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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems July category listing 07/10

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20100188313 - Display apparatus: The display apparatus comprises a first accommodation part; a display part arranged inside the first accommodation part, and is viewable from the front side of the first accommodation part; a second accommodation part arranged at the back side of the first accommodation part; a cooling unit arranged under the display... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100188312 - Video display device: A video display device which does not confuse the viewer when the viewer changes the displayed video. The video display device (1) comprises a video processing section (11), a display section (12), and a control section (14). The control section (14) controls the video processing section (11) to display one... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100188314 - Wearable display unit, headphones and system provided with these: Inclination of an image display unit is prevented at the time of using a wearable display unit in which the image display unit can move between a projection position where the image display unit comes in front of a user's eye and a retracted position where the image display unit... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

20100188315 - Electronic mirror and method for displaying image using the same: An electronic mirror and a method for displaying an image using the electronic mirror are provided. The electronic mirror may include a display unit, a detecting unit and a control unit. The detecting unit may receive a signal transmitted from the outside. The control unit may control the detecting unit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100188318 - Display device: A display device includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels which emit light in an amount varied depending on an amount of current; signal lines for inputting a display signal voltage to the plurality of pixels; a switch circuit for switching between the signal lines to output signals... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100188316 - Emission control driver and organic light emitting display device using the same: An emission control driver includes a plurality of stages, each of the plurality of stages including a first driver for outputting a first output signal corresponding to one of the first output signal output from a previous stage or a first start pulse; a second driver for outputting a second... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100188317 - Reflective type display apparatus using dielectrophoresis and method of manufacturing the reflective type display apparatus: Example embodiments relate to a reflective type display apparatus using dielectrophoresis and a method of manufacturing the reflective type display apparatus. The display apparatus may include a first substrate and a second substrate arranged so as to face each other; a hydrophobic insulating layer formed on the first substrate; a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100188319 - Display apparatus: A display is provided with: a substrate; a plurality of parallel scan wires extending over the substrate in a first direction; a plurality of parallel data wires extending parallel to a surface of the substrate in a second direction perpendicular to the first direction; at least one switching element per... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100188320 - Display device and driving method thereof: The present invention relates to a structure and a method of a pixel and a data driver to measure degradation of an organic light emitting element, and a threshold voltage and mobility of a driving transistor in an organic light emitting device such that degradation of the organic light emitting... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100188321 - Led display device with high transmittance: A LED display device with high transmittance is revealed. The LED display device with high transmittance consists of a plurality of horizontal display strips arranged at certain intervals and parallel to one another, a plurality of support members for connecting and supporting the plurality of display strips, a power cable... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100188322 - Color display unit: A color display unit is provided, which allows color display to be performed with high efficiency in utilizing light as compared with a prior type using all of RGB color filters. The color display unit includes a light source section having plural kinds of color LEDs, and includes a display... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100188323 - Output buffer and source driver using thereof: An output buffer for providing an output voltage signal includes an operational amplifier, a controller and a power circuit. The operational amplifier provides the output voltage signal according to an input voltage signal. The controller judges whether a reference signal corresponding to the input voltage signal satisfies an energy-saving condition,... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100188324 - Backlight unit and liquid crystal display: Disclosed are a backlight unit and a liquid crystal display capable of improving viewing angle dependency of tint of a liquid crystal display image, thereby obtaining a high-quality liquid crystal display image with no tint when viewed from a slanting direction. A backlight unit 200 of a just-beneath type with... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100188327 - Electronic device with haptic feedback: Haptic feedback may be provided to a user of an electronic device, such as an electronic book reader device, to confirm receipt of user input or otherwise convey information to the user. The haptic feedback may be provided more quickly than a display update time of a display of the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100188328 - Environmental gesture recognition: A data-holding subsystem. The data-holding subsystem includes instructions stored thereon that when executed by a logic subsystem in communication with the data-holding subsystem: receive one or more signals, determine a sensor type for each signal of the one or more signals, identify a sensor type specific pattern corresponding to a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100188325 - Image display device and image display method: An image display device adjusts display luminance in accordance with a surrounding illuminance. Since the display luminance considered to be appropriate differs depending on a user, the image display device includes a display unit operating according to a display luminance calculated based on the surrounding illuminance. For example, in the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100188330 - Input device: The image sensor 15 of the information processing apparatus 1 can capture the retroreflective sheet 17 subjected to infrared light emitted from the infrared emitting diodes 11 since the retroreflective sheet 17 is exposed when the open-close portion 19 is opened. Therefore, it is possible to detect the input device... Agent: Jerome D. Jackson (jackson Patent Law Office)

20100188331 - Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer: Methods and apparatuses for operating a portable device based on an accelerometer are described. According to one embodiment of the invention, a movement of a portable device is detected using an accelerometer attached to the portable device. An orientation of the portable device after the movement is determined based on... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100188326 - Ornamental thumb or finger ring with secured hidden contact interface input device: An ornamental thumb or finger secured contact interface input device includes a thumb or finger ring that has a rotatable stylus operatively attached to the ring. The stylus includes an elongated retractable interface contact member including a text tap portion for contacting an interface and entering data. The contact member... Agent: Ronald S. Lombard, Esquire

20100188329 - Push button switch device with an oled display: A push button switch device with an OLED display includes a support casing for a switch, an actuating member movably assembled in the casing so as to actuate the switch, and a display assembled at an operating end of the actuating member viewable from the outside. The display is programmable... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100188333 - Pointing system and method: A pointing device, display system, and method of operation to allow the detection of a point on an image plane at which the pointing device is pointing.... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100188332 - Thin-film transistor imager: An optical input device for finger input on an electronic computing device. The optical input device includes a thin-film transistor (TFT) imager and an integrated circuit (IC). The TFT imager includes a protective layer, a substrate, and a TFT array. The protective layer has a finger contact surface. The TFT... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100188334 - Input device and method, information processing apparatus and method, information processing system, and program: An input device includes: an operating section which is held by a user and operated in a three-dimensional free space in order to operate an information processing apparatus by remote control; a calculation section which calculates a hand shake related value for controlling selection of an image to be controlled... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100188335 - Navigation handling within web pages: A web application (630) for a web browser that is downloaded as a web page includes a set of links arranged as a matrix array (633) with the links being invisible on a display of a device running the web browser, and scripting logic (635) for maintaining focus of a... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100188336 - Finger computer mouse: A finger computer mouse for mounting on and operation by a finger, the finger computer mouse comprising a body having a first end and a second end; a first switch at the first end and a second switch at one of the second end and intermediate the first and second... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100188337 - Computer mouse providing a touchless input interface: A computer input device, such as a mouse, has a processing circuit, a memory having instructions for controlling operations of the processing circuit, a surface movement sensor in communication with the processing circuit providing to the processing circuit first signals indicative of sensed movement of the computer input device upon... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20100188338 - Interchangeable input modules associated with varying languages: Interchangeable input modules, such as keypads, having user input devices configured to mate with base devices are described herein. The user input devices may include pluralities of inputs, such as input keys, associated with languages. The interchangeable input modules may further include storage components configured to store configuration data, linguistic... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20100188339 - Light-emitting device for keyboard: The light-emitting device of the creation comprises a light guide plate and at least one flexible carrier plates disposed below the light guide plate; wherein each of said flexible carrier plate has a supporting portion equipped with a plurality of light emitting diodes (LEDs), and a wire for electrically connecting... Agent: Jackson Intellectual Property Group PLLC

20100188357 - Adaptive keyboard: A plurality of icons are displayed on a touch-sensitive display. Two or more subsets of the plurality of icons are arranged in corresponding rows on the touch-sensitive display. A space greater than a pre-determined value is included between adjacent rows. A contact by a user with the touch-sensitive display that... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100188355 - Apparatus and method for detecting an object pointed by a user: An object is separately located from a touch panel in a touch panel coordinate system, and visible by a user via the touch panel. A touch position detector detects the user's touch position on the touch panel. The user's touch position is converted to a touch position in a world... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100188351 - Apparatus and method for playing of multimedia item: An apparatus for playing a multimedia item includes a display unit which outputs an operation unit that includes a wheel area and generates an input signal according to a touch event generated in the wheel area in selecting or generating the multimedia item. A storage unit stores functional setting information... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100188356 - Channel scan logic: A device that can autonomously scan a sensor panel is disclosed. Autonomous scanning can be performed by implementing channel scan logic. In one embodiment, channel scan logic carries out many of the functions that a processor would normally undertake, including generating timing sequences and obtaining result data; comparing scan result... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100188345 - Conductive multi-touch touch panel: A conductive multi-touch touch-sensitive panel includes two intersecting but electrically isolated arrays of linear conductors which can be brought into electrical contact by touching the panel. A display element may be positioned beneath the two arrays of linear conductors to provide a touchscreen panel. A touch to a cover plate... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100188349 - Control panels for onboard instruments: c

20100188346 - Display apparatus, display apparatus driving method, and electronic device: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a display block configured to have a plurality of picture elements; a switch arranged inside the display block and configured to be closed by an external pressure; a detection block configured to detect whether the switch is closed based on a comparison between... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100188354 - Display device: To provide a display device including a touch sensor, in which input feeling can be obtained and deterioration of image quality is suppressed. The display device includes a touch sensor portion, a display panel, an elastic member, and a support. The touch sensor portion is provided over the display panel.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100188341 - Display device and touch module thereof: A touch module is provided to be applied to a display device. The touch panel includes a touch panel, a first retarder film, a second retarder film, and a polarizer. The touch panel has a display surface and an embedding surface opposite to each other. The first retarder film is... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20100188344 - Information processing apparatus and computer-readable storage medium having stored therein information processing program: An information processing apparatus includes a pointing device and a display section for displaying an image. A coordinate detection section detects coordinates pointed to by the pointing device. A first change amount calculation section calculates a change amount of the coordinates in a first direction, the coordinates obtained when inputting... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100188352 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including first and second display panels capable of displaying a plurality of objects and being connected with each other via a connection unit serving as a non-display region in which the objects are not displayed, an input position detection unit for detecting a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100188348 - Input terminal apparatus: A layout function unit 4 controls a display unit 2 to display a shortcut key layout at activation of the display unit 2 and, after a predetermined period of time from the activation of the display unit 2, to change a display to a normal key layout. In addition, the... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100188347 - Liquid crystal display device: An embodiment of the invention provides a liquid crystal display device, including a first substrate; a second substrate; a liquid crystal layer formed between the first substrate and the second substrate; a first sensor electrode formed on the first substrate; a second sensor electrode formed on the second substrate, and... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100188342 - Method and system for positioning a graphical user interface: Exemplary embodiments provide a method and system for shifting a graphical user interface around a touch screen display so that the menus and icons can be utilized from a plurality of user access positions. A first locating touch from the user may be used to determine the user's access position... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20100188350 - Mobile communication terminal: The portable communication terminal according to the present invention comprises the first housing 1 and the second housing 2 that are connected to each other. A first display 11 is placed on the front face of the first housing 1, a second display 21 is placed on the front face... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100188353 - Mobile terminal having dual touch screen and method of controlling content therein: A terminal device having a dual touch screen capable of controlling a content is disclosed. The terminal device displays at least one content to a display unit. A processor coupled to the terminal is configured to checking content mapped to an area at which a touch event is detected and... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100188340 - Touch detection system and method for use by a display panel: Disclosed are touch detection systems and methods. In one embodiment, a display panel enabling touch detection comprises a touch pane configured to allow a light including a detection light, a back inner surface, and a display generation module located between the touch pane and the back inner surface. The display... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20100188358 - User interface including word recommendations: A plurality of icons on a touch-sensitive display are displayed. A respective icon in the plurality of icons corresponds to at least one symbol. One or more recommended words are displayed. The one or more recommended words are in accordance with a user history. The one or more recommended words... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100188343 - Vehicular control system comprising touch pad and vehicles and methods: A vehicular control system is provided and includes a steering control interface, a touch pad, and an actuator. The touch pad is coupled with the steering control interface and is configured to receive an input from an operator. The actuator is coupled with the steering control interface and is configured... Agent: Ulmer & Berne, LLP Attn: Diane Bell

20100188365 - Display apparatus and information input apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate opposed to the first substrate, and a touch sensor switch disposed in a display area that displays an image. The touch sensor switch includes a first touch electrode provided on a surface of the first substrate... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100188361 - Display panel and method of manufacturing the same: A display panel and a method of manufacturing the same are provided, which can prevent the deterioration of input sensitivity to the panel, and maximize the aperture ratio of the panel. The display panel includes a first substrate, a gate line and a data line crossing each other on the... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100188363 - Display/input device: A display/input device is provided which includes a position sensor on which an electrode pattern in grid form is arranged, the position sensor being for specifying a position of an operating tool by detecting a capacitance changing at a contact part or a proximity part at a time the operating... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100188360 - Electronic device and method of arranging touch panel thereof: Provided are an electronic device and a method of arranging a touch panel thereof. The electronic device includes: a display panel for displaying an image; a touch panel including a cover and a plurality of electrodes adhered to the cover; and a sensing unit including a plurality of digital contact... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100188364 - Ghost resolution for a capacitive touch panel: Ghost resolution sensing methods are provided for capacitive touch panels. When ghost is detected involving two points on a capacitive touch panel, for each of the two points, the intersected traces at that one are concurrently charged to sense the capacitance value from either one of the intersected traces, and... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100188362 - Neutralizing electromagentic noise for a capacitive input device: A method of capturing user control inputs for an electronic device comprises sampling an input measurement signal at a capacitive input sensor of the electronic device to capture user control inputs for operating the electronic device. Electromagnetic interference affecting the sampling or the input measurement signal is electronically neutralized.... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100188366 - Touch sensing device and method: A touch sensing device capable of accurately detecting a touched position on a touch panel includes a touch panel, a conversion unit and a calculation unit. The touch panel having a plurality of horizontal sensing lines and vertical sensing lines generates a plurality of horizontal sensing signals and vertical sensing... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100188359 - Touchpad comprising structure for tactile sensation and touch sensor using the same: Provided are a touchpad and a touch sensor using the same. The touchpad includes: a printed circuit board (PCB); a plurality of conductors; and a non-conductive board disposed on one surface of the PCB and having a plurality of protrusions respectively including the conductors therein. In addition, the touch sensor... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100188370 - Camera-based touch system: A camera-based touch system (50) includes a passive touch surface (60) and at least two cameras (63) associated with the touch surface. The at least two cameras (63) have overlapping fields of view (FOV) encompassing the touch surface. The at least two cameras (63) acquire images of the touch surface... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100188368 - Display apparatus: Touch screen capabilities are added to a color display (10), such as an LCD display with backlighting. Thereto, the wavelength is varied in two color channels along the horizontal (x) and vertical (z) directions. A pen (30) having spectroscopic capabilities incorporated in it for the two relevant colors determines its... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100188369 - Image displaying apparatus and image displaying method: An image displaying apparatus according to the present invention is characterized by comprising: a position detection unit which detects a position of an object on a screen of a display unit; an attribute detection unit which detects an attribute of the object; a data search unit which searches for, from... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100188367 - Optical waveguide with light emitting device and optical touch panel: In an optical waveguide 10 with a light emitting device to be used in the present invention, branched points 16 are sequentially provided in a guiding light direction 17 of a main path 14 and the width of the main path 14 becomes narrower as the main path 14 moves... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100188371 - Handheld electronic device having a touchscreen and a method of using a touchscreen of a handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device having a touchscreen and a method of using a touchscreen of a handheld electronic device are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method of input using a touchscreen display of a handheld electronic device, comprising: displaying a graphical user interface (GUI) on... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100188372 - Information input device, and electronic apparatus using same: An information input device is provided which is to make input of information by operating a disk-shaped rotating member. The device includes the rotating member (36) which is rotatable with one main side thereof being operated, rotation detecting means (23, 32) for detecting a rotation of the rotating member (36),... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100188373 - Information input device, and electronic apparatus using same: An information input device is provided which is to make input of information by operating a disk-shaped rotating member. The device includes the rotating member (36) which is rotatable with one main side thereof being operated, rotation detecting means (23, 32) for detecting a rotation of the rotating member (36),... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100188374 - Driving method for liquid crystal display device and related device: A driving method for a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) device is used for reducing power consumption of the LCD device. The driving method includes determining a driving approach of the LCD device, and performing corresponding charge sharing on a plurality of data channels according to the driving approach. The driving... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100188375 - Organic light emitting display device and method of driving the same: A light emitting display is configured to reduce or prevent motion blur by shortening a time that a black frame is displayed between image frames. One embodiment includes display region, a data driver, a scan driver, and a controller. The display region displays frames of images according to a data... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100188376 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device capable of displaying more excellent display performance. A display device has a plurality of light emitting elements arranged on a substrate and obtained by stacking a first electrode layer, an organic layer including a light emitting layer, and a second electrode layer in... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100188377 - Light-emitting device and method for driving the same, and electronic device: A light-emitting device includes a light-emitting element that emits light of an amount based on the size of a driving current; a driving transistor, the gate thereof being electrically connected to a first node, that outputs a current flowing between the drain-source as the driving current; and a control unit... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100188378 - Display device and method of equalizing loading effect of display device: A display device includes a substrate, gate lines, data lines, gate tracking lines, and dummy gate tracking lines. The gate lines and the data lines are arranged perpendicularly. Each gate tracking line is disposed between one parts of two adjacent data lines, and substantially parallel to the data lines. Each... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100188379 - Display and method for driving the same: A display comprises a panel, a gate driver and a plurality of source drivers. The panel comprises a plurality of pixels arranged in an array. The gate driver is provided for selectively activating a gate line of the panel. The source drivers, during a line period, receive a plurality of... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100188380 - Display device including a display element of dot matrix type and a drive method thereof: A display device includes a display element of a dot matrix-type having a display material with memory properties, a drive circuit that drives a pixel of the display element and a control circuit that controls the drive circuit, the control circuit includes an initialization step for applying a voltage pulse... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100188382 - Apparatus for generating over-drive values applied to lcd display and method thereof: An over-drive value generating apparatus applied to an LCD display includes a pixel value converting unit, a gain generating unit and a calculation unit. The pixel value converting unit generates a converted pixel according to a current pixel of a current image and a corresponding pixel of a previous image.... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100188388 - Display apparatus and fabricating method thereof: A method of fabricating a display apparatus includes depositing a first layer on a substrate while a mask is disposed at a first distance from the substrate, and forming a second layer on the substrate while the mask is disposed at a second distance larger than the first distance from... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100188384 - Display apparatus and method of driving same: A display apparatus including a pixel array and a driver configured to drive the pixel array, the pixel array having scanning lines as rows, signal lines as columns, a matrix of pixels disposed at respective intersections of the scanning lines and the signal lines, and power supply lines disposed along... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100188383 - Display driver circuit and display apparatus using the same: A display driver circuit includes: a power supply circuit having a plurality of voltage output terminals to output a plurality of power supply voltages of different voltage levels; first and second circuit terminals; first and second lower voltage relay terminals; a logic circuit configured to generate a first control signal... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100188387 - Driving device and driving method of plasma display panel, and plasma display device: A scan IC includes a switch circuit and a logic circuit. The switch circuit includes first and second transistors and a level shift circuit. First and second control signals that change between a logical “1” and a logical “0” are applied to an input terminal of the logic circuit. The... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100188381 - Emission control driver and organic light emitting display device using the same: An emission control driver includes a plurality of stages, each of the plurality of stages including an output terminal coupled to a corresponding one of the emission control lines; input terminals respectively coupled to two or more scan lines of the scan lines for generating a corresponding one of the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100188386 - Plasma display device and plasma display panel drive method: A stable address discharge is generated to achieve a high quality of image display. For this purpose, a plasma display panel, a scan electrode driving circuit, and a partial light-emitting rate detecting circuit are provided. The scan electrode driving circuit performs an address operation by sequentially applying a scan pulse... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100188385 - Shift register circuit having threshold voltage compensation: A shift register circuit comprises a plurality of stages, each stage being for providing an output signal to an output load and comprising a pull up transistor for pulling the output signal up to a high voltage rail and a pull down transistor for pulling the output signal down to... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100188390 - Display device and driving method thereof: The present invention relates to a pixel and a data driver, and a driving method thereof to measure degradation of an organic light emitting element and a threshold voltage and mobility of a driving transistor in an organic light emitting device, wherein the degradation of the organic light emitting element... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100188389 - Method for driving a liquid crystal display monitor and related apparatus: A method for driving a liquid crystal display monitor including a display panel with a plurality of pixels includes receiving image data which includes a plurality of image signals corresponding to the plurality of pixels, initiating a column inversion procedure for driving the display panel to display the image data,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100188391 - Organic light emitting display device and method of manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting display device includes a pixel unit that displays an image corresponding to an amount of driving current flowing from a first power supply to a second power supply, wherein the pixel unit includes a pixel that is formed at an intersection portion of a scan line... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100188392 - Organic light emitting display device, method of driving the same and power saving unit thereof: An organic light emitting display device includes a pixel unit including data lines, a data driving unit providing data signals corresponding to first and second data to the data lines, a timing controlling unit controlling the data driving unit and supplying the first data from the outside, and a power... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100188393 - Pixel driving apparatus and pixel driving method: In a pixel driving apparatus having a plurality of pixels 30 disposed in the intersecting positions of a plurality of data lines B and a plurality of scan lines A and turned on by that pixel data signals are written thereto, wherein the plurality of pixels 30 are divided to... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100188394 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel is provided. The plasma display panel includes a front substrate, a display electrode on the front substrate, the display electrode including first and second display electrodes adjacent to each other, a rear substrate opposite the front substrate, a barrier rib between the adjacent first and second... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100188395 - Electrophoretic display device driving method, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a method of driving an electrophoretic display device including an electrophoretic element which contains electrophoretic particles and is interposed between first and second substrates, a first electrode which is formed on the first substrate close to the electrophoretic element, and a second electrode which is formed on... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100188399 - Method and apparatus for displaying 3-dimensional image: Provided is a method and apparatus for displaying a 3-dimensional (3D) image. The method includes alternately displaying left and right eye images on a display having a plurality of image lines that are arranged sequentially. Since light emission of all of segments is stopped when the left and right eye... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100188397 - Three dimensional navigation using deterministic movement of an electronic device: Systems and methods are providing for navigating a three-dimensional model using deterministic movement of an electronic device. An electronic device can load and provide an initial display of a three-dimensional model (e.g., of an environment or of an object). As the user moves the electronic device, motion-sensing components, positioning circuitry,... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100188396 - Updating ray traced acceleration data structures between frames based on changing perspective: A method, program product and system for conducting a ray tracing operation where the rendering compute requirement is reduced or otherwise adjusted in response to a changing vantage point. Aspects may update or reuse an acceleration data structure between frames in response to the changing vantage point. Tree and image... Agent: Ibm-rochester C/o Toler Law Group

