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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems January recently filed with US Patent Office 01/11

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20110018785 - Slide-out information display: Slide-out and roll-up information displays and methods supply enlarged viewing areas. A slide-out information display device includes stacked display segments wherein each of the display segments except one is at least partially covered by the others. Separable bezel segments support the display segments, the stacked display segments being uncovered when... Agent: Fay Sharpe LLP / Xerox - Parc

20110018786 - Plasma display panel and plasma display device: There is provided a technique for discharge stabilization of a plasma display panel by forming magnesium oxide with a large diameter and adjusting residual amounts of impurities contained in the magnesium oxide. That is, discharge stabilization material particle, which is coated on a protective-film layer of protecting electrodes and supplies... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110018787 - Display device: Provided is a display device including: a display region in which a plurality of pixels each including a light emitting element are arranged; a power supply unit provided outside the display region; a plurality of power supply lines connected to the power supply unit, for supplying power to the elements;... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110018788 - Organic el display device: A solid-sealing type organic EL display device having an excellent mechanical strength, sealed by a highly reliable sealing method and in which the luminescence property is less deteriorated. A laminate film including a thermoplastic adhesive member and a barrier layer against moisture is disposed on an upper electrode that is... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110018790 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes gate and data lines on a first substrate, wherein the gate lines cross the data lines to define sub-pixels, thin film transistors adjacent to where the gate lines cross the data lines, pixel electrodes connected to the thin film transistors, common electrodes at left... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110018789 - Liquid crystal module: A liquid crystal module includes a liquid crystal panel, a plastic frame enclosing a periphery of the liquid crystal panel and a metal shell coupled with the plastic frame. A plurality of aseismatic portions are protruded outwards from at least one of the plastic frame and the metal shell. The... Agent: Lin & Associates Intellectual Property, Inc.

20110018791 - Liquid crystal display device: The present invention provides a liquid crystal display device which includes a first pixel and a second pixel which are arranged close to each other and are allocated to the same color, and color filters which differ in color tone and are formed on the first pixel and the second... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP.

20110018792 - Multimode source driver and display device having the same: A multimode source driver for driving a display device in provided, including a bus swapping circuit, connecting a first data bus to one of first and second internal buses and connecting a second data bus to the other one of the first and second internal buses according to a swapping... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20110018796 - Electronic device: In a car stereo system, when an object such as a hand comes close to a sensing range of a proximity sensor provided near an illumination button while a display section and lights of an operation section that are provided on a front face of the car stereo system are... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110018795 - Method and apparatus for controlling electronic device using user interaction: A method and an apparatus for controlling an electronic device according to a user interaction occurring in a space neighboring the electronic device. The method for controlling an electronic device using an input interaction includes: recognizing at least one interaction occurring in a space neighboring the electronic device; and controlling... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20110018794 - Method and apparatus for controlling mobile and consumer electronic devices: Various methods for controlling a device is disclosed including dynamically selecting a set of mappings defining how a gesture made by a movement of at least one wearable item will be interpreted as one or more commands; determining whether the gesture has a mapping in the set of mappings; and... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110018793 - Mobile device customizer: A method and system for customizing a mobile host device is disclosed. An accessory device for interfacing with and customizing a mobile host device includes a communication channel designed to establish a bi-directional communication link between the accessory device and the host device. The accessory device also includes a processor... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (sd)

20110018799 - Computer system having wireless optical pen: An exemplary computer system includes a monitor, a wireless optical pen, a camera module, and a host. The wireless optical pen is configured for projecting an infrared light spot and emitting two visible light beams having different wavelengths to project two visible light spots. The camera module is mounted to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110018798 - Cursor control device: A cursor control device having a low profile characteristic is disclosed to include a module holder defining an accommodation space and a slot, an operation module having a carrier frame mounted in the accommodation space and inserted through the slot, a rolling roll rotatably and axially movably set in a... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20110018800 - Optical pointing apparatus and portable electronic apparatus with the same: An optical pointing device and a portable electronic device having the same, in which external noise light and/or noise light due to diffused reflection or the like is prevented from being introduced into an optical sensor enhancing precision of operation and providing a housing with improved structure. The device includes... Agent: Patterson Thuente Christensen Pedersen, P.A.

20110018797 - Trajectory-based control method and apparatus thereof: This disclosure discloses a trajectory-based control method which includes the steps of: obtaining at least one smoothed coordinate of an object in accordance with an object tracking procedure; performing a function control mode or a cursor control mode in accordance with a first trajectory of the object, wherein the first... Agent: Egbert Law Offices

20110018805 - Location-detecting system and arrangement method thereof: The invention discloses a location-detecting system including an indication region, one of a camera unit and a light-emitting unit, and an optical device. The indication region is for indication of a target location thereon. One of the camera unit and the light-emitting unit is disposed at a first location of... Agent: CovenantIPConsulting Co.

20110018804 - Operation control device and operation control method: There is provided an operation control device including a motion detection part which detects an object to be detected, which is moved by motion of a user, a motion determination part which determines motion of the object to be detected based on a detection result, a movable region movement processing... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20110018802 - Remote control device and multimedia system: A remote control device for a multimedia device includes a housing, a touch pad placed on a plane of the housing and comprising a dedicated touch area, a signal determination unit placed inside the housing and coupled to the touch pad for generating an indication signal corresponding to an output... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110018803 - Spatial, multi-modal control device for use with spatial operating system: A system comprising an input device includes a detector coupled to a processor. The detector detects an orientation of the input device. The input device has multiple modal orientations corresponding to the orientation. The modal orientations correspond to multiple input modes of a gestural control system. The detector is coupled... Agent: Gregory & Martensen LLP

20110018801 - Visual input/output device with light shelter: A visual input/output device with a light shield is disclosed. The device includes an active area for performing visual input/output tasks, and a non-active area surrounding the active area in the peripheral area of the device. The light shield is formed in the non-active area for substantially preventing unwanted light... Agent: Stout, Uxa, Buyan & Mullins LLP

20110018807 - Device that manages power provided to an object sensor: A hand-held device with a sensor for providing a signal indicative of a position of the hand-held device relative to an object surface enables power to the sensor at a first time interval when the hand-held device is indicated to be in a position that is stationary and adjacent relative... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20110018806 - Information processing apparatus, computer readable medium, and pointing method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus includes a display module, a coordinate information generation module, a cursor display module, and a processing module. The display module displays image information on a display screen. The coordinate information generation module detects that objects are simultaneously contacted with or approached to... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20110018808 - Information display method for portable terminal and apparatus using the same: Provided is an information display method of a portable terminal, which includes activating a user function of the portable terminal; determining a relation function related to the user function; collecting relation information according to the determined relation function; and outputting the relation information.... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20110018809 - Personal identification number input device: According to one embodiment, a personal identification number input device includes a device main body having an input unit for a personal identification number, a shielding member attached to the device main body and configured to shield the input unit for an identification number from the outside, and a non-slip... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20110018810 - Handheld electronic device having facilitated input and associated method: An improved handheld electronic device and an improved method facilitate the entry of data when the data is provided in a predetermined data format. In the depicted exemplary embodiment, the handheld electronic device includes a user interface that facilitates the entry of data having a predetermined data format.... Agent: Rim

20110018824 - Display system and method of controlling the same: Disclosed are a display system and a method of controlling the same, the display system including: an input device which includes a movable light interceptor and selectively intercepts light; a display panel which is touched with the input device; an emitter which emits light; a receiver which receives light; and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110018813 - Electro-osmotic tactile display: The present disclosure generally relates to tactile display devices that include a reservoir for containing a driving fluid. A plurality of toxel portions may be sensitively drivable by the fluid for causing toxels to be displayed, and a pump member associated with the reservoir and toxel portions may pump the... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department

20110018820 - Electronic apparatus with improved functionality: The invention relates to an electronic apparatus comprising a flexible display 12 cooperating with a housing 15 and conceived to be alternated between an at least partially collapsed state and an at least partially extended state, said housing 15 comprising a substantially rigid portion 16a, 16b, 16c conceived to at... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20110018826 - Electrostatic capacitance type input apparatus and display apparatus with input function including the same: Disclosed herein is an electrostatic capacitance type input apparatus, including, a first substrate, a flexible second substrate disposed so as to face the first substrate, a first electrode for detection of a depressed position, the first electrode being provided either on a surface side, in the first substrate, facing the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20110018812 - Fast typographical error correction for touchscreen keyboards: Techniques are provided for receiving an input from a touchscreen keyboard of a touchscreen display device having a display area, where the touchscreen keyboard is displayed in a first part of a display area and the input represents a selected key on the touchscreen keyboard. A character corresponding to the... Agent: Edell, Shapiro, & Finnan, LLC

20110018822 - Gesture recognition method and touch system incorporating the same: A gesture recognition method for a touch system includes the steps of: capturing images looking across a plate surface with at least one image sensor; processing the images to determine a contact state variation of a single pointer on the plate surface; and recognizing whether a relative variation between the... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20110018811 - Gradual proximity touch screen: In an example embodiment, there is disclosed herein an apparatus comprising a touch screen display, a sensing mechanism operable to sense an object in proximity of the touch screen display, and control logic coupled to the sensing mechanism and the touch screen display. The control logic is operable to calculate... Agent: Tucker Ellis & West LLP

20110018831 - Human interfaces for vehicles, homes, and other applications: The disclosed invention concerns novel methods and apparatus for controlling computer systems using both touch screens and physical controls, and is useful in many applications such as vehicles, homes and the like. Physical controls and virtual displayed controls on single and multipoint touch screens are used, separately or in combination... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Intellectual Property Group

20110018832 - Human interfaces for vehicles, homes, and other applications: The disclosed invention concerns novel methods and apparatus for controlling computer systems using both touch screens and physical controls, and is useful in many applications such as vehicles, homes and the like. Physical controls and virtual displayed controls on single and multipoint touch screens are used, separately or in combination... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Intellectual Property Group

20110018827 - Information processing apparatus, display method, and display program: An information processing apparatus includes a position detecting section that detects a touch position of a pointing object on a display screen of a display section, a region detecting section that detects a region on the display screen which is hidden by the pointing object, and a control section that... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20110018821 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method and program: An information processing apparatus includes a first touch panel, a second touch panel, and a controller. The first touch panel displays a first object and detects a first touch operation of a user on the first object. The second touch panel displays a second object and detects a second touch... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110018835 - Input detection device, input detection method, program, and storage medium: An input detection device (1) of the present invention has a multi-point detection touch panel (3), and further includes: image generation means generating an image of an object sensed by the touch panel (3); determination means determining whether or not the image matches a predetermined reference image prepared in advance;... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110018818 - Map display device: A circular contour is drawn by hand so as to surround icons 21a through 21f that are crowded together. As a result, a circle 32 is drawn upon a display monitor 16 at almost the same position and of almost the same size as the circle that was drawn by... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20110018830 - Method for providing human input to a computer: The invention provides a method for providing human input to a computer which allows a user to interact with a display connected to the computer. The method includes the steps of placing a first target on a first portion of the user's body, using an electro-optical sensing means, sensing data... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Intellectual Property Group

20110018833 - Mobile communication terminal and information display method thereof: An information display method in a mobile communication terminal. The method includes displaying information on a display unit of the mobile terminal, generating a scrolling start signal, and scrolling the information with a positive acceleration based on the generated scrolling start signal.... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110018816 - Modular touch control assembly and electronic device having the same: A modular touch control assembly is applicable to an electronic device for generating contact operating signals and a press operating signals. The modular touch control assembly includes a substrate, a touchpad, and at least one elastic member. The touchpad is disposed on the substrate, and is provided to be contacted... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110018829 - Mutual capacitance sensing array: A method and apparatus for sensing a conductive object by a mutual capacitance sensing array is described according to an embodiment of the present invention. The mutual capacitance sensing array comprises one or more sensor elements. Each sensor element comprises an outer frame including a conductive material. A cavity is... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20110018823 - Organic light emitting diode display device including tough panel: An OLED display device includes a display panel configured to display an image, a touch panel on a first surface of the display panel, a frame covering side surfaces of the display panel, and an adhesive tape connecting the touch panel both to the frame and the display panel.... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110018825 - Sensing a type of action used to operate a touch panel: Apparatus and methods relate to a touch panel and a sensor that senses a type of action used to operate the touch panel. The sensor can be a vibration sensor that senses a vibration caused by an object contacting the touch panel. The sensor can be separate from the touch... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20110018828 - Touch device, control method and control unit for multi-touch environment: A touch device for multi-touch environment generates a sensing signal in response to an object touch thereon, generates an event signal according to the sensing signal and a control signal, generates a cursor signal according to coordinate information of each touch point contained in the sensing signal and the event... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20110018819 - Touch panel interface system used on touch panel, touch device, and method thereof: For solving the defect that a hardware clock of a serial peripheral interface bus has to cooperate with slower software-simulated clocks used by a microprocessor while applying serial peripheral interface buses on a large-scale touch panel, a programmable logic device is used as a bridge of communicating information between the... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110018815 - Touch screen panel and method of manufacturing the same: Provided are a touch screen panel and a method of manufacturing the same. The touch screen panel comprises: a substrate; a first reflection-preventing film formed on the substrate; a first gate wiring formed on the first reflection-preventing film; and a sensing wiring formed above the first gate wiring to be... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20110018834 - Touch system and recognition method: A touch system including a touch panel and a readout circuit is disclosed. The touch panel is integrated with a plurality of photosensitive elements within pixel elements, and capable of displaying at least touch position by at least an optical inputting. The touch panel provides a signal data when the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110018817 - Touchpad-enabled remote controller and user interaction methods: The hand held case of the remote control unit includes at least one touchpad, and other sensors, such as acceleration sensors, case perimeter sensors, pressure sensors, RF signal sensors. These sensors provide a rich array of sensory inputs that are classified by a pattern recognizer to generate control commands for... Agent: Gregory A. Stobbs

20110018814 - Virtual device buttons: Various implementations of virtual device button simulation are disclosed.... Agent: OmikronIPLaw Group

20110018836 - Capacitive touch control module and method for making the same: A capacitive touch control module includes a touch screen, an indium tin oxide conducting layer and a shell. The touch screen has an outer surface and an opposite inner surface. The indium tin oxide conducting layer is disposed on the inner surface of the touch screen and thus forms a... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110018838 - Capacitive type touch panel: A capacitive type touch panel comprises a transparent substrate, a transparent conductive layer, an insulating layer, and a plurality of first leads. The transparent conductive layer is overlaid on a surface of the transparent substrate and comprises a plurality of first electrodes, a plurality of second electrodes and a plurality... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110018837 - Multi-touch detection method for touch panel: An apparatus and a method for controlling a touch panel are disclosed herein, the apparatus includes an object detection module and an adjusting device. The object detection module can detect a position of at least one object contacting the touch panel. A position analyzer recognizes position of the object and... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110018839 - Touch panel display device: A touch panel display device includes an upper substrate and a lower substrate opposite to the upper substrate. The lower substrate includes scan lines, data lines intersecting with the data lines and contact sensor modules. Each contact sensor module includes a readout line spaced from the data lines, a readout... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110018840 - Touch screen system: A touch screen system includes an in-cell type optical touch device for displaying images and receiving a light signal, an out-cell type touch device for sensing a finger or a non-optical stylus, a first functional unit connected with the in-cell type optical touch device, a second functional unit connected with... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110018841 - Two-dimensional position sensor: A capacitive position sensor for determining the position of an object along first and second directions is described. The sensor comprises a substrate having an arrangement of electrodes mounted on a single surface thereof. The electrodes are arranged so as to define an array of sensing cells arranged in columns... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20110018842 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a plurality of first pixels and second pixels. Each first pixel has a light sensing component for sensing light then generating a first sensing signal and a switch. The switch contains a first end coupled to the light sensing component, a control end for receiving a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110018844 - Method and system for inputting document information: Provided are document information input method and system. When a user writes a document by using an input pen at a working site, a position of the input pen used by the user is measured in real time and position information is transmitted through a wired or wireless communication network... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110018843 - Writing device, display sheet, and electronic device: A writing device for displaying an image on a display layer having a containing portion in which electrophoretic particles are contained, includes: a casing; a power supply provided in the casing; an electrode portion which is provided in the casing and is electrically connected to the power supply; and a... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110018847 - Display apparatus: Provided is a display apparatus capable of reducing the scale of a drive circuit and decreasing the frame. A display area in which pixels are provided in matrix, a scanning line drive circuit for driving scanning lines, and a signal line drive circuit for driving signal lines are provided on... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110018845 - Display panel driving circuit, liquid crystal device, shift register, liquid crystal panel, and driving method of display device: A display panel drive circuit includes a shift register constructed of unit circuits connected in stages. The unit circuits generate signal line selection signals, respectively, which signal line selection signals are made active for a respective certain period of time to form a respective pulse, and the pulses are outputted... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110018846 - Lcd driving device: A liquid crystal display driving device, comprising a scanning driving unit; a data driving unit; gate lines; data lines; pixel regions defined by the gate lines and the data lines; and a compensation circuit connected to the gate lines, wherein the gate lines include gate scanning lines and a redundant... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20110018848 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device with low power consumption is provided by using a driver circuit and a pixel that have novel circuit structures. In a liquid crystal display device using n (n is a natural number and satisfies n≧2) bit digital video signals to display an image, n×m (m... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20110018849 - System, method and apparatus for imbedding a display in a bezel: An application for a bezel with an internal graphics display system. The display system arranged to display static, dynamic or moving graphical images. The graphics display system consists of a bezel face and a display element. The bezel face is constructed of a transparent or translucent material such that light... Agent: Documents And Design, LLC

