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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems November recently filed with US Patent Office 11/09

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11/26/2009 > 96 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090289874 - Image display apparatus of which display is disposed on border area and image display method thereof: An image display apparatus and an image display method are disclosed. The image display apparatus includes a first display unit which displays a main image, and a second display unit which is disposed on a border of the first display unit and forms at least one side of a bezel.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090289875 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: The invention provides an electro-optical device that has luminescent elements of a long lifetime by preventing oxygen or moisture from entering to luminescent layers or electrodes even in case of an electrode-optical device provided with a number of luminescent layers and an electronic apparatus provided with the electro-optical device. The... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090289876 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display is provided. In each circuit of pixels constituting a pixel unit, a transistor for providing an initialization voltage is arranged so that leakage current is reduced when the transistor is turned off. When the transistor is implemented as a dual gate transistor with a similar... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090289877 - Display apparatuses and methods of fabricating the same: A display apparatus may include: a flexible base having a first surface and a second surface; a hard base including a plurality of base members adhered onto the first surface of the flexible base; and/or an image display structure formed on the second surface of the flexible base. A method... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090289880 - Display device and bottom chassis thereof: A display device, which has a bottom chassis provided with an opening formed at one side thereof and receiving light sources therein, and at least one optical member connected to the opening to enhance optical characteristics of light emitted from the light sources, includes an optical member fixing unit including... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090289879 - Image display device and image display method: According to one embodiment, an image display device includes an image-signal input module, an image-quality corrector, a light emitter, and a liquid-crystal display module. The image-signal input module receives an image signal. The image-quality corrector performs, based on an image-quality correction amount, an image-quality correction process on the image signal.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090289878 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: An LCD device and driving method thereof are disclosed. The LCD device includes a source driver, a controller, a voltage generator, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of pixels, and a plurality of demultiplexer modules. The controller provides two sets of control signals. The voltage generator provides an AC... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090289881 - Power circuit and liquid crystal display device: A power circuit includes a transformer, a full-bridge rectifier and a feedback circuit. The transformer is used to input an external AC voltage. The transformer includes a plurality of output terminals. The output terminals include a plurality of output terminal combinations, and at least two different output terminal combinations output... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090289882 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes three data lines intersecting a scanning line. Three sampling circuits are aligned in a different direction than the direction in which three (R, G, B) sub pixel units are aligned. An image signal line of one sampling circuit extends across the gate electrode of a transistor... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20090289883 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method of driving the LCD in which the LCD includes a liquid crystal panel divided into a plurality of display regions, each of the display regions having a plurality of pixels; and a timing controller receiving a primitive image signal for displaying an... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20090289884 - Display device: In a display device having a plurality of scan signal line driving circuits, its display quality is improved. The display device comprises a plurality of scan signal lines, a plurality of image signal lines, and a plurality of scan signal line driving circuits for generating scan signals for driving the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090289886 - Display panel driving circuit and display apparatus: A display panel driving circuit includes a plurality of circuit blocks g aligned in a row direction, in each of which an upstream circuit and a downstream circuit are included and signal transmission is carried out between the upstream circuit and the downstream circuit that belong to one and the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090289885 - Flat panel display: A flat panel display includes a display screen, a first flexible printed circuit, and a second flexible printed circuit. The second flexible printed circuit has a plurality of pads and is electrically connected to the display screen. The first flexible printed circuit is electrically connected between the display screen and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090289887 - Pixel driving method, pixel driving circuit for performing the same, and display apparatus having the pixel driving circuit: A pixel driving circuit includes a first gate line, a second gate line, a first data line, a second data line, a pixel part, a first driving part, a second driving part, and a first voltage-changing part. The first driving part applies a first data voltage to the first pixel... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090289888 - Display device capable of reducing voltages in external integrated circuit: Provided is a waveform processing circuit including: an amplitude expansion circuit configured to expand amplitude of an analog video signal; a voltage shifting circuit configured to shift a voltage of the analog video signal; and an impedance conversion circuit having an output impedance lower than that of the voltage shifting... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090289890 - Light-emission control device and liquid crystal display apparatus: According to one embodiment, a light-emission control device controls light emission of light sources of a light emitter including a plurality of light source areas each corresponding to one of the light sources, and includes a virtual light-value calculator, a light-value calculator, and a light controller. The virtual light-value calculator... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090289889 - Video display device with controllable backlight and methods for use therewith: A video display device includes a video post processing module that processes a video signal to generate a processed video signal and a backlight control signal. A video display produces a video image, based on the processed video signal. The video display includes at least one controllable backlight that is... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090289891 - Image display medium, image display device, and image display method: An image display medium comprises a display member, a back substrate, spacers having a cell structure held between the substrates, and first particles and second particles, whose colors and charging polarities are different from one another, enclosed between the display member and back substrate. The display member includes a transparent... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090289894 - Electronic apparatus and three-dimensional input device thereof: An electronic apparatus and a three-dimensional input device thereof are disclosed. The electronic apparatus includes a display and the three-dimensional input device. The three-dimensional input device includes an infrared ray emitting/receiving unit, a cursor control unit and a radio frequency receiving unit. The infrared ray emitting/receiving unit is electrically connected... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20090289893 - Finger appliance for data entry in electronic devices: The appliance is adapted to be mounted on a finger having a finger tip and a finger pad. It includes a finger engaging portion having first and second side members including oppositely oriented, spaced arcuate members and a force application member extending between the first and second side members of... Agent: Epstein Drangel Bazerman & James, LLP

20090289892 - Simulation of writing on game consoles through the use of motion-sensing technology: A method and system of utilizing a game console with motion sensing technology is provided. The present invention, in various implementations, provides for a method for generating one or more symbols in response to one or more gestures using an input device of a gaming system. The method comprises providing... Agent: Duke W. Yee Yee & Associates, P.C.

20090289895 - Electroencephalogram interface system, electroencephalogram interface apparatus, method, and computer program: An electroencephalogram interface system includes: sections for measuring an electroencephalogram and an eye movement; an output section for presenting on a screen an option related to a device operation; a highlight determination section for, if a predetermined time has elapsed since a rotational angular velocity of the eye movement becomes... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090289896 - Input arrangement for electronic devices: A new form of input arrangement for cursor control devices or other handheld electronic devices in which the activation surfaces are designed to allow the fingers and thumb of the user to affect commands by means of ergonomic and less repetitive motion as compared to current devices. In embodiments, sensors... Agent: John Brooks Law LLC

20090289897 - Force-sensing mouse pointing device for computer input: A mouse has a set of force sensors that measure vertical force with respect to the surface on which the mouse moves and pass information to the computer system in question. The mouse output can be used for: 1) downward force; 2) tilt in several directions; 3) rotation. The relevant... Agent: Law Office Of Ido Tuchman (yor)

20090289898 - Keyboard for use in computer system: A computer system having a computer and a keyboard is provided. The keyboard includes a plurality of first letter keys and respective second letter keys. Each of the first and second letter keys is associated with a respective letter. The computer system is arranged: (i) upon activation of one of... Agent: Kilyk & Bowersox, P.l.l.c.

20090289899 - Keypad module for character input, electronic devices utilizing the same, and method thereof: A keypad module (114) including at least one key (20) is described. The key includes a keycap (24), a rocker (28) and a plurality of domes (32). The rocker includes a central shaft (281 ) and extending portions (282) extending from the central shaft. A top (2811a) of the central... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090289903 - Control method for displaying icons on a touchscreen: A control method for displaying icons of a touchscreen is shown. The touchscreen includes an icon control region and an icon display region comprising a plurality of icon display grids. The method includes sensing a touch on the icon control region and determining if a touch distance exceeds a predetermined... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090289915 - Display device with optical sensors: A display device with a touch screen includes: first sensing units, each first sensing unit comprising first optical sensors connected in series, each first sensing unit comprising a first terminal for receiving a first voltage, each first sensing unit extending in a first direction; second sensing units, each second sensing... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090289909 - Display device with touch control function: A display device (10) with touch control function includes a display panel (12), a backlight module (13), a circuit board (14), a processing module (15) and a frame (16). The backlight module supplies light to the display panel. The display panel, the backlight module, the circuit board and the processing... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090289910 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes a plurality of pixel portions formed in a display region on a substrate, a first light-receiving element which is formed in the display region and shows light-receiving sensitivity with respect to an incident visible ray which enters a display surface, a second light-receiving element which is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090289916 - Electronic device and method for switching between locked state and unlocked state: A method for switching an electronic device with a touch sensitive display between a locked state and an unlocked state. The method includes receiving multiple contacts with respect to multiple predefined areas of the touch-sensitive display; detecting a sequence pattern in response to receiving the multiple contacts; determining if the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090289904 - Electronic device with touch device and method of executing functions thereof: An electronic device having a touch panel and a corresponding control method, the method including: receiving a first touch to a first position on the touch panel; receiving a second touch to a second position on the touch panel while the first touch is held to the first position; and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090289900 - Game world manipulation: A method of actuating a computer program that generates a dynamically changing graphic object on a touch screen using a human finger, comprises identifying the object or the portion of an object which is being touched by said finger and thereafter virtually “attaching” said object or portion thereof to said... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.

20090289911 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof: An information processing apparatus that has a touch panel that is able to detect a plurality of touch input positions concurrently extracts a combination consisting of a predetermined number of touch input positions from a plurality of touch input positions that concurrently exist on the touch panel, and based on... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090289912 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof: A touch-sensitive liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a first substrate, a second substrate generally opposite to the first substrate, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate, a first scan line, a data line perpendicular to the first scan line, a sensing line parallel... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090289907 - Method and arrangement for the operation of electrical devices: At least one additional menu layer can be selected in a menu layer and be displayed on a display unit by means of at least one control element. The additional menu layer selected via the control element is displayed in the display unit as a preview when an object approaches... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090289906 - Method and system for controlling an electronic device with an external touch panel: A method and system for controlling an electronic device with an external touch panel are provided. The method includes retrieving applications executed on the electronic device by an interface, displaying user interfaces of the retrieved applications, detecting coordinates of a contacted point on the external touch panel, generating an analog... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090289901 - Method of capturing a human resources event: Various embodiments of this invention disclose a computer-aided human resources employment system and method that electronically captures and shares, in real-time, human resources and unemployment events and the completed forms that relate to those events. Other embodiments of this invention disclose a computer-aided system for managing human resources and unemployment... Agent: Marc E. Hankin, Esq.

20090289914 - Mobile terminal using proximity touch and wallpaper controlling method thereof: Discloses are a mobile terminal having a proximity touch and a method for controlling a display screen thereof. A difference of recognition rates caused by a minute difference of capacitances generated when a human body approaches a touch screen depending on users can be calibrated to be suitable for each... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20090289902 - Proximity sensor device and method with subregion based swipethrough data entry: A touch sensor device and method is provided that facilitates improved device usability. Specifically, the device and method provide improved user interface functionality by facilitating quick and easy data entry using proximity sensors with limited space. The electronic device includes a processing system and a sensor adapted to detect strokes... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20090289913 - Terminal having touchscreen and method for searching data thereof: A terminal equipped with a touchscreen and data search method using the touchscreen is provided. The data search method displays a list of data items and a scroll button in first and second display regions defined on the touchscreen, respectively, checks, when a touch is detected on the scroll button,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090289908 - Touch detecting device capable of saving electricity: A touch detecting device capable of saving power for a touch panel includes a touch sensing unit, a micro control unit and a mode detecting unit. The touch sensing unit is coupled to the touch panel and used for being triggered by a first control signal to generate sensing data... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090289905 - Touch input recognition methods and apparatuses: Touch input recognition methods and apparatuses can increase the accuracy of the recognition of touch input from user and reduce processing load in recognizing the touch input. When at least one coordinate value corresponding to a touch trace is received at a given time interval, an inflection point based on... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090289917 - Dynamic visual feature coordination in an electronic hand held device: An apparatus and method for dynamic visual feature coordination in an electronic hand held device is described. In an embodiment, the apparatus includes key configurations arranged in a clock-like fashion and other configurations so that a user's finger might be easily tracked prior to actual key selection within the circular... Agent: Mcguirewoods, LLP

20090289918 - Input device: An input device includes a plurality of X scan electrodes, a plurality of Y scan electrodes, and common detection electrode forming capacitance with the X scan electrodes and the Y scan electrodes. In the cycles, a second driving signal is supplied to the same Y scan electrode, and in each... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20090289919 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is adapted to reduce cross-talk and signal noise so as to improve the perception ratio and accuracy of a sense element. The liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of pixels connected to gate lines and data lines thereon, respectively;... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20090289920 - Optical reflected touch panel and pixels and system thereof: An optical reflective touch panel and pixels and a system thereof are provided. Each pixel of the optical reflective touch panel includes a display circuit and a sensing circuit. The display circuit controls the display of the pixel. The sensing circuit is coupled to the display circuit for sensing a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090289921 - Communications-enabled display console: The display console includes a substrate having a viewing surface and a hidden surface. The display console further includes a display zone, a border zone, and a transceiver module configured to wirelessly send and receive data and coupled to the hidden surface of the substrate in the border zone. The... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090289922 - Payment terminal stylus with touch screen contact detection: In an exemplary embodiment, a stylus operates with a capacitive touch screen only when the stylus tip is in contact with the touch screen. The stylus is used as a sensor to determine the location where a user is touching the surface of a capacitive touch screen, but is not... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)

20090289923 - Input device and input method: The input device in the present invention includes: a rotor; a section specifying unit specifying a section; a rotation amount detecting unit detecting a rotation amount from the specified section; a section corresponding information holding unit which holds correspondence relationship between each of the sections and a unit of information... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090289924 - Mobile device and area-specific processing executing method: A mobile device includes a control unit, a storage unit, a display unit, and a displacement detecting unit that detects displacement of a physical value caused when the mobile device moves, wherein the control unit includes an icon displaying unit that displays the icon in the display area, an icon... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090289925 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes plasma display panel and a data driver. Plasma display panel includes a front substrate and a rear substrate faced to each other to form a discharge space therebetween. The front substrate includes a plurality of display electrodes. The rear substrate includes a plurality of data... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090289926 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes: a display panel which has a plurality of X and Y display electrodes and a plurality of address electrodes crossing the X and Y display electrodes; an electrode drive circuit which drives the X and Y display electrodes and address electrodes; and a drive circuit... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.

