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Computer graphics processing, operator interface processing, and selective visual display systems February patent applications/inventions, industry category 02/11

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02/24/2011 > 120 patent applications in 48 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110043434 - Twin-monitor electronic display system: The invention concerns an electronic display system, intended to be coupled with ultrasound imaging equipment capable of capturing an image of a medium, said system comprising a first monitor to display an ultrasound image such as captured by the ultrasound imaging equipment and image processing means. According to the invention,... Agent: Caesar, Rivise, Bernstein, Cohen & Pokotilow, Ltd.

20110043435 - Amalgamated display comprising dissimilar display devices: A reflective display, such as an electrophoretic display (EPD), and an emissive display, such as a backlit liquid crystal display, may be combined to form an amalgamated display. This combination may include layering one display atop the other, alternating reflective and emissive display elements, or otherwise interspersing reflective and emissive... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20110043436 - Head mount display: Provided is a head mount display of a type to be attached to eyeglasses. A head mount display (1) is provided with a case (10) incorporating displays, and free-form surface prisms (20). The head mount display (1) is used while the case (10) is attached to a bridge (105) of... Agent: Paul, Hastings, Janofsky & Walker LLP

20110043437 - Systems and methods for tagging photos: Various systems and methods are described for tagging photos of individuals. A plurality of facial regions is detected from a plurality of images. The images are grouped based on similarities between the facial regions within the plurality of images. Tagging data associated with one or more of the clusters is... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

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20110043439 - Liquid crystal display device, display control device, and liquid crystal display method: The liquid crystal display device inverts the polarity of the data signal once in the first one of n iterations (n is an integer of 2 or more) of the horizontal blanking period. Then, in each of the remaining n−1 iterations of the horizontal blanking period, the polarity of the... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110043440 - Display device: A display device is disclosed. According to the present invention, the display device comprises a bottom substrate, a plurality of interlayers, a first passivation layer, a bottom electrode, a second passivation layer, a top electrode and a top substrate. The interlayers are formed on the bottom substrate, including a patterned... Agent: Flash Intellectual Property, Inc. Attn. Cheng-ju Chiang

20110043441 - Electrophoretic particles, electrophoretic particle dispersion, display medium and display device: wherein in Formula (1), R1 represents a dimethyl siloxane chain that comprises two or more dimethyl siloxane structures that are linked together, the dimethyl siloxane chain being optionally substituted by an organic group; R2 represents a hydrogen atom or a methyl group; Ar1 represents an organic group having an aromatic... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110043446 - Computer input device: Computer input apparatus comprising: an image capture device; and a marker member comprising at least two reference indicia, at least a first reference indicium being arranged to emit or reflect light having a first spectral characteristic, and at least a second reference indicium being arranged to emit or reflect light... Agent: Wilmerhale/boston

20110043445 - Handheld electronic device and method of controlling the handheld electronic device according to state thereof in a three-dimensional space: A method of controlling a handheld electronic device according to state thereof in a three-dimensional space, which is applicable to the handheld electronic device including a CPU, a displacement sensor, and a quadrant section lookup table. The displacement sensor detects variation of the state of the handheld electronic device in... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20110043442 - Method and system for displaying images on moveable display devices: A display system includes a display device having multiple possible poses, including a neutral pose. A physical constraint maintains the display device in the neutral pose absent an application of an external force. A sensor measures a magnitude and direction of a displacement of the display device to a displaced... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Research Laboratories, Inc.

20110043444 - Portable electronic device: An exemplary portable electronic device includes a main body, a cover movably connected with the main body, a piezoelectric sensing unit, and a signal processing unit. The piezoelectric sensing unit is partially positioned on the main body and the cover. The piezoelectric sensing unit generates elastic deformation due to the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043443 - Systems and methods for utilizing personalized motion control in virtual environment: Techniques for controlling motions using motion recognizers generated in advance by users are described. According to embodiment, the motion recognizers created by end users are utilized to control virtual objects displayed in a virtual environment. By manipulating one or more motion sensitive devices, end users could command what the objects... Agent: Silicon Valley Patent Agency

20110043447 - Input device and information processing apparatus: An input device includes: a main body portion having one surface; a movable portion having a contact surface formed in the one surface of the main body portion, is operated through the contact surface and is movable relative to the main body portion; a supporting portion that is provided in... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110043448 - Operation input system, control apparatus, handheld apparatus, and operation input method: An operation input system includes a casing and a motion sensor for detecting a movement of the casing inside the casing and calculates a position of the casing in a predetermined space based on an output of the motion sensor. The operation input system includes a position sensor and a... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110043449 - Electronic device with joystick: An electronic device with joystick is provided. The joystick includes a receiving space includes a plurality of first conductive elements. The device further includes a plurality of resistors, a chip, and a rotatable post. Each of the first conductive elements is electrically connected to the ground via a resistor. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043450 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a mouse body and a hood. The hood is adjustably attached to a top of the mouse body.... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043452 - Key button mechanism and electronic device using the same: A key button structure for entering data in an electronic device comprises a first key element and a second key element. The second key element is retained to the first key element by a retaining mechanism. The second key element has a joint positioned at a side thereof opposite to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043451 - Specialized keyboard for dental examinations: The present invention includes a device, system and method of use consisting of a specialized dental keyboard with a software component. The dental keyboard includes a plurality of specialized keys that, combined with the software component resident on a host computer, provide short-cut macros to streamline data entry during a... Agent: Peter A. Haas, Esquire

20110043469 - Apparatus and method for executing hot key function of mobile terminal: An apparatus and a method for executing a hot key function of a mobile terminal provide that, if a motion of the mobile terminal is detected and a touch of a user is detected, a specific hot key function is executed, so that the user may input commands according to... Agent: H.c. Park & Associates, PLC

20110043463 - Apparatus and method for providing gui interacting according to recognized user approach: An interface controlling method and an apparatus thereof are provided to control a user interface based on a proximity sensor and a touch pad. A number of items are displayed, an item approached by a user is identified by sensing an approach, information is provided regarding the identified item, contact... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110043472 - Display control apparatus and control method thereof: There is provided an apparatus that can prevent invoking of unintended functions in gesture operation. The apparatus displays gesture functions executable by movement of touch position, and when movement of touch position satisfies a first condition, confirms executable gesture functions to display confirmed functions. When the movement of touch position... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20110043459 - Display integrated with touch control function: A display panel with partial touch film includes a display panel, a touch film, and a video source. The display panel is divided into a main display area and an secondary display area, the main display area is larger than the secondary display area. The transparent touch film is mounted... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043453 - Finger occlusion avoidance on touch display devices: System and method for creating an information-free zone (“hole”) in the content displayed in the area of the display where the finger touches it. The content previously displayed in the hole is pushed to the sides around the hole and thereby remains visible. This avoids the occlusion of the content... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110043455 - Finger occlusion avoidance on touch display devices: System and method for creating an information-free zone (“hole”) in the content displayed in the area of the display where the finger touches it. The content previously displayed in the hole is pushed to the sides around the hole and thereby remains visible. This avoids the occlusion of the content... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110043454 - Haptic feedback using composite piezoelectric actuator: Human-computer interface devices are described in the present disclosure. In one embodiment, among several embodiments, a human-computer interface includes a display device configured to visually display images to a user and a touch sensitive device configured to sense contact with the user. Furthermore, the human-computer interface includes a composite piezoelectric... Agent: Pillsbury Winthrop Shaw Pittman LLP (immersion)

20110043456 - Method and apparatus for interpreting input movement on a computing device interface as a one- or two-dimensional input: A computing device is capable of intelligently interpreting input movement. The computing device detects a movement of a finger or object over an input interface. The movement is interpreted as one-dimensional or two-dimensional.... Agent: Mahamedi Paradice Kreisman LLP

20110043474 - Method and apparatus for providing haptic effects to a touch panel: A touch panel assembly includes a touch-sensitive panel oriented along a plane. An actuator includes a frame having a first portion and a second portion at least partially oriented parallel to the plane. The first portion and the second portion are coupled together with a biasing element. A first magnetic... Agent: Immersion - Nixon Peabody LLP

20110043475 - Method and system of identifying a user of a handheld device: A system and method for identifying a user of a handheld device is herein disclosed. The device implementing the method and system may attempt to identify a user based on signals that are incidental to a user's handling of the device. The signals are generated by a variety of sensors... Agent: Gregory A. Stobbs

20110043468 - Motor vehicle: A motor vehicle includes a steering wheel, a first touchpad integrated into the steering wheel adapted to input commands, a second touchpad integrated into the steering wheel and spatially separated from the first touchpad adapted to input commands, and a coordination module adapted to generate a command to operate a... Agent: Kenyon & Kenyon LLP

20110043458 - Multi-touch input actual-size display screen for scanned items: An apparatus comprises a processor, a scanner operatively connected to the processor, and a touch screen graphic user interface operatively connected to the processor. The scanner is positioned to scan a predetermined scan area and the touch screen has a screen area that has dimensions corresponding to the scan area.... Agent: Gibb Intellectual Property Law Firm, LLC Frederick W. Gibb, Iii, Esq.

20110043470 - Sensor device, method of driving sensor element, display device with input function and electronic unit: A sensor device includes: one or more sensor elements each including first and second diode elements connected in series and a sensor driving section. The cathode of the second diode element is connected to the anode of the first diode element. The sensor driving section controls on-off state of the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20110043461 - Systems and methods for application management: Methods and systems for application management are provided. First, a first picture of an application is displayed on a lower display layer in a touch-sensitive display unit. At least one contact on the touch-sensitive display unit is detected. In response to the at least one contact, a second picture is... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110043457 - Tactile user interface for an electronic device: A tactile interface for an electronic device includes a compliant portion, a first input sensor embedded in the compliant portion and a second input sensor. The first and second sensors produce differential output signal in responsive to tactile input forces applied in at least a common dimension or about a... Agent: Motorola Mobility, Inc

20110043467 - Timing adjusting method for touch screen liquid crystal display device: Provided is a timing adjusting method for a touch screen liquid crystal display device. A liquid crystal module of the touch screen liquid crystal display device has a structure in which a data line connected to data pixels and a read line connected to read pixels are shared by a... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20110043460 - Touch panel: A touch panel includes an infrared (“IR”) sensor and an IR source that supplies IR light to the infrared sensor. The IR sensor includes an absorbing layer and a PN junction layer disposed on the absorbing layer. The absorbing layer includes a material that selectively absorbs light having a wavelength... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110043465 - Touch panel having a insulation layer: A touch panel including a first insulation substrate, a first conductive film, a first insulation film, first conductive wires, a second insulation substrate, a second conductive film, and second conductive wires is provided. The first conductive film is disposed on the first insulation substrate and the first insulation layer covers... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043464 - Touch screen display apparatus and method of manufacturing the same: A touch screen display apparatus including a sensor unit to sense and to process light signals and a pixel unit to drive pixels according to the light signal processing performed by the sensor unit. The touch screen display apparatus includes a substrate; a plurality of pixel units disposed on the... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20110043466 - Touch screen liquid crystal display device: An touch screen liquid crystal display device includes a panel driving circuit including a gate driving block, a data driving block, and a signal control block and a liquid crystal module that stores data in data pixels through a data pixel line, to which the data pixels are connected, in... Agent: Jae Y. Park

20110043473 - Touch sensor and method for driving the same and display device: It is an object to suppress malfunction of a touch sensor, a touch panel, and a device using them by accurate determination whether inputting is performed or not. In addition, it is also an object to enhance the response speed of the determination. A touch panel including a plurality of... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (dc)

20110043471 - Touch sensor methods and apparatus: Touch sensor methods and apparatus are provided. A first photodiode includes an i-region of a first length. A second photodiode includes an i-region with a second length. A sensing component including a capacitive element is operably coupled to the first photodiode and the second photodiode. The first length of the... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20110043462 - Touchscreen apparatus, integrated circuit device, electronic device and method therefor: A method for identifying multiple touch user interaction with a touchscreen device. The method includes receiving an indication that a touch has been detected on the touchscreen device, applying a first voltage across a first conductive layer of the touchscreen device and measuring first and second voltage signals at first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110043482 - Anisotropic touch screen element: A touch sensitive position sensor for detecting the position of an object in two dimensions is described. The position sensor has first and second resistive bus-bars spaced apart with an anisotropic conductive area between them. Electric currents induced in the anisotropic conductive area by touch or proximity flow preferentially towards... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20110043483 - Display, touch panel and electronic device: A display with a touch panel allowed to achieve high response performance while reducing power consumption is obtained. The display includes a plurality of display elements performing display based on picture signals supplied to a plurality of picture signal lines, respectively, a plurality of sensor elements outputting touch signals indicating... Agent: Robert J. Depke Lewis T. Steadman

20110043479 - Electronic device with a flexible panel and method for manufacturing a flexible panel: The electronic device comprises a data processing facility (8), a flexible panel (3), and a facility (4,5) for arranging the panel at least into an extended shape (FIG. 1A) and into a compact shape (FIG. 1B). The flexible panel includes—a display structure (20) responsive to output signals (Sout) from the... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20110043480 - Multiple input analog resistive touch panel and method of making same: A user input system comprises a top structure defining a touch surface. The top structure is disposed above and separated from a bottom structure by an air gap. Conductive resistive material is provided on facing surfaces of the upper and lower structures. The conductive resistive material on at least one... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20110043478 - Proximity detection device and proximity detection method: In a proximity detection device and a proximity detection method of detecting an approach and a position of an object of a human finger or the like by changes in electrostatic capacitances of respective intersections of plural electrodes arranged in correspondence with two-dimensional coordinates, high-speed detection in a high dynamic... Agent: Bruce L. Adams Adams & Wilks

20110043476 - Scrollbar and touchpad with tactile and/or audible feedback: A scrollbar or touchpad including a touch area and disposed on a flexible layer that is supported by a rigid substrate. The bottom surface of the flexible layer and the top surface of the substrate, eventually in combination with elements disposed therebetween are configured to provide a pattern of varying... Agent: Nokia, Inc.

20110043477 - Touch feedback panel, and touch screen device and electronic device inluding the same: A touch feedback panel includes a transparent electrode detecting a signal and a plurality of piezoelectric actuators disposed over the transparent electrode and partitioned into cells to generate a vibration only in a region where a signal is sensed.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110043481 - User interface with proximity sensing: An electronic circuit including a microchip for use as an intelligent user interface also comprises touch sensor technology that differentiates between proximity and physical contact events to activate and control various loads including light bulbs, products with radio frequency circuitry or electric motors. An input to the microchip is connected... Agent: Jones, Tullar & Cooper, P.C.

20110043484 - Apparatus for detecting a touching position on a flat panel display and a method thereof: This invention provides an apparatus for detecting a touching position on a flat panel display, including a display panel for displaying text and picture information, an electrically-controlled swing element with the angle of swing thereof being controlled by an electrically-driven actuator, a light source with a light beam thereof being... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20110043489 - Display device and control method: A display device is provided which is capable of specifying a touch operation direction when a touch operation is detected. A display device includes a photosensor built-in LCD for capturing, in an image, a touch operation performed onto a display screen, from inside a display unit; and a touch operation... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110043486 - Liquid crystal display device, black matrix substrate and color filter substrate: A liquid crystal display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate located opposite the first substrate via a liquid crystal, a blue display element, a green display element, a red display element, a short-wavelength optical sensor, a red optical sensor, and an infrared optical sensor formed on a liquid... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110043488 - Method for driving touch panel: A touch panel includes a plurality of pixels each of which is provided with a photo sensor including a photodiode, a first transistor, and a second transistor. Each pixel performs first operation in which a potential of a photodiode reset signal line which is electrically connected to the photodiode is... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20110043487 - Organic light emitting diode touch display: An OLED display is proposed. The OLED display includes a gate driver for generating a scanning signal, a source driver for generating a data signal, and a plurality of cells arranged in an array. Each cell includes a first transistor for delivering the data signal when receiving the scanning signal,... Agent: Austin Rapp & Hardman

20110043485 - Scanning of a touch screen: A user interface for receiving input commands in a mobile terminal includes a display device (D) for presenting visual information. Arrays of light sources (131, 132) and arrays of light detectors (141, 142) are arranged along respective first and second sides of the display device (D). Each array of light... Agent: Soquel Group, LLC

20110043490 - Illuminator for touch- and object-sensitive display: An integrated vision and display system comprises a display-image forming layer configured to transmit a display image for viewing through a display surface; an imaging detector configured to image infrared light of a narrow range of angles relative to the display surface normal and including a reflection from one or... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110043491 - Data input device and data input method: There is provided a data input device and a data input method. The data input device including: a sense unit provided by forming a predetermined sense region at a side of a case of an electronic apparatus terminal, for generating a first direction input signal by sensing a horizontal pressure... Agent: Lrk Patent Law Firm

20110043492 - Input device and display system having the same: An input device capable of optically communicating with an electronic apparatus is provided. The input device includes a light source, a force sensor, and a controller. The force sensor is configured to sense a force applied to a tip of the input device and generate a first sensing signal corresponding... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (main)