20110018850 - Display panel with built-in optical sensors and display device using same: A display panel with built-in optical sensors is provided that can accurately remove a noise component in an imaging signal of an image pick-up sensor in a display region without being influenced by distance from a heat source or distance from a sensor output terminal. The display panel with built-in... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110018855 - Electronic circuit, method of driving the same, electronic device, electro-optical device, electronic apparatus, and method of driving the electronic device: A gate of a driving transistor is set to a offset level corresponding to the threshold of the driving transistor by an initializing current flowing between a source and a drain of the driving transistor or a compensating transistor for the driving transistor. A conduction state of the driving transistor... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110018854 - Electronic document reading device: We describe power control techniques for an document reader with an electrophoretic display. In embodiments the document reader comprises a main processor to display information and at least one secondary processor to detect, say, a user input gesture; a battery to provide power to both processors; and a controllable switch... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (bo)

20110018851 - Liquid crystal display and charge pump thereof: A charge pump with limited peak current and improved application flexibility and an LCD having the same. The charge pump has more than three switches in a charge path and more than three switches in a pump path. Furthermore, the charge pump has a voltage detector detecting voltage of the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110018856 - Outdoor readable liquid crystal display device: An outdoor readable liquid crystal display device (200) includes a liquid crystal panel (210), a backlight device (220) and a light source control device. The backlight device (220) includes a plurality of red light emitting diodes (220r), green light emitting diodes (220g) and blue light emitting diodes (220b). The light... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110018852 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device including a drive circuit board disposed on a chassis member holding a plasma display panel and coupled to an electrode terminal portion of a display electrode via a flexible wiring board so as to apply a driving voltage to a display electrode, and a plurality of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110018853 - Signal line driving circuit and liquid crystal display device: A signal line driving circuit according to an exemplary aspect of the present invention includes: a first amplifier; a second amplifier; a first charge share switch connected between an output terminal of the first amplifier and an output terminal of the second amplifier; a first output switch connected between an... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110018859 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optic device includes an electro-optical panel and a polarization axis conversion unit that emits transmission lights corresponding to a first image or a second image with the polarization axis of the first image intersecting the polarization axis of the second image, by converting the polarization axis of the lights... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20110018857 - Line addressing methods and apparatus for partial display updates: A method for updating a submatrix of a display matrix of a display device comprises sequentially selecting rows of the display matrix starting from an initial row of the display matrix. The method includes determining whether a selected row precedes a first row of the submatrix in a first drive... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20110018858 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display capable of compensating for threshold voltage variations of a driving transistor may include scan and data drivers, pixels, an initial power source unit, a switching unit, a compensating unit, and a timing controller. The scan and data drivers may control current that flows from a... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110018860 - Display: A display is provided having private and public viewing modes. The display comprises a display device and a parallax optic (3) comprising an array of parallax elements (4). Each of the elements (4) co-operates with a set of pixels (1,2) having at least one first pixel (1) and at least... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110018861 - Electrophoretic display panel: The electrophoretic display panel (1) for displaying a picture and a subsequent picture has drive means (100) which are able to control for each pixel (2) the potential difference to have a picture value to provide the pixels (2) with a respective picture appearance being either extreme or intermediate, subsequently... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20110018869 - Flexible landscape display system for information display and control: The present invention is a system that grids original data, maps the data at the grid locations to height values at corresponding landscape image pixel locations and renders the landscape pixels into a three-dimensional (3D) landscape image. The landscape pixels can have arbitrary shapes and can be augmented with additional... Agent: Sterne, Kessler, Goldstein & Fox P.l.l.c.

20110018862 - Gaze intent estimation for retargeting of characters: Any image capturing system, and a method to use same, that includes one or more image capturing devices that have known and fixed positions relative to one another and the eye of a subject, wherein the image capturing devices capture a plurality of images of eye of a subject during... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20110018863 - Image processing apparatus performing rendering at multiple viewpoints and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus and method that may perform rendering based on a plurality of viewpoints to generate a stereoscopic image. Through this, it is possible to decrease a calculation amount.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110018871 - Medical image display device and medical image display method: A medical image display device provided with storage means for storing a sliced image of an object to be examined obtained by a medical image diagnostic apparatus, extraction means for extracting a center line passing through the region of a hollow organ of the object and the center thereof from... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20110018865 - Method for providing three dimensional map service and geographic information system: A method for providing a three dimensional (3D) map service and geographic information system (GIS) is provided. The method includes: establishing a search point P, a level L, an angle A, and a direction D for a 3D map service; calculating a viewpoint (x, y, z) with respect to the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110018870 - Multi-user animation coupled to bulletin board: A multi-user animation process receives input from multiple remote clients to manipulate avatars through a modeled 3-D environment. Each user is represented by an avatar. The 3-D environment and avatar position/location data is provided to client workstations, which display a simulated environment visible to all participants. A text or speech-based... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20110018864 - Remote control device and remote control method: The remote control device includes: a three-dimensional rendering unit (23) generating first and second user images from first and second three-dimensional models; a first operation determination unit (24) determining whether or not the menu image overlaps with the second user image; a second operation determination unit (24) determining coordinates of... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110018866 - Structure of the farnesoid x receptor ligand binding domain and methods of use therefor: The present invention provides compositions comprising the ligand binding domain (LBD) of a farnesoid X receptor (FXR) in crystalline form. In alternative embodiments, the LBD of FXR is complexed with a ligand therefor. There are provided high resolution structures of FXR complexed with a novel high affinity agonist fexaramine. The... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20110018868 - Video game machine, gaming image display control method and display mode switching control method: A video game machine includes a monitor which permits three-dimensional viewing, a virtual camera controller which selectively provides on-screen presentation in 2D display mode in which two virtual cameras for capturing images are matched with each other and in 3D display mode in which the two virtual cameras are set... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP

20110018867 - Video game machine, gaming image display method, gaming image dispaly program and network game system: A video game machine includes a monitor that permits three-dimensional viewing, a virtual camera controller for moving first and second virtual cameras while maintaining a positional relationship in which the two virtual cameras are separated from each other, an image display controller for synthesizing first and second image data acquired... Agent: Jordan And Hamburg LLP

20110018875 - Image processing device, image processing device control method, program, and information storage medium: To provide an image processing device capable of assisting a user to readily recognize bumps and recesses of an object. An original texture image storage unit (82) stores an original texture image for an object. A second display control unit (88) displays, on a display unit, an image showing a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110018874 - Method, apparatus, and computer program product for improved graphics performance: A method for improving performance of generation of digitally represented graphics. The method comprises: receiving a first representation of a base primitive; providing a set of instructions associated with vertex position determination; executing said retrieved set of instructions on said first representation of said base primitive using bounded arithmetic for... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20110018872 - Real-time high-speed three dimensional modeling system: A high-speed modeling system and a method of constructing a model are disclosed herein. In one embodiment, the system comprises first and second cameras, a control portion to synchronize the first and second cameras, and a projector of electromagnetic patterns. The first and second cameras are synchronized by the control... Agent: Crane Naval Surface Warfare Center Office Of Counsel

20110018873 - Two-dimensional to three-dimensional image conversion system and method: An image conversion system and method read image data of a two-dimensional image from a storage system. A data format, an image size, a pixel value of each pixel, and pixel coordinates of each pixel are determined according to the image data. A gray value of each pixel is calculated.... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110018876 - Systems and methods for determining lighting for 3d geometry: Methods and systems for determining lighting values, including providing a set of points around a 3D geometry, the set of points being independent of the 3D geometry, determining a depth map of the 3D geometry with respect to a view point by projecting the 3D geometry according to the view... Agent: Georgios A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20110018878 - Image delivery system, image delivery apparatus, image delivery method and program, and recording medium: In the image delivery system of an embodiment of the present invention, a text image is generated which is image data converted from document data in formats such as Word or PDF, a display area is determined on the text image, and a text image within the determined display area... Agent: Mcginn Intellectual Property Law Group, PLLC

20110018877 - Method and apparatus of obtaining high resolution image using multi-band combination filters: Provided are an apparatus and method of obtaining a high resolution image using multi-band combination filters. The apparatus includes a high frequency extraction unit to extract a high frequency image from a low resolution input image through filtering operations performed in parallel, a high frequency expansion unit to expand the... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110018879 - Pattern generation method and pattern generation program: In a first process of a pattern generation method, a first segment to be handled which is not on a grid is extracted. In a second process, a second segment opposite to the first segment is extracted. In a third process, whether the second segment is on the grid is... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110018880 - Tight inbetweening: A tool for inbetweening is provided, wherein inbetween frames are at least partly computer generated by analyzing elements of key frames to identify strokes, determining corresponding stroke pairs, computing a continuous stroke motion for each stroke pair, defined by a carrier defined by endpoints of the two strokes and, for... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20110018881 - Variable frame rate rendering and projection: In rendering a computer-generated animation sequence, pieces of animation corresponding to shots of the computer-generated animation sequence are obtained. Measurements of action in the shots are obtained. Frame rates, which can be different, for the shots are determined based on the determined measurements of action in the shots. The shots... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20110018882 - 3-dimensional image providing and receiving apparatuses, 3-dimensional image providing and receiving methods using the same, and 3-dimensional image system: A 3-dimensional image providing and receiving apparatus, 3-dimensional image providing and receiving methods using the same, and a 3-dimensional image system are provided. A 3-dimensional image receiving apparatus includes a phase conversion unit which converts phases of alternately output image signals, and a control unit which alternately blocks the image... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110018884 - Displaying a visual representation of performance metrics for rendered graphics elements: The present disclosure describes various techniques for displaying a visual representation of performance metrics for rendered graphics elements. One example method comprises receiving performance information provided by a graphics processing unit, wherein the performance information has been measured by the graphics processing unit in association with individual graphics elements for... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110018883 - Hybrid remote sessions: High Fidelity remoting can be enabled by loading a hybrid remote session in a computer system. The hybrid remote session can include components loaded in a console session and components loaded in a remote session.... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20110018885 - Method and apparatus for mirroring frame: A method and an apparatus for mirroring a frame are provided. The method is suitable for a display device having a first storage unit and a second storage unit. In the present method, pixel values of a pixel row of the frame are read from the first storage unit and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110018886 - Display device and method for optimizing the memory bandwith: A display device that comprises a flag memory containing state flags of pixel areas of the image is provided. The display device comprises a display screen and a graphical generation unit implementing at least three functions for displaying an image, i.e. a first data erasure function, a second function for... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20110018887 - Apparatus and method for controlling display devices: An exemplary apparatus for controlling display devices writes pixel data in a buffer in synchronous with an input clock signal. A differential value that represents a change of timing difference between input and output sides is calculated in each of a plurality of frames, and a timing correction based on... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110018888 - Addressing method and structure for multiple chips and display system thereof: Addressing method for multiple chips is provided. Each chip includes an input enable terminal, an output enable terminal, a data input terminal, and a clock terminal. The output enable terminal of a previous stage is connected to the input enable terminal of a next stage. The method includes setting an... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110018889 - Media processing comparison system and techniques: A media processing comparison system (“MPCS”) and techniques facilitate concurrent, subjective quality comparisons between media presentations produced by different instances of media processing components performing the same functions (for example, instances of media processing components in the form of hardware, software, and/or firmware, such as parsers, codecs, decryptors, and/or demultiplexers,... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110018894 - Adaptive contextual filtering based on observer colorblindness characteristics: Selectively applying graphical filtering to characters can include the identification of observer characteristics and characteristics associated with different portions of the character. Corresponding filters can then be identified and selectively applied to the characters and, in some instances, without applying the filter to the entire character.... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20110018890 - Computer graphics method for creating differing fog effects in lighted and shadowed areas: A method for providing fog or fading due to atmospheric effects during computer animation of an image. The method includes determining a lighting value for a scene's or an image's pixels based on the positions of the pixels relative to a light source. The method includes, for each of the... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20110018891 - Device and method for converting three color values to four color values: A device and a method for converting three color values to four color values are provided. In the method, a first to a third color values of a pixel are obtained. Further, a first to a third difference values between every two of the first to the third color values... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110018892 - Method, device, and program for processing image and image display device: Provided are image signal processing devices, image signal processing methods, programs and display devices for improving the quality of an image. The image signal processing device includes a first color space converting unit for outputting hue signals, saturation signals, and first luminance signals with respect to each of a plurality... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110018893 - Sensing device and method of sensing a light by using the same: In a sensing device and a method for sending a light by using the same, the sensing device includes: a lower panel; an upper panel facing the lower panel; a liquid crystal layer disposed between the lower panel and the upper panel; an infrared ray sensor formed in at least... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20110018896 - Automated color selection method and apparatus: An automated method and apparatus for providing color selection capability to a user wherein a first display is generated on a display apparatus of an array of color family groups disposed in a plurality of rows and a plurality of columns. Upon selection of a particular color family group, a... Agent: Masco Corporation C/o Greenberg Traurig LLP

20110018895 - Color selection, coordination and purchase system: A paint color selection website arranged to provide a plurality of home pages each comprising a featured project image, each project image employing a plurality of different colors, each color located in a respective region of the image with at least one “hot spot” located in one or more of... Agent: Masco Corporation C/o Greenberg Traurig LLP

20110018900 - Adaptive contextual filtering based on typographical characteristics: Selectively applying graphical filtering to a portion of an object can include accessing an object to be rendered and identifying at least one characteristic of a portion of the object. A corresponding filter is then selectively applied to the at least one determined characteristic and, in some instances, without applying... Agent: Workman Nydegger/microsoft

20110018898 - Graphical object generation and regeneration: A method of propagating changes in a design model identifies a change to a changed element, creates steps to carry out the change, creates additional steps based on the change and on relationships between the changed element and other elements in the design model, and executes the steps to alter... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (sv)

20110018897 - Projector: A projector includes: an image forming unit that forms a projection image; a detection unit that detects a condition at a projection surface onto which the projection image is projected; a correction unit that corrects a source image based upon the condition at the projection surface to obtain the projection... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20110018899 - System and method for manipulating digital images: A method for manipulating a digital image includes identifying an image for processing at a local client computer, sending the image to a remote server, manipulating either locally or remotely parameters associated with the image without modifying the image itself, capturing state information defining a state of the manipulations at... Agent: Xin Wen

20110018902 - Hybrid maps with embedded street-side images: The claimed subject matter relates to a computer-implemented architecture that can generate a map. The map can be a hybrid between an orthographic projection map and street-side images, thus including useful aspects from both types of representations. For example, an orthographic projection map is very effective at presenting global relationships... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20110018901 - System and method for forming a composite image in a portable computing device having a dual screen display: A system and method for forming a composite image from a secondary image reflected on to the display of a primary image is disclosed. Furthermore, applications for using the composite image in a video gaming context are disclosed.... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20110018903 - Augmented reality device for presenting virtual imagery registered to a viewed surface: An augmented reality device for inserting virtual imagery into a user's view of their physical environment. The device comprises: a see-through display device including a wavefront modulator; a camera for imaging a surface in the physical environment; and a controller. The controller is configured for capturing an image of the... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110018904 - Display orientation change for wireless devices: A method for controlling an orientation of a display of a wireless device using a combination of accelerometer-determined orientation and camera-determined orientation, the camera being a frontal camera used to confirm or reverse the orientation found by the accelerometer.... Agent: Ogilvy Renault LLP

