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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems December patent applications/inventions, industry category 12/10

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20100328192 - Image display element and manufacturing method thereof: An image display element includes: a front panel; a back panel opposite to the front panel; a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix between both the panels, and to be selected to be in a display or non-display state; and plural electrodes for controlling the pixels. Both the panels... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100328193 - Image display element and manufacturing method thereof: An image display element includes: a front panel; a back panel opposite thereto; a plurality of pixels arranged between both the panels; and plural electrodes for controlling the pixels. The panels are bonded with the pixels and the electrodes interposed therebetween, and the electrodes are connected to a driving circuit... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20100328191 - Multiple-display device: A multiple-display device comprises a front and a rear display. The front display includes a front image area facing a front direction. The rear display is mounted opposite the front display and includes a rear image area facing a rear direction, opposite the front direction. A display controller is provided... Agent: Paul W. Martin

20100328194 - Display device, eyeglass device and video system with them: The present invention discloses video system including a display device for displaying an video image and an eyeglass device for assisting a viewer in viewing the video image, wherein the display device includes: a display portion for displaying the video image; a first generation portion for generating a synchronizing signal... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100328195 - Panel for a display and electronic device using same: A panel for a display comprises a transparent substrate, an anti-reflection coating formed on one surface of the substrate, and a metallic coating formed on the anti-reflection coating. The substrate is formed with a plurality of light scattering portions whose density gradually changes on one surface of the substrate. An... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100328196 - Passive-matrix chiplet drivers for displays: A passive-matrix display device having a plurality of chiplets, each chiplet associated with one or more independent column electrodes located in the display area, each chiplet electrically connected to and driving a separate subset of the independent column electrodes and electrically connected to and driving a subset of the row... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100328197 - Organic light-emitting display device and thin film deposition apparatus for manufacturing the same: A thin film deposition apparatus that can be used to manufacture large substrates on a mass scale and that improves manufacturing yield, and an organic light-emitting display device manufactured using the thin film deposition apparatus. The organic light-emitting display device includes: a substrate including a plurality of sub-deposition areas arranged... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100328198 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: An active matrix substrate of at least one embodiment includes a first data signal line, first and second scanning signal lines, a first transistor to which the first data signal line and the first scanning signal line are connected, a second transistor to which the first data signal line and... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100328199 - Lcd controller with bypass mode: An LCD controller includes a charge pump circuit for generating a charge voltage responsive to an external voltage and a clock signal. An oscillator generates the clock signal responsive to at least one bias voltage. The oscillator has a high power mode of operation and a low power mode of... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100328200 - Device and related method for converting display screen into touch panel screen: A device for converting display screen into touch panel screen includes a projection screen; an image projection unit for projecting an image on the projection screen; a light pointer for emitting a light spot signal of a specific wavelength on the projection screen; an image detecting unit, which includes a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100328201 - Gesture based user interface supporting preexisting symbols: A motion controlled handheld device includes a display having a viewable surface and operable to generate an image and a gesture database maintaining a plurality of gestures. Each gesture is defined by a motion of the device with respect to a first position of the device. The gestures comprise symbol... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20100328202 - Information display device, information display method, and program: An information display device, an information display method, and a program displays, when displaying definition information of an instance method selected by a user, definition information that corresponds to contents of processing of the instance method during runtime. The information display device displays definition information of an instance method selected... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20100328206 - Dual pointer management method using cooperating input sources and efficient dynamic coordinate remapping: The pointer management technology establishes a protocol and method for dual pointer management in both absolute input mode and relative input mode. The method defines a set of properties/constraints for contextual dynamic remapping between input sensor coordinates and target screen coordinates. The remapping of the left pointer (respectively the right... Agent: Gregory A. Stobbs

20100328208 - Electrode patterns for capacitance sensitive touchpad: A new layout for X, Y and Sense electrodes that enables a touchpad to be constructed using fewer layers while increasing visual clarity, transmissivity, sensitivity and linearity, wherein the electrodes are disposed in a pattern that uses spiral shapes that do not require electrodes to cross over any other electrodes.... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20100328210 - Inertial input apparatus with six-axial detection ability and the operating method thereof: An inertial input apparatus with six-axial detection ability, structured with a gyroscope and an acceleration module capable of detecting accelerations of X, Y, Z axes defined by a 3-D Cartesian coordinates, which is operable either being held to move on a planar surface or in a free space. When the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100328209 - Input device for electronic apparatus: In a case where a user carries out input operation by use of a touch panel, operability can be improved even if the operation target is small, efficient input operation is enabled by the user in various situations. The screen generation unit 200 generates screen display information of a display... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100328211 - Input device, terminal equipped with the same, and inputting method: An input device includes an input section having a detection section which detects a force transmitted via a human body when a trailing operation is performed on a part of the body contacting the input device, and outputs the force as detection data “a”; a timer management control unit which... Agent: Young & Thompson

20100328205 - Magic finger mouse: A magic finger mouse comprises a glove capable of being worn on a hand; the glove including a transmitter module, a sensor, a touch button and a central processing module; the central processing module having a memory and a charge cell; power of the transmitter module being from the central... Agent: Wen-lung Cheng

20100328203 - Removable pads with a carrying case for a portable electronic device with a touch screen: The invention discloses a kit for a portable electronic device with a touch screen, such as iPhone® and iPod touch®, wherein the kit comprises: removable pads, comprising at least one button pad, and/or at least one D-pad, wherein the button pad(s) and the D-pad(s) are able to be pressed to... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100328204 - Virtual control station: A method and apparatus for performing a mission. Information for a mission is received at a control station. The control station comprises a display system, a motion capture system, a number of user input devices, a seat associated with the number of user input devices, and a processor unit. The... Agent: Duke W. Yee

20100328207 - Visual clarity of a substantially transparent touchpad: The creation of a checkerboard pattern of a plurality of conductive but electrically floating panels of conductive material that are disposed in the space between electrodes on the layers of X and Y electrodes, wherein each panel is separated from adjacent panels by a minimal gap, wherein the panels are... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20100328212 - system and method for providing roll compensation: The embodiments of the present disclosure are directed towards a method and apparatus for providing roll compensation in a control device, the method and apparatus including acquiring rotational data and linear data indicative of movement of the control device, applying roll compensation to the acquired data, and removing a roll... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100328214 - Cursor control system and method: A cursor control system and method includes a signal transmitter and a signal receiver in conjunction with a display control machine, a projector and a monitor. The display control machine outputs an image to be transmitted to the monitor via a signal transmission or magnified and projected to a screen... Agent: Jackson Intellectual Property Group PLLC

20100328213 - Electronic device capable of replacing battery easily: An electronic device includes a housing and a power supply unit. The housing has a first side surface and a second side surface on opposite sides thereof and a receiving cavity defined therein, an inlet defined in the first side surface and an outlet defined in the second side surface.... Agent: Hdls Ipr Services

20100328216 - Information processing apparatus and input control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus with a display includes a wireless transfer module configured to receive an input operation request from an input operation module by use of a close proximity wireless transfer, and a controller configured to be connected to an external apparatus via the close... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100328215 - Method for operating mouse wheel according to position of cursor pointer: A method for operating a mouse wheel of a mouse of a computer according to a position of a cursor pointer of the mouse is provided. According to the method, a software is used to partition a screen frame or a software window frame into at least two sub-fields. Each... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100328217 - Apparatus and method for accessing information designated as being relevant in an emergency: An apparatus is provided that includes a processor and a memory storing executable instructions that in response to execution by the processor cause the apparatus to at least perform a number of operations. These operations may include presenting on a display an indication of information designated as being relevant in... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100328218 - Keyboard and method for self-defining keys on the keyboard: A keyboard includes a storage unit, a format generating unit, a character recognizing unit and an assigning unit. The storage unit is configured for storing a plurality of codes, each of the codes corresponds to a character assigned to a key on the keyboard. The format generating unit is configured... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100328220 - Handheld electronic device with reduced keyboard and associated method of providing improved disambiguation with reduced degradation of device performance: In view of the foregoing, an improved handheld electronic device having a reduced keyboard provides facilitated language entry by making available to a user certain words that a user may reasonably be expected to enter. Incoming data, such as the text of a message, can be scanned for proper nouns,... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100328219 - Method for integrating an imager and flash into a keypad on a portable device: An improved mobile electronic device 100 with a unique thin and cost-effective form and design can have a large display 170 and a large full qwerty keypad 138. The keypad can have a camera 156 and flash 154 with a light barrier 158. A clear moldprint keypad can be used... Agent: Tolpin & Partners, PC

20100328223 - Apparatus and associated methods: Described herein is an apparatus having a first closed configuration and a second open configuration. The apparatus has a user output area configured to be able to provide viewable user output content, and a user input area including a transparent region configured to be able to receive touch user input.... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100328246 - Apparatus for detecting a touch point of a touch panel: Disclosed is an apparatus for detecting a touch point of a touch panel, which is used in a reflective camera type touch panel. In the apparatus for detecting a touch point of a touch panel, a whole or part of a side surface of a reflecting portion is formed into... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100328226 - Apparatus using a differential analog-to-digital converter: Electronic apparatus and methods of operating the electronic apparatus include less than a frequency associated with a generated waveform. In various embodiments, an apparatus using a differential analog-to-digital converter can perform low frequency noise rejection that can be implemented in a variety of applications. Additional apparatus, systems, and methods are... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20100328244 - Displacement detection system of an optical touch panel and method thereof: At a first time, a first image sensor and a second image sensor capture a first image and a second image including images of an object respectively. At a second time, the first image sensor and the second image sensor capture a third image and a fourth image including images... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100328245 - Input and output device and terminal device: A lenticular lens is provided in front of a liquid crystal panel composed of a plurality of pixels. In this case, the lenticular lens is arranged so that one cylindrical lens corresponds to two pixels adjacent to each other. Then, light rays outgoing from two pixels are refracted by this... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328238 - Input device and input method: An input device that inputs information corresponding to display of a display unit includes: an input unit that accepts a slide input in which a contact portion moves in a predetermined direction after being touched with the contact maintained, the input unit being configured by a plurality of input mechanisms... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100328235 - Medical code lookup interface: Systems and methods for displaying a graphical user interface within a medical system for medical code lookup, comprising: (1) a first layer displaying at least one anatomical image for selecting at least one anatomical part and display of another layer, and layer selection regions for display of another layer; (2)... Agent: JonesIPLaw, LLC

20100328243 - Mems scanning touch panel and coordinate dection method thereof: The present invention discloses a MEMS scanning coordinate detection method and a touch panel thereof, wherein the touch panel comprises a light source module, a MEMS reflector, an image sensor, an image signal processor, and a coordinate calculator. When the laser light from the light source module is reflected by... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100328229 - Method and apparatus for providing tactile feedback: Methods and apparatus for providing tactile feedback to a touch-sensitive display comprising detecting a touch on the touch-sensitive display and providing tactile feedback by one or more actuators in response to the touch, wherein tactile feedback is substantially the same regardless of a location of the touch. Tactile feedback may... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100328241 - Method and system for measuring position on surface capacitance touch panel using a flying capacitor: A touch panel having a substantially even coating of a conductive material on a non-conductive substrate and then covering the conductive material with a dielectric material, wherein a novel current measuring circuit reduces the effect of stray capacitance on the accuracy of a current measurement so that the relative X... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20100328236 - Method for controlling a computer system and related computer system: A method for controlling a computer system is disclosed. The computer system includes a touch device, a control module, a display device and an operation module. The touch device includes a main touch area without display function, wherein a touch point is moved for moving a cursor displayed in the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100328227 - Multi-finger mouse emulation: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for emulating left, right, and center mouse button functionality for a multi-touch input device to provide end-users with full mouse functionality. Various finger to mouse button mapping techniques are used to specify the left, right or middle mouse buttons. A... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100328225 - Multi-touch surface interaction: A method and apparatus for operating a computing device including a multi-touch surface. The method comprises: presenting a customer with an application form; transferring data from a customer's portable device (such as a cellphone) placed on or near the multi-touch surface to the application form; communicating with an authorization portable... Agent: Paul W. Martin

20100328221 - Multiview display: An apparatus with a multi view display. The display is configured to operate as a touch screen for receiving input and to provide multiple views, wherein content of a view depends on a viewing direction. The apparatus includes detection equipment detection equipment, and a processing unit. The detection equipment with... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100328231 - Overlay for electronic device and method of identifying same: An overlay includes a sheet corresponding to a plurality of keys that are associated with an application for a portable electronic device. A plurality of magnets has a set of orientations associated with the application. The set of orientations is identifiable by the portable electronic device, such that the application... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100328242 - Piezoelectric assembly: A piezoelectric assembly and portable electronic device having a piezoelectric assembly are described. The piezoelectric assembly comprises a first electrode for electrical communication to a current or voltage source, a second electrode for electrical communication to a reference source, a piezoelectric material in electrical communication with each one of the... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100328224 - Playback control using a touch interface: This is directed to controlling media playback based on particular touch gestures detected by a touch-sensing interface. The electronic device can identify particular touch inputs, such as combinations of tapping and holding a touch sensitive surface, or circular motions. In response to detecting a particular touch gesture, the electronic device... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100328230 - Portable electronic device including tactile touch-sensitive input device and method of protecting same: A portable electronic device includes a housing with a base. A touch-sensitive input assembly is spaced from and moveable relative to the base and a stopping arrangement limits movement of the touch-sensitive input assembly in the direction of the base. An actuating arrangement including a piezoelectric actuator is disposed between... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100328240 - Position detector, position detecting circuit and position detecting method: A position detector is provided including: a transmission signal supplying circuit for supplying a transmission signal to a plurality of conductors disposed in a first direction; a first conductor selecting circuit for supplying the transmission signal outputted from the transmission signal supplying circuit to a predetermined conductor(s) of the plurality... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100328237 - Touch control system for controlling touch panel: A touch control system for controlling a touch panel includes a controller and a first sensing circuit. The controller generates and outputs a control signal. The first sensing circuit is coupled to the control device and to sensing lines of the touch panel, and the first sensing circuit receives the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100328222 - Touch input for a user: An apparatus including: a housing portion having a length, a width and a depth; and a display portion, including a touch sensitive display extending length-wise and width-wise, wherein the display portion is configured to move between a first position in which the display portion has been elevated relative to the... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100328247 - Touch panel sensor: Disclosed is a highly reliable touch panel sensor comprising a guiding wiring that is less likely to cause an increase in electrical resistance and disconnection with the elapse of time, has a low electrical resistance, can ensure electrical conduction to a transparent conductive film, and can be connected directly to... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100328233 - Touch panel with unbalanced conductive patterns, and touch-controlled apparatus and method for determining multi-touch thereof: A touch panel comprises a substrate and a transparent conductive layer including a plurality of groups of first conductive patterns, second conductive patterns, and third conductive patterns, and a plurality of first wires, second wires, and third wires. Each group of first conductive patterns is arranged along a first direction.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100328232 - Touch screen cursor presentation preview window: An interactive user interface method for touch screen display devices begins with displaying a graphical user interface thereon. Upon receiving a touch input, a cursor preview window is generated in response, which includes a representation of a section of the graphical user interface proximal to the section obstructed by the... Agent: Bruce B. Brunda Stetina Brunda Garred 7 Brucker

20100328228 - Touch sensor panel design: A touch sensor panel including a plurality of drive lines crossing a plurality of sense lines, forming an array, is disclosed. The plurality of drive lines and the plurality of sense lines are formed by interconnecting a plurality of substantially transparent conductive sections having a first resistivity. A substantially transparent... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20100328239 - Touch sensor, display and electronic unit: A display includes: display pixel electrodes; common electrodes; a display layer; a display control circuit performing image display control based on an image signal; touch detection electrodes each arranged to form a capacitance between each of the touch detection electrodes and each of the common electrodes; and a touch detection... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100328234 - Touchpad: A touchpad includes a touch board, a base, and a spring sandwiched between the touch board and the base. The touch board is mounted on an outmost side of the touchpad for touching thereon. The touch board includes a sleeve post. A base includes a pillar. A switch is secured... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100328254 - Capacitance type input device: A capacitance type input device is configured to detect the access position of a conductor such as a finger, and includes a plurality of electrodes and an IC chip. The plurality of electrodes are spaced apart from each other in direction Y, and each of the electrodes has an elongated... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20100328248 - Capacitive touch screen with reduced electrode trace resistance: An improved touch screen has enhanced optical performance and aesthetic quality. The electrodes on the touch screen employ additional fine traces of conductive material to reduce the overall electrode trace resistance to increase electrical performance without sacrificing optical quality. The additional fine traces of conductive material may be placed on... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC

20100328261 - Capacitive touchpad capable of operating in a single surface tracking mode and a button mode with reduced surface tracking capability: A touchpad that operates in two modes, wherein a first mode enables the entire surface of the touchpad to operate in a typical detection single object detection and tracking mode to track the movement of a conductive object such as a finger anywhere on the surface of the touchpad and... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20100328260 - Capacitive touchpad of multiple operational modes: A capacitive touchpad provides multiple operational modes including at least a key input mode, a handwriting input mode, and a mouse control mode. To switch the capacitive touchpad between the operational modes, a first pattern is defined as a mode switch for users to touch thereon. For each operational mode,... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100328249 - Capacitive-inductive touch screen: A touch screen uses a combination of capacitive sensing and inductive sensing applied to the same sensor pattern. A capacitive sensor uses the electric field formed by the columns and rows of the sensor matrix. An inductive sensor uses the magnetic field formed by current flowing in column and row... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100328262 - Detector and detection method for a capacitive touchpad to identify a real touch point: A two-step detection for a capacitive touchpad to identify a real touch point first detects the self capacitances from multiple capacitance sensor traces of the capacitive touchpad to identify any touch point on the capacitive touchpad and then, if multiple touch points are detected, further detects the mutual capacitance at... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100328266 - Electrostatic capacitive touch sensor device: An electrostatic capacitive touch sensor device includes sensing electrode provided at a plurality of positions, a high-frequency signal source that applies a high-frequency signal to the sensing electrode through a predetermined impedance element, a wiring portion that connects the sensing electrode and the impedance element, a shield portion provided to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100328264 - Finger-sensing apparatus and method: A finger-sensing apparatus (23) and a method with a page detection mechanism (47). The apparatus (23) comprises a finger-sensitive substrate (26) having a plurality of keypads (30), a page detection mechanism (47), a control circuit (31) and a pliable media (25). When a finger (33) of a user is proximate... Agent: EagleIPLimited

20100328250 - Implementation of touchpad on rear surface of single-axis hinged device: An improved mobile electronic device 100 with a unique thin and cost-effective form and design can have a large display 170 and a large full qwerty keypad 138 on the outward surface and can have a capacitive touchpad 186 on the inward surface of the flip 102 or slide that... Agent: Tolpin & Partners, PC

20100328257 - Method of driving touch panel, capacitance-type touch panel, and display apparatus with touch detection function: A capacitance-type touch panel, allowing disturbance noise and touch detection time to be reduced and having a simple configuration, is provided. The capacitance-type touch panel including: a plurality of drive electrodes each having a strip shape; a drive control circuit performing control such that a drive signal for touch detection... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100328263 - Resistive touch panel and method for detecting touch point type: The invention discloses a method for detecting touch point type in a resistive touch panel. The method includes the steps of: connecting the first electrode to a voltage source and connecting the fourth electrode to the ground end when it is determined that a touch point is generated on the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100328265 - Simultaneous sensing arrangement: Multi-touch touch-sensing devices and methods are described herein. The touch sensing devices can include multiple sense points, each located at a crossing of a drive line and a sense line. In some embodiments, multiple drive lines may be simultaneously or nearly simultaneously stimulated with drive signals having unique characteristics, such... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20100328253 - Surface capacitance with area gestures: A surface capacitance touch sensitive surface (or “surface cap panel”) suitable for use in a touch screen or touchpad, wherein the surface cap panel has a substantially even coating of a conductive material on a non-conductive substrate and then covering the conductive material with a dielectric material, wherein a novel... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20100328252 - Switched-capacitor tracking apparatus of touch panel and operating method thereof: A switched-capacitor tracking apparatus including a variable capacitor, an auxiliary capacitor, and a plurality of switches, and an operating method thereof are provided. In a charge period, a first reference voltage charges a panel capacitor, and a second reference voltage charges the variable capacitor. In a detection period, a control... Agent: J C Patents

20100328251 - Tactile feedback display screen overlay: Systems are disclosed for an optically clear keyboard that can be applied to a touch-sensitive display screen, for example, while mitigating distortion of the display. An apparatus for use over a touch-sensitive display screen can comprise a plurality of button structures formed of an optically clear material. The buttons are... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100328255 - Touch detection device and display device having touch sensor function: A touch detection device includes: a detection surface; a plurality of sensor lines formed from a plurality of types of wiring lines having a different line capacitance; and a touch detection unit which detects an electric variation generated in a plurality of the sensor lines in response to touch or... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100328258 - Touch panel and detecting method thereof: A touch panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a first conductive film disposed on the first substrate, and a second conductive film disposed on the second substrate and juxtaposed with the first conductive film in a face-to-face manner. The second conductive film has a first resistivity in a... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100328259 - Touch sensor and display device: A touch sensor that may detect an object away from the sensor is provided. The touch sensor includes one or more drive electrodes; one or more detection electrodes forming capacitance in cooperation with the respective drive electrodes; a detection circuit applying drive signals to the respective drive electrodes to detect... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100328256 - Touch sensor, display and electronic unit: A display includes: display pixel electrodes; common electrodes; a display layer; a display control circuit; touch detection electrodes; and a touch detection circuit detecting an external proximity object based on a detection signal obtained from the touch detection electrodes with use of a common drive voltage for display applied to... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100328268 - Information input device and display device: An information input device includes a touch panel which is provided with a touch sensor capable of sensing a position in which a sensing target body is close to a sensing surface thereof. The touch sensor includes a scanning electrode and a detection electrode which faces and is spaced from... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP

20100328270 - Object detection calibration system of an optical touch screen and method thereof: A first image sensor captures a first image of a panel of a touch screen. The first image includes a first object, a second object, a first set of reference marks, a second set of reference marks, and a first boundary mark. The touch screen establishes relationships of relative positions... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100328267 - Optical touch device: An exemplary optical touch device includes a display panel including a display surface at a front side thereof, two infrared light sources positioned on the display panel, three linear sensors positioned at three sides of the display panel respectively, a remote control, two infrared camera modules, and a receiver. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100328269 - Touch panel and driving method of the same: It is an object to provide a touch panel which includes an A/D converter circuit and has a function of image shooting with high resolution and high-level gray scale and at high operation speed. A touch panel includes a plurality of pixels each provided with a display element and a... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100328271 - Method and apparatus for generating driver signals of saw touch panel: The present invention relates to a method and apparatus for generating driver signals of SAW touch panel. The method includes the steps of: sending a trigger signal continuously by referring to an input signal, wherein the trigger signal is sent when the input signal is within a predetermined range; generating... Agent: Hdls Patent & Trademark Services

20100328272 - Optical system, an analysis system and a modular unit for an electronic pen: A modular unit is designed for an electronic pen. The modular unit comprises a carrier with a receiver for a writing implement, a printed circuit board, a two-dimensional radiation sensor mounted on the printed circuit board, and an imaging unit which defines an image plane. The carrier, the printed circuit... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100328273 - Method and apparatus for an electronic device assembly: In accordance with an example embodiment of the present invention, an apparatus comprises an assembly adapted to rotatably couple a first housing and a second housing, said assembly adapted to rotate said first housing and said second housing with respect to each other between a closed configuration and at least... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100328274 - Display device and driving method: Disclosed herein is a display device, including: a display surface; a display functional layer adapted to control the display of a screen viewed from outside the display surface; a drive control section operable to perform display scanning and driving adapted to scan and drive, in the one direction, the plurality... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20100328275 - Optical recording display device, driving method of the optical recording display device, electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: There is provided an optical recording display device having a display section. The display section includes: a plurality of pixels; a plurality of pixel electrodes each of which is formed for each of the plurality of pixels, and is connected to a transistor; a common electrode which is opposite to... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100328276 - Organic electro-luminescence device and method of driving the same: An organic electro-luminescence device includes a drive unit having first to fourth transistors and a capacitor, and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) controlled by the drive unit, wherein the first transistor has its gate, drain and source connected to a first node, a second node and a power voltage... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100328278 - Light emitting device, electronic device, and method for driving pixel circuit: A light emitting device includes: a pixel circuit; and a driving circuit that drives the pixel circuit, wherein the pixel circuit includes: a light emitting element; a driving transistor that is connected to the light emitting element in series; a storage capacitor that is located between a gate of the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100328277 - Liquid crystal display and pixel arrangement method thereof: A pixel arrangement method for a liquid crystal display includes the steps of: inputting data signals with different driving polarities to odd data lines and even data lines respectively; and changing connections between a gate of thin film transistor and gate lines and connections between a source of thin film... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100328281 - Driver circuit controlling threshold voltage shift of transistor: Each shift register includes a first element controlled by a first potential node to supply a first driving voltage to an output terminal, a second element controlled by a second potential node to supply a second driving voltage lower than the first driving voltage to the output terminal, and a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100328280 - Image display system: An image display system is disclosed. A gate driver drives includes a first side driving circuit and a second side driving circuit. The first and the second side driving circuits are disposed on the both sides of the pixel array. A first shift register receives a first shifted signal to... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100328282 - Image display system: An image display system comprising a display panel is disclosed. The display panel, having a display region and a non-display region adjacent thereto, includes an upper substrate, a lower substrate opposing to the upper substrate, a plurality of organic light-emitting diodes on the lower substrate, and a filling layer. The... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100328279 - Liquid crystal display device and method of manufacturing the same: A liquid crystal display device includes; a plurality of data lines disposed on a substrate, a plurality of gate lines disposed substantially perpendicular to the data lines, wherein the data lines and the gate lines together surround a plurality of pixel regions, a plurality of power supplying lines disposed substantially... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100328284 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus includes, a power consuming unit that consumes electric power with operation of the electronic apparatus, a detection unit for detecting illumination intensity of light in an environment where the electronic apparatus is located, and a change unit that changes an operating state of the power consuming unit... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100328283 - Wave guide for improving light sensor angular response: Electronic displays encounter visibility issues due to varying ambient light conditions. An ambient light sensor can be provided to sense ambient light and dynamically adjust display brightness to compensate for changes in ambient light. A wave guide for improving angular response in a light sensor is provided.... Agent: Perry + Currier Inc. (for Rim)

20100328285 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method of driving liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes a pixel array section having a plurality of scanning lines disposed in rows, a plurality of signal lines disposed in columns, a plurality of pixel circuits, a plurality of liquid crystal elements, and a plurality of common connection lines, and a drive circuit section... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP

20100328291 - Display device: A display device includes: a display functional layer that can change display for each pixel in accordance with an application voltage; a plurality of driving electrodes separately disposed in one direction; a plurality of pixel signal lines to which pixel signals used for applying the application voltage to the display... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100328292 - Display device: A decoder circuit which outputs a voltage based on a 8-bit digital value includes: a first decoder circuit and a second decoder circuit which output one voltage respectively using upper-order 6 bits of the 8-bit digital value; a selection circuit which receives voltages outputted from the first decoder circuit and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100328294 - Image display apparatus and control method therefor: An image display apparatus comprises a pixel having a drive transistor and a pixel display element which are connected in series between a first power line and a second power line, a holding capacitor connected to a gate electrode of the drive transistor, and a selection transistor connected between a... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20100328286 - Lcd controller with oscillator prebias control: An LCD controller includes a charge pump circuit for generating a charge voltage responsive to an external voltage and a clock signal. An oscillator generates the clock signal responsive to at least one bias voltage. The oscillator has a high power mode of operation and a low power mode of... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100328290 - Liquid crystal display and method of manufacturing the same: A liquid crystal display includes a first substrate including pixels, each having a transmissive area and a reflective area, a second substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed between the first and second substrates. Each of the pixels includes first and second thin film transistors which output a data signal... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100328288 - Semiconductor integrated circuit and method of driving the same: A transistor causes fluctuation in the threshold and mobility due to the factor such as fluctuation of the gate length, the gate width, and the gate insulating film thickness generated by the difference of the manufacturing steps and the substrate to be used. As a result, there is caused fluctuation... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100328293 - Shift register array, and display apparatus: A display apparatus comprises a shift register array. The shift register array comprises a plurality of shift registers. At least one shift register comprises a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, and a driving circuit. The gate and the first electrode of the first transistor receive an input... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100328289 - Signal-line driving circuit, display apparatus and electronic apparatus: A signal-line driving circuit includes an output buffer section configured to amplify input data for driving signal lines in order to generate a positive-polarity signal voltage as well as a negative-polarity signal voltage and selectively supplying the positive-polarity signal voltage as well as the negative-polarity signal voltage to a signal-line... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100328287 - Start protection circuit for gate driver and liquid crystal display thereof: A start protection circuit of a gate driver, which is applied in a liquid crystal display, includes a detection circuit and a switch. The detection circuit monitors a gate low voltage to generate a control signal. The switch is electrically connected to the detection circuit and controlled by the control... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100328298 - Display device: A display device is characterized by including a first storage section (60) for storing first image data which a display element displays on the display screen next, a second storage section (61) for storing second image data which the display element is displaying on the display screen, a difference calculation... Agent: Sidley Austin LLP

20100328299 - Light emitting device, driving method of light emitting device and electronic device: By controlling the luminance of light emitting element not by means of a voltage to be impressed to the TFT but by means of controlling a current that flows to the TFT in a signal line drive circuit, the current that flows to the light emitting element is held to... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100328297 - Pixel drive apparatus, light emitting apparatus, and drive control method for the light emitting apparatus: An offset voltage generating circuit sets an offset voltage through binary search based on a voltage value of the initial voltage, and a voltage controlling circuit generates an output voltage which is a predetermined gradation voltage added with the offset voltage, and applies a voltage based on the output voltage... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20100328296 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device that inexpensively improves uniformity of luminance in a vertical direction of a PDP. The plasma display device includes: a plasma display panel (PDP) having an X electrode and Y electrode that are disposed parallel to each other while intersecting an address electrode at a discharge cell;... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20100328295 - System and method for lcd loop control: An LCD controller includes a charge pump for generating a charge voltage responsive to an external voltage and a clock signal. The controller further includes an oscillator for generating the clock signal responsive to an oscillator control signal. An LCD driver voltage circuit generates a plurality of LCD driver voltages... Agent: Howison & Arnott, L.l.p

20100328300 - Plasma display panel driving device: A switching control circuit for a scan driving unit or a sustain driving unit of a plasma display panel driving device is disclosed. The switching control circuit includes a level shift circuit configured to generate a level-shifted signal by level shifting a control signal to a level referenced to a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100328301 - Organic light emitting diode display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting diode display includes: a display module including a data driver for supplying data signals to a panel, a scan driver for supplying scan signals to the panel, and a timing driver for controlling the data driver and the scan driver; and a compensation driver for, upon... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100328302 - Solid-state imaging apparatus and driving method thereof: A solid-state imaging apparatus includes the carrier holding portion and the amplifying portion in each pixel, wherein a first voltage supplied to a transfer electrode when the transfer portion for transferring carriers from the carrier holding portion to the amplifying portion is placed in a non-conducting state is opposite in... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328303 - Computer graphics processor and method for rendering a three-dimensional image on a display screen: A computer graphics processor (20,50) and a method for rendering a three-dimensional image on a display screen. The computer graphics processor (20,50) comprises a rasterizer (23,53) configured to perform pixel traversal of a primitive after projection of the primitive. Furthermore, the rasterizer (23,53) is configured to perform the pixel traversal... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100328304 - Display direction correcting device, correcting method, and correction program for medical 3d image: In a medical three-dimensional image display orientation modifying apparatus according to the present invention, landmarks (P1, P2) are respectively specified in right and left regions of a displayed medical three-dimensional image. The right and left landmarks thus specified are registered. The apparatus includes modifying means that modifies the inclinations of... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100328306 - Large format high resolution interactive display: An interactive display device of a preferred embodiment includes a display surface and a touch interface associated with the display surface. A first LCD layer generates a dynamic parallax barrier and a second LCD layer generates stereoscopic images in cooperation with the first LCD layer. A light source backlights the... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100328305 - Method and system for producing interactive, three-dimensional renderings of selected body organs having hollow lumens to enable simulated movement through the lumen: A method and system are provided for effecting interactive, three-dimensional renderings of selected body organs for purposes of medical observation and diagnosis. A series of CT images of the selected body organs are acquired. The series of CT images is stacked to form a three-dimensional volume file. To facilitate interactive... Agent: Dann, Dorfman, Herrell And Skillman, P.C.

20100328307 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus. The image processing apparatus may generate a texture by synthesizing a facial area of an input color image and a template texture, generate a mesh model by matching a template mesh model corresponding to the template texture and a depth image corresponding to the input color... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100328308 - Three dimensional mesh modeling: Apparatus for three dimensional mesh modeling, the apparatus comprising: a point cloud inputter, configured to input a point cloud generated using at least one sensor of a sensing device, the point cloud comprising a plurality of points, and a mesh model generator, associated with the point cloud inputter, configured to... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20100328310 - Systems and methods of defining rays for ray tracing rendering: Some aspects pertain to ray data storage for ray tracing rendering. Attribute data for a first ray can be stored. To define a second ray, data defining such can comprise a reference to the first ray (in one example) and attribute source information indicative of shared attributes between the first... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak Druce + Quigg LLP

20100328309 - Texture sampling: A texture sampler is implemented using a shader language. The shader compiler is used to compile the texture sampler to a target machine based on sampler state, sampler operation, and other static factors input values provided to the texture sampler. The shaders such as a vertex shader, geometry shader, pixel... Agent: Intel/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100328311 - system and method for establishing correspondence, matching and repairing three dimensional surfaces of arbitrary genus and arbitrary topology in two dimensions using global parameterization: A system, method and computer program product for parameterizing a 3D surface of genus g and arbitrary topology to the 2D plane. The method includes receiving an input 3D mesh of genus g; computing n discrete harmonic one-forms on the surface of the mesh to obtain n numbers for every... Agent: Scully, Scott, Murphy & Presser, P.C.

20100328313 - Advanced clustering method for material separation in dual energy ct: Three or more materials are advantageously separated from dual energy data by using a material separation technique. To effectively separate material clusters, a density plot is introduced to automatically render cluster separations. Initially, the projection data optionally undergo data-domain dual energy decomposition. Then, the image data is plotted in a... Agent: Knoble, Yoshida & Dunleavy

20100328315 - Method and unit for generating a radiance map: An embodiment of the invention relates to a method for generating a radiance map in High Dynamic Range (HDR) image creation by calculating mean difference curves for a sequence of images taken with different exposures and a transformation curve from the mean difference curve by an algorithm approximated to the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100328314 - Methods, apparatus and system for energy conservation: Methods, apparatus, and systems are disclosed for monitoring usage of a consumable resource, and displaying substantially instantaneous and historical usage measurements of the consumable resource in both numerical and non-numeric manner. The non-numeric manner facilitates comprehension by non-technical users in conservation applications. The relative size, position and movement of graphical... Agent: Donald B. Ellingham

20100328312 - Personal music recommendation mapping: Scale free network datasets, such as music tracks, playlists and other media item recommendations are analyzed and presented in a graphic map display (FIG. 1) for visualization, preferably in an interactive environment (FIG. 2). A plotting and visualization system generally comprises a network extraction routine, coupled with a high performance... Agent: Stolowitz Ford Cowger LLP

20100328316 - Generating a graphic model of a geographic object and systems thereof: Systems, devices, features, and methods for constructing a graphic model of a geographic object, such as a road sign or features thereof, from an image, such as, for example, to develop a navigation database are disclosed. For example, one method comprises receiving a plurality of images of regions, such as... Agent: Navteq North America, LLC

20100328317 - Automatic zoom for a display: A method, apparatus, user interface and computer program product include the ability to determine a brightness characteristic of a display, use the brightness characteristic to determine a minimum and optimum font size for information displayed on the display, and automatically adjust the displayed information such that a size of a... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100328318 - Image display device: An image display device is constructed by a display memory, a sprite attribute table, a sprite rendering processor and an animation execution engine. The display memory stores image data to be displayed on a display. The sprite attribute table stores attribute data representing a display attribute of a sprite which... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100328319 - Information processor and information processing method for performing process adapted to user motion: A positional data acquisition unit of an action detector acquires positional data indicating the position of an image of a light-emitting part of a light-emitting device held by a user in an image frame at each time step, and also acquires curve data for the head contour at each time... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP

20100328321 - Graphics analysis techniques: Embodiments provide techniques for the analysis of graphics applications. For instance, an apparatus may include a graphics application program interface (API), a graphics engine, and a graphics analysis tool. The graphics analysis tool may receive multiple draw calls issued to the graphics API, and arrange the draw calls into multiple... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100328322 - Image processing apparatus: An image processing apparatus includes an image processing block, a plurality of control blocks, and a plurality of register sets. The image processing block carries out a specific process based on input setting data. Each of the plurality of control blocks controls the specific process of the image processing block... Agent: Frishauf, Holtz Goodman & Chick, P.C.

20100328320 - Medical information management in a patient information hub system: A patient information hub (PIH) system used in a healthcare system for the management of data documents of a patient has an implanted medical device, and a portable non-implanted unit having the capability for communicating with the IMD. The PIH system stores and manages a document list containing information of... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100328323 - Virtual graphics device driver: Systems and methods are disclosed to enable switching of graphics processing unit (GPU) resources based on different factors. Embodiments include a virtual graphics driver as an interface between GPU drivers and the applications or graphics framework executing on an electronic device. The virtual graphics driver may switch GPU resources from... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100328325 - Fingerprinting of fragment shaders and use of same to perform shader concatenation: An automated method of quantifying a set of processing resources used by an image transform operation is described. The method receives a set of image processing instructions for performing the transform operation, and, for the set of image processing instructions, generates data that estimates the amount of processing resources required... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100328324 - Graphics analysis techniques: Embodiments provide techniques for the analysis of graphics applications. For instance, an apparatus may include a graphics application program interface (API), a graphics engine, and a graphics analysis tool. The graphics analysis tool may receive multiple draw calls issued to the graphics API, and arrange the draw calls into multiple... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100328326 - Multi-platform image processing framework: A method for compiling image processing instructions is described. The method receives multiple image processing instruction sets. The method, for each received image processing instruction set, produces several image processing instruction sets, where two different produced image processing instruction sets that are associated with a same received image processing instruction... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100328327 - Multi-platform optimization techniques for image-processing operations: An automated method of rendering image data using a multithread central processing unit (“CPU”) is described. The method retrieves a set of image processing instructions. The method determines an image section size to be processed by the CPU using the set of image processing instructions. The method iteratively: (i) retrieves... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100328328 - Hybrid electric device using piezo-electric polymer substrate and its fabrication method: The present invention relates to an integrated, composite hybrid electric device in which various devices are formed as a single unit on one flexible substrate, and a fabrication method thereof. More particularly, the present invention a hybrid electric device in which a display device, a vibration-generating (or vibration-sensing) device, and... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100328329 - Apparatus and method for processing data: Incoming video data is processed. According to an example embodiment, video data as presented in rows of pixels is stored in terms of blocks of pixels of corresponding images making up the video. When a particular pixel is read from memory, the block of pixels is retrieved (e.g., with a... Agent: Crawford Maunu PLLC

20100328330 - Memory controller and memory system using the same: According to an aspect of embodiment, a memory controller for controlling a memory having areas of data unit of K bits, includes a data mapping unit dividing N bits of data, where N is not a multiple of K, into K bits and (N−K) bits, and in regard to L... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100328331 - Information processing apparatus and display control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus comprises video memories each corresponding to each of the display devices, a determination module configured to determine whether an access that satisfies conditions preset with respect to display of the display devices exists in at least one of the video memories, and... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100328332 - System and method for reducing memory access bandwidth in video decoding: A system for reducing memory access bandwidth in video decoding includes a video decoder, a storage device and a compressor. The video decoder receives a compressed video bitstream and decodes the bitstream to generate decoded I, P and B frames. The storage device has first and second storage areas and... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100328338 - Brightness controllable led illumination device with tactile sensor sensing intensity of force or intensity of pressure, flat panel display having the same, mobile terminal keypad having the same, robot eye and robot nose having the same, and method of op: Disclosed herein is a brightness controllable LED illumination device using a tactile sensor sensing the intensity of force or the intensity of pressure. The brightness controllable LED illumination device includes at least one LED emitting light based on electric field formed between first and second electrodes; a tactile sensor sensing... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20100328339 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a backlight unit generating light, a display panel including a plurality of pixels controlling transmittance of the light based upon pixel data, a timing controller compensating the pixel data, and a data driver driving the display panel based upon the compensated pixel data. The display panel... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20100328337 - Line drawing processing apparatus and program: A plurality of closed regions constituting a line drawing image are extracted and displayed on a display means. A desired closed region included among the plurality of displayed closed regions is extracted as an image layer by specifying the desired closed region by means of a manipulation means. At this... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100328336 - Liquid crystal display wall and method for controlling the same: The present invention relates to liquid crystal display wall and method for controlling the same. An LCD wall according to an embodiment of the invention comprises a display array and a control device, wherein the display array comprises a display panel and a backlight device, and the control device comprises... Agent: Customer No. 70416 Perkins Coie LLP

20100328333 - Power savings for display panels: In some embodiments one or more areas of interest to a user of a display screen are determined. Portions of the display screen other than the one or more areas of interest are dimmed. Other embodiments are described and claimed.... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100328334 - Register allocation for message sends in graphics processing pipelines: Message sends may be implemented in a graphics pipeline using biased graph coloring. Registers may be allocated by shaders for message sends using biased graph coloring.... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100328335 - Representing a printed product using pixel opacity and color modification: An original design image is processed to create a modified design image for blending with an image of a product to create a combined image representing the result of printing the design image onto the product. To create a modified design image, both the alpha value and color of pixels... Agent: Vista Print Usa, Inc. Attn: Patent Counsel

20100328340 - Image processing device, image processing method, and image processing program storage medium: An image processing device including an input section, an image storage section, a storage area reserving section, a controller, and an output section is provided. The storage area reserving section reserves, when description data input via the input section indicates that a partial image including a transmission image is to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328341 - Method of creating a gamut boundary descriptor preserving the discontinuities of an actual gamut surface: In order to preserve the discontinuities of an actual gamut surface and/or the discontinuities of its curvature, notably through a smoothing operation, in this method, when at least a vertex of any elementary polygon, the network of which represents an actual gamut boundary, belongs either to a line or a... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100328342 - System and method for maximizing edit distances between particles: Embodiments of the invention disclose a system and a method for transforming a set of particles in an output set of particles representing a set of words suitable for use in an information retrieval system. The method generates, for each particle in the set of particles, combinations of parts of... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20100328343 - Image signal processing device and image signal processing program: There is provided an image signal processing device for receiving an image signal using a first color signal, and converting the image signal to image data using a second color signal to output the image data, the image signal processing device including an image signal input unit for receiving the... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100328344 - Method and apparatus for an augmented reality user interface: An approach is provided for an augmented reality user interface. An image representing a physical environment is received. Data relating to a horizon within the physical environment is retrieved. A section of the image to overlay location information based on the horizon data is determined. Presenting of the location information... Agent: Ditthavong Mori & Steiner, P.C.

20100328345 - Image comparison by asymmetric dynamic warping: A method for image comparison includes reading from a memory in a computerized image processor a source image and a target image. The source and target images are segmented, using the image processor, into respective pluralities of source and target arrays, respectively including source and target array elements, each array... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd

20100328347 - Image display device, image data transmitting device, image display system, image display method, storage medium storing an image display program, image data transmission program, and storage medium storing the image data transmission program: Upon receipt of operation entry for processing and editing a currently displayed slide, an operation information generating section generates operation information corresponding to this entry. An operation information reflecting section performs editing on the basis of the operation information and stores the operation information regarding the editing in a storage... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100328348 - Mobile terminal apparatus: To provide a mobile terminal apparatus for displaying an image by selecting the optimum display screen without adding a special process to a program operating on the mobile terminal apparatus, a mobile terminal apparatus 100 includes a program execution unit 102 for executing a desired program and output display information,... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20100328346 - Networked computer graphics rendering system with multiple displays for displaying multiple viewing frustums: To render graphics on multiple display devices, multiple computing platforms are networked and each computing platform separately executes an application rendering the graphics for a subset of the multiple display devices. A server including a first display device and a first computing platform generates a world space and renders from... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100328350 - Bifocal display device and bifocal display method: According to one embodiment, there is provided a bifocal display device includes a database that manages at least distant and nearby viewpoint images as data files, an image processing circuit that obtains a far viewpoint image and a nearby viewpoint image from the data base, blurs contours of the far... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100328349 - System and method for fitting images in an electronic device: An electronic device includes an image fitting system to fit an image to identify characters of the image and graphics of the image in the electronic device. Operations of fitting the image by the image fitting system includes generation of a standard character database to fit characters of the image,... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100328352 - Multi-operator media retargeting: A method for image processing includes receiving in a computerized image processor a source image having a source size and a definition of a target size that is different from the source size, and defining a plurality of different sequences of two or more different image retargeting operations that when... Agent: D. Kligler I.p. Services Ltd

20100328351 - User interface: A user interface including a display screen and an input device. The input device is for example a touchscreen, a touch pad, and one or more proximity sensors. The input device detects an input event, more specifically a pointing object placed in proximity therewith. Parameters of the input event include... Agent: Axis Intellectual Capital Pte Ltd.

20100328353 - Method and system for displaying an image on a display of a computing device: A computer implemented method of displaying an image on a display of a computing device, includes the steps of: (a) displaying an image on the display of the computing device; (b) receiving a user input for drawing a mark on the image indicative of a desired operation to be performed... Agent: Foley Hoag, LLP Patent Group, World Trade Center West

20100328354 - Networked computer graphics rendering system with multiple displays: To render graphics on multiple display devices, multiple computing platforms are networked and each computing platform separately executes an application to render graphics for a display device. A client computing platform adds an orientation offset to view state information received from a server computing platform to coordinate the graphics rendered... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100328362 - Backlight apparatus, light guide plate, and display apparatus applying the same: A backlight apparatus, a light guide plate, and a display apparatus applying the same are provided. A backlight apparatus includes a light guide plate (LGP) on which a plurality of grooves are formed to cut off movement of light, and a light emitting unit which emits the light onto the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100328355 - Display device: A display device is provided with a plurality of cold cathode tubes (light sources) (16a, 16b) according to the number of information display images that are simultaneously displayable in a plurality of display directions from a display surface, and a control section (4) for controlling the drive of the cold... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100328361 - Display device and display method: According to one embodiment, a display device includes a brightness controller and a display module. The brightness controller is configured to be capable of controlling a brightness of a backlight, which is configured to light sources, in units of a predetermined area corresponding to at least one light source, and... Agent: Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20100328366 - Display device and display method: A display device is provided which displays images by emitting light when a reference voltage is applied to pixels. An average picture level calculation unit of a reference voltage calculation unit in a rectangular wave driving unit of a TFT substrate calculates the value of average picture level, and a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100328359 - Display device, picture signal processing method, and program: Provided is a display device including a display unit having luminescence elements that individually becomes luminous depending on a current amount. The luminescence elements are arranged in a matrix pattern. The display device comprises a luminescence amount regulator for setting a reference duty for regulating a luminescence amount per unit... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100328357 - Drive circuit, liquid crystal display device, and method for controlling output voltage: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention is a drive circuit for controlling an output voltage of display data supplied to a liquid crystal display panel includes a hold circuit that holds a gradient of the display data, a bit detection circuit that compares the gradient of the display data... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100328358 - Driver circuit: A driver circuit according to the present invention includes a grayscale circuit, an amplifier circuit, a comparison circuit, and a sampling timing adjusting circuit. The grayscale circuit generates a grayscale voltage from grayscale data. The amplifier circuit generates a video output from the grayscale voltage. The comparison circuit compares the... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100328363 - Information processing apparatus and method for controlling luminance: An information processing apparatus includes: a display device having a display screen being divided into a plurality of divisional areas, each of which being controlled to have individual luminance; a target area determining module configured to determine, as a target area, a group of divisional areas to which a drawing... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100328360 - Liquid crystal display apparatus and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display apparatus includes color filters, a display signal voltage application circuit, a common voltage application circuit, and a polarity inversion circuit. Each color filter corresponds to one of sub-pixels arranged two-dimensionally in a display section. The display signal voltage application circuit applies a display signal voltage to... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20100328364 - Method of driving light emitting device, light emitting device and electronic apparatus: A method of driving a light emitting device in a first light emitting period, supplying electric charge to the light emitting element of a target pixel circuit of the plurality of pixel circuits. In this case, the electric charge has been generated by supplying the gradation potential to the signal... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100328369 - Multi-gradation drive circuit, driving method, and display device of cholesteric liquid crystal panel: A multi-gradation drive circuit that drives a cholesteric liquid crystal panel in a plurality of drive phases in different drive cycles, includes: a current upper limit control circuit that calculates an upper limit of a supply current of a liquid crystal drive power source and outputs an upper limit control... Agent: Greer, Burns & Crain

20100328367 - Pixel driving circuit for a display device and a driving method thereof: A pixel driving circuit for a display device in which a plurality of gate lines and data lines are arranged. The pixel circuit is disposed at an intersection between the gate lines and data lines, and includes at least two light emitting elements for emitting certain colors within a certain... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100328356 - Rendering multispectral images on reflective displays: Image display which accesses an image containing multispectral data and a spectral device model for a reflective display. The reflective display renders the image by modulation of an ambient illuminant and is driven by color primary signals for corresponding color primaries. A spectral power distribution of a direct irradiance of... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328365 - Semiconductor device: A display apparatus includes: a light emitting element, a source which supplies a current to the light emitting element from a drain; a capacitor one end of which is connected to a gate of the transistor; a gate voltage setting circuit detachably connected to the gate of the transistor, the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100328368 - Three dimensional display system and its display control method: A 3-D display system and relevant display control method, consisting of linear display units vertically arranged in a 2-D plane or cylindrical columns to form a 3-D display matrix, and a display control system that acquires corresponding display data through computer image processing and outputs the display data to control... Agent: Hasse & Nesbitt LLC

20100328370 - Light emitting element drive apparatus, planar illumination apparatus, and liquid crystal display apparatus: A light emitting element drive apparatus that drives light emitting elements reduces power loss caused by variability between forward voltage drops of the light emitting elements. A plurality of voltage applying sections (1, 32 and 33; and 2, 34 and 35) generate application voltages based on a detection voltage determined... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

  
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20100321276 - Display unit, method of display and recording medium for this method: This display unit comprises screens (4, 6, 8, 10) positioned in parallel to a plane of display between a retracted position in which at least two screens overlap to reduce a cumulated display surface and a fully deployed position in which the overlapping of the screens is reduced or eliminated... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20100321275 - Multiple display computing device with position-based operating modes: Described is a multiple display computing device, including technology for automatically selecting among various operating modes so as to display content on the displays based upon their relative positions. For example concave modes correspond to inwardly facing viewing surfaces of both displays, such as for viewing private content from a... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100321277 - Hmd system and display method for an hmd system: An HMD system including an image data module, which includes an enabling unit and a data unit, as well as a display module that can be mounted on the head of a user and is connected to the image data module via a bidirectional communication channel. The enabling unit transmits... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20100321278 - Panel for a display and electronic device using same: A panel for a display comprises a transparent substrate, a first light transmission enhancing coating formed on one surface of the substrate, a second light transmission enhancing coating formed on the other surface of the substrate, and a metallic coating formed on the second light transmission enhancing coating. An electronic... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100321280 - Display: A display having a display plane comprising individual pixel elements is proposed. The display can be controlled pixel by pixel by way of an array comprising control elements, with a sensor plane comprising individual photo diodes, which can be read out line by line by way of a readout circuit,... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100321279 - Transistor, electronic device including a transistor and methods of manufacturing the same: Disclosed are a transistor, an electronic device and methods of manufacturing the same, the transistor including a photo relaxation layer between a channel layer and a gate insulating layer in order to suppress characteristic variations of the transistor due to light. The photo relaxation layer may be a layer of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100321281 - El display device and electronic device: In an EL display device in which color purity of each of red, blue and green is different, the EL display device displaying an image of a desired balance of red, blue and green is provided. A video signal supplied to each EL element is gamma (γ)-corrected by a correction... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100321282 - Display module: A display module including a first circuit board, a display panel and at least a die is disclosed. The display panel is disposed on the first circuit board and electrically connected to the first circuit board through a bonding wire. The die is disposed on the first circuit board and... Agent: J C Patents

20100321283 - Liquid crystal display device and manufacturing method for same: A liquid crystal display device with a higher aperture ratio is provided. According to one embodiment of the present invention, second color filters are formed so as to overlap with first color filters when adjacent color filters having different colors are formed on the TFT substrate side, so that the... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100321285 - Method for back light control and apparatus thereof: A method for backlight control includes: receiving a display synchronization signal; generating a backlight control signal according to the display synchronization signal; and driving a backlight source according to the backlight control signal. An apparatus for backlight control includes: a signal receiving circuit, for receiving a display synchronization signal; a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100321284 - System, method and computer-readable medium for displaying light radiation: A system suitable for backlighting is provided. The system comprises a monitor unit configured to monitor an information signal, and to generate a first signal based at least partly on the information comprised in the information signal, a control unit configured to control properties of light radiation emitted from at... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100321287 - Interface unit for game machine and game machine: An interface unit 4 for a game machine 1 includes a monitor 10 having a single display surface 10a, and an input module 11 serving as an input device overlaid on the display surface 10a, wherein a plurality of push button panels 16, each of which has a panel main... Agent: Edwards Angell Palmer & Dodge LLP

20100321289 - Mobile device having proximity sensor and gesture based user interface method thereof: A mobile device has a proximity sensor and a user interface based on a user's gesture detected using the proximity sensor. The gesture-based user interface method includes enabling proximity sensing through the proximity sensor, detecting a specific gesture through the proximity sensing, analyzing a pattern of the specific gesture, and... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100321286 - Motion sensitive input control: A motion sensitive input control configured to prevent unintended input caused by inadvertent movement of a computing device. In one embodiment, unintended input can be prevented by disregarding an input event if a change in motion of the computing device is detected simultaneously with or immediately prior to the detected... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20100321288 - Position input device and computer system: A position input device is provided in which signals are transmitted from a position indicator, and signals transmitted from the position indicator are received by a position detector device. According to certain embodiments, an electrical double-layer capacitor, a charging circuit which charges the electrical double-layer capacitor, and a power transmission... Agent: Berenato & White, LLC

20100321290 - Apparatus and method for tracking the location of a pointing element in a cropped video field: In a sequence of video fields having a foreground component and a background component, an apparatus for tracking a pointing device in use by a foreground subject which device is the leftmost or rightmost object within the foreground component is described. The apparatus includes means for determining the boundaries of... Agent: Boyle Fredrickson S.c.