20110043498 - Active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: Provided are an active matrix substrate including plural pixel electrodes in a single pixel region and a liquid crystal display device (capacitor-coupled pixel division mode) including the same. The liquid crystal display device (capacitor-coupled pixel division mode) hardly causes image-sticking of sub-pixels even during double-speed driving. The active matrix substrate... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110043496 - Display device: A glove having a display device is described. The glove comprises a glove; a display device connected with the glove, the display device comprising: a controller; a display coupled with the controller; and an input/output device coupled with the controller and arranged to be coupled with a wireless camera; and... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20110043497 - Led display system and mode-determining method of same: A LED display system includes a display controller including an output port having a first output terminal and a second output terminal; a plurality of LED sets; and a plurality of driving circuits, coupled in series and coupled between the display controller and the plurality of LED sets, respectively. Each... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110043493 - Method for determining an optimum skew and adjusting a clock phase of a pixel clock signal and data driver utilizing the same: A data driver including a receiver, a skew adjusting circuit and a processing device is provided. The receiver samples image data on a data bus according to a processed pixel clock signal. The image data includes pixel data during active periods and a test pattern repeatedly inserted in the image... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110043495 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device, comprises a pixel unit including a plurality of pixels, each of the pixels including an organic light emitting diode having a first electrode, a second electrode, and an organic light emitting layer; a built-in-circuit comprising a driving circuit configured to drive the pixels; and... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110043494 - Portable electronic device and method for testing polarizing ability of glass using the same: A portable electronic device includes a casing, a liquid crystal, a controlling module, and a button. The liquid crystal display is capable of emitting polarized light. The controlling module is received in the casing, the controlling module is configured for controlling the liquid crystal display to display a white screen... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043499 - Optically testing chiplets in display device: A method of making a display includes providing a display substrate having a plurality of control electrodes in a display area; locating a plurality of chiplets responsive to a controller to provide current to the control electrodes, each chiplet having a separate substrate, at least one pixel connection pad electrically... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110043500 - Organic light emitting display and mother substrate thereof: An organic light emitting display includes a display unit that includes scan lines and data lines. First sub-pixels, second sub-pixels, and third sub-pixels that emit light corresponding to different colors are repeatedly arranged in a uniform pattern. The organic light emitting display also includes a scan driver for supplying scan... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110043502 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: a dummy pixel provided on a display panel; a reflection film provided on a light-emitting-surface side of the display panel for reflecting light emitted from the dummy pixel; a photodetector provided on an opposite side of the display panel from the light-emitting surface for detecting the... Agent: Snr Denton US LLP

20110043501 - Material simulation device: A material simulation device is described, capable of simulating emissive and non-emissive colored surfaces, both textured and smooth. The material properties being simulated may be controlled electronically, and may be altered rapidly making smooth animation of surface properties possible. A controller receives data from spectral light sensors, processes the data,... Agent: Tyler Daniel

20110043503 - Spectrally compensating a light sensor: A light sensor comprises a first photodetector (52) sensitive in a first wavelength range; a second photodetector (60) sensitive in a second wavelength range different from the first wavelength range; and a processor for determining, using the output of the second photodetector, a correction to the output of the first... Agent: Mark D. Saralino ( Sharp ) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110043504 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: In a display apparatus and a method of driving the same, microshutters are successively arranged and each microshutter includes a plurality of sub-microshutters that are opened to transmit light or closed to block light in response to a voltage. The sub-microshutters are opened or closed during predetermined different time periods... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20110043506 - Device for driving lcd panel and related display device: A driving device for driving an LCD panel is disclosed. The LCD panel includes a substrate and a plurality of pixel units arranged as a matrix on the substrate. The driving device includes a gate driver for generating a plurality of scanning signals, each for driving pixel units of a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110043507 - Plasma display device and method of driving the same: In a plasma display device, a capacitor is coupled between the high voltage terminal and the low voltage terminal of a scan circuit. During a first period of a falling period of a reset period, voltage of a scan electrode is gradually decreased to a first voltage through the low... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110043505 - Power supply device, display device including the power supply device, and driving method using the same: The described technology relates generally to a power supply, a display device including the same, and a driving method thereof to reduce power consumption of the display device. Embodiments include a power source voltage controller sensing a panel current flowing in the display panel and controlling a feedback voltage according... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110043509 - Power supply device, panel driving device and power supply control method for display device: A power supply unit of a display device according to an exemplary embodiment of the present invention for supplying power to a signal processor and a lamp of the display device includes: an AC input section receiving and supplying AC power; a converter section converting the AC power into DC... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110043508 - Signal transmission lines for image display device and method for wiring the same: Disclosed herein are signal transmission lines for an image display device and a method for wiring the same. The signal transmission lines include a plurality of control signal supply lines formed in a display panel in which at least one driving circuit is formed integrally with an image display region,... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110043513 - Device substrate, light emitting device and driving method of light emitting device: A light emitting device comprising a light emitting element and a first transistor and a second transistor controlling current to be supplied to the light emitting element in a pixel; the first transistor is normally-on; the second transistor is normally-off; a channel length of the first transistor is longer than... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20110043512 - Image display device and video signal processing method used in same: The degree of an influence from wiring crosstalk between signal lines of a data signal transmission line (video signal line) is decided on the basis of an input signal generated in display controlling unit (a timing controller) at a predetermined timing (at each frame period, at each clock pulse period,... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110043511 - Image display system and gate driver circuit: An image display system includes a gate driving circuit. The gate driving circuit includes several stages of gate drivers each for generating a gate driving signal to drive a row of pixels. Each stage of the gate driver receives a clock signal and a first reset signal. A first stage... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110043510 - Power supply for liquid crystal display: The invention relates to a power supply for a liquid crystal display using a light emitting diode for a backlight unit, and more particularly, to a power supply combining a DC power supply outside the liquid crystal display with a driving power supply inside the liquid crystal display into a... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20110043514 - Method and apparatus for multiple display synchronization: A circuit includes a plurality of display path circuits and a timing and frame synchronization circuit. The timing and frame synchronization circuit aligns a first blanking interval of first timing information provided by a first of the display path circuits for a first display based on a second blanking interval... Agent: Advanced Micro Devices, Inc. C/o Vedder Price P.C.

20110043517 - Adaptive snapping: A computer implemented method, apparatus, system, article of manufacture, and computer readable storage medium provide the ability to position/manipulate an object in a computer drawing application. A drawing model having a snap option and a first zoom level is displayed. The snap option that enables a positioning of an object... Agent: Gates & Cooper LLP

20110043516 - Representing polarized light in computer models: The present invention extends to methods, systems, and computer program products for representing polarized light in computer models. A rendering pipeline receives three dimensional modeling data (e.g., geometric primitives) for rendering a two dimensional image are received. The modeling data includes data representing a light source The light energy from... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20110043515 - System and method capable of navigating and/or mapping any multi-dimensional space: A method and system that allows a user to perform automatic study, layout and verification of a multidimensional space in real time where the study can be displayed graphically, in 3-dimensions for example, via a handheld unit allowing the system to guide and/or navigate the user throughout the multidimensional space... Agent: Sam Stathis

20110043519 - System and method for displaying three-dimensional map based on road information: A system and method of displaying a three-dimensional (3D) map based on road information. A display system, including: a culling area determination unit to determine a culling area based on road information; a data conversion unit to convert data of at least a portion of objects displayed on the culling... Agent: Saliwanchik Lloyd & Saliwanchik A Professional Association

20110043518 - Techniques to store and retrieve image data: In a graphics pipeline, during or at the end of a rasterization stage, a post-clip output stage stores primitives and pixels are stored in a portion of memory. Availability of primitives and pixels during or at the end of the rasterization stage permits a variety of manners in which to... Agent: Intel Corporation C/o Cpa Global

20110043520 - Garment fitting system and operating method thereof: A garment fitting system comprises a database module, a fitting module, a display module, and a model module. The database module is configured for storing garment information, the fitting module is configured for selecting garment images from the database module, and the display module is configured for displaying the result... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110043521 - Ray-aggregation for ray-tracing during rendering of imagery: A computer-enabled method for rendering a scene of objects representing physical objects includes projecting a first plurality of rays against a scene and aggregating a second plurality of rays that intersect a bounding volume, wherein the bounding volume encloses an object of the scene, and wherein the second plurality of... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20110043523 - Graphics processing apparatus for supporting global illumination: Provided is a graphics processing apparatus. The graphics processing apparatus minimizes the change of the pipeline structure of the existing graphics processing apparatus, enabling compatibility with the existing API. Simultaneously, by calculating the brightness value or color value of the face of an object according to a global illumination scheme,... Agent: Ampacc Law Group, PLLC

20110043522 - Image-based lighting simulation for objects: This disclosure relates to simulating the light-reflective condition of an object when situated in a given environment. A spatial irradiance mapping of the environment may be obtained, from which a series of directional incidence light sources are determined. The reflective qualities of the object may be modeled as a bi-directional... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110043525 - Drawing correction assisting apparatus, drawing correction assisting method, and storage medium: A drawing correction assisting method executed by a computer, the method includes: dividing a drawing area of two-dimensional drawing data into unit areas and storing positional information for every unit area in a storage unit; allocating at least one of the unit areas to each of the plurality of drawing... Agent: Fujitsu Patent Center Fujitsu Management Services Of America, Inc.

20110043524 - Method and system for converting a 3d video with targeted advertisement into a 2d video for display: A video receiver receives a compound transport stream (TS) comprising 3D program video streams and spliced advertising streams. The received one or more 3D program video streams are extracted and decoded. Targeted advertising streams are extracted from the received advertising streams according to user criteria. Targeted advertising graphic objects of... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20110043526 - Image processing device, display device, image processing method, program, and storage medium: Each of the upscaling circuits (12a through 12d) which receives divided image data includes: a difference circuit (31) for calculating a gradation value of a target pixel with use of differentiation or difference of gradation values in vicinity to the target pixel, so that an edge of an article pictured... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110043527 - Portable electronic device with multi-touch input: A portable communication device with multi-touch input detects one or more multi-touch contacts and motions and performs one or more operations on an object based on the one or more multi-touch contacts and/or motions. The object has a resolution that is less than a pre-determined threshold when the operation is... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP/ Ai

20110043528 - Cache management for glyph display: This is directed to managing a cache size for glyphs used to display text or other information in an electronic device. In particular, this is directed to defining a variable hit rate for retrieving glyphs loaded in cache to limit the number of times the device is required to read... Agent: Kramer Levin Naftalis & Frankel LLP

20110043529 - Interactive animation: An interactive animation environment. The interactive animation environment includes at least one user-controlled object, and the animation method for providing this environment includes determining a position of the user-controlled object, defining a plurality of regions about the position, detecting a user input to move the position of the user-controlled object,... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Marsh Fischmann & Breyfogle LLP

20110043530 - Electronic apparatus and method of controlling display: An electric apparatus includes a plurality of function units including a display unit causing a panel display a screen, a central processing unit that executes a first processing of commanding the plurality of function units to start up and executes a second processing of commanding the plurality of function units... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110043531 - Image transfer using drawing command hooking: A hook processing module hooks and preempts to a specific drawing command issued by an application program, and draws an image in an image data storage area within the RAM according to the acquired drawing command. VNC server acquires the image from the image data storage area, and transfers the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110043532 - Pseudo-random interval arithmetic sampling techniques in computer graphics: An improved branch-and-bound process of interval arithmetic subdivision in furtherance of computation of rigorous error bounds on integrated digital scene information for two dimensional display is provided. More particularly, a first aspect of the subject process includes pseudo-randomly subdividing an interval domain comprising a set of interval variables in furtherance... Agent: Nawrocki, Rooney & Sivertson Suite 401, Broadway Place East

20110043534 - Image processing device and related method thereof: An image processing apparatus and related method determine an ambient luminance value. Ambient luminance value is analyzed under three conditions: static, dynamic and backed-lighted. Image(s) are received in an image stream and different parts of pixel luminance values corresponding to the image(s) selected by different ways are averaged to generate... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110043533 - Supbixel rendering suitable for updating an image with a new portion: In an image update, a display apparatus receives only a new portion (1110) of an image for display but does not receive the remaining, unchanged portion of the image. The display apparatus performs a subpixel rendering (SPR) operation (454) for the new portion but does not redo the SPR for... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20110043535 - Colorization of bitmaps: A bitmap may be transformed from one color scheme to another. In one example, the bitmap is used as part of a user interface (UI), and the colorization is performed to reflect a user's (or some other entity's) choice of color scheme. To perform the colorization, a bitmap may be... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110043536 - Visualizing and updating sequences and segments in a video surveillance system: Techniques are disclosed for visually conveying a sequence storing an ordered string of symbols generated from kinematic data derived from analyzing an input stream of video frames depicting one or more foreground objects. The sequence may represent information learned by a video surveillance system. A request may be received to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20110043537 - Visual distortion in a virtual environment to alter or guide path movement: A safe, purely dissipative, robotic device and method for rehabilitation of large whole body movements, for example, in stroke victims. Shifting to passive actuation fundamentally changes common control strategies that work well for active devices. The novel approach distorts visual feedback to the subjects as a first step to achieve... Agent: Law Offices Of Ronald M. Anderson

20110043538 - Method and arrangement for zooming on a display: The present invention relates to an improved method for enlarging or reducing scale of a displayed digital content within a display, said display having a touch sensitive portion reactive to a pointing means, the method including identifying a time specific touch on a point with said pointing means. It is... Agent: Snyder, Clark, Lesch & Chung, LLP

20110043539 - Map display device: A map display device includes: a display control unit that displays, at a display monitor, meshes partitioning a map into equal parts assuming a predetermined areal size and a map for which one of a plurality of scaling factors can be selected, by superimposing the meshes on the map; a... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20110043540 - System and method for region classification of 2d images for 2d-to-3d conversion: A system and method for region classification of two-dimensional images for 2D-to-3D conversion of images to create stereoscopic images are provided. The system and method of the present disclosure provides for acquiring a two-dimensional image, identifying a region of the 2D image, extracting features from the region, classifying the extracted... Agent: Robert D. Shedd, Patent Operations Thomson Licensing LLC

20110043543 - Color tuning for electrophoretic display: The present invention is directed to a color tuning composition and a method for adjusting the color temperature of an electrophoretic display. A display device comprising a color tuning layer of the present invention has several advantages. For example, the colors of the images displayed may be modified according to... Agent: Howrey LLP (07783)

20110043546 - Conversion circuit, display drive circuit, electro-optical device and electronic equipment: A display drive circuit that performs digital driving for displaying an image of each one frame based on luminance data of a plurality of subframes is disclosed. The display drive circuit includes a conversion section that converts the luminance data having a plurality of bits indicating a luminance level of... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110043542 - Display device: The present invention provides a display device which can attain higher contrast than that of the conventional display device. The display device (1) comprises: an image light source (2); and an optical sheet (10) having a plurality of layers for controlling an incident light from the image light source and... Agent: Ladas & Parry LLP

20110043548 - Electroluminescent display device: This arrangement can control the pixels to limit the maximum currents drawn by the pixels, thereby limiting the cross talk effects resulting from voltage drops along row or column conductors. If an image is bright, the pixel drive levels across the image (or at least a part of the image)... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20110043541 - Fault detection in electroluminescent displays: Detecting faults in driving circuits within a display device is disclosed. The display device has an array of pixels formed over a substrate in a display area, each pixel having a driving circuit and an associated communication circuit, the communication circuits together forming a multi-pixel serial shift register. The multi-pixel... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110043549 - High contrast liquid crystal display with adjustable white color point: A display (1) for displaying an image and a method for driving such display is proposed. Therein, the display comprises: a background light (31), a first LCD panel (3) defining an array of pixel elements (13), a second LCD panel (5) defining an array of pixel elements (29) and a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20110043544 - Image display device: Provided is an image display device, in which light emission period control signals are applied to a plurality of pixels holding voltages based on grayscale values, to emit from light emitting elements. During a horizontal synchronizing period, an active period of each of the light emission period control signals is... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110043545 - Led display system and data-transmission control method of same: A LED display system includes a display controller includes an output/input port; a plurality of driving circuits coupled in series, wherein a first one of the driving circuits is coupled to the output/input port; and a plurality of LED sets respectively coupled to the plurality of driving circuits. A plurality... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110043550 - Liquid crystal display device with influences of offset voltages reduced: A semiconductor integrated circuit includes a first register, a second register, a gray scale voltage generator which outputs a plurality of gray scale voltages, a decoder which selects a gray scale voltage, and an amplifier including a first transistor, a second transistor, a third transistor, and a fourth transistor. A... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110043547 - Video display apparatus: According to one embodiment, a video display apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel configured to display a video on a display area and light sources, each configured to be controlled respectively and to light in an illumination area into which the display area is virtually divided according as arrangement of... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110043551 - Image processing apparatus, display system, electronic apparatus, and method of processing image: An image processing apparatus that performs display control of an image displayed on a display unit, includes a first control circuit for controlling image data of a frame in question or a display timing control signal corresponding to the image data so as to display each pixel forming the image... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110043553 - Gamut mapping which takes into account pixels in adjacent areas of a display unit: A gamut mapping operation (910) detects in-gamut areas surrounded on at least two sides by out-of-gamut areas, and (920, 940) provides additional reduction of the subpixel values in the in-gamut areas to regain some of the contrast between the in-gamut and out-of-gamut areas. Other embodiments are also provided.... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20110043552 - Subpixel rendering with color coordinates' weights depending on tests performed on pixels: If a pixel (106) of an image is displayed in a subpixel area (124) which does not contain a primary color needed to display the pixel, and saturated colors are present in or adjacent to the subpixel area, then some of the pixel's luminance is shifted (850) to adjacent subpixel... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

  
02/17/2011 > 111 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110037682 - Image display device: An image display device main roughly includes a floating image display unit 1 and a floating image recognizing unit 2. The floating image displaying unit 1 includes a display unit 10 having an image screen 11 for displaying a two-dimensional image, and an image transfer panel 20 located far from... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110037683 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode display includes a substrate main body, an organic light emitting diode including a first electrode, an organic emissive layer, and a second electrode sequentially arranged on the substrate main body, a selective reflection layer arranged on the organic light emitting diode, a phase retardation film... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20110037684 - Switch matrix and display matrix of display device: The invention provides a switch matrix and display matrix of a display device. The display matrix of a display device includes: a switch matrix including M×N MEMS switches, wherein M is the number of rows and N is the number of columns, and MEMS switches in each row are controlled... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20110037685 - Display apparatus including sub-light source groups: A display apparatus includes; a display panel which displays an image using a light, wherein the display panel is divided into a plurality of display areas corresponding to the image, a plurality of main-light source groups which each have a plurality of light sources, wherein the main-light source groups are... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110037687 - Peel tester, method for evaluating impact peel characteristics, adhesive tape and mobile device: An object is to provide a peel tester that continuously detects the characteristics of an adhesive tape from the moment an impact is applied to an adherend until the adherend is peeled, and a new method for evaluating the impact peel characteristics of an adhesive tape, which enables quantitative evaluation... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20110037686 - Production method of liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display device: To provide a production method of a liquid crystal display device and a liquid crystal display device, in which generation of a joint line on a display screen is suppressed and yield can be improved even if a substrate is subjected to an alignment treatment by completing exposure for the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110037688 - Liquid crystal display and operation method thereof: A pixel unit in the present invention is divided into two sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel includes a thin film transistor, a liquid crystal capacitor and a storage capacitor. The two transistors respectively located in different sub-pixels are connected to different scan lines. One of the two transistors is connected to the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110037689 - Active matrix substrate, manufacturing method of active matrix substrate, liquid crystal panel, manufacturing method of liquid crystal panel, liquid crystal display apparatus, liquid crystal display unit, and television receiver: A liquid crystal panel of the present invention is a liquid crystal panel including a scanning signal line (16x), a data signal line (15x), a transistor (12a) being connected with the scanning signal line (16x) and the data signal line (15x), a first pixel electrode (17a), and a second pixel... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110037692 - Apparatus for displaying an image and sensing an object image, method for controlling the same, program for controlling the same, and computer-readable storage medium storing the program: The present invention includes: a display/optical sensor section (300) that displays an image and captures an object image located in the vicinity of the display/optical sensor section (300); a browser processing section (11) that causes a window including a placement area to be displayed on the display/optical sensor section (300),... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110037690 - Electronic album: An electronic album for presenting media content comprises a cover member and a frame member. The cover member and the frame member are hingedly coupled to each other to facilitate opening and closing of the electronic album. The electronic album further comprises a data input port, a user interface unit,... Agent: Law Office Of Jerry D. Haynes , P.a

20110037691 - Three-dimensional object display control system and method thereof: Provided is a three-dimensional object display control system that enables a three-dimensional object displayed on a screen to be freely rotated by means of instinctive operation. A computer system (10) includes, e.g., a computer (12), a display (14), and a rotation information input device (20). The rotation information input device... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20110037693 - Cursor control device: A cursor control device is disclosed to include a hollow elongated circuit module holder having a top opening, a sleeve sleeved onto the circuit module holder and movable leftwards and rightwards and rotatable forwards and backwards relative to the circuit module without friction and a circuit module accommodated in the... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20110037694 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus provided with a display unit for displaying an operation picture, showing control indicia (e.g., icons) corresponding to multiple image processing functions, is operated to display the operation picture on an external display device. The operator selects one of the indicia shown on the external display device... Agent: Miles & Stockbridge PC

20110037695 - Ergonomic control unit for providing a pointing function: A control unit disposed in a remote-control pointing device for providing a control and pointing function. The control unit comprises a stationary element, a movable control element with a reflective surface disposed proximate to the stationary element, at least one optical sensor fixedly disposed in close proximity to the movable... Agent: Edward Langer C/o Shiboleth Yisraeli Roberts Zisman & Co.

