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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems September class, title,number 09/09

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20090237324 - Dual display module and display apparatus having the same: A dual display module having a first display panel and a second display panel, the dual display module including a bezel arranged between the first display panel and the second display panel, and having a penetration area between the first display panel and the second display panel; and a supporting... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090237326 - Data processing apparatus which transmits data for display to external display device, data output method, and data ouptut program: In order to easily display data on a display device, an MFP connected to a plurality of television conference terminal devices each displaying data stores device information in an HDD for a respective one of the television conference terminal devices, to store a format in which the corresponding terminal device... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090237325 - System for clustering displays of display devices: A method and system for clustering displays is disclosed. The system includes a master display device and one or more slave display devices. The master display device includes a virtual frame buffer configured to store pixel data of content to be displayed on a display cluster. The display cluster id... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090237327 - Method for generating signal to display three-dimensional (3d) image and image display apparatus using the same: A method for generating a signal to display a three-dimensional (3D) image, and an image display apparatus using the same are disclosed. The method includes receiving a first synchronization signal, generating a second synchronization signal, and generating an output signal. Therefore, a user may satisfactorily view a 3D image regardless... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090237328 - Mobile virtual and augmented reality system: A user can create “virtual graffiti” (203)” that will be left for a particular device to view as part of an augmented reality scene. The virtual graffiti will be assigned to a particular physical location or a part of an object that can be mobile. The virtual graffiti is then... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090237329 - Display device: A display device includes a plurality of shift register sections, each being configured to sequentially generate a sampling pulse for writing a video signal into a pixel, wherein each of the plurality of shift register sections includes an even number of shift registers, and wherein one sampling pulse is generated... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090237331 - Plasma display device: A drive circuit for a plasma display device has a capacitance C1 connected between a high potential side terminal of a scan driver and a low potential side terminal thereof for applying a predetermined potential to a Y electrode. A with SWY5 clamps a second potential line LN2 connected to... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20090237330 - Plasma display device and plasma-display-panel driving method: In a plasma display device, a period for connecting display electrode pairs to the base potential is disposed between a sustain pulse for generating the final sustain discharge and the previous sustain pulse based on a lighting ratio of the discharge cells in the corresponding subfield, and a voltage for... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090237332 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel for use in a light emitting display capable of being stably initialized without a separate initialization power. An exemplary embodiment of the pixel includes six transistors, a storage capacitor, and an organic light emitting diode OLED. A data signal supplied through a data line is transmitted into the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090237333 - Voltage selection circuit, electrophoretic display apparatus, and electronic device: Provided is a voltage selection circuit for outputting a potential selected from a plurality of input potentials, the voltage selection circuit capable of selectively outputting a first high-level potential being a highest potential, a second high-level potential, or a third high-level potential being a lowest potential from an output terminal... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237334 - Correcting brightness variations in organic electroluminescent panel: An OLED display having a correction circuit for producing corrected image data in response to the first image data and in response to correction data to correct for brightness unevenness due to TFT variations; a memory for storing first image data or correction data; a switch effective in first and... Agent: Raymond L. Owens, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20090237335 - Display device able to operate in low power partial display mode: The display device includes a display cell including liquid crystals and a matrix of electrodes arranged in lines and columns in a closed cavity. The lines and columns define display cell pixels. The display device includes a control circuit for lines and columns for display of data on the display... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, PC

20090237336 - Display method and display device: A display method in a display device having a display area including plural pixels and in which color of each pixel is rewritten only from one color to another color in one image writing process is disclosed. The method includes: displaying plural display items in the display area; specifying a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237337 - Integrated circuit device, electronic apparatus, and method for setting gray scale characteristic data: An electronic apparatus with an electro-optical panel having a plurality of scanning and data lines; an integrated circuit device; a first memory that stores gray scale characteristic data for the electro-optical panel; and a processing section controlling the integrated circuit device and the first memory. The integrated circuit device includes:... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090237338 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof, over-drive correction device and data production method thereof and electronic device: A driving method for a liquid crystal display device and an over-drive correction device, which can perform proper overdrive control in various operating environments. The over-drive correction device includes a dummy liquid crystal unit embedded in the liquid crystal display device, a liquid crystal capacitive sensor to detect a capacitance... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090237339 - Liquid crystal display device based on dot inversion operation: An LCD device based on dot inversion operation is disclosed. The LCD device includes a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of common lines, and a plurality of pixel units. Each pixel unit includes a data switch and a storage capacitor. The data switch of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090237340 - Liquid crystal display module and display system including the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) module and a display system including the LCD module are provided. The LCD module includes a common-voltage adjustment unit which is enabled by interfacing with an external device and thus adjusts a common voltage; a signal control unit which outputs a first reverse signal that... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090237341 - Gate driving module and lcd thereof: A gate driving module drives a display device having a plurality of first switch units. The gate driving module includes a gate driving circuit, a switch controlling circuit, and a plurality of switch sets. The gate driving circuit includes a plurality of first output ends for outputting a plurality of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090237343 - Liquid crystal display: This present invention provides a liquid crystal display (LCD) device in which the sub-pixel is provided with three different voltage levels, so that image quality is improved without the configuration of additional gate lines. The present invention overcomes the reduction of aperture ratio in conventional LCD devices due to the... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090237342 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device which can enhance a numerical aperture is provided. In a so-called IPS-method liquid crystal display device, the pixel electrode is formed of a transparent conductive film having a planar shape which is formed in each pixel region on a first insulation film formed on the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090237344 - Liquid crystal display with infrared detection layer and remote control display system with same: An exemplary liquid crystal display includes a thin film transistor (TFT) substrate, a color filter substrate opposite to the TFT substrate, and a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the TFT substrate. The color filter substrate includes a plurality of color units and a first infrared detection layer arranged between the... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090237345 - Liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display method, display control device, and display control method: An LCD device includes a display unit including pixels having a multi-pixel structure; first and second driving units that drive scanning and signal lines, respectively; an image acquisition unit, and a control unit. Each of the pixels includes first and second pixels, and first and second pixels of pixels are... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090237349 - Display device and light source: A display device in accordance with the present invention includes: a gate driver for carrying out display scanning on pixels sequentially in a first direction of a TFT liquid crystal panel so as to set pixels to display states thereof according to information to be displayed by the pixels in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090237346 - Inverter circuit of driving a lamp and backlight module using the same: An inverter circuit for driving a lamp and a backlight module using the same are provided. The inverter circuit includes a signal generation module, a switching unit, a first capacitor, a transformer and a first detecting module. The signal generation module generates a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal, wherein the... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090237348 - Liquid crystal device driving apparatus and method: According to one embodiment, in an embodiment of the present invention, simultaneous lighting of fluorescent tubes constituting a backlight unit is ensured, and the value of a product is increased. An apparatus of the present invention has a first power supply module which turns on a crystal panel module a... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090237347 - Liquid crystal display and method of displaying thereof: A liquid crystal display includes: a liquid crystal panel; a backlight; an image move speed detection unit that detects the move speed of a display image, which is displayed on the liquid crystal panel; a black insertion percentage setting unit that sets black insertion percentage to produce black display according... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090237351 - Driving method for driving electrophoretic display apparatus, electrophoretic display apparatus, and electronic device: A driving method for driving an electrophoretic display apparatus, which has a display section including a plurality of pixels each having a pixel electrode and a common electrode opposing each other and an electrophoretic element interposed therebetween which includes electrophoretic particles, includes erasing a first image displayed on the display... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090237350 - Electrophoretic display device driving circuit, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display device driving circuit that drives an electrophoretic display device. The electrophoretic display device includes a display unit that includes a plurality of pixels, each of which includes an electrophoretic element, containing electrophoretic particles, that is provided between a pixel electrode and a common electrode that face each... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237352 - Electrophoretic display unit: An electrophoretic display unit includes a first protective substrate, a second protective substrate, and an electrophoretic display panel disposed between the first and second protective substrates. The electrophoretic display panel includes an element board having a display region, an electrophoretic sheet which includes an electrophoretic layer, and a friction-reducing member... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090237353 - Computer display capable of receiving wireless signals: A computer display capable of receiving wireless signals include a computer display provided with an antenna assembly for receiving wireless digital and analog A/V signals; and a female connector provided in the display for connecting the signals received via the antenna assembly to an external demodulating device, which is connected... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090237355 - Head tracking for virtual reality displays: A tracking device for determining position of at least one user relative to a video display has a wearable structure configured to be mounted on a human such a as a headset, eyeglasses or arm bands. The structure has two clusters of light emitting components which are spaced apart from... Agent: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090237354 - Optical apparatus and optical system: An optical apparatus has a projection device that projects a projection image onto a projection area, and a capture device that is arranged so that the position of a principal point of the projection device optically corresponds with that the position of a principal point of the capture device, and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090237357 - Method and cursor-generating device for generating a cursor extension on a screen of an electronic device: A method for generating a cursor extension on a screen of an electronic device includes the steps of detecting presence of at least one touched spot on a touchpad of the electronic device, and deciding whether to generate the cursor extension based on an attribute of the at least one... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090237356 - Optical pointing device: A pointing system uses a hologram or a lenticular image that may be affixed to a pointing device such as a game controller. The hologram may comprise a holographic image and may display a pattern that changes rapidly and predictably as the position of the pointing device changes. The hologram... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090237358 - Computer mouse and method of dynamical data transmission rate management therefor: A computer mouse and a method of dynamical data transmission rate management for the computer mouse are provided. In order to smooth a movement of the cursor in response to the computer mouse, an aspect of dynamical data transmission rate is introduced. Image data is generated as the computer mouse... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090237359 - Method and apparatus for displaying touch screen keyboard: Provided are a method and apparatus for displaying various types of touch screen keyboards at various positions according to an information input condition of a user. The method includes recognizing a point on a touch screen which a reference finger of at least one hand of a user touches, and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090237360 - Virtual key input method: A virtual key input method includes displaying a small virtual key that is marked with at least a first symbol, and displaying a large virtual key that is marked with a plurality of second symbols, that replaces the small virtual key, and that has a size larger than the small... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20090237365 - Display panel and method for manufacturing the same: A display panel and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed. The display panel includes: a first substrate, a touch spacer formed on a first substrate, a second substrate opposing the first substrate, a sensing electrode facing the touch spacer in the second substrate wherein the sensing electrode has... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090237362 - Electronic device including touch sensitive input surface and method of determining user-selected input: A method of determining user-selections from at least one touch at a touch-sensitive input surface of an electronic device includes determining a first user-selection based on touch attributes, detecting changes in the touch attributes including a change in size and a change in the location, and determining a second user-selection... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090237367 - Electronic document reproduction apparatus and reproducing method thereof: The present invention relates to an electronic document reproduction apparatus supporting a preview function upon outputting an electronic book, and a reproducing method thereof. The electronic document reproduction apparatus includes: an input/output unit for outputting contents of an electronic document and receiving a user's instruction from a user; a storage... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090237364 - Feedback-providing keypad for touchscreen devices: Computer-readable media, computerized methods, and a touchscreen device manipulating user-input elements are provided. Generally, manipulation includes identifying a predefined configuration associated with a request received from a user and/or application, deriving configuration settings from the predefined configuration, and transmitting the configuration settings to an electromechanical device that adjusts a portion... Agent: Sprint Communications Company L.p.

20090237371 - Mobile terminal and screen displaying method thereof: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal. Specifically to a mobile terminal including a display including a touchscreen, a sensing unit for sensing an object contacting the touchscreen and the object in near-proximity to the touchscreen, and a controller for controlling information appearing on the display according to the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090237366 - Multi-touch points sensible touch panel and method for controlling the same: A multi-contact points sensible touch panel has a substrate module, multiple infrared (IR) transmitter and multiple IR receivers to provide IR signal being transmitted along different directions. The first transmission direction is orthogonal to the second transmission direction. The third transmission direction intersects the first transmission direction with a first... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20090237363 - Plural temporally overlapping drag and drop operations: Plural temporally overlapping drag and drop operations are performed by binding a first source to a first input and identifying a potential target of the first source. During a duration in which the first source remains bound to the first input, a second operation is initiated as a second source... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090237372 - Portable terminal capable of sensing proximity touch and method for controlling screen in the same: A portable terminal for sensing a touch input, including a direct touch input and a proximity touch input, includes a touch screen configured to receive the touch input via a touching object and responsively displaying at least a first portion of a page and a controller configured to recognize the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090237369 - Touch panel display and method of manufacturing the same: A display having a touch panel capability is provided. The display includes a first substrate and a second substrate opposing each other, a thin-film transistor for pixel driving formed on the first substrate, and a thin-film transistor for touch position detection including a source electrode and a drain electrode formed... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090237370 - Touchpad or touchscreen and control element for a touchpad or touchscreen: A touchpad or touchscreen has a sensitive operating area for setting particular functions. To simplify operation, at least one mechanical control element is arranged above the sensitive operating area, said control element having a trigger which acts on the sensitive operating area to set functions when the control element is... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090237368 - User input apparatus for controlling image display device and method of controlling the image display device by using the user input apparatus: Provided is a user input apparatus for controlling an image display device including: a first input unit receiving an instruction to perform a predetermined function of controlling the image display device when a discontinuous signal is received; a second input unit coupled to the first input unit and receiving an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090237361 - Virtual keyboard based activation and dismissal: A virtual keyboard apparatus and method for forming the virtual keyboard apparatus are provided. The virtual keyboard apparatus may include a touch-sensitive display surface configured to detect a touch signal including at least a finger touch and a palm touch by a hand of a user, and a controller configured... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090237374 - Transparent pressure sensor and method for using: A material (100) includes a transparent matrix (102) comprising at least one polymer material, and a plurality of transparent conducting particles (104) dispersed in the transparent matrix (102). The material (100) may be disposed between an array of conductive intersects to form a transparent piezoresistive sensor (300, 602). A controller... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (mot)

20090237373 - Two way touch-sensitive display: A method performed by a device having a touch-sensitive display may include displaying an image on the touch-sensitive display; detecting a touch on the touch-sensitive display; determining a type of the touch; associating a location of the touch with the image displayed on the touch-sensitive display; and generating a command... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090237375 - Apparatus using waveguide, optical touch panel, and method of fabricating waveguide: An apparatus, an optical touch panel, a waveguide, and a process for producing a double layered waveguide structure are provided. The apparatus includes a waveguide having a plurality of transmission waveguide elements and a plurality of reception waveguide elements; a light source coupled to the waveguide; a light detector coupled... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20090237376 - Optical position sensing system and optical position sensor assembly with convex imaging window: 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 imaging window on a first side and... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090237377 - Electronic device, handheld device and stylus: An electronic device having a device case, a first electrode, and a modular accessory is provided. The first electrode is located in the device case. The modular accessory is removably assembled to the device case, and includes an accessory case, a second electrode, and a fan. When the accessory case... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090237379 - Automatically conforming the orientation of a display signal to the rotational position of a display device receiving the display signal: An add-on module is described. The add-on module is comprised of an attachment mechanism, an orientation detection subsystem, and a communication subsystem. The attachment mechanism is adapted to be usable by an end user of a display device to directly attach the add-on module to the display device. The orientation... Agent: Steven D. Lawrenz

