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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems October categorized by USPTO classification 10/09

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20090256780 - Digital display devices having communication capabilities: A digital display device having two or more displays that are coupled at angles to each other for displaying content associated with multiple sets of sources of content is described herein. Each display has one or more display regions in which content is displayed. A first display region on one... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20090256781 - Film unit and plasma display panel having the same: Provided are a film unit which can protect a screen of a display device by absorbing and spreading an impact applied from the outside of the display device, and a plasma display panel having the film unit. The film unit includes a base film having a predetermined area and thickness... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090256783 - Current control in display device: An electroluminescent display device having a first and a second power supply; a respective power supply line for each row, wherein each power supply line is placed along a horizontal direction and is connected to the respective first electrodes of the driving TFTs of the pixels in the corresponding row;... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20090256782 - Image display device and method of driving the same: An image display device includes a display portion formed by disposing pixel circuits in a matrix, and a signal line driving circuit and a scanning line driving circuit for driving the pixel circuits through signal lines and scanning lines of the display portion. The pixel circuit includes at least: a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090256784 - Inverter and display device including the same: An inverter includes a first PMOS transistor having a gate electrode coupled to a first input port, a first electrode coupled to a first node and a second electrode coupled to the gate electrode or a second power source; a second PMOS transistor having a gate electrode coupled to the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090256785 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device and a method of driving the same are provided. The display device includes a scan driver that generates a plurality of scanning signals, a data driver that generates a data voltage, and a plurality of pixels that receive the data voltage according to the scanning signal and... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090256786 - Light source driving apparatus, light source driving method, and display apparatus: A light source driving apparatus includes: a switching driver which performs switched-mode power conversion and outputs a first current toward a light source, to control quantity of light emitted from the light source; and a current bypasser which bypasses at least a part of the first current so that a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090256787 - Array substrate of liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: An array substrate of a liquid crystal display (LCD) device comprising a switching device switching a connection between a short ring connected with a common line and each of a plurality of data lines. The switching device is turned off during a normal state, but is turned on by a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090256789 - Lighting device for display device, display device and television receiver: A lighting device for a display device includes a plurality of light sources, a power source arranged to provide drive power for the light sources, a common electrode arranged to supply the drive power to the plurality of light sources, a plurality of holder electrodes arranged to hold the respective... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090256788 - Liquid crystal display data processing method and apparatus: The present invention relates to a Liquid Crystal Display data processing method and apparatus. The data processing method comprises receiving a (n+1)th row of actual data, reading a buffered nth row of actual data, and performing an exclusive-or operation on the (n+1)th row of actual data and the nth row... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090256790 - Liquid crystal display having dynamic backlighting: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel for displaying images, a light guide plate, and light sources. The light guide plate includes light emitting areas. The light sources provide light to the corresponding light emitting areas respectively. When an area of the liquid crystal panel corresponding to a... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090256791 - Method and a device for compensating response time of liquid crystal display: The present invention relates to a method for compensating response time of liquid crystal display and a device therefor. The compensating method comprises: receiving gray scale data of a picture in present frame and obtaining a first additional driving value according to the comparison result between gray scale data of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090256792 - Display device: An object of the present invention is to increase the reliability in the level shift operation in a display device provided with a level shift circuit. The display device according to the present invention is characterized in that the above described level shift circuit comprises: a first thin film transistor... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090256793 - Device and a method for driving liquid crystal display: The present invention relates to device for driving liquid crystal display (LCD) and method for driving the same. The device for driving LCD comprises a voltage input module for receiving Gamma reference voltage; a voltage generation module connected to said voltage input module, for generating pixel driving voltage of a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090256794 - Shift register: A shift register includes a plurality of stages for sequentially outputting scan pulses to drive a plurality of gate lines, wherein each of the stages includes a set node, a pull-up switching device for outputting a corresponding scan pulse according to a logic state of the set node, at least... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090256797 - Display apparatus and method for controlling light output of the display apparatus: To improve the quality of light emitted by a light source in a display apparatus (10) comprising a light source (20) and a light modulator (30), integral means (60) for measuring the colour characteristics of the light emitted from the light source (20) are provided, and controlling means (80) for... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090256796 - Display device and method of manufacturing the same: A display device includes a backlight assembly, a display panel, a top chassis and a sealing member. The backlight assembly includes a light-generating unit, a receiving container receiving the light-generating unit and a mold frame disposed along an edge portion of the receiving container. The display panel is disposed on... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090256795 - Display system with led backlight means: A power-saving display system without color filter is disclosed to include a backlight panel, a LED backlight set controlled to emit a first light source, a second light source, and/or a third light source to the backlight panel, a LCD panel disposed at a top side of said backlight panel,... Agent: The Weintraub Group, P.L.C

20090256798 - Automatic configuration of update operations for a bistable, electropic display: An apparatus embodying principles of the invention includes first, second, and at least one pipeline units. The first unit generates synthesized pixel data from pixels of an image and pixels of a previous image. The second unit determines an update mode by comparing pixels of the image with corresponding pixels... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20090256799 - Methods for driving electro-optic displays: A data structure for use in controlling a bistable electro-optic display having a plurality of pixels comprises a pixel data storage area storing, for each pixel of the display, data representing initial and desired final states of the pixel, and a drive scheme index number representing the drive scheme to... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20090256801 - System and method that generates outputs: The present invention relates to a system and method that generates outputs based on the operating position of a sensor which is determined by the biomechanical positions or gestures of individual operators. The system including a garment on which one or more than one sensor is removably attached and the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090256800 - Virtual reality simulator harness systems: The inventions are directed to assemblies for interfacing three-dimensional movements of a person to a virtual environment or to a remote environment. The harness assemblies maintain the user in a desired location with respect to the virtual reality system thereby allowing the virtual reality system to capture the movements of... Agent: Juneau Partners

20090256802 - Keyboard with optical cursor control device: The present invention relates to a keyboard with an optical cursor control device. The keyboard includes a plurality of keys and the optical cursor control device. These keys contain a space bar. The optical cursor control device may generate a cursor control signal by sensing movement of a user's finger.... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090256803 - System and method for providing simulated mouse drag and click functions for an electronic device: A system and method for providing simulated mouse drag and click functions for an electronic device having a display are provided. The system includes a detection module, a define module, and a control module. The detection module includes at least one sensor for providing a horizontal move signal and a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090256804 - Cob module of an optical mouse: A COB module of an optical mouse has a controller circuit and optical components of the optical mouse integrated thereon, so as to improve the problem with conventional optical mice that light path shifting tends to occur and improve the imaging definition. By disposing a button and wheel mechanism independently... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090256805 - Keyboard with a projection: A keyboard is provided as a peripheral device for a computer unit with a key field and an associated housing, whereby an extension is attached to the housing. The keyboard includes at least one reading device being accommodated in the extension for the contactless reading of data stored on ID... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20090256806 - Method and apparatus for altering key function of software input panel and recording medium thereof: A method and an apparatus for altering a key function of a software input panel (SIP) of an electronic device and a recording medium thereof are provided, wherein the SIP includes a plurality of keys, and the number and layout of the keys are fixed. In the present method, first,... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090256808 - Device and method for stroke based graphic input: A user interface includes a touch screen configured to receive stroke input(s). The user interface is arranged to display a graphical trace of the received stroke input on the touch screen and to determine whether a criterion is fulfilled and if so remove at least a portion of the graphical... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20090256812 - Display apparatus and control method of the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel having a light emitting device, a sensor which senses an electric current flowing in the light emitting device, and a controller which determines that an external stimulus occurs to the display panel if a change of a sensed current exceeds a preset current... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090256814 - Mobile terminal and screen control method thereof: A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a display for sensing at least one of a touch or an approach of a pointing means and a controller for controlling brightness of a sensed area according to the sensed touch or the approach of the pointing means.... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090256811 - Optical touch screen: A device may include a position sensitive detector that is configured to generate a value corresponding to a location associated with a shadow or absence of light on an upper surface of the position sensitive detector. The device may also include logic configured to receive the value, determine that a... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090256809 - Three-dimensional touch interface: A device may include a display to show a representation of a three-dimensional image; a first touch panel to provide a first user input based on the display; a second touch panel to provide a second user input based on the display; and processing logic to associate the first user... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090256810 - Touch screen display: A device may include a number of diodes and control logic. The control logic may be configured to forward bias a first one of the diodes for a first duration of time corresponding to a frame, forward bias a second one of the diodes for a first portion of the... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090256807 - User interface: The invention relates to a user interface for controlling an electronic device. The user interface comprises a sensor element (201) that has a sensor surface (202) and is arranged to produce a location indicator that indicates a location of a spot (231) of the sensor surface that is closest to... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20090256813 - Vehicle moving-image interface: A vehicle moving-image interface for displaying and repositioning an image in a plurality of locations in response to a vehicle occupant command includes a display device mounted to the vehicle. The display device has first and second surface portions, with the first surface portion displaying the image. The interface further... Agent: Daimlerchrysler Intellectual Capital Corporation Cims 483-02-19

20090256815 - Active matrix touch sensing: An active matrix for a capacitive multiple touch sensing device is disclosed. One embodiment comprises one or more active matrix capacitive touch sensing pixels that each include a capacitor and a thin film transistor, wherein a voltage can be applied to the thin film transistor to address the capacitor. In... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090256821 - Display device: The electrostatic capacity coupling type touch panel includes X electrodes (XP) and Y electrodes (YP) which intersect each other via a first insulating layer, and a plurality of Z electrodes in floating states to each other via a second insulating layer. For the second insulating layer, a material which changes... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090256818 - Display device and a method of driving the same: A display device including: a plurality of pixels; pixel electrodes; n (n≧2) counter electrodes; a display functional layer; a write drive scanning portion; detection electrodes; an alternate current drive scanning portion; and a detecting portion.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090256820 - Display device, liquid crystal display device, electronic apparatus, and display device manufacturing method: To provide a low-cost display device which can accurately detect a position touched by a finger. A display device displays an image by having display elements capable of performing electro-optic responses formed between conductible first and second substrates, and detects a contact position touched by a contact body by having... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090256819 - Display panel assembly and display apparatus having the display panel assembly: A display panel assembly according to one or more embodiments includes a display panel and a protective film. The display panel converts information input by physical pressure into an electric signal and displays an image. The protective film includes a base disposed on the display panel and a protruding part... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090256816 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device is for recognizing a variation in liquid crystal capacitance according to a touch to be capable of sensing whether or not the device is touched and the position of a touched region and includes a first substrate and a second substrate being opposite to each... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090256817 - Method and apparatus for providing input to a processor, and a sensor pad: An apparatus for providing input to a processor includes a sensor pad having a surface and a sensor array for sensing pressure at the surface and producing signals corresponding to the pressure at the surface. The sensor array having columns and rows of electrodes that are covered with resistive material... Agent: Ansel M. Schwartz Attorney At Law

20090256822 - Touch screen remote control device for use with a toy: A remote control device having a touch screen for remotely directing a toy, such as a remote control vehicle or airplane, is provided.... Agent: Kolisch Hartwell, P.C.