20110037697 - Computer mouse: A computer mouse includes a lower shell, an upper shell mounted to the lower shell, a resilient member, and a converting unit. The upper shell includes two rotating portions rotatably mounted to the lower shell. A resisting post extends from each rotating portion, and resists against the resilient member. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110037698 - Finger mouse for inputting coordinate on display screen of station: The present invention relates to a coordinate input device that enables coordinates to be input onto the display screens of various types of terminals, such as portable information terminals, through an operation of scrubbing or rubbing two opposite flat plates that are so small that they can be held between... Agent: The Webb Law Firm, P.C.

20110037696 - Wheel mouse: A wheel mouse includes a base, an encoder, a wheel supporting frame, a wheel swing member, an encoder holder, a circuit board, and a plurality of tilt switches. The wheel supporting frame has a receptacle. The encoder holder is connected with the wheel swing member. The encoder is accommodated within... Agent: Kirton And Mcconkie

20110037700 - Computer accessory device: A computer accessory device configured to communicate with a computer includes a two-dimensional sensor array configured to generate image data as the device is moved over a surface. A first memory is configured to store a first set of images based on a first set of the image data. A... Agent: Hewlett-packard Company Intellectual Property Administration

20110037699 - Optical pen mouse capable of magnifying displayed object and method of magnifying displayed object using the same: Disclosed herein are an optical pen mouse capable of magnifying a displayed object and a method of magnifying a displayed object using the same. The optical pen mouse includes a magnification setting unit and a microcomputer. The magnification setting unit inputs a magnification (M) so as to adjust a size... Agent: Lando & Anastasi, LLP

20110037703 - Multifunction calculator: The present invention discloses a multi-functional calculator, comprising a main body, a display screen hinged to the main body, and calculating module, power supply module, and key system on the main body; the main body further has a memory unit that stores digital photos, a processor that is connected to... Agent: Dongguan Taiyo Optronics Co., Ltd

20110037702 - Portable electronic device: A portable electronic device includes a main body and a peripheral component. The main body includes a first display, a first keypad, a MPU, a first display module, a first inputting module, and a storage module. The first display and the first keypad are disposed on a surface thereof. The... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110037701 - Structure of keyboard combinable with electronic device: A structure of a keyboard is combinable with an electronic device, and includes a keyboard body and a frame. The frame is of a U-shape having two limbs that has end portions slidably fit in elongate slots defined in two side walls of the keyboard body to be movable along... Agent: Leong C. Lei

20110037704 - Flash lighting input apparatus and driving method therefor: This invention provides a flash lighting input apparatus and driving method. According to this invention, the flash lighting input apparatus can be a flash lighting keyboard. The flash lighting apparatus comprises a micro control unit, a pulse width modulation unit electrically connects to the micro control unit, a light control... Agent: Nikolai & Mersereau, P.A.

20110037707 - Apparatus comprising an optically transparent sheet and related methods: An apparatus includes an optically transparent sheet having an electrically conductive layer, an electrode element, and electro-vibration circuitry configured to provide a time-varying voltage signal across the electrically conductive layer and the electrode element so as to cause a user to experience electro-vibration in a first body part of the... Agent: Perman & Green, LLP

20110037717 - Backlight module with low electromagnetic interference and display device using the same: A backlight module and a display device using the same are provided. The display device includes a display panel, an electromagnetic touch panel, and the backlight module overlapping one another. The backlight module has a light guide plate and a light source module consisting of a flexible circuit board strip... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110037719 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus is provided. A frame is fixed and supported at the rear of a front panel forming the front portion of the display apparatus, and a separate bracket member is not mounted on the edges of the front panel. Thus, the front exterior of the display apparatus is... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110037712 - Electronic device and control method thereof: A mobile terminal is presented. The mobile terminal includes a display module, a short-range communication module configured to perform short-range communication, and a controller configured to search for at least one device available for short-range communication via the short-range communication module, acquire location information of the at least one searched... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20110037706 - Electronic device including tactile touch-sensitive input device and method of controlling same: A method of controlling an electronic device that has a touch-sensitive input device, includes detecting a touch on the touch-sensitive input device, determining an input based on the touch and providing a response to the touch by modulating a force applied by an actuating arrangement on the touch-sensitive input device... Agent: Borden Ladner Gervais LLP

20110037714 - Method for displaying data and mobile terminal thereof: A method for controlling a mobile terminal, and which includes displaying, via a display, a plurality of items on a touch screen of the mobile terminal; receiving, via a controller on the mobile terminal, a first touching signal indicating a first item of the plurality of items has been touched... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110037709 - Method of controlling a touch-surface control device and corresponding control device: The invention relates to a method of controlling a touch-surface control device characterized in that it comprises a step of shape recognition of a control trajectory on a touch surface from among at least two predefined shapes of trajectory, in which in the course of a predetermined duration (dT): the... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20110037711 - Method of launching a selected application in a multi-monitor computer system and multi-monitor computer system employing the same: A method of launching a selected application in a multi-monitor computer system (20) comprising a plurality of displays (22 to 26) operatively associated with at least one computing device (28) comprises in response to an application launch event, determining if the launch event was initiated from a registered display of... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20110037720 - Mobile information terminal, computer-readable program, and recording medium: A mobile phone is disclosed wherein an operation window is displayed on a display unit. Buttons for input of information for controlling processing related to an application executed in the mobile phone are displayed in the operation window. A touch panel is provided on the display unit. When a user... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110037710 - Mobile terminal and controlling method thereof: A mobile terminal and controlling method thereof are disclosed, which facilitates a terminal to be used in further consideration of user's convenience. According to at least one of embodiments of the present invention, while a first function is being executed in a mobile terminal, if a second function different from... Agent: Lee, Hong, Degerman, Kang & Waimey

20110037718 - System and process for selectable input with a touch screen: A selective input system and associated method is provided which tracks the motion of a pointing device over a region or area. The pointing device can be a touchpad, a mouse, a pen, or any device capable of providing two or three-dimensional location. The region or area is preferably augmented... Agent: Glenn Patent Group

20110037713 - Touch display: A touch display including a display panel, multiple first stripe electrodes, a substrate, multiple second stripe electrodes, and multiple spacers is provided. The display panel has a first surface, and the first stripe electrodes are disposed on the first surface. The substrate has a second surface, and the first surface... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110037715 - Touch panel correcting apparatus and the method therefor: The invention relates to a touch panel correcting apparatus includes a control module, a processing module, a detecting module, a judging module and a correcting module. The control module is used for generating a controlling signal. The processing module is used for executing a pointing action under a first predetermined... Agent: Roger H. Chu

20110037708 - Touch panel device having high touch sensitivity and touch positioning method thereof: A touch panel device having high touch sensitivity includes sensing capacitors, switches, storage capacitors, a differential amplifier and a signal processing unit. During a sense period, the switches are periodically turned on alternately for periodically transferring the charges of the sensing capacitors to the storage capacitors. The differential amplifier is... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110037716 - Touch screen display apparatus: A touch screen display apparatus for easily sensing the touch of a user. The touch screen display apparatus includes: a substrate; a display unit formed on the substrate; and a touch panel disposed to face the display unit, where the touch panel comprises a sealing substrate, a first electrode formed... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20110037705 - Touch-sensitive user interface: A touch-sensitive user interface includes a sensor element providing a plurality of sensing areas, a measurement circuit coupled to the sensor element and operable to iteratively acquire measurement signal values indicative of the proximity of an object to the respective sensing areas, and a processor operable to receive the measurement... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20110037728 - Capacitive sensing apparatus: A capacitive sensing apparatus is described that incorporates a light guide having a light scattering means for illumination of the apparatus. The apparatus has a capacitive sensor mounted on a substrate that provides a capacitive sensing area for generating an electric field that emanates from the apparatus. A light source... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110037725 - Control systems employing novel physical controls and touch screens: Disclosed are methods and apparatus, which enable the reconfigurable control of vehicles, homes, computers and other applications. Physical controls and virtual displayed controls on single and multipoint touch screens are used, separately or in combination to enable higher visibility and understanding of control information and easier operation of controls, particularly... Agent: Warner Norcross & Judd LLP Intellectual Property Group

20110037726 - Display device and input device: Disclosed is a display device. The display device includes: a touch panel; a display panel in close contact with the lower surface of the touch panel; and a plurality of sensors arranged under the touch panel and configured to sense a pressure which is applied to the touch panel. The... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110037723 - Front-end signal detector and method for improving noise immunity of a capacitive touch sensor: A front-end signal detector and a method for improving noise immunity of a capacitive touch sensor start counting a preset time to trigger an interrupt signal responsive to a positive or negative edge of a periodic noise, to break the path through which a demodulated signal comes into a low-pass... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20110037721 - Printed force sensor within a touch screen: A quantum tunneling composite, or other material exhibiting changing electrical or magnetic properties as force on the material is increased, can be located within a force concentrator integrated into traditional touch screen layers to sense force applied on the touch screen. The force concentrator can be a protrusion from the... Agent: The Watson Intellectual Property Group, PLC [motorola]

20110037724 - Synchronous timed orthogonal measurement pattern for multi-touch sensing on a touchpad: A method for detecting multiple objects on a touchpad having a grid of orthogonal electrodes, wherein all drive electrodes are simultaneously stimulated, and then frequency or electrode coding is used to separate each electrode junction and produce a capacitance image of the touchpad surface in a single measurement sequence.... Agent: Morriss Obryant Compagni, P.C.

20110037722 - Touch panel and output method therefor: The controller set electrically connects to the first and the second electrode layers to provide a first operation mode and a second operation mode. The controller set can apply a uniform voltage drop electrical field on the first electrode layer or the second electrode layer, so that a resistive touch... Agent: Grossman, Tucker, Perreault & Pfleger, PLLC

20110037727 - Touch sensor device and pointing coordinate determination method thereof: Provided are a touch sensor device and a pointing coordinate determination method thereof. The touch sensor device includes a touch panel, a touch sensing unit that receives a touch signal, senses touch information according to a simple touch or touch strength of a touch object, and outputs an electrical signal,... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110037732 - Detecting device, display device, and object proximity distance measuring method: A detecting device includes: an optical sensor array having light reception anisotropy; a detection driving section configured to drive the optical sensor array, picking up an image of a detected object, and generate a plurality of different detection images on a basis of the light reception anisotropy; and a height... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20110037731 - Electronic device and operating method thereof: An electronic device and an operating method thereof are provided. The method firstly establishes a database recording at least one predefined operating gesture, a predefined function corresponding to the predefined operating gesture, and a specific color. An image captured by an image capturing unit of the electronic device is then... Agent: J C Patents

20110037733 - Image display apparatus for detecting position: Provided is an image display apparatus capable of detecting a position. The image display apparatus includes an indicator detector disposed in the vicinity of a detection surface displaying an image and sensing an operation of an indicator on the detection surface and including an image sensor capable of controlling an... Agent: Ampacc Law Group, PLLC

20110037729 - Oled touch panel and method of forming the same: A displaying region and a sensing region are defined in each pixel region of the OLED touch panel of the present invention. The readout thin film transistor of the sensing region is formed by the same processes with the drive thin film transistor of the displaying region. The top and... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110037730 - Touch panel and touch display device having the same: A touch panel including a light guide plate, a plurality of light sources and a plurality of detectors is provided. The light guide plate has a top surface, a bottom surface, a plurality of side surfaces and a plurality of light incident surfaces. The light sources are disposed at the... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110037734 - Electronic device housing as acoustic input device: There are provided systems, devices and methods for related to an electronic device housing having input functionality. Specifically, in one embodiment, the electronic device includes a housing and one or more acoustic transducers positioned within the housing each operative to generate an electrical signal in response to detecting a sound... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20110037735 - Full scale calibration measurement for multi-touch surfaces: Normalization of regions of a sensor panel capable of detecting multi-touch events, or a sensor panel capable of detecting multi-hover events, is disclosed to enable each sensor in the sensor panel to trigger a virtual button in a similar manner, given the same amount of touch or hover. Each sensor... Agent: Apple C/o Morrison & Foerster LLP La

20110037736 - Brightness enhancing film and film based diffuser for improved illumination uniformity of displays: An optical device has a first film (200) that has a first side and a second side. When illuminated by light (204) at the first side, the first film is characterized by a first fraction of broadly diffused transmitted light (206) and a second fraction of narrowly diffused transmitted light... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20110037737 - Display panel and driving method thereof: Display panels buffering display data from a data driver. The display panel comprises a first signal line, a first data line, a first scan line interlaced with the first data line, a first pixel coupled to the first data line and the first scan line, a first switching element comprising... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110037739 - Multimedia device bracket: An apparatus and method for mounting various audio devices to a flat panel display employing mounting holes disposed on a rearward face of the panel of the flat panel display that are otherwise normally employed to couple a support of the flat panel display to the panel of the flat... Agent: Bose Corporation C/o Donna Griffiths

20110037738 - Multisampling with reduced bit samples: A relatively non-complex signal processor supporting an active pixel sensor imaging system is disclosed. The signal processor only requires the first sample from a group of samples in a multiple sample to be transmitted to the signal processor at full resolution. The subsequent samples in that group can be transmitted... Agent: Dickstein Shapiro LLP

20110037740 - Planar illumination device and liquid crystal display: A planar illumination device (100) is provided with a plurality of light sources (2) provided on a same plane, a light guide plate (5) having a plurality of accommodating holes (50) accommodating the light sources (2) separately, and a diffusion plate (6) provided facing a light exit surface (5a) of... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20110037741 - Liquid crystal display and operation method thereof: A pixel unit in the present invention is divided into two sub-pixels. Each sub-pixel includes a thin film transistor, a liquid crystal capacitor and a storage capacitor. The two transistors respectively located in different sub-pixels are connected to different scan lines. One of the two transistors is connected to the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110037752 - Circuit for discharging an electrical load, power output stage comprising such a discharge circuit for the control of plasma display cells; and related system and method: An embodiment of a discharge circuit comprises an output circuit with one output connected to an electrical load to absorb a discharge current given by the load when a logic signal commands a discharge of the load. The discharge circuit also comprises a control circuit to give the output circuit... Agent: Graybeal Jackson LLP

20110037742 - Cooperative multi-display: Cooperative multi-display systems and techniques are provided. In one embodiment, a cooperative multi-display system includes multiple flexible displays, a controller that processes an original image into sub-images, each of the sub-images being at a location in the original image that corresponds to a location of each of the multiple flexible... Agent: Workman Nydegger 1000 Eagle Gate Tower

20110037747 - Crosstalk reduction in lcd panels: A display configured to reduce intra-pixel crosstalk is provided. In one embodiment, a system includes a processor, a memory, and a display. The display may include a pixel array and associated driving circuitry. The display may be configured to balance charges induced on a gate line and on an adjacent... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20110037750 - Display device and driving circuit thereof: A driving circuit of a display device is provided. The driving circuit applies a first external voltage to a source line of a display panel before a source driving voltage is applied to the source line and applies at least one second external voltage to a common electrode of the... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110037743 - Driver circuit for dot inversion of liquid crystals: A driver circuit for dot inversion of liquid crystals includes a positive source supplying a first positive signal and a second positive signal; a negative source supplying a first negative signal and a second negative signal; a first selector unit connected with the sources to receive the first positive signal... Agent: Kamrath & Associates P.A.

