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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/10

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20100045568 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for providing content synchronization or control among one or more devices: Exemplary embodiments include a system for providing content including: a controller in operable communication with a first display device and a second display device that provides first interactive content to the first display device and second interactive content to the second display device and an interface for receiving a command... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Cc Attn: Patent Docketing

20100045567 - Systems and methods for facilitating presentation: A method for facilitating presentation made by at least a first user to a set of users including a second user. The first user uses a first device having and/or associated with a first display area. The second user uses a second device having and/or associated with a second display... Agent: Yi-ming Tseng

20100045569 - Display systems and methods for mobile devices: Display systems and methods for mobile devices and mobile devices are disclosed. In one embodiment, a display system for a mobile device is provided. The mobile device is handheld and includes a primary display screen. The display system includes an auxiliary screen and a connecting device coupled to the auxiliary... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100045570 - Information processing device, and transparent display element control method and program: Provided is an information processing device which includes: a transparent display element display unit (21) that displays a transparent window in association with display position information for specifying a display position on a display (2), the transparent window being displayed as transparent at least in part such that display information... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100045571 - Beam-scan display apparatus, display method, and vehicle: A beam-scan display apparatus (10) that displays an image by scanning a beam on a retina of a user, the beam-scan display apparatus (10) comprising: a case (11) for housing (i) a light source (101) which emits a beam for drawing each of pixels constituting the image, and (ii) a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100045572 - Systems for displaying images and manufacturing methods for display panels: A system for displaying images is provided and includes a plurality of first signal lines, a plurality of second signal lines, a display area, and a first dummy line. The second signal lines are interlaced with the first signal lines. The display area comprises a plurality of display pixels. Each... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100045574 - Filter for plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus having the filter: Provided is a filter for a plasma display panel and a plasma display apparatus having the filter. The filter that is attached to a front surface of the plasma display panel that includes a first and second substrates facing each other and a barrier rib structure that is disposed between... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100045573 - Plasma display panel and manufacturing method thereof: The present invention improves discharge characteristics of a protective layer in order to provide a PDP that exhibits excellent display performance even if the PDP is of a fine-cell structure. The present invention also provides a manufacturing method for the PDP. In particular, a protective layer 8 is composed of... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20100045577 - Active matrix display device: In order to provide an active matrix display device in which parasitic capacitance or the like is suppressed by forming a thick insulating film around an organic semiconductor film and disconnection or the like does not occur in the opposing electrode formed on the upper layer of the thick insulating... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100045578 - Display device: The present invention is intended to suppress power consumption of an EL display. In accordance with the brightness of an image to be displayed in a pixel portion, the contrast of the image is determined whether to be inverted or not, and the number of bits of the digital video... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100045575 - Organic light emitting diode display: Exemplary embodiments of the present invention relate to an OLED display. The OLED display according to exemplary embodiments of the present invention includes: a substrate; a plurality of pixel electrodes on the substrate; a pixel defining layer on the substrate and having a plurality of openings exposing the plurality of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100045576 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the display includes 1) an organic light emitting diode comprising i) a pixel electrode, ii) an organic emission layer formed on the pixel electrode, and iii) a common electrode formed on the organic emission layer, 2) a dual brightness... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100045579 - Method for adjusting white balance in a field sequential display and device thereof: A method for adjusting white balance includes generating a first matrix according to values in axes of a color gamut corresponding to optical characteristics of a plurality of first LEDs; generating a second matrix according to values in the axes of the color gamut corresponding to optical characteristics of the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100045581 - Connector unit and display device having the same: A connector unit is connectable to a printed circuit board (“PCB”) and includes a first connector and a second connector. The first connector includes a first connector body having a receiving hole at one side, and a first terminal part disposed inside the receiving hole. The second connector includes a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100045580 - Image displaying apparatus and image display program: An original monochrome image recorded with an FPD (flat panel detector) which comprises an array, m rows and n columns, of pixels is reduced and converted into a display image which comprises an array, q rows and (3*n*q/m) columns, of pixels before the display image is transferred to a monochrome... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP

20100045582 - Display element having groups of individually turned-on steps: A display element (100) corresponds to a pixel of a display. The display element includes a top electrode (102) connected to a first addressable line of the display, and a bottom electrode (104) connected to a second addressable line of the display. The display element includes a display mechanism (106)... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100045583 - Liquid crystal display and method of operating the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of operating the liquid crystal display, in which the liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a gate driver, a gamma voltage generator, a data driver, and a gamma voltage compensator. The liquid crystal panel has a plurality of pixels respectively arranged... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100045584 - Display device and method for fabricating the same: An inexpensive display device, as well as an electrical apparatus employing the same, can be provided. In the display device in which a pixel section and a driver circuit are included on one and the same insulating surface, the driver circuit includes a decoder 100 and a buffer section 101.... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20100045585 - Method for eliminating deficient image on liquid crystal display: A method for eliminating deficient image on a liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided. The method is used for eliminating the deficient image generated during the shutdown period in a normally white LCD. The method comprises the following steps. First, when a power indication signal changes from a first state... Agent: J C Patents

20100045586 - Display device and method thereof: A display device includes a pixel electrode disposed on a first substrate, and including a first portion, a second portion and a connection portion disposed between the first portion and the second portion, a capacitor line disposed on the first substrate and between the first substrate and the connection portion,... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100045587 - Driving apparatus for liquid crystal display: A driving apparatus for a liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided. The driving apparatus includes a plurality of data driving ICs and a control board. The data driving ICs are used for receiving and transmitting a clock signal, a plurality of data signals and a first reference voltage from the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100045588 - Timing control apparatus and display device having the same: A timing control apparatus includes a memory part, a multi-timing control part, and a power supply part. The memory part stores data. The multi-timing control part includes a plurality of timing controllers that sequentially read the stored data from the memory part in response to a reset signal, and outputs... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100045589 - Display device having field emission unit with black matrix: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display front end component (60) joined to a field emission device backlighting unit (50). The field emission device backlighting unit (50) includes a screen structure having a plurality of phosphor elements (33R, 33G, 33B) separated by a black matrix (39). The black... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100045590 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal panel module of a liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel on its front side and an EEFL backlight on its back side within a metal frame. A metal chassis is arranged at the center of the metal frame on the back surface of... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100045592 - Dielectrophoretic displays: A dielectrophoretic display comprises a substrate having walls defining at least one cavity, the cavity having a viewing surface and a side wall inclined to the viewing surface; a suspending fluid contained within the cavity; a plurality of at least one type of particle suspended within the suspending fluid; and... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20100045591 - Particles for display media: As the particles for display media constituting the display media used for an information display panel, in which the display media are sealed between two substrates, at least one of two substrates being transparent, and, in which the display media, to which an electrostatic field is applied, are made to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100045593 - Directional input device: The directional input device according to the invention is a directional input device for detecting an input direction depending on a change in the capacity of a capacitative element. The directional input device is comprising: an input unit, that horizontally slide in correspondence with an input direction allowed to be... Agent: Hedman & Costigan P.C.

20100045595 - System and method for controlling a displayed presentation, such as a sexually explicit presentation: A hand-held or hand-attached computer control device and associated system is utilized to control graphical objects in a computer-driven display in which the motion, type of behavior, and attributes of the graphical object are controlled through movement and resulting accelerations of the control device, such that the individual is provided... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100045594 - Systems, methods, and devices for dynamic management of data streams updating displays: Presented herein are methods, systems, devices, and computer-readable media for systems for dynamic management of data streams updating displays. Some of the embodiments herein generally relate to presenting video image data on an array of tiled display units, thereby allowing the display of much larger images than can be shown... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100045597 - Device for controlling a computer system: The invention relates to a device (1) for controlling a computer system (2) of “personal microcomputer” type, at least by a group of users by means of several pointing devices (4) having no wired link with the system (2) of “wireless mouse” type. Each of these pointing devices (4) is... Agent: Gerard Jp Popingau

20100045596 - Discreet feature highlighting: A device may identify a first graphical feature at which a viewer is looking, remove a highlight from the first graphical feature, identify at least one graphical feature to be highlighted based on a location at which the viewer is looking, and highlight the at least one graphical feature.... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100045598 - Apparatus for controlling the movement of an object on a plane: An apparatus is provided for controlling the movement of an object on a plane. The apparatus comprising a basin, a movable object positioned within the basin, and a sensor coupled to the apparatus for detecting the movement of the movable object within the basin, wherein the movement of the object... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100045599 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, and control method: An input apparatus includes a sensor, a calculation section, and a transmission section. The sensor detects a movement of the input apparatus and outputs a detection signal corresponding to the movement of the input apparatus. The calculation section calculates a corresponding value that corresponds to a movement of an image... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100045600 - Combined mouse and joystick input device: A position input device is provided. The input device includes a mouse module configured for providing coarse position information, the mouse including a body having a housing, and a joystick module configured for providing fine position information, the joystick being disposed in the housing and supported by the mouse body,... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20100045601 - Interaction with a multi-component display: A system and method for interacting with at least one display screen of a multi-component display is disclosed. A system includes a first display screen operable to display a first image, wherein the first display screen includes a first plurality of pixels. A second display screen is operable to display... Agent: Murabito, Hao & Barnes, LLP

20100045604 - Mouse device: A mouse device for use with a computer includes a housing including a receiving part therein, a mouse body inside the receiving part, and a detecting means located on an inside wall of the receiving part. The detecting means detects movement of the mouse body when pressed by the mouse... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100045603 - Mouse device for use with computer: A mouse device includes two buttons, a detection circuit, and a shell. The two buttons includes a conductor and a detection circuit electrically coupled to the electrical conductor. The detection circuit is configured to detect human micro-electrical signal transmitted from the electrical conductor and for generating a corresponding pulse. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100045602 - Position input device with anchorage: A position input device is provided. The input device includes a mouse module configured for providing position information, the mouse including a body, and a skirt element attached to the mouse body and extending from a lower surface of the mouse body, for maintaining the mouse in an essentially stationary... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20100045605 - Keyboard for a small form factor data processing apparatus: A keyboard apparatus for a small form factor data processing device. For example, a data processing device is described comprising: a body having a memory for storing program code and data and a processor for processing the program code and data, the body further comprising a keyboard defining a first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100045606 - Portable computer: A portable computer including a host and an input device is provided. The host has a accommodating space and a first wireless transmission unit. The input device is detachably disposed in the accommodating space and has a touch pad, a plurality of control buttons and a second wireless transmission unit.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100045607 - Operation input device and character input device: Provided is an operation input device to be attached to a base having a recessed portion including a side surface that faces one end of the base. The operation input device includes: a side surface portion formed into a shape corresponding to the side surface of the recessed portion; and... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100045617 - Display apparatus for refrigerator: The present invention discloses a display apparatus (30) for a refrigerator which can be operated by using a touch screen (60). The display apparatus for the refrigerator includes a control unit (40) for controlling the refrigerator, a display unit (50) installed on the front surface of the control unit, for... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100045622 - Electro-optical device, electronic apparatus, and method of detecting position of directing object: An electro-optical device includes an electro-optical element that includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and an electro-optical material pinched by the first and second electrodes of which the optical characteristic is changed in accordance with supply of a predetermined electric potential, a position detecting unit that detects a position... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100045616 - Electronic device capable of showing page flip effect and method thereof: A method for showing page flip effect when use electronic device enjoy electronic document, the method provides a flip-page operation table, the flip-page operation table defines relationships between flip effect parameters and lengths of a first touch path or a second touch path. The method comprising: receiving touch signals, determining... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100045614 - Extended touchscreen pattern: Extended touchscreen pattern. A conductive pattern implemented within a touchscreen (e.g., using indium tin oxide (ITO) such as may be deposited on a substrate composed of polyester or some other material) provides paths for signals traveling through the touchscreen. By monitoring these signal in accordance with some means (e.g., cross... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100045623 - Information display device with touchscreen: The present invention provides a device that will not force, if the situation permits, the user to abort his or her work entirely when the modes of operation are changed from cleaning into non-cleaning, or vice versa. An information display device includes: a display section; a touchscreen panel, which forms... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100045628 - Input detection system for a portable electronic device: A proximity input detection system for an electronic device. In one embodiment, the present invention utilizes an inductive field sensor to detect a change in a magnetic field when an input device with a coil is within a threshold distance. In another embodiment, the present invention utilizes a capacitive sensor... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100045612 - Integrated pressure sensitive lens assembly: A touch screen assembly for an electronic device such as a cell phone or PDA. The touch screen assembly generally comprises a floating lens suspended over the display and, optionally, the keypad to allow a degree of freedom. An underlying thin connecting layer such as a flex film is attached... Agent: Ober/kaler C/o Royal W Craig

20100045620 - Integration design for capacitive touch panels and liquid crystal displays: An integrated touch screen and display device includes a polarizer with a layer of transparent conductive material deposited thereon. A touch screen controller is coupled to electrodes of the transparent conductive layer to detect the location of touches by, for example, a finger or stylus. A method for producing an... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100045624 - Manipulation input apparatus: A manipulation input apparatus includes a panel member, strain gauges, and a controller. The panel member has a front surface functioning as a manipulation input surface to which an input is executed by touch manipulation. The strain gauges detect a load which is applied to the panel member. The controller... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100045615 - Meshed touchscreen pattern: Meshed touchscreen pattern. A conductive pattern implemented within a touchscreen (e.g., using indium tin oxide (ITO) such as may be deposited on a substrate composed of polyester or some other material) provides paths for signals traveling through the touchscreen. By monitoring these signal in accordance with some means (e.g., cross... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100045626 - Method and system for changing the power state of a portable electronic device: A method and system for changing the power state of a portable electronic device is disclosed. A portable electronic device may be powered up or powered down responsive to a user interaction with the portable electronic device. The user interaction may be an insertion of a stylus or other user... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100045609 - Method for automatically configuring an interactive device based on orientation of a user relative to the device: A method and apparatus are provided for use in association with a computer operated interactive device having a surface, wherein the interactive device is responsive to contact between its surface and persons or objects, and is adapted to selectively display images upon its surface. One embodiment, comprising a method, includes... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20100045621 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the operation of the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes displaying a screen image including one or more objects on a first display unit, and if one of the objects is touched and then dragged, displaying the touched-and-dragged object on the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100045608 - Multidimensional navigation for touch sensitive display: A method performed by a device having a touch panel may include detecting a touch on the touch panel, determining a dimension of the touch, identifying the touch as a standard tap or a full tap based on the dimension of the touch, and generating a command signal based on... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100045627 - Shape detecting input device: A system and method for recognizing a signet and for performing an action associated with the signet, wherein the signet is an inanimate object. In one embodiment, the method includes generating a touch signal with a signet, the touch signal representing a particular signet pattern, recognizing the particular signet pattern,... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.

