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20110122048 - Video wall display system: A video wall system which includes a plurality of display devices, the video wall display system including a plurality of display devices, and each of the display devices including: a pair of input and output connectors comprising an input connector connected to a first neighboring display device among the plurality... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122050 - Laptop computer: A laptop computer, which includes a body having a keyboard on an operative upper side thereof, a first display screen hingedly connected to one side of the body, the display screen hingedly displaceable between a stowed condition in which a display area is directed towards the keyboard, and an operative... Agent:

20110122049 - Optoelectronic display system for transport vehicles: The Optoelectronic display system relating to automobile and other vehicles is proposed consisting of computer connected with sensors of parameters and certain signals to be represented by the system and display unit installed at place occupied by automobile (or other vehicle) unstrument panel. The display unit is provided with two... Agent:

20110122051 - Head-mounted display: A head-mounted display is provided which includes a spectacled body, a display unit, and an image transmitting unit. The spectacled body faces a user's eyeball. The display unit is disposed inside the spectacled body so as to project an image to the eyeball. The image transmitting unit is disposed inside... Agent: Postech Academy Industry Foundation

20110122052 - Display device: A display device includes a plurality of gate lines, data lines, first external gate tracking lines, and second external gate tracking lines. The first external gate tracking lines are substantially disposed in a border region of a substrate, and electrically connected with corresponding gate lines. The second external gate tracking... Agent:

20110122053 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes: a first substrate; an organic light emitting diode that is positioned on the first substrate and that emits light; a second substrate that is opposite to the first substrate with the organic light emitting diode interposed therebetween; a sealant that is positioned... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110122054 - Liquid crystal display device: An OCB-mode liquid crystal display device includes an accumulation capacitance bus line (13) arranged on a TFT substrate (20) so as to sandwich an insulation film (14) and superposed on a pixel electrode (11). The pixel electrode (11) has an opening (15) in a part of the region where the... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110122055 - Liquid crystal display with double data lines: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes a liquid crystal panel including a plurality of parallel scanning lines, a plurality of parallel data lines having a plurality of data line groups, and a pixel matrix. Each data line group includes a left data line and a right data line. The pixel... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110122056 - Reference voltage generators for use in display applications: A multi-reference voltage generator includes an interface controller, a first bank of N m-bit registers and a second bank of N m-bit registers. A first multiplexer has inputs connected to outputs of the first and second bank of registers. An m-bit digital-to-analog (DAC) has an m-bit parallel input connected to... Agent: Intersil Americas Inc.

20110122057 - Liquid crystal display and local dimming control method of thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel, a backlight unit including a plurality of light sources, a backlight driving circuit that individually drives a plurality of previously determined blocks each including the light sources based on a dimming value of each of the blocks, and a local... Agent:

20110122059 - Finger sensing apparatus with selectively operable transmitting/receiving pixels and associated methods: A finger sensing device may include an integrated circuit (IC) substrate and an array of pixels on the IC substrate. Each pixel may be selectively operable in at least a receiving mode for receiving radiation from an adjacent finger, or a transmitting mode for transmitting radiation into the adjacent finger.... Agent: Authentec, Inc.

20110122058 - Inline control system for therapeutic pad: A controller for use in a therapeutic system having a console disposed in a first housing and a physically separate pad. The controller includes a second housing physically separate from the console and the pad; a processor disposed within the housing and electrically coupled to the console and the pad;... Agent:

20110122060 - Optical navigation device: An optical navigation device that can sense the movement of an object, such as a user's finger, so that the movement can control a feature of a consumer digital device such as a cursor on a display screen. The device includes a substrate to which an LED, reflector, and image... Agent:

20110122061 - Optical trackpad module and method of using same: An optical trackpad module is described herein. The module includes a light source and a trackpad that is optically coupled to the light source such that light from the light source can reach the trackpad. The trackpad is configured to receive an input object. The module also includes a sensor... Agent:

20110122062 - Motion recognition apparatus and method: Provided are a motion recognition apparatus and method, and more particularly, a motion recognition apparatus and method which are employed to move a pointer only when intended by a user using a touch sensor included in a pointing device that moves the pointer according to a motion sensed by a... Agent:

20110122063 - System and method for remote-hosted video effects: A method for remote-hosted video effects includes receiving control input from a device. A wall of video tiles is rendered in a hosting service that is streaming interactive video. The wall of video tiles is warped in 3D based on the control input received.... Agent: Onlive, Inc.

20110122064 - Anti-gravity mouse: A hand-held computer mouse for controlling a graphical pointer on a computer display characterized by incorporating permanent magnet or electromagnet to repel a magnetic surface to reduce or eliminate friction during usage, thereby making the pointer manipulating device sensitive to the slightest movement of a hand, and thinning the barrier... Agent:

20110122065 - Mouse: A mouse includes a bottom casing, a PCB with a controller fixed thereon and a roller unit assembled to the bottom casing, and a top casing coupled with the bottom casing. The bottom casing has a retainer plate and a backing plate in rear of the retainer plate. The retainer... Agent: Cheng Uei Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110122067 - Display device, image forming apparatus, electronic device, and display method for a display device: Provided is display device, including: an operation display section; a layout switching key; and a control section for controlling, based on an operation of the layout switching key, the operation display section to display therein one of a first key layout screen on which characters or symbols that can be... Agent: Kyocera Mita Corporation

20110122066 - Keyboard having handwriting pad embedded therein: A keyboard includes a casing defining a receiving groove therein, a plurality of keys mounted on the casing and a handwriting pad received in the receiving groove of the casing. The casing defines an opening at one side thereof. The opening is communicated with the receiving groove. In the casing,... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110122069 - Mobile communication terminal, program and state display method: A state display device includes: a key operating section which receives input from a user; light sources which are formed by an R lighting element, a G lighting element, and a B lighting element, and which are provided in the vicinity of the key operating section; and a control unit... Agent:

20110122068 - Virtual colonoscopy navigation methods using a mobile device: Certain examples provide systems and methods for mobile virtual colonoscopy. Certain examples provide a mobile device configured to view clinical content. The mobile device includes a data storage to store data including images for a virtual colonoscopy; a user interface to display the images for user viewing and manipulation; and... Agent: General Electric Company

20110122071 - Angularly-selective sensor-in-pixel image detection: A display system configured for multi-touch input is provided. The display system comprises a display surface, a local light source to illuminate the display surface with infrared light, and an image-producing display panel. The image-producing display panel comprises a plurality of image sensor pixels positioned within a sensor layer of... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110122084 - Display panel, display apparatus having the same, and method thereof: A display panel includes an array substrate and an opposite substrate. The array substrate includes a plurality of data lines, a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of first signal lines, a plurality of second signal lines and a plurality of pixels. Each of the pixels includes a pixel electrode... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122073 - Driving device of passive matrix bistable display and real-time touch input display method thereof: A driving device of a passive matrix (PM) bistable display and a real-time touch input display method thereof are provided. The real-time touch input display method includes following steps. First, a touch event of a touch panel is detected to obtain a touch coordinate. When the touch event occurs, one... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110122080 - Electronic device, display control method, and recording medium: An electronic device including the touch panel display formed of a combination of a touch panel and a display, and accepting single-point input and multi-point input to the touch panel includes an input point number detection unit detecting the number of input points to the touch panel, based on contact... Agent:

20110122074 - Electronic system applied to a transport and related control method: An electronic system includes a portable device, a display device, an input device, and a control device, wherein the display device, the input device and the control device are disposed in a transport. The input device is used for receiving an input signal. The control device is used for communicating... Agent:

20110122081 - Gesture-based repetition of key activations on a virtual keyboard: Systems and methods for gesture repetition that is easy to repeat quickly. A user is able to quickly repeat any activation of a key, including any of the alternate, overloaded functions that are associated with the key. In addition, by appropriately defining the gesture, a large number of these repetitions... Agent: Swype Inc.

20110122078 - Information processing device and information processing method: An device and method provide logic for processing information. In one implementation, an information processing device includes a detection unit configured to detect a speed of selection of information. The information processing device also includes a generation unit configured to generate a signal specifying a display format, based on the... Agent:

20110122083 - Information terminal: In information terminals, such as the cellular phone, the user interface for being adapted to enough in multi-functionalization is provided. The portable communication terminal with the touch panel on the surface of body, a display information generating section which generates the display information displayed on the touch panel, a manipulation... Agent: Camelot Co., Ltd.

20110122077 - Method for displaying data in mobile terminal having touch screen and mobile terminal thereof: A method of controlling a mobile terminal includes displaying, via a touch screen included on the mobile terminal, predetermined data, receiving, via a controller included on the mobile terminal, a first touch signal generated based on a first touch, generating, via the controller, a display change notifying signal to notify... Agent:

20110122075 - Multi-touch detecting appratus and method for lcd display apparatus: A multi-touch detecting apparatus includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) module which includes an LCD panel and a backlight unit (BLU), a plurality of infrared light sources which emits infrared light toward the LCD module, an infrared light detecting camera which is disposed proximate a rear surface of the LCD... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122076 - Position detection apparatus for a touch panel: The present invention provides a position detection apparatus for a touch panel. The apparatus includes at least one light source disposed on at least a first edge of the touch panel for illumination of a surface of the touch panel, a first detector disposed on one end of a second... Agent: Sitronix Technology Corp.

20110122072 - Touch device: A touch device includes a base and a touch pad. The base has an accommodating region and at least one first conductor. The touch pad is received in the accommodating region and subjected to a force to generate a changeable position relative to the base. The touch pad has a... Agent:

20110122070 - Touch input for hosted applications: A multi-touch plug-in system is described herein that exposes multi-touch data for web application developers to consume in a platform independent way. The multi-touch plug-in system receives platform-specific touch data from an operating system or touch hardware, interprets the platform-specific touch data to convert the platform-specific touch data to generic... Agent:

20110122079 - Touchscreen and driving method thereof: A touchscreen includes a touch panel including a plurality of sensor electrodes, a drive circuit including a plurality of the first transistors respectively corresponding to the sensor electrodes. The drive circuit is configured for detecting voltage on the sensor electrodes. When the touchscreen is initializing, a first voltage is provided... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110122082 - User interface panel: A user interface panel includes a touch sensor having one or more sensing electrodes and a user interface substrate disposed on a circuit carrier substrate. The user interface substrate includes a touch surface comprising a conductive material. A gap separates a portion of the conductive material overlying one of the... Agent: Touchsensor Technologies, LLC

20110122085 - Apparatus and method for providing side touch panel as part of man-machine interface (mmi): A touch sensitive apparatus for providing side touch panel as part of man-machine interface is provided. A front panel are disposed on the front surface. A first sensor being a resistive or capacitive type sensor is disposed on or under one of plurality of side surfaces for sensing a touch... Agent: Mediatek Inc.

20110122088 - Passive architecture and control method for scanning a touch panel: A passive architecture for scanning a touch panel includes a master IC and at least one passive touch IC connected to the master IC. The master IC generates a command to configure the scan parameters of the at least one passive touch IC, and the at least one passive touch... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20110122090 - Protection panel with touch input function: A protection panel for detecting an X-Y coordinate as an operation position from a potential gradient based on a touch operation to a front substrate is provided. A rear substrate (5) has a first transparent resistive film (5A) and a contact point (5G) connected to a pair of first terminals... Agent: Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.

20110122089 - Signal processing circuit for electrostatic capacity type touch panel: This invention offers a signal processing circuit of an electrostatic capacity type touch panel which is capable of switching between a differential input mode and a single input mode and has an extended adjustable range of an offset in the single input mode. The signal processing circuit of this invention... Agent: Sanyo Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20110122086 - Touch display module and touch display apparatus comprising the same: A touch display apparatus comprising a controller and a touch display module, electrically connected to the controller, are provided. The touch display module comprises a display panel and a sensor assembly. The display panel includes a display surface and a connection surface opposite the display surface, and the sensor assembly... Agent: Prime View International Co., Ltd.

20110122087 - Touch screen system and method of driving the same: A touch screen system includes a touch screen panel which includes driving lines, sensing lines crossing the driving lines, and sensing cells formed at crossing regions of the driving lines and the sensing lines; a driving circuit for sequentially applying driving signals to the driving lines; a sensing circuit for... Agent:

20110122093 - Display apparatus and method for calibrating a touch system: A display apparatus and method for calibrating a touch system are provided, the display apparatus including: a display panel which displays an image; an image processor which processes an image displayed on the display panel; a light source unit provided on the display panel and which emits light; a camera... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122098 - Display device: A purpose is to enable detection of an object in a display device including a display panel provided with photosensors when the object touches the display panel and when the object does not touch the display panel. A display device includes a display panel provided with photosensors. The display device... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110122092 - Electronic device with optical touch module: An electronic device with an optical touch module is presented. A touch pad is disposed on the electronic device and at least one light transmission element is disposed on at least one side of the touch pad. The touch pad has a sensing area and senses a moving track direction... Agent: Micro-star Internationa'l Co., Ltd.

20110122096 - Method of driving touch screen display apparatus, medium for recording method, and touch screen display apparatus: A touch screen display apparatus includes a touch detector for detecting a touch by an object and for generating an input signal, a panel including photo sensor units for capturing an image of the object, and a plurality of light emitting units for realizing an image to be displayed, a... Agent:

20110122091 - Methods and apparatus for sensing touch events on a display: Methods and apparatus provide for a touch sensitive display, in which a transparent layer is disposed over a display layer; light is directed to propagate into and/or through the transparent layer; scattered light is measured in response to an object touching a surface the transparent layer and disturbing the propagation... Agent:

20110122099 - Multiple-input touch panel and method for gesture recognition: A touch panel capable of recognizing at least one gesture and the method thereof are provided. The touch panel comprises: a first optical unit, comprising a first light emitting element and a first light receiving element, arranged at a first position of the touch panel; a first optical element arranged... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Company Limited

20110122097 - Optical touch apparatus: An optical touch apparatus includes a light source capable of emitting a beam, a light guide unit disposed in a transmission path of the beam, and an optical detector. The light guide unit includes a light guide body having a first surface, a second surface, a third surface, a fourth... Agent: Coretronic Corporation

20110122094 - Optical touch apparatus and optical touch display apparatus: An optical touch apparatus includes a light source, light guide unit, and optical detector. The light source next to the display area emits a beam. The light guide unit next to the display area and in the transmission path of the beam includes a light guide body and a Lambertian... Agent: Coretronic Corporation

20110122095 - Touch display apparatus and backlight module: A touch display apparatus including a light guide plate, a light emitting module, a display panel, a plurality of prism structures, an image transmission unit, and an image detector is provided. The light guide plate has a first surface, a second surface opposite to the first surface, and a light... Agent: Coretronic Corporation

20110122103 - Device with a label: A device with a label is proposed wherein image information, in particular information about the device, is provided in the label. The label includes a display unit with a display area. Electronic image information can be written in the display area in a manner visible for a user, wherein the... Agent:

20110122105 - Display device, method for manufacturing same, and active matrix substrate: A display device includes: a plurality of display interconnects (3) provided so as to extend parallel to each other; a drive circuit (44aa) provided at one ends of the display interconnects (3), and connected to the display interconnects (3); a first interconnect (Wa) provided so as to cross the other... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110122102 - Driving circuit and output buffer: An output buffer including a first switch circuit and a buffer is provided. The first switch circuit receives first and second input signals. The buffer circuit includes first and second input stages, first and second output stages and a second switch circuit. The first and the second input stages are... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation

20110122104 - Liquid crystal driving device and liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal driving device includes a plurality of scan electrodes; a signal electrode arranged along a direction that intersects with the plurality of scan electrodes and forms a pixel for each intersection with the plurality of scan electrodes; and a control circuit configured to set a drawing line that... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110122100 - Organic light emitting diode display: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display includes: a first substrate; an OLED disposed on the first substrate; a second substrate disposed opposite to the first substrate with the OLED interposed therebetween; and a sealant disposed between the first substrate and the second substrate to adhere and seal the first... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110122101 - Scanning image display apparatus: A scanning image display apparatus includes a light source section that emits a laser beam, a scan mirror that scans the laser beam two-dimensionally in a first direction and a second direction which intersects the first direction, and a control section that drives the scan mirror. Herein, the control section... Agent:

20110122106 - Liquid crystal display device with adaptive charging/discharging time and related driving method: A liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of gate lines, a plurality of data lines, a pixel array, a gate driver, a timing controller, and an optimization circuit. Each pixel unit in the pixel array displays images according to the gate driving signal received from a corresponding gate line... Agent:

20110122110 - Display apparatus and method for driving display panel: A difference between the black level potential VB and the white level potential VW in the effective bright environment is smaller than a difference between the black level potential VB and the white level potential VW in the effective dark environment, and the black emission luminance in the effective bright... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110122111 - Display device: A display device includes a photosensor on an active matrix substrate. The photosensor includes a photodetection element (D1) that receives incident light; reset signal wiring (RST) that supplies a reset signal to the photosensor; readout signal wiring (RWS) that supplies a readout signal to the photosensor; and a sensor switching... Agent:

20110122107 - Portable electronic display apparatus, control method of portable electronic display apparatus and control program of portable electronic display apparatus: A portable electronic display apparatus includes at least two screen units whose intersecting angle is changeable; an inclination detecting device, which are mounted on each of the screen units, for detecting inclination with the ground; a watched screen detecting device for detecting a screen unit which user watches through comparing... Agent: Nec Access Technica, Ltd.

20110122109 - Reflective display device and control circuit for reflective display device: There is provided a reflective display device that includes an illuminance detector configured to detect illuminance, a chroma corrector configured to correct chroma of image data in accordance with the illuminance detected by the illuminance detector, and a display element configured to display image data corrected by the chroma corrector.... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110122108 - Semiconductor device and display device: It is an object to perform imaging a high-resolution image in a display device including a photosensor regardless of the intensity of incident light on the photosensor. A display device including a display panel which is provided a photosensor and having a function of imaging by a change of the... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110122113 - Gate driving method and circuit for liquid crystal display: A gate driving method for a liquid crystal display (LCD) and a gate driver thereof are provided. The LCD has a plurality of scan lines. The method starts by generating a gate driving signal. A correction signal is superposed to the gate driving signal to generate a corrected gate driving... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110122112 - Plasma display and driving method for plasma display panel: Even in a plasma display panel of large screen size and high definition, address discharge is caused stably. A plasma display device has a plasma display panel and a scan electrode driving circuit. The plasma display panel includes a discharge cell having a display electrode pair that is formed of... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110122120 - Container bearing an electonic label with a screen: e

20110122118 - Display device: To obtain a display device that can perform measurements in a wider range and detect characteristic changes with high accuracy while suppressing the increase in circuit size. The display device includes display elements and a characteristic testing unit that tests characteristics of the display elements, and the characteristic testing unit... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110122117 - Display panel: A display panel includes an amorphous silicon gate driver in which a lower voltage than the gate-off voltage output from the gate driver is applied to an adjacent stage as a low voltage transmission signal.... Agent:

20110122114 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes an array substrate, a counter substrate and a liquid crystal layer held between the array substrate and the counter substrate. A display portion having a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix is formed of the substrates and the liquid crystal layer. Each of... Agent: Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110122119 - Organic light emitting diode display and method for driving the same: Disclosed are an organic light emitting diode display, which can reduce image sticking caused by the deterioration of an organic light emitting diode, and a driving method thereof. The organic light emitting diode display comprises: a display panel comprising a plurality of pixels arranged in a matrix at intersections of... Agent:

20110122115 - Reflection-type display apparatus: A reflection-type display apparatus includes: scan electrodes and signal electrodes that are provided in matrix form; a setting circuit configured to set at least one of scan electrodes as one of a reset line, a writing line and a non select line, the reset line and the writing line being... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110122121 - Semiconductor device: The present invention provides a semiconductor device in which a power line is not affected by noise due to a voltage drop caused by instantaneous high-current consumption in the buffer portion and that has no possibility that a logic portion malfunctions. In a case where the same potential is supplied... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110122116 - Transflective liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A transflective liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a plurality of pixel units, each pixel unit including a thin film transistor (TFT), a coupling capacitor, a first liquid crystal capacitor, and a second liquid crystal capacitor. The first liquid crystal capacitor is formed by a first common electrode, a liquid... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110122123 - Gate driving circuit of liquid crystal display: A gate driving circuit includes several driving circuit units and several switch units. Each driving circuit unit outputs several driving signals to several scan lines sequentially. One of the switch units is respectively disposed between two adjacent driving circuit units and conducts or blocks a first and a second clock... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110122122 - Source driver and operation method thereof and flat panel display: A source driver, an operation method thereof, and a flat panel display using the same are provided. The source driver includes a data channel, a switch and a switch controller. The data channel latches a pixel data according to timing of a line letch signal, and converts the latched pixel... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110122124 - Transistor circuit, display panel and electronic apparatus: A transistor circuit is provided including a driving transistor where conductance between the source and the drain is controlled in response to a supplied voltage, and a compensating transistor where the gate is connected to one of the source and the drain, the compensating transistor being connected so as to... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110122125 - Method and apparatus for displaying and arranging data 3-dimensionally: A three-dimensional data displaying method includes: rendering a three-dimensional matrix image by arranging meta information representing data entries at coordinates composed of a horizontal axis component, a vertical axis component, and an azimuth component, based on arrangement information, with respect to structured data entries including the meta information and the... Agent:

20110122127 - Method for changing play mode, method for changing display mode, and display apparatus and 3d image providing system using the same: A play mode changing method, a display mode changing method, and a display apparatus and a three-dimensional (3D) image providing system using the same are provided. The method for changing a play mode includes: receiving state information regarding shutter glasses from the shutter glasses; and based on the received state... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122126 - Method for providing three-dimensional (3d) image, method for converting 3d message, graphical user interface (gui) providing method related to 3d image, and 3d display apparatus and system for providing 3d image: A three-dimensional (3D) image providing method and a display apparatus using the same are provided. According to the 3D image providing method, if a particular manipulation is input from a user in the two-dimensional (2D) mode, whether an input image is a 2D image or a 3D image is detected.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122130 - Modifying perspective of stereoscopic images based on changes in user viewpoint: Modifying perspective of stereoscopic images provided by one or more displays based on changes in user viewpoint. The one or more displays may include a first display that is provided substantially horizontal for displaying 3D horizontal perspective images and/or a second display that is provided substantially vertical for displaying text... Agent:

20110122129 - Photo mantel view and animation: A system and computer-implemented method for rendering images on a two-dimensional display, such as a computer, handheld device, or television screen, so that the images appear to be positioned in a three-dimensional space is disclosed. The images may be graphics files or standard files with an associated thumbnail image. Numerous... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110122128 - Stereoscopic display unit: Embodiments of the invention provide an image display device that is switchable between a two-dimensional display mode, a three-dimensional display mode enabling non-autostereoscopic image display, and a three-dimensional display mode enabling autostereoscopic image display. In one embodiment, the image display device comprises a display panel operable to transmit light corresponding... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110122131 - Versatile 3-d picture format: A 3-D picture is provided as follows. A pair of pictures (LP, RP) is provided that comprises a first picture (LP) being intended for one eye of a viewer, and a second picture (RP) being intended for the other eye of the viewer. In addition, a depth map (DM) specifically... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110122132 - Apparatus and method of managing objects and events with vector-based geographic information system: Provided are an apparatus and method of managing objects and events for easily enabling intuitive management and the recognition of cases in linkage with geographic information. The apparatus links objects and events to geographic information with a vector-based GIS to display them on a vector-based digital map, thereby providing an... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110122134 - Image display of a tubular structure: Described herein is a technology for facilitating visualization of a tubular structure. Digitized image data of the tubular structure is received and processed to determine a centerline. A first transformation operation is performed on a first set of coordinates representing the tubular structure to generate a transformed tubular structure with... Agent: Siemens Medical Solutions Usa, Inc.