20090237378 - Display device and driving method thereof: In one embodiment of the present invention, a driving TFT, a switching TFT, and an organic EL element are provided in series on a first path which connects a power source line and a common cathode. The switching TFT is provided on a second path which connects a node between... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237380 - Optical modulation apparatus: An optical modulation apparatus includes a light irradiation section, a plurality of rectangular pixel electrodes arranged on two lines separately at regular intervals in such a manner that short sides of adjacent pixel electrodes face each other and drive an optical modulation substance; a driver element is disposed below the... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20090237382 - Display device: A display device includes: first and second photosensors; a reader; a light detector outputting the light amount detected by the photosensors; a first circuit outputting a first signal based on incident light entering the first photosensor; and a second circuit outputting a second signal based on dimmed incident light entering... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237381 - Display device and method for luminance adjustment of display device: Disclosed herein is a display device that displays a desired image on an effective pixel area in which sub-pixels are arranged in a matrix, the display device including: an ambient light sensor configured to be provided in a predetermined sub-pixel in the effective pixel area, the ambient light sensor receiving... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090237383 - Driving circuit for electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, method for driving the same, and electronic apparatus: In an electrophoretic device including a display including pixels with electrophoretic particles between pixel and common electrodes, a pixel-switching element, a memory holding an image signal from the pixel-switching element, and a switch connecting one of first and second control lines to the pixel electrode according to a signal output... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237385 - Display apparatus and power control circuit thereof: In a display apparatus and a power control circuit thereof, the power control circuit includes an image signal input terminal, a resistor-capacitor (RC) filter and a switch. The image signal input terminal is configured for receiving an image signal and providing a waiting-for-processing signal corresponding to the image signal. The... Agent: Portal Ipr Office Chun-ming Shih

20090237384 - Display device and method of automatically powering on and powering off the same: In a method of automatically powering on and powering off a display device, the display device is switchable between a power on mode, where the display device is operable to show an image frame, and a power off mode, where the display device is unable to show an image frame.... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090237386 - Display driver integrated circuit using ping-pong type sample and hold circuit: A display driver integrated circuit using a ping-pong type sample and hold circuit is provided. The display driver integrated circuit includes a data counter, a comparison unit, a gray voltage generation unit, and a sample and hold circuit. The data counter outputs first through n-th gamma data in response to... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20090237388 - Display terminal and computer-readable recording medium recording display terminal program: A display terminal including a nonvolatile display device that retains display of information even if power supply is cut off, a battery that supplies power to the nonvolatile display device, a display control device that causes the nonvolatile display device to display charging prospective information serving as a prospect of... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090237387 - Low-flickering display device: A display device includes a pixel electrode; a transistor for supplying a driving voltage to the electrode pixel; and a gate-line driver circuit for providing a gate voltage to the transistor and inversely driving a driving voltage supplied to the electrode pixel via the transistor. The gate voltage has different... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090237390 - Display device: A light emitting element has a property in which a current value is varied due to a change in temperature. A display device has a temperature compensation function in order to suppress the variation in current value dues to the change in temperature. The temperature compensation function, which is essential... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090237389 - Picture displaying method and apparatus of a personal information terminal: The present invention relates to method and apparatus of displaying a picture if a personal information terminal is in power-off mode or in nonuse state when an external AC power is being supplied. The present picture displaying apparatus embedded in a personal information terminal comprises a power supplier for receiving... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090237391 - Display controller, display device, display system, and method for controlling display device: A display controller is capable of changing a refresh rate, indicative of how often a screen displayed on a display device having a plurality of pixels is switched, between a low refresh rate of 40 Hz and a normal refresh rate of 60 Hz and generates (i) a dot clock... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237395 - Display device and method for transmitting clock signal during blank period: A display device includes a data line, a timing controller configured to apply a transmission signal corresponding to data bits to a data line during an active period in which the data bits are transmitted and apply a transmission clock signal to the data line during a blank period in... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20090237394 - Display driving circuit including output circuit having test circuit and test method thereof: A display driving circuit includes an amplifier circuit including an output stage including first and second MOS transistors which are complementary to each other to perform a push-pull operation, an output terminal, a switch element provided between an output end of the output stage and the output terminal, and a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090237392 - Electrophoretic display device driving method, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: A method for driving an electrophoretic display device that is provided with a display unit having a plurality of pixels in each of which an electrophoretic element containing a plurality of electrophoretic particles is sandwiched between a pixel electrode and a common electrode that face each other is provided. The... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237393 - Electrophoretic display device driving method, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: A method for driving an electrophoretic display device that is provided with a display unit having a pixel is provided. The pixel of the electrophoretic display device has a pixel electrode, a common electrode, an electrophoretic element containing a plurality of electrophoretic particles, the electrophoretic element being located between the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090237397 - Apparatus and method for searching for 3-dimensional shapes: Disclosed herein is an apparatus and method for searching for 3-dimensional shapes. The apparatus includes, an input means, an acquisition module, a storage means, a comparison and search module, an output means, and control means. The input means receives 3-dimensional image data. The acquisition module acquires a 2-dimensional image data... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090237398 - Determining a node path through a node graph: Determining a node path through a node graph includes modifying the node graph in accordance with a predetermined platform performance, performing a path finding process through the node graph to obtain the node path, determining if the platform performance has changed, adjusting the node graph to compensate for a change... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090237396 - System and method for correlating and synchronizing a three-dimensional site model and two-dimensional imagery: An imaging system includes a 3D database for storing data relating to three-dimensional site model images having a vantage point position and orientation when displayed. A 2D database stores data relating to a two-dimensional image that corresponds to the vantage point position and orientation for the three-dimensional site model image.... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090237399 - Computer aided design method for enhancement of local refinement trough t-splines: One embodiment of the present technology provides a the method comprises the steps of: Converting B-spline networks to T-splines, Converting NURBS into T-spline surfaces, Adding control points to local regions, Scaling or optimizing weights across the mesh, and merging between NURBS and T-spline surfaces. The technology overcame some of the... Agent: Edmar M. Amaya

20090237400 - Efficient geometric tessellation and displacement: Methods and computer-storage media are provided for rendering three-dimensional (3D) graphics by tessellating objects using novel structures and algorithms. Rendering utilizing “patches,” configurable functions that include a specified number of control points, allows for computation on a per-patch or per-control-point basis, in addition to traditional per-vertex, per-primitive, and per-pixel methods.... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20090237401 - Multi-stage tessellation for graphics rendering: This disclosure describes a multi-stage tessellation technique for tessellating a curve during graphics rendering. In particular, a first tessellation stage tessellates the curve into a first set of line segments that each represents a portion of the curve. A second tessellation stage further tessellates the portion of the curve represented... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090237402 - Method and system for reconstructing a model of an object: The invention relates to a method, system and computer program product for reconstructing a model of an object of projection data advantageously gathered by X-ray imaging. It is characteristic for the invention, that after a point of at least one object of interest from at least two projection images is... Agent: Andrus, Sceales, Starke & Sawall, LLP

20090237403 - Image drawing system, image drawing server, image drawing method, and computer program: An image drawing system, an image drawing server, an image drawing method, and a computer program product that provides a three-dimensional world to a client-terminal. The method includes: providing a viewpoint in the vicinity of an avatar and creating a three-dimensional object; performing a perspective projection of a static object... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20090237405 - Data processing apparatus and data processing method: In a data processing apparatus, a processor of an S88 processing unit comprises: a display unit that displays a diagram including a plurality of figures representing a processing unit and a connecting line representing a processing flow by connecting the plurality of figures together; an editing unit that executes, when... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090237404 - Graphical display for illustrating effectiveness of resource management and resource balancing: A graphical display combines multiple dimensions of information relating to resource allocation and usage by a group of computer systems and sub-systems of the computer systems. The graphical display includes a series of graphics, each indicating resource usage by one of the computer systems. In addition, each graphic has multiple... Agent: Vmware, Inc.

20090237406 - Character rendering system: To facilitate a low-power/power-aware, high-speed, and high-quality/quality-adaptive character rendering process, a character rendering system including a memory, a cache unit, a Bezier curve parallel decomposition module, a transfer controller, a parallel anti-aliasing module, a buffer, and a scan conversion unit is disclosed. The cache unit stores a plurality of Bezier... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090237407 - Leaping iterative composition method of complicated graphic and storage medium having computer program executing the same: A leaping iterative composition method of a complicated graphic and a storage medium having a computer program executing the same are described. First, an initiator and generators are set. After several times of iterating, a transitional object is formed. Then, a leaping recursion is performed based on this transitional object.... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090237408 - Virtual white lines for delimiting planned excavation sites: Methods and apparatus for facilitating detection of a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. A digital image that does not include an aerial image of a geographic area including the dig area is displayed on a display device. Via a user input... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20090237409 - System and method for a fully editable operation in the context of a solver controlled environment: A system, method, and computer program for editing offsets, comprising connecting one or more input curves to a constraint system by constraints; offsetting output curves from said input curves by an operation; and creating a plurality of constraints among said input curves and said output curves; whereby editing said operation... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090237410 - System and method for offset curves with bidirectional constraints: A system, method, and computer program for editing curves having bidirectional offset constraints, comprising selecting a collection of curves having a set of curve end points to perform an operation; and constraining a set of offset end points to said set of curve end points; whereby end constraints for offset... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090237411 - Lightweight three-dimensional display: A computer-implemented imaging process method includes generating a progression of images of a three-dimensional model and saving the images at a determined location, generating mark-up code for displaying image manipulation controls and for permitting display of the progression of images in response to user interaction with the image manipulation controls,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090237412 - Data display system, data relay device, data relay method, data system, sink device, and data read method: A repeater comprises an EDID memory to store a control data and a memory control unit. The memory control unit is configured to make access to the EDID memory to read the control data therefrom, store the read control data into the EDID memory and, when access is made to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090237413 - Screen formation system, screen formation method, and program: A screen formation system includes: a vehicle condition determination processing unit that determines a vehicle condition; a storage device containing, recorded therein, a candidate screen map in which vehicle conditions and candidate screens are interrelated, each candidate screen representing a screen that is highly likely to be shown on a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090237414 - Storage method for gamma value look-up table: A storage method for a gamma value look-up table comprises storing gamma values corresponding to grays exceeding or equaling a 33rd gray in the gamma value look-up table, and calculating gamma values corresponding to a 1st gray to a 32nd gray by a formula.... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090237415 - Anti-phase pulse width modulator: A method and system is disclosed for modifying the pulse width modulation signal frequency for controlling the backlight illumination intensity of a liquid crystal display. The modified pulse width modulation signal frequency is selected to eliminate visible light and dark bands in the liquid crystal display image. The brightness of... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20090237416 - Color processor, color processing method and computer readable medium: The color processor includes: a conversion source color data acquiring part acquiring a conversion source color dataset in a first color space; a color data pair acquiring part acquiring color data pairs each composed of color datasets in the first and second color spaces, the color datasets being used to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090237417 - Apparatus and method for image manipulations for games: Apparatus for image acquiring and modification, comprises: an image acquiring unit for acquiring an image, an image localized modification unit to make a modification to the acquired image in real time at a given locality in the image, a modification storage register for automatically storing the locality, and an interaction... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090237418 - Useability features in on-line delivery of applications: Systems, methods, and computer program products for enhancing useability of on-line delivered applications. Access control is provided by generating and delivering an activation key to a client whenever the client seeks access to an application. A security process, integral to the application, validates the key. With respect to displaying information,... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global

20090237419 - Method and apparatus for evoking perceptions of affordances in virtual environments: Methods and apparatus are provided for evoking perceptions of affordances in a user/virtual environment interface. The method involves recognizing the absence or inadequacy of certain sensory stimuli in the user/virtual environment interface, and then creating sensory stimuli in the virtual environment to substitute for the recognized absent or inadequate sensory... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20090237420 - Automatically conforming the orientation of a display signal to the rotational position of a display device receiving the display signal: An add-on module is described. The add-on module is comprised of an attachment mechanism, an orientation detection subsystem, and a communication subsystem. The attachment mechanism is adapted to be usable by an end user of a display device to directly attach the add-on module to the display device. The orientation... Agent: Steven D. Lawrenz

20090237421 - Mobile terminal and screen displaying method thereof: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal. Specifically to a mobile terminal including a display including a touchscreen, a sensing unit for sensing an object in near-proximity to the touchscreen, a controller for altering an image appearing on the display according to at least one of a duration of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090237422 - Method and apparatus for adjusting the scroll rate of textual media dispayed on a screen: A method of presenting emergency alert textual media data on a display unit includes receiving emergency alert textual media data, storing the received emergency alert textual media data into a memory, superimposing the stored emergency alert textual media data on the display unit at an initial scroll rate, detecting a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090237423 - Display apparatus of adjusting gamma and brightness based on ambient light and its display adjustment method: This invention discloses a display apparatus capable of adjusting gamma and brightness based on ambient light and its display adjustment method. The display apparatus is adjusted to display an image output signal based on an image input signal and the correlated color temperature and brightness of an ambient light. The... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

  
09/17/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20090231233 - Digital photo album: A digital photo album includes, in one embodiment, a digital viewing unit for viewing digital media and a storage location for housing digital media viewable on the digital viewing unit.... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20090231232 - External graphic display adapter for express card computer system: A display adapter for a portable computer includes an interface module for insertion into an input port of the portable computer. A video output connection may be connected to a display device. A graphic controller is in communication with the interface module and the video output connection. The graphic controller... Agent: Alix Yale & Ristas LLP

20090231234 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus wherein the unevenness in intensity between the electrode lines of a plasma display panel is reduced. In a plasma display apparatus, the temperature difference between the output elements of electrode drive circuits of a plurality of electrode groups is determined, and then a control signal, which... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090231236 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a chassis base supporting a plasma display panel. A printed circuit board having a plurality of scan integrated circuits is mounted on the chassis base. Lines of a first flexible printed circuit and of a second flexible printed circuit connect the scan electrodes to the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090231235 - Plasma display module: In a plasma display module, the cost and size of a power supply circuit are reduced. A plasma display module comprising a plasma display panel (1) having an address electrode, which selects the address of a display pixel, a Y-electrode, which selects a display pixel, and an X-electrode which applies... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090231237 - Method for driving plasma display panel: A method for driving a plasma display panel (PDP) that can increase dark contrast without causing erroneous discharges is provided. A unit display period is divided into a plurality of subfields. A reset process and a sustain process are performed in one of the subfields. In the reset process, a... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090231238 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a plasma display module having a plasma display panel provided with a plurality of parallel electrodes, a circuit board for applying a voltage to the electrodes, and a chassis conductor configured to hold the plasma display panel and to which a ground of a circuit... Agent: Panasonic Patent Center

20090231239 - Display device: In a current driving display device, a first operation in which pixel circuits in the odd rows are sequentially scanned to set a current supplied to display elements and a second operation in which pixel circuits in the even rows are sequentially scanned to set a current supplied to display... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090231242 - Electrode layout for a display: The display device (10) comprises an array of rows and columns of pixels. The display device further comprises a plurality of commonly controlled first electrodes (FE) for supplying a common signal (DS1) to each pixel (13), a plurality of commonly controlled second electrodes (SE) for supplying a further common signal... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090231241 - Light emitting display device: A light emitting display device using a drive circuit formed of only unipolar thin film transistors, which suppresses effects of characteristic shifts of transistors, and is applicable to large, high-resolution light emitting displays. The device includes a pixel having an organic EL device (LED) and a drive circuit thereof. In... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090231244 - Mobile terminal and display method thereof: A display unit includes a transparent light emitting element and displaying information on both sides thereof; a sensing unit for detecting the direction in which the screen of the display unit faces; and a controller for determining a placed state of the display unit according to the detected screen direction... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090231240 - Organic electroluminescent element and display device: An organic electroluminescent element comprising an anode and a cathode that form a pair of electrodes, and at least one organic compound layer sandwiched between the pair of electrodes, at least one of the electrodes being transparent or translucent, and the organic compound layer(s) containing, at least one charge-transporting polyester... Agent: Fildes & Outland, P.C.

