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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems April category listing, related patent applications 04/10

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20100103074 - Portable dual display reader and operation system thereof: The present invention provides a portable dual display reader including a first panel, a second panel, and an embedded system. The second panel attaches to one side of the first panel to be selectively in a folded configuration and an unfolded configuration. The embedded system is coupled to either the... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.

20100103076 - Head mounted display device and image display device: An image display device 100 comprises a body assembly 110 which can be fixed to a temple 210 of glasses 200, and an image display section 120 adapted to move from a standby position that is located close to the body assembly 110 to a service position just in front... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP

20100103078 - Head-mounted display apparatus: A head-mounted display apparatus includes an image display device, a wearing device with which the image display device is worn on a head of an observer, and an attachment member with which the image display device is attached to the wearing device. The attachment member is capable of adjusting a... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100103077 - Image display apparatus, display method thereof, program, integrated circuit, goggle-type head-mounted display, vehicle, binoculars, and desktop display: An image display apparatus includes: a left-eye light source (101) that outputs a left-eye image constituting an original image in whole or in part; a left-eye deflection unit (104) that deflects, toward a left eye of the user, the left-eye image outputted by the left-eye light source (101); a right-eye... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100103075 - Reconfiguring reality using a reality overlay device: Virtual entities are displayed alongside real world entities in a wearable reality overlay device worn by the user. Information related to an environment proximate to the wearable device is determined. For example, a position of the wearable device may be determined, a camera may capture an image of the environment,... Agent: Fiala & Weaver, P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global

20100103079 - Information presentation device: The present invention relates to a method and a device for presentation of content-rich information portions and content-poor information portions, such as list type information on a display. The method performs obtaining of information for presentation on an information presentation unit, monitors a rotational motion around an axis of rotation... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100103080 - Information presentation device: The present invention relates to a device and a method for presentation of information on a display. The method performs obtaining information to be presented on an information presentation unit, presenting information on the information presentation unit, presenting a selection area on the information presentation unit, determining mode for updating... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100103081 - Image display apparatus, and image display apparatus driving method: The life of an image display apparatus is lengthened while suppressing luminance unevenness and cross-talk on the screen. To achieve the object, an image display apparatus includes a light-emitting device of which emission luminance varies with the amount of current, a first transistorin which the amount of current between a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100103082 - Electroluminescent display with initial nonuniformity compensation: A method of compensating for differences in characteristics of a plurality of electroluminescent (EL) subpixels having readout transistors, includes providing a first voltage source connected through a first switch to each subpixel's drive transistor and a second voltage source connected through a second switch to each subpixel's EL emitter; providing... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100103083 - Organic light emitting device, and apparatus and method of generating modification information therefor: An organic light emitting device including a display panel including a plurality of pixels respectively including a driving transistor and an organic light emitting element; a driving unit to supply a driving signal to the display panel; a signal controller to control the driving unit; a signal modification unit to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100103084 - Quarter wave plate, optical pickup device, and reflective liquid crystal display device: A quarter wave plate that is a crystal plate made of an inorganic material having birefringence and optical rotatory power and has an optical axis, includes an incident surface positioned on one surface of the crystal plate; and an emitting surface positioned on another surface, which is opposed to the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100103085 - Horizontal electric field liquid crystal display: A horizontal electric field liquid crystal display (LCD) is disclosed. The horizontal electric field LCD includes a first liquid crystal cell driven by a voltage difference between a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode, a second liquid crystal cell driven by a voltage difference between a third pixel... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100103086 - Liquid crystal display panel for performing polarity inversion therein: A liquid crystal display panel includes a display area. The display area includes a first scanning line, two second scanning lines, and a number of pixel units arranged in two rows and a number of columns. The number of columns include a number of first columns and a number of... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20100103087 - Thin film transistor array panel and liquid crystal display including the panel: A thin film transistor array panel according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a substrate; a gate line disposed on the substrate and extending in a first direction; a capacitive electrode separated from the gate line and elongated in a second direction; a data line intersecting the gate... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100103089 - Display device: It is an object to improve image quality in displaying a still image and a moving image by suppressing flickers, a display malfunction, or the like of a display device. A method for controlling the light emission state of a backlight is made different between a still image portion and... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100103091 - Light emitting diode array, driving system thereof and liquid crystal display using the same: A light emitting diode array for a liquid crystal display comprises a plurality of first light emitting diodes that are driven by pulse-width modulated signals and a plurality of second light emitting diodes that are driven by constant direct current. The plurality of first light emitting diodes and the plurality... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100103090 - Liquid crystal display module and display system including the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) module includes a flexible backlight unit panel. The LCD module includes an LCD panel and the flexible back light unit panel. The flexible back light unit located behind of the LCD panel includes a plurality of planar light sources that are arranged in a matrix... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100103088 - Solid-state laser apparatus, display apparatus and wavelength converting element: A solid-state laser apparatus includes: a semiconductor laser light source for emitting laser light; an optical resonator having a solid-state laser medium to be excited by incidence of the laser light to oscillate fundamental laser light, and a mirror; and a quasi phase matching wavelength converting element, disposed in the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100103093 - Information inputting device, information outputting device and method: Two bar support portions are provided on opposite sides of a floor mat sensor and a horizontal bar is fixed between these portions to define spaces below into which feet are to be inserted. Then, using the horizontal bar as a reference, an input area, such as “A” or “B”,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100103095 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, and control method: An input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, and a control method that are capable of making a movement of a pointer on a screen a natural movement that matches an intuition of a user are provided. An input apparatus includes a casing, an acceleration sensor, and an angular... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100103094 - Input device, input control method, information recording medium, and program: In an input device (300), a grip module (201) gripped by a user detects its posture and a button pressing operation of the user. A storage unit (301) stores a track of the detected posture, amounting to a predetermined period. A calculating unit (302) calculates an amount of change of... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100103092 - Video-based handwritten character input apparatus and method thereof: A video-based character input apparatus includes an image capturing unit, an image processing unit, a one-dimensional feature coding unit, a character database, a character recognizing unit, a display unit, and a stroke feature database. The image capturing unit captures an image. The image processing unit filters a moving track of... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100103097 - Information display apparatus, mobile information unit, display control method, and display control program: An information display apparatus including a contact detecting panel unit that detects at least contact with the approximately transparent panel surface thereof made by an external object; a display panel unit installed on the panel back surface of the contact detecting panel unit; an analyzing unit that analyzes a contact... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100103096 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, and handheld apparatus: An input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, and a control method therefor, that are capable of solving a problem on gravity that affects an acceleration sensor of an input apparatus when tilted from its original position, and reducing a calculation amount are provided. An MPU of an input... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100103105 - Apparatus and method for executing a menu in a wireless terminal: A menu execution apparatus and method for conveniently providing a menu in a wireless terminal are provided. The apparatus includes a pointer unit for indicating a specific object in a menu execution recognition mode. A camera photographs the object indicated by the pointer unit in the menu execution recognition mode.... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100103104 - Apparatus for user interface based on wearable computing environment and method thereof: Provided is an apparatus for user interface based on wearable computing environment includes: a signal measurement unit including a plurality of image measurement units that includes image sensors each of which receives optical signals generated from a position indicator that is worn on user's fingers or near a user's wrist... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100103102 - Displaying method and display control module: A displaying method for a portable device under a standby condition is provided. The portable device includes a display unit displaying a first standby frame. The method includes steps of sensing a physical motion of the portable device. Then, the physical motion is identified as an operation command. Finally, according... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100103100 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, and handheld apparatus: An input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, and a control method that are capable of correcting an output signal when a hand movement is input to the input apparatus and with which a user does not feel a phase delay are provided. An input apparatus includes a velocity... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100103103 - Method and device for input of information using visible touch sensors: A device and method for manual input of information into computing device using a camera and visible touch sensors. An image of a virtual input device is displayed on a screen, and the positions of the visible touch sensors, recorded by the video camera, are overlaid on the image of... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us )

20100103099 - Pointing device using camera and outputting mark: Pointing device like mouse or joystick comprises camera for capturing the display screen and image processing means for recognizing and tracking the pointing cursor icon or mark from the captured image and producing the pointing signal. The pointing device of present invention can be used with any type of display... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100103101 - Spatially-aware projection pen interface: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing an end user with a digital pen embedded with a spatially-aware miniature projector for use in a design environment. Paper documents are augmented to allow a user to access additional information and computational tools through projected interfaces. Virtual... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100103098 - User interface elements positioned for display: User interface elements positioned for display is described. In various embodiment(s), sensor input can be received from one or more sensors that are integrated with a portable device. A device hold position that corresponds to where the portable device is grasped by a user can be determined based at least... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100103108 - Hybrid low power computer mouse: Operating a pointing device in a low power manner by receiving first tracking information from a first tracking device, de-activating the first tracking device when the accuracy of the first tracking information is determined to be inadequate, activating a second tracking device in order to acquire second tracking information when... Agent: Tyco Technology Resources

20100103107 - Image processing method of optical navigator and optical navigator using the same: An image processing method of a optical navigator includes the steps of: capturing a first image and calculating an average brightness of the first image; determining whether the average brightness is between a first threshold value and a second threshold value; when the average brightness is between the first and... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100103106 - Intelligent robotic interface input device: Universal Video Computer Vision Input Virtual Space Mouse-Keyboard Control Panel Robot has computer system use video vision camera sensors, logical vision sensor programming as trainable computer vision seeing objects movements X, Y, Z dimensions' definitions to recognize users commands by their Hands gestures and/or enhance symbols, colors objects combination actions... Agent: Hsien-hsiang Chiu

20100103109 - Handheld device having movable keyboard: A handheld device having a movable keyboard is described. The handheld device comprises: a body, wherein a surface of the body includes a first region and a second region; a display module disposed in the body, and comprising a display screen exposed in the first region of the body; a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100103110 - Input apparatus with programmable display: The invention discloses an input apparatus with a programmable display. The input apparatus includes a body, at least one keyswitch, a plural of light-emitting units, and a control unit. The at least one keyswitch is disposed on the body and has a respective translucent keycap. The light-emitting units are disposed... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100103112 - Fabric type input device: There is a fabric type input device. The fabric type input device comprise a fabric type electrode unit comprising first and second fabric type electrodes formed opposite to each other, the first and second fabric type electrodes each comprising a fabric and a lead pattern formed by patterning a conductive... Agent: Pryor Cashman, LLP

20100103111 - Keypad assembly and portable electronic device using same: A keypad assembly includes a keypad cover, a printed circuit board and a sensing module. The sensing module is arranged between the keypad cover and the printed circuit board. The sensing module is used to sense touches of a user's finger on the keypad cover. A portable electronic device equipped... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100103114 - Method of using visual separators to indicate additional character combination choices on a handheld electronic device and associated apparatus: A method and associated apparatus for using visual separators to indicate additional character combination choices from a disambiguation function on a handheld electronic device.... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100103113 - Two part multi-function electronic device: An apparatus includes a keyboard, a receptacle for insertion of a least a part of a communication part, wherein the communication part includes a touch sensitive display providing the only user input mechanism on a top surface of the communication part, and wherein in a first mode of operation, when... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100103122 - Apparatus for detecting the location coordinates of a pressure point within a sensor field: An apparatus is described for detecting the location coordinates of a pressure point (8) within a sensor field, having at least one electric resistance layer (2) which is connected via electric connections (4) at the edge to a measurement and evaluation circuit (5). In order to become independent of any... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20100103123 - Bendable electronic device status information system and method: A system includes, but is not limited to: obtaining and one or more physical status sending modules configured to direct sending one or more bendable electronic device physical status related information portions to the bendable electronic device based upon the obtaining of the first information. In addition to the foregoing,... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100103124 - Column organization of content: Column organization of content is described. In an implementation, a mobile communications device configures a user interface to include a plurality of representations of content arranged according to a plurality of columns that permits navigation between first and second said columns upon detection of a gesture input via a touchscreen... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20100103116 - Disappearing button or slider: An input device is disclosed. The input is a deflection based capacitive sensing input. Deflection of a metal fame of the input device causes a change in capacitance that is used to control a function of an electrical device. The input appears invisible because it is made of the same... Agent: Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20100103115 - Display arrangement and electronic device: A display arrangement for portable electronic devices is disclosed. The arrangement comprises a display element comprising one or more layers arranged to provide electro-optical modulation of light or provision of patterned light for providing graphical content to a viewer, and a rigid protective layer; and a force sensitive layer arranged... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100103128 - Electronic device and touch control method thereof: An electronic device and a touch control method thereof are provided. The electronic device has a touch unit, a press unit and a processing module. The press unit is disposed under the touch unit, and is used for generating a pressing signal. The processing module is electrically connected with the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100103129 - Electronic device having touch module: An electronic device includes a housing, a touch module and a switch module. The housing has an opening and a supporting plate, wherein one side of the supporting plate is connected to the housing. The touch module is disposed over the supporting plate and one side connected to the housing.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100103136 - Image display device, image display method, and program product: An image display device includes a display unit (DU) and an operation screen, a first operation unit on the DU generating an operation signal, a second operation unit on a rear of the DU generating an operation signal, a hold state (HS) detection unit detecting a HS of the image... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100103132 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: The information processing apparatus according to the present invention includes: a display panel on which a plurality of objects of moving picture contents are displayed along a predetermined direction; an input position detecting unit that detects a position of an operator positioned on the display panel; a selected object detecting... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100103133 - Input device for foldable display device and input method thereof: An input apparatus including an electronic pen and a terminal having a foldable display unit is provided. An electronic pen generates an ultrasonic signal and an infrared signal. A terminal detects the ultrasonic signal and the infrared signal and calculates coordinate information of the electronic pen based on the received... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100103131 - Interactive and 3-d multi-senor touch selection interface for an automated retail store, vending machine, digital sign, or retail display: Vending machines, automated retail stores, and retail displays with a computer controlled, activation system that senses either the gesture of a customer proximate product display tubes or a touch-screen selection on a computer screen. Item-based lighting produces variable visual effects in conjunction with actual or potential vends to provide an... Agent: Stephen D. Carver Suite 800

20100103130 - Liquid crystal display with touch screen function and method for detecting external illuminance using the same: An Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) with a touch screen function includes an array substrate having a display region and a photosensitive region divided by data lines, scan lines, and common lines, wherein the photosensitive region includes a switching element having a first terminal connected to an (n−1)th scan line to... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100103134 - Method and apparatus for processing multi-touch input of touch-screen: The present invention relates to a multi-touch input processing method and apparatus of a touch screen. The present invention preferably provides a method including: storing a first coordinate inputted by a multi-touch which becomes a second touch input in a state where a first touch input is maintained; cancelling the... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100103135 - Mobile apparatus: A mobile apparatus which includes a casing, an input mechanism, a force-sense generating mechanism provided in the casing and giving the user a force-sense of a translational force toward a first direction, and a controller which controls the force-sense generating mechanism based on the input operation information from the input... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100103117 - Multi-touch manipulation of application objects: The manipulation system described herein provides a common platform and application-programming interface (API) for applications to communicate with various multi-touch hardware devices, and facilitates the interpretation of multi-touch input as one or more manipulations. Manipulations map more directly to user intentions than do individual touch inputs and add support for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100103118 - Multi-touch object inertia simulation: The inertia system provides a common platform and application-programming interface (API) for applications to extend the input received from various multi-touch hardware devices to simulate real-world behavior of application objects. To move naturally, application objects should exhibit physical characteristics such as elasticity and deceleration. When a user lifts all contacts... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100103126 - Protective panel with touch input function for electronic instrument display window: A protection panel with a touch input function for an electronic instrument display window, which is excellent in reliability in an FPC connection. The panel is constituted such that the outer side face can be fitted into a panel fitting part of a casing having an aperture and kept without... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100103125 - Remote control device and method of controlling other devices using the same: Provided is a method of controlling an electronic device by using a remote control device comprising a touch screen, the method including selecting one of a plurality of functions supported by the electronic device via the touch screen, sequentially displaying a plurality of user interfaces, usable for controlling the function... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100103120 - Signal conversion control circuit for touch screen and method thereof: A signal conversion control circuit comprises an analog-to-digital converter, a first sample-and-hold circuit, a second sample-and-hold circuit, a first switch, a second switch, a third switch, and a fourth switch. The analog-to-digital converter has an input end for receiving an output signal of a touch screen. The first sample-and-hold circuit... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100103119 - Touch display panel: A touch display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a third substrate, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the second and the third substrates, a pixel array disposed between the liquid crystal layer and the third substrate, an opposite electrode, color filter patterns, a first sensing electrode, and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100103121 - Touch screen panel integrated into liquid crystal display, method of manufacturing the same, and touch sensing method: A touch screen panel includes: a first substrate and a second substrate, which face each other with respect to a liquid crystal interposed therebetween; and a touch sensor interposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The touch sensor includes: a plurality of first touch signal lines disposed on... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100103127 - Virtual keyboard input system using pointing apparatus in digital device: A virtual keyboard input system using a pointing device in a digital device. The virtual keyboard input system includes: a sensor unit sensing a contact and a two-dimensional contact position; a switch unit; and a control unit dividing a contact sensitive region of the sensor unit into multiple division regions... Agent: St. Onge Steward Johnston & Reens, LLC

20100103138 - Curved capacitive touch panel and manufacture method thereof: A manufacture method and structure of a curved capacitive touch panel is disclosed. A flat flexible printed circuit board (FPCB) with capacitive touch sensing/detecting capability is provided, followed by subjecting the flat FPCB to compressing molding to form a curved FPCB. Subsequently, a curved substrate is provided, wherein an outer... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100103137 - User interface system and method: The user interface system of the preferred embodiments includes a sheet that defines a surface on one side and at least partially defines a cavity on an opposite side; a volume of a fluid contained within the cavity; a displacement device that modifies the volume of the fluid to expand... Agent: Schox PLC

20100103142 - Electronic device with infrared touch input function: An electronic device with infrared touch input function is provided. The electronic device includes a display unit defining an information display area; an infrared input device comprising a circuit board having two pairs of oppositely disposed sides defining an open area corresponding in size and shape to the information display... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100103141 - Techniques for controlling operation of a device with a virtual touchscreen: A technique for controlling operation of a device with a virtual touchscreen includes defining an area of a surface, associated with the device, as the virtual touchscreen. An operation within the device is then initiated based on activity within the virtual touchscreen. An overlay may be provided, on a display... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100103143 - Touch screen signal processing: A touch screen which uses light sources at one or more edges of the screen which directs light across the surface of the screen and at least two cameras having electronic outputs located at the periphery of the screen to receive light from said light sources. A processor receives the... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100103140 - Touch sensitive device using optical gratings: A touch sensitive device includes a deformable material embedded with optical gratings and a light source to send light into the deformable material to reflect off of, or transmit through, one or more of the optical gratings. The touch sensitive device further includes a processing unit to determine if a... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100103139 - Tracking approaching or hovering objects for user-interfaces: The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can utilize photo-sensors embedded in a substantially transparent layer of a UI display for tracking objects that approach or hover over the UI display. The photo-sensors can be configured to detect light of certain wavelengths (e.g., visible light, infrared light) that... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100103144 - Method and apparatus for improved computer monitoring pad pointing device: A monitoring pad assembly is provided for use with a graphical user interface including a monitoring pad and a signal assembly, at least one of which may be adapted to be worn on at least one of a user's digits, wherein movement of the signal assembly relative to the touch... Agent: Wall & Tong, LLP/ Alcatel-lucent Usa Inc.

