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20100127954 - Display form factor devices and methods thereof: Disclosed are display form factor devices having a first orientation and a second orientation, such a device including a display screen that is viewable from a plurality of positions. The display screen can be moved with respect to the first orientation and/or the second orientation. The display screen in accordance... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100127956 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device includes a scan driver for sequentially supplying a scan signal through scan lines; a data driver for supplying an initial power through data lines during a first period of a time period when the scan signal is supplied through a corresponding scan line of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100127955 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode, a first transistor configured to control a connection between a first power source and the organic light emitting diode, a second transistor configured to control a connection between a reference power source and the gate electrode of the first transistor, a third... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100127957 - Display device, picture signal processing method, and program: There is provided a display device including a display unit having pixels, each of which includes a luminescence element that individually becomes luminous depending on a current amount and a pixel circuit for controlling a current applied to the luminescence element according to a voltage signal, where the pixels are... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100127958 - On-vehicle display apparatus: To provide an on-vehicle display apparatus which can suppress the limit to the size of a flat display to enhance the marketability. The on-vehicle display apparatus includes a flat display 21b capable of displaying various types of information, a light-transmitting substrate 21a provided on a front-face side of the flat... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100127959 - Color sequential display device: A color sequential liquid crystal display (LCD) device is disclosed in the present invention. The color sequential LCD device includes an LCD panel, a backlight module, an image processing circuit and a timing control circuit. The image processing circuit is utilized for performing image processing on an image data to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100127960 - Liquid crystal display: This document relates to a liquid crystal display capable of improving picture quality by compensating for difference in charge between liquid crystal cells. The liquid crystal display comprises a liquid crystal display panel; a gate driving circuit; a charge difference compensation circuit configured to generate, in a specific gray level... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100127961 - Thin film transistor array panel and method of manufacturing the same: A thin film transistor array panel including a substrate, gate lines formed on the substrate and extending in a first direction, data lines formed on the substrate and extending in a second direction, wherein the data lines cross and are insulated from the gate lines, and thin film transistors each... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100127962 - Liquid crystal display monitor: A liquid crystal display monitor includes a reception end for receiving image signals, a panel, a gate driver coupled to the panel, for driving the panel, a flexible printed circuit (FPC) coupled to the reception end, for transmitting the image signals, and a sequence of source drivers coupled to the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100127963 - Blacklight control device and display apparatus including the same: One embodiment of the present invention discloses a backlight control device that provides PWM control inverters with PWM signals generated in accordance with a dimming level input through a light receiving section that receives infrared light, the inverters causing fluorescent lamps that emit visible light and infrared light to illuminate.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100127964 - Display control apparatus and method, and program: A backlight luminance calculating section (121) finds the backlight luminance of light to be radiated by a backlight, on the basis of the image signal of an image. A subtraction section (142) finds the difference between the backlight luminance from the backlight luminance calculating section (121), and a backlight luminance... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100127965 - Merchandise display device with color-changing surface and method of fabricating the same: A merchandise display device comprising: an electro-optic display member having an effective display area capable of displaying colors or images; a first means for displaying merchandise on or near said effective display area; a second means for providing physical support to said electro-optic display member; and a controller device for... Agent: Jaesang Park Feo Display Co., Ltd.

20100127966 - Method for operating electrophoretic display apparatus, electrophoretic display apparatus, and electronic system: A method for operating an electrophoretic display apparatus including a first substrate; a second substrate; an electrophoretic device being held between the first substrate and the second substrate and containing electrophoretic particles; a first electrode formed on a surface of the first substrate, the surface facing the electrophoretic device; and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100127970 - Information processing system and information processing method: An information processing system includes: a sensor unit that detects the three-dimensional position of an object according to variations of electrostatic capacitances; and a control unit that performs display dependent on the detected three-dimensional position at a position on a display unit determined with positions in directions orthogonal to a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100127971 - Methods of rendering graphical images: Methods for defining the complexity and priority of graphics rendering in mobile devices based upon various physical states and factors related to the mobile system including those measured and sensed by the mobile device, such as position, pointing direction and vibration rate, are disclosed and described. In particular, a handheld... Agent: Thomas Ellenby Geovector Corp.

20100127967 - Mobile user interface with energy harvesting: A mobile user interface with energy harvesting is presented. In one embodiment, the mobile user interface comprises a striker, a piezoelectronic element to generate electric energy in response to being struck by the striker under control of an elastic mechanism, and a transmitter coupled to use the electric energy to... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100127968 - Multi-process interactive systems and methods: A multi-process interactive system is described. The system includes numerous processes running on a processing device. The processes include separable program execution contexts of application programs, such that each application program comprises at least one process. The system translates events of each process into data capsules. A data capsule includes... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20100127969 - Non-contact input electronic device and method thereof: A non-contact input electronic device and a method thereof are disclosed. The non-contact input electronic device includes a display module, sensors and a control module. A plurality of sensors are disposed around the display module, respectively, to sense a non-contact input motion. The control module is coupled to the sensors,... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100127972 - Cursor control: n

20100127974 - Data inspecting device and method: A data inspecting device displays each of a plurality of data individually indicated as a mark which can be reproduced by a reproducing element and which has a length, so that the data inspecting device makes it possible to inspect a plurality of the data. The data inspecting device is... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100127973 - Display systems: This invention relates to methods, apparatus and computer program code for television and other display systems and, in particular, to improved methods of navigating around a screen display of such a system. A method of navigating a marker between regions of a screen display using a set of direction keys... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.

20100127977 - Pointing device, electronic device and operation method thereof: An operation method for a pointing device includes steps as follows. A present mode is provided. The present mode is set to a first mode, in which a cursor is displayed on a screen. The cursor is moved according to a control signal from the pointing device. When a switch... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100127976 - System and method for lighting device selection: Methods, devices (such as computer readable media), and systems (such as computer systems) for providing an interactive display that allows a user to view a lighting effect provided by a lighting device in a display comprising a rendition of an environment incorporating the lighting device.... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

20100127975 - Touch-sensitive pointing device with guiding lines: A touchpad-or touch screen-based device has a touch-sensitive sensor surface and can generate electrical and/or optical signals dependent on the placement and/or movement of a finger physically contacting the sensor surface. The sensor surface comprises a corrugated surface in at least one sub-area, thereby providing a user with two modes... Agent: David A. Guerra International Patent Group, LLC

20100127979 - Input device: Provided is an input device that may sense a touch and a motion, generate a sensing signal with respect to the sensed touch and motion, generate an input signal based on the sensing signal, and transmit the input signal to a display device. The display device may control an object... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100127978 - Pointing device housed in a writing device: A method for controlling a pointing icon in a computer, including the steps of (A) establishing a wireless connection between a pointing device and the computer, (B) generating directional information through one or more three dimensional movements of the pointing device, (C) transmitting the directional information from the pointing device... Agent: Christopher P Maiorana, PC Lsi Corporation

20100127982 - Apparatus for processing input data: An apparatus for processing input data by means of instructions and outputting the processed data, comprising a central data processing unit, memory means in which the instructions are stored, data input means for inputting the data, and data output means for outputting the processed data, wherein said data input means... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100127985 - Input device with forward/backward control: In a computer system having a display and a keyboard, a computer readable medium includes instructions for invoking a message hook procedure based on a mouse message indicative of a mouse event. Instructions also provide for identifying at least one focus application that has a current keyboard focus and of... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20100127981 - Method for the situation-adapted documentation of structured data: This invention describes a method for providing a subsequently revised input form, in which a prediction system selects at least one input form out of a number of input forms and displays them for the user to select.... Agent: Smyrski Law Group, A Professional Corporation

20100127980 - Mode-changeable slim mouse: A mode-changeable slim mouse includes a mouse body, a battery box casing and a connecting mechanism. Via the connecting mechanism, the battery box casing is connected to the mouse body and rotatable with respect to the mouse body. By rotating the battery box casing to different positions with respect to... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100127984 - Mouse device with ultraviolet for disinfection: A mouse device with ultraviolet for disinfection is disclosed. The mouse device with ultraviolet for disinfection comprises a mouse device, a light directing layer disposed on an outer surface of the mouse device, and at least one lighting object disposed on the light directing layer and emitting ultraviolet rays outwardly... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100127983 - Pressure augmented mouse: The use of a uni-pressure and dual-pressure augmented mouse permits users to simultaneously control cursor positions as well as multiple levels of discrete action modes for common desktop application tasks. One, two or more independent pressure sensors can be mounted onto several locations on the body of the mouse. Various... Agent: Ade & Company Inc.

20100127986 - Calibration method of projection effect: The present invention provides a calibration method of projection effect. The calibration method of projection effect according to the invention comprises the following steps. The first, step (a) is performed to make an optical navigation system move along a predetermined trace relative to an object plane. Then, step (b) is... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20100127989 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, information processing system and information processing program: An information processing apparatus includes: a key operation section that has one or more operation keys arranged planarly, and outputs a key operation output corresponding to an operation of an operation key; a sensor that outputs a detection output corresponding to a distance of a detection target, spatially separated from... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100127988 - Key input device and character input method using center key: The present invention relates to a character input device and method using a plurality of center keys and a plurality of space keys. The present invention provides a character input device and method having a center key located at its central part and a plurality of peripheral keys located at... Agent: Lrk Patent Law Firm

20100127987 - Thwarting screen logging of keypad in a web-based form: Characters on an on-screen keypad are hidden once a cursor is placed over the keypad. This prevents any spyware from screen logging the key selection as the characters on the keypad are not visible at the moment a key is selected. The keys of the keypad are optionally color-coded to... Agent: Patent Law Group LLP

20100127990 - Apparatus and method for keypad of portable terminal: An apparatus and method for a keypad of a portable terminal are provided. The keypad apparatus includes a top unit, a bottom unit, and a control unit. The top unit has numerals and characters printed on the top of the keypad. The bottom unit includes a keypad connection unit having... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100127999 - Apparatus and method of providing fingertip haptics of visual information using electro-active polymer for image display device: A method of providing fingertip haptics of visual information for an image display device is provided. The method includes outputting a detecting signal of a user's finger contacting a touch panel; moving an electro-active polymer to a first point of contact of the user's finger on the touch panel by... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100127997 - Device and method for providing a user interface: A device and method for providing a user interface using information is provided. The device includes a display unit, a sensor and a controller. The display unit displays at least one graphic user interface (GUI). The sensor generate sa sensor signal according to a user's finger touch input. The controller... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100127996 - In-vehicle device, remote control system, and remote control method: To provide an in-vehicle device including a layout-information acquiring unit, a relating unit, a combination display unit, a converting unit, and an output-signal transmitting unit. The layout-information acquiring unit acquires layout information of input keys of the portable terminal device. The relating unit relates each input key included in the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100127994 - Layout method for operation key group in portable terminal apparatus and portable terminal apparatus for carrying out the layout method: A layout method for an operation key group in a portable terminal apparatus 1 that displays an operation key group on a display unit 4 to perform input operation via a touch panel 5, the layout method including: determining, on the basis of user operation for drawing a line figure... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100127993 - Liquid crystal display apparatus with touch input function: A liquid crystal display apparatus with touch input function includes a display unit coupling to a first scanning line, a touch transistor, a touch-sensing device, and a touch-detecting circuit coupling to a sensing line. The touch transistor includes a gate coupling to a second scanning line, a first terminal, and... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100127998 - Method and device for releasing lock function of mobile terminal: A method and device for releasing a lock function of an input device of a mobile terminal are provided. The method of releasing a lock function of an input device of a mobile terminal includes detecting a user's input, determining whether the lock function of the input device is set,... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100127992 - Multi-touch active display keyboard: The present invention relates to flexible resistive touch screen components. In particular, to a flexible resistive touch screen component that incorporates flexible resistive touch screen technology beneath a flexible display. The present invention provides a touch sensitive display device comprising a display fabricated on a flexible substrate, the display having... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100127991 - Pictorial methods for application selection and activation: Methods and devices provide a quick and intuitive method to launch a specific application, dial a number or send a message by drawing a pictorial key, symbol or shape on a computing device touchscreen, touchpad or other touchsurface. A shape drawn on a touchsurface is compared to one or more... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100127995 - System and method for differentiating between intended and unintended user input on a touchpad: A method and system for differentiating between intended user input and inadvertent or incidental contact with a touchpad is herein disclosed. When a user engages the touchpad, sensors on the touchpad are activated and generate touch sensor signals. Based on the pattern of engaged sensors, a hand pattern can be... Agent: Gregory A. Stobbs

20100128001 - Touch panel and method for producing the same: A touch panel and a method of producing the touch panel are provided in which a touch panel having a gap between two transparent substrates that is uniform in a plane can stably be obtained by setting a gap between the two transparent substrates in an area where a wiring... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100128000 - Touch sensing substrate and touch sensing liquid crystal display: A touch sensing substrate includes a substrate, first and second sensing series, a first dielectric layer, first and second dummy sensing series, a second dielectric layer, and a common electrode. The first sensing series are electrically insulated from each other, and so are the second sensing series. The first and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100128002 - Touch-sensitive display method and apparatus: A portable electronic device comprises at least one force sensor configured to generate a force signal based at least in part on a force applied to a touch-sensitive display and a processor configured to receive the force signal and to provide a feedback signal when the force exceeds a force... Agent: Research In Motion Corp./q&b Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100128004 - Image pickup device, display-and-image-pickup device, electronic apparatus and method of detecting an object: An image pickup device capable of stably detecting an object irrespective of use conditions while reducing manufacturing costs is provided. When illumination light from a backlight 15 is emitted to a proximity object from an I/O display panel 20, an electric charge for charging is accumulated in each of image... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100128003 - Light pipe array lens, optical finger navigation device with the lens and method for making the device: An optical finger navigation device and method for making the device uses a light pipe array lens, which includes an array of light pipes formed in a monolithic block of material. The light pipe array lens is configured to function similarly to a fiber bundle lens to transmit light through... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100128006 - Optical waveguide and optical touch panel: An optical waveguide 30 having a bending groove 34 parallel to two long sides of a rectangular shape thereof. The optical waveguide 30 is bent along the bending groove 34 so as to come into close contact with a frame of an optical touch panel. This makes it possible to... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100128005 - Touch panel by optics unit sensor: There is provided the touch panel by optics unit sensor that realizes one system of touch panel in all view angles, that is, from a small touch region to a large touch region, prevents a scratch from affecting on the surface of the display panel forming the touch region, enables... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100128007 - Accelerometer guided processing unit: Described herein is a computing device for running an application that requires graphics and/or video processing capabilities. The computing device includes a display device, an accelerometer, and a processing unit. The application running on the computing device is configured to provide image data corresponding to an image for display on... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Amd

20100128008 - Register circuit and display driving circuit having the same: Provided is a register circuit including a timing circuit controlled by an external control signal to receive an external timing signal and then to transmit a first timing signal and a second timing signal, wherein the first timing signal and the second timing signal have phases inverse to each other;... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100128009 - Display driver circuit, display device, and display driving method: One embodiment of the present invention includes: a gate line drive circuit that outputs, in a horizontal scanning period which is sequentially allocated to each one of rows, a gate signal for turning on the switching element on one row; a source bus line drive circuit that outputs a source... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100128010 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display device (1) includes: a liquid crystal display panel (10) in which a liquid crystal layer (13) is provided between an active matrix substrate (11) and a counter substrate (12); and a backlight (20) which emits light toward the liquid crystal display panel (10). A peripheral region... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100128011 - Apparatus and method for driving electro-optical device, the electro-optical device, and an electronic apparatus: An apparatus for driving an electro-optical device is disclosed. The apparatus includes a plurality of scanning lines, a plurality of data lines that intersect the plurality of scanning lines, and are divided so that the neighboring data lines form another group of data lines, a plurality of pixels provided to... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100128012 - Display device,it's driving circuit, and driving method: One embodiment of the present invention discloses a display device which can use a display element having a relatively large difference between a minimum gradation voltage and a maximum gradation voltage. A first selection period and a second selection period are included in a period (a scanning signal line selection... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100128015 - Electrowetting element, display device and control system: The present invention relates to an electrowetting element for a display device, a display device and a control system for controlling at least one electrowetting element. The electrowetting element comprises: a radiation valve comprising a first fluid and a second fluid immiscible with the first fluid, wherein the first and... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC

20100128016 - Lighting device for cold-cathode tube and control method thereof: A lighting device for a cold-cathode tube includes an inverter that supplies a current through the cold-cathode tube, an operation portion through which a luminance adjustment is performed, an inverter control circuit that controls the inverter in accordance with a luminance adjustment value adjusted through the operation portion so as... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100128014 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode; a first transistor for supplying current to the organic light emitting diode; a second transistor coupled between a gate electrode of the first transistor and a data line, the second transistor for supplying a data signal from the data line to the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100128013 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device is provided. The plasma display device can reduce the capacity of a pass switch necessary for various driving circuits for applying various driving signals to a plasma display panel (PDP) and can thus contribute to the reduction of the manufacturing cost. In addition, the plasma display... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100128018 - Display panel driving voltage output circuit: A driving voltage output circuit for a matrix display panel includes high-side voltage followers and low-side voltage followers. Each voltage follower includes a differential input stage, a control stage, and an output stage. The differential input stage receives non-inverting and inverting inputs and produces first and second potentials. The control... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100128019 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged on a substrate in a matrix, a source driver circuit to supply source signals to source lines connected to each pixel arranged in a column direction and a gate driver circuit to supply gate signals to respective gate lines... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100128017 - Plasma display device: An image signal processing circuit of a plasma display device includes an image data replacement circuit for replacing image data for a predetermined subfield with image data having less power consumption in a data electrode drive circuit; a power calculating circuit for calculating power consumption in the data electrode drive... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100128020 - Multi-panel display device and method of driving the same: A multi-panel display device and a method of driving the same, which can simplify a driving circuit for driving multiple flat panel display devices, thereby decreasing the fabrication cost, are disclosed. In the device configured of an alignment of multiple flat panel display devices for representing a single image, the... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100128021 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: The present invention provides a pixel comprising: organic light emitting diodes emitting corresponding to the amount of a driving current; a first transistor whose first electrode is coupled to a first power supply, second electrode is coupled to the organic light emitting diodes, and gate is coupled to a first... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100128022 - Power supply circuit of display device and display device using the same: Provided are a power supply circuit and a display device which are capable of enhancing power efficiency even when applied to a display panel whose current consumption varies. The power supply circuit boosts and outputs an input voltage using a booster chopper circuit. A frequency control circuit changes a frequency... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100128026 - Display panel driving apparatus: A display panel driving apparatus supplies pixel driving potentials corresponding to pixel data to the source lines of a display panel. The pixels are located at the intersections of the source lines and a set of scanning lines. For each pixel, the driving potentials are alternately positive and negative with... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100128027 - Display panel driving voltage output circuit: A driving voltage output circuit for a matrix display panel includes high-side voltage followers and low-side voltage followers. Each voltage follower includes a differential input stage, a control stage, and an output stage. First and second transistors in the differential input stage receive non-inverting and inverting inputs and produce first... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100128023 - Driving device and driving method of plasma display panel and plasma display device: Any of first and second sub-field configurations is selected. In the first sub-field configuration, a width of a write pulse of a sub-field with a lowest display luminance is not more than widths of write pulses of the other sub-fields. In the second sub-field configuration, the width of the write... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100128028 - Method of driving a display panel, and display apparatus for performing the method: Disclosed is a method of driving a display panel, which includes a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines, a first pixel column electrically connected to an N-th gate line and a second pixel column electrically connected to an (N+1)-th gate line adjacent to the N-th gate line... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100128024 - Method of driving a light source, display apparatus for performing the method and method of driving the display apparatus: In method of individually driving a plurality of light-emitting blocks of a light source module providing light to a display panel including a unit pixel, luminance of a first light-emitting block corresponding to a first image block that includes an out of gamut (OOG) data among a plurality of image... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100128025 - Method of manufacturing and driving ocb liquid crystal panel: A method of manufacturing and driving an optically compensated birefringence (OCB) mode liquid crystal (LC) panel is provided. In the method, the OCB LC panel is applied which is characterized that a closed structure region with HAN, VA or Bend property is around a display region of the OCB LC... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100128031 - Chat terminal device and chat system: A terminal device including a module that receives from a chat sever chat data including comment sentence text data and positional information on an object placed on a chat canvas and stores it in a memory, a module that projects an object placed on the chat canvas to a screen... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100128029 - Processing of a desired image having a dimension not equaling powers of 2 in a swizzled representation: Reducing computational requirements when processing in a swizzled representation, an image portion having a dimension not equaling powers of 2. In an embodiment, the pixels of a source image are stored in a memory in a sequence determined by a swizzled representation. Data indicating boundaries of the image portion of... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100128032 - Rendering apparatus for cylindrical object and rendering method therefor: A rendering apparatus for performing rendering of cylindrical objects includes: a data input unit image transmitting rendering data of individuals of the cylindrical objects which are classified by thickness when three dimensional model data of the cylindrical objects is input; a first rendering unit for performing an alpha line rendering... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100128030 - Triangulation processing systems and methods: Triangulation processing systems and methods are provided. The system includes a vertex buffer, an angle calculator, an ear calculator, and a triangle selector. The vertex buffer includes a plurality of storage units to store information of a plurality of vertices of a polygon. Each storage unit has an indicator including... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100128033 - Conformance model: Among various methods, systems, and apparatuses, a number of methods are provided for forming a 3D conformance model of a particular portion of a subject's anatomy using 3D digitized imaging data and a rapid prototyping technique. One such a method includes distinguishing at least one particular structural feature associated with... Agent: Brooks, Cameron & Huebsch , PLLC

20100128034 - Apparatus and method for processing three dimensional image on multi-layer display: An apparatus and method of processing three-dimensional (3D) images on a multi-layer display may generate virtual depth information based on original depth information, and display 3D images having various depth values using the generated virtual depth information. Also, the apparatus and method may appropriately provide color information to each of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100128035 - Methods, systems, and data structures for generating a rasterizer: Methods, systems and data structures produce a rasterizer. A graphical state is detected on a machine architecture. The graphical state is used for assembling a shell rasterizer. The machine architecture is used for selecting replacement logic that replaces portions of shell logic in the shell rasterizer. The machine architecture is... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100128036 - Electronic stool subtraction using quadratic regression and intelligent morphology: An improved method for processing image voxel data representative of 3-dimensional images of a colon to remove the effects of tagged stool. The method uses parabolic curve intensity-gradient models at a transition between two material types as a function of the fraction of the two materials for each of a... Agent: Faegre & Benson LLP Patent Docketing - Intellectual Property 23/24

20100128037 - Method and apparatus for aggregating light sources per-vertex in computer graphics: A method for use in computer graphics includes establishing a surface that is represented by at least one polygon that includes a plurality of vertices, establishing one or more light sources that are configured to illuminate the surface, and computing an aggregate light source position for each vertex of the... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100128038 - Method and apparatus for interpolating color and direction as one entity in computer graphics: A method for use in computer graphics includes establishing a surface that is represented by at least one polygon that includes a plurality of vertices, establishing one or more light sources that are configured to illuminate the surface, for each vertex of the polygon, computing at least one vector quantity... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100128039 - Image data processing method, image sensor, and integrated circuit: An image data processing method includes obtaining pixel data from a pixel array and generating image data by rearranging the pixel data.... Agent: Ip & T Law Firm PLC

20100128040 - Project timeline visualization methods and systems: Methods, systems, and computer readable storage mediums for presenting project information are disclosed. Project information may be presented by receiving electronic planning information associated with a project, the planning information including project resource data, transforming the received electronic planning information into a graphical representation of the received electronic planning information... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100128041 - Generation of constrained voronoi grid in a plane: A method for generating constrained Voronoi grids in a plane with internal features and boundaries is disclosed. The disclosed method generally includes approximation of internal features and boundaries with polylines based on plane geometry. Protected polygons or points are generated around the polylines, and Delaunay triangulation of protected points or... Agent: Exxonmobil Upstream Research Company

20100128042 - System and method for creating and displaying an animated flow of text and other media from an input of conventional text: A system and method for generating and displaying text on a screen as an animated flow from a digital input of conventional text. The Invention divides text into short-scan lines of coherent semantic value that progressively animate from invisible to visible and back to invisible. Multiple line displays are frequent.... Agent: Mark J. Pandiscio Pandiscio & Pandiscio, P.C.

20100128043 - Information processing device, display switching method and program: There is provided an information processing device including: a light emitting unit to supply light to an operating means mounted on an IC card, the operating means being capable of switching display contents on a display unit of the IC card by a potential difference occurring due to photoelectric conversion;... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100128044 - Data processing circuit and display using the same: A data processing circuit for driving a display panel is provided. The data processing circuit includes a main control circuit and a display driver. The main control circuit includes a processor for providing N*M pieces of image data. The display driver includes a display controller, a frame buffer and a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100128045 - Display control apparatus, display control method, and program therefor: A display control apparatus causing an image corresponding to image data having been written into a front buffer to be displayed on a display includes a decoder decoding encoded image data and writing the decoded image data into a back buffer in groups of pieces of image data of a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100128047 - Commodity sales data processing apparatus and control method therefor: A commodity sales data processing apparatus including a display unit configured to display various kinds of information includes an angle-of-field setting unit configured to set an angle of field of a display screen of the display unit to a first angle of field or a second angle of field narrower... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100128048 - Commodity sales data processing apparatus and control method therefor: A commodity sales data processing apparatus including a display unit configured to display various kinds of information includes an angle-of-field setting unit configured to set an angle of field of a display screen of the display unit to a first angle of field or a second angle of field narrower... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100128046 - Parallel poisson disk sampling: Stochastic sample sets with blue noise statistical characteristics are obtained by subdividing a sample domain into cells and drawing samples concurrently from multiple cells which are sufficiently far apart that their samples cannot conflict one another. Cells are traversed in various orders for sampling, such as scanline, grid-partition-plus-scanline, random-partition, random-with-multi-resolution,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100128051 - Backlight device, backlight control method, and liquid crystal display device: o

20100128050 - Color correction method and related device for liquid crystal display: A color correction method for liquid crystal displays (LCDs) is provided to eliminate crosstalk among color channels of the LCDs in the present invention. The color correction method includes steps of utilizing a channel-dependent Gain-Offset-Gamma (GOG) model to characterize a non-linear Electro-Optical Transfer Function (EOTF) of the LCDs in which... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100128054 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A display control apparatus controlling luminous intensity in a display screen so that luminous intensity of the display screen displayed at a first frame rate is higher than luminous intensity of the display screen displayed at a second frame rate that is higher than the first frame rate. The display... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100128052 - Method and apparatus for calibrating a color temperature of a projector: A method and apparatus for calibrating a color temperature of a projector that creates a light of a desired color by mixing primary lights. The method includes setting target values for the mixed light, measuring color coordinate values for the primary lights, calculating the target brightness values for the primary... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100128049 - Method and system for visualizing monochromatic images in color hue: A method and system for visualizing monochromatic images in color hue is disclosed herewith. The method comprises: obtaining an optimal monochromatic color wavelength corresponding to an effective light level, the effective light level being identified with reference to an ambient light level and a monitor light level. The monochromatic color... Agent: Peter Vogel Ge Healthcare

20100128053 - Method of calcuating correction value and display device: A method of calculating a correction value used when signal value correction is performed with respect to an image signal supplied to a display panel includes setting a target luminance value, which is not uniform in an overall surface of the display panel, as a target luminance value of one... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100128055 - Method of color mapping from non-convex source gamut into non-convex target gamut: m

20100128056 - Display interface and display method for on screen display: A display interface for on screen display is disclosed. The display interface comprises a pattern and a layer with black and transparent background. When an on screen display (OSD) is activated, the pattern corresponding to the OSD is displayed, the black and transparent background is rendered, and radiative transition effect... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20100128058 - Image viewing apparatus and method: Image browsing device and method for displaying a list so that the viewers can efficiently grasp the contents of a lot of images. The image browsing device includes an image classifying unit, a representative color extracting unit, and a representative color layout unit, and further includes a shooting date/time obtaining... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100128057 - System and method for color correction between displays with and without average picture dependency: A system and method for compensating for average brightness dependency (ABD) differences between displays with and without average brightness dependency (ABD) includes color correcting source picture content on a reference display to output color corrected picture content. In addition, an ABD simulation process uses the color corrected picture content to... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100128059 - Decompression system and method for dct-base compressed graphic data with transparent attribute: A decompression system for DCT-base compressed graphic data with transparent attribute includes a memory to store a compressed graphic data and a compressed mask data; a controller to read the compressed graphic data and the compressed mask data out of the memory; a first decompressor to decompress the compressed graphic... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100128060 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method for restraining a bright point: A sheet presence detecting apparatus includes a plurality of dots including a control area whose display state can be controlled and at least one dot with a bright point including the control area whose display state is controlled to be in an always black state and a bright point area... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100128062 - Multi-process interactive systems and methods: A multi-process interactive system is described. The system includes numerous processes running on a processing device. The processes include separable program execution contexts of application programs, such that each application program comprises at least one process. The system translates events of each process into data capsules. A data capsule includes... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20100128061 - Parallel computation of computationally expensive parameter changes: One embodiment of the invention sets forth a graphics application configured to generate previews of a graphics object when a configurable parameter is modified. A computation engine computes the result of the modified parameter value and determines a set of additional parameter values based on configurable meta-data. The computation engine... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100128063 - Rendering for improved diagnostic image consistency: A networked system for rendering diagnostic image data for display has at least one diagnostic imaging apparatus that obtains digital image data for a patient and is in communication with a computer network. At least one consistency control module executes at a networked processor and is operatively responsive to a... Agent: Carestream Health, Inc.

20100128067 - Automatic gamma correction of input source content: Gamma information extracted from an input source is utilized to correct display gammas. Adjustment of display parameters is performed automatically based on the gamma information and obtained display characterization information. One instance utilizes gamma information such as, for example, gain, offset, and gamma, to automatically determine a corresponding brightness and/or... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100128064 - Display color control: A Red, Green, Blue Light Emitting Device (RGB LED) backlight color control system includes an RGB LED backlight comprising a red LED, a green LED, and a blue LED. A driving current regulator is coupled to each of the red LED, the green LED, and the blue LED. A backlight... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100128065 - Driving method and display utilizing the same: A display including a scan driver, a data driver, a first pixel, and a second pixel is disclosed. The scan driver provides a first scan signal and a second scan signal. The data driver provides a data signal. The first pixel receives the first scan signal and displays a first... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100128066 - Image display method and apparatus: The plurality of bit strings constituting the indicative data D defining multiple intensity levels are divided into the first bit group including a plurality of bits and the second bit group including a plurality of bits except the bits included in the first bit group, and they are alternately supplied... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100128070 - Lighting device for display device and display device: A lighting device for a display device includes a light source and a chassis arranged to cover the light source. The light source includes a high voltage area to be subjected to relatively high voltage, and a low voltage area to be subjected to relatively low voltage. The chassis includes... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100128068 - Method and apparatus for calibrating the brightness of the carbon nanotube display: A drive circuit of a carbon nanotube display (CNDP) used to drive at least a pixel of a CNDP is provided, having an output stage and a calibration device. The output stage is coupled to the pixel and controlled by a pixel signal to switch the pixel between a high... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100128069 - Method of assembling displays on substrates: Various embodiments of methods and systems for designing and constructing displays from multiple light-modulating elements are disclosed. Display elements having different light-modulating and self-assembling characteristics may be used during display assembly and operation.... Agent: Iv - Suiter Swantz PC Llo

20100128071 - System and method for fully-automatically aligning quality of image: A system and a method for fully-automatically aligning the quality of image are provided. The system and the method process the video signal provided by the Video Graphic Array (VGA) display card of the computer host through the multi-sync display itself, so as to achieve the purpose of fully-automatically aligning... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

  
05/20/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20100123644 - Apparatus incorporating an electronic display: Apparatus comprises an electronic display, a processor coupled to the electronic display and configured by software to divide the electronic display into first and second display portions, a frame member including at least two surround members and a divider member. The frame member is secured adjacent the electronic display so... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100123643 - Handheld device with secondary screen for soft key descriptors: A handheld electronic device, including a first device including a keypad including at least one soft key, the functionalities of the at least one soft key being indicated by corresponding at least one soft key descriptor, and a second device, insertable within the first device, including a processor for operating... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20100123645 - Unified network of disparate display networks: A unified network of disparate display networks for displaying content provided by content providers through a service provider. Properties of disparate display network providers are defined by a service provider. Contents are then received from content providers. Further, the contents are filtered according to a set of predefined criteria and... Agent: Evergreen Valley Law Group