20100188398 - X-ray tool for 3d ultrasound: A system and method is disclosed for rendering an ultrasound volume. An external image of an ultrasound volume is generated. A fractional part of the external image corresponds to a fractional portion of the ultrasound volume. A composite image of the ultrasound is generated using the external image, wherein the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100188400 - Method for simultaneous hue phase-shifting and system for 3-d surface profilometry using the same: The present invention provides a method for simultaneous hue phase-shifting and a system for 3-D surface profilometry, wherein a single structured-light fringe pattern with encoded multiple trapezoidal color fringes is projected on an object so as to obtain a color image having deformed fringe patterns and then a hue information... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100188401 - Motion capture using primary and secondary markers: Capturing the motion of a target. One method includes: coupling a plurality of primary markers to the target; coupling at least one secondary marker to the target; capturing a plurality of primary marker data points, wherein each primary marker data point corresponds to one primary marker of the plurality of... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100188404 - Single-pass bounding box calculation: Embodiments for single-pass bounding box calculation are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, the single-pass bounding box calculation includes rendering a first target to a 2-dimensional screen space, whereby the first target includes at least six pixels. The calculation further includes producing transformed vertices in a set of geometry primitives... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100188403 - Tree insertion depth adjustment based on view frustrum and distance culling: A method, program product and system for conducting a ray tracing operation where the rendering compute requirement is reduced by varying the size of bounding volumes into which image data is divided and/or by varying a number of primitives included within nodes of an acceleration data structure that correspond to... Agent: Ibm-rochester C/o Toler Law Group

20100188402 - User-defined non-visible geometry featuring ray filtering: A method, system and computer program product for managing secondary rays during ray-tracing are presented. A non-visible unidirectional ray tracing object logically surrounds a user-selected virtual object in a computer generated illustration. This unidirectional ray tracing object prevents secondary tracing rays from emanating from the user-selected virtual object during ray... Agent: Ibm Corporation

20100188407 - Methods and apparatus for displaying and processing facilities map information and/or other image information on a marking device: A marking device for a marking operation to mark a presence or an absence of one or more underground facilities is configured to access and display facilities map information, and/or other image information, as a visual aid to facilitate the marking operation. In various aspects, methods and apparatus relate to:... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100188406 - Systems and methods for focus plus context viewing of dense, ordered line graphs: Systems, methods and computer readable storage media for displaying a dense graph and details of a portion of the dense graph on a display are provided. A processor coupled to memory, an input device and a display are provided to perform operations including: locally distorting a portion of the dense... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20100188405 - Systems and methods for the graphical representation of the workout effectiveness of a playlist: Systems and methods are provided for a graphical representation of the workout effectiveness of a playlist. A particular playlist or collection of media items can be received. A burn graph can then be generated from the playlist, where the burn graph represents the expected effort level of a user who... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100188408 - Method for improving uniform width character strokes using multiple alignment zones: A method aligns a character to a sampling grid of an image. An original uniform width path that traces a s keleton of the character is specified by input pen commands having original coordinates. The width of the original path is rounded to a nearest integer to produce a hinted... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100188410 - Graphic element with multiple visualizations in a process environment: Smart graphic elements are provided for use as portions or components of one or more graphic displays, which may be executed in a process plant to display information to users about the process plant environment, such as the current state of devices within the process plant. Each of the graphic... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP (fisher)

20100188409 - Information processing apparatus, animation method, and program: An information processing apparatus is provided which includes an input information recording unit for recording, when a movement stroke for an object is input, information on moving speed and movement stroke of an input tool used for inputting the movement stroke, and an object behaviour control unit for moving the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100188411 - Non-graphics use of graphics memory: Embodiments of a method and apparatus for using graphics memory (also referred to as video memory) for non-graphics related tasks are disclosed herein. In an embodiment a graphics processing unit (GPU) includes a VRAM cache module with hardware and software to provide and manage additional cache resourced for a central... Agent: Courtney Staniford & Gregory LLP

20100188412 - Content based cache for graphics resource management: Providing content based cache for graphic resource management is disclosed herein. In some aspects, a portion of a shadow copy of graphics resources is updated from an original copy of the graphics resources when a requested resource is not current. The shadow copy may be dedicated to a graphics processing... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100188414 - Method and logging system for tracking activity data of a medical scanning apparatus: The invention relates to a logging system for tracking activity-data relating to at least one medical scanning-apparatus, having input means for collecting said activity-data, a data processor, storage means for storing said activity-data, and display means for storing said collected activity-data, wherein the display means are arranged to show said... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100188413 - Placement of cells in bins to provide non-overlapping visualization of data points of a scatter plot: To provide non-overlapping visualization of data points of a scatter plot, bins in a visualization screen are defined. The bins are defined along a first dimension by a first attribute of the data points, and along a second dimension by a second attribute of the data points. Cells representing corresponding... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100188415 - Workflows for color correcting images: The disclosed implementations relate generally to improved workflows for color correcting digital images. In some implementations, a method of correcting images includes: presenting a user interface on a display device, the user interface including a display area; presenting a digital image in the display area; overlaying a correction interface on... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100188416 - Single-pass and order-independent transparency in computer graphics using contant memory: A single-pass, order-independent method in support of rendering transparency effects into a computer generated image is provided. A geometric primitive of a scene is rasterized so as to convert the geometric primitive into a set of pixels. For at least each pixel or subpixel, a stipple pattern is selected from... Agent: Nawrocki, Rooney & Sivertson Suite 401, Broadway Place East

20100188417 - Information display system and information display method for quality control of component-mounted substrate: This invention facilitates monitoring operation for checking whether or not quality of a substrate deteriorates as well as operation for identifying a cause of deterioration in quality. Identification information of constituent elements related to measurement target sections (pads) on a component-mounted substrate is arranged into hierarchal structure data. A first... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100188418 - Color calibration system: A color calibration system in accordance with a preferred embodiment of the present invention comprises a display device provided with a color sensor for detecting a color temperature and illuminance of ambient light, a microcomputer, and a colorimeter for performing colorimetry on a display screen of the display device from... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100188419 - Selective display of ocr'ed text and corresponding images from publications on a client device: Text is extracted from a source image of a publication using an Optical Character Recognition (OCR) process. A document is generated containing text segments of the extracted text. The document includes a control module that responds to user interactions with the displayed document. Responsive to a user selection of a... Agent: Google / Fenwick

20100188420 - Computer readable storage media providing a program guide viewed with a perceived transparency over a television program: A system interactively controlled by a TV viewer remote superimposes portions of a scroll program guide over a basic programming signal for display on the viewer's display screen. A tuner has an input for receiving TV signals in a plurality of cable channels and an output for passing a signal... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20100188421 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a storage section and a control section. The storage section stores a plurality of templates having different predetermined designs with template attribute information, the plurality of templates each being applied to a display of a content including at least one of a document and an... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100188422 - Display device and display system: A display device includes a display part that displays an image; and a control part that causes the display part to perform a bending motion in accordance with the display image, the control part is configured to cause the display part to perform a bending motion in accordance with an... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100188423 - Information processing apparatus and display control method: An information processing apparatus is provided which includes a display unit on which an object is displayed, a position detector for detecting a position of an operating tool that is made to contact a surface of the display unit, a reference position determination unit for determining as a reference position... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100188426 - Display apparatus, display control method, and display control program: A display apparatus includes a display unit displaying information on a display screen, a distance detector detecting a distance from the display screen to the face of an operator, and a controller causing the information to be enlarged and reduced on the display screen in response to a change of... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100188424 - Image outputting system, image outputting method, and image outputting program: An image outputting server 10 includes an image storing part 11 for storing a plurality of image data with different focal points taken in an imaging direction which are images of a predetermined imaging target, specified area inputting means 12 for inputting information specifying an area in the image data,... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100188425 - Mode-changeover device: A mode-changeover device is provided for enabling observers' eyes to easily follow a display video image during the change of its display magnification. In a mode-changeover device (1), a plurality of first magnifications are allocated in advance to either one of the horizontal direction and the vertical direction of a... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100188427 - Process for determining, scaling, providing, comparative information in accurate, useful, easily recognized, and understandable manner: A machine-implemented process for determining, scaling, providing, and presenting comparative information in an accurate, scaled, useful, easily recognized, and understandable manner, including: reading the data sets; setting first and second boundaries of a first reference axis using first coordinates of data points of one data set having maximum and minimum... Agent: Evan Butts

20100188428 - Mobile terminal with image projection: A mobile terminal is provided including a projector module, a camera, and a controller. The projector module is configured to project an image for display on an external screen. The camera is configured to receive an input image of the image displayed on the external screen. The input image includes... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100188429 - System and method to navigate and present image libraries and images: Methods and systems for navigating and presenting image libraries and images on a display screen are disclosed. A position on a display screen pointed to by a controller is determined. A movement of the controller that changes a distance between the controller and the display screen is detected. A display... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Toler Attn: Patent Docketing

20100188430 - Method for image format conversion with insertion of an information banner: generate, from the part of the image extracted and the information banner, a final image comprising in juxtaposition an image representative of said extracted image part having a width to height ratio equal to the useful ratio and an image representative of said information banner having a width to height... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100188431 - Method and apparatus for controlling a display of a portable electronic device: A method and apparatus for controlling a display of a portable electronic device are provided. The method comprises generating a screen comprising a list on the display. The list comprises one or more row elements, with each row element comprising one or more column sub-elements. At least a portion of... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100188432 - Systems and methods for navigating a scene using deterministic movement of an electronic device: Systems and methods are providing for scrolling the display of information based on the displacement of the electronic device. An electronic device can include a motion sensing component operative to detect movement of the electronic device (e.g., an accelerometer). The electronic device can display any suitable information, including information that... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100188438 - Backlight and liquid crystal display device: A backlight and a liquid crystal display device are disclosed. The backlight comprises a plurality of light sources generating light, a selective signal output terminal through which selective signals for driving the light source are output, a multiplexer for multiplexing the selective signals to output driving signals for driving the... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20100188440 - Backlight control apparatus and associated method: A backlight control apparatus is provided. The apparatus controls a backlight module of a liquid crystal display for displaying three-dimensional stereo images. The apparatus includes an image update progress detector and a backlight control signal generator. The image update progress detector detects an update progress of an image signal to... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100188442 - Display apparatus and display driving method for enhancing grayscale display capable of low luminance portion without increasing driving time: A driving method for a plasma display apparatus having address electrodes, scan electrodes and common electrodes and displaying one field of image by using subfields is provided. The driving method includes one specific subfield is arranged to be turned ON early in the one field and always turned ON at... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100188433 - Display control apparatus and method, and program: The present invention relates to a display control apparatus and method, and a program that are capable of appropriately controlling the luminance of light to be emitted by backlights with simple processing. On the basis of an input image signal, a peripheral-representative-value computation unit (141) computes, as a peripheral representative... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100188437 - Display device: A display device prevents luminance unevenness that occurs in the case of inversion driving being performed, and performs high quality image display, while selectively scanning two lines of picture elements constituting a single pixel using a single gate wiring, as in the case of multi-primary color image display. The display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100188441 - Driving apparatus for display device: A driving apparatus for a display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, and each pixel includes first and second sub-pixels. The driving apparatus includes a memory for storing digital data, a controller for calling the digital data to output the digital data together with a clock... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100188436 - Illumination apparatus and method of driving the same: An illumination apparatus which can easily display desired color light by individually controlling light emission of at least two organic light emitting devices while reducing the operational voltage. The illumination apparatus includes: a light emitting unit includes scanning lines, data lines crossing the corresponding scanning lines, and light emitting areas... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100188439 - Liquid crystal display and driving method of liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes: a transmissive liquid crystal display device having a display region made up of pixels arrayed in a matrix fashion. The liquid crystal display device includes a planar light source unit formed of planar light source units corresponding to respective display region units on an assumption... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100188435 - Method for driving a light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A method of driving a light source includes: determining a location of pixel data of a display relative to a plurality of light-emitting blocks of a light source, obtaining a plurality of luminance values of the light-emitting blocks corresponding to the location by using a lookup table (LUT) storing the... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100188434 - Method of driving a light source, apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the apparatus: A light source apparatus includes a light source module, a luminance determiner, an illuminance sensor and a light source driver. The light source module provides a display panel with light. The luminance determiner obtains luminance data of first image data including at least white image data that is converted from... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100188444 - Electro-optical device, electronic apparatus, and method of driving electro-optical device: An electro-optical device includes pixels that is driven in response to an ON voltage or an OFF voltage supplied to the signal lines at a time when each of scanning lines is selected, a scanning line driving circuit that sequentially selects the scanning lines in each of a plurality of... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100188443 - Sensor-based feedback for display apparatus: The invention relates to methods and apparatus for feedback control of image and color quality in a direct-view MEMS display apparatus. The display apparatus includes a lamp capable of providing light, a sensor capable of detecting information indicative of characteristics of light provided by the lamp and outputting a sensor... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

  
07/22/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100182218 - Louver device: A display has a louver shade having at least two louver segments, a display segment mounted on each louver segment, each display segment being a part of a larger display, drive electronics electrically coupled to each display segment to provide image data to display elements in the display segment, and... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom/parc

20100182219 - Image display device: An image display device 100 includes a display unit 10 having an image screen 11 for displaying a two-dimensional image, and an image transfer panel 20 located far from the image screen 11, and includes a floating image display means 1 that focuses light left from the image screen 11... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100182220 - Surface puck: An image orientation system is provided wherein images (rays of lights) are projected to a user based on the user's field of view or viewing angle. As the rays of light are projected, streams of air can be produced that bend or focus the rays of light toward the user's... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100182221 - Representation system:

20100182222 - Light-emitting device, display apparatus and lighting apparatus each including light-emitting device and manufacturing method of light-emitting device: A light-emitter includes a first electrode layer, a second electrode layer, and a light-emitting layer located between the first and second electrode layers. A gradient index lens is located proximate to the second electrode layer opposite the light-emitting layer and comprises a plurality of concentric parts. The concentric parts are... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100182223 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device that includes a plurality of signal lines and a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of pixels arranged at intersections of ones of the plurality of signal lines and ones of the plurality of scan lines, a scan driver to supply scan signals to... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100182224 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a pixel array unit having pixels including a circuit configuration, in which a first electrode of an electro-optical element and a source electrode of a driving transistor are connected together, a gate electrode of the driving transistor and a source electrode or a drain electrode of... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100182225 - Single full-color led with driving mechanism: A package structure of full-color LED (Light Emitting Diode) with driving mechanism includes an IC (Integrated Circuit) chip, a red LED dice, a green LED dice, a blue LED dice, and corresponding current limiting resistors. The IC chip has a driving mechanism to control the red LED dice, the green... Agent: Dr. Banger Shia Patent Office Of Bang Shia

20100182226 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic device including the same: A driver circuit includes first to third transistors, a first circuit, and a second circuit. In the first transistor, a first terminal is electrically connected to a second wiring, a second terminal is electrically connected to a first wiring, and a gate is electrically connected to the second circuit and... Agent: Cook Alex Ltd

20100182227 - Gate driving circuit capable of suppressing threshold voltage drift: A gate driving circuit capable of suppressing threshold voltage drift is disclosed for providing gate signals forwarded to gate lines. The gate driving circuit includes a plurality of shift register stages. Each shift register stage includes a pull-up unit, an energy-store unit, a buffer unit, a discharging unit, a pull-down... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100182228 - Display controlling program and display controlling apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes a computer. The computer subsequently images a user, makes an evaluation of first image data indicating an image obtained by subsequently imaging, and displays the evaluation result on an LCD by subsequently updating the same.... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100182231 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and information processing program: An information processing apparatus includes a sensor portion, a judgment portion, and an output portion. The sensor portion detects three-dimensional coordinates designated by a spatially-apart detection target object. The judgment portion determines an area designated in advance, that includes the three-dimensional coordinates detected by the sensor portion. The output portion... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100182229 - Terminal, display apparatus, and method for transmitting and receiving data thereof: A terminal, a display apparatus, and a method of transceiving data are provided. The terminal transmits or receives data corresponding to a specific point to which light is emitted through a communication unit if a data transmission command or a data receiving command is input. Accordingly, the display apparatus and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182230 - Terminal, function starting-up method and program for terminal: A terminal includes a display unit and a character conversion unit that recognizes a function related to entered characters in a character acceptable state, converts the entered characters to a symbol to be displayed on the display unit for starting the recognized function, and outputs the symbol. The terminal further... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100182232 - Electronic data input system: System including visual display, eye-tracking arrangement, and processor. Eye-tracking arrangement is capable of detecting orientations of an eye toward visual display. Processor is in communication with visual display and with eye-tracking arrangement. Processor is capable of causing cursor to be displayed on visual display. Processor is capable of executing cursor... Agent: Jay M. Brown

20100182234 - Projector system and driving method thereof: In a projector system which includes a plurality of projectors and a pointer, the projector generates instruction information and positional information based on a spot light radiated from the projector to a projection area of the projector, and transmits the instruction information and the positional information to another projector as... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd. Attorneys For Client No. 016689

20100182233 - Systems and methods for detecting cursor interference in visual displays: A system for detecting cursor interference includes a graphics engine configured to generate graphics information; a first evaluation unit coupled to the graphics engine and configured to evaluate the graphics information; a cursor generation unit coupled to the graphics engine and configured to generate cursor information, the cursor generator further... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100182236 - Compact rtd instrument panels and computer interfaces: This concerns my RTD invention disclosed in co pending applications, particularly but not necessarily for use in the “center stack” region of vehicle instrument panels. Disclosed are novel prism devices to shrink the size of the unit, while increasing resistance to vibration and condensation and providing easier assembly into the... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

20100182235 - Input device and input method, information processing device and information processing method, information processing system and program: An input device includes an operation unit that is held by a user and operated in a three-dimensional free space to remotely operate an information processing device, a directional button that is provided on the operation unit and operated by the user to point in a direction, and a transmission... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100182237 - Chargeable wireless mouse: A chargeable wireless mouse includes a mouse body, a battery, a charging slot and a wireless signal receiver. A magnetic element and a conducting member are disposed within the charging slot. The wireless signal receiver includes a USB connecting part, a metallic plate and a charging plate. The wireless signal... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100182238 - input device that adjusts its operation mode according to its operation direction and a control method thereof: An input device that adjusts its operation mode according to operation directions includes a movement sensing module, an operation direction control unit, a micro-control unit, and a transmission module. The movement sensing module for sensing a plurality of reflection images relative to a light source that is reflected by a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100182241 - Haptic feedback using a keyboard device: A low-cost haptic feedback keyboard device for providing haptic feedback to a user for enhancing interactions in a displayed environment provided by a computer. The haptic keyboard device can be a keyboard having multiple keys, or can be a wrist rest or other attachment coupled to a keyboard. The device... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100182240 - Input system and related method for an electronic device: An input system for an electronic device including a main body includes an input device installed outside of the main body, comprising a plurality of input units denoted by a plurality of corresponding input symbols, a control device installed outside of the main body for pressing at least one of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100182239 - System and method for testing a portable information handling system: Portable information handling system keyboard functionality is tested by an external keyboard configured with portable keyboard functionality and interfaced through a peripheral interface, such as a USB port and cable or a wireless interface. For example, the test keyboard has a portable keyboard functionality that matches the keyboard to be... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20100182242 - Method and apparatus for braille input on a portable electronic device: An apparatus for remapping an existing keyboard on a portable electronic device for use by visually impaired users. The apparatus includes an overlay for an existing keyboard of the portable electronic device. The overlay may be configured to provide one or more Braille keypads located above input keys on an... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100182243 - Systems and methods for processing data entered using an eye-tracking system: A method for processing data entered using an electronic device and an electronic device capable of implementing the method is described. In one embodiment, the electronic device includes at least one multi-value key associated with at least two input data values. Each multi-value key includes a plurality of units and... Agent: Scenera Research, LLC

20100182244 - Information processing device and program: A mobile phone manages display area 12 as twelve partial areas obtained by dividing the display area into a matrix of four rows and three columns, which is identical to an arrangement of keys of a numeric keypad; if plural windows are displayed in a partial area arranged in the... Agent: Michaud-kinney Group LLP

20100182247 - Bi-modal multiscreen interactivity: A touch-sensitive electronic display device including one or more touch-sensitive display screens and interface software. The touch-sensitive display screen(s) and interface software are configured to be responsive to touch inputs and, in the case of a multi-screen workspace, the interface software is operable to allow inputs made in connection with... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100182260 - Computer-readable storage medium having calibration program, coordinate detection apparatus and calibration method: The present invention is a calibration program executed by a computer of an information processing apparatus which is capable of utilizing designation detection means for detecting a position designation by a user. The calibration program causes the computer to function as designation image display means and calibration means. The designation... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100182261 - Controller driver, display device, and control method therefor: A controller driver according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes: a display memory that stores image data to be displayed on a display panel; a touch panel control circuit that detects a touch panel signal from the touch panel; a cursor memory that stores cursor image data;... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182251 - Display apparatus for supplying power to an external device and control method thereof: Disclosed is a display apparatus including: a display unit; a power supply unit which supplies power to at least one external device; and a controller which displays on the display unit an at least one indicating image indicating an at least one power supply area of the display unit supplying... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182268 - Handheld display device for interacting with printed substrate: A handheld display device for displaying and interacting with information corresponding to a printed substrate. The device comprises: a transceiver for sending and receiving digital information; an optical sensor for imaging an area of the printed substrate and for generating image data; a processor for determining interaction data using the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100182269 - Method of playing video using handheld display device: A method of playing video using a handheld display device having a touch-sensitive screen and a transceiver for sending and receiving digital information. The method comprises the steps of: imaging an area of a printed substrate and generating image data using an optical sensor, the printed substrate containing printed content... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20100182264 - Mobile device equipped with touch screen: The present invention relates to the touch-screen mobile device provides a better user experience by enabling a true one-hand operation, as the user can hold the mobile device with one hand and operate the device with the thumb of the same hand. The present invention is comprising: a touch screen;... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100182265 - Mobile terminal having foldable display and operation method for the same: A mobile terminal having a foldable display and an operation method for the same are disclosed. The foldable display unit includes a plurality of display zones, wherein the application of program depends on the degree of folding angle of the display unit, and the display unit displays on its screen... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100182262 - Monitoring and control device: In a monitoring and control device for use in a remote monitoring and control system, a device housing has a socket located behind a display panel and an external storage medium including a rewritable memory is removably mounted in the socket. The device housing is attached in an attachment hole... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100182245 - Tactile-feedback touch screen: A system and method for providing tactile feedback on a touch screen display unit is provided. The tactile feedback unit has a gel layer for deforming discrete surface areas of a touch-screen display; and a tactile feedback controller for controlling the deformation by the gel layer. The tactile feedback unit... Agent: Honeywell/husch Patent Services