20090289927 - Systems and methods for using a digital palette to produce a digital document: A digital palette and a digital pen device are used to create or manipulate a digital document to provide complex information using features, such as graphical features selected from stencils, shapes, and connectors and possibly to apply one or more attributes to the digital document. The digital palette may have... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC

20090289928 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device with a driving method includes an LCD panel, a data driving circuit, a common voltage generating circuit, and a gate driving circuit. The LCD panel includes multiple data lines and multiple scanning lines intersecting with the data lines, and a common electrode. The gate... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090289931 - Electro-optical device, matrix substrate, and electronic equipment: The invention provides power-supply wiring preferable for large displays. An electro-optical device according to the present invention includes a pixel area including electro-optical elements driven by power supplied from power-supply circuits. The electro-optical device includes basic power-supply lines, which receive a power-supply voltage output from the power-supply circuits and which... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090289930 - Operational amplifier circuit and display panel driving apparatus: An operational amplifier circuit includes: an input stage for generating an internal current corresponding to a potential difference between inverting and non-inverting input terminals; and an output stage for driving an output terminal in response to the internal current. The output terminal includes: a floating current source through which the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090289929 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A plasma display device includes a scan driver adapted to apply reset, scan and sustain signals to scan electrodes, a sustain driver adapted to apply a sustain signal to sustain electrodes, and a display panel including discharge cells and discharge spaces, wherein the discharge cells are partitioned by horizontal and... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090289932 - Power supply circuit and liquid crystal display apparatus: In one embodiment of the present invention, a reset signal changes into a High level in sync with rising and falling edges of a common electric potential. This causes a comparator to be reset in sync with the rising and falling edges of the common electric potential, so that a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090289933 - Display driving apparatus, display module package, display panel module, and television set: A display driving apparatus includes: n level shift units shifting a voltage level of n pixel data; a step potential providing unit providing a step potential; a change judgment unit judging whether or not each of the n pixel data has changed from pixel data of an immediately previous cycle;... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090289934 - Method of driving display device, and display device: A method of driving a display device of a plasma tube array type includes: applying, in a first address period, a scan pulse sequentially to display electrodes, each being one display electrode of each display electrode pair in a first group of display electrode pairs; applying, thereafter, a first supplemental... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090289935 - Liquid crystal drive device, lcd apparatus and drive method: A liquid crystal drive device includes: a frame memory retaining image information of a second frame immediately preceding a first frame; a first calculator calculating a first difference between image information of the first frame and the image information of the second frame; an edge enhancement processor performing edge enhancement... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20090289936 - Portable electronic loyalty devices: A mobile device for use in processing a transaction, comprises an electronic card, tag, fob or similar small portable device having a stored identity and comprising a housing having vertical and horizontal dimensions of a standard credit card, a tag, a fob or the like, transmitter/receiver means including an RFID... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC

20090289937 - Multi-scale navigational visualtization: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates providing navigational assistance. An immersive view can include image data that can represent a computer displayable multi-scale image with at least two substantially parallel planes of view in which a first plane and a second plane are alternatively... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090289938 - Apparatus and method for representing a scanned surface: Disclosed is a method for generating a digital representation of a surface of an object from point data indicative of coordinates of points on the surface. The method comprises receiving a point data item indicative of coordinates of a point in a first one of a plurality of sub-volumes of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090289939 - Systems and methods for concurrent ray tracing: For ray tracing scenes composed of primitives, systems and methods can traverse rays through an acceleration structure. The traversal can be implemented by concurrently testing a plurality of nodes of the acceleration structure for intersection with a sequence of one or more rays. Such testing can occur in a plurality... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20090289940 - Computer-readable recording medium which stores rendering program, rendering apparatus and rendering method: To provide a rendering program, a rendering apparatus, and a rendering method, which are capable of displaying a sterical model surface using a fabric in which the real feel of material is reproduced. A reflection property measurement device 10 receives reflected light of an actual yarn T2 and measures a... Agent: Casella & Hespos

20090289941 - Composite transition nodes for use in 3d data generation: Several embodiments provide methods and apparatuses for use with node-based compositing to assist in the generation of a second eye or camera of a stereoscopic image. In one implementation, a method for use in 3D movie production comprises the steps: displaying composite nodes to a user, the composite nodes indicating... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20090289942 - Image learning, automatic annotation, retrieval method, and device: A first image having annotations is segmented into one or more image regions. Image feature vectors and text feature vectors are extracted from all the image regions to obtain an image feature matrix and a text feature matrix. The image feature matrix and the text feature matrix are projected into... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090289943 - Anti-aliasing system and method: An anti-aliased font and a method of rendering an anti-aliased font. Rendering an anti-aliased pixel as a background color in the absence of an appropriate color to render the pixel if the level of anti-aliasing is less than a first level of anti-aliasing, and rendering the pixel as a foreground... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20090289944 - Image processing apparatus, image outputting method, and image outputting program embodied on computer readable medium: In order to enable a still image to be checked while preventing leakage of confidential information contained in the still image, an MFP includes: an image acquiring portion to acquire a still image; an encoding portion to generate encoded data by encoding the acquired still image using an encoding key... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20090289945 - Centralized streaming game server: Exemplary embodiments include an interception mechanism for rendering commands generated by interactive applications, and a feed-forward control mechanism based on the processing of the commands on a rendering engine, on a pre-filtering module, and on a visual encoder. Also a feed-back control mechanism from the encoder is described. The mechanism... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090289946 - Video matrix display interface: In a video matrix display interface, an interface includes one or more subsystems to receive information from a plurality of display devices, compile the information from the plurality of display devices, report the compiled information to a graphics processing device, generate a video image using the compiled information, the image... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090289947 - System and method for processing data sent from a graphic engine: An image processing system is provided comprising a memory, a graphic engine and a data processing module. The graphic engine generates a sequence of input data, wherein each of the input data has an address information pointing to a corresponding memory address of the memory. The data processing module sequentially... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090289948 - Display device and method for controlling backlight thereof: A display device having backlight and the backlight control method thereof is provided. Through the provided method, it is capable of fast determining which intensity range the intensity signal from the means for measuring the intensity of external light falls in, so that the turn-off period of backlight is reduced... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090289949 - Dynamically configurable bilinear filtering system: Apparatus and methods for a bilinear filter system comprising a pre-formatter module, a bilinear module, an accumulator module, and a format module. The pre-formatter module is configured to receive texel data and convert it to a normalized fixed point format. The bilinear module is dynamically reconfigurable to perform an interpolation... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20090289951 - Environment-compliant image display system, projector, and program: An environment-compliant image display system, projector, and program that enables the reproduction of appropriate colors even when affected by ambient light. The projector has a color control processing update section that corrects colors by adjusting a LUT in a 3D-LUT storage section and brightness by adjusting a grayscale characteristic in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090289952 - Image processing apparatus, method, and program: An image processing apparatus which includes a extension width determination unit for determining a extension width based on a depression time of the cursor at a reference position on an image display unit where a releasing operation of the cursor was performed, which is a time during which the cursor... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090289950 - Projector, image projection method, and head-up display device using the projector: A projector projecting an image on an object by scanning the object with a light beam includes a light source; a divergence angle converter converting the divergence angle of the light beam; a light deflector deflecting the light beam in a light beam scanning direction and a direction perpendicular to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090289953 - System and method for adjusting view of a measuring report of an object: A computer-based method for adjusting view of a measuring report of an object is provided. The method includes defining a plurality of tolerance ranges and a unique color, and reading data of a point-cloud of the object and the triangulated surface of the object. The method further includes setting parameters... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090289954 - Rendering display device: In the rendering display device, when at least one of image data stored in non-display memories is updated and if there exists an image whose layout information specifies that its image is displayed in the foreground of images corresponding to the updated image data, the updated image data and the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090289955 - Reality overlay device: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for capturing information that is pertinent to physical surroundings with respect to a device, the information including at least one of visual information or audio information. Overlay information for use in generating a transparent overlay via the device is obtained using at least a portion... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!

20090289956 - Virtual billboards: Disclosed are methods and apparatus for implementing a reality overlay device. A reality overlay device captures information that is pertinent to physical surroundings with respect to a device, the information including at least one of visual information or audio information. The reality overlay device may transmit at least a portion... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson - Yahoo!

20090289957 - Methods and system for communication and displaying points-of-interest: A method for displaying point-of-interest coordinate locations in perspective images and for coordinate-based information transfer between perspective images on different platforms includes providing a shared reference image of a region overlapping the field of view of the perspective view. The perspective view is then correlated with the shared reference image... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20090289958 - Display mode switching device and method for mobile terminal: The present application relates to a display mode switching device and method for a portable electronic device. In particular, the present application relates to a portable electronic device that can switch display modes of an integrated display and input device to facilitate composition of a text message by switching between... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20090289966 - Display apparatus and drive method thereof: A display apparatus for driving light emitting elements to emit light at a timing shifted according to the order of scanning lines, is arranged to control the light emission intensity of the light emitting element in accordance with an image signal and include a drive unit for driving the light... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090289963 - Display device, method of laying out light emitting elements, and electronic device: Disclosed herein is a display device in which light emitting elements of a plurality of colors including a light emitting element emitting blue light are formed in each pixel on a substrate on which a transistor is formed for each sub-pixel, and a plurality of pixels formed with sub-pixels of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090289961 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: The LCD device includes: a gray scale modulator modulating R, G, and B data; a backlight dimming controller generating a back dimming signal that is inversely proportional to the modulated R, G, and B data generated in the gray scale modulator; and an over driving controller selectively overshoot-compensating the R,... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090289964 - Liquid crystal display method and liquid crystal display device improving motion picture display grade: A source driver outputs a data signal and a reset (black) signal alternately to a source line. Four-hundred and eighty gate lines are divided into three groups each comprising 160 lines, and connected to gate drivers. A display control section outputs a discriminant signal, a scan start signal and a... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20090289959 - Liquid crystal driver, liquid crystal display device, and liquid crystal driving method: A selector (103A) outputs a gray level voltage corresponding to pixel data (D-A) as drive voltage (Va). When the drive voltage (Va) is written in a source line (LineS-A), switches (105A-1, 105A-2) are ON while a switch (106A) is OFF. When the drive voltage (Va) written in the source line... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090289965 - Liquid crystal driving device: A liquid crystal driving device is provided, which can reduce the problem of contrast lowering of the liquid crystal display screen due to the decrease of the driving current of LED, by the control which is performed in order to cope with the decrease of the maximum rated current of... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20090289962 - Lyquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: The method of driving a liquid crystal display device includes calculating a brightness average value of pixel data of at least one frame period supplied to a liquid crystal display panel, and storing the average to a memory unit; generating a brightness control signal having a duty ratio according to... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090289960 - Plasma display device and plasma display panel drive method: A plasma display device includes a sustain pulse generating circuit having a power recovery section for raising or lowering the sustain pulse by allowing an inductor and an inter-electrode capacitor of the display electrode pair to resonate and a clamp section for clamping a voltage of the sustain pulse to... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090289968 - Display device: A display device in which the image quality is improved by control of the peak luminance. A plurality of instantaneous luminances are expressed by performing signal writing to each pixel plural times within one frame period. The gray level is expressed by controlling time integration levels of the plurality of... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090289967 - Duty cycle calculation and implentation for solid state illuminators: A display uses x illuminator systems to produce x primary colors and y overlap colors, which are combinations of primary colors, to illuminate a spatial light modulator in a display system. A first set of n duty cycles for the x primary colors over a frame is provided, wherein the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20090289969 - Image processing method and system: The invention provides the image method and apparatus to increase the sharpness of a resized image. The image includes a plurality of pixels with an alpha value and an image data. The method detects the alpha value of neighboring first and second pixels. Weighting values of interpolated pixels between the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

  
11/19/2009 > 96 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090284442 - Processing computer graphics generated by a remote computer for streaming to a client computer: Processing computer graphics generated by a remote computer for streaming to a client computer for display on a display device operatively coupled to the client computer, the graphics streamed to the client computer in a plurality of frames, including, for each frame: selecting, by a graphics module of the remote... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP

20090284443 - Flexible film and display device including the same: A flexible film and a display device including the same are disclosed. The flexible film includes an insulating film including at least one hole. The insulating film further includes a first surface corresponding to an inner circumferential surface of the hole, a second surface corresponding to an upper surface of... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090284444 - Removable optical filter and retainer: An apparatus for releasably retaining an optical filter on a display screen includes an anchoring arrangement on a housing of the display screen and a latch mechanism positioned on the housing, wherein the latch mechanism is spaced from the anchoring arrangement, movable relative to the anchoring arrangement, resiliently biased toward... Agent: Merek, Blackmon & Voorhees, LLC

20090284445 - Led data input scheme with sequential scan method and cascade connection for light emitting diode (led) display system: This invention is an architecture of Driver IC used by the LED light systems. Each Driver IC comprises at least one Drive Cell that connects to an individual LED. The LED data are transmitted via a sequential scanning method from Drive Cell to Drive Cell, and from Driver IC to... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