20100045619 - Systems and methods for transmitting haptic messages: Systems and methods for transmitting haptic messages are disclosed. For example, one disclosed method includes the steps of: receiving at least one sensor signal from at least one sensor of a mobile device, the at least one sensor signal associated with a movement of the mobile device, determining a message... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100045629 - Systems for resolving touch points for optical touchscreens: An optical touch detection system may rely on triangulating points in a touch area based on the direction of shadows cast by an object interrupting light in the touch area. When two interruptions occur simultaneously, ghost points and true touch points triangulated from the shadows can be distinguished from one... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100045625 - Touch panel and system for displaying images utilizing the same: An embodiment of the invention provides a touch panel, which includes a substrate, a lower conductive layer overlaying the substrate, an insulating layer overlaying the lower conductive layer, and an upper conductive layer overlaying the insulating layer. The lower conductive layer includes a plurality of first conductive patterns including a... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100045613 - Touch panel, display, and manufacturing method of touch panel: A touch panel including a substrate, at least one first sensing series and at least one second sensing series is provided. The first sensing series is disposed on the substrate and extends along a first direction. The first sensing series includes several first sensing pads and at least one first... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100045611 - Touch screen mobile device as graphics tablet input: A system and method for using a mobile device having a touch screen as a graphics tablet input device for a user computer is disclosed. A graphics tablet application executing at the mobile device displays a simulated graphics tablet surface and, optionally, programmable or nonprogrammable soft buttons. The graphics tablet... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP/msft

20100045618 - Touch-controlled electronic apparatus with a bend forming touch panel: A touch-controlled electronic apparatus includes a housing whereon a transparent region and an opaque region are formed, and a touch panel. The touch panel includes a sensing region disposed on a side of the transparent region, and a non-sensing region disposed on a side of the opaque region and formed... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100045610 - Transparent conductive films: A transparent conductive film comprised of a carbon nanotube network and indium tin oxide composite and a method for manufacturing the transparent conductive film are provided.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100045630 - Capacitive mems-based display with touch position sensing: A micro-electro-mechanical systems (MEMS) pixel for display and touch position sensing includes a substrate and a capacitive element. The capacitive element includes one or more pixels having a first conductive platelet above the substrate, and a second conductive platelet above and spaced apart from the first conductive platelet, the two... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100045632 - Capacitive position sensor: A capacitive position sensor has a two-layer electrode structure. Drive electrodes extending in a first direction on a first plane on one side of a substrate. Sense electrodes extend in a second direction on a second plane on the other side of the substrate so that the sense electrodes cross... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100045633 - Input detection system for a portable electronic device: A proximity input detection system for an electronic device. In one embodiment, the present invention utilizes an inductive field sensor to detect a change in a magnetic field when an input device with a coil is within a threshold distance. In another embodiment, the present invention utilizes a capacitive sensor... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100045631 - Matrix sensing apparatus: A matrix sensing apparatus with architecture having reduced quantity of required sensing lines is disclosed. The matrix sensing apparatus includes a plurality of driving lines, a plurality of sensing lines and a matrix sensing region. The matrix sensing region includes a plurality of sensing areas. Each sensing area includes a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100045634 - Optical diode laser touch-control device: An optical diode laser touch-control device includes two light emitters and a plurality of receivers around a touch-acting area of a touch panel. The light emitters are disposed on two adjacent corners of the touch panel in the touch-acting area, and each employs a diode laser to continuously project a... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100045635 - Methods of making and using an apparatus for providing multi-touch sensing capability using an lcd screen without an extra touch screen layer: The present invention relates to methods of making and using and apparatus for providing touch screen capability using an LCD screen without an extra touch screen layer.... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP

20100045636 - Error detecting apparatus and method, and computer program: An error detecting apparatus includes: a reading device obtaining an image read signal by reading a two-dimensional code pattern, which includes information blocks having information and boundary patterns, the information pattern including first/second pattern images (PIs) corresponding to first/second PIs, respectively, in each reading range corresponding to a size ≧... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100045638 - Column data driving circuit, display device with the same, and driving method thereof: Provided are a column data driver configured to apply a voltage or current corresponding to image data to a display panel, a display device having the column data driver, and a driving method of the display device. The column data driving circuit includes a precharge unit configured to precharge at... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100045637 - Display device and display drive method: A display device includes: a pixel array including pixel circuits arranged in a matrix state, in which each pixel circuit has a light emitting element, a drive transistor, and a storage capacitor storing a threshold voltage of the drive transistor and an inputted signal value; a threshold correction operation means... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100045639 - Liquid crystal display panel and testing and manufacturing methods thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel simplifying its testing and manufacturing. The LCD panel includes (formed on a substrate) gate lines, data lines, and pixels including pixel transistors. The LCD panel further includes a plurality test transistors (e.g., data test transistors for driving the odd and even data lines) formed... Agent: Frank Chan, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100045640 - Display device and method of driving the same: The present invention provides a display device which can display a clear stereoscopic image by distinctly separating a left image from a right image, and a method of driving the display device. The display device includes a display panel that sequentially displays a left image and a right image, and... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100045642 - Display device: A first shield electrode (516), which is an electrostatic shield, is formed so as to be closer to a glass substrate (314) side than wiring (265) is. A power source circuit (266) supplies, to the first shield electrode (516), a reference potential (Vr−nVoc) equal to that of a cathode of... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100045641 - Electrical device capable of adjusting display image based on a rotation of a web camera and method thereof: An electrical device having a display screen to adjust displaying image based on a rotation of a web camera. The web camera is rotatably installed on one side of the frame surrounding the display screen. The web camera captures an image data in a first direction or a second direction.... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100045645 - Backlight assembly having external electrode fluorescent lamp, method of driving thereof and liquid crystal display having the same: A backlight assembly has a lamp driving device for driving external electrode fluorescent lamps (EEFLs) parallel connected each other. The lamp driving device includes a power switch transistor, a diode, an inverter and a PWM controller. The transistor converts external DC power signal into pulse power signal based on switching... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100045643 - Method and apparatus for analyzing circuit operations: A method and apparatus for viewing and/or analyzing the operations and logical states of an integrated circuit. The logical state of various flip-flops within the ASIC may be determined at a specified time. The embodiment may store these flip-flop states in a computer-readable data structure, such as a file or... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100045644 - Method of driving display device, circuit of driving display device using the same and display device having the same: In a method of driving a display device and a driving circuit using the driving method, when a current needed to display an image corresponding to one frame is calculated based on a data signal, a second vertical start signal delayed by a first time interval more than a first... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100045650 - Active matrix display device with optical feedback and driving method thereof: An active matrix display device comprises an array of display pixels, each pixel comprising a current-driven light emitting display element (2), a drive transistor (22) for driving a current through the display element (2) and a storage capacitor (30) for storing a voltage to be used for addressing the drive... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100045646 - Display device and its driving method: In a pixel circuit 10, TFTs 12 and 13 are turned on while a TFT 14 is turned off, and a voltage (VDD+Vx) which depends on a threshold voltage Vth of a driving TFT 11 is read onto a data line Sj. Moreover, switches 21 and 22 in a source... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100045647 - Driving circuit for backlight unit having reset function: There is provided a driving circuit for a backlight unit having a reset function to prevent a malfunction of an apparatus caused by electrical stress such as ESD/EOS. A driving circuit for a backlight unit according to an aspect of the invention may include: a power supply section supplying driving... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100045649 - Driving of electro-optic displays: A method of operating an electro-optic display apparatus, wherein the display apparatus includes a display device having image regions and a display driving system having a data input for selecting image regions. The data input is connected to the input of a distributor for providing signals for driving the image... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100045648 - Image display device and driving method of image display device: Disclosed herein is an image display device including a display section, a signal line driving circuit, and a scanning line driving circuit. The display section is formed by arranging pixel circuits in a form of a matrix. The signal line driving circuit is configured to output a driving signal for... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100045652 - Display device and display drive method: A display device includes: a pixel array including pixel circuits arranged in a matrix, each pixel circuit having a light emitting element, a drive transistor, and a storage capacitor storing a threshold voltage of the transistor and an inputted signal value; and a threshold correction operation means for performing a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100045651 - Voltage stabilizing circuit and display apparatus having the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a printed circuit board, a data driver and a gate driver. The data driver includes a digital processor and an analog processor, and receives image data and a data control signal to provide the display panel with a data signal. The printed circuit... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100045655 - Display: A display is provided, which includes a timing controller, a data driver, and first and second termination resistors. The timing controller transmits a transmission signal, including at least one of a data signal, a clock signal, and a strobe signal, in a differential format and drives current in a pull... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100045654 - Display device and display drive method: A display device includes: a pixel array including pixel circuits arranged in a matrix state, in which each pixel circuit has a light emitting element, a drive transistor, and a storage capacitor storing a threshold voltage of the drive transistor and an inputted signal value; a threshold correction operation means... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100045656 - Display driver with charge pumping signals synchronized to different clocks for multiple modes: A display driver generates a respective charge pumping signal and respective driving signals synchronized to a respective same clock signal for each of the CPU and video interface modes. Because such respective signals are synchronized to a respective same clock signal, the noise superimposed on the driving signals applied on... Agent: Law Office Of Monica H Choi

20100045653 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device is provided. The plasma display device may include a plasma display panel (PDP) including an upper substrate having a plurality of scan electrodes and a plurality of sustain electrodes formed thereon and a lower substrate having a plurality of address electrodes formed thereon; and a driving... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100045657 - Driving device for liquid crystal display: A driving device of a liquid crystal display (LCD) utilized for preventing noises of a clock signal from causing error operation of a shift register is disclosed. The driving device includes a shift register, a reception terminal, a noise elimination circuit and a control signal generation circuit. The reception terminal... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100045658 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display and method of driving the display are disclosed. To form wall charges at each electrode such that the sustain discharge is generated, a positive voltage is applied to a plurality of sustain electrodes after a scan pulse is applied to the scan electrodes in an address period... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100045659 - Element mapping apparatus and element mapping image display method: Distribution images that are element mapping images displayed on a parent window of a display unit are switched by selecting a particular element or an analysis line to be displayed on a display element screen or a screen switch button using a keyboard or a mouse, so that the plural... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/seiko Instruments Inc.

20100045666 - Anchored navigation in a three dimensional environment on a mobile device: This invention relates to anchored navigation in a three dimensional environment on a mobile device. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method navigates a virtual camera in a three dimensional environment on a mobile device having a touch screen. A first user input is received indicating that a first object is... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.l.l.c.

20100045668 - Apparatus and method for 3d packet scale down with proxy server in mobile environment: A mobile network capable of 3-Dimensional (3D) packet scale down includes a server, mobile station and proxy server. The proxy server includes an apparatus and method for 3-Dimensional (3D) packet scale down. The method includes receiving a 3D packet from a main server, generating a set of unit figures constituting... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100045664 - Image processor, control method of image processor and information recording medium: Provided is an image processor which makes it easier for a person other than a programmer, for example, a designer of a shape and the like of a collided object, to participate in behavior control performed on a mobile object in the case where the mobile object collides against the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100045663 - Method and apparatus for identifying visual content foregrounds: A method and apparatus for identifying visual content foregrounds, the method comprises steps of: determining a 3-D opening-by-reconstruction modest structure element (BO) and a 3-D closing-by-reconstruction modest structure element (BC); comparing an original image with an image obtained by performing MSOR operation to the original image with BO and an... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100045665 - Method and device for creating at least two key frames corresponding to a three-dimensional object: The invention relates to a method and a device for creating at least two key images each including an image representing at least one three-dimensional object in a three-dimensional environment, and the exposure of the object in said environment from the viewpoint of the associated image, said method being characterised... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20100045661 - Method and system for converting a two-dimensional (2-d) graphic user interface (gui) into a gui with a three-dimensional (3-d) effect: A method for converting a two-dimensional (2-D) graphic user interface (GUI) into a GUI with a three-dimensional (3-D) effect includes: defining a GUI display region on a screen, the GUI display region being defined by first and second curved lines that are spaced apart from each other in a first... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100045662 - Method and system for delivering and interactively displaying three-dimensional graphics: A method is provided whereby the user can view and interact with live, realtime 3D content using just a web browser, requiring no extra downloads or third party 3D plugins. The invention uses W3C standard bitmap formats, typically JPEG or PNG, as the delivery vehicle for server side rendered 3D... Agent: Oyen, Wiggs, Green & Mutala LLP 480 - The Station

20100045667 - Navigation in a three dimensional environment using an orientation of a mobile device: This invention relates to navigation in a three dimensional environment using an orientation of a mobile device. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method navigates a virtual camera in a three dimensional environment on a mobile device. The method includes: receiving orientation information of the mobile device; and orienting the virtual... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.l.l.c.

20100045660 - Recommendations for object use in virtual environment: Techniques are disclosed for helping users determine the “best” places to use and acquire inventory objects within a virtual environment, as well as to notify users of useful inventory items when an avatar is at a particular location in the virtual environment. An object index may be used to store... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20100045671 - 3d ball skinning using partial differential equations for generation of smooth tubular surfaces: A method of computing a continuous interpolation of a discrete set of three-dimensional (3D) balls, including generating an initial skin, wherein the initial skin is a surface comprised of splines and wherein the splines touch each ball along a circle that is tangent to the ball, solving a first differential... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100045669 - Systems and method for visualization of fluids: Example embodiments of the present invention are directed to methods and systems for simulating and visualizing a flowing fluid when interacting with an intersecting object. An example embodiment provides for simulating the falling fluid as a two-dimensional plane and rendering first and second depth buffers corresponding to current depth information... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100045670 - Systems and methods for rendering three-dimensional objects: In one embodiment, a three-dimensional object is rendered on a two-dimensional display screen by associating a three-dimensional mesh with an image of the object, generating a vector-based texture map that defines a surface area of the object, and rendering the vector-based texture map on the display screen.... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100045672 - Computerized image rendering with per-frame buffer scene segmentation: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for image rendering with per-frame buffer scene segmentation. A user specifies how geometric objects, light sources, and various types of rendering operations in a graphics scene are associated. A segmentation API translates scene data into specific instructions used by a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100045673 - System and method for polytopic mesh refinement: A method is disclosed for partitioning an input polytope into a conformal set of polytopes according to a subdivision pattern specified on lower-dimensional boundaries of the input polytope. A feature of this method is that it is applicable to any dimension. For input polytopes that are hexahedra isomorphic to a... Agent: Kurt C. Olsen Sandia Labs - Mail Stop 9031

20100045674 - Image processing device using selective neighboring voxel removal and related methods: An image processing device may include a memory, and a controller. The controller may cooperate with the memory for determining N nearest neighbors for each voxel among a plurality thereof, and determining a respective distance between each voxel and its N nearest neighboring voxels. The controller may also cooperate with... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20100045676 - Systems and methods for fast real-time rendering of multiple light sources: Example embodiments of the present invention include systems and methods for the efficient rendering of multiple light sources, each controlled individually, in a single pass. An example embodiment encodes the light sources in a texture map, such as DXT. Each channel of the multi-channel texture map encodes data associated with... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100045675 - Systems and methods for reproduction of shadows from multiple incident light sources: Systems and methods are provided for simulating shadows in a scene. In an embodiment, two or more light sources that cast shadows from objects are identified. Each of those light sources is then assigned to a channel in a shadow mask buffer. The shadows are then accumulated into the shadow... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100045678 - Image capture and playback: A video signal is generated having a moving image as a series of playback frames and representing movement of a viewer through a computer-generated virtual scene which is generated using stored images by taking the stored images to have different viewpoints within the virtual scene. The video signal is generated... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC

20100045677 - System and method for creation of perspective images generated by a negative exponential algorithm: A system for creation of perspective images of the present invention includes: A new method for transforming three-dimensional (3D) world coordinates into two-dimensional (2D) screen coordinates using a negative exponential algorithm, instead of the classical projection algorithms that have the distance ‘z’ to the observer in the denominator (division algorithms);... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.

20100045679 - Method and apparatus for approximating hair and similar objects during animation: Simulating dynamics (e.g., physical effects of inertia, forces, wind) on strands (e.g., hair) during computer based animation requires quick and accurate approximations of mathematical curves. Each strand is initially represented as a B-spline curve. Line segments approximating the curve are created by using affine combinations based on the curve's control... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100045680 - Performance driven facial animation: A method of animating a digital facial model, the method including: defining a plurality of action units; calibrating each action unit of the plurality of action units via an actor's performance; capturing first facial pose data; determining a plurality of weights, each weight of the plurality of weights uniquely corresponding... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100045681 - System and method for verifying content displayed on an electronic visual display: One embodiment of a system and method may include communicating visual content via a visual content signal to an electronic visual display for displaying between a start time and an end time. The visual content signal may be displayed between the start and end times, and an operational parameter (e.g.,... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100045682 - Apparatus and method for communicating between a central processing unit and a graphics processing unit: The present invention provides an improved technique for communicating between a central processing unit and a graphics processing unit of a data processing apparatus. Shared memory is provided which is accessible by the central processing unit and the graphics processing unit, and via which data structures are shareable between the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

20100045683 - Hardware type vector graphics accelerator: Techniques, apparatus and system are described for providing a hardware-type vector graphics acceleration. In one aspect, a hardware-type vector graphics accelerator includes graphics processing modules to communicate with a controller unit. The graphics processing modules include at least one of a rasterizing setup module, a scissor module, a paint generation... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20100045684 - Host control device, slave control device, screen operation right giving method, and storage medium containing screen operation right giving program: A host personal computer (PC) 100 is connected to a plurality of slave PC 200 for controlling a plurality of process modules (PM) or a transfer module (TM). The host PC 100 judges whether or not an operation right is given to the slave PC 200 which has requested the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100045685 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device with shorter response time and simpler configuration is provided. The liquid crystal display device including: a plurality of pixels each including a liquid crystal element; and a driving section performing an image display driving by applying a driving voltage based on a video signal to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100045686 - Display method applied to electrophoretic display and corresponding electrophoretic display: In a display method applied to an electrophoretic display, the electrophoretic display has a first memory, a second memory and an electrophoretic display panel. A plurality of data is stored in the first memory according to a predetermined sequence. The display method includes the following steps. Firstly, whether a first... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100045687 - Overlap in successive transfers of video data to minimize memory traffic: A method, system, and apparatus of overlap in successive transfers of video data to minimize memory traffic are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method includes identifying a reusable portion of a preexisting video data in an on-chip memory that corresponds to an overlapping video data in an off-chip memory, preserving... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100045688 - Dynamic image control device using coincident blank insertion signals: An image control device has display signals and blank insertion (BI) signals. Polarities of the display signals and those of the BI signals are coincident. Thus, BI signals are displayed in a way of 1+2 line inversion and differences of response times are eliminated to avoid affecting MPRT... Agent: Venable LLP