20100182248 - Terminal and control method thereof: A terminal for simply selecting one of menus in multitasking operation and displaying the selected menu as an entire image on a screen in consideration of user convenience, and its control method are disclosed. The terminal includes a display module; a user input unit configured to detect a touch input;... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100182266 - Touch panel and method of detecting press operation position thereon: In a touch panel, one of conductive layers on a bottom of an upper substrate and on a top of a lower substrate is formed of belt-shaped conductive layers. The other is a single conductive layer facing the belt-shaped conductive layers. The single conductive layer is provided with a pair... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100182249 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel for an image display device or the like. The touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate; a plurality of first sensing patterns on the transparent substrate; an insulating layer on the first sensing patterns; a plurality of second sensing patterns on the insulating layer; and a... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182250 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel provided in an image display device. The touch screen panel includes: a transparent substrate; a plurality of first sensing patterns on the transparent substrate and coupled to each other along a first direction; a first insulating film on the first sensing patterns; a plurality of second... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182252 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate; a plurality of first sensing patterns at a first side of the transparent substrate and coupled to each other along a first direction; a plurality of second sensing patterns at the first side of the transparent substrate and coupled to each other... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182254 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel includes a substrate having high transmittance, sensing patterns on a first surface of the substrate, a film on the sensing patterns, and metal patterns and position detecting lines on the film and electrically coupled to the sensing patterns, wherein a second surface of the substrate opposite... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182255 - Touch screen panel: The touch screen panel of the present invention includes first sensing patterns formed on a transparent substrate, a first insulating film formed on the first sensing patterns, second sensing patterns formed on the first insulating film, a plurality of metal patterns disposed on edge regions of the first and second... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100182256 - Touch screen panel: The touch screen panel according to the embodiment of the present invention includes a plurality of coupling patterns arranged on a transparent substrate in an island shape, an insulating film formed on the coupling patterns and having contact holes arranged corresponding to end portions of the coupling patterns, and first... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100182257 - Touch screen panel: A touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate, sensing patterns on a first surface of the transparent substrate, and an insulating layer on the sensing patterns. A second surface of the transparent substrate opposite the first surface is adapted to be contacted by a contact object.... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182259 - Touch screen panel and method for fabricating the same: A touch screen panel provided in an image display device. The touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate; a plurality of first sensing patterns on the transparent substrate and coupled to each other along a first direction; a first insulating film on the first sensing patterns; and a plurality of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182253 - Touch screen panel and method of fabricating the same: A touch screen panel for an image display device and a method of fabricating the same. The touch screen panel includes first and second substrates facing each other, the first and second substrates being joined together by a sealant; a plurality of first sensing patterns coupled to one another along... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182258 - Touch screen panel and method of fabricating the same: A touch screen panel provided in an image display device. The touch screen panel includes a transparent substrate, a plurality of first sensing patterns on a first side of the transparent substrate and coupled to each other along a first direction, a first insulating film on the first sensing patterns,... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182267 - Touch screen panel with a window: A touch screen panel is provided. The touch screen panel includes a plurality of sensing patterns formed in a display region of a transparent substrate, metal patterns arranged in a column or row in a region outside the display region and at one end of the sensing patterns, and auxiliary... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100182246 - Touch sensitive computing device and method: Touch sensitive computing systems and methods are provided. The touch sensitive computing device may include a touch sensitive display configured to receive a touch input. A gesture recognition module may be coupled with the touch sensitive display, and may be configured to receive the touch input. The gesture recognition module... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100182263 - Touchpad assembly with tactile feedback: An assembly for a terminal device, the assembly comprises a frame; a panel operable to receive a haptic user input; a member pivotally connected to the frame to define two or more pivot axes and supporting the panel at locations distinct from the pivot axes, the member being arranged in... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100182275 - Display device: A display device with a touch panel includes a display panel, and an electrostatic-capacitance-coupling touch panel which is arranged on a viewer-side surface of the display panel. The touch panel includes a substrate; a first shield conductor which is formed on the viewer-side surface of the substrate; an insulation film... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100182273 - Display device with touch sensor: A common electrode 43 for display, which is originally provided in a liquid crystal display element, is also used as one (drive electrode) of a pair of electrodes for a touch sensor, and the other (detection-electrode-for-the-sensor 44) of the pair of electrodes is newly formed. An existing common drive signal... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100182270 - Electronic device with touch input assembly: An electronic device includes a display and a touch input assembly disposed over the display. The touch input assembly includes a first touch sensor configured to function as a general purpose user input for data entry and for controlling functions of the electronic device in coordination with content displayed on... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100182271 - Method for achieving a decorative backlit sensing panel with complex curvature: A conductive panel includes a film layer formed to a pre-determined shape having a complex curvature, a conductive array having a plurality of electrical traces insulated from one another by a dielectric material, the conductive array disposed adjacent the film layer, and a substrate disposed adjacent at least one of... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC

20100182278 - Resistive touch control device and driving method and driving controller thereof: A resistive touch control device and driving methods and a driving controller thereof are provided to switch operation modes of a touch panel. Depending on the user's requirement, the touch panel can be operated in multi-touch mode or only in an analog mode with high resolution. In other words, the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100182277 - Touch panel and coordinates detecting method using touch panel: A touch panel includes a lower conductive film, four electrodes disposed in edge portions of four sides of the lower conductive film, and an upper conductive film disposed over the lower conductive film so that the upper and lower conductive films are opposed to each other, to detect an electric... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100182276 - Touch panel and method of detecting press operation position thereon: In a touch panel, upper conductive layers on a bottom surface of an upper substrate and lower conductive layers on a top surface of a lower substrate are formed in belt shapes and extend in directions intersecting each other. End portions of the upper conductive layers are connected by an... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100182272 - Touch screen panel and method of fabricating the same: A touch screen panel for an image display device and a method of fabricating the same. The touch screen panel includes: a transparent substrate; a plurality of first and second sensing patterns on one side of the transparent substrate, the first sensing patterns coupled to one another along a first... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182274 - Touch screen panel and method of manufacturing the same: A method of manufacturing touch screen panels includes forming a photoresist film on a first surface of a substrate having high transmittance, removing the photoresist film in regions between unit cells by utilizing exposing and developing processes, etching the substrate in the regions where the photoresist film has been removed,... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100182279 - Display system having optical coordinate input device: In a display device having a coordinate input device in a display system, light beams emitted from all the plurality of light emitting devices are arranged in an X-Y matrix inside a rectangular coordinate input area. When light shielding signals are detected through a light receiving device in X direction... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100182280 - Optical coordinate input apparatus: In an optical coordinate input apparatus, beams emitted from one light emitting element are simultaneously guided through a plurality of cores provided at a waveguide to edges on Y-side and X-side of light emitting sides of an operational area, a light receiving element group includes light receiving elements corresponding respectively... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100182282 - Touch panel and electronic device: To provide a touch panel with reduced disturbance of display and with improved mechanical strength by suppressing variation in the space between a pair of substrates which form the touch panel even when in contact with an object to be detected. A pixel portion including a plurality of pixels is... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100182281 - Touch screen panel device: The touch screen panel device according to the embodiment of the present embodiments includes: a touch screen panel; and an adhesive member that is formed on at least any one of an upper surface and a lower surface of the touch screen panel and includes an adhesive layer and re-releasing... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100182283 - Security protection system and electronic device with same: The present disclosure provides a security protection system for an electronic device. The security protection system includes a magnetic stylus, at least one coil, a processor, and a memory. The coil is received in the electronic device and configured for inducing an induced current when the magnetic stylus moves relative... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100182285 - Temporal hard media imaging: A method of determining a tilt, bearing, and/or barrel rotation of a virtual marking implement with respect to a surface is disclosed herein. The tilt, bearing, and/or barrel rotation are used to vary geometry of an impression profile associated with a selected physical marking implement as well as the intensity... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC

20100182284 - Virtual faceted hard media imaging: A tilt sensitive virtual marking implement is used to render an impression on an electronic presentation device. Further, a bearing measurement and/or a barrel rotation measurement of the virtual marking implement may be made with respect to the surface. The barrel rotation, tilt, and/or bearing are then used to vary... Agent: Hensley Kim & Holzer, LLC

20100182288 - Display element, portable equipment and imaging device: A portable equipment includes a flexible display element capable of being rolled up and unfurled, the display element including a back plate on a back side of the display element, which comes into contact with the display element when the display element is rolled up, and is bent such that... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182287 - Driving apparatus, display apparatus having the driving apparatus with non-conductive adhesive film and method of manufacturing the display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel on which a pad part is formed, a driving chip including bumps making contact with the pad part, and a non-conductive adhesive film disposed between the display panel and the driving chip attaching the driving chip to the pad part. Each of the... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100182286 - Integrated circuit protection layer used in a capacitive capacity: In one exemplary embodiment of the invention, an apparatus includes: at least one functional circuit; and an electrically-conductive protective layer on a protected surface of the apparatus, where the protective layer is arranged to be substantially opaque to incident light, where at least one portion of the protective layer is... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100182290 - Display device and electric apparatus using the same: A display device (10) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (2), a lower substrate (second substrate) (3), and a conductive liquid (16) that is movably sealed in a display space (S) formed between the upper substrate (2) and the lower substrate (3). In the display device (10), a signal electrode... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100182291 - Electronic display device: An electronic display device includes a display unit that displays images and a barrier unit between the display unit and a user, and provides images to the user as two-dimensional images or stereoscopic images. The barrier unit includes first electrodes on a first surface, the first electrodes being spaced apart... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100182289 - Lcd device with an improvement of mura in pixel matrix and driving method for the same: A liquid crystal display and method for driving the same are proposed. The liquid crystal display includes a pixel matrix. The pixel matrix includes two first pixel groups each having a first pixel and a second pixel are at one side of the data line, and two second pixel groups... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100182292 - Liquid crystal display device, and driving method and integrated circuit used in same: A liquid crystal display device is provided which is capable of realizing high-quality display screen with low power consumption. A charge equilibration control signal VCST is outputted by a control unit (for example, driving timing generating section) for charge equilibration time in accordance with a video signal. At time of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182293 - Display module, liquid crystal display device and method for manufacturing display module: A liquid crystal display module (10) in accordance with the present invention includes a liquid crystal display module provided with a liquid crystal display panel (11), an external circuit substrate (13) and a film-shaped flexible print substrate (14) connected to an edge of the circuit substrate. In the liquid crystal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100182294 - Solid state illumination system: An illumination system comprises at least two light sources (101,102,103) having different emission spectra to one another; a detection circuit (131,132,133) for sensing a light intensity using at least one of the light sources as a photosensor; and driving means (161,162,163) for driving the light source in dependence on the... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100182295 - Lcd driving circuit and driving method thereof:

20100182296 - Power supply apparatus, liquid crystal driving apparatus and display apparatus: A power supply apparatus of the present invention comprises: a constant voltage generation section (first DAC (21), second DAC (22), resistor (R2), resistor (R3)) that generates a positive constant voltage (Va); a pulse voltage generation section (pulse oscillator (23), amplifier (24)) that generates a positive pulse voltage (Vb); a capacitor... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100182302 - Display panel driver, display device, and method of operating the same: A display panel driver is provided with an output terminal to be connected to a data line of a display panel; a recovery capacitor connection terminal to be connected to a recovery capacitor; and a recovery switch connected between the output terminal and the recovery capacitor connection terminal. The recovery... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182298 - Display panel, method of driving the display panel and display apparatus for performing the same: In a method of driving a display panel which includes a unit pixel including a first liquid crystal capacitor and a second liquid crystal capacitor, the first liquid crystal capacitor and the second liquid crystal capacitor are respectively charged with a high voltage and a low voltage which is less... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100182300 - Driver circuit of display device: A driver circuit of a display device includes a gray-scale voltage circuit that generates a plurality of different reference voltages, a first selector circuit that selects one of the reference voltages as a first selected voltage and selects one of the reference voltages different from the first selected voltage as... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182303 - Image display device: According to one embodiment, an image display device includes: a plurality of pixels including a light-emitting element, a driver element that controls light emission of the light-emitting element, and a capacitive element electrically connected to the driver element; and an image signal line that is commonly connected to the pixels... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100182297 - Liquid crystal displays capable of increasing charge time and methods of driving the same: An LCD device includes a plurality of first data lines, a plurality of second data lines, a plurality of display units, a source driver and a gate driver. Each of the second data lines is disposed between two corresponding first data lines, while each display unit is coupled to a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100182304 - Matrix display device: A matrix display device has first and second discharge sustaining electrode drive circuits that perform power recovery for the capacitance load through an LC resonance circuit using an inductor. During a luminescence emission period, a discharge is effected for display by applying an alternating voltage between each of plural first... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100182301 - Operational amplifier, semiconductor device, and display device: An operational amplifier according to an exemplary aspect of the invention includes: a differential stage including a first differential transistor and a second differential transistor that serve as paired transistors; polarity switching units; and an offset adding unit that is connected to one or both of the paired transistors to... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182299 - Semiconductor integrated circuit, liquid crystal driver circuit, and liquid crystal display apparatus: A semiconductor integrated circuit is disclosed which includes: a first D/A converter; a second D/A converter; an amplifier configured to amplify an output of the first D/A converter; an operational amplifier configured to input an output of the second D/A converter; and a selector configured to effect switchover between a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100182305 - Lcd with the function of eliminating the power-off residual images: An LCD includes a PWB, a FPC, and a display panel. The PWB includes a level shift circuit and a power-off discharge circuit. The display panel includes a gate driving circuit and a TFT array. The power-off discharge circuit can electrically connects a gate high voltage end to a gate... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100182306 - Method for driving display device: To suppress degradation of a transistor. A method for driving a liquid crystal display device has a first period and a second period. In the first period, a first transistor and a second transistor are alternately turned on and off repeatedly, and a third transistor and a fourth transistor are... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100182310 - Display-driver data line driving device: A display-driver data line driving device includes a multichannel shift resistor and divided data lines to accommodate a display panel with various levels of resolution and reduce power consumption. The data line driving device includes a first display latch portion (L1 to L6) latching data supplied via a divided data... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182308 - Light bar including turning microstructures and contoured back reflector: An illumination apparatus includes a light bar, a plurality of indentations in the light bar on a first side of the light bar, and a contoured reflective surface including a plurality of protruding surface portions, such that the surface portions reflect light transmitted through sloping sidewalls of the indentations. The... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100182307 - Output buffering circuit, amplifier device, and display device with reduced power consumption: An output buffering circuit of a driver device for a display includes a first amplifier circuit having a first input stage, coupled between an upper power supply and a lower power supply, and a first output stage, coupled between the upper power supply and a first intermediate power supply that... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20100182309 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel is formed of a front panel including display electrodes, a dielectric layer, and a protective layer which are formed on a glass substrate, and a rear panel including electrodes, barrier ribs, and phosphor layers all of which are formed on a substrate. The front panel and... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100182312 - Information processor and information processing method: An information processor that calculates information concerning a three-dimensional shape comprises: a three-dimensional-shape input unit that inputs drawing data of a three-dimensional shape used for displaying a three-dimensional shape; a display unit that displays a three-dimensional shape of drawing data input to the three-dimensional-shape input unit; and a shape-value-information calculating... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182311 - Mobile terminal for generating 3-dimensional image: A mobile terminal can generate a 3-dimensional image by using a space code. The mobile terminal includes a light source unit that projects pattern lights to an object; a camera unit that picks-up images of the object exposed to the pattern lights; and a control unit that generates a space... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100182313 - Image generation of a wellbore: The present invention is a method of creating an image in a wellbore that includes receiving input data from a wellbore at one or more measured depths. The input data including geometry of wellbore, tool setting, survey data, trajectory of wellbore (button angle) etc. One dimensional arrays are constructed for... Agent: Hoffman Warnick LLC

20100182314 - Method, display adapter and computer program product for improved graphics performance by using a replaceable culling program: It is presented a method for improving performance of generation of digitally represented graphics. Said method comprises the steps of: selecting (440) a tile comprising fragments to process; executing (452) a culling program for the tile, the culling program being replaceable; and executing a set of instructions, selected from a... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100182315 - Image generating apparatus, image generating method, information recording medium, and program: A storage unit (201) stores: character object information (251) showing a position at which a character object is located and the shape of a character object; surface object information showing a position at which a surface object is located and the shape of the surface object; and light source information... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100182316 - Geospatial modeling system for 3d clutter data and related methods: A geospatial modeling system may include a geospatial model database having stored therein an initial three-dimensional (3D) digital surface model of a geographical area, and two-dimensional (2D) clutter data files for respective different types of possible non-building clutter. The geospatial modeling system may also include a processor cooperating with the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20100182317 - Map display method used to enhance the display of a building by showing several levels of this building: and at least to some elements, respective enlargement ratios with values lower than 100%, chosen such that the combination of the display surface (SPP6b′) of the peripheral portion and the display surface (SPP6a′) of all the levels (T, F1, F2, F3) occupies, in the new image of the map, a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100182318 - Video and graphics system with square graphics pixels: A video and graphics system provides square graphics pixels to blend images having 640×480 pixels, such as graphics images provided by some set top boxes and intended to be displayed at a 12.27 MHz display sample rate, with images having 704×480 pixels, such as ITU-R 601 compliant images such as... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100182320 - Method and systems for displaying graphical markers in a discrete box chart: This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for plotting a graphically displayed box chart. The method includes receiving a data set including data points, where each of the plurality of data points consists of an ordered pair with a first axis and a second axis. The method further includes determining... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle

20100182319 - Method for showing array microphone effect: A method for showing an array microphone effect includes the steps of obtaining an original acoustic signal from array microphones, and visualizing the original acoustic signal to obtain a figure. The original acoustic signal includes a crystal voice, out-beam noises, background noise, and/or an echo. The figure includes a plurality... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100182321 - Methods and systems for displaying graphical markers in a mixed box chart: This disclosure describes, generally, methods and systems for plotting a graphically displayed box chart. The method includes receiving a data set. The data set includes a first axis and a second axis and the data set consists of ordered pairs. The method further includes determining that the first axis is... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP/oracle

20100182322 - System and method for generating circular layout graphs: A system and method for identifying a plurality of nodes for a circular layout, each of the plurality of nodes to be connected via an edge to at least one other of the plurality of nodes, fixing all of the plurality of nodes on a unit circle, except for one... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Fkm

20100182323 - Method for unified visualisation of heterogeneous datasets: The present invention relates to a computer-readable data storage medium comprising a graphic dataset in the form of a tiled mipmap 101, and to a method of extracting from said computer-readable data storage medium to a computer memory a subset of said mipmap 101 in the form of a clipmap... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100182325 - Apparatus and method for efficient animation of believable speaking 3d characters in real time: An apparatus for animating a moving and speaking enhanced-believability, character in real time, comprising a plurality of behavior generators, each for defining a respective aspect of facial behavior, a unifying scripter, associated with the behavior generators, the scripter operable to combine the behaviors into a unified animation script, and a... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100182324 - Display apparatus and display method for performing animation operations: A display apparatus and a displaying method of the same are provided. The display apparatus includes: a display unit; a detector which detects a user's motion; a signal processor; and a controller which controls the signal processor to display on the display unit an animation operation related to a still... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100182327 - Method and system for processing picture: Embodiments of the present invention provide a method for processing the pictures, including: decomposing a dynamic picture frame into multiple static picture frames; bonding each of the static picture frames with a static original picture to generate multiple static pictures; and forming a dynamic picture with the multiple static pictures.... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100182326 - Rigging for an animated character moving along a path: In computer enabled key frame animation, a method and associated system for rigging a character so as to provide a large range of motion with great fluidity of motion. The rigging uses a character body that moves along a path or freely as needed. The nodes in the body and... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100182329 - Information storage medium, skeleton motion control device, and skeleton motion control method: A skeleton motion control device that control a motion of a skeleton model in which a parent bone and a child bone are linked via a joint. A movable range setting section sets a movable range of the joint on a projection plane, the projection plane being a plane that... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100182328 - Method to animate on a computer screen a virtual pen which writes and draws: A method to animate on a computer screen a virtual pen which writes and draws on a virtual blackboard in order to simulate a real pen writing on a real blackboard. Graphemes and drawings (50) are created by specifying a subset of knot points (106, 107, 108, 109) from the... Agent: Dennison, Schultz & Macdonald

20100182330 - Small, adaptable, real-time, scalable image processing chip: An imaging solution that uses a small, adaptable, real-time, scalable, image-processing (SMARTS IP) chip configured to function like any one of a wide range of specialized FPA imaging devices, and a method for configuring and implementing same is provided. Configuration for a wide range of applications and implementations, including ones... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100182331 - Method and apparatus for drawing image: An image drawing method and apparatus using an off-screen buffer are disclosed. The method includes: creating an off-screen buffer including a first region and a second region; drawing a fixed image of images to be displayed on the first region; copying the first region on which the fixed image is... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100182332 - By-region display image quality controlling device, self-luminous display device, and computer program: When an arbitrary position and an arbitrary size on a display screen are specified as an emphasized display region so as to be interlocked with a display content of an application program, only for another region part excluding the emphasized display region, power consumed by the region part is aggressively... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100182333 - Color deviation compensating method and driving device for an lcd panel and related lcd device: A color deviation compensating method for a LCD panel is disclosed. The LCD panel includes a plurality of pixel units arranged as a matrix, and each of the pixel units includes a plurality of sub-pixel units corresponding to a plurality of colors. The color deviation compensating method includes dividing the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100182334 - Method and system for improved display of sampled data differences: A method of comparing a first raster to a second raster includes determining, for pairs of corresponding regions (for example, individual pixels) of the first raster and second raster, a comparison value between the corresponding regions of the first and second raster. For each comparison value, a color code is... Agent: Darby & Darby P.C.