20110122133 - Method and program for constructing three dimensional object model: A present invention provides a method for constructing a highly accurate visual hull from multi view point images without highly accurate silhouettes. A method of the present invention comprises calculating continuous values to represent background likelihood of each pixel for every object image based on pixel values of said object... Agent: Kddi Corporation

20110122135 - Method and system of rendering parallel global illumination: A method of rendering parallel global illumination for obtaining a photo-realistic rendering image, includes: generating candidate parallel random numbers for creating a sample; creating a sample by selecting one of the generated random numbers; performing Monte Carlo integration on the basis of the created sample; and providing an application programming... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110122136 - Method and apparatus for filtering vector object's control points: Provided are an apparatus and a method of filtering control points of a vector object, the method including: setting at least one parameter value in order to adjust a number of control points in the vector object; receiving a user's selection of a predetermined region of the vector object; and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122138 - Context driven image mining to generate image-based biomarkers: An image-based biomarker is generated using image features obtained through object-oriented image analysis of medical images. The values of a first subset of image features are measured and weighted. The weighted values of the image features are summed to calculate the magnitude of a first image-based biomarker. The magnitude of... Agent:

20110122137 - Video summarization method based on mining story structure and semantic relations among concept entities thereof: A video summarized method based on mining the story structure and semantic relations among concept entities has steps of processing a video to generate multiple important shots that are annotated with respective keywords: Performing a concept expansion process by using the keywords to create expansion trees for the annotated shots;... Agent: National Cheng Kung University

20110122140 - Drawing device and drawing method: Provided is a drawing device which reduces an increase in computing amount when filtering is performed and does not require consideration of drawing order of a graphic object and a shadow shape. A drawing device (600) includes: a rasterization result storage unit (603) for storing original image data including pixel... Agent:

20110122139 - Two dimensional vector graphics triangulation system and method thereof: A two dimensional (2D) vector graphics triangulation system and a method thereof are provided. The system includes a memory module and a triangle mesh processing module. The memory module temporarily stores a triangle mesh triangulated from a 2D vector graphics into a binary tree data structure. The triangle mesh processing... Agent: Institute For Information Industry

20110122141 - Map data recording device, map display, map data recording method, map display method, map data recording program, map display program, and recording medium: In a map data recording device (100), a setting section (104) sets a group by combining parcel data so that the total amount of data is within the upper limit value acquired by an upper limit data amount acquiring section (102) or the total number of pieces of data is... Agent: Increment P Corporation

20110122142 - Content presentation protection systems and methods: Systems and methods for protecting display presentation information are presented. In one embodiment, graphics processing method includes receiving presentation information; performing an unauthorized display protection process; and forwarding result of the alteration in the presentation information. In one exemplary implementation the unauthorized display protection process introduces a characteristic in the... Agent: Nvidia Corporation

20110122143 - Image processing apparatus and image processing method: An image processing apparatus includes: a plurality of image processing units each of which is disposed so as to correspond to each of partial images and processes data of each of pixels composing the partial image with reference to data of peripheral pixels of the pixel, wherein the plurality of... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110122144 - Automatically adaptive display eliminating need for vision correction aids: A data processing system for overcoming at least one vision impairment of a user, comprising a control unit connected to a display, wherein the control unit is arranged to distort a images in relation to the vision impairment and predefined criteria, and to display the distorted images on the display,... Agent:

20110122147 - Image display apparatus capable of simultaneously displaying plurality of images: When a dual-screen display mode is performed, two images based on two image signals, respectively, are simultaneously displayed in display regions of a display unit. If a presenter desires viewers to focus attention on one of the two images, a projector differentiates display manners of the images to be displayed,... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110122145 - Parallelized generation of substantially seamless image mosaics: Many computing services incorporate large mosaics of geo-located images. For example, a user may access and interact with a digital image map comprising thousands of digital images mosaiced together. It may be advantageous to parallelize mosaic creation by splitting the mosaic into tiles, and processing the tiles independently from one... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110122146 - Systems and methods for matching medical images: A system and method is provided for matching visual features in at least two related medical images. The differences in visual features between at least two related images are identified, such as separate mammography images of a left breast and a right breast of a patient. The visual features may... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110122149 - Estimating and removing lens distortion from scenes: Some embodiments provide a method of matching distortion for adding graphical objects to images. The method first removes the distortion on the images as described above. The method then adds the graphical objects to these images. Finally, the method applies inverse transformations on the images to restore them to their... Agent:

20110122148 - Visual processing apparatus, visual processing method, program, recording medium, display device, and integrated circuit: It is possible to inhibit side effects even when an image that has sharp edge regions has been input, using a spatial processing portion (10) outputting surrounding image information US from an input image signal, a control signal generation portion (40) outputting an effect adjustment signal MOD according to a... Agent:

20110122150 - Display controller, image processing apparatus, and display control method: There is provided a technique concerning a preview display function used when predetermined processing is performed for predetermined data, which contributes to enhancement of user's convenience. A display controller contains a control section 205 that displays, based on the information acquired by the relevance information acquisition section 203, the objects... Agent: Toshiba Tec Kabushiki Kaisha

20110122151 - System and method for generating cluster spine groupings for display: A system and method for generating cluster spine groupings for display is provided. A set of spines is obtained. Each spine in the set includes a grouping of clusters that share a common concept and are arranged linearly along a vector. Those spines that are unique from each other spine... Agent:

20110122154 - Image capturing apparatus, image processing apparatus, control method thereof and program: An image processing apparatus includes: a specific sound detecting section which detects a specific sound generated during motion of a specific motion conducted by a target object included in an image group including a plurality of images which continues in a time-series manner; a synthetic image generating section which generates... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110122153 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a transformed-coordinate calculating section that calculates transformed coordinates for each of a plurality of superimposed images associated with coordinates in a background image, by transforming coordinates of other superimposed images with respect to one superimposed image as a reference image in such a way that... Agent:

20110122152 - System and method for steganographic image display: A computer-implemented method for generating images. The method includes receiving first and second target images. The method further includes computing a delta image based on a difference between the first target image and the second target image and a technique for multiplexing a first display image with the delta image,... Agent: Pixar Animation Studios

20110122156 - Image output device: Digital camera in cooperation with electronic paper calendar of known size comprises monitor smaller than electronic paper calendar and controller to have the monitor display partial picture around a desired point with scale of enlargement to attain size corresponding to that of electronic paper calendar on the basis of calendar... Agent: Nl Giken Incorporated

20110122155 - Multiple screen size render-engine: The invention, relates to an apparatus for rendering a webpage according to the screen size of a display, whereby the apparatus has a screen-size detector (2) for detecting a screen size of a display used to present the webpage, a rendering selector (3) for selecting a rendering machine (4, 5)... Agent:

20110122157 - Method and system for navigating a display screen for locating a desired item of information: A method and a system for navigating a display screen to search for a desired item of information stored in an electronic device. The electronic device includes a novel fly over user interface (FOUI) capable of receiving commands from a user to provide a zoom out view of the display... Agent: Access Systems Americas, Inc.

20110122158 - Display adjustment system and method for media player: A display adjustment system includes a sensor and a processing unit. The sensor is mounted to a media player to measure changes in position of the media player and output measurement results correspondingly. The processing unit receives the measurement results to obtain an angle of inclination of the media player... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110122159 - Methods, devices, and computer program products for providing multi-region touch scrolling: An electronic device includes a user interface and a processor coupled thereto. The user interface includes a display screen operable to display text and/or graphics, and a touch-sensitive interface comprising an array of sensors operable to receive a scrolling input from a user input object and generate a touch signal... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110122167 - Backlight unit and display apparatus: A backlight unit and a display apparatus are provided. The display apparatus includes a power supply unit which outputs a first voltage; a light emitting unit which includes a first end connected to the power supply unit, and a second end, the first end receiving the first voltage from the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122160 - Color calibrator of display device: A color calibrator of a display apparatus is disclosed. The color calibrator includes a color estimator for receiving a plurality of digital counts of initial colors of an image signal. The color estimator includes a first operator, a gray value electrical-optical converter, a mixed-color electrical-optical converter, an initial color electrical-optical... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110122174 - Color electronic paper using rgbw color particles and driving method thereof: The color electronic paper using RGBW color particles includes an upper substrate and a lower substrate spaced apart from each other; partitions disposed between the upper substrate and the lower substrate and forming a red subpixel, a green subpixel, a blue subpixel, and a transparent subpixel; a medium mixed with... Agent: Sk Telecom Co., Ltd.

20110122162 - Display apparatus: The present invention includes: a driving circuit portion 3 driving a display panel portion 2 in a flat shape while a light source is arranged on a side of a back surface 2a of the display panel portion, and the driving circuit portion 3 and a power unit 4 which... Agent:

20110122169 - Display apparatus and backlight unit: A display apparatus is provided. The display apparatus includes: a display panel; and a backlight unit which provides the display panel with backlight. The backlight unit includes: a converter which converts a voltage of a received power and outputs an output power, a plurality of light source modules which receives... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110122161 - Display characterization with filtration: A display and a method of characterizing a display includes a means of enabling the display to be measured by a characterization system having a measurement sensor that measures a difference between display characteristics and target values of a screen. The screen is provided with at least a first filter.... Agent:

20110122173 - Display device: Provided is a display device having plural data line voltage generation circuits capable of supplying a display control voltage to display elements of a color designated as necessary. The display device includes plural display elements each displaying an image of one color; plural gradation voltage output units provided for each... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110122176 - Display device: Transmittances of red, blue and green filters included in a display device are increased, and in a first field period, after a signal voltage (Vg) is provided to a green sub-pixel (G), a green CCFL is turned on, whereas red and blue CCFLs are turned off. At this time, only... Agent:

20110122163 - Display device and display device driving method, and display driving control method: A display device of at least one embodiment of the present invention includes at least one correcting device for, in a case where a first data signal is to be written to a first pixel during a unique horizontal period, (i) carrying out a first gray scale correction with respect... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110122164 - Display device and driving method and electronic apparatus of the display device: To reduce a pseudo contour which occurs when displaying by a time gray scale method. When gradation is expressed with an n bit, bits each of which is shown by a binary of the gray scales are divided into three bit groups, and one frame is divided into two subframe... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110122172 - Display panel, manufacturing method thereof and display apparatus: A display panel includes a substrate and a light emitting element array including a plurality of light emitting elements provided on the substrate. The light emitting elements are driven by driving signals to emit light. The display panel further includes a lens array that focuses the light emitted by the... Agent: Oki Data Corporation

20110122165 - Lamp driving circuit having low voltage control, backlight unit, and liquid crystal display using the same: A lamp driving circuit is provided for controlling individual block luminances provided by corresponding locally dimmed blocks of a backlight unit of an LCD system where the backlight unit employs high voltage discharge lamps that each need to have an AC excitation signal of at least predetermined minimum high voltage... Agent:

20110122168 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: Disclosed are a liquid crystal display and a method of the liquid crystal display. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel, a backlight unit that supplies light to the liquid crystal panel and has a plurality of light sources, and an image calibration unit that calculates a global... Agent:

20110122171 - Liquid crystal display and method of local dimming thereof: A liquid crystal display includes a display panel, a backlight unit providing light to the display panel, a representative value adjusting unit that divides an input image in conformity with a plurality of blocks divided from the display panel and a light emitting surface of the backlight unit, selectively adjusts... Agent:

20110122166 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a display control circuit to receive data of each frame of an external image signal and a liquid crystal panel. When the data of an n+1 frame currently received is the same as that of an n frame previously received, the display control... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110122175 - Luminance enhancement optical substrates with optical defect masking structures: An optical substrate possesses a structured surface that enhances luminance or brightness and reduces the effects of structural defects on perceived image quality. User perceivable image cosmetic defects caused by manufacturing or handling, can be masked by introducing structural irregularities in the optical substrate, which may be non-facet flat sections... Agent: Ubright Optronics Corporation

20110122170 - Method of compensating for pixel data and liquid crystal display: A method of compensating for pixel data includes extending a side portion and a corner portion of a real screen to set an virtual screen, setting dimming values of the virtual screen using dimming values of the real screen, calculating an amount of light of each of pixels on the... Agent:

  
05/19/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20110115688 - Display control method according to operation mode of display apparatus and digital device using the same: In a display control method, if an item displayed on a first display apparatus is moved to a second display apparatus, and if the operation mode of the second display apparatus is a mode capable of displaying the item, the item is moved to and displayed on the second display... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115689 - Wireless projector apparatus and wireless lan adapter: A wireless LAN adaptor includes an auto-run program for a connection process, containing a projector identifier for specifying a connection destination. In the process while this auto-run program is executed, an electric field intensity measuring unit measures the electric field intensity of a response radio wave from the wireless projector.... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110115690 - Mode indicator for interferometric modulator displays: A method and apparatus for displaying data on bi-stable and non-bi-stable displays is provided. The apparatus includes a controller chip capable of being connected to a non-bi-stable display through a first interface channel and also capable of being connected to a bi-stable display via the first interface channel and an... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110115691 - Pixel array: A pixel array includes scan lines extended along a row direction in a zigzag manner, data lines extended along a column direction, and pixels connected the scan lines and the data lines. Each pixel arranged in nth row includes a first sub-pixel and a second sub-pixel. The first sub-pixel includes... Agent:

20110115692 - Plasma display panel and method of manufacturing the same: A plasma display panel (PDP) and a method of manufacturing the same, the PDP including scan electrodes extending parallel to one another, sustain electrodes extending parallel to the scan electrodes, and address electrodes extending across the sustain electrodes and the scan electrodes. The address electrodes are divided into a first... Agent:

20110115693 - Display device: A display device includes a first display panel and a second display panel. The first display panel displays a first image in a first direction. The second display panel is on the first display panel and shares a common substrate with the first display panel. The second display panel displays... Agent:

20110115694 - Backlight unit and display apparatus having the same: Disclosed are a backlight unit and a display apparatus. The display apparatus including: an image receiver receiving an image signal; an image processor processing an image signal received by the image receiver; a display panel displaying an image signal processed by the image processor into an image; a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115696 - Backlight unit and display apparatus having the same: Disclosed are a backlight unit and a display apparatus. The display apparatus including: an image receiver receiving an image signal; an image processor processing an image signal received by the image receiver; a display panel displaying an image signal processed by the image processor into an image; a plurality of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115695 - Optical sheet and relevant backlight module and liquid crystal display: An optical sheet adapted to relevant backlight module and LCD includes a light guiding side, a light emitting side, and a plurality of microstructures disposed on the light emitting side. Each of the microstructures is formed in an aspheric contour. At an intersection of an X-line and Y-line of each... Agent:

20110115701 - Communication terminal, control method, and control program: A communication terminal includes: an output unit including a display; an input unit for inputting first operation information; a communication device for transmitting the first operation information to the other communication terminal via the network and receiving second operation information from the other communication terminal via the network; a first... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110115698 - Display apparatus, terminal, and image display method: A display apparatus includes a display unit; a communication unit which communicates with a terminal which displays a personal image provided to the terminal, the terminal being one of a plurality of terminals; and a controller controls the display unit to display a sharing image shared among users of the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115699 - Display control system, display control device, and display control method: Provided is a display control device including a display control unit that, when display information of one content among a plurality of contents is selected on a display screen, creates a next display screen containing display information of at least any of a plurality of contents relevant to the one... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110115703 - Information display system: A head-worn information display system which includes a display panel. A display mode of information displayed on the display panel is switched automatically according to an active state of a user using the information display system, so as to display information appropriate for the active state of the user.... Agent: Olympus Corporation

20110115702 - Process for providing and editing instructions, data, data structures, and algorithms in a computer system: A method and system for computer programming using speech and one or two hand gesture input is described. The system generally uses a plurality of microphones and cameras as input devices. A configurable event recognition system is described allowing various software objects in a system to respond to speech and... Agent:

20110115700 - System for displaying images: A system for displaying images includes a transflective display panel and a light source module oppositely disposed thereto. The light source module includes a light guide plate, a plurality of first light-emitting diodes (LEDs), a plurality of second LEDs, and a lighting control unit electrically connected to the pluralities of... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110115697 - User information provision device, user information presentation system, and user information presentation method: There are included: an information provision apparatus to which user's position information is input; and a display device that displays information on the user, the information being output from the information provision apparatus. The information provision apparatus includes: a user information storing unit that stores the information on the user;... Agent:

20110115704 - Screen display control device and apparatus having the same: There is disclosed a device which realizes a shortcut function without providing any key exclusively used for the shortcut function. When a home key is operated in a state where a lower screen at a lower position of a hierarchical structure is displayed, a home screen at an upper position... Agent: Teac Corporation

20110115705 - Pointing device and electronic apparatus: A pointing device includes: a touching surface on which a fingertip is placed; a light emitting diode for illuminating the touching surface from a side opposite to a side where the fingertip is placed; and an imaging element for receiving light reflected from the fingertip, the pointing device further including... Agent:

20110115706 - Pointing device and electronic apparatus: An apparatus and a method for controlling a pointer output at a peripheral device using a portable terminal. In particular, an apparatus and method for controlling a pointer on a peripheral device screen using the portable terminal and shifting an object selected using the pointer to another peripheral device, including... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115707 - Method and device for switching character input mode: A method and a device are used for switching a character input mode of a computer system. The character input mode switching device includes an input device, a display unit and an operating system unit. The input device includes a switching control element and a main control unit. The main... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20110115708 - Wireless inputting device: A wireless inputting device includes an operating device and a receiver for receiving wireless signals from the operating device. The operating device has a main housing. The main housing has an opening, an accommodating space concaved inwardly from the opening, and a covering lid covered on the opening. The covering... Agent: Lite-on Technology Corporaiton

20110115709 - Systems and methods for increasing haptic bandwidth in an electronic device: Systems and methods for increasing the haptic bandwidth of an electronic device are disclosed. One disclosed embodiment of a system is an apparatus having a first actuator; a second actuator; and a processor coupled to the first and second actuators, the processor configured to apply a first command signal to... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20110115710 - Adaptive keyboard with physical feedback: The disclosure is directed at an adaptive keyboard having at least two key layouts, the adaptive keyboard for use with at least two applications, the keyboard comprising a processor for determining which of said at least two key layouts to display; a display portion having defined therein a set of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110115713 - Folding mobile device: A method and apparatus for a folding wireless device is disclosed. The wireless device may have a first housing and a second housing. Each housing may have a keyboard and a display. The housings may be connected by a hinge assembly which is operable to position the wireless device in... Agent:

20110115714 - Interface system for entering a string of characters: Interface system (1) for entering a string of characters in an entry mode, the system comprising at least two display windows (101, 102, 103, 104) for displaying characters to be selected from among at least one series, a rotary thumbwheel (100) for modifying the circular correspondence between the windows (101,... Agent: Continental Automotive France

20110115711 - Method and apparatus for replicating physical key function with soft keys in an electronic device: An electronic device (100) is provided with a touch-sensitive display (109). The electronic device (100) includes one or more physical keys (105,106,107,108), each of which has a corresponding function. When a user (110) touches the touch-sensitive display (109) for a predetermined amount of time, one or more processors (203) present... Agent:

20110115712 - Mobile terminal: A mobile terminal includes: a terminal main body having a wireless communication module; a wireless keypad configured to input information to the terminal main body and operating in a tactile manner; and a driving unit configured to operate the wireless keypad by using power of the terminal main body, wherein... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110115715 - Four-corner cut square chinese character input method based on excellence code: A four-corner cut square Chinese character input method based on excellent code comprises the steps of: assigning predesigned code table to corresponding keys of a keyboard; and inputting Chinese Character according to four-corner coding of Chinese character by using the corresponding keys on the keyboard, an inputting rule of Chinese... Agent:

20110115736 - Devices and methods of controlling manipulation of virtual objects on a multi-contact tactile screen: A device configured to acquire tactile information including a transparent tactile matrix sensor having rows and columns of conductive stripes; and a scanning control unit, wherein the scanning control unit is configured to sequentially read out tactile information from the rows and the columns of the conductive stripes of the... Agent: Stantum

20110115724 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a display panel, a plurality of sensors, a read-out circuit, and a control circuit. The display panel includes a plurality of pixels receiving a data signal having a polarity reversed with respect to a common voltage to display an image. The sensors sense light to output... Agent:

20110115731 - Display device: A display device includes a display panel and a touch panel disposed so as to overlap with the display panel. The display panel is connected to a first flexible wiring board on which a plurality of first wirings are arranged. The touch panel is connected to a second flexible wiring... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110115727 - Display device and touch panel thereof: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a continuous transparent insulating layer. The first electrode plate includes a first conductive layer. The second electrode plate includes a second conductive layer opposite to and spaced from the first conductive layer. The continuous transparent insulating layer... Agent: Beijing Funate Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.