20100321292 - Electronic device and operating method thereof: An electronic device and an operating method thereof are provided, wherein the electronic device includes a first infrared sensor and a display unit for displaying a frame. In the present operating method, an individual operation is defined for the first infrared sensor, wherein the individual operation is to turn the... Agent: J C Patents

20100321291 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, and handheld apparatus: A 3-dimensional operation input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, a control method, and a handheld apparatus are provided with which planar operations are possible without an increase in the number of components. An input apparatus includes an angular velocity sensor unit and an acceleration sensor. A threshold value... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100321293 - Command generation method and computer using the same: A command generation method is suitable for a computer. First, a human body image is captured by an image capturing device in a two-dimensional image form. Then, the shape of the human body image is determined in two-dimensional image recognition for obtaining a determined result. A command is generated according... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100321294 - Stretch objects: There is disclosed an interactive display system comprising an interactive surface for displaying an image and for receiving inputs from remote devices, the system being adapted to detect the presence of at least two remote devices proximate the interactive surface.... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100321295 - Integration type remote control device and its wireless manipulation method: This invention relates to an integration type remote control device and its wireless manipulation method. The remote control is essentially provided with a keyboard input interface and a mouse control knob, and a microprocessor in its interior is connected to a wireless transmission module, an acceleration sensing element for sensing... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100321296 - Method and system for secure password/pin input via mouse scroll wheel: A method and system for inputting a character string using a handheld input device, such as a mouse wheel or touchpad. Signals are grouped depending on a change in direction, depressing the mouse button as an interrupt, holding a mouse button down, etc., and the groupings are translated into symbols.... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20100321297 - System, device, and method for extending a stroke of a computer pointing device: With respect to a system, device, and method for moving a graphical object, a computer system may include a display device, a processor configured to control movement of a graphical object in the display device, and an input device that includes a sensor for sensing movement of the input device... Agent: Aaron Grunberger

20100321298 - Keyboard and touchpad combination: A keyboard and touchpad combination for a computer in one embodiment includes a hollow frame; a touchpad fitted in frame; a character membrane comprising printed characters; a rubber keyboard comprising raised top keys and guide stems each extending downward from the key; a brace board for positioning the rubber keyboard... Agent: G. Link Co., Ltd.

20100321300 - Keyboard layout: A unique keyboard configuration and a keyboard form factor are provided. The keyboard configuration is formed from several keys arranged in a substantially handprint configuration on a housing. Each key is assigned more than one letter input. To actuate any one of the letter inputs assigned to a key, only... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20100321299 - System and method for key layout aware spell check: A system and method are provided for providing one or more prioritized alternative strings for a target string in a text typed on a keyboard. The method comprises: for each key on the keyboard, maintaining an adjacency mapping to each adjacent key; receiving the target string; determining whether the target... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100321301 - Systems and methods for implementing pressure sensitive keyboards: Systems and methods for implementing pressure sensitive keys to produce digital signals that emulate actuation of conventional “momentary on” digital keys of a conventional keyboard. The pressure sensitive keys may be implemented to generate an alternating open/short digital signal representative of the amount of pressure applied to a given key... Agent: O'keefe, Egan, Peterman & Enders LLP

20100321302 - System and method for non-roman text input: An electronic device for non-Roman text input, the device comprising: a non-Roman text input module resident in the memory for execution by the microprocessor, the non-Roman text input module being configured to: provide a non-Roman text input interface for display on the output device, the interface being adapted for non-Roman... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100321322 - Apparatus and method for touch input in portable terminal: An apparatus and method for setting a control command in response to a touch area and controlling an application in a portable terminal through a simple touch input is provided. The apparatus includes a control command determination unit and a control unit. The control command determination unit detects a control... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100321310 - Brightness controllable electroluminescence device with tactile sensor sensing intensity of force or intensity of pressure, flat panel display having the same, mobile terminal keypad having the same and method of operating the same: Disclosed herein is an electroluminescence device capable of controlling the brightness thereof based on the intensity of force or the intensity of pressure. The electroluminescence device includes a substrate at least a part of which is transparent; a first electrode formed on the bottom face of the substrate; an emission... Agent: Akerman Senterfitt

20100321307 - Display terminal with touch panel function and calibration method: In a state where an inappropriate calibration has been performed, adequacy of the calibration is checked with a touch to a display screen so as to resolve the inappropriate calibration state. The display terminal device includes a touch panel provided on the display screen, a touch panel driver which generates... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100321305 - Driving an oled display structure integrated with a touch sensor configuration: Briefly, in accordance with one embodiment, a method is provided of driving an OLED display structure integrated with a touch sensor configuration.... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20100321304 - Graphical authentication for a portable device and methods for use therewith: A portable device includes a touch screen that includes a display screen and that generates touch screen data in response to a user's interaction with the touch screen. A processor executes a security application for authenticating the user to the portable device that provides first display data to the touch... Agent: Garlick Harrison & Markison

20100321316 - Information processing apparatus, method for controlling display, and computer-readable recording medium: An information processing apparatus includes: an operation display unit that displays a display screen and detects detection information that changes in accordance with a user operation performed on the display screen; an operation determination unit that determines, in accordance with the detection information, whether an operation has been performed on... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100321318 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is provided in which a touch panel and a liquid crystal display panel are placed under a front window. A touch-panel flexible wiring substrate is connected to the touch panel, and a main flexible wiring substrate is connected to the liquid crystal display panel. The... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100321323 - Method and apparatus for reducing multi-touch input error in portable communication system: An apparatus and method for correcting a touch input error of a portable terminal are provided. The apparatus includes an icon position selector for arranging only one icon in one cell in a touch screen panel divided into a plurality of cells. Accordingly, the occurrence of a touch input error... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20100321319 - Method for displaying and updating a view of a graphical scene in response to commands via a touch-sensitive device: A man-machine interface using a touch-sensitive device as an interface to a computer device is presented, wherein simple gestures made by a user are interpreted by the computer device as commands to be performed in respect to at least a part of a virtual environment shown on the display. Each... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us) Attn: Patent Group

20100321306 - Method for operating a lighting control console during color selection: m

20100321312 - Method for processing touch signal in mobile terminal and mobile terminal using the same: A method for processing a touch signal in a mobile terminal and a mobile terminal using the same are disclosed, wherein the method comprises: detecting a shaking of a mobile terminal by using a mobile terminal shaking detection sensor within a predetermined time from a touched time while a touch... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100321317 - Methods for browsing image data and systems using the same: Methods for browsing image data and systems using the same are provided. First, all or a part of image data is browsed in a display unit. Each of the image data has attribute data. Then, one of the image data displayed in the display unit is determined, and the attribute... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100321313 - Pointer detection apparatus and pointer detection method: Disclosed herein is a pointer detection apparatus, including: a conductor pattern including a plurality of first conductors disposed in a first direction and a plurality of second conductors disposed in a second direction; a multi-frequency signal production circuit configured to produce a plurality of signals of different frequencies; a first... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100321314 - Pointer detection apparatus and pointer detection method: Disclosed herein is a pointer detection apparatus, including: a conductor pattern including a plurality of first conductors disposed in a first direction and a plurality of second conductors disposed in a second direction; a multi-frequency signal production circuit configured to produce a plurality of signals of different frequencies; a first... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100321315 - Pointer detection apparatus and pointer detection method: Disclosed herein is a pointer detection apparatus, including: a conductor pattern including a plurality of first conductors disposed in a first direction and a plurality of second conductors disposed in a second direction; a multi-frequency signal production circuit configured to produce a plurality of signals of different frequencies; a first... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100321303 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device that has a touch-sensitive display includes displaying a representation of a user-selectable feature on the touch-sensitive display, detecting the touch on the touch-sensitive display at a first location associated with the feature, and temporarily increasing a target area of the representation after... Agent: Research In Motion Attn: Glenda Wolfe

20100321321 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling a portable electronic device includes detecting a touch on a touch-sensitive display, adjusting a first threshold based on detected conditions during the touch, comparing a value related to the touch on the touch-sensitive display to the first threshold, and when the value related to touch meets... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20100321311 - System for displaying images: A system for displaying images including a touch display panel is provided. The touch display panel includes a first substrate. An electrode array is disposed on the first substrate, and the electrode array includes a first touch area. A first common electrode layer is disposed on the electrode array. A... Agent: Liu & Liu

20100321308 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a transparent substrate having a surface, a plurality of first touch sensor pads arrayed in a matrix on the surface, a plurality of second touch sensor pads arrayed in a matrix and staggered between the plurality of first touch sensor pads, a dielectric layer disposed upon... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100321320 - Touch panel with discharging function: The present invention relates to a touch panel with a discharging function, which comprises a scanning bus, a sensing bus, a control unit, and a discharging circuit. The scanning bus is used for scanning a touch frame. The sensing bus interleaves with the scanning bus, and senses at least a... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100321309 - Touch screen and touch module: A touch screen including a display, at least two touch units and a control unit is provided. The display has a displaying surface. The touch units are disposed beside the displaying surface. Each of the touch units includes a light source and an image sensor. The light source is adapted... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100321324 - Ultrasonograph: Disclosed is a technology that prevents a part of a touch panel-equipped display displaying an ultrasonic tomographic image from getting dirty with a fingerprint or scratch when using a drag operation to change the content of the ultrasonic tomographic image displayed on the touch panel-equipped display. According to this technology,... Agent: Pearne & Gordon LLP

20100321328 - Coordinates algorithm and position sensing system of touch panel: A position sensing system of a touch panel including a sensing unit and a decision unit is provided. When the touch panel is touched, the sensing unit obtains the sensing capacitances of p x-directional sensing lines and q y-directional sensing lines, wherein the sensing capacitances generated by these sensing lines... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100321338 - Digitizer system: An X-Y digitizer system is described for embedding within a host device, such as a tablet PC, a mobile telephone, a personal digital assistant or the like. The digitizer is configurable so that it can detect and track the position of different types of position indicator. The digitizer also includes... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100321326 - Direct connect single layer touch panel: A substantially transparent touch sensor panel having co-planar single-layer touch sensors and traces fabricated on a single side of a substrate for detecting single or multi-touch events. The touch sensor elements can be fabricated in columns and rows, with each sensor element in a row adjacent to a sensor element... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20100321337 - Method for detecting touch position: An exemplary method for detecting touch position includes the steps of: detecting a plurality of sensing points, obtaining at least one first signal and a plurality of second signals on the sensing points, wherein the at least one first signal each has an energy above a preset threshold, the second... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100321331 - Pointer detection apparatus and pointer detection method: A pointer detection apparatus includes a conductor pattern with first conductors disposed in a first direction and second conductors disposed in a second direction that crosses the first direction, and a code string signal production circuit for producing signals based on orthogonal code strings with phases different from each other... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100321332 - Pointer detection apparatus and pointer detection method: A pointer detection apparatus includes a conductor pattern with first conductors disposed in a first direction and second conductors disposed in a second direction that crosses the first direction, and a code string signal production circuit for producing signals based on orthogonal code strings with phases different from each other... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100321333 - Pointer detection apparatus and pointer detection method: A pointer detection apparatus includes a conductor pattern with first conductors disposed in a first direction and second conductors disposed in a second direction that crosses the first direction, and a code string signal production circuit for producing signals based on orthogonal code strings with phases different from each other... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100321334 - Pointer detection apparatus and pointer detection method: A pointer detection apparatus includes a conductor pattern with first conductors disposed in a first direction and second conductors disposed in a second direction that crosses the first direction, and a code string signal production circuit for producing signals based on orthogonal code strings with phases different from each other... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20100321325 - Touch and display panel antennas: Electronic devices such as computers and handheld devices are provided. The electronic devices may have electrical components such as touch pads and displays. The displays may be touch screen displays. The touch pads and touch screen displays may be formed from touch panels having touch sensors mounted to a planar... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20100321336 - Touch input device and touch sensor circuit: The invention discloses a touch input device and a touch sensor circuit. The touch input device includes a touch panel, a selection module and a differential detection module. The touch panel includes a plurality of capacitive nodes thereon. The selection module is electrically connected with the capacitive nodes of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100321330 - Touch panel and electronic device including the same: A touch panel which is used as an input device for an electronic device, etc., and an electronic device including the touch panel are provided. A touch panel includes a first substrate, and a second substrate spaced from the first substrate by a distance and having a contact surface. A... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321335 - Touch panel and electronic device including the same: A touch panel and an electronic device are provided. The touch panel includes a first substrate; a second substrate that is spaced apart from the first substrate by a gap and includes a contact surface; driving electrodes that are formed on each of the first substrate and the second substrate;... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321329 - Touch panel and touch panel type display device: The present invention is related to a touch panel comprising: a first base that includes a first resistance film; a second base that includes a second resistance film; a conductor that is electrically connected to at least one of the first resistance film and the second resistance film; and a... Agent: Dla Piper US LLP

20100321327 - Touch sensitive ips liquid crystal display: A touch sensitive in-plane switching (IPS) liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a liquid crystal layer, an active-matrix transistor layer with an electrode pair, a color filter substrate, and a sensing electrode layer. The sensing electrode layer may be disposed above or below the color filter substrate, and the sensing electrode... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100321339 - Diffractive optical touch input: A display apparatus includes a display having a pixelated display surface and an opposed surface, and a substantially planar light guide structure having a light emitting surface that is optically coupled to the opposed surface of the display. The light emitting surface of the light guide structure has an array... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100321343 - Optical touch apparatus and operating method thereof: An optical touch apparatus is disclosed. The optical touch apparatus comprises a light source emitting module, an optical module, a light sensing module, and a processing module. The optical module and the light sensing module are set around a surface of the optical touch apparatus. The light source emitting module... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec

20100321344 - Optical touch system and operating method thereof: An optical touch system is disclosed. The optical touch system comprises a panel apparatus and an optical touch apparatus. The panel apparatus includes a first position and a second position. The optical touch apparatus includes a light emitting module, a light path adjusting module, a light sensing module, and a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec

20100321342 - Optical touchpad device: An optical touchpad device includes an LCD display module having a light output surface for outputting a linearly polarized light, a sensor, and an image capturing module. The sensor is disposed in front of the light output surface, transparent, and of being anisotropy when a pressure is applied thereon; the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100321341 - Photo sensor, method of forming the same, and optical touch device: The present invention provides a photo sensor, a method of forming the photo sensor, and a related optical touch device. The photo sensor includes a first electrode, a second electrode, a first silicon-rich dielectric layer and a second silicon-rich dielectric layer. The first silicon-rich dielectric layer is disposed between the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100321340 - System and method of distinguishing multiple touch points: The invention discloses a method of distinguishing multiple touch points applied to an optical touch system which includes a panel for indicating a first touch point and a second touch point thereon and a camera unit for capturing an image relative to the first touch point and the second touch... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100321345 - Dual pen system: There is disclosed an interactive display system comprising an interactive surface for displaying an image and for receiving inputs from remote devices, the system being adapted to detect the presence of at least two remote devices proximate the interactive surface.... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100321351 - Display apparatus and method for displaying thereof: Provided is a display apparatus and method for displaying. The display apparatus includes: a control unit which controls a display unit to display a first graphic representing the display apparatus, a second graphic representing an external device, and a third graphic representing a connection status between the display apparatus and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321348 - Display device: An display device includes: a substrate; a display unit comprising subpixels positioned on the substrate; signal lines arranged on the substrate; turn-on circuits connected to the signal lines and turning on the subpixels in response to a turn-on signal supplied through the signal lines; and dummy circuits connected to the... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100321350 - Driving devices, display panels, display devices, and electronic systems: A driving device outputting a plurality of sequentially asserted driving signals is provided, including a shift register, a buffer unit, and switch circuits. The shift register includes shift registering units coupled in series. The shift registering units respectively generate shift registering signals which are sequentially asserted. The buffer unit receives... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100321346 - Electronic paper display device and method of driving the same: The present invention relates to an electronic paper display device and a method of driving the same. The electronic paper display device may include: an electronic paper panel that displays an image; and a vibration member that generates vibration of the electronic paper panel.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100321352 - Passive circuits for de-multiplexing display inputs: A display array which can reduce the row connections between the display and the driver circuit and methods of manufacturing and operating the same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a display device comprises an array of MEMS display elements and a plurality of voltage dividers coupled to the array and... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100321349 - Plasma display apparatus for preventing electromagnetic interference: A plasma display apparatus for preventing electromagnetic interference is provided. The plasma display apparatus includes: a first substrate and a second substrate which face each other with a predetermined gap therebetween, a plurality of X electrodes and a plurality of Y electrodes which are alternately arranged on the first substrate... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321347 - Plasma display panel and plasma display apparatus: A plasma display panel according to the present invention includes a front panel including a first electrode, a second electrode, and an upper dielectric layer covering the first and second electrodes, and a rear panel including a lower dielectric layer covering a third electrode. An interval between the first electrode... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100321353 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal layer between an upper substrate and a lower substrate, m×n liquid crystal cells arranged in a matrix format according to a crossing structure of m/2 data lines and 2n gate lines, and thin film transistors respectively... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100321354 - Audio and video reproduction apparatus having main board on which surface mount type connectors are mounted: Provided is a video and audio reproduction apparatus including a display unit; a speaker unit; a main board; and a power supply unit, and the main board includes a printed circuit board; a first connector area which is formed on a front side of the printed circuit board; a second... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321355 - Display panel including optical sensor, display device using the display panel and method for driving display panel including optical sensor: Provided are a display panel including an optical sensor that can correct output of an optical sensor according to a change in the environmental temperature, and a display device using the same. The display panel including an optical sensor has an active matrix substrate (100) having a pixel region (1)... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100321357 - Image sensor and image sensor integrated type active matrix type display device: To fabricate an active matrix type display device integrated with an image sensor at a low cost and without complicating process, an image sensor laminated with TFT and a light receiving unit is formed on a light receiving matrix, a display matrix is arranged with TFT and pixel electrodes on... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders, LLP Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP Welsh & Katz

20100321356 - Thin-film transistor, photodetector circuit including the same, and display device: A thin-film transistor (1) of the present invention which (i) is used in a path in which a current flows in a given single direction and (ii) has high-concentration impurity regions (3 and 4) which are provided on both sides of a channel region (5) has a low-concentration impurity region... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100321358 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display replaces the common electrodes of a conventional LCD with a plurality of switch electrodes. The plurality of switch electrodes is grouped into several switch electrode sets. Each of the switch electrode sets' potential is modulated by a different driving circuit. The driving circuits can also separately... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100321359 - Common voltage generating circuit of an lcd: A common voltage generating circuit of an LCD includes a first flip-flop, a capacitor, a resistor and a regulating circuit. The first flip-flop receives a data-loading signal from the LCD, for outputting a step signal. The step signal forms a waveform voltage through the capacitor and the resistor. The regulating... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100321360 - Differential signal receiving circuit and display apparatus: A differential signal receiving circuit includes: a first differential circuit of a plurality of depletion type transistors of a first conductive type and having a first output node and a second output node; and a second differential circuit of a plurality of enhancement type transistors of a second conductive type... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100321369 - Backlight device and display equipped with the device: The present invention provides a backlight device that can ensure the margin for design of the placement of a circuit board by simplifying the configuration of a lighting circuit of a lamp and reducing the size of the circuit board on which circuit components are mounted, and a display device... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100321366 - Display device and driving method of the same: An active matrix display device includes: pixels (PIX) each of which includes a plurality of subpixels (2A and 2B); and a single field-effect transistor (30) which (i) serves as a selection element (30), and (ii) carries out selection or non-selection with respect to each of the plurality of subpixels (2A... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100321367 - Display driver and threshold voltage measurement method: A display driver drives a display in which each pixel includes a light-emitting element, a transistor that supplies current to the light-emitting element, and a capacitor that controls the transistor. To determine the threshold voltage of the transistor, the display driver charges the capacitor to an initial voltage, then allows... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100321365 - Display panels: A display panel is provided and includes a display unit and a control unit. The display unit is coupled to a data line and a first scan line. In the display unit, a liquid crystal capacitor is coupled between a pixel electrode and a first common line, and a storage... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100321362 - Gamma voltage generator and source driver: A gamma voltage generator adapted in a source driver and a source driver adapted in a display panel are provided. The source driver comprises a DAC and a gamma voltage generator comprising a first and a second arithmetic circuit and a gamma voltage string. The first arithmetic circuit receives a... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100321363 - Plasma display panel driving device and plasma display: A plasma display panel driving device includes an electrode driving unit for generating a drive pulse to be applied to an electrode of a plasma display panel. The electrode driving unit has a plurality of switches. At least one of the plurality of switches is a switch device including a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100321361 - Source driver: A source driver includes a gamma voltage generator and a digital to analog converter. The gamma voltage generator generates a plurality of gamma voltages, in which the gamma voltage generator includes a gamma resistor string, a second resistor, a plurality of first switches and a second switch. The first resistors... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100321364 - Transflective liquid crystal display: A transflective liquid crystal display (TR LCD) including a display panel, a first reference voltage line and a second reference voltage line is disclosed. The display panel includes: a plurality of scan lines; a plurality of data lines, disposed substantially perpendicularly to the scan lines; a plurality of pixels arranged... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100321368 - Transflective liquid crystal display device: A transreflective liquid crystal display device includes an upper substrate (202) on which a color filter is disposed, a lower substrate (201) on which scanning lines and data lines are formed, a liquid crystal layer (206) sandwiched between the upper substrate (202) and the lower substrate (201) and a backlight... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100321372 - Display device and method for driving display: Each stage of first and second shift registers outputs a scan pulse by transferring a clock pulse of a clock signal supplied through a first clock input terminal. A first transistor is provided in at least one embodiment so as to connect and disconnect a scan signal line corresponding to... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100321370 - Display system and source driver thereof: A source driver includes a gamma voltage generator, in which the gamma voltage generator includes a first gamma resistor string and a second gamma resistor string. The first gamma resistor string receives a first gamma reference voltage and generates a plurality of first gamma voltages. The second gamma resistor string... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100321373 - Image display apparatus and method for controlling the same: In a method for controlling an image display apparatus provided with a display panel including electron emitting devices connected to scan wirings and modulation wirings and light emitting members for emitting light by irradiation with electrons, a modulation voltage pulse is generated such that its pulse width becomes longer than... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100321374 - Method and apparatus for reducing driver energy consumption: Method and apparatus for reducing driver energy consumption of drivers of a display device each supplied by an input codeword as e.g. for data drivers of a plasma display panel supplied by sequences of subfield data bits in form of a codeword comprising a predetermined number of bits are recommended,... Agent: Robert D. Shedd Thomson Licensing LLC

20100321371 - Method of driving plasma display panel, and plasma display apparatus: A method of driving a plasma display panel of the present invention, is a driving method of a display panel including plural display electrode pairs (24) each including a scan electrode (22) and a sustain electrode (23) extending along each other, plural data electrodes (32) crossing the plural display electrode... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100321375 - Information reproducing apparatus, information reproducing method, and program: An information reproducing apparatus includes: a reproduction controller which generates a stop period discerning signal for discerning a stop period in which output of an image signal to a display section is stopped and outputs the generated stop period discerning signal with the image signal; and a display controller which... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100321376 - Liquid crystal display device, and method and circuit for driving liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes a display section, an image signal drive circuit, a scan signal drive circuit, a common electrode potential control circuit, and a synchronous circuit. The display section has scan electrodes, image signal electrodes, a plurality of pixel electrodes arranged in a matrix, a plurality of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321378 - Computer method and apparatus providing interactive control and remote identity through in-world proxy: Computer method and apparatus render views of a computer generated virtual world to a remote viewer. The invention method and apparatus establish an avatar of a resident user as a proxy on behalf of the remote viewer. The computer node of the resident user exports proxy avatar views of the... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds

20100321380 - Image processing method and associated apparatus for rendering three-dimensional effect using two-dimensional image: An image processing method for rendering a three-dimensional by transforming a first quadrilateral image to a second quadrilateral image is provided, with at least one of the first and second quadrilateral images being a trapezoidal image. The image processing method includes providing the first quadrilateral image, generating coordinates of four... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100321381 - Image processing method and associated apparatus for rendering three-dimensional effect using two-dimensional image: An image processing apparatus is for rendering a three-dimensional (3D) effect by transforming a first quadrilateral image to a second quadrilateral image. The apparatus includes a target image determining unit, a block determining unit and a graphic unit. The target image determining unit generates an outline associated with the second... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20100321383 - Method for simulating operation of object and apparatus for the same: An image processing apparatus comprises a simulation unit which performs a simulation of operation of an object and a display unit which generates based on a result of the simulation an image in which a virtual object is operating and displays the image. The apparatus further comprises a calculating unit... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100321384 - Method, arrangement and computer program for visualising a biochemical pathway: The present invention relates to a method of visualising a biochemical pathway, wherein said pathway represents a plurality of reaction stages linked by reaction steps. Said reaction stages are represented by nodes of said pathway. Said reaction steps are represented by links in between said nodes of said pathway. Node... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer

20100321379 - Server for providing three-dimensional contents and method thereof, and terminal for three-dimensional display: The present invention relates to a 3D contents providing service. A 3D contents providing server includes a 3D contents providing request receiver for receiving a 3D contents providing request through a communication network, a subscriber manager for checking a communication terminal to which the 3D contents will be provided when... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100321382 - System and method for injection of mapping functions: A method and system for improving display quality by injecting a portion of computer code into an existing compositor, using the portion of computer code to apply a mapping function to a first digital image, and forming a second digital image based upon the first digital image as adapted by... Agent: Loginov & Associates, PLLC

20100321377 - System and method for integrating multiple virtual rendering systems to provide an augmented reality: There is provided a system and method for integrating multiple virtual rendering systems to provide an augmented reality. There is provided a method for integrating multiple virtual rendering systems for outputting a composite render to a display, comprising obtaining a first environment data from a first virtual rendering system using... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20100321385 - Three-dimensional immersive system for representing an automation control environment: A computer-implemented system for representing a production environment comprises a modeling module that creates a three-dimensional model of at least a portion of a production environment. The system also includes a view module that renders a graphical depiction of at least a portion of the three-dimensional model from a reference... Agent: Rockwell Automation For Turocy & Watson LLP

20100321386 - Indirect binding with segmented thin layers to provide shape-preserving deformations in computer animation: A method for use in deformation of an object. The method includes providing a high-resolution model of the object and providing a control cage for the model that includes control faces each defined by control vertices. The method includes generating a thin-layer segment for each of the control faces including... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100321387 - Viewing three dimensional digital slides: Systems and methods for retrieving, manipulating, and viewing 3D image objects from 3D virtual microscope slide images (“3D digital slides”) are provided. An image library module provides access to the imagery data in a 3D digital slide and constructs 3D image objects that are coextensive with the 3D digital slide... Agent: Pattric J. Rawlins / Aperio Technologies, Inc. Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch, LLP

20100321390 - Method and apparatus for automatic transformation of three-dimensional video: A method of transforming a 3D video format of a 3D video, the method including receiving a video sequence comprising 3D video that includes left-viewpoint video and right-viewpoint video; estimating at least one of disparity information between the left-viewpoint video and the right-viewpoint video and correlation information between neighboring pixel... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100321389 - System and method for rendering in accordance with location of virtual objects in real-time: There is provided a system and method for rendering in accordance with location of virtual objects in real-time. There is provided a method for persistent association of a graphic overlay with a virtual object in a displayable environment, comprising receiving a first three-dimensional coordinate of the virtual object in the... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20100321388 - Temporal parallax induced display: A temporal parallax induced display includes the presentation of different views of a scene. The system likewise uses a model of the human visual system to modify the image to reduce the rocking artifacts.... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20100321391 - Composing shapes and data series in geometries: A renderable geometry the may be populated with shapes and data series. The geometry defines a set of dimensions to be applied to the shapes. The geometry further defines and enforces a construction of the shapes around the set of dimensions, and applies the data series to the plurality of... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100321392 - Device and method for displaying symbols on a matrix screen: The invention relates to a device and a method for displaying symbols on a matrix screen. The device includes means (11) for storing several static areas (2, 3) of the screen (1) and several symbols (4, 5) to be displayed in each area (2, 3), an area table (12) defining... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100321393 - Font data streaming: Provided is a method for font data streaming for time-based video/audio presentations where content is transmitted in small increments and transmission continues while a previously transmitted portion is viewed or played. Different subsets of characters of the same font are assembled together on a device and previously sent characters are... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (bo)

20100321394 - Information processing device, image display device, and information processing method: An information processing device includes: a first processing unit which asserts a first chip select signal or a second chip select signal in accordance with an address space to access; and a second processing unit accessible by the first processing unit by a first access method or a second access... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100321395 - Display simulation system and method: A display simulation system is provided having a flexible design for emulating and/or supporting any number of display types and/or display standards. The display simulation system may include one or more reference drivers that include a virtual graphics processing unit (GPU) and one or more virtual frame buffer drivers. In... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20100321396 - Methods and systems for automatically switching monitor scene modes: Systems and methods for automatically switching scene modes of a monitor may comprise processes and corresponding modules for sending a request to a driver to activate hardware modules of a graphics processing unit (GPU) based on a requirement of a launched application program and then recording identifiers of the activated... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Nvid

20100321397 - Shared virtual memory between a host and discrete graphics device in a computing system: In one embodiment, the present invention includes a device that has a device processor and a device memory. The device can couple to a host with a host processor and host memory. Both of the memories can have page tables to map virtual addresses to physical addresses of the corresponding... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20100321398 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device: A semiconductor integrated circuit device of the present invention connected to a memory in which display data for a display device is stored, and is adapted to read out the display data from the memory to transfer the same to the display device, the semiconductor integrated circuit device comprising: a... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20100321399 - Maps from sparse geospatial data tiles: Existing map solutions using tiled maps with geographic data in vector format typically has such a volume of data that not all geographic data can be stored in memory. A primary bottleneck for map rendering speed in such solutions is the time needed to load all data necessary for replacing... Agent: Potomac Patent Group PLLC

20100321400 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and computer program product: An image processing apparatus includes a color converting unit that converts input image data into image forming data used for image formation; and a control unit that controls the image formation by the image forming data, wherein the color converting unit converts each of a plurality of predetermined colors that... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100321401 - Systems and methods for combining images into a file using multiple color palettes: Image data systems and methods combine a plurality of images into a single multiple-palette image data file, or generate a selected image from the multiple-palette image data file. An exemplary embodiment receives first pixel information for a first pixel of a first image, the first pixel having a first color;... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham PLLC

20100321402 - Display update for a wireless display device: Embodiments of partial update for a wireless display device include providing an update information message identifying a location of the partial update and the changed image data. A display source identifies changes in image data stored in a frame buffer, generates an update information message to identify the location of... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100321403 - Electronic apparatus and display method in electronic apparatus: In an electronic device and its display method, which dissolves a feeling of wrongness given to users in the case where information displayed in the foreground image and its related information is displayed in the background image, thereby making it possible to reduce a burden imposed on users; when a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20100321404 - Method and device for displaying an x-ray image recorded in the course of mammography: In a method and apparatus for displaying an x-ray image acquired in a mammographic examination wherein the breast was compressed to a compression thickness, a breast area of the breast in an image area of the x-ray image is determined, and the glandular density of the breast area is determined... Agent: Schiff Hardin, LLP Patent Department

20100321405 - Method and system for dynamically arranging multiple product images in a preconfigured panel on an electronic display: Systems and methods that provide automated techniques for dynamically arranging a plurality of product images in a pre-configured panel on an electronic display, wherein the pre-configured panel comprises a static chrome area that must remain fully visible when displayed on the electronic display.... Agent: Vista Print Usa, Inc. Attn: Patent Counsel

20100321406 - Image processing device, image processing method and program: There is provided an image processing device including a map screen generation portion that, based on image pickup position information indicating a plurality of image pickup positions of moving images picked up, generates a map screen including a map on which a trajectory line indicating a movement trajectory of the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100321407 - Data-driven model implemented with spreadsheets: Visual items may each be constructed and placed in position using logic defined by a view component corresponding to each visual item, where that logic may depend on one or more values populated into parameter(s) of the view component. Some of those parameter values may correspond to known model parameter... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100321408 - Viewpoint compensation for curved display surfaces in projector-based display systems: Methods having corresponding apparatus and tangible computer-readable media comprise: generating a second image based on a first image and a viewpoint transform, wherein the viewpoint transform represents a mapping between pixel locations of the first image and coordinates of a model of a curved display surface; and generating a third... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20100321409 - Head mounted display, and image displaying method in head mounted display: Disclosed herein is A head mounted display including: (A) an eyeglasses frame-like frame to be mounted to an observer's head; (B) an image display device; (C) an image sensing device mounted to the frame; and (D) a correction section, wherein the image display device includes (B-1) an image generating device,... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100321410 - Systems, methods, and devices for manipulation of images on tiled displays: In accordance with some embodiments of the inventions, a display system is disclosed for manipulation of images on tiled displays. The display system can include at least one discrete display device and a control module configured to allow a user to move a graphical representation of an image to a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100321411 - Apparatus and method for scrolling a screen of a portable terminal having a touch screen: Provided is a method of scrolling a screen of a portable terminal having a touch screen. The method includes outputting a scrollable image; checking an entire scrolling amount of the image; measuring a drag-related variation when a drag is generated; calculating a scrolling rate based on the measured drag-related event... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100321414 - Display device: It is an object of the present invention to provide a display device that can improve the color reproductivity on a displayed image and improve the display quality. A liquid crystal display device (1) is provided with a backlight device (3) and a liquid crystal panel (2) configured to have... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100321417 - Display device and projection display device: The invention provides a display device, a direct-view display device, and a projection display device in which their apparent dynamic ranges are increased with less color change. The display device can include a light modulation device having a plurality of pixels for displaying an image according to an image signal,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100321415 - Display driving unit and method for using the same: A display driving unit used in a liquid crystal display (LCD) stores two γ curves. When the LCD displays images, the display driving unit determines the luminance of the image in a first sub-period for displaying the image according to the gray level of the image and the first γ... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100321419 - Driver for display panel: A driver for a display panel in which a plurality of light-emitting elements are arranged in a matrix, prevents false emission and/or destruction of the light-emitting elements from being caused when reset control is performed when scanning row lines included in the display panel. A cathode driver includes a plurality... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20100321418 - Illuminating device and display device: Provided is an illuminating device which is capable of suppressing occurrence of irregular color in illuminating light. The illuminating device is provided with a light source substrate (4) and light-emitting devices (7a) which are provided on the front surface of the light source substrate (4) and emit light wherein blue... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100321420 - Light emitting device and driving method of the same: The invention provides a light emitting device which can suppress the reduction of luminance in accordance with the light emission time and light emission at a high luminance. Moreover, the invention relates to a driving method which can suppress the reduction of luminance in accordance with the light emission time... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100321416 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal panel provided with plural gate lines to select a pixel and plural data lines to supply pixel data and a data driver dividing a single frame into plural fields and converting frame data into field data to supply the field data... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100321412 - System and method for driving a liquid crystal display: The invention describes a system and method for driving a display device that includes an array of pixels respectively coupled with a plurality of scanning lines along a first direction and a plurality of data lines along a second direction, each of the data lines being adapted to transmit a... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20100321413 - System and method for driving a liquid crystal display: The invention describes a system and method for driving a display device that includes an array of pixels respectively coupled with a plurality of scanning lines along a first direction and a plurality of data lines along a second direction, each of the data lines being adapted to transmit a... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20100321421 - Optical assembly, backlight unit including the same, and display apparatus including the backlight unit: An optical assembly includes a plurality of light sources emitting light in a first direction at a predetermined orientation angle, and a light guide panel having a light incident section and a light emitting section. The light incident section has a first surface to receive the light emitted from the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100321422 - Light emitting apparatus, method of driving light emitting apparatus, and electronic apparatus: Provided is a light emitting apparatus where each pixel circuit is provided with the reset transistor, which is disposed between the node of the pixel circuit and the first feed line corresponding to the adjacent pixel circuit in the second direction as viewed from the pixel circuit. In addition, in... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100321423 - Liquid crystal display control device: There is provided a liquid crystal display control device which can display pictures in a magnification mode by using only a memory having a low-speed access and a low storage capacity. When a video signal has intermediate resolution or less, the enlargement processing is performed by a frame memory, a... Agent: Brundidge & Stanger, P.C.

  
12/16/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100315315 - Optimal graphics panelization for mobile displays: A system and method for panelizing an image allows the image to be provided to a mobile device and viewed panel by panel in accordance with a panel sequence. The image is initially processed to locate panels within the image. An optimal panel size is then determined which may be,... Agent: Ian F. Burns & Associates

20100315316 - Image system, display device and eyeglasses device used in the same: An image system includes: a display device configured to display an image; and an eyeglasses device for viewing the image displayed by the display device, wherein the display device includes: a display portion configured to display in time series the image to be viewed through the eyeglasses device; a signal... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100315317 - Display device: A display device includes a substrate, a plurality of first signal lines, a plurality of second signal lines, and a plurality of first signal internal links. The first signal lines and the second signal lines are crossed and disposed in a display region of the substrate. The first signal internal... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100315318 - Top emission type organic electroluminescent display device and method of fabricating the same: An organic electroluminescent display (OELD) device includes a first substrate having a first unit pixel region including first and second pixel regions; first and second gate lines along a first direction; first and second data lines along a second direction; a switching TFT in the first pixel region; a driving... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100315319 - Display with pixel arrangement: A display, including a substrate having a display area including first and second non-overlapping pixel groups and a gutter located between the first and second pixel groups, the gutter having a dimension in a first direction separating the first and second pixel groups, and each pixel group includes a plurality... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100315320 - Light source device and display device: A light source device capable of suppressing generation of color unevenness, and a display device using the same are provided. The light source device 1 is provided with a plurality of excitation light sources 11 which are arranged at prescribed intervals D on a substrate 10 and emit blue light,... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100315321 - Liquid crystal display panel and method for driving pixels thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) panel and a method for driving pixels thereof are provided. The present invention uses a fixed voltage generated by a charge-sharing unit to perform charge-sharing with a second sub-pixel in a pixel, so as to make that the brightness of a second bright region corresponding... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100315322 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a gate driver, a control circuit and a charge-sharing circuit. The control circuit provides a charge-sharing signal according to the parasitic capacitances at a first output end and a second output end in the gate driver. The charge-sharing circuit generates a third clock signal and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100315323 - Backlight system: An adaptively controllable backlight system (1), having a plurality of individually controllable light-sources (3a-d) arranged on a backlight panel (2) to emit light in a direction substantially normal to the backlight panel (2). The backlight system (1) further comprises an outcoupling plate (5) arranged adjacent to the backlight panel (2),... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100315324 - Display device and method: Disclosed is an image display device and an image display method thereof that may generate a plurality of directional lights based on a number of views of an input image by using a variable scattering feature of a variable scattering layer included in a backlight unit, and may output a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100315325 - Light source unit and display apparatus including the same: A light source unit includes a light source which generates light and a light source driver which drives the light source and includes a driving integrated circuit and a resistance device. The driving integrated circuit includes an input terminal which receives an input voltage from an external source, converts the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100315326 - Electronic paper display whitespace utilization: A system for and method for electronic paper display device content formatting is presented. The system and method may include receiving an electronic request to format electronic paper display device content at an a network accessible device, determining remaining available display space on a page view of a electronic paper... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100315327 - Apparatus, methods and computer readable storage mediums for providing a user interface: Apparatus including a support configured to support a portable device; and a display coupled to the support and configured to receive and display a projected image, the projected image being generated by the portable device.... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100315330 - Control apparatus for complex input interface: The present disclosure relates to a user input apparatus for integrated processing of user inputs via various types of switches. In one aspect, the apparatus includes: an input port connected to either an electrical switch or a mechanical switch to receive a user input signal via the electrical switch or... Agent: Marger Johnson & Mccollom, P.C.

20100315331 - Display device and display control method thereof: This present disclosure provides a display device and display control method thereof. The display method used in an interactive display system which is made up of several display devices, the method includes: establishing an interactive display system; performing interactive display in the interactive display system; deletion the interactive display system... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100315328 - Integrated control system with multiple media sources and corresponding displays: Mechanisms are provided for efficiently manipulating devices such as computer systems, cameras, recorders, sensors, etc., referred to herein as media sources. The media sources are connected to a control computer over a network. Output such as video and other data output from the media sources are provided on a display... Agent: Weaver Austin Villeneuve & Sampson LLP

20100315329 - Wearable workspace: The present disclosure relates to a wearable workspace system which may include an input device and a head worn display coupled to a wearable computer. The input device may be configured to detect user input data wherein the user input data is provided by a user hands-free. The computer may... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC

20100315334 - Filtering apparatus and filtering method for adaptively adjusting filtering coefficient according to motion data and method and apparatus for processing motion data using the same: An apparatus which adaptively adjusts a filtering coefficient according to motion data and a method thereof are provided. The apparatus sets a filtering coefficient according to motion data, and performs low pass filtering on the motion data according to the set filtering coefficient. Accordingly, a cutoff frequency may be adaptively... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100315333 - Integrated wired/wireless virtual unit control apparatus: The present invention discloses an integrated wired/wireless virtual unit control apparatus comprising a MCU; a wired transmission module, to connect to the appliances and to receive the energies under wired conditions; a battery set, to receive and to store the energies from the interface; a finger control signal module, to... Agent: Chih Feng Yeh

20100315332 - Pointing device, display apparatus and pointing system, and location data generation method and display method using the same: A pointing device, a display apparatus and a pointing system, and a location data generation method and a display method using the same are provided. The pointing device includes a sensor that detects signals, a storage unit which stores a signal pattern and a controller which generates location data corresponding... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100315338 - Duplicate objects: There is disclosed an interactive display system comprising an interactive surface for displaying an image and for receiving inputs from remote devices, the system being adapted to detect the presence of at least two remote devices proximate the interactive surface.... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20100315337 - Optical capacitive thumb control with pressure sensor: A small sensor surface designed to control a smart phone or Mobile Internet Device (MID). The sensor surface may be mounted on the side of the proposed device in a position where a user's thumb or finger naturally falls when holding the device in his/her hand. The sensor surface is... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100315336 - Pointing device using proximity sensing: A pointing device using proximity sensing is described. In an embodiment, a pointing device comprises a movement sensor and a proximity sensor. The movement sensor generates a first data sequence relating to sensed movement of the pointing device relative to a surface. The proximity sensor generates a second data sequence... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100315335 - Pointing device with independently movable portions: A pointing device with independently movable portions is described. In an embodiment, a pointing device comprises a base unit and a satellite portion. The base unit is arranged to be located under a palm of a user's hand and be movable over a supporting surface. The satellite portion is arranged... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100315339 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, and handheld apparatus: An input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system including those apparatuses, and a control method therefor with which a user can feel a linearity between a movement of the input apparatus and that of a pointer and an accurate pointing operation is possible are provided. An MPU of an... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20100315342 - Mouse apparatus: A mouse apparatus includes a mouse body, at least one operation portion, a slide cover, and a switch portion. The mouse body includes a built-in battery. The operation portion is provided on the mouse body. The slide cover is movable with respect to the mouse body between a first position... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100315340 - Navigation device and methods thereof: A system that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, a computer mouse having a tracking device to navigate in a graphical user interface presented by a software application or control aspects thereof, a plurality of buttons, a scroll wheel, a display, a memory, and a controller... Agent: Steelseries Docket

20100315341 - Portable mouse: A portable mouse includes a base, a casing, an attractable element and a control module. The control module includes a keycap, a triggering element, a positioning element and a retractable mechanism. The keycap is exposed outside a surface of the casing. By depressing the keycap, the attractable element is protruded... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100315343 - Keyboard: A keyboard includes a base and a cover. The base receives a main circuit board therein, and the cover receives a flexible circuit board therein. The flexible circuit board is electrically coupled to the main circuit board and comprises of a plurality of touch areas located thereon. Each touch area... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100315344 - Handheld electronic device providing feedback to facilitate navigation and the entry of information, and associated method: A method of facilitating the input of information in a handheld electronic device having a plurality of input elements such as, without limitation, keys. The method includes receiving a signal indicating that a particular one of the input elements is being touched in a first manner, providing a feedback signal,... Agent: Ridout & Maybee LLP

20100315351 - user interface: The present invention relates to a user interface (1) which can be employed in household appliances such as cooking appliances, dishwashers, washing machines, refrigerators, and all appliances which make use of tablets (2), screens etc. with symbols thereon.... Agent: Venable, Campillo, Logan & Meaney, P.C.

20100315346 - Apparatus, method, computer program and user interface: An apparatus, method, computer program and user interface wherein the apparatus includes a touch sensitive display; and a controller; wherein the apparatus has a restricted mode of operation in which user access to at least some functions of the apparatus is prevented and the touch sensitive display is configured to... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100315356 - Contoured thumb touch sensor apparatus: Embodiments of an apparatus, system and method are described for implementing a contoured thumb touch sensor. An apparatus may comprise, for example, an input device configured on a side of an apparatus, the input device having a concave shape in a direction from a top of the apparatus to a... Agent: Kacvinsky Daisak PLLC

20100315368 - Controller, system and method for identifying a number of interactions with a computer input area: Disclosed is a method for identifying a number of interactions with a computer input area defined by at least first and second intersecting sets of detection paths. First, indications of which of the detection paths are affected by the interactions are received. Then, for each of the detection path sets,... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100315348 - Data entry-enhancing touch screen surface: Touch screen data entry accuracy can be improved utilizing a touch screen interface coupled with a computing device and a data entry-enhancing touch screen surface. The touch screen interface can include a sensory system that can be configured to detect input sensations predefined input areas displayed within a graphical user... Agent: Patents On Demand, P.A.-motorola

20100315354 - Electronic device of touch input type: A touch input-type electronic device is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the touch input-type electronic device includes a touchscreen panel, a base coupled to the touchscreen panel, and an actuator, in which the other end of the actuator is coupled to the base such that... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100315355 - Electronic device of touch input type: A touch input-type electronic device is disclosed. In accordance with an embodiment of the present invention, the touch input-type electronic device includes a touchscreen panel, an actuator, which vibrates the touchscreen panel, a guide unit, which supports both ends of the actuator, such that vibration of the actuator can be... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100315357 - Electronic pen for detecting touch location and method and apparatus for detecting touch location: An electronic pen for detecting a touch location on a display panel by detecting infrared rays generated by the display panel, the electronic pen including an infrared sensor that detects the infrared rays and generates a detection signal; an amplifying unit that amplifies the detection signal; a low pass filter... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100315353 - Flexible touch display apparatus: A flexible touch display apparatus includes a flexible substrate, a display unit, a flexible insulation layer and a touch sensor layer. The display unit is disposed on the flexible substrate, the flexible insulation layer is disposed on the display unit, and the touch sensor layer is formed on the flexible... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100315369 - Method and user interface for entering characters: A direction of movement indicated by an input device is detected when a start of a character entering function has been detected. The entered character is shown on the character area on a display, towards which character area the direction of movement indicated by the input device is proceeding. The... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20100315366 - Method for recognizing touch input in touch screen based device: A method for recognizing touch input in a touch screen based device is provided. The method for recognizing touch includes: checking a location of the touch input when a touch is inputted; checking a changed location of the touch when a location of the touch is changed; and recognizing that... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100315358 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A method of controlling a mobile terminal, the method including displaying, via a controller, at least one first function icon on a touchscreen of the mobile terminal, assigning, via the controller, a first input gesture to the displayed first function icon such that a first function corresponding to the first... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100315350 - Mouse pad having display: Systems for displaying an image on a mouse pad are disclosed. A system for displaying an image on a mouse pad may include a processor and a mouse pad. The mouse pad may include a top surface and an electric writeable medium. The top surface is a surface configured to... Agent: Pepper Hamilton LLP

20100315360 - Multi-touch input device: An exemplary multi-touch input device includes a stress sensing plate, a first polarizer, a infrared light module, a second polarizer, an infrared camera module, and a processor. The stress sensing plate has a touching surface, an internal stress is generated when an object touches the tress sensing plate. The infrared... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100315367 - Necktie with electronic display: Embodiments of the invention generally provide a wearable necktie to which is attached a video display 14. A central processing unit 16 within the device controls the images which are visible on display 14. The user may select digital representations of images, drawings, motion pictures or text and place these... Agent: Aaron Moy

20100315370 - Piezoelectric user interface: An apparatus includes a touchscreen keypad and one or more devices that generate a tactile response to a user of the apparatus when a key in the keypad is pressed. In order accomplish a simple construction requiring a minimum of space, the one or more devices that generate that tactile... Agent: Hollingsworth & Funk, LLC

20100315364 - Portable terminal: This portable terminal includes a control portion for transmitting a position of a touch panel portion directly or indirectly operated by one of the hands of the user to the other hand of the user by vibrating a portion, corresponding to the operated position of the touch panel portion, of... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20100315363 - Signal processing circuit for electrostatic capacity type touch sensor: There is offered a signal processing circuit for an electrostatic capacity type touch sensor which can improve the noise tolerance and adjust an offset in the output voltage. The signal processing circuit for the touch sensor is structured to include an alternating current power supply providing an excitation pad with... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100315352 - Storage medium storing information processing program and information processing apparatus: A computer readable storage medium storing an information processing program causes a computer to function as display control means, coordinate detecting means, and object selecting means. The display control means displays on a display device at least a portion of a virtual world in which a plurality of objects are... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100315365 - Storage medium storing pointing device input adjustment program, input adjustment apparatus and input adjustment method: A computer as an input adjustment apparatus includes a memory. This memory stores an input adjustment program. The computer is connected with a touch pad. When a user touches the touch pad with his/her finger, the computer is provided with touch coordinate data on a touched portion and a value... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100315345 - Tactile touch screen: A touchscreen including a touch sensitive layer wherein the user perceived surface roughness or friction coefficient is variable and dynamically controlled. The level of user perceived surface roughness or friction coefficient is related to the information that is displayed at the position at which an object touches the touch sensitive... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100315359 - Terminal and control method thereof: A mobile terminal includes a display unit for displaying an electronic book, a user interface for selecting a specific portion to be extracted from the electronic book, a controller for extracting the selected specific portion and copyright information related to the extracted specific portion, and a memory for storing the... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100315371 - Terminal device with display function: A terminal device with a display function enables only an operation of a desired operation key valid, and easily perform the invalidation operation. In response to switching to a predetermined function mode by manipulating a jog dial, an image in the switched function mode is displayed in a display surface,... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20100315347 - Touch input device: A touch input device includes a substrate, plural sensible conductive layers and plural first switch units. The substrate is provided with an upper surface, the sensible conductive layers are all configured on the upper surface and are arranged in columns and rows. The first switch units are configured on the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100315361 - Touch-point coordinate detecting method: A method for detecting touch-point coordinates includes: scanning a plurality of signal points in sequence to generate a plurality of original data including a plurality of original touch point data; performing a grouping algorithm for the original touch point data to group the original touch point data into a plurality... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100315362 - Touch-sensing liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display: A touch-sensing liquid crystal display (LCD) panel including an active device array substrate, an opposite substrate, and a liquid crystal layer disposed therebetween is provided. The active device array substrate includes a first substrate, a pixel array, a plurality of touch-sensing pads, and an electric field shielding layer. The pixel... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100315349 - Vehicle commander control switch, system and method: A vehicle commander control switch, system and method includes a touch pad having a touch surface for receiving touch input thereon. The touch surface has a first inner zone and a second outer zone disposed outwardly relative to the first inner zone. A touch pad signal generator detects the location... Agent: Rankin, Hill & Clark LLP