20090231243 - Organic light-emitting display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: An organic light-emitting display device and a method of manufacturing the same, the organic light-emitting display device including pixels including opposing first and second electrodes, and an intermediate layer disposed between the first and second electrodes. The pixels are divided into red, green, and blue sub-pixels. The intermediate layer has... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20090231245 - Luminance enhancement structure for reflective display devices: The present invention is directed to luminance enhancement structure for reflective display devices. The luminance enhancement structure comprises grooves and columns, wherein said grooves have a triangular cross-section and a top angle, and said grooves and columns are in alternating order and in a continuous form in one direction. The... Agent: Howrey LLP

20090231246 - Organic light emitting display, method for driving the same, and driver therefor: An organic light emitting display includes pixels, each pixel having a transparent transistor, a timing controller to convert predetermined bits of an externally supplied first data into a certain value to generate a second data, and a data driver configured to receive the second data, to generate a data signal... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090231247 - Methods and circuits for self-calibrating controller: The present invention relates to circuits and methods for controlling one or more LEDs or LED drivers. The circuit comprises a programmable decentralized controller coupled to one or more detectors, wherein the one or more detectors are configured to detect one or more measurable parameters of one or more LEDs... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090231248 - Apparatus and methods for configuring the color of a mobile computing device cover: Various embodiments for configuring the color of a mobile computing device cover are described. In one embodiment, a mobile computing device may comprise a cover including a light-emitting diode (LED) array comprising a plurality of light-emitting diodes (LEDs). The mobile computing device may include a processor comprising an application for... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20090231249 - Electronic device and holding device with voltage-regulation color-changing element: An electronic device with at least one voltage-regulation color-changing element has a display section and a housing substantially surrounding the display section. The voltage-regulation color-changing element, which is provided on at least one of the display section and the housing and supplied with a voltage by a voltage source of... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090231250 - Electro-optic device: An electro-optic device includes an electro-optic panel that includes a pixel region having a plurality of pixels arranged at a plurality of intersections where a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of data lines cross each other, a polarity reverser that reverses, at a first frequency, a polarity of... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090231252 - Display apparatus and display system: A display unit displays information without a power supply. An area identifying unit determines whether the display apparatus is inside a permission area where a read of the information displayed on the display unit is permitted. A data controller deletes the information displayed on the display unit or displays other... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20090231255 - Display panel and display device having the panel: A dummy line, which is disposed in a dummy pixel region (2) on the side of a test wiring region (1) and which has a parasitic capacitance effect like that of an adjacent scanning line (Gj) in an effective display region (3), is commonly used as a test switch line... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090231251 - Information display panel: In an information display panel, in which one or more groups of display media having light reflectance and charge characteristic, constituted by at least one group of particles, are sealed between opposed two substrates, at least one substrate being transparent, and, in which the display media, to which an electrostatic... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090231253 - Lcd with the function of eliminating the power-off residual images: An LCD includes a display panel, a power supply, a source driver, and a gate driver. The source driver includes a hysteresis comparator and a level translator. The hysteresis comparator compares a supply voltage provided by the power supply with a reference voltage. The level translator is coupled to an... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090231254 - Liquid crystal display and the fabricating method thereof: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display panel and a method for fabricating the same, wherein the liquid crystal display panel of the present invention comprises a first substrate, a second substrate, and a sealant having a plurality of modifying patterns. In addition, the method of the present... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090231256 - Digital gamma correction system and method: A digital gamma correction system for detecting a brightness of a liquid crystal panel, and correcting a gamma voltage, based on the detected brightness, includes an offset setter for setting the number of detection gray levels and a first detection area, for the detection of the brightness of the liquid... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090231257 - Liquid crystal display device: Provided is a drive circuit low in power consumption and high in display quality for a liquid crystal display device that is used in a small-sized portable device. The liquid crystal display device includes liquid crystal display elements and a liquid crystal driving circuit. The liquid crystal driving circuit is... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC

20090231258 - Liquid crystal driving device: A liquid crystal driving device comprising: a scanning line driving circuit including, for each of scanning lines, a first series circuit having a 1st-PMOSFET/1st-NMOSFET connected in series, both ends thereof connected respectively to points of 1st-potential/2nd-potential, configured to receive at a 1st-PMOSFET's gate a binary signal having two levels not... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20090231259 - Apparatus and method for eliminating image sticking of liquid crystal display: An apparatus and a method for eliminating an image sticking of a liquid crystal display (LCD) are provided. The image sticking occurs when the LCD is turned off. The LCD includes a data driver and a number of pixels coupled to a common voltage. The apparatus includes a voltage detector... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090231260 - Liquid crystal device and method thereof: The invention provides a liquid crystal device and method thereof. Subsequent to applying a first electrical voltage on a liquid crystal to induce a reorientation of the liquid crystal, a second electrical voltage with proper polarity is applied on the liquid crystal to assist the relaxation of the reorientation that... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP

20090231261 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device comprising a liquid crystal display panel 21 having pixels each disposed on an intersection between plural scan lines and plural signal lines, a flexible wiring substrate having mounted thereon a drive IC 24 electrical connected to the liquid crystal display panel 21 for supplying video... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090231262 - Spread spectrum clock generator and display device using the same: A spread spectrum clock generator and a display device having the same are disclosed. The spread spectrum clock generator includes: a spread spectrum clock generating circuit that receives a reference clock and generates a spread spectrum clock; and a modulation control circuit that provides a modulation control signal to the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090231264 - Image display aparatus: An image display apparatus including a liquid crystal display unit having a display surface and rear surface facing a display surface, a light conducting plate having a front surface, a bottom surface facing the front surface, and a side end surface perpendicular to the front surface and the bottom surface,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090231263 - Method for driving a color-sequential display: A method for driving a color-sequential display suitable to reduce the color break-up phenomenon of the color-sequential display is disclosed. The method includes: dividing each sub-frame period into a data-writing period and a backlight turned-on period; within the data-writing period, transmitting a data of first color; during a first duration... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090231265 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device which includes a drive circuit capable of reducing electromagnetic wave noises while performing a high-definition multi-grayscale display is provided. In a liquid crystal display device, low-voltage differential signals divided into a plurality of channels are received by a receiving circuit, display data is recorded in... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090231267 - Driving method of electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: A driving method of an electrophoretic display device, including a pair of substrates with an electrophoretic element which is interposed between the substrates and contains electrophoretic particles, a plurality of pixel electrodes formed at an electrophoretic element side of either one substrate of the pair of substrates, and a common... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090231266 - Electrophoretic display apparatus and operating method thereof: Disclosed are embodiments of an electrophoretic display apparatus and an operating method thereof. According to one or more embodiments, an update voltage compensating for the degradation of an image is applied to a related pixel after a predetermined time interval elapses, when a plurality of images are consecutively displayed on... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090231268 - Electrophoretic display device, method of driving electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display device includes a display unit that is formed so that electrophoretic elements containing electrophoretic particles are held between a pair of substrates. The display unit is formed of a plurality of pixels. Each of the pixels includes a pixel electrode, a pixel switching element, and a latch... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090231270 - Control device for information display, corresponding system, method and program product: The invention concerns a control device for an information display including a video sensor for receiving image information a processor for determining control information within said image information, wherein subsequent data transmission between said control device and said information display is dependent upon the origin of the received image information... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20090231271 - Haptically enabled user interface: A device has a user interface that generates a haptic effect in response to user inputs or gestures. In one embodiment, the device receives an indication that the user is scrolling through a list of elements and an indication that an element is selected. The device determines the scroll rate... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090231269 - Input device, simulated experience method and entertainment system: A retroreflective sheet 32 is provided on the inner surface of a transparent member 44. A belt 40 is attached to the transparent member 44 along the bottom surface thereof in the form of an annular member. An operator inserts middle and annular fingers into the belt 40 in order... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)

20090231273 - Mirror feedback upon physical object selection: A highlighting method and an interaction system (100) include a switchable mirror (110) facing a first side of an item (120) having a second side facing a viewer (130); and a processor (220) configured to perform switching the mirror from a transparent or non-transparent state to a reflective state so... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property And Standards

20090231274 - Tilt roller for control device: A control device includes a roller configured to rotate and tilt; a roller support coupled to the roller, wherein the roller is configured to rotate relative to the roller support; the first hinge disposed adjacent to a first end of the roller support; and a second hinge disposed adjacent to... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090231272 - Virtual hand: a new 3-d haptic interface and system for virtual environments: The present invention discloses a creation of a virtual hand, body part, or tool in a virtual environment, controlled by a new 3-D haptic interface for virtual environments. There is also the provision of a method and arrangement applicable to computer systems for creating a virtual environment, which facilitates a... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20090231275 - Computer mouse peripheral: A computer pointing device including: a base portion with a lower surface adapted for sliding across a work surface, a spine portion, projecting substantially upward from said base portion and having a thumb-engaging surface on a first lateral side of the spine and at least fingertip-engaging surface on a second... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090231276 - System and method for automatically producing haptic events from a digital audio file: In an embodiment, a system and method for automatically converting a plurality of events in a plurality of channels in a structured representation sequence into haptic events. The method comprises calculating an event score for each event of the sequence in one or more channels. The method also comprises calculating... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090231277 - Vector-specific haptic feedback: In one or more embodiments, vector-specific movement can be imparted to a user interface device (UID) to provide vector-specific haptic feedback. In at least some embodiments, this vectored movement can be based on input received by the UID. The input can include information associated with the user's interaction with an... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20090231278 - Gesture based control using three-dimensional information extracted over an extended depth of field: Systems and methods are described for gesture-based control using three-dimensional information extracted over an extended depth of field. The system comprises a plurality of optical detectors coupled to at least one processor. The optical detectors image a body. At least two optical detectors of the plurality of optical detectors comprise... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20090231279 - Noise attenuation in and for computer mice: In or for a computer mouse, an insert which fits inside a mouse cavity that, at the same time, readily accommodates the actuation of mouse buttons while not interfering with other moving parts inside the mouse. Accordingly, the insert would preferably occupy space within the cavity to reduce the free... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20090231280 - Ball mouse: A ball mouse includes a ball, two metallic encoder disks each defining a plurality of through holes, two drive rollers engaged with the ball and transferring motion of the ball to respective encoder disks, two electromagnetic signal generators for generating two electromagnetic signals, and two induced signal generators for generating... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090231281 - Multi-touch virtual keyboard: A computing system includes a display and a sensor to detect multi-touch input at the display. The computing system further includes a processing subsystem operatively connected to the display and the sensor and computer-readable media operatively connected to the processing subsystem and including instructions executable by the processing subsystem. Such... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090231282 - Character selection on a device using offset contact-zone: A mobile device having a housing including a display screen mounted therein as well as a touch-sensitive keyboard and microprocessor is disclosed. The microprocessor is communicatively connected between the display screen and the touch-sensitive keyboard. A program that runs on the microprocessor is also presented. The microprocessor-run program identifies an... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090231283 - Colored morphing apparatus for an electronic device: A user interface (200) for a portable electronic device (100) is configured to transition from a first state to a second state to present a plurality of mode-based user actuation targets to a user. The user interface (200) includes a segmented electro-optical device (407) configured to open and close shutters,... Agent: Philip H. Burrus, Iv

20090231284 - Portable electronic device and program image selecting method: The invention provides a portable electronic device comprising a display unit and an input module. The display unit is for displaying frames. The input module is coupled to the display unit and includes a control unit and a hotkey. The hotkey is for controlling the display unit to display or... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20090231286 - Active touch panel voltage compensation circuit: An active touch panel voltage compensation circuit, which is to improve voltage distribution in the border of an electrode layer of a touch panel, comprises: a power supply unit provides an initial voltage to a plurality of voltage-applying points of the electrode layer. A differential amplifier unit sets a calibration... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090231297 - Display device: The display device has an LCD panel, a light source, and a digitizer disposed on the back surface of the LCD panel. The display device further contains a U-shaped first heat-dissipation plate made of a non-magnetic material. The first heat-dissipation plate is disposed on at least one end of the... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090231292 - Electronic device configured to receive touch sensor: An electronic device includes a main body, a panel mounted on the main body, and a substrate disposed between the main body and the panel. The substrate is configured for carrying touch sensors, and is connected to the panel. The electronic device further includes elastic arms extended from the main... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090231288 - Hand-held electronic device and combined input method thereof: A hand-held electronic device comprising a first touch panel module, a second touch panel module and a central processing unit is provided. The first touch panel module generates a first touch signal when touched, transforms the first touch signal into a first digital voltage and outputs the first digital voltage.... Agent: Chih Feng Yeh Brian M. Mcinnis

20090231298 - Image display system with a touch panel sensing device: The present invention relates to an image display system with a touch panel sensing device, which applied in an electronic device, the touch panel sensing device including a substrate, a black matrix, a first planarizing layer, a conductive metal, vertical and horizontal electrode layers, a second planarization (PLN) layer, and... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090231294 - Image display systems: Image display systems are provided, in which a touch sensing circuit includes at least one voltage storing unit to generate a corresponding voltage when a capacitance variation caused by a touch event occurs. The voltage storing unit includes a first capacitor having a first terminal coupled to an alternating current... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090231285 - Interpreting ambiguous inputs on a touch-screen: A method for interpreting ambiguous click events in relation to click targets on a touch-screen display disposed at respective click target locations includes detecting a touch at a touch location and determining whether the touch location corresponds to a click target location. The method also includes searching for nearby click... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20090231287 - Novel tactile input/output device and system to represent and manipulate computer-generated surfaces: The present invention discloses a tactile input/output device for representing and manipulating computer-generated surfaces. Also disclosed are a novel system and method for implementing the forgoing aspects. In essence, there is provided an intuitive concept of manipulating and editing a computer-generated surface, by employing a combination of traditional input and... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20090231291 - Object-selecting method using a touchpad of an electronic apparatus: An object-selecting method includes detecting presence of a touch spot on a touchpad of an electronic apparatus, determining a set of objects adjacent to a position associated with the touch spot detected in step A), and selecting one of the objects when it is determined that the position of the... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC

20090231289 - Portable personal computer and control method for the same: The invention relates to a portable personal computer that includes a first display, a second display, and an interconnection portion and a method for controlling the displays. The interconnection portion rotationally connects the first display to the second display. The portable personal computer generates corresponding sensor signals according to user-specific... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090231296 - Remote control transmitter: In response to a touch operation performed on an electrostatic touch panel in a liner or curved manner, a controller causes a transmission part to transmit a remote control signal. This structure eliminates the need for pressing operation. Only a touch operation of the electrostatic touch panel for drawing a... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090231290 - System and method for controlling an electronic device: An electronic device includes a display screen and a contact key on a front side and a touch panel on a back side. The electronic device further includes a system configured for controlling the electronic device via contact on the touch panel and contact of the contact key, and displaying... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090231295 - System for classifying gestures: A system for classifying gestures executed by a user on a surface or in a graphical interface comprising a meta-classification module (13) which analyses kinematic and spatial characteristics of an arbitrary gesture undergoing execution and assigns a class of synchronous or asynchronous gestures to this gesture.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20090231299 - Touch control display screen apparatus with a built-in electromagnetic induction layer of wire lattice: A touch control display screen with a built-in electromagnetic induction layer of wire lattice includes at least a display screen and a housing. An induction layer is provided behind the display screen and is connected to the induction collection control circuit by its output. A control circuit of display screen... Agent: J C Patents, Inc.