20100103145 - Portable information terminal, hold status switch method and recording medium: A portable information terminal is provided which includes detecting means for detecting an operation on a display screen, a button for an operation related to a content reproduction, a changeover switch, and a control unit which switches hold statuses of the detecting means and the button according to an operation... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100103146 - Cycling through display input ports: A system comprises first ports that receive input signals and one or more second ports that do not receive input signals. The system also comprises storage comprising a data structure in which the first and second ports are ordered by priority. The system further comprises processing logic that, when selecting... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100103149 - Driving system of liquid crystal display: A driving system of a liquid crystal display includes a pixel data line, a timing controller, a source driver and a gate driver. The pixel data line provides pixel data to the source driver directly. The timing controller is operative to receive a clock signal and a synchronization signal, so... Agent: Hdls Ipr Services

20100103147 - Graphics controllers with increased thermal management granularity: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that may provide graphics controllers with increased thermal granularity. The graphics controller may comprise a display memory, at least one display engine coupled to the display memory, and at least one execution unit coupled to the display memory, where the at least one execution unit... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100103148 - Viewing angle control device and display provided with the same: There are provided a viewing angle control device that can provide a pure black display without coloring and have a significantly improved shielding ability in the narrow viewing angle state, and a display using the viewing angle control device. To adjust the VT (voltage-transmittance) characteristics of a viewing angle control... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100103150 - Display system: A display system includes a display device, a driving circuit, a flexible printed circuit (FPC), and a charge pump circuit. The driving circuit is disposed on the display device for driving the display device. The FPC is externally coupled to the display device. The charge pump circuit is disposed on... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100103151 - Display device and display method: The present invention includes a display device for displaying an image and receiving light simultaneously or alternately. The display device includes: a plurality of display elements for displaying the image on a display surface of the display device by emitting light; a plurality of light receiving elements for receiving light... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100103153 - Image display apparatus: A plurality of scanning signal lines GLn divided into groups, and each group is made up of three scanning signal lines GLnR, GLnG and GLnB, and a plurality of pixels are divided into pixel blocks, and each pixel block is made up of three pixels PR (n, m), PG (n,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100103152 - Source driving circuit with output buffer: A source driving circuit adapted to drive a display panel is provided herein. The source driving circuit includes a first output buffer and a second output buffer responsible for enhancing signals with different polarities respectively. As for the first output buffer, the first output buffer includes a first differential input... Agent: J C Patents

20100103154 - Display apparatus including passive matrix display element: A display apparatus includes a passive matrix display element and can support full-color display. The apparatus includes a passive matrix display element 10 composed of a memory type display material, a row driver 26 for driving the scan electrode of the display element and a column driver 27 for driving... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100103156 - Image display apparatus and method of driving the image display apparatus: The present invention sets a scanning line to which a driving signal for power supply is output to a floating state in an entire period of pauses of threshold voltage correction processing or a partial period thereof.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100103158 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: Disclosed is an LCD and driving method thereof. The present invention comprises a data gray signal modifier for receiving gray signals from a data gray signal source, and outputting modification gray signals by consideration of gray signals of present and previous frames; a data driver for changing the modification gray... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100103157 - Liquid crystal display drive circuit: A liquid crystal display drive circuit that suppresses a pulse noise in a liquid crystal display panel without increasing a mounting area is offered. A common signal COMi is varied in a staircase waveform with an increment of 1/3 VLCD in such a way that a high electric potential VLCD→a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100103155 - Multi-functional integrated circuit and source driver having the same: Disclosed are a multi-functional integrated circuit and a source driver having the same. The integrated circuit (IC) chip includes: a first high-voltage transistor configured to precharge a storage node in response to a first control signal; a decoding unit configured to decode a plurality of input signals to output the... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100103159 - Electroluminescent display with efficiency compensation: An electroluminescent (EL) subpixel having a readout transistor is driven by a current source when the drive transistor is non-conducting. This produces an emitter-voltage signal from which an aging signal representing the efficiency of the EL emitter can be computed. The aging signal is used to adjust an input signal... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100103162 - Image display apparatus and method of driving the image display apparatus: The present invention retains a scanning line for power supply in a floating state in a pause provided halfway through a period of emission.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100103160 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is provided. The OLED display includes a display panel including pixels formed at each of crossings of a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines, a monitoring signal line formed along an outer area of the display panel, a first... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100103161 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: A voltage of sustain electrodes (SU1 to SUn) is lowered from Ve1 to a ground potential at a time point t1 immediately before a first SF (sub-field). Then, a pulsed positive voltage Vd is applied to data electrodes (D1 to Dm) at a starting time point t2 of a setup... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100103163 - Driver apparatus: A driver apparatus applied on a display is disclosed. The driver apparatus includes a voltage converter, an input level shift circuit, at least one input logic circuit, and at least one output level shifter. The voltage converter receives a first voltage, a ground voltage, and a second voltage, and generates... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100103164 - Apparatus and method of processing three dimensional graphic data using texture factor: A method and apparatus of processing three-dimensional (3D) graphic data using a texture factor. The method of processing 3D graphic data includes configuring a polygon including a plurality of vertexes, calculating a texture factor of an object texture corresponding to the polygon, the texture factor being associated with a degree... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100103165 - Image decoding method, image outputting method, and image decoding and outputting apparatuses: An image decoding method, an image outputting method, an image decoding apparatus and an outputting apparatus, the image outputting method including inputting an image; and if determined that the input image is a video image that is overlaid with a graphic image, outputting an area of the input image, which... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100103166 - Method of visualizing mr images: In a method and a device MR images having various contrasts are scanned and then values for some or all of the parameters T1, T2 and PD related to the scanned MR images are determined. Based on the scanned MR images and the determined parameter values an initial conventional MR... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100103168 - Methods and apparatuses for processing and displaying image: A method of processing images, the method including determining whether metadata for generating a depth map corresponding to a predetermined title exists for each of a plurality of titles recorded in a disk by using metadata for disk management, and including converting two-dimensional (2D) images in the predetermined title to... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100103167 - Spatially-aware projection pen display: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing an end user with a digital pen embedded with a spatially-aware miniature projector for use in a design environment. Paper documents are augmented to allow a user to access additional information and computational tools through projected interfaces. Virtual... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100103169 - Method of rebuilding 3d surface model: A method of rebuilding a 3D surface model is provided herein. The method includes the following steps: obtaining a 3D position and the reflectance parameters corresponding to an object according to the structured light system; building a synthesized image according to the 3D position and the reflectance parameters; then, optimizing... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100103170 - System and method for automatic detection of anatomical features on 3d ear impressions: A method for detecting anatomical features in 3D ear impressions includes receiving a 3D digital image of a 3D ear impression, obtaining a surface of the ear impression from the 3D image, analyzing the surface with one or more feature detectors, the detectors adapted to detecting generic features, including peak... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100103171 - Material data processing pipeline: A method for generating a shader that is used by a rendering engine to render a visual representation of a computer model. A shader generation engine receives a set of surface data that describes a surface in view of various lighting conditions. The shader generation engine compresses the set of... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100103172 - System and method for rendering ambient light affected appearing imagery based on sensed ambient lighting: A method for rendering ambient light affected appearing imagery on a two-dimensional display screen in dependence on sensed ambient lighting conditions about the display screen is disclosed. The method includes processing, on a microprocessor in control communication with the display screen, data defining sensed ambient lighting conditions about the display... Agent: Apple Inc.

20100103174 - Method and devices for projecting two-dimensional patterns onto complex surfaces of three-dimensional objects: A method and device optimizing projection of a two-dimensional pattern onto a three-dimensional object surface. After defining an original curve on the two-dimensional pattern and a projection curve on the three-dimensional object surface, a point of the pattern is selected. The abscissa and ordinate of the projection of the selected... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100103173 - Real time object tagging for interactive image display applications: Apparatus and methods that track the location of an object within a video image at the time of capture of the video image are described. The location of the object within each frame can be recorded as meta-data for the video image so that when the video image is played... Agent: Brosemer, Kolefas & Associates, LLC (alu)

20100103175 - Method for generating a high-resolution virtual-focal-plane image: The method of the present invention comprises a disparity estimating process step for estimating disparities by performing the stereo matching for multi-view images consisting of multiple images with different capturing positions and obtaining a disparity image; a region selecting process step for selecting an image among multi-view images as a... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100103177 - Graph display system and program: Graphs drawn by using economic statistics data are easily and quickly displayed on a display in the form enabling easy recognition and appropriate mutual comparison. Index data 251 . . . including graphs drawn by using economic statistics data and attribute information are recorded in a content-by-index storage section (222)... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100103176 - Non-overlapping visualization of data records of a scatter plot: Non-overlapping visualization of data records of a scatter plot is provided by providing rows and columns in a visualization screen containing cells representing respective data records. The rows correspond to value ranges of a first attribute, and the columns correspond to value ranges of a second attribute. The value ranges... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100103178 - Spatially-aware projection pen: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing an end user with a digital pen embedded with a spatially-aware miniature projector for use in a design environment. Paper documents are augmented to allow a user to access additional information and computational tools through projected interfaces. Virtual... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100103179 - Electronic device: Electronic devices with more than one video output terminals and capable of providing distinct videos at different video output terminals. The electronic device comprises first and second display processors driving first and second video output terminals, respectively. The first display processor comprises a blender and a multiplexer. The blender blends... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100103180 - Image processing appartus and method for pixel data conversion: An image processing apparatus according to the present invention includes a scaling unit, a coefficient texture processing unit, and a pixel data converter. A first array is passed to the scaling unit. In the first array, a plurality of pieces of pixel data is arranged in a matrix pattern. The... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100103181 - Active matrix display device: The application aims at reducing the power consumption of pixels not emitting light in an active matrix organic EL panel having a static memory cell in each pixel. Each pixel circuit comprises a selection transistor (5), first (2) and second (4) drive transistors as well as a first organic EL... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100103182 - Active matrix display device: An active matrix display device (1) having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix includes a frame memory (4) storing one frame of image data, a sub-frame timing generator circuit (2) controlling the timing of reading data from the frame memory, and a display portion (7) performing display according... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100103183 - Remote multiple image processing apparatus: A remote multiple image processing apparatus comprises a graphic processing unit, a memory unit, an image compression unit, a transmission unit and a transmission medium. The graphic processing unit receives at least an image frame including a plurality of image blocks, and determines the degree of the difference between the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100103184 - Driving circuit for detecting line short defects: For detecting line short defects in a display panel, a driving circuit has a plurality of shift registers, a plurality of diode modules, and at least one power supply. Each shift register has an output port for outputting a driving signal sequentially. The diode modules are coupled to the output... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100103185 - Switch pin multiplexing: An integrated circuit (IC) within an IC package, where the IC includes a memory control module and a timing module. The memory control module is configured to control read/write operations of a memory IC via N pins of the IC package, where N is an integer greater than 1. The... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce P.L.C

20100103186 - Enhanced user interface elements in ambient light: Enhanced user interface elements in ambient light is described. In embodiment(s), a sensor input can be received from light sensor(s) that detect ambient light proximate an integrated display of a portable device. A determination can be made that the ambient light detracts from the visibility of user interface elements displayed... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100103188 - Color processing apparatus and color processing method: An appropriate color matching can be realized, even if a viewing environment is changed, by acquiring a viewing condition under which a user views a color image, generating output data for outputting a color chart including color patches corresponding to acquired viewing condition, acquiring colorimetric values of the color patches... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100103187 - Method of color gamut mapping of color input values of input image pixels of an input image to rgbw output values for an rgbw display, display module, and apparatus using such method: Method, display module and apparatus arranged for color gamut mapping of color input values of input image pixels of an input image to RGBW output values for an RGBW display, the RGBW display comprising red pixels (R), green pixels (G), blue pixels (B) and brightness enhancing pixels (W). The method... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100103189 - Displaying continually-incoming time series that uses overwriting of one portion of the time series data while another portion of the time series data remains unshifted: Continually-incoming time series data is displayed in a visualization screen. In response to detecting that the visualization screen has become full with time series data, a first portion of the time series data is overwritten with additional incoming data such that the additional incoming data replaces the first portion of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100103190 - Method for producing a representation of a pixel graphic on a display apparatus: Pixel graphics resulting from a computer program running under an operating system are to be tailored to the environment. According to an embodiment of the invention, it is assumed that a user sets settings for graphic interfaces, which the operating system itself produces, so that the graphic interfaces are tailored... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100103191 - Locus smoothing method and navigation device using the same: A locus smoothing method processes a current estimated displacement according to a predetermined number of previous output smoothed displacements. The locus smoothing method includes the steps of: accumulating a predetermined number of previous output smoothed displacements to produce an accumulated displacement and recording a last output smoothed displacement; estimating a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100103193 - Image monitor apparatus and computer-readable storage medium storing image monitor program: An image monitor apparatus includes a recognition process section that recognizes a process area in an original image which is inputted, a display image process section that generates and outputs an image for display by subjecting a process for display according to a user to the process area recognized by... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100103192 - Image processing device, image processing method and electronic apparatus: A clipping processing portion is provided with: a subject detection portion that detects a main subject and a sub-subject from an input image; a degree-of-relationship calculation portion that calculates the degree of relationship between the main subject and the sub-subject; a clip region setting portion that sets a clip region... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100103194 - Method and system for fusing images: A method and a system for fusing images in an image processing field are described. The method includes: capturing at least two frames of images having different intensity under different exposure time in the same scene; fusing the images having different intensity values according to an intensity mapping relation between... Agent: Huawei Technologies Co., Ltd. C/o Darby & Darby P.C.

20100103195 - Video, audio and graphics decode, composite and display system: A video, audio and graphics system uses multiple transport processors to receive in-band and out-of-band MPEG Transport streams, to perform PID and section filtering as well as DVB and DES decryption and to de-multiplex them. The system processes the PES into digital audio, MPEG video and message data. The system... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100103196 - System and method for generating a mixed reality environment: A system and method for generating a mixed-reality environment is provided. The system and method provides a user-worn sub-system communicatively connected to a synthetic object computer module. The user-worn sub-system may utilize a plurality of user-worn sensors to capture and process data regarding a user's pose and location. The synthetic... Agent: Patent Docket Administrator Lowenstein Sandler P.C.

20100103197 - Method for adjusting font size on screen: A method for adjusting a font size on a screen is disclosed. The method includes: establishing a relationship between reading distances and font sizes. When the reading distance is decreased, the font size is increased. The distance is determined by detecting a real reading distance from the screen. A character... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100103200 - Color mapping method: A color mapping method maps an input image signal (IS) into an output image signal (OS) for a display (DD) with display pixels (Pi) having sub-pixels (RP, GP, BP, YP) with primary colors (RW, GW, BW, YW) defining a display color gamut (WG). A look-up table (1) comprises stored luminances... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100103204 - Display device for vehicle: A display device for a vehicle includes a liquid crystal panel (10), a light source (40), and a controlling means (50). The liquid crystal panel includes a particular display pixel (72) and a normal display pixel (62). The controlling means controls the ratio of the gradation value of the normal... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100103201 - Drive control circuit and drive control method color display device: One object of an embodiment of the present invention is to provide a drive control circuit for a display device which is capable of displaying high-quality color images suited for external environment, display contents or the like by fully utilizing high representational capability of a display panel of multi-primary color... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100103199 - Driving apparatus: A driving apparatus used for a display is disclosed. The driving apparatus includes a voltage divider, a first and a second digital to analog converter, and a first voltage amplifier. The voltage divider divides a first voltage to generate a positive polarity gamma voltage and a negative polarity gamma voltage.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100103205 - Driving method and electro-optical apparatus: A driving method includes: dividing a unit period into a plurality of sub-frame periods corresponding to the primary colors; writing a primary color component in each sub-frame period by a first scan executed on the plurality of pixels; irradiating, in each sub-frame period, the plurality of pixels with the corresponding... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100103206 - Image processing method and liquid-crystal display device using the same: This invention relates to an image processing method for improving the quality of an image to be displayed on a display device and to a liquid-crystal display device using the same, and aims at providing an image processing method for providing wide viewing angle and excellent tonal-intensity viewing angle characteristic... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100103198 - Method of correcting emissive display burn-in: A method and apparatus are provided for correcting burn-in in a flat screen display. The method includes the steps of determining a maximum cumulative luminance of each pixel (15) within the display (14) based upon a usage of the pixel, providing a modulation map (40) of the display (14) from... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100103202 - Method of driving a light source, light source apparatus for performance the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A light source apparatus includes a light source, a duty determining part, a luminance shifting determining part and a duty compensation part. The light source includes a plurality of light-emitting blocks. The duty determining part determines a duty of light-emitting blocks by using a block representative value obtained from a... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100103203 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display capable of minimizing power consumption. The organic light emitting display includes a plurality of pixels positioned at intersections of data lines and scan lines includes the pixels including driving transistors positioned in an effective display region to control an amount of current that flows from... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

  
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20100097293 - Overlay display device: The present disclosure relates to display devices and/or systems comprising a display screen configured to switch from a translucent image-display mode to a transparent see-through mode, configured adjacent a smart glass configured to switch from an opaque-mode to a transparent mode, with a cavity disposed in between. The cavity may... Agent: Baker Botts LLP

20100097294 - Apparatus and method for generating and displaying visual content: A building element apparatus includes a display having physical pixels for displaying visual content; an embedded processing system for generating the visual content according to an image generation algorithm stored in a local or remote memory for execution by a processor of the processing system; and communication ports for communicating... Agent: Thorne & Halajian Applied Technology Center

20100097296 - Organic light emitting diode display device and manufacturing method thereof: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display device including an active array substrate, a display substrate and several conductive members is provided. The active array substrate includes a first substrate and several thin film transistors. The thin film transistors are disposed on the first substrate so as to form an... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100097295 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display is capable of reducing or preventing IR drop in a cathode electrode. An organic light emitting display includes a first substrate and a second substrate. The first substrate has a plurality of pixels located thereon, each of the pixels comprising an organic light emitting diode,... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100097298 - Color display device and color display method: The color display device includes a colored light generation unit for repetitively generating a plurality of colored lights in a time sequence with a predetermined frequency, and an image generation unit for processing said plurality of colored lights, so as to generate an image corresponding to each of the plurality... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100097297 - Flat display panel and active device array substrate and light-on testing method thereof: A flat display panel and an active device array substrate and a light-on testing method thereof are provided. The active device array substrate comprises a plurality of first pixel units, a plurality of second pixel units, a first light-on testing circuit, a second light-on testing circuit and a plurality of... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100097299 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device. The plasma display is constructed with: a plasma display panel that displays visual images by using gas discharge; a chassis base that supports the plasma display panel; a driving board that applies a driving voltage to the plasma display panel; a connection wire connecting the driving... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100097300 - Plasma display panel and method of manufacturing the same: A plasma display panel includes an upper substrate and a lower substrate disposed to be opposite to each other, a plurality of address electrodes extending along a first direction on the lower substrate, a plurality of electrodes extending along a second direction on the upper substrate, the second direction intersecting... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100097301 - Light emitting apparatus and image display apparatus using the same: A light emitting apparatus includes a plurality of light emitting devices including luminous bodies, and a plurality of resistors made of the same material having negative resistance-temperature characteristics, the plurality of resistors being connected respectively in series to the plurality of light emitting devices. When the plurality of resisters are... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100097302 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels coupled to scan lines and data lines, a data driver for applying data signals to the data lines, a black data inserting unit between the display unit and the data driver for applying black data to... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100097303 - Organic light emitting diode display device and manufacturing method thereof: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display device including an active array structure, a display structure and several conductive members is provided. The active array structure includes a first substrate and several thin film transistors. The thin film transistors disposed on the first substrate has several drains. The display structure... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100097304 - Motion simulator, display system, and light-emissive structures typically using light-emitting diodes: A light-emissive module (114), typically utilizing one or more LEDs (132R, 132G, and 132B), is configured so that the maximum intensity of the module's light emission occurs along a direction (138) materially non-perpendicular to the back surface (136) of the module's supporting body (130). An active image-generating screen (102) contains... Agent: Ronald J. Meetin, Attorney At Law

20100097305 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes: scanning wires, provided so as to correspond to a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix manner, to which scanning signals are applied; and signal wires to which data signals are applied, wherein the scanning wires and the signal wires cross each other. TFTs,... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100097306 - Gamma voltage conversion device: Gamma voltage conversion device includes a gamma voltage conversion circuit, an amplifier, and a gamma voltage adjusting circuit. The gamma voltage conversion circuit generates a first gamma voltage conformed to a first gamma curve according to a grey level. The amplifier includes a first input end receiving the first gamma... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100097307 - Method and system of reducing image sticking: To reduce the image sticking, a first number of frames outputted from the multimedia signal source are successively received. The first number of frames are processed to obtain a plurality of corresponding gray-level characteristic. A predefined frame is inserted into a plurality of incoming frame with a specified ratio if... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100097308 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving a liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is provided, comprising a liquid crystal display panel (LCDP) for displaying an image or a video signal. The display device furthermore comprises a double-pulse scanning backlight means (BL) having a plurality of red, green and blue colored light emitting diodes (RLED, GLED, BLED) arranged in... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100097314 - Drawing control apparatus and drawing control method of electronic paper: When a user inputs an instruction to display a subsequent screen from an operation unit 14 while electronic paper 16 is displaying a screen, application 21 detects the input (t9). Firmware transmits a request to stop the display to an EP control unit 15 (t31) and the EP control unit... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100097309 - Information processing apparatus and computer-readable recording medium recording information processing program: Motion information is obtained which is information about a motion applied to an input device housing itself including a pointing device of a plurality of input mean. Next, based on the motion information, a movement amount of the input device housing is calculated. Thereafter, it is determined whether or not... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100097313 - Lid structure, apparatus and method for displaying graphical information: A lid structure, apparatus and method for displaying graphical information uses beams of coherent light that are emitted in a scanning manner to project the beams of coherent light onto a display surface to form the graphical information on the display surface.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione/marvell

20100097311 - Reaction apparatus, fuel cell system and electronic device: The invention relates to a reaction apparatus that efficiently heats a reaction portion, and a fuel cell system and an electronic device that include such a reaction apparatus. A reaction apparatus (1) includes a reformer (4) in which formed are a reforming reaction chamber (31) and a reformer combustion chamber... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100097312 - System and method for light control: A system for light control, comprising a light source (4) for illuminating an area (10), a pointer device (6) for projecting location information (11) on the area (10), and a receiver (5) for detecting the location information (11), wherein the system is configured to determine the position of the locations... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100097310 - Terminal and controlling method thereof: A terminal having a video communication function includes camera configured to capture image data, a memory configured to stored the captured image data, a wireless communication unit configured to permit a video communication during which the image data is communicated to a correspondent terminal, a display configured to display a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100097315 - Global input device for multiple computer-controlled medical systems: An integrated control and display system for operating a plurality of separate computer systems each having a visual display, includes at least one cursor control device for seamlessly moving a cursor among the visual displays of the separate computer systems, the cursor control device operating to control the computer system... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c

20100097317 - Methods and apparatus to provide a handheld pointer-based user interface: Methods and apparatus to provide a handheld pointer-based user interface are described herein. An example apparatus includes a wireless pointer component and one or more base components. The wireless pointer component is configured to transmit one or more human-computer interaction (HCI) signals associated with an HCI event via a first... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20100097318 - Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, an accelerometer attached to a portable device detects a movement of the portable device. In response, a machine executable code is executed within the portable device to perform one... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100097316 - System and method for determining an attitude of a device undergoing dynamic acceleration: A system and a method for determining an attitude of a device undergoing dynamic acceleration is presented. A first attitude measurement is calculated based on a magnetic field measurement received from a magnetometer of the device and a first acceleration measurement received from a first accelerometer of the device. A... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)

20100097319 - Multi-directional navigation between focus points on a display: A method and apparatus for navigating between different focus points displayed on an electronic device, comprising, for each of said different focus points, maintaining a list of any adjacent ones of said focus points to which focus can move in each direction responsive to a navigation event in said direction,... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100097320 - Electronic device for entering password: An electronic device includes an access control module, a plurality of input areas, and a comparing module. The access control module has a predetermined password. The input areas are configured to be tapped to input characters in the electronic device. The number of the input areas is determined by the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100097321 - Mobile terminal and method for controlling the same: Disclosed are a terminal in which a shape or configuration of a virtual keypad is transformable by considering user's convenience and a method for controlling the same, the terminal including: a display module configured to display a virtual keypad; a user input unit configured to receive a touch or drag... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100097331 - Adaptive user interface: A method of activating and displaying a user interface (UI) integrated in an electronic device includes detecting a right-handed or a left-handed grip of the electronic device and activating a right-handed or a left-handed UI responding to the right-handed or left-handed grip. The right handed UI mirrors the left-handed UI.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100097335 - Apparatus and method for determining input in computing equipment with touch screen: An apparatus and method for determining a key input in computing equipment having a touch screen are provided. The method for determining the key input in the computing equipment includes, upon occurrence of a touch input on the touch screen, determining an input type of the touch input, expanding a... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100097322 - Apparatus and method for switching touch screen operation: An apparatus (100) and method for switching touch screen operation. The apparatus can include a hand held electronic device housing (110). The hand held electronic device housing can have a housing face (112) and a housing side (114) substantially orthogonal to the housing face. The apparatus can include a touch... Agent: Prass LLP

