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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems June invention type 06/10

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20100156755 - Display panel control device: A display panel control device includes display panels, light sensors and control units. The display panels contain respectively plural illuminating elements to function for illumination. A quantity of the light sensor is equivalent to that of the display panel that each display panel includes one light sensor. A quantity of... Agent: Troxell Law Office PLLC

20100156757 - Screen synchronous control apparatus: A screen synchronous control apparatus includes a reference timing transmitting unit 3 for transmitting a reference timing signal about display of a plurality of display screens 11, 12, and 13 at predetermined intervals, a display control unit 1 for transmitting a drawing instruction for displaying display data on the plurality... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100156756 - System and method for digital multi-lateral proofreading during a meeting: A digital multi-lateral system and method for proofreading a composition during a meeting. The system comprises a multi-screened monitor unit having a first screen and at least one oppositely facing second screen mounted in a common housing, images of a selected composition being viewable simultaneously on the first screen and... Agent: Marsteller & Associates

20100156758 - Apparatus and method for landing a rotary wing aircraft: An aircraft (160) approaches a landing point (162) following a flight path (164) to a designation point (166), the pilot sights the landing point (162) and activates the apparatus. A first calculation of coordinates for the landing point (162) is made and landing symbology generated. The pilot reviews the landing... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100156759 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes first and second light-emitting regions which are arranged in a first direction, a first electron-emitting device corresponding to the first light-emitting region which is located further from the second light-emitting region than the first light-emitting region with respect to the first direction, a second electron-emitting... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100156760 - Motion controlled multimedia content viewing method and system: A method and system for controlling display of multimedia content. A request to display a multimedia program is received, a motion state of a display enablement device (DED) is determined, and based on the motion state of the DED, a determination is made whether to respond to the display request... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Jw Attn: Patent Docketing

20100156761 - Edge emissive display device: A display device includes a plurality of Y display slices, each display slice having electronic structures, which include a one-dimensional array of X adjacent pixels that emit light from a face edge of the display slice in response to electrical power. The display slices are assembled in a layered arrangement... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100156763 - Organic electroluminescent display device including heat-radiating means: An organic electroluminescent display device includes an organic electroluminescent display (OLED) panel having a first surface for displaying images and a second surface opposite to the first surface, a thermal pad attached to the second surface, a heat sink attached to the thermal pad such that the thermal pad is... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100156762 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display (OLED) device capable of compensating for threshold voltage of a driving transistor in which this OLED device uses a scan driver to sequentially supply scan signals to scan lines. A data driver supplies data signals to data lines when the scan signals are supplied with... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100156764 - Line-sequential driving display: A line-sequential driving display that displays an image by exciting phosphor disposed on the rear surface of a face plate, transmitting light emitted from the excited phosphor through the face plate, and emitting the light from the front surface of the face plate. The display includes a light blocking layer... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100156765 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes a substrate where OLEDs are formed and an encapsulation member fixed onto the substrate while covering the OLEDs. The encapsulation member includes a photochromic material so that the encapsulation member is colored by external light.... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100156766 - Digital-drive electroluminescent display with aging compensation: An electroluminescent (EL) subpixel driven by a digital-drive scheme has a readout transistor driven by a current source when the drive transistor is non-conducting. This produces an emitter-voltage signal from which an aging signal representing the efficiency of the EL emitter can be computed. The aging signal is used to... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100156767 - Electronic led display device for displaying pattern on rotatable object: An electronic LED display device for displaying a pattern on a rotatable object; wherein when the rotating object rotates with a high speed, the pattern will display; the device comprises a printed circuit board on the rotatable object is arranged with a bank of light emitting diodes; a speed detection... Agent: Wan-hsiang Huang Wan-hsiang Huang

20100156768 - Display media, method of forming display media, and printer for printing on display media: A display media is disclosed which includes (1) a first flexible sheet, (2) a second flexible sheet, (3) a display activation substance located between the first and second flexible sheets, (4) a relatively transparent conductive layer located directly adjacent to the first flexible sheet, (5) a display controller located on... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100156773 - Image display device, portable terminal device, display panel and image display method using the same: d

20100156772 - Image processing device and image display system: The present invention provides an image processing device and an image display system achieving image quality improvement in moving picture by suppressing a motion blur in a hold-type display device, while maintaining low cost. The image processing device processes image data provided from outside and outputting the image data to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100156771 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is provided. The liquid crystal display includes a pixel array having a plurality of pixels in a matrix on a substrate. First and second pixels are adjacent to each other along a first direction. The first and second pixels each include first and second switching elements.... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100156770 - Liquid crystal display device: An LCD device adapted to prevent a malfunction caused by an electrical current leaking through an electrostatic discharger is disclosed. The LCD device includes the floating line disposed between common line and gate lines or data lines. Electrostatic dischargers are connected between the common line and the floating line as... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100156769 - Liquid crystal display panel: A liquid crystal display panel includes a display area, a wiring area, and an external circuit area, wherein the wiring area is between the display area and the external circuit area. The liquid crystal display panel includes many pixel structures, external pads and wiring sets. Each wiring set includes a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100156774 - Adaptive image processing method and apparatus for reduced colour shift in lcds: A method and apparatus is provided for reducing colour shift in relation to viewing angle in an LCD. The method includes receiving a plurality of pixel data constituting an image, each pixel data including a plurality of sub-pixel colour components having respective data values; for each of the pixel data,... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100156775 - Electronic apparatus and backlight unit for the same: An electronic apparatus having a heat discharging structure which divides light driving sources into driving devices generating high heat and driving devices generating relatively low heat, and a backlight unit for the electronic apparatus is provided. The electronic apparatus includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel; a light source module... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100156776 - Liquid crystal display device:

20100156778 - Display panel module, display unit, inspection device for display panel and inspection method for display panel: A display panel module, includes: a display panel having a light-transmitting section that can control a transmissive light amount; an illuminating device that can irradiate a light to the display panel; an illumination controller for controlling the drive of the illuminating device; a display panel controller for controlling the drive... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100156777 - Method of driving light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A method of driving a light source includes; driving a plurality of light-emitting blocks included in a light source module at a uniform luminance during an initial period in response to a power-on signal, and subsequently driving the plurality of light-emitting blocks individually in accordance with respective luminances of a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156779 - Electrophoretic display device and method of fabricating the same: An electrophoretic display device includes a first substrate having a display region and a non-display region at a periphery of the display region, the display region including a pixel region; gate and data lines on the first substrate and in the display region, the gate and data lines crossing each... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100156780 - Methods for achieving improved color in microencapsulated electrophoretic devices: A method for manufacturing a full color, reflective display includes the steps of depositing a first plurality of electrophoretic display elements in substantial registration with a first electrode and a second plurality of electrophoretic display elements in substantial registration with a second electrode. The electrophoretic display elements include a capsule... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20100156781 - Eye gaze control during avatar-based communication: An avatar image on a device display, such as a cell phone or laptop computer, maintains natural and realistic eye contact with a user (a human being) while the user is communicating with the other human being, whose avatar is displayed on the device. Thus, the user and the avatar... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20100156782 - Hand control image for replication: A system and method for a display in the gaze-forward position of a vehicle operator, showing hand position relative to various control inputs or hand positions relative to a control surface. The hand replication system includes a control input device, a display displaying an image of the control input device,... Agent: Dickinson Wright PLLC

20100156783 - Wearable data input device: A wearable data input device. A garment to be worn on a user's hand includes at least one digit portion for receiving a corresponding digit of the user's hand; a palmar portion; and a dorsal portion. A plurality of contact sensors includes at least one sensor on each digit portion... Agent: Blake, Cassels & Graydon, LLP

20100156784 - Display apparatus and program: A display apparatus includes: a display surface that includes a plurality of display elements of which colors are rewritten in accordance with a period of executing a rewriting process; a detection section that detects positions of the plurality of display elements subjected to the rewriting for each predetermined cycle; a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156787 - Head mount display: A HMD images at least a portion of a field of view of a user, and detects a user's hand based on a result of an analysis of an imaged image. The HMD performs a control of defining and displaying a position of an operation part of a virtual operation... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156786 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, and control method for input apparatus: An input apparatus capable of transmitting a signal corresponding to an operation of a user to a control apparatus capable of switching display among a plurality of display screens, includes a first detection section, a second detection section, and a mode switch section. The first detection section detects analog information... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100156785 - Input device and data processing system: An input device includes a main body and a motion sensor unit. The main body has a longitudinal axis. The motion sensor unit is configured and arranged to detect rotation of the main body about the longitudinal axis. The motion sensor unit has an X-axis angular velocity sensor configured and... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100156788 - Input device and data processing system: An input device includes a main body, a motion sensor unit and a coordinate conversion processing unit. The coordinate conversion processing unit configured to perform coordinate conversion processing based on a Y-axis acceleration and a Z-axis acceleration detected by the motion sensor unit with a first two-dimensional orthogonal coordinate system... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100156789 - Methods of managing a parameter displayed in an interactive graphic object: a step for activation of the means of selecting the first graphic object and of displacing the pointer within a determined area engaging the displacement of the first graphic object, a second graphic object appearing under the first graphic object, the second graphic object including the preceding value of the... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP

20100156792 - Mouse: A mouse is disclosed and includes a wheel assembly which includes a first wheel and a second wheel. The second wheel is disposed adjacent to the first wheel. There is a predetermined distance between the first wheel and the second wheel. Particularly, a user can selectively roll the first wheel,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec

20100156790 - Power-saving computer mouse: A power-saving computer mouse having installed therein a switching transistor and a proximity sensor switch formed of a capacitive proximity sensor and a charge induction plate for controlling said switching transistor to switch on the power supply circuit when the user holds the computer mouse with a hand, or to... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100156791 - Temperature controlled mouse: A temperature controlled mouse includes a central controller, a driver control circuit, a temperature control circuit, and a signal transmitting circuit. The driver control circuit generates coordinate control signals and pointer clicking signals, and the signals are transmitted to a host computer coupled to the mouse via the signal transmitting... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100156796 - Adaptive keypad device for portable terminal and control method thereof: Provided are an adaptive keypad device for a portable terminal and a method for controlling the adaptive keypad device. The adaptive keypad device includes a display screen being opened from or slid on a keypad by a user in at least two directions, an adaptive keypad on which letters or... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100156795 - Large size capacitive touch screen panel: A capacitive touch screen panel (TSP) includes multiple TSP sections assembled in a planar arrangement to provide a unitary user interface area. Each one of the TSP sections is configured for independent activation/deactivation with respect to other TSP sections.... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100156794 - Method and system of coupling an outer covering to a frame of an appliance: Coupling an outer covering to a frame of an appliance. At least some of the illustrative embodiments are devices including a frame member of an appliance (the frame member defines an outer portion and a first ridge feature on the outer portion, the first ridge feature has a length along... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100156793 - System and method for an information handling system touchscreen keyboard: An information handling system automatically presents a keyboard input device on a touchscreen display in response to detecting touches on the touchscreen in a keyboard configuration. The location of the keyboard and placement of the keys adapt to an end user's touch, providing a conveniently-sized input device automatically adapted to... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20100156798 - Accelerometer sensitive soft input panel: A virtual keyboard may be created on the display screen or soft input panel of a portable electronic device. The virtual keyboard may be created such that it is larger than the screen size of the portable electronic device. The virtual keyboard may be moved or slid across the screen... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100156797 - Compact handset communication and processing device and methods: The present invention is directed to a handheld electronic device comprising one or two modules operatively interconnected via a pivotable connection mechanism or other moveable mechanical interconnection. Each module has two surfaces facing in opposing directions. The device further comprises a first display carried by a surface of a module,... Agent: Sand & Sebolt

20100156799 - Portable terminal device and input mode control method: A portable terminal device in which a preset input mode can be forcibly return to by a simple operation and the user convenience and operability can be improved and its input mode control method. When the operation of a specific key is detected or the operating time of the specific... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100156800 - Electronic device and a data input method for the electronic device: An electronic device and a data input method for the electronic device are provided. The electronic device has keys and a display device. When a user depress one or more keys to complete data input, a set of values is acquired. To locate a data from a database of the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100156801 - Lighting and usability features for key structures and keypads on computing devices: A keypad is provided for a computing device. The keypad includes one or more lighting devices or mechanisms for illuminating a plurality of keys structures. In an embodiment, the plurality of key structures are formed from a milky material.... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20100156803 - Keyboard formed from touch display panel, method of imparting a keyboard input function to a touch display device, and device having a keyboard or hand-writing input function and an image output function: A keyboard layout image is displayed on a touch display, so as to serve as a keyboard to perform a key-in function corresponding to the keyboard layout image through touching the touch display. The keyboard layout image displayed on the touch display may be defined by an end user. Furthermore,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100156802 - System and method for selecting a character in a mobile device: A mobile device includes a character selecting system to select proper characters to edit a short message on the mobile electronic device. Selection of the proper characters by the character selecting system includes generation of a character list to edit a short message, generation of a number list corresponding to... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100156817 - Character input method and handheld electronic device: A character input method applicable to a handheld electronic device is provided. The character input method includes the following steps. Firstly, a motion path of the handheld electronic device is sensed. Next, the motion path is transformed into a stroke path. Afterward, an input character corresponding to the stroke path... Agent: J C Patents

20100156810 - Diamond pattern on a single layer: A touch screen assembly and method of manufacturing thereof that includes a single layer of conductive material is provided. The conductive material is configured to include a horizontal pattern and a vertical pattern of electrodes, with one of the patterns having gaps between the electrodes, such that the electrodes in... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100156827 - Display panel and manufacturing method of the same: Provided are a display panel which can detect a touch position derived from a user's touch and can prevent erroneous touch position data from being generated even when an erroneous connection to a position sensing line is present due a processing deviation or a cell gap deviation, and a manufacturing... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100156831 - Dual pen interactive whiteboard system: An electromagnetic interactive whiteboard system includes a first electronic pen (16) constructed and arranged to operate at a first frequency (F1). At least a second electronic pen (18) is constructed and arranged to operate at a second frequency (F2) that is different from the first frequency. An electromagnetic interactive whiteboard... Agent: Manelli Denison & Selter

20100156821 - Electronic device and method for detecting moving direction of inputs: An electronic device includes an input apparatus and a processor. The input apparatus includes a plurality of infrared ray (IR) modules, and each of the plurality of IR modules generates a pulse signal when activated by a user input. The processor includes a plurality of interrupt pins, and each of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100156833 - Electronic device having touch screen and method for changing data displayed on the touch screen: In a time data display mode, a time data is displayed in at least one display block partially assigned to a touch screen of an electronic device. After the touch gesture or the drag gesture is detected in one of the display block, the current time data in the display... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100156823 - Electronic device including touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same to provide tactile feedback: A method includes determining an adjustable response setting for an electronic device, detecting a touch event on a touch-sensitive display of the electronic device, and imparting, by an actuator, a first force on the touch-sensitive display by increasing the first force over a ramp-up time period and reducing the first... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100156832 - Ergonomic keyboard and laptop: The present invention in several embodiments is an innovative touch screen keyboard designed to alleviate the strain that comes with using a computer everyday. This touch screen keyboard features a touch screen surface having touch screen keys which may be struck by an individual as if such individual were typing... Agent: James Ray & Associates

20100156812 - Gesture-based delivery from mobile device: A computing device displays an item on a display of the computing device and establishes a wireless connection with one or more other devices. The computing device receives an input gesture on a touch panel of the computing device, where the input gesture has a direction, and determines a geographic... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100156836 - Head mount display: A HMD photographs at least a portion of a field of view of a user, and detects a hand of the user based on a result of analysis of an imaged image. The HMD performs a control of deciding and displaying a position of an operation part of a virtual... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156834 - Image selection method: Methods and systems for selecting one or more images from a plurality of captured images are disclosed. One method comprises the steps of: analysing the plurality of captured images to recognise faces in the captured images using a facial recognition process (step 304); updating a count variable relating to a... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100156830 - Information processing apparatus information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus is provided which include a display control unit that causes a touch panel to display a slider to specify one of specifiable values by an operating body as a specified value and a start edge value and an end edge value stored in a storage unit... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100156835 - Information processor and information processing method: According to one embodiment, an information processor includes a detector and a controller. The detector detects a contacted area. The controller selects an activation mode to activate the information processor based on information related to the contacted area detected by the detector prior to activation of the information processor.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100156825 - Liquid crystal display: A multi-touch sensing method and apparatus are described. The multi-touch sensing method includes: storing, in a memory, coordinate values of a first dead zone and coordinate values of a second dead zone existing between first and second pair of image sensors, respectively; calculating coordinate values of touch points from images... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100156809 - Method and apparatus for avionic touchscreen operation providing sensible feedback: A method is provided for avionic touchscreen operation. The method includes the steps of displaying one or more user input devices on a touchscreen panel, receiving user inputs on a face of the touchscreen panel, and generating input signals in response to the user inputs. The method further includes the... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100156819 - Method and apparatus for detecting a touch position, and touchscreen display apparatus having the same: A method for detecting a touch position includes integrating a readout current detected at a sensing part to generate an integrated readout voltage, converting the integrated readout voltage into a digital converted readout voltage data and compensating a variation of the digital converted readout voltage data to determine whether the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156815 - Method and touch-sensitive apparatus for searching entries in a stored list: A method (300) in an electronic device (100) having a touch sensitive display (102) for searching entries in a stored list includes presenting (302) a reference character set as reference character ranges on an A by B matrix (103) of touch sensitive keys (120,121,122,123,124,125). Upon actuating a touch sensitive key... Agent: Philip H. Burrus, Iv

20100156829 - Method of driving electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: A method for driving a touch panel-mounted electrophoretic display device includes: connecting a first control line or a second control line and a first electrode of the device with a switching circuit based on output from a memory circuit, and setting the electric potentials of the first and second control... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100156808 - Morphing touch screen layout: A device displays one or more display elements on a touch screen associated with the device, and detects interaction of a finger, associated with a user of the device, with the touch screen. The device also calculates one or more touch areas associated with the finger based on the detected... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100156818 - Multi touch with multi haptics: Methods and systems for processing touch inputs are disclosed. The invention in one respect includes reading data from a multi-touch sensing device such as a multi-touch touch screen where the data pertains to touch input with respect to the multi-touch sensing device, and identifying at least one multi-touch gesture based... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP/apple Inc.

20100156804 - Multi-finger sub-gesture reporting for a user interface device: Touch sensor methods, devices and systems are disclosed. One embodiment of the present invention pertains to a method for reporting a sub-gesture on a touch sensing surface, e.g., laid over a display of a user interface device. The method comprises determining a number of fingers simultaneously placed on the touch... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20100156811 - New pattern design for a capacitive touch screen: A capacitive touch sensor assembly that includes multiple regions is provided herein. Each of the multiple regions may include a top and a bottom array of patterned conductive material, such as indium tin oxide. The touch sensor assembly may further include a separate controller for each region, wherein the patterned... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100156824 - Portable electronic device and method of control: A portable electronic device includes a housing, a touch-sensitive display movable with respect to the housing, and at least one piezoelectric actuator arranged to provide tactile feedback to the touch-sensitive display in response to an actuation signal by moving the touch-sensitive display. The at least one piezoelectric actuator may move... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100156814 - Portable electronic device including tactile touch-sensitive input device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling an electronic device having a touch-sensitive input surface includes monitoring the touch-sensitive input surface of a touch event thereon, and modulating a force on the touch-sensitive input surface for causing a first movement of the touch-sensitive input surface relative to a base of the electronic device... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100156816 - Selectable options for graphic objects displayed on a touch-screen interface: Graphic objects may be displayed on the touch-screen display as part of a graphical interface presented to the user. Options relating to the graphic objects may be displayed near or around the object. The options may be displayed as one or more icons that are displayed on the graphical interface... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100156826 - Touch panel: In a touch panel, a rectangular resistive film is formed on a substrate and electrodes are provided along the four sides of the resistive film. Each electrode includes a plurality of gaps and a plurality of divided electrodes. The divided electrodes are linearly arranged along the corresponding side of the... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100156805 - Touch screen device and methods thereof configured for a plurality of resolutions: Disclosed is a touch screen and a method of touch screen having a first plurality of sensor segments coupled to first scan lines and a second plurality of sensor segments being subsections of one of the first plurality of sensor segments, the second plurality of sensor segments including second scan... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100156828 - Touch type display device: A touch type display device includes: a flat panel display module; a plurality of infrared light emitting units disposed on a portion or on the entirety of the edge of the flat panel display module; an infrared camera disposed on at least two corners of the flat panel display module;... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100156813 - Touch-sensitive display screen with absolute and relative input modes: A touch-sensitive display screen has at least two input modes for touch input. In an absolute input mode, positional information is interpreted in an absolute sense: an on-screen object or cursor can be moved, selected or activated by tapping or touching the screen at the location of the object itself... Agent: Raubvogel Law Office

20100156822 - Touch-sensitive interface device: A touch-sensitive interface device is disclosed. The touch-sensitive interface device according to an embodiment of the invention can include a touchscreen, an image display panel coupled to one face of the touchscreen, a driving unit that vibrates the touchscreen in a direction parallel to the face of the touchscreen such... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100156820 - Variable size sensing system and method for redefining size of sensing area thereof: In a variable size sensing system and a method for redefining the size of a sensing area thereof, the sensing system includes four elements, a mark and two image sensing devices. The four elements are consecutively connected and thereby forming a frame. Two of the four elements have variable lengths... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100156837 - Virtual keypad input device: A compact input device for fast text input. Ten perimeter regions are defined in a decagon shaped ring on a touch pad, and nine more center regions arranged in a 3 by 3 matrix are defined at the center of the perimeter regions. In alphanumeric mode, each of the ten... Agent: Wal-lin Maw

