: Handheld wireless communication device is presented and includes a housing with a display above a keyboard exposed for user actuation. The length of the device is greater than the width, and the width is less than five centimeters. The keyboard has a right-hand key field and a left hand key... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090195514 - Controller user interface for a catheter lab intravascular ultrasound system: A touchpad controller for a componentized intravascular ultrasound system is disclosed for acquisition and display of intravascular information in a catheter lab environment. The system includes a patient interface module (PIM) adapted to hold a catheter having an imaging probe located near a distal end, a control panel, a monitor... Agent: Leydig, Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090195513 - Interactive multimedia control module: An interactive control module communicates with one or more portable electronic devices to control the portable electronic devices. The interactive control module includes a touch screen display that displays a virtual image of the portable electronic device. A user enters a command into the touch screen display by touching a... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20090195515 - Method for providing ui capable of detecting a plurality of forms of touch on menus or background and multimedia device using the same: A method of providing a user interface (UI) and a multimedia device on a touch screen, the method including: detecting a first form of touch or a second form of touch on a menu or on a background of the touch screen; and performing a first operation if the first... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20090195511 - Touch sensitive display employing an soi substrate and integrated sensing circuitry: Methods and apparatus for producing a touch sensitive LCD employing a semiconductor on glass (SiOG) structure provide for: a glass or glass-ceramic substrate; a single crystal semiconductor layer bonded to the glass or glass-ceramic substrate; display circuitry including a plurality of thin-film transistors disposed on the single crystal semiconductor layer... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20090195512 - Touch sensitive display with tactile feedback: A mobile communication device may include logic configured to receive input on a touch sensitive surface of a device and heat a substance to produce an expansion of the substance in response to the received input, where the expansion of the substance provides tactile feedback to a user indicating that... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090195516 - Sensing structure of a display: A sensing structure includes a display module, a sensing unit, and a chip. The display module includes an active area. The sensing unit is disposed on the display module and overlaps at least part of the active area. The chip is disposed on the display module and outside the active... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090195518 - Method and apparatus for detecting lift off on a touchscreen: A composite touchscreen incorporates acoustic pulse recognition sensing and capacitive sensing technology. The hybrid screen incorporates the advantages of each technology while minimizing the drawbacks. When such a screen is incorporated in a gaming device specialized gestures and functions can be implemented that enhance the interface, the range of games,... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP - Igt Attn: Igt

20090195517 - Method for determining the locations of at least two impacts: A method for determining the locations of at least two impacts F1 and F2 on a surface using one or more sensors Si, i=1 to n, with n being the number of sensors, and the impacts F1 and F2 generating a signal being sensed by the one or more sensors,... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090195519 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus comprises a display module, a control module and a scroll wheel module. The display module is used to display a digital image. The control module is connected to the display module for controlling the display module and conducting image processing. The scroll wheel module is connected... Agent: Raymond Sun

20090195522 - Drive circuit of display panel and display apparatus: A drive circuit for driving a display panel having wirings and display devices to be connected to the wirings, has a first switch that transits potential of the wirings toward the first potential, a feedback amplifier that maintains the potentials of the wirings at the first potential, and a second... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090195520 - Method for writing data and display apparatus for the same: A method for writing data and a display apparatus using the same are provided. The display apparatus records data to a storage space from which an external device reads the data. According to this, it is possible for the display apparatus to write data, to the display apparatus itself, which... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090195521 - Row driver cell and row driving method for an electroluminescent display: For an electroluminescent display having an electro-luminescent element connected between a column scan line and a row scan line, a row driver cell switches the row scan line to connect to a high voltage input or a low voltage input, or to be floating, and prevents the current consumed by... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090195523 - Electrooptical device and method of fabricating the same: There is disclosed an electrooptical device capable of achieving a large area display by making full use of the size of the substrate. An active matrix substrate acts as a driver portion for the reflection-type electrooptical device. A pixel matrix circuit and logic circuitry are formed on the active matrix... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090195524 - Multimedia system and remote control device thereof: A multimedia system and a remote control device are provided. The multimedia system includes a remote sensor, a wireless transmitter, and a display apparatus. The remote sensor is used for sensing an environmental luminance. The wireless transmitter is used for transmitting a control signal corresponding to the environmental luminance. The... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec

20090195525 - Signal generator producing intersymbol interference effects on serial data: A device and method for generation of Intersymbol interference (ISI) effects on serial data by direct digital synthesis is described. The features of the present invention allow user to set parameters such as data rate, voltage amplitude, encoding scheme etc. as per requirements. An ISI parameter value is selected and... Agent: William K. Bucher Tektronix, Inc.