20100097338 - Display apparatus, display method and program: A display apparatus is provided which includes a display control unit which displays predetermined information on a display screen, a position detecting unit which detects a touch position on the display screen touched by a touch substance, and a display splitting unit which, when the position detecting unit detects at... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100097333 - Distance measuring device: The invention relates to a distance measuring device with a control interface. According to the invention, the control interface has at least one contact-sensitive entry unit.... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20100097323 - Hydrogel-based tactile-feedback touch screen: A system and method for providing tactile feedback on a touch screen display unit is provided. The tactile feedback unit has a gel layer for deforming discrete surface areas of a touch-screen display; and a tactile feedback controller for controlling the deformation by the gel layer. The tactile feedback unit... Agent: Honeywell International Inc. Patent Services

20100097339 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: The image processing apparatus according to the present invention is provided with an image processing unit for performing the image processing function by changing its execution parameter for the image processing function, which is associated with a processing result display area for displaying an image processing result acquired from applying... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100097341 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program: An information processing apparatus is provided with a signature window data generating unit that, by combining template window data stored in a template data storage unit with confirmation note item data and confirmation note content data acquired by a confirmation note data acquiring unit, generates signature window data indicating a... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100097332 - Input device and method for adjusting a parameter of an electronic system: Input devices and methods are provided for effecting adjustment, in which a sensing system is adapted to detect motion of a first object and a second object in a sensing region and a processing system coupled to the sensing system. The processing system is adapted to detect a change in... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20100097326 - Keyboard-video-mouse switch system with interactive display: Embodiments of the present invention describe an interactive display system and method for using the same. In one embodiment, an interactive display system includes a KVM switch system and a display panel. The KVM switch system has an input port and a plurality of output ports. The output port is... Agent: Patterson & Sherldan - Aten

20100097334 - Light sensing circuit, method of driving the same, and touch panel including the light sensing circuit: A light sensing circuit, a method of driving the same, and a touch panel including the light sensing circuit, the light sensing circuit including a photodiode generating current according to the brightness of light incident from the outside; a driving transistor having a first electrode to which a first power... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100097340 - Liquid-crystal display panel and chopper-type comparator: A liquid-crystal display panel includes: gate lines each serving as a row-direction line which is one of the rows of a two-dimensional matrix; data signal lines each serving as a column-direction line which is one of the columns of the two-dimensional matrix; a plurality of liquid-crystal pixel sections which are... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100097337 - Method for operating page and electronic device: A method for operating a page and an electronic device are provided. In the method, touch signal is received first via a touch screen. Then, if the time for which the touch signal keeps at a location of the touch screen reaches a preset time is determined. If the time... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100097330 - Methods and apparatus for improving optical performance for touch screens and related devices: One disclosed feature of the embodiments is a method and apparatus to provide a touch screen. First and second layers having inner surfaces coated with indium tin oxide (ITO) are formed. The coated surfaces have a first refractive index. A cavity is formed by the first and second layers and... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100097324 - Parental controls based on touchscreen input: A method for controlling user access in an information handling system is provided. Touchscreen signals indicating multiple simultaneous touch points on a touchscreen by an information handling system user are received. The received touchscreen signals are analyzed, and an authorization determination regarding the particular user is made based at least... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p

20100097328 - Touch finding method and apparatus: A method of determining touches from a data set output from a touch screen comprising an array of sensing nodes. The method comprises analyzing the dataset and identifies a node with a maximum signal value among all unassigned nodes, and, if present, assigns that node to a touch. A logical... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100097329 - Touch position finding method and apparatus: In a touch sensor comprising a plurality of sensing nodes, the touch location in each dimension is obtained from the node at which the sum of the signal values assigned to the touch on either side of said node are equal or approximately equal. Each of the sensing nodes is... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100097325 - Touch screen assemblies and saddle-type vehicles having one or more touch screen assemblies: A touch screen assembly is configured for attachment to a handlebar of a saddle-type vehicle. The touch screen assembly includes a display portion having a display screen and a touch sensor arrangement. The display screen is configured to display indicia relating to at least one electrical device present upon a... Agent: Ulmer & Berne, LLP Attn: Diane Bell

20100097327 - Touch screen overlays and methods for manufacturing the same: In one embodiment, a kit to enable non-visual use of a touch screen on an electronic device comprises an overlay comprising a surface, where the surface is substantially flat. A first portion of the surface comprises a smooth tactile characteristic, and a second portion of the surface comprises a first... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

20100097336 - Touch systems and methods utilizing customized sensors and genericized controllers: Touch sensing circuit arrangements include a touch sensor and a controller board. The touch sensor includes one or more sensing elements to generate touch-related signals responsive to a touch input to the sensor, and a memory device storing computer-executable firmware instructions for determining touch positions based on the touch-related signals.... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100097346 - Capacitive touch buttons combined with electroluminescent lighting: A capacitive touch sensor includes a layer of electro-luminescent (EL) material arranged between a first electrode and a second electrode, A controller includes a capacitance sensing circuit coupled to first and/or second electrode and arranged to measure a capacitive coupling associated with the first and/or second electrode. The controller is... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100097344 - Electronic apparatus with a capacitive touch sensor: A capacitive touch sensor for use with a display device is described. The capacitive touch sensor includes a first sensor electrode layer including a first electrode, a second sensor electrode layer including a second electrode, and a sensor dielectric layer including a polarizer, the sensor dielectric layer arranged in between... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100097342 - Multi-touch tracking: A method of tracking multiple touches over time on a touch sensor, for example a capacitive touch screen. The method analyses first and second touch data sets from adjacent first and second time frames. First, the touch data sets are analyzed to determine the closest touch in the second time... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100097347 - Pressure detection module, and touch panel with pressure detection module: A touch panel is installed in an electronic device. The touch panel comprises a display module and a plurality of pressure detection modules. The display module is electrically located in the electronic device. The plurality of pressure detection modules are electrically coupled to the electronic device, and each of them... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20100097345 - Sensing device and method for amplifying output thereof: A sensing device and a method for amplifying an output of the sensing device are disclosed. The sensing device includes a sensor array including a plurality of sensors and an amplifier circuit that gives different weighted values to at least some of sensor outputs obtained from the sensor array and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100097343 - Simultaneous multiple location touch systems: Various apparatuses, methods and systems for detecting simultaneous touches at multiple locates are disclosed herein. For example, some embodiments provide an apparatus for detecting a touch, the apparatus including a resistive touch screen and a controller connected to the touch screen. The touch screen includes a number of electrically conductive... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100097351 - Apparatus and method for adjusting finger depth using camera and touch screen having the apparatus: Disclosed are an apparatus and a method for adjusting a finger depth using a camera and a touch screen having the apparatus. The apparatus includes a light source installed at an edge of a panel to radiate light in parallel to a surface of the panel, a camera that photographs... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100097354 - Light sensing circuit, touch panel including the same, and method of driving the light sensing circuit: A light sensing circuit of a touch panel includes a photodiode including an anode and a cathode; a driving transistor including a gate electrode connected to the cathode of the photodiode, a first electrode to receive a first ground voltage, and a second electrode; a first switching transistor including a... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100097349 - Method and apparatus for detecting touch point: A method of detecting a touch point includes detecting an edge image of a finger image from an input image, generating a touch point image utilizing the detected edge image, and calculating coordinates of the touch point from the touch point image. The touch point image may be generated by... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100097350 - Photo sensing device, photo sensing circuit, touch panel, and method of sensing output value of photo sensing element: A photo sensing device, a photo sensing circuit, a touch panel, and a method of sensing an output value of a photo sensing element, in order to remove the influence of a threshold voltage. The device includes a photo sensing unit generating a sensing current according to an intensity of... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100097352 - Touch screen display and method of driving the same: A TSD (Touch Screen Display) includes a panel including a plurality of light emitting devices to form an image, and a plurality of photo sensors to capture an image of an object touching the panel; a touch position deriving unit to derive a touch position of the object based on... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100097353 - Touch screen signal processing: A touch screen which uses light sources at one or more edges of the screen which directs light across the surface of the screen and at least two cameras having electronic outputs located at the periphery of the screen to receive light from said light sources. A processor receives the... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100097348 - Touch screen tool: A touch screen panel is disclosed, which is capable of sensing an exact position touched by a user or instrument, or a pressured applied to the touched position, wherein the touch screen panel comprises a core including a plurality of horizontal and vertical lines provided in a grid shape, wherein... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100097355 - Touch sensing device and method for correcting output thereof: A touch sensing device and a method for correcting an output thereof are disclosed. The touch sensing device includes a touch sensor array including a plurality of touch sensors, a plurality of integrated circuits (ICs) that converts an output of the touch sensor array into digital data and generates raw... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100097357 - Computer and method for controlling external display device: A computer has a hardware layer module, a driver layer module, and an application layer module. The hardware layer module has a number of interface ports, and a preset interface port of the interface ports is coupled with the external display device. When the external display device is coupled to... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100097358 - Drive circuit for display panel, display panel module, display device, and method for driving display panel: A drive circuit for a display panel includes a data driver unit for controlling an image display operation in a display panel, and a timing control unit for providing the data driver unit with signals necessary for the data driver unit to perform the control, the signals including at least... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100097356 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus is provided which include a storage unit that stores at least one piece of associated information with which content data or content identification information and processing subject identification information used for identification of a processing subject, which is a device or an application enabled to perform... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100097359 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display unit, liquid crystal display device, and television receiver: Provided is an active matrix substrate configured such that: a retention capacitor line (18x) is provided so as to correspond to a space between adjacent pixel regions (5α, 5β); capacitor electrodes (27xa, 27xb) are provided so as to overlap the retention capacitor line (18x); a retention capacitor line (18y) is... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100097360 - Display driving apparatus: Disclosed is a display driving apparatus. The display driving apparatus comprises: a current DAC generating a data current; a data line connected to a pixel circuit requiring data writing on a matrix array of a display panel; an adjacent data line located adjacent to the data line; a current mirror... Agent: The Belles Group, P.C.

20100097362 - Display apparatus including passive matrix display element: A display having a passive matrix display element and capable of supporting full-color display includes a passive matrix display element 10 composed of a memory display material, a row driver 26 for driving the scan electrode of the display element and a column driver 27 for driving the data electrode... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100097361 - Liquid crystal drive device and liquid crystal display device using the same: A liquid crystal drive device (200) is configured so that a source driver (20) or a common driver (30) performs voltage application using a power voltage VDDH prior to voltage application using a boosted voltage 2VDDH upon application of a source voltage VS and high-level transition of a common voltage... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100097364 - Display device: An object of the present invention is to increase the speed of the level shifting operation in a display device having a level shift circuit formed of polysilicon thin film transistors. The present invention provides a display device having a level shift circuit wherein the above described level shift circuit... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100097363 - Switching mode power supply circuit for plasma display panel: Provided is a switching mode power supply circuit for plasma display panel, which includes an EMI filter unit, a PFC unit, an output unit, and a standby unit. The EMI filter unit may include a first line filter connected to a commercial line input power, a first capacitor and discharge... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100097365 - Liquid crystal display device and control method thereof: The present invention discloses a liquid crystal display device and a control method thereof. In the present invention, a clock controller detects an external clock signal and outputs a switching signal according to the external clock signal. According the information carried by the switching signal, a shutoff switching circuit controls... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100097368 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a driving method of the same are provided. The display device includes a display panel having gate lines and data lines. A gate driver is included in each of stages and supplies each of the plurality of gate lines with gate signals using a clock signal... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100097370 - Driving system of liquid crystal display: A driving system of a liquid crystal display includes a pixel data line, a timing controller, a source driver and a gate driver. The pixel data line provides pixel data to the source driver directly. The timing controller is operative to receive a clock signal and a synchronization signal, so... Agent: Hdls Ipr Services

20100097369 - Electro-optical device and driving circuit: A driving circuit of an electro-optical device, a capacitance-line-driving circuit shifting voltage of a capacitance line to one voltage of two-value voltage, and the capacitance-line-driving circuit includes a unit control circuit provided correspondingly to the capacitance line at both end portions of the capacitance line, and the unit control circuit... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100097366 - Liquid crystal display: In one embodiment of the present invention, each pixel includes first and second subpixels. CS bus lines connected to the respective storage capacitors of the first and second subpixels are electrically independent of each other. A CS voltage has a waveform that inverts its polarity at least once a frame,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100097367 - Liquid crystal display device, scan signal drive device, liquid crystal display device drive method, scan signal drive method, and television receiver: In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal display device is disclosed in which a gate driver applies a gate-on pulse so that a second period is longer than a first period. The first period and the second period are defined as follows. Among gate-on pulses applied before... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100097371 - Imager column-level amplifier with pixel-wise automatic gain selection: An imager architecture that utilizes column sampling circuitry that can support pixel-wise automatic gain selection (AGS). The column sampling circuitry samples the pixel output signals directly (e.g., with unity gain) or after amplification in a column level amplifier while supporting correlated double sampling (CDS) in both situations.... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100097373 - Catheter locator apparatus and method of use: This invention relates to a method of catheter and radiating coil location in a human body and in particular to the determination over time of the location of the tip of a catheter as it is inserted and during its use in the body. In particular when a radiating coil... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100097372 - Synthetic acceleration shapes for use in ray tracing: A synthetic acceleration shape bound primitives composing a 3-D scene, and is defined using a group of fundamental shapes arranged to bound the primitives, and for which intersection results for group members yield an ultimate intersection testing result for the synthetic shape, using a logical operator. For example, two or... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20100097374 - 3d and real time electrical capacitance volume-tomography sensor design and image reconstruction: Dynamic three-dimensional image electrical capacitance tomography sensor system is disclosed. The technique generates, from the measured capacitance, a whole volume image of the region enclosed by the a geometrically three-dimensional capacitance sensor. A real time, three-dimensional imaging of a moving object or a real time volume imaging (i.e., four-dimensional (4D))... Agent: Dinsmore & Shohl LLP

20100097376 - Support apparatus, design support program, and design support method: A design support apparatus includes: a section that sets, as a reference plane in a virtual space, the plane of a mesh which is selected as a first mesh, from among meshes forming the shape of an object model displayed in the virtual space; a section that sets a vertex... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100097375 - Three-dimensional design support apparatus and three-dimensional model display system: The present invention relates to a three-dimensional (3D) model display device and a 3D model display system in which even a beginner can easily edit a 3D model, and edit and watch a moving image using a 3D model while maintaining harmony of a model, a texture, and a motion.... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100097377 - Graphics processing using culling on groups of vertices: A first representation of a group of vertices may be received and a second representation of said group of vertices may be determined based on said first representation. A first set of instructions may be executed on said second representation of the group of vertices for providing a third representation... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100097378 - Device and method for reconstruction and visualization of projection data: In a device and associated method for reconstruction and visualization of projection data, projection data are stored per slice and are subjected to an image reconstruction procedure in parallel within arbitrary slice planes in a processor-controlled filtering process that is executed n times, wherein volume data that are created can... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100097379 - Display apparatus, multi display system, and control method thereof: Display apparatus, multi display system, and control method are provided. The display apparatus which comprises a display unit displaying an image, the display apparatus include: a storing unit in which information about a maximum resolution of the display unit is stored; a signal processing unit which captures an area of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100097380 - Respiratory profile parameter determination method and apparatus: A method of sampling one or more respiratory profile characteristics and monitoring a variety of respiratory profile parameters. The sampled respiratory characteristics include respiratory flow rate, respiratory pressure, and partial pressure of at least one constituent of a patient's respiration. The method detects patient breaths, determines whether each breath is... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100097381 - Method and apparatus for generating visual patterns: A method generates frame segments of an image frame depending on values of data elements included in a set of data elements. The method includes the acts of: (a) partitioning a plurality of tuples of values of data elements included in the set of data elements into a plurality of... Agent: Thorne & Halajian Applied Technology Center

20100097382 - Graphics processing systems: When rendering a stroked curve for display in a graphics processing system, an input stroked curve 1 defined in user space 2 is received by the system. The portion of a canonical space 5 that corresponds to the received stroked curve 1 is determined by determining the portion of a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

20100097383 - Graphics processing systems: An input stroked curve 1 that is received by a graphics processing system can be rendering using at least two, and preferably more, rendering processes that are available for use by the system. The process or processes that are used for rendering the received stroked curve 1 are selected based... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

20100097384 - Program designed master animation and method for producing thereof: Disclosed is a PDMA animation production method including the steps of storing animation materials constituting an animation and information separately when a PDMA is produced, the animation materials including texts, graphics, movies, and audios; partitioning frame information as desired, the frame information being construction units of the animation; separating the... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100097385 - Display apparatus and control method for adjusting the time required for detecting input signals: A display apparatus capable of adjusting the time for detecting input signals from an external input source is provided. The display apparatus includes a signal detector which checks a plurality of input sources in sequence for a predetermined basic time and detects signals input from the plurality of input sources,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100097386 - Apparatus and method for operating multiple operating systems in multi-modem mobile communication terminal: An apparatus and method for operating multiple Operating Systems (OSs) in a multi-modem mobile communication terminal are provided. The apparatus includes a plurality of modems and a multiplexer/demultiplexer (MUX/DEMUX) module. The modems support an access to different wireless networks. The MUX/DEMUX module receives data of the corresponding wireless network from... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100097387 - Rendering method to improve image resolution: A rendering method is provided. The rendering method forms a pixel structure in which a plurality of red, green, blue, and white (RGBW) sub pixels is arranged in a predetermined pattern, and renders a plurality of pixels which configure an image using the plurality of RGBW sub pixels on a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100097388 - Graphics processing systems: r

20100097389 - Image processing method: An image processing method which determines and depth-unfolds a depth folding region in an input depth image. A depth folding region of an input depth image may be determined based on a variance of the input depth image, a gradient image, and the like. A predetermined first depth value may... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100097390 - Methods and devices for processing a raster image: A raster image process method and device, for solving an issue existed in the current technique that it is unable to distinguish between the white color filled in a raster image when constructing the raster image and the white color in an image object of a page description filled in... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP

20100097391 - Touch screen display apparatus for performing flash mode and method of operating the apparatus: A touch screen display apparatus includes a panel including a light emitting device for displaying a display image and an optical sensor for generating a touch image object; a touch sensing unit on the panel for sensing a touch of a touch object; and a light emission controller for controlling... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100097392 - Image display device, image display method, and recording medium storing image display program: An image display device includes an image extracting unit that extracts one or more representative images satisfying a predetermined condition from a series of images captured in time-series; and a display unit that displays the one or more representative images extracted by the image extracting unit in a list and... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100097393 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus adapted to generate image data for controlling a first light modulation section adapted to project a first window, and image data for controlling a second light modulation section adapted to project a second window smaller than the first window and projected so as to overlap with the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100097394 - Method for clearing blur images of a monitor: A method for clearing blur images of a monitor is disclosed. An original image data is provided. The original image data is transformed from an RGB encoded format to a YUV encoded format. The transformation is compressed as the original image data with the YUV encoded format. The compressed original... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100097395 - System and method for presenting an avatar: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, an avatar engine having a controller to retrieve a user profile, present a user an avatar having characteristics that correlate to the user profile, detect a change in a developmental growth of the user, adapt a portion... Agent: At&t Legal Department - As Attn: Patent Docketing

