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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems August inventions list 08/10

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20100214193 - Display control device, input operation device, and air traffic control system: A display control device includes an information discriminating unit that, upon receiving from one of a plurality of input operation devices identification information of the input operation device, identification information of an application, and input instruction information for the application, outputs the received input instruction information to the corresponding application,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100214194 - Laminated glass for vehicle: In a windshield (11) of a vehicle equipped with a head up display formed from laminated glass, exterior glass (12), an intermediate layer (13), an image display layer (14) and interior glass (15) are laminated; since the image display layer (14) is interposed between the interior glass (15) and the... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20100214195 - Display panel and display apparatus: The present invention provides an irregularly-shaped display panel having a display region with a contour section having a good appearance, which is easily designed and produced. The present invention is a display panel comprising a display region including: an array of a plurality of pixels each constituted by a plurality... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100214197 - Capacitive-load drive device and pdp display apparatus: In a row-electrode drive circuit of a PDP display device, an N-channel MOS low-side transistor of an output section is in an ON state while a light emission of a capacitive load is sustained. Now, if power to a driver section is lost due to, for example, a disconnection of... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100214196 - Plasma display provided with an array of concentrators: Display comprising a front panel, an array of optical concentrators, which operate by reflection, and an array of plasma discharge cells capable of emitting light through the front panel and through the concentrators, where each plasma discharge cell is optically coupled to at least one concentrator. According to the invention,... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100214200 - Display apparatus: A high-definition, high-intensity display apparatus having a plurality of semiconductor thin film light emitting elements and a plurality of linear electrodes connecting a power source to the light emitting elements, the linear electrodes being disposed so as to minimize the voltage drop across the linear electrodes.... Agent: Mots Law, PLLC

20100214198 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel, a flexible printed circuit and a back light module. The flexible printed circuit is suitable for supporting the driving element and is electrically connected to the display panel. The back light module includes at least one light source, a first frame and a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100214199 - Display device for preventing electromagnetic interference: A display device includes a display panel, a back light module, a printed circuit board and a ground slice. The back light module includes a first frame, a second frame and a light source disposed between the first frame and the second frame. The first frame has a first side... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100214201 - Adaptive feedback control method of fsc display: An adaptive feedback control method of a field sequential color display includes: a rearrangement step of converting gray-scale values of a three primary color field of an input image into gray-scale values of a new three primary color field and a dominated color field; a sampling step of performing a... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100214203 - Liquid crystal display device including sensing element: A liquid crystal display includes a first panel, a second panel facing the first panel and spaced apart from the first panel, a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first panel and the second panel, a variable capacitor having a capacitance that varies by a touch and generating a control... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100214202 - Thin film transistor matrix device and method for fabricating the same: A method for fabricating a thin film transistor matrix device which includes forming a transparent insulating substrate, arranging a plurality of thin film transistors on the substrate in a matrix, arranging a plurality of picture element electrodes on the substrate in a matrix and connecting the picture element electrodes to... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100214204 - Lcd with common voltage driving circuits: An LCD with power consumption reduction and a method of driving the same. In one embodiment, the LCD has a plurality of pixels spatially arranged in the form of a matrix having N pixel rows, each pixel row defined between two neighboring scanning lines Gn and Gn+1, and having an... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100214205 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes pixels, each of which includes a first transistor and a second transistor. The size of the first transistor is larger than the size of the second transistor. In addition, channel widths and gate widths for the first transistor are larger than those of the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100214206 - Shift register: At least one embodiment the present invention a plurality of unit circuits connected in multiple stages, to normal operation when the unit circuits are simultaneously turned on to output high-level output signals. When a shift register malfunctions, so that output signals provided by previous- and subsequent-stage unit circuits are simultaneously... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100214207 - Backlight lamp lighting control device and display device including same: One embodiment of the present invention discloses: a backlight lamp lighting control device including: a PWM signal generating section for generating a PWM signal in accordance with a duty ratio externally inputted, and outputting the PWM signal to a PWM inverter section controlled by the PWM signal so as to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100214210 - Current balancing device, led lighting apparatus, lcd backlight module, and lcd display unit: The present invention includes: a power supply unit 10 outputting an alternating current; and multiple series circuits each of which is connected to an output of the power supply unit 10 and includes at least one winding N1, S1, at least one rectifying element D1, D2, and at least one... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100214209 - Method of driving a light source, backlight apparatus for performing the method and liquid crystal display apparatus having the backlight apparatus: A method of driving a light source including a light source module which provides a liquid crystal display panel with light and is driven through a dimming method according to a plurality of driving blocks, the method including; calculating gradation data of an image block of the liquid crystal display... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100214208 - Planar lighting device and liquid crystal display device: A planar lighting device that applies light having high luminance with good monochromatic characteristics, and a liquid crystal display device using the same are provided. The planar lighting device (11) is provided with: a laser light source (12) that emits laser light beams of red, green and blue colors; at... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100214212 - Display device, controlling method and display system thereof: A display device is provided. The display device includes a command processing unit, a command converting unit, a universal serial bus (USB) interface and a display module. The command processing unit processes a remote-control command from a remote-controller. The command converting unit generates a human interface device (HID) command corresponding... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100214211 - Handheld electronic device having gesture-based control and a method of using same: The present disclosure describes a handheld electronic device having a gesture-based control and a method of using the same. In one embodiment, there is provided a method of controlling a handheld electronic device, comprising: receiving a motion signal as input from a motion detection subsystem in response to a movement... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100214213 - Integrated center panel with rotary control: A control panel includes a display for providing visual images to a user and a rotary control including a shaft extending through an aperture formed in the display and a rotary knob coupled to the shaft, wherein the rotary control manages a control feature associated with the rotary control.... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC

20100214215 - Input device for use with a display system: A methods and systems for use of an input device with a display system are disclosed. In an example embodiment, a projection device configured to project a displayed image is provided where the displayed image includes one or more selectable items. The projection system further includes an input device which... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100214216 - Motion sensing and processing on mobile devices: Display devices including motion sensing and processing. In one aspect, a handheld electronic device includes a subsystem providing display capability and a set of motion sensors provided on a single substrate and including at least one gyroscope sensing rotational rate of the device around three axes of the device and... Agent: Sawyer Law Group, P.C.

20100214214 - Remote input device: An input device providing users with a pointing capability includes a sender portion (100) and a receiver portion (200). The sender portion (100) is adapted to be manipulated by a user (the user manipulating button 125) to specify a target point within a target area. The sender portion projects a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100214221 - Mouse: A mouse is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the mouse for inputting information to a computer including a monitor can include a touch detector coupled to one surface of a case, a driver, which vibrates the touch detector in a direction parallel to one surface... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100214217 - Theme changeable mouse for automatically matching network communities: A theme changeable mouse for automatically matching network communities is provided and can automatically match and link users of individually customized theme website communities by built-in IDs (identifications). The mouse includes a theme cover and a mouse base. The theme cover can be optionally matched and changed, while each of... Agent: Jackson Intellectual Property Group PLLC

20100214219 - Tilt wheel mouse: A tilt wheel mouse includes a scroll wheel, a wheel swing member, a base, a circuit board, a first elastic element, a second elastic element, an encoder, a first tilt switch, a second tilt switch, and a wheel switch. The first tilt switch and the second tilt switch are arranged... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100214220 - Tilt wheel mouse: A tilt wheel mouse includes a scroll wheel, a wheel swing member, a base, a circuit board, a first elastic element, a second elastic element, an encoder, a first tilt switch, a second tilt switch, and a wheel switch. The first tilt switch and the second tilt switch are arranged... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100214222 - Touchpad mouse wakeup circuit arrangement: A touchpad mouse wakeup circuit arrangement is disclosed to include a control circuit installed in a touchpad mouse and consisting of a microprocessor, a touch panel, a vibration sensor and a power supply module. The vibration sensor detects a micro vibration and provides a voltage signal to the microprocessor when... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100214218 - Virtual mouse: An apparatus includes a controller, wherein the controller is configured to receive input for activating a virtual mouse and to activate a virtual mouse in response thereto by displaying a cursor adjacent a touch zone.... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100214223 - Mouse with twist detection mechanism: A computer input apparatus, comprising: a base provided with a socket; a ball segment located in the socket and rotatable in the socket, the ball segment being shaped to support a wrist of a user; a handle attached to and extending away from the ball segment and configured such that... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose

20100214224 - Light beam shaping element for an optical navigation input device: An optical navigation input device with a light guide which acts as a beam shaping element. The optical navigation input device includes a light source and the light guide. The light source emits a light beam having a substantially elliptical or substantially circular cross section. The light guide is positioned... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100214225 - Method for and apparatus for display scrolling: An electronic device comprising a display for displaying an image that exceeds the dimensions of the display, a multi-directional input device for navigating the image on the display, at least one button input device on each of opposite sides of the multi-directional input, a touch sensor adjacent and underlying the... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100214226 - System and method for semi-transparent display of hands over a keyboard in real-time: A method for displaying a virtual keyboard with a semi-transparent overlay of an end user's hands. The method begins by receiving a video signal comprising an image of a keyboard and at least one hand belonging to the end user. Next the method creates a virtual keyboard comprising an outline... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100214228 - Display device and key arrangement: A display device includes a light source, an optical waveguide element with an emission area, optical waveguide element configured to conduct light from the light source onto an emission area, and a transflective element arranged on the emission area including a first layer with at least one first subregion and... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper LLP (us)

20100214227 - Dual screen portable electronic device: A dual screen portable electronic device is provided. The portable electronic device includes a first group of function interfaces, a second group of function interfaces, a first screen, a second screen and a central processing unit. The first screen is configured for displaying the first group of function interfaces. The... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100214229 - Mobile terminal apparatus and display method: A mobile terminal apparatus comprising a state checking means for checking a state of a function of the mobile terminal apparatus and a listing and displaying means for displaying a check result which is obtained by said state checking means on an image displaying unit and a display method comprising... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100214246 - Apparatus and method for controlling operations of an electronic device: An electronic device having a new touch interface to allow control of an operation of the electronic device is disclosed. In an input system of the electronic device, a touch screen and a touch pad include a first touch zone and a second touch zone, respectively, which are disposed adjacently... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100214234 - Apparatus and method for touch screen user interface for handheld electronic devices part i: A user interface in handheld devices has a bounded touch screen control surface that is operable by a thumb tip and is oversized to the size of a thumb tip. The touch screen control surface is approximately sized to be around a ¾ inch square less or more and is... Agent: Tara Chand Singhal

20100214247 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel includes a substrate having a pattern-forming surface, a color pixel layer formed on the substrate, and a patterned conductive layer formed on the pattern-forming surface of the substrate. The patterned conductive layer includes a plurality of first electrode units, a plurality of second electrode units, a... Agent: The Mueller Law Office, P.C.

20100214248 - Display apparatus with touch sensor function: A display apparatus with a touch sensor function includes: a first substrate having a common electrode; a second substrate arranged to face the first substrate; a display section disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a touch sensor that detects a touch position on a touch surface... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100214244 - Electronic device and method for controlling electronic device: An electronic device includes an infrared temperature sensor and can detect a user's finger arranged within a detection distance even though the user's finger does not contact the electronic device. Movement of the user's finger is also detected. A pointer positioned and moving according to the position and movement of... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100214235 - Electronic device and method of touch screen input detection: There is provided a method (700) of touch screen input detection comprising the steps of detecting an initial touch event on a touch sensor (720); detecting a change in the detected touch event; and determining (770) that the change in the touch event is due to a further touch on... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100214249 - Information processing apparatus, display control method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus includes an outer frame portion which forms an outer frame of a display portion where an object is displayed; a position detecting portion which detects a position of an operating body coming in touch with or close to the display portion or the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100214236 - Information processing method, touch information processing device, and flat panel display: A method and a device for processing touch information and a flat panel display using the method and the device are disclosed. The touch information processing arrangement includes: generating sensor output data from a touch sensor array; computing the sensor output data corresponding to each of adjacent frames to generate... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100214245 - Input apparatus, input display apparatus, and electronic device: An input apparatus includes a single light-transmissible substrate, an input unit including a coordinate input surface formed upon one surface of the light-transmissible substrate, and an illumination unit formed upon the other surface of the light-transmissible substrate.... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100214242 - Isotonic / elastic touch-sensitive input device: The input device (1) comprises a touch-sensitive surface (10a) forming at least one isotonic input area and elastic abutment means (11) forming at least one passive elastic input area that is adjacent to the isotonic input area. A position control is performed in the isotonic input area and a rate... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100214230 - Ito layer manufacturing process & application structure: A two-stage manufacturing process for preparation of an ITO layer includes having first a transparent substrate, e.g., a glass or plastic substrate going through treatment without preheating; the substrate is then sputtering processed in a sputtering chamber under process conditions without heating up to form a amorphous state ITO film... Agent: Jackson Intellectual Property Group PLLC

20100214240 - Medical overlay mirror: Medical overlay mirror methods and related systems.... Agent: The Invention Science Fund Clarence T. Tegreene

20100214232 - Method and apparatus for operating a touch panel: A controller for detection of touches by a single finger or multiple fingers on a touch panel, the touch panel including a first group of electrodes arranged in a first direction and a second group of electrodes arranged in a second direction, thereby forming a plurality of crossover points. The... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100214231 - Method and apparatus for two-finger touch coordinate recognition and rotation gesture recognition: A resistive touchscreen system comprises a substrate, a coversheet and a controller. The coversheet comprises a first conductive coating and the substrate comprises a second conductive coating. The substrate and coversheet are positioned proximate each other such that the first conductive coating faces the second conductive coating, and the substrate... Agent: Marguerite E. Gerstner Tyco Electronics Corporation

20100214239 - Method and touch panel for providing tactile feedback: A method and a touch panel for providing a tactile feedback are provided. In the present method, a touch operation acting on the touch panel of an electronic device is detected at first. Then, before outputting the tactile feedback, an output attribute of the tactile feedback is altered according to... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100214238 - Multifunction display and operating device and method for operating a multifunction display and operating device having improved selection operation: A multifunction display and operating device of a motor vehicle and comprise a display device (4), a control unit linked to the display surface (6) for implementing a user interface and at least one detection unit (8). The user interface comprises at least one display and operating context, display information... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100214241 - Portable terminal device: A communication terminal device of this invention comprises a housing 8 provided with a display 5, and a touch panel input unit 6 arranged covering a screen of the display 5, and is capable of executing one operation mode selected by a user from a plurality of operation modes. A... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100214243 - Systems and methods for interpreting physical interactions with a graphical user interface: Embodiments of systems and methods for interpreting physical interactions with a graphical user interface are disclosed. For example, one system for interpreting physical interactions with a graphical user interface is a device having a housing configured to be grasped by a user, a display disposed in the housing, the display... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100214233 - Touch panel having closed loop electrode for equipotential build-up and manufacturing method thereof: A touch panel for a 5-line touch screen or a capacitive touch screen, and a manufacturing method thereof are provided. More particularly, a touch panel in which an equipotential forming electrode may be formed in a simple closed-loop pattern in order to reduce a screen dead zone and expand an... Agent: Kang Intellectual Property Law, LLC

20100214250 - Touch screen with user interface enhancement: The present invention is a graphical user interface in a computing device having a processor running an operating system and a display. The graphical user interface comprises a touch screen and a driver coupling the touch screen to the operating system. The driver can display a plurality of icons on... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20100214237 - Touch-sensitive display and method of controlling same: Information including a first part of a list is displayed on a touch-sensitive display (118) of a portable electronic device (100). The touch-sensitive display (118) detects (403) a first gesture in a first direction on the touch-sensitive display and scrolls (409, 411) within the information in response to the first... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100214257 - Detecting a user input with an input device: An input device and methods for detecting user input using an input device. An example input device includes a multi-touch sensing display configured to detect multiple simultaneous triggers on a surface of the multi-touch sensing display as distinct input events. The input device also includes at least one mechanical control... Agent: The Eclipse Group LLP

20100214256 - Display apparatus and touch detection method for the same: An exemplary display apparatus includes a plurality of pixel units, a plurality of gate lines, a readout line and a plurality of touch control units. The gate lines are for deciding whether to enable the pixel units. Each of the touch control units is electrically coupled to the readout line... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100214262 - Display device and method of manufacturing same: Disclosed herein is a display device including a substrate, a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in a form of a matrix in a plane parallel with the substrate, a display functional layer exerting an image display function on a basis of an image signal supplied to the plurality of pixel... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100214253 - Drift compensation apparatus of capacitive touch panel and drift compensation method thereof: A method and an apparatus adapted to a capacitive touch panel for drift compensation are provided, wherein the touch panel includes a plurality of sensors. In the method for drift compensation, a plurality of capacitances respectively sensed by each of the sensors are extracted. Whether the touch panel is in... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100214255 - Energy-efficient touch panel device and related method: An energy-efficient touch panel control device includes a touch panel, a buffer memory, an interrupt initiation unit, for outputting an interrupt signal, an analog to digital conversion unit, for converting analog output voltage to digital trace data and storing the digital trace data in the buffer memory, and according to... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100214261 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a pixel array substrate having signal lines and scan lines arranged in a matrix, and pixel circuits arranged at intersections of the signal and scan lines. A touch panel is attached on the counter substrate to draw pictures or characters on a display panel.... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100214260 - Liquid crystal display device with input function: In a liquid crystal display device having a built-in capacitive coupling touch sensor, a pair of facing transparent substrates sandwich a liquid crystal layer 113 and a liquid crystal display circuit for driving liquid crystal using a lateral electrical field having a color filter layer 107 is formed on one... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100214266 - Organic electroluminescence device having input function and electronic apparatus: The invention provides an organic electroluminescence device having an input function, including: an element substrate that has a light-emitting layer sandwiched between a pair of electrodes; a sealing substrate that seals the element substrate; a first detection electrode that is provided at the inner-surface side of the sealing substrate; a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100214258 - Portable electronic device and method for avoiding erroneous touch on touch panel thereof: A method for avoiding an erroneous touch on a touch panel in a portable electronic device includes the steps of: determining whether a triggering event is received; enabling a sensor when the triggering event is received; detecting a distance between the portable electronic device and an object by the sensor;... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100214254 - Power-down display device using a surface capacitive touch panel and related method: A display device using a surface capacitive touch panel is proposed. Upon a normal mode, an external clock generator supports a clock source; meanwhile, an external clock generator, a signal generator, a current detector, a current-to-voltage converter, an analog-to-digital converter, a filter, an interface controller, a microprocessor, and the touch-position... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100214259 - Sensor and method of sensing: A sensor is arranged to determine the presence of an object from a change in a capacitance of a sensing element. The sensor includes a capacitance measurement circuit operable to perform measurement cycles to measure a capacitance of the sensing element, and a controller circuit. The control circuit is operable... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100214251 - Touch component for protecting capacitive panel: The touch component of the present invention is consisted of the main body. The said main body is a conductor used for changing current. The said main body at least includes a hand held portion and a touch portion. The said hand held portion is in touch with the capacitive... Agent: Jackson Intellectual Property Group PLLC