20110115723 - Flat-surface resistive touch panel: A flat-surface resistive touch panel includes a resistive touch module and a decoration film. The resistive touch module is installed in a frame, for detecting the input signals of the multiple touches. The decoration film is fixed on the resistive touch module with an optical adhesive and forms a flat... Agent:

20110115719 - Handheld input device for finger touch motion inputting: A handheld input device includes a housing and first and second groups of touch movement sensors provided respectively at two opposite sides of the housing on a bottom surface thereof. The first and second groups of touch movement sensors are sized and shaped to be accessible by the fingers of... Agent:

20110115737 - Information processing device, information processing program, and display control method: An information processing device includes a plurality of display screens, a display control means that controls a display operation with respect to each of the display screens, a touch panel attached to the surface of at least one display screen, and an operation reception means that receives a depression input... Agent:

20110115728 - Method and apparatus for displaying screens in a display system: A screen displaying method and apparatus for displaying screens in a display system are provided. The method includes setting at least one Activation Information Region (AIR) and at least one Deactivation Information Region (DIR) to a screen of the display system, displaying items on at least one set AIR and... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110115729 - Method and apparatus for reducing coupled noise influence in touch screen controllers: A method and apparatus for reducing influence of noise for touch screen controllers employing noise listening synchronization, delay lines, filtering and sensing selected touch screen electrodes.... Agent: Cypress Semiconductor Corporation

20110115730 - Mobile terminal having touch screen and method of measuring geometric data therein: A terminal including a touch screen and a method of measuring geometric data therein are provided. The method includes determining whether at least two touch events are detected in a geometric data measuring mode of measuring at least one of a length, an area, and a volume, calculating the geometric... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110115718 - Multi-channel touch panel: The present invention relates to a multi-channel touch panel. In one embodiment, the multi-channel touch panel includes a plurality of driving electrodes spatial-separately arranged in the form of a matrix, a plurality of sensing electrodes associated with the plurality of driving electrodes such that each sensing electrode is surrounded by... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110115732 - Multimode touchscreen device: The invention provides a touchscreen device including at least one multiplexed touchscreen, control electronics and acquisition and processing electronics, the touchscreen including a first rigid substrate having a plurality of conducting rows, a second flexible substrate having a plurality of conducting columns perpendicular to the rows. The control electronics has... Agent: Thales

20110115720 - Optical overlay for an electronic display: An optical overlay comprises an inner wall, an outer wall, an upper wall, and a lower wall. The inner wall may be formed to include a planar surface. The outer wall may be spaced apart from the inner wall and may be formed to include a convex surface. The combination... Agent: Garmin International, Inc.

20110115722 - System and method of entering symbols in a touch input device: A portable communication device (12) is equipped with a touch input device (16) that displays a plurality of key input regions, wherein at least one of the key input regions includes a plurality of symbols. A key press may be detected in one of the key input regions, which causes... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110115735 - Tablet computers having an internal antenna: A tablet computer including a display panel including a display screen that is surrounded by an outer housing that defines a top edge of the display panel, the display panel further including an internal antenna that is positioned within the housing adjacent the top edge, and a base to which... Agent:

20110115725 - Touch panel and display device including the same and touch position detection method of touch panel: A touch panel includes a first substrate and a second substrate facing each other, a plurality of first transparent resistance films formed on the first substrate and extending in a first direction, a plurality of second transparent resistance films formed on the second substrate and extending in a second direction... Agent:

20110115734 - Touch panel device, touch panel device control method, and storage medium: A touch panel device includes an operation panel, an image display unit, a control generator, a vibrator, and a controller. The operation panel receives an operation input upon contact of a surface of the operation panel by a manipulator. The image display unit, disposed facing the operation panel, displays an... Agent:

20110115738 - Touch panel having press detection function and pressure sensitive sensor for the touch panel: An object of the present invention is to provide a touch panel having a press detection function, which makes it possible to suppress degradation of visibility of a display unit of a display device even when mounted on an electronic device, and also to improve a pressure measuring precision. For... Agent:

20110115726 - Touch sensing apparatus and method of driving the same: A touch sensing apparatus includes; at least one light source which sequentially generates a plurality of lights, a light sensor which faces the at least one light source and outputs a plurality of signals corresponding to a magnitude of the plurality of lights, a light guide plate interposed between the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110115733 - Touch sensing display device with in-cell touch panel: A touch sensing display device includes a touch panel and a signal processing circuit. The touch panel includes a plurality of pixel units, and the pixel units constitute a plurality of touch display units each comprising a touch sensing element. The touch sensing element is electrically coupled to a corresponding... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110115717 - Touch sensitive device using threshold voltage signal: A touch sensitive apparatus having a plurality of drive electrodes and a plurality of receive electrodes, the drive electrodes and receive electrodes capacitively coupled to each other. A touch measurement circuit configured to identify touch events on the touch sensitive device by comparing a first time period to a second... Agent: 3m Innovative Properties Company

20110115716 - Touch-sensitive display method and apparatus: A method includes detecting a continuous touch on a touch-sensitive display. A position of one or more boundaries is updated when the continuous touch crosses a first boundary of the one or more boundaries. Feedback is provided when the continuous touch crosses the first boundary.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110115721 - Translating user interaction with a touch screen into input commands: Systems and techniques for translating user interaction with a touch screen into input commands. In one aspect, a touch screen system includes a touch screen graphical display, a command interpreter configured to identify modifier interactions with the graphical display and, in response to identification of the modifier interaction, modify the... Agent: Google Inc.

20110115740 - Display device and touch panel thereof: A touch panel includes a first electrode plate, a second electrode plate, and a transparent insulator. The first electrode plate includes a first transparent conductive layer. The second electrode plate includes a second transparent conductive layer opposite to and spaced from the first transparent conductive layer. The transparent insulator is... Agent: Beijing Funate Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.

20110115739 - Liquid crystal display device: An LCD device is disclosed, which comprises first and second substrate confronting each other; a liquid crystal layer between the first and second substrates; and a transparent electrode pattern layer in a predetermined pattern on one surface of the first substrate, which is not confronting the second substrate, for prevention... Agent:

20110115744 - Portable device: A portable device including: a housing including a bottom wall section and a frame-shaped peripheral wall section provided on the bottom wall section; a pressure-sensitive touch panel including a bonding section and a contact section, the bonding section being bonded to the peripheral wall section and the contact section being... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110115743 - Sensing methdo and calibration method for a capacitive touch panel: Stimulus regions are defined based on the traces of a capacitive touch panel. A first signal is applied to a first trace in a first direction under a second signal applied to a second trace in a second direction to stimulate the second trace, to sense a stimulus region for... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20110115742 - Touch sensitive panel detecting hovering finger: A touch sensitive pad with a plurality of touch sensitive elements and processing circuitry coupled to a communications interface and to the touch sensitive pad for scanning the plurality of touch sensitive elements to measure a plurality of touch sensitive element values. The plurality of touch sensitive element values is... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20110115741 - Touch sensitive panel supporting stylus input: Operating a user input device by scanning touch sensitive elements of a touch pad to measure touch sensitive element values. The touch sensitive element values are compared to a stylus input threshold pattern. Upon a favorable comparison, a stylus input condition is determined, stylus input touch pad processing settings are... Agent: Broadcom Corporation

20110115750 - Control surface for a data processing system: The invention relates to an optical-signal based control surface for a data processing system, said surface being designed as a planar optical fiber, on which photoelectric sensors are provided, the measured signals of which are used to deduce the position of a light signal striking the control surface and said... Agent: Isiqiri Interface Technologies Gmbh

20110115748 - Infrared touch screen: A touch screen system comprises the following: a detection area having at least two sides; light transmitters (“LTs”) disposed on the sides; and light receivers (“LRs”) disposed on the sides, wherein the LTs and the LRs are paired where one of the LTs is paired with one of the LRs,... Agent: Amlogic Co., Ltd.

20110115747 - Infrared vision with liquid crystal display device: Various embodiments related to infrared vision for a liquid crystal display (LCD) device are disclosed herein. For example, one disclosed embodiment provides a display system, comprising an LCD device and a display backlight configured to illuminate the LCD device by directing visible light toward an interior surface of the LCD... Agent:

20110115745 - Interactive display system with contact geometry interface: An interactive display system with a contact geometry interface is disclosed. The interactive display system may include a multi-touch display, a touch detection system configured to detect a touch input on the multi-touch display and to generate contact geometry for a contact region of the touch input, and an application... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110115746 - Method for determining the location of a pointer in a pointer input region, and interactive input system executing the method: An interactive input system comprises a touch surface, and imaging system associated with the touch surface and processing structure. The imaging system comprises an optical sensor array that spans at least a portion of the area of the touch surface, and the processing structure communicates with the imaging system and... Agent: Smart Technologies Inc.

20110115749 - Multi-touch and proximate object sensing apparatus using sensing array: A multi-touch and proximate object sensing apparatus using a sensing array is provided. The multi-touch and proximate object sensing apparatus may sense a touch image or a target image by sensing an invisible light which is projected to a diffuser through the sensing array. Also, the multi-touch and proximate object... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115753 - Coil, position indicator, position detecting device, and coil winding method: A position indicator for use in a pen tablet device includes a coil for emitting a position indicating signal. The coil includes: a first conductive wire wound from a distal end portion thereof to a proximal end portion thereof in a predetermined rotational direction; and a second conductive wire wound... Agent: Wacom Co., Ltd.

20110115751 - Hand-held input device, system comprising the input device and an electronic device and method for controlling the same: The present invention relates to a hand-held input device for performing an input in an electronic device, a system comprising the input device and the electronic device and a method for controlling the same, which are particularly useful for performing an input operation in three-dimensional environments, to realize a 3D... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110115752 - Touch stylus: A touch stylus includes a first sleeve, a second sleeve, a stylus body, a first slide rod, and a second slide rod. The first sleeve defines a first assembling hole and the second sleeve defines a second assembling hole. The second sleeve is slidably received in the first assembling hole,... Agent: Fih (hong Kong) Limited

20110115754 - Systems and methods for a friction rotary device for haptic feedback: Systems and methods for a friction rotary device for haptic feedback are disclosed. For example, one disclosed system includes: a haptic device including: a passive actuator including: a rotatable plate; a fixed plate configured to apply friction to the rotatable plate; a piezoelectric material mounted to one of the fixed... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20110115761 - Display device and associated drive control method: A display device includes a display panel having a plurality of signal lines and scanning lines with a plurality of display pixels containing current control type light emitting devices; a scan driver circuit which applies a scanning signal to each of the scanning lines and sets the display pixels connected... Agent: Casio Computer Co., Ltd.

20110115760 - Display panel integrating a driving circuit: A display panel includes a periphery area, an active display area adjacent to the periphery area and having two opposite sides connecting with the periphery area, a driving chip disposed at the periphery area for driving electrical elements in the active display area, and a plurality of wires electrically connecting... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110115759 - Electro-optic device, method of driving electro-optic device, controller, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optic device includes a plurality of scanning lines that are arranged in a line direction, a plurality of data lines that are arranged in a column direction, a plurality of pixels that are provided at intersection positions of the scanning lines and the data lines, a driving circuit that... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110115756 - Electronic system and method of operating an electronic system: In a method of operating an electronic system (1) a first device (3) of the electronic system (1) sends a message to a second device (6) of the electronic system (1). The second device (6) receives the message, generates a first value utilizing a first function based on at least... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20110115757 - Energy-efficient display appratus with object-sensing capability: A display device capable of accurately sensing object presence at lower power consumption is presented, as well as a method of driving the display device. The display device includes a sensing circuit that detects the presence of an object by sensing radiation, and a radiation source array that provides radiation... Agent:

20110115755 - Interface circuit and method for transmitting data through the same: An interface circuit includes a plurality of receivers, a multiplexer, a plurality of shift registers and a latch circuit. Each of the receivers receives one of a plurality of sub-pixel values in one time period. The multiplexer multiplexes the sub-pixel values received by the receivers. The shift registers corresponds to... Agent:

20110115762 - Mems devices having overlying support structures and methods of fabricating the same: Embodiments of MEMS devices comprise a conductive movable layer spaced apart from a conductive fixed layer by a gap, and supported by rigid support structures, or rivets, overlying depressions in the conductive movable layer, or by posts underlying depressions in the conductive movable layer. In certain embodiments, portions of the... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110115763 - Semiconductor device and method for manufacturing the same: It is an object to provide a semiconductor device including a thin film transistor with favorable electric properties and high reliability, and a method for manufacturing the semiconductor device with high productivity. In an inverted staggered (bottom gate) thin film transistor, an oxide semiconductor film containing In, Ga, and Zn... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110115758 - Semiconductor device and method of driving the semiconductor device: Display irregularities in light emitting devices, which develop due to dispersions per pixel in the threshold value of TFTs for supplying electric current to light emitting elements, are obstacles to increasing the image quality of the light emitting devices. An electric potential in which the threshold voltage of a TFT... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110115764 - Pixel circuit and organic electroluminescent display apparatus using the same: An improved pixel circuit including N-type transistors is provided. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting device driven by a driving current according to a gate voltage of a driving transistor. The pixel circuit also includes a first capacitor, a second transistor for transferring a data signal to a first... Agent:

20110115765 - Display apparatus with uniform cell gap: A display apparatus includes a first base substrate having a display area and a peripheral area divided into a first peripheral area and a second peripheral area, a second base substrate facing the first base substrate, a pixel arranged in the display area, a first driver arranged in the first... Agent:

20110115766 - Energy efficient display system: A method for displaying an image on a display includes receiving a two dimensional image to be displayed on the display. The two dimensional image may be modified using a non-photorealistic technique and the contrast is reduced. At least one of the modifying and reducing is based upon a power... Agent: Sharp Laboratories Of America,inc.

20110115767 - Sensor device, method of driving sensor element, display device with input function and electronic apparatus: Techniques are described for detecting and compensating for characteristic changes of a photoelectric conversion element, such as changes related to the temperature of the photoelectric conversion element. A display device that includes an I/O display panel and a light-receiving drive circuit is disclosed. The I/O display panel includes a plurality... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110115768 - Method of driving electro-optical device, electro-optical device, and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes: a data line driver applying the signal potential in such a manner that a writing polarity is reversed more than once in the field time period, and the writing polarity of each of sub field time periods making up a certain field time period is the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110115774 - Driving method for driving electrophoretic apparatus, electrophoretic display apparatus, electronic device, and controller: A driving method for driving an electrophoretic display apparatus provided with a display unit, which is configured to include a pair of substrates having electrophoretic components interposed therebetween, pixels that are disposed in a line direction and in a row direction, pixel electrodes corresponding to the respective pixels, and an... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110115769 - Hybrid image display systems and operating methods threrof: A hybrid image display system and an operating method thereof. The system has an electro-phoretic display (EPD) element, an organic light emitting diode (OLED), a current generating circuit and a switch. The EPD element has a first and a second terminal. The OLED has an anode and a cathode. The... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110115773 - Image display and image display method: An image display includes: a display panel in which a plurality of pixels including first display elements, respectively, are two-dimensionally arranged; a drive section deriving, from a plurality of pieces of still image data and display times of a plurality of still images based on the plurality of pieces of... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110115771 - Liquid crystal display and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display includes a reference voltage generator, a voltage selector, a timing controller, a voltage level shifter, a gate driving circuit and a pixel array. The reference voltage generator is employed to provide a first high reference voltage and a second high reference voltage. The voltage selector is... Agent:

20110115772 - Pixel circuit and organic electroluminescent display apparatus using the same: An improved pixel circuit is provided. The pixel circuit includes a light emitting device driven by a drive current according to a voltage applied to a gate electrode of a driving transistor. The pixel circuit also includes a first capacitor, a second transistor for transferring a data signal to a... Agent:

20110115770 - Power supply and display apparatus having the same: A power supply system includes a control unit comprising a detecting and converting unit that is operable to generate a detected current based on a difference between a set voltage and a voltage representative of a current flow through an energy storage member.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115775 - Vacuum fluorescent display driving apparatus: The present invention provides a vacuum fluorescent display driving apparatus and a vacuum fluorescent display driving method that may prevent generation of excessive load on power lines employed in driving, without causing an increase in size of the apparatus. The vacuum fluorescent display driving apparatus of the present invention includes,... Agent: Oki Semiconductor Co., Ltd.

20110115776 - Dc-dc converter and organic light emitting display device using the same: A DC-DC converter and an organic light emitting display device using the same. Here, a DC-DC converter is provided with a voltage sensor for sensing a battery voltage outputted from a battery. A regulator receives the battery voltage from the battery. When the battery voltage is a set value or... Agent:

20110115777 - Dc-dc converter and organic light emitting display device using the same: A DC-DC converter having low power consumption by reducing an input current and an organic light emitting display using the same. In one embodiment, a DC-DC converter includes a buck-boost circuit for generating and outputting a second power of a second power source by receiving an input voltage. The buck-boost... Agent:

20110115780 - Driving method for reducing image sticking: A driving method with reducing image sticking effect is disclosed. The driving method includes applying a voltage on the data lines for trapping impurities crossing the data lines and lowering the degree of the image sticking effect, and applying different asymmetric waveforms to different data lines for trapping impurities crossing... Agent:

20110115779 - Liquid crystal device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus: A liquid crystal device includes a capacitive electric potential line driving circuit that supplies one of a low-level and a high-level electric potential as a capacitive electric potential to each of the capacitive electric potential lines, reverses polarity of the capacitive electric potential as a write period for the row... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110115778 - Liquid crystal panel and liquid crystal display utilizing the same: A liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal panel having a plurality of pixel units and a plurality of common lines, a common voltage driver for providing common voltage signals to the pixel units; and a pre-charging switch unit electrically coupled between a corresponding common line and a selected data... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110115781 - Display driver integrated circuits, and systems and methods using display driver integrated circuits: Example embodiments include display driver systems having a host with an external image signal receiving unit configured to receive an external image signal and a graphic control unit configured to transmit input control signals. The systems further include a display driver integrated circuit configured to receive the input control signals,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110115782 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display includes: a liquid crystal capacitor; a first switching element which transmits a data voltage to the liquid crystal capacitor; a second switching element connected to the liquid crystal capacitor; and a transformation capacitor connected to the second switching element. A difference between a first time when... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115790 - Apparatus and method for converting 2d image signals into 3d image signals: The present inventive concept can be used in a wide range of applications, including: mobile devices, such as mobile phones; an image processing apparatus or processor and computer programs, including a member for converting 2D image signals into 3D image signals or using an algorism for converting 2D image signals... Agent: Kwangwoon University Industry-academic Collaboration Foundation

20110115789 - Image displaying apparatus and image signal processing method of the same: Disclosed is an image displaying apparatus for displaying a received three-dimensional (3D) image signal as a two-dimensional (2D) image or a 3D image, and a method for performing the same. In the method, the 3D image signal is divided into left and right eye signals. Based on a user's selection,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115786 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method, and program: In an image processing apparatus, a feature point acquirer acquires feature points, which are characteristic points on a face in an image presenting a face. A supplementary feature point calculator calculates supplementary feature points on the basis of the feature points acquired by the feature point acquirer. An image transform... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110115785 - Image processing apparatus, method, and program: When generating a projection image by setting a plurality of search points in an intended display area of a three-dimensional image along a plurality of visual lines, each connecting each pixel on a projection plane on which the three-dimensional image is projected and an arbitrary viewpoint, calculating a pixel value... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110115788 - Method and apparatus for setting stereoscopic effect in a portable terminal: A method and an apparatus for setting a three-Dimensional (3D) effect in a portable terminal are provided. In the method, a 3D effect index for each of a plurality of items forming a display screen or a list is set. A display depth of each item according to the set... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110115791 - Method, apparatus, signals, and media for producing a computer representation of a three-dimensional surface of an appliance for a living body: A method and apparatus for producing a computer representation of a three-dimensional surface of an appliance for a living body is disclosed. The method involves identifying a plurality of spaced apart planes intersecting the three-dimensional surface, and for each plane in the plurality of spaced apart planes identifying a plurality... Agent: Vorum Research Corporation

20110115783 - Point cloud decimation engine: A method, apparatus, article of manufacture, and computer readable storage medium provide the ability to visualize a point cloud dataset. A grid, having cells, is mapped over the point cloud dataset. The points are sorted and a contribution factor is computed for each cell. Each cell and its contribution factor... Agent: Autodesk, Inc.

20110115784 - System and method of controlling three dimensional virtual objects on a portable computing device: A method of manipulating a three-dimensional (3D) virtual objects at a wireless device is disclosed and includes detecting a press on a 3D sensor array and moving the 3D virtual object in response to the press. Further, the method includes detecting a release of the press on the 3D sensor... Agent:

20110115787 - Visulation of geologic features using data representations thereof: One exemplary embodiment presents a unified approach in the form of an Interactive “Violation” (simultaneous visualization and simulation) Environment (IVE) designed to efficiently segment geologic features with high accuracy. The IVE unifies image structure analysis and implicit surface modeling as a surface-driven solution that assists analysts, such as geoscientists, in... Agent: Terraspark Geosciences, LLC

20110115792 - Image processing device, method and system: A device and a method for image processing capable of rendering a shadow are disclosed. A memory stores data of a foreground and a background in an image. Into a buffer, data of an image is written. The image is composed of a foreground, a background, and a shadow generated... Agent:

20110115793 - System and method for super-resolution digital time delay and integrate (tdi) image processing: Super-resolution time delay and integrate (TDI) imaging processing and systems for providing same utilize imaging geometry configured such that a predictable sub-pixel component of the frame-to-frame image motion can be used to construct a high-resolution output image from multiple under-sampled low-resolution input images.... Agent:

20110115795 - Concentric pie chart graphic for simultaneously conveying multiple types of relationships: A method is described for generating a single graphic chart that illustrates relative quantities associated with different elements and relationships among the different elements. In one example, a processing system receives raw data, such as data for deriving the CO2e emissions per country. Assume a client wants to graphically illustrate... Agent: Hara Software, Inc.

