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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems September class, title,number 09/10

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20100245208 - Image output device, control method and control program: An image output device that outputs image data to a plurality of display devices connected to the image output device includes: a screen generating portion that generates image data on a plurality of virtual screens; a detecting portion that detects the connection states of the display devices; a display control... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100245209 - Mobile computer device display postures: Embodiments of mobile computer device display postures are described. In embodiments, a first display is integrated in a first housing of a dual-display mobile computer device, and a second display is integrated in a second housing of the dual-display mobile computer device. Position data can be sensed from a binding... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100245210 - Circuit for detecting an external display device adapted to notebook computer and detecting method thereof: A notebook computer having a display port capable of outputting a vertical synchronous signal, a horizontal synchronous signal, a red signal, a green signal, and a blue signal to an external display device to display an image is disclosed. The notebook computer includes a monitor device built in the notebook... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100245211 - Head-mounted type image display device: A hexahedron prism in which a first optical surface and a second optical surface opposed to each other are approximately parallel, the inner angles θ between the first optical surface and each of a third optical surface and a fourth optical surface opposed to each other are equal, a fifth... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100245212 - Microdisplay and interface on a single chip: A microdisplay having interface circuitry on the same silicon backplane to allow it to receive digital images and video in a variety of formats and convert same to field sequential color signals for generation of full color images. It includes column data processors having a comparator for each block of... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100245213 - Two-dimensional code display system, two-dimensional code display method, and program: A two-dimensional code display system has a display unit which can display a two-dimensional code representing predetermined information by plural cells arrange in a matrix, and a control unit which changes the display form of the two-dimensional code. For example, after 0.5 second has elapsed since the display unit starts... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245214 - Mixing frequency at multiple feeding points: Embodiments disclosed herein generally relate to obtaining a substantially uniform plasma distribution within a large area processing chamber. For large area processing chambers that utilize RF voltages, standing waves can lead to deposition and/or etching non-uniformities. By applying RF voltage in at least two separate locations at two separate, but... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - Appm/tx

20100245215 - Incandescent light source display and method for making the same: An incandescent light source display includes a substrate, a plurality of first electrode down-leads, a plurality of second electrode down-leads and a plurality of heating units. The plurality of first electrode down-leads are located on the substrate in parallel to each other and the plurality of second electrode down-leads are... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100245216 - Display panel and display device: A display panel includes: a plurality of pixel circuits formed in a matrix on a substrate; an insulating layer covering the plurality of pixel circuits; a plurality of light emitting elements connected to the plurality of pixel circuits, and arranged in a matrix on the insulating layer; a filtering layer... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100245217 - Carbazole derivative, light-emitting element material, light-emitting element, light-emitting device, electronic device, and lighting device: A carbazole derivative represented by the general formula (1) is provided. In the formula, Ar1 represents a substituted or unsubstituted aryl group having 6 to 10 carbon atoms which form a ring; α and β independently represent a substituted or unsubstituted arylene group having 6 to 12 carbon atoms which... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20100245219 - Display device and driving method of display device: One feature of the present invention includes first to third steps of holding a voltage, corresponding to a difference between a voltage applied to a first power supply line and a threshold voltage of a first transistor, between both electrodes of first and second storage capacitors; holding a voltage, corresponding... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100245218 - Light-emitting device and display device: Disclosed is a light-emitting device including a first electrode and a second electrode arranged facing each other, at least one of the electrodes being transparent or semi-transparent, and a phosphor layer provided as being sandwiched between the first electrode and the second electrode. In the phosphor layer, conductive nano particles... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100245221 - Display with overlayed electronic skin: This disclosure features an electronic display with overlayed electronic skin. The display includes an outer transparent display surface and can be placed in a dark state or in a bright state. The skin overlays the outer display surface and includes an electro-optic layer. Transparent electrically conductive layers are disposed on... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100245220 - System for displaying images: Systems for displaying images are provided. The system includes a display device. The display device includes an array substrate, and a transparent electrode stack overlaying the array substrate. The transparent electrode stack includes a first electrode having a first slit, a second electrode having an outer edge disposed corresponding to... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100245222 - Active array substrate, liquid crystal display panel and method for driving the same: An active array substrate, a liquid crystal display panel and method for driving the same are provided. The active array substrate includes a plurality of first strip electrodes and second strip electrodes. The sum of one width of the first stripe electrode and one pitch between two adjacent first stripe... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100245223 - Active matrix substrate and liquid crystal display device: A plurality of source lines extending parallel to each other while alternately turning between a plurality of pixel electrodes provided in a delta arrangement, each have a plurality of first linear portions each extending along a side of the corresponding pixel electrode, a plurality of second linear portions each linked... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100245225 - Driving method of liquid crystal display device: A driving method of a liquid crystal display device includes steps of providing image data to a liquid crystal panel each frame, providing an image-data gate driving signal to the liquid crystal panel and inputting the image data to the liquid crystal panel, providing black data to the liquid crystal... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100245224 - Lcd electrode arrangement: Systems, devices, and methods for reducing direct current bias 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

20100245226 - Image signal processing device: An image signal processing device 1 comprises a delay part 10, a basic correction value output part 20, and a corrected image data output part 30. To the basic correction value output part 20, data G1[7:4] of high order 4 bits of image data G1[7:0] of a first frame to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245228 - Aging based white point control in backlights: Systems, methods, and devices are provided for maintaining a target white point on a light emitting diode based backlight. In one embodiment, the backlight may include two or more strings of light emitting diodes, each driven at a respective driving strength. Each string may include light emitting diodes from a... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100245229 - Repeated-scan driving method for field sequential color liquid crystal display: The present invention discloses a REPEATED-SCAN driving method, which applies to a field sequential color liquid crystal display, wherein each sequential-color cycle of the multiplex-scan signal has at least two stages of scans to increase the luminous fluxes of all colors of backlights and bring closer the total amounts of... Agent: Ching-ling Huang

20100245227 - White point control in backlights: Systems, methods, and devices are provided for maintaining a target white point on a light emitting diode based backlight. In one embodiment, the backlight may include two or more strings of light emitting diodes, each driven at a respective driving strength. Each string may include light emitting diodes from a... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100245241 - Apparatus and method for controlling functions of mobile terminal: A portable terminal includes an apparatus for controlling an operation of a mobile terminal. More particularly, an apparatus and a method sets a menu to control a mobile terminal in a specific region of an image stored in advance. A relevant function is performed by selecting the specific region of... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100245236 - Computer-readable storage medium and information processing apparatus: When a gravity center position enters a right input area, a motion of a character in a virtual game space pushing down the right pedal of a bicycle is started, and the bicycle is accelerated. Further, a reference position is moved so as to gradually approach the gravity center position,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100245240 - Electronic device with a display unit being movable in relation to a base unit: The invention relates to an electronic device and a method for controlling functionality of such an electronic device in relation to a display unit. The electronic device includes a base unit (3); a display unit (2), an orientation sensing arrangement and an orientation determining unit. The display unit (2) has... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20100245235 - Electronic device with virtual keyboard function: An electronic device includes a body, a rotatable member, a projecting unit configured for projecting an image, a sensing unit and a processing unit. The body includes a connecting end, and a plurality of conductive contacts is formed at the connecting end. The rotatable member is rotatably connected to the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100245232 - Handheld computer interface with haptic feedback: A handheld computer interface includes an enclosure, a mass coupled to the enclosure, and an actuator coupled to the mass to change a position of the mass relative to the enclosure. When the actuator receives a signal indicating a change in the center of mass of the interface, it changes... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey LLP

20100245230 - Handwriting recognition in electronic devices: The present invention provides a method of inputting characters into a handheld device, comprising steps of: reading handwriting information; recognizing said handwriting information in one active recognition mode and at least one inactive recognition mode; displaying at least one character candidate obtained in said active recognition mode and at least... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20100245231 - Input device: Provided is an input device which has excellent operability by not requiring a finger to be released from a key during operation requiring the finger to shift and preventing the finger from touching a plurality of keys at the same time. A key (12) surrounding a selection key (18) is... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100245238 - Input device and method, information processing device and method, information processing system, and program: An input device includes an operating unit that a user grasps and operates in a three-dimensional free space in order to remotely operate an information processing device; and a transmitting unit to transmit a signal for a first gesture in the free space of the operating unit to set a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100245233 - Moving an object within a virtual environment: A method of moving an object within a virtual environment, the method comprising: providing a reference line within the virtual environment; based on a position of the object relative to the reference line, determining a target position for the object within the virtual environment; and controlling the object so as... Agent: Ostrow Kaufman & Frankl LLP Susan Formicola

20100245234 - Portable electronic device with low dexterity requirement input means: A handheld-size electronic device is provided with a display screen, or front housing or bezel surrounding the display screen, that is moveably mounted to the remainder of the electronic device. Detectors are provided for detecting movement of the display screen, or surrounding front housing part, and a microprocessor coupled to... Agent: Motorola Inc

20100245239 - Pressure sensing controller: Embodiments of a pressure sensing controller implement grip and pressure sensing, as well as standard input control actuation, to provide control input by a user. The disclosed grip and pressure sensing control can be implemented in hand-held game controllers, control devices for appliances, cellular telephones, and any other type of... Agent: Stoel Rives LLP - Pdx

20100245237 - Virtual reality environment generating apparatus and controller apparatus: The present invention provides a virtual reality environment generating apparatus including a non-base type interface configured to allow a user to haptically touch virtual objects and game characters. The virtual reality environment generating apparatus includes a content creating device 102 configured to create a content based on information from various... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20100245242 - Electronic device and method for operating screen: An electronic device and a method of operating a screen are disclosed; the touch screen has a display area and a non-display area, and the method includes steps as follows. First, a first sensing signal is generated when a designator controls a pointer on the non-display area. Then, a second... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100245243 - Positional display elements: One aspect relates to determining a position of at least one positional display element that can be used to display at least an image portion; and displaying the at least the image portion with the at least one positional display element based at least in part on the determining the... Agent: The Invention Science Fund Clarence T. Tegreene

20100245244 - Character inputting device: The present invention relates to a character inputting device. The character inputting device includes an input unit, a detection unit, and a control unit. The input unit is configured such that a plurality of input areas is radially arranged around a reference location, one or more characters are assigned to... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100245245 - Spatial input operation display apparatus: A spatial input operation display apparatus providing a user interface allowing input operations inside a space without requiring hands or fingers to be stopped in space, and not requiring a physical shape or space. The spatial input operation display apparatus is provided with a shape identifying portion (102) for recognizing... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100245246 - Detecting touch on a curved surface: Embodiments are disclosed herein that are related to input devices with curved multi-touch surfaces. One disclosed embodiment comprises a touch-sensitive input device having a curved geometric feature comprising a touch sensor, the touch sensor comprising an array of sensor elements integrated into the curved geometric feature and being configured to... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100245247 - Illuminating plug and battery charger using the same and mouse using the same: An illuminating plug includes a cable, a terminal electrically connected to the cable, an illuminating unit formed on the cable, a light guiding layer covering around the cable and optically coupled to the illuminating unit, and a reflecting layer covering the illuminating unit and the light guiding layer. The light... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100245248 - Mouse: A mouse includes an upper housing, a lower housing and a circuit board. The upper housing includes a first connecting portion, and the lower housing includes a second connecting portion and a blocking wall. The circuit board is installed between the upper housing and the lower housing. The blocking wall... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20100245249 - Ergonomic mouse device with multi-programmable buttons: Pointing devices such as computer mouse are commonly used for making selections on computer screens. However, prolong or frequent use of such pointing devices might result in users suffering from repetitive stress disorder. Further, due to the widespread use of personal computers (PC), this problem is made more even pronounced.... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100245250 - Adjustable ergonomic keyboard: An adjustable ergonomic keyboard includes keyboard segments coupled by a joint allowing the keyboard segments to pivot relative to one another. A retainer secures a corresponding keyboard segment with respect to a base support and allows the corresponding retained keyboard segment to rotate thereabout and to travel laterally with respect... Agent: Zagorin O'brien Graham LLP

20100245252 - Information input keyboard and keyboard locator associated therewith: A processing (e.g. telecommunication) device is herein proposed. The device comprises a display, and a keyboard peripherally extending around at least a portion of display. Preferably, the keyboard is alphanumerical and extends around at least a portion the display's perimeter. The alphanumerical keyboard preferably has a predetermined keyboard set of... Agent: Aleksandr Smushkovich

20100245251 - Method of switching input method editor: A method is used to switch input method editors (IMEs) in a mobile phone. The mobile phone includes a switch key, a screen, and a group of information input keys. The method includes the following steps. The switch key is firstly pressed to switch to an Arabic numeral IME. An... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100245253 - Keypad for electronic device and manufacturing method thereof: A keypad for an electronic device and manufacturing method thereof having at least one or more ink layers which selectively let pass or cut off a light wavelength of at least one or more light emitting diodes generating light in accordance with an opened or closed direction of a folder.... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100245281 - Controlling device with dual-mode, touch-sensitive display: A processing device of a universal controlling device is programmed to distinguish between a first input type provided to a touch-sensitive surface and a second input type provided to the touch-sensitive surface. In response to the touch-sensitive surface being provided the first input type which is indicative of an icon... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20100245263 - Digital picture frame having near-touch and true-touch: A digital picture frame includes a near-touch user interface component that senses when an object is within a predetermined spatial region of the digital picture frame; a true-touch user interface component that senses physical contact with the digital picture frame; and a processor that receives input signals from the near-touch... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Lagal Staff

20100245257 - Directional audio viewport for the sight impaired in virtual worlds: Embodiments of the invention provide techniques for presenting a virtual world to sight-impaired users. In one embodiment, the user may indicate an area of focus within the virtual world. The user may then be provided with audio descriptions of objects or avatars included within the area of focus. The descriptions... Agent: Ibm Corporation, Intellectual Property Law Dept 917, Bldg. 006-1

20100245279 - Display and display control system for an automated luminaire: A display and control system for automated luminaires for easier and quicker service and usage monitoring.... Agent: Heinz Grether PC G2 Technology Law

20100245280 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is provided. A frame is fixed and supported at the rear of a front panel forming the front portion of the display apparatus, and a separate bracket member is not mounted on the edges of the front panel. Thus, the front exterior of the display apparatus is... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100245271 - Display apparatus comprising alignment mark: A flat panel display apparatus is provided, including a substrate; a display unit formed on the substrate, the display unit including a plurality of display elements; a sealing unit formed on an edge of the display unit; an alignment mark unit formed between the display unit and the sealing unit;... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100245256 - Dual screen portable touch sensitive computing system: A touch sensitive computing system is provided, including a first touch sensitive display and a second touch sensitive display. The displays are operatively coupled with a processing subsystem, and with a memory subsystem which stores a plurality of content pages. User interface instructions are stored in the memory subsystem and... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100245274 - Electronic apparatus, display control method, and program: An electronic apparatus includes: an input/output unit that displays operation markers, used for performing an operation input, on a display surface and detects an object in proximity to or brought into contact with the display surface; a selection mode determining unit that determines, based on a detection state of the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100245258 - Filtering of inadvertent contact with touch pad input device: An approach is provided that filters out inadvertent contact with a touch pad input device. A filter area is defined within a surface of a touch pad input device that is accessible from an information handling system, such as a computer system. When a user of the information handling system... Agent: Lenovo - Jvl C/o Vanleeuwen & Vanleeuwen

20100245266 - Handwriting processing apparatus, computer program product, and method: A handwriting processing apparatus includes an acquiring unit configured to acquire coordinate information of handwriting input by an input unit and attribute information, the attribute information indicating a type of input of the handwriting; a determining unit configured to determined a kind of the handwriting using the attribute information; a... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100245270 - Image input device and image input method: An image input device is provided with: a display unit for displaying an image, the display unit including a transparent flat plate; an image sensing unit for sensing an image on a contact surface of a document placed on the flat plate, the contact surface being in contact with the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100245278 - Information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus includes: a main body; an input device provided in the main body and configured to receive operation information generated by an input operation of a user, the operation information comprising information with respect to the number of fingers used in the input operation; an input module... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100245277 - Input device of portable electronic equipment, and portable electronic equipment: An input operation identification section 200 outputs to an application 100 a control signal for instructing execution of a corresponding command based on an operation signal input from an input signal control section 300 along with performance of a touch panel 10. On this occasion, when there is detected input... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100245262 - Managing contact groups from subset of user contacts: Systems, methods, and computer-readable mediums for managing a subset of user contacts on a telecommunications device are provided. In one embodiment, a software application executed by a processor of a telecommunications device determines at least two contact groups from a subset of contacts accessible by a telecommunications device. The software... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100245267 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the same: A mobile terminal includes a first interface, a second interface that is separate from the first interface, and a controller. The first interface is configured to display first data and to receive a first input responsive to a first user touch relative to the first interface. The second interface is... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100245272 - Mobile terminal apparatus and method of starting application: A mobile terminal apparatus includes: a display section; a touch panel section detecting a touch on a display area of the display section; a pattern detection section detecting a pattern input into a specific area of the touch panel section; a storage section storing a relationship between the pattern input... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100245255 - Multiply tasked touchpad remote control: A remote control exploits a multiply tasked touchpad. The remote control includes a planar transparent substrate having an upper surface and a lower surface in opposed relation. A transparent organic light emitting diode (TOLED) is formed on the transparent substrate lower surface. A translucent touchpad overlays the TOLED affixed to... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham PLLC

20100245264 - Optical detection apparatus and method: In the specification and drawing, an optical detection apparatus is described and shown with scanning devices, detectors, and a processing unit, wherein the scanning devices are positioned to scan a detection region with different light wavelengths.... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100245269 - Organic light emitting display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting display apparatus includes a substrate; a display unit formed on the substrate and comprising an organic light emitting device; and a touch panel formed on the display unit, wherein the touch panel further includes a sealing substrate, a ground layer formed on a surface of the... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20100245254 - Planar suspension of a haptic touch screen: A planar suspension of a haptic touch screen (or other haptic touch element) is disclosed wherein a haptic touch screen display within an electronic device has a generally planar top surface, a generally planar bottom surface, and edges extending between the top and bottom surfaces. A support structure at least... Agent: Medler Ferro PLLC

20100245259 - Small screen display with a data filtering and sorting user interface: A navigation approach having a data filtering and sorting for a user interface with a small screen display. The user interface may be used with a building control system. The sorting may be accomplished with a single button filter/sort key which when clicked opens up a floating window containing various... Agent: Honeywell/cst Patent Services

20100245261 - System and method for touch-based text entry: An electronic device includes a touch screen that displays a message log containing text of one or more messages that have been transmitted by the electronic device or received by the electronic device, and that displays an input field to show text for a new message undergoing composition. The electronic... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100245273 - Touch screen module with protector window: A touch screen module which includes an LCD panel working as a touch screen, a protector window disposed over the LCD panel, and an adhesive to affix the protector window to the LCD panel. The LCD panel may be a hybrid Touch Screen Pad (hTSP) type touch screen and have... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100245275 - User interface apparatus and mobile terminal apparatus: A user interface apparatus includes two touch panels. A drag & drop operation over the two touch panels is described. Adjacent first and second touch panels display a display object, and a location of a designated point related to a display object is determined based on certain conditions. The display... Agent: Kyocera International Inc. Intellectual Propery Department

20100245268 - User-friendly process for interacting with informational content on touchscreen devices: An electronic device includes: a touchscreen linked to an electrical circuit controlling a display, an informational display zone being reserved for the display of informational content, a command display zone being reserved to the display of at least one graphic representation of a command pad, and a tactile action on... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100245260 - Virtual input tools: A virtual input device, e.g., a virtual representation of a physical input device, is disclosed. In one aspect, virtual coordinates of the virtual input device correlate to real coordinates on the physical input device. Dimensions of the physical input device are proportional to dimensions of the virtual input device, and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100245265 - Wireless device: A wireless device includes: a casing having a first face; a display configured to be visible from the first face; a touch sensor formed by a transparent material and mounted in the casing with respect to the display as a part of the first face; a substrate mounted to a... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100245276 - Wireless handheld device able to accept text input and methods for inputting text on a wireless handheld device: A wireless handheld device able to accept text input, including a display screen and a virtual keypad having a plurality of keys displayed on the display screen, wherein a first key of the virtual keypad is operable to display a first character associated with the first key in a text... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department

20100245285 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a plurality of first sensing electrode sets and second sensing electrode sets provided on the transparent substrate. Each first sensing electrode set includes a plurality of first sensing electrodes electrically coupled in series through a plurality of first wires. Each second sensing... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100245283 - Capacitive touch panel with customizable function icons and the method thereof: A capacitive touch panel with customizable function icons and the method thereof are disclosed. The touch panel has a plurality of inductive electrode patterns arranged on a substrate regularly firstly. A plurality of functional icons are then defined on the touch panel. Each of the inductive electrode patterns is respectively... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100245284 - Input device and electronic device using the same: An input device capable of detecting such a finger's adjacency to a touch panel even if a user does not touch the touch panel through a user's finger and an electronic device using the input device light are provided. In the input device, an input position detecting unit 101 detects... Agent: The Nath Law Group

20100245286 - Touch screen finger tracking algorithm: A method is disclosed for tracking the paths of multiple objects across the surface of a capacitive touch screen using capacitive sensing of rows and columns therefore. The method includes first storing historical information for the coordinate location of a first object. Then, the potential coordinate location for both the... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100245282 - Touch-screen based input method and system, and electronic device using same: An input method based upon a multi-touch screen and for use in an electronic device is disclosed. Firstly, a lookup table is stored. The lookup table includes commands and groups of inputs, where each command is associated with a group of inputs. Two touch signals of two inputs are detected.... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100245289 - Apparatus and method for optical proximity sensing and touch input control: Systems, circuits and methods are shown for optical proximity sensing and touch input control involving mounting light sources and an optical receiver with a touch input device, activating a first light source and measuring a first reflected light signal from an object using the receiver to obtain a first measured... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100245290 - Display apparatus: A control unit activates a touch sensor according to a predetermined state, for example, an open or closed state of a casing or a side key depressed state and changes, after the elapse of time for performing calibration (about 500 ms), the touch sensor to a state in which contact... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100245292 - Optical detection apparatus and method: An optical detection apparatus includes a scanning device, a sensor, and a distinguishing module. The scanning device is positioned to scan a detection region with a scan light beam, in which the incident angle of the scan light beam varies with time. The sensor is positioned to sense a plurality... Agent: Brian M. Mcinnis