20110037755 - Driving method of plasma display panel: A driving method of an alternating-current surface discharge type PDP is provided. In the initializing period. an operation that applies a predetermined voltage for causing discharge regardless of the presence or absence of the former discharge to a scan electrode and causes the initializing discharge in the discharge cell is... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110037745 - Level shift output circuit and plasma display apparatus using the same: A level shift output circuit includes a level shifter interconnecting first and second power supplies that supply first and second voltages, the second being lower than the first voltage. The circuit outputs complimentary first and second output signals responsive to complimentary first and second input signals. High breakdown voltage inverters... Agent: Young & Thompson

20110037748 - Light emitting device and driving method for the same: A dimming signal having brightness information of a plurality of light emission pixels is generated by reading the input video signal and the input image control signal. A plurality of light emission data voltages corresponding to the dimming signal are generated. A scanning start signal including a plurality of first... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110037746 - Liquid crystal display and method of controlling dot inversion thereof: A liquid crystal display includes: a liquid crystal display panel including a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines crossing each other; a first source drive IC for outputting a data voltage to the data lines and inverting the polarity of the data voltage in response to... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110037744 - Organic light emitting diode display device and method of driving the same: The organic light emitting diode display device includes a first substrate, a second substrate, a sealing material sealing a space between the first and second substrates and applied along an edge of the second substrate, an interconnection disposed inside the sealing material, and a test unit connected to both ends... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20110037753 - Pixel circuit: A pixel circuit has a light emitting diode, a first driving transistor, a second driving transistor, a capacitor, and a switch unit. When a scan signal is asserted, the switch unit couples sources/drains of the second driving transistor respectively to a first and a second source/drain of the first driving... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20110037749 - Plasma display and driving method thereof: A plasma display is disclosed. The display includes driver circuitry which drives the display so that a low level luminance can be generated in a subfield despite high luminance efficient pixels.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20110037751 - Plasma display device and driving method thereof: A plasma display device is disclosed. The plasma display device includes a driver circuit configured to apply signals to the array of the display, where the driver circuit receives a power signal which is about half the voltage of the signals.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20110037754 - Semiconductor circuit, driving circuit of electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: A semiconductor circuit includes a first circuit block, a second circuit block, and power wiring lines that supply a plurality of reference potentials. The first circuit block and the second circuit block are connected to a common power wiring line that is one of the power wiring lines and supplies... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110037756 - Apparatus for supplying power source: The present invention relates to an apparatus for supplying power source for providing certain voltage to a first display device and a second display device. The apparatus for supplying power source includes a boosting circuit, a boosted voltage detecting circuit and an output selecting circuit. The boosting circuit boosts a... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110037758 - Clock and data recovery circuit of a source driver and a display device: A clock and data recovery (CDR) circuit of a source driver includes a clock recovery unit and a delay locked loop unit. The clock recovery unit receives data bits and a clock code periodically inserted into the data bits through a clock embedded data channel in a display data mode,... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110037759 - Information processing apparatus, and signal transmission method: Provided is an information processing apparatus which includes a first module including a signal addition unit that generates an addition signal by adding a data signal to a clock, a signal subtraction unit that generates a subtraction signal by subtracting the data signal from the clock, a first signal transmission... Agent: Wolf Greenfield & Sacks, P.C.

20110037757 - Monitor: A monitor includes a microprocessor, a switch control unit, and a switch detecting unit receiving a system voltage and sending the system voltage to the microprocessor. When the microprocessor detects the presence of the system voltage, and the microprocessor outputs a first control signal to the switch control unit, to... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110037760 - Liquid crystal display and method of controlling dot inversion thereof: A liquid crystal display includes: a liquid crystal display panel including data lines and gate lines crossing each other; a timing controller that maps data of an input image to polarity patterns of 1-dot inversion and 2-dot inversion, counts the number of positive data and the number of negative data,... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20110037764 - Materials management system and method: A materials management system (10) comprises a materials database (12) for storing information relating to the nature identity and location of each item of material on a site. A mobile data processing device (14) is provided, having a data scanner (16) for scanning machine-readable identification information provided in an identification... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110037763 - Method and apparatus for real time 3d mesh compression, based on quanitzation: An apparatus for 3D mesh compression based on quantization, includes a data analyzing unit (510) for decomposing data of an input 3D mesh model into vertices information (511) property information (512) representing property of the 3D mesh model, and connectivity information (515) between vertices constituting the 3D mesh model: and... Agent: Ampacc Law Group, PLLC

20110037762 - Methods and systems of generating a three dimensional model based on a plurality of images: A method of creating a three dimensional (3D) model which demonstrates two or three images. The method comprises rendering first and second (and optionally third) images, adjust the plurality of primitives along a first axis of the 3D space according to the first image and along a second axis of... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20110037761 - System and method of time-resolved, three-dimensional angiography: A method for generating time-resolved 3D medical images of a subject by imparting temporal information from a time-series of 2D medical images into 3D images of the subject. Generally speaking, this is achieved by acquired image data using a medical imaging system, generating a time-series of 2D images of a... Agent: Foley & Lardner LLP

20110037766 - Cluster map display: Systems and methods are providing for using cluster maps in managing multimedia content including, for example, analyzing audio files stored at a call center. Very generally, a cluster map can be used as an effective tool for visualizing condensed information and for improving the understanding of the characteristics and relationships... Agent: Occhiuti Rohlicek & Tsao, LLP

20110037765 - Method for displaying changes in parameter values: The disclosure relates to a method and apparatus for displaying changes in parameter values on a display surface. Two successive sampled values (P11, P12 and P21, P22) of, in each case, two parameter values (P1, P2) are represented as oppositely directed vectors with a common origin orthogonally with respect to... Agent: Buchanan, Ingersoll & Rooney PC

20110037767 - Video in e-mail: To allow a video clip to be rendered within an e-mail, the video stream is converted into an animated image object (e.g. a GIF (Graphics Interchange Format) object) and stored on a server system. An HTML image element/tag (<img . . . >) is created that references the animated image... Agent: Robert M. Mcdermott, Esq.

20110037768 - System for emulating graphics operations: Disclosed is a system for producing images including emulation techniques using multiple processors. The system provides for emulation of graphics processing resources such that a central processing unit may provide graphics support. Disclosed embodiments include emulation of selected graphics calls as well as emulation of a programmable graphics processor for... Agent: Wong, Cabello, Lutsch, Rutherford & Brucculeri LLP

20110037769 - Reducing the bandwidth of sampler loads in shaders: Bandwidth may be conserved in messages transferred between a shader and a sampler by converting loads in array of structures format to structure of arrays format. More particularly, four four channel loads in array of structures format may be combined into a single eight channel message in structure of arrays... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20110037770 - Memory address re-mapping of graphics data: A method and apparatus for creating, updating, and using guest physical address (GPA) to host physical address (HPA) shadow translation tables for translating GPAs of graphics data direct memory access (DMA) requests of a computing environment implementing a virtual machine monitor to support virtual machines. The requests may be sent... Agent: Mission/bstz Blakely Sokoloff Taylor & Zafman LLP

20110037771 - Display processing line buffers incorporating pipeline overlap: Apparatus, systems and methods for display processing line buffers incorporating pipeline overlap are disclosed. For example, an apparatus is disclosed including processing logic to use pixel processing algorithms to process a pixel value of a first portion of an image, and line buffers coupled to the processing logic. The line... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20110037772 - Scalable unified memory architecture: A memory architecture includes a memory controller coupled to multiple modules. Each module includes a computing engine coupled to a shared memory. Each computing engine is capable of receiving instructions from the memory controller and processing the received instructions. The shared memory is configured to store main memory data and... Agent: Silicon Edge Law Group, LLP

20110037773 - Display control device and display control method: A display control device (1) comprises: a plurality of display devices (16a) and (16b); a display output section (18) which supplies image data to the display devices (16a) and (16b); a frame buffer (22) which temporarily stores the image data; and a buffer control section (24) which controls the frame... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110037774 - Control method for improving luminous uniformity and related luminosity calibrating controller and display device: A control method for improving the luminous uniformity of a display device includes a panel which includes a plurality of sampling pixels, wherein each sampling pixel corresponding to a coordinate of the panel. The control method includes receiving an input pixel, determining the neighboring pixels of the input pixel according... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110037775 - Method and apparatus for character input using touch screen in a portable terminal: A method and apparatus for character input using a touch screen in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes determining a character input mode when a screen is touched, displaying characters of the determined character input mode in peripheral regions centering on a touched position, and inputting a character... Agent: JeffersonIPLaw, LLP

20110037776 - Method and apparatus for the identification and selective encoding of changed host display information: Changed Host Display Information (HDI) may be captured, selectively encoded, and optionally transmitted between participants over a session. Hints indicative of which portions of the HDI may have changed are collected and used to select areas of HDI for processing. Changed HDI is encoded using an encoding process selected from... Agent: Anderson Gorecki & Manaras, LLP Attn: John C. Gorecki

20110037777 - Image alteration techniques: Various techniques relating to the alteration of image data are provided herein. In generally, disclosed embodiments may provide techniques for applying on or more image alteration effects to image data that is displayed on an electronic device. In certain disclosed embodiments, the application of such image alteration effects may be... Agent: Apple Inc. C/o Fletcher Yoder, PC

20110037778 - Apparatus and method for adjusting an image in a screen of a handheld device: A method and apparatus is disclosed which allows the image in the screen of a small handheld device to be panned, or zoom-in or zoom-out, in response to moving the device. The handheld device containing an accelerometer is used to monitor the movements of the handheld device, and the acceleration... Agent: William J. Sapone Coleman Sudol Sapone P.C.

20110037779 - Large size image browsing apparatus and method thereof: The present invention discloses a large size image browsing apparatus and a method thereof. The large size image browsing method according to the present invention comprises the following steps. First, a browsing apparatus is moved. Next, a sensing unit senses the force exerted on the browsing apparatus and calculates the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110037780 - System to highlight differences in thumbnail images, mobile phone including system, and method: A method and apparatus in which thumbnail images are compared to differentiate between a selected image and one or more other images, and a difference image of the portion of the selected image that is different from one or more other images is determined. An enlarged view of a difference... Agent: Warren A. Sklar (soer) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110037787 - Active matrix display devices and electronic devices having the same: An active matrix display device is provided and includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix and a backlight source disposed at the backside of the matrix which emits light to the matrix. Each pixel includes a liquid crystal (LC) element, a driving controlling switch, and a storage capacitor.... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110037781 - Apparatus, system, and method for controlling an electronic display: An apparatus, system, and method are disclosed for controlling an electronic display. An activity module receives a brightness restore signal and sets a brightness level of an electronic display to a default brightness level in response to the brightness restore signal. A brightness decay module dims the brightness level of... Agent: Kunzler Needham Massey & Thorpe

20110037790 - Backlight apparatus and image display apparatus using the same: A backlight apparatus that can perform local contrast control is provided. LED backlight 121 has a light emitting surface that includes P light emitting areas which individually emit illumination light and which are divided into Q groups, and radiates illumination light from the P light emitting areas, onto liquid crystal... Agent: Hamre, Schumann, Mueller & Larson P.C.

20110037789 - Backlight device, display device and television receiver: Provided is a backlight device having improved heat dissipating performance. The backlight device (20) is provided with a fluorescent lamp (90), a reflection sheet (80), a backlight chassis (50), a power supply substrate (60) to be attached to a main body section (51) of the backlight chassis, a tuner substrate... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110037783 - Backlight unit and display apparatus including the same: A backlight unit includes a plurality of light sources emitting light in a first direction with a predetermined orientation angle and a plurality of light guide panels, each including a light incident section and a light emitting section. The light incident section has a first surface to receive light emitted... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110037784 - Control device for liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display device, method for controlling liquid crystal device, program, and storage medium for program: A liquid crystal driving circuit controls operations of display areas in a liquid crystal display panel based on a plural pieces of divided image data which are prepared by dividing image data for a single screen in accordance with the display areas in the liquid crystal display panel. In response... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110037785 - Control device for liquid crystal display device, liquid crystal display device, method for controlling liquid crystal display devicde, program, and storage medium: At least one embodiment of the present invention relates to a liquid crystal display device including a liquid crystal display panel and a backlight unit having light sources arranged in back of the liquid crystal display panel. Image data obtained by adding a dummy image to a periphery of inputted... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110037791 - Display device based on pixels with variable chromatic coordinates: A pixel with variable chromatic coordinates comprises a plurality of color sub-pixels consisting of a light emitter and a color filter. The light emitters are identical and have an emission spectrum that is able to be modulated according to their supply voltage and/or current. The pixel control circuit supplies each... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110037786 - Display device, method for correcting luminance degradation, and electronic apparatus: A display device includes a first reference pixel section configured to be driven to emit light at a predetermined luminance, a second reference pixel section configured to be driven to emit light when an amount of luminance degradation is to be detected, and a correcting unit configured to correct luminance... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20110037788 - Display device, pixel circuit, and method for driving same: A display device has a pixel circuit (100) including: a drive element (110) provided on a path connecting a first wiring line (Vp) to a second wiring line (Vcom), having a control terminal, a first terminal, and a second terminal, and controlling a current flowing through the path; an electro-optic... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110037782 - Liquid crystal display and method for image-dithering compensation: A liquid crystal display including a pixel array, multiple control lines and a driving unit is provided. The pixel array has multiple pixels. The control lines are coupled to the pixels. The driving unit drives the pixel array via the control lines. Of the pixels coupled to the same control... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20110037792 - Method for driving plasma display panel and plasma display device: To achieve the above object, one field period is divided into a plurality of subfields each having an address period and a sustain period. A plurality of display electrode pairs are divided in to a plurality N of display electrode pair groups. A start time point of a subfield is... Agent: Snell & Wilmer L.L.P. (panasonic)

  
02/10/2011 > 112 patent applications in 40 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110032175 - Display apparatus and complex entertainment apparatus including the same: A display apparatus and a complex entertainment apparatus including the same. The display apparatus includes a main display unit and a sub display unit. The sub display unit is positioned at the rear of the main display unit. When the main display unit is slid up, the sub display unit... Agent: Stanzione & Kim, LLP

20110032176 - Image forming method and charged particle beam apparatus: An image forming method and a charged particle beam apparatus suitable for suppressing the inclination of charging when scanning a two-dimensional area with a charged particle beam. A third scanning line located between a first scanning line and a second scanning line is scanned. After the first, second and third... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110032177 - Method for making an electronic display device covered by a protection plate: The invention relates to a method for making an electronic display device (1) having a screen (3) covered by a protection plate, and to a substrate (2) covered by said screen for obtaining such a device. The method comprises the following steps: a) applying glue (10) at the non cross-linked... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20110032178 - Display device: A display device comprising a panel, an optical guiding assembly and a tape assembly is provided. The tape assembly has a first adhesive and a second adhesive which is opposite the first adhesive. The tape assembly is able to be bent and adhered to the optical guiding assembly at the... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110032179 - Backlight unit, display apparatus having the same and method of inspecting the same: A backlight unit includes light source groups, a converter, a compensator, a detector and a protector. Each of the light source groups includes a light source, and the converter boosts an input voltage to a driving voltage that is supplied to the light source groups. The compensator is connected to... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110032180 - Display device, method of manufacturing display device and electronic apparatus: A display device is equipped with a laminate portion of a plurality of laminated adsorption particle-containing layers including a first adsorption particle-containing layer having a wall portion defining a space and electrically charged adsorption particles adsorbed to an inner surface of the wall portion, and a second adsorption particle-containing layer... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110032181 - Display device and control method utilizing the same: A display device controlled by an indicator device having a first light-spot is disclosed. The display device includes a first camera, a panel, and a processing unit. The first camera detects the first light-spot for generating a first detection signal. The panel displays a cursor. The processing unit controls the... Agent: Wang Law Firm, Inc.

20110032183 - Method, system, and storage medium for a comic book reader platform: The invention pertains to a method, system, and storage medium for a comic book reader platform that retains the unique and highly sought after look and flow of traditional printed comic books in a mobile hand-held device. The invention is capable of displaying the comic book in a full page... Agent: HulseyIPIntellectual Property Lawyers, P.C.