20100123646 - Handheld device with a user interface: A handheld device has a first body part with a first user interface element and a second body part with a second user interface element, and a link mechanism configured to interconnect the first body part and the second body part movably by a user between a first configuration and... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100123647 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes: a display panel including gate lines, data lines and pixels; a gate driver connected to the gate lines and which transmits a first gate signal and a second gate signal to the gate lines; and a data driver connected to the data lines and which transmits... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100123649 - Compensated drive signal for electroluminescent display: Compensation is performed for initial nonuniformity or aging of drive transistors and electroluminescent (EL) emitters in 3T1C EL subpixels of an EL display, such as an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display. A readout transistor connected to the EL emitter is used to readout the voltage of the emitter and compensation... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100123650 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device used for connecting to a remote server includes an identification module, a signal transceiver module, an electro-phoretic display (EPD) and a power supply module. The signal transceiver module is used for transmitting an identified data received by the identification module to the remote server and receiving... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100123648 - Tonescale compression for electroluminescent display: A method for controlling an electroluminescent display to produce an image for display that has reduced luminance to reduce burn-in on the display while maintaining visible contrast, includes providing the electroluminescent (EL) display having a plurality of EL emitters, the luminance of the light produced by each EL emitter being... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100123651 - Method for dimming electroluminescent display: A method for controlling an electroluminescent display to produce first and second images for display wherein the second image has reduced luminance to reduce burn-in on the display, includes providing the electroluminescent (EL) display having a plurality of EL emitters, the luminance of the light produced by each EL emitter... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100123652 - Liquid crystal display and liquid crystal display panel thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and an LCD panel thereof are provided. The structure of the pixel array of the present LCD panel is the half source driving (HSD) structure, and by which skillfully layout the coupled relationship between each pixel and each data line, and thereupon the present LCD... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100123653 - Apparatus for providing grayscale voltages and display device using the same: An apparatus for providing grayscale voltages and a display device using the same are provided. The display device includes a grayscale voltage provider that provides grayscale voltages using a first reference voltage and a second reference voltage in accordance with a selection signal. A data driver applies data voltages to... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100123654 - Liquid crystal display device: To suppress a malfunction of a circuit due to deterioration in a transistor. In a transistor which continuously outputs signals having certain levels (e.g., L-level signals) in a pixel or a circuit, the direction of current flowing through the transistor is changed (inverted). That is, by changing the level of... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100123657 - Information processing apparatus, processing method thereof, and computer-readable storage medium: An information processing apparatus executes a variety of processing operations in accordance with a user's operation detected by an operation detection device. The apparatus generates a data set from a data group in accordance with a predetermined condition. The apparatus determines the content of processing corresponding to the motion detected... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100123656 - Method and device for inputting force intensity and rotation intensity based on motion sensing: Provided is an input device for operating in a three-dimensional space and inputting user instructions. The input device includes a first operation unit that calculates a first rotation angle in a coordinate system independent of the attitude of the device based on the output value of a first sensor, a... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100123655 - Optical trace detecting module: An optical trace detecting module is disposed in a computer input device. The computer input device is able to displace on a plane relatively, and has a light-pervious plate used for an object to contact with and move on a surface thereof. The optical trace detecting module includes a circuit... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100123659 - In-air cursor control: Embodiments related to in-air cursor control solutions are disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a method of moving a cursor on a display. The method comprises receiving an external motion signal from an image sensor that is external to a handheld cursor control device, receiving an internal motion signal... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100123660 - Method and device for inputting a user's instructions based on movement sensing: Provided is a user instruction input device operating in a three-dimensional space. The user instruction input device includes a first sensor that senses the angular rate of the device centering on at least one axis, a second sensor that senses the acceleration of the device at least for one direction,... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100123658 - Portable communication device having a touch-sensitive input device with non-linear active areas: A portable communication device includes a touch-sensitive input device that is configured to include a substantially V-shaped active area. The portable communication device is configured to facilitate character selection and navigation by sensing the user's thumb position on and movement along the substantially V-shaped active area. The portable communication device... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100123661 - Slide presentation system and method of performing the same: A slide presentation system and a method of performing the same which are capable of providing a real-time interaction among conference presenter and attendees are disclosed. When a projector projects at least one slide to as map a screened image generated from a host, an image identifying unit identifies a... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100123662 - Method and apparatus for providing a user interface on a mobile device: An approach provides for a user interface on a mobile device. A keystroke combination is detected between at least a modification key and a particular key of a keypad. An associated input is determined based on the step of detecting. The modification key is included on a first face of... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

20100123664 - Method for operating user interface based on motion sensor and a mobile terminal having the user interface: The present invention relates to a method of operating a user interface (UI) based on a motion sensor and a mobile terminal using the same. The method of operating a UI of a mobile terminal including a touch sensor and a motion sensor includes identifying an input of a mode... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100123663 - Wireless keyboard base and portable electronic device: A wireless keyboard base includes a base, a wireless keyboard and a plurality of magnets. The base has a groove to accommodate an edge of an electronic device. The wireless keyboard is disposed on the base and has a wireless communication module to exchange information data with the electronic device.... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100123665 - Displays for mobile devices that detect user inputs using touch and tracking of user input objects: A mobile device includes a touch-sensitive display screen including an array of electromagnetic radiation detectors. The array of electromagnetic radiation detectors is configured to generate an image of a user input object when the user input object is spaced apart from the display, and the touch-sensitive display is further configured... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100123668 - Interactive and programmable media sign and graphical user interface for casino games: An interactive and programmable media sign and graphical user interface for casino games is described. In one implementation, the media sign provides displayable content, such as a game logo, casino banner, and betting limits that can be edited through the same touch screen display that provides the display surface. The... Agent: Digideal Corporation

20100123672 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device includes: a substrate; an organic light emitting unit on the substrate; a sealing substrate sealing the organic light emitting unit; and a touch panel on the sealing substrate, and configured for polarizing light, wherein the touch panel includes a first film on the sealing... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100123667 - Touch input device, portable device using the same and method of controlling the same: Provided are a touch input device capable of acquiring information on whether a pointing object touches a touch panel, information on a touch point of the pointing object touching the touch panel and information on the magnitude of touch force of the pointing object and a method of controlling the... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.

20100123674 - Touch panel: A touch panel including at least a first sensing string and at least a second sensing string is provided. The first sensing string arranged in a first direction includes first sensing pads electrically connecting with each other and at least a first connecting pattern. The first connecting patterns are located... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100123671 - Touch panel and method for making the same: A touch panel includes a transparent base board, a mesh-shaped sensor portion formed on the base board and made of piezoelectric materials, a mesh-shaped black matrix formed on the sensor portion; and a pixel portion formed on portions of the base board exposed from the sensor portion and the black... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100123670 - Touch screen sensor: A two-dimensional touch sensor comprising a plurality of electrodes arranged in a mesh pattern on a substrate. Each electrode is formed by interconnected metal traces, the metal being intrinsically opaque, but the metal traces being sufficiently narrow to be practically invisible. The metal traces have a width less than or... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100123675 - Touch sensor: A touch sensor includes a substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface, and a transparent conductive layer disposed on the second surface of the substrate. The transparent conductive layer is disposed in a pattern so that the transparent conductive layer includes a plurality of... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20100123673 - Touch type electrophoretic display device: A touch type electrophoretic display device includes: a first substrate on which a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines cross to define a plurality of pixels; a plurality of sensing signal lines formed to be parallel to the data lines on the first substrate; a plurality... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100123666 - User-modifiable casing for portable communication devices: The invention relates to a casing for a portable communication device, comprising at least one layer of an electrical conducting material adapted to change its appearance. The layer is connected to an outer surface of the casing. A control unit is adapted to receive an input signal and as a... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100123669 - Wireless communication terminal and method for displaying image data: A wireless communication terminal is provided. The wireless communication terminal includes a display that includes a touch screen configured to recognize touch inputs; a memory configured to store image data; and a controller configured to communicate with the memory, the display, and the touch screen. The controller is further configured... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100123676 - Dual input keypad for a portable electronic device: A keypad input device includes a plurality of dual-input keys. One input is a capacitive input that may sense an input instrument proximate the key. The other input is a tactile input that responds to physical pressing of the key. The capacitive input typically may be used for navigation type... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100123679 - Input module with capacitance sensors, method for manufacturing the input module and method for constructing algorithm for processing touch input applied to the input module: Disclosed herein are a mouse with capacitance sensors, a method for manufacturing the mouse and a method for constructing an algorithm for processing an input corresponding to force applied by a user's finger to the mouse. The mouse with capacitance sensors includes a bottom plate having a center point, a... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100123680 - Sensing electrode layer and display panel: A display panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, and a display medium. The display medium is sandwiched between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first substrate has a pixel array. The second substrate includes first sensing electrodes arranged in a first direction and second sensing electrodes... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100123678 - Touch input device and method of acquiring contact location and intensity of force using the same: The present invention relates to a touch input device and a method of acquiring a contact location and the intensity of force using the same. The touch input device may include a touch panel with which a pointing object is brought in contact, a location-processing unit for receiving a signal... Agent: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP

20100123682 - Touch panel: A touch panel 30 of the present invention comprises: a light-emitting sided-optical waveguide 33; a light-receiving sided-optical waveguide 34; and an electromagnetic induction-type digitizer 36. In the touch panel of the present invention, a position coordinate is recognized using an electronic pen by an electromagnetic induction-type digitizer 36 when high... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100123681 - Touch panel and touch display panel: A touch panel and a touch display panel are provided. The touch panel includes a substrate on which a touch layer and a color filter layer are disposed. The touch layer includes touch electrodes, signal lines, and a shielding layer. Each signal line is electrically connected only to one touch... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100123677 - User interfaces and associated apparatus and methods: Apparatus comprising one or more inputs configured to receive a configurable control signal from a configurable signal generator; and a non-calibrated touch input signal from a touch sensor. Said non-calibrated touch input signal generated by detecting both internal and external forces applied to the touch sensor. The apparatus also comprises... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100123684 - Sensing circuit, display device, and electronic apparatus: A sensing circuit includes: a data generating section for generating data representing the amount of light received by a plurality of optical detection circuits, which are provided in a detection region, for each unit period on the basis of detection signals output from the plurality of optical detection circuits; a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100123683 - Waveguard touch panel: A method and apparatus are provided for detecting activation of a touch panel (16). The method includes the steps of providing an N by M touch panel (16) including a matrix of N rows of touch elements (22, 26) along a first axis and M columns of touch elements (22,... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100123685 - Tactile presentation touch screen and display device having the same: A tactile presentation touch screen and a display device having the same is disclosed. The tactile presentation touch screen in accordance with an embodiment of the present invention includes a transparent piezoelectric body, a plurality of transparent electrodes, which are coupled to the transparent piezoelectric body such that the transparent... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100123686 - Piezoresistive force sensor integrated in a display: A device may include a substrate including an input device on a substrate and at least one piezoresistive sensor formed on the substrate outside the area of the input device. A device may include a display formed on a substrate, at least one piezoresistive sensor formed on the substrate, and... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100123687 - Information processing apparatus, information processing system, and computer readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes: an acquisition portion that acquires position/direction information indicative of a position and a direction of a projection device; a selection portion that selects at least one piece of drawing data from a plurality of pieces of drawing data relating to parts provided in an object;... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100123688 - Touch pen and portable electronic device using the same: A portable electronic device includes a touch pen comprising a main body, a first pen head, a first elastic member, and a first sleeve. The first elastic member interconnects the main body and the first pen head. The first sleeve is slidably sleeved on the main body or the first... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100123691 - Driving circuit, recording head, image forming apparatus, and display device: A driving circuit includes: pixel driving circuits, each including: a driven element formed of a three-terminal light-emitting element, a control element formed of a three-terminal element and configured to control the driven element, a driving element formed of a three-terminal element and configured to drive the driven element, and a... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100123689 - E-paper external control system and method: 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 first information regarding one or more positions of one or more portions of one or more regions of the electronic... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100123692 - Liquid crystal display device: As such, the LCD device controls a range of viewing angles, thereby allowing the image to be viewed from every direction or not to be viewed from the left and right directions or the upward diagonal directions in the center of the user. In other words, the LCD device can... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100123690 - Source driver for display devices: A source driver for display devices includes line pair driving blocks. Each of the line pair driving blocks includes a de-multiplexing portion for de-multiplexing first and second digital data to generate first and second de-multiplexing data, a decoding portion for decoding the first and second de-multiplexing data to generate first... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100123693 - Data line driver: A data line driver includes a counter, a data converter, a gray-scale voltage generating circuit, multiple voltage selectors and multiple output circuits. Each voltage selector receives n voltages generated by the gray-scale voltage generating circuit. The voltage selector includes: n switches; a capacitor which holds electric charges; and a selector... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100123694 - Display device with chiplets and hybrid drive: A display device having a hybrid drive including a substrate, a two-dimensional pixel array formed on the substrate, the pixels associated into a plurality of pixel groups. A separate set of group row electrodes and group column electrodes are connected to pixels in pixel groups, so that a single group... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100123696 - Image display apparatus and method: With regard to an image to be displayed on a display unit, a calculation unit calculates a display luminance from the input image. A luminance distribution acquisition unit takes a scene image including the display unit from a view position of the display unit, and acquires a luminance distribution as... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100123695 - Method of driving light-emitting diodes, backlight assembly for performing the method and display apparatus having the backlight assembly: A method of driving light-emitting diodes (LEDs), a backlight assembly for performing the method, and a display apparatus having the backlight assembly are disclosed for various embodiments. For example, the backlight assembly includes a light source unit and a light source controller. The light source unit includes red, green, and... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100123697 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a method of driving the display device are provided. The threshold voltage of a driving transistor is compensated such that even when the threshold voltage of the driving transistor is varied, the emission of light with respect to a predetermined data voltage occurs with a predetermined... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100123698 - Display device including image signal processor and image interpolation chip: A display device includes a display panel having pixels and divided into first and second display regions; first and second image interpolation chips which receive an original image signal and output interpolated ¼, ½, and/or ¾ frames inserted between a previous (n−1)-th frame and a current n-th frame of the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100123706 - Apparatus and method of dual-mode display: One embodiment includes display comprising a light modulator configured to display a portion of an image such as a reflective light modulator, a light emitter configured to display the portion of the image and a circuit configured to selectively provide signals to at least one of the light modulator and... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100123704 - Display panel driving apparatus: The present disclosure provides a display panel driving apparatus that can make the circuit layout surface area smaller, and prevent circuit damage. The display panel driving apparatus includes a source amplifier, a sink amplifier, a switch and the like. The source amplifier includes a first output circuit, a second output... Agent: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20100123703 - Driving circuit for liquid crystal display and method thereof: A driving circuit for a liquid crystal display includes a gate driver configured for generating scanning signals, a power circuit configured for providing an operating voltage to the gate driver, a timing controller configured for providing a clock signal having a variable frequency, and a voltage adjusting circuit located between... Agent: Wei Te Chung Foxconn International, Inc.

20100123699 - Electroluminescent display initial-nonuniformity-compensated drive signal: An electroluminescent (EL) panel with 2T1C subpixels is compensated for initial nonuniformity (“mura”). The current of each subpixel is measured at a selected time to provide a status signal representing the characteristics of the subpixel. A compensator receives a linear code value and changes it according to the status signals.... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100123707 - Electronic circuit, method of driving electronic circuit, electro-optical device, method of driving electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: The present invention provides an electronic circuit, a method of driving the electronic circuit, an electro-optical device, a method of driving the electro-optical device, and an electronic apparatus capable of improving yield or aperture ratio by reducing the number of transistors to be used. A pixel circuit can include a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100123701 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display device is provided to prevent a liquid crystal module from being driven abnormally. The liquid crystal display device comprises a liquid crystal display panel displaying a picture corresponding to a data; a DC-DC converter for generating driving voltages necessary for driving the liquid crystal display panel;... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100123702 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (“LCD”) includes a liquid crystal panel having gate lines, data lines and pixels. The pixels are grouped into pixel lines. The LCD further includes a data driver which performs line-inversion driving by applying a data voltage having a positive or a negative polarity to the pixels... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100123705 - Operational amplifier and display panel driving device: An operational amplifier includes an output circuit and a differential circuit. The output circuit outputs a voltage in a voltage range determined either from a highest voltage that is an upper limit of a predetermined power source range, or from a lowest voltage that is a lower limit of the... Agent: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20100123700 - Organic electroluminescent display device and method of driving the same: An organic electroluminescent display device includes an organic electroluminescent diode receiving a driving voltage and a first ground voltage; first and second driving thin film transistors for providing a driving current to the organic electroluminescent diode, each of the first and second driving thin film transistors receiving one of the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100123708 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a clock generator generating a first input clock signal and then a second input clock signal; a level shifter shifting the first and second input clock signals and generating clock signals whose voltages decrease stepwise from a gate high... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100123709 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel including a scan electrode and a sustain electrode that are positioned parallel to each other, and an address electrode crossing the scan electrode and the sustain electrode and a driver that supplies a reset signal... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100123711 - Display device: In order to efficiently suppress pseudo contours, a display device has pixels arranged in a matrix arrangement, and performs display by performing digitally driving according to pixel data of an image signal. The driver divides pixel data for a single pixel into corresponding sub-frames as a plurality of bit data,... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100123713 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a first pixel and a second pixel. The first pixel and the second pixel are defined by a first gate bus line, a second gate bus line, a first power supply line and a second power supply line. A data bus line between the first supply... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100123710 - Liquid crystal display device: The LCD device includes an LCD panel comprising a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines crossing the plurality of gate lines, a bottom cover disposed under the LCD panel, a top case encompassing an edge portion of an upper surface of the LCD panel and coupled... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100123712 - Method of calibrating a display device by iteration in order to optimize an electrical control voltage of the display device: The present invention relates to a method of calibration of a display device by iteration in order to optimize an electrical control voltage of the display device, the calibration method comprising a measurement of an optical contrast of the display device and a calculation of an electrical control voltage value,... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100123715 - Method and system for navigating volumetric images: Navigating volumetric images with reference to an anatomic structure is disclosed. The systems and methods include navigating a volumetric image with reference to an axis corresponding to an anatomical structure. The anatomical structure may be a cardiovascular structure, such as cardiac chambers, walls, valves, and/or blood vessels. The navigation may... Agent: Peter Vogel Ge Healthcare