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20090284447 - Plasma display apparatus: An object of the present invention is to reduce power consumption and heat generation in an A/S separating circuit for preventing an inflow of an auxiliary voltage into a sustain discharge voltage source in a Y electrode driver circuit or an X electrode driver circuit of a plasma display apparatus.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090284446 - Plasma display device and plasma-display-panel driving method: A plasma display device includes a plasma display panel that has plural scan electrodes and plural sustain electrodes constituting display electrode pairs; and a sustain pulse generating circuit that divides a field period into a plurality of sub fields having an initializing period, an address period, and a sustain period... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090284450 - Light-emitting apparatus: When the degradation of a light-emitting device is detected and the luminance is compensated, because the lowering in current efficiency involved in the degradation varies for each luminance, use of the same compensation coefficient provides a luminance region in which the compensation is insufficient. A light-emitting apparatus includes a light-emitting... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090284449 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device having a pixel unit including a plurality of scan lines, data lines and pixel power lines arranged in a matrix type and forming respective sub pixels in an intersection region of the plurality of scan lines, data lines and pixel power lines; a thin... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20090284452 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a light-emitting device which is provided for each pixel and includes terminals; a drive portion for supplying a drive current to the light-emitting device; a voltage detection portion for detecting a voltage increase between the terminals of the light-emitting device; a correction portion for correcting the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090284451 - Display device: A display device includes: a pixel array having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form, each of the pixels including a sampling transistor configured to sample a data potential from a video signal line which is insulated from and intersects a control line in response to the change... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090284453 - Display device and method of driving the same: In accordance with one or more embodiments of the present disclosure, an organic light emitting device is provided. By including a current leakage unit in each pixel and slowly decreasing an amount of a current flowing to the organic light emitting element, both normal luminance and black luminance can be... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090284454 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device capable of stabilizing the output of an external condition detection sensor is disclosed. The organic light emitting display device has an external condition detection sensor configured to sense an external condition and to output a detection signal to be used for adjusting the display... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20090284455 - Liquid crystal display: Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display in which a system board and a timing control board can be used in common in a 60 Hz driving mode and a 120 Hz driving mode without being modified. The liquid crystal display includes a system board for identifying a driving frequency... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090284456 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) capable of improving display quality and a method of driving the same are provided. The LCD comprises an LCD panel including a plurality of data lines and gate lines and liquid crystal cells arranged in a matrix at crossings of the gate lines and the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090284459 - Array scaling for high dynamic range backlight displays and other devices: Luminosity of individual LED light sources is measured and a forward voltage control of each LED is set so that each LED has a pre-determined (e.g., uniform) luminosity at a same modulation level. The LEDs are then driven via a modulation technique such as PWM, PCM, polyphase, etc. according to... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.

20090284458 - Discharge lamp for unipoplar, dielectrically impeded discharge: The invention relates to a discharge lamp with a floor plate and a roof plate designed for dielectrically impeded discharge, in which the cathodes and the anodes always occur in pairs.... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20090284457 - Histogram-based dynamic backlight control systems and methods: Displays systems and methods for adjusting backlight illumination are disclosed wherein backlight illumination may be set low enough according to an error threshold amount in order to reduce backlight power consumption while maintaining a level of image quality. In one embodiment, image data is evaluated within a given frame and... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090284460 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method for controlling the same: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes the following elements. A liquid crystal display panel section includes a liquid crystal display panel. A backlight section, placed on the rear of the liquid crystal display panel away from an image display surface, extends from end to end of the liquid crystal display... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20090284461 - Method for displaying image: An image display method for a display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus has a light source module for providing a light source. An original image including a plurality of original pixels is provided, wherein each original pixel is represented by a plurality of first gray levels. A histogram is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090284465 - Capacitive motion detection device and input device using the same: When the mode is switched to a motion detection mode, using a changeover switch, the mode is switched to the motion detection mode by pressing the changeover switch. In this mode, motion detection is performed by moving a hand in an area to be operated. When the mode is switched... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20090284462 - Computer with virtual keyboard and display: A computer includes a host (10). The host includes an enclosure (11), a circuit board (12) and a projection system (13) both enclosed in the enclosure. The enclosure defines a projection hole (114) therein. The projection system electrically connects with the circuit board. The projection system aligns with the projection... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090284463 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing program, and mobile terminal: An information processing apparatus includes a tap operation detecting unit configured to detect the number of tap operations for tapping a housing and a tapped position of the housing, a storage unit storing a plurality of application programs, an activated application table storing an application program to be activated in... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20090284464 - Projection image display apparatus: The projection image display apparatus includes an image light generator and a projection optics. The projection optics includes a reflection mirror. The projection image display apparatus includes an image capture device configured to capture an image of a user facing the projection surface, a first acquisition unit configured to acquire... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090284467 - Input device for operating in-vehicle apparatus: An input device having a manipulation member is disclosed. The input device has an absolute input mode and a relative input. In the absolute input mode, the input device determines a coordinate of a pointed point on a window of a display unit based on a coordinate of the manipulation... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20090284468 - Remote control handset: A remote control handset 10 is provided for navigating a user interface of an entertainment device, the user interface having a hierarchical menu structure. The remote control handset 10 has a button 40 on its upper surface 20, and a button 120 on its lower surface 80. The button 40... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090284466 - Signal filtering method and electronic device: A signal filtering method for filtering signals obtained at a number of time points by an electronic device is provided. Each of the signals corresponds to an i-th value at an i-th time point of the abovementioned time points, and the i-th value and an (i+1)-th value are defined as... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090284469 - Video based apparatus and method for controlling the cursor: A video-based apparatus and method for controlling the cursor are provided. A video camera is used to acquire a hand image of a user, and then the image is analyzed and processed to move the cursor and to take place of functions of a mouse left button and a mouse... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090284470 - Computer system with mouse: An exemplary computer system includes a host computer and a mouse. The host computer comprises vertical and horizontal scrolling drivers. The mouse includes a scroll wheel, a sensor and a switch connected in series. The scroll wheel generates signals corresponding to navigation commands. The sensor senses the signals, and converts... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090284471 - Virtual keyboard system with automatic correction: There is disclosed an enhanced text entry system which uses word-level analysis to correct inaccuracies automatically in user keystroke entries on reduced-size or virtual keyboards. A method and system are defined which determine one or more alternate textual interpretations of each sequence of inputs detected within a designated auto-correcting region.... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20090284473 - Handheld type electronic device: A handheld type electronic device includes a main device body, a screen body, and first and second limiting mechanisms provided between the main device body and the screen body. The main device body includes a depression. The screen body is provided between left and right inner walls of the depression.... Agent: Keusey, Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.

20090284472 - System and method for controlling an electronic device: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method is disclosed for controlling an electronic device via a remote control device that is configured to receive alphanumeric text input, and to transmit a signal to the electronic device to switch the electronic device to a channel corresponding to the... Agent: Munsch, Hardt, Kopf & Harr, P.C. Intellectual Property Docket Clerk

20090284477 - Device for providing improved access to the functions of human machine interfaces: A bezel positionable adjacent the outer periphery of a computer touch screen is provided. The bezel includes an elongated rim having a first side adjacent the computer screen and a surface. An identification marker positioned on the surface of the rim and identifying a predetermined area of the touch screen.... Agent: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

20090284481 - Devices and methods for a backlight to illuminate both a main display and morphable keys or indicators: Disclosed are devices and methods for a display of an electronic device, the display including a backlight and a conductive layer, wherein the backlight illuminates both a main display and morphable keys or indicators. The conductive layer includes two separate portions. One portion of the conductive layer is part of... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090284474 - Display apparatus and navigation device: A display apparatus operable to flexibly perform display control to a plurality of images is provided, when the plurality of images are displayed on the display apparatus, and each image is selected either as a touch operation target or as a remote control target alternatively. The display apparatus comprises: a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090284483 - Display device and method having sensing function: A display device and method having a sensing function is described. The device includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and plural sense lines. The LCD panel includes a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines. Each of the data lines is connected electrically to a plurality... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090284488 - Electronic device and method for handwritten inputs: An electronic device includes a multi-touch sensitive display. The multi-touch sensitive display displays a graphical user interface having a handwritten region and a menu selection region. The handwritten region receives handwritten inputs. The menu selection region operatively simultaneously provides a menu for switching input types during the handwritten inputs being... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090284486 - Handheld device for a patient: A handheld device (10) has a graphic display (12), an interface (18) for wireless data transmission, an input unit (14) for input of control commands, and a control unit (16) connected to the display (12), the interface (18), and the input unit (14). The control unit (16) is designed to... Agent: Intellectual Property Dept. Dewitt Ross & Stevens Sc

20090284478 - Multi-contact and single-contact input: This document describes tools capable of initiating a function based on one or more tactile contacts received through a contact detection device, such as a touch pad. In some embodiments, the tools identify tactile contacts in accordance with the tool's input mode. The tools may use the input mode to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090284479 - Multi-touch input platform: This document describes tools having or interacting with a touch-sensitive device with one or more contact detectors that detect a tactile input from a user making contact with the contact detectors and an input/output module that persistently identifies contact data representing the detected tactile input. This identification is unique, thereby... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090284489 - Multiplanar volumetric three-dimensional display apparatus: A multiplanar volumetric three-dimensional display apparatus is disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes a variable lens and an object source. The variable lens is capable of switching its radius of curvature between a number of states, thereby varying its focal power. The object source provides light for the generation... Agent: Joshua D. Isenberg Jdi Patent

20090284476 - Pushing a user interface to a remote device: A graphical user interface (“GUI”) can be presented on a remote control accessory device that has user input and display devices. The GUI can be defined and managed by a portable media device that is controlled using the GUI. The portable media device can provide the accessory with a GUI... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090284480 - System and apparatus for a multi-point touch-sensitive sensor user interface using distinct digit identification: A computer program product for a multi-point touch-sensitive sensor user interface using distinct digit identification. The computer program product may include a relationship module, an assignment module, a receiving module, a determination module, and an initiation module. The relationship module may determine a relationship between at least two digits. The... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie

20090284487 - Touch panel and input device using same: A touch panel including a top substrate provided with an upper conductive layer formed on a lower surface thereof, a bottom substrate provided with a lower conductive layer formed on an upper surface thereof in a position confronting the upper conductive layer with a predetermined space, and a spacer of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090284484 - Touch panel integrated flat display device: The touch panel integrated flat display device includes a display panel, a touch panel disposed on the display panel, and a flexible circuit board electrically connecting a drive PCB and the touch panel to supply a drive signal of the touch panel. In the touch panel integrated flat display device,... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090284482 - Touch-based authentication of a mobile device through user generated pattern creation: A method, system, and apparatus of a touch-based authentication of a mobile device through user generated pattern creation are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method of a mobile device includes recognizing a tactile force on a touch screen without a visual aid as an unlocking gesture, storing the unlocking gesture... Agent: Raj Abhyanker LLP

20090284475 - Transparent conductive film, electrode sheet for use in touch panel, and touch panel: A transparent conductive film comprising a transparent film base material, a resin layer having a fine uneven geometrical structure, and a transparent conductive thin film laminated on the film base material through the resin layer, wherein the surface of the transparent conductive thin film has an average centerline roughness (Ra)... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090284485 - Vibrating substrate for haptic interface: A haptic device is provided having a substrate with a touch surface and one or more actuators for vibrating the substrate in a multiplicity of higher resonant modes, each of which has a high enough frequency to be inaudible and high enough amplitude to create a friction reduction effect at... Agent: Mr. Edward J. Timmer