20090195527 - Display apparatus, driving method for display apparatus and electronic apparatus: A display apparatus, including: a pixel array section; and a driving section; the pixel array section including a plurality of scanning lines disposed along the direction of a row, a plurality of signal lines disposed along the direction of a column, a plurality of pixels disposed in rows and columns... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090195526 - Driver integrated circuit for reducing coupling voltage and liquid crystal display device applying the same: A driver integrated circuit (IC) for driving a panel having pixels controlled by gate lines and data lines is disclosed, including a power circuit for generating a high level voltage and a low level voltage, a timing controller, a source driving circuit controlled by the timing controller to drive the... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20090195528 - Drive circuit of display panel and display apparatus: A drive circuit, which drives a display panel having wirings and display devices to be connected to the wirings, has first driving means that allows a potential of the wirings to transit toward the first potential, second driving means that maintains the potential of the wirings at the first potential,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090195529 - Apparatus and method for controlling driving of liquid crystal display device: The present invention involves a technique of recognizing a demand for displaying a shutdown pattern when driving a liquid crystal panel in an inversion method and converting the inversion method into another inversion method causing no horizontal crosstalk. The present invention is achieved by providing an apparatus for controlling driving... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090195530 - Display drive apparatus, and display apparatus and display drive method thereof: A display drive apparatus performs a display drive of a display panel on the basis of display data and comprises a selection drive section for applying a selection signal to each of display pixels arranged in each row of the display panel, a data drive section for generating a drive... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090195532 - Liquid crystal device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof is presented in which a first liquid crystal cell is provided at one side of the data line, and a second liquid crystal cell is provided at the other side thereof. A first switching part is provided for each first... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090195531 - Liquid crystal display, driver chip and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and the driving method thereof. The LCD includes a timing controller, a plurality of driver chips and a display panel. The driver chips are cascaded together for driving the display panel to display frames. A driver chip includes a differential receiver, a single-ended receiver, a shift... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090195534 - Electro-optical device, method of driving electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes a plurality of unit circuits that are disposed in correspondence with intersections of a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of data lines, a scanning line driving circuit that sequentially selects the plurality of scanning lines, one scanning line being selected for a drive period... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090195533 - High-accuracy multi-channel circuit: A multi-channel circuit includes a first-channel circuit configured to receive a digital input and a second-channel output voltage, and to generate a first-channel output voltage as a function of the received digital input and second-channel output voltage.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090195535 - Methods for fast and memory efficient implementation of transforms: Embodiments of the present invention include a set of processes and systems for implementing a forward weight-adaptive over-complete transform of an image/video frame, an inverse weight-adaptive over-complete transform of an image/video frame, and fast and low-memory processes for performing the forward weight-adaptive over-complete transform, processing coefficients in the transform domain... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090195537 - Graphics remoting architecture: Systems and methods to implement a graphics remoting architecture for rendering graphics images at remote clients are disclosed. In one implementation, when a D3D application hosted on a remote server is used by a remote client, the graphics associated with the D3D application are created and rendered at the remote... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090195538 - Method and system for haptic interaction in augmented reality: The present invention provides an augmented reality system and a method for providing augmented reality therefor, the augmented reality system comprising: a marker detecting unit that receives images for a real environment including markers and detects the markers included in the images; a marker position extracting unit that extracts the... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20090195539 - Method of processing three-dimensional image in mobile device: A processing method of interfacing a 3D image and a camera image is provided. In the processing method, a specific image pattern defined by a user is recognized, the recognized pattern is traced within an image, and a camera image and a 3D image are interfaced based on the tracing... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090195536 - System for three-dimensional rendering of electrical test and measurement signals: The system for three-dimensional rendering of signals has a computer system having acquired, streaming, or previously stored data in its memory representing multiple channels of signals in which each channel has a value which varies over a domain, e.g., time or frequency, and a display coupled to the computer. For... Agent: Kenneth J. Lukacher South Winton Court