20100123714 - Methods and apparatus for combined 4d presentation of quantitative regional parameters on surface rendering: A method and apparatus for combined 4D presentation of quantitative regional parameters on a surface rendering is disclosed herewith. The method comprises: identifying a region of interest in a volumetric image data. Then, the following steps are iterated to produce a 4D surface rendering. The iterated steps include: tracking the... Agent: Peter Vogel Ge Healthcare

20100123716 - Interactive 3d image display method and related 3d display apparatus: An interactive 3D image display method for displaying a 3D image of an object, which includes capturing a facial motion image of a user, identifying a corresponding motion instruction according to the facial motion image of the user, rendering a first image and a second image of the object according... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100123717 - Dynamic scheduling in a graphics processor: Among several systems and methods related to graphics processing as described herein, an embodiment of a graphics processing unit (GPU), which comprises a unified shader device and control device, is disclosed. The unified shader device of the GPU is configured to perform multiple graphics shading functions and includes a plurality... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100123718 - Boundary delineation system: Methods and systems for boundary delineation are described. In one embodiment, a living unit identifier may be translated into a translated geographic location point. The living unit identifier may be within a distribution area. A closed plane living unit-based figure that bounds the translated geographic location point may be delineated.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Hfz Attn. Patent Docketing

20100123719 - Method and tool for creating irregular-shaped tables: A computerized method of creating an irregular-shaped table of cells comprises detecting one or more cells of a table to be removed, removing each detected cell from the table and creating a table object representing the resultant irregular-shaped table.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100123720 - Method for displaying continuous lines: A method for displaying continuous lines on a raster-based display appliance, with a continuous line being defined by a sequence of two-dimensional support points v1 and v2 and a line width w, and with a rectangle 1, which connects the support points v1, v2, having a rectangle length predetermined by... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100123721 - Image device and data processing system: An image device and a data processing system. In order to process subpixel rendered RGB data such as Clear Type™ font data to be processed and put correctly on a non-RGB stripe image device such as a 2×2 matrix RGBW quad pixel image device, a matching 2×2 quad pixel image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100123724 - Portable touch screen device, method, and graphical user interface for using emoji characters: In some embodiments, a computer-implemented method performed at a portable electronic device with a touch screen display includes simultaneously displaying a character input area operable to display text character input and emoji character input selected by a user, a keyboard display area, and a plurality of emoji category icons. In... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100123723 - System and method for dependency graph evaluation for animation: Aspects include systems, devices, and methods for evaluating a source dependency graph and animation curve with a game system. The dependency graph may be evaluated at an interactive rate during execution of a game. The animation curve may describe change in a state of a control element over time. Subnetworks... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100123722 - Systems and methods involving graphically displaying control systems: A method for displaying a control system comprising, receiving a function block diagram file including a function block having an associated logic function, receiving an animation instruction associated with the function block, receiving system data from a system controller, receiving a first graphic associated with the logic function from a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100123726 - Image processing method, image processing apparatus, and program for executing the image processing method: In image processing including a PDL processing in which a display list is generated from PDL data described in a page description language (PDL), and a RIP processing in which bitmap data is generated by rendering the display list, before starting the PDL processing on the PDL data, it is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100123725 - Picture processing using a hybrid system configuration: A system and method for adjusting pictures minimizes the impact on graphics processing performance of a discrete processor. A hybrid system configuration includes the discrete processor and an integrated processor, where the discrete processor typically consumes more power and provides greater processing performance compared with the integrated processor. A picture... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100123727 - Techniques to control self refresh display functionality: Techniques are described to monitor a level of graphics processing activity and control power usage based on the level. When no graphics processing activity is detected for a period of time, then a timing controller for a display device is instructed to capture a current image and repeatedly display the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100123728 - Memory access control circuit and image processing system: A memory access control circuit includes a first internal register, an address transmitting unit that sets a state of the first internal register to a first state to transmit a first address and sets a state of the first internal register to a second state to transmit a second address,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100123730 - Method for frame memory access and display driver using the same: The present invention relates to a method for frame memory access and a display driver using the same. The method is a data moving method for allowing a display driver integrated circuit built in a portrait style frame memory to be used in a landscape mode. The spirit of the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100123729 - System, method, and computer program product for preventing display of unwanted content stored in a frame buffer: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for preventing display of unwanted content stored in a frame buffer. In use, unwanted content stored in a frame buffer is identified. Furthermore, display of the unwanted content is prevented based on the identification of the unwanted content.... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20100123731 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: The RGB values of each pixel in every frame are converted into ideal tristimulus values X, Y, and Z. Based on a chromaticity-histogram based on the tristimulus values X, Y, and Z and a color gamut for each Y value corrected in accordance with a backlight-brightness, an xy error count... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100123732 - Systems, methods, and devices for highly interactive large image display and manipulation on tiled displays: Display units which can be arranged to form a single arrayed display system, thereby allowing the display of much larger images than can be shown on a single display. Each display unit can include an image display, a communication mechanism, such as a network interface card or wireless interface card,... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100123733 - System and method for the display of extended bit depth high resolution images: A novel and useful system and method for the serving and display of extended bit depth (EBD) high resolution images on a web browser using multimedia platform code or code for a graphics framework. To display an EBD image, such as an x-ray or MRI image set, on a web... Agent: Zaretsky Patent Group PC

20100123734 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image display program: An image processing apparatus includes an image display device, a pointed-position detecting section configured to accept a pointing operation from a user via an operating surface provided on a display screen of the image display device, and detect and output a position pointed by the pointing operation, a storing section... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100123735 - Tv screen text capture: A method of processing television images consistent with certain implementations involves receiving a command from a television user interface to capture a television image; capturing and storing a frame of the television image to a frame memory device; receiving commands from the television user interface for editing the captured image... Agent: Miller Patent Services

20100123736 - Information processing apparatus, image display method and computer program: There is provided an information processing apparatus, including a storage unit for storing content identification information for identifying a content, content analysis result corresponding to the content identification information and being obtained by analyzing the content, and a first image corresponding to the content identification information, a coordinate specifying unit... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100123737 - Techniques for manipulating panoramas: A multi-step animation sequence for smoothly transitioning from a map view to a panorama view of a specified location is disclosed. An orientation overlay can be displayed on the panorama, showing a direction and angular extent of the field of view of the panorama. An initial specified location and a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100123740 - Display adjusting circuit for organic electroluminescence panel, display adjusting circuit, and display device: There is provided a display adjusting circuit for performing adjustment for display on a video signal to be supplied to an organic electroluminescence panel, the display adjusting circuit of the organic electroluminescence panel, comprising a linear gamma circuit where a video signal on which a predetermined gamma adjustment has been... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100123739 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a driving method thereof are provided. The display device includes an image signal processor that is supplied with original image signals for various frames and generates interpolation signals used to display images corresponding to interpolation frames, and a display panel that displays images corresponding to the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100123738 - Display device and method for driving same: One embodiment of the present invention discloses a display device capable of correcting gamma characteristics in a simplified and expeditious manner upon renewal of a display portion, and also to provide a method for driving the same. When a liquid crystal display device is powered on, first, a source driver... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100123741 - Method of driving a light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A method of driving a light source in a normal mode and an increased luminance mode, based on a gradation data of an image signal, by using driving blocks each having a plurality of light-emitting blocks, includes applying, during the increased luminance mode, both a first driving voltage which drives... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100123743 - Method of driving a light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A light source apparatus includes a light source module, a local dimming control part and a light source driving part. The light source module includes a plurality of light-emitting blocks. Each of the light-emitting blocks includes a first color light source, a second color light source and a third color... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100123742 - Method of modifying pixel data, control unit for performing the method and display apparatus having the control unit: In a method of compensating pixel data applied to a display panel which receives light from a backlight assembly including a light guide plate and a plurality of light-emitting blocks adjacent a side surface of the light guide plate, block representative values of image blocks are obtained. The block representative... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100123744 - Image display apparatus: In an image display apparatus, each sub-pixel includes a phosphor configured to emit light of a predetermined color when the phosphor is irradiated with electrons, an electron emission device configured to irradiate the phosphor with the electrons, and a resistor connected in series to the electron emission device and having... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

  
05/13/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20100117927 - Dual-display computer: A portable computer having a primary and secondary displays is disclosed. The portable computer includes a step value storage device for storing a set of manipulation step values for simultaneously controlling the luminance of the primary and secondary displays. The portable computer also includes a first luminance table and a... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100117928 - Multi-display apparatus: A multi-display apparatus includes; a first display panel including a first display device, and a second display panel including a second display device, wherein pixels of the first display panel are vertically aligned with pixels of the second display panel in an area where the first display panel and the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100117929 - Multi-display system, information processor, and image data processing method in multi-display system: A multi-display system includes: a plurality of image display devices; and an information processor that outputs image data to the plurality of image display devices, wherein the information processor includes a composite image data generation unit that combines partial image data to generate composite image data having a higher resolution... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100117930 - Heads-up visualization device for aircraft comprising means of displaying a symbology dedicated to obstacle avoidance: The general field of the invention is, within the framework of terrain anti-collision systems for aircraft, the presentation in the Head-Up sight of a simplified symbology suited to these critical situations. It essentially comprises two identical vertical parallel bars of angular dimension substantially equal to the vertical angular field of... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100117932 - Display device and electronic product: A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; and a signal processing unit, wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning lines and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100117931 - Functional image representation: A display apparatus described herein includes a display screen and a display processor. The display processor includes a plurality of function units that comprise functions that are representative of data that is desirably displayed on the display screen. The display processor is configured to receive configurations, compositions, and/or parameters for... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100117933 - High resolution computer operated digital display system: A high definition and high resolution digital display system, which is computer operated and preferably in the form of a plasma operated display system. More preferably the display system may adopt the form of a television system. The computer controls the generation of the display on the display screen with... Agent: Goodman, Allen & Filetti PLLC

20100117934 - Moving lights forming pixels of a video: A video is divided into portions, and the portions are used to control moving lights. A video is displayed where each moving light becomes a superpixel of the eventual displayed video. The superpixels themselves may be formed of pixels.... Agent: Law Office Of Scott C Harris Inc

20100117937 - Organic electro-luminescent display device: An OLED device is disclosed. The OLED device disposes a voltage divider and a switch unit in the output stage of a power supplier, thereby lowering the level of a supply voltage VDD, which is applied to a driver IC in an emission interval, below that of the supply voltage... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100117935 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. The OLED display includes a display panel, a gate drive circuit, a data converter that divides video data corresponding to 1 frame into a plurality of bit-planes each having a different bitrate, maps bit-planes having a relatively large value of assigned... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100117939 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device includes a display unit including a plurality of data lines, a plurality of scan lines, and pixels at crossing regions of the data lines and scan lines, wherein the plurality of data lines are arranged into a plurality of groups; a data driver for... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100117936 - Organic light emitting display device and method of manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting display device and a method of manufacturing the same are disclosed. The organic light emitting display device includes a substrate on which first, second and third pixel units are arranged in row and column directions. To simplify manufacturing and reduce defects, the first, second and third... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100117938 - Pixel circuit, display device, and electroinc appliance: A pixel circuit provided on a substrate on which a signal line, first and second scanning lines supplying first and second control pulse signals, a fixed power line, and a variable power line are arranged includes a capacitance element, a sampling transistor connected between the signal line and one of... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100117940 - Transreflective display apparatus and driving method thereof: A driving method and a transreflective display apparatus are provided herein. In the driving method, a plurality of voltage-to-transparency curves are provided. An ambient light intensity of the display apparatus is detected for determining a display mode, wherein the display mode is either a transmissive mode or a reflective mode.... Agent: J C Patents

20100117941 - Color-controlled backlit display device: A device and method are described for a color-controlled backlit display device (100), which device and method employ a feedback-detected color value that is processed so as to equal the output light of the display. The device comprises a plurality of light sources (103), a light output unit (101) comprising... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100117942 - Liquid crystal display: A first sub-pixel allows at least first primary color light and second primary color light to pass therethrough, and a second sub-pixel allows at least the second primary color light and third primary color light to pass therethrough. In a first drive period, a drive section drives a light source... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100117943 - Liquid crystal display, estimating method of ambient light and driving method of liquid crystal display: Provided are a liquid crystal display, a method of estimating ambient light, and a driving method of the liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal display includes a first electrode and a second electrode generating an electric field, liquid crystal molecules the orientation state of which is changed by the generated... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100117944 - Liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display panel includes a display region, a periphery circuit region, a joint obligate region, a plurality of first test thin-film transistors (TFTs), a plurality of second TFTs, a plurality of first lines, a plurality of second lines, a blank region, and at least one first adjustment TFT.... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.

20100117946 - Brightness adjustable electrical apparatus: A brightness adjustable electrical apparatus is disclosed. The electrical apparatus comprises a lighting module, a control unit and at least one light emitting diode (LED). The control unit is electrically connected to the lighting module for lighting control. The LED is electrically connected to the control unit, wherein the LED... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100117945 - Color sequence offset modulation method and device: The present invention discloses a color sequence offset modulation method and device, which modulates the colored backlights of a multi-color backlight source to have a dark interval in the time points of shifting the colored backlights and makes the dark interval coincide with the close delay interval caused by the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100117949 - Control method for backlight module of lcd and application thereof: A control method for a backlight module of a liquid crystal display (LCD) is disclosed. The control method for the backlight module of the LCD includes following steps: capturing an image in front of the LCD by a camera periodically; recording time at which the image is captured when there... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100117948 - Display control apparatus and method, and program: c

20100117947 - Light source module and display apparatus having the same: A light source module includes first and second light sources. The first light source includes a blue light-emitting body emitting blue light and a red fluorescent material disposed around the blue light-emitting body emitting red light by virtue of being excited by the blue light. The second light source is... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100117950 - Cascade sequential bus structure: An image data bus comprises an input port, an output port, and an image register with two ends thereof respectively coupled to the output port and the input port. The image register connects with an LCD driver. A plurality of image data buses is cascaded via using a plurality of... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100117951 - Electrophoretic display device and method for fabricating spacer for electrophoretic display device: An electrophoretic display device includes: a transparent substrate positioned at a display side and having a transparent front electrode; a wiring substrate disposed to face the transparent substrate and having a field applying unit; a spacer disposed between the transparent substrate and the wiring substrate and having a plurality of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100117952 - Self assembly of elements for displays: Various embodiments of methods and systems for designing and constructing displays from multiple light emitting elements are disclosed. Display elements having different light emitting and self-organizing characteristics may be used during display assembly.... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100117956 - Display system and method for controlling an on-screen display within a display screen: A display system is used for controlling an on-screen display within a display device. The on-screen display is a text information including a literal string formed by combining several numbers of letters. The display system includes a memory device for storing pieces of letter information, a controller to download a... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100117954 - 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 first information regarding one or more positions of one or more portions of one or more regions of the electronic... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100117955 - 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:one or more position obtaining modules configured to direct obtaining first information regarding one or more positions of one or more portions... Agent: Searete LLC Clarence T. Tegreene

20100117953 - Hand-worn interface device: A Hand-Worn Ambidextrous Interface Device for use with interfacing with a computer or similar device includes in some preferred embodiments a Housing, an Angled Face, a plurality of Switches and a Removable Three-Axis Joystick. In some preferred embodiments the Removable Three-Axis Joystick may control the cursor on the monitor or... Agent: Law Offices Of Andrew Schroeder

20100117957 - Remote control apparatus for vehicle: A remote control apparatus mountable on a vehicle includes an operation input device operable to point a position in a predetermined operation area, a lighting device for illuminating the operation input device, and a controller for controlling a brightness of the lighting device. The remote control apparatus has a self-diagnostic... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100117960 - Handheld electronic device with motion-controlled cursor: A handheld electronic device of the present invention includes a display, a memory, a motion sensor, and a controller. The memory is configured for storing a viewable output of at least one software application. The controller is in communication with the display, the memory, and the motion sensor. The controller... Agent: Vivacqua Law, PLLC

20100117958 - Information input panel using light emitted diode matrix: The present invention relates to an information input panel using the light emitted diode (LED) matrix. The panel includes the LED matrix and a control circuit. The LED matrix includes N×M LEDs. The control circuit includes N pieces of first terminal and M pieces of second terminal, wherein the ith... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100117959 - Motion sensor-based user motion recognition method and portable terminal using the same: A motion sensor-based user motion recognition method and portable terminal having a motion sensor is disclosed. The method recognizes user motions in a portable terminal. At least one parameter value is extracted from at least one user motion applied to the portable terminal. A reference parameter value serving as a... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100117961 - Detecting a palm touch on a surface: The detection of a palm touch on a touch surface, such as a mouse surface, is disclosed. A palm touch can be determined as the touch on the touch surface that has a radius exceeding a predetermined palm touch radius. Alternatively, a palm touch can be determined as the touch... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100117963 - Generating gestures tailored to a hand resting on a surface: The generation of gestures tailored to a hand resting on a mouse surface is disclosed. Gestures to be made on the mouse surface can be generated based on the natural pose of a hand resting on the mouse surface so that the gestures are comfortable. Fingers that are appropriately posed... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100117964 - Silent mouse: A computer mouse includes a casing, a skidding pad and a cushion member. The casing has a bottom surface and a side surface adjacent to a peripheral of the bottom surface. The skidding pad is applied on the bottom surface of the casing for sliding upon a working surface. The... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100117962 - Suppressing errant motion using integrated mouse and touch information: The suppression of errant motion regarding a mouse is disclosed. Mouse and touch information can be integrated to determine whether a gesture made on a surface of the mouse is errant, such as when a mouse is being moved and the fingers holding the mouse inadvertently move on the mouse... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100117965 - Pointing device with securing mechanism and method of providing the same: Embodiments of pointing devices with securing mechanism and related methods are described herein. Other embodiments and related methods are also disclosed herein.... Agent: Bryan Cave LLP

20100117968 - Data input apparatus: The present invention describes a data input apparatus and a data input method that implement a large number of key values with a small number of switches to improve a text input and implement an efficient text input with small volume. The data input apparatus of the present invention is... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100117966 - Keyboard control means: This invention relates to methods of using a sensor or sensors on an input device to produce a data character, control or function by activating a sensor once and to produce a second programmed data character, control or function by activating said same sensor once for a longer preset length... Agent: Ezra Sutton, P.A.