20100045689 - Method for displaying divided screens on a display and electronic device applying the method: An electronic device has a display, a video memory, a video data buffer unit, a central processing unit, and a video processing unit. The central processing unit, according to a number of divided screens and a resolution for each of the divided screens, retrieves different but continuous video data corresponding... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100045690 - Digital display: A display system that achieves a gamma characteristic different than 1, such as a gamma characteristic of 2 for example. The gamma characteristic may be selectable and it may be selectable via timing characteristics rather than by varying the intensity of the light source. Defective memory registers are also compensated... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100045691 - Image display device and image display method: An image display device which sets up display positions and drawing order on a display screen of images generated from graphics data for each of layers on the basis of layout information and layer structure information, and which displays the images generated from the plurality of graphics data on the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100045692 - Method and system for processing an image according to deterministic and stochastic fields: A method of assembling an image. The method comprises receiving an image depicting a pattern, identifying a stochastic field and a deterministic field of the pattern, separately increasing resolution of each the stochastic and deterministic fields, and assembling the resolution increased stochastic and deterministic fields to create an additional image... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

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20100045693 - Picture attribute allocation: The invention concerns image processing and, in particular, the processing of picture attribute fields for an image. A method of obtaining a new picture attribute field of an image is disclosed in which a picture attribute value at one position is allocated to a new position in the image in... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100045695 - Subpixel rendering area resample functions for display device: Input image data indicating an image is rendered to a display panel in a display device or system that is substantially configured with a three primary color or multi-primary color subpixel repeating group using a subpixel rendering operation based on area resampling techniques. Examples of expanded area resample functions have... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100045696 - Method for producing 2d image slices from 3d projection data acquired by means of a ct system from an examination subject containing metal parts: A method of at least one embodiment has three method sections. In the first method section, 3D projection data is generated by 3D scanning of the examination subject and first 3D image data is reconstructed therefrom by means of convolution back projection. In the second method section, the image artifacts... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100045697 - Social virtual avatar modification: The techniques disclosed herein integrate a social aspect into avatar modification. Multiple users may access a virtual environment that allows users to modify the user's avatar. The users in the application may be any combination of remote and local players. The users' avatars may be associated with the same application... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100045698 - Client side multi-component image composition: A method is provided for displaying a client-side multi-component image. A plurality of image component channels derived from captured images of a sample are stored in a server, the plurality of image component channels being stored in the form of a plurality of image data records. A client then requests... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100045699 - Dynamic exploration of electronic maps: A mapping engine receives map data from a map server and displays electronic maps. The mapping engine also receives one or more templates that specify metrics to show with the map. The templates specify metrics to accomplish specific tasks, such as house hunting. Metrics describe attributes of the areas shown... Agent: Google / Fenwick

20100045701 - Automatic mapping of augmented reality fiducials: Systems and methods expedite and improve the process of configuring an augmented reality environment. A method of pose determination according to the invention includes the step of placing at least one synthetic fiducial in a real environment to be augmented. A camera, which may include apparatus for obtaining directly measured... Agent: Gifford, Krass, Sprinkle,anderson & Citkowski, P.c

20100045700 - Device for watching real-time augmented reality and method for implementing said device: The invention relates to a real-time augmented-reality watching device (300), which comprises an image sensor (335) such as a PTZ camera, a visualisation system (320) and a control interface (310). In this device, the camera is controlled by a control interface operated by the user. Once the user has received... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20100045702 - Navigating digital images using detail-in-context lenses: In an implementation, an appearance of lens is displayed on a display device for a selected region of an image to magnify the selected region of the image in comparison with a portion of the image outside of the appearance of the lens. A zoomed-in view of the image is... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20100045703 - User interface gestures for moving a virtual camera on a mobile device: This invention relates to user interface gestures for moving a virtual camera on a mobile device. In an embodiment, a computer-implemented method navigates a virtual camera in a three dimensional environment on a mobile device having a touch screen. A user input is received indicating that two objects have touched... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.l.l.c.

20100045704 - Method for changing dynamic display mode and apparatus thereof in car navigation system: A method of changing a display mode in a car navigation system, the method including: acquiring distance information from a current vehicle location to a guide point; and gradually changing the display mode into any one of a two-dimensional display mode and a three-dimensional display mode based on the distance... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100045705 - Interaction techniques for flexible displays: The invention relates to a set of interaction techniques for obtaining input to a computer system based on methods and apparatus for detecting properties of the shape, location and orientation of flexible display surfaces, as determined through manual or gestural interactions of a user with said display surfaces. Such input... Agent: Mintz Levin Cohn Ferris Glovsky & Popeo

20100045706 - Method and system for navigating within an image: The present invention relates to at least one image section which is represented according to a zoom factor selected from a number of different zoom factors. Either the represented image section is changed when the zoom factor is lower than a zoom threshold value, or a marker representation superimposing the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100045710 - Backlight apparatus and a liquid crystal display including the same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight unit, and a backlight control circuit. The liquid crystal panel displays an image. The backlight unit supplies light to the liquid crystal panel and includes a plurality of backlight blocks arranged in a matrix. The backlight control circuit controls... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100045707 - Color sequential method for displaying images: A color sequential method for displaying images is suitable for applying in a display with pixels. Each of frames is formed by displaying a first sub-frame, a second sub-frame and a third sub-frame within a displaying time by the pixels. By calculating differences in gray levels between neighboring pixels, variations... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100045709 - Display apparatus, display control apparatus, and display control method as well as program: A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel circuits arrayed in a matrix fashion; a light emitting circuit provided to each pixel circuit and emitting light correspondingly to a drive current; and a detection circuit provided to a predetermined pixel circuit and outputting a signal according to a temperature that... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100045708 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid crystal display apparatus driving circuit, liquid crystal display apparatus source driver, and liquid crystal display apparatus controller: In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal display apparatus driving circuit selectively supplies positive polarity gray scale voltages or negative polarity gray scale voltages to video signal lines as video signals. The circuit includes a gray scale voltage generation circuit for generating a gray scale voltage for... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100045711 - System and method for control of the transparency of a display medium, primarily show windows and facades: A power transmission cable includes at least one power conductor, an insulating layer surrounding the conductor to form at least one insulated conductor, a flame-retardant halogen free protective sheath provided in a radially external position with respect to the insulated conductor, wherein the sheath has an inner and an outer... Agent: James C Wray

  
02/18/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100039350 - Methods, systems, and computer program products for operating handheld electronic devices including moveable displays and related devices: In a method of operating a handheld electronic device including a housing having a fixed display on a surface thereof and a moveable display that is configured slide along the surface to variably overlap portions of the fixed display, a signal is received from a position sensor adjacent the surface... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100039352 - Forming spectral filters: A lens bears a plurality of roll-coated layers to pass, to one eye of a viewer, a first image, in a first band of wavelengths, that is appropriate for 3D viewing of a stereoscopic image.... Agent: Bose Corporation C/o Donna Griffiths

20100039351 - Image display device and image display system: An image display device comprising a display portion that projects, via eyepiece optical systems which respectively correspond to each of the both eyes of a user, a light emitted from a two-dimensionally light emitting type photoelectric device which is perpendicular to the light beam emitting direction onto the eyeballs of... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100039353 - Near-to-eye display artifact reduction system and method: A near-to-eye (NTE) display system and method are provided for reducing artifact display in a NTE display that is worn, at least partially, on a viewer's head. The movement of the NTE display is sensed while displaying an image that comprises individual content frames on the NTE display. A characteristic... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100039354 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: A display panel which can be applied to a display device comprises a first substrate, a second substrate and a display element layer. The first substrate has a structure in which a device layer is stacked on an insulating substrate via a first conductive layer. A device layer has at... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100039355 - Speaker apparatus providing with visual screen: A speaker apparatus having a video screen function is disclosed, in which a cone paper of a conventional speaker is substituted with a flexible OLED for thereby displaying various images and video sources in sync with an audio source. A flexible OLED is provided for displaying a video source and... Agent: Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, P.C.

20100039356 - Driving method of display device: In a display device for displaying gray scales by dividing one frame into a plurality of subframes and using a time gray scale method, pseudo contour is generated. In the case where high-order bits are displayed, gray scales are displayed by sequentially adding the weight (light-emitting period, the frequency of... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20100039357 - Display device with chiplets: A display device includes: a substrate; one or more pixels arranged on the substrate, each pixel including a control electrode; a wiring layer located over the substrate, the wiring layer having a continuous line and a discontinuous pass-thru line formed therein. The active-matrix device includes at least one chiplet located... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff

20100039358 - Circuit for controlling color sequential liquid crystal display and method for scanning the same: The present invention provides a control circuit and a scanning method thereof, and can be applied to a color sequential liquid crystal display (LCD). The color sequential LCD produces a plurality of color backlights, receives a data signal, and receives a plurality of scanning signals produced by a scan driving... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100039359 - Adjustment circuit for color sequential liquid crystal display and adjustment method thereof: An adjustment circuit for color sequential liquid crystal displays and an adjustment method thereof applied to a color sequential liquid crystal display are disclosed. The color sequential liquid crystal display receives a plurality of driving signals from a light-source driving circuit to generate a plurality of primary color backlights and... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100039360 - Liquid crystal display and operating method thereof: An LCD display system includes a register, a driver, and a processor. The register temporarily stores display parameter data. The driver reads the data. The processor triggers display parameter data and includes a parameter-setting module, a determination module, and a reset module. The parameter-setting module sets display parameter data. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100039361 - Gate switch apparatus for amorphous silicon lcd: A gate switch apparatus of a-Si LCDs is provided. The gate switch apparatus is suitable for switching a plurality of sub gate lines and disposed in two rim spaces of a display to make a-Si TFT switch with less impedance. According to a switch driving timing, a plurality of sub... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100039362 - Control ic for color sequential liquid crystal display: A control IC (integrated circuit) for color sequential liquid crystal displays (LCD) is revealed. The control IC includes an interface for receiving a command and at least one display data and a timing generator to generate a scan timing signal, a data timing signal, and a driving timing signal. According... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100039364 - Drive voltage generating circuit and liquid crystal display including the same: A drive voltage generating circuit which has a first shifter receiving an input voltage and outputting a first drive voltage obtained by first shifting a voltage level of the input voltage; a second shifter receiving outputting the second drive voltage obtained by second shifting a voltage level of the first... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100039363 - Gate driving circuit and display device having the same: A gate driving circuit that may be capable of improving driving margin and maintaining reliability even after long use, and a display device having the gate driving circuit. The gate driving circuit includes a shift register having a plurality of stages dependently connected to one another, wherein each stage includes... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100039366 - Backlight display and method for a vehicle: An opaque divider divides two independently-controllable backlights to a vehicle-based display screen. In this way light from one backlight does not interfere with the light (or the lack thereof) from the other backlight.... Agent: Emerson, Thomson & Bennett, LLC

20100039365 - Chromatic lcd device and method thereof: The present invention modulates a plurality of sequentially generated common voltage signals into a new common voltage signal and synchronous color-separation backlight control signals turning on different-color backlight sources. The new common voltage signals and segment voltage signals cooperate to form voltage differences making a mono-pixel allow different-color backlights to... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100039367 - Driving apparatus, driving method and liquid crystal display using the same: A driving apparatus, a driving method and a liquid crystal display (LCD) using the same are provided, wherein the method includes the following steps of: setting a color display sequence, wherein the color display sequence is RGBG, RGRB or RBGB; alternately reading frame data from a first frame register and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100039368 - Method of local dimming of display light source and apparatus performing same: In a machine-implemented method of local dimming a light source of a light source block for driving the light source block to provide a plurality of image regions with light, duty ratios of a first light source and a second light source adjacent to the first light source are initially... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100039369 - Projection display unit and method for controlling image display: A projection display unit includes: a light modulation panel which modulates light from a light source in accordance with a given image signal; an iris diaphragm which regulates, by changing a diaphragm diameter, a transmission amount of light modulated by the light modulation panel; a histogram creator which creates a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100039370 - Method of making a light modulating display device and associated transistor circuitry and structures thereof: An Interferometric Modulator (IMod) is a microelectromechanical device for modulating light using interference. The colors of these devices may be determined in a spatial fashion, and their inherent color shift may be compensated for using several optical compensation mechanisms. Brightness, addressing, and driving of IMods may be accomplished in a... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100039371 - Arrangement for selectively viewing and hiding user interface items on a body of a communication apparatus, and communication apparatus comprising such arrangement: An arrangement for selectively viewing and hiding user interface items on a body of a communication apparatus is disclosed. The arrangement comprises a light source arranged inside the body and arranged to project light towards a surface of the body such that when the light source is in an on-state,... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100039374 - Electronic device and method for viewing displayable medias: A method adapted for an electronic device for viewing medias is provided. The method includes: detecting a motion of an electronic device; determining the motion of the electronic device is a first two control motion or a second two control motion; controlling a display unit to display a previous media... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100039379 - Enhanced multi-touch detection: Enhanced multi-touch detection, in which a graphical user interface for an application is projected onto a surface, and electromagnetic radiation is emitted. The electromagnetic radiation is collectively emitted by an array defining a layer aligned parallel with the surface and overlapping at least a region of the surface onto which... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100039373 - Hybrid control of haptic feedback for host computer and interface device: A hybrid haptic feedback system in which a host computer and haptic feedback device share processing loads to various degrees in the output of haptic sensations, and features for efficient output of haptic sensations in such a system. A haptic feedback interface device in communication with a host computer includes... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100039378 - Information processing apparatus, method and program: An information processing apparatus includes an imaging unit, an icon display control unit causing a display to display an operation icon, a pickup image display processing unit causing the display to sequentially display an input operation region image constituted by, among pixel regions constituting an image picked up by the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100039372 - Mobile device display implementation: A mobile communication device contains a plurality of displays. A control module and one of the displays is contained by a first housing. Another housing, bearing a second display, is slidably engageable with the first housing. An optical data transmission mechanism is coupled between the control module and the second... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

20100039380 - Movable audio/video communication interface system: A system that includes a desk top assembly of a display and sensors mounted on a robotic arm. The arm moves the assembly so that it remains within position and orientation tolerances relative to the user's head as the user looks around. Near-field speaker arrays supply audio and a microphone... Agent: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP

20100039375 - Signal processing method of multi-finger touch supported touch apparatus having hidden physical button: A signal processing method of a multi-finger touch supported touch apparatus having hidden physical button is applied to the multi-finger touch supported touch apparatus having at least one physical button element pair. The method includes the steps of scanning a touch sensor of the multi-finger touch supported touch apparatus continuously,... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100039377 - System and method for controlling a virtual reality environment by an actor in the virtual reality environment: A motion capture environment includes at least one sensor-tracker for tracking a location of a tracked object within the motion capture environment and one or more computers collectively operable to generate a virtual reality environment including a virtual control panel having a virtual control that, when actuated, effects a predetermined... Agent: Law Offices Of James E. Walton, PLLC

20100039376 - System and method for reducing power consumption of a display device: A system and method for reducing power consumption of a display device initializes a counter as zero, controls a video camera to capture an image of an object that is in front of the display device, and determines whether any user's eyes are viewing the display device by analyzing facial... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100039383 - Display control device, program for implementing the display control device, and recording medium containing the program: A virtual plane including a display screen is divided into small regions. If calculated coordinates of an intersection is located in one of the small regions outside the display screen, an icon corresponding to the small region is displayed at a predetermined position. If coordinates of the intersection are not... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100039382 - Information processing apparatus, input apparatus, information processing system, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus, an input apparatus, an information processing system, an information processing method, and a program that are capable of improving operability when a target object is selected on a screen are provided. A control apparatus is provided to which, when a button is pressed in a state... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100039381 - Rotatable input device: In an example embodiment, a computer mouse is provided. This computer mouse includes a surface tracking sensor that detects movement of the computer mouse along the support surface. Additionally included are one or more orientation sensors that detect a movement of the computer mouse relative to a pivot point. The... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/apple

20100039384 - Foot pad structure of a mouse: The present invention discloses an improved foot pad structure of a mouse, including: a mouse housing, having a top surface and a bottom surface; at least one foot pad, disposed on a bottom surface of the mouse housing, and made of a ceramic material or a glass material for providing... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20100039385 - Computer peripheral with integrated electromagnetic radiation therapy: A computer pointing device that provides electromagnetic radiation therapy to help prevent or promote healing for repetitive stress injury. The device, such as a computer mouse, may include a body and a motion sensing device configured to determine movement of the body relative to a reference point. An EMR-emitting device,... Agent: Michael P. Mazza, LLC

20100039389 - Digital photo frame capable of adjusting digital image and method thereof: A method for adjusting images is provided. The method includes: acquiring a predetermined time interval; performing adjustment for a current property and displaying the image with different settings of the current property; receiving input signals; generating control signals corresponding to the input signals; upon the condition that the processor generates... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100039388 - Keyboard apparatus integrated with touch input module: A keyboard apparatus integrated with a touch input module is disclosed, and the touch input module functions as a handwriting mode and a cursor mode. Therefore, an input apparatus with more convenient and integrated functions is provided. According to the preferred embodiment, a keyboard controller for processing and transferring keystroke... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100039387 - Slate wireless keyboard connection and proximity display enhancement for visible display area: An approach is provided that identifies when a wireless keyboard unit is connected to an information handling system that includes a display screen that is partially blocked when the keyboard is attached. A determination is made as to the size of the visible portion of the display screen. Items are... Agent: Lenovo - Jvl C/o Vanleeuwen & Vanleeuwen

20100039386 - Slim backlighted keyboard: The present invention discloses a slim backlighted keyboard comprising a plurality of press members; and a support plate arranged below the press members. The support plate includes a first plane and a second plane interconnecting to each other optically. The first plane has at least one elastic support element corresponding... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100039390 - Key unit with case: A key unit having a case wherein a key operation portion of a keypad is formed using a flexible rubber material, and the other portion of the keypad is formed using a rigid reinforcement plate, or is reinforced by a reinforcement plate, characterized by the integral formation, with the key... Agent: Hedman & Costigan P.C.