20100245293 - Position detecting device and electro-optical device: An optical position detecting unit can be configured at low cost and so as to have lower power consumption. A position detecting device includes a light guide plate, multiple light sources for position detection, a photosensor, a light source control unit that switches between a first driving mode and a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100245287 - System and method for changing touch screen functionality: A system and method changes touch screen functionality based on whether a user is detected during camera operation. A first camera generates a video signal containing a representation of at least a portion of a scene within a field of view of the first camera. A controller analyzes the video... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100245288 - Touch tunnels: A touch screen that operates by conducting an environmental change—e.g heat, radiation such as light, or RF environment, to the other side where it can be detected. The shape of the actuating device can also be detected and used for analyzing whether to allow the actuation. One embodiment uses nano... Agent: Scott C Harris Law Office Of Scott C Harris, Inc

20100245291 - Writing apparatus: A writing apparatus includes: a voltage application unit that applies a voltage to a display medium whose display changes according to an irradiation of light and an applied voltage; an optical output unit that irradiates light toward the display medium; and a controller that (i) receives a position signal that... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100245294 - Annotating digital files of a host computer using networked tablet computers: A computer-implemented method comprising receiving, at a tablet display unit of a first tablet that is coupled to a host computer, image data representing a selected portion of a common display file that is stored on an administrator computer; displaying the image data on a stroke-sensitive display of the tablet... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100245295 - Operation input device, operation input method, and program: An operation input device includes: input and output means for detecting light corresponding to a plurality of operation inputs to a display screen displaying an image from an outside; target generating means for generating information of a target indicating a series of inputs on the basis of a temporal or... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100245296 - Portable electronic device and page turning method thereof: A portable electronic device includes a navigation key assembly, a memory unit, a processing unit and a display unit. The navigation key assembly includes a knob. The memory unit is configured to store an electronic file. The processing unit is electrically connected to the navigation key assembly and is configured... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100245302 - Display device: A signal line driving circuit which includes a digital signal sampling circuit, a storage circuit, a time setting circuit and a constant current circuit, is fabricated of TFTs on an insulating substrate which is made of the same substance as that of a pixel portion substrate. Thus, in a passive... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100245297 - Electronic paper display device: An electronic paper display device includes an electronic paper display panel and a flexible substrate. The electronic paper display panel has a first side and a second side adjacent to the first side, wherein a length of the first side is shorter than a length of the second side. Further,... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100245301 - Gate drive device for a liquid crystal display: A gate drive device for liquid crystal display including multiple stages of shift register units and plurality of clock signal lines, said plurality of clock signal lines all being connected to the multiple stages of shift register units, to enable the multiple stages of shift register units to generate a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100245299 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal display panel for displaying a picture, a printed circuit board for supplying a control signal to the liquid crystal display panel, and data Chip On Film packages positioned between the liquid crystal display panel and the printed circuit board, wherein each... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100245303 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device in which a sustain pulse having a leading period is applied between row electrodes forming each row electrode pair by a number of times previously determined for each subfield, in a sustain period, and a length of the leading period of the sustain pulse is set... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100245300 - Shift register: A shift register including a plurality of multi-stage shift register circuits is provided. The mth stage shift register circuit includes a node, a shift register unit and a control circuit. A first control signal, enabled in an mth period, is defined on the node. The shift register unit is controlled... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100245298 - Shift register capable of reducing coupling effect: A shift register has a plurality of shift register units coupled in series. Each shift register includes a pull-up circuit, an input circuit, a pull-down circuit, a compensation circuit, an input end, an output end and a node. Each shift register unit receives an input voltage at the input end... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100245305 - Display driving circuit, display device, and display driving method: A display driving circuit of the present invention includes: a source driver (20) which outputs a source signal; a gate driver (30) which outputs a gate signal for turning on a switching element on a row; and a CS driver (40) which outputs a CS signal (CSOUT) whose electric potential... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100245304 - Semiconductor device: One of the objects is to improve display quality by reduction in malfunctions of a circuit. In a driver circuit formed using a plurality of pulse output circuits having first to third transistors and first to fourth signal lines, a first clock signal is supplied to the first signal line;... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100245306 - Semiconductor device: A semiconductor device capable of displaying a still image with low consumption power is provided. In the semiconductor device incorporated with a semiconductor display device capable of displaying the still image, a memory portion is mounted on a substrate on which a pixel portion is formed. As a mounting method,... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20100245308 - Display apparatus, drive control method of display apparatus and manufacturing method of display apparatus: Disclosed is a display apparatus including a plurality of display pixels formed of a plurality of first electrodes provided in one surface side of a substrate, a second electrode which faces each of the first electrodes and display functional layers which are provided between each of the first electrodes and... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100245307 - Liquid crystal display device and electronic device including the same: A driver circuit includes a circuit 200, a transistor 101—1, and a transistor 101—2. A signal is selectively input from the circuit 200 to a gate of the transistor 101—1 and the transistor 101—2, so that the transistor 1011 and the transistor 101—2 are controlled to be on or off.... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100245309 - Display device and electronic apparatus comprising the same: A display device and an electronic apparatus comprising the same are disclosed. The display apparatus includes a photo-sensor for detecting ambient light and outputting a photocurrent according to the intensity of the ambient light, wherein the display apparatus comprises a current sampling unit and a light detection control unit. The... Agent: Flash Intellectual Property, Inc. Attn. Cheng-ju Chiang

20100245310 - Luminance control method and display: A display device includes a display panel, a light emitting device that provides backlight to the display panel, and a control device that determines the brightness of the backlight that the light emitting device should provide. The control device detects a timing when the brightness of the backlight illuminating the... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100245312 - Electro-optical apparatus driving circuit, electro-optical apparatus, and electronic device: An electro-optical apparatus driving circuit that drives an electro-optical apparatus including multiple rows of scanning lines, multiple columns of data lines, and multiple pixels provided corresponding to the locations at which the scanning lines and the data lines intersect. The driving circuit includes: a scanning line main driving circuit, provided... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100245311 - Low voltage driver scheme for interferometric modulators: A method of driving electromechanical devices such as interferometric modulators includes applying a voltage along a common line to release the electromechanical devices along the common line, followed by applying an address voltage along the common line to actuate selected electromechanical devices along the common line based on voltages applied... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100245326 - Common electrode drive circuit and liquid crystal display: A common electrode drive circuit for a liquid crystal display, comprising a plurality of output terminals connected to a plurality of common voltage input terminals of a common electrode layer of the liquid crystal display and adapted for inputting common voltages into the plurality of common voltage input terminals, the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100245317 - Device for tuning output enable signal and method thereof: A device for tuning an output enable signal and a method thereof are provided. In the method, a first scan signal and a second scan signal are filtered out according to a duty cycle of the output enable signal, so as to provide a first output scan signal and a... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100245324 - Display apparatus and electronic instrument: A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel circuits; and a signal supply circuit which supplies any one of a potential of a video signal, an extinction potential for extinguishing light-emitting devices, and a high-level potential higher than the extinction potential, wherein each of the plurality of pixel circuits includes... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100245320 - Display device: An object of the invention is to reduce the size of a decoder circuit of a display device. A decoder circuit which outputs voltages corresponding to 8-bit digital values includes a predecoder section, which includes an A decoder, B decoder, and C decoder, each of which is configured of a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100245321 - Display device and portable terminal: A display device includes a first light-transmissive glass plate having a first electrode for connection to a power supply, a second light-transmissive glass plate having a second electrode for connection to the power supply, a light dispersing element sealed between the first and second glass plates for transmitting light when... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100245322 - Display driving device: The amount of communication with an external MCU can be reduced to reduce power consumption, and reduced power consumption and reduced cost can also be anticipated in the external MCU. An MCU first transmits old image data and new image data from image memory to a register by serial communication... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100245314 - Driving circuit for display panel: The present invention relates to a driving circuit for a display panel, which comprises a pre-charge power supply, a pre-charge switch, a buffer circuit, and a plurality of resistive devices. The pre-charge switch is coupled between the pre-charge power supply and a capacitor of the display panel. The buffer circuit... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100245315 - Driving circuit for display panel: The present invention relates to a driving circuit for a display panel, and comprises a switching module, a buffer circuit, and a plurality of resistive devices. The switching module is coupled to a first power supply and a second power supply. The voltage of the first power supply is smaller... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100245316 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: The embodiments of the present invention disclose a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) having a low power consumption. Under normal operation of the LCD, a plurality of data voltages are inputted to a display panel having a constant frame rate, and an idle detecting step is performed to determine whether to... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100245313 - Low voltage driver scheme for interferometric modulators: A method of driving electromechanical devices such as interferometric modulators includes applying a voltage along a common line to release the electromechanical devices along the common line, followed by applying an address voltage along the common line to actuate selected electromechanical devices along the common line based on voltages applied... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100245319 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method for the same: An organic light emitting display device, and a driving method for the same. The organic light emitting display device, including: a pixel unit configured to display an image corresponding to a data signal, a scan signal, a first power, and a second power; a data driver configured to receive an... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100245318 - Panel, control method thereof, display device and electronic apparatus: A panel, display device and control method in which pixels each have a light emitting element. The potential of the video signal line is switched to a low potential before writing, a high potential during writing, and an intermediate potential after writing has been performed. Switching of the power supply... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100245329 - Plasma display panel control circuit: A method and circuit to control a circuit for addressing at least one line electrode of a plasma display panel having, for each line, a line selection stage formed of two switches in series between two input terminals of the selection stage, the method including alternating use of the two... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100245323 - Power management integrated circuit, power management method, and display apparatus: Power management integrated circuit and related devices. A clock generator generates a periodic signal. Based on the periodic signal and a feedback signal, a pulse width modulator generates a control signal, based on which a driver drives a power switch. A power terminal is connected to an external capacitor. A... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100245327 - Power supply circuit and display device including the same: An object of the present invention is to provide a power supply circuit including a charge-pumping booster section which uses switching elements provided only by N-channel transistors yet does not have a problem of voltage drop by threshold value. In a booster section (11a), capacitors (C1) and (C2) have their... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100245325 - Source driver chip: The present disclosure discloses a source driver chip comprising a reference voltage input terminal and a data signal output channel in which an operational amplifier for outputting a data signal is disposed. When at least one of the operational amplifiers is in idle instead of being used for outputting the... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100245328 - Storage capacitor line drive circuit and display device: In a storage capacitor line drive circuit driving a storage capacitor line of an active-matrix display device and driven by outputs of a scanning signal line drive circuit, at least one (VSS) of a high-potential supply voltage (VDD) and a low-potential supply voltage (VSS) differs from a supply voltage (GVSS)... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100245331 - Display device and method for controlling the same: A display device is provided which includes a luminescence element, a data line, and a switch connected between an electrode of the luminescence element and the data line. A voltage generation circuit supplies a pre-charge voltage to the data line. A current generation circuit supplies an inspection current to the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100245330 - Power saving transmissive display: For reduced power wastage, a transmissive display (100), comprises a backlight (106) and a valve (110) for modulating light from the backlight to create an image, and furthermore the transmissive display comprises: a connector (198) for connection with a connected viewer behaviour detection means ((150, 152, 165), 160), and a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100245334 - Display apparatus and electronic instrument: A display apparatus includes: a plurality of pixel circuits; drive scan lines which supply the same power supply potential to each group of the plurality of pixel circuits, the group having a plurality of pixel circuits for a plurality of successive rows; and a power supply circuit which, during an... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100245332 - Display pannel: A display panel is disclosed has a plurality of source data lines and at least one first gate scan line and includes at least one first display row and at least one second display row. The first display row includes a plurality of first pixel units, and each of the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100245336 - Driving circuit and driving method for liquid crystal display: A driving circuit and driving method for liquid crystal display is disclosed. The driving circuit comprises a time sequence controller, a first data driving chip and a second data driving chip connected to the time sequence controller, and a reference voltage buffer connected to the first data driving chip and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100245333 - Liquid crystal display device capable of reducing image flicker and method for driving the same: A method for driving a liquid crystal display adjusts the falling edges of the gate driving signals for reducing image flicker. A first gate driving signal falls from a high level to a first level at the signal falling edge. A second gate driving signal falls from the high level... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100245335 - Liquid crystal display device, driving method of the same, and electronic device including the same: It is an object to suppress deterioration of characteristics of a transistor in a driver circuit. A first switch for controlling whether to set a potential state of an output signal by being turned on and off in accordance with the first input signal, and a second switch for controlling... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100245337 - Shift register and a gate-line drive device therefor: A shift register and a gate-line drive device relate to liquid crystal display. The shift register comprises: first thin film transistor, second thin film transistor, third thin film transistor, fourth thin film transistor and fifth thin film transistor; capacitor, connected between first node and the output terminal of the present... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100245341 - Display device having non-volatile display unit driven with power supplied from battery: A display device includes: a nonvolatile display unit; a battery holding unit; an input unit; a determining unit; and a rewrite control unit. The nonvolatile display unit is configured so as to be capable of displaying an image and maintaining the displayed image even when the nonvolatile display unit is... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245340 - Driving device and driving method for liquid crystal display: A driving device and a driving method for an Liquid crystal display are provided. The driving device includes a memory unit, a comparator, a compensation unit, and a selector. The memory unit provides a previous image and a previous comparison result. The comparator compares a present image with the previous... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100245338 - Frame rates in a mems display by selective line skipping: Systems and methods for improving frame rate in MEMS display devices are disclosed. Lines are selected for skipping during updates based on the desired frame rate and the visual effect of skipping the particular line.... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100245339 - Method of preventing image sticking on a tft-lcd: A method of preventing image sticking on a TFT-LCD is provided. The TFT-LCD is connected to the display control board so that signals are communicated therebetween; the display control board has a micro-controller for determining whether a timing of input signals is changed; if it do not change within a... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100245343 - Pixel driving device, light emitting device and light emitting device driving control method: A pixel includes a light emitting element and a driving element connected to the light emitting element. After an initial voltage is applied to one end of a current path of the driving element via the signal line, the pixel driving device acquires the threshold voltage of the driving element... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100245342 - Semiconductor integrated circuit: A semiconductor integrated circuit has an output terminal connected to an external load, an internal signal line by which the output terminal is connected to an internal node, and a voltage generator that outputs a voltage to the internal node, for output through the internal signal line and the output... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100245344 - Annotating or editing three dimensional space: In one example, images may be used to create a model of a three-dimensional space, and the three-dimensional space may be annotated and/or edited. When a three-dimensional model of a space has been created, a user may associate various items with points in the three-dimensional space. For example, the user... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100245347 - Extraction of depositional systems: A process that assists with the identification of potential hydrocarbon deposits that includes performing a structural interpretation of a three-dimensional seismic volume, transforming the three-dimensional seismic volume into a stratal-slice volume, performing a stratigraphic interpretation of the stratal-slice volume which includes the extracting of bounding surfaces and faults and transforming... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

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20100245346 - Image receiving apparatus and memory medium: This invention improves the convenience of viewing three-dimensional image displays. A mobile communications handset can accomplish three-dimensional image displays using image data received by a communications unit and a broadcast reception unit through a display unit provided with a parallax barrier panel. A control unit automatically performs actions to record... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100245348 - Method and system for minimizing an amount of data needed to test data against subarea boundaries in spatially composited digital video: A method and system for minimizing an amount of data needed to test data against subarea boundaries in spatially composited digital video. Spatial compositing uses a graphics unit or pipeline to render a portion (subarea) of each overall frame of digital video images. This reduces the amount of data that... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20100245351 - Computer aided design method and system for modular layouts: The invention relates to the design of layouts for a room in which a user wishes to position elements figuring in a collection of catalogs. Prior art systems only allow incremental construction by making direct selections from one or more catalogs. The inventive system and procedure allow rapid, overall construction... Agent: Stroock & Stroock & Lavan LLP

20100245350 - Stereoscopic image drawing apparatus and drawing method: It is made possible to prevent picture quality degradation in both the distant view and the close view. According to an aspect of the present invention, a multiple viewpoint image is synthesized from two single viewpoint images of the distant view and close view generated beforehand.... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100245349 - System and method for determining placement of a virtual object according to a real-time performance: There is presented a system for determining a placement of a virtual object in a performance space according to a performance by a real-time performer. The disclosed system comprises a projection module including a polarizing filter, the projection module configured to generate a polarized visible image corresponding to the virtual... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20100245352 - Method and system for 3d object positioning in 3d virtual environments: A system for large scale spatial positioning of a 3D virtual object in a 3D virtual scene, includes a computing device. The computing device: displays a guide plane attached to the object, the guide plane passing through a center of the object and being translucent, the guide plane indicating lines... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20100245354 - Dynamic spect camera: A dynamic SPECT camera is provided, comprising, a plurality of single-pixel detectors, a timing mechanism, in communication with each single-pixel detector, configured for enabling time-binning of the radioactive emissions impinging upon each single-pixel detector to time periods not greater than substantially 30 seconds, and a position-tracker, configured for providing information... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20100245353 - Surface rendering for volume data in an ultrasound system: Embodiments for performing surface rendering upon volume data in an ultrasound system are disclosed. An ultrasound data acquisition unit transmits and receives ultrasound signals to and from a target object to thereby acquire ultrasound data corresponding to a plurality of frames. A volume data forming unit forms volumes data corresponding... Agent: Jones Day

20100245355 - Method for estimating 3d pose of specular objects: A method estimates a 3D pose of a 3D specular object in an environment. In a preprocessing step, a set of pairs of 2D reference images are generated using a 3D model of the object, and a set of poses of the object, wherein each pair of reference images is... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100245356 - Techniques for displaying a selection marquee in stereographic content: A technique for stereographic display of a selection marquee in a scene includes receiving the selection marquee in a two-dimensional viewpoint at a near plane of the scene. A selection volume is generated from which the fragments of a scene associated with the selection marquee are determined. A two-dimensional stereoscopic... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100245357 - Signal source data input for radio frequency planning: A method includes displaying a reference polar coordinate system on a display screen, and displaying a radiation pattern image on the display screen in juxtaposition with the displayed reference polar coordinate system. In another aspect, an angled line is drawn on a display screen to represent the proposed layout of... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100245358 - Systems, methods, and computer-readable media for context-linked importation of user information: Various aspects of the invention described herein provide systems and methods for context-linked importation of user information. One aspect of the invention provides a method for context-linked importation of user information. The method includes: providing an interactive environment that allows posting of content by a plurality of pre-identified users; receiving... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100245359 - method for generating a distance field of an object represented by stylized strokes: A method generates a distance field of an object, where the distance field includes a set of cells and the object includes a set of stylized strokes. Each stylized stroke includes a centerline, a set of profiles, and a set of terminals. A processor is included for performing steps of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100245361 - Context-based management of markers: Aspects relate to determining an appropriate time to render markers to a user. Markers includes any type of information, including messages, photos, advertisements, and so forth. The appropriate time can include internal factors that relate to the user (e.g., mood, preferences, and so on), personal external factors (e.g., scheduled events,... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100245360 - System and method for center point trajectory mapping: A system and method for center point trajectory mapping includes a computer readable storage medium having stored thereon a computer program comprises instructions, which when executed by a computer, cause the computer to acquire a first plurality of images, each image comprising a masked portion. The instructions also cause the... Agent: Ziolkowski Patent Solutions Group, Sc (gems)

20100245362 - Method for adjusting strokes of font: A method of adjusting strokes of a font is provided for scaling a complex font to improve the strokes appearing visually blurry. When generating a font, a font engine firstly calculates the insufficient spaces units between two adjacent strokes of the font according to the stroke data of the font.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100245363 - Method of generating a text on a handheld device and a handheld device: A method and a system for generating a text on a handheld device having a touch sensitive display displaying in a first area any generated text and in another area proposed symbols/letters/words/characters for use in the first area, where touching the display alters between navigating in the text of the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100245364 - Method of rendering text on an output device: A method and computer device for rendering a text string on a display screen of a computer device are provided. The text string is comprised of a plurality of characters. The computer device includes a memory storing an image file. The image file defines an image containing a plurality of... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100245365 - Image generation system, image generation method, and computer program product: An image generation system includes an operation information acquisition section that acquires operation information based on sensor information from a controller that includes a sensor, the operation information acquisition section acquiring rotation angle information about the controller around a given coordinate axis as the operation information, a hit calculation section... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100245366 - Electronic device having switchable graphics processors: An electronic device comprises at least two graphics processors, referred to herein as an integrated graphics processor and a discrete graphics processor. In some circumstances, the device may be switched between the integrated graphics processor and the discrete graphics processor. In some embodiments, techniques are implemented to lock temporarily the... Agent: Caven & Aghevli LLC C/o Cpa Global

20100245367 - Methods and device for display device in-system programming through displayable signals: Methods and device for in-system firmware update in an information output device are provided. In one aspect, a method of firmware update in a display device receives a set of data in an image format through a video signal input channel of an input port of the display device. The... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100245369 - Display device and recording medium: The mobile communication terminal comprises a first casing and a second casing carrying a first display part and a second display part, respectively. The first display part and the second display part are each capable of 3D display. The controller of the mobile communication terminal detects the mobile communication terminal... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100245370 - Em shielding for display devices: A shielding material that can be arranged with respect to display elements to reduce potential damage or degraded performance caused by incident EM, such as UV and/or IR. The shielding material can be configured to be substantially transparent in visible light wavelengths. The shielding material can include inorganic materials, such... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100245368 - Method for transmitting image data through rsds transmission interfaces: A method for transmitting image data in a display is provided. The method includes the steps of: sending first pixel data through a first bus to a source driver; sending second pixel data through a second bus to the source driver; reorganizing the first pixel data and the second pixel... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20100245371 - Display controller, display control method, display control program, and memory medium: Provided is a display controller which prevents the duplication of functional parts and the duplication of processes, and displays dynamic content on a plurality of displays. A portable terminal (400) used as the controller has a shared dynamic image decoder (409) which decodes the dynamic content and stores the decoded... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100245372 - Method and apparatus for frame interpolation: The invention generally provides a method and apparatus for up-converting the frame rate of a digital video signal, the method comprising: receiving a digital video signal containing a first frame and a second frame; finding in one of the received frames, matches for objects in the other of the received... Agent: Conley Rose, P.C. David A. Rose

20100245373 - Method and software of drawing vector-oriented graphic for laser projector, and a laser projector system: The laser projector system draws vector-oriented graphic by scanning laser beam with the X-Y scanner, and comprises: a laser source (201) for projecting laser beam; a galvanometer scanner (202) for scanning laser beam with the X-Y mirror (203) to freely control the direction of laser beam; a scanner amp (205)... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100245374 - Method and apparatus for angular invariant texture level of detail generation: A method and apparatus for angular invariant texture level of detail calculation is disclosed. The method includes a determination for a LOD that determines angular invariant LODs that result in efficient ASIC hardware implementation.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Amd