20090284496 - Capacitive motion detection device and input device using the same: When a motion in the X-axis direction is detected, first electrodes are set as drive electrodes, and second electrodes are set as detection electrodes. A switching circuit performs switching so as to electrically connect a drive circuit to the first electrodes, electrically connect a first detection circuit to one of... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20090284494 - Capacitive touch system and sensing method for a capacitive touch system: A capacitive touch system includes a touch panel and two touch integrated circuits connected to the touch panel to scan thereto. The touch panel has a boundary trace connected to both of the two touch integrated circuits. When one of the two touch integrated circuits charges/discharges the boundary trace, the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090284492 - Electro-optical device, electronic apparatus, and contact detection method: An electro-optical device includes: a screen on which an image is displayed; a first substrate and a second substrate that are provided opposite to each other; liquid crystal that is sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate; an electrostatic capacity detecting unit that outputs a detection signal whose... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20090284493 - Manufacturing method of coordinate position detecting device: A manufacturing method of a coordinate position detecting device includes the steps of forming the common electrode on the resistive film of tour sides of the substrate having a rectangular-shaped configuration; measuring the electric potential of the resistive film by plural probes contacting a surface of the resistive film where... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20090284490 - Method for filtering out signals of touch device: A method for filtering out signals of a touch device includes following steps: first, obtaining a touch signal; next, obtaining signal intensity values respectively corresponding to a first sensing area, a second sensing area and a third sensing area according to the above-mentioned touch signal, wherein the above-mentioned second sensing... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090284491 - Method for filtering signals of touch sensitive device: A method for filtering signals of a touch sensitive device is used to judge whether or not a touch signal output from a touch sensitive device is noise by utilize the arrangement pattern of sensing areas. If the sensing areas corresponding to the touch signal are arranged partially conforming to... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090284495 - Systems and methods for assessing locations of multiple touch inputs: Matrix-based touch input systems assess touch locations of two or more temporally overlapping touch inputs by forming valid x-y coordinate pairs from independently determined x- and y-coordinates. Valid x-y pairs are formed based on comparing one or more signal parameters such as signal magnitude, signal strength, signal width, and signal... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20090284497 - Optical operating apparatus: An optical operating apparatus includes a display panel, a transparent supporting plate, a deformable unit, a light source, an image sensing module, a function selecting module and a processing module. The deformable unit is disposed between the transparent supporting plate and the display panel. The deformable unit has a pattern... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090284498 - System and method for low power haptic feedback: Systems and methods for low power consumption haptic feedback are described. In one described system, a device comprises a manipulandum and a haptic effect generator in communication with the manipulandum. The actuator is operable to provide a first haptic profile associated with a first mechanical configuration and a second haptic... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20090284500 - Active matrix display devices and portable electronic products using the same: The display device of the present invention includes a display area having a plurality of pixels arranged in rows and columns, at least one source driving device providing power or electric charges for the pixels through source lines, at least one gate driving device controlling the pixels through gate lines,... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090284499 - Controller board, display device having the same and method of controlling the display device: A controller board includes a memory and a timing controller. The memory stores previous frame image data. The timing controller outputs driving image data based on current frame image data supplied from an external device and the previous frame image data. The timing controller disperses a frequency band of the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20090284501 - Pixel driver circuit and pixel circuit having the pixel driver circuit: A pixel driver circuit for driving a light-emitting element and a pixel circuit having the pixel driver circuit are provided. The pixel driver circuit includes a data line, address lines, switch thin film transistors, feedback thin film transistors and drive thin film transistors. The pixel circuit may include an organic... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20090284502 - Image signal display control apparatus and image signal display control method: A video display area setting means 4 for setting up a video display area in an image displayed in a display panel 11, and a lighting rate calculation means 5 for calculating a lighting rate of a pixel in the video display area set up by this video display area... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20090284503 - Semiconductor device, display panel and electronic apparatus: A semiconductor device, includes a plurality of thin film transistors of a single channel formed on an insulating substrate, and a buffer circuit including: an outputting stage; a first inputting stage; a second inputting stage; a second outputting stage; and a ninth thin film transistor.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090284504 - Memory device with one-time programmable function, and display driver ic and display device with the same: A display driver IC with a built-in memory device having a one-time programmable function is provided. The memory device includes: a cell array comprising a plurality of one-time programmable unit cells and configured to receive a writing voltage generated from an internal voltage generating unit to operate upon writing operation;... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090284507 - Ambient light detection device: An ambient light detection device for use with a liquid crystal display having an array of liquid crystal cells, each liquid cell having at least one transistor for selectively connecting that liquid crystal cell to a signal line and each transistor having a gate connected to a gate line and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090284505 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is provided and includes display cells each having a display circuit, light receiving cells each having a photosensor configured to receive light from an outside, and display signal lines. The display cells and the light receiving cells are arranged in a row direction perpendicular to the display... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20090284506 - Image display device displaying image by applying laser light: A scanning position of laser light applied to a projection plane is detected, and based on the detected scanning position, a synchronization signal is generated to designate a scan timing. A correction region detection portion detects whether or not a part corresponding to a prescribe region of an image on... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20090284509 - Display device and clock embedding method: An image display device employs an interface protocol wherein integrated image plus control data is transmitted from a signal controller circuit to each of a plurality of master data driving circuits. The integrated image plus control data includes display control data as well as image-defining data. The signal controller circuit... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090284508 - Time-division multiplexing source driver for use in a liquid crystal display device: A data driver for time-division multiplexing includes a first memory cell set having first memory cells, a second memory cell set having second memory cells, and a plurality of output lines. Each first memory cell is used for generating a first data signal in response to a first sampling control... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090284510 - Ac plasma display panel driving method: In a method of driving an AC plasma display panel of the present invention, one field period is made of a plurality of sub-fields (SFs), each including an initializing period, writing period, and sustaining period, and a part of sustaining operation in the sustaining period in at least one of... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090284512 - Compact layout structure for decoder with pre-decoding and source driving circuit using the same: Provided is a decoder for receiving a digital data and outputting an analog voltage. The decoder comprising a main switch array, a first pre-decoding switch array, and a second pre-decoding switch array. The main switch array receives the digital data and outputs a voltage if the digital data is in... Agent: J C Patents

20090284515 - El display device: There is provided an EL display device having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix pattern, wherein the pixels each include an EL element and a drive transistor configured to define a current to be supplied to the EL element, and switches configured to supply a reset power to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090284511 - Image display apparatus and driving method thereof: Disclosed is an image display wherein luminance change due to change of the light-emitting device over time is compensated while suppressing affects of characteristics change in the drive transistor. Specifically disclosed is an image display comprising a plurality of pixels, wherein each pixel has a light-emitting device (OLED) which emits... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090284516 - Liquid crystal display and drive circuit thereof: A liquid crystal display of this invention includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, and pixels provided at each intersection of the plurality of scan lines and the plurality of data lines. The liquid crystal display further includes a plurality of pixel groups constituted of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090284513 - Liquid crystal display control system and method: A system and method for adjusting a supply voltage provided by a power supply to a liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display having a glass panel, a power supply electrically connected to the liquid crystal display, the power supply configured to provide a supply voltage to the liquid... Agent: Visteon/brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090284514 - Plasma display apparatus and its drive circuit: In a plasma display apparatus and its drive circuit, a period that capacitance Cxa formed between an address electrode and an X-discharge maintaining electrode and capacitance Cya formed between the address electrode and a Y-discharge maintaining electrode are charged is provided when the address electrode is driven so that the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090284517 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes a display module, a plurality of driving modules, and a plurality of sensing modules. The display module has a first side and a second side opposite the first side. The driving modules are respectively adjacent to the first and second sides... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090284519 - Light emitting display and method for driving the same: Disclosed herein are a light emitting display which can compensate for a threshold voltage of a driving switching element, and a method for driving the same. A light emitting display includes a pixel circuit that outputs a driving current corresponding to a data voltage from a data line using a... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090284518 - Liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display method, and television receiver: A liquid crystal display device according to one embodiment of the present invention includes a display controller for outputting an image to each panel independently so that the images displayed on a first panel and a second panel are stacked with each other to form one image corresponding to an... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090284520 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display and a driving method thereof is provided. The plasma display includes a sustain electrode, a first switch coupling a first power source with a first voltage to the sustain electrode, a second switch coupling a second power source with a second voltage lower than the first voltage... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090284521 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device of high luminous efficiency is provided. In a plasma display device for performing driving including at least an address period and a sustain-discharge period for emission display, the sustain-discharge period includes a pulse application period and an open period, a voltage of an electrode to which... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20090284522 - Electronic device and method of driving the same: To provide a novel driving method for driving an electronic device by using digital gray scale and time gray scale in combination, which secures high duty ratio, which can display an image normally even when a sustain period is shorter than an address period, and which is hardly affected by... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20090284525 - High fidelty anaglyphs utilizing a far-red primary color: Four primary colors may be used to render anaglyphs with a full color gamut. The first image of a stereoscopic pair may be rendered in three primary colors while the second image of a stereoscopic pair may be rendered in a fourth primary color. The first image may be rendered... Agent: Dardi & Associates, PLLC

20090284523 - Method, apparatus, and computer readable medium for accelerating intersection testing in ray-tracing rendering: For ray tracing scenes composed of primitives, systems and methods accelerate intersection testing by testing rays against elements of geometry acceleration data (GAD) arranged in a graph of nodes, where pairs of nodes are connected by edges, and each element bounds a varying granularity selection of the primitives. Upon detection... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20090284524 - Optimized graphical calculation performance by removing divide requirements: By employing a scaled method for calculating the intersection of a ray with two bounding planes, divide operations may be avoided, which may result in fewer clock cycles and, possibly simplified processing logic.... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20090284526 - Rendering multiple clear rectangles using a pre-rendered depth buffer: According to some embodiments, systems, methods, apparatus, computer program code and means are provided to set a first depth value associated with a plurality of pixels of a video image comprising a plurality of planes, create a first clear rectangle with respect to the first depth value, color render the... Agent: Buckley, Maschoff & Talwalkar LLC

20090284528 - Software processing apparatus and method for creating three-dimensional topologically complete surface boundary representations from arbitrary polygon models: A software processing apparatus comprising a method for converting arbitrary three-dimensional polygon model data into a mathematically complete topological boundary representation with a determined interior volume such that is sufficiently specified for printing on a three-dimensional printer or similar apparatus without deformation concerning color and surface detail.... Agent: Tyson Jensen

20090284529 - Systems, methods and devices for motion capture using video imaging: A variety of methods, devices and storage mediums are implemented for creating digital representations of figures. According to one such computer implemented method, a volumetric representation of a figure is correlated with an image of the figure. Reference points are found that are common to each of two temporally distinct... Agent: Crawford Maunu PLLC

20090284527 - Validating user generated three-dimensional models: Three-dimensional model validation. As a part of the model validation, one or more three-dimensional models of a structure and at least one real world image of the structure is accessed. Features of the one or more three-dimensional models of the structure are combined with features of the at least one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090284530 - Campaign awareness management systems and methods: A campaign management system manages campaign data for one or more campaigns and geospatial data for areas in which the campaigns are directed. The system performs spatial queries, data queries, and/or geocode-based queries, generates maps geographically identifying where campaign events are occurring in the geographic area, and generates feature data... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC

20090284531 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus includes a network structure generation unit that generates a network structure showing relations formed between registered users at a predetermined time based on user information containing attribute information showing attributes of the registered user registered with a social networking service (SNS) and registration time information showing... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090284532 - Cursor motion blurring: An electronic device for displaying a cursor with a trail is provided. The user may control electronic device operations by navigating the cursor on a display. To assist the user in identifying the current location of the cursor, the electronic device may define and display a trail indicating the prior... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090284533 - Method of rendering an image and a method of animating a graphics character: A computer implemented method of generating behavior of a graphics character within an environment including a selected graphics character and one or more graphics elements, the method comprising: generating an image of the environment from a perspective of the selected graphics character; processing the image using an artificial intelligence engine... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090284534 - Thermal management of graphics processing units: Some embodiments include a graphics processing with thermal management capabilities. The graphics processing unit may include a display controller, a microprocessing engine coupled to the display controller, and a clock circuit coupled to the display controller and the microprocessing engine. The clock circuit may further include a raw clock signal... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20090284535 - Software rasterization optimization: Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for optimizing emulated fixed-function and programmable graphics operations are provided. Data comprising fixed function and programmable states for an image or scenario to be rendered is received. The data for the image is translated into operations. One or more optimizations are applied to the operations.... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20090284536 - Display apparatus and display system: A display apparatus is provided that is capable of selecting an external device to which a CEC message is transmitted according to a user's operation to switch input as a device for operation, even when the device is not in an active state. A television apparatus 100 includes an HDMI... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090284537 - Framework for processing and rendering large volume data: Described herein is a system and method for facilitating large volume data processing and rendering. An exemplary system includes at least one processor coupled to a first memory, wherein the processor is configured to organize the large volume data in the first memory into one or more bricks. In addition,... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20090284538 - Video streaming data processing method: A video streaming data processing method is used in a video streaming data processing system including a central processing unit, a system memory, a graphic processing unit and a video random-access memory. After video streaming data are received, a video decoding operation is performed on the video streaming data by... Agent: Wpat, PC

20090284539 - System and method for displaying digital image files: A digital image displaying system includes a DPF and an electronic device communicating with the DPF. The DPF has identification information. The electronic device includes a DPF detecting submodule, a image storing submodule for storing digital image files, a DPF managing submodule, and an information transmitting submodule. The DPF detecting... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090284540 - Post-color space conversion processing system and methods: Displays systems and methods for producing a single scaling factor to image data values are disclosed. In one embodiment of a display system uses a post-scaling module. A post-scaling unit for scaling image data values is constructed as a function of many scaling requirements such as backlight illumination from said... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090284541 - Special effect processing system and method: A special effect processing system of a digital photo frame (DPF) is provided, including a shake sensing unit configured to detect if the DPF is being shaken, a shake frequency calculating unit configured to calculate a shake frequency of the DPF, an image special effect processing unit configured to transform... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090284543 - Computer and method for processing images: A computer having a CPU, a chipset and a graphic card is provided. The CPU is coupled to the graphic card through the chipset. The graphic card receives an output video from the chipset. The output video has a plurality of images, and each of the images has a plurality... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090284545 - Display apparatus, display control method, and display control program: A display apparatus includes a liquid crystal display element, a backlight, and a plurality of circuits conducting the following. A drive signal for driving the backlight is formed according to an adjustment value calculated from the one-screen average image luminance in the image signal for display and a predetermined linear... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20090284544 - Display device, program, and information storage medium: A display device includes: a brightness histogram information producing unit that produces brightness histogram information on the basis of an image signal; an APL calculating unit that calculates an APL on the basis of the brightness histogram information; a highest class determining unit that determines a highest class, which is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090284542 - Lens-defined adjustment of displays: In an implementation, an image is distorted for display on a display device to give an appearance of a lens being applied to the image. A brightness level of the appearance of the lens for display on the display device is adjusted such that the brightness level of the appearance... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20090284546 - Input gamma dithering systems and methods: Displays systems and methods for dithering input image data to reduce quantization errors in a display system are disclosed. One embodiment comprises inputting input image data to be rendered by said display system; applying a gamma table to said input image data to create a first intermediate image data; applying... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090284547 - Hdr displays and control systems therefor: A display has a screen which incorporates a light modulator. The screen may be a front projection screen or a rear-projection screen. Elements of the light modulator may be controlled to adjust the intensity of light emanating from corresponding areas on the screen. The display may provide a high dynamic... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20090284549 - Configurable view on data models: Data-driven configuration of various views on data models. A framework may be provided that offers one or more parameterized view generation components, each aimed at generating a particular view type in response to configuration data that populates the parameters of the associated component. A user or other computing entity merely... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20090284548 - Differential resource applications in virtual worlds based on payment and account options: A system and method for enhancing the rendering of one or more objects based on payment and account options. The system comprises a computer infrastructure configured to control enhancement rendering of an object in a virtual universe by providing at least one augmentation attribute to a tag of the object.... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20090284550 - Sketch-based design system, apparatus, and method for the construction and modification of three-dimensional geometry: Methods, apparatuses, and systems for sketch-based design, construction, and modification of three-dimensional geometry, including a computer drawing system, comprising a two dimensional input device, a display device, and a processor connected to the input device and the display device. The processor includes memory containing computer readable instructions which, when executed,... Agent: Thorp Reed & Armstrong, LLP