20110115794 - Rule-based graph layout design: A rules-based circle graph rendering system and method includes creating a first matrix representing nodes subject to graph rendering and having values representing relationships of the nodes, populating a second matrix with values representing a measure of the relationships among the nodes, and computing a third matrix by subtracting values... Agent: International Business Machines Corporation

20110115797 - Dynamic streaming of font subsets: Various embodiments of methods and systems for performing dynamic streaming of font subsets are described. In some embodiments, an application executing on a client device determines that glyphs of a font required to display a content portion of a file are not currently available. The application sends a request for... Agent:

20110115796 - Text rendering and display using composite bitmap images: Some embodiments provide a system for displaying text on a display screen. During operation, the system obtains the text as a composite bitmap image along with a set of word positions associated with words in the composite bitmap image. Next, the system divides the composite bitmap image into a set... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110115799 - Method and system for assembling animated media based on keyword and string input: One aspect of the invention is a method for automatically assembling an animation. According to this embodiment, the method includes accepting at least one input keyword relating to a subject for the animation and accessing a set of templates. In this embodiment, each template generates a different type of output,... Agent: Qwiki, Inc.

20110115798 - Methods and systems for creating speech-enabled avatars: Methods and systems for creating speech-enabled as avatars are provided in accordance with some embodiments, methods for creating speech-enabled avatars are provided, the method comprising; receiving a single image that includes a face with distinct facial geometry; comparing points on the distinct facial geometry with corresponding points on a prototype... Agent:

20110115800 - Methods and systems for selective implementation of progressive display techniques: The present disclosure relates to systems and methods for selective implementation of progressive display techniques based on a number of frames displayed in a window. A first hooking component identifies for a window displaying first application data on a local computing device a number of frames to be displayed in... Agent:

20110115801 - Personal electronic device with display switching: A novel personal electronic device includes a first (embedded) and second (non-embedded) processors including associated operating systems and functions. In one aspect, the first processor performs relatively limited functions, while the second processor performs relatively broader functions under control of the first processor. Often the second processor requires more power... Agent: Dualcor Technologies, Inc.

20110115802 - Processing unit that enables asynchronous task dispatch: A processing unit that includes a plurality of virtual engines and a shader core. The plurality of virtual engines is configured to (i) receive, from an operating system (OS), a plurality of tasks substantially in parallel with each other and (ii) load a set of state data associated with each... Agent:

20110115803 - Integrated circuit device and electronic device: An integrated circuit device includes: a memory controller; and a read-modify-write circuit, when the number of bits of each pixel of a first image data is N (N is a natural number), the number of rewrite unit bits of the first image data is M (M is a natural number... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110115804 - Methods and apparatus for image processing at pixel rate: Embodiments of the present invention provide for improved timing control in 2-D image processing to maintain a constant rate of memory fetches and pixel outputs even when the processing operations transition to a new line or frame of pixels. A one-to-one relationship between incoming pixel rate and outgoing pixel rate... Agent: Analog Devices, Inc.

20110115805 - Method for displaying information and display apparatus: A method for displaying time information and a display apparatus are provided. According to the method, a map image divided by a plurality of grids may be displayed and one of the grids on the displayed map image may be selected. Further, information about display target areas may be displayed... Agent:

20110115806 - High-compression texture mapping: Embodiments provide texture compression with high compression ratios and low decompression times. Some embodiments partition a texture map into texel blocks. The number of blocks is reduced until a compression threshold is reached, and the resulting blocks are stored as a codebook. An index array is generated by associating each... Agent:

20110115808 - Display apparatus and method of adjusting image quality thereof: A display apparatus and a method of adjusting image quality of a display apparatus which displays an image on the basis of an image signal are provided. The display apparatus includes a signal processor that processes an image signal; a display unit that displays an image based on the image... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115807 - List searching method and portable device using the same: A method and a portable device controls output of a display unit to display information accurately and clearly regardless of a background image. Disclosed is an arrangement for calculating a difference between an arbitrary expression value of an arbitrary screen configuration element to be displayed on a given area of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115809 - Method and system for improved internet color: The present invention provides a technique for providing color corrected images to a user over a network. In particular, the present invention allows multiple image providers to provide color corrected images to a user when the user's computer and its associated devices are not calibrated and/or characterized, or the calibration... Agent:

20110115810 - Gaming device having a color reduction filter and related methods: Various embodiments are directed to gaming devices utilizing a color reduction filter. In one embodiment, the color reduction filter reduces the number of unique colors in a digital image presented on a gaming device from N to M where N>M. The color reduction filter maintains the color palette and clarity... Agent: Bally Gaming, Inc.

20110115811 - System and method for expanding color gamut: A system for expanding color gamut includes: a signal input unit configured to input color information of pixels; a forward transform unit configured to transform the color information of pixels to L, a and b values in a linear Lab color space; a color gamut expansion unit configured to receive... Agent: Phoebus Vision Opt-elec Tech Co., Ltd

20110115812 - Method for colorization of point cloud data based on radiometric imagery: Systems and methods for improving visualization and interpretation of spatial data of a location are provided. In the method, a first radiometric image and three-dimensional (3-D) point cloud data registered (306) and the radiometric image is divided into a first plurality of image regions (308). Afterwards, one or more cloud... Agent: Harris Corporation

20110115813 - Graphics rendering device, graphics rendering method, graphics rendering program, recording medium with graphics rendering program stored thereon, integrated circuit for graphics rendering: Provided is a graphics rendering device that includes a frame data generation unit, access pattern setting unit, and frame data writing unit. The frame data generation unit generates, from part of stencil data, a part of frame data composed of a piece of second pixel information corresponding to a predetermined... Agent:

20110115814 - Gesture-controlled data visualization: Architecture that establishes a set of gestural movements that can be made by a finger (by any other input device) on a touch display that allows a presenter to perform basic analytic functions of a data visualization such as a chart or a graph having one or more graphical elements... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110115815 - Methods and systems for image enhancement: Aspects of the present invention are related to systems and methods for improving content visibility on a liquid crystal display (LCD) under low-contrast viewing conditions. According to one aspect of the present invention an enhanced image may be formed by combining a key-feature map associated with an input image and... Agent:

20110115816 - Augmented reality building operations tool: A method (700) for providing an augmented reality operations tool to a mobile client (642) positioned in a building (604). The method (700) includes, with a server (660), receiving (720) from the client (642) an augmented reality request for building system equipment (612) managed by an energy management system (EMS)... Agent: Alliance For Sustainable Energy, LLC.

20110115817 - Method and apparatus for operating a display unit of a mobile device: A method and apparatus that can display an additional display region in a display area on a display unit are provided. The method and apparatus are configured in such a way as to provide a display area and an additional display region. The display area is displayed on the display... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110115818 - Display apparatus, client, image display system including the same, and image displaying method: Disclosed are a display apparatus, a client, an image display system including the same, and an image display method. The display apparatus includes a communication unit which communicates with at least one client; and a controller which receives server software for displaying a sharing image and at least one personal... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110115819 - Mobile wireless communications device displaying textual content by varying fonts using rapid serial visual presentation and associated methods: A mobile wireless communications device includes a wireless transceiver, a display having an available display area and a memory. A processor cooperates with the wireless transceiver for downloading textual content having a plurality of words and storing the textual content in the memory. The processor also cooperating with the memory... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110115820 - Information processing apparatus, information processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a detection unit configured to detect an operation input in a predetermined operation direction, and a display control unit configured to display, on a display unit, first auxiliary information indicating the predetermined operation direction and second auxiliary information indicating a movement direction of display information... Agent:

20110115821 - Control method, control device and electronic device: A control method for an electronic device includes detecting a distance between an object and a reference point of the electronic device, and generating a control command for the electronic device according to the distance between the object and the reference point, in order to control the electronic device to... Agent:

20110115823 - Interactive projector system and method: An interactive image projecting device that projects an image onto a display surface and controls the projected image based upon movement of the image projecting device or the detection of another image. The image projecting device includes a projector that generates an image from a control unit. The device includes... Agent:

20110115822 - Mobile terminal and map searching method thereof: Disclosed are a mobile terminal and a map searching method thereof, the mobile terminal including a communication unit configured to receive map data, a display unit configured to display the map data, the display unit configured as a touch screen, and a controller configured such that when a touch input... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110115825 - Electronic sticky note system, information processing terminal, method for processing electronic sticky note, medium storing program, and data structure of electronic sticky note: Provided is a technology enable to associate electronic sticky data with any application and to execute the application. An electronic sticky note system includes display means for displaying an electronic sticky note, storage means for storing sticky note information which includes header information to be displayed in a display area... Agent:

20110115824 - Multimedia codec system and method providing bink support: Various embodiments disclosed herein are directed to an audio/video codec engine system and method for a gaming machine. The method displays content using a multimedia codec engine system with BINK support. The method includes: loading a multimedia file into memory from a disk; decoding a frame from memory to the... Agent: Bally Gaming, Inc.

20110115828 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device comprises a optical member, a plurality of light sources to illuminate the optical member, a representative determining part to determine representative values of image blocks based on image signals applied to the image blocks, wherein the image blocks are arranged in a matrix and correspond to portions... Agent:

20110115832 - Display device and driving method thereof: A display device includes: a panel including a plurality of pixel circuits, each of the pixel circuits including a light emitting element having one end coupled to a first voltage source for supplying a first voltage and another end coupled to a second voltage source for supplying a second voltage;... Agent:

20110115829 - Image display apparatus and control apparatus thereof: The present invention relates to an image display apparatus that can display high-quality images, and its controlling apparatus. A backlight section (20) has a plurality of light sources which are disposed such that a plurality of light emitting areas are formed, and in which a light emission brightness value is... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110115826 - Image display device: An area active drive processing unit (15) obtains liquid crystal data (32) used for driving a liquid crystal panel (11) and LED data (33) used for driving backlight (13) from an input image (31). In order to obtain the LED data (33), the input image (31) is divided into areas,... Agent:

20110115827 - Image display device and image display method: In at least one embodiment of the present invention, display is performed with high color reproducibility by a display device that performs area active drive. An LED output value calculating unit obtains LED data representing the luminances upon light emission of LEDs provided for respective areas, based on an input... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110115831 - Multivision display device and driving method therefor: A multivision display device in which adjacent display panels are partially overlapped with each other, so that portions at which an image is inconsecutive are not produced on a screen, and a driving method for the multivision display device. The multivision display device includes a first display panel and a... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110115830 - Organic light emitting display and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display includes a display unit divided into a plurality of fields (regions), data and scan drivers, a power supply, and a driving voltage calculator. The display unit has a plurality of cathode electrodes corresponding to the respective fields, and is configured to display an image in... Agent:

20110115833 - Portable terminal and luminance adjustment program: A portable terminal having a camera includes a display unit which displays an image captured by the camera, the display unit is located so that an exposure range illuminated with display light of the display unit and at least a part of an capturing range captured by the camera overlap... Agent: Fujitsu Limited

20110115834 - Charge pump and display driving system including the same: Provided is a boosting voltage generating element used in a semiconductor integrated circuit, more particularly, is a charge pump. The charge pump includes a first converting unit and a second converting unit. The first converting unit is configured to receive a first voltage in response to a first clock signal... Agent:

20110115836 - Color management method and device: The embodiments of the present invention relate to a color management method and device, the method comprises: RGB values is acquired from image signal inputted from external device; the corresponding transmittance of red pixel, transmittance of green pixel, and transmittance of blue pixel are calculated with an formula according to... Agent: Boe Technology Group Co., Ltd.

20110115838 - Liquid crystal display device and liquid crystal display unit: At least one of a first control circuit (60) for controlling a liquid crystal display component (30) and a second control circuit (64) for controlling a light source unit (40) is provided in an area (R1) demarcated by a plane including a front face (32) of the liquid crystal display... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110115837 - Monitor retraining device: A monitor retraining device includes a handheld housing, a controller disposed within the housing, and a connector connected to the controller and connectable directly to a monitor having a screen. The controller has a first state wherein the controller provides an output signal to the connector to cause the monitor... Agent:

20110115835 - Pixel circuit and organic light- emitting diode display using the pixel circuit: A pixel circuit and an organic light emitting diode (OLED) display including the pixel circuit. The pixel circuit includes an organic light emitting diode OLED having an anode; a storage capacitor having a terminal connected to a first electric power and another terminal connected to a first node; a third... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110115839 - Display device and electronic device including the same: A display device includes a pixel portion including a plurality of pixels each including a first transistor, a second transistor, and a light-emitting element, in which a gate of the first transistor is electrically connected to a scan line, one of a source and a drain of the first transistor... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

  
05/12/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20110109526 - Multi-screen image display: Techniques are described for displaying information over multiple display panels. The appearance of multiple points-of-view may be used to display information that would not be displayed because the information corresponds to a gap between the display panels. The appearance of multiple points-of-view may be provided such that information not displayed... Agent: Qualcomm Incorporated

20110109527 - Display device: A display apparatus includes a first liquid-crystal display panel, a second liquid-crystal display panel, and a control unit that controls display of an image on the first and second liquid-crystal display panels, and the control unit includes a first image display part causing a first image including a low density... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110109528 - Wearable display apparatus: A wearable display adopting a diffractive optical system includes a light source unit to emit light of a plurality of colors having wavelength bands which do not overlap each other; a light guide plate including a light guide portion to guide light incident from the light source unit by reflection,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110109529 - Display systems having screens with optical fluorescent materials: Fluorescent screens and display systems and devices based on such screens using at least one excitation optical beam to excite one or more fluorescent materials on a screen which emit light to form images. The fluorescent materials may include phosphor materials and non-phosphor materials such as quantum dots. A screen... Agent: Prysm, Inc.

20110109530 - Plasma processing device and method of monitoring discharge state in plasma processing device: An object is to provide a plasma processing device capable of properly monitoring a state of plasma discharge and detecting a precursor to abnormal discharge, and a method of monitoring the state of discharge in the plasma processing device. In analysis processing for monitoring executed by detecting, by a signal... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110109532 - Organic light emitting diode display and method for manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting diode (OLED) display and a method for manufacturing the same are described. An exemplary embodiment provides an OLED display including: a substrate including a plurality of pixel areas; a light emitting unit including an organic light emitting diode and a plurality of first thin film transistors,... Agent:

20110109531 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel includes: an organic light emitting diode including an anode electrode and a cathode electrode, where the cathode electrode is connected with a second power supply; a first transistor including a gate electrode, where the first transistor is connected between a first power supply and the organic light emitting... Agent:

20110109533 - Surface light source device and display: There is provided a surface light source device having a configuration where light sources are arranged on both of a pair of side surfaces of a light guide plate and allowed to independently form nonuniform light emission intensity distributions in which light emission intensity is lower and higher at places... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110109534 - Electronic paper display device and method of manufacturing the same: There is provided an electronic paper display device and a method of manufacturing the same. An electronic paper display device according to an aspect of the invention may include: first and second electrodes facing each other; an elastomer matrix provided between the first and second electrodes and having one or... Agent: Samsung Electro-mechanics Co., Ltd.

20110109535 - Display device: A direct-viewing type display device includes: a display panel 10 having a display region 10A and a frame region 10F provided outside the display region, with a boundary extending along a first direction between the display region and the frame region, the display region having a plurality of pixels arrayed... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110109536 - Liquid crystal display and method for testing same: A liquid crystal display (LCD) includes an interface circuit configured to provide a test enable signal when the liquid crystal display is in a test mode; a timing control circuit configured to provide build in system test (BIST) data signals corresponding to at least one predetermined BIST image and a... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110109537 - Backlight control for display devices: A display device backlight comprises at least one LED and a control circuit for controlling the brightness of the LED, wherein the control circuit comprises a drive transistor for driving a current through the LED and a pulse width modulation circuit for controlling the timing of operation of the drive... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20110109540 - Accelerometer-based tapping user interface: A CE device for, e.g., displaying the time can incorporate an accelerometer to provide various features and enhancements. For example, tapping of the housing as sensed by the accelerometer may be used for controlling various application modes of the device.... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110109539 - Behavior recognition system and method by combining image and speech: A behavior recognition system and method by combining an image and a speech are provided. The system includes a data analyzing module, a database, and a calculating module. A plurality of image-and-speech relation modules is stored in the database. Each image-and-speech relation module includes a feature extraction parameter and an... Agent:

20110109541 - Display control device for remote control device: A display control device for a remote control device is disclosed. The display control device is configured to have connection with a display device and a remote control device spaced apart from each other. The display device is configured to display an operation screen having multiple icons for accepting an... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110109538 - Environment sensitive display tags: This is directed to dynamic tags or screen savers for display on an electronic device. The tags can include several dynamic elements that move across the display. The particular characteristics of the elements can be controlled in part by the output of one or more sensors detecting the environment of... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110109542 - Image display device and method of controlling the same: An image display device includes: a first audio signal input terminal to which a first audio signal is input from a microphone; and a control section adapted to control power supply from a power supply circuit to the microphone based on type information indicative of whether a type of the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110109543 - Method and apparatus for displaying navigational views on a portable device: A portable device (100) includes an orientation engine (118) and a display controller (106). The display controller displays a navigational view on a first display (102). Upon detecting a reorientation of the device (610), the display control displays a second navigational view (204). The second navigational view is related to... Agent: Motorola-mobility, Inc.

20110109544 - Display control device for remote control device: A display control device for a remote control device is disclosed. The display control device is connected with a display device for displaying an operation screen having multiple icons and a remote control device spaced apart form the display device. The display control device performs display control in the following... Agent: Nippon Soken, Inc.

20110109546 - Accelerometer-based touchscreen user interface: A CE device for, e.g., displaying the time can incorporate an accelerometer to provide various features and enhancements. For example, tilting of the housing as sensed by the accelerometer may be used for controlling a volume output by an audio display, and/or for controlling a position of a screen cursor... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110109545 - Pointer and controller based on spherical coordinates system and system for use: A hand-held pointing device for manipulating an object on a display is disclosed. The device is constructed from at least one accelerometer and at least one linear input element. The accelerometer or accelerometers generate a pitch signal and a roll signal. These pitch and roll signals are used to determine... Agent: Pierre Touma

20110109547 - Position remote control system for widget: A position remote control system for a widget is disclosed. The position remote control system is utilized for controlling positions of a plurality of widgets on a display device, and includes a remote controller for selecting one of the plurality of widgets and a corresponding target position and accordingly generating... Agent:

20110109548 - Systems and methods for motion recognition with minimum delay: Techniques for performing motion recognition with minimum delay are disclosed. A processing unit is provided to receive motion signals from at least one motion sensing device, where the motion signal describes motions made by a user. The processing unit is configured to access a set of prototypes included in a... Agent: Ailive, Inc.

20110109549 - Control system for a remote vehicle: A system for controlling a remote vehicle, the system comprising: a hand-held controller having a plurality of buttons; a display including a graphical user interface having soft buttons; and a processor in communication with the hand-held controller and the display. Buttons of the hand-held controller are mapped to soft buttons... Agent: Irobot Corporation

20110109550 - Keyboard/mouse set and computer system using same: A computer system includes a host, a screen and a keyboard/mouse set. The host is used for controlling operations of the computer system. The display screen is used for showing an operating frame of the computer system. A cursor is shown on the operating frame. The mouse could control a... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20110109552 - Multi-touch multi-dimensional mouse: A method for combining at least two touch signals in a computer system is disclosed. The method includes receiving touch signals from two touch pads and creating at least two touch signals having coordinates in the same coordinate system. Then, using these coordinates, a computer system generates a touch command... Agent: Primax Electronics Ltd.

20110109551 - Promotional mouse pre-loaded to launch pre-selected website: The present invention provides a computer mouse that provides a one-touch access to a preselected website on the Internet. The computer mouse comprises a shell having a label or other indicia corresponding to a preselected website arranged on the shell, a communication interface for connecting with the computer, and a... Agent:

20110109553 - Wireless touchpad mouse: A wireless touchpad mouse includes a housing defining a start-up region and a control module mounted in the housing. When the user touches a start-up region of the housing, a switch unit is switched on. When received the switching signal from the switch unit and a static signal from a... Agent:

20110109554 - Interactive display device and method, using a detection camera and optical pointer: In an interactive display device and method, a video projector projects an image on a screen. An optical pointer includes a mouse click signal input button and a light source emitting a light beam for pointing to the screen to form a light mark. A detection camera acquires an image... Agent: Optinnova

20110109555 - Interface system including trackball: A user interface system includes a display, a user interface including a trackball, a brake assembly configured to cooperate with the trackball to limit rotational movement of the trackball to about predetermined axes, and a control system in electrical communication with the display, the user interface, and the brake assembly.... Agent: Honda Motor Co., Ltd.

20110109557 - Automatic enablement and disablement of a cursor mover: A computer system includes a keyboard having at least one cursor mover, and at least one sensor. The sensor can detect whether a hand is near the sensor. When the sensor fails to detect a hand near the sensor, at least one cursor mover is enabled.... Agent:

20110109556 - Specialized keys and arrangements thereof for electronic devices: Embodiments of the invention provide an electronic device, such as a laptop PC, with a keyboard having specialized keys. The specialized keys according to embodiments of the invention are chamfer-less, configured with a larger, “D” shaped striking surface having a concavity therein.... Agent: Lenovo (singapore) Pte. Ltd.