20090256823 - Display device and transparent magnetic film: r

20090256825 - Pen stylus enabled capacitive touch system and method: Described is a capacitive touch screen apparatus. An indium tin oxide (ITO) ground screen covers and protects an optical display. One or more support structures are secured atop the ground screen layer. A first capacitance sensing patterned ITO trace layer is secured atop the support structures such that an air... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090256824 - Pointer device for capacitive sensitive touch screens: A passive pointer device, in shape of a stylus, for being used in conjunction with a capacitance sensitive touch screen for pointing, writing, drawing or others on the touch screen.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090256827 - Display device and output buffer circuit for driving the same: Disclosed herein is a display device including: a plurality of pixel circuits; a power source line connected to corresponding ones of the plurality of pixel circuits; and an output buffer circuit for supplying currents to corresponding ones of the plurality of pixel circuits by alternately applying a first potential applied... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090256826 - Image display device and driving method of image display device: Disclosed herein is an image display device for displaying input image data on a display section formed by arranging pixel circuits in a form of a matrix by driving the pixel circuits by a signal line driving circuit and a scanning line driving circuit via a signal line and a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090256828 - Plasma display panel driving circuit and driving method: A driving circuit of a data electrode is provided which includes a drive controlling unit, a first driving transistor and a second driving transistor. The drive controlling unit compares a previous data signal and a present data signal in response to an energy recovery enable signal and outputs a first... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090256829 - System and method for detecting a sampling frequency of an analog video signal: A system and method for detecting sampling frequency in a video signal. A method comprises applying a first test to determine the sampling frequency of the image signal, applying a second test to determine the sampling frequency of the image signal, and verifying the sampling frequency of the image signal.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090256831 - Display apparatus and circuit reparation method thereof: A display apparatus and a circuit reparation method thereof are provided. The display apparatus comprises a control module, a first gate on array (GOA) circuit, a second GOA circuit, and a variable voltage source. The control module generates at least one control signal. The first GOA circuit is electrically connected... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090256830 - Hybrid display: A mobile communication device comprising a display assembly comprising a plurality of transistors, where each of the plurality of transistors includes a light-emitting region and a non-light-emitting region and a plurality of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), where the plurality of OLEDs are located directly on top of the non-light-emitting... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090256832 - Method and a device for driving liquid crystal display: The present invention relates to a method and a device for driving liquid crystal display. The method comprises: turning on the N-th row of gate line; closing a switch, so that the charges on the two rows of gate line are neutralized and the gate ON voltage on the N-th... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090256833 - Method for driving display device: A method for driving a display device is provided herein. The display device includes a plurality of scan lines. The method comprises following steps: dividing the scan lines into a plurality of groups, each of which comprises at least two scan lines, i.e. a first and a second scan line;... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090256834 - Light emitting device and display device using the same: A light emitting device includes a plurality of scan lines for transferring light emitting scan signals including a combination of an emission-on voltage and an emission-off voltage. A plurality of data lines extend in a direction crossing the plurality of scan lines and are configured to transfer light emitting data... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090256835 - Video multiviewer system for generating video data based upon multiple video inputs with added graphic content and related methods: A video multiviewer system may include a plurality of video inputs and a multiviewer video processor coupled to the plurality of video inputs. The multiviewer video processor may include a central processing unit (CPU) and a graphics processing unit (GPU) cooperating therewith for generating video data based upon the plurality... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090256838 - method, apparatus and computer-readable medium for creating a preset map for the visualization of an image dataset: A method for creating a preset map for the visualization of an image dataset is provided. The method comprises dynamically adapting the preset map based on image dataset properties resulting in an adapted preset map. The method may be used for identifying the gray value similarity between the volume that... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090256837 - Directing camera behavior in 3-d imaging system: A method of associating a computer generated camera with an object in a three-dimensional computer generated space. The method receives a command to associate the camera with an object in the simulated space. Based on the command the method determines a path for moving the camera to a position near... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090256836 - Hybrid rendering of image data utilizing streaming geometry frontend interconnected to physical rendering backend through dynamic accelerated data structure generator: A circuit arrangement and method provide a hybrid rendering architecture capable of interfacing a streaming geometry frontend with a physical rendering backend using a dynamic accelerated data structure (ADS) generator. The dynamic ADS generator effectively parallelizes the generation of the ADS, such that an ADS may be built using a... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)

20090256840 - Panning using virtual surfaces: The present invention relates to panning a virtual camera in a three dimensional environment. In an embodiment of the present invention, a computer-implemented method pans a virtual camera in a three dimensional environment. In the method embodiment, a first point is determined on a three dimensional model in the three... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.l.l.c.

20090256839 - System and method for facilitating performance venue seat selection: Seat selection for prospective spectators at a performance venue is facilitated by displaying virtual views of the performance space from any selected seat. The virtual seat views can be photorealistic renderings based on a three dimensional digital model of the performance venue. The virtual seat views can also reflect the... Agent: Herbert L. Allen Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist, P.A.

20090256841 - Support system, method and storage medium: An editing process including generation, modification, and deletion of pass points through which a linear structure such as a wire harness or the like should pass in a virtual space is performed in accordance with an operation of an input device by a user, a position of a pass point... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090256843 - System and method for active selection in a solid model: A system, method, and computer program for selecting modification features on a solid model that is manipulated in a computer having software instructions, comprising: a computer system, wherein the computer system includes a memory, a processor, a user input device, and a display device; a computer generated geometric model stored... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090256842 - System and method for splitting faces on a solid model: A system, method, and computer program for selecting modifications to a solid model that is manipulated in a computer having software instructions, comprising a computer system, wherein the computer system includes a memory, a processor, a user input device, and a display device; a computer generated geometric model stored in... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090256844 - Untransformed display lists in a tile based rendering system: A three-dimensional computer graphics rendering system allows a tile-based rendering system to operate with a reduced amount of storage required for tiled screen space geometry by using an untransformed display list to represent the screen's geometry.... Agent: Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, P.C.

20090256845 - Accelerated ray tracing: Methods, systems and computer program code (software) products executable in a computer processor element include computing, in the processor element, a minimal axis-aligned bounding box of the intersection of a given axis-aligned bounding box and a triangle under linear motion, and/or traversing, in the processor element, a ray tracing acceleration... Agent: Jacobs & Kim / Mi

20090256846 - System and method of providing interactive data analysis with varying subjective parameters: An interactive data analysis system is disclosed. The interactive data analysis system has a computer-generated user interface which includes a plurality of histogram elements having data band controls. The data band controls allow modification of subjective parameters related to the data analysis and produce realtime updates to data forms which... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090256847 - Picture display device: A picture display device including a display unit which displays a picture in accordance with a picture signal included in a broadcast signal. A display control unit displays a picture for an electronic program guide including characters on the display unit in accordance with program information included in the broadcast... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090256848 - Filtering method and apparatus for anti-aliasing: Embodiments of a filtering method and apparatus for anti-aliasing as described herein take advantage of improved existing hardware by using as input the data stored in the multisampling anti-aliasing (MSAA) buffers after rendering. The standard hardware box-filter is then replaced with a more intelligent resolve implemented using shader programs. Embodiments... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20090256849 - Systems and methods for providing intermediate targets in a graphics system: Systems and methods for utilizing intermediate target(s) in connection with computer graphics in a computer system are provided. In various embodiments, intermediate memory buffers in video memory are provided and utilized to allow serialized programs from graphics APIs to support algorithms that exceed the instruction limits of procedural shaders for... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090256850 - Method for processing display data: A method for processing display data includes: storing an image data in a plurality of first-type memories by taking scanning line data as a unit; providing one of the scanning line data stored in a particular memory of the first-type memories to one of a plurality of second-type memories, the... Agent: Portal Ipr Office Chun-ming Shih

20090256851 - Method for reducing video image latency: Image latency is reduced in a video display system where an image is displayed for a stroke video frame period. The system has a display device and a plurality of memory buffers, each of which is adapted to receive image data (in a receiving condition) or to display data to... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20090256852 - Character display apparatus: A character display apparatus searches through a cache means for vector font data which match character attributes of a character to be displayed to acquire the vector font data, and, when no vector font data which match the character attributes of the character to be displayed exist in the cache... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090256854 - Brightness unevenness correction for oled: calculating a value c′ using the approximations; measuring the characteristics of the remaining pixels; approximating each of those characteristics by an equation of the same form, using c′ as the power for all of the approximations, calculating corrected image signals for each pixel using the respective approximations of the corresponding... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20090256853 - Image processing circuit and method thereof: An image processing circuit including an input unit and a first multiplier is provided. The input unit is used for receiving an image data, and obtaining a plurality of color signal values for forming the image data. The first multiplier is used for multiplying the color signals by a transfer... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090256855 - Systems and methods for graphics processing unit augmented high performance personal computing: Systems and methods are disclosed method to increase processing power of a computer by generating a plurality of tasks for an application software; distributing the tasks over a plurality of general purpose processor cores and a graphics processing unit (GPU); and receiving the outputs from the cores and the GPU.... Agent: Tran & Associates

20090256856 - Method and system for emulating a display: In accordance with one embodiment, a method for emulating the color performance of a display system includes determining an expected first color gamut of the display system. Display data is converted into a format that emulates the first color gamut. The converted display data is displayed by a different display... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090256857 - Methods of interfacing with multi-input devices and multi-input display systems employing interfacing techniques: Methods and systems for interfacing with multi-input devices employ various techniques for controlling the window framing of images. Such techniques provide control, including moving, sizing, and orientating, of one or more displayed window frames in which one or more images are displayed.... Agent: Patent Docket Clerk Cowan, Liebowitz & Latman, P.C.

20090256858 - Information processing device and method, and program: An information processing device includes: a clipping unit configured to subject a plurality of images to clipping processing for clipping a part of an image as a partial image to clip a partial image from each of the plurality of images; a size correcting unit configured to correct an image... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090256859 - Video multiviewer system with switcher and distributed scaling and related methods: A video multiviewer system may include a plurality of video scalers operating in parallel for generating initially scaled video streams by performing video scaling in at least one dimension on a plurality of video input streams. The video multiviewer system may also include at least one video cross-point switcher coupled... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090256860 - System and method for presenting topographical data for an earthmoving operation: System and method for presenting a visual image of a work site for an earthmoving machine. In one embodiment, target design data for the work site may be received. A spatial location and orientation for an earthmoving machine operating in relation to the work site may also be received. A... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20090256861 - Device and method for managing the orientation of information being displayed on the screen of a device: A hand-held device and method for managing the orientation of information being displayed on the screen of a hand-held device is provided for devices having a two part slidable housing including a first housing and a second housing where the two housings are adapted to slide separately in multiple directions... Agent: Motorola Inc

20090256862 - Video multiviewer system with distributed scaling and related methods: A video multiviewer system may include a plurality of video scalers operating in parallel for generating initially scaled video streams by performing video scaling in at least one dimension on a plurality of video input streams. The video multiviewer system may also include a processing unit coupled downstream from the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090256863 - Video multiviewer system with serial digital interface and related methods: A video multiviewer system may include a plurality of video scalers operating in parallel for generating initially scaled video streams by performing video scaling in at least one dimension on a plurality of video input streams. The video multiviewer system may also include at least one video cross-point switcher coupled... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20090256864 - Electronic device having improved user interface: Embodiments of the present invention provide an electronic device, comprising a first display and a second display arranged to display a region of the first display at an increased magnification.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20090256866 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus including: a plurality of display elements; a drive circuit for driving the plurality of display elements, the drive circuit having a correction circuit for correcting, in response to a gradation, variations of luminance characteristics of the plurality of display elements, wherein the drive circuit outputs modulation... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090256867 - Method and system for generating accurate images for display by an image display device: Systems, and methods, for calibrating a display device to a content source are provided. After initiating operation of the image display device, and linking it to the content source to transmit an image signal from the content source to the display device, the presence of an image coder may be... Agent: Alleman Hall Mccoy Russell & Tuttle LLP

20090256865 - Method for generating data for driving a display panel, data driving circuit for performing the same and display device having the data driving circuit: A method for generating data for driving a display panel is provided in which first compensation data of (N+k) bits, corresponding to grayscale data of N bits, is generated, wherein values of N and k are natural numbers. A first gamma curve is applied to the first compensation data of... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090256868 - Time-overlapping partial-panel updating of a bistable electro-optic display: A method for updating two or more regions of the display area of a bistable, electro-optic display device comprises selecting at least one first waveform for at least one pixel of a first region; (b) selecting at least one second waveform for at least one pixel of a second region;... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