20100039392 - Conductive fingernail: A device and attachment connected to a user's fingernail that can be employed to interact with a conductive touch screen is provided. Specifically, the device is made from a conductive material and provides conductivity to the screen when in contact. The device is connected to or placed on the user's... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100039398 - Cover lens with touch-sensing function and method for fabricating the same: A cover lens with touch-sensing function is provided, which is combined onto an external side of an electronic device and allows the touch-sensing and protection for the electronic device. The provided cover lens is constructed by a tempered substrate, a pattern layer and a touch-sensing layer, where the pattern layer... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100039397 - Display panel and touch-sensitive display module: A display panel is adapted to being combined with a touch-sensitive device and being electrically connected to a circuit board. The display panel includes a first body and a first connector. The first body has a display area, a first surface and a second surface. The first surface is opposite... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100039401 - Electronic device and method for viewing displayable medias: A media viewing method is provided. The method includes: receiving touch signals; determining whether touch position that corresponds to the touch signals is at the first touch input area or the second touch input area; controlling a display unit to display a previous media or a next media if the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100039394 - Hybrid inertial and touch sensing input device: A method and apparatus for tracking coarse and fine motions associated with an electronic input device is disclosed. The electronic input device can have both an inertial sensor and a touch sensor. The method includes receiving inputs from an inertial sensor and a touch sensor, and dynamically adjusting a velocity... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/apple

20100039402 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a display control unit that causes a display unit having a display screen to perform information display; a switching unit that performs switching between a touch input enable state, in which predetermined processing is performed in response to touch input, and a touch input disable... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100039391 - Jogbox for a coordinate measuring machine: Coordinate measuring machines typically include a jogbox that allows an operator to control movements of a probe with a joystick and dedicated buttons. By facilitating advanced interaction between the jogbox and the dimensional metrology application, the jogbox may be used to control most or all of the functional aspects of... Agent: Hexagon Metrology C/o Wolf, Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100039400 - Method and apparatus for controlling information scrolling on touch-screen: A method and apparatus to control information scrolling on a touch screen, the method including: displaying an information scroll controlling region on the touch screen; sensing a touch for a scroll pointer in the information scroll controlling region and performing a dragging operation from the touched location; in response to... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100039399 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling operation of the mobile terminal: A method of controlling a mobile terminal, and which includes displaying a list of items on a touch screen of the mobile terminal, rearranging the displayed list of items such that at least one selected item is moved to a specified location in the list of items, and maintaining the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100039393 - Text entry on touch screen cellphones by different pressure levels: A system and methodology that can enter different text based on an amount of pressure exerted on a key of an electronic device is provided. The system employs one or more sensors located on the key to collect pressure data. A pressure detection component selects text associated with the currently... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100039403 - Touch device and method for providing tactile feedback: A touch device includes a touch panel and a vibration device to provide tactile feedback to a user to locate a key on a display of the touch panel. A processor generates a drive signal to the vibration device when the position on the display touched by a finger or... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100039395 - Touch screen: The invention relates to a user interface module comprising at least a first information element and a sensor element that is adjusted to sense the location of a touching means when the touching means is in the vicinity of the first information element. The module also comprises a second information... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100039396 - Touch sensing apparatus and sensing signal processing method thereof: A touch sensing apparatus for accelerating a sensing signal processing operation is provided. The touch sensing apparatus includes a plurality of sets of horizontal sensing lines, a plurality of sets of vertical sensing lines, a plurality of processing circuits, and a plurality of sensing units. The plurality of sensing units... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100039404 - Integrated input system: An integrated input system includes a touch sensing unit, a signal processing unit, a user instruction recognizing unit and an integration bus. The touch sensing unit has at least an electrical circuit and a transmission conducting line for outputting a sensing signal after being touched with one or multiple objects.... Agent: G. Link Co., Ltd

20100039405 - Projective capacitive touch apparatus, and method for identifying distinctive positions: A projective capacitive touch apparatus and a method for identifying multi-touched positions are provided. The multi-touched positions are touched on a projective capacitive touch panel. The method comprises the following steps: generating a first set of reference values according to the first touch position; generating a plurality of second sets... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100039407 - Sensory structure of capacitive touch panel with predetermined sensing areas: A sensory structure of capacitive touch panel is disclosed. The sensory structure adopts a full sensing layer therein, which is patterned in such a way that respective sensing units are formed at predetermined sensing areas, and that the sensing areas are covered. The sensory structure includes a substrate having plural... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100039406 - Touch sensor, liquid crystal display panel having the same and driving method for the same: A touch sensor is installed inside a liquid crystal display panel to sense a touch operation and includes a light sensing part including a photodiode, a capacitance sensing part including a liquid crystal capacitor, and a sensing signal output part. The light sensing part generates a control signal corresponding to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100039408 - Light pen, photo detective liquid crystal display device and display device having the light pen: A photo detective LCD device includes a light pen. The light pen includes a body, a driving pulse generating module and a light generating module. The body has a pen shape, and an end of the body includes an opening through which light exits. The driving pulse generating module is... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100039410 - Distributed display apparatus: A distributed architecture for driving various electro-optic reflective display devices (620) is disclosed. Analog processors (6-15) are positioned in close proximity to the electro-optic reflective segments (650) being driven while digital processing functions are performed at a remote location. The analog and digital processors communicate via a bus (640). Various... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100039409 - Method and apparatus for sensing, measurement or characterization of display elements integrated with the display drive scheme, and system and applications using the same: Methods and systems for electrical sensing, measurement and characterization of display elements are described. An embodiment includes integrating the electrical sensing, measurement and characterization with the display drive scheme. This embodiment allows for measurement of DC or operational hysteresis voltages and/or response times of interferometric modulator MEMS devices, for example,... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100039412 - Method and system for controlling operations of a display module in a portable terminal: The present invention provides a method and system to control operations of a display module in a portable terminal. The system may include a display unit, motors connected to the display unit, a motor driving unit, and a controller. The system may control the display unit so that a portion... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100039411 - Method of driving pixel circuit, light-emitting apparatus, and electronic apparatus: A pixel circuit includes a light-emitting device, a driving transistor, and a storage capacitance. The method of driving the pixel circuit includes: performing a compensating operation of asymptotically causing the voltage across the storage capacitance to converge with a voltage corresponding to a threshold voltage of the driving transistor, over... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100039413 - Display panel driving apparatus: The present disclosure provides a display panel driving apparatus for driving a display panel including a plurality of display cells, in accordance with an inputted image signal, including, a first latch section that successively reads and holds a pixel data piece for each pixel based on the inputted image signal,... Agent: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20100039414 - Automatic brightness control for displays: An automatic brightness adjustment for devices with displays includes the capability to assess ambient light. The assessment may be made using circuitry, such as a light meter circuit, by exploiting exposure control circuitry, or using other approaches. The ambient light value is sent to a brightness adjustment driver, which may... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100039418 - Dual-image flat display device: A dual-image flat display device includes a first and a second substrates parallel with each other, a liquid crystal layer having liquid crystal molecules, and at least a pixel disposed on the second substrate. The pixel includes pluralities of sub-pixels arranged side by side along a first direction. Each sub-pixel... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100039416 - Method of driving display apparatus and driving circuit for display apparatus using the same: In a driving method of a display apparatus using a driving circuit, when an image signal is a film image signal, first, second, and third original image signals are extracted based on the film image signal. Then, a first compensation image signal is generated based on first and second original... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100039415 - Plasma display device and method for driving plasma display panel: A plasma display panel; a scan electrode drive circuit for generating a gently decreasing downward inclined waveform voltage in an initializing period, a gently increasing first inclined waveform voltage in an initializing period of at least one subfield in one field period, and a second inclined waveform voltage having a... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100039417 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: A scan electrode driving circuit applies a rising ramp waveform voltage to scan electrodes (SCN1 to SCNn) to generate a first setup discharge in a first period within a setup period, applies a dropping ramp waveform voltage to the scan electrodes (SCN1 to SCNn) to generate a second setup discharge... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100039419 - Display device, electronic apparatus and electronic system: Disclosed is a display device having a pixel electrode and a pixel driving transistor. The display device comprises a capacitor, a gate voltage control transistor and a source driving circuit. The capacitor, coupled to the gate of the pixel driving transistor, holds the applied voltage to the aforesaid gate. The... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100039420 - Plasma display and driving apparatus thereof: A driving apparatus of a plasma display is disclosed. The apparatus includes a first switch connected between a first power source for supplying a first voltage and a scan electrode, and a first diode and a second switch connected in series between a second power source for supplying a second... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100039422 - Display apparatus and drive control method for the same: Supplying first and second measuring voltages to a source terminal of a drive transistor to obtain first and second voltage variations at the source terminal of the drive transistor when a parasitic capacitance of a light emitting element is charged by currents flowed through the drive transistor by the supply... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC

20100039421 - Driving method for organic electroluminescence light emitting section: A driving method for an organic EL light emitting section is provided which achieves optimization of a mobility correction process for a transistor of a driving circuit in response to luminance. In a driving method for an organic EL light emitting section wherein a driving circuit 11 formed from a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100039423 - Scan driver and organic light emitting display using the same: An organic light emitting display generates scan signals with a scan driver that includes a plurality of stages. A first stage among the plurality of stages includes a first signal processor receiving a start pulse and a second clock to generate a first output signal, a second signal processor receiving... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100039425 - Color sequential liquid crystal display and pixel circuit thereof: A color sequential liquid crystal display and a pixel circuit thereof are provided. The pixel circuit includes a first and a second sampling switches, a first and a second voltage registers, a first and a second output switches, a liquid crystal (LC) capacitor, and a reset switch. The first voltage... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100039426 - Data signal loading circuit, display panel driving circuit, and image display apparatus: A data signal loading circuit (i) which includes: a comparator CMP1 receiving clock signal CKP and reverse-phase signal CKN of clock signal CKP, and outputting clock signal CLP1 which is in phase with clock signal CKP, and clock signal CLN 1 having a reverse phase of clock signal CKP; a... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100039424 - Method of reducing offset voltage in a microelectromechanical device: A method of conditioning a microelectromechanical device is disclosed. In one embodiment the method comprises applying a conditioning signal to a microelectromechanical device having an offset voltage of a first sign, the conditioning signal having an average that is of a second sign which is opposite the first sign. In... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100039429 - Apparatus and method for 3d animation rendering in portable terminal: A portable terminal includes a three dimensional (3D) apparatus for rendering a 3D animation. In the method, one or more animation data for a 3D animation are generated when initializing an application program for execution of the 3D animation. An animation index is determined in consideration of the animation lapse... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100039428 - Method and apparatus for determining two- or three-dimensional display mode of image sequence: A method of determining a two-dimensional (2D) or three-dimensional (3D) display mode is provided. An image sequence is received. Whether a current image included in the image sequence is a 2D or 3D image is determined. Based on a result of the determination, a 2D or 3D display mode for... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100039427 - Reconstructing three dimensional oil paintings: Techniques for generating three dimensional image data with brushstroke effects from a two dimensional image is disclosed. One or more three dimensional brushstroke patterns from at least one brushstroke are generated. A two dimensional image is partitioned into one or more color regions. For each color region, each three dimensional... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100039430 - Method and system for defining and controlling algorithmic elements in a graphics display system: An API is provided that enables programmability of a 3D chip, wherein programming or algorithmic elements written by the developer can be downloaded to the chip, thereby programming the chip to perform those algorithms. A developer writes a routine that is downloadable to a 3D graphics chip. There are also... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100039431 - System and method for thematically arranging clusters in a visual display: A system and method for thematically arranging clusters in a visual display is provided. Stored clusters each include one or more concepts. The concepts include terms having a common semantic meaning. Two or more of the clusters with shared concepts are identified. The two or more clusters are placed along... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property

20100039432 - Graphical display with integrated recent period zoom and historical period context data: A system and method are provided for displaying a data series. In one embodiment, a graphical interface is provided including at least one axis that is divided into a plurality of axis regions. Preferably, each axis region uses a different linear scale, and the plurality of axis regions forms a... Agent: Mbhb/trading Technologies

20100039434 - Data visualization using computer-animated figure movement: Methods, systems, and apparatus, including medium-encoded computer program products, can provide data visualization using computer animated figure movement. A computer animated figure is associated with a data stream. A set of movements to be performed by the computer animated figure in response to one or more data characteristics of the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100039433 - Visualization employing heat maps to convey quality, prognostics, or diagnostics information: A visualization system for creating, displaying and animating overview and detail heat map displays for industrial automation. The visualization system connects the heat map displays to an interface component providing manual or automatic input data from an industrial process or an archive of historical industrial process input data. The animated... Agent: Rockwell Automation For Turocy & Watson LLP

20100039435 - Display capable of being connected to internet: A display includes a screen, a mouse input port to be coupled to a mouse, a mouse output port to be coupled to a computer mouse port, a storage unit storing an Internet web browser program, a video input port for receiving a video output signal from a computer, and... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.

20100039436 - Method for intermixing graphics applications using display intermix server for cockpit displays: Methods and apparatus are provided for intermixing graphics layers and graphics applications using a display intermix server. A method is provided for intermixing a first graphics application having a first graphics layer and a second graphics application having a second graphics layer. The method comprises streaming a first graphics command... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100039437 - Image display device, electronic device, display controller and display control method: The present invention suppresses a phenomenon in which an oblique line appears on a display screen when the scanning line direction of a moving image is changed in an image memory. To accomplish the above-mentioned object, an image display device includes: a storage portion configured to store image data for... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100039438 - Methods and systems for emphasizing selected aviation chart information: Methods and systems for visually organizing aviation or aeronautical charts with color emphasis and de-emphasis features selected by a user.... Agent: John S. Beulick (24691) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100039441 - Electro-optical device, method of driving the same, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes a pixel that has an electro-optical element with a light transmittance that changes to a predetermined value in response to an applied voltage, which changes in response to the temperature. A light source irradiates light to the pixel. A driving unit includes a predetermined number of... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100039442 - Image processing apparatus using alpha plane and method thereof: In an image processing apparatus and method, image data includes both color and alpha components. During processing, only the color component of the image data is stored in a memory. Display image data are then generated in response to the color component data retrieved from the memory and the alpha... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20100039440 - Liquid crystal display device and image display method thereof: A liquid crystal panel displays an image from image signals. A backlight device disposed on the back side of the liquid crystal panel, and divided into a plurality of regions. The backlight device is configured to allow light emitted from the light source of each of the regions to leak... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100039439 - Magnetic resonance imaging system with display: A magnetic resonance imaging system comprises a main magnet to apply a stationary magnetic field in a magnetic field zone that includes an examination zone A display is positioned within the magnetic field zone. The display is a multi-stable display in which individual pixels have several brightness states. Notably, the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100039443 - Information processing device and method, and program: An information processing device includes: a color gamut information generating unit configured to generate color gamut information representing the color gamut of image data based on table information indicating the highest chroma point at each equal hue plane regarding a plurality of equal hue planes.... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100039444 - Color notation system: According to one example embodiment described herein is a method of notating a color that includes determining, using predetermined mathematical equations and in dependence on numerical color attributes that identify a color, a plurality of numerical color emotion values each representative of a different human emotional response to the color;... Agent: The H.t. Than Law Group

20100039445 - Displaying information on moving objects, and frequency converter: A method, equipment and frequency converter for displaying information on a moving object, the information being displayed using a light source row arranged to the moving object. The method comprises the steps of generating the information to be displayed; controlling the movement of the moving object by the frequency converter;... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100039446 - Touch driven method and apparatus to integrate and display multiple image layers forming alternate depictions of same subject matter: An interactive display system, including a touch sensitive display, establishes a first image and at least one secondary image, each image representing various spatial coordinates, the spatial coordinates overlapping at least in part such that each image comprises an alternate depiction of subject matter common to all of the images.... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20100039447 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes a layer separating unit configured to separate an input frame image data item into a moving subject layer and a background layer and a combining processing unit configured to generate a combined image data item by performing an image combining process using the input frame... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100039448 - Distortion of digital images using spatial offsets: A method for distortion of a digital image comprising determining one or more sets of pixel characteristics, receiving for each pixel characteristic set, a spatial offset, providing a mixing function algorithm embodied on a computer-readable medium for distorting the digital image, calculating an offset matrix by applying the mixing function... Agent: Nik Software, Inc. C/o Sheldon Mak Rose & Anderson

