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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems January recently filed with US Patent Office 01/10Below are recently published patent applications awaiting approval from the USPTO. Recent week's RSS XML file available below.
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20100019989 - Display system, display method, information processing apparatus, and computer-readable storage medium: In a display system which includes a plurality of space management units which are hierarchically connected, and each of which manages a predetermined space region as a management space region, a content management unit which manages one or a plurality of contents, and a plurality of display units which display... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100019990 - Method and system for synchronizing mark on electronic map and recording medium using the same: A synchronizing method and a system for marks on electronic maps and a recording medium using the same are provided. In the present synchronizing method, an input signal is received by a first electronic device, so as to draw a mark on the electronic map displayed thereon. The mark is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100019991 - Superimposed displays: Various embodiments of methods and systems for constructing and utilizing displays constructed from superimposed display subunits are disclosed.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene
20100019992 - Storage medium for storing a signal having successive nonuniform images for subsequent playback and a method for forming such a signal for storage on such: A storage medium has successive nonuniform images stored thereon for retrieval and presentation by a playback device to an eye of a passive viewer, each successive nonuniform image having a highly detailed component and a lesser detailed component, the successive nonuniform images for simulating percepts of an observer of an... Agent: Francis J. Maguire, Jr.
20100019993 - Calibrating pixel elements: A composite display is disclosed. In some embodiments, a composite display includes a paddle configured to sweep out an area, a plurality of pixel elements mounted on the paddle, and one or more optical sensors mounted on the paddle and configured to measure luminance values of the plurality of pixel... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100019994 - Filter and plasma display device thereof: A plasma display device is provided. The plasma display device includes a plasma display panel (PDP) and a filter which is disposed at a front of the PDP. The filter includes an external light shielding sheet which includes a base unit and a plurality of pattern units that are formed... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100019995 - Image display device: An image display device which includes a plurality of connected image display elements is provided not to cause an image due to the reflection of light beams emitted from one display surface in the other display surface. In an image display device provided with image display elements, each display surface... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen
20100019996 - Display substrate and method of manufacturing the same: A display substrate includes a switching transistor electrically connected to a gate line and a data line, the data line extending in a first direction substantially perpendicular to the gate line extending in a second direction, the switching transistor including a switching active pattern comprising amorphous silicon, a driving transistor... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100019997 - Calibrating pixel elements: A composite display is disclosed. In some embodiments, a composite display includes a paddle configured to sweep out an area, a plurality of pixel elements mounted on the paddle, and one or more optical sensors mounted on the paddle and configured to measure luminance values of the plurality of pixel... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100019998 - Array substrate, method of manufacturing the array substrate, and liquid crystal display device having the array substrate: In an array substrate, a method of manufacturing the array substrate, and a liquid crystal display (LCD) device having the array substrate, a pixel electrode includes an outline portion, connection portions, and slit portions. The outline portion is arranged toward a data line and a gate line thereon, and the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100019999 - Method for addressing an lcd display in color sequential mode: In a method for addressing an LCD display in color sequential mode, the color frames of a received video sequence are rearranged to form a display sequence applied to the LCD display. The arrangement of the color frames in the display sequence is such that the succession of the colors... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100020000 - Image output device, projector, and control method of image output device: An image output device which outputs an image signal to a liquid crystal display device dividing a screen by a plurality of channels to be operated by the plural channels, includes: a plurality of level controlling units provided for each of the channels to receive an image input signal from... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020001 - Active matrix array device: An active matrix array device comprises an array of device elements, each device element having an associated circuit. Each circuit comprises an addressing switch (14) and a storage capacitor (20) for maintaining a voltage applied to the device element (16) through the addressing switch (14). Each circuit is associated with... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100020005 - Apparatus and method for compensating brightness of backlight: Provided are a display device and method. The display device includes an image analyzing unit for analyzing an input image signal to extract block-based brightness information of a divided display region, a block control value calculating unit for calculating a backlight control value for a backlight block corresponding to the... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100020010 - Display device: A display device includes a light source unit generating light a display unit displaying an image using the light generated from the light source unit and a display part displaying a symbol, the display part disposed on the display unit, wherein the symbol is determined based on a type of... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100020006 - Display device and electronic equipment: Disclosed herein is a display device, including: a first photosensor section; second photosensor section; and signal processing section, wherein the light-shielding film is formed in the same layer as that on the substrate having a light-shielding function so as to be associated with the light-receiving element of the second photosensor... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100020009 - Display device, display control method, and electronic apparatus: A display device is provided including a photosensor PS that detects the ambient light amount of a display area, a comparator that compares the output of the photosensor PS with a predetermined reference value, and a backlight controller that controls the amount of light supplied to the display area depending... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100020007 - Display device, display method, and electronic device: There is provided a display device, including a display panel; a first light emitting unit for inputting a first input light to the display panel based on a first light emitting signal; a second light emitting unit for inputting second input light to the display panel based on a second... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100020004 - Led backlight driver synchronization and power reduction: A method and apparatus for providing a LED backlight to a LCD display screen is disclosed. In one embodiment, the apparatus includes: N LED strings, wherein N is an integer greater than or equal to two; a first circuit operable to synchronize a LED clock signal to a LCD timing... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Sd
20100020008 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: In the case where the light source is a white LED backlight, a liquid crystal display apparatus can change the color temperature of a display image by performing a drive control of the light source. Liquid crystal panel 101 displays images. White LED backlight 102 has white LED's 106 and... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.
20100020003 - Methods and systems for area adaptive backlight management: Elements of the present invention relate to systems and methods for generating, modifying and applying backlight array driving values.... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.
20100020002 - Scanning backlight for lcd: A method for displaying images on a display having backlight is disclosed, where the images is updated periodically with a period. The method comprises the steps of: generating a signal with a pulse pattern for each period depending on the contents of an image to be displayed in that period;... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100020011 - Mapping detected movement of an interference pattern of a coherent light beam to cursor movement to effect navigation of a user interface: A method, system and apparatus provide that movement of an interference pattern of a coherent light beam is mapped to cursor movement to effect navigation of a user interface. A remote controller operable to emit a coherent light beam is in cooperative arrangement with a display device operable to display... Agent: Leveque Intellectual Property Law, P.C.
20100020012 - Character input device: The present invention relates to a character input device. The character input device includes a first directional input unit (10) provided such that first directional input, which is performed through selection of one from among a plurality of first direction indication locations, arranged radially around a reference location and spaced... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC
20100020013 - Operation device, information processing system, and information processing method: There is provided an operation device that can be stably operated without taking up a lot of space when tilted by a user during the operation. The operation device includes: a support part (12) formed to be pressable against a supporting object in a state in which the user is... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery
20100020015 - Multi-functional wireless mouse: Provided is a multi-functional wireless mouse apparatus. Components for performing various functions as well as a mouse function are added to a wireless mouse and a receiver that is connected to a USB port of a computer to communicate with the wireless mouse. A digital multimedia broadcast receiving unit that... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100020014 - Wireless mouse with power generating function: A wireless mouse includes a bottom board, a pressable button, a transmission gear device, a power-generator and a power storage device. The pressable button comprises a connecting end and a free end, the connecting end rotatably connected to the bottom board, the free end capable of being pressed by an... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100020016 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a handheld casing and a motion detector coupled to the casing to detect movement of the casing. The computer mouse also includes a processor housed in the casing, the processor being in data communication with the motion detector to receive output of the motion detector. The... Agent: Harshaw Research, Inc.
20100020017 - Reading device for electronic document and operation method of reading electronic document: A reading device for an electronic document and an operation method of reading an electronic document are provided. The reading device for the electronic document includes an input module and a main body. When the user operates the input module to move in 3D space, the input module can detect... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100020019 - Notebook computer and keyboard controller thereof: A notebook computer and a keyboard controller thereof are disclosed. A keyboard controller is coupled to a keyboard matrix having first connecting wires, a second connecting wire, and third connecting wires. The first connecting wires intersect the horizontal third connecting wires to form several first intersection points. The first intersection... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100020018 - System and method for selecting menu items of an electronic apparatus: A method for selecting menu items of an electronic apparatus is provided. The method controls a keypad of the electronic apparatus to work in a circular input mode, determines whether a current input key is a first key, controls an indication cursor to highlight a first menu item of a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100020025 - Continuous recognition of multi-touch gestures: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for processing multi-touch inputs. It provides a method for continuous recognition of multi-touch gestures performed by one or more users on at least one multi-touch input device. The invention in one aspect allows users to start interacting with one... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100020028 - Control module, in particular for an automotive vehicle: The present invention relates to a control module that comprises at least one touch control surface (3) made of a sensor (31) sensitive to the pressure applied on the touch surface (3) and of a flexible protection layer (33) covering said sensor (31) and allowing a pressure to be locally... Agent: Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP
20100020024 - Display apparatus and data read-out controller thereof: A display apparatus and a data read-out controller thereof are provided. The display apparatus comprises a touch display module, a first data read-out controller, and a second data read-out controller. Each of the first and the second data read-out controllers comprises a first read-out switch, a second read-out switch, a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100020032 - Display device: A display device having an electrostatic capacity touch panel includes: X electrodes XP and Y electrodes YP which intersect each other via a first insulating layer; and a plurality of Z electrodes disposed in a floating state via a second insulating layer. For the second insulating layer, a material such... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100020038 - Flexible-use display and control element panel for controlling cabin functions: A display- and control element panel for controlling cabin functions in an aircraft, comprising a bi-stable display element and a control elements wherein the bi-stable display element and the control element are arranged so as to be essentially congruent, wherein the bi-stable display element is adapted to reproduce information at... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100020037 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: The present invention provides an information processing apparatus enables the operation such that the relation between the image displayed on the display unit and the operation of the user is close to the actual operation and an information processing method. The information processing apparatus includes a display control unit which... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100020023 - Method for controlling motion of photo on digital photo frame: A method for controlling a motion of a photo on a digital photo frame is disclosed. The method includes establishing a coordinate system on a touch-sensitive screen, sliding over the touch-sensitive screen to make a track, acquiring a start point coordinate (a1, b1), an end point coordinate (a2, b2) and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100020027 - Method of controlling home appliance having touch panel and touch panel home appliance using the same: A method of controlling a home appliance having a touch panel and a touch panel home appliance using the same, such as a remote controller for controlling a television receiver, facilitate user recognition and selection of a specific function key displayed on a touchscreen, to enable enhanced control of the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100020030 - Method of managing content and electronic apparatus using the same: A method of managing content and an apparatus using the same are provided. A method of managing content includes sensing a touch on an area on which content is displayed; detecting a pressure intensity of a touched area; and generating supplementary information of the content using the detected pressure intensity.... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20100020034 - Mobile device having backpanel touchpad: The present invention relates to a mobile device having a backpanel touchpad, and more particularly, to a technique for enabling cursor movements and execution instructions on a frontpanel display screen to be inputted through a touchpad positioned at a backpanel of a mobile device. Accordingly, a touchpad is disposed on... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100020031 - Mobile device having touch screen and method for setting virtual keypad thereof: A mobile device and a method for setting a virtual keypad on a touch screen of the mobile device are provided. The mobile device includes a memory for storing virtual keypads with different sizes, a touch screen for detecting a touch thereon and displaying a least one of the virtual... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100020035 - Mobile terminal and event control method thereof: Disclosed is an event control method of a mobile terminal, in which when a touch input is detected, a shape and size of a lock screen is changed according to the detected touch input value (e.g., touch time, the number of touch times or touch area) and simultaneously a threshold... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020040 - Multi-touch sensing light emitting diode display and method for using the same: Apparatus and method for both displaying graphical output and for sensing, e.g., multi-touch input are provided. A light-emitting diode (“LED”) matrix-array may be configured to both emit and sense light. The array may be driven in such a way so as to enable the array itself to act as the... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100020036 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes displaying an image of a key on a touch-sensitive display and detecting a touch on the touch-sensitive display at a first location. When the first location is located in a predetermined area related the key, tactile feedback is provided that simulates a characteristic of a physical key.... Agent: Novak Druce + Quigg LLP (rim)
20100020020 - System and method for typing using fingerprint recognition system: The 26 letters will be divided into 6 groups. The first press on the touchpad invokes the corresponding group with 5 characters or symbols and the second press picks the respective character within the group. While pressing both the thumb and index fingers on the surface at the same time... Agent: Yuannan Chen
20100020033 - System, method and computer program product for a virtual keyboard: A method and a system for a virtual keyboard utilizing a computer input device includes defining at least first, second and third bounded areas associated with the input device. A set of nine characters is assigned to each of the bounded areas. Contacts and movements associated with the input device... Agent: Leason Ellis LLP
20100020039 - Touch input device with display front: An electrically updatable device having a touch sensor and a flexible display is disclosed, wherein the display is between the touch sensor and a viewer. The display comprises a pressure-insensitive imaging layer of polymer-dispersed imaging material, wherein the thickness of the imaging layer is defined by the polymer.... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20100020026 - Touch interaction with a curved display: Touch interaction with a curved display (e.g., a sphere, a hemisphere, a cylinder, etc.) is enabled through various user interface (UI) features. In an example embodiment, a curved display is monitored to detect a touch input. If a touch input is detected based on the act of monitoring, then one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100020021 - Touch screen control system and method: A control system is disclosed herein. The control system includes a touch screen, and a computer operatively connected to the touch screen. The computer is configured to identify a first position at which the touch screen is contacted. The computer can identify the first position at any portion of the... Agent: Peter Vogel Ge Healthcare
20100020029 - Touch screen display device and driving method of the same: A touch screen display device and a driving method of the same are provided. The touch screen display device includes a touch screen display panel including a plurality of first sensing lines that extend in a first direction, a plurality of second sensing lines that extend in a second direction... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100020022 - Visual feedback system for touch input devices: A visual feedback system includes a touch input screen. A proximity sensing device is coupled to the touch input screen and operable to determine a position of an input member relative to the touch input screen when the input member is proximate to the touch input screen but prior to... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100020041 - Flat panel display device: A flat panel display device that can easily determine whether it has been touched or not by sensing a variation in capacitance by using a cushion member. The flat panel display device includes a first face; a frame having a conductive face and supporting the first face and having a... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20100020043 - Mobile terminal having touch screen and method for displaying cursor thereof: A portable terminal including a touch screen and method for displaying a cursor thereof are provided. The method includes determining whether a capacitance is equal to or greater than a first critical value and is less than a second critical value, if the change of the capacitance is sensed in... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100020042 - Touch-sensitive display device with an integrated mechanical operating part for motor vehicles: The invention relates to a touch-sensitive display device with an integrated mechanical operating part for motor vehicles, in which a mechanical operating part (2) and a holding magnet (3) are provided. The operating part (2) is held by magnetic force on the surface of a touch-sensitive display device (1), whereby... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC
20100020044 - Light sensitive display with switchable detection modes: A display device including a surface for viewing an image comprising a stack of layers configured to display the image. A processor is configured to include switchable detection modes. Each mode is preconfigured to detect an object on or near the surface based on a given sensitivity to light, and... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova
20100020045 - Optically enhanced flat panel display system having integral touch screen: An optically enhanced flat panel display system, including apparatuses and methods for assembling same, for displaying images generated by a computer or electronic device with increased luminance and reduced reflectance, and for receiving user input for a computer or electronic device via a touch screen portion thereof. The flat panel... Agent: Gardner Groff Greenwald & Villanueva. PC