20100156807 - Zooming keyboard/keypad: A device detects an input object that is one of in contact with or adjacent to a touch screen of the computing device, calculates a location on the touch screen that is associated with the detected input object, and enlarges a display element, associated with the location, to a first... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100156806 - Zooming techniques for touch screens: A device may include a touch-sensitive display, a memory to store a group of instructions, and a processor. The processor may execute the instructions in the memory to detect that a circular motion is being made on or near a surface of the touch-sensitive screen, detect a location on the... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100156838 - Capacitive input display device: Disclosed herein is a capacitive input display device, including: a display module 10 for displaying predetermined input contents; an input module 20 including a first pole plate 21 disposed on an outer periphery of the display module 10, an elastic layer 22 which is placed on the first pole plate... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100156841 - Display device with touch panel and fabricating method thereof: A display device with touch panel and a fabricating method thereof are provided. The display device with touch panel includes a flexible display panel and a force sensitive touch panel. The force sensitive touch panel is disposed under a portion of the flexible display panel. Since the force sensitive touch... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100156839 - Method and apparatus for implementing a capacitive touch slider: A capacitive touch slider array comprises a first conductive trace associated with a first sensing node. The first conductive trace includes a first conductive line and a plurality of first conductive fingers extending from the first conductive line. The plurality of first conductive fingers have lengths that increase from a... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100156843 - Piezoelectric actuator arrangement: A portable electronic device includes a touch-sensitive display and a piezoelectric actuator arranged to provide tactile feedback to the touch-sensitive display in response to an actuation signal. A pad is disposed in alignment with a force sensor such that depression of the touch-sensitive display causes the force sensor to generate... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100156844 - Portable electronic device and method of control: A portable electronic device includes a touch-sensitive display and a piezoelectric actuator disposed and preloaded on a support and arranged to provide tactile feedback to the touch-sensitive display in response to an actuation signal. The touch-sensitive display may be biased toward the piezoelectric actuator to preload the piezoelectric actuator.... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100156842 - Resistive touch screen and method for manufacturing same: A touch screen and method for manufacturing a touch screen includes a transparent substrate having a first surface and a second surface opposite the first surface. The transparent substrate has a first transparent conductive layer disposed on the first surface. A cover sheet is spaced from the substrate by a... Agent: Van Dyke, Gardner, Linn & Burkhart, LLP

20100156846 - Single substrate capacitive touch panel: A touch screen sensor assembly that includes a single substrate. In one embodiment, the assembly includes a first patterned transparent conductive layer (e.g., indium tin oxide) disposed on top of the substrate. The assembly also includes a second patterned transparent conductive layer disposed over the first conductive layer, with a... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100156840 - Touch screen sensor having varying sheet resistance: A touch screen sensor includes a visible light transparent substrate and an electrically conductive micropattern disposed on or in the visible light transparent substrate. The micropattern includes a first region micropattern within a touch sensing area and a second region micropattern. The first region micropattern has a first sheet resistance... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100156845 - Vibration touch sensor, method for vibration touch sensing and vibration touch screen display panel: A vibration touch sensor includes; a first substrate, a second substrate arranged to face the first substrate with a predetermined gap therebetween, a first electrode disposed on the first substrate, a second electrode disposed on the second substrate, a piezoelectric material layer disposed on one of the first electrode and... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156847 - Display device including a touch sensor: A display device includes; a first touch sensor, a second touch sensor disposed in proximity to the first touch sensor, a shade located on the second touch sensor wherein the shade controls intensity of incident light to the second touch sensor so that the second touch sensor receives a different... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156849 - Electrophoretic display device using photo sensor: The present disclosure relates to a touch-type electrophoretic display device using a photo sensor, and the construction thereof may be configured by including a display substrate including a switching element connected to a gate line and a data line intersected with the gate line, a pixel electrode electrically connected to... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100156848 - Optical waveguide, optical waveguide type touch panel and method of manufacturing the optical waveguide: A method of manufacturing an optical waveguide includes forming a core layer on a first clad layer, forming a second clad layer on the core layer, forming a first groove including at least one inclined surface in the second clad layer and the core layer to be in substantially parallel... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156851 - Touch panel and driving method thereof: An object is to provide a touch panel with high-accuracy and high-speed operation. A touch panel includes a plurality of pixels each including a display element and a photo sensor, a photo sensor reading circuit to which an output signal of the photo sensor is provided, a display element select... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20100156850 - Touch panel, display device, and electronic device: It is an object to provide a touch panel with high precision, high-speed operation, and low power consumption, which is caused by reduction of power consumption in an A/D converter circuit is reduced. In the touch panel in which a photo sensor is included in a pixel and an A/D... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100156852 - Force-sensing modules for light sensitive screens: A light sensitive screen includes at least one sensing element each being configured to detect a force applied to a position of the light sensitive screen and generate an electrical signal when a force is detected, and a sensor module configured to receive and process the electrical signal from the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100156853 - Display apparatus and program: A display apparatus includes: a display surface that includes a plurality of pixels; a detection section that detects positions of the plurality of pixels successively designated on the display surface for each predetermined cycle; a rewriting section that rewrites colors of the pixels corresponding to the trace sequentially linking the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156857 - Display device: A display device includes a display cell including a display region and a frame region surrounding the display region. A driver circuit is connected to the display cell to drive the display cell and is controlled by a circuit board arranged along in a longitudinal direction of the display cell.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100156854 - Display system, module and method: A display system comprises a plurality of display modules, a data network and a data processing device. The display modules and the data processing device are connected to the data network. Each display module has a memory for storing image data and the data processing device is arranged to transmit... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20100156858 - Gate driver: Disclosed herein is a gate driver which is capable of partially driving a screen. The gate driver includes a first shift register for sequentially outputting n scan pulses (where n is a natural number larger than 2), and a second shift register for selecting p ones (where p is a... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100156859 - Information display panel: A display unit having a display memory property is constituted to be detachable from an attaching/detaching mechanism provided on a drive circuit substrate, so as to be attached to the attaching/detaching mechanism of the drive circuit substrate for rewrite of display information, and detached from the attaching/detaching mechanism of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100156855 - Operational amplifier, source driver of a display, and method for controlling the operational amplifier thereof: An operational amplifier includes a first stage, a second stage, and a switching unit. The first stage receives an analog input signal. The second stage has an output node coupled to an output switch. The switching unit is coupled between the first stage and the second stage. The switching unit... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100156856 - Organic electroluminescent display device and method of manufactuing the same: An organic electroluminescent display device includes forming an organic electroluminescent panel that includes a viewing surface for displaying images and an opposing surface and includes a plurality of source pads in a peripheral region of the organic electroluminescent panel; configuring at least one source IC to be on the opposing... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100156860 - Display apparatus and electronic apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus, including: a plurality of subpixels disposed adjacent each other and forming one pixel which forms a unit for formation of a color image; the plurality of subpixels including a first subpixel which emits light of the shortest wavelength and a second subpixel disposed adjacent... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100156861 - Display driver and display apparatus: A display driver includes a shift register; an OR circuit configured to perform an OR operation on data signals respectively representing bits in the shift register which are not adjacent to each other, and to output a result of the OR operation; a delay circuit configured to delay the output... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100156862 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is disclosed. The liquid crystal display device includes an output portion which is configured to include an output transistor having a large capacitor component. As such, the liquid crystal display device can enhance the response speed of liquid crystal.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100156865 - Automatic screen and keypad brightness adjustment on a mobile handheld electronic device: A method is set forth for automatically adjusting screen and keypad brightness on a mobile electronic device having a light sensor, display screen and keypad, for optimum legibility under varying lighting conditions, with minimal eye strain and distraction. The method includes obtaining light level samples from the light sensor, and... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100156863 - Closed loop laser control: The radiance of a laser is a function of drive current. The radiance is also a function of other factors, such as age and temperature. A laser projection device adjusts laser drive parameters using a gradient descent operation. The device parameters may be adjusted iteratively and periodically. The period may... Agent: Microvision, Inc.

20100156864 - Driving device for display and display using the same and driving method of the display: A driving device for a display and a display using same, and a driving method of the display are provided. The display includes a display panel on which an image is displayed, and at least one optical sensor (photodetector) to detect the intensity of ambient (external) light incident upon the... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100156867 - Digital-to-analog converter, source driving circuit and display device having the same: A digital-to-analog converter includes a voltage-to-current converter, a current-mode digital-to-analog converter and an operational amplifier. The voltage-to-current converter generates a first current signal, and the current-mode digital-to-analog converter generates a second current signal. The operational amplifier modulates a drain current in response to the second current signal and generates an... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100156866 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: The present invention relates to a display apparatus to synchronize a synchronous signal and an inverter driving signal in response to a display mode, and a control method thereof. A back light unit of the display apparatus makes a back light to dim based on an inverter driving signal, and... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100156870 - Display apparatus and method: Provided are a display device and method. The display device includes a plurality of data driving integrated circuits (ICs) configured to receive reception signals, each of which includes data and load signal information indicating an application starting time point of the data, and apply parallel data signals corresponding to the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156869 - Gate driving device and liquid crystal display having the same: A gate driving device includes a plurality of stages, a first dummy stage connected to the plurality of stages and a second dummy stage connected to the first dummy stage. Stages of the plurality of stages are cascaded. The first dummy stage includes a first charge unit which receives a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156868 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a first group of pixel electrodes having a first parasitic capacitance, a second group of pixel electrodes having a second parasitic capacitance, a common electrode, liquid crystal interposed between the common electrode and the first and second groups of pixel electrodes, respectively, and a... Agent: Masao Yoshimura, Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100156871 - Temperature-compensation networks: Temperature-compensation network embodiments are provided to generate compensation signals which may be useful in improving the performance of a variety of important systems. An embodiment includes a limit current mirror configured to provide a limit current, a current generator to provide a slope current whose magnitude varies with temperature, and... Agent: Koppel, Patrick, Heybl & Dawson

20100156874 - Display panel: A display panel includes a first sub-pixel electrode and a second sub-pixel electrode alternating with each other to form a horizontal electric field, a first data line transmitting a first data voltage to the first sub-pixel electrode, and a second data line transmitting a second data voltage to the second... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100156872 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: An image processing apparatus, a power supply apparatus and a circuit apparatus, the image processing apparatus including a display unit which displays thereon an input image, and a power supply unit which outputs direct current power to drive the display unit, but gradually increases a voltage level of the direct... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100156876 - Liquid crystal display controller and liquid crystal display device: In conventional liquid crystal display controllers such as for portable telephone sets, the display is reduced in the stand-by state but the liquid crystal display duty is not changed, i.e., even the common electrodes of the rows that are not producing display are scanned, and the consumption of electric power... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100156873 - Organic electroluminescent display and power supply device for the same: A power supply device for an organic electroluminescent display includes an inductor charging a first power source, a power supply unit including an input terminal and output terminals, the power supply unit receiving the first power source from the inductor through the input terminal, generating second power sources of different... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100156875 - Organic electroluminescent display device and method of driving the same: An organic electroluminescent display device includes a plurality of pixels, each one of the plurality of pixels including: a switching transistor that is connected to a gate line and a data line; a driving transistor, wherein a data voltage of the data line passing through the switching transistor is reflected... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100156877 - Semiconductor device, display device, and electronic appliance: In case the size of the transistor is enlarged, power consumption of the transistor is increased. Thus, the present invention provides a display device capable of preventing a current from flowing to a display element in signal writing operation without varying potentials of power source lines for supplying a current... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100156878 - Systems for driving displays: A system is configured to drive a display device having a number of cholesteric liquid crystal (CHLC) pixels. The system comprises a processor configured to receive a first set of gray levels for a first image frame and a second set of gray levels for a second image frame, wherein... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100156882 - Data driving circuit, display apparatus, and data driving method: Provided are a data driving circuit, a display device, and a data driving method. The data driving circuit includes a clock generator configured to generate a clock signal from clock information included in a reception signal including the clock information, mode information and a body, a sampler configured to sample... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156880 - Electro-luminescence display device and driving method thereof: An electro-luminescence display device includes an electro-luminescence panel having a plurality of pixels at pixel areas defined by intersections between data lines and gate lines, each of the pixels including: an electro-luminescence cell connected to receive a supply voltage, a driving thin film transistor controlling a current amount flowing through... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100156881 - Image display device: An image display device includes a plurality of pixels. Each of the plurality of pixels includes a self light-emitting element and a driving transistor configured to drive the self light-emitting element based on an inputted image voltage. The image display device also includes a current source configured to supply a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100156879 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are provided. The liquid crystal display includes a first source drive IC group outputting a first feedback lock signal in response to one of a power voltage input through a first lock signal input terminal and a lock signal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100156883 - Power source apparatus for display and image display apparatus: A power source apparatus for a display is provided, which comprises a voltage generating section capable of controlling outputting or output termination of one or more predetermined output voltages, and a switching section provided between an output terminal of the predetermined output voltage and a predetermined reference potential terminal. The... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100156884 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display converts white luminance Y of data displaying a white background into a value satisfying a certain equation upon detecting a brightness contrast image including a pure color image with the white background.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100156885 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a timing controller, N source drive integrated circuits (ICs), where N is an integer equal to or greater than 2, N pairs of data bus lines, each of which connects the timing... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100156886 - Reducing pseudo contours in display device: A display device for performing display by digitally driving pixels, arranged in a matrix arrangement, according to image data of an image signal. A data driver allocates pixel data for a single pixel to corresponding sub-frames as a plurality of bit data, and digitally drives each pixel by providing bit... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100156888 - Adaptive mapping for heterogeneous processing systems: Embodiments of a system, program product and method are presented to perform automatic partitioning of work between host processor (such as, e.g., a CPU) and at least one additional heterogeneous processing element (such as, e.g., a GPU) through run-time adaptive mapping. The adaptive mapping may be performed by a dynamic... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100156889 - Bi-directional update of a grid and associated visualizations: Architecture that facilitates the attachment of multiple visualization types (e.g., charts) to the data of a grid and the presentation of the visualization next to the grid. The infrastructure allows each data view to be associated with a set of visualizations. These visualizations are rendered along with the grid (in... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100156887 - Extended user interface: An apparatus including a housing having an exterior including a first display face and a second display face arranged such that it is contiguous to the first display face; and a processor configured to define a graphical user interface distributed simultaneously over both the first display face and the second... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100156890 - Method and system for utilizing transformation matrices to process rasterized image data: A method and system render rasterized data by receiving non-rasterized page description language data and a corresponding transformation matrix representing transformation operations to be performed. The non-rasterized page description language data is rasterizing to create rasterized data. The corresponding transformation matrix is decomposed into a plurality of individual transformation operation... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20100156892 - Alternative representations of virtual content in a virtual universe: An invention for generating an alternative representation of virtual content in a virtual universe is provided. In one embodiment, there is an alternative representation tool, including a visual component configured to determine a visual capacity of a user of a virtual universe. The alternative representation tool further includes an alternative... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro

20100156891 - Information providing system, providing information updating method, information terminal device, information terminal device control method, information updating server, information updating sever control method and information memorizing medium: Provided is an information providing system that is capable of precisely grasping actual situations of use of provided information and effectively updating the provided information. A space management server (12) includes a unit for transmitting a part of space information indicating a structure of virtual 3-dimensional space to a user... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100156893 - Information visualization device and information visualization method: An information visualization device includes: a content specifier specifying a desired content item in a database; a first display information generator generating first display information by combining first meta-information items out of the meta-information items included in the desired content item; a second display information generator generating second display information... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100156896 - Method of creating three-dimensional model and object recognizing device: This invention aims to ensure accuracy of a three-dimensional model to be registered. With information a of three-dimensional information a, b, c restored by measuring an actual model of a work, which is a target of three-dimensional recognition, from different directions as a reference, other three-dimensional information b, c are... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100156895 - Processing pre-recorded hogel data: Methods and systems for rendering hogels, including causing one or more nodes to each load a subset of a hogel data set into a buffer, the one or more nodes being configured to each store the corresponding subset of the hogel data set, distributing a next hogel data set command... Agent: Georgios A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20100156894 - Rendering 3d data to hogel data: Methods and systems for rendering hogels, including receiving a set of 3D data at a node, the node comprising a graphics processing unit, storing at least a subset of the set of 3D data in a buffer, rendering a first hogel view from the subset of 3D data using the... Agent: Georgios A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20100156897 - System and method for adaptive scalable dynamic conversion, quality and processing optimization, enhancement, correction, mastering, and other advantageous processing of three dimensional media content: The present invention is directed to a system and method for providing 3D content-centric solutions that greatly improve the quality and impact of 3D media content, while decreasing the required levels of computing power, and lowering the complexity of the necessary 3D media playback and display solutions, thus maximizing the... Agent: Edward Etkin, Esq.

20100156898 - System and method for lesion-specific coronary artery calcium quantification: Methods and systems utilizing the data provided by a non-contrast-enhanced CAC scan that is left unused by the “whole-heart” Agatston or volume scores. Agatston and volume scores summarize overall coronary calcium burden, but do not show the number of vessels involved, the geographic distribution of the lesions, the size and... Agent: Thompson Hine L.L.P. Intellectual Property Group

20100156900 - Implied analytical reasoning and computation: Solving for output variable(s) of a model that includes multiple analytically related model variables. The identity of the output model variables and the analytical relationships between the model variables are separately designated. Regardless of the identity of the output variable(s), a solver framework interprets the analytical relationships and solves for... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100156902 - Method and apparatus for generating graphic hair motion: The present invention provides a graphic motion generating method and apparatus for modeling hair into elastic curves that are inextensible while twisting and curling of hair can be expressed, for applying an adaptive different subdividing method to subdivide a single strand of hair into several segments such that detailed bending... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156901 - Method and apparatus for reconstructing 3d model: A method of reconstructing a 3D model includes reconstructing a 3D voxel-based visual hull model using input images of an object captured by a multi view camera; converting the 3D voxel-based visual hull model into a mesh model; and generating a result of view-dependent rendering of a 3D model by... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156904 - Model generator for cardiological diseases: At least one embodiment of the present invention relates to a method, a device and/or a computer program product for creating a (three- or four-dimensional) model from a number of different image datasets from a number of modalities. To this end, in at least one embodiment, the image datasets are... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100156899 - Prioritized rendering of objects in a virtual universe: An invention for prioritized rendering of objects in a virtual universe is provided. In one embodiment, there is a prioritization tool including a value component configured to assign a value to each of a set of items within an inventory of an avatar. A priority component is configured to compare... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro

20100156903 - Tetrahedral mesh generating method for finite-element analysis and finite-element analyzing system using its method: A tetrahedral mesh generating method for finite-element analysis executable by a computer, using edge collapse and quality conserve arrangements.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100156905 - Lighting graphics objects: A lighting equation for showing the lighting effects on a graphics logic may be solved more efficiently by grouping a plurality of vertices that represent the object to form groups of vertices. Spherical harmonic coefficients can be only calculated for the center of the group. The other coefficients within the... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100156907 - Display surface tracking: Display surface tracking techniques are described in which a one or more modules may perform enhanced rendering techniques to output graphics based on tracking of a display device. In an embodiment, one or more tracking sensors may be used to track position of a display relative to a viewer. In... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100156906 - Shot generation from previsualization of a physical environment: Methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for generating a shot list for a physical environment based on fields of view of virtual cameras. A 3D virtual environment is created by texture mapping one or more photographs of the physical environment onto a representation of the physical environment's 3D topography.... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100156908 - Information processing apparatus and power saving effect display method: According to an aspect of the present invention, there is provided an information processing apparatus that is operable in a first operation state and a second operation state, the apparatus including: a history storage unit configured to accumulate: a power usage reduction that is calculated based on a power usage... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100156909 - Enhanced visibility of avatars satisfying a profile: Disclosed is a computer implemented method, computer program product, and apparatus to decorate visible attributes of a rendered avatar. A server may collect a first user profile of a first avatar, the first user profile having at least one interest of a user. Next, the server may receive a location... Agent: Ibm Corp. (aus/rcr) C/o The Rolnik Law Firm, P.C.