  
10/08/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20090251386 - Menu sheet: A base sheet has a menu surface for writing a menu. An information display section is attached to the base sheet and displays content of display data. A receiving section receives display data transmitted by an information transmitting apparatus. A storing section stores display data. A control section causes the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090251387 - Display device: The display device is equipped with a plurality of pixels disposed on a substrate in the form of a matrix and more than one drive circuit chip GDR as mounted on the substrate for causing these pixels to perform a display operation, wherein the drive circuit chip GDR has a... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20090251390 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device including a plasma display panel having electrodes through which a driving current flows; a chassis conductor holding the plasma display panel and provided with a return circuit of the driving current; a conductive case enclosing the plasma display panel and the chassis conductor; and a binding... Agent: Panasonic Patent Center

20090251388 - Plasma display panel and its manufacturing method: A plasma display panel of the present invention (1) has a front panel (10) and a back panel (20) that is arranged with a discharge space (30) therebetween. On the surface of the front panel facing toward the space, a scan electrode (102) and a sustain electrode (103) are arranged... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20090251389 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display device: A plasma display panel driving method and a plasma display device estimate the highest temperature and the lowest temperature the panel can have, according to the temperature detected by the thermal sensor, and appropriately drives the panel, to improve the image display quality. Provided are at least three driving modes... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090251391 - Method and apparatus for power recycling in a display system: A power recycling method and apparatus for driving capacitive display elements are described. The driving process involves charging and discharging the display elements. More particularly, the method effectively reuses some of the energy during the discharging process. Energy in display elements flows back from the panel to a power supply... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP

20090251392 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device: A pixel and an organic light emitting display device using the same is provided. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED). A pixel circuit controls an amount of current that flows into the OLED. In the pixel, the pixel circuit includes a first transistor controlling an amount of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090251393 - Scalable led display system: The scalable LED display system has multiple scalable pre-assembled display blind panels to construct a display screen to meet the customer demands of various display sizes. An image controlling device is electronically connected to the LED display screen to drive the LED display screen. Therefore, the present invention simplifies the... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, P.C. Suite 500

20090251394 - Flat panel display: A flat panel display is disclosed. The flat panel display includes a display panel including data lines, gate lines crossing the data lines, pixels arranged in a matrix format, and a pixel array that allows images to be simultaneously displayed on one screen by suitably disposing the images on one... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090251396 - Driving method and related device for reducing power noise for an lcd device: A driving method for reducing power noise for an LCD device includes receiving a plurality of source channel output signals corresponding to a scan line of a first frame, and outputting the plurality of source channel output signals at a plurality of times, for driving the LCD device to display... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090251398 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel having liquid crystal cells, a gate driver for driving gate lines of the liquid crystal display panel, a data driver for driving a first to (2m+1)th data lines of the liquid crystal display panel, wherein the liquid crystal display... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090251397 - Liquid crystal flat panel display with an integral heater of predeterminable capacity: A flat panel liquid crystal display has a front plate and a rear plate with a layer of liquid crystal material maintained in a cavity between them. A thin film transistor array layer is disposed in the cavity, as is an integral heater with a grid of intersecting sets of... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20090251395 - Wiring structures for panels: A panel capable of detecting an input signal applied on or over the panel comprises an array of sensor elements divided into first M1 groups arranged in rows and columns and second M1 groups arranged in rows and columns, each group in one of the first and second M1 groups... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090251399 - Dynamic contrast ratio processing method and apparatus of liquid crystal displaying apparatus: The present invention relates to a dynamic contrast ratio processing method and apparatus of a liquid crystal displaying apparatus. The method includes: performing a histogram statistics processing on input data of the present frame, dividing a statistics processing result into N gray groups, and calculating the a data amount corresponding... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090251401 - Display utilizing simultaneous color intelligent backlighting and luminescence controlling shutters: A display comprises a front-end component having a matrix of neutral light valves that defines the resolution of the display. A backlight unit provides backlighting for the front-end component and has a plurality of individual elements grouped into repeat units, wherein the individual elements in the repeat units differ in... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090251400 - Lcd display method: The present invention offers a display method, which can adjust the brightness of backlight by the brightness correction of the backlight, thereby not only decreasing the power consumption, but also solving the problem of blinking backlights. Especially, the display method of the present invention comprises: receiving an image signals, calculating... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090251402 - Liquid crystal panel with light sensor and liquid crystal display device using the same: An exemplary liquid crystal panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate opposite to the first substrate, a light sensor disposed at an inner side of the first substrate, and a black matrix disposed at an inner side of the second substrate. The light sensor includes a light-sensing unit, and... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090251403 - Liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display panel. The liquid crystal display panel comprises a first display matrix, a second display matrix, a first gate electrode group, a second gate electrode group and a data electrodes group. The first display matrix comprises first display cells arranged in N rows and M columns; the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090251405 - Colour reflective display devices: A colour reflective display device uses two colour absorbing components (40,42), and the quantity of the two colour absorbing components within the pixel aperture can be independently controlled. The first colour absorbing component has a colour (C) at a point lying substantially between the green and blue regions of an... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090251404 - Electrophoretic display and driving method thereof: An electrophoretic display includes first and second gate lines, a data line that crosses the first and second gate lines, a first pixel connected to the first gate line and the data line, and a second pixel positioned on the opposite side of the data line from the first pixel... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090251407 - Device interaction with combination of rings: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates interacting with a device and/or data associated with the device. A computing device can display a portion of data. A ring component can interact with the portion of data to control the device by detecting at least one... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090251408 - Image display device and method of displaying image: Under an LCD panel (241) a prism sheet (242) is provided, and a light beam is emitted in a first direction (243) at a timing that a first LED group (247) is turned on, so that an eye (202L) located at this position can view a first image (211). When... Agent: Nec Corporation Of America

20090251409 - Mobile wireless display software platform for controlling other systems and devices: A wireless headset can incorporate a wireless communication controller that not only provides a video link to a host device, but also provides for control and management of a host device and other more devices. In this context, a host device may be any appropriate device that sources audio, video,... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20090251406 - System and method for selective activation and deactivation of an information handling system input output device: An information handling system has a chassis and a lid, the lid rotating between a closed position and a tablet position. An indicator coupled to the lid, such as a magnet, aligns with a first detector coupled to a chassis of the information handling system, such as a Hall effect... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20090251410 - Pointer display device, pointer display/detection method, pointer display/detection program and information apparatus: Disclosed herein is a pointer display device, including, a touch panel provided on a display screen of a display section, a pointer display section configured to detect a contact point in a touch operation on the touch panel and to display a pointer in an area containing the contact point,... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20090251411 - Computer input device for automatically scrolling in different speed: A computer input device includes a body and a trace-detecting module coupled to the body. The body has a micro control unit (MCU), and the trace-detecting module has a light pervious area, and a trace-detecting unit. The trace-detecting unit further includes a light source and a sensor. The sensor senses... Agent: Raymond Sun

20090251412 - Motion sensing input device of computer system: A motion sensing input device of a computer system includes a motion sensor and a receiver. The motion sensor has two gyroscopes for sensing motions in different directions when a user operates the motion sensor. The motion signals are wirelessly transmitted to the receiver connected with the computer system. Furthermore,... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Int''l Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20090251413 - Computer switching device: A switch controller 21 in the switching device receives input from a mouse 12 which is used to control movement of a pointer on a display connected to a host 20 which currently has focus. Each host is provided with a custom service 28 which monitors the position of the... Agent: Law Office Of Ira S. Dorman