20100315374 - Display device and method of applying the same: A display device and a method of applying the same are introduced herein. A shielding layer is utilized to interpose between a transparent conductive layer of a touch element and a common electrode layer of a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel. With controlling variances of a first and a second... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20100315375 - Image display system and method for determining input position thereon: The present invention provides an image display system including a capacitive touch panel. The touch panel includes a plurality of groups of capacitor, and each group includes a number of capacitor modules. The touch panel also includes a processing circuit, a first scanning circuit, and a second scanning circuit. The... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100315373 - Single or multitouch-capable touchscreens or touchpads comprising an array of pressure sensors and the production of such sensors: A multitouch-capable touchscreen is realized in that a large number of pressure sensors are attached under a flexible surface and thus both the pressure distribution and also the deformation of the surface is measured. Local pressure maxima occur due to the flexibility of the surface material with associated deformation on... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100315372 - Touch coordinate calculation for a touch-sensitive interface: A touch sensitive interface includes a plurality of touch pads that can each register an impedance change indicating a contact. For each contact a plurality of touch pads is identified and within that plurality of associated touch pads one or more seed points is located. Each seed point possesses an... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100315376 - Control interface assemblies and vehicles including same: A control interface assembly includes a touch sensor panel, a laser assembly, first and second laser detectors, and a controller. The touch sensor panel includes a touch surface extending within a touch plane. The laser assembly emits first and second portions of laser light. At least one of the first... Agent: Ulmer & Berne, LLP Attn: Diane Bell

20100315379 - Display devices with integrated optical components for use in position detection: Displays, such as LCD displays, can include integrated optical components such as energy emitters, detectors, reflective material, etc. for position detection based on energy traveling over a touch surface. A display device comprising a panel can accommodate at least one optical component to direct light over the touch surface and/or... Agent: John S. Pratt, Esq Kilpatrick Stockton, LLP

20100315381 - Multi-touch sensing apparatus using rear view camera of array type: A multi-touch sensing apparatus using a rear view camera of an array type is provided. The multi-touch sensing apparatus may include a display panel to display an image, a sensing light source to emit light to sense a touch image which is generated by an object and displayed on a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100315380 - Optical touch apparatus and operating method thereof: An optical touch apparatus is disclosed. The optical touch apparatus comprises a light emitting module, a noise suppressing module, a light sensing module, and a processing module. The light emitting module emits at least one sensing beam, and the at least one sensing beam comprises a plurality of sensing rays.... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100315378 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display device with touch sensing function includes a display panel having a plurality of first and second electrodes, and third electrodes crossing the first and second electrodes, and first, second and third drivers adapted to drive the first, second and third electrodes in a plurality of subfields including... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100315377 - Touch panel: A touch panel is provided. The touch panel includes a plurality of pixels, wherein each pixel includes M*N sub-pixels, at least m sub-pixels each include at least one photo sensitive area and at least one effective display area, the other n sub-pixels each include only at least one effective display... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100315383 - Touch screen adopting an optical module system using linear infrared emitters: The optical modular touch screen of the present invention includes a linear infrared emitter 40 which is independently disposed at least three sides 20b, 20c, 20d of frame 20 of a rectangular image screen 10 so as to emit the infrared rays; an optical module 30 which is disposed at... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20100315382 - Touch-sensor-provided liquid crystal display device ( amended: The present invention relates to a touch-sensor-provided liquid crystal display device (10), the touch-sensor-provided liquid crystal display device (10) including a liquid crystal display panel (20) which includes a plurality of photo sensors (40) for detecting a touched position, and a backlight unit (90) provided on a backside of the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100315386 - Method for compensating position of pointing device and pointing device employing the same: A pointing device calculates a current position of the pointing device based on a point of time at which an incident signal is sensed, and compensates the current position based on a deviation of position of the pointing device which is calculated using the current position of the pointing device.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100315384 - Untethered active pen and a method for communicating with a capacitive sensing device using the untethered active pen: A method for communicating with a capacitive sensing device using an untethered active pen. The method includes capacitively receiving a capacitive sensing signal at a capacitive receiving unit of the untethered active pen. The capacitive sensing signal is output from the capacitive sensing device. In addition, the method includes determining... Agent: Synaptics C/o Wagner Blecher LLP

20100315385 - Writing device and image display apparatus: A writing device includes: a voltage application unit that applies a voltage to a display medium including a first display layer, second display layer and a photoconductive layer; a first obtaining unit that obtains image data showing an original image; a controller that controls the voltage application unit and the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100315390 - Apparatus for object presentations containing an electronic display system: The invention relates to an apparatus for object presentations by means of an electronic display system, such as a shelf with an integrated lighting system for illuminating objects positioned on a surface of the shelf in order to create appealing object presentations for example in shops, museums or homes. A... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100315389 - Devices and methods related to a display assembly including an antenna: Exemplary embodiments are directed to a display assembly. A display assembly may comprise a display unit and at least one antenna at least partially surrounding at least a portion of the display unit. The at least one antenna may be configured for at least one of receiving wireless power, transmitting... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100315387 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device has a panel having a plurality of scan electrodes, and a drive circuit having a circuit board including a scan IC for applying scan pulses to the scan electrodes. The drive circuit divides a group of odd-numbered scan electrodes and a group of even-numbered scan electrodes... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100315388 - Source driver and serial-to-parallel data converting method adapted in the source driver: A source driver receiving data from an external bus is provided. The source driver comprises: a plurality of internal buses; a serial-to-parallel unit, a shift register and a plurality of channels. The serial-to-parallel unit is for receiving the data from the external bus and converting the data into plural display... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20100315392 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device capable of reducing the number of printed circuit boards (PCBs) and the number of signal transmitters, and thus reducing manufacturing costs, is disclosed. The LCD device includes a liquid crystal panel having a display to display an image, a plurality of data drive integrated... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100315391 - Method of driving display element: Provided is a method of driving a display element in which color tone variation of white during repeated drive has been reduced. Also disclosed is a method of driving a display element in which an electrolyte comprising silver or a compound containing silver in a chemical structure thereof is contained... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20100315393 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device with improved heat dissipation performance of a driver integrated circuit is disclosed. In one embodiment, the plasma display device includes i) plasma display panel configured to display an image, iii) a printed circuit board assembly, iii) a flexible printed circuit configured to electrically connect the printed... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100315394 - Display apparatus: The present invention provides a display apparatus with image capturing function including optical sensors in its pixels, particularly a display apparatus capable of capturing an image while suppressing the power consumption. The display apparatus includes: optical sensors and sensor wirings provided in a pixel region of an active matrix substrate;... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100315395 - Image display method and apparatus: Disclosed is an image display method in an image processing apparatus, the method including the steps of: sequentially generating frame images according to each color in rotation in such a manner as to generate one frame image by extracting pixel data corresponding to one color among red (R), green (G),... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20100315397 - Display apparatus and method: A display apparatus includes: a video processor which performs calibration; a signal generator which generates a signal; and a controller which controls the signal generator to generate an analog signal corresponding to a predetermined direct current voltage when performing the calibration, and controls the video processor to convert the analog... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100315396 - Timing controller, display and charge sharing function controlling method thereof: A display, which includes a display panel, a timing controller, and a source driver is provided. The timing controller analyzes gray level distribution of a video data to obtain an analysis result. The source driver is coupled between the display panel and the timing controller for driving the display panel... Agent: J C Patents

20100315398 - Method and system for writing data to electromechanical display elements: Methods and devices for applying bias potentials of opposite polarities to columns of electromechanical display elements are described herein. The bias potentials may be applied such that a column and an adjacent column receive bias potentials of opposite polarity. The bias potentials may be applied such that a polarity of... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100315403 - Display device, method for driving the display device, and scan signal line driving circuit: A scan signal line driving circuit of at least one embodiment includes a plurality of stages which are aligned in a scanning direction, the scan signal line driving circuit receiving a first clock signal, a second clock signal, and a third clock signal, the first clock signal, the second clock... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100315402 - Display panel driving method, gate driver, and display apparatus: A method of driving a display panel in which a voltage polarity reverse cycle of a data signal is three or more scan periods, and multiple scan lines are driven by switching between a first and a second scan orders by a predetermined period. The method includes setting a display... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100315401 - Driver circuit structure and method for repairing the same: Disclosed is a driver circuit structure integrated in a display panel. The driver circuit structure includes a plurality of transistors and a backup transistor. After completing the driver circuit structure, the disclosure inspects it to find an inactive transistor. The inspection process first, isolates the electrical connection between the inactive... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100315399 - Flexible electronic device and method of manufacture: A flexible electronic device and method of manufacture are disclosed. According to one embodiment of the present invention, a flexible electronic device includes a front; a back; and a plurality of layers disposed between the front and the back. A plurality of components, including processor, a memory, a display, a... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20100315400 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display device includes a capacitor formed between the input terminal of an internal driving circuit and a LOG type signal line, which receive the start pulse signal. Therefore, the LCD device can stably drive its internal driving circuit, even though static electricity is generated on the LOG... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100315405 - Driving circuit for liquid crystal display device: A driving circuit for a liquid crystal display device of at least one embodiment of the present invention includes: a scanning signal line driving circuit turning on switching elements in each horizontal scanning period; a video signal line driving circuit outputting a video signal whose polarity is reversed in synchronization... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100315406 - Image data transfer to cascade-connected display panel drivers: A display device is provided with a display panel; first to n-th cascade-connected drivers (n being an integer of two or more); a controller transmitting compressed image data to the first driver. The i-th driver of the first to n-th drivers includes a drive circuitry driving the display panel; a... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100315404 - Method for driving plasma display device: In the method for driving a plasma display device, the plasma display panel are applied with voltage through the following process. In the first address period where an address discharge is generated on the scan electrodes that belong to the first scan electrode group, the third switching element is turned... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100315407 - Display control circuit: A display control circuit for a display includes a plurality of amplifiers connected to data lines of a display panel, the plurality of amplifiers being configured to apply a gray-scale voltage to the data lines when a bias current is supplied, and a control circuit that supplies a bias current... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20100315408 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel which displays an image in response to a gate signal and a data signal, a panel driving circuit which provides the gate signal and the data signal to the liquid crystal display panel in response to a control signal, a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100315409 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A driving method of a plasma display device according to an exemplary embodiment groups a plurality of address electrodes extending in a first direction into a plurality of groups, and logically divides each of the groups into a plurality of sub-groups. During a first period, a first pulse is sequentially... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100315416 - Computer implemented method and system for remote inspection of an industrial process: A computer implemented method for remote inspection of infrastructure of an industrial process in an installation for extraction, processing and/or production of materials. The process is supervised by a control system including one or more computers, and one or more computer display apparatus. At least one computer includes a graphic... Agent: Venable LLP

20100315411 - Computing transitions between captured driving runs: Various embodiments provide a global approach for computing transitions between captured runs through an intersection. In accordance with one or more embodiments, a transition algorithm receives as input various runs that have been captured through an intersection and an input path through the intersection. The transition algorithm processes its inputs... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100315414 - Display of 3-dimensional objects: A system for displaying 3-dimensional images is provided. The system comprises a monitor, a rendering module arranged to provide image data for display by the monitor, a point-of-view module for determining the position of a viewer relative to the monitor, wherein the output of said rendering module is dependent on... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20100315415 - Image processing device, method for processing image, information recording medium, and program: A storage unit (201) stores a shape, a position, and an orientation of real image objects situated in a three dimensional virtual space. It also stores a position of a view point, a direction of a sight line, and a position, an orientation, etc. of a virtual mirror plane which... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100315417 - Mobile terminal and display controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and display controlling method thereof are provided. The present invention includes determining a polyhedral shape to correspond to a number of display target objects, designating the number of display target objects to facets of a polyhedron having the determined polyhedral shape, displaying the polyhedron having the determined... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20100315412 - Piecewise planar reconstruction of three-dimensional scenes: Methods, systems, and computer-readable media for reconstruction a three-dimensional scene from a collection of two-dimensional images are provided. A computerized reconstruction system executes computer vision algorithms on the collection of two-dimensional images to identify candidate planes that are used to model visual characteristics of the environment depicted in the two-dimensional... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100315413 - Surface computer user interaction: Surface computer user interaction is described. In an embodiment, an image of a user's hand interacting with a user interface displayed on a surface layer of a surface computing device is captured. The image is used to render a corresponding representation of the hand. The representation is displayed in the... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100315410 - System and method for recovering three-dimensional particle systems from two-dimensional images: A system and method for recovering three-dimensional (3D) particle systems from two-dimensional (2D) images are provided. The system and method of the present invention provide for identifying a fuzzy object in a two-dimensional (2D) image; selecting a particle system from a plurality of predetermined particle systems, the selected particle system... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100315418 - Tabletop, mobile augmented reality system for personalization and cooperation, and interaction method using augmented reality: The present invention relates to a tabletop, mobile augmented reality system for personalization and cooperation and an interaction method using augmented reality. More particularly, the tabletop, mobile augmented reality system for personalization and cooperation according to the present invention adds a mobile interface for providing a personal user space to... Agent: Ampacc Law Group

20100315420 - Object loading and unloading system: An object loading and unloading system for loading and unloading objects in a graphically simulated virtual environment, or virtual world, is described. A world object manager manages multiple object loaders to load and unload objects as geographic cells move within and out of a loading radius of each loader based... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20100315419 - Systems and methods for estimating a parameter for a 3d model: The present invention estimates parameters for 3D models. Parameters may include, without limitation, surface topology, edge geometry, luminous or reflective characteristics, visual properties, characterization of noise in the signal, or other. A metric is estimated by quantifying a relationship between a received signal and a reference signal. The metric is... Agent: Brandon Baker

20100315423 - Apparatus and method for hybrid rendering: Disclosed is a hybrid and scalable rendering device and a method thereof. The hybrid and scalable rendering device may selectively apply at least one of rasterization rendering, a radiosity rendering, and a ray-tracing rendering, according to material properties of a target object for rendering, a distance between the target object... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100315421 - Generating fog effects in a simulated environment: A system and method for generating fog effects in a simulated environment. A fog color is selected using a the orientation of a virtual camera with respect to a three dimensional fog color map. Fog effects are generated based in part on the selected fog color.... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100315422 - Method and apparatus for surface contour mapping: The three dimensional surface shape of a specular reflective object can be determined by examining a captured image reflected from the object. Flat specular reflective surfaces, e.g. a mirror, provide an undistorted reflected image, while curved surfaces reflect a distorted image altered by the surface shape. By analyzing one or... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20100315424 - Computer graphic generation and display method and system: A computer-implemented method is provided for generating and transforming graphics related to an object. The method includes obtaining one or more images taken from different points of view of the object, and a surface of the object is placed with a plurality of external markers such that control points for... Agent: Anova Law Group, PLLC

20100315425 - Forms for completion with an electronic writing device: Embodiments include an article of manufacture, apparatus, device, system, computer-program product, and method. In an embodiment, an article of manufacture includes a display surface that includes a machine-distinguishable form identifier keyed to an electronic version of the form and at least two fields. Each field of the at least two... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100315426 - Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies in fantasy sports contest applications: Systems and methods for integrating graphic animation technologies with fantasy sports contest applications are provided. This invention enables a fantasy sports contest application to depict plays in various sporting events using graphic animation. The fantasy sports contest application may combine graphical representation of real-life elements such as, for example, player... Agent: Ropes & Gray LLP

20100315427 - Multiple graphics processing unit display synchronization 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; a component for synchronizing transmission of... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100315428 - Method for chaining image-processing functions on a simd processor: In a single-instruction-multiple-data (SIMD) processor having multiple lanes, and local memory dedicated to each lane, a method of processing an image IS disclosed. The method comprises mapping consecutive rasters of the image to consecutive lanes such that groups of consecutive rasters form image strips, and vertical stacks of strips comprise... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20100315429 - Visual display measurement and calibration systems and associated methods: The present disclosure is directed to visual display measurement and calibration systems and associated methods. A system in accordance with one embodiment includes, for example, a visual display measurement device configured to contact one or more selected regions of a visual display sign. The visual display measurement device includes a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100315430 - Screen data transmitting terminal, screen data receiving terminal, screen data transmission system, screen data transmitting program, screen data receiving program, screen data transmitting method and screen data receiving method: To provide a screen data transmitting terminal, screen data receiving terminal, screen data transmission system, screen data transmitting program, screen data receiving program, screen data transmitting method and screen data receiving method for enabling a screen displayed in a terminal on the transmission side to be reproduced in a terminal... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100315431 - Combining overlapping objects: A method of modifying drawing commands to be input to a rendering process is disclosed. The method detects a first glyph drawing command and detects a predetermined number of further glyph drawing commands proximate within a threshold of the first glyph drawing command. The predetermined number of proximate glyph drawing... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100315432 - Method for determining compound data of weather radars in an overlapping region of the monitoring regions of at least two weather radars: Method for determining combined data of weather radars (1) in an overlap region (2) of the observation regions of at least two weather radars (1), with polarimetric weather radars (1) being used as weather radars (1), and the measurements of the individual at least two polarimetric weather radars (1) being... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20100315433 - Mobile terminal, server device, community generation system, display control method, and program: There is provided a mobile terminal including a movement information acquisition section for acquiring movement information of a mobile terminal possessed by a user, a picked-up image acquisition section for acquiring a peripheral image of the mobile terminal, which is imaged by an imaging device, a transmission section for transmitting... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20100315434 - Authoritative display for critical systems: A system and method of rendering an authoritative image on a graphical display that is part of a critical system wherein image data is received from a source and the image data is stored in a storage module. The plurality of partial images are then generated from a subset of... Agent: Proskauer Rose LLP

20100315435 - System and method for instant message analytics of historical conversations in relation to present communication: Evaluating a delivered video using a marker. A marker can be generated to be superimposed and displayed on an evaluation range from coordinate values specifying the evaluation range input to evaluate the video and that adds the marker to the video and causing the video with the marker to be... Agent: Cuenot, Forsythe & Kim, LLC

20100315436 - Assembled display device and display frame control method and system: The present invention relates to an assembled display device and a display frame control method and system thereof. The assembled display device is installed in a computer system and at least comprises a display frame, which has a graphic controller for the output of image data to a plurality of... Agent: Roger H. Chu

20100315437 - Magnification engine: An improved graphics processing system and method are described for magnifying visual output information for printing, display, or other output. A graphics engine transforms display information so as to magnify one or more components or areas of an output image for display via output hardware such as a screen or... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100315438 - User interface methods providing continuous zoom functionality: Methods and devices provide an efficient user interface for providing continuous zoom or magnification of a displayed image on a computing device. A user may initiate a zoom-in or zoom-out function by tracing an ellipsoidal shape (e.g., a circle) using a user interface device, such as a touchscreen, touchpad or... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100315439 - Using motion detection to process pan and zoom functions on mobile computing devices: An arrangement on a mobile computing device wherein actual motion of the device can be employed to control, among other things, the panning, zooming, paging and scrolling of a graphic user interface. The user would need only use only one hand to hold the device and simultaneously undertake the aforementioned... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20100315440 - Adaptive viewing of remote documents on mobile devices: Embodiments of the invention provide adaptive viewing of a page on mobile electronic devices with a small screen size and/or limited connectivity. Embodiments of the invention enable a user to more easily and quickly download and view a page on a small display screen, such as a display screen of... Agent: Ference & Associates LLC

20100315448 - Apparatus and method for driving liquid crystal display device: An apparatus and method for driving an LCD device is provided. The apparatus for driving an LCD device comprises an image display unit that includes liquid crystal cells formed in each region defined by a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines. A data driver supplies analog... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20100315442 - Circuit configuration and method for controlling particularly segmented led background illumination: A circuit arrangement for controlling a segmented LED backlight in particular, comprises a generator (50) with a first input (10) to be supplied with a synchronizing signal (SYNC) that comprises image frequency information and/or line frequency information of a display unit, a second input (20) to be supplied with a... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100315449 - Compensation technique for color shift in displays: A system for maintaining a substantially constant display white point over an extended period of operation of a color display formed by an array of multiple pixels in which each of the pixels includes multiple subpixels having different colors, and each of the subpixels includes a light emissive device. The... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20100315445 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device. The display device includes: a backlight unit that is divided into a plurality of blocks and driven for each of the divided blocks and includes a plurality of optical assemblies; a display panel positioned on the top of the backlight unit; a controller... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100315446 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device. The display device includes: a backlight unit that is divided into a plurality of blocks and driven for each of the divided blocks and includes a plurality of optical assemblies; a display panel positioned on the top of the backlight unit; a controller... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100315447 - Image displaying apparatus and imaging apparatus: An image displaying apparatus includes a displaying section capable of performing a luminance adjustment, an image correcting section performing a luminance correction on each of a plurality of images at a time of a dynamic display continuously displaying the plurality of images on the displaying section at a constant interval,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100315441 - Light emitting device and driving method thereof: A light emitting device and a driving method thereof, and a method for reducing motion blur and flicker phenomena of a display is provided. A light emitting device for providing light to a display that displays images is provided. The device includes: a display unit that includes scan lines, column... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100315443 - Liquid crystal display device and method for driving liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device displays an image by using overshoot driving. In at least one embodiment, the liquid crystal display device includes: a temperature sensor measuring a surface temperature of a liquid crystal panel; a gradation conversion section performing a gradation value shift process of shifting inputted gradation values... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100315444 - Self-light- emitting display device, power consumption reduction method, and program: A self-light-emitting display device includes: a video analyzing section configured to extract a feature portion of video data based on a video signal of the video data to be displayed on an active matrix driven type self-light-emitting display module; a luminance distribution generating section configured to generate, based on the... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100315450 - System and method for adjusting a backlight level for a display on an electronic device: The disclosure provides a system and method for adjusting a backlight level for an image being displayed on an electronic device. The system comprises: a display for displaying an image to be backlit; memory storing a numeric representation of the image on a pixel-by-pixel basis; and a backlight adjustment module... Agent: Mccarthy Tetrault (research In Motion Matters)

  
12/09/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100309093 - Apparatus and method for single unit access display: A product display apparatus including a product supply module that includes a support frame and defines a storage area. A door assembly coupled to the support frame is structured to provide bulk access to the storage area in an open position and prevent bulk access to the storage area in... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20100309094 - Methos and apparatus for remote interaction using a partitioned display: In some embodiments, a processor-readable medium includes code representing instructions to cause a processor to perform a process. The code stored by the processor-readable medium includes code to cause the processor to allocate a portion of a display screen of a first device to be uniquely associated with a second... Agent: Mark Castleman

20100309095 - Electronic apparatus having dual displays: An electronic apparatus having dual displays includes a casing, a circuit board, an electronic-paper display and a non-electronic-paper display. The casing has a first side and a second side. The circuit board is disposed in the casing. The electronic-paper display is disposed on the first side of the casing and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100309096 - Display device and its display method: When a main display element is in an active mode, all of a plurality of unit display regions of a sub display element are switched to a transmitting portion for displaying display information of the main display element. When the main display element is in a sleep mode in which... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100309097 - Head mounted 3d display: A head mounted display (HMD) including a display screen attached to a housing and aligned to be in a line of sight of a first eye of a user, an optics module disposed in the housing, for generating an image and projecting a beam of the image on the display... Agent: Dekel Patent Ltd., David Klein

20100309098 - Image display apparatus using organic el device: Provided is an image display apparatus which achieves robustness of display characteristics (luminance and chromaticity) with respect to a film thickness unevenness, and in which an arbitrary one of pixels includes pixel groups (A and B) which have two characteristics and have a combination of film thicknesses in which: one... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309099 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes an image processing unit and a display unit. The image processing unit applies image processing algorithms to an input video signal to generate a corrected input video signal and includes an input for a regional information signal, the regional information signal including information regarding coordinates representing... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20100309101 - Display device and manufacturing method therefor: A display device includes: a substrate; a pair of partition walls above the substrate; a light-emitting portion above the substrate that includes a first electrode, a second electrode, and a light-emitting layer located between the first electrode and the second electrode, the second electrode and the light-emitting layer located between... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100309100 - Display device with parallel data distribution: A display device responsive to a controller, including a substrate having a display area; a two-dimensional array of pixels formed on the substrate in the display area, each pixel comprising an optical element and a driving circuit for controlling the optical element in response to selected pixel information; a two-dimensional... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20100309102 - Display apparatus and control method thereof: A display apparatus including a light emitting body to improve external appearance thereof. The light emitting body is disposed inside a bezel to emit light. The bezel has a reflective surface to reflect light emitted from the light emitting body in front of the display apparatus. The bezel also has... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20100309103 - Methods and devices for lighting displays: Various devices and methods of lighting a display are disclosed. In one embodiment, for example, a display device includes a transmissive display configured to be illuminated through a back surface and a reflective display configured to be illuminated through a front surface. A light source is disposed with respect to... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100309106 - Display device and television receiver apparatus: In a display device 10 according to the present invention, a display panel 11 and an optical sheet 15 are adjacent to each other without any other members therebetween. A chassis 14 housing a light source 17 has a sheet supporting portion 21b for supporting the optical sheet 15 at... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100309105 - Displaying useful information on a display element: For displaying useful information (25) on a display element (21) of a terminal device (20), display data comprising useful information (25) are displayed (S2) on the display element (21), and light signals (18) are emitted (S3) to the display element (21) by a light signal unit (12) of a portable... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100309104 - Presentation assembly and asynchronous presentation method thereof: A presentation assembly for displaying data from a data source includes a liquid crystal display, a projection lens, and a projecting unit. The liquid crystal display includes a panel configured for displaying a graphical user interface, and a frame fitted to the liquid crystal display. The projection lens is mounted... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100309107 - Display device: It is an object of the present invention to provide a liquid crystal display device with high color reproduction ability even when an area active backlight is driven. A liquid crystal display device (1) of the present invention drives a liquid crystal panel (2) and a backlight device (3), respectively,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100309108 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes: a drive circuit; and a plurality of divided display sections which are arranged parallel to each other in a predetermined direction. Each divided display section includes: a plurality of scanning lines which are arranged parallel to each other in the predetermined direction; a plurality... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100309109 - Local dimming method and display apparatus using the same: A local dimming method and a display apparatus applying the local dimming method are provided. The display apparatus includes light source groups arranged in an edge thereof, and adjusts light output of the light source groups which irradiate light based on a luminance of an area of a video to... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100309110 - Plane-like lighting units and display equipment provided therewith: A light unit which includes a plurality of light-emitting diode (LED) light sources arranged in parallel, a light-guiding member arranged on said LED light sources, a light reflecting part for reflecting light from said LED light sources forward, a light diffusion part for outgoing light from the surface of said... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100309112 - Color display materials and related methods and devices: Pixel devices, comprising ink particles differing in electrical charge, mass and/or shape contained within a fluidic structure, and related arrays methods and systems.... Agent: Steinfl & Bruno