20090284551 - Method of displaying picture having location data and apparatus thereof: One objective of the present invention is to provide a method of displaying picture having location data and apparatus thereof. The method comprising the steps of providing an electronic map and a plurality of pictures having location data, and generating a plurality of thumbnails corresponding to the pictures based on... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090284552 - Methods and systems for operating avionic systems based on user gestures: Methods and systems for operating an avionics system are provided. A predefined set of movements of a headset is detected. In response to the detection of the set of movements, one or more various functions are performed.... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20090284553 - Method of defining a game zone for a video game system: The invention relates to a method of defining a game zone for a video game system. The system comprises a remotely-controlled vehicle (1) and an electronic entity (3) for remotely controlling the vehicle (1), the method comprising the following steps: acquiring the terrestrial position of the vehicle (1) via a... Agent: Haverstock & Owens LLP

20090284554 - Constrained color palette in a color space: A technique for enabling display of a source color space on a display color space commences by first receiving source color space information. The source color space information undergoes a conversion into a device independent color space. Once converted into the device independent color space, a LUT or other matrix... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090284555 - Systems and methods for generating images using radiometric response characterizations: Particular embodiments relate generally to display systems and, more particularly, to display systems and methods for blending multiple images. A display system may include a first display source configured to generate a first image comprising illuminated points on a display surface, and a measurement device configured to measure an output... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

  
11/12/2009 > 96 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090278763 - System having capability for daisy-chained serial distribution of video display data: A serial display interface such as the VESA-Display Port interface is expanded to support daisy chained coupling of one display monitor to the next. Each daisy chain wise connectable display monitor has a local daisy chain transceiver device associated with it where the local transceiver device selectively picks off passing... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20090278764 - Imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus 10 includes a lower housing 11, an upper housing 21, a lower LCD 12, an outer camera, a plurality of buttons 14A to 14E, and a touch panel 13. The lower housing 11 has a horizontally long shape. The upper housing 21 has a horizontally long shape,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090278765 - Image adjustment and processing for a head up display of a vehicle: A system and related methods for processing images in a head up display (HUD) system of a vehicle are provided. The images are processed by adjusting the image data in a manner that compensates for different shape and contour characteristics of the windshield of the vehicle. One processing method begins... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)

20090278766 - Display apparatus and display method: An adequate display operation control in accordance with the external world situation is realized. For example, where a user wears the wearing unit of a spectacle-shaped or head-worn unit, the user is made to be able to view any type of image on the display section immediately in front of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20090278767 - Data access method for a timing controller of a flat panel display and related device: A data access method for a timing controller of a flat panel display includes forming a line buffer including a plurality of memory cells in the timing controller, dividing the plurality of memory cells into a first section and a second section, wherein the number of memory cells in the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090278768 - Method and apparatus for processing video data for display on a plasma display panel: A method and an apparatus for processing video data for display on a plasma display panel include dividing gray level values reverse gamma corrected with respect to input gray level values into an integer portion, an upper decimal fraction portion and a lower decimal fraction portion. The lower decimal fraction... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090278770 - Active matrix organic light emitting display (amoled) device: The present invention relates to an active matrix OLED (Organic Light Emitting Display) device. It comprises a matrix of luminous elements associated to different colour components (red, green, blue). According to the invention, the connection of the row driver and/or data driver to the luminous elements of the matrix is... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090278769 - Digital picture frame system: A digital picture frame system includes a storage unit, a display unit, a control unit, a first port, a first user interface and a power supply unit. The control unit is electrically connected with the storage unit and the display unit to access the storage unit and deliver a picture... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090278771 - El display panel, electronic instrument and panel driving method: Disclosed herein is an organic electro luminescence display panel provided with a pixel structure and a wiring structure which are adapted to an active matrix driving method; and driven by an electric potential asserted on each multi-consecutive-row bundle composed of adjacent power-supply lines, which are electrically tied to each other,... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090278772 - Organic light emitting display and method for driving the same: An organic light emitting display and a method for driving the same. An organic light emitting display includes: a frame memory having a first portion configured to store a first portion of image signals that is the same in an n−1th frame and an nth frame, and a second portion... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090278773 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display and a driving method thereof, capable of increasing manufacturing yield by widening a range of gamma correction. An exemplary organic light emitting display includes a display region with pixels at crossings of data and scan lines; a gamma correction unit; a gamma correction circuit; a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090278774 - Content-adaptive adjustment system and method: A content-adaptive adjustment system and method for a light-emitting display is disclosed. An analysis unit analyzes, for example, the average data intensity/power consumption and the data distribution of the image data to be displayed. An adjustment unit then adjusts, for example, the pixel values of the image data or the... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090278775 - Display apparatus and control method of the same: A display apparatus includes: a display unit which displays an image; and a signal controller which generates a first sub-frame having a mean brightness by calculating the mean brightness of an original frame input from an outside, generates at least one second sub-frame for compensating the first sub-frame on the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20090278776 - Method for driving an lcd device: A method for driving an LCD device having a plurality of sets of gate lines is disclosed. The method includes sequentially enabling odd gate lines of a first set of gate lines in ascending order for writing first-polarity data into corresponding pixels based on a first common voltage during a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090278777 - Pixel circuit and driving method thereof: A pixel circuit and a driving method thereof are provided. The pixel circuit includes a pixel capacitor, a storage capacitor, a first transistor and a second transistor. A common node is between the storage capacitor and the pixel capacitor. The first transistor is electrically connected between a data line and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090278778 - Electro-optical device: Provided is an electro-optical device including: a display unit including a plurality of display areas in which pixels are arranged; common electrodes provided in correspondence with the plurality of display areas; pixel electrodes provided in correspondence with the pixels and facing the common electrodes with an electro-optical material interposed therebetween;... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090278779 - Lcd device based on dual source drivers with data writing synchronous control mechanism and related driving method: An LCD device having dual source drivers and related driving method are disclosed for performing data signal driving operation by making use of a data writing synchronous control mechanism. The operation of the data writing synchronous control mechanism includes furnishing all image data signals to both the first and second... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20090278780 - Liquid crystal display and switching voltage controlling circuit thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and a switching voltage controlling circuit thereof are provided. The LCD includes a display panel and a number of gate drivers. The switching voltage controlling circuit includes a current-controlled switch, a transmission line, and a feedback circuit. A first terminal and a second terminal of... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090278781 - Tunable current driver and operating method thereof: A tunable current driver comprising a semiconductor memory device and a selective transistor is provided, in which one of the source/drain pair of the semiconductor memory device is electrically coupled with a lighting device, and one of the source/drain pair of the selective transistor is electrically coupled with the gate... Agent: Pai Patent & Trademark Law Firm

20090278784 - Analog buffer circuit capable of compensating threshold voltage variation of transistor: A buffer circuit includes a driving circuit, a biasing circuit, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, a fourth switch, a fifth switch, a sixth switch, a first capacitor, and a second capacitor. Both the first and second switches are turned on in response to a high voltage... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20090278785 - Displays: A display includes a glass substrate, a source driver and a gate driver. The glass substrate includes multiple pixels. The source driver is used to drives the pixels, and the gate driver disposed on the glass substrate enables the pixels. The gate driver has (N+1) shift registers. The nth shift... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20090278782 - Gate driving waveform control: A gate driver and associated method for a double gate liquid crystal display (LCD) is disclosed. A gate driving signal generating circuit, such as coupled shift registers, generates the gate driving signals in response to horizontal synchronization signal. In one embodiment, a phase control circuit, such as logic AND gates,... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20090278783 - Liquid crystal display with slim borders and driving method thereof: g

20090278788 - Discharge tube, ferrule, lighting device, display device and television receiver: In a discharge tube, a conductive ferrule is provided on an end portion of a glass tube. The ferrule includes a body that is to be mounted to the outer circumference of the glass tube and has a contact portion to be electrically conductively fixed to a relay connector (or... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090278790 - Display device and brightness controlling method therefor: Disclosed is an intelligent display device which has an adaptive backlight brightness control function of controlling the brightness of a backlight according to the gray scale level of an image data displayed by frame unit, and a method for controlling brightness of image in the display device. The display device... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090278787 - Merchandise display systems for lighting control devices: Merchandise display systems for lighting control devices are disclosed. Such a display system may include one or more distinct lighting control devices, each having a respective user-manipulatable actuator, and a video display that presents a virtual lighting scene associated with a selected lighting control device. A lighting load may be... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20090278786 - Methods and apparatus of dynamic backlight control: A method of adjusting image intensity to compensate backlight dimming in dynamic backlight control, the method including estimating distortion of an image that corresponds to different mapping index values 204 selected from the intensity levels 202 of an image. The estimated distortion of image represents factors including the quantity of... Agent: The H.t. Than Law Group

20090278789 - Scanning backlight color control: A scanning backlight (70) for a display, the backlight having a number of sections separately illuminated, a controller (20) to control the illuminating of the different sections at different times, and to control relative luminance levels of the different sections, and the backlight having a sensor (60) to detect a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090278792 - Identifying user by measuring pressure of button presses on user input device: In one embodiment, a method comprises receiving, by a user identifier circuit, a button pressure signature specifying a sequence of button pressure values sampled while a corresponding identified button of a user input device is pressed by a user; the user identifier circuit identifying the user of the user input... Agent: Leon R Turkevich

20090278793 - Information processing device, information processing method, and medium recording information processing program: A solid body that can be held by a user, a measurement section that is provided in the solid body and measures a state of the solid body with respect to three-dimensional space to obtain state information, a recognition section that recognizes a section facing a predetermined direction among a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090278795 - Interactive input system and illumination assembly therefor: An illumination assembly for an interactive input system comprises at least two proximate radiation sources directing radiation into a region of interest, each of the radiation sources having a different emission angle.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20090278794 - Interactive input system with controlled lighting: An interactive input system comprises at least one imaging device capturing images of a region of interest, a plurality of radiation sources, each providing illumination to the region of interest and a controller coordinating the operation of the radiation sources and the at least one imaging device to allow separate... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20090278791 - Motion tracking system: A motion tracking system for tracking an object composed of object parts in a three-dimensional space. The system comprises a number of magnetic field transmitters; a number of field receivers for receiving the magnetic fields of the field transmitters; a number of inertial measurement units for recording a linear acceleration;... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20090278796 - Program, information storage medium, determination device, and determination method: A determination device stores a plurality of pieces of reference data associated with a predetermined movement pattern of a controller, and determines whether or not output values that respectively have a given relationship with reference data have been output from an acceleration sensor in a predetermined order within an input... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090278797 - Method and system for operating personal computer through motion recognition: A method and a system for operating a personal computer through motion recognition are described to enable the personal computer to perform corresponding operations in response to finger motions of a user. The system comprises of a plurality of colored finger cots respectively worn on different fingers of the user;... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20090278798 - Active fingertip-mounted object digitizer: A finger-mounted implement including a kinesthetic sensor, at least one tactile sensor, and means for securing the kinesthetic sensor and the at least one tactile sensor to a fingertip. The tactile sensor may be a thin-film force transducer, a piezoelectric accelerometer, or a combination thereof. An artificial fingernail may be... Agent: Hodgson Russ LLP The Guaranty Building

20090278799 - Computer vision-based multi-touch sensing using infrared lasers: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates detecting a plurality of inputs simultaneously. A laser component can be coupled to a line generating (LG) optic that can create a laser line from an infrared (IR) laser spot, wherein the laser component and line generating (LG)... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090278800 - Method of locating an object in 3d: Methods and devices for calculating the position of a movable device are disclosed. The device may include multiple optical detectors (ODs) and the movable device may include light sources. Optics may be above the ODs. A controller may calculate the position of the light source based on data from the... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20090278801 - Method for executing command associated with mouse gesture: A method for executing a predetermined command associated with a mouse gesture includes the steps of: (1) recording a motion track of the mouse; (2) calculating a distance of the motion track of the mouse; if the distance is less than a predetermined value, returning to step (1); (3) transforming... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.