20100156910 - System and method for mesh stabilization of facial motion capture data: A method and system for removing head motion from facial motion capture data. The method includes receiving a set of measured points of a target model, wherein each point is associated with coordinates in a 3D space. The method includes computing an optimal affine transformation function. The computing includes selecting... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100156912 - Motion synthesis method: A motion synthesis method includes: analyzing a character's gait in motion capture data; creating motion capture data at different speeds having the analyzed gait; and storing the motion capture data at different speeds in a motion capture database. The method further includes: designating restrictions of a sketch including a trajectory... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156911 - Triggering animation actions and media object actions: A request may be received to trigger an animation action in response to reaching a bookmark during playback of a media object. In response to the request, data is stored defining a new animation timeline configured to perform the animation action when playback of the media object reaches the bookmark.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100156913 - Multi-display handheld device and supporting system: Current approaches to paperless books use single screen laptop computers or electronic paper display (EPD)-based book readers. Laptop computers consume too much power and cannot be used for extended periods of time, such as an entire school day, without recharging its battery. EPD devices are limited in functionality due to... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20100156914 - Image processing circuit, display device, and electronic device: An object is to provide an image processing circuit adaptable to displays having a variety of pixel numbers. The image processing circuit includes a data adjustment circuit, a first line memory and a second line memory capable of storing K pieces of data, an output timing control circuit, and an... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100156915 - Multi-thread graphics processing system: A graphics processing system comprises at least one memory device storing a plurality of pixel command threads and a plurality of vertex command threads. An arbiter coupled to the at least one memory device is provided that selects a command thread from either the plurality of pixel or vertex command... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100156916 - Display device: A display device of the present invention displays a first image stored in first memory and a second image stored in second memory, by overlaying the first image on the second image. Once a display size/position of the first image is acquired, a first image generation unit is controlled to... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100156917 - Image processing apparatus and method for managing frame memory in image processing: A method for managing a frame memory includes: determining a frame memory structure with reference to memory configuration information and image processing information; configuring a frame memory such that a plurality of image signals are stored in each page according to the frame memory structure; and computing a signal storage... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100156918 - Program, information storage medium, image generation system, and image generation method for generating an image for overdriving the display device: An image generation system including: a drawing section which draws an object to generate image data; and an overdrive effect processing section which performs overdrive effect processing for the generated image data and generates image data to be output to a display section. The overdrive effect processing section performs the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100156920 - Apparatus and method for synthesizing time-coherent texture: The present invention relates to an apparatus for time-coherent texture synthesis including a texture preprocessor for receiving as input information a 2D texture image and a 3D triangular mesh, and preprocessing the 2D texture image in a form suitable to rapid searching, a vector field generator for defining a vector... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156919 - Systems and methods for text-based personalization of images: As set forth herein, a computer-implemented method is employed to place personalized text into an image. A location and region within the image is determined where the text is to be placed. The 3D geometry of the surface is estimated proximate to the location where the text is to be... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100156928 - Apparatus and method for driving liquid crystal display device: Discussed are an apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display device, which can improve picture quality by changing a driving mode displaying images according to setting information from a user or to an image characteristic. An apparatus for driving a liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100156925 - Apparatus and method for simulating video data of liquid crystal display device: A method and apparatus for simulating video data of a liquid crystal display (LCD) device is disclosed. The simulation method includes providing voltage-versus-transmittance data and viewing angle-versus-transmittance data, which vary with a liquid crystal mode, using an optical simulation, converting the result of the optical simulation into a lookup table... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100156927 - Display device and method of controlling display device: A display device includes a light modulating unit configured to modulate light based on a video signal, a light source configured to supply light to the light modulating unit, a detecting unit configured to detect a light amount of the light source, and a control unit configured to perform control... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100156923 - Graphics display device and graphics display method: A graphics display device and method performing display indicating that graphics software for graphics drawing is an evaluation version including storing a display pattern indicating that the graphics software is an evaluation version, storing a parameter indicating a display method of the display pattern and displaying the display pattern based... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156926 - Image display device and image display method: An image display device is provided, with less color breaking in the field sequential method. A color component image with a relatively high luminance level is extracted as a fundamental image from an input image. A differential image is obtained by subtracting color component of the fundamental image from an... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100156924 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device includes: a backlight dimming modulating unit configured to modulate an internal algorithm backlight dimming control signal using an external input algorithm backlight dimming control signal and to maintain a dimming duty equal to or wider than an allowable dimming range of a backlight unit; an... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100156921 - Methods and devices useful for analyzing color medical images: In one embodiment, a method that includes comparing a subject color medical image to normal color medical image data; and identifying abnormal pixels from the subject color medical image. Another embodiment includes a computer readable medium comprising machine readable instructions for implementing one or more steps of that method. Another... Agent: Fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

20100156922 - Rendering of an image using a multi-component display: A method of rendering an image using a multi-component display includes displaying a first image on a first display screen of the multi-component display, wherein the displaying the first image further includes displaying the first image with a first luminance. A second image is displayed on a second display screen... Agent: Murabito, Hao & Barnes, LLP

20100156929 - Ridge-based color gamut mapping: Techniques for color gamut mapping between source and destination devices are provided. The mapping is performed in a device-independent color space using color ridges of the primary and secondary color ramps of the source and destination devices. An iterative learning process is also provided to adapt the color gamut mapping... Agent: Andrew J. Anderson Patent Legal Staff

20100156930 - Synthetic data transmitting apparatus, synthetic data receiving apparatus and method for transmitting/receiving synthetic data: A synthetic data transmitting apparatus includes: a data conversion unit for converting a three-dimensional model to synthetic data, the synthetic data having a structure allowing the synthetic data to be divided into small-sized unit data capable of being combined again into the synthetic data; a data division unit for dividing... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156931 - Automatic image cropping: Disclosed is a method of producing a cropped image from an original image for a given target crop region. The method comprising receives a plurality of example crops, each example crop corresponding to at least a part of the original image. Two example crops are selected based on at least... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100156932 - Method for inserting moving picture into 3-dimension screen and record medium for the same: Disclosed is a method and a computer readable recording medium for inserting moving picture into 3D picture. The disclosed method comprises the steps of (a) Receiving a moving picture data from a server; (b) calling a player to play the moving picture data; (c) drawing a frame image of the... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100156934 - Video display controller: A video display controller may be implemented by a plurality of identical hardware blend stages that can be coupled together to produce the desired blend of video, graphics, overlays, and the like. Each of the various video planes to be blended can be multiplied by an alpha value to selectively... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100156933 - Virtualized real world advertising system: An advertising system associates advertisements with virtualized real-estate on a map image. Virtualized real-estate includes locations on a map image that correspond to real world locations associated with a user, such as a home, business, or other location. The system matches a user's virtualized real-estate with advertisements based on user... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione / Yahoo! Overture

20100156936 - Deformation method of analysis model and computer: In a computer including a controller, a storage unit, an input unit, and a display unit, the controller displays, on the display unit, a similar shape search screen for searching a partial shape (second shape) similar to a partial shape (first shape) which composes an analysis model. When the first... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100156935 - Method and apparatus for deforming shape of three dimensional human body model: A method of deforming a shape of a human body model includes the steps of reorganizing human body model data into a joint-skeleton structure-based Non-Uniform Rational B-spline (NURBS) surface model, generating statistical deformation information about control parameters of the NURBS surface model based on parameters of joints and key section... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100156937 - Method and system for utilizing transformation matrices to process rasterized image data: A method and system render rasterized data by receiving non-rasterized page description language data and a corresponding transformation matrix representing transformation operations to be performed. The non-rasterized page description language data is rasterizing to create rasterized data. The corresponding transformation matrix is decomposed into a plurality of individual transformation operation... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20100156938 - Method and system for utilizing transformation matrices to process rasterized image data: A method and system render rasterized data by receiving non-rasterized page description language data and a corresponding transformation matrix representing transformation operations to be performed. The non-rasterized page description language data is rasterizing to create rasterized data. The corresponding transformation matrix is decomposed into a plurality of individual transformation operation... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20100156939 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device having a display includes determining a first orientation of the portable electronic device, rendering a second screen on the display for a second orientation of the portable electronic device, and reconfiguring the display by rendering a first screen based on the first... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100156940 - Method and system for utilizing transformation matrices to process rasterized image data: A method and system render rasterized data by receiving non-rasterized page description language data and a corresponding transformation matrix representing transformation operations to be performed. The non-rasterized page description language data is rasterizing to create rasterized data. The corresponding transformation matrix is decomposed into a plurality of individual transformation operation... Agent: Basch & Nickerson LLP

20100156941 - Photographing method using multi-input scheme through touch and key manipulation and photographing apparatus using the same: A photographing method using a multi-input scheme through touch and key manipulation includes receiving a touch and a key manipulation from a user and changing a display status of an touched area according to the key manipulation. Accordingly, a complex function is performed by simply manipulation while maintaining existing button... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100156942 - Display device and method for editing images: A method for editing images is provided. The method includes steps of: reading a to-be-displayed image; identifying portions of the read image containing human faces, and defining location(s) of face(s) as face area(s), and the remaining area(s) as non-face area(s); providing an image adjusting menu in response to an input... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100156945 - Active matrix substrate, display panel and display device: In an active matrix substrate, a plurality of pixels are arranged to correspond to a display region of a liquid crystal panel that has a shape other than a rectangular shape. Further, scan lines that are arranged along rows with the smaller number of the pixels than the other rows... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100156946 - Apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display device: An apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) device is disclosed. The apparatus for driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel for receiving a video signal and a clock signal, and displaying them, a backlight for emitting light on the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100156947 - Apparatus and method for driving liquid crystal display device: Disclosed herein are an apparatus and method for driving a liquid crystal display device. The apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel in which the same colors of three-color sub-pixels are arranged in the directions of a plurality of gate lines, a data driver for driving a plurality of data lines,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100156944 - Circuitry and method for reducing power consumption in gamma correction circuitry: Gamma curve correction circuitry includes first (24-1,2 . . . 11) and second (24-12,13 . . . 22) groups of gamma correction buffers and corresponding DACs (28-1,2 . . . 22). Each buffer has an input coupled to an output of a corresponding DAC, respectively, and an output coupled by... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100156950 - Color filter substrate and display apparatus having the same: In a color filter substrate and a display apparatus having the color filter substrate, the color filter substrate includes a color filter part having at least two adjacent color filters having different colors that are repeatedly arranged in turn. An edge of the color filter part overlaps a light blocking... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100156954 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel blocks, each pixel block of the plurality of pixel blocks including a first pixel electrode connected to a first switching element and a second pixel electrode connected to a second switching element; gate lines which extend along a first direction and include... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156956 - Grayscale characteristic for non-crt displays: A method for generating a target display characteristic for a non-CRT display device includes establishing a sequence of luminance-factor values corresponding to original-scene neutrals. The luminance-factor values are converted to corresponding Rec. 709 signal values. The luminance-factor values are then mapped according to a desired system tone reproduction characteristic to... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100156959 - Lighting apparatus and method, display apparatus and method, and program: A lighting apparatus includes: a first light source having a predetermined chromaticity in a chromaticity diagram and an emission luminance which varies according to a current; a second light source configured in such a way that a line connecting the chromaticity of the first light source and that of the... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100156952 - Lighting device for display device and display device: A lighting device for a display device includes a light source and a light source control device arranged to control the light source. The light source control device is arranged to generate a pulse signal as a light source control signal Vcon to control the light source. The light source... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100156961 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A method of driving a liquid crystal display device includes multiplying a frame frequency of an inputted current frame to generate a multiplied odd-numbered frame and a multiplied even-numbered frame; determining whether said current frame is a still image frame or a dynamic image frame; detecting an edge area at... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100156949 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display includes a timing controller and a liquid crystal panel. The timing controller sequentially receives first through third primitive image signals and sequentially outputs first through third corrected image signals. The liquid crystal panel displays an image based on the first through third corrected image signals. The... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156960 - Method and apparatus for gamma correction and flat-panel display using the same: A method and apparatus for gamma correction and a flat panel display using the same. Weighted values corresponding to red, green and blue of an image signal are respectively evaluated to determine the dominant color in the image signal, and a Gamma correction based on the dominant color is then... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100156951 - Method for compensating data, data compensating apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the data compensating apparatus: A method for compensating data for a data compensating apparatus in a display apparatus includes converting image data of an n-th frame (where “n” is a natural number) into pre-compensation data of the n-th frame having a gray scale less than or equal to a gray scale of the image... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156943 - Method for driving a matrix viewing device with an electron source: A method for driving a matrix viewing device displaying grey levels comprising a source of electrons at the crossing of line and column electrodes, consisting of applying a line selection voltage (Vls) on the line electrode and a voltage corresponding to the grey level on the column electrode. The grey... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100156955 - Method for driving liquid crystal display device: A low-resolution image is displayed at high resolution and power consumption is reduced. Resolution is made higher by super-resolution processing. Then, display is performed with the luminance of a backlight controlled by local dimming after the super-resolution processing. By controlling the luminance of the backlight, power consumption can be reduced.... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100156962 - Method for maintaining the white colour point in a field-sequential lcd over time: A field sequential liquid crystal display maintains its white colour point through compensation values to at least one colour light emitting diode that illuminates the display. The compensation values may be impedances to control the current or pulsing of the current source according to a pulse width modulation technique. A... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP

20100156958 - Methods and systems for multiple primary color display: Methods and systems for multiple primary color display are provided. Methods and systems of the present invention improve the spectrum efficiency of a color display system, and provide enhanced brightness and color gamut. In an embodiment, methods and systems of the present invention improve the brightness of a color display... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20100156957 - Organic compound, anthracene derivative, and light-emitting elements, light-emitting devices, electronic devices, and lighting devices using the anthracene derivative: To provide a novel anthracene derivative which exhibit blue to blue green light emission, provide a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue green light, provide a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue green light with a long lifetime, and provide a light-emitting element which emits blue to blue... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100156953 - Thin hollow backlights with beneficial design characteristics: A backlight unit (10) has a hollow cavity (16) instead of employing a light guide. One or more light sources (24a-c), such as LEDs, are arranged to emit light into the cavity, which is formed by a front (12) and a back reflector (14). The backlight is typically of the... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100156948 - Timing controller and display device including the same: A timing controller for a display device includes a receiver, a first line memory, a serialization part, and first and second compensation parts. The receiver receives image data corresponding to unit pixels, and transmits the image data to the first line memory in a first order. The first line memory... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100156963 - Drive unit of display device and display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, a drive unit of a display device is a drive unit that drives a display device in which one frame is divided into a plurality of sub-frames so that display of input video data is realized by summation of displays of the sub-frames,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100156966 - Image display device: An image display device includes a first drive mode and a second drive mode. When N indicates an integer equal to or larger than 2(N≧2), a first to N-th frames are N successive frames, and j indicates an integer equal to or larger than 1. During a write period for... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100156964 - Liquid crystal display device: A backlight illumination control circuit changes the ratio of an illumination period BL to a non-illumination period in a frame period V of a backlight according to a gradation level in the one frame period V of an image displayed on a liquid crystal panel in such a manner that... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100156965 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel; a backlight unit; a panel drive circuit; a timing controller; a data stretching unit that modulates an internal video signal using a data stretching curve determined depending on a brightness of the internal video... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100156967 - Liquid crystal display element, method of driving the element, and electronic paper utilizing the element: A method of driving a liquid crystal display element having a cholesteric liquid crystal is provided. The driving method includes a first step for driving a liquid crystal for a relatively short voltage application period after resetting the liquid crystal at pixels to a planar state to display preliminary gray... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

  
06/17/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100149071 - Convenient configurations for secondary mini monitors: Three configurations for attaching a secondary mini monitor to a main monitor are described. One configuration allows for a totally separate portable unit which attaches to the main monitor by an attachment unit. It is powered and driven off of a USB port from the computer. Another configuration is actually... Agent: Edward M Son

20100149072 - Method for operating vehicle devices and operating device for such devices: In a method for operating vehicle devices in which different information is shown for different viewing angles on a display of a display device, seating positions of users are assigned to the viewing angles, the position of an object in a switching zone is detected and a switching signal assigned... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100149073 - Near to eye display system and appliance: A near-to-eye display system for forming an image as an illuminated region on a retina of at least one eye of a user is disclosed. The system includes a source of modulated light, a proximal optic positionable adjacent an eye of the user to receive the modulated light. The proximal... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100149074 - Film filter and display apparatus having the same: A film filter capable of protecting a display apparatus against external shock and a display apparatus including the same. The film filter includes a first layer including ribs and a plurality of openings partitioned off by the ribs and having first hardness and a second layer including a plurality of... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100149075 - Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic apparatus: A display device includes a pixel array unit having a matrix of pixels each configured such that an anode electrode of an organic electroluminescent element is connected to a source electrode of a drive transistor, a gate electrode of the drive transistor is connected to a source or drain electrode... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100149076 - Composition for preparing phosphor layer, plasma display panel and method of manufacturing the plasma display panel: A composition for preparing a phosphor layer includes a phosphor, a binder, a solvent and an active carbon component. A plasma display panel includes the phosphor layer. The phosphor layer of the plasma display panel is formed by depositing the composition for preparing the phosphor layer and heat treating the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100149077 - Image display panel, image display device, and manufacturing method of the image display panel: An image display panel includes: a lower substrate; self-light emitting elements for image display that are arranged on the lower substrate in a matrix shape and form an image display unit; a self-light emitting element for monitoring that is arranged on the lower substrate and emits monitoring light for the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100149078 - Organic light emitting diode display: An OLED display includes a first substrate including a thin film transistor and an organic light emitting element and a second substrate facing the first substrate and having a gully pattern recessed on a surface facing the first substrate. By having the gully pattern on the second substrate, a mechanical... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100149079 - Display device, method of driving display device, and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a screen section; a drive section; and a signal processing section. The screen section includes scanning lines arranged in rows, signal lines arranged in columns, and pixel circuits arranged in a matrix. The drive section includes a scanner which supplies a control signal to the scanning... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149080 - Liquid crystal display panel and electronic device: A LCD panel is proposed, which meets analog display mode and memory display mode. The LCD panel includes a capacitive element, first to third switch elements, and a circuit. The first switch element turns ON during a first operation for writing pixel potential from signal line to the capacitive element,... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100149081 - Display system and driving method thereof: A display system and driving method thereof are capable of outputting a low luminance of red light, especially through descending a color level of red signals when displayed. The display system includes a display device and an image processing device. The image processing device outputs the red signals to the... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20100149082 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a timing controller, N source drive integrated circuits (ICs), where N is an integer equal to or greater than 2, N pairs of data bus lines, each of which connects the timing... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100149083 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are provided. The liquid crystal display includes a timing controller, N source drive integrated circuits (ICs), where N is an integer equal to or greater than 2, N pairs of data bus lines, each of which connects the timing... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100149088 - Apparatus and method for driving backlight: An apparatus for driving a backlight includes a controller for driving a lamp; a limiter for preventing the controller from driving the lamp during a contact condition of the lamp; and means for disabling the limiter during a first time of the controller, wherein the controller drives the lamp from... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100149084 - Backlight device and image display device provided therewith: The backlight device of the present invention is provided with a light emitting unit emitting light of N (N≧2) colors and a light emission control unit making the light emitting unit emit light of one of the N colors for each field. The light emission control unit varying, from one... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100149087 - Detachable liquid crystal display device: A detachable liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal module and a cradle. The liquid crystal module includes a liquid crystal panel, an optical sheet provided on a rear surface of the liquid crystal panel, an interface disposed on a rear surface of the liquid crystal panel, a power... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100149085 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display including a liquid crystal display panel having at least first and second display portions, a first light emitting diode (LED) light source unit configured to selectively irradiate light onto the first display portion, a second LED light source unit configured to selectively irradiate light onto the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100149086 - Liquid crystal display device: An LCD device of an edge type is disclosed. The LCD device analyzes brightness of an input image in blocks using an algorithm and generates lamp drive signals corresponding to the analyzed block brightnesses. Also, the LCD device applied the lamp drive signals to a plurality of light sources. As... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100149089 - Electro phoretic display device including touch panel: Disclosed is an electro phoretic display (EPD) device capable of minimizing the whole thickness and weight by integrally including a photo-sensing touch panel and minimizing the number of lines such as a signal line. The EPD device includes first and second substrates facing each other, a plurality of gate lines,... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100149090 - Gestures, interactions, and common ground in a surface computing environment: Aspects relate to detecting gestures that relate to a desired action, wherein the detected gestures are common across users and/or devices within a surface computing environment. Inferred intentions and goals based on context, history, affordances, and objects are employed to interpret gestures. Where there is uncertainty in intention of the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100149092 - Identifying contacts on a touch surface: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100149091 - Media action script acceleration method: Exemplary apparatus, method, and system embodiments provide for accelerated hardware processing of an action script for a graphical image for visual display. An exemplary method comprises: converting a plurality of descriptive elements into a plurality of operational codes which at least partially control at least one processor circuit; and using... Agent: Gamburd Law Group LLC

20100149094 - Snow globe interface for electronic weather report: A portable computing device for displaying weather information. The device includes a transceiver configured to send and receive weather information, a display controller configured to generate a weather scene display including the weather information based on a received shaking input provide to the portable computing device and a display configured... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.

20100149093 - Virtual reality system including viewer responsiveness to smart objects: Embodiments of the invention include a virtual reality system that includes an instrumented device used to present a virtual shopping environment to a simulation participant. The participant's interactions with the virtual shopping environment may be used to conduct market research into the consumer decision making process. The virtual shopping environment... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100149095 - Instruction device and communicating method: An instruction device is provided for communicating an instruction and an icon in an image area, and includes a motion sensing unit and a processing unit. The motion sensing unit senses a first motion to generate a corresponding first signal. The processing unit generates a first trajectory to determine a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100149096 - Network management using interaction with display surface: A computing system is provided to make managing the devices and content on a network easier by making the process intuitive, tactile and gestural. The computing system includes a display surface for graphically displaying the devices connected to a network and the content stored on those devices. A sensor is... Agent: Vierra Magen/microsoft Corporation

20100149097 - Apparatus and method for performing continuous key input using optical mouse sensor in computing equipment: An apparatus and method for processing input of an optical mouse sensor having the optical mouse sensor as an input unit are provided. In the method, a touch movement velocity associated with input of the optical mouse sensor is determined. The movement velocity is compared with a threshold. If the... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100149098 - Apparatus and method of providing an apparatus: An apparatus and method of providing an apparatus, the apparatus including: a display including a plurality of layers including a display layer and a first protective layer overlaying the display layer wherein the display layer includes at least one discontinuity and the protective layer is continuous over the discontinuity in... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100149101 - Computer keyboard: A computer keyboard comprises a touch control display panel comprising a display unit, a plurality of touch sensing units, and a display control unit. The display unit is utilized for displaying icons of control keys. The touch sensing units are utilized for sensing pressed status of the control keys, and... Agent: Kile Goekjian Reed & Mcmanus PLLC 1200 New Hampshire Avenue , Nw

20100149100 - Electronic devices, systems, methods and computer program products for detecting a user input device having an optical marker thereon: An electronic device includes a user input display having a plurality of input keys on the input display. Each of the plurality of input keys corresponds to an input function for the input display. An optical detector is configured to detect optical data including a user input device. The user... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100149102 - Information processing device and program: An information-processing device includes: multiple keys; a memory that stores key arrangement data indicating an arrangement of said multiple keys; an identification part that identifies each display position of multiple windows displayed on a screen; an allocation part that compares an arrangement of the windows obtained by comparing the display... Agent: Michaud-kinney Group LLP

20100149099 - Motion sensitive mechanical keyboard: A motion sensitive mechanical keyboard configured to enable a standard look and feel mechanical keyboard to sense hand/finger motion over the surface of the keys. Command and cursor input (e.g., pointing and gestures) can be received from the user on the motion sensitive mechanical keyboard without requiring the user to... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100149103 - Touch-typing keyboard for touch screens: Embodiments of the invention provide methods and apparatuses for updating the physical coordinates of logical keys of a virtual keyboard on a touch input system as a result of detecting and determining the drift of the user's fingers that make touch contact with a touch-sensitive member of the touch input... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC

20100149106 - Apparatus and method for interactive display with tactile feedback: An electronic device including an interactive display having a first mode and a second mode. The interactive display includes an image display device that displays a first user-interactive imaged keypad when the interactive display is in the first mode, and that displays a second user-interactive imaged keypad when the interactive... Agent: Amster, Rothstein & Ebenstein LLP