20100214264 - Touch panel and touch display panel: A touch display panel and a touch panel therein are provided. The touch panel includes a first transparent supporter plate, a second transparent supporter plate, and a touch module. The second transparent supporter plate and the touch module are disposed over the first transparent supporter plate. The first transparent supporter... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100214252 - Touch panel component for capacitive panel: The touch component of the present invention is consisted of the main body. The said main body is a conductor used for changing current. The said main body at least includes a hand held portion and a touch portion. The said hand held portion is the part for human to... Agent: Jackson Intellectual Property Group PLLC

20100214263 - Touch panel with discontinuous chain of resistances: The disclosure is related to a touch panel with discontinuous chain of resistances. It is formed by an internal series of electrodes of the conducting layer formed by a chain of discontinuous resistances. The design of the chain of discontinuous resistances can compensate for the voltage compensation by the voltage... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100214265 - Touch sensitive input device: The power source of back lighting device, e.g. a fluorescent lamp, inside typical electronic products is a high voltage and high frequency signal. This invention makes use of this characteristic to provide a low cost touch input device. The characteristic allows the signal to penetrate thick dielectric layers, e.g. a... Agent: Shek-wai Ng

20100214270 - Light guide module, optical touch module, and method of increasing a signal to noise ratio of an optical touch module: A light guide module is applied in an optical touch module. A focusing component of the light guide module focuses the light emitted from a light guide component of the light guide module, so that all the light emitted from the light guide component can be convergently distributed in a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100214267 - Mobile device with virtual keypad: A mobile electronic device with a virtual input device. The virtual input device includes an optical sensor for detecting movement of a user's fingers over a work surface and an acoustic or vibration sensor, for detecting an impact of the user's fingers on the work surface. A processor, coupled to... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100214268 - Optical touch liquid crystal display device: The present invention relates to an optical touch liquid crystal display device comprising a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image, a backlight unit disposed beneath the liquid crystal display panel for providing a backlight for the liquid crystal display panel, a bezel, at least a light emitting element,... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100214269 - Optical touch module: An optical touch module is adapted to provide a touch area. At least one sensor is disposed at a corner of the touch area. The optical touch module includes at least one light emitting element and at least one waveguide element. The waveguide element is disposed on at least one... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100214271 - Liquid crystal device, temperature detection method, and electronic apparatus: A liquid crystal device including a pair of substrates that are provided opposite to each other with a liquid crystal layer being disposed therebetween, a pair of electrodes provided for each intersection of a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of data lines, the pair of electrodes driving the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100214272 - Display and electronic apparatus equipped with same: An active matrix display capable of compensating leaking current while maintaining the aperture rate is provided. The active matrix display device has a plurality of pixels arranged as a matrix, and each of the pixels includes a liquid crystal display element; a driving control switch for controlling the driving of... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100214273 - Display device and method for controlling the same: A display device includes an organic EL element and a capacitor. A driving transistor is connected to an anode of the organic EL element and passes a current to the organic EL element. The current corresponds to a voltage held in the capacitor. A first switch is between the capacitor... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100214274 - Active-matrix display panel and device, and method for driving same: In one embodiment of the present invention, to provide an active-matrix display device with simplified features for black insertion drive in pixel formation portions and a display state before a black display being readily restorable after the black display, each pixel formation portion of the present display device includes provided... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100214275 - Display device and method for adjusting the luminance thereof: A display device for receiving and displaying an image signal is disclosed. The display device comprises a display screen, a light sensor, a light information determining unit, an image analysis unit, a luminance determining unit, and a control unit. The light sensor is installed near the display screen for detecting... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100214276 - Display apparatus, driving method of display apparatus and electronic equipment: Prior to increasing the voltage level of an input signal to be sampled in a step-by-step manner and writing a signal voltage Vsig at a desired voltage level, a precharge is performed which writes a precharge voltage Vpre, lower than the signal voltage Vsig, so as to apply the same... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100214277 - Output circuit and driving circuit for display device: The present invention provides an output circuit that can suppress a voltage drop in an output section of the output circuit and that can suppress a phase delay of an output signal which is feedbacked to an input section of the output circuit. An AC component of a data signal... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100214278 - Electronic device: To provide an electronic device in which information about an application that is in a non-active state can be displayed during a power saving mode and an operation mode can be changed from the power saving mode to a normal power mode with a pressing operation of a predetermined key.... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100214279 - Shift register: A shift register which is capable of minimizing a spike voltage is disclosed. The shift register includes a plurality of stages, each including a plurality of nodes, a scan pulse output unit controlled according to voltages at the nodes for outputting a scan pulse and supplying it to a corresponding... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100214282 - Apparatus for providing light source modulation in dual modulator displays: Dual modulator displays are disclosed incorporating a phosphorescent plate interposed in the optical path between a light source modulation layer and a display modulation layer. Spatially modulated light output from the light source modulation layer impinges on the phosphorescent plate and excites corresponding regions of the phosphorescent plate which in... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.

20100214280 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus and a control method thereof are provided. The display apparatus includes a display unit; a reception unit which receives an image signal from an image supply source; an image processing unit which includes a plurality of input terminals that receive the image signal from the reception unit,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100214281 - Illumination device, display device, and light guide plate: An illumination device (30) includes a plurality of light source units (BLU) each having a light guide plate (1) and a plurality of light sources (21). The light guide plate (1) has an illumination region (4) through which incident beams of light from the light sources (21) are emitted outward... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100214287 - Method and apparatus for hardware rotation: A method and apparatus for hardware rotation is described. In one embodiment, the invention is an apparatus. The apparatus includes a direct access address translation component. The apparatus also includes a frame buffer coupled to the direct access address translation component. The apparatus further includes a 2D coordinate translation component.... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100214283 - Method to visualize cutplanes for curved elongated structures: A method for visualization and inspection of elongated curved structures is disclosed. According to an embodiment improved inspection of elongated three dimensional (3D) curved structures such as blood vessels in a 3D medical image is disclosed. Rendering is performed such that it results in the visualization of a (3D) curved... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100214284 - Model creation using visual markup languages: A method and system for defining a model by analyzing images of a physical space. In some embodiments the images of a physical space contain distinctive visual features with associated semantic information, and the model is defined using image feature detection techniques to identify distinctive visual features and a rich... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)

20100214285 - Rendering a three-dimensional time helix in a virtual universe: The present invention provides a 3-D time helix renderable in a virtual universe. In one embodiment, there is a time helix tool, including a construction component configured to: generate a 3-D time helix in a virtual universe, and populate the 3-D time helix with a set of data objects. The... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro

20100214286 - System and method for collaborative distributed generation, conversion, quality and processing optimization, enhancement, correction, mastering, and other advantageous processing of three dimensional media content: The present invention is directed to a system and method for enabling multiple parties to access and utilize, separately, in parallel, and/or on a collaborative basis, a plurality of distributed modular 3D content-centric solutions that are operable to greatly improve the quality and impact of 3D media content, while decreasing... Agent: Edward Etkin, Esq.

20100214288 - Combining subcomponent models for object image modeling: Aspects of the present invention include systems and methods for forming generative models, for utilizing those models, or both. In embodiments, an object model fitting system can be developed comprising a 3D active appearance model (AAM) model. The 3D AAM comprises an appearance model comprising a set of subcomponent appearance... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100214291 - Computer system and method for generating a 3d geometric model: For generating a 3D geometric model (44) and/or a definition of the 3D geometric model from a single digital image of a building facade (4), a facade structure is detected from the digital image by dividing the facade (4) along horizontal lines into horizontal layers representative of floors (41), and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100214290 - Object model fitting using manifold constraints: Aspects of the present invention include systems and methods for forming generative models, for utilizing those models, or both. In embodiments, an object model fitting system can be developed comprising a 3D active appearance model (AAM) model. The 3D AAM comprises an appearance model comprising a set of subcomponent appearance... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100214289 - Subdivision weighting for robust object model fitting: Aspects of the present invention include systems and methods for forming generative models, for utilizing those models, or both. In embodiments, an object model fitting system can be developed comprising a 3D active appearance model (AAM) model. The 3D AAM comprises an appearance model comprising a set of subcomponent appearance... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100214292 - Rendering processing apparatus and computer-readable storage medium having rendering processing program stored therein: In an image processing for rendering a three-dimensional virtual space by using a perspective projection transformation and a depth comparison that uses a Z buffer, firstly, polygons to be rendered in a rendering process of one frame are classified into a first-type polygon and a second-type polygon. Next, the rendering... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100214295 - Drawing processing apparatus, texture processing apparatus, and tessellation method: A drawing processing apparatus for performing tessellation processing, comprising a pixel shader and a texture unit. An internal division operation part of the pixel shader issues texture load instructions to the texture unit, specifying parametric coordinate values of a patch of a parametric surface, and thereby acquires internal division factors... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100214294 - Method for tessellation on graphics hardware: An exemplary method for tessellating a primitive of a graphical object includes receiving information for a primitive of a graphical object where the information includes vertex information and an edge factor for each edge of the primitive; based on the received information, dividing the primitive into parts where each part... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100214293 - System and method for user interation in data-driven mesh generation for parameter reconstruction from imaging data: A system and method for iterative reconstruction with user interaction in data-driven, adaptive mesh generation for reconstruction of model parameters from imaging data is disclosed. The method includes reading input (110, 115) from a user and checking reconstructed parameters (130) for convergence after each iteration. A required computation time is... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100214296 - Data display apparatus, data display method and program: A data display apparatus includes a storage, a data retrieving unit, a first display unit, a designation receiver, a display data, and a second display unit. The storage stores time-series data. The data retrieving unit retrieves at least one set of the time-series data from the storage. The first display... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100214299 - Graphical manipulation of chart elements for interacting with chart data: A “Charting Animator” enhances computer-based charting/graphing systems by rendering dynamic animations of chart transitions. In general, when a user changes from one chart type to another, adds new data to a chart, or changes, sorts or deletes data, a new chart is generated to replace the old chart. Conventional charting... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100214298 - Infographic disk activity interface and method for displaying relative saturation of acomputer disk system: A computer-readable medium storing instructions which, when executed by at least one processor of a computer system, adapt the computer system to implement a method for displaying relative saturation of a computer disk system. The method includes visually displaying elements of the computer disk system in an infographic disk activity... Agent: Schwartz Law Firm, P.C.

20100214297 - Method and arrangement for outputting residual errors for a function customized to a set of points: The invention is directed to a method and an arrangement for displaying residual errors of a function which is fitted to a set of points. In the prior art, the residual errors are displayed in a separate graph apart from the function graph so that it is difficult for an... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20100214300 - Displaying bar charts with a fish-eye distortion effect: A system and a method are disclosed for visually displaying data points using charts on a display screen with limited display area. A fish-eye distortion region allows presentation of detailed information for some data points compared to other data points that are displayed. The chart can be moved relative to... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100214303 - Device control using data communication: A data processing device connected with a data supply device for performing predetermined data processing includes: a communication control unit for controlling communication with the data supply device; a data processing unit for performing the data processing based on input data received from the data supply device; and a device... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100214302 - System and method for supplementing an image gallery with status indicators: In various example embodiments, a system and method to provide status indictors on an image galley is disclosed. At least one item to be displayed in an image gallery on a client device is identified. Once identified, status information for the item is obtained. Subsequently, gallery rendering and display instructions... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/ebay

20100214301 - Vgpu: a real time gpu emulator: An exemplary method for emulating a graphics processing unit (GPU) includes executing a graphics application on a host computing system to generate commands for a target GPU wherein the host computing system includes host system memory and a different, host GPU; converting the generated commands into intermediate commands; based on... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100214304 - Two dimensional memory access controller: A data processing system may include a display, the display having a display surface, and logic to modify the address signals of a graphics processing unit (GPU) if the address signals do not fall within a two-dimensional range of authorized pixel locations corresponding to a subset of the display surface,... Agent: Fsp LLC

20100214305 - System and method for processing graphics operations with graphics processing unit: Disclosed is a system and method for processing graphic operations on a plurality of data structures of an image with a graphics processing unit and memory. The disclosed techniques of the system and method create an accumulation buffer of the data structures for accumulating changes to the data structures. A... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP

20100214306 - Apparatus for and method of processing image data: An apparatus and method of processing image data sub-samples image data by generating a data patch by dividing the image data into a plurality of blocks and sequentially accessing pixel data values in each of the blocks through a plurality of line memories. The image data is divided into the... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100214307 - Method and apparatus for embedding watermark: Provided is a method and apparatus for embedding a watermark, the method including dividing an image into a plurality of sections, determining a watermark-embedding intensity for a pixel of each of the sections, setting a watermark-embedding intensity for each of the sections by applying the determined watermark-embedding intensity for the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100214308 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and computer-readable medium: An information processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit, a selection unit, an extraction unit and a reconfiguration unit. The acquiring unit acquires a processing element group configured by successively connecting a plurality of processing elements for processing information, the information including a plurality of attributes. The selection unit selects, among... Agent: Kimble Intellectual Property Law, PLLC

20100214309 - Method of generating a common voltage for driving a display panel, display panel driving apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the display panel driving apparatus: A method of generating a common voltage for driving a display panel includes; comparing image data of a previous frame with image data of a present frame to determine whether the image data of the previous frame, which is received during a first setting time, is substantially the same as... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100214310 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, recording medium, and integrated circuit: An image processing apparatus transforms a color signal of a first color space defined by a predetermined standard into a color signal of a second color space which is defined according to display characteristics of a display device and has a color gamut wider than a color gamut of the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100214311 - Multi-primary display with spectrally adapted back-illumination: Some embodiments of the invention provide a device, system and method for displaying a color image. According to some exemplary embodiments of the invention a device for displaying a color image may include an illumination source including a plurality of light-producing elements able to produce light of each of m... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100214314 - Electronic device, method of controlling display, and program: In an area selected as a highlighted display target, an area to be displayed in a highlighted manner or an area to be displayed in a character-invisible manner can be designated based on a color for highlighting. A display control unit for collectively controlling, for each area for which the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100214312 - Method and system of geometric deformation: A method of deforming a geometric object. The method comprises providing a data segment representing a geometric object, defining a contour enclosing the geometric object in the data segment, calculating a plurality of barycentric coordinates having a plurality of complex coefficients according to the enclosing contour, receiving user input to... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100214313 - Techniques and workflows for computer graphics animation system: The disclosed implementations describe techniques and workflows for a computer graphics (CG) animation system. In some implementations, systems and methods are disclosed for representing scene composition and performing underlying computations within a unified generalized expression graph with cycles. Disclosed are natural mechanisms for level-of-detail control, adaptive caching, minimal re-compute, lazy... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100214315 - Encoding cmyk data for display using indexed rgb: Machine-enabled methods of, and devices for, encoding color bitmap data as indexed red-green-blue (RGB) data for display.... Agent: Michael Blaine Brooks, PC