20090278802 - Mouse structure for generating encoding signals: A mouse structure for generating encoding signals includes a main body, a turntable unit and a signal encoder. The main body has a PCB disposed therein. The turntable unit has a turntable and a movable body connected to the turntable, the turntable unit is rotatably disposed on the main body,... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090278803 - Facilitating input of user name and password from device having keypad layout different than keypad layout of device used to establish user name and password: If a user establishes a user name and password using a conventional telephone keypad and subsequently wishes to access the account using a PDA with a different key layout, the user is aided by displaying an image of the conventional telephone keypad on the PDA which the user can touch... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20090278804 - Handheld electronic device and associated method enabling text input in a language employing non-roman characters: A handheld device includes a plurality of input members, a first set of which each have a Roman character assigned thereto, a least some of which have a first non-Roman and a second non-Roman character assigned thereto. In response to an actuation of a first one of the input members,... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott

20090278805 - Electronic device with switchable user interface and electronic device with accessible touch operation: An electronic device with switchable user interface and an electronic device with accessible touch operation are provided. The electronic device with switchable user interface includes a display, a touch sensing means, a position detecting module and a processing module. The touch sensing means is used for sensing a touch of... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090278806 - Extended touch-sensitive control area for electronic device: A touch-sensitive display screen is enhanced by a touch-sensitive control area that extends beyond the edges of the display screen. The touch-sensitive area outside the display screen, referred to as a “gesture area,” allows a user to activate commands using a gesture vocabulary. In one aspect, the present invention allows... Agent: Raubvogel Law Office

20090278812 - Method and apparatus for control of multiple degrees of freedom of a display: A method for controlling multiple degrees of freedom of a display using a single contiguous sensing region of a sensing device is disclosed. The single contiguous sensing region is separate from the display. The method comprises: detecting a gesture in the single contiguous sensing region; causing rotation about a first... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20090278808 - Method for controlling pointing device, pointing device and computer-readable storage medium: An input mode is controlled in such a manner that a one-point input mode is set as an initial state, the one-point input mode is changed to a two-point input mode when both the first input point and the second input point are turned on and the two-point input mode... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20090278807 - Password input using touch duration code: On a device such as a music player that has no keypad with which to enter a password, the duration of each user touch on a touchscreen is noted, with different touch durations being correlated to respective code elements. A sequence of code elements may be correlated to a predetermined... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20090278809 - Storage medium storing information processing program, information processing apparatus and information processing method: A game apparatus includes two LCDs, and a game screen is displayed on one LCD, and a touch panel is set on the other LCD. A game screen for teaching an input timing and an input kind that are set in advance is displayed, and music for teaching the input... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090278813 - Touch panel: The present invention provides a touch panel used in a display device. The touch panel of the present invention is configured to display images and to receive as well as to process instructions inputted by user's touches. A display substrate partially overlaps with an image driving circuit substrate of the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090278810 - Touch panel and portable electronic device thereof: A touch panel and a portable electronic device thereof are provided. The present invention can accurately determine a position touched by a user on the touch panel by judging whether or not a potential voltage value between a reference capacitor and a sensing capacitor of a pixel having a sensing... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090278814 - Touch panel and touch display comprising the same: A touch panel and a touch display comprising the touch panel. The touch panel comprises: a top substrate comprising a communicating electrode formed thereon; a bottom substrate disposed on the top substrate, the bottom substrate being smaller than the top substrate so that a circumference of the top substrate overhangs... Agent: Wpat, PC

20090278811 - Touch-sensitive screen and a touch-sensitive device using the same: A touch-sensitive screen and a resistance touch-sensitive device using the same, wherein said screen comprises: an insulating substrate, a rectangular conducting layer formed on said insulating substrate, a conducting layer electrode array formed on the four edges of said conducting layer, a conductive coat formed on said conducting layer, and... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)

20090278815 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a first substrate, a first electrode layer, a second substrate, a second electrode layer and an extrinsic spacing layer. The first electrode layer is disposed on the first substrate, and the second substrate is parallel to the first substrate. The second electrode layer is disposed on... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090278816 - Systems and methods for resolving multitouch scenarios using software filters: Software heuristics can be applied to determine which two points of a plurality of potential touch points are likely actual touch points based on a potential touch point's location relative to a predefined touch area and/or a characteristic of a hypothetical touch corresponding to the potential touch point. For instance,... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20090278817 - Touch-screen apparatus and image-capturing system thereof: A touch-screen apparatus provides input commands from touch or moving action of single point touch, multi points touch by a user for implement of image capture. The touch-screen apparatus is coupled with a control interface of image capture via wire or wireless method, which provides the user another selection to... Agent: Eschweiler & Associates LLC National City Bank Building

20090278818 - Thumb worn tap devices and storage holders for use with handheld electronics: A tap device for use when selecting icons or keying data into a touch screen hand-held electronic device includes a base and associated sleeve that is worn around the thumb. A conductive nib projects outwardly from an opposite side of the base at an angle to the axis of the... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz, LLP

20090278819 - Controlling haptic sensations for vibrotactile feedback interface devices: An apparatus comprises an actuator that includes an eccentric mass that is coupled to a rotatable shaft of the actuator which defines an axis of rotation. A circuit is coupled to the actuator, the circuit is configured to produce a control signal such that, when the control signal is received... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20090278820 - Method for entering commands and/or characters for a portable communication devic equipped with a tilt senfor: Portable communication devices are disclosed. The devices each include a motion detector configured to measure a movement of the device relative to a neutral position of the device, an indicating unit configured to provide an indication that a current position of the device is to be set as the neutral... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20090278826 - Apparatus for producing effect of rotating circular display: An apparatus for producing the effect of a rotating circular display includes a plurality of display panels being connected into a polygonal array and respectively comprising a matrix of pixels and a driving circuit being electrically connected to the display panels and configured for selectively illuminating the pixels. The angle... Agent: Byip, Ltd.

20090278824 - Driving a light scanner: Driving a light scanner at a resonant frequency of the light scanner using a phase delay compensated driving signal.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090278823 - Image frame regulation system and image frame regulating method: An image frame regulation system includes a display module a timing controller and the timing converter. The timing controller is coupled to the display module. The timing controller outputs image data to the display module and outputs a timing control command. The timing control command includes a vertical sync signal,... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20090278825 - Method and system for processing video signals: A method and system for processing video signals are applied to a video environment enabling a user to select the contents of a display screen and then processing the pixel of the selected screen contents for presentation to meet the demands of the user.... Agent: Roger H. Chu

20090278821 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes an AD converter; a video signal processing circuit producing subfield data; a subfield processing circuit producing control signals of each of drive circuits; a plasma display panel having scan electrodes and sustain electrodes which are alternately arranged in n rows, and data electrodes in (k+m)... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090278822 - Plasma display device: A plasma display panel includes a front substrate and a rear substrate faced to each other to form a discharge space therebetween. The front substrate includes a plurality of display electrodes, each made of a scan electrode and a sustain electrode. The rear substrate includes a plurality of data electrodes... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090278827 - Power consumption of display apparatus during still image display mode: A plurality of gate lines (51) connected to a gate driver (50) for supplying gate signals and a plurality of drain lines (61) connected to a drain driver (60) for supplying drain signals are provided on a substrate (10). Pixels (200) are formed in the regions surrounded by these lines.... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20090278828 - Method and apparatus for automatic brightness adjustment on a display of a mobile electronic device: A system and method is provided for use in a mobile electronic device for adjusting brightness of a display on the mobile electronic device. The method comprises collecting a plurality of light sensor samples using an ambient light sensor of the mobile electronic device; calculating a representative value of the... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20090278829 - Electro-optic device, driving method, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optic device includes pixels provided in correspondence with intersections between a number Rreal of plural scanning lines and plural data lines and turned on or off in accordance with data signals each supplied to the data lines when the scanning lines are selected. In the electro-optic device, one field... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090278832 - Device and method for driving liquid crystal display device: Device and method for driving a liquid crystal display device where a driving voltage level is varied with the temperature of an operating environment of the liquid crystal display device to improve display quality. The device includes a liquid crystal display panel, gate and data drivers for driving gate and... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20090278834 - Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and electronic instrument: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including a pixel matrix section including pixel circuits laid out to form a pixel matrix to serve as pixel circuits each having an electro optical device, a signal writing transistor, a signal storage capacitor, and a device driving transistor, and a power-supply section configured... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090278833 - Display apparatus, display-apparatus driving method and eletronic instrument: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including a pixel matrix section including pixel circuits laid out to form a pixel matrix to serve as pixel circuits each having an electro optical device, a signal writing transistor, a signal storage capacitor, and a device driving transistor, and a power-supply section configured... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090278830 - Display control device: A display control device equipped with a controller (101) is provided with a state determination unit (214) for judging the power supply management state of a display on the basis of a combination of presence/absence of a horizontal sync signal (204) and a vertical sync signal (208), whereby the four... Agent: Steptoe & Johnson LLP

20090278831 - Display device: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a display device. In an embodiment, the display device includes a scanning signal line for transferring a scanning signal, a data line crossing the scanning signal line and transferring a data voltage, a switching transistor connected to the scanning signal line and the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090278835 - Mother substrate of organic light emitting display devices and method of aging the same: A mother substrate of an organic light emitting display device capable of effectively aging a plurality of organic light emitting display panels by sheet unit without scribing the panels is provided. In one embodiment, the invention relates to a substrate of an organic light emitting display device, including a plurality... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20090278836 - Method of driving plasma display panel: A method of driving a plasma display panel is provided. The method includes supplying a data signal to at least one of a plurality of address electrodes during an address period of at least one subfield of a plurality of subfields, and supplying a first signal opposite a direction of... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20090278838 - Driving circuit and driving controller capable of adjusting internal impedance: A driving circuit includes a power supply, a plurality of conductive paths and a plurality of driving controller. The power supply is configured for providing a predetermined voltage. The conductive paths are connected to the power supply to receive the predetermined voltage. The driving controllers are connected to the conductive... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20090278837 - Luminous display and method for controlling the same: A luminous display includes pixels arranged in rows and columns. Control signals that are used for controlling first switches for measuring parameters of pixel cells in a first row are also used to control second switches for programming pixel cells in a second row. In this way it is possible... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090278839 - Managing landbases and machine operations performed thereon: A method for management of a land base includes interfacing a machine or equipment to a computer running a geographical information system (GIS) application such that the computer is configured to monitor the operations performed by the equipment or machine on the land base and store the operations as map... Agent: Mckee, Voorhees & Sease, P.L.C

20090278840 - Virtual environment simulating travel by various modes of transportation: A restaurant comprising a virtual reality environment simulating travel by a mode of transportation, such as a train or a boat, to allow individuals seating in the restaurant to have the impression of travelling while enjoying their meals. The restaurant comprises a dining room having side walls, each side wall... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20090278843 - Computer aided design of three-dimensional cartons with curved creases: A method, a computer readable medium with instructions to execute a method, and a carton designed using a method. The method includes accepting a specification of a carton made up of a substrate and having at least one curved crease. The method further includes for a curved crease, accepting a... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld

20090278841 - Managing use limitations in a virtual universe resource conservation region: A virtual universe can include regions that conserve natural resource usage. A virtual universe natural resource conservation system (“system”) can determine that an avatar is accessing a natural resource conservation region in a virtual universe. The natural resource conservation region is supported with one or more devices that adhere to... Agent: Ibm Endicott- Delizio Gilliam, PLLC

20090278844 - Method and apparatus for encoding/decoding 3d mesh information including stitching information: Provided are encoding and decoding stitching information generated when the 3D mesh model that is the non-manifold or non-orientable model is converted into orientable and manifold models upon encoding the 3D mesh information of the 3D mesh model. The method of encoding 3D mesh information includes the steps of: encoding... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20090278842 - Method and system for optimized streaming game server: Exemplary embodiments include an interception mechanism for rendering commands generated by interactive applications, and a feed-forward control mechanism based on the processing of the commands on a rendering engine, on a pre-filtering module, and on a visual encoder. Also a feed-back control mechanism from the encoder is described. The mechanism... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20090278845 - Image generating device, texture mapping device, image processing device, and texture storing method: A vertex sorter 114 converts a polygon structure instance into a polygon/sprite shared data Cl, and a vertex expander 116 converts a sprite structure instance into a polygon/sprite shared data Cl in the same format. Subsequent circuits 118, 120, 122, 124, 126, 11, 130 and 132 generate an image to... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)

20090278846 - System and method for geometric modeling of tubular structures: v

20090278847 - Simplifying the presentation of a visually complex semantic model within a graphical modeling application: A model simplification tool can receive a command to simplify the presentation of a visually complex semantic model from a graphical modeling application. The visually complex semantic model can be comprised of a multitude of object representations and their associations, such that the usability of the model is impaired. An... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw

20090278848 - Drawing familiar graphs while system determines suitable form: A graphical user interface system is provided. The system includes a graphical component to enable sketching of a diagram and a logical component to associate one or more data sources with the diagram. A visualization component adjusts the diagram in accordance with the one or more data sources.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20090278849 - Method and system for segmented propagation visualization: A method and system for visualizing the propagation of a radio-frequency (RF) signal between a first wireless device and a second wireless device is provided. The method includes segmenting (304) the RF signal along its propagation path, based on the one or more characteristics associated with the propagation of the... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20090278850 - Image creating device, image creating method, information recording medium, and program: In an image creating device (201) for creating an image viewably showing the distribution of an environment parameter of the environment around a character in a virtual space, a parameter acquiring unit (202) acquires an environment parameter of the environment around a character in each direction from the character, a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20090278851 - Method and system for animating an avatar in real time using the voice of a speaker: This is a method and a system for animating on a screen (3, 3′, 3″) of a mobile apparatus (4, 4′, 4″) an avatar (2, 2′, 2″) furnished with a mouth (5, 5′) using an input sound signal (6) corresponding to the voice (7) of a speaker (8) having a... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20090278853 - Character input program, character input device, and character input method: This invention easily realizes a process of changing the display order of the candidates according to various input states. In a character input device of a mobile telephone, a wide variety of attributes representing an input state are set, and a conversion dictionary in which the attributes are registered in... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20090278852 - Control of 3d objects in a light displaying device: Transition effects on 3D objects are carried out in a shader of a graphic processing unit.... Agent: Law Office Of Scott C Harris Inc