20100149104 - Integrated keyboard and touchpad: A data input system including a screen that selectably displays an image of a data input device such as a keyboard or a computer mouse. The screen tracks pressure applied by the user, and processes an input signal created by the pressure into input data according to the image displayed... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100149105 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device comprises a main enclosure, a QWERTY keyboard assembly, and a holder. The QWERTY keyboard assembly includes a plurality of keys disposed as a qwerty board. The holder includes a positioning portion, a connecting portion, and a receiving portion. The receiving portion is rotatably connected with the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100149107 - Predictive keypad/keyboard lighting to guide input: A device receives one or more input keys via a keypad associated with the device, where the keypad is separate from a display associated with the device. The device also determines one or more predicted words based on the received one or more input keys, and illuminates one or more... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100149110 - Architecture and method for multi-aspect touchscreen scanning: Architecture and method for multi-aspect touchscreen scanning. This architectures employs a single type of circuitry capable to perform both signal generation and signal detection for performing both zone scanning and cross point within a touchscreen to identify a user's interaction with the touchscreen and to discriminate actual touch locations on... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100149117 - Color filter touch sensing substrate and display panel and manufacturing methods of the same: A manufacturing method of a color filter touch sensing substrate is provided. Firstly, a first film is formed on a substrate. The first film includes a plurality of first and second touch sensors and a plurality of first bridge lines for electrically connecting the first touch sensors in the same... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100149123 - Digital photographing apparatus including a touchscreen composition input: A method of controlling a digital photographing apparatus includes providing a touchscreen input view on a touchscreen and inputting a touchscreen composition input drawn by a user on the touchscreen. The touchscreen composition input may represent a picture of a desired composition. When the touchscreen composition input is completely drawn,... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100149115 - Finger gesture recognition for touch sensing surface: Touch sensor methods, devices and systems are disclosed. One embodiment of the present invention pertains to a method comprising monitoring a finger movement along a touch sensing surface based on position data of a finger touching the touch sensing surface, where the position data is obtained by locating a position... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20100149119 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, program, and information processing system: An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a read unit for reading pattern information formed by conductive material and an execution unit for executing a predetermined processing based on the pattern information read by the read unit.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100149120 - Main image processing apparatus, sub image processing apparatus and control method thereof: Disclosed are a main image processing apparatus, a sub image processing apparatus and a control method thereof. The control method of the sub image processing apparatus includes receiving a user's touch input through the sub image processing apparatus; determining which contents correspond to a touched area where the touch input... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100149118 - Media controller: This invention is to provide a media controller, comprising a touch panel, which is set up to combine with the screen, and each location on the touch panel is equipped with the “touch” feature, where the touch feature is the location at the screen designed to associate with control commands... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100149124 - Method for implementing mouse algorithm using tactile sensor: A method for implementing a mouse algorithm using a plurality of pressure sensors is disclosed. The pressure sensors are used to freely move and rotate a mouse cursor in X, Y and Z directions, so that they can be applied as interface units for a slim device such as a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100149109 - Multi-touch shape drawing: Multi-touch shape drawing. The use of multi-touch gesture detection improves the user interface experience associated with generating and modifying shapes. By associating unique multi-touch gestures with the generation of corresponding shapes, the accuracy and ease of use with which shapes can be generated can be improved. By associating multi-touch gestures... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100149112 - Osd control system and osd control method for controlling display panel properties according to sensed touch movements: An OSD control system is provided and includes a display device. The display device includes a panel for displaying image data, a touch pad disposed around the panel, a display controller and a touch sensor controller. The touch pad includes touchable keys for sensing touch movements thereon and transferring interrupt... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100149113 - Proximity sensor device, electronic apparatus and method of sensing object proximity: A proximity sensor device, a portable electronic apparatus and a method of sensing object proximity are disclosed. The proximity sensor device comprises a light source and a layer optically coupled to the light source. Light output by the light source is transmitted in the layer. The layer comprises an output... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100149114 - Simulating a multi-touch screen on a single-touch screen: Disclosed is a single-touch screen interface that supports two operational states. First is a traditional single-touch state. Second is a “simulated multi-touch state” which allows the user to interact with the single-touch screen in much the same way as he would interact with a multi-touch screen. The user, while in... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100149108 - Single layer touch panel with segmented drive and sense electrodes: A touch sensor panels having segmented electrodes for both the drive and sense lines. The touch sensor panel may include a number of columns of sense electrodes and a number of rows of drive electrodes. Each of the drive and sense electrodes are connected to one of the metal bus... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100149121 - System and method for interfacing applications processor to touchscreen display for reduced data transfer: System and method for substantially reducing an involvement of an applications processor in receiving data from a touchscreen display. In one aspect, the system includes a controller may be configured in an autonomous mode where it automatically measures the touchscreen display based configuration information received from the applications processor, determines... Agent: Fountain Law Group, PLC C/o Maxim

20100149111 - Systems and methods for stabilizing a haptic touch panel or touch surface: Systems and methods for stabilizing haptic touch panels or touch surfaces are disclosed. For example, one disclosed system includes a housing having a base; and a touch sensitive input device. The apparatus further includes a first support member coupled to the base via a first hinge and coupled to the... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100149116 - Touch device and touch display panel: A touch device includes a patterned sensing electrode structure, an insulating layer and a patterned common electrode layer. The patterned sensing electrode structure is disposed on a surface of a substrate, defining a plurality of displaying regions and a light-shielding region. The patterned sensing electrode structure corresponds to the light-shielding... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100149122 - Touch panel with multi-touch function and method for detecting multi-touch thereof: A touch panel with a multi-touch function and a method for detecting a multi-touch thereof are provided. The touch panel includes transparent conductive substrate, a transparent conductive film, first conducting wires, second conducting wires and a main detecting module. The transparent conductive film is disposed on the transparent conductive substrate.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100149129 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a calculation unit that calculates, when state quantities of an object are changed by changing a predetermined parameter specifying a space in which the object is present in accordance with a contact quantity detected by a detection unit, the state quantities of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100149127 - Integrated contact switch and touch sensor elements: An input device providing integrated contact switch and touch sensor elements is disclosed. A contact switch and touch sensor can be integrated so that they share a common sensor line, achieving space, cost and manufacturing savings over input devices that utilize distinct sensor lines for each of its sensor elements.... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo Nova

20100149128 - Liquid crystal display panel having integrated pressure sending units: Capacitively actuated touch sensor units are integrated between subpixel light emitters of a liquid crystal display panel. In one embodiment, a sensor unit is monolithically integrated on a same substrate as are a plurality of associated subpixel units and the sensor unit includes a variable capacitor and a reference capacitor... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100149130 - Sensitivity-variable touch sensor according to user interface mode of terminal and method for providing the same: A method for improving the convenience in use of a touch sensor and a touch screen applied to a portable terminal and a terminal using the method are provided. The method includes determining a current user interface mode and function of the terminal; searching for an optimum sensitivity value corresponding... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100149126 - Touch sensitive displays with coplanar capacitive touch and proximity sensor pads and related touch panels: An electronic touch panel includes a plurality of spaced apart touch sensor pads that are arranged in a first direction on a planar layer. A proximity sensor pad is on the planar layer and is electrically isolated from the touch sensor pads. The proximity sensor pad has a greater surface... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100149125 - Touch sensitive displays with layers of sensor plates providing capacitance based proximity sensing and related touch panels: An electronic touch panel includes a plurality of spaced apart first sensor plates that are arranged in a first direction on a first planar layer. A proximity sensor plate is spaced apart from and attached to the first planar layer. The proximity sensor plate has a greater surface area than... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100149133 - Display device having touch screen function: A display device has a display panel generating visible light and generating infrared rays; a plurality of detectors detecting a change in an intensity of the infrared rays generated by the display panel; and the plurality of detectors recognizing a touch applied to the display panel in dependence upon the... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100149132 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes: a determining unit configured to determine one or more pieces of image data to be processed; a motion detecting unit configured to detect the motion of the image processing apparatus; a processing unit configured to execute predetermined processing regarding the one or more pieces of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100149131 - Touch sensitive display device and method of determining touch: In a method for determining a contact of a display device according to an exemplary embodiment, a covariance matrix is used to extract a unique vector and a unique value and to obtain the main component through the unique vector and the unique value. The value of the main component... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100149135 - Input method and system using optical pointer for electronic device: An input method for an electronic device and a related input system are provided. When an optical pointer irradiates light rays with a specific pattern, photo sensors disposed in a display unit of the device detect the irradiated light rays. The device determines and generates pattern information corresponding to a... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100149134 - Writing using a touch sensor: Apparatus and methods are disclosed for simultaneously tracking multiple finger and palm contacts as hands approach, touch, and slide across a proximity-sensing, multi-touch surface. Identification and classification of intuitive hand configurations and motions enables unprecedented integration of typing, resting, pointing, scrolling, 3D manipulation, and handwriting into a versatile, ergonomic computer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100149138 - Display apparatuses and methods of operating the same: Provided are display apparatuses and methods of operating the same. In a display apparatus, a display image may be continuously held for longer than about 10 msec after the power of the display panel is turned off. The display apparatus may indicate a liquid crystal display (LCD) apparatus including an... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

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20100149140 - Display device and driving method thereof: Display devices and methods capable of reversing brightness deterioration in electroluminescence elements while maintaining display quality, with simple pixel circuits and no manufacturing yield reduction, are provided. A display device includes luminescence pixels that each include a driving transistor, a luminescence element, and a switching transistor which switches between conduction... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100149139 - High resolution display: Disclosed is a high resolution display on which decompressed high resolution image data is displayed, the display including pixels, the pixels being on a substrate, where circuitry is present on the same substrate as the pixels, where compressed high resolution image data which has been compressed using known data compression... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100149137 - Paralell-serial conversion circuit, and electronic device using the circuit: A parallel-serial conversion circuit in which clock frequency and data width can be flexibly configured. The parallel-serial conversion circuit converts m×n bit parallel data (m and n being natural numbers), of clock frequency f, into 1-bit serial data of clock frequency f×m×n. The first converter converts m×n bit parallel data... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100149143 - Display apparatus, pixel layout method for display apparatus, and electronic device: In a display apparatus, a plurality of pixels are disposed in an array. Each pixel includes: an electro-optical element; a write transistor that writes a picture signal; a drive transistor that drives the electro-optical element according to the picture signal written by the write transistor; a hold capacitor, connected between... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149142 - Pixel array and driving method thereof: A pixel array including scan lines, data lines and pixels is provided. Scan lines extend along a row direction and include first and second scan lines. The first and second scan lines are arranged alternately along a column direction. Data lines extend along the column direction in a zigzag manner... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100149144 - Plasma display and driving apparatus thereof: A plasma display is disclosed. In one aspect, the display includes a scan driving board that applies a sustain pulse to a scan electrode during a sustain period and a sustain driving board that applies a sustain pulse to a sustain electrode during the sustain period. The scan driving board... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100149141 - Wiring of a display: A display device includes more than one IC chip formed on a substrate. Analog signals are applied to the ICs with a point-to-point structure. Digital signals are applied to the ICs with a cascade structure. Wirings applying digital signals are widened in the areas having room available so that electrical... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100149147 - Digital photo frame having a built-in scanner: The present invention relates to a digital photo frame, which includes a scanner to convert a picture into an image data file, wherein the scanner is a sheetfed scanner, and the scanner can reduce the scanning size limitations of a flatbed scanner and to promote the utility of the digital... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100149146 - Display: A display includes: a panel in which a plurality of pixels emitting light in response to a video signal are arranged; a light-receiving sensor outputting a light-reception signal in accordance with the light-emission of each pixel; calculation means for calculating correction data on the basis of the light-receiving signal; and... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149145 - Display panel: The reflective display panel (1), arranged to modulate ambient light for displaying an image, has a pixel (2) and a controller (10,11,100). For the panel (1) to be able to display an image having a flexibly adjusted perceived brightness, the controller (10,11,100) is arranged for providing the pixel (2) with... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100149148 - Display device and method of driving the same: A method of driving a display device includes: sub-sampling an original image signal; generating a sub-image signal; generating a sub-interpolated image signal from the sub-image signal; generating an interpolated frame by realigning the sub-interpolated image signal; and displaying an image having the interpolated frame.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100149157 - Active matrix display and method for driving the same: An active matrix display and a method for driving the display are provided. During a first scan period, a first scan line and a second scan line of the active matrix display are both at a high voltage level so that a first pixel electrode of the display is electrically... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100149153 - Display device, display device drive method, and electronic apparatus: In a display device in which pixels are arranged in a matrix, each pixel has an electro-optical element, a write transistor that writes a video signal, a drive transistor that drives the electro-optical element in accordance with the video signal written by the write transistor, a storage capacitor that is... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149152 - Display device, driving method for the display device, and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a pixel array unit in which pixels are arranged in a matrix shape, each of the pixels including an electro-optic element, a writing transistor that writes a video signal, a driving transistor that drives the electro-optic element according to the video signal written by the writing... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149149 - Display system: A display system includes a media frame assembly and a removable bezel assembly. The removable bezel assembly includes a power harvesting device for producing energy to drive the media frame assembly. Upon coupling the removable bezel assembly to the media frame assembly.... Agent: Pedro P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff

20100149150 - Driving method and display utilizing the same: A driving method for a display including a source driver and at least one pixel is disclosed. The source driver is activated to provide a first data signal to the pixel. The first data signal includes a first pulse. The source driver is activated to provide a second data signal... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20100149158 - Electrophoresis display and driving method thereof: An electrophoresis display and a driving method thereof are disclosed. An electrophoresis display includes a display panel comprising a plurality of pixel cells to display an image, a data driving unit supplying a pixel voltage to a plurality of data lines provided in the display panel, a common voltage generating... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100149161 - Electrophoretic display, method for driving electrophoretic display, and storage display: An electrophoretic display according to the present invention includes a first reset step for applying a first voltage to electrophoretic devices such that no image is displayed and no afterimages are present in the electrophoretic devices between a first step for displaying a first image on the electrophoretic devices and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100149154 - Energy recovery circuit: An energy recovery circuit for a plasma display panel having a reduced number of components. The energy recovery circuit includes a source capacitor, an inductor, a panel capacitor and six switches. The circuit is designed so that the source capacitor, the inductor and two of the switches are shared in... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100149151 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is provided. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel, a data driving circuit for converting digital video data into positive/negative data voltages to be supplied to the data lines and adjusting the horizontal polarity inversion cycle of the positive/negative data voltages, and a... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100149155 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device which arranges a drive circuit on left and right sides of a display region in a two-split manner, flickering at an edge of a screen can be reduced. In a liquid crystal display device which arranges first and second counter electrode drive circuits on... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100149156 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device which can reduce a scale of the whole counter-electrode-signal drive circuits is provided. The liquid crystal display device includes: a substrate; a plurality of counter electrodes which are formed on the substrate corresponding to pixels; a plurality of counter electrode signal lines which are formed... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100149159 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device in which noise of an electric signal and uncertainty of a power supply are prevented when a scan IC is packaged using chip-on-film technology. The plasma display device includes: a plasma display panel having pluralities of scan electrodes, sustain electrodes, and address electrodes; a chassis base... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100149160 - Semiconductor device, display device, and electronic device: A display device includes a load, a transistor for controlling a current value supplied to the load, a capacitor, a first wiring, a second wiring, and first to fourth switches. Variations in the current value caused by variations in the threshold voltage of the transistor can be suppressed through the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100149164 - Display device, display data processing device, and display data processing method: A display device includes: an extraction unit extracting an edge component of a display data signal; an adder unit adding an edge component to the display data signal; a signal generation unit generating a control signal in accordance with the display data signal and an output signal of the adder... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149166 - Display, method of driving display, and electronic device: A display includes a pixel array section having pixels in a matrix, each pixel including an electro-optical device, a writing transistor writing a video signal, a storage capacitor retaining the video signal, and a driving transistor driving the electro-optical device based upon the video signal; scan lines for respective rows... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100149162 - Method for compensating voltage drop of display device, system for voltage drop compensation and display device including the same: The present invention relates to a method for compensating voltage drop of a display device, a system for voltage drop compensation, and a display device including the same. A method for compensating a voltage drop of a display device including a display panel, a maximum compensation voltage table MLEC LUT... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100149165 - Plasma display device and semiconductor device: A plasma display device of the present invention having a plurality of display cells, comprises a X electrode kept at a reference voltage, a Y electrode, an address electrode, the X electrode and the Y electrode between which sustain discharge occurs, and an address driver comprising a first switch element... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100149163 - Use of spatial high-pass filtering of images to increase perceived brightness of emissive display: A method enables power savings in an OLED display by shortening the duty cycle of selected OLEDs of the OLED display. The selected OLEDs may include, for example, OLEDs used to generate particular objects that appear to be inactive such as inactive windows. Shortening the duty cycles of the selected... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100149169 - Electrophoretic device, electronic apparatus, and method for driving the electrophoretic device: A method for driving an electrophoretic device that includes an electrophoretic element between a common electrode and a pixel electrode, the electrophoretic element including electrophoretic particles, the method including applying voltages on the common electrode and the pixel electrode, thereby conducting an image rewrite process, wherein the image rewrite process... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100149167 - Emissive type display device, semiconductor device, electronic device, and power supply line driving method: An emissive type display device includes: a pixel array section having pixels ready for an active matrix driving system; a circuit for setting a peak luminance level of each display frame; and a driving circuit for variably controlling a total application period length of a driving voltage applied to a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149168 - Method of addressing a liquid crystal matrix screen and device applying this method: A method is provided for addressing a bistable nematic liquid crystal matrix screen having two stable states in the absence of an applied electric field. The switching of each pixel from a stable state to another stable state, is controlled by a switching electrical voltage pulse obtained by the application... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100149173 - Liquid crystal display driver device and liquid crystal display system: There is provided a display driver device (liquid crystal driver) causing no degradation in display image quality even when a plurality of signal lines (source lines) of a display panel are divided into a plurality of groups as a countermeasure against EMI. With a liquid crystal display driver device (the... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100149170 - Method for driving a display and related display apparatus: A display includes a panel, a timing controller, and a source driver. A method for driving the display includes the steps of sending a transfer signal asserted for a first period to the source driver initially at a line period; sending a driving control signal asserted for an asserted period... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100149172 - Semiconductor device: A clock distribution circuit receives a clock signal, and distributes the clock signal thus received to multiple paths. A digital circuit is configured as multiple separate regions, each associated with a respective one of the multiple paths. Each region receives a common power supply voltage Vdd. Furthermore, each region operates... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100149171 - Source driver for driving a panel and related method for controlling a display: A source driver for driving a panel includes an output buffer. The output buffer includes a first amplifier, a second amplifier, and an internal switching unit. The first amplifier includes a first stage and a second stage. The second amplifier includes a first stage and a second stage. The internal... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100149175 - 3d enhancement of video replay: A method for 3-D enhancement of video playback. The method includes receiving a plurality of video streams from a corresponding plurality of video capture devices and processing image data comprising each of the video streams using a 3-D surface reconstruction algorithm to create a 3-D surface map representative of the... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100149176 - Depth-fused 3d display, driving method thereof and driving circuit thereof: A Depth-Fused 3D (DFD) display, a driving method thereof and a driving circuit thereof are provided. The driving method includes the steps listed below. During a first frame time, a foreground image signal is provided to a front panel and a first uniform image signal is provided to a rear... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100149177 - Generation of normalized 2d imagery and id systems via 2d to 3d lifting of multifeatured objects: A method of generating a normalized image of a target head from at least one source 2D image of the head. The method involves estimating a 3D shape of the target head and projecting the estimated 3D target head shape lit by normalized lighting into an image plane corresponding to... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20100149174 - Information processing apparatus and program: Conventional information processing apparatuses have the problem of not being able to easily extract and observe a three-dimensional region of interest from 3D voxel data. The present invention provides an information processing apparatus in which a first slice information group, which is multiple pieces of slice information obtained as a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100149178 - Pipe installation support apparatus: A pipe installation support apparatus includes: a display control device for displaying images of pipes already installed and a pipe to be attached on a display device; an input device for inputting a movement instruction to move or rotate at least one of the image of the pipes; and a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100149179 - Data compression for real-time streaming of deformable 3d models for 3d animation: Systems and methods are described for performing spatial and temporal compression of deformable mesh based representations of 3D character motion allowing the visualization of high-resolution 3D character animations in real time. In a number of embodiments, the deformable mesh based representation of the 3D character motion is used to automatically... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp

20100149180 - Method and system for converting engineering data into 3d modeling data: A system and method for converting data generated in an computer engineering design software component to an alternate format usable by a variety of alternate software components is provided. Engineering data from a project having a plurality of objects is provided. Objects are selected from the project for conversion and... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100149181 - Vector graphics system and vector graphics rendering method: The invention provides a vector graphics system. In one embodiment, the vector graphics system comprises a path rendering manager module and a rendering module. The path rendering manager module receives path data, calculates a changing rate of the path data, and selects a filling method from a tessellation filling method... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100149183 - Image mosaicing systems and methods: Mosaicing methods and devices are implementing in a variety of manners. One such method is implemented for generation of a continuous image representation of an area from multiple images consecutively received from an image sensor. A location of a currently received image is indicated relative to the image sensor. A... Agent: Crawford Maunu PLLC

20100149182 - Volumetric display system enabling user interaction: A volumetric display system which enables user interaction is described. In an embodiment, the system consists of a volumetric display and an optical system. The volumetric display creates a 3D light field of an object to be displayed and the optical system creates a copy of the 3D light field... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100149185 - Apparatus and method for tracing activities of a shader program executed on shader circuitry of a data processing apparatus: A data processing apparatus and method are provided for tracing activities of a shader program executed on shader circuitry of a data processing apparatus. The data processing apparatus comprises shader circuitry which is responsive to input data for a pixel to execute a shader program to generate a colour value... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

20100149184 - System and method providing motion blur to rotating objects: In graphics applications, objects including rotating objects having geometric detail or surface relief are rendered in render targets where pixels are assigned color and depth values by color and depth buffers. A pixel shader performs ray intersection calculations on a primitive approximating the object in the render target to generate... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20100149186 - Methods, systems, and products for graphing data: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for graphing data. A layout is retrieved that comprises locations for vertices. A proximity graph is generated using triangulation. Nodal overlaps are removed.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Sz Attn: Patent Docketing

20100149187 - Customizing barcode images for particular displays: Techniques for ensuring maximum readability of barcodes displayed in pixel displays. The techniques use the characteristics of the pixel display to determine the form of the barcode in the pixel display. Determination of the form includes determining a size of the barcode which renders the barcode's elements easily readable by... Agent: Gordon E Nelson Patent Attorney, PC

20100149188 - Event based interactive animation: A client device receives a user interface event corresponding to a spline curve associated with an object displayed on a mobile device. The user interface triggers creation of a new spline curve based on computation of a new spline tangent associated with the spline curve and phase space-based dynamics of... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20100149189 - Media action script acceleration apparatus: Exemplary apparatus, method, and system embodiments provide for accelerated hardware processing of an action script for a graphical image for visual display. An exemplary apparatus comprises: a first memory to store corresponding data; a first processor to separate the action script from other data; and a second processor to convert... Agent: Gamburd Law Group LLC