20110032184 - Orthopedic method and system for mapping an anatomical pivot point: A system and method of touchless interaction is provided for resolving a pivot point of an object where direct placement of a sensor at the pivot point is not practical. It applies to situations where the pivot point of a rigid object is inaccessible but remains stationary, while the other... Agent: Marc Boillot

20110032182 - Portable terminal having plural input devices and method for providing interaction thereof: A portable terminal having plural input devices and a method for providing interaction thereof are provided. A method for providing interaction of a portable terminal having plural directional input devices, includes: receiving an interaction signal input from at least of the plural direction input devices; checking drive modes of the... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20110032185 - Input apparatus, control apparatus, control system, control method, and handheld apparatus: To provide an input apparatus, a control apparatus, a control system, and a control method that are capable of restricting a movement of a pointer on a screen by a user operation even while the input apparatus is moving. In a state where a movement button is not pressed by... Agent: K&l Gates LLP

20110032186 - Infotelematic system for a road vehicle: An infotelematic system for a road vehicle, having: at least one liquid-crystal display; and a control device of the joystick type provided with a bar, which has a visible top portion that is shaped so as to be guided by a user's hand, and a hidden bottom portion, which is... Agent: Davidson Berquist Jackson & Gowdey LLP

20110032187 - Interface for controlling a graphical image: An interface device for interfacing a user with a computer, the computer miming an application program and generating a graphical image and a graphical object, comprises a user manipulatable object in communication with the computer, a sensor to detect a manipulation of the object, the sensor providing a signal to... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20110032188 - Input apparatus and operation method thereof: An input apparatus including an optical mouse module and a mouse pad module is provided. The optical mouse module includes a light source and an optical sensor. The light source is adapted to emit a light beam. The optical sensor has a sensible distance. The mouse pad module is disposed... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110032189 - Key screens formed from flexible substrate: Various embodiments related to an adaptive keyboard cut from a single flexible substrate are provided. One disclosed embodiment of an adaptive input device comprises a flexible substrate, and a plurality of key screens defined in the flexible substrate via cuts in the flexible substrate. The key screens are cut such... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110032190 - 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 to input information corresponding to the indicated button includes: an incorrect input judgment unit that judges whether information input when a... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20110032198 - Display apparatus, display method and program: There is provided a mobile display apparatus applied to the display apparatus including a display screen; a touch panel that detects an operation performed by a user in the display screen; state decision unit that decides one of a contact state, a proximity state and a distant state with the... Agent: Finnegan, Henderson, Farabow, Garrett & Dunner LLP

20110032201 - Display control apparatus and control method: A display control apparatus, allowing a plurality of input operations to be performed by a touch panel, increasing application performance, and decreasing power consumption, is realized. The display control apparatus performs a coordinate sampling processing at a short (fast) coordinate sampling cycle t1 until a predetermined time T elapses from... Agent: Canon U.s.a. Inc. Intellectual Property Division

20110032203 - 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

20110032197 - Information processing apparatus and control method of information processing apparatus: An information processing apparatus comprises: a calculation unit configured to calculate differences between the display coordinates of the plurality of target touch marks and the coordinates converted by the conversion unit; a correction unit configured to calculate an average value with reference to the center of the display range from... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20110032205 - Laminated touch screen: In a touch screen having a flexible outer membrane with a first conducting surface, a backing surface with a second conductive surface, and sensors to detect contact between the first conducting surface and the second conducting surface, the improvement comprising the flexible outer membrane, wherein the flexible outer layer consists... Agent: Michael M. Shen

20110032199 - Method and apparatus for controlling touch sensitivity in a portable terminal: A method and apparatus for controlling touch sensitivity in a portable terminal are provided. The method includes controlling the touch sensitivity of a Touch Screen Panel (TSP) according to application or function in operation, and sensing a touch operation generated in the TSP at the controlled touch sensitivity.... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20110032200 - Method and apparatus for inputting a character in a portable terminal having a touch screen: A method and apparatus for inputting a character in a portable terminal including a touch screen. The touch screen is divided into a character display area for displaying a finally selected character, a character guide area for displaying a character array including multiple characters that are selectable by a user,... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20110032194 - Method for detecting tracks of touch inputs on touch-sensitive panel and related computer program product and electronic apparatus using the same: A method for detecting tracks of touch inputs on touch-sensitive panel, which is applied for an electronic apparatus having a touch-sensitive panel, comprises: during a first period, detecting M touch positions of M touch inputs on the touch-sensitive panel; during a second period, detecting N touch positions of N touch... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110032204 - 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

20110032206 - Mobile electronic device: A mobile electronic device, on which both a touch sensor and a fingerprint sensor can be mounted is provided. Furthermore, presence of touch on the touch sensor or the fingerprint sensor efficiently monitored. The mobile electronic device includes the touch sensor that obtains touch information by detecting, in a first... Agent: Studebaker & Brackett PC

20110032202 - Portable computer with touch panel display: A portable computer is comprised of means for computing and determining whether a main body of the portable computer was rotated in a horizontal plane by predetermined degrees, means for determining that a request of change of dominant hand was inputted when the main body has rotated by the predetermined... Agent: Duane Morris LLP - PhiladelphiaIPDepartment

20110032193 - Projected capacitive touch-sensitive panel: A touch-sensitive panel is described herein that includes a first sensor layer and a second sensor layer and at least one shield electrode integrated into the first sensor layer and/or the second sensor layer. The at least one shield electrode is operable to cancel parasitic capacitance between at least one... Agent: Fiala & Weaver P.l.l.c. C/o Cpa Global

20110032196 - Touch panel and display device using the same: The present disclosure provides a touch panel and a display device employing the same. The touch panel includes at least one transparent layer consisting of a carbon nanotube metal composite layer including a carbon nanotube layer and a metal layer coated on the carbon nanotube layer.... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110032195 - Touch panel and electronic device using the same: A touch panel includes a touch layer, a first Indium Tin Oxide (ITO) electrode layer, a second ITO layer, and a microcapsule layer. The first ITO electrode layer includes a plurality of first ITO electrode. The second ITO electrode layer includes a plurality of second ITO electrodes. Each of the... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110032192 - Touch screen control system and method: A system is disclosed herein. The system includes an anesthesia machine, and a control system. The control system includes a touch screen, and a computer. The computer is configured to identify a first position at which the touch screen is contacted, identify a control parameter of the anesthesia machine based... Agent: Ge Healthcare,IPDepartment

20110032191 - Video system and remote control with touch interface for supplemental content display: Disclosed herein is a method of operating a remote control system having a touch interface. The method comprises receiving a user input through the touch interface, generating a control communication corresponding to the user input and transferring the control communication from a communication transceiver to remotely control a display of... Agent: Setter Roche LLP

20110032211 - secure keypad system: A secure keypad system has a touch sensitive screen (11) with a plurality of distinct fields (12) on a surface, where each field (12) has an associated input value. A plurality of force sensors (16, 17) are coupled to the screen (11) and arranged at individual force sensor locations to... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20110032207 - Capacitive touch sensor: A capacitive touch panel comprises a transparent substrate, a light shielding layer and a capacitive sensing circuit device. The capacitive sensing circuit device is disposed above a surface of the transparent substrate, and comprises a sensing region and a plurality of metal leads. The sensing region comprises a plurality of... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110032208 - Complex resistance type coordinate input device: A complex resistance type coordinate input device includes an upper conductive structural layer, a lower conductive structural layer, and an intermediate conductive structural layer being disposed between the upper conductive structural layer and the lower conductive structural layer. The upper conductive structural layer provides an upper conductive thin layer, the... Agent: G. Link Co., Ltd.

20110032209 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus having an improved optical efficiency and a touch panel function, the display apparatus including a substrate; a display unit formed on the substrate and including a plurality of pixels; an encapsulation substrate disposed facing the display unit to encapsulate the display unit; an electrostatic capacitive pattern layer... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20110032210 - Touch sensing circuit and touch sensing method: The invention discloses a touch sensing circuit applied to a capacitance touch panel for detecting the position of a sensed object touching the capacitance touch panel. The touch sensing circuit includes a first signal supplying module, a second signal supplying module, a first measurement module, a second measurement module and... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - Formosan Brothers

20110032214 - Front light based optical touch screen: Systems and methods, to integrate an optical touch screen with a display device comprising a front illumination system, are disclosed. Disclosed embodiments comprise a front illumination system, a display device further comprising a plurality of light-modulating elements (e.g. interferometric modulators), a plurality of reflectors and a plurality of sensor arrays.... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20110032212 - Input apparatus and operation method thereof: An input apparatus including an optical mouse module and a mouse pad module is provided. The optical mouse module includes a light source and an optical sensor. The light source is adapted to emit a light beam. The optical sensor has a sensible distance. The mouse pad module is disposed... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110032216 - Interactive input system and arm assembly therefor: An interactive input system comprises a display unit having a display surface, a bezel disposed around at least a portion of the periphery of a region of interest proximate at least a portion of said display surface and having an inwardly facing surface and an elongate arm assembly configured to... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20110032215 - Interactive input system and components therefor: A display panel for an interactive input system comprises first and second touch surfaces on opposite major sides thereof and a touch detection arrangement to detect touch input on one or both of the touch surfaces.... Agent: Katten Muchin Rosenman LLP (c/o Patent Administrator)

20110032213 - Multimode apparatus and method for making same: An apparatus operable in touch-input mode and scanning mode uses a light guide and a camera to look through a slanted facet at one corner of the light guide. The light guide has an upper surface for placing a touch object or an item for scanning. An angular sensitive grating... Agent: Harrington & Smith , Attorneys At Law, LLC

20110032217 - Optical touch apparatus: The invention provides an optical touch apparatus. The optical touch apparatus includes at least one optical path unit and at least one light sensing unit. The at least one optical path unit is located on a first side of a display unit of the optical touch apparatus and used to... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - Formosan Brothers

20110032219 - Lever switch with display device: A lever 18 is configured by disposing an organic light-emitting device 10 in a manner that it is interposed between an operating unit 1 and an operating unit cover 13 and coupling a shaft 14 to the operating unit 1, and a housing 19 is fitted with a bezel 24... Agent: Bacon & Thomas, PLLC

20110032218 - Rotation sensing device and portable electronic device having the same: A rotation sensing device comprises a capacitor module comprising an upper substrate and a lower substrate. The upper substrate comprises a plurality top plates mounted thereon, and the lower substrate comprises a plurality bottom plates mounted thereon. A pointing module comprises a pointer rotatably set between an upper substrate and... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110032223 - Display panel and electronic book: It is an object to provide a display panel and an electronic book which are manufactured with high yield and have high reliability. A display panel is provided which includes, a flexible display portion in which a scan line and a signal line intersect with each other over a substrate,... Agent: Husch Blackwell Sanders LLP

20110032224 - Liquid crystal display device, active matrix type liquid crystal display device, and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device with no flicker and with bright excellent display is provided. A polarity pattern of a conventional frame inversion driving is one kind of display. A polarity pattern of a conventional source line inversion driving is two kinds of display, and a disclination pattern is one... Agent: Robinson Intellectual Property Law Office, P.C.

20110032221 - Osd display control program product, osd display control method, and osd display device: An OSD display control program product controlling OSD display of an image display device having a display screen, wherein the image display device includes a region ratio storage section storing, as region ratio information, the ratio of the pixel number of a region to the total pixel number of the... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110032222 - Plasma display apparatus and method for producing plasma display panel: A plasma display apparatus and a method for producing a plasma display panel are provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a panel which includes an upper panel coated with a functional material, and a lower panel located opposite a surface of the upper panel coated with the functional material, a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110032220 - Portable electronic device and method for adjusting display orientation of the portable electronic device: A portable electronic device may adjust a display orientation of a display screen of the portable electronic device according to data from a gravity sensor, a video camera, and a display orientation adjusting unit. The display orientation adjusting unit may analyze acceleration data of the portable electronic device to generate... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110032225 - Systems, methods, and articles for manufacture for the intelligent control of decorative bodies: Decoration devices of various forms are disclosed, including decoration devices that connect with one or more decorative bodies having performances or routines. When decorative bodies are attached to decoration devices of various embodiments of the present invention, the activation and control of any performance or routine on one decoration device... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon LLP Intellectual Property Department

20110032226 - Active matrix substrate and display device: An active matrix substrate (5) for use as a substrate of a liquid crystal panel (display panel) (2) includes a plurality of source wirings (data wirings) (S) and a plurality of gate wirings (scanning wirings) (G) arranged in a matrix and a plurality of pixels (P) provided in the vicinities... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110032230 - Control device and control method for image display: A control device for an image display includes at least two reference points, a modulation unit and a remote controller. The modulation unit modulates the light of a predetermined spectrum generated by the reference points with a brightness variation cycle. The modulation unit controls the reference points to emit the... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20110032229 - Display device and electronic apparatus comprising the same: A display device and an electronic apparatus comprising the same are disclosed. The display device can eliminate or reduce a noise effect on a result of detecting ambient light. The display device includes a light detecting device for detecting the ambient light. The light detecting device comprises a light detecting... Agent: Flash Intellectual Property, Inc. Attn. Cheng-ju Chiang

20110032227 - Electronic book: An object is to improve visibility without causing increases in device size and cost. Another object is to improve visibility and reduce the burden on a user without blocking external light when reflection of external light is high. An electronic book includes a display panel having an electrophoretic display element... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20110032228 - Luminance adjustment systems and methods for display units: Luminance adjustment systems and methods for display units are provided. The system includes a display unit, an image sensor, and a processing unit. The image sensor captures at least one image. The processing unit receives the image from the image sensor, and obtains the image luminance of the image. The... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110032231 - Display device: A display device includes a frame frequency conversion circuit configured to convert a frame frequency of an input display data and a timing control circuit configured to control a first drive circuit and a second drive circuit based on a frame frequency after the conversion. The display device generates at... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110032237 - Circuit structure: A circuit structure suitable for coupling between a sample register and a digital-to-analog converter in a source driver circuit is disclosed. The circuit structure includes a multi-function switch circuit and a control unit. The multi-function switch circuit is coupled to an elevation voltage terminal and a system ground terminal. The... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, LLP - Formosan Brothers

20110032235 - Display device and operating method thereof: A display device is provided with: a display panel; a driver driving the display panel; and a controller adapted to perform multiplied-speed drive processing on original image data externally supplied thereto. The driver is adapted to drive the display panel by multiplied speed driving. When the driver performs the multiplied-speed... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20110032239 - Electronic picture frame: The present invention discloses an electronic photo frame, comprising a main frame body, a LCD, and circuit components, wherein, the LCD is arranged on the main frame body; the present invention further comprises a secondary frame body hinged to the main frame body; a transparent plate is arranged on the... Agent: Dongguan Taiyo Optronics Co., Ltd

20110032233 - Lcd driving circuit using operational amplifier and lcd display apparatus using the same: In an operational amplifier includes: a control unit switches an operation mode between first and second operation modes. A first differential stage circuit section differentially-amplifies a first input signal supplied through a first input node in the first operation mode, and a second input signal supplied through the first input... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20110032236 - Measurement apparatus: A measurement apparatus includes a display unit, a current detection unit configured to output a detection signal if an increase in a consumption current of the display unit is detected, a plurality of setting units each of which is configured to output an output signal, each of the plurality of... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110032232 - Pixel circuit: A pixel driver circuit for active matrix driving of an organic light emitting diode (OLED) comprises a drive transistor having a current path connected to a first voltage supply line at one end and to an OLED at the other end and a gate terminal connected to a storage element... Agent: Marshall, Gerstein & Borun LLP

20110032238 - Pixel circuit and display device: A display device having at least a plurality of pixel circuits, connected to signal lines to which data signals in accordance with luminance information are supplied, arranged in a matrix, wherein pixel circuits of odd number columns and even number columns adjacent sandwiching an axis in a column direction parallel... Agent: Rader Fishman & Grauer PLLC

20110032234 - Plasma display apparatus to reduce emi emission: A plasma display apparatus having a connecting structure between a base chassis and a driving circuit to reduce EMI emission is provided. The plasma display apparatus includes a panel, a driving circuit, and a base chassis which is connected to the driving circuit through a conductive connecting element and a... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110032240 - Buffering circuit with reduced dynamic power consumption: A buffering circuit with reduced power consumption is provided. The output buffering circuit includes first and second amplifier circuits. The first amplifier circuit includes a first input stage and a first output stage both coupled between a first power voltage and a second power voltage lower than the first power... Agent: Baker & Mckenzie LLP Patent Department

20110032243 - Display device of active matrix type: A display device of active matrix type allows reducing display brightness non-uniformity that is caused by initial variation and fluctuation over time in a driving transistor for emissive elements in pixel circuits. The display device includes pixel circuits, a measurement circuit and a gradation voltage supplying circuit. Each pixel circuit... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

20110032244 - Light-emitting element drive device and light-emitting device: Power loss and heat output are reduced in a current drive circuit unit of a light-emitting element. A light-emitting element drive device drives N (where N is an integer of 1 or more) light-emitting element groups, and includes a drive voltage generating circuit used as a feedback path of a... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack L.L.P.

20110032241 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel on which a plurality of first units each including at least one liquid crystal cell and a plurality of second units each including at least one liquid crystal cell are positioned in a display area and data line and gate... Agent: Morgan Lewis & Bockius LLP

20110032242 - Semiconductor device including level shifter, display device including the semiconductor device and method of operating the semiconductor device: A semiconductor device includes a code generator and a level shifter. The code generator generates a code including one bit that is in a first logic state and at least one bit that is in a second logic state. The level shifter outputs signals that are at a first voltage... Agent: F. Chau & Associates, LLC

20110032245 - Source driver: A source driver drives data lines of a liquid crystal panel in an inversion driving manner. The source driver includes multiple charge averaging switch groups in increments of pixel colors. Each charge averaging switch connects a pairing of the nearest two corresponding data lines assigned to the same color. These... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110032249 - Apparatus and method for dividing liquid crystal display device: An apparatus and method for driving a Liquid Crystal Display (LCD) device are disclosed. The apparatus includes a liquid crystal panel in which a plurality of subpixels arranged on each horizontal line are commonly connected to at least one adjacent data line, and on at least one horizontal line basis,... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110032246 - Display device using mems and driving method thereof: A display device using a microelectromechanical system (“MEMS”) element includes; a display panel including the MEMS element having at least three states, the at least three states including an on state, a half-on state, and an off state and a backlight unit which provides light to the display panel.... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110032247 - Driving circuit and display system including the same: A driving circuit for a display system is provided. The driving circuit includes two driving units. After receiving N image data, the first driving unit drives the display system based on M image data among the N image data. The second driving unit receives the other (N−M) image data and... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110032248 - Retention and other mechanisms or processes for display calibration: A “burn-in” is purposely performed on an LCD panel. The “burn-in” is calculated to compensate for an artifact or malfunction of a display using the LCD panel. The “burn-in” may be calculated, for example, to compensate for brightness levels in a light field emanating from the backlight of a dual... Agent: Dolby Laboratories Inc.