20110018905 - Printed circuit board layout system and method for adjusting character orientation thereof: A printed circuit board layout system includes a layout module, an acquiring module, and an adjusting module. The layout module creates a PCB layout diagram file based on a circuit schematic diagram. The PCB layout diagram file includes characters and orientation angles associated with the characters. The acquiring module acquires... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110018908 - 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 includes an image display unit that displays an image, and a driving circuit that varies the number of frames of the image displayed in the image display unit in response to motion... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20110018906 - Electroluminescent backlight driving circuit: An electroluminescent (EL) backlight driving circuit is compatible with current display control circuit, and includes a power on/off unit controlled by an ON signal of the display to output the power supply of the display as a working voltage; a boost unit for boosting the working voltage to a modulation... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110018911 - Image display device and image display system: An image display device and an image display system which can establish visible light communication without interfering with an image displayed at a predetermined frame rate are provided. A controller 12 controls a spatial light modulator in accordance with an image signal to display the image, and also modulates an... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110018909 - Image display with function for transmitting light from subject to be observed: The present invention relates to an image display with a function for transmitting light from a subject to be observed, the image display including: a display element which includes a pair of transparent substrates with electrodes and a liquid crystal layer which is sandwiched between the pair of substrates with... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110018912 - Liquid crystal backlight apparatus: A liquid crystal backlight apparatus being placed behind a liquid crystal display panel in a manner facing the liquid crystal display panel and illuminating the liquid crystal display panel from behind with a backlight having plural light emitting diodes as a light source, the liquid crystal backlight apparatus including a... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20110018910 - Liquid crystal display: A display apparatus includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix array; a plurality of gate lines applying a same gate signal to at least two rows of the pixels; a plurality of data lines crossing the gate lines; a TFT disposed at an intersection of each gate line... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110018913 - Liquid crystal display unit, control method for liquid crystal display unit, and gaming device: What is provided is a liquid crystal display unit (1), including: a first liquid crystal display element (2) for displaying an image; an accessory (4) provided behind the first liquid crystal display element (2); and a surface light source (3) provided between the first liquid crystal display element (2) and... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110018907 - Processing circuit and electronic system utilizing the same: A processing circuit coupled to a controlling circuit and including a first capacitor module, a second capacitor, a detection module, a first processing module, and a second processing module is disclosed. The first and the second capacitor modules are charged. The detection module generates a detection signal according to intensity... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110018914 - Driving circuit for light emitting diode: An LED driving circuit drives multiple channels of light emitting units which provide a function as a backlight for a liquid crystal panel. An interface unit receives a luminance setting signal that specifies the luminance for each channel. The LED driving circuit drives each of the multiple channels of light... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110018915 - Semiconductor device: It is an object to provide a semiconductor device which can supply a signal with sufficient amplitude to a scan line while power consumption is kept small. Further, it is an object to provide a semiconductor device which can suppress distortion of a signal supplied to the scan line and... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

  
01/20/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110012811 - Content display system and content display method: A display control device includes: a priority order searching unit that searches a priority order management table to retrieve the priority level corresponding to the standby content screen that has stopped being displayed on a display device related to a usage starting operation when the usage starting operation is detected... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110012812 - Multi view display: A multi-view display apparatus that can display the designated partially area as arbitrary objects and background area for each display view by area setting function and display mode selection function in high freedom. The multi-view display apparatus has a display whose display area is divided into a plurality of divided... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110012813 - Presentation device: A presentation device comprises an image capture portion for capturing a subject and generating a raw image; a detection portion adapted to analyze whether the raw image contains a prescribed pointing member, and if the raw image contains the pointing member, to detect the location and direction on the subject... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20110012814 - Adjustable attachment for attaching head-mounted display to eyeglasses-type frame: An attachment device for attaching a monocular head-mounted display device (HMD) to an eyeglasses-type frame worn on a head of a viewer is disclosed. The attachment device is configured to include: a main body detachably attached to the eyeglasses-type frame; a movable member disposed between the main body and the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110012815 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: An active matrix substrate includes: scan signal lines 16x; data signal lines 15x; and switching elements (12a, 12b), the active matrix substrate further including, in each pixel region (100): a pixel electrode (17a) connected to a corresponding one of the data signal lines (15x) via a corresponding one of the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110012816 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode display including a plurality of pixel areas and a transparent area interposed between the plurality of pixel areas, the display includes a substrate member, thin film transistors and capacitor elements on the substrate member, the thin film transistor and the capacitor elements overlapping with the... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110012818 - El display device, driving method thereof, and electronic equipment provided with the el display device: An EL display device capable of performing clear multi-gradation color display and electronic equipment provided with the EL display device are provided, wherein gradation display is performed according to a time-division driving method in which the luminescence and non-luminescence of an EL element (109) disposed in a pixel (104) are... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20110012817 - Image display device: An image display device includes: a first power supply line; a second power supply line; a plurality of pixel circuit; a driving circuit for supplying a data signal and a scanning signal; and a switch unit. Each pixel circuit includes: a driving transistor between the first power supply line and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110012819 - Current generator and organic light emitting display using the same: A current generator for supplying or sinking current to/from pixels. The current generator includes a variable power source, a first amplifier having a first input terminal coupled to the variable power source, a sensing resistor coupled between an output terminal of the first amplifier and an external terminal of the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110012820 - Pixel arrangement structure for organic light emitting display: A pixel arrangement structure for an organic light emitting display including a plurality of sub-pixel groups repeatedly arranged, wherein each of the sub-pixel groups includes: four first sub-pixels for emitting light of a first color and each having a hexagonal structure, two second sub-pixels for emitting light of a second... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110012821 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: Each of branch portions 62ae of a pixel electrode 62a and inclined portions S1k of data lines S1 extends in a direction different from an x direction and a y direction in a pixel region PA and inclined with respect to the y direction. Further, a liquid crystal layer 203... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP

20110012822 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display including a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines intersecting the data lines, and liquid crystal cells respectively formed at intersections of the data lines and the gate lines, and divided into a first area, a second area... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110012823 - Liquid crystal display and shift register device thereof: A liquid crystal display and a shift register device thereof are provided. The shift register device includes a plurality of shift registers connected in series. In the invention, the channel lengths of the transistors, which are responsible to stop outputting scan signal, in the shift register are manufactured greater than... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110012824 - Image display apparatus and image display method: An image display apparatus includes: a backlight configured to emit light; a liquid crystal panel configured to modulate light emitted from the backlight to make an image display; a backlight luminance calculating unit configured to calculate a light-emission luminance of the backlight such that a center value of a luminance... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20110012826 - Display system, manufacture method thereof and display medium: A display system is built up of at least one display cell comprising an assembly which has at least a first electrode and a second electrode and in which there are mutually non-miscible first and second liquids filled, wherein either one of the first and second electrodes is electrically insulated... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110012825 - Electrophoretic particles and processes for the production thereof: In electrophoretic media, it is advantageous to use pigment particles having a polymer chemically bonded to, or cross-linked around, the pigment particles, the polymer comprising repeating units derived from a fluorinated acrylate or fluorinated methacrylate monomer. The polymer desirably has a branched chain structure with side chains extending from a... Agent: David J Cole E Ink Corporation

20110012827 - Motion mapping system: A motion mapping system includes a motion sensing device and a receiving device. The motion sensing device may include an accelerometer, a rotational sensor, a microcontroller, and an RF transmitter. The microcontroller may output processed motion data to the receiving device. The receiving device may include an RF receiver, a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110012828 - Protrusion pattern forming device with display function: A protrusion pattern forming device with a display function includes a transparent elastic sheet having an internal layer including colored liquid, and an actuator including a plurality of actuator elements disposed along one surface of the elastic sheet, each of the actuator elements changing its own shape in response to... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP

20110012829 - Cursor control method for controlling cursor displayed on monitor of electonic apparatus by means of pressure detection and cursor control device thereof: The present invention relates a cursor control method for controlling a cursor displayed on a monitor of an electronic apparatus by means of pressure detection and a cursor control device thereof. The cursor control device comprises a circuit substrate, a processing unit, a control panel and conductive elastic convex parts.... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110012830 - Stereo image interaction system: A stereo image interaction system includes a stereo image capturing module, a stereo image processing unit, a system host, and a stereo image display module. When the stereo image display module displays a stereo image, the stereo image capturing module obtains a motion image of an operation body, the stereo... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20110012831 - Input device and method for inputting characters: One example embodiment provides an input device for inputting characters. The input device includes a support, a first touch pointer and a second touch pointer supported by the support. The first touch pointer is configured to be pushed in multiple planar directions in a plane and one direction generally perpendicular... Agent: Honeywell/slw Patent Services

20110012835 - Ambidextrous mouse: An ambidextrous mouse is disclosed. The ambidextrous mouse is configured for both left and right handed use. The mouse may include right handed buttons on the front side of the mouse and left handed buttons on the back side of the mouse. The user may change the handedness of the... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110012834 - Human body engineerin mouse: A human body engineering mouse is provided. The surface of the housing of the mouse contacting with a worktable is the bottom surface, the surface contacting with the hand is the top surface, the top surface includes a forefinger interface contracting with the forefinger, a palm interface contacting with the... Agent: Charles E. Baxley, Esquire

20110012836 - Mobile terminal and method for providing user shortcut operation: A mobile terminal and method for providing user shortcut operations are provided. The mobile terminal includes a mobile terminal TV function module (103), as well as a touch track identification module (104) and a keypad key logic translation module (105) both connected to the mobile terminal TV function module; it... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP/china PatIPIntellectual Property Department

20110012832 - Mouse structure with music editing function: A mouse structure with a music editing function includes: a casing having a left button, a right button and a fader button; an operating mechanism installed in the casing, and having a processing unit, an input unit corresponding to the bottom of the casing, a select unit and a communication... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110012833 - Wireless mouse: A wireless mouse includes a switch unit arranged between a circuit board and a lower cover of the wireless mouse. The circuit board defines two electrical connection contacts which can control to provide power for the wireless mouse. The switch unit can make the electrical connection contacts be connected to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110012837 - Handheld electronic device with text disambiguation: A handheld electronic device includes a reduced QWERTY keyboard and is enabled with disambiguation software. The device provides output in the form of a default output and a number of variants. The output is based largely upon the frequency, i.e., the likelihood that a user intended a particular output, but... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20110012849 - Apparatus and method for electronic device control: Provided are a method and apparatus for controlling an electronic device having a removable stylus for operating a touch screen of the electronic device, and at least one button for operating the electronic device, the method including: determining whether the stylus is removed from the electronic device, and deactivating the... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110012838 - Computer input device including a display device: In an embodiment, an input device, such as computer mouse, includes an interface to communicate user interactions to a host system and a display assembly to display an image to a user. In some examples, the display device will include a collimated glass component. A method is disclosed that includes... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner/apple

20110012858 - Dual screen display system: A display system is provided with a first display device having a first screen and a second display device having a second screen. The display system also includes a hinging system connecting the first display device and the second display device. The hinging system is configured to permit the second... Agent: Mcnees Wallace & Nurick LLC

20110012846 - Electronic device: An electronic device includes a body, a cover, a sliding apparatus, and a latch assembly. The body defines two sliding slots. The sliding apparatus is received in the two sliding slots and is slidable relative to the two sliding slots. The cover is foldable on the body and is rotatably... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110012840 - Ground detection for touch sensitive device: Ground detection of a touch sensitive device is disclosed. The device can detect its grounded state so that poor grounding can be selectively compensated for in touch signals outputted by the device. The device can include one or more components to monitor certain conditions of the device. The device can... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110012844 - Liquid crystal display with sensing mechanism and sense positioning method thereof: A liquid crystal display with sensing mechanism includes a data line, a sensing unit, a pixel unit, a first gate line, a second gate line, a source driver, a readout signal processing unit and a switch unit. The data line is used to deliver a data signal or a readout... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110012847 - Method and device for detecting terminal connection of 4-terminal or 5-terminal resistive touch panel: A device and method for detecting connections of a 4- or 5-terminal resistive touch panel are disclosed. The device includes five terminals and a detecting unit. When the five terminals are connected to the touch panel, the detecting unit provides a high potential and a low potential to first and... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110012855 - Method and device for palm rejection: The present invention carries out palm rejection on a multi-touch panel. The panel is first touched by a palm before the detection of a finger or pen to define a rejection region and the touch location of the finger or pen is detected outside that rejection region. The present invention,... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110012848 - Methods and apparatus for operating a multi-object touch handheld device with touch sensitive display: A method of performing touch operation on a graphical object on a touch sensitive display of a multi-object touch handheld device is provided. The method comprises detecting the presence of at least two touch input objects; determining one of the touch input objects as pointing at a center of operation;... Agent: Dong Li

20110012856 - Methods for operation of a touch input device: The invention provides a method for operation of a touch input device comprising a touch input area. The method comprises the steps of (i) detecting a touch or near-touch of an object on or near said touch input area; (ii) determining a parameter indicative of the size and/or shape of... Agent: Miller, Matthias & Hull

20110012857 - Mobile terminal, recording medium, and data storing method: When a touch start is designated within display coordinates of a selected character string, and a touch end is designated within display coordinates of an arbitrary character input key, a mobile terminal 10 temporarily stores the selected character string in a memory area indicated by a memory address corresponding to... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20110012852 - Protection-plate-attached electronic member: A protection-plate-attached electronic member including: a first electronic member including a first transparent substrate; an adhesion layer which overlaps with the first transparent substrate; a protection plate fixed to the first electronic member in a state in which the adhesion layer intervenes between the protection plate and the first transparent... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20110012850 - Selection of a selection item on a touch-sensitive display: A focused selection item is displayed on a touch-sensitive display of an electronic device. An actuation of a physical key is detected. At least one function associated with the focused selection item is performed in response to the actuation.... Agent: Hanley, Flight & Zimmerman, LLC

20110012839 - Stacking assembly of a touch panel: A stacking assembly of a touch panel includes a touch sensing unit arranged insulated between a top plate and a substrate. The top plate and the substrate are transparent optical isotropic plates, and light regulating layers are arranged above separately. The light regulating layer is formed by one or a... Agent: Teh-zheng Lin

20110012853 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes a sensing layer, which has a plurality of sensing lines extending along a first direction and arranged in a row along a second direction. Each of the sensing lines individually has a first end and a second end electrically connected to a detecting circuit respectively, and... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110012842 - Touch panel using tempered glass: A touch panel using tempered glass includes a first conductive unit and a second conductive unit. The first conductive unit includes a conductive film, a first indium-tin oxide (ITO) coating layer coated on a lower surface of the conductive film, and a first electrode printed on an edge of a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110012854 - Touch sensing method and associated apparatus: A touch screen includes an LCD panel; a display controller for processing a video signal to generate a panel control signal and a sensing control signal, with the panel control signal controlling the LCD panel so that the LCD panel displays images according to the panel control signal; a touch... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20110012845 - Touch sensor structures for displays: An electronic device may have a touch screen display. The display may have a touch sensor structure that determines the location at which external objects touch the display. The touch sensor structure may have a clear substrate on which conductive capacitive touch sensor electrodes are formed. The electrodes may be... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20110012843 - Touch-controlled electronic apparatus and related control method: A touch-controlled electronic apparatus includes a touch screen, and the touch screen includes a first area used as touch buttons and a second area used for displaying images. A method for controlling the touch-controlled electronic apparatus includes the steps of: detecting whether the touch screen receives a touch signal; when... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110012841 - Transparent touch panel capable of being arranged before display of electronic device: An assembly of a touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a color frame formed on edges of the substrate, and at least one touch sensing unit arranged insulated on the substrate. Signal wires formed on edges of the touch sensing unit are located below the color frame. The color frame... Agent: Teh-zheng Lin Teh-zheng Lin

20110012851 - User interface enhancement system: A user interface enhancement system that includes a sheet that defines a surface and at least partially defines a fluid vessel arranged underneath the surface, a volume of fluid contained within the fluid vessel that cooperates with the sheet to transmit an image through the sheet without substantial obstruction, a... Agent: Schox PLC

20110012860 - Method and device for detecting terminal connection of 4-terminal or 5-terminal resistive touch panel: A device and method for detecting connections of a 4- or 5-terminal resistive touch panel are disclosed. The device includes five terminals and a detecting unit. When the five terminals are connected to the touch panel, the detecting unit provides a high potential and a low potential to first and... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110012861 - Method and device for detecting terminal connection of 4-terminal or 5-terminal resistive touch panel: A device and method for detecting connections of a 4- or 5-terminal resistive touch panel are disclosed. The device includes five terminals and a detecting unit. When the five terminals are connected to the touch panel, the detecting unit provides a high potential and a low potential to first and... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110012859 - Resistance type touch panel: A resistance type touch panel includes a first substrate, a second substrate and a detection module. The first substrate further includes a touch module at a bottom surface thereof facing the second substrate, in which the touch module has a plurality of conductive blocks having individual signal lines. The second... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20110012864 - Resistive touch panel and method for detecting touch point type: A resistive touch panel and a method for detecting the touch point type are disclosed. The resistive touch panel has multiple detecting areas. The method includes the following steps: obtaining the positions of multiple touch points when a touch operation is generated on the touch panel; determining whether the touch... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110012862 - Sensing method and circuit for a capacitive touch panel: A sensing method for a capacitive touch panel includes charging a measure capacitor, setting the voltage across a mutual capacitor at the intersection of two traces of the capacitive touch panel, and then injecting partial charges of the measure capacitor into the mutual capacitor. When the intersection is touched, the... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20110012863 - Signal processing circuit for electrostatic capacity type touch sensor: There is offered a signal processing circuit for an electrostatic capacity type touch sensor capable of detecting a larger number of locations with a smaller number of touch pads as well as improving noise immunity. A selection circuit selects either a signal from a combination of the first and second... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20110012865 - Touch panel and touch panel display device: A touch panel includes a first substrate having a first resistance film, a second substrate having a second resistance film and a wiring electrode. The first resistance film and the second resistance film are arranged to face each other. A conductive connection member is interposed between the first substrate and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110012866 - Ambient correction in rolling image capture system: Embodiments are disclosed that relate to the correction of an image acquired in a rolling image capture system for ambient light. One embodiment provides a device comprising a screen, a rolling image capture system, a local light source, and a controller. The controller is configured to operate the local light... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110012868 - Optical touch apparatus and operating method thereof: An optical touch apparatus includes an inputting interface, an optical module, a light receiving module, and a processing module. The inputting interface includes a surface and a light transmitting unit under the surface. The optical module and the light receiving module are set on a first side and a second... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20110012867 - Optical touch screen device: An optical touch screen device includes a display screen, a number of infrared sensors, two infrared sources, and a processing unit. The display screen has N sides, wherein N represents an integer greater than two. The number of infrared sensors is N−1. The N−1 infrared sensors are arranged adjacent N−1... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110012869 - Touch sensing apparatus for a mobile device, mobile device and method for touch operation sensing: The present invention relates to a touch sensing apparatus for a mobile device, a mobile device and a method for touch operation sensing to reliably sense an applied force. The touch sensing apparatus comprises a touch sensing section for sensing a force experienced in a touch sensing direction of said... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110012872 - Hand-writing input device and hand-writing input system: A hand-writing input device includes a main body, a pressure sensing member, a tip portion, an amplifier and a light source. The pressure sensing member is received in the main body and configured for generating a voltage in response to a pressure applied thereto. The tip portion has a writing... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110012871 - Stylus: A stylus is provided. The stylus comprises a stylus body, a pointed portion, and solvent-type adhesive. The stylus body comprises a main section and a head portion protruding from one end of the main section. The head portion defines cutouts and notches. The pointed portion defines a connecting groove. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110012870 - Thumb retained stylus for interfacing with a handheld device such as a mobile phone: A thumb-retained stylus for effecting operative contact with the interface of a handheld device is disclosed. The thumb-retained stylus includes a thumb-mounting device and a curved stylus which extends laterally therefrom. The curved stylus is oriented for effecting operative contact with an interface of a handheld device. The interface could... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.