20100182335 - Methods and apparatus for calibrating a color display: Improved methods are provided for calibrating color on a color display coupled to a computer, which are useful for obtaining calibrated data in a virtual proof network for enabling different color devices to render consistent color. Methods involve user interactions with screens on the display to set color display parameters.... Agent: Kenneth J. Lukacher, Esq.

20100182336 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes: an acquisition unit that acquires viewing direction information indicating a direction in which a user views a displayed image; a compensation unit that adaptively compensates a chromaticity point in a video signal using the viewing direction information acquired by the acquisition unit together with... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100182337 - Imaging apparatus, image processing method, and storage medium storing image processing program: An imaging apparatus includes an electronic viewfinder including a display device for displaying an image and an ocular optical system, a storage unit for storing information, an input unit for receiving an input operation relating to color conversion processing, a color conversion processing unit for performing color conversion processing corresponding... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100182338 - Diffractive technology based method and system for dynamic contrast manipulation in display systems: A method and system providing dynamic contrast control in scanning line color display systems, and particularly a method and system comprising at least two modulator units is disclosed. One modulator unit is for modulating pixel information in a line to be displayed while the other one provides illumination intensity control... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100182339 - Data processing apparatus and method: A stream processing section (12) analyzes input stream data and, if the stream data includes a compressed/coded graphics object, decodes the graphics object line by line and writes the decoded graphics object into a graphics object buffer (14), and, if the stream data includes control information of a graphics object,... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100182340 - Systems and methods for combining virtual and real-time physical environments: Systems, methods and structures for combining virtual reality and real-time environment by combining captured real-time video data and real-time 3D environment renderings to create a fused, that is, combined environment, including capturing video imagery in RGB or HSV/HSV color coordinate systems and processing it to determine which areas should be... Agent: Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP

20100182341 - Method and system for sharing location information and recording medium using the same: A method and a system for sharing location information and a recording medium using the same are provided. The present method obtains graphic location information by a first display software, and insert the document to a document corresponding to a second display software. The document is then transmitted to a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100182343 - Display control device and imaging device: The display control device disclosed herein includes an acquisition section, a display method determination section, and an image display controller. The acquisition section is configured to acquire from a recording part an image and movement information related to at least one of the movement of a housing and the movement... Agent: Shinjyu Global Ip

20100182342 - Map display method: The method is used to enlarge the display of a first portion of a map, without hiding a first peripheral portion of this map. This method includes detecting an event which appears in the first peripheral portion and defining a second portion to be enlarged, centered on the position of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100182344 - System, method, and computer program product for determining a translation vector: A method for determining a minimal translation vector (MTV) between a first object and a second object represented in a CAD system, and a CAD system and computer readable medium for performing a similar method. The method includes retrieving the first object and the second object and tessellating the first... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100182349 - Display apparatus and driver: A display apparatus includes a display section; latching sections configured to receive and hold display data to be displayed on the display section; input switches respectively connected with outputs of the latching sections, D/A converters respectively connected with the input switch groups; amplifiers configured to amplify and output the output... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182347 - Dual-lamp driving circuit: A dual-lamp driving circuit includes a first frequency switch control circuit, a second frequency switch control circuit, a pulse-width modulation (PWM) control circuit, a first power stage circuit, a second power stage circuit, a conversion circuit, and a feedback circuit. The first frequency switch control circuit receives a first enable... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100182350 - Image display appataus: In general, when a user views an image displayed on a display apparatus, visual environments, such as ambient brightness, a distance from the user to the display apparatus and so on, may disadvantageously cause the image displayed on the display apparatus to become difficult to view. Moreover, it is complicated... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100182346 - Image display device: An image display device 100 is an image display device capable of controlling the luminance of a backlight. The image display device 100 includes: a backlight luminance set value estimator which calculates the luminance set value of a backlight 101 based on an input image; and a signal corrector which... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100182345 - Liquid crystal display: Each picture element includes first and second sub-picture elements, each of which includes a liquid crystal capacitor and at least one storage capacitor. After a display voltage representing a certain grayscale level has been applied to the respective sub-picture element electrodes of the first and second sub-picture elements, a voltage... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100182351 - Luminance enhancement structure with varying pitches: The present invention is directed to luminance enhancement structure for reflective display devices. The luminance enhancement structure comprises columns and grooves, wherein said grooves have a triangular cross-section and the pitches of the structure vary. The structure not only can enhance the brightness of a display device, but also can... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100182348 - Signal voltage generation circuit, display panel driving device, and display apparatus: A voltage selection unit selects, based on a grayscale value represented by e.g. 10-bit grayscale data D<9:0>, two voltages Vb1 and Vb2 from among γ-correction voltages Va0, Va1, Va16, . . . , Va1008, Va1022, and Va1023 generated from one reference voltage. A divided voltage generation unit generates divided voltages... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100182352 - Display apparatus and control method for display apparatus: A display apparatus is provided which optimally restores decreased luminance and extends a life of a light emitting element. The display apparatus includes a memory that stores a plurality of trap levels in association with a plurality of use durations of the light emitting element. An obtainer determines one of... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100182353 - Spoke recovery in a color display: Embodiments of the invention include a method, device and/or system for spoke recovery, including by receiving input pixel data comprising a plurality of input sub-pixel data components representing respective sub-pixel colors, adjusting input sub-pixel data components based on a value of the sub-pixel data component and at least a value... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100182354 - Display system: A display system that includes a liquid crystal element, a backlight, an adjustment unit, a light source control unit, and a liquid crystal control unit. The light source control unit operates the backlight to change a light source luminance level of light. The liquid crystal control unit operates a first... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

  
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20100177016 - Multi-monitor display: A multi-monitor display is disclosed. A multi-monitor display receives video data configured for a single N×M video display; splits the video data into a plurality of portions spanning the N×M display; and transmits the plurality of portions to a corresponding plurality of displays.... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100177017 - Multi-monitor display system: A multi-monitor display is disclosed. A multi-monitor display receives video data configured for a single N×M video display; splits the video data into a plurality of portions spanning the N×M display; and transmits the plurality of portions to a corresponding plurality of displays. The multi-monitor display system can be any... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100177019 - Display apparatus, scanner, display system, and display method using the same: A display apparatus, a scanner, a display system, and a display method using the same are provided. The display apparatus includes a first display, a second display, a hinge unit, and a control unit which displays a scanned image on at least one of the first display and the second... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177018 - Electric device with multi-screen: An electric device with multi-screen includes a plurality of display modules and a plurality of flexible printed circuit boards. The display modules are electrically connected to each other by the flexible circuit printed boards. The display modules may display different images simultaneously for providing user different purposes. Furthermore, the electric... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100177020 - Rollable display device: A rollable display device including a first housing 32; a second housing 34 mateable with the first housing 32; an electronic package 36 disposed within at least one of the first housing and the second housing 34; a roll frame 40 coupled to the first housing 32; a rollable display... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100177021 - Plasma display device and processing method thereof: A display method of a plasma display device and plasma display device are provided. The display method includes nonlinearly converting first image data corresponding to an input image signal to second image data having a gradation value smaller than a gradation value of first image data and expressing the second... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100177022 - Display device and electric apparatus using the same: A display device (10) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (2), a lower substrate (second substrate) (3), and a conductive liquid (16) that is movably sealed in a display space (S) formed between the upper substrate (2) and the lower substrate (3). In the display device (10), a signal electrode... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100177025 - Information display device: An information display device (10) includes a light source (11), a light guide plate (13) to which light from the light source (11) enters from a side surface and from which the light exits from one principal surface, and a liquid crystal panel (16) disposed adjacently to the light guide... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100177024 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display, includes scan lines and data lines that overlap each other, a pixel unit including pixels positioned at intersections of the scan lines and the data lines, a main power source line at one end of the pixel unit and adapted to receive a voltage of... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100177023 - Shift register and organic light emitting display device using the same: A shift register is disclosed. In one aspect, the shift register has a plurality of stages dependently coupled to an input line of a start pulse and is driven by first, second and third clock signals respectively input to first, second and third input lines. The shift register includes first... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100177026 - Electrowetting system and method for operating: The present invention relates to an electrowetting system comprising an electrowetting element, a driver stage for applying a voltage to the element, and a switch connecting the electrowetting element to an output of the driver stage. The element comprises a first fluid and a second, immiscible fluid. The instantaneous position... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC

20100177027 - Liquid crystal device and method of driving liquid crystal device: A liquid crystal device comprising: at least a liquid crystal element having a pair of substrates with electrodes on the inner sides thereof and a liquid crystal material disposed between the substrates, and a charge supplier for supplying electric charge to the liquid crystal element. The alignment of the liquid... Agent: Millen, White, Zelano & Branigan, P.C.

20100177028 - Source driver of lcd for black insertion technology: A source driver of an LCD includes a shift register, a set of data latches, and a detection circuit. The shift register includes a plurality of flip-flops for transmitting a start signal. The set of data latches transmits the display data signal according to output signals of the corresponding flip-flops.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100177030 - Backlight unit, display unit and television receiver: A backlight unit in which warping in a diffusion plate can be sufficiently prevented includes a light source, a diffusion plate arranged to diffuse light emitted from the light source and including a catching portion in a peripheral portion thereof, a support pedestal arranged to support the diffusion plate, an... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100177031 - Flat panel display and its combinative outer frame: A combinative outer frame for a flat panel display (FPD) and a FPD and a manufacturing method of the FPD are provided. The outer frame for the FPD includes a front frame, a support frame, and an elastic pad. The support frame is disposed opposite to the front frame and... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100177029 - Hysteresis-type controlling method for backlight of portable electronic device: A method for controlling backlight of portable electronic device in hysteresis manner pre-sets the portable electronic device in a default mode and senses a background brightness. The portable electronic device is operated at a daylight mode when the sensed background brightness is larger than a first threshold. When the portable... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100177032 - Electrophoretic display device, electronic apparatus, and method of manufacturing electrophoretic display device: An electrophoretic display device includes: first and second substrates; an electrophoretic layer which is interposed between the first and second substrates; and a third substrate which is disposed opposite the first substrate with the second substrate interposed therebetween, which is joined to the first substrate with a sealing member interposed... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100177036 - cover for portable terminal: A cover for a portable terminal having a fixing part for fixing the portable terminal and a folder rotating at the fixing part to open and close the portable terminal. The cover includes an input unit and/or a display unit, and a charging unit. The input unit inputs data to... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100177037 - Apparatus and method for motion detection in a portable terminal: An apparatus and method for motion detection in a portable terminal preferably includes a state determination unit for receiving first sensing information for determining a motion of the portable terminal by a sensor unit. After determining the motion of the portable terminal, second sensing information is received for determining whether... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100177033 - Button with edge mounted pivot point: A device disclosed herein reduces inadvertent activation of buttons mounted on edges of an electronic device. The button moves around an axis of rotation proximate to, and parallel with, the adjacent edge of the device. Thus, inadvertent pressure on an edge of the button adjacent to the edge of the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100177035 - Mobile computing device with a virtual keyboard: The subject matter disclosed herein provides methods and apparatus, including computer program products, for mobile computing. In one aspect there is provided a system. The system may include a processor configured to generate at least one image including a virtual keyboard and a display configured to project the at least... Agent: Mintz, Levin, Cohn, Ferris, Glovsky And Popeo, P.c

20100177038 - Portable device: According to the portable device of an aspect of the present invention, the first enclosure and the second enclosure are brought into movable linkage between the first position where the silhouettes of the first enclosure and the second enclosure are overlapped and the second position where the second enclosure is... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177034 - Portable storage device having user interface and method of controlling the user interface: A portable storage device and a method of controlling a user interface (UI) using the same. The method includes obtaining first UI information using a UI when the portable storage device is connected to a host, transmitting the obtained first UI information to an application of the host, and displaying... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177039 - Finger indicia input device for computer: A device for controlling a computer to input commands using only hand motion. The device employs visually distinct indicia upon the thumb and at least one other finger of a user's hand. Using cameras or other means to capture movement of the user's hand, any contact between the thumb and... Agent: Donn K. Harms Patent & Trademark Law Center

20100177040 - Pressure operating apparatus and operating method thereof: A pressure operating apparatus is used for controlling the movement of an operation object. One user can press down an insulating element to make a conductive element dispose below the insulating element to turn on at least one of switching elements. The turned on switching elements transmits a conductive signal... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100177042 - Method for aiding control of cursor movement through a trackpad: A method for aiding control of cursor movement through a trackpad includes a step of detecting finger touch conditions on the trackpad to control operation modes for cursor movement on a screen. The finger touch conditions are set at least in a first condition and a second condition. In the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100177041 - Method of controlling cursor with multiple and variable speeds through a trackpad: A method of controlling cursor with multiple and variable speeds through a trackpad aims to be used on a system that controls a cursor on a screen through a trackpad by transforming user's finger position movement vector to a screen cursor position movement vector. Depending on finger touch position and... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100177043 - Flip-operation mouse device: A flip-operation mouse device includes a housing, a sliding surface structure, a moving plate, a displacement-detecting device and a control unit. By moving around the moving plate on the upper side of the sliding surface structure and using the displacement-detecting device mounted under the sliding surface structure and on the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100177044 - Method and apparatus to facilitate non-flush general navigation buttons for a clamshell handheld device: A handheld device comprising a first portion and a second portion rotatably coupled to the first portion. The handheld device is movable between an opened configuration and a closed configuration. A non-flush navigation button is coupled to one of the first and the second portion wherein the non-flush navigation button... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100177045 - Fixing structure for rackmount keyboard drawer: A structure for fixing a keyboard in a slidable support of a rack for industrial computers is disclosed. A preferred embodiment includes a seat and a keyboard. There is an embedding recess for receiving the keyboard in the seat. A side of the keyboard is provided with an output port... Agent: Shou - Hsin Yin

20100177046 - Key input method and apparatus for portable apparatus: A key input apparatus for a portable apparatus includes a display unit that displays a key selected by a user input. The apparatus includes a light sensor comprising a plurality of light emitting elements and a plurality of light receiving elements. The respective light emitting elements generate first light signals... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100177055 - Display device with touch panel: The present invention provides a display device with a touch panel which gives a user excellent touch feeling. A display device with a touch panel includes: a touch panel which includes a first substrate, a second substrate arranged to face the first substrate in an opposed manner with a gap... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100177047 - Dynamically reconfigurable touch screen displays: A dynamically reconfigurable touch screen system includes a first display having a first touch screen, a second display having a second touch screen, the second display being operatively connected to the first display, at least one sensor operatively associated with one of the first and second displays. The at least... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP-ibm Poughkeepsie

20100177048 - Easy-to-use soft keyboard that does not require a stylus: The claimed subject matter provides systems and/or methods that generates a soft keyboard projected onto a touch sensitive surface. The system includes components that form and associate groups of characters, symbols, numerals, letters, or punctuation to a small number of soft keys projected onto the touch sensitive surface, animates the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100177056 - Keyboard with multi-symbol icons: A plurality of icons are displayed on a touch-sensitive display. A respective icon in at least a subset of the plurality of icons corresponds to two or more symbols. A first symbol in the two or more symbols belongs to a first subset of symbols and a second symbol in... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100177050 - Method and apparatus for generating haptic feedback from plasma actuation: A method and device for generating haptic feedback over a touch surface using plasma actuation are disclosed. A haptic device includes a touch surface, plasma, and a substrate. In one embodiment, the touch surface, which can be made of flexible and/or deformable materials, is capable of sensing one or more... Agent: Womble Carlyle Sandridge & Rice, PLLC

20100177054 - Pressure-sensitive display medium and writing display apparatus using the same: A pressure-sensitive display medium includes a pair of transparent substrates, sealing members and a display layer. The pair of transparent substrates are opposed to each other with a distance therebetween. The sealing members seal peripheral fringes of the pair of transparent substrates. The display layer in which a composition obtained... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100177051 - Touch display rubber-band gesture: A rubber-band gesture begins with a source touching a touch display at a touch-down location of the touch display. The rubber-band gesture continues until the source stops touching the touch display at a lift-up location of the touch display. An action is displayed on the touch display in response to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100177052 - Touch screen: The present application provides a touch screen including a panel module, an image sensor module, and a bezel surrounding the panel module. The image sensor module includes a circuit board and an image sensor unit electrically connected thereto, and both are disposed on the panel module. The image sensor unit... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100177049 - Visual response to touch inputs: The provision of visual responses to touch inputs is disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a computing device comprising a touch-sensitive display, a processor in operative communication with the touch-sensitive display, and memory comprising instructions stored thereon that are executable by the processor to detect a touch input made... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100177053 - Method and apparatus for control of multiple degrees of freedom of a display: A method for controlling multiple degrees of freedom of a display using a single contiguous sensing region of a sensing device is disclosed. The single contiguous sensing region is separate from the display. The method comprises: detecting a gesture in the single contiguous sensing region; causing rotation about a first... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20100177058 - Capacitive touch sensing and light emitting diode drive matrix: A pulse is applied through a capacitive touch key sensor to a sampling capacitor of an analog-to-digital converter (ADC). The voltage charge arriving at the sampling capacitor will be maximum when there is substantially no shunt capacitance between the capacitive touch key sensor and the sampling capacitor. However, a object... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100177061 - Digital signal processed touchscreen system: Digital signal processed touchscreen system. The invention employs amplitude ramped signals across a touchscreen. The pattern to which the amplitude ramped electric signals are provided may be located on the surface of the touchscreen, or alternatively on the backside of the touchscreen. The signal processing employed by the invention, using... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100177059 - Sensing circuit and method for a capacitive touch panel: A sensing method and circuit for a capacitive touch panel sense the capacitance variation of a lateral capacitor formed at the intersection of two traces of the capacitive touch panel, to distinguish a real point from a ghost point. A sensing cycle includes two non-overlapping clock phases. In the first... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100177057 - System and method for detecting shocks to a force-based touch panel: A system and method for detecting a shock to a force-based touch panel is disclosed. The system comprises at least one force sensor operable with the force-based touch panel to measure a force applied to the touch panel to provide at least one force sensor signal. An accelerometer is used... Agent: Thorpe North & Western, LLP.

20100177060 - Touch-sensitive display: A display system is configured to generate output display images. In addition, the display system includes a touch-sensitive sensing system and a photo-sensitive sensing system configured to sense light directed to the photo-sensitive sensing system and generate an output representation of the sensed light directed to the photo-sensitive sensing system.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100177062 - Light compensation method: The invention discloses a light compensation method applied in an optical touch system. The optical touch system includes a light emitting diode, an optical detector, and a reflector. The light emitting diode is used to illuminate toward the reflector. The reflector has a pattern. The optical detector is used to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100177063 - Page change indication devices and methods for digital pens: A digital pen input system for allowing a user to write or draw by interacting with sheets of paper and allowing electronic tracing of pen movements for digital storage or display, the input device comprising a holder for sheets of paper, and a unit for detecting exchange of a current... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100177064 - Haptic motion feedback device: Embodiments of the present invention include a device and a method for providing a haptic motion feedback to user interacting with a simulated three-dimensional (“3D”) environment. In one embodiment, the device includes a base and a belt assembly, coupled to the base. The belt assembly includes a housing having an... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917

20100177065 - Haptic motion feedback mechanism: In one embodiment, the invention is a haptic motion feedback mechanism. One embodiment of an apparatus for communicating motion in a virtual space includes a base and a feedback mechanism coupled to the base, the feedback mechanism using forced air to convey motion in the virtual space. In another embodiment,... Agent: Ibm Corporation RochesterIPLaw Dept. 917

20100177069 - Data driver and organic light emitting display device using the same: An organic light emitting display device includes a display unit for displaying images in response to data signals and scan signals; a data driver including a first data driving circuit and a second data driving circuit for receiving image signals and for respectively outputting the data signals according to the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100177068 - High-reliability gate driving circuit: A high-reliability gate driving circuit is disclosed for providing a plurality of gate signals to plural gate lines respectively. The gate driving circuit includes a plurality of shift register stages. Each shift register stage includes a pull-up unit, an energy-store unit, a buffer unit, a discharging unit, a first pull-down... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100177067 - Method and circuit for controlling timings of display devices using a single data enable signal: In a first display period of a display device, a first count value is recorded at the rising edge of the data enable signal for controlling the length of a horizontal line. Next, a second count value is recorded at the falling edge of the data enable signal for identifying... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100177066 - Source driver and driving method thereof: A source driver and a driving method thereof are provided. The source driver is adapted to a display panel. The source driver includes an output buffer and a regulating unit. The output buffer has an input terminal and an output terminal. The input terminal of the output buffer receives a... Agent: J C Patents

20100177072 - Active matrix display device: An active matrix display device, including a pixel array with unit pixel provided with at least one memory pixel, having a 1-bit memory, arranged in a matrix formation, including at least one of a gate selection decoder for selecting gate lines of the pixel array, and a data selection decoder... Agent: Eastman Kodak Company Patent Legal Staff

20100177071 - Display control methods and systems: Display control methods and systems are provided. The display control system includes a panel including a plurality of pixels, and a processor. The processor provides a video signal having a high level to the pixels, and periodically forces at least one of the pixels to be OFF.... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20100177073 - Display device: A display device is provided which includes a common electrode drive circuit having the single channel constitution which can miniaturize a circuit scale without increasing elements compared to a conventional display device. A display device includes a plurality of pixels and a common electrode drive circuit. The common electrode drive... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100177070 - Electronic-ink display device employing a power switching mechanism automatically responsive to predefined states of device configuration: A wireless electronic-ink display device supported in packaging, and employing a power switching mechanism which operates to prevent leakage, drainage or discharge of the electro-chemical battery until a change in predetermined state of configuration occurs. The wireless electronic-ink based display device comprises (i) a power source module with an electro-chemical... Agent: Honeywell/perkowski Patent Services

20100177074 - Drive method of information display panel: A drive method of an information display panel, in which display media is sealed in a space between the substrates, at least one of which is transparent, and an electric field is applied to display media by application of a pulse voltage between electrodes provided each of the substrates opposed... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177078 - Dual-function light guide for lcd backlight: A light emitter/sensor includes a lamp, a light sensor, a light guide, and a light controller. The light guide has a pair of opposite ends and is optically-coupled to the lamp and the light sensor at one of the ends. The light guide is configured to convey light emitted from... Agent: Heenan Blaikie LLP