20100245377 - Color converter, color conversion method and computer readable medium: The color converter is provided with: a color conversion parameter generation unit that generates a color conversion parameter based on a source profile and a destination profile, the source profile indicating a color reproduction characteristic of a device used for generating an input image, the destination profile indicating a color... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100245376 - Filter and surfacing virtual content in virtual worlds: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates displaying virtual content within a virtual environment. A virtual environment can enable at least one user to connect in order to interact with a portion of virtual content. A collection of virtual content can be viewed from a... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100245379 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus adapted to display an image based on an image signal input includes: a color adjustment circuit adapted to perform one of a modification process and a correction process individually on a hue signal, a lightness signal, and a saturation signal included in first HLS signals as... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100245375 - Page transition on electronic paper display: A page transition file creation system and a method for creating a page transition file in a file format suitable for displaying transitions quickly on an electronic paper display. The page transition file creation system creates a page transition file with page transition blocks representing transition between two or more... Agent: Patent Law Works/ricoh

20100245378 - Radiation imaging apparatus and dark current correction method therefor: A radiation imaging apparatus comprises: an irradiation unit; a radiation detection unit configured to detect radiation; an instruction unit configured to issue a radiation imaging start instruction; a setting unit configured to set an irradiation delay period between the time the instruction unit issues an imaging start instruction and the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100245380 - Methods and system for color correcting displays with different color gamuts: There are provided methods and systems for color correcting displays with different color gamuts. A method includes performing color correction on source picture content, using at least one of a non-reference type display having a non-reference color gamut and a reference type display having a reference color gamut. The performing... Agent: Robert D Shedd Thomson Licensing

20100245381 - Color gamut mapping: For each of multiple image pixels, input color component values of the pixel in an input device-dependent color space are transformed to output color component values in an output device-dependent color space characterized by an output color gamut defined by a respective gamut range for each of the output color... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100245382 - Method for automatically producing video cartoon with superimposed faces from cartoon template: A method for automatically producing video cartoons with user-provided faces superimposed on cartoon characters is presented. A cartoon template stores the original video cartoon with unanimously-coloured backgrounds and original cartoon characters' faces drawn following the guidelines of the invention. A background detection algorithm is used to detect the unanimously-coloured backgrounds,... Agent: HorizonIPPte Ltd

20100245383 - Circuit for color space conversion and associated method: A circuit for color space conversion and associated method compresses a portion of an xvYCC color space exceeding an sRGB color space into the sRGB color space via a simplified circuit design when a conversion from the xvYCC color space to the sRGB color space is performed, thereby improving visual... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100245384 - Display apparatus, display mode determination method and recording medium having a display processing program recorded therein: Contamination level at positions on a display screen is determined based on contact information containing information about a contact action detected by a contact detection section, which is disposed on the display screen to detect the contact action, and information about the contact position on the display screen, and a... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100245385 - Page region image offset methods and systems: A method and system for rendering a raster image. A raster image can be analyzed with respect to the specialty media upon which the raster image is rendered, in order to determine if a difference exists between particular sections of the specialty media and the raster image. Thereafter, one or... Agent: Ortiz & Lopez, PLLC

20100245386 - Processing of an image representative of an observation zone: m

20100245387 - Systems and methods for combining virtual and real-time physical environments: Systems, methods and structures for combining virtual reality and real-time environment by combining captured real-time video data and real-time 3D environment renderings to create a fused, that is, combined environment, including capturing video imagery in RGB or HSV/HSV color coordinate systems and processing it to determine which areas should be... Agent: Lewis, Brisbois, Bisgaard & Smith LLP

20100245388 - Computer network system and method for operating a network system screen shot and source shot control: A computer network system includes a controlling PC, at least one controlled PC controllable by the controlling PC via a data connection including a network, at least one central terminal having a display, and a video router. The video router is operatively coupled to each of the at least one... Agent: Don W. Bulson (brai)

20100245389 - Measuring apparatus and measuring method: There is provided a technique for smoothly performing position (movement) adjustment of a waveform marker by making switching between rough adjustment and fine adjustment in a series of marker operations possible with a single means and continuously. A display control section displays a measured waveform on the two-dimensional coordinates, which... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100245391 - Computer screen image displaying method, computer having a vertical display device, and computer program product: A computer screen image displaying method is executed after power-on of a computer and includes: receiving data associated with a detected default display mode of a BIOS of the computer and a display mode stored in a display device coupled to the computer; and determining if the default display mode... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100245390 - System and method for automatic monitor orientation without information handling system host polling: Visual images presented on an information handling system display automatically adjust to changes in the orientation of the display. An orientation device on the display detects changes in display orientation and sends an interrupt to an information handling system orientation module. The orientation module responds to the interrupt by retrieving... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20100245392 - Flexible display device and method for changing display area: A display device to change an image displayed in a display area when the display area is changed includes a memory, a location output unit and a screen display unit. The memory stores size information of a display area displayed on a screen and the image data of the displayed... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20100245393 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and image display apparatus: An image processing apparatus determines (3H) a reference pixel position for each pixel by an interpolation calculation using the distortion correction values for representative pixels stored in a correction value storage unit (2H), decides (4H) whether the distortion correction values used in the interpolation satisfy a predetermined condition, reads (5H)... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100245394 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus detects a representative frame of a moving image. The image processing apparatus includes a holding section configured to hold the moving image which is inputted, a detecting section configured to detect a peak of zooming that occurs in the inputted moving image, and an extracting section... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100245395 - Information handling system with touch pad and point stick: An information handling system is disclosed including a display, a base coupled to the display and a keypad with a plurality of keys disposed on the base. The system further includes a touchpad located proximate the keypad and a point stick located substantially between at least two of the plurality... Agent: Garrana Tran LLP

20100245406 - Autostereoscopic display device: A multi-view autostereoscopic display device comprises: a backlight having a plurality of backlight areas arranged in a width direction of the display device; a spatial light modulator arranged over and in registration with the backlight, the spatial light modulator having an array of display forming elements arranged in rows and... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100245396 - Display apparatus and driving method thereof: A display apparatus and driving method thereof are provided. The driving method is adapted for driving a backlight module and a display panel thereon, and includes at least the following steps. Firstly, a backlight data and a display data are outputted according to a color distribution of an expected image.... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100245398 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: Disclosed are a display apparatus and a method of driving the same. An image signal receiver sequentially outputs frames for image display. A local illumination calculation unit displays an image on a display unit based on the frames and calculates light emission amount of a light source provided for each... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100245404 - Display control apparatus and display control method: A display control apparatus includes a display control section that controls to display an image showing an operation of an equipment on a display portion provided in a vehicle and illuminate the display portion with a first brightness, and a counting section that counts a time which elapses after the... Agent: Sughrue-265550

20100245405 - Display device: A gradation conversion unit 23 performs, on an input image, gradation conversion in which a predetermined gain is applied to a gradation smaller than a boundary gradation CVth and a characteristic becomes a spline curve for a gradation larger than the boundary gradation. To determine a characteristic of the gradation... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100245400 - Display device and display method: There is provided a display device that includes a display portion and a drive compensation portion. The display portion line-sequentially displays, in an image display region, a first image based on a first image signal and a second image based on a second image signal, by sequentially switching the first... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100245408 - Display device and electric apparatus using the same: A display device (10) includes an upper substrate (first substrate) (2), a lower substrate (second substrate) (3), and a conductive liquid (16) that is sealed in a display space (S) formed between the upper substrate (2) and the lower substrate (3) so as to be moved toward an effective display... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100245399 - Display device drive circuit: Provided is a display device drive circuit capable of setting an optimum drive performance for each output amplifier without increasing the chip size. The display device drive circuit includes: at least two bias lines having different reference potentials; a selector that selects one of the bias lines based on a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100245397 - Method of driving a display apparatus: A method for driving a display apparatus, according to one or more embodiments of the present invention, provides a luminance representative value of a unit light-emitting block that may be determined from an external image signal of a plurality of image blocks corresponding to the unit light-emitting block including a... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100245401 - Method of driving an electro-optic display: A method of driving an electro-optic display comprising providing a current source, digitally modulating the current source and generating a modulated digital signal, and converting the modulated digital signal into an effective analog drive signal so that the display pixels receive an effective analog drive current, wherein the internal capacitance... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100245402 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device compensates for a variation of the threshold voltage of a driving transistor. A scan driver and a data driver drive a plurality of pixels. A pixel of the pixels includes an organic light emitting diode, four transistors, and two capacitors. A first transistor controls... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100245407 - Plasma display apparatus and driving method for plasma display apparatus: Sustain discharge is stably caused while power consumption is reduced, and image display quality is improved. A plasma display device has a plasma display panel, an electric power recovering circuit for raising or falling a sustain pulse by resonating an inductor and the inter-electrode capacity of a display electrode pair,... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100245403 - Source driver and electronic system utilizing the same: A source driver providing an output image to a plurality of pixels and including a judgment unit, an image processing unit, and a digital-to-analog converter is disclosed. The judgment unit encodes a first input image to generate an encoded code and compares the encoded code with a preset code to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

  
09/23/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100238089 - System and method for the auto-detection and presentation of pre-set configurations for multiple monitor layout display: A system, method and computer program product for configuration of multiple monitor layout displays, including detecting a presence of multiple monitors installed in a computer system; configuring layouts for the multiple monitors, including, configuring at least one of size, shape and location of corresponding displays of the multiple monitors, and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100238091 - Information processing apparatus, display processing method, and computer program product: It is decided whether an information processing apparatus is connected to an external device. When the information processing apparatus is connected to the external device, external display data is received from the external device. The external display data is a part of display data that forms a screen to be... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238090 - Screen seaming device system and method: The present invention teaches a method for eliminating the visible gaps between screens in a multi screen video wall. This is done by placing optical bridges over the edges of the individual displays, which direct graphical information from the periphery of the individual displays to fill the gaps between said... Agent: William H. Dippert Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20100238092 - Scanner, electro-optical panel, electro-optical display device and electronic apparatus: A scanner includes a plurality of unit circuits configured with transistors of a same conductivity type. In the scanner, the unit circuit constituting the scanner includes an output transistor that selectively outputs, to an output terminal of the unit circuit, a signal given from an outside. A gate electrode of... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100238093 - Method for driving electrophoretic display device: An EPD device includes a plurality of pixels, wherein a first pixel is written by a first grey level, a second pixel is written by a second grey level. When the EPD device refreshes the displayed frame, the first pixel and the second pixel are erased individually. After the erasing... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100238094 - Esd protection circuit and organic light emitting display device having the same: An organic light emitting display device having an electrostatic discharge (ESD) protection circuit. The organic light emitting display device according to an embodiment of the present invention includes: a display panel; a plurality of signal input lines for transferring driving power and driving signals received from a pad unit at... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100238095 - Pixel structure of active matrix organic light emitting display and manufacturing thereof: An embodiment of the invention provides a pixel structure of an active matrix organic light emitting display comprising a gate line, a common electrode line, a signal line, a power line, a first thin film transistor which is used as an addressing element, and a second thin film transistor which... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100238096 - Organic light emitting diode display: where W1, W2, and W3 respectively denote the width of the first anode, the width of the second anode, and the width of the third anode measured along a direction traversing the first sub-pixel, the second sub-pixel, and the third sub-pixel and where P denotes a width of the pixel... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100238097 - 2-d and 3-d switchalbe and multi-full size image dispaly system: An image display system includes a display device including a (2N−1)th pixel row and a (2N)th pixel row and producing a first image on the (2N−1)th pixel row and a second image on the (2N)th pixel row, wherein N is positive integer; a patterned retarder at an outer side of... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100238098 - Flexible display device: A display device includes a display medium layer positioned between a flexible first substrate and a flexible second substrate, and a sealing member arranged to surround the display medium layer between the first substrate and the second substrate. The sealing member includes a curved portion that is curved so as... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100238099 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus includes: a light source unit which emits axially symmetric polarized light having polarization distribution symmetric with respect to the center axis of light; and a scanning unit which applies the axially symmetric polarized light to a projection surface for scanning to form an image.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238100 - Lcd panel: A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel is provided. The LCD panel includes a plurality of pixel units each having a storage capacitor, a plurality of scan lines coupled to the pixel units, and a plurality of storage capacitor charge transistors each respectively coupled to the storage capacitors of the corresponding... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100238102 - Display device and color filter substrate: A display device includes a pixel defined by a plurality of subpixels. The plurality of subpixels include: first and second red subpixels for displaying red; a green subpixel for displaying green; a blue subpixel for displaying blue; and a yellow subpixel for displaying yellow.... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100238101 - Image processing method capable of reducing color shift: An image-processing method adjusts the gamma characteristic of an LCD device based on the difference between color coordinates of an image when viewed directly in front of the LCD device and at an angle. Therefore, color characteristics of the image are substantially the same when viewed directly in front of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100238103 - Method to obtain uniform grayscale to grayscale response times in lcds and a system thereof: Despite rapid advances in science and technology of liquid crystal display (LCD); elimination of motion related artifacts and preservation of color purity in moving images have remained elusive because gray-scale to gray-scale response time, i.e., time taken to switch pixels from one gray-scale to another depends on the initial and... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100238104 - Pixel data preprocessing circuit and method: A pixel data preprocessing method includes the steps of: inputting a first frame data into a timing controller; performing a differential operation on the first frame data to generate a first frame differential data; writing the first frame differential data into a frame memory with the timing controller; reading a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100238105 - Liquid crystal display device, electronic device comprising same, and controller for liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device comprises liquid crystal panel 200 including sub-pixels 254, 255, and back light 213 for irradiating light to the back surface of liquid crystal panel 200. Transmission sub-pixel 254 can be switched into an image display state which can allow irradiated light to exit, and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100238106 - Driving method for electrophoretic display panel and electrophoretic display apparatus using the same: A driving method for an electrophoretic display panel and an electrophoretic display apparatus using the same are provided. The electrophoretic display apparatus comprises the electrophoretic display panel and a gate driver. The driving method comprises the following steps: employing a gate driver to output gate-driving signals to the electrophoretic display... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100238107 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: There is provided an information processing apparatus, including: a display panel for displaying at least one object in a selected state or in unselected state; a detection area setting unit for setting, per object on the display panel, a first detection area covering a display area of the object and... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100238108 - Light-tactility conversion system, and method for providing tactile feedback: A light-tactility conversion system is provided which includes a light emitting device including an illumination unit capable of emitting light at a same time to a plurality of illumination areas in different illumination patterns, and an illumination control unit for controlling the illumination unit and making the illumination unit project... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100238110 - Locomotion interface device for involving bipedal movement in control over computer or video media: A locomotion interface includes a first section for a user contact with lower extremities and a second section proximate to the first section. The second section includes a first action region for the user to contact and move a lower extremity over. The locomotion interface also includes a first plurality... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20100238109 - User interface for set top box: A method for control comprises a set top box receiving coordinates from a touch sensing screen. The coordinates are interpreted for controlling the set top box, and in accordance with the interpreted coordinates an action is performed. A further method for control comprises a set top box receiving a signal... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100238111 - Human interface input acceleration system: A method and system for transmitting data to and from a hand-held host device are disclosed. An accessory device for interfacing with a host device includes a communication channel designed to establish a bidirectional data link between the accessory device and the host device. The accessory device also includes a... Agent: Fish & Richardson, PC

20100238112 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, and control method: An input apparatus includes: a casing; a first acceleration detection section to detect a first acceleration value of the casing in a first direction; a first angle-related value detection section to detect a first angle-related value of the casing about an axis in a second direction; a radius gyration calculation... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238113 - Wheel mouse: A wheel mouse includes a base, a circuit board, a scroll wheel, a wheel swing member, two tilt switches, and a mode-switching element. The wheel swing member has an extension arm. The mode-switching element has an engaging part. The mode-switching element is penetrated through the base and the circuit board... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100238114 - Apparatus and method for providing an elevated, indented, or texturized display device: An apparatus and method for providing and configuring an elevated, indented, or texturized display device is disclosed. Processes are also given involving elevated, indented, or texturized portions of a display device. By providing an elevated, indented, or texturized display device enhanced input/output functions are provided.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20100238116 - Method and apparatus of providing haptic effect using a plurality of vibrators in a portable terminal: A method and apparatus for providing a haptic effect using a plurality of vibrators in a portable terminal. The method of providing a haptic effect using a plurality of vibrators in a portable terminal includes detecting whether user's input information is generated, determining a vibration strength level of each of... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100238117 - Movable barrier operator system display method and apparatus: A movable barrier operator system operational component includes an integral display comprising at least one of a numeric display, an alphanumeric display, and a graphics display. The display can comprise an active display or an active interactive display and can further operate in conjunction with adjacent user-input interface opportunities. So... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100238115 - Operation input device, control method, and program: Provided is an operation input device having an input part that receives operator input by being pressed by an operator, a function setting part that allocates predetermined operation functions to a second domain in the input part based upon a position pressed when the operator presses a first domain in... Agent: Masao Yoshimura

20100238118 - System and method for providing text input to a communication device: A system and method for generating symbols in a mobile communication device is provided. The system may be provided with a chart provided with symbols, such as Hindi characters, and a device for retrieving information related to the presented symbols, the read retrieved information may then be processed and used... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100238119 - Touchscreen keyboard overlay: An external cover for a tablet smartphone with a flat touchscreen includes a rear clamshell formed of deformable plastic material that receives and surrounds the tablet, and a rim that resiliently clips the rear clamshell to the tablet. A hinge blister and intervening web forms a two degree of freedom... Agent: Lawrence A. Aaronson, P.C. Lawrence A. Aaronson

20100238120 - Control method for generating varying colored lights in keyboard and self-luminous keyboard for realizing the same method: The present invention discloses a control method for generating varying colored lights in a keyboard and a self-luminous keyboard for realizing the same method. The control method comprises steps: establishing a driving signal table storing a plurality of backlight driving signals; setting the conditions for outputting the backlight driving signals... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100238130 - Electronic book device and method for operating the same: An electronic book device and a method for operating the electronic book device are disclosed, wherein the electronic book device includes a memory module, an electronic paper, a touch display and a first touch control module. The touch display is separate from the electronic paper and has a touch panel.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100238123 - Input device gesture to generate full screen change: A gesture based method for generating a screen presentation content change. The gesture based method for generating a screen presentation content change used a gesture (such as e.g., a full palm or multi-finger gesture) on a touchpad or a touch sensitive display screen that generates a screen presentation content change.... Agent: Hamilton & Terrile, LLP

20100238122 - Integrated touch panel and method for making same: An integrated touch panel has a display pixels arranged in a two-dimensional array of rows and columns connected to a plurality of gate lines and data lines. Each gate line receives a gate line signal for controlling the pixels in a row, and each data lines provides display data to... Agent: Ware Fressola Van Der Sluys & Adolphson, LLP

20100238125 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for discontinuous shapewriting: Various methods for discontinuous shapewriting are provided. One method may include receiving an indication of a first touch event via a touch screen implemented keyboard and receiving an indication of at least a second touch event via the keyboard. In this regard, the first touch event may be discontinuous from... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100238124 - Non-linguistic interaction with computer systems via surface stimulation: Tools and techniques for non-linguistic interaction with computer systems via surface stimulation are provided. These tools may receive indications of stimulation levels calculated for cells defined by a non-linguistic user interface. The cells may be associated with respective physical regions of a hardware substrate. The stimulation levels may be calculated... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100238129 - Operation input device: Provided is an operation input device having a first substrate, a first conductive film provided on the first substrate, a second substrate that is provided opposing the side of the first conductive film on the first substrate and have flexibility to be deformed according to pressing strength applied to the... Agent: Masao Yoshimura

20100238131 - Portable game machine with touch panel display: A portable game machine with a display which also serves as a touch panel type input portion is comprised of means for detecting a contact between a finger of a player and a screen, means for computing a coordinate position of the finger on the screen, means for computing and... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - PhiladelphiaIPDepartment

20100238126 - Pressure-sensitive context menus: Tools and techniques for pressure-sensitive context menus are provided. These tools receive indications of physical user activities directed to computing systems, and compute pressure parameters associated with the user activities. In turn, the tools may determine display characteristics of context menus that are presented in response to the user activity,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100238127 - System comprising a lighting control console and a simulation computer: The invention relates to a system (01) comprising a lighting control console (02) for controlling a lighting system, and an external simulation computer (03), wherein digital adjusting commands that can be transmitted to the lighting devices of the lighting system via data links are generated in the lighting control console... Agent: Intellectual Property Group Fredrikson & Byron, P.A.