20090231293 - Touch panel input device and processing execution method: A touch panel input device and a processing execution method eliminates wasteful operations of a user and increases user convenience. If a state determination unit (multiple key press detection unit) detects that multiple operation keys displayed on a touch panel screen were multiply pressed, an operation control unit (first processing... Agent: Alpine/bhgl

20090231302 - Control method, circuit, and electronic system utilizing the same: A control circuit for a touch panel including a capacitor module coupled to a node. The control circuit includes a power supply, a discharging unit, and a compared unit. The power supply provides a voltage to the node. The discharging unit discharges the node. The compared unit generates an output... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090231304 - Display panel and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a touch screen-embedded liquid crystal display panel and a method of manufacturing the same in accordance with one or more embodiments. The touch screen-embedded liquid crystal display panel may include, for example, a transparent first substrate; a second substrate which faces the first substrate; a conductive spacer and... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090231305 - Force imaging input device and system: A force imaging touch pad includes first and second sets of conductive traces separated by a spring membrane. When a force is applied, the spring membrane deforms moving the two sets of traces closer together. The resulting change in mutual capacitance is used to generate an image indicative of the... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090231303 - Input system, input device, and input method: An input system includes an input unit with a touch panel, a plurality of seating regions in which an operator can be seated, each of the seating region having an individual electric characteristic and connected to an electric base, an electric-signal supply unit that supplies an electric signal to the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090231300 - Methods and apparatus for improved electrical connection for touch screen display devices: Systems and techniques for providing an electrical connection for a touch screen display sensor. A substrate is fabricated with vias passing through the substrate, and a suitably thin film conductive coating applied to a touch area. Traces, suitably thick film silver frit traces, are placed on the substrate, with a... Agent: Paul W. Martin

20090231301 - Touch panel and manufacturing method thereof: A touch panel includes a substrate, a resistive layer, a plurality of signal terminals, a conductive circuit layer, an insulation layer and a plurality of signal lines. The substrate has a touch area and a peripheral area. The signal terminals are disposed in the peripheral area and electrically connected to... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090231306 - Expansible stylus and fixing structure for fixing stylus thereof: A stylus includes an expansible structure. A chamber is formed inside the expansible structure. The stylus further includes an inner body installed inside the chamber in a movable manner relative to a first direction for pressing the expansible structure when moving in the first direction so that the expansible structure... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090231307 - Display apparatus for displaying still image with low power consumption and method of displaying still image using the display apparatus: Provided are a display apparatus and a method of displaying a still image. The display apparatus includes: a display panel including a picture plane on which an image is displayed; an e-paper which is spread to cover the screen of the display panel when the image is no longer displayed... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090231308 - Display device and driving method thereof: In one embodiment of the present invention, capacitors are provided in series between the source and gate of a transistor which is a driver TFT. A predetermined voltage is applied to contact of the capacitors in a first period so as to apply a data voltage to the gate of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090231309 - Plasma display panel and plasma display device: In a long-gap discharge using a trigger discharge in a display cell of a PDP having three electrodes (X, Y, A), a technology capable of stably generating the trigger discharge with low power consumption by using a float electrode is provided. In a dielectric layer of the PDP, a long... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090231310 - Gate driver-on-array and method of making the same: A gate driver-on-array structure integrated into a display includes a substrate and a gate driver structure formed thereon. The gate driver structure is disposed in a peripheral region of the substrate. The gate driver structure includes a first layer metal pattern, a second layer metal pattern, and an insulating layer... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090231311 - Scan driver for selectively performing progressive scanning and interlaced scanning and a display using the same: A scan driver that selectively performs progressive scanning and interlaced scanning and a display using the same. The scan driver includes a shift register having a plurality of flip-flops arranged in series, an odd line selection unit having a plurality of NAND gates, and an even line selection unit having... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090231312 - Device substrate and liquid crystal panel: A frame size of a device substrate is reduced without a considerable change of a layout. An element side substrate 10 of a liquid crystal panel includes an element array having display elements 41, and a row control circuit 12 controlling the display elements 41 by a row, formed on... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090231313 - Display apparatus and electronic apparatus: Since the light intensity is detected by the light detection sensor (3) using the thin film transistor formed on the same insulating substrate (1) as that of the display element section (2), such a situation that the scale of the apparatus increases for light intensity detection can be prevented while... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090231314 - Image displaying apparatus and method, and image processing apparatus and method: In an image displaying apparatus including a motion compensated rate converting (FRC) portion, deterioration of image quality is prevented in an image having a high-speed region and a low-speed region mixed. The FRC portion includes a motion vector detecting portion 11e and an interpolation frame generating portion 12b. The motion... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090231315 - Shift register and display driver thereof: A shift register and a display driver thereof are provided. The display driver submitted by the present invention can be directly disposed on a glass substrate of a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel to replace a scan driver commonly used in prior art, so that the cost of the liquid... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090231318 - Column select signal adjusting circuit capable of reducing interference between bit lines and data lines and semiconductor memory device having the same: Disclosed is a column select signal adjusting circuit capable of reducing interference between bit lines and data lines and a semiconductor memory device having the same. The column select signal voltage adjusting circuit includes a driving voltage generating unit for producing a driving voltage when the write signal is activated,... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20090231319 - Differential amplifier and drive circuit of display device using the same: Disclosed is a differential amplifier of the present invention includes a differential pair differentially receiving a signal, a current source connected between a first voltage supply and the differential pair, for driving the differential pair, a current-to-voltage converter circuit receiving output currents of the differential pair and producing first and... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090231317 - Plasma display panel drive method and plasma display device: A plasma display panel is driven by providing a plurality of subfields within one field period, the subfield having an initializing period in which the initializing discharge is generated in a discharge cell by applying a ramp-waveform voltage that is gradually descending to a scan electrode, an address period in... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090231316 - Rollable bi-stable display: A system comprises a rollable sheet (SH) forming a loop. The rollable sheet has a first section (SH1) forming a first optically addressable bi-stable display and a second section (SH2) forming a second optically addressable bi-stable display, the first section (SH1) and the second section (SH2) are electrically isolated. A... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090231320 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device which stops power supply or drive of a device by detecting an abnormality. The plasma display device is provided with a panel section (11) which has an address electrode (14) and performs display based on inputted display data, and a circuit section having an address drive... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090231321 - Source driving circuit of lcd apparatus: A source driver circuit of an LCD apparatus with a small occupied area and low power consumption is disclosed. The source driver circuit comprises a reference voltage circuit, a negative voltage driving DAC, a positive voltage driving DAC, an invert amplifier, a non-invert amplifier and a voltage selector. The reference... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090231322 - Driving method and device for a display: The present invention relates to a driving device for a display and the method thereof for driving a pixel matrix containing N×M pixel units. The driving device for a display comprises: a first vertical driver generating N first vertical driving signals in sequence, each of N first vertical driving signals... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090231323 - Timing controller and method for reducing liquid crystal display operating current: Provided are a timing controller, a liquid crystal display (LCD) driver including the same, and a method of outputting display data, where the timing controller receives a vertical synchronous signal and a data enable signal, generates an internal data enable signal having a period that is longer than the period... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090231326 - Circuit and method for driving, electro-optic device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a driving circuit that drives an electro-optic device by outputting data signals that are subjected to serial-to-parallel conversion into m (m is a natural number greater than or equal to 2) channels through m image signal lines to a plurality of data lines. The driving circuit includes... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090231325 - Display device: In a display device having a video signal drive circuit disposed laterally adjacent to the screen, the frame area is reduced and the vertical line noise at the center of the screen is prevented from appearing. Driver lines are drawn to areas disposed above and below a display area from... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC

20090231324 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device used in miniaturized portable equipment includes a distribution circuit corresponding to a circuit scale of a drive circuit to cope with a high-definition multi-grayscale display. A liquid crystal display device which is constituted of a liquid crystal display element and a liquid crystal drive circuit... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC

20090231330 - Method and system for rendering a three-dimensional scene using a dynamic graphics platform: There is provided a method of rendering a three-dimensional (3D) scene for viewing on a display using a dynamic graphics platform, where the scene is represented by first group of polygons in 3D space. The method includes determining second and third groups of polygons from first group of polygons, where... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20090231327 - Method for visualization of point cloud data: Method for providing a color representation of three-dimensional range data (200) for improved visualization and interpretation. The method also includes selectively determining respective values of the hue (402), saturation (404), and intensity (406) in accordance with a color map (FIG. 5, 6) for mapping the hue, saturation, and intensity to... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Darby & Darby PC

20090231332 - Processing 3d graphics supporting fixed pipeline: Techniques, apparatus and system for processing 3D graphics are provided. A graphics processor includes a fixed pipeline code generator to convert an application programming interface (API) supporting a fixed pipeline into first microcodes, a shader pipeline code generator to convert an API supporting a programmable pipeline into second microcodes, and... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090231329 - Processing graphics data for a stereoscopic display: Processing graphics data for display on a stereoscopic display. In one example embodiment, a method of processing graphics data for display on a stereoscopic display includes several acts. First, a first projection matrix call from a graphics application to a graphics library is intercepted. Next, it is determined that the... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090231333 - Sending three-dimensional images over a network: A benefit is obtained for sending digital information over a network. The digital information is representative of three-dimensional images which include photographic images. The receiving computer renders the images from the received digital information, and a viewer at the receiving computer can interactively choose a viewpoint or perspective to view... Agent: Patent Administrator Testa Hurwiz & Thibeault, LLP

20090231331 - System and method for displaying stereo images: A method for displaying a stereo eye image on a curved surface is disclosed. A mathematical model of a computer generated scene having a vertex may be generated. A mono vertex vector may be calculated normal to the curved surface at the vertex location on the curved surface to a... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.

20090231328 - Virtual web store with product images: A three dimensional web store having product images is created. Three dimensional product images are rendered from manufacturing information instead of the products themselves. The location of all products, advertisements, aisles, signs, and displays is determined for a real world store. The web store is then created using three dimensional... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20090231334 - Method of altering a mesh model using model independent dirichlet parametrization: A method of altering a computer generated mesh model of a design feature by a computer user to improve a feature design process is provided including providing a mesh model; forming a plane; defining an alteration area of the plane; forming a 2D mesh on the plane including a plurality... Agent: Tung & Associates

20090231335 - Prediction of cardiac shape by a motion model: The invention relates to a system (100) for propagating a model mesh based on a first mean model mesh and on a second mean model mesh, the system comprising: a registration unit (110) for computing a registration transformation for registering the first model mesh with the first mean model mesh;... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090231336 - System and method for the digital specification of head shape data for use in developing custom hair pieces: The present invention is a system and method for specifying custom hair pieces using three-dimensional digital acquisition devices. The system and method described herein uses electronic data acquisition techniques to electronically model a customer's head and hair line characteristics and to electronically record specifications for a custom hair piece. The... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090231337 - Method and apparatus for surface inflation using mean curvature constraints: Method and apparatus for the interactive enhancement of 2D art with 3D geometry. A surface inflation tool may be used to create a 3D shape by inflating the surface that interpolates the input boundaries. The surface inflation tool may, for example, obtain a closed 2D boundary as input, triangulate the... Agent: M.h.k.k.g., P.C. / Adobe Systems Incorporated

20090231338 - Method and apparatus for surface inflation using surface normal constraints: Method and apparatus for the interactive enhancement of 2D art with 3D geometry. A surface inflation tool may be used to create a 3D shape by inflating the surface that interpolates the input boundaries. The surface inflation tool may, for example, obtain a closed 2D boundary as input, triangulate the... Agent: M.h.k.k.g., P.C. / Adobe Systems Incorporated

20090231341 - Display of trends and anticipated trends from mitigation: An electronic display (10″) includes a graph representing a magnitude of a sensed physiological condition versus time. A background behind the graph is color coded delineated, such as to depict a normal range for the physiological condition and one or more abnormal ranges. This provides instant color-coded feedback to the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090231342 - Method and apparatus for electrical power visualization: A method and apparatus for providing a visualization of power for display. The method establishes a power visualization scale based on a color saturation and intensity range for a hue and a range of power to be visualized, and generates a display image for at least one measured value of... Agent: Raymond R. Moser Jr., Esq. MoserIPLaw Group

20090231340 - Method and system for graphically displaying data: A method of graphically displaying data on a graphic representation, such as the map, to a user in order to enable the user to select a service that meets one or more predetermined user-defined criteria, wherein the service includes one or more parameters, such as price, that influences the selection... Agent: David S. Resnick

20090231339 - System, method and product for graphically displaying project status information: Management graphical display computer software and system associated with a project, and method of providing such graphical display to a user is described. The graphical display presents project information in a way that allows the user to view project status and information comprising at least three distinct project attributes in... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti PC

20090231344 - Dynamic selection of update methods: A method in a computer modeling environment having generative component features forming a model is provided. A generative component (GC) feature is created with a method. User input modifying an aspect of the model that affects the GC feature is received. An update method for the GC feature is determined... Agent: Venable LLP

20090231343 - Exact geometry operations on shapes using fixed-size integer coordinates: Techniques for improving efficiency and accuracy of computer-aided design are provided. In one aspect, a method for generating a computer-based representation of a design having one or more shapes is provided comprising the following steps. Each of the shapes in the design is represented with one or more trapezoids, wherein... Agent: Michael J. Chang, LLC