20110012876 - Display device and electronic equipment: A display device is disclosed. The display device includes: a pixel array unit and a driving unit which drives the pixel array unit. The pixel array unit includes rows of first scanning lines and second scanning lines, columns of signals, pixels in a matrix state arranged at portions where the... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20110012873 - Display modules: An electronic device may have a display. The display may have active components such as display pixels formed on a display substrate layer. The display substrate layer may be formed from a glass substrate layer. Thin-film transistors and other components for the display pixels may be formed on the glass... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20110012875 - Image display device: An image display device includes: a light blocking part arranged outside an effective scanning range within a light scanning range of an optical scanning part and including opening regions through which a portion of light scanned at a position outside the effective scanning range passes and a mask region which... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110012877 - Method for generating frame-start pulse signals inside source driver chip of lcd device: Provided is a method of driving a liquid crystal display apparatus, and more particularly, to a method of generating a frame start pulse signal for instructing driving of a specific function of a source driver in a source driver chip of a liquid crystal display apparatus. Accordingly, by generating a... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20110012874 - Scanning image display apparatus, goggle-shaped head-mounted display, and automobile: A scanning image display apparatus (20) includes a light source (11) and a biaxial scanning mirror (12) two-dimensionally scans a scanning surface (23) with the laser beam. When seen from a side perpendicular to an incident plane (15) including a laser beam incident on the biaxial scanning mirror (12) and... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110012879 - Display device having optical sensors: A liquid crystal panel with built-in sensors 11 includes, in a pixel array 17, a plurality of pixels 1 and a plurality of optical sensors 2 which are arranged in a row direction and a column direction. The optical sensors 2 are provided to be associated with pixels 1 in... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110012878 - Light sensor test unit, method of testing light sensor using the same and display apparatus: In a light sensor test unit, a test circuit is built in a display panel and connected to an output node of a light sensor which senses an intensity of an external light. When external light having a predetermined intensity is provided to the light sensor, the test circuit outputs... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110012885 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device according to the present invention includes a first substrate and a second substrate and a vertical-alignment type liquid crystal layer interposed therebetween, and has a plurality of pixel regions. The first substrate has a wall-like structure in regular arrangement on the liquid crystal layer side,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110012884 - Method and system for driving a light emitting device display: A method and system for driving a light emitting device display is provided. The system provides a timing schedule which increases accuracy in the display. The system may provide the timing schedule by which an operation cycle is implemented consecutively in a group of rows. The system may provide the... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20110012883 - Method and system for programming and driving active matrix light emitting device pixel: Method and system for programming and driving active matrix light emitting device pixel is provided. The pixel is a voltage programmed pixel circuit, and has a light emitting device, a driving transistor and a storage capacitor. The pixel has a programming cycle having a plurality of operating cycles, and a... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20110012881 - Power supply circuit and control method thereof: A power supply circuit for receiving an input voltage to drive a plurality of loads is disclosed. The power supply circuit comprises a plurality of switch circuits, a plurality of power conversion circuits and a phase delay circuit. The plurality of switch circuits are connected with the plurality of loads,... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20110012882 - Source driver and display device having the same: A display device includes a source driver. The source driver includes a power supply and a gamma voltage output unit. The power supply generates a power supply voltage and a plurality of reference voltages. The power supply voltage is stabilized in a power-up operating mode. The plurality of reference voltages... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20110012880 - Tft. shift register, scan signal line driving circuit, display device, and tft trimming method: In at least one embodiment, a TFT includes: a first capacitor formed of a first capacitor electrode connected to a source electrode and a second capacitor electrode; a second capacitor formed of a third capacitor electrode and a fourth capacitor electrode; a first lead-out line; a second lead-out line connected... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110012887 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel and a data driving part. The display panel includes pixels, data lines and gate lines. A transverse side of the pixels is disposed adjacent to the data lines extending along a first direction, and a longitudinal side of the pixels is disposed adjacent... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110012886 - Efficient display driver: A driver circuit for a display device (e.g., an LCD) omits buffers and a resistive ladder and connects the output of a switched regulator directly to a display device through a selector switch. Voltage inputs for the display device can be selectively coupled to the output of the switched regulator... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (sv)

20110012889 - Electro-optical apparatus, electronic appliance, and method of driving electro-optical apparatus: An apparatus includes: a first pixel having a first transistor, a first pixel electrode and a first common electrode; a second pixel having a second transistor, a second pixel electrode and a second common electrode; first and second scanning lines connected to the first and second transistors, respectively; a first... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110012888 - Power-off discharge circuit, and source driver circuit having the same: A power-off discharge circuit comprises a power voltage detection unit that detects whether a first power voltage for driving a source driver circuit is blocked and generates a discharge control signal, and a discharge unit that discharges a load circuit in a display panel based on the discharge control signal.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110012890 - Display apparatus and display method: An apparatus and method for partially driving a plasma display panel (PDP) includes a PDP with a plurality of bus electrodes, and a plurality of addressing electrodes intersecting the plurality of bus electrodes to create a display area for displaying an image frame. A panel driver selectively drives the plurality... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110012891 - Gate pulse modulation circuit and liquid crystal display thereof: The present invention relates to a gate pulse modulation (GPM) circuit and the application of same in a liquid crystal display for improving the display performance thereof. The gate pulse modulation circuit is configured to modulate multi-phase clock pulse signals so as to correspondingly generate odd gate pulse waveforms and... Agent: Morris Manning Martin LLP

20110012892 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display (LCD) including a display panel and a source driver is provided. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels arranged in an array. The source driver is coupled to the display panel and includes a plurality of source lines. Each of the source lines of the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110012893 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, portable device, and drive method for liquid crystal display apparatus: In a liquid crystal display apparatus, one display pixel has a total of six sub pixels, namely, a red sub pixel for a left eye, a green sub pixel for the left eye, a blue sub pixel for the left eye, a red sub pixel for a right eye, a... Agent: Scully Scott Murphy & Presser, PC

20110012894 - Crystal structure of the complex of hepatocyte growth factor beta chain with met receptor and methods of use: The disclosure provides a crystal structure of a complex of the HGF β-chain with am extracellular fragment of the Met receptor, as well as use of the crystal structure in the design, identification, and selection of ligands that modulate the Met Receptor and the interaction of HGF with the Met... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20110012898 - Global registration of multiple 3d point sets via optimization on a manifold: A method for registering multiple 3D point sets by determining optimal relative positions and orientations of the 3D point sets. Initial values are determined for the rotation matrices corresponding to the relative orientations of reference frames of the 3D point sets. A registration error cost function is optimized on a... Agent: At & T Legal Department - Ws Attn: Patent Docketing

20110012896 - Image display apparatus, 3d glasses, and method for operating the image display apparatus: An image display apparatus, three-dimensional (3D) glasses, and a method for operating the image display apparatus are disclosed. The method includes displaying a two-dimensional (2D) image on a display, sensing whether a user wears 3D glasses, and displaying a 3D image on the display, if it is sensed that the... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110012899 - Image processing method, image processing device and recording medium: An image processing method, an image processing device and a program which can improve sharpness are provided. An image processing device 100 includes a right eye image processing unit 101 that outputs a right eye image displayed to a right eye, a left eye image processing unit 102 that outputs... Agent: Mr. Jackson Chen

20110012897 - Methods and apparatus for displaying images: In one aspect, a method of displaying data is provided. The method comprises obtaining projection data of an object by exposing an object to radiation at a plurality of view angles and detecting at least some of the radiation exiting the object to form the projection data, operating a computer... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20110012900 - Methods for transferring points of interest between images with non-parallel viewing directions: A method for identifying within a working image of a scene a point of interest designated within a designation image of a scene, the designation image being taken along a first viewing direction and the working image being taken along a second viewing direction, the second viewing direction being significantly... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20110012895 - Processing hogel data: Methods and systems for processing hogel data including providing a set of hogel data, providing one or more properties of a hogel light modulator, and processing the set of hogel data according to the one or more properties of the hogel display.... Agent: Georgios A. Georgakis Chowdhury & Georgakis, PC

20110012901 - Method, computer graphics image rendering system and computer-readable data storage medium for computing of indirect illumination in a computer graphics image of a scene: Method for real-time computing of indirect illumination in a computer graphics image of a scene, comprising: defining a light propagation volume as a three-dimensional grid consisting of a plurality of grid cells; allocating a plurality of secondary light sources to grid cells of said light propagation volume; accumulating directional, colored... Agent: Renner Otto Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110012902 - Method and system for visualizing the performance of applications: An exemplary embodiment of the present invention provides a method for visualizing the performance of a system. The method includes generating a topological map of an application environment from a configuration management database (CMDB), wherein the topological map comprises a plurality of configuration items (CIs). A selection of configuration items... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20110012903 - System and method for real-time character animation: A method for generating a motion sequence of a character object in a rendering application. The method includes selecting a first motion clip associated with a first motion class and selecting a second motion clip associated with a second motion class, where the first and second motion clips are stored... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20110012904 - System, method, and computer program product for controlling stereo glasses shutters: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for controlling stereo glasses shutters. In use, a right eye shutter of stereo glasses is controlled to switch between a closed orientation and an open orientation. Further, a left eye shutter of the stereo glasses is controlled to switch between the... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Nvid

20110012905 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and computer-readable recording medium having program recorded thereon: An information processing apparatus includes: a display control unit for causing a display unit to display a reference circle arranged at a prescribed position and to display a moving graphic to be movable in accordance with a move command from an operation unit; a storage unit for storing a parameter... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110012906 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device for driving liquid crystal display: The present invention realizes a semiconductor integrated circuit device for driving liquid crystal (liquid crystal control driver IC) capable of easily setting drive conditions and the like according to specifications of a liquid crystal display to be used. An electrically-programmable nonvolatile memory circuit (EPROM) or an electrically erasable and programmable... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20110012907 - Image display device and driving method for the same: In an image display device including: an electrophoretic display element having a memory property and a display/update controlling unit which outputs the first control signal and the data signal to the data line driving circuit, and the second control signal to the scanning line driving circuit, based on given image... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110012909 - Assisted adaptive region editing tool: Properties of pixels of a digital image are sampled within different subdivisions of an editing tool impression to produce different pixel property distributions. The property distributions from each region may be automatically classified to identify different edit classes within the property space, which are then used to apply an edit... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20110012908 - System for compensation of differential aging mura of displays: A light shield sized to engage over a major portion of a display to substantially inhibit light from reaching a region between the light gathering element and the display. An optical coupling element is associated with the light gathering element to direct light emanating from the display to a light... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20110012911 - Image processing apparatus and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus which includes an image selection unit selecting one image data from a plurality of input image data, an image generation unit generating a computer graphics image based on computer graphics description data, an image mapping unit determining an object or a portion of the... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20110012913 - Image processing apparatus and method: Provided is an image processing apparatus including: an image selection unit selectively extracting one image data from a plurality of input image data; an image generation unit generating a computer graphics image based on computer graphics description data; a surface designation unit designating a surface of a predetermined polygon using... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20110012912 - Image processing device and image processing method: An image processing device includes an image generation mechanism configured to generate computer graphics images based on computer graphics description data, an image mapping mechanism configured to designate an object or a part of the object of computer graphics drawn by the image generation mechanism as a texture map target,... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20110012914 - Image processing device and image processing method: An image processing device includes an image generation unit generating a computer graphics image on the basis of computer graphics description data, an image mapping unit texture-mapping an input image to a surface of a computer graphics object drawn by the image generation unit, and a coordinate setting unit undergoing... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20110012910 - Motion field texture synthesis: A system is described for using a texture synthesis approach to produce digital images that simulate motion. The system operates by receiving a large-scale motion image that describes large-scale motion, as well as one or more exemplar images that describes small-scale motion. The system then applies a texture synthesis approach... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110012915 - Image display device and image display method: Technology for carrying out a luminance range expansion process is provided. In the technology, the luminance range expansion process is carried out in a manner appropriate to the luminance histogram of image data. Using the white peak value WP which represents the maximum value of luminance and the APL which... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110012917 - Dynamic generation of images to facilitate information visualization: Approaches for generating a digital image that facilitates data analysis. An application may arrange values of one or more data sets into a table based on a selected set of columns. The application may apply one or more formulas to each cell to generate a second table that has a... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20110012916 - System and method for component discrimination enhancement based on multispectral addition imaging: A system and method for performing multispectral color addition imaging. An optical image is obtained for a sample scene comprising one or more target materials. Spectroscopic data is obtained for one or more target materials. A first and second waveband of interest are obtained for one or more target materials.... Agent: Chemimage Corporation

20110012918 - Circuit for performing dithering on pixels of a display and method thereof: A circuit dithers pixel data on a display, and includes a lookup table module, a dithering parameter decoder, a first adder, a second adder, and an overflow handling module. A lookup table of the lookup table module stores dithering parameters generated by encoding odd and even pixel dithering parameters. The... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110012919 - Multilevel halftone screen and sets thereof: A three-dimensional halftone screen is provided that is suited for multilevel printing. The three-dimensional halftone screen includes a plurality of planes each corresponding to one or more input intensity levels of an input RIPped pixel. Within the planes are screen dots, each associated with one or more output exposure intensity... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20110012920 - Color conversion device, color conversion table and color conversion method: A color conversion device (100) according to the present invention generates color data (24) in a second color gamut based on first converted color data (22) and input color data (21), which are obtained from input color data (20) in a first color gamut, and outputs the color data (24)... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110012922 - Assisted adaptive region editing tool: Properties of pixels of a digital image are sampled within different subdivisions of an editing tool impression to produce different pixel property distributions. The property distributions from each region may be automatically classified to identify different edit classes within the property space, which are then used to apply an edit... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20110012921 - Electronic device and method for manipulating graphic user interface elements: An electronic device for manipulating graphical user interface elements has a touch-sensitive display (touch screen) and a touch-sensitive surface (touch pad). The electronic device displays at least two graphical user elements (data icon, program icon, application window, digital photograph, etc.) on the touch screen. A user touches a first element... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc

20110012924 - Display device and liquid crystal display panel: A display device is provided that comprises a liquid crystal display panel for displaying an image by spatial light modulation, and circuitry for switching liquid crystal in the panel between having a first configuration in a first mode to cause an image displayed using the panel to be discernible from... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110012923 - Method for setting basic display screen in mobile terminal: Disclosed is a method for setting a basic display screen in a mobile terminal. The mobile terminal stores a plurality of indicator images corresponding to each of a plurality of status indicators, and a plurality of images which can be used as background elements. A user can set a basic... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20110012925 - Image marking method and apparatus: In accordance with embodiments of the present disclosure, a method for marking an image projected onto a surface includes capturing a second image from the surface, detecting the existence of a marking point in the second image, and modifying the first image by placing a graphic element at a location... Agent: Ren-sheng InternationalIPManagement Ltd. Gene I. Su

20110012926 - Selective rotation of a user interface: This is directed to rotating an entire user interface of a portable electronic device. In particular, this is directed to defining a UI orientation mode in which a user can direct the device to rotate a UI. When the UI orientation mode is enabled, the electronic device can detect particular... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20110012927 - Touch control method: A touch control method for operating a touch screen includes: obtaining a to-be-operated object according to user's operations; detecting coordinates A(XA, YA) of a first touch point with respect to the to-be-operated object on the touch screen; detecting coordinates B(XB, YB) of an initial point of a second touch point;... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110012929 - Method for displaying content within an online collage-based editor using a relative coordinate system: In a server-based system for creating and editing image and or text-based projects, the system having access to a digital medium containing an executable graphics user interface (GUI) accessible by computer browser, a method is provided for scaling a project page using relative units including the steps (a) establishing a... Agent: Central Coast Patent Agency, Inc

20110012928 - Method for implementing zoom functionality on a portable device with opposing touch sensitive surfaces: An improved mobile electronic device 100 with a unique thin and cost-effective form and design can have a large display 170 in the outward surface of a flip 102, a large full qwerty keypad 138 in the outward surface of a base 108, and a touchpad 186 in the inward... Agent: Tolpin & Partners, PC

20110012930 - Dynamic sizing user interface method and system for data display: Embodiments of the present invention relate to methods and devices for displaying information in a handheld device, comprising displaying information in a dynamically sizable cell in the display of the handheld device, wherein the cell comprises a portion of the display and the size of the cell is adjusted in... Agent: Kacvinsky Daisak PLLC (1070)

20110012931 - Terminal device with display function: [Constitution] If a display state is switched to a second display state after one of files is selected from a list of thumbnail images M5 in a first display state, a display controller 110 executes a comparison mode. In the comparison mode, the display controller 110 displays a magnified image... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20110012936 - Backlight assembly and display apparatus having the same: Provided is a backlight assembly and a display apparatus having the same, the backlight assembly including: a power converter which includes a transformer and converts a level of input power; a power factor corrector which corrects a power factor of original power and outputs it to the power converter; and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110012934 - Display apparatus with anti-interference of resonance and method thereof: A display apparatus is provided. The display comprises a system module responding to a first frequency to output a second frequency, wherein a magnitude of the second frequency is not an integer multiple of that of the first frequency. The system module comprises a detection circuit detecting the first frequency... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20110012932 - Display device and drive method thereof: A display device is disclosed which is capable of suppressing characteristic changes due to a long period of conduction, thereby achieving high-quality video display, and also to provide a drive method therefor. In at least one embodiment, while sequentially activating n first scanning signal line groups G1(1) to G1(n), a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110012939 - Display device and driving method thereof: [Solving Means] A first substrate having a pixel portion in which pixels constituted by a plurality of transistors are arranged in matrix has a source driver for supplying a video signal, a gate driver for selecting a pixel, a power source circuit, and a compensation circuit for compensating variations in... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20110012933 - Display device with automatic brightness adjustment and method for operating the same: A display device is provided. The display device includes a system module detecting an image signal and outputting a first frequency in response thereto, wherein the first frequency is adjusted to a second frequency when the image signal is switched.... Agent: Volpe And Koenig, P.C.

20110012935 - Display unit: A display unit with which luminance is able to be improved and a wide view angle is able to be secured while increase of the power consumption is inhibited is provided. The display unit includes a first region placing priority on front face luminance in which an aperture ratio of... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20110012940 - Drive circuit of display device and method for driving the display device: A drive circuit of a display device and a method for driving the display device are disclosed. The drive circuit includes at least one data transfer line to receive analog data signals including information for an image; a first latch to sequentially sample analog data signals transferred from the at... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20110012938 - Driving method of plasma display device: The driving method of the plasma display device has a plurality of combination sets for display that include a different number of combinations. The signal levels of a red image signal, a green image signal, and a blue image signal are compared with each other. For an image signal of... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20110012937 - Liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display apparatus that can alter the chromaticity of a display image in a white backlight by performing a drive control of light sources. The liquid crystal display apparatus (100) has: a liquid crystal panel (101) that displays images; a backlight (102) that has semiconductor light sources (106)... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20110012941 - Liquid crystal display panel, method for driving the same, and liquid crystal display apparatus using the same: The disclosure describes a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of sub-pixels, a plurality of thin film transistors, a plurality of data lines, and a plurality of gate lines. Each of the sub-pixels has first and second gray scale regions which are split up and down and have different... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20110012943 - Liquid crystal display uniformity: In one embodiment, a system to manage luminance levels on a display device comprises a display device comprising a liquid crystal module comprising a matrix of pixels, a backlight assembly, and a plurality of drivers to drive the backlight assembly. The system further comprises a processing device coupled to the... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20110012942 - Method for manufacturing lcd device and light guide panel: Provided is a liquid crystal display device. The liquid crystal display device comprises a liquid crystal panel, a backlight unit, and a driving unit. The liquid crystal panel comprises a plurality of display areas defined therein. The backlight unit is disposed under the liquid crystal panel. The backlight unit comprises... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

  
01/13/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110006971 - Multiple displays for a portable electronic device and a method of use: A multiple display system having at least two mechanical arrangements such that in one of the at least two arrangements one of the multiple displays is stowed, out of the way mechanically and visually, when only a first display is in use; and one of the other of the at... Agent: Sawyer Law Group, P.C.

20110006972 - Organic el display device: A solid-sealing type organic EL display device is provided that can prevent water permeation through a defect generated in a passivation film which covers an extraction line in a peripheral sealing region thereby making it possible to prevent deterioration of an organic EL layer. An extraction line that couples a... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110006973 - Led display device: The present invention relates to the display field, and provides a LED display device. The LED display device comprises a data acquisition unit configured for acquiring image data; a data conversion unit configured for performing a data-conversion operation for the image data; and a LED display unit configured for displaying... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20110006974 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes an array of pixels. Each pixel is divided into a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel, and different data voltages are separately applied to (or evolved at) the two sub-pixels, thereby enhancing the lateral side visibility. Each sub-pixel includes a sub-pixel electrode (connected to the... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20110006975 - Liquid crystal display device: A display device having pixels disposed in a matrix and a pixel row in which a first pixel, a second pixel, a third pixel, and a fourth pixel are disposed in one direction, includes: a gate signal line having a first gate signal line to which the first pixel and... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110006976 - Field sequential liquid crystal display with passive matrix and driving method thereof: The present invention relates to a field sequential liquid crystal display (LCD) and driving method thereof. The method includes: turning the backlight off; step (a) of setting voltage of the segment signal lines to a first voltage and setting voltage of common signal lines to a second voltage level for... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110006980 - Data input device, data input method, data input program, and recording medium containing the program: The data input device comprises a force detecting unit for detecting an applied force as a rectangular coordinate data, a converting unit for converting the rectangular coordinate data detected by the force detecting unit into a polar coordinate data, a scrolling amount deciding unit for deciding the scrolling amount of... Agent: Mathews, Shepherd, Mckay, & Bruneau, P.A.

20110006978 - Image manipulation based on tracked eye movement: The disclosure relates to controlling and manipulating an image of an object on a display device based on tracked eye movements of an observer. When the object is displayed according to an initial view, the observer's eye movement is tracked and processed in order to determine the focus of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110006977 - System and method for converting gestures into digital graffiti: The subject disclosure provides a device, computer readable storage medium, and method for converting gestures undergone by a device into digital graffiti. The disclosure includes ascertaining an orientation of the device and a path traversed by the device. Gestures undergone by the device are identified as a function of the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20110006979 - System for controlling brightness flicker of parallax barrier lcd that has wide viewing angle and method thereof: A system for controlling brightness flicker of a parallax barrier LCD having a wide viewing angle capable of minimizing brightness flicker by adjusting a permittivity curve depending on different times into a predetermined waveform when split barriers are on/off by movement of a viewer's viewing angle, and a method thereof.... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner, P.A.

20110006983 - Display system and method including a stimuli-sensitive multi-function display with consolidated control functions: According to an example embodiment, display system includes a first display device and a multi-function display (MFD). The first display device is configured to selectively render a first cursor thereon. The MFD is separate from, and is in operable communication with, the first display device. The MFD includes a stimuli-sensitive... Agent: Honeywell/ifl Patent Services

20110006981 - Interactive input system: A method for resolving ambiguities between at least two pointers in a plurality of input regions defining an input area of an interactive input system. The method includes capturing images of the plurality of input regions, the images captured by a plurality of imaging devices having a field of view... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20110006982 - Pen type input device and input method using the same: A pen-type input device and method for sending positional input to a host device, in which a first switch, located on the pen's tip is provided to input character strokes in a character input mode and move a mouse cursor in a mouse mode, a second switch is provided to... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20110006985 - Display surface and control device combined therewith: The invention relates to a display surface and a control device combined therewith for a data processing system, wherein a display surface is equipped with photosensitive elements. A photosensitive element is configured as a planar position detector on the basis of a layer made of an organic photoactive material, which... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20110006984 - Optical helmet-position detection device having a large dynamic range: The general field of the invention is that of optical devices for detecting the position/orientation of a helmet. The device according to the invention comprises an optional stationary light source, a stationary camera associated with an image processing system, and a helmet. The helmet has a scattering coating and includes... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20110006986 - Input device: Provided is an input device, the operability of which can be VEHICLE improved by enabling efficient character input and function execution. A main controller (121) generates character codes corresponding to a plurality of different character types assigned to a character input key (14) that has been pressed down. The generated... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20110006990 - Method and system for communicating a signal corresponding to a message to an input/output device: A method and system communicate a signal correspond to a message to an input/output device, such as a messaging mouse, and activate a colored light so that a user can be notified of the arrival of an important message even when he is away from the computer desk or when... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20110006988 - Multi-mode mouse device: A multi-mode mouse device includes a mode-switching element on a surface of a mouse body. By manipulating the mode-switching element, the mouse device could be operated in a working mode or a power-saving mode according to the user's requirements. In the working mode, the response cycle of the motion sensor... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20110006989 - Pointing device: Disclosed is a pointing device that includes a curved supporter which including a curved surface; a pointing unit placed over the curved supporter and sliding along the curved surface of the curved supporter; and a sensor sensing movement of the pointing unit, in which the movement of the pointing unit... Agent: Dority & Manning, P.A.

20110006987 - Storable mouse: A storable mouse is provided. The storable mouse includes a mouse body, a connecting element and a protective case. A connecting surface of the connecting element is coupled with a rear surface of the mouse body such that bilateral sides of the connecting element are rotatable with respect to the... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20110006991 - Image processing for camera based motion tracking: Image processing techniques that can improve the user interface experience associated with key-based input devices. In one embodiment, a motion sensitive mechanical keyboard can utilize orthogonally-oriented cameras to sense hand/finger motion over the surface of the keys. This arrangement can enable a standard look and feel mechanical keyboard to receive... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110006993 - Method of fabricating a glass with capacitive touch keys for an electronic instrument and instrument comprising the same: The method is for fabricating a transparent or semi-transparent element, such as a glass (1), with capacitive touch keys, for a portable electronic instrument. This method includes the steps of placing an insulating film (3), on which are formed electrodes (2), acting as capacitive touch keys, conductive paths (4), each... Agent: Griffin & Szipl, PC

20110006992 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes: a terminal body having a radio communication function; a touch screen mounted on a front surface of the terminal body and outputting touch inputtable visual information; a keypad connected with one end of the terminal body, inputting information to the terminal body, and formed to be... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110006995 - Multi-directional slide input device for a portable terminal: A multi-directional slide input device for a portable terminal, with a base, which is mounted on the terminal and includes a rectangular-shaped operation surface and a wall formed along the frame of the operation surface, the wall having at least four stationary contact points therein; an X-axis moving stage, which... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110006994 - Portable device with versatile keyboard: An apparatus comprising: a display for presenting information to a user; a housing connected to the display for supporting the display; and a keyboard assembly deployable through a sliding connection to the housing, the keyboard assembly deployable in multiple directions, the information presented to the user through the display is... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110007011 - Capacitive touch screen with a mesh electrode: An improved touch screen provides enhanced electrical performance and optical quality. The electrodes on the touch screen are made of a mesh of conductors to reduce the overall electrode resistance thereby increasing the electrical performance without sacrificing optical quality. The mesh electrodes comprise a mesh pattern of conductive material with... Agent: Martin & Associates, LLC

20110007000 - Control of computer window systems and applications using high dimensional touchpad user interface: A high dimensional touchpad (HDTP) controls a variety of computer windows systems and applications by detecting a user's finger movement in the left-right, forward-backward, roll, pitch, yaw, and downward pressure directions. One or more of the detected finger movements are then used to control specific computer applications including focusing a... Agent: Lester F. Ludwig

20110007016 - Display apparatus and method having parameter toggle capability for an environmental control system: A display apparatus for a control unit in an environmental control system; the display apparatus including: a display area presenting a plurality of first loci, a plurality of second loci and at least one third locus; each respective first locus of the plurality of first loci being responsive to pressure... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20110007017 - Display apparatus and method having schedule toggle capability for an environmental control system: A display apparatus for a control unit in an environmental control system; the display apparatus including: a display area presenting a plurality of first loci, a plurality of second loci and at least one third locus; each respective first locus of the plurality of first loci being responsive to pressure... Agent: Hitt Gaines P.C.

20110007012 - Display panel and touch-responsive display assembly: A touch-responsive display assembly includes a touch panel. The touch panel includes: an anode, a cathode disposed over the anode, and an organic layered structure disposed between the anode and the cathode and including an organic electroluminescent layer that is emissive when a voltage is applied across the anode and... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110007003 - Driving circuit for liquid crystal display device and method for driving the same: A driving circuit of a liquid crystal display device and a driving method of the same are discussed. A driving circuit of a liquid crystal display device includes a liquid crystal panel comprising pixel cells having only circuit pixels, respectively, aligned in a matrix type corresponding to full resolution, the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110007001 - Dual mode input device: An embodiment of the present invention discloses an input device, which comprises an electromagnetic input unit for inputting by a stylus pen, a touch input unit for inputting by fingers or pen, a first micro controller for controlling the electromagnetic input unit, a second micro controller for controlling the touch... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20110007015 - Information input apparatus and information input method: An information input apparatus which displays a plurality of buttons on a display unit, detects an indicated position by a positional coordinate detection unit arranged on the display unit and inputs information corresponding to an indicated button includes: an incorrect input judgment unit for judging whether or not input information... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20110007013 - Input device and input function-equipped display device: An input device includes: a first substrate; a flexible second substrate arranged to be opposite the first substrate; a first electrode for depression position detection provided on the surface of the first substrate opposite the second substrate or on the side of the first substrate opposite to the second substrate;... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20110006997 - Luminous power control of a light source of a multimedia processing system: A method, apparatus, and system of luminous power control of a light source of a multimedia processing system are disclosed. In one embodiment, a method is described. The method includes capturing a digital image of a face of a user. The method also includes applying, with a processor, an algorithm... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, P.C.

20110007006 - Method and apparatus for operating a device in a vehicle with a voice controller: In a method for operating a device in a vehicle, an operating step is selected and a function associated with the operating step is performed. The operation of selecting the operating step automatically activates a voice controller for input following the operating step. An apparatus for operating a device in... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20110007014 - Method and apparatus for scrolling in portable terminal: A method and apparatus for scrolling in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes displaying data, sensing if scrolling is generated in a screen, and moving the data displayed on the screen based on a scrolling extent preset by region and/or displaying detailed information of the data displayed on... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20110007010 - Method for detecting a touched position on a touch device: A method for detecting a touched position on a touch device including a first conductive layer and sensing electrodes disposed on one side of the first conductive layer and separated from each other is disclosed. The method includes providing a first voltage to the first conductive layer; receiving a touch... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110006999 - Method for fabricating touch sensor panels: A method for manufacturing a patterned thin film layer on an uneven substrate is provided. The substrate having an outer surface and an inner surface. The method includes creating a cavity on the inner surface of the substrate, the cavity creating a cavity surface on a different plane as compared... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110006998 - Patterning of thin film conductive and passivation layers: Simplified patterning of conductive layers and passivation layers of a thin film is disclosed. In some embodiments, the patterning can include depositing a conductive layer onto a thin film substrate, depositing a passivation layer onto the conductive layer, applying a removable mask including a desired pattern to the passivation layer,... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110007009 - Portable terminal device, display control method, and display control program: There is provided a portable terminal device that enables a user to operate all buttons to be operated by moving only one finger of one hand carrying the terminal when operating the terminal equipped with both a touch panel and a stationary operation section and that exhibits superior operability. The... Agent: Seed Intellectual Property Law Group PLLC

20110006996 - Private data entry: A device and method for creating a private entry display on a touchscreen is provided, wherein the touchscreen includes a plurality of touch cells corresponding to spatial locations on the touchscreen. A graphical user interface is generated for display on the touchscreen for a predefined operation, the graphical user interface... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110007004 - Software keyboard input method for realizing composite key on electronic device screen: A software keyboard input method for implementing compound keys on an electronic device screen is provided to assist a user in fast inputting a text with convenience and efficiency. Two letters are displayed on a key. The user performs a ambiguous input by directly clicking a key, and performs a... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson, P.C.