20100149190 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing an input order independent character input mechanism: An apparatus for providing an input order independent character input mechanism may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive an input comprising an element corresponding to a portion of a character being entered by a user independent of an order for inputting the element based on the... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100149191 - System for virtually drawing on a physical surface: The system (13, 15) for virtually drawing on a physical surface of the invention comprises electronic circuitry, wherein the electronic circuitry is operative to detect movements of a physical object over the physical surface and project a drawing (11) corresponding to the movements on the physical surface. The computer program... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100149192 - Media action script acceleration system: Exemplary apparatus, method, and system embodiments provide for accelerated hardware processing of an action script for a graphical image for visual display. An exemplary system comprises: a network I/O interface; a frame buffer; a first memory; and a plurality of processors to separate the action script from other data, to... Agent: Gamburd Law Group LLC

20100149195 - Load balancing in multiple processor rendering systems: Methods and systems for allocating workloads in a pixel sequential rendering system comprising a plurality of processors are disclosed. Such workloads typically comprise a raster pixel image comprising a plurality of graphical objects. For each scan line (540) of the raster pixel image (510), edges of the plurality of graphical... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100149193 - Method and system for enabling managed code-based application program to access graphics processing unit: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method for enabling an intermediate code-based application program to access a target graphics processing unit (GPU) in a parallel processing environment. The method includes the steps of compiling a source code of the intermediate code-based application program to an intermediate code,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100149194 - Method and system for enabling managed code-based application program to access graphics processing unit: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a method for enabling an intermediate code-based application program to access a target graphics processing unit (GPU) in a parallel processing environment. The method includes the steps of compiling a source code of the intermediate code-based application program to an intermediate code,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100149196 - Display terminal device: Disclosed is a display terminal device including a display operating unit (12), a first communication unit (22), a reader/writer circuit (24) and a controller (26). The display operating unit is provided on a main body unit (11) to display advertisement data, and the first communication unit communicates with a host... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100149198 - Image processing system and method: A system and method of performing a high speed filtering of data by using a GPU is disclosed. According to embodiments of the present invention, the system and method of processing data by using a graphic processing unit (GPU) including a video memory comprising multiple blocks, comprises: acquiring an image... Agent: Jones Day

20100149197 - Spatial based power savings for lcd televisions: Described herein are systems and methods that reduce power consumption for a television that includes an LCD display. Power conservation systems and methods described herein alter video information in one or more inactive portions of a display area such that the altered video information decreases power consumption.... Agent: William J. Plut Honeywood Technologies, LLC

20100149199 - System and method for video memory usage for general system application: A system and method for facilitating access to graphics memory wherein the graphics memory can be shared between a graphics processor and general system application. The method includes detecting an idle state of a graphics processing unit (GPU). The GPU uses graphics memory operable for storing graphics data. The method... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100149200 - Display, apparatus and method for driving display: An apparatus for driving a display panel includes a first memory which stores a frame image data, a second memory which stores overshooting information. The apparatus receives an image signal from an external system via a CPU interface process. The second memory stores a difference data between the frame image... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100149201 - Systems and methods for optimizing pixel based raster trapping: Methods disclosed permit the identification of frame buffer pixels for trapping. In some embodiments, flags associated with pixels in the frame buffer may be used to provide an indication of pixels for trapping. A bit in a flag associated with a pixel may be set when the pixel is painted,... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100149202 - Cache memory device, control method for cache memory device, and image processing apparatus: A cache memory device includes a memory section configured to store image data of a frame with a predetermined size as one cache block, and an address conversion section configured to convert a memory address of the image data such that a plurality of different indices are assigned in units... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100149204 - Image color balance adjustment for display panels with 2d subixel layouts: The subpixel rendering component of a display system provides the capability to substitute a second subpixel rendering filter for a first subpixel rendering filter for computing the values of certain subpixels on the display panel when the input image data being rendered indicates an image feature that may give rise... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100149205 - Method and device to improve backlight uniformity: A system and method for compensating for non-uniform illumination from a light guide for a display in an electronics device is provided. The system comprises: a memory device storing a data representing a first compensation pattern for generation on the display to block light from a first portion of the... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault LLP

20100149203 - Systems and methods for color gamut mapping: Systems and methods are provided for an efficient computational scheme that permits the mapping of a color to a device gamut. In some embodiments, the device gamut may be represented in a device independent color space, which may be a perceptually uniform color space. In some embodiments, a set of... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100149206 - Data distribution system, data distribution apparatus, data distribution method and recording medium, improving user convenience: A CPU determines whether there is handwriting. If handwriting is determined to be done, the handwritten image data is obtained. Thereafter, CPU determines, based on the obtained handwritten image data, whether the handwritten image is a handwritten data for area designation. If it is determined, based on the obtained handwritten... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100149207 - Grayscale characteristic for color display device: An original reference grayscale characteristic for a display panel is created by modifying the sRGB reference grayscale characteristic for the display panel. The changes selectively vary the relative luminances and contrasts of certain regions of the sRGB reference grayscale characteristic. The display device code values for the original reference grayscale... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100149208 - Conversion of a sub-pixel format data to another sub-pixel data format: A method of determining implied sample areas for each data point of each color in a source pixel data specified in a first sub-pixel format is used for sub-pixel rendering an image on a display specified in a second sub-pixel format. Each of the first and second sub-pixel formats comprises... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100149209 - Display device and method of driving the same: The invention provides a display device and a method of driving the same in which degradation of display quality attributable to image sticking can be prevented while maintaining a memorized state of display. The display device includes a display section displaying a memorized display image which is kept displayed without... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100149210 - Image capturing apparatus having subject cut-out function: An image capturing apparatus includes: a first image capturing unit configured to capture a subject-including image including a subject image under a first capturing condition; a second image capturing unit configured to capture a background image under a second capturing condition that is substantially the same with the first capturing... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100149211 - System and method for cropping and annotating images on a touch sensitive display device: The present invention is a system and method for cropping and annotating images on a touch sensitive display device or other handheld device, including the following steps: (a) displaying an image of the image file to be cropped/annotated; (b) receiving an first input from a user designating a first point... Agent: American Pioneer Ventures Attn: Daniar Hussain

20100149212 - Information processing device and method, and program: An information processing device which displays on a map a plurality of images classified by hierarchical clustering and associated with positional information includes a deciding unit configured to decide clusters satisfying a predetermined condition from among clusters created by the hierarchical clustering as the same group and a display control... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100149213 - Virtual penetrating mirror device for visualizing of virtual objects within an augmented reality environment: A virtual penetrating mirror (1) for visualizing at least one virtual object (5) within an augmented reality environment, with a tracking system (4) and a displaying device (3), is provided by means of visualizing an image of at least one virtual mirror, an image of the at least one virtual... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100149215 - Media action script acceleration apparatus, system and method: Exemplary apparatus, method, and system embodiments provide for processing an action script for a graphical image for visual display. An exemplary apparatus comprises: a first memory; first circuitry configured to convert a plurality of descriptive elements of the action script into a plurality of operational codes; and second circuitry configured... Agent: Gamburd Law Group LLC

20100149214 - Rendering a view from an image dataset: The invention relates to a rendering system (100) for rendering a view from an image dataset, the rendering system comprising a selecting unit (110) for selecting a subset of the image dataset, a computing unit (120) for computing a first principal axis of a tensor on the basis of the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100149216 - Variable scaling of image data for aspect ratio conversion: A mechanism for enabling a user to vary the scale or zoom of image data for aspect ratio conversion using a graphical user interface is disclosed. A user may move a selector of the graphical user interface to one end for selecting a linear scaling, to the other end for... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100149217 - Snap to element analytical tool: An analytical tool for measuring spacing between elements in a web page is provided. In one implementation, the analytical tool identifies locations indicated on a web page and automatically determines one or more elements in proximity to those indicated locations. The analytical tool automatically identifies points on the determined elements... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100149218 - Pixel-level power optimization for oled displays: A method enables power savings in an OLED display by reducing the size of the screen in an OLED display when the screen is not in use. For example, if the OLED display receives no input from the user for a predefined time period, the size of the screen is... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100149219 - Display device: A display device includes a housing that includes at least a front surface and a rear surface, a display screen that displays information on the front surface of the housing, and an identification mark that is provided on a surface other than the front surface and that indicates a position... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100149222 - Blue laser pumped green light source for displays: The invention relates to light sources and displays incorporating blue laser pumped light sources that provide green light. According to a first aspect of the invention, a green light source includes a semiconductor diode laser emitting light in an optical path having a dominant wavelength within the blue spectral region,... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20100149221 - Drive current of light source by color sequential method: The present invention relates to a drive circuit of light source by color sequential method for generating a full-color image based on sequential switching between red, green and blue illuminations. The drive circuit of light source by color sequential method includes a color-sequential control circuit and a plurality of radiating... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100149225 - Illuminator and display having same: A display apparatus can perform a high quality moving picture display and provides improved color purity, and includes an illumination device that prevents and minimizes light unevenness in the form of a lamp image. The display apparatus includes an illumination device in which a first scattering layer, a first light-condensing... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100149224 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image display device: An image processing apparatus has a light source luminance calculating unit which calculates the luminances of the light sources of the plurality of colors of a back light based on an input image, a light source maximum value detecting unit which detects a light source maximum value that is the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100149226 - Organic electroluminescent dispay device: An organic electroluminescent display device includes a display panel that includes sub-pixels which include organic light emitting diodes, respectively, to display a frame image made by image data by every frame; a data drive IC that outputs data voltages to the sub-pixels, respectively, by every frame, wherein the data voltages... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100149220 - Plasma display panel drive circuit and plasma display device: The total number of the scan electrodes is divided into a first scan electrode group and a second scan electrode group. The first scan electrode group drive section for driving the first scan electrode group produces a selection potential and a non-selection potential in the scan period, and supplies scan... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100149223 - Selective dimming of oled displays: A method enables power savings in an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display by dimming selected areas of the OLED display pixel by pixel. The selected areas may include, for example, particular displayed objects such as an active window, particular colors, etc. Dimming selected areas of the OLED display results in... Agent: Trellis Intellectual Property Law Group, PC

20100149227 - Display device, liquid crystal monitor, liquid crystal television receiver, and display method: A display device displaying an image by dividing each frame into subframes. A display section has pixels each containing a first subpixel (SP1) and a second subpixel (SP2) which are connected to the same source line (S) and the same gate line (G). A difference is created between the luminance... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100149228 - Method for processing data, driving apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the driving apparatus: A method for processing image data, the image data including a plurality of sub color data corresponding to a plurality of unit pixels in a row direction, wherein each unit pixel includes N sub color data having different colors, wherein N is a natural number greater than or equal to... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

  
06/10/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. invention type

20100141552 - Methods and systems for imaging device and display interaction: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for composite wall display and imaging device interaction.... Agent: Kristine Elizabeth Matthews

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20100141554 - Wireless augmented reality communication system: The system of the present invention is a highly integrated radio communication system with a multimedia co-processor which allows true two-way multimedia (video, audio, data) access as well as real-time biomedical monitoring in a pager-sized portable access unit. The system is integrated in a network structure including one or more... Agent: Ivan Posey, Esq. Darby & Darby, P.C.

20100141556 - Ophthalmic display: The invention relates to an ophthalmic display comprising an optical imager both for shaping light beams emitted by a miniature screen of a light-beam generator system for generating light beams that are introduced into said imager via an inlet face, and for directing them towards the eye of the wearer... Agent: Sofer & Haroun LLP.

20100141555 - Real-time image scanning and processing: An apparatus for displaying at least one image with respect to a line-of-sight (LOS), with an image source, a display processor and a displaying unit. The display processor is coupled with the image source and the displaying unit. The image source provides at least one spatially unregistered image, and the... Agent: Lathrop & Gage LLP

20100141557 - Light guide: In various embodiments described herein, a display device includes a front illumination device that comprises a light guide disposed forward of an array of display elements, such as an array of interferometric modulators, to distribute light across the array of display elements. The light guide panel may include a turning... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100141559 - Compensating for display defect of flat panel display: This document relates to electrically compensating for display defects resulting from process error. A method of compensating for a display defect of a flat panel display comprises receiving position information indicative of a position of a display defect of a display panel and level information indicative of a degree of... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100141558 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device having reduced electro-magnetic interference (EMI) is disclosed. The display device has a filter in front of a plasma display panel. The plasma display panel (PDP) generates EMI noise during operation, and the filter is driven with a noise cancellation signal to at least partially cancel the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100141561 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a PDP including discharge cells, address electrodes extending in a first direction and corresponding to the discharge cells, and sustain electrodes and scan electrodes in parallel with each other and crossing the address electrodes in the discharge cells, the sustain electrodes including first terminals and... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100141562 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device expressing a video is provided. A memory stores selection patterns being combinations of subfields lighting for expressing gradation values constituting gradation numbers. The selection patterns corresponding to gradation values constituting a first gradation number and selection patterns corresponding to gradation values constituting a second gradation number... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100141560 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display device performing display control by utilizing plasma discharge includes a panel having a plurality of address electrodes and a plurality of display electrodes disposed to intersect with the address electrodes, and a drive circuit performing address discharge drive for selectively producing a discharge in cells between the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100141563 - Plasma display device and control method thereof: A plasma display device and display method are provided. The plasma display device expresses a video with gradations by controlling lighting of subfields forming one field, each of the subfields having a weighted luminance. A load factor calculation unit calculates a display load factor of an input video signal. A... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100141565 - Control head with electroluminescent panel in land mobile radio: An exemplary land mobile radio control head and method are provided. In one embodiment, the control head has the capability to utilize halo light of the control head to implement a multi-function indicator that communicates a state of the land mobile radio. In another embodiment, the control head has the... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section

20100141564 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode, a second transistor configured to control a connection between a first power source and the organic light emitting diode, the second transistor having a gate electrode, a first transistor configured to control a connection between the gate electrode of the second transistor... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100141566 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. In one embodiment, the OLED display includes i) a first display panel comprising a plurality of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs), wherein an emissive area and a non-emissive area are formed for each of the OLEDs, wherein the emissive area is... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100141567 - Display device and manufacture method thereof: The present invention discloses a flat display device and a manufacture method thereof. The flat display device includes a flat display module, a front cover, an auxiliary support, a back cover set, and a circuit board. The back cover set includes a sub-cover and a main back cover, wherein the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100141568 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel having a color filter including a red filter, a transparent filter, and a blue filter, and a backlight panel at a rear of the liquid crystal panel. The backlight panel includes electron emission regions and a phosphor layer that emits light... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100141569 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes first and second substrates facing each other, a layer of liquid crystal molecules interposed between the first and second substrates, a plurality of color displaying sub-pixels including first, second and third sub-pixels defined on the first and second substrates, first common electrodes in the... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100141570 - Display panel and display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, a display panel includes an active matrix type pixel region including scanning signal lines each of which is connected to three terminal elements each of which serves as an active element, the active matrix type pixel region including a non-rectangular shape by being... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100141572 - Illumination device and display device using the same: An active-backlight-type image display device includes an illumination device that enables a cost reduction of a light source and can display an image more accurately by eliminating an influence on temperature characteristics. In a so-called active-backlight-type display device, an illumination device includes a plurality of light sources that correspond one... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100141571 - Image sensor with integrated light meter for controlling display brightness: The present invention is directed to an image sensor with an integrated light meter that can be used to automatically adjust the display brightness based on ambient light in the environment. According to one embodiment, an automatic exposure (AE) control loop estimates the ambient light when the image sensor is... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100141573 - Luminance enhancement structure with moire reducing design: The present invention is directed to luminance enhancement structure for reflective display devices. The structure not only can enhance the brightness of a display device, but also can reduce the Moiré effect of the display device. The present invention is also directed to a display device comprising an array of... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100141574 - Method and apparatus for operating mobile terminal: A method for operating a mobile terminal is disclosed. The mobile terminal includes a pressure sensor and an orientation sensor. While a pressure event is detected by the pressure sensor, functions related to content classification, content storage, content display, and menu navigation can be executed in response to a direction... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100141575 - Video display device: A video display device enabling first and second viewers to view two respective different screens and enabling the first viewer to easily view the content displayed to the second viewer in a two-screen display mode. The video display device (1) comprises a video processing section (11), a display section (12),... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100141577 - Pointing device, data processing device, and data processing system: A data processing device includes a cursor position decision unit, a display control unit, a switch operation signal detection unit, a storage unit, an event generation unit and an event execution unit. The storage unit is configured to store, for a predetermined period, at least one of cursor position information... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100141576 - Touchpad using resistive electro-conductive fiber and input device having the same: There are provided a touchpad using resistive electro-conductive fibers and an input device having the same, which can be used for controlling a personal terminal such as a computer by receiving a user's input using a signal representing a motion of the user detected by the resistive electro-conductive fiber in... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20100141578 - Image display control apparatus, image display apparatus, remote controller, and image display system: An image display control apparatus comprises a menu creating unit displays an operation menu ME on a liquid crystal display unit of an image display apparatus, a camera with an infrared filter capable of recognizing an infrared signal coming from a remote controller, a remote controller position identifying unit identifies... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100141579 - Method and apparatus for controlling a computing system: A handheld computing device is introduced comprising a motion detection sensor(s) and a motion control agent. The motion detection sensor(s) detect motion of the computing device in one or more of six (6) fields of motion and generate an indication of such motion. The motion control agent, responsive to the... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP

20100141580 - Piezo-electric sensing unit and data input device using piezo-electric sensing: Disclosed herein is a piezoelectric sensing unit and a data input device using piezoelectric sensing. The data input device of the present invention includes a base, an input unit, first piezoelectric sensing parts, and a control unit. The input unit performs a first directional input in such a way that... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100141581 - Control device for computer: Control device for a computer mouse. In order to enhance comfort as much as possible and to avoid or even cure RSI phenomena, a control is proposed with a curved finger-supporting element and thumb-supporting element with varying curvatures. Optimum support for the hand and fingers (thumb) is obtained if... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100141582 - Slender wheel mouse: A slender wheel mouse includes a mouse case, a base, a circuit board, a supporting member, a tilt frame, a slender wheel, an encoder, a slender ratchet, a resilience sheet and several switch elements. The slender ratchet is engaged with the slender wheel to drive the encoder. The slender wheel... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100141583 - Wheel mouse: A wheel mouse includes a mouse case, a base, a circuit board, an encoder, a fixing element, a wheel, a switch element and a spring. The circuit board is disposed on the base. The fixing element includes a ring-shaped part and a hollow post. The encoder is accommodated within the... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100141584 - Stroke based input system for character input: An improved handheld electronic device includes an input apparatus, preferably a trackball, an output apparatus, namely a display, and a processor apparatus. The processor apparatus is structured to execute a number of routines including a stroke-based input user interface routine. The stroke-based input user interface routine is structured to present... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100141586 - Cushioned user interface or control device: A user interface or control includes a cushion-type support member and a user input member that is interconnected with and carried by the support member. The support member defines an upwardly facing recess, and the input member may be a user interface or control device that is contained within the... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.

20100141585 - Mid-keyboard-monitor computer-based audio i/o device: A system and device for placement between a keyboard and monitor on a work surface that routes cables and provides access to controls, where the system and device rest in a first position for use and a second position for access to ports and cables.... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP

20100141587 - Electronic device having reconfigurable keyboard layout and method for reconfiguring keyboard layout: An electronic device having a plurality of operation keys, a position sensor, a keyboard layout controller and a keyboard illumination controller is provided. The operation keys are configured to form a reconfigurable keyboard layout. The keyboard layout controller is configured to reconfigure the keyboard layout in accordance with the position... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100141588 - Portable electronic apparatus: In a portable electronic apparatus, a second keyboard to be manipulated with a right hand is joined to a first keyboard unit including a first keyboard to be manipulated with a left hand so that the second keyboard can be turned down. A display unit having a built-in liquid crystal... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100141591 - Composite touch panel and method for operating the same: A composite touch panel includes a first insulating layer, a first conductive layer, a plurality of spacers, a second conductive layer and a second insulating layer in turn stacked on each other. The second conductive layer is applied with a predetermined first working voltage, and the voltages at four comers... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100141602 - Device for controlling home automation equipment of a building: Device (60; 100) for controlling home automation equipment (1a, 2a, 2b, 2c, 3a, 3b, 4a, 5a) of a building, comprising a display screen (101), in which the screen is assigned to the display of type icons (ITYP1, ITYP2, ITYP3, ITYP4, ITYP5), a type icon representing a set of home automation... Agent: Ronald R. Santucci, Esq. C/o Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100141592 - Digital camera with character based mode initiation: A digital camera includes a touch-screen for receiving individually or in any combination one ore more characters all of which are short-hand notation for corresponding camera modes or functions from a user; memory for storing one or more characters all of which individually or in any combination are short-hand notation... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100141598 - Display, display driving method, and electronic apparatus: A display includes: a display section having a plurality of pixels provided in a region where a first substrate and a second substrate are disposed opposite to each other; a switch provided in the region where the first substrate and the second substrate are disposed opposite to each other, the... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100141603 - Method and apparatus to reject accidental contact on a touchpad: In one exemplary embodiment, a portable computer having a display assembly coupled to a base assembly to alternate between a closed position and an open position. Palm rest areas are formed by a touchpad disposed on the surface of the base assembly. In an alternative embodiment, a touchpad disposed on... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100141594 - Method of inputting information using touch input device and system for performing the same: A touch input device is configured to apply an information input method and system for use with a portable terminal. In the information input method and system, when a touch against the touch input device is not released, voltage generated in a resistive overlay touch screen is changed by the... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100141597 - Method, device and computer readable recording medium for preventing input error when information is inputted through touch screen: Disclosed are a method, device and computer readable recording medium for preventing an input error when information is inputted through a touch screen. According to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention, there is provided a method for preventing an input error when information is inputted through a touch screen,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100141590 - Soft keyboard control: This document describes tools associated with soft keyboard control functions. In some implementations, the tools recognize a keyboard launch gesture on a touch sensitive screen and present a preview of a keyboard on the touch sensitive screen responsive to the launch gesture. The tools can also display the keyboard on... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100141593 - Stylus pen and flat panel display apparatus including the same: A stylus pen includes a body portion, and an end portion on the body portion, the end portion including a reflecting unit and adapted to contact a touch screen. The reflecting unit is adapted to reflect light toward a display apparatus including the stylus pen, so light receiving accuracy of... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100141595 - Touch display panel: A touch display panel including scan lines, data lines, pixel units electrically connecting the scan lines and the data lines, at least a sensing-signal line locating between the pixel units, and at least a touch-sensing device is provided. Each touch-sensing element includes a set of sensing pads and a signal... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100141589 - Touch input interpretation: A method of operating a touch display includes interpreting a touch input on the touch display as a first kind of gesture if a source of the touch input is of a first type and a parameter of the touch input is below a first threshold. The touch input is... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100141599 - Touch panel and circuit thereof: A sensing circuit for touch panel is disclosed. The sensing circuit includes a switching device, a passive device, a sensing device and a transforming unit. The switching device receives a first control signal and outputs the first control signal according to a second control signal. The passive device couples to... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100141600 - Touch screen: A touch screen is provided, in which a first layer of a transparent electrode is spaced from a second layer of a transparent electrode and a refraction index matching layer is interposed between the first and second layers of the transparent electrodes.... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100141601 - Touch screen display apparatus and method of operating the same: A touch screen display apparatus is disclosed. In one embodiment, the touch screen display apparatus includes: i) a plurality of light emitting devices disposed on a substrate, ii) at least one first light sensor, iii) at least one second light sensor, wherein the at least one first light sensor is... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100141596 - User interface for a portable communicator for use in a process control environment: A portable communicator for use in a process control system. The portable communicator includes a touchscreen configured to receive input from a user. The touchscreen may include a user interface that separate the scrolling functionality from the selection functionality. In one embodiment, the user interface includes a first portion and... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)

20100141605 - Flexible display device and data displaying method thereof: A flexible display device and a data displaying method thereof are disclosed. The device includes a touch sensor to generate touch events according to touch actions, a flexible sensor to generate a bend signal as one side of the device is bent, a storage unit to store a function table,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100141606 - Method for providing haptic feedback in a touch screen: Disclosed is a method for providing a haptic feedback in a touch screen, which includes displaying a plurality of soft buttons on a touch screen; applying a first pattern vibration to the touch screen if a pressing detection value for a corresponding soft button according to contact of a user... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100141604 - Resistive multi touch screen: Methods, apparatuses, and systems for processing tactile input received at a display are disclosed. An apparatus may include a display comprising a tactile sensor and a display screen. The tactile sensor may include a top layer comprising a first plurality of resistive strips, wherein each of the resistive strips in... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100141607 - Apparatus and method for recognizing multi touch point: The present invention relates to an apparatus and method for recognizing multi touch points. When touch input units are touched at the same time by a plurality of touch units, a plurality of sensors sense vibration signals generated from each touch point and measures intersection points from distance information of... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100141608 - Index matching for touch screens: Index matching for touch screens is provided. An index matching stackup for a touch screen can be formed including a substantially transparent substrate, a substantially transparent conductive layer disposed in a pattern, and an index matching layer for improving an optical uniformity of the touch screen. The index matching layer... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100141609 - Ergonomic user interfaces and electronic devices incorporating same: An electronic device includes a housing that encloses a controller and/or other electronic components, a display viewable through a face of the housing that is configured to display an alphanumeric character list, and an input device adjacent the display that is movable by a user to highlight and select respective... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec, P.A.