20100117967 - Keyboard module: A keyboard module, including a base plate, a membrane circuit, keys and a frame set, is provided. The membrane circuit is disposed on the base plate and has touch portions. The keys are assembled to the base plate and correspond to the touch portions respectively. The frame set is assembled... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100117978 - Apparatus and method for touching behavior recognition, information processing apparatus, and computer program: A touching behavior recognition apparatus includes a contact point acquiring unit configured to acquire pressure information items and position information items in a plurality of contact points, a clustering unit configured to perform clustering on the contact points on the basis of information regarding pressure deviations and position deviations of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100117979 - Bounding box gesture recognition on a touch detecting interactive display: The invention provides a method and apparatus for identifying gestures performed by a user to control an interactive display. The gestures are identified based on a bounding box enclosing the points at which a user contacts a touch sensor corresponding with the display surface. The invention thus permits the use... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20100117971 - Data input method: A data input method is adapted to be implemented in an electronic device equipped with a touch panel. The data input method includes following sequential steps: defining a plurality of linear directions; determining an operation of moving along one of the linear directions on the touch panel as an input... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100117972 - 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 including 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

20100117977 - Fluorescent display tube and fluorescent display device having touch switch portion: In a fluorescent display tube having an electrostatic capacitor type touch switch portion on a front plate, a shield electrode is provided between a filament cathode and the touch switch portion. Electrons emitted from the filament cathode are prevented from irradiating on the touch switch portion and the touch switch... Agent: Quarles & Brady LLP

20100117973 - Function selection systems and methods: Function selection system and method for use in an electronic device are provided. The system includes a display unit and a processing unit. The display unit has a display area, and displays a specific region within the display area. The processing unit selects one of a plurality of functions according... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100117970 - Methods of operating electronic devices using touch sensitive interfaces with contact and proximity detection and related devices and computer program products: A method of operating an electronic device using a touch sensitive user interface may include detecting contact between a first finger and the touch sensitive user interface, and detecting non-contact proximity of a second finger to the touch sensitive user interface. Responsive to detecting contact between the first finger and... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100117975 - Mobile terminal using flexible display and method of controlling the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal including a body and a display module, which is flexible and is capable of receiving a touch input and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes setting the touch sensitivity of a display module to a first level; if the display module... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100117969 - Monitoring assembly embedded to a personal computer for increasing operation space: A personal computer monitoring assembly by embedding a touch-controlling retaining seat to a personal computer for increasing a touch-controlling operation space includes following components. A retaining seat needs a least one receiving slot of a casing panel of a personal computer in installation. Each of two sides of the retaining... Agent: Shih-ming Shih

20100117976 - Resistive touch panel: A resistive touch panel including a first-direction first electrode group and a first-direction second electrode group is provided. The first-direction first electrode group includes an electrode having N unit length. The first-direction second electrode group includes N electrodes each of which has one unit length. Two ends of multiple first-group... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100117980 - Touch sensible display device: A display device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a display panel; a plurality of pixels disposed on the display panel; a plurality of sensor data lines disposed on the display panel and disposed between two adjacent pixels; and a plurality of sensing units disposed on the... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100117974 - Transparent multi-tactile sensor: The disclosure relates to a transparent multi-tactile sensor including a transparent semi-conducting active layer provided between two transparent conducting layers arranged as an array of cells formed by the intersection of rows and columns, characterised in that it comprises a control circuit successively supplying each semi-conducting portion corresponding to a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100117986 - Capacitive touch panel and capacitance sensing apparatus and method for the same: A capacitive touch panel and capacitance sensing apparatus and method for the same are disclosed. The capacitive touch panel includes a plurality of electrodes, a multiplexer and a capacitance sensing apparatus. The multiplexer selectively connects one of the electrodes to the capacitance sensing apparatus. The capacitance sensing apparatus includes a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100117985 - Capacitive touch screen and strategic geometry isolation patterning method for making touch screens: A new patterning technique, known as Strategic Geometry Isolation (SGI), is used to pattern conductive film structures using laser ablation. In addition to ITO films, SGI may also be used to pattern any other conductive film amenable to ablation with a laser or other directed energy beam. Instead of ablating... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.

20100117982 - Method for detecting touch point and touch panel using the same: The present invention relates to a method for detecting touch points and a touch panel using the same. The method includes the steps of: providing a resistive pressure-sensing matrix includes M X-axis sensing lines and N Y-axis sensing lines, wherein the ith X-axis sensing line and the jth Y-axis sensing... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100117981 - Multipoint sensing method for capacitive touch panel: A multi-point sensing method used in a capacitive touch panel is disclosed to detect the voltage variation of every electrode patterned on two parallel electrode layers by means of a capacitive sensing circuit, and measure the vertical capacitance at the intersection crossed by the electrodes of the two electrode layers... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20100117984 - Resistive touch panel: A resistive touch panel includes a first-direction first electrode group and a first-direction second electrode group. The first-direction first electrode group includes multiple electrodes having a first electrode with one unit length, a last electrode with one unit length or two unit length and the other electrodes with two unit... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100117983 - Resistive touch panel and method for detecting touch points thereof: A resistive touch panel and a method for detecting touch points on the resistive touch panel are provided. The method includes steps as follows. The whole area of a touch panel is detected and a first touch point position is calculated during a touch point detecting procedure. The partial area... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100117987 - Touch sensing method and associated circuit: A touch sensing method and associated circuit are provided. In one aspect, a touch control circuit includes a first current source, a second current source, a plurality of switches, a hysteresis comparator, a frequency divider and a flip-flop. The switches are couple to a plurality of external contact points. The... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100117991 - Image input-output device: An image input-output device includes a pixel which displays an image and reads an image. The pixel includes a photodetector element, a color layer, and a display element. The color layer is provided over the photodetector element and the display element is provided over the color layer, so that the... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100117990 - Image processing device, control program, computer-readable storage medium, electronic apparatus, and image processing device control method: The invention has an objective of detecting a position in a captured image pointed at with an image capture object with small memory and short processing time by using image data for only one frame, irrespective of detection of a touch/non-touch of the captured image with the image capture object.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100117988 - Optical element and touch sensor: A touch sensor for a touch display is provided which includes an optical element including at least one electrically conductive layer, the at least one electrically conductive layer being partially reflective and partially transmissive with respect to incident light; and sensing circuitry electrically coupled to the at least one electrically... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100117989 - Touch panel module and touch panel system with same: An exemplary touch panel module includes a touch panel, a supporting body, a plurality of first elastic members sandwiched between the touch panel and the supporting body, and a plurality of displacement sensors mounted on the supporting surface. The touch panel includes a touch surface, and a reflection surface opposite... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100117992 - Touch system and method for obtaining position of pointer thereof: In a touch system and a method for obtaining a position of a pointer, the touch system includes a touch surface, at least three image sensing apparatuses and a processing circuit. A shape of the touch surface is a quadrilateral. The image sensing apparatuses are disposed at different comers of... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100117993 - Acoustic condition sensor employing a plurality 0f mutually non-orthogonal waves: A touch input system, comprising a surface, adapted to receive at least one simultaneous touch inputs from human fingers; a sensor adapted to detect the at least one touch inputs and produce at least one signal representing a unique position for the at least one touch input; and a processor,... Agent: William H. Dippert Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100117994 - Position indicator, variable capacitor and input device: A variable capacitor of a position indicator includes a dielectric, an electrode, a conductive member and a conductive portion. The dielectric has an upper surface and a lower surface opposite the upper surface. The electrode is provided on the upper surface of the dielectric. The conductive member is arranged so... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20100117995 - Wheel driver and portable electronic device having the same: A pattern wheel driver is provided. The pattern wheel driver includes a rotatable pattern wheel with patterned regions repeatedly formed on the pattern wheel. Each of the patterned regions has a plurality of patterns. Each of the plurality of patterns has a different width. The pattern wheel driver also includes... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100117997 - Array of luminescent elements: Light emitting systems and method of fabricating the same are disclosed. The light emitting system includes two or more monolithically integrated luminescent elements. Each luminescent element includes an electroluminescent device and a dedicated switching circuit for driving the electroluminescent device. At least one luminescent element includes a potential well for... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100118000 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: Disclosed are a display apparatus having an integrated input port unit to which an external port device provided with a plurality of input ports for a plurality of connectors is connectable, and a control method thereof. The display apparatus includes; an integrated input port unit which receives a video signal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100117998 - Display device and electronic product: A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; and a signal processing unit, wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning lines and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100117996 - Display device capable of performing left/right change display and display method thereof: A display device includes a panel to display data and a plurality of chips respectively transmitting the data to transmission regions of the panel according to transmission orders. The transmission regions and transmission orders are fixed. The plurality of chips transmits the data according to changed transmission orders different from... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100118001 - Image display device, image display system, and image display method: An image display device includes a coordinates detection unit configured to detect a terminal device which stores image data, and to detect a coordinates of a display unit based on the detected result, a coordinates attribute extraction unit configured to extract an attribute of the coordinates detected by the coordinates... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100117999 - Organic electroluminescent display device: An organic electroluminescent display device includes at least a driving TFT and pixels which are formed by organic electroluminescent elements and are provided on a substrate of the TFT. The driving TFT includes at least a substrate, a gate electrode, a gate insulating film, an active layer, a source electrode,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100118002 - Display device and electronic product: A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; and a signal processing unit, and wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning lines... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100118003 - Display device and electronic product: A display device includes: a screen unit; a drive unit; a signal processing unit; and a selector, wherein the screen unit includes rows of scanning lines, columns of signal lines, matrix-state pixel circuits and a light sensor, the drive unit includes a scanner supplying a control signal to the scanning... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100118006 - Liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display control device, electronic device, and liquid crystal display method: To provide a liquid crystal display device and the like, which can improve the contrast ratio. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display unit and an image processing unit which supplies video signals inputted from a video source section to the liquid crystal display unit. The liquid... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100118004 - Plasma display device: A protective layer of a plasma display panel has a base protective layer formed of a thin film of a metal oxide, and a particle layer. The particle layer is formed by sticking, to the base protective layer, single-crystal particles of magnesium oxide such that the emission intensity of a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100118005 - Plasma display panel and plasma display device: A plasma display panel has a first and a second plate facing each other. A plurality of first electrodes extending in a first direction and disposed at intervals and a first dielectric layer covering the first electrodes are provided on the first plate. Further, a plurality of second electrodes extending... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100118008 - Color processing apparatus, color processing method, and storage medium: A color processing apparatus that creates a lookup table for performing a conversion process corresponding to ambient light comprises: an obtainment unit configured to obtain the illuminance of the ambient light and the device luminance of a destination device; a creation unit configured to create an adaptive luminance function from... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20100118007 - Liquid crystal device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal device comprising, at least, a liquid crystal element comprising at least a pair of substrates and a liquid crystal material disposed between the pair of electrodes, and electric field-applying means for applying an electric field to the liquid crystal element. The electric field-applying means applies a reverse... Agent: Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C.

20100118011 - Display system: A display system includes a display device, a driving circuit, a flexible printed circuit (FPC), a charge pump circuit and a control 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... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100118010 - Liquid crystal display device and method of suppressing afterimages: The invention relates to a liquid crystal display device including a first transistor, a plurality of sub-picture element electrodes formed in a picture element region, a control electrode formed in capacitance coupling with at least one of the plural sub-picture element electrodes, the control electrode being applied with a display... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100118009 - Plasma display panel display apparatus and method for driving the same: In the case of driving a plasma display panel for one field using a plurality of sub-fields each having a reset period in which reset discharge is generated in a discharge cell, an address period in which address discharge is generated in the discharge cell, and a sustain period in... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100118014 - Display device, electronic device, and method of driving display device: A display device is provided having improved reliability compared with the related art. The display device includes, for each pixel: a photo-emission element and a first MOS transistor connected in series between a first power source line and a second power source line; a capacitor connected to be inserted between... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100118012 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device according to one embodiment of the present invention, when the polarities of the source signal voltages do not change over a plurality of horizontal scanning periods, the image write pulse of the gate signal supplied to a gate bus line that corresponds to pixels... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100118013 - Liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display device drive method, and television receiver: In one embodiment of the present invention, a gate driver creates a dummy insertion period in which the driver does not apply a gate on pulse to a scanning signal line immediately after the time of the inversion of a data signal. When a period from the time of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100118017 - Organic electroluminescent light emitting unit driving method: An organic electroluminescent light emitting unit driving method includes a process (a) to execute preprocessing, a process (b) to execute threshold voltage cancellation processing, a process (c) to execute writing processing, a process (d) to set a first node to a floating state, and a process (e) to execute a... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100118018 - Pixel circuits and methods for driving pixels: A circuit according to one embodiment includes a data line; a select line; a storage node coupled to the select line; a first transistor with a gate coupled to the select line, a first electrode thereof coupled to the storage node, and a second electrode thereof coupled to the data... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC

20100118015 - Plasma display device: Protective layer of a plasma display panel has base protective layer and particle layer. Base protective layer is formed of a thin film of metal oxide containing at least one of magnesium oxide, strontium oxide, calcium oxide, and barium oxide. Particle layer is formed by sticking, to base protective layer,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100118016 - Video voltage supplying circuit, electro-optical apparatus and electronic apparatus: A video voltage supplying circuit includes: a circuit that supplies high and low level voltages to a common electrode through a feed line. When positive polarity enables a pixel electrode in a voltage level higher than the common electrode, the low level common voltage is supplied, and when negative polarity... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100118021 - Display device and portable terminal: In order to increase the continuous operating time of a display device driven by a battery or the like, and a portable information terminal using the same, the volume and weight of the battery are increased. Thus, there arises a trade-off between the increased capacity of the battery and the... Agent: Eric Robinson

20100118020 - Dual emission organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: A dual emission organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same. The display device includes a pixel driver and an organic light emitting diode that can display different images on a top surface and a bottom surface and/or a same image on both the top and bottom... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100118019 - Dynamically managing power consumption of a computer with graphics adapter configurations: Dynamically managing power consumption of a computer, the computer including two or more graphics adapters, the computer having a number of graphics adapter configurations including one or more of the graphics adapters, where managing power consumption includes: monitoring, by a graphics driver, operation of a current graphics adapter configuration, the... Agent: Ibm (rps-blf) C/o Biggers & Ohanian, LLP