20100238128 - Touch display device: A touch display device including a main frame, a display module, a first frame, a second frame, and a touch device is provided. The main frame has a vertical sidewall part and a horizontal extension part defining a display module holding space. The display module having a display panel and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100238132 - Touch panel assembly with haptic effects and method of manufacturuing thereof: An assembly for providing haptic effects includes a panel adapted to be mated to another structure, a frame placed around and spaced apart from the panel, at least one flexible coupling to connect the panel to the frame, a display connected to the panel so as to be stationary with... Agent: Blank Rome LLP

20100238121 - Transducer: A transducer for a position sensor is described. The transducer comprises a single laminate sensor board carrying a plurality of windings formed by conductors on one or more layers of the sensor board, the windings being arrayed over a first area of the sensor board; and detection circuitry mounted on... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100238134 - Capacitive sensing using a segmented common voltage electrode of a display: An integrated display and touch sensor device comprises a plurality of display pixels and a processing system communicatively coupled with a plurality of common voltage electrode segments and with a plurality of receiver sensor electrodes. The plurality of display pixels is configured for displaying information on the display. The processing... Agent: Synaptics C/o Wagner Blecher LLP

20100238133 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel including a first substrate and the elements disposed on the first substrate such as a plurality of first sensing series, a plurality of second sensing series, and a plurality of compensating patterns. Each of the first sensing series is formed by first electrodes serially connected through... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100238135 - Image sensor and display: An image sensor, for example for incorporation within an active matrix display, comprises an array of sensor elements 10. Each sensor element (10) comprise an amplifying transistor (M1) whose gate is connected to an integrating node (11). The integrating node (11) is connected to one plate of an integrating capacitor... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100238137 - Multi-telepointer, virtual object display device, and virtual object control method: A virtual object control method is provided. The virtual object control method includes selecting a gesture to control a virtual object on the basis of motion information of a virtual object control unit. The gesture is related to a user's action to operate the virtual object control unit, and appropriately... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100238138 - Optical touch screen systems using reflected light: A touch screen system, including a near-infrared transparent screen including a plurality of reflective elements embedded therein, a circuit board including circuitry for controlled selective activation of electronic components connected thereto, at least one light source connected to the circuit board, for emitting light, and at least one light detector... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20100238139 - Optical touch screen systems using wide light beams: A touch screen system, including a screen, a plurality of light sources coupled with the screen, for emitting light, a plurality of photo diodes coupled with the screen, for detecting the light emitted by the light sources, and for identifying the location of a touch on the screen when an... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20100238136 - Touch panel display with infrared light source: An exemplary touch panel display includes a display panel, a backlight module, two infrared cameras, and a processor. The display panel has a touch surface. The backlight module includes a light guide plate and a light source module. The light source module includes a first visible light source and a... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100238140 - Photo element and driving method thereof and liquid crystal display: A photo element includes a photo thin film transistor (TFT), a switch thin film transistor, and a compensation thin film transistor. A bias line provides a bias voltage to the photo TFT. The photo TFT generates a photo-induced current under an illuminated environment. A first switch line provides a voltage... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20100238141 - Projection display apparatus, writing/drawing board, and projection system: A projection system includes a screen, a projection display apparatus for projecting a video image on the screen, and a mount base provided below a projection surface of the screen, for carrying a subject on its upper surface. The projection display apparatus is mechanically coupled to the screen such that... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100238145 - Electro-optical apparatus and driving method thereof, and electronic device: An electro-optical apparatus includes a display unit including a plurality of pixels, a plurality of pixel electrodes, each of the plurality of pixel electrodes being provided for the pixel, a common electrode facing the plurality of pixel electrodes, an electro-optical layer disposed between the plurality of pixel electrodes and the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100238144 - Flexible display panel: A flexible display panel includes a flexible panel body and at least one integrated circuit driver (IC driver). The flexible panel body has a first end surface, a second end surface, a plurality of side surfaces and at least one convex cambered surface. The first end surface has a display... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100238143 - High-reliability gate driving circuit: A high-reliability gate driving circuit includes a plurality of odd shift register stages and a plurality of even shift register stages. Each odd shift register stage generates a corresponding gate signal furnished to a corresponding odd gate line according to a first clock and a second clock having a phase... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100238142 - Organic electroluminescent display panel and manufacturing method thereof: An active matrix drive organic EL display panel comprising an organic TFT with a configuration that prevents the occurrence of current leak, and a manufacturing method thereof are proposed. The organic EL display panel comprises: a substrate; an organic EL element comprising in order from the substrate, a first display... Agent: Drinker Biddle & Reath (dc)

20100238146 - Display: In one embodiment of the present invention, a display for receiving m-bit display data includes a display driver including a switched capacitor digital/analogue converter including an n-bit input, where m is not greater than n. The upper plates of the capacitors of the switched capacitor digital/analogue converter may be connected,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100238147 - Method of driving a transistor, a driving element using the same, and a display panel and a display apparatus having the driving element: A method of driving a transistor, a driving element using the same, and a display panel and a display apparatus having the driving element are provided. The method for driving a transistor comprises: receiving a bias voltage at a first electrode of a driving transistor; outputting a first signal having... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100238149 - Display device adn method for manufacturing the same: A pixel circuit (Aij) has a capacitor (Cs) having one of ends connected with a gate terminal of a DTFT (driving TFT) and the other end connected with a capacitance feedback line (CSi), a current-voltage conversion circuit (14) having an input terminal to which a feedback current flowing to a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100238148 - Non-volatile display module and non-volatile display apparatus: A non-volatile display module has a display panel and a driving circuit. The display panel has a substrate at which at least one scan line, at least one data line and at least one thin film transistor (TFT) are disposed. The TFT is located at an intersection area of the... Agent: Flash Intellectual Property, Inc. Attn. Cheng-ju Chiang

20100238150 - Display and electronic apparatus equipped with same: A display capable of performing ambient light detection with a high accuracy is provided. The display device is a display device having a backlight and a photo sensor for detecting ambient light and outputting a photocurrent according to an intensity of the ambient light, and further including a light-shielding member... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100238151 - Displaying device, its driving circuit and its driving method: The present invention relates to display devices. The present invention aims to provide a display device capable of eliminating display irregularities due to the difference in the charging rate between lines, while preventing increase in heat generation and power consumption by the device, and also to provide a circuit and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100238153 - Display device: A circuit that obtains a more accurate, output voltage from a plurality of input voltages is provided. A two-input single-output circuit includes a current source transistor allowing a predetermined current to flow, a cascode transistor section including two MOS transistors that are cascode-connected to the drain side of the current... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100238154 - Driving method and liquid crystal display device utilizing the same: A liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof capable of reducing flicker are provided. During a predetermined time period, two continuous inversion operations to pixel voltages and common voltages are repeatedly performed with a timing interval in which the liquid crystal component does not react to changes. After... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100238152 - Plasma display device: A method of driving a plasma display panel (PDP) and a plasma display device using the same are provided. In the plasma display device, a plurality of scan electrodes formed on the PDP are divided into first and second groups to supply scan signals. When a scan bias voltage is... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100238155 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device is provided. In the plasma display device, a plurality of scan electrodes are divided into one or more scan electrode groups, and different driving signals are applied to the scan electrode groups. More specifically, different scan bias voltages are applied to the scan electrodes during a... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100238156 - Display device and method for driving display device: A display device, in at least one embodiment, includes: a gate driver including a plurality of shift register stages each provided so as to correspond to each row, the gate driver outputting a gate signal for turning on switching elements in the each row; and a source driver outputting a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100238159 - Differential signal generating device: A differential signal generating device includes a control circuit and a differential signal driver receiving a single-ended signal. The control circuit receives a source signal and generates a control signal corresponding to a first mode when the source signal conforms with a first pre-defined state, and corresponding to a second... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC

20100238158 - Electrophoretic display device driving method, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: There is provided a method of driving an electrophoretic display device including a display unit in which an electrophoretic element containing electrophoretic particles is interposed between first and second substrates and in which a plurality of pixels are arranged. The method includes lowering a contrast of the display unit, when... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100238157 - Method of modulating/demodulating a signal, apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the apparatus: A method of modulating and demodulating a signal includes modulating data information included in an input data signal provided from an external source and clock information included in an input clock signal provided from the external source into a transmission signal, using (n+1) delay clock signals generated based on the... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100238161 - Computer-aided system for 360º heads up display of safety/mission critical data: A safety critical, time sensitive data system for projecting safety/mission critical data onto a display pair of Commercial Off The Shelf (COTS) light weight projection glasses or monocular creating a virtual 360° HUD (Heads Up Display) with 6 degrees of freedom movement. The system includes the display, the workstation, the... Agent: Charles R. Sutton

20100238164 - Image stitching using partially overlapping views of a scene: An “Oblique Image Stitcher” provides a technique for constructing a photorealistic oblique view from a set of input images representing a series of partially overlapping views of a scene. The Oblique Image Stitcher first projects each input image onto a geometric proxy of the scene and renders the images from... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100238162 - Method and apparatus for sight distance analysis: A computer implemented method of visualizing an infrastructure comprising: acquiring a cross section definition, the definition comprising points defining a link and link information, each of the points exhibiting a type; creating at least one three dimensional face linking points of a same type; assigning a face rendering for each... Agent: Simon Kahn - Pyi Tech, Ltd. C/o Landonip, Inc

20100238160 - Method for virtual image synthesis: A method synthesizes virtual images from a sequence of texture images and a sequence of corresponding depth images, wherein each depth images stores depths d at pixel locations I(x, y). Each depth image, is preprocessed to produce a corresponding preprocessed depth image. A first reference image and a second reference... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100238163 - Telestrator system: A telestrator system is disclosed that allows a broadcaster to annotate video during or after an event. For example, while televising a sporting event, an announcer (or other user) can use the present invention to draw over the video of the event to highlight one or more actions, features, etc.... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20100238168 - Apparatus and method for generating skeleton model using motion data and image data: An apparatus and method for generating a skeleton model using motion data and image data. The apparatus for generating the skeleton model may synchronize the image data and the motion data, and generate a three-dimensional (3D) skeleton model of an entire body of a user using a silhouette extracted from... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100238166 - Attribute transfer between computer models including identifying isomorphic regions in polygonal meshes: A method for automatically transferring attributes between computer-generated models. The method includes storing in memory first and second models represented by polygonal meshes and storing a set of attributes for the first model. A processor operates or runs a compressed graph generator to process the first and second models to... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100238165 - Geospatial modeling system for colorizing images and related methods: A geospatial modeling system includes a geospatial model database having stored therein a colorized three-dimensional (3D) model of a geographical area, and a processor cooperating with the geospatial model database. The processor is configured to generate an estimated monochromatic image corresponding to a collected monochromatic image based upon the colorized... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist

20100238167 - System and method for converting dimensions: A system, method, and computer program for selecting geometries from a solid model that is manipulated in a computer having software instructions, comprising: a computer system, wherein the computer system includes a memory, a processor, a user input device, and a display device; a computer generated geometric model stored in... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100238169 - Physical rendering with textured bounding volume primitive mapping: A circuit arrangement, program product and circuit arrangement utilize a textured bounding volume to reduce the overhead associated with generating and using an Accelerated Data Structure (ADS) in connection with physical rendering. In particular, a subset of the primitives in a scene may be mapped to surfaces of a bounding... Agent: Wood, Herron & Evans, L.L.P. (ibm)

20100238171 - Method for preparing ct image displays, and an arithmetic logic unit for carrying out this method: A method is disclosed for preparing CT image displays. In at least one embodiment, the method includes compiling N≧2 CT image data records of an area of a patient on the basis of N different X-ray energy spectra, each pixel or voxel being assigned an N-tuple CT numbers, each CT... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100238170 - Visualization of temporal data: The invention relates to analysis and visualization of temporal data and, in embodiments, to the area of visualization of temporal data associated with medical images. A method of visualizing temporal data is disclosed. The method comprises providing a set of temporal data, detecting the number of distinct regions (40, 41)... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100238172 - Cone-culled soft shadows: Soft shadows in computer graphics images are created by rendering the scene from the camera viewpoint and at least one light viewpoint. The positions of scene fragments and light fragments in the scene are stored. For each scene fragment, a frustum is defined between the position of the scene fragment... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100238173 - Compressed audio information: Compressed entertainment content such as audio or video or both includes additional aspects and operations associated their way. The compressed audio may be used to signal computers such as a telephone or reminder for an appointment. A melody line may be extracted from the audio, or the audio may be... Agent: Scott C Harris Law Office Of Scott C Harris, Inc

20100238174 - Cursor synchronization in a plurality of graphs: Cursor synchronization in a plurality of graphs. A plurality of graphs may be displayed. Each graph may visually represent data and may include at least two axis. User input may be received specifying a value of a first axis of a first graph of the plurality of graphs. The method... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100238175 - Graphing device and method: To display patient information, a computing device receives a set of diagnostic values for a patient, a processor of the computing device compares the set of diagnostic values with a set of predetermined normal values, and a video image is displayed having a graphical depiction of the diagnostic values in... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100238176 - Systems, methods, and devices for flash exposure control using preflash statistics: Techniques for accomplishing transitions between graphical data representations (e.g., charts, graphs, and so forth) are disclosed. In accordance with these techniques, each object in such a graphical data representation is individually manipulable during transitions. In certain embodiments, the presence of an object in both the outgoing and incoming graphical data... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100238177 - Drawing processing device, image output apparatus, and computer-readable medium: A drawing processing device includes a rendering section, first and second figure drawing sections, a registration section, and a control section. The rendering section performs rendering based on a drawing command. The first figure drawing section draws a figure based on a figure pattern obtained by performing the rendering. When... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238178 - Information processing apparatus, control device, and program: An information processing apparatus includes: a command supplying unit which supplies a drawing command containing identification information used to identify each glyph and instructing drawing of the contour of the glyph; a contour drawing unit which acquires glyph data indicating the contour of the glyph identified by the identification information... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100238180 - Apparatus and method for creating animation from web text: An apparatus and method for creating animation from a web text are provided. The apparatus includes a script formatter for generating a domain format script from the web text using a domain format that corresponds to a type of the web text, an adaptation engine for generating animation contents using... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100238181 - Method and system for animating graphical user interface elements via a manufacturing/process control portal server: A method and system are disclosed for rendering animated graphics on a browser client based upon a stream of runtime data from a manufacturing/process control system. The graphics animation is based upon an animated graphic display object specification and runtime data from a portal server affecting an appearance trait of... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20100238179 - Presentation of personalized weather information by an animated presenter: A computer-implemented personalized weather presentation method. The method includes generating personalized weather information (68) and presenting the personalized weather information (68) using a user-selected weather presentation animated presenter (232). The presentation is configured (214, 222) based on the content of the generated personalized weather information (68).... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.

20100238182 - Chaining animations: In applications that display a representation of a user, it may be reasonable to insert a pre-canned animation rather than animating a user's captured motion. For example, in a tennis swing, the ball toss and take back in a serve could be a pre-canned animation, whereas the actual forward swing... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100238183 - Information processing apparatus and information processing method: There is provided an information processing apparatus including a storage unit where function attribute information, user operation information, and recommendation degree information are recorded to be associated with one another, the attribute information indicating an attribute about a function of a predetermined device, the operation information indicating content of a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238184 - Method and apparatus for three-dimensional visualization in mobile devices: Three-dimensional visualization in mobile devices involves receiving first and second images at an apparatus. A first and second set of electronically controlled display pixels are caused to independently display the first and second images. The light of the pixels is refracted to cause the first and the second images to... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20100238185 - Method for fully automatically aligning quality of image: A method for fully-automatically aligning the quality of an image is provided. The method processes the video signals provided by the Video Graphic Array (VGA) display card in the computer system through the multi-sync display itself, and further interprets whether a computer host ID stored in the VGA display card... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100238186 - Display controllers including memory controllers: A display controller is provided. The display controller includes an external memory and a timing controller which compresses current frame data to generate front first in-first out (FIFO) input data, temporarily stores the front FIFO input data and writes the front FIFO input data to the external memory in a... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100238187 - Two-dimensional code display system, two-dimensional code display method, and program: A two-dimensional code display system has a display unit which can display a two-dimensional code representing predetermined information by plural cells arrange in a matrix, and a control unit which changes the display form of the two-dimensional code. For example, after 0.5 second has elapsed since the display unit starts... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100238188 - Efficient display of virtual desktops on multiple independent display devices: Methods having corresponding apparatus and computer-readable media embodying instructions executable by a computer to perform the methods comprise placing content of a window of a virtual desktop generated by a graphical user interface into an OpenGL scene; rendering the OpenGL scene to a buffer of a first graphical processing unit... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100238189 - Area adaptive backlight with reduced computation and halo artifacts: A backlight display has improved display characteristics. An image is displayed on the display which includes a liquid crystal material with a light valve. The display receives an image signal and modifies the light for a backlight array and a liquid crystal layer.... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20100238190 - Joint high dynamic range compression and noise reduction: A high dynamic range (HDR) compression method and apparatus modeled after the heat equation describing temperature changes in a thin plate. This approach allows combining high dynamic range compression together with noise reduction in a single process, to be performed within the same iteration of the heat equation. Noise reduction... Agent: John P. O'banion O'banion & Ritchey LLP

20100238191 - Method of browsing photos based on people: To browse images grouped by person on a photo displaying system, a plurality of facial regions are generated from a plurality of images of a plurality of albums. The facial regions are grouped into a plurality of clusters of faces based on similarity between the facial regions. The clusters of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100238192 - Biological information trend display device and method thereof: A biological information trend display device and method which allow the trend and an abnormal value of biological information to be checked with ease are provided. When a curve (50) showing the ST level in lead V3 exceeds the upper limit of a normal range, the part of the curve... Agent: Jason H. Vick Sheridan Ross, PC

20100238193 - Programmable dithering for video displays: In a liquid crystal display (LCD) driver circuit, harmonizing a pixel inversion pattern and a dither pattern is disclosed. The pixel inversion pattern and the cooperating dither pattern interact with each other in such a way that there is substantially no discernable video artifacts generated. The cooperating dither pattern can... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100238194 - Methods and apparatuses for using a mobile device to provide remote assistance: Systems and methods for providing remote assistance to a user are disclosed. A remote assistance system may communicate with a mobile device operated by the user and may manipulate devices configured on the mobile device, such as a camera, an illumination device, a projection device, or any other types of... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP

20100238195 - Systems and methods for reviewing digital pen data: Systems and methods for error checking an entry converted from digital ink to text are disclosed herein. A method for reviewing digital pen data comprising importing handwritten ink made with a digital pen into an input region of a form. The handwritten ink is interpreted to produce a typographical symbol... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham, PLLC

20100238197 - Information processing apparatus, display processing method, and computer program product therefor: This invention relates to an information processing apparatus that includes a judging unit that judges a usage state of the information processing apparatus; a deciding unit that decides, according to the usage state, a position at which a display element on a display screen on a display unit is to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100238196 - Portable electronic devices with adjustable display orientation: A portable electronic device (100) is provided. The electronic device includes a device body (102) having at least one accessory interface (114, 116) and at least one display device (110, 112) positioned on a surface of the device body. The electronic device also includes a display driver device (202) communicatively... Agent: Harris Corporation C/o Fox Rothschild, LLP

20100238198 - Two-dimensional code display system, two-dimensional code display method, and program: A two-dimensional code display system has a display unit which can display a two-dimensional code representing predetermined information by plural cells arrange in a matrix, and a control unit which changes the display form of the two-dimensional code. For example, after 0.5 second has elapsed since the display unit starts... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100238199 - Two-dimensional code display system, two-dimensional code display method, and program: A two-dimensional code display system has a display unit which can display a two-dimensional code representing predetermined information by plural cells arrange in a matrix, and a control unit which changes the display form of the two-dimensional code. For example, after 0.5 second has elapsed since the display unit starts... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100238202 - Display device and method for driving the same: An exemplary method for driving a display device is provided. At least one set of input signals is received. Finding the original signals being the same with the input signals in the signal transforming table is executed. The pixel driving signals is outputted. If at least one of the found... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100238203 - Driving pixels of a display: A driver (106) for driving pixels (104) of a display (102), wherein the pixels are divided into a first group and a second group and the driver is constructed for supplying a first drive signal to a first pixel and a second drive signal to a second pixel, the first... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100238204 - Generating corrected gray scale data to improve display quality: A method of displaying image data, which can mitigate a double-boundary problem and improve MPRT, includes the steps of: receiving a plurality of frame data of a pixel; correcting subframe data of two of the plurality frame data; and sequentially displaying each of the subframe data of the plurality frame... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100238201 - Image display apparatus: An image display apparatus for displaying images based on signals of an input image is provided. A backlight emits light. A liquid crystal panel modulates light emitted from the backlight. A emission intensity calculating unit calculates an emission intensity of the backlight such that a center value of a lightness... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20100238200 - Lighting control console for controlling a lighting system: Various embodiments include a lighting control console for controlling a lighting system comprising wherein digital adjusting commands, which can be transferred to the lighting devices of the lighting system via data connections, are generated in the lighting control console, and wherein the lighting control console comprises at least one housing,... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

  
09/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100231483 - Interactive mri system and subject anxiety relief distraction system for medical use: A medical system for reducing a subject's anxiety by providing video and sound to the subject, and for receiving responses from the subject. The system includes a sound suppression circuit for suppressing sound emanating from an medical device. The one or more visual displays have tilt, swivel, and distance adjusting... Agent: Sheldon Mak Rose & Anderson PC

20100231484 - Led device having improved light output: A light-emitting microcavity diode device includes a reflective electrode and a semi-transparent electrode, formed over a substrate, with an unpatterned light-emitting layer formed between the reflective electrode and the semi-transparent electrode. The reflective electrode, semi-transparent electrode, and unpatterned light-emitting layer form an optical cavity. Either the reflective or semi-transparent electrode... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100231485 - Led device having improved light output: l

20100231486 - Plasma arc tube display device: A plasma arc tube display is fabricated by arranging a plurality of arc tubes having fluorescent substance layers on the inside and filled with a discharge gas, joining a front substrate and a rear substrate having electrodes to both surfaces of these arranged arc tubes, and interconnecting a plurality of... Agent: Stites & Harbison PLLC

20100231487 - Light-emitting device and display: This light-emitting device includes a first electrode, a second electrode disposed opposite to the first electrode and a phosphor layer which is sandwiched between the first electrode and the second electrode and constituted by dispersing n-type semiconductor particles in a p-type semiconductor medium. A light-emitting device in another embodiment includes... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100231488 - Method for operating electrophoretic display apparatus, electrophoretic display apparatus, and electronic system: There is provided a method for operating an electrophoretic display apparatus including a first substrate; a second substrate; an electrophoretic device being held between the first substrate and the second substrate and containing electrophoretic particles; a first electrode formed on a surface of the first substrate, the surface facing the... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100231489 - Organic electroluminescence structure having a height difference between surfaces of a control device and an organic electroluminescence device: An organic electroluminescence structure comprises a first substrate, an organic electroluminescence device, and a control device. Forming either a lifting layer under the control device or a recess under the organic electroluminescence device, or forming both of them, creates a difference between their tops, in order to reduce the dark... Agent: Holland & Knight LLP

20100231490 - Organic electroluminescent display device and production method thereof: An organic electroluminescent display device is capable of flowing a constant electric current into each pixel and improving image qualities even if the device displays an image on a large screen. The organic electroluminescent display device including a lower electrode, an organic electroluminescent film, and an upper electrode on a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

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20100231491 - Light source device and liquid crystal display device using such light source device: A light source device with high use efficiency is provided. By using a laser light source of a single polarization, uniformization of light quantity and uniformization of polarization are simultaneously realized, in a two-dimensional planar illumination utilizing reflection and collimating. Thus, it is possible to realize the two-dimensional planar illumination... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100231492 - Liquid crystal display device: l