20110109558 - Button extension type letter input system for touch screen: A method for inputting key-extension letters is provided. The method is adapted to a touch screen installed to a mobile device or a stationary communication device. The method includes: (1) allocating representative letters to 12 keys, including the number, * and # keys, or to a corresponding number of keys,... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110109559 - Computer input system and input method thereof: A computer input system and an input method thereof are disclosed. The computer input system includes a storage unit, a representative number obtaining module and a coding module. The storage unit stores four carry radices, and the four carry radix have one-to-one correspondences to an amount of initial consonants, an... Agent: Asustek Computer Inc.

20110109560 - Audio/visual device touch-based user interface: A user interface for an audio/visual device incorporates one or both of a touch sensor having a touch surface on which is defined a racetrack surface having a ring shape and a display element on which is displayed a racetrack menu also having a ring shape, and where the user... Agent:

20110109565 - Cordinate locating method, coordinate locating device, and display apparatus comprising the coordinate locating device: A coordinate locating device capable of locating the coordinates of two or more objects is provided for a display apparatus. The coordinate locating device includes a first detector arranged together with a first light source at a first corner of the coordinate locating device, a second detector arranged together with... Agent: Hong Kong Applied Science And Technology Research Institute Co. Ltd.

20110109562 - Decorating frame of touch panel: A decorating frame is formed to a touch panel having a touch sensing unit arranged insulated between a flexible top plate and a substrate. The sensing signal is conducted to a signal processing circuit through conducting wires arranged to edges of the touch sensing unit. The top plate, substrate, and... Agent:

20110109581 - Digital image processing device and associated methodology of performing touch-based image scaling: A digital image processing device is provided that improves operability when performing a scaling up/scaling down operation. Based on a single trajectory when a touch position on a display screen of a display portion moves, a center point and ratio used to scale up or scale down the image are... Agent:

20110109578 - Display and control device for a motor vehicle and method for operating the same: A display device (3) is coupled to a touch-sensitive position detection unit (5) and a control unit (6) is coupled to the display device (3) and the position detection unit (5). The control unit has an evaluation logic (8) that evaluates touched positions (9) detected by the position detection unit... Agent:

20110109582 - Display device: Provided is a reflective type display device which can display handwritten image at a practical speed regardless of the handwriting input timing, without degrading the display characteristic of electrochemical display elements. The reflective type display device comprises: a first memory for storing a value X of the next display density... Agent: Konica Minolta Holdings, Inc.

20110109569 - Electronic device capable of controlling led backlight modules and method thereof: A method for controlling light-emitting diode (LED) backlight modules applied in an electronic device is provided. The electronic device includes a first display and a second display. The second display includes at least two display areas. Each display area corresponds to one LED backlight module, and each display area displays... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110109563 - Electronic device with dynamically adjusted touch area: A method for adjusting at least a area of a touch screen is provided. The touch panel includes a first touch area and a second touch area, the first touch area is responsive to a stationary touch and corresponds to a first function, and the second touch area is responsive... Agent:

20110109570 - Electronic message board and user interface therefor: A multi-user electronic message board includes a touch-sensor display screen and a processor. The processor is configured for organizing, storing and displaying data pertaining to time management of multiple household users, and for organizing, storing and displaying multiple lists of data related to the management of domestic life.... Agent: Mady Multimedia, Inc.

20110109571 - Haptic feedback apparatus: A haptic feedback screen device include a case, a screen assembled in the case and having a baffling section extending perpendicular from a surface thereof, a piezoelectric vibrator located in the case with two ends thereof fixed to the case being capable of vibrating parallel to the screen. The piezoelectric... Agent:

20110109577 - Method and apparatus with proximity touch detection: An apparatus detecting a proximity touch efficiently identifies a gesture which a user uses in the user's daily life and performs an operation corresponding to the gesture. The apparatus detects a proximity touch of an object and generates a detection signal. The apparatus generates detection information including three-dimensional positional information... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110109575 - Method for cursor motion control by a touchpad to move a cursor on a display screen: A cursor control method using a touchpad triggers an automatic movement signal for a cursor when an object moves from a first defined region into a second defined region of a two-dimensional touch sensor, or when an object stays in the second defined region for a preset duration after it... Agent: Elan Microelectronics Corporation

20110109576 - Method of adapting display parameters of a display device, in particular an on-board display device in an aircraft: c

20110109567 - Mobile terminal and displaying device thereof: A mobile terminal and a displaying method thereof are provided. The mobile terminal includes a first touch screen which displays a first object, a second touch screen which displays a second object, and a controller which controls display of a virtual keypad on the second touch screen when a touch... Agent:

20110109561 - Portable electronic device and method of controlling same: A method includes rendering an interface area for inputting a first plurality of characters associated with a plurality of locations on a touch-sensitive display of a portable electronic device, detecting, by the touch-sensitive display, a first gesture in a first direction on the touch-sensitive display, associating a second set of... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110109568 - Touch display device: A touch display apparatus is disclosed. Without additional touch device, either the reversed AM structure or a conventional PM structure is provided to combine with the human body's conductive properties and the noise-immune sensing circuit design, thereby to achieve the purpose of displaying images and performing multi-touch detection simultaneously. Thus,... Agent:

20110109566 - Touch panel with pdlc film and touch-sensitive display device using same: A touch panel and a touch-sensitive display device capable of providing three-dimensional contact detection are provided. The touch panel includes a first conductive layer, a second conductive layer, and an insulating layer between the first and second conductive layers. The insulating layer includes a polymer dispersed liquid crystal (PDLC) film.... Agent: Innolux Display Corp.

20110109564 - Touch screen input device and method of manufacturing the same: Disclosed is a touch screen input device, which includes a window plate through which a signal is input, a conductive film applied on one surface of the window plate using a conductive polymer, a first adhesive layer applied on one surface of the conductive film, and an anti-noise film applied... Agent:

20110109574 - Touch-based user interface touch sensor power: An apparatus having a touch sensor able to detect the touch of a tip of a digit of a user, having a conductive ring able to detect the approach of the tip towards the touch sensor, having a motion sensor to sense movement of a casing the apparatus, and having... Agent:

20110109572 - Touch-based user interface user operation accuracy enhancement: A user interface for an audio/visual device incorporates a touch sensor having multiple adjacently positioned control surfaces defined thereon by a processing device in which adjacent ones of the control surfaces share boundaries by which a user may move a tip of a digit from one of the control surfaces... Agent:

20110109573 - Touch-based user interface user selection accuracy enhancement: A user interface for an audio/visual device takes measurements of a touch sensor that are indicative of the current position of a tip of a finger of a user against a touch-sensitive surface of the touch sensor on a recurring basis, maintains a predetermined quantity of those measurements in a... Agent:

20110109579 - Touch-sensitive display panel: A touch-sensitive display panel including a first substrate, a second substrate, an active pixel matrix, many driving circuits, many sensing electrodes and many color filter layers is provided. The active pixel matrix includes many pixels. The second substrate has a first surface and a second surface, wherein the first surface... Agent: Wintek Corporation

20110109580 - Wear-resistant touchpads: A touchpad for use with a computing device. The touchpad includes a touch-sensitive element, a cover layer that overlies the touch-sensitive element, and a durable protective coating that has been directly applied to an outer surface of the top layer.... Agent:

20110109583 - Capacitive touch screen panel: Provided is a capacitive touch-screen panel. The capacitive touch-screen panel includes a first substrate having a screen region and an inactive region, a first transparent electrode pattern unit disposed in the screen region of a first lateral surface of the first substrate, a first outer electrode interconnection formed in the... Agent:

20110109589 - Resistive film type touch panel device, program, and method for detecting contact in resistive film type touch panel device: The resistive film type touch panel device includes two resistive films (11, 12) separated via a plurality of fine elastic members and a plurality of local electrodes provided on the two resistive films (11, 12). The number of contact points and the position of the contact point are obtained by... Agent: Pioneer Corporation

20110109584 - Tactile stimulation apparatus having a composite section comprising a semiconducting material: Embodiments of tactile stimulation apparatuses and components of such apparatuses are generally described herein. For example, in one embodiment, a tactile stimulation apparatus is provided. This tactile stimulation apparatus has a composite section comprising an insulation region and a semiconducting region that is proximate to the insulation region. This insulation... Agent:

20110109588 - Tactile stimulation apparatus having a composite section comprising a semiconducting material: Embodiments of tactile stimulation apparatuses and components of such apparatuses are generally described herein. For example, in one embodiment, a tactile stimulation apparatus is provided. This tactile stimulation apparatus has a composite section comprising an insulation region and a semiconducting region that is proximate to the insulation region. This insulation... Agent: Senseg Ltd.

20110109585 - Touch screen and method for compensating sensing capacitance variations and offset variations thereof: Provided are a touch screen and a method for compensating sensing capacitance variations and offset variations thereof. The touch screen includes: a touch panel where a plurality of driving lines and a plurality of sensing lines intersect and are wired; a driving unit for activating the driving lines sequentially; an... Agent: Industry-university Cooperation Foundation Hanyang Univ.

20110109586 - Touch-based user interface conductive rings: An apparatus in which an outer conductive ring surrounds the periphery of a touch-sensitive surface of a touch sensor serving as a manually-operable control, wherein a portion of the outer conductive ring is also between the touch-sensitive surface and another manually-operable control that lacks the ability to sense the mere... Agent:

20110109587 - Touch-based user interface corner conductive pad: A touch sensor employing capacitive sensing technology in which a series of conductive pads enabling the detection of levels of capacitance imparted to each of the conductive pads as a result of the close proximity of a tip of a digit of a user, in which adjacent pairs of the... Agent:

20110109590 - Window panel integrated capacitive-type touch sensor and a fabrication method therefor: The present invention relates to a capacitive touch sensor and, more particulaly, to a capacitive touch sensor integrated with window panel. The capacitive touch sensor integrated with window panel according to the present invention a transparent window panel substrate; a non-conductive opaque decorative layer formed on a surface of the... Agent:

20110109592 - Display device: The display device has a display panel where a photosensor and a transistor including an oxide semiconductor layer are arranged. The display device detects a shadow of the object, which is projected on the display panel when the object approaches the display panel and blocks ambient light, with a photosensor,... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110109593 - Semiconductor device: An object is to reduce noise caused by variations in characteristics of photosensors provided for each pixel in a display panel having an image capturing function by the photosensors and to provide an image with high precision. A display device includes a display panel including photosensors arranged in matrix and... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110109591 - Touch panel and driving method of touch panel: Disclosed is a touch panel including a plurality of pixels each including a display element and a photosensor. The display element includes a transistor having an oxide semiconductor layer. The photosensor includes a photodiode, a first transistor, and a second transistor, and the first and second transistors include an oxide... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110109594 - Touch screen overlay for mobile devices to facilitate accuracy and speed of data entry: A touch target array overlay that can be associated with a surface of a touch screen of a mobile or fixed device is provided. The touch target array may be translucent transparent or opaque and may have tactile features. The touch target array may include a base member and a... Agent:

20110109595 - Handwriting regions keyed to a data receptor: Embodiments include an article of manufacture, apparatus, device, system, computer-program product, and method. In an embodiment, an article of manufacture includes a writing surface having at least two regions that accept handwriting. Each region of the at least two regions that accept handwriting respectively includes a unique user-understandable identifier and... Agent:

20110109599 - Apparatus for scan driving: A scan driving apparatus, includes a first scan driving unit coupled to a second scan driving unit, the first scan driving unit receives a first start signal, a first clock signal, a second clock signal, and sequentially outputs the first clock signal as a first scan, and outputs the first... Agent:

20110109601 - Display device: Provided is a display device including a photoreception unit on an active matrix substrate in correspondence with one or two or more pixels, and a driving unit that drives the photoreception unit. The photoreception unit includes a photodiode, a capacitor that accumulates a charge in accordance with the electrical signal... Agent:

20110109597 - Display driver, method of operating the same, and display device including the same: A display driver to output blanking data to a display panel in response to a hardware reset signal applied while image data is being displayed on the display panel. Additionally, a method of operating a display driver includes supplying image data to a display panel, and supplying blanking data to... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110109603 - 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: Au Optronics Corp.

20110109602 - Fault detection apparatus for alphanumeric display system and method of detecting a fault: A fault detection apparatus comprises a signal translation stage having an input arranged to receive an input waveform derived from a signal for a capacitive load. The signal translation stage is arranged to generate a translated output signal representative of at least an aspect of the input waveform. The apparatus... Agent: Freescale Semiconductor, Inc.

20110109596 - Flat display device with light shielding layer: A flat display device in which a semi-transparent non-display area is processed to be non-transparent for preventing a display area from being reduced and fabricating a thinner flat display device is disclosed. The flat display device includes a first substrate having a display area with a pixel matrix formed therein... Agent:

20110109600 - Image display apparatus to which plurality of image sources can be connected: When a history image display mode is performed, a display region of a display unit of a projector is divided into a plurality of windows. In a main window, an image based on a currently selected image signal is displayed. In a plurality of sub windows, history images as images... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110109598 - Pixel and organic light emitting display device using the same: A pixel for an organic light emitting display is disclosed. The pixel is configured to provide a current to an organic light emitting diode which is substantially independent of a voltage threshold of the driving transistor of the circuit.... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co.

20110109604 - Light-emitting device: p

20110109605 - Display device with image pickup function, driving method, and electronic device: A display device with an image pickup function includes: a plurality of pixel signal lines each supplied with a pixel signal; a plurality of display pixels each performing a display operation based on the pixel signal; and a plurality of image pickup elements each including a photo-detector and a capacitor,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110109606 - Terminal device and backlight illumination method for display thereof: A terminal device includes a display (1) displaying information, a backlight control unit (3) controlling backlight luminance of the display, an illuminance sensor (4) detecting a surrounding brightness, an opening/closing detection unit(5) detecting opening or closing of the housing, a memory (6) storing a predetermined luminance value and a luminance... Agent:

20110109610 - Display device and electronic apparatus: A display device includes: pixel circuits; a signal electric potential generating unit generating a first signal electric potential used for increasing the number of gray scales of luminance of light emission of the pixel circuits and a second signal electric potential equal to or higher than the first signal electric... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110109609 - Display device and manufacturing method thereof: A touch sensitive display device utilizing infrared ray sensing transistors. The transistors are configured, and comprise specified materials, to allow them to be formed with fewer photolithography processes, reducing cost and manufacturing time.... Agent:

20110109607 - Display module and applications of the same: A display module is provided, which includes a first and a second substrates, a transparent type solar cell, a display device, an electric power storage device, a driving circuit and a power supply transfer switch. In the display module, the first substrate, the transparent type solar cell, the display device... Agent: Industrial Technology Research Institute

20110109613 - Mobile device, battery pack, semiconductor device, display control method, and display control program: A mobile device includes a plurality of applications and is driven by a chargeable and dischargeable secondary battery to perform the applications. The mobile device includes a remaining quantity detecting unit which detects a remaining quantity of the secondary battery, a current consumption computing unit which computes a current consumption... Agent: Mitsumi Electric Co., Ltd.

20110109608 - Multi display system, display device, and driving method thereof: A multi-display system, a display device and a driving method thereof are provided. A multi-display system includes: a first display device which determines whether a video signal is input to the first display device, outputs a control signal which indicates whether the video signal is input to the first display... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110109612 - Sharing switch tfts in pixel circuits: A circuit and driving technique to improve the display resolution of an AMOLED display. Sharing of switch transistors between several sub-pixels in the display leads to improved manufacturing yield by minimizing the number of transistors used. The method also allows for conventional sequential scan driving to be used. The circuit... Agent: Ignis Innovation Inc.

20110109611 - Surface-emitting display device: This invention provides a surface-emitting display device comprising a plurality of power supply lines 21 connected to a plurality of pixel circuits, respectively, and a power supply bus 22 having a power supply terminal 23 and connected to end portions of the plurality of power supply lines 21 at a... Agent: Fuji Electric Holdings Co., Ltd.

20110109614 - Driving circuit and method of light emitting diode: A driving circuit and a driving method of an light emitting diode (LED) are provided. The driving circuit includes a current source, a voltage source, a voltage detecting unit, a memory unit, and a control unit. The voltage detecting unit detects a present voltage value of the LED. The memory... Agent: Silicon Touch Technology Inc.

20110109615 - Energy saving driving sequence for a display: A method of writing a display image to a display having an array of pixels according to a selected driving sequence. One driving sequence includes addressing each color row in a line of the array in a sequence before addressing a second line. Another driving sequence includes addressing a first... Agent: Qualcomm Mems Technologies, Inc.

20110109625 - Drawing processing apparatus, texture processing apparatus, and tessellation method: A drawing processing apparatus for performing tessellation processing, comprising a pixel shader and a texture unit. An internal division operation part of the pixel shader issues texture load instructions to the texture unit, specifying parametric coordinate values of a patch of a parametric surface, and thereby acquires internal division factors... Agent: Sony Computer Entertainment Inc.

20110109619 - Image display apparatus and image display method thereof: An image display apparatus and an image display method where the image display apparatus according to an embodiment displays a main screen and a sub-screen having a different depth or slope from the main screen so as to create the illusion of depth and distance.... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110109620 - Image processing apparatus and method for enhancing depth perception: An image processing apparatus and a method for enhancing depth are disclosed. The image processing apparatus may classify an input image into a foreground layer, a middle layer, a background layer, may calculate a representative color of each of the classified layers, and perform rendering of a color stereoscopy of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110109626 - Method and apparatus for segmenting an image in order to locate a part thereof: A method is disclosed to automatically segment 3D and higher-dimensional images into two subsets without user intervention, with no topological restriction on the solution, and in such a way that the solution is an optimal in a precisely defined optimization criterion, including an exactly defined degree of smoothness. A minimum-cut... Agent: New York University

20110109618 - Method of displaying navigation data in 3d: A computer arrangement including a processor and memory accessible for the processor is disclosed. In at least one embodiment, the memory includes a computer program including data and instructions arranged to allow the processor to: a) obtain an image to be displayed, b) obtain depth information relating to the image,... Agent:

20110109623 - Parallax barrier filter: There is provided a parallax barrier filter realizing far higher brightness than a conventional barrier filter. A large number of apertures 12 are arranged obliquely and at equal intervals in a parallax barrier filter 10 of a five-parallax type. For a five-parallax type, the apertures 12 are rectangles with the... Agent:

20110109624 - Power saving in mobile devices by optimizing frame rate output: Embodiments of the present disclosure provide a method comprising providing 2-D or 3-D graphics content to a graphics processing module; processing the graphics content to generate a stream of images (e.g., three dimensional images and/or two dimensional images) for display, the stream having a frame rate; and governing a rate... Agent:

20110109622 - Stereoscopic liquid crystal display device having touch panel and method for manufacturing the same: A stereoscopic liquid crystal display device having a touch panel and a method for manufacturing the same, wherein a stable touch detection can be performed without influencing the operation of a neighboring display panel or an electrically-driven liquid crystal lens, are disclosed.... Agent:

20110109621 - System and method for designing an insert based on a three dimensional image of a foot: In embodiments of the present invention improved capabilities are described for a method and system for designing a support device for a foot. The method and system may include a scanner for obtaining a two-dimensional image of the surface of a foot; an image processing facility for converting the two-dimensional... Agent: Pal Health Technology

20110109616 - Three-dimensional modeling of the oral cavity: A method for creating three-dimensional models of intra-oral scenes features. The intra-oral scene is illuminated by a two-dimensional array of structured illumination points, with anti-aliasing achieved by using stored two-dimensional patterns of pixels for anti-aliasing. Using a single camera to form images reduces the amount of apparatus necessary to introduce... Agent:

20110109617 - Visualizing depth: An image such as a depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device. The image may then be analyzed to identify one or more targets within the scene. When a target is identified, vertices may be generated. A mesh model may then be created... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110109627 - Method and apparatus for three-dimensional visualization and analysis for automatic non-destructive examination of a solid rotor using ultrasonic phased array: A method and apparatus for three-dimensional visualization and analysis for automatic non-destructive examination of a solid Rotor using ultrasonic phased array is disclosed. Data is acquired by scanning a solid rotor with a phased array ultrasound transducer producing a plurality of two dimensional ultrasound scans. Each of a plurality of... Agent: Siemens Energy, Inc.