20100141611 - Input device and input method: Provided is an input device that may sense a first contact occurring along a planar coordinate axis among three-dimensional (3D) spatial coordinate axes to generate first contact information, to sense a second contact occurring along a vertical coordinate axis among the 3D spatial coordinate axes to generate second contact information,... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100141610 - Manipulator: A selecting operation and a setting operation for setup items shown on a display are performed with using a selection change switch that can in steps rotate to three positions indicated by marks and a dial switch that is stacked on the selection change switch. The display shows three setup... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100141612 - Electrode of a light-emitting device of the oled type: An electrode of a light-emitting device of the OLED type adapted for forming with a second electrode, an optical cavity, including at least one layer based on a material of refraction index n1 including a structured face comprising a plurality of recesses filled with a material of refractive index n2... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20100141613 - Electronic device and display control method: According to one embodiment, an electronic device includes wireless communication modules, a storage module, a communication module, a frequency specifying module, and a controller. The wireless communication modules use different communication frequency bands. The storage module stores operation frequencies to control display of a display module and setting information. Each... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100141614 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel, a chassis base at the rear of the plasma display panel and having a plurality of channels for guiding heated air to flow upwardly, and a thermal conductive medium between the plasma display panel and the chassis base.... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100141615 - Plasma display device: In a plasma display device, the scan electrode drive circuit is mounted at least on a first circuit board generating a sustain pulse and a second circuit board outputting a scan pulse to the scan electrodes. The first circuit board includes a plurality of first metal fittings, each having a... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100141618 - Active-matrix device, electro-optical display device, and electronic apparatus: An active-matrix device includes a substrate; a plurality of pixel electrodes provided on a first surface of the substrate; a plurality of switching elements provided to correspond to each of the pixel electrodes, each of the switching elements including a fixed electrode connected to the each pixel electrode, a movable... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100141616 - Display device and driving method thereof: The present invention enhances a display quality of a display device as a task. As means for solving such a task, the present invention provides a display device including a light emitting element and a switching element in a pixel, wherein the switching element is provided for supplying a power... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100141617 - Display driver integrated circuit device, film, and module: A rectangular display driver integrated circuit device adapted for use with a flat panel display (FPD) device is disclosed and comprises, a plurality of input pads arranged in a central portion of the display driver integrated circuit device, and a plurality of output pads arranged along edges of all four... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100141619 - Display device: Disclosed is a display device including a substrate having a unit pixel area, a fixed member formed on the substrate to receive a ground voltage, an insulating layer formed on the fixed member, a fixed electrode formed on the insulating layer to receive a common voltage, and a plurality of... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100141620 - Flat light source with electrodes facing each other and method for manufacturing the same: A flat panel display device including electrodes facing each other is disclosed. The flat panel display device, including at least one unit discharge cell, includes: a upper and a lower substrates; one or more first partition members for supporting and keeping apart the upper and the lower substrates; and a... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP

20100141621 - Semiconductor device: Solved is a problem of attenuation of output amplitude due to a threshold value of a TFT when manufacturing a circuit with TFTs of a single polarity. In a capacitor (105), a charge equivalent to a threshold value of a TFT (104) is stored. When a signal is inputted thereto,... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100141622 - Thin film transistor array panel and display device including the same: Gate-driving circuitry of a thin film transistor array panel is formed on the same plane as a display area of the transistor array panel. The gate-driving circuitry includes driving circuitry and signal lines having apertures. Thus, a sufficient amount of light, even though illuminated from the thin film transistor array... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100141624 - Adaptive method for acquiring color measurements: A system and method for measuring a color parameter values of a display for calibration purposes. An initial measurement of the color parameter value from the display is performed. Next, a number of additional measurements is determined in response to the value of the initial color parameter value. The color... Agent: Buchanan Ingersoll & Rooney, PC

20100141623 - Display device, display control method, and electronic apparatus: A display device is provided and includes a first photosensor that detects the light amount of ambient light of a display area, a second photosensor that detects dark current arising when light is blocked, and changeover switches that select the first photosensor and the second photosensor. The display device further... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100141625 - Driving method and driving circuit of plasma display panel having a potential being applied to an address electrode during a reset period: In a driving method of a plasma display panel having a plurality of first electrodes provided so as to correspond to phosphors of a plurality of emitted light colors and having a plurality of second electrodes disposed so as to intersect with the first electrodes, the first electrodes for each... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100141626 - Display device, driving method for display device, and electronic apparatus: A display device includes a pixel array unit including pixels arranged in a matrix, the pixels each including an electrooptical element, a writing transistor for writing an image signal, a storage capacitor for storing the image signal, and a driving transistor for driving the electrooptical element in accordance with the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100141630 - Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic device using the display device and the method: An object is to reduce degradation of display quality due to variation in luminance of light-emitting elements, which is caused by variation in voltage because of wiring resistance of current supply lines, and to improve the display quality. In a voltage program period, a terminal serving as a source of... Agent: Eric Robinson

20100141628 - Display, display panel, method for inspecting display panel and method for manufacturing display panel: An organic electroluminescent device comprising 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 by an applied voltage,... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100141631 - Dual conversion gain gate and capacitor combination: A pixel cell array architecture having a dual conversion gain. A dual conversion gain element is coupled between a floating diffusion region and a respective storage capacitor. The dual conversion gain element having a control gate switches in the capacitance of the capacitor to change the conversion gain of the... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100141629 - Image display apparatus with improved safety of electric power supply to illumination device and control method thereof: An image display apparatus includes a control unit for controlling a manner of supplying electric power from a power supply unit to an illumination device, and a detection unit included in a control system independent of the control unit. The detection unit detects whether or not a component of the... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100141627 - Method of driving organic electroluminescence display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a plurality of light-emitting elements, a driving circuit disposed in each of the plurality of light emitting elements, scanning lines, emission control lines, and data lines. Here, each driving circuit includes a driving transistor supplying current to the corresponding light-emitting element, changes the emission control signal... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100141634 - Driving method for discharge lamp, driving device for discharge lamp, light source device, and image display apparatus: In at least one embodiment of the disclosure, a driving device for a discharge lamp includes an alternating current supply section and a frequency modulation section. The alternating current supply section supplies two electrodes of the discharge lamp with an alternating current. The alternating current comprises a plurality of modulation... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100141633 - Embedded display power management: An integrated circuit is disclosed that includes a display management circuitry configured to control the operation of a display panel in combination with a power management circuitry configured to control the power consumption of a panel backlight.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100141635 - Lcd plateau power conservation: Described herein are power conservation systems and methods that reduce power consumption for an electronics device including a liquid crystal display (LCD). The LCD includes a backlight that offers multiple luminance levels, where each level consumes a different amount of power. The systems and methods alter video information while the... Agent: William J. Plut Honeywood Technologies, LLC

20100141632 - Liquid crystal display and display apparatus: s

20100141640 - Display device and aging method: The display device according to the present invention is provided with a thin film transistor (first transistor) for aging which directly connects an organic EL element to a power supply line, and furthermore, an aging control line and a thin film transistor (second transistor) for switching aging control signals are... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100141636 - Embedding and transmitting data signals for generating a display panel: Row propagation delay is the duration it takes for a signal to travel the length of a row in a flat panel display matrix. Row propagation delay compensation modifies when column voltages are applied to each column in a flat panel matrix by substantially matching the delay for its position... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100141638 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof are provided. The liquid crystal includes a liquid crystal display panel, a data driving circuit, a gate driving circuit, a timing controller, and an over-driving controller. The over-driving controller, if a difference between input data input during a (N)th frame period... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100141637 - Method for driving plasma display panel: The plasma display panel driving method is a method of driving a panel provided with a plurality of discharge cells, each having a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, and includes forming one-field period by arranging a plurality of sub-fields including an initializing period, address period, and sustain period, wherein... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100141641 - Shift register: In one embodiment of the present invention, a unit circuit of a shift register includes a bootstrap circuit configured with a transistor T1, a transistor T2 and a capacitor, a transistor T3, a transistor T4, and a reset signal generation circuit. By use of two-phase clock signals and whose high... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100141642 - Shift register: In one embodiment of the present invention, a unit circuit of a shift register includes a bootstrap circuit configured with a transistor T1, a transistor T2 and a capacitor, a transistor T3, a transistor T4, and a reset signal generation circuit. By use of two-phase clock signals whose high level... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100141639 - Source driver and display device having the same: A source driver and a display device having the same are provided. The source driver shares several outputs by using a time division method and has an analog voltage stored in a buffer supplied to each data line multiple times during a horizontal scanning interval. Accordingly, by supplying an analog... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100141646 - Active matrix display device: A display device that includes: first and second drive circuits which are provided in each of the plurality of pixels, and connected to a scanning line and a data line of the display panel, to drive the display element; a scan driver which sequentially scans each scanning line of the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100141647 - Back light unit for liquid crystal display device and method for fabricating the same: The back light unit for a liquid crystal display device includes lamps for supplying a light to a liquid crystal display panel, a printed circuit board of a non-conductive plastic having sockets mounted thereto for supplying a high voltage to the lamps, a cover bottom fastened to the printed circuit... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100141644 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device and a method of driving the same in which moving image blurring is prevented and a contrast ratio is enhanced by providing a light-emitting element, switching transistors, and a driving transistor with driving signals that include specific voltages at predetermined times, so that the light-emitting element does... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100141643 - Method for driving display panel: A method for driving a display panel is provided. The method includes the following steps. Firstly, providing a first scan signal to turn on a plurality of first sub-pixels within the ith pixel row of the display panel during a Nth frame period, so as to make the first sub-pixels... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100141645 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display device capable of driving transistor threshold voltage compensation, including: pixels positioned in the intersections of scan lines and data lines, wherein each pixel comprises: a first transistor and a fourth transistor, connected at a common node, disposed between an anode of an OLED and a... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100141649 - Drawing device: An intersection point is obtained between a triangle forming a 3-dimensional graphics and a straight line. In the straight line, a line in a triangle is obtained. Then, a pixel on the line is obtained, and only these pixels are read from memory for a drawing process. The straight line... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100141648 - System and method for view management in three dimensional space: A method for managing a display space for a 3D environment is provided. A 3D scene having at least one scene object is displayed and the visible surfaces of the scene objects are represented as visible space in a 2D view plane representation. Controllable objects that are to be placed... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100141650 - Command remoting techniques: Techniques for improved command level remoting are disclosed.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100141651 - Synthesizing detailed depth maps from images: Disclosed are embodiments of systems and methods for synthesizing a detailed depth map from a video image. In embodiments, the motion vectors decoded from a video stream may be classified into groups by the application of K-Model clustering techniques based on an affine model. In embodiments, a coarse depth map... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100141653 - Apparatus for providing and transforming shader of 3d graphic system: Provided are an apparatus and method for providing and transforming a shader of a 3-D graphic system. The apparatus for providing a shader of a 3-D graphic system includes a shader expressing unit for rendering a target shader, an option controller for controlling options of the shader, a similar shader... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20100141652 - System and method for photorealistic imaging using ambient occlusion: Scene model data, including a scene geometry model and a plurality of pixel data describing objects arranged in a scene, is received. A first pixel data of the plurality of pixel data is selected. A primary pixel color and a primary ray are generated based on the first pixel data.... Agent: Ibm Corporation (pec) C/o Patrick E. Caldwell, Esq.

20100141654 - Device and method for displaying feature marks related to features in three dimensional images on review stations: A system is provided for displaying information associated with at least one feature of a three-dimensional image. The three-dimensional image is apportioned along a plane into a plurality of 2-D image slices and a display is provided for viewing the 2-D image slices. A feature window of the present invention... Agent: Cytyc Corporation Darry Pattinson, Sr.IPParalegal

20100141655 - Method and system for navigation of audio and video files: A method and system for navigation of an audio or a video file are provided. The method includes providing an audio or video file and generating text associated with the file. This may include one or more of: transcripts of audio content, extraction of text from video content, associating text... Agent: Ibm Corporation, T.j. Watson Research Center

20100141656 - Visualization of a parameter which is measured on the human body: A parameter which is measured continuously in a human body, such as a glucose concentration, is displayed for a patient to understand her current physiological situation and predicted changes and if appropriate that corrective actions. A measured value range for the measured parameter is subdivided into two or more sub-ranges.... Agent: Roche Diagnostics Operations Inc.

20100141657 - Simultaneous physical and protocol layer analysis: A method and apparatus for capturing an analog waveform on a serial bus. The method comprises the steps of designating a predetermined digital data sequence, decoding a serial data signal carried on a serial data bus, and comparing the decoded serial data signal to the predetermined digital data sequence. When... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100141658 - Two-dimensional shadows showing three-dimensional depth: Digital shadowing when rendering visual items (e.g., windows) at different virtual display levels (such as z-order levels). The rendering is based on the determination of a position and virtual display level for each of the visual items to be displayed. For those visual items that cast a shadow on lower-level... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100141659 - Discarding of vertex points during two-dimensional graphics rendering using three-dimensional graphics hardware: This disclosure describes techniques for removing vertex points during two-dimensional (2D) graphics rendering using three-dimensional (3D) graphics hardware. In accordance with the described techniques one or more vertex points may be removed during 2D graphics rendering using 3D graphics hardware. For example, the techniques may remove redundant vertex points in... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100141660 - Image rendering processing device and method: An image rendering processing device includes an expanding section, a signal output section, and a writing section. The expanding section reads out font data corresponding to the character code indicated in image rendering data and expands the font data into a size corresponding to horizontal and vertical pixel numbers of... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100141662 - Communication network and devices for text to speech and text to facial animation conversion: A communication system comprises a sending device, a receiving device and a network which connects the sending device to the receiving device. The sending device comprises at least one user operable input for entering a sequence of textual characters. as a message and transmission means for sending the message across... Agent: Law Offices Of Ronald M Anderson

20100141661 - Content generation system, content generation device, and content generation program: A content generation system includes a host terminal and an encode terminal. The host terminal has: a lecture material display unit for displaying a lecture material on a desk top; and a desk top image transmission unit for transmitting a desk top image. The encode terminal has: a lecturer imaging... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100141663 - System and methods for dynamically injecting expression information into an animated facial mesh: A system and method for modifying facial animations to include expression and microexpression information is disclosed. Particularly, a system and method for applying actor-generated expression data to a facial animation, either in realtime or in storage is disclosed. Present embodiments may also be incorporated into a larger training program, designed... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100141664 - Efficient gpu context save and restore for hosted graphics: A computer graphics processing system provides efficient migrating of a GPU context as a result of a context switching operation. More specifically, the efficient migrating provides a graphics processing unit with context switch module which accelerates loading and otherwise accessing context data representing a snapshot of the state of the... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP - Amd

20100141665 - System and method for photorealistic imaging workload distribution: A graphics client receives a frame, the frame comprising scene model data. A server load balancing factor is set based on the scene model data. A prospective rendering factor is set based on the scene model data. The frame is partitioned into a plurality of server bands based on the... Agent: Ibm Corporation (pec) C/o Patrick E. Caldwell, Esq.

20100141666 - Method and apparatus for spatial binning on a gpu and global path planning to avoid spatially binned objects: A method and apparatus for sorting data into spatial bins or buckets using a graphics processing unit (GPU). The method takes unsorted point data as input and scatters the points, in sorted order, into a set of bins. This key operation enables construction of a spatial data structure that is... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100141667 - Image compensation methods, systems, and apparatuses for organic light emitting diode display panel: One embodiment of the invention includes an image compensation module, an OLED display panel, and an OLED display apparatus. A target current value corresponding to a target gray level is stored in a compensation memory portion. A reference gray level and a reference current value corresponding to the reference gray... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100141668 - Address calculation unit: The invention relates to a address calculation unit (15) for region based image processing tasks, where a processing unit (15) processes the data and exchanges the processed data between a global memory (11) and a local memory (12), wherein the address calculation of region-based algorithms is performed by the address... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100141670 - Color packing glyph textures with a processor: A system, a method and computer-readable media for rendering text with a graphics processing unit (GPU). The system, method, and media includes a GPU that may be configured to receive a plurality of compressed glyph bitmap and create a plurality of glyph textures from the bitmap. The GPU may be... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100141669 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus 10 for displaying various information items on its screen has a temperature detecting section 28 for detecting the temperature within the display apparatus. If the temperature detected by the temperature detecting section exceeds a preset first temperature, a control section 26 carries out luminance correction control of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100141674 - Display device: The disclosed invention provides a display device for performing a gradation display, using a plurality of subframes of image into which one frame of image is divided, and a display method that reduces dynamic false contour noises occurring when the image is displayed and is suitable for plasma display panels... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100141675 - Image processing method and computer readable medium for image processing: When the user presses an Alt key, the mode makes a transition to a property value switching mode and all annotations are made visible. At this time, the originally invisible annotations with the visibility properties set to invisible are drawn translucently. That is, a scanner name, a color bar, and... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100141672 - Light source device, display apparatus having the light source device and method of driving the light source device: A light source device includes a light source module having a light-emitting block, an image analysis part, a duty ratio calculation part, a duty ratio determination part and a signal generation part. The image analysis part extracts representative luminance data of the light-emitting block based on pixel data. The duty... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100141673 - Medical imaging viewer: A medical imaging viewer application processes and interactively displays grayscale images having a higher grayscale range (bit depth) on a platform optimized for a lower grayscale range. The application additionally provides pixel calculations based on the user's selection of a window center and a window width.... Agent: Barry W. Chapin, Esq. Chapin Intellectual Property Law, LLC

20100141671 - Method and system for color enhancement with color volume adjustment and variable shift along luminance axis: Embodiments of the claimed subject matter provide a system and process for enhancing the display of color in a graphical display. In one embodiment, a process is provided for color enhancement using a detection volume and a shift volume. In one embodiment, input from pixels, as color data, is compared... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100141676 - System for regional data association and presentation and method for the same: A database methodology that concerns the mapping of any arbitrary object into a plurality of regions, enabling the assignment of multiple region-specific attributes thereto and facilitating the concurrent, graphical presentation of any assigned attributes. Attribute storage, manipulation, and presentation are driven by the individual regions and characteristics of the object.... Agent: St. Jude Medical Neuromodulation Division

20100141677 - System and method for multi-sampling primitives to reduce aliasing: A method and system for performing multi-sample, antialiased rendering of images by performing multi-sample antialiasing at the primitive level. Geometric primitives used to represent a graphics environment are set-up, and then shifted by a sub-pixel offset and rendered to generate values for pixels of an intermediate image. The shifting and... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100141678 - Command remoting: Various techniques for remoting graphics are described in the claims, drawings, and text forming a part of the present disclosure.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100141679 - System to compose pictorial/video image contents with a face image designated by the user: A system for composing pictorial/video image contents where the Face Image which the User designates (FIU) is reflected is disclosed. The system provides a series of pictorial/video image composing pipe line for changing the face of a specific source character that appears in pictorial/video image contents to a FIU pattern... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100141680 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: There is provided an information processing apparatus including: a display panel for displaying a plurality of objects; an area region detection unit for detecting an operation body positioned on the display panel, and detecting an area region of the display panel corresponding to the operation body; a contacting object detection... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100141681 - Information processing device that can be held at least in two directions for use: While a second control mode is set, a control unit controls an image data output portion such that image data is output in an orientation rotated by 180 degrees as compared with a case where a first control mode is set, controls a first display control unit such that the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100141683 - Panoramic display for a wireless device: Various embodiments of a panoramic display for a wireless device are described. In one embodiment, a wireless device may include a display comprising a plurality of display regions. The display regions may include a central display region and multiple lateral display regions arranged to provide a panoramic display. Image compression... Agent: Kacvinsky LLC 4500 Brooktree Road