20100309111 - Electrophoretic display panel: An electrophoretic display panel includes a first substrate and an electrophoretic layer disposed on the first substrate. The first substrate includes a plurality of pixel areas. Each of the pixel areas has a first electrode and a second electrode formed therein. The first electrode is electrically insulated with the second... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100309116 - Character input device: The present invention relates to a character input device. The character input device includes a base. An input unit is provided on the base and independently performs first directional input in which the input unit moves from a reference location to one of first direction indication locations arranged radially around... Agent: LexyoumeIPGroup, PLLC

20100309114 - Data input device: A finger worn device is provided. The device includes individual ergonomic box elements, shaped to fit the individual fingers of the hand, and interactive surfaces on the sides of the box elements for tactile data input by the thumb. The unique locations of the interactive surfaces upon the box elements... Agent: Kevin Theodore Johnson

20100309115 - Drawing assist device, drawing assist program, and drawing assist method: Provided is a drawing assist device and the like which assists a drawing operation while improving efficiency thereof. According to the drawing assist device of the present invention, whether or not a first factor of an element defined according to a positional trajectory of a pointer moved by an agent... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100309117 - Inclination calculation apparatus and inclination calculation program, and game apparatus and game program: An inclination calculation apparatus sequentially calculates an inclination of an input device operable in terms of a posture thereof. The input device includes acceleration detection means and imaging means. The inclination calculation apparatus sequentially calculates first inclination information representing an inclination of the input device from positions of two imaging... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20100309113 - Mobile virtual desktop: A device includes a display screen a processor to render a display of a portion of a logical image on the screen. The logical image is larger than that which can be displayed on the display screen of the device. As the device is maneuvered through space, different portions of... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20100309123 - Control device, input device, control system, handheld device, and control method: A control device includes: a receiver for receiving first information regarding the movement of a casing, and second information regarding whether to reflect the first information on the movement of coordinate values; a storage unit for storing a whole-screen region including a real-screen region, and a virtual-screen region set around... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100309120 - Display apparatus and method: A display apparatus includes a display panel which include a plurality of areas; a communication unit which receive information about brightness sensed by a pointing device; a backlight unit which includes a plurality of light sources; and a controller which controls the backlight unit to change the brightness of the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20100309121 - Electonic apparatus with deviation correction of cursor position: An electronic apparatus with deviation correction of cursor position is disclosed. The electronic apparatus with deviation correction of cursor position is configured between a wireless pointing device and a host for controlling the screen cursor by means of receiving a movement data from an inertial sensor and a display data... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100309119 - Image display device and operation method thereof: An image display device and an operation method thereof are provided that include receiving signals corresponding to spatial coordinates of the pointing device, recognizing at least one character based on the received signals, and displaying a channel list including at least one of a channel number or characters based on... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100309118 - Multi-functional wireless control device: A multi-functional wireless control device includes an operating body and a receiving unit electrically connecting with a digital port of a digital processing device. The operating body includes a shell, a control module, an infrared module, a switch and a transmit module. The shell has remote operating keys and mouse... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100309122 - Pointer controlling apparatus: The present invention provides an apparatus, a controlling method, and a controlling program for appropriately moving a pointer to a selection position regardless of alignment and size of function selection area, and improving operability and certainty of function selection in a GUI. The apparatus includes (1) means for determining whether... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100309124 - Method of calibrating position offset of cursor: The present invention provides a method of calibrating a position offset of a cursor on a screen such that, when a pointing device has already been moved to a position beyond the screen boundary, virtual coordinates of the pointing device are calculated and recorded to track the physical positions of... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20100309125 - Button to change modes of a pointing device: A system includes a pointing device with a first and a second mode. The system also includes a pointing device button to generate a primary action and to generate a change mode action. The change mode action is to change the pointing device to a second mode if the pointing... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100309126 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a left key assembly, a right key assembly, a signal processing unit, and a casing. The casing includes a top casing and a bottom casing. The bottom casing includes a bottom convex surface, the contour of the bottom convex surface is an ellipse, the bottom casing... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100309127 - Marketing methods using branded, content-preloaded, peripheral, memory-stick pc-pointing devices: A memory stick is configured to interface with a host computer by way of a Universal Serial Bus (USB) interface and to control by radio frequency (RF) a wireless mouse. The wireless mouse may take on a shape such as that of, for example, a car. An RF communication device,... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100309128 - Computer mouse: A wireless computer mouse includes a first operating portion, a second operating portion, a circuit board, and a switch. A pair of LEDs is mounted on the circuit board. One of the LEDs corresponds to the first operating portion, and another LED corresponds to the second operating portion. An optic... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100309129 - Directional clickable trackball: A multi-function navigation device in the form of a trackball that is both rotationally actuable and multi-directionally clickable. The multi-function navigation device can receive user commands by rotational movement and various directional clicking of the trackball. Directional depression of the multi-function navigation device activates switches corresponding to predetermined directions to... Agent: Rim

20100309133 - Adaptive keyboard: A method for displaying a graphical user interface element to a user on a first display portion of a first display device and a second display portion of a second device. The method comprises displaying said graphical user interface element on said first display portion, receiving user input indicating movement... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri, L.L.P.

20100309130 - Capacitive data input device with mechanical touch feeling: A capacitive data input device with mechanical touch feeling includes a mechanical part and a capacitive sensing part, wherein the mechanical part lies above the capacitive sensing part, the keys in the mechanical part have a one-to-one corresponding relationship with the keypads in the capacitive sensing part, so that the... Agent: Patrick W. Rasche (20459) Armstrong Teasdale LLP

20100309131 - Electronically capturing handwritten data: A method and apparatus are provided for electronically capturing handwritten data using a computing device having a handwriting capture interface. The method includes detecting a position associated with an actuation of the handwriting capture interface to define a handwritten input, and defining a bounding box encompassing at least a portion... Agent: Fitch Even Tabin & Flannery

20100309132 - Method of fast typing twin special characters: A method for inputting characters pairs in an electronic device having a user input device, a display for displaying characters input through the user input device, and a memory for storing characters input through the user input device, including storing a character input through the user input device in the... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20100309134 - Computer having interlocking l-shape components: A computer has a display, keyboard and two main component parts. The components each have an L-shape and are linked together to enable sliding movement in substantially one plane in a first direction. The linkage also enables movement orthogonally with respect to the first direction in another plane, such that... Agent: Mattingly & Malur, P.C.

20100309135 - Sliding hinge and a portable electronic device: A sliding hinge for a portable electronic device has a stationary leaf, a link assembly, a main sliding leaf and a side sliding leaf. The linking assembly is mounted pivotally on the stationary leaf via a pivoting middle. The main and side sliding leaves are connected respectively to two ends... Agent: Hershkovitz & Associates, LLC

20100309136 - Wireless operating device and electronic apparatus having the same: A wireless operating device includes a display panel, a touch panel and a control module. The display panel has a display area. The touch panel corresponds to the display area. The control module includes a substrate, a processing unit and a wireless transmission unit. The substrate is electrically connected to... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100309137 - All-in-one chinese character input method: Embodiments of the present invention describe systems and methods for using a combined (or All-In-One) Chinese input method to enter Chinese characters in documents and forms on computers or on web sites. The combined Chinese input method includes a number of Chinese input methods that are frequently used by users.... Agent: Mpg, LLP And Yahoo! Inc.

20100309145 - 3-dimension non-bias electrets multi-touch device: Disclosed is a 3-dimension non-bias electrets multi-touch device, comprising a first electrets thin film providing a first bias electric charge to form an electrostatic field, a first electrode, a second electrode and a controller. The first electrode is attached to the first electrets thin film and outputs a first signal... Agent: Flash Intellectual Property, Inc. Attn. Cheng-ju Chiang

20100309153 - Audio mixing apparatus: Each of level meter block images 21 to 2m arranged on a touch panel display 1 displays, as a bar graph, respective signal levels of channels of a corresponding one of m blocks into which a plurality of channels are divided. The level meter block images 21 to 2m also... Agent: Rossi, Kimms & Mcdowell LLP.

20100309140 - Controlling touch input modes: Embodiments related gesture-based inputs made via multi-touch display are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment comprises a computing device configured to detect a modal touch input on a multi-touch display, the modal touch input having a geometrically defined posture. In response, the computing device is configured to set a selected touch input... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100309149 - Device, method, and graphical user interface for providing maps, directions, and location-based information: In accordance with some embodiments, a portable electronic device with a touch screen display displays a map in an untracked mode of a mapping application. The device receives location information for the device, and detects a first activation of a mapping mode user interface element. In response, the device enters... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100309147 - Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface: An accessibility method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: displaying a plurality of user interface elements on the display; in response to detecting a first user interface navigation gesture by a finger on the touch-sensitive surface, navigating in the plurality... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100309148 - Devices, methods, and graphical user interfaces for accessibility using a touch-sensitive surface: An accessibility method is performed by an electronic device with a display and a touch-sensitive surface. The method includes: mapping at least a first portion of the display to the touch-sensitive surface; concurrently displaying a plurality of user interface containers on the display; detecting a user interface container selection event... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20100309158 - Input apparatus, input determining method, and storage medium storing input program: An input apparatus includes, a display unit that causes a plurality of display screens on which images are to be displayed to display the images, a input detecting unit that detects a first input on a first display screen, a second input on the first display screen, and a third... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100309157 - Light source for a touch screen: The present invention discloses a light source for a touch screen. The light source is disposed on the frame of the touch screen, and comprises at least one light-emitting body and at least one light-transmission body, wherein the at least one light-transmission body has light scattering medium evenly distributed therein.... Agent: Banner & Witcoff, Ltd.

20100309141 - Method and apparatus for generating haptic effects using actuators: A method and apparatus of actuator control mechanisms for haptic effects are disclosed. The apparatus can include an actuator and a controller for controlling a haptic cell. Depending on the type of haptic effect desired, as well as the damping characteristics of the system, the controller can generate a kick-in... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (immersion)

20100309142 - Method and apparatus for generating haptic effects using actuators: A method and apparatus of actuator control mechanisms for haptic effects are disclosed. The apparatus can include an actuator and a controller for controlling a haptic cell. Depending on the type of haptic effect desired, as well as the damping characteristics of the system, the controller can generate a kick-in... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (immersion)

20100309144 - Optical touch module: An optical touch panel includes a frame, a first and a second image capture units, a first and second light sources, a first reflective element and a block element. The first and second image capture units are disposed on the frame and respectively disposed adjacent to the first and second... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100309150 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display is disclosed. The OLED display includes a plurality of subpixels on one surface of a first substrate, a second substrate attached to the first substrate, a shield electrode on one surface of the second substrate that is not opposite to the subpixels, the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100309143 - Portable electronic apparatus whose keyboard and display are switchable: A portable electronic apparatus whose keyboard and display are switchable is provided. The apparatus comprises a main part and a detachable part that can be assembled to the main part. The main part includes a first display, a keyboard interface, and a display interface. One face of the detachable part... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100309138 - Position detection apparatus and method thereof: A position detection apparatus is provided, which includes a frame, a plurality of image capturing units, and a processing unit. The frame surrounds an area. The image capturing units are individually set within the frame, and each image capturing unit captures a positional image of the area. The processing unit... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100309152 - Protection panel with touch input function for display window of electronic device, and electronic device: There are included a protection panel main body configured by a transparent plate, a lower electrode sheet laminated onto an upper surface of the protection panel main body, an upper electrode sheet bonded to the lower electrode sheet at peripheral edges thereof with a gap being formed between electrodes, a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20100309159 - Restroom mirror: The invention relates to a restroom mirror with a housing comprising a mirror area (20, 32) providing a concave mirror optical effect at a second flat side opposite a first flat side, wherein fastening and adjusting means (10, 12) are disposed at the housing such that the housing can be... Agent: Lucas & Mercanti, LLP

20100309156 - Sensing devices and electronic apparatuses using the same: A sensing device is provided to sense light and generates a sensing output signal indicating intensity of the light. The sensing device includes a photo element, a comparison circuit, and a logic circuit. The photo element senses the light and generates a current signal at a first node. The comparison... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100309146 - Touch panel and display device: A touch panel includes at least a warning sensor. When an external force applied onto the touch panel reaches a predetermined strength so as to contact a top warning electrode to a bottom warning electrode, the warning sensor will be turned on in order to warn the user to reduce... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100309151 - Touch panel and method for manufacturing the same: A touch panel and methods for manufacturing the same is provided. The method for manufacturing a touch panel includes providing a substrate and forming a photospacer layer on the substrate. Subsequently, a single lithography process is performed to the photospacer layer to define a main spacer and a sensor spacer.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100309139 - Touch tracking on a touch sensitive interface: A method tracks a plurality of touch points across successive frames of a touch sensitive input device to determine a trajectory. Each touch point on a frame of a touch sensitive input device is correlated with another distinct touch point on a subsequent frame of the same touch sensitive input... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100309154 - Two-dimensional input device, control device and interactive game system: A two-dimensional input device, a control device and an interactive game system are provided. The control device is suitable for communicating with a game console which performing a game program. The control device includes a two-dimensional input device and a remote controller. The two-dimensional input device includes a touch panel... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100309155 - Two-dimensional input device, control device and interactive game system: A two-dimensional input device, control device and interactive game system are provided. The control device is suitable for communicating with a game console which performs a game program. The control device includes a two-dimensional input device and a remote controller. The two-dimensional input device outputs a two-dimensional coordinate data when... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100309160 - Capacitive sensing assembly of touch panel: A capacitive sensing assembly of a touch panel comprises a plurality of transparent X axis traces having a plurality of X axis sensing units; a plurality of transparent Y axis traces having a plurality of connected Y axis sensing units. The Y axis traces are alternatively arranged with the X... Agent: Teh-zheng Lin

20100309161 - Image display system and method for controlling a touch panel thereof: The present invention provides an image display system including a display device. The display device further includes a capacitive touch panel and a power supply. In operation, the display device has a common electrode. The touch panel includes a sensing capacitor module and a sampling capacitor. The sensing capacitor module... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100309164 - Micro-electrode matrix and a touch panel with a micro-electrode matrix: The disclosure is related to a touch panel with a micro-electrode matrix. It is formed by a plurality of x-axis scanning line, a plurality of y-axis scanning line and a micro-electrode matrix defined by each of the scanning lines, wherein the micro-electrode matrix is formed by the plurality of micro-electrode... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100309165 - Signal processing circuit of electrostatic capacity type touch panel: There is offered a signal processing circuit of the electrostatic capacity type touch panel which can eliminate duplication of components to reduce a cost of the components. A touch panel 51 is formed on a glass substrate 200. Sensor circuits 50A and 50B are arrayed in a Y direction, and... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100309166 - Touch panel and display device equipped with the same: A capacitive touch panel (30) includes a touch electrode (11) provided on an insulating substrate (10), and a coordinate correction pattern (16a) provided in a frame form so as to be along the periphery of the touch electrode (11) and connected to the periphery of the touch electrode (11). The... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100309163 - Touch panel with the matrix-type parallel electrode series: The disclosure is related to a touch panel with the matrix-type parallel electrode series. It adopts the symmetrical parallel electrode series to form the M pairs of parallel electrode in x-axis and N pairs of pairs of parallel electrode in y-axis. Each of the parallel electrode series is formed by... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20100309162 - Touch panel, display panel, and display unit: A touch panel, a display panel, and a display unit achieving prevention of erroneous detection caused by external noise, are provided. The touch panel includes: a plurality of detection scan electrodes extending in a first direction; and a plurality of detection electrodes facing the plurality of detection scan electrodes and... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP

20100309167 - Touch sensor panel having a split-electrode structure and a touch sensor device provided with the same: A touch sensor panel comprises a plurality of sensing electrodes arranged on one surface of a substrate and a conductive wire connected to one side of each of the plurality of sensing electrodes. Each sensing electrode includes at least one convex portion protruded in the opposite direction of the one... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100309169 - Optical touch screen with reflectors: A touch panel including a generally planar surface, at least two illuminators, for illuminating a sensing plane generally parallel to the generally planar surface, at least one selectably actuable reflector operative, when actuated, to reflect light from at least one of the at least two illuminators, at least one sensor... Agent: Klony Lieberman Lumio Inc.

20100309168 - Optical touch system: An optical touch system includes an infrared touch pen, a display panel, an image sensor, a time recorder, and a processor. The infrared touch pen is used for touching the display panel and can emit an infrared beam. The image sensor is configured to receive the infrared beam emitted by... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100309170 - Touch panel with injection-molded substrate: A touch panel with injection-molded substrate includes a first transparent substrate formed through injection molding; a first electrically conductive film and a conductive-film-free zone provided on a first surface of the first transparent substrate; a first electrically conducting circuit provided on the conductive-film-free zone on the first surface of the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20100309176 - wireless control system and method in an illumination network: The present invention proposes a wireless control system and method which may be mainly used in illumination networks. The wireless control system and method of the invention distributes data signals to be transmitted at a control terminal in different time slots of different frequencies for transmission, while each node in... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100309173 - Display device and mobile terminal: A display device of at least one embodiment of the present invention is a display device of an active matrix type, and includes a display driver supplied with image data included in serial data by serial transmission. The serial data is provided with a first flag for specifying a polarity... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100309174 - Display device, driving method of display device, and electronic device performing duty control of a pixel: A display device capable of controlling the emission period of pixels of a display screen individually pixel by pixel. In some embodiments, there is provided an apparatus comprising a display screen and at least one driving circuit. The display screen comprises a plurality of pixels. Each pixel comprises a light-emitting... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100309175 - Method of driving a liquid crystal panel: Provided is a method of driving a liquid crystal panel by providing a gate delay compensation period to a timing at which gate selection signal waveforms supplied to horizontal scanning interconnections change so that a switching element changes from a conduction state to a non-conduction state with respect to a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100309171 - Method of scanning touch panel: A method of scanning a touch panel is provided. The present method includes following steps. First, a scan area is defined according to the coordinates of a detected touch signal. Next, the scan area is scanned during a predetermined period to detect a next touch panel. After the predetermined period,... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100309172 - Organic electroluminescent display device and method of fabricating the same: A top emission type organic electroluminescent display device includes a first substrate including a pixel region, a switching thin film transistor and a driving thin film transistor in the pixel region on the first substrate, a passivation layer covering the switching thin film transistor and the driving thin film transistor... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100309177 - Semiconductor device, and display device and electronic device utilizing the same: A semiconductor device having a normal function means is provided, in which the amplitude of an output signal is prevented from being decreased even when a digital circuit using transistors having one conductivity is employed. By turning OFF a diode-connected transistor 101, the gate terminal of a first transistor 102... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20100309179 - Device for controlling pixels and electronic display unit: In a pixel matrix subdivided into clusters, the clusters are connected to a control circuit outside the pixel matrix by way of a point-to-point connection. Each cluster is an active matrix structure made of row and column lines and pixel TFTs. Chains of analog and digital shift registers are provided... Agent: Saul Ewing LLP (philadelphia) Attn: Patent Docket Clerk

20100309178 - Pixel selection control method, driving circuit, display apparatus, and electronic instrument: A pixel selection control method, driving circuit, display apparatus and electronic instrument are disclosed. A driving circuit includes a logic circuit configured to receive a reference signal associated with a line of pixels. The reference signal has a first logic level or a second logic level. The driving circuit also... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100309182 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a display part, a signal control part, data driving parts, and first and second wiring pairs. The display part includes pixels. The signal control part includes a transmission part that converts an image signal into a multi-level signal. The data driving parts receive the multi-level signal... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100309180 - Display device and circuitry for and method of driving the same: In a multi layer display device, at least two display material layers are concurrently driven while cross talk prevention and/or image quality adjustment is achievable by adjusting at least one of voltage, pulse width or repetition rate of the driving waveforms.... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20100309181 - Integrated and simplified source driver system for displays: An integrated and simplified source driver system includes a scan driver and a data driver. The data driver has a signal controller and a plurality of data driver units each of which has a converter. The converter can convert a first control signal into display data, a driver-unit control signal... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20100309183 - Liquid crystal display, control method thereof and electronic device: A liquid crystal display includes liquid crystal elements in which a liquid crystal layer is sandwiched by a first electrode and a second electrode, a driving circuit configured to alternately apply higher and lower voltages than a predetermined voltage to the first electrode, and, at the same time, to apply... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100309184 - Semiconductor device and display device: A circuit which is constituted by a plurality of n-channel transistors includes, in at least one embodiment, a transistor (T1) which has a drain terminal to which an input signal is supplied and a source terminal from which a output signal is supplied; and a transistor (T2) which has a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100309186 - Drive method of display device: A drive method of a display device includes the steps of: performing threshold voltage cancel processing at least once, which changes a potential of a second node of a display device toward a potential obtained by subtracting a threshold voltage of a drive transistor from a potential of a first... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100309188 - Driver for a projection system: A driver for a plurality of semiconductor light sources is provided. The driver may include a plurality of means configured to provide current for in each case at least one semiconductor light source, wherein the driver includes a unit, composed of a power factor corrector and at least one DC/DC... Agent: Viering, Jentschura & Partner - Osr

20100309185 - Low-power and lightweight high-resolution display: A low-power and lightweight display mountable on a support structure, such as an airship, includes a plurality of display modules configured in a M-row×N-column array. Each display module includes a control panel and a pair of associated display panels that are flexibly interconnected. Each of the control and display panels... Agent: Renner Kenner Greive Bobak Taylor & Weber

20100309187 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel includes an organic light emitting diode (OLED) having a cathode electrode coupled to a second power source, a first transistor for controlling an amount of current that flows from a first power source to the second power source via the OLED corresponding to a data signal, a second... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100309189 - Liquid crystal display, control method thereof and electronic device: A liquid crystal display, applying to the first electrode, a voltage higher and a voltage lower at different timings, detecting a current flowing through the second electrode, designating, as a reference value, the current flowing through the second electrode when the voltage maintained in the liquid crystal element is reset,... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20100309190 - Voltage adjustment circuit and display device driving circuit: A voltage adjustment circuit for adjusting a voltage to be supplied to scanning lines of a display device includes a slope adjustment circuit configured to adjust a slope of a decrease in the voltage based on data that is externally input, and a clamp voltage adjustment circuit configured to adjust... Agent: Arent Fox LLP

20100309191 - Shift register and a liquid crystal display device having the same: A shift register of an LCD device operates based on two clock signals and maintains the gate voltage of an output transistor switch using two pull-down transistor switches. The gate voltages of the pull-down transistor switches are switched periodically between the high and low level of the clock signals. During... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100309192 - Liquid crystal display (lcd) driving apparatus and method: An LCD driving apparatus and an LCD driving method are provided in the application. The LCD driving apparatus includes a difference value circuit which determines whether to enable an overdriving circuit and a memory controller according to a gray level variation between two adjacent frames. When the gray level variation... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100309193 - Method for updating display image of electrophoretic display panel and electrophoretic display apparatus using the same: A method for updating display image of an electrophoretic display panel and an electrophoretic display apparatus using the same are provided. In the aforementioned method, the gate lines of the electrophoretic display panel are divided into a first group and a second group. The display data related to pixels coupled... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20100309194 - Method of dimming a light source and display apparatus for performing the method: A method of dimming a light source module including a light guide plate, a first light emitting module including first to k-th light source blocks, wherein the first light emitting module is disposed on a first edge of the light guide plate, and a second light emitting module including first... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100309196 - Methods and apparatus for processing related images of an object based on directives: In one embodiment, a processor-readable medium can store code representing instructions that when executed by a processor cause the processor to receive a set of directives from a host device. The set of directives can define an aspect of a media resource. A set of target locations can be defined... Agent: Cooley LLP Attn: Patent Group

20100309195 - Methods and apparatus for remote interaction using a partitioned display: In some embodiments, a processor-readable medium includes code representing instructions to cause a processor to perform a process. The code stored by the processor-readable medium includes code to cause the processor to allocate a portion of a display screen of a first device to be uniquely associated with a second... Agent: Cooley LLP Attn: Patent Group

20100309198 - method for tracking 3d anatomical and pathological changes in tubular-shaped anatomical structures: A method for visualizing the anatomy of a region of interest of a tubular-shaped organ based on acquired three-dimensional image slices of the region of interest. Prior to segmentation, reference markers are positioned interactively in the image slices, a minimum curvature path connecting the reference markers is automatically extracted and... Agent: Goudreau Gage Dubuc

20100309204 - Display: A display comprises a parallax optic (2), such as a combined parallax barrier and lens array, and a pixellated display device (1). The pixels of the display device (1) are arranged as groups cooperating with a parallax element (4) of the parallax optic (2). Each group comprises a first pixel... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100309201 - Image processing apparatus, medium, and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus, medium, and method. The image processing apparatus may include a first calculator and a second calculator. The first calculator may calculate a first weight of a first frame depth value of a first pixel of a depth image and a second weight of a... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100309197 - Interaction of stereoscopic objects with physical objects in viewing area: Changing the path of a virtual object displayed in a stereographic form when a physical object is encountered in the path of the virtual object. Sensors may be used to identify the location of physical objects present in an area of interest (in the viewing area), and the determined location... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20100309200 - Method and data processing appliance for the production and for the output of a multidimensional chart having at least two graphs: A method and data processing appliance for the producing and outputting a multi-dimensional chart having at least two graphs, wherein for each of the graphs which are to be presented an area between the graph and an abscissa is provided with a respective fill color or with a respective fill... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100309199 - Path proximity rendering: The invention relates to a system (100) for visualizing an object of interest comprised in a volume of an image dataset, the system comprising a path unit (110) for specifying a path in the volume of the image dataset on the basis of the object of interest, a location unit... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20100309203 - Polygon processing apparatus, program and information storing medium: [Means for Solving Problem(s)] The present invention generates a plurality of scanning lines from polygons and determines or not whether all the scanning lines are shielded by another polygon. Then, the polygon whose all the scanning lines are shielded are assumed to be a polygon which is surrounded by another... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100309202 - Terminal device and control program thereof: In a mobile phone 1, a display section 19 capable of 3D display, which includes a high-definition liquid crystal, has a liquid crystal layer for generating a parallax barrier (not shown) on the front surface thereof. A central controlling section 11 judges suitability in 3D display of content based on... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100309205 - Efficient rendering of multiple frame buffers with independent ray-tracing parameters: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for rendering a plurality of images from a graphics scene in one rendering pass. Each image from the plurality of images may include or preclude certain scene objects and shading effects associated with the scene objects, as specified by a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20100309207 - Display modification based on measurement type: Systems and methods provide a measurement system that modifies the display format based on the type of measurements or and/or the value measured, and these modifications are automatically made based on the information stored within sensors, sensor pods and/or alarm limits.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20100309206 - Graph scalability: Described is a technology for reducing the layout complexity of a graph, e.g., an STT graph. Nodes with similar incoming and outgoing links are grouped as candidate groupings to possibly be clustered. For each candidate grouping, if the nodes in the candidate grouping and/or the candidate grouping meet clustering criteria,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100309208 - Remote control electronic display system: A remotely controlled electronic display sign which operates with a plasma display and which provides for humidity and heat control and the like allowing the sign to be used in various environments. The sign is essentially self-contained and includes those components necessary for enabling a display of desired material from... Agent: Edward K. Welch Ii Ip&l Solution

20100309209 - System and method for database driven action capture: There is provided a system and method for database driven action capture. By utilizing low cost, lightweight MEMS devices such as accelerometers, a user friendly, wearable, and cost effective system for motion capture is provided, which relies on a motion database of previously recorded motions to reconstruct the actions of... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20100309210 - Projector, projection display system, and corresponding method and recording medium: In response to a requirement of transferring a file from a personal computer PC to a projector 10 that is output by dragging and dropping a corresponding file icon onto a projector icon, a CPU 50 requires setting of a password. The CPU 50 maps the preset password to a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100309211 - Electronic system and method for selectively allowing access to a shared memory: An electronic system, an integrated circuit and a method for display are disclosed. The electronic system contains a first device, a memory and a video/audio compression/decompression device such as a decoder/encoder. The electronic system is configured to allow the first device and the video/audio compression/decompression device to share the memory.... Agent: Stmicroelectronics, Inc.