20100097397 - Electronic device and photos merging method thereof: An electronic device and a method for merging photos to obtain a merged photo using an electronic device captures at least one portrait photo using a camera module of the electronic device and edits the at least one portrait photo to obtain at least one cropped photo. The electronic device... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100097396 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus and an image processing method are provided. The image processing apparatus includes: a first receiving unit which receives a first image data and an auxiliary information for receiving a second image data forming an improved image in cooperation with the first image data; a second receiving... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100097398 - Image processing apparatus, moving-image playing apparatus, and processing method and program therefor: To allow a viewer to easily understand the details of a moving image shot by an image capturing apparatus in the case where the moving image is browsed. A camerawork detecting unit 120 detects the amount of movement of an image capturing apparatus at the time of shooting a moving... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100097399 - Method and system for rendering of labels: A method for rendering static labels in a mobile device in applications such as map applications. Panning increments are received for panning a previously rendered frame to a panned frame and a rendering region is defined based on the panning increments. Ones of the labels that overlap the region and... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100097401 - Image processing device, program, and recording medium: An image processing device includes an image input section receiving the input of an image, an image converter generating a converted image by magnifying or reducing the image, the input of which is received by the image input section, based on a predetermined conversion magnification, a small moving object probe... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100097400 - Method for adjusting page display manner, mobile electronic device, and storage medium thereof: A method for adjusting a page display manner, a mobile electronic device, and a storage medium thereof are provided. In the present method, a scaling signal is first received. Then, a display ratio of a page in a touch screen is adjusted according to a variation of the scaling signal.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100097402 - Map data comparison device: A map data comparison device by which a plurality of map data is presented including: a first retrieval member which retrieves a first map data; a second retrieval member which retrieves a second map data; a display member which displays the first map data and the second map data in... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100097403 - Input shortcuts for a communications device: A method of inputting an electronic address into an address field on a communications device, the electronic address including a plurality of text characters and non-text symbol characters. The method includes: receiving a plurality of inputs for the address field through a user input interface of the device; adding text... Agent: Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100097408 - Ambient lighting system for a display device: This invention relates to an ambient lighting system for a display device including an image display region. Controllable light sources that are substantial point-like and disposed in an array are provided, each being adapted to emit a light beam of at least one wavelength onto an region visually appearing to... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100097405 - Color gamut mapping method for multimedia equipment, a television and a color processing apparatus: A color gamut mapping method for multimedia equipment is disclosed. This method performs color gamut mapping on a video signal received by the multimedia equipment and gives an output, wherein the video signal is in a first color color gamut while display light of the multimedia equipment is in a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100097407 - Color generation change using multiple illuminant types: A system for generating a colored light comprises a set of illuminant types and a processor. The set of illuminant types is associated with a chromaticity gamut, and the set of illuminant types comprises at least five illuminant types that are each associated with an illuminant type hue angle. The... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20100097406 - Color generation using multiple illuminant types: A system for generating a colored light comprises a set of illuminant types and a processor. The set of illuminant types is associated with a chromaticity gamut, and the set of illuminant types comprises at least five illuminant types that are each associated an illuminant type hue angle. The processor... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20100097410 - Display apparatus: A display device having a scanning line, a data line, a power supply line, and a pixel. The pixel having a first transistor supplied with a selecting pulse of a scanning signal, a holding capacitor having a first electrode and a second electrode that holds an image signal from the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100097404 - Display control method and device thereof: There is provided a display control method capable of reducing unnecessary processing and unnecessary power consumption caused by is. The display control method uses an update judgment unit (33) for judging whether a display content has been updated, a characteristic amount extraction unit (36) for obtaining the characteristic amount of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100097409 - Display device and display method: A display device is provided with a display section; a drive section driving the display section; and a light shutter control section controlling a light shutter. The display section is configured to display first and second images on the display section during a specific period. The drive section is configured... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100097411 - Display device and method for manufacturing display device: A display device and a method for manufacturing the display device are provided. The display device includes an organic layer on an auxiliary wiring is removed with high precision by one operation and, thereby, the yield and the productivity are improved. A lower electrode is formed by patterning in each... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100097412 - Light source device and liquid crystal display unit: A light source device, performing partial lighting operation and having a function of detection of illuminated light with improved precision is provided. The light source device including: a light source section having a plurality of partial lighting sections each controlled separately; a drive means for time-divisionally driving the light source... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100097413 - Plasma display device, and driving method used in the plasma display device: [Means to solve the problem] At start time of first afterimage reduction driving mode, the number of times of discharge corresponds to first driving power, then gradually to second driving power and, at its termination time, the number of times of discharge corresponds to the second driving power, then gradually,... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

  
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20100090927 - Ladder display system: A system and a method for creating a light emitting apparatus are disclosed herein. The light emitting apparatus includes at least one display module having at least one light emitting element, in which the display module is connected between one of a support and a support bar at one end... Agent: Aka Chan LLP

20100090928 - Liquid craystal display device, its driving method and electronic device: In one embodiment of the present invention, a method for driving a liquid crystal display device is disclosed which includes: combining liquid crystal panels a and b with one another, each of which displays an image in accordance with a video image source, wherein, when the images respectively displayed on... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100090929 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, aberration correction method, and computer-readable storage medium: An image processing system, which corrects an aberration generated in an optical system by executing coordinate conversion of pixels of an image, has a table which holds correspondence between the positions of pixels before and after the coordinate conversion, acquires coordinates after conversion corresponding to the coordinates of representative points... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100090930 - Subtractive display: A display and techniques for displaying information involve the use of pixel-generating elements that include a light conduit and multiple adjustable light absorbing filters. The light conduit allows light from a light source to pass from a first side to a second side of the pixel-generating element. A first adjustable... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100090931 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: A display device formed by arranging pixel circuits in a matrix, wherein each pixel circuit includes a self-emissive element; a drive transistor for driving the self-emissive element; and a resistor element serially connected between the self-emissive element and the drive transistor.... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100090933 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: A bank for defining the regions in which pixels are formed has a stacked structure including: a base layer on the low level which also serves as an interlayer insulating film between the pixel forming regions; a middle bank layer on the middle level which serves to improve the fixation... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100090932 - Organic light emitting diode display: Embodiments of the invention provide an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display capable of preventing a defect of picture quality by instability of an output voltage of a power IC in a low temperature environment. The OLED display comprises: a display panel having an effective display area in which pixels... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100090934 - Isolating alignment and structural strength in led display systems: A display system, a method of constructing a display system, and a method of displaying an image are provided. In one embodiment, a display system includes a support structure having a plurality of attachment members and a plurality of tiles. Each of the plurality of tiles is attached to a... Agent: Aka Chan LLP

20100090935 - Method and system for configuring high cri led: A system and method for configuring LED BLU with high NTSC is provided in this invention by using algorithm to compute concentration of multiple phosphors. After the mixed with the LED, an LED BLU with high NTSC can be provided.... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100090937 - Displaying method for field sequential color displays using two color fields: A displaying method for field sequential color displays using two color fields to produce a full color image is disclosed. The displaying method includes: providing a target full color image, displaying a first color field and displaying a second color field. The target full color image is formed by a... Agent: Juan Carlos A. Marquez C/o Stites & Harbison PLLC

20100090936 - Layered color display: Devices, systems, mediums, and methods for providing a layered color display are disclosed. One method of displaying images includes configuring a reflective color display in a layered manner to display a first portion of an image in a lower layer and to display a second portion of an image in... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100090938 - Image processing method and liquid-crystal display device using the same: This invention relates to an image processing method for improving the quality of an image to be displayed on a display device and to a liquid-crystal display device using the same, and aims at providing an image processing method for providing wide viewing angle and excellent tonal-intensity viewing angle characteristic... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100090939 - Display apparatus and luminance control method: A display apparatus according to the present invention using a cold cathode fluorescent lamp as a light source includes: a gradient detector which detects a condition in which one end of the cold cathode fluorescent lamp is disposed higher than an other end thereof; and a controller which conducts control... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100090942 - Active matrix display device: An active matrix display device includes a pixel array consisting of multiple pixels, a backlight source, multiple optical shutters corresponding to respective pixels, a shutter control unit, a light source control unit, and a synchronization control unit. The backlight source is used for illuminating the pixels, thereby displaying an image... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100090940 - Image display apparatus and method: An image display apparatus and method. At least one of a left eye image and a right eye image may be formed on a pixel representation unit at a predetermined frame rate. A light, emitted from a backlight module, may be converted into a directional light having at least one... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100090941 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) may include in accordance with one or more embodiments an LCD panel on which an image is displayed and a fluorescent lamp providing light to the LCD panel. A tube current having a duty ratio may be applied to the fluorescent lamp. The duty ratio... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100090944 - Displaying electrophoretic particles: Among various embodiments of the present disclosure, displaying electrophoretic particles can be performed by configuring an electrophoretic display for directed spreading of electrophoretic particles across a number of substantially planar display electrodes. Such a configuration can be accomplished by controlling planar spreading of the electrophoretic particles in an electrophoretic pixel... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100090943 - Electrophoretic display apparatus and method: An electrophoretic display apparatus includes an array of cells each comprising first and second electrodes and a plurality of electrophoretic particles disposed between the electrodes, wherein the particles are dispersed in a host fluid and are multistable in positions between the electrodes; and drive circuitry in electrical communication with each... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100090948 - Apparatus, system, method, and program for processing information: An information processing apparatus includes a sensor for generating a sensor output signal responsive to the three-dimensional coordinate position of a detection target in a monitor space by detecting a capacitance in the monitor space, and outputting the sensor output signal, a position detector for detecting the three-dimensional coordinate position... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100090946 - System and method for gesture based control system: The system provides a gestural interface to various visually presented elements, presented on a display screen or screens. A gestural vocabulary includes ‘instantaneous’ commands, in which forming one or both hands into the appropriate ‘pose’ results in an immediate, one-time action; and ‘spatial’ commands, in which the operator either refers... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20100090947 - System and method for gesture based control system: The system provides a gestural interface to various visually presented elements, presented on a display screen or screens. A gestural vocabulary includes ‘instantaneous’ commands, in which forming one or both hands into the appropriate ‘pose’ results in an immediate, one-time action; and ‘spatial’ commands, in which the operator either refers... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20100090945 - Virtual input system and method: The invention provides a virtual input system. The virtual input system comprises a trajectory generating apparatus and a receiving apparatus. The receiving apparatus comprises a sensing module, a coding module, a database, and a comparing module. The sensing module is used for sensing a trajectory information of the trajectory generating... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100090949 - Method and apparatus for input device: Method and apparatus for an input device. In an embodiment, the present invention provides an apparatus that is designed as a hollow-out glove, which can be worn on the wrist of a user. This apparatus has three working mode: touch mode, air-mouse mode, and action-induction mode. In touch mode, it... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100090950 - Sensing system and method for obtaining position of pointer thereof: In a sensing system and a method for obtaining a position of a pointer, the sensing system includes a sensing area, a reflective mirror, an image sensor and a processing circuit. The reflective mirror is configured for generating a mirror image of a pointer when the pointer approaches the sensing... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100090952 - Button assembly and computer mouse having the same: A computer mouse includes a housing and a button assembly. The button assembly includes a button, a circuit board, a first conductive sheet, and a second conductive sheet. The button is exposed out of the housing. The circuit board is received in the housing, and includes a first contact and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100090953 - Computer mouse cushion: A cushion that provides support for the heel of the hand and wrist, elevates the wrist and minimizes pressure on the central hand/wrist area of nerves, tendons, and vessels while using a computer mouse. A cushion having an upper and lower surface connected by at least one side wall, with... Agent: Harriett Loomis

20100090954 - Control unit with variable visual indicator: A system for controlling an apparatus (11, 21, 31), which system comprises a control unit (13, 23, 33) adapted to transfer control signals to the apparatus dependent on the control data. Said control unit comprises data input means (14, 24, 34, 44) to input said control data, and said apparatus... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.

20100090951 - Mouse and heating circuit: A mouse includes an input circuit including a power terminal and a ground terminal, and a heating circuit. The heating circuit includes a switch chip, an electric heater, a thermo-sensitive element, and a resistor. The switch chip includes two input voltage terminals connected to the power terminal, a power-switch output... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100090955 - Mouse having scrolling function: A mouse having a scrolling function includes a mouse body, an optical finger navigation module and a control unit. The optical finger navigation module is used for sensing a motion of a user's finger. The control unit controls a frame of a computer to be scrolled at an adjustable scrolling... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100090956 - Optical mouse: Well-designed absolutely fixing mechanisms are provided for optical mice to avoid loose engagement between the optical components and base plate in an optical mouse, and eliminate shifting and out-of-focus of the light path in the optical mouse, thereby improving performance of the optical mouse.... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100090957 - Light assisted keyboard for mobile communication device: A mobile communication device having a keyboard with a set of keys representing alpha-numeric characters, the keyboard comprising a light source, located within said mobile communication device; for providing a light; a set of sensors, associated with said keys, for sensing an amount of said light in a vicinity of... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100090959 - Forming a keyboard from a combination of keys displayed on a touch sensitive display and on a separate keypad: An electronic device provides a keyboard that includes some keys that are displayed on a touch sensitive display, and other keys that are included within a separate keypad. A controller assigns a first group of keypad keys to a first portion of a keyboard, displays on the touch sensitive display... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100090958 - Method for controlling an electronic device using large keyboard targets and an electronic device which uses large keyboard targets: A method for controlling an electronic device using large keyboard targets and an electronic device which uses large keyboard targets is provided. In one embodiment, there is provided a handheld electronic device having a controller for controlling operations of the electronic device, and a display connected to the controller, as... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100090960 - Methods, systems and computer program products for shared input key functions between mobile devices: Methods, systems, mobile devices and computer program products for sharing input keys between mobile devices are provided. A communication link is established between at least two mobile devices. Each of the at least two mobile devices includes available input keys that are mapped to corresponding input functions in a first... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100090961 - Portable electronic apparatus and operation detecting method of portable electronic apparatus: Mobile electronic apparatus includes a first sensor element group G1 and a second sensor element group G2 respectively having sensor elements R1˜R4, L1˜L4 for detecting a contact and arranged continuously in an annular shape as a whole; and a control unit 320 capable of performing a first control in which... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100090962 - Display device and front cover thereof: Disclosed are a display device and a front cover thereof. The display device includes a display module to form an image, a front cover to cover a rim of a front surface of the display module, a keypad display provided at the front cover, at least one light emitting unit... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100090964 - Augmented i/o for limited form factor user-interfaces: The claimed subject matter relates to an architecture that can enhance and/or simplify tactile-based I/O transactions in connection with a user-interface (UI) of limited form factor. In particular, the architecture can monitor a position of a selector object such as an operator's finger relative to a UI display as the... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100090966 - Capacitive sensor gloves: A glove usable to activate a capacitive touch screen comprises a body configured to cover the palm and back of the hand and a plurality of finger sheaths configured to cover the fingers and thumb. An electrically conductive material is disposed preferably at the tip of at least one of... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20100090970 - Electronic apparatus with touch function and input method thereof: An electronic apparatus with a touch function includes a screen and an input device. The input device includes a transparent plate and a signal detector. The transparent plate and the signal detector are disposed on the screen, and the signal detector is electrically coupled to the electronic apparatus through a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100090969 - Electronic device with infrared touch input function: An electronic device with infrared touch input function is provided. The electronic device includes a display unit including two pairs of oppositely disposed sides defining an information display area; an infrared input device including a circuit board having two pairs of oppositely disposed sides defining an open area corresponding in... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100090972 - Liquid crystal display device: There is disclosed a liquid crystal display device in which a touch panel and a front window are attached to a front surface of a liquid crystal display panel with a touch-panel flexible wiring substrate mounted to the touch panel. The front window is attached to the touch panel by... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100090968 - Method of generating key code in coordinate recognition device and video device controller using the same: A controller (101) and method for generating a key code enable key code generation by a single instance of manipulation of the controller (101) by a user, obviating repetitive keypad manipulation and thereby facilitating controller operation. A plurality of direction keys for determining a shifting direction of an object within... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100090971 - Object management method and apparatus using touchscreen: An object management method and apparatus for a device having a touchscreen is provided for handling objects displayed on the screen with diverse multi-touch gestures. An object management method for a touchscreen-enabled device according to the present invention includes the sensing and identification of picking up at least one object... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100090963 - Slate computer with tactile home keys: Fingertip-sized discrete areas are provided on a slate computer and have different tactile characteristics than the remainder of the surface on which they are disposed. The discrete areas are arranged to mimic home keys of a keyboard and each discrete area corresponds to a respective home key. In this way,... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20100090974 - Switch and portable terminal using the same: A system and method for providing an input to a portable terminal includes a switch for a portable terminal with a touch screen. The switch includes a suction plate attachable onto the main screen; and a button inserted into the suction plate, the button touching the touch screen when it... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100090967 - Touch sensing device and method for correcting output thereof: A touch sensing device for increasing the sensitivity of a touch sensor is disclosed. The touch sensing device comprises: a touch sensor array including a plurality of touch sensors; and a swing level correction unit for correcting each of touch data from the touch sensor array by a difference value... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100090973 - Touch sensing technology: The present touch sensing technology enables detecting the position of touch between an object and a surface, and the direction of this object in three dimensions while touching the surface. Said object can be a user's finger, a pen, or the like, while said surface can be a touchpad, a... Agent: Cherif Atia Algreatly

20100090965 - User input displays for mobile devices: A mobile device for detecting user input on a display is provided. The mobile device includes a hand-held display unit. The hand-held display unit includes a display having an electromagnetic radiation detector. The electromagnetic radiation detector is configured to detect an electromagnetic radiation profile responsive to a position of a... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100090980 - Capacitive-type touch panel and touch-point detecting method thereof: A capacitive-type touch panel and a touch-point detecting method thereof are provided. The capacitive-type touch panel includes a plurality of first-dimension sensing lines and a plurality of second-dimension sensing lines arranged crossing over one another and in a matrix. When detecting a first touch point and a second touch point... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100090975 - Display device: A liquid crystal display device includes an active matrix substrate, a counter substrate, a liquid crystal layer arranged between the active matrix substrate and the counter substrate and a capacitive touch panel. The counter substrate is thinner than the active matrix substrate and the capacitive touch panel is arranged on... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100090982 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing system and information processing program: An information processing apparatus includes: sensor means for detecting a distance to a detection target spatially separated therefrom; storage means for storing information on boundary values of a plurality of layers to which different functions are respectively assigned, and which are set according to different distances; determination means for determining... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100090976 - Method for detecting multiple touch positions on a touch panel: A method for detecting multiple touch positions on a touch panel includes the steps of: periodically scanning the touch panel; when detecting a first touch position at a first time during scanning the touch panel, recording coordinates on a first dimensional direction and a second dimensional direction of the first... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100090977 - Touch handheld electronic device: A touch handheld electronic device including a housing, a main body, a resistance type touch panel, and a film is provided. The main body is disposed in the housing and has a display module exposed out of the housing. The resistance type touch panel is disposed on the display module,... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100090978 - Touch input function-equipped protection panel for electronic device display window: A touch input function-equipped protection panel for an electronic device display window which can suppress deterioration of electric properties and appearance quality in a lead wire connection part, includes a touch panel having a flexible upper electrode plate and an inflexible lower electrode plate arranged face-to-face at a prescribed gap... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100090979 - Touch location detecting panel having a simple layer structure: The present invention relates to a touch location detecting panel and, more particularly, to a touch location detecting panel having a plurality of sensing areas arranged two-dimensionally. The touch location detecting panel of the invention has on a surface at one side of a single film a plurality of sensing... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100090981 - Touch screen panel and fabrication method thereof: A touch screen panel includes a window having one curved surface and mounted on a front surface of a display element. A touch screen element is attached to the curved surface of the window, wherein the touch screen element is processed to have a curvature corresponding to a curvature of... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100090984 - Liquid crystal display having touch screen function using photoconductor: Provided is a liquid crystal display (LCD) having a touch screen function using a photoconductor, which includes first and second substrates and a liquid crystal layer filled therebetween. The first substrate includes a touch sensing layer formed under a substrate and sensing a position by variation in current or voltage... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100090986 - Multi-touch positioning method and multi-touch screen: The present invention relates to a multi-touch positioning method and a multi-touch screen. The multi-touch positioning method comprising: emitting, by a first infrared ray generator set at a first angle of a display panel, infrared rays at a first wavelength; emitting, by a second infrared ray generator set at a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100090987 - Sensing system: A sensing system includes a panel, a reflective element, an image sensor, a processor, a first light guide rod, a second light guide rod and a light source module. The panel has a plane and a first area and a third area located at the plane. The third area in... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100090983 - Techniques for creating a virtual touchscreen: A technique for creating a virtual touchscreen includes capturing, with a first infrared camera, a first reflection from an object that is at a known position adjacent a surface associated with a device. A second reflection from the object (at the known position) is captured with a second infrared camera.... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100090985 - Touch screen signal processing: A touch screen which uses light sources at one or more edges of the screen which directs light across the surface of the screen and at least two cameras having electronic outputs located at the periphery of the screen to receive light from said light sources. A processor receives the... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100090988 - Stylus pen: Provided is a stylus pen including: first and second touch pen portions, each of which includes a touch part at an end thereof; and a coupling portion linking the first and second touch pen portions so that the first and second touch pen portions are rotatably moved with respect to... Agent: Iphorgan, Ltd.