20100214316 - Device and method for driving liquid crystal display device: The present invention relates to device and method for driving a liquid crystal display device. The device includes a liquid crystal display panel having a plurality of pixel regions, a gate driver for driving a plurality of gate lines on the liquid crystal display panel, a data driver for driving... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100214317 - Monitoring and control device: A monitoring and control device for use in a remote monitoring and control system includes a display unit provided with a screen for displaying operation buttons mated with the loads, an operation input unit operable by a user, the operation input unit including a touch switch panel superimposed on the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100214318 - Neurologically informed morphing: Morphing of source and target media including images, video, and audio is performed in a neurologically informed manner. Neurological data is used to determine optimal or near optimal source media and target media contribution levels for morphs that can be used to influence bias, persuasion, etc. Categorical perception shift boundaries... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20100214319 - Display apparatus: An apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect portrait/landscape orientation of the apparatus, a retrieval unit configured to retrieve, out of a plurality of image data, image data oriented according to the detected orientation, a display unit, and a control unit configured to display on the display unit an... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100214320 - Apparatus and method for controlling terminal through motion recognition: An apparatus and a method for changing a screen mode depending on a posture and movement of a terminal are provided. A motion sensor measures a value of a three-axis sensor that changes depending on the posture or movement of the terminal, and transfers the measured value to the controller.... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100214321 - Image object detection browser: At least one object in an image presented on a display of an apparatus is detected and image location data for each of the at least one object is obtained. Each detected object on the display is presented in a sequential fashion based the obtained image location data, where the... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100214323 - Image processing system, image processing apparatus, display apparatus, method of controlling the same, and program: This invention provides a mechanism that enables to use history information representing the history of a predetermined operation performed by an operator during a presentation without shooting it by a video camera or the like. To accomplish this, an image processing system stores, as history information, user operations such as... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100214322 - Method for controlling display and device using the same: Disclosed is a method for controlling a display and a display using the same. The method includes: detecting the approach of a user's hand to the display unit, determining a user's input hand shape; and displaying a display screen corresponds to the determined user's input hand shape. Through the present... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100214326 - Active matrix liquid crystal display and method of driving the same and electronic device: An active matrix liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof is provided, in which two different gamma voltage signals can be generated for two pixels of a sub-pixel without extra source lines or gate lines. In a sub-pixel having a first pixel and a second pixel, the switching on/off... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100214327 - Adaptive feedback control method of fsc display: An adaptive feedback control method of a field sequential color display includes converting gray-scale values of a three primary color field of an input image into gray-scale values of a new three primary color field and a dominated color field (D-field); performing sampling; performing a pixel by pixel sum operation... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100214324 - Display device: A display device is provided that comprises a liquid crystal display panel (2) for displaying an image by spatial light modulation. The image is represented by a plurality of image elements each having an image data value (7). The display device further comprises a display controller (1) arranged to determine... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100214325 - Image display: An image display (A) comprises a display unit (1) such as a liquid crystal panel, a light source (3) such as a backlight, a light source control section (5), a video signal processing section (7) for outputting a signal to control the display unit in accordance with an input signal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100214328 - Image display device, electronic apparatus, and image display method: An image display device includes a motion detector that detects a magnitude of motion between frames from image data containing an image to be displayed, a frame number adjuster that adjusts the number of frames per unit time based on a detection result from the motion detector, a sub-frame number... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100214330 - Image display device: An image display device includes a gain calculator, a multiplier and an overdrive unit. The gain calculator calculates a ratio “Gmax0/Gmax1” as gain, with respect to each segmented region of liquid crystal panel. The symbol “Gmax1” represents a maximum gradation in one frame period of an image signal to be... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100214329 - Plasma display device: The protective layer of the plasma display device is formed of a base protective layer and a particle layer. The base protective layer is a thin film of magnesium oxide containing at least one of magnesium oxide, strontium oxide, calcium oxide, and barium oxide. The particle layer is formed in... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100214331 - Backlight unit for liquid crystal display device and driving method of the same: A backlight unit for a liquid crystal display device includes a reflection plate, a light guide plate over the reflection plate, the light guide plate having n grooves at a lower surface and including (n+1) areas divided by the grooves, wherein n is a natural number, a first LED assembly... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

  
08/19/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20100207843 - Crossed monitoring device for head-up displays: A crossed monitoring device for a head-up display that can be used for displaying a representation of at least one first datum. The device includes a mechanism generating at least one first image from the at least one first datum, a mechanism receiving from the at least one second display... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100207844 - Folding multimedia display device: An apparatus comprising a processor having an electronic output. The apparatus also comprises a display that is configurable into a plurality of configurations and is electronically coupled to receive information from the processor. The display comprises a plurality of portions adapted to display an electronic image. At least two of... Agent: Innovation Division

20100207845 - Methods and systems for displaying an object having an associated beacon signal: Systems and methods are provided for displaying information on a display device associated with an aircraft. A method comprises rendering a synthetic perspective view of terrain on the display device, wherein the synthetic perspective view of terrain is based on a set of terrain data corresponding to a region proximate... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100207846 - Thin-film transistor panel: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a thin-film transistor (TFT) panel structured to prevent the deterioration of image quality due to the luminance change of backlight. According to an embodiment, the TFT panel includes: an insulating substrate; a first gate line and a first data line which are formed on... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100207847 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device is disclosed. The plasma display device includes a plasma display panel (PDP), a printed circuit board assembly (PBA), and a flexible printed circuit (FPC) electrically connecting electrodes of the PBA and the PDP. In some embodiments, the FPC is formed of two films with signal lines... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100207848 - Chiplet display device with serial control: A display device, including a substrate; an array of pixels arranged in rows and columns forming a light-emitting area over the substrate, each pixel including a first electrode, one or more layers of light-emitting material located over the first electrode, and a second electrode located over the one or more... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100207849 - Display device with chiplet drivers: A display device, including a substrate; a first layer having an array of row electrodes formed in rows across the substrate in a first direction and a second layer having an array of column electrodes formed in columns across the substrate in a second direction different from the first direction... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100207851 - Chiplet driver pairs for two-dimensional display: A display device, including a substrate; a first layer having an array of row electrodes formed in rows across the substrate in a first direction and a second layer having an array of column electrodes formed in columns across the substrate in a second direction different from the first direction... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100207850 - Matrix structure of led (light emitting diode): The present invention is to provide a matrix structure of LED that is a matrix composed of two horizontal scan lines and two vertical scan lines. There is separately set the first and second LEDs with their one ends connect-assemble with the horizontal line and their other ends connect-assemble with... Agent: Leong C Lei

20100207852 - Dividing pixels between chiplets in display device: A display device includes a substrate, a plurality of pixels formed over the substrate, each pixel including two or more sub-pixels, the plurality of pixels defining a display area, and a plurality of chiplets located over the substrate in the display area, each chiplet controlling sub-pixels of at least two... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100207856 - Array substrate and display device having the same: An array substrate includes a first pixel electrode and a second pixel electrode. The first pixel electrode includes first branch electrode portions and second branch electrode portions. The first branch electrode portions are disposed in a first area of a unit pixel area and are substantially parallel to a first... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100207855 - Circuit board and display panel assembly having the same: A circuit board includes a capacitor and a circuit substrate. The capacitor is mounted on the first insulation layer, and a first conductive layer is disposed between the first and second insulation layers. A plurality of first holes is disposed extended through the first conductive layer, and has a mesh... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100207853 - Electrodes for use in displays: A liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided having a discontinuous electrode. In certain embodiments, finger- or slit-like extensions of the discontinuous electrode may be shaped to reduce or eliminate disclinations of liquid crystals within a pixel aperture used to transmit light, where the liquid crystals are oriented in response to... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207854 - Placement and shape of electrodes for use in displays: A liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided having a discontinuous electrode. In certain embodiments, different portions (such as finger- or slit-like extensions) of the discontinuous electrode may be at different depths relative to one another and/or may be of different widths relative to one another. Similarly, in other embodiments, the... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207858 - Lcd pixel design varying by color: A liquid crystal display (LCD) having a plurality of pixels is provided. In one embodiment, the pixels of the LCD each include common and pixel electrodes formed on an insulating layer, and a liquid crystal layer responsive to electric fields generated by the electrodes. The plurality of pixels may include... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207857 - Undulating electrodes for improved viewing angle and color shift: The present disclosure generally provides for a variety of multi-domain pixel configurations that may be implemented in the unit pixels of an LCD display device, such as a fringe field switching LCD display panel. An LCD display device utilizing one or more of the presently disclosed techniques disclosed herein may... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207859 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method of the same: There is provided a liquid crystal display device having: a liquid crystal panel (101) including a plurality of gate lines to select a pixel and a plurality of data lines to supply pixel data; and a data driver (103, 104) dividing one frame into a plurality of fields, converting the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100207860 - Via design for use in displays: A liquid crystal display (LCD) is provided having transistors disposed within via holes having elongated (e.g., rectangular or oval) contact areas. The use of via holes having elongated contact areas allows an opaque mask defining an aperture for light transmission to be lengthened, thereby increasing the overall area of the... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207861 - Advanced pixel design for optimized driving: Systems, devices, and methods for reducing common voltage loading and/or enabling a simplified manner of polarity inversion in liquid crystal display (LCD) devices are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, a device may include a processor, a memory device, and a liquid crystal display having a pixel array including rows... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207862 - Pseudo multi-domain design for improved viewing angle and color shift: Aspects of the present disclosure relate to single-domain electrode configurations that may be implemented in the unit pixels of a LCD device, such as a fringe field switching (FFS) LCD, to provide a “pseudo-multi-domain” effect, wherein the benefits of both conventional single-domain and multi-domain pixel configuration devices are retained. In... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207864 - Liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display device: the electrode on one of the pair of substrates has such a shape as to provide pinwheel alignment of the liquid crystal molecules upon application of a voltage and is partly provided with openings for surrounding a singular point of the pinwheel alignment and keeping the singular point within the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100207863 - Pixel circuitry for display apparatus: A pixel circuitry for a display apparatus is provided herein. The pixel circuitry includes a first storage element, and a switching element composed of a plurality of switches. The first storage element has a first terminal receiving a pixel signal and a second terminal coupled to a first voltage. The... Agent: J C Patents

20100207866 - Backlight module, liquid crystal backlight unit and television set: In an arrangement area of lamps (16) in the backlight chassis (14), a main longitudinal direction of the lamps (16) lies in a first direction and the lamps (16) are arranged at uneven intervals (P), and the area has a high-density area (center area (Rc)) in which the lamps (16)... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100207865 - Systems and methods for display device backlight compensation: Systems and methods of controlling illumination of a display device are disclosed. These systems and methods can detect a plurality of luminance values in a digital image of the display device that correspond to a plurality of pixel positions of the display device. A first plurality of luminance values of... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP Z2002

20100207867 - Display: A display includes a first substrate, a partition element, a second substrate, a dielectric liquid, a plurality of dielectrophoretic particles and a plurality of electrophoretic particles. The partition element is disposed on the first substrate. The second substrate is disposed on the partition element. The partition element forms at least... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100207868 - Display particles for image display apparatus and image display apparatus using the same: Display particles that are used for an image display apparatus in which the display particles are sealed between two substrates at least one of which is transparent, and by generating an electric field between the substrates, the display particles are moved so that an image is displayed, wherein the display... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP

20100207875 - Command control system and method thereof: The invention discloses a command control system including a light emitting unit, an image capturing unit, a storage unit, and a processing unit. The processing unit is coupled with the image capture unit and the storage unit. The light emitting unit emits light to form an illumination area. The image... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100207870 - Device and method for inputting special symbol in apparatus having touch screen: A device to input a special symbol in an apparatus having a touch screen includes a touch sensor to detect a user touch at a first position, a text input controller to switch from a general character input mode to a special symbol input mode if the user touch is... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100207878 - Illumination device, method for fabricating the same, and system for displaying images utilizing the same: The invention provides an illumination device, method for fabricating the same, and system for displaying images utilizing the same. The illumination device includes a substrate, a first electrode, an illumination layer, and a second electrode. The substrate has a plurality of illumination regions. The first electrode overlies the substrate and... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100207877 - Image generation system: An image generation system for generating an image on a display screen. The image generation system includes an eye-tracking system capable of determining a user's eye orientation and outputting a signal indicative of same. The image generation system also includes a bio-feedback sensor capable of detecting activity of one or... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100207879 - Integrated proximity sensor and light sensor: Apparatuses and methods to sense proximity and to detect light. In one embodiment, an apparatus includes an emitter of electromagnetic radiation and a detector of electromagnetic radiation; the detector has a sensor to detect electromagnetic radiation from the emitter when sensing proximity, and to detect electromagnetic radiation from a source... Agent: Apple Inc./bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100207874 - Interactive display system with collaborative gesture detection: An interactive content delivery system (10) includes means for displaying visual content (20) to a group of individuals (14), means for detecting a collective gesture (12) of the group, and a control system (26), coupled to the means for displaying visual content (20) and the means for detecting a collective... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100207876 - Laser scanning input device: A laser scanning input device includes a horizontal scanning laser device, an image capturing device and a microprocessor, and uses a laser beam to scan a target horizontally and the image capturing device to capture a reflected image reflected from a target. Besides, the laser scanning input device further calculate... Agent: G. Link Co., Ltd.

20100207871 - Method and portable apparatus: A method for a portable apparatus includes detecting a movement of the portable apparatus, and determining that the movement is associated with a user input for retrieving a value of a status of the portable apparatus; determining a value of the status; and presenting the value to the user. Corresponding... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100207873 - Method, system and server playing media using user equipment with motion sensor: Disclosed is a method for receiving playable media stored in a server by user equipment having a motion sensor and playing the media according to the motion of the user equipment. The method includes the steps of (a) designating a part of the media as a first receiving area by... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100207872 - Optical displacement detecting device and operating method thereof: An operating method of an optical displacement detecting device includes the steps of: capturing a plurality of images; obtaining a displacement according to the images; obtaining a characteristic variation of the images; and suppressing the output of the displacement when the characteristic variation matches a predetermined rule. The present invention... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100207869 - Secure man-machine interface for managing graphical objects on a viewing screen: The field of the invention is that of man-machine interface devices for viewing screen (1), said screen being able to display graphical objects (10) called “widgets”, said interface device making it possible to carry out the operations of navigating, selecting and activating said graphical objects (10), the device comprising at... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP

20100207881 - Apparatus for remotely controlling computers and other electronic appliances/devices using a combination of voice commands and finger movements: An apparatus for remotely operating a computer using a combination of voice commands and finger movements. The apparatus includes a microphone and a plurality of control elements in the form of touch-sensitive touchpads and/or motion-sensitive elements that are used to operate the computer and to move an on-screen cursor. At... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20100207880 - Computer input devices and associated computing devices, software, and methods: Computer input devices include a detector adapted to detect relative movement of an input member in x-, y-, and z-dimensions relative to a base point in a base plane, and a controller adapted to send a signal to an associated computing device based at least in part on the relative... Agent: Dascenzo Intellectual Property Law, P.C.

20100207882 - Haptic trackball device: In an aspect, an electronic device includes a housing; a manipulandum positioned in the housing, wherein the manipulandum is moveable in at least one rotary degree of freedom in response to a user moving the manipulandum; a sensor coupled to the manipulandum, the sensor outputs sensor signals associated with the... Agent: Immersion - Nixon Peabody LLP

20100207883 - Mouse with marking function: A mouse having a marking function is provided. The mouse includes a first button, a second button, and a marking function triggering button. A mouse driver including a marking program is installed in the computer host. When the marking function triggering button is depressed, the marking program is activated. In... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100207886 - Apparatus and method for reducing battery power consumption in a portable terminal: An apparatus for reducing battery power consumption of a portable terminal are provided. The apparatus and the method uses information surrounding a mouse function as a value of a light sensor to adjust an LCD brightness. The apparatus includes a sensor part for determining first sensing information for determining whether... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100207885 - Optical input device and operating method thereof, and image system: An optical input device includes a first body, a second body and a processing unit. The first body is moved on a surface. The second body performs relative motion with respect to the first body. The processing unit obtains a displacement of the first body on the surface and a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100207884 - Optical navigation device with phase grating for beam steering: An optical navigation device with a phase grating for beam steering. The optical navigation device includes a light source, and image sensor, and a beam steering element. The light source directs a light beam toward a navigation surface. The image sensor receives light along an imaging path and generates a... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100207887 - One-handed computer interface device: The one-handed computer interface device is a computer input device that allows the user to input a full range of computer commands using only one hand. The one-handed computer interface device includes a housing having opposed upper and lower surfaces and at least one side surface. The upper surface of... Agent: Litman Law Offices, Ltd.

20100207888 - System and method for using a keyboard with a touch-sensitive display: A system and method is introduced for using a physical keyboard with a computing device that has a display which may be a touch sensitive display. In the preferred embodiment the keyboard may be situated on top of the display covering part of the display or rotated behind the display... Agent: Noam Camiel

20100207898 - mobile terminal and method for generating the embedded drawing data based on flash image: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal and the method for generating embedded drawing data based on flash imagery, which is capable of generating a multimedia message or a flash image that is various, active and interesting, by connecting the movement so as to move the object which is... Agent: Rothwell, Figg, Ernst & Manbeck, P.C.

20100207889 - Active pixel sensor and method for making same: A touch panel includes a plurality of active pixel sensors arranged in an array to sense a touch event. Each sensor element includes a photo-sensing element coupled to a single amplifier. The sensor element is arranged to provide a sensing voltage indicative of a light level received by the photo-sensor... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100207899 - Character input device: The present invention relates to a character input device. The character input device includes a detection unit, an input tool and a control unit. The detection unit detects one or more input forms of vertical pressing horizontal pressing tilting pressing, contact, and contact movement. The input tool enables directional input... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100207897 - Electronic device, electronic device control method, and storage medium containing electronic device control program: The electronic device may input erroneous data or its data input efficiency may be lowered. The electronic device includes: input means for inputting input information to the electronic device; insertion/extraction detection means for detecting an insertion/extraction state of a member detachable from the electronic device, into/from the electronic device; control... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100207902 - In-cell touch-sensitive panel: An in-cell touch-sensitive panel includes TFT and CF substrates. The TFT substrate includes a net-shaped readout circuit and conductive pads arranged in array manner. The net-shaped readout circuit includes widthwise and lengthwise readout lines. The widthwise readout lines are electrically connected to the lengthwise readout lines. The conductive pads are... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100207894 - Method and apparatus for preventing on-screen keys from being accidentally touched and recording medium using the same: A method and an apparatus for preventing on-screen keys from being accidentally touched and a recording medium using the same are provided. In the present method, when a mobile device enters a communication mode, a user interface of the communication mode, which comprises at least one on-screen key, is displayed... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100207903 - Mobile terminal having detachable sub-display unit: The present invention relates to a mobile terminal having a detachable sub-display unit. A mobile terminal having a detachable sub-display unit includes a first body unit having a first display unit to a front surface of the first body unit. The invention also includes a second body unit having a... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100207901 - Mobile terminal with touch function and method for touch recognition using the same: A mobile terminal includes a touch panel, and can be operated in a selection mode or a gesture mode. If a touch signal is inputted with the mobile terminal in the selection mode, the mobile terminal executes a selected command. If the touch signal is inputted with the mobile terminal... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100207890 - Singal detecting apparatus: The invention relates to a signal detecting apparatus comprising at least one first transistor, a second transistor and at least one switch. At least one first transistor is used for generating at least one first adjusting current according to an input signal and a power provided by a voltage source.... Agent: Roger H. Chu

20100207891 - Structural improvement to touch panel: A structural improvement to a touch panel is provided. comprising a substrate, and a first induction layer and a second induction layer are disposed on different surfaces of the substrate. said induction layers have a plurality of induction lines respectively. Each of the induction lines have a plurality of first... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100207896 - System and a method for processing a signal from an electric device: The present invention relates to a system for processing a signal from an electric device, e.g. a touch sensitive key. The system comprises a reference value for the signal, wherein said reference value is continuously updated, and an arithmetic unit for determining a difference value between the signal and the... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100207893 - Tablet and coordinate computation circuit thereof: The present invention discloses a space-bound-free tablet and its coordinate determining circuit for determining a coordinate of a stylus pen. The coordinate is computed by the coordinate determining circuit in which first voltage, a second voltage, and a third voltage is obtained, where the first voltage equals the maximum detection... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100207895 - Tactile interface device and method for controlling the same: A tactile interface device and a method of controlling the same are disclosed. The tactile interface device can include a touchscreen, which has a slope formed in one surface, a driver, which vibrates the touchscreen in a horizontal direction such that the tactile feel at the surface of the touchscreen... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100207904 - Targeting in a stylus-based user interface: Aspects of the invention provide virtual hover zones. When a user lowers a hovering stylus while remaining within a hover zone, cursor control is modified to be more easily controllable by the user. If the user pauses the stylus in mid-air before lowering the stylus, and if the stylus remains... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100207900 - Touch panel display system and driving method thereof: A touch panel display system and driving method thereof is provided. The touch panel display system includes a display device and a display circuit coupled to the display device for driving a display position of the display device. The system further includes a sensing device coupled to the display device... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20100207892 - Touch-control module: A touch-control module for recognizing gesture inputs by a position sensitive device to an electronic device is disclosed. The touch-control module includes an input connected to the position sensitive device for receiving at least one sensing signal generated by the position sensitive device when one or more objects touch a... Agent: Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A.