20100177076 - Edge-lit electronic-ink display device for use in indoor and outdoor environments: A wireless electronic-ink based display device for use in indoor and outdoor environments characterized by low and/or dynamic ambient lighting conditions. The wireless electronic-ink based display device has an ambient light level sensor for sensing ambient lighting conditions about the wireless electronic-ink based display device, and generating a drive control... Agent: Honeywell/perkowski Patent Services

20100177075 - Electroluminescent display devices: An active matrix LED display device uses optical feedback for controlling the pixel drive transistors (2). The LED display elements are controlled to provide a pulsed output, and the optical feedback element (66,68) is controlled cyclically such that, for constant illumination of the optical feedback element (66,68) during a cycle,... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100177077 - High-luminance frontlight assembly and related display systems: Systems and apparatus are provided for viewing a display element configured to reflect light rays incident on a surface of the display element. A microdisplay system comprises a display element having a reflective surface and a polarizer configured to absorb light rays of a first polarization and transmit light rays... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100177079 - Active device array substrates and liquid crystal display panels and liquid crystal displays thereof: Active device array substrates and liquid crystal display (LCD) panels and LCDs thereof are provided. In a representative device, a set of bias lines used for providing bias signals to storage capacitor of pixel units with a bright zone and a dark zone is provided on the active device array... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100177083 - Active-matrix type display device and an electronic apparatus having the same: A display device whose pixels being embedded with a memory is disclosed. These pixels each includes: a capacitor; a switching unit between the display unit and the capacitor, being turning on during the sampling period; and a voltage detecting circuit for detecting the voltage between the capacitor and the switching... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100177085 - Display device: In a driver circuit which controls the supply of charge to cells each of which can store a charge, the EMI (Electro Magnetic Interference) which occurs at the time of performing the charge sharing driving can be reduced. A preceding conduction means (SW13) which is controlled in response to a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100177081 - Display having rush current reduction during power-on: A display that has rush current reduction during power-on is provided. A display panel that displays an image includes a gate line and a data line. A voltage generator receives a supply voltage and outputs a gate-on voltage and a gate-off voltage to first and second output nodes, respectively. The... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100177080 - Electronic-ink signage device employing thermal packaging for outdoor weather applications: A wireless electronic-ink based display device employing thermal packaging for cold outdoor-weather applications, comprising a power source module, a processor, a RF transceiver, and a power management module mounted on the first side of a printed circuit board (PCB) structure, while an addressable electronic-ink based display module is mounted on... Agent: Honeywell/perkowski Patent Services

20100177082 - Gate driving circuit and display apparatus having the same: A gate driving circuit includes a shift register in which the stages are connected to each other one after another. An m-th stage includes a pull-up section outputting a high voltage of a first clock signal as a gate signal in response to a voltage of a first node, a... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100177086 - Image display device: An image display device for displaying an image by causing a light emitting element contained in each of a plurality of pixels that are arranged in a display area (SA) to emit light includes: power supply paths for supplying electric power to each of a plurality of partial areas, which... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100177084 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device has a crystal particle made of MgO single crystal where the cathode luminescence emission spectrum exhibits a desired characteristic, and displays an image by a driving method in the initializing period. The initializing period has the first half for applying the voltage, which gradually increases from... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100177088 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: A voltage of sustain electrodes (SU1 to SUn) is lowered from Ve1 to a ground potential at a time point t1 immediately before a first SF (sub-field). Then, a pulsed positive voltage Vd is applied to data electrodes (D1 to Dm) at a starting time point t2 of a setup... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100177087 - Shift register and organic light emitting display device using the same: A shift register is disclosed. The shift register has a plurality of stages dependently coupled to an input line of a start pulse and is driven by first, second and third clock signals respectively input to first, second and third input lines. The shift register includes a voltage controller to... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100177091 - Display apparatus and driving method thereof: A display apparatus includes a plurality of light sources which emit light beams, a plurality of optical waveguides which guide the light beams, a plurality of scanning lines which are arranged so as to intersect with the optical waveguides, a plurality of light output elements which, at intersections of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100177090 - Display device: A display device includes a plurality of scan lines that extend in a first direction and transfer a plurality of scan signals, a plurality of data lines that extend in a second direction intersecting the first direction and transfer data signals corresponding to input video signals, a plurality of sub-pixels... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100177089 - Gate driver and display driver using thereof: A gate driver for driving k pixel rows of a liquid crystal display panel, wherein k is a natural number greater than 1. The gate driver includes a shift register circuit and an output logic circuit. The shift register circuit outputs an ith first shift signal and a jth second... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100177093 - Image display device, portable terminal device, display panel and image display method using the same: A three-dimensional image/two-dimensional image display device includes a plurality of display pixels, and a lenticular lens for three-dimensional display. Each display pixel is consisted of M×N number of sub-pixels to be viewed from N view points. A pitch a of sub-pixels arranged in the longitudinal direction of ridge projection of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177092 - Transit view for a traffic report: A method and system for visually displaying views of current transit conditions are disclosed. A user selects a transit system (e.g., bus, train, ferry) and a rundown of views of the transit system to show in a traffic report. To more easily identify the transit system in the traffic report,... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC

20100177094 - Representation system: m

20100177095 - Geospatial modeling system for reducing shadows and other obscuration artifacts and related methods: A geospatial modeling system may include a geospatial model database having stored therein an initial three-dimensional (3D) model of a geographical area, and an initial image for the geographical area. The initial image may have actual shadow portions. The geospatial modeling system may also include a processor cooperating with the... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20100177097 - Image processor, image processing method, program, and information storage medium: There is provided an image processor that displays a shadow caused by an eyelid or the like on an eye of a character object without causing an unnatural feeling to a user while suppressing an increase of processing load. In the present invention, a shadow polygon (60) for representing a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177096 - Instruction folding mechanism, method for performing the same and pixel processing system employing the same: An instruction folding mechanism, a method for performing the instruction folding mechanism and a pixel processing system employing the instruction folding mechanism are described. The pixel processing system comprises an instruction folding mechanism and a pixel shader. The instruction folding mechanism folds a plurality of first instructions in a first... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100177098 - Image generation system, image generation method, and computer program product: An image generation system includes a communication section that receives drawn image data from each of a plurality of area processing units. Each of the plurality of area processing units performs a control process that controls an object positioned in a corresponding area among a plurality of areas formed by... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100177101 - Constellation graph record display device and its method: Septuplicate concentric semi circles are defined (S103). An intersection pk of kth straight line and kth circle is calculated (step S107). A point p (k−1) and a point are connected with a line segment (S109). In this case, a point p0 and a p1 are connected with a line segment... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC

20100177099 - Method and system of interaction of a computer system with a user: Method of interaction of a computer system with a user, including: a representation, in a display area (11), of a plurality of items of information each comprising a plurality of values, the representation being graphical representation (1111, 1121) in at least two dimensions along coordinate axes (161, 162); a display,... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100177100 - System and method for customized display of physiological parameters: A system includes a data repository on a bedside device, a networked device, or both, configured to receive at least one physiological parameter from each of a plurality of sources in a machine-dependent format and convert each physiological parameter received from the machine-dependent format into a machine-independent format. The bedside... Agent: Rader, Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100177102 - Incremental polygon triangulation for digital display: s

20100177103 - Constructing computer aided design models from procedurally defined curve and surface lofts: The advantageous embodiments provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for constructing a computer aided design model. User input is received that contains a callback function and a required accuracy. The callback function prescribes a procedurally defined geometry and the required accuracy specifies the degree of accuracy... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100177105 - Methods of and apparatus for processing graphics: In a tile-based graphics processor, primitive lists (bins) are prepared for 2×2 blocks of tiles 40. The processor also determines and stores for each primitive in a bin, distribution information indicating the distribution of the primitive within the set of tiles that the bin corresponds to. Thus a primitive 42... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye P.C.

20100177104 - Optimised methods of creating and rendering of a multimedia scene comprising at least one active object, without prior modification of the semantics and/or the format describing the scene: A method is provided for creating at least one multimedia scene intended to be restored on a mobile radio communication terminal. The multimedia scene includes a plurality of multimedia objects organized in the form of at least one scene description tree. Such a method includes the following steps: associating with... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100177106 - Arbitration circuit to arbitrate conflict between read/write command and scan command and display driver integrated circuit having the same: An arbitration circuit to arbitrate an issue between a read/write command and a scan command and a display driver integrated circuit including the arbitration circuit. The arbitration circuit includes a latch unit having a first latch circuit that latches and outputs a first signal related to a scan command and... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100177107 - Method for processing data, driving apparatus for performing the method and display appartus having the driving apparatus: A method for processing data includes; storing image data of a p-th frame, wherein p is a natural number, determining a display mode of the image data of the p-th frame based on the number of pulses of a data enable signal corresponding to the image data of the p-th... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100177108 - Image processing apparatus, image display apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: an image division section which divides input image data configuring one screen into N (N is an integer of 2 or more) image blocks; and N image processing sections which carry out image processings in parallel on every N image blocks, an ith (i is... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100177111 - Electronic device having display and method for controlling display brightness: An electronic device having a display unit, an indicator, an illuminance sensor and a controller is provided. The indicator is configured to be turned on for emitting light and to be turned off. The illuminance sensor is configured to sense ambient illuminance. The controller is connected to the display unit,... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100177114 - Image display device: An image display device includes: a display part, a measuring instrument, a determination unit, a detection unit, a decision unit, and a notification processing unit. The display part allows a user to visually recognize a display image by projecting an image light corresponding to the display image on an eye... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100177112 - Image processing device, its method and program, and display device: An image processing apparatus sequentially provides a display device with a plurality of image output including a first image, a second image set to become at least a part of an image that is not correlated with the first image when luminance values of pixels of the first image are... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100177110 - Method of fast coloring a polygon: A method of fast coloring a polygon for calculating areas of figures, the method comprising steps of resetting record values of all coordinate points to zero in the memory space; inputting the coordinate value of the ordered nodes defining the polygon into the memory space; connecting the nodes according to... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100177113 - Optical system and display: An optical system is provided, for example for use with a display device (1) to convert a flat image from the display device (1) to a non-flat image. The optical system comprises first and second spaced-apart partial reflectors (3, 5), at least one of which is non-flat. The reflectors (3,... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100177109 - System and method for monochromatic tinting using saturation maps: There are provided systems and methods for tinting an image by monochromatic tinting using saturation maps for use by an application providing a user interface supporting customizable tinted images. By using saturation map and a monochromatic value map derived from the image and configuring the saturation map to specify areas... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20100177115 - Method and system of cyclical screen rotation for near unity scaled printer video data: A method for enabling near unity scaling of printer video data to provide compensation for paper shrinkage caused during duplex printing. To achieve high quality image output, near neighbor interpolation may be used at very high resolutions. However, the insertion of extra interpolated subpixels may cause an edge transition to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC.

20100177117 - Contextual templates for modifying objects in a virtual universe: A computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for modifying object styles in a virtual universe. An object is rendered in accordance with a first contextual style template from a plurality of contextual style templates. The first contextual style template comprises first geometric and texture data to display the... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100177116 - Method and arrangement for handling non-textual information: A system for inserting emoticons into text may include capturing a facial expression of a communication device, generating representational data set corresponding to the captured facial expression, comparing the representational data set to a stored data set corresponding to a number of different emoticons, selecting one of the emoticons based... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100177118 - Path creation utility for image editor: Methods and apparatus for a path-creation utility for use within an image editor. In some embodiments, the image editor enables a user to create customized image content by overlaying one or more images (for example, text, shapes, icons, etc.) upon one or more background images. Once the user is satisfied... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100177119 - Method and system for rendering crossover images on hinged media: A system and method for laying out pages for rendering a crossover image on a hinged media. A position of a hinge within an image and/or a page design element that is to be rendered as a crossover image on the hinged media can be specified. An effective hinge position... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100177120 - System and method for stretching 3d/4d spatial hierarchy models for improved viewing: A system and method for spatially stretching visual interactive computer-based renderings of hierarchical 3D/4D object models is disclosed. Hierarchical 3D/4D object models are transformed into a stretchable structure. Utilizing user interface controls, a user manipulates and visually stretches the 3D/4D object model hierarchy to expose 3D/4D object model components for... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100177121 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a detection unit for detecting an angle of an operating body to a reference coordinate axis on a display screen and an execution unit for executing a predetermined processing in accordance with the angle of the operating body detected by the detection... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100177122 - Video-associated objects: A companion object to a media player, such as a video player, is responsive to an event associated with the video player. The event may be associated with the data stream displayed by the video player. The event may be associated with an object displayed by the video player. The... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys

20100177124 - Display device: The display device includes a display panel displaying images, a light source generating and supplying light to the display panel, and a unitary indivisible frame supporting the display panel and including the light source disposed therein. The frame includes a bottom surface, a plurality of sidewalls which each extend from... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100177126 - Display device and display device drive method: A display device is provided that includes a pixel that has a light emitting element that emits light in accordance with an amount of an electric current and a pixel circuits that controls, in accordance with a video signal, an electric current that is applied to the light emitting element,... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100177123 - Edge reproduction in optical scanning displays: When producing an image in an optical scanning device, such as an optical scanning device employing pulse width modulation, for example, edges are reproduced by illuminating, within a pixel through which an edge passes, an off-centered location towards the lighter illumination side of the edge. Such a technique reproduces an... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20100177125 - Electroluminescent pixel with efficiency compensation by threshold voltage overcompensation: In each pixel, a current-driven type light emitting element OLED, and a driving element T1 which controls an electric current to be supplied to the light emitting element in accordance with a data signal representing a target brightness, are provided. The mutual conductance of the driving element T1, or a... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100177127 - Led driving circuit, semiconductor element and image display device: An LED driving circuit driving an LED array includes: n constant-current driving elements having a vertical structure, each of which is connected to each of LED strings in series and drives the LED string with a constant current; n constant-current control circuits controlling on voltages of the constant-current driving elements... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.

20100177128 - Liquid-crystal-driving image processing circuit, liquid-crystal-driving image processing method, and liquid crystal display apparatus: To achieve the above object, the liquid-crystal-driving image processing circuit according to the present invention takes a difference between first decoded image data corresponding to the image in the current frame and second decoded image data corresponding to preceding-frame image data, selects either the image data of the current frame... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100177129 - Artifact reduction in optical scanning displays: When producing an image in an optical scanning device, such as an optical scanning device employing pulse width modulation, for example, a pixel or its adjacent pixels are illuminated over a period at least as a function of a sequence of illumination data. Such pixel or its adjacent pixels are... Agent: J. Lanny Tucker Patent Legal Staff

20100177130 - Apparatus and method for adjusting definition: In the specification and drawing an apparatus for adjusting definition is disclosed. The apparatus can separate the first set of pulses from the second set of pulses and modulate distinct definition signals. Moreover, a method for adjusting definition is also disclosed in specification and drawing.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

  
07/08/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100171680 - Distributed head-mounted display system: There is provided an electro-optical system, including at least two spaced-apart units, a head-mounted display (HIVID) unit, having a video signal source, a display source for displaying video signals from the display source, an optical module for projecting video signals from the display source into a user's eye, a driving... Agent: Snell & Wilmer LLP (oc)

20100171681 - Method and apparatus for displaying digital data: A rotary display device comprising one or more vertical arrays of light-emitting diodes (LEDs) are rotated and energized at a controlled rate so as to project a 360 degree floating image. The displayed images are viewable from all angles (i.e., 360 degrees). The LEDs and associated control electronics are rotated... Agent: Mark J. Pandiscio Pandiscio & Pandiscio, P.C.

20100171682 - Medical image display apparatus and computer readable medium: A medical image display apparatus is provided with improvement in operability in adding and correcting annotations and convenience for use. An annotation registration table for storing modality information, testing portion information, and annotation, which are correspondingly associated to each other, is prepared in advance in a memory. A CPU of... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100171683 - Secondary display integration in flexible display devices: A flexible display device (50, 51) employs a discontinuous frontplane (60, 64) and a continuous backplane (70, 74). The discontinuous frontplane (60, 64) includes a primary frontplane region (61), a secondary frontplane region (63), and a spatial frontplane region (62) spatially separating the primary frontplane region (61) and the secondary... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100171684 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device wherein a circuit pattern is formed on a substrate of one end of an address electrode of a plasma display panel, the circuit pattern is connected with a logic board assembly by a tape carrier package, and the tape carrier package is stably held. The plasma... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100171685 - Display device: To provide a high-performance and highly reliable display device with a high aperture ratio, including light-emitting elements, and a manufacturing method thereof, and a technique for manufacturing such a display device at a low cost with high productivity. A compensating circuit, a light-emitting element, a switch, and a transistor are... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100171686 - Expanded bit map display for mounting on a building surface and a method of creating same: An expanded bit map display (“EBMD”) (10) for displaying an image (14) and a method of creating such for mounting the EBMD (10) to a building surface (12) is provided. The EBMD (10) is a large-scale colored light display comprising a plurality of intelligent light fixtures (16) having a microprocessor... Agent: Hovey Williams LLP

20100171687 - Display device having slim border-area architecture and driving method thereof: A display device having slim border-area architecture is disclosed. The display device includes a substrate, a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of auxiliary gate lines and a driving module. The substrate includes a display area and a border area. The data lines, the gate... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100171688 - Driving method and apparatus of lcd panel, and associated timing controller: A timing controller of an LCD panel is provided. The timing controller, for controlling a plurality of source drivers and a plurality of gate drivers of the LCD panel, includes a data processing module for generating a data signal carrying image data and black data, and a control signal generating... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100171689 - Shift register and organic light emitting display device using the same: A shift register has a plurality of stages driven by first, second, and third clock signals. Each stage includes a first transistor coupled between a first power source and an output node, and having a gate electrode coupled to a first node, a second transistor coupled between the output node... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100171690 - Method for driving a light source and light source apparatus for performing the method: A light source apparatus includes light-emitting blocks, a local dimming control part and a light source driving part driving. The light-emitting blocks include a first-color light source which emits first-color light and a second-color light source which emits second-color light. The second-color light source includes a third-color chip and a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100171693 - Display control device, display control method, and program: A display control device includes a cabinet, a detection unit configured to detect an orientation of the cabinet, a display screen, and a display control unit configured to control display of the display screen in accordance with the orientation of the cabinet detected by the detection unit.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100171692 - Input device and display device: An input device and a display device are provided. The input device may receive object information, associated with an object displayed on a display device, from the display device, sense at least one motion of a user, analyze the at least one sensed motion of the user based on the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100171691 - Viewing images with tilt control on a hand-held device: A user interface suitable for use in cellular phones and personal digital assistants (PDAs), PC Tablets, as well as laptops, PCs, office equipment, medical equipment, or any other hand-held electronic device, that allows control of the image on the device display by tilting the device to either change the view... Agent: Ober Kaler C/o Royal W. Craig

20100171694 - Electronic apparatus with virtual data input device: An electronic apparatus with a virtual data input device includes a first body, a second body, a sensing plane, an image sensing module and a processor. A display is disposed on the second body. The sensing plane is disposed on the first body and configured for generating an initiating signal... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100171695 - Input apparatus, method and program: An input apparatus includes: an operation section operated by a user for generating a corresponding value corresponding to a motion of an image displayed on a screen of an image display section of an electronic apparatus; a detection section detecting a detection value for generating the corresponding value corresponding to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100171699 - Automatic orientation-based user interface for an ambiguous handheld device: An electronic device is provided that includes a user-interface feature, a detection mechanism and one or more internal components. The user-interface feature is configurable to have a selected orientation about one or more axes. The detection mechanism can detect orientation information about the electronic device. The one or more components... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20100171698 - Digital television and method of displaying contents using the same: A DTV and a method of displaying content using the same are provided. a DTV includes: a plurality of first and second display units physically isolated from each other; a communication unit configured to communicate with an external remote control; and a control unit configured to move a content between... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100171697 - Method of controlling view of stereoscopic image and stereoscopic image display using the same: A method of controlling a view of a stereoscopic image and a stereoscopic image display using the same are disclosed. The method of controlling a view of a stereoscopic image includes: detecting a position information of a viewer from an output of a sensor; changing parameters for rendering a viewing... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100171696 - Motion actuation system and related motion database: The claimed invention relates to an interactive system for recognizing a single or a series of hand motion of the user to control or create applications used in multimedia. In particular, the system includes a motion sensor detection unit (MSDU) 100 and a motion sensor interface (MSI) 110. More specifically,... Agent: Michael Best & Friedrich LLP

20100171700 - Method and apparatus for text entry: A method and apparatus for text input is provided. The method includes the steps of dividing the letters of a keyboard into a plurality of zones each zone including one or more letters and designating a jumper key associated with each of the plurality of zones from the letters in... Agent: Kessler Law And Consulting PLLC

20100171701 - Slim mouse: A slim mouse includes a mouse body, a battery box case, a wheel function module, multiple click buttons, a PCMCIA connecting part and a connecting frame. The mouse body includes a first receiving part, a first body fillister, a second receiving part and a second body fillister. The connecting frame... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100171702 - Soundless mouse: A soundless mouse includes a mouse base, a mouse case, a button, a scroll wheel, a magnetic element, a circuit board, a magnetoresistance sensor and a spring. When the button is clicked, the magnetic element is closed to the magnetoresistance sensor and the magnetoresistance sensor generates an enabling signal to... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100171703 - Imaging and navigation arrangement for controlling a cursor: A method for operating an optical pointing device involves capturing a plurality of arrays of data, representing light reflected from a surface to a two-dimensional array of photo detectors, processing at least some of the plurality of arrays of data to estimate movement of the surface during each of a... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100171706 - Information processor, user interface control method and program: Information processor 100 includes display 130, input part 120 which includes four direction keys for specifying up, down, left, and right directions respectively, and controller 110 which displays a virtual board and a focus indicating a currently selected block on display 140 and which moves the focus according to a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100171705 - Key pad and key pad assembly: Disclosed are a keypad and a keypad assembly for providing increased flexibility. The disclosed keypad includes a base film having button parts formed on the base film, a light guide layer into which light is guided, and electronic paper which is illuminated by light emitted from the light guide layer,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100171704 - Optoelectronic device for determining relative movements or relative positions of two objects: The present invention relates to an optoelectronic device for determining relative movements or relative positions of two objects, comprising a first object fixed relative to a frame of the device; a second object mounted in spaced relation to the first object and adapted for movement relative thereto; and a plurality... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.