20090231345 - Electronic image processing method and device with linked random generators: A method for deterministic film grain addition, e.g. to video signals compressed in a way that the grain is lacking. The method of electronic image processing comprises: determining a first random value (R1) corresponding to a first horizontal pixel position (h1) in a vertically positioned first horizontal line (L1) of... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090231346 - Diagnostic system for visual presentation, animation and sonification for networks: m

20090231347 - Method and apparatus for providing natural facial animation: Natural inter-viseme animation of 3D head model driven by speech recognition is calculated by applying limitations to the velocity and/or acceleration of a normalized parameter vector, each element of which may be mapped to animation node outputs of a 3D model based on mesh blending and weighted by a mix... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20090231348 - Image processing with highly threaded texture fragment generation: A circuit arrangement and method support a multithreaded rendering architecture capable of dynamically routing pixel fragments from a pixel fragment generator to any pixel shader from among a pool of pixel shaders. The pixel fragment generator is therefore not tied to a specific pixel shader, but is instead able to... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)

20090231349 - Rolling context data structure for maintaining state data in a multithreaded image processing pipeline: A multithreaded rendering software pipeline architecture utilizes a rolling context data structure to store multiple contexts that are associated with different image elements that are being processed in the software pipeline. Each context stores state data for a particular image element, and the association of each image element with a... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)

20090231350 - Apparatus and methods for displaying a physical view of a device: An apparatus and methods are disclosed for displaying a physical view of a monitored device. The apparatus for displaying a physical view of a device is provided with a plurality of modules configured to functionally execute the steps of displaying a physical representation of a device, generating a plurality of... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie

20090231351 - Semiconductor memory device having data rotation/interleave function: The memory device of the present invention is provided with multiplexers (301, . . . , 3n−1n-2) which can selectively output data in memory cells (000, . . . , n−1m-1n-1) outputted by buffer circuits (200, . . . , 2n−1n-1) one-bit by one-bit from each of memory cell arrays... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP

20090231353 - Screen display method, information processing apparatus, and computer program product: An image forming apparatus is connected to an information processing apparatus via a network. The image forming apparatus transmits setting information contained in a setting screen to the information processing apparatus and receives customized setting information generated by the information processing apparatus based on the setting information, whereby the setting... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090231352 - User interface controls for managing content attributes: A computer-implemented method includes displaying a content item having at least one attribute that is changeable in value, maintaining a history of image states, each image state in the history corresponding to a change in at least one attribute value relative to another image state, and based on the maintained... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090231354 - A color controller for a luminaire: A color controller for a luminaire constituted of: a thru-converter operative to convert an input signal to at least one luminaire drive signal; an illumination sampler arranged to sample an output from the luminaire and generate a representation thereof; and a feedback controller arranged to receive the output representation and... Agent: Microsemi Corp - Amsg Ltd.

20090231355 - Color transfer between images through color palette adaptation: An image adjustment includes adapting a universal palette to generate (i) an input image palette statistically representative of pixels of an input image and (ii) a reference image palette statistically representative of pixels of a reference image, and adjusting at least some pixels of the input image to generate adjusted... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20090231356 - Graphical user interface for selection of options from option groups and methods relating to same: A system providing a graphical user interface for the selection of options from option groups and method for implementing the same. A graphical user interface enables a user to see the results of applying virtual makeup to an image of a person's face. The interface may enable a user to... Agent: Dalina Law Group, P.C.

20090231357 - Mechanism for color-space neutral (video) effects scripting engine: A first command is retrieved from a script containing one or more commands written for a first color space. The first command is associated with zero or more input buffers and zero or more output buffers. The first command has zero or more parameters. A behavior of the first command... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090231358 - Hybrid telecom network-structured architecture and system for digital image distribution, display and projection: A hybrid and telecom-structured image display and projection system implementing a desired image display and projection solution that is fast, cheap to manufacture, low-power, light-weight, scalable in size and resolution, fast-switching and capable of a broad range of mode characteristics of light for implementing dimensional display and projection, flexible, rigid-flat,... Agent: Patent Law Offices Of Michael E. Woods

20090231359 - Methods and systems for compound feature creation, processing, and identification in conjunction with a data analysis and feature recognition system: Methods and systems for creation, processing, and use of compound features during data analysis and feature recognition are disclosed herein. In a preferred embodiment, the present invention functions to apply a new level of data discrimination during data analysis and feature recognition events such that features are more easily discerned... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC

20090231360 - Method for combining display information from graphic subsystem of computer systems and equipment for carrying out that method: A method and equipment are provided that combine display information from a graphic subsystem including at least two computer systems. The respective operational systems of the computer systems are set so that the background of the display work-surface of each operational system has a defined and solid colour, and the... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090231361 - Rapid localized language development for video matrix switching system: Systems and methods are provided for selecting a subset of Unicode characters and overlaying the Unicode characters on graphical images, videos or other media that are displayed on a user interface. The Unicode characters may include both ASCII characters and non-ASCII characters. Tools are provided for dynamically modifying and selecting... Agent: Christopher & Weisberg, P.A.

20090231362 - Method of reproducing microscope observation, device of reproducing microscope observation, program for reproducing microscope observation, and recording media thereof: A plurality of data of still image for screening and zooming shot at maximum magnification to perform magnified observation with regard to a plurality of divided areas obtained by dividing a shoot target area in a microscopic image such that a portion of a peripheral portion of each of the... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090231363 - Data multiplexer architecture for realizing dot inversion mode for use in a liquid crystal display device and associated driving method: A liquid crystal display device includes a gate driver for generating a first scan signal voltage and a second scan signal voltage, a source driver for generating a first polarity data voltage and a second polarity data voltage, and a liquid crystal display panel having a first pixel set and... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090231364 - Display system capable of auto-regulating brightness and brightness auto-regulating method thereof: A display system includes a display panel, an imaging unit, an auto-focusing controller, a calculating unit, a memory unit and a regulating unit. The imaging unit is configured for capturing images. The auto-focusing controller is configured for determining parameters of the imaging unit suitable for the current ambient light condition... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090231365 - Liquid crystal display driving device and driving method: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display driving device and driving method. The driving device comprises a liquid crystal display screen, a gate driver, a data driver and a timing controller. The timing controller is connected with the gate driver, the data driver and the timing controller, and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

  
09/10/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20090224999 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus 10 includes a lower housing 11, an upper housing 21, a lower LCD 12, an outer camera, a plurality of buttons 14A to 14E, and a touch panel 13. The lower housing 11 has a horizontally long shape. The upper housing 21 has a horizontally long shape,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090225000 - System and method for updating electronic label displays: An electronic label wirelessly connected to a product information updating system. The electronic label includes a wireless communication interface to receive information from a server to be displayed on a display, a means for processing connected to the communication interface, a means for updating the display connected to the means... Agent: Jones Day

20090225001 - Hybrid display systems and methods: In one embodiment, a hybrid display system includes a dome in which a system user may enter, the dome including an inner surface, a projector configured to project a background image on the dome inner surface that the user can view, and a head-mounted display (HMD) that the user can... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090225002 - Multiplex image display device, multiplex image display computer program, and computer-readable storage medium containing the program: A multiplex image display device prevents onscreen input buttons from appearing at the same positions. A “command area” refers to an area of the display screen where the user can enter a command for manipulating one of images being simultaneously displayed on the single display section for individual viewing from... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090225003 - Visual display structure with fade resistant surface finish: Methods and apparatuses for a visual display structure having a fade resistant surface finish. The visual display structure is three-dimensional and may be used to recreate a naturally occurring structure, such as rocks, coral or vegetation. The visual display structure may also be used to produce a scenic element, such... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090225004 - Display assembly that uses pixel-level memory cells to retain and display partial content: A display assembly may include a plurality of pixel elements, of which a set of pixel elements include both a display cell and a memory cell. The display cell and the memory cell may be connected to receive data from a common source at the same time.... Agent: Shemwell Mahamedi LLP

20090225005 - Information processing apparatus: According to one aspect of the invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus including: a display configured to include a display screen and to display image information at a display position on the display screen, the display screen having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, the display... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090225007 - Driving method of plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus: A driving method of a PDP which discharges between respective adjacent display electrodes, wherein wasteful light emission caused by inefficiency of reset operation is reduced. The driving method being provided with a lattice shaped rib and an interlace driving method. By driving waveforms to respective display electrodes, the reset operation... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20090225006 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus such that the size of a drive control circuit is reduced and malfunction due to noise is prevented. The plasma display apparatus comprises an X-electrode driving circuit (3) including an X-drive control circuit (9), a Y-electrode driving circuit (4) including a Y-drive control circuit (10), an... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090225008 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus having a priming discharge region PDC partitioned from a display discharge cell DDC, by a traverse rib, at a side where the second electrode between the display discharge cell DDC adjacent in a row direction is adjacent; a second longitudinal rib partitioning the priming discharge region... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090225010 - Driving method of semiconductor device: The semiconductor device includes a transistor and a capacitor element which is electrically connected to a gate of the transistor. Charge held in the capacitor element according to total voltage of voltage corresponding to the threshold voltage of the transistor and image signal voltage is once discharged through the transistor,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090225009 - Organic light emitting display device and associated methods: An organic light emitting display device, includes a pixel unit including a plurality of pixels, a data driver adapted to supply a data signal to data lines, a data distributor, coupled between the data driver and the data lines, adapted to distribute the data signal from output lines of the... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090225011 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel capable for compensating for the degradation of an organic light emitting diode. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode; a pixel circuit including a driving transistor for controlling an electric current capacity flowing from a first power source to a second power source via the organic light... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090225012 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel capable of compensating for the deterioration of an organic light emitting diode. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode; a second transistor to control a capacity of an electric current that is supplied from a first power source to the organic light emitting diode; a first transistor... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090225013 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel includes an OLED, a first transistor coupled to a data line and a scan line, a second transistor coupled to the OLED and being configured to supply current to the OLED, a third transistor coupled to a gate electrode and a second electrode of the second transistor, a... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090225014 - Control of semiconductor light emitting element: A light source device including a semiconductor light emitting element and a control section adapted to control the light emitting element in accordance with an input value. The control section includes a characteristic value calculation section adapted to calculate a characteristic value representing a characteristic of the light emitting element... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090225015 - Display device: A display device that can prevent linear unevenness (uneven line) generated in one direction of a display image and can provide excellent display qualities includes a pixel including sub-pixels of n-colors (where n is an integer of 4 or more), and a signal line arranged to drive sub-pixels, the pixel... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090225016 - Light-sensitive driving circuit, light-sensitive method and display: A light-sensitive driving circuit, a light-sensitive driving method and a display are provided. The light-sensitive driving circuit comprises a pulse width modulation circuit, a judge unit and a first analog-to-digital converter. The pulse width modulation circuit provides a pulse width modulation voltage to drive a light-sensitive apparatus, so that the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090225017 - Display device: A display device includes; a first substrate, a first pixel electrode disposed on the first substrate, a second pixel electrode disposed on the first substrate and neighboring the first pixel electrode, a first color filter disposed under the first pixel electrode, a second color filter disposed under the second pixel... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090225018 - Liquid crystal display having a wide viewing characteristic and capable of fast driving: A charge sharing style wide viewing liquid crystal display to which fast driving pre-charging technology may be applied to is disclosed. A charge sharing style wide viewing liquid crystal display is provided such that charge sharing is carried out between a liquid crystal capacitor and a charge sharing capacitor that... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090225019 - Display device: In a display device which includes a driver circuit having a shift register circuit, the shift register circuit is constituted of basic circuits in plural stages. Each basic circuit is constituted of a circuit A, a circuit B and a circuit C. The circuit A fetches a first drive clock... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC

20090225020 - Backlight controller for driving light sources: A backlight controller for driving a plurality of light source strings includes a feedback circuitry, a phase array circuitry, and an encoder circuitry. The feedback circuitry is coupled to the plurality of light source strings and generates a plurality of feedback signals indicative of a plurality of currents flowing through... Agent: Patent Prosecution O2mirco , Inc.

20090225021 - Method of driving a light source, light source device for performing the same, and display device having the light source device: A method of driving light sources controls amounts of light from light-emitting diode (LED) strings based on pulse signals to operate the LED strings connected in parallel. Voltages are synchronized with the pulse signals at input terminals of control circuits to detect the voltages, the control circuits being connected to... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090225022 - High-contrast backlight: A method and device for providing a display having increased viewability are provided. The display assembly includes a backlight layer, an electrochromic layer formed over the backlight layer, a surface layer formed over the electrochromic layer and including at least one substantially translucent graphical element thereon, and a power supply.... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090225023 - Panel with non-volatile display media: Non-volatile image display media is used in a display panel system. Images selected by a user are displayed on the non-volatile image display.... Agent: Hewlett Packard Company

20090225024 - Determining location and orientation of an object positioned on a surface: Systems and methods are described in the present disclosure for determining the location and orientation of an object placed on a surface. One such system, among others, includes an optical device physically supported by an object at a fixed position with respect to a reference point of the object. The... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090225026 - Electronic device for selecting an application based on sensed orientation and methods for use therewith: An electronic device for selecting an application based on sensed orientation and methods for use therewith are provided. In one embodiment, an electronic device is provided comprising a display device, an orientation sensor, a memory storing a plurality of applications, and circuitry in communication with the display device, orientation sensor,... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/sandisk

20090225025 - Graphical user interface for multi-point ionizer control: A graphic user interface used to activate novel features cited in U.S. application Ser. Nos. 11/651,120 and 11/648,275. An interactive field for feedback averages is used to determine the percentage of an accumulator's output that is fed back to the accumulator's input. Feedback averages determine the response time of remote... Agent: Mks/ion Systems Attn: John E. Menear

20090225027 - Operating device for vehicle: An operation knob of an operating device for a vehicle is movably supported by an X-direction sliding unit and a Y-direction sliding unit. A push switch is interposed between the operation knob and the X-direction sliding unit, which is arranged above the Y-direction sliding unit. A ball bearing having a... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20090225028 - Point and click device for computer: A pointing device for controlling cursor operation on a computer monitor screen. An operator controls the motion of a movable reflective surface. A stationary light source directs light onto the movable reflective surface and the light is reflected to a stationary light sensor. A signal processor receives signals generated by... Agent: Ross Patent Law Office