20110032250 - Information processing apparatus: A storage stores content information for a trial version of an application program assigned identification information and content information for a product version; a license information acquisition unit acquires license information for the application program by referring to request information acknowledged by an input acknowledging unit; a determination unit determines... Agent: Gibson & Dernier LLP

20110032253 - Antenna near-field probe station scanner: A miniaturized antenna system is characterized non-destructively through the use of a scanner that measures its near-field radiated power performance. When taking measurements, the scanner can be moved linearly along the x, y and z axis, as well as rotationally relative to the antenna. The data obtained from the characterization... Agent: Nasa Glenn Research Center Robert H. Earp, Iii

20110032251 - Method and system for texture compression in a system having an avc decoding and a 3d engine: A texture compression engine of a graphics device receives an uncompressed texture of a 3D graphic application. The received uncompressed texture is transcoded into an AVC reference picture stream. A plurality of mipmaps is constructed from the received uncompressed texture. The texture compression engine determines a texture compression rate based... Agent: Mcandrews Held & Malloy, Ltd

20110032252 - Storage medium storing display control program for controlling display capable of providing three-dimensional display and information processing system: A display control program includes three-dimensional display processing instructions for performing display processing using first and second input images containing a common object to be displayed and having a parallax so that the object is three-dimensionally displayed by a display, two-dimensional display processing instructions for performing display processing so that... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20110032257 - Dynamic ray population control: Aspects can be for ray tracing of 3-D scenes, and include dynamically controlling a population of rays being stored in a memory, to keep the population within a target, a memory footprint or other resource usage specification. An example includes controlling the population by examining indicia associated with rays returning... Agent: San Francisco Office Of Novak Druce + Quigg LLP

20110032256 - Image processing apparatus and method: An image processing apparatus is provided. The image processing apparatus may include a first calculator to generate a first shadow map with respect to a static object included in a three-dimensional (3D) model, at a first viewpoint within the 3D model, a second calculator to generate a second shadow map... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110032255 - Method and apparatus for discrete element modeling with a virtual geometry object: One embodiment of the invention provides a computer-implemented method for discrete element modelling of a plurality of discrete elements corresponding to particles and physical geometry elements. The modelling performs a simulation through time of physical interactions of the particles with each other and with the physical geometry elements in a... Agent: Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP

20110032254 - Sheet metal model creation device and sheet metal model creation method: A sheet metal model creation device (1) for creating a sheet metal model while displaying a three-view drawing includes: a three-view drawing reader (13) configured to read three-view drawing information and display the three-view drawing on a screen; a three-view drawing display controller (15); a three-dimensional face creator (17) configured... Agent: Greenblum & Bernstein, P.L.C

20110032258 - Source code generator for a graphics card: s

20110032259 - Method of displaying images obtained from an in-vivo imaging device and apparatus using same: The present invention relates to a method of displaying images obtained from an in-vivo imaging device, comprising receiving data of original images captured by an in-vivo imaging device in a body lumen; creating simplified images from the original images, the simplified images having lower resolution than the original images; and... Agent: William Park & Associates Ltd.

20110032260 - Enhancing visualization of relationships and temporal proximity between events: Components and functionality can be implemented in an event management application to display events along a timeline. A display interval can be configured for the timeline and a scroll bar can allow scrolling to view different time periods on the timeline. In addition, filters may be applied to the events,... Agent: Ibm Austin Iplaw (dg)

20110032261 - Method of implementing an accelerated graphics port for a multiple memory controller computer system: An architecture for storing, addressing and retrieving graphics data from one of multiple memory controllers. In a first embodiment of the invention, one of the memory controllers having an accelerated graphics port (AGP) includes a set of registers defining a range of addresses handled by the memory controller that are... Agent: Round Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik, LLP

20110032263 - Integrated circuit device and electronic equipment: An integrated circuit device includes: a first pad to an ith pad connected to a first memory pad to an ith memory pad of a memory stacked in the integrated circuit device; a jth pad to a kth pad connected to a jth memory pad to a kth (1<i<j<k) memory... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110032262 - Semiconductor integrated circuit for displaying image: A normal bus and an extension bus having the same bit width as the normal bus are provided. A line buffer has a plurality of line regions to store pixel data of input image data. A line buffer writing control portion controls a direction in which the pixel data is... Agent: Turocy & Watson, LLP

20110032264 - Correction circuit and display device: A correction circuit includes a memory that stores a mobility correction value or a threshold voltage correction value for correcting luminance non-uniformity for every pixel, a memory read-out unit that reads out the mobility correction value or the threshold voltage correction value from the memory, a correlation table that produces... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20110032265 - Pipelined computing device for connecting contour elements from image data: A pipelined computing device is provided that is designed i) to generate a list of coordinates of starting points and endpoints of chains and to store these in a memory, ii) for each starting point and endpoint, to search the list of coordinates of starting points and endpoints for the... Agent: Demont & Breyer, LLC

20110032266 - Glare detection and mitigation method for a photo-sensitive display device: A display device having integral photo-sensors for touch sensing is used to detect and mitigate the effects of veiling glare that obscures information being conveyed by the display device. The photo-sensors are periodically sampled to identify optically saturated regions of the display device. If the saturated regions of the display... Agent: Delphi Technologies, Inc.

20110032268 - Image processing apparatus and method for controlling the same: The present invention includes an image processing apparatus having a slide show function of displaying a plurality of images while sequentially automatically switching the images and including an adding unit which adds a transition effect at the time of switching display from a first image to a second image, an... Agent: Cowan Liebowitz & Latman P.C. John J Torrente

20110032267 - Method for increasing frame contrast ratio: A method for increasing a frame contrast ratio is suitable for a liquid crystal display (LCD) having a direct-type light emitting diode (LED) backlight module. The method includes establishing a local dimming demo mode in an on-screen-display (OSD) menu of the LCD, so as to determine to turn on or... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110032269 - Automatically resizing demosaicked full-color images using edge-orientation maps formed in the demosaicking process: Automatically resizing demosaicked full-color images using edge-orientation maps formed in the demosaicking process. In a first example embodiment, a method for automatic upsampling of a demosaicked image includes several acts. First, a demosaicked image and an edge-orientation map that was created during the creation of the demosaicked image are received.... Agent: Epson Research And Development Inc Intellectual Property Dept

20110032271 - Image display and storage apparatus, method and medium: An image display and storage device, method, and medium to process an original image and generate a main image so that the original image does not overlap a sub image, and store the original image instead of the main image when the main image and the sub image are displayed.... Agent: Staas & Halsey LLP

20110032270 - Presentation device: A presentation device 100 comprises an image capture portion for capturing a subject at prescribed time intervals to generate successive raw images; a first storage portion to which the generated raw images are successively saved; a second storage portion to which one of the generated raw images is saved as... Agent: Ostrolenk Faber Gerb & Soffen

20110032272 - Video processing apparatus: Even when an OSD video signal is superimposed on a video signal, deterioration in the frequency characteristic or in gradation of the video or OSD video signal superimposed on it is minimized. A graphic image is represented by a video signal that provides color information and degree of transparency information... Agent: Mark D. Saralino (pan) Renner, Otto, Boisselle & Sklar, LLP

20110032273 - Method for requesting and viewing an attachment image on a portable electronic device: A method for viewing a full image of a server stored original attachment on a portable electronic device including: building a graph structure within the server representing a map of the original image, downloading and displaying a re-sized image from the server to the portable electronic device, the original image... Agent: Brij K. Agarwal Eckert Seamans Cherin & Mellott, LLC

20110032274 - Screen display system and screen display program: A small screen displays system 100 comprises a display device 1 having a large screen 11, a position detecting means (a sensor device 2 and a position detecting unit 4 for detecting sight line positions of users H existing in a detection range S in front of the large screen... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, PC

20110032285 - Backlight control of electronic device: Embodiments are provided herein which may be utilized to eliminate stray light emissions from an LED while ambient light is being sensed. As such, dynamic backlight control systems for use with an electronic display are presented including: an ambient light sensor for sensing ambient light intensity; a backlight for illuminating... Agent: Beyer Law Group LLP

20110032275 - Color correction of electronic displays utilizing gain control: A video-rendering chip performs gain correction on received display input, based on a display temperature, to produce output values that are shown on the display. The video-rendering chip includes multipliers, a microprocessor, and a memory. The microprocessor receives a display temperature from a sensor, determines gain correction coefficients that correspond... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP On Behalf Of Apple, Inc.

20110032281 - Correction circuit and display device: A correction circuit includes a memory that stores a mobility correction value or a threshold voltage correction value for correcting luminance non-uniformity for every pixel, a memory read-out unit that reads out the mobility correction value or the threshold voltage correction value from the memory, a correlation table that produces... Agent: Frommer Lawrence & Haug

20110032284 - Display device: A display device includes first transistors provided for every scanning line and second transistors having a first electrode connected to each scanning line and a second electrode to which a reference potential is inputted. A first electrode of the first transistor is connected to any one of gate lines belonging... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110032282 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device is capable of improving display quality. A data line drive circuit outputs a display signal voltage to data lines in a first period. Each pixel holds the display signal voltage with reference to a voltage determined based on characteristics of the drive transistor. In a second period,... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110032286 - Display device and television receiver: A display device 10 of the present invention includes a display panel 10, a fluorescent lamp 17, a brightness controller 40 and a temperature sensor TS. The display panel 10 has a grayscale display function. The fluorescent lamp 17 emits light toward the display panel 10. The brightness controller 40... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110032279 - Display driver circuit and display device: A display driver circuit and a display device are provided. The display driver circuit may have positive and negative resistor strings that are symmetrically formed and include a plurality of resistors, and applies a gamma voltage to one of the positive and negative resistor strings in response to a polarity... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110032280 - 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. Respective spatial differentiations of a red image signal, a green image signal, and a blue image signal are calculated. For an image signal of a large spatial... Agent: Ratnerprestia

20110032276 - Electrowetting display device and driving method for display device: An electrowetting display device and a driving method for a display device are provided. The electrowetting display device includes at least a pixel unit, a first driver and a second driver. The pixel unit includes at least a switch, at least a storage capacitor and at least an electrowetting pixel... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110032283 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: An LCD device and a driving method thereof are discussed. The LCD device can prevent a blended color within each block which is defined in an LCD panel. To this end, the LCD device divides an external image data into a plurality of block image data, generates first dimming signals... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110032277 - Monochrome light emitting display device and method for fabricating the same: A monochrome light emitting display device and a method for fabricating the same are disclosed, in which a pixel structure of a monochrome light emitting display device is changed to improve a contrast ratio and resolution and at the same time color shift is prevented from occurring, so as to... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20110032278 - Source driver: A source driver including a data register, a level shifter, a gamma correction unit, a digital-to-analog converter and a buffer is provided. The data register stores a digital data signal. The level shifter pulls up the level of the digital data signal. The gamma correction unit provides a gamma curve.... Agent: Rabin & Berdo, PC

  
02/03/2011 > 153 patent applications in 60 patent subcategories. patent applications/inventions, industry category

20110025582 - Display device: A display device is provided, which includes, a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix, each pixel including a first set of three primary color subpixels (R, G, B) and at least one of a second set of three primary color subpixels, (C, M, Y) wherein the first and the... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110025583 - Sealing method of sealing dispersion liquid containing electrophoretic particles, and electrophoretic display: A sealing method is applicable to a cell matrix equipped with a plurality of cells spatially divided by a partition for sealing dispersion liquid containing hydrophobic dispersion medium and electrophoretic particles dispersed therein in the cells. The sealing method includes: supplying the dispersion liquid in the cells through an opening... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110025584 - Light-emitting diode heads-up display for a vehicle: A display system for a vehicle is provided. The vehicle comprises a windshield and the display system comprises a substantially transparent organic light-emitting diode (OLED) display coupled to the windshield, the OLED display adapted to display information to an operator of the vehicle, and a control device coupled to the... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gm)

20110025586 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display is driven in a simultaneous (or concurrent) emission scheme. The organic light emitting display includes: a display unit including a plurality of pixels coupled to scan lines, control lines, and data lines; a control line driver for providing control signals to the pixels through the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025585 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device having the same: A pixel including: an organic light emitting diode that is coupled between a first power supply and a second power supply; a first transistor that is coupled between the first power supply and the organic light emitting diode and whose gate is connected to a first node; a second transistor... Agent: Stein Mcewen, LLP

20110025587 - Calibration method for improving uniformity of luminosity of display device and related device: A calibration method utilized for improving the uniformity of luminosity of a display device includes controlling the display device to display a plurality of image data corresponding to a plurality of gray levels, detecting luminosity of each of the image data corresponding to each of the sampling points, to obtain... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110025588 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device (1) includes an upper substrate (100), a lower substrate (200) and a liquid crystal layer (300) between the two substrates (100, 200). The upper substrate (100) has a common electrode (110). The lower substrate (200) has pixel electrodes (200) and there are many unit pixel... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110025589 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes: a plurality of pixel circuits which is arranged in a matrix shape; a plurality of data lines; a selection unit which sequentially selects the plurality of pixel circuits for every group which is fewer in number than the number of rows of the pixel... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110025590 - Display device having bi-directional scan mechanism and gate signal scanning method thereof: A display device having bi-directional scan mechanism includes a plurality of gate lines, a first shift register circuit and a second shift register circuit. The first shift register circuit includes a plurality of forward shift register stages. The second shift register circuit includes a plurality of backward shift register stages.... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110025592 - Backlight level selection for display devices: Display systems and methods for adjusting backlight illumination are disclosed for selecting a backlight illumination level that is low enough to reduce backlight power consumption while maintaining a desired level of image quality. The method 1) determines the peak illumination level requested by a frame to satisfy all pixels in... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20110025593 - Backlight unit and display apparatus including the same: A backlight unit includes a plurality of light sources emitting light in a direct direction with a predetermined orientation angle, and a light guide panel having a light incident section and a light emitting section. The light incident section has a first surface to receive light emitted from one or... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110025594 - Display device: A direct-viewing type display device 100a includes: a display panel 10 having a display region 31 and a frame region 30 formed outside the display region; and a light guide element 21A having an incident face 21a, an outgoing face 21b, and a plurality of light guide paths formed between... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110025591 - Method and apparatus for selectively applying input gamma dithering: Display systems that employ input gamma dithering and dynamic backlight control. Embodiments relate to disabling input gamma dithering during periods when there is a change in the scale value by which image data is scaled due to dynamic backlight control. In this manner, input gamma dithering is selectively applied only... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20110025595 - Information display panel: In an information display panel having an information display portion, in which a voltage is applied between pixel electrodes arranged respectively to substrates and display media are driven so as to display information such as an image, the information display panel has: an electrode-wiring concentrated portion in which electrode-wirings derived... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110025597 - Digital display device and image arrangement method using the same: A digital display device that implements a digital photo frame function. The digital display device includes a user input unit to receive control signals corresponding to a user operation, the control signals to control a plurality of images to be continuously displayed, a display controller including an image arrangement unit,... Agent: Robert E. Bushnell & Law Firm

20110025599 - Display apparatus and method for controlling display apparatus: A display apparatus and a method for controlling the display apparatus are provided. If a display apparatus is in a power off state and an interface is connected to a cable, an output of a cable connection sensing signal is blocked. Accordingly, the display apparatus may be able to report... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110025602 - Method and device for tactile presentation: A method for a tactile presentation of perceivable content. The method comprises receiving a data representing perceivable content, selecting a plurality of electric currents according to the data, each the electric current is associated with at least one of a plurality of regions of a solution having a plurality of... Agent: Martin D. Moynihan D/b/a Prtsi, Inc.

20110025600 - Method of indicating additional character combination choices on a handheld electronic device and associated apparatus: A method and associated apparatus for indicating additional character combination choices from a disambiguation function on a handheld electronic device.... Agent: Rim/finnegan

20110025598 - 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

20110025596 - Storage medium having game program stored therein, game apparatus, and tilt angle correction method: An information processing device performs a game process based on a tilt angle of an input device that can be rotated to any tilt about a predetermined axis. First, a game apparatus calculates a tilt angle representing the tilt of the input device. Then, the game apparatus determines whether the... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20110025601 - Virtual controller for visual displays: Virtual controllers for visual displays are described. In one implementation, a camera captures an image of hands against a background. The image is segmented into hand areas and background areas. Various hand and finger gestures isolate parts of the background into independent areas, which are then assigned control parameters for... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20110025603 - 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

20110025604 - System for adjusting a light output of an optical mouse and a mouse thereof: A mouse includes a lighting unit, a sensing unit, and a control unit. The lighting unit is used for generating a light output to shine onto a contact surface. The sensing unit is connected with the lighting unit, and forms an image for generating an image signal from the reflection... Agent: Rosenberg, Klein & Lee

20110025606 - Method and apparatus for measuring keystroke: A writing apparatus comprises a housing and a keyboard mounted in the housing and having keys representing symbols of a language. Each key is moveable from a rest position. Sensors sense position of each key and develop a signal representing position of each key. A controller is operatively connected to... Agent: Wood, Phillips, Katz, Clark & Mortimer

20110025605 - Phase change material hand pads for laptop computers and other electronic devices: A laptop computer includes a one-piece, unitary keyboard housing and a monitor. The keyboard housing supports a plurality of keys for manipulation by a user of the computer. At least one hand pad is selectively secured to the keyboard housing. The at least one hand pad is positioned adjacent the... Agent: Welsh Flaxman & Gitler LLC

20110025607 - Switch with depth and lateral articulation detection: A key switch to sense and give feedback to a computer of depth, acceleration, velocity, and lateral or vibrato movement. The key switch is suitable for computer keyboards, musical keyboards, foot pedals and the like. Lateral or sideward key movements can be for mouse functions or multi code output from... Agent: Whitham, Curtis & Christofferson & Cook, P.C.