20090278854 - Liquid crystal display and method for controlling same: An LCD includes an OSD system and a gamma correction circuit. The OSD system includes an input system for setting gamma values. The gamma correction circuit includes a look-up table. The look-up table includes a plurality of sub-look-up tables, each corresponding to a gamma value. Each sub-look-up table stores a... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20090278855 - Memory structures for image processing: A display system comprises line buffer memory that stores input image data in a first color space, and a plurality of gamut mapping modules that accept the input image data from the line buffer memory and performs a gamut mapping operation to produce mapped image data specified in a second... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090278856 - Color processing apparatus and method: In order to calculate the calorimetric value of a color patch under a given viewing illuminant, a plurality of colorimetric value sets obtained by measuring the colors of color patches under a plurality of illuminants are stored in a memory, the type of spectral distribution and white point information of... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20090278859 - Closed form method and system for matting a foreground object in an image having a background: In a method and system for matting a foreground object F having an opacity α constrained by associating a characteristic with selected pixels in an image having a background B, weights are determined for all edges of neighboring pixels for the image and used to build a Laplacian matrix L.... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20090278858 - Information processing apparatus, data processing method, and computer-readable recording medium storing program: In an information processing apparatus, object data based on a part of, e.g., a scan image is extracted and the extracted object data is stored in relation to attribute information of the relevant object data. The object data correlated to the attribute information, which matches with a search condition input... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20090278857 - Method of forming an image based on a plurality of image frames, image processing system and digital camera: Image fusion based on a modified method of frame averaging for noise removal by partly averaging over images having a smaller resolution than the desired resolution of the de-noised image. The set of images which are summed for averaging out noise consists of two subsets. The first set of images... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20090278861 - Displaying still and moving images of a constant size or images that occupy a specified percentage of a screen across different size display screens: Advertisers specify the size of an ad in pixels or in physical units such as inches or millimeters. The physical square area of an ad specified in pixels will change as the physical size of the television screen or computer display screen varies. The number of pixels of an ad... Agent: Law Office Of Scott C Harris Inc

20090278860 - Method of displaying input from a portable computing device: A method and system is described for displaying input from a portable computing device to a second computing device. On the second computing device, a display region is created. The region may be a stand alone application or a region inside an application. The second computing device then receives a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090278864 - Display method of liquid crystal display device: A display method of a liquid crystal display device is provided. First, a liquid crystal display device is provided. Then, the relationship between a gray level and brightness of various view angles is detected. After that, a relationship table of input gray level and output gray level of the corresponding... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090278868 - Driving circuit for display apparatus, and method for controlling same: To obtain an amplifier circuit capable of realizing low power consumption and high-precision output. A controlling unit controls each switch of an offset correction circuit to select one capacitor associated with a voltage level of an input signal selected by an input signal selection unit, have an offset voltage of... Agent: Young & Thompson

20090278866 - Gamma corrected display device: A display device includes a pixel unit including a plurality of pixels, a data driver adapted to supply data signals to the pixels, and a timing controller adapted to supply data control signals and image data to the data driver, wherein the timing controller is adapted to divide the pixel... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090278862 - Image display: There is disclosed an image display displaying a multicolor image by using image data expressing color components of a first color specification system. The image display is provided with a display unit displaying an image by a second color specification system which is different from the first color specification system,... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20090278867 - Multiprimary color display with dynamic gamut mapping: The embodiments disclosed herein comprise a plurality of modules and means to provide effect dynamic gamut mapping and backlight control. In one embodiment, a display system comprises: a transmissive display, said display comprising a plurality of colored subpixels wherein one such colored subpixel is substantially wide spectrum bandpass; a transmissive... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090278863 - Plasma display panel drive method and plasma display device: A panel drive method and a plasma display device which increase the luminance of a panel and enable further reduction of power consumption are provided with the following configuration. One field is composed of a plurality of subfields including a address period during which a address discharge is selectively induced... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20090278865 - Source driver and display device including the same: A source driver having a small layout area and low power consumption includes a signal generation block generating a plurality of pulse width modulation (PWM) signals and a plurality of staircase waveform grayscale voltage signals according to a digital code generated based on an oscillation signal and a channel driver.... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20090278869 - Display device: A one-frame interval is divided into a light field interval and a dark field interval. In the light field interval, the display data of high tones is displayed, while in the dark field interval, the display data of low tones is displayed. This divisional display makes it possible to pseudoly... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20090278870 - Method of displaying pixels using fractional pulse width modulation: A method for displaying a pixel on a display system using a series of digital pulses obtained by first determining a minimum pulse width (MPW) capable of displaying a pixel on the display system and then using a series of pulses for the display of the pixel, where at least... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20090278871 - Controlling display resolution of a computer display: Methods, apparatus, and products for controlling display resolution of a computer display, the computer display connected through a display resolution controller to a computer, including: retrieving, by a display resolution controller from a computer display, extended display identification data (‘EDID’) of the computer display, the EDID including an actual maximum... Agent: International Corp (blf)

  
11/05/2009 > 96 patent applications in 53 patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20090273539 - Computer with multiple screens: A laptop computer, notebook or personal computer may include a base member including computer electronics, a first screen positioned substantially over the base member and electrically connected to the base member, and a second screen extending substantially vertically from the first screen and electrically connected to the base member. The... Agent: Wilson Daniel Swayze, Jr.

20090273540 - System and method for providing uniform brightness in seam portions of tiled images: The present invention provides method for producing a substantially seamless video image on a display surface. The method comprises the steps of separately projecting at least a first and a second video image onto a display surface such that a seam is defined by overlapping portions of said first and... Agent: Thomson Licensing LLC

20090273541 - Frame rate conversion apparatus, frame rate conversion method, and computer-readable storage medium: A frame rate conversion apparatus for performing frame rate conversion upon distributing an input-frame into a plurality of sub-frames detects the degree of motion of an image in the input-frame, determines the amount of distribution of the plurality of sub-frames in accordance with the detected degree of motion, and distributes... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090273542 - Content presentation apparatus, and content presentation method: The content presentation apparatus according to the present invention includes: a purpose information storage unit (103) which stores purpose information; a representative information storage unit (109) which stores representative information included in the purpose information; an adapted information obtaining unit (106) which obtains adapted information adapted to the states of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20090273544 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A plasma display device includes an electrode performing a display operation, an inductor having a first end and a second end that is connected to a first power source supplying a first voltage, first and second switches connected in series between the first end of the inductor and the electrode,... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20090273543 - System and method for updating updateable wall art: A system and method for updating or changing a digital display device for presenting and showing wall art, the device comprising a flat LCD display configured with a processing element for receiving, storing, selecting and presenting images from external sources. The digital display device communicates with an external service or... Agent: David E. Orr

20090273545 - Plasma display apparatus and method of driving the same: A plasma display apparatus and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel in which a plurality of scan electrodes, sustain electrodes, and address electrodes are formed on substrates to form a discharge cell and electrode driving parts for driving the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090273547 - Display apparatus and display-apparatus driving method: Disclosed herein is a driving method for driving a display apparatus, the display apparatus including: N×M light emitting units; M scan lines; N data lines; a driving circuit provided for each of the light emitting units to serve as a circuit having a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor,... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090273548 - Display device: A display device includes: a display element including a plurality of sub-elements connected to retention capacities, respectively; a plurality of writing transistors arranged corresponding to the sub-elements, respectively, and writing an image signal to the retention capacities; and a plurality of driving transistors driving the sub-elements, respectively based on the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20090273546 - Organic electroluminescent display device and driving method of the same: An organic electroluminescent display device includes a power supply unit outputting a driving voltage, a base voltage and a reference voltage, a source driving unit outputting a data voltage, a gate driving unit outputting a positive scan signal and a negative scan signal, a timing control unit controlling the source... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090273550 - Display having a transistor-degradation circuit: Systems, methods, and devices are disclosed, including a device having a liquid-crystal display (LCD) panel that includes a transistor-degradation circuit. In some embodiments, the transistor-degradation circuit is configured to output a signal indicative of a change in a property of a transistor on the LCD panel over time.... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20090273549 - Improvements to bistable nematic liquid crystal displays: A method for addressing a bistable nematic matrix LCD having two stable textures without any applied electric field. Pixel addressing is of the passive multiplex type. The method includes selecting the value of the electrical voltage applied between the substrates so that an average value of the voltage, preferably the... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20090273551 - Gamma correction apparatus and a method of the same: A gamma correction apparatus comprising a digital to analog converter (DAC), a plurality of compensating circuits, and at least one adjusting circuit is provided. The DAC is used to receive RGB digital signals to further generate analog signals. The analog signals are then transferred to the relative pixel devices through... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090273552 - Display apparatus and driving method thereof: A display apparatus includes a panel part, a data driver, and a gate driver. The panel part includes a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of pixels each of which is connected to one gate line of the gate lines and one data line... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20090273554 - Electro-optical device: Provided is an electro-optical device including: pixel electrodes provided in intersections of gate lines and data lines; counter electrodes provided to face the pixel electrodes with an electro-optical material interposed therebetween; and storage capacitors each of which one end is connected to each of the pixel electrodes, wherein, if data... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090273553 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: 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, a timing control signal generating unit, a data drive circuit supplying a data voltage... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090273555 - 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 timing signal multiplying circuit multiplying a frequency of a timing signal, a timing control signal generating circuit generating a polarity control signal based on the multiplied timing signal, a polarity control... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090273556 - Display device: To make a conventional area grayscale display technique applicable to a driving method that is designed to write data in a vertical blanking interval. A display panel with multiple pixels and a display controller that receives an input video signal and a sync signal and gets an image presented on... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20090273557 - 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 data drive circuit that supplies a data voltage, whose a polarity is periodically inverted, to the data lines, a gate drive circuit, and a timing controller. The gate drive circuit sequentially... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20090273558 - Backlight driving circuit and driving method for driving the same: A backlight driving circuit and a method for driving the same, which are capable of preventing a flicker phenomenon and delay of response, are disclosed. The backlight driving circuit includes a selective filtering unit for comparing dimming signals currently supplied for a current frame with dimming signals previously stored for... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20090273561 - Device control system: A device control system allows a user-owned terminal to control a control providing device. A control requester in the terminal sends a terminal message including coordinate information of a display screen and an identifier of the terminal. In response, a control request response processor in the control providing device assigns... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20090273559 - Game device that generates a display with a simulated body image and methods for use therewith: A game device includes a first receiver that receives body motion signals from a plurality of remote motion sensing device coupled to a user's body. A user data generation module generates simulated body image data. A processor executes a game application that generates display signals for display on a display... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20090273560 - Sensor-based distributed tangible user interface: A distributed tangible user interface comprises compact, self-powered, tangible user interface manipulative devices having sensing, display, and wireless communication capabilities, along with one or more associated digital content or other interactive software management applications. The manipulative devices display visual representations of digital content or program controls and can be physically... Agent: Norma E Henderson Henderson Patent Law

20090273562 - Enhancing computer screen security using customized control of displayed content area: A method, system and computer program product for enhancing the computer screen security. The gaze of a user on a screen is tracked. The locations of the screen other than the location of the gaze of the user are distorted. Information is displayed in an area on the screen (“content... Agent: Ibm Corp. (wsm) C/o Winstead Sechrest & Minick P.C.

20090273563 - Programmable tactile touch screen displays and man-machine interfaces for improved vehicle instrumentation and telematics: Disclosed are new methods and apparatus particularly suited for applications in a vehicle, to provide a wide range of information, and the safe input of data to a computer controlling the vehicle subsystems or “Telematic” communication using for example GM's “ONSTAR” or cellular based data sources. Preferred embodiments utilize new... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

20090273564 - Input device to control elements of graphical user interfaces: An input device to control elements of graphical user interfaces has at least one input element with multiple buttons (keys), and at least one rotatable input element that is actuated at least along one essentially horizontal axis, and at least one elevation (18) that extends essentially perpendicular to a primary... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20090273565 - Systems, methods, and cumputer-readable media for invoking an electronic ink or handwriting interface: User interfaces, methods, systems, and computer-readable media for activating and/or displaying text input systems on display devices may include: (a) displaying a text input system activation target at a user changeable location on a display device; (b) receiving user input directed to the activation target; and (c) activating a text... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (c/o Microsoft Corporation)

20090273567 - Computing device keyboard: Methods and devices are provided for inputting data via a thumboard utilizing a seven (7) column by five (5) row matrix hosting 30 keys. These keys can be dynamically variable using visually alternating indicia and can provide over 150 key inputs including characters, numbers, functions, symbols, navigation controls, media controls,... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

20090273566 - Electronic device system utilizing a character input method: A character input method is implemented in a device with a plurality of keys. If a key is activated by a first operation matching a first input pattern, a first route is selected to traverse a plurality of characters corresponded by the key during presentation of the plurality of characters.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20090273576 - Display device: Devices, systems, and methods for directing a beam of light into a display such that the beam of light undergoes internal reflection within the display and capturing a reflected light beam are disclosed.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20090273571 - Gesture recognition: A state machine gesture recognition algorithm for interpreting streams of coordinates received from a touch sensor. The gesture recognition code can be written in a high level language such as C and then compiled and embedded in a microcontroller chip, or CPU chip as desired. The gesture recognition code can... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20090273568 - Information management and display system: An information management and display system includes a content management server and at least one retailer, a client advertisements server and at least one content display device communicating with the content management server. The client advertisements server is adapted to store advertising information, the content management server is adapted to... Agent: Gold & Rizvi, P.A.