20100039449 - Menu controlling method: A menu controlling method implemented by a central processing unit includes displaying an original menu including menu options, receiving a touch operation, and identifying a plurality of touch points corresponding to the received touch inputs, calculating a display size of one menu option, and a covered size of an touch... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100039450 - Circuit for controlling color sequential liquid crystal display and method for controlling the same: The present invention provides a circuit for controlling a color sequential liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method for controlling the same. The control circuit comprises a light-source driving circuit, a data driving circuit, and a scan driving circuit. The light-source driving circuit produces a driving signal for controlling the... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100039454 - Display device: In an image display device, each pixel includes a drive transistor for driving a light emitting element, a capacitive element which is connected between a signal line and a control electrode of the drive transistor, and a reset switching element. The reset switching elements of all pixels are turned off... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100039451 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: The present disclosure is related to the liquid crystal display device and the driving method for selectively controlling the average picture level. The liquid crystal display device of the present disclosure comprises: a brightness extractor separating a brightness and a color difference information from an input image; an user interface... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100039455 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image, an external light sensing unit for sensing an illuminance of external light around the liquid crystal display panel, a backlight unit whose an... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100039453 - Method and system for driving light emitting display: A display system and its driving method is provided. The system includes: a driver for operating a panel having a plurality of pixels arranged by a plurality of first lines and at least one second line, the driver including: a driver output unit for providing to the panel a single... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100039452 - Method for driving a light source, light source device for performing the method, and liquid crystal display device having the light source device: A light source device includes a light source part, a power supply part and a light source control part. The light source part includes a plurality of light sources that generates a plurality of color lights. The power supply part applies electric power to the light source part. The light... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100039456 - Method of driving a light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: In a method of driving a light source of a light source module including a plurality of driving blocks, an image signal is analyzed and a target luminance corresponding to each of the driving blocks is determined. A dimming level of each of the driving blocks is determined by using... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100039457 - Display apparatus and brightness correcting method thereof: A display apparatus and a brightness correcting method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes: a display panel which displays an image; a backlight assembly which includes at least one light source unit which supplies a light to the display panel; and a brightness correcting unit that corrects a brightness... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100039458 - System and driving method for light emitting device display: A light emitting device display, its pixel circuit and its driving technique is provided. The pixel includes a light emitting device and a plurality of transistors. A bias current and programming voltage data are provided to the pixel circuit in accordance with a driving scheme so that the current through... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

  
02/11/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100033402 - Multiple image display device and image display device: In a multiple image display device that is provided with a plurality of image display devices and that displays a single input image, the image display devices each divide the input image into division images that are individually displayed on the image display devices, and enlarge and display them. In... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100033403 - Portable monitor display: Methods and systems for use of a portable monitor display (PMD) are provided. In one embodiment, the PMD is used selectively either as a remote monitor or as a dual monitor to a computer based on a distance between the computer and the PMD. In one embodiment, the PMD is... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100033404 - Method and device for generating tracking configurations for augmented reality applications: A method and a device for determining tracking configurations for augmented reality applications are provided. A determination is automatically carried out based on a list of modules provided in a real environment and known tracking data of individual modules of the list in terms of an online operation at an... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100033405 - Image processor, image display device, image processing method, image display method, and program: An image processor that corrects image signals corresponding to sub-pixels which form one pixel, includes: a shift amount storage section that stores shift amounts of display positions of display sub-pixels corresponding to the sub-pixels which form a display pixel using a predetermined reference position within a display image as a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100033406 - Plasma display and driving apparatus thereof: A plasma display with an improved energy recovery circuit. The plasma display includes a display electrode coupled to an energy recovery circuit. The energy recovery circuit includes an energy recovery capacitor and a circuit unit that is configured to form a first path between the energy recovery capacitor and the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100033408 - El display device for reducing pseudo contour: An organic EL display device capable of preventing generation of pseudo contours is provided. Digital data of pixels in one frame is stored in a frame memory, and display is performed according to the stored digital data. One frame is divided into a plurality of unit frames, each of which... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100033407 - Organic el display apparatus and manufacture method thereof: [Solving Means] An organic EL display apparatus includes a plurality of dots (4), each of the dots (4) at least including an organic EL element (5), a capacitor (7), and an organic transistor (6), the display apparatus including a display portion formed of the dots (4) arranged on a substrate... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100033409 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device including a power generator for sending a plurality of voltages to a display unit. The display unit receives a scan signal, a light emitting control signal, and a data signal, which enable a current corresponding to the data signal to flow from a first... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100033410 - Display device: An image display device comprises a unit which divides one line into a plurality of blocks (blocks A, B, and C) in a horizontal direction and detects in parallel, a unit which collectively detects a plurality of lines (lines A and B) in a vertical direction in parallel. The unit... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100033412 - Integrated audiovisual output device: An integrated audiovisual output device includes at least one display comprising at least one panel, at least one voice coil contiguous with the at least one panel, and at least one magnet proximate to the at least one voice coil, wherein the at least one panel is vibrated in order... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20100033411 - Source driver with plural-feedback-loop output buffer: A source driver of a display includes a first channel. The first channel includes a first amplifier, a first output switch, and a first feedback loop. The first output switch selectively connects an output node of the first amplifier to one of output pads of the source driver. The first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100033414 - Liquid crystal display and method of controlling common voltage thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel having a plurality of pixels, a lookup table which stores information about a plurality of digital common voltages, each of the plurality of digital common voltages corresponding to at least one gray value, a timing controller which analyzes gray characteristics of... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100033413 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof are provided which can increase a display grade by removing a DC residual image. The liquid crystal display device comprises: a liquid crystal display panel for displaying gray levels by a potential difference between a common electrode for applying a... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100033415 - Liquid crystal display and method of operating the same: A liquid crystal display includes; a liquid crystal panel, and a DC-DC converter which receives an input voltage to generate an analog drive voltage and a gate-on voltage used to operate the liquid crystal panel, wherein the DC-DC converter includes a pulse width modulation circuit which modulates a pulse width... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100033417 - Gate line drive circuit: A gate line drive circuit includes: X level shift circuits configured to convert first address signals into second address signals; and a logic circuit configured to drive a selection gate line of N gate lines of a display unit based on the second address signals by supplying a first driving... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100033418 - Liquid crystal display: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display (LCD). The LCD includes: a liquid crystal panel that includes a plurality of gate lines; and a gate driver that includes a plurality of stages, which are connected to the gate lines, respectively, and sequentially provide a plurality of gate signals to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100033416 - Row-modulation gray-level lcd device and method thereof: A row (common electrode)-modulation gray-level LCD device and a method thereof, which use a row-modulation device to input at least two sequentially generated original common voltage signals to the common electrode of the same row, whereby the sequentially generated original common voltage signals cooperate with the segment voltage signals to... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100033419 - Liquid crystal display with column inversion driving method: A liquid crystal display (LCD) with a column inversion driving method is provided. The LCD with the column inversion driving method includes a first data line, a second data line, and a first switch. The first switch is electrically connected to the first data line and the second data line.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100033421 - Backlight unit and liquid crystal display having the same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel that displays an image signal, a backlight unit supplying light to the liquid crystal panel, and a backlight control circuit to scan the backlight unit. The backlight control circuit supplies a pulse width modulation signal to rows of the backlight unit,... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100033420 - Lighting system having control architecture: A lighting system having control architecture is disclosed for avoiding redundant lighting. The lighting system includes a switch, a pulse filter, a driving circuit, a lighting module, a light feedback module, a compensator, and a pulse width modulation (PWM) signal generator. The switch controls the transmission of a PWM signal... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100033427 - Computer image and audio processing of intensity and input devices for interfacing with a computer program: A method and system for determining an intensity value of an interaction with a computer program is described. The method and device includes capturing an image of a capture zone, identifying an input object in the image, identifying an initial value of a parameter of the input object, capturing a... Agent: Martine Penilla & Gencarella, LLP

20100033425 - Computer peripheral device interface for simulating mouse, keyboard, or game controller action and method of use: A computer peripheral device interface includes a microprocessor and unique coding /USB functionality to enable a foot, feet, hands, body computer peripheral device to have the capability to function as each of programmable mouse, joystick, and/or keyboard. The inventive peripheral device interface can include a communications channel to support various... Agent: Clark & Brody

20100033424 - Electronic appartus and control method therefor: An electronic apparatus and a control method are provided that are capable of reducing power consumption. The electronic apparatus having a normal mode in which first electric power is consumed and a power-saving mode in which second electric power lower than the first electric power is consumed includes a first... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100033426 - Haptic enabled gaming peripheral for a musical game: A haptic enabled gaming peripheral that simulates a musical instrument includes a body, a first sensing element and a first actuator. A processor, located within the body of the gaming peripheral, communicates with a host computer running a software program corresponding to a musical game. The first sensing element, disposed... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20100033423 - Portable electronic apparatus and input operation determining method: A portable electronic apparatus 100 includes a plurality of sensor elements continuously and adjacently arranged, and a control unit 110 monitoring an operation state of a plurality of sensors. The control unit 110 is capable of detecting a single element detection state detecting an operation state in one sensor element... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100033422 - Systems and methods for processing motion sensor generated data: Systems and methods for processing data from a motion sensor to detect intentional movements of a device are provided. An electronic device having a motion sensor may process motion sensor data along one or more dimensions to generate an acceleration value representative of the movement of the electronic device. The... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100033429 - 3d connected shadow mouse pointer: The invention relates to a system (100) for determining a feedback on a three-dimensional location of a pointer in a three-dimensional region of image data, the system comprising: a display unit (110) for computing a view of the three-dimensional region for displaying on a display; a pointer unit (115) for... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100033428 - Cursor moving method and apparatus for portable terminal: A cursor moving method and apparatus for portable terminals is provided, by which a user is able to point to a specific location on a screen of the portable terminal by using one hand. The cursor moving method includes the operations of sensing a spatial motion of the portable terminal... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100033430 - Image reproduction device for av device: Configuration An image reproduction device whereby image content and at least one menu image are acquired from an AV device via a communication network and reproduced on a monitor screen, whereby arrangement information concerning a plurality of menu selection branches in said menu image is stored for each menu image.... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100033431 - Selection device and method: A selection device for selecting an icon in an image area is provided including a motion-sensing unit and a processing unit. The motion-sensing unit senses a first motion and converts the first motion into a first signal. The processing unit converts the first signal into a first locus in the... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100033432 - Trackball: A pointing device such as a scrolling device or trackball, including a ball formed at least partially from an electrically conductive material, and a PCB including a capacitive proximity sensor, wherein movement data representative of ball movement is communicated by a controller to an interface such as a monitor screen,... Agent: Carmen Patti Law Group , LLC

20100033433 - Display system and method within a reduced resource information handling system: A display system within a reduced resource information handling system is disclosed. In a particular form, a method of outputting video is disclosed. The method can include detecting an operating condition of an internal display and an external display of an information handling system. The information handling system can include... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP

20100033434 - Keyboard: A keyboard includes a main keypad, a numerical keypad, a switch, a keyboard control circuit, a calculator circuit, a display driver circuit, and a liquid crystal display screen. The keyboard control circuit is connected to the main keypad. The numerical keypad is connected to the keyboard control circuit and the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100033441 - Apparatus and method for sensing continual touch: A touch sensing apparatus and a method thereof that can recognize continual touch are disclosed. The touch sensing apparatus that is capable of recognizing continual touch, in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention can include: a first reference value, the first reference value being predetermined; and a second... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100033443 - Display device: A display device having a highly reliable electrostatic capacitive type touch panel which allows finger touch inputting and possesses excellent detection sensitivity is provided. With respect to X electrodes and Y electrodes which are formed on an electrostatic capacitive type touch panel, either one of the X electrodes and the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100033444 - Information terminal device: An information terminal device has a touch panel and a display unit which are integrally configured, and an operation button provided around the display unit, and the information terminal device includes: a touch number counting unit operable to count number of times of touching the operation button; a touch number... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100033446 - Multiple brand ice beverage dispenser: A beverage dispenser for dispensing beverages includes a touch panel assembly, removable fittings in a carbonator, a carbonator probe, and a carbonator pump assembly removable from a front of the beverage dispenser. The touch panel assembly includes a light source for backlighting a user interface and providing the dispenser with... Agent: Law Offices Of Christopher L. Makay

20100033445 - Optical touch panel: An optical touch panel 10 includes: a coordinate input region 11; a light-emitting element 12 which emits light in a near-infrared region; a light-receiving element 13 which receives light in visible and near-infrared regions; a light-emitting sided-optical waveguide 14 connected to the light-emitting element 12 and having an output end;... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100033437 - Position detecting device and position detecting method: A position detecting device includes: X-axis electrodes formed by a plurality of conductors that are arranged substantially parallel to each other; Y-axis electrodes formed by a plurality of conductors that are arranged substantially parallel to each other and that extend perpendicularly to the X-axis electrodes; a driving section for supplying... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20100033442 - Protective panel having touch panel function: A protective panel having touch panel function is used for protecting a front surface of a display device that is disposed so as to be visually recognized from outside, and the protective panel is fitted in a panel fitting part of a casing provided with an opening such that an... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100033440 - Sensing system: A sensing system is provided in the present application. The sensing system includes a plurality of input areas, by each of which an input is received and an input signal is generated; and a processing device electrically coupled with the each of the plurality of input areas and performing a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100033439 - System and method for touch screen display field text entry: The subject application is directed to a system and method for touch screen display field text entry. Keyboard indicia is generated on a touch screen interface after contact with a first touch-sensitive text entry field of at least one touch-sensitive text entry displayed on an associated display, the keyboard indicia... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20100033438 - Touch-based remote control apparatus and method: A touch-based remote control apparatus includes a touch pad, a processor and a transmitter. The touch pad is connected with a plurality of touch sensitive units, each of the touch sensitive units corresponding to a touch sensitive point of the touch pad and generates a sensing signal when a touch... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100033436 - Touch-controlled liquid crystal display and touch panel thereof: A touch-controlled LCD includes a liquid crystal display panel and a touch panel. The liquid crystal display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The touch panel is disposed on a side of the second... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100033435 - User input on rollable display device: A rollable display device (30) is provided with horizontal and vertical selection and detection means for activating a (x-y) coordinate region within a viewing portion (i.e., display area) of the device without requiring direct contact with the display area. The horizontal region may be selected by simply rolling out the... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100033447 - Input device with display function: A liquid crystal module (1) includes a transparent panel (2) having a frame (3) projecting substantially perpendicularly from one surface thereof. The module also includes a flat panel display unit having a liquid crystal cell (6), a liquid crystal back light (7), and a liquid crystal back light unit (8),... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20100033448 - Liquid crystal display device and a method of manufacturing the same: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate on a display surface side; a second substrate on a back surface side; a liquid crystal layer formed between the first and second substrates; an alignment film formed on one of the first and second substrates so as to contact the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100033449 - Touch screen and method for positioning coordinate: The present invention relates to a touch screen and a method for positioning a coordinate. The touch screen includes a sensor array layer and a microprocessor. The sensor array layer includes M×N capacitive sensors, wherein M rows of the capacitive sensors are disposed along a first axis, and N columns... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100033450 - Display device and electronic device: To increase a reading speed in a display device having a touch-panel function. The display device includes a display panel 101 and a controller substrate 115. The display panel 101 includes a pixel portion 102, source drivers 103, 104, 105, 106, 107, 108, 109, and 110, display gate drivers 111... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20100033451 - Flexible display panel and fabricating method thereof: In a flexible display panel and a fabricating method thereof, the flexible display panel includes a flexible substrate, a plurality of electro-phoretic pixel units, a plurality of electro-wetting pixel units, a transparent protective layer and a driving circuit. The electro-phoretic pixel units and the electro-wetting pixel units are formed in... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100033455 - Gate driver circuit and display device having the same: A gate driver circuit includes a driving section and a wiring section. The wiring section receives a plurality of signals from an external device. The driving section includes a plurality of stages providing a plurality of gate lines with a gate signal. The wiring section includes first and second signal... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100033453 - Liquid crystal display having endurance against electrostatic discharge: In a liquid crystal display equipped with a timing controller, the timing controller generates a restoration signal having a predetermined pulse width in response to a data enable signal and operates in a fail mode when a difference between the data enable signal and the restoration signal is larger than... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100033454 - Method for driving plasma display panel, and plasma display device: In the method for driving a plasma display panel and the plasma display device, the scan electrodes of the plasma display panel are divided into two scan electrode groups, the address period of subfields is divided into two address periods corresponding to the two scan electrode groups, and at least... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100033452 - Remote controller for light emitting diode module: A remote controller according to the present invention comprises a power transfer module, a first display module, a control module and a driving circuit. The first display module is provided with some light emitting dices corresponding to the polycrystalline light emitting diodes of the light emitting diode module. Each light... Agent: Troxell Law Office, PLLC