20110007005 - Thin touch panel: A thin touch panel includes a transparent substrate with a black bordering around the inner surface of the transparent substrate. A plurality of metal connecting structures, metal guiding lines, transparent insulating structures and a transparent sensing layer are formed on the inner surface, so that the transparent substrate not only... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110007007 - Touch control method: An exemplary touch control method includes, first, obtaining a to-be-operated object according to a user's operation. A second step is detecting coordinates A(XA, YA) of a first touch point. A third step is detecting coordinates B(XB, YB) of an initial point of a second touch point. A fourth step is... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110007002 - Touch sensitive display device: A touch sensitive display device is capable of forming a physical button, and includes: a touch sensitive display including a display face, for performing display based on display data on the display face; and a light-transmissive first film disposed on the display face of the touch sensitive display, and including... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20110007018 - Touch-sensitive wireless device and on screen display for remotely controlling a system: A touch-sensitive wireless device, such as a wireless telephone or wireless multimedia player, in conjunction with an interactive on screen display, effectively remotely controls a programmable multimedia controller or other system. User gestures, button presses or other touches to or movements of the touch-sensitive wireless device are effectively converted to... Agent: Cesari And Mckenna, LLP

20110007008 - Virtual touch screen system: A virtual touch screen system that helps interacting with a computer application on the computer display wherein said virtual touch screen system is comprised of a touchpad connected to the computer and detects the finger position on its surface to provide the computer system with an immediate input representing said... Agent: Chefif Algreatly

20110007028 - Capacitive touch system with noise immunity: Systems and methods for determining a user's touch in a capacitive touch sensor system is provided, including performing a series of potential touch detection tests for a plurality of sensors until a potential touch is detected and measuring a test frequency for one of the sensors, such that a potential... Agent: King & Spalding LLP

20110007023 - Display device, touch screen device comprising the display device, mobile device and method for sensing a force on a display device: The present invention relates to a display device, touch screen device comprising a display device, mobile device and method for sensing a force on a display device. The display device provides a user interface for controlling different functions allowing additional and more flexible input operations. The display device comprises a... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110007027 - Multi-touch detecting method for detecting locations of touched points on a touch panel: A multi-touch detecting method is adapted for detecting touched points on a touch panel that includes first and second conductive films. The first conductive film exhibits electric anisotropy, and has a lower resistivity in a first direction. The multi-touch detecting method includes: applying a first voltage to the first conductive... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110007032 - On a substrate formed or resting display arrangement: A touch screen apparatus, including a display unit including a touch surface, a number of light pulse emitting units, connecting to the display unit, for emitting light pulses over and across the touch surface, a number of light pulse receiving units, connected to the display unit, for measuring amounts of... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20110007026 - Positioning method for touch screen: A positioning method for a touch screen including a conductive layer having an anisotropic impedance and separated detecting electrodes disposed at a side of the conductive layer is provided. A first voltage is provided to the conductive layer. A second voltage is provided to the conductive layer when the touch... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110007031 - Selection determining device, selection determining method, information recording medium, and program: A selection determining device (200) includes a detecting unit (201) which detects, when a point on a touch screen is pressed, a coordinate value of the point, detects, when two points in a two-dimensional plane are pressed, a coordinate value of a midpoint between the two points, and detects that... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20110007029 - System and method for multi-touch interactions with a touch sensitive screen: Embodiments of the invention are directed to interacting with a touch sensitive display screen. A method may include detecting a plurality of interactions with a touch sensitive screen. A display area may be defined based on locations associated with the interactions. An action may be performed with relation to a... Agent: Pearl Cohen Zedek Latzer, LLP

20110007019 - Systems and methods for using tft-based lcd panels as capacitive touch sensors: A display screen system operative in the presence of backlight, which may be provided by a rear light source or by a mirror according to reflective LCD technologies, to identify presence of a conductive member such as a finger, the system comprising a structural, transparent planar element including an array... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110007021 - Touch and hover sensing: Improved capacitive touch and hover sensing with a sensor array is provided. An AC ground shield positioned behind the sensor array and stimulated with signals of the same waveform as the signals driving the sensor array may concentrate the electric field extending from the sensor array and enhance hover sensing... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110007025 - Touch device having different polarizing directions: A touch device including a first slice and a second slice separated from the first slice is provided. The first slice has a first dielectric layer having conductive properties. The first dielectric layer provides a first polarizing direction. The second slice has a second dielectric layer with conductive properties. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110007020 - Touch sensor panel design: A touch sensor panel including a plurality of drive lines crossing a plurality of sense lines, forming an array. The plurality of drive lines and the plurality of sense lines are formed by interconnecting sections of at least one conductive material having a truncated diamond shape or formed of interconnected... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110007022 - Touch surface sensor: The invention relates to a touch-surface sensor (1) that comprises a touch surface using pressure-sensitive resistors in a control area (2) defining at least one closed path, characterised in that the touch surface includes a first active strip (3) capable of providing a first signal (6a) to a processing unit... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20110007030 - Ultrathin mutual capacitance touch screen and combined ultrathin touch screen: Ultrathin mutual capacitance touch screen and combined ultrathin touch screen composed by the said ultrathin mutual capacitance touch screen, the said ultrathin mutual capacitance touch screen comprises driving electrode clusters and sensing electrode clusters, wherein the driving electrode clusters are connected with an excitation signal source arranged outside the touch... Agent: Westman Champlin & Kelly, P.A.

20110007024 - Whiteboard and method for orientation thereof: The present invention relates to a whiteboard and method for orientation thereof, and particularly relates to an electromagnetic-and-interactive whiteboard with a battery-free pointer device and method of the electromagnetic-and-interactive whiteboard for finding the position of the battery-free pointer device. A plurality of signal handling devices are provided in the whiteboard... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P.

20110007033 - Liquid crystal display: According to an embodiment, a liquid crystal display comprises a backlight unit, a liquid crystal panel assembly placed on the backlight unit, a reflector frame placed in the periphery of the liquid crystal panel assembly and including a reflector, a top case coupling the backlight unit, the liquid crystal panel... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110007034 - Smoothing of touch input: Smoothing of touch input is provided. One example method of smoothing touch input may include calculating an expected window of touch event positions for a current raw touch event position using previous raw touch event positions, and determining if the current raw touch event position is within the expected window... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110007037 - Electronic pen and electronic pen system: An electronic pen electronically drawing lines on a terminal apparatus comprises a display, a gap, and a conductive member. The display displays a property of the electronic pen, and is a piece of electronic paper and extending around an external periphery of the electronic pen. The gap is provided between... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20110007035 - Finger-worn devices and related methods of use: Finger-worn user input devices and methods for operating same. In some embodiments, a device includes at least one rotatable section (112, 112′, 912) and an indication mechanism (116, 116a, 130, 516, 526, 616, 816, 826, 836, 1316, 1416, 1616, 2116, 2222, 2320, 2720, 3524) for indicating either a device use... Agent: Dr. Mark M. Friedman C/o Bill Polkinghorn - Discovery Dispatch

20110007036 - Method for making at least one identifier and securing the reading thereof by a digital pen associated with a screen sheet, and means for implementing same: The invention relates to a method for identifying sheets on which is added one identifier or more comprising a combination of juxtaposed screen cells. The method comprises two parts. The first part describes a means for making the differentiating identifiers and the addresses associated with the content areas forming the... Agent: Steven W Weinrieb Law Offices Of

20110007042 - Display device: To provide a display device including a flexible panel that can be handled without seriously damaging a driver circuit or a connecting portion between circuits. The display device includes a bent portion obtained by bending an element substrate. A circuit for driving the display device is provided in the bent... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20110007041 - Dongle: A dongle for coupling a signal source device and a signal sink device is disclosed. The dongle includes an interface receptacle, a display port interface plug, a repeater, a low-dropout regulator and an impedance unit. The interface receptacle is a DVI receptacle or a HDMI receptacle. The repeater is electrically... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110007038 - Drive apparatus for frame deflection and method: A frame drive circuit for a CRT device having a deflection processor (14) which develops a deflection processor output signal includes a frame coil (16) having a first core half (12) and a second core half (18), and a first driver (20) and a second driver (22). The deflection processor... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20110007039 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus is disclosed. The plasma display apparatus includes a plasma display panel and a driver. The plasma display panel includes a front substrate on which a plurality of scan electrodes and a plurality of sustain electrode are positioned substantially parallel to each other, a rear substrate on... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110007044 - 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)

20110007040 - Shift register and active matrix device: A shift register includes cascade-connected stages, each of which includes a data latch and an output stage. In at least one embodiment, the latch has a single data input which, in use, receives a date signal from a preceding or succeeding stage. The output stage includes a first switch, which... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110007043 - Video signal processor capable of suppressing excessive heat generation, method using the same, display device and method using the same: A video signal processor for processing input video data in accordance with an input clock signal includes: an input section for changing the format of the video data and outputting resultant data; a logic section for decoding the data output from the input section and outputting decoded data; and a... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20110007045 - Lcd display element with reduce crosstalk at the intersection of row leads and row electrodes: Crosstalk in the area of intersection between row leads and row electrodes as well as undesired optical effects are avoided in an LCD display element. An LCD display panel is made of the disclosed LCD display elements. By extending the row leads over the full width of the rectangular viewing... Agent: Imperium Patent Works

20110007047 - Display device having optical sensors: A liquid crystal panel with built-in sensors 11 includes, in a pixel array 17, a plurality of pixel circuits 1 and a plurality of optical sensors 2 which are arranged two-dimensionally. Infrared light transmitting filters 3 that allow infrared light to pass therethrough and cut off visible light are provided... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110007046 - Smart display devices: Smart display devices are presented. The smart display device includes an electrowetting panel, a photo-detector device, and a panel driving control device, wherein the photo-detector device detects environmental light such that the electrowetting panel is driven by the panel driving control device accordingly. The electrowetting panel has an array of... Agent: Quintero Law Office, PC

20110007048 - System and method for using pixels of a display device to communicate optical information over a communications link: A system for communicating over an optical communications link is provided that uses at least one display pixel of a display device to transmit optical information bits and at least one sensor pixel of the display device to receive optical information bits. To transmit optical information bits, a controller of... Agent: Smith Frohwein Tempel Greenlee Blaha LLC

20110007049 - Tft, shift register, scan signal line driving circuit, and display device: A TFT includes, in at least one embodiment, a capacitor formed: so as to have a region where a first capacitor electrode connected to a source electrode and a second capacitor electrode connected to a gate electrode are arranged to be stacked in a thickness direction and mutually opposed across... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110007050 - Image display apparatus and image display method: When displaying moving images by using liquid crystal panels and others, a problem exists in that tail streaks occur, and image degradation is resultantly caused. To solve this problem, an echo suppression circuit divides a video signal into a pair composed of two successive frames for comparison between these two... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110007058 - Differential class ab amplifier circuit, driver circuit and display device: A driver circuit of the present invention comprises a differential class AB amplifier circuit which comprises: a first differential amplifier circuit configured to amplify differential input signals and output a first signal in a first voltage range; a second differential amplifier circuit configured to amplify the differential input signals and... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20110007056 - Display apparatus comprising electrofluidic cells: A display apparatus is disclosed comprising a plurality of electrofluidic chromatophore (EFC) pixel cells, each pixel cell comprising a fluid holder for holding a polar fluid and a non-polar fluid having differing display properties. The fluid holder comprises a fluid reservoir and a channel. The channel is connected to the... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20110007053 - Display panel, display driving apparatus, display apparatus, method for arranging electrodes: A display panel having an electrode structure that reduces electromagnetic interference (EMI) emission, a display driving unit, a display apparatus, and a method for arranging electrodes are provided. A display panel includes a plurality of pixels, and an electrode disposed on the plurality of pixels in a first direction and... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110007051 - Driver for plasma display panel: Disposed is a driver for a plasma display panel, which is capable of absorbing surplus power of a plasma display panel by power conversion switching performed according to the switching of a sustain circuit to form a transmission path using resonance between the inductance of a transformer for power conversion... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20110007052 - Driving circuit and lcd system including the same: A driving circuit for an LCD system is provided. The LCD system includes a common electrode, a display electrode, and a capacitor. An AC voltage output terminal of the driving circuit is coupled to the common electrode via the capacitor. The display electrode and a charging/discharging unit in the driving... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - - - Iptec

20110007059 - Liquid crystal display and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (“LCD”) includes a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines intersecting the gate lines, a plurality of switching elements connected to the gate lines and the data lines, a plurality of storage electrodes, a plurality of storage electrode lines connected to the storage electrodes,... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110007057 - Liquid crystal display driver and liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display driver includes: a positive polarity amplifier; a negative polarity amplifier; and a determining part. The positive polarity amplifier is supplied with a first power source voltage and a second power source voltage, and amplifies a decoded first video data to output as a first data signal.... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20110007054 - Power supply and organic light emitting display device using the same: A power supply configured to receive at least one of a first input voltage or a second input voltage and to generate a voltage of a first pixel power and a voltage of a second pixel power, includes: a voltage sensing unit for generating voltage sensing signals corresponding to the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110007055 - Rapid detection method for decay of liquid crystal display device having led backlight and display device provided with rapid compensating device for decay: The invention relates to a rapid detection method for the decay of a liquid crystal display device having an LED backlight and a display device provided with a rapid compensating device for decay. The invention employs a mutually orthogonal series of driving signals to drive a plurality of LED devices... Agent: Yen Jung Sung

20110007061 - Display device: A gate signal line drive circuit and a display device which realize the suppression of a threshold voltage of an element which is used for a long time are provided. With respect to elements to which a HIGH voltage is applied for a long time, a plurality of elements are... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110007060 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device is provided, which may reduce flicker in all display gray levels. The liquid crystal display device includes a scan line drive circuit, a signal line drive circuit and a common connection line drive circuit. The common connection line drive circuit applies a voltage, the voltage... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP

20110007065 - Display apparatus: There is a need for decreasing a variation in times for writing to TFT elements for pixels in a direction along the extension of a gate line in a liquid crystal display apparatus. A display apparatus includes a display panel having multiple gate lines and multiple drain lines arranged in... Agent: Stanley P. Fisher Reed Smith LLP

20110007062 - Display panel and driving method thereof: A display panel and a driving method thereof are disclosed. The display panel comprises a plurality of pixel rows, a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines. Each of the pixel rows includes pairs of first and second pixels adjacent to each other. The data lines are... Agent: Flash Intellectual Property, Inc. Attn. Cheng-ju Chiang

20110007063 - Driving circuit and driving method: A driving circuit includes: output buffers provided to drive first and second groups of data lines, which are connected with pixels of a display panel, with drive voltage signals supplied to input terminals of the output buffers, respectively; first and second common portions; and a first short-circuiting section provided for... Agent: Young & Thompson

20110007064 - Gate line driving module for liquid crystal display and liquid crystal display using the same: A gate line driving module used on a liquid crystal display uses clock signal sources in replacement of a high level gate power source, such that the phenomenon of device characteristic drift occurring in the foregoing related art is avoided. The gate line driving module includes a plurality of odd-pixel... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110007066 - Data transmitting method for transmitting data between timing controller and source driver of display and display using the same: A data transmission method for transmitting data between a timing controller and a source driver of a display and a display using the same are disclosed. The transmission method includes recognizing a start of a blank period of a frame period; sampling de-skew data on a data bus during the... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20110007068 - Display panel driver, display apparatus, and display panel driving method: A display panel driver includes: a latch block configured to latch a drive data signal corresponding to an image in response to assertion of a latch enable signal supplied externally and output the latched drive data signal as a first latch data signal; an output control block configured to delay... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110007067 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display that can stably extract information from pixels. A driving method of the organic light emitting display includes: generating first digital values by sensing deterioration information of organic light emitting diodes respectively included in a plurality of pixels coupled to a data line during two or... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110007070 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program storage medium: An apparatus includes a calculation unit configured to calculate, based on data on gradation included in two-dimensional graphics data, position information about color reference points of the gradation and shape information about an object to which the gradation is applied, and a conversion unit configured to convert the two-dimensional graphics... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20110007069 - Method and system for presenting content: A method for presenting content, including arranging two-dimensional content in a three-dimensional virtual scene, wherein the three-dimensional virtual scene represents a three-dimensional space and wherein the two-dimensional content represents an object in the three-dimensional space; changing a view of the three-dimensional virtual scene in response to a user input; and... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20110007071 - Method for supporting puncture planning in a puncture of an examination object: In order to enable improved and faster performance of punctures, a method is provided for technically supporting guidance to a target during a puncture of an examination object. A 3D data set of a body volume of the examination object that is to be treated is segmented. A puncture target... Agent: Siemens Corporation Intellectual Property Department