20110025631 - Capacitive touch screen: The present invention provides a capacitive touch screen (1) which includes a substrate (10), a first electrode plate (20), an elastic spacer (30), a second electrode plate (40) and a transparent panel (50). The substrate (10) is made of a plate having a rim (11). The first electrode plate (20)... Agent: Lowe Hauptman Ham & Berner, LLP

20110025630 - Character recognition and character input apparatus using touch screen and method thereof: A character input method using a touch screen, in which one or more areas requiring user input is defined in the touch screen, pre-recognized information is defined for each of the defined areas, character information is received by a user in one or more user desired areas among the defined... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20110025636 - Contact sensing device with improved edge position recognition characteristics: A touch sensing apparatus with improved edge touch position recognition characteristics is provided. The touch sensing apparatus includes a panel unit including a plurality of sensor electrodes arranged in a line along a first axis, a sensor unit to collect sensor data indicating a change in electrical characteristics occurring in... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20110025633 - Controlling device with dual-mode, touch-sensitive display: A processing device of a universal controlling device is programmed to distinguish between a first input type provided to a touch-sensitive surface and a second input type provided to the touch-sensitive surface. In response to the touch-sensitive surface being provided the first input type which is indicative of a static... Agent: Greenberg Traurig, LLP

20110025634 - Detection of low noise frequencies for multiple frequency sensor panel stimulation: The identification of low noise stimulation frequencies for detecting and localizing touch events on a touch sensor panel is disclosed. Each of a plurality of sense channels can be coupled to a separate sense line in a touch sensor panel and can have multiple mixers, each mixer using a demodulation... Agent: Apple C/o Mofo La

20110025616 - Display device: A display device includes a lid with a window defined in a base wall thereof, a touch panel attached to the base wall in alignment with the window, and a plurality of positioning members. The are slidably attached to the base wall around the window for adjustably bracketing the touch... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110025621 - Display device: Provided is a display device which is the liquid crystal display device (12) in which the transparent interlayer (3) is provided between the liquid crystal display panel (1) and the transparent substrate (11) having a touch panel function and disposed on a front side of the liquid crystal display panel... Agent: Antonelli, Terry, Stout & Kraus, LLP

20110025637 - Display device and input device: Disclosed are a display device and an input device. The display device includes: gate and data lines arranged to cross each other and to define a pixel region; a pixel electrode disposed on the pixel region; a sensing element disposed on the pixel region; and a switching element configured to... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110025629 - Dynamic mode switching for fast touch response: A method of operating a touch-sensing surface may include determining a presence of at least one conductive object at the touch-sensing surface by performing a search measurement of a first set of sensor elements of the touch-sensing surface, and in response to determining the presence of the at least one... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20110025619 - Electronic analysis circuit with modulation of scanning characteristics for passive-matrix multicontact tactile sensor: An electronic analysis circuit for a multicontact passive-matrix tactile sensor including an electrical supply mechanism powering one of two axes of the matrix, and a mechanism detecting electrical characteristics along the other axis of the matrix, at nodes between the two axes. At least one scanning characteristic is modulated locally... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110025623 - Electronic device with touch panel and method for controlling the same: The invention discloses an electronic device with a touch panel and the method for controlling the same. The method includes the steps of: determining that the electronic device is operated in a stylus mode or a general mode; determining that the touch point is an effective touch point when the... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110025610 - Encrypting touch-sensitive display: A hardware encryption device comprises: a touch panel controller; and a cryptographic engine in communication with the touch panel controller. The touch panel controller receives co-ordinates from the cryptographic engine corresponding to an area on a touch panel selected by a user. The cryptographic engine is operable to discriminate between... Agent: Paul W. Martin

20110025617 - Hybrid touch panel: A hybrid touch panel has a first substrate, a second substrate, and an insulation layer and a separating layer sandwiched between the first and second substrates. The first substrate has a first transparent electrode mounted thereon. A plurality of first electrodes are respectively mounted alongside edges of the first transparent... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110025624 - Image display device: A method for operating an image display device for resizing an image on a touch panel is disclosed. The method displays an image, and detects an image resizing instruction set for changing a size of the image on the touch panel. The method changes the size of the image on... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20110025626 - Information device: A method for executing an application program is disclosed. One or more icons are displayed on a touch panel. If a user's fingerprint is authenticated on the touch panel, an application program is given access to designated personal information. The application program is then executed using the designated personal information,... Agent: Procopio, Cory, Hargreaves & Savitch LLP

20110025618 - Method for detecting an angular variation of a control path on a touch surface and corresponding control module: The invention relates to a method for determining the elementary angle of a control path on a touch surface, characterised in that it comprises measuring two elementary movement values (|dX|, |dY|) along two perpendicular axes (X, Y) for a predetermined duration (dT), comparing said values (|dX|, |dY|) with unitary value... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20110025628 - Method for determining touch point displacement and associated apparatus: A method for determining a displacement of a touch point is applied to a touch panel to reduce noise interfering with determination of the displacement. The method includes obtaining a displacement according to a movement of a touch point on the touch panel; checking whether the displacement is within a... Agent: Edell, Shapiro & Finnan, LLC

20110025632 - Mobile communication terminal and method of selecting menu and item: A method of controlling a mobile terminal, and which includes allowing, via a wireless communication unit on the mobile terminal, wireless communication with at least one other terminal; displaying, on a first side of a touch screen display of the mobile terminal, a sound icon indicating whether or not a... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110025625 - Mobile electronic device: A mobile electronic device and a method for controlling a mobile electronic device are disclosed. The mobile electronic device comprises a first display and a second display. A data item displayed on the first display is displayed on the second display in response to a state determined by a state... Agent: Morrison & Foerster LLP

20110025611 - Multi-touch display and input for vision testing and training: The present invention provides systems and methods for receiving an input to a sensory test or training activity by way of a touch-screen device. The touch-screen device receives instructions by way of a wireless communication protocol from a sensory testing and training device. The instructions may be comprised of a... Agent: Shook, Hardy & Bacon L.L.P. (nike, Inc.)

20110025614 - Storage medium having information processing program stored therein, information processing device, and coordinate calculation method: A touch panel detects a point in one of a plurality of unit areas at which an input was made, the unit areas being arranged in a matrix in an instruction plane. A game apparatus repeatedly acquires detection coordinates for locating a unit area detected by a pointing device. Also,... Agent: Nixon & Vanderhye, P.C.

20110025609 - Systems and methods for piezo-based haptic feedback: Systems and methods for piezo-based haptic feedback are disclosed. For example, one described apparatus for piezo-based haptic feedback includes a polymer matrix, and a piezoelectric actuator at least partially embedded within the polymer matrix, the piezoelectric actuator configured to output a haptic effect.... Agent: Patent Department (51851) Kilpatrick Stockton LLP

20110025608 - Tactile display control: Examples of methods, systems and computer accessible mediums related to tactile imaging are generally described herein. Some examples may comprise using a receiver to receive information related to a tactile image. Examples may also comprise using a processing arrangement to determine a top hierarchical area of the display corresponding to... Agent: Dorsey & Whitney LLP Intellectual Property Department

20110025635 - Touch and proximity sensitive display panel, display device and touch and proximity sensing method using the same: A touch and proximity sensitive display panel, a display device, and a touch and proximity sensing method using the same are disclosed. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix form, a pixel substrate having a pixel electrode arranged in an image output direction, a common... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110025613 - Touch apparatus and touch sensing method thereof: A touch apparatus and a touch sensing method thereof are provided. The touch apparatus includes a touch panel and a controller coupling to the touch panel. The controller includes a detection unit and a decision unit coupling to the detection unit. A touch coordinate which is resulted from the touch... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110025612 - Touch display panel, sealant thereof, and composition for forming sealant: t

20110025622 - Touch panel and display device with touch panel: There is provided a touch panel including a coordinate input region composed of a double-layered structure which comprises: an input selective region 11 and an input-determining region 12. The input selective region 11 is included in a first optical detector 13 for emitting lattice emitting light 16. The input-determining region... Agent: Westerman, Hattori, Daniels & Adrian, LLP

20110025620 - Touch-sensitive device: The present invention relates to an optical touch-sensitive device and a method of determining a position and determining a position change of an object contacting an optical touch sensitive device. In particular, the present invention relates to an optical touch pad and a method of determining a position and determining... Agent: Fish & Richardson P.C. (ny)

20110025615 - Touchpad with a double-layer printed circuit board structure: The present invention provides a touchpad with a double-layer printed circuit board structure. The touchpad comprises an upper layer, a bottom layer, a first conductor; and a second conductor; wherein the upper layer is configured to act as a touch-sensitive zone, and comprises a plurality of first conductive units, a... Agent: Morgan, Lewis & Bockius, LLP. (pa)

20110025627 - Touchscreen panel unit, scrolling control method, and recording medium: A touchscreen panel unit includes a scrolling determination part configured to determine whether to scroll a displayable region of information to be displayed on a screen based on the positional relationship between the position of a first contact with the screen and the position of a second contact with the... Agent: Ipusa, P.l.l.c

20110025642 - Control circuit and control method for touch panel: A first resistive film is arranged such that one edge thereof is connected to a first terminal, and an edge that is opposite to the aforementioned edge is connected to a second terminal. A second resistive film is arranged with a gap between it and the first resistive film such... Agent: Cantor Colburn LLP

20110025639 - Electrode layout for touch screens: A device includes a plurality of drive electrodes and a plurality of sense electrodes. The drive electrodes run generally in a first direction and have multiple projections along their length. The sense electrodes run generally in a second direction transverse to the drive electrodes. The sense electrodes have multiple projections... Agent: Schwegman, Lundberg & Woessner / Atmel

20110025643 - Sensor element device: A sensor element device for a capacitive proximity switch of an operating device, where the sensor element device has an upper side for contacting the underside of an operating panel of the operating device and a block-like illuminated display with a lighting direction towards the underside of the operating panel.... Agent: Alston & Bird LLP

20110025645 - Substrate with transparent conductive layer and method for producing the same, and touch panel using the same: A substrate with a transparent conductive layer includes a transparent supporting substrate, a thermosetting resin layer containing 50% by weight or more of a melamine resin, and a carbon nanotube conductive layer in this order, wherein a value of linearity of resistance of the carbon nanotube conductive layer is 1.5%... Agent: Ip Group Of Dla Piper LLP (us)

20110025638 - System and method for a projected capacitive touchscreen having weight based coordinate determination: A touch location on a capacitive touchscreen system is identified by receiving signals in response to a touch from electronic channels connected to one electrode or to a group of semi-adjacent electrodes provided on a substrate. Adjacent ones of the electrodes have substantially triangular shapes that alternate between a first... Agent: Marguerite E. Gerstner Tyco Electronics Corporation

20110025644 - Touch control apparatus, associated sensing control apparatus and method thereof: A touch control apparatus includes a touch panel and a sensing control apparatus. The touch panel includes a plurality of sensing lines, and the sensing control apparatus includes a plurality of pins that are respectively coupled to the sensing lines. The sensing control apparatus adaptively controls a sequence for scanning... Agent: Lee & Hayes, PLLC

20110025640 - Touch panel: A capacitive touch panel is disclosed. The structure of the touch panel is designed that the arrangement of the sensing units is not visible from outside. Moreover, the capacitive touch panel also has the advantage of having reduced thickness and simplified fabrication, and is easy to be combined with a... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110025641 - Touch screen applied to electronic apparatus: A touch screen includes a substrate, a plurality of conductive areas and a controller. The conductive areas are disposed on the substrate. The controller is electrically connected to the conductive areas. When one of the conductive areas is touched, the controller determines a coordinate where the touched conductive area is... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110025647 - Display filter and display device having the same: A display filter functions not only to block unnecessary radiation emitted from a display device but also to allow Infrared (NIR) radiation emitted from the display device to be used as a user interface signal. The display filter includes a near-infrared radiation blocking layer which absorbs near-infrared radiation emitted from... Agent: Lerner, David, Littenberg, Krumholz & Mentlik

20110025646 - Extended infrared-sourced multi-touch screen: This invention provides an extended infrared-sourced multi-touch screen, comprising: a display module; at least an infrared (IR) source set in adjacent to a display module as the light source of the multi-touch screen; at least a beam expander optical apparatus being responsive to the at least an IR source to... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110025649 - Method and apparatus for detecting hold condition on an acoustic touch surface: A bending wave touch system includes at least one sensor and a touchscreen controller. The at least one sensor is coupled to a substrate and is responsive to vibrations in the substrate. The at least one sensor outputs signals. The controller receives the signals from the at least one sensor... Agent: Marguerite E. Gerstner Tyco Electronics Corporation

20110025648 - Method for controlling a touch surface control device and electric touch surface control device including means for implementing said method: The invention relates to a method for controlling a touch surface control device, including at least one step comprising the generation of sensory feedback corresponding to the detection of a pressure applied by a user on the touch surface, said sensory feedback comprising haptic feedback and acoustic feedback. The invention... Agent: Osha Liang L.L.P.

20110025650 - Calibration of interactive whiteboard: There is disclosed a method for establishing calibration in an interactive display system comprising an interactive display surface and a projector for projecting images onto the interactive display surface, the system being adapted for connection to a computer to receive display data from the computer for display on the interactive... Agent: Sheridan Ross PC

20110025651 - Pointing device for use on an interactive surface: A pointing device (10, 50, 70, 90) is provided for use on an interactive surface (21). The pointing device (10, 50, 70, 90) comprises a grip portion (11, 51, 71, 91) and a shapeable part (12, 52, 72, 92). The grip portion can be manipulated into different positions by a... Agent: Philips Intellectual Property & Standards

20110025652 - Operating and display device for a vehicle: An operating and display device is provided for a vehicle having a display unit and having a rotary knob for selecting a function and/or for selecting a menu within a hierarchical menu structure shown using the display unit. The rotary knob forming an operating unit is movable in both directions... Agent: Ingrassia Fisher & Lorenz, P.C. (gme)

20110025656 - Apparatus and method for driving a display panel: An apparatus and method of driving a display panel are provided. The apparatus includes a comparison unit and a source driver. The comparison unit receives and stores a current line data, and compares the current line data with a previous stored line data. When a pixel data within the current... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110025654 - Differential amplifier circuit, data line driver using the same, and liquid crystal display apparatus: A differential amplifier circuit includes: an input terminal and an inversion input terminal; a PMOS transistor pair connected with the non-inversion input terminal and the inversion input terminal; and an output circuit section. The PMOS transistor pair includes first and second PMOS transistors, and the NMOS transistor pair includes... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20110025653 - Display apparatus and method for driving the same: A method for driving a display apparatus uses self luminous elements that allows for favorable display by suppressing a luminance variation accompanying change of a total current amount at a time of on-off drive. In a display apparatus that performs periodic on-off drive, pixels are divided into at least two... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20110025655 - Operational amplifier and semiconductor device using the same: An operational amplifier is provide with: a first MOS transistor pair connected to a non-inverting input terminal and an inverting input terminal; an intermediate stage connected to the first MOS transistor pair connected to the first MOS transistor pair; a first output transistor having a drain connected to an output... Agent: Foley And Lardner LLP Suite 500

20110025658 - Gate driving circuit of display panel: A gate driving circuit of a display panel including a plurality of shift register sets coupled in series is provided. Every shift register set includes a shift register unit and a transistor coupled therewith. The shift register units receive a gate timing signal and an inverted gate timing signal, and... Agent: Jianq Chyun Intellectual Property Office

20110025657 - Method of operating electromechanical pixels: Operating methods of an array of electromechanical pixels resulting in efficient and reliable operation of light modulating elements. The invention simplifies the design of electromechanical light modulators and permits the construction of large size displays with greater mechanical tolerances on glass substrates.... Agent: Edward Pakhchyan

20110025659 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device may include a plurality of pixels in pixel regions defined on a substrate, each of the pixels being coupled to a current scan line, a data line, a first power source, a second power source and a third power source, wherein each of the... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025660 - Plasma display device: A plasma display device includes a plasma display panel including scan electrodes, a driver circuit portion including a connector, the driver circuit portion being configured to drive the plasma display panel, and a scan IC portion electrically connecting the plasma display panel to the driver circuit portion, the scan IC... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110025661 - Light sensor noise suppression arrangement and method therefor: A light sensor arrangement is used to detect ambient light conditions. According to an example embodiment, a light detector arrangement (e.g., 110) generates an output in response to light incident thereupon. An averaging-type circuit (e.g., 160) samples the generated output for overlapping time intervals, and combines the sampled output to... Agent: Nxp, B.v. Nxp Intellectual Property & Licensing

20110025662 - Timing controller and liquid display device: An embodiment of the invention provides a timing controller. The timing controller comprises a frequency detector, a signal generator and a multiplexer. The frequency detector receives a reference clock signal and an input clock signal to generate a decision signal. The signal generator generates a first signal and a second... Agent: Thomas, Kayden, Horstemeyer & Risley, LLP

20110025663 - Display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus includes: a display region including a plurality of pixels; a data driver for outputting data voltages corresponding to input data to the plurality of pixels; and a scan driver for outputting scan signals to the plurality of pixels, wherein the plurality of pixels includes a first pixel... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025664 - Method for driving liquid crystal display and storage medium storing program for implementing the method: The present invention discloses a method for driving thin film transistor liquid crystal display (TFT-LCD) and the storage medium for storing computer program representative of the method thereof. The method utilizes a timing controller to send polarity control signals to a plurality of source drivers in a TFT-LCD panel for... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20110025673 - Dc-dc converter with auto-switching between pwm and pfm and oled display using the same: A DC-DC converter with auto-switching between pulse width modulation (PWM) and pulse frequency modulation (PFM) is used in an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and judges power consumption of an OLED array of the display according to display data of the display and thus determines a switching time between... Agent: Muncy, Geissler, Olds & Lowe, PLLC

20110025668 - Display apparatus comprising electrofluidic cells: A display apparatus is described comprising a plurality of electrofluidic chromatophore (EFC) pixel cells. Each pixel cell comprises a fluid holder for holding a polar fluid and a non-polar fluid having differing display properties. The fluid holder comprises a fluid reservoir with a geometry having a small visible area onto... Agent: Leydig Voit & Mayer, Ltd

20110025674 - Display system: A display system includes an electronic device, a display device, a power line and two converters. The electronic device is used to provide image data, and the display device displays images according to the image data. The first converter is coupled to the electronic device and plugged to a first... Agent: North America Intellectual Property Corporation

20110025665 - Driving apparatus of display device: A driving apparatus for a display device includes: a reference gamma voltage generator configured to generate a reference gamma voltage according to an MTP control signal, a write control signal, and an erase control signal; and a data driver configured to convert a data signal into a data voltage corresponding... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025672 - Flat display apparatus and high-voltage power supply: A flat display apparatus has a flat display panel; a frame that is installed on a rear face side of the display panel; a cover that covers at least a rear face side of the frame; and a high-voltage power supply that applies high voltage to the display panel. The... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20110025675 - Liquid crystal display device with controllable viewing angle and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display device with controllable viewing angle of the present invention has an upper substrate (101) on which an upper substrate common electrode (103) is disposed, a lower substrate (102) on which a pixel electrode is disposed, and a liquid crystal layer (107) sandwiched between the upper substrate... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110025671 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display includes a display unit that includes pixels coupled to scan lines, control lines, and data lines; a control line driver for providing control signals to the respective pixels through the control lines; a first power driver for applying a first power to the pixels of... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025670 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display capable of reducing power consumption in a standby mode to increase the use time of a battery and a method of driving the same. The organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit for displaying an image by utilizing a plurality of frames and in... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025669 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device includes a display region including first sub-pixels, second sub-pixels and third sub-pixels at crossing regions of scan lines and data lines and arranged in a repeating pattern, the first, second and third sub-pixels for emitting light of different colors, a scan driver for supplying... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025667 - Power control system for display module including external dc-dc converter: A power control system includes a display module for displaying an image in accordance with image data, a DC-DC converter being external to the display module and for applying power to the display module, a host for generating a control signal for controlling the display module and outputting the control... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025666 - Temperature sensors of displays driver devices and display driver devices: A display driver device and a temperature sensor of a display driver device are provided. The temperature sensor includes a proportional voltage generating unit, and a sensing signal output unit. The proportional voltage generating unit generates a first proportional voltage, which is proportional to a temperature, and a second proportional... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110025677 - Organic light emitting display and method of driving the same: An organic light emitting display capable of reducing power consumption in a standby mode and a method of driving the same. The organic light emitting display includes a pixel unit having a first emission region and a second emission region, wherein the pixel unit is configured to generate a driving... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025676 - Organic light emitting display device and driving voltage setting method thereof: An organic light emitting display device with reduce power consumption is disclosed. Some embodiments include a current detector which measures current over varying drive voltages. The current measurements are used to determine drive voltages for driving the display array.... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20110025679 - Display device: A display device includes a light emission driver realized by using PMOS transistors, thereby controlling a light emitting time. The display device includes: a display unit including a plurality of scan lines for transmitting a plurality of scan signals, a plurality of data lines for transmitting a plurality of data... Agent: Christie, Parker & Hale, LLP