20100033457 - Apparatus and method for displaying screen according to intensity of brightness of ambient light: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for display of a screen according to brightness intensity of ambient light. One or more characteristic values configuring display data is set to be higher than a preset color characteristic value when measured brightness intensity of ambient light is higher than preset brightness... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100033456 - Display device and display method thereof: An object of the present invention is to provide a display device that achieves a balance between color reproducibility and luminance under the premise that the display device uses a display panel in which each pixel is configured by sub-pixels of four or more colors. An outside light detecting unit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100033458 - Buffer circuit having voltage switching function, and liquid crystal display device: In one embodiment of the invention, a capacitor is provided between a node and a negative-side input terminal of a differential amplifier. A switch SW11 is provided between the negative-side input terminal and an output terminal of the differential amplifier. A switch SW12 is provided between the node and the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100033464 - Class ab amplifier circuit and display apparatus: In a class AB amplifier circuit, an input stage circuit includes a first differential pair configured to receive a differential signal and a first current mirror circuit connected with the first differential pair through a first node. A middle stage circuit includes a floating constant current source connected with the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100033467 - Dc-dc converter and organic light emitting display device using the same: A DC-DC converter with improved efficiency achieved by controlling a voltage of a power supply transmitted to an organic light emitting diode in accordance with a voltage of a battery, and an organic light emitting display device using the same. A DC-DC converter according to one embodiment includes a voltage... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100033460 - Display device: A first switching element Q6 is provided between a source line Sj and a voltage selection circuit 14, and second switching elements Q2 and Q4 are provided between sectional lines Sj(2) to Sj(0) formed by dividing the source line Sj. During a voltage application period, the first switch is turned... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100033465 - Display device with secure matrix screen: The technical field of the invention is that of secure display devices. The latter comprise at least one matrix screen, electronics for controlling the screen, a fault-detection circuit and electronic means for managing the display device, the screen consisting of pixels placed in lines and in columns, the lines of... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP

20100033466 - Display driving device, semiconductor device and liquid crystal display apparatus: A display driving device includes an output circuit that drives display elements. The output circuit includes a bias circuit, an amplifier stage and an output stage. The bias circuit generates bias signals that include constant-current-control signals of a first bias signal and a second bias signal of the same polarity.... Agent: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20100033461 - Display panel module, semiconductor integrated circuit, driving method of pixel array section, and electronic device: A display panel module includes: a pixel array section in which a sub-pixel formed by a self-luminous element of a current-driven type and a pixel circuit configured to drive and control the self-luminous element is arranged in a form of a matrix; a signal line driving section configured to drive... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100033462 - Display panel module, semiconductor integrated circuit, driving method of pixel array section, and electronic device: A display panel module includes: a pixel array section in which a sub-pixel formed by a self-luminous element of a current-driven type and a pixel circuit configured to drive and control the self-luminous element is arranged in a form of a matrix; a signal line driving section configured to drive... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100033469 - Method and system for programming, calibrating and driving a light emitting device display: A method and system for programming, calibrating and driving a light emitting device display is provided. The system may include extracting a time dependent parameter of a pixel for calibration.... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100033463 - Operational amplifier circuit and display panel driving apparatus: An operational amplifier circuit includes: an input stage for generating an internal current corresponding to a potential difference between inverting and non-inverting input terminals; and an output stage for driving an output terminal in response to the internal current. The output terminal includes: a floating current source through which the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100033459 - Plasma display device and driving method of plasma display panel: A stable address discharge is generated and number of unlit cells is decreased without heightening the voltage necessary for generating an address discharge. For this purpose, the device includes a plasma display panel and a driving circuit for driving the plasma display panel, in which the driving circuit drives the... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100033468 - Portable display devices and programs: A portable display device transitions between a first state and a second state, and includes a display portion to display information in the first state and to display particular information in the second state, a power source that supplies power in the first state, and supplies less power in the... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100033470 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a first unit pixel disposed in a first pixel column and a first pixel row, and a second unit pixel disposed in the first pixel column and a second pixel row adjacent to the first pixel row, and first and second gate lines extending in a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100033471 - Display driving circuit and driving method thereof: A display driving circuit includes a power detector, a plurality of control units and a plurality of buffer amplifiers. The power detector outputs a control signal according to a voltage level of a supply voltage. Each control unit determines the control unit to output either auxiliary display data or original... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100033472 - Data driving method for driving display panel, data driving circuit for performing the same, and display apparatus having the data driving circuit: In a data driving method for driving a display panel, a data driving circuit, and a display apparatus, the data driving method includes receiving a digital driving voltage and an analog driving voltage. The analog driving voltage is switched, after the digital driving voltage is received and a specific driving... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100033474 - Display device and control method thereof: A method of controlling a display device is provided. The method includes the steps of receiving an input data; decoding a stored image to obtain decoded data; accumulating the decoded data to obtain an accumulated value; adding the accumulated value to the input data to obtain a compared value; setting... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100033473 - Low color shift multi-view display device and display method thereof: According to various embodiments of the invention, gamma curves for multiple pixel groups can be calibrated using look-up tables or by using reference voltage groups provided by gamma voltage generators so that the pixels can display multiple images with correct gray levels at different view angles. Therefore, color shift can... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100033476 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A sampling transistor in embodiments of the present invention is kept at the on-state with a time width shorter than one horizontal cycle, during the period from the rising of a control pulse supplied from a scanner to the falling of the control pulse, and samples a video signal Vsig... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100033475 - Liquid crystal display and control method thereof: A method of controlling a liquid crystal display includes comparing a pixel data signal from a previous frame with a pixel data signal from a present frame to generate a comparison result, controlling a driving voltage based on the comparison result, generating gray scale voltages, and adjusting voltage differences between... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100033477 - Display panel module and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a self-light-emission-type display panel module including: a pixel array section including pixel areas laid out to form a 2-dimensional matrix in a display area to serve as pixel areas each having a signal holding capacitor, a device driving transistor, and a signal sampling transistor; and a third... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100033478 - Multimedia display device: A multimedia display device includes a display device, a central processing unit, a flash memory unit, a database joint playing unit and a communication unit. The multimedia display device is provided for downloading and storing a portion of network multimedia data, and linking another portion of the network multimedia data... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20100033479 - Apparatus, method, and computer program product for displaying stereoscopic images: A stereoscopic image display apparatus includes a detecting unit that detects a position and an orientation direction of a handheld device that is positioned on or near three-dimensional display screen; a calculation processing unit that performs a calculation process for displaying a three-dimensional image in a position that is successive... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100033481 - 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

20100033480 - Method for interactively viewing full-surround image data and apparatus therefor: A method of modeling of the visible world using full-surround image data includes steps for selecting a view point within a p-surface, selecting a direction of view within the p-surface, texture mapping full-surround image data onto the p-surface such that the resultant texture map is substantially equivalent to projecting full-surround... Agent: Groover & Associates

20100033482 - Interactive relighting of dynamic refractive objects: Dynamic refractive object relighting technique embodiments are presented which involve rendering an image of a refractive object in a dynamic scene by first voxelizing a representation of the surfaces of the object into a volumetric representation in the form of a rectangular voxel grid. A refractive index is assigned to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100033483 - Exchanging data between vertex shaders and fragment shaders on a graphics processing unit: It is desirable for a fragment shader to have access to non-interpolated values for each vertex of the primitive in which the fragment is located. For example, a fragment shader may use the distortion of the primitive with respect to an original state of the primitive as part of the... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100033484 - Personal-oriented multimedia studio platform apparatus and method for authorization 3d content: There is provided a personal-oriented multimedia studio platform apparatus. A plurality of users to share multi-media objects by providing a function of authoring 3-Dimensional (3D) objects using a common-use camera instead of expensive mechanism for acquiring a 3D image, providing robust interaction with a user by means of augmented reality... Agent: Lahive & Cockfield, LLP Floor 30, Suite 3000

20100033485 - Method for visualizing monitoring data: Techniques for visualizing monitoring data are provided. The techniques include generating at least one context from the monitoring data based on a user-provided schema definition, mapping the data from a high dimensional space to a lower dimensional subspace using a topology preserving mapping, organizing the mapped data into a three-dimensional... Agent: Ryan, Mason & Lewis, LLP

20100033486 - Method and system of determining and visualizing dependencies between industrial process parameters: A method is provided of determining and visualizing dependencies between industrial process parameters with a minimum of mouse clicks.... Agent: Lynn E Barber

20100033487 - Display device, control method for the same, and information storage medium: To provide a display device for enabling preferable Japanese hyphenation while suppressing restriction due to a character code system. A font data memory unit stores font data which contains a plurality of font records each containing font information for displaying a character and line feed control information for controlling line... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP

20100033488 - Example-based motion detail enrichment in real-time: An approach to enrich skeleton-driven animations with physically-based secondary deformation in real time is described. To achieve this goal, the technique described employs a surface-based deformable model that can interactively emulate the dynamics of both low- and high-frequency volumetric effects. Given a surface mesh and a few sample sequences of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100033489 - Gpu video processing and color correction: A method of correcting optical variations in a light-emitting display having a plurality of pixels includes transmitting correction transformation information from at least one of the plurality of pixels to a centralized display control module comprising a GPU, determining a correction transformation based on the correction transformation information using the... Agent: Aka Chan LLP

20100033490 - Portable display devices and programs: A portable display device transitions between a first state and a second state. The portable display device includes a display portion that displays information when the portable display device is in the first and second state, and a power source for supplying power when the portable display device is in... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100033491 - Portable display devices and programs: A portable display device transitions between a first and second state. The device has a display portion, a power source for supplying power in the first state and supplying less power in the second state than in the first state, a controller that drives the display portion, an operation portion... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100033492 - Producing wrinkles and other effects for a computer-generated character based on surface stress: Wrinkles are produced by computing directional stress, whether compression or stretching, for each pixel within each face of the mesh representing the skin, and then perturbing a surface normal based on the computed stress at each pixel in that face of the mesh. Directional stress at a given frame in... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100033493 - System and method for iterative interactive ray tracing in a multiprocessor environment: A method comprises receiving scene model data including a scene geometry model and a plurality of pixel data describing objects arranged in a scene. The method generates a primary ray based on a selected first pixel data. In the event the primary ray intersects an object in the scene, the... Agent: Ibm Corporation (pec) C/o Patrick E. Caldwell, Esq.

20100033494 - Gamut mapping: A color mapping system comprises a detail detector (1) to generate a control signal (CS) which indicates local detail in an input image signal (IS). The system further comprises a color mapper (2) which maps a first image signal (FIS) into a mapped image signal (MIS) under control of the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100033495 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: The invention discloses an image processing apparatus and an image processing method, for adjusting the contrast of an input image. The input image consists of plural pixels and each pixel has a respective input lightness. The apparatus can perform a normalization procedure on the pixels to obtain a respective normalized... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100033496 - Methods and storing colour pixel data and driving a display, means for preforming such methods, and display apparatus using the same: A method of storing colour pixel data provides the pixel data in YUV form with a first number of bits per colour component. The number of bits of the U and V components of each pixel data element are reduced to provide modified YUV data, wherein the reduction in the... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100033497 - Edge adjustment method, image processing device and display apparatus: A noise removing filter removes noise from an input image and an edge component extracting unit extracts edge components. The edge components are extracted by calculating a difference between the input image and a smoothed image, which is obtained by smoothing the input image in a smoothed image generating portion.... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100033498 - Electronic apparatus having display device: An electronic apparatus having a display device, an operation section, an area setting section and a brightness adjuster is provided. The display device is configured to display an image and text. The operation section configured to be used for input operation. The area setting section is configured to set a... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100033500 - Digital image processing apparatus and method for rapidly changing a displayed image: A digital image processing apparatus may display an image that can be converted into other images by using a rapid sliding method. The digital image processing apparatus may include a storage medium in which a first image file and a second image file are stored and a buffer in which... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100033499 - System and method for eliminating confusion between weather data and terrain data in aircraft displays: An improved system and method are disclosed for eliminating pilot confusion in visualizing multiple categories of data, such as, for example, weather data and terrain data, simultaneously on an integrated, multi-color display. For example, an aircraft display system is disclosed that includes a processing unit, a terrain database, a weather... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100033502 - Image processing apparatus for superimposing windows displaying video data having different frame rates: A method of transferring image data to a composite memory space comprises including masking data defining a reserved output area in a first memory space and containing first time-varying data having a first frame rate associated therewith. Second time-varying image data is stored in a second memory space and is... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc. Law Department

20100033501 - Method of image manipulation to fade between two images: A process to fade between two frames of a dual frame digital TIFF image of an organ taken during an examination with a colposcope to use in computer-aided-diagnosis (CAD) systems.... Agent: Sti Medical Systems, LLCIPManager , Science & Technology International

20100033503 - Detail-in-context lenses for interacting with objects in digital image presentations: Methods for initiating an electronic shopping transaction, for initiating a control operation for a user-selectable video game character, for emphasizing an advertisement in a computer generated display, and for presenting multiple GUIs in desktop user interfaces using detail-in-context graphical distortions. The method for initiating an electronic shopping transaction, for a... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20100033505 - Method for partially zooming a screen of a display, and electronic device applying the method: A method for partially zooming a screen of a display includes: defining a portion of the screen of the display as a zoom area and the rest of the screen as a normal area; retrieving video data to be displayed in the normal area of the screen, storing the video... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100033504 - Windowless shape drawing: Development environments are commonly used to facilitate the development of user interfaces (e.g. windows forms, web forms, etc.). Drawing objects are components that may be used within the development environment to provide visual enhancements to the user interface. An effective method for drawing one or more drawing objects is disclosed... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100033517 - Bi-stable display and driving method thereof: A bi-stable display having a plurality of bi-stable light emitting diodes (LEDs) and a driver are provided. The bi-stable LEDs have bi-stable memory characteristics and emit light according to a plurality of specified voltages, wherein the driver is used to apply the specified voltages to the bi-stable LEDs. The driver... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100033512 - Content transmission apparatus and content display system: According to one embodiment, a content transmission apparatus according to one embodiment of the invention includes a communication module configured to carry out wireless communication with a partner apparatus, a detection module configured to detect a motion of the content transmission apparatus, and a transmission control module configured to control... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100033513 - Display device and method of driving the same: Disclosed are a display device and a method of driving the same capable of improving display quality and reducing the manufacturing cost. A display device includes a display panel displaying images corresponding to image signals, a light-emission block supplying backlight to the display panel, and a backlight driver outputting a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100033511 - Display panel module and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a self-light-emission-type display panel module wherein a second driving voltage is set at the magnitude of a voltage which drives a device driving transistor employed in each pixel areas to operate in a saturated region during a time span between a start of a period for compensating... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100033514 - Driver ic and organic light emitting display device using the same: An organic light emitting display device includes: a display unit for displaying an image corresponding to data signals, scan signals, a first power, and a second power; a gamma correction unit for generating a gray level voltage corresponding to each gray level in accordance with a reference voltage; a voltage... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100033507 - Driving method and driving apparatus for displaying apparatus: A driving method for driving a display apparatus is provided. The driving method includes: configuring a plurality of driving voltages corresponding to a plurality of gray scales, where the gray scales include a first gray scale and a second gray scale smaller than the first gray scale, and a first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100033509 - Image display device: An image display device includes an error diffusion circuit for limiting the gradation level of an image signal to that displayable on the image display device, and diffusing error data produced by the limitation to neighboring pixels. The error diffusion circuit includes an error replacement unit for replacing the error... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100033510 - Image pickup apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes: a display area formed by disposing pixel circuits in a matrix; a signal line drive circuit for generating drive signals for signal lines in accordance with image data, and outputting the drive signals for the signal lines to signal lines of the display area, respectively; and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100033515 - Image signal processing device, image signal processing method, and program: The present invention relates to an image signal processing device, an image signal processing method, and a program which allow for a natural display equivalent to that of a CRT display apparatus such that an image obtained when an image signal is displayed on a display apparatus of a display... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100033508 - Laser emission device and image display device using the same: A laser emission device comprises a plurality of laser elements (21), a plurality of laser driving power supplies (22) which supply currents into the plural laser elements (21), optical elements (35) which uniformize the laser light amount distributions of laser lights emitted from the laser elements (21), plural light-receiving elements... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100033516 - Method of adjusting the light output of a projector system, and system for adjusting the light output of a projector system: The invention describes a method of adjusting the light output of a projector system comprising a light source (1) and a display unit (2) with controllable elements (M1, M6) for controlling the path of the light originating from the light source (1), which method comprises compiling a switching sequence (S1,... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100033506 - Method of driving plasma display panel: A driving method of plasma display panels is disclosed. This method can suppress a dark belt occurring in displaying a video of a lower part of grayscale. One field includes plural sub-fields, and each one of the sub-fields has an addressing period during which a scan pulse is applied to... Agent: Ratnerprestia