20100231494 - Liquid crystal display device: A multi-domain vertical alignment liquid crystal display device includes a data line, a first gate line, a second gate line, a first sub-pixel unit, and a second sub-pixel unit. The first sub-pixel unit includes a first switch, a first liquid-crystal capacitor and a first storage capacitor. The first switch functions... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100231495 - Liquid crystal display device and fabricating method thereof: A liquid crystal display panel and a fabricating method thereof comprising an image sensing capability, image scanning, and touch inputting. In the liquid crystal display device, a gate line and a data line are formed to intersect each other on a substrate to define a pixel area in which a... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100231496 - Display method on active matrix display: The present invention provides a display method of an active matrix display. First, image data is provided, and the image data is divided into a first image section and a second image section. Next, a first black frame section and a second black frame section are respectively inserted into the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100231497 - Display device providing bi-directional voltage stabilization: An LCD device includes a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of shift register units for driving corresponding gate lines. Each shift register unit includes a first circuit and a second circuit. The first circuit, disposed on a first side of a corresponding gate line, includes a pulse generator... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100231498 - Image display via multiple light guide sections: Various embodiments related to a multi-section light guide and computing devices comprising a plurality of wedge light guides are disclosed. For example, one disclosed embodiment comprises a multi-section light guide having a monolithic wedge-shaped body comprising a plurality of logical light guide sections. Each logical light guides section is configured... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100231502 - Liquid crystal display device and method of controlling powering on of the same: A liquid-crystal display device including a liquid-crystal display panel, a panel driver configured to drive the liquid-crystal display panel, a backlight section configured to be arranged on the rear face of the liquid-crystal display panel, a backlight driver configured to drive the backlight section, and a control section configured to... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20100231500 - Method and lcd improving waving phenomenon: An LCD includes a display panel, a plurality of fluorescent lamps, an electric field sensor, and an inverter. The electric field sensor senses electric fields of the plurality of fluorescent lamps to generate a voltage. The inverter is electrically connected the plurality of fluorescent lamps, and generates a driving voltage... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100231499 - Method for driving lcd backlight modules: A method for driving LCD backlight modules provides a constant operational current during a first predetermined period for adjusting the brightness of a backlight from a first brightness to a second brightness. After the brightness of the backlight reaches the second brightness, the method provides an impulse-type operational current during... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100231501 - Transflective display apparatus: Provided is a transflective display apparatus including a light source, a light guide plate guiding light from the light source or incident external light toward the inside, emitting the light or the incident external light to a light emitting surface of the light guide plate, and including a diffusion reflective... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231503 - Character input system, character input method and character input program: The grouping unit assigns an m-digit value expressed by an n-ary notation to each input candidate character one-for-one to classify the respective input candidate characters into n groups on a basis of each of the m digits. The group displaying unit causes the display device to display, in the lump... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100231506 - Control of appliances, kitchen and home: The disclosed invention is generally in the field of control of appliances in the home, and in their networking and connectivity also with audio systems and internet sources and the integration of these elements in a connected manner. Preferred apparatus generally employs a video projection system and one or more... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison And Foerster ,llp Los Angeles

20100231510 - Dual film light guide for illuminating displays: A front light guide panel including a plurality of embedded surface features is provided. The front light panel is configured to deliver uniform illumination from an artificial light source disposed at one side of the font light panel to an array of display elements located behind the front light guide... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100231504 - Hotspots for eye track control of image manipulation: The invention relates to a system for manipulating images or graphics where the manipulation to be performed are selected or activated using eye-tracking. A number of hotspots are arranged around and bordering a region of interest (ROI), which are each, associated with an image parameter adjustment (e.g. contrast or brightness).... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100231505 - Input device using sensors mounted on finger tips: In order to allow key input without operation of a keyboard or allow click and drag operations by finger tips of the hands, the present invention is primarily characterized in that a user wears a glove (7) (including a glove that covers only finger tips), which has a motion detection... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC

20100231507 - Method and apparatus for providing content and method and apparatus for displaying content: Provided are a method and apparatus for providing digital content and a method and apparatus for displaying digital content. In the displaying method, method of displaying content in a terminal, situational information including at least one of information regarding a user of the terminal and information regarding an external environment... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100231509 - Sterile networked interface for medical systems: One embodiment of a sterile networked interface system is provided comprising a hand-held surgical tool and a data processing system. The surgical tool includes a sensor for sensing a physical variable related to the surgery, a wireless communication unit to transmit the physical variable to the data processing system, and... Agent: Marc Boillot

20100231508 - Systems and methods for using multiple actuators to realize textures: Systems and methods for using multiple actuators to realize textures are disclosed. For example, one disclosed system includes, a system including: a first actuator configured to receive a first haptic signal and output a first haptic effect based at least in part on the first haptic signal; a second actuator... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100231511 - Interactive media system with multi-directional remote control and dual mode camera: A multi-directional remote control system and method is adapted for use with an interactive media system of a type including a display such as a monitor or TV with a camera. The remote control system and method images the controller to detect relative motion between the controller and screen with... Agent: David L. Henty

20100231512 - Adaptive cursor sizing: Disclosed herein are systems and methods for controlling a computing environment with one or more gestures by sizing a virtual screen centered on a user, and by adapting the response of the computing environment to gestures made by a user and modes of use exhibited by a user. The virtual... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100231513 - Position measurement systems using position sensitive detectors: Methods and devices for a remote control device for a display device are disclosed. In one embodiment, the remote control device may comprise a plurality of light sources that each has a light profile angled in a predetermined degree different from other light sources. In another embodiment, the remote control... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100231514 - Customizable computer input device: A customer user input device such as a computer mouse is disclosed. A core module can house the sensor, micro-controller and RF modules (if any). It may or may not also house the microswitches and scroll wheel. The core module can accept inserts having differing or variable button configurations so... Agent: Andrew G. Dinovo Dinovo Price Ellwanger

20100231516 - Quiet mouse: A computer pointing device includes an interface for communicating to a computer in response to a user input. The pointing device includes a moveable input that is activated by the user. The pointing device includes at least one input electrical contact and at least one interface electrical contact. The moveable... Agent: Carlson, Gaskey & Olds, P.C.

20100231517 - System and method for inputting information: A system for inputting information includes a computer with a safety input program, and a mouse connected to the computer. The safety input program includes an interface popup module, a signal control module, and a character output module. The interface popup module is configured for popping up an input interface... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231515 - System and method for key function switching: Personal computer (PC) and online gaming are gaining popularity around the world. Typically players use PC input devices such as keyboards and mice for playing PC games. Many of the modern PC games use a control scheme commonly known as the “WASD/Mouse”, which is a combination of the “WASD” keys... Agent: Vedder Price P.C.

20100231520 - Information exchange device: The present invention provides an information exchange device contains the outside framework, the front panel and the back panel, a vacant space is formed inside of the outside framework. In the vacant space, a control circle is disposed which includes a micro-control unit with the control procedure inside, a batter... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100231518 - Keyboard having multi-axis balance touch keys: A keyboard having multi-axis balance touch keys and particularly a keyboard equipped with touch keys aims to provide steady depressing operation. Each touch key includes a depressible plate, a contact switch, a base and a plurality of balance elements. The balance elements are arranged in two different axial directions and... Agent: Guice Patents PLLC

20100231519 - Keypad with key pairs: A keypad has a plurality of keys. The plurality of keys includes one or more key pairs. Each of the one or more key pairs includes physically coupled first and second keys. The physically coupled first and second keys are configured to be actuated independently of each other.... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100231521 - Character input device, and method and program for inputting character: In order to facilitate selection of an intended character from among a plurality of characters, a mobile phone includes a designated-position detecting portion (S01) for detecting a designated position, a moving direction detecting portion (S07) for detecting a moving direction of the detected position, a group selecting portion (S08), when... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100231522 - Method and apparatus for data entry input: A method and apparatus for inputting data for an electronic data entry device are provided. In one embodiment, identification of an input object such as the particular fingers of a user that are used to actuate a key region is performed. The symbol associated with the actuated key region and... Agent: Joseph A. Fuchs Rockey, Depke & Lyons, LLC

20100231523 - Zhuyin input interface on a device: One of a pair of alternate key planes of a virtual keyboard is presented. Each key plane includes a partial set of phonetic symbols from a phonetic alphabet. A first key plane includes a set of initial phonetic symbols. A second key plane includes a set of final phonetic symbols... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100231534 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position in content at a variable scrubbing rate: A method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: displaying a progress icon; while providing content with the electronic device: detecting a contact at a location that corresponds to the progress icon; detecting movement of the contact, wherein movement of the... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100231535 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position in content at a variable scrubbing rate: A method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: displaying a progress icon; detecting a contact at a location that corresponds to the progress icon; detecting contact movement that comprises a first component in a direction corresponding to movement on the... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100231536 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position in content at a variable scrubbing rate: A method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes, while providing content with the electronic device: displaying a progress icon; detecting a contact with the touch-sensitive surface, movement of the contact, and a pause in movement; after determining positions of two... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100231537 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for moving a current position in content at a variable scrubbing rate: A method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: displaying a progress icon that indicates a current position within a first piece of content; displaying a multi-purpose content navigation icon; while providing the first piece of content: detecting a first contact... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100231543 - Display device with touch sensor function, manufacturing method of display device with touch sensor function, and electronic apparatus: A display device with a touch sensor function includes: a first substrate; a second substrate which is disposed opposite the first substrate and has a touch surface at an opposite side of the first substrate; a display unit provided between the first and second substrates; display electrodes which are provided... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231538 - Electronic device with anti-shock function: An electronic device with anti-shock function includes a shell, a sensor, and a controller received in the shell and electrically coupled to the sensor. The sensor includes at least one pressure sensor to generate a position signal and at least one touch sensor to generate a touch signal. The controller... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231525 - Icon/text interface control method: An icon/text interface control method and particularly a control method incorporating with an icon/text menu interface displayed on a screen of a display device to facilitate user operation through selection. The method includes the procedures of: opening an option page, detecting contact of a user's finger on a touch panel... Agent: Guice Patents PLLC

20100231524 - Icon/text interface remote controller: An icon/text interface remote controller and particularly a remote controller incorporating with a display device which displays an icon/text menu interface to allow users to make selection mainly includes a touch panel, a button switch, a power supply, a power control circuit and a wireless emission circuit that incorporate with... Agent: Guice Patents PLLC

20100231529 - Method and apparatus for selecting text information: An apparatus that may include a processor configured to receive a multiple touch input comprising a first touch input relating to a first text position within a first word and a second touch input relating to a second text position, determine a first text selection point positioned outside of a... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100231533 - Multifunction device with integrated search and application selection: In some embodiments, a multifunction device with a touch screen display and a plurality of applications concurrently displays a first plurality of application launch icons in a first area of the touch screen display, detects a first input by a user, and in response to detecting the first input by... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100231528 - Oled display and sensor: The present disclosure relates to a display device with an OLED display including a plurality of nodes configured to emit light when drive circuitry provides a signal across the plurality of nodes at or above an illumination threshold. Measurement circuitry may be disposed proximate to the plurality of nodes and... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100231544 - Pixel structure, touch display panel and liquid crystal display: A pixel structure disposed on a substrate including a scan line, a data line, an active element, a first electrode, and a second electrode is provided. The scan line and the data line are intersected to define a rectangular pixel area. The active element is electrically connected to the scan... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100231547 - Reconfigurable tactile control display applications: This case concerns applications of my Reconfigurable Tactile Display (RTD) invention, particularly illustrating method and apparatus in which there is no rigid connection between a projector/electro-optical sensor unit, and a screen and control surface unit used to display data and receive user touch or control inputs. In many embodiments, elimination... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP

20100231546 - Sensing device and method: A system is provided for controlling the scroll direction and speed of a User Interface list via a continuous back and forth motion along a single-axis input mechanism. A method, graphical user interface, computer program product and use is also provided.... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100231540 - Systems and methods for a texture engine: Systems and methods for a texture engine are disclosed. For example, one disclosed system includes: a processor configured to receive a display signal including a plurality of pixels, determine a haptic effect comprising a texture, and transmit a haptic signal associated with the haptic effect to an actuator in communication... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100231539 - Systems and methods for interfaces featuring surface-based haptic effects: Systems and methods for interfaces featuring surface-based haptic effects are described. One described system includes a sensor configured to detect a touch in a touch area when an object contacts a touch surface. The touch surface may correspond to the display area or may correspond to a non-display surface of... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100231541 - Systems and methods for using textures in graphical user interface widgets: Systems and methods for using textures in graphical user interface widgets are disclosed. For example, one disclosed system includes: a system including: an actuator configured to receive a haptic signal and output a haptic effect based at least in part on the haptic signal, the haptic effect configured to simulate... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100231527 - Tactile user interface: A virtual user interface including: a display screen; a masking means for concealing at least part of said screen and revealing at least one preselected display area; at least one user-actuated control; and control means responsive to said user-actuated control for displaying information on said display area operatively associated with... Agent: Dov Rosenfeld

20100231530 - Touch pad for multiple sensing: A touch pad for multiple sensing configured to receive touch and pressed-pressure made from at least one finger, conductor or object, comprising an upper conductive layer and a lower conductive layer underneath the upper conductive layer. The upper conductive layer has a plurality of upper sensor members and a plurality... Agent: G. Link Co., Ltd.

20100231545 - Touch panel and method for producing the same: The invention provides a touch panel that exhibits high strength at the joints with external circuits, and that does not require high-temperature treatment for formation of the joints. The touch panel of the invention comprises a pair of electrode members, each having a construction with a transparent base and a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100231531 - Touch panel device: Embodiments of the present invention relate to a touch panel device. A touch panel device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention includes a touch panel and a touch panel controller for controlling the touch panel, wherein the touch panel includes a lower electrode layer, a solid insulating... Agent: Haynes And Boone, LLPIPSection

20100231542 - Touch panel device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A touch panel device includes: a touch panel substrate; a plurality of surface-shaped electrodes which are provided on one surface side of the touch panel substrate and are separated from each other; a first wiring line which makes a connection between the surface-shaped electrodes adjacent to each other in a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231532 - Touch sensing system and display apparatus employing the same: A touch sensing system which senses a touch position on a screen, including a light source to emit light; a light deflection unit to deflect the light emitted from the light source, a light guide plate which is arranged opposite to the screen and guides the light deflected by the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100231526 - Track information processor, track information processing method, information recording medium, and program: In a trajectory information processing apparatus (201) for equalizing the sensitivity of input near a starting point of a trajectory input to the extent possible, regardless of direction of movement, the trajectory information processing apparatus (201) including an input receiving unit (202) receives input of coordinate information of a trajectory... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100231555 - Capacitive sensing apparatus: A capacitive sensor apparatus comprises a first sensing element and a second sensing element. The first sensing element has a length oriented along a first axis of a contactable capacitive sensing reference surface; has a substantially constant width along its length; and is configured to have varying capacitive coupling, along... Agent: Synaptics C/o Wagner Blecher LLP

20100231554 - Display device: A display device incorporating a touch panel that can be made thinner than a conventional one and requires no countermeasure against misalignment in overlapping is provided by incorporating a touch panel. The display device incorporating a touch panel includes a display panel having a first substrate and a second substrate.... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100231553 - Information input device, image forming apparatus, position determination method, and position determination program: Disclosed is an information input device including a touch panel in which a display screen for displaying operations information is integrated with a sensor unit and to which the operations information is input when the display screen is touched with a predetermined unit, the sensor unit having plural sensors, which... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100231549 - Liquid crystal display integrated with capacitive touch devices: A liquid crystal display integrated with a capacitive touch device is provided. A first electrode layer is formed immediately on an upper surface of a polarizing plate of a liquid crystal display panel, and a second electrode layer is formed on the bottom surface of the polarizing plate of the... Agent: Patent Group 2n Jones Day

20100231550 - Systems and methods for friction displays and additional haptic effects: Systems, methods, and computer program products for providing composite haptic effects are disclosed. One disclosed method includes detecting a touch occurring in a touch area when an object contacts a touch surface and selecting a composite haptic effect to generate in response to the touch, the composite haptic effect including... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20100231551 - Touch sensor function-equipped display device: A touch sensor function-equipped display device includes: a first substrate that has a common electrode; a second substrate that is disposed to face the first substrate; a display unit that is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a touch sensor that detects a touch position on... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231552 - Touch sensor function-equipped display device: a display unit that is disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate; and a touch sensor that detects a touch position on a touch surface disposed on the first substrate side or the second substrate side. The second substrate includes: a plurality of data lines that are aligned... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231548 - Touch-sensitive display device and method: The present disclosure generally relates to a touch-sensitive LED display device with a number of shared circuits having measurement circuitry electrically coupled to display circuitry. A processor receives signals from the measurement circuitry and may compare the signals to determine a location of the touch on the touch screen.... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100231556 - Device, system, and computer-readable medium for an interactive whiteboard system: A device, system, and computer-readable medium for an interactive whiteboard including an interface which receives a first control signal from a touch-sensitive display surface and a second control signal from a codec, the first control signal identifying a position on the touch-sensitive display surface, and the second control signal identifying... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100231558 - Mobile terminal and input method of mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and an inputting method of a mobile terminal are disclosed. The inputting method of a mobile terminal comprising: receiving at least one of a position and size of a virtual input region; sensing an ultrasonic wave from a pen unit in order to recognize an input of... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100231557 - Stylus retaining and releasing mechanism: The stylus retaining and releasing mechanism includes a housing, a push button and an eject piece. The housing includes a first sidewall, a second sidewall connecting with the first sidewall and a stylus assembling portion disposed on the second sidewall. The first sidewall defines an assembling hole therethrough configured for... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231560 - Electro-optical apparatus, electronic device, and driving method for the electro-optical apparatus: An electrophoretic display apparatus, electronic device, and driving method for an electrophoretic display apparatus are capable of significantly increasing the number of tones that can be expressed in a single frame period. The electrophoretic display apparatus divides at least part of a frame period into multiple subfield periods and controls... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100231559 - Liquid crystal display device, and timing controller and signal processing method used in same: A liquid crystal device is provided which is capable of being free from degradation of signal receiving sensitivity and/or malfunction without performing thinning-out and complementing on video signals of an electronic device having an embedded peripheral circuit to receive and transmit data. A stop period during which outputting of horizontal... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100231561 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes: a liquid crystal display panel having a pair of substrates which is arranged to face each other in an opposed manner with liquid crystal sandwiched therebetween; and a backlight arranged on a one-side surface of the liquid crystal display panel. Thin film transistors are... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100231562 - Combined image sensor and display device: A combined image sensor and display device comprises an array of device elements (18), each of which comprises a display pixel (M4, C2, CLC). The display pixels have data inputs connected to column data lines (SL, 6,6′). The array includes sensor elements (10), each comprising a transistor (M1), an integrating... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100231563 - Display characteristic feedback loop: A system and method for maintaining similar optical performance over two electronic displays. A color light sensor is placed in front of the viewable area of each electronic display and is used to measure one or more optical properties in order to balance the two (or more) electronic displays. The... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20100231564 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display and a method of driving the same are provided. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel including data lines, gate lines crossing the data lines, and liquid crystal cells and having a quad type pixel structure in which red, green, blue, and white... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100231573 - Backlight device and liquid crystal displaying device using the backlight device: A backlight device which uses a light emitting diode as a light source, the back light device being configured to irradiate a liquid crystal display panel from a rear surface of the liquid crystal display panel, the backlight device having a structure where plural lines are provided on a backlight... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100231572 - Device for controlling the gate drive voltage in liquid crystal display: A device for controlling the gate drive voltage in the liquid crystal display is provided in the invention. The device for controlling the gate drive voltage in the liquid crystal display according to the invention includes a turn-on voltage output terminal and a turn-off voltage output terminal for outputting a... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100231568 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: Driving a display apparatus by performing write processing for applying an auxiliary video signal to a corresponding data line, then, applying a video signal, instead of the auxiliary video signal, to the corresponding data line, and in a state where a predetermined drive voltage is applied from a power supply... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100231570 - Display device: To provide a display device including a switching regulator type power generating circuit which realizes an increase in display quality by an output voltage being more stable, and by suppressing a flickering of a screen. A display device includes a switching regulator type direct current power generating circuit, wherein a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100231569 - Display panel driver and display apparatus using the same: In a display panel driver an output amplifier circuit includes a first output stage to receive a power supply voltage and a first voltage lower thereto and to output a drive voltage in a first voltage range defined between the power supply voltage and a middle power supply voltage; and... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100231565 - Driving device for driving display panel, driving method and ic chip: A driving device that drives a display device using a subfield driving method eliminates the need to use an expensive 1-frame delay memory. A compensated sustain pulse data generator enables displaying the same frame information on the display panel even when the 1-frame delay memory is eliminated. The drive data... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100231566 - Driving of electrowetting display device: The invention relates to a method of driving an electrowetting display device including a display element, the display element having an electrode for applying a voltage and providing a display state in response to a signal level of the voltage. The method comprises the following subsequent steps for maintaining a... Agent: Bainwood Huang & Associates LLC

20100231571 - Electrophoretic display device, electronic device, and drive method for an electrophoretic display panel: An electrophoretic display device has an electrophoretic display panel that has a plurality of drive electrodes, a common electrode, and a plurality of electrophoretic particles disposed between the drive electrodes and the common electrode, and can update the display color of each display unit correlated to a particular drive electrode... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100231574 - Imaging device, method for controlling the imaging device, and camera using the imaging device: An imaging device that can not only reduce noises including shading but also read out a pixel at high speed, a method for controlling the imaging device, and a camera using the imaging device are provided. In a 3-transistor-driven pixel circuit 11, the drain of a reset transistor 113 is... Agent: Sonnenschein Nath & Rosenthal LLP

20100231567 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display of a CPA mode includes: an active matrix substrate (20) including a plurality of pixel electrodes (23); a counter substrate (30) provided so as to face the active matrix substrate (20), the counter substrate (30) including a common electrode (33); a liquid crystal layer (40) held... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100231575 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel, a gate driver configured to supply gate signals to gate lines on the liquid crystal panel, a data driver configured to supply data voltages to data lines on the liquid crystal panel, and a partial controller configured to control the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100231576 - Digital photo frame with mirror function: A digital photo frame (DPF) includes a power management unit, a display panel, a backlight unit, an image capturing unit and a processing unit. The display panel includes a reflective structure. The power management unit is used to manage the power supply from a power source to the DPF. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231577 - Output voltage amplifier and driving device of liquid crystal display using the same: An output voltage amplifier, and a driving device of a liquid crystal display using the same are disclosed. The output voltage amplifier includes: an amplifying unit to generate first and second signals corresponding to a gray voltage input to a first input terminal and a feedback signal input to a... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, LLC

20100231578 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is provided. A plurality of light emitting units includes a plurality of light emitting elements which are configured to emit light toward a liquid crystal panel through a light guide plate. The light emitting units are arranged in series at an interval in such a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100231580 - Electrophoretic display device and driving method thereof: An electrophoretic display device including a pixel electrode provided in the pixel, a capacitor line provided in the pixel, a storage capacitor provided in the pixel, and a second electrode of the storage capacitor being coupled to a storage capacitor line and a thin film transistor (TFT) provided in the... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231579 - Electrophoretic display device, electronic device, and drive method for an electrophoretic display panel: An electrophoretic display device has an electrophoretic display panel that has a plurality of drive electrodes, a common electrode, and a plurality of electrophoretic particles disposed between the drive electrodes and the common electrode, and can update the display color of each display unit correlated to a particular drive electrode... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100231583 - Image processing apparatus, method and program: The image processing apparatus of the present invention comprises signed distance calculation unit calculating signed distance fields from each input 3D shape data, signed distance integration unit integrating all the signed distances calculated by signed distance calculation unit for each shape data, classification unit classifying each voxel to be outside... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100231582 - Method and system for distributing animation sequences of 3d objects: A method and system for displaying 3D objects. The method includes creating a 3D object for rendering. The method includes exporting the 3D object as a mesh object, a skeleton, and an animation description. The method includes distributing the mesh object, the skeleton, and the animation description as at least... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100231581 - Presentation of data utilizing a fixed center viewpoint: Generally speaking, systems, methods and computer program products for presenting data based on a fixed center viewpoint are disclosed. Embodiments may include receiving a request for an informational surround data shell that depicts a position for one or more objects relative to a celestial body from a point of view... Agent: Schubert Law Group PLLC