20100090990 - Hand-held electronic device with multiple input mode thumbwheel: A thumbwheel input device oriented on an incline and comprising a wheel such that a first input is generated by rotation of the wheel about its axis, and a holder also having an axis of rotation and a portion thereon to receive the wheel whereby a second input is generated... Agent: Docket Clerk Kelly-krause

20100090989 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a cover assembly and a rotating mechanism. The rotating mechanism is mounted to the cover assembly. The rotating mechanism includes a rotating assembly and a driving assembly. The rotating assembly includes a driving wheel and a driven wheel connected to the driving wheel. The driving... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100090992 - Data driving apparatus and display device comprising the same: A data driving apparatus includes a horizontal synchronization start signal generation circuit and data driving circuit. The horizontal synchronization start signal generation circuit generates a horizontal synchronization start signal using image data signals. The data driving circuit samples the image data signals in response to the horizontal synchronization start signal... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100090991 - E-paper display control based on conformation sequence status: A method for one or more portions of one or more regions of an electronic paper assembly having one or more display layers includes, but is not limited to:obtaining information associated with one or more changes in one or more sequences of two or more conformations of one or more... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100090994 - Image display device and driving method thereof: An occupying area of a digital system signal line driver circuit in an image display device is large and this hinders the miniaturization of the display device. A memory circuit and a D/A converter circuit in the signal line driver circuit are commonly used for n (“n” is a natural... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100090993 - Led pixel driving circuit: An OLED pixel driving circuit includes a storage capacitor, a first switching circuit, and a driving element. The storage capacitor has a first node and a second node, where the second node receives Data voltage in a first period, and the first node receives reference voltage in a second period... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100090995 - Display apparatus having larger display area: A display apparatus and a multi-display apparatus having larger display areas. The display apparatus includes a first insulating substrate, as well as a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines on the first insulating substrate, where the plurality of gate lines is arranged to intersect the plurality... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100090999 - Display device and the driving method thereof: A display device and a driving method thereof. The display device detects luminance data from an input video signal, detects the amount of change of the luminance data, detects contour of an image displayed from the input video signal, and emphasizes the detected contour to generate a converted input video... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100090997 - Functional display type anti-blinding device: Disclosed is a functional display type anti-blinding device having an anti-blinding plate for indication and control of a screen display condition and variation in light transmittance. The anti-blinding plate includes a filter to selectively filter light, a polarizer to polarize the filtered light, a shutter LCD having a variable light... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100090996 - Lcd display with photo sensor touch function: The present invention relates to a method for driving a display device having a panel having a display region and a peripheral region, a first photosensor member formed in the display region, and a second photosensor member formed in the peripheral region. In one embodiment, the method includes the steps... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100090998 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display that includes a first substrate having a display area, a photo sensor arranged on a first substrate external to the display area, and a condensing lens arranged at an upper portion of the photo sensor to condense external light into the photo sensor,... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100091000 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes: a liquid crystal panel including gate lines and data lines crossing to define a plurality of pixels; a timing controller for generating a gate control signal and a data control signal for driving each pixel by using signals inputted from a system and... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100091003 - Driving device and driving method of electrophoretic display: A driving device of an electrophoretic display panel having a common electrode and a plurality of divided electrodes disposed opposite to the common electrode includes: a first driving circuit that outputs a plurality of voltages corresponding to a plurality of voltage data supplied as a series of data and supplies... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100091001 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel capable of preventing abnormal light emission thereof. A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode coupled between a first power source and a second power source; a pixel circuit unit having a driving transistor coupled between the first power source and the organic light emitting diode to supply... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100091002 - Switching circuit, dc-dc converter and display driver integrated circuit including the same: A switching circuit and a DC-DC converter including the same are provided. The switching circuit includes an output terminal, a plurality of input terminals, and a plurality of switches configured to selectively connect the plurality of input terminals to the output terminal. The plurality of switches include a first switch... Agent: Mills & Onello LLP

20100091004 - System and method for driving displays with single latch pixels: A method is disclosed for loading and modulating the pixels of a display in parallel. The method includes the steps of receiving a plurality of data bits, loading the data bits into the storage elements of single-latch pixels in a plurality of rows of the display within a loading period,... Agent: Henneman & Associates, PLC

20100091005 - Active matrix display device: A data writable and readable pixel is provided. The pixel includes a transistor which is turned on or off by a selection signal on a selection line; a static memory (a memory including two drive transistors connected to a data line through the transistor; and light emitting devices undergoing control... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100091007 - Analog sampling apparatus for liquid crystal display: An analog sampling apparatus for a liquid crystal display device includes: a data driver to generate an analog data voltage; a data output bus line to receive the analog data voltage; a first sampling and holding circuit connected to the data output bus line to compensate an offset voltage in... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100091006 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device capable of compensating for the threshold voltage and mobility of a driving transistor. The organic light emitting display device includes a pixel unit having a plurality of pixels formed at intersection areas of data and scan lines; a scan driving unit sequentially supplying a... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100091009 - Display driving circuit and test method: A display driving circuit according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a plurality of driver circuits; a display control logic circuit that controls the plurality of driver circuits; and a first selector that selects one of a video input signal externally received and an internal operation signal... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100091008 - E-paper display control based on conformation sequence status: A system for one or more portions of one or more regions of an electronic paper assembly having one or more display layers includes, but is not limited to: obtaining information associated with one or more changes in one or more sequences of two or more conformations of one or... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100091010 - Unit operable in a plurality of operating modes, device, and transmitting/receiving system: A unit operable in a plurality of operating modes includes a first circuit, a regulator and current controller. The first circuit is adapted to operate in a first operating mode, and not to operate in a second operating mode preceding the first operating mode. A regulator is adapted to supply... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100091011 - Method and apparatus for generating and image: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus, comprising a processor configured to determine a position information related to a first media object, determine a position information related to a second media object, and automatically generate at least one image based at least in part on... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100091012 - 3 menu display: A device and method of rendering visual information combine image information like video and secondary image information, like graphics. The image information and the secondary image information are processed for generating output information to be rendered in a three-dimensional space. The output information is arranged for display on a 3D... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100091013 - Method for providing service about making contents and three-dimensional animation: A contents server for providing a contents creating service is disclosed. When the contents server receives a request for first contents from a terminal, it provides the first contents to the terminal. When the contents server receives second contents using the first contents from the terminal, it gives a point... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20100091015 - Product, service, and market integration of three dimensional modeling/rendering software for the construction, remodeling, manufacturing, designing, buying, and/or selling of homes, businesses, structures, vehicles, and/or buildings: This specification encompasses a number of processes geared towards the integration of products, services, and markets into 3D modeling/rendering software platforms. Users of 3D modeling/rendering software platforms will be able to implement over one thousand various products and services into 3D models/renderings of homes, businesses, vehicles, structures, and/or buildings. Users... Agent: Robert Eric Heidel

20100091014 - Split-scene rendering of a three-dimensional model: A method for generating 3D visualization of a large-scale environment comprising the steps of: acquiring a 3D model of the large-scale environment; dividing the 3D model into a near-field part and a far-field part; rendering an array of images of the far-field part; creating a 3D visualization of the near-field... Agent: Daniel J Swirsky

20100091017 - Method and apparatus for generating an orthorectified tile: A method is disclosed for generating an orthorectified tile. In at least one embodiment, the method includes retrieving source images obtained by way of a terrestrial based camera; retrieving position data associated with the source images; retrieving orientation data associated with the source images; and converting source image by means... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100091016 - Point in polyhedron: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with determining whether a point is located in a polyhedron are described. One example method includes identifying a ray that connects a query point to a second point located outside a minimum bounding volume of a solid polyhedron without intersecting a vertex of the... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Oracle

20100091018 - Rendering detailed animated three dimensional characters with coarse mesh instancing and determining tesselation levels for varying character crowd density: A method carried out by graphics processing circuitry includes generating animated coarse mesh vertex information based on instanced coarse mesh data; and tessellating instanced coarse mesh data based on the animated coarse mesh vertex information to produce instances of a three dimensional object for display. A graphics processing circuitry includes... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100091019 - Data processing apparatus and method: A data processing apparatus for a collision check with respect to a plurality of rays. A control unit may generate a plurality of packets with respect to a plurality of rays associated with a first node in a spatial data structure. At least one of the plurality of packets may... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100091020 - Computer arrangement for and method of matching location data of different sources: A computer arrangement is disclosed, including a processor and a memory that stores a computer program, object data originating from a first source and including object location data, and laser samples originating from a second source, including a sub-set of laser samples relating to the object and including laser sample... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100091021 - Photo mantel view and animation: A system and computer-implemented method for rendering images on a two-dimensional display, such as a computer, handheld device, or television screen, so that the images appear to be positioned in a three-dimensional space is disclosed. The images may be graphics files or standard files with an associated thumbnail image. Numerous... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100091022 - Material creation support device, material creation support system, and program: Creation of presentation material and the like is facilitated by easy selection and input of character information corresponding to a graph. In a core add-in section for creating a graph and the like from numeric data, when a graph displayed in a graph display area is clicked, a graph information... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100091023 - Graphics processing unit accelerated dynamic radial tessellation: A method, apparatus, and article of manufacture enable the creation and display of a radial tessellation. A single source image is selected and a radial tessellation creation feature is activated. A triangular sector of the source image is specified and transferred to a texture buffer of a graphics processing unit... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP

20100091024 - Method and device for generating custom fonts: The invention provides a method and device for dynamically generating a textured font character. It enables any image to be selected and combined with a chosen character mask to produce a new font having the same content as the image.... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100091025 - Seamless display migration: Exemplary embodiments of methods, apparatuses, and systems for seamlessly migrating a user visible display stream sent to a display device from one rendered display stream to another rendered display stream are described. For one embodiment, mirror video display streams are received from both a first graphics processing unit (GPU) and... Agent: Pvf -- Apple Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100091026 - Detecting method for display device using driving circuit: A detecting method for a display device using a driving circuit is disclosed. The detecting method is used for controlling a field emission display (FED) and monitoring the operation of a driving circuit for the field emission display. The driving circuit can simulate an image by controlling a field programmable... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100091027 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Units which respectively acquire information on an aberration generated by a display optical system and information on an aberration generated by a vision correction optical system used by an observer are arranged. Aberration correction is executed based on the two aberrations. An aberration generated by a combination of the display... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100091028 - Texture level tracking, feedback, and clamping system for graphics processors: Embodiments include a texture mapping processor incorporating a dynamic level of detail map for use in a graphics processing system. Level of detail values are defined, with 0 being the finest and corresponding to the largest mipmap level. Each bound texture in a graphics object is assigned an identifier. This... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20100091029 - Device and method of processing image for power consumption reduction: An image processing method for reducing a power consumption. The image processing method may reduce the power consumption by classifying an input content into a conversion target region and a preservation target region and by converting a luminance of pixels included in the conversion target region. Also, the image processing... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100091030 - Four color display device and method of converting image signal thereof: One or more embodiments of the present invention relate to a four color image display device. A display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a first pixel adapted to display a first color, a second pixel adapted to display a second color, a third pixel... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100091031 - Image processing apparatus and method, head mounted display, program, and recording medium: An image processing apparatus that corrects chromatic aberration that occurs in a display optical system, using a display unit in which respective pixels have a plurality of primary color elements that emit light of respectively differing primary colors, the apparatus comprises an acquisition unit adapted to acquire a displacement amount... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100091032 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel having a pixel defined by at least three sub-pixels including a blue sub-pixel, a backlight which emits, toward the liquid crystal display panel, light that brings a color temperature to a predetermined level when the pixel displays white, and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100091033 - Image processing apparatus, image display and image processing method: An image processing apparatus capable of achieving compatibility between extension of a viewing angle characteristic and an improvement in motion picture response while reducing a sense of flicker in an image display having a sub-pixel configuration is provided. The image processing apparatus includes: a detection means for detecting a motion... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100091034 - Color management module, color management apparatus, integrated circuit, display unit, and method of color management: The color management module includes a first color converter color-converting color information contained in an image signal having been input according to a three-dimensional LUT; an interpolator generating a synthetic image signal by synthesizing an image signal converted by the first color converter and an image signal having been input... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100091035 - Combined segmentation and registration framework for parametric shapes: Progress monitoring of lesions is done automatically by segmentation and registration of lesions in multi-phase medical images. A parametric level-set framework includes a model optimization for any number of lesions. The user specifies lesions in a baseline volume by clicking inside of them. The apparatus segments the lesions automatically in... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100091036 - Method and system for integrating virtual entities within live video: The present application provides a method and system for inserting virtual entities into live video with proper depth and obscuration. The virtual entities are drawn using a model of the real terrain, animated virtual entities, and a location of the live camera and field of view. The virtual entities are... Agent: Honeywell/s&s Patent Services

20100091037 - Image rotation: Presented is a method of rotating an input image comprising a plurality of rows of input pixels by a predetermined arbitrary angle to generate a rotated output image comprising a plurality of rows of output pixels. The method comprises: receiving a first input segment comprising a first contiguous subset of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100091038 - Storage medium having input processing program stored thereon and nput processing device: An input processing device including a display screen and a pointing device for inputting corresponding 2-dimensional coordinates on the display screen. A 3-dimensional space is displayed on the display screen and the 2-dimensional coordinates inputted from the pointing device are detected. Next, shift amounts, per unit of time, of the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100091039 - Color correction of electronic displays: A method for adjusting the characteristics of a display. The method for adjusting the characteristics of the display may include constructing color models as a function of a parameter such as temperature. Furthermore, the color model may be used to determine adjustment values to be applied to a display. The... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100091049 - Display apparatuses and methods of driving the same: A pixel of a display apparatus includes at least a first transistor and at least a second transistor. A cell of transparent fluid including particles charged to have different polarities from each other is arranged between a pixel electrode and a common electrode. The first and second transistors are connected... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100091046 - Electro-optical device: A scanning line driving circuit includes: each stage shifts and outputs in sequence a start pulse; and logic circuits provided corresponding to the scanning lines and operating to determine the logical product of a signal outputted from the shift register of the stage corresponding to the scanning line and an... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100091048 - Frame synchronization of pulse-width modulated backlights: An apparatus for controlling backlighting of an electronic display, such as a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. The apparatus may synchronize a power cycle of one or more light-emitting diode (LED) strings to a frame rate of the LCD panel.... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100091041 - Image display device: In an image display device, a transistor formed in each pixel circuit is an N-channel transistor. Each pixel circuit further comprises an enable switch disposed in a current path supplying electric current to a light-emitting element and a supplementary capacitor for controlling changes in voltage of a terminal of a... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100091042 - Image display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, a frame interpolation process circuit performs an interpolation process on a video signal in units of frames. A time-division gradation process circuit performs gradation level conversion for distributing brightness for one frame cycle to two sub-frame cycles, i.e., first and second sub-frame cycles.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100091047 - Light emitting device, display device using the same, and driving method of display device: A light emitting device includes a plurality of light emission scan lines for transmitting light emission scan signals, a plurality of light emission data lines for transmitting light emission data voltages, a plurality of light emitting pixels for emitting electrons according to differences between an on voltage and the light... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100091043 - Method and module for regulating color distribution: The invention relates to a method and module for regulating color distribution. In this method, a reference point in a first gamut and a second reference point in a second gamut are found, and then the first gamut is converted to the second gamut based on the first and second... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100091044 - Method and module for regulating luminance: The invention relates to a method and a module for regulating luminance. In this method, a gray-level input signal is received and a power operation is performed on the gray-level input signal by a gamma parameter to obtain a first regulation scale. Then, the gray-level input signal is regulated according... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100091040 - Mitigation of temporal pwm artifacts: A system and method for reducing pulse width modulation contouring artifacts. Each input intensity value is translated to at least one non-binary bit pattern for display. Many of the input intensity values are translated to at least two alternate non-binary bit patterns. The alternate codes are used to smooth the... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100091045 - Multiple modulator displays and related methods: A dual modulator display has a first array of pixels that illuminates a second array of pixels with a pattern of light. The second array of pixels modulates the pattern of light to yield an image. A method for determining control values for pixels of the first array of pixels... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20100091050 - Hierarchical multicolor primaries temporal multiplexing system: This invention describes an apparatus, methods and a system for high speed hierarchical multiplexing the native color primaries of SSL-based display systems in order to improve color quality and stability as well as brightness and the efficiency of the display system.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

  
04/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing, related patent applications

20100085273 - Image display apparatus and image display method: An image display apparatus has: a first image generator that defines each position between a predetermined start point and end point of a tubular structure as a first viewpoint and generates a first image obtained by observing an image of the inside of the tubular structure from each first viewpoint... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100085274 - Multi-panel device with configurable interface: A multi-panel device with a configurable interface is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the device includes a hinge rotatably coupled to a first panel of the device via a first pin and rotatably coupled to a second panel of the device via a second pin. The first pin is engaged... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100085275 - Device selection control apparatus: Provided is a device selection control apparatus for selecting a specific target device for control from among a plurality of candidate devices. A device center position detection section (14) detects position information of the candidate devices detected by the device detection section (12), and sets an allowable shake threshold value... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100085276 - Holographic image display systems: This disclosure relates to methods, apparatus, and computer program code for the holographic display of images. We describe a method of displaying an image holographically. The method includes: dividing the image into a plurality of spatial tiles; and displaying, for each tile in rapid succession, at least one hologram to... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100085277 - E-paper display control based on conformation sequence status: A method for one or more portions of one or more regions of an electronic paper assembly having one or more display layers includes, but is not limited to: obtaining and controlling display of one or more portions of one or more display layers of the electronic paper assembly regarding... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100085278 - Plasma display device: In a plasma display panel, protective layer of front plate has base protective layer and particle layer. The base protective layer is formed of a thin film containing magnesium oxide. The particle layer is formed by sticking, to base protective layer, agglomerated particles in which a plurality of single-crystal particles... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100085280 - Display system and method therefor: A display system and method thereof are provided, wherein the system includes a display device configured to produce a display and a controller in communication with the display device. The display device includes a first portion and a second portion. The controller updates the first portion of the display device... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc Legal Staff - M/c 483-400-402

20100085281 - Electro-optical device, electronic apparatus, and projection display: An electro-optical device includes an element substrate having a first signal line; a second signal line extending in a second direction crossing the first signal line; a first field-effect transistor including a first semiconductor layer extending in a direction crossing the second direction; a second field-effect transistor including a second... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100085279 - Interactive display bracelet: A bracelet worn by a user displays images, including direct advertisements, received from a remote device. Structurally, the bracelet forms a circumference about a void for receiving the user's wrist. Further, the bracelet includes a wireless communication receiver for receiving signals from the remote device. Also, the bracelet includes a... Agent: Nydegger & Associates

20100085283 - Light-emitting device and electric appliance: An inexpensive light emitting device capable of displaying a bright image and an electric appliance using the light emitting device. In the light emitting device having a pixel portion and a driver circuit formed on one insulating member, all of semiconductor elements for the pixel portion and the driver circuit... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20100085282 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. The OLED display includes a display panel including a plurality of pairs of data lines, a plurality of gate line groups crossing the pairs of data lines, and a plurality of pixels each having a drive thin film transistor (TFT) and... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100085285 - Display apparatus, display data processing device, and display data processing method: A display apparatus includes: an edge processing section extracting an edge component of a display data signal; a display data signal processing section changing the display data signal according to a level conversion signal and adding the edge component thereto; a level conversion signal generating section changing the level conversion... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100085284 - Method of driving electro-optic display: A method of driving an electro-optic display includes the following steps. First, a first frame is displayed on pixels at a first time. Next, data of a second frame predetermined to be displayed on the pixels at a second time later than the first time is determined. Next, an eliminating... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100085286 - Active matrix type display device and portable machine comprising the same: An active matrix type display device utilizing multi-bit memory in pixel technology, capable of displaying still and moving pictures are provided. A display device of an embodiment includes a plurality of pixels P1 arranged in a matrix with lines and rows, wherein a source driver 20 provides either analogue or... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100085287 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device comprising: a liquid crystal layer provided between a first substrate and a second substrate; first electrodes, which are formed above the first substrate as a first layer, each first electrode having a side which extends to incline toward a first direction in which the data... Agent: Masao Yoshimura, Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100085288 - Liquid crystal display device and flicker prevention method for a liquid crystal display device: Provided is a liquid crystal display device including: an image signal line drive unit that supplies an image voltage depending on an output image to a plurality of image signal lines set in a matrix pattern on a liquid crystal panel constituted of a plurality of pixels; an offset direction... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100085289 - Grayscale-based field-sequential display for low power operation: A field-sequential display is operated in one of a color mode or a grayscale mode. In the color mode, a video source provides image content in the form of multiple-color image data having a frame rate of X Hz and a display controller uses the multiple-color image data to drive... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP

20100085290 - Use of on-chip frame buffer to improve lcd response time by overdriving: A method and system is disclosed for improving the response time of displays, such as liquid crystal displays (LCDs). The method includes receiving a target picture frame and comparing it to a current picture frame. If the comparison shows that a display may be unable to transition from a current... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100085291 - Lcd with two-dot inversion: An LCD with two-dot inversion includes plural gate lines for transmitting gate driving signals, plural data lines for transmitting data driving signals, and a pixel array. The pixel array includes plural pixels. The plural pixels display frames according to the received gate driving signals and data driving signals. A first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100085292 - Liquid crystal display having dual data signal generation mechanism: A liquid crystal display having dual data signal generation mechanism is disclosed for simplifying the display structure and retaining high display quality. The liquid crystal display includes a dual data signal generator, a preliminary data line, a first data line, a second data line, and a pixel unit. The dual... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100085293 - Method of driving data, data drive circuit for performing the method, and display apparatus having the data drive circuit: The present invention discloses a data driving method, the method including receiving data corresponding to a plurality of pixels. Received data are converted into data voltages of an analog type to be output to a plurality of data lines. One of a first data voltage and a last data voltage... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100085294 - Shift register, display and method for driving shift register: A shift register comprises: a first output circuit controlled by a first clock signal to output a signal to a first output signal line; a second output circuit controlled by a second clock signal with a phase different from a phase of the first clock signal to output a signal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100085296 - Backlight assembly: A backlight assembly includes a light source unit, at least one block driving unit, a controller unit and a noise removing circuit. The light source unit includes a plurality of dimming blocks generating light. The block driving unit drives the dimming blocks. The controller unit controls the block driving unit.... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100085297 - Display system and method of controlling a display system: The present invention relates to a display system which comprises an LCD display panel (DP) for displaying video signals from a video source (VS), and a backlighting unit (BL) for backlighting the display panel (DP). Furthermore, a luminance analyzing unit (LA) is provided for analyzing the luminance of at least... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100085295 - Frequency synthesis and synchronization for led drivers: A PWM generation module generates a PWM data signal used to control a light emitting diode (LED) driver for one or more strings of LEDs of a display device. The PWM data signal is synchronized with the frame boundaries of the video content being displayed. The PWM generation module can... Agent: Larson Newman & Abel, LLP

20100085298 - E-paper display control based on conformation sequence status: A method for one or more portions of one or more regions of an electronic paper assembly having one or more display layers includes, but is not limited to: obtaining and controlling display of one or more portions of one or more display layers of the electronic paper assembly regarding... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100085299 - Electrto-optic display: An electro-optic display includes a first substrate provided thereon with a first electrode, a second substrate provided thereon with a second electrode forming an electric field in cooperation with the first electrode, and an electro-optic material interposed between the first and second substrates. The electro-optic material includes a non-polar solvent... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100085300 - Bendable electronic interface external control system and method: A method includes, but is not limited to: obtaining first information regarding one or more positions of one or more portions of one or more regions of a bendable electronic interface and sending one or more application related information portions to the bendable electronic interface based upon the obtaining of... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100085301 - Bendable electronic interface external control system and method: A system includes, but is not limited to: obtaining and one or more application information sending modules configured to direct sending one or more application related information portions to the bendable electronic interface based upon the obtaining of the first information. In addition to the foregoing, other related method/system aspects... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100085304 - Modifying the appearance of a movable position-marker on a display screen of a handheld electronic communication device: Modifying the appearance of a movable position-marker on a display screen of an electronic device is disclosed. A graphical user interface program is run on a microprocessor module of the electronic device that controls display of images on a display screen. Designating a partial area of a page of displayed... Agent: Rim

20100085302 - Pointing device and method with error prevention features: A pointing device and method include a pad occupying a region, a raised border at a perimeter of the region and an object slidably movable on the pad for contacting the border. A detecting device is configured to detect a physical contact by the object at any position on the... Agent: Tutunjian & Bitetto, P.C.