20100020050 - Display unit for displaying an image based on a video signal received from a personal computer which is connected to an input device: An image display apparatus capable of adjusting a display picture by an input unit through a computer body is disclosed. When the user inputs a control instruction for adjusting the display picture of the display unit by the input unit connected to the computer body, a control signal addition circuit... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100020048 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: The present invention provides an information processing apparatus capable of displaying a plurality of elements at a display unit by being superimposed and selecting an arbitrary element rapidly and easily among the plurality of elements by the user and an information processing method. The information processing apparatus includes an input... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100020047 - Method of driving a plasma display panel and driver therefor: A method of driving a plasma display panel having a capacitive load formed by a plurality of scan electrodes and a plurality of address electrodes crossing the scan electrodes, using a driver including an address energy recovery circuit (AERC) that applies an address voltage to the address electrodes by an... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C. Attorneys And Counselors At Law
20100020046 - Method of driving information display panel: A method of driving an information display panel: in which at least one group of display media constituted by at least one group of particles, at least one substrate being transparent; in which the display media, to which an electrostatic field generated between the substrates is applied, are made to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100020049 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel with improved driving timings and reduced number of scan lines. The plasma display panel includes: a first substrate and a second substrate; red (R), green (G) and blue (B) discharge cells between the first substrate and the second substrate at crossing regions of sustain electrodes and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100020052 - Method of controlling display characteristic and display apparatus using the same: A display characteristic control method provides an on-screen display (OSD) of display characteristics values automatically controlled according to ambient illuminance levels, to enable user recognition and confirmation of current values. A display apparatus adopting the method includes a display module for displaying a video signal; an illuminance sensor for detecting... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100020051 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: A method of driving an organic light emitting display device including a plurality of pixels during a frame including subframes includes: representing gray levels by utilizing some of the subframes of the frame prior to degradation of an organic light emitting diode of each of the plurality of pixels; and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100020053 - Display module and driving method thereof: A display module includes a scan line, a data line, a driving circuit and a level converting circuit. The driving circuit has at least one first driving unit and at least one second driving unit electrically connected to the first driving unit. A non-DC signal is transmitted between the first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020054 - Triple mode liquid crystal display: In an embodiment, a system comprises an LCD comprising a plurality of pixels each comprising a transmissive part; a reflective part; and a latched driving circuit. The driving circuit comprises a transmissive section comprising a transmissive data input coupled to the transmissive part of the pixel, and is configured to... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP
20100020055 - Display device driving method and display device: A display device includes a liquid crystal display panel having a first and second substrates with scanning electrodes and data electrodes and a liquid crystal layer; a scanning electrode driving circuit applying to the scanning electrodes scan pulse; a data electrode driving circuit applying to the data electrodes data pulses... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100020056 - Display panel and control method using transient capacitive coupling: Panel comprising display drivers which, each 1′″, comprise a select switch and a clamping switch which are controlled by the same select electrode, and a coupling capacitor for transiently coupling the control terminal of this circuit C to an address electrode. A control method comprising emission periods and depolarization periods,... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC
20100020058 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display including a first electrode and a second electrode formed in parallel is disclosed. The plasma display gradually decreases a voltage at the second electrode from a second voltage to a third voltage while a first voltage is applied to the first electrode during a reset period. The... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20100020057 - Power circuit and liquid crystal display having the same: A power circuit for a liquid crystal display includes a voltage divider which generates a voltage-divided voltage between a first power source and a second power source, an operational amplifier which receives the voltage-divided voltage to output a driving voltage, a first switch connected between the first power source and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100020060 - Display device and controlling method thereof: A conventional setting voltage was a value with an estimated margin of a characteristic change of a light emitting element. Therefore, a voltage between the source and drain of a driver transistor Vds had to be set high (Vds≧Vgs−VTh+a). This caused high heat generation and power consumption because a voltage... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100020059 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device capable of ensuring the drive stability. The organic light emitting display includes a plurality of pixels; first signal supply lines respectively coupled to the pixels disposed in at least two horizontal lines; and second signal supply lines being lower in number than the first... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20100020061 - Display device and method of driving the display device: A display panel 1, in which light-emitting elements E11 to EMN are connected in a matrix state to the respective intersecting positions of a plurality of signal lines A1 to AM and a plurality of scan lines K1 to KN, is used. A scan line Kn is set to a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100020062 - Stereo display and display: A stereo display including a display panel unit, a shutter glasses unit, and a backlight unit is provided. The display panel unit sequentially displays a right eye image and a left eye image according to a right eye synchronizing vertical signal and a left eye synchronizing vertical signal. The shutter... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100020064 - Electrophoretic display devices: An electrophoretic display device is driven by carrying out a first display addressing cycle (FIG. 3A), in which the display is addressed as a first set of row groups (52), the same column data set being applied to each row of the row group simultaneously. The number of row groups... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100020065 - Image display device and method of driving the same: An object is to improve image quality. In order to achieve this object, a method of driving an image display device comprises the following steps (a) to (c). The image display device includes: a plurality of pixel circuits having respective light emitting elements (OLED), and which are arranged in a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020063 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A method for driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) apparatus, wherein the LCD apparatus comprises a plurality of scan rows, a plurality of data columns, and a data driving circuit, includes: driving a plurality of specific scan rows of the plurality of scan rows at a same time; extracting a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100020067 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus displays a shape of an object on a display device by using numerical values on a coordinate axis. The apparatus includes a calculating unit that calculates a minimum rectangular parallelepiped including the component by using numerical values indicative of a shape of the component; an outer-shape... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100020071 - Method and system for managing graphics objects in a graphics display system: A method and system for controlling the algorithmic elements in 3D graphics systems via an improved 3D graphics API is provided. In one aspect, in a 3D graphics system having privatized formats with privatized drivers used to increase the efficiency of display, existing problems are eliminated that are associated with... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)
20100020072 - Method of creation of a virtual three dimensional image to enable its reproduction on planar substrates: A method of creation of a virtual three dimensional image to enable its reproduction on at least one planar substrate includes creating a virtual three dimensional space that includes a ground plane. A virtual model of an object is merged into the virtual three dimensional space and located at a... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp
20100020069 - Partitioning-based performance analysis for graphics imaging: In general, this disclosure relates to techniques for providing a visual representation of a graphical scene that includes a number of different graphical partitions, which may allow a user to identify portions of the graphics scene that exhibit reduced performance due to costs associated with screen partitioning. One example device... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100020066 - Three dimensional imaging method and apparatus: Three-dimensional imaging techniques are used for a visualization method and apparatus. In a preferred embodiment, terrain data is displayed as a series of pixels—areas of terrain elevation data. Individual pixels are analyzed to determine whether they are locally smooth or “warpable” relative to their surrounding neighbor pixels. Those pixels that... Agent: U S Army Research Laboratory Attn: Rdrl-loc-i
20100020070 - Three-dimensional imaging using a luminescent surface: The attenuation and other optical properties of a medium are exploited to measure a thickness of the medium between a sensor and a target surface. Disclosed herein are various mediums, arrangements of hardware, and processing techniques that can be used to capture these thickness measurements and obtain three-dimensional images of... Agent: Strategic Patents P.C..
20100020068 - View point representation for 3-d scenes: Techniques are described for deriving information, including graphical representations, based on perspectives of a 3D scene by utilizing sensor model representations of location points in the 3D scene. A 2D view point representation of a location point is derived based on the sensor model representation. From this information, a data... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.
20100020075 - Apparatus and method for creating a virtual three-dimensional environment, and method of generating revenue therefrom: An apparatus and method for creating and using a virtual three-dimensional environment, and methods for generating revenue based on the virtual three-dimensional environment. The virtual three-dimensional environment includes a virtual three-dimensional city model which is a realistically accurate city environment including all the details of an actual city. Defined elements... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100020076 - Apparatus and method for generating three-dimensional model data: A three-dimensional model data generation apparatus generates and stores a three-dimensional model expressing a three-dimensional object that includes a first element having a first surface region and a second element having a second surface region. The apparatus includes a generation unit generating surface shape data on the first and second... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center C/o Cpa Global
20100020073 - Automatic generation of human models for motion capture, biomechanics and animation: An automated method for the generation of (i) human models comprehensive of shape and joint centers information and/or (ii) subject specific models from multiple video streams is provided. To achieve these objectives, a kinematic model is learnt space from a training data set. The training data set includes kinematic models... Agent: Lumen Patent Firm
20100020078 - Depth mapping using multi-beam illumination: A method for mapping an object (28) includes illuminating the object with at least two beams (37, 38) of radiation having different beam characteristics. At least one image of the object is captured under illumination with each of the at least two beams. The at least one image is processed... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd
20100020074 - Method and apparatus for detecting objects from terrestrial based mobile mapping data: A method of detecting objects from terrestrial based mobile mapping data is disclosed, wherein the terrestrial based mobile mapping data has been captured by way of a terrestrial based mobile mapping vehicle driving on a road having a driving direction, the mobile mapping data including laser scanner data, source images... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100020077 - Program, image generation device, and image generation method: A program causing a computer to select a first color range from a plurality of color ranges based on input information, and to determine a color within the first color range to be a color of one of part objects corresponding to categories that form main parts of a model... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020080 - Image generation system, image generation method, and information storage medium: An image generation system includes a virtual camera control section that controls a virtual camera, a distance calculation section that calculates a distance between the virtual camera and a model object, and a drawing section that draws a plurality of objects including the model object. The drawing section decreases a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020079 - Image processing device, control method for image processing device and information recording medium: To provide an image processing device capable of attaining shade expression on a surface of an object while reducing image processing load, and of reducing a sense of discomfort which the user may feel. A shading process execution unit (62) executes a shading process on the surface of the object,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100020081 - Light reflection intensity calculation circuit: A circuit for calculating a light reflected component with high accuracy. The circuit for calculating a reflected component of light reflected from an object having a rough surface comprises a means for storing the reflectance of an object in relation to the value φ or the value of cos φ,... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100020084 - Generating designs for product adornment: Ordered pattern are generated based on an existing image by providing an isosceles right triangle-shaped first image, and creating a second image based thereon. The second image at least includes a first portion entirely formed from a plurality of mirrored or unmirrored, rotated or unrotated, and non-overlapping instances of the... Agent: Mccarter & English, LLP Stamford
20100020082 - Program, image generation device, and image generation method: A program performing processing so that a computer does not set a selected part object together with a part object that has been already set as an element of a model object as elements of a model object when the category of the selected part object is designated by designation... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020083 - Program, image generation device, and image generation method: A program causing a computer to store a plurality of items of attribute information respectively associated with a plurality of part objects that form a model object in a storage section, and performing a hit effect process based on the attribute information of a part object among the plurality of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100020085 - Method for avatar wandering in a computer based interactive environment: A method for avatar wandering in a computer based interactive environment including for each avatar within a range of a current avatar, obtaining profiles of a user represented by the avatar, for each profile of the user represented by the avatar that has a same profile type as a profile... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP - IBM Rochester Division
20100020086 - Sharing display processing system, display processing system, and display method: In a sharing display processing system having a plurality of display processing systems each including one or a plurality of display apparatuses, each display processing system arranges display regions corresponding to the respective display apparatuses on a first memory region shared with another display processing system, arranges contents on a... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100020088 - Graphics rendering device and graphics rendering method: When moving images such as three-dimensional graphics, or the like are displayed, high-quality images can be displayed by keeping a display frame rate, suppressing a breakdown of display contents, and making a drawing engine exhibit processing abilities to maximum. A graphics rendering device includes a frame buffer 40 in which... Agent: Christensen O'connor Johnson Kindness PLLC
20100020087 - Performance analysis during visual creation of graphics images: In general, this disclosure relates to techniques for using graphics instructions and state information received from a graphics device to visually create a graphics image. Performance analysis may also be conducted to identify potential bottlenecks during instruction execution on the graphics device. One example device includes a display device and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100020089 - Digital photo frame capable of displaying images asynchronously and method thereof: A method for displaying images asynchronously is provided. The method includes: providing at least one display mode, the display mode defines a total display area count displayable showed on a display, an interval to display images on the display, and a predetermined displaying manner; obtaining images and the display mode;... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100020090 - Monitoring graphics processing: A graphics processing apparatus 6 is provided with rendering circuitry 24 which separately renders different areas of a frame of pixel values. Monitoring circuitry 30, 32, 34, 36, 38, 40 coupled to the rendering circuitry 24 captures for each area rendered one or more parameters and stores these parameters to... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.
20100020091 - Generating and serving tiles in a digital mapping system: Digital tile-based mapping techniques are disclosed that enable efficient online serving of aesthetically pleasing maps. In one particular embodiment, an image tile-based digital mapping system is configured for generating map tiles during an offline session, and serving selected sets of those tiles to a client when requested. Also provided are... Agent: Google / Fenwick
20100020092 - Method and system for display monitor electric power consumption optimization: A method and system for controlling electrical power consumption of a display monitor screen, is provided. One implementation involves grouping screen pixels into different resolution cells, detecting display of one or more windows on the screen, and selectively controlling the cells by providing power only to the pixels in cells... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP
20100020094 - Method of boosting a display image, controller unit for performing the method, and display apparatus having the controller unit: Controller unit includes local dimming logic board and controller board. Local dimming logic board generates local dimming signals in response to image data received from external device. When boost-worthy portion of image data is found to satisfy predefined boosting conditions, local dimming logic board increases luminance value of backlight dimming... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100020093 - Open area maps based on vector graphics format images: Systems and methods corresponding to an open area map are disclosed. For example, one method includes receiving an image of a layout corresponding to a real-world area in which a person moves about. The image is in a vector graphics format. A reference region is determined using the image of... Agent: Adil M. Musabji Navteq North America, LLC
20100020095 - Data-driven color coordinator: A color selection and coordination system including a database of predetermined color relationships implementing a data-driven color model. A starting color is associated with a first color in the color database. One or more predefined color palettes associated with the first color may be retrieved, each palette including one or... Agent: Masco Corporation C/o Greenberg Traurig LLP
20100020096 - Antialiasing apparatus: Antialiasing selection condition data 200 are inputted to an antialiasing selection condition data input means 3. An antialiasing method determining means 5 determines an antialiasing method corresponding to data to be drawn on the basis of the antialiasing selection condition data 200. An antialiasing method selecting means 6 selects data... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100020098 - Mapping graphics instructions to associated graphics data during performance analysis: In general, this disclosure relates to techniques for optimizing a graphics scene, such as a three-dimensional (3D) scene, by allowing application developers and/or graphics artists to identify which graphics instructions and associated graphics data (e.g., polygonal data, texture data) may be associated with identified performance issues. One example method comprises... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated
20100020097 - System and method for mosaicing digital ortho-images: The present invention provides a system and method for mosaicing multiple input images, captured by one or more remote sensors, into a seamless mosaic of an area of interest. Each set of input images captured by the remote sensors within a capture interval are ortho-rectified and mosaiced together into a... Agent: Jennifer S. Sickler Gardere Wynne Sewell, LLP
20100020099 - Mapping electrical crosstalk in pixelated sensor arrays: The effects of inter pixel capacitance in a pixilated array may be measured by first resetting all pixels in the array to a first voltage, where a first image is read out, followed by resetting only a subset of pixels in the array to a second voltage, where a second... Agent: Seth Z. Kalson C/o Cpa Global
20100020100 - Method for extending a virtual environment through registration: A method for providing virtual world functionality to a user of a base virtual world having base virtual world functionality and a base world list of base virtual world users, includes providing a virtual world layer, communicating to the base virtual world that the virtual world layer will overlay the... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow Ltd.