20100171707 - Secondary key group layout for keyboard: A system and a method are disclosed for a configuration for layout of keys of a keyboard. In one embodiment, a keyboard configuration includes a set of keys having a first character value and a second character value. The set of keys is configured in a layout in which a... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100171712 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for manipulating a user interface object: In some embodiments, an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface displays a user interface object. The device detects a first contact and a second contact concurrently on the touch-sensitive surface. The device determines which contact of the first contact and the second contact is a topmost contact,... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100171714 - Electronic device inputting characters and method thereof: An electronic device and method for inputting characters in an electronic device partitions the touch panel of the electronic device into a display area and one or more input areas, and sets a corresponding input method for each input area. The system and method further receives input inputted by a... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100171710 - Electronic device with infrared touch input function: An electronic device with infrared touch input function is provided. The electronic device includes a display unit defining an signal display area; an infrared input device including a circuit board having two pairs of oppositely disposed sides defining an open area corresponding in size and shape to the signal display... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100171716 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus according to the present invention is provided which includes a display panel for displaying a plurality of objects, a plane area detection unit for detecting an operation tool positioned on the display panel and for detecting a plane area corresponding to the operation tool on the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100171718 - Method for manufacturing touch panel, touch panel, display device, and electronic apparatus: A method for manufacturing a touch panel including a substrate, a first electrode, and a second electrode, the first and second electrodes being formed on one side of the substrate in a plural numbers and extending in directions intersecting with each other, the method includes forming the first electrode and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100171717 - Optical interactive panel and display system with optical interactive panel: An optical interactive panel includes a cladding layer, a first waveguide array, a second waveguide array, a first set of image sensor, and a second set of image sensor. The cladding layer has a first index of refraction. The first waveguide array has first waveguide channels formed on the cladding... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100171713 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes displaying information on a touch-sensitive display, detecting a touch at location associated with the information, rendering an indicator and a cursor at a position within the information, detecting a moving touch associated with the indicator, and moving the cursor along the information as the indicator is moved.... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100171709 - Portable electronic device having touch screen and method for displaying data on touch screen: A portable electronic device having a touch screen, a memory and a controller is provided. The touch screen is configured to display a screen including an item to be operated on the touch screen. The memory is configured to store data of a relationship between the item and a reaction... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100171711 - Portable electronic device with touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device having a touch-sensitive display includes detecting a first touch on the touch-sensitive display, detecting a second touch on the touch-sensitive display while the first touch is maintained, selecting one of the first and second touches as a selected touch based on start... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100171715 - Tactile surface: In one or more embodiments, a device includes a surface and an actuator mechanism operably associated with the surface. The actuator mechanism is configured to provide tactile feedback to a user responsive to an electrical signal. In at least some embodiments, the actuator mechanism comprises a pair of spaced-apart substrates... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, P.s.

20100171708 - Touch-control structure for a flexible display device: A touch-control structure for a flexible display device is provided. The touch-control structure comprises a flexible display panel, at least one menu display area, a touch film and at least one sensing element. The flexible display panel comprises a visible surface. The menu display area is located on at least... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100171721 - User interface for stylus-based user input: Systems and methods for a user interface for stylus-based user input is described. In one aspect, a stylus-based user input is received. Responsive to receiving the input, a menu is displayed. The menu includes selectable items to allow a user, by selecting one of the selectable items, to direct the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100171719 - User interface system: The user interface system of one embodiment of the invention includes a sheet that defines a surface on one side and at least partially defines a first cavity and a second cavity on an opposite side; a fluid network coupled to the first and second cavities; a displacement device coupled... Agent: Schox PLC

20100171720 - User interface system: A user interface system of one embodiment includes a layer defining a surface; a substrate supporting the layer and at least partially defining a cavity; a displacement coupled to the cavity that expands the cavity, thereby deforming a particular region of the surface; and a touch sensor coupled to the... Agent: Schox PLC

20100171723 - Signal processing device of touch panel: There is offered a signal processing device of touch panel using an electrostatic capacity, which realizes improvement in noise tolerance and linear detection. An excitation pad, a first touch pad and a second touch pad are disposed on a substrate in a way that the excitation pad is interposed between... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100171722 - Touch panel device: A touch panel includes a transparent conductive layer, a closed-loop electrode member circled around the transparent conductive layer, and a signal-transferring layer separated from the transparent conductive layer. The signal-transferring layer includes a transmission trace and a pad. The respective pads are located at four comers of the display device.... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100171724 - Embedded type inductive input display device capable of increasing aperture ratio: An embedded type inductive input display device capable of increasing aperture ratios, that is realized through parallel-connecting at least two sensing devices of adjacent pixels separated by a gate line, and said sensing devices are connected to a switch transistor, such that said switch transistor is under control of said... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100171725 - Method of driving scan lines of flat panel display: A method of driving scan lines of a flat panel display uses a gate clock signal, a gate start signal, and an output enabling signal to generate gate signals turning on two scan lines at the same time. The gate clock signal has a first group of clocks and a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100171726 - Display panel: A display panel is disclosed, which includes a substrate, a shift register array, plural scan lines, a compensating circuit, a first repair line, and a second repair line. The shift register array having plural shift registers is disposed on a non-display area of the substrate. The scan lines connect to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100171727 - Output buffer circuit with enhanced slew rate: An output buffer circuit with enhanced slew rate is disclosed. A first and a second slew-rate enhancing transistor are configured to enhance the slew rate of the source transistor and the sink transistor of an output stage. A first control circuit and a second control circuit turn off the first... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100171730 - Display: A display (A) includes a light source unit (1) for illuminating a planar region and a plurality of filter elements arranged in a matrix. Each of the filter elements transmits light emitted from the light source unit (1) and having a wavelength lying within a predetermined range. The light source... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100171729 - Display module and lcd having the same: An embodiment provides a display module comprising: a first substrate comprising a red filter, a green filter, a blue filter, and a white filter; a second substrate disposed facing the first substrate and comprising a first switching device and a first transparent electrode being formed corresponding to a position where... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20100171728 - Gate drive circuit and display apparatus having the same: A gate drive circuit includes a plurality of stages connected one after another to each other. Each of the stages includes a charging section, a driving section, a discharging section, a holding section and a holding control section. The driving section pulls up a high level of a first clock... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100171733 - Image display device, control method for an image display device, and adjustment system for an image display device: It is aimed to provide a technology capable of stabilizing light-emitting luminance of an image display device. In order to achieve the above-mentioned object, an image display device includes a pixel circuit including a light-emitting element, a recognizing portion which recognizes a predicted value of a parameter on driving of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100171732 - Reference voltage generator: A reference voltage generator includes an output terminal, a load circuit connected between the output terminal and a ground voltage terminal, an output transistor connected between the output terminal and a power supply voltage terminal, a first constant current source connected between the output terminal and the power supply voltage... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100171731 - Source driver and drive method: A source driver according to an aspect of the present invention includes a vertical line counter that detects the number of pixels of a display panel in a vertical direction by a display signal used for display operation in the display panel, a bias circuit that adjusts bias current in... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100171734 - System and method for extending operating time of an electronic device: A system and method for extending operating time of an electronic device is disclosed. A battery power module provides power to a display module. A battery capacity detection module detects battery capacity of the battery power module. The pixels of the display module are then individually activated or deactivated according... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100171735 - Data driving circuit for flat display panel with partial mode and method for processing pixel data of partial window: A data driving circuit for a flat display panel with a partial mode and a method for processing pixel data of a partial window. The driving circuit includes an input register and a data collection circuit. When the driving circuit is in the partial mode, it determines whether to sequentially... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100171739 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device which includes a common electrode drive circuit having the single channel constitution which can miniaturize a circuit scale without increasing elements compared to a conventional display device. A display device includes a plurality of pixels and a common electrode drive circuit. The common... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100171737 - Driving circuit and display device including the same: The display device includes a driving circuit and a panel. The driving circuit is configured to generate a source output enable signal having at least one pulse during one horizontal scanning period in response to a mode signal and configured to generate a source driving signal by latching an image... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100171738 - Driving circuit and display device including the same: A driving method of a display device having a driving transistor and a display element, one source/drain region of the driving transistor connected to a power supply part, the other source/drain region connected to an anode electrode provided in the display element, the method includes the steps of: setting a... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100171736 - Plasma display panel and associated methods: A plasma display panel includes electrodes repeatedly disposed on a first substrate in an order of a sustain electrode, a scan electrode, a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, first barrier ribs disposed to overlap the sustain electrodes, and second barrier ribs disposed to overlap the scan electrodes and having... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100171741 - Image volume browser with variably adjustable orientation measurement: A method, a monitor control module and system are disclosed for displaying a medical image from a volume dataset on a monitor of a computer-aided device, whereby, in addition to the image a number of orientation images from the volume dataset are to be displayed. In at least one embodiment,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100171740 - Visualizing region growing in three dimensional voxel volumes: Visualizing region growing in 3D voxel volumes relates to generating a 3D scene having a plurality of voxels for representing a volume data set of seismic data collected from the oilfield, defining a segmentation algorithm for segmenting the volume data within the 3D scene, the segmentation algorithm comparing a pre-determined... Agent: Schlumberger Information Solutions

20100171742 - Method and apparatus for information gathering and display: Graphical variable indicators convey information gleaned from data gathered from a user interface or storage. In an example embodiment, a polygon drawn from values of the respective variable indicators conveys the information. In a medical implementation, the polygon drawn from patent related data quickly and easily conveys the status of... Agent: David Henn, Attorney

20100171743 - Sound pickup apparatus: A sound pickup apparatus capable of submitting an optimum sound pickup environment to the user in a more easily understandable manner is implemented. A sound output-pickup function apparatus 1 is placed at a predetermined position and connected to a PC 2 by a USB cable 300. When a user 900... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100171744 - Oscillating device, optical scanning device using the same, image display apparatus, and control method of the oscillating device: Provided is an oscillating device, which can adjust the oscillation angle and the phase of a movable plate easily with a simple constitution. A light scanning device acting as the oscillating device comprises a mirror element for oscillating the movable plate having a mirror film, a control circuit having a... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100171745 - Multi view variability modeling system: Disclosed is a variability modeling system for product lines, and in particular software product lines. The system provides for a number of views, each view modeling features relevant to only a particular class of viewer. Said views may include a project management view, a behavioural view, a feature dependency and... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper LLP (us)

20100171746 - Image data processing method and image display system: An image data processing method for an image display system, includes: providing the image display system with an image display device, an information processing device, and a transfer section; obtaining a transfer ratio; setting a plurality of pixel data extraction blocks to the image data; comparing present frame data and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100171747 - Ddc communication module: Provided is a display data channel (DDC) communication module reading and storing extended display identification data (EDID) of a display device and providing the stored EDID to a host device. The DDC communication module includes: a serial electrically erasable and programmable read only memory (EEPFROM) in which the EDID is... Agent: Nixon Peabody LLP

20100171748 - Motion desktop: A motion desktop, including a moving image, may be presented on a display screen of a processing device. Foreground items such as, for example, icons and associated text, or other information, may appear on a surface of the motion desktop. In embodiments consistent with the subject matter of this disclosure,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100171749 - Driving apparatus of display and over driving method thereof: An over driving method for a display is disclosed. The steps of the method mentioned above includes the following. A power saving parameter is set equal to an initial value, a current frame data is received, and a previous frame data is read from a memory. Afterward, the power saving... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100171751 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device capable of displaying an image selected by a user for a certain period of time without interruption even when power consumption to be used to completely display the image exceeds a remaining capacity of a battery, and a method of driving the same. The display device includes... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100171752 - Method and apparatus for driving electrophoretic display: An ElectroPhoretic Display (EPD) for changing a display is provided. An apparatus having the EPD applies a driving voltage with a periodic pulse to first color particles for a voltage applying period of the first color particles if a current temperature is below a predetermined temperature. The apparatus applies a... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100171750 - Method and device for generating a complexity vector for at leat one part of an svg scene, and method and testing device for testing a playback suitability of at least part of an svg scene on device: A complexity vector representing a complexity of at least part of an SVG scene is generated based on a complexity variable associated with at least one element of a DOM tree of the SVG scene. The playback suitability of at least part of an SVG scene is tested for a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100171753 - Apparatus and method for controlling display of an electronic device: A method and apparatus for controlling display of an electronic device are provided. The method includes selecting a specific area of a screen by a user, and switching a display on/off status of the selected specific area of a screen. Wherein, the switching of the display on/off status comprises determining... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100171754 - Converting digital ink to shapes and text: A shape expressed using digital ink is recognized and a beautified shape is inserted into a document in a native document format. A user interface (“UI”) control is displayed adjacent to the beautified shape which, when selected, will display selectable items for modifying the beautified shape. Insertion of the beautified... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100171755 - Collaborative mapboard system: The present invention provides a system for sharing mapped information between multiple maps, including maps in different media states, in an accurate fashion. The system comprises a transparent overlay for transferring the mapped information, an alignment device for consistently aligning the displayed maps relative to the transparent overlay, and a... Agent: Baker & Daniels LLP

20100171756 - Dynamic location-based mapping system and method: A graphical mapping system configured to display mapping information on a handheld device is disclosed. The system includes an image map database configured to store map data for a plurality of geographic areas, which is useful for generating graphical maps. The system further includes a vector map database configured to... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20100171758 - Method and system for generating augmented reality signals: Embodiments consistent with the present disclosure provide method and systems for providing customized augmented reality data comprising. The method includes Some embodiments consistent with the present disclosure provide a method for providing customized augmented reality data. The method includes receiving geo-registered sensor data including data captured by a sensor and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner, L.L.P.

20100171757 - Referencing a map to the coordinate space of a positioning system: Methods and apparatus are provided for referencing a map to the coordinate space of a positioning system, such as a GPS system. For each of a number of real-world positions (X1, X2, X3), the location (LP1, LP2, LP3) of the real-world position in a coordinate space of the map, is... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100171760 - Method and apparatus for presenting overlay images: A method and system for displaying overlay images on top of base images on a digitally-controlled display device. If the overlay image comprises an area at which only the values of the base image are to be displayed, the area or part thereof is indicated, and pixels of the overlay... Agent: Troutman Sanders LLP 5200 Bank Of America Plaza

20100171759 - Multi-layer image composition with intermediate blending resolutions: Providing high frame rate image rendering using multiple image layers per frame. A plurality of image layers having different resolutions are arranged in order of increasing resolution. Beginning with the image layer having the lowest resolution, the image layer is upsampled to a resolution of a next image layer having... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100171765 - Digital television and method of displaying contents using the same: A DTV and a method of displaying content using the same are provided. The DTV includes: a plurality of display units physically isolated from each other; and a control unit configured to, if a predetermined first event has occurred, move a content displayed on the first display unit among the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100171761 - Graphics display system with anti-flutter filtering and vertical scaling feature: A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip includes a single polyphase filter that preferably provides both anti-flutter filtering and scaling of graphics. Anti-flutter filtering may help... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100171762 - Graphics display system with anti-flutter filtering and vertical scaling feature: A graphics integrated circuit chip is used in a set-top box for controlling a television display. The graphics chip processes analog video input, digital video input, and graphics input. The chip includes a single polyphase filter that preferably provides both anti-flutter filtering and scaling of graphics. Anti-flutter filtering may help... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20100171764 - Image zooming device and image zooming method: An image zooming method for adjusting an image in a monitor display area includes the steps of setting at least one focus region in the image in the monitor displaying area; obtaining a focus center in accordance with the focus region; setting a zooming rate of the image; obtaining a... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100171763 - Organizing digital images based on locations of capture: Methods, apparatuses, and systems for organizing digital images based on locations of capture. On a small scale map of a geographic region that is displayed on a device, an object representing digital media items associated with a location in the geographic region are displayed. In response to receiving an input... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100171766 - Apparatus and method for magnifying an image: An apparatus for magnifying an image. The apparatus comprises magnification means arranged to magnify part of the image, to form a magnified image portion and an unmagnified image portion. Said magnified and unmagnified image portions together contain all the image information contained within the image. At least part of the... Agent: Klarquist Sparkman, LLP

20100171767 - Method for displaying information in a motor vehicle, and information system: In a method for displaying information in a motor vehicle, including a display device having a display with which different content may be displayed as a function of the viewing angle, basic information is shown for a first viewing angle and a second viewing angle, and in addition to the... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100171773 - Circuit arrangement and actuation method for semi-conductor light sources: A circuit arrangement for driving semiconductor light sources is provided. The circuit arrangement may include video electronics, which are configured to generate a timing signal and an image value table; a driver circuit, which comprises a digital and an analogue part, and a semiconductor light source module, which can contain... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr

20100171769 - Display apparatus and method for driving the same: A display apparatus according to an aspect of the invention includes a first scanning line disposed in a first direction, a second scanning line disposed to accompany the first scanning line, and a first signal line crossing the first and second scanning lines. The display apparatus also includes a first... Agent: Masao Yoshimura, Chen Yoshimura LLP

20100171774 - Display device: A display device is disclosed having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, in which a current driven light-emitting element is provided for each pixel, and current supplied to each light-emitting element is controlled based on input image data for each pixel for achieving display, the display device, includes... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100171770 - Display device, picture signal processing method, and program: Provided is a display device including a display unit having luminescence elements that individually becomes luminous depending on a current amount. The luminescence elements are arranged in a matrix pattern. The display device includes an adjustment signal generator for generating an adjustment signal for adjusting an effective duty regulating a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100171772 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device and a driving method thereof are provided. The LCD device includes a display panel including pixel units, a data driving circuit, and a gate driving circuit. The gate driving circuit provides a first gate off voltage to one pixel unit of the pixel units... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100171771 - Method and apparatus for driving light emitting elements for projection of images: A light source sequentially emits lights generated by at least three light emitting elements each emitting a different primary color to generate an image. Each light emitting element has a duty cycle in a lighting period, which may be an image frame period. A sequence scheme is provided for alternatingly... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100171768 - Moving particle display device: A display device and a method for driving the display device is disclosed. The display device comprises drive circuitry (35) and a plurality of pixels (PIX1, PIX2, PIX3, PIX4, PIX5, PIX6) having movable charged particles (116). The drive circuitry is configured to apply control signals to the pixels to move... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100171775 - Transflective liquid crystal display device: An IPS-mode transflective LCD device includes an array of pixels each including a reflective region and a transmissive region juxtaposed. The reflective region operates in a normally-white mode, and the transmissive region operates in a normally-black mode. A common data signal is supplied to the reflective region and transmissive region,... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20100171776 - Picture display device: A picture display device including a picture display section for projecting an input picture signal; a light source for visualizing a picture in the picture display section; a moving picture detecting section for outputting a scanning line movement determination signal for every scanning line based on a movement amount of... Agent: Ratnerprestia

  
07/01/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. category listing

20100164836 - Digital photo album, digital book, digital reader: A digital photo album includes, in one embodiment, a digital viewing unit for viewing digital media and a storage location for housing digital media viewable on the digital viewing unit.... Agent: Myers Wolin, LLC

20100164837 - Electric device and display panel thereof: An electronic device and a display panel thereof are provided. The electronic device includes a first display panel and a casing. The first display panel has a first displaying part and a second displaying part. The first display panel includes a first bending mechanism which is disposed between the first... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100164838 - Display device: A display device for transmitting, over a general purpose data network, graphical data to a remote device, the display device comprising a framebuffer memory for storing the graphical data; and a network interface for maintaining two-way network transmission of graphical data to and from the display device and operable to... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20100164839 - Peer-to-peer dynamically appendable logical displays: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes an apparatus that includes memory to store application window images of applications running thereon and a composite display generator to generate a composite display based on at least some of the application window images stored in the memory and any application window... Agent: Ryder, Lu, Mazzeo And Konieczny, LLC C/o Cpa Global

20100164840 - Head-mounted display: Provided is a head mount display of a type of being attached to eyeglasses. The head mount display (1) includes a case (10) incorporating a display and free-form surface prisms (20). A nose pad (30) is attached to the case (10) of the head mount display (1). The head mount... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP

20100164841 - Led display device for displaying pattern on rotatable object by light-scanning: An LED display device for displaying a pattern on a rotatable object by light-scanning; wherein when the rotating object rotates with a high speed, the pattern will display; the device comprising: a display device for displaying at least one pattern; the display device being fixed without rotation in operation; the... Agent: Wan-hsiang Huang

20100164842 - Organic luminescent display device: Organic luminescent elements forming an R sub-pixel, a G sub-pixel, and a B sub-pixel are formed of lower electrodes (3, 4, and 5), hole-transporting layers (7, 8, and 11), luminescent layers (9, 12, and 14), electron-transporting layers (10, 13, and 15), and an upper electrode (16), and each of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100164844 - Pixel array layout: A pixel array layout includes a substrate, a plurality of scan lines disposed on the substrate, a plurality of data lines disposed on the substrate, a plurality of pixel units disposed on the substrate, and a pre-discharge conductive layer. Each of the pixel units is electrically connected to at least... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100164843 - Removable system management information display: A display system is disclosed for an information system component that includes a case with a first connector. The display system comprises a housing, a screen mounted on the housing and configured to display information, a control mounted on the housing for controlling an aspect of operation of the screen,... Agent: Gateway, Inc. Attn: Patent Attorney