20110109628 - Method for producing an effect on virtual objects: A method of affecting the virtual objects, disposing a first group of blocks of identification in real three-dimensional space; shaping, in real three-dimensional space, the real physical base system of the coordinates fixed to a space position of blocks of identification of the first group; spotting coordinates of working area... Agent:

20110109629 - Rendering improvement for 3d display: A method of creating image data, the image data suitable for use with an autostereoscopic display, the method comprising taking a plurality of samples of a 3D scene, each sample taken for the combination of a pixel on a 2D display and an aperture of the autostereoscopic display, wherein the... Agent: Setred As

20110109630 - Preparation and presentation of patient-individual panoramic visualizations: The invention relates to a method for generating and presenting a panorama image of a jaw region, wherein first a set of volume data representing the jaw region of a patient is generated by means of a tomographic method, wherein the volume data is composed of a plurality of individual... Agent: Sicat Gmbh & Co. Kg

20110109631 - System and method for performing volume rendering using shadow calculation: A method and a system are provided for performing volume rendering a 3D array of image data to produce images with an increased spatial information and thus increase the usefulness of the generated images.... Agent:

20110109632 - Rule based visualization mechanism: A visualization mechanism may use two sets of rules having different priorities to generate points of interest for a dataset, and display the dataset with labels for the points of interest. The first set of rules may identify and label points of interest by various mechanisms, including analysis of the... Agent:

20110109633 - System and method for visualizing data corresponding to physical objects: There is provided a system and method for providing a visualization of data describing a physical structure, the data relating to a plurality of properties that each vary along a segment of a curved path. An exemplary method comprises defining a plurality of display locations, each of which is adapted... Agent:

20110109635 - Animations: At least certain embodiments of the present disclosure include a method for animating a display region, windows, or views displayed on a display of a device. The method includes starting at least two animations. The method further includes determining the progress of each animation. The method further includes completing each... Agent:

20110109634 - Portable electronic device and method of information rendering on portable electronic device: A portable electronic device-implemented method includes rendering information on a display of the portable electronic device, detecting receipt of an initiating input, and rendering a band, including at least one field, along an edge of the display.... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110109636 - Method and system for communicating with external device through processing unit in graphics system: The present invention sets forth a method and system for communicating with an external device through a processing unit in a graphics system of a computing device. In one embodiment, the method comprises allocating a first set of memory buffers having a first memory buffer and a second memory buffer... Agent:

20110109637 - Processing device, processing method and computer readable medium: A processing device has plural processing modules executing a processing; and plural connectors each having a linking section, an associating section, and a controller. The linking section is able to link with at least one other connector at an input side or an output side. The associating section associates the... Agent: Fujifilm Corporation

20110109638 - Restart index that sets a topology: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for reducing overhead associated with transmitting primitive draw commands from memory to a graphics processing unit (GPU). Command pairs comprising an end draw command and a begin draw command associated with a conventional graphics application programming interface (API) are selectively... Agent:

20110109639 - Power savings in a computing device during video playback: Display data and video data are stored within a graphics processing unit to reduce power consumed by the computing device during video playback. Storing display data and video data within the GPU reduces power consumption, because bus transaction activity is reduced and the need to read data from a larger,... Agent:

20110109640 - System and method for sprite capture and creation: A sprite capture and reproduction system for a gaming machine is disclosed. A sprite is a graphic image that can move within a larger graphic image. The system includes a sprite capture component and a sprite reproduction component. The sprite capture component enables capture of a sprite in video memory... Agent: Bally Gaming, Inc.

20110109641 - Information input help sheet, information processing system using the information input help sheet, print-associated output system using the information input help sheet, and calibration method: The technical objective is to provide a simple and low-cost information input help sheet and an information processing system which exhibit a significantly high input accuracy and input efficiency without limiting a mounting object. The information input help sheet comprises an infrared reflection layer which reflects infrared rays from one... Agent:

20110109642 - Method of compositing variable alpha fills supporting group opacity: A method of compositing a plurality of graphic objects with a compositing buffer, is disclosed. The plurality of graphic objects forming a group is attenuated by group opacity and is composited from a top object to a bottom object. Based on a first mask and the group opacity, a second... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110109643 - Monitoring web site content: Systems and methods for monitoring Web page content associated with processing a resource request are provided. A client computing device generates a sample image corresponding to a set of resources rendered in response to a resource request. A processing component, such as an image analysis component, then compares the sample... Agent: Amazon Technologies, Inc.

20110109644 - System and method for performing motion control with display luminance compensation: A system and method for performing motion control measures an effect of luminance variations of a display on captured image data containing motion information with regard to brightness and adjusts the brightness of the image data to compensate the effect of the luminance variations of the display on the image... Agent: Nxp B.v.

20110109645 - Dynamic theme color palette generation: There is provided a method of changing a theme for a user interface of a computer system comprising receiving an identification of an image with which to define a color palette of a theme for rendering elements of a user interface on a color display of the computer system; analysing... Agent:

20110109646 - Cursor for application of image adjustments: Systems and techniques are disclosed for applying an effect to a digital image using a cursor. An effect can be applied to an image at a region under a cursor. The cursor has an outer periphery and an effect indicating periphery within the outer periphery. The outer periphery defines a... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110109647 - Program generation device, program generation method, and computer-readable storage medium: A program generation device (11) for generating a control program for causing a display device (30) to display an image in different display sizes comprises: a determination unit (116) that determines a conversion image size based on the different display sizes of the image; a conversion unit (117) that converts... Agent: Ntt Docomo, Inc.

20110109648 - Apparatus and method for managing marketing: A method that incorporates teachings of the present disclosure may include, for example, the steps of transmitting media content to a group of set top boxes for presentation with an overlay superimposed onto the media content, receiving a first comment from a first set top box of the group of... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20110109649 - Map display device: There are provided: a map display control unit that brings up a map on display at a display monitor; a stormy weather condition information reception unit that receives stormy weather condition information; and a stormy weather condition information display control unit that provides a storm path forecast, indicating a predicted... Agent: Clarion Co., Ltd.

20110109650 - Displaying computer-aided detection information with associated breast tomosynthesis image information: Methods, systems, and related computer program products for processing and displaying computer-aided detection (CAD) information associated with medical breast x-ray images, such as breast x-ray tomosynthesis volumes, are described. An interactive graphical user interface for displaying a tomosynthesis data volume is described that includes a display of a two-dimensional composited... Agent: Hologic, Inc.

20110109651 - Methods and systems for determining efficacy of medicaments: A method and apparatus for determining the efficacy of a medicament for the treatment of wounds or scars. The method comprises selecting first and second scarring site portions wherein said first scarring site portion has been treated with said medicament. A pair of images comprising a first image of said... Agent:

20110109667 - Apparatus and method for controlling white balance of laser display system: The present invention relates to device and method for adjusting white balance in a laser display system, which enables to adjust white balance taking an optical characteristic of a laser beam into account. The device for adjusting white balance in a laser display system, having red, green, and blue laser... Agent:

20110109655 - Backlight and display device using the same: A backlight is provided that can prevent light emitting elements and other circuit components from undergoing degradation due to temperature elevation during backlight operation. A display device utilizing the backlight is also provided. In at least one example embodiment, the backlight is a backlight that is provided on the rear... Agent:

20110109664 - Display device, method for driving the same, and electronic unit: A display device includes: a display section including a plurality of pixels each having a light emitting element and a pixel circuit; and a drive circuit performing display drive on the plurality of pixels through selecting each of the plurality of pixels to write a first signal voltage and a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110109665 - Display driving circuit and display driving system: A display driving circuit (104) comprises a table generating unit (64) which generates a table necessary for driving according to a color representation instruction, based on pallet data which is a driving condition of a display device corresponding to the color representation and according to a time-sequential color representation instruction... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110109662 - Driving apparatus and driving method of liquid crystal display: A driving apparatus for a liquid crystal display, which includes a first pixel, a second pixel and a third pixel that display different colors, includes: an image signal compensation unit that compensates input image signals corresponding to the first pixel, the second pixel, and the third pixel to generate compensated... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110109654 - Flexible display and a method of manufacturing a flexible display: The invention relates to a flexible display comprising a first flexible layer configured to comprise pixels 5 of the flexible display, a second flexible layer superposed on the first flexible layer, which second flexible layer comprises a color filter with a plurality of color elements 1, 2, 3, 4 associated... Agent: Polymer Vision Limited

20110109663 - Illuminating device and display unit: An illuminating device capable of improving display luminance while decreasing light leakage in a range with a large view angle and a display unit are provided. In a light modulation device bonded to a light guide plate, a light modulation layer containing a bulk and microparticles is provided. Both the... Agent: Tohoku University

20110109656 - Image display device and image display system using the same: A display system and method in which light is provided and images are generated by modulating the provided light. At least one of the timing or duty of the provided light may be controlled. By allowing for such control of the provided light an increase in system performance may be... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110109666 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes data lines, a plurality of pixel circuits, and a control circuit which obtains data line potentials which are formed by correcting potentials which allow the respective pixel circuits to display tones. The control circuit obtains the data line potentials such that a correction amount... Agent: Hitachi Displays, Ltd.

20110109658 - Liquid crystal display with dynamic backlight control: A liquid crystal display (LCD) capable of converting input RGB data into RGBW data to provide the RGBW data to a panel. The LCD simultaneously controls the light level of a backlight and the amount of the RGBW data to prevent RGBW picture quality from being damaged in pure color... Agent:

20110109657 - Liquid crystal module and electronic apparatus: A liquid crystal module including a polymer-dispersed liquid crystal device as a component of a transparent display, and an electronic apparatus equipped with the liquid crystal module. The liquid crystal module includes: a liquid crystal panel that performs gradation display between transparent color and white using the polymer-dispersed liquid crystal... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110109661 - Luminance correction system and luminance correction method using the same: A luminance correction system comprises: a data applying unit coupled to a panel of the flat panel display, and configured to apply data including center gamma value information according to a selected luminance mode to the panel; an image analyzing unit configured to analyze an image displayed on the panel... Agent:

20110109652 - Method and system for prediction of gamma characteristics for a display: A method and system for gamma adjustment for average power level dependency displays includes applying gamma controlled functions over a range of values at a plurality of average power levels (APLs) for a display. The gamma controlled functions include coefficients for reconstruction of the gamma controlled functions. Upon a change... Agent:

20110109660 - Organic light emitting display device: An organic light emitting display device includes: pixels at crossing regions of scan lines, light emission control lines, sensing lines, and data lines; a sensor configured to extract deterioration information from organic light emitting diodes included in the pixels during a first sensing period and to extract threshold voltage and... Agent:

20110109653 - Plasma display panel apparatus and driving method of plasma display panel: In a two-phase driving operation that is performed in at least one sub-field when an average luminance level is a predetermined value or more, a first ramp waveform that drops from a first potential to a second potential is applied to a plurality of first electrodes, a second ramp waveform... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110109659 - Plasmonic electronic skin: A method is provided for color tuning a plasmonic device with a color tunable electronic skin. A plasmonic electronic skin is used, including a first substrate, a plasmonic structure, an electrically conductive transparent first electrode layer, an electrically conductive transparent second electrode layer, and a polymer-networked liquid crystal (PNLC) layer... Agent:

20110109668 - Display driving circuit and display driving system: A display driving device (50) which drives a display device of a display channel unit (20) according to a time-sequential color representation instruction from a control device (30) comprises a table generating unit (64) which generates a table necessary for driving according to the color representation instruction based on pallet... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110109669 - Display driving circuit and display driving system: A display driving circuit (50) comprises a table generating unit (64) which generates a table necessary for driving according to a color representation instruction based on pallet data which is a driving condition of a display device corresponding to a color representation and according to the time-sequential color representation instruction... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110109670 - Method and device for driving an active matrix display panel: An active matrix display panel comprises a substrate, an array of pixel circuits being arranged in a matrix of at least one column and a plurality of rows on the substrate, each pixel circuit comprising a light-emitting element, capable of emitting light of an intensity determined by the value of... Agent: Tpo Displays Corp.

  
05/05/2011 > patent applications in patent subcategories. archived by USPTO category

20110102298 - Screen: A screen for displaying commands, functions, operating states, positions, and/or functional states (operating data, data) on machines or systems (system) comprises several partial screens (8.1 to 8.4) that are arranged on a single plane. A complete screen control device (partial screen control device 10.1 to 10.4) encompassing the program for... Agent:

20110102299 - Display configuration method for a remote visualization system: A display method is provided for a remote visualization system (100) including a remote computer (120) and a local computer (140). The method includes the steps of: detecting a quantity of physical displays (160) connected with the local computer (140); specifying a physical display of the physical displays (160) for... Agent: Hewlett-packard Development Company, L. P.

20110102300 - Tiled display system and improvement therein: An imaging system and improvement therein for edge blending a composite image displayed by a plurality of configurable display devices in a tiled display system or between display devices and the surrounding environment, by at least one of modifying one or more light emission characteristics in a region of the... Agent: Christie Digital Systems Usa, Inc.

20110102301 - Display system for meeting room and control method thereof: A display system and a method of controlling the same are provided The display system includes a display apparatus which displays an image based on a received image signal; at least one peripheral device which adjusts an environment peripheral to the display apparatus; at least one state adjusting device which... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102302 - Display device and electronic device: A direct-viewing type display device according to the present invention includes: at least one display panel 10 having a display region 10A and a frame region 10F provided outside the display region, with a boundary extending along the first direction between the display region and the frame region; and at... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110102303 - Display apparatus for vehicle: A vehicular display apparatus displays, as an unreal image at an on-road position in front of a vehicle, a bar-shaped image that indicates a distance from the on-road position to a spot for right/left turn in a guidance route. The unreal image is generated by using a liquid crystal panel... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110102304 - Portable electronic display system for textile applications: A portable electronic display system includes a display module having at least one circuit board with an LED driver, light emitting diodes attached to the circuit board, and at least one terminal board in communication with the LED driver; a processor board having a memory storage element, which is in... Agent:

20110102305 - Light-emitting device: A light-emitting device includes a plurality of pixels including an organic electroluminescent element, a drive transistor driving the organic electroluminescent element, and a hold capacitor holding a control signal for controlling the drive transistor, the organic electroluminescent element being electrically connected to one of a source electrode and a drain... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110102306 - Backlight unit and display apparatus having the same: Disclosed is a display apparatus. The display apparatus includes: an image receiver configured to receive an image signal; an image processor configured to process the image signal received by the image receiver; a display panel configured to display an image based on the image signal processed by the image processor;... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102307 - Sealed pixel assemblies, kits and methods: Discrete flexible pixel assemblies can be hermetically sealed from the environment and can comprise unitary, self-contained replaceable modules which enable efficient, economical production of large scale, free-form electronic displays, signs and lighting effects for outdoor use. The method and means for producing hermetically sealed discrete flexible pixel assemblies can include... Agent: Daktronics, Inc.

20110102308 - Image display device with imaging unit: An image display unit comprises a display area including pixels, and an imaging unit disposed at its rear side behind the display area. Light transmissive sections are located within the display area and correspond to the pixels. The light transmissive sections are configured to separately receive light incident upon the... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110102309 - Thin film transistor display panel and method of manufacturing the same: A thin film transistor array panel includes: a first gate line extending in a first direction; a second gate line extending in the first direction; a data line extending in a different second direction; a first common signal distribution line including a plurality of first branches connected to each other,... Agent:

20110102310 - Shift register with image retention release and method for image retention release: A flat panel display, a shift register with image retention release and method for releasing image retention are provided. An output end of the shift register couples to a gate line of a display panel. A first end of a first transistor couples to the output end of the shift... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110102311 - Backlight unit and liquid crystal display device: A backlight unit (60) includes: a light guiding plate (64); and a diffusing sheet (70), the backlight unit (60) causing light exiting through a light exit plane (80) thereof to backlight a liquid crystal display element (20), the light exiting through the light exit plane (80), having a half width... Agent:

20110102312 - Display device: A display device such that even if the display device is large size, opening and closing a cabinet of the display device is easy and maintenance of the inside of the display device is easy. A display device (1) includes a cabinet (4) including a front case (41) accommodating a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110102313 - Electrophoresis display panel: An electrophoresis display panel includes a plurality of first sub-pixels, a plurality of second sub-pixels, a plurality of third sub-pixels, and a plurality of white sub-pixels. The first sub-pixels, the second sub-pixels, and the third sub-pixels are suitable for irradiating different light of three primary colors, respectively, while the white... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110102314 - Dual-screen electronic reader with tilt detection for page navigation: A dual screen electronic reader and method for navigating a document are disclosed. The electronic reader includes two display screens which can be angled to each other, like an open book, for viewing by a person reading the document. The electronic reader includes a tilt detection system for detecting tilting... Agent: Xerox Corporation

20110102316 - Extensible user interface for digital display devices: In one embodiment, a system to manage video content comprises an index file management module comprising logic to generate an index file to describe content in an associated video file, store the index file for a video file in a first memory location, separate from a second memory location in... Agent:

20110102315 - Remote control pointing technology: A pointing device (10) is disclosed comprising a light emitter (65) for emitting a plurality of light beams (100) in mutually different controlled directions. The light beams are individually identifiable. The receiving apparatus that is used with this pointing device comprises a light detector for detecting one or more of... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110102317 - Semiconductor integrated circuit device, facility appliance control device, and appliance state display apparatus: An application program changes a property value of a graphic object arranged in an object database. An object manager reads out the property value from the object database and then issues a drawing command. A graphics engine executes the drawing command to configure a memory image of the graphic object... Agent: Mitsubishi Electric Corporation

20110102319 - Hybrid pointing device: The present invention discloses a hybrid pointing device including an optical navigation module and a pointing module. The optical navigation module is configured to replace the conventional buttons of a convention pointing device, such as an optical mouse or a trackball mouse. The optical navigation module is configured to sense... Agent: Pixart Imaging Inc

20110102321 - Image display apparatus and method for controlling the image display apparatus: An image display apparatus including a remote control interface configured to receive a signal from a remote controller; a controller configured to calculate a first pointer position at which a pointer is to be displayed on a display of the image display apparatus based on the received signal, to determine... Agent: Lg Electronics Inc.

20110102320 - Interaction arrangement for interaction between a screen and a pointer object: An interaction arrangement for interaction between at least one screen arranged behind a transparent pane and at least one pointer object located in front of the pane, comprising at least two cameras arranged behind the pane, wherein there is associated with each of the cameras a deflection unit by means... Agent:

20110102318 - User input by pointing: Presented is apparatus for capturing user input by pointing at a surface using pointing means. The apparatus comprises: a range camera for producing a depth-image of the pointing means; and a processor. The processor is adapted to determine from the depth-image the position and orientation of a pointing axis of... Agent:

20110102322 - Wireless mouse with electronic switch circuit: A wireless mouse for inputting commands to a host computer includes a casing, a control circuit, a wireless receiver, an electronic switch circuit and a resilient member. The control circuit includes a wireless module to transmit a wireless signal to the wireless receiver. The wireless receiver can be either received... Agent:

20110102325 - Keyboard device and electronic equipment using same: There is provided a keyboard device with a lamination body, the lamination body comprising: a translucent touch panel; a symbol printing film on which arbitrary symbols are printed; a surface emission layer that illuminates the symbol printing film, wherein the touch panel is arranged on an upper surface side of... Agent: Minebea Co., Ltd.

20110102323 - Keyboard having multi-axis balance touch keys: A keyboard having multi-axis balance touch keys and particularly a keyboard equipped with touch keys aims to provide steady depressing operation. Each touch key includes a depressible plate, a contact switch, a base and a plurality of balance elements. The balance elements are arranged in two different axial directions and... Agent:

20110102324 - Method and apparatus for providing user interface based on physical icon: A method of providing a user interface based on a physical icon (PHYCON), the method including: obtaining information required for executing an application from a PHYCON constituting a recording medium on which the information is recorded, by using a communication medium; and controlling to execute the application by using the... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102327 - Photo album controller: The photo album controller 1 includes an image display screen 3 to display an image data 2, an attribute information display screen 5 to display the attribute information 4, and a remote controller 12 to control the display of the image data 2 and the change of the attribute information... Agent: Visionarist Co., Ltd.

20110102326 - Systems and methods for implementing haptics for pressure sensitive keyboards: Systems and methods are employed for implementing haptics for pressure sensitive keyboards, such as the type of keyboards having keys that produce alternating digital open/short signals that emulate actuation of conventional “momentary on” digital keys. The disclosed systems and methods may be implemented to provide haptics for both touch typing... Agent:

20110102328 - Hyper folding portable electronic device: A hyper folding portable electronic device and particularly an electronic device adopted for handheld operation to facilitate manual data entry mainly has a chassis supported by user's thumbs and input operation performed user's rest fingers. The electronic device includes a first body holding an operation key cluster and a second... Agent:

20110102329 - Electronic device and function assigning method: At step ST2, an assign key changing item is selected from menu items. At step ST3, an assign key to which a function is assigned is selected. At step ST4, a function to be assigned is selected. The selected function is assigned to the selected assign key. At step ST5,... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110102333 - Detection of gesture orientation on repositionable touch surface: Detection of an orientation of a gesture made on a repositionable touch surface is disclosed. In some embodiments, a method can include detecting an orientation of a gesture made a touch surface of a touch sensitive device and determining whether the touch surface has been repositioned based on the detected... Agent:

20110102359 - Display device: A touch electrode and a detection element are positioned in at least two of pixels. The touch electrode is formed in a first substrate, and is positioned so as to face a counter electrode. The touch electrode contacts the counter electrode and is electrically connected thereto when a second substrate... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110102338 - Display device and touch panel thereof: A display device includes a display element and a touch panel including a first electrode plate and a second electrode plate. The first electrode plate includes a first conductive layer and two first electrodes electrically connected to the first conductive layer. The second electrode plate includes a second conductive layer... Agent: Beijing Funate Innovation Technology Co., Ltd.

20110102347 - Display filter having touch input function: A display filter having a touch input function includes a base substrate, a conductive film coating layer formed on the base substrate, and a touch sheet. The touch sheet and the conductive film coating layer are arranged with an air gap therebetween, and are in contact with each other in... Agent: Samsung Corining Precision Materials Co., Ltd.

20110102348 - Dual wireless communicator and human interface device: A communication system, including a modular wireless communicator, including a modem for transmitting and receiving signals wirelessly, and a touch-sensitive display, and a mobile computer, including a housing with a cavity for inserting the modular wireless communicator therein such that the touch-sensitive display is exposed through the housing and accessible... Agent: Modu Ltd.

20110102352 - Generating a message to be transmitted: An apparatus for transmitting an emotion or action to a remote party is described, which is implemented as a photo-frame. Radio frequency identifier tags (200) each represent an emotion/action. When a tag is held near or placed on a photo, the respective action or emotion is identified based on the... Agent: Koninklijke Philips Electronics N.v.