20100085303 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device having a touch screen display moveable with respect to a base thereof. The method includes providing a graphical user interface having user-selectable features on the touch screen display, detecting a touch event at a first location on the touch screen display, rendering... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100085305 - Computer mouse with retractable cable: A computer mouse with retractable cable is disclosed. The internal of the computer mouse contains coil spring, reeling disc, positioning bead and conductors. The lead wire once pulls, it is positioned and a second pull will restore back to its original position. The pulling of lead wire controls the required... Agent: Leong C Lei

20100085306 - Wheel mouse: A wheel mouse includes a first scroll wheel, a second scroll wheel, a first encoder, a second encoder and a control unit. The first encoder generates a first rotation signal according to the rotating condition of the first scroll wheel. The second encoder generates a second rotation signal according to... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100085308 - Data processing device input apparatus, in particular keyboard system and data processing device: The invention relates to a data processing device input apparatus (1) for inputting characters, in particular graphics characters and/or commands, by—manual actuation, in particular finger contact with input field elements (3) of an input field (4), the input field (4) being divided into two input partial fields (5, 6), the... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20100085307 - Touch control mobile phone and anti-misoperation method for communication: A touch control mobile phone includes a plurality of touch keys, an error-detecting region, an inductor positioned in the error-detecting region, an IC electronically connected to the error-detecting region, and a CPU electronically connected to the IC. The inductor is capable of detecting a nearby object. When the inductor detects... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100085309 - Keypad display method of mobile terminal: A mobile terminal is provided including a keypad, a controller, and a display unit. The keypad is for inputting a search expression by sequentially entering characters. The controller is configured to search a memory to detect at least one expression that includes the search expression. The display unit is configured... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100085311 - Electronic device and display controlling method: An electronic device includes a keypad including a plurality of keys, a display screen, a user interface module, a storage module, a detection module, a timer, and a comparison module. The storage module stores a scrolling key input interval, and a plurality of predetermined key sequences and corresponding scrolling events.... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100085310 - Method and interface device for operating a security system: An interface device includes at least one programmable device and a display portion coupled to the at least one programmable device. The display portion is configured to convey a hierarchical relationship of a plurality of screen images that at least partially overlap each other. The hierarchical relationship includes the plurality... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (22697) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100085322 - Coordinate input device and display device with the same: A capacitance detection device of a capacitance system includes: a capacitance sensor electrode for detecting a capacitance; a power source for supplying charges to be charged in the capacitance sensor electrode; an electric charge storage capacitor in which an amount of charges to be charged therein changes according to the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100085320 - Display device: Provided is a display device including: a rectangular display panel; a first film-like printed circuit board including a first terminal portion, the first film-like printed circuit board extending from one side of the rectangular display panel in a direction; a rectangular touch panel provided so as to be opposed to... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100085315 - Flat touch panel: A flat touch panel has a top and bottom substrate, a top and bottom transparent conductive film formed on the corresponding first and second substrates and a FPC mounted on a bottom face of the bottom substrate. At least one top conductive line is formed on the top transparent conductive... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100085317 - Method and apparatus for displaying graphical user interface depending on a user's contact pattern: A graphical user interface (GUI) may be displayed on a display unit in an apparatus which may include a tactile sensor unit. When a contact by a user is detected at the tactile sensor unit, a control unit may receive a contact detection signal therefrom. Based on the contact detection... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100085312 - Method and apparatus for dual input text entry: A method and apparatus is provided for entering alphanumeric characters into a computing device. A user selects a row in a character array containing a plurality of alphanumeric characters using a first input device and selects a character in the row using a second user input device. A processor outputs... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20100085316 - Mobile terminal and display controlling method therein: A mobile terminal including a touchscreen display unit configured to display at least a first image and to receive touch inputs, a projector module configured to project the first image displayed on the touchscreen display unit as a second image on an external surface, and a controller configured to detect... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100085319 - Organic electroconductive polymer coating liquid, organic electroconductive polymer film, electric conductor, and resistive film touch panel: The organic electroconductive polymer coating liquid of the present invention contains an electroconductive polymer and a dopant, which is a water-soluble polymer, dispersed in at least one of a monohydric alcohol, a ketone or water. The viscosity of this dispersion is 6.0 mPa·s or less, and the average value of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100085314 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device that has a touch screen display moveable relative to a base thereof. The method includes rendering a graphical user interface including selectable text, detecting a touch event on the touch screen display, detecting actuation of a switch caused by movement of the... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100085313 - Portable electronic device and method of secondary character rendering and entry: A method of secondary character rendering and entry in a portable electronic device that has a touch screen display includes rendering a virtual keyboard of a plurality of virtual input keys in a graphical user interface on the touch screen display; detecting a touch event at one of the virtual... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100085323 - Segmenting a multi-touch input region by user: Once a touch has been initiated on a touch input device (such as a multi-touch screen), the touch input device's coordinate space is geographically segmented such that additional touches in close proximity to the initial touch point are treated differently than subsequent touches not in close proximity to the initial... Agent: Robert Plotkin, PC

20100085321 - Small touch sensitive interface allowing selection of multiple functions: An interface or control device having one or more sensors and a barrier wherein the one or more sensors are arranged relative to the barrier to be able to detect touch or proximity of a finger on each of two opposite sides of the barrier, the barrier inhibits or provides... Agent: Bereskin And Parr LLP/s.e.n.c.r.l., S.r.l.

20100085318 - Touch input device and method for portable device: A touch input device and method for a portable device that is capable of inputting various user commands with diversified touch events detected on a touch screen is provided. A touch input method for a mobile terminal having a touch screen may include displaying a plurality of representative images representing... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100085327 - Capacitive matrix touch sensor: A device includes a substrate, a top touch panel, and an electrode supported by the substrate including a conductive compressible material extending from the substrate to the top touch panel. Another electrode is supported by the substrate and arranged to form an electric field coupling with the electrode including the... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100085325 - Combination touch and transducer input system and method: A combination touch and transducer input system is provided, which facilitates user input into an electronic system with a finger and/or a transducer (e.g., a stylus). The system includes a transducer configured to generate an electric field, and a sensor including an array of electrodes and a controller. The transducer... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20100085324 - Contact detecting device, display device, and contact detecting method: A contact detecting device includes: n driving electrodes that are arranged in a scanning direction; a detection drive scanning unit that selects continuous m (2≦m<n) driving electrodes out of the n driving electrodes, simultaneously AC-drives the selected m driving electrodes, and repeats shift operation for changing selection targets of the... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100085326 - Display device: A highly reliable electrostatic-capacitive-type display device with a touch panel which allows a user to perform finger touch inputting and exhibits excellent detection sensitivity is provided. A transparent conductive film is formed above a back surface of an electrostatic-capacitive-type touch panel so as to block noises generated by a display... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100085329 - Optical touch display device, optical touch sensing device and touch sensing method: The present invention provides an optical touch display device, an optical touch sensing device, and a method for calculating a touch position. The optical touch sensing device can be detachably attached on a display panel using adhesive or other method. The present invention includes a first light source, a second... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.

20100085331 - Touch panel and method for driving the same: A touch panel having high reading accuracy of an object to be detected is provided. In a method for driving a touch panel which is provided with a photo sensor in a pixel, an image is displayed in a display portion of a touch panel, a detection region is determined... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100085330 - Touch screen signal processing: A coordinate detection system can comprise a display screen, a touch surface corresponding the top of the display screen or a material positioned above the screen and defining a touch area, at least one camera outside the touch area and configured to capture an image of space above the touch... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100085328 - Touch-sensitive display device and method: Apparatus for providing a touch-sensitive display are provided. A touch-sensitive display apparatus can include a first layer comprising a plurality of emitters disposed thereupon and a second layer comprising a screen for the display of images visible to the human eye. A first portion of the emitters can emit electromagnetic... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100085332 - Touch panel device and contact position detection method: A burst wave is applied to an excitation element of a touch panel main body from an oscillation section so as to excite surface acoustic waves, and the excited surface acoustic waves are received by a receiving element of the touch panel main body. The received signals are A/D converted... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100085333 - Input system and method, and computer program: An input system (1) comprise: a display (11) for displaying an image including coordinate information on the display surface; a plurality of indicators (12) having (i) a detecting means for detecting the image displayed on the display surface, and (ii) a transmitting means for transmitting transmission information generated according to... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100085335 - Electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus having the same: An electro-optical device includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of pixels respectively provided at intersections between the plurality of scan lines and the plurality of data lines, and a scan line drive circuit that applies a selection voltage to the scan lines in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100085334 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a plasma display panel, a chassis base and circuit board assemblies mounted on the chassis base. The plasma display panel includes: a front substrate, a rear substrate, and a plurality of electrodes between the front and rear substrates; and an electrode pattern formed on the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100085336 - Driving unit and display apparatus having the same: A driving unit includes a timing controller, a data driver having a data processor and a switching circuit, and a gate driver. The timing controller outputs image data, a data control signal, a gate control signal and a switching signal. The data processor converts the image data into a data... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100085337 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel has a first plate and a second plate facing each other. An image display area of the plasma display panel is made up of cells emitting light by a discharge. A plurality of first electrodes extending in a first direction and disposed at intervals and a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100085340 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a panel in which a plurality of pixels illuminated by self-luminous elements are arranged in a matrix and a photodetector disposed on a back surface of the panel for measuring the luminance of the pixels. Each of the pixels has an aperture portion on a reflective... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100085338 - Image display device: An image display device of the present invention adopts a field sequential method whereby image display is performed by sequentially lighting light emitting devices in a backlight portion for each field. The image display device includes: a brightness sensor that is arranged so as to face the backlight portion with... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100085339 - Sensor element and method of driving sensor element, and input device, display device with input function and communication device: The present invention provides a sensor element including two diode elements connected in series to each other, and a capacitive element having one end connected to a junction point between the two diode elements. Each of the diode elements includes a semiconductor layer having a p-type semiconductor region and an... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100085341 - Semiconductor integrated circuit, self-luminous display panel module, electronic apparatus, and method for driving power supply line: Disclosed herein is a semiconductor integrated circuit including a power supply line drive circuit configured to drive power supply lines connected to pixels that are arranged in a matrix on a self-luminous display panel.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100085346 - Data line driving circuit for liquid crystal display device and method for controlling the same: A data line driving circuit for a liquid crystal display device comprising: a plurality of first data lines applied with a positive potential, a plurality of second data lines applied with a negative potential, comparison units that compare with a reference voltage at least one of a potential at a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100085345 - Display apparatus and display driving method: A display apparatus includes the following components. A pixel array includes matrix-arranged pixel circuits each including at least a light emitting element, a drive transistor in which a drive voltage is applied between the drain and the source to supply a current corresponding to a signal value supplied between the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100085342 - Display panel: A display panel includes a power line supplying power, and a plurality of pixels connected with the power line, each pixel including a plurality of sub-pixel regions, and receiving the power to display an image. Each of the pixels further includes a plurality of driving thin film transistors and a... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100085347 - Display panel drive apparatus and display panel drive method: A display panel drive apparatus includes a source driver that drives each unit dot in accordance with a time-divisional clock, and a booster circuit that generates a supply voltage to be supplied to the source driver based on a clock having a rising edge and a falling edge each coinciding... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100085343 - Electrophoretic display, electronic apparatus, and method for driving electrophoretic display: An electrophoretic display includes a first electrode, a second electrode that is provided opposite to the first electrode, an electrophoretic element being sandwiched between the first electrode and the second electrode, a pixel switching element connected to a scanning line and a data line, a memory circuit connected to the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100085344 - Operational amplifier circuit and display apparatus: An operational amplifier circuit according to an aspect of the present invention includes a differential amplifier unit. The differential amplifier circuit includes a first differential transistor and a second differential transistor, which form a first differential pair, and a current source transistor which supplies a current to the first differential... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100085348 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device and a method of driving the same are provided. The display device includes a display panel including a plurality of pixels defined in an area where a plurality of gate lines and data lines cross one another, a clock generator generating a gate clock signal using a... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100085349 - Display device: Provided is a display device capable of freely setting correction based on a state of a luminance gradient in a self-emission display device for eliminating the luminance gradient. The display device includes: a data line drive circuit for outputting emission control signals for controlling light emission of display elements during... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100085351 - Depth of field for a camera in a media-editing application: Some embodiments provide a method that provides tools for defining a scene including media objects in a multi-dimensional space. The method provides a set of user interface tools for adjusting a region of focus for rendering the space from a particular location within a particular field of view. In some... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100085355 - Image generating apparatus, image processing method, information recording medium, and program: A duplicate generating section (240) generates, from obtained object information, a duplicate object whose shape (behavior) is identical to that of the current one of an enemy character. An object placing section (250) reduces the duplicate object based on the distance from a viewpoint to the enemy character (the corresponding... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100085354 - Multi-media processor, hand-held electrical communication device and image processing method thereof: A hand-held electrical communication device including a host processor, a multi-media processor and a display unit is provided. The host processor is used for outputting a graphic rendering command. The multi-media processor is used for adjusting an original image frame as an adjusted image frame, processing a dynamic image of... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100085350 - Oblique display with additional detail: A method and system of creating an oblique display with additional detail such as texture and labels is disclosed. The footprint of objects on the image on a digital elevation map may be determined and an outline of the objects may be determined by creating object polygons that outline the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100085352 - Parallel surface reconstruction: Described is a technology in which point cloud surface reconstruction is performed via parallel processing on a graphics processing unit, achieving real-time reconstruction rates. An octree is built for a given set of oriented points, with each node containing a set of points enclosed by the node. The data structure... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100085356 - System and method for integrating media objects: System and method for integrating media objects for viewing on and manipulation via a computing device such as a personal computer. The system and method may be provided via an application program interface (API) which provides functions that allow an application program to create a scene and add media objects... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100085353 - User-guided surface reconstruction: Described is a technology by which a user interacts with a surface representative of a point cloud data to correct for imperfect scan data. The surface is reconstructed based on the interaction. Real time viewing of the image is facilitated by parallel surface reconstruction. For example, the user may draw... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100085357 - Method and system for rendering 3d distance fields: A method and system renders a 3D model of a 3D object as an image including image samples. The 3D model is a distance field, and the distance field includes surface cells representing portions of a surface of the 3D object. A set of image samples in the image is... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100085358 - System and method for constructing a 3d scene model from an image: A system and method for constructing a 3D scene model comprising 3D objects and representing a scene, based upon a prior 3D scene model. The method comprises the steps of acquiring an image of the scene; initializing the computed 3D scene model to the prior 3D scene model; and modifying... Agent: Gard And Kaslow LLP

20100085360 - Rendering in scattering media: Techniques are described for rendering a volume of scattering media, in particular by computing radiances of points or voxels in the scattering media. A set of sample points in the scattering media are found. Radiances of the sample points are computed. Radiance gradients of the sample points are computed from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100085359 - Surface normal reconstruction from a single image: The construction of a surface normal map from a single image is disclosed herein. One disclosed embodiment comprises determining an initial surface map comprising initial surface normals, and then receiving an input requesting manual modification of a set of normals in the initial surface map. Lastly, the set of surface... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100085361 - Apparatus and method for enhancing images in consideration of region characteristics: Disclosed herein is an apparatus for enhancing images in consideration of region characteristics. An inverse gamma correction unit releases gamma correction and linearizes each of Red (R), Green (G), and Blue (B) colors. A threshold calculation unit calculates m-1 thresholds in order to divide the brightness of pixels into m... Agent: Adam K. Sacharoff Much Shelist Denenberg Ament & Rubenstein

20100085362 - Equalization simulator with training sequence detection for an oscilloscope: An equalization simulator with training sequence detection uses an oscilloscope to acquire digital samples of an analog waveform signal from a serial data link to produce a digitized waveform record. The equalization simulator has training sequence detection receiving the digitized waveform record and generates a training sequence, an equalization adapter... Agent: William K. Bucher Tektronix, Inc.

20100085363 - Photo realistic talking head creation, content creation, and distribution system and method: A system and method for creating, distributing, and viewing photo-realistic talking head based multimedia content over a network, comprising a server and a variety of communication devices, including cell phones and other portable wireless devices, and a software suite, that enables users to communicate with each other through creation, use,... Agent: Harvey Lunenfeld

20100085364 - Foot roll rigging: A system and method enables animators to efficiently pose character models' feet. An initial foot model position is received. The initial foot model position specifies a foot model contact point. One or more foot roll parameters are specified that change the relative angle between at least a portion of the... Agent: Jonathan M. Hollander Pixar - Hollander

20100085365 - Dynamic load balancing in multiple video processing unit (vpu) systems: Systems and methods are provided for processing data. The systems and methods include multiple processors that each couple to receive commands and data, where the commands and/or data correspond to frames of video that include multiple pixels. An interlink module is coupled to receive processed data corresponding to the frames... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP/ Amd

20100085366 - Method and apparatus for rendering video: Multiple Video Graphic Adapters (VGAs) are used to render video data to a common port. In one embodiment, each VGA will render an entire frame of video and provide it to the output port through a switch. The next adjacent frame will be calculated by a separate VGA and provided... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100085367 - Graphics processing method and apparatus implementing window system: A graphics processing method and apparatus which implement a window system are provided. The graphics processing method includes converting graphics processing of a window system into a vector-based application program interface (API) format usable in the GPU; and performing the converted graphics processing in the GPU.... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100085368 - Timing controller capable of removing surge signal and display apparatus including the same: A timing controller includes a first stage removing a first surge signal generated during a first logic level period of a data enable signal, and a second stage receiving the data enable signal generated by the first stage and removing a second surge signal generated during a second logic level... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100085369 - Image production in imaging systems employing a multifocal collimator: In an imaging system employing a multifocal collimator, displaying an image. Framing an event stream into a first buffer. Mapping each first buffer bin to a bin of each of a normalization buffer and a count buffer. Normalization buffer and count buffer are the same dimension. First buffer bins correspond... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100085370 - Display control device to display image data: In the display of an image including a fixed background image and a variation image of the background image, at least one of the amount of data to be held and the amount of work to be processed is reduced. A display control device acquires pixel description data including a... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100085371 - Optimal 2d texturing from multiple images: One or more images of an object are obtained. These are then warped onto the object. The object may be divided into sites where sites are overlapping circular regions of the object. For each site, a neighborhood graph may be created where each site is a node in the graph... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100085372 - Colorization method and apparatus: A method for colorization of images is presented. The method comprises the following steps: Displaying an image (102); applying multiple color markings (at least two colors are different) to the displayed image (104); automatically coloring the image by applying a constrained optimization to a cost function that is responsive to... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100085373 - Image processing apparatus, method, program and display: This invention is to provide an image processing apparatus, an image processing method, a program, and a display in which both of a secret image and a public image can be efficiently displayed with high picture quality without reducing contrast of the public image. One of output images is a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100085374 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: An LCD device with an improved contrast ratio and a reduced electric power consumption and a driving method thereof are disclosed. The LCD device and the driving method thereof generate a data modulation control signal using single frame image data to be displayed on a liquid crystal panel, and then... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100085375 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel; a backlight unit; a panel drive circuit; a timing controller; an internal memory; a self-screen drive controller; a scaler unit; a selection unit; an internal power... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100085376 - Methods and apparatus for displaying an electronic rendering of a marking operation based on an electronic record of marking information: Methods and apparatus for providing on a display device an electronic rendering of a marking operation to mark on ground, pavement, or other surface a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility. One or more electronic locate marks are displayed in a display field of the display... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100085377 - Constrained language-based color selection algorithm: A method to specify a color selection that allows users to construct verbal color descriptions of desired colors for color modification or correction using various components. These components include a user interface component for creating and combining color selection descriptions using menus or other suitable display techniques, a mapping or... Agent: Ronald F. Chapuran Patent Documentation Center

20100085378 - Display controller, electronic apparatus and method for creating a translucency effect using color model transform: A display controller is configured for creating a translucency effect for a target image area of a source image containing image data expressed in a first color model. The display controller has a first color model converter adapted for color model transformation of the image data from the first color... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100085379 - Effect device, av processing device and program: Provided herein is an AV processing apparatus applied with an effect apparatus of the invention stores a plurality of video control programs for implementing a plurality types of video effects corresponding to a plurality types of audio effects to provide the same impression as each audio effect can give. The... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100085380 - Image display device, image display method and information recording medium: To provide an image display device for displaying, when displaying a plurality of display targets while scrolling, the respective display targets in a manner that takes into consideration the sizes and scroll directions of the respective display targets. An image display device places a plurality of display targets on a... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100085381 - Coordinate system recovery tool and method: A method of recovering coordinate system information for a geographic data file for which coordinate system information is unavailable. The method includes obtaining a raster image corresponding to the geographic data file, and correlating the raster image to the earth's surface. A list of probable coordinate systems for the raster... Agent: Patrick R. Scanlon Preti Flaherty Beliveau & Pachios LLP

20100085382 - Multi-panel electronic device: Methods, apparatuses, and computer-readable storage media for displaying an image at an electronic device are disclosed. In a particular embodiment, a method includes displaying an image at an electronic device that includes a first display surface and a second display surface separated from the first display surface by a gap.... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100085385 - Image processing apparatus and method for the same: An image processing apparatus can detect a predetermined target object from image data. The image processing apparatus includes an image zooming unit configured to generate a plurality of pieces of zoomed image data that are mutually different in magnification from the image data input by an image inputting unit, a... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100085384 - Mobile terminal and user interface of mobile terminal: A method of controlling a mobile terminal and which includes displaying contents on a display screen of the terminal, receiving a signal indicating a portion of the display screen on the mobile terminal has been designated, and executing, via a control unit, a preset function corresponding to an output mode... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100085383 - Rendering annotations for images: Techniques are described for rendering annotations associated with an image. A view of an image maybe shown on a display, and different portions of the image are displayed and undisplayed in the view according to panning and/or zooming of the image within the view. The image may have annotations. An... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100085388 - Active matrix display device: An active matrix display device, wherein each pixel includes a plurality of selectable divided pixels, wherein each divided pixel has a 1-bit static data storage element and emits light based on supplied data; and the plurality of divided pixels each produces a weighted amount of light so that the selected... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100085391 - Apparatus and method for controlling led operation in portable apparatus: An LED driving apparatus and a method thereof in a portable terminal controls an input time difference between a signal controlling LED driving and a signal controlling LED brightness input to an LED driver. The input time differences are controlled in order to prevent an abnormal LED operation generated due... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100085387 - Display apparatus and timing controller for calibrating grayscale data and method for driving panel thereof: A display apparatus for calibrating a grayscale data including a timing controller, and a method for driving a panel are provided. A display apparatus includes a timing controller which calibrates the grayscale data of the current frame using the grayscale data of the previous and the current frame and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100085389 - Display device: A display device includes a display section including a plurality of display pixels which are arrayed in a matrix, a driving device configured to drive the plurality of display pixels, a timing controller which controls the driving device, and a first numerical value setting device which is connected to the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100085386 - Driving cricuit and gray insertion method of liquid crystal display: A driving circuit and a gray insertion method of a liquid crystal display (LCD) are provided. The gray insertion method includes analyzing whether a current frame belongs to a dynamic frame or a static frame. When the current frame belongs to a dynamic frame, charging time of a gray insertion... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100085390 - Image display apparatus: A device that carries a panel comprising a back panel with wirings and electron emitting devices provided in intersection portions of the wirings and a face plate with formed therein cells comprising a fluorescent material that emits light, and in which gradation control is performed by varying an application time... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100085392 - Timing control circuit: A reception interface circuit receives a luminance signal for each of multiple colors and a clock signal as input signals. A timing control unit receives the luminance signals received by the reception interface circuit, and controls the timing and format thereof such that they match drivers. A transmission interface circuit... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