20100207906 - Floating plane touch detection system: A force/displacement touch device, this invention employs a base-plane 32 and flexible mounting material to suspend, or “float,” a non-rigidly mounted touch-plane 12, and uses sensors at each mounting point 22 to measure Z-axis deflection of the floating touch-plane 12. The system adapts existing planes in typical LCD assemblies to... Agent: Krystyna Maliniak

20100207905 - Method of performing timely calibration of a touch parameter and related apparatus and system: A method of performing timely calibration of a touch parameter for a capacitive touch panel is disclosed. The method includes storing the touch parameter into a control register, sensing an analog touch signal according to the touch parameter stored in the control register and transforming the analog touch signal into... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100207907 - 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.

20100207908 - Touch-sensitive device for scrolling a document on a display: A touch-sensitive device for use as an electronic input device for controlling by scrolling the visible portion of a document or image relative to a display. The device can include various improved configurations such as physically separate opposed input surfaces at opposite longitudinal ends and/or lateral sides. The end regions... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100207909 - Detection module and an optical detection device comprising the same: Disclosed herein includes a module and an optical detection device comprising the same for determining a touch position on a screen caused by an object, such as a finger of a user or a stylus pen.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100207912 - Detection module and an optical detection system comprising the same: Disclosed herein are optical detection systems and modules thereof. The optical detection system is used for determining a location where an object contacts a detection area.... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100207910 - Optical sensing screen and panel sensing method: The invention discloses an optical sensing screen for selectively sensing an object and a light pen. A first photo-emitter is disposed in a light pen for emitting a first light. The optical sensing screen includes a panel, an illuminating device, at least two first photo-sensing devices, and a processor. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100207911 - Touch screen signal processing with single-point calibration: A coordinate detection system can comprise a display screen, a touch surface corresponding the top of the display screen or a material positioned above the screen and defining a touch area, at least one camera outside the touch area and configured to capture an image of space above the touch... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100207913 - Lcd design for cold temperature operation: A method (200) of controlling a liquid crystal display (LCD) (110) integrated within a sensing device for operation in cold temperature is provided. The method (200) includes providing electrical power to the LCD (110), providing an electrical signal to the LCD (110) to update displayed information, measuring (206) the ambient... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100207914 - Display device: In an active-matrix display device using a three-terminal element (10) for a selection element (10) of a pixel (PIX), a conduction control terminal (11) of the three terminal element (10) is formed by using wiring (12) extended from a scanning signal line (GL) to the pixel (PIX) through the area... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100207915 - Plasma display apparatus: The present invention relates to a plasma display apparatus. The plasma display apparatus comprising a plasma display panel having a display area for displaying images and a non-display area disposed at an outer side of the display area, comprises a first electrode, a second electrode, and a third electrode. The... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100207916 - Plasma display panel: A plasma display panel (PDP) having high efficiency includes a front substrate and a rear substrate facing each other; element portions interposed between the front and rear substrates, and including a first element and a second element disposed in both sides of a main discharge space and a third and... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100207917 - Driving device, driving method and plasma display apparatus: p

20100207919 - Display device, and its drive circuit and drive method: An objective of the present invention is to prevent the occurrence of horizontal streaks in a screen of a display device that implements pseudo impulse display by performing black insertion. In a display device that implements pseudo impulse display by performing black insertion, a gate driver applies to each gate... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100207918 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: The LCD device and the driving method thereof accurately recognize an input pattern and perform the operation of any one of several inversion systems corresponding to the recognized pattern. Also, the LCD device and the driving method thereof detects the priority order of at least two different patterns and perform... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100207924 - Apparatus for driving electrophoretic display unit, electrophoretic apparatus, electronic device, and method of driving electrophoretic display unit: An apparatus for driving an electrophoretic display unit includes: a current detector that detects a driving current supplied to or flowing out from the electrophoretic display unit and outputs a detection value corresponding to the driving current; a conversion unit that converts the detection value into a corresponding temperature equivalent... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100207921 - Driving circuirt and display device including the same: A driving circuit includes a pair of first amplifiers and a pair of second amplifiers for amplifying output signal of the first amplifiers. The input signal of any one of the pair of second amplifiers is input by passing through any one of the pair of first amplifiers. The input... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100207925 - Electro-optical device, wiring substrate, and electronic apparatus: The invention provides an electro-optical device in which a voltage drop due to the wiring resistance of a cathode is reduced and therefore steady image signals are transmitted such that erroneous image display, such as low contrast, is reduced or prevented. The invention also provides an electronic apparatus including such... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100207920 - Low power circuit and driving method for emissive displays: A display system, a driver for driving the display array, method of operating the display system and a pixel circuit in the display system are provided. The driver includes: a bidirectional current source having a convertor coupling to a time-variant voltage, for converting the time-variant voltage to the current. The... Agent: ZieglerIPLaw Group, LLC.

20100207923 - Microplasma current switch: The present invention relates to a microplasma current switch enabling to increase the amount of electric current passing through the microplasma current switch by adjusting the areas of electrodes exposed to plasmas. The present invention includes a plasma discharge space; a plasma generating means installed within the plasma discharge space;... Agent: Larson And Larson

20100207922 - Plasma display panel and method for manufacturing the same: Having a low-cost transparent electrode, the plasma display panel suppresses variations in discharge characteristics between discharge cells and provides high quality image. To attain above, a scan electrode has a scan transparent electrode formed by applying a dispersion liquid containing particles of metal or metal oxide onto a front substrate,... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100207926 - Method of driving plasma display panel: A method of driving a plasma display panel including a scan electrode and a sustain electrode positioned substantially parallel to each other and an address electrode crossing the scan electrode and the sustain electrode is provided. The method includes supplying a first reset signal to the scan electrode during a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100207929 - Booster circuit and display device: A booster circuit has: a charge pump configured to perform a booster operation that boosts a voltage supplied from an external power source and outputs the boosted voltage as an output voltage through an output capacitor; and a feedback circuit section configured to control the booster operation depending on the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100207928 - Gate driving circuit and display device having the gate driving circuit: A gate driving circuit includes a plurality of stages connected to each other. An m-th stage (‘m’ is a natural number) of the stages includes a pull-up part, a pull-down part, a first holding part and a second holding part. The pull-up part outputs a high voltage of a clock... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100207927 - Liquid crystal display panel and display device having the display panel: A display panel includes a gate driving circuit, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines and a dummy gate line. The gate driving circuit is disposed in a peripheral area surrounding a display area. The gate lines are disposed in the display area and receive a plurality... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100207935 - Display device and driving apparatus thereof: A driving circuit according to an embodiment of the present invention includes an input terminal, unit circuits connected to the input terminal, and output terminals electrically connected to the input terminals. Each of the unit circuits is enabled in response to a control signal inputted via the input terminal.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100207930 - Driving apparatus for driving a liquid crystal display panel: A driving apparatus for driving a liquid crystal display panel includes a timing controller, a plurality of pairs of transmission lines, a plurality of source driving circuits, a plurality of terminal resistors, and a plurality of auxiliary resistors. The timing controller functions to generate a plurality of differential signals outputted... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100207934 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix shape and a drive circuit for actively driving the plurality of pixels. Each of the pixels has a laminated structure including a pixel electrode, a first alignment film, a liquid crystal layer, a second alignment film,... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100207932 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display device and a method of driving the same according to the black load of a displayed image. The plasma display device includes a plurality of first electrodes and a plurality of second electrodes extending in parallel, a plurality of pixels each having a plurality of discharge cells... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100207933 - Surface light source device and display device: A surface light source device, which may perform surface light emission using a plurality of light guide members while suppressing formation of emission lines, and a display device using the surface light source device is provided. The surface light source device includes light sources, and a plurality of light guide... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100207931 - Vertically aligned nematic mode liquid crystal display having large tilt angles and high contrast: A reflective liquid crystal on silicon (LCOS) display comprises a transparent substrate, a reflective substrate, and liquid crystal fluid between the substrates. The LCOS display further comprises a matrix of pixels, arranged in a plurality of rows and columns, wherein an intersection of a row and a column defines a... Agent: Intellectual Property Group Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

20100207936 - Fusion of a 2d electro-optical image and 3d point cloud data for scene interpretation and registration performance assessment: Method and system for combining a 2D image with a 3D point cloud for improved visualization of a common scene as well as interpretation of the success of the registration process. The resulting fused data contains the combined information from the original 3D point cloud and the information from the... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Fox Rothschild, LLP

20100207939 - Image adjusting apparatus and associated method: An image adjusting method for extending vertical blanking intervals of an image signal is provided. Using the image adjusting method, an adjusted image signal is synchronized with an image signal before the adjustment to prevent image delay. The image adjusting method comprises providing a first image signal having a first... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100207940 - Image display method and image display apparatus: Provided is a method of displaying an image including: rendering a predetermined pattern of which each coordinate is set to a different grayscale value by pasting the pattern to a three-dimensional model as a texture, setting a corresponding relationship between a coordinate of a rendered image, which is obtained in... Agent: GlobalIPCounselors, LLP

20100207938 - Simultaneous three-dimensional geometry and color texture acquisition using single color camera: A system for simultaneous real-time three-dimensional geometry and color texture acquisition. The system includes a system processor for generating at least three phase shifted black and white fringe patterns with a phase shift of 2 π/3, a light projector adapted to project the fringe patterns onto an object, the projector... Agent: Charles C.h. Wu

20100207937 - System for creating a personalised 3d animated effigy: A system for creating a personalized 3D animated effigy, wherein the system comprises a web server configured to receive personal configuration data from a user interface and a production server configured to create the personalized 3D aminated effigy, wherein personal configuration data received by the web server is processed by... Agent: Anthony Trothe Catherine Bridge

20100207941 - Adaptive 2n-ary tree generating method, and method and apparatus for encoding and decoding 3d volume data using it: A method and apparatus for encoding and/or decoding depth image-based representation (DIBR) data are provided. The encoding method includes: converting 3-dimensional (3D) volume data into adjustable octree data with predetermined labels given to nodes; by referring to the labels, encoding nodes of the adjustable octree from the root node to... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100207942 - Apparatus for 3-d free hand reconstruction: One object of the present disclosure is to provide an interpolation method for reconstructing an imaged object with the image edge as sharp as possible and the image itself as smooth as possible. An The EM (Expectation Maximization) image reconstruction is provided that suitable for freehand ultrasound systems.... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100207943 - Modular shader architecture and method for computerized image rendering: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique rendering an image pixel within a graphics image with multiple shaders in a single rendering phase using a modular shader architecture. A user specifies how geometric objects, light sources, and various types of rendering operations in a graphics scene are... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100207944 - Modular shader architecture and method for computerized image rendering: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique rendering an image pixel within a graphics image with multiple shaders in a single rendering phase using a modular shader architecture. A user specifies how geometric objects, light sources, and various types of rendering operations in a graphics scene are... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100207945 - Template for creating sequin-based designs & methods of use thereof: Embodiments of the invention are directed to templates for creating sequin-based designs and methods of use thereof. In one embodiment, the template may be a first panel which includes a plurality of cylindrical protrusions uniformly spaced thereon. A second panel may be removably coupled to a backside of the first... Agent: Loza & Loza LLP

20100207947 - Apparatus and method for visualizing the relationship between a plurality of sets: A computer readable storage medium includes executable instructions to associate two or more data sets with two or more vertices in a Venn graph. An intersection of the two or more data sets is associated with a vertex in the Venn graph. A plurality of outliers is associated between the... Agent: Sap GlobalIPC/o Cooley LLP

20100207946 - Functional presentation layer in a lightweight client architecture: A device generates an immutable display graph with leaves of the display graph representing low-level graphical operations such as drawings lines or a bitmap and nodes of the display graph representing translation and clipping. Because the display graph is immutable, it can be cached, shared, and rendered quickly. The structure... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20100207948 - Tessellating elements: The tessellating elements are in sets and comprise (a) at least one curve element comprising a semi-circle of diameter x; (b) at least one wave element having a perimeter which is three-sided, including a first side which is straight and of length x, a second side which comprises a concave... Agent: Larson & Anderson, LLC

20100207949 - Animation events: A method of detecting an occurrence of an event of an event type during an animation, in which the animation comprises, for each of a plurality of object parts of an object, data defining the respective movement of that object part at each of a sequence of time-points for the... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20100207950 - Defining simple and complex animations: A unified user interface (“UI”) is provided that includes functionality for defining both simple and complex animations for an object. The unified UI includes a UI for defining a single animation for an object and a UI for defining a more complex animation. The UI for defining a single animation... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100207951 - Method and device for monitoring operation of a solar thermal system: A novel method for monitoring the operation of a solar thermal system such as the healthy home system or the like. The present device includes a hardware housing with a processor device coupled to a bus and one or more memory devices. The processor device can be coupled to one... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100207952 - Magnetic memory display driver system: In one embodiment there is provided, a display driver system, comprising, at least one display driver; a magnetic random access memory (MRAM) macro; and a display driver interface coupling the MRAM macro and the at least one display driver.... Agent: Hahn And Moodley, LLP

20100207953 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A LCD includes: a display panel and a signal controller. The display panel includes n pixels arranged in a matrix, wherein n is a natural number. The signal controller sequentially receives first through 2n-th pixel image signals, sequentially calculates a difference between a k-th pixel image signal and a (n+k)-th... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100207956 - Display method and apparatus: A method of displaying image data is provided, which includes analyzing histograms by color signals of an input image frame; confirming grayscales by color signals in a predetermined frame unit with reference to the analyzed histograms; determining dimming factors in consideration of maximum grayscale values of the grayscales; determining image... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100207954 - Display system, display apparatus and control method of display apparatus: There are provided a display apparatus, a display system and a control method of the display apparatus. The display apparatus includes: a display unit; an image processing unit which processes an input image signal for display through the display unit; and a controller which determines whether the image signal corresponds... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100207955 - Video display apparatus: In a display apparatus such as PDP, in order to obtain well-lighted video while suppressing an increase in power consumption, the luminance level of a specific region of a display panel is decreased in accordance with an average luminance level of the entire display panel. However, when a low-luminance region... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100207957 - Overlaying videos on a display device: The embodiments of the present disclosure teach overlaying videos on a display device. The technique involves one or more buffers at input such as a first buffer (Primary Buffer) and an overlay buffer, a blitting module, a second buffer(Frame Buffer), and a display screen. The first buffer provides a first... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100207958 - Color image creating apparatus: A color image creating apparatus includes an acquisition unit and a creation unit. The acquisition unit acquires a color visible image from an imaging unit which images the color visible image which includes plural pixels which each include color information and intensity information based on light in a visible light... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100207959 - Lcd temporal and spatial dithering: A method and system for temporal dithering of pixels in a display. The dithering of the pixels may allow for simulation of 8-bit color from a 6-bit display. Moreover, the dithering of the pixels may be selected to follow a specific pattern to minimize display artifacts, which might otherwise result... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100207960 - Devices and methods for reducing artefacts in display devices by the use of overdrive: The invention relates to a method for reducing imaging artefacts during a frame-changeover from a current frame to a following frame displayed by a display device comprising a plurality of pixels, wherein the artefacts are reduced by overdriving at least one control signal for controlling the pixel intensity of the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100207961 - Multi view displays and methods for producing the same: A method for creating a distance dependent display that comprises providing an image separating mask having a plurality precision slits arranged in a pattern, generating an interlaced image from a plurality of images according to the pattern, and combining the interlaced image and the image separating mask to allow an... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100207962 - Image data transmission from gpu to system memory: A method for transmitting image data sets is provided. At a first location of a computer system image difference data are determined by performing a differencing operation between corresponding pixels of a first image and second image. The first image and the second image are divided into sub regions. Sub... Agent: Frank J. Bonini, Jr. Harding, Earley, Follmer, Frailey, PC