20100020101 - Presenting dynamic grids: Grids are commonly used to provide an environment for users to orient objects within a drawing program. The properties of a grid are usually defined and set at the time the grid is created and do not change. An effective way to provide a useful grid that can adapt to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100020102 - Method and device for browsing information on a display: In one embodiment, a method for browsing information on a hand-held device having a display is provided. The method includes (1) setting the orientation of the display surface in relation to the virtual surface, said orientation being in a spatial initial state, so that a reference line perpendicular to and... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)
20100020104 - Display processing device, display processing method, and display processing program: The height and width of a GUI component are defined in advance using a reference height and a reference width. The height of a character inserted in the GUI component is defined in advance using the reference height. When the GUI component is displayed on a display unit, the reference... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100020103 - Interface with and communication between mobile electronic devices: An input device and mobile electronic devices having improved user interface capabilities are described. In one embodiment, a “triple-threat” device is provided in the form of a mobile electronic device of a slider construction. A two-way slider mechanism is provided. In one embodiment, a screen of the mobile electronic device... Agent: Michael J. Ure
20100020105 - Multi-format image display apparatus and method: An image display apparatus and method are disclosed. In the present invention, image frames of various data information sizes are displayed with a selected output data information size. If the selected output data information size is below a limit of a storage medium for buffering image frames to be displayed,... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100020107 - Calibrating pixel elements: A composite display is disclosed. In some embodiments, a composite display includes a paddle configured to sweep out an area, a plurality of pixel elements mounted on the paddle, and one or more optical sensors mounted on the paddle and configured to measure luminance values of the plurality of pixel... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP
20100020117 - Color adjustment system for display device and printed material: A color adjustment system for a display device includes a computer device, and a display device for displaying an image. The display device selectably displays a plurality of color temperature color presets. The computer device makes a white point adjustment to the display device, based on a color temperature color... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100020116 - Display device: In a display device which displays a black image by periodically inserting a black image, after the display of the black image, a first period in which a video signal different from a video signal for the black image is outputted to video signal lines is made different from a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100020111 - Display device and method for driving the same: Disclosed is a display device including a first storage unit having driving data for driving a display panel and a first check SUM data on the driving data stored therein, a second storage unit for retrieving the driving data and the first check SUM data from the first storage unit... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100020112 - Display device and method of driving the same: Provided are a display device, which can improve display quality by correcting an original image signal whose frame frequency is a first frequency or a second frequency different from the first frequency, and a method3 of driving the display device. The display device includes an image signal processor which corrects... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100020114 - Display driver integrated circuit including pre-decoder and method of operating the same: A display driver integrated circuit (IC) includes a grayscale voltage generator, a main decoder unit, a pre-decoder unit, and an output buffer unit. The grayscale voltage generator is configured to receive at least one gamma reference voltage and generate a plurality of grayscale voltages. The main decoder unit is configured... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100020109 - Dynamic gamut control: A method of dynamic gamut control comprises the step of controlling (LD) intensities of at least a subset (PR, PG, PB) of a set of color primaries (PR, PG, PB, PW) associated with corresponding sub-pixels (RP, GP, BP, WP) of a display device. The method further comprises the step of... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100020113 - Electronic display module and displaying method thereof: The present invention provides an electronic display module and displaying method thereof. The electronic display module includes a light source, a filter and a light valve. The electronic display module further has a display panel with a plurality of display regions for displaying an image. The electronic display module is... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20100020115 - Image display control device, image display control program, and image display control method: An image display control device for controlling display of an image to a display device having a plurality of unit display elements in which three unit display elements corresponding to signals of three primary colors, respectively, are arranged in a delta form, includes an image data input unit which inputs... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100020110 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A high speed moving image processing section of a liquid crystal display device includes: a calculation section having a plurality of LUTs in accordance with which an output for performing overshoot drive is obtained with reference to current frame data and previous frame data; and a frame memory in which... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100020106 - Merit based gamut mapping in a color management system: What is disclosed is a system and method for merit-based gamut mapping. In one embodiment, color points are clustered in regions of interest within a color space. Each cluster is associated with a gamut mapping function and a merit function. Mapping parameters of each gamut mapping function are iteratively varied... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20100020108 - Method and apparatus for driving a backlight assembly: Provided are a backlight assembly, a display apparatus comprising the same, and a driving method of the liquid crystal display. The backlight assembly includes a pulse width modulation signal output unit receiving a dimming signal and outputting a pulse width modulation signal having a duty ratio corresponding to the dimming... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection01/21/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100013738 - Image capture and display configuration: A method for coordinating presentation of multiple perspective content data for a subject scene receives separate display perspective signals, each corresponding to one of a plurality of display segments and processes each of the separate display perspective signals to generate a corresponding content configuration data request. At least one image-content... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff
20100013739 - Display device and display method: The present invention provides a display apparatus and a display method for realizing control for display operations by a user precisely reflecting the user's status, i.e., the user's intentions, visual state and physical conditions. By worn as part of an eyeglass-like or head-mount wearable unit for example, the display apparatus... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100013741 - Light extraction device, manufacturing method of a light extraction device, and display apparatus: A light extraction device having a reflector function and a color filter function are provided. A light extraction device includes a translucent portion having a reflection surface for changing an exit angle of light from a light-emitting layer, and at least a part of the translucent portion is formed as... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100013740 - Organic el display device: A transparent drying material is applied on an inner side of a translucent glass substrate, which is arranged to face a sealing glass substrate whereupon an organic light emitting element is formed, and the sealing glass substrate and the translucent glass substrate are sealed. A polarizing film is arranged on... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100013743 - Display device: A display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a substrate, a plurality of gate lines formed on the substrate, a plurality of data lines formed on the substrate, a plurality of switching elements connected to the gate lines and the data lines, a plurality of... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100013742 - Mechanical arrangement for flat panel tv: A television device has a display panel having a video display situated therein, the display panel being housed in a substantially rectangular housing. A support electronics housing separate from the display panel, is sized to be no wider than a standard household wall stud spacing and no deeper than a... Agent: Miller Patent Services
20100013744 - Plasma display device, and apparatus and method for driving the same: A plasma display device and method of driving the device is disclosed. The device includes a driving circuit for driving reset, address, and sustain periods during a subfield of a frame. The driving circuit includes a single switch which is used to drive a display electrode both during the reset... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100013746 - Display apparatus: In a display apparatus that includes an active matrix substrate on which multiple pixel circuits are disposed, each having a light emitting element, a drive transistor, a capacitor element connected between a gate terminal and the source terminal of the drive transistor, and a selection transistor, and a threshold voltage... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20100013747 - Light-emitting device and driving method thereof: Charge corresponding to a potential difference between electrodes of an electroluminescence element is accumulated in a period in which the electroluminescence element emits light; the potential difference is detected without decrease in the luminance at the time of light emission of the electroluminescence element; and a reference potential of one... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd
20100013745 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device having an electrostatic capacitive type touch panel function with reduced thickness and improved luminance. A display panel of the organic light emitting display device includes a substrate, a display unit having a plurality of pixels on the substrate, and a touch sensing unit on... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013748 - Converting three-component to four-component image: A method of converting a three-or-more-color-component image input signal to an image output signal includes acquiring an input signal having a plurality of pixel signals, each pixel signal having three, or more, color components; determining a residual difference for each color component of each pixel signal; determining a limit value... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff
20100013750 - Correction of visible mura distortions in displays using filtered mura reduction and backlight control: A display that includes at least one gray level being provided to a plurality of pixels that illuminates each of the pixels with the gray level. The display applies interpolated corrective data for the pixels so as to reduce the mura effects of said display and modifies the backlight of... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP
20100013751 - Correction of visible mura distortions in displays using filtered mura reduction and backlight control: A display that includes at least one gray level being provided to a plurality of pixels that illuminates each of the pixels with the gray level. The display applies interpolated corrective data for the pixels so as to reduce the mura effects of said display and modifies the backlight of... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP
20100013749 - Electronic device for enhancing voltage driving efficiency for a source driver and lcd monitor thereof: An electronic device for enhancing voltage driving efficiency for a source driver and a liquid crystal display (LCD) monitor is disclosed. The electronic device includes a reference voltage generator, a plurality of first coupling lines, a second coupling line wider than the first coupling lines, a data statistical unit and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100013752 - Low feed-through voltage liquid crystal display device and related operating method: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device may include a scan line that is parallel and adjacent to a compensation signal line. A compensation signal transmitted on the compensation signal line may be the inverse of a scan signal transmitted on a scan line. Consequently, feed-through voltage may be reduced and... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.
20100013753 - Aligning method of ferroelectric liquid crystal display and ferroelectric liquid crystal display apparatus using the same.: An aligning method of a ferroelectric liquid crystal display includes; disposing a first mask and a second mask, each of which has opening regions and blocking regions arranged in alternating fashion in vertical direction and horizontal direction corresponding to liquid crystal cells of the liquid crystal display; and injecting a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20100013754 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes data lines, pixel units, a first repair line intersecting and disposed on a first side of the data line, a second repair line intersecting and disposed on a second side of the data line, a delay circuit connected between the first repair line... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.
20100013755 - Color sequential liquid crystal display and liquid crystal display panel driving method thereof: A color sequential liquid crystal display (color-sequential-LCD) and an LCD panel driving method thereof are disclosed. By changing the arrangement of the pixel array in the LCD panel and turning on several rows of pixels in the LCD panel at the same time, so that the color sequential LCD of... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100013756 - Electrophoretic display device and packing structure thereof: An electrophoretic display device includes: an electrophoretic display panel; a COF (Chip On Film) attached to at least one side of the display panel and having a driving element mounted thereon; and a support frame installed on a rear surface of the electrophoretic display panel, wherein the COF is attached... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP
20100013758 - Human interface device (hid): A user may wear the radio frequency human interface device on a body portion and move the body portion over any even and un-even surface that is not touch sensitive to provide inputs. The radio frequency human interface device may sense, encode, and provide the radio frequency signals to a... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100013757 - Image processing device and image processing method: The operator of an image processing apparatus can do the operation of searching for the desired image parts from a series of images also the editing operation with ease. The image processing apparatus includes an image generating means for generating display video data of a plurality of images to be... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100013759 - Kvm switch with separate on-screen display and control channels: The present invention relates to a KVM switch with separate on-screen display and control channels, particularly to the KVM switch is connected to a plurality of computers, monitors and operation devices. The KVM switch comprises a switch circuit connected with the computers, a video switch circuit connected with the switch... Agent: June-on Co., Ltd.
20100013761 - Systems and methods for shifting haptic feedback function between passive and active modes: Systems and methods for shifting haptic feedback function between passive and active modes are disclosed. For example, one disclosed method includes receiving a first signal from a sensor, the first signal associated with a mode of interaction with a graphical user interface; receiving a second signal associated with an interaction... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP
20100013760 - Voice input device: Provided is a voice input device in which a content spoken by a user is reflected on a confirmation screen when executing the content, thereby allowing the user to confirm that a command, corresponding to the content which is spoken by the user who intended for the execution, is executed... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100013764 - Devices for controlling computers and devices: One aspect of the invention provides a device for providing input to a computer. In some embodiments, the device includes a body, first and second reflective elements that have at least a first configuration and a second configuration, and a movable member coupled to the body. The movable member may... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100013763 - Method and apparatus for touchless input to an interactive user device: A plurality of light sources is mounted on a housing of an interactive user device. The sources are spaced from each other in a defined spatial relationship, for example in a linear configuration. At least one light sensor is also positioned at the surface of the housing. The light sensor... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP
20100013765 - Methods for controlling computers and devices: One aspect of the invention provides a method for providing input to a computer. In some embodiments, the method includes the steps of emitting light from a registered light source, reflecting a first pattern of reflected light emitted by the registered light source from at least first and second reflective... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100013766 - Methods for controlling computers and devices: One aspect of the invention provides a method for providing input to a computer. In some embodiments, the method includes the steps of emitting light from a registered light source, reflecting a first pattern of light emitted by the registered light source with at least two reflective elements, detecting the... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100013767 - Methods for controlling computers and devices: One aspect of the invention provides a method for providing input to a first computer and a second computer. In some embodiments, the method includes the steps of emitting light from a registered light source, reflecting light emitted by the registered light source with a reflective element, detecting the movement... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100013770 - Computer input device: A computer input device including a top shell and a bottom shell is described. The top shell is manufactured in an integral and inseparable manner. The top shell is formed with an annular trench, so as to form movable members with pressing ends. The pressing ends contact an electronic circuit... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100013769 - Encoding module: An encoding module applied to a computer input device is described, which includes an encoder and a scroll wheel. The encoder is electrically disposed on a circuit board of the computer input device and is protruded with a revolving shaft. The scroll wheel has a wheel axle passing there through... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100013768 - Methods and apparatus for processing combinations of kinematical inputs: Methods and apparatus for processing combinations of force and velocity data generated over a given period of time. In one embodiment, an input device comprising one or more force sensors and one or more motion sensors is manipulated relative to a surface. A receiving system is adapted to receive input... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/apple
20100013772 - Method and apparatus for continuous key operation of mobile terminal: A method for providing a continuous key operation in a mobile terminal that uses an input unit for detecting position movement of an object relative to the input unit depending on a change of an input signal, and a mobile terminal implementing the method, is provided. In the method, whether... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100013771 - Mouse having shake-elimination function when leaving working plane: A mouse having a shake-elimination function when leaving a working plane is provided. A light sensing unit detects a light emitted by a light emitting unit toward a working plane or a column shaped member, and outputs a detection signal. A microprocessor determines whether the mouse is apart from the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100013775 - Electronic device housing with integrated user input capability: An electronic device housing with a seemless user input zone that measures the level of force applied by the user is described. It is particularly advantageous when used with small hand-held consumer electronic devices such as mobile phones, PDAs, game—and media players. A housing for an electronic device includes a... Agent: Boris Leschinsky
20100013773 - Keyboard apparatus integrated with handwriting retrieval function: A keyboard apparatus integrated with a function of retrieving handwriting tracks is disclosed. A handwriting retrieval module is disposed in the keyboard apparatus. The handwriting retrieval module helps users retrieve the data generated by tracing the handwriting in addition to input by keyboard. This keyboard apparatus integrated with the handwriting... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100013774 - Method for controlling application program, electronic device thereof, and storage medium thereof: A method for controlling an application program, an electronic device thereof, and a recording medium thereof are provided. In the present method, when detecting at least one touch area on a touch screen of the electronic device, all touch points contained within each of the touch areas are obtained. Then,... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100013776 - Thin keypad assembly: A thin keypad assembly includes a panel, a lining sheet and a light-guiding layer. The panel has hollowed numerals, letters, various symbols, a navigation-key pattern, a dialing pattern and an ending pattern, and grooves formed between keys. The lining sheet is disposed on the panel and has a navigation-key pattern... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services
20100013785 - Display panel substrate, display panel, display appratus, and method for manufacturing display panel substrate: A display panel substrate according to the present invention includes at least an insulating substrate, first conductive wires formed on the insulating substrate, a piezoelectric material film formed on the first conductive wires, second conductive wires intersecting with the first conductive wires, and a protecting film for protecting the first... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100013780 - Information processing device, information processing method, and information processing program: An information processing device includes: a main unit to be held; a display unit provided on the main unit such that an information display screen is positioned on a front face thereof, to display information on the information display screen; a touch position detection unit to detect a touch position... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100013778 - Portable electronis device and the mode switching method thereof: The present invention relates to a portable electronic device which can be switched between a first mode and a second mode. The portable electronic device comprises a first sensor to detect a touch on the portable electronic device and generate a first signal based on such touch, a second sensor... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100013786 - Protective panel with touch input function for electronic apparatus display window: A protective panel with a touch input function for an electronic apparatus display window is adapted to be fitted into a panel fitting section of a casing having an opening without a gap so as to be held therein such that the outside surface thereof forms the same plane, with... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.