20100118022 - Level shifter: A level shifter includes a first input circuit, a first load circuit, a second input circuit, and a second load circuit. The first input circuit receives a first input signal and a second input signal that swing between a first high power voltage and a first low power voltage. The... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100118023 - Liquid crystal display: Provided is a liquid crystal display (LCD) in which warping of a liquid crystal panel-driving printed circuit board (PCB) is reduced. The LCD includes: a liquid crystal panel; a lower housing which accommodates the liquid crystal panel; a lamp-driving PCB fixed to the lower housing; a reinforcing member which has... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100118024 - Method for removing offset between channels of lcd panel: A method of removing offsets between channels of a liquid crystal panel is provided. The method includes: alternately arranging first type output buffers and second type output buffers for driving the pixels in units of at least two rows of the pixels; and arranging the first type output buffers and... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100118025 - Mode information displayed in a mapping application: Provided is a single repository for capturing, connecting, sharing, and visualizing information based on a geographic location, for example. Detailed information about a structure or other object information can be displayed as mode information. An object of interest can be identified by monitoring a user activity or inactivity with regard... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100118026 - Method and apparatus for visualizing a quantity of a material used in a physical object having a plurality of physical elements: A method, apparatus, article of manufacture for illustrating progress in achieving a goal of a system modeled by a computer program. In one embodiment, the invention is evidenced by a method comprising the steps of displaying a widget wherein the widget comprises a center portion representing a category of data... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP

20100118027 - Method and measuring arrangement for producing three-dimensional images of measuring objects by means of invasive radiation: Three-dimensional images of objects are produced from two-dimensional projection images. Invasive radiation is emitted from a radiation source, and a first set of projection images of the object is captured by a detection device. The projection images are captured at various directions of the object referenced to the radiation source... Agent: Lerner Greenberg Stemer LLP

20100118028 - Method and mechanism for programmable filtering of texture map data in 3d graphics subsystems: A system, method and apparatus to provide flexible texture filtering. A programmable texture filtering module is introduced into the graphics processing pipeline of a graphic coprocessor and graphic processor integrated with the host. A program from a defined instruction set may then be loaded into texture processing cores to process... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100118029 - Apparatus and method for modeling all matter by modeling, truncating, and creating n-dimensional polyhedra including those having holes, concave attributes, and no symmetry: An apparatus and method for modeling all matter by modeling, truncating, and creating general polyhedra without requiring advanced computer processors and computer memory according to one embodiment includes at least one processor, means for inputting vertex data to the processor, a display in data communication with the processor, and computer... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP

20100118030 - Radial vector plots for paths: Techniques for displaying path-related information. Techniques are provided for generating and displaying graphical representations for a path. In one embodiment, a radial vector plot is generated and output for a path.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle

20100118031 - Method and apparatus to define drafting position: The present invention discloses a method to define a drafting range based on a curve with a plurality of points drawn by a user. A writing character is shown in a display based on the drafting range. The method includes the following steps. The first step is to gather coordinate... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100118032 - Radial histograms for depicting path information: Techniques for displaying path-related information. Techniques are provided for generating and displaying one or more graphical representations for a path. In one embodiment, a radial histogram is generated and output for a path.... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle

20100118034 - Apparatus and method of authoring animation through storyboard: An animation authoring apparatus and method of authoring an animation including a storyboard editor to provide a storyboard editing screen, to interact with a user to edit a storyboard, and to store the edited storyboard, a parser to parse syntax of the edited storyboard, and a rendering engine to convert... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100118036 - Apparatus and method of authoring animation through storyboard: Described herein is an animation authoring apparatus and method thereof for authoring an animation. The apparatus includes a storyboard editor that provides a storyboard editing display that a user may interact with to edit a storyboard, and to store the edited storyboard. The apparatus further includes a parser to parse... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100118035 - Moving image generation method, moving image generation program, and moving image generation device: A moving image generation method includes: a content designation step of designating a plurality of contents used for a moving image; a content collecting step of collecting each designated content; a content image generation step of generating content images based on the collected contents; a display mode setting step of... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100118037 - Object-aware transitions: Techniques for accomplishing slide transitions in a presentation are disclosed. In accordance with these techniques, each object on a slide is individually manipulable during slide transitions. In certain embodiments, the presence of an object on both the outgoing and incoming slides may be taken into account during slide transition. Likewise,... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100118033 - Synchronizing animation to a repetitive beat source: An animated dance is made up of a plurality of frames. The dance includes a plurality of different moves delineated by a set of synchronization point. A total number of frames for the video track is determined and a corresponding video track is generated such that the resulting video track... Agent: Vista Print Usa, Inc. Attn: Patent Counsel

20100118039 - Command buffers for web-based graphics rendering: The described embodiments provide a system that renders graphics for a computer system. During operation, the system loads a software client and a software service in the computing system. Next, the system receives a set of rendering commands from the software client in a command buffer, wherein the rendering commands... Agent: Google Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100118038 - Hardware-accelerated graphics for web applications using native code modules: Some embodiments provide a system that executes a web application. During operation, the system loads the web application in a web browser and loads a native code module associated with the web application into a secure runtime environment. Next, the system writes a set of rendering commands to a command... Agent: Google Inc. C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100118040 - Method, system and computer-readable recording medium for providing image data: The present disclosure relates to a method, system and computer-readable medium for providing image data. According to an exemplary embodiment, a method of providing image data includes storing a particular region on image data in association with a keyword, comparing conditional information with the keyword associated with the particular region,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100118041 - Shared virtual memory: Embodiments of the invention provide a programming model for CPU-GPU platforms. In particular, embodiments of the invention provide a uniform programming model for both integrated and discrete devices. The model also works uniformly for multiple GPU cards and hybrid GPU systems (discrete and integrated). This allows software vendors to write... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100118042 - Display refresh: A method, apparatus, and signal-bearing medium for sending to a display device only those regions of the display screen that change. A frame buffer is divided into tiles, which may be composed of one or more regions, and data in the frame buffer represents pixels on the display screen. When... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/intel

20100118043 - Reconfigurable high-performance texture pipeline with advanced filtering: Circuits, methods, and apparatus that provide texture caches and related circuits that store and retrieve texels in a fast and efficient manner. One such texture circuit provides an increased number of bilerps for each pixel in a group of pixels, particularly when trilinear or aniso filtering is needed. For trilinear... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20100118044 - Image display device and image display method: In one embodiment of the present invention, an image display device capable of providing adequate quality of a moving image regardless of an image signal level of an input image signal is disclosed. An image display device of the present invention displays an image in accordance with image signals of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100118046 - Method of driving electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a method of driving an electrophoretic display device including a display unit that has a plurality of pixels and an electrophoretic element disposed between substrates forming one pair. The method includes setting an area that at least includes a pixel forming an image component that is formed... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100118047 - Multispectral image processing device and color reproduction system using the same: A multispectral image processing device of the present invention comprising: a base image conversion unit 6, which expands an input multiband image of a subject based on a base vector to convert it into a base image; a base vector calculation unit 2, which calculates the base vector; and an... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100118045 - Subpixel layouts and subpixel rendering methods for directional displays and systems: Display devices and systems are configured with display panels substantially comprising one of several embodiments of three primary color or multi-primary color subpixel repeating groups that are particularly suitable for directional display devices which produce at least two images simultaneously, such as autostereoscopic three-dimensional display devices or multi-view devices. Input... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100118048 - System and method for providing nested controls for manipulating a digital image in an in-browser image editing application: A system and method for providing nested controls for manipulating a digital image. A system may typically include a client computer having a web browser application executing thereon and having an in-browser image manipulation application executing within the context of the web browser application. Such an in-browser image manipulation application... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP

20100118049 - Motion-based visualization: A data-display system employs a display in which the representations of data objects are caused to move on the display in order to convey information about the represented data objects. In one example, icons in a link-analysis display that represent data objects satisfying a selection criterion are made to execute... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20100118050 - Non-linear image mapping using a plurality of non-linear image mappers of lesser resolution: A display system and method for displaying an image on a non-planar display that allows the images to be mapped by image mappers while encompassing image data of an adjacent sub-image or sub-images. This allows a single unified image to be displayed in real time without any tearing or positional/angular... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100118052 - Apparatus, method, and program for editing images for a photo album: For generating photo albums on events such as weddings, the photo albums can always be generated in the same quality. A professional photographer photographs the bride and groom on a wedding. Images are read from a developed film and stored in a file server. A template used for generating a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100118051 - Polygon dissection in a geographic information system: In general, the invention relates to a method for performing polygon dissections in a geographic information system. The method includes receiving a notification of a spatial update for a number of polygons, where each of the number of polygons overlaps at least one of a number of previously dissected polygons,... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100118053 - Geospatial modeling system for images and related methods: A geospatial modeling system may include a geospatial model database for storing images of a geographical area and a reference digital surface model (DSM) of the geographical area. The images each have associated with them respective first geolocation data with a first accuracy. The reference DSM may include second geolocation... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20100118054 - Mobile terminal and method for displaying images thereon: A mobile terminal includes a first and a second storage modules. The first storage module stores a plurality of display images, layout data and resource files corresponding to different display states. The second storage module stores the plurality of layout data and resources files read from the first storage module... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100118055 - Display device, display method, information recording medium and program: In a display device (301), in order to improve the visibility by changing a size for displaying character or patterns on a display screen in accordance with a distance from a user viewing the display screen, a text-containing image generating unit (305) generates a character image indicative of a character... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100118057 - Chromaticity control for solid-state illumination sources: Chromaticity of light output by a light-emitting diode, such as a light-emitting diode (LED), is adjusted while maintaining a brightness of the illumination source substantially constant by adjusting a drive schema for the illumination source. A driver for LEDs or other light-emitting diodes provides for varying a drive schema to... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Licensing Corporation

20100118059 - Current-driven display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, to allow a circuit that compensates for variations in a threshold voltage of a drive element to operate properly and prevent luminances of other pixel circuits from fluctuating due to a compensation operation, a pixel circuit is disclosed. A driving TFT, a switching... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100118058 - Display device and method of driving the same: In one embodiment of the present invention, an active-matrix type display unit, and a drive method thereof are disclosed. Gate-bus lines are provided at both top and bottom sides of each row. Two sub-pixels are formed at a region surrounded by two adjacent source-bus lines and two adjacent gate-bus lines.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100118062 - Display device, method of driving display device, and computer program: There is provided a display device including a display unit having pixels, each of which includes a luminescence element for individually emitting light depending on a current amount and a pixel circuit for controlling a current applied to the luminescence element according to a picture signal, scan lines which supply... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100118064 - Driving liquid crystal materials using low voltages: In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal cell having a liquid crystal material, and drive circuitry coupled to the liquid crystal cell to provide a low voltage signal to drive the liquid crystal cell. The low voltage signal may be a pulse... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100118063 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display includes: a display panel, which displays an image corresponding to a primary image signal, which includes a first image signal, a second image signal and a third image signal; a light-emitting unit, which supplies light to the display panel; and a timing controller, which receives an... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100118061 - Liquid-crystal display device and drive control circuit: Thus, in the present invention, a first subpixel driving level converter for, on the basis of the gradation value of each pixel of the input video signal, obtaining a first gradation value for driving a first subpixel is provided, and the first subpixel is driven and controlled on the basis... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100118056 - Plasma display device and plasma display panel driving method: In a plasma display device and a method for driving a plasma display panel, fluctuation of emission luminance of a discharge cell is reduced and display quality of an image is improved. The plasma display device is provided with a plasma display panel having a plurality of scanning electrodes and... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100118060 - Portable electronic apparatus and method for controlling light thereof: A portable electronic apparatus and a method for controlling a light source thereof are provided. The portable electronic apparatus comprises a main control module, a light control module, and a light source module which is configured to generate light. The method comprises the following steps: storing a plurality of light... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC

20100118065 - Transflective display apparatus having all-in-one type light guide plate: A display apparatus according to example embodiments may include a light source; an all-in-one type light guide plate; a reflective plate; and a display panel. The all-in-one type light guide plate may include a light guide member and light emitting members, wherein the light guide member reflects light incident from... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

  
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20100109973 - Method and apparatus for determining priority: A method of determining priority among a plurality of remote display devices is provided, the method including: detecting a remote display device, among the plurality of remote display devices, that is within a predetermined recognition range; assigning a priority to the detected remote display device; and allocating a predetermined function... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100109974 - System for supplying varying content to multiple displays using a single player: A system for displaying content on multiple electronic displays utilizing a single video player and transmitter. Some displays may show dynamic video and the remaining displays may show static images. Alternatively, every display may be showing static images. The player provides frames of video which may be encoded with unique... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20100109977 - Image display apparatus: The image display apparatus forms first and second images in mutually different viewing angle areas to display a combined (joined) image. The apparatus includes first and second image-forming elements respectively forming first and second original images, a first optical system reflecting a first light flux from the first image-forming element... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100109975 - Method and system for operating a near-to-eye display: Methods and system for operating a near-to-eye (NTE) display movably coupled to a headset are provided. Information representative of at least one spatial degree of freedom of the NTE display relative to at least one spatial degree of freedom of the headset is received. Spatial coordinates of the NTE display... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100109976 - Optical six-degree of freedom tracking apparatus and method: An optical tracking system, and method therefor, tracks the movement of an object, such as a pilot's helmet, within an enclosed area, such as a cockpit. The system/method comprises a plurality of light sources fixedly mounted in predefined locations within the enclosed area and a light sensor mounted on the... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20100109978 - Blackened electromagnetic interference shield glass and method of producing the same: The present invention provides a method of producing an electromagnetic interference shield glass, which comprises (a) forming a conductive pattern on at least one side of a front side and a rear side of the glass by using a conductive paste comprising a colored glass frit, and (b) firing the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100109980 - Image display apparatus: The image display apparatus includes an observation optical system including first and second optical elements which respectively introducing first and second light fluxes from first and second image-forming elements to first and second exit pupils, and a relay optical system. The relay optical system causes third and fourth light fluxes... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100109979 - Stereoscopic display device and stereoscopic image displaying method: A stereoscopic display device includes a display panel, and a light modulator. The display panel provides a first display information and a second display information alternately by scanning. The light modulator is disposed on the side of a display surface of the display panel and receives the first display information... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100109981 - Cut-to-measure display device and method for control thereof: A cut-to-measure display device (100) comprising a plurality of pixel groups (200-223), each including a plurality of individually controllable pixels, and a pixel group controller (230) adapted to control each of the pixels in the pixel group (200-223). The cut-to-measure display device (100) further comprises a display controller (235) configured... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100109984 - Plasma display device: Protective layer of front plate of the plasma display panel is formed of base protective layer and particle layer. Base protective layer is a thin film of metal oxide containing at least one of magnesium oxide, strontium oxide, calcium oxide, and barium oxide. Particle layer is formed in a manner... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100109982 - Plasma display panel: A PDP includes a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other, a plurality of first discharge electrodes on the first substrate, a first dielectric layer covering the plurality of first discharge electrodes, and a plurality of second discharge electrodes on the second substrate to cross the plurality of... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100109983 - Plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus: A plasma display panel and a plasma display apparatus including the same are provided. The plasma display panel includes a front substrate on which a scan electrode and a sustain electrode are positioned substantially parallel to each other, a rear substrate on which an address electrode is positioned to cross... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100109985 - Image display device: An image display device in which a plurality of pixel circuits are arranged has a current light-emitting element, a driver transistor for flowing current in the current light-emitting element, a retention capacitor for retaining a voltage determining an amount of current flowed from the driver transistor, and a writing switch... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100109986 - Display device, display panel, display inspection method, and display panel manufacturing method: An organic electroluminescent device is provided which includes a plurality of electrodes stacked on a substrate, at least one of the electrodes being transparent, an organic electroluminescent layer that is layered between the plurality of electrodes and emits light by an electric field generated between the plurality of electrodes and... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100109987 - Electronic display systems: A display or light-modulating device incorporates one or more measures of liquid that obstruct or filter light that passes onto or through the liquid; a space distribution of different light-modulating filters, optical instrument or materials or of materials that change the frequency or color of light passing onto or through... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100109989 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display unit, liquid crystal display device, television receiver, and method of manufacturing liquid crystal panel: A scanning signal line (16) has an opening (29) in the vicinity of an intersection with a data signal line (15). A first transistor (12a) includes two source electrodes (9ax and 9ay) which sandwich a drain electrode (8a); a source electrode (9ax) is connected to the data signal line (15)... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100109988 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is disclosed, and comprises a display panel and a lens. On the display panel, there are a width-fixed pixel zone, a width-variating pixel zone and a border zone arranged sequentially from the center to the edges of the display panel, wherein there are a plurality of width-fixed... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100109990 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a pair of substrates, a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix and a static memory formed on the substrates. A bit signal corresponding to an image data is written and held in a static memory in the pixel. The polarity of the input... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100109991 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic device having the same: A liquid crystal display device includes an illuminator and a liquid crystal panel for performing displaying by using light which is emitted from the illuminator. The liquid crystal panel includes a pair of substrates and a liquid crystal layer provided therebetween. The liquid crystal layer is formed of a liquid... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100109992 - Active matrix display devices and display methods thereof: An active matrix display device having pixels disposed in a matrix is provided. Each pixel is divided into sub-pixels with different areas. The display device includes an inputting portion, multi-bit memories, digital-to-analog conversion circuits, display elements, and a conversion portion. The inputting portion inputs image digital data from outside of... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100109993 - Liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same: A liquid crystal display according to an embodiment includes: a substrate; a plurality of signal lines formed on the substrate; a thin film transistor connected to the signal lines; a pixel electrode connected to the thin film transistor; an insulating layer covering the signal lines and having a first contact... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100109994 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is provided. The liquid crystal display includes an edge common line receiving a common voltage through input sources, a plurality of pixel common line patterns that are formed in each of liquid crystal cells constituting each pixel and are electrically connected to one another, and a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100109995 - Gate driving device utilized in lcd device: The present invention provides a gate driving device utilized in an LCD device, wherein the LCD device includes a plurality of gate lines, and the gate driving device includes: a plurality of output buffer units, at least a first switch unit, a plurality of second switch units, and a control... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100109996 - Method of driving a gate line, gate drive circuit for performing the method and display apparatus having the gate drive circuit: There is provided a method of driving a gate line, a gate drive circuit for performing the method, and a display apparatus having the gate drive circuit. In the method, a plurality of gate signals, generated from a plurality of shift registers connected to a plurality of gate lines, is... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100109997 - Display device with backlight local area illumination control circuit: Disclosed is a display device with a backlight local area illumination control circuit, which employs a backlight local area illumination control circuit to control an illumination zone of the backlight module of the display device. The backlight local area illumination control circuit includes a plurality of illuminants, an illuminant controller,... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20100109999 - Human computer interaction device, electronic device and human computer interaction method: A human computer interaction device includes a first input device and a second input device, and there are at least a part of the operation regions of the whole function or a certain function of the second input device locating in the key operation region of the first input device.... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100110001 - Input device and method and program: An input device includes a detection unit, a first acquisition unit, a second acquisition unit, and a compensation unit. The detection unit is configured to detect an operation by a user for controlling an electronic device and output an operation signal corresponding to the operation. The first acquisition unit is... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100109998 - System and method for sensing facial gesture: A method and system of sensing facial gestures are disclosed. The method of sensing facial gestures includes determining a basic database (DB) for sensing facial gestures of a user, estimating a head pose of the user, extracting a mesh model corresponding to the estimated head pose using at least one... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100110000 - Visual display system and method for displaying a video signal: A video display system (100) is provided which comprises a display panel (DP) for displaying a video signal (V), at least one lighting unit (LU) for providing a surround or ambient lighting (LS), a user interface (UI) for receiving external user calibration signals and a lighting control unit (LC) for... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100110002 - Communication device with combined input and display device: The present invention relates to a communication device comprising a combined input and display device for character input and image display and a method for controlling said character input and image display. The device comprises a control unit and a proximity sensor arranged in such a way that the sensor... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100110004 - Converged desktop between a pc and a trading turret: A personal computer and a telephony device are integrated using an input director and an input receiver. The input director is configured to receive an instruction from a user interface device, the instruction corresponding to a function of the telephony device. The input receiver is configured to receive the instruction... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100110003 - System and method for simulating a computer mouse: A system and method for simulating a computer mouse uses a camera to capture images of a user's palm on a plane, transfers the images to a computer, analyzes the images to determine movement information of the user's palm, and determines a corresponding mouse operation according to preset associations between... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100110007 - Input system and method, and computer program: An input system comprises: a plurality of indicators having a plurality of displays for displaying an image including coordinate information unique to the displays on the screens, (i) a detecting means for detecting the image displayed on the screens, and (ii) a transmitting means for transmitting transmission information generated according... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100110005 - Interactive input system with multi-angle reflector: An interactive input system comprises a pointer input region; and a multi-angle reflecting structure located along a single side of the pointer input region and operable to reflect radiation from a pointer within the pointer input region from at least two surface locations of the multi-angle reflecting structure, wherein the... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100110006 - Remote pointing appratus and method: A remote pointing apparatus is provided. A light receiving unit may receive emitted light. A filtering unit may filter a received signal to a first frequency component, a second frequency component, a third frequency component, and a fourth frequency component. A calculation unit may compare amplitudes of the first frequency... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100110008 - Lighted cursor control stick and cap: A lighted input device includes a cursor control stick and cap with an engagement surface disposed on an axial end face of the cursor control stick and cap. An indicating portion is located on the same axial end face as the engagement surface. A light permeable portion is provided on... Agent: Macmillan Sobanski & Todd, LLC