20100207964 - Displays with integrated backlighting: The specification and drawings present a new apparatus and method for designing and using display devices with integrated backlight layer structure utilizing separate color diffractive out-coupling (e.g., diffraction out-coupling). A lower substrate of the display can be used to integrate the backlight component (or the backlight layer structure), thus enabling... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100207966 - Driving method for liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid crystal display apparatus, and electronic device: A driving method for a liquid crystal display apparatus, a liquid crystal layer sandwiched between a pixel electrode and a counter electrode, and that controls a transmitted light in the liquid crystal layer by dividing a single frame period into multiple subfield periods and applying an on/off binary data signal... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100207963 - Gamma volatge generating apparatus and gamma voltage generator thereof: A gamma voltage generator including an operation amplifier, a first reference impedance unit, a second reference impedance unit, a first variable impedance unit, a second variable impedance unit, and a select unit is provided. The operation amplifier generates an amplified output voltage. The first reference impedance unit receives a first... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100207967 - Hybrid digital to analog converter, source driver, and liquid crystal display device: A hybrid digital to analog converter (DAC) includes a first digital to analog converting unit (DACU) and a second DAC unit. The first DAC unit provides an analog voltage corresponding to Q-bit upper data of P-bit gray data, in response to a plurality of gamma voltages, where P is a... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100207965 - Multi-primary conversion: A method converts an input pixel (IPi) defined by three values (ri, gi, bi) of input primaries (RI, GI, BI) into N drive values (DSi) for driving N sub-pixels (SPi) of a pixel (PIi) of a display device (DD). The N drive values (DSi) have a valid range (VR) wherein... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100207968 - Emission driver and organic light emitting display device including the same: An emission driver includes a plurality of stages, each including: a first driver for outputting an emission control signal through a corresponding emission control line in accordance with either the emission control signal and an inverse emission control signal output from a previous stage of the plurality of stages or... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100207970 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a plurality of subpixels respectively having switching elements and arranged in a matrix, a plurality of gate lines connected to the subpixels via the switching elements and transmitting a gate signal for turning on or off the switching elements, and a plurality of data lines... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100207969 - Multiple-primary-color liquid crystal display device: A multi-primary-color liquid crystal display device according to the present invention is adapted to conduct a display operation in at least four primary colors. The device has a plurality of pixels that form at least two different types of subsets. The device can perform rendering processing in which at least... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100207971 - Secondary user interface: A method for creating and accessing a graphical user interface in the overscan area outside the area of the display normally utilized by the common operating systems. This normal display area is generally known as the “desktop”. The desktop serves as a graphical user interface to the operating system. The... Agent: Davis Wright Tremaine, LLP/seattle

  
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20100201603 - Multi-display apparatus: Provided is a multi-display apparatus formed by connecting a plurality of display panels. The multi-display apparatus includes a first display panel, a second display panel disposed to overlap at least a portion of the first display panel, a transparent plate disposed only on the second display panel, or on both... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100201604 - Multi-foldable mobile display apparatus: A multi-foldable mobile display apparatus includes a first display panel, a second display panel, and a third display panel which are successively disposed in an unfolded state of the multi-foldable mobile display apparatus, and a transparent plate disposed on the second display panel. The second display panel is disposed on... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100201605 - Medical overlay mirror: Medical overlay mirror methods and related systems.... Agent: The Invention Science Fund Clarence T. Tegreene

20100201606 - Frame expanding glasses and frame expanding visual system: Frame expanding glasses adapted to be used with a display apparatus for making a user observe an expanding frame are provided. The frame expanding glasses include a left eye optical module and a right eye optical module. The left eye optical module is disposed between a left eye frame and... Agent: Mh2 Technology Law Group, LLP

20100201608 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: A technique that can prevent breakdown of a thin film transistor due to static electricity is provided. A manufacturing method of a display device includes, in forming a plurality of thin film transistors constituting a drive circuit outside a display region as an assembly of pixels, forming a first wiring... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100201607 - Flat panel display: A flat panel display includes a display panel and a control circuit. The display panel has a display area and a peripheral area. Besides, the display panel includes a pixel array, signal lines, first rescue lines, second rescue lines, and an adjustable load. The pixel array is located in the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100201609 - Organic light emitting diode display device: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display device including a first substrate, OLEDs disposed on the first substrate, a second substrate facing the first substrate, and reflective layers disposed on the encapsulation substrate. The reflective layers are offset with respect to the OLEDs, so that the OLED display device can... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100201610 - Light emitting diode light arrays on mesh platforms: Light emitting diodes (LED) panels are provided that are made using a flexible or solid platform in a mesh form, the mesh being constructed from a first plurality of conductive strips, arranged in a first direction, and a second plurality of conductive strips, arranged in a second direction such that... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100201611 - Led displays: Embodiments described herein provide LED displays. One embodiment of an LED display can comprise an array of white light units with each white light unit comprising a set of color light sources. The display can further include a controller electrically coupled to the white light units, the controller configured to... Agent: SprinkleIPLaw Group

20100201612 - Photoreceptor with a tft backplane for xerography without a ros system: Systems and methods are described that facilitate eliminating a need for a raster output scanner (ROS) or laser when generating a latent image on a photoreceptor. An addressable backplane is employed, comprising an array of field effect transistors (e.g., silicon or organic thin film transistors, or TFTs), wherein each TFT... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100201613 - Illuminating device and display device provided with the same: An illuminating device in which luminance unevenness caused by a lamp holder of a tubular light source is reduced is provided as a large-area, thin illuminating device formed as a surface-emitting light source by an edge light method, and a thin, large-screen display device with low power consumption that is... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100201614 - Method and apparatus for computer interface: A physical user interface is provided for a microprocessor device that runs an operating system. The interface has an array of sensors located below a workspace having a housing. The workspace divided into regions that are visible to a user, each region signifying a command to or an action performed... Agent: Michael Molins Molins & Co.

20100201616 - Systems and methods for controlling a digital image processing apparatus: A digital image processing apparatus includes a sensing unit configured to sense a user's gesture to perform a specific function and generate a signal representing the user's gesture. The digital image processing apparatus also includes a digital signal processing unit which receives the signal representing the user's gesture and recognizes... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP Attn: Patent Docket Dept.

20100201615 - Touch and bump input control: A touch and motion sensitive input control configured to use a combination of touch sensor output and motion sensor output to determine if an input event has occurred at an input area. The touch and motion sensitive input control can detect a particular input event (e.g., a button press) when... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100201617 - Real-time translation display interface and display method thereof: A real-time translation display interface and a display method thereof are provided, which generate a translation function window and an enlargement function window based on a cursor position. The translation function window and the enlargement function window are selectively displayed on a graphical user interface (GUI), thereby solving the problem... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100201618 - User interface: A user interface including a display driver and a control unit having a rotatable actuator. The display driver is configured to cause a display to display a plurality of selectable categories in a main array extending in a first direction, to display, for at least one of the categories, a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100201620 - Firearm training system: The present invention provides a firearm training system for actual and virtual moving targets comprising a firearm, a trigger-initiated image-capturing device mounted on a firearm, a processor, and a display. The system allows a user to visualize the accuracy of a shot taken when the trigger was pulled or the... Agent: Maria Maebius

20100201619 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, and handheld apparatus: An input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, a control method, and a handheld apparatus with which a user can easily control a movement and stop of a pointer displayed on a screen are provided. An input apparatus includes a sensor unit for detecting a movement of a casing... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100201621 - Moving object detecting apparatus, moving object detecting method, pointing device, and storage medium: Even when a user is gazing at one point intentionally but the eyeball of the user is actually moving slightly, the slight movement is not reproduced as it is as the position of a cursor but a determination is made that the user is gazing at one point intentionally, that... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100201623 - Method and system for displaying information: A display and a method of displaying information are disclosed. The display includes a first display screen including a first plurality of pixels controllable to display a visual indicator. A second display screen includes a second plurality of pixels, wherein the first and second display screens overlap, and wherein each... Agent: Murabito, Hao & Barnes, LLP

20100201622 - Push-detecting hall effect mini-joystick and corresponding control device: According to the invention, such a mini-joystick includes a Hall effect movement detection set including at least one first element interdependent in rotation with said handle and at least one second element fixed in relation to said body, said elements belonging to the group including the sensors and the magnets,... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100201626 - Mouse with improved input mechanisms using touch sensors: A mouse having improved input methods and mechanisms is disclosed. The mouse is configured with touch sensing areas capable of generating input signals. The touch sensing areas may for example be used to differentiate between left and right clicks in a single button mouse. The mouse may further be configured... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100201624 - Unintended displacement identification and correction method and system: Substantially elevated movement sensitivity of a mouse enables improved control and finer manipulation of an object, for example a pointer, displayed on a display device. However, the elevated movement sensitivity also results in unintended movement of the mouse, generated when a button of the mouse is operated, being translated into... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100201625 - Wearable computer mouse and electronic device controller: A portable electronic device controller includes a housing wearable by a user and a controller disposed within the housing. The housing may be worn on the user's fingers and in particular may be worn on the proximal phalanges of the user. The electronic device controller may advantageously be a computer... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - San Diego

20100201627 - Communication device having recombination of keys and real-time input method for the same: A real-time input method applied for a communication device having recombination of keys is provided in the present invention. The communication device includes a plurality of keys, a screen, and a first and a second combination keys. Each of the plurality of keys is operable for keying in a plurality... Agent: Sutherland Asbill & Brennan LLP

20100201628 - Alphabet input system for mobile terminal: An alphabet input system for a mobile terminal is provided, which can enable anyone to easily and rapidly input an alphabet using a combination of symbols having shapes that can be easily memorized by anyone. The alphabet input system includes a keypad, including 10 numeral keys ‘0’ to ‘9’, to... Agent: Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP

20100201629 - System for inputting different language characters based on virtual keyboard and method thereof: A system for inputting different language characters based on a virtual keyboard and a method thereof, by displaying a virtual keyboard comprising characters of a second language after receiving a trigger signal produced by a user in an input environment for a first language, and providing for the user to... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100201630 - Hot key operation module: A hot key operation module is disclosed. The hot key operation module includes a hot key and a touch panel. When a user presses the hot key, a host will display a graphical user interface on a screen, wherein the graphical user interface includes an operation block. The profile of... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100201641 - Contact type input device, contact type input method, and program: A touch panel input device and a touch panel input method, which can easily enlarge a display screen without using a stylus pen, for a contact type input device 1 for performing an input operation by contacting a display screen 2, is provided. Input reception means 4 for receiving a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100201645 - Determination apparatus, determination method and data storage medium: In the determination apparatus, the creation unit creates an image showing a virtual space. The first display unit displays images contained in the first display region of the virtual space. The second display unit displays images contained in the second display region of the virtual space. The input acceptance unit... Agent: Howard & Howard Attorneys PLLC

20100201646 - E-ink touchscreen visualizer for home av system: An interface apparatus includes a main unit, an array of interface modules, driver circuitry, and a remote unit. The main unit outputs files to an output unit, is detachably couplable to interface modules and assigns content identifiers to interface modules. The array presents an image to the user and each... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100201644 - Input processing device: When a finger is moved in a circle along a curved path after being moved along a linear path in a first function region of an input surface of an input pad, vertical scrolling is continuously performed. When the finger is moved in a circle along another curved path after... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100201634 - Manipulation of graphical elements on graphical user interface via multi-touch gestures: Embodiments related to the manipulation of objects on a multi-touch graphical user interface are disclosed. For example, in one disclosed embodiment, a method of operating a graphical user interface of a computing device comprises presenting a group of objects on the graphical user interface in a group representation, where the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100201631 - Method of detecting and tracking multiple objects on a touchpad using a data collection algorithm that only detects an outer edge of the objects and then assumes that the outer edges define a single large object: A system and method for detecting and tracking multiple objects on a touchpad or touchscreen, wherein the method provides a new data collection algorithm, wherein the method reduces a calculation burden on a processor performing detection and tracking algorithms, wherein multiple objects are treated as elements of a single object... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20100201643 - Mobile terminal and operating method of the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and an operating method of the mobile terminal are provided. The mobile terminal includes a transparent conductive layer configured to have a plurality of cells whose charge quantity varies in response to a touch signal, the cells being electrically isolated from one another; a plurality of pressure... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100201636 - Multi-mode digital graphics authoring: Various embodiments related to the presentation of a multi-mode digital graphics authoring program are disclosed herein. One embodiment provides a computing device comprising a multi-touch display, a processor and memory comprising instructions executable by the processor to detect an initial touch of a physical object on the display, to display... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100201638 - Operation method of touch pad with multiple function modes, integration system thereof, and computer program product using the operation method: A touch pad operation method with multiple function modes, an integration system, and a computer program product are provided. A first signal is received and whether the first signal conforms to a trigger condition is determined. If the first signal conforms to the trigger condition and exists continuously, the touch... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100201639 - Optical touch display device and method thereof: The invention provides an optical touch display device. The optical touch display device comprises a display module, a first image capturing module, a second image capturing module and a processing module. The display module generates N touch points according to a touch gesture, the touch gesture has a specific moving... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100201635 - Sensor, display including a sensor, and method for using a sensor: A sensor includes an insulating support defining a front side; a membrane arranged on the front side of the support, the membrane including at least one layer including a pattern of electrically conductive material; at least one capacitance measuring unit configured for measuring a capacitance between at least a portion... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100201642 - Touch input apparatus and portable electronic device including same: The portable electronic device of the present invention comprises a touch input apparatus including a touch panel installed on a surface of a display. The touch panel has a lead part projecting at the end of a detecting section. The detecting section includes a matrix area A where X value... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100201640 - Touch panel and touch panel type display apparatus: A touch panel X in accordance with the present invention includes a first base body 10 including a first resistive film 12, a second base body 20 including a second resistive film 22 and a wiring electrodes 23 and 24, and a conductive adhesive member 30 configured to electrically connect... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100201632 - Touch panel with stacking assembly: A touch panel with a stacking assembly comprises: a glass substrate; an upper surface of the glass substrate being covered by a lower conductive film and a plurality of projective spacers arranged around the lower conductive film; a lower adhesive frame being arranged at an outer periphery of the upper... Agent: Teh-zheng Lin 235 Chung - Ho

20100201637 - Touch screen display system: A touch screen display system combines the use of electromagnetic radiation emitters with shadow detection to determine the precise location or other touch related parameters of an object touching the display screen. In one embodiment the system comprises a display screen, a plurality of laser emitters disposed at a periphery... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100201633 - Touch screen with improved optical performace: An improved touch screen has enhanced optical performance and aesthetic quality. The sense electrodes and other traces on the touch screen are made less invisible to the user by substantially filling the space between the conductive traces or electrodes with isolated regions that match the light transmission characteristics of the... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC

20100201651 - Apparatus for displaying drawings: A first apparatus for displaying drawings comprises a housing having an aperture, a drawing sheet comprising electro-optic material movable through the aperture between closed and open positions, and a writing device for writing on the sheet as it moved between its closed and open positions. A second apparatus comprises a... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20100201650 - Capacitive proximity tactile sensor: A novel capacitive proximity tactile sensor is formed by an electrode layer and a compressible non-conductive layer. Positioning a conductive object in contact with the sensor and applying contact force onto the sensor surface allows for both detecting the location of touch (as in traditional proximity sensors) as well as... Agent: Boris Leschinsky

20100201647 - Capacitive touch sensor: The invention relates to a capacitive touch sensor for use with a display device. The capacitive touch sensor includes a first electrode layer including a plurality of first sensor elements. The capacitive touch sensor has a longitudinal direction and a transversal direction, and the plurality of first sensor elements are... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100201648 - Key-integrated lcd panel and method of integrating keys into lcd panel: A keys-integrated LCD panel includes a first conductor arranged on one face of a transistor substrate and a second conductor arranged on one face of a color filter substrate facing toward the transistor substrate. The second conductor meets the first conductor without contacting with the first conductor, and a key... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100201649 - Protection panel with touch input function and method for manufacturing the same: A protection panel with a touch input function and a method for manufacturing the same are disclosed in which a thickness of a protection panel is reduced by using a glass plate as a rear substrate, and at the same time, a risk of generating crack or fracture in the... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100201652 - Embedded piezoelectric elements in touch panels: A system includes a touch panel, a touch panel controller and a voltage source. The touch sensitive touch panel is formed with one or more piezoelectric elements disposed in an interior of the touch panel. The touch panel controller identifies an occurrence of a touch upon the touch panel and... Agent: Harrity & Harrity, LLP