20090251414 - Optical scrolling module and optical control module: An optical scrolling module includes a prism, a light source, an image sensor and a first condenser. The prism is disposed at an opening of an upper shell of a mouse and has a light incident surface, a reflective surface, a contact surface and a light emitting surface. The contact... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090251415 - Optical pointing device: An optical pointing device includes an illumination system, an imaging system and at least one diffraction element. The illumination system includes a light source for providing a light beam to a reflective surface outside the optical pointing device. The imaging system includes an image sensor disposed on a transmission path... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090251417 - Keyboard with programmable keys: Embodiments of the present invention provide programmable keys in a keyboard that provide the user with added functionalities and versatility to enhance the usage of the computer for game play or the like. In one embodiment, a keyboard for use with a computer comprises a plurality of keys which include... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090251416 - Operating device and image forming apparatus: An operating device for controlling an apparatus as an object of control, in accordance with an instruction by a user includes a panel having a main surface, a hardware key provided on the main surface, and a display unit formed of electronic paper, provided in relation to the hardware key... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090251419 - Bracelet with information display and imputting capability: A bracelet with information display and inputting capability comprises twelve segments hinged together to allow the bracelet to be folded around the wrist of a user. An information processing unit receives inputted information from an inputting device, for example, by a QWERTY keyboard, and generates display for displaying information on... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090251418 - Method of configuring an idle screen and device using the same: A method of operating a mobile phone implementing a plurality of functions is provided. A communication mode is provided in the mobile phone, when in the communication mode, a communication control interface is configured as an idle screen when none of the functions is in use. A function application mode... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090251428 - Capacitive touch system and data transmission method in a capacitive touch system: A capacitive touch system uses at least two integrated circuits to simultaneously scan a touch panel, each scanning only a portion of traces of the touch panel, and a second integrated circuit to receive sensed data from the first integrated circuits. The sensed data contains parameters representing a sum of... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090251430 - Circuit complexity reduction of a capacitive touch system: A capacitive touch system uses at least two first integrated circuits to simultaneously scan a touch panel, each of the first integrated circuits only for scanning a portion of the touch panel. Therefore, the capacitive touch system can maintain a good frame rate, even the touch panel is a large... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090251435 - Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090251432 - Electronic apparatus and control method thereof: A control method for an electronic apparatus having a touch screen is disclosed. The method comprises the following steps. Contact with the touch screen is first detected. It is next determined whether the contact is initiated by a finger or a stylus. After determining that the contact is initiated by... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090251421 - Method and apparatus for tactile perception of digital images: The method and apparatus enables a user to “feel” remote objects depicted in a visual scene. Exemplary embodiments of the invention detect image texture in a digital scene and generate tactile feedback control signals as a function of the detected image texture. In one exemplary embodiment, edge detection techniques are... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20090251422 - Method and system for enhancing interaction of a virtual keyboard provided through a small touch screen: A method and system for enhancing interaction of a virtual keyboard in a small touch screen. The virtual keyboard includes multiple virtual keys and can be divided into more than one block. Proximity sensors associated with the touch screen can sense the 3D position of a physical selector (e.g., user's... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090251423 - Mobile terminal using proximity sensor and control method thereof: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal using a proximity sensor and a control method thereof. According to the control method of a mobile terminal, a moving image screen in which a moving image is played is displayed on a touch screen and the play speed of the moving... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090251434 - Multi-touch and single touch detection: An input device comprises a touch sensitive sensor operative to sense finger touch, a detection unit controllable to apply a single touch detection method over at least one area of the touch sensitive sensor and a multi-touch detection method over at least one other area of same touch sensitive sensor,... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090251425 - Multi-touch system and driving method thereof: Provided are a multi-touch system and a driving method thereof. The method includes, extracting using a digital processor a touch frequency and at least one angle associated with at least one touch from image information captured by each of at least two cameras, selecting a touch mode on the basis... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090251431 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device (OLED display) having a first display panel and a second display panel arranged on the same surface thereof. The OLED display includes first and second display panels arranged on a same surface, a touch screen panel arranged integrally on the first and second display... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090251426 - Organic light emitting display device composed of multiple display panels: An organic light emitting display device that is used as a flat panel display and usable in a portable terminal that employs two separate display-panels. The organic light emitting display device has a first display panel and a second display panel provided on the same surface thereof; a touch screen... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090251427 - Power reduction of a capacitive touch system: A capacitive touch system uses at least two integrated circuits to simultaneously scan a touch panel, each of the integrated circuits scanning only a portion of the touch panel. If any one of the integrated circuits has not detected any objects on its scanning zone for a long time, it... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090251429 - Sensing method for a capacitive touch system: A capacitive touch system uses at least two touch integrated circuits to simultaneously scan a touch panel, each of the touch integrated circuits only for scanning a portion of the traces of the touch panel. Therefore, the capacitive touch system can maintain a good frame rate, even the touch panel... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090251420 - Slide based technique for inputting a sequence of numbers for a computing device: A contact with a point of a touch input component of a computing device can be sensed. A continuous contact from the point to a different point on the touch input component can be detected that is caused by a first slide based motion of a contact instrument maintaining contact... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20090251424 - Systems and methods for controlling an electronic device via a touch panel: A method for controlling an electronic device via a touch panel includes defining a relationship between a contact activity and a pointer action, setting activation of a pointer corresponding to a contact activity, synchronizing the contact activity and the pointer action, acquiring analog signals of the contact on the touch... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090251433 - Touch sensing apparatus and electronic device connected to touch sensing apparatus thereof: A touch sensing device connected to a host processor of an electronic apparatus includes: a touch panel changing an electrical signal by a touch; and a touch sensing unit sensing the change in electrical signal and transmitting the electrical signal to the host processor. The touch sensing unit inputs an... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090251437 - Capacitive touch system and control method for a capacitive touch system: A capacitive touch system uses two or more integrated circuits to simultaneously scan a touch panel in such a manner that each of the integrated circuits scans only a portion of the touch panel to retrieve a respective detected data by itself. All the detected data are used for computation... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090251438 - Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090251436 - Low-power touch screen controller: While taking X-Y coordinate measurements to determine the location of a point of contact on a touch screen, a controller circuit drives the touch screen with a selectable voltage. Voltages output from the touch screen are converted by an ADC into the X-coordinate and Y-coordinate values. The ADC has a... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20090251439 - Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090251440 - Audio bookmarking: A system and method for identifying temporal positions in audio data and accessing the identified temporal positions are disclosed. “Audio bookmarks” are created by using various types of input, such as accessing a printed control with a smart pen, providing a voice command to the smart pen or providing a... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090251442 - Electronic stylus pen with weight adjusting mechanism: An electronic stylus pen with weight adjusting mechanism has a pen body (1); a stepped portion (3) arranged in the central portion of the pen body (1); a pen tip (5) arranged at a tip end of the pen body (1); and a small-diameter portion (4) arranged in an area... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20090251441 - Multi-modal controller: Control inputs are provided to an application executing on a mobile computing device by moving the mobile computing device in certain recognizable patterns. The control inputs may execute various functions in the application such as starting or stopping audio playback or navigating through a menu. A writing gesture made by... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090251445 - Driving circuit for a liquid crystal display: A method of driving a liquid crystal display and a drive circuit for a liquid crystal display module wherein the liquid crystal display of the liquid crystal display module is controlled and the image data displayed by the liquid crystal cells is refreshed. Received frames of image data are analysed... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090251446 - Liquid crystal display device: A display device includes a display panel, a printed circuit board, a plurality of semiconductor devices which are film-like substrates with an IC chip, and a monolithic anisotropic conductive film disposed on the printed circuit board. Each of the semiconductor devices has a first side portion and a second side... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090251444 - Method for driving a gas electric discharge device: A method for driving a plasma display panel having at least first electrodes and second electrodes which cause discharge in cells is provided. The method includes applying a first pulse and a second pulse to the second electrode in an address preparation period. The method also includes applying a scan... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090251443 - Shift register circuit, display panel, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a shift register circuit that is formed on an insulating substrate with thin film transistors having channels of the same conductivity type and includes shift stages, each of the shift stages including: a first thin film transistor; a second thin film transistor; a 3(1)-th thin film transistor;... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090251447 - Flat display panel: A flat display panel is provided. The flat display panel includes a substrate, a first driving line, a second driving line, and an ESD protection circuit. The ESD protection circuit includes a first crossing line, a second crossing line, and a first ESD protection device. The first crossing line crosses... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090251448 - Image display and image displaying method: A projector 1 detects a luminance distribution in an effective video period of an inputted video luminance signal, and a coefficient calculating circuit 302 calculates a correction coefficient Ci to correct a gradation (FIG. 6A). Then, surrounding brightness is detected, and the correction coefficient Ci is adjusted based on the... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20090251449 - Array substrate, method of manufacturing the same and display apparatus having the same: A first wiring is formed on an array substrate, such that the first wiring has a first protrusion. A second wiring is formed on a different layer from that of the first wiring, such that a portion of the second wiring overlaps with the first protrusion. A protection layer that... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090251453 - Image display device: In order to restrain increase in frame area caused along with a larger number of channels to a minimum, there is provided an image display device that adopts a communication method in which a signal is transmitted/received with the use of electrostatic capacitance coupling. A first board includes: a tabular... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090251451 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel including data lines and gate lines crossing each other, and liquid crystal cells arranged in a matrix forma, a horizontal polarity controller that compares digital video data... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090251450 - Liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display device drive method: In one embodiment of the present application, an area control section receives a command specifying a video image display area or a dynamic image display area in the image data. The area control section stores a data of a previous frame screen in the frame memory only for the part... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090251452 - Organic light emitting display apparatus and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display apparatus capable of preventing degradation of a driving transistor includes a third transistor in the pixel circuit with the third transistor removing a voltage stress applied to a gate electrode of the driving transistor by applying a ground voltage to the gate electrode of the... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090251454 - Display: A timing controller for a display, video, audio, or other device generates and transmits a transmission signal including a strobe signal inserted between data signals including image data and a clock signal inserted following the strobe signal, the strobe signal having a different magnitude from a magnitude of the data... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20090251456 - Electrophoresis display device and electronic equipments using the same: An object of the present invention is to provide an active matrix type electrophoresis display device whose number of the times of writings is further smaller. In an electrophoresis display device which performs the display of picture using a n-bit digital picture signal, the respective pixels are divided into a... Agent: Eric Robinson

20090251455 - Flat panel display and method of driving the flat panel display: A flat panel display sequentially supplying data signals to a pixel portion using a demultiplexer and a method of driving the flat panel sufficiently supply scan signals in a horizontal period to prevent deformation and distortion of the data signal supplied to each pixel and compensate for a threshold voltage... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090251458 - Image signal generating apparatus, image signal generation method, computer program, and recording medium: An image signal generating apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a sight-line detecting unit, a peripheral image determination unit, and an image processing unit. The sight-line detecting unit detects a sight line of a user looking at images of a plurality of contents displayed on a display unit. The peripheral... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090251457 - Reactive virtual environment: A system (and corresponding method) is provided that enables virtual spaces to be created based upon user activity and populated with users associated with, interested in or active within the same areas as the user, thus facilitating serendipitous interactions and exchange of knowledge. The system dynamically binds user representations (e.g.,... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090251459 - Method to create, edit and display virtual dynamic interactive ambients and environments in three dimensions: A method for creating, designing, editing and displaying virtual ambients and environments in three dimensions, that can be displayed at a computer display, and navigated by users connected with servers through a network with ten freedom ranges of movement along with sound effects with dynamic properties, including the steps of... Agent: Richard M. Goldberg

20090251462 - System and method for mesh distance based geometry deformation: A method of manipulating at least a portion of a character model into a pose involving a library data having a plurality of deformations, where each deformation is associated with index values of one or more distance measurement nodes. One or more distance measurement nodes are defined for the portion... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090251460 - Systems and methods for incorporating reflection of a user and surrounding environment into a graphical user interface: Described are systems and methods for incorporating the reflection of a user and surrounding environment into a graphical user interface (“GUI”). The resulting reflective user interface helps merge the real world of the user with the artificial world of the computer GUI. A video of the user and the surrounding... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090251461 - Ultrasound diagnosis apparatus: An ultrasound diagnosis apparatus: in conjunction with change of a projection region using an operation part, changes a viewpoint to a position where a reference cross section is in front and the changed projection region is on the back; in conjunction with change of the viewpoint using the operation part,... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090251463 - Image processing device, image processing method and information storage medium: To provide an image processing device capable of simplifying a process for highlight expression. The present invention relates to an image processing device for displaying a picture obtained by viewing a virtual three dimensional space from a given viewpoint. According to the present invention, a first object (an inner surface... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090251464 - Image processing method and image processing device: A threshold value T which is a little larger than voxel values of a target tissue such as bloodstream is determined. Next, a virtual ray is projected, and voxel values on the virtual ray are obtained as an array A1 (original array). Then, an array A2 (replaced array) is generated... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090251465 - Method for interpolating an intermediate polygon p from two polygons p1 and p2: A method for interpolating an intermediate polygon P from two polygons P1 and P2. The method includes, in at least one embodiment, defining a similarity measure based on a geometrical reference object, the geometrical reference object being associated with the two polygons P1 and P2; and based on the similarity... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090251466 - Methods and apparatus for displaying three-dimensional images for analysis: Techniques for presenting at least one 3D image to at least one user through a communications network are provided. A 3D image is obtained. The 3D image is converted into two or more 2D images. The two or more 2D images are stored in a data repository. At least a... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20090251467 - Method for mapping optical properties for a display device: Exemplary embodiments provide a method for characterizing the optical display properties of a display. ISO-Inversion and ISO-Contrast charts are generated to pinpoint limitations in the display and trouble shoot the same.... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20090251468 - Animating of an input-image to create personal worlds: e

20090251469 - Method for detecting collisions among large numbers of particles: A method for detecting object collisions in a simulation, which includes identifying a plurality of objects moving along a path within a simulation area, and defining a grid comprising defined regions which individually define a region within which any of the plurality of objects could potentially occupy. For each of... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20090251470 - System and method for compressing a picture: A system for compressing a picture includes: an information extraction unit for extracting information needed for encoding during a picture scene composition and animation process using a modeling object; and a rendering unit for generating an uncompressed picture sequence by rendering the object where the picture scene composition and animation... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090251471 - Generation of animated gesture responses in a virtual world: Responding to gestures made by third parties in a virtual world by receiving a gesture from a first avatar directed to at least one second avatar. For at least one second avatar, a reply gesture may be selected that corresponds to the received gesture. The reply gesture may be output... Agent: Moore & Van Allen, PLLC For Ibm

20090251472 - Collaborative environments in a graphical information system: Collaborative environments in a geographic information system (GIS) are disclosed. Collaboration between multiple processors can be provided within the GIS. A first processor can stream a scenario describing geo-spatial analysis of the image conducted by the first processor. The scenario can include a set of parameters executed by the first... Agent: Workman Nydegger/leica 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090251473 - Resolving image / data mismatch via on-off pattern: A two-dimensional panel, particularly a liquid crystal display device, has a maximum display area with a width of (T×M) addressable channels. The addressable channels are addressed through a plurality of T source channel integrated circuits (ICs), with each source channel IC having M source channels. The number of addressable channels... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20090251474 - Virtual computing and display system and method: A virtual computing and display system and method. The system includes a plurality of microprocessor-based devices which run software applications, and each microprocessor-based device generates at least one graphic processing unit command stream including a packet of graphic commands. The system further includes at least one communication network which directly... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Burlington

20090251475 - Framework to integrate and abstract processing of multiple hardware domains, data types and format: A portable development and execution framework for processing media objects. The framework involves: accepting an instruction to perform a media processing function; accepting a media object to be associated with the media processing function; wrapping the media object with an attribute that specifies a type and format of the media... Agent: Oliver Strimpel, Patent Counsel Avid Technology, Inc.