20100110009 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a housing having hollow for receiving a finger of a user, a control module inside the housing for detecting signals and controlling transmissions of the signals, and a fingerprint scanning module coupled to the control module for detecting fingerprints and transmitting fingerprint signals to the control... Agent: Byip, Ltd.

20100110012 - Asymmetric shuffle keyboard: An asymmetric keyboard with a QWERTY style layout comprising a plurality of sparse grids and a plurality of dense grids is provided. A sparse grid is substantially large in size containing large keys with large labels, whereas a dense grid is substantially small in size containing small keys with small... Agent: Cubic Design Studios LLC

20100110011 - Electronic book with enhanced features: An electronic book can transfer book files to other cooperating electronic books using peer-to-peer principles and/or using wireless broadcast transfer principles. The electronic book can also automatically reformat a book file into a native format used by the book without user interaction. Additional electronic book features are also disclosed.... Agent: Rogitz & Associates

20100110013 - Electronic device and keypad thereof: An electronic device includes a keypad, and a body having a touch screen. The keypad attached to the touch screen, includes an obverse surface and a reverse surface. A protrusion is protruded from the obverse surface and is configured to receive user input operation, an attaching member is mounted on... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100110014 - Keypunch: A device for aiding a user while entering data on a handheld keypad. The device may have a band with a protuberance that the user may wear while entering data on a handheld device. The device may be worn, for example, on a user's thumb with the protuberance in the... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100110010 - Mobile terminal using touch screen and method of controlling the same: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal and a method of controlling the same. The mobile terminal of the present invention includes a first body equipped with a first display unit and a user input unit, a second body equipped with a second display unit and coupled to the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100110015 - Method for allocating characters and input device using the same: When characters are allocated to a keyboard, a plurality of consonants are divided into a plurality of groups according to pronunciation position in the oral cavity, and the groups are allocated to corresponding columns on the keyboard of (3) rows and (10) columns. A plurality of vowels are allocated to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100110030 - Apparatus and method for inputting characters in computing device with touchscreen: A computing device with a touchscreen capable of displaying characters in multiple languages includes and apparatus and method for inputting characters with a touchscreen. In the method, keys mapped to a plurality of characters are displayed on a touchscreen. If a press and a drag occur in a key region... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100110025 - Control of computer window systems and applications using high dimensional touchpad user interface: A high dimensional touchpad (HDTP) controls a variety of computer windows systems and applications by detecting a user's finger movement in the left-right, forward-backward, roll, pitch, yaw, and downward pressure directions. One or more of the detected finger movements are then used to control specific computer applications including focusing a... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100110021 - Electronic device equipped with interactive display screen and processing method for interactive displaying: A processing method for interactive displaying is provided and applied to an electronic device equipped with an interactive display screen. The display screen includes an up-down stacked digitizer board and a touch panel. The processing method for interactive displaying includes the following steps: determining whether the digitizer board senses existence... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20100110016 - Electronic device including tactile touch-sensitive display: An electronic device includes a base and a touch-sensitive display connected to the base and movable relative thereto. The touch-sensitive display includes a display device and a touch-sensitive input device for detecting touches on the display device. The electronic device also includes a switch actuator disposed between the touch-sensitive display... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100110031 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus has: a touch operating unit touch-operating by at least operators; a detecting unit for detecting a touch state of each of the operators in touch with the touch operating unit; a coordinate system determining unit for determining a coordinate system of the touch operating unit in... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100110027 - Interactive devices: An interactive assembly including at least one interactive surface element, at least a first region of the at least one interactive surface element having first user sensible functionality and at least a second region of the at least one interactive surface element having second functionality, different from the first user... Agent: Young Law Firm, P.C. Alan W. Young

20100110032 - Interface apparatus for generating control command by touch and motion, interface system including the interface apparatus, and interface method using the same: An interface apparatus for generating a control command by touch and motion, interface system, and interface method using the same is provided. The interface apparatus includes a touch screen, motion sensor, and control unit for generating a control command. Accordingly, a user can manipulate a GUI more easily and conveniently.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100110024 - Method for providing user interface using dmd and dlp display apparatus using the method: A method for providing a user interface, and a Digital Light Processing (DLP) display apparatus using the method. In the DLP display apparatus, a Digital Micro-mirror Device (DMD) reflects light projected on a screen by a light source, and an image sensor detects the light reflected from the DMD, so... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100110017 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device having a touch screen display includes rendering a graphical user interface including a character entry portion and a display portion, the character entry portion having a selection area and a character display area, the character display area having a plurality of characters... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100110018 - Portable electronic device including touch-sensitive input device and method of controlling same: A touch-sensitive input unit includes a base, a touch-sensitive input surface for detecting a touch event thereon, the touch-sensitive input surface connected to and moveable relative to the base, and an actuating arrangement including an elastically deformable substrate between the touch-sensitive input surface and the base, and a piezoelectric patch... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100110029 - Position detecting device: A position detecting device includes: a display unit having a first electrode formed of a transparent conductive film, a plurality of second electrodes, and display material interposed between the first electrode and the second electrodes; a display driver configured to drive the display unit based on a video signal input... Agent: Christensen, O'connor, Johnson, Kindness, PLLC

20100110026 - Tactile sensor and signal processing method for a tactile sensor: The invention is a signal processing method for a tactile sensor, said tactile sensor having a tactile surface and elementary sensors (10) being suitable for three dimensional force sensing and being arranged along the tactile surface, wherein sensing is carried out by reading signals of the elementary sensors (10). For... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100110022 - Touch display panel: A touch display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate and a liquid crystal layer is provided. The first substrate includes sensing areas and a non-sensing area outside the sensing areas. Each sensing area is provided with a first electrode thereon. The second substrate includes main spacers, sensing protrusions,... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100110034 - Touch panel and quick scrolling method thereof: A touch panel and a quick scrolling method thereof are disclosed. The quick scrolling method includes the steps stated below. Firstly, a first location of an object at a fist moment of time is detected by a touch panel. Next, a second location of the object at a second moment... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100110033 - Touch panel device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A touch panel device includes a touch panel that includes a first substrate, a second substrate that is arranged so as to face the first substrate with a gap interposed therebetween, a extension outer edge portion that is arranged in the first substrate and is formed so as to be... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100110023 - Touch-sensing substrate, color filter substrate and touch-sensing liquid crystal display: A color filter substrate including a substrate, a plurality of patterned color filter layers, and a plurality of sensing serials is provided. The substrate has a first surface and a second surface opposite to the first surface. The substrate includes a plurality of display regions arranged in array and a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100110028 - Touchscreen display substrate and touchscreen display apparatus having the same: A touchscreen display substrate includes; a plurality of pixel parts including a plurality of first pixel rows arranged in a first direction, and a plurality of pixel columns arranged in a second direction substantially perpendicular to the first direction, wherein each of the plurality of pixel parts includes a pixel... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100110019 - Virtual periphery display buttons: An input device for use with an information handling system is disclosed. The input device may include a display device having a viewing area defined by a perimeter, a graphic user interface configured to display a virtual button within the viewing area adjacent the perimeter, a frame adjacent the perimeter... Agent: Baker Botts L.l.p

20100110020 - Virtual press number pad: The present invention provides methods for associating a gesture, in contact with a touch screen, with a character. More specifically, the present invention links a user's movement on a surface of a device to represent a character. A character includes any number, letter, or symbol. For example, an illustrative embodiment... Agent: Sprint Communications Company L.p.

20100110037 - Control circuit and control method for capacitive touch panel: A control circuit and a control method for a capacitive touch panel are provided. Therein, while a scanning signal charges and discharges each trace on the capacitive touch panel, a signal in phase with the scanning signal is provided to traces adjacent to the scanned trace or a ground layer... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100110035 - Flat panel display with capacitance sensing touch screen: There is disclosed a display device with an integral touch screen. A display panel includes a plurality of pixels controlled by a plurality of column electrodes and a plurality of row electrodes. A column driver having a plurality of outputs drives the plurality of column electrodes, and a row driver... Agent: SocalIPLaw Group LLP

20100110039 - Multi-touch resistive touch panel and detecting method: A multi-touch resistive touch panel including a first substrate, a second substrate and a spacing element is provided. The spacing element is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first substrate has a first transparent electrode, two first conductive electrodes and two second conductive electrodes, wherein the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100110038 - Mutual capacitance touch screen and combined mutual capacitance touch screen: A mutual capacitance touch screen and a combined mutual capacitance touch screen formed by the combination of mutual capacitance touch screens. A driving layer and a sensor layer are included, wherein the driving layer comprises driving electrodes distributed at intervals in the same plane; the sensor layer comprises sense electrodes... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100110041 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device capable of having an electrostatic capacitive type touch panel function without substantially increasing the thickness of the display device and/or including a touch panel with an improved interface between a touch panel module of the touch panel and a touch panel drive integrated circuit... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100110036 - Sensing structure and displayer comprising the same: A sensing structure and a displayer comprising the same are provided. The displayer further comprises a substrate and a panel disposed opposite to the substrate. The sensing structure comprises a plurality of sensing elements, a conductive assembly, and a process module. Each of the sensing elements has a position data... Agent: Patterson, Thuente, Skaar & Christensen, P.A.

20100110040 - Touch controller having increased sensing sensitivity, and display driving circuit and display device and system having the touch controller: A touch controller includes a touch data generator that is connected to a plurality of sensing lines, the touch data generator sensing a change in capacitance of a sensing unit connected to each of the sensing lines and generating touch data by processing the sensing signal corresponding to the result... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100110042 - Input/output image projection system or the like: An input/output device has a light source in optical communication with a digital mirror device (DMD) special light modulator for projecting an image and an image sensor in optical communication along a shared optical path with the same spatial light modulator for receiving an image.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100110043 - Stylus and electronic device using the same: A stylus includes a shaft and a ring connected to the shaft. The shaft is at a periphery of the ring. The ring is configured to sleeve on a finger of a user. The stylus can be steadily sleeved on the finger and convenient for using. Further provide is an... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100110044 - Jog dial actuating device: A jog dial actuating device and an electronic device are described.... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100110045 - Data line driving method: A data line driving method adapted in a display panel driver circuit is provided. The display panel driver circuit comprises a plurality rows of gate lines and a plurality of data driver stages each corresponding to a data line group, wherein the data line driving method comprises the steps of:... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100110046 - Display panel with half source driver structure and display data supplying method thereof: A display panel with half source driver structure and a display data supplying method thereof are disclosed. The display panel includes a plurality of gate driving circuits, a data line, a plurality of first gate lines and second gate lines, a plurality of first pixels and second pixels. The first... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100110049 - Driving device and a liquid crystal display including the same: A driving device including a board on which a timing controller for signal processing and a memory are mounted, the board having a conductive field, in which the conductive field has a non-contact region which is coated with an insulating material, and an exposed contact region which is not covered... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100110048 - Dual panel type organic electroluminescent display device and method of fabricating the same: The present invention relates to an organic electroluminescent display (OELD) device, more particularly, to a dual panel type OELD device and a method of fabricating the same. The OLED structure has first and second barrier walls having a reverse-taper shape with respect to the first substrate and first and second... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100110047 - Gate driving circuit and display device having the gate driving circuit: An output part outputs a high voltage of a first clock signal as a high voltage of an (m)-th gate signal (‘m’ is a natural number) and a low voltage in response to a high signal of an (m+1)-th gate signal outputted from an (m+1)-th stage. A first maintenance part... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100110050 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device comprising: a data driver supplying data signals to data output lines; a scan driver supplying scan signals sequentially to scan output lines; a light emitting control line driver supplying light emitting control signals to light emitting control output lines; and a pixel unit including... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100110051 - Control method for lens drive screen: The present invention provides a control method and its system of lens drive screen, wherein a lens connected to electronic device is displaced, then a displacement signal is generated and sent to the microprocessor of electronic device for identification, and then the displacement signal is converted into a control signal... Agent: Yh Chan

20100110052 - Information processing apparatus: In an information processing apparatus, an open/close detecting driver detects whether the information processing apparatus is opened or closed. If the open/close detecting driver detects that the information processing apparatus is opened or closed, an open/close-event handler determines whether the information processing apparatus is in an unused state. On the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100110053 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device having an image input function capable of suppressing the degradation of image quality of a display image and a captured image caused by a parasitic capacitance is provided. The liquid crystal display device, which includes an active matrix substrate (1), a counter substrate (2), and... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100110055 - Active matrix type display apparatus: An active matrix type display apparatus of the present invention includes a plurality of pixels (50) disposed in a matrix arrangement. Each of the pixels (50) includes a light-emitting element (9) which emits light in response to a supplied current, a signal line (13) connected to a signal line drive... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100110056 - Connector, connector assembly, and display apparatus having the same: The present invention relates to a connector that includes a body and a plurality of terminals. The body extends in a first direction and includes at least one side surface coupled with an external device. The terminals include a conductive material. The terminals are arranged on the body, extend in... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100110059 - Control device and led light emitting device using the control device: The present invention relates to a control device of a light emitting device that includes a plurality of LED rows formed of a plurality of LEDs sequentially connected in series. The control device includes: a plurality of switches respectively connected to the plurality of LED rows and sequentially transmitting a... Agent: Okamoto & Benedicto, LLP