20110007072 - Systems and methods for three-dimensionally modeling moving objects: In one embodiment, a system and method for three-dimensionally modeling a moving object pertain to capturing sequential images of the moving object from multiple different viewpoints to obtain multiple views of the moving object, identifying silhouettes of the moving object in each view, determining the location in each view of... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110007073 - Method and apparatus for modifying a digital image: A digital image (110) which is displayed to a user (118) is modified to include an aspect (120) of a detected at least one characteristic of the user (118) to give the user (118) the impression that the user (118) is present within the scene displayed by the digital image... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20110007074 - Method of map scale conversion of features for a display: A method of controlling a vehicle navigation system may entail inquiring if the navigation system is displaying a road map in a first map scale on a display, inquiring if a scrolling feature was used to pan the road map in the first map scale on the display to a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110007075 - Data processing apparatus and method: A data processing apparatus and method are provided. A first pie chart graphic is generated from first node data of a first node among hierarchical data and is displayed on a display. A processor analyzes an input to determine second node data of a second node that is an access... Agent: North Star Intellectual Property Law, PC

20110007076 - Methods, apparatus and systems for generating searchable electronic records of underground facility locate and/or marking operations: Manual, semi-automated or automated image-based electronic manifests of locate operations. Multiple image layers may be selectively enabled or disabled for display to facilitate comparative viewing of different base images and/or categories of information overlaid on the base image(s) relating to the locate operation. Accuracy indicators and/or calibration factors may be... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20110007077 - Animated messaging: A method performed by one or more devices includes receiving a user selection of a picture that contains an object of a character to be animated for an animated message and receiving one or more designations of areas within the picture to correspond to one or more human facial features... Agent: Verizon Patent Management Group

20110007079 - Bringing a visual representation to life via learned input from the user: Data captured with respect to a human may be analyzed and applied to a visual representation of a user such that the visual representation begins to reflect the behavioral characteristics of the user. For example, a system may have a capture device that captures data about the user in the... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20110007078 - Creating animations: Animation creation is described, for example, to enable children to create, record and play back stories. In an embodiment, one or more children are able to create animation components such as characters and backgrounds using a multi-touch panel display together with an image capture device. For example, a graphical user... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20110007080 - System and method for conforming an animated camera to an editorial cut: A method for conforming an animated camera to an editorial cut within a software application executing on a computer system. The method includes providing a shot that includes three-dimensional animation captured by a virtual camera associated with a pre-defined camera style; receiving an editorial action that has been performed to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP Pixar

20110007081 - Mobile motion capture cameras: Capturing motion, including: coupling at least one body marker on at least one body point of at least one actor; coupling at least one facial marker on at least one facial point of the at least one actor; arranging a plurality of motion capture cameras around a periphery of a... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20110007082 - Macroblock grouping in a destination video frame to improve video reconstruction performance: A method of video reconstruction includes providing a hardware accelerator to a video processing component of a video processing system, and a driver for the video processing component. In addition, the method includes segmenting macroblocks of a destination video frame in a raster order into groups based on reference parameters... Agent: Raj Abhyanker, P.C.

20110007083 - Distributed processing system, information processing apparatus, and distributed processing method: According to an aspect of the embodiment, a user apparatus transmits a parameter on generation of drawing data to each of drawing data generation apparatuses through a network, to assign generation processing of the drawing data to each of drawing data generation apparatuses. The user apparatus receives the drawing data... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110007084 - Apparatus and method for controlling dual display using rgb interface in mobile terminal with projector module: A method and apparatus is provided for controlling a dual display using a Red, Green and Blue (RGB) interface in a mobile terminal with a projector module, in which the projector module expends a high-resolution image and projects the expended image to the outside, a display displays a menu image... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20110007085 - Memory calibration method and display apparatus applying the same: A memory calibration method and a display apparatus using the memory calibration method are provided. The memory calibration method includes displaying an automatic calibration item, determining whether an automatic calibration command is input through the automatic calibration item, and automatically setting register setting values of the memory if it is... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110007086 - Method and apparatus for virtual object based image processing: Virtual object based image processing method and apparatus are provided. At least one virtual object is selected and applied to the underlying image such as a preview image obtained by a camera in order to create a merged image. The selected virtual object has a modification attribute allowing parts of... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20110007087 - Systems and methods for a common image data array file: Image data file systems and methods are operable to generate image data files for a plurality of images having a common image data array, and are operable to generate images from the image data files. An exemplary embodiment stores a common image data array into a master image data file,... Agent: Black Lowe & Graham PLLC

20110007088 - Method of correcting preferred color and display device using the same: A method of correcting a preferred color is disclosed. The method includes converting an input image including multi-primary color data of three or more primary colors into an XYZ color space, converting the XYZ color space into data of an LCH color space, expanding a color gamut of the data... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20110007089 - Method and system of processing images for improved display: Image processing may be performed to generate a color image for display on a color display screen and a monochrome image for display on a monochrome display screen, where an overlap of the images may produce a resultant color image at one or more depths. The one or more depths... Agent: Murabito, Hao & Barnes, LLP

20110007090 - Flat display apparatus capable of compensating a panel defect electrically and picture quality controlling method thereof: A flat panel display device and a picture quality controlling method thereof is provided. The flat panel display device includes a display panel. A memory stores location information about a panel defect location on the display panel and a compensation value to be dispersed for a plurality of frame periods.... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20110007091 - Information processing device, display control method and program: There is provided an information processing device that includes a communication portion, a detection portion and a display control portion. The communication portion communicates with an external device. The detection portion detects a posture of the information processing device. The display control portion controls display on a display screen based... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20110007093 - Image mapping to provide visual geographic path: Provided is a computer system and method for mapping a visual path. The method includes receiving one or more images included in a predefined area; receiving one or more parameters associated with the image; and integrating the images and parameters into a map of the predefined area to enable mapping... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20110007092 - Image processing apparatus and image processing program: An image processing apparatus includes an information converting unit and an output unit. The information converting unit converts information into an information expression image formed by a dot arrangement pattern in which information is expressed by arranging a given number or less of dots in a unit display area which... Agent: Kimble Intellectual Property Law, PLLC

20110007094 - Architectures and methods for creating and representing time-dependent imagery: The present invention pertains to geographical image processing of time-dependent imagery. Various assets acquired at different times are stored and processing according to acquisition date in order to generate one or more image tiles for a geographical region of interest. The different image tiles are sorted based on asset acquisition... Agent: Google Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP

20110007095 - Image display device: When a user holds a cell phone such that a first switching key 8 comes closer to the user's body, this makes the user push the first switching key 8. If the user pushes the first switching key 8, a CPU 100 displays a display image such that a display... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20110007096 - Content display method, content display program, and content display device: According to the present invention, there is provided a content display method of analyzing contents created especially for a display area wider than a screen size and displaying a partial area of the content based on a result of analysis. The method includes: a step of generating, based on a... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20110007097 - Single axis zoom: A graphical representation of data may be displayed along with a horizontal axis and a vertical axis. A user may define a region in the graphical representation using a zoom tool. If the defined region intersects with either of the horizontal or vertical axes, a single axis zoom may be... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110007103 - Apparatus for and method of controlling backlight of display panel in camera system: An apparatus controls a backlight of a display panel of a camera system. The apparatus includes a sub-pixel extracting unit, an ambient light luminance calculating unit, and a backlight controller. The sub-pixel extracting unit extracts sub-pixel luminance values from image data, where the image data is indicative of a current... Agent: Volentine & Whitt PLLC

20110007100 - Backlight controller and liquid crystal display device: A backlight controller for controlling a backlight unit having a plurality of light sources arranged in a grid layout for illuminating a liquid crystal panel, the backlight controller including: a first calculator configured to calculate an average value and a standard deviation of control values for controlling the light sources,... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20110007099 - Inverter circuit, backlight device and display device: Provided is an inverter circuit capable of suppressing an increase in EMI level. In at least one embodiment, the inverter circuit includes: a drive circuit for outputting a pulse signal; a transformer for outputting a drive signal corresponding to the pulse signal to a fluorescent lamp, the transformer including a... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110007104 - Lighting device and display device having the same: There is provided a lighting device that can reduce the occurrence of both color irregularity and brightness irregularity of light to be irradiated onto an irradiation surface even if one of a plurality of light-emitting elements included in light sources fails to light properly, and a display device using this... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110007098 - Liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid crystal driving apparatus, and method for driving liquid crystal display apparatus: A liquid crystal display (LCD) apparatus, an LCD driving apparatus, and a method for driving the LCD apparatus are provided. The LCD apparatus includes a panel; and a controlling unit which inserts gray data into at least one pixel included in a pixel group. Accordingly, the stress on a liquid... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110007102 - Pixel drive apparatus, light-emitting apparatus and drive control method for light-emitting apparatus: A pixel drive apparatus to drive a pixel has a function of compensating a change in characteristics of the pixel. The pixel includes a light-emitting element and a drive control element to drive the light-emitting element. The pixel drive apparatus acquires the electrical characteristic parameter that is used to compensate... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20110007101 - Self light emitting display device and method for driving self light emitting display device: A self light emitting display device is provided which includes a panel driver which changes a maximum voltage supplied to the self light emitting display panel according to the necessary maximum brightness, a storage unit which holds data related to a reverse gamma characteristic that is opposite to a gamma... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

  
01/06/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. recently filed with US Patent Office

20110001686 - Pushing content from a local device to a remote display: One or more remote content-displaying devices are represented on a display of a content-pushing device. A user of the content-pushing device is thus enabled to select which remote content-displaying device(s) is to receive and display the content.... Agent: Law Office Of Jim Boice

20110001687 - Dual display device using single display controller: A dual display device is described where a single display controller (32) is used to support both displays. This is done by using the smart panel display mode of the display controller and connecting to two displays that both support smart panel display mode along with chip select signals (40)... Agent: Sudharshan Srinivasan

20110001688 - Color display device and color display method: The color display device includes a colored light generation unit for repetitively generating a plurality of colored lights in a time sequence with a predetermined frequency, and an image generation unit for processing said plurality of colored lights, so as to generate an image corresponding to each of the plurality... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110001689 - Active matrix type display apparatus: A light emitting element is provided to allow for resetting a shift register while keeping a frame narrow without increasing complexity of a shift register circuit. A display apparatus has a data line, a scanning line, a pixel circuit, a shift register circuit, a first power supply supplying a voltage... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20110001691 - Liquid crystal display device: A pixel of a liquid crystal display device of the present invention includes a liquid crystal layer 42, a pixel electrode 12 and a counter electrode 22 opposing each other via the liquid crystal layer, a pair of vertical alignment films 32a, 32b, and alignment sustaining layers 34a, 34b formed... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110001690 - Semi-transmissive liquid crystal display device: In a liquid crystal panel, a reflective pixel electrode and a transmissive pixel electrode in a unit pixel are supplied with an image signal output from a data line drive circuit, the two mutually different scanning signals output from a scanning line drive circuit, and common signals output from a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110001692 - Integrated circuits for converting digital signals to digital signals, lcd drivers, systems, and operating methods thereof: An integrated circuit for converting digital signals to analog signals is provided. The integrated circuit includes a decoder coupled with at least one digital-to-analog converter (DAC). The decoder is capable of receiving at least one n-bit digital signal, decoding m bits of the at least one n-bit digital signal, and... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP (tsmc)

20110001693 - Backlight unit for liquid crystal display device: There is provided a backlight unit for an LCD device. The backlight unit, disposed under a liquid crystal panel and emitting light to a liquid crystal panel, includes a lightguide plate, a light emitting diode (LED) array disposed at an edge of the lightguide plate and including a plurality of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110001696 - Manipulating objects displayed on a display screen: Embodiments of the present invention is directed toward determining a location where a pointing device is directed. In one embodiment, the method includes receiving a message at the computing device from the pointing device. Sensor data is extracted from the message, the sensor data comprising accelerometer data, gyroscope data, or... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (microsoft Corporation)

20110001694 - Operation control apparatus, operation control method, and computer program: An operation control apparatus is provided which includes a detection unit for detecting contact of an operation tool with a display surface of a display unit, a contact determination unit for determining a contact state of the operation tool with the display surface based on the detection result by the... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20110001695 - Wearable terminal device and method of controlling the wearable terminal device: A wearable terminal device includes: a head mounted display including a monitor display unit; a line-of-sight detecting unit for detecting a line-of-sight position of a wearer; a sound collecting unit configured to collect sound uttered by the wearer; a sound recognizing unit configured to recognize a sound command from the... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20110001697 - Image display device and operation method thereof: An image display device for displaying digital images includes a display screen, a controller and a proximity sensor in communication with the controller. When an external object such as the user's hand is detected by the proximity sensor, the proximity sensor issues a sensing signal to the controller. The controller... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110001700 - Online video and web browser remote control: This invention refers to an online video and web browser remote control specifically; this invention refers to an online video and web browser remote control, which enables command and control of online media at the touch of a button and providing much the same experience as when watching television, without... Agent: Yoav Ruda

20110001701 - Projection apparatus: A projection apparatus includes a projection unit configured to project an image onto a projection screen; an image pickup unit configured to capture an image on the projection screen; a detection unit configured to detect at least one pointer image using an image signal obtained by the image pickup unit,... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20110001699 - Remote control of host application using motion and voice commands: A remote control microdisplay device that uses hand and head movement and voice commands to control the parameters of a field of view for the microdisplay within a larger virtual display area associated with a host application.... Agent: Hamilton, Brook, Smith & Reynolds, P.C.

20110001698 - Visualization device comprising at least one prohibited zone and a pointer: The visualization device comprising computation means, display means including at least one prohibited zone and a system for guiding a pointer is characterized in that the pointer can remain immobile in the prohibited zone only for a limited duration, the pointer being automatically directed toward the outside of the prohibited... Agent: Lariviere, Grubman & Payne, LLP

20110001703 - Capacitive mouse: A pointing device some or all of whose elements are made from capacitive sensors. Such elements may include a rotary motion detector which includes a rotating member and a plurality of fixed capacitive detecting members; a rolling ball with patterned conductive surface and a plurality of fixed capacitive detecting members;... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20110001704 - Capacitive mouse: A pointing device some or all of whose elements are made from capacitive sensors. Such elements may include a rotary motion detector which includes a rotating member and a plurality of fixed capacitive detecting members; a rolling ball with patterned conductive surface and a plurality of fixed capacitive detecting members;... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (syna)

20110001702 - Mouse with changeable footpads: A mouse with changeable footpads is provided. The mouse includes an upper case, a lower cover and a plurality of mouse footpad modules. The lower cover is disposed under the upper case. The lower cover includes a plurality of footpad holes. The footpad modules are disposed in respective footpad holes.... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20110001705 - Remote control system and method: A remote control method comprising an input terminal connecting to a remote embedded electronic device. The embedded electronic device receives a command with a combination key code by pressing a direction key. The embedded electronic device analyzes the command with the combination key code and executes corresponding action according to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110001718 - Data input device: There is provided a data input device. The data input device comprises a plurality of sensing units having sensors, a plurality of direction indicating positions and direction inputs in an input radius spaced and arranged from a center position in a radial direction in a uniform range in one input... Agent: Lrk Patent Law Firm

20110001712 - Display device: On a circumferential edge part of a display panel having a display surface, a front bezel having an aperture through which a cleaning member for removing dust adhering to the display surface can be freely inserted and removed is provided. Moreover, a touch panel is provided on the front bezel... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20110001707 - Electronic device including a moveable touch-sensitive input and method of controlling same: An electronic device includes a housing including a base, a touch-sensitive input assembly coupled to the housing and spaced from and moveable relative to the base to generate sound, an accelerometer housed within the housing, an actuating arrangement comprising a piezoelectric actuator between the base and the touch-sensitive input surface... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20110001706 - Electronic device touch screen display module: An electronic device may have a housing in which a touch screen display module is mounted. A cover glass may cover the touch screen display module. The touch screen display module may include display structures and touch sensor structures. A first cable may be connected to the display structures along... Agent: Treyz Law Group