20090251476 - Constant buffering for a computational core of a programmable graphics processing unit: Embodiments of systems and methods for managing a constant buffer with rendering context specific data in multithreaded parallel computational GPU core are disclosed. Briefly described, one method embodiment, among others, comprises responsive to a first shader operation, receiving at a constant buffer a first group of constants corresponding to a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090251477 - Memory saving display device: A display device capable of saving memory storage used for an overdriving function includes a compression unit, a frame buffer, a decompression unit and a look-up table (LUT) unit. The compression unit includes a decimation filter and is used for compressing data of a received frame and reducing a size... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090251479 - Display interface system, display device and display system: A display interface system includes a display transmitter and a display receiver. The display transmitter transmits a control pattern having image type information about a type of an image to be displayed and selectively transmits image data according to the type of the image to be displayed. The display receiver... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090251478 - File format extensibility for universal rendering framework: Embodiments of the invention provide a method for extending a graphics rendering framework. A rendering application locates a first file that includes a first implementation involving a first graphics material and compares data associated with the first file to data associated with a second file that includes a second implementation... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20090251480 - Method and tool for modifying a procedural map: Method for modifying a procedural map for use with a tree driven procedural map comprising a plurality of levels (at least two levels) each having at least one node associated to at least one parameter, comprising the steps of: • providing a node selection tool allowing the selection of at... Agent: Osler, Hoskin & Harcourt LLP (other)

20090251481 - Contrast ratio enhancement system using linearized illumination control: The disclosed embodiments relate to a video unit, comprising an illumination source. The video unit additionally comprises a circuit coupled to the illumination source, the circuit adapted to linearize the illumination source using characteristic parameters of the illumination source.... Agent: Fletcher Yoder P.C.

20090251482 - Image processing apparatus, display control method, program, and storage medium: An image processing apparatus includes: an amount-of-feature detection section configured to determine an amount of features of a first image and an amount of features of a second image, the first image and the second image containing the same subject; an elimination-area detection section configured to eliminate, from the second... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090251483 - Method and related circuit for color depth enhancement of displays: Method and related circuit for color depth enhancement of displays is provided. In an embodiment of the invention, when emulating an interpolated color level between a first and a second color levels the display can display, a color channel component of the first color level and another color channel component... Agent: Wpat, PC

20090251484 - Avatar for a portable device: A portable device comprises a data storage for storing avatar data defining a user avatar. The user avatar is formed by a plurality of visual objects. The portable device further comprises a camera for capturing an image. A visual characteristic processor is arranged to determine a first visual characteristic from... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090251485 - Color selection: include in the color selection at least a first selected color point and a second selected color point, the first selected color point being the point of the first cluster which among all points of the first cluster is closest to the predetermined color point and the second selected color... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20090251486 - Image display apparatus and image adjusting method: An image display apparatus includes: an image signal processing unit which adjusts an input grayscale values included in an input image signal according to a predetermined grayscale characteristic; a display unit which displays an image based on an image signal included in an output grayscale value adjusted by the image... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090251487 - System and method for adaptive color space conversion: A method and system for adaptive color space conversion includes a color space converter, a brightness adaptive controller and a soft clipper. The color space converter receives a first color space format signal and converts the first color space format signal into a second color space format signal. The brightness... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090251489 - Graphics rendering and editing apparatus and method: A graphics rendering and editing apparatus includes a rendering unit configured to render a graphic object, a position specifying unit configured to specify a pre-change position and a post-change position of an arbitrary point on the graphic object, an attribute specifying unit configured to specify a deformation attribute of the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090251488 - Method and system for executing applications on a wireless device: A method of rendering interactive content on a wireless device. The wireless devices receives a plurality of scene components. The plurality of scene components are associated with an application and comprise at least one behavior module or functional unit operable to execute functions associated with the scene components. The functions... Agent: Murabito, Hao & Barnes, LLP

20090251490 - Data hiding technique: Information available at a decoder is embedded into image content after decoding by first representing that information by at least one film grain pattern and then blending that at least one film grain pattern with the decoded image content. Such image content is typically in the form of a movie... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090251491 - method of depicting an image: A method of depicting an image at a predetermined image position comprises the step of transforming an original image using an image transformation process, the image transformation process being adapted to transform the original image according to a positional relationship between the predetermined image position and a predetermined viewing position.... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20090251492 - Storage medium storing image conversion program and image conversion apparatus: An image conversion apparatus converts an image, and displays a converted image on a display device. The image conversion apparatus displays an original image before conversion on the display device. Next, the image conversion apparatus sets a dividing line 52 for dividing an image displayed on the display device into... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090251494 - Apparatus and method for gamma correction: Apparatus and method for gamma correction are disclosed. An adjustable blending unit is utilized for adjustably blending a linear gamma function with a nonlinear gamma function, thereby resulting in an adjustable gamma curve. The nonlinear gamma function is adjustable by a blending parameter such that distance of the gamma curve... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090251496 - Display device and driving method thereof: This disclosure concerns a display device including: scanning lines; data lines; a drive transistor controlling a current through a light emitting element; a bias transistor connected between a gate of the drive transistor and a first signal line transmitting a negative bias lower than a potential of the second power... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090251495 - Liquid crystal driving circuit: The liquid crystal driving circuit for converting pixel values into driving voltages on a plurality of channels includes a reference voltage generating circuit, a plurality of buffer amplifiers, an output selection circuit coupling, and a plurality of switch circuits. The reference voltage generating circuit generates a plurality of grayscale reference... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090251493 - Pixel circuit and display apparatus: It is aimed to increase efficiency and simplification of a pixel circuit having a threshold voltage correcting function. A sampling transistor Tr1 is brought into conduction in response to a control signal supplied from a scan line WS and samples a video signal supplied from a signal lien SL to... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090251497 - Discharge lamp for dielectrically impeded discharge using a flat discharge vessel: The invention relates to a discharge lamp with a floor plate and a roof plate designed for dielectrically impeded discharge, in which the minimum discharge distances are at least 10 mm.... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

  
10/01/2009 > patent applications in patent subcategories. categorized by USPTO classification

20090243958 - Method of displaying dual images, dual display device for performing the method and dual display mobile phone having the dual display device: A dual display device includes; a main display unit configured to exchange a main signal with an external system using a high-speed serial interface (“HSSI”) and to display a main image in response to the main signal, and a sub-display unit electrically connected to the main display unit and configured... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090243957 - Systems and methods for information visualization in multi-display environments: A system for visualizing information in multi-display environments (“MDEs”) using spatial and perspective-aware visualization techniques. In one implementation, the position of each display in a three-dimensional MDE is determined relative to the other displays. Graphical decoration objects and link paths are then used to help visualize relatedness and continuity between... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090243959 - Device, system, and method of providing an extended display with desired relative display orientation: Device, system, and method of providing an extended display area with a desired relative display orientation. In some demonstrative embodiments, a mobile device may include a primary display that is extendible onto a remote display; a context sensor to provide an indication of the desired relative display orientation between first... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate

20090243962 - Display system, display control apparatus, and image provision apparatus thereof: A display system is provided with a display apparatus including a plurality of display panels arranged in a line, and connected in series, and connectors to connect the display panels in series, an storage unit to store therein a plurality of area image data on a plurality of areas into... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero, Esq. Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.

20090243960 - Dual display module: A dual display module for use in a display apparatus is provided. The dual display module includes a first display module, a first light source, a second display module, a second light source and a printed circuit board electrically connected with the first display module and the second display module.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090243961 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device including: first display elements each divided into at least a first region and a second region, for displaying a first image, and second display elements each divided into at least a third region and a fourth region, for displaying a second image, the first and second display... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090243963 - Image display apparatus and method for displaying an image: An image display apparatus includes: an imaging device inputting sequentially information of an observer; a position calculation unit calculating positions of a single eye of the observer from the information sequentially; a difference calculation unit calculating a difference between the position of the single eye calculated at a present time... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090243964 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus which comprises an image module for generating an image, a spectacle-like frame which carries the image module, and wherein the spectacle-like frame comprises a front portion with a nose support, as well as two side arms mounted to the front portion. At least one earphone is mounted... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.

20090243969 - Display processor and display processing system: There are provided a transparent display device configured to be capable of giving a predetermined field of view including a natural image of a projection board to the vision of an operator and to be held on the head portion of the operator, an antenna arranged in the vicinity of... Agent: Day Pitney LLP

20090243967 - Head mount display: A displaying unit displaying an image, a recognizing unit recognizing use history of the displaying unit, and a decision unit deciding a permissible viewing time of the image for a user, based on the use history are provided, and the display of the image by the displaying unit is stopped... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090243970 - Head mount display: The head mounted display of the present invention has a display part for displaying images to the wearer, a supporting part which supports the display part, which is fed out into a position in front of as eye from a position that is not located in front of the face,... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090243968 - Head mount display and head mount display system: A see-through-type head mount display which is configured to project an image light corresponding to content information to an eye of a viewer while allowing an external light to pass therethrough includes: an imaging unit which is configured to photograph at least a portion of a range of a viewing... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090243965 - Lightweight head mounted display with multiple adjustments: A head mounted display assembly including a frame comprising a base (5) adapted to rest on a top portion of a head of a user, a front frame portion (4) adapted to rest against a front portion of the head of the user, and a rear frame portion (6) adapted... Agent: Kasha Law LLC

20090243966 - Outputting apparatus and image display apparatus: A display element (7) is turned off by stopping power supply when an image is displayed on a display section (6). When an image is displayed on the display section (6), the user is mostly observing the image with a head mount display (1) mounted on the user. At such... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090243971 - Display device, electronic appliance, optical member, display panel, controller, and control method for driving display panel: To provide a display device that is capable of achieving a sufficient confidentiality keeping performance for directions other than a specific direction without a troublesome work such as wearing special eyeglasses. The display device includes: a plurality of display units each having a main pixel for displaying a first image... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090243972 - Display device: The present invention relates to a display device including a substrate, a display signal line disposed on the substrate, a contact assistant disposed on the pad region of the substrate as a draw-out terminal of the display signal line, a driver IC chip disposed on the substrate and connected to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090243973 - Display device: Provided is a display device including: a display section including a plurality of pixels which emit light in an amount varied depending on an amount of current; signal lines used to input a display signal voltage to the pixels; a switch circuit which switches between the signal lines to output... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090243974 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a plurality of gate lines, at least one data line, and a plurality of pixels connected to the plurality of gate lines and the at least one data line. The display device is configured to perform a first step of sequentially selecting N lines of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090243975 - Plasma addressed micro-mirror display: A gas discharge addressed display having a matrix of picture elements comprising a plurality of electrode micro-mechanical actuators having optical properties.... Agent: James E. Brunton, Esq.

20090243978 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus, includes: a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in rows and columns and each including a driving transistor configured to produce driving current, an electro-optical element connected to an output terminal of the driving transistor, a storage capacitor configured to store information corresponding to a signal amplitude of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090243977 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device including the same: An organic light emitting display device including: a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels including an organic light emitting diode (OLED) and a pixel circuit for driving the OLED, the pixel circuit including: a first transistor for transferring a data signal supplied from a data line to a current... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090243976 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel capable of compensating for deterioration of an organic light emitting diode includes an organic light emitting diode. A pixel circuit includes a first transistor controlling an amount of current supplied from a first power supply to the organic light emitting diode corresponding to a data signal. A compensating... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090243979 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel is provided including an OLED having anode and cathode electrodes. A second transistor controls current supplied from a first power supply to a second power supply via the OLED. A first transistor is coupled between a gate electrode of the second transistor and a data line and is... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090243980 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display part in which a plurality of light guide elements are extended in the column direction, and are arranged in the row direction in parallel with each other. A plurality of scanning lines are extended in the row direction to intersect the light guide elements,... Agent: Charles N.j. Ruggiero, Esq. Ohlandt, Greeley, Ruggiero & Perle, L.L.P.