20090225029 - Battery cover of wireless mouse: A battery cover of a wireless mouse is provided in a body of the wireless mouse. The body has a battery accommodating chamber. The battery cover includes a plate, an accommodating trough, an insertion hole and at least one fixing portion. The plate covers the battery accommodating chamber of the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090225030 - User operable pointing device such as mouse: A user operable device for control of or communication with an electric appliance, in particular a user operable pointing device such as a mouse, including electrical components and circuits including sensor elements, processing elements and wireless communication elements for detecting movements including at least rotational movements of the device, producing... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090225031 - Optical mouse: Disclosed herein is an optical mouse. A body of the mouse has a bottom area sufficient to stand up independently and also has a pen shape to be wrapped around and gripped by the user's thumb and index finger. The pen shaped body is formed with a protruding portion having... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090225032 - Overload regulating structure for trackball device: An overload regulating structure for trackball device includes a base, a top cover, a ball, a circuit board, a plurality of rotatable shafts and disks, and an overload regulator. The ball is three-point supported in the base between the rotatable shafts and the overload regulator. When the ball is subject... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090225033 - Electronic apparatus: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes: a keyboard provided with a plurality of keys and a plurality of LEDs arranged around each of the keys; a storage unit configured to store information indicating relationship between the keys and corresponding LEDs; a detecting unit configured to detect a key... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090225034 - Japanese-language virtual keyboard: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for inputting text. A virtual keyboard is presented in a first region on a touch sensitive display of a device, where the keyboard includes a key for each of a plurality of Japanese kana symbols. An input selecting one or more of... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20090225053 - input precision: Input precision on a touch panel is improved An input apparatus includes a sensor for detecting external pressure. A display unit displays an object icon, a first auxiliary icon corresponding to a first detection area on which the sensor detects the pressure, with the size of the first auxiliary icon... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090225035 - Apparatus and method for inputting key in terminal having touch screen: Provided are an apparatus and a method for inputting a key in a terminal having a touch screen. The apparatus includes a display; a touch sensor positioned above the display to sense a touch; and a controller for overlapping a semitransparent keyboard on one of a background and executed application... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20090225040 - Central resource for variable orientation user interface: An interactive media display system includes a display surface including a touch-sensitive region; a processing subsystem operatively coupled to the display surface; computer-readable media operatively coupled to the processing subsystem and including system instructions that, when executed by the processing subsystem: determine an initial user orientation relative to the display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090225057 - Colored morphing apparatus for an electronic device: A user interface (200) for a portable electronic device (100) is configured to transition from a first state to a second state to present a plurality of mode-based user actuation targets to a user. The user interface (200) includes a segmented electro-optical device (407) configured to open and close shutters,... Agent: Philip H. Burrus, Iv

20090225044 - Determining touch on keys of touch sensitive input device: A key is determined to be the user-selected key of a touch sensitive input device if the touch on the key is determined to be valid continuously for longer than a first predetermined period of time. Another key may be determined to the user-selected key, replacing the previously determined user-selected... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090225052 - Input device: An input device is provided. The input device includes a base, a keyboard structure, a touch panel, a press-sensing element and a control unit. The keyboard structure is disposed above the base. The touch panel moving relative to the base upward and downward is disposed above the base. When the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090225054 - Input system including position-detecting device: A position-detecting device detects a position pointed to by a position-pointing instrument and includes an operation panel detecting the position pointed to by the position-pointing instrument; and a manipulation-detecting unit located at at least one of the interior and the exterior of the operation panel, and detecting a manipulation by... Agent: Berenato, White & Stavish, LLC

20090225041 - Language input interface on a device: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including computer program products, for inputting text. A virtual keyboard is presented in a first region of a touch sensitive display of a device. An input representing a phonetic string is received on the virtual keyboard. The entered phonetic string is presented in a second region... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090225036 - Method and apparatus for discriminating between user interactions: Apparatus and methods for discriminating between a first signal from a user interface indicative of user interaction at a first location and a second signal indicative of user interaction at a second location.... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20090225055 - Operational direction detecting device: An operational direction detecting device includes a device body that includes an operational area operable in two or more directions, two or more detection electrode/drive electrode pairs that are formed at direction detecting positions of the operational area and form capacitance between a detection electrode and a drive electrode, and... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20090225049 - Sliding method for touch control: The present invention discloses a sliding method for touch control comprising the following steps. First, an input module is used to touch a first position and a second position on a touch display interface, and the touch display interface generates a time signal while being touched. The time signal is... Agent: Hudak, Shunk & Farine, Co., L.p.a.

20090225048 - Substrate processing apparatus, display method, storage medium, and program: [Means for Solving the Problems] Since task buttons are displayed on a second display region 312 by arranging them from the left in an order of a time sequence in which each task button has been clicked, a highly convenient maintenance screen can be displayed on a touch panel 300... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090225042 - Systems and methods for enhancement of mobile devices: Systems and methods for enabling the use of multi-touch applications on touch screens configured to receive only a single touch input at a time are disclosed. Systems and methods for dual heap memory allocation are also disclosed. Systems and methods for meta-layer rendering for mark-up code on mobile devices and... Agent: Levine Bagade Han LLP

20090225046 - Tactile transmission method and system using tactile feedback apparatus: The present invention relates to a tactile transmission method and system in which when a user applies an action force to a tactile feedback apparatus on a transmission-side, a reaction force which reflects attributes of the action force and is proportional to the attributes is generated from a tactile feedback... Agent: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP

20090225037 - Touch event model for web pages: One or more touch input signals can be obtained from a touch sensitive device. A touch event model can be used to determine touch and/or gesture events based on the touch input signals. The touch and gesture events can be associated with touch input signals generated from different regions of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090225039 - Touch event model programming interface: One or more touch input signals can be obtained from a touch sensitive device. A touch event model can be used to determine touch and/or gesture events based on the touch input signals. The touch and gesture events can be associated with touch input signals generated from different regions of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090225038 - Touch event processing for web pages: One or more touch input signals can be obtained from a touch sensitive device. If the touch input signals are associated with one or more regions of a web page displayed on the touch sensitive device, a touch event associated with the regions of a web page is processed by... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090225043 - Touch feedback with hover: An electronic device includes one or more touch sensors. Upon detection that a user's finger or hand is brought within close proximity to a touch sensor, the electronic devices provides a user feedback to the user. The user feedback may be specifically associated with a touch sensor, thereby allowing the... Agent: Plantronics, Inc.IPDepartment/legal

20090225051 - Touch panel: A touch panel having a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer, a plurality of first electrode patterns, and a plurality of second electrode patterns is provided. The first electrode patterns surround the first conductive layer and are electrically connected to the first conductive layer. The second electrode patterns surround... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090225045 - Touch panel and display using the same: A touch panel includes a first base having a first portion and a second portion; a first electrode disposed on the first base; a second base opposite to the first base; a second electrode disposed on the second case; and a sealant substantially disposed on the boundary of the first... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090225047 - Touch panel and touch-panel device: A touch panel includes two substrates, a sealant positioned between the substrates, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the substrates and enclosed by the sealant, and a first and a second sensing zones disposed on the substrate, wherein the first sensing zone is enclosed by the second sensing zone, and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090225050 - Touch panel, liquid crystal display apparatus, and method for manufacturing thereof: The present invention is configured such that a touch panel has a dot spacer that is disposed on an inner transparent conductive film and that is disposed on a display surface of a liquid crystal display panel via an air layer. An another dot spacer is disposed on a surface... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090225056 - User interface for mobile computing device: A mobile computing device includes a housing, a touch screen display coupled to the housing, a processor coupled to the touch screen display, and a user input device responsive to a sliding manipulation by a user. The processor may be configured to activate a keyboard entry area on the touch... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090225058 - Display apparatus and position detecting method: An image generating unit of a display apparatus generates a determination image based on first and second light reception images obtained from light reception cells in a light-emission period and in a non-light-emission period, respectively. An image determining unit determines whether or not an image of an object to be... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20090225059 - Optical waveguide for touch panel and touch panel using the same: An optical waveguide for a touch panel in which the intensity of light beams emitted from light-emitting portions of a plurality of light-emitting cores in the form of branches is substantially uniform independently of the branch position of the light-emitting cores, and a touch panel using the same. An optical... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090225060 - Wrist-mounted laser with animated, page-based graphical user-interface: A graphical user interface is described that controls an electromagnetic energy output system. A touchscreen presents control icons and receives input from a user; the input being used to control the electromagnetic energy output system. The interface permits modifying stored values of preset operating parameters.... Agent: Kenton R. Mullins Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins, LLP

20090225061 - Portable electronic device having a securely positioned touch control pen: A portable electronic device includes a housing configured with an elongate inner accommodating space for accommodating a touch control pen therein, and formed with a housing opening disposed at one end of the housing, in spatial communication with the inner accommodating space and permitting insertion of the touch control pen... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090225063 - Display device: A display device which enhances time-wise likelihood for a leak current from a floating memory node by increasing the number of writing of a voltage to a floating memory node is provided. In the display device, a vertical driver circuit includes a shift register circuit and a common electrode driver... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090225062 - System and method for detecting accessory connection and accessory class: A method comprises disabling a video digital-to-analog converter (DAC) that is configured to provide an output current representative of a video signal to an output node of an accessory connector in an enabled state. The accessory connector is coupleable to an accessory device. The method further comprises determining, while the... Agent: Larson Newman Abel & Polansky, LLP

20090225064 - Non-volatile display apparatus: A non-volatile display apparatus includes a driving substrate and a non-volatile display material. The driving substrate has a connecting pad and a plurality of pixel electrodes that are distributed in X columns and Y rows. The non-volatile display material is disposed on one side of the driving substrate. The X... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090225065 - Display system: A display system (20, 100, 300, 320) is provided for presenting images to a viewer (50) together with complementary peripheral surround-lighting (130). The system (20, 100, 300, 320) includes a monitor (20) for presenting the images to the viewer (50), and lights (100) for generating the surround-lighting (130) appearing in... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090225067 - Display panel and display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, a display panel is disclosed in which a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of signal lines are formed in a matrix shape, and in which driving transistors controlled to be turned ON/OFF by scanning voltages to be applied to scanning lines... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090225068 - Emission driver and organic light emitting display using the same: An organic light emitting display which prevents unnecessary illumination of the organic light emitting diodes is disclosed. The display has an emission driver which globally turns off all of the pixels during an initialization period, and allows normal operation during other times.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090225066 - Liquid crystal display device and its drive method: In one embodiment of the present application, it is possible to implement impulse display (in a pseudo manner) in a hold type display device while suppressing an increase in complexity of a drive circuit and an increase in operation frequency. In an active matrix type liquid crystal display device of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090225069 - Method and system for reducing power consumption in a display: A method and system for reducing power consumption in a display includes driving a display comprising a plurality of display elements characterized by a display state. In a first mode of operation, the display state of substantially all the display elements is periodically reset so as to display a first... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090225072 - Compensating voltage drop for display device: To compensate for voltage drop on a power supply line. In a display device, pixel data is supplied to each of a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form and display is performed. Each pixel has a self-emissive element. A horizontal direction power supply line (horizontal direction PVDD) which... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20090225071 - Image display system with light source controlled by non-binary data: An image display system for displaying an image according to an input image signal, and comprises a light source for emitting an illumination light; a data converting circuit for receiving and converting the input image signal into non-binary data; a spatial light modulator for receiving and applying the non-binary data... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090225070 - Plasma display device: Provided is a plasma display device for controlling the power voltage of a pre-drive circuit in a manner to correspond to the change in a display percentage. The plasma display device is characterized in that the display percentage of a display screen is detected from a signal inputted, so that... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090225076 - Method and system for real-time volume rendering on thin clients via render server: A method of server site rendering 3D images on a server computer coupled to a client computer wherein the client computer instructs a server computer to load data for 3D rendering and sends a stream of rendering parameter sets to the server computer, each set of rendering parameters corresponding with... Agent: Houston Eliseeva

20090225073 - Method for editing gridded surfaces: A method of editing a surface representing a quantitative field is disclosed which facilitates getting a surface to conform to a required shape. In embodiments, the methods revise a surface display substantially in real time by altering a predetermined visual characteristic of the displayed surface as a function of changed... Agent: Tim Shen Law Office

20090225074 - Reconstruction of virtual environments using cached data: Embodiments of the invention provide a method of reconstructing a virtual world environment by retrieving data from multiple users present in the environment at a given point in time. Each user may maintain scene data describing the virtual environment at different points in time. The scene data describes one or... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20090225075 - Sharing virtual environments using multi-user cache data: Embodiments of the invention provide a method of reconstructing a virtual world environment by retrieving data from multiple users present in the environment at a given point in time. Each user may maintain scene data describing the virtual environment at different points in time. The scene data describes one or... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20090225078 - Rendering curves through iterative refinement: Systems and methods of rendering curves through iterative refinement are disclosed. One such method of rendering a curve from a polygonal control loop 0P comprises iteratively applying k subdivisions described by Js to a series of polygons starting with 0P, where each subdivision is applied to the previous polygon.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090225077 - System and method for colon unfolding via skeletal subspace deformation: A system and method for colon unfolding via skeletal subspace deformation comprises: performing a centerline computation on a segmented image for deriving a centerline thereof; computing a distance map utilizing said centerline and said segmented image to derive said distance map; generating a polyhedral model of the lumen of said... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090225081 - Efficient ray tracing without acceleration data structure: Methods, systems and computer program code (software) products executable in a digital processor operable to simulate light transport in a scene by ray tracing (wherein the digital processor is operable to maintain an object list representing a list of objects associated with a boundary of the scene) include executing a... Agent: Jacobs & Kim / Mi

20090225080 - Real-time precision ray tracing: Systems and techniques are described for ray tracing and for the efficient construction of acceleration data structures required for fast ray tracing. A computer graphics system generates, for each pixel in an image, a pixel value that is representative of a point in a scene as recorded on an image... Agent: Jacobs & Kim / Mi

20090225079 - Shader-based extensions for a declarative presentation framework: Various technologies and techniques are disclosed for controlling a shader declaratively. A declarative programming model enables declarative statements to be used that control an instantiation of a shader in a declarative presentation framework. A shader-based effect that was specified declaratively is instantiated programmatically for rendering graphic effects for a software... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090225082 - Generating distributed dataflow graphs: Systems and methods for generating distributed dataflow graphs and processing data elements in parallel utilizing the distributed dataflow graphs are provided. A sequential dataflow graph is formed from incoming data elements, and a variety of heuristics is applied to the sequential dataflow graph to determine which of the data transformation... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20090225083 - Peak visualization enhancement display system for use with a compressed waveform display on a non-destructive inspection instrument: A peak visualization enhancement system for use with a non-destructive inspection (NDI) instrument using a digital display which replicates the haloing effect of analog cathode ray tube (CRT) displays. A peak detection algorithm is provided which intelligently selects the peak values from within the uncompressed digitized waveform while taking measures... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20090225084 - Data processing unit, drawing apparatus and pixel packer: A data processing unit for performing a high speed drawing operation of arbitrary patterns even in individual pixels is provided. It is assumed that the color mode is set to 3 bits per pixel. A pixel “N” is written to a drawing position designated by a byte address [29:3] and... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)

20090225085 - Method and device for entering text: A text input method for use in an electronic device, comprising: changing, in response to a trigger within an input sequence being made by a user, from a first text input method to a second text input method, wherein the second text input method displays text corresponding to the input... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090225086 - Information output apparatus and information output method and recording medium: The most-frequently-used font size on a Web page acquired from a server unit is determined. The font size is changed so that the font of the most-frequently-used font size (Sdominant) may take a preset optimum font size (Sopt). At the same time, the fonts of the remaining font sizes are... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090225087 - Mixture model for motion lines in a virtual reality environment: Improved human-like realism of computer opponents in racing or motion-related games is provided by using a mixture model to determine a dynamically prescribed racing line that the AI driver is to follow for a given segment of the race track. This dynamically prescribed racing line may vary from segment to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090225088 - Display controller, graphics processor, rendering processing apparatus, and rendering control method: When drawing data of a graphics processor is displayed on a display having a different vertical synchronization frequency, a failure occurs. A drawing processing section (32) of a graphics processor (30) selects a frame buffer (44) composed of a multibuffer where drawing data is written by sequentially switching the frame... Agent: Gibson & Dernier L.L.P.