20100231584 - Stereoscopic image generator and system for stereoscopic image generation: A vector field, including its local three-dimensional attribute, is substantially visualized on a two-dimensional field of view in an intuitionally visible way. The vector field is mapped onto a three-dimensional coordinate space to produce corresponding coordinate point sequences, the degree of elevation in a local area of a plane in... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100231586 - Processing graphics primitives in an epsilon view volume: Methods and systems for processing graphics primitives, including determining whether a graphics primitive is, at least partially, within an epsilon view volume, the epsilon view volume being a substantially small volume about a view point; and adding one or more additional graphics primitives in response to determining that the graphics... Agent: Georgios A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20100231587 - System and method for determining a virtual curve in an object model: A method for a CAD system, a CAD system, and instructions for a CAD system. A method includes loading an object model, the object model including a blend face. The method also includes finding underfaces of the blend face and constructing an intersection curve according to the underfaces. The method... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100231585 - Systems and methods for processing graphics primitives: Methods and systems for processing graphics primitives, including point-reflecting a graphics primitive about a point to generate a reflected graphics primitive, the reflected graphics primitive maintaining a depth information of the graphics primitive.... Agent: Georgios A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20100231588 - Method and apparatus for rendering instance geometry: A method and apparatus for rendering instance geometry whereby all culling, level of detail (LOD) and scene management is performed directly on a GPU.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C. Dept. Amd

20100231590 - Creating and modifying 3d object textures: A method and system for providing a graphical user interface to manipulate 3D object textures. The method includes retrieving a mesh object for editing, wherein the mesh object is associated with a mask layer, a detail layer, and a shadow layer. The method includes displaying a hierarchical tree of the... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100231592 - Graphics processing architecture employing a unified shader: A graphics processing architecture employing a single shader is disclosed. The architecture includes a circuit operative to select one of a plurality of inputs in response to a control signal; and a shader, coupled to the arbiter, operative to process the selected one of the plurality of inputs, the shader... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20100231589 - Ray tracing using ray-specific clipping: Systems, methods, and computer readable media embodying such methods provide for allowing specification of per-ray clipping information that defines a sub-portion of a 3-D scene in which the ray should be traced. The clipping information can be specified as a clip distance from a ray origin, as an end value... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak, Druce & Quigg LLP

20100231591 - Subdividing geometry images in graphics hardware: A system may include a graphics memory, a data bus, a processor, and a vertex shader. The data bus may be operatively connected to the graphics memory. The processor may send vertex data to the graphics memory via the data bus. The vertex shader may read the vertex data from... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100231593 - Methods and systems for digitally re-mastering of 2d and 3d motion pictures for exhibition with enhanced visual quality: The present invention relates to methods and systems for the exhibition of a motion picture with enhanced perceived resolution and visual quality. The enhancement of perceived resolution is achieved both spatially and temporally. Spatial resolution enhancement creates image details using both temporal-based methods and learning-based methods. Temporal resolution enhancement creates... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100231594 - Constructing a cell-based cluster of data records of a scatter plot: To construct at least one cluster of data records of a scatter plot, cells representing the data records are placed in a visualization screen according to values of a first attribute and a second attribute of the data records. Visual indicators are assigned to the cells according to values of... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100231596 - Electronic computer and method of controlling the same: A display that displays a graph corresponding to a function expression, an input unit that specifies a plurality of point positions on the graph displayed on the display unit, a processor that performs display control of a graph corresponding to a function expression on the display unit, does a specific... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100231595 - Large scale data visualization with interactive chart: This disclosure describes a user interface and techniques for an interactive graphical representation of large scale data on a display. The disclosure describes how large scale data may be viewed using multiple linked charts. In one implementation, a user interface comprises an overview chart. The user may use chart controller(s)... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100231597 - Calculator and computer-readable medium: A calculator is provided. The calculator includes: a display unit having a touch panel; a recognition unit configured to: (i) recognize a numerical expression which is handwritten on the touch panel; (ii) convert the handwritten numerical expression in a text format; and (iii) display the text-converted numerical expression on the... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100231598 - Serving font glyphs: A computer-implemented method for obtaining a font for a document includes determining each glyph of a font that is specified in contents of an electronic document, the determination identifying a subset of multiple glyphs included in the font, the subset determined on a first device that does not have the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100231599 - Frame buffer management: Disclosed are methods and systems for tracking which data tiles have changed within an image frame. In an embodiment, each cell of a tile change list buffer may contain a frame number and updated when a tile is received from encoder. The frame number may be used as a base... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100231600 - High bandwidth, efficient graphics hardware architecture: The present invention relates to a system according to claim 1, where the pixel buffer cache comprises at least one row descriptor for tracking and monitoring the activities of read and write requests of a particular tile. A system for providing a high bandwidth memory access to a graphics processor... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.

20100231601 - Viewing device comprising an electronic means of freezing the display: The present invention is a device making it possible to guard against the effects of resetting components sensitive to electromagnetic radiation forming an LCD display device. The device consists of a component (81) insensitive to radiation keeping in a memory (82) series of data supplied by the sensitive components and,... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100231602 - Backlight adjusting system and method: A backlight adjusting system and method is adapted for adjusting a backlight brightness of a light emitting element for a display panel based on an ambient light around the display panel. The backlight adjusting system includes a first calculator, a processor and a driver. The first calculator calculates a target... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231603 - Artifact mitigation method and apparatus for images generated using three dimensional color synthesis: Embodiments of the invention relate generally to generating images, and more particularly, to systems, apparatuses, integrated circuits, computer-readable media, and methods to facilitate the use of three dimensional color synthesis techniques to reproduce colors properly using, for example, two sub-pixel mosaics, at a boundary between two colors. A method can... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.

20100231604 - Method and related apparatus for improving image quality of liquid crystal display device: A method for improving an image quality of a liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes receiving an input image, generating a plurality of consecutive pictures of a predefined period number according to the input image, wherein a gray level of the input image is greater than a gray level of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100231607 - Digital photo frame with mirror function: A digital photo frame (DPF) includes a power source, a power management unit, a display panel, a backlight unit, a touch sensing unit and a processing unit. The display panel includes a reflective structure. The power management unit is used to manage the power supply from the power source to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231606 - Inferring diagram structure through implicit shape relationships: Information in a diagram is logically structured using lists, containers, and callouts without requiring the diagram author to explicitly define a structure or map any diagram contents to a structure. Logical relationships are inferred based on actions associated with shapes, groupings, and attributes of shapes/groupings taken by the author. Feedback... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100231605 - Medical image processing device and medical image processing program: A medical image processing apparatus capable of aligning, among plural series of images, slice images included in the series easily in a short time. The medical image processing apparatus is connected to at least one display unit 3 that displays a medical image on a screen based on inputted image... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100231608 - Display device with orientation recognition unit: An exemplary display device includes a display panel, an orientation recognition unit and a directional detection circuit. The display panel is used to display images. The orientation recognition unit is used to determine an angle of rotation of the display panel and generates a corresponding direction detection signal. The directional... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100231609 - Providing an image for display: A method of providing an image for display comprises: determining a target image size in terms of first and second dimensions; processing an input image to detect a region of interest therein, the region of interest having first and second dimensions; and providing an image for display by modifying the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100231610 - System and method for improving battery life in an electronic device: A method of conserving battery life in an electronic device comprises receiving a low power user image size preference. The method additionally comprises adjusting an image size responsive to a user request to invoke the low power user image size preference so that an adjusted image displayed by the electronic... Agent: Fletcher Yoder P.C.

20100231611 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method thereof: According to one embodiment, an image processing apparatus includes a first scaler, a second scaler, a generator, a coefficient assigner, and a blender. The first scaler converts the number of pixels of an image signal to scale up it according to control information set based on characteristic information. The second... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100231612 - Smart keyboard management for a multifunction device with a touch screen display: A method is performed at a multifunction device with a touch screen display. The method includes displaying a text entry interface with a soft keyboard in a first area and a viewing area with a first size to display scrollable information. The method detects a finger gesture on the viewing... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100231617 - Data processing device, liquid crystal display devce, television receiver, and data processing method: According to a data processing device for correcting an image signal which (i) is made up of plural pieces of pixel data and (ii) is externally supplied to a liquid crystal driving panel, a correction circuit includes an interpolation section for (i) obtaining first pixel data to be corrected and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100231614 - Driving liquid crystal displays: In an embodiment, a pixel driving circuit comprises: one or more source drivers for enabling a first subpixel of a subpixel pair to receive first data and a second subpixel of the subpixel pair to receive second data; one or more source drivers for driving the first data to the... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100231613 - Illumination device and liquid crystal display device provided therewith: An illumination device includes a light source section with white LEDs on a side of a light guide plate. The white LED includes a first white LED and a second white LED, and they emit light of different chromaticities. In a chromaticity diagram, a white color area is divided into... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100231615 - Image display device: Provided is an image display device for displaying an image by causing a light emitting element to emit light, the light emitting element being disposed in each of a plurality of pixel areas which are defined by dividing a display area into a grid pattern, the image display device including... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100231616 - Method and apparatus for reducing power consumption in electronic equipment using self-emitting type display: A method for reducing power consumption in an electronic equipment using a self-emitting type display is provided. The method includes distinguishing image data to be output, correcting each distinguished image data into an image brightness, synthesizing the corrected image data into one piece of output image data, and controlling a... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100231618 - Method and device for providing privacy on a display: The present invention relates to a processing device and a method of providing privacy for a display device comprising a display panel arranged to display a first image signal (405), the display panel having an off-axis tonal reproduction curve that is different from the on-axis tonal reproduction curve of the... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

  
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20100225564 - Image display device: An image display device includes plural display elements with display screens on which two-dimensional images are displayed. Optical paths of display light for forming the two-dimensional images are disposed to overlap each other. An image transmission panel is provided on the optical paths for transmitting the display light to display... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100225565 - Mipi analog switch for efficient selection of multiple displays: An MIPI controller using undefined or unknown MIPI LP codes to select among several destinations is disclosed. The codes may be intercepted and decoded to select among analog switches that, in one illustrative embodiment, connects the MIPI clock and data signals to a first or a second or to both... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP

20100225566 - Head mount display: In a head mount display, an imaging unit detects hands of a user in such a manner by imaging a range which includes at least a display region displayed by a display unit out of a field of view of a user. In displaying a reference image which is used... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100225568 - Electro-optical-apparatus substrate, electro-optical apparatus and electronic appliance: An electro-optical-apparatus substrate includes, a substrate, a plurality of scanning lines and a plurality of data lines provided on the substrate, the scanning lines and data lines intersecting each other; a plurality of pixel electrodes provided at intersections of the plurality of scanning lines and the plurality of data lines;... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100225567 - Electronic display: An electronic display comprising a pixel array having staggered pixels and a processor. Methods of operating and manufacturing the electronic display comprising a pixel array having staggered pixels and a processor are also disclosed,... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100225569 - Liquid crystal display, manufacturing method the same, and driving method thereof: The blue phase mode may include a photo polymerizing process to sustain the blue phase molecule alignment at room temperature which is called polymer stabilized blue phase (PBP) mode. The blue phase mode LCD or the PBP mode LCD may have a hysteresis characteristic. The hysteresis can be reduced by... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100225570 - Liquid crystal device with multi-dot inversion: An LCD device includes a plurality of data lines, a plurality gate lines, a pixel matrix, and a source driver. The pixel matrix includes an mth pixel column and an (m+1)th pixel column. The odd-numbered pixels of the mth pixel column are coupled to an mth data line and corresponding... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100225573 - Backlight device and display device: In a backlight device (3) including cold cathode fluorescent tubes (discharge tubes) (20a to 20h), CCFL driving circuits (driving circuits) (T) that light up the respective cold cathode fluorescent tubes (20a to 20h), and a reflective sheet (reflective layer) (19) that reflects light from the cold cathode fluorescent tubes (20a... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100225571 - Circuitry for independent gamma adjustment points: A display architecture providing independent adjustment of gamma with respect to each color channel of a display is provided. In one embodiment, gamma adjustment circuitry may utilize separate resistor strings for each color channel of the display. Gamma adjustment voltage taps for each resistor string may each be coupled to... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100225572 - Illumination device and liquid crystal display device: A backlight (illumination device; 2) of the present invention includes: multiple light sources (5); and multiple light guides (7, 17, . . . ) for causing surface emission of light from the light sources (5). Each of the light guides (7, 17, . . . ) includes: a light-emitting section... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100225574 - Image display device and image display method: An objective of the present invention is to provide an image display device that performs area active drive and that can suppress the occurrence of flicker upon displaying a moving image. An APL calculating unit (16) obtains, based on an input image (31), an average luminance level of the image... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100225575 - Particle dispersion for display, display medium and display device: A particle dispersion for display including: first particles for display including a colorant and a first polymer having a first charging group, the first particles for display being movable in response to an electric field; a first polymeric dispersant attached to the first particles for display; second particles for display... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100225577 - Devices and associated hinge mechanisms: A device comprising first and second housings arranged to swivel about a swivel axis, wherein the device is arranged such that relative turning of the first and second housings about the swivel axis in a first direction reveals a first device user operational area, and relative turning of the first... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100225579 - Image sensor and optical pointing system: Provided is an optical pointing system. The optical pointing system has an image sensing unit for receiving light and generating a plurality of first analog signals corresponding to a quantity of the received light in response to a reset signal and a pixel selection signal, at least one pixel for... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100225578 - Method for switching multi-functional modes of flexible panel and calibrating the same: A method for switching multi-functional modes and calibrating an electronic device and the electronic device using the method are disclosed. The method for switching multi-functional modes comprises: detecting at least one sensing device to identify a specific shape of a flexible panel of the electronic device; and matching the specific... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20100225576 - Three-dimensional interactive system and method: The present invention relates to a method for providing an intuitive interactive control object in stereoscope comprising the steps of: (a) providing a display capable of displaying in stereoscope; (b) providing a system capable of motion tracking; (c) tracking a visual signal motion performed by a user; (d) providing a... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.

20100225581 - Optical position detecting device, display device with position detecting function, and electronic apparatus: An optical position detecting device for optically detecting a position of a target object within a detection region, includes: a position detecting light source which emits position detecting light; a position detecting light source driving circuit which drives the position detecting light source; a light detector of which a light... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100225580 - System and method of remote operation using visual code: A remote operation method using a visual code, and an apparatus executing the method. A mobile device encodes unique data into the visual code, and displays the visual code, and a display apparatus recognizes the displayed visual code, and performs a wireless connection with the mobile device. The mobile device... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100225583 - Coordinate calculation apparatus and storage medium having coordinate calculation program stored therein: A coordinate calculation apparatus calculates a coordinate point representing a position on a display screen based on an orientation of an input device. The coordinate calculation apparatus includes direction acquisition means, orientation calculation means, first coordinate calculation means, and correction means. The direction acquisition means acquires information representing a direction... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100225582 - Information processing apparatus, storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing system, and display range control method: An information processing apparatus inputs an angular rate detected by a gyroscope included in an input device and displays an image on a display device. The information processing apparatus initially calculates an orientation of the input device based on the angular rate. Then, the information processing apparatus calculates a coordinate... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100225584 - Silent or loud 3d infrared futuristic computer mice and keyboard design for a mice&keyboard less computer: New futuristic silent or loud 3D computer mice and key board design for a mice and keyboard less computer is presented. The current invention uses the fact that each word spoken by humans has a distinctive three dimensional pattern of the mouth and face and unique infrared spectrum. Using this... Agent: John Cauchi

20100225585 - Method for navigating and selecting items with a return-to-center navigation component: A user interface for a portable electronic device and associated method, wherein the device includes a display for displaying a plurality of selectable items circumscribing a center portion and a multi-directional user input device, such as a joystick, having a return-to-center mechanism for biasing the device toward a center position.... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100225586 - Impact force feedback device and interactive system using the same: An impact force feedback device and an interactive system using the same are provided, wherein a large impact force feedback is generated to provide a real force feedback sensation to the user. The impact force feedback device includes a housing, a magnet, and at least one actuator assembly. The housing... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100225587 - Electronic device and program for entering character: An electronic device which allows an entry of a character string has a display which indicates an entered character, a toggle key adapted for entering a plurality of assigned characters, a shift key adapted for shifting a character entry position on the display, and a controller which allows consecutive first... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100225588 - Methods and systems for optical detection of gestures: A position detection system can comprise a display device, an input device, and an optical assembly positioned adjacent to the display device. The optical assembly can comprise an image sensor configured to detect light in a space between the display device and the input device. One or both of the... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100225589 - Multi-object switch transmission method: A multi-object switch transmission method to establish a data transmission linkage between an input device and at least one information process system includes: starting an object detection mode; obtaining a device identification code (Bd_address) and a device authorization code (pin_code) of the information process system to form a corresponding access... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100225591 - Highly compact keyboards: Rules of operation for a first keyboard having a small number of keys based which exploit user familiarity with the physical layout and operation of a second keyboard having a much greater number of keys. The second keyboard is a familiar keyboard such as a QWERTY keyboard or a phone... Agent: Marjama Muldoon Blasiak & Sullivan LLP

20100225590 - Portable wearable input apparatus: A portable wearable input apparatus and method are provided for furnishing input to one or more devices. The portable wearable input apparatus comprises a wearable unit, for example, a mitten, a finger band, etc., configured to conform to a wearer's body part, keystroke registering units detachably disposed on the wearable... Agent: Ashok Tankha

20100225592 - Apparatus and method for inputting characters/numerals for communication terminal: An apparatus and method for inputting characters/numerals for a communication terminal provided with a touch part is disclosed. A plurality of block groups including 9 touch regions are formed on a panel of the touch part, through which designation of coordinates or selection of characters can be performed using a... Agent: Coleman Sudol Sapone, P.C.

20100225593 - Shelf display device: A display device configured to be mounted on a shelf includes a strip member sized to be mounted at a front end of the shelf, the strip member defining a front display area and a hollow interior, and a printed circuit board positioned within the hollow interior of the strip... Agent: Merchant & Gould PC

20100225610 - Device that manages power provided to an object sensor: A hand-held device with a sensor for providing a signal indicative of a position of the hand-held device relative to an object surface enables power to the sensor at a first time interval when the hand-held device is indicated to be in a position that is stationary and adjacent relative... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20100225600 - Display structure with direct piezoelectric actuation: A user friendly display structure (100) for an electronic device (102), such as a touch screen hand held communications device, is provided with piezoelectric elements (126) bonded or otherwise secured directly to the back of a display module (112) generates effective haptics and sound localized to the display area. Actuation... Agent: Tolpin & Partners, PC

20100225596 - Elastomeric wave tactile interface: A tactile interface includes a plurality of individually controllable drivers positioned about a perimeter of a tensioned elastomeric material. Each driver includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a piezoelectric material. A top surface of the first electrode is coupled to the tensioned elastomeric material. The piezoelectric material is... Agent: Carlineo, Spicer & Kee, LLC

20100225601 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and information processing program: An information processing apparatus includes: touch operation sections provided to be spaced from each other by a specified distance and detect a position touched by an operating part; a drag detection section to detect a drag moved in a state where the operating part touches the touch operation sections; a... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100225604 - Information processing apparatus, threshold value setting method, and threshold value setting program: An information processing apparatus includes: a recognition section which recognizes the shape of an object being in contact with an operation screen of an operating section; a pressure detecting section which detects the pressure of the object on the operation screen; a threshold value setting section which sets a threshold... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100225602 - Input device and input method: An input-mode determination unit determines an input mode to be a graphic mode in the case where the number of sets of coordinates included in a coordinate sequence stored in the coordinate-sequence storage unit is smaller than a predetermined number and points represented by the coordinates are within a predetermined... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100225605 - Liquid crystal display panel, liquid crystal display apparatus and control method thereof: A LCD panel comprises a first substrate and the second substrate. The first substrate comprises a pixel, a sensor pad arranged adjacent to the pixel, a switch electrically coupled to the sensor pad, a pixel gate line electrically coupled to the pixel, a sensor gate line electrically coupled to the... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100225607 - Mobile terminal and method of controlling the mobile terminal: A mobile terminal and a method of controlling the mobile terminal are provided. The method includes displaying an operation screen on a display module capable of identifying a fingerprint; if a multi-fingerprint-touch input including first and second fingerprint-touch inputs is received through the display module, selecting a locked operation menu... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100225598 - Multi-touch and handwriting-recognition resistive touchscreen: The present invention discloses a multi-touch and handwriting-recognition resistive touchscreen, which comprises a touch layer, a spacer layer, a sensing layer and a controller. The touch layer and the sensing layer are separated by the spacer layer and respectively have a plurality of strip-like touch loops and a plurality of... Agent: Ching-ling Huang

20100225603 - Optical waveguide and optical touch panel: An optical touch panel of the present invention is capable of protecting a core 12 from outside light 17 without increasing a thickness in a frame portion by providing a concave portion 14b on an over-cladding layer 14 in an optical waveguide 10 to fit the concave portion 14b into... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100225599 - Text input: An apparatus comprising a controller, wherein said controller is arranged to receive input referring to a key and identifying a touch point; display a first set of candidates comprising a plurality of candidates arranged around the touch point; receive input referring to a first candidate being comprised in said first... Agent: Fish & Richardson PC

20100225595 - Touch discrimination: The claimed subject matter provides a system and/or a method that facilitates distinguishing input among one or more users in a surface computing environment. A variety of information can be obtained and analyzed to infer an association between a particular input and a particular user. Touch point information can be... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100225608 - Touch display and manufacturing method thereof: A touch display comprises a color filter substrate, an array substrate opposite to the color filter via a plurality of spacers and a voltage detection circuit. The color filter substrate comprises an upper substrate and a common electrode formed on the upper substrate, and the array substrate comprises a lower... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100225606 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate disposed to face the first substrate, a resistive film formed on the second substrate, spacer receivers formed of an insulating material on the resistive film, projecting spacers formed on the first substrate, and projecting contacts formed on the first substrate.... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100225609 - Touch panel, tft-lcd array substrate and manufacturing method thereof: A touch display comprising a first substrate formed with a common electrode; a second substrate formed with a gate line and a data line, wherein a first thin film transistor and a pixel electrode is provided in a pixel region defined by the gate line and the data line and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100225597 - Touchscreen module: A touchscreen module comprises a display for presenting information to a user of the touchscreen module; a touch panel mounted in overlapping relationship with the display; a touch panel controller coupled to the touch panel for detecting a point on the touch panel touched by the user; and non-volatile memory... Agent: Michael Chan Intellecual Property Section, Law Department