20090243981 - Driving module of display device and method for extending lifetime of the driving module: A driving module drives a display device having a plurality of pixel switches. The driving module includes a gate driving circuit, a plurality of switch components, and a shorting line. The gate driving circuit includes a plurality of output ends correspondingly coupled to the plurality of the pixel switches through... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090243982 - Backlight unit assembly, liquid crystal display having the same, and dimming method thereof: A backlight unit assembly, a liquid crystal display having the same, and a dimming method thereof are provided. The dimming method for a liquid crystal display includes setting a plurality of lookup tables, each lookup table having different data for adjusting luminance corresponding to a same grayscale, calculating a grayscale... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090243984 - Liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal panel device, display device, and projector: A liquid crystal panel includes: a liquid crystal containing liquid crystal molecules; a plurality of pixel electrodes that is capable of applying electric fields to the liquid crystal; a common electrode opposite to the plurality of the pixel electrodes through the liquid crystal; a first rubbing member that aligns the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090243983 - Video signal processing circuit, display apparatus, liquid crystal display apparatus, projection type display apparatus and video signal processing method: A video signal processing circuit is disclosed. The video signal processing circuit includes a difference detection section, first calculation section, and correction amount addition section. The difference detection section detects a difference between a drive voltage for each of pixels of a matrix drive type display panel as a pixel... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090243985 - Contact structure of conductive films and thin film transistor array panel including the same: A thin film transistor array panel is provided, which includes: a display cell array circuit including a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of thin film transistors, and a plurality of pixel electrodes; a gate driving circuit supplying gate signals to the gate lines; and... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090243986 - Driving method, compensation processor and driver device for liquid crystal display: The invention relates to a driving method, compensation processor and driver device for liquid crystal display. The driving method includes steps of receiving data signal of a present frame; obtaining an average brightness value of the present frame; comparing the previous frame with the present frame, and when the difference... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090243987 - Liquid crystal display device having look up table for adjusting common voltages and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes an LCD panel, and a common voltage generating circuit configured for providing common voltages to the LCD panel. The common voltage generating circuit includes a microprocessor, a timer, a voltage adjustment circuit, and a look up table. The microprocessor is electrically connected to... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090243989 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus that includes a controller, a gate driver, a data driver, and a gamma voltage generator is presented. The controller generates image data and a data clock to drive a display unit based on original data and an original control signal received from an exterior. The gate driver... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090243988 - Retractable pin tool: A device for aligning a LCD panel having circuit elements with driver circuit card assemblies, consisting of retractable pins located around a central platform. The retractable pins extend in order to receive the LCD panel and circuit element assembly and hold it in place as the circuit elements are aligned... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20090243990 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel, a control circuit and a random number generating circuit. The random number generating circuit includes a plurality of shift registers, an output circuit, and registers which holds initial values. By providing a plurality of initial values, the randomness of random numbers can be... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC

20090243991 - Image display system: A system for displaying images includes a display device. The display device includes a timing control circuit, a display matrix, a horizontal driving circuit and a horizontal signal processing circuit. The timing control circuit generates a plurality of timing signals. The display matrix includes a plurality of display elements arranged... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090243994 - Backlight control device and display apparatus: A PWM generation circuit generates a PWM pulse signal having a variable duty ratio in order to control the luminance of a backlight. An edge detection circuit outputs a leading edge signal in response to the rise of the PWM pulse signal generated by the PWM generation circuit. A set... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090243995 - Display panel control device, liquid crystal display device, electronic apparatus, and display panel drive control device: To provide a display panel control device capable of improving gap of moving pictures, etc., without increasing the dividing number of the backlight. The device includes: a black image insertion driving part which performs, on a display panel, black image insertion drive in which video display scanning and black image... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090243992 - High efficiency display utilizing simultaneous color intelligent backlighting and luminescence controlling shutters: A display comprises a front-end component having a matrix of neutral light valves that defines the resolution of the display. A backlight unit provides backlighting for the front-end component and has a plurality of individual elements grouped into repeat units, wherein the individual elements in the repeat units differ in... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090243993 - Liquid-crystal panel, liquid-crystal display device, and portable terminal: In a liquid-crystal display device, a first sensor 7 is situated on a metallic wiring layer 35; blocks light from a backlight 5; is placed in an open area which is not covered with a black matrix 21 with respect to external light; and detects incident external light. A second... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090243996 - Electrophoretic display device, method of driving the same, and electronic apparatus: A method of driving an electrophoretic display device that includes a display unit that includes a plurality of pixels is provided. Each of the pixels includes a pair of a pixel electrode and a common electrode; an electrophoretic element that is driven on the basis of a potential difference between... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20090243998 - Apparatus, method and computer program product for providing an input gesture indicator: An apparatus, method and computer program product are provided for providing an input gesture indicator. Upon detecting one or more tactile inputs, an electronic device may determine one or more characteristics associated with the tactile input(s) (e.g., number, force, hand pose, finger identity). In addition, the electronic device may receive... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20090244001 - Back plate, display, display system, method of supplying an electric power, and display method: According to one embodiment, a back plate includes: a base plate including a principal surface on which a plurality of power supplying portions, a plurality of image signal transmitting portions, and a position detecting portion are disposed, each of the position detecting portions being configured to detect a position of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090243999 - Data processing device: A Hard Disk Drive HDD stores a program for causing a CPU to execute driver seat processing as processing corresponding to presence coordinates (x(k), y(k)) of an object when the presence direction of the object determined on the basis of detection values of the proximity sensors is the direction to... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090244002 - Method, device and program for controlling display, and printing device: A display control method for displaying a screen which receives a user-selected option from a predetermined option group through predetermined option presentation, the method includes: detecting a face image area which at least includes a user face in an image area; and determining an initial position of the predetermined option... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090243997 - Systems and methods for resonance detection: Systems and methods for resonance detection are disclosed. For example, one method for resonance detection includes the step of transmitting an actuator signal to an actuator coupled to a surface of a device. The actuator signal is configured to cause the actuator to output a force to the surface. The... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20090244000 - User interface for integrating diverse methods of communication: An integrated communication interface is provided for composing and sending messages. The interface is multi-configurable to seamlessly switch between different communication methods, e.g., electronic mail, instant messaging, SMS, chat, voice, and the like, without loss of message content. The interface allows a user to begin composing a message to be... Agent: Yahoo C/o Mofo Palo Alto

20090244004 - Image operating device, image operating method, and image operating program: An image operating device which is inexpensive and capable of allowing a user to understand to what extent an image operation of movement, enlargement and reduction, rotation or the like is performed on an image. The image operating device that performs an operation on a display image comprises: an image... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090244003 - Method and system for interfacing with an electronic device via respiratory and/or tactual input: Aspects of a method and system for interfacing with an electronic device via respiratory and/or tactual input are provided. In this regard, respiratory and tactual input may be utilized to interact with an electronic device via a user interface. The user interface may comprise a control region that may enable... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20090244005 - 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

20090244006 - Information processing apparatus, image display control method thereof, and image display control program thereof: An information processing apparatus with a display unit includes a display control registration unit which preliminarily registers plural arbitrary settable display control functions, a region division unit which divides a display region on the display unit into plural designated sections corresponding to the plural display control functions, a display control... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090244007 - Wireless mouse: The present invention relates to a wireless mouse. The wireless mouse includes a base and a slidable battery cover. The slidable battery cover is pivotally coupled to the base. After the slidable battery cover is released from the base, the slidable battery cover is firstly slid outwardly and then rotated... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090244008 - Lens module and optical mouse using the same: In a lens module and an optical mouse using the lens module, the lens module includes a substrate, a light guide rod and a carrying base. The light guide rod is extended from the substrate along a predetermined direction and has a light incident surface. The carrying base is connected... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090244010 - Personal digital assistant having printhead: A personal digital assistant is provided which has a body housing a memory for storing personal digital assistant information, a printhead for printing the stored information, a bay extending along a first edge of the body for removably receiving a print media cartridge for supplying print media to the printhead,... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090244009 - Tablet computer: A tablet computer is composed of a tablet component and a keyboard component. The tablet component houses all of the essential hardware of tablet computer including the central processing unit (CPU), the memory, the power supply, and a touch screen display. The keyboard component is a simple peripheral device that... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC

20090244011 - Handheld electronic communication device transitionable between compact and expanded configurations: A handheld electronic communication device is disclosed that is transitionable between at least a compact configuration and expanded configuration. The handheld electronic communication device includes a display panel pivotally interconnected to a keyboard panel. The display panel can be overlaid on, and in substantial registration with, the keyboard panel in... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)

20090244012 - Portable computer with multiple display configurations: A portable computer that is configurable between a laptop mode (in which the portable computer has a conventional laptop appearance) and an easel mode in which the base of the computer and its display component stand vertically forming an inverted “V.” The portable computer includes a hinge assembly that couples... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP

20090244020 - Browsing responsive to speed of gestures on contact sensitive display: The present invention concerns an electronic device and a method and a computer program product for operating an electronic device by means of contact. The device includes a display (120) for receiving contact between a human finger (230) or another item and a contact sensitive area (220) on the display;... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090244015 - Device, system, and method of wireless transfer of files: Device, system, and method of wireless transfer of files. For example, a method includes: identifying a selection of a representation of a digital object stored in a mobile device by detecting contact on a touch-sensitive surface of the mobile device at a contact position that corresponds to said representation; identifying... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC C/o Intellevate

20090244024 - Display device with touch panel and a method for manufacturing the same: There is provided a display device with a touch panel and a method for manufacturing the same, the display device with the touch panel that has a display 20 having a surface on which the touch panel 10 is provided, wherein in the touch panel transparent conductive layers 11a, 12a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090244025 - Display device, cover body of display device and manufacturing method of the display device: In manufacturing a display device which includes a display panel, a touch panel mounted on a surface side of the display panel, and a cover body having an open portion in which the touch panel is held, an edge peripheral portion of the touch panel is welded to a brim... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090244021 - Electrical capacitance input device, display apparatus with input function and electronic apparatus: An electrostatic capacitance input device having a plurality of first electrodes extending in a first direction and a plurality of second electrodes extending in a second direction intersecting the first direction in an input area, including a plurality of first lines extending in parallel to each other from the plurality... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090244013 - Electronic device and tactile touch screen display: An electronic device includes a housing with a back and a frame. A support tray is spaced from the back and includes a tray base, and a lip connected to and spaced from the tray base. The support tray supports a display device and touch-sensitive overlay disposed on the display... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090244017 - Haptic tracking remote control for driver information center system: A control interface system for a driver of a vehicle comprises a touchscreen, a control module, and a display. The touchscreen is located proximate to the driver of the vehicle and upon driver interaction therewith is operable to generate a sensor signal. The control module is adapted to receive the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090244016 - Information handling system display device and methods thereof: An information handling system includes two touch screens. In one embodiment, one of the touch screens is incorporated in a base of the information handling system and the other is incorporated in a lid of the information handling system. An application can display different informational views in each touch screen,... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP

20090244022 - Mobile terminal having moving keypad: The present invention provides a mobile terminal including a moving keypad. The mobile terminal includes: a main body; a touch screen disposed at a surface of the main body; a fixed keypad disposed adjacent to the touch screen at the surface of the main body; and a moving keypad to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090244023 - Portable terminal capable of sensing proximity touch and method of providing graphic user interface using the same: A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a touch screen for generating input signals in response to a proximity touch or a direct touch of an input medium and displaying a first menu and a controller for determining the proximity touch of the input medium on the touch... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090244014 - Sar adc with dynamic input scaling and offset adjustment: An apparatus for generating an image of touch on or about a touch-sensitive surface comprising a touch panel is disclosed. The touch panel can include a plurality of touch sensors configured for detecting one or more touch events occurring at distinct locations at about the same time. Each touch event... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090244019 - Terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal and method of controlling the same are disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a touchscreen and a control unit for receiving a first command according to a state of an object in near-proximity to the touchscreen, and receiving a second command according to a state of the object... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090244018 - Touch panel module and method for determining position of touch point on touch panel: A touch panel module includes a surface panel, a band splitter, an optical unit and a control unit. Retro-reflectors are respectively positioned on three peripheral sides of the surface panel, and the band splitter is positioned on the retro-reflector positioned at one peripheral side of the surface panel, where the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090244028 - Capacitive input device, display device with input function, and electronic apparatus: A capacitive input device includes a light-transmitting substrate, a multilayer film formed on one of the surfaces of the light-transmitting substrate and including a plurality of light-transmitting thin films which have different refractive indexes and one of which is a niobium oxide film, a plurality of first light-transmitting electrodes formed... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090244031 - Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090244032 - Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090244033 - Contact tracking and identification module for touch sensing: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090244030 - Display control apparatus: A display control apparatus includes a main body and a display unit with a touch panel. The display control apparatus further includes a memory that stores a plurality of detection condition parameters for detecting a touch operation to the touch panel. The plurality of detection condition parameters are corresponding to... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090244029 - Equalized capacitive touchpad and touch positioning mehtod: An equalized capacitive touchpad and a touch positioning method for a capacitive touchpad use an equalizer to correct a sensed value detected from a sensing line of the capacitive touchpad, to thereby offset the attenuation of the sensed value due to the impedance of the sensing line. Thus, the sensed... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090244026 - Touch screen display for electronic device and method of determining touch interaction therewith: A touch screen display system for use in an electronic device includes a display device, a capacitive touch-sensor assembly disposed on the display device for detecting a touch occurrence on the display, and an optical touch-sensor assembly at the display device for determining a location of the touch occurrence at... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20090244027 - Transparent conductive sheet for touch panel, method for manufacturing same and touch panel: A transparent conductive sheet for a touch panel that has a surface resistivity of not more than 1,000Ω, a total light transmittance of not less than 80%, and a haze of not more than 5%, and exhibits excellent levels of water resistance and adhesion between a transparent substrate and a... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20090244034 - Computer input device and method for controlling direction of operation target using the same: A computer input device and a method for controlling a direction of an operated target using the same are described. The computer input device includes an optical touch control module, a motion look-up table, and look-up corresponding motion. The motion look-up table records a user's operations made on the optical... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090244035 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a flexible printed circuit board, a first data driver, and second data driver. The display panel includes a display area in which an image is displayed in response to a data voltage and a peripheral area adjacent to the display area. The flexible... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090244038 - Image display apparatus and control method of the same: In an image display apparatus, a modulation circuit has a first waveform generation unit for generating a first waveform which rises in a slope shape, a second waveform generation unit for generating a second waveform which defining a pulse height value, a third waveform generation unit for generating a third... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090244037 - Image display apparatus and driving method of the image display apparatus: An image display apparatus is driven by a driving method including, based on a horizontal synchronizing signal, stopping an output of a modulation signal at a first timing regardless of the state of the modulation signal, shifting a row wiring, to which a selection signal is output, at a second... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090244036 - Integrated circuit device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device includes: a high-speed serial interface circuit including a receiver circuit that receives a differential signal through a serial bus; a first terminal into which a first signal included in the differential signal is inputted; a second terminal into which a second signal included in the differential... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090244039 - Redundancy in column parallel or row architectures: A column circuitry architecture for an imager includes redundant column or row circuits. The column or row circuitry includes a number of redundant column or row circuits. Each column or row circuit include circuitry for controllably coupling the column or row circuit to one of plural signal lines from an... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090244040 - Plasma display panel, driving method of plasma display panel, and plasma display apparatus: The present invention provides a technique relating to a PDP and capable of canceling or reducing luminance unevenness due to voltage drop or the like. In a structure of the PDP, for example, two types of cells different in discharge timing are arranged in a zigzag manner on a screen.... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090244045 - Display device and a driving method of the display device: This disclosure concerns a display device including an n-type drive transistor controlling a current flowing the light emitting element; a bias transistor; a Vt detection transistor; a capacitor; a scanning transistor, wherein before setting the first electrode of the capacitor to have the threshold voltage of the drive transistor, the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, P.C.

20090244044 - Display driver circuit for driving a light-emitting device with the threshold offset of a drive transistor compensated for: A display driver circuit for driving a current-controlled light-emitting device to emit light with aluminance gradation includes a memory for storing compensation data based on a measured value of a threshold voltage of a transistor for driving the light-emitting device, a register for holding the data to be displayed, and... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20090244043 - Image display device: To provide an image display device having a circuit for solving burning phenomenon without increasing the size of the circuit. An image display device is provided having a display unit formed using display devices, a signal line for inputting a display signal voltage to the display unit, and a display... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090244047 - Light-emitting device, display device, and method for controlling driving of the light-emitting device: A light-emitting device comprises a power supply line, at least one data line, at least one pixel having a light-emitting element with one end electrically connected to the power supply line and another end set to a prescribed potential, and a first transistor connecting the data line(s) and one end... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090244041 - Liquid crystal displays: A liquid crystal display device includes: first gate lines for transferring first gate signals; second gate lines for transferring second gate signals; first data lines for transferring normal data voltages, the first data lines running across the first and second gate lines; and pixels connected with the first and second... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090244046 - Pixel circuit, display apparatus, and pixel circuit drive control method: A pixel circuit including a light emitting element, a driving transistor, connected to the light emitting element, that applies a drive current to the light emitting element, a holding circuit connected to a gate terminal of the driving transistor, and a switching transistor connected between the holding circuit and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090244042 - Plasma display panel driving method and plasma display apparatus: A plasma display panel driving method and a plasma display apparatus are disclosed in which a suitable address discharge can be performed at a next scanning timing by reducing voltage changes in a sustain electrode and a scan electrode caused by a change of an address pulse when the address... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090244048 - Image display apparatus, image pickup apparatus, computer readable recording medium for recording processing program to control image display apparatus, and method of controlling image display apparatus: Image display apparatus includes an EVF-display section which allows the pixel shift element to cyclically vary a spatial position of images displayed on the display element for a high definition display with more pixels compared with the display element by allowing extended image observation via an eye-optical system, an EVF-display... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090244049 - Panel and driving controlling method: The present invention provides a panel, including: a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in rows and columns and each including a light emitting element for emitting light in response to driving current, a sampling transistor for sampling an image signal, a driving transistor for supplying the driving current to the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090244050 - Panel and driving controlling method: The present invention provides a panel, including: a plurality of pixel circuits disposed in rows and columns and each including a light emitting element for emitting light in response to driving current, a sampling transistor for sampling an image signal, a driving transistor for supplying the driving current to the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090244051 - Self light emitting type display device: The present invention is to provide a display device which efficiently drives light emitting display pixels and which can restrain an excessive increment of an operational voltage outputted from a power supply circuit due to trouble of the circuit or the like. Treating light emitting elements 2 in all the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090244052 - Display device and method of controlling the same: A liquid crystal display panel (LCD) 1 having a plurality of pixels arranged to show an image is provided. A plurality of drivers 3, 5, 7, 9 are provided and switched between a driving state and a non-driving state in response to an ON/OFF signal that is fed. The plurality... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090244054 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device and a method of driving the display device are provided. The display device includes a scan driver for transmitting scan signals to a plurality of scan lines, a data driver for transmitting data signals to a plurality of data lines, and a signal controller for controlling the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090244053 - Method for driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus: The method for driving the plasma display panel according to the present invention includes the steps of: grouping a plurality of scan electrodes into two scan electrode groups on odd-numbered rows and on even-numbered rows; dividing an address period of each of sub-field periods into first and second sub-periods (Ta,... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090244055 - Image displaying apparatus and image displaying method: An image displaying apparatus is configured to display a desired image on an image displaying section employed in the image displaying apparatus by making use of a signal-line driving circuit and a scan-line driving circuit to drive pixel circuits. Each of the pixel circuits employs at least a light emitting... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090244056 - Output amplifier circuit and data driver of display device using the same: Disclosed is an output amplifier circuit including a differential stage, a first output stage that receives outputs of the differential stage, and a second output stage having an output thereof electrically connected to a load. The differential stage receives an input signal at a non-inverting input thereof. In the first... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090244057 - Pixel circuit and display apparatus: A pixel circuit including a light emitting element, a driving transistor, with a drain terminal thereof connected to a cathode terminal of the light emitting element, that applies a drive current to the light emitting element, a capacitor element connected to a gate terminal of the driving transistor, and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090244058 - Apparatus and method for ray tracing with block floating point data: Systems and methods include high throughput and/or parallelized ray/geometric shape intersection testing using intersection testing resources accepting and operating with block floating point data. Block floating point data sacrifices precision of scene location in ways that maintain precision where more beneficial, and allow reduced precision where beneficial. In particular, rays,... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20090244060 - Method and apparatus for visualizing an image data record of an organ enclosing a cavity, in particular a ct image data record of a colon: A visualization of an image data record of an organ enclosing a cavity, in particular a CT image data record of a colon, that is reliable and has a low level of computational complexity, is performed according to a method. In at least one embodiment of the method a virtual... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090244059 - System and method for automatically generating virtual world environments based upon existing physical environments: In general, the present invention provides a system and method for creating and utilizing virtual worlds for enhanced management of an Information Technology (IT) environment. Two dimensional (2D) and/or three dimensional (3D) virtual world renditions are automatically created to replicate the associated real-life IT environment. Such virtual environments can then... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20090244061 - High quality accurate surface triangulation from a simplex mesh: A method is disclosed for improving the accuracy of a surface mesh describing a segmented 3D object in a 3D image. A dual triangulation surface mesh is provided for a simplex surface mesh of the 3D object. Errors are reduced in the representation of the 3D object caused by the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090244064 - Program, information storage medium, and image generation system: A game system controls a first virtual camera and a second virtual camera in synchronization so that the second virtual camera photographs an object space in a range that cannot be photographed by the first virtual camera due to a limitation range. The game system draws various images in a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090244065 - Solid modeling based on volumetric scans: The geometry of an object is inferred from values of the signed distance sampled on a uniform grid to efficiently model objects based on data derived from imaging technology that is now ubiquitous in medical diagnostics. Techniques for automated segmentation convert imaging intensity to a signed distance function (SDF), and... Agent: Law Offices Of Ronald M Anderson

20090244063 - Storage medium having stored thereon image processing program and image processing apparatus: A virtual plane surface PL is divided into a plurality of square regions such that the closer distance to a virtual camera VP a square region is located at, the smaller areas the square region is divided into. Distance information 41 indicative of distances of respective vertices composing each of... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090244062 - Using photo collections for three dimensional modeling: A collection of photos and a three-dimensional reconstruction of the photos are used to construct and texture a mesh model. In one embodiment, a first digital image of a first view of a real world scene is analyzed to identify lines in the first view. Among the lines, parallel lines... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090244066 - Multi parallax image generation apparatus and method: An apparatus includes a unit acquiring number of first viewpoints and positions of the first viewpoints, and generating parallax image priority information which defines priority levels for each first viewpoint, a storage unit storing first-parallax images at the first viewpoints for first-resolution levels, a unit generating parallax image resolution information,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090244069 - Method, device arrangement and computer program product for producing identity graphs for analyzing communication network: A method, a device arrangement and a computer program product for examining and analyzing the functioning of a communication network. In one or more taps of the examined communication network there is a network probe which examines communication packets flowing in the communication network via a tap and searches for... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090244068 - Sample analyzer and computer program product: The present invention is to present a sample analyzer for analyzing a sample containing a plurality of kinds of particles, comprising: a quantization information obtainer for obtaining quantization information representing characteristics of the particles in the sample; a first generator for generating first classification data for classifying the particles in... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090244067 - Selective computation using analytic functions: A method, system, and computer usable program product for selective computation using analytic functions are provided in the illustrative embodiments. An object graph and information about a change therein is received. The object graph includes several objects representing several resources in an environment as well as a set of analytic... Agent: Ibm Corp. (gig)