20110102341 - Holding structure for a touch panel: A holding structure for a touch pane has a display panel for forming a display screen, a touch panel for allowing an input operation, a piezoelectric device for applying vibration to the touch panel in accordance with the operation of the touch panel, a casing for accommodating the display panel... Agent: Smk Corporation

20110102342 - Holding structure for a touch panel: A holding structure for a touch panel has a display panel, a touch panel for allowing an input operation, a supporting frame for holding the display panel at an entire peripheral edge a piezoelectric device for applying vibration to the touch panel in accordance with the operation of the touch... Agent: Smk Corporation

20110102343 - Holding structure for a touch panel: A holding structure for a touch panel has a display panel for configuring a display screen and a touch panel for allowing input operation. The structure has an elastic supporting frame for holding the display panel at an entire peripheral edge and supporting the touch panel in parallel with the... Agent: Smk Corporation

20110102354 - Information processing device, display control method, and recording medium: An information processing terminal (100) includes: a plurality of display parts (10, 20); a display control part (41) controlling the display operation of the display parts (10, 20); and an operation reception part (42) receiving an operation on display data displayed on the display parts (10, 20). The operation reception... Agent:

20110102355 - Input apparatus: An input apparatus has an input unit for receiving a pressure input, a load detection unit for detecting a pressure load on the input unit, a vibration unit for vibrating the input unit, and a control unit for controlling drive of the vibration unit such that a click sensation is... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110102358 - Input apparatus and control method of input apparatus: An input apparatus has an input unit for receiving a pressure input, a load detection unit for detecting a pressure load on the input unit, a vibration unit for vibrating the input unit, and a control unit for controlling drive of the vibration unit such that a click sensation is... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110102335 - Input device, input method, program, and storage medium: An input device includes a display unit and a touch panel provided to the display unit. In at least one embodiment, the input device further includes: a finger image generation section which generates respective images of, among a plurality of fingers pressing on the touch panel, a first finger and... Agent:

20110102334 - Method and apparatus for determining adjusted position for touch input: An apparatus, comprising a processor, memory including computer program code, the memory and the computer program code configured to, working with the processor, cause the apparatus to perform at least receiving indication of a touch input associated with a touch display, comprising position information associated with the touch input, determining... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110102340 - Method and apparatus for providing tactile sensations: Products and processes for providing tactile sensations to input devices or electronic devices are provided. Input devices include mechanical input devices (such as, for example, mechanical switches) and non-mechanical input devices (such as, for example, touchpads). Tactile feedback is provided by using an actuator or other means in communication with... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20110102350 - Method for controlling operations according to mechanical touching actions and portable electronic device adapted to the same: A method for controlling operations according to mechanical touching actions and a portable electronic device adapted to the method are provided. The portable electronic device includes a sensing unit for detecting a mechanical touching action and a location, to which the mechanical touching action is applied, and a type of... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110102337 - Method for driving touch panel and apparatus for the same: An X-side resistive film and a Y-side resistive film of a touch panel face each other with a predetermined gap therebetween. Resistance values of the X-side and Y-side resistive films are measured with connections to the X-side and Y-side resistive films being alternately switched. X and Y coordinates of a... Agent:

20110102332 - Method for haptic display of data features: A method is disclosed for transferring digital information from a first electronic device to a second electronic device. In one example, the first device is a computer having a touch screen and the second device is a personal memory device carried or worn by an individual. The method includes selecting... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20110102346 - Methods and apparatus for providing touch sensitive displays: Methods and apparatus provide for a touch sensitive display, which may include: a display layer; a cover glass layer formed from ion exchanged glass; and an optional touch glass layer, where, either on a first side of the touch glass or on a first side of the cover glass, a... Agent:

20110102345 - Mobile device and method for providing user interface (ui) thereof: A mobile device and a method for providing a User Interface (UI) thereof are provided. The mobile device activates a manipulation unit upon detecting pressure through a pressure detecting unit. Accordingly, the user is able to manipulate various types of UIs, using a combination of pressure and various manipulation units.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102357 - Mobile terminal and storage medium storing mobile terminal controlling program: A mobile terminal 10 is provided with a touch panel 36. The touch panel 36 is provided on a top surface of an LCD monitor 26 for displaying an operation area (R2) including a plurality of keys. When a user performs a sliding operation within the operation area (R2), a... Agent: Kyocera Corporation

20110102344 - Portable electronic device and tablet personal computer: A portable electronic device including a main body and a wireless input unit is provided. The main body has a display surface and an accommodating portion opposite the display surface. The accommodating portion defines an accommodating space substantially parallel to the display surface. The wireless input unit is placed inside... Agent:

20110102356 - Portable electronic device with a plurality of hinged configurations and associated method: There is provided an apparatus for providing a plurality of hinged configurations to first/second members of a portable electronic device, the apparatus comprising a hinge mechanism configured to provide for a closed configuration of the device in which the first member of the device overlays the second member, a partially... Agent: Nokia Corporation

20110102331 - Redundant touchscreen electrodes: A touchscreen display assembly has a substrate and a plurality of electrodes distributed across at least an active area of the substrate. At least one of the electrodes comprises a group of redundant electrode lines electrically coupled to an external electrical circuit connection and further coupled to one another remote... Agent: Qrg Limited

20110102330 - Touch control click structure: A touch control click structure includes at least an action board swayable up and down, a click switch and a touch panel. The action board has an axle mechanism at one end that is fastened to a chassis in an integrated manner, an extension zone in a middle portion and... Agent:

20110102351 - Touch input method and apparatus for recognizing and distinguishing finger contact on a touch sensing surface: A touch input method includes receiving a touch input signal corresponding to a finger from a touch-sensing device, detecting a contact area between the touch-sensing area and the finger corresponding to the touch input signal received, and if a curvature threshold value below which the contact area is recognizable as... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102353 - Touch panel apparatus and a method for detecting a contact position on the same: A touch panel device and a method for detecting a contact position are provided. The touch panel device includes a touch panel including a first touch pattern, the first touch pattern having a plurality of first touch pads connected in series; and a touch sensor for applying a clock signal... Agent: Atlab Inc.

20110102360 - Touch screen flat panel display: A touch screen flat panel display (FPD) is provided, which includes a display screen, a display driving circuit, a touch system circuit, and the like. Related circuits in the touch screen FPD enable electrodes of the display screen to transmit display driving signals as well as touch signals, that is... Agent: Inferpoint Systems Limited

20110102339 - Touch sensing method and electronic device: A touch sensing method includes: scanning a plurality of first and second sensor lines, aligned in two different directions, of a touch sensor board; generating first and second indications based on the scan result, the first/second indication carrying information of at least one group of the first/second sensor lines that... Agent: Sentelic Corporation

20110102349 - Touch sensitive device: An apparatus including a touch sensitive screen having a face adapted to receive a user's hand-writing via a hand-held stylus. The screen includes means exciting the screen to vibrate so as to transmit the vibration to the stylus to simulate the sensation of a writing implement writing on paper as... Agent: Nissha Printing Co., Ltd.

20110102336 - User interface apparatus and method: A user interface apparatus may include a display unit to display a screen according to an application, a touch sensor to generate a touch signal if a touch is sensed on the display unit, a pressure sensor to generate a push signal if a push is sensed on the display... Agent: Pantech Co., Ltd.

20110102364 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel is provided. The capacitive touch panel includes a transparent substrate, a plurality of first sensing wires, a plurality of second sensing units, an insulation layer, a plurality of second sensing wires and a plurality of fourth sensing units. The transparent substrate has a substrate surface on... Agent: Transtouch Technology, Inc.

20110102367 - Capacitive touch panel: A capacitive touch panel including a transparent substrate, a plurality of first sensing wires, a plurality of second sensing wires and an insulation layer is provided. The transparent substrate has a substrate surface. The first sensing wires are disposed on the substrate surface along a first axis direction. The second... Agent: Transtouch Technology Inc.

20110102368 - Field device: A field device includes a control device whose sensitive control surfaces are sampled capacitively. The control surfaces are arranged on an outside surface of a glass pane. The outside surface of the glass pane can be equipped with a hydrophobic nanocoating in front of the control surfaces of the field... Agent: Abb Technology Ag

20110102365 - Flat panel display with built-in touch screen and a method of driving the same: A flat panel display (FPD) with a photo sensor type built-in touch screen capable of performing a scan operation. The FPD with the built-in touch screen includes a plurality of unit pixels disposed in a display region of the FPD and arranged in pixel groups and photo sensors adjacent to... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd

20110102370 - Planar element, and touch switch: The present invention provides a touch switch having two ITO-free electrode layers that are bonded together, the touch switch having good visibility, and a planar body that forms such a touch switch. The planar body includes a mesh-like electrode formed in a mesh shape by multiple conductor lines L on... Agent: Gunze Limited

20110102366 - Projective capacitive touch sensor: A projective capacitive touch sensor includes a substrate, a plurality of electrode layers and a plurality of dielectric layers. The electrode layers are arranged on the substrate along a first direction. At least one dielectric layer is formed on each electrode layer and the dielectric layer has different widths along... Agent: Hannstar Display Corp.

20110102363 - Touch panel: A touch panel including a substrate, a plurality of first touch electrode series, and a plurality of second touch electrode series is provided. The first touch electrode series are disposed on the substrate and extend along a first direction. Each first touch electrode series has a plurality of first touch... Agent: Au Optronics Corporation

20110102361 - Touchscreen electrode configuration: A touchscreen includes touchscreen electrode elements distributed across an active area of a substrate, and the touchscreen overlays a display. The touchscreen electrode elements are configured to avoid creating moiré patterns between the display and the touchscreen, such as angled, wavy, zig-zag, or randomized lines. In a further example, the... Agent: Atmel Corporation

20110102369 - Using touches to transfer information between devices: A device may comprise a display and a processor. The processor may obtain a first set of one or more touches on a remote surface of a remote device based on a signal received on a communication link between the device and the remote device, receive information associated with the... Agent: Sony Ericsson Mobile Communications Ab

20110102362 - Writing and displaying device: A writing and displaying device is proposed, including: a display member having a first electric connecting portion and an electrochromic layer; an input member including a second electric connecting portion and an electrolyte layer; and a power supply member for supplying electric power to the input member and the display... Agent:

20110102374 - Detecting the location of an object on a touch surcace: An apparatus is controlled to detect a location of an object on a touch surface of a panel. An input scanner arrangement introduces at least two beams of radiation into the panel for propagation by internal reflection, and sweeps the beams inside the panel across a sensing area. An output... Agent:

20110102378 - Electronic apparatus for proximity sensing: An electronic apparatus controls to sense a particular direction motion in directions detectable by a proximity sensor, which senses proximity and motion directions of a subject. Thus, a user can utilize the proximity sensor with decreased recognition error and a high recognition rate as a user interface of the electronic... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102376 - Image-based coordinate input apparatus and method utilizing buffered imates: The invention provides an image-based coordinate input apparatus and method for detecting positions of N objects on a coordinate input region at a detecting interval where N equals to 1 or 2. According to the invention, starting at the start of the detecting interval, successive first images at a first... Agent: Quanta Computer, Inc.

20110102372 - Multi-touch and proximate object sensing apparatus using wedge waveguide: A multi-touch and proximate object sensing apparatus using a wedge waveguide is provided. A multi-touch and proximate object sensing apparatus may sense a touch location or a target location on a display panel using a light which is reflected by an object located on the display panel. A camera in... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102373 - Optical pen and optical touch device having same: An exemplary optical pen includes a body, an infrared light source received in the body, a converging lens unit, and a tip. The converging lens unit is received in the body and is positioned along the light path of infrared light emitted from the infrared light source, and is configured... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110102377 - Optical touch apparatus and driving method: An optical touch apparatus including a first light emitting device, a second light emitting device, a third light emitting device, a fourth light emitting device, a first image detector, a second image detector, and a control unit is provided. The control unit controls the average brightness of the third light... Agent: Coretronic Corporation

20110102375 - Optical touch module: An optical touch module includes a display panel, an optical sensor and a light emitting unit. The optical sensor is disposed on a corner of the display panel. The light emitting unit is disposed on the optical sensor and includes a light emitting member and a compensating member. The light... Agent: Quanta Computer Inc.

20110102371 - Optical touch panel: Disclosed herein is an optical touch panel, which includes a display panel, at least one emitting member and at least one detector. The emitting member includes a reflector, a prism sheet and a light source. The emitting member is arranged along and above a portion of the peripheral of the... Agent:

20110102379 - Electronic stylus with force sensing arrangement: An electronic stylus including: an elongate body; a nib extending from one end of the elongate body; a load bearing member mounted to the elongate body for receiving an input force caused by contact on the nib, the load bearing member having a first protrusion with a rounded end; a... Agent: Silverbrook Research Pty Ltd

20110102381 - Apparatus and method for portable terminal having object display dial: An apparatus and method for executing a specific function by rotating an object display dial capable of displaying at least one of a mode-based object and a function-based object are provided. The portable terminal includes a mode/function determination unit for determining a mode or function of the portable terminal, a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd.

20110102380 - Direction indicating device: An embodiment of the present invention provides a direction indicating device for generating a 2D direction indicating signal, which includes a base board, a first rectangular conductive plane formed on the base board, including a first sliding slot, a second rectangular conductive plane formed on the base board, overlapping the... Agent:

20110102382 - Rotational input device and electronic apparatus: This rotational input device is so formed that, when a rotational position detecting portion detects that a user has at least rotationally operated a rotational operating portion, a magnetic force generating portion is excited on the basis of a detected rotational position to generate magnetic force so that a base... Agent: Funai Electric Co., Ltd.

20110102385 - Anisotropic conductive film, method of manufacturing the same and display apparatus having the same: An anisotropic conductive film includes a first thin film layer including concave portions, conductive balls arranged in the concave portions, insulating balls disposed on and between the conductive balls and each having a diameter smaller than the conductive balls, and a second thin film layer disposed covering the insulating balls.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110102384 - Driver chip: A driver chip is suitable to be mounted on an active device array substrate of a display. The active device array substrate includes a plurality of signal lines. The driver chip includes a chip body, a plurality of output terminals, and a plurality of load adjusting units. The output terminals... Agent: Chunghw A Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110102386 - Information processing apparatus and display control method: According to one embodiment, an information processing apparatus is configured to display a plurality of windows on a display. The information processing apparatus specifies an active window of windows displayed on the display, when a notice indicating that a new window is to be displayed on the display is received,... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110102383 - Integrated circuit with improved level shifter: Level shifting circuitry and corresponding enable signal generating circuitry provides improved leakage current control while eliminating the need for supplying reference voltage input in the enable signal generator. The level shifting circuitry is a type of cascode free level shifting circuit that does not include cascode transistors as in the... Agent: Ati Technologies Ulc

20110102387 - System and method for a digital projection advertising display: A projection advertising display system which can withstand the environmental conditions of the projection site, allows for remote operation and monitoring and provides for long-term, legitimate projected advertising in or on third-party structures. The digital projection advertising display system comprises a projection surface, such as the exterior side or interior... Agent: Wallspace Media, LLC

20110102388 - Display and gate driver circuit thereof: A gate driving circuit including M shift registers, a detecting unit, a control unit, a repair starting unit, a signal repairing device, and a signal replacing unit is provided, wherein M is a positive integer. The shift registers sequentially shift a starting signal according to a plurality of clock signals... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110102389 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes; a display panel which includes a plurality of pixels which receive a data signal to display an image, a plurality of sensors disposed within the display panel, wherein the plurality of sensors sense an external signal from an exterior of the display apparatus and output a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102392 - Display device: A liquid crystal display device (10) is a liquid crystal display device (10) having a function of sensing an image of an image sensing object, the liquid crystal display device (10) comprising: a liquid crystal panel (11) which transmits light that has entered the liquid crystal panel (11) and which... Agent:

20110102393 - Display device: A display device includes a photosensor in a pixel region of an active matrix substrate. The photosensor includes a photodiode (D1) that receives incident light, a photodiode (D2) as a reference element connected in series to the photodiode (D1) and having a light shielding layer that blocks incident light, a... Agent: Sharp Kabushiki Kaisha

20110102390 - Display device and method of controlling display device: A display device includes a flexible substrate, a display unit that has a plurality of light-emitting elements arranged on the substrate and displays an image according to an image signal, a displacement sensor that is disposed on a front surface or a back surface of the substrate and detects a... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110102391 - Illumination sensing device having a reference voltage setting apparatus and a display device including the illumination sensing device: A reference voltage setting apparatus including: a current generator having a first device to supply a first dark current and a second device to supply a second dark current; a first operational amplifying unit connected to the current generator; and a voltage setting unit connected to the first operational amplifying... Agent: Samsung Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110102396 - Electrophoretic display apparatus and driving method thereof, and electronic device: An electrophoretic display apparatus is configured with an electrophoretic element sandwiched between a pair of substrates, and includes a scanning line and a data line extending in mutually intersecting directions and a pixel formed corresponding to the area where the scanning line and data line intersect. The pixel includes a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110102397 - Electrophoretic display device, driving method thereof, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed is an electrophoretic display device including an electrophoretic element, a scanning line and a data line, a pixel formed corresponding to an intersection parts of the scanning line and the data line, and a power line connected to the pixel. The pixel is provided with a pixel electrode, a... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110102394 - Method and system of controlling halt and resume of scanning an lcd: A method and system of controlling halt and resumption of scanning actions of an LCD is disclosed. An incoming video source is monitored, and current scan line position and corresponding polarity are recorded. When an abnormal video source is detected, the LCD scanning is stopped at a halt scan line... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110102395 - Method and system of controlling halt and resume of scanning an lcd: A system and method of controlling scanning actions of an LCD is disclosed. A timing controller (Tcon) output enable (OE) generator generates an original OE signal, and a noise detection unit generates a noise-detected signal upon detecting noise. An OE mask generator generates a mask signal according to the noise-detected... Agent: Himax Technologies Limited

20110102398 - Emission control line drivers, organic light emitting display devices using the same and methods of controlling a width of an emission control signal: An emission control line driver includes even-numbered stages that are connected to even-numbered emission control lines, respectively, and are driven by a first clock signal, and odd-numbered stages that are connected to odd-numbered emission control lines, respectively, and are driven by a second clock signal, wherein each of the stages... Agent:

20110102407 - Backlight assembly, display device having the same, display substrate for the same and method of manufacturing the same: A backlight assembly includes first and second backlight units independently operating based on driving modes, and a light blocking member interposed between the first and second backlight units. The first backlight assembly includes a first light source generating and supplying a first light to a main display part of a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd

20110102406 - Gate driver and operating method thereof: A gate driver applied to a LCD apparatus is disclosed. The gate driver includes a pulse modulation controlling module. When a pulse modulation controlling signal received by the pulse modulation controlling module is changed from a high level to a low level, the pulse modulation controlling module closes an active... Agent:

20110102408 - Layout of lcd driving circuit: A layout of a liquid crystal display driving circuit is capable of minimizing an area which the layout occupies. The layout of the liquid crystal display driving circuit transmits positive analog voltages and negative analog voltages to a liquid crystal display, and includes a digital-to-analog converter (DAC) block and a... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd

20110102400 - Liquid crystal display: A liquid crystal display is disclosed. The liquid crystal display includes a liquid crystal display panel on which a plurality of data lines and a plurality of gate lines cross each other and a plurality of liquid crystal cells are formed at crossings of the data lines and the gate... Agent:

20110102401 - Liquid crystal display device and driving method thereof: A liquid crystal display (LCD) device includes a common voltage generating circuit, a common voltage compensating circuit, and a liquid crystal panel. The liquid crystal panel includes gate lines parallel to each other, data lines isolated from and intersecting with the gate lines, common voltage lines parallel to the gate... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110102405 - Liquid crystal display device and method of driving the same: A liquid crystal display device includes a plurality of common electrodes arranged so as to counter pixel electrodes extending in the row direction on a substrate. First and second voltage supply lines to supply first and second voltages to the common electrodes are connected with the common electrodes through a... Agent: Toshiba Mobile Display Co., Ltd.

20110102404 - Low power driving method for a display panel and driving circuit therefor: A low power driving method for a display panel and a driving circuit therefor. When the voltage of a corresponding common electrode of a pixel in a pixel array is changed from one of the first voltage and the second voltage to the other thereof according to a polarity signal,... Agent: Raydium Semiconductor Corporation

20110102402 - Organic light emitting display and method of manufacturing the same: An organic light emitting display and a method of manufacturing the organic light emitting display are provided. The organic light emitting display includes a display unit including pixels coupled to scan lines, data lines, emission control lines, and power lines, a scan driver on a side of the display unit... Agent:

20110102403 - Pixel and organic light emitting display using the same: A pixel capable of compensating for the deterioration of an organic light emitting diode (OLED). The pixel includes an OLED coupled between first and second power sources, a pixel circuit including a driving transistor coupled between the first power source and the OLED and having a gate electrode coupled to... Agent:

20110102399 - Plasma display panel and method for manufacturing the same: The present invention provides a plasma display panel having a low-cost transparent electrode, without decrease in yield. To achieve above, the panel has a first bus electrode, a second bus electrode, a first transparent electrode, and a second transparent electrode on the front substrate. The first transparent electrode covers at... Agent:

20110102410 - Circuit and method for driving oled display: A circuit for driving an organic light emitting diode display includes a display panel that displays an image by using organic light emitting diodes disposed at intersection areas of a plurality of gate lines and a plurality of data lines; a threshold voltage detection control unit that supplies a precharge... Agent: Silicon Works Co., Ltd.

20110102409 - Driver circuit, display device including the driver circuit, and electronic device including the display device: One object is, when a thin film transistor whose channel is formed using an amorphous semiconductor is used for a driver circuit formed using only n-channel transistors or p-channel transistors, to provide a driver circuit in which the threshold voltage is compensated in accordance with the degree of change in... Agent: Semiconductor Energy Laboratory Co., Ltd.

20110102412 - Liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display device includes one pixel in a liquid crystal display section comprises a plurality of sub-pixels, and each of the plurality of sub-pixels being driven by a transistor connected with a signal line. The plurality of sub-pixels include a first red sub-pixel, a second green sub-pixel, and... Agent:

20110102411 - Low-power display control method and associated display controller: A low-power display control method and associated display controller is provided. The low-power display control method detects a sensing signal to generate a sensing result. A control signal is generated according to the sensing result to control a power conversion controller to operate in a low-power power saving mode. In... Agent: Mstar Semiconductor, Inc.