20100309212 - Platform agnostic screen capture tool: According to one embodiment of the present invention, a method for platform agnostic screen capture is provided. The method includes acquiring screen data from a computer having a display screen, where the screen data represents an image currently displayed on the display screen. The screen data is converted into a... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP/ibm Svl

20100309213 - Adaptive stepping-control system and method for dynamic backlight control: An adaptive stepping-control system and method for dynamic backlight control (DBLC) is disclosed. A stepping-control unit adjusts output of a dynamic backlight control (DBLC) device, such that the backlight luminance generated from a backlight unit may change smoothly. The amount of change of the backlight luminance per unit time (or... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100309215 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes: a display device on which a tincted, including black, image is displayed; a position retrieving section that retrieves a position specified on a screen of the display device; and a controller that uses the position retrieved by the position retrieving section to identify a region specified... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100309214 - Light emitting device and method of driving the same: A light emitting device and a method of driving the same that can reduce or even prevent motion blur and flicker phenomena. The light emitting device includes: a display unit including scan lines, column lines, and light emitting pixels configured to provide light to at least one pixel of the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100309216 - Visual processing device, visual processing method, visual processing program, and semiconductor device: A visual processing device that achieves gradation processing and further enhances a visual effect. The visual processing device 1 performs gradation processing for each image region of an input signal IS, and includes an image partitioning portion 2, a gradation transformation curve derivation portion 10, and a gradation processing portion... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20100309219 - Display calibration methods with user settings feeback: Reference image data from a reference display is utilized to manually and/or automatically calibrate a display. The reference image data is compared to measured image data from the display to derive display control settings and feedback for users and/or to automatically adjust the display. In one instance, a graphical user... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100309218 - Method for color calibration and device using the same: A method for color calibration is provided. The method includes the steps of: providing an input color; obtaining luminance of the input color; determining a grey level of the input color according to luminance of the input color; determining a first calibration matrix and a second calibration matrix according to... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100309217 - Reformatting content with proper color-region conversion: Some embodiments of the invention provide several novel methods for distributing image content (e.g., picture content, video content, etc.). In some embodiments, the method tags the content with data that specifies an initial target color-region for the content. Some embodiments tag the data when the content is being created, while... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100309221 - Display housing with slot for receiving peripheral devices: A system comprises a housing for a display. The housing defines a slot in an exposed surface of the housing. The slot is adapted to receive a peripheral device. The system also comprises a location sensing mechanism in the slot usable to determine a physical location of the peripheral device... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100309220 - Gps device: A method for dynamic collision avoidance of graphical and textual elements on a display is disclosed. The method comprises displaying an aerial image of a portion of the golf course on a viewport of a golf GPS device, wherein the GPS device comprises a GPS component, a memory for storing... Agent: Callaway Golf C0mpany

20100309223 - Efficient memory management for path determination in memory space limited parallel processing systems: The present invention relates to a method for processing data entities by a data processing system, wherein: a first and a second set of data entities are stored in a main memory and associated with a respective first and second set of points of a domain; the first set of... Agent: Dillon & Yudell LLP

20100309224 - Image displaying method, image displaying program, and display: An image displaying method of displaying an image selected from images stored in an image storing apparatus onto a display has the step of displaying the image selected from the images stored in the image storing apparatus into a partial area on the display based on a relative positional relation... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309222 - System and method for displaying information on a display element: A method of displaying information on a display element is provided. The display element may be deployed in a vehicle such as an aircraft. The method obtains range data for objects located in a sensing region at a sampling time, and obtains image data corresponding to an image of the... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100309225 - Image matching for mobile augmented reality: Embodiments of a system and method for mobile augmented reality are provided. In certain embodiments, a first image is acquired at a device. Information corresponding to at least one second image matched with the first image is obtained from a server. A displayed image on the device is augmented with... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/intel

20100309226 - Method and system for image-based information retrieval: For retrieving information based on images, a first image is taken (S1) using a digital camera associated with a communication terminal (1). Query data related to the first image is transmitted (S3) via a communication network (2) to a remote recognition server (3). In the remote recognition server (3) a... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100309227 - Map display device: A map display device includes a map polygonization unit 5 for converting a map to be displayed before display switching and another map to be displayed after the display switching into polygons having the same phase structure as each other, a triangulation unit 6 for dividing each of these polygons... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100309228 - Displaying multi-dimensional data using a rotatable object: Effective display of data organized along multiple dimensions on a device having a display area that is small compared to the amount of data being shown in the chart is provided. A three-dimensional object that can be rotated along various axes of rotation is displayed in a particular orientation, displaying... Agent: Fenwick & West LLP

20100309229 - Text processing device and text processing method thereof: A text processing device and text processing method are provided. The method includes steps: receiving input characters; displaying current input characters with a predetermined magnification ratio; judging whether length of the input characters is more than the predetermined maximum length, if not, receiving input characters, and if yes, adjusting display... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100309234 - Color correction liquid crystal display and method of driving same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel for displaying picture images, and a color correction unit. Upon receipt of raw RGB picture data corresponding to raw RGB gamma curves, the color correction unit generates corrected RGB picture data based on values over a predetermined imaginative gamma curve... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100309232 - Control method for image display apparatus: A control method for an image display apparatus includes the steps of outputting a selection potential to a row wiring to be driven; and generating a modulation pulse based on a value of image data, and outputting the modulation pulse to a column wiring. The modulation pulse generating step generates,... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100309230 - Light emitting device and method of driving the same: A light emitting device and a method of driving capable of reducing or preventing motion blur and flicker phenomena. The light emitting device includes: scan lines; light emitting pixels configured to provide light to a liquid crystal pixel, each of the scan lines being applied with first and second scan... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20100309231 - Method for adjusting the settings of a reproduction color device: According to this method, successive iterations are launched according to the following steps:—1) the reproduction color device is set according to settings,—2) reference input colors are calibrated putting calibrated input colors,—4) reproduction quality rating value are calculated,—5) a reproduction quality criterion is applied to decide or not to go for... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20100309233 - Pixel circuit for organic light emitting diode (oled) panel, display device having the same, and method of driving oled panel using the same: Disclosed herein is a pixel circuit for an OLED panel, a display device having the pixel circuit and a method of driving the OLED panel. The pixel circuit for an OLED panel includes a switching element driven by a scan signal input through a corresponding one of scan lines sequentially... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100309235 - Display control device with frame rate control: A display control device uses frame rate control, and converts m-bit input data (m is an integer) representing brightness of each pixel, to n-bit output data (n is an integer, n<m), to control brightness of each pixel. A first frame rate controller generates a plurality of first tone data according... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100309236 - Liquid crystal display: An LCD has a drive power supply structure simplified to simplify manufacturing processes of LCDs and to reduce manufacturing costs thereof. The LCD includes a liquid crystal panel, a drive unit, a controller, a backlight drive unit, and a drive voltage generator. The liquid crystal panel includes image display regions.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100309237 - Method and device for driving a plurality of display devices: A device includes a plurality of display modules configured to commonly receive a stream of video data from a controller and a video control masking unit. Each display module includes a display device. The video control masking unit receives one or more control signals that indicate how the video data... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

  
12/02/2010 > patent applications in patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20100302128 - Electronic apparatus: An electronic apparatus includes a first body comprising a first display area for displaying a first display image, a first sensor disposed in the first body for detecting a first curvature of the first body, and a control module disposed in the first body and electrically connected to the first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100302130 - Image display system, image display device, and image display method: An image display system includes: a plurality of image supply devices each having an image display section, and an image transmission section adapted to generate a supply image and to externally transmit the supply image; and an image display device capable of dividing a common screen area into one or... Agent: Advantedge Law Group, LLC

20100302129 - System for generating and displaying images: A system for generating and displaying images includes: (a) a plurality of active display modules; (b) a global controller; and (c) a global communication facility. Each active display module algorithmically generates and displays images depending on a respective local set of states. Each active display module updates its respective local... Agent: Thorne & Halajian, LLP

20100302132 - Display device: A projecting portion is formed on first and second side walls of the inner frame parallel to two sides of the non-overlapping region of the first substrate which intersect with one side of the non-overlapping region of the first substrate. The projecting portion of the inner frame has an opening... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100302131 - Liquid crystal display device, active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: At least one embodiment of the present invention provides a configuration in which: each pixel array is provided correspondingly with a first and second data signal lines; a pixel included in each pixel array includes four subpixels which are connected to an identical scanning signal line; the pixel is associated... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100302133 - Apparatus for controlling a display and method thereof: An apparatus for controlling a display having a backlight module provided with a first set of units and a display panel provided with a second set of units is provided. In one embodiment, the apparatus comprises a reference value generator, a control value generator, and a compensation circuit. The reference... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20100302135 - Backlight systems for liquid crystal displays: A backlight system for a liquid crystal display includes a substantially planar, refractive waveguide having a first major face and a second major face opposite the first major face. The waveguide includes a viewable region corresponding to a viewable area of the liquid crystal display. The system further includes a... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20100302134 - Liquid crystal display device: The liquid crystal display panel of the present invention is formed of a number of pixels that are arranged in a matrix in a display region and a number of light sensor circuits that are provided in the display region, each of the number of light sensor circuits has a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100302141 - Display and interaction environment for mobile devices: A computing device attached to a full-sized display and one or more user input devices supports a mobile device mating environment. Software modules running on a mobile device may interface with custom firmware or software modules on the computing device to support using the display, keyboard, mouse, and other user... Agent: ParksIPLaw LLC

20100302136 - Method and apparatus for displaying three-dimensional stereo images viewable from different angles: c

20100302139 - Method for using accelerometer detected imagined key press: A portable apparatus comprising input means arranged to receive user input comprising of one or more taps on the portable apparatus. The apparatus is able to detect the taps on the portable apparatus and to determine at least one location of the taps on the portable apparatus. The apparatus is... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100302138 - Methods and systems for defining or modifying a visual representation: A system may track a user's motions or gestures performed in a physical space and map them to a visual representation of the user. The user's gestures may be translated to a control in a system or application space, such as to open a file or to execute a punch... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100302140 - Operation device: Provided is an operation device to be held by a user with one hand when used. The operation device includes: a recessed portion formed at a position at which at least one of a thumb and fingers is placed when the user holds the operation device; and a main button... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP

20100302142 - System and method for tracking and assessing movement skills in multidimensional space: Accurate simulation of sport to quantify and train performance constructs by employing sensing electronics for determining, in essentially real time, the player's three dimensional positional changes in three or more degrees of freedom (three dimensions); and computer controlled sport specific cuing that evokes or prompts sport specific responses from the... Agent: Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20100302137 - Touch sensitive display apparatus using sensor input: Described herein is a system that includes a receiver component that receives gesture data from a sensor unit that is coupled to a body of a gloveless user, wherein the gesture data is indicative of a bodily gesture of the user, wherein the bodily gesture comprises movement pertaining to at... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100302144 - Creating a virtual mouse input device: A virtual mouse input device is created in response to a placement of a card on a touch surface. When the card is placed on the touch surface, the boundaries of the card are captured and a virtual mouse appears around the card. The virtual mouse may be linked with... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100302147 - Device for controlling a computer-based pointer in a system comprising various types of displays: The general field of the invention is that of devices for controlling a computer-based pointer of a computer-based assembly comprising two different computer-based systems, a first secure system comprising at least one first viewing screen and a man-machine interface called CCD controlling the position of the pointer, and a second... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100302146 - Display device and icon display method therefor: A display device is provided. The display device includes an input unit, a display unit, a storage unit, and a processing unit. The input unit it for generating input signals in response to user input. The display unit is for displaying interfaces with a plurality of icons. The storage unit... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100302149 - Pointing device and method of enabling a pointing device to generate a control signal: A pointing device includes: a magneto-electric transducer for detecting a variation in magnetic field of a magnetic element carried on an operator due to movement of the operator relative to an original position and for generating a voltage signal based on a detection result made thereby; a sampling unit for... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20100302148 - Presentation device: A document presentation device 10 includes a video signal controller 50 adapted to output a video signal of a video image for display on a display unit 40; and a remote controller RC. The video signal controller 50 includes a video signal processing unit 60 for creating a live video... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20100302143 - System and method for control of a simulated object that is associated with a physical location in the real world environment: Systems and methods for control of a simulated object that is associated with a physical location in the real world environment are herein disclosed. In one aspect, embodiments of the present disclosure include a method, which may be implemented on a system, of determining whether a location data and a... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP

20100302145 - Virtual desktop coordinate transformation: A computing system includes a depth image analysis module to track a world-space pose of a human in a fixed, world-space coordinate system. The computing system further includes an interaction module to establish a virtual interaction zone with a moveable, interface-space coordinate system that tracks the human and moves relative... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100302152 - Data processing device: A data processing device having a display unit, a position sensor unit and an input control unit is provided. The display unit displays an option for operation. The position sensor unit detects an orientation of a linearly shaped pointer put in a front space of a screen of the display... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20100302153 - Depressable touch sensor: An input device and a method for providing an input device are provided. The input device assembly includes a base, a sensor support, and a scissor mechanism attached to the base and the sensor support. The scissor mechanism allows for only substantially uniform translation of the sensor support towards the... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20100302151 - Image display device and operation method therefor: An image display device and an operation method thereof are provided. This may include displaying an image on a display, displaying a pointer that moves in correspondence with an operation of a pointing device on the display, and displaying an object for receiving a command or representing image display device-related... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100302154 - Multi-mode pointing device and method for operating a multi-mode pointing device: A method for pairing and operating a multi-mode pointing device is provided. A pointing device may be automatically paired with an image display device. A pairing request signal may be transmitted on a prescribed frequency channel, and a signal may be received indicating information of a plurality of frequency channels.... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100302150 - Peer layers overlapping a whiteboard: A method for displaying edits overlapping a whiteboard comprising creating peer layers overlapping the whiteboard for a peer and peers coupled to the peer and sending or receiving metadata of edits for updating one or more of the peer layers on the peer and the coupled peers in response to... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100302156 - Multiple-input selectable systems integrated display and control functions unit for electrophysiology and the like: A systems integrator that brings various separate systems into one keyboard, video and mouse configuration with customized viewing of the different monitors on one large screen LCD monitor. This permits a user to control the display of several video/audio inputs simply and efficiently, for many diverse purposes including medical procedures,... Agent: Shutts & Bowen, LLP

20100302155 - Virtual input devices created by touch input: An input device is created on a touch screen in response to a user's placement of their hand. When a user places their hand on the touch screen, an input device sized for their hand is dynamically created. Alternatively, some other input device may be created. For example, when the... Agent: Merchant & Gould (microsoft)

20100302157 - Keyboard configurations: Keyboard configurations are described. In embodiments, a keyboard includes a microcontroller to register key inputs, a memory to store time durations that correspond to the key inputs, and an algorithm that generates an input signature based on the time durations that correspond to the key inputs. The input signature can... Agent: Sadler, Breen, Morasch & Colby, Ps

20100302159 - Optical navigation device: An optical navigation device includes an optical transmission element, operable in use to transmit light from an illumination source to a sensor via a mousing surface, and a housing unit. The optical transmission element may have an alignment shaft. Ideally the optical transmission element and housing unit are assembled to... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section

20100302160 - Optical navigation device: An optical navigation device for a computer application includes a radiation source capable of producing a beam of radiation, a sensor for receiving an image, and an optical element for identifying movement of the feature to thereby enable a computer action to be carried out. The optical element is formed... Agent: Gardere Wynne Sewell LLP Intellectual Property Section

20100302158 - System and method for linear and angular measurements of a moving object: A system and method for measuring linear and angular displacement of a moving object, such as an autonomous moving object. In one embodiment, the system comprises at least one optical mouse sensor mounted adjacent to and at a predetermined distance from a surface of the autonomous moving object or a... Agent: Honeywell/fogg Patent Services

20100302163 - Data entry system: A computerized device comprising a first input interface adapted to identify a plurality of different first user input signals; a second input interface adapted to identify a plurality of second user input signals, and a processor configured to ambiguously correspond to each of at least one of the first input... Agent: Browdy And Neimark, P.l.l.c. 624 Ninth Street, Nw

20100302165 - Enabling data entry based on differentiated input objects: Methods and apparatus for facilitating virtual input in devices that differentiates input objects are provided. Various methods for automatically configuring component settings and features of such devices are described. Changes in the component settings of the device and the corresponding operational characteristics of the device that triggered said changes may... Agent: Joseph A. Fuchs Rockey, Depke & Lyons, LLC

20100302162 - Keyboard input device capable of key color adjusting and key color adjusting method using thereof: An object of the present invention is to provide a keyboard input device and a method of selecting a color of a key that can use existing key color setting without installing a drive program even when a connected unit such as a computer, an IPTV, or a set-top box... Agent: Sherr & Vaughn, PLLC

20100302161 - Keys deactivation system and method: Personal computer (PC) and online gaming are gaining popularity around the world. Typically players use human interface devices (HIDs) 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”... Agent: Mcdonnell Boehnen Hulbert & Berghoff LLP

20100302164 - Method and device for character input: A device which has a display, a memory, a processor and a first input and a second input. The device is configured to receive input through said first corresponding to a base character component and to receive input through said second corresponding to a supplemental character component. The supplemental character... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20100302166 - Keypad with integrated alphanumeric display: A mobile communication device includes a keypad having an integrated display for displaying alphanumeric information. The mobile communication device includes a housing. A keypad including a plurality of keys is disposed on a front surface of said housing. A plurality of light elements are arranged to emit light through spaces... Agent: Coats & Bennett/sony Ericsson

20100302168 - Overlay keyboard for touch screen devices: Keyboard systems and methods are provided herein. In one embodiment, an overlay keyboard for touch screen devices includes a physical keyboard that can be mounted onto a touch screen device (e.g., a corded touch screen device or a touch screen mobile device) that provides a virtual keyboard (e.g., a software... Agent: Van Pelt, Yi & James LLP

20100302167 - Terminal device: A terminal device includes a first housing, a key attached to a cut portion in a corner of the first housing, a key support portion configured to support the key, the key support portion including a shaft portion having a rotation axis on a side of a side face of... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug LLP

20100302169 - Keyboard with increased control of backlit keys: Methods and apparatuses are disclosed that provide increased control of backlit keys for a keyboard. Some embodiments may include controllers within the keyboard that are capable of dynamically programming illumination of the keyboard based upon interaction, where each key of the keyboard may be individually programmed in a dynamic manner.... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20100302170 - Method for operating input mode of mobile terminal comprising a plurality of input means: A method of operating an input mode of a mobile terminal having a first input means and a second input means is provided. The method includes: displaying an input screen which is set as a first input mode; determining whether the second input means is in an activated state; and... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100302197 - Analyzer electronic circuit with energization axis/detection axis alternation for passive-matrix multicontract tactile sensor: An electronic analysis circuit of a multicontact passive-matrix tactile sensor including an electrical supply mechanism powering one of two axes of the matrix, and a mechanism detecting electrical characteristics along the other axis of the matrix, at intersections between the two axes. The supply axis and the detection axis are... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100302187 - Apparatus having a working surface acting as both a handwriting surface and an input surface or command module: In one aspect, embodiments of the present disclosure relate to a computer interface providing a writing surface. The computer interface includes a planer surface comprising an input unit, a display surface comprising a display unit, and a mode button configured to switch the planer surface between an active mode in... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100302174 - Attachable display control system: A digital picture frame includes a display on which images are displayed; a detachable and re-attachable apparatus that includes: (i) a mounting base; (ii) a transparent overlay mounted in the mounting base; wherein the overlay spans the display and includes a first side that receives pressure from a user for... Agent: Peter P. Hernandez Patent Legal Staff

20100302194 - Display apparatus: Disclosed herein is a display device. A first display panel displays first information. A second display panel is selectively placed in a superimposed position, in which the second display panel is superimposed on the first display panel, and in a non-superimposed position, in which the second display panel is not... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100302193 - Display apparatus, mobile device having the same and display control method: Disclosed is a display device which obviates the need for a space to mount an additional sub display, so that a product is made slim and compact. The display device includes an LCD panel or e-paper for displaying main information, a TOLED panel formed on the LCD panel or e-paper... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100302188 - Electronic device, method for viewing desktop thereof, and computer-readable medium: An electronic device, a method for viewing a desktop thereof, and a computer-readable medium are provided. One of n continuous areas of the desktop and a navigation bar are displayed in a touch screen of the electronic device. The navigation bar includes an indicator and n indexes, wherein the n... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100302171 - Information outputting device: Recognition of a player's touch on a surface of a medium is made possible, as well as recognition of the medium such as a card by a dot pattern printed on a back surface of the medium placed on a stage. Input instructions according to each feature of a game... Agent: Smith Patent Office

20100302186 - Input assisting apparatus and electronic apparatus: An input assisting apparatus that is detachable from an electronic apparatus including a touch sensor panel including a plurality of first input areas assigned with input information includes: a main body having a first surface and a second surface, the first surface facing the touch sensor panel when the input... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100302192 - Keypad apparatus, mobile device having the same and keypad control method: Disclosed herein are a keypad device, a mobile device having the keypad device, and a method of controlling the keypad device. The keypad device includes a touch panel, a Transparent Organic Light-Emitting Diode (TOLED) panel placed under the touch panel, a control unit electrically connected to the touch panel and... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20100302177 - Method and apparatus for providing user interface based on contact position and intensity of contact force on touch screen: A method and apparatus are disclosed providing a user interface using a touch input unit comprising a touch screen configured to detect a contact position and a contact force. The method comprises a step of the touch input unit receiving a touch input signal generated by a touch of a... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC

20100302179 - Mobile terminal and method for displaying information: A mobile terminal and method for displaying information in the mobile terminal may be provided that includes first and second touch screens, and a controller to display both an item list including a plurality of information items and first information related to a first information item selected from the item... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100302190 - Multi-functional touchpad remote controller: A multi-functional touchpad remote controller has multiple functional modes to select therefrom and has a touchpad to support touch input. Different patterns may be shown on the touchpad for different functional modes. For the current operation mode, the specific pattern shown on the touchpad allows simple and intuitive to use... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20100302173 - Multi-layer display: A display system suitable for controlling operations of a multifunction device, such as a printer, and a method which makes use of the display system are disclosed. The display system includes a front panel configured for selectively displaying a local user interface and being touch sensitive for controlling an associated... Agent: Fay Sharpe / Xerox - Rochester

20100302189 - Pen stroke track updating method and system thereof for handheld touch device: A pen stroke track updating method and system thereof for handheld touch device are provided. In the method, the user firstly touches the touch module to form a pen stroke track using his finger, whereupon a control unit matches the pen stroke track with a plurality of track paths prestored... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20100302198 - Power efficient capacitive detection: Capacitive detection systems, modules, and methods. In one embodiment, a power saving mode is implemented when deemed appropriate, based on an analysis of previous detection or non-detection of the presence and/or position of an object near a capacitive sensing area.... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100302183 - Semiconductor device for determining whether touch electrode is touched by human body, and touch sensor using the semiconductor device: A touch sensor IC includes a switch for connecting, to an external terminal with its voltage to be sensed, a selected one of a plurality of external terminals to which a plurality of touch electrodes is connected. Only one set of two capacitors and a resistor element may therefore be... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20100302181 - Tactile sensor module having uwb wireless communication function and uwb communication method using the tactile sensor module: Disclosed herein are a tactile sensor module including a sensing unit connected to an external electronic device through a UWB communication network and a UWB communication method using the tactile sensor module. The tactile sensor module includes the sensing unit which has a plurality of sensor cells and outputs an... Agent: Hiscock & Barclay, LLP

20100302180 - Touch apparatus and touch sensing method: A touch apparatus including a touch panel and a touch sensing circuit is provided. The touch panel includes a first transparent substrate, a plurality of first conductive patterns, a second transparent substrate, a plurality of second conductive patterns and a plurality of spacers. The touch sensing circuit includes a first... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100302191 - Touch detection apparatus: A touch detection apparatus is disclosed, which comprises: a frame which defines a planar touch detection region; at least one surface light-emitting body which is disposed on the frame; at least one light source which is placed at the end of the surface light-emitting body; at least one detector which... Agent: Harness, Dickey, & Pierce, P.l.c

20100302178 - Touch panel display: A touch panel display including a first substrate, a second substrate, a display medium and a touch device is provided. The first substrate has a display area and a peripheral area. The first substrate has a pixel array in the display area and at least one integrated driving circuit in... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20100302182 - Touch panel with reduced charge time: A touch panel includes a sensing region, a storage unit, a precision rectifier circuit and a comparing circuit. There exists an equivalent capacitance at a predetermined location in the sensing region. At the predetermined location, the sensing region can provide a first signal before a touch action occurs and a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100302172 - Touch pull-in gesture: Embodiments of a touch pull-in gesture are described. In various embodiments, a touch input is detected that starts at an edge of a touch-screen and progresses as an expanding contact region from the edge of the touch-screen toward approximately a center region of the touch-screen while the touch input remains... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100302185 - Touch sensing: A touch-screen device includes a radiation source, a pliable waveguide configured to receive radiation emitted by the radiation source and to cause some of the received radiation to undergo total internal reflection within the pliable waveguide, a frustrating layer disposed relative to the pliable waveguide so as to enable the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100302196 - Touch sensing: A touch-screen device includes an imaging waveguide, in which the imaging waveguide has a radiation receiving surface and an imaging surface different than the radiation receiving surface. The imaging waveguide is configured to receive, at the radiation receiving surface, radiation emitted by a contact receiving structure, and transmit the received... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100302195 - Touch-sensing display device: A touch-sensing display device includes a display, a lens, and a touch-sensing element. The lens is positioned above the display, where a surface of the lens is divided into a periphery region and a central region, the central region is planar, and the periphery region is non-planar. The touch-sensing element... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100302184 - Touch-sensitive device: A user/machine interface comprising a panel having a surface, the panel being capable of supporting bending waves, a touch-sensitive input device associated with the surface, and means including a force transducer for providing force feedback to the input device. The force is in the form of pulses to the panel,... Agent: Roylance, Abrams, Berdo & Goodman, L.L.P.