20100110058 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes; a data driver integrated in one chip and which outputs data signals; a gate driver which sequentially outputs gate signals, a display panel which includes; a plurality of data lines which receive the data signals, a plurality of gate lines which receive the gate signals, and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100110054 - Display module and method for using the same: A display module used in a portable electronic device includes a display unit and a processor unit. The display unit includes a main display and a subsidiary display electronically connected to the main display. The processor unit is electronically connected to the display unit. The processor unit sends signals received... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100110057 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is described. The liquid crystal display includes a common voltage generation unit that swings first and second common voltages in opposite directions every a predetermined period of time using two voltage levels, a plurality of first longitudinal common lines that are formed parallel to data lines... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100110060 - Systems and methods for generating reference voltages: Systems and methods for generating reference voltages are provided. A representative system comprises a resistor circuit; a first switch coupled between a first end of the resistor circuit and a first power source; a second switch coupled between the first end of the resistor circuit and a second power source;... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100110065 - Driving circuit and driving method for organic el panel: A data driver includes multiple driving units which are provided in increments of data lines of a display panel, and each of which supplies a driving signal to a corresponding data line. A scanning driver drives multiple scanning lines of the display panel. Image memory stores image data which is... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100110063 - Flicker-constrained liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display has pixel electrodes, a common electrode, a liquid crystal layer provided between the pixel electrodes and the common electrode, and a back light that supplies light transmitting through the liquid crystal layer, further has a control circuit that applies a drive voltage corresponding to image data... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100110061 - Local area image displaying system: A local area image displaying system is provided for a screen of a display device for controlling a displaying area of the display device. The system includes a pixel matrix, a data driving circuit, a gate driving circuit, a timing controller, and a microprocessor unit. The pixel matrix includes plural... Agent: Apex Juris, PLLC

20100110062 - Metod for synchronizing display of images in a multi-display computer system: An image display system synchronizes the display of images on a plurality of display devices. The method entails generating at a first computer system a first signal representing first image data to be displayed on a first display device, generating at a second computer system a second signal representing second... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox, P.l.l.c.

20100110064 - Source driver and liquid crystal display device having the same: A source driver and a liquid crystal display (LCD) device having the same. A source driver may carry a clock in a data current, and may recover a clock signal and/or a data signal without being substantially affected by external frequencies and/or resistance. A source driver may include a trans-impedance... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100110066 - Integrated circuit for controlling operations of display module and first circuit module with shared pin: An integrated circuit for controlling a display module and a first circuit module with a shared pin includes: a shared pin, a display control module, a first control module, and a pin-sharing management module. The display control module is for controlling operations of the display module, wherein the display module... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100110067 - Active matrix type liquid crystal display: An active matrix type liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display comprises a plurality of pixel elements arranged in the form of a matrix. Each of the pixel elements comprises a liquid crystal element, a dynamic memory cell and a switch device. The dynamic memory cell is disposed... Agent: Flash Intellectual Property, Inc. Attn. Cheng-ju Chiang

20100110070 - 3d image generation apparatus and method: A three-dimensional (3D) image generator and 3D image generation method scale a depth map or a two-dimensional (2D) image, perform a cross filtering to sharpen a blurred region on the depth map based on location information of the depth map and 2D image, and thus obtain a clearer depth map... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100110068 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating stereoscopic image: A detecting unit detects at least one of a position and a posture of a real object located on or near a three-dimensional display surface. A calculating unit calculates a masked-area where the real object masks a ray irradiated from the three-dimensional display surface, based on at least one of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100110071 - Pseudo-realistic rendering of bim data responsive to positional indicator: An electronically implemented method of on-site visualization of building information model data, the method constituted of: loading a 3D scene comprising building information model data; receiving real time positional information comprising geographic coordinate information and orientation information; rendering a pseudo-realistic image of the loaded 3D scene responsive to the real... Agent: Simon Kahn - Pyi Tech, Ltd. C/o Landonip, Inc

20100110069 - System for rendering virtual see-through scenes: A system for displaying an image on a display includes a display for displaying an image thereon. A three dimensional representation of an image is obtained. The three dimensional representation is rendered as a two dimensional representation on the display. An imaging device is associated with the display. The location... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20100110072 - Terminal, image display method and program for displaying music-related images: A jacket image receiver acquires data for music to be played back and, in addition, a related image related to the music. A three-dimensional image generating unit displays the related image related to music played back in the past along with the related image related to the music currently played... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100110073 - Method for creating, storing, and providing access to three-dimensionally scanned images: A method is provided for creating, storing, and providing access to three-dimensional (3D) image files for subsequent use in virtual world environments. The method includes receiving 3D data generated through scanning of a person or object; recording and formatting the data into a digital image file; storing the digital image... Agent: Feldman Gale, P.A.

20100110074 - Pitch determination systems and methods for aerial roof estimation: User interface systems and methods for roof estimation are described. Example embodiments include a roof estimation system that provides a user interface configured to facilitate roof model generation based on one or more aerial images of a building roof. In one embodiment, roof model generation includes image registration, image lean... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100110075 - Dynamic biplane roentgen stereophotogrammetric analysis: A method of generating a three-dimensional volumetric representation of a subject. The method includes capturing a first image of the subject with a first capture device from a first perspective, accessing a stored volumetric model of the subject, and approximating a first orientation of the stored volumetric model that corresponds... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100110079 - Measuring audience reaction: Audience migration information can include information about audience members who tuned to, or away from, a station at particular times, and can suggest a rate of change in the average number of audience members over a first time period, and a rate of change in the number of audience members... Agent: Edward J. Marshall, Attorney At Law (for Clear Channel Communications, Inc)

20100110078 - Method and computer program product for plotting distribution area of data points in scatter diagram: A method for plotting a distribution area of a plurality of data points each having two paired variables in a scatter diagram includes (a) dividing a distribution of data points into at least two division areas in one or more radial directions of the distribution of data points from an... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100110076 - Spatial temporal visual analysis of thermal data: Systems, methods, and other embodiments associated with spatial temporal visual analysis of thermal data are described. One example system includes recording a set of temperature data including multiple dimensions of data from a set of sensors attached to racks of computers in a data center. The example system also includes... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100110077 - System and method for identifying power usage issues: A system and method analyzes resource consumption without requiring sensors at every device for which consumption is analyzed. Data rates used to provide resource use information may be increased or decreased based on user actions.... Agent: Innovation Partners

20100110080 - System and method for comic creation and editing: A system and method for comic creation and editing utilizes pre-drawn comic objects arranged in comic panels. Comic panels include pre-drawn comic objects with articulatable parts which may be manipulated by a user of a networked user computer such as by use of a web browser. Comic panels created or... Agent: Laurence C. Bonar

20100110081 - Software-aided creation of animated stories: Software-assistance that allows a child or other author to generate a story. The author may generate their own content and add that author-generated content to the story. For instance, the author could drawn their own background, background items, and/or characters. These drawn items could even be added to a library... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100110082 - Web-based real-time animation visualization, creation, and distribution: The subject matter disclosed herein provides methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for generating animations in real-time. In one aspect there is provided a method. The method may include generating an animation by selecting one or more clips, the clips configured to include a first state representing an introduction,... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20100110083 - Metaprocessor for gpu control and synchronization in a multiprocessor environment: Included are embodiments of systems and methods for processing metacommands. In at least one exemplary embodiment a Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) includes a metaprocessor configured to process at least one context register, the metaprocessor including context management logic and a metaprocessor control register block coupled to the metaprocessor, the metaprocessor... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100110084 - Parallel pipeline graphics system: The present invention relates to a parallel pipeline graphics system. The parallel pipeline graphics system includes a back-end configured to receive primitives and combinations of primitives (i.e., geometry) and process the geometry to produce values to place in a frame buffer for rendering on screen. Unlike prior single pipeline implementation,... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100110085 - Microcontroller with integrated graphical processing unit: A microcontroller with an integrated special instruction processing unit and a programmable cycle state machine. The special instruction processing unit allows offloading of intensive processing of output data and the programmable cycle state machine minimizes the amount of customized, off chip circuitry necessary to connect the microcontroller to an external... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100110086 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: Provided are a display apparatus and a control method thereof which supports image data at differing frame rates, such as 60 Hz and 120 Hz, input from an image supply source. The display apparatus includes a first scaler which processes input image data; a second scaler which processes input image... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100110088 - Method and apparatus for data communication based on digital image processing: A data communication apparatus based on digital image processing is provided, in which a display displays a color block array including color blocks corresponding to transmission data, a camera captures an image of a color block array displayed on a display of a transmitting side, a storage stores a code... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100110087 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof, which are suitable for facilitating a user to use the terminal, are disclosed. The present invention includes providing multimedia relevant data in graphic data to a graphic processing unit, rendering a graphic frame using non-multimedia relevant data in the graphic data and providing... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100110089 - Multiple gpu context synchronization using barrier type primitives: Included are systems and methods for Graphics Processing Unit (GPU) synchronization. At least one embodiment of a system includes at least one producer GPU configured to receive data related to at least one context, the at least one producer GPU further configured to process at least a portion of the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100110090 - Active-matrix display device: Multiple grayscale image data is displayed efficiently. Image data is stored in a frame memory, and a predetermined bit of the image data is also stored in a pixel memory having a memory for each pixel. Video data in the pixel memory and video data in the frame memory (22)... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100110091 - Apparatus and method of reading texture data for texture mapping: An apparatus and method of reading texture data for texture mapping. Each of a plurality of blocks included in a cache memory may have any one of an even numbered index or odd numbered index. In this instance, the cache memory may be embodied with an odd numbered index cache... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100110092 - Distributed processing when editing an image in a browser: Methods, apparatus, computer program products and systems are provided for editing an image. In one method a selection of an image for editing is received at a server, the image being presented in a browser of a client device. Edit data is received at the server to allow the server... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100110093 - Graphics processing systems: Such representations of two smooth curves 80, 81 are packed into a single graphics texture (the same texel space) 82 by giving each curve 80, 81 a different threshold value, setting the texel values so that they are appropriately valued with respect to each curve's threshold value, and ensuring that... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

20100110094 - Display control device, display device, and display control method: A display control device includes: a differential circuit that detects a difference in luminance between a first image and a second image in units of pixels; a comparison circuit that detects whether or not the difference in luminance between the first image data and the second image data is equal... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100110096 - Display device: A light shield (204) for blocking light traveling toward a PIN photodiode (413) from a glass substrate (314) side is formed of a conductive material, and a reference electric potential (Vr−nVoc) equal to that of a cathode of the PIN photodiode (413) is applied to the light shield (204) from... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100110097 - Driving device of a light source module, light source module having the driving device, driving method of the light source module, and display device having the driving device: A light source module includes a plurality of light-emitting blocks. A local-dimming driver drives the light-emitting blocks based on a received clock signal (first reference clock) and received dimming levels. The clock signal is input to a liquid crystal display panel and is also input to the local-dimming driver but... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100110095 - Electronic device and information processing device: The present invention provides an electronic device and the like that can prevent the leakage of information related to a display image through an observation signal of an electromagnetic signal emitted from an electronic device or the like. The electronic device (10) includes a display control unit (11a) that causes... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100110098 - Method for compensating for poor uniformity of liquid crystal display having non-uniform backlight and display that exhibits non-uniformity compensating function: The invention relates to a method for compensating for poor uniformity of a liquid crystal display having a non-uniform backlight. By virtue of selecting a standard color that all cells can achieve to serve as a virtually primary color, the invention measures to give the relationship between the tri-stimulus values... Agent: Yen Jung Sung

20100110099 - Dynamic search result highlighting: A dynamic highlighting system initially applies a high-level highlight to occurrences of one or more keywords in a search result that fades to a low-level highlight effect. The system receives search results from a search engine and identifies occurrences of keywords in the search results. The system applies a first... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100110100 - Method and system for extracting and applying colour schemes across domains: A method and system for applying a colour scheme from a source domain to an application domain, wherein the source domain is graphically different from the application domain. The method comprises mapping colours present in the source domain onto a reference colour space; mapping colours present in an object displayable... Agent: Greenberg Traurig LLP (la)

20100110101 - User interface color scheme customization systems and methods: In certain exemplary embodiments, data representative of a color scheme including a plurality of colors is maintained, a parameter for each of the colors is shifted by a same offset to generate another color scheme, and the other color scheme is associated with a graphical user interface. In certain embodiments,... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100110102 - Methods of and apparatus for processing computer graphics: In a graphics processing system, when a 16× sampling mask is used for sampling the image to be displayed, fragments are generated and rendered to generate rendered fragment data for each covered sampling position. However, the 16× sampling mask (81, 84, 86, 89) can be divided into a two-level hierarchy... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

20100110103 - Multidimensional particle analysis data cluster reconstruction: Systems and methods for multidimensional particle analysis data cluster mapping and reconstruction are provided. In one embodiment, a method for reconstructing multidimensional particle analysis data clusters is provided. The method includes obtaining a set of segmented two-dimensional projections corresponding to multidimensional particle analysis data associated with a biological sample of... Agent: Sterne Kessler Goldstein & Fox, P.l.l.c.

20100110104 - Effects applied to images in a browser: Methods, apparatus, computer program products and systems are provided for editing an image in a browser. One method includes receiving crop data at a server including information defining a crop size and location associated with a cropping operation to be applied to an image in accordance with user instructions received... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100110105 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing synchronized navigation: An apparatus for providing synchronized navigation may include a processor. The processor may be configured to provide for concurrent display of information related to a space dimension on a background layer and information related to a linear dimension on a foreground layer, wherein the foreground layer is provided as an... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100110106 - Video and graphics system with parallel processing of graphics windows: A display engine of a video and graphics system includes one or more processing elements and receives graphics from a memory. The graphics data define multiple graphics layers, and the processing elements process two or more graphics layers in parallel to generate blended graphics. Alpha values may be used while... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100110107 - Method and apparatus for determining image orientation: A method and apparatus for automatically deciding on the orientation of image. The method includes computing average and standard deviation of luminance of the top region of a portion of the image, of the bottom region of a portion of the image, of the left region of a portion of... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100110108 - Method and device for optimizing an image displayed on a screen: A method and electronic device is provided for optimizing an image displayed on a screen on the electronic device. The size of the image is maximized in relation to the size of the screen and readability of the text in the image is determined by using graphic parameters.... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100110112 - Backlight apparatus and display apparatus: The backlight apparatus allows brightness control with minimum image quality deterioration. This apparatus (1) has: an illuminating section (20) that radiates illuminating light on a liquid crystal panel (10); a brightness determining section (30) that determines a light emission brightness value of the illuminating section (20) and updates a light... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100110110 - Driving circuit: The present invention provides a driving circuit. The driving circuit comprises: a plurality of signal output terminals, a data signal generating module, a gray level reference voltage generating module, a digital-to-analog converter (DAC), a first multiplex output module, an output buffer, a second multiplex output module, and a switch module.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100110111 - Light source device, method for driving the same and display device having the same: A light source device includes; a light source module including a plurality of light-emitting blocks, a local dimming driving part, which drives the plurality of light-emitting blocks on the basis of a dimming level of a over light-emitting block, by controlling a dimming level of the over light-emitting block and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100110109 - Method, device and system for transmitting image data over serial signals: Some demonstrative embodiments of the invention include methods, devices and/or systems to transfer data over serial signals, for example, a method of transferring over serial signals data representing an image to be reproduced, the method including generating a set of one or more data signals including image data received at... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100110113 - Semiconductor device, display device and electronic apparatus: When a resistance load inverter is used to control lighting/non-lighting of a pixel, in accordance with characteristic variations of a transistor forming the resistance load inverter, variations occur in light emission of each pixel. As an inverter in a pixel, an N channel transistor and a P channel transistor are... Agent: Eric Robinson

20100110114 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving thereof: A liquid crystal display device has: a liquid crystal panel having liquid crystal cells arranged at respective intersections of data lines and scanning lines; and a data line driver circuit. Six kinds of data signals include: a first data signal of positive polarity associated with a first color image data;... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100110115 - Frame rate control method and display device using the same: A frame rate control (FRC) method is provided for driving a number of pixels according to a number of pixels data. The pixels include a number of first color sub-pixels. In this method, the dithering process is performed to the pixels data in two frames according to two basic matrixes... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

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