20110102413 - Active matrix electroluminescent display with segmented electrode: An active-matrix electroluminescent display including a display substrate; a first electrode disposed over the display substrate; two second electrodes disposed over the first electrode; an electroluminescent light-emitting layer formed between and in electrical contact with the first and second electrodes, so that first and second active areas are defined where... Agent:

20110102415 - Display apparatus: A display apparatus includes a timing controller, a data driver, and display panel. The timing controller outputs a plurality of image signals, a first control signal, and a second control signal. The data driver converts the image signals to first voltages in response to the first control signal, outputs the... Agent:

20110102414 - Double-gate liquid crystal display device: A liquid crystal display includes a first gate line, a second gate line, a data line, a first pixel unit, a second pixel unit, a gate driver, and a source driver. The first and second gate lines respectively transmit a first and a second gate driving signals provided by the... Agent:

20110102416 - Gate driving circuit and related lcd device: A gate driving circuit for an LCD device includes a shift register module for generating a plurality of scan signals corresponding to a plurality of channels according to a start signal and a clock signal, a plurality of logic circuits each corresponding to a channel of the plurality of channels,... Agent:

20110102417 - Organic light emitting diode display, driving method therefor and pixel unit thereof: The present invention discloses an organic light emitting diode display, a driving method therefor and a pixel unit thereof. The organic light emitting diode display comprises a pixel array comprising a plurality of organic light emitting diode (OLED) pixel groups of different colors, such as red, green and blue. The... Agent:

20110102418 - Organic light emitting display device and driving method thereof: An organic light emitting display device is configured to compensate for deterioration of organic light emitting diodes (OLEDs) included in the device. The organic light emitting display device includes: a plurality of pixels; a timing controller for generating a comparison signal to determine a deterioration degree of an OLED included... Agent:

20110102423 - High density multi-view image display system and method with active sub-pixel rendering: Provided are a high density multi-view image display system and method based on active sub-pixel rendering. The image display system may perform a rendering with respect to a viewpoint image in a pixel unit, using a viewpoint varying based on a position of left/right eyes of a user.... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102421 - Information processing device, image display method, and computer program: An information processing device includes an image generator that generates a first image representing a content and one or more second images from the content including the first image, and a display controller that displays the one or more first images on a first plane in a depth direction as... Agent: Sony Corporation

20110102427 - Method and apparatus for processing three-dimensional images: A three-dimensional sense adjusting unit displays three-dimensional images to a user. If a displayed reaches a limit of parallax, the user responds to the three-dimensional sense adjusting unit. According to acquired appropriate parallax information, a parallax control unit generates parallax images to realize the appropriate parallax in the subsequent stereo... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110102428 - Method and apparatus for processing three-dimensional images: A three-dimensional sense adjusting unit displays three-dimensional images to a user. If a displayed reaches a limit of parallax, the user responds to the three-dimensional sense adjusting unit. According to acquired appropriate parallax information, a parallax control unit generates parallax images to realize the appropriate parallax in the subsequent stereo... Agent: Sanyo Electric Co., Ltd.

20110102420 - Method for 3d preprocessing for ray tracing: A method for 3D preprocessing for ray tracing includes: selecting and storing visible surfaces by designating one of a plurality of structures as a reference structure and remaining structures as relative structures, searching for the relative structures from the reference structure, storing relative structures having a surface visible from the... Agent: Electronics And Telecommunications Research Institute

20110102426 - Method of generating sync signal for controlling 3d glasses of 3d image system, and method and apparatus for transmitting and receiving the sync signal: A method of generating a sync signal for controlling three-dimensional (3D) glasses in a 3D image system, methods of transmitting and receiving a 3D glasses control sync signal, and apparatuses for transmitting and receiving the 3D glasses control sync signal are provided. The method of generating a 3D glasses control... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102419 - Orientation invariant object identification using model-based image processing: A system for performing object identification combines pose determination, EO/IR sensor data, and novel computer graphics rendering techniques. A first module extracts the orientation and distance of a target in a truth chip given that the target type is known. A second is a module identifies the vehicle within a... Agent: Cybernet Systems Corporation

20110102425 - Storage medium storing display control program, information processing system, and storage medium storing program utilized for controlling stereoscopic display: A display control program includes virtual camera setting instructions for setting respective positions and directions of a right virtual camera and a left virtual camera within a prescribed virtual space used for virtual photographing in the virtual space, and view volume setting instructions for setting respective view volumes of the... Agent: Nintendo Co., Ltd.

20110102424 - Storyboard generation method and system: A computer-implemented method for generating a storyboard image is disclosed. The method comprises retrieving three-dimensional image data defining at least one three-dimensional object; rendering the three-dimensional image data from a predefined viewpoint to generate two-dimensional background image data including a two-dimensional representation of the or each three-dimensional object visible from... Agent: Hibbert Ralph Animation Limited

20110102429 - Three-dimensional ultrasonic inspection apparatus: A three-dimensional ultrasonic inspection apparatus includes: an ultrasonic transducer disposed m×n piezoelectric vibrators in a matrix; a signal processing device to receive, detect an echo, and generate a three-dimensional image data by processing an electric signal of the echo detected; and a display processing device to display a result of... Agent: Kabushiki Kaisha Toshiba

20110102422 - Two-dimensional/three-dimensional image display apparatus and method of driving the same: A display apparatus which displays two-dimensional (2D) and three-dimensional (3D) images and a method of driving the same. In the 2D/3D image display apparatus, an image signal input unit inputs, to a display panel, a left image signal, a left inversion image signal, at least one 2D image signal, a... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102431 - Correction of topology interference for solid objects in a modeling environment: The present invention provides a method, system, and instructions stored on a computer readable storage medium that resolve interference between surfaces in a modeling environment, such as a CAD environment. Further, exemplary embodiments of the present invention may modify the surfaces of a model to ensure that parts of the... Agent: Parametric Technology Corporation

20110102433 - Method of capturing, processing, and rendering images: A computer-implemented method of capturing and processing a series of images incorporating a plurality of digitized markers is presented. A position of a first digitized marker is located in a first image frame. A second, succeeding image frame is searched for the first digitized marker. When the first digitized marker... Agent:

20110102432 - System and method for automatic detection of tip plane on 3d detailed ear impressions: A method for detecting the tip plane in digitized 3D ear impressions includes receiving a digitized mesh representation of an undetailed 3D ear impression and a digitized mesh representation of a detailed 3D ear impression, finding faces on the detailed ear impression mesh that are modified with respect to corresponding... Agent:

20110102430 - System and method for presenting tomosynthesis images: A method and system for presenting images of an object of interest is provided. The method includes producing one or more cine loops of images from at least one of multiple projection views or multiple reconstructed 3D images including a 3D volume obtained from one or more beamlines. The method... Agent: General Electric Company

20110102434 - Method and apparatus for generating and interfacing with a haptic virtual reality environment: A method for generating a haptic interactive representation including the steps of defining a haptic interaction space and building a hierarchical construct, for use within the haptic interaction space, using a plurality of underlying constructs. In one embodiment the method includes determining the forces to be applied to a user... Agent: Sensable Technologies, Inc.

20110102435 - Method and device for visualizing surface-like structures in volumetric data sets: The present invention relates to a method and a device for visualizing surface-like structures in volumetric data sets, including defining local coordinate systems at sample points of the volumetric data set, transforming external parameters from a global coordinate system into the local coordinate systems, calculating the gradient vector components (Gai,... Agent: Tomtec Imaging Systems Gmbh

20110102437 - Performing parallel shading operations: A graphics processing pipeline may include at least two or more pipes, such that a lower frequency operation may be executed on one pipe while a higher frequency operation in the same instruction stream is executed at the same time on another pipe. In some cases, the lower frequency operation... Agent:

20110102436 - Smooth shading and texture mapping using linear gradients: Method for shading 3D graphic models using 2D graphic tools, wherein the 3D graphic model is constructed of any number of polygons, according to which, each polygon is subdivided into triangles while mapping the spatial orientation and scaling of each triangle to a predetermined spatial orientation and scale, using a... Agent: Revolver Ltd.

20110102438 - Systems and methods for processing an image for target tracking: An image such as a depth image of a scene may be received, observed, or captured by a device. The image may then be processed. For example, the image may be downsampled, a shadow, noise, and/or a missing potion in the image may be determined, pixels in the image that... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110102440 - Infinite complexity deep-framebuffer rendering: A method of rendering a scene with a plurality of objects includes rendering an object in a scene, wherein a portion of the object spans at least two of a plurality of non-overlapping tiles that subdivide the scene, and wherein the portion of the object is rendered only once in... Agent: Pacific Data Images LLC

20110102439 - Presenting data with flexible levels of detail: A system includes a processor and a memory coupled to the processor. The processor receives a request to send a first data for a graphical representation in a first level of detail over a first time. The processor transforms a first stored data into the first data in the first... Agent:

20110102441 - Characteristic determination for an output node: Systems, methods, and computer storage media having computer-executable instructions embodied thereon are provided that determine whether an output value of a dependency graph has a particular characteristic. In one embodiment, to make this determination, a dependency graph is generated that illustrates external and internal nodes, in addition to their dependency... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110102442 - Recording contents of display screens: Screen recording may be implemented with better security, performance, power savings and cost without the need of additional software to support the screen recording feature, in some embodiments, by using a keyboard, video, mouse functionality already provided in a computer system chipset on a motherboard. Frames of video may be... Agent:

20110102443 - Virtualized gpu in a virtual machine environment: Methods and systems are disclosed for virtualizing a graphics accelerator such as a GPU. In one embodiment, a GPU can be paravirtualized. Rather than modeling a complete hardware GPU, paravirtualization may provide for an abstracted software-only GPU that presents a software interface different from that of the underlying hardware. By... Agent: Microsoft Corporation

20110102444 - Information display device and information display method: The digital photo frame (1) of the present invention includes: an image data storage section (21) which stores image data associated with identification information of a mobile communication device; a device identifying section (11) which detects the mobile communication device and identifies the identification information of the mobile communication device;... Agent:

20110102445 - Method and computer for controlling image processor, and machine readable storage medium for use in computer: A method is provided for controlling an image processor to perform display of an image on a first display device in synchronization with short frames and to perform display of an image on a second display device in synchronization with long frames each of which has a time length longer... Agent: Yamaha Corporation

20110102446 - Graphics processing systems: A graphics processor 1 includes after its tile rendering logic 40, a transaction elimination unit 5 that includes data block generation logic 41 and block comparison logic 43. The block generation logic 41 generates data blocks from the rendered tiles produced by the tile rendering logic 40. The data blocks... Agent: Arm Limited

20110102447 - Memory address mapping method for controlling storage of images in memory device and memory address mapping circuit thereof: A memory address mapping method of controlling storage of images in a memory device is provided. The memory device includes banks each having a plurality of pages. The memory address mapping method includes: receiving a first image; and referring to an image partition setting to generate a first memory address... Agent:

20110102448 - Vertex attribute buffer for inline immediate attributes and constants: One embodiment of the present invention sets forth a technique for providing primitives and vertex attributes to the graphics pipeline. A primitive distribution unit constructs the batches of primitives and writes inline attributes and constants to a vertex attribute buffer (VAB) rather than passing the inline attributes directly to the... Agent:

20110102450 - Apparatus for integrated backlight and dynamic gamma/vcom control on silicon chips: Integrated backlight unit (BLU) and liquid crystal systems and circuits in liquid crystal display (LCD) systems are described. An LCD system can include a BLU to emit light at different intensities, and a BLU controller coupled to the BLU and configured to control the intensities. An LCD unit can receive... Agent: Msilica Inc

20110102452 - Display apparatus and backlight assembly and image processing method thereof: A display apparatus, backlight assembly and method for displaying an image is capable of compensating for non-uniformity of a light guiding plate. The display apparatus includes a liquid crystal display (LCD) panel on which an image is displayed; a light guiding unit which is placed adjacent to the LCD panel... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102449 - Image display device, image display method and computer-readable information recording medium: An eye socket surface arranged in a virtual space cylindrically concaves from a face surface to the interior of a head, and a pupil surface is arranged back inside the eye socket surface. A memory unit stores contours, positions, directions, and textures of those surfaces, a position and direction of... Agent: Konami Digital Entertainment Co., Ltd.

20110102453 - Image processing device with a csa accumulator for improving image quality and related method: An image processing device includes a CSA accumulator, a first register, a CPA adder and a central processing unit. The CSA accumulator includes a first input for receiving a processing signal and a second input for receiving a previous result of the CSA accumulator. The first register includes an input... Agent:

20110102454 - Image processing device, image processing method, image processing program, and imaging device: The detection result and brightness information of a specific region are stored, and once latest image data is input, the degree of importance is calculated based on the stored detection result and brightness information and the detection result and brightness information of the specific region in the latest image. Based... Agent: Panasonic Corporation

20110102451 - Multiple orientation mobile electronic handheld device and method of ambient light sensing and backlight adjustment implemented therein: A method is set forth for automatically adjusting display brightness on a mobile electronic device having a light sensor, display screen and orientation sensor, for legibility under varying lighting conditions and orientations of the device. The method includes obtaining light level samples from the light sensor, and orientation from the... Agent: Research In Motion Limited

20110102457 - Brushing tools for digital image adjustments: Among other things, methods, systems and computer program products are disclosed for applying an image adjustment to an image. A choice of image adjustments is presented to a user of a data processing device. A user selection is received from among the choice of image adjustments at least one image... Agent: Apple Inc.

20110102456 - Drawing an image with transparent regions on top of another image without using an alpha channel: An image display system draws a first image on top of a second image. Pixels of the first image include one or more color channels which encode color information, but do not include an alpha channel which encodes transparency information. The system encodes transparency information for the pixels in the... Agent: Synopsys, Inc.

20110102455 - Scrolling and zooming of a portable device display with device motion: A portable computing device (10) with a display screen (26) that may be scrolled and/or zoomed in response to changes in the spatial orientation of the computing device. Changes in the spatial orientation of the computing device are sensed by accelerometers (20) contained in the device. Software converts signals sent... Agent:

20110102458 - Content managing device and content managing method: A content managing device is provided, which can allow a user to intuitively perform generation of, using an operation that is similar to an operation of sorting content items or to an operation of adding attribute information to content items, a new sort-destination region into which content items are to... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110102459 - Augmented reality gaming via geographic messaging: Geographic gaming via a scalable, wireless geographic broadcast protocol enables multiplayer gaming between communication devices without relying on traditional network elements. Games can be fully distributed over an ad hoc network of mobile communications devices. The scalable nature of the wireless geographic broadcast protocol enables multiplayer games to function equally... Agent: At&t Intellectual Property I, L.p.

20110102460 - Platform for widespread augmented reality and 3d mapping: A client device sends the following data to the servers: still frames from captured video and in some embodiments other data such as GPS coordinates, compass reading, and accelerometer data. The servers break down each frame into feature points and match those feature points to existing point cloud data to... Agent:

20110102461 - Mosaic oblique images and methods of making and using same: A system, including a computer system running image processing software, receives an identification of a desired area to be imaged and collected into an oblique-mosaic image. The computer system creates a mathematical model of a virtual camera having a sensor higher in elevation from which the source oblique images were... Agent:

20110102462 - Systems and methods for compensating for visual distortion caused by surface features on a display: Systems and methods for compensating for visual distortion caused by surface features on a display are disclosed. For example, one disclosed system includes: a display including one ore more surface features; a processor configured to: receive a display signal including graphical data; determine a location of the surface feature; transform... Agent: Immersion Corporation

20110102463 - Position fine tuning in a computer aided modeling: A position fine tuning of an object without movement of creation points of the object is facilitated with a position tool having a graphic position tool displayed on a display. The graphic position tool may comprise a rotation tool, dragging of which causes the object to rotate accordingly around its... Agent: Tekla Corporation

20110102464 - Methods for implementing multi-touch gestures on a single-touch touch surface: Methods for activating multi-touch functionality by recognizing and processing multi-touch interactions on a touch surface of non-multi-touch computing devices. The computing device may detect a jump from the location of the first touch event to determine that a multiple touch gesture is being traced. Virtual touch events are detected and... Agent:

20110102465 - Image processor, electronic device including the same, and image processing method: An image processor includes a rotation block and a scaler which share a line buffer block with each other. The image processor receives rearranged pixel data from a memory unit based on rotation information for generating a rotated image and performs scaling on the rearranged pixel data.... Agent:

20110102467 - Information processing apparatus, image enlargement processing method, and program: An information processing apparatus includes a display section, a generation section, a determination section, and a control section. The display section includes a screen. The generation section generates an image of content data including visible data. The determination section determines an area surrounding an area in which the visible data... Agent: Sony Electronics Inc.

20110102468 - System and method for displaying guidance symbol: Disclosed are a system and a method of displaying a guidance symbol. The guidance symbol displaying system may include a distance difference calculator to calculate a distance difference between a user location and a guidance symbol location, and a symbol display controller to control display of the guidance symbol by... Agent: Thinkware Systems Corporation

20110102466 - System and method for zooming images: A system for zooming images includes a mobile device, an acceleration sensor, and a processing unit. The mobile device displays an image. The acceleration sensor is mounted to the mobile device, to sense an acceleration of the mobile device, and to generate displacement data of the mobile device according to... Agent: Hon Hai Precision Industry Co., Ltd.

20110102469 - Information storage medium, image control device, and image control method: An image control device includes a display control section that performs a normal display control process that controls an image based on a first designation position, and controls the image based on a second designation position, and performs a special display control process that controls the image based on the... Agent: Namco Bandai Games Inc.

20110102470 - Portable computer with improved scroll and method of controlling the same: A portable computer with an improved scrolling mechanism preferably includes: a display panel through which an image is displayed; an image processing unit configured to process an image displayed through the display panel; a casing configured to accommodate the image processing unit; a manipulation knob which is slidably arranged on... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102473 - Color sequential display apparatus and driving method thereof: A color sequential display apparatus and a driving method thereof are provided. The color sequential display apparatus includes an image processing circuit and a display panel coupling to the image processing circuit. The image processing circuit is used to receive an image signal of a color frame to generate output... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110102475 - Display apparatus, backlight unit, and backlight providing method for controlling a plurality of led strings: A display apparatus, a backlight unit, a backlight providing method for controlling a plurality of light emitting diode (LED) strings are provided. The display apparatus includes a display panel, and a backlight unit (BLU) which projects backlight onto the display panel, wherein the BLU includes a plurality of light emitting... Agent: Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

20110102474 - Display method for color sequential display: A display method for a color sequential display is provided. The method includes the following steps. During a first frame period, a first color backlight is provided, and a plurality of scan lines is sequentially enabled according to a first scanning order. During a second frame period, a second color... Agent: Chunghwa Picture Tubes, Ltd.

20110102476 - Driver of field sequential display and driving method thereof: A driver of a field sequential display is provided. The driver includes a first power device, a second power device, and a driving waveform generator. The first power device generates a first power when the field sequential display is in a color mode. The second power device generates a second... Agent: Nuvoton Technology Corporation

20110102480 - Driving method for electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed is a method for driving an electrophoretic display device including a first electrode, a second electrode facing the first electrode, and an electrophoretic element disposed between the first electrode and the second electrode. The method includes a display driving step of inputting a first potential to the first electrode... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110102481 - Driving method for electrophoretic display device, electrophoretic display device, and electronic apparatus: Disclosed is a method for driving an electrophoretic display device including a display unit having an electrophoretic element interposed between a pair of substrates, a pixel, a pixel electrode provided for each pixel and an opposite electrode facing the pixel electrode via the electrophoretic element. A step of performing an... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110102482 - Electro-optical device and electronic apparatus: An electro-optical device includes, on a substrate, three sub-pixels, three sampling switches, three data lines, three image signal lines, and three lead wiring lines. The three sub-pixels correspond to red, green and blue, respectively. The three sub-pixels are included in a unit pixel. The three sampling switches correspond to the... Agent: Seiko Epson Corporation

20110102478 - Gamma adjustment circuit and method and display device employing same: A display device includes a gamma adjustment circuit employing a method for adjusting red, green, blue (R, G, B) data of an image signal. The gamma adjustment circuit provides at least one look up table (LUT) to store gamma correction values, determines whether at least two kinds of color data... Agent: Chimei Innolux Corporation

20110102483 - Headup display device and method for indicating virtual image: A headup display device controls a brightness of an image according to a present illumination in an environment of a vehicle and projects the image to a front windshield of the vehicle to indicate the image as a virtual image in an interior of the vehicle. An illumination determination unit... Agent: Denso Corporation

20110102479 - Image processing apparatus, image processing method and storage medium: An image processing apparatus comprises an identification unit configured to identify, for each pixel in the frame image, minimum pixel values for each color component from pixel values of surrounding pixels for each color component, wherein the surrounding pixels are positioned around the pixel, and identifying, as a common pixel... Agent: Canon Kabushiki Kaisha

20110102477 - Liquid crystal display device: A backlight unit (60) is provided in such a manner that light (L3) incident from the backlight unit (60) to a liquid crystal display element (20) in a diagonal direction that causes the light to be likely to be emitted from the liquid crystal display element (20) in a normal... Agent:

20110102471 - Method and device for driving liquid crystal display: The present invention in one aspect relates to a source driver for driving a display panel to display an image data in an adaptive column inversion. In one embodiment, the source driver includes a data processing unit having a logic circuit adapted for determining N most-significant bits (MSBs) of image... Agent: Au Optronics

20110102472 - Transmission channel for image data: A display controller having only three color channels per pixel is used to control a display system having four or more color channels. Mapping of the possible luminance values for each color channel of each pixel to the 2n intervals represented by the n bits in each color channel are... Agent:

20110102484 - a display: A display includes a plurality of display elements. Each display element includes two opposed electrodes, a first dielectric layer, a fluid including a plurality of colorants, and a second dielectric layer. The first dielectric layer is disposed between the electrodes and has at least one reservoir defined therein. The second... Agent:

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