20110001713 - Interdigitated randomized electrode pattern to increase the area of a touchpad having a limited number of controller ic drive pins: Increasing the effective size of a touchpad while using a single controller IC, wherein a pseudo random pattern is used such that when a certain order of electrical signals is applied to the electrodes, the local electrical fields cancel or are very large in a first region while the electrical... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20110001716 - Key module and portable electronic device: The invention discloses a key module which includes a touch device, several navigation keys, and a control device. Therein the touch device includes a touchable surface for being touched by an object. When the object touches the touch device, the touch device generates a touch signal according the state of... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110001711 - Light sensing circuit, touch panel including the same, and method of driving the same: A light sensing circuit includes a photodiode including a cathode electrode and an anode electrode and for receiving light from the outside and generating a current corresponding to the received light, a driving transistor for amplifying the current generated in the photodiode, a capacitor for storing a first initiation voltage... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110001714 - Liquid crystal display panel and touch panel: A liquid crystal display panel includes a pixel electrode to apply a voltage to a liquid crystal layer disposed between the pixel electrode and an opposed electrode, a thin film transistor connected to the pixel electrode, a scanning line to supply a gate signal to the thin film transistor, a... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20110001709 - Methods for displaying and moving data and systems using the same: Methods for displaying and moving data and systems using the same are provided. First, a first movement of an object on or near a touch-sensitive display unit is detected, and in response to the first movement, data displayed in the touch-sensitive display unit is moved in a first direction. In... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110001715 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes a main body having a first display and first and second sliders coupled to the main body, each of which includes first and second user interfaces. The first user interface is at least partially covered by the main body when the first slider is in a... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110001717 - Narrow border for capacitive touch panels: A touch screen sensor assembly and associated method for manufacturing the touch screen sensor assembly are provided. The touch screen assembly includes one or more transparent substrates that are arranged above a display. Each of the transparent substrates may include a conductive layer that is disposed adjacent to a surface... Agent: Marsh, Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20110001710 - Portable electronic device with multiple touch panels: An exemplary portable electronic device with multiple touch panels includes a side touch unit and main touch unit, a detection unit, and processor. The main touch unit is electrically connected to the side touch unit, and the detection unit is electrically connected to the side touch unit and the main... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110001708 - Sensitivity control as a function of touch shape: A method and device receives signals from a plurality of nodes about a first touch of an array of touch screen sensor nodes. It is determined whether the received signals are representative of a finger touch or a stylus touch. A detect mode may be entered as a function of... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20110001719 - Touch panel: There is provided a touch panel in which the size of a connecting part between an electrode and an extraction pattern is reduced and the occurrence of Newton's rings is prevented. The touch panel comprises transparent conductive films formed on opposing surfaces of a pair of glass substrates to face... Agent: Intellectual Property Law Office Of David Lathrop

20110001724 - Communication terminal for performing electric field communication and method for operating the same: An electric field communication terminal and a method for operating it are disclosed. Since the communication terminal according to the present invention includes a plurality of signal electrodes, it can perform electric field communication without contacting the user's body, which provides use convenience. In addition, since the plurality of signal... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20110001720 - Conductive film:

20110001721 - Digital capacitive touch panel structure: The present invention discloses a touch panel structure formed by an anti-scratch surface layer and a capacitive sensor layer, and a transparent lamination layer is used for pasting the two into a panel. The capacitive sensor layer includes an X-axis first transparent conductive layer and a Y-axis second transparent conductive... Agent: Jackson Intellectual Property Group PLLC

20110001725 - Touch panel and driving method thereof: An object of one embodiment of the present invention is to provide an inexpensive touch panel capable of color imaging with high resolution. A touch panel includes a panel including a first substrate and a second substrate opposed to each other, and a plurality of light sources sequentially or concurrently... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20110001723 - Touch panel and sensing method thereof: The first substrate of the touch panel includes a pixel array and a plurality of sensing lines. The pixel array includes a plurality of scan lines, a plurality of data lines and a plurality of pixel electrodes. The sensing lines are parallel arranged in the pixel array, adjacent to parts... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110001722 - Vehicle accessory control interface having capactive touch switches: A system for enabling an operator to control a vehicle accessory includes a control interface and a processor. The control interface has a display surface and a touch area defined by an electrically conductive layer adjacent the display surface. The conductive layer capacitively couples to an electrically conductive object upon... Agent: Brooks Kushman P.C.

20110001726 - Automatically configurable human machine interface system with interchangeable user interface panels: A human machine interface system is disclosed. The human machine interface system includes a sensing portion adapted to detect a presence and a location of a touch, a user input portion releasably coupled to the sensing portion, wherein the user input portion includes an indicia representing a control function associated... Agent: Fraser Clemens Martin & Miller LLC

20110001727 - Optical touch display: An optical touch display includes a display panel, a light source module, and a sensing module. The display panel has a first edge, a second edge, a third edge and a fourth edge. The light source module is disposed beside the first edge and the second edge of the display... Agent: Lanway Ipr Services

20110001728 - Pointing device and display device using the same: A pointing device has a photosensor (17) provided on the liquid crystal panel (display unit) (11) side of a liquid crystal display device (1), and is provided with a light quantity change instruction unit (brightness increase instruction unit) (43) that instructs the liquid crystal display device (1) to increase the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110001729 - Electronic device using electromagnetic input device: An electronic device includes an electromagnetic input device, a memory, and a processor. The electromagnetic input device includes a movable magnetized stylus and an inducting module. The inducting module includes a number of inducting cells and a controller. Each inducting cell includes a coil for generating an inducting voltage according... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110001730 - Electronic pen using a super capacitor as power supply: The present invention relates to an electronic pen using a super capacitor as a power supply which comprising a housing, a power supply, and a nib arranged at one end of the housing, a boosting circuit connected with the power supply for implementing a boosting process to an output voltage... Agent: Locke Lord Bissell & Liddell LLP Attn:IPDocketing

20110001733 - Display device: To reduce the number of sub-frames and perform high resolution display with low power consumption, each of the pixels has a digital emission period Td and an analog emission period Ta, and is driven in a time-divided fashion in a digital manner or in an analog manner. Each of the... Agent: Mckenna Long & Aldridge LLP

20110001735 - Electro-optical device, method for driving electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device operates in a cycle of unit periods of time. Each of the unit periods of time includes a first time period, a second time period, and a third time period. The electro-optical device includes: scanning lines; data lines; potential lines; a driving section; and pixels, each of... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20110001731 - Organic light emitting diode display device: An organic light emitting diode display device capable of achieving a considerable reduction in power consumption by generating a drive signal only for a period, in which the drive signal is actually required, is disclosed. The organic light emitting diode display device includes a DC-DC converter including a switching element... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110001734 - Plasma display apparatus: A plasma display apparatus with a slim shape including a speaker and ElectroMagnetic Interference (EMI) line filter being arranged at a rear surface of a chassis member of a Plasma Display Panel (PDP) module.... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20110001732 - Shift register circuit, display device, and method for driving shift register circuit: In at least one embodiment, each of stages connected in cascade includes a first circuit which causes a predetermined section in a corresponding one of the stages to be connected to a low-potential power source, the first circuit being constituted by TFTs, a first type of clock signal being used... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110001736 - Tft, shift register, scanning signal line drive circuit, switch circuit, and display device: A distance (d1) from an edge of a first region (R) at places (D) where branch electrodes (4b) extending, which branch off from an electrode line (4a) of a second source/drain electrode (4), start to overlap with a first region (R) to the electrode line (4a) is 5 μm or... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110001737 - Methods and systems for ambient-adaptive image display: Aspects of the present invention comprise systems and methods for determining image content characteristics, determining ambient illumination conditions, selecting an appropriate backlight level based on the image content characteristics and the ambient illumination conditions and selecting a tone scale curve for image enhancement wherein the tone scale curve is intended... Agent: Krieger Intellectual Property, Inc.

20110001739 - Display apparatus and method of testing the same: A display apparatus includes a delay generation circuit that generates a reference signal and a competing signal, the competing signal being generated based on a delay set signal, an input order judgment circuit that judges an input order of the reference signal and the competing signal, a delay set circuit... Agent: Young & Thompson

20110001738 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes a gate line, a data line, a switching transistor connected to the data line, a variable resistance unit, a first capacitor connected to the variable resistance unit and a micro-shutter connected to the resistance unit and the first capacitor. The switching transistor is controlled by a... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110001741 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: plural pixel circuits; and a scanning circuit that supplies a scanning signal for supplying a video signal including information of a display target video to the plural pixel circuits and transitions potential of the scanning signal to off-potential halfway in a mobility correction period for correcting... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20110001740 - Pixel circuit, driving circuit, light emitting apparatus, electronic apparatus and driving method of pixel circuit: Disclosed is a pixel circuit including a light emitting element having one terminal and the other terminal, a driving transistor that supplies a driving current to the one terminal of the light emitting element, a first power line electrically connected to the other terminal of the light emitting element and... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110001742 - Voltage generating system: A voltage generating system has a first voltage generating device for generating a plurality of voltages between a maximum voltage and a minimum voltage as a first set of voltages, and a second voltage generating device for generating a plurality of voltages between the maximum voltage and the minimum voltage... Agent: Mcdermott Will & Emery LLP

20110001744 - Arrangement comprising a first electronic device and a power supply unit and method for operating an electronic device: An arrangement includes a first electronic device and a power supply unit adapted to provide the first electronic device with electric operating energy from a mains voltage. The first electronic device includes an evaluation unit adapted to switch the first electronic device from an operating state to at least one... Agent: Slater & Matsil, L.L.P.

20110001745 - Capacitive load drive device, plasma display device with a capacitive load drive device, and drive method for a plasma display panel: The invention reduces power consumption, reduces EMI, and produces a stable sustain discharge. The sustain pulse generating circuit includes a power recovery circuit, clamping circuit, and auxiliary circuit. The power recovery circuit has a recovery inductor for LC resonance and a recovery capacitor for power recovery, recovers power stored in... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20110001743 - Drive circuit, drive method, liquid crystal display panel, liquid crystal module, and liquid cystal display device: A drive circuit drives an active matrix display section. In at least one embodiment, a COM signal generation section changes, after an end of a selection period of a pixel included in the display section, a voltage VCOM(n) of a COM line corresponding to the pixel. The COM signal generation... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110001746 - Apparatuses for and methods of displaying three-dimensional images: An apparatus for displaying a three-dimensional (3D) image may include a plurality of display panels and a controller configured to apply image signals to each of the plurality of display panels. At least one of the display panels may include a transparent display panel. The plurality of display panels may... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110001747 - Thin film transistor circuit, light emitting display apparatus, and driving method thereof: In order to suppress an influence of an electrical stress on a TFT characteristic in use of a TFT, a light emitting display apparatus according to the present invention comprises organic EL devices and driving circuits for driving the organic EL devices. The driving circuit includes plural pixels each having... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20110001748 - Electronic display controller: A system for and method of controlling an electronic display, such as an electrophoretic display, are disclosed. The system and method provide for transparent translation of standard image data into signals sufficient to drive such displays and implement the corresponding image.... Agent: Hunton & Williams LLP Intellectual Property Department

20110001749 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel including data lines and gate lines crossing one another and a pixel array including liquid crystal cells arranged in a matrix format according to a crossing structure of the data lines and the gate... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110001750 - Display apparatus and graphic display method: A display apparatus and a graphic display method are provided. A display apparatus includes a graphic processing unit which converts data received from an external device into graphics, and a display unit which displays a graphics. Accordingly, the display apparatus can display a high quality 3-dimensional image.... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110001751 - Providing navigation instructions: A method in a device for providing navigation instructions in a three-dimensional map environment comprises receiving a start and end positions, determining a route, determining graphical two-dimensional map data, generating navigation instructions comprising setting a transparency level and transmitting the navigation instructions to a display. Corresponding device and computer program... Agent: Muirhead And Saturnelli, LLC

20110001752 - Display panel drive circuit, liquid crystal display device, and method for driving display panel: A display panel drive circuit including a shift register including unit circuits connected in cascade, each of the unit circuits outputting a signal line selection signal, is so configured that: each of the unit circuits receives a clock signal nd either a signal line selection signal outputted from another-stage unit... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110001754 - Display apparatus and image displaying method: A display apparatus includes: a display panel; and a frame memory configured to store an image data. An overdrive control section is configured to perform overdrive processing on a first image data read from the frame memory in a current frame period, by using a second image data read from... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110001753 - Method, module, and device for displaying graphical information: A method, module and device for displaying graphical information on a screen are provided. In at least one embodiment, the method includes composing resulting image data from at least one application service, and transmitting the resulting image data to the screen. Further, in at least one embodiment, the composing of... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110001755 - Low-latency remote display rendering using tile-based rendering systems: Apparatus, systems and methods for low latency remote display rendering using tile-based rendering systems are disclosed. In one implementation, a system includes a network interface and a content source coupled to the network interface. The content source being capable of rendering at least one tile of a tiled image, encoding... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20110001756 - System and method for filter kernel interpolation for seamless mipmap filtering: There is provided a system and method for filter kernel interpolation for seamless mipmap filtering. There is provided a method of implementing a filter kernel interpolation for seamless filtering of transitions within a plurality of mipmaps derived from a base-image texture filtered using a prefilter, the method comprising choosing a... Agent: Disney Enterprises C/o Farjami & Farjami LLP

20110001757 - Method and apparatus for adjusting an image to enhance display characteristics: Embodiments of the present invention comprise systems, methods and devices for increasing the perceived brightness of an image. In some embodiments this increase compensates for a decrease in display light source illumination.... Agent: Kevin L. Russell Chernoff, Vilhauer, Mcclung & Stenzel LLP

20110001758 - Apparatus and method for manipulating an object inserted to video content: The subject matter discloses a method of manipulating an object inserted into computerized content, comprising receiving input related to manipulation of the object, determining the manipulation to be applied on the object, determining the display of the object according to the determined manipulation and displaying the object after manipulated. The... Agent: Soroker-agmon Advocate And Patent Attorneys

20110001759 - Image displaying apparatus and image displaying method: An image displaying apparatus is provided, which includes: a display unit that displays an image, and which has a horizontal width and a vertical width; an image processing unit which processes the image; and a controller which controls the image processing unit, if an aspect ratio of the image is... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110001760 - Method and system for displaying an image generated by at least one camera: The invention is directed to a method and system for displaying an image generated by at least one camera (11) on an image displaying means (13), comprising the steps of generating at least one image (15) by the camera (11) capturing at least one real object (12), displaying the image... Agent: Arc Patents

20110001761 - Diagnosis assisting apparatus, diagnosis assisting method, and storage medium in which a diagnosis assisting program is recorded: One or more blood vessel regions that represent one or more blood vessels that govern the function of an organ are extracted from a three dimensional anatomical image that represents the three dimensional shape of the organ. Next, blood vessel governed regions, the functions of which are governed by a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110001762 - Method for adjusting displayed frame, electronic device, and computer readable medium thereof: A method for adjusting a displayed frame, an electronic device, and a computer readable medium thereof are provided. In the present method, a connection line between both eyes of a user is obtained. Then, a relation between the connection line and a screen of the electronic device is calculated. Finally,... Agent: J C Patents

20110001763 - Display control apparatus and display control method: There is provided a display control apparatus including a pickup image acquisition unit that acquires a pickup image of a viewer viewing a display image, a detection unit that detects a viewing position and a viewing distance of the viewer with respect to the display image based on the pickup... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20110001766 - led drive circuit for scr dimming: A LED drive circuit for SCR dimming including an external controller configured to receive AC voltage from a power network to convert the AC voltage to an AC voltage with a lacked phase by phase controlling the voltage through a thyristor, and a LED driver that includes a bridge rectifier... Agent: Beusse Wolter Sanks Mora & Maire, P. A.

20110001764 - Dynamic creation of waveform palette: A system and method for driving a display region on the display are described. The method includes receiving a desired color for a pixel, determining a waveform to drive the pixel to desired color, updating frame buffer with an index to the determined waveform, updating waveform table with the determined... Agent: Patent Law Works/ricoh

20110001765 - Semiconductor integrated circuit and liquid crystal drive circuit: Disclosed herein is a semiconductor integrated circuit including: line buffers; an alpha channel first selector; an alpha channel digital-to-analog converter; a beta channel digital-to-analog converter; a redundant digital-to-analog converter; an alpha channel second selector; a beta channel second selector; an alpha channel amplifier; and a beta channel amplifier.... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20110001767 - Image display device: An image display device includes signal lines; a video signal generating means which generates a video signal based on gray level information from the outside; a compensation signal generating means which generates a compensation signal based on the gray level information; a selecting means which alternately supplies the video signal... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110001768 - Display controller, video signal transmitting method and system: A display controller, video signal transmitting method and system thereof are provided. The display controller includes a processing circuit; a transmitting channel, coupled to the processing circuit; a receiving channel, coupled to the processing circuit; and a clock generator, that generates an internal clock signal and an external clock signal.... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

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