  
02/04/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100026608 - Remote desktop client peephole movement: A method and apparatus for controlling a first display module is provided, the first display module associated with a client device in communication with a server enabled to generate data for display on a second display module having a screen size larger than a screen size of the first display... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100026609 - Battery accommodating device, portable device, output device, and head mount display: The present application is intended to prevent an excessive pressure from acting on a battery due to an expansion of the battery. A battery accommodating device having a battery chamber, which is formed in a housing and in which a battery is accommodated, the battery chamber being covered with a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100026610 - Optical film, method of manufacturing the same, and display unit: An optical film capable of improving luminance of a display unit, in which a viewing angle in the horizontal direction of emitted light of the display unit is wider than a viewing angle in the vertical direction and the emitted light of the display unit has a polarization component in... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100026611 - Display device: A display device in which a non-display region is formed in a portion of a display region which is formed of a mass of the pixels, out of the plurality of gate signal lines and the plurality of drain signal lines, the gate signal lines and the drain signal lines... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100026612 - Display device and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a sampling transistor in an embodiment of the present invention is kept at the on-state with a time width shorter than one horizontal cycle, during the period from the rising of a control pulse supplied from a scanner to a scan line WS to the falling of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100026613 - Methods for sequential color display by modulation of pulses: Each color image is decomposed into at least one series of at least three successive primary images of different primary colors which are successively displayed by modulating the activation duration of the pixels of an imaging device. According to the invention, the distribution of the pixel activation phases in the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100026614 - Method and apparatus for auto-commissioning of led based display configurations: A method of auto-commissioning a display configuration (10) includes providing a plurality of LED modules (12) arranged in a multi-dimensional array of the display configuration. Each LED module (12) is operable between a listen mode of operation and a pass through mode of operation. Each LED module (12) further comprises... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100026615 - Liquid crystal display device: m

20100026616 - Liquid crystal display: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display including: a plurality of pixels each including one or more liquid crystal elements and one or more first TFT elements; a driving section performing polarity inversion driving by applying driving voltages based on an image signal to the liquid crystal element in... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100026617 - Method and device for activating scan lines of a passive matrix liquid crystal display (lcd) panel: A method for activating scan lines of a passive matrix liquid crystal display (LCD) panel includes activating the scan lines of the passive matrix LCD panel in a selected one of an interlaced scanning mode and a progressive scanning mode that is selected based on a select signal. A device... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100026618 - Display device and signal driver: A display device includes a display portion; a signal driver; and a delay control circuit. The display portion is connected to a plurality of signal line groups. The signal driver is connected to the plurality of signal line groups and outputs a plurality of video data groups to the plurality... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100026620 - Lcos spatial light modulator: The display area selection circuit selects a desired display area. The signal generating circuit sets a period of each shift signal generated while the selection position of the pixel diode is between the shift start position and the display start position shorter than a period of each shift signal generated... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100026619 - Shift register, semiconductor device, display device, and electronic device: The invention provides a semiconductor device and a shift register, in which low noise is caused in a non-selection period and a transistor is not always on. First to fourth transistors are provided. One of a source and a drain of the first transistor is connected to a first wire,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100026621 - Color liquid crystal display device and image display thereof: A color liquid crystal display device capable of displaying color images comprises an input pen for use in determining the individual position for color display on the screen of a liquid crystal display panel, a coordinate detector for recognizing the position as designated by the input pen to output the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100026622 - Electronic device wireless display: Disclosed herein is an apparatus. The apparatus includes a housing, electronic circuitry, and an electronic component. The electronic circuitry is in the housing. The electronic circuitry includes a first capacitive connection pad. The electronic component is removably attached to an outer surface of the housing. The electronic component includes a... Agent: Harrington & Smith, PC

20100026625 - Character input device: A character input device is disclosed. In one embodiment, the character input device includes an input unit, press detection units, movement detection units, and a control unit. The input unit is provided as a single body such that first directional input, which is performed by pressing one of first direction... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100026624 - Interactive directed light/sound system: An interactive directed beam system is provided. In one implementation, the system includes a projector, a computer and a camera. The camera is configured to view and capture information in an interactive area. The captured information may take various forms, such as, an image and/or audio data. The captured information... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100026623 - Velocity stabilization for accelerometer based input devices: A method and apparatus for reducing or eliminating tracking errors associated with accelerometer-based input devices. The method and apparatus calculates a velocity of the input device; determines if the calculated velocity indicates a motion tracking error; and ignores the calculated velocity if the motion tracking error is indicated.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/apple

20100026626 - Efficient keyboards: Ergonomic keyboards incorporating cursor control or scrolling devices where they can be operated with minimal movement of the hands from the home row. The keyboards are peripheral keyboards or are part of a notebook computer or kiosk. Cursor control and scrolling devices are incorporated among the letter and number keys... Agent: Scott Macfarlane

20100026627 - Display unit for displaying an image based on a video signal received from a personal computer which is connected to an input device (as amended): 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.

20100026629 - Device, methods, and user interface for providing optimized entry of alphanumeric text: The present invention includes a device, method, and user interface for providing optimized entry of alphanumeric text. In one form, a method for providing selectable characters within a user interface includes determining an operating mode of a communication device and receiving an input associated with a selected input key. The... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100026630 - Electronic device: The present invention relates to an electronic device such as a notebook-size personal computer and a portable terminal, and provides an electronic device having high visibility and of low cost. An electronic device includes a calculation unit and plural light sources. The calculation unit incorporates a keyboard disposed on a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100026628 - Handheld apparatus and method for inputting information in the handheld apparatus: A handheld apparatus includes an input key, a screen, a monitoring module connected to the input key, and a Morse code decoder connected between the monitoring module and the screen. The monitoring module monitors the state of the input key and generates a corresponding Morse code, and outputs the Morse... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100026631 - Scroll wheel with character input: An electronic device that includes a display screen and a scroll wheel coupled to the display screen by a processor. The scroll wheel includes a rotational input component for directing movement of a navigational indicator on the display screen and a depressible input component for inputting a character for display... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100026632 - Display device: A reflective display portion includes indication and background portions. A first reflective layer is formed on the indication portion, and a second reflective layer is formed on the background portion on an outer surface of a translucent sheet. Each of the indication and the background portions has a different reflectance... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20100026640 - Electronic apparatus and method for implementing user interface: An electronic apparatus and method of implementing a user interface according to a pressure intensity of a touch on the electronic apparatus, the method including detecting a position at which the touch is input, identifying the type of object displayed on the position, and detecting the pressure intensity. Accordingly, the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100026638 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a main body, a touch panel positioned on the main body, and a shielding member movably and rotatably connected to the main body. The main body defines a recessed portion. The touch panel is positioned in the recessed portion. The recessed portion defines two sliding grooves... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100026635 - Electronic display with push buttons: One or more buttons are associated with an electronic display screen. The display screen is configured to display various information, such as button labels. The buttons are configured, such as by being at least partially transparent, so that the display is visible there through. Input to or activation of the... Agent: Weide & Miller, Ltd.

20100026641 - Fixation and ejection mechanism of touchpad module and method of releasing touchpad module: A fixation and ejection mechanism of a touchpad module is described. The fixation and ejection mechanism of the touchpad module includes a module fixing pillar, a boss and a fastener. The module fixing pillar is disposed in proximity to a touchpad module of an electronic apparatus. The boss is preferably... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100026649 - Information processing apparatus and control method thereof: In an information processing apparatus for controlling a multi-touch panel, a contacted area acquisition unit acquires a contacted area contacted in the multi-touch panel, and a side of hand determination unit determines whether or not the acquired contacted area has a predetermined shape. If it is determined that the contacted... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100026643 - Information processing apparatus, method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes: a touch screen means formed of a panel and a touch panel, the touch screen means receiving a tracing operation defined in such a way that a user touches a predetermined area of the touch screen means with a finger and then moves the finger... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100026647 - Information processing method and apparatus: An information processing apparatus comprising a touch screen which detects a touch input by a user detects the position and pressure of each of a plurality of pressed points corresponding to a plurality of touch inputs existing at the same time on a touch screen. Then, the front/rear overlap relationship... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100026639 - Liquid crystal display and touch sensing method thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel that has a plurality of pixels and a plurality of sensors, and a touch sensing circuit that compares a sensing voltage detected by at least one sensor with a reference voltage that corresponds to the at least one sensor to determine... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100026636 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device having a plurality of pixel cells for displaying an image and sensing light incident on the pixel cells, each of the pixel cells includes a pixel circuit that displays an image based on a data voltage supplied from a data line in accordance with a... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100026651 - Method and apparatus for navigating a screen of an electronic device: Information is input to an electronic device by displaying a visual representation of an input option at each of a number of regions of a display screen, sensing an activation position on a first linear sensor located adjacent to a first edge of the display screen, selecting a region of... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100026650 - Method and system for emphasizing objects: Method and system for emphasizing objects is disclosed. The method includes receiving input characters from a user of the electronic device and predicting one or more characters based on the input characters. Moreover, the method includes calculating a distance of each predicted character from a last input character. The method... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100026653 - Multiple brand ice beverage dispenser: A beverage dispenser for dispensing beverages includes a touch panel assembly, removable fittings in a carbonator, a carbonator probe, and a carbonator pump assembly removable from a front of the beverage dispenser. The touch panel assembly includes a light source for backlighting a user interface and providing the dispenser with... Agent: Law Offices Of Christopher L. Makay

20100026646 - Overlay film and electronic device with same: An overlay film for covering a touch screen of an electronic device is disclosed. The touch screen is configured for showing a number of icons thereon for receiving user inputs. The overlay film is a thin, transparent layer. The overlay film defines a plurality of through holes corresponding to the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100026633 - Reusable electronic writing and displaying device: Examples consistent with the invention include a reusable device for writing, displaying and deleting information with an electronic device on a support device having bistable liquid crystals. The reusable device includes a substrate onto which are successively applied and from the substrate: an electricity conducting coating; an optical coating that... Agent: Akin Gump LLP - Silicon Valley

20100026652 - System and method for user interface: A user interface pointing apparatus for an electronic device. The apparatus comprises: a primary mechanical knob operated by a user using movement operations; one or more touch sensitive surfaces operated by a user using movement operations, the mechanical knob being adjacent to the touch sensitive surfaces; and a processor for... Agent: David Hirshberg

20100026644 - Touch control device: An exemplary touch control device includes a main body, a touch panel configured for generating a signal based on a user's touch instruction, and a display unit configured for displaying an image in response to the signal. The touch panel is adjacent to the main body. Light of the displayed... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100026637 - Touch control electronic device and operating method thereof: A method of operating a touch control electronic device includes the steps of: (a) activating a program; (b) detecting a touch signal forming a curve, which includes a first sensing point and a second sensing point; and (c) calculating a distance variation between the first sensing point and the second... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100026645 - Touch display panel: A touch display panel assembly is provided. The touch display panel assembly includes a display panel having a display surface on a side of the display panel for emitting light, a touch light detector at a periphery of the display panel for detecting the emitted light and having an iris... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100026648 - Touch panel and display unit: A touch panel capable of decreasing concavity and convexity generated on the surface and a display unit including the same are provided. The touch panel includes: a first spacer layer on both side faces of a first wiring layer provided on a first transparent substrate; and a second wiring layer... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100026642 - User interface apparatus and method using pattern recognition in handy terminal: A user interface apparatus and method using pattern recognition in a handy terminal with a touch screen. The apparatus and method includes receiving a specific pattern drawn on the touch screen by a user and a specific command written in a region defined by the specific pattern, and performing a... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100026634 - Writeable and erasable display units: A display unit comprises a display medium which is writable, erasable and displayable of an image and a rotatable writehead with a number of loop conductors parallel with each other. The display medium is capable of maintaining a written image without power. In operating of writing on the display medium,... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100026656 - Capacitive sensor behind black mask: Devices having one or more sensors located outside a viewing area of a touch screen display are disclosed. The one or more sensors can be located behind an opaque mask area of the device; the opaque mask area extending between the sides of a housing of the device and viewing... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100026655 - Capacitive touchscreen or touchpad for finger or stylus: According to one embodiment, there is provided a mutual capacitance touchscreen or touchpad having combined finger navigation and stylus navigation and/or character entry capabilities. First and second pluralities of sense and drive electrodes are disposed in or on upper and lower substrates. The sense and drive electrodes form an array... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100026654 - Coordinate input device: A force and movement sensitive non-mechanical coordinate input device (100, 200) provides tactile feedback to a finger (110) of the finger's position on the coordinate input device (100, 200). The coordinate input device (100, 200) includes a plurality of sensing layers (104) having a recognizable shape (112, 212). The sensing... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100026661 - Display device: A touch panel includes a plurality of first electrodes, a plurality of second electrodes, and a plurality of wirings. Each of the plurality of first electrodes has a first portion formed on a layer different from that on which the second electrodes are formed and intersecting the second electrodes, and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100026657 - Display with visually homogeneous border: A handheld device with a compact integrated touch panel is disclosed. A handheld device incorporating a touch panel display requiring electrical connections is reduced in size by incorporating electrical pathways within the support structure of the touch panel display, obviating the need for a flex circuit extension from the touch... Agent: Palm C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100026659 - Glass substrate for capacitive touch panel and manufacturing method thereof: A capacitive touch screen panel includes top and bottom ITO coated glass sheets that may both be connected to detection electronics (e.g., a controller) by way of a single, normal flexible printed circuit connector. The ITO coated surface of each of the top and bottom glass sheets may face each... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100026662 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display which can reliably adhere an elastic layer which is liable to warp easily to a rigid layer is provided. (a) An elastic front window is adhered to a rigid touch panel by way of an adhesive sheet. (b) An elastic touch panel is adhered to a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100026663 - Touch panel and electronic device including touch panel: A resistive film type touch panel includes first and second resistive films respectively provided on the inner surfaces of a pair of substrates on the touch side and the opposite side, protruding contacts which are provided on the first resistive film so as to protrude to a predetermined height, and... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100026660 - Touch panel and method for operating the same, and electronic apparatus and method for operating the same: A touch panel includes n first line electrodes (n is an integer of 2 or greater) to which pulses are applied, m second line electrodes (m is an integer of 2 or greater) for use in detection, the second line electrodes being arranged to cross the first line electrodes, and... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100026664 - Touch sensitive devices with composite electrodes: A matrix touch panel having upper and lower electrodes, the upper electrodes being composite electrodes made of a plurality of spaced micro-wires, and allowing, for example, an electric field from lower electrodes to pass between the micro-wires and thereby capacitively couple with a touching object, such as a finger.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100026658 - Touch substrate of embedded touch display panel and manufacturing method thereof: An embedded touch display panel including a first substrate and a second substrate is provided. The first substrate having a displaying region and a sensing region includes a stack structure, a first conductive layer and a first alignment layer. The stack structure disposed on the first substrate within the sensing... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100026665 - Building block: Methods and apparatus for providing a building block having a number of light transmitting fibers embedded into building materials, such as concrete. The light transmitting fibers have an output end and an input end, where the output ends of the light transmitting fibers are arranged in a display pixel pattern... Agent: Mollborn Patents, Inc.

20100026666 - Infrared transmitting or receiving circuit board unit and infrared touch screen using the same: An infrared transmitting or receiving circuit board which can be cut at the free location and be reconnected each other is disclosed. A power supply line, a grounding line, a clock signal line or a transfer protocol control line, an infrared pulse signal line and an infrared signal receiving line... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100026667 - Acoustic multi-touch sensor panel: Sensing of multiple touches on a surface of a material is provided. A beamed acoustic wave traveling in a substantially linear path along the surface of the material is formed by a plurality of transducers, e.g., a phased array, coupled to the surface. One or more echoes of the acoustic... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100026668 - Driving method and device for generating activating signals that serve to activate scan lines of a display panel, and method for adjusting pulse durations of the activating signals: A driving method for generating activating signals that serve to activate scan lines of a display panel includes generating the activating signals based on a plurality of recorded pulse duration information to thereby permit a time point at which a pulse duration of a preceding one of the activating signals... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100026669 - Gate driving circuit, display device having the same, and method for manufacturing the display device: A gate driving circuit having improved driving capability and maintaining reliability even after a prolonged period of use includes a shift register having a plurality of stages cascaded to one another, each of the plurality of stages including a pull-up unit, a pull-down unit, a discharging unit, and a holding... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100026670 - Display device and uses thereof: The invention relates to a display device comprising at least a light emitter, with power supply means suitable for the electrical supply for each emitter and the means of detection of irradiance of ambient light radiation. The detection means are also able to capture the ambient light radiation, to convert... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100026672 - Circuit for driving a plasma display panel: A plasma display panel (PDP) with reduced switching loss when the PDP is driven at a high frequency. The PDP includes a first electrode, a second electrode parallel to the first electrode, and a third electrode crossing the first electrode and the second electrode, and a driver for applying a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100026674 - Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic device: The present invention provides a display device, a method for driving the same, and an electronic device capable of making μ correction function reliably even in the case where light emission luminance is low. A potential difference between the gate and the source of a transistor is corrected to a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100026675 - Driving method of plasma display device: A method for driving a plasma display device, wherein a plurality of sub-frames is classified into first-type and second-type sub-frames. In each reset period of the first-type sub-frames, a gradient voltage pulse having an reverse polarity to that of a final gradient voltage pulse is applied between first and second... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100026673 - Method and control board for eliminating power-off residual images in display and display using the same: A method and a control board for eliminating power-off residual images in a display and a display using the same are provided. The method includes the following steps of providing a first voltage to compensate a second voltage which is used for sequentially turning on all scan lines within a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100026671 - Source driving apparatus and driving method thereof: A source driving apparatus and a driving method thereof are provided. The source driving apparatus comprises an encoder and a source driver. The encoder encodes a video data with n bits to the encoded data according to encoding rules, such that the bit change in two adjacent grays is less... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100026676 - Display system with low drop-out voltage regulator: A display system is disclosed in the present invention, which includes a low drop-out voltage regulator (LDO) for receiving an input voltage and providing a stable output voltage. The low drop-out voltage regulator includes a regulating circuit, a first switch, a current source circuit and an inverting circuit. The regulating... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100026677 - Display apparatus and electronic device using the same: A display apparatus includes two-dimensionally arranged light emitting devices driven by drive circuits, scanning lines and lighting lines connecting the drive circuits in a row direction, and data lines connecting the drive circuits in a column direction, wherein, in a programming scanning period for supplying signals to the data lines,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100026678 - Image processing apparatus, method of controlling the same, computer program, and storage medium: One frame period of image data is divided into a plurality of subframes and driven. A first subframe included in one frame and a second subframe following the first subframe are output at opposite polarities. The image data is output while switching a phase mode between a first mode of... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100026680 - Apparatus and system for writing data to electromechanical display elements: Charge balanced display data writing systems, apparatuses, and methods use write and hold cycles of opposite polarity during selected frame update periods. A release cycle may be provided to reduce the chance that a given display element will become stuck in an actuated state.... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100026679 - Booster circuit, display panel driver, and display device: A booster circuit is provided with a boosting section and a control circuitry. The boosting section includes a boosting capacitor element and is configured to perform charging operation to accumulate charges across the boosting capacitor element and to perform boosting operation to boost an output voltage by using charges accumulated... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100026682 - Graphics processing systems: b

20100026681 - Method for providing parallel augmented functionality for a virtual environment: A method for providing virtual world functionality to a user of a base virtual world having a base virtual world functionality, includes providing first, second and third virtual world layers having respective first, second and third virtual world layer functionalities beyond the base virtual world functionality and providing user access... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow Ltd.