20090244070 - System and method for forming optimized perimeter surveillance: A software module apparatus for enabling a user to generate a virtual tripwire through a geographic area of interest using a plurality of sensors. The apparatus may make use of an input for allowing a user to input a digital elevation model (DEM) of the area of interest. An input... Agent: Harness Dickey & Pierce, PLC

20090244071 - Synthetic image automatic generation system and method thereof: Provided is a computer system and a computerized method to automatically generate the synthetic images that simulate the human activities in a particular environment. The program instructions are input in the form of the natural language. Particular columns are provided in the user interface to allow the user to select... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090244072 - Method for correct reproduction of moving spatial images on a flat screen: A method for correct reproduction of moving three-dimensional (3D) scenes observed by a viewer on displays showing moving three-dimensional scenes relating to video games, animated cartoons, simulators for drivers or pilots, etc. The main concept of the invention is the reproduction of a moving scene that rotates around a selected... Agent: S. Tikhonoava C/o Vladimir Pugach

20090244074 - Apparatus, system, and method for using page table entries in a graphics system to provide storage format information for address translation: A graphics system utilizes page table entries to provide information on the storage format used to store graphics data. The page table entries, in turn, may be used for address translation. Exemplary kinds of storage format information include compression mode, a packing mode for storing Z data in tiles or... Agent: Nvidia C/o Cooley Godward Kronish LLP Attn: Patent Group

20090244073 - Information processing device, information processing method, and recording medium: An information processing device includes: a display control unit that causes a display unit to display either a first screen for receiving an instruction for selecting image data to be sent or a second screen for receiving an instruction to obtain image data using an image reading unit; a first... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090244075 - Browsing terminal: A browsing terminal includes a nonvolatile display unit and a reminder data storing unit. The nonvolatile display unit overwritably displays a first display image based on first display data when the nonvolatile display unit is set to a first mode. The nonvolatile display unit maintains the first display image when... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090244076 - 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

20090244077 - Semiconductor memory device, image processing system, and image processing method: A semiconductor memory device comprises: a memory cell group, the memory cell including a number of which is 2n, the n being a positive integer; and a first decoder provided with respect to each of the memory cell groups and a second decoder. The first decoder activates a word line... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20090244078 - Method and apparatus for obtaining images by raster scanning charged particle beam over patterned substrate on a continuous mode stage: A method of raster scanning a sample on a continuously moving stage for charged-particle beam imaging said sample is disclosed. The method includes line scanning a charged-particle beam across a surface of the sample repeatedly to form on the surface at least one 2-dimensional line array composed of scan lines... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090244079 - Optimizing the execution of media processing routines using a list of routine identifiers: Methods for analyzing a list of routine identifiers to optimize processing of routines identified in the list. Some embodiments execute a set of routines in multiple passes where each pass comprises each routine in the set processing a single band of its source. The band size of the sources of... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090244080 - Line buffer circuit, image processing apparatus, and image forming apparatus: When writing data into a single port memory, a plurality of data corresponding to predetermined number of pixels that are packed by a data packing section is written together into the single port memory. When reading data from the single port memory, data corresponding to predetermined number of pixels are... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090244082 - Methods and systems of comparing face models for recognition: Methods and systems of representation and manipulation of surfaces with perceptual geometric features, using a computer graphics rendering system, include executing algorithmic instructions to compute a plurality of vertices, edges and surfaces in a mesh for the purpose of defining representations of surfaces on grids. Normals and distances are determined... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)

20090244081 - Pixel transforms: Some embodiments of the invention provide a method for performing a set of operations on an object defined in an image coordinate system to produce a representation of the image defined in a pixel coordinate system. The set of operations include one or more perspective transform operations. The method embeds... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20090244083 - Inverse texture synthesis: A “texture generator” uses an inverse texture synthesis solution that runs in the opposite direction to traditional forward synthesis techniques to construct 2D texture compactions for use by a graphics processing unit (GPU) of a computer system. These small 2D texture compactions generally summarize an original globally variant texture or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090244084 - Low-dimensional rank-1 lattices in computer image synthesis: Methods, systems and computer program code (software) products executable in a digital processor operable to generate a synthetic image include (1) selecting a rank-1 lattice in accordance with a maximized minimum distance function (max-min-dist lattice) corresponding to points in the synthetic image to be generated, (2) generating a data structure... Agent: Jacobs & Kim / Mi

20090244087 - Contents receiving apparatus: According to one embodiment of the invention, a contents receiving apparatus includes: a communication unit configured to receive contents data; a display unit configured to display an image included in the contents data; and a controller configured to instruct the communication unit to receive contents data, and to control the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090244086 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, program thereof, display device, and image display system: An image processing apparatus, an image processing method, and a program thereof, and a display device are provided, in which reproduction of a secret image from one dispersed image is difficult. A secret image and a reverse image included in at least two types of images are in a relationship... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20090244085 - Image display apparatus, image display method and image display program: The present invention provides an image display apparatus, image display method and image display program product which ensure that a monochrome image for medical use is displayed in the color tone suitable for detection of a lesion. The image display apparatus includes: a control section which generates color image data... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090244088 - Image processing device, image display apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing device adapted to correct a pixel value corresponding to a sub-pixel constituting a pixel includes a displacement amount storage section adapted to store a displacement amount of a display position of a display sub-pixel corresponding to the sub-pixel constituting a display pixel in a reference position in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090244089 - Apparatus and method for automatic scaling of tick marks: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to calculate a default number of major tick marks as a function of a minimum distance between major tick marks and the length of a GUI control. A whole number of major tick marks that evenly divides a range of values to... Agent: Sap GlobalIPC/o Cooley Godward Kronish LLP William S. Galliani

20090244091 - Information processing apparatus and method thereof: An information processing apparatus and method includes generating an image to be displayed by a display section, determining, based on a processing capacity of a terminal connected with the information processing apparatus via a communications network or the information processing apparatus itself, a size of an image to be transmitted... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090244092 - Method and apparatus to reject accidental contact on a touchpad: In one exemplary embodiment, a portable computer having a display assembly coupled to a base assembly to alternate between a closed position and an open position. Palm rest areas are formed by a touchpad disposed on the surface of the base assembly. In an alternative embodiment, a touchpad disposed on... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090244090 - Systems, methods, and media for capturing scene images and depth geometry and generating a compensation image: In some embodiments, systems for capturing scene images and depth geometry are provided, comprising a projector, an optical sensor, and a digital processing device. The projector is capable of being defocused with respect to a scene and projects light having a shifting periodic illumination pattern on the scene. The optical... Agent: Byrne Poh LLP

20090244094 - Image processing apparatus and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes a first display unit which displays a material image and an original image in fast and second areas on a display device, respectively; a detection unit which detects a position on the display device designated from an outside; a relationship determining unit which determines a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20090244093 - Method and device for adaptive video presentation: An adaptive video presentation method for automatically presenting a video with stream-embed information based on content analysis of the video on a smaller display with a limited screen size is provided. The method comprises steps of determining a salient object group containing at least one salient object based on perceptual... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090244095 - Run-time label cache for efficient map labeling: A wireless communications device has a processor coupled to a memory for reconstructing a map feature from discrete sets of map data that provide redundant labels for the map feature to thereby generate a reconstructed map feature having only a single instance of the label, wherein the memory stores a... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP (rim)

20090244096 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: The image forming apparatus and method combine images to form one combined image by using an image formed by clipping, from images including the same person, parts of a face and a body of the person and combining the parts. The apparatus and method select, from images stored in advance,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090244097 - System and method for providing augmented reality: A system and method for providing augmented reality. A method comprises retrieving a specification of an environment of the electronic device, capturing optical information of the environment of the electronic device, and computing the starting position/orientation from the captured optical information and the specification. The use of optical information in... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090244098 - Method and apparatus for polymorphing a plurality of sets of data: 2M-sets of model data strings (M is a positive integer and M≧2) are polymorphed. The model data strings are acquired by defining at least 2M-piece coordinates being morphed in a M-dimensional model-data mapping space and making the defined model data strings correspond to the coordinates being morphed, respectively. A unit... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090244099 - Switch methods and systems for input interfaces: Switch methods and systems for input interfaces for use in an electronic device are provided. First, a direction of the electronic device is detected. Then, a first input interface is determined among a plurality of input interfaces according to the direction of the electronic device, and the first input interface... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090244100 - Gradually changing perspective map: Display of digital maps with gradually changing perspective is provided. A perspective engine selects from among possible foreshortening ratios depending on the selected map scale. In one embodiment, the perspective engine uses a fixed perspective view corresponding to each of a fixed set of scales. In alternative embodiments, there is... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20090244110 - Display apparatus and driving method thereof: A display apparatus for displaying image information according to display data, including: display pixels, each having a light emitting element; and a drive circuit for making each of the light emitting elements emit a light having brightness according to the display data, wherein the drive circuit includes: a plurality of... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090244111 - Display device and driving apparatus and method thereof: A data processor receives sets of input image data having respective input grays and outputs sets of output image data having respective output grays. Each set of output image data corresponds to one of the plurality of sets of input image data and have more image data than each set... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

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20090244102 - Lcd, liquid crystal display device, and their drive method: In one embodiment of the present invention, the liquid crystal display device of the invention performs an overshoot drive, including: an LCD having a liquid crystal panel for displaying video image; a frame memory installed outside of the LCD; and lookup table, the table with which third gray scale data... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090244109 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes an LCD panel, a scan driver, a timing controller and a data driver. The LCD panel includes first and second pixel rows. The timing controller determines a correction voltage index according to an absolute difference between an average of original pixel voltages corresponding to... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20090244108 - Method and apparatus to drive plasma display device: Method and apparatus for driving a plasma display device to improve a gradation display during the plasma display device is driven at a relatively high frame frequency. The driving method includes separating a unit frame of an input image signal into first and second subfield groups; and deciding a gradation... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090244103 - Method for driving a pixel by generating an over-drive grey level and driver thereof: A method for generating an over-drive grey level for driving a pixel includes providing a corresponding over-drive function according to an original grey level for the pixel in the previous frame, and generating the over-drive grey level according to the corresponding over-drive function and the original grey level for the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090244104 - Method for driving lcd panel and lcd using the same: A method for driving an LCD panel and an LCD using the same are provided. The method includes following steps. Firstly, a number of scan signals are provided sequentially, and an enabling time of the scan signals excluding the last scan signal is adjusted according to a compensation time, so... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090244105 - Method of driving electrophoretic display: The present invention relates to a driving method of an electrophoretic display. The driving method of the electrophoretic display includes displaying a first gray at a first pixel and a second pixel, where a target gray of the first pixel is the first gray and a target gray of the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090244101 - Pixel layout for displays: An improved subpixel arrangement for pixelated displays, wherein cross-shaped elements comprising a yellow subpixel surrounded by blue subpixels are distributed over the surface of the display. Further red and green subpixels can be arranged such that white light is emitted from three adjacent rows and three adjacent columns of a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090244107 - Video display device and color temperature correction method for the same: A video display device that allows the color temperature of the signals in white color attributes having high luminance and low chroma saturation to be corrected with high precision is provided with a color temperature correction method so as to visually obtain a desirable white color on display. In some... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090244112 - Display apparatus and method thereof: A display apparatus and method thereof are provided in order to provide a high quality image. The display apparatus includes a driving unit which drives light sources, and a controller which controls the driving unit. Therefore, it is possible to reduce motion blur and flicker and maximize the gray level... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090244113 - Display device with dynamic color gamut: The specification and drawings present a new method, apparatus and software product for dynamically adjusting a color gamut of a display (e.g., a field sequential color display) and further adjusting a luminance of the display in an electronic device by adjusting and turning on field duties of primary colors. During... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

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