20090273570 - Multi-touch sensor patterns and stack-ups: Capacitive multi-touch sensor panels in which both row and column traces may be formed on a single conducting surface are disclosed. These stack-ups may be made thinner and more flexible allowing them to be particularly well-suited for curved or other non-flat touch sensor panels, such as those that might be... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090273569 - Multiple touch input simulation using single input peripherals: A multiple touch input simulation for a virtual interactive display system using single input peripherals is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises a method for simulating a multiple touch input for a virtual interactive display system that receives a first input from a first input device, receives a second... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20090273573 - Mutual capacitance touch sensing device: A mutual capacitive touch sensing device is disclosed. The device can include nodes for sensing a touch at the device and for sensing a force applied to the device. Some nodes can perform both touch and force sensing; while other nodes can perform touch sensing. The device can include distinct... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova

20090273574 - Programmable tactile touch screen displays and man-machine interfaces for improved vehicle instrumentation and telematics: Disclosed are new methods and apparatus particularly suited for applications in a vehicle, to provide a wide range of information, and the safe input of data to a computer controlling the vehicle subsystems or “Telematic” communication using for example GM's “ONSTAR” or cellular based data sources. Preferred embodiments utilize new... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

20090273575 - Programmable tactile touch screen displays and man-machine interfaces for improved vehicle instrumentation and telematics: Disclosed are new methods and apparatus particularly suited for applications in a vehicle, to provide a wide range of information, and the safe input of data to a computer controlling the vehicle subsystems or “Telematic” communication using for example GM's “ONSTAR” or cellular based data sources. Preferred embodiments utilize new... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

20090273572 - Touch input device: A touch sensor input device includes a first and second array of electrodes, the electrodes in the first array being orthogonal to the electrodes in the second array. A capacitor sensing arrangement senses an electrode capacitance signal which varies in the presence of a touch input. The capacitance signals for... Agent: Liu & Liu

20090273577 - Moire-free touch screen with tilted or curved ito pattern: Touch screens that generate reduced Moiré effects are disclosed. To reduce Moiré effects, the columns (drive or sense lines) of a touch sensor panel can be oriented at an angle with respect to a display device so that the columns are not parallel with the sub-pixel and pixel arrangements of... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090273579 - Multi-touch detection: A method for multi-touch detection in a touch input device comprising a grid based sensor, the method comprises sampling outputs from a grid based sensor over a first stage of detection, selecting sensor lines based on the sampled outputs, scanning the selected sensor lines along one axis of the grid... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20090273578 - Sensing circuit, display device and electronic apparatus: A sensing circuit having a first substrate, a second substrate, a layer of dielectric material, a first electrode, a second electrode and an electrostatic capacitance detection unit is provided. The second substrate faces the first substrate. The dielectric material is held between the first substrate and the second substrate. The... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090273581 - Display filter and display device having the same: A display filter for a display device having a display panel includes a base substrate disposed in front of the display panel; an optical filter part layered based on the base substrate and comprising at least an anti-reflection layer; and a touch signal sensing part layered on the base substrate... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20090273580 - Sensing circuit, method of driving sensing circuit, display device, method of driving display device, and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a first substrate and a second substrate that face each other; electro-optical elements that are interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; light detecting units that are provided between the first substrate and the second substrate and output first detection signals having levels corresponding... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20090273582 - Touch input program and touch input device: A game apparatus includes a CPU core. In response to a setting of a reverse input mode, the CPU core reverses vertically and horizontally BG/OBJ data corresponding to a question, and displays on an LCD an image based on the reversed BG/OBJ data. When a handwriting input operation associated with... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090273583 - Contact sensitive display: An assembly may include a touch screen. A first element may be provided to cause the touch screen to vibrate at a predetermined frequency. A first sensor proximate to a first portion of the touch screen may measure vibration in the first portion of the touch screen. A second sensor... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20090273584 - Flexible calibration surface: The efficient calibration of multi-touch sensor panels that have non-flat surfaces is disclosed. The calibration of the sensor panels can be accomplished using a calibration device with a flexible calibration surface. The flexible calibration surface is particularly well-suited for curved or other non-flat touch sensor panels, such as those that... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20090273586 - Device and method for composing and handling messages: A message composing device adapted for being used with for example handheld, portable communication devices such as a mobile phone, is provided together with a method for composing sending and receiving information between other communication devices.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090273585 - Digital pen with switch function: A digital pen device used as a writing tool for inputting information to be used in a mobile telephone and as an erasing tool for erasing wrongly inputted information. The pen device may be provided with an accelerometer for identifying movements of the pen device corresponding to writing-like and erasing-like... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20090273588 - Force-sensing electronic pen with user-replaceable cartridge: A force-sensing electronic pen comprises a user-replaceable cartridge, a retaining boot for securely retaining the cartridge, a force sensor coupled to the retaining boot, a spring for biasing the retaining boot towards engagement with the force sensor; and an end-stop for limiting travel of the retaining boot against the bias... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20090273587 - Handheld electronic device, executing application method, and digital data storage media: An application executing method is provided. The application executing method is applied to a handheld electronic device having a body and a touch element. The touch element is disposed at the body. The application executing method comprises the following steps. Firstly, a communication mode is entered. Next, whether the touch... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20090273589 - El device: An EL device includes a substrate having a square shape, an element-forming region provided on an upper surface of the substrate and having organic light-emitting elements, a protruding section arranged in a region between the element-forming region and an end portion of the substrate, and a protection film deposited in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20090273590 - Diaplay apparatus and display-apparatus driving method: Disclosed herein is a driving method for driving a display apparatus, the display apparatus including: N×M light emitting units; M scan lines; N data lines; a driving circuit provided for each of the light emitting units to serve as a circuit having a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor,... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090273591 - Semiconductor device, display panel and electronic apparatus: A semiconductor device includes a plurality of thin film transistors of a single channel formed on an insulating substrate, and a buffer circuit including an outputting stage; a first inputting stage; a second inputting stage; a seventh thin film transistor; and an eighth thin film transistor.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090273592 - Pixel circuit, display panel, and driving method thereof: A pixel circuit includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel is coupled to a scan line and a data line, so as to determine whether to be enabled according to a first scan signal transmitted on the scan line, and whether to be driven according to... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20090273595 - Active matrix type display device: ABSTRACT OF THE DISCLOSURE In an active matrix type display device including two source line side drivers for driving a plurality of pixel TFTs, one gate line side driver, two line memories respectively including at least first and second memories, and a controller for controlling the first and second line... Agent: Eric Robinson

20090273594 - Apparatus and drive method for light emitting device array: A system and drive method for compensating intensity variation due to variation of operating cycles in a dynamically controlled system comprising a plurality of light emitting devices are provided in this invention.... Agent: Chen-jean Chou

20090273593 - Display device and electronic device: A display device of a type capable of narrowing the pitch, realizing narrowing of the frame, and further lowering the power consumption and an electronic device using the device, wherein two horizontal drive circuits 13U and 13D employ an RGB selector scheme by storing three digital data in sampling and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090273596 - Systems and methods of actuating mems display elements: Methods of writing display data to MEMS display elements are configured to minimize charge buildup and differential aging. The methods may include writing data with opposite polarities, and periodically releasing and/or actuating MEMS elements during the display updating process. Actuating MEMS elements with potential differences higher than those used during... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20090273597 - User interface screen layout analysis using hierarchical geometric features: A technique is disclosed for the performance of application software “screen layout” testing analysis by designation of “fiduciary blocks” (e.g., words, boxes etc.) to serve as geometrical features for identification of data fields of interest viewed within a graphical user interface (GUI) screen. The set of designated “geometric fiduciary blocks”... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds

20090273600 - Design supporting apparatus and design supporting method: A design supporting apparatus calculates, based on flexible object model data as data concerning a flexible object fixed at least at two points, oscillation characteristic data as data concerning oscillation characteristics of the flexible object, and excitation force data as data concerning excitation force applied to the flexible object, an... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global

20090273601 - Image presentation method and apparatus for 3d navigation and mobile device including the apparatus: Provided are a high-performance, real-time image presentation method and apparatus for a 3-dimensional (3D) navigation system that may be used in a mobile environment since a small amount of data and a simple algorithm are used, and a mobile device including the image presentation apparatus. The image presentation method includes:... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090273598 - Methods and apparatuses for automatically converting objects in cad drawing from two-dimensions to three-dimensions: Methods, apparatuses/systems, and software for converting graphic objects representing two-dimensional beams or columns within a drawing into three-dimensional beams or columns by locating all attribute labels within the drawing containing beam or column information, locating all two-dimensional graphic objects corresponding to the attribute labels, converting the attribute labels to simple... Agent: Silversky Group LLC

20090273599 - Systems and methods for imaging relationship data in a three-dimensional image: Systems and methods for imaging relationship data as a three-dimensional image, which include rendering a three-dimensional image of an object having at least one attribute, an input marker relative to the object, an output marker relative to the object, and an input/output relationship. A data structure comprising a data field,... Agent: Crain, Caton & James

20090273602 - Dynamic visualization of data streams: One embodiment of the present invention includes a data communication subsystem to receive a data stream, and a data processing subsystem responsive to the data communication subsystem to generate a visualization output based on a group of data vectors corresponding to a first portion of the data stream. The processing... Agent: Woodard, Emhardt, Moriarty, Mcnett & Henry LLP

20090273603 - Detecting connection topology in a multi processor graphics system: Multiple graphics processors in a graphics processing system are interconnected in a unidirectional or bidirectional ring topology, allowing pixels to transferred from any one graphics processor to any other graphics processor. The system can automatically identify one or more “master” graphics processors to which one or more monitors are connected... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20090273604 - Processing vector graphics: Techniques, apparatus, and system are described for providing a vector graphics processor. In one aspect, a vector graphics processor includes a preprocessing unit configured to generate a vector graphics element for vector graphics processing in response to receiving element data parsed from content included in an application. The vector graphics... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20090273605 - Operation checking method in information system, operation checking program therefor, recording medium, and operation checking system: An operation checking system in an information system due to automated reproduction of a screen operation has a function of converting screen operation data in accordance with a change in format of a screen or an input item, a function of converting a class name in accordance with a development... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20090273606 - Rewind-enabled hardware encoder: Described herein are a number of approaches for implementing a video encoder with hardware-enabled rewind functionality. In several embodiments, rewind functionality can be implemented in hardware, in a manner which allows the transform engine of the encoder to reprocess video data, without requesting data from other stages in the encoder.... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20090273607 - Display: A display device has a pixel that is defined by a plurality of sub-pixels. The sub-pixels include a red sub-pixel representing red, a green sub-pixel representing green, a blue sub-pixel representing blue and a yellow sub-pixel representing yellow. When the pixel represents white, the luminance of the red sub-pixel is... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20090273608 - Systems, methods and apparatus to unambiguously outline a region of interest: Systems, methods and apparatus are provided through which in some implementations a graphical object is generated around a mathematical boundary of a region of interest in an image. The graphical object has varying opacity in which a higher opacity in areas of the graphical object in close proximity to the... Agent: Dean D. Small The Small Patent Law Group LLP

20090273609 - Color conversion apparatus, imaging apparatus, storage medium storing color conversion program, and storage medium storing imaging program: A predetermined display image is displayed on a display device, and a hue of the display image corresponding to an input position obtained from a pointing device is obtained. A predetermined range having the obtained hue at a center thereof is set as a conversion target range, and at least... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20090273611 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus which converts a frame rate by dividing an input frame into subframes and outputting the subframes, comprises, a preprocessing unit adapted to perform preprocessing of replacing a pixel value of a pixel of interest with a minimum pixel value of peripheral pixels of the pixel of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20090273610 - Virtual lesion quantification: A system and method for quantifying a region of interest in a medical image and in particular, a PET image. The system and method allow the clinician to make real time quantitative analysis of a region of interest. The system and method can be used to quantify small lesions within... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20090273612 - Test-wearing image producing method for personal products: A method for test-wearing image producing method for a personal product includes the steps of: posting a base image layer which contains an image of a wearer; defining a display area and a masking area on the base image layer in responsive to the personal product being physically worn by... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm

20090273613 - Method and apparatus for presentation of mosaic theme: The present invention pertains to a method and apparatus for the display of an animated mosaic theme utilizing user images or video. In one embodiment, the method may include electing a mosaic template that includes a plurality of tile regions. The method may also include loading a source image from... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20090273615 - Color conversion apparatus, imaging apparatus, storage medium storing color conversion program, and storage medium storing imaging program: A predetermined display image is displayed on a display device, and a hue of the display image corresponding to an input position obtained from a pointing device is obtained. A predetermined range having the obtained hue at a center thereof is set as a conversion target range, and at least... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20090273618 - Digital-to-analog converter circuit, data driver, and display device using the digital-to-analog converter circuit: A data driver having a positive-polarity reference voltage generation circuit, a positive-polarity decoder, a first amplifier that outputs a positive-polarity gray scale voltage, a negative-polarity reference voltage generation circuit that generates a plurality of negative-polarity reference voltages, a negative-polarity decoder that outputs first to nth negative-polarity reference voltages from among... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20090273617 - Display apparatus and display-apparatus driving method: Disclosed herein is a driving method for driving a, display apparatus, the display apparatus including: N×M light emitting units; M scan lines; N data lines; a driving circuit provided for each of the light emitting units to serve as a circuit having a signal writing transistor, a device driving transistor,... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20090273616 - Electroluminescent device having a variable color point: An electroluminescent device (9) for emitting light (7) whose color point is able to be set variably, comprising at least two electroluminescent regions (41, 42) that, to allow the same operating voltage to be applied, are arranged to be connected in parallel electrically, wherein the electroluminescent regions (41, 42) comprise—at... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property And Standards

20090273614 - Gamut mapping and subpixel rendering systems and methods: In a first embodiment, a display system comprises a display panel with 4 or more colored subpixels. The display system receives input image data specified in a first color space and outputs image data specified in a second color space. The display system further comprises a gamut mapping module for... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

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