20090225089 - Multi-context graphics processing: A method of managing multiple contexts for a single mode display includes receiving a plurality of tasks from one or more applications and determining respective contexts for each task, each context having a range of memory addresses. The method also includes selecting one context for output to the single mode... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090225090 - Apparatus for adjusting parameters of display card: An apparatus for adjusting parameters of a display card is provided. The apparatus comprises a connecting interface, an input unit, a processing unit, and a display unit. The connecting interface is used for connecting the apparatus to the display card. The input unit is used for inputting an input frequency.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090225092 - Apparatus and method for distinguishing panel of display device: An apparatus and method for distinguishing a panel of a display device is provided. A driver Integrated Circuit (IC) of the display device includes a plurality of pins that are electrically connected differently according to a type of the panel, and an output pin for outputting an output signal indicating... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20090225093 - Buffers for display acceleration: Embodiments enable a graphics processor to more efficiently process graphics and compositing processing commands. In certain embodiments, a client application submits client graphics commands to a graphics driver. The client in certain embodiments can notify a window server that client graphics commands have been submitted. In response, the window server... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090225091 - Mode conversion method and display apparatus using the same: Mode conversion methods and display apparatuses thereof are provided. The method converts to a second mode in which the display apparatus displays an image inputted from a second source, if there is no input of an image signal from a first source during the display apparatus operates in a first... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090225094 - Graphics processing system with enhanced memory controller: A graphics system including a custom graphics and audio processor produces exciting 2D and 3D graphics and surround sound. The system includes a graphics and audio processor including a 3D graphics pipeline and an audio digital signal processor. A memory controller performs a wide range of memory control related functions... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090225095 - Image processing circuit and electronic apparatus having the same circuit: A liquid crystal timing controller IC includes: a vertical blanking monitoring circuit that detects a non-display interval, a buffer memory that buffers a look-up table read out from an EEPROM, a look-up table storage that stores the look-up table, an image processor core section that processes images using the look-up... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090225096 - Lcd display and electronic device: Disclosed is an LCD display utilizing a frame memory and a lookup table for pixel overdrive. A plurality of pixels is arranged in an array corresponding to the gate lines and the source lines. The frame memory is a memory formed by at least one storage capacitor and at least... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090225097 - Method and device to enhance image quality in digital video processing systems using dithering: A processing chain for a digital image signal (12) applies a dither pattern (14), having a first spectrum, to the image signal at a point in the processing chain. A further noise pattern (10) is applied to the image signal during the processing chain. The noise pattern (10) has a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090225098 - Guard band clipping systems and methods: The present disclosure provides embodiments of guard band clipping systems and methods. One guard band clipping system embodiment, among others, includes a vertex processor configured to convert transformed vertex data to integer screen space data and pass the transformed vertex data downstream in a graphics hardware pipeline, and a guard... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090225099 - Image processing apparatus and method: A storage unit stores three-dimensional shape information of a model for an object included in a first image. The information includes three-dimensional coordinates of feature points of the model. A feature point detection unit detects feature points from the first image. A correspondence calculation unit calculates a first motion matrix... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090225101 - Apparatus, method, and product for downscaling an image: An average filter or filters is used in line with the output of an interpolation filter to downscale an image. The interpolation filter upscales a source image or bitmap of pixels into an intermediate form and the average filter or filters downscales the intermediate form to a destination image or... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/micron

20090225100 - Method and system for magnifying and displaying local image of touch display device by detecting approaching object: Disclosed are a method and system for magnifying and displaying local image of a touch display device. When an object is detected to be approaching an effective touch zone on a touch surface of a touch panel, the distance or altitude between the approaching object at a position on the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090225102 - Medical-information display apparatus and medical-information display method: In a medical-image observation apparatus, an image display-area display-control unit causes a display unit to display a main examination area for displaying a thumbnail of a medical image to be read, and an observation-image preparation area for displaying a thumbnail of a medical image selected as a medical image to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090225105 - Apparatus and method for driving a display panel and display apparatus having the apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a timing controller and a data driver. The display panel includes a plurality of unit pixels respectively including a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The timing controller includes a first compensation unit which receives grayscale data corresponding to the unit pixels and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090225104 - Driving device and related output enable signal transformation device in an lcd device: An output enable signal transformation device for a gate driver in an LCD device includes a reception terminal coupled to a timing generator of the LCD device for receiving an enable synchronization signal, an enable clock signal and a plurality of enable control signals generated by the timing generator, a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090225103 - Driving device for display panel, display panel, display device including the driving device, and method for driving display panel: A display panel is designed such that a pixel including sub-pixels indicative of red (R), green (G), blue (B) and at least one other color includes two sub-pixels at least in a longitudinal scanning direction and a color filter is provided for each of the sub-pixels. A driving device for... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090225106 - Apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display device: An apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display device, which can selectively provide a wide viewing angle and a narrow viewing angle and improve the narrow viewing angle characteristics. The driving apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel having quad type unit pixels each including red, green and blue... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090225107 - Display element, electronic paper including the same, electronic terminal apparatus including the same, display system including the same, and method of processing image in display element: A liquid crystal display element 1 includes a G display unit 6g, serving as a first display unit, R and B display units 6r and 6b, serving as second and third display units, that are laminated on the G display unit 6g and have display regions arranged so as to... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090225108 - Method for automatically detecting and switching video signals on a monitor: A method for automatically detecting and switching video signals on a monitor has steps of storing multiple menu groups in the monitor and executing a resolution identifying mode. Each menu group has multiple similarly public resolutions. The resolution identifying mode has acts of determining whether the video resolution of the... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.

  
09/03/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20090219223 - System and method for updating electronic label displays: An electronic label wirelessly connected to an information updating system having a server. The electronic label includes a wireless communication interface to receive information from the server to be displayed on a display, a means for label processing connected to the communication interface, a means for updating the display connected... Agent: Jones Day

20090219224 - Head tracking for enhanced 3d experience using face detection: Embodiments of the present invention provide a system and method for enhanced rendering of a virtual environment. The system may include a portable electronic device having a video camera with a lens that faces the user, and a display. A speaker system is in communication with the portable electronic device.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090219225 - Flexible display: A flexible display includes a plurality of pixel chips, chixels, provided on a flexible substrate. The chixels and the light emitters thereon may be shaped, sized and arranged to minimize chixel, pixel, and subpixel gaps and to provide a desired bend radius of the display. The flexible substrate may include... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20090219226 - Driving method of plasma display panel: It is an object to provide a driving method of a plasma display panel, whereby a dark contrast can be improved while suppressing an erroneous discharge. In a resetting step in a first unit display period, while a first reset pulse having a predetermined peak electric potential is applied to... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20090219227 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device that prevents a luminance difference between scan lines by preventing an output voltage fluctuation in output lines connected to a scan IC. The plasma display device includes a plasma display panel having sustain electrodes, scan electrodes, and address electrodes, which are arranged to correspond to discharge... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090219228 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel, includes rear and front substrates facing each other with a predetermined interval therebetween, barrier ribs between the rear and front substrates to define discharge cells, address electrodes on the rear substrate, the address electrodes extending in a first direction to correspond to the discharge cells, display... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090219229 - Method for driving plasma display panel: When the temperature of a plasma display panel falls outside a predetermined temperature range or when the time during which the plasma display panel is used exceeds a predetermined time, the largest potential difference between one row electrode and the other row electrode is reduced in a second half of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090219230 - El display panel module, el display panel and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is an electro luminescence display panel module, including: a pixel array section including a plurality of pixels, a plurality of signal lines extending in a vertical direction, and a plurality of horizontal lines extending in a horizontal direction, the signal lines and the horizontal lines being connected to... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090219231 - El display panel, electronic apparatus and a method of driving el display panel: Disclosed herein is an electro luminescence display panel having a pixel structure corresponding to an active matrix drive system, including: a reverse bias potential generating portion configured to generate a reverse bias potential in which corresponding one of gradation values of pixels is reflected; and a voltage applying portion configured... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090219232 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel of an organic light emitting display device and an organic light emitting display device using the same. The pixel is configured to compensate for the deterioration of organic light emitting diodes. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode; a pixel circuit including a drive transistor for controlling... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090219234 - El display panel module, el display panel, integrated circuit device, electronic apparatus and driving controlling method: Disclosed herein is an EL display panel module, including: a pixel array section including a panel serving as a substrate, and a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix on the panel and each including a pixel circuit, and a light emitting region; and a driving circuit for driving the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090219235 - El display panel, electronic apparatus and el display panel driving method: An electro luminescence display panel adopting an active-matrix driving method and including pixel circuits; a capacitor control line; a coupling capacitor; and a pulse voltage source.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090219233 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display and a method of driving the same. The organic light emitting display includes: a display unit having a plurality of data lines, a plurality of scan lines, and a plurality of pixels at crossing regions of the plurality of data lines and the plurality of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090219236 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device is disclosed. The device has a drive circuit which generates a reference clock to be used for synchronizing data signals supplied to the pixels. The reference clock is based on the frame frequency. As a result, the display will provide images of consistent quality... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090219237 - Electro-optical device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus: In the hold-type display device that has a pixel connected to a storage capacitor via switching element, a frame period for driving the display device includes a first period, and a second period that is after the first period of the frame period. A voltage for black display is maintained... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090219238 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, and driving circuit and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display apparatus is composed of a plurality of pixels, a plurality of switches and a driver circuit for driving the plurality of switches. Each of the plurality of pixels is provided with a liquid crystal element in which a liquid crystal layer is sandwiched between a pixel... Agent: Louis Woo Law Office Of Louis Woo

20090219239 - Printed circuit board and display system including the printed circuit board: A display system includes a system module, a connector connected to the system module, and a display module connected to the system module through the connector. The display module includes a liquid crystal panel which displays an image, and a first printed circuit board (“PCB”) which drives the liquid crystal... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090219240 - Liquid crystal display driver device and liquid crystal display system: The present invention is directed to reduce the size of a liquid crystal driver (semiconductor integrated circuit for driving liquid crystal) having therein a D/A converting circuit, converting digital image data to analog gradation voltage, and outputting a voltage to be applied to a signal line (source line) of a... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090219241 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device has a liquid crystal display panel which includes: a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal composition which is sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate; a pixel region which is formed of a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix array... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090219242 - Liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal panel controller, and timing controller: In a LCD device, deterioration in display quality due to the difference of the line resistances of scan-line control signal lines is prevented by a simple structure. A gate driver outputs, from respective output terminals connected to scan-line control signal lines of a liquid crystal panel, a panel control pulse... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090219243 - System and method for adjusting a backlight level for a display on an electronic device: The disclosure describes a system and method for adjusting a backlight for a display for an electronic device. In the method, the following steps are provided: identifying a highest brightness value of an image for generation on the display; determining whether there is sufficient brightness headroom for the image based... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP

20090219244 - System and method for adjusting an intensity value and a backlight level for a display of an electronic device: The disclosure relates to a system and method for determining pixel intensity values (luma values) for an image being displayed on a display of an electronic device, then adjusting the pixel intensity and the backlight level for the image that is output to a liquid crystal display (LCD). The system... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP

20090219245 - Digital picture frame: A method, apparatus and system for display of digital images that provides for duplicate file detection, dynamic simultaneous and sequential display of multiple images, user modifiable image display sequences, operating mode transition based upon motion sensing and automatic and selective transfer of images from external devices without requiring user or... Agent: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP

20090219246 - Terminal device, terminal system and computer-readable recording medium recording program: A terminal device displays an image such that an operation part is positioned on a right side of the terminal device when image information is first-kind information indicating that an operation part is on a right side or a left side and a right-hand operation mode in which the operation... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090219247 - Flexible information display terminal and interface for information display: An information display terminal includes a flexible display unit that displays information and is configured to be flexible; bend sensors that are incorporated in the display unit and detect a bending degree by bending the display unit; and an image display control unit that controls a scrolling speed of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090219248 - Electronic device capable of showing page flip effect and method thereof: A method for showing page flip effect when use electronic device enjoy electronic documents, including: when receiving a flip-page instruction, obtain a parameter from a parameter table from a storage unit, the parameter table contains several parameters, each parameter include a first group of coordinates, a content of a flip-page... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090219249 - Information processing apparatus with double-sided operable keyboard: There is provided an information processing apparatus with a double-sided operable keyboard, capable of executing desired application processing even in the case where a keyboard is folded and keys to be normally operated are directed to a reverse side (e.g., a display apparatus side or a lower side) with respect... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090219250 - Interface with and communication between mobile electronic devices: An input device and mobile electronic devices having improved user interface capabilities are described. In one embodiment, a “triple-threat” device is provided in the form of a mobile electronic device of a slider construction. A two-way slider mechanism is provided. In one embodiment, a screen of the mobile electronic device... Agent: Michael J. Ure