20100225594 - Video frame recorder: The invention comprises a video framed electronic frame display screen with a touch screen LCD, a power supply, a microprocessor, a memory component, video and audio input and output jacks adaptable to DVD and VCR players, cameras and mp3 players, and speakers. The video frame can contain a camera. The... Agent: Law Office Of David Mcewing

20100225612 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a first and second substrates disposed in an opposing relationship to each other; a plurality of pixel electrodes disposed adjacent the first substrate; a displaying function layer exhibits an image displaying function based on an image signal supplied to the pixel electrodes; a driving electrode disposed... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100225611 - Electrowetting display devices: Electrowetting display devices are provided. The electrowetting display includes a first substrate and an opposing second substrate with a polar fluid layer and a non-polar fluid layer interposed between the first and second substrates. A first electrode is disposed on the first substrate. A second electrode is disposed on the... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20100225614 - Stylus device adapted for use with a capacitive touch panel: A stylus device is adapted for use with a capacitive touch panel, and includes a main body having a handle portion, and a transparent touch portion connected to the handle portion, adapted to be placed on the capacitive touch panel and having a flat touch surface. A transparent conductive membrane... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100225613 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate disposed to face the first substrate, and an insulating liquid confined in a gap between the first substrate and the second substrate. The first substrate is provided with linear contacts in a region where the insulating liquid is confined. The... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100225616 - Display device with position detecting function and electronic apparatus: A display device with a position detecting function includes: an optical position detecting device which includes a position detecting light source for alternately emitting position detecting infrared light having a light amount attenuated along a predetermined direction and position detecting infrared light having a light amount attenuated along a reverse... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100225618 - Image analysis device, image analysis method, image sensing device, and storage medium: A touch position detection device includes a light sensor-containing LCD which informs a user, in accordance with a result of analyzing an image captured by light sensors, that it is difficult to identify where a pointing body is located.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100225617 - Position detection device: A touch position detection device includes (i) infrared light sensors and visible light sensors which are sensitive to light of respective different wavelengths, and (ii) an external light intensity calculation section which calculates an estimated value serving as an index of external light intensity, which is intensity of light in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100225615 - Touch panel: An embodiment of the present invention provides a touch panel that enable data sensing with multi-gray scale and an electronic device. At least a first pixel including a first photosensor portion detecting light with a first color, a second pixel including a second photosensor portion detecting light with a second... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100225619 - Input device: An input member that simulates a portion of the shape of recesses and protrusions of a dial member is provided in a slot so as to be slidable therein. The lateral edges of the slot are lower than the ends thereof. The input member is urged to a central position... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100225620 - Display, timing controller and data driver for transmitting serialized mult-level data signal: The present invention relates to a display, a timing controller and a data driver for transmitting a serialized multi-level data signal, and more particularly to a display, a timing controller and a data driver for transmitting a serialized multi-level data signal for reducing the number of wirings between the timing... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100225622 - Driving apparatus: A driving apparatus for driving a plurality of loads is provided. The driving apparatus includes a control unit, a driving unit, a current adjusting unit, and a detecting unit. The control unit outputs a control signal. The driving unit generates a driving signal according to the control unit to drive... Agent: J C Patents

20100225621 - Gate-driving apparatus and display device including the same: A gate driving apparatus includes a first stage which outputs a first gate output signal, and a second stage which outputs a second gate output signal. The first stage includes: a transistor which includes a gate electrode, a source electrode and a drain electrode; and a dummy transistor which includes... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100225623 - Electric current driving type display device and pixel circuit: In a pixel circuit 100, a switching TFT 114, a driving TFT 110, and an organic EL element 130 are provided between a power supply wiring line Vp and a common cathode Vcom and a capacitor 121 and a switching TFT 111 are provided between a gate terminal of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100225624 - Flat display panel: A flat display panel includes a substrate, at least a driving chip, a plurality of control lines and conductive lines. The substrate has a display area and peripheral circuit area defined thereon. The driving chip is disposed in the peripheral circuit area, and has a plurality of pins. The pitches... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100225625 - Integrated circuit device, electro optical device and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device includes: a data driver that drives a plurality of data lines of an electro optical device; and a data distribution circuit that supplies data to the data driver, wherein the data driver includes an odd numbered data line driver circuit for driving odd numbered data lines... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100225626 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes an array substrate, a color filter substrate facing the array substrate, and a liquid crystal layer provided between the array substrate and the color filter substrate. The array substrate includes a driving device, at least one conductive wiring, and a transient voltage suppressor. The driving... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100225627 - Vertical alignment display device with enhanced contrast: A vertical alignment liquid crystal display includes two sub-pixels each with a variable capacitor. A pixel is bisected into a high gray sub-pixel and a low gray sub-pixel through forming a variable capacitor at each sub-pixel. With this structure, the sub-pixels express different grays so that lateral visibility is enhanced.... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100225628 - Light sensor arrangement: Ambient light is sensed for use in determining luminous flux. According to an example embodiment, ambient light is sensed using two light sensor arrangements that respectively respond differently to light of different relative wavelengths. The output of the sensors is nonlinearly combined to generate data indicative of the luminous flux.... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100225629 - Photo sensing module having protection function and display device: A photo sensing module is provided on a first substrate and includes a photo sensing device and a protection wiring. A gap exists between the photo sensing module and an external circuit, and the photo sensing device is provided on the first substrate. The protection wiring is electrically-conductive and located... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100225633 - Apparatus and method to improve quality of moving image displayed on liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a panel having pixel electrodes arranged at intersections of a plurality of signal lines via switching elements for transmitting display data and a plurality of scanning lines for transmitting control signals, and a control circuit for controlling the panel. The liquid crystal panel is... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100225630 - Electroluminescent subpixel compensated drive signal: An electroluminescent (EL) subpixel, such as an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) subpixel, is compensated for aging effects such as threshold voltage Vth shift, EL voltage Voled shift, and OLED efficiency loss. The drive current of the subpixel is measured at one or more measurement reference gate voltages to form a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100225631 - Flat panel display device and source driver circuit for performing mutiple driving operations within a unit sourcing period: A flat panel display device and a source driver circuit for the flat panel display device are provided for performing multiple driving operations within a unit sourcing period. In the flat panel display device, multiple driving operations are performed within the unit sourcing period, and source voltages are supplied to... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100225632 - Liquid crystal display: The embodiments of the present invention disclose a liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal display comprises: a color filter substrate and an array substrate assembled together with a sealant, wherein an electrode is formed between an edge portion of an effective display region of the array substrate and the sealant,... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100225634 - Electroluminescent display compensated drive signal: Subpixels on an electroluminescent (EL) display panel, such as an organic light-emitting diode (OLED) panel, are compensated for initial nonuniformity (“mura”) and for aging effects such as threshold voltage Vth shift, EL voltage Voled shift, and OLED efficiency loss. The drive current of each subpixel is measured at one or... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100225636 - Display device and display method thereof: This present disclosure provides a display device and method thereof. The display method used in a display device, the display device includes a display unit, a clock unit, a storage unit and an analog clock implementation module, the clock unit configured to provide current real time, and the storage unit... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100225637 - Display driving system with monitoring unit for data driver: A display driving system includes a timing controller configured to receive a data signal composed of image data and generate a control signal such as a clock signal; an interface configured to transmit the data signal and the control signal to a plurality of data drivers; the data drivers configured... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20100225635 - Driving circuit, display device, and television system: In one embodiment of the present invention, a liquid crystal driving semiconductor IC for driving a display panel includes an output terminal connected to the display panel, an output circuit block including a DAC circuit, and a spare output block including a DAC circuit, the DAC circuits and being connectable... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100225639 - Array of led array luminaires: The present invention provides LED array systems with a control system for arrays of LED array luminaires that allows for display of images or light patterns across and array of luminiairs over a low bandwidth control protocol.... Agent: Heinz Grether PC G2 Technology Law

20100225641 - Ferroelectric liquid crystal panel driving method and liquid crystal display device: The present invention relates to a method for driving a ferroelectric liquid crystal panel. A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a ferroelectric liquid crystal panel having a ferroelectric liquid crystal provided between a pair of substrates, a plurality of scanning electrodes and a plurality of... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100225640 - Switching operating modes of liquid crystal displays: In an embodiment, a computer comprises a liquid crystal display (LCD) operable in a transmissive mode, a reflective mode, and a transflective mode; a display driver coupled to the LCD; one or more processors coupled to the display driver; mode switching logic coupled to the one or more processors and/or... Agent: Hickman Palermo Truong & Becker, LLP

20100225638 - System and method for providing bias voltages to pad logic of an lcd controller: An LCD controller includes at least one I/O pad for providing an LCD drive voltage in an LCD mode of operation. I/O pad logic drives the at least one I/O pad responsive to a provided bias voltage. Voltage selection logic selects a higher voltage between an LCD drive voltage and... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100225643 - Controlling a three-dimensional virtual broadcast presentation: Control of a three-dimensional virtual broadcast presentation is disclosed. The three-dimensional virtual broadcast presentation may be generated based on dynamic information such as traffic information, weather information, or other information that may be featured on a three-dimensional virtual broadcast presentation. A signal generated by a control device maneuvered by a... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20100225644 - Method and system for transitioning between views in a traffic report: A method and system for transitioning between views in a traffic report are disclosed. The transition involves having the elements of both the 2D map and the 3D virtual world spatially located in the same virtual world. The transition involves moving from one part of the virtual world to another... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC

20100225646 - Method for magnifying images and videos and associated image processing device: This invention is a method applicable to an image processing device, which includes the steps of providing a preprocess module for extracting a high-frequency portion of an image inputted into the device, extracting a gradient of the image and decomposing the image into plane and edge regions according to a... Agent: Raymond Sun Law Offices Of Raymond Sun

20100225645 - Receiving system and method of processing data: A receiving system that can receive and process 3D images and a data processing method of the same are disclosed. The receiving system includes an image receiving unit and a display unit. The image receiving unit receives a 3-dimensions (3D) image and system information including additional information of the 3D... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100225642 - Three-dimensional visualization of images in the earth's subsurface: A system and method for visualizing images in a three-dimensional context. The method involves receiving user input specifying a polyline in a given cartographic reference system. The polyline is displayed in a 2D window. A set of geometry data is generated based on the polyline and a user-specified vertical range.... Agent: Meyertons, Hood, Kivlin, Kowert & Goetzel, P.C.

20100225647 - Right sizing reservoir models: Disclosed herein are improved systems and methods for right sizing grid models for performing, for example, reservoir simulations. Implementations in accordance with the present disclosure may begin with a relatively fine scale grid model. Successive coarsening and resampling operations may be repeated until one or more characteristics of the coarsened... Agent: Schlumberger Information Solutions

20100225648 - Story development in motion picture: Developing a story for a motion picture, including: receiving drawings; receiving camera setups by generating an animated 3-D environment; incorporating placeholders for the drawings into the generated 3-D environment; creating shots by ordering and timing the camera setups; and integrating the drawings into the camera setups.... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100225649 - Graph display control apparatus and graph display control method: A graph arbitrarily input by the user is displayed on a dot-matrix display screen. When an instruction to determine any one of the characteristic points, such as intersections, local maxima, or local minima, is given, an characteristic point to be determined is calculated and the result is pointed by pointer... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz, Goodman & Chick, PC

20100225650 - Networks for organic reactions and compounds: A method for analyzing a collection of organic chemical reactions and compounds reported in the literature in the form of a complex network in either a normal, one-mode graph or a bipartite graph is disclosed. Also disclosed are methods, algorithms, computer-readable storage mediums and other applications derived from the analysis... Agent: Reinhart Boerner Van Deuren S.c. Attn: Linda Kasulke, Docket Coordinator

20100225651 - Map data update apparatus: In a vehicular navigation apparatus, when map data of a unit area is updated, it is determined whether a border node contained in an adjoining unit area which adjoins the updated unit area is separated from an opponent border node contained in the updated unit area. The positions of the... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100225652 - Tile based rendering of smooth points using polygons: An apparatus and method for rendering a smooth circular point using polygons on a computer graphics display. The circular point is approximated by a polygon and the selection of the polygon depends on the diameter of the point. The polygon is enclosed in a bounding area that is divided into... Agent: Creative Labs, Inc. Legal Department

20100225653 - Information notification method and information notification system: An information notification method includes coding information by a first information processing apparatus, displaying the coded information on a screen of the first information processing apparatus, obtaining displayed coded information as image information by a second information processing apparatus having an image-capturing unit, transmitting the obtained image information to a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100225654 - Theatre seatback display: The present invention is directed to improvements on display hardware and/or user presentation interface systems for audience gathering places, such as theatres, stadiums, cinemas and auditoriums. The display hardware relates to the equipment used to distribute communications (such as advertising and audience feedback) throughout the audience gathering place and to... Agent: Bond, Schoeneck & King, PLLC

20100225655 - Concurrent encoding/decoding of tiled data: Example embodiments of the present disclosure provide techniques for dividing bitmaps into tiles and processing the tiles concurrently using multiple tile engines. Data compression algorithms may be adapted so that the algorithms can be concurrently processed by multiple data slice engines. The algorithms may be further adapted so that the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100225656 - Data processing systems and methods of operating the same in which memory blocks are selectively activated in fetching program instructions: A processing unit includes an instruction fetch unit that is configured to process a compiled instruction that includes a plurality of fields. The plurality of fields includes a flag field that identifies memory blocks to be activated for fetching a next instruction. Each of the memory blocks has stored therein... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100225657 - Systems and methods for operating a display: Embodiments of the electronic device include a display driver with the ability to receive image data in a streaming display mode or a frame-buffered display mode. In some embodiments, the electronic device may switch seamlessly between the two display modes based on which display mode will provide reduced power usage... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100225658 - Method and apparatus for digitizing and compressing remote video signals: A method and apparatus for digitizing and compressing video signals for transmitting the signals between a remotely located computer and a host or local computer. The digitization and compression method and apparatus is capable of dividing frame buffers into cells and comparing image data from previously captured frame buffers to... Agent: Gibbons P.C.

20100225659 - Display control device, display control program and method: A display control device includes a memory that stores display data to be displayed on a display section, an operation section that specifies a display area of the display section where the display data is displayed, an address setting section that sets a setting address value with respect to a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100225662 - Control apparatus, control method, and computer-readable recording medium in which control processing program is recorded: A contact position is obtained from an input device. As an operation mode of a display device, a cleaning corresponding mode which disenables an operation corresponding to cleaning of a screen and using the input device on an object to be displayed on the screen is started. In the case... Agent: Baker Botts LLP C/o Intellectual Property Department

20100225661 - Method for computer-aided visualization of the risk status in a technical project: In a method for computer-aided visualization of a risk status in a technical project for developing or producing a technical system, components or a process, a number of risks and/or a number of uncertainties are provided as first and/or second input variables, each risk being assigned an occurrence probability and... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20100225660 - Processing unit: A processing unit comprising a memory configured to hold a plurality of colour stops. The processing unit configured to receive a reference offset and to select two of the colour stops in dependence on the reference offset. The processing unit further configured to calculate an interpolated colour in dependence on... Agent: Docket Clerk

20100225663 - Method for creating gamma look-up table and display device: A method for creating a Gamma look-up table (LUT) includes: calculating interpolated display characteristics of a plurality of colors by using a nonlinear interpolation algorithm based on a plurality of display characteristics of the predetermined patterns wherein the number of the display characteristics is smaller than the product of the... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100225664 - Content display apparatus: A movable content display apparatus with a display section displaying contents including; a position detecting section which is arranged on the surface on the opposite side of the display section and detecting image patterns; and a control section shifting a display position of the image of the contents being displayed... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP

20100225666 - Digital optical comparator: A digital optical comparator has a holder for a part under study. A light source illuminates the part and casts an image of the part onto a camera, which is provided with a lens. The image captured by the camera is displayed on a screen, and a drawing of the... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100225665 - Map aggregation: A system described herein includes a text extractor component that extracts text from a digital image and a determiner component that automatically determines whether or not the digital image is a map of a geographic region based at least in part upon the extracted text. The system additionally includes a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100225667 - Content display method content display device and program: A thumbnail creating section creates a thumbnail of a specified object to be read. A linear information computing section computes an internal coordinate used as linear information from attribute information on each content. An order-of-priority determining section determines the order of priority of each content. A thumbnail line-forming section forms... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100225668 - Modes and interfaces for observation, and manipulation of digital images on computer screen in support of pathologist's workflow: Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is a method of manipulating a microscopy slide image. Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is a method of panning across the entire width and height of a microscopy slide image. Disclosed herein, in certain embodiments, is a method of changing the magnification of a microscopy... Agent: Wilson, Sonsini, Goodrich & Rosati

20100225669 - Display apparatus and control method of the same: Disclosed are a display apparatus and a control method of the same. The display apparatus includes: a display unit, an image processing unit; an image receiving unit which receives an image from an image source; and a controller which controls the image processing unit to crop the image such that... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100225681 - Apparatus and method to improve quality of moving image displayed on liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a panel having pixel electrodes arranged at intersections of a plurality of signal lines via switching elements for transmitting display data and a plurality of scanning lines for transmitting control signals, and a control circuit for controlling the panel. The liquid crystal panel is... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100225677 - Display apparatus, driving method and display driving controller of cholesteric liquid crystal display panel: A display apparatus includes a cholesteric liquid crystal display panel, a control circuit and a driving circuit. The control circuit classifies pixels into different gradation level groups. The driving circuit applies a first driving waveform to the cholesteric liquid crystal display panel to bring pixels belonging to the first and... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20100225670 - Display device and method of providing illumination thereto: The present invention proposes a method of providing illumination for a display device including a lighting unit having a plurality of light sources (104). Desired light outputs are determined (210) for each of the light sources (104) in accordance with image data to be displayed. The desired light outputs are... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20100225675 - Display device, electronic apparatus and driving code generating circuit: A display device displays a gray scale by applying a voltage to a display element for each of a plurality of subfields. The display device includes a predetermined code storage unit that stores a predetermined code, in which indication values designating the voltage are arranged, a compression code storage unit... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100225678 - Display driver circuit: A display driver circuit configured to be shared by three grey-scale voltage generators to be respectively used with red (R), green (G) and blue (B) colors. In particular, two of the three grey-scale voltage generators share first and second resistor strings, gamma voltage selectors, and gamma adjustment buffers provided in... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100225672 - Electrophoretic display devices: An electrophoretic display device comprises an array of rows and columns of display pixels. Each pixel comprises first and second row electrodes (12a, 12b) and first and second column electrodes (14a, 14b). Each row and column electrode has a branch (12a′, 12b′, 14a′, 14b′) so that four overlaps are defined... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100225673 - Four-channel display power reduction with desaturation: A method of presenting an image on a display device having color channel dependent light emission comprising receiving an image input signal including a plurality of three-component input pixel signals; selecting a reduction color component; calculating a reduction factor for each input pixel signal dependent upon a distance metric between... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100225680 - Image displaying apparatus: An image displaying apparatus includes a display with delta array. If an image is displayed on the basis of image data in an RGB format arrayed in a stripe pattern, data of color values R, G and B are input to a calculator. The calculator performs a weighted average on... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100225676 - Integrated circuit device, electro optical device and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device includes: a grayscale voltage generation circuit that outputs a plurality of grayscale voltages; and a plurality of driver circuits that drive a plurality of data lines upon receiving the plurality of grayscale voltages, wherein the grayscale voltage generation circuit voltage-divides between a high voltage side power... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100225671 - Method for driving plasma display panel and plasma display device: The present invention aims to improve a low gradation expression ability by reducing the brightness of the 1st gradation level to about 1.05 cd/m2 of the intermediate brightness between the 0th gradation level and the 2nd gradation level at the time of driving a PDP. During a sustain erase period... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

20100225674 - Method of driving a light source, light source apparatus for performing the method and display apparatus having the light source apparatus: A method of driving a light source including a light-emitting block includes generating a luminance representative value based on an average grayscale value and a maximum grayscale value extracted from an image signal corresponding to the light-emitting block. The method further includes detecting a predetermined pattern of the light-emitting block,... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100225679 - Multi-pixel addressing method for video display drivers: A video display system is described which is formed by an array of pixels comprised of fast responding light elements, row select and column select switches and pixel data drivers, and a computation subsystem which generates the control signals for the select lines and the video data. The overall system... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100225682 - Display device: A display device includes: a panel portion, on which a plurality of sub-pixels with a discrete bus line form each individual pixel, the plurality of sub-pixels that form the individual pixel being sequentially arranged in a horizontal and a vertical direction, the panel portion displaying a two-dimensional image or a... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

  
09/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. class, title,number

20100220037 - Image display system, display apparatus, and display method: Disclosed herein is an image display system including a display apparatus, an imaging apparatus placed on a movable body; and a server apparatus. The display apparatus and the imaging apparatus are capable of communicating with the server apparatus. The imaging apparatus includes: an imaging section; a speed detection section; and... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100220039 - Dc-dc converter and organic light emitting display using the same: A DC-DC converter generates a first power and a second power for driving pixels in an organic light emitting display, such that the voltages of the first power and the second power are substantially independent of the voltage from a power supply or a battery. A voltage detector detects the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220038 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device including the same: A pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode coupled between a first power supply and a second power supply; a first transistor coupled between the organic light emitting diode and the second power supply; a second transistor coupled to a first node to which a gate electrode of the first... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220040 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED) having a cathode electrode coupled to a second power source, a second transistor coupled to a data line and a first scan line, a first transistor coupled between a second electrode of the second transistor and an anode electrode of the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220041 - Optoelectronic device: A passive matrix display comprising an array of diodes disposed between a plurality of anode lines and a plurality of cathode lines, wherein at least some of the diodes are emissive diodes which are orientated in a forward direction relative to the cathode and anode lines and others of the... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20100220042 - Quantum photonic imagers and methods of fabrication thereof: Emissive quantum photonic imagers comprised of a spatial array of digitally addressable multicolor pixels. Each pixel is a vertical stack of multiple semiconductor laser diodes, each of which can generate laser light of a different color. Within each multicolor pixel, the light generated from the stack of diodes is emitted... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100220044 - Light modulating display device using electrowetting effect: A light-modulating or display apparatus employs electrowetting effect to controllably modulate, directly or indirectly, the shape or location of one or more measures of liquid. In one embodiment, at least one measure of liquid obstructs the passage of at least some portion of light passing onto, through or reflected off... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20100220043 - Liquid crystal device: A liquid crystal device comprises an active matrix substrate (6) and a counter-substrate (7) provided with homeotropic alignment surfaces (11). A layer of nematic liquid crystal material is provided between the alignment surfaces (11) so as to form a vertically aligned nematic device. The substrates (6, 7) carry a pixel... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100220045 - Display device: In a display device, profile emphasizing is performed without using a frame memory while realizing the further reduction of power consumption. A display device includes a display panel provided with a plurality of pixels each of which has a pixel electrode, and a drive circuit which supplies a video signal... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100220047 - Backlight and liquid crystal display unit using same: A backlight using multiple light-emitting diodes as a light source and illuminating a liquid crystal display panel from its back, the light-emitting diodes being formed of units, the units each being a minimum unit of m×n (where m and n are natural numbers), includes a driving part configured to drive... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20100220048 - Backlight apparatus and display apparatus: The backlight apparatus allows brightness control with minimum image quality deterioration. This apparatus has: an illuminating section (20) that radiates illumination light on a back of a liquid crystal panel (10) which comprises a plurality of image display areas and which displays an image by modulating per image display area... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20100220050 - Backlight device and display device provided with the same: The object is to decrease the size of an entire backlight device including an inverter circuit board and the cost for producing the backlight device. The backlight device includes a lamp (20a), an inverter circuit that generates a drive voltage for driving the lamp (20a) from an inputted voltage, a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100220046 - Illumination device: An illumination device comprises at least one light module (1) wherein the light module (1) comprises a circuit board (2) to which a plurality of groups (30) of light sources (3a, 3b, 3c) are applied and a carrier (6) on which the light module (1) is fixed, is specified. A... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100220051 - Illumination source and method therefor: An illumination source and a method therefor. A light source includes a light circuit configured to process light and direct light, and a lighting element optically coupled to the light circuit to provide multiple colors of light. The light circuit propagates light using light guides. The use of light guides... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100220049 - Load driving device, and lighting apparatus and liquid crystal display device using the same: A load driving device disclosed in the specification includes a power supply circuit for supplying to a load an output voltage converted from an input voltage, a detection voltage generation circuit for generating a detection voltage which varies depending on a magnitude of a voltage drop which across the load,... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100220052 - Wide flat panel lcd with unitary visual display: A flat panel display, particularly a liquid crystal display has a front plate with a plate area defined by a plate perimeter, which is in turn defined by a first and second pair of parallel sides, the pairs of sides in perpendicular relationship to each other. An active display area... Agent: Standley Law Group LLP

20100220053 - Input apparatus for in-vehicle devices: An input apparatus for in-vehicle devices is easy to use and facilitates recognizing the position of fingertips. For this, the input apparatus includes a control unit including a recess allowing fingers to be inserted threreinto and having a control surface on an inner side wall thereof, a control switch disposed... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100220055 - Mobile antenna unit and accompanying communication apparatus: An antenna unit is provided with an inverted F-type antenna element provided with a feeding point and a ground connection point, and a non-feed antenna element configured so as to resonate with the inverted F-type antenna element through electrical coupling. In addition, the antenna unit may also be provided with... Agent: The Law Office Of Frank V. Derosa, P.C.