20100013783 - Systems and methods for correction of variations in speed of signal propagation through a touch contact surface: Methods and algorithms for compensating for variances in the uniformity of a touch substrate in a touch sensitive device.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company
20100013779 - Systems for displaying images: A system for displaying images includes a touch sensing circuit. The touch sensing circuit comprises a voltage storage unit for detecting whether a touch event has occurred and generates a corresponding voltage. The voltage storage unit comprises first to third capacitors. The first capacitor has a first terminal coupled to... Agent: Liu & Liu
20100013781 - Touch key module: A touch key module of an electronic device is provided. The touch key module includes a Printed Circuit Board (PCB) on which a capacitive touch sensor chip is located and a conductor, located on a surface of the PCB, for detecting contact of the capacitive touch sensor chip.... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100013787 - Touch panel, and method for manufacturing touch panel: A highly durable touch panel is provided. A touch panel according to the present invention includes a deformable flexible panel, and a transparent electrode film containing In2O3 as a primary component and containing Ti is exposed to a surface of a lower electrode film of a display device. Since such... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP
20100013782 - Touch-sensitive mobile computing device and controlling method applied thereto: A touch-sensitive mobile computing device includes a main body, a display screen and a touch-sensitive interface. The touch-sensitive interface is disposed on the main body and the display screen, and includes a first touch-sensitive zone and a second touch-sensitive zone. The first touch-sensitive zone is disposed on the main body... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100013777 - Tracking input in a screen-reflective interface environment: In an example embodiment, a method is adapted to tracking input with a device. The method includes an act of monitoring and acts of activating and displaying if a touch input is detected. The device has a first side and a second side, with the second side opposite the first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100013784 - Transparent conductive film, transparent conductive laminate, touch panel, and method for producing transparent conductive film: The transparent conductive film of the present invention is a transparent conductive film, comprising a transparent film substrate, and a first transparent dielectric layer, a second transparent dielectric layer and a transparent conductive layer that are formed on one or both sides of the transparent film substrate in this order... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100013791 - Display and method for driving the display: A display comprising: an electro-optical material arranged between first and second planes facing each other; a first substrate arranged on the first plane and including a conductor that affords an electrical signal to the electro-optical material; a first electrically conductive film arranged on the second plane to afford an electrical... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100013790 - Display apparatus: An embodiment of the present invention provides a display apparatus including: a first substrate; an optical layer on the first substrate, the optical layer comprising a plurality of pixels for displaying an image and an array of optical sensors for detecting a contact location on the display apparatus; and a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013792 - Input system including position-detecting device: A position-detecting device detects a position pointed to by a position-pointing instrument and includes an operation panel detecting the position pointed to by the position-pointing instrument; and a manipulation-detecting unit located at at least one of the interior and the exterior of the operation panel, and detecting a manipulation by... Agent: Berenato & White, LLC
20100013794 - Light sensitive display with multiple data set object detection: A display device including a surface for viewing an image comprising a stack of layers configured to display the image and a first and second set of light sensitive elements included in the stack. The first set of light sensitive elements is configured to provide a first data set corresponding... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova
20100013793 - Light sensitive display with pressure sensor: A system comprising a display having a stack of layers configured to display an image, multiple elements included in the stack of layers and a pressure sensor. Each of the multiple elements is configured to sense light. The pressure sensor is distinct from the multiple elements and is configured to... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova
20100013789 - Touch control liquid crystal display array substrate and a liquid crystal display: A touch control liquid crystal display includes an array substrate which comprises scan lines, data lines perpendicular to the scan lines and further defining a pixel area, a pixel electrode formed in the pixel area, a storage capacitor electrode forming a first storage capacitor with the pixel electrode, a first... Agent: Calfee Halter & Griswold, LLP
20100013788 - Touch sensor and liquid crystal display having the same: A touch sensor configured to be disposed in a liquid crystal display panel includes a plurality of x-axis read-out lines crossing and insulated from a plurality of y-axis read-out lines and a plurality of sensor units. Each sensor unit includes a reset unit, a capacitance detector, a first output unit,... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100013795 - Display apparatus, method for controlling display apparatus, and electronic apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display unit including display elements and light detection elements, a light emitting unit including a light emitting element, a first controller for controlling the light emitting element, a second controller for selectively controlling the light detection elements, a signal processing unit for processing a detection... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100013796 - Light sensitive display with object detection calibration: A system comprising a stack of layers configured to display an image and including multiple elements configured to sense light. The system is configured to obtain a first reference image based on output from the multiple elements in a dark lighting condition associated with the system, and calibrate object detection... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova
20100013797 - Touch panel including nanowire: A touch panel may include a plurality of piezoelectric nanowires between a plurality of first transparent electrodes and plurality second transparent electrodes that cross each other; an ultrasonic wave generator configured to generate ultrasonic waves from the piezoelectric nanowires; and at least one ultrasonic wave echo sensor configured to detect... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100013798 - Transparent conductive film and touch panel: The transparent conductive film of the present invention is a transparent conductive film, comprising: a transparent film substrate; a patterned transparent conductive layer formed on one side of the transparent film substrate; and a colored layer provided on at least one of an opposite side of the transparent conductive layer... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100013799 - Touch input detecting display filter and display device having the same: A touch input detecting display filter includes a layered body and a vibration detector. The layered body includes a base substrate disposed in front of a display panel, and an optical filter part having an anti-reflecting film layered on the base substrate. The vibration detector is disposed on the layered... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100013800 - Capacitive sensor coupling correction: Methods and apparatus for normalizing the effects of the changes to the parasitic capacitive coupling that can occur in touch sensor panels so as to reduce or eliminate the appearance of erroneous touch events. In some embodiments, at some time prior to regular device use (e.g. during factory calibration), a... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles
20100013801 - Projector system: In a projector system, a user specifies an arbitrary position on a projector screen (60) using laser light by means of a light pen (30). A PC (10) detects the continued specification of the same position for a prescribed amount of time on the basis of an acquired image of... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.
20100013803 - Display apparatus and driving method: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a display pixel section including a plurality of pixels each including a plurality of subpixels arrayed in a two-dimensional lattice pattern; a plurality of pixel switches for individually driving the plural subpixels; and a plurality of scanning lines to each of which a... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20100013807 - Display device: first and second drive circuits which drive the first and second electrodes respectively; and a drive control circuit which performs drive control for the first and second drive circuits. When refreshing a display image, the first or second drive circuit, while applying a reset pulse to a plurality of adjacent... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100013802 - Driver and method for driving electro-optical device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A driver subfield-drives an electro-optical device that includes a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of data lines and a plurality of pixels, one of the plurality of pixels corresponding intersection point where one of the plurality of scanning lines and one of the plurality of data lines intersect each... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100013804 - Gate line driving circuit of lcd panel: A gate line driving circuit comprises a driving chip comprising first and second output ports, a LCD panel comprising first, second and third gate lines, a first switch and a second switch. Two terminals of the first gate line are respectively connected to the first output port and the control... Agent: Sinorica, LLC
20100013805 - Organic light-emitting display device: An organic light-emitting display device including: a substrate including a pixel region and a non-pixel region; a first electrode formed on the pixel region in a first direction; a first wire coupled to the first electrode and formed in the non-pixel region; a second electrode formed in the pixel region... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20100013806 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel for an organic light emitting diode display is disclosed. The pixel includes a capacitor configured to be charged with a voltage which compensates for the threshold voltage and mobility of the transistor driving the organic light emitting diode of the pixel.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100013808 - Plasma display device and method of driving plasma display panel: When a connection failure occurs in an FFC for electrically interconnecting the ground potentials of the printed boards, the failure is immediately detected. A plasma display device has a scan electrode driving circuit for dividing scan electrodes into a first scan electrode group and a second scan electrode group and... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100013809 - Scan driver and plasma display device using the same: A scan driver includes a scan driving integrated circuit, a first film on a first surface of the scan driving integrated circuit, the first film including at least one first wire adapted to provide reference potential to the scan driving integrated circuit, and a second film on a second surface... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.
20100013813 - Display device: Provided is a display device that has a photodetection element within a pixel and can calibrate automatically a photo sensor signal during an operation of the display device. A sensor row driver (5) has a first operation mode for supplying a sensor drive signal of a first pattern to a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100013810 - Intelligent digital photo frame: A digital photo frame (DPF) includes a power source, a display panel, a light detector, a motion detector, a processing unit, and a power management unit. The light detector is configured to detect the ambient brightness. The motion detection unit is configured to detect whether anyone is around. The processing... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100013811 - Photo sensor and organic light emitting display using the same: A photo sensor capable of reducing the distortion of signals output from the photo sensor to output a correct measured value and an organic light emitting display using the same. The organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit formed on a transparent substrate to display an image in response... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP
20100013812 - Systems for controlling computers and devices: One aspect of the invention provides computer input system including a registered light source that emits light and an interface including first and second reflective elements configured to reflect light emitted by the registered light source, a body, and a movable member coupled to the body. A portion of the... Agent: Shay Glenn LLP
20100013814 - lcd circuit and a method for triggering at least one pixel of a liquid crystal display: The invention relates to an LCD circuit and a method for triggering at least one pixel (3) of a liquid crystal display (LCD) in order to optionally apply a voltage (V) between a first and a second electrode (1, 2), between which a layer (4) of liquid crystals is arranged.... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100013815 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes an array substrate which includes a plurality of signal lines, a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of auxiliary capacitive lines, a plurality of pixels, an auxiliary capacitive line driving circuit, a logic circuit, a first auxiliary capacitive voltage supply line, a second auxiliary capacitive... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100013817 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes a display unit including a plurality of liquid crystal cells at crossing regions of a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines, a source driver for supplying source voltages to the plurality of data lines, and a temperature sensor for sensing... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013816 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel capable of improving response characteristics and displaying an image having a uniform image quality, and an organic light emitting display device using the same. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode coupled between first power and second power; a pixel circuit coupled between the first power and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013818 - Electronic paper display, semiconductor integrated circuit and operating method for semiconductor integrated circuit: The present invention is directed to reduce power consumption in a standby operation period as a period of holding display in a no-power state. An electronic paper display has an electronic paper display panel, a display driver/controller, a battery, and a booster power source circuit. The display panel can display... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.
20100013821 - Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic device: A display device includes: a display unit including first and second lines, light emitting elements and pixel circuits; a first drive unit sequentially applying a selection pulse to the first lines; and a second drive unit applying a signal pulse including first to third voltages to each of the second... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100013822 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device is provided. The LCD device includes a LCD panel, which further includes a plurality of scan lines, a gate driving circuit, a clock circuit. The clock circuit includes a clock generator and an adjusting circuit. The clock generator generates a clock signal having a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100013820 - Method of driving plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus using the method: A method of driving a plasma display device, having a time-divisionally driven gray scale utilizing a reset period in which wall charges of all cells of a plasma display panel (PDP) are initialized, an address period for enabling a sustain discharge by generating a weak discharge in selected cells, and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013819 - Plasma display panel apparatus driving method and plasma display panel apparatus: In a former half (T11) of an all-cell reset period (T1), the potential of a scan electrode (Scn) is raised from 0 [V] to Vp [V] at a timing t0, and thereafter maintained at the positive potential of Vp [V] to Vg [V] until a timing t3 when the former... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)
20100013823 - Display apparatus and method thereof: In the display apparatus, a gate driver receives at least one clock to sequentially provide gate lines in a display panel with a gate signal in a high state corresponding to a high interval of the clock. The gate driver includes a plurality of amorphous silicon transistors and is formed... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100013825 - Display device and method for driving the display device:
20100013824 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display capable of preventing erroneous emission from being generated at the initial stage of driving the organic light emitting display and a method of driving the same. The organic light emitting display includes a display unit including data lines, scan lines, emission control lines, and pixels... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013826 - Display apparatus having precharge capability: A display includes capacitive display elements, output drivers, scan switches, precharge switches, and a precharge stopper. The drivers provide drive currents or voltages corresponding to display data, thereby driving the display elements correspondingly to the data. The precharge stopper determines whether display data corresponds to a specific state and prevents... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC
20100013827 - Hybrid importance maps for content aware digital image resizing: What is disclosed is a novel system and method for content-aware resizing of a digital image. To take advantage of the characteristics of various importance maps generated for the image using different operators such as, for example, gradient, entropy, probabilistic operators, and the like, a method is provided herein for... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.
20100013828 - System and method for enabling multiple-state avatars: A method of rendering an electronic graphical representation of a user of a computerized system includes providing a plurality of states for the electronic graphical representation including first and second differing states, monitoring a measurable quantity to provide a monitored quantity, and changing a state of the graphical representation from... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow Ltd.
20100013829 - Method and system for progressive mesh storage and reconstruction using wavelet-encoded height fields: Systems and methods are provided for progressive mesh storage and reconstruction using wavelet-encoded height fields. A method for progressive mesh storage includes reading raster height field data, and processing the raster height field data with a discrete wavelet transform to generate wavelet-encoded height fields. In another embodiment, a method for... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP
20100013831 - Method for geographically displaying oil and gas related information: A method and system for generating output files which represent computer displayable geographically related data related to the oil and gas industries. The method and system provides an approach for representing vast amounts of data related to oil and gas industry assets geographically so that the data may be displayed... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100013830 - Processing of signals from global navigation satellite systems by a graphics processor: The programmable graphics processor processing a signal from a global navigation satellite system (“GNSS”); has a rasterizer unit, a pixel shader unit and a memory unit. GNSS satellite, received signal converted into a digitized form of the received signal, and transformed by a programmable graphics processor, wherein an array of... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )
20100013832 - Model-based object image processing: Aspects of the present invention include systems and methods for forming generative models, for utilizing those models, or both. In embodiments, an object model fitting system can be developed comprising a 3D active appearance model (AAM) model. The 3D AAM comprises an appearance model comprising a set of subcomponent appearance... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100013833 - System and method for modifying features in a solid model: A system, method, and computer program for modifying a solid model representation that is manipulated in a computer having software instructions for design, comprising: a computer system, wherein the computer system includes a memory, a processor, a user input device, and a display device; a computer generated geometric model stored... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100013834 - Method and device for displaying ordinate-abscissa value pairs on a display device: A method for displaying ordinate-abscissa value pairs on a display device with discrete display points in the abscissa and ordinate direction, of which the abscissa resolution is reduced by comparison with the abscissa resolution of the ordinate-abscissa value pairs, determines the respective maximum and minimum ordinate value of every ordinate-abscissa... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.
20100013835 - Method and system for typesetting with multiple-color characters using layer fonts: One embodiment of a desktop publishing system including a typesetting software application, one or more families of layer fonts, and a layer font manager program. The layer font manager will automate the creation of copies of a text object selected within the typesetting application, and assign to those copies other... Agent: Matthew John Kuhns
20100013836 - Method and apparatus for producing animation: Provided are a method and apparatus for interactively producing an animation. A user-level contents, for producing an animation, may be queried for and received from a user, and a video script representing the animation may be created by using the user-level contents based on regulation information and animation direction knowledge.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100013837 - Method and system for controlling character animation: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for controlling character animation, in which the character animation includes at least two bones and skins corresponding to the bones, the method includes: (a) dividing the character animation into at least two parts, and setting an identification number for each part; (b)... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100013838 - Computer system and motion control method: [MEANS FOR SOLVING PROBLEMS] A computer system includes means for storing node data on a key frame and edge data such as a transition direction between nodes and a frame rate and execution means for shifting to another node by a morphing process determined by the edge data when shifting... Agent: Muramatsu & Associates
20100013840 - Compositing in multiple video processing unit (vpu) systems: Systems and methods are provided for processing data. The systems and methods include multiple processors that each couple to receive commands and data, where the commands and/or data correspond to frames of video that include multiple pixels. Additionally, an interlink module is coupled to receive processed data corresponding to the... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP/ Amd
20100013839 - Integrated gpu, nic and compression hardware for hosted graphics: A computer graphics processing system includes an integrated graphics and network hardware device having a PCI Express interface logic unit, a graphics processor unit, a graphics memory, a compression unit and a network interface unit, all connected together on a PCI Express adapter card using one or more dedicated communication... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Amd
20100013841 - Display device and its control method: When an operation mode of a television receiver is a normal mode, insertion of a memory card having trigger information stored therein into a card insertion portion causes a storefront mode setting screen to be displayed on a video display unit. When the operation mode of the television receiver is... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C
20100013843 - Method for performing undo and redo operations on a graphics processing unit: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for performing undo operations on a graphics processing unit. The graphics processing unit is configured to copy a current buffer prior to performing modifications to the current buffer. The copy of the buffer is subtracted from the modified current buffer... Agent: John C. Carey Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100013842 - Web-based graphics rendering system: Some embodiments of the present invention provide a system that renders graphics in a computing system that includes a plugin associated with a web browser in the computing system and a web application configured to execute in the web browser. During operation, the web application specifies a graphics model and... Agent: Google Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP
20100013844 - Memory and pixel data storing method: A memory includes at least one memory cell. The memory cell includes a first set of bits and a second set of bits for respectively storing first sub-pixel data and second sub-pixel data of pixel data. The first set of bits has a first fail bit. A least significant bit... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100013845 - Image display apparatus and program for controlling image display apparatus: An image display apparatus which includes an image memory for storing a synthetic image obtained by synthesizing a plurality of layer images and which displays the synthetic image stored in the image memory on a display unit.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100013849 - Apparatus and method for controlling brightness of backlight unit: An apparatus and method for controlling brightness of a backlight unit in an electronic apparatus is provided. The apparatus includes a solar light generator and a controller. The solar light generator generates a current in proportion to an amount of light. The controller determines the brightness of the backlight unit... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP
20100013847 - Apparatus and method for controlling luminance of display device: Provided an apparatus and method for controlling luminance of a display device. The apparatus includes an analog digital converter (ADC), a video processor, a control unit, and a display unit. The ADC converts input image data into a digital signal. The video processor converts the digital signal output from the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100013846 - Display apparatus, and image quality converting method and data creating method using the same: Display apparatus, image quality converting method and data creating method using the same are disclosed. The display apparatus includes a storage unit which stores conversion information of parameter values, a measuring unit which measures parameter values, and a control unit which controls an image quality of the received image to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100013850 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device including a display unit and a backlight for illuminating the display unit. An optical sensor outputs a light sensing signal corresponding to brightness of external light, and an infrared cut-off filter is in a path along which the external light is incident to the optical... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013848 - Multi-primary conversion: A method converts an input image signal (IS) into a drive signal (DS) for driving sub-pixels (SP) of a display device (DD) comprising display pixels (DPI) having at least two sub-pixel groups (SG1, SG2) being able to contribute to luminance information displayed. The conversion comprises a multi-primary conversion (MPC) which... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100013851 - Color conversion system using a three dimensional look up table with sub-cube curvature modeling: The present invention relates to a color processing device and method by implementation of a color cube function to perform complex conversion from one color space to another. Color processing in real-time with a finite amount of system resources is achieved by means of a subcube curvature model. A known... Agent: Karen A. Rex
20100013852 - Touch-type mobile computing device and displaying method applied thereto: A touch-sensitive mobile computing device includes a main body, a display screen and a touch-sensitive interface. The display screen is disposed on the main body for showing a virtual keyboard. The touch-sensitive interface is disposed on the display screen. When a touching position of the touch-sensitive interface is touched, a... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100013853 - Non-rectangular pixel array and display device having same: There is provided a display area made up of a pixel array with a non-rectangular shaped outer circumference and the pixel array is made up of a plurality of non-rectangular pixels wherein a first conductor line group including a plurality of first conductor lines and a second conductor line group... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100013854 - Gpu bezier path rasterization: Hybrid architecture of supersampling and computing distance from a feature edge or Bezier evaluation to address thin feature support in graphics systems. To avoid missing some features the technique creates a supersampling of a small number of supersamples to pick up the thin features. By supersampling, samples can be produced... Agent: Microsoft Corporation
20100013855 - Automatically calibrating picture settings on a display in accordance with media stream specific characteristics: A solution for optimizing settings of a media display device is disclosed. In the solution, a media stream can be identified. At least one stream characteristic specific to the media stream can be determined. This characteristic can be embedded in the stream itself or can be determined by analyzing the... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A. Ibm-rsw
20100013856 - Image processing device and image processing circuit: Image data of first and second planes are created based on display image data containing first and second image data. At least a portion of the first plane corresponding to a display region of the second image data is set to have a color other than black. When the second... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP
20100013857 - Scene independent method for image formation in lenslet array imagers: A method and system is provided for performing high-resolution image assembly regardless of observed scene content. An imaging system, including a focal plane array and lenslet array can be calibrated to account for subimage shifts. A calibration module can determine the subimage shifts by calculating an average point source position... Agent: Naval Research Laboratory Associate Counsel (patents)
20100013858 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: Upon applying a demosaicing process to a photographic image, a display image is generated from the photographic image to which the demosaicing process is applied, and an instruction indicating a reference region on the display image, and an adjustment instruction of parameters for a development process are input. Then, an... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100013859 - Enhanced human readability of text presented on displays: Disclosed is the presentation of text data on a high-resolution display screen using an image, which includes nonlinear (3D) surface undulation and viewing perspective. This presentation results in variations of character size, rotation, and aspect across the screen. Additionally, positional cues, and coloration gradations may be added. As will be... Agent: Mueller And Smith, Lpa Mueller-smith Building
20100013860 - Computer interface employing a manipulated object with absolute pose detection component and a display: A system that has a remote control, e.g., a wand, equipped with a relative motion sensor that outputs data indicative of a change in position of the wand. The system also has one or more light sources and a photodetector that detects their light and outputs data indicative of the... Agent: Electronic Scripting Products, Inc.