  
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20100079355 - Multi-panel device with configurable interface: A multi-panel device is disclosed. In a particular embodiment, the device includes a first hinge coupled to a first panel and coupled to a second panel. The first panel includes a first display surface and the second panel includes a second display surface. The second hinge is coupled to the... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100079356 - Head-mounted display apparatus for retaining a portable electronic device with display: Head-mounted display systems and methods of operation that allow users to couple and decouple a portable electronic device such as a handheld portable electronic device with a separate head-mounted device (e.g., temporarily integrates the separate devices into a single unit) are disclosed. The portable electronic may be physically coupled to... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100079357 - Electronic circuit, method of driving electronic circuit, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: To reduce the time for writing a voltage onto a gate of a driving transistor. In an initialization period, a node B is fixed to an initial voltage VINI, transistors are turned on, and a current flows into an OLED element, such that a voltage according to the current is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079358 - Modulating thickness of colored fluid in color display: An embodiment is a display unit. The display unit includes a substrate layer, a layer of colored fluid on the substrate layer, and a transparent actuator element on the layer of the colored fluid. The layer of colored fluid has a thickness and a color. The transparent actuator element modulates... Agent: Parc-xerox/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100079359 - Semiconductor laser device and display: This semiconductor laser device includes a substrate, a blue semiconductor laser element, formed on the surface of a substrate, including a first active layer made of a nitride-based semiconductor and having a first major surface of a non-C plane and a green semiconductor laser element, formed on the surface of... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100079360 - Medical devices using bistable displays: The invention relates to a novel display system for a drug delivery device that reduces power consumption and permits the user of the device to see messages when the device is not in a powered state or when the device has encountered an error condition. By using a bistable display,... Agent: Philip S. Johnson Johnson & Johnson

20100079361 - Display device and driving method thereof: In a pixel of a display device, a first transistor of which an second terminal is connected to a first terminal of a light emitting element supplies a driving current that corresponds to a voltage between a control terminal and the second terminal to the light emitting element, and a... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100079362 - Overdrive compensation/update adaptable to dynamic gamma generator: An overdrive system adaptable for a dynamic gamma generator is disclosed. A current gray-to-voltage converter (G/V) converts image data of a current frame from gray code to voltage level, and a previous gray-to-voltage converter (G/V) converts image data of a previous frame from gray code to voltage level. The voltage... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100079363 - Liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display apparatus and driving apparatus of liquid crystal panel: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes M data lines arranged in columns, N scanning lines arranged in rows, and pixels determined by intersection of the M data lines and the N scanning lines. M and N are integers greater than 1. The N scanning lines are divided into 2K scanning... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100079367 - Display device for vehicle: A display device for vehicle includes an LCD panel that has a first pixel region and a second pixel region. The display controller portion displays a meter image on the first pixel region at a regular time and a specific time, and displays an outside image on the second pixel... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100079368 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and backlight adjustment method: Backlight luminance sensors 111A to 111D are disposed in the vicinity of four outer corners of an effective screen of an LCD panel 121. Each of the backlight luminance sensors 111A to 111D detects the luminance of each of three primary colors. A backlight unit is composed of a three-primary... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100079366 - Method of driving a backlight module and a display: In a backlight module of a display device, a first light source, a second light source, and a third light source are respectively and sequentially in a first sub-frame period, a second sub-frame period, and a third sub-frame period of a frame period so that the backlight module emits predominantly... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100079364 - Methods and systems for led backlight white balance: Aspects of the present invention relate to systems and methods for performing white balance operations for an LED display backlight. Some aspects related to an iterative process wherein display backlight luminance and color are sampled at an intermediate resolution between the resolution of the LED backlight and the resolution of... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.

20100079365 - Methods and systems for led backlight white balance: Aspects of the present invention relate to systems and methods for performing white balance operations for an LED display backlight. One method comprises obtaining display parameters and capturing sensor data for a display. Geometrical calibration between the captured sensor data and the display is performed. Color conversion matrices for the... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20100079370 - Apparatus and method for providing interactive user interface that varies according to strength of blowing: An apparatus includes an interactive user interface that varies according to strength of blowing. A sensor detects blowing from a user and outputs a strength value of the detected blowing. A memory stores interactive image data capable of giving an effect of responding to user's blowing strength in real time.... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100079371 - Terminal apparatus, display control method, and display control program: A terminal apparatus includes a display displaying a plurality of display elements representing options on a display screen, an image-capturing section capturing an image of an operator who is viewing the display screen, a face position detector detecting the position of a facial image of the operator in a captured... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100079369 - Using physical objects in conjunction with an interactive surface: An interaction management module (IMM) is described for allowing users to engage an interactive surface in a collaborative environment using various input devices, such as keyboard-type devices and mouse-type devices. The IMM displays digital objects on the interactive surface that are associated with the devices in various ways. The digital... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100079372 - Keyboard system and method for providing improved access to an electronic device: An interface system and method are provided for facilitating cross-disability access to an electronic device. A first screen of a plurality of screens is displayed on the electronic device. Each screen includes at least one of a non-input element and an input element. The interface system includes a keyboard having... Agent: Wisconsin Alumni Research Foundation

20100079373 - Storage medium storing image processing program for implementing controlled image display according to input coordinate, and information processing device: When a user touches a first input point P1 with a touch pen or the like, touch position data indicating a coordinate of this first input point P1 can be obtained. A first object (stamp) is arranged in accordance with the first input point P1. When the user moves the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100079374 - Method of controlling a system: The invention describes a method of controlling a system (1) comprising one or more components (C1, C2, . . . , Cn), which method comprises the steps of aiming a pointing device (2) comprising a camera (3) in the direction of one or more of the components (C1, C2, .... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100079375 - Mouse and its method with shortcut code output functions: The present invention discloses a mouse and its method with shortcut code output functions; the mouse is predefined or added with a shortcut code output key; the mouse is provided with a control module, which transmits the displacement and shift data of the mouse to the computer system, allowing the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100079376 - Inertial mouse device and acceleration-calibrating method thereof: An inertial mouse device includes a main body; an accelerometer unit disposed in the main body for performing a motion-sensing function of the main body with at least two degrees of freedom, and generating a calibration output value when the main body is in a still state; and a microprocessor... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100079377 - Input display device, electronic apparatus, and computer-readable recording medium: An input display device comprises an operation panel including a first display operation area that enables operation screens to be switched hierarchically based on a selected operation key and to display a fixed-arrangement of operation keys in respective layers, and a second display operation area that displays an operation history... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100079378 - Light emitting keyboard module and power saving method thereof: A light emitting keyboard module including a light emitting keyboard and a control transmitting module is provided. The control transmitting module includes a transmitting unit, a timing unit, a comparing unit and a processing unit. The transmitting unit communicates with the light emitting keyboard by signals. The timing unit counts... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100079379 - Portable communication device having an electroluminescent driven haptic keypad: A portable communication device includes a touch-sensitive input device configured to provide haptic feedback. The touch-sensitive input device includes a touch-sensitive panel configured to detect user contact, an electroluminescent panel disposed below the touch-sensitive panel, and a haptic feedback panel disposed below the electroluminescent panel. The haptic feedback panel cooperates... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100079381 - Display panel and display device: A display panel includes: a first substrate section formed on the front side of the display panel; a second substrate section which is opposed to the first substrate section; a plurality of pixel sections formed in a matrix form between the first and second substrate sections; and a plurality of... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100079380 - Intelligent input device lock: A method including selecting one or more keys on an apparatus where selecting the one or more keys unlocks an input device of the apparatus and activates an application of the apparatus substantially at the same time.... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100079393 - Alternating, complementary conductive element pattern for multi-touch sensor: A touch sensor includes conductive elements of substantially concave shape to enable detection of multiple simultaneous touches in at least two directions, with reduced noise sensitivity and enhanced accuracy. The shapes of the conductive elements may be similar, or may be alternating, complementary shapes that cover substantially all of the... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100079384 - Capacitance touch screen: A touch screen is described. The touch screen is configured to have an array of conductive, optically transmissive sensor elements coupled to sensor circuitry. The sensor elements are disposed over a display to have a single layer of conductive, optically transmissive material positioned over pixels of the display.... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20100079397 - Detecting method for touch panel: This invention provides a detecting method for a touch panel, comprising providing a sensing matrix having a plurality of sensing units, detecting sensing data generated from the sensing unit and defining the sensing unit as a touch point or a non-touch point based on the sensing data and group at... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100079383 - Distributing touch data: A system comprises processing logic and storage comprising a system service application (SS), an administration application (AA), a first user application configured to receive single touch data or both single and multiple touch data. The system also comprises a touch-screen display configured to receive touch data. Execution of the SS... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100079386 - Human-machine interface having multiple touch combinatorial input: A Human-Machine Interface (HMI) system comprises a user interface, a processing system, and a machine interface. The user interface displays a multi-state enable option graphic selectable by a first touch from a user, that, when the first touch is maintained, enables a multi-state mode of a state option graphic having... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc/sr

20100079390 - Image input detection apparatus and storing medium: An image input detection apparatus comprises: a voltage applier that applies a voltage of a predetermined waveform to a display medium; a first acquisition unit that acquires a vibration waveform generated in the display medium; a first memory that stores a vibration waveform determined based on the waveform of the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079394 - Input device and display: An input device and a display allowing latency to be reduced without degradation in display performance are provided. An input device includes a panel including: a plurality of sensor devices two-dimensionally arranged in row and column directions, a drive circuit driving the plurality of sensor devices, and a processing circuit... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100079387 - Integrated touch sensor and solar assembly: Integrated touch sensor and solar panel stack-up configurations that may be used on portable devices, particularly handheld portable devices such as a media player or phone are disclosed. The solar cell stack-up configurations may include one or more touch sensor layers and one or more solar cell layers. By integrating... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100079396 - Liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display device includes first and second substrates arranged to face each other with a predetermined gap, and a liquid crystal layer sealed between the first and second substrates. The first substrate includes pixel electrodes and thin-film transistors connected with the pixel electrodes. The transistors are turned on... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100079398 - Liquid crystal display panel with touch panel function: A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel provides touch panel function. When the LCD panel is contacted, one or more internal piezoelectric elements respond to the pressure via one or more corresponding photo spacers and generate electrical signals.... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20100079385 - Method for calibrating an interactive input system and interactive input system executing the calibration method: A method of calibrating an interactive input system comprises receiving images of a calibration video presented on a touch panel of the interactive input system. A calibration image is created based on the received images, and features are located in the calibration image. A transformation between the touch panel and... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100079392 - Method for generating multiple windows frames, electronic device thereof, and computer program product using the method: A method for generating multiple windows frames, an electronic device thereof, and a computer program product using the method are provided. In the present method, first, a touch trajectory generated by continuously touching a touch panel of the electronic device is detected, wherein the center of the touch panel is... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100079395 - Mobile terminal and control method thereof: A control method of a mobile terminal is disclosed. The control method of a mobile terminal includes: acquiring a pressure signal through a pressure sensing module for sensing a change in pressure applied to at least one part of the body in at least two degrees; and generating an event... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100079388 - Storage medium storing image processing program for implementing image processing according to input coordinate, and information processing device: A region in a displayed image is scraped away in accordance with a trail of touch with a touch pen or the like and an object showing “shavings” corresponding to the scraped-away region is generated. A display position of each of particles generated in accordance with a user's operation with... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100079391 - Touch panel apparatus using tactile sensor: In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the touch panel apparatus can include a panel; a plurality of tactile sensors, disposed at each corner of a lower surface of the panel; and a position calculator, configured to calculate a two-dimensional coordinate corresponding to a contact position on the... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100079389 - Touch position detection method for touch control device: Disclosed is a touch position detection method for a touch control device, which employs a preset scan detection mode to carry out driving and scan detection on first and second conductive layers through a control circuit. When touch on a touch panel is detected, the type of the touch is... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100079382 - Touch-screen monitoring: A method comprises monitoring a touch-screen for touches. The method also comprises, if a single touch is detected and no further touch is detected within a predetermined time after detecting the single touch, then, as a result, providing confirmation of the single touch to software, where a graphical user interface... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100079403 - Clickable and tactile buttons for a touch surface: Methods and apparatus for provide physical buttons for use on a touch surface are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, an apparatus includes a display arrangement and a first button attachment structure. The display arrangement includes a first surface which has a first touch-sensitive area. The first... Agent: Technology & Innovation Law Group, PC

20100079401 - Differential sensing for a touch panel: A touch panel can configured to reduce adverse effects associated with noise that can be injected into the panel when touched by performing a sensing operation at each sensor in both a panel-stimulated and non panel-stimulated state. The touch panel can detect a touch event by sensing touch in a... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100079406 - In-cell capacitive touch panel: An in-cell capacitive touch panel is disclosed. The present invention utilizes a sensing unit that comprises a sensing liquid crystal capacitor and three transistors to detect touch events. A first transistor is connected to a first gate line and the sensing liquid crystal capacitor and controlled by the first gate... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100079404 - Movable track pad with added functionality: An input device is disclosed. The input device includes a movable touch-sensitive track pad capable of detecting an object in close proximity thereto so as to generate a tracking control signal. The input device also includes a movement indicator capable of detecting the movements of the movable track pad so... Agent: Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20100079399 - Portable electronic device including tactile touch screen and method of controlling the portable electronic device: A touch screen display unit includes a base, a touch-sensitive display and an actuating arrangement. The touch-sensitive display includes a display device and a touch-sensitive overlay connected to a controller and disposed on the display device for detecting a touch event thereon. The touch-sensitive display is connected to and moveable... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100079402 - Touch detection for touch input devices: Methods and apparatus for correcting electrical noise coupling from a liquid crystal module to a plurality of sense elements disposed within a touch sensor panel, and for reducing errors in touch detection algorithms. Erroneous signal values detected by the sense elements may be corrected by utilizing a set of reference... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100079405 - Touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for moving on-screen objects without using a cursor: In some embodiments, an electronic device with a touch screen display: detects a single finger contact on the touch screen display; creates a touch area that corresponds to the single finger contact; determines a representative point within the touch area; determines if the touch area overlaps an object displayed on... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100079400 - Touch sensitive display with conductive liquid: A mobile communication device may include a touch sensitive display assembly comprising a display for displaying information, a top substrate that includes a number of column electrodes, a bottom substrate that includes a number of row electrodes, and a conducting liquid between the top substrate and the bottom substrate. The... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100079412 - Calibrating apparatus and method: A calibrating apparatus for an image processing apparatus is disclosed. The calibrating apparatus comprises a first operating module and a second operating module. The first operating module determines a third indicating point and a fourth indicating point according to a first indicating point, a second indicating point, and a specific... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20100079413 - Control device: There is provided a control device for an in-vehicle electronic apparatus. The control device includes: a manipulation input element that has a manipulation input region having a predetermined area; an imaging device that has a photographing range covering the manipulation input region, and that captures an image including a hand... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100079407 - Identifying actual touch points using spatial dimension information obtained from light transceivers: A system comprises a touch-screen having multiple light transceivers configured to emit and detect light. The system also comprises processing logic coupled to the light transceivers, where the processing logic is configured to obtain spatial dimension information of multiple possible touch points on the touch-screen using the detected light. The... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100079411 - Optical finger navigation utilizing quantized movement information: A user input device includes an optical element comprising a finger interface surface, a light source in optical communication with the finger interface surface and configured to provide light from the light source to the finger interface surface, a sensor array configured to detect light reflected from the finger interface... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100079410 - Three-dimensional touch interface: A device includes a flexible display, and multiple tactile components provided adjacent to a bottom of the flexible display. The device also includes a movement device configured to move at least one of the multiple tactile components to engage a portion of the bottom of the flexible display to produce... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100079409 - Touch panel for an interactive input system, and interactive input system incorporating the touch panel: A touch panel for an interactive input system and interactive input system incorporating the touch panel is provided. The touch panel includes an optical waveguide layer and a resilient diffusion layer. The resilient diffusion layer is against the optical waveguide layer and causes light traveling within the optical waveguide layer... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100079408 - User input device with planar light guide illumination plate: A user input device to generate an optical navigation signal based on an edge-lit pattern. The user input device includes an optical element, a light source, a sensor array, and a navigation engine. The optical element includes a finger interface surface. At least a portion of the optical element exhibits... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100079414 - Apparatus, systems, and methods for authentication on a publicly accessed shared interactive digital surface: Apparatus, systems and methods for authentication of use by multiple personal digital devices (PDDs) of a publicly shared digital surface. The digital surface provides a displayed work area for each personal digital device (PDD) in communication with the digital surface. Each PDD establishes secured communication with the digital surface identified... Agent: Duft Bornsen & Fishman, LLP

20100079415 - Input device of vehicle: The present invention discloses a technology which arranges a direct access key and a hot key or the like according to frequency of use centering around a jog dial such that a user interface (UI) can be simplified in a driver information system.... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100079419 - Active matrix display: An active matrix display includes a substrate, a video signal line on the substrate, first and second power lines on the substrate, a self-emitting element having two display electrodes facing each other and connected to one of the first and second power lines, a drive transistor connected between the first... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100079418 - Electronic device including display device and driving method thereof: An electronic device including a display device, and a driving method thereof, in which the display device includes a central processing unit, a display device, and a feedback unit. The central processing unit provides image signals and input control signals, and the display device displays an image based on the... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100079421 - Interferometric modulators having charge persistence: An interferometric modulator is formed having a dielectric with charge persistence. The interferometric modulator is addressed by a method making advantageous use of the charge persistence property, wherein the interferometric modulator is pre-charged in such a way that the pre-charging is not observable to a viewer, and the actuation voltage... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100079420 - Pixel drive device, luminescence device, and method of connecting connection unit in pixel drive device: A pixel drive device that drives a pixel array including pixels connected to input/output terminals includes: a connection unit including connection terminals whose number is fewer than a number of the input/output terminals; and a connection switching unit that switches connection between the connection terminals and the input/output terminals. The... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100079417 - Plasma display panel and method of manufacturing the same and plasma display device using the plasma display panel: Increase of an address voltage change amount of a PDP is suppressed. X and Y electrodes which are a display electrode pair arranged on a plate; a dielectric layer covering the X and Y electrodes; and a protective layer covering the dielectric layer are provided. The protective layer includes an... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100079416 - Radio frequency identification (rfid), display pixel, and display panel and display apparatus using rfid display pixel: Example embodiments include an RFID display pixel, and a display panel and a display apparatus using the RFID display pixel. The RFID display pixel includes an RFID tag having an antenna and an IC chip; and a display device connected to the RFID tag. The display device is driven according... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100079423 - Display driving apparatus, display apparatus and drive control method for display apparatus: A data acquisition circuit sets one of the potential value at one end of a signal line and the value of a current flown thereto when one end of a current path of a drive device is connected to a light emitting device with the other end thereof set to... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100079422 - Driving circuit of matrix device, matrix device, image display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: A driving circuit is provided which is applied to a matrix device having a plurality of functional elements arranged in a matrix, which is connected to the functional elements via data lines, and which has a plurality of blocks. The driving circuit includes a shift register which has a plurality... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100079425 - Display device: A display device of which frame can be narrowed and of which display characteristics are excellent is provided. In a display device including a switch portion or a buffer portion, a logic circuit portion, and a pixel portion, the pixel portion includes a first inverted staggered TFT and a pixel... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100079424 - Display medium and display: A display medium and a display are provided. The display medium includes a thermal-sensitive solution and a number of micro particles. The micro particles are dispersed in the thermal-sensitive solution. At a first temperature, the thermal-sensitive solution is in a liquid form, such that the micro particles move freely. At... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100079426 - Spatial ambient light profiling: A method for applying user experience effects to a displayed image. The method may sample data from sensors and create a profile based on the sampled data. The method may use the profile to alter the displayed image to reflect the environment of a computing system.... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100079428 - Electrophoretic display device, electronic apparatus, and method for driving electrophoretic display device: An electrophoretic display device is provided. The electrophoretic display device includes: a pixel electrode; a counter electrode that is provided opposite to the pixel electrode; an electrophoretic element being sandwiched between the pixel electrode and the counter electrode; a pixel switching element; a capacitor that is connected to the pixel... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100079427 - Pixel array, method for driving the same and display panel: A pixel array, a method for driving the same, and a display panel are provided. The pixel array includes a number of pixel sets, each of which includes a first scan line, a second scan line, a data line, a first active device electrically connected to the first scan line... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100079429 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display which may suppress image quality deterioration and enhance image contrast is provided. The liquid crystal display includes: a light source unit including a light source having divided lighting sections and a light source control section; a liquid crystal display panel including pixels and modulating light from... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100079430 - Display panel module and electronic apparatus: A self-light-emission-type display panel module employs: a pixel array section including pixel areas laid out to form a two 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; a first driving section; a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100079432 - Display apparatus and method thereof: A display apparatus and a method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a first controller which displays an image corresponding to a video signal, a main power supply unit, a second controller which determines whether to interrupt power supply from the main power supply unit, and a secondary power... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100079435 - Display device: The number of wirings between a scanning circuit and a plurality of scanning lines is decreased with a more simple circuit configuration than a conventional one. The scanning lines are grouped into kN× . . . ×k2 groups. First to Nth groups of gate wirings are included, each of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100079434 - Driving of electro-optic displays: The invention relates to a method of driving of an electro-optic display having image regions. Each image region has: a first driving state in which a zero voltage, substantially equal to zero, is applied across the image region; and a second driving state in which a non-zero voltage, substantially different... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC

20100079436 - Method of driving electrophoretic sheet, display device and electronic apparatus: A method of driving an electrophoretic display device (a display device) having a first electrode, a second electrode, a microcapsule-containing layer (a display section), a capacitance element, and a voltage application switching element, comprising a first state in which the voltage application switching element is placed in ON state to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079431 - Output buffer and source driver using the same: An output buffer and a source driver for a display panel are provided. The output buffer includes a differential input stage, a bias current source, a feedback module, and an output stage. The differential input stage has a first input terminal and a second input terminal receiving a first input... Agent: J C Patents

20100079438 - Panel source driver circuits having common data demultiplexing and methods of controlling operations of the same: Panel source driver circuits include a first data register and a second data register. A common data demultiplexer coupled to the first and second data registers is configured to provide control data from a first input of the demultiplexer to the first data register and control data from a second... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100079433 - Pixel circuit driving method, light emitting device, and electronic apparatus: Provided is a method of driving a pixel circuit including a light emitting element and a driving transistor which are connected in series to each other, and a storage capacitor disposed between a path between the light emitting element and the driving transistor and a gate of the driving transistor,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079437 - Source driver circuit having bias circuit which produces bias current based on vertical synchronizing signal and method of controlling the same: A source driver circuit includes a bias circuit supplying a bias current corresponding to a control signal, and a source amplifier circuit supplying a voltage corresponding to the bias current to a pixel element in a display panel. The source driver circuit further includes a controller circuit generating the control... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100079440 - Driver for image display medium, image display device, method for initializing image display medium, computer-readable medium and computer data signal: There is provided a method for initializing an image display medium. The image display medium includes a pair of substrates, a common electrode, pixel electrodes that are arranged for respective pixels constituting rows and columns on the other substrate, a display layer in which groups of moving particles that move... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079439 - Method and apparatus to support various speeds of lcd driver: Charge pump circuitry comprises a voltage for generating a first regulated voltage. A low drop out regulator generates a second regulated voltage responsive to the first regulated voltage. A charge pump voltage generation circuit generates a voltage. First and second resistor strings are responsive to the generated voltage. The first... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100079441 - Electro-optical device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus: A method of driving an electro-optical device having scanning lines, data lines, a switching transistor and a pixel electrode. The device also has an electro-optical layer interposed between the pixel electrode and a counter electrode. The method includes: supplying a data signal alternate between a positive and a negative voltage... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079443 - Apparatus, shift register unit, liquid crystal display device and method for eliminating afterimage: An apparatus, a shifter register unit, a liquid crystal display device and a method for eliminating afterimage are provided herein, which merely utilize a high voltage source delay discharging phenomenon oriented from a powered-off power device to lead any two of a plurality of existing signal sources employed by the... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100079442 - Method for displaying video, mobile electronic device thereof, storage medium thereof: A method for displaying a video, a mobile electronic device thereof and a storage medium thereof. In the present method, first, the video is displayed on a screen of the mobile electronic device. Then, an acceleration variance of the mobile electronic device is detected through a sensor of the mobile... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100079444 - Displayport sleep behavior: Circuits, methods, and apparatus that allow a host to determine the capabilities of a new display that has replaced a previous display in a display system. In one example, a host determines capabilities of a new display after the host exits a sleep state. After exiting the sleep state, the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100079445 - Method for reducing graphics rendering failures: A method and electronic device employing the method of processing a frame of graphics for display is provided that includes developing a frame in a first software frame processing stage following a first vertical blanking (VBL) heartbeat, issuing a command indicating the first stage is complete, and performing a final... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100079448 - 3d depth generation by block-based texel density analysis: A system and method of generating three-dimensional (3D) depth information is disclosed. A classification and segmentation unit segments a two-dimensional (2D) image into a number of segments, such that pixels having similar characteristics are classified into the same segment. A spatial-domain texel density analysis unit performs texel density analysis on... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100079447 - Computer modelled environment: A computer-readable storage medium that includes a computer program and corresponding method, the program comprising code which will: generate a computer-modelled environment comprising a three-dimensional computer-modelled space and one or more three-dimensional computer-modelled objects within that space; and generate a map of values of a kinetic parameter over the object's... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100079446 - Intelligent demand loading of regions for virtual universes: A computer implemented method, a computer program product, and a data processing system manage regions within a virtual universe. A current location of an avatar is identified within a virtual universe, the current location being within a currently populated region. A vectored movement of the avatar is identified. Any adjacent... Agent: Ibm Corp (ya) C/o Yee & Associates PC

20100079450 - Reconstruction of shapes of near symmetric and asymmetric objects: A system processes 2D images of 2D or 3D objects, creating a model of the object that is consistent with the image and as veridical as the perception of the 2D image by humans. Vertices of the object that are hidden in the image are recovered by using planarity and... Agent: Bingham Mchale LLP

20100079449 - System and method for rendering dynamic three-dimensional appearing imagery on a two-dimensional user interface: System and method for rendering dynamic three-dimensional appearing imagery on a two-dimensional user interface screen of a portable computing device in dependence on a user's view-point of the screen. The method includes processing, on a portable computing device, data defining a plurality of user view-points of a user interface screen... Agent: Apple Inc.

20100079452 - Photon mapping on graphics hardware using kd-trees: Described is a technology by which a GPU-based photon mapping mechanism/algorithm uses a kd-tree to render arbitrary dynamic scenes. For each frame, the mechanism emits and traces a set of photons into the scene. When a photon hits a surface, it can either be reflected, transmitted, or absorbed based on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100079451 - Ray tracing on graphics hardware using kd-trees: Described is a technology by which a ray tracer incorporates a GPU-based kd-tree builder for rendering arbitrary dynamic scenes. For each frame, the ray tracer builds a kd-tree for the scene geometry. The ray tracer spawns and traces eye rays, reflective and refractive rays, and shadow rays. For each ray... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100079453 - 3d depth generation by vanishing line detection: A system and method of generating three-dimensional (3D) depth information is disclosed. The vanishing point of a two-dimensional (2D) input image is detected based on vanishing lines. The 2D image is classified and segmented into structures based on detected edges. The classified structures are then respectively assigned depth information.... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100079454 - Single pass tessellation: A system and method for performing tessellation in a single pass through a graphics processor divides the processing resources within the graphics processor into sets for performing different tessellation operations. Vertex data and tessellation parameters are routed directly from one processing resource to another instead of being stored in memory.... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100079456 - Method for determining a 3d surface approaching the object boundary of an object in a digital 3d data set: A method is disclosed for determining a 3D surface approaching the object boundary of an object in a digital 3D data set. In at least one embodiment, the method includes splitting up the 3D data set into contiguous 3D part areas of voxels. Then, in each 3D part area, a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100079455 - Methods for interactive labeling of tubular structures in medical imaging: System and method for labeling a tubular structure. A tubular structure is first displayed on a display screen. A representation of the tubular structure can be obtained. A user draws a curve on the display screen using an electronic pen that is associated with a label. Based on the user... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100079457 - Fragment shader for a hybrid raytracing system and method of operation: A fragment shader and method of operation are provided for a hybrid ray tracing system. The method includes determining whether a fragment is to be rasterized or raytraced. If a determination is made that the fragment is to be rasterized, a predetermined value for the fragment is stored into a... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Nvid

20100079461 - method and system for generating and displaying an interactive dynamic culling graph view of multiply connected objects: A method and system for generating a graph view on a user interface in a computing environment, is provided. One implementation involves, at a server, generating coordinate data for a graph representing multiply connected objects; transmitting the coordinate data to a client as lightweight object data; and at the client,... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20100079459 - method and system for generating and displaying an interactive dynamic graph view of multiply connected objects: A method and system for generating and displaying an interactive dynamic graph view of multiply connected objects, is provided. One implementation involves a process implemented in a system for generating a graph view on a user interface in a computing environment, including: at a server, generating coordinate data for a... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20100079460 - method and system for generating and displaying an interactive dynamic selective view of multiply connected objects: A method and system for generating a graph view on a user interface in a computing environment, is provided. One implementation involves: at a server, generating coordinate data for a graph representing multiply connected objects; transmitting the coordinate data to a client as lightweight object data; and at the client,... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20100079462 - method and system for generating and displaying an interactive dynamic view of bi-directional impact analysis results for multiply connected objects: A method and system for generating a graph view on a user interface in a computing environment, is provided. One implementation involves, at a server, generating graph coordinate data for a dependency graph view of bi-directional impact analysis results for multiply connected objects in a data source; transmitting the graph... Agent: Ibm - Eu C/o Myers Andras Sherman LLP

20100079464 - Information processing apparatus capable of easily generating graph for comparing of a plurality of commercial products: An information processing apparatus includes a controller acquiring texts including each of a plurality of commercial product names to be analyzed, with respect to the respective commercial product names, from a storage device when the commercial product names are entered into the controller, extracting first phrases and second phrases from... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100079463 - Method and apparatus for visualizing and interactively manipulating profile data: Profile data collected through sampling is transformed and visually and interactively manipulated and displayed. In one scenario, the profile data is collected through statistical profiling of a program for a video game. The game program profile data is visually and interactively manipulated and displayed to visually present a dynamic behavior... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100079458 - System and method for hierarchically decomposing process model: A system and associated method for hierarchically decomposing a workflow graph G into a process structure tree PST. The workflow graph G is a two-terminal graph parsed into a tree T having triconnected components. Boundary pairs of all triconnected components in T are computed and fragments are discovered with boundary... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100079465 - Intuitively connecting graphical shapes: In using an application's drawing feature, users typically use connecting lines between graphical shapes to depict a relationship between the shapes. Drawing connecting lines between two or more graphical shapes within an application can be a time consuming, manual task. An application that automatically generates connecting lines between shapes, based... Agent: Ibm Austin Iplaw (dg)

20100079466 - Asynchronous streaming of data for validation: The present invention relates to computer capture of object motion. More specifically, embodiments of the present invention relate to capturing of facial movement or performance of an actor. Embodiments of the present invention provide a head-mounted camera system that allows the movements of an actor's face to be captured separately... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20100079467 - Time dependent virtual universe avatar rendering: Methods, devices, program products and systems are disclosed for displaying multiple virtual universe avatar states. Each of a plurality of avatar states of a first avatar of a first virtual universe user are stored in a storage medium as a function of a time of each state. A first avatar... Agent: Driggs, Hogg, Daugherty & Del Zoppo Co., L.p.a.

20100079468 - Computer systems and methods with projected display: Computer systems and methods may provide a projection display as a primary visual output. In particular, a computer system may include an integrated projector output. Such a computer system may be substantially or even entirely externally wire-free. Methods of image processing may involve a computer system with an integrated projector... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100079469 - Rendering tremmed nurbs on programmable graphics architectures: Trimmed NURBs may be rendered on a graphics processor rather than on a central processing unit. This may greatly reduce the amount of information that needs to be sent to the graphics processor from the central processing unit, in some embodiments.... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100079471 - Display system having floating point rasterization and floating point framebuffering: A floating point rasterization and frame buffer in a computer system graphics program. The rasterization, fog, lighting, texturing, blending, and antialiasing processes operate on floating point values. In one embodiment, a 16-bit floating point format consisting of one sign bit, ten mantissa bits, and five exponent bits (s10e5), is used... Agent: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP

20100079470 - Semiconductor device, graphics controller, and information processing method: A semiconductor device includes a data acquisition unit which acquires first graphic data including a first drawing position in a drawing region, and acquires second graphic data including a second drawing position different from the first drawing position in the drawing region located later than the first graphic data, a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100079473 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A LCD device and a LCD driving method are disclosed. The LCD device and the driving method thereof select one among a plurality of threshold values provided along gray level regions of the pixel data as a threshold value for pixel data in a current frame interval. Accordingly, the number... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100079472 - Method and systems to display platform graphics during operating system initialization: Methods and systems to display platform graphics during initialization of an computer system, including to interrupt initialization of an operating system and to update a video frame buffer with platform graphics data when the initialization of the operating system is interrupted, and to merge platform graphics data with graphics generated... Agent: Garrett Ip, LLC

20100079474 - Methods for rendering source content of a file for display on a destination figure: A method for rendering source content of a file for display in a destination figure is provided. The method may include receiving the source content of the file including a brush that defines a viewbox having a first coordinate system, composing a viewport having a second coordinate system to which... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100079475 - Displayport control and data registers: Circuits, methods, and apparatus for registers to store information that may be used by devices in a display system. One example provides control and data registers in a display to store information pertaining to a display system that includes the display. The registers can store attributes of the display, a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100079476 - Image display apparatus and method: A largest value is selected from brightness data of sub-pixels of each pixel in an image, and a first light source luminance is calculated using the largest value. An average of the largest value of each pixel is calculated, and a second light source luminance is calculated using the average.... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100079478 - Image processing apparatus and image displaying apparatus: An image processing apparatus for correcting image signals corresponding to a plurality of color images constituting an image, includes: a correction table storage unit storing one or more correction tables; a control register in which control data for specifying one of the one or more correction tables stored in the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079477 - Image processing apparatus, image displaying apparatus, and image processing method: An image processing apparatus for correcting image signals corresponding to a plurality of color images constituting an image, includes: a correction table storage unit storing one or more correction tables; and an image signal correcting unit independently correcting the image signals of the color images on the basis of one... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079479 - Display drive circuit: A display drive circuit of the invention has: an initial-color-gamut-apex-coordinate-storing unit capable of storing initial color gamut apex coordinates; a user-target-color-gamut-apex-coordinate-storing unit capable of storing user target color gamut apex coordinates; a saturation-expansion-coefficient-deciding unit for deciding expansion coefficients of saturation data based on the initial and user target color gamut... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100079480 - Methods and systems for per pixel alpha-blending of a parent window and a portion of a background image: A system for alpha blending at least a portion of an image of a window with a background image, where the image of the window is captured by an alpha blender and blended together with an image of the background also captured by the alpha blender. The resulting alpha-blended image... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart / Citrix Systems, Inc.

20100079481 - Method and system for marking scenes and images of scenes with optical tags: A method and system marks a scene and images acquired of the scene with tags. A set of tags is projected into a scene while modulating an intensity of each tag according to a unique temporally varying code. Each tag is projected as an infrared signal at a known location... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100079482 - Gradation conversion device, gradation conversion method, and program: A gradation conversion device that converts a gradation of an image, includes: dither means for dithering the image by adding random noise to pixel values forming the image; and one-dimensional ΔΣ modulation means for performing one-dimensional ΔΣ modulation on the dithered image.... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100079483 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus prevents the inappropriate application of error diffusion and adaptively applies palette conversion functions according to the properties of the source. A processing subsystem performs various processing with respect to an original video source. A palette converter converts the palette bit depth, having modifiable palette conversion functions... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100079485 - Compensating for anticipated movement of a device: Anticipating movement of a display device and compensating for the anticipated movement. As a user performs an activity while viewing the device, the device experiences movement. The movement is compared to pattern data associated with profiles. One of the profiles is selected based on the comparison. Based at least on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100079486 - Method and system for conversion of graphical representations of automation environments: A method for the conversion of graphical representations of automation environments is provided. The method includes receiving first graphics data in a first format comprising a first graphical representation of a first portion of an automation environment, processing the first graphics data to convert the first graphics data to second... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc/sr

20100079484 - System and method for selecting a pixel output format: A method for selecting a pixel output format includes selecting a first pixel to be output, and determining whether the first pixel to be output overlaps with a second pixel. The second pixel is available in the first format from a first source, and in a second format from a... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Nvid

20100079487 - Display device and method for editing images: A method for editing image is provided. The method includes steps of: reading a to-be-displayed image; determining whether the display ratio of the image is with the same as the aspect of the display unit; editing the image if the display ratio of the image is not with the same... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100079488 - Industrial automation visualization schemes employing overlays: A visualization system utilizing preconfigured overlay models and data models to create overlay displays representing different views of the same data or a single view of different data. The visualization system provides for collecting and sharing overlay displays and data sets with other communicatively connected visualization systems. The overlays can... Agent: Rockwell Automation For Turocy & Watson LLP

20100079490 - Information display device and information display method: An information display method displays a plurality of display frames arranged in a table on a display screen. Each of the display frames enables display of a plurality of information pieces, and a selected display frame is enlargeable, while non-selected display frames are reduced according to an enlargement ratio of... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100079489 - System and method for efficient digital video composition: An efficient method of compositing planes onto a target surface using a computing device with graphics processing capability is disclosed. The method includes partitioning the target surface, on which planes are composited, into partitions. Each one of the partitions contains connected pixels to be formed by compositing an identical subset... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100079491 - Image compositing apparatus and method of controlling same: A compositing face image for replacing a face image is input and stored. The image of a subject is sensed to obtain the image of the subject. A face image is detected from the image of the subject, and the face orientation and facial expression indicated by the face image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100079492 - Image synthesis device, image synthesis method, image synthesis program, integrated circuit: When composite image data including parts that were respectively in different data formats before combining, is conventionally edited, the whole composite image data is edited by using a same algorithm. The algorithm may not be an optimum algorithm for a certain part of the composite image data. In an improved... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100079494 - Display system having display apparatus and external input apparatus, and method of controlling the same: A display system having a display apparatus and an external input apparatus, and a method of controlling the same. In the method an image is displayed on a display apparatus. A phase shift of an external input apparatus is detected. The detected phase shift is transmitted to the display apparatus,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100079493 - Method for selecting and manipulating a graphical object in an interactive input system, and interactive input system executing the method: A method for selecting a graphic widget displayed on a background of an interactive input system comprises tracking one or more touch points associated with the background, and in the event that one or more touch points coincide with a location of the graphic widget, associating the coinciding touch points... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100079496 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: The contents of a small image displayed on the back side can be made easy to understand. A layout managing portion 14 outputs display area information indicating display areas of respective small images displayed on the small image list, and arrangement information of respective small images displayed on the small... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100079497 - Video scaling techniques: A video scaler is disclosed. A polyphase filter can be used to generate interpolated pixels. The values of pixels adjacent an interpolated pixel are examined to determine variation in values among the adjacent pixels to determine minimum and maximum value variations. The value of the interpolated pixel is limited based... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100079495 - Viewing digital images on a display using a virtual loupe: A method and apparatus for viewing digital images is provided. A digital image may be viewed using a digital image system that employs a virtual loupe. A virtual loupe comprises a lens region and a target region. The lens region and the target region may each be a bounded area... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker LLP/apple Inc.

20100079499 - Human-machine interface having multiple touch trend manipulation capabilities: A Human-Machine Interface (HMI) system comprises a machine interface, a processing system, and a user interface. The machine interface receives operational data associated with an operation of a machine. The processing system processes the operational data associated with the operation of the machine to determine a trend in the operational... Agent: Rockwell Automation, Inc/sr

20100079501 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus according to the present invention includes: an input position detecting unit for detecting a position of an operator positioned on an operation input unit; a direction detecting unit for detecting a moving direction of the operator based on time change of the position of the detected... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100079500 - Mouse having pan, zoom, and scroll controls: A control device includes a processor and a control button. The control button includes a key and an analog sensor coupled to the processor. The key is configured to be moved in a first direction and a second direction, which is substantially opposite from the first direction. The analog sensor... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100079498 - Multi-modal interaction for a screen magnifier: A multi-model magnification system is described that can be used with multiple forms of input, including natural input such as touch-based devices. Users can zoom in/out and pan with their preferred mode of interaction, including mouse, keyboard, pen, and touch interactions. The system provides dedicated features for some modes, such... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100079504 - Backlight control system and method: A backlight control system and method are disclosed. An overdrive device modifies a backlight duty signal according to a current-frame backlight duty signal and a previous-frame backlight duty signal. In one embodiment, the overdrive device is implemented with a lookup table that outputs the modified backlight duty signal. The backlight... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100079503 - Color correction based on light intensity in imaging systems: In accordance with a particular embodiment of the present disclosure, color correction based on light intensity in imaging systems may be accomplished by applying a color correction data structure to color component values.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100079506 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus has an electron source on which a plurality of electron-emitting devices are arranged, an irradiated member which is arranged so as to be opposed to the electron source to form luminescent spots on different locations, respectively, in response to respective electron-emitting devices due to irradiation of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100079502 - Processing pixel values of a color image: In a method for processing pixel values of an image in a first representation to a second representation having a yellow-blue axis, a red-green axis, and a luminance axis, the pixel values are converted from the first representation to the second representation by converting the pixel values to a more... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100079505 - Source line driver circuit and display apparatus including the same: A source line driver circuit and a display apparatus including the same are provided. The source line driver circuit includes a logic block configured to receive serialized image data, to change the number of bits of the image data, and to output image data having the changed number of bits,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100079507 - Pixel circuit driving method, light emitting device, and electronic apparatus: Provided is a method of driving a pixel circuit including a light emitting element and a driving transistor which are connected in series, and a storage capacitor disposed between the path between the light emitting element and the driving transistor and the gate of the driving transistor, the method including... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100079508 - Electronic devices with gaze detection capabilities: An electronic device may have gaze detection capabilities that allow the device to detect when a user is looking at the device. The electronic device may implement a power management scheme using the results of gaze detection operations. When the device detects that the user has looked away from the... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20100079509 - Power savings technique for lcd using increased frame inversion rate: A method and system is disclosed for minimizing parasitic losses associated with a liquid crystal display (LCD) of a device. A frame buffer may be used in conjunction with a driver circuitry integrated circuit. The frame buffer may store a set of display values for the LCD so that the... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

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