20100201655 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: A display device with improved reliability and a manufacturing method of the same with improved yield. A display device according to the invention comprises a display area including a first electrode, an insulating layer covering an edge of the first electrode, a layer containing an organic compound, which is formed... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20100201654 - Electro-optical apparatus, method of driving the same, and electronic device: A method of driving an electro-optical apparatus includes segmenting a time width of a field into a plurality of subfields, the subfields within the field having different widths; and expressing a desired gradation level using a plurality of the subfields by applying an ON level for setting a pixel to... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100201653 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes first and second display panels each including scan lines arranged in a row direction, signal lines arranged in a column direction, and pixels arranged in a matrix at intersections of the first scan lines and the first signal lines. The first display panel and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100201660 - Electro-optical device and driving method of the same: In the electro-optical device for carrying out an image display by using n-bit (n is a natural number) digital image signals, one pixel incorporates n×m (m is a natural number) memory circuits, and has a function to store the digital image signals for m frames in the pixel (in examples... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100201657 - Method of driving electrophoretic display apparatus, electrophoretic display apparatus, and electronic device: A method of driving an electrophoretic display apparatus, wherein during displaying an image on the display unit, executing a pixel electrode pulse driving in which a pulse periodically alternating between first and second potentials is input to the pixel electrode corresponding to the pixel of which a display state is... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100201658 - Method of manufacturing display device and display device: A method of manufacturing a display device is provided, in which interlayer short formed in a capacitor in a wiring board or in an intersection between wiring lines may be repaired, and a display device is provided. A method of manufacturing a display device comprising steps of: forming a wiring... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100201656 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel for an organic light emitting diode display is disclosed. The pixel includes an organic light emitting diode, a dummy organic light emitting diode, and a compensator configured to change the current received by the organic light emitting diode according to the difference in threshold voltages of the organic... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100201659 - Pulse output circuit, display device, and electronic device: An object of the present invention is to suppress deterioration in the thin film transistor. A plurality of pulse output circuits each include first to eleventh thin film transistors is formed. The pulse output circuit is operated on the basis of a plurality of clock signals which control each transistor,... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100201661 - Semiconductor device and display device: If misalignment in a line width direction of an electrode (pad) of a connection terminal is caused in attachment of a substrate and an FPC, a connection area of the FPC terminal and the connection terminal becomes smaller and contact resistance is increased. In particular, an increase in contact resistance... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100201662 - Light emitting apparatus and method for manufacturing the same: The purpose of the invention is to improve reliability of a light emitting apparatus comprising TFTs and organic light emitting elements. The light emitting apparatus according to the invention having thin film transistors and light emitting elements, comprises; a second inorganic insulation layer on a gate electrode, a first organic... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100201663 - Method of driving a display panel and display apparatus for performing the same: A method of driving a display panel includes; sensing an illumination of a surrounding area which surrounds the display panel, and selectively displaying a black line image on the display panel in accordance with the illumination of the surrounding area.... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100201664 - Photosensor, photosensor apparatus including the photosensor, and display apparatus including the photosensor apparatus: Provided are a photosensor, a photosensor apparatus including the photosensor, and a display apparatus including the photosensor apparatus. The photosensor includes a substrate; a first light receiving layer which is formed on the substrate and comprises an oxide; a second light receiving layer which is connected to the first light... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100201665 - Display device including a liquid crystal screen with secured display: The general field of the invention is that of display devices comprising a liquid-crystal matrix screen composed of elementary pixels, said screen comprising at least a first electrode used as voltage reference and called the “backplane”, a second electrode in the form of a matrix electronic network delivering the drive... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100201666 - Electro-optical device, shift register circuit, and semiconductor device: An electro-optical device is configured to be capable of using a region of a gate line drive circuit efficiently and preventing rising speed of a gate line selection signal from decreasing (rising delay), and a shift register circuit is composed of a single conductivity type transistor which is suitable for... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100201670 - Derivative sampled, fast settling time current driver: Methods and apparatus provide for producing a remote current for driving a load, comprising: one of sourcing and sinking a local current, Iref, through a distributed impedance line, at a first node thereof; the other of sourcing and sinking a remote current, Iref, through the distributed impedance line in response... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20100201669 - Display apparatus and method thereof: A display apparatus includes a voltage generator, a display panel and a panel driving part. The voltage generator includes an operation amplifier including a first input terminal electrically connected to a reference voltage receiving terminal, a second input terminal receiving a feedback common voltage and an output terminal outputting a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100201668 - Gate drive circuit and display apparatus having the same: Gate drive circuit includes a plurality of stages connected one after another to each other. An m-th stage includes a pull-up section outputting a first clock signal as a gate signal of the m-th stage to an output terminal, a pull-down section applying a low voltage to the output terminal,... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100201675 - Image display device: Provided is an image display device, which includes: a display area including a plurality of pixels each of which includes a self light-emitting element; and a plurality of signal lines for inputting an image voltage to each of the plurality of pixels, in which: each of the plurality of pixels... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100201674 - Light emitting display apparatus and method of driving the same: A light emitting display apparatus and method for driving same is provided. In one embodiment, the light emitting display apparatus includes a plurality of pixel circuits, wherein each of the pixel circuits includes a light emitting device, a driving transistor having a first electrode coupled to the light emitting device... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100201673 - Light emitting display device and method of driving the same: A light emitting display device includes a plurality of pixel circuits, each including a compensation capacitor; a first switch element to apply a second power source voltage to the compensation capacitor while an initialization control signal is active; a second switch element to apply a data signal to the compensation... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100201667 - Method and system for display characterization and content calibration: A method and system for characterization of a display for facilitating the calibration of the display values of input content in response to dynamic behavior caused by changes in average power (picture) level of the input content include determining a level of average power (APL) in the input content and... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100201671 - Methods and apparatus for producing precision current over a wide dynamic range: Methods and apparatus provide for producing a remote current for driving a load, comprising: producing a local current, Iref; amplifying the local current Iref by a value of K to produce a local current K Iref; mirroring the local current K Iref to another location; producing a remote current K... Agent: Corning Incorporated

20100201676 - Multi-purpose periscope with display and overlay capabilities: A periscope that is switchable between the normal optical view of the outside, a display view, and an overlay view in which the outside view and display view are combined. The switching element is an electronically switchable mirror with primarily reflective, primarily transparent, and intermediate states, depending on the application... Agent: Raggio & Dinnin, P.C.

20100201672 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel having an electrode, a driver, and a first circuit protection unit. The driver supplies the electrode with at least one of a bias voltage, a reference voltage of the bias voltage, a sustain voltage, and... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100201677 - Method for driving electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic device: A method for driving an electrophoretic display device, which includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and an electrophoretic element disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode, the method includes: setting a multiplication of a driving voltage and a voltage application time of the electrophoretic element in a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100201679 - Driving circuit, driving method, electro-optical apparatus and electronic apparatus: Disclosed is a driving circuit that drives an electro-optical apparatus including electro-optical materials interposed between a pixel electrode and an opposite electrode which face each other, the driving circuit including an image signal supply unit that supplies the pixel electrode with an image signal corresponding to an image to be... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100201678 - Driving device, driving method and plasma display apparatus: A first ramp waveform (RW1) rising from a first potential (Vscn) to a second potential (Vscn+Vset) is applied to a plurality of scan electrodes (SCi) in a first period (t5 to t6), and a driving waveform dropping from a third potential (Ve1) to a fourth potential (0V) is applied to... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100201680 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A driving method of a plasma display device, the plasma display device having a plurality of first and second electrodes disposed adjacent to each other and a plurality of third electrodes disposed so as to intersect with the first and second electrodes, the driving method includes providing a reset period,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100201682 - Generating three-dimensional fadeÇade models from images: The subject disclosure relates to generating three-dimensional façade models from images. In one aspect, a systematic decomposition schema is disclosed for a façade structured into a Direct Acyclic Graph and implemented as a top-down recursive subdivision and bottom-up merging. In a further aspect, optimization of façade depth operating in a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100201681 - Image editing consistent with scene geometry: Image editing which is consistent with geometry of a scene depicted in the image is described. In an embodiment a graphical user interface (GUI) is provided to enable a user to simply and quickly specify four corners of a rectangular frame drawn onto a source image using the GUI. In... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100201684 - Creating dynamic sets to automatically arrange dimension annotations: A computer-implemented method and system creates dynamic sets to automatically arrange dimension annotations in a CAD model. The invention method/product/data storage medium/system determines a location to place a new dimension annotation based on dimension type of the entity selected to annotate. One or more sets of existing dimension annotations are... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20100201683 - Medical image display apparatus and medical image display method: A medical image display apparatus that obtains medical image information of a real space coordinate system containing a luminal organ of an examinee and develops the thus-obtained medical image information of the real space coordinate system to display a developed image of the luminal organ on a display device is... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20100201685 - Configurable depth-of-field raycaster for medical imaging: A method for volume ray casting is provided. For each pixel of a 2D image placed in a view plane a ray of sight is projected through a volume determined by a plurality of voxels of a volumetric dataset indicative of an object. A plurality of sampling points is determined... Agent: Frank J. Bonini, Jr. 86 The Commons At Valley Forge East

20100201686 - Method, apparatus, computer-readable medium and use for pharmacokinetic modeling: Methods and systems for interworking in messaging systems are described. An event store can be accessible by different dispatchers associated with different message servers. The dispatchers may be co-located with the event store or non co-located with the event store.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100201687 - Visualization of voxel data: The invention relates to visualization of medical images, and in embodiments to the visualization of the left ventricle of the human heart or other organs. A method of visualizing one or more sets of voxel data is disclosed. The method comprising: providing one or more sets of voxel data, providing... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100201688 - Image processing apparatus and method thereof: An image processing apparatus having an image sensing unit and a subject detection unit for performing a process of detecting a subject in an image inputted from said image sensing unit, has a detection size operation unit that sets a resolution of a target object to be detected by the... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100201689 - Method, apparatus and computer program product for interactive sketch template creation, alteration, and use: A method is provided for converting a template creation input corresponding to an image into a sketch template. This method may include minimizing stroke data cost and converting the resulting contour into a curve approximation based around landmark points. After the sketch template is created, it may be personalized using... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100201690 - Virtual white lines (vwl) application for indicating a planned excavation or locate path: Methods and apparatus for facilitating detection of a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. Source data representing one or more input images of a geographic area including the dig area is electronically received at a first user location, which may be remote... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100201691 - Shader-based finite state machine frame detection: Embodiments for shader-based finite state machine frame detection for implementing alternative graphical processing on an animation scenario are disclosed. In accordance with one embodiment, the embodiment includes assigning an identifier to each shader used to render animation scenarios. The embodiment also includes defining a finite state machine for a key... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100201692 - User interface for controlling animation of an object: A user can control the animation of an object via an interface that includes a control area and a user-manipulable control element. In one embodiment, the control area includes an ellipse, and the user-manipulable control element includes an arrow. In yet another embodiment, the control area includes an ellipse, and... Agent: Apple/fenwick

20100201693 - System and method for audience participation event with digital avatars: A system and method for capturing the voice and motion of a user and mapping the captured voice and motion to an avatar is disclosed. Other aspects include displaying the avatar in the virtual world of a movie or animation chosen by the user.... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100201694 - Electronic image device and driving method thereof: An electronic image device and driving method thereof allows a user to control a 3D image and eliminates a process for dividing an input image that is 3D image data into a left-eye image and a right-eye image. 3D image data signals may be generated directly from a 3D image... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100201695 - System and method for optimizing a graphics intensive software program for the user's graphics hardware: A system and method for optimizing the performance of a graphics intensive software program for graphics acceleration hardware. This system and method encompasses a procedure that validates the different functions of a 3D acceleration capable video card, decides whether to use the acceleration hardware and optimizes the software application to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100201696 - Image display system with visual server: An image display system with one or more client computers in selective communication with a visual server having image processing capabilities. The client computer generates image modifying data corresponding to a generated image, and transmits the data to the visual server. The visual server receives the image-modifying data, generates a... Agent: Creative Labs/groover

20100201697 - Die customization using programmable resistance memory elements: A method of customizing an integrated circuit chip, comprising the steps of: providing an electronic circuit on said chip; providing a phase-change memory on the chip; storing information about said electronic circuit in the phase-change memory. A method of operating an optical display.... Agent: Philip H. Schlazer Energy Conversion Devices, Inc.

20100201698 - Method of controlling timing signals, timing control apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the apparatus: A method of controlling timing signals includes; selectively providing both master control data and slave control data, which are included in control data, to a memory part based on a write enable signal provided form an external device, reading control data stored in the memory part in response to a... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100201699 - Display apparatus and data transmitting system: A display apparatus, including: a nonvolatile display device that retains display of information even after the power is cut, a data receiving device that receives data to be displayed on the nonvolatile display device, a volatile storage device that stores the data received by the data receiving device, a nonvolatile... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100201700 - Display apparatus, computer-readable recording medium in which display data deletion program is recorded, and display data deletion method: A display apparatus includes a display data obtaining device that obtains display data to be displayed in a display device, a storage control device that causes a storage device to store the obtained display data, a display control device that reads the display data from the storage device, and causes... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100201702 - Digital image projection luminaire systems: The present invention provides improvements to digital imagine projection systems and for seamless blending of images projected from a plurality of digital image projectors to create combined images from multiple projectors where the user is provided with independent control of the blend area and of independent control of image parameters... Agent: Heinz Grether PC G2 Technology Law

20100201701 - Image processor, image processing method, display device, program and integrated circuit: A display device efficiently reduces color unevenness in sub-pixel rendering. A display device (1000) includes a sub-pixel precision image obtaining unit (101), an edge extraction unit (103), and a color uneven area determination unit (104), and performs processing for reducing color unevenness based on the position of an edge between... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100201703 - Systems and methods for improving throughput of a graphics processing unit: Systems and methods for improving throughput of a graphics processing unit are disclosed. In one embodiment, a system includes a multithreaded execution unit capable of processing requests to access a constant cache, a vertex attribute cache, at least one common register file, and an execution unit data path substantially simultaneously.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100201704 - Color management method and apparatus thereof: Disclosed are a color management method, an apparatus thereof and a color management computer program for executing the method that enable a user to conveniently and easily select and/or change colors desired by the user in diverse ways. The color management method includes displaying a color scheme list that is... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20100201705 - Image processing device: An image processing device includes a specific color specification unit 2 for acquiring RGB color component data about specific colors a and b from a display image 5 by using a mark for specific color specification, a specific color information conversion unit 3 for determining values H respectively corresponding to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100201706 - Virtual white lines (vwl) for delimiting planned excavation sites of staged excavation projects: Methods and apparatus for facilitating detection of a presence or an absence of at least one underground facility within a dig area. Source data representing one or more input images of a geographic area including the dig area is electronically received at a first user location, which may be remote... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100201707 - Digital mapping system: Various methods, systems, and apparatus for implementing aspects of a digital mapping system are disclosed. One such method includes sending a location request from a client-side computing device to a map tile server, receiving a set of map tiles in response to the location request, assembling said received map tiles... Agent: Google / Fenwick

20100201709 - Image display method and apparatus: An image display method and apparatus are disclosed. When a background image and a foreground image are displayed in an overlapping manner, the comprehensibility of the foreground image is enhanced by adjusting the brightness of the background image on the basis of the external illumination, of the brightness difference between... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100201708 - Method and device selective presentation of two images individually or combined as a fusion image: In a method and device to show two different images (determined from a first image data set and a second image data set) of at least one imaging modality (in particular a medical imaging modality), the images can be presented together on a display device with a presentation area as... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100201710 - Stabilizing images: A method, apparatus, and computer readable storage medium provides the ability to stabilize a series of two or more still images (i.e., a clip). The clip of image data is obtained. The clip is then analyzed to produce a set of source curves that represent a global movement detected in... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP

20100201713 - Image display apparatus and method thereof: The present invention discloses an image display apparatus and a method thereof. The image display apparatus having an output picture includes a receiver module and an operation module. The receiver module receives at least one image having a display proportion. The operation module splits the output picture to generate a... Agent: Egbert Law Offices

20100201712 - Mobile electronic device with competing input devices: A mobile electronic device that can be used in at least two different orientations. The mobile electronic device comprises a processor, an orientation sensor, and at least two competing input devices. The processor is configured to enable and disable the competing input devices in accordance with the orientation of the... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100201711 - Resizing a digital document image via background content removal: What is disclosed is a system and method for performing a background deletion that exploits both local and global context to remove background and other white space between objects with the aim of retaining structural relationships between objects in the document. A document image is received and seams are carved... Agent: Fleit Gibbons Gutman Bongini & Bianco P.l.

20100201714 - Systems and methods for viewing medical images: For certain medical images, it is important and/or required that a user view all of a medical image at full resolution so that minute, but important, indicia in the medical image are not missed. A computing systems monitor the portions of the medical image that are displayed on the display... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100201715 - Method for controlling output of display unit and system enabling of the method: Disclosed herein are a method for controlling the output of a display unit to meet various requirements of the user, and an output control apparatus employing the same.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100201716 - Display device and display system: A display device according to the present invention includes a display which is provided on a front surface of the display device and is a display surface on which images are displayed, an illuminance sensor which is provided on a rear surface of the display device and is a first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100201717 - Display device and driving method thereof: A driving method for a display device includes the steps of: performing writing processing to apply a video signal to a first node over a data line via a writing transistor with a predetermined driving voltage applied from a power supply to one of source/drain regions of a driving transistor,... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100201721 - Light emitting device and electronic appliance: The present invention is to provide a light emitting device capable of obtaining a certain luminance without influence by the temperature change, and a driving method thereof. A current mirror circuit formed by using a transistor is provided for each pixel. The first transistor and the second transistor of the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100201718 - Light emitting lamp, backlight assembly and display device having the same: A light emitting lamp, a backlight assembly and a display device including the same are provided. The light emitting lamp includes a lamp tube longitudinally extended along an extension line, and a plurality of set electrodes disposed on a periphery of the lamp tube and along the extension line. The... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100201719 - Method for driving display device: A low-resolution image is displayed at higher resolution and afterimages are reduced. Resolution is made higher by super-resolution processing. In this case, the super-resolution processing is performed after frame interpolation processing is performed. Further, in that case, the super-resolution processing is performed using a plurality of processing systems. Therefore, even... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100201720 - Systems and methods of using a lighting system to enhance brand recognition: The present solution described herein provides systems and methods to coordinate and control the lighting of areas of a display unit in manner desired based on the type, brand and other characteristics of the product presented for display via the display unit. A lighting control system may control the characteristics... Agent: Choate, Hall & Stewart LLP

20100201722 - Display device and control method thereof: A display device includes a luminescence element. A power line provides the luminescence element with an electric current. A capacitor accumulates a driving voltage corresponding to a data voltage. A driver flows the electric current according to the driving voltage accumulated in the capacitor through the luminescence element via the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100201723 - Transflective liquid crystal display: The apparatus, methods, system and devices of the present invention provides transflective LCD system structure wherein each pixel is composed of at least three reflective sub-pixels and at least one transmissive sub-pixel. The reflective sub-pixels have a color filter layer for displaying color reflective images and the transmissive sub-pixel it... Agent: Law Offices Of Brian S Steinberger

  
08/05/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. inventions list

20100194666 - Device and method for outputting different images on at least two display units: A device for outputting different images on at least two display units is described, including a control unit for reading image data of the different images from an image memory, for producing a horizontal synchronization signal and for outputting the image data and the horizontal synchronization signal. The device also... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100194667 - System and method for implementing a remote display using a virtualization technique: The present disclosure relates to a system and method for operating the display hardware of a wireless device from a media device. In one embodiment, the system may comprise a wireless device that includes a processor, a memory, display hardware, and a slave node adapted to communicate with the display... Agent: Milbank, Tweed, Hadley & Mccloy

20100194668 - Method for visualizing images and a device for performing the same: The invention relates to information technologies and is intended for visualizing three-dimensional images. The technical result of the invention consists in creating electrically controlled three-dimensional phase diffraction gratings and, on their basis, screens for displaying three-dimensional color images. A method for visualizing images comprises directing a beam of broadband optical... Agent: Collard & Roe, P.C.