20100013861 - Optimal viewing of digital images and voice annotation transitions in slideshows: A system and a method are disclosed for optimally viewing a non-square aspect ratio photo or video within a non-square aspect ratio display area of a screen. In addition, a system and a method are disclosed for positioning and storing a reference point (e.g., a relative center point) of an... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP
20100013862 - Method and apparatus for shaping a linear segment: A method and apparatus for shaping a linear segment is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of selecting a dynamic bend point, determining a primary snap point based on the location of the dynamic bend point in one of four predetermined regions and snapping the dynamic bend point to the... Agent: Vladimir Khiterer Khiterer Law Office
20100013863 - Method and apparatus for facilitating movement within a three dimensional graphical user interface: An apparatus including: an integral display for displaying a graphical user interface having three orthogonal dimensions; an integral first user input device, operable by a user to move within the graphical user interface in a first dimension and a second dimension, orthogonal to the first dimension, when the first user... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC
20100013864 - Apparatus and method for color shift compensation in displays: Active matrix display module (10) comprising a driving circuit with a source driver (20) and a gate driver (12). Furthermore, a display panel (11) with pixels consisting of three sub-pixels is provided. The sub-pixels are arranged in rows and columns and each sub-pixel comprises a sub-pixel selection transistor arranged at... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing
20100013869 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, a printed circuit board connected to the display panel, and a first drive circuit and a second drive circuit mounted on the display panel or the printed circuit board, in which each of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100013870 - Image display apparatus and correction method of image signal: An image display apparatus including a plurality of pixels, a drive circuit for outputting drive signals for driving the pixels, and a correction circuit for correcting an input signal corresponding to a predetermined pixel with a correction value to output a corrected input signal to a side of the drive... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100013866 - Light source device and liquid crystal display unit: A light source device capable of adjusting luminance distribution of a display picture in consideration of lightness of surrounding environment (environment light) not depending on a content of the display picture is provided. An outside light sensor 16 receives outside light (environment light Ls) around the device. According to a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik
20100013865 - Method of driving a matrix display device having an electron source with reduced capacitive consumption: A method to drive a display device with electron sources displaying grey scales divided into two families. The display device includes one or more rows and one or more columns. An intermediate potential lies between a first potential and a second potential. To display a grey level of the first... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100013867 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device and a method of driving the same. The organic light emitting display device includes a scan driver, a data driver for supplying data signals, and pixels. Each of the pixels is configured to control whether or not a current flows from a first power... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013868 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device and a method of driving the same. In a method of driving an organic light emitting display device including a second capacitor having a first terminal coupled to a gate electrode of a driving transistor and a first capacitor coupled between the gate electrode... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100013871 - Backlight controller, display device using the same and method for controlling backlight module: A backlight controller, a display device using the same and a method for controlling a backlight module are provided. The backlight controller includes a temporal weighting module and a dimming controlling module. The temporal weighting module calculates a weight sum of a first backlight luminance provided in a current frame... Agent: J C Patents
20100013874 - Controlled gap states for liquid crystal displays: The present invention relates to a bistable matrix-addressable display element comprising a substrate, a bistable electrically modulated imaging layer having a reflection maximum, at least one conductor, and at least one field-spreading layer between said bistable electrically modulated imaging layer and said at least one conductor, wherein said field-spreading layer... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20100013873 - Image processing device, image processing method, and program: The present invention relates to an image processing device that can reproduce a state in which, using a first display device, an image is displayed on a second display device having a characteristic different from that of the first display device, an image processing method, and a program. A motion... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100013872 - Liquid crystal display device: One embodiment of the present invention discloses a liquid crystal display device, and more particularly a transmissive-type liquid crystal display device including a backlight on a back of a panel. The liquid crystal display device includes a gray scale signal generating portion including an input image luminance level analyzing circuit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C01/14/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100007576 - Handheld electronic devices with moveable displays and dynamic display control: A handheld electronic device, such as a mobile terminal, PDA, media player or the like, includes a plurality of displays including at least one display moveable to variably overlap at least one other of the plurality of displays. A position sensor circuit is operatively associated with the at least one... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20100007577 - N-modulation displays and related methods: A display has a light source, a spatial light modulator and an intermediate spatial light modulator. The display may be a front projection display or a rear-projection display. The spatial light modulator is illuminated with light from a light source. The intermediate spatial light modulator is located in a light... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation
20100007578 - Image display system, image supply device, image display device, control method, and control program product: In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, an image display system includes an image supply device and one or more image display devices. Each of the image display devices includes a display section configured to display a first identification image to identify each of the image display devices. The... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC
20100007579 - Electronic pop apparatus, method of controlling electronic pop apparatus and program: Provided herein is an electronic POP apparatus having: a price tag apparatus mounting unit on which an electronic price tag apparatus is detachably mounted, the electronic price tag apparatus receiving display control data that controls to display a retail price of an item and an additional information to be added... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP
20100007580 - Computer control with heads-up display: A method, computer-readable medium and apparatus are described for providing a user interface control for use with a manipulable object, such as a weapon. As the object is moved, images from a video camera are projected into a heads-up display. A user of the object may activate a user interface... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.
20100007582 - Display viewing system and methods for optimizing display view based on active tracking: An apparatus for interfacing with a display screen is provided. The apparatus includes a frame. The frame includes (a) a pair of shutter lenses, (b) a light coupled to the frame; and (b) a circuit integrated with the frame to control the pair of shutter lenses and control the light... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella,llp
20100007581 - Head mount display device: Provided is a technology for improving the wear comfort of a head-mounted display device. Cushions mounted on a head mounting band have surfaces that make contact with the user's head. The area of the contact surface of the cushion on the side whereupon a display unit is mounted is formed... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007584 - Electron source and image display apparatus: An electron source has a plurality of electron-emitting devices, a plurality of scanning wirings and a plurality of modulation wirings which connect the plurality of electron-emitting devices into a matrix pattern, a scanning wiring connecting electrode which connects the electron-emitting device and the scanning wiring, a modulation wiring connecting electrode... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100007583 - Image display device: Disclosed herein is an image display device including a display section formed by arranging pixel circuits in a matrix form. Each pixel circuit includes at least a light emitting element, a drive transistor, a holding capacitor, and a write transistor. A light emission and non-light emission periods are alternately repeated.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007585 - Plasma display panel: The plasma display panel of the present invention is a PDP in consideration of environmental problem, capable of achieving a high reliability in high definition display, and further advanced in yield and productivity. The plasma display panel of the present invention is a plasma display panel manufactured by disposing a... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100007586 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel (PDP) is disclosed. In one embodiment, the PDP includes: i) first and second substrates facing each other, ii) a plurality of first barrier ribs formed between the first and second substrates and configured to define a plurality of discharge cells and iii) a plurality of second... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP
20100007587 - Method for improving display lifetime: A method for adjusting the intensity values of colored pixels wherein each pixel has a first subpixel, a second subpixel, and a third subpixel, wherein each of the subpixels emits light of a different color and the lifetime of the first subpixel is lower than the lifetimes of the other... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff
20100007589 - Method of dimming light sources, light source apparatus for performing the method, and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A light source panel according to an embodiment includes a plurality of light-emitting parts having a plurality of light-emitting substances to be divided into a predetermined number of partial areas. A light source driving part provides each of the light-emitting substances with a current. An adaptive dimming control part receives... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100007588 - System and method for led degradation and temperature compensation: A display for generating changing or still images is shown and described. The display includes a plurality of display light emitting diodes (LEDs), each display LED generating light at an intensity related to current applied thereto. The display further includes a circuit which controls the current applied to each display... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP
20100007590 - Method for arranging light emitting diode module, data converting method for displaying moving picture by using light emitting diode module and data converting apparatus therefor: Disclosed is a method for arranging light emitting diode (LED) modules, a data converting method for displaying a moving picture by using the LED modules and a data converting apparatus therefor. The apparatus includes: a data storage module for storing the moving picture and the image data; and a data... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100007592 - Controlling the brightness control signal for a pixel of a liquid crystal display: The invention relates to controlling the brightness control signal for a pixel of a liquid crystal display. According to the invention, a method of controlling the brightness control signal for a first pixel of a liquid crystal display for displaying a predetermined image is provided, comprising the following steps: determining... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100007591 - Pixel unit for a display device and driving method thereof: A pixel unit and driving method thereof are disclosed. The pixel unit includes a switch, a storage element and a first multiplexer. The switch develops a charge transfer path according to a scan signal associated with a scan line. The storage element has a first electrode coupled to the switch... Agent: J C Patents
20100007593 - Liquid crystal display unit driven in a longitudinal-electric-field mode: A LCD unit includes a drive unit that drives a LC layer in at least a part of a unit pixel by applying thereto a longitudinal electric field. The drive unit drives the at least a part of the unit pixel in an image period by applying thereto an image... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007596 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel that displays an image in response to a data voltage, a data driving unit that outputs the data voltage in response to a driving signal, and a printed circuit board that outputs the driving signal and that has a static electricity discharge circuit.... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100007595 - Driving method for liquid crystal panel and lcd: In a driving method for a liquid crystal panel, overdriving pixel data is obtained either independently of the FRC pixel data or depending on a difference between the FRC pixel data and previous FRC pixel data.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP
20100007594 - Multi-domain vertical alignment liquid crystal display: In a multi-domain vertical alignment liquid crystal display wherein a pixel that has two sub-pixels, an additional switching element is used to achieve a voltage differential between the electrode voltage potential in one sub-pixel and the other during and after the charge-sharing period. The electrodes in the sub-pixels are connected... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP
20100007597 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (“LCD”) includes: a liquid crystal panel, a timing controller which receives previous image data and current image data, corrects or does not correct the current image data according to a reference bit of conversion image data generated using the previous image data, and outputs a display... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100007598 - Shift register: A shift register includes multiple stages each generating a scan signal at an output terminal and including a level pull-up circuit, a level pull-down circuit, a driving circuit and a level controlling circuit. The level pull-up circuit makes the scan signal equal a first clock signal in response to an... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100007600 - Method for light emitting diode control and corresponding light sensor array, backlight and liquid crystal display: It is presented a method for controlling a light level of light emitting diodes, LEDs, comprised in a light sensor segment comprising a light sensor and a plurality of LEDs, the method comprising the steps of: turning on all LEDs in an LED segment, comprising at least one of the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100007599 - Methods and systems for color preservation with a color-modulated backlight: Elements of the present invention relate to systems and methods for compensating an image for backlight color variation. Some embodiments comprise compensation for color variation in RGB backlights when backlight color channels use differing gain functions.... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.