20100302175 - User interface apparatus and method for an electronic device touchscreen: Embodiments of the invention include a system for entering end user information into an electronic device. The system includes a display unit with a touchscreen having a plurality of locations. The touchscreen is configured to detect the presence of an end user object proximal to one of the touchscreen locations... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20100302176 - Zoom-in functionality: A user interface includes a controller which is configured to display image data, receive input indicating a touch area corresponding to at least a portion of the image data, perform a zoom-in action on the at least portion of the image data and to display at least a portion of... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20100302200 - Capacitive touch panel having a non-planar touch surface: An improved capacitive touch panel includes a trimplate defining a non-planar touch surface, a planar array of capacitive sensing elements mounted behind the trimplate, and a formable interface element of high relative static permittivity sandwiched between the sensing elements and the inboard face of the trimplate. The interface element is... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc

20100302199 - Ferromagnetic user interfaces: Ferromagnetic user interfaces are described. In embodiments, user interface devices are described that can detect the location of movement on a user-touchable portion by sensing movement of a ferromagnetic material. In some embodiments sensors are arranged in a two dimensional array, and the user interface device can determine the location... Agent: Microsoft Corporation C/o Lyon & Harr, LLP

20100302203 - Information input device, information input method, information input-output device, storage medium, and electronic unit: An information input device includes an input panel and one or more circuits. The one or more circuits are configured to determine first, second and third representations of possible proximity of an object to an input panel from first, second and third input frames, respectively. The second input frame is... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20100302201 - Sensor patterns for mutual capacitance touchscreens: According to one embodiment, there is provided a mutual capacitance touchscreen comprising a first set of electrically conductive traces arranged in rows or columns and a second set of electrically conductive traces arranged in rows or columns arranged at right angles with respect to the rows or columns of the... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100302204 - Touch panel and display apparatus having the same: An object is to obtain a touch panel with improved sensitivity and enhanced display quality. A touch panel according to the present invention includes a touch screen including a plurality of first sensing lines formed of mesh-like conductors and arranged in parallel on a substrate, an insulating film formed over... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100302205 - Touch panel system: A touch panel system includes a closeness detection section 102 for detecting whether or not a position pointing member is brought close to a touch panel, a coordinate calculation section 108 for calculating the coordinate value on the detection face when the position pointing member is brought close to the... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100302206 - Touch sensing display and touch panel thereof: A touch panel includes a transparent substrate and a touch sensor. The transparent substrate has a cavity formed on one surface of the transparent substrate, and the touch sensor is provided inside the cavity of the transparent substrate.... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20100302202 - Touch sensor, display device, and electronic apparatus: A touch sensor includes a touch drive electrode, a touch detection electrode provided opposed to or side by side with the touch drive electrode and forming an electrostatic capacitance between the touch detection electrode and the touch drive electrode, and a touch detection circuit detecting a contact or proximity position... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20100302208 - Device and method for performing optical navigation without using lenses: An optical navigation device and method for performing optical navigation uses an optically transparent flexible film, which is positioned over a sensor that includes an image sensor array, to allow the image sensor array to receive imaging light from a target surface that is produced in response to illumination light... Agent: Kathy Manke Avago Technologies Limited

20100302209 - Optic having a cladding: Various embodiments of wedge-shaped light guide optics are disclosed. One embodiment comprises a wedge-shaped light guide having opposing first and second faces and includes a material having a first refractive index. The first face of the wedge-shaped light guide supports a cladding layer having a second refractive index less than... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100302207 - Optical touch control method and apparatus thereof: An optical touch control method and apparatus are disclosed. The touch control method is used to provide a shadow from an object in accordance with a light source, and to determine the touch time and the touch location of the object in the display according to a width variance of... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20100302210 - Touch sensing: A touch-screen device includes a radiation source, a waveguide configured to receive radiation emitted by the source and to cause some of the radiation to undergo total internal reflection within the waveguide, a pliable frustrating layer disposed relative to the waveguide to enable the frustrating layer to contact the waveguide... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100302211 - Touch screen detecting method and apparatus: Techniques for detecting one or more touches on a touch screen are disclosed. According to one aspect of the present invention, at least three predetermined points are provided, where each of the at least three predetermined points has a wave receptor mounted thereat. When a touch to the touch screen... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Agency

20100302212 - Touch personalization for a display device: A computing device includes a touch display, a collection module, a characterization module, and an adjustment module. The collection module is configured to identify one or more touch attributes of an input tool interacting with the touch display. Each such touch attribute represents an interaction characteristic of the input tool... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100302213 - Bendable stylus: Stylus includes a first body at the front end and a second body at the back end, where the second body pivots to the first body and is capable of rotating between a straight position and a bending position. The stylus further includes a restraining member selectively moving to engage... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100302217 - Gate signal line driving circuit and display device: A gate signal line driving circuit which suppresses noises in a gate signal and a display device which uses the gate signal line driving circuit are provided. A first basic circuit provided to a gate signal line driving circuit includes a HIGH voltage applying switching element which applies a HIGH... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20100302218 - Illumination devices and methods of fabrication thereof: Illumination devices and methods of making same are disclosed. In one embodiment, a display device includes a light modulating array and a light guide configured to receive light into at least one edge of the light guide. The display device can also include a light turning layer disposed such that... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20100302220 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device and a driving method thereof that are adaptive for detecting a presence and a frequency range of an input signal applied to the liquid crystal display. In the device, a timing controller is provided with a signal presence determiner for detecting an application of an... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20100302215 - Liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display panel thereof: A pixel array of a liquid crystal display panel in a half source driver (HSD) model is provided. Each two pixels adjacent in the array location are connected to different data lines. Accordingly, the liquid crystal display panel adopting the driving manner of the column inversion can achieve the display... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20100302214 - Method of synchronizing a driving device and display apparatus for performing the method: A display apparatus includes a driving part and a display panel. The driving part includes a master timing controller and at least one slave timing controller synchronized with the master timing controller using a first data enable signal received by the master timing controller and a second data enable signal... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100302221 - Organic electroluminescence display device and manufacturing method thereof: An organic electroluminescence display includes a first electrode and an auxiliary wire each either on or in a substrate. A luminescent layer is over the first electrode, and a hole transport layer is between the luminescent layer and the first electrode. The hole transport layer extends from over the first... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100302216 - Portable device: Deterioration of television reception sensitivity is prevented by using a noise signal generated from a noise signal source in a portable device. A first case includes a first coupling element connected to one of input parts of the noise-cancelling section in a part of a facing surface thereof. A second... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100302219 - Video output apparatus and video output method: A video output apparatus of the present invention includes an acquisition unit configured to acquire information about display states of a plurality of display devices, a video output unit configured to output video data to the display devices, and a control unit configured to, when a display device to which... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20100302223 - Image display device: An image display device includes an image display panel (4) with an image detection function, and includes a plurality of pixels disposed in a matrix and a plurality of photosensors (17) disposed in correspondence with the pixels in a display region. The pixels each have a plurality of sub-pixels (5),... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100302222 - Lcd and display property adjusting method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a graphic processor, a number of sensors, an optical signal collecting unit, a property saving unit, a property comparing unit, and a property setting unit. The optical signal collecting unit receives optical analog signals generated by the number of sensors, and converts the received... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20100302228 - Light emitting apparatus, method for driving light emitting apparatus and electronic apparatus: A light emitting apparatus includes a pixel circuit, and a drive circuit which drives the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit has a light emitting device, a driving transistor connected in series to the light emitting device, a capacitative element arranged between a gate and a source of the driving transistor,... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100302226 - Light source device and display device including the same: A light source device with an improved contrast ratio between a bright portion and a dark portion of a displayed image and a display divide including the light source device. In order to change a reflectance of a portion of a reflection sheet 110, 111 with gradation in response to... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20100302227 - Liquid crystal display panel and liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display panel in which coordinate detection electrodes are formed on a first substrate and protruding contact portions are formed on a second substrate as a touch panel function includes a conversion circuit formed therein. The conversion circuit subjects information indicative of whether the protruding contact portions are... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20100302225 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus a plasma display panel including a front substrate on which a scan electrode and a sustain electrode are positioned parallel to each other, a rear substrate on which an address electrode is positioned to cross the scan electrode and the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100302224 - 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, a minimum voltage detected during a set-down period of a reset period... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100302229 - Simple matrix addressing in a display: An addressing mechanism for charging and discharging quasi-capacitive elements in an X-Y matrix. The addressing mechanism may be configured to toggle a resistor-capacitor (RC) time constant between large and small values such as by opening or closing a circuit path to a low impedance resistor disposed in parallel with a... Agent: Rambus/fulbright & Jaworski L.L.P.

20100302230 - Liquid crystal display device: An LCD device includes dual gate transistors provided to an output portion of the shift register for outputting a gate voltage. As such, the charge/discharge time of the output portion is reduced so the response time of liquid crystal is improved.... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20100302231 - Self-emission type display device with heat sink: A system for displaying images is provided. The system includes a self-emission type display device including an organic light-emitting device interposed between a first substrate and a second substrate, a driving chip, and a thermal conductive layer. The first substrate has a pixel region and a peripheral circuit region. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20100302232 - Image display device and method for controlling the same: Provided is an image display device. The image display device includes an external signal input unit connected to an external device, a user input unit, a memory unit, a controller, and a display unit. The user input unit selects the external device connected to the external signal input unit. The... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100302235 - Efficient composition of a stereoscopic image for a 3-d tv: The present invention relates to a method for efficiently composing multiple images into one stereoscopic image comprising the steps of: (a) receiving a first image of said multiple images; (b) blending said first image with a mask, using a pixel base blender, for producing a first blended image; (c) receiving... Agent: Kevin D. Mccarthy Roach Brown Mccarthy & Gruber, P.C.

20100302236 - Extensible map with pluggable modes: An extensible map module allows facilitates development of new map styles and presentation elements. Projection and presentation functions are at least partially separated, so that new styles or modes can be developed without impacting existing presentation element features. Similarly, new presentation elements can be developed independently from a particular mode... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20100302239 - Image generation apparatus, image generation program, medium that records the program, and image generation method: It is an object of the present invention to move a viewpoint position and a direction of a line of sight a player character with an intuitive operation method without requiring pre-study. In a case where a player touches a point within a movement determination region, a virtual 3D spatial... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20100302238 - Image generation system, image generation method, and computer program product: An image generation system includes a character control section, a virtual camera control section, an image generation section, and a motion mode switch section. The motion mode switch section switches a motion mode of a character from a free-move mode to a battle mode when an encounter event between the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100302240 - Imaging system: Signals from an object in a field of view are detected by an array of directional sensors and “re-converged” to create a three-dimensional image as the object changes contrast or moves relative to the sensors. Each sensor is oriented along an axis toward the field of view. Sensor signals are... Agent: Sunstein Kann Murphy & Timbers LLP

20100302234 - Method of establishing dof data of 3d image and system thereof: A method and a system of establishing depth of field data of a 3D image, applicable to a 3D image including a first and a second visual image. The system includes a storage module, an offset calculator, and a comparator. An offset vector matrix includes data fields in the same... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20100302237 - Terminal device and control program thereof: In a mobile phone 1, when three-dimensionally showing display information in a display section 17, a central controlling section 11 determines the 3D depth based on the brightness of the surrounding area detected by a surrounding brightness detecting section 24, determines the 3D depth based on the brightness of the... Agent: Cohen, Pontani, Lieberman & Pavane LLP

20100302233 - Virtual diving system and method: An underwater diving simulation system includes at least three surface electronics units defining a diving area in proximity to a desired dive location. Each surface electronics unit includes a microprocessor-controlled transceiver that receives x-y-z position data from an underwater acoustical transponder located on a diver who is located in the... Agent: James W. Pravel Pravel Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100302241 - Cad system and method for wireframe coupling: Methods for use in a CAD system. One method includes loading CAD data, the CAD data including a first 2D wireframe geometry and a first 3D feature. The method also includes maintaining a first bi-directional logical relationship between the first 2D wireframe geometry and the first 3D feature and receiving... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100302242 - System and method for selectable display in object models: A method for displaying objects in a CAD system, and corresponding CAD system and computer program product. The method includes loading a graphic model with a plurality of model elements including edges and faces in a CAD system and receiving a selection of a display technique to be used on... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20100302243 - Method and apparatus for capturing geolocating and measuring oblique images: A computerized system for displaying, geolocating, and taking measurements from captured oblique images includes a data file accessible by the computer system. The data file includes a plurality of image files corresponding to a plurality of captured oblique images, and positional data corresponding to the images. Image display and analysis... Agent: Dunlap Codding, P.C.

20100302246 - Graphics processing unit with deferred vertex shading: Techniques are described for processing graphics images with a graphics processing unit (GPU) using deferred vertex shading. An example method includes the following: generating, within a processing pipeline of a graphics processing unit (GPU), vertex coordinates for vertices of each primitive within an image geometry, wherein the vertex coordinates comprise... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20100302244 - Providing a visible light source in an interactive three-dimensional compositing application: Some embodiments provide a three dimensional (3D) compositing application that provides a set of lighting tools for the user to better visualize the effects of a light in a 3D space by allowing a user to incorporate interactive visible light sources into a 3D scene that may be a part... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100302245 - Providing interactive light controls in a three-dimensional compositing application: Some embodiments provide a three dimensional (3D) compositing application that provides a set of lighting tools for the user to better visualize the effects of a light in a 3D space by allowing a user to incorporate interactive visible light sources into a 3D scene that may be a part... Agent: Adeli & Tollen, LLP

20100302249 - Apparatus, systems and methods for layout of scene graphs using node bounding areas: A value is assigned to a layout bound of a first node in a scene graph. The layout bound constitutes a bounding volume for the object corresponding to the node and may be the display properties of the object and a first set of display modifiers for the node but... Agent: Polsinelli Shughart PC On Behalf Of Oracle America, Inc.

20100302248 - Generating and displaying an application flow diagram that maps business transactions for application performance engineering: A method and apparatus for generating and displaying an application flow diagram for an application. The application flow diagram includes: a set of business transaction display elements representing critical business transactions that sustain or provide revenue for an organization; a set of service display elements representing services required by the... Agent: Schmeiser, Olsen & Watts

20100302250 - Method and device for providing a bio-feedback on a muscle trainer: In a method for controlling a display device on a muscle trainer equipped with at least one force sensor for sensing a person's periodic or sustained muscular force, in which display device a currently applied muscular force is depicted in relation to a target muscular force or to a maximum... Agent: Bachman & Lapointe, P.C.

20100302247 - Target digitization, extraction, and tracking: Techniques may comprise identifying surfaces, textures, and object dimensions from unorganized point clouds derived from a capture device, such as a depth sensing device. Employing target digitization may comprise surface extraction, identifying points in a point cloud, labeling surfaces, computing object properties, tracking changes in object properties over time, and... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100302251 - Structure of animation font file and text displaying method of handheld terminal: The present disclosure relates to a structure of an animation font file and a text displaying method of a handheld terminal. The structure of the animation font file and the text displaying method may realize an animation using limited hardware resources without using images or videos by sequentially displaying plural... Agent: David A. Einhorn, Esq. Baker & Hostetler LLP

20100302254 - Animation system and methods for generating animation based on text-based data and user information: Animation devices and a method that may output text-based data as an animation, are provided. The device may be a terminal, such as a mobile phone, a computer, and the like. The animation device may extract one or more emotions corresponding to a result obtained by analyzing text-based data. The... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20100302255 - Method and system for generating a contextual segmentation challenge for an automated agent: Provided is a system and method for generating a contextual segmentation challenge that poses an identification challenge. The method including obtaining at least one ad element and obtaining a test element. The ad element and the test element then combined to provide a composite image. At least one noise characteristic... Agent: Law Office Of Daniel W. Roberts

20100302252 - Multiple personality articulation for animated characters: A method for a computer system includes determining a model for a first personality of a component of an object, wherein the model for the first personality of the component is associated with a component name and a first personality indicia, determining a model for a second personality of the... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP/pixar

20100302253 - Real time retargeting of skeletal data to game avatar: Techniques for generating an avatar model during the runtime of an application are herein disclosed. The avatar model can be generated from an image captured by a capture device. End-effectors can be positioned an inverse kinematics can be used to determine positions of other nodes in the avatar model.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100302256 - System and method for video choreography: An electronic entertainment system for creating a video sequence by executing video game camera behavior based upon a video game sound file includes a memory configured to store an action event/camera behavior (AE/CB) database, game software such as an action generator module, and one or more sound files. In addition,... Agent: Carr & Ferrell LLP

20100302258 - Inverse kinematics for motion-capture characters: A method for a computer system comprising receiving a displacement for a first object model surface from a user determined in response to a first physical motion captured pose, determining a weighted combination of a first displacement group and a second displacement group from the displacement, wherein the first displacement... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20100302257 - Systems and methods for applying animations or motions to a character: An virtual character such as an on-screen object, an avatar, an on-screen character, or the like may be animated using a live motion of a user and a pre-recorded motion. For example, a live motion of a user may be captured and a pre-recorded motion such as a pre-recorded artist... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100302259 - Drawing data processing method, graphics drawing system and graphics drawing data generation program: A drawing data processing method for arranging data concerning each of the plurality of vertices to generate a third list to be input in a drawing processor, the method include: selecting a first data generation process appropriate to the first and third data formats; selecting a second data generation process... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20100302260 - Multimedia and multichannel information system: The invention relates to a multimedia and multichannel information system comprising a central unit and a plurality of remote units equipped with display, connected to the central unit by means of a transmission network, system characterized in that it is provided with bi-directional data transmission means on said network, and... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20100302261 - Fixed function pipeline application remoting through a shader pipeline conversion layer: Systems, methods and computer readable media are disclosed for sending a client graphics data across a remote session for an application, where the application makes fixed function pipeline API calls and the client and server support shader pipeline API calls for the remote session. fixed function pipeline graphics calls from... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20100302262 - Display for information storage module: A computer memory system (20) which comprises a media module (22); a host computer (24) configured to accommodate the media module (22) in removable fashion; and a display unit (26). The media module (22) is configured to store electronic data. The host computer (24) comprises a docking station (30) configured... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20100302263 - Information processing apparatus and switching control method for audio output destination: An apparatus including: a speaker; a sound controller for generating audio data; an audio driver for controlling the sound controller; and a connection terminal configured to attach a cable for simultaneously transmitting video data and audio data to an external monitor. When it is determined that the external monitor has... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20100302265 - Display control device: A display control device for controlling a display panel includes a contents frame rate detector detecting a contents frame rate of an input image data and outputting a repetitive frame number dependent from a display frame rate of the display panel and the detected contents frame rate; a frame memory... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20100302264 - Image processing device and image processing method: A display timing setting unit determines the timing of rendering an image by raster scanning. A pixel reading unit reads a pixel according to timing information output from the display timing setting unit. An area of interest information input unit enters information for identifying an arbitrary area of interest within... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP

20100302266 - Integrated circuit apparatus, electro-optical apparatus, and electronic equipment: An integrated circuit apparatus includes data-line drive circuits, an offset register that stores offset set values corresponding to a plurality of pixels, and correction circuits that perform processing of correcting the offsets on the basis of the offset set values. The offset register stores offset set values for the positive... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100302267 - Extended rotation and sharpening of an object viewed from a finite number of angles: A method of continuously rotating a subject object top over bottom over top on a display screen encompasses jumping to a view having a longitude that is 180 degrees from the previous and displaying the image in an up-side-down orientation. Upon pausing, or completing the rotation by releasing the mouse... Agent: Roland W Montague

20100302268 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes a display panel which receives a light, a backlight which provides the light to the display panel in response to a driving voltage, and a backlight driver which applies the driving voltage to the backlight. The backlight is turned on and off during a communication period... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20100302269 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: Saturation information and luminance information are obtained from each pixel included in a frame, and thereafter histogram information corresponding to luminance information is generated by summering weighting coefficient, wherein weighting coefficient is obtained in accordance with the saturation information. The maximum luminance is determined based on the histogram information, and... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20100302270 - Processing for multi-channel signals: Method and apparatus for improved processing for multi-channel signals. In an exemplary embodiment, an anomaly metric is computed for a multi-channel signal over a time window. The magnitude of the anomaly metric may be used to determine whether an anomaly is present in the multi-channel signal over the time window.... Agent: Neurovista / Shay Glenn

20100302271 - Image-based source gamut adjustment for compression-type gamut mapping algorithm: Color management which converts source device colors into counterpart colors in a destination device color space. Device independent source and destination device gamut boundaries are obtained. A color image is generated in the source device color space. The color image is transformed into an image in a device independent color... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20100302272 - Enhancing images using known characteristics of image subjects: A method performed by one or more computers programmed to enhance images, the method including receiving an image and a face region associated with the image, sampling pixels from the face region, generating, based on the sampled pixels, a face-region evaluation, identifying a modification to the image based on the... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C.

20100302273 - System and method for adjusting display input values: Systems and methods of providing user-selected color characteristics for an LCD device to a host system are disclosed. An exemplary method includes receiving user input at the LCD device, the user input specifying color information for each of a plurality of color presets selected by the user. The method also... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20100302274 - Image display device and control method therefor: An image display device and a control method therefor are disclosed. The image display device manages the positions of objects by dividing its display screen into grids. Thus, overlap between objects is efficiently prevented and unnecessary computations for avoiding the overlap are relieved from a controller. Also, the displayed area... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20100302275 - System and method for displaying selected garments on a computer-simulated mannequin: A method and system for providing a computer-simulated environment for displaying a selected mannequin wearing a combination of selected garments. In one aspect, three-dimensional scenes containing mannequin and garment objects are created within a three-dimensional modeling environment, and a simulation is performed using a cloth simulator within the modeling environment... Agent: MurrayIPConsulting Inc

20100302276 - Apparatus for enabling users to view images, methods and computer readable storage mediums: An apparatus including a first expander configured to provide a first image and including a first portion configured to provide a first calibration image; a second expander configured to provide a second image and including a second portion configured to provide a second calibration image; and a controller configured to... Agent: Harrington & Smith

20100302277 - Image modification for web pages: Provided is a method of providing a feature in a web browser that enables a user to adjust a downloaded image to correctly display on the user's computer screen. The disclosed technology provides a mechanism that enables a user to adjust images in a web page. The claimed subject matter... Agent: Greg Goshorn, P.C.

20100302278 - Rotation smoothing of a user interface: This is directed to animating transitions in a user interface as the orientation of the user interface changes. An electronic device can display a user interface in any suitable orientation, including for example in portrait and landscape modes (e.g., based on the orientation of the display). To provide a resource... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20100302279 - Generating voronoi treemaps: A system described herein includes a receiver component that receives a tree-structured dataset that includes multiple branches that are hierarchically related to one another. The system also includes an executor component that causes a programmable graphical processing unit to generate a Voronoi treemap based at least in part upon the... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100302280 - Rendering aligned perspective images: Techniques and systems are disclosed for navigating human scale image data using aligned perspective images. A consecutive sequence of digital images is stacked together by aligning consecutive images laterally with an image offset between edges of consecutive images corresponding to a distance between respective view windows of the consecutive images.... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20100302281 - Mobile device capable of touch-based zooming and control method thereof: A mobile device has a touch sensitive surface such as a touch screen. In a touch-based zooming control method, the mobile device displays target data of a selected content on a screen. While the target data is displayed, the mobile device activates a zoom mode in response to a given... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20100302282 - Laser aiming spot distinguishing methods and apparatus: System and methods for distinguishing a laser aiming spot associated with a particular firearm from other laser aiming spots are disclosed. The laser aiming spot may be distinguished by imaging a field of view, the field of view including the laser aiming spot and the other laser aiming spots, identifying... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20100302283 - Graphic display device: When a user carries out a specific operation at high speed in a conventional display device and the like, information stored in advance at a memory is not sufficient to display but it is necessary to acquire the information required for displaying from a server on a network, an external... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20100302287 - Display driving device and display driving system: Overdrive over multiple frames is made more efficient in a display device drive circuit that drives a display device so slow in response that target brightness is not reached even after overdrive is performed for one frame. When a display gray scale is changed from a first gray scale to... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20100302288 - Dual ended driver circuit for lcd backlight and the method thereof: A dual ended driver circuit for a LCD backlight is disclosed. The circuit comprises a master board and a slave board, which provides a first output drive signal and a second output drive signal to either end of a lamp set, respectively. The circuit only uses one control chip to... Agent: Perkins Coie LLP Patent-sea

20100302284 - Electro-optical device: An electro-optical device that facilitates assembly of the electro-optical device composed of a plurality of display tiles on a wall surface, and its assembly method are provided. It includes a plurality of display tiles, and a foundation structure having a plurality of regions, wherein the foundation structure is equipped with... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100302286 - Light emitting device and electronic apparatus: A light emitting device includes: pixel circuits, each of which includes a light emitting element and a drive transistor connected in series with each other and a holding capacitor disposed between a path connecting the light emitting element and the drive transistor and a gate of the drive transistor; and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20100302285 - Pixel circuit and display device: A pixel circuit of at least one embodiment of the present invention includes: a display element whose light emitting luminance is controlled by a supplied current; at least one first switching element section whose output current characteristic shows a saturation characteristic in response to an input variable serving as a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20100302289 - Backlight device and display apparatus having the same: In a backlight device and a driving method thereof, a voltage controller controls a voltage level of a first input voltage in response to a dimming signal to output a second input voltage. A pulse generator receives the second input voltage from the voltage controller and generates a pulse signal... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20100302290 - Display assembly and method for driving a display unit of a display assembly: A display assembly comprising a backlight unit having at least two optical waveguide elements lying alongside one another, and configured such that light is emitted with a greater brightness in a boundary region of the optical waveguide elements than outside the boundary regions, a display unit arranged such that during... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper LLP (us)

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