20100194669 - Led display having variable pixel spacing: A light diode display (2) that may contain a large number of pixels (6), the pixels (6) may contain a number of light diodes that may produce light of different colour, where the light diodes may be electrically connected to a power supply, and where the pixels or the light... Agent: Roberts Mlotkowski Safran & Cole, P.C. Intellectual Property Department

20100194670 - Oled display system compensating for changes therein: A method of compensating an OLED display device having light-emitting elements that change with use, comprising the steps of: a) using the device to display images; b) sequentially displaying an ordered series of calibration images, wherein each of the calibration images have one or more corresponding flat fields, at least... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100194672 - Color filter, method of fabricating the same and display device: Provided is a color filter that can ensure high productivity by producing all colors in a single process irrespective of colors of pixels and can improve uniformity in the transmittance, color reproduction, and thickness of pixels having their colors. The color filter includes: a substrate; and at least one of... Agent: Jason Y. Pahng And Associates, LLC

20100194671 - Display apparatus and imaging system: Provided is a display apparatus, in which a deterioration of a display device in an icon display region is reduced to lower the occurrence of burn-in. The display apparatus includes multiple pixels each including sub-pixels of red, green, blue and white, which are arranged in matrix and a color operation... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100194673 - Device and a method for an image sensor and a method for manufacturing an image sensor: A device comprises an image sensor having a group of pixels, wherein each pixel of the group of pixels comprises a microlens located on top of the pixel, the microlens being configured to transmit light to the pixel. The device further comprises at least one optical element, wherein each pixel... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100194675 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel; an illumination device that illuminates the liquid crystal panel; a cooler cooling the liquid crystal panel; a first detector detecting a surrounding temperature of the liquid crystal panel; a second detector detecting a surrounding temperature of the cooler; a controller... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100194674 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device (1) of the present invention includes a liquid crystal display panel (3) and a backlight (2). In the backlight (2), a plurality of plasma tubes (22) are employed as light sources. The backlight (2) includes: a substrate (21) and; an array structure (23) in which... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100194678 - Diagonal movement of a trackball for optimized navigation: A handheld communication device including a trackball-based cursor navigation tool includes a display screen, a plurality of trackball roll-direction detectors, each engaging the trackball and primarily actuated by one of a vertical, horizontal, and diagonal rotation of the trackball relative to the display screen. The roll-direction detectors can each have... Agent: Rim

20100194679 - Gesture recognition system and method thereof: A gesture recognition system includes an image pick-up device, a processor, an operation engine, an optimal template selection means, and a display terminal. The image pick-up device is for capturing an image containing a natural gesture. The processor is for finding out a skin edge of a skin part from... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100194680 - Information processing apparatus: According to an aspect of the invention, an information processing apparatus includes: a main body comprising a top face; a display module configured to be connected to the main body and configured to be rotatable between a closed position and an open position, the display module covering the top face... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100194676 - Kvm switch and computer readable medium: A KVM switch that is connected between servers, and at least one set of a keyboard, a mouse and a monitor, comprising: an acquiring portion that acquires information showing a screen resolution to which the monitor is capable of adapting, from the monitor, an analysis portion that analyzes a screen... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100194681 - Manipulation device for navigating virtual microscopy slides/digital images and methods related thereto: Featured is a manipulation device the ability to navigate virtual microscopy slides. The device includes an inverted light emitting diode (LED) reflecting light off a textured slide to a complimentary metal oxide semiconductor (CMOS) sensor that indicates the movement of the slide. The slide is freely moved by hand or... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100194677 - Mapping of physical controls for surface computing: Physical controls on a physical controller device (PCD) are dynamically mapped to application controls for an application being executed on a computer having a touch-sensitive display surface. The computer identifies a PCD which has been placed by a user on the display surface and displays a mapping aura for the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100194682 - Method for tap detection and for interacting with a handheld electronic device, and a handheld electronic device configured therefor: A method for tap detection and for interacting with a handheld electronic device, and a handheld electronic device configured therefore are described. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method for tap detection on a handheld electronic device, comprising: measuring acceleration using an accelerometer of the handheld electronic... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100194684 - Methods and systems for providing programmable computerized interactors: A computerized interactor system uses physical, three-dimensional objects as metaphors for input of user intent to a computer system. When one or more interactors are engaged with a detection field, the detection field reads an identifier associated with the object and communicates the identifier to a computer system. The computer... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100194683 - Multiple screen display device and method: Image browsing method and display device having a body with a plurality of display faces according to different planes, a plurality of display screens able to simultaneously display different digital images, the screens being respectively on different display faces of the body, image selection means for selecting a plurality of... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100194686 - Display control method, mobile terminal of using the same and recording medium thereof: The present invention relates to a display control method and a mobile terminal using the method, which can promptly move a pointing cursor between entities, and can easily move the pointing cursor to an arbitrary location on the screen. The display control method according to the present invention displays a... Agent: Lrk Patent Law Firm

20100194685 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus including a key input device and a sensing unit that detects motion and/or sound to adjust a position of a mouse pointer on a display... Agent: Kirk Hermann

20100194687 - Remote input device: An input device providing users with a pointing capability includes a sender portion (100) and a receiver portion (200). The sender portion (100) is adapted to be manipulated by a user (the user manipulating button 125) to specify a target point within a target area. The sender portion projects a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100194689 - Control system and method for displaying multi-windows for multiple computers or video devices: A control system and a method for display a plurality of video signals, the control system comprises at least one computer, at least one video device, at least one video command center (VCC) module, at least one mouse keyboard controller (MKC), a mouse, a keyboard, and at least one display... Agent: Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A.

20100194688 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus including a sensing unit that functions as a mouse, the apparatus including a main body with a key input device; a sensing unit installed in one side of the key input device and detecting the user's operation to adjust a position of a mouse pointer on... Agent: Kirk Hermann

20100194690 - Concurrently displaying multiple characters for input field positions: For each of multiple user inputs, multiple keys of a keyboard that are touched as part of the user input are identified. Additionally, for each of the multiple user inputs, multiple characters that are to be displayed concurrently are determined based on the multiple keys that are touched as part... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100194691 - Dialogue system for a motor vehicle: In a dialog system, which is intended for a motor vehicle and comprises a plurality of control keys, at least one of which can be assigned a function from a predefined set of functions in such a manner that this function is executed upon actuation of this control key, and... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100194700 - Character input device: The present invention relates to a character input device which allows all the characters which it is desired to input to be arranged in a minimum input region so as to be suitable for miniaturization, as well as allows each of the arranged characters to be input through only one-input... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100194704 - Display device, touch sensor, and method for manufacturing display device: Disclosed herein is a display device including: a display panel configured to display an image in a display area and have a substrate over which a protruding elastic member and an electrode provided on the elastic member are formed in the display area; wherein a plurality of steps are provided... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100194695 - Dual configuration for display data lines: A display having data lines that can be configured between a display mode and a touch mode is disclosed. The display can have sense regions for sensing a touch or near touch on the display during the touch mode. These same regions can display graphics or data on the display... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100194693 - Electronic apparatus, method and computer program with adaptable user interface environment: An electronic apparatus comprising a user interface environment for operating the electronic apparatus wherein the user interface environment is arranged to present at least one graphical user interface item for user interaction is disclosed. The electronic apparatus further comprises an actuation position detector devised to detect user actuation; a stylus;... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100194692 - 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 controlling a handheld electronic device having a touchscreen display, comprising: determining a location of a touch input on... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100194706 - Inputting apparatus and storage medium storing program: An inputting apparatus including: a detecting portion which detects an approach-touch area of a detecting area, the approach-touch area being an area detecting an approach or a touch of an input object; a first judging section which judges whether the approach-touch area has been moved in a direction other than... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100194697 - Integrated touch screen: Displays with touch sensing circuitry integrated into the display pixel stackup are provided. Circuit elements, such as touch signal lines, such as drive lines and sense lines, grounding regions, in the display pixel stackups can be grouped together to form touch sensing circuitry that senses a touch on or near... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100194699 - Integrated touch screen: Displays with touch sensing circuitry integrated into the display pixel stackup are provided. Circuit elements, such as touch signal lines, such as drive lines and sense lines, grounding regions, in the display pixel stackups can be grouped together to form touch sensing circuitry that senses a touch on or near... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100194707 - Integrated touch screen: Displays with touch sensing circuitry integrated into the display pixel stackup are provided. Circuit elements, such as touch signal lines, such as drive lines and sense lines, grounding regions, in the display pixel stackups can be grouped together to form touch sensing circuitry that senses a touch on or near... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100194694 - Method and apparatus for continuous stroke input: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus, comprising a processor configured to receive a continuous stroke input related to a virtual keypad, determine input information based at least in part on said continuous stroke input, wherein said input information comprises a first part that excludes... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100194701 - Method of recognizing a multi-touch area rotation gesture: A system and method for detecting and tracking multiple objects on a touchpad or touchscreen, wherein the method provides a new data collection algorithm, wherein the method reduces a calculation burden on a processor performing detection and tracking algorithms, wherein multiple objects are treated as elements of a single object... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20100194705 - Mobile terminal having dual touch screen and method for displaying user interface thereof: Provided is a method of displaying a user interface of a portable terminal having a two-sided touch screen where a first touch sensor and a second touch sensor are formed to the front side and the backside of a display unit. The method includes displaying a user interface including at... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100194703 - Multimedia, multiuser system and associated methods: A table system includes a touch screen integrated in a table top, a computer system in communication with the touch screen, the touch screen being configured to serve as a primary input to the computer and to display multiple active sections at different orientations corresponding to different seating locations on... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100194702 - Signal processing apparatus, signal processing method and selection method of uer interface icon for multi-touch panel: The present invention provides a signal processing apparatus and a signal processing method of a man-machine interface. The signal processing method comprises steps of: receiving a first touch signal; recognizing an object corresponding to the first touch signal; determining whether a second touch signal is received while receiving the first... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100194698 - Switching circuitry for touch sensitive display: A circuit for switching an LCD between display and touch modes is disclosed. The circuit can include one or more switches configured to switch one or more drive, sense, and data lines in LCD pixels according to the mode. During touch mode, the circuit switches can be configured to switch... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100194708 - Touch panel and method of manufacturing the same: A touch panel includes an input registration structure comprising a biasable medium layer. A generally inflexible cover is disposed on the input registration structure and defines a touch surface. A pointer biases the biasable medium layer at a position adjacent the pointer when the pointer is positioned proximate the touch... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100194696 - Touch regions in diamond configuration: Touch regions in a diamond configuration in a touch sensitive device are disclosed. Touch regions can include drive regions of display pixels to receive stimulation signals and sense regions of display pixels to send touch signals based on a touch or near touch. The drive regions and sense regions can... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100194710 - Information input device and information input/output device: An information input device includes: a first substrate; a second substrate formed opposite to the first substrate; and a position detection portion including at least three or more sensor electrodes and detecting a position at which at least one of the first substrate and the second substrate bends by electrical... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100194709 - Liquid crystal display device, manufacturing method of liquid crystal display device, display device and information input apparatus: A display device includes: a display panel including first and second substrates spaced from and opposite to each other, and has a touch sensor switch. The touch sensor switch includes a first touch electrode provided on a surface of the first substrate facing the second substrate, and a second touch... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100194712 - Optical pointing device and portable electronic device having the same: Disclosed herein is an optical pointing device as a user interface for electronic devices such as communication terminals and the like. The optical pointing device includes a light receiving part, an optical unit transferring light to the light receiving part and including a reflection part disposed in an optical path,... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100194711 - Optical touch sensing apparatus: The invention discloses an optical touch sensing apparatus applied to a panel. The optical touch sensing apparatus comprises an frame, a first image capturing module, a second image capturing module, and a processing module. The first image capturing module is set at a first position for capturing a first image... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100194713 - User interface device: A user interface device detects a fingertip placed on an imaging range. The imaging range is located or arranged so that a user inserts and place a hand along a predetermined direction. A device detects a tip area corresponding to the fingertip from the imaging range. The device determines whether... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100194715 - Integrated information presentation system with environmental controls: An integrated information presentation system that includes environmental controls is described that at least enhances the experience of giving or viewing a presentation. During the giving of a presentation, multiple controls are available in the system which enable the presenter to have direct control of the presentation environment. The system,... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC

20100194714 - Led matrix display device: An LED matrix device has sequential circuits, data drive circuits, scanning drive circuits and the LED matrix. The display elements at the junction of lines and rows include an infrared LED and at least one visible light LED each. Sequential circuits generate control signals to control the data and the... Agent: Egbert Law Offices

20100194716 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device and a driving method thereof. The display device includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix. Each pixel includes a light-emitting element, a driving transistor including an input terminal connected to a first node, a control terminal connected to a second node, and an output terminal,... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100194718 - Integrated circuit device, electro optical device and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device includes: a data line driving circuit provided for each of a plurality of data signal supply lines that supplies a multiplexed data signal to a corresponding data signal supply line; an order offset register that stores a first order offset setting value; an order setting circuit... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100194717 - Organic electroluminescence display device: The present invention provides an organic electroluminescence display device including an organic electroluminescence element which includes a transparent electrode, a counter electrode, and an organic compound layer provided between the transparent electrode and the counter electrode, the organic compound layer including a light emitting layer, and a fine particle-containing layer... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100194719 - Thin-film transistor, manufacturing method thereof, and electronic apparatus using thin-film transistor: A thin-film transistor includes a substrate, a gate electrode over the substrate, an insulating layer over the gate electrode, and a semiconductor layer over the insulating layer. The semiconductor layer includes a channel region, a source region, and a drain region. A source electrode is over the source region, and... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100194720 - Electronic circuit, method of driving the same, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: At a writing time, a first transistor 412 is turned on so that a data signal Xj is supplied to one end of a capacitor 420. At this time, since a second transistor 414 is turned off, driving current does not flow to an organic light emitting diode (OLED) device... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100194723 - Circuit board, display device, and liquid crystal display device:

20100194721 - Display device: The present liquid crystal display device includes light detectors, a receiver circuit, a display control circuit, a video signal line drive circuit, a scanning signal line drive circuit, and a display portion, which are formed on a TFT substrate of a liquid crystal display panel, and it also includes white... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100194722 - Image display apparatus and electronic apparatus: An image display apparatus includes: a circuit board integrally formed with a driving element for driving a display element and a light receiving sensor for receiving light; a light change structure provided in a region of the circuit board, in which the light receiving sensor is formed, and includes a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100194725 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes an illumination acquisition part acquiring the illumination of outdoor daylight, a time acquisition part acquiring date and/or time, a control part controlling display luminosity according to the output of the illumination acquisition part, wherein the control part is characterized by determining the control range of a... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20100194724 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device comprises a liquid crystal display panel; and a backlight. The backlight includes: a plurality of fluorescent lamps arranged in parallel in a plane parallel to the liquid crystal display panel; a housing for supporting each of the plurality of fluorescent lamps; and a plurality of... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100194728 - Cholesteric liquid crystal display device: A cholesteric liquid crystal display device in which a first step for applying a high voltage pulse to initialize a pixel and a second step for applying a low voltage pulse to increase a coexistence ratio of a focal conic state to the planar state in the initialized pixel are... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100194726 - Display device and display method: In the display device and the display method of the present invention, a scanning signal line driving circuit controls falls of a scanning signal line, so as to make level shifts occurring to pixel potentials substantially uniform throughout display plane, the level shifts being caused by parasitic capacitances which parasitically... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100194727 - Plasma display device: In a plasma display device, a temperature-monitoring electrode for monitoring a panel temperature is parallely arranged with at least either one of a display electrode and a scan electrode, or an address electrode in a PDP. And, a resistance-value monitoring circuit for monitoring a resistance value of the temperature-monitoring electrode... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100194729 - Driving circuit of plasma display panel and driving method thereof: Disclosed are a driving circuit of a plasma display panel (PDP) driving circuit and a driving method thereof, which can simplify the driving circuit and stably secure a sustain discharge waveform. The PDP includes a first electrode applying a ramp-up voltage, a ramp-down voltage, a scan pulse voltage and a... Agent: Head, Johnson & Kachigian