20100164845 - Modulation apparatus and image display apparatus: A differential data array group, which have at least a plurality of pairs of a differential data to transmit a serial signal, includes difference absolute value data having a plurality of bits to represent an absolute value obtained by converting gray scale level data of red, green and blue to... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100164846 - Plasma display panel device: A plasma display panel (PDP) device includes: a PDP including a plurality of panel electrodes; a driving circuit to generate a drive signal to drive the panel; and a flexible printed circuit (FPC) positioned between the panel and a driving board with the driving circuit implemented thereon and transferring the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100164847 - Display device and driving method thereof: In a display device, the anode voltage of an organic light emitting element is periodically reset. The control terminal of a driving transistor is periodically reset, and an input data voltage is connected to the control terminal through an input terminal and an output terminal of the driving transistor. As... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100164848 - Liquid crystal-containing composition and liquid crystal display device using the same: A liquid crystal-containing composition includes a cholesteric liquid crystal and a microcapsule wall that encapsulates the cholesteric liquid crystal, the microcapsule wall includes at least one material selected from polyurethane and polyurea, and the content of the microcapsule wall with respect to 100 parts by weight of the cholesteric liquid... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100164849 - Liquid crystal display device for improving color washout effect: A liquid crystal display device for improving color washout problem is disclosed in the present invention, in which storage capacitors of two sub-pixels of a pixel are electrically connected to a next scan line and a next scan line of the next scan line, respectively, in order for utilizing driving... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100164850 - Liquid display panel driving method: A liquid display panel driving method to drive a plurality of pixels of a liquid display panel in a frame period comprising a plurality of data input intervals is provided. Each pixel comprises first and second capacitors coupled to a first and second common electrode respectively. The liquid display panel... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100164851 - Liquid crystal display and pixel unit thereof: One embodiment of the invention is to provide a pixel unit coupled to a data line, a first scan line, and a second scan line. The pixel unit comprises a first sub-pixel unit and a second sub-pixel unit. The first sub-pixel unit comprises a first switching device coupled to the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100164853 - Data transmission apparatus: A data transmission apparatus may include a delay locked loop for generating multi-phase clock signals synchronized to an input clock signal. A clock selector may select the multi-phase clock signals in response to a selection signal. A modulation controller may generate the selection signal using the input clock signal and... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164852 - Liquid crystal display device: Disclosed herein is a liquid crystal display device in which an image can be correctly seen even though a screen is rotated. The liquid crystal display device includes a storage unit for storing a plurality of screen change signals, and a timing controller for dividing image data of one horizontal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100164854 - Gate drive circuit, display device having the same and method of manufacturing the gate drive circuit: A gate drive circuit includes a shift register having stages connected to each other in series. An (m)-th stage (‘m’ is a natural number) includes an output part, a discharging part, a first holding part and a second holding part. The output part outputs the first clock signal as a... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100164855 - Backlight control method for liquid crystal panel and related liquid crystal display: A backlight control method for an LCD panel is disclosed, and includes steps of dividing the LCD panel into a plurality of backlight areas; configuring an expanding area and a weighted area for each backlight area of the plurality of backlight areas; and determining backlight intensity of each backlight area... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100164858 - Control circuit for light-emitting element: A control circuit generates a driving signal for driving a light-emitting element. An external synchronization oscillator receives a synchronization clock signal from an external circuit, and generates an external synchronization cyclic signal synchronously with the clock signal. An internal oscillator generates an internal cyclic signal having a predetermined frequency asynchronously... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100164857 - Displaying device, terminal of displaying device, and display method: A displaying device, a terminal of the displaying device, and a display method are provided. The displaying device includes: a calculating unit, configured to calculate the active display area that shows the interface content and calculate an image area occupied by a display interface; a creating unit, configured to create... Agent: Futurewei Technologies, Inc. Ipr & Standards Department

20100164856 - Field sequential display with overlapped multi-scan driving and method thereof: A field sequential display method with overlapped multi-scan driving applied in a Field Sequential Display and device thereof includes turning on LEDs of one color in each of a plurality of blocks of a backlight module sequentially, and writing the image data of the color into pixels of the block... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100164859 - Frame, liquid crystal display employing the frame, and method for manufacturing the frame: An exemplary frame includes sidewalls and rims extending substantially perpendicularly from the sidewalls, respectively. The rims are arranged end to end in turn, thereby defining an opening therebetween. The sidewalls are portions of a single bent metallic strip with two ends thereof connected together. A liquid crystal display employing the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100164860 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (100A) includes: a backlight (30a) with a curved emitting surface; and an LCD panel (10a), of which the surface that receives light emitted from the backlight and the surface that transmits light to conduct a display operation both have substantially the same degree of curvature... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100164864 - Direction controlling system and method of an electronic device: A direction controlling system and method of an electronic device provides a fingerprint identification device for a user to touch. The electronic device captures a fingerprint template image of a finger. When the finger moves on the fingerprint identification device, the electronic device captures a sequence of fingerprint images of... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100164861 - Image system capable of switching programs corresponding to a plurality of frames projected from a multiple view display and method thereof: An image system includes a multiple view display for displaying a plurality of frames simultaneously. The plurality of frames only can be viewed at different visible ranges respectively. The image system further includes a executing program means for inputting an executing program command, and a control means coupled to the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100164865 - Information providing system and information providing method: An information providing system includes a display unit installed in a table and having on the table, a display screen that displays an image of a product; a detecting unit that detects placement of an object at the position of the displayed image; and a display control unit that causes... Agent: Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100164863 - Systems, software, apparatus and methods for managing out-of -home displays: Systems, methods, apparatus, and software for monitoring and managing out-of-home (“OOH”) displays are provided. In one aspect, a system for monitoring an OOH display includes an OOH display device configure to display content to at least one subject. An interaction detector is configured to detect at least one interaction between... Agent: David P. Lentini

20100164862 - Visual and physical motion sensing for three-dimensional motion capture: A system includes a visual data collector for collecting visual information from an image of one or more features of an object. The system also includes a physical data collector for collecting sensor information provided by at one or more sensors attached to the object. The system also includes a... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20100164866 - Handheld electronic device, cursor positioning sub-system and method employing cursor scaling control: A track ball cursor positioning sub-system is employed by a handheld electronic device including an operating system and a plurality of applications having a plurality of predetermined scaling values. The cursor positioning sub-system includes a track ball cursor positioning device adapted to output a plurality of device pulses, and a... Agent: Rim

20100164867 - Microcontroller human interface using remote printf/scanf: A first microcontroller running an application with input-output is coupled through a serial communication channel to a second microcontroller running a human interface display and keyboard. The aforementioned first microcontroller sends a C-language printf( )-like format string and raw binary data variables to the aforementioned second microcontroller, which converts this... Agent: Gerald John (jack) Lipovski

20100164868 - Mouse with adjustable button activating pressure: A mouse with adjustable button activating pressure includes a body, two circuit boards, two switch sets and at least one adjusting means. The body is provided with two adjacent buttons. The two switch sets are provided in the body and electrically connected to the corresponding circuit board to correspond to... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100164870 - Key sheet: Provided is a key sheet which has a soft touch feeling and in which elaborate and highly visible display portions can be provided. In a key sheet including: a translucent base sheet; and a soft-feel layer which is laminated on a front surface side of the base sheet, includes a... Agent: Tomoko Nakajima Cermak Nakajima LLP

20100164869 - Virtual keyboard structure of electric device and data inputting method thereof: A virtual keyboard structure of an electronic device includes a projection module, two vibration sensors, a storage module, and a processor. The projection module is used for projecting a virtual keyboard having virtual keys. The two vibration sensors are used for detecting a center of vibration when the virtual keyboard... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100164872 - Dual-mode mobile communication device: A dual-mode mobile communication device is provided including a device housing having a front surface, a rear surface and a plurality of side surfaces coupling the front surface to the rear surface. The dual-mode device includes a transceiver for sending and receiving voice and data communications is integrated into the... Agent: Docket Clerk Kelly-krause

20100164871 - Portable electronic apparatus and control method thereof: Portable electronic apparatus includes a display unit (ELD); a first sensor element group (G1) having a plurality of sensor elements (L1-L4) for detecting a contact and arranged continuously around the display unit side by side; a switch element formed where the first sensor element group is arranged; and a control... Agent: Hogan & Hartson L.L.P.

20100164874 - Backlight module and related manufacturing method and operation interface: A backlight module for an operation interface of a portable electronic device is disclosed. The operation interface includes at least one keypad. The backlight module includes a light guide film including at least one hole corresponding to the at least one keypad, a backlight board installed in the bottom of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100164873 - Optoelectronic device for determining relative movements or relative positions of two objects: The present invention relates to an optoelectronic device (100) for determining relative movements or relative positions of two objects, comprising a first object (10) fixed relative to a frame (1) of the device; a second object (20) mounted in spaced relation to the first object (10) and adapted for movement... Agent: Tarolli, Sundheim, Covell & Tummino L.L.P.

20100164875 - Push-button switch assembly arrangement: The invention relates to a push-button switch assembly arrangement, including a plurality of push-button switch assemblies with a base body, each of them having an OLED display connected via first wiring to a corresponding local control unit adapted for controlling the selective turning on/off of the OLED, the local control... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100164893 - Apparatus and method for controlling particular operation of electronic device using different touch zones: An electronic device has a graphical user interface (GUI) such as a touch screen and a physical user interface (PUI) such as a touch pad. A first touch zone in the GUI is disposed adjacently and symmetrically to a second touch zone in the PUI. The touch zones may receive... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100164895 - Apparatus and method for performing scroll function in portable terminal: An apparatus is provided for performing a scroll function in a portable terminal, in which a touch screen displays a list divided into a plurality of sections, a memory stores a scroll function established for each of the plurality of sections, and a controller locates a focus on a particular... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100164896 - Capacitive touch panel, manufacturing method therefor and liquid crystal display apparatus provided with the touch panel: A capacitive touch panel having a structure where at least a transparent conductive film and a dielectric layer are laminated onto a transparent substrate, and a member for position detection comprising at least a wiring portion for position detection along with a electrodes for position detection is arranged at said... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100164898 - Channel scan logic: A device that can autonomously scan a sensor panel is disclosed. Autonomous scanning can be performed by implementing channel scan logic. In one embodiment, channel scan logic carries out many of the functions that a processor would normally undertake, including generating timing sequences and obtaining result data; comparing scan result... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100164876 - Data input device: A data input device comprising a data input interface comprising user selectable zones arranged to define one or more fixed points, each of the fixed points being a point around which three or more of the zones are arranged. The device is arranged to associate a sequential selection of zones... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100164888 - Display device: There is provided a device with a part or a whole of a housing thereof having flexibility. The device includes a display unit; a detection unit that detects a bent portion of the display device; and a display switching unit that switches display content of the display unit according to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100164885 - Display device provided with touch panel and method for manufacturing the display device: In a touch panel display device, adhesive means is formed by a plurality of strip-shaped members, which are provided between a display device and a touch panel so as to extend along the peripheries thereof, and so that at least a pair of adjoining ones of the members are arranged... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100164886 - Electronic apparatus and input control method: According to an embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a first pointing device and a second pointing device, a first detection module configured to detect a first operation of the first pointing device, a second detection module configured to detect a second operation of the second pointing device, and a controller... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100164887 - Electronic apparatus and input control method: According to one embodiment, an electronic apparatus includes a touch pad, a detection module configured to detect a plurality of positions which are pointed on the touch pad, a determination module configured to determine whether a specific function is assigned to a combination of the plurality of positions, and a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100164891 - Gesture recognition method and touch system incorporating the same: A gesture recognition method includes detecting multiple pointers in close proximity to a touch surface to determine if the multiple pointers are being used to perform a known gesture. When the multiple pointers are being used to perform a known gesture, executing a command associated with the gesture. A touch... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100164882 - Hand-held electronic device and operating method thereof: The invention discloses a hand-held electronic device and an operating method thereof. The hand-held electronic device includes a casing, a display module, a virtual keypad module, a sensing module, and a control module. The display module is disposed in the casing. The virtual keypad module is used for generating a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec

20100164890 - Input device for flexible display device and manufacturing method thereof: A flexible input device having a bendability and an electrode that may be formed using a printing process is provided. The input device comprises a flexible and transparent substrate and a printed electrode on the substrate.... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100164892 - Inputting apparatus: An inputting apparatus including: a detecting portion which detects a movement of an input object; a first judging section which judges that the movement of the detected input object is a first-directional movement in which the input object is moved in a first direction, and that the movement of the... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100164894 - Method for generating a vibration and a portable terminal using the same: The present invention relates to a method for generating a vibration and a portable terminal using the same. The method includes displaying a coordinate for generating a vibration pattern, displaying, on the coordinate, a line image according to an input of the portable terminal user, generating a vibration pattern corresponding... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100164880 - Method of converting touch pad into touch mode or number-key and/or hot-key input mode: The present invention is to provide a method for converting a touch pad into a touch mode or a number-key and/or hot-key input mode, which is applicable to a touch pad including a main control unit and at least one mode conversion key. The main control unit automatically turns on... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100164877 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for providing a personalizable user interface: An apparatus for providing a personalizable user interface may include a processor. The processor may be configured to receive a drawing input at a touch screen display, determine whether the drawing input corresponds to a stored graphic element that is associated with a function, and initiate the function in response... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100164889 - Multiple electrode touch sensitive device: Two different sets of electrodes in a touch sensitive device are formed to produce an electric field gradient from one end of the electrodes to the other end when opposite ends of the electrodes are driven with different voltages. A signal measuring cycle is performed by alternately driving the ends... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100164879 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a touch-sensitive display includes displaying a keyboard on the touch-sensitive display. A key of the keyboard is associated with at least two characters. Confirmation of selection is detected and a plurality of touch locations on the touch-sensitive display are detected. At least one of the plurality... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100164884 - Touch display panel and liquid crystal display: An LCD and a touch display panel that can be integrated in the LCD are provided. The touch display panel comprises an active device matrix substrate that includes multiple sensing lines disposed on multiple data lines correspondingly and arranged parallel thereto, and multiple sensing devices formed on multiple scan lines.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100164883 - Touch panel display device and driving method thereof: A touch panel display device and a driving method thereof are disclosed. The touch panel display device and the driving method thereof sense illumination of external light using a photo-sensor formed on a touch panel, and control a PWM duty of a light source suited to each mode when the... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100164881 - Touch panel structure: A touch panel structure is provided. The touch panel structure comprises a cover glass, a first transparent electrode and a light shielding element. The cover glass has a touch surface, a sensing surface corresponding to the touch surface, wherein the sensing surface is defined with a center area and a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100164878 - Touch-click keypad: A method includes detecting a short movement of a pointing device on a touch sensitive area of a display; presenting a menu of functions on the display and enabling at least one function on the menu for activation in response to detecting the short movement; and detecting a short press... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100164897 - Virtual keypad systems and methods: Accordingly, a virtual keypad system for inputting text is provided. A virtual keypad system includes a remote controller having at least one touchpad incorporated therein and divided into a plurality of touch zones. A display device is in data communication with the remote controller and is operable to display a... Agent: Gregory A. Stobbs

20100164901 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel with particular conductive pattern design reduces the mutual interference between the upper and lower electrode and perform three-dimensional capacitance detection and double-faced detection, and may be applied in large dimension touch panel with high sensitivity.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100164900 - Capacitive touch sensing assembly: A capacitive touch sensing assembly is a plate body assembled by a first and second substrate glued by a gluing layer. The first and second substrates are insulated transparent thin plates, and the gluing layer is an insulated transparent adhesive. On an upper surface of the first substrate, a capacitive... Agent: Teh-zheng Lin

20100164904 - Control signal input device and method using dual touch sensor: A control signal input device and a control signal input method are provided. A control signal input device, includes a first touch sensor unit to output a first sensing signal in response to a first touch, a second touch sensor unit to output a second sensing signal in response to... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100164903 - Electrophoresis display device: An electrophoresis display device adapted to prevent sensing errors and to reduce electric power consumption is disclosed. The electrophoresis display device includes a thin film transistor array substrate and an ink film. The thin film transistor array substrate includes a sensor configured to generate a sensing signal, and an output... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100164899 - Matrix resistive touch device: A matrix resistive touch device includes a first substrate, a spacer layer, and a second substrate. The first substrate is used for detecting a position of an input point in a first direction. The second substrate is used for detecting the position of the input point in a second direction.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100164905 - Method of improved computation of touch coordinates for four-wire resistive touch screens: A method for calculating coordinates and touch pressure on a four-wire resistive touch screen includes applying a voltage gradient across a flexible resistive sheet in a touch screen and measuring the voltage where the screen comes in contact with another screen via analog to digital couplings to the other screen.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100164902 - Touch panel with parallel electrodes: The disclosure discloses a touch panel with parallel electrodes. The parallel electrodes mainly include a pair of parallel electrodes in x-axis and a pair of parallel electrodes in y-axis, further forming a ring structure by means of a series connection of eight corner resistances. The ring structure is the improvement... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100164906 - Display panel, module, and electronic device: A display panel, ensuring high photo-detection accuracy in a region near a frame area, is provided. The display panel includes: image display elements disposed in an effective display area of a display screen; a light-shielding layer disposed in a frame area around the effective display area; and photo-detection elements disposed... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100164907 - Stylus and electronic device using the same: A stylus includes a tube body, a touch end connected to the tube body, an inflatable balloon enwrapping the tube body such that the tube body and the balloon cooperatively define a sealed chamber, and an inflating mechanism for inserting gas into the sealed chamber to inflate the balloon and... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100164908 - Dual-mode rotatable input device: Embodiments related to dual mode rotatable input devices that permit both resistive and non-resistive rotation are disclosed. One embodiment comprises a stationary hub, a rotatable member rotatable around the stationary hub, and a resistive rotation mechanism forming an interface between the stationary hub and the rotatable member. The resistive rotation... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100164909 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus including: a sensor; a motion pattern detector configured to detect a given motion pattern from a measurement result by the sensor; a controller configured to perform a control operation associated with the given motion pattern if the given motion pattern is detected by the motion pattern... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100164910 - Image display apparatus: An image display device is provided with a display section (10) for displaying a two-dimensional image on a screen; a microlens array board (22), which is arranged in an optical path of display light constituting the two-dimensional image, and transmits the display light to display an actual image of the... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100164912 - Information code reading apparatus and reading method: An object of the present invention is to provide a method and device for reading an information code in which an information code displayed on a display can be read without increasing the circuit size of the display device. To read the information code displayed on the display in a... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100164911 - Photosensitive resist composition for color filters for use in electronic paper display devices: The present invention relates to a photosensitive resist composition comprising a colorant. More specifically, it relates to a photosensitive resist composition which is advantageously used for the production of a color filter for use in electronic paper displays devices, color image pick-up elements and the like.... Agent: Basf Performance Products LLC Patent Department

20100164917 - Display panels: Display panels capable of eliminating reliability issues due to high switching frequency. The display panel comprises a data driver outputting first, second, third and fourth data signals in sequence through a data line, a scan driver outputting first and second scan signals in sequence through first and second scan lines... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100164913 - Display system, source driving apparatus and method of black insertion thereof: A display system, a source driving apparatus, and a method of black insertion are provided. The apparatus includes a data channel, a black-insertion-data line, a first and a second selector. In a first period, the first selector electrically connects the data channel to a first data line in a display... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100164915 - Gate driving circuit and display device having the gate driving circuit: A gate driving circuit includes a first shift register and a second shift register for driving odd gate lines. The first shift register includes a first plurality of cascade-connected stages that sequentially output a plurality of first gate signals. A first stage of the first shift register receives a first... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100164916 - Source driver of display: A source driver of a display including a timing controller, the source driver and a display panel may include a digital-to-analog converter configured to output an analog value corresponding to a digital data signal supplied from the timing controller of the display panel. An amplification unit is configured to amplify... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164914 - Voltage feedback circuit for active matrix reflective display devices: The present invention is a driving circuit for use with reflective display devices. In a preferred embodiment, the display device is a pixilated, active matrix electrochromic device. The inventive circuit includes a sampling capacitor and a plurality of inverters. The sampling circuit quickly stores a data voltage. Addressing of a... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100164918 - Electronic element, current control device, arithmetic device, and display device: A disclosed electronic element includes: a substrate; a first electrode layer formed on a portion of the substrate; an insulating layer formed on the first electrode layer; a conductive layer formed on the insulating layer formed on an area where the first electrode layer is formed; a second electrode layer... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100164922 - Backlight brightness control for panel display device: A display device is provided with a display panel; a backlight which illuminates the display panel; and a backlight brightness controller controlling a brightness of the backlight so that the brightness of the brightness is variable in the middle of each frame period.... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100164921 - Display apparatus: Improvement of the image quality and position detection accuracy is implemented. Operation of a backlight 300 to emit illuminating light from one face side of a liquid crystal panel 200 to a display region PA of the liquid crystal panel 200 is controlled based on reception light data obtained by... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100164923 - Driving system for display device: A driving system of the present invention for use in a displaying device is provided with a pseudo bit-depth extension section. In the pseudo bit-depth extension section, a noise pattern is added to upper-n-bit data of an input signal D0 in m-bit, where (i) m is an integer of 9... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100164920 - Information processing apparatus: According to the invention, an information processing apparatus includes: a main body having a top face; a keyboard provided on the top face; an auxiliary illumination module provided on the top face not to overlap with the keyboard; a display unit connected to the main body by a hinge so... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100164919 - Liquid crystal display device: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device capable of performing image display with more adequate white level, during an operation of displaying an image which requires emphasizing white. A backlight illuminator for illuminating a liquid crystal display panel comprises a white light source adapted to generate white light, in addition... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100164924 - Bias control circuit, source driver, and liquid crystal display device: A bias control circuit includes a counter unit, a decoder, a level shifter, and a bias block. The bias control circuit provides plurality bits of first signal indicating information on a plurality of groups based on a number of scanning lines and a number of groups. The decoder decodes the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100164932 - Address driving circuit and plasma display device having the same: An address driving circuit includes a driving device unit and an energy recovery circuit. The driving device unit drives an address electrode to an address voltage or a reference voltage in response to driving control signals during an address period. The energy recovery circuit recovers a voltage charged to the... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100164936 - Differential signalling serial interface circuit: A differential signaling serial interface circuit includes a receiver including a voltage comparator having input terminals with a termination resistor RT, a panel in front of the receiver, the panel having a load, and a transmitter for supplying a differential input current to the load of the panel.... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164934 - Display device and method for receiving low voltage differential signal at display device: A display device includes a skew compensating type data receiving unit for delaying clocks received in response to a program signal, comparing the clocks delayed thus to compensating clocks, setting an internal delay amount according to a result of the comparison, and delaying and forwarding a low voltage differential signals... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164928 - Display device and method of driving same: Embodiments of the present invention operate at least two microshutter electrodes with different voltages from each other for displaying grays. Also, a data voltage is applied to the microshutter electrodes after an initialization voltage when the display device has hysteresis characteristics such that erroneous operation due to the hysteresis characteristics... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100164930 - Drive circuit of display and method for calibrating brightness of display: A drive circuit of a displayer for driving at least a pixel, including: an output stage coupled to the pixel and controlled by a pixel signal to switch an output voltage on the pixel; a calibration device coupled between the output stage and the pixel and including an input end... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100164933 - Lcd source driver: An LCD source driver may include a digital-to-analog converter including a sampling capacitor to sample, according to a signal, at least one of a first voltage and a second voltage. The LCD source driver may also include a reconstruction filter in which capacitance applied from the sampling capacitor according to... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164935 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid crystal display panel and driving method: In a display apparatus having a display zone and a light-shielding zone, the light-shielding zone includes an electrically controlled material having a controllable light shielding rate and being controlled to change its light shielding rate in accordance with a control signal.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100164931 - Pixel circuit and method for driving a pixel: A pixel circuit adaptable for a pixel array including a first scan line and a second scan line is provided. An illumination unit is coupled to a first node, including a light emitting diode that illuminates based on a voltage level of the first node. A first circuit is coupled... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100164927 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a scan electrode drive circuit including a sustain pulse generating circuit, which includes an electric power recovery capacitor, a first recovery switch and a first recovery inductor connected in series so as to form an electric current passage in which an electric current is allowed... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100164926 - Source driver: A source driver adapted to drive a plurality of data lines on a display panel is disclosed. The source driver includes a first output buffer, a second output buffer, a multiplexer, and a first regulating unit. The first and the second output buffers respectively enhance transmission intensities of a first... Agent: J C Patents