20090219251 - Virtual optical input device with feedback and method of controlling the same: Provided are a virtual optical input device capable of providing feedback and a method of controlling the same. In the method, a portion of an input means such as a finger, and a portion of a shadow of the input means generated by a light source are detected through image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090219252 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for moving controls on a touchscreen: An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for facilitating blind usage of an electronic device having a touchscreen. The electronic device may sense the location of a user's finger on the touchscreen and generate, at that location, an output associated with an object capable of being selected. Generating... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090219253 - Interactive surface computer with switchable diffuser: An interactive surface computer with a switchable diffuser layer is described. The switchable layer has two states: a transparent state and a diffusing state. When it is in its diffusing state, a digital image is displayed and when the layer is in its transparent state, an image can be captured... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090219254 - Notebook computer with dual screens: A notebook computer with dual screens includes a first display screen, a second display screen has a touch screen function, a motherboard includes a north bridge and a south bridge, a super input/output device, a touch screen control circuit is connected to the south bridge through the super input/output device,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090219259 - Portable terminal: A portable terminal having a display, and a touch panel disposed on the display and configured to detect a touch input is provided. The touch panel includes a first transparent film having an upper surface and a lower surface, a first transparent electrode layer at the upper surface of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090219256 - Systems and methods for resolving multitouch scenarios for optical touchscreens: An optical touch detection system may rely on triangulating points in a touch area based on the direction of shadows cast by an object interrupting light in the touch area. When two interruptions occur simultaneously, ghost points and true touch points triangulated from the shadows can be distinguished from one... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090219257 - Touch screen sensor: A touch screen sensor includes a visible light transparent substrate and an electrically conductive micropattern disposed on or in the visible light transparent substrate. The micropattern includes a first region micropattern within a touch sensing area and a second region micropattern. The first region micropattern has a first sheet resistance... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090219258 - Touch screen sensor with low visibility conductors: A touch screen sensor with a conductive micropattern includes one or more features to obscure or reduce the visibility of the conductive micropattern.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090219260 - Touchpad: A portable electronic apparatus is disclosed. The apparatus has a body portion and input means in the form of a touchpad. The touchpad is movable between a first relative position where it operates in a first mode, and a second relative position where it operates in a second mode. The... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090219255 - Touchpad combined with a display and having proximity and touch sensing capabilities to enable different functions or interfaces to be displayed: A touch-sensitive and far-field or proximity sensitive touchpad combined with a display, wherein the touchpad is formed as a touchstrip that is concealed inside the display, wherein a first function or interface such as a menu is enabled when an actuating device reaches a threshold distance from the touchpad, wherein... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20090219261 - Touch-sensitive illuminated display apparatus and method of operation thereof: A touch-sensitive system, and apparatus, and method of operation of the apparatus, are provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a light source module configured to emit light; and a deformable waveguide coupled to the light source module and configured to transmit the light or a deflected version of the... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090219262 - Active input device for a scanned beam display: An input device (300) is provided for use with an image projection system (100). The input device (300) includes a first end (309) having a photodetector (302) and a second end (310) having a phototransmitter (303). An image projection system output beam (124) of photons is projected on a projection... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20090219263 - Drive circuit of display panel and display apparatus: A flexible printed circuit has ICs which drive display devices, connection wirings which connect the ICs and wirings on a display panel, and a resistor which is formed by the same process as the connection wirings. The ICs have a compensation circuit which compensates a voltage drop on the connection... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090219264 - Video playback on electronic paper displays: A system for displaying video on electronic paper displays to reduce video playback artifacts comprises an electronic paper display, a video display driver, a video transcoder, a display controller, a memory buffer and a waveforms module. The video display driver receives a re-formatted video stream, which has been processed by... Agent: Ricoh/fenwick

20090219265 - Organic light emitting display device and method for driving the same: An organic light emitting display device having low power consumption is disclosed. Power in the device is saved by precharging data lines if the data of the current frame has a higher voltage than the data of the previous frame. Accordingly, if the data lines are precharged the data line... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090219266 - Pixel circuit arrays: A pixel circuit array may include pixel circuits and/or a global reset transistor that has a first end connected to a second end of a reset transistor and is turned on or off in response a global reset signal. Each pixel circuit may include: a transmission transistor that may receive... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090219267 - Video display apparatus and video display method: According to an aspect of the invention, a video display apparatus includes: a sensor that measures an external environment to output the external environment; a storing unit that stores a correction value associated with the measured value; a adjusting unit that changes the correction value based on a given operation... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090219269 - Driver circuit, method for driving, electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: A driver circuit includes a plurality of data signal output units each configured to provide the electro-optical device with the data signal, a timing signal output unit configured to provide the electro-optical device with the timing signals, a detection unit configured to detect signal levels of the data signals provided... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090219268 - Image display apparatus, correction circuit thereof and method for driving image display apparatus: A correction circuit includes a timing control circuit for dividing a drive period assigned for drive of display devices into plural calculation slots, a luminance calculation circuit for calculating luminance including an effect of a voltage drop for each calculation slot, an accumulation circuit for temporally accumulating the luminance for... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090219270 - Apparatus for driving an lcd display with reducted power consumption: Apparatus (200) for driving an LCD display. The apparatus (200) comprises a source driver which is operated between a first power supply rail (VDDH) and a second power supply rail (VSSH). The source driver comprises a power buffer (22) being arranged between the first and the second power supply rails... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20090219273 - Display system with a solar cell and device having the same: A display system and a device having the display system are provided. The display system includes: a pixel area on which a pixel is formed; a substrate having a top side and a back side opposite to the top side, and a plurality of edges between the top side and... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090219271 - Electronic document reader system: We describe an electronic document reader system for viewing electronic documents, in which the electronic documents are viewable on a removable electronic document reader display that is useable whilst removed from an electronic document reader display holder. The system comprises: a removable non-volatile display for viewing electronic documents thereon, the... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090219272 - Plasma display panel drive circuit and plasma display device: A PDP driving circuit and a plasma display apparatus with high image quality are realized. The PDP driving circuit of the present invention has a function of lowering the voltage of a recovery capacitor by connecting a step-up circuit including at least an inductor, a switch element, and a diode... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090219274 - Power circuit and liquid crystal display device using same: A power circuit includes a PWM circuit for generating a pulse wave, a first control signal and a second control signal, a switching mode voltage stabilizer circuit, a first control circuit and a second control circuit. The PWM circuit includes a pulse wave pin, a first control pin and a... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090219275 - Dc-dc converter and organic light emitting display using the same: A DC-DC converter is provided including a switch unit, a coil, and a controller. The switch unit is coupled to an input power supply and is configured to transmit or not to transmit input power from the input power supply in accordance with a switching signal. The coil has a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090219276 - Driving device and driving method for image display device: A display driving device and method capable of canceling an offset voltage while suppressing a delay in outputting an image signal to the display device by the time required for the image signal to be completely received in the display device. In an exemplary embodiment, when an image signal is... Agent: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20090219279 - Driving method of memory access: The present invention provides a spatial light modulator, comprising: a plurality of pixel elements wherein each of the pixel elements comprises at least a switching element; a plurality of control lines connected to at least one of the switching elements; and a controller for generating and transmitting a control signal... Agent: Bo-in Lin

20090219278 - Electroluminescence display panel, electronic apparatus and driving method for electroluminescence display panel: An EL display panel having a pixel structure ready for an active matrix driving method, includes: an input signal line driving section configured to output an intermediate potential for mobility correction, a threshold value correction potential and a signal potential corresponding to a gradation value in order for each horizontal... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090219277 - Imaging device, driving method of the same, display device and electronic apparatus: In an imaging device including imaging elements, a driver configuration which does not require much layout space and ensures a reduced number of wirings is provided. The imaging device includes imaging elements 1 arranged in a matrix or in lines and a single driver circuit 6 disposed along the vertical... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090219282 - Method and apparatus for encoding datastream including additional information on multiview image and method and apparatus for decoding datastream by using the same: Provided are a method and apparatus for encoding and decoding a datastream into which multiview image information is inserted. The method of decoding a multiview image datastream includes extracting multiview image information including information on at least one view image of a multiview image, from at least one elementary stream... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090219281 - Reducing seam artifacts when applying a texture to a three-dimensional (3d) model: Embodiments of the present invention include techniques for reducing artifacts in rendered images. In one embodiment, a dual UV engine generates a dual of the graph defined by an initial UV set associated with a 3D model. The dual UV engine then uses existing flattening and layout engines to generate... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090219280 - System and method for removing seam artifacts: Embodiments of the present invention include techniques for reducing artifacts in rendered images. In one embodiment, a dual UV engine generates a dual of the graph defined by an initial UV set associated with a 3D model. The dual UV engine then uses existing flattening and layout engines to generate... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090219284 - Frontend for universal rendering framework: Embodiments of the invention provide a renderer-agnostic method for representing materials independently from an underlying rendering engine. Advantageously, materials libraries may be extended with new materials for rendering with an existing rendering engine and implementation. Also, new rendering engines and implementations may be added for existing materials. Thus, at run-time,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090219283 - Non-linear depth rendering of stereoscopic animated images: A method for rendering stereoscopic images with non-linear depth variation The method includes storing content in memory that is ready for rendering, e.g., computer animated images including animated objects or models. A processor is operated to position stereo or horizontally offset cameras and to render the images based on a... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20090219285 - Technique for improving ray tracing performance: A technique to improve ray tracing performance. In one embodiment, polygons not intersecting a specially created frustum are excluded from further ray-triangle tests, thereby enabling more efficient traversal of an acceleration structure corresponding to the given scene.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20090219286 - Non-linear beam tracing for computer graphics: A non-linear beam tracing technique that supports full non-linear beam tracing effects including multiple reflections and refractions for computer graphics applications. The technique introduces non-linear beam tracing to render non-linear ray tracing effects such as curved mirror reflection, refraction, caustics, and shadows. Beams are allowed to be non-linear where rays... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090219288 - Interactive debugging and monitoring of shader programs executing on a graphics processor: A development application leverages the programmability of shader execution units in the graphics processing subsystem to make graphics processing subsystem state data accessible to applications executed outside the graphics processing subsystem. The development application modifies shaders to include state output instructions adapted to direct a shader execution unit to copy... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090219287 - Modeling and rendering of heterogeneous translucent materials using the diffusion equation: An exemplary method includes providing image data for an illuminated physical sample of a heterogeneous translucent material, determining one or more material properties of the material based in part on a diffusion equation where one of the material properties is a diffusion coefficient for diffusion of radiation in the material... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090219289 - Fast three-dimensional visualization of object volumes without image reconstruction by direct display of acquired sensor data: Embodiments of the present invention address deficiencies of the art in respect to 3D visualization of object volumes and provide a method, system and computer program product for fast 3D visualization of object volumes without image reconstruction by direct display of acquired sensor data. In an embodiment of the invention,... Agent: Carey, Rodriguez, Greenberg & Paul, LLP Steven M. Greenberg

20090219290 - Image display processing appartus, image display processing method, and recording medium: An image display processing apparatus includes an input-shape detector detecting a shape of a trajectory of a line drawn in the monitor screen; a center-point determiner determining, in a case where the shape of the trajectory of the line is formed of a circular line and an offshoot line extending... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090219291 - Movie animation systems: This invention relates generally to methods, apparatus, and computer program code for machine-assisted generation of animated films/movies, in particular for animation based on games engine technology. We describe methods of controlling a plurality of virtual cameras in a 3D virtual reality environment, and also methods of controlling a plurality of... Agent: Clise InternationalIPLLC

20090219293 - Cellular telephone set and character display presentation method to be used in the same: A cellular telephone set can increase number of display patterns of animation display without occupying large storage region in the memory and without performing setting operation every time. The character presentation means determines character to be displayed in each event screen upon depression of call release button after telephone calling,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090219292 - Systems and methods for specifying arbitrary animation controls for model objects: Systems and methods for defining or specifying an arbitrary set of one or more animation control elements or variables (i.e., “avars”), and for associating the set with a model object or part of a model object. Once a set of avars (“avarset”) is associated with an object model, a user... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar

20090219294 - Visual state manager for control skinning: Embodiments described herein are directed to automatically generating an animation for a transition between a current state and a new state. In one embodiment, a computer system accesses state properties of a visual element corresponding to a current state the visual element is in and a new state the visual... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20090219295 - Display system and method for reducing power consumption of same: For reducing power consumption of a display, whether a currently received frame data is different from a currently displayed frame data or not is discriminated. If the currently received frame data is different from the currently displayed frame data, execute data refresh in a normal way. If the currently received... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090219296 - Image display apparatus and method: A display image of a frame is input in time series. An inverse colored image to cancel the display image is generated. The display image is divided into a plurality of subfields, and the inverse colored image is also divided into a plurality of subfields. A time divisional image is... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090219297 - Booting method of computer system and boot logo processing method thereof: A boot logo processing method includes the following steps. Palette data and a boot graphic including plurality colors are provided, and the colors include corresponding color values respectively in color gamut of the boot graphic. A boot graphic is provided, and it may be composed of plurality colors. When the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090219298 - Method and system for generating online cartoon outputs: A method and system for generating a cartoon are provided. The method includes receiving a digital image for processing at a server. The method includes executing a color structure coding procedure to produce a color-reduced interim image. The method includes generating a sketch from the digital image with a Difference... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20090219299 - Method and system for dynamic color allocation for anti-aliased images in palette-based systems: Example systems and methods of color allocation for an anti-aliased image involve reserving a number of palette entries in a palette of colors for a graphical user interface and dynamically determining a number of colors for anti-aliasing between first and second colors in the image. The determined anti-aliasing colors are... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090219300 - Method and system for producing a video synopsis: A computer-implemented method and system transforms a first sequence of video frames of a first dynamic scene to a second sequence of at least two video frames depicting a second dynamic scene. A subset of video frames in the first sequence is obtained that show movement of at least one... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20090219301 - Ultrasonic imaging system and method: The present invention relates to an ultrasonic imaging system for evaluating and displaying a deformation of a body organ. A sequence of image data sets comprising at least a first image data set and a second image data set of echographic data is acquired. A motion vector field is calculated... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090219302 - Electronic device capable of processing image and method thereof: A method for processing an image before the image is displayed on a display unit, including: obtaining information of the image and judging the aspect ratio of the image whether equal to the aspect ratio of the display unit; if equality, then display the image on the display unit; else,... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090219303 - Method and system for controlling a display: The invention describes a method for controlling a display, which method comprises the steps of displaying a portion of a visual presentation (VP) on the display (4) and aiming a pointing device (1) comprising a camera (2) at a target area (A) to indicate a target (PT) in the visual... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090219304 - Method for browsing through a list by continuous scrolling of a graphic feature and related terminal: The present invention relates to a navigation method on elements extracted from a determined list of elements. A part at least of the elements of the list is displayed and a navigation command enables the user to move a graphical characteristic on the displayed elements. The maximum speed of movement... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090219305 - Ambient light script command encoding: Light script command encoding for intelligent ambient lighting to enhance video content allows many controlled operating parameters to be specified simultaneously for a plurality of ambient light units. Initialization or setting codes specify luminance, chrominance, and light character, while separable change codes specify changes in the controlled operating parameters. The... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090219308 - Image display apparatus, correction circuit thereof and method for driving image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes: a correction circuit that outputs corrected data based on luminance data designating luminance of display devices, and a modulation circuit that outputs a pulse width modulation signal for driving the display device to the column wiring based on the corrected data. The correction circuit includes:... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090219307 - Lcd driver circuit: A liquid crystal driver performs inversion driving of a plurality of data lines of a liquid crystal panel. A source driver generates a driving voltage in accordance with the brightness data indicating the brightness of a pixel, and supplies the driving voltage to the corresponding data line. A common electrode... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090219306 - Luminance correction system and method: A luminance correction system and method include: a data signal application module that applies a data signal to emit light at a maximum luminance; a luminance measurement module that measures luminance of a display region to which the data signal is applied; a comparator that compares luminance with a target... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090219309 - Method and device for reducing power consumption in a display: A method and system for reducing power consumption in a display includes driving a display comprising a plurality of display elements characterized by a display state. In a first mode of operation, the display state of substantially all the display elements is periodically re-set so as to display a first... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

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