20090195540 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: Provided is a shape information storage portion in which shape information, which is information specifying a shape of a solid object, which is a three-dimensional object, can be stored; a placement information storage portion in which placement information, which is one or more pieces of information that can be placed... Agent: Cermak Kenealy Vaidya & Nakajima LLP

20090195541 - Rendering dynamic objects using geometry level-of-detail in a graphics processing unit: The present embodiments provide a system for graphically rendering an object. This system operates first by pre-processing a geometry mesh for the object offline, wherein the geometry mesh is partitioned into a set of patches, and wherein each patch is bounded by a bounding box. The system then builds a... Agent: Pvf -- Rambus, Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming, LLP

20090195542 - Image processing apparatus: In an image processing apparatus using a read buffer, in a case where access request target data is not stored in the read buffer, the read buffer is controlled such that data corresponding to a position having coordinates, which is most distant from a position having coordinates corresponding to the... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090195545 - Facial performance synthesis using deformation driven polynomial displacement maps: Acquisition, modeling, compression, and synthesis of realistic facial deformations using polynomial displacement maps are described. An analysis phase can be included where the relationship between motion capture markers and detailed facial geometry is inferred. A synthesis phase can be included where detailed animated facial geometry is driven by a sparse... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090195546 - Image distribution apparatus, image distribution method, and image distribution program: In order to prevent a duplicate of a still image from being generated, an MFP includes an image obtaining portion to obtain one or more still images, a moving image generating portion to generate a moving image in which the obtained still images are displayed sequentially, and a distribution portion... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090195544 - System and method for blended animation enabling an animated character to aim at any arbitrary point in a virtual space: A method for blended animation by providing a set of animation sequences associated with an animated character model is disclosed. In one embodiment, a geometric representation of a blend space is generated from the set of animation sequences using locator nodes associated with each animation sequence. A subset of animation... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090195543 - Verification of animation in a computing device: Methods and systems of verifying an animation applied in a mobile device may include a timer module that is programmed to time-slice the animation into multiple scenes at predetermined time points along a timeline of the animation. A first capture module is programmed to capture actual data of each scene... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20090195547 - Image signal processing apparatus and image signal processing method: An image signal processing apparatus has an inverse γ-conversion unit for receiving γ-converted video signals and subjecting the video signals to processing for canceling γ-conversion characteristics, and a conversion unit for generating floating point data from fixed point type data which is proportional to luminance as an output from the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090195549 - Color gradient generating method and device: Color gradient generating method and device are provided. The color gradient generating method includes the steps of: setting at least two colors in a color table including a plurality of colors as control points; storing interpolated colors between the control points; calculating a distance of a position, a color of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090195550 - Display device and controlling method thereof: A system and method for controlling a display device includes a display panel, an on-screen display (OSD) system, and a gamma correction circuit. The OSD system includes an input system configured for adjusting a gamma value. The gamma correction circuit is configured for receiving a plurality of original grays, and... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090195548 - Method and apparatus for improved display of digital mammographic images: A method and apparatus for improved display of digital mammographic images, which include at least two mammograms that represent different orientation views on a display. It is intended that a place on a mammographic image of a first orientation view and a correspondence strip (4) on a mammographic image of... Agent: Peter Vogel Ge Healthcare

20090195551 - Systems and methods to achieve preferred imager color reproduction: A method and apparatus for processing image pixel signals having at least two color components in which at least some of the image pixel signals are classified into a plurality of classifications and transformed by a transform function associated with the classifications.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090195552 - Methods of and apparatus for processing computer graphics: m

20090195554 - Display device: A display device and a displaying method implemented by the same are provided. The display device includes a first memory module, an identification device, a display screen, and a processing module. The processing module is electrically connected to the first memory module, the identification device, and the display screen. The... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.