20100007601 - Gaze interaction for information display of gazed items: An interactive method and system include at least one detector (210) configured to detect glazes of at least one viewer (250) looking at items (230, 232, 234). A processor (130) is configured to calculate gaze durations, such as cumulative gaze durations per item of the items, identify the most looked... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property And Standards
20100007602 - Image display device: An image display device easily displays a stereoscopically two-dimensional image, improving its direction effect and interactivity. A first display displays a first image on a first screen. An image transmission element in a light path for a display light component of the first image transmits the display light component of... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100007603 - Method and apparatus for controlling display orientation: An approach provides controlling of display orientation in a mobile device. Motion of a mobile device having a plurality of displays is detected, wherein each of the displays is configured to present an image. Orientation of one or more of the images is changed on the displays in response to... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP
20100007604 - Touch-sensitive control systems and methods: Touch-sensitive control systems and methods are provided. The touch-sensitive control system includes a touch interface and a sensor. The touch interface includes a first zone and a second zone having an icon corresponding to a function. The sensor is disposed under the touch interface for detecting contacts on the physical... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100007605 - Pointing device: A pointing device includes an operation body that operates a cursor moving on a display screen, a detection unit that detects an operating force applied to the operation body, a cursor control unit that generates cursor movement data according to the operating force, a communication control unit that outputs the... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department
20100007606 - Handheld electronic apparatus with multiple input devices: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture are provided to support communication from two or more input devices to an image on a visual display of a handheld computing apparatus. At least two input devices are provided, together with a mapping of positions of the input devices. Each mapping of... Agent: Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC
20100007607 - Telescopic sliding mouse: A telescopic sliding mouse, specifically, designed keeping in mind the users' hand size and regular using habits with adjustable length through a simple push-pull function in line with ergonomic principles. And the mouse has automatic space limit function when it adjusts to a suitable length. The telescopic sliding mouse includes... Agent: David And Raymond Patent Firm
20100007609 - Keyboard, electronic device, and keyboard manufacturing method: A keyboard includes a keyboard unit, a frame, and an exterior panel. The keyboard unit includes a surface made of metal, and a plurality of keys disposed on the surface. The frame made of resin is joined to the surface, the frame including a plurality of first openings into which... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100007608 - Output device: A cross key is mounted on a headphone. When a support arm and a connection section are pivoted 180 degrees from the (a)-state to change the position of wearing the headphone between left and right, a head-mounted display is set for use by the right eye, and this turns the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007610 - Ultrasound system having virtual keyboard and method of displaying the same: The present invention relates to an ultrasound system capable of displaying a virtual keyboard image on the touch screen and a method of displaying the virtual keyboard image on a part of a display screen of the display unit. The ultrasound system comprises: a control panel configured to receive user... Agent: Jones Day
20100007611 - Actuated multi-faced keys: An assembly may include information that includes a first plurality of stripes making up a first icon and a second plurality of stripes making up a second icon. The assembly may include an actuator configured to displace the information to a first position in response to a change in length... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP
20100007612 - Apparatus, system, and method for automated touchpad adjustments: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for automated touchpad adjustments. A Touchpad Corrective Action (TCA) detection module detects a TCA within a specified input limit after a touchpad input. An adjustment module decreases a touchpad sensitivity in response to detecting the TCA.... Agent: Kunzler & Mckenzie
20100007620 - Electronic device equipped with touch screen display and control method thereof: An electronic device equipped with touch screen display and control method thereof is provided. The electronic device includes a memory configured for storing menu information defining one or more menus, and a predetermined time duration, a touch screen display configured for detecting a touch of a user, a timer configured... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100007623 - Information processing apparatus and method: In instances where a plurality of objects is aligned by an operation using a pointing device having only a single point for pointing, the procedure is a troublesome one. To solve this problem, an information processing apparatus according to the invention includes a display unit configured to display objects; a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100007617 - Input method using a touchscreen of an electronic device: An input method using a touchscreen of an electronic device includes enabling the touchscreen to display thereon a writing track and to open a window that also shows the writing track when the touchscreen detects the writing track thereon, and enabling the touchscreen to close the window when the touchscreen... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP
20100007624 - Liquid crystal display screen: A liquid crystal display screen includes an upper board, a lower board opposite to the upper board, and a liquid crystal layer located between the upper board and the lower board. The upper board includes a touch panel. The touch panel includes a plurality of transparent electrodes. At least one... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100007618 - Method and apparatus to use a user interface: A method to use a user interface includes when the user grips the apparatus in a standard shape, the controller identifies the griping fingers, perceives a commanded function based on the operations of the identified fingers, and executes the perceived function. Thus, a desired application or application function can be... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP
20100007622 - Optical touch panel: An optical touch panel 10 has means 20 for generating a signal to provide an operator with input operational feeling. The center of a light-emitting sided-core 17 is positioned lower than the center of a light-emitting sided-optical waveguide 14 and the center of a light-receiving sided-core 19 is positioned lower... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100007616 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device having an electrostatic capacitive type touch panel function. In one embodiment, the organic light emitting display device includes a substrate, a display unit on the substrate, an encapsulation substrate having a side facing the substrate, a touch unit facing the display unit and including... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100007615 - Repairable touch control device and method of repairing touch control panel: A repairable touch control device includes a substrate, a sensor circuit, and at least a repairing wiring. The substrate includes a sensor region, and a peripheral region. The sensor circuit, which includes sensor wirings, is disposed in the sensor region. The repairing wiring is disposed in the peripheral region for... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100007619 - Touch panel, liquid crystal display screen using the same, and methods for making the touch panel and the liquid crystal display screen: A liquid crystal display screen includes an upper board, a lower board opposite to the upper board, and a liquid crystal layer located between the upper board and the lower board. The upper board includes a touch panel. The touch panel includes an amount of transparent electrodes. At least one... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100007625 - Touch panel, liquid crystal display screen using the same, and methods for making the touch panel and the liquid crystal display screen: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate spaced from the first electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate, a plurality of first transparent electrodes, and a plurality of first signal wires. The second electrode plate includes a second substrate, a plurality... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100007614 - Touch screen display device and application thereof: A touch screen display device is provided. The touch screen display device includes a touch screen, a sensor, a control element and a sensitivity-setting element. The sensor is configured to detect if the touch screen display device is being inserted in a connection chamber. The control element is electrically connected... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC
20100007621 - Touch screen panel and method of fabricating the same: A touch screen panel having an improved reflectance difference between sensing patterns. The touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate; a plurality of first sensing patterns on the transparent substrate and connected along a first direction; a first insulating layer on the first sensing patterns; and a plurality of second... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100007613 - Transitioning between modes of input: Transitioning between a high-resolution input mode, such as a mouse-based interface, and a low-resolution input mode, such as a touch-based interface, is described. A change of orientation of a touch screen between a first orientation and a second orientation is detected. Transitioning between the two input modes and corresponding user... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles
20100007629 - Method and device for capacitive sensing: This invention discloses a capacitive sensing device. The device includes a plurality of first conductive lines electrically isolated from each other; a plurality of second conductive lines electrically isolated from each other and electrically isolated from and stacked with the first conductive lines to form a plurality of intersecting points;... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100007630 - Method and device for capacitive sensing: This invention discloses a capacitive sensing device. The device includes a plurality of first conductive lines electrically isolated from each other; a plurality of second conductive lines electrically isolated from each other and electrically isolated from and stacked with the first conductive lines to form a plurality of intersecting points;... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100007628 - Screen input-type image display system: A touch sensor (3) comprises a plurality of X-coordinate electrodes, a plurality of Y-coordinate electrodes placed crossing the X-coordinate electrodes with an insulating layer therebetween, a plurality of X-coordinate auxiliary electrodes which are extended from X-coordinate electrodes, and a plurality of Y-coordinate auxiliary electrodes which are extended from Y-coordinate electrodes,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100007631 - Touch method and device for distinguishing true touch: This invention discloses a touch device for distinguishing true touch. The touch device includes a touch screen, a driving unit, and a sensing unit. The touch screen has a plurality of first conductive lines and second conductive lines where the first and second conductive lines are electrically isolated from each... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100007627 - Touch signal transmission circuit and liquid crystal display using the same: A touch signal transmission circuit and an LCD using the same include an upper substrate and a plurality of first and second electrodes mounted at an inner side of the upper substrate. The first and second electrodes are arranged along a first direction and a second direction respectively, being electrically... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100007626 - Touch signal transmission circuit for touch lcd: A touch signal transmission circuit for a touch control LCD is mounted to an inner side of an upper substrate of the LCD, having a first patterned electrode layer and a second patterned electrode layer, which are electrically insulated from each other and partially overlap each other in intervals to... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100007633 - Optical waveguide for touch panel and touch panel using the same: An optical waveguide for a touch panel which eliminates the need for alignment between the optical waveguide and a lens device, and a touch panel using the same. An end portion of a light-emitting core for emitting light beams and an end portion of a light-receiving core for receiving emitted... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100007632 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device is provided, which includes a display portion and a driver circuit portion configured to drive the display portion. The display portion includes a first pixel electrode, a second pixel electrode, a plurality of photo sensors between the first pixel electrode and the second pixel electrode, and a... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP
20100007634 - Display data channel interface circuit: A DDC interface circuit includes a first NMOS transistor and a second NMOS transistor. The gates of the first and the second NMOS transistors are all connected to a 3.3V system power via a first resistor. The source of the first NMOS transistor is connected to a DDC_CLK pin of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100007635 - Gate driver and display apparatus having the same: A gate driver includes; a plurality of driving stages including; an input terminal which receives a previous carry signal from a previous driving stage, a control terminal which receives a next gate signal from a subsequent stage, an output terminal which outputs a gate signal and is connected to the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100007636 - Image display device: An image display device displays a stereoscopically two-dimensional image, improving its direction effect. A first display displays a first image on a first screen, an image transmission element is in a light path for a display light component of the first image and transmits the display light component of the... Agent: Young & Thompson
20100007637 - Liquid crystal display device, and method and circuit for driving for liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a display section, an image signal drive circuit, a scan signal drive circuit, a common electrode potential control circuit, and a synchronous circuit. The display section has scan electrodes, image signal electrodes, a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in a matrix, a plurality of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007638 - Mobile electronic device having a geographical position dependent light and method of and system for achieving the same: The present invention provides a method and system for controlling an illuminating device on a mobile electronic device comprising determining in a global position of the device in real-time, determining a state of at least one light condition currently affecting ambient light at the global position and adjusting the intensity... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP
20100007640 - Liquid crystal display device: A scanning electrode driving circuit (32) and a signal electrode driving circuit (31) of a driving circuit (30) applies, to scanning electrodes of a liquid crystal panel with a memory effect (40), a scanning voltage (TPV) in a voltage waveform composed of 0V and three values which are positive or... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100007639 - Method of driving a display panel and display apparatus for performing the method: In a method of driving a display panel and a display apparatus for performing the method, a first pixel equipped in the display panel is driven with a first data voltage to which a first gamma curve is applied and a second pixel adjacent to the first pixel is driven... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100007644 - Backlight assembly, display comprising the same and control method thereof: A backlight assembly, a display device including the backlight assembly and a control method thereof are provided. The backlight assembly includes: a DC converter which converts input alternating current (AC) power into direct current (DC) power at various levels; a light source unit which has at least one point light... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007642 - Display device and related computer device: A display device includes an image processing unit, a display unit, a power converter, and a transmission unit. The image processing unit is utilized for performing an image process on an image data generated by an electronic device. The display unit is coupled to the image processing unit for displaying... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100007643 - Driving circuit: The present invention provides a driving circuit. The driving circuit includes: an amount Z of first level shifting units, an amount B of second level shifting units, a first matrix decoding unit, an amount C of third level shifting units, an amount D of fourth level shifting units, a second... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100007645 - Image display device: An image display device having a plurality of pixel circuits arranged in matrix, each comprising current-driven type light-emitting element, driver transistor for supplying a current to current-driven type light-emitting element, holding capacitor for holding a voltage that determines an amount of the current supplied from driver transistor, and writing switch... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100007641 - Voltage-mode line driving circuit having adaptive impedance matching: A voltage-mode line driving circuit is provided. The voltage-mode line driving circuit includes a driving circuit, the driving circuit receiving, as an input signal, a feedback signal, and outputting an output signal. The voltage-mode line driving signal also includes an adaptive tuning circuit coupled to the driving circuit, the adaptive... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP
20100007647 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes a plurality of pixel circuits, each of which is disposed at a position corresponding to each intersection position between a plurality of scanning lines and signal lines; a power feeding line which supplies a predetermined potential to the plurality of pixel circuits; and an initialization line... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007646 - Systems, methods and media for disabling graphic processing units: An information handling system (IHS) provides a method for managing power consumption. The method includes detecting a power-on in the IHS, wherein the IHS comprises a first graphics processing unit (GPU) and at least one additional GPU. The method also includes determining if a normal boot is implemented in the... Agent: Andrea E. Tran Pramudji Wendt & Tran, LLP
20100007650 - Display device: A display device includes an image signal processing unit to output a high-speed image signal with the aid of an image interpolation unit outputting a low-speed image signal. The display device includes an image signal processing unit to receive a primitive image signal having a first frequency and to output... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100007648 - Driving apparatus and display device including the same: The present invention relates to a driving device for a liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof. A signal controller of the driving device generates a data signal according to an input image signal input to the display device, generates a clock signal according to the input control signal,... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100007652 - Liquid crystal display device with improved switching means: The invention relates to a method for controlling a liquid crystal display, comprising a matrix of pixels arranged in crossed lines and columns and in which a switch in the state of the liquid crystal molecules, controlled by application of an electric control signal between two electrodes (50, 52) enclosing... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP
20100007651 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel circuit coupled to a data line, a scan line, an emission control line, a power supply, a reference power source, and a light emitting element, includes: a data switch coupled between the data line and a first node, and having a control electrode coupled to the scan line;... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100007649 - Scan driving circuit and display device including the same: A scan driving circuit includes a shift register unit and a logic circuit unit. The start of a start pulse of an output signal STp+1 of a p+1'th shift register is situated between the start and end of a start pulse of the output signal STp of a p'th shift... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007656 - Display apparatus and driving method thereof: Display image quality degradation caused by a burn-in phenomenon is prevented in a self-emission type display apparatus. A degradation characteristic acquisition circuit acquires degradation characteristics of a pixel region, and a boundary portion detection circuit detects a boundary of the degradation characteristics. A correction amount operation circuit arithmetically operates a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100007654 - Display device: A display device including a signal processing module which can contribute to the reduction of power consumption and a calorific value is provided. The display device includes a signal processing module and a display panel. The signal processing module includes a memory that is divided into two or more sub-memories... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100007655 - Energy usage display device: A home energy display that receives energy consumption data from a sensor or other source mounted to a home's electric meter. The display can accommodate various pricing structures including tiered rates and time-of use rates and shows various energy consumption information, including real time energy consumption and its associated cost.... Agent: The Black & Decker Corporation
20100007653 - Gate driver and display apparatus having the same: A gate driver that comprises n shift registers, wherein n is an integer equal to or larger than 1, each of the n shift registers includes; a start stage which outputs a gate signal and starts its operation in response to a start signal, and a plurality of subsequent stages... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100007659 - Method and device for producing a tomosynthetic 3d x-ray image: In a method and device for generating a tomosynthetic 3D x-ray image, a number of digital x-ray images of an examination subject are acquired at respectively different projection angles, within a limited angle range, using an x-ray source and a digital x-ray detector. At an initial position for a selected... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department
20100007657 - Method and system for visualization of virtual three-dimensional objects: The method of visualization of three-dimensional object of the virtual space, comprising the following operations of: establishing the base coordinate system for the preset area of the real space by stationing, within this space, the base group of receiving/transmitting devices, which group sets the position of axes of the base... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007661 - Method for displaying a three-dimensional image and three-dimensional image display device for performing the method: A three-dimensional image display device includes a three-dimensional image generator and a display panel. The three-dimensional image generator includes a memory part, a control part, and an output buffer part. The memory part has a lookup table storing pixel-shift data corresponding to a plurality of viewpoints and depths. The control... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100007660 - Pattern inversion for improved resolution in 3d imaging: A system and method for improving resolution of a 3-D image by pattern inversion is disclosed. An image of a marker pattern transmitted from the surface of a 3-D object is captured with a sensor and analyzed using a 3-D image analysis method. The respective light and dark areas in... Agent: Tope-mckay & Associates Cary Tope-mckay
20100007658 - Volumetric image motion-based visualization: Systems, apparatus, and methods for displaying volumetric data using motion-based visualization techniques are provided. An apparatus storing computer executable instructions to be executed by a processor, causing the processor to carryout out a method for displaying data with multiple graphical features visually representing portions of the data and to impart... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP
20100007662 - Graphics processing systems: The primitives are then subjected to a second, normal rendering, processing pass, but the filled Z-buffer 16 and Z-pyramid 8 from the first processing pass are used together with the Z-tests 7, 10 performed in the second processing pass to determine which primitive should be processed for each sampling point... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC
20100007663 - Medical image display control device and method for operating medical image display control device: A medical image display control device visualizing a tubular tissue in volume data to perform operations comprising: path acquisition means for acquiring a path along the tissue; first range specifying means for accepting user specification of a specified range of the path; first display control means for visualizing the tissue,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007664 - Line stroking method and system: A method for generating an outline for a stroked line of specified width from an input line (601) defined by a vector having two input points (P0, P1) is disclosed. The method comprises the steps of: determining an offset vector based on the vector, the offset vector having components [Xoff,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100007665 - Do-it-yourself photo realistic talking head creation system and method: A do-it-yourself photo realistic talking head creation system comprising: a template; handheld device comprising display and video camera having an image output signal of a subject; a computer having a mixer program for mixing the template and image output signal of the subject into a composite image, and an output... Agent: Harvey Lunenfeld
20100007666 - Method and device for displaying information code: An object is to provide a display method and device for displaying an information code, in which an information code can be displayed on a display without affecting the image being displayed. A one subfield among N subfields is used as a subfield for displaying an information code as a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100007667 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a first graphics chip, a second graphics chip, a detection unit, and a display unit. The first graphics chip has a first drawing processing capacity. The second graphics chip has a second drawing processing capacity different from the first drawing processing capacity. The detection unit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100007668 - Systems and methods for providing scalable parallel graphics rendering capability for information handling systems: Systems and methods for providing scalability of multiple graphic processor units (GPU) that work together in a multi-coprocessor fashion to provide parallel graphics rendering methodology for an information handling system. The total number of active GPUs working together to provide parallel graphics rendering methodology for a given information handling system... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP
20100007669 - System and method for processing map data: A system and method is provided for assembling graphics information as a graphics display for presentation on a visual interface, the graphics information including a plurality of image tiles stored in a data store. The system and method comprise a management module for receiving a graphics request message and for... Agent: Gowling Lafleur Henderson LLP
20100007670 - Method of driving light sources, light source driving device for performing the method and display apparatus having the circuit: A light source driving device includes a resolution analyzing part, a dimming block adjusting part, a local dimming part and a light source unit. The resolution analyzing part obtains an image resolution. The dimming block adjusting part adjusts the size or the number of dimming blocks generating light in a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100007671 - Display system and a display method: A displaying system and a displaying method are used for displaying surrounding image of the displaying system when the displaying system arrives at a place. There are first image file and first coordinates data correspondingly stored in a storage device in advance. A GPS device in the displaying system is... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100007672 - Raster and rasterisation method in graphic processing: The present invention provides a raster module. The rater module comprises a coarse raster for rasterizing input data; and a fine raster receiving data from the coarse raster, wherein the fine raster comprises a buffer for buffering data from the coarse raster. The present invention provides a small raster unit... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100007673 - Double-buffering of video data: Data is written to one of two frame buffers in write access cycles having write and non-write sub-periods. Data is read out to a display device from the other of the two frame buffers in read access cycles having read and non-read sub-periods. The writing of data and the reading... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept
20100007674 - Organic light emitting display and method for driving the same: In an organic light emitting display, a gamma can be applied according to color regardless of the sequence of data output from a data driver, even if a separate gamma by color is used. A method for driving the organic light emitting display is also provided.... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100007675 - Method and apparatus for editing image using touch interface for mobile device: A mobile device and method of editing an image in the mobile device are disclosed. The method of editing an image includes dividing the image into an uncertain region, an object region, and a background region along the boundary line which is input through a touch interface and displayed on... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC
20100007676 - System and method for component scattering: A system, method, and computer program for component scattering, comprising calculating a bounding box for each of a plurality of parts; calculating a centroid corresponding to each of said bounding boxes; placing a first part having a bounding box and a centroid at said start position, and; placing said plurality... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department
20100007678 - Handheld electrical communication device and image processing method thereof: A handheld electrical communication device includes an image sensing unit, an image signal processing unit, a storage unit, a display unit and a baseband processing unit. The image sensing unit generates an original image frame. The image signal processing unit adjusts the original image frame to be an adjusted image... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC
20100007677 - Image processing apparatus and method: To eliminate a signal deviation that occurs when scaling processing is performed on image data including multiple signals having different data rates, there is provided an image processing apparatus which performs scaling processing on image data including multiple signals having different data rates and includes a first scaling processing unit... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100007679 - Display apparatus, method of driving display apparatus, drive-use integrated circuit, driving method employed by drive-use integrated circuit, and signal processing method: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a display pixel section including pixels each composed of an arrangement of red, green, and blue subpixels and an additional subpixel of a specified color; and a signal processing section configured to extend signal levels of an input image signal, extract a signal... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC
20100007681 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes: a plurality of pixel circuits, each of which is disposed at a position corresponding to each intersection position between a plurality of scanning lines and signal lines; and an initialization line which supplies an initialization potential to the plurality of pixel circuits, wherein each of the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC
20100007680 - Gamma reference voltage generation circuit and flat panel display using the same: A gamma reference voltage generation circuit and a flat panel display using the same are provided. The gamma reference voltage generation circuit includes R, G and B gamma reference voltage generators each having a plurality of digital-to-analog converters (DACs) that generate a plurality of R, G and B gamma reference... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100007682 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (“LCD”) includes; a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of display blocks, a light-emitting unit which provides light to the liquid crystal panel and includes a plurality of light-emitting blocks corresponding to the display blocks, respectively; and a timing controller which provides an optical data signal... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP01/07/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories.