20100164929 - Source driver: The invention discloses a source driver. The source driver comprises a plurality of channels and a control module. Each of the plurality of channels comprises an output buffer, an output pad, a driving switch, and a charge sharing switch. The control module is used to control a gate signal of... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100164925 - Source driver, display device using the same and driving method of source driver: A source driver, a display device and a driving method of the source driver are disclosed. The source driver adapted to a display panel includes a plurality of driving channels, wherein the display panel includes N pixel cells on each of a plurality of scan lines. The 1st driving channel... Agent: J C Patents

20100164938 - Light emitting device: Power consumption required for charging and discharging a source signal line is reduced in an active matrix EL display device. A bipolar transistor (Bi1) has a base terminal B connected to an output terminal c1 of an operational amplifier (ON), a collector terminal C connected to a low power potential... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100164937 - Method and device for controlling power of active matrix organic light-emitting diode: A method and device for controlling power of an active matrix organic light-emitting diode are provided. The method for controlling power of an active matrix organic light-emitting diode includes: calculating a frame data rate, which is a ratio of a light emitting pixel quantity representing a specific color in an... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100164939 - Display and communication method thereof: A display includes a timing controller and a source driver. The timing controller reflects a rule making a frame recognizable on a signal different from a gate start pulse (GSP) informing of a start of the frame and transmits the rule-reflected signal. The source driver receives the rule-reflected signal transmitted... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164942 - Circuit and method for driving line repair amplifier: A circuit and method for driving a line repair amplifier includes a line repair amplifier which can be driven by using a single side input which can use an amplifier which drives a gray high side only and an amplifier which drives a gray low side only separately in a... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164944 - Display system: A display system includes a display device, a driving circuit, a flexible printed circuit (FPC), a charge pump circuit and a control circuit. The driving circuit is disposed on the display device, and utilized for driving the display device. The FPC is externally coupled to the display device. The charge... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100164943 - Gate line circuit applied to display panel and display system: A display panel includes a gate line circuit. The gate line circuit includes a gate driver, a control circuit and a gate line. The gate driver generates a first driving signal with alternate high and low levels. The first driving signal has a first rising edge and a first falling... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100164940 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof are provided. The liquid crystal display includes: a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines crossing the data lines, and pixels arranged in m×n matrix; a register for defining polarity pattern information, frame... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100164941 - Spread spectrum clocking interface apparatus of flat panel display: A spread spectrum clocking interface apparatus of a flat panel display for compensating for a frequency difference between a first clock signal externally supplied to a timing controller and a second clock signal generated from a spread spectrum clocking unit. The spread spectrum clocking interface apparatus includes a storage unit,... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100164945 - Digital photo frame and method for displaying photos in digital photo frame: A digital photo frame includes a display control module configured for displaying a two-dimensional first image and a two-dimensional second image having a horizontal parallax with the first image. The display photo frame is capable of displaying the first image at a first angle, and displaying the second image at... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100164948 - Apparatus and method of enhancing ray tracing speed: A method and an apparatus of enhancing a ray tracing speed. The method of enhancing a ray tracing speed may group a secondary ray based on a direction of the secondary ray in a 3D space, and may perform packet tracing based on the grouped secondary ray.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100164950 - Efficient 3-d telestration for local robotic proctoring: An apparatus is configured to show telestration in 3-D to a surgeon in real time. A proctor is shown one side of a stereo image pair, such that the proctor can draw a telestration line on the one side with an input device. Points of interest are identified for matching... Agent: Patent Dept Intuitive Surgical Operations, Inc

20100164946 - Method and apparatus for enhancing control of an avatar in a three dimensional computer-generated virtual environment: A method and apparatus for enhancing control of an Avatar in a three dimensional computer-generated virtual environment is provided. In one embodiment, a user can control one or more controllable aspects of an Avatar directly via interacting with a touch sensitive user input device such as a touchpad or touch... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki

20100164947 - Pre-fetching virtual content in a virtual universe: An invention that pre-fetches virtual content in a virtual universe is provided. In one embodiment, there is a pre-fetching tool, including a ranking component configured to rank each of a plurality of members belonging to a social network of an avatar according to predefined ranking criteria. The pre-fetching tool further... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro

20100164952 - Stereoscopic image production method and system: A stereoscopic image production method and system produces left and right eye images from a two dimensional image.... Agent: Ocean Law

20100164951 - System and method for orientating scan cloud data relative to base reference data: A system for orientating scan cloud data of a surface relative to base reference data is provided. The orientating system includes an input source generator adapted to provide the scan cloud data, a tilt-correction means for orientating the point cloud data relative to the base reference data, and a data... Agent: Patent Docket Department Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100164949 - System and method of rendering 3d graphics: A system and method of rendering three-dimensional (3D) graphics. The system for rendering 3D graphics may include a plurality of cores including a scratch pad memory, a first memory to perform a control flow, a second memory for loop acceleration, and a shared memory to interpolate with the plurality of... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100164953 - Systems and methods for transporting physical objects from real physical life into virtual worlds: Systems and methods for transporting physical objects from real physical life into virtual worlds. Briefly stated, the method includes receiving characteristic and structure data from an object constructed in the real world. The characteristic and structure data is obtained from the object using a plurality of sensors placed in the... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100164955 - Image forming techniques: In some embodiments, the intervals and the triangulation of an inner tessellation of a patch may be pre-computed. Even factor tessellations are arranged in a co-centric manner so that lower number factors are inside tessellations with higher number factors. Similarly, odd factor tessellations are arranged in a co-centric manner so... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100164954 - Tessellator whose tessellation time grows linearly with the amount of tessellation: In accordance with some embodiments, a tessellator may experience only a linear increase in tessellation time with increasing edge levels of detail. Conventionally, tessellators experience a non-linear or quadratic increase in tessellation time with increasing levels of detail. In some embodiments, the intervals and the triangulation of the inner tessellation... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100164956 - Method and apparatus for monitoring user attention with a computer-generated virtual environment: Avatars focal points are monitored as the Avatars move within a virtual environment to determine, statistically, where users are looking at in the virtual environment. The Avatar's focal point may be used to control a virtual brush that may paint the virtual environment in an attention monitoring function. A statistical... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki

20100164957 - Displaying demographic information of members discussing topics in a forum: Users in public forums often mention certain topics in the course of their discussions. Member's comments in messages to other members are analyzed to obtain terms that co-occur with topics. Frequencies of co-occurrence of a term with topics are normalized based on frequency of the term in a random sample... Agent: Facebook/fenwick Silicon Valley Center

20100164958 - Display method of on screen display (osd) and display system thereof: A display method of an OSD and a display system are provided herein. In the display method, a plurality of symbols are respectively compressed into a plurality of codewords according to an encoding process, and the codewords are stored in a memory module. A plurality of index values respectively corresponding... Agent: J C Patents

20100164960 - Character display, character displaying method, information recording medium, and program: A character display for attracting user interest by increasing the variety of on-screen display while reducing data processing by making the time variation of posture common among a plurality of characters. The character display (301) comprises: an arrangement selector (303) that, on the basis of instructional input from the user,... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100164959 - Rendering a virtual input device upon detection of a finger movement across a touch-sensitive display: A method comprises a processor detecting a person's finger moving across an unrendered portion of a touch-sensitive display. As a result of detecting the finger moving, the method further comprises the processor causing data to be rendered as a virtual keyboard image on the display.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100164961 - Communication system, apparatus, and method: A communication apparatus for communicating with a storage unit and portable display apparatus, the communication apparatus includes, a receiver for receiving an identification information from the portable display apparatus when the portable display apparatus is placed upon the board, an acquisition unit for acquiring from the storage unit the information... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100164963 - Switch for graphics processing units: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for improving switching between graphics processing units (GPUs). Some embodiments may include a display system, including a plurality of GPUs, a multiplexer coupled to the plurality of GPUs, a timing controller coupled to the multiplexer, where the timing controller may provide an indication signal to... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100164962 - Timing controller capable of switching between graphics processing units: A display system is disclosed that is capable of switching between graphics processing units (GPUs). Some embodiments may include a display system, including a display, a timing controller (T-CON) coupled to the display, the T-CON including a plurality of receivers, and a plurality of GPUs, where each GPU is coupled... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100164964 - Display system with improved graphics abilities while switching graphics processing units: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed for improving graphics abilities while switching between graphics processing units (GPUs). Some embodiments may include a display system, including a plurality of graphics processing units (GPUs) and a memory buffer coupled to the GPUs via a timing controller, where the memory buffer stores data associated... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100164965 - Rendering module for bidimensional graphics, preferably based on primitives of active edge type: A graphics module for the rendering of a bidimensional scene on a displaying screen is described, comprising a sort-middle-type graphics pipeline, said graphics pipeline comprising: a first rasterizer module so configured as to convert an edge-type input primitive received by a path processing module into a primitive of active-edge-type; a... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100164966 - Timing controller for graphics system: One embodiment takes the form of an apparatus for changing a frequency of an image data stream, including: a timing controller; a buffer operably connected to the timing controller; wherein the buffer accepts the image data stream at a first frequency; the buffer transmits the image data stream to the... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100164967 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes; a signal controller which receives an image and input control signals and generates a modified image, and a data driver receives the modified image, samples data information from the modified image using data clock information, and generates a data voltage, the signal controller includes; a receiver... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100164970 - Dynamic geometry management of virtual frame buffer for appendable logical displays: In general, in one aspect, the disclosure describes an apparatus having a frame buffer having a first area allocated to buffer display information for content to be displayed on a local display. A frame buffer allocator is to dynamically expand the frame buffer to include one or more additional areas... Agent: Ryder, Lu, Mazzeo And Konieczny, LLC C/o Cpa Global

20100164968 - Hybrid graphics display power management: Some embodiments describe techniques that relate to hybrid graphics display power management. In one embodiment, data corresponding to one or more image frames of a video stream are stored in a local frame buffer. A display device (e.g., an LCD) may then be driven based on the stored data in... Agent: Caven & Aghevli LLC C/o Cpa Global

20100164969 - Methods and systems to selectively batch-cull graphics primitives in response to sample cull results: Methods and systems to sample a subset of primitives from a batch of primitives for cull/no-cull decisions, and to selectively perform a batch-cull operation on the batch of primitives in response to cull/no-cull decisions of the samples. Cull/no-cull decisions may be determined in response to one or more of a... Agent: Garrett Ip, LLC

20100164971 - Graphics processor: A graphics processor for processing graphics data originating in a host device into rendered graphics data employable in a remote display device. The graphics processor includes a video processor with a reduced instruction-set computer coupled to a configuration register for producing rendered graphics data from the graphics data in a... Agent: Madson Ip

20100164972 - System, method and apparatus for memory with embedded associative section for computations: A system and method for data processing, the method includes: storing input data words in a row-wise manner in a memory that comprises multiple memory cells arranged in rows and columns; and transposing multiple data words by performing a sequence of shift operations and associative operations; wherein an associative operation... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100164973 - Display unit, a method and a computer program product: The invention relates to a display unit comprising a flexible display having a depicting side for depicting visual information. The flexible display is deformable between a storage state wherein the flexible display is in a deformed position, and a depicting state wherein the depicting side of the flexible display is... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100164974 - Systems and methods for the real-time and realistic simulation of natural atmospheric lighting phenomenon: Systems and methods are provided for visually realistic simulation and real-time rendering of natural atmospheric lighting and related phenomena in an outdoor scene represented by an image provided by a simulation environment. The systems and methods of the present invention provide techniques to approximate the visual effects of natural atmospheric... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100164975 - Picture signal processing device, picture signal processing method, and picture display device: According to one embodiment, a picture signal processing device comprises a histogram detection module configured to detect a histogram related to luminance from a picture signal for each frame, a change amount calculation module configured to discriminate a luminance component with a level larger than a defined level from the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100164976 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus and method for providing image information about an area of interest are provided. The apparatus and method may perform image processing, including setting at least one area of interest of an input image, analyzing a dynamic range (DR) of the at least one area of interest,... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100164977 - Image display apparatus and method for correcting output image: According to one embodiment, an image display apparatus includes a display module configured to display an image, a reference image display controller configured to control display of a reference image performed by the display module, a reader configured to read acquired image data including the reference image displayed by the... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100164978 - Four color arrangements of emitters for subpixel rendering: Novel three-color and four-color subpixel arrangements and architectures for display and the like are herein disclosed. Novel techniques for subpixel rendering on the above subpixel arrangements are also herein disclosed.... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100164979 - Image forming apparatus and image forming method: An image forming apparatus includes a table storing unit that stores a first color Look Up Table; a table extracting unit that extracts the first color Look Up Table stored in the table storing unit; a table download unit that downloads a second color Look Up Table from an external... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100164980 - Converting digital values corresponding to colors of an image from a source color space to a destination color space: The conversion of colors of an image from a source color space to a destination color space, the source color space being represented by a source color space transformation associated with a source color profile, and the destination color space being represented by a destination color space transformation associated with... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100164981 - Data compression method and apparatus for image display based on overdrive processing: A data compression method and apparatus for image display based on overdrive processing is disclosed. An original image data is provided. The original image data is transformed from an RGB encoded format to a YUV encoded format. The transformation is compressed as the original image data with the YUV encoded... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100164982 - Image display device: An image display device includes a timing controller capable of overdriving. The timing controller has three line buffers, an image reverse processing unit, and an overdrive unit. The first line buffer buffers first line data of a second frame, wherein the second frame is generated later than a first frame.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100164983 - Leveraging graphics processors to optimize rendering 2-d objects: Methods and computer-readable media for displaying two-dimensional objects on a display device are disclosed. Rendering requests are received from an application to render two-dimensionally modeled graphics to a display device. Primitive geometries of drawing calls of the rendering requests are tessellated into sequences of triangles. The vertices of the triangles... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100164984 - Method for embedding messages into documents using distance fields: A method embeds a message into a document containing a set of glyphs. Individual glyphs in the document, groups of glyphs in the document, or the entire document are represented using a distance field that includes distance values from the shapes of interest. Each symbol of the message is represented... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100164985 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display and a driving method thereof are provided. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel, a register for storing pixel information of a problem pattern and polarity pattern information, a block pattern recognition unit for comparing input data with the problem pattern to count... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100164986 - Dynamic collage for visualizing large photograph collections: Described is a technology in which a collage of digital photographs is dynamically computed and rendered so as to vary the photographs that are visible in the collage over time. A dynamic collage mechanism coupled to a source of photographs computes a collage for visible output, and dynamically updates the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100164987 - Storage medium having game program stored thereon and game apparatus: A reference character is generated by combining part objects prepared for each site. At least one candidate character object is generated by changing at least one part object among the part objects used in the reference character object. The reference character object and the candidate character object are displayed by... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100164988 - Image display device and image display method: An image display device is provided with an image input unit configured to receive an image; an image quality setting unit configured to apply a plurality of image quality settings different from one another to the image received by the image input unit for obtaining a plurality of images whose... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100164989 - System and method for manipulating adverts and interactive: A superimposed data placement system adapted to overlay a content video with an electronic overlay layer embedded with a plurality of superimposed data, comprising one or more members of a group consisting of video content stored on N at least one first server; means for analyzing said content; means for... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco Pl

20100164990 - System, apparatus, and method for augmented reality glasses for end-user programming: A system, apparatus, and method is provided for augmented reality (AR) glasses (131) that enable an end-user programmer to visualize an Ambient Intelligence environment having a physical dimension such that virtual interaction mechanisms/patterns of the Ambient Intelligence environment are superimposed over real locations, surfaces, objects and devices. Further, the end-user... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100164991 - Inputting apparatus: An inputting apparatus including: a display portion on which an image is displayed; an image storing portion storing image data; a selecting section that selects a part of the image data; a display controlling section which displays the image on the basis of the selected part of image data; a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100164992 - Image display device, and program product for displaying image: The image display device includes: a storage unit that stores a plurality of templates for image arrangementa setting unit that sets a number of arrangement subject images; an image selection unit that selects the arrangement subject images from among photographic images; a decision unit that makes a decision as to... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100164993 - Imaging apparatus and method of controlling imaging apparatus: An imaging apparatus comprises a remote controller including no operating button and an imaging instrument including a display screen portion capable of displaying a first graphical user interface in association with movement of the remote controller. Selection item of the first graphical user interface is selected and determined on the... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100164994 - Content display apparatus, content display method, and content display program embodied on computer readable medium: In order to indicate a position of an object in content even when the object is not being displayed, a PC includes a content display portion to display part of content in a content display area, a setting portion to set an object selected from among a plurality of objects... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100164995 - Apparatus and method for processing digital images: An apparatus and method for processing a digital image are provided, including a decoder that decodes a high-resolution image and outputs the decoded high-resolution image, a resizer that resizes a thumbnail image to a size to be displayed on a display, and a controller that outputs the resized thumbnail image... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100165004 - Display apparatus and display method: Disclosed herein is a display apparatus including: a display panel having a plurality of picture elements configured to execute display by driving a liquid crystal layer; a backlight configured to illuminate a display surface of the display panel from a backside; a photodetector arranged on the plurality of picture elements... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100164999 - Display device and control method thereof: A display device includes a display module for displaying information, a light module for emitting light to the display module, and a display control system. The display control system includes a storage module for storing display control parameters, and a system controller for setting the display module by using the... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100165007 - Display device and source line driving method thereof: A display device for generating gamma voltages for driving source lines and a source line driving method thereof are disclosed. The display device includes a plurality of gamma generation units configured to generate gamma voltages corresponding to respective colors, a selection unit configured to select gamma voltages corresponding to any... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100165006 - Display device having current limit function: A display device and methods thereof. A display device may include a current limit control signal generator to output a current limit control signal according to an input display data, a RGB common gamma adjuster to adjust a value of a RGB common gamma setting signal input via a current... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100165009 - Display device, display device drive method, and computer program: A display device is provided that includes an amount of light emission computation portion that computes an amount of light emission based on a video signal that has a linear characteristic, an amount of light emission parameter computation portion that, based on the computed amount of light emission, computes an... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100165011 - Display driver and display driving method: In a display driver, one scanning period is divided into a period P and a subsequent period D. In the period P, a pre-charge voltage equal to an original data voltage is applied in a time-sharing manner to data lines in one block, and in the period D after the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100165008 - Driver circuit of display and method for calibrating brightness of display: A driver circuit for driving at least a pixel of a displayer, including an output stage, a calibration device and a surge suppression device. The output stage is coupled to the pixel and controlled by a pixel signal to switch an output voltage on the pixel between a high level... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100164996 - Driving control apparatus of display apparatus, display method, display apparatus, display monitor, and television receiver: In one embodiment of the present invention, to time-divide one frame of an input image signal into a first-half sub frame and a second-half sub frame, the grayscale of the signal in the second-half sub frame is set at a grayscale for dark display and the grayscale of the display... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100164998 - Driving method and display device capable of enhancing image brightness and reducing image distortion: A driving method for a display device provides a first input pixel data corresponding to a pixel, and generates a second input pixel data by multiplying the first input pixel data by a predetermined rate. Next, an output pixel data corresponding to the second input pixel data is obtained from... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100165005 - Highlight color display architecture using enhanced dark state: The present invention is directed to a highlight color display. One of the key features of the invention is the dark color of the display fluid filled in the microcups, which allows the dark state to appear black. There is no alignment required between the pixel electrodes and the microcups.... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100165003 - Image display apparatus and projection display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes a light source controller; an element controller; and an image analyzing unit. The light source controller controls the amount of the light to be emitted from the light source, based on the target light amount and a time constant. The image analyzing unit calculates saturation... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100165002 - Liquid crystal display: There is provided a liquid crystal display. A liquid crystal display panel displays an image. An external light sensor senses a color temperature of external light around the liquid crystal display panel. The output luminance of a backlight is controlled in response to an adjustment dimming signal which is varied... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100165010 - Method and apparatus for driving liquid crystal display: A driving method and apparatus for a liquid crystal display uses a comparison between the previous frame and the current frame to expand the contrast ratio and reduce the manufacturing cost. A limited amount of data from the current image may be used: either using a limited area of the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100164997 - Plasma display device and method for driving the same: A plasma display device and a driving method thereof are provided. The plasma display device has a panel having a plurality of discharge cells including a display electrode pair that is formed of a scan electrode and a sustain electrode, and a temperature detecting circuit for detecting the ambient temperature... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100165012 - Spontaneous light emitting device and driving method thereof: A counter 102 counts the accumulated lighting time or the accumulated lighting time and the intensity of lighting of each pixel by a first image signal 101A and stores them in a volatile memory 103 or a nonvolatile memory 104. A correction circuit 105 corrects the first image signal based... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100165000 - Visualizing objects of a video signal: The present invention enhances the viewing experience of a TV-set by providing an ambient light device for visualizing for example the motion of a car outside the monitor of the TV. When the car drives out of the area of the monitor, illuminated pixels outside the monitor, provides the viewer... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100165001 - White light backlights and the like with efficient utilization of colored led sources: A backlight includes n1, n2, and n3 colored LED light sources of a first, second, and third (non-white) color respectively, and a drive circuit connected to these sources. The drive circuit is configured to drive each of the first, second, and third light sources within a specified percentage, such as... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20100165013 - Liquid crystal display device: Disclosed is a liquid crystal display device, which is capable of reducing a required response speed and increasing a pixel aperture ratio, as compared with a field sequential driving scheme. A unit pixel of a liquid crystal display panel is made up of a first sub-pixel adapted to allow only... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100165014 - Display system having resolution conversion: There is disclosed a display system comprising an input buffer to receive a set of pixel data in line direction from a source image; a scaling factor generation module to generate a scaling value set according to an original resolution Vi of the source image and a resolution Vo of... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

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