20100141682 - Silhouette image acquisition: Systems and techniques to acquire image data. In general, in one implementation, the technique includes: acquiring image data for a plurality of areas of a scan region. The technique may further include processing the image data to determine whether an area includes one or more desired features. The technique may... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100141684 - Mobile communication device and method for scaling data up/down on touch screen: A mobile communication device having a touch screen, a detector and a controller is provided. The touch screen is adapted for displaying and entering data. The detector is configured to detect a trace drawn and entered on the touch screen. The controller is configured to scale up and to scale... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100141685 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus displaying an image on a screen according to a turn-on signal is provided. The display apparatus includes a display unit, and a control unit which performs a boot up of the display apparatus and displays a pre-stored image separately if the display apparatus is turned on. Accordingly,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100141686 - Video display device: A video display device providing viewers with operation adaptable to any of various viewing environments. The video display device (1) comprises a display section (12) for displaying a single content to at least two viewers in a one-screen display mode or two different contents to the respective viewers in a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100141691 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus, that can prevent thermal destruction and burning with a simple structure, has been disclosed. In the apparatus it is judged that there is possibility of a pattern, whose area with high brightness is small, being displayed frequently, when a state in which the total light emission pulse... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100141689 - Electronic skin reader: A portable electronic device includes a portable electronic device housing having a surface and a primary, light-emissive display. A display skin covers a portion of the surface of the portable electronic device housing. The display skin provides a secondary, light-reflective display. The display skin includes an optically active layer comprising... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100141688 - Image display apparatus with multiple lamps and control method thereof: An image display apparatus includes a first lamp, a second lamp and a power supply unit for supplying electric power to the first or second lamp. In the image display apparatus, while a lamp to which electric power is to be supplied from the power supply unit is switched between... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100141690 - Light-emitting element driving circuit: A light-emitting element driving circuit comprising: an index data storage unit configured to store n-bit index data for each of a plurality of light-emitting elements included in a display device, the n-bit index data specifying a storage location of gradation data indicating brightness of a light-emitting element in the plurality... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100141687 - Method of arranging gamma buffers and flat panel display applying the method: Provided are a method of arranging gamma buffers capable of decreasing a Kelvin of a source driver included in a flat panel display and minimizing a temperature deviation between source drivers, and the flat panel display applying the method. The method of arranging a plurality of gamma buffers which are... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100141692 - Multicolor visual feedback for non-volatile storage: An improved storage device is disclosed having an interface, a controller in communication with this interface, a memory in communication with the controller, wireless communications system, volume control and audio output, battery, and a light-emitting-diode assembly or other multi-colored display in communication with the controller. The light-emitting-diode assembly has a... Agent: Tyson York Winarski

20100141693 - Organic light-emitting display apparatus and method for driving the same: The present invention provides an organic light-emitting display apparatus and a method of driving the same. The organic light-emitting display apparatus comprises a substrate; scan lines and data lines that are formed on the substrate to cross with each other; stacked organic light-emitting diodes that are connected to the scan... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

  
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20100134384 - 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 and reducing noise., are disclosed. In the multi-panel display device configured of an alignment of multiple flat panel display devices for... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100134383 - Plasma video scoreboard: A Plasma Video Scoreboard is an assembly of multiple plasma video display units to create one or multiple images, larger in surface area than any single plasma video display on the market, and is assembled with the intended capability to simultaneously displays live and pre-recorded video, advertising, player information, sports... Agent: Jeffrey Paul Mele

20100134385 - Systems and methods for interacting with mobile devices using external displays: A system and method for interacting with a mobile device using an external display is disclosed, where a mobile device provides representations of an object and action to an external display for a user to select and then input back to the mobile device. An application on a mobile device... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100134387 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display includes a plurality of discharge cells, and is driven with one frame divided into a plurality of subfields having respective weight values. Light emitting cells are selected through address discharge during an address period of each subfield, and sustain discharge is performed on the light emitting cells... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100134386 - Plasma display panel: The plasma display panel comprising: a front substrate; a plurality of electrodes arranged on the front substrate; an upper dielectric layer covering the plurality of electrodes on the front substrate; and a rear substrate arranged opposite to the front substrate, wherein the upper dielectric layer comprises a convex portion thicker... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100134388 - Display device and pixel circuit: To efficiently compensate a threshold value of a driving transistor. In a state where a first switching transistor is non-conductive and a second switching transistor in conductive, a sampling transistor is made conductive and a reference voltage is supplied from a signal line to write a threshold voltage of a... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100134389 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode display includes a plurality of pixels. Each pixel includes a light emitting element and a driving transistor coupled to the light emitting element. The pixels may be arranged in a matrix. The pixels include first pixels, second pixels, and third pixels, the driving transistors of... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100134390 - Display apparatus: The present invention relates to a display apparatus with pixels, wherein each pixel includes a switching device, a micro-electro-mechanical system (MEMS), and a gray scale control device. The switching device can be connected to a gate line and a data line to output a corresponding data signal in response to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100134392 - Lcd with adaptive overdrive: A LCD device includes a LCD module, a thermal sensor, an operating device and a frame memory. The operating device includes first and second comparators, one-dimensional first to fourth lookup tables and an operator. The LCD device further includes a selector/data-generator which differentially generates an overdrive output and a prediction... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100134391 - Standby circuit and method for a display device: A standby circuit and method for a display device is disclosed. A detector detects voltage drop of the first termination resistor of a positive path of a clock channel, and the second termination resistors of a negative path. Upon detecting the voltage drop, a switch controller disconnects the positive path... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100134393 - Enhance driving modulation method and the device for field sequential color liquid crystal display: The present invention discloses an FSC LCD enhance driving modulation method, which modulates the timing signal that controls the liquid crystal optical gate to shorten the transit delay caused by optical response delay of liquid crystal and thus increases luminous flux and improves color saturation. The present invention also controls... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100134395 - Lighting system and display device equipped with the same: A display apparatus that can perform even a high quality moving picture display and provides improved color purity, and an illumination device used in the display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes: an illumination device (3) that includes a first light source (31G) that emits light of a first... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100134394 - Liquid crystal display device, mobile electronic apparatus, in-vehicle electronic apparatus: A liquid crystal display device (1) has a vertical alignment type liquid crystal panel (3). The vertical alignment type liquid crystal panel is provided with an active matrix substrate whereupon a light reflection pixel electrode for reflecting light and a light transmission pixel electrode for transmitting light are provided in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100134398 - Display device: A display device includes a plurality of thin-film transistors formed on a substrate on which a display area is formed. The display device also includes a gate electrode, a gate insulating film formed so as to cover the gate electrode, an semiconductor layer in an island shape formed on an... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100134396 - Display device and electronic device including the same: It is an object to decrease the number of transistors connected to a capacitor. In a structure, a capacitor and one transistor are included, one electrode of the capacitor is connected to a wiring, and the other electrode of the capacitor is connected to a gate of the transistor. Since... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100134397 - Liquid crystal display device: To provide a liquid crystal display device suitable for a thin film transistor which uses an oxide semiconductor. In a liquid crystal display device which includes a thin film transistor including an oxide semiconductor layer, a film having a function of attenuating the intensity of transmitting visible light is used... Agent: Eric Robinson

20100134399 - Method of driving a gate line, gate drive circuit and display apparatus having the gate drive circuit: A method of driving a gate line includes: charging one of a scan start signal and a carry signal provided from a previous stage to a first node of a present stage; outputting a gate signal through a gate node of the present stage by pulling up a high level... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100134400 - Liquid crystal display device with reduced power consumption and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device with reduced power consumption is provided with a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines, and at least one multiplexer. Each multiplexer can comprise a plurality of switches respectively connected to the corresponding data lines and controlled by a plurality of clock... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20100134401 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) and a method of driving the LCD are provided. The LCD includes a display panel; and a timing controller providing a first data signal to the display panel during a first frame period, a second data signal to the display panel during a second frame... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100134406 - Backlight device and display device: The backlight device includes: a backlight including a plurality of light sources; and a backlight control part. The backlight includes a plurality of divided areas, and light sources disposed in each of the plurality of divided areas are chain-connected. The backlight control part includes at least one backlight control unit... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100134405 - Edge type backlight unit having local dimming function: Disclosed is an edge type backlight unit having a local dimming function realized by adjusting the distance between a light guide plate and a plurality of optical systems disposed under the light guide plate. The edge type backlight unit includes a light guide plate guiding light emitted from a light... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100134403 - Light guide panel comprising symmetric fornt prism and asymmetric front prism for back light unit of lcd: Disclosed herein is a light guide panel for a backlight unit of a liquid crystal display (LCD). The light guide panel enables adjustment in viewing angle and brightness at a specific position and angle by controlling a cross-sectional shape of front prisms of the light guide panel.... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100134402 - Scanning backlight lcd panel with optimized lamp segmentation and timing: A liquid crystal display (1100) is disclosed, comprising a liquid crystal display panel (1102), a backlight unit, and a controller (1104, 1200, 1300). The liquid crystal display panel (1102) comprises a plurality of picture elements, wherein said picture elements are refreshed repeatedly, said backlight unit comprises a plurality of lighting... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100134404 - Video display apparatus and video display method: According to one embodiment, a video display apparatus includes a display module, a light source device, a video signal input module, a virtual illumination value calculator, a light source illumination value calculator, and a light source controller. The light source device is divided into light source areas in a honeycomb... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100134407 - Sub-pixel structure and pixel structure of color electrophoretic display: A sub-pixel structure of color electrophoretic display includes a driving unit, a display unit and a transparent electrode, wherein the display unit is disposed on the driving unit and the transparent electrode is disposed on the display unit. The display unit includes a plurality of first charged particles and a... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100134408 - Fine-motor execution using repetitive force-feedback: An individual's fine-motor skills can be assessed using a force-feedback haptic unit that includes an end-effecter and programmable settings. To assess these skills, a tangible computer readable medium initializes the programmable settings with a set of initial settings. It then presents a 3-D representation of a character or characters to... Agent: George Mason University Office Of Technology Transfer, Msn 5g5

20100134410 - Image display device: An image display device easily displays a stereoscopically two-dimensional image and improves its direction effect and interactivity. A display device is included of a display element for displaying an image on a screen, an image transmission element that is set in a light path for a display light component of... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100134411 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus is provided which includes an image send unit for displaying a 3D image of a remote operation device as a virtual remote controller, at least one imaging unit for taking an image of a user, a 3D image detection unit for detecting a user's motion based... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100134412 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a first display unit for displaying book data per page, a second display unit provided so as to be adjacent to the first display unit for displaying the book data per page, an axial part provided between the first and second display... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100134409 - Three-dimensional user interface: The instant invention provides an apparatus, method and program storage device enabling a three-dimensional user interface for the movement of objects rendered upon a display device in a more realistic and intuitive manner. A Z distance is set whereupon a user crossing the Z distance is enabled to select an... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20100134413 - Disambiguated text message review function: A method of displaying text on a handheld electronic device, the handheld electronic device including an input apparatus, an output apparatus, and a memory having a plurality of objects stored therein, the plurality of objects including a plurality of language objects and a plurality of frequency objects having a frequency... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100134415 - Image processing apparatus, image displaying method, and image displaying program: An image processing apparatus includes an instructed-position detecting unit configured to receive an instruction operation by a user on a display screen of a display device and detect and output a position where the instruction operation is performed; a storing unit configured to store multiple image data items each including... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100134414 - Input apparatus with ball: An input apparatus is disclosed. The input apparatus provides a control signal to a host system. It includes a housing that includes an upper portion and a lower portion. A ball is coupled to the upper portion of the housing and can reside within a ring. A first sensor assembly... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100134416 - System and method of tactile access and navigation for the visually impaired within a computer system: A tactile access and navigation system and method for a visually impaired user operating within a computerized data environment includes a bi-directional input-output system having one or more tactile displays and user-operable input controls; a data transformer for extracting display data from the computer and transforming that data into a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100134417 - Handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device includes an input apparatus, an output apparatus, and a processor apparatus. The input apparatus includes a reduced keyboard and roller ball input. The roller ball input includes a movable portion that is substantially continuously rotatable with respect to a housing of the device and is rotatable... Agent: Rim

20100134419 - Handheld electronic device providing proposed corrected input in response to erroneous text entry in environment of text requiring multiple sequential actuations of the same key, and associated method: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software that is operable to disambiguate text input. In addition to identifying and outputting representations of language objects that are stored in the memory and that correspond with a text input, the device is able in... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100134418 - Opposite facing device keypad: An opposite facing device keypad is described. In embodiment(s), a portable device includes an integrated display positioned on a first surface of the portable device to display typed inputs. The portable device can also include touch-type keys for typing to initiate the typed inputs. The touch-type keys can be disposed... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100134420 - A keyboard: The present invention relates to a keyboard with a plurality of keys with key switches that are covered by a flexible display for displaying individual labels of the keys whereby the label can be changed during operation of the keyboard by appropriate control of the keyboard. The flexible display is... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100134423 - Automatic soft key adaptation with left-right hand edge sensing: Systems and methodologies for adapting input/output operation of an electronic device for left-handed and/or right-handed scenarios are provided herein. As described herein, sensors (e.g., capacitive, resistive, touch-sensitive, etc.) are applied to respective outer edges of a device to determine whether a device is in a user's left hand and/or right... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100134421 - Combined tap sequence and camera based user interface: The invention includes a method, apparatus, and program storage device for providing a combined tap sequence and camera based user interface. The invention provides, among other features, an apparatus comprising: an accelerometer; a laser light generating module; wherein the laser light generating module provides a plane of laser light over... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20100134434 - Communication device and electricity saving method thereof: An electricity saving method of a communication device is provided. The method is applied to a communication device having a functional unit group. The functional unit group is consisted of a communication module and several functional modules. The electricity saving method includes the following steps. A call is received or... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100134428 - Data input device by detecting finger's moving and the input process thereof: Disclosed herein are a data input device and an input conversion method using the data input device. The data input device includes a detection unit provided in a predetermined input region, the detection unit processing first directional input that generates a first directional input signal through detection of lateral pressing... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100134427 - Display panel with multi-touch function: A display panel with multi-touch function includes a display area and a non-display area. The display area includes a data line, a gate line, a first sensing line, a second sensing line, and a sensing unit. The sensing unit electrically connects the first and second sensing lines according to a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100134424 - Edge hand and finger presence and motion sensor: Systems and methodologies for controlling an electronic device are provided herein. As described herein, sensors (e.g. capacitive, resistive, touch-sensitive, etc.) are applied to respective outer edges of a device to detect presence and/or motion of a user's fingers and/or hands, thereby leveraging the outer edges of the device as an... Agent: At&t Legal Department - T&w Attn: Patent Docketing

20100134431 - Illuminated touch sensitive surface module and illuminated device thereof: An illuminated touch sensitive surface module and an illuminated device are disclosed. The illuminated touch sensitive surface module includes a cosmetic layer, a sensor, a controller and an illuminated device. The cosmetic layer permits light beams to pass through and objects to touch or hover thereon. The controller connects to... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100134433 - Information-processing apparatus and imaging apparatus: An information-processing apparatus includes a display unit having a display screen, and processing means for detecting a touched position on the display screen and performing a processing operation corresponding to the touched position. The display screen has two or more regions arranged in a predetermined direction and being corresponding to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100134425 - Manipulation of list on a multi-touch display: Embodiments related to the manipulation of lists via a multi-touch display are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment comprises a computing device having a touch-sensitive display, a processor, and memory. The memory comprises code executable by the processor to display a scrollable list of items on the touch-sensitive display, to detect a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100134432 - Method and apparatus to provide user interface: A method of operating a touch screen providing an enhanced user interface includes displaying a plurality of icons on a touch screen, determining whether or not confusion occurs, and enlarging an area in which confusion occurs. Accordingly, a user can select a desired icon with greater ease and greater precision.... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100134435 - Touch panel, display device provided with touch panel and electronic equipment provided with display device: A touch panel using an optical sensor has a simple construction and can accurately detect an input position. An illuminating lights emitted from illuminating means are turned into lights having a high directivity in an X-axis direction and in a Y-axis direction of the prism lens sheet and thereafter enter... Agent: Eric Robinson

20100134430 - Touch responsive electronic device: An electronic device is provided. The electronic device comprises a housing, a plurality of touch sensors, and a processing unit. The housing comprises a plurality of touch areas and division portions, each of which is disposed between two adjacent touch areas of the plurality of touch areas. The plurality of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100134429 - Touch screen display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: A touch screen display apparatus includes a first substrate including a pixel electrode and a lower sensor electrode, a second substrate facing the first substrate and including a common electrode and an upper sensor electrode facing the lower sensor electrode, a liquid crystal layer interposed between the substrates, a first... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100134426 - Touch sensible organic light emitting device: Embodiments of the present invention generally relate to a touch sensible organic light emitting device. The organic light emitting device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention comprises: a substrate; a thin film transistor disposed on the substrate; an organic light emitting element connected to the thin film... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100134422 - Touch sensor panel using regional and local electrodes to increase number of sense locations: An input sensor for an electronic device which includes a touch sensor panel, multiple electrodes and a sensor circuit. The electrodes include multiple regional electrodes and multiple local electrodes. Each regional electrode covers a corresponding region of the touch sensor panel and each local electrode includes multiple pads including one... Agent: Huffman Law Group, P.C.

20100134440 - Display device: The display device is provided with X electrodes XP and Y electrodes YP which cross with a first insulating layer in between and a number of Z electrodes which are electrically floating from each other with a second insulating layer in between. The Z electrodes are arranged so that each... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100134439 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: A display device of the invention includes a display panel attached to one face side of a light transmissive circuit board and a light transmissive substrate attached to the other face side of the circuit board. A mounted component is mounted on the other face side of the circuit board.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100134438 - Multi-touch sensing circuit: A multi-touch sensing includes a voltage-current converter converting an input voltage into a current. A touch sensing block senses touch of an object. An amplifier includes a first input terminal connected to an output terminal of the voltage-current converter and to a first terminal of the touch sensing block. A... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100134437 - Portable electronic device and method for waking up the same from sleep mode through touch screen: A portable electronic device including a touch screen, a micro processing unit, a central processor and a display is provided. The central processor can operate in a normal operation mode or a sleep mode. The touch screen overlays the display, and includes a first touch area, a second touch area... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100134436 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel that includes a transparent substrate, first sensing patterns formed on the transparent substrate and having first sensing cells arranged in a column and first coupling lines for coupling adjacent first sensing cells, second sensing patterns formed on the transparent substrate and having second sensing cells arranged... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100134442 - Detecting method for photo-sensor touch panel and touch-sensitive electronic apparatus using the same: An exemplary detecting method for a photo-sensor touch panel and a touch-sensitive electronic apparatus using the same are provided. In aforementioned method, an image frame is obtained by scanning the photo-sensor touch panel. Then, a distribution area of data points in the image frame each having a brightness between a... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100134443 - Display device: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight, multiple light sensors and a touch location detection section. The backlight is controlled to be in an ON state and an OFF state in a predetermined duty ratio. Each light sensor detects intensity of ambient... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100134444 - Image processing device, control program, computer-readable storage medium, electronic apparatus, and image processing device control method: The invention includes: a pixel-value vertical-gradient-quantity calculation section (3a) and a pixel-value horizontal-gradient-quantity calculation section (3b) for calculating a vertical-direction gradient quantity (Sy) and a horizontal-direction gradient quantity (Sx) for a pixel value; a gradient direction/null direction identifying section (5) for identifying, for each pixel, either a gradient direction or... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100134447 - Input device and mobile terminal: An input device detects a position of an object in relation to a display by using the light emitting elements and light receiving elements. When the high accuracy is not required for the position detection, at least one of the light emitting elements and the light receiving elements is turned... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100134446 - Optical output device: The present invention discloses an optical input device, which comprises a display panel having a displaying area functioning as an interface for detecting a position of an object; a backlight module providing light sources for the display panel; and at least one image sensor arranged behind the backlight module and... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100134445 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device that enables a reduction of costs in implementing a touch panel function using infrared rays generated when displaying an image, which are emitted in a substantially uniform dispersion from a display area. One embodiment includes a plasma display panel (PDP) for displaying the image and a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100134441 - Structure of optic touch control screen module: An optic touch control screen module includes a plurality of frame members of various sizes and joint members that are combined to form a frame. Each of the frame members and the joint members forms a receiving chamber. Every two opposite ones of the circuit boards are provided with oppositely... Agent: Leong C Lei