20110025678 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device is disclosed. The device includes a data driver for supplying a plurality of data signals and a reset voltage to each output line during every horizontal period. The data driver is configured to selectively supply the reset signal and the reset voltage based on... Agent: Knobbe Martens Olson & Bear LLP

20110025681 - Electrophoretic display, electrophoretic display device and electronic apparatus: An electrophoretic display includes: a plurality of spatially divided cells; and plural types of color substances contained in each of the cells wherein a display color is controlled by controlling electrophoresis of the colored substances within the cells, wherein each of a first cell, a second cell and a third... Agent: Oliff & Berridge, PLC

20110025680 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display including a first over-driving (OD) compensation unit compensating R data at a first OD rate; a second OD compensation unit compensating G data at a second OD rate; and a third OD compensation unit compensating B data at a third OD rate, where the second OD... Agent: Birch Stewart Kolasch & Birch

20110025683 - Map display device: A map display device includes: a map display control unit that displays a map at a display monitor; a weather information reception unit that receives weather information; and a weather information display control unit that displays the received weather information by superimposing the weather information over the map, wherein: if... Agent: Crowell & Moring LLP Intellectual Property Group

20110025682 - System, method, and computer program product for consistent image synthesis: A system, method, and computer program product are provided for focusing computing power to a region of interest that can be changed interactively and arbitrarily during the process of image synthesis. In operation, a problem domain is partitioned utilizing a first selected technique. Additionally, a number of samples to be... Agent: Zilka-kotab, PC- Nvid

20110025685 - Combined geometric and shape from shading capture: An image capturing system includes one or more image capturing devices and one or more illumination sources that have known and fixed positions relative to one another, wherein the illumination source is held constant or can be calibrated to provide a known illumination level on a subject, such that the... Agent: Disney Enterprises, Inc. C/o Townsend And Townsend And Crew LLP

20110025687 - Image processing device, image processing device control method, program, and information storage medium: To provide an image processing device capable of alleviating processing loads in a case of expressing a state in which a part of a foot (shoe) of a player is hidden by turf growing on a field, for example. The present invention relates to the image processing device for displaying... Agent: Sughrue Mion, PLLC

20110025686 - System and method for generating a three-dimensional image on a pre-printed lined substrate: A system for producing and viewing a three-dimensional/stereoscopic image comprises a two-dimensional substrate having a number of blank regions that has been filled in/colored by a user with selected colors calculated to produce a stereoscopic image when viewed through a stereoscopic viewer. The colored regions are separated by black lines... Agent: Connolly Bove Lodge & Hutz LLP

20110025684 - Three-dimensional tactical display and method for visualizing data with a probability of uncertainty: A feeder program is utilized for collecting and reading in and maintaining a time synchronization for combat fire solutions which may include threat containment regions. The threat containment regions are defined in terms of a probability of at least one threat being located therein. A three-dimensional viewer program displays bathometry... Agent: Naval Undersea Warfare Center Division Newport

20110025689 - Auto-generating a visual representation: Techniques for auto-generating the target's visual representation may reduce or eliminate the manual input required for the generation of the target's visual representation. For example, a system having a capture device may detect various features of a user in the physical space and make feature selections from a library of... Agent: Woodcock Washburn LLP (microsoft Corporation)

20110025688 - Method for validating features in a direct modeling paradigm: A CAD system enables a designer to freely modify a model of a design without regenerating a history of the model, as in traditional parametric feature based modeling. The CAD system automatically determines whether the modifications to the model invalidate current features associated with the model and whether the modifications... Agent: Patterson & Sheridan, L.L.P.

20110025690 - Photogrammetric texture mapping using casual images: A method for photogrammetric texture mapping using casual images is provided. The method may include the following steps: estimating, for each vertex of at least a portion of a three dimensional (3D) mesh representing a model, projection parameters associated with a virtual camera that is unique for each vertex; mapping... Agent: The Law Office Of Michael E. Kondoudis

20110025691 - Method and device for displaying computed-tomography examination data from an examination object: A method and a device are disclosed for displaying computed-tomography examination data from an examination object. In at least one embodiment, there firstly is of the examination object at least one first CT image data record with pixel or voxel values, which were reconstructed on the basis of quantitatively measured... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110025692 - Display of travel routes: A method of displaying a graph of nodes adapted to the display of travel routes is described. The method includes the steps of finding a node of highest weight among all nodes of the graph after each node is attributed a weight based on a number of nodes pertaining to... Agent: Young & Thompson

20110025693 - Graphics processing systems: A method of rendering a stroked curve for display in a graphics processing system in which an input stroked curve 2 to be displayed, such as a character in a computer font or a portion thereof, is defined in user space 4 and projected into a surface space 6 for... Agent: Vierra Magen Marcus & Deniro LLP

20110025694 - Method of making an artistic digital template for image display: A method for creating a coordinated image display by designing a digital template for the image display. The template includes a number of openings for displaying digital images. Each of the openings has at least one stored required image attribute that must be satisfied to a programmed degree according to... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20110025695 - Multi-image display apparatus and image display apparatus: A multi-image display apparatus includes a plurality of image display apparatuses which are connected in series. The plurality of image display apparatuses each include: an input unit through which an image signal is inputted; a display unit which displays an image signal; a driver unit which performs processing of reducing... Agent: Ndq&m Watchstone LLP

20110025696 - Method and system for dynamically adding and removing display modes coordinated across multiple graphcis processing units: The present invention provides a method and system for coordinating graphics processing units in a single computing system. A method is disclosed which allows for the construction of a list of shared display modes that may be employed by both of the graphics processing units to render an output in... Agent: Nvidia C/o Murabito, Hao & Barnes LLP

20110025697 - Method for transmitting image data through rsds transmission interfaces: A method for transmitting image data through reduced swing differential signaling (RSDS) transmission interfaces to a driver in a display is provided, in which the image data include a number of pixel values each represented by a number of bits. The method includes the step of: simultaneously transmitting at least... Agent: Hayes Soloway P.C.

20110025698 - Process management system: A process management system includes a display, a process handling module and a plurality of window process modules. The process handling module includes a process manager sub-module and a process table sub-module. The window process modules communicate with the process handling module, and each window process module processes one function... Agent: Altis Law Group, Inc. Attn: Steven Reiss

20110025699 - Integrated circuit device and electronic apparatus: An integrated circuit device includes a first pad group connected to a first memory pad group arranged along a first chip side of a chip of an image memory stacked on the integrated circuit device, a second pad group connected to a second memory pad group arranged along a third... Agent: Harness, Dickey & Pierce, P.L.C

20110025700 - Using a texture unit for general purpose computing: An interpolation unit, such as may be found in a texture unit or texture sampler, may be used utilized to perform general purpose mathematical computations such as dot products. This enables some general purpose computations and operations to be offloaded from a central processing unit to an interpolation unit. The... Agent: Trop, Pruner & Hu, P.C.

20110025701 - Method and system for creating an image: A method for combining at least two images and outputting a combined image includes creating a template including a first input image having a defined area, receiving a second input image, modifying the second input image by applying an intensity relating to a plurality of pixels included in the defined... Agent: Cha & Reiter, LLC

20110025702 - Method of constructing images for an imaging appliance: In an imaging appliance with display of the colour sequential type, a spatially monochrome image is displayed by preparing, for each complete image to be displayed, a sequence of monochrome images comprising an image for each colour of the light box, the monochrome images of the sequence being such that... Agent: Baker & Hostetler LLP

20110025703 - Method for reproducing an image on an imaging device: A method for reproducing an image on an imaging device, including measuring a set of spectral data for each of a plurality of colors from a set of color device values with a spectral measurement device; determining a first set of tristimulus values corresponding to each set of spectral data;... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20110025704 - Customizing accessories: A system and method for customizing accessories is provided. The accessories include a display for showing customized content. Users can display customized designs or promotional information on a free or fee basis. The system also allows users to use a detection device to detect the colors or patterns of other... Agent: David Odland

20110025705 - Loop removal in electronic design automation: Some embodiments provide a system that facilitates graphical object creation in an electronic design automation (EDA) application. During operation, the system uses a cursor to obtain a sequence of points from a user for creating a graphical object in a layout. Next, the system detects a loop in the graphical... Agent: Pvf -- Synopsys, Inc C/o Park, Vaughan, Fleming & Dowler LLP

20110025706 - User interface for different displays: This invention relates to a method for adjusting a graphical user interface for at least two displays, wherein due to an activation of at least one of at least two displays the graphical user interface is informed about the characteristics of said at least one activated display whereby the graphical... Agent: Nokia Corporation C/o Ware, Fressola, Van Der Sluys & Adolphson LLP

20110025707 - Virtual marketplace accessible to widgetized avatars: A system for creating and providing clothing and accessories for avatars, including within a virtual marketplace is disclosed. The system includes computer programming resident on at least one networked server, wherein the computer programming provides a creation tool and an online marketplace having at least one virtual storefront. A user... Agent: Thomas J. Mcwilliams, Esquire Drinker Biddle & Reath LLP

20110025708 - Image processing apparatus and control method thereof: According to an image processing apparatus and a control method thereof of the present invention, a graphics drawing result is obtained in accordance with one or more graphics drawing commands included in drawing commands, a clipping command is generated from one or more moving image drawing commands included in the... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20110025709 - Processing digital templates for image display: A method for creating an artistically coordinated image display. A digital template is provided for said image display and it includes of openings for placing images each having at least one required attribute for an image. A programmed computer system automatically searches a database of images for images to be... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20110025710 - Systems and methods for image archeology: Systems and methods are described for determining manipulation history among a plurality of images. The described techniques include selecting a pair of images from the plurality of images, detecting one or more manipulations operable to transform one of the images to the other, and based on the manipulations detected, determining... Agent: Baker Botts L.L.P.

20110025712 - Image display device: Objects (D1, D2) as meeting materials are displayed on a display (105) of a table-shaped image display device (A). In the event of a competition over an object by multiple participants, for example, when meeting participants (P1, P2) discuss over a common object (D2), the competition is detected automatically, and... Agent: Holtz, Holtz, Goodman & Chick PC

20110025711 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a drawing unit which draws one of a plurality of images arranged in an order specified on the basis of a predetermined rule as a reference image in an image memory and which arranges and draws the predetermined number of images located on either side... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110025713 - System and method for managing images over a communication network: A system and method for creating an electronic icon containing information unique to a particular user including information allowing access with respect to a particular digital media file having the icon associated therewith over a communication network by a third party.... Agent: Raymond L. Owens, Patent Legal Staff Eastman Kodak Company

20110025714 - Method for producing artistic image template designs: A method for storing a pre-designed digital template having a number of digital openings for displaying at least one digital image within each opening. Each opening has stored required image attributes associated with it for finding appropriate images to place in the opening. At least one of the non-primary image... Agent: Raymond L. Owens Patent Legal Staff

20110025715 - Appropriately scaled map display with superposed information: Methods, apparatuses and systems are provided for determining an appropriate scaling of a map display or providing an appropriately scaled map display.... Agent: Cooper & Dunham, LLP

20110025716 - Enabling a user to choose a representative landmark to display at a particular zoom level on a digital map: A user is enabled to choose a particular landmark to display on a particular view of a digital map instead of a landmark chosen by a digital map designer. This particular landmark may then represent all landmarks that are in close proximity to each other within a geographical area on... Agent: Ibm Svl (anthony England)

20110025717 - Graphical interface with data presence indicators: A computer-readable medium, computer-implemented method, and system for generating a user interface is provided. One or more data presence indicators are generated which allows users to locate data on a graph displayed in the user interface by indicating where data is present, even when the data itself is not visible... Agent: Squire, Sanders & Dempsey L.L.P. Oracle International Corporation

20110025718 - Information input device and information input method: An information input device, which displays button images showing a plurality of buttons on a display unit, detects an indication position by a position coordinate detection unit installed in the display unit, and thereby inputs information corresponding to the button which is indicated, includes, an enlargement display unit configured to... Agent: Townsend And Townsend And Crew, LLP

20110025719 - Display system, display method, program, and recording medium: The multi-window system includes: a main storage unit storing display data including a display frame and a display element, a standard display frame size, and a standard text size; a display area size obtaining unit obtaining a display area size; a text size setting unit determining a text size for... Agent: Wenderoth, Lind & Ponack, L.L.P.

20110025720 - Data scroll method and apparatus: Disclosed is a method and apparatus for scrolling data displayed on a screen, dividing a display region as a multiple of predefined weighted areas and setting a scroll velocity weight corresponding to each of the multiple of weighted areas when there is scrollable undisplayed data, after displaying data on the... Agent: The Farrell Law Firm, LLP

20110025722 - Apparatus to select gamma reference voltage and method of the same: The present invention provides a method of selecting a gamma reference voltage. The method is used to switch the picture to a first grey scale. The second grey scale and its luminance of a plurality of regions of a liquid crystal display panel are determined by a sensor, and the... Agent: Sinorica, LLC

20110025725 - Backlight unit and control method for the same: A backlight unit for a display device and a control method for the same is presented. The backlight unit comprises: a plurality of light source units arranged in a matrix form; a light source controller adapted to supply a control signal for controlling a brightness of the light source units;... Agent: Dla Piper LLP (us)

20110025724 - Backlight unit and display apparatus including the same: A backlight unit includes at least one light source emitting light in a first direction at a predetermined orientation angle and a plurality of light guide panels, each including a light incident section and a light emitting section. The light incident section has a first surface to receive the light... Agent: Ked & Associates, LLP

20110025731 - Display device and electric apparatus: It is an object of the present invention to provide a display device in which the color purity of red display can be improved and also to provide an electric apparatus using the same. A controller (19) of the display device is provided with an illumination control part (22) that... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110025729 - Field sequential liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof, and head mounted display: A display with high resolution and reduced flicker of image. The driving method of this invention, or the field sequential driving method, divides one frame of image into a plurality of subframes, i.e., divides the period of one image frame into a plurality of subframe periods; displays red, green and... Agent: Nixon Peabody, LLP

20110025726 - Hold-type image display apparatus and display method using the hold-type image display apparatus: An image processing circuit generates an output video signal from an input video signal and outputs the output video signal to a display panel with a higher frame frequency than the frame frequency of the input video signal. The output video signal includes a main-frame image and a sub-frame image.... Agent: Fitzpatrick Cella Harper & Scinto

20110025730 - Illumination device, display device, and light guide plate: An illumination device (L) includes a plurality of light source units (20) each having a light guide plate (1) and a plurality of light sources (21). The light guide plate (1) has an illumination region (4) through which incident beams of light from the light sources (21) are emitted outward... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha C/o Keating & Bennett, LLP

20110025728 - Image processing apparatus and image display apparatus: According to one embodiment, an apparatus includes following units. The image display unit includes a light source unit provided with light sources, each source being controlled respectively, and a liquid crystal panel displaying on a display area. The luminance calculation unit calculates a light source luminance of the light source... Agent: Oblon, Spivak, Mcclelland Maier & Neustadt, L.L.P.

20110025721 - Method of correcting data and liquid crystal display usng the same: A data correcting method is disclosed to implement an optimum picture quality according to surrounding conditions. The data correcting method includes: converting the input data into XYZ color space data; converting the XYZ color space data into JCh color space data by applying a reference illuminance parameter to a CIECAM02... Agent: Brinks Hofer Gilson & Lione

20110025727 - Microstructures for light guide illumination: Various embodiments disclose an illumination apparatus. The apparatus may comprise a light guide supporting propagation of light and having at least a portion of one of its edges comprising an array of microstructures. These microstructures may be incorporated in the input window of the light guide to control the light... Agent: Knobbe, Martens, Olson & Bear, LLP

20110025723 - Pixel structure and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel that is adapted for implementing higher definition and an organic light emitting display using such a pixel are provided. The pixel includes a red sub-pixel including a red emitting layer, a green sub-pixel including a green emitting layer, a first blue sub-pixel including a first blue emitting layer,... Agent: Lee & Morse, P.C.

20110025732 - Timing controller utilized in display device and method thereof: A timing controller utilized in a display device includes an image processing circuit, a luminance adjusting circuit, a data converting circuit and a driving signal generating circuit. The image processing circuit performs image processing on image data of an image signal. The luminance adjusting circuit adjusts luminance of the processed... Agent: Wpat, PC Intellectual Property Attorneys

20110025733 - Generation of subpixel values and light source control values for digital image processing: A display system (110) has a subpixel array (120) and a light source (140). In normal mode, image data (164) are processed by the display system to generate subpixel values (174) for the subpixels (130) and to generate a light source control value (BL) for the light source (140). In... Agent: Innovation Counsel LLP

20110025734 - Level shifters and display devices using the same: Provided are a level shifter and a display device including the level shifter. The level shifter includes: a first circuit that blocks a supply of a source voltage to a first node while a signal input to an input terminal is maintained at a logic high level, and that supplies... Agent: Myers Bigel Sibley & Sajovec

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