20100026683 - Method and program of visualizing structured grid data: Grid structured data arranged for a spherical structured grid constituted by combining two component structured grids are visualized by using computer graphics technology. Coordinate conversion means 31 converts grid point coordinates of first and second component structured grids (referred to as N and E systems, respectively), represented by specific regions... Agent: Benesch, Friedlander, Coplan & Aronoff LLP Attn:IPDepartment Docket Clerk

20100026684 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for improved graphics performance: This relates to a generation of digitally represented graphics. A first representation of a group of vertices is received. A second representation of said group of vertices is determined based on said first representation. A first set of instructions is executed on said second representation of said group of vertices... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100026685 - Image processing apparatus: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a level storage module, a video determination module, and a resolution increasing module. The level storage module stores a super-resolution level in association with a video mode. The super-resolution level indicates intensity of super resolution conversion, in which from a first... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100026686 - Method, apparatus and system for displaying topology information of wireless sensor network: A method, apparatus and system for displaying topology information of a wireless sensor network includes a plurality of sensor nodes. The method typically includes: receiving node information collected and extracted from the sensor nodes; comparing the received node information with stored node information; computing, when the received node information is... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100026687 - Systems and methods for dynamically generating locations for charting assessments: Embodiments of the present technology provide a system and method for dynamically generating locations for charting assessments. The system includes a user-operated location authoring tool, an authoring dictionary service, a runtime dictionary service, a database, and a location selector. The method includes creating at least one user-manipulated image; associating at... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100026688 - Graphical wind guage: A wind gauge display apparatus comprising a control device and a reconfigurable display for displaying a first visual representation of a wind gauge if a wind angle is within a first range and displaying a second visual representation of the wind gauge if the wind angle is within a second... Agent: Garmin Ltd. C/o Garmin International, Inc.

20100026691 - Method and system for processing graphics data through a series of graphics processors: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a computer device that comprises a central processing unit, a system memory, a system interface coupled to the central processing unit, wherein the system interface includes at least one connector slot, and a high-performance graphics processing system coupled to the connector slot... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100026690 - System, method, and computer program product for synchronizing operation of a first graphics processor and a second graphics processor in order to secure communication therebetween: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for synchronizing operation of a first graphics processor and a second graphics processor in order to secure communication therebetween. A first graphics processor is provided for processing video data. In addition, a second graphics processor is provided for processing the video... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Nvid

20100026689 - Video processing system, method, and computer program product for encrypting communications between a plurality of graphics processors: A video processing system, method, and computer program product are provided for encrypting communications between a plurality of graphics processors. A first graphics processor is provided. Additionally, a second graphics processor in communication with the first graphics processor is provided for collaboratively processing video data. Furthermore, such communication is encrypted.... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Nvid

20100026692 - Hybrid graphic display: A method of displaying graphics data is described. The method involves accessing the graphics data in a memory subsystem associated with one graphics subsystem. The graphics data is transmitted to a second graphics subsystem, where it is displayed on a monitor coupled to the second graphics subsystem.... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100026693 - Display device and method for updating data in display device: Provided is an image display device. The image display device includes an interface, a memory, a controller, and a display unit. The interface supports communication with an external storage medium, and the memory stores data transmitted through the interface. The controller compares attribute information of data stored in the memory... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100026694 - Portable terminal: The portable terminal includes a display unit configured to display a screen; a first buffer and a second buffer configured to sequentially store display data for the displayed screen; a first determination unit configured to determine whether to perform single-buffer control or double-buffer control based on update data for the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100026695 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a level storage module, an instruction receiving module, a switching module, and a resolution increasing module. The level storage module stores a super-resolution level in association with a video mode that indicates definition to display a video signal. The super-resolution level... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100026696 - Image data processing method, image data processor, and data structure: When writing image data which is stored in a cache memory and includes data of a plurality of virtual sub-pixels for each of a plurality of pixels, into a main memory, an image data processing method applies predetermined compression processing to the image data. When reading out the image data... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group

20100026697 - Processing rasterized data: Devices, methods, and other embodiments associated with processing rasterized data are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes translation logic for converting lines of rasterized pixel data of a compressed image to a plurality of two-dimensional data blocks. The lines of rasterized pixel data are stored in consecutive memory locations.... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Marvell

20100026698 - Avatar items and animations: Mechanisms for accessorizing avatars with animated items. Avatars may be accessorized by items that have animations that are item specific, or they may be accessorized by items that apply to the entire body of the avatars. In addition, such item accessories may apply to avatars across different game titles and... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100026699 - Display device and adjustment method therefor: An adjustment method for a display device is provided. The display device includes a screen, a button and plural display modes including at least a first display mode and a second display mode. The adjustment method comprises steps of pressing the button once to display the first display mode on... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100026700 - Gpu scene composition and animation: Architecture that expresses scene composition and animation in a form that can run entirely on the graphics processing unit (GPU). The architecture stores retained graph information (e.g., scene graph and animation information) as texture information, and uses shaders (e.g., vertex and pixel) to evaluate time information, evaluate animation, evaluate transforms,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100026701 - Method for representing an object: In a method for representing an object in a display, lines together with length information, starting point information and direction information are stored with regard to the object. The representation of the object is generated by a display of the directly adjacent, parallel lines.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100026703 - Optically transmissive substrates and light emitting assemblies and methods of making same, and methods of displaying images using the optically transmissive substrates and light emitting assemblies: Images are displayed in response to a video signal using a light emitting assembly having one or more optically transmissive substrates, films or sheets, each having at least one pattern of optical elements on or in the substrates, films or sheets. A plurality of light sources are configured to illuminate... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100026702 - System and method for display device characterization, calibration, and verification: This invention is directed to a system and method for creating characterization information from a first display device that can be transmitted and used by a second display device. Computer readable instructions embodied in a computer readable medium calibrate a first display device, create an ICC colorprofile from said calibration... Agent: Mcnair Law Firm, P.A.

20100026704 - Memory structures for image processing: A display system comprises line buffer memory that stores input image data in a first color space, and a plurality of gamut mapping modules that accept the input image data from the line buffer memory and performs a gamut mapping operation to produce mapped image data specified in a second... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100026705 - Systems and methods for reducing desaturation of images rendered on high brightness displays: In one embodiment of the display system, the display system comprises an image pipeline that accepts input color image data of one color gamut to be rendered on a display having high brightness subpixel layouts. In one embodiment, the system comprises a boost function that maps the input color data... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100026706 - Object processing apparatus, method, program, and recording medium for the program: An aspect of the present invention provides an object processing apparatus, comprising: a connecting unit which connects to one or more external information terminals; an input unit which accepts input of a desired object manipulation among predetermined one or more kinds of object manipulations corresponding to a particular object from... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100026707 - Displaying arrangement with ambient light: Disclosed are further improvements of AmbiLight Displaying Arrangement, a lighting or illumination system that has been introduced to enhance viewing experience. This is achieved by providing light sources (20) that create multiple colors next to at least one side of the screen (10) of the display device or arrangement, each... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100026708 - Method for applying the same dithering table to different flat panels and display panel driving method using the same: A method for applying the same dithering table to different flat panels and a display panel driving method using the same. The method for applying the same dithering table to different flat panels is mainly to set different dot counts between different panels on the rows, in which pixels are... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100026709 - Methods and systems for sub-pixel rendering with gamma adjustment: Sub-pixel rendering with gamma adjustment allows the luminance of the sub-pixel arrangement to match the non-linear gamma response of the human eye's luminance channel. For each of a subset of input sampled data indicating a region of an input image, a gamma-adjusted data value is generated for each input image... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100026711 - Image display method and image display apparatus, as well as printing assisting system: The present invention provides an image display method including the steps of displaying an image printed on a front surface of a first recording medium; generating a transmissive image which represents an image that is printed on a front surface of a second recording medium which is laid under the... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100026710 - Integration of external input into an application: Provided are systems, methods, and computer program products for integrating external input into an application, with little or no modification to the application. Such a system includes a graphics processing unit (GPU) and an interface module. The GPU is configured to execute graphics processing tasks for the application. The interface... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20100026712 - Method and system for video rendering, computer program product therefor: A method of rendering video frames starting from source frames of a scene acquired using a multi-viewpoint camera system including a Free Viewpoint Video (FVV) synthesizing process.... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100026713 - Waveform observing apparatus and waveform observing system: There are provided a waveform observing apparatus and waveform observing system that solve a problem of displacement of a handwritten comment which occurs with enlargement/reduction in display in such a manner that, when a determination is NO in a process step, namely when a current compression ratio differs from a... Agent: Kilyk & Bowersox, P.l.l.c.

20100026714 - Mixed reality presentation system: An image composition unit outputs a composition image of a physical space and virtual space to a display unit. The image composition unit calculates, as difference information, a half of the difference between an imaging time of the physical space and a generation completion predicted time of the virtual space.... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100026717 - Hair image display method and display apparatus: A hair image display method comprises the steps of: selecting a hair area from a hair image; performing an edge detection on the hair area to calculate an edge image; performing representation processing on the edge image to calculate a representative value image; calculating direction differences between the edge image... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100026716 - Image capture and buffering in a virtual world: A technique is disclosed for detecting photo opportunities within a virtual environment. In response to detecting a photo opportunity, images of the virtual environment may be captured from perspectives not limited to the user's viewport. A variety of physiological and virtual world parameters are measured to determine when to capture... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20100026715 - Image capture and buffering in a virtual world using situational measurement averages: A technique is disclosed for detecting photo opportunities within a virtual environment. In response to detecting a photo opportunity, images of the virtual environment may be captured from perspectives not limited to the user's viewport. A variety of physiological and virtual world parameters are measured to determine when to capture... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20100026718 - Detail-in-context lenses for digital image cropping, measurement and online maps: In one or more implementations, a signal is received selecting a geographic location in an original image of a digital map for display on a display. The original image is distorted to give an appearance of a lens being applied to the digital map for display on the display, the... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20100026719 - Information processing apparatus, method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes: a display unit displaying an image; an operation input receiving unit receiving a user's operation performed on the display unit; and a display control unit carrying out display control when the operation input receiving unit receives a predetermined operation, the display control allowing the state... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100026720 - Liquid crystal display device, portable information terminal device, view angle control method, control program, and recording medium: A mobile phone (1) of this invention includes: a position determination section (31) for determining a position of a display section (18), which display section (18) is rotatable on an axis perpendicular to a display screen of the display section (18) so as to be fixed at respective one of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100026721 - Apparatus and method for displaying an enlarged target region of a reproduced image: An apparatus and a method for selecting and displaying a particular region in a displayed image. A user selects a target region in an image displayed on an image reproduction apparatus, an image of the selected target region is enlarged and displayed in a window, which the user can adjust... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100026722 - Display control apparatus display control method, and program: The present invention relates to a display control apparatus, a display control method, and a program that allow checking of an image. A signal processing unit 12 performs a predetermined signal process on input image data. A display control unit 13 causes an image corresponding to the input image data... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100026723 - Image magnification system for computer interface: One embodiment of the invention includes a computer interface system. The system comprises a user interface screen configured to display visual content and an input system configured to detect a presence of an input object within a threshold distance along a normal axis of the user interface screen. The system... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.

20100026729 - Active-matrix display apparatus driving method of the same and electronic instruments: Disclosed herein is an active-matrix display apparatus, wherein if any particular one of N light emitting sub-devices pertaining to any specific one of pixel circuits is defective, the particular light emitting sub-device is electrically disconnected from the specific pixel circuit and the magnitude of a driving current supplied to the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100026732 - Apparatus for processing image signal, program, and apparatus for displaying image signal: Provided are an apparatus and method for processing an image signal. The apparatus includes a first correction value derivation unit deriving a first correction value for correcting an input image signal for each pixel of a line in a horizontal direction based on the input image signal, a second correction... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100026724 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus comprises: a display unit in which each pixel is formed from a self-luminous element, and a controller that reduces a luminance of a pixel which has not changed for a predetermined period of time or more.... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100026730 - Display device and driver: A driver of a display device has an output buffer, a frame control circuit outputting a frame switch signal with respect to each frame, and an offset compensation control circuit outputting an offset compensation control signal to the output buffer in response to the frame switch signal. One frame includes... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100026728 - Display device and signal converting device: A display device includes a multi-primary-color display panel with subpixels arranged in a matrix pattern of columns and rows; and a signal converter arranged to convert a video signal, having values that represent the colors of pixels with a matrix pattern, into a multi-primary-color signal for use in the multi-primary-color... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100026725 - Display drive systems: A method of compensating an OLED display device for burn-in of pixels of the OLED display, the method comprising: measuring a first voltage drop across at least one test pixel of the display; measuring a second voltage drop across at least one other pixel of the display; determining, from said... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100026731 - Image processing circuit and image display apparatus: An image processing circuit includes: a detecting unit detecting pixel regions where luminance levels of image signals exceed a given luminance threshold; and a correcting unit applying basic gamma correction to image signals in regions other than the pixel regions detected, and applying luminance increasing gamma correction to image signals... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100026726 - Image projection system by means of direct current type high voltage discharge: The image projection system is capable of freely adjusting a tone to suit user preferences. The system has a synchronization signal generating device that generates a synchronization signal composed of a plurality of on-off patterns in synchronism with rotation of a color filter and outputs each of predetermined power levels... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP

20100026735 - Luminance suppression power conservation: Described herein are systems and methods that reduce power consumption for an electronics device including a display. The systems and methods alter video information in a display area and reduce power for a display device when a graphics item is enlarged and the enlargement threatens to increase perceived luminance for... Agent: William J. Plut Honeywood Technologies, LLC

20100026736 - Luminance suppression power conservation: Described herein are systems and methods that reduce power consumption for an electronics device including a display. The systems and methods alter video information in a display area and reduce power for a display device when a graphics item is enlarged and the enlargement threatens to increase perceived luminance for... Agent: William J. Plut Honeywood Technologies, LLC

20100026727 - Optical loss structure integrated in an illumination apparatus: Various embodiments of a display device described herein include an optical propagation region, at least one optical loss structure, an optical isolation layer, and a plurality of display elements. The propagation region includes a light guide in which light is guided via total internal reflection and turning features configured to... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100026733 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a plasma display panel having a plurality of discharge cells each having a data electrode, a data electrode driving circuit for driving the data electrodes, and an image signal processing circuit for performing a signal processing on an image signal and supplying the processed image... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100026734 - System, method and computer-readable medium for displaying light radiation: A system suitable for backlighting is provided. The system comprises a monitor unit configured to monitor an information signal, and to generate a first signal based at least partly on the information comprised in the information signal, a control unit configured to control the reaction time of at least one... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100026737 - Video display device: According to one embodiment, a video display device includes a super resolution converter, a moving-image improving module, and a demonstration mode controller. The super resolution converter performs, on receipt of a first video signal with first resolution, super resolution conversion on the first video signal to obtain a second video... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

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