20100134448 - Liquid crystal display device with touch screen function: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device with a touch screen function is provided. The LCD device includes a liquid crystal panel layer including a liquid crystal layer filled between first and second substrates, and a touch panel layer which is formed on the first substrate, includes at least one phase... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100134449 - Image-sensing pen with retractable cartridge and force sensor: An electronic pen for interacting with a substrate having coded data disposed thereon. The pen comprises: an image sensor for sensing the coded data when the pen is used to interact with the surface; a cartridge having a nib for contacting the surface; a retraction mechanism for slidably moving the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100134450 - Driver for display: A driver for display provides a driving signal having a frequency synchronized with that of an image signal when the image signal is normal and provides a driving signal having a predetermined frequency when the image signal is abnormal, thereby performing a stable operation. The driver includes a frequency detection... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100134452 - Display device: Provided is a display device that has a photodetection element within a pixel and can calibrate automatically a photo sensor signal during an operation of the display device. A sensor row driver (5) has a first operation mode for supplying a sensor chive signal of a first pattern to a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100134451 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof capable of simplifying of a hardware construction of the liquid crystal display device driven by the impulsive driving method and minimizing capacitance of memory for storing data are provided.... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100134454 - Organic electroluminescent light emitting display device: In an organic electroluminescent light emitting display device comprising a plurality of pixels each of which includes an organic electroluminescent element emitting light by a current supplied thereto, a plurality of active elements including a first active element which acquires a data signal and a second active element which regulates... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20100134453 - Plasma display device: Protective layer (26) of front plate (20) of a plasma display panel has base protective layer (26a) and particle layer (26b). Base protective layer (26a) 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... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100134455 - Plasma display device: In a plasma display panel, protective layer of front plate has base protective layer and particle layer. The base protective layer is formed of a thin film of a metal oxide containing at least one of magnesium oxide, strontium oxide, calcium oxide, and barium oxide. The particle layer is formed... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100134457 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device with an image capture function including optical sensors in its pixels, in particular, a display device which allows a reduction in the size of a substrate and in power consumption by reducing the area of a peripheral region not contributory to displaying. The... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100134456 - Organic electroluminescent element, display incorporating electroluminescent element,and electrical generator: An organic electroluminescent device including an organic electroluminescent layer that is stacked between a plurality of electrodes and emits light by an electric field generated between the plurality of electrodes and, and a power generating semiconductor part that is arranged on the periphery of this organic electroluminescent layer and utilizes... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100134458 - Liquid crystal display device and method and circuit for driving the same: In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of data signal lines; a plurality of scanning signal lines intersecting orthogonally with the plurality of data signal lines; pixel electrodes each provided at each of intersections of the plurality of data signal lines and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134460 - Display device: A display device capable of driving at low power consumption is provided. In a display device (1) for displaying images by supplying voltages on the sub-pixel electrode (Ep) and the common electrode (Ecom), the display device (1) includes a voltage selection circuit (102) for receiving first and second refresh voltages... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100134461 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device and a method of driving the same, in which the display device includes: a light-emitting element; a first capacitor connected between first and second contact points; a driving transistor that has a control terminal connected to the second contact point, an input terminal connected to a driving... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100134463 - Driving method of display panel with half-source-driving structure: An exemplary driving method of a display panel with half-source-driving structure is provided. The display panel includes at least one pixel each using a capacitor to store a voltage. A terminal of the capacitor is adapted to receive a display data inputted from a data line, and another terminal of... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100134459 - Flat display device: A technology is provided for suppressing the occurrence of problems due to positional shift caused by temperature increase of a panel and a chassis, in a structure for mounting a driver IC chip and a driver module in a flat display device. The plasma display device is provided with a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100134469 - Light emitting device and a drive control method for driving a light emitting device: A light emitting device has a plurality of pixels, each of which includes a drive transistor, a light emitting element and signal lines, a property parameter acquisition circuit which acquires property parameter, a signal correction circuit that generates a corrected gradation signal by correcting the image data based on the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100134464 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes: a liquid crystal panel; a plurality of fluorescent lamps disposed under the liquid crystal panel, supplying light to the liquid crystal panel, and having electrodes provided at both ends thereof; a balance printed circuit board (PCB) disposed at both ends of the plurality... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100134468 - Pixel driving device, light emitting device, and property parameter acquisition method in a pixel driving device: A pixel driving device in which, after a reference voltage exceeds a threshold voltage of a drive transistor is impressed through the signal lines on each pixel equipping a light emitting element and the drive transistor, set the signal lines in a state of high impedance, and acquires a voltage... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100134466 - 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 containing metal oxide. Particle layer is formed in a manner that aggregated particles of a plurality of magnesium-oxide single-crystal particles are stuck on base... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100134465 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A driving system and method for use with a plasma display device, which includes a plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of second electrodes that perform display operation with the plurality of first electrodes, selectively applies a first voltage to the plurality of first electrodes and applies a second... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100134467 - System and method for transmitting and receiving signals: A system for transmitting and receiving a signal includes a transmitter that switches a first reference voltage and a second reference voltage and generates first and second voltage signals, and a receiver the receives the first and second voltage signals. The transmitter includes a reference voltage generator that generates the... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100134462 - Voltage amplifier and driving device of display device using the voltage amplifier: An amplifying circuit of a display device including a plurality of pixels includes an input unit, a bias unit, and an output unit. The input unit is coupled between a first power source for supplying a first voltage and a second power source for supplying a second voltage, receives a... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100134472 - Flat panel display device: A flat panel display device includes an image processing circuit, a power supply, and a gamma voltage generator. The image processing circuit receives grayscale data, identifies a range in which a gray level of the grayscale data is located, and generates a reference signal based on the range. The power... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100134470 - Liquid crystal display and source driving circuit thereof: A source driving circuit includes a gamma voltage generator, a common voltage generator and a driver. The gamma voltage generator receives gamma data from a timing controller through reduced swing differential signaling (RSDS) transmission interface to generate corresponding gamma voltages. The common voltage generator receives common voltage data from the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100134471 - Output driving circuits of output buffers for source driver integrated circuits: An output driving circuit is provided that may reduce power consumption by decreasing static current leakage in a liquid crystal display device. The output driving circuit of an output buffer of a source driver integrated circuit may include: an output driving unit including a pull-up transistor and a pull-down transistor... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134473 - Liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal display device performing alternating-current driving, at least one of a gate voltage amplitude Vgp−p(p) upon application of a positive polarity voltage and a gate voltage amplitude Vgp−p(n) upon application of a negative polarity voltage is changed in accordance with a liquid crystal driving frequency. Thus, an... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134475 - Pixel driving device, light emitting device, and property parameter acquisition method in a pixel driving device: A pixel driving device has a voltage impressing circuit that outputs a reference voltage that exceeds a threshold voltage of a drive transistor, a voltage measurement circuit, and a property parameter acquisition circuit that acquires a property parameter related to an electronic property of a pixel. The pixel driving device... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100134474 - Scan signal line driver circuit, display device, and method of driving scan signal lines: A gate driver of on embodiment of the present invention includes: a scan signal output circuit for performing alternately scanning whereby either odd-numbered scan signal lines or even-numbered scan signal lines are sequentially driven and scanning whereby the remaining scan signal lines are sequentially driven; a rise counter circuit for... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134482 - pixel driving device and a light emitting device: A pixel driving device for drive control of pixels, has a image data conversion circuit for generating an original gradation signal by converting an image data, based on a preset conversion property, a signal correction circuit for outputting a corrected gradation signal by adding a correction value acquired based on... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100134480 - Drive circuit for semiconductor image sensor array: A refresh control line GR (n) is selected while a read control line GT (n+1) or a read control line GT (n−1), which controls a read switch of a pixel of a semiconductor image sensor array is selected. This configuration allows the read and refresh operations or the refresh and... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100134483 - Driving method thereof: A driving method for driving an LCD is provided. The LCD panel includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines and a plurality of pixel units. The two neighboring pixel units electrically connected to the same scan line are located on two sides of the scan line... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100134479 - Image display device and driving method of the same: An image display device equalizes an amount of shift in Vth of a driving element for each pixel. Provided are a light-emitting element (D1) that emits light corresponding to current flowing therethrough; a driving element (Q1) that is connected to the light-emitting element (D1) and controls light emission of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100134477 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes a power consumption reduction portion that analyzes a histogram of first image data of an image and generates second image data and a first luminance control signal, wherein, when the image includes an irrelevance region which is substantially irrelevant to degradation of display quality,... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100134478 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display device includes a controller for generating and outputting scan data corresponding to a scan electrode to which a scan pulse is applied during an address period, and outputting the same to a scan integrated circuit having a plurality of output terminals coupled to the scan electrodes for... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100134481 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: In a plasma display device, a first driving method or a second driving method is selected according to a video signal, and the plasma display device is driven according to the selected driving method. The first driving method includes selecting first on cells from among a plurality of discharge cells... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100134476 - Shift register, display driver and display: In one embodiment of the present invention, a shift register includes a plurality of stages which are activated in sequence. Each stage includes a logic circuit controlling first and second output circuits. The first output circuit includes a first switch in the form of a transistor, which connects an output... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134487 - 3d face model construction method: A 3D face model construction method is disclosed herein, which includes a training step and a face model reconstruction step. In the training step, a neutral shape model is built from multiple training faces, and a manifold-based approach is proposed for processing 3D expression deformation data of training faces in... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100134486 - Automated display and manipulation of photos and video within geographic software: A system and method to create geographically located data and metadata from photos, video and user input. In one form, a user with a cell phone/camera can create and share a depiction of a real world location in 3D along with tagging and annotation of elements within the scene to... Agent: David Colleen C/o Planet 9 Studios

20100134489 - Image synthesis apparatus and method supporting measured materials properties: An image synthesis apparatus supporting measured materials properties includes an input unit for receiving from a user selected information on material information processing, sampling and rendering; a material information processing unit for converting measured material data into raw material data, performing material model fitting on the raw material data to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100134488 - Remote control system and remote control apparatus: A remote control system and a remote control apparatus allow a human operator to remotely control a mobile body easily even if the system uses a low-speed communications link. The remote control system includes a remote control apparatus, in which a CPU selects old information based on both old information... Agent: Yamaha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100134485 - Rendering avatar details: The rendering of avatars in a virtual universe is selectively controlled by the avatar owner. Avatar ranking by several criteria, operating either jointly or independently, is employed to control avatar rendering in ways intended to reduce computational loading while not significantly impacting the virtual universe experience.... Agent: Heslin Rothenberg Farley & Mesiti P.C.

20100134484 - Three dimensional journaling environment: A three-dimensional journaling system is described herein. The three-dimensional journaling system comprises a data repository that includes journal data of a user, wherein the journal data corresponds to at least one location in a geographic region. The system additionally includes a display component that causes at least a portion of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100134490 - Real time generation of animation-ready 3d character models: Systems and methods for automatically generating animation-ready 3D character models based upon model parameter and clothing selections are described. One embodiment of the invention includes an application server configured to receive the user defined model parameters and the clothing selection via a user interface. In addition, the application server includes... Agent: Kauth , Pomeroy , Peck & Bailey ,llp

20100134491 - Methods, systems, and computer readable media for flexible occlusion rendering: The invention relates to flexible occlusion rendering, including receiving a first set of three dimensional image data including image data for a surface of interest and image data for a region occluding the surface of interest from a desired viewpoint. The purpose of this invention is to improve occlusion rendering... Agent: Jenkins, Wilson, Taylor & Hunt, P. A.

20100134493 - Apparatus and method for compensating for crosstalk between views in three dimensional (3d) display apparatus: Provided are a method and apparatus for compensating for a crosstalk between views in a three-dimensional (3D) display apparatus. The method and the apparatus may pre-set a crosstalk weight matrix through an actual measurement by considering a characteristic of a display. The crosstalk weight matrix may offset an effect that... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100134495 - Mixed reality presentation system and brightness adjustment method of virtual light source: Based on an observer's position and observing direction measured in the real world and positions of a virtual light source and virtual object in a virtual world, a brightness adjustment value of the virtual light source is adjusted in a way that, when light from the virtual light source is... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100134494 - Remote shading-based 3d streaming apparatus and method: A remote shading-based three-dimensional (3D) streaming apparatus includes a 3D streaming server and a 3D streaming client. The 3D streaming server includes a 3D primitive extraction unit for extracting 3D primitives from 3D scene data provided thereto; a 2D primitive conversion unit for converting the extracted 3D primitives into 2D... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100134492 - Tertiary lighting system: One particular implementation of the present invention may take the form of a method and system for adding an intermediate color to a computer-rendered object or scene to provide a more dynamic quality to the graphic. The method may add an additional, or tertiary, color to a computer graphic object... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Disney Enterprises, Inc.

20100134496 - Bit resolution enhancement: Devices, systems, apparatuses, methods, and other embodiments associated with bit resolution enhancement are described. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes logic configured to produce a high-resolution pixel from a low-resolution pixel. The apparatus includes logic configured to classify the high-resolution pixel as being in a smooth region of an image... Agent: Kraguljac & Kalnay, LLC - Marvell

20100134497 - Methods, systems, and products for graphing data: Methods, systems, and products are disclosed for graphing data. A layout is retrieved that comprises locations for vertices. A proximity location is generated for each vertex. Each vertex's location from the layout is merged with each vertex's proximity location. A cost function associated with the layout is minimized.... Agent: At&t Legal Department - Sz Attn: Patent Docketing

20100134498 - Domain decomposition by the advancing-partition method for parallel unstructured grid generation: In a method for domain decomposition for generating unstructured grids, a surface mesh is generated for a spatial domain. A location of a partition plane dividing the domain into two sections is determined. Triangular faces on the surface mesh that intersect the partition plane are identified. A partition grid of... Agent: National Aeronautics And Space Administration Langley Research Center

20100134499 - Stroke-based animation creation: A method, apparatus, and computer-readable medium are provided that allow a user to easily generate and play back animation on a computing device. A user can use a mouse, stylus, or finger to draw a stroke indicating a path and speed with which a graphical object should be moved during... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100134500 - Apparatus and method for producing crowd animation: An apparatus for producing crowd animation includes: a user-input controller for receiving from a user level of detail (LOD) of each individual in a picture of the crowd animation; a simulation controller for performing simulation of the crowd animation for a specific time period to update simulation information on each... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100134501 - Defining an animation of a virtual object within a virtual world: A method of defining an animation of a virtual object within a virtual world, wherein the animation comprises performing, at each of a series of time points, an update that updates values for object attributes of the virtual object, the method comprising: allowing a user to define the update by... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100134503 - Controller and driver features for bi-stable display: The invention comprises systems and methods for controller and driver features for displays, and in particular, controller and driver features that relate to displays with bi-stable display elements. In one embodiment, such a display includes at least one driving circuit and an array comprising a plurality of bi-stable display elements,... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100134502 - Display method and viewing device making it possible to protect the screen against freezing of the image: e

20100134504 - Electrophoresis display: An electrophoresis display is provided to reduce writing time of a memory. The electrophoresis display includes: an electrophoresis display panel; a first memory and a second memory for alternatively storing a previous state image and a current state image; and a controller sets the first digital data generated by the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100134505 - Image rendering: Systems, methods, and computer program products receive an image request identifying an image having a width and a height. A number of interleaved buffers is identified, each of the interleaved buffers operable to store data associated with the image. The image is split into each of the interleaved buffers on... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100134506 - Image display apparatus and image searching method using the same: An image display apparatus, and an image searching method using the same. The apparatus includes: a channel buffer configured to temporarily store information relating to a moving image being currently reproduced; a display unit configured to display a plurality of moving images or still images relating to a plurality of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100134507 - Method and apparatus for frame buffer management: Methods and apparatuses for dynamic virtual frame buffer management. At least one embodiment of the present invention dynamically enables or disables the use of a virtual frame buffer, which is not under control of graphics hardware of a data processing system, without restarting the graphical user interface system (e.g., the... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100134509 - Image rendering processing apparatus: There is provided an image rendering processing apparatus including: a deriving section that, based on range data representing an image rendering range for performing image rendering, derives an image rendering region for each image rendering line configured by a plurality of pixels configuring an image; a determination section that, for... Agent: Taft, Stettinius & Hollister LLP

20100134508 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and storage medium: An information processing apparatus includes a display control unit configured to cause a display unit to display a plurality of images, an input unit configured to input information for designating a part of the plurality of images, a setting unit configured to set a speed or a timing of deleting... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100134510 - Methods and systems for providing texture tiling and mirroring: Systems and methods are disclosed for providing texture tiling. The disclosed systems and methods may include copying a source image into a texture of a size the same or larger than the source image. Furthermore, the disclosed systems and methods may include displacing texture coordinates corresponding to the texture into... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100134514 - Data driver and liquid crystal display device including the same: A data driver for driving a liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a common grayscale voltage generator configured to output a plurality of common grayscale voltages, a data processing unit configured to expand externally input image data to provide expanded image data and to adjust an offset of the expanded... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100134512 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device and a method of driving the same are provided for one or more embodiments. The liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of display blocks and displaying an image in response to image signals; a plurality of light-emitting blocks emitting... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100134513 - Pixel display device: A pixel display device includes a decoding unit for decoding an image signal, a first storage unit for storing the image signal decoded, a second storage unit for storing the image signal whose aspect ratio has been converted, and a control unit. The control unit initializes the second storage unit... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100134511 - Process for generating display images from acquired recorded images, and means for carrying out the process: An image processing device comprising an acquisition interface for acquiring recorded image data or recorded image signals and a graphics interface for a display device is constructed in such a way that a temporal sequence of recorded images can be acquired via the acquisition interface and an image data acquisition... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100134515 - High brightness wide gamut display: A device to produce a color image, the device including a color filtering arrangement to produce at least four colors, each color produced by a filter on a color filtering mechanism having a relative segment size, wherein the relative segment sizes of at least two of the primary colors differ.... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100134516 - Image processing system: Video signals which represent a scene as viewed by a camera are processed to combine a computer generated object with the video signals with the effect that the computer generated object appears within the scene when the video signals are displayed. The scene includes a first object. The process includes... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100134517 - Method for automatic boundary segmentation of object in 2d and/or 3d image: Segmenting the prostate boundary is essential in determining the dose plan needed for a successful bracytherapy procedure—an effective and commonly used treatment for prostate cancer. However, manual segmentation is time consuming and can introduce inter and intra-operator variability. This present invention describes an algorithm for segmenting the prostate from two... Agent: Reed Smith LLP

20100134518 - Image processing apparatus and method and image display apparatus and method: There are provided a first image enlarging means (2A) for enlarging the input image (Din) and outputting a first enlarged image (D2A); a high-frequency component image generating means (1) for extracting a high-frequency component of the input image (Din) and generating a first high-frequency component image (D1); a second image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100134519 - Method and apparatus for image processing: An image processing apparatus has stored therein in advance, as image conversion parameters to coordinate-convert images acquired by in-vehicle cameras incorporated at different positions in an own vehicle, directions connecting between a sight-line starting position of a driver and predetermined positions of the own vehicle, values of a depression angle... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100134537 - Design support method: The display apparatus includes a dot matrix type display device including a display material; a driver circuit that passively drives a plurality of pixels in the display device; and a control circuit that controls the driver circuit. The control circuit applies a voltage pulse to initialize a plurality of pixels... Agent: Kratz, Quintos & Hanson, LLP

20100134521 - Device comprising a liquid crystal display: Devices (1) comprising liquid crystal displays (2) are given a reduced size by providing the liquid crystal displays (2) with liquid crystal display panels (21), with backlights for improving performances of the liquid crystal display panels (21), which backlights comprise organic light emitting diode backlights (23), and with backlight drivers... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100134527 - 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 a display image. A moving image determining section (122) determines whether or not the display image is a moving image on the basis of... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100134524 - Display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, a display device is disclosed that can realize a wide color reproduction region and high color purity while maintaining a configuration of a display element having a high resolution and a high numerical aperture. The display device includes: an illumination device including a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134525 - Display device and method for driving display device: One embodiment of the present invention discloses a transmissive display device including a display panel, a backlight including a plurality of fluorescent tubes, an inverter section that supplies a driving voltage to the backlight, and an inverter control section that controls whether to drive or stop the inverter section and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134526 - Display device and method for driving display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, a transmissive liquid crystal display device includes a display panel, a backlight, and an inverter section. The liquid crystal display device further includes: a comparison process section for judging whether or not a voltage supplied to the inverter section is not less than... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100134535 - Display device, display device drive method, and computer program: A display device is provided which includes: a still image detection unit (122) which inputs video signals having linear characteristic and calculates an average value of signal levels of the video signals having linear characteristic per pixel; a storage unit (150) which successively stores the average values calculated by the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100134534 - Display unit, and displaying method for the binocular representation of a multicolor image: A display unit for binocular representation of a multicolor image including a control unit triggering an imaging element such that the imaging element generates in a temporal successive manner the image to be displayed for a first beam path and a second beam path as a first image and second... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100134520 - Displays including semiconductor nanocrystals and methods of making same: A display comprises a substrate and a light-emitting device disposed on the substrate, wherein the substrate comprises a semiconducting material and a circuit for controlling the light-emitted from the light-emitting device. A light-emitting device includes a light-emitting material comprising semiconductor nanocrystals and an electrode in electrical connection with the light-emitting... Agent: Qd Vision, Inc.

20100134538 - Driving methods for electrophoretic displays: This application is directed to driving methods for electrophoretic displays. The driving methods comprise grey level waveforms which greatly enhance the pictorial quality of images displayed. The driving method comprises: (a) applying waveform to drive each pixel from its initial color state to the full first color then to a... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100134531 - Input device and information processing apparatus: An input device includes light-emitting units, which are arranged around a display, and configured to emit an inspection light, light-receiving units, which are arranged around the display, and configured to receive the inspection light, and a control unit configured to determine whether an input is valid or not based on... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100134522 - Liquid crystal display comprising a scanning backlight: A scanning backlight (23) to illuminate a liquid display panel (21) comprising multiple light sources (231) arranged in rows of light sources and columns of light sources, and a backlight driver (24) comprising at least one row driver (24a) to drive the rows of light sources and at least two... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100134530 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: The LCD device and the driving method thereof generates analog normal driving gamma values and analog black data driving gamma values according to a driving mode selection signal which designates any one of a normal driving mode and a black data driving mode. Also, the LCD device and the driving... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100134536 - Liquid crystal display device and method for compensating image thereof: An exemplary liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a liquid crystal pane and a gamma correction module. The liquid crystal panel includes a plurality of pixels including normal pixels and abnormal pixels. For a same gray scale, the normal pixels are driven by a first gray scale signal and the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100134528 - Liquid crystal display, driving apparatus, digital-analog converter and output voltage a: The present invention relates to a liquid crystal display, a driving device thereof, a digital to analog converter, and an output voltage amplifying circuit. The present invention provides a liquid crystal display driving device including a reference gray voltage generator for generating a plurality of reference gray voltages, and a... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100134532 - Method for driving a light source apparatus with varying luminance and a display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A method for driving a light source and maintaining its target white color coordinates despite of varied and decreased light source luminance includes detecting an amount of colored light generated from a plurality of colored light sources, comparing detected colored light to reference data and verifying that colored light source... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100134523 - Sequential colour matrix display and addressing method: A matrix display with a progressive color display, of active matrix-type, includes pixels arranged according to N rows and m columns. The N rows of the display are distributed into n groups, and each pixel column includes n column conductors, allowing for a write-selection of pixels of n rows in... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100134529 - System and method for matching colors on displays with different modulation transfer functions: A system and method for adjusting modulation transfer function includes a color correction module configured to adjust source picture content based upon a reference display to output color corrected picture content. A modulation frequency function (MTF) simulation module is configured to receive the color corrected picture content and simulate the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100134533 - Unit and method of controlling frame rate and liquid crystal display device using the same: A frame rate control method capable of enhancing picture-quality is disclosed. The frame rate control method generates red, green, and blue frame rate control signals by frame-rate-modulating red, green, and blue frame rate control patterns on the basis of lower-bit red, green, and blue data. The lower-bit red, green, and... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

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