20090195553 - Server-based rasterization of vector graphics: Technologies are described herein for high-performance rasterization of a vector graphic on a server computer. A vector graphic loader receives the vector graphic and generates an intermediate data structure from the vector graphic. A vector graphic renderer receives the intermediate data structure and renders the intermediate data structure to a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090195555 - Methods of and apparatus for processing computer graphics: c

20090195556 - System compositing images from multiple applications: A system compositing images from different applications includes a movie clip based application, an image application, and a compositing application that is in communication with the movie clip based application and the image application. The movie clip based application defines one or more movie clip images for display. The image... Agent: Harman - Brinks Hofer Chicago Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090195557 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An index detection unit (1040) detects the coordinate values of indices in a sensed image sensed by an image sensing device (1020) attached with an orientation sensor (1010). A contribution degree calculation unit (1070) acquires contribution degrees according to a frequency at which the image sensing device (1020) is located... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090195558 - Online image processing methods utilizing user's satisfaction loop: The present invention allows for online image processing. A sample embodiment of the method comprises the steps of determining graphical layers (predetermined graphical layers) and steps (predetermined steps) for creating an image. A substitute layer maybe obtained from a remote User. The predetermined steps may be repeated using predetermined graphical... Agent: Go Daddy Group, Inc.

20090195567 - Color calibrating method, color calibrating circuit and display apparatus: A color calibrating method includes receiving a color signal wherein the color signal is associated with a set of minimum brightness voltages and a set of maximum brightness voltages, analyzing a distribution of the set of the minimum brightness voltages and a voltage distribution of the set of the maximum... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090195562 - Display device and driving method thereof: A driving method for driving a display device is provided. The driving device includes at least a pixel. The pixel has a first, a second, and a third sub-pixels respectively associated with three primary colors. The driving method includes the steps of driving the first, second and third sub-pixels respectively... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090195564 - Driving method in liquid crystal display: A driving method in a liquid crystal display comprises the steps of: (a) receiving a first signal in a first time period; (b) comparing the first signal with a predetermined signal; (c) outputting the predetermined signal when a value of the first signal being smaller than or equal to a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090195561 - Electro-optical device, driving circuit and driving method of the same, and electronic apparatus: A driving circuit of an electro-optical device includes a scanning line driving circuit and a data line driving circuit. When a writing scanning line is selected, the data line driving circuit supplies a data signal of an on or off voltage allocated to a sub-field corresponding to the selection in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090195565 - Liquid crystal display device controlling method, liquid crystal display device, and electronic apparatus: A first gray scale area, and a second gray scale area are set for the liquid crystal display device of the invention. Both of the gray scale areas contain a plurality of gray scale values, and gray scale values in the second gray scale area are larger than those in... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090195563 - Method for driving matrix displays: A method is described for driving matrix displays which are made up of a plurality of lines with individual pixels, which lines are configured as rows and columns, wherein individual lines are driven selectively by rows being activated for a defined row addressing time and an operating current or a... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090195566 - Method of driving electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a method of driving an electrophoretic display device having a display unit including a plurality of pixels in which electrophoretic elements each including electrophoretic particles are disposed between a pixel electrode and a common electrode that face each other. The method includes: forming a gray scale image... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090195560 - Method of driving plasma display panel and plasma display device: The present invention provides a method of driving a plasma display panel that displays an image with high brightness, high contrast, and high display quality by stabilizing selective initializing operation. To realize it, a plurality of subfields each having a setup period, an address period, and a sustain period are... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090195568 - Methods for driving electro-optic displays: A bistable electro-optic display having a plurality of pixels each of which is capable of displaying at least three optical states, including two extreme optical states, is driven by the method comprising a first drive scheme capable of effecting transitions between all of the gray levels which can be displayed... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20090195559 - Optical correction for high uniformity panel lights: A display has a spatial light modulator (10) for dynamically controlling a luminance of each pixel according to an input signal, the spatial light modulator having a non uniform spatial characteristic, the display also having an optical filter (20) having a spatial pattern to alter the luminance to compensate at... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090195569 - Method of driving a display: The control operation further comprises, performing frame mixing comprising providing said driver data as either representing said first mapped data or an increment thereof. The additional bit is, inter alia, used to enable representation of said increment.... Agent: Liu & Liu

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