20100001923 - Communication blocks having multiple-planes of detection components and associated method of conveying information based on their arrangement: An apparatus is provided that includes a housing, a display, a communication interface, a processor, and a plurality of detection components each of which is located proximate a respective face of the housing. At least two of the faces of the housing proximate to which two of the respective detection... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP
20100001924 - Electronic shelf label and electronic shelf label system: It is an object of the present invention to provide techniques which allow for suppressing unnecessary switching of display screens of electronic shelf labels. In order to attain the object, an electronic shelf label 5 is located to correspond to a product, and displays product data of its corresponding product.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100001925 - Multi display system and multi display method: A multi display system which includes a plurality of display apparatuses in which partial images of an entire image are displayed is provided. The multi display system includes a plurality of display apparatuses which display partial images of an entire image, and an image distribution apparatus which generates the partial... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100001926 - Contact lens with integrated light-emitting component: A light-emitting contact lens and a method and system for tracking a user's eye position using the light-emitting contact lens are disclosed. The eye position tracking can be used, for example, to allow the user to interact with a display device such that the position of the user's eye determines... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC
20100001928 - Head-mountable cockpit display system: Systems and apparatus are provided for head-mountable cockpit displays for providing information related to an aircraft system to a user. A cockpit display system comprises an eyeglass frame adapted for wearing on the head of the user. The eyeglass frame has a perimeter defining a field of view. A display... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services
20100001927 - Helmet mounted modular night vision enhancement apparatus: The invention is a modular system to mount various vision enhancing devices to a helmet. The invention allows for currently fielded imaging devices to be used as designed while at the same time provides a way to mount a new technology. This modular design concept consists of the currently fielded... Agent: Department Of The Army Cecom Legal Office, Fort Belvoir
20100001929 - Active matrix display device: A data driver supplies data to a data line provided corresponding to a pixel column. A selection driver sequentially supplies a selection signal to a selection line provided corresponding to a pixel row. The selection driver has a shift register which receives a supply of a shift clock and sequentially... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff
20100001931 - Display device and electronic device using the same: A display device with a compensation circuit that applies a fixed potential constantly to a gate electrode of a driving transistor for a certain period is provided. Specifically, each difference voltage value between an anode and a cathode of the light emitting element is utilized in the case where the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100001930 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display is conducted by using a time gray-scale system, in which one frame period is divided into a plurality of sub-frame periods, and a voltage applied to an EL element of a pixel is varied on a sub-frame period basis. Because of this, a display device is provided in... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100001932 - Display device and driving method thereof: In one embodiment of the present invention provides a display device in which the occurrence of luminance unevenness in an electro-optical element due to outside temperature variation or local temperature variation within a display panel is reduced without cost increase or increase in mounting area, and a driving method of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100001933 - Display device: A display including a plurality of discrete pixel means supported on cables and arranged to form a display of a size not possible with prior art. Advantageously the cables are also used to distribute power and data to the pixels. The pixel means may also include a processor and sensing... Agent: Macmillan Sobanski & Todd, LLC
20100001934 - Display panel and multi-branch pixel structure thereof: A multi-branch pixel structure of display panel, such as LCoS, is disclosed. Each pixel cell of the display panel has at least two branches. The display panel has a pair of sub-data lines for each column of the pixel cells, and the sub-data lines are controllably coupled to the two... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP
20100001938 - Information processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes, the light source including a first area including first and second light emitting elements, and a second area including third and fourth light emitting elements, the third light emitting element being connected in series to the first light emitting element, the... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman, LLP
20100001936 - Liquid crystal display and method for manufacturing the same: A liquid crystal display includes: a substrate; a display region on the substrate, the display region comprising: one or more gate lines overlying the substrate; a gate insulating layer overlying the gate lines; a semiconductor layer overlying the gate insulating layer; one or more pairs of source and drain electrodes... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100001935 - Rotation driving method of liquid crystal display device: A rotation driving method of a liquid crystal display device, which includes a liquid crystal panel including pixels composed of first, second and third sub-pixels and arranged in a matrix shape, gate lines receiving scan signals, data lines zigzag connected to the sub-pixels and receiving image data, source driving units... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP
20100001937 - System and method for driving a display panel: A multi-branch pixel structure of a display panel, such as a liquid crystal on silicon (LCoS) panel, is disclosed. Each pixel cell of the display panel has at least two branches. For each column, two sub-data lines are coupled from a data driver. A multiplexer is configured to multiplex the... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP
20100001939 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device which can obviate color mixing of colors when a display screen is viewed from oblique directions while enhancing a numerical aperture of a pixel is provided. In a liquid crystal display device having red sub pixels, green sub pixels and blue sub pixels, a width... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100001940 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes a main pixel, a sub-pixel, and a boosting capacitor. The main pixel receives a data signal in response to a first gate signal and is charged with a main pixel voltage. The sub-pixel receives the data signal in response... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100001941 - Gate driving unit for liquid crystal display device and method of repairing the same: A gate driving unit for a liquid crystal display device including a plurality of liquid crystal pixels, first to Nth gate lines, a plurality of liquid crystal capacitors and a plurality of thin film transistors, includes first and second clock signal lines for providing first and second clock signals; first... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20100001942 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device comprises a pixel matrix including a plurality of subpixels, wherein the voltage polarities of two horizontal adjacent subpixels are opposite to one another, and the voltage polarity of one subpixel in four serial subpixels along a diagonal direction is opposite to the voltage polarities of... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys
20100001943 - Heating system for display panel and display panel using the same: A heating system for a display panel is provided herein, wherein the display panel has a display area. The heating system includes a sensor, a temperature controlling device, and a heating element. The sensor is used for sensing the temperature of the display panel. The temperature controlling device provides a... Agent: J C Patents
20100001944 - Apparatus and method for driving light source of back light unit: The exemplary embodiment suggests an apparatus and a method for driving a light source of a backlight unit. The apparatus for driving the light source of the backlight unit comprises a plurality of LED columns; a power output terminal and feedback terminals connected to the LED columns; and an LED... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP
20100001945 - Driving method of liquid crystal display: A driving method of an LCD includes: dividing a display panel into a plurality of scanning blocks, each scanning block including a plurality of display regions; selecting one of the scanning blocks as a target scanning block, wherein each display region of the target scanning block corresponds to at least... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100001946 - Electrophoretic display device and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display device includes a first substrate and a second substrate that face each other, an electrophoretic element disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate, the electrophoretic element including electrophoretic particles, a display unit that has a plurality of pixels including the electrophoretic element, a common electrode... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100001948 - Foot-operated computer input device: A foot operated data entry/input pad has a plurality of foot-operated buttons. The foot buttons may be used to enter data values, such as numbers or symbols separately or in combination. Each button is preferably capable of entering different data values, preferably depending on the length of time that it... Agent: Pedersen & Company, PLLC
20100001947 - Images display method and apparatus of digital photo frame: The invention describes a digital photo frame which has a motion sensor module. The digital photo frame further comprises a microprocessor, a memory unit, and a display module. User can change photo images displayed by simply shaking the digital photo frame. Any acceleration movements, acceleration changes, gravity changes, tilt, shake,... Agent: Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A.
20100001950 - Position determination utilizing a cordless device: A system for generating position information includes a reflector, an image collection system, and a processor. The image collection system is configured to collect at least two sets of image data, where one set of image data includes a stronger indication of the reflector than the other set of image... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited
20100001949 - Spatially aware inference logic: A method, system, and article to support a motion based input system. Movement data is acquired from a motion sensor. An orientation detector detects orientation towards gravity from a rest position, and a motion detector detects motion, including movement and rest. In addition, an inference state machine in communication with... Agent: Lieberman & Brandsdorfer, LLC
20100001951 - Cursor control device: A cursor control device includes a pen-like body, a motion-detecting element, a microcontroller and a button element. The motion-detecting element is disposed at a first side of the pen-like body for generating a coordinate change signal in response to a motion of a first finger of the user. The microcontroller... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie
20100001953 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control method, and handheld apparatus: To provide an input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, and a control method that are capable of improving an operational feeling when a user uses the input apparatus to input an operation signal via an operation section. An MPU (19) of an input apparatus (1) stops generating or... Agent: K&l Gates LLP
20100001952 - Storage medium storing information processing program, information processing apparatus and information processing method: A game apparatus includes a CPU, and the CPU controls a moving object within a virtual space on the basis of acceleration data and angular velocity data which are transmitted from a controller. For example, before the angular velocity data is above a predetermined magnitude, a position and an orientation... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.
20100001954 - Computer-use mouse structure: Such computer-use mouse structure changes the relative position of mouse's left key, right key and roller and increases the relative distance among them. The changes enable joints of user's hand to move more frequently. Thus user's hand will seldom suffer from fatigue. The technical design is done in this way:... Agent: Jerry Shelfer
20100001955 - Input device, particularly computer mouse: The invention refers to an input device for computer system. The invention is based on the task of creating solutions to make it possible to considerably simplify mouse-based input operations in the use of computers. This task is solved in accordance with the invention by a computer mouse with a... Agent: K.f. Ross P.C.
20100001956 - Handheld terminal: Provided is a handheld terminal. The handheld terminal includes a case having a through-hole formed at one side thereof; and an optical module constituted by a circuit board in which a light source for irradiating light and a sensor for receiving the light are installed, a lens disposed at one... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP
20100001958 - Device and method of inputting characters: A method of inputting characters includes: generating a character display area, displaying characters in a first direction sub-region or a second direction sub-region of the character browsing region according to a direction indicating action in a first direction or a second direction, upon detecting a change in directions indicated by... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100001957 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a controller and an input unit having one or more local keys located on a side of a case. The controller controls display of a guide screen in a display area that is based on mounting positions of the one or more local keys. The guide... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP
20100001959 - Keypad of mobile terminal and display method thereof: A mobile terminal is provided. The mobile terminal includes a display and a controller. The controller is configured to display input characters and a cursor in a display window and to display a keypad in the display. The controller is further configured to display the keypad with a plurality of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100001970 - Active matrix display apparatus with touch sensing function: An active matrix display apparatus with touch sensing function having high aperture ratio includes a plurality of pixels, having respective pixels arrayed as a matrix, positioned at intersections of source lines of respective columns and gate lines of respective rows, each pixel having a thin film transistor and a liquid... Agent: Liu & Liu
20100001964 - Conductive structure and touch panel using the same: A conductive structure including several first lateral structures, pattern structures and second lateral structures is provided. Both the first lateral structures and the pattern structures are disposed separately and around the edges of a substrate. The pattern structures are located at the inner sides of the first lateral structures. Each... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC
20100001969 - Display device with touch panel: In a display device with a touch panel which includes a display panel and a touch panel which is arranged to face the display panel in an opposed manner, the touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a plurality of first electrodes which is formed on a surface of the transparent... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100001965 - Electroluminescent display touch panel: An electroluminescent display touch panel includes a base substrate and an encapsulating substrate. The base substrate includes a pixel switching device, a readout device, an electroluminescent device, and a sensing pad. The pixel switching device and the electroluminescent device are disposed in a display region. The readout device and the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation
20100001961 - Information handling system settings adjustment: A settings adjustment system includes a settings adjustment engine. A key is coupled to the settings adjustment engine. The settings adjustment engine is operable to detect a user selection of the key. A touchpad is coupled to the settings adjustment engine. In response to detecting the user selection of the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100001971 - Liquid crystal display screen: A liquid crystal display screen includes an upper component, a bottom component and a liquid crystal layer. The upper component includes a touch panel. The touch panel includes a first conductive layer. The first conductive layer includes a transparent carbon nanotube structure. The bottom component includes a thin film transistor... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100001967 - Mobile terminal and operation control method thereof: A method of controlling a mobile terminal, and which includes entering into a touch-lock mode to lock an entire display area on a touch screen, receiving an unlock signal corresponding to a selection of a touch-lock release button on the terminal, and unlocking an area of the touch screen that... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100001968 - Mobile terminal having touch screen and touch-based key input method for the same: A mobile terminal having a touch screen and a touch-based key input method for the same are disclosed. The touch-based key input method includes steps of checking an input scheme supported by a selected application, reading a stored key information set when the supported input scheme is a keypad-based one,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC
20100001962 - Multi-touch touchscreen incorporating pen tracking: The present invention relates to a multi-touch display system that supports both multi-touch human input as well as input from a digital pen. The display system has a display panel that is configured to allow human touches along a front surface to be detected and tracked. The display panel also... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20100001963 - Multi-touch touchscreen incorporating pen tracking: The present invention relates to a multi-touch display system that supports both multi-touch human input as well as input from a digital pen. The display system has a display panel that is configured to allow human touches along a front surface to be detected and tracked. The display panel also... Agent: Withrow & Terranova, P.l.l.c.