20100194735 - Display apparatus and method for driving same: In one embodiment of the present invention, an active matrix display apparatus includes a screen having a plurality of regions each provided with a gate driver, in each of which plurality of regions scanning lines are driven so as to be sequentially selected by use of timing of a gate... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100194737 - Display control/drive device and display system: A display control/drive device (a liquid crystal controller driver and a semiconductor integrated circuit for driving liquid crystals) which can serve to reduce peak currents and thereby restrain the occurrence of EMI is to be provided. In a liquid crystal display control/drive device in which image signals to be applied... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100194736 - Display device having display element of simple matrix type, driving method of the same and simple matrix driver: A display device includes: a matrix-type display element; a row driver that drives a scan electrode of the display element; and a column driver that drives a data electrode of the display element, in which the column driver includes a matrix driver in a segment mode, the row driver includes... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100194731 - Display driver including plurality of amplifier circuits receiving delayed control signal and display device: A driver includes a plurality of amplifier circuits which outputs a plurality of gradation voltages to a display portion according to a control signal, a control circuit which outputs the control signal, and a delay portion which sequentially supplies the control signal to amplifier circuits in a first amplifier circuit... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100194730 - Display driving semiconductor device: In order to decrease the length of a semiconductor element in a long side direction taking into consideration a disposition of electrodes and circuits, center portions (30a-3, 30a-4, and 30a-5) of a long side portion (30a) of the semiconductor element (30) include the plurality of display input electrodes (34) arranged... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100194732 - Driving device and driving method of plasma display panel, and plasma display apparatus: In a setup period of a first SF, a first ramp waveform (L2) that drops from a first potential (Vsus) to a second potential (−Vad+Vset2) is applied to scan electrodes belonging to a first scan electrode group. On the other hand, a second ramp waveform (L3) that drops from a... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100194734 - Integrated circuit device, electro optical device and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device includes: a data line driving circuit that is provided for each of a plurality of data signal supply lines and supplies a multiplexed data signal to a corresponding data signal supply line among the plurality of data signal supply lines; a pattern output circuit; and an... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100194733 - Multiple voltage level driving for electrophoretic displays: This application is directed to driving methods for electrophoretic displays. The driving methods comprise applying different voltages selected from multiple voltage levels, to pixel electrodes and optionally also to the common electrodes. In a preferred method, the different voltages are selected from a group consisting of 0V, at least two... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100194738 - Integrated circuit device, electro optical device and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device having a data line driving circuit and a position offset addition circuit that connects position offsets based on position offset setting values, wherein, among first pixel to p-th pixel of a plurality of pixels, a position offset register stores a first position offset setting value corresponding... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100194739 - Thin-film semiconductor device, display device including the same, and method of driving display device: A thin-film semiconductor device includes a temperature sensor formed of a thin-film semiconductor and sensing a temperature as current, and a current-voltage converter formed of a thin-film semiconductor and having temperature dependence in which its current-voltage characteristic is different from that of the temperature sensor. A temperature sensed by the... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100194740 - Unit circuit, control method thereof, electronic device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a unit circuit comprising: a capacitive element having a first electrode, a second electrode, and a dielectric layer interposed between the first electrode and the second electrode; a transistor having a gate electrode connected to the first electrode, a first terminal supplied with one of a low... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100194742 - Adaptive grand tour: A system and method of generating a dynamic visualization of a multi-dimensional dataset of data-points are disclosed. The method is an adaptation of the Grand Tour approach, but instead of using all possible projections comprising at least one data point, some of which may not be useful, the method includes... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100194741 - Depth map movement tracking via optical flow and velocity prediction: Techniques for efficiently tracking points on a depth map using an optical flow are disclosed. In order to optimize the use of optical flow, isolated regions of the depth map may be tracked. The sampling regions may comprise a 3-dimensional box (width, height and depth). Each region may be “colored”... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100194746 - Display of a three-dimensional virtual space generated by an electronic simulation system: An electronic system for displaying a three-dimensional simulation scenario comprising a calculation unit configured so as to generate a three-dimensional simulation scenario, a display device for displaying the three-dimensional simulation scenario, a virtual video camera set in a displacement plane positioned in turn within the three-dimensional simulation scenario, a pointer... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100194745 - Holographic display having improved reconstruction quality: Disclosed is a display for the holographic reconstruction of a three-dimensional scene using means which allow a reduction of speckle patterns. Speckle patterns result in the graining of a holographic reconstruction and worsen the quality thereof. The 3D scene is incoherently superimposed with itself chronologically or spatially in the eye... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia)

20100194743 - Multiscale three-dimensional reference grid: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing a multiscale three-dimensional reference grid that is displayed in design software application programs. The reference grid appears infinite in space and scale. Depth cues are provided that are independent of the viewing projection to allow an end user... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100194744 - Position pegs for a three-dimensional reference grid: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing position pegs between objects and a three-dimensional reference grid that is displayed in design software application programs. The reference grid appears infinite in space and scale. A position peg that includes a stalk and base is drawn between... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100194747 - Dynamic fragment coverage antialiasing: The following discloses antialiasing systems and methods. Information about one or more fragments or primitives in a pixel area may be dynamically stored. The stored information may include, for example, depth, color, location and coverage. The coverage and depth information may be tracked at a higher frequency across the pixel... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100194748 - Calculating three-dimensional (3d) voronoi diagrams: Systems and methods for computing three-dimensional (3D) Euclidean Voronoi diagrams are disclosed. For some embodiments, a set of 3D objects is accessed, in which each 3D object is mathematically defined. Thereafter, a Voronoi region associated with each of the 3D objects is computed, thereby resulting in a complete Euclidean Voronoi... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100194749 - Systems and methods for non-destructive examination of an engine: A method for non-destructive examination of components within an assembly is described. The method includes producing an image of at least a portion of the assembly, extracting a point cloud of the image, registering the point cloud to a CAD coordinate system, and determining points in the point cloud of... Agent: John S. Beulick (12729) C/o Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100194750 - Visualization of anatomical data: The invention relates to an apparatus and a method for examination and visualization of an object of interest. The apparatus comprises a display, an input device, and a calculation unit, wherein the calculation unit is adapted for performing the following steps: acquiring a first data set; acquiring a second data... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100194751 - Ray tracing a three dimensional scene using a grid: Ray tracing a three-dimensional scene using a grid. One example embodiment is a method for ray tracing a three-dimensional scene using a grid. In this example method, the three-dimensional scene is made up of objects that are spatially partitioned into a plurality of cells that make up the grid. The... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100194752 - Storage medium having input processing program stored thereon and input processing device: An input processing program for displaying a virtual 3-dimensional space and causing a computer to execute: a virtual plane setting step for setting a virtual plane in the virtual 3-dimensional space; a 2-dimensional coordinate detection step for detecting 2-dimensional coordinates inputted by a pointing device; an on-virtual plane moving step... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100194753 - Device-specific content versioning: Embodiments relate to display of visual content on a client device using server-side rasterization of visual content. According to some embodiments, visual content is rendered on a server system, transformed into bitmaps compatible with the display attributes of a client device, and transmitted for display on the client device. The... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20100194757 - Fundus oculi observation device, ophthalmologic image processing device, and program: A fundus oculi observation device capable of defining which part in the result of analysis of the layer thickness of a fundus oculi is a part obtained by analyzing a vascular region is provided. A fundus oculi observation device 1 forms a plurality of tomographic images G1-Gm of a fundus... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100194755 - Identifying a point on a signal: A method and apparatus for identifying a point on a rendered signal. The rendered signal comprises display-points that correspond to sampled points. A portion of the sampled-points is displayed. A sampled-point is selected from the portion displayed. The signal is rendered on the display to include the display point corresponding... Agent: Agilent Technologies Inc.

20100194756 - Method for producing scaleable image matrices: A method for producing an image matrix including providing a network with a multitude of link starting nodes and a multitude of link destination nodes with links lying between them, forming a matrix with rows and columns, wherein link starting nodes are assigned to the rows and link destination nodes... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper LLP (us)

20100194754 - System and method for displaying bar charts with a fixed magnification area: A system and a method are disclosed for visually displaying data points using charts on a display screen with limited display area. A fixed magnification area allows presentation of detailed information for some data points compared to other data points that are displayed. The chart can be moved relative to... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100194758 - Methods of providing graphics data and displaying: A method of providing graphics data, comprising generating a first set of data vectors specifying geometrical characteristics of a graphical object in a first digital picture, generating a second set of data vectors specifying geometrical characteristics of the graphical object in a second digital picture to be displayed after the... Agent: Cahn & Samuels LLP

20100194759 - Mathematical expression entry: Aspects of the present disclosure include a user interface system for allowing a user to quickly and easily change modes of entry and display of mathematical expressions on a math program. The user interface is configured to switch between modes based on a user's entries in order to reflect the... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100194760 - Method and apparatus producing text patterning data correspondence to image data and reconstructing image data using the text patterning data: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for generating text-pattern data corresponding to image data, and reconstructing image data using the generated text-pattern data. The present invention provides a method of generating text-pattern data corresponding to image data, comprising the steps of obtaining size information of image data;... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Group LLP

20100194761 - Converting children's drawings into animated movies: The present invention comprises of a business method and music and text-derived speech animation software for producing simple, effective animations of digital media content that educate, entertain the children and views by the presentation of speaking digital characters. The invention makes the creation of digital talking characters both easy and... Agent: Phillip Rhee

20100194762 - Standard gestures: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for grouping complementary sets of standard gestures into gesture libraries. The gestures may be complementary in that they are frequently used together in a context or in that their parameters are interrelated. Where a parameter of a gesture is set with a... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100194763 - User interface for controlling animation of an object: A user can control the animation of an object via an interface that includes a control area and a user-manipulable control element. In one embodiment, the control area includes an ellipse, and the user-manipulable control element includes an arrow. In yet another embodiment, the control area includes an ellipse, and... Agent: Apple/fenwick

20100194765 - Image display apparatus, image display system, image display method, and program: An image display apparatus includes: an external apparatus connecting unit that is connected with a plurality of image supply apparatuses and receives a plurality of data transmitted from the image supply apparatuses; an output unit that outputs an image based on the data to a display unit; an operation unit... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100194764 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: An information processing apparatus includes a storage unit configured to store information representing a plurality of screens in each of a plurality of groups to which priorities are previously set, a determination unit configured to determine a group which is assigned the highest priority, and a control unit configured to... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100194766 - Apparatus, method, and program for structuring visualization object data; and apparatus, method, and program for visualizing visualization object data: A method of visualizing visualization object data by creating a visualized image, including setting a visualization requirement; determining each node from a root node to a leaf node as a selected node, and determining whether or not the selected node satisfies the visualization requirement; registering nodes in a selected-node list... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100194767 - Oled trim panel: An interior trim component for a vehicle includes a trim panel. The trim panel includes a substrate layer, a protective layer, and an organic light emitting diode portion disposed between the substrate layer and the protective layer for displaying one or more surface appearances on the trim panel within a... Agent: Magna International, Inc.

20100194768 - System and method for painting 3d models with 2d painting tools: An 2D layer containing texture coordinate information is inserted into a layered image snapshot of a 3D scene perspective. The layered image snapshot can be painted using 2D painting techniques and then imported back into the 3D scene by using the texture coordinate information to map modified pixels back into... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100194772 - Image display using a computer system, including, but not limited to, display of a reference image for comparison with a current image in image editing: When editing an image (160.2) with a computer system, a command may be issued to display a reference image (160.0 or 160.1) to allow a human user to visually compare the current image (160.2) with the reference image. In response, some embodiments display the entire reference image in the position... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100194771 - Liquid crystal display device: There is provided a liquid crystal display device that can easily suppress color variation, even if there is a difference in white tolerance of the backlight. The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel to which an image signal is input, and a backlight provided on one... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100194770 - Method and arrangement for spatial illustration: For each view, propagation channels are specified and assigned to them, which differ from the propagation channels for the other views. The propagation channels are switched to be transmissive or opaque to light by means of a controllable shutter (3), depending on which view is displayed on which pixel. The... Agent: James F Mclaughlin

20100194769 - Picture processing method and mobile communication terminal: A picture processing method and apparatus in which an APL (average picture level) value is calculated from luminance signals, weighting coefficients are obtained according to chrominance signals, and a number of pixels contained in a picture frame, and a peak luminance is obtained based on the APL value. Subsequently, the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100194773 - Skin color cognizant gma with luminance equalization: A method for mapping/enhancing the color of an image to be displayed on a display includes receiving an image having a plurality of pixels where each of the pixels has a plurality of color components. The image is processed using a pair of gamut color mapping operations in combination with... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20100194774 - Automatic color adjustment of template design: The present invention generates a color template design to format a presentation. According to one aspect, a plurality of template designs are provided on a visual display. A selection of one of the plurality of template designs is received from a user. A plurality of source images that are separate... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100194775 - Color selection system: Color selection and display methods and devices in which colors can be displayed according to color harmony and color emotion and feedback obtained on color emotion and color harmony evoked by selected color and/or color combinations.... Agent: The H.t. Than Law Group

20100194776 - Color selection system: Color selection and display methods and devices in which colors can be displayed according to color harmony and color emotion and feedback obtained on color emotion and color harmony evoked by selected color and/or color combinations.... Agent: The H.t. Than Law Group

20100194777 - Image processing method and image processing apparatus: An image processing method and device for converting monochromatic image data into color display image data, characterized in that the display characteristics are obtained, candidate color display image is selected according to the signal value of the monochromatic image data, at least either target brightness information or target chromatic information... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100194780 - Method and apparatus for making a mosaic: A method and a system for building a mosaic. The system includes a software processor to design a pattern from an image, a graphical user interface, an operational manager, a sorter, an inspection station, a bufferer and a mechanical mechanism. The pattern is disassembled into a plurality of sub-images, each... Agent: Brown Rudnick LLP

20100194779 - Method and system for sizing polygons in an integrated circuit (ic) layout: One embodiment of the present invention provides a system that sizes a polygon in a layout. During operation, the system receives a polygon which is to be sized by a sizing amount. The system then selects one or more vertices of the polygon. Next, the system replaces each selected vertex... Agent: Pvf -- Synopsys, Inc C/o Park, Vaughan & Fleming LLP

20100194778 - Projecting data dimensions on a visualization data set: A visualization system is provided. The system includes a visualization component that displays at least two dimensions of data in at least a two dimensional view of the data. A selection component indicates at least one other dimension of data and a projection component expands the two dimensional view of... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100194781 - System and method for cropping and annotating images on a touch sensitive display device: The present invention is a system and method for cropping and annotating images on a touch sensitive display device or other handheld device, including the following steps: (a) displaying an image of the image file to be cropped/annotated; (b) receiving an first input from a user designating a first point... Agent: American Pioneer Ventures Attn: Daniar Hussain

20100194782 - Method and apparatus for creating virtual graffiti in a mobile virtual and augmented reality system: A method and apparatus is provided for easily creating virtual graffiti that will be left for a particular device to view. During operation a device will be placed near a first point that is used to define a boundary for the virtual graffiti. The device will locate the first point,... Agent: Motorola, Inc.

20100194783 - Map display device: In a display device of the present invention, a map, one or more positions on the map, and one or more information pieces associated with the positions are stored; the stored map is displayed in on a display; one or more prescribed-sized display area portions of a display area, on... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100194784 - Apparatus and method for map zooming: An apparatus for map zooming includes instructions stored in a memory that when executed by a processor render a zoom bar. The zoom bar includes a plurality of map scale hash marks arranged along an axis of the zoom bar and indicative of a map scale range of a geographic... Agent: Raytheon Company C/o Daly, Crowley, Mofford & Durkee, LLP

20100194788 - Driving method for vacuum fluorescent display, and vacuum fluorescent display: Luminance life can be enhanced in a vacuum fluorescent display that is driven according to a dynamic drive scheme and that uses a phosphor having remarkable luminance saturation. A drive method for a vacuum fluorescent display, having causing a phosphor layer formed on an anode to display under low-energy electron... Agent: Hedman & Costigan, P.C.

20100194785 - Front lighting for rollable or wrappable display devices: A display device includes a housing, a screen connected to the housing and being configured to display data in grey-scale on a first portion of the screen, and at least one light source connected to the housing. The light source is configured to project color content on a second portion... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100194786 - Image display apparatus and image display method: An image display apparatus including: a display panel configured to display a display image based on an image signal; an illumination unit configured to output an illumination light for illuminating the display panel; and a controller configured to correct, when a illumination request for illuminating the display panel is received,... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100194789 - Partial image update for electrophoretic displays: The present invention is directed to methods for partial image updates. Such methods provide the display controller the ability to update selected areas of an image that require updating and leave other areas unchanged. The methods also allow for multiple waveforms to be used for specific regions, giving the display... Agent: Howrey LLP

20100194787 - Plasma display panel display apparatus: White noise images and white noise-like pattern images are discerned by making use of the fact that the address current is increased when such an image is entered and detecting the address current by an address current detection circuit. When the detected address current exceeds a given value α and... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100194793 - Cholesteric liquid crystal display device: A display device includes: a display element of a dot matrix type; a row driver that drives a row electrode of the display element; a column driver that drives a column electrode of the display element; and a multiple voltage power source that supplies a drive voltage to the row... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100194794 - Display device having display element of dot matrix type and a drive method of the same: A display device includes a matrix-type display element, a drive circuit, a control circuit, and a temperature sensor, the control circuit controls the drive circuit so that an initialization pulse to initialize a pixel to be rewritten is applied to bring about an initial gradation state and then a gradation... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100194792 - Illumination unit and method for driving the illumination unit: An illumination unit may include at least one luminous means; a detector, which is configured to be used to detect at least one brightness of an image; at least one controller connected to the at least one luminous means and to the detector, wherein the at least one luminous means... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr

20100194790 - Set of light emissive diode elements for a backlight device and backlight display: The invention relates to a backlight device with light emissive diodes not requiring the supply of a large current. According to the invention, each light emissive diode of the backlight device is combined with a voltage converter capable of storing energy during part of the operating cycle and then discharging... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100194791 - Video display apparatus: For the purpose of obtaining a video signal by suppressing a black float while not consuming an excess electric power therein, not contributing to display of a backlight, a video display apparatus having a plural number of backlights for irradiating lights upon a display panel, comprises a histogram detector for... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

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