20100220054 - Wearable electrical apparatus: A wearable input device includes a pair of ring-shaped signal electrodes and a current sensor arranged in parallel in the direction of the axis of a finger. The current sensor is provided outside an area sandwiched between the signal electrodes. An alternating current signal is applied between the signal electrodes.... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100220056 - Trace information processing device, trace information processing method, information recording medium, and program: In a trajectory information processing device (201) for acquiring from a trajectory of a spiral-shaped graphic easy for a person to enter the input information intended by the person, an input receiving unit (202) receives input of coordinate information of a trajectory, a closed curve acquisition unit (203) repeatedly acquires... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100220057 - Finger operated computer mouse: A finger operated computer mouse comprising a housing, a sensor located within the housing for sensing movement of the computer mouse, and a transmitter located within the housing for communicating data from the computer mouse to a remote computer. The top of the housing comprises a recessed portion for receiving... Agent: Bush Intellectual Property Law C/o Cpa Global

20100220058 - Receiving structure of receiver of wireless input device and mouse having the receiving structure: A mouse includes a device main body, a magnetic component and a receiver. The device main body is comprised of a shell of a wireless input device and is arranged a receiving case. The magnetic component and an accommodation part shown as a hollow configuration are arranged in the receiving... Agent: Hdls Ipr Services

20100220060 - Information display apparatus: An information display apparatus includes a fan face that is openly/closably bent like bellows, the fan face including a thin film flat display formed on a flexible and bendy thin film, the thin film flat display including a full color organic EL display capable of displaying a full color television... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100220059 - Personal recordation device: A personal recordation device includes a housing having first and second portions movable relative to one another. A keyboard coupled to the housing first portion and a display is coupled to the housing second portion. A processor is positioned in one of the housing portions and is in data communication... Agent: Harshaw Research, Inc.

20100220061 - Mobile wireless communications device to display a cursor based upon a selected keyboard mode and associated methods: A mobile wireless communications device includes a housing to carry a wireless transceiver, a display, a keyboard, and a processor cooperating with the wireless transceiver to perform at least one wireless communication function. The processor also cooperates with the display and the keyboard to permit selection of a keyboard mode... Agent: Allen, Dyer, Doppelt, Milbrath & Gilchrist - Rim

20100220070 - Apparatus with selectable functions: A user can wear a transmitter module on a finger. The transmitter module transmits an electric signal through a finger. An electronic device includes a touch panel as an input device and a conductive film. The conductive film is a part of a receiver module which receives the electric signal... Agent: Posz Law Group, PLC

20100220073 - Electronic device, control system and operation method thereof: The invention provides an electronic device including a touch screen and a control system connected to the touch screen. The electronic device may display a digital image via a touch screen and sets at least an interaction region for the digital area. Each interaction region has corresponding interaction information recorded... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100220066 - Handheld electronic device having a touchscreen and a method of using a touchscreen of a handheld electronic device: A handheld electronic device having a touchscreen and a method of using a touchscreen of a handheld electronic device are provided. In accordance with one embodiment, there is provided a method of input using a touchscreen display of a handheld electronic device, the method comprising: displaying a graphical user interface... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100220069 - Light sensing circuit, method of controlling the same, and touch panel comprising the light sensing circuit: A light sensing circuit, a method of controlling the same, and a touch panel including the light sensing circuit. In the method of controlling the light sensing circuit, including sensing light incident on a photodiode, generating current corresponding to the brightness of the sensed light, amplifying the current using a... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100220068 - Method for mitigating pooling mura on liquid crystal display apparatus and liquid crystal display apparatus: A method for mitigating pooling mura on LCD apparatus and a LCD apparatus are provided. The method is adapted for a LCD apparatus having a plurality of pixels. The LCD apparatus is for displaying frames according to a received original display data, and each of at least a part of... Agent: Portal Ipr Services

20100220072 - Modulized touch panel: A modulized touch panel is revealed. The modulized touch panel includes a first substrate layer and a second substrate layer while the second substrate layer is corresponding to the first substrate layer A touch panel is integrated with a control chip so as to reduce complexity and occupied area of... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100220067 - Portable electronic device with a menu selection interface and method for operating the menu selection interface: A portable electronic device and a method for operating a menu selection interface of the portable electronic device are provided. The menu selection interface is displayed on a touch-sensitive display of the portable electronic device. The method generates a sensing signal when a menu item of the menu selection interface... Agent: PCe Industry, Inc. Att. Steven Reiss

20100220064 - System and method of calibration of a touch screen display: A touch screen display of an electronic device is calibrated. The method includes receiving input comprising selections of features registered at the touch screen display, filtering the input based on characteristics determined during the receiving to determine if the input is to be used for calibrating, for each input used... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100220063 - System and methods for calibratable translation of position: A calibratable system for translating a position input by a user to a first device to a position output of a second device includes a translation module and a calibration module. The translation module receives the position input by the user to the first device and that translates the position... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100220071 - Touch panel and display device including the same: Provided is a touch panel including a substrate (2) having a detection region (4) provided on a front surface (3) thereof and a wiring region (6) provide outside the detection region (4), in which the detection region (4) has a plurality of detection electrodes (5) for detecting the presence of... Agent: Bruce L. Adams, Esq Adams & Wilks

20100220062 - Touch sensitive display: A method involving: detecting a type of actuator for actuating an icon displayed on a touch sensitive display; and automatically displaying an arrangement of icons on the touch sensitive display for actuation by the detected actuator, wherein the arrangement of icons is dependent upon the detected actuator type.... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20100220065 - Touch-sensitive display including a force-sensor and portable electronic device including same: A touch screen display includes a display, a touch-sensitive overlay disposed on the display, and a controller operably coupled to the overlay. At least one force sensor is disposed between the display and the overlay and is arranged and constructed to determine a value of an applied force to the... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100220076 - Input device and display device including the same: An input device includes an insulation layer having a first main surface, and a second main surface positioned on the opposite side of the first main surface, a first detection electrode pattern provided on the first main surface of the insulation layer and arranged along a first direction, a second... Agent: Hogan Lovells US LLP

20100220075 - Touch sensing display panel and touch sensing substrate: A touch sensing display panel includes an active device array substrate, an opposite substrate, a display medium layer, a plurality of inner and outer electrode series. The opposite substrate is disposed over the active device array substrate and the display medium layer is disposed between the active device array substrate... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100220074 - Touchscreen with carbon nanotube conductive layers: The present invention is directed to a touchscreen comprising touch side electrode and device side electrode wherein each electrode comprises an insulating substrate and an exposed electrically conductive layer, wherein said exposed electrically conductive layers are adjacent and separated by dielectric spacers, and wherein only one of the exposed electrically... Agent: Paul A. Leipold Patent Legal Staff

20100220077 - Image input device, image input-output device and electronic unit: An image input device capable of acquiring object information irrespective of usage conditions, is provided. The image input device includes a light source, a light source driving section, a first photo-detection element, a photo-detection-element driving section, and an image processing section. The light source driving section drives the light source... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100220078 - Digital pen system, transmitter devices, receiving devices, and methods of manufacturing and using the same: A system 5 for tracking the position of a digital 100 pen including a (i) pen-fixed ultrasound device 210 (i.e. transmitter or receiver) and (ii) a plurality of writing-surface fixed ultrasound devices 150 (i.e. transmitters or receivers) is disclosed. In some embodiments, a measurement is made of the time that... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20100220080 - Display driving device and display apparatus: A display driving device is provided which drives a display panel having source lines provided for columns of pixels and which includes: first switches sw1 provided for the source lines; second switches sw2 provided for the source lines; AMP units 52 which are provided for the source lines and drive... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100220079 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a gate driver including stages, and a clock generator which receives a clock generation control signal, generates a clock signal and a clock bar signal based on one or more of the clock generation control signal, a gate-on voltage and a gate-off voltage, and outputs... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100220081 - Plasma processing apparatus: Provided is a plasma processing apparatus employing a method of applying a DC voltage to a first electrode without installing a facing electrode. A plasma etching apparatus includes an evacuable chamber 10 configured to accommodate a semiconductor wafer W; an upper electrode 34 and a lower electrode 16, on which... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100220082 - Shift register with embedded bidirectional scanning function: The present invention relates to a shift register having a plurality of stages electrically coupled to each other in series. Each stage includes a first and second TFT transistor. The first TFT transistor has a get electrically coupled to the output of the immediately prior stage, a drain electrically coupled... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100220087 - Apparatus and method for driving displays: Generally, displays, like liquid crystal displays (LCDs), use a DC-free addressing voltage in order to prevent decomposition of the display. Here, an integrated circuit (IC) is provided that compensates for temperature dependencies. This IC typically uses a thermistor or temperature varying element to measure the temperature of the display and... Agent: Texas Instruments Incorporated

20100220090 - Background plateau manipulation for display device power conservation: Described herein are systems and methods that that reduce power consumption for an electronics device that includes a display. The power conservation systems and methods alter background video information not needed for interactive use when a user returns to a display after some period of inactivity. Power conservation also preserves... Agent: William J. Plut Honeywood Technologies, LLC

20100220089 - Detection circuit and method for a liquid crystal display: A detection circuit and a detection method for liquid crystal display are provided. The detection circuit comprises gate driver for providing row scan signal to liquid crystal cell to be detected; signal source for providing polarity inversion signal to source driver, polarity inversion signal comprises continuous high level signal and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100220085 - Display controlling system and method thereof: A display controlling system, which includes: a memory module, for buffering a pixel data; a comparator, for comparing the pixel data and a counter signal to generate a comparing result signal; and a pixel, for refreshing according to the comparing result signal.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100220083 - Driving apparatus of 2d/3d image display apparatus: There are provided a driver unit of a 2D/3D image display apparatus employing a single power supply system and a 2D/3D image display apparatus having the driver unit. In the driver unit of the 2D/3D image display apparatus, the driver unit supplies a 3D image display panel driving signal to... Agent: Hyun Jong Park Park & AssociatesIPLaw LLC

20100220086 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel configured to compensate for a threshold voltage of a driving transistor and including an organic light emitting diode coupled between a first power supply and a second power supply; a first transistor coupled between the organic light emitting diode and the second power supply and having a gate... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220088 - Power supply unit and organic light emitting display device using the same: A power supply unit adapted to prevent or reduce damage to devices when the devices receive power with an abnormal voltage, and an organic light emitting display device using the same. An embodiment of the present invention provides a power supply unit, including: a power block including an input terminal... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220084 - Source driver with low power consumption and driving method thereof: A source driver with low consumption and the driving method thereof are provided herein. The source driver includes an output buffer with a first input terminal receiving a pixel signal, a second input terminal, and an output terminal coupled to the second input terminal and a display panel. The source... Agent: J C Patents

20100220091 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display includes a pixel circuit that compensates for variations of the threshold voltage of a driving transistor. The organic light emitting display includes a scan driver, a data driver, a power source unit, and a plurality of pixels. If a pixel is assumed to be positioned... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220093 - Organic light emitting display: An organic light emitting display includes pixels positioned at crossing regions of scan lines, emission control lines, and data lines. Each of the pixels positioned on an ith horizontal line includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a first transistor coupled between a corresponding one of power source lines and... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100220094 - Scan signal line driver circuit and display device: In one embodiment of the present invention, in order to achieve a scan signal line driver circuit that is highly resistant to noise that causes a change in level toward High and therefore unlikely to suffer from a display problem, a gate driver of the present invention that is provided... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100220092 - Semiconductor device and driving method thereof, and electronic device: A driving method of a semiconductor device for compensating variation in threshold voltage and mobility of a transistor is provided. A driving method of a semiconductor device including a transistor and a capacitor electrically connected to a gate of the transistor includes a first period where voltage corresponding to threshold... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100220096 - Reflective area blocking feature for displays: This invention relates to a display device, a method, a computer program and a system including a display device, wherein said display device includes at least one light transmissive area configured to be coupled to a light source in order to be provided with backlight, at least one light reflective... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100220095 - Source driver with low power consumption and driving method thereof: A source driver adapted to drive a display panel and a driving method thereof are provided herein. The source driver includes an output buffer and a first pre-charge circuit. The output buffer has a first input terminal receiving a pixel signal and has both of a second input terminal and... Agent: J C Patents

20100220097 - Altering avatar appearances based on avatar population in a virtual universe: An invention for the alteration of avatar appearances based on avatar population in a virtual universe is provided. In one embodiment, there is a degradation tool, including an identification component configured to count an amount of a plurality of avatars within a region of a virtual universe. The degradation tool... Agent: Keohane & D'alessandro

20100220098 - Converting 3d data to hogel data: Methods and systems for rendering hogels, including notifying one or more rendering nodes that all rendering is complete in response to determining that each of the one or more rendering nodes completes rendering of corresponding one or more subsets of hogel data from 3D data, the rendering nodes being configured... Agent: Georgios A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20100220099 - Interpolation processing method and interpolation processor: When an interpolation point is interpolated using a curve/curved surface, represented by control points, such as a B-Spline curve/curved surface or a subdivision surface, interpolation processing is performed in such a way that a moving vector for moving each control point is calculated using position information on interpolation points constituting... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100220100 - Signage display system and process: The invention is a novel display system, for signage and the like. An apparatus and process is provided for displaying a static source image in a manner that it is perceived as an animated sequence of images when viewed by an observer in relative motion to the apparatus. The source... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20100220101 - Multiple graphics processing unit system and method: Systems and methods for utilizing multiple graphics processing units for controlling presentations on a display are presented. In one embodiment, a dual graphics processing system includes a first graphics processing unit for processing graphics information; a second graphics processing unit for processing graphics information; and a component for controlling switching... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100220102 - Multiple graphics processing unit system and method: Systems and methods for utilizing multiple graphics processing units for controlling presentations on a display are presented. In one embodiment, a dual graphics processing system includes a first graphics processing unit for processing graphics information; a second graphics processing unit for processing graphics information; and a component for controlling switching... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100220103 - Memory system and method for improved utilization of read and write bandwidth of a graphics processing system: A system and method for processing graphics data which requires less read and write bandwidth. The graphics processing system includes an embedded memory array having at least three separate banks of single-ported memory in which graphics data are stored. A memory controller coupled to the banks of memory writes post-processed... Agent: Round Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP

20100220105 - Image processors, electronic device including the same, and image processing methods: An image processor for combining video data and graphic data is provided. The image processor includes a scaler that is configured to scale compressed graphic data in a horizontal direction using bilinear scaling, to scale a horizontally scaled graphic data in a vertical direction using line copy, and to process... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

20100220104 - Map drawing device: A map drawing device includes a drawing parameter DB 7 for storing drawing parameter data which define specifications of map drawing, a drawing parameter managing unit 1 for managing the descriptions of the drawing parameter data, a map drawing unit 9 for carrying out map drawing according to the descriptions... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100220106 - Memory management for systems for generating 3-dimensional computer images: A memory management system for generating 3-dimensional computer images is provided. The memory management system includes a device for subdividing an image into a plurality of rectangular areas, a memory for storing object data pertaining to objects in the image which fall in each rectangular area, a device for storing... Agent: Flynn Thiel Boutell & Tanis, P.C.

20100220107 - Liquid crystal display and portable terminal having the same: A liquid crystal display that is unsusceptible to the effect of a pixel potential during writing of data to a memory, allowing a large margin to be provided against variation in characteristics of transistors forming a pixel circuit, and a portable terminal having the liquid crystal display. In a pixel... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100220108 - Display device and method of driving the same: A display device includes; a signal control unit which receives a plurality of image signals and determines a plurality of representative image signals from the image signals, a plurality of lookup tables, each of which is configured to store a plurality of light data signals corresponding to the plurality of... Agent: Cantor Colburn, LLP

20100220109 - Television device: A television device structured to automatically adjust the color temperature on the display screen in accordance with the viewing environment includes an external light detection unit or an optical sensor for detecting the illuminance and the tint of the ambient light, and an image quality control unit or a microcomputer... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100220110 - Image signal processing apparatus and method of controlling the same: According to one embodiment, a display, a display color set module and an image quality adjustment module are provided. The display color set module is configured to set a color limited display state according to an operation signal for selecting, the color limited display state being an off-state of at... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100220111 - Method of transmission of a video sequence of images that have to be color transformed using lut: Before the transmission of the source color values of the images of each group Gk of images of this sequence, a partial color transform LUT related to this group Gk is generated, then transmitted, —and, a resultant color transform LUT related to said group Gk is reconstructed by combining the... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100220112 - System and method for grouping cluster spines into a two-dimensional visual display space: A system and method for grouping cluster spines into a two-dimensional visual display space is provided. Clusters of concepts, each extracted from documents, are obtained. Spines are formed by placing the clusters sharing at least one of the concepts along a spine. The spines are ordered based on a length... Agent: Cascadia Intellectual Property

20100220113 - Zoomed viewing of terminal charts: The different advantageous embodiments provide a computer implemented method, apparatus, and computer program product for generating a display of magnified information. A selection is received of an area of a chart on a display device to form a selected area through a user input device. Coordinates are identified for the... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100220114 - Display device, electro-optical element driving method and electronic equipment: The present invention permits a capacitance value of an electro-optical element such as organic EL element to be arbitrarily set without changing the light extraction efficiency of a pixel. That is, the present invention permits a capacitance value Coled of an organic EL element (21) to be arbitrarily set by... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100220119 - Gamma control circuit and method thereof: A gamma control circuit includes a first gray-scale voltage selection unit that selects and outputs a highest gray-scale voltage and a lowest gray-scale voltage from among a plurality of first voltages present between a first supply voltage and a second supply voltage. A second gray-scale voltage selection unit receives the... Agent: Frank Chau, Esq. F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100220120 - Light emitting display panel: A drive apparatus is provided which can calculate a suitable APL value when driving a color display panel using PLE control. Further, a drive apparatus is provided which can inhibit output capacity of a power supply circuit by controlling display brightness according to a lighting rate of a pixel. An... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100220115 - Method for driving plasma display panel, and plasma display device: A plasma display device has a plasma display panel (PDP) and a driver unit driving the PDP. One field for displaying one screen of the PDP is made up of a plurality of subfields having a reset period and an address period. At least one of the plurality of subfields... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100220117 - Method for driving semiconductor device: To provide a method for driving a semiconductor device, by which influence of variation in threshold voltage and mobility of transistors can be reduced. The semiconductor device includes an n-channel transistor, a switch for controlling electrical connection between a gate and a first terminal of the transistor, a capacitor electrically... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100220121 - Methods for driving bistable electro-optic displays, and apparatus for use therein: A bistable electro-optic display has a plurality of pixels, each of which is capable of displaying at least three gray levels. The display is driven by a method comprising: storing a look-up table containing data representing the impulses necessary to convert an initial gray level to a final gray level;... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20100220122 - Methods for driving bistable electro-optic displays, and apparatus for use therein: A bistable electro-optic display has a plurality of pixels, each of which is capable of displaying at least three gray levels. The display is driven by a method comprising: storing a look-up table containing data representing the impulses necessary to convert an initial gray level to a final gray level;... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20100220118 - Pixel circuit and display apparatus: An active matrix display apparatus of the present invention comprises plural gate lines and plural source lines which are arranged such that the plural gate lines respectively intersect the plural source lines and light-emitting element circuits which are provided to respectively correspond to intersections at which the plural gate lines... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100220116 - Pixel structure and driving method thereof: A pixel structure includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel includes a first switching transistor and a first liquid crystal capacitor, wherein when the first switching transistor is turned on, the first liquid crystal capacitor is biased to a first gray level voltage. The second sub-pixel... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100220123 - Display device: p

20100220125 - Display apparatus and driving method thereof: A display apparatus for sequentially display images in accordance with first data and second data in successive first and second sub-frame times, respectively, includes at least one pixel, a light emitting module for emitting light to the pixel in the sub-frame times, and a driving module. The driving module includes... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100220124 - Driving method of a liquid crystal sub-pixel: A driving method for determining target transmittance of a liquid crystal sub-pixel is provided. The liquid crystal sub-pixel has display regions, the liquid crystal sub-pixel displays the target transmittance when liquid crystal voltage applied to each display region is equal to one other and transmittance variation of liquid crystal layer... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

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