20100001960 - Systems and methods for gestural interaction with user interface objects: Systems and methods produce imagery on a display in response inputs received from a directional input device, wherein the inputs correspond to directional instructions provided by a user. A first input corresponding to a first directional instruction in a first direction is received from the directional input device, and an... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (echostar)
20100001972 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate connected to the first electrode plated. The first electrode plate includes a first substrate, and a first conductive layer disposed on the first substrate. The second electrode includes a second substrate, and a second conductive layer disposed... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100001966 - Two dimensional application of a one dimensional touch sensor in a capacitive touchpad: A capacitive touchpad includes a controller, a plurality of scan lines and a plurality of sensor pads distributed over a one dimensional touch sensor. Each of the sensor pads is connected to the controller by a respective one of the scan lines to transmit a sensed value to the controller.... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100001973 - Display with dual-function capacitive elements: A touch screen including display pixels with capacitive elements is provided. The touch screen includes first common voltage lines connecting capacitive elements in adjacent display pixels, and a second common voltage line connecting first common voltage lines. The pixels can be formed as electrically separated regions by including breaks in... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles
20100001976 - Liquid crystal display screen: A liquid crystal display screen includes an upper component, a bottom component and a liquid crystal layer. The upper component includes a touch panel. The touch panel includes a first conductive layer. The conductive layer includes a transparent carbon nanotube structure, and the transparent carbon nanotube structure includes a plurality... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100001975 - Portable computer: A portable computer includes a display panel having a display surface and a touch panel. The touch panel is disposed on the display surface and comprises at least one transparent conductive layer. The transparent conductive layer includes a carbon nanotubes layer having a carbon nanotube film.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss
20100001974 - Proximity sensor switch-controlled meter and lamp switch system: A proximity sensor switch-controlled meter and lamp switch system installed in a motor vehicle that can be a motorcycle or car is disclosed to include a meter having a micro-controller unit (MCU) and an electronic display device, a lamp switch unit installed in one handlebar (or the motorcycle) or steering... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee
20100001977 - Resistive touch panel with multi-touch recognition ability: A resistive touch panel with multi-touch recognition ability comprises: a top substrate, configured with at least two conductive electrodes; a bottom substrate, being integrated with the top substrate at a surface where the at least two conductive electrodes are formed; and an insulating layer, sandwiched between the top and the... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP
20100001978 - Ambient light interference reduction for optical input devices: Methods and apparatus for preventing fluctuations in ambient light from affecting the optical input mechanism of a liquid crystal display device. In one embodiment, an independent light source is adapted to generate electromagnetic signals through the cover glass of the display device. When the user's finger is proximate to a... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles
20100001979 - Optical waveguide for touch panel and touch panel using the same: An optical waveguide for a touch panel which eliminates the need for alignment between the optical waveguide and a lens device, and to provide a touch panel using the same. An optical waveguide for a touch panel is provided in which end surfaces of cores 3A for emitting light beams... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP
20100001980 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of the mobile terminal: A method of controlling a mobile terminal includes displaying on a display of the mobile terminal a plurality of items, identifying a selected item of the plurality items, and detecting a first rotation of the mobile terminal about a first axis of rotation which exceeds a first threshold amount of... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey
20100001981 - Dot-matrix display data refresh voltage charging control method and system: A dot-matrix display data refresh voltage charging control method and system is proposed, which is designed for integration to a dot-matrix display device, such as TFT-LCD (Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display), for controlling a data-refresh process on the dot-matrix display device. The proposed method and system is characterized by... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100001983 - Light-emitting display device: A light-emitting display device which suppresses influence of characteristic variations of a driving transistor and characteristic shift caused by electrical stress. The device includes multiple pixels including an organic EL element (OLED) which emits light at a luminance determined based on supplied current and a drive circuit for supplying current... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100001982 - Photoactive devices and components with enhanced efficiency: Devices, compositions and methods for producing photoactive devices, systems and compositions that have improved conversion efficiencies relative to previously described devices, systems and compositions. This improved efficiency is generally obtained by one or both of improving the efficiency of light absorption into the photoactive component, and improving the efficiency of... Agent: Nanosys Inc.
20100001984 - Gamma voltage controller, gradation voltage generator and display device having the same: A gamma voltage controller includes a gamma distribution unit that generates a plurality of voltages by performing voltage divisions between a first gradation voltage and a N(th) gradation voltage, a gamma selection unit having first through M(th) gamma selectors that respectively select first through M(th) gamma voltages among the plurality... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100001989 - Coefficient generating device and method, image generating device and method, and program therefor: A coefficient generating device generating a conversion coefficient for converting an input image signal of an input image into a display image signal of a display image includes a past-image generating unit that generates a past image signal of a past image correlated with a teacher image being one frame... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.
20100001985 - Dot-matrix display charging control method and system: A dot-matrix display charging control method and system is proposed, which is designed for integration to a dot-matrix display device, such as a TFT-LCD (Thin Film Transistor Liquid Crystal Display), for controlling a data-refresh process on the dot-matrix display device. The proposed method and system is characterized by the capability... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts
20100001988 - Liquid crystal display with improved aperture ratio and resolution: A liquid crystal display device having a high aperture ratio and a high resolution is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes a first display panel having dot pixels each of which is divided into sub pixels arranged in a 2×2 matrix, a second display panel having cutout patterns each... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection
20100001986 - Plasma display device and method for driving the same: A method for driving a plasma display device which includes a plasma display panel provided with a plurality of discharge cells having a display electrode pair including a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, a temperature detection circuit for detecting an ambient temperature of the panel and outputting an detected... Agent: Ratnerprestia
20100001990 - Scan driver and organic light emitting display device using the same: A scan driver for outputting scan signals in two directions and an organic light emitting display device are provided. In one embodiment, a scan driver includes a plurality of stages for outputting scan signals, wherein an n-1th stage includes: a transmission gate unit for selectively outputting one of a second... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100001987 - Source driving circuit, displayer and control method thereof: A source driving circuit is suitable for a display panel. The source driving circuit of the present invention has a plurality of latches and a plurality of output buffers. Each of the latches is used for respectively receiving a data signal. In addition, all of the latches output the corresponding... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100001991 - Apparatus and method of building map for mobile robot: Localization and map building apparatus and method applicable to a mobile robot are provided. In an exemplary embodiment, a map building apparatus extracts a pattern of landmarks of the same kind and adjusts a landmark map using the extracted pattern when generating the landmark map for localization. Accordingly, since the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP
20100001998 - Apparatus and method for determining an absolute pose of a manipulated object in a real three-dimensional environment with invariant features: An apparatus and method for optically inferring an absolute pose of a manipulated object in a real three-dimensional environment from on-board the object with the aid of an on-board optical measuring arrangement. At least one invariant feature located in the environment is used by the arrangement for inferring the absolute... Agent: Electronic Scripting Products, Inc.
20100001996 - Apparatus for guiding towards targets during motion using gpu processing: A method and apparatus using a graphics processing unit (GPU) are disclosed for three-dimensional (3D) imaging and continuously updating organ shape and internal points for guiding targets during motion. It is suitable for image-guided surgery or operations because the speed of guidance is achieved close to video rate. The system... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP
20100001993 - Geometric and texture modifications of objects in a virtual universe based on real world user characteristics: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer usable program product for modifying objects in a virtual universe. A user priority controller determines a real world identity of a set of users controlling a set of avatars within a viewable field of an object in a virtual universe. The user priority... Agent: Duke W. Yee
20100001997 - Information processing method: An information processing method transfers information from a start face to an end face with a minimum local distortion by maintaining one-to-one correspondence between the original information on the start face and the transferred information on the end face. The method includes an operation of mapping information taken from a... Agent: Kilyk & Bowersox, P.l.l.c.
20100001994 - Method and apparatus for communicating using 3-dimensional image display: Provided is a communication method using a three-dimensional (3D) image display device. In the communication method, motion information is determined using a motion image obtained by photographing a user's motion indicating the user's request in relation to an opposite party, distance information indicating the distance between the user who is... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC
20100001995 - Method and system for remote visualization client acceleration: A method, system, and program product is disclosed for remote visualization in which a server window contents is displayed remotely at a client. The client creates a 3D rendering surface on a client graphics card to display a server window contents and receives update data from the server relating to... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917
20100001992 - Surface design tools: A method of designing a consumer-selected surface includes the steps of displaying a representation of a surface, displaying one or more patterns that may be applied to the representation of the surface, and receiving a selection from a user of a pattern selected from the one or more patterns. The... Agent: S.c. Johnson & Son, Inc.
20100001999 - Hybrid multisample/supersample antialiasing: A system and method for dynamically adjusting the pixel sampling rate during primitive shading can improve image quality or increase shading performance. Hybrid antialiasing is performed by selecting a number of shaded samples per pixel fragment. A combination of supersample and multisample antialiasing is used where a cluster of sub-pixel... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100002000 - Hybrid multisample/supersample antialiasing: A system and method for dynamically adjusting the pixel sampling rate during primitive shading can improve image quality or increase shading performance. Hybrid antialiasing is performed by selecting a number of shaded samples per pixel fragment. A combination of supersample and multisample antialiasing is used where a cluster of sub-pixel... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.
20100002001 - System for representing a virtual environment: A system for representing a virtual environment is described, in which the system comprises means which comprise a fitness device, a means for two-dimensional and/or three-dimensional visual representation, at least one acoustic output and/or recording means and means for generating wind, temperature and/or odour.... Agent: Roberts & Roberts, LLP Attorneys At Law
20100002003 - Figure drawing device and method: A figure drawing device includes; a device 2 for increasing/decreasing the number of pixels on a scanning line up to the final painting pixel by one pixel; a device 3 for increasing/decreasing the number of scanning lines for drawing by one line; a device 4 for outputting drawing pixel data... Agent: Arent Fox LLP
20100002002 - Method and system for specifying color of a fill area: A method and system for generating an image display plan is provided. In one embodiment, a planning system allows a user to create a display plan that specifies a sequence of images that are to be displayed and how the images are to be displayed. The planning system allows a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea
20100002004 - Exception processing of character entry sequences: Systems and techniques are described to perform operations including displaying a first character in a user interface in response to a first user input, the first character encoded by a first ordered sequence comprising at least one code point, receiving a second user input, determining if the second user input... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.
20100002005 - Image display apparatus, integrated circuit, and computer program: Achieved are suppression of image-quality deterioration caused by an incorrect motion vector and suppression of flicker in video without causing adverse effects such as image blur. A video display apparatus performs multi-level gradation display by controlling light emission of subfields into which one field displaying a picture is divided, the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.
20100002008 - Image input/output device and method of correcting photo-reception level in image input/output device, and method of inputting image: The present invention provides an image input/output device including an input/output panel, a correction section and an image processing section. The input/output panel includes display elements and photo-reception elements to receive lights emitted from the display plane and then reflected from an external adjacent object. The correction section corrects photo-reception... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman
20100002007 - Method and system for fast clipping of line segments: A method of static graphics rendering in a mobile device. Panning increments are received for panning a previously rendered frame to a panned frame. A rendering region is then determined based on the panning increments. A candidate line segment or polyline is then clipped to create clipped line segments contained... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP
20100002006 - Modal multiview display layout: A system and method for providing a plurality of viewing angles and images on a display. An embodiment comprises a display system where a user has the option of determining the number of images to view and the range of viewable angles for each image. A display system is configured... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC
20100002009 - Display device, a receiving device and a method for driving the display device: One embodiment of the device includes a display panel and a light source evenly placed behind the panel, wherein the light source includes light source blocks divided and arranged in a matrix, includes an image judging unit which divides one frame of a video input signal into frame blocks each... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100002010 - Color correction method and color correcting integrated chip: A color correction method is provided. Grey values of three primary colors of an image data are transformed into initial characteristic values in a color space. Three sets of characteristic values of a to-be-corrected apparatus when the apparatus displays the primary colors respectively are measured. The characteristic values of the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP
20100002011 - Image process method and circuit thereof: An image process method is provided and includes following steps: First, a first image is provided. Then, a smoothing process is performed on the first image to generate a second image. Thereafter, a difference image is generated by comparing the first image and the second image and a dynamic contrast... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office
20100002013 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A display control apparatus displays image data pieces based on an array in which the image data pieces are sorted in accordance with a specified rule. The display control apparatus extracts, with use of one image data piece from the array as a reference, image data pieces at a set... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto
20100002012 - Methods, electronic devices, and computer program products for providing geographical presence using map tiles: An electronic device is operated by determining an approximate geographic location of the electronic device, determining a zoom level for a geographic map tile that encompasses the approximate geographic location, determining horizontal and vertical coordinates for the geographic map tile based on the zoom level and the approximate geographic location... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.
20100002014 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: An image processing apparatus and its control method receives a drawing command including a moving image drawing command and a graphics drawing command and performs drawing processing. A drawing command is received, and the moving image drawing command is separated from the graphics drawing command. A graphics drawing unit obtains... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente
20100002015 - Orientation-following display apparatus, orientation-following display method, and orientation-following display program: A display device has a screen that can be positioned in arbitrary postures including a reference posture relative to a space having a reference horizontal orientation. The screen has an xyz orthogonal coordinate system, and the posture of the screen in the space is defined by z-x-z Euler angles α,... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP
20100002016 - Method of controlling touch panel display device and touch panel display device using the same: A method of controlling a touch panel display device, and a touch panel display device using the same, facilitate a user selection (touching) of a specific icon to improve the reliability of registering a touch event for the specific icon, thereby enabling smaller icons to be used with greater accuracy.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch
20100002025 - 2d-dimming of illuminating member for display device: An illuminating member (4) that, independent of any image content, comprises a central region (5) and an enclosing region (6), wherein said enclosing region (6) is adapted to emit light of lower quality than the light emitted by the central region (5). The illuminating member is adapted to illuminate a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100002026 - Calibration of displays having spatially-variable backlight: A display has a screen which incorporates a light modulator. The screen may be a front projection screen or a rear-projection screen. The screen is illuminated with light from an illuminator comprising an array of individually-controllable light sources. The light sources and elements of the light modulator may be controlled... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.
20100002019 - Digital to analog converter, source driver and liquid crystal display device including the same: A digital to analog converter includes a first decoder, a gamma reference voltage decoder unit and an active resistor string unit. The first decoder receives 2(N-2) first gamma voltages and selects 2(N-2-P) second gamma voltages among the first gamma voltages in response to P bit data, where N is an... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC
20100002024 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel having a plurality of pixels, a drive circuit inputting a drive voltage to the plurality of pixels, and a display control device controlling and driving the drive circuit and to which display data is input from an external apparatus, in which a temperature... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP
20100002018 - Display device driving method, driving circuit, liquid crystal display device, and television receiver: A method for driving a display device that outputs an image based on an image source. The method comprises the steps of (i) carrying out a first gradation converting process with respect to a first gradation level of an inputted video source signal; (ii) carrying out a smoothing process with... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100002021 - Display panel driving method and display apparatus: A method of driving a display panel is provided. The display panel includes a first scan group including first to third scan lines, and a plurality of data lines which intersect the first to third scan lines, and first display cells of a first color which are connected with the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC
20100002022 - Display unit: A display unit includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels including a plurality of light-emitting devices; an operation section that performs calculations for correcting drive signals to be inputted into the light-emitting devices of the pixels included in the display section in order to... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP
20100002020 - In-plane switching electrophoretic display device: A display device comprising a plurality of pixels (200), each pixel comprising charged particles (28) that are movable between storage (20) and active (24) regions of the pixel under the influence of an electric field. The number of charged particles (28) within the active region (24) determines the optical appearance... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards
20100002017 - Liquid crystal panel driving device, method for driving liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, and in-vehicle display device: In one embodiment of the present application, a liquid crystal panel drive device includes a signal processing section for determining an output gray scale in accordance with a gray scale transition from the gray scale which is forecasted to reach by a previous response to an input gray scale and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C
20100002023 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device and a driving method thereof. The organic light emitting display device includes: a display panel having scan lines, data lines and pixels; a data driver for applying correction data to the data lines; a buffer memory for storing data inputted to the pixels coupled... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP
20100002027 - Display device and method: A display device (1) comprising an illuminating member (3) having a plurality of individually controllable light-emitting elements (5), a display panel (2) arranged to be illuminated by the illuminating member (3), the display panel comprising a plurality of individually controllable pixels (4a-d), and a display controller (6) adapted to receive... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & StandardsPrevious industry: Communications: radio wave antennas
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